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This article is about the technology in Age of Empires III. For the animal, see Goose.

Ships a large amount of the famed Wild Geese (Irish Brigadiers) from Ireland.
—In-game description

Wild Geese is a technology in Age of Empires III that is unique to the Spanish and can be researched at the Church once the Fortress Age is reached and the "Royal Decree to Claim the New World" Home City Card has been sent. Once researched, 12 Irish Brigadiers named Wild Geese will appear in the Home City shipment point, all existing Irish Brigadiers will be renamed to Wild Geese, allows them to be trained at the Tavern, reduces their hand attack Rate of Fire by 15%, and increases their speed by 0.25. Walloon Guards is the further upgrade of this technology.


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  • Wild Geese costs 2,000 food, is available in the Industrial Age, and ships 10 Hackapells.

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  • With update 14.43676, Wild Geese icon has been updated, costs 1,500 food, is available in the Fortress Age, ships 12 Irish Brigadiers, allows them to be trained at the Tavern, reduces their hand attack Rate of Fire by 15%, and increases their speed by 0.25.


Unique religious technologies in Age of Empires III
Flag BritishDE BritishThin Red Line · The Black Watch · Roger's Rangers · Queen's Rangers
Flag DutchDE DutchCoffee Trade · Red Lancers · Blue Guards
Flag FrenchDE FrenchCode Napoleon · Young Guard · Middle Guard · Old Guard
Flag GermanDE GermansTilly's Discipline · Wallenstein's Contracts · Zweihänder
Flag OttomanDE OttomansNew Order Infantry · Topçu Corps · Kapikulu Corps · Tufanci Corps*
Flag PortugueseDE PortugueseEncomienda Manor · Ordenança · Order of the Tower and the Sword · Besteiros*
Flag RussianDE RussiansWesternization · St. Petersburg Dragoons · Petrine Reforms · Lifeguard Jaegers
Flag SpanishDE SpanishCorselet · Royal Halberdiers · Wild Geese · Walloon Guards
Flag SwedishDE SwedesPush of Pike · Savolax Jaegers · Gustavian Guards
Flag American act3 aoe3de United States^Pennsylvania Pound · 1st Pennsylvania Rifles · Pennsylvania Cavalry
Flag MexicanDE MexicansFirst Guarantee · Second Guarantee · Third Guarantee
Flag ItalianDE ItaliansCarabinieri · Risorgimento · Papacy
Flag MalteseDE MalteseTeutonic Knights · Crusader Knights · Knights of the Hospital
Campaign-only and Historical Battle-only civilizations
Flag John Black's Mercenaries DE John Black's MercenariesIndian Friendship · Customized Merc Weapons
Flag Maltese Cross Knights of St. JohnCorselet · Tax Burden · High Crusade
Flag American act3 aoe3de United StatesGrand Encampment · American Patriots
^ United States requires the "Philadelphia Convention" Federal Card to unlock unique religious technologies
* Before the Definitive Edition