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Intensive Zapotec battle training increases hand infantry damage.
—In-game description

Zapotec Cult of the Dead is a technology in Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs that can be researched at a Trading Post built on a Zapotec settlement. Once researched, it increases the attack of melee infantry by 20%.


  • Zapotec Cult of the Dead is useful for any civilization with a heavy number of melee infantry Home City Cards or unique melee infantry units.