Civilization VI Technologies

Guess the techs based on the quotes which they come with and their eurekas.
Includes technologies from Gathering Storm, and Rise and Fall.
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Last updated: April 19, 2023
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Ancient Era
"No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune."
– Plutarch
"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."
– Winston S. Churchill
Animal Husbandry
"When you find yourself in a hole, quit digging."
– Will Rogers
"It is not that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better."
– Sir Francis Drake
Found a city on the coast
"I don't believe in _______; I'm a Sagittarius and we're sceptical."
– Arthur C. Clarke
Find a Natural Wonder
"Thousands have lived without love, not one without water."
– W. H. Auden
Farm a resource
"_____ is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words."
Meet another civilization
"I shot an arrow into the air. It fell to earth, I knew not where."
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Kill a unit with a Slinger
"Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves."
– Adrienne Clarkson
Build a Quarry
"I’m also interested in creating a lasting legacy … because _____ will last for thousands of years."
– Richard MacDonald
Kill 3 Barbarians
Bronze Working
"Don't reinvent the ____, just realign it."
– Anthony D'Angelo
Mine a resource
Classical Era
"And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by."
– John Masefield
Improve 2 Sea Resources
Celestial Navigation
"Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort."
– Helen Gurley Brown
Make a Trade Route
"No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle."
– Winston Churchill
Build a Pasture
Horseback Riding
"The Lord made us all out of ____. Then he turns up the heat to forge some of us into steel."
– Marie Osmond
Build an Iron Mine
Iron Working
"There is nothing but a plank between a sailor and eternity."
– Thomas Gibbons
Own 2 Galleys
"If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with ________."
– Galileo Galilei
Build 3 Specialty Districts
"The four building blocks of the universe are fire, water, gravel and vinyl."
– Dave Barry
Build a Water Mill
"Normal people … believe that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. ______ believe that if it ain’t broke, it doesn’t have enough features yet."
– Scott Adams
Build Ancient Walls
Medieval Era
"Strategy requires thought; _____ require observation."
– Max Euwe
Kill a unit with a Spearman
Military Tactics
"Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out."
– Revelation 3:12
Build a Classical Era or later Wonder
"We are all ________ in a craft where no one ever becomes a master."
– Ernest Hemingway
Build 3 Mines
Few inventions have been so simple as the ______, but few have had so catalytic an influence on history."
– Lynn White Jr.
Have the Feudalism civic
"I'd imagine the whole world as one big ______. ________ never come with any spare parts, you know. They always come with the exact amount they need."
– Hugo Cabret
Own 3 Archers
"The purpose of _______ is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
– Malcolm Forbes
Earn a Great Scientist
"Blast - Build - Battle"
– Motto of the U.S. 16th ______ Brigade
Build an Aqueduct
Military Engineering
"Rocks in my path? I keep them all. With them I shall build my _____."
– Nemo Nox
Have a government with 6 policy slots
Renaissance Era
"Not all who wander are lost."
– J.R.R. Tolkien
Build 2 Harbors
"People can have the Model T in any color - so long as it's black."
– Henry Ford
Build a Lumber Mill
Mass Production
"If you owe the ____ $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the _____'s problem."
– J. Paul Getty
Have the Guilds civic
The real use of ________ is to make all men tall."
– Thomas Carlyle
Build an Armory
"The pen might not be mightier than the sword, but maybe the ______ press is heavier than the siege weapon. Just a few words can change everything."
– Terry Pratchett
Build 2 Universities
"It's not the towering sails, but the unseen wind that moves a ship."
– English Proverb
Kill a unit with a Musketman
Square Rigging
"________ compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another."
– Plato
Build a University next to a Mountain
"Don't judge someone until you've stood at his forge and worked with his hammer."
– Rick Riordan
Own 2 Crossbowmen
Metal Casting
"The lowest is to attack a city. ____ of a city is only done as a last resort."
– Sun Tzu
Own 2 Trebuchets
Siege Tactics
Industrial Era
The key words of violent economics are urbanisation, ___________, centralisation, efficiency, quantity, speed."
– E.F. Schumacher
Build 3 Workshops
"If facts don't fit the theory, change the facts."
– Albert Einstein
Have The Enlightenment civic
Scientific Theory
"Let’s get on our knees and pray. I don’t know to whom. Is there a patron saint of ______ yet?"
– Adam Savage
Have 2 Forts in your territory
"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results."
– Winston Churchill
Kill a unit with a Knight
Military Science
"It is arguable whether the human race have been gainers by the march of science beyond the _____ _____."
– Winston Churchill
Build 2 Shipyards
Steam Power
"No innovation in the past 200 years has done more to save lives and improve health than the ______ revolution triggered by the invention of the toilet."
– Sylvia Burwell
Build 2 Neighbourhoods
"You and I come by road or rail, but ______ travel on infrastructure."
– Margaret Thatcher
Build 2 Banks
"Bolt actions speak louder than words."
– Craig Roberts
Build a Niter Mine
Modern Era
"For once you have tasted ____ you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return."
– Leonardo da Vinci
Build an Industrial era or later wonder
"Many of us take better care of our automobiles than we do of our own bodies … yet the auto has _______ _____."
– B.J. Palmer
Own 3 Line Infantries
Replaceable Parts
"There are three things extremely hard: ____, a diamond, and to know one's self."
– Benjamin Franklin
Build a Coal Mine and an Ironclad
"Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man."
– Thomas Tredgold
Build 1 Coal Power Plant
"If it weren't for ______, we'd all be watching television by candlelight."
– George Gobel
Own 3 Privateers
"A world without ____ is a deaf world."
– Ernest Yeboah
Build a National Park
"________ is the dirty part of physics."
– Peter Reiss
Have a level two Alliance.
The cars haven't advanced that much since we were kids. When you boil it down, it's still a gas _______ engine."
– Dana Brunetti
Extract an Artifact
Atomic Era
If God had really intended men to fly, He'd make it easier to get to the airport."
– George Winters
Build 2 Biplanes
Advanced Flight
"_____ science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty."
– John Carmack
Boost through Great Scientist or Spy
"Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star."
– W. Clement Stone
Build 2 Power Plants
Build 1 Oil Power Plant
Advanced Ballistics
"Better to fight for something than live for nothing."
– George S. Patton
Have 3 Armies or Armadas
Combined Arms
"Nothing on this earth lasts forever. Except maybe _____."
– Patricia Dunn
Build an Oil Well
"To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a ________."
– Paul R. Ehrlich
Adopt a government with 8 inherent policy slots
"Leave the atom alone."
– E.Y. Harburg
Boost through Great Scientist or Spy
Nuclear Fission
"There may be no forgiveness for polyester. On this one matter, Satan and the Lord are in agreement."
– Joe Hill
Build 2 Aerodromes
Synthetic Materials
Information Era
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."
– George Bernard Shaw
Boost through Great Scientist or Spy
"Right now there are thirty-one ______s zipping around the world with nothing better to do than help you find your way to the grocery store."
– Ed Burnette
Build 2 Broadcast Centers
"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you were heading."
– Lao Tzu
Kill a Fighter
Guidance Systems
When God said, ‘Let there be light,’ he surely must have meant perfectly coherent light."
– Charles Townes
Build 2 Drones
"All material things seem to have been composed of the hard and solid particles... variously associated with the first Creation by the counsel of an Intelligent Agent."
– Isaac Newton
Own 3 Tanks
"In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth."
– Patti Smith
Boost through Great Scientist or Spy
Stealth Technology
"I'll be back."
Have the Globalization civic
"I am a big proponent of harnessing the power of _____- from 93 million miles away. _____ is done by our sun really, really well and for free. Here on Earth in reactors, not so much."
– Joe Romm
Boost through Great Scientist or Spy
Nuclear Fusion
"If technology is the engine of change, then ____________ is the fuel for humanity's future."
– Natasha Vita-More
Build an Aluminum Mine
Future Era
"Will no entreaties cause thee to turn a favourable eye upon thy creature, who implores thy goodness and compassion?"
– Mary Shelley
Advanced AI
"The incomplete becomes complete; the crooked becomes straight; the empty becomes full; the worn out becomes new."
– Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu
Advanced Power Cells
"If there is any work in the afterlife, you must do it. Behold me whenever you are called. Be watchful at any moment to work there. Plough my fields, carry water and sand to the east and west. Behold me whenever you are called."
– Inscription on an Egyptian Ushabti
"After eleven Days Passage in this violent Flight, I perceived we began to approach another Earth (if I may so call it) being the Globe or very Body of that Star which we call the Moon."
– Francis Godwin
Offworld Mission
"If the enemy know not where he will be attacked, he must prepare in every quarter, and so be everywhere weak."
– Sun Tzu
Predictive Systems
"I must go down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life, To the gull’s way and the whale’s way where the wind’s like a whetted knife;"
– John Masefield
"It ascends from the earth to the heaven, and it again descends to the earth and receives the force of things superior and inferior."
– Hermes Trismegistus
Smart Materials
"Even though the _____ seems far away, it is actually beginning right now."
– Mattie Stepanek
Future Tech
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