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An overview of in-game information for each social policy branch. For more detailed and accurate information, users are encouraged to visit the War Academy’s individual social policy articles which are linked to in the branch headings.

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Liberty is best for civilizations which desire rapid expansion. Adopting Liberty will provide 1 Culture in every city. Adopting all policies in the Liberty tree will grant a free Great Person of your choice near the Capital.Ancient Era
LibertyAdopting Liberty will provide 1 Culture in every city.
Collective RuleSpeeds the training of Settlers by 50% in the Capital and a free Settler appears near the Capital.
CitizenshipTile improvement construction rate increased by 25% and a Worker appears near the Capital.
Republic+1 Production in every City and +5% Production in cities when constructing Buildings.Collective Rule
RepresentationEach city you found will increase the Culture cost of policies by 33% less than normal. Also starts a Golden Age.Citizenship
Meritocracy+1 Happiness for each City you own connected to the Capital and -5% Unhappiness from Citizens in non-occupied Cities.Citizenship


Tradition is best for small empires. Adopting all Policies in the Tradition tree will grant +15% Growth and +2 in each city.Ancient Era
TraditionAdopting Tradition greatly increases the rate of border expansion in cities and also grants 3 Culture in the Capital.
Aristocracy+15% when building Wonders and +1 Happiness for every 10 Citizens in a City.
OligarchyGarrisoned units cost no maintenance and cities with a garrison gain +100% Ranged Combat Strength.
LegalismProvides a free culture building in your first 4 cities.
Landed Elite+10% Growth and +2 in the Capital.Legalism
Monarchy+1 Gold and -1 Unhappiness for every 2 Citizens in the Capital.Legalism


Honor improves the effectiveness of one’s army in a variety of ways. Adopting all policies in the Honor tree will grant Gold for each enemy unit killed.Ancient Era
HonorAdopting Honor gives a +25% combat bonus VS Barbarians, and notifications will be provided when new Barbarian Encampments spawn in revealed territory. Gain Culture for the empire from each barbarian killed.
Warrior Code+15% Production when training Melee units and a Great General appears outside the Capital.
Discipline+10% combat strength for military Units which have another military Unit in an adjacent tile.
Military TraditionMilitary Units gain 50% more Experience from combat.Warrior Code
Military CasteEach City with a garrison increases empire Happiness by 1 and Culture by 2.Discipline
Professional Army Gold cost of upgrading Military Units reduced by 33% and +1 Happiness from every defensive building (Walls, Castle, Arsenal, Military Base).Military Caste


Piety increases the Culture of empires. Adopting all policies in the Piety tree will reduce the Culture cost of future Policies by 10%. This branch cannot be active at the same time as Rationalism.Classical Era
PietyAdopting Piety reduces the time to build Culture buildings by 15%.
Organized Religion+1 Happiness from every Monument, Temple and Monastery.
Mandate of Heaven50% of excess Happiness added each turn to the amount of Culture that may be spent on Social Policies.
TheocracyTemples increase a cities Gold output by 10%.Organized Religion
Reformation Culture increased by 33% in all cities which have built a World Wonder and the empire immediately enters a Golden Age.Organized Religion
Free Religion+1 Culture for each Monument, Temple and Monastery. Also gives 1 free Policy.Reformation, Mandate of Heaven


Patronage enhances the benefits of City-State friendship. Adopting all policies in the Patronage tree will make other players’ Influence with City-States decrease 33% more per turn than usual.Medieval Era
Patronage Influence with City-States degrades 25% slower than normal.
Philanthropy Gold gifts to City-States produce 25% more Influence.
AestheticsMinimum Influence level with all City-States is 20.
ScholasticismAll City-States which are Allies provide a Science bonus equal to 25% of what they produce for themselves.Philanthropy
Cultural DiplomacyQuantity of Resources gifted by City-States increased by 100%. Happiness from gifted Luxuries increased by 50%.Scholasticism
Educated EliteAllied City-States will occasionally gift you Great People.Scholasticism, Aesthetics


Commerce provides bonuses to naval empires, and those focused on Gold. Adopting all Policies in the Commerce tree will grant +1 Gold from every Specialist.Medieval Era
CommerceAdopting Commerce will boost Gold output in Capital City by 25%.
Trade Unions Maintenance paid on Roads and Railroads reduced by 33%. Harbors and Seaports gain +1 Gold.
Naval Tradition+1 Movement for Naval units and +1 Sight for Naval combat units.
MercantilismPurchasing items in Cities requires 25% less Gold.Trade Unions
Merchant Navy+3 Production in all coastal Cities.Naval Tradition
Protectionism+1 Happiness from each Luxury resource.Mercantilism


Rationalism improves the ability to use and generate Science. Adopting all Policies in the Rationalism tree will grant +1 Gold from Science buildings. This branch cannot be active at the same time as Piety.Renaissance Era
RationalismAdopting Rationalism boosts Science gained from research agreements by 50%.
Secularism+2 Science from every Specialist.
Humanism+1 Happiness from every University, Observatory and Public School.
Free Thought+1 Science from every Trading Post and +17% Science from Universities.Secularism
Sovereignty+15% Science while the empire is Happy.Humanism
Scientific Revolution2 free Technologies.Free Thought


Freedom is best for small, focused empires. In particular, it provides bonuses for Great People and Specialists. Adopting all Policies in the Freedom tree will increase the base yield from Great Tile Improvements by 100% and length of Golden Ages increased by 50%. This branch cannot be active at the same time as Autocracy or Order.Renaissance Era
FreedomUpon adopting Freedom, the rate at which Great People are born is increased by 25%.
Constitution+2 Culture from each World Wonder.
Universal Suffrage Combat Strength of Cities increased by 33%.
Civil SocietySpecialists consume only half the normal amount of Food.
Free Speech8 units are maintenance free.Constitution
DemocracySpecialist Population in Cities produce half the normal amount of Unhappiness.Civil Society


Autocracy is for militaristic civilizations, dreaming of world conquest. Adopting all Policies in the Autocracy tree will grant a 20% attack bonus to all Military Units for 30 turns. This branch cannot be active at the same time as Freedom or Order.Industrial Era
AutocracyAdopting Autocracy reduces Unit Gold Maintenance costs by 33%, allowing an empire to field a larger military.
PopulismWounded Military Units inflict 25% more damage than normal.
Militarism Gold cost of purchasing units reduced by 33%.
FascismQuantity of Strategic Resources produced by the empire increased by 100%.Populism, Militarism
Police State+3 Happiness from every Courthouse. Build Courthouses in half the usual time.Militarism
Total War+15% Production when building Military Units and new Military Units start with 15 Experience.Fascism, Police State


Order is best for large, sprawling empires, increasing the strength of the empire based on the number of Cities it contains. Adopting all Policies in the Order tree will grant +1 Food, Production, Science, Gold, and Culture per city. This branch cannot be active at the same time as Freedom or Autocracy.Industrial Era
OrderAdopting Order will increase Happiness by 1 per City.
United FrontMilitaristic city states grant units twice as often when you are at war with a common foe.
Socialism Gold maintenance costs of Buildings reduced by 15%.Planned Economy
Nationalism25% attack bonus when fighting in friendly territory.
Planned EconomyFactories increase a cities Science output by 25%.
Communism+2 Production per City and +10% Production when constructing Buildings.Socialism
Civilization V: Gods & Kings
Developer(s)Firaxis Games
Publisher(s)2K Games(Windows)
Aspyr(OS X, Linux)
Designer(s)Ed Beach
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux,
Cloud (OnLive)
Genre(s)Turn-based strategy, 4X
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings is the first official expansion pack for the turn-based strategyvideo gameCivilization V. It was released on June 19, 2012 in North America, and on June 22, 2012 in the rest of the world.[1] It adds both religion and espionage mechanics to the game as well as reworking the combat and diplomacy features.[2] It is available either in disc form or as download content via Steam.


Gods & Kings includes 27 new units, 13 new buildings, nine new wonders, two new eras, and nine new playable civilizations. A new religion mechanic featuring a 'faith' resource allows players to found their own religion which they can grow into a 'world-spanning fully customized religion.' Diplomacy has been reworked to include espionage, foreign embassies, and new types of city-states (religious and mercantile). City-states also feature a new quest system and strategic importance. Additionally, the combat system has been re-worked to include smarter AI, an expanded early modern era, and enhanced naval combat featuring Great Admiral and melee naval units. Gods & Kings adds an additional 52 Steam achievements to Civilization V.[3]

Three new scenarios are included in the expansion: 'Fall of Rome', focusing on the decline of the Roman Empire; 'Into the Renaissance', focusing on religion in the Middle Ages into the Renaissance era; and 'Empires of the Smoky Skies', a Victoriansteampunk scenario.[4]

Gods & Kings reintroduces a religion mechanic to the series. Players are able to found a religion and customize its various beliefs, resulting in differing in-game benefits, through the cultivation of a 'faith' resource similar to how culture and science already function in the game. The use of Great Prophet, missionary, and inquisitor units also allows players to spread and control their chosen religion. Religion will feature prominently in the first two-thirds of the game, affecting diplomacy and international relations, but its effect will taper off as players approach the modern era. Gods & Kings includes eleven religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, Tengrism and Zoroastrianism. However, the player has the option to rename a religion as they wish.[5][6][7]

Espionage in Gods & Kings can be used to invade rival civilizations as well as city-states. Spies are capable of stealing technology, rigging elections, performing reconnaissance, as well as various other espionage missions available in previous Civilization games. Unlike in previous games, however, spies are not trained by a civilization. Instead, they are awarded at certain intervals along the timeline. Additionally, unlike in past games, spies can gain levels by successfully performing a mission, just as combat units gain experience whenever they engage in a battle and succeed. Captured spies can also reveal information to the opposing civilization. The espionage system is designed to take effect just as the religion system begins to taper off. As such, spies are not available until the Renaissance era.[5][6][7]

The expansion includes nine new playable civilizations and leaders: William I of the Netherlands,[8]Boudicca of the Celts, Pacal the Great of the Maya, Dido of Carthage,[9]Theodora of Byzantium, Attila of the Huns, Maria Theresa of Austria,[10]Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, and Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden.[11] Additionally, Isabella of Spain, previously released as DLC for Civilization V, is included with the expansion along with the nine new playable civilizations.[4]


Aggregate score
Metacritic80/100 (53 reviews)[12]
Review scores
Giant Bomb[14]

Early reviews on the game were positive, with a score of 80 out of 100 on review aggregator Metacritic, based on 53 reviews.[12]

IGN stated that the expansion 'enhances the base game immensely, so much so that I can't imagine playing Civilization V without it', and concludes that 'longtime Civ fans and newcomers alike have plenty of reason to go forth and find faith in Gods and Kings', giving it a score of 9 out of 10.[15]Forbes called it 'a terrific expansion - and as addictive as ever', praising the reintroduction of both religion and espionage to the series.[16]The Escapist said that 'more than just additional civs, units and technologies, Gods & Kings brings whole new systems to Civ V's turn-based design which force you to rethink old strategies', awarding the game with a four and a half stars out of five.[17]The Verge praised especially the new religion mechanics, stating its superiority to the previous Civilization IV: 'it's not the half-assed pick from a list and watch the game do stuff that doesn't matter religion system in Civilization IV. (...) It adds a new layer to world interactions and provides just one more way to conquer the world.'[18]


A less enthusiastic opinion came from GameSpy, which criticized espionage for its reduced importance in the overall gameplay and stated that the expansion bears little difference from its core game, giving it a three and a half stars out of five.[19]

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  2. ^Laabs, Greg (February 16, 2012). 'Civilization V Expansion Pack Announced!'. 2K Blog. 2K Games.
  3. ^'Gods & Kings Achievements'. Take-Two Interactive Software. Retrieved May 29, 2012.
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  7. ^ abMcGee, Maxwell (2012-02-16). 'Gods & Kings Brings Big Changes to Civilization V'. GameSpot. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
  8. ^'Netherlands civilization'. August 16, 2018.
  9. ^'Carthage civilization'. August 16, 2018.
  10. ^'Austria civilization'. August 16, 2018.
  11. ^'Sweden civilization'. August 16, 2018.
  12. ^ ab'Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings for PC Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More - Metacritic'. Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  13. ^Kelly, Kevin (2012-06-25). 'Sid Meier's Civilization 5: Gods and Kings Review for PC'. G4. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
  14. ^Navarro, Alex (2012-06-18). 'Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Review'. Giant Bomb. Retrieved 2012-06-18.
  15. ^ abGallegos, Anthony (2010-06-19). 'Civilization V Review'. IGN. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  16. ^David M. Ewalt (2012-04-18). 'Civ Gets Good With God In Civilization V: Gods & Kings'. Forbes. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  17. ^Civilization V: Gods & Kings Review. 'Civilization V: Gods & Kings Review'. The Escapist. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  18. ^Pitts, Russ (2012-06-18). ''Civilization V: Gods & Kings' review: manifested destiny'. The Verge. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  19. ^'GameSpy: Civilization V: Gods & Kings Review - Page 1'. Retrieved 2012-07-06.

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