Kasbah (Civ5)

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Kasbah (Civ5)

The Moroccan unique improvement.

Worker improvement introduced in Brave New World


Chivalry (Civ5) Chivalry

  • +1 20xFood5 Food
  • +1 20xProduction5 Production
  • +1 20xGold5 Gold
  • Gives a defensive bonus of 50%
  • Can only be built on Desert tiles.

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Game InfoEdit

Unique improvement of the Moroccan civilization. Requires Chivalry.

  • Constructed on:
  • Effect:
    • +1 20xFood5 Food, 20xProduction5 Production, and 20xGold5 Gold
    • +50% Defensive bonus for any unit on that tile.


Use the Kasbah to turn your deserts into useful terrain, even without the Petra wonder. This improvement is especially useful on desert hills, which already have +2 20xProduction5 Production, and will additionally help with the defense of the area!

Historical InfoEdit

A Kasbah is a type of medina (a walled quarter in a city) found in the countryside, usually a small settlement on a hilltop or hillside. Originally the home for a tribal chieftain or important Islamic imam, the Kasbah is characterized by high-walled, windowless houses and narrow, winding streets. It is usually dominated by a single fortified tower. Kasbahs were common along the North African coast and Middle East until the early 1900s. Building a Kasbah was a mark of wealth, influence, and power for Moroccan and Algerian families of Arab descent.

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