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The Settler (or Settlers) is a special unit available early in the Civilization and Call to Power games. Although they cannot fight for themselves (usually), they are some of the most important units in the game, as they can found new cities.


Main article: Settler (Civ1)

Civilization II

Main article: Settler (Civ2)

Civilization II: Test of Time

Requires nothing; A/D/M/H 0/1/1/2; Cost 40. Explosives obsoletes.

Civilization II: Test of Time Fantasy

Requires nothing; A/D/M/H 0/2/1/1; Cost 40, Never obsolete, Surface and underworld, Human and Infidel.

  • Buteo - 2 Move (0/2/2/1) May move between surface and clouds (as B Settler)
  • Elf - Ignore enemy Zone of Control, Surface and underworld (as E Settler)
  • Merfolk - May move between surface and undersea (as M Settler)
  • Stygian - May move between surface and undersea, unbribeable (as S Settler)
  • See Goblin Miner for this function for Goblin team. Dwarves can also act as settlers.

Civilization II: Test of Time Sci Fi

See Colonist (Civ2)

Civilization III

Main article: Settler (Civ3)

Civilization IV

Main article: Settler (Civ4)

Civilization V

Main article: Settler (Civ5)

Civilization VI

Main article: Settler (Civ6)

Civilization: Beyond Earth

The main article has not been created for (or Settler is not part of) Civilization: Beyond Earth
See Colonist (CivBE)
See Earthling Settler (CivBE)

Civilization Revolution

Main article: Settler (CivRev)

Civilization Revolution 2

Main article: Settler (CivRev2)


The main article has not been created for (or Settler is not part of) Freeciv

See the "Settlers" page on the Freeciv wiki.

Requires nothing; A/D/M H/F/V 0/1/1 20/1/1; Cost 40, 1s 1f. Costs 1 population.

  • May be disbanded in a city to recover 50% of the production cost.
  • Can build new cities.
  • Can add on 1 population to cities of no more than size 7.
  • Can perform worker functions
  • May pillage to destroy infrastructure from tiles.
  • A non-military unit (cannot attack; no martial law).
  • Will never achieve veteran status.

Civilization: Call to Power

Main article: Settler (CTP1)

Call to Power II

Main article: Settler (CTP2)


Main article: Settler (C-evo)

Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri‎

Main article: Settler (SMAC)

Other games

Settler is not present in (or the article has not been created for) the following games :

Game Article
FreeCol Settler (FreeCol)

Not in the following games

It has been confirmed that Settler is not present in the following games :

Civilization IV: Colonization

Future Technology (CivRev)
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