There are six ways to achieve victory in Civilization IV.
- Main article: Conquest Victory (Civ4)
Eliminate all other civilizations.
- Main article: Cultural Victory (Civ4)
- Main article: Domination Victory (Civ4)
Lead in world population by 30% and have 65% of the world under your control (the percentages may vary).
- Main article: Spaceship (Civ4)
Build and Launch your spacecraft and get to Alpha Centauri first.
- Main article: Diplomatic Victory (Civ4)
Have the highest score when the time ends (it ends in 2050 AD at normal speed).