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'''Alpine''' is a Tier I [[Promotions (Civ6)|promotion]] for [[Units (Civ6)#Recon|recon units]] in ''[[Civilization VI]]''. It allows faster movement on [[Hills (Civ6)|Hill]] [[Terrain (Civ6)|terrain]].
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'''Alpine''' is a Tier I [[Promotions (Civ6)|promotion]] for [[Units (Civ6)#Recon|recon units]] in ''[[Civilization VI]]''.
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A unit with this promotion moves faster on [[Hills (Civ6)|Hill]] [[Terrain (Civ6)|terrain]].
   
 
==Historical Context==
 
==Historical Context==

Revision as of 19:08, December 3, 2016

Alpine is a Tier I promotion for recon units in Civilization VI.

A unit with this promotion moves faster on Hill terrain.

Historical Context

While some early tribes were adept at trudging across the hills and mountains of Europe and Asia (in fact, many primitives had strong superstitions concerning the "high places" and tended to avoid these), in general it wasn't until the Renaissance that military units were formed in Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Germany, and even India with the skills to operate in hilly terrain. Since warfare began, holding the high ground has been important for victory; these alpine formations – usually small – not only scouted the lay of the land but looked to insure it was held by their side.

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