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Appease the Gods is a special Scored Competition in the Apocalypse Game Mode, introduced in the Maya & Gran Colombia Pack. It triggers randomly throughout the game independently of the World Congress, and involves the Soothsayer.

Scoring Criteria Edit

Civilizations are granted points for using the Soothsayer to sacrifice combat units adjacent to an active Volcano. Points are equal to the unit's melee strength. Naval units are not eligible.


  • Gold Tier (highest score): 1 free Soothsayer
  • Silver Tier (top 25% of scores): 1 random promotion for all existing and future Soothsayer units. +2 Civ6Faith Faith per turn.
  • Bronze Tier (next top 25% of scores): +2 Civ6Faith Faith per turn.

Civilizations that finish with the highest score will receive both Gold Tier and Silver Tier prizes.

Related achievementsEdit

Steam achievement The accursed share (Civ6)
The accursed share
Use a max-promotions Soothsayer to sacrifice a max-promotions GDR
This is a reference to the French Essay 'The Accursed Share'by Georges_Bataille
Civilization VI Competitions GS-Only [edit]

Aid RequestAppease the Gods1Climate AccordsInternational Space StationMilitary Aid RequestNobel Prize Competitions (Nobel Peace PrizeNobel Prize in LiteratureNobel Prize in Physics) • World GamesWorld's Fair

1: Apocalypse mode only

GS-Only Added in the Gathering Storm expansion pack.

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