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Game Info[]

Luxury resource from Conquest of the New World Deluxe scenario. Added to main game in a patch released on 27 October 2014.[1]


20xCocoa5.png Cocoa, like Bananas, is found only in jungles. You'll have to remove the jungle to improve it with a Plantation, but it's usually worth your while if you need extra 20xHappiness5.png Happiness and Gold Gold. Be on the lookout for these if you're playing as the Aztecs or the Brazilians, whose starting bias makes it easier for them to procure Cocoa resources.

Civilopedia entry[]

Cocoa beans, the product of the cacao tree native to South America, was an important commodity in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, and figured prominently in tribal cultures. Introduced by the Spanish to Europe, by the mid-1700s it was immensely popular there as a beverage, cooking ingredient, and even as a medicine.


Civilization V Resources [edit]
Bonus BananasBison BNW-only.pngCattleDeerFishSheepStoneWheat
Strategic AluminumCoalHorsesIronOilUranium
Luxury Citrus GodsKings5 clear.pngCloves BNW-only.pngCocoa BNW-only.pngCopper GodsKings5 clear.pngCottonCrab GodsKings5 clear.pngDyesFursGemsGoldIncenseIvoryJewelry GodsKings5 clear.pngMarbleNutmeg BNW-only.pngPearlsPepper BNW-only.pngPorcelain GodsKings5 clear.pngSalt GodsKings5 clear.pngSilkSilverSpicesSugarTruffles GodsKings5 clear.pngWhalesWine

GodsKings5 clear.png Valid only in the Gods & Kings expansion pack.
BNW-only.png Valid only in the Brave New World expansion pack.