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Fishing Boats in Civilization V

Game Info

Basic sea improvement. Requires Sailing.


Fishing Boats grant access to Fish and all of the water-based luxury resources, improving the growth and economy of nearby cities.

Civilopedia entry

Fishing boats allow a civilization to harvest the valuable crab, fish, whale and pearl resources. To construct fishing boats, you must build a work boat in a coastal city (after your civilization has learned the requisite technology). Work boats are consumed when they construct fishing boats.

Civilization V Improvements [edit]

CampFarmFishing BoatsFortLumber MillMineOffshore PlatformOil WellPasturePlantationQuarryRailroadsRoadsTrading Post


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Great People

AcademyCitadelCustoms HouseHoly Site GodsKings5 clear.png LandmarkManufactory

Scenario specific

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1 Requires a DLC

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