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God of the Open Sky is a Pantheon in Civilization VI. It grants +1 Culture Culture to all tiles with a Pasture improvement.


Like Stone Circles, this pantheon is usually a safe early-game pick if some of the relevant resources are visible. Both Cattle Cattle and Sheep Sheep are common bonus resources that frequently spawn in clusters, and unlike Stone Stone, do not have as strong an incentive to be harvested. Unlike Stone Circles, however, God of the Open Sky does not provide Faith Faith, making it less appealing to religion-focused civilizations but of interest to those such as the Mongolians and the Scythians, who tend to spawn near Horses Horses and have a low Culture Culture output that hampers border growth.

In particular, God of the Open Sky is a natural fit for the Australians, especially if they're trying to win a Culture Victory. By founding cities near Cattle Cattle, Horses Horses, and Sheep Sheep, they can trigger Culture Bombs and generate bonus Culture Culture to quickly expand their cities' borders, and later surround them with Outback Stations to help their cities grow.

Civilization VI Religion [edit]
Default Religions

BuddhismCatholicismConfucianismEastern OrthodoxyHindu Dharma1HinduismIslamJudaismMahayana Buddhism1ProtestantismShaivism1ShintoSikhismTaoismTheravada Buddhism1Vajrayana Buddhism1Zoroastrianism


City Patron GoddessDance of the AuroraDesert FolkloreDivine SparkEarth GoddessFertility RitesFire Goddess GS-Only.pngGod of Creation (Atum)1God of CraftsmenGod of HealingGod of the ForgeGod of the Open SkyGod of the SeaGod of WarGod of Watery Abyss (Nun)1Goddess of FestivalsGoddess of the HarvestGoddess of the HuntInitiation RitesLady of the Reeds and MarshesMonument to the GodsOdin1Oral TraditionReligious IdolsRiver GoddessReligious SettlementsSacred PathStone Circles

See Also Beliefs
1 Specific scenarios only

GS-Only.png Added in the Gathering Storm expansion pack.