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Initiation is the starting title for the Owls of Minerva, a Secret Society exclusive to the Secret Societies game mode in Civilization VI. It is unlocked by sending an Envoy Envoy to a city-state.


+1 Economic Policy Economic Policy slot. Each Trade Route Trade Route sent to a city-state grants 1 Envoy Envoy there.

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Your commerce advisor wears a purple band about his wrist. Your high priest bears the tattoo of an eagle on his tongue. Your underlings all seem to be Owls. They ARE your underlings, and not the other way around… right?

Civilization VI Secret Societies [edit]
Titles Special Unlocks
Hermetic Order NeophyteAdeptMagusAiwass Alchemical SocietyLey LineOccult Research
Owls of Minerva InitiationRitualIndoctrinationMaster Plan Gilded Vault
Sanguine Pact TasteRising HungerVoivodeEndless Night VampireVampire Castle
Voidsingers MelodyChorusCanticleSymphony CultistDark SummoningOld God Obelisk