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The following is a list of policy cards in Civilization VI and its expansions.

List of Policy Cards[]

These are separated by type, and ordered by the civic timeline you will gain them.

Name Type Description Supersedes Obsoleted by Civic Era
Survey Military Policy
Military
Double experience for recon units. None Native Conquest Code of Laws Ancient Era
God King Economic Policy
Economic
+1 Gold Gold and Faith Faith in the Capital Capital. None Scripture Code of Laws Ancient Era
Discipline Military Policy
Military
+5 Strength Combat Strength when fighting Barbarians. None Native Conquest Code of Laws Ancient Era
Urban Planning Economic Policy
Economic
+1 Production Production in all cities. None Rationalism Code of Laws Ancient Era
Ilkum Economic Policy
Economic
+30% Production Production towards Builders. None Serfdom Craftmanship Ancient Era
Agoge Military Policy
Military
+50% Production Production towards Ancient and Classical era melee, ranged and anti-cavalry units. None Feudal Contract Craftmanship Ancient Era
Caravansaries Economic Policy
Economic
+2 additional Gold Gold from all Trade Route Trade Routes. None Triangular Trade Foreign Trade Ancient Era
Maritime Industries Military Policy
Military
+100% Production Production towards all Ancient and Classical era naval units. None Press Gangs, International Waters Foreign Trade Ancient Era
Maneuver Military Policy
Military
+50% Production Production towards all Ancient and Classical era light and heavy cavalry units. None Chivalry, Lightning Warfare Military Tradition Ancient Era
Strategos Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+2 Great General Great General points per turn. None Military Organization Military Tradition Ancient Era
Conscription Military Policy
Military
Unit maintenance reduced by 1 Gold Gold per turn per unit. None Levée en Masse State Workforce Ancient Era
Corvée Economic Policy
Economic
+15% Production Production towards Ancient and Classical era wonders. None Gothic Architecture, Skyscrapers State Workforce Ancient Era
Land Surveyors Economic Policy
Economic
Reduces the cost to purchase a tile by 20%. None Expropriation Early Empire Ancient Era
Colonization Economic Policy
Economic
+50% Production Production towards Settlers. None Expropriation Early Empire Ancient Era
Inspiration Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+2 Great Scientist Great Scientist points per turn. None Science Foundations Mysticism Ancient Era
Revelation Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+2 Great Prophet Great Prophet points per turn. None Humanism Mysticism Ancient Era
Limitanei R&F-Only.png Military Policy
Military
+2 Loyalty per turn for cities with a garrisoned unit. None None Early Empire Ancient Era
Insulae Economic Policy
Economic
+1 Housing Housing in all cities with at least 2 specialty districts. None Medina Quarter Games and Recreation Classical Era
Charismatic Leader Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
+2 influence points per turn. None Gunboat Diplomacy Political Philosophy Classical Era
Diplomatic League Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
The first Envoy Envoy you send to each city-state counts as 2 Envoy Envoys. None None Political Philosophy Classical Era
Literary Tradition Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+2 Great Writer Great Writer points per turn. None None Drama and Poetry Classical Era
Raid Military Policy
Military
Yields gained from pillaging are doubled for pillaging improvements. None Total War Military Training Classical Era
Veterancy Military Policy
Military
+30% Production Production towards Encampment districts and buildings.

GS-Only.png +30% Production Production towards Encampment districts, Harbor districts, and buildings for these districts.

None None Military Training Classical Era
Equestrian Orders GS-Only.png Military Policy
Military
All improved Horses Horses and Iron Iron resources yield 1 additional resource per turn. None None Military Training Classical Era
Bastions Military Policy
Military
+6 City Strength Defense Strength. +5 City Ranged Strength Ranged Strength. None Public Works Defensive Tactics Classical Era
Limes Military Policy
Military
+100% Production Production towards defensive buildings. None Lightning Warfare Defensive Tactics Classical Era
Natural Philosophy Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Campus district adjacency bonuses. None Five-Year Plan Recorded History Classical Era
Scripture Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Holy Site district adjacency bonuses. God King None Theology Classical Era
Praetorium R&F-Only.png Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
Governors provide +2 Loyalty per turn to their city. None Communications Office Recorded History Classical Era
Naval Infrastructure Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Harbor district adjacency bonuses. None Economic Union Naval Tradition Medieval Era
Navigation Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+2 Great Admiral Great Admiral points per turn. None None Naval Tradition Medieval Era
Feudal Contract Military Policy
Military
+50% Production Production towards Ancient, Classical, Medieval and Renaissance era melee, ranged and anti-cavalry units. Agoge Grande Armée Feudalism Medieval Era
Serfdom Economic Policy
Economic
Newly trained Builders gain 2 extra build actions. Ilkum Public Works Feudalism Medieval Era
Meritocracy

[1]

Economic Policy
Economic
Each city receives +1 Culture Culture for each specialty district it constructs. None None Civil Service Medieval Era
Retainers Military Policy
Military
+1 Amenity Amenity for cities with a garrisoned unit. None Propaganda Civil Service Medieval Era
Sack

[2]

Military Policy
Military
Yields gained from pillaging are doubled for districts. None Total War Mercenaries Medieval Era
Professional Army Military Policy
Military
50% discount on all unit upgrades.

GS-Only.png 50% Gold Gold discount on all unit upgrades.

None Force Modernization Mercenaries Medieval Era
Retinues GS-Only.png Military Policy
Military
50% resource discount on all unit upgrades. None Force Modernization Mercenaries Medieval Era
Trade Confederation Economic Policy
Economic
+1 Culture Culture and +1 Science Science from international Trade Route Trade Routes. None Market Economy Mercenaries Medieval Era
Merchant Confederation Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
+1 Gold Gold from each of your city-state Envoys None None Medieval Faires Medieval Era
Aesthetics Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Theater Square district adjacency bonuses. None Sports Media Medieval Faires Medieval Era
Medina Quarter Economic Policy
Economic
+2 Housing Housing in all cities with at least 3 specialty districts. Insulae New Deal Medieval Faires Medieval Era
Craftsmen Military Policy
Military
+100% Industrial Zone district adjacency bonuses. None Five-Year Plan Guilds Medieval Era
Town Charters Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Commercial Hub district adjacency bonuses. None Economic Union Guilds Medieval Era
Traveling Merchants Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+2 Great Merchant Great Merchant points per turn. None Laissez-Faire Guilds Medieval Era
Chivalry Military Policy
Military
+50% Production Production toward Industrial era and earlier light and heavy cavalry units. Maneuver Lightning Warfare Divine Right Medieval Era
Gothic Architecture Economic Policy
Economic
+15% Production Production toward Ancient, Classical, Medieval and Renaissance era wonders. Corvée Skyscrapers Divine Right Medieval Era
Civil Prestige R&F-Only.png Economic Policy
Economic
Established Governors with at least 2 Promotions provide +1 Amenity Amenity and +2 Housing Housing. None None Civil Service Medieval Era
Native Conquest Military Policy
Military
Combat victories over units from earlier eras provide Gold Gold equal to 50% of the Strength Combat Strength of the defeated unit. Discipline, Survey None Colonialism Industrial Era
Colonial Offices Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
+15% faster growth for cities not on your original Capital Capital's continent.

R&F-Only.png +15% faster growth and 3 Loyalty per turn for cities not on your original Capital Capital's continent.

Urban Planning None Exploration Renaissance Era
Invention Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+2 Great Engineer Great Engineer points per turn.

GS-Only.png +4 Great Engineer Great Engineer points per turn. +2 additional Great Engineer Great Engineer points for every Workshop.

Revelation None Humanism Renaissance Era
Frescoes Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+2 Great Artist Great Artist points per turn.

GS-Only.png +2 Great Artist Great Artist points per turn. +2 additional Great Artist Great Artist points for every Art Museum.

Revelation None Humanism Renaissance Era
Machiavellianism Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
+50% Production Production towards Spies. Spy operations take 25% less time. None None Diplomatic Service Renaissance Era
Wars of Religion Military Policy
Military
+4 Strength Combat Strength when fighting civilizations that follow other religions. None None Reformed Church Renaissance Era
Simultaneum Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Faith Faith from Holy Site district buildings.

R&F-Only.png Extra Faith Faith from buildings in Holy Sites: +50% if city Citizen population is 10 or higher, +50% if district has at least +3 adjacency bonus.

GS-Only.png Extra Faith Faith from buildings in Holy Sites: +50% if city Citizen population is 15 or higher, +50% if district has at least +4 adjacency bonus.

None None Reformed Church Renaissance Era
Religious Orders Economic Policy
Economic
All religious units gain +5 Religious Strength Religious Strength in theological combat. None None Reformed Church Renaissance Era
Logistics Military Policy
Military
+1 Movement Movement if starting turn in friendly territory. None None Mercantilism Renaissance Era
Triangular Trade Economic Policy
Economic
+4 Gold Gold and +1 Faith Faith from all Trade Route Trade Routes. Caravansaries Ecommerce Mercantilism Renaissance Era
Drill Manuals GS-Only.png Military Policy
Military
All improved Niter Niter and Coal Coal resources yield 1 additional resource per turn. None None Mercantilism Renaissance Era
Rationalism Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Science Science from Campus district buildings.

R&F-Only.png Extra Science Science from buildings in Campuses: +50% if city Citizen population is 10 or higher, +50% if district has at least +3 adjacency bonus.

GS-Only.png Extra Science Science from buildings in Campuses: +50% if city Citizen population is 15 or higher, +50% if district has at least +4 adjacency bonus.

None None The Enlightenment Renaissance Era
Free Market Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Gold Gold yield from Commercial Hub district buildings.

R&F-Only.png Extra Gold Gold from buildings in Commercial Hubs: +50% if city Citizen population is 10 or higher, +50% if district has at least +4 adjacency bonus.

GS-Only.png Extra Gold Gold from buildings in Commercial Hubs: +50% if city Citizen population is 15 or higher, +50% if district has at least +4 adjacency bonus.

None None The Enlightenment Renaissance Era
Liberalism Economic Policy
Economic
+1 Amenity Amenity to all cities with at least 2 specialty districts. None New Deal The Enlightenment Renaissance Era
Wisselbanken R&F-Only.png Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
Your Trade Route Trade Routes to an Ally's city provide +2 Food Food and +2 Production Production for both cities. Alliance Points with each ally grow 25% faster.

GS-Only.png Your Trade Route Trade Routes to an Ally's city or a city-state you are the Suzerain of provide +2 Food Food and +2 Production Production for both cities. Alliance Points with each ally grow 25% faster.

None Arsenal of Democracy Diplomatic Service Renaissance Era
Grande Armée Military Policy
Military
+50% Production Production towards Industrial era and earlier melee, ranged and anti-cavalry units. Feudal Contract Military First Nationalism Industrial Era
National Identity Military Policy
Military
Units have 50% less Strength Combat Strength reduction from being injured. None None Nationalism Industrial Era
Press Gangs Military Policy
Military
+100% Production Production towards Industrial era and earlier naval units. Maritime Industries International Waters Exploration Renaissance Era
Colonial Taxes Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
+25% Gold Gold in cities not on your original Capital Capital's continent.

R&F-Only.png +25% Gold Gold and +10% Production Production in cities not on your original Capital Capital's continent.

None None Colonialism Industrial Era
Raj Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
+2 Science Science, Culture Culture, Faith Faith and Gold Gold from all city-states you're Suzerain of.

GS-Only.png +2 Science Science, Culture Culture, Faith Faith and Gold Gold from each city-state you are Suzerain of. +2 Gold Gold for Trade Route Trade Routes to city-states.

None None Colonialism Industrial Era
Public Works Economic Policy
Economic
+30% Production Production towards Builders. Newly trained Builders gain 2 additional Build actions. Serfdom None Civil Engineering Industrial Era
Skyscrapers Economic Policy
Economic
+15% Production Production towards all Wonders. Gothic Architecture None Civil Engineering Industrial Era
Grand Opera Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Culture Culture from Theater Square district buildings.

R&F-Only.png Extra Culture Culture from buildings in Theater Squares: +50% if city Citizen population is 10 or higher, +50% if district has at least +3 adjacency bonus.

GS-Only.png Extra Culture Culture from buildings in Theater Squares: +50% if city Citizen population is 15 or higher, +50% if district has at least +4 adjacency bonus.

None Professional Sports Opera and Ballet Industrial Era
Symphonies Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+4 Great Musician Great Musician points per turn.

GS-Only.png +4 Great Musician Great Musician points per turn. +4 additional Great Musician Great Musician points for every Broadcast Center.

None None Opera and Ballet Industrial Era
Public Transport Economic Policy
Economic
Receive 50 Gold Gold per Appeal of tile when replacing a Farm with a Neighborhood district.

R&F-Only.png Receive 100 Gold Gold per Appeal of tile when replacing a Farm with a Neighborhood district.

GS-Only.png Neighborhoods with Charming Appeal receive +3 Food Food and +1 Production Production. Neighborhoods with Breathtaking Appeal receive an additional 1 Food Food and 1 Production Production. All Neighborhoods receive +1 Gold Gold.

None None Urbanization Industrial Era
Military Research Military Policy
Military
Military Academies and Seaports generate +1 Science Science.

R&F-Only.png Military Academies, Seaports, and Renaissance Walls generate +2 Science Science.

None Integrated Space Cell Urbanization Industrial Era
Force Modernization GS-Only.png Military Policy
Military
50% Gold Gold and resource discount on all unit upgrades. Professional Army, Retinues None Urbanization Industrial Era
Total War Military Policy
Military
Yields gained from pillaging and coastal raids are +100%. +50% rewards for plundering Trade Route Trade Routes. Raid, Sack None Scorched Earth Industrial Era
Expropriation Economic Policy
Economic
Settler cost reduced by 50%. Plot purchase cost reduced by 20%. Colonization, Land Surveyors None Scorched Earth Industrial Era
Military Organization Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+4 Great General Great General points per turn.

GS-Only.png +2 Great General Great General points for every Armory and +4 Great General Great General points for every Military Academy. Great General Great Generals receive +2 Movement Movement.

Strategos None Scorched Earth Industrial Era
Resource Management Economic Policy
Economic

GS-Only.png Military Policy
Military

1 copy of a Strategic Resource allows you to produce or purchase units requiring it in every city.

GS-Only.png All improved Aluminum Aluminum and Oil Oil resources yield 1 additional resource per turn.

None None Conservation Modern Era
Propaganda Military Policy
Military
Accumulate 25% less war weariness than usual. Retainers None Mass Media Modern Era
Levée en Masse Military Policy
Military
Unit maintenance cost reduced by 2 Gold Gold per unit. Conscription None Mobilization Modern Era
Laissez-Faire Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+4 Great Merchant Great Merchant points per turn.

GS-Only.png +2 Great Merchant Great Merchant points for every Bank and +4 Great Merchant Great Merchant points for every Stock Exchange. +2 Great Admiral Great Admiral points for every Shipyard and +4 Great Admiral Great Admiral points for every Seaport.

Travelling Merchants None Capitalism Modern Era
Market Economy Economic Policy
Economic
Your international Trade Route Trade Routes provide +1 Gold Gold, +2 Culture Culture, and +2 Science Science per Strategic Resource improved at the destination. Trade Confederation None Capitalism Modern Era
Police State

[3]

Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
Enemy Spy levels reduced by 2 in your lands. However, all cities suffer -1 Amenity Amenity.

R&F-Only.png Enemy Spies level reduced by 2 in your lands. However all cities suffer -2 Loyalty per turn.

None None Ideology Modern Era
Nobel Prize

[4]

Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+4 Great Scientist Great Scientist points per turn. Inspiration None Nuclear Program Modern Era
Science Foundations GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+4 Great Scientist Great Scientist points per turn.

GS-Only.png +2 Great Scientist Great Scientist points for every University and +4 Great Scientist Great Scientist points for every Research Lab. +2 Great Engineer Great Engineer points for every Factory and +4 Great Engineer Great Engineer points for every Power Plant.

Inspiration None Nuclear Program Modern Era
Nuclear Espionage Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
Spies who steal a tech boost without being detected gain an extra boost. None None Nuclear Program Modern Era
Economic Union Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Commercial Hub and Harbor district adjacency bonuses. Naval Infrastructure, Town Charters None Suffrage Modern Era
Their Finest Hour

[5]

Military Policy
Military

GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard

+50% Production Production toward Modern and Atomic air units.

GS-Only.png All units +5 Strength Combat Strength when fighting in or adjacent to their home territory.

None Strategic Air Force Suffrage Modern Era
Arsenal of Democracy

[3]

Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
Your Trade Route Trade Routes to an ally's city provide +2 Food Food and Production Production for both cities.

R&F-Only.png Your Trade Route Trade Routes to an Ally's city provide +4 Food Food and +4 Production Production for both cities. Alliance Points with each ally grow 25% faster.

Wisselbanken None Suffrage Modern Era
New Deal

[5]

Economic Policy
Economic
+4 Housing Housing, +2 Amenities Amenities, -8 Gold Gold to all cities with at least 3 specialty districts.

GS-Only.png +4 Housing Housing and +2 Amenities Amenities to all cities with at least 3 specialty districts.

Medina Quarter, Liberalism None Suffrage Modern Era
Lightning Warfare Military Policy
Military
+50% Production Production for all heavy and light cavalry units. Chivalry, Maneuver None Totalitarianism Modern Era
Third Alternative

[6]

Economic Policy
Economic

GS-Only.png Military Policy
Military

+4 Gold Gold from each Research Lab, Military Academy and Power Plant.

GS-Only.png +2 Culture Culture and +4 Gold Gold from each Research Lab, Military Academy, Coal Power Plant, Oil Power Plant, and Nuclear Power Plant.

None None Totalitarianism Modern Era
Martial Law

[6]

Military Policy
Military

GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard

Accumulate 25% less war weariness than usual.

R&F-Only.png Accumulate 25% less war weariness than usual. +2 Loyalty per turn for cities with a garrisoned unit.

GS-Only.png Accumulate 25% less war weariness than usual. Cities with a garrisoned unit get +4 Loyalty per turn.

None None Totalitarianism Modern Era
Gunboat Diplomacy Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
Open Borders with all City-States, and +4 influence points per turn towards earning Envoy Envoys. Charismatic Leader None Totalitarianism Modern Era
Five-Year Plan Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Campus and Industrial Zone district adjacency bonuses. Craftsmen, Natural Philosophy None Class Struggle Modern Era
Collectivization

[7]

Economic Policy
Economic
+4 Food Food from domestic Trade Route Trade Routes.

GS-Only.png +2 Production Production and +4 Food Food from domestic Trade Route Trade Routes.

None None Class Struggle Modern Era
Patriotic War

[3]

Military Policy
Military
+100% Production Production towards Modern, Atomic and Information era support units. None None Class Struggle Modern Era
Defense of the Motherland

[7]

Military Policy
Military

GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard

No war weariness from combat in your territory.

GS-Only.png No war weariness from combat in your territory. +100% Production Production for Modern, Atomic, and Information era support units.

None None Class Struggle Modern Era
Cryptography Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
Enemy Spy level reduced by 2 in your lands. Your Spy level is increased by 1 for offensive operations. None None Cold War Atomic Era
International Waters Military Policy
Military
+100% Production Production towards all naval units, excluding Carriers. Maritime Industries, Press Gangs None Cold War Atomic Era
Containment Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
Each Envoy Envoy you send to a City-State counts as two, if its Suzerain has different government than you. None None Cold War Atomic Era
Heritage Tourism Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Tourism Tourism from Great Works and Artifact Artifacts. None None Cultural Heritage Atomic Era
Sports Media Economic Policy
Economic
+100% Theater Square district adjacency bonuses, and Stadiums generate +1 Amenity Amenity. Aesthetics, Grand Opera None Professional Sports Atomic Era
Military First Military Policy
Military
+50% Production Production toward all melee, anti-cavalry and ranged units. Grande Armee None Rapid Deployment Atomic Era
Satellite Broadcasts Economic Policy
Economic
+200% Tourism Tourism from Great Work of Music Great Works of Music. None None Space Race Atomic Era
Music Censorship GS-Only.png Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
Rock Bands from other players may not enter your territory. -1 Amenity Amenity in all of your cities with 10 or more Citizen Population. None None Space Race Atomic Era
Integrated Space Cell Military Policy
Military
+15% Production Production towards Space Race projects if a city has either a Military Academy or a Seaport. Military Research None Space Race Atomic Era
Second Strike Capability R&F-Only.png Military Policy
Military
Nuclear Device maintenance reduced by 50% Gold Gold per turn. None None Cold War Atomic Era
Strategic Air Force Military Policy
Military
+50% Production Production toward all air units and toward Carriers. Their Finest Hour None Globalization Information Era
Ecommerce Economic Policy
Economic
+5 Production Production and +10 Gold Gold from international Trade Route Trade Routes.

R&F-Only.png +2 Production Production and +5 Gold Gold from all Trade Route Trade Routes.

Triangular Trade None Globalization Information Era
International Space Agency Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
+10% (GS-Only.png 5%) Science Science per City-State you are the Suzerain of. None None Globalization Information Era
Online Communities Economic Policy
Economic
+50% Tourism Tourism output to civilizations to which you have a Trade Route Trade Route. None None Social Media Information Era
Collective Activism Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
+10% (GS-Only.png 5%) Culture Culture per City-State you are the Suzerain of. None None Social Media Information Era
After Action Reports R&F-Only.png Military Policy
Military
All units gain +50% combat experience. [8] None None Rapid Deployment Information Era
Communications Office R&F-Only.png Diplomatic Policy
Diplomatic
Governors provide +1 Loyalty per turn to their city, per Promotion the Governor has. Praetorium None Social Media Information Era
Aerospace Contractors GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
Cities with a Spaceport gain +3 Aluminum Aluminum per turn and +3 Power Power. None None Exodus Imperative Future Era
Space Tourism GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
Tourism Tourism from other players is reduced by 20% versus your civilization. None None Exodus Imperative Future Era
Hallyu GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
Your Rock Band units can choose from any possible Promotion Promotion. None None Cultural Hegemony Future Era
Non-State Actors GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
Your Spy units can choose from any possible Promotion Promotion. None None Cultural Hegemony Future Era
Integrated Attack Logistics GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+1 Movement Movement if starting turn in enemy territory. +50% Production Production for Giant Death Robots. None None Information Warfare Future Era
Rabblerousing GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
When you reduce a player's Diplomatic Victory points in the World Congress, get 50% of your spent Diplomatic Favor Diplomatic Favor back. +1 Diplomatic Favor Diplomatic Favor per turn. None None Information Warfare Future Era
Diplomatic Capital GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+4 Diplomatic Favor Diplomatic Favor per turn. None None Smart Power Doctrine Future Era
Global Coalition GS-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+7 Strength Combat Strength for units in friendly territory. None None Smart Power Doctrine Future Era
  1. Available only in standard ruleset.
  2. Available only in standard ruleset; effects were transferred to Raid.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Removed in Gathering Storm.
  4. Removed in Gathering Storm; effects were transferred to Science Foundations.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Requires Democracy in Gathering Storm.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Requires Fascism in Gathering Storm.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Requires Communism in Gathering Storm.
  8. Incorrectly labeled as +25% in game.

Government legacy cards R&F-Only.png[]

These cards are available after constructing a Government Plaza building of the corresponding tier. They can be slotted only after having adopted the corresponding form of government, but not while it is currently active.

Name Type Description Building required
Autocratic Legacy R&F-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+1 to all yields for each Government Plaza building, Diplomatic Quarter building, and palace in a city. Ancestral Hall or Audience Chamber or Warlord's Throne
Republican Legacy R&F-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
All cities with a district receive +1 Housing Housing and +1 Amenity Amenity.
Oligarchic Legacy R&F-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
All land melee, anti-cavalry, and naval melee class units gain +4 Strength Combat Strength.
Mercantile Legacy R&F-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+10% Gold Gold in all cities with an established Governor Governor. Foreign Ministry or Grand Master's Chapel or Intelligence Agency or Queen's Bibliotheque (Kristina only)
Monarchic Legacy R&F-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+1 Housing Housing per level of Walls.
Theocratic Legacy R&F-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+5 Religious Strength Religious Strength in Theological Combat.
+0.5 Faith Faith per Citizen Citizen in cities with Governor Governors.
Communist Legacy R&F-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
+0.6 Production Production per Citizen Citizen in cities with Governor Governors. National History Museum or Royal Society or War Department
Democratic Legacy R&F-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
R&F-Only.png +1 Production Production, +1 Housing Housing per District.

GS-Only.png Your Trade Route Trade Routes to an Ally or Suzerain's city provide +4 Food Food and +4 Production Production for both cities. Alliance Points with all allies increase by an additional .25 per turn.

Fascist Legacy R&F-Only.png Wildcard Policy
Wildcard
All units gain +5 Strength Combat Strength. War Weariness reduced by 15%.

Dark Age Policy Cards R&F-Only.png[]

Name Type Description First available Last available
Monasticism R&F-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
+75% Science Science in cities with a Holy Site.

BUT: -25% Culture Culture in all cities.

Classical Era Medieval Era
Twilight Valor R&F-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
All units +5 Strength Combat Strength for all melee attack units.

BUT: Cannot heal outside your territory.

Classical Era Renaissance Era
Inquisition R&F-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
Start Inquisition with 1 Apostle charge. All religious units are +15 Religious Strength Religious Combat Strength in friendly territory.

BUT: -25% Science Science in all cities.

Classical Era Renaissance Era
Isolationism R&F-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
Domestic routes provide +2 Food Food, +2 Production Production.

BUT: Can't train or buy Settlers nor settle new cities.

Classical Era Industrial Era
Letters of Marque R&F-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
Naval Raiders: +100% Production Production, +2 Movement Movement. Yields doubled from plundering Trade Route Trade Routes.

BUT: Trade Route Trade Route yields -50%.

Renaissance Era Modern Era
Robber Barons R&F-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
+50% Gold Gold in cities with a Stock Exchange. +25% Production Production in cities with a Factory.

BUT: -2 Amenities Amenities in all cities.

Industrial Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Atomic Era GS-Only.png

Elite Forces R&F-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
+100% combat experience for all units.

BUT: +2 Gold Gold to maintain each military unit.

Industrial Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Future Era GS-Only.png

Collectivism R&F-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
Farms +1 Food Food. All cities +2 Housing Housing. +100% Industrial Zone adjacency bonuses.

BUT: Great Person Great People Points earned 50% slower.

Modern Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Atomic Era GS-Only.png

Rogue State R&F-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
+50% Production Production to nuclear program projects and WMDs.

BUT: Earn no influence toward new Envoy Envoys.

Atomic Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Future Era GS-Only.png

Flower Power GS-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
All civilizations not currently at war receive +100% of the Tourism Tourism from your Concerts.

BUT: The cost of producing and purchasing land units other than Rock Bands is increased by +100%.

Atomic Era Future Era
Cyber Warfare GS-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
+10 Strength Combat Strength against units from Information and Future Eras.

BUT: Grievances Grievances against you do not decay.

Information Era Future Era
Automated Workforce GS-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
Your cities get +20% Production Production towards city projects.

BUT: -1 Amenity Amenity and -5 Loyalty per turn in your cities.

Information Era Future Era
Disinformation Campaign GS-Only.png Dark Age Policy
Dark
+3 Diplomatic Favor Diplomatic Favor per turn for each Broadcast Center.

BUT: -10% Science Science and Culture Culture in all cities.

Information Era Future Era

Dramatic Ages Policy Cards[]

These policies are unique to the Dramatic Ages Game Mode. Golden Age Policies can only be enacted in a Golden Age, and Dark Age policies can only be enacted in a Dark Age unless you are playing as Georgia.

Name Type Description First available Last available
Monumentality Golden Age Policy
Golden
+2 Movement Movement for all Builders and Settlers. May purchase civilian units with Faith Faith. Builders are 30% cheaper to purchase with Faith Faith and Gold Gold. Classical Era Renaissance Era
Exodus of the Evangelists Golden Age Policy
Golden
+2 Movement Movement for all Religious units. Additionally, newly trained ones get +2 Charges. +4 Great Prophet Great Prophet points per turn. Classical Era Renaissance Era
Mandala State Golden Age Policy
Golden
+4 Culture Culture for every Wonder. Each Wonder in your cities causes foreign cities within 9 tiles to lose 2 Loyalty per turn. Classical Era Medieval Era
Free Inquiry Golden Age Policy
Golden
Commercial Hub and Harbor district's Gold Gold provides Science Science as well. Campus districts provide Gold Gold equal to their Science Science bonus. Classical Era Medieval Era
Praetorian Guard Golden Age Policy
Golden
Wounded units can heal +10 HP per turn. +2 Production Production to Encampment districts and buildings. Classical Era Renaissance Era
Sakdina Golden Age Policy
Golden
While your projects are active each of your Citizen Citizens exerts +0.5 Loyalty pressure to their city. When your projects complete receive +10% additional Great Person Great People points for every Building in that project's district. Renaissance Era Modern Era
Reform the Coinage Golden Age Policy
Golden
Your Traders cannot be plundered. International Trade Route Trade Routes provide +3 Gold Gold per specialty district in the foreign city. Renaissance Era Modern Era
Heartbeat of Steam Golden Age Policy
Golden
+10% Production Production toward Industrial era and later wonders. Campus district's Science Science adjacency bonus provides Production Production as well. Renaissance Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Atomic Era GS-Only.png

To Arms! Golden Age Policy
Golden
+50% XP earned for all units and +15% Production Production towards military units. Industrial Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Atomic Era GS-Only.png

Culture Industry Golden Age Policy
Golden
Cities receive +1 Culture Culture for every specialty district. +25% Production Production towards non-specialty districts. Entertainment Complex and Water Park district buildings can be bought with Faith Faith. Industrial Era Modern Era
Wish You Were Here Golden Age Policy
Golden
+100% Tourism Tourism to all National Parks and +50% Tourism Tourism from World Wonders. Atomic Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Future Era GS-Only.png

Popular Front Golden Age Policy
Golden
+100% Diplomatic Favor Diplomatic Favor from Suzerainty of City-States and Alliance Level. Your Trade Route Trade Routes to City-States provide +4 to all yields. Information Era Future Era
Solidarity Golden Age Policy
Golden
All Governor Governors exert 2 additional foreign Loyalty pressure. All your cities with governors receive +25% Gold Gold and +25% Faith Faith. Atomic Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Future Era GS-Only.png

Sky and Stars Golden Age Policy
Golden
+30% Production Production towards Spaceport and Aerodrome districts. +15% Science Science and Production Production to Cities with either a Spaceport or Aerodrome. Atomic Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Future Era GS-Only.png

Military-Industrial Complex Golden Age Policy
Golden
All improved Aluminum Aluminum, Oil Oil, and Uranium Uranium resources yield 2 additional resource per turn. All combat units receive +5 Strength Combat Strength and if the unit has a range attack +1 Range Range. Information Era Future Era
Decentralization Dark Age Policy
Dark
Cities with 6 or less Citizen population receive +4 Loyalty per turn.

BUT: Cities with more than 6 Citizen population receive -15% Gold Gold.

Classical Era Renaissance Era
Samoderzhaviye Dark Age Policy
Dark
+50% Production Production in your Capital Capital.

BUT: All Governor Governors are neutralized and cannot be reestablished.

Renaissance Era Modern Era
Soft Targets Dark Age Policy
Dark
+10 Strength Combat Strength vs. city attacks and district defenses.

BUT: -3 Strength Combat Strength against units.

Industrial Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Modern Era GS-Only.png

Despotic Paternalism Dark Age Policy
Dark
+4 Loyalty per turn in cities with Governor Governors.

BUT: -15% Science Science and -15% Culture Culture in all cities without an established Governor Governor.

Industrial Era Information Era R&F-Only.png

Atomic Era GS-Only.png

R&F-Only.png Added in the Rise and Fall expansion pack.
GS-Only.png Added in the Gathering Storm expansion pack.

Civilization VI [edit]
Rise and FallGathering StormNew Frontier Pass

Lists
AgendasBeliefsBuildings (Unique buildings) • City-statesCivicsCivilizationsCompetitions GS-Only.pngDistrictsImprovementsLeadersNatural wondersPantheonsPolicy cardsProjectsPromotionsReligionsResourcesTechnologiesTerrainsUnits (Unique units) • Wonders

Concepts
AgendaAge R&F-Only.png (Historic Moment R&F-Only.pngTimeline R&F-Only.png) • BarbariansBoostsBuildingCity (AmenitiesCapitalGovernor R&F-Only.pngHousingLoyalty R&F-Only.pngPopulation) • City-state (EnvoySuzerain) • CivicClimate GS-Only.png (Disaster) • Combat (Air combatCity combatFlanking and SupportZone of control) • Competition GS-Only.pngDifficulty levelDiplomacy (AllianceDiplomatic Visibility and GossipEmergency R&F-Only.pngEspionageGrievances GS-Only.pngWarmongeringWorld Congress GS-Only.png) • DistrictEraGovernmentGreat PeopleGreat WorkImprovementMap (AppealBordersContinentTile) • Natural wonderPolicy cardProjectPromotionReligion (Pantheon) • ResourceSpeedTechnologyTerrainTrade RouteUnit (MovementRangeSightStrength) • VictoryWar wearinessWonder

Miscellaneous
DLCGame modeModdingPersona PacksScenariosSoundtrackStarting a new gameSteam AchievementsSteam trading cardsUpdates

R&F-Only.png Added in the Rise and Fall expansion pack.
GS-Only.png Added in the Gathering Storm expansion pack.

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