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The following is a list of resources in Civilization VI and its expansions, sorted by type.

Bonus[edit | edit source]

Resource Base Yield Modifier Improvement Harvest with Notes
Bananas 
Bananas
+1 Food Food Plantation Irrigation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Copper 
Copper
+2 Gold Gold Mine Mining +2 Faith Faith with Mine and Religious Idols Pantheon.
Cattle 
Cattle
+1 Food Food Pasture Animal Husbandry +1 Culture Culture with Pasture and God of the Open Sky Pantheon.
Crabs 
Crabs
+2 Gold Gold Fishing Boats Celestial Navigation +1 Production Production with Fishing Boats and God of the Sea Pantheon.
Deer 
Deer
+1 Production Production Camp Animal Husbandry +1 Food Food and +1 Production Production with Camp and Goddess of Hunt Pantheon.
Fish 
Fish
+1 Food Food Fishing Boats Celestial Navigation +1 Production Production with Fishing Boats and God of the Sea Pantheon.
Maize 
Maize

[1]

+2 Gold Gold Farm Pottery +1 Food Food with Water Mill.
Rice 
Rice
+1 Food Food Farm Pottery +1 Food Food with Water Mill.
Sheep 
Sheep
+1 Food Food Pasture Animal Husbandry +1 Culture Culture with Pasture and God of the Open Sky Pantheon.
Stone 
Stone
+1 Production Production Quarry Masonry +2 Faith Faith with Quarry and Stone Circles Pantheon.
Wheat 
Wheat
+1 Food Food Farm Pottery +1 Food Food with Water Mill.

Luxury[edit | edit source]

Luxury Resource Base Yield Modifier Improvement Notes
Amber 
Amber
R&F-Only.png
+1 Culture Culture Mine, Fishing Boats Found both on land and sea
Cinnamon 
Cinnamon
Obtained via Suzerainty with Zanzibar. Provides for 6 cities
Citrus 
Citrus
+2 Food Food Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Cloves 
Cloves
Obtained via Suzerainty with Zanzibar. Provides for 6 cities
Cocoa 
Cocoa
+3 Gold Gold Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Coffee 
Coffee
+1 Culture Culture Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Cosmetics 
Cosmetics
Obtained from the Great Merchant Great Merchant Helena Rubinstein. Creates 2 copies, and provides for 4 cities
Cotton 
Cotton
+3 Gold Gold Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Dyes 
Dyes
+1 Faith Faith Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Diamonds 
Diamonds
+3 Gold Gold Mine +2 Faith Faith with Mine and Religious Idols Pantheon
Furs 
Furs
+1 Food Food, +1 Gold Gold Camp +1 Food Food and +1 Production Production with Camp and Goddess of Hunt Pantheon
Gold Ore 
Gold Ore
+3 (Gifts of the Nile)

or +4 (Outback Tycoon) Gold Gold

Mine Only appears in Gifts of the Nile and Outback Tycoon
Gypsum 
Gypsum
+1 Production Production, +1 Gold Gold Quarry +2 Faith Faith with Quarry and Stone Circles Pantheon
Honey 
Honey

[1]

+2 Food Food Camp +1 Food Food and +1 Production Production with Camp and Goddess of Hunt Pantheon
Incense 
Incense
+1 Faith Faith Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Ivory 
Ivory
+1 Production Production, +1 Gold Gold Camp +1 Food Food and +1 Production Production with Camp and Goddess of Hunt Pantheon
Jade 
Jade
+1 Culture Culture Mine +2 Faith Faith with Mine and Religious Idols Pantheon
Jeans 
Jeans
Obtained from the Great Merchant Great Merchant Levi Strauss. Creates 2 copies, and provides for 4 cities
Marble 
Marble
+1 Culture Culture Quarry +2 Faith Faith with Quarry and Stone Circles Pantheon
Mercury 
Mercury
+1 Science Science Mine +2 Faith Faith with Mine and Religious Idols Pantheon
Olives 
Olives
R&F-Only.png
+1 Production Production, +1 Gold Gold Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Pearls 
Pearls
+1 Faith Faith Fishing Boats +1 Production Production with Fishing Boats and God of the Sea Pantheon
Perfume 
Perfume
Obtained via the Great Merchant Great Merchant Estée Lauder. Creates 2 copies, and provides for 6 cities
Salt 
Salt
+1 Food Food, +1 Gold Gold Mine +2 Faith Faith with Mine and Religious Idols Pantheon
Silk 
Silk
+1 Culture Culture Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Silver 
Silver
+3 Gold Gold Mine +2 Faith Faith with Mine and Religious Idols Pantheon
Spices 
Spices
+2 Food Food Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Sugar 
Sugar
+2 Food Food Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Tea 
Tea
+1 Science Science Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Tobacco 
Tobacco
+1 Faith Faith Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.
Toys 
Toys
Obtained via the Great Merchant Great Merchant John Spilsbury. Creates 1 copy, and provides for 4 cities
Truffles 
Truffles
+3 Gold Gold Camp +1 Food Food and +1 Production Production with Camp and Goddess of Hunt Pantheon
Turtles 
Turtles
R&F-Only.png
+1 Science Science Fishing Boats +1 Production Production with Fishing Boats and God of the Sea Pantheon
Whales 
Whales
+1 Production Production, +1 Gold Gold Fishing Boats +1 Production Production with Fishing Boats and God of the Sea Pantheon
Wine 
Wine
+1 Gold Gold, +1 Food Food Plantation +1 Culture Culture with Plantation and Goddess of Festivals Pantheon.

Strategic[edit | edit source]

Resource Enables Base Yield Modifier Improvement Notes
Horses
Horses
Pre-GS-Only.png: Horseman, Cavalry

GS-Only.png: Horseman, Hetairoi, Courser, Black Army, Keshig, Cavalry, Cossack, Huszár

+1 Production Production, +1 Food Food Pasture Tech not required to see. GS-Only.png Revealed by Animal Husbandry. Found on flatland Grassland and Plains.
Iron
Iron
Pre-GS-Only.png: Swordsman, Knight

GS-Only.png: Swordsman, Knight, Berserker, Hypaspist, Immortal, Khevsur, Legion, Mamluk, Mandekalu Cavalry, Ngao Mbeba, Samurai, Cuirassier, Winged Hussar

+1 Science Science Mine Revealed by Bronze Working. Found on Hills.
Niter
Niter
Pre-GS-Only.png: Musketman, Bombard

GS-Only.png: Musketman, Bombard, Frigate, Conquistador, De Zeven Provinciën, Garde Impériale, Janissary, Redcoat

+1 Production Production, +1 Food Food Mine Revealed by Military Engineering. Found on flatland only.
Coal
Coal
Pre-GS-Only.png: Ironclad, Battleship

GS-Only.png: Ironclad, Battleship, Minas Geraes

+2 Production Production Mine Revealed by Industrialization. Found on Hills.
Oil
Oil
Pre-GS-Only.png: Tank, Aircraft Carrier

GS-Only.png: Infantry, Artillery, Modern Armor, Rocket Artillery, Submarine, Destroyer, Missile Cruiser, Biplane, Tank, Mechanized Infantry, U-Boat

+3 Production Production Oil Well, Offshore Oil Rig Revealed by Steel (GS-Only.png Refining). Found both on land and at sea.
Aluminum
Aluminum
Pre-GS-Only.png: Bomber, Fighter, Jet Bomber, Jet Fighter

GS-Only.png: Bomber, Fighter, Jet Bomber, Jet Fighter, Helicopter, P-51 Mustang

+1 Science Science Mine Revealed by Radio. Found on Plains and Desert.
Uranium
Uranium
Pre-GS-Only.png: Nuclear Devices, Nuclear Submarines, Modern Armor

GS-Only.png: Nuclear Devices, Giant Death Robot

+2 Production Production Mine Revealed by Combined Arms. Found everywhere.

Artifacts[edit | edit source]

Resource Enables Found on Notes
Antiquity Site 
Antiquity Site
Artifacts Land Revealed by Natural History. Found only on land tiles, and may be excavated by Archaeologists to produce Artifact Artifacts.
Shipwreck 
Shipwreck
Artifacts Sea Revealed by Cultural Heritage. Found only on water tiles, and may be excavated by Archaeologists to produce Artifact Artifacts.

Special[edit | edit source]

Resource Base Yield Modifier Improvement Notes
Ley Line
Ley Line
Exclusive to the Secret Societies Game Mode.

Gives standard adjacency to all District Districts.

Grants bonus yields whenever a Great Person Great Person is earned.

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 (AllianceEmergency R&F-Only.pngEspionageDiplomatic Visibility and GossipGrievances 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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