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The following is a list of unique units in Civilization VI and its expansions.

Ancient Era[]

Unit Unique to Class Replaces
Barbarian Horse Archer Barbarian Horse Archer Barbarian Barbarian Ranged Cavalry Nothing
Barbarian Horseman Barbarian Horseman Barbarian Barbarian Light Cavalry Nothing
Bireme Bireme GS-Only Phoenician Phoenician Naval Melee Galley
Eagle Warrior Eagle Warrior Aztec Aztec Melee Warrior
Gaesatae Gaesatae Gallic Gallic Melee Warrior
Hoplite Hoplite Greek Greek Anti-Cavalry Spearman
Hul'che Hul'che Mayan Mayan Ranged Archer
Maryannu Chariot Archer Maryannu Chariot Archer Egyptian Egyptian Ranged Cavalry Heavy Chariot (pre-GS-Only)
Nothing GS-Only
Okihtcitaw Okihtcitaw R&F-Only Cree Cree Recon Scout
Pítati Archer Pítati Archer Nubian Nubian Ranged Archer
Sabum Kibittum Sabum Kibittum Babylonian Babylonian Melee Nothing
Viking Longship Viking Longship Harald Hardrada (Konge) Harald Hardrada (Konge) Naval Melee Galley
War-Cart War-Cart Sumerian Sumerian Heavy Cavalry Nothing

Classical Era[]

Unit Unique to Class Replaces
Dromon Dromon Byzantine Byzantine Naval Ranged Quadrireme
Hetairoi Hetairoi Alexander Alexander Heavy Cavalry Horseman
Hypaspist Hypaspist Macedonian Macedonian Melee Swordsman
Immortal Immortal Persian Persian Melee Swordsman
Legion Legion Roman Roman Melee Swordsman
Ngao Mbeba Ngao Mbeba Kongolese Kongolese Melee Swordsman
Saka Horse Archer Saka Horse Archer Scythian Scythian Ranged Cavalry Nothing
Toa Toa GS-Only Māori Māori Melee Swordsman
Varu Varu Indian Indian Heavy Cavalry Nothing

Medieval Era[]

Unit Unique to Class Replaces
Barbary Corsair Barbary Corsair GS-Only Ottoman Ottoman Naval Raider Privateer
Berserker Berserker Norwegian Norwegian Melee Man-At-Arms
Black Army Black Army GS-Only Matthias Corvinus Matthias Corvinus Light Cavalry Courser
Crouching Tiger Crouching Tiger Chinese Chinese Ranged Nothing
Domrey Domrey Khmer Khmer Siege Trebuchet
Impi Impi R&F-Only Zulu Zulu Anti-Cavalry Pikeman
Jong Jong Indonesian Indonesian Naval Ranged Frigate
Keshig Keshig R&F-Only Mongolian Mongolian Ranged Cavalry Nothing
Khevsur Khevsur R&F-Only Georgian Georgian Melee Man-At-Arms
Mamluk Mamluk Arabian Arabian Heavy Cavalry Knight
Mandekalu Cavalry Mandekalu Cavalry GS-Only Malian Malian Heavy Cavalry Knight
Oromo Cavalry Oromo Cavalry Ethiopian Ethiopian Light Cavalry Nothing (pre-GS-Only)
Courser GS-Only
Samurai Samurai Japanese Japanese Melee Man-At-Arms
Tagma Tagma Basil II Basil II Heavy Cavalry Knight
Voi Chiến Voi Chiến Vietnamese Vietnamese Ranged Crossbowman
Warak'aq Warak'aq GS-Only Incan Incan Recon Skirmisher

Renaissance Era[]

Unit Unique to Class Replaces
Carolean Carolean GS-Only Swedish Swedish Anti-Cavalry Pike and Shot
Conquistador Conquistador Spanish Spanish Melee Musketman
De Zeven Provinciën De Zeven Provinciën R&F-Only Dutch Dutch Naval Ranged Frigate
Hwacha Hwacha R&F-Only Korean Korean Ranged Field Cannon
Janissary Janissary GS-Only Suleiman (Kanuni) Suleiman (Kanuni) Melee Musketman
Malón Raider Malón Raider R&F-Only Mapuche Mapuche Light Cavalry Nothing
Nau Nau Portuguese Portuguese Naval Melee Caravel
Sea Dog Sea Dog English English Naval Raider Privateer
Winged Hussar Winged Hussar Polish Polish Heavy Cavalry Nothing (pre-GS-Only)
Cuirassier GS-Only

Industrial Era[]

Unit Unique to Class Replaces
Cossack Cossack Russian Russian Light Cavalry Cavalry
Garde Impériale Garde Impériale French French Melee Line Infantry
Highlander Highlander R&F-Only Scottish Scottish Recon Ranger
Huszár Huszár GS-Only Hungarian Hungarian Light Cavalry Cavalry
Llanero Llanero Gran Colombian Gran Colombian Light Cavalry Cavalry
Minas Geraes Minas Geraes Brazilian Brazilian Naval Ranged Battleship
Redcoat Redcoat Victoria (Age of Empire) Victoria (Age of Empire) Melee Line Infantry
Rough Rider Rough Rider Teddy Roosevelt Teddy Roosevelt
Teddy Roosevelt (Rough Rider) Teddy Roosevelt (Rough Rider)
Heavy Cavalry Nothing (pre-GS-Only)

Cuirassier GS-Only

Modern Era[]

Unit Unique to Class Replaces
Digger Digger Australian Australian Melee Infantry
Mountie Mountie GS-Only Canadian Canadian Light Cavalry Nothing
U-Boat U-Boat German German Naval Raider Submarine

Atomic Era[]

Unit Unique to Class Replaces
P-51 Mustang P-51 Mustang American American Air Fighter Fighter

Great People[]

Unit Unique to Class Replaces
Comandante General Comandante General Simón Bolívar Simón Bolívar Great Person Nothing


Unit Unique to Class Replaces
Nihang Nihang Lahore Lahore Melee Nothing


Unit Unique to Class Replaces
Cultist Cultist[1] Voidsingers Voidsingers Support Nothing
Vampire Vampire[1] Sanguine Pact Sanguine Pact Melee Nothing
Questing Knight Questing Knight[2] Arthur Arthur Heavy Cavalry Nothing
Zombie Zombie[3] Barbarian Barbarian Melee Nothing


Unit Unique to Class Replaces
Barbarian Horse Archer (Jadwiga's Legacy) Barbarian Horse Archer[4] Barbarian Barbarian Ranged Cavalry Nothing
Janissary (Jadwiga's Legacy) Janissary[4] Barbarian Barbarian Melee Musketman
Caballarii Caballarii[5] Frankish Frankish Heavy Cavalry Knight
Farfanes Farfanes[5] Andalusian Andalusian Light Cavalry Nothing
Teutonic Knight (The Black Death) Teutonic Knight[6] GS-Only Imperial Imperial Melee Swordsman
Zombie Horde Zombie Horde[7] Zombies Zombies Melee Nothing
  1. 1.0 1.1 Secret Societies game mode only.
  2. Heroes & Legends game mode only.
  3. Zombie Defense game mode only.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Jadwiga's Legacy scenario only.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Vikings, Traders, and Raiders! scenario only.
  6. The Black Death scenario only.
  7. Red Death scenario only.

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

See also[]

Civilization VI [edit]
Rise and FallGathering StormNew Frontier PassLeader Pass
R&F-Only Added in the Rise and Fall expansion pack.
GS-Only Added in the Gathering Storm expansion pack.