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Game Info[]

Base terrain, forming the world ocean far (1-3 tiles away) from land tiles.

Base yield[]

DLC Food Food Gold Gold
Vanilla / Gods and Kings 1 1
BNW-only.png Brave New World 1 0


Ocean tiles benefit from the +1 Food Food bonus of the Lighthouse, if they're in range of the city with it.

Moving through Ocean tiles is impossible before the Renaissance Era (unless you are playing as Polynesia).

Civilopedia entry[]

Ocean hexes are deep-water hexes. They provide food and gold to a city once the city has the technology to access them.


BNW-only.png Valid only in the Brave New World expansion pack.

See also[]

Civilization V Terrains [edit]
Base Coast Desert Grassland Hill Mountain Ocean Plains Snow Tundra
Features Atoll Fallout Flood plains Forest Ice Jungle Lakes Marsh Oasis River
Other Ancient RuinsEncampment
See also ImprovementNatural WonderResource