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The Scourge of God is a unique great person from the Fall of Rome scenario of Civilization V. Only the Huns civilization has it. It replaces the Great General.

Game Info[]

This Hun Great Person replaces the Great General. While providing the same combat bonus as a Great General, the Scourge of God also moves at a faster rate and heals adjacent units.


The Scourge of God is a Hun Unique Great Person, replacing the standard Great General. The same combat bonuses apply, but the Scourge moves at a faster rate and can heal adjacent units for an additional 20 HP per turn. This enhanced General ensures that his cavalry units will always be in a battle-ready state.

Civilopedia entry[]

The "Scourge of God" is the nickname given to Attila. These units represent his leadership on the battlefield.

Civilization V Great People [edit]
Great Admiral GodsKings5 clear.png Great Artist Great Engineer Great General (Khan1 Scourge of God2) Great Merchant (Merchant of Venice BNW-only.png) Great Musician BNW-only.png Great Prophet GodsKings5 clear.png Great Scientist Great Writer BNW-only.png
1 Requires a DLC 2 Fall of Rome scenario only

GodsKings5 clear.png Valid only in the Gods & Kings expansion pack.
BNW-only.png Valid only in the Brave New World expansion pack.