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The base Civilization VI features exactly one hundred Steam achievements that can be obtained through gameplay. DLCs have, as of the Khmer and Indonesia Civilization & Scenario Pack, added 53 additional achievements, the Rise and Fall expansion pack adds an additional 38 achievements, and Gathering Storm adds a whopping 50 new achievements, bringing the total number to 241.

Achievements in the base gameEdit

Steam achievement 100th Anniversary (Civ6)
100th Anniversary
As America make a National Park of Crater Lake and both tiles of Yosemite in one game
2016, the year that Civilization VI was released, was the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, which manages national parks in the United States.
Steam achievement 12 Labors of Hercules (Civ6)
12 Labors of Hercules
Win a regular game at Immortal difficulty or harder
Hercules notoriously had to accomplish 12 seemingly impossible feats to regain his immortality, such as slaying the Hydra and capturing Cerberus alive.
Steam achievement 12 Olympians (Civ6)
12 Olympians
Have 12 Policy Slots as Greece
The 12 Olympians were the major gods of Greek mythology who lived on Mount Olympus.
Steam achievement 2016 Ready (Civ6)
2016 Ready
Playing as Brazil, complete both Estadio Do Maracana and Christo Redentor in one city
Both sites are in Rio de Janeiro. Estadio Do Maracana is the venue of the opening and closing ceremony of 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
Steam achievement A Case for War (Civ6)
A Case for War
Declare a formal war
The direct translation of casus belli.
Steam achievement A Revolution Without Dancing (Civ6)
A Revolution Without Dancing
Change your government
This is a reference to the quote, 'If I can't dance, I don't want to be a part of your revolution!', often attributed to Emma Goldman.
Steam achievement After Antiquity (Civ6)
After Antiquity
Win a regular game with a Classical Era start
'Classical antiquity' is another name for the time period covering the ancient history of Greece and Rome, which are widely respected in the Western world.
Steam achievement Alfred Wegener's Legacy (Civ6)
Alfred Wegener's Legacy
Win a regular game on the Pangaea Map
Alfred Wegener was the first to come up with the idea of plate tectonics and the theory of Pangaea.
Steam achievement Arabian Knights (Civ6)
Arabian Knights
Conquer a city with a Mamluk
Pun on the collection of stories, 1001 Arabian Nights.
Steam achievement Archimedes Bath (Civ6)
Archimedes Bath
Get 5 Tech boosts in 1 turn
Legend tells that Archimedes, upon noticing the displacement of water in his bath, exclaimed 'Eureka!' as he realized it was directly proportional to the volume of his body as it was submerged.
Steam achievement Army of Cthulhu (Civ6)
Army of Cthulhu
Levy the military of Nan Madol
The excavations of Nan Madol are said to have influenced H. P. Lovecraft on his creation of the fictional city of R'lyeh, which was home of Cthulhu, a cosmic deity.
Steam achievement Be the Change You Wish to See In the World (Civ6)
Be the Change You Wish to See In the World
Win a regular game as Gandhi
The phrase is a famous quote by Gandhi.
Steam achievement Bronze Horseman (Civ6)
Bronze Horseman
Win a regular game as Peter the Great
This is reference to a statue of Peter the Great in St. Petersburg called the Bronze Horseman.
Steam achievement Buying Your Blue Jeans and Listening to Your Pop Music (Civ6)
Buying Your Blue Jeans and Listening to Your Pop Music
Win a regular game with a Culture victory on any difficulty with any leader
Part of a quote used by AI leaders in Civilization V: Brave New World when the player achieved cultural dominance over their civilization.
Steam achievement Captain of Industry (Civ6)
Captain of Industry
Win a regular game with an Industrial Era start
In the late 19th century, a captain of industry was a business leader whose means of earning wealth contributed positively to the country in some way (as opposed to a robber baron).
Steam achievement City of Kongo (Civ6)
City of Kongo
Playing as Kongo, have a capital city with a population of 30
The direct translation of M'banza-Kongo.
Steam achievement Civ 6 Civets System (Civ6)
Civ 6 Civets System
Get 5 Civic boosts in 1 turn
Possibly a reference to the CIVETS, a group of six favored emerging markets countries (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa).
Steam achievement Crouching Tiger Hidden Cannon (Civ6)
Crouching Tiger Hidden Cannon
Playing as China, end a turn with 5 Crouching Tigers on Great Wall tiles
A reference to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, a 2000 martial arts film.
Steam achievement Crusader King (Civ6)
Crusader King
Win a regular game as Frederick Barbarossa
Barbarossa died en route to the Third Crusade. Could also refer to the game series Crusader Kings.
Steam achievement Daughter of Isis (Civ6)
Daughter of Isis
Win a regular game as Cleopatra
Cleopatra believed she was the reincarnation or daughter of the goddess Isis.
Steam achievement Dirty Dozen (Civ6)
Dirty Dozen
Win a regular game on a Huge Map
A reference to The Dirty Dozen, a 1967 war film.
Steam achievement District 12 (Civ6)
District 12
Build every district type in one city and the Colosseum
In the book series The Hunger Games, contestants from 12 districts compete in a televised fight to the death in a custom-made arena.
Steam achievement Eight is Enough (Civ6)
Eight is Enough
Win a regular game on a Standard Map
A reference to the 1970s comedy-drama series Eight Is Enough.
Steam achievement Elixir of Immortality (Civ6)
Elixir of Immortality
Win a regular game as Qin Shi Huang
A reference to Qin Shi Huang's real life pursuit of eternal life, one attempt at which--pills of mercury--ultimately killed him.
Steam achievement Emperor's New Groove (Civ6)
Emperor's New Groove
Win a regular game at Emperor difficulty or harder
A reference to The Emperor's New Groove, a 2000 Disney animated film.
Steam achievement Emperor of Brazil (Civ6)
Emperor of Brazil
Win a regular game as Pedro II
Pedro II was the second and last Emperor of Brasil.
Steam achievement Epic of Gilgamesh (Civ6)
Epic of Gilgamesh
As Sumeria, have the first Great Work of Writing
The Epic of Gilgamesh is considered the earliest piece of great literature still surviving.
Steam achievement Escort Service (Civ6)
Escort Service
Put two units into a formation
An 'escort service' is another word for prostitution - by linking two units, you are effectively having one 'escort' the other.
Steam achievement Everything is Awesome!!! (Civ6)
Everything is Awesome!!!
At the start of the turn have an Ecstatic city.
A reference to the song of the same name from The Lego Movie.
Steam achievement First to Civilize (Civ6)
First to Civilize
Win a regular game as Gilgamesh
Gilgamesh's home of Sumer is considered to be one of the first civilisations in human history.
Steam achievement Flight Slingulator (Civ6)
Flight Slingulator
Airlift a level 3 Slinger
A pun on flight simulator.
Steam achievement For Queen and Country (Civ6)
For Queen and Country
Playing as England on a Huge map, have a city on every continent at the start of the turn
'King and Country' is a phrase that appeared in William Shakespeare's play Henry IV, Part 1. It was later used (and sometimes with 'Queen' in place of 'King') to express loyalty to Britain.
Steam achievement For Sparta!!! (Civ6)
For Sparta!!!
Win a regular game as Gorgo
A reference to the aggressive, warlike temperament of the Spartans, and perhaps to the Internet meme, 'This is Sparta!'
Steam achievement Four Corners Offense (Civ6)
Four Corners Offense
Win a regular game on a Tiny Map
Four corners offense is an offensive stalling tactic in basketball.
Steam achievement Game, Settler, Match (Civ6)
Game, Settler, Match
Win a regular game at Settler difficulty or harder
A reference to the final call in a tennis match.
Steam achievement Gift From the Storm God (Civ6)
Gift From the Storm God
Receive a Strategic Resource from Hattusa
Storm gods were major figures in Hittite mythology.
Steam achievement Give Peace a Chance (Civ6)
Give Peace a Chance
Playing as India on a Huge map, receive +35 Faith in one turn from the Satyagraha ability
'Give Peace a Chance' is the name of a song written by John Lennon, who was a known pacifist.
Steam achievement God-Like (Civ6)
God-Like
Win a regular game at Deity difficulty
In the FPS game Unreal Tournament, 'God-like' was one of the largest killstreak ranks. The ranking names were popular, and set a precedent for many multiplayer video games to follow.
Steam achievement Here's Looking At You Kid (Civ6)
Here's Looking At You Kid
Win a regular game on a Duel Map
A famous quote from Casablanca, a 1942 romantic drama film.
Steam achievement Huey Tlatoani (Civ6)
Huey Tlatoani
As Aztecs on a standard-sized map, attack an opponent while receiving a +16 Combat Strength bonus for having all of the luxuries
Huey is the Nahuatl word for Great, and Tlatoani is a rank being roughly equivalent to king. This essentially translates as Great King.
Steam achievement I Am Amused (Civ6)
I Am Amused
Win a regular game as Victoria
A reference to the famous Queen Victoria quote 'We are not amused'.
Steam achievement If You Build It, They Will Come (Civ6)
If You Build It, They Will Come
Have 6 Improvements at one time.
This is a quote from Field of Dreams, a 1989 film in which a farmer builds a baseball diamond in his corn field.
Steam achievement Investment Banking (Civ6)
Investment Banking
Put a city under siege
Possible reference to Barbarians at the Gate, a 1989 book covering the hostile takeover of RJR Nabisco via a leveraged buyout.
Steam achievement Irish Heartbeat (Civ6)
Irish Heartbeat
Win a regular game at Chieftain difficulty or harder
Irish Heartbeat is the name of an album by Van Morrison in collaboration with The Chieftains.
Steam achievement Island Hopping (Civ6)
Island Hopping
Win a regular game with a Domination victory on any difficulty with any leader on a Huge Island Plates map.
Tactic used by Douglas MacArthur against the Japanese during World War II.
Steam achievement Katsu! (Civ6)
Katsu!
Win a regular game as Hojo Tokimune
Legend has it that Hojo Tokimune, after meditating to deal with cowardice prior to a Mongol invasion, exclaimed this to his master as a show of courage.
Steam achievement Land Party (Civ6)
Land Party
Play a multiplayer game
A play on the term 'LAN party'.
Steam achievement Legends of the Hidden Temple (Civ6)
Legends of the Hidden Temple
Build a Colossal Head adjacent to a Holy Site with a Temple.
A reference to the gameshow of the same name and its mascot, a massive stone head named Olmec.
Steam achievement Let Teddy Win (Civ6)
Let Teddy Win
Win a regular game as Theodore Roosevelt
A reference to the Presidents Race, in which Teddy Roosevelt had a notorious losing streak, sparking the 'Let Teddy Win' campaign.
Steam achievement Loire Valley (Civ6)
Loire Valley
Create 5 Châteaux in one city with the Wine resource.
The Loire Valley in France is famous for its Châteaux and its vineyards.
Steam achievement Luftballons (Civ6)
Luftballons
Use a bomber class unit to detonate a nuclear device, as long as its base and 9 Observation Balloons are located on the continent of Nena at the time of detonation.
A reference to '99 Luftballons', an anti-war protest song by German artist Nena.
Steam achievement Machiavelli's Great Work (Civ6)
Machiavelli's Great Work
Win a regular game at Prince difficulty or harder
The Prince is the name of Machiavelli's most famous work of writing.
Steam achievement Man on the Moon (Civ6)
Man on the Moon
Win a regular game with a Science victory on any difficulty with any leader with a captured Egyptian city -- having also activated Newton and Darwin
The R.E.M. song 'Man on the Moon' mentions Egypt, Newton, and Darwin in one verse.
Steam achievement Mare Nostrum (Civ6)
Mare Nostrum
Win a regular game on the Inland Sea Map
Latin for 'our sea', it was also a Roman name for the Mediterranean Sea.
Steam achievement Meiji Restoration (Civ6)
Meiji Restoration
Playing as Japan, have a district with 6 adjacent unpillaged districts
The Meiji Restoration was when Japan embarked on industrialization after being visited by Europeans with superior technology.
Steam achievement Missed That Day in History Class (Civ6)
Missed That Day in History Class
Clear nuclear contamination with a Roman Legion
This is a common joke, typically used to refer to situations which seem directly contradictory to what would actually be taught in a history class.
Steam achievement Mission to Mars (Civ6)
Mission to Mars
Win a regular game with a Science victory on any difficulty with any leader
The Science Victory is achieved after establishing a base on Mars. May be a reference to the 2000 film Mission to Mars.
Steam achievement Modern Major General (Civ6)
Modern Major General
Win a regular game with a Modern Era start
Refers to the 'Major-General's Song' from the comic opera The Pirates of Penzance.
Steam achievement Montezuma's Revenge (Civ6)
Montezuma's Revenge
Win a regular game as Montezuma
A reference to a popular name for traveler's diarrhea.
Steam achievement Mwene Kongo (Civ6)
Mwene Kongo
Win a regular game as Mvemba a Nzinga
Mwene Kongo (or Manikongo) was the title given to rulers of the Kingdom of Kongo.
Steam achievement Naming Rights (Civ6)
Naming Rights
Name a unit
This is probably a reference to the right to name something either by virtue of having discovered it or by paying the owners for the privilege. For instance, many stadiums and the like.
Steam achievement New Orleans Style Spanish Rice (Civ6)
New Orleans Style Spanish Rice
Become Suzerain of a City-State
Refers to the New Orleans Style Spanish Rice product from the company Zatarain's.
Steam achievement Nirvana (Civ6)
Nirvana
Win a regular game with a Religious victory on any difficulty with any leader
In Hinduism and Buddhism, Nirvana is the highest spiritual state that anyone can attain.
Steam achievement Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition (Civ6)
Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition
Launch an Inquisition as Spain
A reference to the catchphrase in the Monty Python skit 'The Spanish Inquisition'.
Steam achievement Non Sufficit Orbis (Civ6)
Non Sufficit Orbis
Win a regular game as Phillip II
An inscription on medals given in Philip II's reign, meaning 'the world is not enough'.
Steam achievement Oneth By Land Twoeth By Sea (Civ6)
Oneth By Land Twoeth By Sea
Have an Army of land Units and 2 Armadas
A reference to the phrase in the poem 'Paul Revere's Ride' that in turn referred to a code made by Paul Revere to communicate British troop choice of passage while advancing on Concord.
Steam achievement Oratorical Skills (Civ6)
Oratorical Skills
Win a regular game as Pericles
Pericles was a renowned public speaker (or orator), and is thought to have significantly refined the art of oration.
Steam achievement Out of the Dark Ages (Civ6)
Out of the Dark Ages
Win a regular game with a Medieval Era start
Another name for the medieval era, or at least its earlier stage, was 'the Dark Ages', as it referred to the destruction of the organization of the Western Roman Empire.
Steam achievement Pizza Party! (Civ6)
Pizza Party!
Activate Leonardo da Vinci in New York with Great Works from Michelangelo and Donatello -- and a sewer -- all in that city
A reference to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, comic superheroes who enjoyed pizza in New York City's sewers and were named after the famous Renaissance Italian artists.
Steam achievement Renaissance Man (Civ6)
Renaissance Man
Win a regular game with a Renaissance Era start
A Renaissance Man is someone who is skilled at multiple different skillsets.
Steam achievement Repo Man (Civ6)
Repo Man
Steal a Great Work of Art and don't get caught
A repossession agent that retrieves outstanding rented or leased objects. May also refer to the film Repo Man, which features a repossession agent that 'retrieves' objects from clients without their compliance or knowledge.
Steam achievement Riffle and Bridge (Civ6)
Riffle and Bridge
Win a regular game on the Shuffle Map
The 'Riffle and Bridge' is a complex but impressive method of shuffling a deck of cards.
Steam achievement Rome If You Want To (Civ6)
Rome If You Want To
Win a regular game as Trajan
A reference to the The B-52's song 'Roam', which features the lyrics 'Roam if you want to'.
Steam achievement Scythian Horse Rush (Civ6)
Scythian Horse Rush
Playing as Scythia have 10 Saka Horse Archers in your army
In the popular RTS video game StarCraft, there was a tactic called 'Zerg Rush', in which someone playing as the Zerg could quickly push out lots of units, similarly to the play style used by Scythia.
Steam achievement Secret Service (Civ6)
Secret Service
Have top secret access with five civilizations in one game at once.
The Five Eyes refer to an alliance comprising Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. These countries are bound by the multilateral UKUSA Agreement for joint cooperation in signals intelligence, military intelligence, and human intelligence.
Steam achievement Selfie (Civ6)
Selfie
Win a regular game with a Culture victory with your leader in the game as your opponent as well
Selfies are when you take a picture of yourself, typically with a smart phone.
Steam achievement Seven Wonders of the Post-Apocalyptic World (Civ6)
Seven Wonders of the Post-Apocalyptic World
Launch a weapon of mass destruction with a unit and have it pillage seven wonders
There are many genres of seven wonders, including natural, modern and now, post-apocalyptic.
Steam achievement Silver Anniversary (Civ6)
Silver Anniversary
Possess 6 Silver luxury resources at the start of the turn
The 25th anniversary of a marriage is often referred to as its silver anniversary.
Steam achievement Six Shooter (Civ6)
Six Shooter
Win a regular game on a Small Map
A six shooter is a revolver with six cartridges.
Steam achievement Splitting the Atom (Civ6)
Splitting the Atom
Win a regular game with an Atomic Era start
Splitting the atom was first discovered in 1917, the start of the atomic age.
Steam achievement Sultan of Egypt (Civ6)
Sultan of Egypt
Win a regular game as Saladin
Saladin was the founder of the Ayyubid Dynasty, which ruled over Egypt, Syria, upper Mesopotamia, the Hejaz, Yemen, and parts of North Africa.
Steam achievement Tectonic Shift (Civ6)
Tectonic Shift
Win a regular game on the Continents Map
Tectonic shifts are phenomena related to continents.
Steam achievement Ten Commandments (Civ6)
Ten Commandments
Win a regular game on a Large Map
The Ten Commandments are a set of biblical laws that play a fundamental role in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Steam achievement The Divine Right of Kings (Civ6)
The Divine Right of Kings
Win a regular game at King difficulty or harder
The divine right of kings is the idea that kings are not subject to earthly authority because they rule by the will of God.
Steam achievement The Origin of Species (Civ6)
The Origin of Species
Activate Darwin adjacent to the Galapagos Islands
On the Origin of Species is a book by Charles Darwin on the Galapagos Islands, and is considered the basis of evolutionary biology.
Steam achievement The Taste of Victory (Civ6)
The Taste of Victory
Win a regular game on the Island Plates Map
A play on the meaning of 'plates', which are used to carry food.
Steam achievement The Test of Time (Civ6)
The Test of Time
Win a regular game with an Ancient Era start
The Test of Time is a phrase that has been used in every Civilization game to denote the basic idea of the game's challenge.
Steam achievement Third Crusade (Civ6)
Third Crusade
Playing as Frederick Barbarossa, conquer the city-state of Jerusalem
The main goal of the Third Crusade was to capture Jerusalem, which it failed to do, and was largely commanded by Frederick Barbarossa, who died during the Crusade.
Steam achievement Through the Digital Age (Civ6)
Through the Digital Age
Win a regular game with an Information Era start
The 'Digital Age' is another name for the time period represented by the Information Era, which involves the heavy usage and advancement of computers, and electronic machinery.
Steam achievement Trans-Siberian Railroad (Civ6)
Trans-Siberian Railroad
Playing as Russia, have a city that is at least 60 tiles away from your capital, connected by a Trade Route and road at the start of the turn.
The Trans-Siberian Railway is a network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian Far East, and the longest railway line in the world.
Steam achievement Unique Snowflake (Civ6)
Unique Snowflake
Win a regular game on Fractal Map
The Koch or 'snowflake' curve is a famous fractal shape first defined by the Swedish mathematician Helge von Koch.
Steam achievement Walk Like an Egyptian (Civ6)
Walk Like an Egyptian
As Egypt build a Sphinx adjacent to the Pyramids both on Floodplains
A reference to the song of the same title by The Bangles.
Steam achievement Valois Dynasty (Civ6)
Valois Dynasty
Win a regular game as Catherine De Medici
A reference to the House of Valois, which ruled France from 1328 to 1589.
Steam achievement Varangian Guard (Civ6)
Varangian Guard
Win a regular game as Harald Hardrada
The Varangian Guard was as an elite unit of the Byzantine Army, from the 10th to the 14th centuries, whose members served as personal bodyguards to the Byzantine Emperors. These warriors were mostly Norsemen from Norway, Denmark and Sweden.
Steam achievement Warlording Over Others (Civ6)
Warlording Over Others
Win a regular game at Warlord difficulty or harder
The phrase 'lording over others' refers to being in a dominant position over others.
Steam achievement Warrior Queen (Civ6)
Warrior Queen
Win a regular game as Tomyris
Tomyris led the Massagetae tribes into battle against Cyrus' Achaemenid Empire, and according to Herodotus she was said to have killed the Persian ruler Cyrus.
Steam achievement We Are The Champions (Civ6)
We Are The Champions
Win a regular game with a Religious victory with your dominant religion being Zoroastrianism and at the time of victory you are the Suzerain of Zanzibar
A reference to Freddie Mercury from the band Queen, who was born and raised in the Sultanate of Zanzibar and practised the Zoroastrian religion.
Steam achievement Veni, vidi, vici (Civ6)
Veni, vidi, vici
Win a regular game with a Domination victory on any difficulty with any leader
"Veni, vidi, vici" ("I came; I saw; I conquered") is a Latin phrase popularly attributed to Julius Caesar.
Steam achievement Viking Raid (Civ6)
Viking Raid
Capture a settler with a Longship
The Vikings of the Norse countries of the Middle Ages were feared by the peoples of northern Europe for their raids against coastal settlements.
Steam achievement Voyage of the Mayflower (Civ6)
Voyage of the Mayflower
Found or conquer a city on a different continent
The Mayflower was the ship that transported the first English Separatists, known today as the Pilgrims, from Plymouth to the New World (America) in 1620.

DLC achievementsEdit

AustraliaEdit

Steam achievement A Smashing Victory (Civ6)
A Smashing Victory
Win a regular game as John Curtin
'Smashing' is Aussie slang meaing 'excellent'.
Steam achievement Attack of the Drop Bear (Civ6)
Attack of the Drop Bear
Lose a unit to the perils of Australia in the Outback Tycoon scenario
A drop bear is a hoax, commonly said to be a fearsome, carnivorous variant of the koala.
Steam achievement Crow-eater Conquest (Civ6)
Crow-eater Conquest
Win Outback Tycoon as South Australia
'Crow-eater' is a popular nickname for South Australians.
Steam achievement Gumsucker Punch (Civ6)
Gumsucker Punch
Win Outback Tycoon as Victoria
'Gumsucker' is a popular nickname for Australians from Victoria.
Steam achievement Meanwhile, in Australia (Civ6)
Meanwhile, in Australia
Win Outback Tycoon at Deity difficulty
A meme where a picture of Australia is shown, portraying something outrageously dangerous.
Steam achievement Midnight Oil (Civ6)
Midnight Oil
Build an Oil Well on the final turn of the Outback Tycoon scenario
A reference to the phrase 'burning the midnight oil', and to the Australian rock band with the same name.
Steam achievement Quite a Crowded House (Civ6)
Quite a Crowded House
Complete an online multiplayer game of Outback Tycoon
Crowded House is an Australian rock band from the 80s and 90s.
Steam achievement Revenge of the Banana Benders (Civ6)
Revenge of the Banana Benders
Win Outback Tycoon as Queensland
'Banana bender' is a popular nickname for Australians from Queensland.
Steam achievement Sandgroper Sweep (Civ6)
Sandgroper Sweep
Win Outback Tycoon as Western Australia
'Sandgroper' is a popular nickname for West Australians.
Steam achievement Wood for Sheep (Civ6)
Wood for Sheep
Playing as Australia, build a Pasture over Sheep and steal an adjacent player's Lumbermill
Refers to common actions in Settlers of Catan.

VikingsEdit

Steam achievement Absolutely Nothing Rotten in the State of Denmark (Civ6)
Absolutely Nothing Rotten in the State of Denmark
Win Vikings, Traders, and Raiders! as Canute
A play on 'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark', a famous line from William Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Steam achievement Even Our Castles Have Castles (Civ6)
Even Our Castles Have Castles
Build an Alcazar within 2 tiles of the Alhambra
This may be a reference to a fortification network formed by the Alcazar together with the Alhambra, the latter of which was a fortress built during Moorish rule over Spain.
Steam achievement Finn MacCool's Pipe Organ (Civ6)
Finn MacCool's Pipe Organ
Build a Monastery within 2 tiles of the Giant's Causeway
A reference to a mythical Irish hunter-warrior who the legends credit with creating the Giant's Causeway.
Steam achievement God of the Sea (Civ6)
God of the Sea
Win Vikings, Traders, and Raiders! at Deity difficulty
A play on the Deity difficulty's name, and a reference to the Norse's seafaring voyages and wars.
Steam achievement Master of the Baltic (Civ6)
Master of the Baltic
Win Vikings, Traders, and Raiders! as Olof Skötkonung
A reference to Sweden's westerly location from the Baltic Sea, and its later domination of Finland.
Steam achievement More Hacksilver For Harald (Civ6)
More Hacksilver For Harald
Win Vikings, Traders, and Raiders! as Harald Hardrada
A reference to a form of Viking currency and Harald Hardrada's accumulation of wealth during his service in the Byzantine Empire.
Steam achievement What Do You Mean, "Active Volcano?" (Civ6)
What Do You Mean, "Active Volcano?"
Build three Aerodromes within 2 tiles of Eyjafjallajökull
Eyjafjallajökull erupted in 2010, disrupting air travel in northwestern Europe for six days.

PolandEdit

Steam achievement Always Bet On Black (Civ6)
Always Bet On Black
Win Jadwiga's Legacy as Mikolaj "the Black" Radziwill
Mikolaj Krysztof Radziwill was a powerful noble who influenced the Grand Duchy of Lithuania to adopt Polish culture. Other than a play on his nickname, 'Always bet on black' is also a phrase from the movie Passenger 57.
Steam achievement Armor of Faith (Civ6)
Armor of Faith
Win a regular game as Jadwiga
Jadwiga was remembered for her religious devotion and her contributions to the Catholic Church in Poland. She was also canonized as a saint in 1997.
Steam achievement You Are A Terrible Person (Civ6)
You Are A Terrible Person
Playing as Poland, destroy another civilization’s incomplete wonder by initiating a Culture Bomb
The player has wasted the other civilization's resources by destroying their wonder.
Steam achievement God-Like Legacy (Civ6)
God-Like Legacy
Win Jadwiga's Legacy at Deity difficulty
A reference to 'god' as a synonym for 'deity' as well as god-like being common names for winning streaks in game.
Steam achievement The Grandest of Hetmans (Civ6)
The Grandest of Hetmans
Win Jadwiga's Legacy as Konstanty Ostrogski
Konstanty Ostrogsky was a magnate of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and later a Grand Hetman of Lithuania until his death. He was a commander of the Lithuanian-Polish forces to repel and launch counter-attacks against Muscovy and the Tatars.
Steam achievement Winged Hussar Mastery (Civ6)
Winged Hussar Mastery
Win Jadwiga's Legacy as Stanislaw Potocki
Stanislaw Revera Potocki was a Polish military leader. Together with another hetman, Stefan Czarniecki, they defeated Swedish and Russian invasions from 1655 to 1660. The Winged Hussars were a famous cavalry unit of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, which the two hetmans belonged to.

Persia and MacedonEdit

Steam achievement Envoy Convoy (Civ6)
Envoy Convoy
After building the Apadana wonder, construct 7 additional wonders in the same city
This is a rhyming reference to the Apadana's ability, which is to grant two envoys for each wonder (including itself) built in the city starting with its construction. This would be using a somewhat figurative definition of convoy.
Steam achievement I Quenched Your Thirst For Blood (Civ6)
I Quenched Your Thirst For Blood
Playing as Scythia, recapture one of your founded cities from Persia
Possibly a reference to Tomyris' Declares War voice line and her famous feud with Cyrus. Another possible reference is Tomyris' supposed remarks upon killing Cyrus: 'See now, I fulfill my threat; you have your fill of blood'.
Steam achievement King of the Four Corners of the World (Civ6)
King of the Four Corners of the World
Win a regular game as Cyrus
A title commonly attributed to the Achaemenid kings of Persia.
Steam achievement Some Wine For Your Soldiers? (Civ6)
Some Wine For Your Soldiers?
Playing as Persia, conquer the original Scythian capital within 10 turns of declaring a surprise war on Scythia
During Cyrus' invasion of Scythia, he set up a trap where some of his soldiers set out a camp and drank wine. Scythians under Tomyris' son's command attacked the camp and drank all the wine there to celebrate. When Cyrus returned, he found little resistance in the drunk Scythians and slaughtered them.
Steam achievement Greatest Is As Greatest Does (Civ6)
Greatest Is As Greatest Does
Playing as Macedon, conquer a city containing both the Great Library and Great Lighthouse wonders
Both wonders have the epithet 'Great' as did Alexander. Also, both were built in one of his founded cities (Alexandria in Egypt).
Steam achievement He Named Them All After Himself? (Civ6)
He Named Them All After Himself?
Settle four cities in Conquests of Alexander on any difficulty
Alexander notoriously founded numerous cities with the name 'Alexandria' during his campaign.
Steam achievement Never Lost a Battle (Civ6)
Never Lost a Battle
Win a regular game as Alexander
Alexander was famously undefeated on the battlefield.
Steam achievement No More Worlds To Conquer (Civ6)
No More Worlds To Conquer
Win Conquests of Alexander on any difficulty
A quote by ancient Greek historian Plutarch in reference to Alexander: 'When Alexander saw the breadth of his domain, he wept for there were no more worlds to conquer'.
Steam achievement Resplendent Panoply (Civ6)
Resplendent Panoply
Possess all of the following after conquering a city in Conquests of Alexander: Hoplite, Saka Horse Archer, Maryannu Chariot Archer, Immortal, and Varu
'Panoply' is the ancient Greek word for 'armor'. In this case, the player has collected these units' different suits of armor by conquering their cities.
Steam achievement You're the Demonstrably Greatest (Civ6)
You're the Demonstrably Greatest
Achieve the highest possible rank in Conquests of Alexander at Deity difficulty
A reference to Alexander the Great's greatness, either in building an empire, the difficulty of such an empire, or a reference to his self-proclaimed divinity.

NubiaEdit

Steam achievement gg nub (Civ6)
gg nub
Win a regular game as Amanitore
A pun on 'noob' as this is a common expression in online gaming communities meaning 'good game newbie' (mostly used sarcastically).
Steam achievement More Wind for the Wind God (Civ6)
More Wind for the Wind God
Win Gifts of the Nile on any difficulty
A reference to the warcry 'Blood for the Blood God! Skulls for the Skull Throne' from Warhammer 40K.
Steam achievement Overclocked Conviction (Civ6)
Overclocked Conviction
After building the Jebel Barkal wonder, earn 28 Faith per turn on its tile
'Overclocking' is a way in which computer hardware is tweaked to perform faster. In this context, 'conviction' is in regards to the faith yield of the wonder and 'overclocking' is the big boost from it.
Steam achievement Pyramid Scheme (Civ6)
Pyramid Scheme
As Nubia, earn six different adjacency bonuses on a Nubian Pyramid
A wordplay on an actual marketing strategy with the same name where people are being recruited based on promises rather than investments.
Steam achievement Sea of the Bow (Civ6)
Sea of the Bow
Playing Gifts of the Nile as Nubia, found a coastal city on the Mediterranean Sea
Alluding to the bordering region between Egypt and Nubia called 'Land of the Bow'.
Steam achievement That's Some Good Kerma (Civ6)
That's Some Good Kerma
Playing Gifts of the Nile as Nubia, win on Deity difficulty
A pun on 'good karma', a belief based on the idea that doing good deeds will reward you with good fortune in the future.
Steam achievement The 25th Dynasty (Civ6)
The 25th Dynasty
Playing as Nubia, liberate the original Egyptian capital in a liberation war with the capital's conqueror
The 25th dynasty of Egypt was in fact Nubian in origin after taking over from various foreign rulers in Egypt.
Steam achievement Total A-Nile-hilation (Civ6)
Total A-Nile-hilation
Playing Gifts of the Nile as Egypt, win on Deity difficulty
A pun on the word 'annihilation', in itself a reference to the 1997 RTS game Total Annihilation.
Steam achievement Claim the Fourth Cataract (Civ6)
Claim the Fourth Cataract
Playing as Egypt in a regular game, conquer the original Nubian capital within 10 turns of declaring a formal war on Nubia
Cataracts are physical barriers in at some points in the river Nile. The fourth one is where Nubia was generally situated.
Steam achievement From Med to Red to the Land of the Dead (Civ6)
From Med to Red to the Land of the Dead
Playing Gifts of the Nile as Egypt, conquer Irem and Punt
'Med' is the Mediterranean Sea, 'Red' implies the Red Sea (where Punt is) and the 'Land of the Dead' is a reference to Irem's status as a mythical lost city.

Khmer and IndonesiaEdit

Steam achievement Thalassocratophile (Civ6)
Thalassocratophile
Have 5 cities on landmasses 5 or less tiles with Indonesia
Meaning 'one who loves thalassocracies' in Greek (thalassocracy itself meaning domination of the seas in Greek), it mirrors the strategy of settling many small islands.
Steam achievement Many Signs and Wonders (Civ6)
Many Signs and Wonders
Build all 3 Wonders in the Path to Nirvana scenario
A pun on wonders as in the in-game buildings and a phrase found throughout the Bible.
Steam achievement Raid Healer (Civ6)
Raid Healer
With a Guru Heal 7 religious units with one action
A reference to a popular MMORPG strategy during raids in which one player is dedicated to healing the rest of the team while they are doing most of the fighting.
Steam achievement Try To Snatch the Pebble From My Hand (Civ6)
Try To Snatch the Pebble From My Hand
Have a Warrior Monk with 4 Promotions
A famous quote from the 1972 TV series Kung Fu.
Steam achievement All Beneath the Wings of Garuda (Civ6)
All Beneath the Wings of Garuda
Win a regular game as Gitarja
Garuda is a mythical bird-like creature in Hindu mythology upon which the god Vishnu rides.
Steam achievement Wat is Love (Civ6)
Wat is Love
Build Angkor Wat and a Wat in Angkor Wat
A pun on the popular meme/song lyric 'What is love'.
Steam achievement What is Matter? Nevermind. (Civ6)
What is Matter? Nevermind.
Win the Path to Nirvana scenario on Deity
The second half of the George Berkeley quote (see 'What is Mind? No Matter' achievement).
Steam achievement What is Mind? No Matter. (Civ6)
What is Mind? No Matter.
Win the Path to Nirvana scenario on any difficulty
The first half of a well-known George Berkeley quote in regards to the 'mind-body' duality problem.
Steam achievement Cardamom and Mangos and Elephants (Civ6)
Cardamom and Mangos and Elephants
Win a regular game as Jayavarman VII
Most likely a reference to the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, where the main characters enter the forest and say 'Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!'
Steam achievement Do You Have A Moment To Talk About Salvation? (Civ6)
Do You Have A Moment To Talk About Salvation?
Convert 3 opposing Holy Cities in the Path to Nirvana scenario
A reference to the common Christian preacher line, 'Do you have a moment to talk about our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ?'. Often associated with Jehovah's Witnesses.

Rise and Fall achievementsEdit

Steam achievement A Burning Splendor (Civ6)
A Burning Splendor
Win a regular game as Chandragupta
Part of an inscription praising Chandragupta II on the iron pillar of Delhi.
Steam achievement A small Country, a great people, so sorely tried (Civ6)
A small Country, a great people, so sorely tried
Win a regular game as Queen Wilhelmina
The title of a poem describing the reign of Queen Wilhelmina. A printed copy made in 1945 is preserved in the National Library of the Netherlands.
Steam achievement Adamantine Confederacy (Civ6)
Adamantine Confederacy
As Poundmaker, have an active Alliance of every type
Phrase that directly means 'unbreakable alliance'.
Steam achievement Advanced Seminar in Astrophysics (Civ6)
Advanced Seminar in Astrophysics
As Seondeok, build a Spaceport district next to a Seowon
(Is this a reference to something in popular culture? Please add the information here!)
Steam achievement Blackest Queen (Civ6)
Blackest Queen
As France, build an Intelligence Agency
A reference to Catherine's agenda, Black Queen, where France tries to gain as many spies as possible.
Steam achievement Bromance (Civ6)
Bromance
Achieve the maximum Alliance level with Gilgamesh
A term used to refer to a close friendship between two guys.
Steam achievement Buying your Deels and Listening to Your Throat Singing (Civ6)
Buying your Deels and Listening to Your Throat Singing
As Genghis, win a Cultural Victory
A reference to 'Buying Your Blue Jeans and Listening to Your Pop Music' (q.v.), with deels and throat singing being traditional parts of Mongolian culture.
Steam achievement Circle of Life (Civ6)
Circle of Life
Build a Fishery adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef
A reference to the popular song of the same name from The Lion King, a 1994 Disney animated film.
Steam achievement Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal! (Civ6)
Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!
Join a Betrayal Emergency
A reference to the TV show Firefly.
Steam achievement Dark Horse (Civ6)
Dark Horse
Win the game while in a Dark Age
An idiomatic phrase referring to someone who comes from behind or a disadvantageous position to win.
Steam achievement Deeds of a Monarch-Scorning People (Civ6)
Deeds of a Monarch-Scorning People
Win a regular game as Lautaro
Part of La Araucana, an epic poem wrote by Alonso de Ercilla, about the Spanish Conquest of Chile. The translation was done by Charles Maxwell Lancaster and Paul Thomas Manchester.
Steam achievement Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures (Civ6)
Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures
Assign a Dark Policy to your Government
In adverse circumstances, actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.
Steam achievement Die Another Day (Civ6)
Die Another Day
Neutralize a Governor with a Spy
A reference to the 2002 James Bond film of the same name.
Steam achievement Drama Queen (Civ6)
Drama Queen
Join or be the target of 3 Emergencies in a single game
A term used for a person (of either gender) who responds to situations in a melodramatic way, often in a bid for attention.
Steam achievement Elcano's Revenge (Civ6)
Elcano's Revenge
Be the first player to circumnavigate the world after Ferdinand Magellan has been recruited by another player
Juan Sebastián Elcano was the first person complete a full circumnavigation of the Earth after the death of Ferdinand Magellan.
Steam achievement Extend the Olive Branch (Civ6)
Extend the Olive Branch
Make a peace deal which includes you giving or receiving an Olives resource
The olive branch was a symbol of peace or victory in ancient Greece.
Steam achievement Frenemy (Civ6)
Frenemy
Gain control of an Ally's city after it becomes disloyal, and choose to keep it
'Frenemy' is a combination of the words 'friend' and 'enemy', used to refer a person with whom one is friendly despite a fundamental dislike or rivalry.
Steam achievement From Peonies to Doricheon (Civ6)
From Peonies to Doricheon
Win a regular game as Queen Seondeok
A reference to Korean tales of Queen Seondeok, one involving a peony, which depicted the qualities of Seondeok being queen, and another of her foretelling her death and being buried in the Buddhist heaven of [[wikipedia:Trāyastriṃśa|Doricheon.
Steam achievement Getting the Band Back Together (Civ6)
Getting the Band Back Together
Unlock every Governor, and have them established at the same time before the game reaches the Industrial Era
A reference to Gettin' the Band Back Together, a musical by Ken Davenport.
Steam achievement Holy Righteous Queen Tamar (Civ6)
Holy Righteous Queen Tamar
As Tamar, have every city-state in the game following the religion you founded
The title given to Tamar by the Georgian Orthodox Church.
Steam achievement I Thought We'd Moved Past This Joke (Civ6)
I Thought We'd Moved Past This Joke
As Chandragupta, launch a nuclear weapon
A reference to the Civilization fanbase's inside joke of Gandhi's tendency to use nuclear weapons.
Steam achievement I'm going to break the wheel (Civ6)
I'm going to break the wheel
Earn three Golden Ages in a row
A reference to a quote by Daenerys Targaryen, a major character from A Song of Ice and Fire and HBO's Game of Thrones.
Steam achievement Ibutho (Civ6)
Ibutho
As Shaka, train a Corps of Impi using the Ikanda district
A reference to the actual Zulu term for an impi regiment.
Steam achievement Justice and Lasting Peace (Civ6)
Justice and Lasting Peace
Win a regular game as Poundmaker
(Is this a reference to something in popular culture? Please add the information here!)
Steam achievement Let gentle blood shew generous might (Civ6)
Let gentle blood shew generous might
Win a regular game as Robert the Bruce
A reference to The Lord of the Isles, a narrative poem by Sir Walter Scott.
Steam achievement Lord of All Who Live in Felt Tents (Civ6)
Lord of All Who Live in Felt Tents
Win a regular game as Genghis Khan
A reference to the title given to Genghis Khan by the Kuriltai, a political and military council of ancient Mongol and some Turkic chiefs and khans.
Steam achievement Master and Commander (Civ6)
Master and Commander
Win a regular game on the Archipelago Map
Refers to the Aubrey-Maturin series film of the same name, about combat during the Age of Sail - relevant to the islands present on an Archipelago Map.
Steam achievement Metroplex (Civ6)
Metroplex
Completely surround your Government Plaza with districts or wonders you own at the start of the turn
Refers to Metroplex, a character in the Transformers series, who is a part of the Autobot capital and transforms into a giant robot.
Steam achievement Mulligan (Civ6)
Mulligan
Build a Golf Course in a tile where you had previously attempted to build a Wonder, but got beaten to the Wonder by another Civ
A reference to the call in golf to redo a poor shot and not have it count on the score card.
Steam achievement Radiant Deeds, Bright as Sunshine (Civ6)
Radiant Deeds, Bright as Sunshine
Win a regular game as Tamar
A reference to a quote about Queen Tamar from 'The Knight in the Tiger Skin' by Rustaveli: "Her deeds, like her radiance, are revealed bright as sunshine." The poem is considered a masterpiece of the Georgian literature.
Steam achievement Reverse Colonialism (Civ6)
Reverse Colonialism
As Lautaro, capture Philip II's original capital city
A reference to a term when the natives of an area take back their land that was stolen from them.
Steam achievement Shopping Spree (Civ6)
Shopping Spree
Have 10 Shopping Malls in your civilization at the same time
A shopping spree is a short period of time during which someone buys a lot.
Steam achievement Subject Matter Expert (Civ6)
Subject Matter Expert
Have a Governor with every promotion
A term used for a person who is an authority in a particular area or topic. Often called a domain expert, used in expert software systems development.
Steam achievement Taxation Without Representation (Civ6)
Taxation Without Representation
As England, lose a city to disloyalty which has an established Financier Governor
A reference to the famous anti-British slogan used by the colonists prior to the events of the American Revolution.
Steam achievement Triple Seven (Civ6)
Triple Seven
As Wilhelmina, have seven cities and seven Zeven de Provincien at the start of the turn
A reference to a famous taxi service in Valkenswaard, Netherlands.
Steam achievement uSuthu! uSuthu! (Civ6)
uSuthu! uSuthu!
Win a regular game as Shaka
A reference to a a powerful army of young Zulu fighters led by a man named Cetshwayo. Named after their war cry, 'uSuthu'.
Steam achievement Victory Belongs to the Most Persevering (Civ6)
Victory Belongs to the Most Persevering
Achieve a Heroic Age
A quote attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte.
Steam achievement What Could Possibly Go Wrong? (Civ6)
What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Have an improved Amber resource in a city with a Zoo and an Archaeological Museum at the start of the turn
A reference to the Jurassic Park franchise, where dinosaurs are brought back from the dead through the extraction of dinosaur DNA from fossilized mosquitos in amber and put in a 'zoo' of sorts.

Gathering Storm achievementsEdit

Steam achievement A Man A Plan A Canal Panama (Civ6)
A Man A Plan A Canal Panama
Build the Panama Canal as Teddy Roosevelt
This is a palindrome: the letters read the same backwards and forwards. It is also an homage to the American leader Theodore Roosevelt whose pet project the canal was.
Steam achievement Aggressive Strain (Civ6)
Aggressive Strain
Win the Black Death after conquering five cities
An aggressive strain is a variant of a microorganism which is more contagious than the common one; the territorial expansion is here compared to the spread of a disease.
Steam achievement Airing Your Grievances (Civ6)
Airing Your Grievances
Win a Diplomatic Victory Resolution and use it to reduce another player's progress toward that victory
A phrase to describe someone who complains in public.
Steam achievement An Engineer's Dream (Civ6)
An Engineer's Dream
Have a Canal, Dam, Aqueduct, Railroad, Golden Gate Bridge, and Mountain Tunnel in a city
All of the above are related to the discipline of civil engineering, with the Military Engineer being able to contribute to all except the Golden Gate Bridge.
Steam achievement And the Walls Kept Tumbling Down (Civ6)
And the Walls Kept Tumbling Down
Have your Roman city lose 6 population from one Vesuvius eruption
This is a quote from the song Pompeii by Bastille. It is a reference to the volcanic disaster in Pompeii, an ancient Roman city that was destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
Steam achievement Auftragstaktik (Civ6)
Auftragstaktik
Win War Machine as Germany
Auftragstaktik was a military doctrine developed by the Prussians following their losses to Napoleon.
Steam achievement Bendición (Civ6)
Bendición
Win the Black Death as Castile
Spanish word for 'blessing', something like being favored by god
Steam achievement Big Bertha (Civ6)
Big Bertha
In War Machine, reduce and capture a full-health city in a single turn
Big Bertha was the name of a siege weapon used by the Germany army from 1914 to 1918. It is one of the biggest siege weapons fielded.
Steam achievement Croix de Lorraine (Civ6)
Croix de Lorraine
In War Machine, as France, conquer Metz within 5 turns
The Croix de Lorraine, or Cross of Lorraine in English, is a symbol representing the province of the same name, of which Metz is located in.
Steam achievement Danse Macabre (Civ6)
Danse Macabre
Win the Black Death scenario on Deity difficulty
Danse Macabre is a genre of art about how death comes for everyone eventually, regardless of who they are.
Steam achievement Eat, Drink and Be Merry (Civ6)
Eat, Drink and Be Merry
Win the Black Death as England
A refernce to Bible, found in Luke 12:19
Steam achievement Élan (Civ6)
Élan
Win War Machine as France
A French word for vigorous spirit or enthusiasm.
Steam achievement Future is Now (Civ6)
Future is Now
Be the first to complete all the technologies in the Future Era in a game with 8 or more players
Either a refernce to the song 'The Future Is Now' by Non Phixon, or a reference to a popular internet meme 'The Future IS Now, Old Man' from the TV series 'Malcolm In The Middle' (S3E10).
Steam achievement Gesundheit (Civ6)
Gesundheit
Win the Black Death as the Holy Roman Empire
A German word that is used to wish good health to a person who has just sneezed.
Steam achievement Hajj (Civ6)
Hajj
As Mansa Musa, send a Trade Route to Mecca that gives the sending player at least 30 gold
The Hajj is one of the many pillars of Islam, involving one to take a pilgrimage to Mecca. Mansa Musa did this during his reign, and almost crashed the economy of Egypt during a rest in Cairo.
Steam achievement Hello Cleveland! (Civ6)
Hello Cleveland!
Perform a Rock Concert in Cleveland
A reference to the rock mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap.
Steam achievement I'm Not Dead Yet (Civ6)
I'm Not Dead Yet
Win the Black Death after turn 80
A quote from Monty Python and the Holy Grail during the famous 'Bring out your dead!' sequence.
Steam achievement Literally Playable (Civ6)
Literally Playable
Win a game as Kristina
The achievement was changed from Take On Me, possibly a reference to the song of the same name by A-ha, although they are a Norweigan band and not a Swedish one. Hence, it was "literally unplayable", a common meme for when a completely minute issue is raised over a game, like in this case the reference being to something Norwegian and not Swedish. Now that it is fixed, it is now "literally playable". This could also be a reference that Kristina focuses on great works including literature.
Steam achievement Let Our Powers Combine – Wait Heart is Missing! (Civ6)
Let Our Powers Combine – Wait Heart is Missing!
Have a city with a Wind Farm, Solar Farm, Hydroelectric Dam, and Geothermal Plant
A reference to the Captain Planet' TV series.
Steam achievement Lord of Tahuantinsuyo (Civ6)
Lord of Tahuantinsuyo
Win a game as Pachacuti
Tahuantinsuyo was the Quechuan word used by the Incans to call their empire.
Steam achievement Majestrix of the Court of Love (Civ6)
Majestrix of the Court of Love
Win a game as Eleanor of Aquitaine
Majestrix is a fictional superhero from Marvel's X-Men comics.
Steam achievement Medieval Medicine (Civ6)
Medieval Medicine
Train 25 Plague Doctors during the Black Death scenario
(Is this a reference to something in popular culture? Please add the information here!)
Steam achievement Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss (Civ6)
Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss
As Eleanor, gain a city to loyalty that was owned by a different civilization with Eleanor as its leader
Lyrics from the song Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who.
Steam achievement Nobel-er than the Noblest (Civ6)
Nobel-er than the Noblest
Achieve first place in all three Nobel Prizes in the same game
Swedish chemist, Alfred Nobel, left $9 million to begin the Nobel Prize.
Steam achievement Nobody's Business But the Turks (Civ6)
Nobody's Business But the Turks
As the Ottomans, capture another Civilization's capital and then rename it
Lyrics from the song Istanbul (Not Constantinople), originally by The Four Lads.
Steam achievement One does not simply walk into Ngauruhoe (Civ6)
One does not simply walk into Ngauruhoe
As the Maori, have a Maori Toa discover the Ngauruhoe volcano
A reference to the "One does not simply walk into Mordor" meme that originated from the 2001 Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring movie. Mount Ngauruhoe was used in that film to represent Mount Doom, which is located in Mordor.
Steam achievement One Tree Hill (Civ6)
One Tree Hill
Have one of your Rock Band units perform a concert adjacent to a Maori Pa unique improvement
A song written by Irish rock band U2, which in turn named after a volcanic peak in Auckland, New Zealand. The One Tree Hill in Auckland is an important memorial place for Māori people.
Steam achievement Padishah Efendim (Civ6)
Padishah Efendim
Win a game as Suleiman The Magnificent
'Padişah efendim' means 'my master emperor', and was used during Ottoman times to address the Sultan.
Steam achievement Peacekeeper (Civ6)
Peacekeeper
As Wilfrid Laurier, successfully complete an Emergency
Canadian Prime Minister wikipedia:Lester B. Pearson organized the wikipedia:United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis.
Steam achievement Po-tay-toes! (Civ6)
Po-tay-toes!
As Pachacuti, construct a Terrace Farm that is adjacent to 2 Aqueducts and 4 Mountains
A reference to Samwise Gamgee's enunciation of 'potatoes' from the 2002 Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers movie. The Inca were the first civilization in the world to cultivate potatoes.
Steam achievement Purple Reign (Civ6)
Purple Reign
As Dido, complete the Move Capital project on 4 different continents
A reference to the Prince's 'Purple Rain'. Phoenicia's name means 'land of purple'.
Steam achievement Queen of the Byrsa (Civ6)
Queen of the Byrsa
Win a game as Dido
Byrsa is where Dido hid after fleeing her home of Tyre.
Steam achievement Real Estate Disclosures Required (Civ6)
Real Estate Disclosures Required
Have a district be pillaged by 3 different random events
(Is this a reference to something in popular culture? Please add the information here!)
Steam achievement Rivals on Ice (Civ6)
Rivals on Ice
Playing as Russia, conquer a city with an Ice Hockey rink
Ice hockey is immensely popular in both Russia and Canada, and both countries consider each other to be their biggest rivals in the sport.
Steam achievement Rock God (Civ6)
Rock God
Have no cities following your religion then convert a city to your religion using a Rock Band unit
A term for a musician talented and popular enough to have a cult-like following.
Steam achievement Santé Passe Richesse (Civ6)
Santé Passe Richesse
Win the Black Death as France
Santé passe richesse translates to health is worth more than wealth in French
Steam achievement Seahenge (Civ6)
Seahenge
Have Stonehenge become submerged due to Coastal Flooding
Reference to a skit by the YouTube comedy channel Door Monster.
Steam achievement Shield of Christianity (Civ6)
Shield of Christianity
As Hungary, have Christianity as your dominant religion and defeat a unit who's Civilization's dominant religion is not Christianity
Hungary was one of the countries that stopped the Ottomans' advance in the Battle of Vienna.
Steam achievement Sid Meier's Ditchdigging Simulator (Civ6)
Sid Meier's Ditchdigging Simulator
Use two cities and the Panama Canal to make 7 contiguous land tiles passable by ships
Possibly a reference to Sid Meier's simulation games. Sid Meier is also the creator of the Civilization franchise as a whole.
Steam achievement Smörgsbord (Civ6)
Smörgsbord
As Kristina, at the start of a turn have cities in five different terrain types (Snow, Tundra, Desert, Plains and Grassland) and have Open Air Museums in all of them
A smörgåsbord is similar to a buffet, but offers a wider variety of hot and cold meats, salads, hors d'oeuvres, and more. The achievement's name is misspelled in Swedish.
Steam achievement Surprise Attack (Civ6)
Surprise Attack
Move a military unit into an enemy's owned tile using a Mountain Tunnel (or Qhapaq Nan)
Surprises are never expected. If they're expected, then they're not a surprise.
Steam achievement The Art of Telling Plain Truths (Civ6)
The Art of Telling Plain Truths
Win a Diplomatic Victory
A Winston Churchill quote: "Diplomacy is the art of telling plain truths."
Steam achievement The Laurels of Virtues and Letters (Civ6)
The Laurels of Virtues and Letters
Win a game as Matthias Corvinus
Possible translation of this Matthias quote: "Scholars, how happy are you! You strive not after blood-stained glory nor monarchs' crowns, but for the laurels of poetry and virtue."
Steam achievement The Sunny Way (Civ6)
The Sunny Way
Win a game as Wilfrid Laurier
A reference to Wilfrid Laurier's famous 1895 'Sunny Way' speech.
Steam achievement Toward Carbon Neutrality (Civ6)
Toward Carbon Neutrality
Complete the Carbon Recapture project 10 times during a single game
A reference to the environmentalist group 'Carbon Neutrality Coalition'.
Steam achievement Treasures of Heaven and Earth (Civ6)
Treasures of Heaven and Earth
Win a game as Mansa Musa
A reference to the Bible, in Matthew 6:19-20
Steam achievement Tu Meke (Civ6)
Tu Meke
Win a game as Kupe
The Maori word for 'Good job.'
Steam achievement Vernichtungsstrategie (Civ6)
Vernichtungsstrategie
As Germany, win War Machine within 25 turns
Vernichtungsstrategie translates to Elimination Strategy in German.
Steam achievement When Diplomacy Fails (Civ6)
When Diplomacy Fails
Have a fully upgraded Giant Death Robot capture a city
A reference to the podcast about history, diplomacy, and war, and the phrase's implication that overwhelming military force is the next option.
Steam achievement With The Army You Have (Civ6)
With The Army You Have
Win War Machine without training any units
A quote made by politician Donald Rumsfeld

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