Faith

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Icon Faith.png Faith is one of the more advanced Game Concepts in Civilization VI, which contributes to what makes the Religion part of your Civilization grow. Faith is accumulated per turn, as dependent on all sorts of things throughout the game, Buildings, Wonders, Icon unitcommand activate great person.png Great People, as well as Tile Improvements, Natural Wonders and a few other things. Faith can be spent on Religious Units, depending on the Era of the game.

Description[edit | edit source]

Once a Civilization reaches a certain amount of faith, it gains access to a Pantheon which gives bonuses for their entire empire. Faith is used as an alternate currency to Icon main gold.png Gold and can be used to purchase religious units like an Icon Apostle.png Apostle, Icon unitcommand activate great person.png Great People, special buildings, and in Theocracy Government can purchase land combat Units. To achieve a Religious Victory your Religion must become the Predominant Religion for every Civilization in the game. A Religion is Predominant if it is followed by more than 50% of the cities in a civilization.

To get a Icon unitoperation found religion.png Great Prophet a player has to aim for Icon unitcommand activate great person.png Great People Points. Stonehenge is an early game wonder which rewards a Great Prophet to start a religion but the Wonder can only be built adjacent to Icon Resource Stone.png Stone.

Uses[edit | edit source]

  • The primary use of Icon Faith.png Faith is to purchase Religious units:
  • The Oracle Wonder reduces this cost by 25%.
  • The Theocracy government allows land combat units to be purchased with Icon Faith.png Faith and also grants a discount to Icon Faith.png Faith purchases.
    • With the Rise & Fall expansion, purchasing combat units requires the Grand Master's Chapel built in your Government Plaza.
  • Being the Suzerain of Valleta allows City Center and Encampment buildings to be purchased with Icon Faith.png Faith.
  • The Jesuit Education belief allows Campus and Theater Square buildings to be purchased with Icon Faith.png Faith.

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