Great General

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Great General

Great Generals are one of the types of Icon unitcommand activate great person.png Great People in Civilization VI.

Description[edit | edit source]

The main effect of Great Generals is to provide bonuses to military units near them on the battlefield. Generals have this effect by default. Regardless of who the individual is, all Generals provide +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement and +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength for land or naval military Units (respectively) within 2 tiles. They also have an action which provides a bonus unique to the history of the individual.

  • Note: Great Generals' bonus unique ability is used by retiring the unit.

List of Great Generals[edit | edit source]

Name Era Passive Effect Retiring Effect
Æthelflæd +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Medieval and Renaissance era land units within 2 tiles. Instantly creates a Knight unit.
Ahmad Shah Massoud
Ana Nzinga +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Renaissance and Industria era land units within 2 tiles. Gain 1 Envoy.
Boudica +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Classical and Medieval era land units within 2 tiles. Converts adjacent Barbarian units to your control.
Douglas MacArthur
Dwight Eisenhower
El Cid +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Medieval and Renaissance era land units within 2 tiles. Forms a Corps out of a military land unit.
Genghis Khan +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Medieval and Renaissance era land units within 2 tiles. Grants 1 promotion level and +25% combat experience to a military land unit.
Georgy Zhukov
Gustavus Adolphus +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Renaissance and Industrial era land units within 2 tiles. Instantly creates a Bombard unit with 1 promotion level.
Hannibal Barca
Jeanne d'Arc +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Renaissance and Industrial era land units within 2 tiles. Creates a Icon Relic.png Relic for one of your cities.
John Monash Modern Era +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Modern and Atomic era land units within 2 tiles. Grants 1 promotion level and +75% combat experience to a military land unit.
Marina Raskova Modern Era +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Modern and Atomic era land units within 2 tiles. District in this tile gains +1 air unit slots.
Napoleon Bonaparte +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Industrial and Modern era land units within 2 tiles. Forms an Army out of a military land unit.
Rani Lakshmibai Industrial Era +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Industrial and Modern era land units within 2 tiles. Instantly creates a Cavalry unit with 1 promotion level.
Samori Touré Modern Era +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Modern and Atomic era land units within 2 tiles. Instantly creates an Infantry unit with 1 promotion level.
Simón Bolivar +5 Icon map pin strength.png Combat Strength and +1 Icon map pin movement.png Movement to Industrial and Modern era land units within 2 tiles. Gain 2 Icon Envoy.png Envoys.
Sudirman
Sun Tzu
Vijaya Wimalaratne