- This article is about skills researched at the university. For the Growth task, see Skills (task).
Skills are upgrades for the different aspects of the game, and is researchable at the university. Skills are only unlocked at when the university is built, and to upgrade each skill, the university level must match the skill level.
For every level a skill is upgraded, it raises a particular feature by 2% (with the exception of the Logistics skill which raises the warehouse capacity by 4% at every level, and the Magic skill which reduces the mana consumption by 2% at every level). For example, at level 3 Cultivation, the output of food is increased by 6%. The maximum boost at level 20 would be 40%. The boost can go up to 60% at level 30, however, a player would either need to aquire a Famous city or gain the position of Civic Custodian to raise the skills to level 30.
There are 18 different skills which can be researched, grouped into 3 different categories:
Icon Category Details City Skills related to the resources of the city (or sub-city) Army Skills related to troops and combat Legend Skills related to legends and spying
Icon Skill Details Cultivation Increases food output by +2% per level Logging Increases wood output by +2% per level Mining Increases stone output by +2% per level Digging Increases copper output by +2% per level Alchemy Increases tax revenue by +2% per level Riding Increases transport speed by +2% per level Construction Increases construction speed by +2% per level Logistics Increases warehouse capacity by +4% per level
Icon Skill Details Conscription Increases recruitment speed by +2% per level Army Attack Increases army attack power by +2% per level Army Defence Increases army defence power by +2% per level Army Speed Increases army movement speed by +2% per level
Icon Skill Details Legend Defence Increases legend defence power by +2% per level Magic Decreases legend mana consumption by -2% per level Leadership Increases army size by +2% per level Skill Sense Increases spy success rate (skills) by +2% per level Resource Sense Increases spy success rate (resource) by +2% per level Army Sense Increases spy success rate (troops) by +2% per level