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The Choson have the power of Dominion.

High and far to the east of the Liao river likes the kingdom of Choson. Ensconced in the mountains of northern Korea, the Choson people are master survivors, and they well have to be so, for in addition to the harshness of the land, they too have to contend with the terrifying might of the Chinese nations as well as the depredations of the Di and Xianyun.

Although Choson thus far is poor in arable land, her defensible position has managed to help the kingdom thrive, as well as profit from previous contacts with China and the barbarian lands. Thus while Choson's infantry component is somewhat backward in comnparison with the Chinese states' she can boast a powerful complement of nomad-style cavalry capable of taking on the field and seizing victory. It is on the back of Choson's horses that survival - and undying glory - might well be wrested from what is otherwise a lost game.

Faction Type: Northern Chinese
National Bonuses:

  • Receive a free supply wagon each time a new siege factory is built
  • Supply Wagons can heal nearby units.
  • Siege factory units 25% cheaper and 50% faster
  • Start with Lumber Mill, and upgrades for free
  • Woodcutters holds +2 citizens
  • +10% Commerce cap on Timber

Unique Units:




  • [Chinese] Renegade Warlord (Chariot), Mercenary Crossbowmen, Mercenary Spearmen
  • [Man] Man Warriors (they fight as heavy infantry); Man Rangers (they fight as archer cav); Sino-Man Crossbowman
  • [Xirong] Xirong Skirmishers; Xirong Archers; Xirong Horse Raiders
  • [Beidi] Beidi Spearmen; Beidi Raiders; Beidi Bowmen; Beidi Crossbowmen


  • Centralisation


Settlements: Leaders:
  • Wanggeomseong
  • Kaesong
  • Songnim
  • Yongbyon
  • Ongjin
  • Musan
  • Heungnam
  • Hamhung
  • Chongjin
  • Nampo
  • Sinuiju
  • Phyongsong
  • Sariwon
  • Haeju
  • Kanggye
  • Kimchaek
  • Hyesan
  • Gaeseong
  • Jese
  • Cheonggug
  • Dogug
  • Hyeogseong
  • Hwalawang
  • Seolmun
  • Gyeongsun