Resource Overview History

Coal is one of the 31 Rare Resources in the game. It becomes visible to a nation in the Industrial age small Industrial Age (until then it appears as a rocky patch). Coal is distinguishable as a fissure with lumps of dark coal in and around it.

Like with all rare resources on land, Coal can be gathered by sending a Merchant from the Market to the resource location. It provides the following benefits:

The gather rates from all rare resources can be increased in various ways, as described in the main article.

The cost reduction affects all unit, building and technology cost, making this resources' bonus a quite powerful one. Amongst other things, it helps reducing cost for Commerce Research and the future tech Artificial Intelligence.

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