Government Despotism (large)

Despotism is the first of the three totalitarian governments in Rise of Nations, preceding the Monarchy. It becomes available in the Classical age small Classical Age, right after completing the Senate, and it costs Food and Wealth to research. Despotism grants the following benefits:

Despotism provides several benefits for a nation planning to field lots of infantry and wage early/many wars in the game. If a nation prefers to build up a strong economy before going to war, it should consider the Despotism's counterpart, the Republic.

Note: The unit and upgrade cost reduction only affect the base portion of the cost. The ramping cost (additional cost for additional units) is not affected.

Version note: Prior to version, the cost reduction for Military research, Barracks units and upgrades was 25%.

The Despot Patriot Edit

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