Age of Empires IV

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Microsoft
Developer: Relic Entertainment
Release Date: Oct. 28, 2021

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'Age of Empires IV' Achievements Revealed

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2021 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT

It's time to battle through history once more in the latest entry of the landmark Age of Empires franchise.

Age of Empires IV features two new launch civilizations, a newly revealed campaign, naval combat, and Joan of Arc.

The teams at both Relic and World's Edge have shared that players will have the choice of the English, Mongols, Chinese and Delhi Sultanate at launch, and two more civilizations have been revealed: the Abbasid Dynasty and the French.

The Abbasid Dynasty's focus on technology, powered by their unique landmark, the House of Wisdom, will allow players to choose unique upgrade opportunities. Their unique units include Camel Archers and Riders.

The French were revealed alongside the 100 Years War campaign, allowing players to place themselves in the battles fought between the English and French in the 14th and 15th centuries. The French thrive in trade, with the Chamber of Commerce and Royal Institute landmarks helping strengthen a player's late game. Royal Knights are one of the civilization's special units with a fearsome charge ability.

Making a heroic appearance in the trailer is French heroine and icon Joan of Arc. Teenage Joan rallied her country and led armies into battle against the occupying English.

Taking the battle to the water adds a whole new dimension to player strategy and adds new meaning to "sink or swim"!

With updated controls, intuitive UI and a fresh approach to the campaign, Age of Empires IV is the most accessible Age of Empires game yet while taking everything fans love about the franchise to the next level.

What better way to show off your strategic prowess than with achievements!

Here is your first look at every achievement you can unlock in Age of Empires IV — save for some of the most secret achievements you’ll have to discover for yourself (no spoilers here).

Learn new skills in the Art of War challenges and earn the title of “Record Breaker” and add +10 to your Gamerscore by receiving five Gold medals. Emerge victorious from battle against A.I. to test your strength as a strategist and earn one of four achievements, based on the difficulty level of the A.I. Or challenge yourself as the French to win a match without producing infantry for the “Who Needs Infantry?” achievement for 20 points. In all there’s nearly 90 achievements here for you to unlock — which ones are you going to go for first?

Achievement NameAchievement DescriptionPoints
Empires Will RiseConstruct your first Landmark.5
Kingdoms Will FallDefeat 20 enemy units.5
A New Age Is Upon UsComplete the Introductory Tutorial.5
The NormansComplete The Normans campaign.10
The Hundred Years WarComplete The Hundred Years War campaign.10
The Mongol EmpireComplete The Mongol Empire campaign.10
The Rise of MoscowComplete The Rise of Moscow campaign.10
Age of Empires IV CampaignComplete the Age of Empires IV campaigns50
The FundamentalsComplete the Training Mastery.5
Quick StudyComplete your first Civilization Mastery task.5
Master of the EnglishComplete the English Mastery.10
Master of the FrenchComplete the French Mastery.10
Master of the Holy Roman EmpireComplete the Holy Roman Empire Mastery.10
Master of the MongolsComplete the Mongol Mastery.10
Master of the RusComplete the Rus Mastery.10
Master of the Delhi SultanateComplete the Delhi Sultanate Mastery.10
Master of the ChineseComplete the Chinese Mastery.10
Master of the AbbasidComplete the Abbasid Mastery.10
Master of the AgesComplete all Civilization Masteries.50
Recorded HistoryView a replay.5
By ForceAchieve a Landmarks Victory.5
By FaithAchieve a Sacred Victory.5
By FortuneAchieve a Wonder Victory.5
Make It QuickAchieve a Landmarks Victory in the Dark Age (I).10
Walk the EarthAchieve a Sacred Victory without losing a religious unit.10
WonderstruckAchieve a Wonder Victory without constructing walls.10
Precious MedalsEarn a medal in 3 Art of War challenges.10
Challenge TakerEarn your first gold medal in an Art of War challenge.10
Record BreakerEarn a gold medal in 5 Art of War challenges.10
Sub-Human SubduerWin a 1v1 match against the Easy A.I.5
Par-Human PotentateWin a 1v1 match against the Intermediate A.I.10
High-Human HeroWin a 1v1 match against the Hard A.I.20
Super-Human SubjugatorWin a 1v1 match against the Hardest A.I.f50
The FaithfulConvert 30 enemies without holding a Relic as the Abbasid Dynasty.10
All the World’s KnowledgeDuring a match, research everything in the wings of the Abbasid House of Wisdom.10
Shifting WindsDefeat 1,000 enemy cavalry units with your Camel Riders as the Abbasid Dynasty.20
A Golden AgeAchieve the third tier of the Golden Age as the Abbasid Dynasty.5
Dread FortKill 100 enemies with Keeps as the English.10
Pass the MarshmallowsUse the Setup Camp ability 20 times as the English.5
We Charge Extra for ThatShutdown a Cavalry Charge with Palings as the English.20
Hope Is KindledExtend the Network of Castles alarm across 12 buildings simultaneously as the English.10
LancerlotCharge an enemy with 50 Royal Knights simultaneously as the French.5
Who Needs Infantry?Win a match without producing infantry as the French.20
Big ShotDestroy 1,000 enemy units with gunpowder siege engines as the French.10
Do You Deliver?Accrue 1,000 Food from Traders in a single match as the French.10
Wild’s BountyAccrue 2,000 Gold with Hunting Cabins in a single match as the Rus.5
Big Game HunterEarn 500 Gold from bounties in a match as the Rus.20
DeforestationGather Wood 1,000 times as the Rus.10
In Memory of KulikovoEnhance 10 units with a single Saint’s Blessing strike as the Rus.10
Raiding PartyRaid an enemy building in the Dark Age (I) as the Mongols.10
Jagutu-iin DargaEnhance 100 units with a single Khan Signal Arrow as the Mongols.5
Long Live the KhanWin a match without your Khan being killed as the Mongols.10
Explore, Expand, ExploitAccrue 10,000 Stone in a single match as the Mongols.20
Who Needs Cavalry?Win a match without producing cavalry as the Holy Roman Empire.10
Inspired EconomicsHave at least 60 simultaneously inspired Villagers as the Holy Roman Empire.20
Servants of the LandKill 10,000 enemies with Landsknechte.10
Swift SiteBegin capturing a Sacred Site immediately upon entering the Castle Age (III) as the Holy Roman Empire.5
Herd You Like ElephantsDestroy 100 enemy buildings with your elephants as the Delhi Sultanate.10
Field ConstructionBuild a Stone Wall, Gate, and Tower using infantry as the Delhi Sultanate.5
Higher EducationHave 20 Scholars garrisoned in a Madrasa as the Delhi Sultanate.10
PantomathResearch all technologies in a match as the Delhi Sultanate.20
Be SubtleReveal 300 Villagers with a single use of Imperial Spies as the Chinese.10
Great WallsConstruct 1,000 Stone Walls as the Chinese.5
Move Like Wind, Attack Like FireDefeat 1,000 enemy units with the Nest of Bees as the Chinese.20
Four HistoriesEstablish all of the Dynasties in a single match as the Chinese.10
WololotteryAssume control of 25 units in a single conversion.10
Having a BlastDestroy 5 enemies with a single Demolition Ship detonation.10
All Creek, No PaddleSink an enemy Transport Ship that is garrisoned to maximum capacity.10
Through the AgesAdvance to the next Age 500 times.20
Coast Is ClearWin a match during which fishing was your only source of gathered Food.5
Accurate LikenessEquip your first portrait.5
To Remind, To Advise, To WarnEquip your first monument.5
A Heraldic AchievementCustomize your coat of arms.5
Counter-RaiderPlay the game to find out!10
ChivalryPlay the game to find out!10
SiegebreakerPlay the game to find out!10
Quit Touching Me!Play the game to find out!10
Du Bois Are Back in TownPlay the game to find out!10
Fill the CoffersPlay the game to find out!10
Battle RoyalPlay the game to find out!10
Careful CannonsPlay the game to find out!10
Twinkle HoovesPlay the game to find out!10
Yeah, Well, You Should See the Other GuyPlay the game to find out!10
Forgot a BatuPlay the game to find out!10
Boom Boom PaoPlay the game to find out!10
Keep the ChangePlay the game to find out!10
Get Off My Bailey!Play the game to find out!10
Ancient Tower DefensePlay the game to find out!10
Classic ConquestPlay the game to find out!10

Key Features:

  • Stunning 4K visual fidelity
  • Eight diverse civilizations, including the Mongols and Chinese, along with naval gameplay support
  • Four campaigns with thirty-five missions spanning 500 years of history
  • Cooperate or spectate with up to seven of your friends in PVP and PVE multiplayer modes
  • Best-in-class game and platform services, including a World Editor in early 2022, tutorials and a story mode to help onboard new RTS players

Pre-orders are open. A Digital Deluxe Edition is available on Steam; it includes a digital copy of the game's epic soundtrack as well as other exclusive in-game items. Anyone who pre-orders Age of Empires IV will receive the upcoming DLC for Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, Dawn of the Dukes, when it launches in August.

Age of Empires IV launches on Oct. 28, 2021 exclusively on the PC (Steam) for $59.99 for the standard edition and $79.99 for the digital deluxe edition.


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