Civ 6 DLC: The Full Breakdown and What It Means for Your Civilization

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Civ 6 DLC: The Full Breakdown and What It Means for Your Civilization

Civ 6 is a splendid game with a fantastic base game. But what’s even more impressive is the largest selection of DLCs. Civilization VI is an acclaimed turn-based strategy game developed by Firaxis Games and released on Oct. 21, 2016. Players choose one of the many available leaders and civilizations and embark on a grand adventure. Players will build, expand, and conquer in a world where every decision shapes the course of your nation’s destiny. With its richly detailed landscapes, intricate diplomatic interactions, and a vast array of strategies to master, Civ 6 is for everyone! The game is perfect for real-time strategy lovers, history buffs, and battle enthusiasts. Civ 6 has so many ways to win and strategize; no game is ever the same, and with the multiplayer, the game has even more avenues.

Civilization has more than just simple DLCs, the game also has a wide collection of content passes. Civilization fans are lucky to have such a wide range of content over the years.

Civ 6 DLC List

Pack nameRelease dateContent
Aztec Civilization PackNov. 19, 2016Adds the Aztec civilization.
Poland Civilization & Scenario PackDec. 20, 2016Adds the Polish civilization and the Jadwiga’s Legacy scenario.
Vikings Scenario PackAdds the Vikings, Traders, and Raiders! scenario, three natural wonders and six new city-states.
Australia Civilization & Scenario PackFeb. 23, 2017Adds the Australian civilization, the Outback Tycoon scenario, and the Uluru natural wonder.
Persia and Macedon Civilization & Scenario PackMarch 28, 2017Adds the Persian and Macedonian civilizations, the Conquests of Alexander scenario, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus and Apadana wonders.
Nubia Civilization & Scenario PackJuly 27, 2017Adds the Nubian civilization, the Gifts of the Nile scenario, and the Jebel Barkal wonder
Khmer and Indonesia Civilization & Scenario PackOct. 19, 2017Adds the Khmer and Indonesian civilizations, the Path to Nirvana scenario, the Angkor Wat wonder, the Ha Long Bay natural wonder, and a new map.
Expansion BundleNov. 21, 2019Adds the Rise and Fall and Gathering Storm expansion packs.
Catherine de Medici Persona PackJuly 23, 2020Adds the Catherine de Medici personas.
Teddy Roosevelt Persona PackJuly 23, 2020Adds the Teddy Roosevelt personas.
Julius Caesar Leader PackNov. 21, 2022Adds Julius Caesar as a leader for Rome.

Civ 6 DLC New Frontier Pass

PackRelease DateNew Civilizations and LeadersNew Game Mode
Vietnam & Kublai Khan PackJan. 28, 2021Vietnamese – Bà Triệu
Kublai Khan 
Monopolies and Corporations
Portugal PackMarch 25, 2021Portuguese – João IIIZombie Defense
Maya & Gran Colombia PackMay 21, 2020Mayan – Lady Six Sky
Gran Colombian – Simón Bolívar
Ethiopia PackJuly 23, 2020Ethiopian – Menelik IISecret Societies 
Byzantium & Gaul PackSept. 24, 2020Byzantine – Basil II
Gallic – Ambiorix
Dramatic Ages 
Babylon PackNov. 19, 2020Babylonian – HammurabiHeroes & Legends

Civ 6 DLC Leader Pass

PackRelease DateNew LeadersNew Personas
Great Negotiators PackNov. 21, 2022Abraham Lincoln (America)
Nzinga Mbande (Kongo)
Sultan Saladin (Arabia)
Great Commanders PackDec. 15, 2022Tokugawa (Japan)
Nader Shah (Persia)
Suleiman the Magnificent (Ottoman) 
Rulers of China PackJan. 19, 2023Yongle (China)
Wu Zetian (China)
Qin Shi Huang the Unifier (China)
Rulers of the Sahara PackFeb. 16, 2023Ramses (Egypt)
Sundiata Keita (Mali) 
Ptolemaic Cleopatra (Egypt)
Great Builders PackMarch 15, 2023Theodora (Byzantium)
Sejong (Korea) 
Ludwig II (Germany)
Rulers of England PackMarch 29, 2023Elizabeth I (England)Varangian Harald Hardrada (Norway)
Victoria – Age of Steam (England)

Each of these DLCs or passes provided more than just content and new characters; they offered new challenges and achievements for players to enjoy. Here is a complete list of every achievement for the base game and all the DLCs and passes.

Civ 6 Base Game Achievements

Game, Settler, MatchWin a game at Settler difficulty or harder
Machiavelli’s Great WorkWin a game at Prince difficulty or harder
God-LikeWin a game on Deity
Mission to MarsWin a regular game with a Science victory
NirvanaWin a regular game with a Religious victory
Blue Jeans and Pop MusicWin a regular game with a Culture victory
Veni, vidi, viciWin a regular game with a Domination victory
Gift From the Storm GodReceive a Strategic Resource from Hattusa
Legends of the Hidden TempleBuild a Colossal Head adjacent to a Holy Site with a Temple
Army of CthulhuLevy the military of Nan Madol
Crouching Tiger Hidden CannonPlaying as China, end a turn with 5 Crouching Tigers on Great Wall tiles
Walk Like an EgyptianAs Egypt build a Sphinx adjacent to the Pyramids both on Floodplains
Flight SlingulatorAirlift a level 3 Slinger
Twelve OlympiansAs Greece, have 12 policy slots
Missed That Day in History ClassClear nuclear contamination with a Roman Legion
Nobody Expects the Spanish InquisitionLaunch an Inquisition as Spain
The Origin of SpeciesActivate Darwin adjacent to the Galapagos Islands
Oneth By Land Twoeth By SeaHave an Army of land Units and 2 Armadas
Archimedes BathGet 5 Tech boosts in 1 turn
Civ 6 Civets SystemGet 5 Civic boosts in 1 turn
LuftballonsDrop a nuke with a bomber launched from a base on the Nena continent with 9 Observation Balloons.
Pizza Party!Activate Leonardo in New York City with a sewer and art from Michaelango and Donatello.
Repo ManSteal a Great Work of Art and don’t get caught
District 12Build every district type in one city and the Colosseum
Land PartyPlay a multiplayer game
Escort ServicePut two units into a formation
If You Build It, They Will ComeHave 6 Improvements at one time
Voyage of the MayflowerFound or conquer a city on a different continent
Everything is Awesome!!!At the start of the turn have an Ecstatic city
Investment BankingHave an enemy city under siege at the start of the turn
A Case for WarDeclare a formal war
Naming RightsName a unit
A Revolution Without DancingChange your government
Silver AnniversaryPossess 6 Silver resources at the start of a turn
New Orleans Style Spanish RiceBecome Suzerain of a City-State
Man on the MoonWin a Science victory with a captured Egyptian city after activating Newton and Darwin
We Are The ChampionsWin a religious victory with Zoroastrian religion while being Suzerain of Zanzibar
SelfieWin a regular game with a Culture victory with your leader in the game as your opponent as well
Attack of the Drop BearLose a unit to the perils of Australia in the Outback Tycoon scenario

Civ 6 DLC Achievements

MulliganBuild a Golf Course in a tile where a Wonder was started, but built by another Civ
BromanceAchieve the maximum Alliance level with Gilgamesh
FrenemyGain control of an Ally’s city after it becomes disloyal, and choose to keep it
Dark HorseWin the game while in a Dark Age
Victory Belongs to the Most PerseveringAchieve a Heroic Age
What Could Possibly Go Wrong?Have an improved Amber resource in a city with a Zoo and an Archaeological Museum.
The Art of Telling Plain TruthsWin a Diplomatic Victory
Sid Meier’s Ditchdigging SimulatorUse two cities and the Panama Canal to make 7 contiguous land tiles passable by ships
When Diplomacy FailsHave a fully upgraded Giant Death Robot capture a city
Let Our Powers CombineHave a city with a Wind Farm, Solar Farm, Hydroelectric Dam, and Geothermal Plant
And the Walls Kept Tumbling DownHave your Roman city lose 6 population from one Vesuvius eruption
Hello Cleveland!Perform a Rock Concert in Cleveland
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