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Great Companies are special sets of technologies in Age of Empires III: Wars of Liberty available only to Americans.

General Store Edit

Entrepreneur and Great Company Stand Edit

Levi Strauss and Co. Edit

Clothing Company known for its denim jeans. Benefits villagers and mining.

Upgrades

  • Textiles (100 wood): Villagers cost 50% less food, and 25 more wood. +1 Stand limit.
  • Denim Jacket (75 wood): Villager hitpoints increased. +1 Stand limit.
  • Fashionable Fades (100 wood): Villagers move +1 faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Metallic Reinforcements (300 wood, 300 coin): Villagers gather faster from mines. +1 Stand limit.
  • Sand Gun (300 food, 300 coin): Villager attack increased. +1 Stand limit.
  • Zipper (300 wood, 300 coin): Villagers train faster. +1 Stand limit.

Coca-Cola Edit

Manufacturer and marketer of non-alcoholic beverages. Benefits food gathering and buildings.

Upgrades

  • Glass Bottle (50 coin): Villagers gather much faster from berries. +1 Stand limit.
  • Neon Sign (100 coin): Buildings get +4 line of sight. +1 Stand limit.
  • Christmas Card (100 food): Houses provide +2 population space. +1 Stand limit.
  • Automatic Production (200 wood, 200 coin): Industries produce much more food. +1 Stand limit.
  • Temperature Keeping (250 wood, 250 coin): Sends crates of food depending on how long you've been playing the match, up to 30 minutes. +1 Stand limit.
  • Bottle Cap (100 coin): Villagers cost 25% less food. +1 Stand limit.

General Electric Edit

Manufacturer of electric components, machines, and appliances. Benefits artillery and buildings.

Upgrades

  • Ammeter (200 wood): Buildings are built faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Portable Radio (300 coin): For the rest of the game, a small trickle of experience enriches you. +1 Stand limit.
  • Flipping Clock (100 coin): Villagers train faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Hardware (200 wood, 200 coin): Artillery train faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Replaceable Parts (200 wood, 200 coin): Artillery units now regenerate when idle. +1 Stand limit.
  • Mechanical Parts (200 wood, 300 coin): Artillery units occupy -1 population space. +1 Stand limit.

Ford Motors Edit

Large-scale manufacturer of automobiles. Benefits cavalry.

Upgrades

  • Steering Wheel (200 food, 100 coin): Cavalry gain +1 speed. +1 Stand limit.
  • Tires (100 wood, 200 coin): Artillery units gain +1 speed. +1 Stand limit.
  • Clutch (300 wood, 300 coin): Doubles the coin price of artillery units, but they no longer cost wood. +1 Stand limit.
  • Motor (200 wood, 200 coin): Artillery hitpoints increased. +1 Stand limit.
  • Fordism (100 food): Stables train cavalry units 15% faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • 24-hour Workday (400 wood, 400 coin): All artillery units trained much faster. +1 Stand limit.

Texas Fuel Company Edit

Major oil seller. Benefits cavalry mostly.

Upgrades

  • Oil well (200 food, 200 wood): Villagers gather coin from mines faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Gas pump (100 coin): Cavalry hitpoints increased. +1 Stand limit.
  • Gasoline (100 food): Cavalry move +1 faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Statistics (400 food, 400 coin): Villagers gather all resources 10% faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Pumpjack (600 food, 600 coin): Hand cavalry attack increased. +1 Stand limit.
  • Holding tanks (100 coin): Cavalry units cost 25% less coin. +1 Stand limit.

Colt's Patent Firearms Edit

Produces and sells dozens of different firearms. Benefits gunpowder infantry and cavalry.

Upgrades

  • Bullseye (600 food, 600 coin): Gunpowder infantry gain +2 line of sight and range. +1 Stand limit.
  • Revolver Hammer (200 coin): Militia may instantly kill enemies with low hitpoints. +1 Stand limit.
  • 6-Bullet Cylinder. (400 food): Gunpowder infantry cost 25% less coin. +1 Stand limit.
  • Walker Colt (400 food, 400 coin): Gunpowder infantry ranged attack increased. +1 Stand limit.
  • Cold .45 (400 wood, 400 coin): Ranged cavalry attack increased. +1 Stand limit.
  • Moving Targets (500 wood, 500 coin): Ranged cavalry get +2 line of sight and range. +1 Stand limit.

John Deere Edit

Manufacturer of agricultural machinery and construction equipment. Benefits farming, plantation, and woodcutting.

Upgrades

  • Steel Plow (200 wood, 200 coin): Villagers gather from mills much faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Sprinkler (50 coin): Mills produce a trickle of food. +1 Stand limit.
  • Acreage (200 coin): Mills are much cheaper. +1 Stand limit.
  • Tractor (400 coin): Sends some tractors depending on how long you've been playing the match, up to 30 minutes. +1 Stand limit.
  • Toothed Chain (150 wood, 250 coin): Villagers gather wood from trees much faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Reaper (600 wood, 600 coin): Villagers gather coin from plantations much faster. +1 Stand limit.

Tiffany and Co. Edit

Jewelry and silverware company. Benefits experience, mining, and villagers.

Upgrades

  • Cufflinks (50 coin): Villagers cost +10 coin, and get +100 hitpoints. +1 Stand limit.
  • Pendant (100 coin): Experience trickle comes 15% faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Bracelet (200 coin): Priests cost +15 coin, and get +200 hitpoints. +1 Stand limit.
  • Gemstones (200 food, 200 wood): Sends some crates of coin depending on how long you've been playing the match, up to 30 minutes. +1 Stand limit.
  • Diamond Grade (300 food, 300 wood): Villagers gather coin from mines much faster. +1 Stand limit.
  • Diamond Mine (400 wood): Spawns 1 gold mine. +1 Stand limit.