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Jeanne d'Arc
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France led by Jeanne d'Arc is a custom civilization mod by RawSasquatch, with contributions from EmeraldRange, DuskJockey, DarthKyofu, and TopHatPaladin. It was released as part of the Civ V 10th Anniversary event.

This mod requires Brave New World.



Modern France has its roots in ancient Gaul. In the 2nd century BC Rome intervened on the side of Massilia (Marseilles), a Greek colony founded in 600 BC, in its struggle against the barbarian tribes of the hinterland. The result was the formation, in 121 BC, of the Roman Provincia in what is now southern France; between 58 to 50 BC Julius Caesar seized the remainder. For more than four centuries Gaul enjoyed the benefits of Roman rule, and many ruins of aqueducts and bathhouses still dot the French landscape. After 395 AD the internal problems of the Empire encouraged barbarian penetration of Gaul. By 418, the Franks and Burgundians were established west of the Rhine, and the Visigoths had settled in Aquitaine. The period of the Merovingian and Carolingian Frankish dynasties (476-887) frames the Early Middle Ages.

Jeanne d'Arc[]

Joan of Arc (French: Jeanne d'Arc; c. 1412 – 30 May 1431), nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans" (French: La Pucelle d'Orléans), is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War, and was canonized as a Catholic saint. She was born to Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romée, a peasant family, at Domrémy in northeast France. Joan claimed to have received visions of the archangel Michael, Saint Margaret, and Saint Catherine of Alexandria instructing her to support Charles VII and recover France from English domination late in the Hundred Years' War. The unanointed King Charles VII sent Joan to the Siege of Orléans as part of a relief army. She gained prominence after the siege was lifted only nine days later. Several additional swift victories led to Charles VII's consecration at Reims. This long-awaited event boosted French morale and paved the way for the final French victory.

On 23 May 1430, she was captured at Compiègne by the Burgundian faction, a group of French nobles allied with the English. She was later handed over to the English and put on trial by the pro-English bishop Pierre Cauchon on a variety of charges. After Cauchon declared her guilty, she was burned at the stake on 30 May 1431, dying at about nineteen years of age.

In 1456, an inquisitorial court authorized by Pope Callixtus III examined the trial, debunked the charges against her, pronounced her innocent, and declared her a martyr. In the 16th century she became a symbol of the Catholic League, and in 1803 she was declared a national symbol of France by the decision of Napoleon Bonaparte. She was beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. Joan of Arc is one of the nine secondary patron saints of France, along with Saint Denis, Saint Martin of Tours, Saint Louis, Saint Michael, Saint Rémi, Saint Petronilla, Saint Radegund and Saint Thérèse of Lisieux.

Joan of Arc has remained a popular figure in literature, painting, sculpture, and other cultural works since the time of her death, and many famous writers, playwrights, filmmakers, artists, and composers have created, and continue to create, cultural depictions of her.

Dawn of Man[]

"God be with you, Saint Jeanne d'Arc, Holy Virgin and Maid of Orléans. Heralded by angels whom delivered the Lord's message, you were chosen to defend France from the English armies and restore King Charles VII upon his throne. You did not question your holy quest, and the Lord guided you on your journey. Miraculously relieving the Siege of Orléans and defeating the Englishmen time and again, you became a masterful commander in your time. But the English captured you and tormented you in their vendetta for your victories over them, and branded you a heretic. You were martyred on the 30th of May, 1431, but your light shines on through the ages; your innocence has been realized, you have been recognized as a Saint by the Church, and you have become a lasting hero not just to all of France, but to women the world over, and all those in search of hope.


Art by RawSasquatch.

Saint Jeanne, France is once again in need of your skillful and blessed leadership. You have been chosen to illuminate your nation's path once more in the darkness of the unknown, and shine light through the fog of war. Will you lead France to peace and piety, or shall you take your banner onto the battlefields once more in defense of your home? Can you build a civilization to stand the test of time?"

Introduction: "I am the drum on which the Lord, God, is beating out His message; I am an envoy of the King of Heaven."

Defeat: "Hold the cross high, so that I may see it through the flames..."

Unique Attributes[]

France (Jeanne d'Arc)

Art by RawSasquatch

Maid of Orléans

Faith output per turn also provides Greatperson Great General points. Units near Great Generals heal 10 HP from kills, and gain FaithIcon Faith from city captures.


Art by RawSasquatch

Bombarde-Mortier (Cannon)
  • Slightly weaker Ranged Attack (16 Strength vs 20)
  • When near a Great General, ignores Terrain costs.
  • When in a City or Citadel, gains +1 Range and Indirect Fire.
  • Unlocked with Gunpowder.

Art by RawSasquatch

Donjon (Castle)
  • Yields +1 FaithIcon Faith and +1 Greatperson Great General Point per tile blockaded by enemies.
  • Upon the birth of a Great General or Great Prophet, restores the city's HP.
City List
  1. Reims
  2. Orleans
  3. Chinon
  4. Paris
  5. Tours
  6. Poitiers
  7. Bourges
  8. Montpellier
  9. Lyon
  10. Angers
  11. Troyes
  12. Périgueux
  13. Valence
  14. Alençon
  15. Angoulême
  16. Saint-Quentin
  17. La Rochelle
  18. Arras
  19. Embrun
  20. Foix
  21. Clermont
  22. Domrémy
  23. Vaucouleurs
  24. Patay
  25. Jargeau
  26. Rouvray
  27. Beaugency
  28. Compiegne
Spy List
  • Gilles de Rais
  • Le Beau Duc
  • La Hire
  • Jean de Dunois
  • Jean de Brosse
  • Jean de Xaintrailles
  • Jean Bureau
  • Pasquerel
  • Isabelle
  • Helene




Peace Theme War Theme
"France (Medieval)", by Roland Rizzo. "Cathedral", from Joan of Arc (PSP).

Mod Support[]

Unique Cultural Influence[]

"Our women are now claiming to speak with angels and donning mens' armor. I worry the rest of the world will soon succumb to the influence of your culture."

Mod Support[]

Mod Support
Community Balance Patch
Ethnic Units
Map Labels
Unique Cultural Influence
Wish for the World

Full Credits List[]

Steam Workshop Downloader
Steam Workshop
Latest Version: v 7
Last Updated: 21 Sep 2020


  • Creator, XML, Art: Sasquatch (AKA Kramer)
  • Lua: EmeraldRange
  • Lua: DuskJockey
  • Lua help and City List: TopHatPaladin
  • Lua help: JFD
  • Map and Civ Icon: DarthKyofu

10th Anniversary Collection [edit]
Day 1
America (James Madison)Egypt (Senusret III)Holy Roman Empire (Frederick II)Aztecs (Itzcoatl)England (Henry V)Umayyads (Al-Walid I)Mycenae (Agamemnon)Jin (Sima Yan)France (Jeanne d'Arc)
Day 2
Sassanids (Shapur II)Japan (Shigeru Yoshida)Lanna (Mangrai)SenecaRussia (Elisabeth)Ottomans (Orhan)Mughals (Aurangzeb)Rome (Trajan)Songhai (Sonni Ali)
Day 3
Golden Horde (Öz Beg Khan) • Kassites (Kurigalzu I) • Māori (Potatau Te Wherowhero) • Goguryeo (Gwanggaeto) • Spain (Isabella II) • Denmark-Norway (Frederick II) • Inca (Tupac Yupanqui)
Day 4
Sweden (Christina) • Carthage (Mago)White Huns (Toramana)Ethiopia (Iyasu I)Mayans (Lady Xoc)Trebizond (Alexios II)Austria (Karl Renner)The Isles (Somerled)Anglo-Dutch (William III)
Day 5
Venice (Domenico Selvo)Zulu (Cetshwayo)Medang (Rakai Pikatan)Poland-Lithuania (Tadeusz Kosciuszko)Brazil (Medici)Portugal (Sebastiao de Carvalho)The Idrisids (Idris I)Assyria (Tiglath-Pileser III)Shoshone (Washakie)
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