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The Khanty
Map by Arilasqueto
Map by Arilasqueto
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Sanamism (HR)

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The Khanty led by Alach is a custom civilization mod by ExplosiveWatermelon, with contributions from Arilasqueto and Danrell.


The Khanty[]

The Khanty are an indigenous people of Siberia that occupy a traditional territory they refer to as 'Yugra', which also referred to a collection of Khanty and Mansi Principalities. While the Khanty and Mansi are often paired together, there is a history of conflict between the two groups, especially during the Yugrian Principalities period. The most powerful of these Principalities was the Principality of Koda, ruled over by Prince Alach and his namesake dynasty. The Khanty were very diplomatic, able to form alliances with both Russia and the Sibir Khanate at different times. One story even says that after the death of Yermak Timofeyvich at the hands of a united Sibir-Khanty force, Kuchum Khan rewarded Alach with cossack armor believed to be that of Yermak's.


Prince Alach was a Khanty ruler of the Principality of Koda who allied with Kuchum Khan of Sibir against the Cossack ataman Yermak Timofeyvich. Yermak, having killed Alach's predecessor, allowed for Alach to take power in his stead. After Alach's contributions to the battle which took Yermak's life, Kuchum Khan rewarded him with Yermak's armor. Alach evidently found reverence amongst his people, as both the following dynasty and their capital were named Alachev in his honor. He died sometime around 1593, and was succeeded by his son Prince Igichi.

Dawn of Man[]

Alach LS

Art by Arilasqueto

Salutations, prince Alach of Koda. Your fortune brought you towards the forefront of Khanty society upon the death of your predecessor, Prince Samara. Although initially in an uneasy alliance with the Russians, you later allied with the great Kuchum Khan of Sibir in defiance of Russian imperialism, claiming the life of the Cossack ataman Yermak Timofeyvich. Kuchum Khan, in recognition of your efforts, would then bestow upon you the Cossack's armor.

Alas, the principalities of Yugra have been scattered, and both Khanty and Mansi alike need of your leadership. Can you defend your lands and culture with fervor? Can you forge new alliances to bring your people out of midnight and into the sun? Can you build a civilization that will stand the test of time?

Introduction: "Greetings, I am Prince Alach of the Khanty Principality of Koda. Have you come to offer your respects to the idols?"

Introduction: "Greetings, I'm Prince Alach of Koda, leader of these Khanty peoples. If you seek negotiations, I'll happily hear you out."

Defeat: "So, this is how it ends- my people are scattered, my principality in ruins. At my end, so too ends Yugra."

Unique Attributes[]

The Khanty (Alach)
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Art by Arilasqueto

Idol of the Dawn Maiden

Earn a burst of Goldenage Golden Age points upon creating a Greatwork Great Work of Art or upon defeating enemies in your territory. Cities settled on Hills receive a Greatwork Great Work of Art slot.

EW Maturkan Icon

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Maturkan (Great General)
  • Can create unique Great Works of Art that reduce the CultureIcon Culture and Gold Gold cost of new tiles in Cities by 10% each.
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Labaz (Shrine)
  • Has a slot for a Greatwork Great Work of Art.
  • Greatwork Great Works in this city generate +1 Happy Local Happiness.
  • Grants +10% Strength Combat Strength to nearby Units at the start of their turn, or doubled during a Goldenage Golden Age.
City List
  1. Shorkar
  2. Vezhakary
  3. Surgut
  4. Narykary
  5. Kazym-vosh
  6. Kyltysyani
  7. Bolshoi Atlym
  8. Karymkary
  9. Maly Atlym
  10. Pulnovat-vosh
  11. Voykar
  12. Numto
  13. Kharom-vosh
  14. Lombovozh
  15. Kunovat
  16. Ilchma
  17. Vut-vosh
  18. Kartauzh
  19. Urkar
  20. Sughmut-vozh
  21. Pelym
  22. Belogorje
  23. Munkes-paul'
  24. Tunhpoch-vosh
  25. Kharom-paul'
  26. Tabara
  27. Sek-telek-ush
  28. Mazan-vosh
  29. Kelsa-lor-vosh
  30. Khullor-vosh
  31. Sergino
  32. Vanhr-vosh
Spy List
  • Sotr
  • Al'valy
  • Perki
  • Oyka
  • Kushcha
  • Evi
  • Anastasia
  • Yeviya
  • En'ko
  • Otyut'


EW Khanty


Mod Support[]

Mod Support
Community Balance Patch
Ethnic Units
Map Labels
Unique Cultural Influence

Full Credits List[]

Steam Workshop
Latest Version: v 1
Last Updated: 15 October 2023

  • ExplosiveWatermelon: Lead Author, Design, Code, Art
  • Arilasqueto: Art
  • Danrell: Unit Model
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