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Spice farm
Spice farm
Building details
Cost Gold coins 500 · Wood 5 · Tools 2
Maintenance Maintenance cost 30 (Inactive: Maintenance cost 15)
Prerequisites Diplomatic rank 1 50 Prestige
Nomads 145 Nomads
Fields Field icon 4 Spice fields (4 x 3)
Field cost Gold coins 25 per field
Produces Spices Spices
Production 2 tons / minute
Size 3 x 3
Icon Spices
Spice fields require adequate Fertility.
Produces Spices.

The Spice farm is an Oriental Farm buiding that produces Spices, which are required to satisfy the Need for Food of Citizens, Patricians, and Noblemen. Spice fields will only produce Spices on islands with the requisite fertility, which only appears on southern islands. Alternatively, Spice seeds can be purchased from Grand Vizier Al Zahir and planted on any southern island with a customizable resource.


Cost: Gold coins 500 + Gold coins 100 • Wood 5 • Tools 2
Maintenance: Maintenance cost 30
= Spices
Spice farm
+ Field icon
4x Spice field

The production chain for producing Spices consists of one Spice farm with 4 Spice fields. Each field costs 25 Gold coins, bringing the total cost for a production chain to 600 Gold coins.

One Spice farm can supply the following number of inhabitants.

Spices Consumption
People Houses
Citizen 400 500 33.3
Patricians 220 909 36.4
Nobleman 160 1250 31.3


  1. Data obtained from the game using ToolOne. Consumption rates are per 100 Inhabitants.
  2. The number of Inhabitants that can be satisfied with the output of one Production building.