Pantheons provide basic bonuses for cities, usually based on terrain, resources, or buildings. You may found a Pantheon once you've accumulate 50 Faith.
Note that if a bonus applies to a particular resource (Gold, Wine, etc.), the bonus will work regardless of whether the resource is improved or not. On the other hand, bonuses applying to particular improvements (Plantation, Pasture, etc.) will work as long as the improvement is not pillaged. Terrain bonuses always apply as long as you don't change the terrain - for example, by cutting down the jungle in a tile.
+1 Faith for every 3 Citizens in a city; +1 Culture from Councils and
+2 Science from having at least one Specialist.
+1 Faith and Gold from Mines on improved resources, and
+1 per 3 Pop Per City. Iron produces +1 Faith.
God of All Creation
1 Faith from Monuments. +1 Food, Production, Gold, Science in
Capital for every 2 Pantheons ever founded.
God of Commerce
+1 Faith for every +20 Gold per turn you produce; +2 Faith and
+2 Gold in Cities with a City Connection.
God of Craftsmen
+1 Production and Faith from Quarries and Stone Works, and
+1 Culture +2 Production from Monuments.
God of the Expanse
+20% faster border growth, and gain 6 Production & 15 Faith every time
a City expands its borders. Bonus scales with Gamespeed.
God of the Open Sky
+1 Culture in City per 2 worked Plains or 2 worked Grassland tiles without
Hills or Features. +1 Faith and +3 Gold from Pastures.
God of the Sea
+1 Faith and Production from Fishing Boats and Atolls; +3 Food in
God of the Stars and Sky
+1 Faith, +1 Culture, +1 Gold and +1 Production from Tundra tiles
with improved resources.
God of the Sun
+2 Faith and + 1 Culture from Granaries. +3 Food from
Farms on Wheat. +1 Science for every 2 Flood Plains worked by the City.
God of War
+50% increase in City Ranged Combat Strength, and gain Faith if you defeat an enemy unit, worth 300% of the unit's combat strength.
+1 Culture, Faith, Gold, Golden Age Points and Science for
every 6 Followers of your Pantheon in owned cities.
Goddess of Beauty
+2 Faith from Palace and World Wonders, +1 Faith from Great Works.
+3 Great Artist and Great Engineer Points in your Capital.
Goddess of Fertility
+2 Food and +1 Faith from Shrines, Watermills, and Wells.
+ 25% faster Growth Rate.
Goddess of Festivals
+1 Faith, +1 Culture, and +3 Gold for every unique
Luxury Resource you control.
Goddess of Love
Gain 15 Faith and Golden Age Points every time a Citizen is born.
Bonus scales with Era and Gamespeed.
Goddess of Nature
+1 Faith, Gold, and Food for every 2 Mountains within 3 tiles of a City
(capping at the City's population). Natural Wonders gain +3 Faith and +2 Culture.
Goddess of Protection
+10 HP healed per turn in friendly territory. +2 Faith and +1 Culture
from Palace, Walls and Barracks.
Goddess of Purity
+1 Faith, Production, and Food from Marshes. +1 Faith and Food from Lakes. +1 Happiness from Cities on rivers.
Goddess of Renewal
+1 Faith and Culture for every 2 Jungle or 2 Forest tiles worked by a City.
+1 Science and Faith from Herbalists.
Goddess of Springtime
+2 Gold and +1 Food from Plantations, and +3 Faith from Markets.
Goddess of the Hunt
+1 Faith, Food and Culture from Camps.
Goddess of Wisdom
+1 Faith for every 15 Science per turn. +2 Science and
+1 Faith in every City.
Spirit of the Desert
+1 Faith, Production, and Culture from Desert tiles with
You may choose one of these beliefs when founding a Religion, and these affect only the Founder/Owner of the Holy City.
Each Founder has a National Wonder associated with it that can be built when a certain % of the World Population follows your Religion. Constructing this Wonder allows the founder/Owner to select a Reformation Belief.
Unlocks Apostolic Palace National Wonder (+4 Faith, +4 Golden Age
Points; +5 Golden Age Points from all Holy Sites).
When you spread your Religion to cities other than your Holy City,
Receive 25 Golden Age points and Food in Holy City
and more based on the number of followers converted.
Unlocks Mausoleum National Wonder (+5 Faith, gain Faith
when an owned unit is killed in battle. Bonus scales with Era; +5 Faith
from all Holy Sites). When a Great Person is expended,
gain 10 Faith and Culture for every City following your Religion.
Council of Elders
Unlocks Holy Council National Wonder (+4 Faith, +5 Food; +5 Science from all Holy Sites). When a city adopts your Religion for the
first time, gain 10 Science and Production in your Holy City for
every City following your Religion.
Unlocks the Celestial Throne National Wonder(+2 Faith, Culture,
Food, Science, Gold, and Production; +5 Faith from Holy Sites)
. Holy City produces +15% of its yields during a Golden Age.
Unlocks Great Altar National Wonder (+5 Faith, +15% Military Unit Production;
+5 Production from Holy Sites). Receive Faith and Golden Age
points when you conquer a City. Bonus scales with City population and Era.
These beliefs provide additional empire-level bonuses that may help you in spreading your Religion. You may choose one of these beliefs when using a Great Prophet to enhance your religion. Enhancing a religion allows Inquisitors to be purchased with Faith in cities where that religion is the majority.
Holy City owner gains +1 Happiness for every two Cities following this religion,
and +25% Yields from Friendly/Allied City-States following this religion.
Missionary conversion strength +25%. Holy City gains Science when owned
Missionaries spread this Religion to cities of other Religions based on the
population of the target City.
Missionaries and Inquisitors cost 30% less Faith; Holy City Owner gains
+1 Happiness for every 10 followers of this religion in non-enemy foreign Cities.
Prophets of this Religion 25% stronger, cost 25% less Faith. If the majority Religion,
Follower reduction from rival Inquisitors and Prophets halved. +3 to all Holy Site yields.
Religion spreads to cities 20% further away. Pressure to friendly City-States and via
owned Trade Routes doubled.
+1 Science and Culture in Holy City for every 10 followers of this Religion in
Foreign Cities. Holy City gains 100 Faith each time the owner expends a Great Person.
Bonus scales with Era.
Religion spreads 30% faster (60% with Printing Press). Your spies exert religious
pressure on the Cities they occupy.
When a city adopts your Religion, Holy City gains 10 Gold for every City following
your Religion, scaling with Era. +1 Gold and Faith in Holy city for
every 8 followers of this Religion in Foreign Cities.
May spend Faith to purchase land units in Cities. Strategic Resource quantities