Bonus villages are special types of villages (marked with a glow on the map) that provide the village with one special attribute. There are a number of different bonus types. It's not possible for a player to start with a bonus village, they must always be conquered. If bonus villages are enabled on a world, you will find them on the map.
If bonus villages are enabled on a world there are two types of possible settings, either old or enhanced. The following is a list of all the types of bonus villages, along with their bonuses.
|Type||Old style bonus||Enhanced style bonus|
|Wood||10% more wood production||100% more wood production|
|Clay||10% more clay production||100% more clay production|
|Iron||10% more iron production||100% more iron production|
|Farm||10% higher farm population||10% higher farm population|
|Barracks||10% faster infantry production||50% faster infantry production|
|Stable||10% faster cavalry production||50% faster cavalry production|
|Workshop||50% faster infantry production||100% faster infantry production|
|Resources||3% more production of all resources||30% more production of all resources|
|Market||Unavailable||50% more storage capacity and merchants|