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The Windmill is a premium production building from the High Middle Ages. It costs 500 Diamonds and does not require any specific technology to be researched. Like all standard production buildings a Windmill can be Motivated or Plundered to either increase or decrease the building's productivity.


Supplies 64.17 per hour and tile.[1]

Production Options

Item Name Production Time Amount
Windmill 1.png Flour Time (Hours:Minutes:Seconds) 00:05:00 Supplies 130
Windmill 2.png Cup of Flour Time (Hours:Minutes:Seconds) 00:15:00 Supplies 320
Windmill 3.png Bowl of Flour Time (Hours:Minutes:Seconds) 01:00:00 Supplies 770
Windmill 4.png Bag of Flour Time (Hours:Minutes:Seconds) 04:00:00 Supplies 1,290
Windmill 5.png Flour Sacks Time (Hours:Minutes:Seconds) 08:00:00 Supplies 1,930
Windmill 6.png Large Flour Sacks Time (Hours:Minutes:Seconds) 24:00:00 Supplies 3,860


  1. Efficiency is measured by an assumed maximum production per hour (with the 1-hour-production option) divided by the number of tiles that the actual building occupies. To be used as a simple and objective comparison towards other production buildings.

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Late Middle Ages BreweryCooperageSpice Trader[1]
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Industrial Age Ceramics FactoryChemical PlantGunsmithWheelwright[1]
Progressive Era Cattle RanchDeli Shop[1]GarageLamp Factory
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Contemporary Era Business CenterComputer Games Company[1]Fish MarketLogistics Center
Tomorrow Era 3D PrinterDrone FactoryPrivate Security CompanyUrban Farm[1]
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