The Chinese have strong economic bonus. Chinese players on Random Maps start with six villagers instead of the usual three at the cost of having less starting resources, and their Town Centers supports ten units, which enables quicker expansion. They also have cheaper technologies - every technology's cost is decreased as they advance in age. Chinese Demolition Ships also have extra hitpoints. The Chinese unique unit is the Chu Ko Nu, which is a Crossbowman that fires three arrows in succession, but at a shorter range in comparison to normal Archers.
Unique Unit: Chu Ko Nu (foot archer that fires multiple arrows)
Unique Technologies: Rocketry (increased pierce attack for Chu Ko Nu and Scorpions), Great Wall(increases Walls' and Towers' HP)