Pioneers is a Home City Card in Age of Empires III, available for every Civilizaton. It is found among the Cathedral-cards and can be sent in the Discovery Age.
The Dutch, Germans, Ottomans, British and Spanish require "Frontier Defenses"-card unlocked before unlocking Pioneers.
- For all except British, unlocking Pioneers enables "Improved Buildings"-card to be unlocked.
Portuguese and Russians require "Colonial Militia"-card to be unlocked first.
- Portuguese enables the unlocking of "TEAM Improved Walls"-card.
- French are the only civilization that has Pioneers ready to be unlocked. The French also get to unlock "Improved Buildings"-card.
- The Aztecs start with Pioneers in their deck.
This card increases Villager, Settler, Coureur des Bois and Settler Wagon hitpoints greatly.