Building sites for wells


Buildings constructed near the coastline can stretch the quay wall.

Create a convoy from the sea map


If you order a new ship in a town without an office, you have to visit the town with a convoy to create a new convoy with the new ship.

Eliminate competitors during catastrophes


Especially plagues suited to drive the AI out of the town.

Hunt pirates with patrol convoys


Town patrol convoys can be used to hunt pirates.

AI - plan town wall


It is not possible to controll how the AI will build the town wall in Patrician IV. But you can influence its size and shape.

How to cope with a worker shortage


Sometimes a good is strongly needed because you do not have enough workers in you factory and you can not acquire new one.

Convoys and sailors


From time to time one has to disband a convoy, to prevent losing your sailors, this should not be done in all towns.

Detect pirate hideouts


Once in a while one should destroy pirate hideouts, but first of all you have to find them.

Reasonable defense/sacrifice


The sovereign and its siege makes Patrician IV sometimes difficult.

Placing wells


Besides the consideration which and how many wells to build, one should also think about their location.

Basic supply of the population


The central issue in Patrician IV - the needs of the hanseatic population.

Economic refugees and hinterland towns


How to transfer economic refugees to hinterland towns?

Emergency repair


A sea fight might result in an emergency repair that will block your convoy for several days.



Guards in Patrician IV are not only necessary to protect your warehouses.



Patrician IV offers two kinds of wells, but you should only use one if you want to save space.



The trainers in Patrician IV seems to be bound to a town.

New Town and AI


When does the AI starts to trade with a newly founded town?

Expand Town Wall


It is not necessary to expand the town wall at an early stage of Patrician IV.

Successful Town Founding


The town founding and upgrade mission is barely to accomplish.