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If I use the Battle action to +1 to one of the tracks - does it still trigger technologies and advancements? For example Diplomacy (BATTLE) Culture +2.
Can I use the non-combat BATTLE action even when there is a potential spot I could conduct a BATTLE?
Yes to 1.
No to 2.