Special citizens are non-humans or unique classes.
Dogs can patrol 8 fields, and only consume one unit of meat per month.
Cats are self-sufficient, and prevent grain from being destroyed by rats. Four cats can be sacrificed to produce one unit of meat.
Horses can be used by warriors to be able to patrol 3 extra fields. They must be raised by a herder, who produces 2 less units of meat per month in order to raise each horse. They can be sacrificed for 2 units of meat.
Mages are powerful units on the battlefield, and can maintain enchantments on the weapons of up to 50 warriors, giving a +1 non-stacking) attack bonus for each warrior. The mage can also become a teacher at an academy.
High priests can perform perform miracles, healing the sick and wounded, and receive great blessings from the gods. They can also become a teacher at an academy.
Alchemists can brew potions and make healing salves. They may require herbs that can only be grown by a skilled farmer.