Vision quests are a special kind of event mission available with the presence of shamans. They have a mythological component intended to provide adventure during the stone age eras, and to enrich the culture aspect of the whole game. Bonuses from vision quests are leader and civilization traits.
A vision quest is an invitation to a mythic task, the completion of which provides the bonuses of a Mythic Patriarch (cf. Founding Father). Your mythic patriarchs provide your leader and civilization traits, and also your cultural stance, which affects the culture builder and therefore also your international relations.
Organize and execute large-scale hunts--gather are large quantity of food under a time limit.
Form alliances with neighbouring tribes.
Mythic Patriarchs Great Hunter Great Trapper Great Shamans - Great Seer - Great Healer - Great Herbalist Great Peacemaker