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Aksumite ideas

Traditions.png Traditions:

+5% Discipline
+15% Governing capacity modifier

Yearly prestige.png Stellae Builders

+1 Yearly prestige

Aggressive expansion impact.png Legacy of King Kaleb

−15% Aggressive expansion impact

War score cost vs other religions.png Persian Revenge

−15% War score cost vs other religions

Tolerance of the true faith.png Christianity Stronghold

+2 Tolerance of the true faith

Technology cost.png Mediterranean Contacts

−5% Technology cost
+10% Institution spread

Trade efficiency.png Trade Hub

+15% Trade efficiency

Yearly inflation reduction.png Coin Minting

+0.1 Yearly inflation reduction

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+25% National manpower modifier

Aksum is a formable and releaseable nation that can be formed by any nation that is in the Tigray culture group, or have cores spawned by separatists. Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia can only form Aksum on completing the mission Surpass the Past if the Origins.png Origins DLC is enabled.

Formation[edit | edit source]


Execute decision.pngRestore Aksum

The elders tell the tale of the ancient and powerful Kingdom of Aksum and its mighty king, Kaleb, who ruled the Red Sea unopposed and was known as Saint Elesbaan. Now we are finally ready to write a new chapter in history by taking the mantle of our forefathers and reclaiming their past glory.

Potential requirements

The country:

If the country is AI-controlled then it:

Playing with normal or historical nations


Flag of Aksum Aksum does not exist.
The country:


The country:

  • becomes Flag of Aksum Aksum
  • gains Yearly prestige.png 25 prestige.
  • becomes an Empire rank Empire
  • moves the Capital.png capital to Aksum (1227)
  • gets the Msg event.png event ‘New Traditions & Ambitions’, unless it has custom or Aksumite ideas
  • removes all provinces from the Holy Roman Empire, if it is a member and not an elector or the emperor.
  • gains a permanent claim on the Horn of Africa region:

  • AI will always take this decision.
  • AI gives "high priority" (400) to this decision

Strategy[edit | edit source]

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