- +1 Missionary
- +15% National manpower modifier
- −10% Aggressive expansion impact
- −1% Prestige decay
- −10% Development cost
- +0.5 Yearly devotion
- +0.5 Yearly legitimacy
- −0.03 Monthly autonomy change
- +3% Missionary strength vs heretics
- +1 Diplomatic relation
- +5% Discipline
- −20% Unjustified demands
Cologne is a TPM in western Germany. It starts as an elector of the Holy Roman Empire. One important thing to remember is that Cologne can't form royal marriages at the beginning of the game, which affects Cologne's diplomacy. Cologne starts off in the Northwest German region. Cologne has the further disadvantage of having their provinces split and enemies surrounding them. In order to survive, Cologne must get a large ally fairly quickly and grab land under the protection of their larger ally.
- Main article: Colognian missions
The Bavarian Archbishops
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A member of the ruling family of Bavaria has been appointed Archbishop of Cologne. This may mean a new era of Bavarian influence here. How shall we proceed?
It is at least 1550 but before 1650.
|Is triggered only by
getting a new ruler.
Allow Bavarian influence
We will go our own way
Form German Nation
Germany does not exist.
If the country is AI-controlled then it:
If the country does not have custom ideas
The emperor of the HRE: