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Kingdom rankDeccan
Primary culture
Telugu (Dravidian)

Capital province
Hyderabad (542)

Monarchy Government monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
IndianIndian technology group
Deccani ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+10% Morale of armies
+5% Administrative efficiency

Max promoted cultures.png Dakani Language

+1 Max promoted culture

Administrative free policies.png Funding the Diwan

+1 Administrative free policies

Trade power.png Privileges for Foreign Traders

+10% Global trade power

Land force limit modifier.png Empower the Paigah

+20% Land force limit modifier

Discipline.png Modernize the Sarf-e-Khas

+5% Discipline

Diplomatic reputation.png Jewels of the Nizams

+1 Diplomatic reputation

Goods produced modifier.png Encourage Growth of Industries

+10% Goods produced modifier

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+10% Infantry combat ability

Deccan is a formable country in India. It exists in games starting later than 1724.


Main article: Bahmani missions



Execute decision.pngSultan of the Deccan

This land was once foreign to our ancestors but we have made it our own. Here we have built a new society where Persianate influences have met local ancient Indian traditions. We have our own language, our own administrative traditions and our own myths and legends. It is time we show the world that the south has overcome its differences and is united as one.

Potential requirements

The country:

  • is not End game tag.
  • is in the Dravidian culture group or Marathi
  • is not a colonial nation.
  • is a historical nation.
  • is Muslim.
  • has not yet enacted this decision.
  • If the country is AI-controlled, then:

Flag of Deccan Deccan does not exist
The country:

  • is not at war
  • has an administrative technology of at least 20.
  • is not a subject nation other than a tributary state.
  • owns its core provinces:
    • Bidar (1948), Golconda (542), Bijapur (569), Ahmednagar (544), Illichpur (548), Vijayanagar (541), Chaul (2089), Velanadu (543), Arcot (2027), Seringapatam (4421), North Kanara (531) and Tondainadu (539).

  • Change country to Flag of Deccan Deccan.
  • If a member of the Imperial authority.png HRE and not the emperor or an elector, all own provinces are removed from the HRE.
  • Become an Empire rank empire.
  • Gain a permanent claim on all not owned provinces in the Coromandel region and Deccan region.
  • Gain Yearly prestige.png25 prestige
  • If not using custom ideas, get the event ‘New Traditions & Ambitions’.
All provinces in orange owned and cored. Upon formation provinces in yellow are granted as permanent claims.


Deccan can form Flag of Hindustan Hindustan as Muslim country with Dravidian culture.


Execute decision.pngForm Hindustan (Dravidian, Hindustani, Western Aryan)

Form the mighty Hindustan and bring all the lands of the Indian subcontinent under your rule.
Potential requirements

The country:

  • does not have country flag formed_india_flag
  • is not the Flag of Mughals Mughals
  • is part of the Muslim religion group
  • does not have Government steppe horde.png Steppe Horde government reform
  • is not colonial nation.
  • has a culture in either culture group:
    • Dravidian
    • Hindustani
    • Western Aryan

If the country is AI-controlled,

  • it must have at least 15 cities.
  • is not former colonial nation.
  • is not custom nation

The country:

  • is not a subject nation other than a tributary state.
  • is not a nomad nation.
  • is not at war.
  • has a Stability.pngstability of 3.
  • has embraced Feudalism.png Feudalism
  • owns its core provinces:
    • Multan (506)
    • Surat (517)
    • Central Doab (524)
    • Madurai (536)
    • Daulatabad (545)
    • Cuttack (552)
    • Pataliputra (558)
    • Bidar (1948)
    • Halar (2052)
    • Kumari (4410)
    • Mansura (4503)
    • Tondainadu (539)
    • Kandy (2099)
    • Ujjain (4461)
  • owns core provinces if primary culture is Dravidian:
    • Vijayanagar (541)
    • Seringapatam (4421)
  • owns core provinces if primary culture is Hindustani:
    • Lahore (507)
    • Delhi (522)
  • owns core provinces if primary culture is Western Aryan:
    • Chittor (518)
    • Mahakoshal (550)


The country:

  • changes to Flag of Hindustan Hindustan.
  • gets Empire rank Empire government rank.
  • gains permanent claims on all provinces of the Indian subcontinent if not owned by the country.
  • gains Yearly prestige.png10 prestige.
  • If a member of the Imperial authority.png HRE and not an elector / emperor, all owned provinces are removed from the HRE.
  • gains new Mission.png missions.
  • gets the Msg event.png event ‘New Traditions & Ambitions’ if it does not have custom ideas.
  • set country flag formed_india_flag


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