Generic government events

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This is a subset of the generic events.[1]

Events[edit]

id

Msg event.pngPolitical Crisis


Political crises may occur from time to time. They often involved a conflict between the ruler and the parliament, unrest among the nobility or conflicts of interest between the nobility and the merchants or religious leaders.


 
Trigger conditions

The country:

Is triggered only by

Bi-yearly pulse

Weight modifiers

The country:


Option conditions

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
Given time, a solution will present itself.

If the country has a stability −3,

  • then it loses Administrative power.png50 administrative power,
  • else it loses Icon stability.png1 stability.

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
Reputation isn't everything.

The country:

  • loses Republican tradition.png 10 republican tradition.
  • loses Horde unity 25 horde unity.
  • loses Legitimacy.png 25 legitimacy.
  • loses Mandate.png 10 mandate (if Emperor of China).

If this country is the Emperor of China,

then it loses Mandate.png10 mandate.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if: the country's ruler has the Righteous personality.

Event button 547 green.png
Let the [Monarch.GetTitle] attempt to soften the impact.

The country:

  • loses Legitimacy.png 10 legitimacy.
  • loses Republican tradition.png 5 republican tradition.
  • loses Horde unity 10 horde unity.

If this country is the Emperor of China,

then it loses Mandate.png5 mandate.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if: the country's ruler has the Just personality.

Event button 547 green.png
Allow our [Monarch.GetTitle] to see if there is a solution to the benefit of everyone.
  • 50% chance that the country:
    gains Prestige.png 5 prestige.
  • 50% chance that the country:
    • loses Republican tradition.png 10 republican tradition.
    • loses Horde unity 25 horde unity.
    • loses Legitimacy.png 25 legitimacy.
    • loses Mandate.png 10 mandate (if Emperor of China).
id

Msg event.pngSale of Offices


The crown often resorted to short term cash grabs like the sale of government offices. These sales would bring in a lot of revenue but in the long term, more officials meant more tax revenue siphoned off before it reached the royal treasury.


 
Trigger conditions

The country:

  • is bankrupt or has 25 or more loans.
  • does not have the modifier ‘Reduced Tax Income’.
Is triggered only by

Bi-yearly pulse

Weight modifiers

The country:


Option conditions

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
Accept

The country:

  • gains Gold Icon.png ducats equal to 1 year of income.
  • gains the modifier ‘Reduced Tax Income’ for 20 years, with the following effect:
    National tax modifier.png -10% national tax modifier

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
Decline

The country gains Prestige.png 10 prestige.

If the country has a stability of less than +3,
  • then it gains Icon stability.png1 stability,
  • else it gains Administrative power.png50 administrative power.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if: the country's ruler has the Embezzler personality.

Event button 547 green.png
We must get better at hiding our tracks.

The country gains Gold Icon.png ducats equal to 1 year of income.

id

Msg event.pngNon-enforcement of Ordinances


Monarchs ruled by issuing ordinances but they were almost powerless to enforce them. Enforcement depended upon the local powers (nobles/city governments) that would not always be as vigilant as the monarchs would have desired.


 
Trigger conditions

The country owns at least 2 non-colony provinces.

Is triggered only by

Bi-yearly pulse

Weight modifiers

The country:


Option conditions

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
Let them handle it.

The country has a random owned province other than the capital gain Local autonomy.png 15% local autonomy.


Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
Increase attempts!

The country loses Administrative power.png 50 administrative power.


Event trigger.pngEnabled if: The country's ruler has the Lawgiver personality.

Event button 547 green.png
Our [Monarch.GetTitle] will handle it.

The country loses Administrative power.png 25 administrative power.

id

Msg event.pngBourgeoisie Request Privileges


The Bourgeoisie class has grown increasingly resentful of the power of the noble families and particularly their lack of opportunities in the higher ranks of government. Their only route into power is to marry into poor but well titled noble families or pry open positions in government circles.


 
Trigger conditions
  • None
Is triggered only by

Bi-yearly pulse

Weight modifiers

The country:


Option conditions

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
Grant them privileges.
  • The country loses Administrative power.png 50 administrative power.
  • If The Cossacks DLC is active and the burghers estate exists:
    the Burghers.png burghers estate gains Estate loyalty 10 loyalty.
  • If The Cossacks DLC is active and the nobility estate exists:
    the Nobility.png nobility estate loses Estate loyalty 10 loyalty.

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
Deny them privileges.
  • The country loses Diplomatic power.png 50 diplomatic power.
  • If The Cossacks DLC is active and the burghers estate exists:
    the Burghers.png burghers estate loses Estate loyalty 10 loyalty.
  • If The Cossacks DLC is active and the nobility estate exists:
    the Nobility.png nobility estate gains Estate loyalty 10 loyalty.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if: the country's ruler has the Charismatic Negotiator or Silver Tongue personality.

Event button 547 green.png
Attempt to open up new opportunities without upseting old elites.
  • The country:
    • losesAdministrative power.png 20 administrative power.
    • loses Diplomatic power.png 20 diplomatic power.
  • If The Cossacks DLC is active and the burghers estate exists:
    the Burghers.png burghers estate gains Estate loyalty 5 loyalty.
  • If The Cossacks DLC is active and the nobility estate exists:
    the Nobility.png nobility estate gains Estate loyalty 5 loyalty.
id

Msg event.pngNoble Family Requests Aid

One of [Root.GetUsableName]'s most powerful noble families has, despite its vast landed wealth, managed to accumulate significant debts that it is finding hard to pay back. They have approached the [Root.Monarch.GetTitle] to ask for help, hoping that their distant kinship with the [Root.Monarch.Dynasty.GetName] family and their promises of undying support will sway [Root.Monarch.GetHerHim] to help them out in their time of need.
 
Trigger conditions

The country:

Is triggered only by

the bi-yearly pulse I.

Base weight
100
Weight modifiers

The country:


Event button 547.png
Grant aid.

The country:

  • loses Gold Icon.png0.5 years of income.

If the country has the Nobility.png nobility estate,

  • then the estate gains Estate loyalty 10 loyalty,
  • else if the country has the Rajputs.png rajputs estate,
    • then the estate gains Estate loyalty 10 loyalty,
    • else if the country has the Marathas marathas estate,
      • then the estate gains Estate loyalty 10 loyalty.
Event button 547.png
Deny aid.

The country:

  • loses Administrative power.png50 administrative power.

If the country has the Nobility.png nobility estate,

  • then the estate loses Estate loyalty 10 loyalty,
  • else if the country has the Rajputs.png rajputs estate,
    • then the estate loses Estate loyalty 10 loyalty,
    • else if the country has the Marathas marathas estate,
      • then the estate loses Estate loyalty 10 loyalty.
id

Msg event.pngPeasants Getting Uppity

Our efforts to keep the peasants in their place have been somewhat too successful in recent times. So harsh is our rule, in fact, that the destitute are becoming increasingly vocal in their complaints and are turning against their landlords, demanding better treatment and conditions.
 
Trigger conditions

The country:

Is triggered only by

the bi-yearly pulse I.

Base weight
100
Weight modifiers

The country:


Option conditions

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
Enforce serfdom.

The country:

  • loses Administrative power.png35 administrative power.

If the country has the Nobility.png nobility estate,

  • then the estate gains Estate loyalty 10 loyalty,
  • else if the country has the Rajputs.png rajputs estate,
    • then the estate gains Estate loyalty 10 loyalty,
    • else if the country has the Marathas marathas estate,
      • then the estate gains Estate loyalty 10 loyalty.

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
These things happen.

The country:

  • loses Icon legitimacy monarchy.png10 legitimacy.
  • loses Horde unity10 horde unity.

If the country has the Nobility.png nobility estate,

  • then the estate loses Estate loyalty 10 loyalty,
  • else if the country has the Rajputs.png rajputs estate,
    • then the estate loses Estate loyalty 10 loyalty,
    • else if the country has the Marathas marathas estate,
      • then the estate loses Estate loyalty 10 loyalty.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if: the country's ruler has the Diplomatic reputation.png ‘Charismatic Negotiator’ personality.

Event button 547 green.png
Attempt to mediate.

The country:

  • loses Diplomatic power.png15 diplomatic power.
id

Msg event.pngNaive Relative

A close member of the family of our ruler has proven utterly naive, and keeps telling foreigners vital information publicly. This is technically treason, but executing a member of the royalty might cause unrest.
 
Trigger conditions

The country:

  • has a stability of at least 0.
  • is not in a regency.
  • is a monarchy.
  • does not have the modifier ‘Compromised Spy Defense’.
Is triggered only by

the bi-yearly pulse IV.

Base weight
100
Weight modifiers

The country:


Option conditions

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
Execute him for Treason!

The country:

  • loses Prestige.png10 prestige.

Event trigger.pngAlways enabled:

Event button 547.png
He is a relative after all...

The country:

  • gets the modifier ‘Compromised Spy Defense’ for 20 years, with the following effect:
    • Foreign spy detection.png −25% national spy defense

Event trigger.pngEnabled if: the country's ruler has the Foreign spy detection.png ‘Secretive’ personality.

Event button 547 green.png
We'll just have to ensure he's always out of the loop.

The country:

  • loses Prestige.png5 prestige.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. The script code of the events can be found in /Europa Universalis IV/events/RandomEvents.txt.