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- +10% Morale of armies
- +10% Trade efficiency
- −10% Shock damage received
- −20% Cost of advisors with ruler's culture
- −2 National unrest
- +1 Yearly papal influence
- +2% Missionary strength vs heretics
- +10% Goods produced modifier
- −0.02 Monthly war exhaustion
Nationalized Gallowglass Septs
- +5% Discipline
- +1 Yearly legitimacy
- +0.3 Yearly republican tradition
Ireland is a formable nation in the British Isles. It is usually created from one of the twelve 1444-starting Irish OPMs, and is a good step up for them. Unlike many other formable nations, however, it does not guarantee being anything more than a regional power. With only thirteen provinces that the formation affects, Ireland can be one of the weaker nations. That said, it does have a chance to be strong, especially in the New World.
Formation[edit | edit source]
Form Irish Nation
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For decades England has attempted to subjugate the Irish population and take control of the island. To unite the Irish lands under a sole flag may be our only chance to repel them.
Ireland does not exist.
If the country is AI-controlled then it:
Playing with normal or historical nations.
AI will always take this decision
Missions[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Irish missions
Strategy[edit | edit source]
In order to form Ireland, the player may start as any of the Irish minors. However, a start as Kildare (due to having the highest development in the area, as well as the best ruler and heir) or Desmond (due to having excellent military focused national ideas) is most recommended. For both nations, a good general is crucial to deal with the oft-seen Irish minors with one ally. Quickly declaring war on any minors that the player has a border with that have no allies, the player can rapidly stackwipe them and siege down their capital fort. Full annexation with money is advised. When facing the aforementioned two allied minors, a good strategy is to deal with one at a time, stackwiping them and leaving one unit on the province in order to prevent them from recruiting any more armies. Subsequently, the player can wait, recover, and stackwipe the other minor. Then it is a simple task to siege both of them down, and annexing both. This strategy should work until all of Ireland (minus the Pale and any minors allied to Scotland or England) have been annexed. While all of this is going on, make sure to improve relations with Scotland and France. Declare on the minors when their ally is enveloped in a war, and if they don't join it is easy to annex them, until you own all of Ireland except the Pale. When England is in a war and in debt, declaring for the Pale as a wargoal and sitting on Ulster can allow you to defeat English armies trying to cross easily due to crossing penalties and defensive terrain. After a few battles and time, England should be willing to peace out, allowing the player to unite the Emerald Isle.
After uniting the Irish, take over GB. then, go colonial, as it will bring great riches when you have valuable trade provinces in the North Sea and English Channel.
Achievements[edit | edit source]
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