- +20% Global trade power
- +50% Improve relations
- −10% Stability cost modifier
- +15% Infantry combat ability
- −15% Galley cost
- +20% Galley combat ability
- +33% National manpower modifier
- +15% National tax modifier
- +1 Yearly prestige
- −25% Core-creation cost
- +20% Fort Defense
Italy is one of the formable countries that can be formed by any country with a Latin culture group. Theoretically, Aragon could also form Italy after integrating Naples and culture shifting. The Holy Roman Empire and the Papal State can't form Italy.
Any nation on the Italian peninsula is a viable option for forming Italy. The most powerful states which hold provinces necessary to form Italy in 1444 are Florence, which can easily form Tuscany and expand from there; Milan, which begins the game with among the highest-developed provinces in Europe and can soon adopt the unique Ambrosian Republic government type, and Venice and Genoa, two powerful merchant republics in northern Italy with holdings elsewhere in the Mediterranean. Naples starts off in a personal union under Aragon, but can quickly make powerful allies, reclaim its independence and its Sicilian cores, and find itself the most powerful force on the peninsula. Savoy is also an option, with the potential to ally France and gain a power base in the Genoa trade node before forming Sardinia-Piedmont and, as in history, going on to unify the peninsula.
Unlike other Catholic countries, Italy does not get a penalty for owning the province of Roma or being the overlord of the Papal States.
Form Italian Nation
This infobox may contain outdated information that is inaccurate for the current version of the game. The last version it was verified as up to date for was 1.25.
As the heart of the Renaissance, our nation is blossoming culturally. We have just entered the beginning of what looks like a prolonged artistic rebellion, especially in the field of architecture and literature. The cultural evolution is not aiding our country in maintaining peace within our borders however. Our country is continuously stricken by foreign states seeking power and territorial gain.
Italy does not exist.
If the country is AI-controlled then it:
If the country: