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Kingdom rankMainz
Primary culture
Rhenish (Germanic)

Capital province
Mainz (78)

Clerical StateGovernment theocracy.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Divine ideas

For Christian Government theocracy.pngtheocracies.

Traditions.png Traditions:

+1 Missionary
+15% Manpower recovery speed

Discipline.png Holy Order

+5% Discipline

Core-creation cost.png Church Administration

−10% Stability cost modifier
−10% Core-creation cost

Fort defense.png True Defender of the Faith

+25% Fort defense

Missionary strength.png Let No Man Tolerate the Witch

+2% Missionary strength

National garrison growth.png Onward Christian Soldiers

+10% National garrison growth
+10% Garrison size

Attrition for enemies.png Turn the Other Cheek

+1 Attrition for enemies

National tax modifier.png Render onto Caesar

+10% National tax modifier

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

−10% Culture conversion cost

Mainz is a one province theocracy in Franconia, an area in Southwestern Germany. It starts as an elector of the Holy Roman Empire.



Msg event.pngGutenberg and the Printing Press

In 1450, Johan Gutenberg, an upper-class merchant in Mainz, applied his knowledge from his father's work as a goldsmith, and created the world's first printing press. The first thing printed was a German Poem, but Gutenberg had greater ambitions than that, as he aimed to print a Bible. This effort lead him to bankruptcy, and his financiers took over his business, creating the first printed Bible in 1457. The world would never be the same again!
What shall we do?

This event happens only once during a campaign.
Trigger conditions

The country:

  • is Flag of Mainz Mainz.
  • owns Pfalz (1761).

The advisor Advisor.png “Johannes Gutenburg” is employed or does not exist.
The year is at least 1457.

Mean time to happen

12 months

Event button 547.png
Support this marvelous invention!

Flag of Mainz Mainz:

  • loses Gold Icon.png25% years of income.
  • gains Administrative power.png50 administrative, Diplomatic power.png50 diplomatic and Military power.png50 military power.

If Flag of Mainz Mainz has not enacted one of the highest tier government reforms

  • then Mainz gains 15 government reform progress.
Event button 547.png
This will just cause instability...
If Flag of Mainz Mainz has a stability of less than +3,
  • then it gains Icon stability.png1 stability,
  • else it gains Administrative power.png50 administrative power.

Note: The starting events of the event chains “Legatus Natus” and “Primas Germaniae” are also exclusively for Mainz.


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