Powerful Jain Society

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Powerful Jain Society
The Jains have grown so powerful they assumed de facto control over our country.

Powerful Jain Society[1] is a disaster that may occur in countries with a powerful Jains.png Jains estate.

Prerequisites[edit | edit source]

The country has a Jains.png Jains estate which has at least 80 Estate influence influence.

If these prerequisites are met, the monthly progress can begin.

Monthly progress increases if Monthly progress decreases if

The country:

  • does not have an ongoing disaster.
  • has a Jains estate with at least 100 influence.
The country:
  • has an ongoing disaster or has a Jains estate with less than 100 influence.
The country
+5% has a Jains estate with at least 100 influence.
−1% always

Start[edit | edit source]

If the progress reaches 100%, the disaster will start with the following event:


Msg event.pngPowerful Jain Society

$MONARCH$ has allowed the Jains of $COUNTRY$ to grow too powerful and now they have made their move. Making use of their many hard-earned privileges as well as the many debts owed to them, they have effectively seized the reins of government and turned the $MONARCHTITLE$ into little more than their puppet.

Trigger conditions
  • None
Is triggered only by

the start of ‘Powerful Jain Society’ disaster.

Immediate effects


Event button 547.png
We should have seen this coming...

The country:

  • loses Stability.png 1 stability.

[Root.GetName] will now be controlled by the Jains until the 'Curtail the Jains' decision is taken.

While the disaster is ongoing the country suffers:

  • Regiment cost.png +20% regiment cost,
  • Yearly legitimacy.png –1 yearly legitimacy,
  • Missionary strength.png –1 missionary strength.

End[edit | edit source]

The disaster can only be ended by the following decision.[3]


Execute decision.pngCurtail the Jains

The Jains have a stranglehold on our government. To seize control back from them we will need to curtail their power and privileges.

Potential requirements

The country:

  • has an ongoing ‘Powerful Jain Society’ disaster.[4]

The country:

  • has a stability of at least 1.
  • does not have rebel armies in its provinces.
  • does not have rebel controlled provinces.
  • has a Jains estate which influence is lower than 60.


The country:[5]

  • loses Stability.png 3 stability.

The capital of the country:

  • loses Base tax.png 1 base tax.
  • loses Production.png 1 base production.

Then the following event is triggered.


Msg event.pngThe Jains Curtailed

We have finally managed to break our reliance on the Jains, reclaiming control over all important state functions and reducing them to their rightful confines within the city walls.

Trigger conditions
  • None
Is triggered only by

the end of ‘Powerful Jain Society’ disaster.

Event button 547.png
The $MONARCHTITLE$ is back in control.

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Defined in /Europa Universalis IV/common/disasters/estate_jains_disaster.txt. Its events can be found in /Europa Universalis IV/events/disaster_estates.txt.
  2. The country gets the flag “jains_estate_in_power”.
  3. See in /Europa Universalis IV/decisions/Estates.txt.
  4. The country has the flag “jains_estate_in_power”.
  5. The country also loses the flag “jains_estate_in_power”.