Rûm

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Empire rankRûm
Rûm.png
Primary culture
Turkish (Levantine)

Capital province
Sivas (329)

Government
Ottoman GovernmentGovernment monarchy.png

State religion
SunniSunni.png

Technology group
AnatolianAnatolian technology group
Rûmi ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+10% Morale of armies
+20% Manpower recovery speed

Discipline.png Abul-Fath

+5% Discipline

Core-creation cost.png Sultan al-Sharq wa al-Gharb

−20% Core-creation cost
+1 Max promoted culture

Legitimacy.png Shahanshah

+1 Legitimacy

Tolerance heathen.png Sultan of Rûm

+3 Tolerance of heathens

Naval maintenance modifier.png Sultan al-Bahrayn

−15% Naval maintenance modifier

Construction cost.png al-Sultan al-Muazzam

−15% Construction cost

Missionary strength vs heretics.png Protector of Dar al-Islam

+3% Missionary strength vs heretics

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+25% Land force limit modifier

Rûm is a formable nation that can be formed by any Turkish country other than the Ottomans that manages to assert dominance over Anatolia. It is notionally a revival of the historical Sultanate of Rûm (also known as‎ Anatolian Seljuk Sultanate (Turkish: Anadolu Selçuklu Devleti) or Seljuk State of Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye Selçuklu Devleti)), a Turko-Persian Sunni Muslim state established in the parts of Anatolia which had been conquered from the Byzantine Empire by the Seljuk Empire. The name Rûm (from the Arabic name of Rome, الرُّومُ "ar-Rūm", a loan from Greek Ρωμιοί "Romans", the name of Byzantine Greeks for themselves) was used as one of the name for region of Anatolia, owned by Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantium).

The Sultanate of Rum seceded from the Great Seljuk Empire under Suleiman ibn Qutulmish in 1077, following the Battle of Manzikert, with capitals first at İznik (Nicea) and then at Konya (Iconium). It reached the height of its power during the late 12th and early 13th century, when it succeeded in taking Byzantine key ports on the Mediterranean and Black Sea coasts. In the east, the sultanate absorbed other Turkish states and reached Lake Van. Trade from Iran and Central Asia across Anatolia was developed by a system of caravanserai. Especially strong trade ties with the Genoese formed during this period. The increased wealth allowed the sultanate to absorb other Turkish states that had been established in eastern Anatolia (Danishmends, Mengujekids, Saltukids, Artuqids). After enduring the Crusades, it was subjugated by the Ilkanate in the 13th century; with the latter's collapse in the early 14th century, the formerly mighty state disintegrated into a collection of independent beyliks. Those that survived include the playable nations of Flag of Ottomans Ottomans, Flag of Karaman Karaman, Flag of Ramazan Ramazan, Flag of Candar Candar and Flag of Dulkadir Dulkadir.

Ottoman Government[edit]

The Ottoman Government is a unique government type with fixed dynasty and the following benefits:

  • Legitimacy.png +0.5 Yearly legitimacy
  • Unjustified demands.png −10% Unjustified demands
  • Number of states.png +3 Number of states
  • Max absolutism +5 Maximum absolutism

This government is permanently lost if the country is no longer muslim or if the government type is changed during the Revolution disaster or by revolutionary rebels enforcing their demands.

Harem[edit]

The harem helps ensure that there will never be a lack of heirs for the empire. An event triggers if the current ruler has reached 30 years of age and has no heir which allows the player choose an heir for the throne from a random list of three choices, being able to view their monarch stats prior to the choice.

See also: Ottoman events#Harem
id

Msg event.pngThe Sons of [Root.Monarch.GetName]


"His Imperial Majesty [Root.Monarch.GetName] [Root.Monarch.GetTitle], sovereign of the house of Osman, Sultan of Sultans, Khan of Khans, Commander of the Faithful and Successor of the Prophet of the lord of the Universe, Custodian of the Two Noble Sanctuaries, Qayser-i Rum, Emperor of the Three Cities of Constantinople, Adrianople and Bursa has a reputation as a great man and is unchallenged as a ruler.

As befits a man of his caliber and stature the Sultan has fathered several capable children and many who show great promise as future rulers. Both the sons themselves and our government officials are acutely aware that only one can inherit and what awaits the others. Our Viziers are adamant that it is now high time for [Root.Monarch.GetName] to name a favorite among the possible successors. This is unlikely to end the competition for [Root.Monarch.GetHerHis] favor but it will hopefully stop the worst succession struggles that might follow if our [Root.Monarch.GetTitle] should meet his maker without having picked a clear successor."


 
Trigger conditions
  • Rights of Man.png Rights of Man DLC is enabled.
  • Government is Ottoman Government.
  • Ruler age is at least 30.
  • There is no available heir.
Mean time to happen

6 months


Immediate effects
  • One of the following will happen:
    • 33% chance of the country flag harem_fairest_heir being set.
    • 33% chance of the country flag harem_strong_heir being set.
    • 33% chance of the country flag harem_leadership_heir being set.
    • 1% chance of the country flag harem_genious_heir being set.
  • One of the following will happen:
    • 33% chance of the country flag harem_studious_heir being set.
    • 33% chance of the country flag harem_pious_heir being set.
    • 33% chance of the country flag harem_inquisitive_heir being set.
  • One of the following will happen:
    • 33% chance of the country flag harem_gregarious_heir being set.
    • 33% chance of the country flag harem_entrepreneurial_heir being set.
    • 33% chance of the country flag harem_generous_heir being set.

Option conditions

Event trigger.pngEnabled if:

  • Has the country flag harem_pious_heir
Event button 547.png
The Pious son is our favorite.
  • A male heir of this dynasty is born with:
    • an Administrative power.png administrative skill of at least 1.
    • a Diplomatic power.png diplomatic skill of at most 5.
    • an age of 10.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if:

  • Has the country flag harem_strong_heir
Event button 547.png
The Strongest son is our favorite.
  • A male heir of this dynasty is born with:
    • a Military power.png military skill of at least 1.
    • a Diplomatic power.png diplomatic skill of at most 5.
    • an age of 10.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if:

  • Has the country flag harem_studious_heir
Event button 547.png
The Studious son is our favorite.
  • A male heir of this dynasty is born with:
    • an Administrative power.png administrative skill of at least 1.
    • a Military power.png military skill of at most 5.
    • an age of 10.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if:

  • Has the country flag harem_leadership_heir
Event button 547.png
The Natural Leader is our favorite.
  • A male heir of this dynasty is born with:
    • a Military power.png military skill of at least 1.
    • an Administrative power.png administrative skill of at most 5.
    • an age of 10.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if:

  • Has the country flag harem_gregarious_heir
Event button 547.png
The Gregarious son is our favorite.
  • A male heir of this dynasty is born with:
    • a Diplomatic power.png diplomatic skill of at least 1.
    • a Military power.png military skill of at most 5.
    • an age of 10.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if:

  • Has the country flag harem_fairest_heir
Event button 547.png
The Fairest son is our favorite.
  • A male heir of this dynasty is born with:
    • an age of 10.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if:

  • Has the country flag harem_entrepreneurial_heir
Event button 547.png
The Entrepreneurial son is our favorite.
  • A male heir of this dynasty is born with:
    • a Diplomatic power.png diplomatic skill of at least 1.
    • an Administrative power.png administrative skill of at most 5.
    • an age of 10.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if:

  • Has the country flag harem_inquisitive_heir
Event button 547.png
The Inquisitive son is our favorite.
  • A male heir of this dynasty is born with:
    • an age of 10.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if:

  • Has the country flag harem_genious_heir
Event button 547.png
The Most Gifted son is our favorite.
  • A male heir of this dynasty is born with:
    • an Administrative power.png administrative skill of at least 1.
    • a Diplomatic power.png diplomatic skill of at least 1.
    • a Military power.png military skill of at least 1.
    • an age of 10.

Event trigger.pngEnabled if:

  • Has the country flag harem_generous_heir
Event button 547.png
The Generous son is our favorite.
  • A male heir of this dynasty is born with:
    • an age of 10.


Pashas[edit]

This government may assign a pasha to one of its states from the state interface, and the following modifiers will be applied to each province in this state:

State maintenance.png −50% State maintenance
Local unrest.png −2 Local unrest
Local construction cost +20% Local construction cost
Local regiment cost.png +20% Local regiment cost

Removing the Pasha causes all the provinces in the state to suffer a Local unrest.png +5 local unrest penalty for 10 years.

Janissaries[edit]

Janissaries are a special unit category available only to countries with the Ottoman government, and are displayed with a red background in the army view. They are elite infantry troops with Fire damage received.png −10% fire damage received, Shock damage received.png −10% shock damage received, and +100% army drill gain modifier. However, unlike other special units, janissaries are Reinforce cost.png +100% costlier to reinforce.

Janissaries can be recruited from the state interface of states comprising heathen provinces: each 10 heathen Development.png development in the state gives 1 janissary regiment. This costs Military power.png 10 military power per regiment raised. Over-reliance on janissaries may trigger the Janissary Coup disaster after the end of the Age of Discovery.png 'Age of Discovery'.

Formation[edit]

id

Execute decision.pngRestore the Sultanate of Rûm


Once, the Sultanate of Rûm united all the Turkish Beys and Emirs of Anatolia, but it was brought down by jealous and deceitful enemies from afar. By tearing down the empires that defile the memory of the Seljuk dynasty we can restore the Sultanate that once was. Let us unite the Beys under our banner and bring destruction upon those that would dream themselves our overlords!


 
Potential requirements Allow

Effects
  • The country:
    • changes to Flag of Rûm Rûm.
    • changes government form to Government monarchy.png Ottoman Government.
    • gains Prestige.png25 prestige.
    • gains a permanent claim on all non-owned, non-core provinces in the Anatolia region.
    • gets the modifier “Increased Centralization” for 20 years with the following effects:
      • Autonomy.png−0.05 monthly autonomy change,
      • National unrest.png+1 national unrest.
  • If Rûm
    • is a member of the Holy Roman Empire but not the emperor or an elector,
      • then all its provinces are removed from the HRE.
    • is a Duchy rank duchy,
      • then it becomes a Kingdom rankkingdom.
    • does not have custom ideas,
Provinces needed for formation

Events[edit]

Main article: Rûmi events

Many of Rûm's events are derived from those of the Flag of Ottomans Ottomans due to both having the Ottoman Government form. The events applicable only to the Ottomans will not fire under Rûm, however.

Decisions[edit]

Rûm has access to some decisions available to the Flag of Ottomans Ottomans:

Execute decision.pngExpand the Devshirme System


By enrolling young men from newly conquered lands into service we have increased the efficiency of our recruitment process considerably. Let us further expand and refine this system as our state grows.


 
Potential requirements
  • Has the Ottoman government
  • Has not enacted this decision before[1]
  • Is not in the Janissary Coup disaster
Allow
  • Has at least 100 military power

Effects
  • Lose Military power.png −100 military power
  • Gain the modifier Devshirme System until the event ‘The Lapse of the Devshirme’:
    • National manpower modifier.png+10% National manpower modifier
  • If Cradle of Civilization.png Cradle of Civilization is not enabled:

Execute decision.pngDisband the Janissaries


In 1622, the 17-year-old Sultan Osman II, decided to curb the Janissary excesses. The year before he had been defeated by the Poles during the 'Moldavian Magnate Wars', which he mainly blamed the cowardice of the Janissaries for. He was also outraged over being 'subject to his own slaves.' Rumors about the Sultan preparing to disband them soon reached the Janissaries who revolted and imprisoned Osman. Shortly after he was strangled to death.


 
Potential requirements Allow

Effects

Execute decision.pngMake Constantinople Capital


The glorious city we have recently conquered will make a splendid capital for our nation. Constantinople is the greatest city on earth, and our government would make it so much stronger.


 
Potential requirements
  • Is the Ottomans or Rûm
  • Own Constantinople (151)
  • Capital is not Constantinople
  • Have not enacted this decision before
Allow
  • Is not at war
  • Primary culture is Turkish
  • Is Muslim
  • Controls the province Constantinople
  • Owns Edirne (149), Kocaeli (316), Hüdavendigar (317) and Burgas / Kirkkilise (1764)

Effects
  • Gain Icon stability.png +1 stability
  • Constantinople:
    • Becomes core
    • Becomes capital
    • Changes culture to Turkish
    • Changes religion to Sunni
    • Changes province capital name to Kostantiniyye
  • If the global flag constantinople_restored is not set:
    • Constantinople:
      • Gains Tax Base Icon.png+4 base tax
      • Gains Production.png+4 base production
      • Gains Manpower.png+3 base manpower
    • Sets the global flag constantinople_restored
  • Government rank becomes Empire

Strategy[edit]

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  1. Does not have the country modifier Devshirme system or the country flag lapse_of_devshirme
  2. Custom tooltip for Yoklama: See the end of the Janissary Coup disaster