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Primary culture
Shan (South-East Asian)

Capital province
Mong Yang (582)

Autocracy Government monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
ChineseChinese technology group
Shan ideas
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For countries with Primary culture.png Shan primary culture.

Traditions.png Traditions:

+50% Chance of new heir
+1 Max promoted culture

Fort defense.png Fortified Cities

+15% Fort defense

Production efficiency.png Wet Rice Cultivation

+10% Production efficiency

National unrest.png Sao Pha

−1 National unrest

Trade power.png Control of the Gem Trade

+10% Domestic trade power

Land leader shock.png Raiders

+1 Land leader shock
+10% Looting speed

Yearly legitimacy.png Shan Chronicles

+1 Yearly legitimacy

National manpower modifier.png Expansionism

+25% National manpower modifier

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+15% Manpower recovery speed

Shan is a southeast Asian formable nation. Shan is the primary nation for the Shan culture. It exists in several start dates after 1502.

Formation[edit | edit source]


Execute decision.pngConfederate the Shan States

Alone, the various disparate Shan states are weak and vulnerable. Together, they could be a serious power in South-East Asia.

Potential requirements

Flag of Shan Shan does not exist.
The country:

If the country is AI-controlled then it:

Playing with normal or historical nations.


The country:


The country:

  • becomes Flag of Shan Shan.
  • gains Yearly prestige.png 20 prestige.
  • gets the Msg event.png event ‘New Traditions & Ambitions’, unless it has custom or Shan ideas.
  • increases rank to Kingdom rank kingdom, if it is a Duchy rank duchy
  • removes all provinces from the Holy Roman Empire, if it is a member and not an elector or the emperor.
  • gets permanent claims on all unowned provinces with Culture icon.png Shan culture.

The AI will always take this decision.
Own core (orange), permanent claims after formation (yellow)

Missions[edit | edit source]

Main article: Shan missions
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