Siamese Revolution

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Siamese Revolution
Tensions between Europeans and local customs threatened to engulf our nation, now it is all gone.

The Siamese Revolution[1] is a Disaster.png disaster in Flag of Ayutthaya Ayutthaya/Flag of Siam Siam.

Prerequisites[edit]

It is the Age of Absolutism.png Age of Absolutism or the Age of Revolutions.png Age of Revolutions and the country:

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

Monthly progress starts if Monthly progress halts if

This country:

Any known country:

  • has an Alliance.png alliance with this country or at least Opinion.png 100 opinion of this country
  • is in the Western technology group western technology group
  • does not have the same religion as this country
  • has its Capital.png capital in Europe
  • owns a Province icon.png in the East Indies subcontinent
Monthly progress
+5.0%

Any known country:

  • has an Alliance.png alliance with this country or at least Opinion.png 100 opinion of this country
  • does not have the same religion as this country
  • has its Capital.png capital in Europe
at least one of the following is true:
  • has an ongoing disaster.
  • has at least Stability.png 3 stability.

Start[edit]

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

id

Msg event.pngThe Siamese Revolution

As our ties with the Westerners grow, there are many within [Root.GetName] who view the foreigners with suspicion. Their fears are many; some believe that [siam_european_country.GetAdjective] diplomats are softening us in preparation for an invasion, while others see [siam_european_country.Religion.GetName] missionaries as a threat to our [Root.Religion.GetName] faith, while merchants are concerned that our deals with the Europeans are disadvantageous to our commercial interests. Anti-European sentiment is growing rapidly in [Root.GetName] and the situation threatens to come to a head in the near future.
 
This event happens only once during a campaign.
Trigger conditions
  • None
Is triggered only by

Start of the “Siamese Revolution” disaster


Immediate effects
  • Hidden effect:
    • Set country flag siam_revolution_start_flag
    • One random known country:
      • Limited to:
        • At least one of:
          • Is allied to Our country
          • Opinion of Our country is at least Opinion.png +50
        • None of:
          • Religion is same as Our country
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
      • Save as event target named siam_european_country

Event button 547.png
This is a grave matter.
  • Lose Stability.png 2 stability


While the disaster is ongoing the country gets:

  • Diplomatic reputation.png −1 diplomatic reputation
  • Tolerance of the true faith.png −1 tolerance of the true faith

Also the following Msg event.png events are triggered by a monthly pulse.

Monthly events[edit]

id

Msg event.png[siam_foreign_missionary_country.GetAdjective] Missionaries Attacked

[siam_foreign_missionary_country.Religion.GetName] missionaries operating under the protection of [siam_foreign_missionary_country.GetName] have been attacked by the [siam_foreign_missionary_province.Religion.GetName] people of [siam_foreign_missionary_province.GetName]. The missionaries are calling on the [Root.GetAdjective] government to offer them protection from the mob so that they may preach, while the people demand that the missionaries be expelled so that they may practice their [siam_foreign_missionary_province.Religion.GetName] in peace.
 
Trigger conditions
  • None of:
    • Religion is in Christian group
  • Any known country:
    • Religion is in Christian group
    • None of:
      • Is at war with Our country
    • Capital
      • Continent is Europe
    • Technology group is Western technology group Western
  • Any owned province:
    • Has a port
    • Is a city
    • Province is in East Indies super-region
    • Religion is same as Our country
  • None of:
    • Clergy.png Clergy estate has influence modifier “Restricted Foreign Missionaries”
Is triggered only by

Monthly pulse of the “Siamese Revolution” disaster (Base weight: 1/40)


Immediate effects
  • Hidden effect:
    • One random known country:
      • Limited to:
        • None of:
          • Is at war with Our country
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
      • Save as event target named siam_foreign_missionary_country
    • One random owned province:
      • Limited to:
        • Has a port
        • Is a city
        • Province is in East Indies super-region
        • Religion is same as Our country
      • Save as event target named siam_foreign_missionary_province

Event button 547.png
We must let them preach.
  • Event target siam_foreign_missionary_country:
    • Gain Diplomatic power.png 50 diplomatic power
  • Event target siam_foreign_missionary_province:
    • Change religion to that of event target siam_foreign_missionary_country
  • Event target siam_foreign_missionary_country:
    • Gain opinion modifier “Protected Missionaries” (Opinion.png +50 Opinion / −3 Yearly decay) towards Our country
  • Increase variable siam_openness by 1
Event button 547.png
They are a threat to the [Root.Religion.GetName] faith.
  • If:
    • Limited to:
      • Clergy.png Clergy estate exists
    • Clergy.png Clergy gains influence modifier “Restricted Foreign Missionaries” (10 influence) for 5 years
  • Event target siam_foreign_missionary_country:
    • Gain opinion modifier “Missionaries Attacked” (Opinion.png −50 Opinion / +3 Yearly decay) towards Our country
  • Increase variable siam_reactionism by 1


id

Msg event.pngConspirators in [sia_noble_plot_province.GetName]

Our informants report that a group of local nobles in [sia_noble_plot_province.GetName] are conspiring to take action against the growing European influence in their province, and potentially to go further and root out foreign influence at the palace in [Root.Capital.GetName].
 
Trigger conditions
  • Any owned province:
    • Province is controlled by Our country
    • Province is in East Indies super-region
  • None of:
    • has_estate_loyalty_modifier = {
   estate = estate_nobles
   modifier = EST_VAL_SIA_PROVOKED_NOBLES
}
  • None of:
    • Nobility.png Nobility estate has influence modifier “Supported Noble Plots”
Is triggered only by

Monthly pulse of the “Siamese Revolution” disaster (Base weight: 1/40)


Immediate effects
  • Hidden effect:
    • One random owned province:
      • Limited to:
        • Province is controlled by Our country
        • Is in a state
        • Province is in East Indies super-region
      • Save as event target named sia_noble_plot_province

Event button 547.png
We must crush the plot in its infancy.
  • Event target sia_noble_plot_province:
    • Noble rebels.png Noble rebels (size 1) rise in revolt
  • If:
    • Limited to:
      • Nobility.png Nobility estate exists
    • Nobility.png Nobility estate loses 10 loyalty for 5 years due to the modifier “Provoked Nobles”
  • Increase variable siam_openness by 1
Event button 547.png
We will support their agenda, in secret.
  • If:
    • Limited to:
      • Clergy.png Clergy estate exists
    • Nobility.png Nobility gains influence modifier “Supported Noble Plots” (10 influence) for 5 years
  • Increase variable siam_reactionism by 2


id

Msg event.png[sia_european_aggressor_country.GetAdjective] Military Activity

Suspicious military activity has been observed among the token [sia_european_aggressor_country.GetAdjective] garrison forces that we have allowed to be garrisoned in our nation. There is some justified suspicion that these maneuvers indicate a coming invasion, a surprise attack to quickly seize the palace and install [sia_european_aggressor_country.GetAdjective] rule. It is also possible that these activities are benign.
 
Trigger conditions
  • Any known country:
    • Capital
      • Continent is Europe
    • Technology group is Western technology group Western
    • None of:
      • Has opinion modifier “Forces Expelled” (Opinion.png −50 Opinion / +1 Yearly decay) towards Our country
    • None of:
      • The country has the Annexation War casus belli against Our country
Is triggered only by

Monthly pulse of the “Siamese Revolution” disaster (Base weight: 1/40)


Immediate effects
  • Hidden effect:
    • One random known country:
      • Limited to:
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
        • None of:
          • Has opinion modifier “Forces Expelled” (Opinion.png −50 Opinion / +1 Yearly decay) towards Our country
        • None of:
          • The country has the Subjugation casus belli against Our country
      • Save as event target named sia_european_aggressor_country

Event button 547.png
There is nothing we can do.
  • Increase variable siam_openness by 1
  • One of the following at random:
    • 50% chance of:
    • 50% chance of:
      • Event target sia_european_aggressor_country:
        • Hidden effect:
          • Trigger country event “An Opportunity in [From.GetName]” in 1 day
        • Gain Subjugation casus belli against Our country for 60 months
Event button 547.png
Expel these forces immediately.
  • Lose Military power.png 50 military power
  • Event target sia_european_aggressor_country:
    • Gain opinion modifier “Forces Expelled” (Opinion.png −50 Opinion / +1 Yearly decay) towards Our country
  • Increase variable siam_reactionism by 1


id

Msg event.pngTrade Deals with [sia_european_embassy_country.GetName]

Ambassadors from [sia_european_embassy_country.GetName] have come to the palace to prose a series of trade deals that they claim would be mutually beneficial to both our nations. The [Root.Monarch.GetTitle]’s more scrupulous advisors suggest that these deals are far more unilateral than they appear, but accepting these terms would do much to improve relations between our nations.
 
Trigger conditions
  • Any known country:
    • Opinion of Our country is at least Opinion.png +25
    • None of:
      • Is at war with Our country
    • Capital
      • Continent is Europe
    • Technology group is Western technology group Western
Is triggered only by

Monthly pulse of the “Siamese Revolution” disaster (Base weight: 1/40)


Immediate effects
  • Hidden effect:
    • One random known country:
      • Limited to:
        • Opinion of Our country is at least Opinion.png +25
        • None of:
          • Is at war with Our country
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
      • Save as event target named sia_european_embassy_country

Event button 547.png
This deal benefits us both.
  • Lose Mercantilism.png 1% mercantilism
  • Event target sia_european_embassy_country:
    • Gain opinion modifier “Good Deal” (Opinion.png +50 Opinion / −3 Yearly decay) towards Our country
  • Increase variable siam_openness by 1
Event button 547.png
This deal is an insult.
  • Gain Mercantilism.png 1% mercantilism
  • Event target sia_european_embassy_country:
    • Gain opinion modifier “Bad Deal” (Opinion.png −50 Opinion / +3 Yearly decay) towards Our country
  • Increase variable siam_reactionism by 1


id

Msg event.pngPhetracha's Coup

Anti-European sentiment has erupted throughout [Root.GetName]. A group of nobles have rallied behind a man named Phetracha and successfully launched a coup against [Root.Monarch.GetTitle] [Root.Monarch.GetName]. The swiftness of the coup allowed Phetracha to launch a surprise attack on the European garrisons stationed in the capital and to immediately expel all European diplomats from [Root.GetName]. Phetracha’s supporters have named him [Root.Monarch.GetTitle], beginning what will likely be an era of relative isolation for [Root.GetName].
 
Trigger conditions
  • Value of variable siam_reactionism is at least 10
Is triggered only by
  • Taking the decision “Support Phetracha”
  • Monthly pulse of the “Siamese Revolution” disaster

Immediate effects
  • Hidden effect:
    • Set country flag phetracha_coup

Event button 547.png
We will drive the foreigners from our lands.
  • A new ruler comes to power with the following attributes:
    • Named “Phetracha”
    • Of the Ban Phlu Luang dynasty
    • Fixed Administrative power.png 4 administrative skill
    • Fixed Diplomatic power.png 1 diplomatic skill
    • Fixed Military power.png 4 military skill
  • Gain country modifier “Siamese Revolution” for the rest of the game, giving the following effects:
    • Tolerance of the true faith.png +1 Tolerance of the true faith
    • Foreign spy detection.png +15% Foreign spy detection
  • Every known country:
    • Limited to:
      • Technology group is Western technology group Western
      • Any owned province:
    • Our country gains opinion modifier “Isolationism” (Opinion.png −200 Opinion / +5 Yearly decay) towards this country


id

Msg event.pngPhetracha's Arrest

Anti-European sentiment has erupted throughout [Root.GetName]. A group of nobles have rallied behind a man named Phetracha and unsuccessfully attempted a palace coup against the [Root.Monarch.GetName]. Supporters of the coup have been rounded up and arrested, and European diplomats present in the capital have been assured of their safety. What follows will surely be an era of openness and advancement for [Root.GetName].
 
Trigger conditions
  • Value of variable siam_openness is at least 10
Is triggered only by
  • Taking the decision “Arrest Phetracha”
  • Monthly pulse of the “Siamese Revolution” disaster

Immediate effects
  • Hidden effect:
    • Set country flag phetracha_arrested

Event button 547.png
The traitors will be executed at dawn.
  • If:
    • Limited to:
      • The Renaissance.png Renaissance institution is enabled
      • Any known country:
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
        • The country has embraced the Renaissance.png Renaissance institution
      • Capital
        • None of:
          • renaissance = 100
    • Capital
      • Gain 50% progress towards the Renaissance.png Renaissance institution
  • If:
    • Limited to:
      • The Colonialism Colonialism institution is enabled
      • Any known country:
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
        • The country has embraced the Renaissance.png Renaissance institution
      • Capital
        • None of:
          • new_world_i = 100
    • Capital
      • Gain 50% progress towards the Colonialism Colonialism institution
  • If:
    • Limited to:
      • The Printing Press.png Printing Press institution is enabled
      • Any known country:
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
        • The country has embraced the Renaissance.png Renaissance institution
      • Capital
        • None of:
          • printing_press = 100
    • Capital
      • Gain 50% progress towards the Printing Press.png Printing Press institution
  • If:
    • Limited to:
      • The Global Trade.png Global Trade institution is enabled
      • Any known country:
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
        • The country has embraced the Renaissance.png Renaissance institution
      • Capital
        • None of:
          • global_trade = 100
    • Capital
      • Gain 50% progress towards the Global Trade.png Global Trade institution
  • If:
    • Limited to:
      • The Manufactories Manufactories institution is enabled
      • Any known country:
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
        • The country has embraced the Renaissance.png Renaissance institution
      • Capital
        • None of:
          • manufactories = 100
    • Capital
      • Gain 50% progress towards the Manufactories Manufactories institution
  • If:
    • Limited to:
      • The Enlightenment.png Enlightenment institution is enabled
      • Any known country:
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
        • The country has embraced the Renaissance.png Renaissance institution
      • Capital
        • None of:
          • enlightenment = 100
    • Capital
      • Gain 50% progress towards the Enlightenment.png Enlightenment institution
  • Gain country modifier “Age of Openness” for the rest of the game, giving the following effects:
    • Institution spread.png +15% Institution spread
    • Foreign spy detection.png −15% Foreign spy detection

Finishing conditions[edit]

If one of the following country flags is set:

  • phetracha_coup
  • phetracha_arrested

then it loses the above-mentioned effects and the following event is triggered:

id

Msg event.pngEnd of the Siamese Revolution

Event trigger.png The description below is one of several available for this event.

The following description is used if:

  • Country flag phetracha_coup is set
The dust has settled after Phetracha’s swift and well-executed coup. The Europeans have been driven out and seditious elements within the palace have been arrested and executed. We have sent a powerful message today, both to the [Root.GetAdjective] people and to the world at large: we will not allow [Root.GetName] to fall to foreign influence.

The following description is used if:

  • Country flag phetracha_arrested is set
The dust has settled after Phetracha’s swift arrest and execution. The reactionaries have been silenced and seditious elements within the palace have been arrested and executed. We have sent a powerful message today: [Root.GetName] is open to cooperation with other nations, to commerce and to new ideas.''

 
This event happens only once during a campaign.
Trigger conditions
  • None
Is triggered only by

End of the “Siamese Revolution” disaster


Immediate effects
  • Hidden effect:
    • Set country flag had_siamese_revolution

Event button 547.png
Our troubles are over, for now.
  • If the country has a stability of less than +3,
    • then it gains Stability.png1 stability,
    • else it gains Administrative power.png50 administrative power.
  • If:
    • Limited to:
      • Country flag phetracha_coup is set
    • Every known country:
      • Limited to:
        • Country's total Development.png development is at least 200
        • None of:
          • Is at war with Our country
        • None of:
          • Our country is a rival
        • Technology group is Chinese technology group Chinese
      • Gain opinion modifier “Antiimperialist Siam” (Opinion.png +50 Opinion / −1 Yearly decay) towards Our country
  • Else, if:
    • Limited to:
      • Country flag phetracha_arrested is set
    • Every known country:
      • Limited to:
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
      • Gain opinion modifier “Open Siam” (Opinion.png +50 Opinion / −1 Yearly decay) towards Our country


Further events[edit]

id

Msg event.png[Root.Monarch.GetName]'s Foreign Policy

The increasing presence of European traders, diplomats, and armies in East Asia is a matter of great concern to [Root.Monarch.GetTitle] [Root.Monarch.GetName]. Thus far relations between them and [Root.GetName] have been limited, and [narai_foreign_policy_country.GetName] ambassadors have assured us that they seek only to trade with and learn about our nation. The [Root.Monarch.GetTitle] and his advisors have much to contemplate.
 
This event happens only once during a campaign.
Trigger conditions
  • At least one of:
  • Any known country:
    • Capital
      • Continent is Europe
    • Technology group is Western technology group Western
    • Any owned province:
Mean time to happen

36 months


Immediate effects
  • Hidden effect:
    • One random known country:
      • Limited to:
        • Capital
          • Continent is Europe
        • Technology group is Western technology group Western
        • Any owned province:
      • Save as event target named narai_foreign_policy_country

Event button 547.png
We must tread carefully with these foreigners.
  • Gain Diplomatic power.png 150 diplomatic power
  • Set variable siam_reactionism to 0
  • Set variable siam_openness to 0
  • Hidden effect:
    • Set country flag can_have_phaulkon_flag
    • Set country flag narai_foreign_policy_flag
    • Trigger country event “Constantine Phaulkon” in 1 year


id

Msg event.pngAn Opportunity in [From.GetName]

Our exploratory expeditions in [From.GetName] have revealed a series of tactical and political weaknesses in their defences, leaving them vulnerable to a potential surprise attack. Our spies and officers assure us that if we strike soon, the [From.GetAdjective] will have no choice but to submit to our rule.
 
Trigger conditions
  • None
Is triggered only by

The event “[sia_european_aggressor_country.GetAdjective] Military Activity” option “There is nothing we can do.”


Event button 547.png
Opportunity does not wait for the unprepared.
  • Gain Subjugation casus belli against [From] for 60 months

Footnotes[edit]

  1. See in /Europa Universalis IV/common/disasters/siamese_revolution.txt and for the events in /Europa Universalis IV/events/disaster_siamese_revolution.txt.