Spain

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Empire rankSpain
Spain.png
Primary culture
Castilian (Iberian)

Capital province
Madrid (217)

Government
AutocracyGovernment monarchy.png

State religion
CatholicCatholic.png

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Spanish ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+15% Morale of armies
+1 Artillery fire

Papal influence.png Devout Catholicism

+2 Yearly papal influence

Idea claim colonies.png Inter Caetera

Can fabricate claims on any overseas province, provided it is overseas for its owner
+1 Colonist

Naval force limit modifier.png Treasure Fleet

+25% Naval force limit modifier

Heavy ship combat ability.png A Spanish Armada

+10% Heavy ship combat ability
+1 Naval leader maneuver

Global tariffs.png Casa de Contratación

+15% Global tariffs
−33% Envoy travel time

Diplomatic possible policies.png Rein in the Cortes

+1 Diplomatic possible policies

Prestige.png Siglo De Oro

+1 Yearly prestige

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+5% Discipline

Spain is a formable nation that can be formed by any nation in the Iberian culture group, with the exception of Flag of Granada Granada, who may form Flag of Andalusia Andalusia instead.

Formation[edit]

Execute decision.pngForm Spanish Nation Militarily


Global expansion in newly discovered areas and the establishment of colonies is transforming Spain into one of the most powerful and wealthiest nations of our time. Spanish explorers are constantly moving into new lands and extending our borders. Immense amounts of gold and silver are being brought back to our motherland, filling the coffers of our state Treasury.


 
Potential requirements Allow
  • Flag of Spain Spain does not exist.
  • Has an administrative technology of at least level 10.
  • Is not a subject nation.
  • Is not at war.
  • Is not a nomad nation.
  • A Muslim nation does not own a province in Iberia region.
  • Owns the core Province icon.png provinces: Barcelona (213), Zaragoza (214), Valladolid (215), Salamanca (216), Sevilla (224), Toledo (219), València (220) and Granada (223).

Effects
  • Change country to Flag of Spain Spain.
  • If Duchy rank duchy, set government rank to Kingdom rank Kingdom.
  • If a member of the Imperial authority.png HRE and not an elector / emperor, all own provinces are removed from the HRE.
  • Gain a permanent claim on all not owned provinces of Iberia region, except the areas of: Alentejo, Beira, Macaronesia.
  • Gain Prestige.png25 prestige
  • Set country flag “formed_spain_flag”
  • Gain “Increased Centralization” modifier for 20 years:
    • −0.05 Autonomy.png Monthly autonomy change
    • +1 National unrest.png National unrest


Execute decision.pngForm Spanish Nation Diplomatically


Global expansion in newly discovered areas and the establishment of colonies is transforming Spain into one of the most powerful and wealthiest nations of our time. Spanish explorers are constantly moving into new lands and extending our borders. Immense amounts of gold and silver are being brought back to our motherland, filling the coffers of our state treasury.


 
Potential requirements Allow

Effects
All orange provinces must be owned and cored to form Spain. Forming Spain grants permanent claims on the shaded area.

Missions[edit]

Main article: Spanish missions

Spain's missions focus on completing the Reconquista, projecting power into Italy and the Holy Roman Empire as well as expanding into the New World and the East Indies.

Events[edit]

Main article: Spanish events

Italian Ambition[edit]

If both Spain and Flag of France France own provinces in Italy between 1490 and 1590, they are able to claim each other's lands, reflecting the Italian Wars that consumed the attention of these two rivals in this period. This event type will lead to worsened relations between the nations and a greater likelihood of war.

Minor events[edit]

The Spanish State Bankruptcy events have returned, but only as flavor events if Spain actually goes bankrupt.

Decisions[edit]

id

Execute decision.pngInstitute the Societas Jesu


His Holiness has approved a new missionary order called the Society of Jesus. However without royal support it will not thrive, shall we support the Jesuits?


 
Potential requirements

This country:

  • is Catholicism Catholic.
  • is Flag of Portugal Portugal or Flag of Spain Spain.
  • does not have the modifier “The Societas Jesu”.
  • does not have the modifier “Jesuits Expelled”".
Allow

This country:


Effects

The country gets the modifier “The Societas Jesu” until the country:

with the following effects:

  • Missionary strength.png+1% missionary strength,
  • Papal influence.png+0.5 yearly papal influence.

Catholicism loses Catholic reform desire.png2% reform desire.

Achievements[edit]

Forever Golden icon
Complete the Spanish Mission Tree.


Imperio español icon
As Spain have Mexico, Panama, Havana, Cuzco in colonial Nations under you.


Isn't this the way to India? icon
Discover the Americas as Castile or Spain.


Spain is the Emperor icon
Become the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire as Spain.


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