Viti Levu

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Duchy rankViti Levu
Viti Levu.png
Primary culture
Melanesian (Pacific)

Capital province
Viti Levu (1442)

Government
Polynesian Tribe Government tribal.png

State religion
AnimistAnimist.png

Technology group
PolynesianPolynesian technology group
Fijian ideas
Ambox outdated info.png Please help with verifying or updating this infobox. It was last verified for version 1.33.

Notes:

For Flag of Lau Lau, Flag of Viti Levu Viti Levu, Flag of Viti Viti and Flag of Vanua Levu Vanua Levu.


Traditions.png Traditions:

+10% Light ship combat ability
−10% Naval attrition

Max promoted cultures.png Crossroad of Cultures

+2 Max promoted cultures

Colonial range.png Lutunasobasoba and Degel

+10% Colonial range
+10% Ship trade power

Missionary strength.png Conjoined Society

+2% Missionary strength

Prestige from naval battles.png Waqa Drua

+100% Prestige from naval battles
+50% Naval tradition from battles

Morale of armies.png Fijian Warlords

+10% Morale of armies
+0.5 Yearly army tradition

Land attrition.png Kai Colo

−25% Land attrition

National tax modifier.png Confederacy of Kingdoms

+5% National tax modifier
+5% Production efficiency

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

−20% Aggressive expansion impact

Viti Levu is a one-province Fijian island chiefdom in Oceania, north of New Zealand. It shares strait crossings with fellow Fijian chiefdoms Flag of Lau Lau and Flag of Vanua Levu Vanua Levu, which it can conquer to form Flag of Viti Viti.

Events[edit | edit source]

Main article: Polynesian events

Viti Levu experiences both Fijian events and Polynesian generic events.

Missions[edit | edit source]

Main article: Fijian missions

Viti Levu has access to the Fijian mission tree, a mix of generic Polynesian missions and area-specific missions focussing on uniting the Fijian islands.

Decisions[edit | edit source]

id

Execute decision.pngUnite Fiji


The clans are one once more and we can claim the title of ruler of Fiji.


 
Potential requirements

The country:

If the country is AI-controlled then it:

Allow

Flag of Viti Viti does not exists
The country:


Effects

The country:

  • becomes Flag of Viti Viti.
  • gains Yearly prestige.png 25 prestige.
  • gets the Msg event.png event ‘New Traditions & Ambitions’, unless it has custom or Fijian ideas.
  • increases rank to Kingdom rank kingdom, if it is a Duchy rank duchy
  • gains a permanent claim on Fiji area
  • gets “Increased Centralization” for Time Icon.png 20 years, giving:
    • Autonomy.png −0.05 monthly autonomy change,
    • National unrest.png +1 national unrest.

AI will always take this decision.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Strategy The below is one of many player suggested strategies for Viti Levu. Bear in mind, due to the dynamic nature of the game, it may unfold differently for other players.
Main article: Viti#Strategy

Viti Levu starts as the most developed and strongest of the Fijian minors, in the best position to form Viti. Forming Viti as soon as possible is a priority to secure the Fijian islands and set up for further expansion in Polynesia and beyond. Therefore, the strategies for Viti are most relevant.

The three Fijian minors always start with one of the three rivalled by the other two, which will typically ally with one another. Rival allocation is random, and if starting as Viti Levu, being rivalled by both other Fijian minors could slow the player down by years (it may be worth restarting). If the player chooses not to restart, focus on developing Viti Levu to increase income and force limits; build a strong galley-based navy (and keep ships in port at all times to build up sailors) and the largest financially sustainable army, and then declare a conquest war on your neighbours. Time your war declaration so that your navy can quickly ensure naval dominance, then try to time things so that only one neighbour's army can cross the straits to attack Viti Levu while the other is held back by the blockaded straits. Wiping out the two armies one at a time is crucial, and striking quickly while morale may be low due to maintenance could help.

A possible alternative would be to form an alliance with Flag of Tainui Tainui and invade Flag of Ngapuhi Ngapuhi before expanding in Fiji; however this would be extremely difficult and it would be a nightmare trying to keep the rebellious vassal under control (every province outside Fiji is beyond Lau's coring range).

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