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A '''force limit''' is a soft limit on how many [[ships]] or [[regiments]] a [[country]] can possess. It can be exceeded at a monetary price.
 
A '''force limit''' is a soft limit on how many [[ships]] or [[regiments]] a [[country]] can possess. It can be exceeded at a monetary price.
  
If a country goes past its force limit, the maintenance cost per unit will increase by twice as many percent as they are above the force limit, eventually making further expansion of the army or navy prohibitively expensive.
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If a country goes past its force limit the maintenance cost per unit will increase by as many percent as they are above the force limit, eventually making further expansion of the army or navy prohibitively expensive.
  
 
There are two independent force limits, one for naval units and one for land units, but both operate largely the same.
 
There are two independent force limits, one for naval units and one for land units, but both operate largely the same.
  
 
== Computing force limit ==
 
== Computing force limit ==
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===Province modifiers===
 
===Province modifiers===
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| [[Local autonomy]] (per 1%) || {{red|-1%}} || {{red|-1%}}*
 
| [[Local autonomy]] (per 1%) || {{red|-1%}} || {{red|-1%}}*
 
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*Note: Having the province under control of the {{nowrap|{{icon|nobility}} nobility}}, {{nowrap|{{icon|cossacks}} Cossacks}}, or {{nowrap|{{icon|tribes}} tribes}} estates will remove the effect of local autonomy on land force limit, while the {{nowrap|{{icon|burghers}} burghers}} estate removes the effect of local autonomy on naval force limit. (only with {{nowrap|{{icon|cos|24px}} [[The Cossacks]]}})
  
 
===Country modifiers===
 
===Country modifiers===
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! Land !! Naval
 
! Land !! Naval
 
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| Base for every nation || {{green|+6}} || {{green|+12}}
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| Independent nation || {{green|+6}} || {{green|+12}}
 
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| Army Organizer [[advisor]] || {{green|+10%}} || 0
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| Army Organizer [[advisor]] || {{green|+20%}} || 0
 
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| Subject nation || {{red|-3}} || {{red|-6}}
 
| Subject nation || {{red|-3}} || {{red|-6}}
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| Fortified House [[Native council#Unique native buildings|unique native building]] || {{green|+10}} || 0
 
| Fortified House [[Native council#Unique native buildings|unique native building]] || {{green|+10}} || 0
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| Per large [[colonial nation]] || {{green|+5}} || {{green|+10}}
 
 
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| Per state of the [[Holy Roman Empire]]<br><small>(Emperor only)</small> || {{green|+0.5}} || 0
 
| Per state of the [[Holy Roman Empire]]<br><small>(Emperor only)</small> || {{green|+0.5}} || 0
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| Per Officer's Mess (trade company investment) || {{green|+5}} || 0
 
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| Per Admiralty (trade company investment) || 0 || {{green|+5}}
 
 
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== More sources of force limit ==
 
== More sources of force limit ==
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===Ideas and policies===
 
===Ideas and policies===
 
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| [[Dutch Republic]] || {{green|+10%}} if the Statists are in power
 
| [[Dutch Republic]] || {{green|+10%}} if the Statists are in power
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| [[Pirate Republic]] || {{green|+50%}}
 
 
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=== Subjects ===  
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=== Subjects ===
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* [[Vassal]]s and [[client state]]s give {{icon|land force limit}}{{green|+1}} land force limit to their master.
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* [[March]]es give {{icon|land force limit}}{{green|+2}} land force limit to their master.
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* Large (more than 10 provinces) [[colonial nation]]s give {{icon|land force limit}}{{green|+5}} land force limit and {{icon|naval force limit}}{{green|+10}} naval force limit to their master.
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* Junior partners in a [[personal union]] and [[protectorate]]s don't increase the land force limit of their masters.
  
* [[Vassal]]s and [[client state]]s give {{icon|land force limit}}{{green|+1}} + {{green|10%}} of their land force limit to their master.
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Following ideas and policies that increase force limits increased by subjects. For example, an increase of {{green|100%}} would mean that all above mentioned bonuses would be doubled (4 instead of 2 force limit from marches).
* [[March]]es give {{icon|land force limit}}{{green|+1}} + {{green|20%}} of their land force limit to their master.
 
* Large (10 or more provinces) [[colonial nation]]s give {{icon|land force limit}}{{green|+5}} land force limit and {{icon|naval force limit}}{{green|+10}} naval force limit to their master.
 
* Junior partners in a [[personal union]] don't increase the land force limit of their masters.
 
 
 
Following ideas and policies increase land force limits increased by subjects.
 
 
 
For example, an increase of {{green|100%}} would mean that all above mentioned bonuses would be doubled (2 + 40% instead of 1 + 20% land force limit from marches or 10 instead of 5 from colonial nations).
 
  
 
{{bonus table|vassal forcelimit bonus}}
 
{{bonus table|vassal forcelimit bonus}}
  
 
== Effect on maintenance ==
 
== Effect on maintenance ==
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If a country has more land or naval units than the corresponding force limit, maintenance for those units will be multiplied by the ratio of units to the force limit, with the units over the force limit counting twice<ref name=defines> See in {{path|defines}} </ref>.
 
If a country has more land or naval units than the corresponding force limit, maintenance for those units will be multiplied by the ratio of units to the force limit, with the units over the force limit counting twice<ref name=defines> See in {{path|defines}} </ref>.
 
<math>\text{Maintenance increase} = \frac{\text{Force limit}+\text{Number of units over the force limit}\cdot 2}{\text{Force limit}}</math> <br>
 
<math>\text{Maintenance increase} = \frac{\text{Force limit}+\text{Number of units over the force limit}\cdot 2}{\text{Force limit}}</math> <br>
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== Footnotes ==
 
== Footnotes ==
 
<references/>
 
<references/>
 
{{mechanics navbox|War}}
 
 
[[Category:Military]]
 
[[Category:Military]]
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{{military navbox}}

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