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Duchy rankLucca
Primary culture
Tuscan (Latin)

Capital province
Lucca (2980)

Oligarchic RepublicGovernment republic.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Italian ideas

For countries in the Culture icon.png Latin culture group with their capital in Italy (region).

Traditions.png Traditions:

+10% Trade efficiency
+2 Yearly papal influence

Idea cost.png Italian Renaissance

−5% Idea cost

Mercenary maintenance.png Italian Condottieri

−15% Mercenary maintenance

Foreign spy detection.png Italian Aristocracy

+5% Foreign spy detection
+25% Hostile core-creation cost on us

Fort defense.png Trace Italienne

+5% Fort defense
+10% Garrison size

Prestige.png High Renaissance Art & Architecture

+1 Yearly prestige

Spy network construction.png Italian Diplomacy

+10% Spy network construction
+1 Diplomatic relation

Stability cost modifier.png Commedia dell'arte

−10% Stability cost modifier

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+1 Yearly legitimacy
+0.3 Yearly republican tradition

Lucca is a CatholicismCatholic republic located in northwestern Italy, bordering Flag of Genoa Genoa, Flag of Milan Milan, Flag of Ferrara Ferrara and Flag of Florence Florence. In 1444, the country starts as a one province minor with the potential of becoming a Free City of the Flag of Holy Roman Empire Holy Roman Empire.



Since Lucca's primary culture   is Tuscan, Lucca has the ability to form   Tuscany.

 Form Tuscany

Not since the days of the Margraviate of Tuscany has a single power controlled as much of the the Tuscan lands as we do. Let us adopt a new title to better reflect our new standing among the states of Italy.

Potential requirements

The country:

If the country is AI-controlled, then:

  • it can not be a custom nation.
  • it can not be a former colonial nation.
  • it must have at least 5 cities.

Tuscany does not exist.
The country


The country:

  • changes to   Tuscany.
  • gets the modifier “Increased Centralization” for 20 years with the following effects:
    •  −0.05 monthly autonomy change,
    •  +1 national unrest.
  • gets permanent claims on all provinces with Tuscan culture that it does not own.
  • gains  25 prestige.
  • (hidden)
    gets the event “The Emperor Condemns Tuscany's Elevation” within 50 days.

If   Tuscany:

 Form Italian Nation

As the heart of the Renaissance, our nation is blossoming culturally. We have just entered the beginning of what looks like a prolonged artistic rebellion, especially in the field of architecture and literature. The cultural evolution is not aiding our country in maintaining peace within our borders however. Our country is continuously stricken by foreign states seeking power and territorial gain.

Potential requirements

  Italy does not exist.
The country:

If the country is AI-controlled then it:


The country:


The country:

If the country:


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