EU4 Formable Nations – A guide for creating new countries in Europa Universalis 4

EU4 Formable Nations: You want to know more about the EU4’s forming nations? Europa Universalis IV, one of Paradox Interactive’s most prestigious grand strategy games is available. Although it has become somewhat clunky over time, in comparison to its more recent siblings Crusader Kings III and Imperator Rome, this is still a leading historical strategy game.

The game’s greatest strength is its ability to form new nations in a single playthrough. You could start out as England and then go on to create the United Kingdom or Russia. The game covers several hundred years worth of history and must account for new entities, many of which are historical but more unbelievable, that have emerged during that time.

It is possible to form an emergent nation by attempting to create it, even though there are no win conditions. It’s not easy to create these entities, so you need to be aware of a few basics. Thanks to Paradox Wiki, which has an excellent resource about the subject.

Basics of the EU4 Formable Nations

Although there are many requirements for formable countries, most of them follow the same guidelines.

  • It doesn’t exist yet in the desired formable
  • Peace is possible for the AI or player.
  • Minimum 10 years of admin tech experience for the former
  • This is not true for the former.
  • This isn’t a steppe hoard.

The former must also own core provinces that will be exclusive to the new nation. These may be held by subjects other than tributary, so when the nation is formed you will both own some of them.

EU4 Formable Nations

Types of EU4 Formable Nations

There are many other forms of formable countries, in addition to the one-off standard.

Ancestral colonial countries

After a colonial country has gained independence, there are 26 ex-colonial nations that may be created. These include nations like Australia or the United States. However, individual states such as California and other South American countries can be included.

One country can form only one of these countries during a playthrough. Most colonial states don’t have their own idea trees and events making it largely cosmetic.

Pirate countries

Six pirate countries can be created only by special events. The player has the option to either release the nation as an independent country, march it, or use the newly formed independent nation to continue your game.

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Tetouan, a pirate country is an exception to the rule. It has a core that was established in the 1444 beginning.

Federation countries

Seven countries can also be created with the advancement of the Federal Constitution federation. This mostly covers First Nation polities within America. The primary culture of the players at the time the country is formed will determine which one gets created.

  • Creek (Creek).
  • Huron (Huron)
  • Illiniwek (Illini)
  • Iroquois (Iroquois)
  • Potawatomi (Anishinabe).
  • Shawnee (Shawnee).
  • Sioux (Dakota)

You can create a custom country with your own flag and name if you are part of any culture that is allowed to access the Federal Constitution.

End-game tag and re-formable nations

Many nations existed at the start of the 1444 game, however they could be destroyed if it goes off-track. If the conditions are right, these nations may be reformed by the player. The list of 19 nations that can be reformed is quite eclectic, but there are obvious choices.

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Also, there are 29 possible polities (formable or existing) that have been designated as “end-game tags”. You cannot form another nation if any one of these countries is formed.

It means that the Holy Roman Empire will not be reformed as the Roman Empire or the Holy Roman Empire will not be formed. You can find the complete list on Paradox’s wiki. A similar rule is in effect for German region tags. This means that a small number of polities can’t form any other German state, even if they fulfill the prerequisites. The only exception to this rule is the formation Prussia.

Formable countries of the EU4

The complete list of the EU’s 66 fundamentally formable countries is here

  • Algiers
  • Andalusia
  • Aotearoa
  • Arabia
  • Armenia
  • Bavaria
  • Bharat
  • Bukhara
  • Commonwealth
  • Dalmatia
  • Deccan
  • Egypt
  • Franconia
  • Germany
  • Golden Horde
  • Great Britain
  • Greece
  • Hanover
  • Hawai’i
  • Hindustan
  • Holy Roman Empire
  • Iceland
  • Ilkhanate
  • Inca
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jerusalem
  • Kurland
  • Lanfang
  • Lotharingia
  • Malaya
  • Manchu
  • Marathas
  • Maya
  • Mongol Empire
  • Mughals
  • Nagpur
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Persia
  • Pomerania
  • Prussia
  • Punjab
  • Qing
  • Rajputana
  • Romania
  • Roman Empire
  • Rum
  • Russia
  • Ruthenia
  • Sardinia-Piedmont
  • Scandinavia
  • Shan
  • Siam
  • Silesia
  • Sokoto
  • Spain
  • Swabia
  • Tibet
  • Tripoli
  • Tuscan
  • Two Sicilies
  • Viti
  • Westphalia
  • Yuan

Paradox also has information on how to form the above.

EU4 Formable Nations: Modified

It’s important to mention that there is a mod which completely changes the EU4 formable nations system, adding new options, and redesigning existing ones so they work with these new options. This mod is actually an update to Basic Mods Formable Nation, a popular mod that covers the same topic. However it has more content.

You will need the Dharma EU4 DLC to get the best out of the mod, however it can be used without. You can use it up to 1.30.

Publited Fri, 23 July 2021 at 10:45:50 (+0000).

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