West Francia France is playable from June 21st, 840 to July 3rd, 987.

See also: Francia Francia, Middle Francia Middle Francia, East Francia East Francia, Lotharingia Lotharingia

Strategy Edit

Decisions Edit

Form France French NationEdit


Upon Enactment:

  • Country changes to France France
  • France France gains a permanent claim on French region.
  • Set government rank to Kingdom Kingdom, if not higher tier.
  • If an Holy Roman Empire HRE member and not an elector or emperor, all own provinces are removed from the Empire.
  • Gain Prestige25 Prestige.
  • Gain country modifier Increased Centralization for 20 years:
    • -0.05 Autonomy Monthly Autonomy Change
    • +1 28px-National unrest National Unrest

Form the HRE Icon Holy Roman Empire (mechanics) Edit


  • State Religion is Religion catholic Catholic
  • Number of Cities at least 10
  • Have Legitimacy Legitimacy of at least 80
  • One of the following must be true:

Upon Enactment:

  • Become an elector
  • The province of Lombardia joins HRE
  • All owned provinces owned (including provinces owned by vassals) join HRE

Frankish Ideas and TraditionsEdit


  1. +1 Yearly Prestige
  2. +2 Diplomatic Reputation


  1. Kings of Europe: -2 National Unrest
  2. Carolingian Grand Strategy: -20% Core Creation Cost
  3. Military Obligation: +30% National Manpower Modifier
  4. Retinue Regnun Francorum: +20% Morale of Armies
  5. Legacy of the Romans: -5% Development Cost, -10% Idea Cost
  6. Carolingian Renaissance: -5% Technology Cost
  7. Strengthening Land Tenure: +1 Yearly Army Tradition


  1. +1 Yearly Legitimacy