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Austrian missions

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This article is accurate for the latest versions of EU3, Napoleon’s Ambition, In Nomine, Heir to the Throne and Divine Wind.

Austria has 20 unique missions. They mostly deal with various other countries.

Military missions

Unite the Habsburg lands

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Following the German tradition the lands of the Hapsburg family were divided to ensure each son received an inheritance. However the separate branches no longer recognise the seniority of the Austrian branch. We must unite the family lands if we are to prosper.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • Styria owns the province Steiermark (132).
  • Tirol owns the province Tirol (73).
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with Styria: ×2
  • has relations of at least 100 with Tirol: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns the province Steiermark (132).
  • owns the province Tirol (73).
  • Styria does not exist.
  • Tirol does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • None

Reward:


Recover Silesia

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The province of Silesia is a legitimate part of the Habsburg inheritance, but has been lost. We must recover for the sake of the majesty of the Hapsburg dynasty.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • does not own the province Breslau (264).
  • Breslau (264) is a core province of Austria.
Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns the province Breslau (264).
Failure conditions:
  • None

Reward:


Bohemia must accept Austrian over lordship

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The fate of the Kingdom of Bohemia has long been of interest to the Dukes of Austria. We must take a more active hand in this and bring the Kingdom more firmly into our orbit.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Bohemia: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • Restoration of Union with Bohemia - casus belli for 10 years

Success conditions:
  • is senior partner in a personal union with Bohemia.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not a monarchy.
    • Bohemia:
      • does not exist.
      • is not a monarchy.
      • is a junior partner in a personal union with another country.

Reward:


The decline of Hungary.

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With Hungary’s relative decline in relation to the Duchy of Austria is a cause of concern. We must tighten our relationship with Hungary to ensure its lands do not fall into hostile hands.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • It’s 1500 or later.
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • is a monarchy.
  • Hungary:
    • is a monarchy.
    • is not a vassal.
    • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not the emperor of the HRE.
    • is a neighbour of Austria.
    • has fewer cities than Austria.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Hungary: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • Restoration of Union with Hungary - casus belli for 10 years

Success conditions:
  • is senior partner in a personal union with Hungary.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not a monarchy.
    • Hungary:
      • does not exist.
      • is not a monarchy.
      • is a junior partner in a personal union with another country.

Reward:


The Burgundian inheritance

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Burgundy sits on the border between the Empire and France. The fate of this Duchy is of vital importance to us. We must ensure that the house of Habsburg has its say in its fate should the worse happen.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Burgundy: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • Restoration of Union with Burgundy - casus belli for 15 years

Success conditions:
  • is senior partner in a personal union with Burgundy.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not a monarchy.
    • Burgundy:
      • does not exist.
      • is not a monarchy.
      • is a vassal.
      • is a junior partner in a personal union with another country.

Reward:


No Austrian lands to the Turk

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It is imperative that in this current war lands no lands that are part of Austria are held by the Turk. We must fight until all lands are ours.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with the Ottomans.
  • The Ottomans do not own a province in the Austrian region.
Failure conditions:
  • is not at war with the Ottomans.

Reward:


Protect Hungary from the Ottomans.

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With the war against the Ottomans in full swing it is our duty to ensure that the provinces of Hungary are not under the Ottoman yoke at the end.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with the Ottomans.
  • The Ottomans do not own a province in the Hungarian region.
Failure conditions:
  • is not at war with the Ottomans.

Reward:


Drive back the Turk

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The Turks control over the Eastern Balkans is too much of a threat to Austria to remain. We must seize control of some of these lands for our own security.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with the Ottomans: ×2
  • The Ottomans have fewer cities than Austria: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns at least 1 province in the eastern Balkans.
  • The Ottomans do not own a province in the eastern Balkans.
Failure conditions:
  • The Ottomans do not own a province in the eastern Balkans.

Reward:


Secure the military frontier

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With the dreaded Turk still strongly entrenched in the Western Balkans we must push them back to secure the military frontier.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with the Ottomans: ×2
  • The Ottomans have fewer cities than Austria: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns at least 1 province in the western Balkans.
  • The Ottomans do not own a province in the western Balkans.
Failure conditions:
  • The Ottomans do not own a province in the western Balkans.

Reward:


Liberate Transylvania from the Ottomans.

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The Ottoman forces are despoiling the once fair lands of Transylvania, exiled nobles have brought tales of their doings. We must liberate these lands in the name of Christendom.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with the Ottomans: ×2
  • has relations of less than -100 with the Ottomans: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • The Ottomans do not own a province in Dacia.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not a neighbour of Ottomans.
    • The Ottomans do not exist.

Reward:


The partition of Poland

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Poland is weak and our friends Prussia and Russia are determined to take slices of the Kingdom. Poland forms a valuable buffer for us and if they are to be partitioned we must be compensated by the wealthy provinces of Galicia falling to us.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • has a core in the provinces Sandomierz (259), Lublin (260) or Kraków (262).
  • It’s 1700 or later.
  • Poland:
    • is a neighbour of Austria, Prussia and Russia.
    • owns the provinces Sandomierz (259), Lublin (260) and Kraków (262).
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Poland: ×2
  • Poland has fewer cities than Austria: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns at least 1 of the provinces Sandomierz (259), Lublin (260) and Kraków (262).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is not a neighbour of Poland.
    • Poland does not exist.

Reward:


Our claims to northern Italy

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We have strong claims to lands in Lombardy. The Majesty of our dynasty demands we press these claims.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • does not own the province Brescia (107).
  • does not own the province Verona (108).
  • does not own the province Cremona (1862).
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Ruler’s military skill is at least 7: ×2
  • Ruler’s military skill is at least 8: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • Conquest of Brescia - casus belli
  • Conquest of Verona - casus belli
  • Conquest of Cremona - casus belli

Success conditions:
  • owns the province Brescia (107).
  • owns the province Verona (108).
  • owns the province Cremona (1862).
Failure conditions:
  • None

Reward:
  • Brescia (107) becomes a core province of Austria.
  • Verona (108) becomes a core province of Austria.
  • Cremona (1862) becomes a core province of Austria.


Defend the southern Netherlands.

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In our ongoing war with the French we must ensure that our possessions in the Southern Netherlands remain ours. Otherwise the French threat will become too much.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • owns the province Vlaanderen (90).
  • owns the province Hainaut (91).
  • owns the province Antwerpen (1744).
  • France is at war with Austria.
Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with France.
  • owns the province Vlaanderen (90).
  • owns the province Hainaut (91).
  • owns the province Antwerpen (1744).
Failure conditions:
  • is not at war with France.

Reward:


Keep the French out of Italy.

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Northern Italy is one of the most obvious routes for a westward invasion of Austria. The security of the monarchy demands that there is no peace as long as a single province is under French control.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • France:
    • is a neighbour of Austria.
    • is at war with Austria.
Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with France.
  • France does not own a province in the Italian region.
Failure conditions:
  • is not at war with France.

Reward:


Protect Italy from revolutionary forces.

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The foul hordes of revolutionary France threaten to overwhelm Northern Italy. It is our sacred duty to ensure that this does not happen. No province in Northern Italy must be allowed to remain in the hands of the revolutionary and their Jacobin regime.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with Rev. France.
  • Rev. France does not own a province in the Italian region.
Failure conditions:
  • is not at war with Rev. France.

Reward:


Diplomatic missions

Reclaim the imperial crown

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Ever since Rudolph, Count of Habsburg[1], was crowned holy Roman Emperor and manoeuvred his family into the Duchy of Austria, it has been the goal of all Austria Dukes to become Holy Roman Empire. You must do what it takes to ensure that the Empire has the stability it needs, an Austrian Emperor.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is the emperor of the HRE.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a republic.
    • has a regency council.
    • has a female ruler.
    • The province Wien (134) is not part of the HRE.

Reward:


The relationship with Spain

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Spain periphery position in Europe makes it attractive partner to Austria, in case of threats of France. We must ensure that we enjoy strong relations with Spain and cement these with a marriage.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Spain: ×2
  • has relations of less than -100 with Spain: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • has a royal marriage with Spain.
  • has relations of at least 100 with Spain.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not a monarchy.
    • is at war with Spain.
    • Spain:
      • does not exist.
      • is a vassal.
      • is a junior partner in a personal union.
      • is not a monarchy.

Reward:


Securing the imperial border

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French lands are both wealthy and populous, who ever controls these is a threat to the Empire. We must help defend the Imperial frontier by strengthening our relationship with Burgundy.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Burgundy: ×2
  • has relations of less than -100 with Burgundy: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • has a royal marriage with Burgundy.
  • has relations of at least 100 with Burgundy.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not a monarchy.
    • is at war with Burgundy.
    • Burgundy:
      • does not exist.
      • is a vassal.
      • is a junior partner in a personal union.
      • is not a monarchy.

Reward:


Protecting the ancestral lands

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To the north of the Ancestral Lands of the Habsburg dynasty is the potential threat of the Duchy of Bavaria. We must strengthen relations with them to ensure they do not become an enemy.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Bavaria: ×2
  • has relations of less than -100 with Bavaria: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • has a royal marriage with Bavaria.
  • has relations of at least 100 with Bavaria.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not a monarchy.
    • is at war with Bavaria.
    • Bavaria:
      • does not exist.
      • is a vassal.
      • is a junior partner in a personal union.
      • is not a monarchy.

Reward:


Protect the Hungarians

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The Kingdom of Hungary has accepted our suzerainty, but with the situation in the Balkans being what it is, we feel that Hungary is still too vulnerable. We must convince the Hungarian nobility that only though union with Austria will we be strong enough to prevail.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with Hungary: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Hungary: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns the province Szolnok (155).
  • Hungary does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • Hungary:
      • does not exist.
      • is a vassal.
      • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not in the same religion group as Austria.

Reward:


Removed missions

The mission "The end of Bohemia" was removed with Divine Wind patch 5.1.

The end of Bohemia

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Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of at least 100 with Bohemia : ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Bohemia : ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns the province Bohemia (266).
  • Bohemia does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • Bohemia:
      • does not exist.
      • is a vassal.
      • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • is not in the same religion group as Bohemia.

Reward:



Footnotes

  1. Rudolf I of Germany (*1218 – †1291)