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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.

France has many national specific missions, including several against French and Italian minors, some against England in particular and some concerning exploration and colonization. Most of these missions are also for Rev. France (note the flags).

Conquest missions

Annex Orleans

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The Duke of Orleans has been pursuing a semi-independent policy for too long. This close to Paris, we should take care, and integrate his realms into the core of France.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns the province Orleanais (184).
  • Orleans does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Orleans does not exist.
    • Orleans is not a vassal of France.
    • Orleans is not in the same religious group as France.

Reward:


Annex Provence

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The Duke of Provence has been pursuing a semi-independent policy for too long. It is time to rein him in.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • Conquest of Provence - casus belli
  • Conquest of Anjou - casus belli

Success conditions:
  • owns the provinces Anjou (178) and Provence (201).
  • Provence does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Provence does not exist.
    • Provence is not a vassal of France.
    • Provence is not in the same religious group as France.

Reward:


Annex Auvergne

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The duchy of Auvergne sits strategically in the centre of France. We need to incorporate it fully into the French realm.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns the province Auvergne (199).
  • Auvergne does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Auvergne does not exist.
    • Auvergne is not a vassal of France.
    • Auvergne is not in the same religious group as France.

Reward:


Annex Bourbonnais

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The duchy of Bourbonnais sits strategically in the centre of France. We need to incorporate it fully into the French realm.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns the province Bourbon (190).
  • Bourbonnais does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Bourbonnais does not exist.
    • Bourbonnais is not a vassal of France.
    • Bourbonnais is not in the same religious group as France.

Reward:


Return Brittany to its proper allegiance

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The Duchy of Brittany is not recognising their proper relationship with the French Crown. We should persuade them to return to the fold.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Brittany: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • Brittany is a vassal of France or Rev. France.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Brittany does not exist.
    • Britanny is the junior partner in a personal union.

Reward:


Incorporate Savoy into the kingdom

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The Duchy of Savoy defends the Italian invasion route into France. To ensure this invasion route is properly protected we must incorporate Savoy into France.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Ruler’s diplomatic skill is at least 7: ×2
  • has relations of at least 100 with Savoy: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Savoy: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Piedmont (103).
  • Savoy does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Savoy does not exist.
    • Savoy is not in the same religious group as France or Rev. France.

Reward:


Annex Alsace

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The Fortress of Strasburg defends one of the major crossing points on the upper Rhine. To help defend France we must push forward our frontier to the Rhine and ensure that we, and no other, controls that fortress.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Alsace:
    • is a neighbour of France or Rev. France.
    • is a vassal of France or Rev. France.
    • has fewer cities than France or Rev. France.
    • owns the province Elsass (75).
    • is in the same religious group as France or Rev. France.
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Ruler’s diplomatic skill is at least 7: ×2
  • has relations of at least 100 with Alsace: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Alsace: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Elsass (75).
  • Alsace does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Alsace does not exist.
    • Alsace is not in the same religious group as France or Rev. France.

Reward:


Conquer Milan

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To ensure our position in Northern Italy is protected we must expand our holdings to include Milan.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • Milan
    • is a neighbour of France.
    • owns the province Lombardia (104).
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than -100 with Milan: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Lombardia (104).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Milan is not a neighbour of France.

Reward:


Annex Genoa

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The port of Genoa and its hinterlands sit to close to the French Mediterranean shore, we should incorporate these into our Kingdom to protect our Mediterranean coast.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than -100 with Genoa: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Liguria (101).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Genoa does not exist.
    • Genoa is not in the same religious group as France.
    • Genoa is not a neighbour of France.
    • Genoa does not own Liguria (101).

Reward:


Subjugate the Duchy of Lorraine

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The Duchy of Lorraine is strategically placed on the frontier between the Empire and France. In case there is future conflict between France and the Empire we would be wise to make the dukes see France as their master.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than 0 with Lorraine: ×10
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • Lorraine is a vassal of France or Rev. France.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Lorraine does not exist.
    • Lorraine is a junior partner in a personal union.

Reward:


Annex Lorraine

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The Duchy of Lorraine is simply too strategically important to allow the Dukes any leeway in their policy. France must have full control over the Duchy.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Ruler’s diplomatic skill is at least 7: ×2
  • has relations of at least 100 with Lorraine: ×2
  • has relations of at least 200 with Lorraine: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Lothringen (189).
  • Lorraine does not exist.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • Lorraine does not exist.
    • Lorraine is not in the same religious group as France or Rev. France.

Reward:



Colonization missions

Discover North America

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Our Navigators are beseeching the crown to underwrite a mission to explore the seas to the West of us. They have heard rumours of rich lands to the north West that they wish to claim for the glory of France.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • has discovered at least 1 province in eastern North America
  • has a ship in at least one of the following Sea provinces: Bay of Fundy (1492), Strait of Belle Isle (1493), Fortune Bay (1494), Notre Dame Bay (1495), Massachusetts Bay (1499), Chesapeake Bay (1500) and Cape Hatteras (1501).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • does not have a port.
    • does not have the national idea: Quest for the New World.

Reward:


Establish bases in North America

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The Compagnie des Marchands[1] are asking for financial support to help establish bases in North America. They say the honour of France demands it.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns at least 1 province in eastern North America.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • does not have a port.
    • All provinces of eastern North America are owned by other countries.

Reward:


Discover the Caribbean

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The glory of France demands that we are the greatest nation in Christendom. Our explorers are seeking royal patronage to go voyages of discover in the West.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • has discovered a province of the Caribbean.
  • has a ship in at least one of the following Sea provinces: Sea of Sargassos (1504), Windward Islands (1522), Lesser Antilles (1523), Turks & Caicos Sea (1524) and Coast of Hispaniola (1526).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • does not have a port.
    • does not have the national idea: Quest for the New World.

Reward:


Establish bases in the Caribbean

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The Compagnie des Îles de l’Amérique[2] is asking for financial support in their quest to establish trading bases in the islands in the Caribbean. Can France refuse such a request?
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • has at least 1 port.
  • has at least 1 colonist.
  • has discovered at least 1 empty province within colonial range in the Caribbean.
  • does not own a province in the Caribbean.
Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • owns at least 1 province in the Caribbean.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • does not have a port.
    • All Caribbean provinces are owned by other countries.

Reward:



Hundred Years’ War missions

England must be driven from France

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For too long the fair lands of France have been polluted by the presence of Le Rostbeefs. The honour of France demands that our soil should be free
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Ruler’s military skill is at least 7: ×2
  • Military skill of England's ruler is less than 5: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

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

Reward:


Recover Calais

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The treacherous King Edward III of England[3] took Calais[4] to act as a base to attack France. We must stop this happening, give France the Pays Reconquis.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • is at war with England: ×2
Temporary effects:

Success conditions:
  • owns Calais (87).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • England nor France own Calais (87).

Reward:


Recover Aquitaine

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Our long war with England has allowed the king of England to establish himself in Aquitaine, independent of France. We must recover these territories that have been sundered from France.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions:
  • It’s before 1475 A.D..
  • is not a vassal.
  • is not a junior partner in a personal union.
  • England owns the provinces Labourd (173) and Gascogne (174).
Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has relations of less than -100 with England: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • Conquest of Labourd - casus belli
  • Conquest of Gascogne - casus belli

Success conditions:
  • owns Labourd (173) and Gascogne (174).
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is a vassal.
    • is a junior partner in a personal union.
    • England nor France own Labourd (173) and Gascogne (174).

Reward:



Miscellaneous missions

Establish the National Guard

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We are growing increased concerned about the threat of civil disorder in the area around Paris. We should establish la Garde nationale[5] so that troops can be quickly organised to suppress any disorder.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance: Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • Île-de-France (183) has a regimental camp.
  • has an army reformer as advisor.
Failure conditions:
  • does not own Île-de-France (183).

Reward:


Reconstruction of the Louvre

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The fortress of the Louvre is not longer necessary to defend Paris. To enhance our Glory we should turn it into the Grande Galerie
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • has a statesman as advisor: x2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions: Failure conditions:
  • does not own Île-de-France (183).

Reward:


Improve relations with the USA

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The young republic of the United States is the perfect ally France is looking for the Western Hemisphere. Let’s improve relations with them.
Type:
  • Country

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

Success conditions:
  • has relations of at least 150 with the USA.
Failure conditions:
  • At least one of the following must be true:
    • is at war with the USA.
    • The USA does not exist.

Reward:


The natural frontier

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The Spanish control of the Netherlands remains a strategic threat to France. We must push our frontier to its natural position on the Rhine to ensure France is defended properly.
Type:
  • Country

Acquisition conditions: Acquisition chance:
  • Base weight: 1000
  • Spain has less cities than France: ×2
  • Spain has less infantry and cavalry than France: ×2
Temporary effects:
  • None

Success conditions:
  • is not at war with Spain.
  • Spain does not own a province in the region Netherlands.
  • owns at least 1 province in the region Netherlands.
Failure conditions:
  • is not at war with Spain.

Reward:

Comment: This mission will most likely only be triggered in a historical 17th century start.


Footnotes

  1. The ‘Compagnie des Marchands’ operated in New France from 1613 to 1620.[1]
  2. French for Company of the American Islands
  3. Edward III of England (*1312 – †1377)
  4. Siege of Calais (1346 - 1347)
  5. French for National Guard