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Monarch skills

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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 v5.1.
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A monarch has rated skills in three different abilities: Administrative, diplomatic and military. These skills give a number of bonuses, all scaled according to skill level:


  • Build cost: -1%/level
  • Merchant cost: -5%/level
  • Merchant placement chance: +3%/level
  • Merchant compete chance: +1%/level
  • Colonist placement chance: +5%/level
  • Missionary success chance: HTTT.png 0.7%/level | IN.gif 1.3%/level | EU3.gif/NA.gif +4%/level
  • Monthly stability investment: +2/level
  • Monthly Trade technology investment: HTTT.png/IN.gif +1/level | EU3.gif/NA.gif +2/level
  • Monthly Production technology investment: HTTT.png/IN.gif +1/level | EU3.gif/NA.gif +2/level
  • Monthly Government technology investment: HTTT.png/IN.gif +1/level | EU3.gif/NA.gif +2/level
  • War Exhaustion: HTTT.png/IN.gif -0.016/level


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Includes bonuses to diplomatic skill

  • +5 to HRE voting score
  • +0.12 yearly relations with nations
  • Increases relations change of gifts


  • Army morale: +0.1/level
  • Navy morale: +0.1/level
  • Monthly Land technology investment: +1/level
  • Monthly Naval technology investment: +1/level
  • Increases effective army tradition for ruler conversion to military leader
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