EU4 add_missionary Console Command

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add_missionary Command
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This command adds a missionary to the country with the specified country tag.

add_missionary [Country Tag]


The tag of the country you with to add a missionary to.


Here are examples of how to use add_missionary.

add_missionary ACO

Acoma's country tag is ACO. This command adds a missionary to Acoma.

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Quick Overview

The add_missionary command in Europa Universalis IV increases your country's total number of missionaries by 1. These missionaries can be used to convert the religion of your provinces.

In-Depth Description

The command add_missionary in Europa Universalis IV increases your country's number of missionaries by one. Missionaries are used in the game to convert the religious faith of provinces to the state religion of your country.

Once a province is converted to your state religion, it can increase the stability and decrease the risk of rebellion in that province. This is due to the fact that provinces with different religions than the state religion can become discontented, leading to potential provincial unrest, revolt risk, and other negative impacts.

This command is particularly useful when you want to more rapidly spread your state religion, especially after conquering a new territory with a different dominant religion. By adding more missionaries with this command, you can convert these recently annexed territories to your state religion much quicker.

However, remember that missionaries can antagonize the populace in the short term, as they don’t like having their faith changed. So, it's always a good idea to have the majority faith in a province match the state religion to avoid any negative consequences. Use this command when you need to expand your country's religious influence quickly, but also be aware of the potential for short-term unrest.

How to Open the Command Console

In EU4, cheats are executed from the command console, a text box that you type commands into.

To open the command console press the ~(tilde) key, which is typically located under ESC (escape).

If your keyboard does not have that key, or pressing ~ does not work, try the following keys:

  • ~
  • SHIFT + 2
  • SHIFT + 3
  • ALT + 2 + 1

Type your command into the console, and then press ENTER .