EU4 pick_golden_bull Console Command

Documentation and detailed help with working examples.
pick_golden_bull Command
PlayerDLC: Emperor

This command will give the Pope the Golden Bull with the specified ID.

pick_golden_bull [Golden Bull ID]


Golden Bull ID

The ID of the Golden Bull you wish to give to the current pope. Golden bull IDs:

  • illius_qui_se_pro_divini (Illius Qui Se Pro Divini)
  • apostolicae_servitutis (Apostolicae Servitutis)
  • praeclara_carissimi (Christian Pictas)
  • immensa_aeterni_dei (Immensa Aeterni Dei)
  • libertas_ecclesiae (Libertas Ecclesiae)
  • dei_gratia_rex (Dei Gratia Rex)

Here are examples of how to use pick_golden_bull.

pick_golden_bull illius_qui_se_pro_divini

This command will give the Pope the Illius Qui Se Pro Divini golden bull.

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Quick Overview

In Europa Universalis IV, the command pick_golden_bull allows you to choose a golden bull. The golden bulls are certain edicts issued by the Pope.

You can use this command to enact any golden bull of your choice, without needing to meet any requirements that would usually be needed.

In-Depth Description

The pick_golden_bull command in Europa Universalis IV is used to pick a specific Golden Bull for the player's nation.

Golden Bulls are a set of bonuses that you can select if your nation holds the title of Holy Roman Emperor in the game.

The Golden Bulls were decrees issued by the Pope that had the full force of law in the Holy Roman Empire.

In the gameplay of EU4, once you have accumulated enough Imperial Authority as the Holy Roman Emperor, you can pass a Reform, and "pick" a Golden Bull.

The Golden Bulls can provide your nation with a variety of benefits like administrative, military, diplomatic, and even some unique ones that actually let you to interfere with papal authority.

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 .