General Information Edit

Switzerland Switzerland is playable from 1313 to the present day. This is because Switzerland has never been conquered, and has maintained its independence for over 700 years, untouched and stable, despite being at the center of the bloodiest conflicts in human history: World War I and World War II. Switzerland was a member of the Holy Roman Empire Holy Roman Empire until the HRE was finally dissolved in 1806 by Napoleon Bonaparte's Modern France Revolutionary France.

See also: Modern France France, Germany Germany, Italy Italy, Austria Austria, Zurich Zürich, The Papal State The Papal State

Strategy Edit

Present DayEdit

As Switzerland Switzerland you are going to want to join the European Union European Union. You can do this via decision when you fit the requirements for joining. Switzerland borders 4 countries: Germany Germany to the north, Austria Austria to the east, Italy Italy to the south, and Modern France France to the west. Improve relations with all four of them to make them friendly and less likely to be hostile towards you.


Form Germany GermanyEdit


  • Primary culture is in the Germanic Culture Group except:
    • Dutch, Flemish, Anglo-Saxon, and Austrian
  • Is not:
  • Germany Germany does not exist
  • Administrative tech Administrative Technology at Least 20
  • Is not a Icon vassal subject nation
  • Is not a Government steppe horde nomad nation
  • Is not the HRE Icon Holy Roman Emperor
  • At Peace
  • Owns Core Province: Mecklenburg, Brandenburg, Altmark, Lüneburg, Brunswick, Anhalt, Saxony, Leipzig, Thüringen, Nürnberg and Alsace or Königsberg

Upon Enactment:

  • Country changes to Germany Germany
  • Gain28px-Prestige25 Prestige
  • Gain a permanent claim on the German Region
  • Set government rank to Empire Empire.
  • Gain country modifier Increased Centralization for 20 years:
    • -0.05 28px-Autonomy Monthly Autonomy Change
    • +1 28px-National unrest National Unrest

Swiss Ideas and TraditionsEdit


  1. +10% National Manpower Modifier
  2. +10% Infantry Combat Ability


  1. The Swiss Confederation: -10% Stability Cost Modifier
  2. Swiss Mercenaries: -25% Mercenary Maintenance
  3. Alpine Defensiveness: -20% Fort Maintenance
  4. Oasis of Peace and Prosperity: -10% Development Cost
  5. Swiss Tolerance: +2 Tolerance of Heretics
  6. Haven for Refugees: +1 Yearly Prestige
  7. Clockwork: +10% Production Efficiency


  1. +5% Discipline