General Information Edit

Tarascan Tarascan is a Mesoamerican Kingdom located in southwest Mexico that is playable from 1300 to 1530. Tarascan generally tends to be a very influential kingdom in pre-Columbian Central America, often fighting with the Aztec Aztecs, Colima Colima, and Tlapanec Tlapanec for dominance of the region. In 1530, Tarascan is annexed by Spain Spain.

See also: Spain Spain, Aztec Aztec, Colima Colima, Tlapanec Tlapanec, Mixtec Mixtec, Totonac Totonac, Tlaxcala Tlaxcala, Zapotec Zapotec, Maya Maya, Kiche Kiche, Xiu Xiu, Itza Itza, Cree Cree


Much like the other Nahuatl Nahuatl nations, focus on passing all of your religion's reforms before the old world colonizers arrive. Tarascan is a good contender for this due to their good starting development and positioning that allows them to challenge the Aztecs for hegemony over Mesoamerica.

In addition to this, Tarascan is one of the few Mesoamericans to receive unique national ideas. The Tarascan ideas are quite decent and are certainly among the best national ideas in Mesoamerica due to their early and immediate effectiveness. This is because of the ideas' ability to keep Legitimacy high legitimacy, Years of separatism separatism low, Infantry power infantry combat ability higher, and National unrest national unrest slightly lower.

Tarascan Ideas and Traditions Edit


  1. +1 Yearly Legitimacy
  2. -5 Years of Separatism


  1. Copperworking: +10% Infantry Combat Ability
  2. No Mercy: -1 National Unrest
  3. Merchant-Officials: +10% Trade Efficiency
  4. War Bonfires: -10% Recruitment Time
  5. Fortified Frontier: +10% Fort Defense & -10% Fort Maintenance
  6. Otomi Settlements: +15% National Manpower Modifier
  7. Tarascan Assimilation: -15% Core-Creation Cost


  1. +10% Manpower Recovery Speed

Tarascan Trivia: The Last NahuatlEdit

Tarascan Tarascan is not only the last playable Nahuatl Nahuatl nation in Extended Timeline, surviving Spain Spanish conquest until 1530, but is the last playable Nahuatl nation in vanilla EU4. However, the last playable Mesoamerican country is Itza Itza, which survives until an impressive 1700AD, meanwhile the last playable Native American country is Cree Cree, which survives almost two millenniums, and is playable from 2AD until 1908AD, where it is absorbed into Canada Canada.