Oratory inventions

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Basic inventions[edit | edit source]

Left tree[edit | edit source]

Oratory Tech Base Left.png
Name Modifier On activate Requirements Description
Fetiales
  • Aggressive expansion.png -2.5% Aggressive Expansion Impact
The Fetial priests were a group of ancient Latin priests, who performed unusual rites relating to the declaration of war.
Divine Mandate
  • Aggressive expansion.png -2.5% Aggressive Expansion Impact
  • Fetiales
Ensuring that our neighbors know the we believe in our divine right to conquer, they should hardly be surprised when we do...
Equal Integration
  • Aggressive expansion.png -0.02 Aggressive Expansion Change
  • Fetiales
Establishing the rights of conquered peoples, is an important first step to integration, and will lessen the ire of those displeased by our conquest.
Triumphal Coins
  • Bribe character cost.png -20% Hold Triumph Cost

Add Manpower.png 5 000 manpower

  • Fetiales
The creation of high value currency, minted purely for prestige and honor, should be produced whenever we hold a major triumph. As such, our glory will be known for all time!
Tributary Administration
  • Tribute income.png +10% Tribute Income

If Heirs of Alexander DLC is active:

  • Unlock the Gw effect diplomacy supreme.png Diplomatic Traditions Gw map icon.png Great Wonder effect
  • Divine Mandate
It is time that we do away with the brief, ever-changing deals with our tributaries, and institute a formal written agreement, laying out both sides of the arrangement in a simple manner.
Transferred Citizenship
  • Tributary opinion of us.png 10 Subject Opinion of Us
  • Divine Mandate
By allowing the citizens of our subjects to apply for citizenship in our own nation, we might ease the tensions between ourselves and our subjects. After all, we can always refuse them...
Defending Liberty
  • Aggressive expansion.png -10% Aggressive Expansion Impact
  • Diplomatic relations.png +1 Diplomatic Relations

Reduce Aggressive expansion.png Aggressive Expansion by 10

One of:

  • Equal Integration
  • Triumphal Coins
No matter our true cause, proclaiming that those weaker than ourselves are incapable of defending themselves, and therefore in need of our benevolent guidance, we garner acclaim on the international stage.
Power Diplomacy
  • Claim fabrication speed yes Reduced Intervention Restrictions
  • Tributary Administration
Being known as a benefactor of those less fortunate than ourselves, carries with it a certain duty to protect... and maybe benefit.
Aggressive Protection
  • Claim fabrication speed +25% Claim Fabrication Speed
  • Tributary opinion of us.png +10 Subject Opinion of Us
  • Tribute income.png +10% Tribute Income

One of:

  • Tributary Administration
  • Transferred Citizenship
Sometimes, the only excuse we need, is that we are the only ones who can truly offer security.
Tributary Concessions
  • Tributary opinion of us.png +5 Subject Opinion of Us

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  • Aggressive Protection
There is nothing quite as soothing to our neighbors than loosening our sphere of influence. If they were to see us relinquish absolute control even further, this could only do us good on the global stage.
Local Embassies
  • Diplomatic relations.png +1 Diplomatic Relations
  • Defending Liberty
By setting up diplomatic envoys that will work from our subjects' own lands, they are sure to feel like we are closer than we have ever been before.
Proxenoi
  • Improve opinion maximum +20% Improve Opinion Maximum
  • Defending Liberty
A prelude to the later concept of permanent ambassadors, proxenoi were chosen by Greek city-states, to act as representatives in neighboring cities.
Book Binding
  • Research points.png +25% Maximum Research Efficiency
  • Local Embassies
Whereas wax tablets, scrolls, and even stone tablets had been common ways of storing information, the Romans developed the practice of binding information in codices, prolonging the life of stored information, considerably.
Casus Belli
  • Warscore cost.png -5% War score Cost

If Heirs of Alexander DLC is active:

  • Unlock the Gw effect diplomats supreme.png Diplomatic Doctrines Gw map icon.png Great Wonder effect
  • Aggressive Protection
Establishing a just cause for war is instrumental in negotiating favorable terms for our enemies' surrender.
Gradual Economic Integration
  • Aggressive expansion.png -0.02 Aggressive Expansion Change

Unlock the Theater Grand Theater building

One of:

  • Local Embassies
  • Proxenoi
Demanding full tax and tribute from conquered lands is only likely to cause civil unrest. Instead, we should ease them into a full tithe gradually.
Military Ambassadors
  • Aggressive expansion.png -2.5% Aggressive Expansion Impact

Add Oratory power.png 2 charisma to the ruler

  • Casus Belli
Bestowing our diplomats with military rank will not only impress our foes, but make it quite clear that we hold the carrot, and the stick.
War Propaganda
  • Warscore cost.png -5% War score Cost
  • Casus Belli
By disseminating sure knowledge that our cause is just, we are certain to have a stronger bargaining position when it comes to demanding terms.
Rerum Repetitio
  • Aggressive expansion.png -2.5% Aggressive Expansion Impact

If Heirs of Alexander DLC is active:

  • Unlock the Gw effect conquerer doctrine.png Conquering Traditions Gw map icon.png Great Wonder effect
  • Gradual Economic Integration
Performed by the Fetial priests, this rite involved the delivering of Rome's demands to an enemy state, accompanied by the ritual hurling of a blood-soaked javelin into enemy land, if the demands were not met.
Formalized Dependencies
  • Tributary opinion of us.png 5 Subject Opinion of Us
  • Gradual Economic Integration
Formalizing a state of protection with the leadership of our subjects, similar to the system of Socii under the Romans, goes a long way to easing the minds of our vassals.
Mercenary Reliance
  • Manpower.png -20% National Manpower
  • Mercenary maintenance.png -5% Mercenary Army Maintenance
  • Recruit mercenary cost modifier.png +2 Maximum Mercenary Armies
  • Military Ambassadors
Letting it be known that we always fulfill a portion of our military endeavors by employing mercenaries, will keep offers competitive, amongst those vying for work.
National Seal
  • Improve opinion maximum +10% Improve Opinion Maximum
  • War Propaganda
By awarding our seal to those who speak in our name, we avoid any questions of authenticity.
Proportional Agreements
  • Tribute income.png +10% Tribute Income
  • Diplomatic reputation.png 3 Diplomatic Reputation

Add Political influence.png 50 Political Influence custom_tooltip = "SUPER_GUARANTEES_ENABLED"

One of:

  • Rerum Repetitio
  • Formalized Dependencies
Some of our less civilized tributaries cannot always produce currency to fulfill their end of our arrangements. We should be willing to accept goods in kind.
Permanent Ambassadors
  • Improve opinion maximum +10% Improve Opinion Maximum

One of:

  • National Seal
  • Proportional Agreements
By permanently employing those with silken tongues to speak on our behalf, we can soothe our neighbors far better than before.
Command Incentives
  • Bribe character cost.png -35% Woo General Cost
  • Improve opinion maximum +20% Improve Opinion Maximum

Give Cost 500 Gold to every general

  • Permanent Ambassadors
It is not enough to expect our generals to fight for the glory of our nation. We must ensure that they have a right to spoils, property, and responsibilities in the lands they conquer.
Mandate Local Governance
  • Aggressive expansion.png -0.02 Aggressive Expansion Change
  • Permanent Ambassadors
Once the ex-governments of our conquests are toppled, we should respect the local regional administration of foreign lands. They, after all, know their people better than we.
Lawful Treaties
  • No casus belli war cost -20% No Casus Belli War Cost
  • Command Incentives
Ensuring that both parties to a diplomatic agreement have full recognizance of the contents, is vital to ensuring fair deals between nations.
Hereditary Ambassadorship
  • Improve opinion maximum +20% Improve Opinion Maximum
  • Command Incentives
Appointing new ambassadors every time one of them dies, takes up unnecessary and precious time. We should encourage them to take their family with them, and confer ambassadorship to their sons, in the event of an accident.
Tributary Legates
  • Tribute income.png +10% Tribute Income
  • Mandate Local Governance
Some of our more far-flung tributary states are less inclined to offer us a full quota of tribute. By creating a new office of ambassador, entirely devoted to reminding these uncultured sorts of our potential for retribution, we might better encourage them to fulfill their end of the bargain.
Grand Triumph
  • General loyalty +5 Loyalty of Generals

Add Oratory power.png 1 charisma to every general

  • Mandate Local Governance
Our generals loyalty will be secured when they fight safe with the knowledge a triumph awaits their victories, and a chance to be written down in our annals and remembered as one of the great protectors of our nation.
Yearly Installments
  • Tribute income.png -75% Tribute Income
  • Subject loyalty.png +50 Loyalty of Subject States
  • Lawful Treaties
The old days of yearly treasure chests are behind us. To maintain an accurate balance sheet, we must encourage our tributaries to offer us a regular, yet distinctly more modest, stipend.
Oaths of Fealty
  • Aggressive expansion.png -0.02 Aggressive Expansion Change
  • Tributary Legates
It may seem like a small gesture, but insisting that conquered administrations swear their undying loyalty to us, legitimizes our conquests in the eyes of our peers.
Diplomatic Apologetics
  • Aggressive expansion.png -0.01 Aggressive Expansion Change
  • Lawful Treaties
Keeping our ambassadors and diplomats in the loop, ensures that they can smooth things over after we draw the ire of our peers.
Satellite Status
  • Tribute income.png +10% Tribute Income
  • Recruit mercenary cost modifier.png +1 Maximum Mercenary Armies

If Magna Graecia DLC is active:

  • Unlock ability to create Mercenary states

One of:

  • Oaths of Fealty
  • Grand Triumph
Formally recognizing the autonomy of our tributary states is a small price to pay for their continued donations to our cause.
Symbolic Victory
  • Warscore cost.png -10% War score Cost
  • Aggressive expansion.png -0.04 Aggressive Expansion Change
  • Tyranny -0.02 Monthly Tyranny

One of:

  • Diplomatic Apologetics
  • Hereditary Ambassadorship
Forcing our defeated opponents' leaders to kneel before us and pay homage, establishes our supremacy. After this, none would dare ask for more favorable terms.
Allied Representatives
  • Tributary opinion of us.png +15 Subject Opinion of Us
  • Freeman output +5% National Freeman Output
  • Diplomatic relations.png +1 Diplomatic Relations
  • Tribute income.png +10% Tribute Income
  • Satellite Status
Granting our major subjects a seat upon our council, we allow them to better represent their own opinions. Whether or not they are listened to.
Winning Land by the Spear

Unlock Imperial Challenge casus belli against all Major and Great Powers

  • Symbolic Victory
  • Allied Representatives
All empires must eventually fall. It is only right that those who challenge the hegemons of our time profit from the fall of empires. All land taken by the spear shall fall to the victor.

Right tree[edit | edit source]

Oratory Tech Base Right.png
Name Modifier On activate Requirements Description
Legal Patronage
  • Character loyalty +2 Loyalty of Characters
A system of legal sponsorship will establish a means of hierarchy within the echelons of our realm.
Humane Conduct
  • Diplomatic reputation.png +1 Diplomatic Reputation
The concept of battlefield honor has existed for millennia, nonetheless, we should set down a code for dealing with our opponents, that we ourselves might receive fair treatment in defeat.
Centralized Comites
  • Change governor policy cost -20% Change Governor Policy Cost

One of:

  • Legal Patronage
  • Humane Conduct
Standardizing the bureaucratic tools of our governors by providing them with competent assistants will improve the effectiveness of local government by cutting inefficiency.
Official Orators
  • Tyranny -0.01 Monthly Tyranny

One of:

  • Legal Patronage
  • Humane Conduct
Employing skilled speakers to proclaim our decrees, laws, and decisions, will lessen the chance of fomenting dissent in our populace.
Shady Connections
  • Bribe character cost.png -20% Assassinate Cost
  • Centralized Comites
Establishing connections with the shady guilds and colleges willing to do wetwork for the right price, is a sad but necessary state of affairs.
Census Data
  • Price state investment oratory cost modifier.png -10% Oratory Provincial Investment Cost
  • Population capacity +5% Population Capacity
Add 5 freemen with state's culture and religion to the capital
  • Centralized Comites
The practice of taking census, is said to have first appeared in Middle Kingdom Egypt. On a wider scale, however, it became vital to the continued administration of the Roman republic; providing valuable data about the ethnicity and details of dwellers therein.
Town Criers
  • Smear reputation cost -25% Smear Reputation Cost
  • Political influence.png +10% Monthly Political Influence
This increases success change of all Trials by 10%
  • Official Orators
Employing skilled orators on our behalf will allow us to anonymously spread the truth about those wicked enough to act against our interests.
Summitry
  • Diplomatic relations.png +1 Diplomatic Relations
  • Census Data
The act of holding regular summit meetings amongst similarly sized powers, provides a splendid opportunity for making new friends... or enemies.
Open Negotiations
  • Diplomatic reputation.png +1 Diplomatic Reputation

One of:

  • Census Data
  • Town Criers
Holding diplomatic negotiations in the full display of the public will ensure that both parties are held to their word.
Coding
  • Diplomatic range.png +15% Diplomatic Range
  • Town Criers
By making use of a pre-decided number of codes for quick communication we can greatly alleviate the perils of long distance communication with our emissaries and spies in foreign courts.
Extended Diplomacy
  • Control range modifier.png +5% Control Range Modifier
  • Summitry
It is essential for our nation to get to know our adversaries, no matter how far away they might be.
Steganography
  • Diplomatic range.png +5% Diplomatic Range
  • Open Negotiations
The concealment of secret messages is an art that any country wishing to transfer diplomatic correspondence over any notable distances, must master. By employing inventive, if often simple, ways of hiding information we will be able to keep in contact with our distant ambassadors.
Espionage
  • Smear reputation cost -25% Inspire Disloyalty Cost

One of:

  • Shady Connections
  • Extended Diplomacy
Forming a network of sympathetic minds in foreign nations, makes it a lot easier to effect change outside our borders.
Hierarchy of Responsibility
  • Tyranny -0.02 Monthly Tyranny
  • Control range modifier.png +15% Control Range Modifier
  • Diplomatic range.png +15% Diplomatic Range

One of:

  • Extended Diplomacy
  • Steganography
We must ensure that there is always someone in place to take the blame if our decisions backfire.
Seeded Acclamation
  • Tyranny -0.01 Monthly Tyranny
  • Steganography
It may be an old trick, but seeding the crowd with paid supporters is a surefire way to stir up support in some of our less popular decisions.
Foreign Network
  • Diplomatic relations.png +1 Diplomatic Relations
  • Coding
By building a massive network of contacts among our friends, allies and enemies, we are sure to get a better understanding of one another.
Shift Cipher
  • Diplomatic range.png +15% Diplomatic Range
  • Espionage
Adapting basic cryptographic routines for our diplomats and messengers will allow us to transfer information more safely over great distances.
Diplomatic Immunity
  • Diplomatic reputation.png +1 Diplomatic Reputation
  • Espionage
The distance between seats of government means that the safety of ambassadors must be sacrosanct - we must all speak on the same terms.
Propraetors and Proconsuls
  • Governor loyalty +5 Loyalty of Governors
  • Hierarchy of Responsibility
Differing levels of imperium could be granted to Governors, ensuring that each knows his or her own place. This could often be used as a way to grant up-and-coming politicians a taste of what awaited them in the future.
Provincial Census
  • Price state investment oratory cost modifier.png -10% Oratory Provincial Investment Cost

Unlocks Gw effect governing doctrine.png Government Traditions Gw map icon.png Great Wonder Effect

One of:

  • Seeded Acclamation
  • Foreign Network
Extending the census to include far-flung reaches of our realm, foreigners, and all who claim residence within our borders, greatly increases our demographic knowledge and our ability to plan upon it.
Selective Immunity
  • Corruption.png -0.01 Monthly Corruption

One of:

  • Shift Cipher
  • Diplomatic Immunity
Clearly, any laws requiring the indictment of our ruling classes, make ruling very difficult indeed. They should be amended with this new principle in mind.
Administrative Patronage
  • Corruption.png -0.01 Monthly Corruption

One of:

  • Diplomatic Immunity
  • Propraetors and Proconsuls
Encouraging our governors to develop personal ties of patronage with subjects, increases both the loyalty of their subjects, and reinforces the system altogether.
Approved Familia
  • Character loyalty +4 Loyalty of Characters

One of:

  • Propraetors and Proconsuls
  • Provincial Census
Recognizing certain families as important bloodlines related to the history of our nation, guarantees a certain amount of respectability amongst nobility.
Military Patronage
  • Corruption.png -0.02 Monthly Corruption
  • Loyalty gain chance.png -5% Cohort Loyalty Gain Chance
  • Selective Immunity
  • Administrative Patronage
The relationship between generals, soldiers, and veterans should be extended to include an official system of patronage. This will broaden our hierarchical society even further.
Adventus
  • Tyranny -0.01 Monthly Tyranny
  • Approved Familia
Whenever our glorious leader travels to another city, we must proclaim their entry with trumpets, triumph, and celebration. Thus, shall all know the majesty of our nation.
Noble Envoys
  • Diplomatic reputation.png +2 Diplomatic Reputation
  • Adventus
Our subjects, enemies, and allies, will feel much more honored if we send our finest and most upstanding members of society to speak in our place.
Chironomia
  • Tyranny -0.01 Monthly Tyranny

One of:

  • Military Patronage
  • Noble Envoys
The traditional hand signals employed by those skilled in rhetoric, give our words a weight and believability which they previously lacked.
Career Negotiators
  • Diplomatic reputation.png +1 Diplomatic Reputation
  • Noble Envoys
When writing treaties, we ought to send our most qualified negotiators. It is quite possible to slip in a few extra clauses if enough legal jargon is included...
Patrocinium
  • Character loyalty +2 Loyalty of Characters
  • Political influence.png +25% Monthly Political Influence
  • Chironomia
The protection offered by the system of patronage establishes legal and financial security. We should encourage this behavior amongst our more benevolent elite.
Polybius Square
  • Diplomatic reputation.png +3 Diplomatic Reputation
  • Diplomatic range.png +15% Diplomatic Range

Add Civic power.png 1 finesse and Religious power.png 1 zeal to every researcher

One of:

  • Chironomia
  • Career Negotiators
Polybius Square is an elegant solution to the need for allowing easier encryption and deciphering of information in the field. Safe transfer of secret information is vital for conducting long range diplomacy.

Unique inventions[edit | edit source]

India tree[edit | edit source]

These inventions are available to all countries with a primary or an integrated culture belonging to the Aryan, Dravidan or Pracyan culture group.

Oratory Tech India.png
Name Modifier On activate Requirements Description
Brahmi Script
  • Integrated culture happiness +2.5% Integrated Culture Happiness
  • Local Embassies (Left tree)
Spreading from the south, this ancient writing system was used ubiquitously in the Indian subcontinent. Found on the rock edicts of Ashoka, to numerous religious texts, the language provided common ground for the peoples of India.
Wootz Steel
  • Tribesman output +1% National Tribesman Output
  • Global population growth.png +1% National Population Growth
  • Brahmi Script
Thanks to the availability of high-carbon steel, found around South India, the locals began the production of steely iron known as Wootz, characterized by its banded patterns and capability to create sharp and durable edges for swords.
Toe Stirrup
  • Unit heavy cavalry.pngDiscipline.png +5% Heavy Cavalry Discipline
  • Unit light cavalry.pngDiscipline.png +5% Light Cavalry Discipline
  • Unit horse archers.pngDiscipline.png +5% Horse Archer Discipline
  • Wootz Steel
By attaching a rope - with a loop at the end for the big toe - to the saddle, an early version of a stirrup was created, suitable for the warm India climate where people used to ride horses barefoot.
Cataract Surgery
  • Population capacity +5% Population Capacity
  • Wootz Steel
By inserting a sharp needle through the edge of the eye, the clouded lens could be pulled downwards, thereby allowing light to enter the eye, returning some level of vision to the patient.
Cashmere Wool
  • Integrated culture happiness +5% Integrated Culture Happiness
  • Toe Stirrup
Cashmere is a fibre obtained from the cashmere goat, but is finer, stronger, lighter, and more insulating than sheep wool. Cashmere shawls and other clothing are known to have been produced in the Kashmir region of India as early as the 3rd century BC.
Crucible Steel
  • Unit light infantry.pngOffense.png +5% Light Infantry Offense
  • Unit heavy infantry.pngOffense.png +5% Heavy Infantry Offense
  • Cataract Surgery
Crucible Steel was an evolution from Wootz Steel, where sand, glass, and ashes where mixed into the alloy to remove or promote impurities, further improving the material's quality and giving it the desired toughness for its intended use.
Hindu Number System
  • Research points.png +5% Research Points
  • National tax +5% National Tax

One of:

  • Cashmere Wool
  • Crucible Steel
Inventing the concept of decimals, the Hindu number system created a foundation for the later and widely used Arabic numeral system.
Indigo Dye
  • Commerce value.png +5% National Commerce Income
  • Global state trade routes.png +1 Capital Import Routes
  • Hindu Number System
The blue indigo pigment - extracted from the leaves of certain plants - was a valued luxury product used to dye cloths and other fabrics, and found its way through trade routes all the way to Rome and Greece.
Glass Beads
  • Commerce value.png +10% National Commerce Income
  • Hindu Number System
By using a tube drawing method - a process where a material is drawn through a die to reduce it diameter - early Indian civilizations produced lustrous glass beads used for jewelry and ornamentation.
Trigonometry
  • Research points.png +5% Research Points
  • Build time.png -5% Build Time

One of:

  • Indigo Dye
  • Glass Beads
The trigonometric functions of sine and cosine originated in Indian astronomy, furthering our understanding of the world around us and found practical applocations in navigation and construction projects.

Dictatorship tree[edit | edit source]

These inventions are available to Aristocratic, Oligarchic, Plutocratic and Theocratic Republics.

Oratory Tech Dictatorship.png
Name Modifier On activate Requirements Description
Rewrite the Constitution
  • Tyranny +0.02 Monthly Tyranny
  • Enact law cost -25% Enact Law Cost
  • Shady Connections
With imperium, the power of our ruler has become effectively limitless, albeit for a time. We can do better than this...
Ensure National Stability
  • Stability.png -0.03 Monthly Stability Change
  • Rewrite the Constitution
Nobody else in our government has what it takes to ensure that our precious constitution remains pure of spirit. For the good of the republic, we must ensure a stable future.
Demand a Line of Succession
  • Political influence.png +10% Monthly Political Influence
  • Ensure National Stability
The will of our people mandates a strong, hereditary succession.
Request Line of Succession
  • Political influence.png +10% Monthly Political Influence
  • Ensure National Stability
Our popular support is so great that we have no choice but to accede to the demands of our people, and institute an eternal line of blood succession.

Rome invention[edit | edit source]

This invention is only available to Flag of Rome Rome.

Oratory Tech Rome.png
Name Modifier On activate Requirements Description
Acta Diurna
  • Integrated culture happiness +6% Integrated Culture Happiness
  • Local Embassies
The Acta Diurna is regarded as an early form of daily newspaper. Often affixed to boards in meeting places, they contained information on the government narrative of important events and happenings within the nation.

Seleucids invention[edit | edit source]

This invention is only available to Flag of Seleukid Empire Seleukid Empire.

Oratory Tech Seleucids.png
Name Modifier On activate Requirements Description
Imperial Calendar
  • Population capacity +5% Population Capacity
The Seleucid Empire were responsible for the propagation of a novel manner of time-keeping. Rather than beginning the calendar anew upon the changing of a monarch, a primitive yet functional system of universal time was established. This new method quickly gained traction, and was used for numerous administrative and record-keeping purposes.

Anuradhapura invention[edit | edit source]

This invention is only available to Flag of Anuradhapura Anuradhapura.

Oratory Tech Anuradhapura.png
Name Modifier On activate Requirements Description
Complex Irrigation Systems
  • Goods from slaves.png -1 Slaves needed for Surplus
The irrigation systems constructed in the Kingdom of Anuradhapura were intricate beyond measure. Requiring precise measurement of inclination, they enabled the widespread cultivation of crops across vast swathes of lands. Some of the largest irrigation conduits are said to have reached many dozens of miles in length.

Government type inventions[edit | edit source]

These inventions are available to nations having certain government types. Codified Succession requires being a monarchy and Experienced Raiders requires being a tribe.

Oratory Tech Monarchy.png
Oratory Tech Tribe.png
Name Modifier On activate Requirements Description
Codified Succession
  • Demand oaths of allegience.png -0.2 Oaths of Allegiance Cost
  • Approved Familia
If we are to assure our success for generations to come, it is important that our people know who will follow in our footsteps. The steps of succession will be codified to ensure that the heirs of the nation know their place.
Experienced Raiders
  • Raiding parties.png -0.2 Assemble Raiding Party Cost
  • Mercenary Reliance
As our people are forced to fight back the many threats at our borders, we have grown experienced and skilled at making the most out of our raids into foreign territory.

Country rank inventions[edit | edit source]

These inventions are available to nations having certain ranks. Scientific Patronage requires being a regional power and Sponsored Research requires being a major power.

Oratory Tech Rank.png
Name Modifier On activate Requirements Description
Scientific Patronage
  • Research points.png +10% Research Points
  • Gain 2 innovations
  • If monarchy, unlocks the Sponsored Scholars Authority Law.
  • Is Country rank 4.png regional power
  • Military Patronage
Our influence on the regional stage demands that we prove our beneficence by sponsoring the patronage of popular or skilled natural scientists.
Sponsored Research
  • Research points.png +10% Research Points
  • Is Country rank 5.png major power
  • Scientific Patronage
Merely employing the brightest minds is simply not enough for a nation of our prestige. Instead, we must provide these geniuses with the tools of their craft.

Heirs of Alexander inventions[edit | edit source]

These inventions are only available if the Heirs of Alexander DLC is active.

Oratory Tech HoA1.png
Oratory Tech HoA2.png
Name Modifier On activate Requirements Description
Diplomatic Scholasticism Enables Gw effect oratory education.png Diplomatic Education Gw map icon.png Great Wonder Effect:

Yearly Chance to Gain Oratory power.pngCharisma for Children Aged 5~16

  • Proxenoi
As we are surely renowned for our grand diplomatic prowess, we must construct a suitable site in which to educate our young, in order to follow in this great tradition.
Avatar of Glory Enables Gw effect fantastic ruler.png Honored Leader Gw map icon.png Great Wonder Effect:

Integrated culture happiness Integrated Culture Happiness, Popularity.png Ruler Popularity

  • Official Orators
Our glorious elite deserve far more than fame and recognition for their works - we must build to the heavens in order to show the world their power.