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Ambitions are dreams and needs that any character in the game tries to realize into reality. You can have and choose your own ambition, and when it is satisfied, you receive a reward. Other characters in your court or demesne will have their own ambitions, and when you help them acheive it, you will be rewarded with a positive opinion towards you. It also gives a bonus to certain stats (intrigue, learning etc...) Therefore it is particularly advantageous to fulfill the needs of your heir, since you expect to play your heir you want to build up their stats. It is a good practice to check what your council or family members ambitions are, and try to realize them.

Following is a list of ambitions; what is required for ambition to be available, and what reward is given when ambition is fulfilled.

T - stands for time in months during which the positive effects of opinion last.

Icon Ambition Requirement

Success Condition

Success Effect
Obj amass wealth
Amass Wealth

Over 16 years old

Ruler

Not charitable

Not incapable

Wealth less than 200.0

Has personal wealth of at least 500.0

Gain 1.00 Stewardship

Obj become chancellor

Become Chancellor

Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Not a councillor

Not independent

Not female

Not incapable

Is Chancellor

Gain 1.00 Diplomacy

Opinion towards liege changed by +15

Obj become marshal
Become Marshal

Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Not a councillor

Not independent

Not female

Not incapable

Is Marshal

Gain 1.00 Martial

Opinion towards liege changed by +15

Obj become treasurer
Become Treasurer


Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Not a councillor

Not independent

Not female

Not incapable

Is Treasurer

Gain 1.00 Stewardship

Opinion towards liege changed by +15

Obj become spymaster
Become Spymaster

Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Not a councillor

Not independent

Not incapable

Is Spymaster

Gain 1.00 Intrigue

Opinion towards liege changed by +15

Obj become spiritual
Become Court Chaplin

Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Not a councillor

Not independent

Not female

Not incapable

Religious education (muslims only)

Is Court Chaplin

Gain 1.00 Learning

Opinion towards liege changed by +15

Obj become exalted
Become Exalted among Men

Over 16 years old

Prestige less than 200.0

Ruler

Not content

Not humble

Not incapable

Has prestige of at least 1000.0

Gain 1.00 Diplomacy

Gain 100.0 Prestige

Will be known as 'the Great'

Vassals' opinions changed by +10

Obj become paragon of virtue
Become Paragon of Virtue

Over 16 years old

Piety less than 100.0

Ruler

Not cruel

Not impaler

Not incapable

Has piety of at least 500.0

Gain 1.00 Learning

Gain 100.0 Piety

Will be known as 'the Holy'

Relgion gains +1.0% Moral Authority

Pope's opinion changed by +50

Religious vassals' opinions changed by +50

Obj become heir
Become Heir

Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Not primary heir

Not incapable

Liege is parent

Primary heir has certain negative traits

Is Primary Heir

Gain 1.00 Intrigue

Obj son without land
Gain a Landed Title

Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Not female

Not a ruler

Not incapable

Liege is a close relative and has extra landed titles

Is Ruler

Gain 50.00 Prestige

Opinion towards liege changed by +20

Obj get married
Get Married

Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Not married or betrothed

Not a priest

Can marry

Not the Pope

Not celibate

Not incapable

Not a eunuch

Not a female over 40

Is Married

Gain 10.00 Piety

Opinion towards liege changed by +15

Obj have a daughter
Have a Daughter

Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Married

No daughters

Not a female over 45

No more than 2 children

Not celibate

Not incapable

Has a daughter Gain 10.00 Piety
Obj have a son
Have a Son

Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Married

Not female

No sons

No more than 2 children

Younger than 75

Not celibate

Not incapable

Has a son Gain 10.00 Piety
Obj improve diplomacy
Improve Diplomacy

Over 16 years old

Ruler

Diplomacy less than 8

Not incapable

Not Slothful

Diplomacy at least 8 Gain 100.00 Prestige
Obj improve intrigue
Improve Intrigue

Over 16 years old

Ruler

Intrigue less than 8

Not incapable

Not Slothful

Intrigue at least 8 Gain 100.00 Prestige
Obj improve learning
Improve Learning


Over 16 years old

Ruler

Learning less than 8

Not incapable

Not Slothful

Learning at least 8 Gain 100.00 Prestige
Obj improve martial
Improve Martial


Over 16 years old

Ruler

Martial less than 8

Not incapable

Not Slothful

Martial at least 8 Gain 100.00 Prestige
Obj improve stewardship
Improve Stewardship


Over 16 years old

Ruler

Stewardship less than 8

Not incapable

Not Slothful

Stewardship at least 8 Gain 100.00 Prestige
Obj lower decadence
Lower Decadence

Over 16 years old

Ruler

Muslim

Decadence higher than 60.0%

Not incapable

Has a lower decadence than 60.0% Gain 100.00 Prestige
Obj marry ruler
Marry Ruler

Over 16 years old

Not a prisoner

Not married

Can marry

Not celibate

Not Incapable

Not a female over 45

Father has a title higher than count

Is Married

Spouse Is Ruler

Gain 20.00 Prestige

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