CK III - Holy Wars Vassalize Owners of Target Title Instead of Take, Regardless of Faith

CK III - Holy Wars Vassalize Owners of Target Title Instead of Take, Regardless of Faith

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Short summary of your issue Holy Wars Vassalize Owners of Target Title Instead of Take, Regardless of Faith

Game Version 1.1

What OS are you playing on?

What platform are you using?

Do you have mods enabled? No

Have you tried verifying your game files (Steam only)?

How much "pain" is this causing you?

Please explain the issue you experienced in the most condensed way possible
As said in title. After patch 1.1, winning a Holy War vassalizes the owner of the target title instead of just taking it - REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT THEY FOLLOW THE SAME FAITH - UNLESS the owner of the target title is independent (ie: Holy War for County against an independent lord who only owns that single county).

Wouldn't be a huge problem, except I keep running into lords who have their previous liege as their heir. Thus, if my new vassal should die, the title reverts right back to the old owner.

Didn't see anything about this in the patch notes, so I have to assume it's not intentional.

Please explain how to reproduce the issue
Should be reproducible by just declaring a holy war as anyone, unless I'm wrong. Specifically, I am playing a Zoroastrian lord of Shahi, using the 865 starting date. Going for Bactria now that it's doable.

Is there anything else you think could help us identify/replicate the issue?

I have attached a save game


Second Lieutenant
Sep 7, 2020
Hello Archivalprocess!

Thank you for your report. We require a save game to properly investigate the issue. Please attach a zipped save here, if possible.
Save games can usually be found at: C:\Users\[USERNAME]\Documents\Paradox Interactive\Crusader Kings III\save games