Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations – Dev diary 5: Religion

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Are you going to nerf the sunnis?

Wtf. Yeah let's nerf that religion that caps at 4% missionary strength and is already getting a morale nerf X_X, not the one that gets crusades, 6-8% strength from decisions, or other powerful benefits. Can't have anything other than Christian be viable :D.

I'm more interested to see if they do anything at all to help out the two worst religions in the game: Buddhism and Confucianism. Either give them something better than heretic tolerance, or stop making heretic tolerance harmful FFS. I'd literally remove that "bonus" if I could, such that these religions are only worth +1 tolerance true faith. That would actually be better than the garbage they are right now.
 

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Wtf. Yeah let's nerf that religion that caps at 4% missionary strength and is already getting a morale nerf X_X, not the one that gets crusades, 6-8% strength from decisions, or other powerful benefits. Can't have anything other than Christian be viable :D.

I'm more interested to see if they do anything at all to help out the two worst religions in the game: Buddhism and Confucianism. Either give them something better than heretic tolerance, or stop making heretic tolerance harmful FFS. I'd literally remove that "bonus" if I could, such that these religions are only worth +1 tolerance true faith. That would actually be better than the garbage they are right now.
+1 Religions don't need a nerf, they're not overpowered, they just need balanced. Obviously the EU4 team is making efforts in WoN to also make them more unique, but when I look at the options that will be available to Hindu, I think they'll at least be equivalent (but different) to Sunni.

Hopefully, even if they aren't doing a makeover of all the religions it's a sign that more will come (just like I hope that the Aztec and Inca will eventually get some love).
 

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Confucian/Buddhist is so bad I'd rather be Animist, even without the amazing -20% stabcost and +1 prestige decision unique to Mesoamerica and South America. At least with animist you can finish religious ideas without your provinces flipping constantly.
 

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Nothing for Africa. I wonder if Portuspain will still conquer the entire continent by 1655.