The Danish monarchy has many enemies however, in particular among the cities of the Hanseatic League, an alliance of free cities in control of the Baltic trade that Denmark now threatens. Province Slesvig is owned by Holstein, Hidden effect: One random owned port province (except capital) in India sub-continent, Denmark gets the country event "Failure of the Indian Expedition" in 24 days, /Europa Universalis IV/events/FlavorDAN.txt,, If the country has not enacted one of the highest tier. Plus, I'd rather have Poland as a strong ally against Muscovy and the various HRE minors early on as opposed to Poland as my arch-enemy. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Europa Universalis IV Scandinavian Nations, England is slightly more helpful with its Navy..(unless of course it gets caught up in some war with France. What is this based on, and why are the Danes Zoroastrians? I went with Livonian Order as my first objective. Afterwards the possibilities for Denmark are plenty, including colonization, fighting Muscovy/ Russia or dominating the North in general. For i don't have to deal with rebels running throughout my land sieging everything. If an opening happens where you can get France and you vs England alone (with Scotland would be even better) take it. Austria sieges down Mecklenburg then inexplicably sends its armies back to Austria sitting out the rest of the war. Especially the trade centres (neva and novgorod?). Thanks for all the tips! -Can take Danzig immediately before the Polish conquer it, -Prime colonization opportunity after inheriting Norway. It already has Danish core providing instant benefit while keeping the liberty desire <50% allowing its annexation. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. then all its provinces are removed from the HRE. Cookies help us deliver our Services. If you achieve this you'll be in good shape to dominate trade and expand outside of the HRE which are next objectives. Hey everybody, First time playing as Denmark, and I was wondering what kind of strategies people have taken in the past. In my last game I wanted to ally poland first, but decided to take TO land due to poland having rebel problems and loosing the PU. Plus Sweden gets lots of permanent modifiers, they have stora kopparberget etc. AI Sweden has been waiting forever for independence, unless Denmark never gets stomped. Better take the -25 prestige and legitimacy penalty, but make sweden happy. Its government type is a Feudal Monarchy.It starts with a personal union, from the Kalmar Union, over the two large Scandinavian nations of Norway, and Sweden.It also has Holstein as a vassal.. Strategies Edit Union Keeping Edit. (i think this one was also Cossacks may have been common sense.). Type the name of a country or its country tag into the search box to search. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Take as much development as you can without a coalition. Your main enemies then are England, Poland/Lithuania and the Emperor (I was lucky that Austria has had a bad game in mine). You could be focusing those resources elsewhere and then grab Danzig later once you are more established. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Plus, Denmark is sitting on the one of the most naval-defensible parts of the whole map. Stockholm (1), Lund (6), Skaraborg (7), Sjælland (12), Vestjylland (15) and Akershus (17). : 1.18 It also has Holstein as a vassal. this may have a downside of not having an ally for a while but i find it's a good way to grow your power, after all you don't have many enemies as Denmark in the start. Denmark has just elected a new king from the Bavarian Wittelsbach family. i usually don't declare until the gotland rebels are dealt with. With Denmark + Holstein+ Norway + Pomerania's navy, there is no way for Sweden's navy to control the Baltic (England and Scotland, if allies, will rarely enter the Baltic).