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Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria, gets a unique national focus tree with the Battle for the BosporusBattle for the Bosporus expansion. Without the expansion, it utilizes the Generic national focus tree instead.

Acquire Modern Tools branchImprove the Road System Sub-branchGeorgi Benkovski Aircraft Repair Facilities/ Negotiate Bulgarian Rearmament Sub-branchA Black Sea Fleet Sub-branchPrussia of the Balkans/ Supremacy on the Bosporus Sub-branchOppose the Royal Dictatorship/ Power to the Tsar BranchAppoint Communist Ministers Sub-branchFull Voting Rights for Women Sub-branchDemocratic Principles Sub-branchBan Far-Right Organizations/ Restrained Paramilitary Organizations Sub-branchLiberalization of Trade Policies Sub-branchThe Tsar's Regime/ Appoint Right-Wing Ministers Sub-branchPrussia of the Balkans/ Follow the Stalinist Doctrine/ Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics/ A Balkan Confederation Sub-branchApproach the United Kingdom Sub-branchThe Fate of the Balkans/ Join the Tripartite Pact Sub-branchFile:NF tree Bulgaria.jpgNF tree Bulgaria.jpg

Bulgarian national focus tree. Clicking on the branches leads to the appropriate section.

The Bulgarian national focus tree can be divided into 2 branches which can be divided into 13 sub-branches:

Acquire Modern Tools Branch
This branch upgrades Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria's industry and military capabilities.
  • Improve the Road System Sub-branch
This allows Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria to upgrade its industrial capabilities alone or with the help of foreign powers.
  • Georgi Benkovski Aircraft Repair Facilities/ Negotiate Bulgarian Rearmament Sub-branch
This allows Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria to upgrade its army and airforce as well as gain design companies that can be enhanced with the national focus Prussia of the Balkans focus Prussia of the Balkans.
  • A Black Sea Fleet Sub-branch
This allows Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria to gain technology boosts with its navy.
  • Prussia of the Balkans/ Supremacy on the Bosporus sub-branch
These focuses give Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria a strong national spirit, defensive buildings in the Bosporus, and War goalwar goals against nations bordering the Adriatic, Aegean and Black Seas.
Oppose the Royal Dictatorship/ Power to the Tsar Branch
The political branch of the focus tree allows the manipulation of faction loyalties within Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria as well as giving or taking Tsar Boris III's power in government.
  • Appoint Communist Ministers Sub-branch
The CommunistCommunist sub-branch allows sending volunteers to the Spanish Civil War, asking the Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union for assistance, befriending Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia and creating the People's Republic of Bulgaria.
  • Full Voting Rights for Women Sub-branch
This is shared between the CommunistCommunist and DemocraticDemocratic sub-branches. Depending on which sub-branch is chosen, this gives a bigger boost to the respective ideology.
  • Democratic Principles Sub-branch
The DemocraticDemocratic sub-branch allows the cooperation or abolishment of the Tsar as well as befriending Flag of Kingdom of Greece Greece
  • Ban Far-Right Organizations/ Restrained Paramilitary Organizations Sub-branch
This is shared between the DemocraticDemocratic and Non-AlignedMonarchist sub-branches and it manipulates the internal factions of the country.
  • Liberalization of Trade Policies Sub-branch
This sub-branch allows the assassination of Tsar Boris III and brings either the return of Tsar Ferdinand I or the rule of Tsar Simeon II under a regency.
  • The Tsar's Regime/ Appoint Right-Wing Ministers Sub-branch
This shared Non-alignedMonarchist and FascistFascist sub-branch allows the increase of power to Tsar Boris III or his deposition. It also asks Flag of Germany Germany and Flag of Italy Italy for foreign assistance.
  • Follow the Stalinist Doctrine/ Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics/ A Balkan Confederation Sub-branch
This sub-branch allows Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria to join the Comintern , form an independent CommunistCommunist faction, or a democratic confederacy. Bulgaria may ask for the annexation of the other Balkan countries to form the 24px United Balkan Federation
  • Approach the United Kingdom Sub-branch
This sub-branch allows Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria to join the Allies, ask the Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom to transfer historical Bulgarian states from allied members and guarantee other Balkan states.
  • The Fate of the Balkans/ Join the Tripartite Pact Sub-branch
This sub-branch allows Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria create the Greater Bulgarian Federation or join the Axis. Bulgaria may form the Flag of Third Bulgarian Empire Third Bulgarian Empire.


Acquire Modern Tools branch[edit]

Acquire Modern ToolsFile:BUL NF Acquire Modern Tools.pngBUL NF Acquire Modern Tools.png

Industry/military branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal generic production2.png Acquire Modern Tools None Bulgaria:
National Industry icon
National Industry
Civilian factoryCivilian factory construction speed: +5.00
We have acquired modern tools to provide our industrial manufacturing, perhaps just a small step, but a necessary one on the path towards developing a strong national industry.
  • 1x Research Bonus for Industry
Bulgarian industry mainly consists of old- fashioned, small-scale manufacturing and handicrafts. We need the appropriate tools in order to build up and develop the foundations of a modern industry.

Improve the Road System Sub-branch[edit]

Improve the Road SystemAttract Foreign CapitalsInvigorate National IndustryExpand Sofia UniversityIncrease Industry InvestmentsExpand the Tobacco IndustryNationalizationUtmost OptimizationNational Railway LinesSteel Plant in PernikMineral Extraction in the RhodopesUranium ProspectingFile:BUL NF Improve the Road System.pngBUL NF Improve the Road System.png

Industry sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal generic construction.png Improve the Road System Bulgaria:
  • Requires the following:
    • Acquire Modern Tools focus Acquire Modern Tools
Bulgaria: Bulgarian roads are absolutely underdeveloped, to say the least, making communications difficult and slow. The development of a modern infrastructure industry capable of improving and expanding our current road system will pave the way to solve our transportation issues.
Goal generic intelligence exchange.png Attract Foreign Capitals Bulgaria:
  • Requires the following:
    • Improve the Road System focus Improve the Road System
  • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
    • Invigorate National Industry focus Invigorate National Industry
Bulgaria:
Foreign Industry icon
Foreign Industry
  • Political PowerPolitical Power Gain: +0.05
  • Construction Speed: −10.00%
  • Factory Output: −2.00%
  • Production Efficiency Cap: −5.00%
  • Production Efficiency Growth: −5.00%
  • If Flag of Germany Germany exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of Germany Germany:
    • Activate Industrial Agreements with the German Reich
  • If Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom:
    • Activate Industrial Agreements with the United Kingdom
  • If Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union:
    • Activate Industrial Agreements with the Soviet Union
  • We lack the means to build a powerful and efficient industry on our own, so our best bet is to appeal to foreign investors willing to expand their business and operate in Bulgaria.
    Focus generic industry 1.png Invigorate National Industry Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Improve the Road System focus Improve the Road System
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Attract Foreign Capitals focus Attract Foreign Capitals
    Bulgaria:
    National Industry icon
    National Industry
    Effective Change:
    • Consumer Goods Factories: +4.0%
    • Construction Speed: +5.00%
    • Production Efficiency Cap: +2.00%
    • Production Efficiency growth: +2.00%
    • Civilian factoryCivilian factory construction speed: −5.00%
    Our national industrial development project has proven to be costly, but also significantly successful, for it has allowed the establishment of several new industries, and the modernization of several new industries, and the modernization of some of the esisting ones.
    • Available as Design Company:
      • Petrol AD (Refining Concern):
        • Synthetic Resources Research Speed: +5%
        • Industrial Research Speed: +5%
      • IRA (Electronics Developer):
        • Electronics Research Speed: +10%
      • Pirin (Construction Company):
      • Vulkan Cement (Industrial Concern):
        • Industrial Research Speed: +10%
    We have been relying on foreign capital to develop our infrastructure, industry and agriculture for far too long. If we seek self-sufficiency and the freedom to develop our country our own way, we must begin by investing in the national industry and the development of new plants. It won’t be an easy task, but it will definitely be worth the effort in the long run.
    Focus research.png Expand Sofia University Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Attract Foreign Capitals focus Attract Foreign Capitals
      • Invigorate National Industry focus Invigorate National Industry
    Bulgaria:
    • Gain 1 Research Slot
    By allocating part of our budget to finance the expansion of the facilities of Sofia University, the most prestigious higher education institution in Bulgaria, we will increase our pool of brilliant minds, of which we shall make good use.
    Focus generic industry 2.png Increase Industry Investments Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Expand Sofia University focus Expand Sofia University
      • Invigorate National Industry focus Invigorate National Industry
    • More Civilian factoryCivilian factory than 16
    Bulgaria:
    National Industry icon
    National Industry
    Effective Change:
    • Consumer Goods Factories: +4.0%
    • Construction Speed: +5.00%
    • Production Efficiency Cap: +3.00%
    • Production Efficiency growth: +3.00%
    Our national industrial development project has proven to be costly, but also significantly successful, for it has allowed the establishment of several new industries, and the modernization of several new industries, and the modernization of some of the esisting ones.
    We must develop a heavy industry capable of supporting our great industrial and military growth. Large national investments will be required, but this will bring us closer to our final economic independence.
    Goal generic construct civ factory.png Expand the Tobacco Industry Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Attract Foreign Capitals focus Attract Foreign Capitals
      • Expand Sofia University focus Expand Sofia University
    Bulgaria:
    Tobacco Exports icon
    Tobacco Exports
    Consumer Goods Factories: -5.0%
    We are actively replacing our grain production by the more valuable tobacco crops, which are providing us with substantial income.
    For decades our main export has been our agricultural production, but it is clear that we can still increase the profits from these exports by switching from grain production to more valuable crops, such as tobacco.
    Focus SAF colonialist crusade.png Nationalization Bulgaria: Bulgaria:
    Nationalized Industry icon
    Nationalized Industry
    Factory Output: +5.00%
    We have expropriated every foreign factory in Bulgaria, considerably increasing our industrial production capacities.
    • Every country with Industrial Investments in Bulgaria:
      • Loses Industrial Investments in Bulgaria (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria −10
      • Bulgaria loses Industrial Investments in Bulgaria (OpinionOpinion of Country −10
      • Country gets event Bulgaria Siezed our Subsidies
    • As a consequence of nationalization, foreign
      countries that have invested in Bulgarian industry
      might deide to impose a trade embargo on our
      country, kick us from faction or even declare war
      on us!
    • Available as Design Company:
      • Petrol AD (Refining Concern):
        • Synthetic Resources Research Speed: +5%
        • Industrial Research Speed: +5%
      • IRA (Electronics Developer):
        • Electronics Research Speed: +10%
      • Pirin (Construction Company):
      • Vulkan Cement (Industrial Concern):
        • Industrial Research Speed: +10%
    • Foreign Designers will no longer be available and will be removed if active.
    Foreign capital has allowed us to develop new industrial complexes in Bulgaria on a scale never before seen in the Balkans. But the magnates who own them are increasingly leeching off our economy, so it is about time we seize their means of production and push them out of our country. However, this will enrage foreign governments and, if diplomacy fails, we may have to fight for it...
    Focus generic industry 3.png Utmost Optimization Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Expand the Tobacco Industry focus Expand the Tobacco Industry
      • Increase Industry Investments focus Increase Industry Investments
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Nationalization focus Nationalization
    • Does not have national spirit Second National Catastrophe Second National Catastrophe
    • More Factories than 29
    Bulgaria:
    Foreign Industry icon
    Foreign Industry
    Effective Change:
    • Construction Speed: +5%
    • Production Efficiency Cap: 3%
    • Production Efficiency Growth: 3%
  • Otherwise:
  • National Industry icon
    National Industry
    Effective Change:
    • Consumer Goods Factories: -10.0%
    • Max Factories in a State: +20%
    • Construction Speed: +5.00%
    • Production Efficiency Cap: +5.00%
    • Production Efficiency growth: +5.00%
    Our national industrial development project has proven to be costly, but also significantly successful, for it has allowed the establishment of several new industries, and the modernization of several new industries, and the modernization of some of the esisting ones.
    • The following Design Companies will gain the following:
      • Petrol AD (Refining Concern):
        • Synthetic Resources Research Speed: +10%
        • Synthetic Oil: +5.00%
        • Fuel Gain from Refineries: +10.00%
      • IRA (Electronics Developer):
        • Electronics Research Speed: +5%
        • Production Efficiency Cap: +5.00%
        • Reinforce Rate: +5.0%
        • Radar stationRadar station construction speed: +25.00%
      • Pirin (Construction Company):
        • Industrial Research Speed: +10%
        • Construction Speed: +10.00%
      • Vulkan Cement (Industrial Concern):
        • Industrial Research Speed: +5%
        • Resource Gain Efficiency: +5.00%
        • Max Factories in State: +5%
    By prioritizing the development of our national industry, we have experienced a sustained increase in production and many new industries have developed rapidly, although they are not yet very efficient. It is time for us to make the final effort, undertaking a major industrial and land reorganization, which will allow us to achieve maximum efficiency in both industry and agriculture.
    Goal generic construct infrastructure.png National Railway Lines Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Improve the Road System focus Improve the Road System
    Every Owned initial or historically claimed State: We need fast and reliable ways to move not only our troops but also our supplies across the country. Expanding our railway lines will improve our logistics capabilities.
    Focus generic steel.png Steel Plant in Pernik Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • National Railway Lines focus National Railway Lines
    • Controls Sofia (48)
    Bulgaria:
    • Reduce ahead of time penalty by 2.0 years and
      give a 100% research bonus. Valid for the next 1
      researches of these technologies: Industry
    • Sofia (48):
    Bulgaria is not the richest country in the Balkans in terms of resources, and thus we need to get the most out of the treasures that our soil hides. We must improve our iron plants and coal extraction facilities in Pernik, and build our first steel manufacturing plant there.
    Goal generic construction2.png Mineral Extraction in the Rhodopes Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Steel Plant in Pernik focus Steel Plant in Pernik
    • Has researched Excavation II
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Controls Sofia (48)
      • Controls Plovdiv (212)
    Bulgaria:
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Industry
    • Unlocks Decision: Mineral Extraction in the Rhodopes
    The Rhodopes are rich in minerals such as chromite, iron ore, zinc and lead, and our experts are optimistic that proper prospecting of the area can lead to the discovery of new deposits.
    Goal generic secret weapon.png Uranium Prospecting Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Mineral Extraction in the Rhodopes focus Mineral Extraction in the Rhodopes
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Nationalization focus Nationalization
      • Utmost Optimization focus Utmost Optimization
    • Has researched Excavation III
    • Controls Sofia (48)
    Bulgaria:
    Buhovo Uranium Mines icon
    Buhovo Uranium Mines
    • Nuclear Research Speed: +5%
    • Nuclear Production: +10%
    • Nuclear reactorNuclear reactor construction speed: +10.00%
    Substantial uranium deposits have been found in Buhovo, a Bulgarian city near Sofia. Our mines are carrying out the extraction of this valuable resource that is providing to be vital for the development of new and powerful military weaponry.
    • Unlocks Decision: Uranium Concession Agreement:
      • Granting bonuses to Bulgarian faction leader or
        major ally. Requires Bulgaria to be in a faction
    Uranium is becoming an extremely valuable resource for creating powerful and devastating new weapons, and we have discovered potentially rich deposits in Buhovo. We must survey the area, and consider whether it will be more beneficial for us to make use of the resource ourselves or to grant exploitation rights to our allies.

    Georgi Benkovski Aircraft Repair Facilities/ Negotiate Bulgarian Rearmament Sub-branch[edit]

    Georgi Benkovski Aircraft Repair FacilitiesPilot Training ProgramNegotiate Bulgarian RearmamentReorganize the Military IndustryDarzhavna Aeroplanna RabotilnitsaDarzhavna Samoletna FabrikaForeign Aircraft DesignersKaproni BulgarskiDarzhavna Voenna FabrikaContact Foreign CompaniesRebuild the ArmyFound DVF SopotVasil Levsky National Military UniversityNational Military AcademyWar LogisticsDefensive LinesFile:BUL NF Georgi Aircraft Repair Bulgarian Rearmament.pngBUL NF Georgi Aircraft Repair Bulgarian Rearmament.png

    Army/ airforce sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Goal generic air production.png Georgi Benkovski Aircraft Repair Facilities Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Acquire Modern Tools focus Acquire Modern Tools
    Bulgaria:
    Aircraft Repair Facilities icon
    Aircraft Repair Facilities
    Fighter:
    • Production costProduction cost: −10.00%
    • Air Range: −10%
    • Air Accidents Chance: −25.0%
    We have developed the project to expand Terem Georgi Benkovski's aircraft repair facilities, allowing our airforce to perform optimal maintenance and repair tasks on its aircraft.
    In order to build a national air force, the construction of airframe repair hangars and engine testing facilities is required. In this regard, we have been presented with an interesting project to establish the Terem Georgi Benkovski aircraft repair plant in Plovdiv.
    Goal generic air doctrine.png Pilot Training Program Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Georgi Benkovski Aircraft Repair Facilities focus Georgi Benkovski Aircraft Repair Facilities
    Bulgaria:
    • Air experienceAir experience: +15
    • 2x 200% Research bonus for: Air Doctrine
    • If Sofia (48) is owned, it gets:
    • If Plovdiv (212) is owned, it gets:
    • If has flag BUL_international_pilot_training_program_flag

    gets the national spirit:

    International Pilot Training Program icon
    International Pilot Training Program
    We have an ongoing international pilot training program that has significantly increased our pool of skilled pilots and crew members for our air force.
    If Bulgaria is to dominate the skies, we will need a large pool of experienced pilots and crew members, and in order to achieve that, we must develop an optimal training program backed by the necessary air bases and training facilities.
    Focus generic combined arms.png Negotiate Bulgarian Rearmament Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Acquire Modern Tools focus Acquire Modern Tools

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Bulgaria:
    • Unlocks Bulgarian Rearmament Decisions.
    The Bulgarian army is in a sorry state due to the Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine’s restrictions, and we are almost defenseless against invasion from any bordering country. We must negotiate the lift of those restrictions sooner rather than later, lest our greedy neighbors decide to start another Balkan war.
    Focus generic tank production.png Reorganize the Military Industry Bulgaria: Bulgaria:
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Infantry Weapons and Support Artillery
    Our military industry is outdated and inefficient, designed to produce currently obsolete equipment. We must carry out a modernization program before it is too late.
    Goal generic air fighter.png Darzhavna Aeroplanna Rabotilnitsa Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Pilot Training Program focus Pilot Training Program
      • Reorganize the Military Industry focus Reorganize the Military Industry
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Darzhavna Samoletna Fabrika focus Darzhavna Samoletna Fabrika
    • Sofia (48): Owned by Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Sofia (48):
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Light aircraft
    • Available as Design Company:
      • DAR (Light Aircraft Designer):
        • Air Research Speed: +10%
        • Fighter:
          • Agility: +10%
          • Max Speed: +10%
        • Carrier Fighter:
    We should not rely on foreign designers to supply our air force with the aircraft it needs. We will carry out a large expansion and modernization of the facilities of our State Aircraft Workshop in Bozhurishte.
    Goal generic build airforce.png Darzhavna Samoletna Fabrika Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Darzhavna Aeroplanna Rabotilnitsa focus Darzhavna Aeroplanna Rabotilnitsa
    • Moesia (801): Owned by Bulgaria
    Bulgaria: DAR facilities in Bozhurishte are already producing Bulgarian fighters to feed our air force. We can now invest in the creation of a State Aircraft Factory in Lovech, with modern installations that will focus on the production of other light aircraft.
    Goal generic air fighter2.png Foreign Aircraft Designers Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Reorganize the Military Industry focus Reorganize the Military Industry
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Darzhavna Aeroplanna Rabotilnitsa focus Darzhavna Aeroplanna Rabotilnitsa
    Bulgaria:
    • Random owned controlled state:
    • If Flag of Germany Germany exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of Germany Germany:
      • Activate Aeronautical Cooperation Agreement with the German Reich
    • If Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom:
      • Activate Aeronautical Cooperation Agreement with the United Kingdom
    • If Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union:
      • Activate Aeronautical Cooperation Agreement with the Soviet Union
    Why should we waste time and effort developing a national aviation industry, when we can just hire foreign designers with decades of experience in military aircraft production?
    Goal generic air bomber.png Kaproni Bulgarski Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Reorganize the Military Industry focus Reorganize the Military Industry
    • Plovdiv (212):Owned by Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Plovdiv (212):
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Strategic Bomber models and Tactical Bomber models
    • Available as Design Company:
      • Kaproni Bulgarski (CAS Designer):
        • Air Research Speed: +10%
        • Close Air Support:
          • Ground Attack: +10%
          • Reliability: +10%
        • Carrier CAS:
    Italian aircraft construction company Caproni is facing bankruptcy at this very moment, struggling to overcome the lack of resources, which have been diverted to other production chains. This opens up for us the possibility of acquiring its industrial complex in Kazanlak, Kaproni Bulgarski, where we could focus on the production of medium and heavy bombers.
    Goal generic construct mil factory.png Darzhavna Voenna Fabrika Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Reorganize the Military Industry focus Reorganize the Military Industry
    • Plovdiv (212):Owned by Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Plovdiv (212):
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Infantry Weapons and Support technology
    • Available as Design Company:
      • Darzhavna Voenna Fabrika (Infantry Equipment Designer):
        • Weapons and Equipment Research Speed: +10%
        • Completing the focus Prussia of the Balkans focus Prussia of the Balkans will upgrade this designer
    By expanding the State Military Factory in Kazanlak we can lay the foundations for a suitable national military industry capable of supplying our army with high-quality equipment.
    Focus generic license production.png Contact Foreign Companies Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Reorganize the Military Industry focus Reorganize the Military Industry
    Bulgaria:
    • If Flag of Germany Germany exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of Germany Germany:
      • Activate Military Cooperation Agreement with the German Reich
    • If Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom:
      • Activate Military Cooperation Agreement with the United Kingdom
    • If Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union:
      • Activate Military Cooperation Agreement with the Soviet Union
    Our military industry is far from sufficient to carry out an adequate rearmament program. We must look abroad for fitting designers capable of producing high-quality vehicles with which to supply our army.
    Focus generic little entente.png Rebuild the Army Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Reorganize the Military Industry focus Reorganize the Military Industry
    Bulgaria:
    Bulgarian Army icon
    Bulgarian Army
    Effective Change:
    We are surrounded by potential enemies, as history has taught us harshly, and it is crucial that we build a powerful army and develop modern tactics if we are to prevail in any future conflicts.
    We are surrounded by potential enemies, as history has taught us harshly, and it is crucial that we build a powerful army and develop modern tactics if we are to prevail in any future conflict.
    Goal generic army artillery.png Found DVF Sopot Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Darzhavna Voenna Fabrika focus Darzhavna Voenna Fabrika
    • Plovdiv (212):Owned by Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Plovdiv (212):
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Support Artillery
    • Available as Design Company:
      • DVF - Sopot (Artillery Designer):
    The construction of the ammunition factory in Sopot started in 1935, but has not yet finished. We must conclude an agreement for the acquisition of the remaining machinery and equipment to put the complex into operation as soon as possible.
    Focus research.png Vasil Levsky National Military University Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Darzhavna Voenna Fabrika focus Darzhavna Voenna Fabrika
      • Rebuild the Army focus Rebuild the Army
    Bulgaria: The National Military University has a long history, but its military education has been drastically reduced since the imposition of the Treaty of Neuilly. It is time to finance a project to expand their facilities and encourage the enrollment of new cadets, who will eventually become successful officers.
    Focus generic military academy.png National Military Academy Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Negotiate Bulgarian Rearmament focus Negotiate Bulgarian Rearmament
    Bulgaria:
    Bulgarian Army icon
    Bulgarian Army
    Effective Change:
    We are surrounded by potential enemies, as history has taught us harshly, and it is crucial that we build a powerful army and develop modern tactics if we are to prevail in any future conflicts.
    The Chief of the National Military Academy has presented us with a project to expand its facilities, with the aim not only of increasing the capacity of the institution, but also of providing better training for our future military commanders.
    Goal generic army motorized.png War Logistics Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • National Military Academy focus National Military Academy
    Bulgaria:
    • Reduce ahead of time penalty by 2.0 years and
      give a 50% research bonus. Valid for the next 2
      researches of these technologies: Support technology
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Motorized
    We lost the Great War not because of defeats on the battlefield, but due to our inability to feed our people and supply our troops. We must improve our logistics to prevent that from happening ever again.
    Goal generic construct military.png Defensive Lines Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • War Logistics focus War Logistics
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Reinforce Naval Bases focus Reinforce Naval Bases
    • Sofia (48): Owned by Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Sofia (48):
    • If has researched Radio Detection:
    • Add 1 InfrastructureInfrastructure, 1 Anti-airAnti-air and 1 Land fortLand fort in
      every initial Bulgarian state or historical territorial
      claims fully controlled by Bulgaria and neighboring
      a county that has generated World TensionWorld Tension.
    • Historical Territorial Claims: Macedonia, Southern Serbia, Dobrudja, Thrace, Central Macedonia.
    We must begin construction of adequate fortifications and improvement of infrastructure to protect our transportation routes and ensure the flow of supplies for our troops.

    A Black Sea Fleet Sub-branch[edit]

    A Black Sea FleetImprove Coastal DefensesReinforce Naval BasesNational Submarine ProductionBulgarian Shipping ChamberStrike from the SeasExpand Varna Naval BaseDevelop Burgas ShipyardsAn Aegean Sea FleetA Powerful Bulgarian NavyModern TacticsFile:BUL NF A Black Sea Fleet Expand Varna.pngBUL NF A Black Sea Fleet Expand Varna.png

    Navy sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Focus generic destroyer.png A Black Sea Fleet Bulgaria: Bulgaria:
    • Navy experienceNavy experience: +15
    • 1x 75% Research bonus for: Naval Doctrine
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Destroyer models
    • If the DLC Man the GunsMan the Guns is enabled:
      • Add technology: Coastal Defense Ships
    • If Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom:
      • Activate Naval Cooperation Agreement with the United Kingdom
    • If Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union:
      • Activate Naval Cooperation Agreement with the Soviet Union
    • If Flag of Italy Italy exists, Bulgaria is at peace with and is not a subject of Flag of Italy Italy:
      • Activate Naval Cooperation Agreement with Italy
    If we want to have some sort of naval presence, we need to assemble a fleet suitable for the Black Sea, focusing on the construction of destroyers, for they are the backbone of any modern fleet.
    Focus generic coastal fort.png Improve Coastal Defenses Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • A Black Sea Fleet focus A Black Sea Fleet
    • Burgas (211): Owned by Bulgaria
    Bulgaria: We are extremely vulnerable to any possible naval invasion from the Black Sea, it is imperative that we strengthen our defensive line along the Black Sea coast. The sooner we do it, the better.
    Goal generic fortify city.png Reinforce Naval Bases Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Improve Coastal Defenses focus Improve Coastal Defenses
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Defensive Lines focus Defensive Lines
    • Any controlled state:
      • One of the following must be true:
        • Is a core of Bulgaria
        • Is a historical Bulgarian Claim
      • Is coastal
    Bulgaria: We must ensure that our naval bases are well protected and have the capacity to maintain our fleets operating in the area.
    Goal generic navy submarine.png National Submarine Production Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • A Black Sea Fleet focus A Black Sea Fleet
    Bulgaria:
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for Submarine models
    Our navy is too weak to challenge foreign fleets and contest the dominance of the seas above the surface. However, we can focus on producing submarines that will harass enemy fleets and threaten their shipping routes from underwater.
    Goal generic navy cruiser.png Bulgarian Shipping Chamber Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • A Black Sea Fleet focus A Black Sea Fleet
    • Controls Burgas (211)
    Bulgaria:
    Bulgarian Shipping Chamber icon
    Bulgarian Shipping Chamber
    • Trade Convoy: Production costProduction cost: −10.00
    • Refiting Speed: +20%
    • Ship Repair Speed: +20%
    We must provide Bulgarian shipping companies and cooperatives with the means they need to continuously increase their fleets, as their convoys are crucial to trade in peacetime, but also to trasport troops and supplies during war.
    We must provide Bulgarian shipping companies and cooperatives with the means they need to continuously increase their fleets, as their convoys are crucial to trade in peacetime, but also to transport troops and supplies during war.
    Goal generic amphibious assault.png Strike from the Seas Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Bulgarian Shipping Chamber focus Bulgarian Shipping Chamber
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • A Powerful Bulgarian Navy focus A Powerful Bulgarian Navy
    Bulgaria: There are countless islands and numerous strategic locations along the shores of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Therefore, we need a solid force with adequate transports capable of striking from the sea and taking those key positions from which to launch massive offensives.
    Goal generic build navy.png Expand Varna Naval Base Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Acquire Modern Tools focus Acquire Modern Tools
    • Controls Burgas (211)
    Bulgaria: We must expand the facilities of the Varna naval base and build the adequate dockyards to carry out the production of warships.
    Goal generic construct naval dockyard.png Develop Burgas Shipyards Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Expand Varna Naval Base focus Expand Varna Naval Base
    • Controls Burgas (211)
    Bulgaria: In order to increase our production capacity for warships, we will invest in the expansion of the Burgas naval base and the construction of new shipyards in the area.
    Focus generic cruiser2.png An Aegean Sea Fleet Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • A Black Sea Fleet focus A Black Sea Fleet
      • Develop Burgas Shipyards focus Develop Burgas Shipyards
    • Any controlled state:
    Bulgaria:
    • Navy experienceNavy experience: +25
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Light Cruiser models and Heavy Cruiser models
    • The following Design Companies will gain the following:
      • Varna Naval Dockyard (Coastal Defense Fleet Designer):
        • Naval Equipment Refitting Speed: +10%
        • Ship Repair Speed: +5%
        • Naval Research Speed: +5%
    Now that we have a presence in the Aegean, we must seek total dominance over it. To achieve this, we cannot rely only on destroyers and submarines, we need larger tonnage ships in our fleets.
    Focus generic navy battleship2.png A Powerful Bulgarian Navy Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • An Aegean Sea Fleet focus An Aegean Sea Fleet
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Strike from the Seas focus Strike from the Seas
    Bulgaria:
    • Navy experienceNavy experience: +25
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Battleship models and Naval Doctrine
    We must focus on building capital ships that provide our fleets with the firepower they currently lack. We may not have the largest navy, but if we concentrate our efforts, we may end up in a position to contest dominance of our seas even against major naval powers.
    Goal generic air naval bomber.png Modern Tactics Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Strike from the Seas focus Strike from the Seas
      • A Powerful Bulgarian Navy focus A Powerful Bulgarian Navy
    Bulgaria:
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Naval Doctrine
    • 1x 75% Research bonus for: Naval Aircraft
    A modern navy requires the development of modern tactics to make the most out of it. But we should not rely only on our navy when we face powerful enemy armies, for one of the greatest weaknesses of ships is their vulnerability to air strikes...

    Prussia of the Balkans/ Supremacy on the Bosporus Sub-branch[edit]

    Prussia of the BalkansSupremacy on the BosporusDominance in the Black SeaDominance in the Aegean SeaDominance in the Adriatic SeaBulgaria on the Three SeasFile:BUL NF Prussia of the Balkans Supremacy on the Bosporus.pngBUL NF Prussia of the Balkans Supremacy on the Bosporus.png

    Balkan expansion sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Focus BUL prussia of the balkans.png Prussia of the Balkans Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Found DVF Sopot focus Found DVF Sopot
      • Vasil Levsky National Military University focus Vasil Levsky National Military University
    • Controls Sofia (48)
    • Controls Plovdiv (212)
    • Controls Burgas (211)
    • Controls Moesia (801)
    Bulgaria:
    Prussia of the Balkans icon
    Prussia of the Balkans
    • Army experienceArmy experience Gain: +10.0%
    • Navy experienceNavy experience Gain: +10.0%
    • Non-core ManpowerManpower: +5.00%
    • ManpowerRecruitable Population Factor: +10%
    • Division Recovery Rate: +10.0%
    • Army Leader Cost: −25.0%
    • Navy Leader Cost: −25.0%
    • Starting attack skill level of new army leaders: +1
    • Starting defense skill level of new army leaders: +1
    • Starting attack skill level of new navy leaders: +1
    • Starting defense skill level of new navy leaders: +1
    • Justify War goalWar goal time: −50.0%
    • Maximum Command Power Increase: +25
    During its early years, the Tsardom of Bulgaria was a heavily militarized state with a large and well-equipped army, identified as Prussia of the Balkans, until it was betrayed by its former, treacherous allies. However, we have rebuilt our country after the humiliating defeats of the past, and now the time has come to regain the former glory of Bulgaria. The world shall call us the Prussia of the Balkans once again!
    • The following Design Companies will gain the following:
      • DAR (Light Aircraft Designer):
        • Air Research Speed: +5%
        • Air Accidents Chance: −5.0%
        • Interception agility: +2.00%
        • Air superiority agility: +2.00%
      • Kaproni Bulgarski (CAS Designer):
        • Air Research Speed: +5%
        • Air Range: +5%
        • Strategic Bombing: +2.0%
        • Ground support: +2.00%
      • Darzhavna Voenna Fabrika (Infantry Equipment Designer):
        • Weapons and Equipment Research Speed: +5%
        • Infantry Division Attack: +3.0%
        • Infantry Division Defense: +3.0%
      • DVF - Sopot (Artillery Designer):
        • Artillery Research Speed: +5%
        • Artillery Attack: +3.0%
        • Artillery Defense: +3.0%
    During its early years, the Tsardom of Bulgaria was a heavily militarized state with a large and well-equipped army, identified as Prussia of the Balkans, until it was betrayed by its former, treacherous allies. However, we have rebuilt our country after the humiliating defeats of the past, and now the time has come to regain the former glory of Bulgaria. The world shall call us Prussia of the Balkans once again!
    Focus BUL supremacy on the bosporus.png Supremacy on the Bosporus Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Defensive Lines focus Defensive Lines
      • Reinforce Naval Bases focus Reinforce Naval Bases
    • Does not have national spirit Army Restrictions Army Restrictions
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Bulgaria:
        • Has full control of Edirne (341)
        • Has full control of Istanbul (797)
      • All of the following must be true:
        • Is faction leader
        • Any country:
          • Is in Faction with Bulgaria
          • Has full control of Edirne (341)
          • Has full control of Istanbul (797)
      • Any country:
      • Is a subject of Bulgaria
      • Has full control of Edirne (341)
      • Has full control of Istanbul (797)
    Bulgaria:
    Supremacy on the Bosporus icon
    Supremacy on the Bosporus
    • Invasion Preparation Time: −50.0%
    • Invasion Defense: +20%
    • Amphibious Invasion Speed: +10.0%
    Now that we are under the control of the Bosporus Strait, we must build adequate fortifications to ensure Bulgarian dominance over this key strategic region.
    Now that we are under the control of the Bosporus Strait, we must build adequate fortifications to ensure Bulgarian dominance over this key strategic region.
    Focus generic black sea focus.png Dominance in the Black Sea Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Prussia of the Balkans focus Prussia of the Balkans
      • Supremacy on the Bosporus focus Supremacy on the Bosporus
    • Any State:
      • State is in the Black Sea
      • Controller: All of the following must be true:
        • Country is not Bulgaria
        • Is not a subject of Bulgaria
        • Is not in Faction with Bulgaria
    • Is fully independent

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Any State:
    • State is in the Black Sea
    • Controller:
      • All of the following must be true:
        • Country is Bulgaria
        • Is subject of Bulgaria
        • Is in Faction with Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Gains claims on any state along the Black Sea coast not controlled by an ally or subject.
      • every state:
        • In the Black Sea
        • Not controlled by Bulgaria
        • Not controlled by a faction member or a subject of Bulgaria
        • Is not claimed by Bulgaria
          • Claim gained by Bulgaria
    • Gains Annex War goalWar goal against:
      • Any other country that controls a state in the Black Sea area
      • Is not a faction member or a subject of Bulgaria
    • Activates Mission: Dominance in the Black Sea
    Dark times call for dire measures to be taken. In order to guarantee not only the integrity of the Bulgarian nation, but also its hegemony, the time has come for us to secure the Black Sea, removing any possible threats from its shores.
    Focus generic aegean sea focus.png Dominance in the Aegean Sea Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Dominance in the Black Sea focus Dominance in the Black Sea
    • Any State:
      • State is in the Aegean Sea
      • Controller: All of the following must be true:
        • Country is not Bulgaria
        • Is not a subject of Bulgaria
        • Is not in Faction with Bulgaria
    • Is fully independent

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Any State:
    • State is in the Aegean Sea
    • Controller:
      • All of the following must be true:
        • Country is Bulgaria
        • Is subject of Bulgaria
        • Is in Faction with Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Gains claims on any state along the Aegean Sea coast not controlled by an ally or subject.
      • every state:
        • In the Aegean Sea
        • Not controlled by Bulgaria
        • Not controlled by a faction member or a subject of Bulgaria
        • Is not claimed by Bulgaria
          • Claim gained by Bulgaria
    • Gains Annex War goalWar goal against:
      • Any other country that controls a state in the Aegean Sea area
      • Is not a faction member or a subject of Bulgaria
    • Activates Mission: Dominance in the Aegean Sea
    Dark times call for dire measures to be taken. In order to guarantee not only the integrity of the Bulgarian nation, but also its dominance in the Three Seas, the time has come for us to secure the Aegean, removing any possible threats from its shores.
    Focus generic adriatic sea focus.png Dominance in the Adriatic Sea Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Dominance in the Black Sea focus Dominance in the Black Sea
    • Any State:
      • State is in the Adriatic Sea
      • Controller: All of the following must be true:
        • Country is not Bulgaria
        • Is not a subject of Bulgaria
        • Is not in Faction with Bulgaria
    • Is fully independent

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Any State:
    • State is in the Adriatic Sea
    • Controller:
      • All of the following must be true:
        • Country is Bulgaria
        • Is subject of Bulgaria
        • Is in Faction with Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Gains claims on any state along the Adriatic Sea coast not controlled by an ally or subject.
      • every state:
        • In the Adriatic Sea
        • Not controlled by Bulgaria
        • Not controlled by a faction member or a subject of Bulgaria
        • Is not claimed by Bulgaria
          • Claim gained by Bulgaria
    • Gains Annex War goalWar goal against:
      • Any other country that controls a state in the Adriatic Sea area
      • Is not a faction member or a subject of Bulgaria
    • Activates Mission: Dominance in the Adriatic Sea
    Dark times call for dire measures to be taken. In order to guarantee not only the integrity of the Bulgarian nation, but also its dominance in the Three Seas, the time has come for us to secure the Adriatic, removing any possible threats from its shores.
    Focus BUL bulgaria on the three seas.png Bulgaria on the Three Seas Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Dominance in the Aegean Sea focus Dominance in the Aegean Sea
      • Dominance in the Adriatic Sea focus Dominance in the Adriatic Sea
    • Any controlled state:
      • State is in the Black Sea
    • Any controlled state:
      • State is in the Aegean Sea
    • Any controlled state:
      • State is in the Adriatic Sea
    Bulgaria: As it happened in ancient times during the First and Second Bulgarian Empires, the coasts of Bulgaria are once again bathed by the Aegean, the Adriatic and the Black Sea. The next step is to develop the necessary infrastructure to build a powerful navy capable of securing Bulgarian dominance in the three seas.

    Oppose the Royal Dictatorship/ Power to the Tsar Branch[edit]

    Oppose the Royal DictatorshipPower to the TsarCondemn Macedonian OrganizationsSupport Macedonian OrganizationsDissolve the Military UnionCooperate with the ZvenoFile:BUL NF Oppose the Royal Dictatoriship Power to the Tsar.pngBUL NF Oppose the Royal Dictatoriship Power to the Tsar.png

    Political branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Focus BUL oppose the royal dictatorship.png Oppose the Royal Dictatorship Bulgaria:
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Power to the Tsar focus Power to the Tsar
    Bulgaria:
    Tsar Boris III icon
    Tsar Boris III
    Political PowerPolitical Power Gain: −15%
    Boris III knows that his dictatorial regime is coming to and end and, unsurprisingly, he refuses to accept any changes propused by our ministers, appealing to loyalist members in the government to derail all of our proposals and desperately trying to keep control of Bulgarian politics for as long as he can.
    • Zveno:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • Unlocks decisions to cooperate with the Broad Socialists and the Agrarian Union
    • Unlocks decisions to repress with the Broad Socialists and the Agrarian Union
    • Remove as Political Advisor:
    If we want to end the oppressive regime of Tsar Boris, we must begin by seeking the necessary support to exert significant opposition to the current government, which is entirely made up of tsarist puppets.
    Focus BUL power to the tsar.png Power to the Tsar Bulgaria:
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Oppose the Royal Dictatorship focus Oppose the Royal Dictatorship
    Bulgaria:
    Tsar Boris III icon
    Tsar Boris III
    Political PowerPolitical Power Gain: +10%
    Boris's policies have proven to be very beneficial for Bulgaria and for this reason the Tsar enjoys a very good popular opinion not only within the elites and the most privileged circles, but also among the most humble classes
    • Zveno:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Unlocks decisions to repress the Broad Socialists and the Agrarian Union
    • Unlocks decisions to cooperate with the Agrarian Union
    • Remove as Political Advisor:
      • Vasil Kolarov (Communist Revolutionary):
    The Zveno established an authoritarian military regime before being overthrown by Tsar Boris III in 1935. But the Tsar preserved this power centralization and it is time to make good use of it, if we are to unify a fractured nation.
    Focus BUL condemn macedonian organizations.png Condemn Macedonian Organizations Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Oppose the Royal Dictatorship focus Oppose the Royal Dictatorship
      • Power to the Tsar focus Power to the Tsar
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Support Macedonian Organizations focus Support Macedonian Organizations
    Bulgaria:
    • World TensionWorld Tension is decreased by 1
    • Gain base StabilityStability: +10.00%
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +35
    • Zveno:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • Unlocks Fight Macedonian Revolutionary Organizations decisions.
    • Every country that seeks macedonian stability:
      • Gains Condemned IMRO (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria +35)
    • Completing this focus will make the Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom more inclined to lift Bulgarian army restrictions via Negotiate Bulgarian Rearmament decision.
    We must proclaim our displeasure towards IMRO and start working on hunting down and eliminating any Macedonian revolutionary cells still operating in Bulgaria, finally putting an end to what the Zveno started in 1934 and improving our foreign relations with it.
    Focus BUL support macedonian organizations.png Support Macedonian Organizations Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Oppose the Royal Dictatorship focus Oppose the Royal Dictatorship
      • Power to the Tsar focus Power to the Tsar
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Condemn Macedonian Organizations focus Condemn Macedonian Organizations
    Bulgaria:
    • World TensionWorld Tension is increased by 1
    • Zveno:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Unlocks Support Macedonian Revolutionary Organizations decisions.
    • Every country that seeks macedonian stability:
      • Gains Supported IMRO (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria −50)
    • If all Macedonian states are fully controlled by Bulgaria:
    IMRO icon
    IMRO
    • StabilityStability: −10.00%
    • Improve relations opinion: −25.00%
    • Trade deal opinion factor: 15.00%
    Our Cooperation with the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization has been widely criticized not only by our neighbors, but also by multiple foreign powers and even by some sectors of our population.
    • Completing this focus involves destabilizing the
      Balkans, making Demonstrate our Policies of Peace
      Rearmament decision unavailable to Bulgaria.
    If we want to fulfill our dreams of unifying and annexing Macedonia, it will be more beneficial for us to cooperate with IMRO leaders in exile who can pave the way for a potential Bulgarian occupation of Macedonia in the future.
    Focus BUL destroy the zveno.png Dissolve the Military Union Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Oppose the Royal Dictatorship focus Oppose the Royal Dictatorship
      • Power to the Tsar focus Power to the Tsar
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Cooperate with the Zveno focus Cooperate with the Zveno
    • Not: The Zveno faction has been destroyed
    Bulgaria:
    Zveno icon
    Zveno
    • Army experienceArmy experience gain: +10.0%
    • Army Leader Cost: +25.0%
    • Training time: +15.00%
    The dissolution of the Military Union was a necessary matter, but it has had its consequences: we finally got rid of several Zveno Individuals who were doing nothing more than hindering the chain of command, but we also lost valuable instructors and experienced officers at our military academies.
    • Zveno:
      • −15 faction loyalty.
    • Zveno:
      • −10 faction Popularity.
    • Unlocks decisions to repress the Zveno
    • The Zveno faction could stage a coup if not
      destroyed in time
    The Zveno holds too much influence over our officers, and there is real resentment among their ranks after Tsar Boris ousted them from power in 1935. If we want to avoid a new Zveno coup, we must gather our officers in Sofia and announce the dissolution of the Military Union.
    Focus BUL cooperate with the zveno.png Cooperate with the Zveno Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Oppose the Royal Dictatorship focus Oppose the Royal Dictatorship
      • Power to the Tsar focus Power to the Tsar
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Dissolve the Military Union focus Dissolve the Military Union
    • Not: The Zveno faction has been destroyed
    Bulgaria:
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +50
    • Gain Base War supportWar support: +5.00%
    • Zveno:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Zveno:
      • +5 faction Popularity.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • Unlocks decisions to cooperate with the Zveno
    • The Zveno faction could stage a coup if not
      integrated in time
    We must work together with the Zveno, rather than antagonize them. If we decide to grant them some concessions, we could gain a powerful ally.

    Appoint Communist Ministers Sub-branch[edit]

    Appoint Communist MinistersThe Spanish StruggleOverthrow the TsarAbolish the Tarnovo ConstitutionThe People's Republic of BulgariaSoviet-Bulgarian Treaty of Mutual AssistanceThe People's Militia DirectoratePurge the ElitesCollectivization of the CountrysideHeavy IndustryTrain the Youth WingsTreaty of Perpetual FriendshipUnify the Bourgeois MovementUnited Front Against FascismThe Fatherland FrontFile:BUL NF Appoint Communist Ministers.pngBUL NF Appoint Communist Ministers.png

    Communist sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Focus generic soviet politics.png Appoint Communist Ministers Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Oppose the Royal Dictatorship focus Oppose the Royal Dictatorship
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Democratic Principles focus Democratic Principles
    Bulgaria:
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Change in popularity of CommunismCommunism: 5.00%
    • Available as Political Advisor:
    • Broad Socialists:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • Unlocks decisions to repress the National Social Movement
    We must pressure the Bulgarian government to appoint ministers who seek a change of course from the dictatorial regime of the Tsar. Only from within the government will we be able to bring down the tsarist system.
    Focus intervention spain republic.png The Spanish Struggle Bulgaria: Bulgaria:
    Volunteers in Spain icon
    Volunteers in Spain
    • Send volunteers tension limit: −100.0%
    • Max volunteer force divisions: +3
    • Divisions required for sending volunteer force: −75.0%
    Our Spanish Comrades are facing the fascist scum who, thanks to the support of other right-wing powers in Europe, seriously threaten to defeat the Republican government.
    Faced with such atrocity, Bulgaria cannot look the other way. We must organize brigades of volunteers who will fight side by side with the Spanish militiamen in defense of freedom.
    • Set the rule: Can send volunteer forces.
    • Chief of Airforce, Zachari Zachariev will be sent to fight in the Spanish Civil War as a fighter pilot to the Bulagrian volunteer aviation group.
    Our Spanish comrades are facing the fascist scum who, thanks to the support of other right-wing powers in Europe, seriously threaten to defeat the Republican government.
    Faced with such atrocity, Bulgaria cannot look the other way. We must organize brigades of volunteers who will fight side by side with the Spanish militiamen in defense of freedom.
    Goal tfv burn the royal portraits.png Overthrow the Tsar Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Appoint Communist Ministers focus Appoint Communist Ministers
    • More than 30% support for CommunistBCP
    Bulgaria:
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Change in popularity of CommunismCommunism: 5.00%
    • Remove the National Spirit Tsar Boris III Tsar Boris III
    • If has advisor Georgi Kyoseivanov:
      • Remove Georgi Kyoseivanov
    • If has less than 30% StabilityStability
      • Set ruling party to CommunismBCP
      • Start civil war in Sofia (48) and Plovdiv (212)
        • Loses all unit leaders with Tsar Loyalist trait.
      • Georgi Kyoseivanov becomes leader for the Non-AlignedNon-Aligned party:
    • Otherwise:
      • Gain Base StabilityStability: −10.00%
      • Boris III retires.
      • Georgi Kyoseivanov becomes leader for the Non-AlignedNon-Aligned party:
      • Retires every unit leader with Tsar Loyalist trait.
    • Zveno
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • If StabilityStability if below 30% at the time this focus is
      completed, a civil war will start!
    Anti-tsarist sentiment is spreading in Bulgaria and we must seize this valuable opportunity to overthrow Tsar Boris and abolish the Bulgarian monarchy once and for all. There is no place in modern Bulgaria for such an obsolete form of government!
    Focus renounce the treaty of trianon.png Abolish the Tarnovo Constitution Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Overthrow the Tsar focus Overthrow the Tsar
    Bulgaria:
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: −5.00%
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +120
    • Zveno
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Decision cost to activate any Faction Management decisions is halved.
    The Tarnovo constitution was considered liberal and advanced in the last century, but today it only serves to legitimize an oppressive dictatorial regime. It is time to abolish this constitution and write a new one, based on the model of the Soviet Constitution of 1936, and which includes fundamental rights such as citizens equality before the law, freedom of speech and assembly and a universal welfare system.
    Focus BUL the peoples republic of bulgaria.png The People's Republic of Bulgaria Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Overthrow the Tsar focus Overthrow the Tsar
    • More than 40% support for CommunismBCP
    • One of the following must be true:
      • More than 50% Broad Socialists faction loyalty.
      • The Broad Socialists faction has been destroyed.
      • The Broad Socialists faction has been integrated into the goverment.
    Bulgaria:
    The Second National Catastrophe icon
    The Second National Catastrophe
    Effective Change:
    Following our defeat in the Great War, the Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine forced us to cede vast territories that now belong to Yugoslavia, Greece, and Romania, and until recently the League of Nations required us to prioritize the payments of large sums of war reparations, crippling our economy and inevitably increasing the debt of our country. The national spirit has never really recovered from this blow, so it is no wonder why this treaty is popularly known in Bulgaria as the Second National Catastrophe...
    • Politics will change:
      • CommunismBCP becomes the ruling party.
        • Public elections will not be held.
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Asen Nikolov and Konstantin Lukash
      • Retires as General or Field Marshal
    Now that we have gotten rid of the Bulgarian monarchy, we must make some much-needed changes to the governance of our nation. It is time to end the era of despotism and oppression that has plagued the country for so many years and form the People's Republic of Bulgaria.
    Unity makes strength!
    Focus chi mission to the soviet union.png Soviet-Bulgarian Treaty of Mutual Assistance Bulgaria: Bulgaria:
    • Modify country flag BUL_soviet_influence_flag to 1
    • Has completed focus Attract Foreign Capitals focus Attract Foreign Capitals
      • Reduced decision cost for Foreign Agreements with the Soviet Union and increased Soviet factories cap.
    • Activate Purchase Soviet Artillery
    • Activate Purchase Soviet Military Vehicles
    • Activate Purchase Soviet Aircraft
    • Activate Purchase Soviet Infantry Equipment
    • Activate Purchase Soviet Armor
    • Activate Purchase Soviet Ships
    • Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union gets event Soviet-Bulgarian Treaty of Mutual Assistance
    • If the Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union accepts our proposal:
    The the Soviet Union represents a powerful ally that can boost our economy and help us ensure the territorial integrity of Bulgaria in these difficult times. We must try to strengthen ties with the Soviet government and gain its valuable support if we are to prevail against the many enemies that surround us.
    Focus generic join comintern.png The People's Militia Directorate Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • The People's Republic of Bulgaria focus The People's Republic of Bulgaria
    • If the DLC La RésistanceLa Résistance is enabled
      • Has created an Intelligence Agency
    Bulgaria:
    The People's Militia Directorate icon
    The People's Militia Directorate
    • Ideology drift defense: +15.0%
    • Counter intelligence: +0.15
    • Operative slots: +1
    • Enemy operative capture chance: +15%
    We will establish a Directorate of the People's Militia, under the direct control fo the Ministry of the Interior, charged with political security, maintaining public order, and conducting criminal investigations.
    The People's Militia Directorate icon
    The People's Militia Directorate
    • Foreign subversive activities efficiency: −50%
    • Ideology drift defense: +15.0%
    We will establish a Directorate of the People's Militia, under the direct control fo the Ministry of the Interior, charged with political security, maintaining public order, and conducting criminal investigations.
    We will establish a Directorate of the People’s Militia, under the direct control of the Ministry of the Interior, charged with political security, maintaining public order, and conducting criminal investigations.
    Goal generic war with comintern.png Purge the Elites Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • The People's Republic of Bulgaria focus The People's Republic of Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    Elites Crushed icon
    Elites Crushed
    • Political PowerPolitical Power Gain: −25%
    • Military Leader Cost: +25.0%
    • Political Advisor Cost: +25%
    We have taken away many of the great privileges of the Bulgarian upper classes, but as a consequence we have made a good number of enemies in important political and military positions. We must get rid of these individuals who do nothing but hinder social progress in Bulgaria.
    • Zveno
      • −5 faction Loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists
      • −5 faction Loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union
      • −5 faction Loyalty.
    • National Social Movement
      • −5 faction Loyalty.
    It is time for Bulgaria's privileged classes to stop hoarding their wealth. If we want our country and its economy to prosper, it is necessary for the rich to share what they have with those who have nothing, rather than with the banks.
    Focus prc agrarian socialism.png Collectivization of the Countryside Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Purge the Elites focus Purge the Elites
    • More than 70% support for CommunistBCP
    • One of the following must be true:
      • More than 70% Broad Socialists faction loyalty.
      • The Broad Socialists faction has been destroyed.
      • The Broad Socialists faction has been integrated into the goverment.
    Bulgaria gets the national spirit:
    Government Reforms icon
    Government Reforms
    The reforms implemented by the government in agrarian and industrial matters are undoubtedly essential for the development and progress of the Bulgarian nation.
    The crisis in agricultural distribution has caused great unrest in Bulgaria in the past, and the solution to this problem lies in replacing individually owned farms with collectively operated farms, a process that has already been carried out successfully in the Soviet Union.
    Goal generic soviet construction.png Heavy Industry Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Collectivization of the Countryside focus Collectivization of the Countryside
    • More factories than 30
    Bulgaria:
    Government Reforms icon
    Government Reforms
    Effective Change:
    • Factory Output: +10.00%
    The reforms implemented by the government in agrarian and industrial matters are undoubtedly essential for the development and progress of the Bulgarian nation.
    Following the successful agricultural reorganization, we are finally in a position to carry out a modern and ambitious industrialization program in Bulgaria.
    Focus yug pan slavic congress.png Train the Youth Wings Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • The People's Republic of Bulgaria focus The People's Republic of Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    Trained Youth Wings icon
    Trained Youth Wings
    To make up for the manpower shortage in our armed forces, we must provide basic training cources to instruct members of our youth wings in the use of weapons and military tactics so that they can reinforce our ranks if necessary.
    To make up for the manpower shortage in our armed forces, we must provide basic training courses to instruct members of our youth wings in the use of weapons and military tactics so that they can reinforce our ranks if necessary.
    Focus invite yugoslavia.png Treaty of Perpetual Friendship Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • The People's Republic of Bulgaria focus The People's Republic of Bulgaria
    • Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia exists
    • At peace with Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
    • Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia:
      • Is not justifying War goalWar goal against Bulgaria
      • OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria at least 25
    • One of the following must be true:

    The following will bypass the focus:
    One of the following must be true:
    Bulgaria:
    Balkan Federation Propaganda icon
    Balkan Federation Propaganda
    Daily CommunismCommunism Support: +0.20
    Popular support for the new Bulgarian project for a Balkan federation is swiftly spreading thanks to the propaganda campaign throughout our country funded by the Bulgarian government.
    • Every country that can influence Bulgaria, not in a faction with Bulgaria or Yugoslavia:
      • Gains Approached Yugoslavia (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria −25)
    As a first step in developing good relations with our neighbors in the Balkans, we must approach the Yugoslav government with a proposal to sign a treaty that establishes the basis for cooperation between our countries and by which Bulgaria finally abandons its irredentist claims in Yugoslavia.
    Focus generic support the left right.png Unify the Bourgeois Movement Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Appoint Communist Ministers focus Appoint Communist Ministers
    Bulgaria: If we want to fight fascism in Bulgaria, we must unify the bourgeois movement into a common movement. To achieve this, the Bulgarian Communist Party must seek cooperation with the socialists, leaving behind the differences between us for the greater good.
    Focus spr the anti fascist workers revolution.png United Front Against Fascism Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Unify the Bourgeois Movement focus Unify the Bourgeois Movement
    Bulgaria
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +50%
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: +5.00%
    • Change in popularity of FascismFascism: −10.00%
    • Broad Socialists:
      • +5 Faction Loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +5 Faction Loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • −5 Faction Loyalty.
    The next step after unifying the bourgeois movement is to form an anti-fascist bloc, a tactic suggested by the 7th Congress of the Comintern in 1935. We must appeal to agrarians and even democrats to join our front against Bulgarian fascism.
    Focus BUL the fatherland front.png The Fatherland Front Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • United Front Against Fascism focus United Front Against Fascism
    • One of the following must be true:
      • The Broad Socialists faction has been destroyed.
      • The Broad Socialists faction has been integrated into the goverment.
    • One of the following must be true:
      • More than 50% Agrarian Union faction loyalty.
      • The Agrarian Union faction has been destroyed.
      • The Agrarian Union faction has been integrated into the goverment.
    • One of the following must be true:
      • More than 50% Zveno faction loyalty.
      • The Zveno faction has been destroyed.
      • The Zveno faction has been integrated into the goverment.
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Current ruling party is not CommunistCommunist
      • All of the following must be true:
        • At peace with Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
        • Any country:
          • Is at war with Bulgaria
          • Is considered a major
          • Current ruling party is not CommunistCommunist
    Bulgaria:
    • The CommunistCommunist party will now be called Fatherland Front
    • Change in popularity of CommunismCommunism: 15.00%
    • (Integrating the Zveno and the Agrarian Union Factions will further increase Communist Support)
    • Set variable BUL_communist_support_from_faction_loyalties to 5.00%
      • If Agrarian Union is integrated:
        • add 10.00% to BUL_communist_support_from_faction_loyalties
      • Otherwise if Agrarian Union is destroyed:
        • add 5.00% to BUL_communist_support_from_faction_loyalties
      • If Zveno is integrated:
        • add 10.00% to BUL_communist_support_from_faction_loyalties
      • Otherwise if Zveno is destroyed:
        • add 5.00% to BUL_communist_support_from_faction_loyalties
          • Change in popularity of CommunismCommunism: total of BUL_communist_support_from_faction_loyalties variable
    • gets the national spirit:
    The Fatherland Front icon
    The Fatherland Front
    Originally established by the Bulgarian Workers' Party as a political resistance movement to confront oppression and fascism in Bulgaria, the Fatherland Front is now made up of members from multiple organizations, united against all those who seek to subdue the Bulgarian proletariat.
    • Zveno:
      • +10 Faction Loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • +10 Faction Loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +10 Faction Loyalty.
    • Gets event The Fatherland Front
    After gathering significant support from numerous political groups, it is time for our anti-fascist front to become a political movement in itself, uniting the members of all these different political organizations into a single party, determined to resist fascism in Bulgaria at all costs.

    Full Voting Rights for Women Sub-branch[edit]

    Full Voting Rights for WomenFile:BUL NF Full Voting Rights for Women.pngBUL NF Full Voting Rights for Women.png

    Shared communist and democratic sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Goal generic national unity.png Full Voting Rights for Women Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • The Fatherland Front focus The Fatherland Front
      • Form a Popular Bloc focus Form a Popular Bloc
    Bulgaria: If we want freedom, equality and progress to prevail in our country, it is time to grant women full voting rights and support the Union of Bulgarian Women in its task to raise social awareness on women's issues in Bulgaria.

    Democratic Principles Sub-branch[edit]

    Democratic PrinciplesSupport the Agrarian UnionForm a Popular BlocAbolish the MonarchySeek Cooperation with the TsarLegislative ElectionsThe Salonika AgreementLand ReorganizationAgrarian Cooperative MovementModernize the IndustryPetorkataFile:BUL NF Democratic Principles.pngBUL NF Democratic Principles.png

    Democratic sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Goal generic support democracy.png Democratic Principles Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Oppose the Royal Dictatorship focus Oppose the Royal Dictatorship
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Seek Cooperation with the Tsar focus Seek Cooperation with the Tsar
    Bulgaria:
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: +5.00%
    • Change in popularity of DemocracyDemocracy: 5.00%
    • Available as Political Advisor:
      • Stefan Stefanov (Industry Reformer):
      • Konstantin Muraviev (Compassionate Gentleman):
        • Improve Relations Opinion: +15.00%
    • Zveno:
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    While our main objective is to end the authoritarian regime of the Tsar, we cannot allow a totalitarian communist government to be established in its place. We must stay true to democratic ideals and seek to increase the influence of like-minded ministers in government.
    Goal generic improve relations.png Support the Agrarian Union Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Democratic Principles focus Democratic Principles
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Seek Cooperation with the Tsar focus Seek Cooperation with the Tsar
    • Not: The Agrarian National Union faction has been destroyed
    • Not: Has banned the distribution of Agrarian National Union media.

    The following will bypass the focus:
    The Agrarian National Union faction has been integrated into the government
    Bulgaria:
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +120
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: +10.00%
    • Gain Base War support: -5.00%
    • Change in popularity of DemocracyDemocracy: 5.00%
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +10 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +10 faction Popularity.
    • Legalize the Agrarian Union faction, preventing us from opressing them in the future, except to suppress dissidents who actively threaten the well-being of the nation.
    The ideas of the Bulgarian Agrarian National Union in economic matters may differ slightly from ours, but if we leave these trifles behind, its members could align themselves with our policies. We must therefore proceed to legalize this organization and seek cooperation between our parties, for if we are to lead Bulgaria towards a real democracy, we need all the support we can get...
    Focus rom handle king.png Abolish the Monarchy Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Support the Agrarian Union focus Support the Agrarian Union
    • More than 30% Support for DemocracyDP

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • Has completed focus Support the Agrarian Union focus Support the Agrarian Union
    • Tsar Boris III has died
    Bulgaria:
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Change in popularity of DemocracyDemocracy: 5.00%
    • Remove the National Spirit Tsar Boris III Tsar Boris III
    • Remove Georgi Kyoseivanov
    • If has less than 30% StabilityStability
      • Set ruling party to CommunismBCP
      • Start civil war in Sofia (48) and Plovdiv (212)
      • Loses all unit leaders with Tsar Loyalist trait.
      • Georgi Kyoseivanov becomes leader for the Non-AlignedNon-Aligned party:
    • Otherwise:
      • Every unit leader that is not Vasil Tenev Boydev removes tsar loyalist trait.
      • Vasil Tenev Boydev retires
    • if The DLC La RésistanceLa Résistance is enabled:
      • Remove every operative that is a Tsar Loyalist.
      • Gain Base StabilityStability: -10.00%
      • Georgi Kyoseivanov becomes leader for the Non-AlignedNon-Aligned party:
    • Zveno
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • If StabilityStability if below 30% at the time this focus is
      completed, a civil war will start!
    • If current ruling party is Democratic
      • Bulgaria will be known as Republic of Bulgaria
    The monarchy may have been a useful tool in maintaining stability in Bulgaria during the early years of the Bulgarian Third State, but after devastating wars and tyrannical regimes, people have lost faith in this antiquated system of government. The time has come to abolish it.
    Goal tfv strengthen commonwealth ties.png Seek Cooperation with the Tsar Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Democratic Principles focus Democratic Principles
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Support the Agrarian Union focus Support the Agrarian Union
    Bulgaria:
    Tsar Boris III icon
    Tsar Boris III
    Effective change:
    Boris's policies have proven to be very beneficial for Bulgaria and for this reason the Tsar enjoys a very good popular opinion not only within the elites and the most privileged circles, but also among the most humble classes.
    • Decision cost to activate any Faction Management decisions is halved.
    The Tsar still holds too much power within the government and could hinder all our proposals if provoked, so our best option is to try to cooperate with him while we gradually increase our influence in the government.
    Goal generic neutrality focus.png Legislative Elections Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Abolish the Monarchy focus Abolish the Monarchy
      • Seek Cooperation with the Tsar focus Seek Cooperation with the Tsar
    • More than 40% support for DemocracyDP
    • One of the following must be true:
      • More than 50% Agrarian Union faction loyalty.
      • The Agrarian National Union faction has been destroyed.
      • The Agrarian National Union faction has been integrated into the goverment.
    Bulgaria:
    The Second National Catastrophe icon
    The Second National Catastrophe
    Effective Change:
    Following our defeat in the Great War, the Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine forced us to cede vast territories that now belong to Yugoslavia, Greece, and Romania, and until recently the League of Nations required us to prioritize the payments of large sums of war reparations, crippling our economy and inevitably increasing the debt of our country. The national spirit has never really recovered from this blow, so it is no wonder why this treaty is popularly known in Bulgaria as the Second National Catastrophe...
    • Politics will change:
      • DemocracyDP becomes the ruling party.
      • Public elections will not be held.
    • Broad Socialists
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    The Bulgarian Democratic Party has garnered massive support and it is now in position to pressure the government to call parliamentary elections, this time free from the rigging they have been subjected to for years.
    Focus generic befriend greece.png The Salonika Agreement Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Legislative Elections focus Legislative Elections
    • Flag of Greece Greece exists
    • At peace with Flag of Greece Greece
    • Flag of Greece Greece
      • Is not justifying War goalWar goal against Bulgaria
      • OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria at least 25
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Is not in Faction
      • Is in Faction with Flag of Greece Greece

    The following will bypass the focus:
    One of the following must be true:
    Flag of Greece Greece:
    • Gets event Bulgaria Approaches the Greek Government

    Effects if Flag of Greece Greece accepts:

    • Flag of Greece Greece:
    • Bulgaria:
    • Every country that can influence Bulgaria, not in a faction with Bulgaria or Greece:
      • Gains Approached Yugoslavia (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria -25)
    It is obvious that Bulgaria alone does not pose any threat to the nations that formed the Balkan Entente to confront our country together, so we must try to reestablish friendly relations with our neighbors, and what better way to start than by signing an agreement with the leader of the Kingdom of Greece, Konstantinos Demertzis?
    Focus generic the giant wakes.png Land Reorganization Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Legislative Elections focus Legislative Elections
    • More than 50% StabilityStability
    • More than 70% support for DemocracyDP
    Bulgaria:
    • Add 2 Building slotBuilding Slots in every cored state fully controlled by Bulgaria
    It is time to carry out an industrial and agrarian reorganization, in accordance with our plans to implement a set of new reforms to strengthen these sectors in the near future.
    Goal generic consumer goods.png Agrarian Cooperative Movement Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Land Reorganization focus Land Reorganization
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Modernize the Industry focus Modernize the Industry
    • More than 80% support for DemocracyDP
    • One of the following must be true:
      • More than 80% Agrarian Union faction loyalty.
      • The Agrarian National Union faction has been destroyed.
      • The Agrarian National Union faction has been integrated into the goverment.
    Bulgaria:
    Government Reforms icon
    Government Reforms
    • Consumer Goods Factories: -5.0%
    • Max Factories in a State: +10%
    • Construction Speed: +5.00%
    The Reforms implemented by the government in agrarian and industrial matters are undoubtedly essential for the development and progress of the Bulgarian nation.
    • Agrarian Union
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    We must take inspiration from the agrarian measures proposed by the Agrarian National Union and promote an organization of the countryside based on cooperatives.
    Goal generic production.png Modernize the Industry Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Land Reorganization focus Land Reorganization
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Agrarian Cooperative Movement focus Agrarian Cooperative Movement
    • More than 80% support for DemocracyDP
    • One of the following must be true:
      • More than 80% Broad Socialists faction loyalty.
      • The Broad Socialists faction has been destroyed.
      • The Broad Socialists faction has been integrated into the goverment.
    Bulgariagets the national spirit:
    Government Reforms icon
    Government Reforms
    • Production Efficiency Retention: +10.00%
    • Production Efficiency Cap: +5.00%
    • Production Efficiency Base: +10.00%
    • Factory Output: +5.00%
    • Dockyard: +5.00%
    The Reforms implemented by the government in agrarian and industrial matters are undoubtedly essential for the development and progress of the Bulgarian nation.
    • Broad Socialists
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    If we are to establish ourselves as the foremost industrial power within the Balkans we must strive to modernize our industry! Increased budget allocations and improved tools will make our dreams come true.
    Goal tripartite pact.png Petorkata Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Seek Cooperation with the Tsar focus Seek Cooperation with the Tsar
    Bulgaria:
    Petorkata icon
    Petorkata
    We have recieved a proposal to collaborate with certain political groups that, like us, seek to defend democratic principles against all those political forces attempting to establish a dictatorial regime, be it tsarist, fascist or communist. This coalition would be made up of five organizations, including the Radical Democratic Party, the National Liberal Party and, of course, the Bulgarian Democratic Party.
    • Agrarian Union
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    We have received a proposal to collaborate with certain political groups that, like us, seek to defend democratic principles against all those political forces attempting to establish a dictatorial regime, be it tsarist, fascist or communist. This coalition would be made up of five organizations, including the Radical Democratic Party, the National Liberal Party and, of course, the Bulgarian Democratic Party.

    Ban Far-Right Organizations/ Restrained Paramilitary Organizations Sub-branch[edit]

    Ban Far-Right OrganizationsRestrained Paramilitary OrganizationsFile:BUL NF Ban Far-Right Restrained Paramilitary.pngBUL NF Ban Far-Right Restrained Paramilitary.png

    Shared democratic and monarchist sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Focus eng move to secure the dominions.png Ban Far-Right Organizations Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Democratic Principles focus Democratic Principles
      • The Tsar's Regime focus The Tsar's Regime
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Restrained Paramilitary Organizations focus Restrained Paramilitary Organizations
    Bulgaria:
    • Change in popularity of FascismFascism: −10.00%
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: +10.00%
    • Gain Base War supportWar support: −5.00%
    • Broad Socialists:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • −15 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • −10 faction popularity.
    • Unlocks decision to repress the National Social Movement
    Far-right radicals do not hesitate to use violence against authority, posing a great threat to our government and to our citizens. We must ban all social movements of this nature and disband any associated paramilitary organizations.
    Goal demand sudetenland.png Restrained Paramilitary Organizations Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Democratic Principles focus Democratic Principles
      • The Tsar's Regime focus The Tsar's Regime
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Ban Far-Right Organizations focus Ban Far-Right Organizations
    Bulgaria:
    Paramilitary Organizations icon
    Paramilitary Organizations
    Weekly ManpowerManpower: +500
    Members of paramilitary organizations are loyal individuals who already possess some form of military dicipline and will be ready to wage war for the greater glory of our country. Since we earned their allegiance to our cause, they have proven to be a reliable source of manpower.
    • Broad Socialists
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union
      • −5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • +5 faction popularity.
    • Unlocks decisions to cooperate with the National Social Movement
    Members of paramilitary organizations are loyal individuals who already possess some form of military discipline and will be ready to wage war for the greater glory of our country. If we can entice these organizations, they could become a reliable source of manpower.

    Liberalization of Trade Policies Sub-branch[edit]

    Liberalization of Trade PoliciesPlot Against BorisThe Return of Tsar Ferdinand IAmend Old GrudgesForm a Regency CouncilFile:BUL NF Liberalization of Trade Policies.pngBUL NF Liberalization of Trade Policies.png

    Succession of Tsar Boris III sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Goal generic trade.png Liberalization of Trade Policies Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Petorkata focus Petorkata
      • Illusions of a Non-Partisan System focus Illusions of a Non-Partisan System
    Bulgaria gets the national spirit:
    Liberal Trade Policies icon
    Liberal Trade Policies
    • Consumer Goods Factories: -5.0%
    • Trade Laws Cost: -50%
    Bulgarian economy has been lurching from one crisis to the next since its independence from the Ottoman Empire. Autarkic policies have proven to be inadequate in the past, so it is time to move towards economic liberalization.
    Bulgarian economy has been lurching from one crisis to the next since its independence from the Ottoman Empire. Autarkic policies have proven to be inadequate in the past, so it is time to move towards economic liberalization.
    Focus BUL plot against boris.png Plot Against Boris Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Liberalization of Trade Policies focus Liberalization of Trade Policies
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Strengthen the Royal Dictatorship focus Strengthen the Royal Dictatorship

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Tsar Boris III has died
    Bulgaria:
    • If Tsar boris III is not dead:
      • Unlocks Plot Against Boris Decisions.
    We thought that Tsar Boris was the monarch who would lead the country to greatness, but his authoritarian regime, close to a dictatorship, is proving that we were wrong and threatens to further destabilize the country. It is our duty as loyal servants of Bulgaria to rid our nation of this unworthy ruler and to form a new government, worthy of the people's trust.
    Focus BUL the return of ferdinand.png The Return of Tsar Ferdinand I Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Plot Against Boris focus Plot Against Boris
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Form a Regency Council focus Form a Regency Council
    • Tsar Boris III has died
    • Not: Has abolished Bulgarian Monarchy
    • Is not in Faction with Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
    • Is not in Faction with Flag of France France
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Is faction leader
      • Is not in Faction
      • Any country:
        • Is in Faction with Bulgaria
        • Is Faction leader
        • Current ruling party is not CommunistCommunist
        • Current ruling party is not DemocraticDemocratic
    Bulgaria:
    • The Non-AlignedNon-Aligned party will now be called Tsar Ferdinand I Loyalists
    • Ferdinand I becomes leader for the Non-AlignedNon-Aligned party
      • Dreams of a New Byzantium:
        • StabilityStability: -10.00%
        • War supportWar support: +10.00%
        • Generate War goalWar goal tension limit: -50.0%
        • Justify War goalWar goal time: -15.0%
        • Master impact: -0.1
        • Offensive War Penalty StabilityStability Modifier: +20.00%
        • Extra military and civilian factories from subject: +40%
    • Politics will change:
    • If has more than 0 puppets:
    Tsar Ferdinand's Puppet icon
    Tsar Ferdinand's Puppet
    • Master Ideology Drift: +0.50
    • Civilian industry to overlord: +40.00%
    • Military industry to overlord: +40.00%
    [Country name] has been subjugated by Tsar Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, who exercises a great influence over the [Country Adjective] government, keeping the country's politics, economy and industry under his full control.
    Despite his advanced age and the fact that he was forced to abdicate in 1918 after the Bulgarian defeat in the Great War, the political experience and military skill of the former Tsar Ferdinand I make him the most suitable candidate to lead the nation to greatness. We must make the necessary arrangements to bring Ferdinand back to the Bulgarian throne.
    Goal generic occupy states ongoing war.png Amend Old Grudges Bulgaria: Bulgaria: It is time to avenge all the damage and humiliation inflicted on Bulgaria by its many enemies in the past, from the treacherous Romanians and Turks who stabbed us in the back during the Second Balkan War to the Entente powers who defeated us in the great war and have been hampering the development of our country ever since.
    Focus BUL form a regency council.png Form a Regency Council Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Plot Against Boris focus Plot Against Boris
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • The Return of Tsar Ferdinand I focus The Return of Tsar Ferdinand I
    • Tsar Boris III has died
    • Not: Has abolished Bulgarian Monarchy
    Bulgaria:
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: +10.00%
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Gets event The Regency Council
    • A Regency Council will be appointed to exercise the country's government and tutelage over young Simeon II.
    Following the death of Tsar Boris, and due to his heir being underage, a Regency Council must be appointed to exercise the country's government on behalf of young Simeon II.

    The Tsar's Regime/ Appoint Right-Wing Ministers Sub-branch[edit]

    The Tsar's RegimeIllusions of a Non-Partisan SystemStrengthen the Royal DictatorshipLimited Women's SuffrageRestore the Tarnovo ConstitutionFreedom of PressPromote Bulgarian NationalismFound the BrannikWar IndustryBulgarian IrredentismCrush the CommunistsAppoint Right-Wing MinistersThe Path Towards a Greater BulgariaDepose the TsarMilitary DictatorshipApproach GermanyCooperation with ItalySupport the Spanish CoupAllow Far-Right OrganizationsIntegrate the RatniksEconomic ProtectionismIndustrial AutarkyCorporatismFile:BUL NF The Tsar's Regime Appoint Right-Wing Ministers.pngBUL NF The Tsar's Regime Appoint Right-Wing Ministers.png

    Monarchist and fascist sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Focus generic monarchy 1.png The Tsar's Regime Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Power to the Tsar focus Power to the Tsar
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Appoint Right-Wing Ministers focus Appoint Right-Wing Ministers
    Bulgaria:
    • Change in popularity of Non-AlignedNon-Aligned: 5.00%
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: -5.00%
    • Zveno:
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    Our country is split into multiple factions, social movements and banned political organizations. The Tsar must impose his full authority if he is to eventually bring cohesion and stability to Bulgaria.
    Focus usa voter registration act.png Illusions of a Non-Partisan System Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • The Tsar's Regime focus The Tsar's Regime
      • Promote Bulgarian Nationalism focus Promote Bulgarian Nationalism
    • More than 20% Support for democraticDP
    Bulgaria:
    Tsar Boris III icon
    Tsar Boris III
    Effective change:
    Boris's policies have proven to be very beneficial for Bulgaria and for this reason the Tsar enjoys a very good popular opinion not only within the elites and the most privileged circles, but also among the most humble classes.
    • Decision cost to activate any Faction Management decisions is halved.
    The Tsar needs the support of his democratic subjects to fulfill his vision of a united Bulgaria. We must hold what will be an illusion of parliamentary elections, keeping popular opposition parties banned and ensuring that pro-government candidates win a majority of seats.
    Goal generic political pressure.png Strengthen the Royal Dictatorship Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Illusions of a Non-Partisan System focus Illusions of a Non-Partisan System
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Plot Against Boris focus Plot Against Boris
    • More than 70% support for Non-alignedTsar Boris Loyalists
    Bulgaria:
    Tsar Boris III icon
    Tsar Boris III
    Effective change:
    Boris's policies have proven to be very beneficial for Bulgaria and for this reason the Tsar enjoys a very good popular opinion not only within the elites and the most privileged circles, but also among the most humble classes.
    • Increased effects on factions for all Faction Management decisions.
    • Faction Management decisions will take less time to complete and will be available sooner after having activated them.
    We must focus on promoting loyalty to Boris and eradicating all opposition to the regime. Thus paving the way for the Tsar Unifier to finally bring the glory our beloved nation deserves.
    Focus generic concessions.png Limited Women's Suffrage Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Promote Bulgarian Nationalism focus Promote Bulgarian Nationalism
    Bulgaria:
    • Change in popularity of current ideology: 15.00%
    • If current ruling party is Non-AlignedNon-Aligned:
      • Change in popularity of FascismFascism: 5.00%
    • If current ruling party is FascismFascism:
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: +5.00%
    • Available as Political Advisor:
    Bulgarian women call for social progress and equality, and nationalists have already warned that this fight is not only a women's issue, but a matter of social development and nation-building. Therefore, in order to follow the path of progress while preserving full political control, we will grant conditional voting rights to married, non-communist women.
    Focus hol the foundations of defense.png Restore the Tarnovo Constitution Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • The Tsar's Regime focus The Tsar's Regime
    Bulgaria:
    • Change in popularity of Non-AlignedNon-Aligned: 10.00%
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Zveno:
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    Since the coup d'etat of 1934, the state has been governed under a de facto suspended constitution. It is time that we officially restore the Tarnovo Constitution, which will not only please our citizens, but also legally support our authoritarian regime.
    Focus generic treaty.png Freedom of Press Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Restore the Tarnovo Constitution focus Restore the Tarnovo Constitution
    • Has not selected Institute Press Censorship
    • Not: Has banned any faction media in the last 365 days
    Bulgaria:
    • Change in popularity of DemocracyDemocracy: 5.00%
    • Political Power: +120
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: +10.00%
    • Broad Socialists:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Unlocks decisions to cooperate with the Broad Socialists
    • Will prevent the government from banning the
      media of any faction for the next
      365 days.
    Now that the constitution has been restored, we must guarantee its rights and principles. Allowing the distribution of currently banned newspapers could be the first step into cooperating with certain organizations.
    Focus BUL promote bulgarian nationalism.png Promote Bulgarian Nationalism Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • The Tsar's Regime focus The Tsar's Regime
      • Appoint Right-Wing Ministers focus Appoint Right-Wing Ministers
    Bulgaria: There may be countless threats to our nation from both abroad and within it, but if we Bulgarians stand together and work side by side, we shall prevail in the turbulent times ahead!
    Focus BUL found the brannik.png Found the Brannik Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Promote Bulgarian Nationalism focus Promote Bulgarian Nationalism
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Depose the Tsar focus Depose the Tsar
    Bulgaria gets the national spirit:
    Brannik icon
    Brannik
    Bogdan Filov has an interesting proposal to found a pro-fascist national youth organization, called Brannik, close to the authorities and loyal to the Tsar, modeled on other German youth organizations. Filov believes that Brannik can become massive, providing us with a substantial source of manpower.
    "Boris, Bulgaria, God!"
    Goal generic small arms.png War Industry Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Strengthen the Royal Dictatorship focus Strengthen the Royal Dictatorship
      • Found the Brannik focus Found the Brannik
    • At war
    Bulgaria: An army at war needs a constant flow of equipment, weapons and aircraft. If we are to emerge victorious from this conflict, we need to increase our military production to feed our forces.
    Goal generic territory or war.png Bulgarian Irredentism Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Promote Bulgarian Nationalism focus Promote Bulgarian Nationalism
      • The Path Towards a Greater Bulgaria focus The Path Towards a Greater Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    Bulgarian Irredentism icon
    Bulgarian Irredentism
    Effective change:
    Bulgarian nationalism calls for the necessity to redraw the Balkan borders in favor of Bulgaria, and even the communists and the democrats will agree with that. We must emphasize the need to restore Greater Bulgaria, a common goal for all our people.
    Bulgarian nationalism calls for the necessity to redraw the Balkan borders in favor of Bulgaria, and even the communists and the democrats will agree with that. We must emphasize the need to restore Greater Bulgaria, a common goal for all our people.
    Focus spr crush the revolution.png Crush the Communists Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • The Tsar's Regime focus The Tsar's Regime
      • Appoint Right-Wing Ministers focus Appoint Right-Wing Ministers
    • Not: Has legalized the Broad Socialists faction.
    Bulgaria:
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Change in popularity of CommunismCommunism: -10.00%
    • Zveno:
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • -15 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • -10 faction popularity.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Decision cost to oppress Broad Socialist faction is halved.
    • Will lose stability based on CommunismCommunism support and Broad Socialists Popularity:
      • Gain base StabilityStability: (Popularity of Broad Socialists ÷ 1000) + (Popularity of CommunismCommunism x -1)
    • Will prevent the Bulgarian government from
      cooperating with the
      Broad Socialists in the
      future.
    Despite having been repressed multiple times so far this century, communists still lurk in the shadows, preying on the miserable and outcast to thicken their ranks. It is our duty to finish them off once and for all, by whatever means necessary...
    Focus generic diplomatic treaty.png Appoint Right-Wing Ministers Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Power to the Tsar focus Power to the Tsar
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • The Tsar's Regime focus The Tsar's Regime
    Bulgaria:
    • Change in popularity of FascismFascism: 5.00%
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Available as Political Advisor:
    • Nikola Zhekov (Nazi Sympathizer):
      • Same ideology monthly opinion: +75.00%
      • Daily FascismFascism Support: +0.10
    • Zveno:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists:
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement:
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Unlocks decisions to cooperate with the National Social Movement
    • Unlocks decisions to repress the National Social Movement
    The Tsar's regime, while helpful in exercising firm control over the country, lacks any real goals to improve Bulgaria's situation on the international scene. We must take advantage of the authoritarian nature of the current system to appoint new ministers who are ready to make the political and social changes that Bulgaria really needs.
    Focus generic strike at democracy1.png The Path Towards a Greater Bulgaria Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Appoint Right-Wing Ministers focus Appoint Right-Wing Ministers
    • More than 30% support for FascismUBNL
    Bulgaria: We must begin to adjust our economy so that it can withstand the imminent mobilization of the Bulgarian army. For the path towards a greater Bulgaria is plagued by war and conflict.
    Focus rom abdicate.png Depose the Tsar Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Bulgarian Irredentism focus Bulgarian Irredentism
      • The Path Towards a Greater Bulgaria focus The Path Towards a Greater Bulgaria
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Found the Brannik focus Found the Brannik
    • More than 40% support for FascistUBNL
    Bulgaria:
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Change in popularity of FascismFascism: 5.00%
    • Remove the National Spirit Tsar Boris III Tsar Boris III
    • If has advisor Georgi Kyoseivanov:
      • Remove Georgi Kyoseivanov
    • If has less than 30% StabilityStability
      • Set ruling party to FascismUBNL
      • Unit leader Asen Nikolov or Konstantin Lukash if they are not a Zveno Member:
        • add Tsar Loyalist trait
      • Start civil war in Sofia (48) and Plovdiv (212)
    • if The DLC La RésistanceLa Résistance is enabled:
      • Remove every operative that is a Tsar Loyalist.
      • Georgi Kyoseivanov becomes leader for the Non-AlignedNon-Aligned party:
    • Gain base StabilityStability: -10%
    • Zveno
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Broad Socialists
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • If StabilityStability if below 30% at the time this focus is
      completed, a civil war will start!
    The Bulgarian monarchy has become a liability that can only hinder us in achieving our goals. The Tsar's usefulness has come to an end and it's time to get him out of the way.
    Goal generic political pressure.png Military Dictatorship Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Depose the Tsar focus Depose the Tsar
    Bulgaria:
    Military Dictatorship icon
    Military Dictatorship
    We must take full control of the country and rule it under a militaristic authoritarian regime that allows us to take the necessary measures to continue our military efforts.
    We must take full control of the country and rule it under a militaristic authoritarian regime that allows us to take the necessary measures to continue our military efforts.
    Focus chi mission to germany.png Approach Germany Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Bulgarian Irredentism focus Bulgarian Irredentism
    • Flag of Germany Germany exists
    • At peace with Flag of Germany Germany
    • Flag of Germany Germany: Is not justifying War goalWar goal against Bulgaria
    • Flag of Germany Germany: OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria at least 25
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Is not in Faction
      • Is in Faction with Flag of Germany Germany

    The following will bypass the focus:
    One of the following must be true:
    Bulgaria:
    • Gains Strengthened Relations with us (OpinionOpinion of Flag of Germany Germany +35)
    • Flag of Germany Germany gains Strengthen Relations with us (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria +35)
    • If Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom, Flag of France France or Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union is not in a faction with Flag of Germany Germany they get:
      • Gains Approached Germany (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria −25)
    • If Current ruling party is FascistFascist:
      • Available as Political Advisor:
        • Bogdan Filov (Ambitious Negotiator):
          • Political PowerPolitical Power Gain: +10%
          • Improve relations opinion: +25.00%
          • Daily support for FascismFascism: +0.05
          • Bogdan Filov increases the chances of success when negotiationg with the Axis and decreases it when negotiating with the Allies.
    • Otherwise:
      • Available as Political Advisor:
        • Bogdan Filov (Ambitious Negotiator):
          • Political PowerPolitical Power Gain: +10%
          • Improve relations opinion: +25.00%
          • Daily support for UnalignedUnaligned: +0.05
          • Bogdan Filov increases the chances of success when negotiationg with the Axis and decreases it when negotiating with the Allies.
    • If has completed focus Attract Foreign Capitals focus Attract Foreign Capitals
      • Reduced decision cost for Foreign Agreements with Germany and increased German factories cap.
    • Activate Purchase German Artillery
    • Activate Purchase German Military Vehicles
    • Activate Purchase German Aircraft
    • Activate Purchase German Infantry Equipment
    • Activate Purchase German Armor
    • Unlocks Decision: Demand our Historical Claims
    While the British and the French have been continually strangling our economy since the humiliation of the Treaty of Neuilly, the Germans have not only shown hints of acknowledging our territorial claims, but have also helped us clearing our debts and buying a large part of our harvest, boosting our economy and allowing us to carry out important industrial and agrarian reforms.
    Focus befriend italy.png Cooperation with Italy Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Approach Germany focus Approach Germany
    • At peace with Flag of Italy Italy
    • Flag of Italy Italy:
      • Is not justifying War goalWar goal against Bulgaria
      • OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria at least 25
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Is not in Faction
      • Is in Faction with Flag of Italy Italy

    The following will bypass the focus:
    One of the following must be true:
    • Flag of Italy Italy does not exist
    • Flag of Italy Italy is a subject of another country.
    • Flag of Italy Italy Has capitulated
    Bulgaria:
    • Flag of Italy Italy Gets event Bulgarian Proposal for a Research Agreement
    • Gains Strengthened Relations with us (OpinionOpinion of Flag of Italy Italy +35)
    • Flag of Italy Italy gains Strengthen Relations with us (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria +35)
    • Every country that can infulence Bulgaria, Is not in faction with Flag of Italy Italy and does not have the same government as Flag of Italy Italy
      • Gains Approached Italy (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria −25)
    • Activate Purchase Italian Artillery
    • Activate Purchase Italian Military Vehicles
    • Activate Purchase Italian Aircraft
    • Activate Purchase Italian Infantry Equipment
    • Activate Purchase Italian Armor
    • Activate Purchase Italian Ships
    Italians have shown their economic interest in our country several times, and we must not forget the royal marriage between Tsar Boris and princess Giovanni. We shall strengthen both our diplomatic and economic relations with them, as they could prove to be a strong ally in the Balkans in the near future.
    Focus intervention spain nationalists.png Support the Spanish Coup Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Appoint Right-Wing Ministers focus Appoint Right-Wing Ministers
    • Is not in a civil war
    • If the DLC La RésistanceLa Résistance is enabled:
    • Otherwise:
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Bulgaria is Fully independent.
    Bulgaria:
    Volunteers in Spain icon
    Volunteers in Spain
    • Send volunteers tension limit: −100.0%
    • Max volunteer force divisions: +3
    • Divisions required for sending volunteer force: −75.0%
    The first theater in the war against Bolshevism is Spain. If we officially support the military uprising and organize a group of volunteers to support the rebel side, the Spanish civil war could become the perfect testing ground for our troops.
    • Set the rule: Can send volunteer forces.
    • A general who fought in the Spanish Civil War will get promoted to Field Marshal, adding 1 Skill Level and receiving a random Trait upon the conclusion of the Spanish civil war. Requires sending volunteers to Flag of Nationalist Spain Nationalist Spain
    The first theater in the war against Bolshevism is Spain. If we officially support the military uprising and organize a group of volunteers to support the rebel side, the Spanish civil war could become the perfect testing ground for our troops.
    Goal generic dangerous deal.png Allow Far-Right Organizations Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Appoint Right-Wing Ministers focus Appoint Right-Wing Ministers
    • Not: Has banned the distribution of National Social Movement Media.
    Bulgaria:
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +70
    • Gain Base War supportWar support: +5.00%
    • Change in popularity of FascismFascism: 10.00%
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: -5.00%
    • Broad Socialists
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement
      • +10 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement
      • +10 faction popularity.
    • Legalize the National Social Movement faction, preventing us from oppressing them in the future, except to supress dissidents who actively threaten the well-being of the nation.
    Legalizing certain far-right organizations, such as the National Social Movement or the Ratniks, could provide us with helpful and loyal allies who support our regime and our ideals.
    Focus secret rearmament.png Integrate the Ratniks Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Allow Far-Right Organizations focus Allow Far-Right Organizations
    Bulgaria:
    Ratniks icon
    Ratniks
    The Ratniks, or the Union of Warriors for the Progress of the Bulgarianness is a recently-founded nationalist paramilitary organization that could prove to be a very useful tool in providing support for the regime and significant ammount of manpower for the army.
    • Broad Socialists
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    The Ratniks, or the Union of Warriors for the Progress of the Bulgarianness is a recently-founded nationalist paramilitary organization that could prove to be a very useful tool in providing support for the regime and significant amounts of manpower for the army.
    Focus generic self management.png Economic Protectionism Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Appoint Right-Wing Ministers focus Appoint Right-Wing Ministers
    Bulgaria:
    Government Reforms icon
    Government Reforms
    The reforms implemented by the government in agrarian and industrial matters are undoubtedly essential for the development and progress of the Bulgarian nation.
    • Zveno
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    We must implement new reforms to boost the national economy and industry, while also protecting basic sectors in Bulgaria such as agriculture and handicrafts.
    Goal generic construct civilian.png Industrial Autarky Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Economic Protectionism focus Economic Protectionism
    • More Factories than 20
    Bulgaria:
    Government Reforms icon
    Government Reforms
    Effective Change:
    • Consumer Goods Factories: -2.0%
    • Resources to Market: -15%
    • Civilian factoryCivilian factory construction speed: +5.00%
    • Trade Laws Cost: +50%
    The reforms implemented by the government in agrarian and industrial matters are undoubtedly essential for the development and progress of the Bulgarian nation.
    • Zveno
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    • Agrarian Union
      • -5 faction loyalty.
    • National Social Movement
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    Our protectionist reforms have been extraordinarily successful in boosting the country's economy and industry, so we must continue in this course of action and implement new reforms that bring Bulgaria closer to autarky.
    Focus eng concessions to the trade unions.png Corporatism Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Industrial Autarky focus Industrial Autarky
      • Cooperation with Italy focus Cooperation with Italy
    • More Factories than 30
    Bulgaria:
    Government Reforms icon
    Government Reforms
    Effective Change:
    • Resource Gain Efficiency: +15.00%
    • Consumer Goods Factories: -5.0%
    • Resources to Market: 0%
    • Civilian factoryCivilian factory construction speed: +5.00%
    The reforms implemented by the government in agrarian and industrial matters are undoubtedly essential for the development and progress of the Bulgarian nation.
    • National Social Movement
      • +5 faction loyalty.
    Inspired by the Italian model, workers and capitalists from different economic sectors must participate in national policymaking, so that we can mediate between these groups and carry out the most beneficial reforms for the national economy.

    Follow the Stalinist Doctrine/ Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics/ A Balkan Confederation Sub-branch[edit]

    Follow the Stalinist DoctrineJoint Research EffortSoviet Military ExercisesSoviet-Bulgarian War IndustryCarry the Revolution AbroadLiberation of the ProletariatThe Anti-Capitalist FightBalkan Federation of Socialist RepublicsA Balkan ConfederationBury the Grudges of the PastBalkan Research CooperationBalkan Trade Union SecretariatUnited, We Shall Prevail!The Unification of the BalkansDefy MoscowRecover Italian TerritoriesFile:BUL NF Stalinist Balkan Federation Confederation.pngBUL NF Stalinist Balkan Federation Confederation.png

    United Balkan Federation sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Focus fra loyalty stalin.png Follow the Stalinist Doctrine Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Soviet-Bulgarian Treaty of Mutual Assistance focus Soviet-Bulgarian Treaty of Mutual Assistance
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics focus Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics
    • Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union:
      • Current ruling party is CommunistCommunist
      • Is Faction leader
      • Is fully independent
      • Is not justifying War goalWar goal against Bulgaria
      • At peace with Bulgaria
    • Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union: OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria at least 51
    • Is not in Faction
    • Is fully independent

    The following will bypass the focus:
    One of the following must be true:
    Bulgaria: It is time for us to formally apply for official Comintern membership so that we can develop better cooperation between the Soviet Union and Bulgaria, not only on economic and industrial issues, but also on military matters.
    Focus generic socialist science.png Joint Research Effort Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Follow the Stalinist Doctrine focus Follow the Stalinist Doctrine
    • Any country: Is in faction with Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • If: is in faction and is not in faction with the Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
      • Bulgaria joins Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
      • Faction members joins Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
    • Otherwise:
      • Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union Joins Comintern Research
      • Bulgaria joins Comintern Research
    We must combine our research efforts in the military area with those of our allies to promote the development of modern weapons that can tip the balance in our favor in a military conflict.
    Focus generic military mission.png Soviet Military Exercises Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Joint Research Effort focus Joint Research Effort
    • Is in Faction with Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
    Bulgaria: Our military forces have much to learn from the competent and disciplined Red Army. We should invite military advisers from the Soviet Union to come to Bulgaria to help us develop a military training program inspired by the Soviet model.
    Goal generic army tanks.png Soviet-Bulgarian War Industry Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Soviet Military Exercises focus Soviet Military Exercises
    • Is in Faction with Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
    Bulgaria:
    • Random owned controlled state:
    • Random owned controlled state:
    • Random owned controlled state:
    • Research Bonus from Technoloyg Sharing Group increases by 5%
    • If the DLC Death or DishonorDeath or Dishonor is enabled:
      • If Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union has researched Light Tank III:
        • Create licensed production of Light Tank III to Bulagria.
      • Otherwise if Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union has researched Light Tank II:
        • Create licensed production of Light Tank II to Bulagria.
      • Otherwise if Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union has researched Light Tank I:
        • Create licensed production of Light Tank I to Bulagria.
      • If Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union has researched Medium Tank III:
        • Create licensed production of Medium Tank III to Bulagria.
      • Otherwise if Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union has researched Medium Tank II:
        • Create licensed production of Medium Tank II to Bulagria.
      • Otherwise if Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union has researched Medium Tank I:
        • Create licensed production of Medium Tank I to Bulagria.
      • If Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union has researched Heavy Tank III:
        • Create licensed production of Heavy Tank III to Bulagria.
      • Otherwise if Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union has researched Heavy Tank II:
        • Create licensed production of Heavy Tank II to Bulagria.
      • Otherwise if Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union has researched Heavy Tank I:
        • Create licensed production of Heavy Tank I to Bulagria.
    • Otherwise:
      • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Tank models
    If we want to lay the foundations for a national military industry capable of supporting a large army, we must call for greater Soviet cooperation in the development and production of modern weapons.
    Focus spr masters of our own fate.png Carry the Revolution Abroad Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Follow the Stalinist Doctrine focus Follow the Stalinist Doctrine
    • Current ruling party is CommunistCommunist
    • Bulgaria is fully independent
    Bulgaria:
    • If not in a faction:
      • Any independent CommunistCommunist nation in the Balkans will get the event Bulgaria invites us to their faction
    • If has completed the focus Follow the Stalinist Doctrine focus Follow the Stalinist Doctrine and is not in a faction:
      • Set the rule: Can create Faction
    • Otherwise if is in faction:
      • Any independent CommunistCommunist nation in the Balkans will get the event Bulgaria invites us to their faction
    • If Bulgaria is in faction with the Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union and Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union is faction leader:
      • Gain base War supportWar support: +10.00%
      • Independent CommunistCommunist Balkan countries will get an event inviting them to Bulgaria's faction
      • Gains Annex War goalWar goal against any Balkan country with a non-communist government or allied to a different faction.
    • Otherwise:
      • If any country is a Balkan Country, Is CommunistCommunist and is not in a faction:
        • Gains Balkan Communism (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria +25)
        • Bulgaria gains Balkan Communism (OpinionOpinion of Country +25)
    • Every other Balkan nation that is:
      • One of the following:
        • Current ruling party is CommunistCommunist is in a faction that is not with Bulgaria
        • Current ruling party is not CommunistCommunist
          • Gain Communist Menace (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria -35)
          • Bulgaria gains Annex War goalWar goal
    Bulgaria must become the vanguard of the communist revolution in the Balkans. We will invite like-minded governments to join our alliance, and we will take it upon ourselves to bring the revolution by force to the rest of our neighbors.
    Focus ger great red menace.png Liberation of the Proletariat Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Carry the Revolution Abroad focus Carry the Revolution Abroad
    • Current ruling party is CommunistCommunist
    • Bulgaria is fully independent
    Bulgaria: It is our duty to put an end to the oppressive regimes to which the working class of neighboring countries is subjected. The Bulgarian people's army will not rest until these tyrannical governments are overthrown, even if it has to fight against the major European powers that support them.
    Focus generic strike at democracy3.png The Anti-Capitalist Fight Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Liberation of the Proletariat focus Liberation of the Proletariat
    • Current ruling party is CommunistCommunist
    • Bulgaria is fully independent
    Bulgaria:
    Anti-Capitalism icon
    Anti-Capitalism
    • Attack bonus against Major Democracydemocracies in Europe: 10.0%
    • Defense bonus against Major Democracydemocracies in Europe: 10.0%
    Throughout history, the so-called great democracies of Europe have meddled with the economy and borders of the Balkan countries, attending to their own interests and indifferent to the bloody conflicts they were causing. BUt the time has come for those rotten capitalists to fade away, for now it is Bulgaria's turn to dictate their economies, their governments and their borders.
    Throughout history, the so-called great democracies of Europe have meddled with the economy and borders of the Balkan countries, attending to their own interests and indifferent to the bloody conflicts they were causing. But the time has come for those rotten capitalists to fade away, for now it is Bulgaria's turn to dictate their economies, their governments and their borders.
    Focus BUL balkan federation of socialist republics.png Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Treaty of Perpetual Friendship focus Treaty of Perpetual Friendship
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Follow the Stalinist Doctrine focus Follow the Stalinist Doctrine
    • The Balkan Federation Project is ready.
    • Is not in a Faction
    • Current ruling party is CommunistCommunist
    • Bulgaria is fully independent
    Bulgaria:
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: +10.00%
    • Create Faction: Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics.
    • Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia gets event Bulgaria invites us to the Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics
    • The Balkan Federation Dream Decisions can now target other Balkan countries.
    The project of a Balkan Federation failed in the 1920s due to the nationalistic aspirations of the various members. But times have changed, and we must show our new federation project to the rest of the Balkan nations, starting with Yugoslavia.
    Goal anschluss.png A Balkan Confederation Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • The Salonika Agreement focus The Salonika Agreement
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Join the Allies focus Join the Allies
      • The Fate of the Balkans focus The Fate of the Balkans
    • Current ruling party is DemocraticDemocratic
    • Bulgaria is fully independent.
    Bulgaria:
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: +5.00%
    • Political PowerPolitical Power: +50
    • Create Faction: League of Balkan Confederacies
    • Flag of Greece Greece Gets event Bulgaria invites us to the League of Balkan Confederacies
    • Unlocks Balkan Confederation Decisions.
    The reasons that led to the formation of the Balkan Entente are now obsolete. In these turbulent times, the Balkan nations should leave the conflicts of the past behind and unite to defend themselves against the foreign powers that seek to subdue them.
    Goal generic major alliance.png Bury the Grudges of the Past Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics focus Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics
      • A Balkan Confederation focus A Balkan Confederation
    • Bulgaria is fully independent.
    Bulgaria:
    • Remove the National Spirit Second National Catastrophe Second National Catastrophe
    • If has completed focus Democratic Principles focus Democratic Principles:
      • Every Balkan Nation that is DemocraticDemocratic and is not in a faction:
        • Bulgaria loses claim on every owned state that is claimed by Bulgaria.
        • Gains Old Quarrels Left Behind (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria +75)
        • Gains event Bulgaria invites us to the League of Balkan Confederacies
        • Any independent DemocraticDemocratic nation in the Balkans will get the event Bulgaria invites us to the League of Balkan Confederacies
    • Otherwise:
      • Every Balkan Nation that is CommunistCommunist and is not in a faction:
        • Bulgaria loses claim on every owned state that is claimed by Bulgaria.
        • Gains Old Quarrels Left Behind (OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria +75)
        • Any independent CommunistCommunist nation in the Balkans will get the event Bulgaria invites us to the Balkan Federation of Socialist Republics
    It is time to put the disputes of the past behind us and start looking towards a future of solidarity and cooperation in the Balkans. We must urge our neighbors to join our federation, because our project for a united Balkans will never be complete without them.
    Focus research2.png Balkan Research Cooperation Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Bury the Grudges of the Past focus Bury the Grudges of the Past
    • Any country: Is in faction with Bulgaria
    Bulgaria and all faction members:
    • Joins Balkan Research Cooperation Program
    We must develop a cooperation program that allows scientists from the different countries of our federation to share their discoveries and foster new technological advances.
    Goal generic positive trade relations.png Balkan Trade Union Secretariat Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Bury the Grudges of the Past focus Bury the Grudges of the Past
    Bulgaria and every Balkan allied nation gets the national spirit:
    Balkan Trade Union Secretariat icon
    Balkan Trade Union Secretariat
    • Consumer Goods Factories: -5%
    • Economy Laws Cost: -35%
    • Trade Laws Cost: -35%
    We must establish a Trade Union Secretariat that determines the directives to be followed by the different trade unions, with the aim of boosting the economy and fostering cooperation between the countries of our confederation.
    We must establish a Trade Union Secretariat that determines the directives to be followed by the different trade unions, with the aim of boosting the economy and fostering cooperation between the countries of our Federation.
    Goal generic military deal.png United, We Shall Prevail! Bulgaria: Bulgaria:
    The Balkans United icon
    The Balkans United
    • Division Organization: +10%
    • Division Attack on core territory: +15%
    • Division Defense on core territory: +15%
    The Balkans have long been subjected to foreign nations, but now is the time for our peoples to join forces against the invaders and fight for the land that, by right, belongs to us.
    The Balkans have long been subjected to foreign nations, but now is the time for our peoples to join forces against the invaders and fight for the land that, by right, belongs to us.
    Focus BUL the unification of the balkans.png The Unification of the Balkans Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • United, We Shall Prevail! focus United, We Shall Prevail!
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Free Balkan States focus Free Balkan States
    • Bulgaria is fully independent
    Bulgaria: The time has come to realize our vision of a united and independent Balkan Federation in which all citizens are equal and can move freely regardless of origin, culture or creed.
    Focus ger strike at the source.png Defy Moscow Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Balkan Trade Union Secretariat focus Balkan Trade Union Secretariat
    • Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union exists
    • Is not in faction with Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
    • Bulgaria is fully independent
    Bulgaria:
    Defying Moscow icon
    Defying Moscow
    The Soviet Union has long benefited from rivalries between the Balkan countries, not hesitating to interfere in our politics if it was in their interest. Now is the time for our federation to strike before the Soviet government realizes that our united Balkan bloc is in a position to challenge Moscow's hegemony.
    The Soviet Union has long benefited from rivalries between the Balkan countries, not hesitating to interfere in our politics if it was in their interest. Now is the time for our Federation to strike before the Soviet government realizes that our united Balkan bloc is in a position to challenge Moscow's hegemony.
    Focus usa attack italy.png Recover Italian Territories Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Bury the Grudges of the Past focus Bury the Grudges of the Past
    • Flag of Italy Italy Exists
    • Bulgaria is fully independent
    Flag of Italy Italy gets event Bulgaria Demands Italian Territories in the Balkans
    • If Flag of Italy Italy or an allied country is at war with Bulgaria:
      • Flag of Italy Italy will refuse to yield their territories in the
        Balkans at this moment due to
        Flag of Italy Italy or any Italian
        ally
        being at war with Bulgaria
    Before Italy's territorial ambitions go any further, we must demand that the Italian government transfer control of its occupied territories in the Balkans to the countries to which they legitimately belong, or else face the consequences.

    Approach the United Kingdom Sub-branch[edit]

    Approach the United KingdomJoin the AlliesConsolidate the Third Bulgarian StateFree Balkan StatesFight TyrannyAssert our ClaimsAppeal to European CapitalistsObliterate the Bolshevik ThreatResearch SharingConsolidate Dominance of the SeasFile:BUL NF Approach the United Kingdom.pngBUL NF Approach the United Kingdom.png

    Balkan guarantee sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Focus chi british cooperation.png Approach the United Kingdom Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Legislative Elections focus Legislative Elections
      • Liberalization of Trade Policies focus Liberalization of Trade Policies
    • Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom exists
    • At peace with Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
    • Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom:
      • Is not justifying War goalWar goal against Bulgaria
      • OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria is at least 25
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Ferdinand I has not returned as Tsar

    The following will bypass the focus:
    One of the following must be true:
    Bulgaria:
    • Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom gets event The Bulgarian Government Seeks our Protection
    • Activate Purchase British Artillery
    • Activate Purchase British Military Vehicles
    • Activate Purchase British Aircraft
    • Activate Purchase British Infantry Equipment
    • Activate Purchase British Armor
    • Activate Purchase British Ships
    Bulgaria needs the protection of the great democratic powers in Europe if it is to prevail in these uncertain times. We must meet with the British government to negotiate a co-operative pact between our countries.
    Goal generic alliance.png Join the Allies Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Approach the United Kingdom focus Approach the United Kingdom
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • A Balkan Confederation focus A Balkan Confederation
      • The Fate of the Balkans focus The Fate of the Balkans
      • Join the Tripartite Pact focus Join the Tripartite Pact
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom:
      • Current ruling party is not Communist
      • Is faction leader
      • Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom is fully independent
      • Is not justifying War goalWar goal against Bulgaria
    • At peace with Bulgaria
    • Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom: *OpinionOpinion of Bulgaria is at least 51
    • Is not in Faction
    • Is fully independent
    • Ferdinand I has not returned as Tsar.

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Is in Faction with Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Bulgaria: We must formalize our desire to join the Allies by submitting an application to the British government to consider Bulgaria's membership in their alliance.
    Focus BUL consolidate the third bulgarian state.png Consolidate the Third Bulgarian State Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • A Balkan Confederation focus A Balkan Confederation
      • Join the Allies focus Join the Allies
    • One of the following must be true:
    Bulgaria:
    Third Bulgarian State icon
    Third Bulgarian State
    • Weekly StabilityStability: +0.20%
    • Research Speed: +5.00%
    After a long period of social conflict, economic depression and international disputes, we are finally ready to stabilize and strengthen the Third Bulgarian State.
    After a long period of social conflict, economic depression and international disputes, we are finally ready to stabilize and strengthen the Third Bulgarian State.
    Focus BUL free balkan states.png Free Balkan States Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Consolidate the Third Bulgarian State focus Consolidate the Third Bulgarian State
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • The Unification of the Balkans focus The Unification of the Balkans
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Any Country:
      • Is a balkan nation
      • One of the following must be true:
        • Is not in Faction
        • Is in Faction with Bulgaria
      • One of the following must be true:
    • Is fully independent.
    Bulgaria:
    Our Duty in the Balkans icon
    Our Duty in the Balkans
    • Consumer Goods Factories: -1% for each country guaranteed
    • StabilityStability: +5% for each country guaranteed
    • Weekly ManpowerManpower: +1000 not affected by countries guaranteed
  • Gains Puppet War goalWar goal against:
    • Any Balkan country in a different faction than Bulgaria
    • Any non-Balkan country occupying a Balkan State.
  • It is our duty as a Balkan power to protect our weaker neighbors against the ambitions of any nation seeking to invade our land. We must develop cooperation among the friendly nations of the region and prepare for the defense of the Balkans.
    Focus generic anti fascist diplomacy.png Fight Tyranny Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Consolidate the Third Bulgarian State focus Consolidate the Third Bulgarian State
    • One of the following must be true:
    • is fully independent
    Bulgaria:
    The Fight Against Tyranny icon
    The Fight Against Tyranny
    • Division Organization: +5.0%
    • Division Recovery Rate: +5.0%
    • Division Attack: +5.0%
    • Division Defense: +5.0%
    • Daily FascismFascism Support: -0.15
    It is time to confrond the great European powers that follow worrisome fascist policies and whose leaders dream of nothing but expanding their dominions and subjugationg the world.
    It is time to confront the great European powers that follow worrisome fascist policies and whose leaders dream of nothing but expanding their dominions and subjugating the world.
    Goal generic more territorial claims.png Assert our Claims Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Join the Allies focus Join the Allies
    • Is in Faction with Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Is fully independet
    Bulgaria:
    • Grants cores on any historically clamed state fully controlled by Bulgaria
      • Historically claimed states: Macedonia (106), Southern Serbia (803), Dobrudja (77), Thrace (184), Central Macedonia (731).
    • Bulgaria gains claims on Balkan states controlled by a neighboring enemy or enemy's ally, and Annex War goalWar goal against those neighboring countries.
    • If any country that is in a faction with Bulgaria owns an initial Bulgarian state:
    It is time to address the territorial issues that have plagued our country for decades. We must seek support from the British government to redress the affronts that have been made to Bulgaria since its liberation.
    Focus mex privatisation.png Appeal to European Capitalists Bulgaria: Bulgaria:
    Foreign Industry icon
    Foreign Industry
    • Consumer Goods Factories: -5%
    Bulgaria needs a new injection of capital to stimulate the development of its national industry and to renegotiate its debt with the large multinationals that have already invested in the country.
    Focus ger bulwark against bolshevism.png Obliterate the Bolshevik Threat Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Consolidate the Third Bulgarian State focus Consolidate the Third Bulgarian State
      • Appeal to European Capitalists focus Appeal to European Capitalists
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Is fully independent.
    Bulgaria:
    The Fight Against Bolshevism icon
    The Fight Against Bolshevism
    • Attack bonus against major CommunistCommunist countries in Europe: 10.0%
    • Defense bonus against major CommunistCommunist countries in Europe: 10.0%
    Sooner or later, the Communist nations will seek to bring their cursed revolution to Bulgaria. Why wait for the Bolshevik lunge when we can take advantage of the element of surprise? We must be the first to strike, and we must strike with such ferocity that their beloved revolution is shattered once and for all!
    Sooner or later, the communist nations will seek to bring their cursed revolution to Bulgaria. Why wait for the Bolshevik lunge when we can take advantage of the element of surprise? We must be the first to strike, and we must strike with such ferocity that their beloved revolution is shattered once and for all!
    Goal generic scientific exchange.png Research Sharing Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Join the Allies focus Join the Allies
    • Any country: Is in faction with Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Joins Technological Cooperation Program
    • Bulgaria's faction leader:
      • Joins Technological Cooperation Program
    • Otherwise if Bulgaria is faction leader:
      • Another faction member Joins Technological Cooperation Program.
    Our country lags behind in the field of scientific research. If we want to produce state-of-the-art war machines and develop a modern industry, we must propose to our allies the implementation of a technological cooperation program.
    Goal generic navy battleship.png Consolidate Dominance of the Seas Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Join the Allies focus Join the Allies
      • Guardians of the Balkans focus Guardians of the Balkans
    Bulgaria: If we want to secure the Balkans, it is not enough that we deploy a large army on the peninsula, we also need to build a powerful navy that guards the seas that surround it.

    The Fate of the Balkans/ Join the Tripartite Pact Sub-branch[edit]

    The Fate of the BalkansToppling GiantsNationalist PropagandaGuardians of the BalkansBulgarian Integration of the BalkansRestore the Bulgarian PatriarchateBulgarian Academy of SciencesJoin the Tripartite PactMilitary Secrets SharingPeaceful DevelopmentTotal WarThe Third Bulgarian EmpireThe Eastern FrontFile:BUL NF The Fate of the Balkans Join the Tripartite Pact.pngBUL NF The Fate of the Balkans Join the Tripartite Pact.png

    The Third Bulgarian Empire sub-branch of the Bulgarian national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
    Focus BUL the fate of the balkans.png The Fate of the Balkans Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • The Return of Tsar Ferdinand I focus The Return of Tsar Ferdinand I
      • Form a Regency Council focus Form a Regency Council
      • Military Dictatorship focus Military Dictatorship
    • One of the following must be true:
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Is not in Faction
      • At peace
    • Is fully independent
    Bulgaria:
    • If is in a faction:
      • Bulgaria Leaves faction
    • Set the rule: Cannot join factions
    • Create Faction: Greater Bulgarian Federation
    • gets the national spirit for 365 days:
    The Fate of the Balkans icon
    The Fate of the Balkans
    • Division Attack: +10.0%
    • Division Defense: +10.0%
    Bulgaria has been subjected for too long to the will of her neighboring countries and the great European Powers that support them... But times have changed, our country has grown stronger like no other Balkan nation, and Bulgaria is powerful enough at last to assert its supremacy and subjugate the pathetic states that surround her.
    • Every Balkan Nation that:
      • Does not have a Non-aggression pactNon-aggression pact with Bulgaria
      • Is not Guaranteed by Bulgaria
      • Is not a subject of Bulgaria
      • Is a neighbor of Bulgaria
    The Bulgarian Threat icon
    The Bulgarian Threat
    • Surrender Limit: -20.00%
    Bulgaria's ambitious aspirations in the Balkans pose a significant threat to the integrity of [Country Name] and the freedom of the [Country Adjective] people.
    Bulgaria has been subjected for too long to the will of her neighboring countries and the great European powers that support them... But times have changed, our country has grown stronger like no other Balkan nation, and Bulgaria is powerful enough at last to assert its supremacy and subjugate the pathetic states that surround her.
    Goal generic major war.png Toppling Giants Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • The Fate of the Balkans focus The Fate of the Balkans
    • Any country:
      • Is considered a major
      • Is a neighbor of bulgaria
      • Is not in Faction with Bulgaria
    • Is fully independent
    Bulgaria:
    Toppling Giants icon
    Toppling Giants
    • Weekly ManpowerManpower: +1000
    • Surrender Limit: +20.00%
    • Attack bonus against major European countries neighboring Bulgaria: 10.0%
    • Defense bonus against major European countries neighboring Bulgaria: 10.0%
    Throught history, rising nations have brought down great and long-standing empires, If Bulgaria is to become the next great power in Europe, we must first challenge the hegemony of any other powers within our grasp.
    Throughout history, rising nations have brought down great and long-standing empires. If Bulgaria is to become the next great power in Europe, we must first challenge the hegemony of any other powers within our grasp.
    Goal generic propaganda.png Nationalist Propaganda Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • The Fate of the Balkans focus The Fate of the Balkans
    • One of the following must be true:
    Bulgaria:
    Nationalist Propaganda icon
    Nationalist Propaganda
    There are still sectors among the Bulgarian population who oppose Bulgaria's role as the dominant power in the Balkans, claiming that the Government's policies are "extremely oppressive". To silence these voices, we must fund a propaganda campaign that will help us justify the actions of our government and reignite Bulgarian nationalism.
    Nationalist Propaganda icon
    Nationalist Propaganda
    There are still sectors among the Bulgarian population who oppose Bulgaria's role as the dominant power in the Balkans, claiming that the Government's policies are "extremely oppressive". To silence these voices, we must fund a propaganda campaign that will help us justify the actions of our government and reignite Bulgarian nationalism.
    Nationalist Propaganda icon
    Nationalist Propaganda
    There are still sectors among the Bulgarian population who oppose Bulgaria's role as the dominant power in the Balkans, claiming that the Government's policies are "extremely oppressive". To silence these voices, we must fund a propaganda campaign that will help us justify the actions of our government and reignite Bulgarian nationalism.
    Nationalist Propaganda icon
    Nationalist Propaganda
    There are still sectors among the Bulgarian population who oppose Bulgaria's role as the dominant power in the Balkans, claiming that the Government's policies are "extremely oppressive". To silence these voices, we must fund a propaganda campaign that will help us justify the actions of our government and reignite Bulgarian nationalism.
    There are still sectors among the Bulgarian population who oppose Bulgaria's role as the dominant power in the Balkans, claiming that the government's policies are "extremely oppressive". To silence these voices, we must fund a propaganda campaign that will help us justify the actions of our government and reignite Bulgarian nationalism.
    Focus BUL guardians of the balkans.png Guardians of the Balkans Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Nationalist Propaganda focus Nationalist Propaganda
    • Is fully independent.
    Bulgaria:
    Guardians of the Balkans icon
    Guardians of the Balkans
    • Division Attack on core territory: +15.0%
    • Division Defense on core territory: +15.0%
    • Air baseAir base construction speed: +20.00%
    • Naval baseNaval base construction speed: +20.00%
    • Land fortLand fort construction speed: +20.00%
    • Coastal fortCoastal fort construction speed: +20.00%
    • Radar stationRadar station construction speed: +20.00%
    We must preserve Bulgarian hegemony in the Balkans agaisnt any enemy power that dares to challenge it, therefore we will redouble our military efforts and urge our puppet governments in the Balkans to act likewise to assist us in the defense of our domain.
    Guardians of the Balkans icon
    Guardians of the Balkans
    • Division Attack on core territory: +10.0%
    • Division Defense on core territory: +10.0%
    • Air baseAir base construction speed: +10.00%
    • Naval baseNaval base construction speed: +10.00%
    • Land fortLand fort construction speed: +10.00%
    • Coastal fortCoastal fort construction speed: +10.00%
    • Radar stationRadar station construction speed: +10.00%
    Our Bulgarian masters command that we intensify our efforts in building new defensive systems and improving our military infrastructure to assist in the defense of the Balkans.
    We must preserve Bulgarian hegemony in the Balkans against any enemy power that dares to challenge it, therefore we will redouble our military efforts and urge our puppet governments in the Balkans to act likewise to assist us in the defense of our domain.
    Focus BUL bulgarisation of the balkans.png Bulgarian Integration of the Balkans Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Nationalist Propaganda focus Nationalist Propaganda
      • Peaceful Development focus Peaceful Development
    • Any State:
      • Is historical Bulgarian claim
      • Fully controlled by Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Unlocks Bulgarian Reintegration Campaign
    • Grants cores in Macedonia (106), Southern Serbia (803) and Dobrudja (77) if controlled by Bulgaria.
    • Historical Territorial Claims: Macedonia, Southern Serbia, Dobrudja, Thrace, Central Macedonia.
    To strengthen our claims on the Balkans, we must carry out a Bulgarian integration of the occupied regions, so that, after an Axis victory in the war, the Germans will be able to see the Bulgarian nature of those territories and will not dare break our national integrity, like the British did in 1878.
    Focus BUL restore the bulgarian patriarchate.png Restore the Bulgarian Patriarchate Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Bulgarian Integration of the Balkans focus Bulgarian Integration of the Balkans
    • More than 50% StabilityStability
    Bulgaria:
    Bulgarian Patriarchate icon
    Bulgarian Patriarchate
    We have finally restored the dignity of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church and people now rejoice in the election of the first Bulgarian Patriarch since the fall of Tarnovo under Ottoman rule in 1393.
    The Patriarch of Constantinople must be pressured to recognize the autocephaly of the Bulgarian Church and make the necessary arrangements to allow the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church to elect a Metropolitan, who will become the Bulgarian Patriarch.
    Focus research2.png Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • The Fate of the Balkans focus The Fate of the Balkans
    • Any country: Is in faction with Bulgaria
    Bulgaria and every country in a faction with Bulgaria:
    • Joins Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
    The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences will become a research and innovation center for the brightest minds in the Balkans.
    Goal support fascism.png Join the Tripartite Pact Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Approach Germany focus Approach Germany
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Join the Allies focus Join the Allies
      • The Fate of the Balkans focus The Fate of the Balkans
    • More than 35% World TensionWorld Tension
    • One of the following must be true:
      • All of the following must be true:
        • Flag of Germany Germany is Faction leader
        • Is not justifying War goalWar goal against Bulgaria
        • At peace with Bulgaria
      • Flag of Italy Italy
        • Is Faction leader
        • Is in Faction with Flag of Germany Germany
        • Is not justifying War goalWar goal against Bulgaria
        • At peace with Bulgaria
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Is not in Faction
    • Is fully independent

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • Is in Faction with Flag of Germany Germany
    • One of the following must be true:
    Bulgaria:
    • If:
      • One of the following must be true:
        • Current ruling party is FascistFascist
        • Flag of Germany Germany: Current ruling party is FascistFascist
          • Nikola Hadzhipetkov: Retires as General
          • Vasil Tenev Boydev: Retires as General
    • Flag of Germany Germany gets event Bulgaria seeks to join the Axis
    • If Bulgaria is accepted into the faction, its allies will transfer control over any state claimed by Bulgaria and warranted by the faction leader.
    We shall inform the Germans that we are ready and willing to sign the Tripartite Pact and formally join their faction as allies.
    Goal tfv generic tech sharing.png Military Secrets Sharing Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Join the Tripartite Pact focus Join the Tripartite Pact
    • Any country: Is in faction with Bulgaria
    Bulgaria:
    • Joins German-Bulgarian Military Technology Exchange
    • Flag of Germany Germany Joins German-Bulgarian Military Technology Exchange
    • If: Bulgaria is the faction leader:
      • All faction members Joins German-Bulgarian Military Technology Exchange
    • Otherwise:
    • The Faction Leader or Every major country in Bulgaria's Faction Joins German-Bulgarian Military Technology Exchange
    German technology is far superior to ours, and it could be very beneficial for us to sign an agreement allowing Bulgarian scientists and engineers to access some of Germany's technological wonders, paving the way for us to further develop our own research.
    Goal generic position armies.png Peaceful Development Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Join the Tripartite Pact focus Join the Tripartite Pact
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Total War focus Total War
    • At peace

    The following will bypass the focus:
    At war
    Bulgaria:
    • Gain Base StabilityStability: +10.00%
    • Gain Base War supportWar support: -10.00%
    • Unlocks Secure Occupation decisions, allowing to ask for control over neighboring Balkan states occupied by any Bulgarian ally.
    Why join a war that will bring nothing but death and calamity to our people, when we can simply play the role of peacekeepers over the occupied Balkan regions, reaping territorial gains without having to send a single man to a certain death in some remote battlefront?
    Goal generic attack allies.png Total War Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Join the Tripartite Pact focus Join the Tripartite Pact
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with:
      • Peaceful Development focus Peaceful Development
    • Current ruling party is FascistFascist
    Bulgaria:
    Total War icon
    Total War
    We must formalize our territorial claims in Romania with the aim of ensuring a source of oil with which to maintain our war effort, for Bulgaria is finally ready to wage all-out war against the enemies of its allies.
    • If Flag of Romania Romania is not in faction with Bulgaria:
    • Bulgaria will join all wars against the enemies of
      its faction leader, with the exception of the
      Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
    We must formalize our territorial claims in Romania with the aim of ensuring a source of oil with which to maintain our war effort, for Bulgaria is finally ready to wage all-out war against the enemies of its allies.
    Focus BUL the third bulgarian empire.png The Third Bulgarian Empire Bulgaria:
    • Requires one of the following:
      • Bulgarian Integration of the Balkans focus Bulgarian Integration of the Balkans
      • Total War focus Total War
    • Is fully independent.
    Bulgaria: We must take the final step on our path to glory and greatness. The countries that belittled Bulgaria in the past will have no choice but to acknowledge the supremacy of our mighty nation.
    It is time to proclaim the Third Bulgarian Empire!
    Focus attack soviet.png The Eastern Front Bulgaria:
    • Requires the following:
      • Total War focus Total War
    • Any allied country:
    Bulgaria: