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Flag of China China gets a unique national focus tree as part of the Waking the TigerWaking the Tiger expansion. Without the expansion, China utilizes the Generic national focus tree instead.

China's unique NF tree (part of the Waking the Tiger expansion).


China's unique focus tree has 4 main branches:

Three Principles of the People
Focuses on the internal social affairs of the nation and regional political relations.
Military Affairs Commission
Focuses on military and fortification reform.
Unified Industrial Planning
Focuses on economic and technological build-up of the nation.
Invite Foreign Investors
Allows for expansion of foreign investment aimed at increasing Chinese power. This branch is shared with Flag of Communist China Communist China and Flag of Manchukuo Manchukuo.


Three Principles of the People branch[edit]

China NF Three Principles of the People.jpg
Focus Prerequisite(s) Effect(s) Description
Goal generic national unity.png Three Principles of the People The founder of the republic, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, established three fundamental principles that should shape it: Minzu, Minquan and Minsheng - Nationalism, Democracy and Social Welfare.
Goal generic consumer goods.png Welfare
  • Requires Three Principles of the People Three Principles of the People
  • Does not have national spirit Economic Collapse Economic Collapse
  • Gain base War support War Support: +10%
  • Increases inflation
    • Consumer Goods Factories: 5%
    • Factory Output: -5%
A modern state looks after its citizens, so that in the time of need, the citizens will be able and willing to defend it.
Focus generic self management.png Refugee Relief Agency
  • Gain base War support War Support: +10%
  • Increases inflation
    • Consumer Goods Factories: 5%
    • Factory Output: -5%
With the upheaval of the war, millions have been made homeless. We will create an agency to assist them in finding a new place to stay.
Goal generic propaganda.png New Life Movement
  • Requires Refugee Relief Agency Refugee Relief Agency
The four virtues of Morality, Honesty, Justice and Loyalty will henceforth guide our citizens to a better and more productive life.
Goal generic intelligence exchange.png Land Tax Reform
  • Reduces inflation
    • Consumer Goods Factories: -5%
    • Factory Output: +5%
Our finances are in desperate need of reform. Part of that is the need to broaden our tax base.
Goal generic production.png Unemployment Assistance
  • Gain base War support War Support: +10%
  • Increases inflation
    • Consumer Goods Factories: 5%
    • Factory Output: -5%
Unemployment should never reduce a citizen to poverty and destituteness. Hunger is the best ally of the Communists.
Goal generic improve relations.png Free Hospitals
  • Requires all of the following focuses:
    • New Life Movement New Life Movement
    • Unemployment Assistance Unemployment Assistance
  • Does not have national spirit Economic Collapse Economic Collapse
  • Gain base War support War Support: +10%
  • Increases inflation
    • Consumer Goods Factories: 5%
    • Factory Output: -5%
A great nation does not leave her citizens alone in their time of sickness. By creating a comprehensive health care system, we will ensure an improvement in the overall health of our population. They will rally to defend it.
Goal generic scientific exchange.png Rural Schooling
  • Requires Free Hospitals Free Hospitals
  • Have less than 5 research slots
  • Does not have national spirit Economic Collapse Economic Collapse
  • Gain 1 Research Slot
  • Increases inflation
    • Consumer Goods Factories: 5%
    • Factory Output: -5%
A well-educated population is the key to modernising a nation. We can not rely on a small handful of educated administrators, but need to carry the spirit of knowledge and science into every village.
Goal generic support democracy.png Democracy
  • Requires Three Principles of the People Three Principles of the People
The journey started by Dr. Sun Yat-Sen must eventually lead to a republic. It will no doubt be a long journey, but we take it one step at a time.
Goal generic forceful treaty.png Constitutional Reforms
  • Requires Democracy Democracy
The problems facing us today stem, in part, from the lack of a constitution that reflects the realities in China. We must rectify this.
Goal generic demand territory.png Executive Yuan
  • Requires Democracy Democracy
Executive Yuan icon
Executive Yuan
  • Daily Political Power Gain: +0.25
The core of the government is the Executive, which executes the laws. It only makes sense that creating it is the first step to creating a functioning republican government.
Goal generic propaganda.png Republicanism
  • Requires Constitutional Reforms Constitutional Reforms

Every Democracy Democratic major country:

Many in the West wonder if we are sincere about becoming a republic after the Western model. We should make a public declaration about our intentions.
Goal generic major alliance.png Inter-party Coordination Council
  • Requires all of the following focuses:
    • Constitutional Reforms Constitutional Reforms
    • Executive Yuan Executive Yuan
Inter-party Coordination Council icon
Inter-party Coordination Council
  • Daily Support for Unaligned: -0.02
A first step to turning our country into a functioning multi-party democracy and ending the necessary tutelage of the people will be an organisation that allows other interested parties to have their say in policy making.
Goal generic defence.png Judicial Yuan
  • Requires all of the following focuses:
    • Republicanism Republicanism
    • Inter-party Coordination Council Inter-party Coordination Council
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen envisioned a modern republic with a separation of powers. Our judicary needs to be independent of outside influence and decide cases based on the law, and the law alone.
Focus chi legislative yuan.png Legislative Yuan
  • Requires all of the following focuses:
    • Executive Yuan Executive Yuan
    • Inter-party Coordination Council Inter-party Coordination Council
Legislative Yuan icon
Legislative Yuan
  • Daily Political Power Gain: +0.25
  • Daily Democracy Support: +0.02
  • Available as Political Advisor:
    • Kwong Jiang (Democratic Reformer):
  • The ability of the people to elect a body to make the laws that govern them sits at the heart of the modern republic. Our nation must not be found wanting.
    Goal generic attack allies.png Control Yuan
    • Requires all of the following focuses:
      • Legislative Yuan Legislative Yuan
      • Judicial Yuan Judicial Yuan
    Corruption is inevitable in any government. Effective government requires an effort to keep it in check. We will create a separate branch of government, equal to the legislative, executive and judicary branches.
    Focus chi examination yuan.png Examination Yuan
    • Requires Control Yuan Control Yuan
    For thousands of years, Chinese bureacrats were selected in stringent examinations. While the necessary texts may have changed, the principle remains the same.
    Goal generic propaganda.png Nationalism
    • Requires Three Principles of the People Three Principles of the People
    The idea of belonging to a nation - rather than a tribe or a religion - is what turns a group of people into a state.
    Goal generic territory or war.png Foreign Threats
    • Requires Nationalism Nationalism
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Prioritize the Interior Prioritize the Interior
    A few years ago, the Japanese wrenched Manchuria away from us and created a puppet state. They will not stop until they have subjugated all of China. We must be ready to face them, even if it means making deals with local strongmen.
    Goal generic position armies.png Prioritize the Interior
    • Requires Nationalism Nationalism
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Foreign Threats Foreign Threats
    Before we can even entertain the notion of taking back the territory stolen from us by the Japanese, we must secure our interior. Divided into a collection of regions fighting against one another, we will not stand a chance.
    Focus chi united front.png United Front
    • Requires Foreign Threats Foreign Threats
    • Flag of China China is fully independent
    • Is not in Faction

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • Set the rule: Yes.png Can Create Factions
    • Creates Faction: Chinese United Front
    • Flag of Communist China Communist China gets event 'China invites Communist China to the Chinese United Front'
    With the Japanese breathing down our neck, we must be willing to accept help where we can get it - even from the Communists.
    Focus AST war japan.png Pick a Fight With Japan
    • Requires one of the following focuses:
      • United Front United Front
      • Anti-Communism Anti-Communism
    • Is not in Faction with Flag of Japan Japan

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • Gains Annex war goal against Flag of Manchukuo Manchukuo if it is a puppet of, or in faction with, Flag of Japan Japan, else gains Annex war goal against Flag of Japan Japan
    For years, the Japanese have heaped demand upon demand on us. These days are over. The next time they make even the slightest demand of us, we will not yield an inch.
    Goal generic war with comintern.png Anti-Communism
    The following will bypass the focus:
    Communism represents the greatest threat against our nation. It must be wiped out relentlessly.
    Goal generic political pressure.png Subjugate the Warlords
    • Requires Prioritize the Interior Prioritize the Interior

    The following will bypass the focus:

    Flag of Guangxi Clique Guangxi Clique, Flag of Shanxi Shanxi, Flag of Sinkiang Sinkiang, Flag of Xibei San Ma Xibei San Ma, Flag of Yunnan Yunnan:

    • Is one of the following:
      • Does not exist
      • Is a subject of Flag of China China
      • Is at war with Flag of China China
    In our moment of weakness, local military leaders took control of large swaths of the country. It is time to remind them that they answer to us - one way or the other.
    Goal generic military sphere.png War of Resistance
    • Requires Pick a Fight With Japan Pick a Fight With Japan
    • Does not have national spirit Army Corruption Army Corruption

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • Is at offensive war with Flag of Japan Japan
    War of Resistance icon
    War of Resistance
    • Division Defense on core territory: +10%
    We are not yet strong enough to carry the war to the Japanese. We must resist the invaders until such time that we can go on the attack again.
    Goal generic construct infrastructure.png Industrial Evacuations
    • Requires War of Resistance War of Resistance
    • At war
    A modern war is won in the factories. An army without guns is nothing but a group of people with silly hats.
    Goal generic occupy states ongoing war.png War of National Liberation
    • Requires War of Resistance War of Resistance
    • Does not have national spirit Army Corruption Army Corruption
    • In a defensive war
    War of Resistance icon
    War of Resistance
    • Division Defense on core territory: +10%
    • Division Attack on core territory: +10%
    With the Japanese assault defeated, we can go on the offensive and liberate all of our territory.
    Goal generic territory or war.png War of Anti-Imperialism
    • Requires War of National Liberation War of National Liberation
    • Is at war with one of the following:
    • Completed all steps of Army Reform and Lessons of War
    War of Anti-Imperialism icon
    War of Anti-Imperialism
    With our lands free of oppression, we can now turn our eyes on the enemy lines, to ensure that no invasion will ever be launched from them.
    Focus generic strike at democracy1.png Scorched Earth Tactics
    • Requires War of Resistance War of Resistance
    • At war
    • Unlocks Decision: Scorched Earth Tactics
      • Damage the Infrastructure Infrastructure of any states adjacent to occupied states by 3 levels at the cost of 25 Political Power Political Power
      • Re-enactable once every 30 days
    In a struggle for national survival, nothing is unthinkable and every option must be considered.
    Focus generic support the left right.png Forced Conscription
    • Requires Scorched Earth Tactics Scorched Earth Tactics
    Forced Conscription icon
    Forced Conscription
    • Recruitable Population: 2%
    • War Support: -10%
    Our current recruitment methods don't produce enough soldiers to meet our demands. Defeat in this war means annihilation, so we must ask even more of our people.
    Goal generic special forces.png Dare-to-Die Corps
    • Requires Forced Conscription Forced Conscription
    • -50% cost for Force Attack
    The struggle for the republic has already created plenty of martyrs. There will be plenty more before it is over. Their sacrifices will be remembered by generations to come.

    Military Affairs Commission branch[edit]

    China NF Military Affairs Commission.jpg
    Focus Prerequisite(s) Effect(s) Description
    Focus secret rearmament.png Military Affairs Commission
    Military Affairs Commission icon
    Military Affairs Commission
    • Maximum Command Power Increase: +5
    • Army Experience Gain: +0.05 daily
    Our military has shown a shocking lack of competence. Reform of the high command is just the first step to rectify the issue.
    Goal generic fortify city.png Fortify Shanghai
    • Requires Military Affairs Commission Military Affairs Commission
    • Any enemy country:
      • Is not in full control of Shanghai (613)
    • Shanghai (613):
      • Every province along the southern bank of the Yangtze River:
      • City of Shanghai:

    If China does not have full control of the prerequisite state:
    • Shanghai (613):
      • Every province along the frontline border:
    If Japan attacks, the first blow will fall on Shanghai. We must be prepared.
    Goal generic construct military.png The Chinese Hindenburg Line
    • Requires Fortify Shanghai Fortify Shanghai
    • Any enemy country:
      • Is not in full control of Shanghai (613)
      • Is not in full control of Anhui (606)
    • Shanghai (613):
      • Every province along the southern bank of the Yangtze River:
      • City of Shanghai:
    • Huangshan (749):
      • Every province along the southern bank of the Yangtze River:

    If China does not have full control of the prerequisite states:
    • Shanghai (613), Anhui (606):
      • Every province along the frontline border:
    Our German advisors have given us many useful tips on how to build fortifications learned from the Great War. Any attempts by the enemy to break out of Shanghai will shatter on these fortifications.
    Focus chi army reform.png Army Reform
    • Requires Military Affairs Commission Military Affairs Commission
    Corruption, incompetence and cowardice are rife at every level of command in our army. Solving this will be a long process.
    Goal generic axis build infantry.png 60 Divisions Plan
    • Requires Army Reform Army Reform
    • Unlocks Decision: 60 Divisions Plan
      • Reduces Army Training Time by 25% for 180 days
      • Once completed, gain +10% War support War Support if Flag of China China has more than 60 divisions and 550k Manpower army manpower
    Instead of relying on the mass of bodies to solve the problem, our foreign advisers propose a radically new plan: A smaller force of highly trained divisions to match the enemy. A pilot project has already started.
    Goal generic intelligence exchange.png Bureau of Investigation And Statistics
    • Requires Military Affairs Commission Military Affairs Commission
    • Gain base Stability Stability: +10%
    • Available as Political Advisor:
      • Dai Li (Prince of Terror):
        • Effect of partisans on us: -25%
        • Foreign subversive activities efficiency: -30%
        • Non-core Manpower: +2%
    We can't allow traitors and spies to run around our country while we are engaged in a war for the future of our nation. The methods employed by this new agency may seem unpleasant, but the work still needs to be done.
    Focus chi whampoa military academy.png Whampoa Military Academy
    • Requires Bureau of Investigation And Statistics Bureau of Investigation And Statistics
    Whampoa Military Academy icon
    Whampoa Military Academy
    • Army Leader Cost: -50%
    • Starting Planning skill level of new army leaders: +1
    An army is useless without proper leadership. If we want to turn our military into a force of the first rank, we must have well-trained officers to lead it.

    Unified Industrial Planning branch[edit]

    China NF Unified Industrial Planning.jpg
    Focus Prerequisite(s) Effect(s) Description
    Goal generic construction.png Unified Industrial Planning
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Industry
    Our aggressive program of industrialisation must not be delayed.
    Focus research.png Expand the Academica Sinica
    • Requires Unified Industrial Planning Unified Industrial Planning
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Gain 1 Research Slot
    For millennia, China has led the world in development of the arts and sciences. Increased funding for our universities is just the first step to reclaim that position.
    Focus research.png Chemical Research Institute
    • Requires Expand the Academica Sinica Expand the Academica Sinica
    • More Factories than 74
    • Less than 5 research slots
    • Gain 1 Research Slot
    While we would never be the first to use chemical weapons, we must still be ready to defend against them in case of an attack. We should fund a new research institute to develop the necessary methods and technologies.
    Goal generic construct infrastructure.png Rural Reconstruction Movement
    • Requires Unified Industrial Planning Unified Industrial Planning
    • Has full control of Henan (607)
    • Has full control of Hunan (602)
    • Has full control of Sichuan (605)
    While we have made great progress in improving the life of our urban population, a mere few kilometers separate them from the peasants living in medieval conditions. We will ensure that every one of our citizens can enjoy the fruits of our labor.
    Goal generic construction2.png Mining Commission
    • Requires Rural Reconstruction Movement Rural Reconstruction Movement
    • Does not have national spirit Economic Collapse Economic Collapse
    • Available as Industrial Concern:
      • Mining Commission:
        • Resource Gain Efficiency: +10%
    • Increases inflation
      • Consumer Goods Factories: 5%
      • Factory Output: -5%
    Resources are critical for the war effort. We must take charge of our mining industry to ensure that it produces what we need.
    Goal generic construct mil factory.png Taiyuan Arsenal
    • Requires Mining Commission Mining Commission
    • Controls Shanxi (615)
    • Does not have national spirit Economic Collapse Economic Collapse
    The Taiyuan Arsenal is one of the few places in China which can produce heavy weaponry. We should expand it to supply our troops with artillery and other weapons.
    Goal generic construct mil factory.png Develop the Hanyan Arsenal
    • x1 Random state (Prioritize Hubei (620)):
    • Increases inflation
      • Consumer Goods Factories: 5%
      • Factory Output: -5%
    The Hanyan Arsenal has long supplied the Chinese armies with guns. Expanding it will ensure that this remains so in the future.
    Goal generic positive trade relations.png Financial Policy
    • Requires Unified Industrial Planning Unified Industrial Planning
    • Available as Political Advisor:
      • T.V. Soong (Financial Expert):
        • Consumer Goods Factories: -5%
    The state's finances are not particularly solid, and the ambitious programs of government raise the spectre of runaway hyperinflation. Financial reform must be one of our first priorities.
    Goal generic neutrality focus.png Price Controls
    • Requires Financial Policy Financial Policy
    • Has national spirit Low Inflation Low Inflation (or higher)
    • Reduces inflation
      • Consumer Goods Factories: -5%
      • Factory Output: +5%
    The first step to keep inflation under control is to ensure that key goods are sold at fixed prices. this will not be popular with the merchant class.
    Goal generic trade.png Grain Tax
    • Requires Price Controls Price Controls
    Grain Tax icon
    Grain Tax
    • Consumer Goods Factories: -10%
    • War Support: -7%
    • Stability: -7%
    The government-issued notes have less and less purchasing power. Soon, we won't be able to feed our armies anymore. We could institute a new law that the peasants must pay their taxes in grain, thus bypassing the market. They won't like that, and there is a danger of this leading to a full-blown famine.
    Goal generic improve relations.png Reform the National Bank
    • Requires Price Controls Price Controls
    • Has national spirit Low Inflation Low Inflation (or higher)
    • Reduces inflation
      • Consumer Goods Factories: -5%
      • Factory Output: +5%
    A new National Bank will coordinate all financial activities of the government and provide the necessary funds.
    Goal generic forceful treaty.png Forced Loans
    • Requires Reform the National Bank Reform the National Bank
    • Has national spirit Low Inflation Low Inflation (or higher)
    • Unlocks Decision: Forced Loans
    The merchants and industrialists have amassed incredible riches in the period of relative peace. It is surely not too much to ask them to make part of that wealth available for the government in these desperate times, with a promise of prompt repayment as soon as the situation permits.

    Invite Foreign Investors branch[edit]

    NF Tree Chinese Shared.png
    Focus Prerequisite(s) Effect(s) Description
    Focus generic concessions.png Invite Foreign Investors Humiliating though it may be, the best way to industrialize our nation is by approaching the very people who have been exploiting us.
    Focus chi mission to germany.png Mission To Germany
    The following will bypass the focus:

    Flag of German Reich German Reich:

    The pariahs of Europe have made great strides in reforming their country and returning to their former glory. We can learn much from them.
    Focus generic diplomatic treaty.png Give Falkenhausen Citizenship
    • Requires Mission To Germany Mission To Germany
    • Von Falkenhausen is not recalled
    • Flag of German Reich German Reich:

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • Any other country has already offered citizenship to von Falkenhausen
    • Available as Chief of Army:
      • Alexander von Falkenhausen (Army Offense (Expert)):
        • Division Attack: +10%
    • Alexander von Falkenhausen becomes a General
    The German advisors have rendered stellar service in rebuilding and modernising our military. We should ensure that they can stay here, no matter how the political situation might change.
    Goal generic axis build infantry.png Chinese General Staff
    • Requires all of the following focuses:
      • Give Falkenhausen Citizenship Give Falkenhausen Citizenship
      • Closer Ties With Germany Closer Ties With Germany
    • Does not have national spirit Incompetent Officers Incompetent Officers
    • Von Falkenhausen is not recalled
    Chinese General Staff icon
    Chinese General Staff
    • Starting Planning skill level of new army leaders: +1
    A well-organised General Staff is the key to planning complex operations. We should learn from the German example and create a similar organisation.
    Goal generic position armies.png Wargaming Division
    • Requires Chinese General Staff Chinese General Staff
    • Von Falkenhausen is not recalled
    • Flag of German Reich German Reich:
    Wargaming Division icon
    Wargaming Division
    • Maximum Command Power Increase: +5
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Land Doctrine
  • We should form a special department in the General Staff that focuses on predicting future wars and develops new tactics and strategies on how to beat our enemies. They could perhaps use some sort of computational device to simulate a world war...
    Goal generic improve relations.png Closer Ties With Germany
    • Requires Mission To Germany Mission To Germany
    • At peace with Flag of German Reich German Reich
    • Von Falkenhausen is not recalled
    • Flag of German Reich German Reich:
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Rapprochement With Soviet Union Rapprochement With Soviet Union
    Our mission to Germany has opened up the possibility of even greater cooperation, including a loan to fund further industrial development.
    Goal generic army tanks.png Purchase Tanks
    • Requires one of the following focuses:
      • Closer Ties With Germany Closer Ties With Germany
      • Rapprochement With Soviet Union Rapprochement With Soviet Union
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Flag of German Reich German Reich:
    • Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union:
    Armored vehicles will form the spearhead of modern warfare. We should make a modest purchase of tanks in preparation of forming the first armored units of the Chinese army.
    Goal generic production2.png Chinese Panzers
    • Requires all of the following focuses:
      • Purchase Tanks Purchase Tanks
      • Closer Ties With Germany Closer Ties With Germany
    • Flag of German Reich German Reich:
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Armor technology
    • Available as Design Company:
      • Sino-German Technical Mission (Heavy Tank Designer):
        • Armor Research Speed: +15%
        • Armor:
          • Armor: +5%
          • Hard attack: +5%
    German tanks are, without a doubt, the best in the world. We should learn from their example and develop our own tanks on their patterns.
    Goal generic construct mil factory.png Tank Plant With research into new tanks progressing, we can now invest in a dedicated plant to build them.
    Goal generic cavalry.png Experimental Mechanised Unit
    • Requires Purchase Tanks Purchase Tanks
    • Has full control over Capital State
    • Has technology Motorized
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Gain a Division with 2 Light Tank and 4 Motorised battalions
    Theorists in Europe have long debated the best way to employ tanks. It seems that a unit combining mobile infantry with quick tanks is the best approach. We will raise such a unit.
    Goal generic army doctrines.png Combined Arms Warfare
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Mechanized models
    While trucks are good enough for the intial experimentation in modern mechanised warfare, their poor cross-country performance and lack of armor makes them ill-suited for front-line work.
    Goal generic soviet construction.png Hire Soviet Designer
    • Requires all of the following focuses:
      • Purchase Tanks Purchase Tanks
      • Rapprochement With Soviet Union Rapprochement With Soviet Union
    • Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union:
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Armor technology
    • Available as Design Company:
      • Morozov Design Bureau (Mobile Tank Designer):
        • Armor Research Speed: +15%
        • Armor:
          • Max Speed: +5%
          • Reliability: +10%
    The Soviets have experimented with tanks for a long while and have some of the best tank designers in the world. We could hire one of them to design armored fighting vehicles for us.
    Goal generic scientific exchange.png Joint Tank Development After the experience gained from working with Soviet designers, we should form joint design teams to better coordinate the work and learn from each other.
    Focus chi mission to the soviet union.png Mission To the Soviet Union
    The following will bypass the focus:

    Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union:

    The Soviet Union has expressed an interest in China, mainly to create a counter-weight to Japanese expansionism. We should send a mission to Moscow to see if our goals align.
    Goal support communism.png Rapprochement With Soviet Union
    • Requires Mission To the Soviet Union Mission To the Soviet Union
    • Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union:
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Closer Ties With Germany Closer Ties With Germany

    The following will bypass the focus:
    While we may have some ideological differences with the Soviet Union, it is clear that they have the same interests as we do. We should formalize our new relationship and sign a mutual non-aggression pact to show the world that we stand together.
    Focus generic soviet politics.png Invite Soviet Advisers
    The following will bypass the focus:
    • The Soviets have already sent a military mission to a faction in China
    • Aleksandr Cherepanov becomes a General
    The Soviets have offered to send a military mission to help us rebuild our military.
    Goal demand sudetenland.png The Soviet Volunteer Group
    The following will bypass the focus:
    • Any other country has completed The Soviet Volunteer Group The Soviet Volunteer Group
    Our airforce remains woefully understrength compared to other powers in the region. The Soviets seem open to the possibility of sending a volunteer group.
    Focus chi reach out to france.png Reach Out To France
    • Requires Invite Foreign Investors Invite Foreign Investors
    • One of the following must be true:
    • At peace with Flag of France France
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Focus chi british cooperation.png British Cooperation

    Flag of France France:

    Even though the French have repeatedly humiliated us and forced new concessions on us, in the current situation we may well end up needing their help.
    Focus secret rearmament.png Small Arms Expertise
    • Requires Reach Out To France Reach Out To France
    • Flag of France France:
      • Exists
      • Has not capitulated
      • At peace with Flag of China China
      • One of the following must be true:
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Infantry Weapons
    The individual rifle is still the decisive weapon in our army. We should focus our modest resources on keeping as modern as possible in this area.
    Goal generic allies build infantry.png Elite Mountaineers
    • Requires one of the following focuses:
      • Small Arms Expertise Small Arms Expertise
      • Invite Soviet Advisers Invite Soviet Advisers
    • One of the following must be true:
    Elite Mountaineers icon
    Elite Mountaineers
    • Special Forces Capacity Multiplier: +2%
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Mountaineers Technology
  • Gain a template with 7 Mountain and 2 Artillery battalions if Mountain Infantry I is researched
  • Alpine Warfare is an entirely different beast than combat in the plains. We should train specialised divisions in this art to make the best use of our terrain.
    Goal generic army artillery2.png Heavy Weapons
    • Requires Elite Mountaineers Elite Mountaineers
    • One of the following must be true:
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Support Artillery
    An army without supporting artillery is unable to stand up to any serious attack. We must ensure that our army is adequately equipped for this.
    Goal generic intelligence exchange.png Guarantee the Hanoi Route
    • Requires Reach Out To France Reach Out To France
    • All other countries have not completed Guarantee the Hanoi Route Guarantee the Hanoi Route
    • Flag of France France:
      • Exists
      • Has not capitulated
      • At peace with Flag of China China
      • One of the following must be true:
    • Controller of Yunnan (325) must be one of the following:
    • Controller of Tonkin (671) must be:
    The Route through Hanoi and up north to our borders offers the highest possible amount of support from the outside world, should a war break out with Japan.
    Goal generic construction2.png Construction Battalions
    • Requires one of the following focuses:
      • Guarantee the Hanoi Route Guarantee the Hanoi Route
      • Burma Road Burma Road
    • One of the following must be true:
    Construction Battalions icon
    Construction Battalions
    • Max Entrenchment: +5%
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Engineers Technology
  • If there is one thing our country has in abundance, it is people. We can form special units that require little more than shovels to do essential military engineering work.
    Goal generic defence.png French Military Mission
    • Requires Guarantee the Hanoi Route Guarantee the Hanoi Route
    • Flag of France France:
      • Exists
      • Has not capitulated
      • At peace with Flag of China China
      • One of the following must be true:
    • Air experience Air Experience: +25
    • Either Charles Berger, Jean Beauton, or Thierry Bénédicte becomes a General (depending on availability)
    The French Army is one of the best trained in Europe. We can learn much from them.
    Goal generic build tank.png French Drill
    • Requires all of the following focuses:
      • Heavy Weapons Heavy Weapons
      • French Military Mission French Military Mission
    • Flag of France France:
      • Exists
      • Has not capitulated
      • At peace with Flag of China China
      • One of the following must be true:
    French Drill icon
    French Drill
    • Starting Defense skill level of new army leaders: +1
    The French experience in the Great War has created an army that excels in defense. By adopting their training methods and standards, we can improve our own defensive capabilities.
    Goal generic army motorized.png Modern Logistics
    • Requires one of the following focuses:
      • French Drill French Drill
      • Ledo Road Ledo Road
    • One of the following must be true:
    Modern Logistics icon
    Modern Logistics
    • Starting Logistics skill level of new army leaders: +1
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Field Hospital I-IV and Logistics Company I-IV
  • Without a working logistics system, we will not be able to maintain an army in the field.
    Focus chi british cooperation.png British Cooperation

    Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom:

    While they may be the arch-imperialists, working with the British offers the best chance to modernize our airforce and ensure a steady flow of supplies.
    Goal generic army motorized.png Burma Road
    • Requires British Cooperation British Cooperation
    • Flag of China China is fully independent or is a subject of the Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
    • All other countries have not completed Burma Road Burma Road
    • Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom:
    • Controller of Yunnan (325) must be one of the following:
    • Controller of Burma (288) and Mandalay (640) must be:
    The Burma Road forms our lifeline with the west. It needs to be protected at all costs and expanded upon to ensure a smooth flow of supplies.
    Goal generic construction2.png Ledo Road
    • Requires all of the following focuses:
      • Burma Road Burma Road
      • The Hump The Hump
    • Flag of China China is fully independent or is a subject of the Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
    • All other countries have not completed Ledo Road Ledo Road
    • Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom:
    • Controller of Yunnan (325) must be one of the following:
    • Controller of Assam (432) and Mandalay (640) must be:
    The Burma Road alone can not sustain us. We must find new ways to bring supplies to keep us in the fight.
    Goal generic build airforce.png Fighter Purchases
    • Requires one of the following focuses:
      • British Cooperation British Cooperation
      • Mission To the US Mission To the US
    • One of the following must be true:
    Our Air Force needs modern fighters to keep up with foreign threats. Our industry is unable to produce them yet, so we must purchase them abroad.
    Goal generic construct mil factory.png CAMCO
    • Requires Fighter Purchases Fighter Purchases
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Flag of China China is fully independent
    • Available as Design Company:
      • CAMCO (Medium Aircraft Designer):
        • Air Research Speed: +15%
        • Heavy Fighter:
          • Reliability: +20%
        • Tactical Bomber:
          • Reliability: +20%
    If we want to create an independent aviation industry, we must first learn the techniques and methods to assemble and maintain the aircraft we already have.
    Goal generic air fighter2.png Local Fighter Production
    • Requires all of the following focuses:
      • Burma Road Burma Road
      • CAMCO CAMCO
    • Has aircraft designer CAMCO
    • Available as Design Company:
      • CAMCO - Fighter Division (Medium Aircraft Designer):
        • Air Research Speed: +15%
        • Fighter:
          • Agility: +5%
          • Air Attack: +10%
        • Heavy Fighter:
          • Reliability: +20%
        • Tactical Bomber:
          • Reliability: +20%
    With the workforce now familiar with basic maintenance tasks, we can continue with producing all components for a modern fighter plane.
    Goal generic air bomber.png Local Bomber Production
    • Requires Local Fighter Production Local Fighter Production
    • Has aircraft designer CAMCO - Fighter Division
    • Available as Design Company:
      • CAMCO - Bomber Division (Medium Aircraft Designer):
        • Air Research Speed: +15%
        • Fighter:
          • Agility: +5%
          • Air Attack: +10%
        • Tactical Bomber:
          • Range: +10%
          • Ground Attack: +10%
        • Close Air Support:
          • Range: +10%
          • Ground Attack: +10%
        • Heavy Fighter:
          • Reliability: +20%
        • Tactical Bomber:
          • Reliability: +20%
    After we have mastered production technologies for single-engine airplanes, we can attempt to develop and produce heavier, multi-engined models for ground support.
    Goal generic air fighter.png The Chu X-PO
    • Requires CAMCO CAMCO
    • Does not have CAMCO P12
    • 1x 2.0 years of ahead of time penalty reduction for: CAMCO P12
    The Chu X-PO represents the pinnacle of development in China - the first locally developed and produced fighter plane, able to hold its own against any enemy.
    Goal generic air production.png The Hump
    • Requires all of the following focuses:
      • Hire Chennault Hire Chennault
      • CAMCO CAMCO
    • Flag of China China is fully independent or is a subject of the Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
    • All other countries have not completed The Hump The Hump
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Controller of Xikang (601) must be one of the following:
    • Controller of Arunachal Pradesh (434) must be:
    The airlift operation across the Himalayas is a poor replacement for the other avenues of transport, but it is a lot more difficult to disrupt.
    Goal generic alliance.png Chinese Expeditionary Force In order to better coordinate with our allies, the Americans have sent one of the Generals to lead a joint force.
    Focus chi mission to the us.png Mission To the US

    Flag of United States United States:

    • Gains Mission To the US (Opinion Opinion of Flag of China China +25)
    • Unlocks Decision: Support the Anti-Fascist War
      • As long as Soong Mei-Ling is a Political Advisor the Flag of United States United States will be able to support Flag of China China's war against Flag of Japan Japan
    China has long had strong allies in the US. They represent the best chance of getting the support we need.
    Focus generic military mission.png Hire Chennault
    • Available as Theorist:
      • Claire Lee Chennault (Air Warfare Theorist):
        • Air Doctrine Research Speed: +10%
        • Air Experience Gain: +0.05 daily
    • Available as Chief of Airforce:
      • Claire Lee Chennault (Ground Support (Expert)):
        • Air Superiority: +10%
    Claire Chennault is an American air warfare theorist who has shown an interest in working for us. We should hire him to rebuild our airforce.
    Focus chi flying tigers.png Invite the Flying Tigers
    The following will bypass the focus:
    • Any other country has completed Invite the Flying Tigers Invite the Flying Tigers
    Our friends in America have organized a volunteer group of pilots and bought a number of modern planes to support us. We just need to say so.
    Focus generic paratrooper.png Sino-American Cooperative Org.
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Reconnaissance Company and Airborne Technology
    American intelligence is willing to work with us to organize special operations behind enemy lines. This can help us to develop our own capabilities in this field.
    Goal generic navy cruiser.png Light Cruiser Project
    • Requires all of the following focuses:
      • Mission To the US Mission To the US
      • Order Destroyers Order Destroyers
    • Flag of United States United States:
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Light Cruiser models
    The first step in creating a credible blue-water navy is to modernize our cruiser fleet. Our first project should not be too ambitious.
    Goal generic navy battleship.png Heavy Cruiser Project
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Heavy Cruiser models
    With the success of the previous cruiser design, we can scale it up and improve its performance, creating a more capable ship to defend our fleets.
    Goal generic occupy start war.png Carrier Air Wing
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Naval aircraft
    A carrier is only as good as the planes that fly off of it. We must ensure that these are the most capable and most modern types available.
    Goal generic construct naval dockyard.png Investment Into Shipbuilding
    • Requires one of the following focuses:
      • Mission To the US Mission To the US
      • Collaboration With the Japanese Collaboration With the Japanese
    • Flag of China China owns any coastal state
    • One of the following must be true:
    A large fleet requires a large industrial base to support it. We should invite foreign investors to help us build up our dockyards.
    Goal generic navy anti submarine.png Order Destroyers
    • Requires Investment Into Shipbuilding Investment Into Shipbuilding
    • One of the following must be true:
    • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Destroyer models
    As a first step to naval rearmament, a small group of destroyers should be produced.
    Goal generic amphibious assault.png Train Marines
    Train Marines icon
    Train Marines
    • Special Forces Capacity Multiplier: +2%
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Marine technology
  • Our long coastline is vulnerable to enemy landings, but it also provides the opportunity to attack from an unexpected direction should an enemy invade overland.
    Focus chi collaboration with the japanese.png Collaboration With the Japanese
    • Requires Invite Foreign Investors Invite Foreign Investors
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Flag of Japan Japan: Current ruling party is the same as Flag of China China
      • Flag of Japan Japan:
        • Exists
        • Has not capitulated
        • At peace with Flag of China China
        • One of the following must be true:
    • Does not have a war goal against Flag of Japan Japan
    • At peace with Flag of Japan Japan
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Mission To the US Mission To the US

    Flag of Japan Japan:

    • Gains Collaboration With the Japanese (Opinion Opinion of Flag of China China +25)
    Whatever their designs on China, the Japanese have made it clear that they are willing to work with us if we show sufficient respect.
    Goal generic navy submarine.png Modern Submarines
    • Requires all of the following focuses:
      • Collaboration With the Japanese Collaboration With the Japanese
      • Order Destroyers Order Destroyers
    • Flag of Japan Japan:
      • Exists
      • Has not capitulated
      • At peace with Flag of China China
      • One of the following must be true:
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Submarine models
    The Japanese are unwilling to provide us with the technical knowledge to challenge their fleet in open combat, but they consider submarine warfare an auxilliary arm. We, of course, do not necessarily need to share that opinion.
    Goal generic air naval bomber.png Coastal Patrol Planes
    • Requires Modern Submarines Modern Submarines
    • Flag of Japan Japan:
      • Exists
      • Has not capitulated
      • At peace with Flag of China China
      • One of the following must be true:
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Naval Bomber models
    Our long coast lines can only effectively be patrolled from the air. Modern naval bombers will allow us to defend our coasts without expending to many resources.
    Focus renounce the treaty of trianon.png Renegotiate the Unequal Treaties
    • Requires one of the following focuses:
      • Combined Arms Warfare Combined Arms Warfare
      • Modern Logistics Modern Logistics
      • Naval Aviation Naval Aviation

    The following will bypass the focus:
    For too long, the Westerners have dictated how we should conduct business inside our own borders. Their citizens are protected from our laws, and we have no say about how they do business in our cities. This must end. We will stand as equals to them once again.
    Focus chi one china policy.png One China Policy
    • Requires Renegotiate the Unequal Treaties Renegotiate the Unequal Treaties

    The following will bypass the focus:

    Flag of Communist China Communist China, Flag of Guangxi Clique Guangxi Clique, Flag of Shanxi Shanxi, Flag of Sinkiang Sinkiang, Flag of Xibei San Ma Xibei San Ma, Flag of Yunnan Yunnan:

    • Is one of the following:
      • Does not exist
      • Is at war with Flag of China China
      • Is a subject of Flag of China China
      • Flag of China China has a war goal against it
    In the turmoil that followed the revolution, a number of areas broke away and attempted to form their own states. Some merely ceased to listen to the central government, others pretended they were sovereign states again. Strengthened as we are now, we will publicly declare that we lay claim to the old Chinese borders that have stood for centuries before.
    Goal generic improve relations.png Integrate Tibet
    • Requires One China Policy One China Policy
    • Is not in Faction with Flag of Tibet Tibet
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Conquer Tibet Conquer Tibet

    The following will bypass the focus:

    Flag of Tibet Tibet does not exist or is a subject of Flag of China China

    Flag of Tibet Tibet gets event 'China Demands Subjugation'

    The experiment of Tibetian independence is over. A military invasion is an option, but we should try and bring them back into the fold by peaceful means.
    Goal generic demand territory.png Conquer Tibet
    • Requires One China Policy One China Policy
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Integrate Tibet Integrate Tibet

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Flag of Tibet Tibet does not exist
      • Is at war with Flag of Tibet Tibet
      • Has a war goal against Flag of Tibet Tibet
    • Gains Conquer (Focus) war goal against Flag of Tibet Tibet
    Tibet occupies strategically critical terrain between us and India. They are too weak to defend themselves. We must intervene to protect our southern flank.
    Goal generic major war.png Renounce the McMahon-Line
    • Requires one of the following focuses:
      • Integrate Tibet Integrate Tibet
      • Conquer Tibet Conquer Tibet
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Indian Cooperation Indian Cooperation

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • Owns Arunachal Pradesh (434)
    • Gains claim on Arunachal Pradesh (434)
    The old border drawn up between the Imperial Government and the British was never correct, even when the British pretended to respect it. For decades, we have been too weak to contest it. No more.
    Goal generic air doctrine.png Demand Mongolia
    • Requires Renounce the McMahon-Line Renounce the McMahon-Line
    • Is not in Faction with Flag of Mongolia Mongolia

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • One of the following must be true:
    • Gains Conquer (Focus) war goal against Flag of Mongolia Mongolia
    Trapped between us and Russia, Mongolia could fall to them at any time. We must strike first.
    Goal generic military deal.png Anti-Imperialism
    • Requires Renegotiate the Unequal Treaties Renegotiate the Unequal Treaties
    • Flag of China China is fully independant
    • Current ruling party is not Fascism Fascist
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Imperial Legacy Imperial Legacy
    We stand today as one of the first nations that have thrown off the shackles of colonialism. It is our sacred duty to ensure that the other peoples in Asia can determine their own fate as well.
    Goal generic improve relations.png Indian Cooperation
    • Requires Anti-Imperialism Anti-Imperialism
    • One of the following is true:
      • Is Faction leader
      • Flag of British Raj British Raj is a subject of another country
    • Flag of British Raj British Raj: At peace with Flag of China China
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Renounce the McMahon-Line Renounce the McMahon-Line
    The peoples of India are struggling to throw off the last shackles of colonial oppression. We should reach out to them, support their fight, and work together for a brighter future for both of our nations.
    Goal generic neutrality focus.png Influence Mongolia
    • Requires Indian Cooperation Indian Cooperation
    • One of the following is true:
      • Is Faction leader
      • Flag of Mongolia Mongolia is a subject of another country
    • Flag of Mongolia Mongolia: At peace with Flag of China China
    • If Flag of China China is Faction leader and Flag of Mongolia Mongolia is fully independant:
      • Flag of Mongolia Mongolia gets event 'China invites Mongolia to the Faction'
    • Else Flag of Mongolia Mongolia gets event 'China offers support'
    Having Mongolia as a buffer state between us and Russia will secure our northern flank. We just have to ensure that they are able to take care of themselves.
    Goal generic forceful treaty.png Guidance and Support
    The following will bypass the focus:
    The peoples of Indochina will still need aid in building up their own nations. We will ensure that they don't fall to outside pressure again.
    Goal generic national unity.png Commit To Korean Independence
    • Requires Guidance and Support Guidance and Support

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Flag of Korea Korea exists
      • Controller of North Korea (527) is not Flag of China China and is in faction with Flag of China China
      • Controller of South Korea (525) is not Flag of China China and is in faction with Flag of China China
    • If North Korea (527) or South Korea (525) is owned and controlled by Flag of China China:
    • Else gains Conquer (Focus) war goal against the current controller of the above two states
    The Koreans were the first victims of Japanese occupation. They will stand as a free people amongst the nations of the world once more.
    Focus generic support the left right.png Imperial Legacy
    • Requires Renegotiate the Unequal Treaties Renegotiate the Unequal Treaties
    • ExclusiveM.png Mutually exclusive with Anti-Imperialism Anti-Imperialism
    China has stood as the dominant force in the East for millennia, guaranteeing peace and stability in the region. It is time we reclaim our former position.
    Goal generic position armies.png Overlordship Over Indochina
    • Requires Imperial Legacy Imperial Legacy

    The following will bypass the focus:
    • Controls Tonkin (671)
    • Controls Laos (670)
    • Controls Southern Indochina (286)
    • Controls Cambodia (741)
    • Gains Conquer (Focus) war goal against the current controller of Tonkin (671), Laos (670), Southern Indochina (286) and Cambodia (741)
    • Activates Mission: Overlordship Over Indochina
    Indochina has been dependent on Chinese protection since the days of old. The fact that the area fell to the French shows that they are unable to protect themselves.
    Focus generic strike at democracy1.png Secure the Peninsula
    • Requires Overlordship Over Indochina Overlordship Over Indochina
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Controller of North Korea (527) is not Flag of China China and is not in faction with Flag of China China
      • Controller of South Korea (525) is not Flag of China China and is not in faction with Flag of China China
    • Gains Conquer (Focus) war goal against the current controller of North Korea (527) and South Korea (525)
    It is in our best interest to ensure that the Korean peninsula will never again be occupied by a hostile power.
    Focus AST war japan.png Dominate Japan
    • Requires Imperial Legacy Imperial Legacy
    • At peace with Flag of Japan Japan
    • Is not a subject of Flag of Japan Japan

    The following will bypass the focus:

    Flag of Japan Japan gets event 'China Demands Subjugation'

    For decades, Japan has posed the greatest threat to our independence. They have allied with the Western Powers to subjugate us before. We can not allow them to launch another attempt. We must strike first.