I Swear I'm Not a Byzantophile

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I Swear I'm Not a Byzantophile
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Possible if
Playing as Flag of Greece Greece
Achieved if

Formed the Flag of Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire

The required states are in purple. The other colored states are required for the other decisions and are not required for the achievement.

To fulfill the Achievement I Swear I'm Not a Byzantophile, Flag of Greece Greece must control all territory required to form the Flag of Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire. It the states that must be controlled are all the Flag of Greece Greek, Flag of Turkey Turkish, Flag of Bulgaria Bulgarian and Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslav states, Flag of Albania Albania and the states of Southern Flag of Romania Romania (Banat, Oltenia, Muntenia and Dobrudja).

Strategy[edit]

As Flag of Greece Greece, boost popularity of FascismFascism, Why you ask? It is because you can get into a faction with Flag of Italy Italy and take Flag of Albania Albania. As soon as Greece changes ideology, improve relations with Flag of Italy Italy, justify and declare war against Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia. After Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia capitulates, justify against Flag of Turkey Turkey. Prepare against naval invasions because Turkey will have a slightly stronger navy than Greece. It may be easier to use the Bulgarian land to encircle the Turkish army. Once the bulk of the Turkish army is encircled and overrun, push through Anatolia and the Bosporus Strait. As well as try to join the Axis so you avoid a war

After Flag of Turkey Turkey capitulates, Italy will be annexing Flag of Albania Albania and Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria It is recommended to not join the Allies. This is in case some of the territory required falls to the Soviets. A while later, Flag of Romania Romania will join the Axis as well. It may be beneficial if land forts are placed on the border from Albania to Romania. Wait it out until the Germans declare against the Soviets. Join the Comintern when this happens. With Soviet help, it may be easier to push against the Axis. Make the push for the required states, But you can still push with the axis

With the BFB DLC you can just go do the far left side of the tree and annex Flag of Turkey Turkey allowing for you to get the achievement without all of this.