Warlords national focus tree

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Flag of Yunnan Yunnan, Flag of Sinkiang Sinkiang, Flag of Guangxi Clique Guangxi Clique, Flag of Shanxi Shanxi and Flag of Xibei San Ma Xibei San Ma get a shared national focus tree via the Waking the TigerWaking the Tiger expansion. Without the expansion, they utilize the generic national focus tree instead. At the end of the main branches, their focus tree will change into the Chinese national focus tree or the Communist Chinese national focus tree

Secure Internal Politics BranchCooperation With the Nationalists sub-branchCooperation With the Communists sub-branchOpposition sub-branchIndustrial Investment BranchFile:NF tree Warlords.pngNF tree Warlords.png

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

The Warlord national focus tree can be divided into 2 branches and 3 sub-branches:

Secure Internal Politics Branch
This branch begins the political focuses for the Warlords.
Cooperation With the Nationalists sub-branch
This branch allows the Warlords to side with Flag of China Nationalist China. This will replace the current focus tree with the Chinese national focus tree.
Cooperation With the Communists sub-branch
This branch allows the Warlords to side with Flag of Communist China Communist China and be able to replace and annex them with Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Support. When replacing Flag of Communist China Communist China, The current focus tree will change into the Communist Chinese national focus tree and all Their national spirits will be yours.
Opposition sub-branch
This branch allows the Warlords to instigate Border Clashes with the other Chinas, side with the Japanese and then proclaim a rival government different to Flag of China Nationalist and Flag of Communist China Communist China
Industrial Investment Branch
This is the Industrial branch of the focus tree.


Secure Internal Politics Branch[edit]

Secure Internal PoliticsFile:Warlord NF Secure Internal Politics.pngWarlord NF Secure Internal Politics.png

Beginning of the political branch of the Warlords national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal generic major alliance.png Secure Internal Politics None Political PowerPolitical Power: +120 If our government is to survive in the confusing mess of Chinese politics, we must not be distracted by internal squabbles. Any internal opposition must be rooted out.

Cooperation With the Nationalists sub-branch[edit]

Cooperation With the NationalistsTechnological CooperationNew Model ProvinceRoot Out CorruptionEmbrace the Opium TradeLand ReformReform the AdministrationJoin the Republican GovernmentPower StruggleAnti-Opposition CampaignsFile:Warlord NF Cooperation With the Nationalists.pngWarlord NF Cooperation With the Nationalists.png

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

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Focus chi cooperation with the nationalists.png Cooperation With the Nationalists Warlord:
  • has the focus Secure Internal Politics focus Secure Internal Politics.
  • One of the following must be true:
    • Warlord is fully independent
    • Is a subject of Flag of China China
  • At peace with Flag of China China
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Cooperation With the Communists icon Cooperation With the Communists or Opposition icon Opposition.
Communist China and the Warlords who have sided with the Communists can start Border Conflicts with us in response to this.

Flag of China China: Gains Cooperation With the Nationalists (OpinionOpinion of Warlord +50}) Flag of Communist China Communist China: Gains Cooperation With the Nationalists (OpinionOpinion of Warlord -50)

The Nationalists offer the best chance of uniting the country and defeating the Japanese. We should ensure that they don't see us as a threat.
Goal generic scientific exchange.png Technological Cooperation Warlord:
  • has the focus Cooperation With the Nationalists Focus Cooperation With the Nationalists.
Flag of China China and Warlord Joins Technological Cooperation Our cooperation with the Central Government will ensure that we have access to any new technologies they develop
Goal generic construct infrastructure.png New Model Province Warlord:
  • has the focus Cooperation With the Nationalists Focus Cooperation With the Nationalists.
Warlord: Gain base StabilityStability: +10.00% While the Central Government struggles to drag the country into the modern age, we will implement reforms on a much smaller scale and be regarded as shining beacons of progress in contrast to the backwardness of the rest of the nation.
Goal demand sudetenland.png Root Out Corruption Warlord:
  • has the focus New Model Province focus New Model Province.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Embrace the Opium Trade icon Embrace the Opium Trade.
Warlord: Remove National Spirit: Government Corruption Government Corruption For decades, government officials have been abusing their position to fill their own pockets and harass the population, turning a blind eye on criminals that lined their pockets. This ends now.
Goal generic trade.png Embrace the Opium Trade Warlord:
  • has the focus New Model Province focus New Model Province.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Root Out Corruption icon Root Out Corruption.
Warlord gets the national spirit:
Embrace the Opium Trade icon
Embrace the Opium Trade
  • Consumer Goods Factories: -15%
A country needs money to function. In our current situation, we can't be too choosey about the sources.
A country needs money to function. In our current situation, we can't be too choosey about the sources.
Goal generic position armies.png Land Reform Warlord:
  • has the focus Root Out Corruption icon Root Out Corruption.
Every owned State: The communists are pursuing an aggressive program of land redistribution, winning them many supporters amongst the peasants. We should implement a less radical program to get the population on our side.
Goal generic propaganda.png Reform the Administration Warlord has the focus:
  • Root Out Corruption icon Root Out Corruption or Embrace the Opium Trade icon Embrace the Opium Trade.
Warlord: All our efforts on the governmental level are for naught if they are not executed at the local level. We must ensure that the officials on the spot are able and willing to execute our orders.
Goal generic national unity.png Join the Republican Government Warlord:
  • Has the focuses:
    • Land Reform focus Land Reform
    • Reform the Administration focus Reform the Administration
  • Has not chosen to support another Chinese nation in the political struggle
  • Is fully independent
  • Is at peace with Flag of China China
Starts a Political Power Struggle with Flag of China China for National Leadership. With our territory strengthened and our government reformed, it is time to approach the Central Government and demand a seat at the table. Once we are a recognized party in the government, we can use this new-found legitimacy to build support in other states to grow our base of power.
Goal generic demand territory.png Power Struggle Warlord:
  • has the focus Join the Republican Government icon Join the Republican Government.
  • Is fully Independent
  • One of the following must be true:
    • Has at least 30 Political Support Points.
    • Is current leader of China
Warlord: Our political influence on state affairs has grown significantly. We can now try to approach other countries as equals.
Focus generic provoke border clashes.png Anti-Opposition Campaigns Warlord has the focus:
  • Cooperation With the Nationalists icon Cooperation With the Nationalists or Cooperation With the Communists icon Cooperation With the Communists.
Warlord: Unlocks Decisions to start Border Conflicts with Warlords who are not cooperating with the same side as us. Our enemies are gathering just beyond our borders. We can not allow them to remain there unchecked. A series of small offensives will throw them back and buy us more space.

Cooperation With the Communists sub-branch[edit]

Cooperation With the CommunistsLand RedistributionIdeological EducationLand Value TaxJudiciary ReformsCommunist AdministratorsJoin the Chinese SovietThe Yan'an IncidentFile:Warlord NF Cooperation With the Communists.pngWarlord NF Cooperation With the Communists.png

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

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Focus chi cooperation with the communists.png Cooperation With the Communists Warlord:
  • has the focus Secure Internal Politics focus Secure Internal Politics.
  • One of the following must be true:
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Cooperation With the Nationalists icon Cooperation With the Nationalists or Opposition icon Opposition.
Warlords who have sided with the Nationalists can start Border Conflicts with us in response to this. The KMT has tried and failed to build a modern nation. The country is more divided than ever, the peasants live in fear of the government, corruption is rife at all levels of the government, and the Japanese Imperialists sit right behind the borders. Perhaps Communism is the better vision for the future.
Goal generic soviet construction.png Land Redistribution Warlord:
  • has the focus Cooperation With the Communists focus Cooperation With the Communists.
Every owned State: The peasants are being ruthlessly exploited by the landlords, even though they form the basis of our economy. Making the people who farm the land the people who actually own the land will lead to a much fairer and more productive society.
Focus generic socialist science.png Ideological Education Warlord:
  • has the focus Land Redistribution focus Land Redistribution.
  • Is fully independent
Warlord gets the national spirit for 1095 days:
Ideological Education icon
Ideological Education
Daily communismCommunism support +0.05
The basis of our future success is made today. Future generations must be taught the fundamental truth that all history is a history of class struggle, and their role within it.
The basis of our future success is made today. Future generations must be taught the fundamental truth that all history is a history of class struggle, and their role within it.
Goal generic position armies.png Land Value Tax Warlord:
  • has the focus Land Redistribution focus Land Redistribution.
arlord gets the national spirit:
Land Value Tax icon
Land Value Tax
Consumer Goods Factories: -5%
Taxing the land directly gives us a much more stable and fair taxation system that takes money from those that have the most to spare.
Taxing the land directly gives us a much more stable and fair taxation system that takes money from those that have the most to spare.
Goal generic forceful treaty.png Judiciary Reforms Warlord:
  • has the focus Ideological Education focus Ideological Education.
Warlord: If our administration is to make a difference, we must ensure that all judges have been sufficiently educated to apply our laws correctly.
Focus generic soviet politics.png Communist Administrators Warlord:
  • has the focus Land Value Tax focus Land Value Tax.
Warlord: The old guard of administrators is too entrenched to ever be swayed to our way of thinking. We should replace them entirely with new, younger administrators with more radical ideas.
Goal generic war with comintern.png Join the Chinese Soviet Warlord:

Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union

Warlord:
  • Politics will change:
    • CommunismCommunism becomes the ruling party
    • Public elections will not be held.
  • Gains Join the Chinese Soviet (OpinionOpinion of Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union+50

Flag of Communist China Communist China:

  • Set rule: Can Create Factions
  • Create Faction: The People's Front
  • Flag of Communist China Communist China and Warlord Joins faction
  • Gets the Event WarlordAlliance
The revolution can only succeed if the Communists stand together. Of course, we must ensure that no counter-reactionary elements within the party attempts to derail the revolution before it even started.
Goal support communism.png The Yan'an Incident Warlord:

Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union

Warlord:
Soviet Tribute icon
Soviet Tribute
The current leader of the party has turned his back on the socialist brothers in the Soviet Union. We should approach the Soviets to secure their support in carrying the revolution through all of China.

Opposition sub-branch[edit]

OppositionInstitute Cross-Border RaidsPublic WorksLabor ReformRural MilitiasWar TaxesSeek Japanese SupportPersonal LeadershipCult of PersonalityBorder Clashes with the NationalistsDefensive PostureRapid MobilizationProclaim Rival GovernmentFile:Warlord NF Opposition.pngWarlord NF Opposition.png

Rival Government sub-branch of the Warlords national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal generic demand territory.png Opposition Warlord:
  • has the focus Secure Internal Politics focus Secure Internal Politics.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Cooperation With the Nationalists focus Cooperation With the Nationalists or Cooperation With the Communists icon Cooperation With the Communists.
Flag of China China gains Opposition (OpinionOpinion of Warlord -50})

If a puppet of Flag of China China:

  • Set autonomy to free
  • Flag of China China gets puppet a War goalwargoal against the player
The Central Government is corrupt and weak. The Communists wish to destroy 5000 years of Chinese history. This situation calls for a Great leader, someone who is willing to make the hard choices and unite the country - by any means necessary.
Focus generic provoke border clashes.png Institute Cross-Border Raids Warlord:
  • has the focus Opposition focus Opposition.
  • Is fully independent
Warlord:
  • Unlocks Decisions to start Border Conflicts with Warlords and Communist China
We won’t be taken seriously as an independent contender in the struggle for Chinese leadership unless we demonstrate to the world that we are able and willing to fight for our lands. A few small incursions will show our determination and might allow us to seize some undefended territory.
Goal generic construct infrastructure.png Public Works Warlord has the focus:
  • Cooperation With the Communists icon Cooperation With the Communists or Opposition icon Opposition.
Warlord gets the national spirit:
Public Works icon
Public Works
The population must be able to see that we are working for their own good. A few high-profile projects will serve as useful propaganda props and give them a taste of what all China could look like if they supported us more.
The population must be able to see that we are working for their own good. A few high-profile projects will serve as useful propaganda props and give them a taste of what all China could look like if they supported us more.
Goal generic construction2.png Labor Reform Warlord:
  • has the focus Public Works focus Public Works.
Warlord gets the national spirit:
Labor Reform icon
Labor Reform
The methods and customs of working in China have developed over millenia. It is time to move them into the modern age.
The methods and customs of working in China have developed over millenia. It is time to move them into the modern age.
Goal generic military sphere.png Rural Militias Warlord:
  • has the focus Public Works focus Public Works.
Warlord gets the national spirit:
Rural Militias icon
Rural Militias
In the widespread country side, military support often takes a long time to reach the site of an incursion. By raising local militas, we can ensure that any invader will find it hard to move through our country side.
Goal generic consumer goods.png War Taxes Warlord:
  • has the focus Opposition focus Opposition.
Warlord gets the national spirit:
War Taxes icon
War Taxes
  • Consumer Goods Factories: -10%
Desperate times require desperate measures. While the war continues, we must mobilize the economic resources of the population to the fullest possible extent.
Desperate times require desperate measures. While the war continues, we must mobilize the economic resources of the population to the fullest possible extent.
Focus chi collaboration with the japanese.png Seek Japanese Support Warlord:
  • has the focus War Taxes focus War Taxes.
  • Is independent
  • Is at peace with Flag of Japan Japan
Warlord:
  • Unlocks Seek Japanese Support Decisions
Both the Central Government and the communists have powerful allies. If we want to stand supreme at the end of this, we will have to find a guardian of our own.
Goal generic political pressure.png Personal Leadership Warlord:
  • has the focus War Taxes focus War Taxes.
Warlord:
  • Leader Becomes a Field Marshal
Splitting command of the military risks an officer with ideas above his station trying to usurp power. We must ensure that our soldiers are always loyal to the government.
Goal generic propaganda.png Cult of Personality Warlord:
  • has the focus War Taxes focus War Taxes.
Warlord: The people need to know who leads them through these dark days into the bright future beyond, as well as the many outstanding qualities that man has.
Focus generic provoke border clashes.png Border Clashes with the Nationalists Warlord:
  • has the focus Personal Leadership focus Personal Leadership.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Defensive Posture icon Defensive Posture.
Warlord:
  • Unlocks Decisions to start a Border Conflict with Flag of China China
We can not risk all-out war just yet. A small, contained conflict allows us to gain valuable ground without being crushed outright. Ideally, we will strike right when our opponent has commited his forces elsewhere.
Goal generic defence.png Defensive Posture Warlord:
  • has the focus Personal Leadership focus Personal Leadership.
  • ExclusiveM.png does not have the focus Border Clashes with the Nationalists icon Border Clashes with the Nationalists.
Warlord gets the national spirit:
Defensive Posture icon
Defensive Posture
  • Division Defense on core territory: +10.00%
This conflict is a marathon, not a sprint. To challenge the other factions too early would invite disaster. For now, we will remain on the defensive.
Goal generic more territorial claims.png Rapid Mobilization Warlord has the focus:
  • Border Clashes with the Nationalists icon Border Clashes with the Nationalists or Defensive Posture icon Defensive Posture.
Warlord gets the national spirit:
Rapid Mobilization icon
Rapid Mobilization
  • Training Time: -10.00%
To become a viable contender for the leadership of China we must increase the size of our military. We will develop new methods to streamline training and create an army that can measure up to any challenge.
To become a viable contender for the leadership of China we must increase the size of our military. We will develop new methods to streamline training and create an army that can measure up to any challenge.
Focus chi proclaim rival government.png Proclaim Rival Government Warlord:
  • Has the focus: Rapid Mobilization icon and Rapid Mobilization Rural Militias icon Rural Militias.
  • Is fully independent
  • One of the following must be true:
Warlord: It is time to make our ambitions official. We require nothing less than full control over China, and we will negotiate with the rest of the world on equal terms.

Industrial Investment Branch[edit]

Industrial InvestmentPublic Education ReformLocal Arms Production|Local Arms ProductionLong Term Economic PlanningLocal Arms DevelopmentHeavy Weapons DevelopmentFile:Warlord NF Industrial Investment.pngWarlord NF Industrial Investment.png

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

Focus Prerequisites Effects Description
Goal generic construct civ factory.png Industrial Investment None Random state: While our resources may be limited, we should still funnel what capital we have into improving our economy
Focus research.png Public Education Reform Warlord:
  • has the focus Industrial Investment focus Industrial Investment.
Gain 1 Research Slot. The foundation of a modern nation is knowledge and science. We must first improve and strengthen that foundation
Goal generic production.png Local Arms Production Warlord:
  • has the focus Industrial Investment focus Industrial Investment.
Random state: As long as we are seen as merely an insignificant minor faction in the war, we can not rely on deliveries of weapons from outside. We will have to develop our own arsenals to build weapons.
Goal generic production2.png Long Term Economic Planning Warlord:
  • has the focus Local Arms Production focus Local Arms Production.
Warlord gets the national spirit:
Long Term Economic Planning icon
Long Term Economic Planning
Our Bureaucratic apparatus is not as big as that of the Central Government. This allows us to cut much of the red tape that hinders economic development and focus our modest efforts to get the highest possible payoff.
Our Bureaucratic apparatus is not as big as that of the Central Government. This allows us to cut much of the red tape that hinders economic development and focus our modest efforts to get the highest possible payoff.
Goal generic small arms.png Local Arms Development Warlord:
  • has the focus Local Arms Production focus Local Arms Production.
1x 100% Research bonus for: Infantry Weapons Producing crude copies of foreign guns is not enough. If we want to keep pace with the rest of China, we must develop new weapons.
Goal generic army artillery.png Heavy Weapons Development Warlord:
  • has the focus Local Arms Development focus Local Arms Development.
1x 100% Research bonus for: Support Artillery With resources scarce, we must make maximum use of what little heavy firepower we have. We should order new artillery guns to be developed.