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Award honorary title.png Honorary titles are minor titles that may be given to vassals or courtiers to help manage your realm.

Those titles are most often cosmetic as they bear no responsibilities. They usually give:

However, some titles can be quite important and should be given out carefully. A designated regent will become very important if a ruler becomes disabled or is a child. The skill and opinion of a Court Physician can be vital if a character becomes sick. Even less important honorary titles, such as Cupbearer, can be dangerous if held by disloyal characters as some minor titles have special events tied to them.

Some title are flagged as unique, meaning a character can't hold another unique title at the same time.

Automatically granted[edit]

Honorary title Grant Limit Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
Regent 1 No 0.9 0.1 1.50
  • Character is regent of the realm, with their skills standing in for the ruler
Designated Regent 1 No 0.9 +10 towards liege 0.05 0.75
  • Will become regent if his liege becomes incapable or is a child
  • Character is a adult
  • Is not a prisoner
  • Is not incapable
  • No character holds the regent title
Ruler Consort No 0.88 0.1 1.00
  • The title will appear as the opposite gender version of the spouse's title.
Tanist No 0.86 0.07 0.75
  • The title will appear as the "Tanist of X", with X being the realm.
  • Granted automatically to the current winner of a Tanistry election
Queen Mother No 0.85 0.05 1.00
  • Granted to automatically to liege's mother.
Prince/Princess No 0.8 0.05 0.25
  • Granted automatically to liege's children
Concubine No 0.05 0.02 0.10
Commander Affected by type of realm No 0.05 +10 towards liege 0.05 0.50
  • Can be used as a commander in an army.
  • Not Marshal
  • If female, liege must be Messalian, Cathar, have the law full status of women, or be allowed by game rules
  • If Hindu must be Kshatriya
  • Must not be a prisoner
  • Must not be incapable

General titles[edit]

Honorary title Grant Limit Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
Court Physician 1 5.00 +10 0.2 0.5
  • Player must have DLC The Reaper's Due
  • Liege must be higher than Baron or a patrician
  • Character must be adult
  • Character must be male
  • If female, liege must be Messalian, Cathar, have full status of women gender law, or be allowed by game rules
  • If learning is at least 10, character must also have trait Renowned Physician, Scholar, Mystic, or Mutazilite or have character flag educated_court_physician.
  • Must have Learning of 15 if not
  • If Hindu must have trait Brahmin
  • Not a prisoner
  • Not in hiding
  • Not incapable
Court Eunuch 1 No 0.01 +10 +0.02 +0.25
  • Is a adult
  • Eunuch  trait
  • Feudal/Tribal Kingdom or Empire
  • Not Byzantine Empire nor Roman Empire.
Court Dwarf 1 No 0.01 +10 +0.02 +0.25
  • Is a adult
  • Dwarf  trait
  • Feudal/Tribal Kingdom or Empire
Court Jester 1 Yes 0.01 -5 +0.02 -0.25 Feast event chain
  • Is adult
  • Feudal/Tribal Kingdom or Empire
  • Is Christian, Jewish, Pagan, or Indian
Keeper of the Swans 1 Yes 0.05 +5 +0.01 +0.50
  • Feudal/Tribal Kingdom or Empire
  • Not Byzantine Empire nor Roman Empire.
  • Is Christian or Jewish
Master of the horse 1 Yes 0.06 +5 +0.02 +0.40
  • Is Male
  • If female, liege must have the gender law full or notable status of women or be allowed by game rules
  • Is not incapable
  • Feudal or Tribal realm
  • Not Byzantine Empire nor Roman Empire.
  • Is Christian or Jewish
Master of the hunt 1 Yes 0.05 +5 +0.02 +0.40
  • Male
  • If female, liege must have the gender law full or notable status of women or be allowed by game rules
  • Feudal or Tribal realm
  • Not Byzantine Empire nor Roman Empire.
  • Is Christian, Jewish or Indian
High Almoner 1 Yes 0.03 +5 +0.02 +0.40
  • Is adult
  • Is not incapable
  • Is Feudal or Tribal
  • Not Byzantine Empire nor Roman Empire.
  • Is Christian or Jewish
Cupbearer 1 Yes 0.1 +5 +0.05 +0.60 Feast event chain
  • Is adult
  • Is not incapable
  • Is not guru
  • Is male
  • If female, liege must have the gender law full or notable status of women or be allowed by game rules
  • Feudal or Tribal
  • Not Byzantine Empire nor Roman Empire.
Seneschal 1 Yes 0.15 +10 +0.05 +0.60
  • Is a Adult
  • Is not incapable
  • Is not court guru
  • Is Male
  • If female, liege must have the gender law full or notable status of women or be allowed by game rules
  • Feudal/Tribal Kingdom or Empire
  • Not Byzantine Empire nor Roman Empire.
  • Is Christian, Jewish, or Indian
Paramount Knight 0 No 0.80 +1.50
  • Is not incapable
  • Cannot be granted

Byzantine titles[edit]

The following titles are restricted to:

Honorary title Number Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
Despot 1 Yes 0.25 +15 +0.1 +0.50
  • Same effect as Born in the purple  regarding succession.
  • Is Feudal
  • Close relative Dynasty close relative.png
  • Is male
  • If female, liege must have the gender law full status of women or be allowed by game rules
  • Is not incapable
Sebastokrator 1 Yes 0.2 +10 +0.1 +0.25
  • Is Feudal
  • Close relative Dynasty close relative.png
Caesar 1 Yes 0.15 +10 +0.1 +0.25
  • Is feudal
Kouropalates 1 Yes 0.10 +10 +0.075 +0.75
  • Is feudal
  • Is Adult
  • Is male
  • If female, liege must have the gender law full status of women or be allowed by game rules
Anthypatos 4 No 0.075 +5 +0.005 +0.25
  • Is feudal
  • Adult
  • Is male
  • If female, liege must have the gender law full or notable status of women or be allowed by game rules
Parakoimomenos 1 No 0.050 +30 +0.02 +0.35
  • Adult male
  • Eunuch  trait

Muslim titles[edit]

The following titles are restricted to Muslims:

Honorary title Number Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
Food Taster 1 Yes 0.01 -10 +0.02 -0.01 Feast event chain
  • Adult male
  • Feudal Kingdom or Empire
Court Calligrapher 1 Yes 0.05 +10 +0.01 +0.002
  • Adult male
  • Feudal Kingdom or Empire
Court Musician 1 Yes 0.06 +10 +0.02 +0.004
  • Adult
Court Poet 1 Yes 0.05 +10 +0.02 +0.004
  • Adult
Chief Architect 1 Yes 0.03 +10 +0.02 +0.004
  • Adult
Chief Qadi 1 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.05 +0.006 Chief Qadi related events
  • Adult
  • Learning education trait: Detached priest muslim , Martial cleric muslim , Scholarly theologian muslim , Mastermind theologian 
  • Feudal Kingdom or Empire

Merchant Republic titles[edit]

The following titles are only available to merchant republics.

Honorary title Number Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
State Inquisitor 3 Yes 0.06 +12 +0.02 +0.004
  • Adult male
High Admiral 1 Yes 0.1 +15 +0.05 +0.006
  • Adult male
High Judge 1 Yes 0.1 +15 +0.05 +0.006
  • Adult male
Designated Heir 1 No 0.05 +50 +0.01 +0.002
  • Becomes primary heir, overriding patrician Seniority succession
  • Male from your dynasty Dynasty distant relative.png
  • Without Bastard  trait

Norse Pagan titles[edit]

The following traits are only available to Norse pagans.

Honorary title Number Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
Volva 1 Yes 0.050 +5 +0.02 +0.01
  • Adult female
  • With Mystic  trait
Lawspeaker 1 Yes 0.20 +20 +0.10 +0.075
  • Adult
  • Feudal or tribal realm
Drottseti 1 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.10 +0.05
  • Adult
  • Feudal or tribal Duchy, Kingdom or Empire
Court Skald 1 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.075 +0.075
  • Adult
  • Has Poet  trait
Marksman 1 Yes 0.10 +15 +0.075 +0.075
  • Adult male
Hirdman 4 Yes 0.075 +10 +0.005 +0.005
  • Adult male

Mongol Pagan titles[edit]

The following titles are only available to Mongol Empires (Mongol Empire, Golden horde or Il-khanate):

Honorary title Number Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
Baghatur 2 Yes 0.20 +20 +0.10 +0.075
  • Adult
Cherbi 1 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.10 +0.05
  • Adult
Darkhan 2 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.075 +0.075
  • Adult
Noyan 4 Yes 0.075 +10 +0.005 +0.005
  • Adult

Zoroastrian titles[edit]

The following titles are only available to Zoroastrians:

Honorary title Number Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
Shahrwaraz 1 Yes 0.20 +20 +0.10 +0.075
  • Adult male
  • Martial >= 15
Kardarigan 1 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.075 +0.075
  • Adult male
  • Martial >= 15
Shahin 1 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.075 +0.075
  • Adult male
  • Martial >= 15
Pushtigban Salar 1 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.10 +0.05
  • Adult male
Spahbod 4 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.075 +0.075
  • Adult male
  • Feudal or tribal Duchy, Kingom or Empire
Eran Ambaragbed 1 Yes 0.075 +10 +0.005 +0.005
  • Adult

Generic Pagan titles[edit]

The following titles are available to Aztec, Suomenusko, Romuva, Slavic, Tengri, and West African pagans:

Honorary title Number Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
Champion 1 No 0.20 +20 +0.10 +0.075
  • Adult male
  • Not Tengri
Master of the blade 1 No 0.15 +15 +0.075 +0.075
  • Adult male
  • Not a Mongol Empire
  • Does not have title: Master of the bow
Master of the bow 1 No 0.15 +15 +0.075 +0.075
  • Adult male
  • Not a Mongol Empire
  • Does not have title: Master of the blade
Venerable Elder 4 No 0.15 +15 +0.075 +0.075
  • Adult male
  • Age >= 50
  • Not a Mongol Empire

Tengri titles[edit]

The following titles are only available for Tengri pagans:

Honorary title Number Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
Yabgu 1 Yes 0.25 +25 +0.10 +0.01
  • Adult male
  • Close relative Dynasty close relative.png
  • Not a Mongol Empire
Ishad 4 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.075 +0.075
  • Adult male
  • Not a Mongol Empire
Kundur 1 Yes 0.15 +15 +0.10 +0.05
  • Adult
  • Not a Mongol Empire

Indian titles[edit]

The following titles are only available for Indian religions:

Honorary title Number Unique Dignity Opinion modifier Monthly salary Monthly prestige Other effects Requirements
Master of the Royal Elephants 1 Yes 0.06 +10 +0.02 +0.004
  • Adult male
  • Feudal kingdom or empire (excluding Byzantine empire and Roman empire)
Royal Builder 1 Yes 0.03 +10 +0.02 +0.004
  • Adult male
  • Feudal kingdom or empire
Court Poet 1 Yes 0.05 +10 +0.02 +0.004
  • Adult male
Court Guru 1 No 0.05 +15 +0.02 +0.10
  • Via Search for a Guru decision
  • Can also be granted to characters with the "guru" flag, such as an invited courtier who had been another ruler's court guru