EU4 Absolutism Command

General Information

This console command adds the specified amount (number) of absolutism to the country you are playing as. If a country tag is specified as a second argument, absolutism will be added to this country. Negative numbers can be used to decrease the absolutism of a country.


absolutism [amount] [country tag]

AmountA number. The amount of absolutism to add to your (or the specified) country. Negative numbers will decrease absolutism.
Country TagOptional. A country tag. If specified, this command will apply to the absolutism of the country with the specified tag. See tags at

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absolutism 20

This command would add 20 absolutism to the country that you are currently playing as.

absolutism 25 FRA

FRA is France's country tag. This console command would add 25 absolutism to France.

absolutism -3 ENG

ENG is England's country tag. As -3 has been specified as the amount, this command would remove 3 absolutism from England.