| [[Bloodlines#Phalaris|Phalaris bloodline]]
| rowspan=3 id="Intimidating_execution" | These "intimidating execution" methods cost tier-scaled piety and have 25% chance to add the Cruel trait. If used by a ruler with the Kind trait, additional negative consequences are possible (not shown in the tooltip).
Executing any prisoner with these methods grants the character modifier ''Intimidated Court'' (National Revolt Risk -5.0%, Plot Power Defence +10.0%) for 1250 days (about 3.5 years). Executing a vassal ruler additionally intimidates most other vassals into submission (+20 opinion) for 4 years.