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'''Sons of Abraham''' is an expansion scheduled to release on the 18th of November, 2013 alongside patch 2.0. It will give further depth to the Abrahamic faiths; Christianity in particular, but will also add some content for Muslims, and add the Jewish faith.
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| date= 2013-11-18
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== Features ==
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[[File:Dlc_icon_sons_of_abraham.png]] '''Sons of Abraham''' (SoA) is the fifth [[Major DLC|major expansion]] for [[Crusader Kings II]], released on November 18, 2013, alongside [[patch 2.0]].
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It gives further depth to the three Abrahamic faiths; [[Christianity]] in particular, but has also added some content for [[Muslims]]; [[Jewish]] non-nomadic rulers become playable.
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==Main features==
  
 
=== Papal mechanics ===
 
=== Papal mechanics ===
  
* College of Cardinals to elect Popes
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* [[College of Cardinals]] to elect the [[Pope]]
 
* Pope that you supported can give you money, free invasions/excommunications/divorces
 
* Pope that you supported can give you money, free invasions/excommunications/divorces
* You can request Crusades!
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* You can request [[Crusades]]!
 
* Opinion maluses for each request to Pope
 
* Opinion maluses for each request to Pope
 
* Exclusive to Catholics and Fraticelli
 
* Exclusive to Catholics and Fraticelli
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* Two new Catholic orders (Calatrava and Santiago)
 
* Two new Catholic orders (Calatrava and Santiago)
* Everybody gets holy order (Immortals confirmed for Zoroastrians)
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* Everybody gets [[holy order]] (Immortals confirmed for Zoroastrians)
 
* Characters from court will join (like Varangians)
 
* Characters from court will join (like Varangians)
 
* You can borrow from them (like historical Templars were bankers)
 
* You can borrow from them (like historical Templars were bankers)
 
Pilgrimages
 
 
* Like Hajj
 
  
 
=== Events ===
 
=== Events ===
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* Flavor events for Abrahamic faiths
 
* Flavor events for Abrahamic faiths
  
== Patch 2.0 ==
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=== Misc ===
 
 
* "Phase 2" of expansions/DLC
 
* Less SoI, more LoR
 
* Will be slightly cheaper
 
* Upping to version 2.00
 
* Achievements, ironman, cloud saves
 
* Bottlenecks: battles based on terrain will have additional (bigger advantage for good generals with smaller defensive forces)
 
* Combat rebalance: being outflanked much more serious, especially if center falls
 
* No playing as Pope
 
* Popes will tend to be older due to College of Cardinals
 
* New traits like Pilgrim
 
 
 
=== Changes to Islam ===
 
 
 
* Requires SoI
 
* Traits related to two opposing schools: Mutazili and Ashari
 
* Only for Sunni
 
 
 
=== Heresies ===
 
 
 
* Heresies have heads of religion
 
* Fraticelli have their own Pope
 
* Cathars have female Bishops
 
* Ibadi have a Caliphate
 
* "Centers of heresy" where they spread from
 
* Heresy can become main religion
 
* Holy orders will switch when that happens
 
* Opposing religions and heretic members of your court can prosleytize
 
* Religious rebellions if different than
 
 
 
=== Judaism ===
 
 
 
* Full religion
 
* Start off in Khazar ruler's capital only
 
* Ambition to restore Israel and rebuild First Temple
 
* Head of religion (historical high priest)
 
* Ashkenazi and Sephardi as random courtiers
 
* Roughly as difficult as Zoroastrians in Karen Satrapy
 
* New ambitions
 
  
=== Achievements ===
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* [[Pilgrimage]]s to holy places for Catholics
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* Play as a [[Jewish]] lord and restore the kingdom of Israel
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* Pick sides in Islam as a rationalist {{iconify|Mutazilite}} or an opposing {{iconify|Ashari}}
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* Retire troublesome courtiers to a monastery as {{iconify|monk}} or {{iconify|nun}}
  
* 50 total
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== Dev diaries ==
* Dwarf Fortress: 7 Dwarf courtiers
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{{main|Developer diaries}}
* Restore Roman Empire
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{{#lsth:Developer diaries|Sons of Abraham}}
* Keepin' it in the family
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==References==
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[[Category:Patches]]
 
[[Category:Patches]]

Latest revision as of 17:42, 25 May 2019

Dlc icon sons of abraham.png Sons of Abraham
Sons of Abraham banner.jpg
Type
Release date / Patch
2013-11-18 / 2.0

Store: Expansion
Store: Music pack
Crusader Kings II: Sons of Abraham expansion feature spotlight by CK2's game director Henrik "Doomdark" Fåhraeus.

Dlc icon sons of abraham.png Sons of Abraham (SoA) is the fifth major expansion for Crusader Kings II, released on November 18, 2013, alongside patch 2.0.

It gives further depth to the three Abrahamic faiths; Christianity in particular, but has also added some content for Muslims; Jewish non-nomadic rulers become playable.

Main features[edit]

Papal mechanics[edit]

  • College of Cardinals to elect the Pope
  • Pope that you supported can give you money, free invasions/excommunications/divorces
  • You can request Crusades!
  • Opinion maluses for each request to Pope
  • Exclusive to Catholics and Fraticelli

Holy orders[edit]

  • Two new Catholic orders (Calatrava and Santiago)
  • Everybody gets holy order (Immortals confirmed for Zoroastrians)
  • Characters from court will join (like Varangians)
  • You can borrow from them (like historical Templars were bankers)

Events[edit]

  • 300+ new ones
  • Some are patch, some are DLC
  • Patch: events that start Crusades/Jihads/etc
  • Flavor events for Abrahamic faiths

Misc[edit]

  • Pilgrimages to holy places for Catholics
  • Play as a Jewish lord and restore the kingdom of Israel
  • Pick sides in Islam as a rationalist Mutazilite or an opposing Ashari
  • Retire troublesome courtiers to a monastery as monk or nun

Dev diaries[edit]

Main article: Developer diaries

All developer diaries about the Sons of Abraham expansion and patch 2.0.

No. Title and Link Description Date
1 The College of Cardinals Covers the introduction of the College of Cardinals. 2013-10-22
2 Holy Orders, Heresies and More Discusses new mechanics for holy orders and heresies, as well as new decisions for Muslim rulers. 2013-10-29
3 Jews, Pilgrims and Events Discusses the new Jewish religion and the pilgrim decision and events. 2013-11-05
4 Patch 2.0 Discusses the free changes in the 2.0 patch. 2013-11-12
5 One Feature a Week Mini-feature teasers in the days leading to the Sons of Abraham release. 2013-11-18
6 Post Mortem Dev Diary Discusses the Son of Abraham DLC post-release. 2013-12-11

References[edit]


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2.32.3.12.3.22.3.32.3.42.3.52.3.6
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