Victory is at your fingertips! Your ability to lead your nation is your supreme weapon, the strategy game Hearts of Iron IV lets you take command of any nation in World War II; the most engaging conflict in world history.Strategy
Join a faction.
Join Axis as Canada .
Research Construction V.
Have at least 1000 convoys.
Deploy a nuke.
Research all rocket, nuclear and jet technologies.
Conquer Belgium and Luxembourg as Netherlands .
Reach 1948 as France without capitulating or surrendering.
Fully research a land, air and naval doctrine tree.
Lead a faction with at least 20 members.
Reach 0 manpower with Scraping the Barrel as Conscription Law.
Finish all Rocket Technologies as Poland.
As Germany have both Poland and France surrender before January 1st 1940.
As a Scandinavian country form your own faction, and have Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland in it.
As Nationalist Spain in Axis manage to take Paris before the Germans.
Win Spanish Civil War as Republican Spain.
Have Germany as a puppet of Soviet.
Occupy Gallipoli as Australia.
Have 50 factories as Belgium.
Occupy a coastal province in Europe as Mexico, and if in a faction have it contain only South American members or puppets.
Nuke Los Angeles as fascist Italy.
Control British mainland as Germany.
Unite the entire world under the British Empire.
Occupy Stockholm as communist Denmark.
Nuke Denmark as Sweden.
Restore the old borders with USA as Mexico.
As France, complete the “Little Entente” National Focus, and have all German cores owned by you or someone in your faction.
Make all nations fascist.
As Canada, complete the Send in the Zombies focus.
As South Africa, have 9 civilian factories in Transvaal.
As India, develop and deploy a nuke. You must have the Quit India Movement national spirit.
As South Africa, finish the A King for our People focus and take Jerusalem.
As South Africa, finish the Anti-Colonialist Crusade focus, release all European colonies via the focus, and take London.
As any British Subject state, conquer all of Britain.
Break free from your overlord as a puppet.
As Canada, take and hold Washington D.C.
As Australia, use a nuclear bomb on core Australian territory.
As South Africa, break free from the UK and puppet another nation.
As Britain, declare war on one of your former subjects.
Have at least 51 subjects.
As Egypt, go from puppet to a free nation using the autonomy system.
As Hungary, restore Austria-Hungary.
As Hungary, have Miklos Horthy as a Naval commander and build a battleship.
As Romania, own a slice of all your starting neighbors.
As Romania, make it to 1942 with all the states you started it with and control either Moscow or Berlin.
As Czechoslovakia, occupy Munich while at war with Germany.
As Czechoslovakia, occupy Canberra while at war with the Allies.
As Yugoslavia, occupy all your neighbouring countries (Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Italy and Greece).
As Yugoslavia, start the Second World War (i.e. be part of either the Axis or the Allies and at war with the other faction in a war you started).
As Sweden, acquire a production license for a Tiger or Tiger II tank from Germany.
Have a production license from at least 5 of the 7 major powers.
As China, reconquer all of China and Manchuria and force a Japanese surrender.
As China, puppet and then annex Yunnan and Guangxi Clique.
As Any Chinese Nation, have a level 9 field marshal.
With Mao as your leader, win the Chinese Civil War.
As Communist China, have over 100 military factories.
As Japan, nuke a core territory of the US before the US develops nuclear weapons.
As Japan, conquer Mexico then Europe before 1945.
As Manchukuo, break free from Japan and annex your former Overlord without being in a faction.
As Manchukuo, restore the Qing dynasty.
As Manchukuo, have max level infrastructure in every owned state and generate at least 15 units of oil.
As a warlord, conquer all of China and Japan.
As a warlord, be at war with all chinese nations simultaneously.
As a warlord, have at least 1.000.000 manpower queued up for deployment.
As Imperial Germany, conquer a Caribbean island.
As Australia, own all core territory of Hungary.
As Colombia, form Gran Colombia and have 10 Carriers and 10 Battleships.
As Greece, Form Byzantine Empire.
As Germany, bring back the Kaiser and ensure that Italy is controlled by Victor Emmanuel by killing Mussolini.
As the U.S.A., drop a nuclear bomb on Paris.
As the U.S.A., win against the Confederate States. Again.
As the U.S.A., own and fully control all three Georgias.
As the U.S.A., start a new civil war as the South.
As the U.S.A., have more than 300 military factories.
As the U.S.A., assume faction leadership of the Allies, and have over 50 expeditionary divisions from the United Kingdom.
As the United Kingdom, accomplish the federation of the entire British Empire.
As the United Kingdom, put Edward VIII in power, ally Germany, and fully control Paris.
As the United Kingdom, have at least 9 battlecruisers.
As the United Kingdom, put Edward VIII in power, enforce an American monarchy, and have both it and Scotland as subjects.
As a Communist United Kingdom, crush the American Dream by puppeting the U.S.A.
As the Netherlands, do not cave to the Germans, continue the Zuiderzee works, and do not lose control of any of your continental European states until 1945.
As the Netherlands, ensure the United Kingdom has no capital ships (carriers, battleships, battlecruisers, or heavy cruisers).
As the Netherlands, liberate the continental Netherlands after relocating the government to the East Indies.
As Mexico, host a government-in-exile.
As Mexico, put Trotsky in power and puppet the Soviet Union.
Starting as a minor power, assume faction leadership of the Allies, the Axis, or the Comintern.
As France, have at least 150 Destroyers and research the maximum torpedo launcher technology, before 1945.
As Poland in the 1939 “Blitzkrieg” scenario start, inflict over 1,800,000 casualties to Germany to beat the 2018 PDXCON HOI4 challenge. Extra bragging rights if you do it in 30 minutes or less!
Sink the British Pride of the Fleet.
Lay at least 1,000 mines on the coastline of an enemy nation.
As Portugal, join the same faction as Great Britain.
Have the same spy get captured twice.
As Spain, own Gibraltar.
Stage the Warsaw uprising and succeed.
Have a spy network of at least 50% strength in Casablanca.
Successfully stage a coup in any nation using a spy with the Seducer trait.
Have a French and British spy work together on the same Operation.
As Bourbon Spain, hold all Spanish and French core states.
Win the Spanish Civil War as the Anarchists.
As Fascist France or Vichy France, occupy all of Great Britain.
As India, become the spymaster for the Allies.
Have one of your spies take a Suicide Pill.
Get over 90% intel in each category on a major without using code cracking.
Fully decrypt all nations in the Axis.
As Spain, have at least 5 spies and stage 5 coups against other nations.
As France, occupy Moscow while Napoleon VI is your country leader.
As Germany, turn France fascist and occupy Danzig without going to war with France.
Occupy all of mainland France while having at least 20 fully equipped Bicycle regiments.
As Portugal, create a collaboration government in Macau and have it own all Chinese states.
As Germany in a 1939 start, occupy all of Poland and France without taking more than 475 casualties.
As Finland, defeat the Soviet Union without joining a faction.
As Greece or Bulgaria, own both sides of the Bosporus. As Turkey, subjugate both Greece & Bulgaria.
As Greece, capture Istanbul and rename it to Constantinople.
As Peter II of Yugoslavia, overthrow your uncle and become King.
As Greece, fulfill the Megali Idea and then form Greater Greece.
Restore the Ottoman Sultanate.
As Kurdistan, hold all of your cores.
Win the Greek Civil War before 1937.
Unite Arabia with thirty camelry divisions.
As Turkey, be in a faction with Germany and Austria-Hungary.
As Yugoslavia, establish the autonomous region of Transylvania and have it own all Romanian cores.
As Bulgaria capitulate Turkey while also controlling the rest of the Balkans, including Greece.
As Communist Bulgaria, form the United Balkan Federation and own all Balkan states as cores.
Restore Byzantium and have Italy, Romania, and Russia as subjects.
As Romania, change sides in the war and capitulate a former ally.
As Greece, liberate Albania while being at war with Italy.
As Yugoslavia or Bulgaria, be at war while both countries are ruled by a child.
As the Ottoman Empire, hold the capitals of France, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Japan.
As non-aligned Turkey, have zero negative state modifiers.
As Bulgaria, complete the focus The Fate of the Balkans while having 5 or more Balkan puppets.
As fascist Italy, have max level railways in all your core states
As Germany, capitulate the Soviet Union without taking Stalingrad.
As Poland, be independent and ensure that both Germany and the USSR are either in your faction or don’t exist.
As Poland, install a Habsburg monarch and be in a faction with another Habsburg monarch.
As the USSR take Rome.
As Lithuania, hold the capitals of all of your neighbours.
As any Baltic State, conquer the entire shoreline of the Baltic Sea.
As Latvia, form Ostland and occupy Vasterbotten.
As Estonia Secure Scandinavia.
As the Soviet Union never lose 1 core territory to anyone before 1945.
As Soviet Union declare a war on Poland and Germany before Germany attacks Poland.
As the Soviet Union, have only puppets as neighbors.
As Poland, crown a King (or Queen) and capture Jerusalem.
Restore the Romanovs to the throne and conquer Germany, Hungary, Austria, Czechoslovakia,Turkey, and Bulgaria.
As the Soviet Union under Stalin, conquer Germany while suffering less than 1 million casualties total.
As the Soviet union, capitulate Germany after the fall of France before the allies control one German core state.
As Tannu Tuva, form Siberia.
As the Soviet Union, activate 30 propaganda campaigns before 1945.
Make a railroad from Gibraltar to Singapore.
As Poland, have the Peasant’s Strike overthrow the government.
As Switzerland, have 24 states
As Switzerland, declare war on Germany and win.
As Switzerland annex 5 states that are not contiguous with each other or Switzerland.
As Switzerland win a defensive war without ever losing Western Swiss Alps, Eastern Swiss Alps or Ticino
As Ethiopia, without being in a faction, force the Italians to make peace. Again.
As Haile Selassie, declare yourself “King of Kings” and control Kenya and Tanzania.
As Ethiopia, found the African Union and have it encompass at least 13 different countries with capitals in Africa.
Take Jerusalem as Ethiopia and move the capital there
As Ethiopia, go communist and take all the states that border the Red Sea
As the Pope, restore Rome.
As Italy, occupy New York, Chicago and Hawaii
As Italy, continue holding onto the First Rome, and gain the second and third Rome
As Italy, take Austria before the Anschluss and never enter a faction with a fascist Germany
As communist Italy, save Gramsci from the brink of death, make him the leader of Italy and form the Italian National Union.
As any Allied Nation (in faction with a democratic Britain), enforce a peacedeal on Germany that disarms the Rhineland and makes it a demilitarized zone.
As Germany, control Budweis, Tsingtao, and Guinness directly or through a faction member
Promote a Unit Commander to a general, and reach max level
As Brazil, capture Rome with paratroopers.
As the pope, capitulate the USSR
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