Crusader Kings 3 Criminal Traits Guide – Best Criminal Traits, Deciding Factors

Crusader Kings 3 criminal traits

Among many other traits in Crusader Kings 3 there are the Criminal Traits. They are very different from Education traits, personality traits, and Dynasty Traits. There are over 10 Criminal Traits in Crusader Kings 3. In this guide, we will discuss the best Criminal Traits, effects, and Deciding Factors.

Crusader Kings 3 Criminal Traits List, Best Traits, Effects, Deciding Factors

Criminal traits are handled differently by the game’s Dynasties. These traits are shunned, accepted, or considered criminal based on the Doctrine or Tenets of a Faith.

Adulterer Criminal Trait

As the name suggests, this trait is for those who violated the sanctity of marriage. Yes, cheating on your spouse in Crusader Kings 3. The adulterer has +10 Same Trait Opinion.

Deciding Factors: Female Adultery doctrine, Male adultery doctrine

Fornicator Criminal Traits

This trait is pretty similar to the Adulterer. The character must copulate outside the wedlock. Fornicator has +10 Same Trait Opinion. You can find the deciding factors below for more information.

Deciding Factors: Female Adultery doctrine, Male adultery doctrine

Deviant Criminal Trait

This is an odd trait to have, the character has a very eclectic and unconventional taste. Deviant trait has +25% Stress Loss, +35 Same Trait Opinion You can find the Deciding Factors below.

Deciding Factors: Deviancy doctrine

Dynastic Kinslayer Criminal Trait

Well, not everyone is a fan of Dynasties and often some people fight back against unfair and unjust treatment. Or, they are just bad people who like to do bad things. A Dynastic Kinslayer is the one who killed a Dynasty member. Dynastic Kinslayer gets -5 Dynasty Opinion.

Deciding Factors: Kinslaying doctrine

Familial Kinslayer Criminal Trait

Sometimes it is not the outsiders, it is the family members themselves who commit crimes against each other. A Familial Kinslayer is the one who killed a member of their extended family. Familial Kinslayer get -5 Dynasty Opinion, -5 Close Family Opinion.

Deciding Factors: Kinslaying doctrine

Kinslayer Criminal Trait

Pretty similar the other Kinslayer trait, this one is applied to those who kill a close kin. Kinslayer characters in Crusader Kings 3 get -5 Dynasty Opinion, -10 Close Family Opinion. Below you will find the Deciding factor for Kinslayer.

Deciding Factors: Kinslaying doctrine

Incestuous Criminal Trait

As the name suggests, this character is known for having sexual relationships with blood relatives. In Crusader Kings 3, having sexual relationships with relatives in a crime. Incestuous get +20 Same Trait Opinion.

Deciding Factors: Consanguinity doctrine

Sodomite Criminal Trait

As it turns out, it is also a crime to have sexual relationships with the same sex in Crusader Kings 3. Sodomite characters are known for doing this and they get +10 Same Trait Opinion.

Deciding Factors: Same-Sex Relations doctrine

Witch Criminal Trait

The name says is it all here, this character is known to engage in activities that are considered occult in Crusader Kings 3. Witch characters get +1 Intrigue, +1 Learning, +20 Same Trait Opinion, -1 Diplomacy.

Deciding Factors: Witchcraft doctrine

Cannibal Criminal Trait

Cannibals are those who eat other human beings. They think human meat makes the best meal in Crusader Kings 3. Cannibals get +2 Prowess, +15% Stress Los, +20 Natural Dread, +35 Same Trait Opinion.

Deciding Factors: Ritual Cannibalism tenet

Excommunicated Criminal Trait

This character is shunned and banned from taking part in any sort of religious service in Crusader Kings 3. Excommunicated characters get -50% Monthly Piety. Below you will find the deciding factors for Excommunicated.

Deciding Factors: Communion tenet

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