Usage of Factions

In the Forgotten Realms, five factions have risen to prominence. These factions seek to further their own aims while opposing destructive forces that threaten the folk of Faerûn. Each faction has its own motivations, goals, and philosophy. Some are more heroic than others, but all band together in times of trouble to thwart major threats.

When you create a character, or at any time you’d like during your character’s adventuring career, you can choose to become a member of a faction. A faction is an organization dedicated to achieving its goals through its members’ actions across Faerûn, the main continent of the Forgotten Realms. Each faction is distinct, and offers adventurers a chance to earn prestige within its ranks through the acquisition of renown by completing adventures and tasks that further that factions’ interest.

One Faction Only. You can be a member of only one faction at a time. If you ever switch factions or decide to become unaffiliated, you lose all benefits and renown associated with your former faction. The factions aren’t kind to traitors or deserters.

Faction Advancement and Benefits
Harpers
Order of the Gauntlet
Emerald Enclave
Lord’s Alliance
Zhentarim

Usage of Factions

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