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Warmachine : Cygnar · Khador · Protectorate of Menoth · Cryx · Retribution of Scyrah · Convergence of Cyriss · Crucible Guard · Mercenaries (Llaelese Resistance · Hammer Strike · Talion Charter · Operating Theater)
Hordes : Trollbloods · Circle Orboros · Skorne · Legion of Everblight · Grymkin · Minions (Blindwater Congregation · Thornfall Alliance)



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Leader: N/A
Common name: Mercenaries
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Formation: N/A
Government: Contracts
Population: Unknown
Currency: Various
Other names: N/A
Demonym: Mercenary
Official language: Various
Other languages: N/A
The Mercenaries are the most diverse force in the Iron Kingdoms - some portrayed as disreputable cut-throats, others as raving madmen, and others as stalwart revolutionaries. They are so common in the Iron Kingdoms that some speculate it was mercenaries who helped create them, and are assisting in hindering their solidarity. The mercenary’s wage comes from war, and conflicts keep mercenaries in business. Unification would be bad for business. Their importance and power among the kingdoms is undeniable. The Blackshields are so closely tied to Cygnar that they have become an official branch of the army in all but name; and the Thunderhelm Irregulars were virtually permanent occupants of Llael.

From Magnus' hatred of Coleman Stryker and King Leto, to Ashlynn's quest of vengeance against the Khadorans, or Durgen's deep and obsessive love of explosions - each Mercenary has a goal that makes them willing to accept anyone's coin to achieve.

There is perhaps no greater display of material wealth and military might than the ability to hire mercenaries. Some leaders hire mercenaries as displays of power to intimidate their enemies. Battles have been won by the mere presence of an overwhelming force, and mercenaries can help beef up a weak army. A mercenary force can turn a rich man into a dangerous one.

Contrarily, Mercenaries make for expensive friends. Unpopular dictators will gladly pay for fighting men they feel they can trust. Since mercenaries have no political affiliation, they are viewed by some as the ultimate neutral force and a means of “fighting bitterly while keeping the peace” as King Leto once said of Khadoran Mercenaries on the north borders of Cygnar and Ord. It goes without saying that this parasitic relationship can quickly turn predatory if an employer fails to keep his Mercenaries well paid.

The Charters

The Four Star Syndicate

The Highborn Covenant

The Searforge Commission

The Talion Charter

The Puppet Masters

Military Forces

Mercenary Warcasters

Four Star Syndicate Highborn Covenant Searforge Commission Talion Charter Puppet Masters

Other Characters

Mercenary Warjacks

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