I've been creating a series of factions inspired by each class in the D&D book Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Today I reach the warlock, which has two new sub-classes: the Celestial Pact, and the Hexblade. I've already created a holy order last week inspired by the Divine Soul Sorcerer, so let'...

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Many years ago, there lived a man named Thal. Though poor, he had a large family who loved him, and he was always happy.

Then war came to his nation, and in only a few weeks, he lost every member of his family. All gone. In utter despair, he gave up all his possessions and devoted himself to praye...

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I'm creating a set of factions inspired by one sub-class for each class in Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Today's sub-class is the Rogue Mastermind, which suggests a smart secret organization.

There are rumors of a strange cabal that meets outside the city. They all wear metal masks, and they w...

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I'm creating factions out of sub-classes from each class in Xanathar's Guide to Everything, and today we come to the ranger. The one sub-class that leapt out to me was the Horizon Walkers, rangers who walk the planes and protect the gateways between them Perfect!

They call themselves "Those Who...

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I'm creating a faction for every class in Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Normally, I try to create factions that can be tweaked to work either as an aid to the PCs or as an enemy. It'll be hard to make this faction, inspired by the Oath of Conquest Paladin, an uncomplicated ally for the average h...

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Today's faction is based on the Way of the Sun Soul monk from Xanathar's Guide to Everything. As an anime fan, the Way of the Sun Soul sure looks to me like a saiyin from Dragon Ball Z, which immediately brings Vegeta to mind, so let's create a group of super-serious, heavily muscled monks.

So...

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In Blackcrag, a curious gang has evolved: the Waterfront Gang, which operate in almost open defiance of the local bailiff and soldiers of this city that otherwise prides itself on its law and order.

The Gang began as just a group of teenagers lounging around the waterfront docks from which they na...

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I'm creating a series of factions inspired by the class options in Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Today I'm looking at the cavalier from the fighter class.

The people of the Arvak Plains make their living by culling the large herds of wild horses that roam and feed there. They've established a...

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