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Mercenaries

Mercs.

Mercenaries are unaligned soldiers that can be hired by various factions to fight in their armies. The term “mercenary” was once used as a slur among fighting men. In certain kingdoms, notably Khador, the term is still used as a disdainful appellation for those who have no attachment to their homeland. Nevertheless, where war and wages thrive mercenaries inevitably follow. As the nations of the Iron Kingdoms war on each other, there are great profits to be made by those willing to risk life and limb in pursuit of coin. The mercenaries of Immoren are as diverse in appearance and approach to combat as they are in motivation. Many of them operate almost as businesses and utilize official charters detailing their conduct and under what circumstances they will sell their bloody services. Other mercenaries have more dubious reputations as bandits, assassins, traitors, and pirates. All find their services in demand by the commanders of Immoren. However not every mercenary is solely motivated by wealth or adventure as some sell their services to fund their own private agendas or personal wars. Although mercenary forces are not as well supplied as the standing armies of the Iron Kingdoms, their inherent diversity is their strength. Groups of highly trained specialists form armies of incredible flexibility.[1]

Some leaders hire mercenaries as political and fiscal displays of power to intimidate their enemies. Battles have been won by the mere presence of an overwhelming force, and mercenaries can help pad a weak army. A mercenary force can turn a rich man into a dangerous one. Conversely, mercenaries make for expensive friends. Unpopular dictators 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”. It goes without saying that this parasitic relationship can quickly turn predatory if an employer fails to keep his mercenaries well paid.

Mercenary Forces Edit

Warcasters Edit

Warjacks Edit

Light Warjacks Edit

  • Buccaneer
  • Grundback Blaster
  • Grundback Gunner
  • Renegade 
  • Talon
  • Vanguard

Heavy Warjacks Edit

  • Freebooter
  • Ghordson Avalancher
  • Ghordson Basher
  • Ghordson Driller
  • Mangler
  • Mariner
  • Mule
  • Nomad
  • Rover
  • Wroughthammer Rockram
  • Gallant (Cygnar Partisan)
  • Rocinante

Colossal Edit

  • Galleon
  • Ghordson Earthbreaker

Monstrosity Edit

  • Subduer
  • Warden
  • Wrecker

Battle Engines Edit

  • Hammerfall Siege Crawler

Units Edit

  • Cephalyx Mind Bender & Drudges
  • Cephalyx Mind Slaver & Drudges (Cryx Partisan)
  • Cephalyx Overlords (Cryx Partisan)
  • Cephalyx Dominator
  • Hammerfall High Shield Gun Corps
    • Officer and Standard Bearer
  • Horgenhold Artillery Corps
  • Horgenhold Forge Guard
  • Idrian Skirmishers (Protectorate Partisan)
    • Chieftain & Guide
  • Kayazy Assassins (Khador Partisan)
    • Underboss
  • Kayazy Eliminators (Khador Partisan)
  • Ogrun Assault Corps
  • Precursor Knights (Cygnar Partisan)
    • Officer & Standard
  • Press Gangers
  • Sea Dog Crew
    • Mr. Walls
    • WA - Rifleman
  • Sea Dog Deck Gun
  • Steelhead Halberdiers
  • Steelhead Heavy Cavalry
  • Steelhead Riflemen
  • Tactical Arcanist Corps
  • Thorn Gun Mages
  • Alexia Ciannor
  • Captain Sam MacHorne & The Devil Dogs
  • Croe's Cutthroats
  • Cylena Raefyll & Nyss Hunters (Retribution Partisan)
  • Dannon Blythe & Bull
  • Greygore Boomhowler & Co.
  • Herne & Jonne
  • Lady Aiyana & Master Holt
  • Lynus Wesselbaum & Edrea Lloryrr
  • The Commodore Cannon & Crew
  • The Devil's Shadow Mutineers
  • Cephalyx Agitator
  • Gobber Tinker
  • Ogrun Bokur
  • Swamp Gobber River Raider
  • Alten Ashley
  • Anastasia Di Bray
  • Bloody Bradigan
  • Bosun Grogspar
  • Brun Cragback & Lug (Lesser Warlock)
  • Colbie Sterling, Captain of the BRI
  • Dahlia Hallyr & Skarath (Lesser Warlock)
  • Dirty Meg
  • Doc Killingsworth
  • Eilish Garrity, the Occultist
  • Eiryss
  • First Mate Hawk
  • Gastone Crosse
  • Gorman Di Wulfe, Rogue Alchemist
  • Gudrun the Wanderer
  • Harlan Versh, Illuminated One
  • Hutchuk, Ogrun Bounty Hunter
  • Kell Bailoch
  • Lanyssa Ryssyl, Nyss Sorceress
  • Lord Rockbottom
  • Madelyn Corbeau, Ordic Courtesan
  • Major Harrison Gibbs
  • Master Gunner Dougal MacNaile
  • Orin Midwinter, Rogue Inquisitor
  • Ragman
  • Raluk Moorclaw, the Ironmonger
  • Reinholdt, Gobber Speculator
  • Rhupert Carvolo, Piper of Ord
  • Rorsh & Brine
  • Rutger Shaw, Professional Adventurer
  • Savio Montero Acosta
  • Saxon Orrik
  • Sergeant Nicholas Verendrye
  • Stannis Brocker
  • Sylys Wishnalyrr (Retribution Partisan)
  • Taryn Di La Rovissi, Llaelese Gun Mage
  • Thor Steinhammer
  • Viktor Pendrake
  • Wrong Eye & Snapjaw (Lesser Warlock)

References Edit

  1. Warmachine Prime MK2

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