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In the past I made a couple of threads about concepts for new warhammer factions, to keep my brain active during the Covid-19 lockdowns. I did this, because the warhammer setting contains so many white spots on its maps. Not places with minor factions, but just blank spots. E.g. the spine of sotek about which nothing is known, which is why CA had to put dwarfs there, to break up the skaven/lizardmen monotony of Lustria at launch. And Naggaroth still has an empty western region despite CA transferring lords like Khatep, Tretch, Alith Anar or the sisters of twilight there. Outside of Total War Warhammer the white spots cover much of Lustria, Naggaroth the Southlands and more. This is egregious, as these places were and are in our world home to thousands of prestigious cultures and myriads of myth and folktales, which could easily have served as a template or inspiration for intriguing warhammer factions. To show the untapped potential of this setting I came up with currently 7 made-up factions meant to enrich the warhammer setting.
Chon: Harpy-like creatures which were spawned from chaos but embody the concept of order within chaos. Live in the mountains and isles in the west of the New World
Epunt: A faction based on Ethiopia in the southeastern southlands
the Eddu confederacy: A coalition of halflings, elves and an ogre subspecies in central Naggaroth
Desert dwarfs: Remnants of Karak Zorn living south of nehekhara. Inspired by Mali, Nubia and Babylon
Izwan: A persian/palmyrian civilization at the southern darklands meant to bridge the dwarfen realms with the Ogre kingdoms and Ind
Nethun: mammal -based merpeople living in the coastlands of the Western Souhlands and the black gulf
Tanites: lovecraftian deep sea dwellers living in the underworld sea below naggaroth
All these factions are stand-alone creations, meant to enrich the setting by themselves. So there is no cross-referencing between them or previous knowledge of other factions needed to understand them. However they are modelled to not exclude each other.
I decided to gather all these concepts into one document, which is free for everyone to download. All these factions are not to be taken serious, but are just-for-fun additions. A short read for everyone, who has some time to pass e.g. And everyone is free to do with these concepts what ever they whish to do. Share them, expand upon them, maybe even make a mod out of them, or do something better entirely. Whatever is best in your heart. Warhammer is meant to encourage creativity after all.
As such I hope you may enjoy the products of my lock-down affected brain, and at least use them to pass some time. Sincerely, Sykall