The Shadows of Tyranny
This a list of relevant factions in the struggle in Shadows of Tyranny. Like most other sections of this wiki, most of the information is the information relevant to the story. Most of these factions are from the Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide.
The Five Companies, with their airships, see the war as good for business, but their conscience keeps them on the side of the allies of Cormyr.
Residing in Elturgard, the organization of Holy Champions is an ancient and ornate force often bordering on conservative zealotry.
Lead by Szass Tam, Dark Lord of Thay, the undead hordes of this ugly wasteland march on Cormyr from The Citadel. Lead in the west by Thranidox, Zulkir of Thay,they must conquer Cormyr if Szass Tam hopes to recreate his diabolical ritual.
Lead by unknown forces, this cult has many faces, and is lead by it’s greatest soldiers, the “Weareres of Purple”. This cult seeks to help Dragons seek immortality my helping them become Liches.
Under the guise of a helpful support group, this cult views the Spellplague as a holy occurance, and wishes to recreate it’s effects and wreak magical havok.