The Factions

Compiled over several years from vague reports, secretive dealings, tip offs from informants and other sources.  Now comprising of several dossiers on each faction these files are well read by the Sleuth’s of Endeavour.  Know thy enemy and all that!

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Dies Arcanum Brotherhood

The Order of Socrates

La Cosa Nostra

Eastern Triads

Circle of Light

The Green Hand

The Tea Steepers

The Tigers of Shangri La

About the Factions

The factions of Sleuth represent different political and criminal organisations striving to gain control of various cities.

A Sleuth can gain favour and standing with the factions by solving cases with a positive rating for a faction or quitting case with a negative rating for the faction.Similarly a Sleuth with a positive standing with a faction can, each day, complete a “little job” for a faction.Click here for more information on Little Jobs.

A Sleuth’s standing with a faction gives them the following benefits:

1 point: You can now visit a faction, do Little Jobs for them and buy equipment from them.

5 points: You get a small discount when buying equipment from the faction.

10 points: If you are in an agency, you can now purchase information to start a treasure hunt. You also get an extra discount when buying equipment from the faction.

20 points: You receive a further discount when buying equipment from the faction.

25 points: If you have enough skill points, you can now learn the faction's special skill.

30 points: You will now get the highest discount on items.

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The Dies Arcanum Brotherhood

Located at the Church in the following cities:

New York
Delhi

Skill Offered

Pick Pocketing - Allows you to collect your reward when your client turns out to be the guilty one, always works

Equipment available

Tough

Smart

Charm

Grey Umbrella--+2
Exquisite Monocle-+2+1
Shriveled Monkey Paw+3-2+1
Silver Handled Cane-2-+5
Deringer Pistol+3-+2
Crushed Velvet Smoking Jacket-1-2+5
Brown Buckle Shoes-1+2-1
Red Suede Shoes--+1

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Order of Socrates

Located at City Hall in the following cities:

New York
Shanghai

Skill Offered

Hypnotism - Allows you to convince a suspect to reveal additional suspects, success rate is affected by Charm

Equipment available

Tough

Smart

Charm

Chemist Kit-+2-
Thinking Pipe-+3-
Order of Socrates Pendant-1+3+1
Forensic Camera-+5-2
Very Expensive Perfume-1-1+5
Trained Bloodhound-2+6-2
Black Strap Pumps+1+1-

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La Cosa Nostra


Located at the Real Estate Office in the following cities:

New York
London

Skill Offered

Safe Cracking - Opens the safe with the last key of a hunt, only useful to those subscribed and a member of an Agency

Equipment available

Tough

Smart

Charm

Switch Blade+2--
Snub Nosed Revolver+3--
Tommy Gun+5-1-2
Police Detective Badge+4--
Shortwave Radio Wristwatch-1+5-1
White Zoot Jacket+6-1-2
Gray Two Tones--+1
Pink Satin Boots+1-+1

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Eastern Triads

Located at the Tea Shop in the following cities:

London
Shanghai

Skill Offered

Underworld Connections - Allows you to track down a suspect who fled, always works

Equipment available

Tough

Smart

Charm

Jade Bracelet--+2
Tai Chi Sword+3-+4
Silk Fighting Jacket+6-1-2
Dragon & Phoenix Fan-1-2+6
Cloisonne Harmony Orbs-+6-
Kung Fu Slippers-+1+1

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Circle of Light

Located at the Bank in the following cities:

Delhi
Shanghai

Skill Offered

Surveillance - Allows you to get something on a suspect to convince him/her to talk more, success rate is affected by Smarts

Equipment available

Tough

Smart

Charm

Gold Bangle--+3
Sari--+4
Formal Top Hat--+4
Moghul Scimitar+5-1-1
Ivory Nymph Pipe-2-1+6
White Boots+1--
Traditional Fancy Indian Shoes-1-1+2

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The Green Hand

Located at the Hotel in the following cities:

Delhi
London

Skill Offered

Pugilism - Always adds 10% more to Tough

Equipment available

Tough

Smart

Charm

Black and White Feather Hat-+1+3
Commando Beret+4--1
Bulldog Hat Pin+4-+3
Lions Head Cuff Links+4-+3
Leather Eye Patch+4+2-2
Cowboy Boots+1--
Knee High Stiletto Boots+2-1-1

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Tea Steepers

Located in Shangri-La at the Lamasery.

For more informtation on how to find the Tea Steepers see the Shangri La File.

Skill Offered

Hostage Negotiations - Allows you to negotiate with pirates, always works.

Rewards.

The Tea Steepers will set you missions of bringing them items of equipment only available through Incredibly Hard favours.They offer the following rewards for completion of missions:

 

Two Missions = Book:A History of Indian Philosophy

 

Six Missions =Hostage Negotiation Training (you will still need to spend skill points to learn this)

 

Ten Missions = Secret.If you really want to know then click here.

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Tigers of Shangri-La

Located in Shangri-La in the Prince's Palace.

For more informtation on how to find the Tigers see the Shangri La File.

Skill Offered

Trap Detection - Alerts you to the presence of natural and man-made dangers, always works.

Rewards.

The Tigers will set you missions of bringing them items of equipment only available through Incredibly Hard favours.They offer the following rewards for completion of missions:

Two Missions = Book: The Art of War

 

Six Missions =Smugglers Map to Cairo (allows you access to Cairo without Hostage Negotiation)

 

Ten Missions = Trap Detection Training (you will still need to spend skill points to learn this)

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