Factions

Summaries of various factions that live or have lived in the world of Panzer Dragoon. The entries describe the events that surround these factions as well as explaining each of their goals.

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Hunters

Hunters

Amongst the many peoples of the Panzer Dragoon world, there are some groups who choose not to shun the savage wilderness around them, but instead to confront and embrace it. Rather than settling down to gather what crops they can from the bleak...

Meccania

Meccania

Meccania was one of many nations that were conquered by the Empire. Other than what players witness in Panzer Dragoon Zwei, and other than the information found in Panzer Dragoon Orta’s encyclopaedia and the official timeline, very little is...

Mercenaries

Mercenaries

Mercenaries were hired to guard Excavation Site #4 by the Empire up until and during the introduction of Panzer Dragoon Saga. The Empire had been desperately searching for something amoung the ruins from the Ancient Age, an operation which the...

The Ancients

The Ancients

The Ancients were the people of the Ancient Age. They created the Towers to heal a dying planet after wars threatened to tear it apart. They also created the pure-type monsters, drones, and the dragons. Not everyone who lived in the Ancient...

The Black Fleet

The Black Fleet

The Black Fleet was a special force of the Empire led by K. F. Craymen that started an open rebellion by attacking Excavation Site #74 and blowing up the Imperial Capital. Not much is revealed to players regarding the Black Fleet’s original...

The Empire (Post-Great Fall)

The Empire (Post-Great Fall)

This entry is about the empire that was reestablished with the succession of the Eighth Emperor. For the empire that dissolved with the death of the Seventh Emperor, see The Empire (Pre-Great Fall). During the era of planetary unrest historians...

The Empire (Pre-Great Fall)

The Empire (Pre-Great Fall)

This entry is about the empire that dissolved with the death of the Seventh Emperor. For the empire that was reestablished with the succession of the Eighth Emperor, see The Empire (Post-Great Fall). In order to understand the motivations...

The People of Elpis

The People of Elpis

The people of Elpis were residents of the village of Elpis, a settlement in the southeast frontier of the Continent. It appears that the villagers lived independently of Meccania, as Panzer Dragoon Saga’s Dragon Book 1 describes an envoy from...

The People of Zoah

The People of Zoah

This entry is about the people of Zoah. For the location, see The Village of Zoah. The people of Zoah were a community of townsfolk who lived in a walled village near the Forest of Zoah. They were annihilated by the the Empire’s flagship, Grig...

The Seekers

The Seekers

The Seekers were a highly structured, yet secretive group. They existed for hundreds of years, leading the world to believe that they are a band of tomb raiders. Although the Seekers spent much of their time ‘stealing’ (as the Empire called it)...

The Technology Destruction Faction

The Technology Destruction Faction

A group of people in the Ancient Age who opposed the use of biotechnology and environmental control technology. Unlike their rivals, the Technology Preservation Faction, the Technology Destruction Faction’s philosophy was that humans should not...

The Technology Preservation Faction

The Technology Preservation Faction

A name given to one of (at least) two factions in the Ancient Age. Although the Technology Preservation Faction was not referred to directly by that name in Panzer Dragoon Saga, they are discussed in the Japanese Azel: Panzer Dragoon RPG guide...

The Wormriders

The Wormriders

The Wormriders, or as they are sometimes unlovingly called, “Bug Herders”, were first introduced in Panzer Dragoon Orta. This tribe of people have learnt to co-exist with the mutated biomonsters of the Ancient Age and because of this they have...

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