Soldiers of Fortune
Mercenaries are the expert warriors. Often also chosen as a “second” guild by surgeons, alchemists and the followers of the gods (even some mystics and druids). This guild welcomes all. It is vital that they earn money at all times – a poor merc is a dead merc as they need to pay for alchemical weapons and armour, potions to enhance their abilities not to mention healing. They are also well paid as they are vital to any endeavour – you can win most fights and accomplish most missions with just mercs: without them all missions are impossible. This is reflected in the Council rules for adventuring companies. A good block of mercs also means that an adventuring company will be deemed to earn more between events.
Fees: Full guild members pay guild fees of two shillings per season and will usually need to pay for training to improve their skills.