Out of Character Information
<The Scarlet Hammer> is a roleplaying guild based upon the Scarlet Crusade, and its original ideals, before any sort of corruption. In this post and the next, I'll be listing ranks, rules, expectations, and so forth.
Website: scarlethammer.shivtr.com *Note: IC interview IS required!*
Level 30+ Requirement
Other Notes: Our ranking system is modeled after a Scarlet Crusade themed RP guild on Argent Dawn-EU, but with our own twist!
Contacts: Cassarian, Ailardan, Kieos, Ralînor, Variia, Rycherd and Naevius
After seeking out the Hammer, these individuals are tasked with a specific set of tasks to prove their loyalty and usefulness to the Crusade. Being the lowliest starting rank; the initiates have little authority and social standing. Once an initiate has decided what sort of training he or she would like, this individual addresses a Captain about what rank they'd like to obtain. The Captains duty then, is to assign the Initiate to a chosen mentor who will oversee their training until they are deemed worthy and ready to advance to the next rank.
The Footman is the role of a fighting vindicator for the Hammer. They provide preservation for the rest of the Hammer, serving as a line force. A combatant comes in a multitude of forms, and are individuals who have recieved the right to bare the colours of the Crusade. The Footman take their orders from any commanding officer, and march headlong toward any foe who dares question the Light's word.
The Crusader is a devout and stalwart individual who has proven him or herself worthy to the Crusade. This combatant is an official member of the Crusade whos accomplishments and service has been widely recognized. These members serve as the backbone of any large military operation. They take their orders from any commanding officer, and are tasks with keeping all of the lower ranks in line, and teaching the initiates the methods of the Crusade.
The Evoker is among the deadliest of adherants in the Crusade. Often relying on their knowledge of the arcane, their magic is tempered with zeal and training in martial arms. Evokers often charge headlong into battle, obliterating their foes with incendiary magic, only to pick off the remaining survivors with enchanted weaponry.
The Elect usually works alone, are the secret combatants of the Crusade.Their assignments usually require a certain degree of secrecy and include things such as infiltration, espionage, sabotage and in extreme cases, assassination. Elects use covert methods of waging war.
The Praetorian is a veteran of the Crusade and have served in multiple campaigns. These individuals are relilable and serve as the last line of defense against a foe. As a result, their training is both demanding and thorough. They are extremely tough melee combatants; featuring tactical flexibility and brute strength. They are handpicked by the Grand Crusader and can only rise in the echelon by her word. They stand above the common forces.
The Captain, the Grand Crusaders most trusted of the field who ensures the bulk forces of the Crusade are well trained, always prepared, and kept alive during campaigns. they are the men and women who devise tactics and schemes the future campaigns of the Lady's word. These individuals are handpicked by the Grand Crusader herself and serve as advisors in military and other matters that concern the Crusade.
The Inquisition is comprised of a multitude of different individuals; ranging from former healers, such as Priests and Paladins, to Rogues seasoned in the art of secrecy. Inquisitors are given high authority within the Crusade. The Inquisition is tasked with transforming a broken individual into a loyal zealot of the Scarlet Crusade.
The Priesthood is comprised of healers, teachers and brothers and sisters of the Light. These men and women are devoted and serve to aid their brethren both physically and spiritually in any way possible. These Priests are authorized to perform sacred rituals of religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and the Light. Priests will not only serve as religious figures, but also as practitioners of divine magic; which they use to both heal and protect allies, but also harm and weaken foes.
The Grand Crusader
The Grand Crusader is the undisputed fugleman of the Crusade. Everyone will follow any word of volition given by her. Entrusted by the Light with the responsibility of overseeing, preparing and moving troops as a whole to fight against any who would challenge the Light. Always in charge of the Crusades operations, she often travels with a garde of retinues; known as 'Honour Guards'.
Edited by Cassarian on 6/16/2013 8:49 AM PDT