Iron Vanguard

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The Iron Vanguard is a mercenary company that represents the interests of Dullahans, and one of the Four Great Companies of Baleros. The company flag consists of a disembodied helm, armor, and gauntlet.[1]

Background[edit | edit source]

The Iron Vanguard's name is based on the fact that they mainly enlist Dullahans, whom are basically walking suits of armor. However, they are not Dullahan-exclusive and allow anyone with good armor to join the company. They are based in the north, with at least eighteen cities under their protection, and also have one of the world's most powerful armada.[2] They have a tradition of making an adamantium armor for their [Generals], whenever it was plentiful.[3]

Military Strength[edit | edit source]

They possess the most powerful navy of Baleros. Similar to Dullahans, Iron Vanguard's ships are armored in metal. They possess the only two Krakenbane Destroyers in the world.

The Midnight Shields: Elites of the company. They wear armor black as night which essentially makes them near-invisible in the darkness.[4]

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Members[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • As a result of wearing good armor, all troops are known to be tough as nails.[2]
  • They are also called the Armored Legion and Iron Legion.[2]
  • Their Dullahans have metal armor, which, opposed to the wood armor that weaker Dullahans only carry, is an indication for their strength.[2]
  • They were introduced as being "always at odds" with the Maelstrom's Howling[2]
  • Unlike the other three Great Companies, the Iron Vanguard do not send a tithe to the Blighted Kingdom.[6]
  • The Iron Vanguard is at least over seven thousand years old.[7]

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