A Faction is a term used for a well-established, organized group of allies united under racial, ideological, or other means. On most occasions, a faction is political, though it is possible that a faction can be formed under racial, family, quest, or cultism/religious reasons. A faction does not always have to be one organization, however. For example, the Umbristic State is a faction that is made up of four separate organizations.
There are a numerous factions that are recognized Uloff. The two largest factions, The Arbiters and the 2nd Legion, are the most well-identified factions on the planet, and are the only playable factions.