Ultimate Guide to Blood & Plunder Nations & Factions

Which Blood & Plunder faction should you play? Here you can find the overviews, details, and recommendations for play style on every nation and faction in Blood & Plunder.

Spanish

The Spanish empire is in decline, but they can still put up a fight. With extensive unit variety and diverse factions, Spain has lots of interesting options.

Spanish National Overview

Faction Guides

Faction Video Guides

English

Numerous and determined to carve out homes in the New World, the English are stout -hearted and won’t back down from a fight.

English National Overview

Faction Guides

Faction Video Guides

French

Skilled in the ways of war, the French are a dangerous foe. They are well equipped and are quick to adopt new tactics.

French National Overview

Faction Guides

Faction Video Guides

Dutch

The Dutch excel at sea and are always eager to get into a brawl. They are well equipped and dangerous.

Dutch National Overview

Native American

Trained warriors fighting on their home turf, the Native Americans are a dangerous foe.

Native American National Overview

Faction Guides

Faction Video Guides

Pirates

Aligned with no nation, these desperate men fight for plunder and independence.

Pirate Nationality Overview

Minor Powers

Many European nations had colonies in the New World.

Minor Powers Overview

Faction Guides

  • Scottish Militia
  • Danish Militia
  • Brandenburg Privateers
  • Swedish Militia
  • Portuguese Bandeirantes
  • Portuguese-Brazilian Tercios & Militia
  • Black Caribs

The factions above come from the Core Rulebook, No Peace Beyond the Line and the Fire on the Frontier expansion books. When Raise the Black ships, many more pirate factions will be added, along with army factions, maroons, more Native tribes, privateers, navies and more!