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Factions are different groups of survivors found in the world of Dying Light 2 Stay Human.

Summary

There are 3 main factions in the game, two that are neutral, enemies or allies and one that is an enemy, at least at the start of the game. It is so impossible to side with Renegades.

List of Factions

Survivors

The Survivors are the first faction the player encounters and the one they are familiarized with and is the preferred faction for Lawan.

Their ambitions and goals are mainly survival based and regarding sustaining their facilities and population and running from infected rather than protection of the city and combating infected. they use melee weapons made of various garbage found around the city and wear outfits of different color usually fitted with cargo pants, they like wearing accessories like scarves, beanies, helmets and sometimes wear elbow pads.

Upon choosing this faction via the city alignment system, they will install ziplines and other parkour facilitating tools around the district of the main facility, they will optimize the facility with a survival based theme, with food and water containers and much more.

Peacekeepers

The Peacekeepers are the second faction the player encounters and the second faction they are familiarized with, this is the preferred faction for a unknown main character (speculation), their ambitions and goals are mainly military based and regarding protection of the city and combating infected rather than survival of the city and running from infected, they use tonfa/non-tonfa batons and wear a navy blue tinted outfit with a light kevlar vest and elbow/kneepads, alongside a light military helmet, some of them wear scarves and other accessories.

Upon choosing this faction via the city alignment system, they will install car traps and other combat facilitating tools around the district of the main facility, they will optimize the facility with a military based theme, with melee and ranged weapons alike.

Renegades

The Renegades are the first enemy faction the player encounters and the third and the last faction they're familiarized with. This is the faction that is set as a enemy when starting a new game.

It is unknown what this faction provides when you choose them for hosting a facility, their outfits are usually fully black fitted with hoodies with various sprayings on them and snow hockey helmets, their weapons consist of machetes, katanas, maces and bows. Their leader is The Colonel.

Nightrunners

A defunct group of ex military survivors who braved the terrors of the night to help survivors. Their leader was Frank and after a mission at the VNC tower where most members were killed by infected, they disbanded. Depending on player choice, you can revive the Nightrunners and get the best ending.

Pilgrims

A group of outcast survivors, they have a bad reputation for just coming and going but are reliable for getting packages from one settlement to another.

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