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Khand is a PvP/Build based evil faction located south-east of mordor. It's capital, Khandwater Ford, is considered to be one of the finest cities in Middle-Earth.

History

The faction of Khand started when in July 2019 Luqz_ had the idea to build the city that is now Khandwater Ford. He was helped by PafKabouter, Auke123 and lolyourebad, who planned to leave their faction after the server reset. Sadly Luqz_ died in a mining accident shortly afterwards.

Shortly after the reset Khand grew in size due to JuraekuGami and The_Knife_Pie joining. On September 27th 2019, Khand began to take shape when Auke123 became Khan of the Variags. Shortly afterwards they received permission to build at Khandwater ford. The faction received worldwide recognition on February 20th 2020, and became a founding member of the Alliance of the East in March 2020.

In April 2020 tensions began to break out due to Wind Dwarven ownership of North Khand Road and the nearby territory. This caused Khand and the Alliance of the East to declare war on April 11th and they prepared to invade the Wind Mountains. This invasion was called off, however, when the Dwarves surrendered prior to the battle.

On the 28th of June, Auke123 resigned from his post temporarily and appointed ArtPas as the Khan of the Variags. During his rule khand encouraged the recruiting of players for high reward and recruited many new players. On the 20th of July, Artpas resigned from his post and Auke123 was again appointed as Khan of the Variags.

Builds

Khandwater Ford: The Capital and first city of the Variags, the city stands at the Khandwater Ford waypoint and is ruled by Auke123.

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Southern Marches: Built in an area of land seceded by their ally of Rhudel, the fort stands at the Southern Marches waypoint and is ruled by PafKabouter.

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Alliances and Treaties

Khand is a prominent member of the Alliance of the East. The alliance was founded in March 2020. The members of the alliance are Rhudel, Angmar, Khand, Mordor, Dol Guldur and the Southron League.

Ranking System

Khan:

The ruler of the faction.

Emir: 

Valuable Member. Has been a veteran member of the faction and has a seat on the High Council.

Varangian Guard:

Royal Guard and master in PvP. Has been a veteran member of the faction and has a seat on the High Council.

Kharan-ai:

A trusted member of the faction that has shown his usefulness in building and political activities.

Variag:

A trusted member of the faction that has shown his usefulness in PvP and combat.

Nomad of Khand:

A normal faction member. They can claim a house in Khandwater Ford.

How to join 

To join our faction you need to travel to our capital: Khandwater ford, and claim a house there. It is also recommended to have +100 or more alignment with the following factions: Isengard, Mordor, Near Harad and Rhudel.

Meet our players 

The Variags of Khand gathered a lot of loyal players throughout their first year of existing. Here is a little introduction to our players:

Auke123: Leader of the faction and founding member of the faction. He keeps track of how build progress is going and does his best to keep the faction living.

PafKabouter: Varangian Guard and founding member of the faction. He has been in the faction from the first day and has done great help with building Khandwater Ford and Southern Marches. He is known for being one of the finest pvpers we have.

Lolyourebad: Varangian Guard and founding member of the faction. He has also been in the faction from the first day and often was helping with building up the faction. He is known for being one of the finest pvpers we have.

xValerian: Varangian Guard and respected player of the faction. He was recruited by lolyourebad in January and was very interested in pvping from the beginning. He has been helping the faction in many ways throughout the time and due to training and pvping a lot he is now Varangian Guard.

Artpas: Emir and respected player of the faction. He was recruited by Auke123. He played active and has been helping Khand with many things. He was chosen by Auke to take lead of the faction for one month. Not much later after having ruled for one month he joined Rohan. But he returned to us.

The_Knife_Pie: Kharan-ai and founding member of the faction. Knife left the high elves around the time when khand was barely a thing. He got into a conversation with Auke and ended up joining Khand. He has been loyal to our faction for a very long time and has always been a nice asset to our faction.

Pontifexmax: Variag and respected players of the faction. Pontifexmax was one of the first people to join Khand that was good at pvping. When Auke was hunting a player he encountered pontifexmax. He was at this time dorwinion and decided to leave and ended up joining khand.

Superwarriorz: Kharan-ai and respected player of the faction. When supers joined there was something special about him. He was very devoted to helping not just Khand but also other evil factions around him. He didn't like building but gathering stuff and getting rich was what he was good at.

Adamoy: Kharan-ai and respected player. Adamoy came from mordor and joined Khand not long ago. He was a very high ranking player in mordor but wanted something else. He has since then been helping our faction in many ways.

Rnegade: Variag and respected player. He also came from mordor and recently joined. He was as Witch-King one of the highest ranking players in mordor. If there is a raid Rnegade is always in for a fight. He will be an good addition to our faction.

RaymondWang: Kharan-ai and unofficial member. Raymond is not officially in the Variags of Khand but he has been helping us with many many things. He has been helping Khand from the very beginning and has therefore earned his spot. He has been building a lot in Khandwater Ford and for that we will always be thankful.

Arrex93: Variag and respected player. He joined around Januari. He was originally Rohan but left to join the Variags. Often he has been helping our faction with projects and he is always in for pvp. He is one of our best pvpers in the faction.

TheRealZAHERO: Variag and respected player. When he got in some conversations with Auke and other Khand players he ended up leaving The Dwarves of the Mountains of the Wind and to join us. Zahero is always in for pvp and when there is no pvp he likes to help our faction with building.

GeraltOfLyria: Variag and respected player. He also left the wind dwarves for Khand. Geralt already had been in evil before that time and was friends with Paf. He eventually joined us. He is one of our best pvpers and a loyal player to the faction.

Nomads of Khand: ImTryHarding, ErrolOfGondolin, kreepercraft5, Froggish, Samyril123, Its_viking_time, Marconi1927, Tautvis123, LilNail, Dyja, NetroDoom, devalx and menbeerpig.

We also have about 20 people who are currently listed as inactives.

The Variags of Khand also have two advisors: _Izanami also known as metameme. He has been helping the faction a lot and was our council member until he got perm banned. Our other advisor is Luqz_. He was the designer of Khandwater Ford and Southern Marches. He got permanently banned before we got the chance to create this faction but has since then still been in our discord to advise us.

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