An Ethos dictates each Powers methods for preparing, expanding. and controlling systems. They determine the amount of expansion or fortification necessary to succeed in systems depending on their government type.


Possible Ethos are: Combat, Covert, Finance, and Social.

  • Combat ethos is effective against feudal and patronage governments, reducing the expansion or fortification trigger by half. It is ineffective against dictatorial governments, increasing the triggers by half.
  • Finance ethos is effective against corporate governments. It is ineffective against communist, cooperative, feudal and patronage governments.
  • Social ethos is effective against communist, cooperative and confederacy governments. It is ineffective against feudal, prison colony and theocratic governments.
  • Covert ethos is effective against feudal, communist, cooperative and dictatorship governments. It is ineffective against democratic governments.

List of Powers

Name Headquarters Allegiance Preparation Ethos Expansion Ethos Control Ethos
Arissa Lavigny-Duval Kamadhenu Empire Social Combat Combat
Aisling Duval Cubeo Empire Social Finance Social
Archon Delaine Harma Independent Combat Combat Social
Denton Patreus Eotienses Empire Finance Combat Combat
Edmund Mahon Gateway Alliance Finance Finance Finance
Felicia Winters Rhea Federation Social Finance Finance
Li Yong-Rui Lembava Independent Social Finance Finance
Pranav Antal Polevnic Independent Social Social Covert
Zachary Hudson Nanomam Federation Combat Combat Combat
Zemina Torval Synteini Empire Finance Finance Covert
Yuri Grom Clayakarma Independent Covert Combat Covert
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