Guide to the Empire starting zone
- Empire Character Creation
The Empire race can choose one of three careers, the melee damage dealer Witch Hunter, the ranged damage dealer Bright Wizard and the combat healer War Priest. All three careers can be chosen by either male or female.
- Grimmenhagen Village
The starting point for all new Empire characters. This is the main hub for your first few levels. Quests, merchants, PvP Scenarios, career trainers and Influence reward merchants reside here. Around level 4 or 5 you will be sent from here to the next major hub, The Grey Lady Coaching Inn.
- Grimmenhagen farmhouses
The hordes of Chaos have invaded the farm houses next to Grimmenhagen. You must defeat the marauders and save the citizens from the burning houses.
Nordenwatch is the first PvP Scenario for Empire and Chaos players. Geared for level one through twelve, three objectives must be captured and held. Holding objectives and killing opponent will gain your team points. The first side with 500 point or the most points when the 15 minute timer runs out, wins.
- Grimmenhagen Fields
Just to the northwest of Grimmenhagen lies the fields. Recruit the field workers to join the fight against Chaos. But be careful, some are spies and will turn on you instead.
- Cannon Hill
Next to the Grimmenhagen Fields, you must commandeer a Griffon cannon and take out Helffire Magi in the valley below.
- Arlin Bitterstone
A dwarf farmer outside Grimmenhaggen Village. He sends you off on a number of quests including one to defeat your first Centrigo and into the Grimmenhangen Cemetary.
- Grimmenhagen Windmill
At the edge of the cemetary, you'll find a Kill Collector who will reward you for your efforts for the Empire.
- Grimmenhagen Cemetary
Restless spirits await below in the crypts. So does adventure and a quest item.
- Raven Guard Host
The only Chapter 1 Empire Public Quest. Chaos invades a farmhouse and after you beat back the scourge, they bring out the big guns.
- Grey Lady Coaching Inn
The second major quest hub for the Empire. There are plenty of merchants and trainers including many tradeksill trainers.
- The Grey Lady Coaching Inn inn
The town and the inn have the same name. A little confusing, but inside you'll find a few tradeskill trainers and a new quest.
- The Burning Windmill
One of three Chapter 2 Empire Public Quest area, it can be found just north east of the Grey Lady Coaching Inn. Defeat waves of demonic summoners as well as the named bosses.
- The Norse Are Coming
Another Chapter 2 Empire Public Quest, this one takes place on the Northern shore. Not only must you protect a barricade from hordes of Norsemen landing in boats, but you get to burn the boats, too. And the tents and supplies.
- The Ruins of Schloss von Rubendorff
Another Chapter 2 Empire Public Quest. After clearing out the riff raff, then capturing their banners, it's time to take down the bosses.
- Hangman's Wood
An outpost in the wild preserved by Sigmar's followers.
- Arnholdt's Company Warcamp
This is the third major quest hub and is next to the Tier 1 Empire RvR Warcamp up the hill. There are a number of PvE quests here as well as merchants and trainers.
- Breuer's Regiment
Up the hill from Arnholdt's Company Warcamp, this is where you will pick up your first Open RvR quests. You can also find the flight master here to travel to other starting zones or to the Order capital city.
- Nordland - Festenplatz
One of the targets to control in the Tier 1 Open RvR war between the Empire and Chaos.
- Nordland- Harvest Shrine
Another target to control in the never ending battle to control Nordland and beat back the invading Chaos.