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Merchant Background
Background Merchant Icon
"Clever trading can help you achieve anything. Whether you wield wealth like a cudgel or spin subtle webs of gold, eventually you can buy what you want – for example, a noble title and access to the world of landed gentry."


Trade Icon +2
Intrigue Icon +1

Title: BrokerEdit

Bank of Iron and Gold

To gain the Broker title you must unlock the Bank of Iron and Gold Lineage achievement.
In one incarnation become a Broker

Background Merchant Icon Merchant Background
Alignment New Ways Icon High New Ways alignment
Alignment Cunning Icon High Cunning alignment
Alignment Family Icon High Family alignment

Broker Title
Power Icon 10 Power


While a Merchant can have any Fealty the following provide complimentary bonuses:
Martell Icon House Martell, Intrigue Talents, Intrigue Fealty Building
Stark Icon House Stark, Trade Fealty Building
Tyrell Icon House Tyrell, Trade Talents, Trade and Intrigue Fealty Building
Lannister Icon House Lannister, Trade Talents, Trade and Intrigue Fealty Building
Greyjoy Icon House Greyjoy, Intrigue Fealty Building
Baratheon Icon House Baratheon, None
Targaryen Icon House Targaryen, Intrigue Talents, Intrigue Fealty Building
Tully Icon House Tully, Trade Talents, Trade Fealty Building