Factions are organized groups active in the region. The most active forces in the Norvinsk region are two private military companies, hired by the sides of the initial conflict.
USEC[edit | edit source]
Employed by notorious Terra Group international corporation, vigorously engages in armed clashes, hindering the investigation of Terra Group activities, carried on by local authorities. Moreover, according to intelligence agencies, USEC provides armed cover to illegal work and research of the foreign company.
Armed primarily with Western equipment, USEC skills focus on modifying AR systems and long ranged optics.
BEAR[edit | edit source]
Allegedly created by a direct order of the Russian government, is employed by the Norvinsk region officials to uncover any evidence of the Terra Group illicit activities.
Armed with Russian based weaponry, BEAR skills focus on the usage of AK systems and raw power.
Scavs[edit | edit source]
Civilians, gang members, and other miscreants who have taken up arms to carve out a niche for themselves in the war-torn Tarkov. Untrained, poorly equipped, they are nonetheless numerous and a significant threat to anyone who stands in their way.
Armed with a wide assortment of primarily cheap weaponry, SCAVs focus on their overwhelming numbers to take out opponents.