Eberron: Dawn of Heroes
The great dragonmarked families are the barons of industry and commerce throughout Khorvaire and beyond. Their influence transcends political boundaries, and they remained mostly neutral during the Last War. While not technically citizens of any nation, the matriarchs and patriarchs of each house live in splendor within their enclaves and emporiums located throughout Khorvaire. These dynastic houses of commerce derive their power from the dragonmarks unique, hereditary arcane sigils that manifest on certain individuals within the family, granting them limited but very useful magical abilities associated with the trade guilds the family controls.
- Race: Humans
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Making
*Heraldic beast: Gorgon
*House Cannith consists of alchemists, artificers, magewrights and the worlds best mundane crafters.
*Dragonmark: The Mark of the Sentinel.
*Heraldic beast: Chimera
*House Deneith consists of mercenaries devoted to providing protection to the highest bidders.
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Hospitality
*Heraldic beast: Blink dog
*House Ghallanda provides food and shelter across the land. Using their mark and high standards to bring the best accommodations to all.
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Healing
*Heraldic beast: Griffon
*House Jorasco provides healing guild outposts of the Jorasco seal across the lands. Dealing in all forms of medicine and healing of both mundane and magical properties.
- Race: Dwarves
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Warding
*Heraldic beast: Manticore
*House Kundarak are the bankers and provide security to businesses and precious goods.
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Storm
*Heraldic beast: Kraken
*House Lyrander provide two services, one bring rains to the farmers of Khorvaire. The other is transportation. House Lyrander windwrights control the shipping and transportation that operates in the air and across the seas.
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Detection
*Heraldic beast: Basilisk
*House Medani provides personal protection to those that need it and can afford it.
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Passage
*Heraldic beast: Unicorn
*House Orien deals in transportation and teleportation. The couriers guild uses teleportation to deliver packages, messages and the like as well as teleporting people for a fee as well. The Transportation guild of House Orien operates the lightning rail that traverses across Khorvaire.
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Shadow
*Heraldic beast: Hydra
*House Phiarlin provides a couple services. On the surface they are entertainers and Artisans. But there true work is in secretive information brokering and espionage.
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Scribing
*Heraldic beast: Cockatrice
*House Sivis are the masters of the written and spoken word, providing translators, mediators, and advocates across the continent.
*Race: Humans and Half-orcs
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Finding
*Heraldic beast: Dragonne
*House Tharashk mostly works across Khorvaire as inquisitives, prospectors and bounty hunters. Finding resources, dragonshards and people for the right price.
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Shadow
*Heraldic beast: Displacer beast
*House Thuranni is an elven dragonmarked house throughout Khorvaire that was once part of House Phiarlan, but broke away from them during the Last War. Now they compete directly with Phiarlan, operating out of The Lhazaar Principalities with small enclaves in major cities across Khorvaire. The house first appeared in 972 YK, when a group of elves split off from House Phiarlan.
*Dragonmark: The Mark of Handling
*Heraldic beast: Hippogriff
*House Vadalis deals in handling animals of all kinds. Breeding the best mounts and providing stables across the land for travelers.
*Dragonmark: Any Aberrant Dragonmark
*Heraldic beast: Beholder.
*House Tarkanan is not an official house recognized by governments or other dragonmarked houses. The name of the organization “House Tarkanan” as a mockery against other dragonmarked houses – Lord Halas Tarkanan was a leader of Aberrant Dragonmarked people during the War of the Mark. It currently exists as a loose criminal association of people bearing aberrant dragonmarks, hiring its services for robbery and assassination. It has a presence in Sharn.