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Big Grim is the leader of the Hounds faction. She can be found in the Hounds Faction HQ in Shark. In order to join the Hounds, players need to find Ears to "smooth things over." Player characters can talk to Big Grim before speaking to Ears, but she will not be friendly.

She has a Brave Personality.

She has the Diplomatic Status tag and will critically decrease relations with the Hounds if you attack her.

She has the Brave Personality. They wear [High] armour (10% chance of [Specialist]) and have weapons manufactured by Unknown.


Attributes Level
Strength 70
Toughness 70
Dexterity 70
Perception 1

Combat Skills Level
Melee Attack, Melee Defence 70
Dodge, Martial Arts 70÷10

Weapon Skills Level
Blunt, Hackers, Heavy, Katanas, Polearms, Sabres 70

Ranged Skills Level
Turrets 70
Crossbows 1
Precision Shooting 70

Thievery Skills Level
Stealth, Lockpicking, Thievery 1
Assassination 70÷2

Athletic Skills Level
Athletics, Swimming 70

Science Skills Level
Field Medic 70
Engineer, Robotics, Science 1

Trade Skills Level
Weapon Smith, Armour Smith, Labouring, Farming, Cooking 1

Stats randomize by 3
The Statistics here are taken from FCS. Skills will be multiplied by the racial multiplier. Players should also be aware that non-player characters also level up while fighting.


After talking to Ears, players can speak to Big Grim about joining the Hounds. Big Grim wants the player to "drop" (smuggle) some hash into the UC (United Cities) and return the profit to her, this is the first assignment she gives to the player.

There is dialogue where she asks the player to drop one of the Swamp gang leaders that they are carrying. She will not attack if the player is allied with the Hounds but will express her disapproval either way. Being allied ends with nearby Hounds expressing their embarrassment.

World States[]

If Big Grim is killed or kidnapped, this will cause Shark to be taken over by Blackshifters, or Grayflayers if Big Darkbrow is also killed.

If both Big Gray and Big Grim are not alive while Tora the Fearless is, then Band of Bones take over Grayflayer Village and may make that their new headquarters.

If Grim, Darkbrow and Big Gray are all dead, Rot is taken over by spiders.