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Need an animal, Townie? Y'need a good pack animal if you wanna survive the travelling life.

–Nomad Animal Trader Town

Nomads are a faction of Human wanderers and animal herders. Non-hostile and generally content to just tend to their animals, they can be found in places such as Dreg and the Hidden Forest.

Owns several camps, which are free for the player to use, usually containing shelter from rain, a campfire, and a Camp bed. They travel with a small pack of Goats and a Pack Beast which provides light.

If your character is starving and inside an NPC town, they might rarely give you some Cooked Vegetables.




 Faction Relations[]

The factions this faction has special relations towards. For all others, it will use this faction's default (0).

Player Relations[]

The reasons for this faction to have a non-zero relation towards you.


These regions of Kenshi can potentially spawn a squad of Nomads or Merchant Nomads:

Goat Herder's Camps can spawn in Darkfinger, Dreg, Hidden Forest, Northern Coast, Shem, and Sinkuun.

These towns, outposts, and other locations are controlled by this faction.
Mapico-camp.png Goat Herder's Camp
Mapico-stormhouse.png Settled Nomads
Mapico-stormhouse.png Settled Nomad Village

Town Overrides
There are no locations which can be controlled by this faction due to changes in World States.