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Gang Name Generator & Short Stories

A hail of arrows clattered into the ground around the party, causing them to cry out in alarm and raise their shields instinctively. Gutera looked up and saw their assailants lining the rooftops around them: they’d been ambushed by The Green Snakes!

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The Cobalt Badger Syndicate

The Dead Eyes

The Knuckle Sisterhood

The Wildlings

The Life Takers

The Sapphire Mammoths

The Royal Knife Band

The Lily Riders

The Blue Dragonfly Syndicate

The Green Needles

The Royal Eagle Brotherhood

The Boars

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Gangs come in many shapes and sizes, with many different purposes and characteristics. The possibilities are almost endless, but one thing is for sure, a great gang with a distinctive identity is a great way to make your games more memorable.

Good Gang Names

Good gang names should be as descriptive and memorable as possible, giving a clear indication of the defining features of the gang itself:

  • The Brass Tear Band
  • The Badger Syndicate
  • The Ruby Spider Soldiers
  • The Violet Cobra Gang
  • The Grey Warthogs
  • The Onyx Swords
  • The Wolves
  • The Trolls
  • The Wild Ones
  • The Poison Ivies
  • The Diamond Viper Band

The Black Tiger Association

The Black Tiger Association is a mysterious gentleman’s club operating out of Wusean City. Rumors abound that the gang are part of a hidden criminal syndicate responsible for the assassination of the former baron.

  • The Sapphire Bat Brotherhood
  • The Alien Association
  • The Crimson Seals
  • The White Crosses
  • The Sanguine Sabors
  • The Blooddrops
  • The Hopeless Ones
  • The Wildlings
  • The Royal Eagle Brotherhood
  • The Ivory Mamba Squad
  • The Denim Dragon Syndicate
  • The Cardinal Sabortooth Brotherhood
  • The Sapphire Mammoths

Funny Gang Names

Gang names are a great space to inject a little humor into your games by representing gangs with a less-than-serious outlook on life. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • The Needles
  • The Gorillas
  • The Sanguine Bulls
  • The Untamed
  • The Purgatory
  • The Elephant Clan
  • The Sharktooth Company
  • The Bronze Dwarf Crew
  • The Liontooth Syndicate
  • The Copper Snakes

The Blue Pinchers

What would a group of depressed pickpockets who have fallen on hard times name themselves? The blue pinchers, of course. At least they can laugh about it..

  • The Leopards
  • The Pigmies
  • The United Front
  • The Destroyers
  • The Grizzly Forsaken Clan
  • The Honey Badger Company
  • The Diamond Snake Brotherhood
  • The Red Warthog Gang
  • The Sapphire Pillagers
  • The Ivory Vultures
  • The White Coyotes
  • The Boars
  • The Damnation
  • The Dreamers
  • The Tear Soldiers

Badass Gang Names

For gangs with a more serious tone, consider names that will inspire fear and dread in those that hear them, like the ones we’ve chosen below:

  • The Demon Crow Riders
  • The Sanguine Bat Company
  • The Skull Association
  • The Bronze Ravenclaws
  • The Honey Badgers
  • The Green Snakes
  • The Royal Plunderers
  • The Poison Vipers
  • The Men Of Limbo
  • The Jade Sharktooth Association
  • The Eagle Riders

The Crimson Sharktooth Squad

This gang of pirates had a unique initiation ceremony that involved diving into shark-infested waters to wrench a tooth from the mouth of one of the fearsome beasts.

  • The Electric Hog Sisterhood
  • The Orange Leopards
  • The Growlers
  • The Grey Crocs
  • The Fire Plunderers
  • The Immortals
  • The Dead Eyes
  • The Orange Tiger Soldiers
  • The Blue Lion Company
  • The Sanguine Bat Riders
  • The Owl Association
  • The Hogs
  • The Scarlet Aliens
  • The Scarlet Spiders

That’s all for now when it comes to our list of Gang Names! We hope you found something useful here! If one of our names was inspiring to you then please let us know in the comments below and be sure to share the list with a friend.

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Cassidy Ferrari
D&D is a creative practice for me, in which I can explore everything from the surreal to the divine. I like to use names as a storytelling device, so every interaction helps players to build a stronger mental image of the world. I hope that my articles for Codex Nomina help you have more fun with fantasy names!

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