As they are not part of the Empire they cannot be confederated with by any playable Empire faction. They also use a limited roster of Empire troops from tiers 1-3 and a limited set of heroes and mount options.
- The Old World
- Mortal Empires
Due to their initial war with Beastmen and Clan Skryre, Estalia is frequently the first faction to fall. Noctilus is also known to sometimes make landfall and further cement their early doom. Even if they manage to survive the first 20 turns, they will likely be sandwiched between Carcassone, Sartosa, and Clan Skryre. Because of their short life span and the fact that they will almost always be a minor power, there is little point in negotiating treaties with them. Only useful potentially to Bordelaux for their initial trade income.