The Orochi Group is an NPC faction made up of several sister corporations. Their intentions are unclear but their actions suggest that they want power and are indifferent to the cost involved.
- 1 First Appearance
- 2 Background
- 3 Subsidiaries
- 4 Locations
- 5 Lore Honeycombs
- 6 Known Members
- 7 Related Missions
- 8 Media
- 9 References
The name "Orochi" comes from the name of an 8-headed Japanese dragon known as Yamata no Orochi because the Orochi Group is made up of 8 subsidiaries. . Their corporate logo is a squared off spiral comprised of 8 lines, representing the 8 subsidiary companies or the 8 heads of Yamat no Orochi, followed by the Kanji symbol for Snake - 蛇 
A few years after conception, Orochi's eight subdivisions took to the global market. Today the enormous conglomerate hosts award ceremonies, donates billions to charities, and encourages youth programs. 
In August of 2010 there was a terrorist attack near the Tokyo headquarters of the Orochi Group, causing widespread destruction in the commercial district of Tokyo.. In the Ground Zero mission, characters relive a flashback that occurs shortly after the attack, showing that it was actually some sort of occult phenomenon related to filth-infected humans and other creatures.
The Orochi website is http://www.orochi-group.com
These are the 8 companies that make up the Orochi Group:
|Anansi Technologies||Computer Hardware and Software|
|Faust Capital||Banking, Investments|
|Manticore Research Group||Aerospace, Military/Defense/Security, Advanced Technology, Industrial Design|
|QBL Media||Information, News|
|Sycoil||Power and Alternative Energy Solutions|
|Váli||Biotechnology and Genetic Research|
- The Orochi have taken control of the only bridge leading from Solomon Island back to the mainland, and have instituted a quarantine of the island. The official name of the bridge is the New Colony Span Bridge  but it is generally referred to as the Orochi Bridge
- They also have set up a heavily guarded compound at one end of the Kingsmouth Municipal Airport. See the main article Orochi Camp (Kingsmouth)
The Savage Coast
- There is a Orochi Research Base located in the Blue Mountain section of Solomon Island where they were conducting experiments on the properties of The Filth
Valley of the Sun God
- The Plethron Interm Office is located in the town of al-Merayah, and was the regional headquarters for the Plethron subsidiary's work on a project known as "The Prometheus Initiative"
- The Orochi Retreat in the Scorched Desert is where the remaining Orochi Group soldiers are making a last stand against their comrades that have become infected with the The Filth
- The Orochi Depot is where those soldiers were originally stationed, along with various scientists and officers. It appears that they were again conducting experiments with The Filth along with recovering and examining artifacts from The Ankh and surrounding areas. It has now been completely overrun by filth and creatures infected by the filth.
- The Orochi Research Base located in the Scorched Desert is situated upon a plateau overlooking The Ankh
- The Ankh, a former temple of Aten and recent Orochi research site, player-explorable as a 5-player dungeon and also a solo mission instance. The Filth research conducted there under Orochi's Dr. Klein has gone horribly awry.
City of the Sun God
- The Orochi have also penetrated the City of the Sun God and set up an Orochi Camp there as well. They were primarily supposed to be retrieving artifacts and sending them somewhere else for examination. But, they apparently took a little too much initiative and unearthed or started something they shouldn't have. 
The Orochi have set up numerous outposts in the The Shadowy Forest portion of Transylvania. 5 to be exact. This time they were researching various supernatural creatures that could be found native to that area . The outposts are:
- Outpost 30-10a
- Outpost 30-10b
- Outpost 30-10c
- Outpost 30-10d
- Outpost 30-10e
- Hatchet Falls - a former Red Hand prison for a particularly powerful vampire captured during the Soviet era; now an Orochi way-station for children to be delivered to the Nursery.
- Orochi Outpost
- There is an Orochi Coms Center located on top of one of the nearby mountains. It is heavily guarded and contains the controls to override access to The Nursery
- An Orochi outpost near the power station is now overrun with mountain trolls.
- The Smiths' Cabin is a research coordination site, now deserted.
- The Breach is an Orochi-reopened Gateway to the Outer Dark containing a Gaia Engine.
- The Nursery - A top-secret Orochi research center. It was dedicated to researching the effects of filth on children. Especially children who already possessed various supernatural talents.
- Manticore Plaza is a set of interlinked Orochi-Drone-patrolled plazas southwest of Susanoo's diner.
- Kaidan International Hospital is an experimental hospital run by the Vali corporation, accessible during mission Wetware.
- The Orochi Housing Projects are former housing for Orochi employees and surround Happy Smiles Kindergarten, an Orochi intake point for paranormally gifted child research subjects.
- The Orochi Docks contain Filth-infected creatures, some still imprisoned in their shipping containers, brought back for study on ships like Arctic research vessel The Gungne.
- The Orochi Underground is an underground train line formerly used to bring Tokyo municipal trains full of Orochi-employed commuters into the company's corporate headquarters.
- Orochi Tower.
- Váli had a research facility in London which they are using to find potential candidates for further testing at The Nursery . See the Váli article for more details
- Orochi has an office building in New York for Orochi, Plethron, Anansi Technologies and Manticore Research Group
- Main article: Lore:The Orochi Group
- CEO: Samael Chandra
- Chairman: Lilith
Employee information can be found on the Orochi website "Employee Finder" page.
|Ann Radcliffe||Váli||Field Operative|
|Harrison Blake||Váli||Orochi Field Operative|
|Lisa Hui||Unknown||Field Agent?|
|James Shu||Plethron||Prometheus Project|
|Lisa Chang||Plethron||Prometheus Project|
|Dr Themis||Plethron||Prometheus Project|
|Julia Smith||Plethron ?||Prometheus Project|
|Winston Smith||Plethron ?||Prometheus Project|
|Dr Amoure||Váli||Scientist, Filth mutagenic project|
|Sally Anderson||Váli||Scientist, DNA mapping project|
|Dr Banwey||Váli||Scientist, Filth mutagenic project|
|Raymond Beil||Váli||Research Tech, Virgula Divnia project|
|Gerald Bungard||Váli||Coordinator, Virgula Divinia project|
|Emily Chan||Váli||Scientist, Excal project|
|Dr Harrison Conrad||Váli||Scientist, Virgula Divnia project|
|Reuben Dion||Váli||Assistant, Virgula Divnia project|
|Domenico Figlio||Váli||Technician, Virgula Divnia project|
|Kitsune Hayabusa||Váli||Scientist, Excal project|
|Dr Liev||Váli||Scientist, Filth mutagenic project|
|Dr Llyjek||Váli||Scientist, Filth mutagenic project|
|Linda Merkins||Váli||Operations, Virgula Divinia project|
|John Milven||Váli||Technician, Virgula Divnia project|
|Missy Patel||Váli||Technician, Virgula Divnia project|
|Dr Shirui||Váli||Lead Scientist, Filth mutagenic project|
|Joseph St-Laurent||Váli||Technician, Virgula Divnia project|
|Ernest Stone||Váli||Scientist, Excal project|
|J. Bonomi||Unknown||3-A Hieroglyphics Expert, Thinis Project|
|R. Weintraub||Unknown||Archaeologist, Thinis Project|
|S. Warner||Unknown||Engineer and Temporal Anomaly Expert, Thinis Project|
|H. Courtoy||Unknown||Theoretical Transit Expert, Thinis Project|
|B. Bernouli||Unknown||Historical Mappings Analyst, Thinis Project|
|Kurt Kuszczak||Unknown||Tank Driver, Assigned to Tokyo|
|Amaya Yu||Unknown||Was working in Kaidan on the Mitsubachi project|
|Ueno Fujio||Unknown||Executive for "The Bingo Project"|
|Yoshida Giichi||Unknown||Executive for "The Bingo Project"|
|Ito Ayane||Unknown||Executive for "The Bingo Project"|
- Hulk Smash
- Evolution of the Species
- Dead in the Water
- Dead Air
- Men in Black Vans
- Black Helicopters
- The Filth
- The Filth Amendment
- The Search for Tyler Freeborn
- Win Win
- Breaking News
- The Experiment
- Treasure Hunt
- The Orochi Group
- From Below
- Pandora's Box
- Angels & Demons
- A Flight of Locusts
- Droning On and On
- Filthy Science
- The Scorpion Queen
- King of the Hill
- Pass the Ammunition
- The Little Drone That Could
- Old Scotch, New Problems
- Primum Non Nocere
- The Prometheus Initiative
City of the Sun God
- A Modest Proposal
- The Binding
- Batteries Not Included
- Desert Uprising
- Flight of the Falcon
- Heavy Metals
- Postcard Collector
- The Land of the Dead
- Unknown Soldier
- Emergency Procedures
- Lore:The Orochi Group
- Dragon mission report for mission Evolution of the Species
- A Menagerie Darkly#Journal Entries
- I Walk Into Empty#Tier 1 Váli
- Lore: The Orochi Group
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|Founders||Samael Chandra ▪ Lilith|
|Company||Anansi Technologies ▪ Faust Capital ▪ Manticore Research Group ▪ Plethron ▪ QBL Media ▪ Sycoil ▪ Váli ▪ Zagan|