Starfield: Best Factions [Ranked]

Take a look at some of the best factions in Starfield and their features!

Starfield Best Factions
Starfield Best Factions

In Starfield, there are many Factions that the players can join during the journey. The main Faction that is crucial to the main questline is called “Constellation,” which is heavily connected with the story. All the factions are different and have goals you can achieve by selecting a faction. In our guide below, we will tell you all the details related to Starfield factions and what is the best one that you can select. We will also tell you how you can unlock these factions in Starfield.

Key Highlights 

  • The major Faction important in the main questline is called “Constellation,” and you can join it automatically. 
  • One of the best Factions that the player should join first in Starfield are the “Constellation and UC Vanguard.” 
  • The best minor Factions the player should play first in Starfield are the “Spacer and The Trade Authority.” 
  • You can also join multiple Factions and experience them by playing and completing the missions. 
  • In Constellation Faction, Sarah Morgan will join you for a short period for your best experience. 

The factions control many things for the player, including the combat reaction of all creatures and NPCs. These factions will help you collect more information about the main story of Starfield, depending on which one you choose. Constellation is the main part of the story that you will join when you enter your playthrough. The best Faction the player should join in Starfield is the “UC Vanguard.” 

Below, we will tell you about all the missions that you will get to complete after unlocking the Best Factions in Starfield. 

Constellation MissionsUC Vanguard MissionsRyujin Industries MissionsFreestar Rangers MissionsCrimson Fleet Missions
One Small StepSupra Et UltraBack to the GrindJob Gone WrongDeep Cover
The Old NeighbourhoodGrunt WorkOne Step AheadWhere Hope is BuiltRook Meets King
The Empty NestDelivering DevilsA New NarrativeShadows In NeonBurden of Proof
Back to VecteraEyewitnessAccess is KeySurgical StrikeEchoes of the Past
Into the UnknownFriends Like TheseSowing DiscordOn the RunBreaking the Bank
All That Money Can BuyThe Devils You KnowAccidents HappenFirst to Fight, First to DieThe Best There Is
Star BornWar RelicsMaintaining the EdgeThe Hammer FallsAbsolute Power
Further into the UnknownHostile IntelligenceTop Secrets-Eye of the Storm
Short SightedA Legacy ForgedBackground Checks-Legacy's End
No Sudden Moves-Guilty Parties--
High Price to Pay-The Key Ingredient--
In Their Footsteps-Executive Level--
Final Glimpses----
Missed Beyond Measure----
One Giant Leap----

Best Factions 

Below, we will tell you the names and details of the best factions to give you the best experience and rewards in Starfield. 

  • Constellation
  • UC Vanguard
  • Ryujin Industries
  • Freestar Rangers
  • Crimson Fleet

These are the five best Factions of Starfield that the player can choose. There are minor Factions, but you cannot join them unless you get the special bonus and dialogue that helps you interact with them.  

The player can join multiple factions as well in the Starfield. You will get no penalty for not joining the other Factions as well. The mission you complete in one Faction can’t affect the other Faction when you join. 

We will tell you how to unlock and join the Factions below and rank them according to their features.

The Constellation 

The constellation is a significant part of the main story; you can join it automatically. After joining this Faction, you will reach the place that is called “Vectera.” 

Starfield: Best Factions
Constellation faction [Image Capture Credits – Gamesual]
After leaving Vectera, you will have to travel to the Lodge in New Atlantis‘ MAST District and talk with Sarah Morgan. The conversation between you and Sarah will be about artifacts, and she will introduce you as a new member. Sarah Morgan will join you briefly for your best experience and the mysterious object you will get in Factions. 

Constellation Missions 

Below, we will list the names of the missions you will get in the Constellation Faction. 

  • One Small Step 
  • The Old Neighbourhood 
  • The Empty Nest 
  • Back to Vectera 
  • Into the Unknown 
  • Star Born 
  • Further into the Unknown 
  • Short Sighted 
  • No Sudden Moves 
  • High Price to Pay 
  • Unity 
  • In Their Footsteps 
  • Unearthed 
  • Final Glimpses 
  • Missed Beyond Measure 
  • Revelation 
  • One Giant Leap 
  • Entangled 
  • All That Money Can Buy 

These are all the missions that you will get in the Constellation Faction of Starfield. 

The UC Vanguard 

Once the player heads to the MAST Headquarters, a large building can be accessed above the sector’s transit line. When you successfully enter the building, turn to the left, where you will find Commander John Tuala.

UC Faction
UC Vanguard [Image Capture Credits – Gamesual]
You must talk to the Commander and tell him about your interest in joining the Marines.  

Commander Tuala will send you to Training Hall, where you must register for the exam. It is not compulsory to take the exam, and it is up to you if you want to or not. 

UC Vanguard Missions 

  • Supra Et Ultra 
  • Grunt Work 
  • Delivering Devils 
  • Friends Like These 
  • The Devils You Know 
  • War Relics 
  • Hostile Intelligence 
  • A Legacy Forged 
  • Eyewitness 

These are all the missions that you will get in the UC Vanguard Faction of Starfield. 

The Ryujin Industries 

Joining and unlocking The Ryujin Industries is way more accessible and straightforward, and you can do this at the start of Starfield’s main quest. The players have to travel to a place known as the New Atlantis’ Commercial District and then make their way to the place called Galbank.

Starfield: Best Factions
Ryujin Industries [Image Capture Credits – Gamesual]
When you reach the front area of the bank, that is, the Red Kiosk, you have to interact with it and access the Ryujin Industries. The next phase requires you to get in the Neon on Volii Alpha area, which is found near Olympus. You will be able to find the location easily using your star map.  

Afterward, you should head inside the building you see in that area, talk to the receptionist, and find the new boss called “Imelda.” 

Ryujin Industries Missions 

  • Back to the Grind 
  • A New Narrative 
  • Access is Key 
  • Sowing Discord 
  • Accidents Happen 
  • Maintaining the Edge 
  • Top Secrets 
  • Background Checks 
  • Guilty Parties 
  • The Key Ingredient 
  • Sabotage 
  • Executive Level 
  • One Step Ahead 

These are all the missions that you will get in the Ryujin Industries Faction of Starfield. 

Freestar Rangers 

You can unlock the Freestar Rangers like the UC Vanguard Faction. The player will go to Akila City and get the mission known as the “Empty Nest” primary mission. 

After continuing the path of Akila City, you must go to the street called “the Rock.” After reaching the street, you have to find a person named Emma sitting at the bar on the table. 

Emma will tell you about the Rangers and ask you to complete the Bounty test. They are almost at the same level, so choose the one where you get the highest rewards. 

Freestar Rangers Missions 

Below, we will tell you the names of the missions you will get in the Freestar Rangers Faction. 

  • Job Gone Wrong 
  • Where Hope is Built 
  • Shadows In Neon  
  • Surgical Strike  
  • On the Run 
  • First to Fight, First to Die 
  • The Hammer Falls 

You will get these missions in the Freestar Rangers Faction of Starfield. 

Crimson Fleet 

To unlock the Crimson Fleet, you must go through the story of UC Vanguard. There is a mission called “Deep Cover,” which will help you join the Crimson Fleet.

Crimson Fleet Faction
Crimson Fleet Faction [Image Capture Credits – Gamesual]
The players must maintain their balance and actions in the mission to experience a good outcome. The boss encounter in the Crimson Fleet Faction will want you to murder, steal things, and pirate behaviors. 

Crimson Fleet Missions 

  • Deep Cover 
  • Rook Meets King 
  • Burden of Proof 
  • Echoes of the Past 
  • Breaking the Bank 
  • The Best There Is 
  • Absolute Power
  • Eye of the Storm 
  • Legacy’s End 

These are all the missions that you will get in the Crimson Fleet Faction of Starfield. Below are other factions you can consider while playing Starfield.

  • Spacers
  • House of Va’Ruun Zealots
  • Sanctum Universum
  • The Trade Authority
  • Ecliptic Mercenaries

That is all you need to know about the guide on Starfield’s Best Factions.  Don’t forget to leave your comment below and give us your feedback. 

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