Braavos is one of the Free Cities. It is in the Northwestern part of Essos, West of Lorath and North of Pentos. The Braavosi faction is of average size compared to the rest of Essos. The town of Braavos has a unique feature in the Iron Bank, which allows players to store their wealth in order to gain interest and keep finances safe in the event of military defeat. The merchants at Braavos will sell a variety of weapons, most notably crossbows, curved two handed swords, and the unique Braavosi sword which is primarily a thrusting weapon. The horse merchant at Braavos sells no horses, only mules and donkeys.