Arcanist Guild is an grouping of arcanist that are used to protect their own while acting as a collaborative magic research organization. Some of the most inspiring creations were produced by an arcanist a part of the guild.
The guild is lightly bound together by membership. Members are a part of the guild as long as they provide their skills and resources to other members, within reason, free of charge. This also means that opportunity are secretly given solely to other members and their apprentices.
They have about twenty members with a wide deviation of magical ability. However, they are in prominent positions of power in the magical world such as court wizard or academy instructor. Their very interconnected group allows for easy advancement in many circles. As a result, they have a lot of influence throughout the world
The guild was formed as power consolidation began to rise in many spheres of around the world. They knew their skill set was extremely unique and thus needed to stick together in order to increase their own power. The original members consisted of five powerful arcanists with Ellabend Vizmir
as their original an current leader. Eventually as each grew in found positions of power and their own apprentices and their numbers grew. Now with such numbers, they began to specialize in certain fields such as alchemy or enchanting. With such an array of talent, they can get nearly any resource they desire.