Harbringers are wielders of Soulshards, usually registered with a guild, where they can participate in quests as a source of personal income. Harbringers subdivide into tiers: while tier 4 harbringers are entry level, tier 0 comprises the most skilled and experienced ones. Every four years, all harbringers around the world compete for the title of Supreme King of Harbringers, a title that comes with numerous benefits which include: access to secret information gathered by data hunters, legal immunity for past crimes on Coronation Day for all members of the team,  privilege to bypass some international laws,etc.