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  • Church of Aios

    The Church of Aios’s origins lay with tales and legends of the Archangel Aios, a staunch champion of right who eventually ascended to godhood. Its worshippers believe that the goddess resides in mythical Avalon. The majority of the Churches doctrine comes …

  • Destine Pantheon

    The Destine Pantheon is a collection of Gods worshiped widely throughout the Realm region. These deities were originally worshiped by the human tribes that would eventually become the Destine. Followers of the Destine Pantheon acknowledge all gods, but …

  • Dragonfaith

    The religion of the Primal Dragon is one of the oldest religions known in the Realm, dating back thousands of years. Followers of this faith believe that the world was shaped by a powerful Dragon God. The religion was developed by mighty dragon-kings, …

  • Kazan

    Kazan is an ancient religion, and is worshiped primarily by Dwarves. Kazan is a term that means many things to the Dwarven people; it is associated with the element of earth. It represents an unbroken line of strength, wisdom and honor that stretches …

  • The Old Ways

    The Old Ways are a collective term for the variety of animistic, naturalistic, and totemic religious practices that make up the oldest forms of worship in the Realm. While no longer as widely practiced within the Realm, these systems of belief are still …

  • Path of Seasons

    The Path of Seasons is a religion practiced primarily by Elves and dates back to first several centuries following the arrival of the Eldar from Eisendai . The Path of Seasons teaches each person has path set before them in life. A person’s life path is …

  • Principals of Wisdom

    The Principals are the ancestral religion of the A’linai people. Rather than worship a God directly, the A’linai follow ten “Principals” that they believe make up a larger unified divinity. The central principal is called “Wisdom”, which represents the …

  • Turail

    Turail is entity worshiped primarily by the Kyr Eldar, and it is believed that the schism of the Eldar Empire was (at least in part) instigated by the worship of this deity. Turail is considered both a god and the mightiest of the Fey Lord of Eisadai. He …

  • Alystra of Secrets

    Alystra is the goddess of secrets and seduction. While capable of force, she prefers to lie and seduce in order to learn everything of a value her victims might know. Alystra is also the goddess of doomed affairs and broken hearts, and it is said that she …

  • Ancestor Worship

    The Realm is home to many who seek favor and guidance from their own departed family members. This practice is common, and most often exists alongside other religions with little conflict. *Alignment:* Lawful Neutral *Domains:* Community (Family), …

  • Ataralu

    Ataralu is worshiped primarily by the Alunir and the Zhurl. It is a faceless God of the Ocean, worshiped as the protector of all that lies beneath the waves and by turns generous and cruel. According to sages among the Zhurl, Ataralu is one of the oldest …

  • Biis the Black Storm

    Biis is the god of hatred and woe. He curses all that he touches and inflames conflict and strife wherever he treads. Biis demands that his followers be agents of strife, to eternally test and undermine to works of good and thus keep the world in balance. …

  • Calaja

    To the Vagran, “Calaja” is more than simply a deity. Calaja is the passion of life and the struggle of existence. To embody Calaja is to approach every task, no matter how small or trivial, with utmost effort and zeal. Followers of Calaja are opinionated, …

  • Celestial Gnosticism

    Many within the Realm pay tribute directly to the beings that dwell within the Heavenly planes. These mightiest of these beings are often considered Gods in their own right, and invite the same worship and grant the same powers to their most devout …

  • Deleah

    Deleah is the goddess of love and pleasure, and is the patron god of Radhi. She (although she also manifests as an androgynous young boy), teaches her follower that living a lived filled with joy and pleasure is both sacrament and prayer. She is also …

  • The Enlightened Essence

    The Enlightened Essence is a system of belief founded in Zayun La by a warrior-monk known as “The First Master”. This quasi-mythical figure is said to have perfected himself and ascended beyond this world. It is this example that the Enlightened seek to …

  • Erastra

    Erastra is the patron deity of the Einai. Followers of Erastra often speak of _The Art_. In accordance with the tenants of the faith, the Art is a philosophy of approaching all endevours in life as a form of artistic expression. Erastra is a goddess of …

  • Garlen

    Garlen is the patron deity of the Gnomes. Legend states that Garlen was (and possibly still is) a powerful Lord of the Fey who made it possible for the Gnomes to escape from Eisadai. Garlan is depicted as a shape-shifting prankster, and is considered by …

  • The Godshadow

    To the inhabitants and those that live beneath it, the Godshadow is not merely a mountain, but a divinity within its own right. Those who scale its frigid and treacherous peaks often experience a form of religious ecstasy as they commune with the spirit …

  • Huroon

    Huroon, also known as The Bull God, is the patron God of the Oron, and it is said that he crafted the Race from the elements to be the guardians of the natural world. He is a temperamental deity, and is known for being noble and stoic but having a …

  • Infernalism

    There are those who curry favor with the darkness and the creatures that reside there. These greatest of the Lords of Hell possess deific power and grant a token of that might to the most worthy of supplicants. Each particular breed of Fiend tends to …

  • Kallarin the Avenger

    Kallarin is an old deity that is worshipped predominantly by humans; even though he was originally an Elven god (and still retains a devoted Elven following in some regions). Unlike most Good deities, Kallarin stalks the night, hunting wickedness in the …

  • Mardagg

    Mardagg is a daemon-god that resides in the dark realm of Abaddon. He is worshiped only by the most bleak and nihilistic of individuals, as Mardagg’s followers believe in nothing short of absolute oblivion. His worshipers work ceaselessly to destroy, …

  • Nuraga

    Nuraga is the deity of darkness and violence, and is the patron goddess of Gnolls. Any who delight in slaughter are called to her worship. She is called “The Laughing Darkness”, and has a large number of cults that perform dark acts in her name. Her …

  • Raug

    Raug, also known as the Red Path, is a religion practiced primarily by Orc warriors. The Followers of the Red Path teach that Rage, the war-trance of the Barbarian, is an enlightened state that offers insight and reveals truth about the warrior and his …

  • Ranil

    The goddess Ranil is the patron goddess of the Halflings, and is said to have carved the race from wood before giving them life. She teaches her people to fear nothing and blesses them with uncanny good fortune. Her followers are held to the highest …

  • Skajis

    Skajis is the hungry god of the endless horde. This deity is always depicted as an enormous rat with burning eyes. The overwhelming majority of its followers are Skiss-Har, with a smaller number being wererats or deranged cultists of other races. Clerics …

  • Ssar

    Ssar is the great serpent, and is worshiped primarily by Ophidians. It is said that the Ssar is the mother of all reptilian creatures, and slumbers beneath the earth. One day she will awaken and lead her children in reclaiming the world as their own. Ssar …

  • Thuul

    Thuul is the god of might and barbarism. He sleeps beneath the earth and land trembles when he stirs. He believes that strength is the only truth and shares that belief with his followers. Worshiped primarily by Giants and Orcs, followers of Thuul …

  • Ustrul

    Ustrul is the patron god of the Goblin Nations. He is known as a war god who uses cunning in addition to might to defeat his enemies. He is devilishly clever and employs his followers to do whatever is necessary to secure victory. He is also an artificer …

  • Vaer Mal

    Vaer Mal is the God of the Deserts and Wastelands. The deity is harsh and often merciless, but never malicious. Followers believe that if they can withstand the tests and trails presented by their god, they can withstand anything. Vaer Mal is worshiped …

  • Vojah the Hunter

    Vojah the Hunter is the wolf deity of the Volksstam pantheon. He is fierce god of warriors and hunters, and it is said that he never tires and can track anything to the ends of the earth and beyond. Vojah is also a god of community, and places great …

  • Xis of the Flame

    Xis is the god of terrible artifice. He is associated with the element of fire. He is the maker, who toils endlessly at his Eternal Forge. There is no item he cannot craft, and no spell he cannot master in moments. Xis is an old deity. Originally …

  • The Dark Pantheon

    The faiths known as the Dark Pantheon were originally a handful of cults that venerated assorted demons and deities associated with the darkest forms of wickedness and depravity. Over time, the disparate believers began to share philosophy and eventually …

  • Argan

    Argan is the God of Cooperation,Craftsmanship and Hard work. He is the patron of laborers and craftsmen. His followers also refer to him as _The Craftsman_. He urges his followers to be loyal friends and trustworthy neighbors, and gives his disciples …

  • Charon

    Charon is the God of Judgment, Mortality, and Medicine. His domain is the sanctity of life, and the inevitability of death. He is the patron of judges, healers, and undertakers. He counts the moments of each life and judges the spirits of the departed. …

  • Dastrix

    Dastrix is the God of Greed, Luck, and Wealth. His good fortune is endless (and so is his avarice). He is the patron of diplomats, gamblers, and merchants. Clerics of Dastrix believe all things have a price, and refuse to take or give any service or item …

  • Hanaan

    Hanaan is the Goddess of Animals, Family, and Plants . She governs all living things and is protective and nurturing. This does not necessarily make her gentle or passive. As the Goddess of the natural world, her caring aspect is balanced by a fiercely …

  • Ioun

    Ioun is the Goddess of Magic, Wisdom, and Writing. She is the seeker of knowledge and has an insatiable hunger for lost secrets, forgotten tales and new discoveries. She is the patroness of scholars, scribes, explorers and (especially) spellcasters. She …

  • Kulos

    Kulos is the God of Elements, Seasons, and Weather. He governs the air,earth,fire, and water; and represents balance in the natural world. He also governs the destructive aspect of nature, and worshipers pray to him to ward off natural disasters and foul …

  • Lenala

    Lenala is the Goddess of Dreams, Illusion, and Mystery. She is the Moon Goddess, and governs many thing associated with the night. She is the patroness of mystics, poets, oracles, and thieves. She is subtle and clever, and rarely reveals the extent of …

  • Quaynin

    Quaynin is the God of Art, Freedom, and Music. He is given the title The Liberator. He is the patron of adventurers, artists, musicians, and explorers. He speaks of freedom as the highest virtue, and his devotees travel the Realm opposing tyranny and …

  • Rau

    Rau is the Goddess of Conflict,Passion and Revelry. She delights in exertion and sensation, be it a race, a battle, a festival, or a session of spirited lovemaking. She is the patroness of athletes, dancers, courtesans, and warriors. Her followers are …

  • Sern

    Sern is the God Deceit, Malice, and Murder. He is the patron of assassins, murderers, and particularly cruel warriors. He holds domain over hatred and all acts of pointless, wasteful violence. His Clerics hold revenge and vendetta as a sacred deeds, and …

  • Vane

    Vane is the Goddess of Authority, Discipline, and Sacrifice.She is the embodiment of strength and wisdom gained through suffering and sacrifice. She demands that her followers test their strength by pushing their minds, bodies and souls to the limit. …

  • Xiod

    Xiod is the God of Honor, Courage, and Victory. Xiod is the God of the Sun,and the patron of athletes, commanders, soldiers and royalty. He is valiant and charismatic, and displays his might for all to see. His Clerics tend to be brutally honest, and are …

  • Vestir

    Vestir is known as Queen of Plagues. She is the Goddess of sickness; spiritual, physical, and mental. She holds sway over addiction, disease, insanity, rot and undeath. Her followers tend to be the most warped and vile of cultists, and they can often be …

  • Siksta

    Siksta is a sun god worshiped primarily by lizardfolk. He grants the lizardfolk his might and uncompromising nature. He is a hungry god, and often requests sacrifices from his people otherwise he will withdraw his blessing. As such, his followers tend to …

  • The Chain of Loyalty

    This philosophy was founded in and primarily practiced in Drakon-Ur. Its teaching outlines the accepted social order that has been followed since the nation's founding. It describes each caste as a link in a long chain. The farmers owe fealty to the …

  • The Orthodoxy

    The Orthodoxy is the philosophical system that is followed by The Remaining. The belief system was founded by the first of the Rajul-Hain, a being known as The Primarch (and it is believed that his spirit is what empowers the devoted). The Primarch is …

  • Volksstam Pantheon

    The Volksstam Pantheon are a collection prominent totemic spirits, worshiped primarily by the Volksstam and other members of the that ethic group. This faith is unusual in that it exists within the same basic framework as the Old Ways, and it is rare to …

  • Karsah the Guardian

    Karsah the Guardian is the bear deity of the Volksstam pantheon. She is a mighty protector, who visits her wrath upon those who would threaten those in her care. Karsah is also a god of death, serving as both harbinger of mortality, and as watcher of the …

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