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  • Asmodeus

    Asmodeus is the master of the Nine Hells and its legions of devils. He is served by tyrants and organizations that seek to impose their will on others. He can be a charismatic and generous god, but those who sign away their souls to Asmodeus are damned …

  • Avandra

    The god of change, Avandra delights in freedom, trade, travel, adventure, and the frontier. Her temples are few in civilized lands, but her wayside shrines appear throughout the world. Halflings, merchants, and bards are drawn to her worship, and many …

  • Bahamut

    Called the Platinum Dragon, Bahamut is often revered by Lawful Good paladins, and metallic dragons worship him as the first of their kind. Monarchs are crowned in his name. He commands his followers thus: * Uphold the highest ideals of honor and …

  • Bane

    Bane is the evil god of war and conquest. Militaristic nations of humans and goblins serve him and conquer in his name. Evil fighters and paladins serve him. He commands his worshipers to: * Never allow your fear to gain mastery over you, but drive it …

  • Corellon

    The god of spring, beauty, and the arts, Corellon is the patron of arcane magic and the fey. He seeded the world with arcane magic and planted the most ancient forests. Artists and musicians worship him, as do those who view their spellcasting as an art, …

  • Erathis

    Erathis is the goddess of civilization. She is the muse of great invention, founder of cities, and author of laws. Rulers, judges, pioneers, and devoted citizens revere her, and her temples hold prominent places in most of the world’s major cities. Her …

  • Gruumsh

    Gruumsh is the unblinking god of destruction who unleashes the savage multitudes against outposts of civilization. He is worshiped by orcs and half-orcs and has come to dominate some of the other savage humanoids as well. Orcs are his fervent followers, …

  • Ioun

    Sages, seers, and tacticians revere her, as do all who live by their knowledge and mental power. Corellon is the patron of arcane magic, but Ioun is the patron of its study. Libraries and wizard academies are built in her name. Her commands are also …

  • Kord

    Kord is the storm god and the lord of battle. He revels in strength, battlefield prowess, and thunder. Fighters and athletes revere him. He is a mercurial god, unbridled and wild, who summons storms over land and sea; those who hope for better weather …

  • Lolth

    Lolth is the chaotic evil goddess of shadow, lies, and spiders. Scheming and treachery are her commands, and her priests are a constant force of disruption in the otherwise stable society of the evil drow. Though she is properly a god and not a demon, she …

  • Moradin

    Moradin is the god of creation and patron of artisans, especially miners and smiths. He carved the mountains from primordial earth and is the guardian and protector of the hearth and the family. Dwarves from all walks of life follow him. He demands these …

  • Pelor

    God of the sun and summer, Pelor is the keeper of time. He supports those in need and opposes all that is evil. As the lord of agriculture and of hope, he is the deity most commonly worshiped by ordinary humans, and his priests are well received wherever …

  • Raven Queen

    The name of the god of death is long forgotten, but she is called the Raven Queen. She is the spinner of fate and the patron of winter. She marks the end of each mortal life, and mourners call upon her during funeral rites, in the hope that she will guard …

  • Sehanine

    The goddess of the moon governs the ebb and flow of tides and comforts the world with her silvery glow in the black of night. She constantly battles the darkness of the shadowy Lolth and Zehir. The ranks of Sehanine's faithful include elves, lovers, and …

  • Melora

    The Treefather is the lord of nature in all its wild splendor. He is worshiped by druids, rangers, hermits, and others who dwell in the wilderness. Silvanus is wild and unpredictable, given to tender acts of mercy and wild bouts of savagery. He instructs …

  • Tiamat

    Tiamat is the evil god of wealth, envy, and revenge. She is the patron of chromatic dragons and those whose lust for wealth overrides any other goal or concern. She commands her followers to: * Hoard wealth, acquiring much and spending little. Wealth …

  • Torog

    Torog lurks in the depths, from where he rules over the lowest forms of sentience. Torog is the patron of torturers and jailers, and his cult includes many other creatures of the Underdark. Torog is an ancient, cowardly god tinged with madness who seeks …

  • Vecna

    Vecna is the evil god of secrets, murder, and the undead. He rules that which is not meant to be known and that which people wish to keep secret. Necromancers and conspirators pay him homage. He commands them to: * Never reveal all you know. * Find …

  • Zehir

    Zehir is the evil god of darkness, poison, and assassins. Snakes are his favored creation, and the yuan-ti revere him above all other gods, offering sacrifice to him in pits full of writhing serpents. He urges his followers to: * Hide under the cloak …