Good or evil, all of them coexist within these pages. Faiths and Pantheons , by Eric L. Boyd and Erik Mona, is a book of deities for the 3e Forgotten Realms. It was published in May Though it's pages long, that wasn't enough to hold all of the information found in the originals — particularly not with its use of a more readable font size! However, Faiths and Pantheons isn't just a distillation of previous Realmslore.
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Deep Sesbehs.. Adapting the Tempe Garting the Payers Involved. Winduaker oo Romper Turning Bschew Macias en Turing. Deis are not immortal, and many have did or ecu ecbora, Others have merely heer Forgaeten, left ea lumber on other planes, All dies i Torl are subject to Aa the Overgod. Ao cares not what the esis do, as long as thoy ophold their invita! Once 3 sity ic acexpte nto the panthcons af Tori, there is no difference the two group since each immigrant deity has a local ,imlupendeat of ether world based aspects be oF she might as.
However, the somber of seh Wor slhigers rarely expands beyond the cult stage before member of the pantheon chit claims primaey over that race, eultur, or rexion iminate the threat to their demesne.
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Opainary mortals do not have a divine rank of 0. They ack divine raph altogether, Rank 1-F; These enttcs calla demigols, are the weakest ofthe genuine dit. A demigo! For example, 2 detige of chives might be able to change ito item so that i sno longer recognizable. Lesser deities have anywhore from a few thowsnd to tens of thou: sands of worshipers and conrol larger golly realms chin demigeds They also uve Lavoe seis where their portfolios are concerned.
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Those who cross Me the Black Hand meet cheir dooms caelier and more harsh ly chan thowe sho worship otber deities Gleryy and Temples Bane orders his clerks and followers to achieve petitions of postr within ther society, ether through force for trickery, and to ae thae power to furer the cause of hare fear, Akestaction, and strife The Black Hand much prefers that his clr. Seater Bane canst, ear, touch, and smell at a distance of sev.
Bane treats his tym ef morale officers, not soldiers, so his own worshipers wssal- Iy have moc to fear from thes than do his enemies.
Originally a Akity of wild places ad anitna ie, Chaunea has gro ith her works, chenging and adapting to its many developments The mil Tenia have taught hee paticace—to the point of bein times pon derous, Chauntea loves the inhabicas of her world, und she les othing more than instructing Torils denizens on how the land inxlf might enrich ele fives Hers was the hand thar guided the first mortal wanderers to give up the uncertainty of the gatberer for the stability of the Field.
Today, Chaunten 8 worshiped as the Great Mother of ageiesiture, the kind benefactor who easures ssrong tarvest, healthy meal, an fobust country living.
Wealtny landowners and simple faesers ale come to the loeal ceric of the Ezrthmother for alee om bringing in the harvent or an setting text season's erop. Fertility lays an important role in the CChauncean faith, and x helonstic celebration daring Greengrass cncourages execsive drinking, eating, dancing, and.
Though the people of the Moonshae Ines continue to worship ths aspect ofthe Great Moths the deity herself bas moved on, changing as the world haces. Tn the last several hundeed years Chauntea Is become enamored with the inhabitants of her werld particularly husvans to the point st which she nove Fores her attentions completely on helping them live off the land.
Destroction for its own sake and leveling without rebuilding age anathema. Clerics and deus of Chauntea ofton double ab farmers or git- ener and Pastorals Frequently bold positions af great respect in rural comumunitss. When the ong feels right they go out unclad under the mooalit sky and dance never to be een again.
Those who have observed such dances say tht the deity apponts and sings overhead, and the aged cleric Iieginn co dance more effortlessly, looking younger and younger Her hair begins o glow with the same radunce as the Dark Maidens, and then she becomes slowly translucent, fading away asthe dance jgoeson.
Th the end, only 2 silvery radiance is see, vith ewo vokes— the deity and her clerie—rised tagether in melancholy, tender song.
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Faiths and Pantheons (Forgotten Realms) (Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition)
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It details the mechanics of the system established at the end of the Time of Troubles , in which a divine figure's relative power would be determined by the number of their worshipers. It even features the names of various monster deities and others unmentioned in the core book, with descriptions of some, as well as 20 prestige classes for player characters and non-player characters alike. This book was written by Eric L. Boyd and Erik Mona and published in May
Faiths and Pantheons (Forgotten Realms)