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TheThan
2007-03-13, 10:43 PM
Note: I'm not sure if this should go here or in the homebrewing section, since its mostly flavor related. if it's in the wrong forum will some kindly moderator please whisk it off to where it belongs.

Iím building a homebrew world, complete with its own pantheon of deities. Everything has gone smoothly with designing each god, choosing a portfolio, picking domains etc. however I have hit upon a small snag. I need to name them, and honestly Iím fresh out of ideas, I guess its DMís block or something.

Let me explain my pantheon first, I decided to base off the idea of duality. For each driving force in the world, there is an opposite driving force, for example Life and Death, Good and Evil, Love and Hate and so on.

So does anyone have any ideas for names for the following gods? Oh I want to avoid the use of Greek/Roman gods as well as Norse gods. This is a general pantheon suitable for a typical humanoid civilization. These are the high gods that rule over the world.


Goddess of love:
Portfolio: love, family and communities
Alignment: good
Domains: community, charm, family, and lust
Favored weapon: quarterstaff

God of hate:
Portfolio hate, war, desolation
Alignment: evil
Domains: tyranny, destruction, war, and hate
Favored weapon: Flail

God of good:
Portfolio: good, healing, purity and protection.
Alignment: good duh
Domains: good, healing, purity*, Protection.
Favored weapon: war hammer

Goddess Evil:
Portfolio: evil, greed,
Alignment: Evil duh
Domains: evil, greed, Domination, and Suffering
Favored weapon: spear

Goddess Courage:
Portfolio courage, war, glory
Alignment: Lawful
Domains: courage, glory, strength, and nobility
Favored weapon: longsword

God of Fear:
Portfolio
Alignment: Chaotic
Domains: trickery, desolation, darkness, luck
Favored weapon: great axe

Goddess of life:
Portfolio: life, earth, growth, plants and animals
Alignment: Chaotic (Neutral)
Domains: creation, plant, animal, weather
Favored weapon: Cudgel (club)

God of death:
Portfolio: death, afterlife, undeath
Alignment: lawful (Neutral if you want to know)
Domains: Death, pestilence, Repose, Renewal
Favored weapon: Scythe

Note2: some domains are homebrewed.

Variable Arcana
2007-03-13, 10:59 PM
Few options:

1) Straightforward:
The deity of love is called "Love", etc.
(think of "Lady Luck" and "Death" and so on...
perhaps with nicknames, like "The Grim Reaper")

2) Roughly word-based names..
E.g. Amaria and Spitos (Love and Hate)

3) Find a book of baby names and a random number generator...
E.g. Janice, Godess of Hatred and Eugene, God of Love

Largely, it depends on the feel you're going for... I like option 1, personally, with some nicely-chosen nicknames... Common folk might pray generically to the All-Father (God of Good) and The Mother (Goddess of Life) to protect them from the Temptress (Goddess of Evil) and the Dark Hunter (God of Death)...

NecroPaladin
2007-03-13, 11:05 PM
I love making names, most have a basis (Ie: first name started as "Love" and "Flora") then I tweak em a bit, then more and more and more, by the letter and syllable, till they're unrecognizable...lessee, in order, the top of my head spouts...

Lorae

("Love and Florae")

Briggen DuKell

("Breaker (kinda augmented Germanic origin) of Kell," Kell drawn from "Hell")

Cruxe Edalen

("Cross" followed by...I dunno what Edalen is. It sounded regal)

Belia Veniris

(Belial was a biblical demon. Veniris was based roughly off of "Virile." I instantly thought of the whole "mother of all demons" thing, so that's probably where that came from.)

Halymnara

(Valkyrie+Halo+Scar (as in battle scar))

Faebian Naxus

(Fae being fairy, turned into "Phobia." Naxus was "Maxus" but sounds more insidious.)

Peleria

(Based veeeeeeeeeeery distantly on "Helen," "Pelt," and "Fertility")

Krant

(I wanted something short and blunt. "Krant" was once "Gate." As, gate of the underworld.)

Again, these drawn randomly from my mind, and the method detailed above can be quite helpful...Hrm, actually I need me some gods so I might use these even if you do. :smallsmile:

Nahal
2007-03-13, 11:07 PM
Love: Kati Sikhul
Hate: Chinkrango
Good: Pietas
Evil: Valethorn
Courage: Yorvik
Fear: Temeris
Life: Adun
Death: Marit

Combination of random and references, hope you like a couple of them.

Jade_Tarem
2007-03-13, 11:23 PM
Life: Adun

Combination of random and references, hope you like a couple of them.

Cleric Battle Cry: "My life for Aiur!"

Love: Melii
Hate: Heriflec
Good: Arenaius
Evil: Silietra
Courage: Foros
Fear: Cysano
Life: Gian-anii
Death: Bos-ke-Cur

All just made up, out of the twisted depths of my mind, using the algorithm "that sounds good."

Viscount Einstrauss
2007-03-13, 11:32 PM
Love: Sugar Melon
Hate: Gary Stu
Good: Rainbows the Clown
Evil: Puppy Kicker
Courage: Whi'skay
Fear: Stabby McAxeforface
Life: Ceepeear
Death: Emperor Angry Meltdown

NecroPaladin
2007-03-13, 11:39 PM
Love: Sugar Melon
Hate: Gary Stu
Good: Rainbows the Clown
Evil: Puppy Kicker
Courage: Whi'skay
Fear: Stabby McAxeforface
Life: Ceepeear
Death: Emperor Angry Meltdown

I worship Stabby McAxeforFace from this point onward.

In the Name of his Dark Lordliness Stabby McAxeforFace, I will tear thee limb from limb! Have at you!

Jade_Tarem
2007-03-13, 11:40 PM
Nevermind, VisE wins.

By the Power of Ceepeear, I return you to life!

illathid
2007-03-14, 12:13 AM
Goddess of love: Philestia: the Virginal Courtesan

God of hate: Heraclidum: the Emperor Misanthrope

God of good: Logost: the Runefather

Goddess Evil: Lycantheria: the Wolfmother

Goddess Courage: Leonida: the Lioness Suzerain

God of Fear: Angsturm: the Sublime Shadow

Goddess of life: Arche: the Queen of the Cosmos

God of death: Maruthos: the Lord Inevitable

NecroPaladin
2007-03-14, 12:22 AM
You're a bit off. All of these are great names (I love Logost and Arche), but Angstrum coulda been better. Observe:


Goddess of love: Philestia: the Virginal Courtesan
God of hate: Heraclidum: the Emperor Misanthrope
God of good: Logost: the Runefather
Goddess Evil: Lycantheria: the Wolfmother
Goddess Courage: Leonida: the Lioness Suzerain
God of Fear: Stabby McAxeForFace: the Dude what has and Axe for a Face
Goddess of life: Arche: the Queen of the Cosmos
God of death: Maruthos: the Lord Inevitable


Actually, I liked Angstrum too. But I just wanted to see what this Pantheon looked like.

TheThan
2007-03-14, 12:29 AM
Wow lots of replies already, I like a lot of them, while some are a bit silly (still like them though), you’ve all been quite helpful, keep up the good work.
edit
i love the idea of nicknames, so if you could come up with some more that'd be great!

illathid
2007-03-14, 12:35 AM
All of these are great names (I love Logost and Arche)

Yeah... I'm supposed to be writing a paper on pre-Socratic philosophers right now.

Jack Mann
2007-03-14, 02:05 AM
Here are some nicknames.

Goddess of love: The Lady of Passion/Fidelity (depending on which aspect she appears as)
God of Hate: The Emperor of Malice
God of Good: The Warder of Heaven
Goddess of Evil: The Grasping Hand
Goddess of Courage: The Undaunted Lady
God of Fear: The Singer in Darkness
Goddess of life: The Primal Queen
God of death: The Final King

Jannex
2007-03-14, 02:21 AM
Goddess of Love: Miara, with Eyes Like the Sea
God of Hate: Wernax, the Sunderer
God of Good: Illion, High Lord
Goddess of Evil: Crethea, the Dark Lady
Goddess of Courage: Indaris, Fire Ever-Blazing
God of Fear: Kordoss, the Unseen Hand
Goddess of Life: Alsira, the Breath of Morning
God of Death: He Who Waits

Just a few thoughts. Hope they're useful. If you want more epithets, I can see what I can do. :smallsmile:

daggaz
2007-03-14, 02:53 AM
Gods should not have last names. Ever. Thats for confused mortals who have a hard time tracking where they come from and who they are related to etc.. The titles are cool tho.

Leon
2007-03-14, 03:28 AM
the one name to rule them all - Bob

LCR
2007-03-14, 04:22 AM
"Kate"
"Isn't that a bit of a ... girl's name?"
"It's uhm, short for uhm, Bob"

Fizban
2007-03-14, 04:41 AM
Not to rain on the parade, but I must object to fear being the opposite of courage, and suggest the even more obvious Cowardice. Plus they alliterize.

Wehrkind
2007-03-14, 05:08 AM
Goddess of love: The Hearth Eternal
God of Hate: Bringer of Condemnation
God of Good: The Patron of the Clean
Goddess of Evil: The Golden Clutch
Goddess of Courage: The Shining Standard
God of Fear: The Unknown Certainty
Goddess of life: The Promiscuous
God of death: The Cold Magistrate

I am sort of looking at this from a Greek/Roman point of view. Your nicknames/cognomen will be very different depending on the culture(s) of your world. For instance, a more barbaric society might term them thusly:

Goddess of love: The Shepardess
God of Hate: The Frozen Wind
God of Good: The All Father
Goddess of Evil: The Five Eyed Crone
Goddess of Courage: The Spear Maiden
God of Fear: The Singer in the Darkness (Very nicely put JM.)
Goddess of life: The Verdant Hills
God of death: The Lurking Wolf (Alternately: The Grim Marshal, for a more Nordic feel)

Wehrkind
2007-03-14, 05:15 AM
While Cowardice is the opposite of Courage as the human reaction to Fear, I think it might be better to say that Courage is the enemy of Fear, that which conquers it.

It might work to have the worshippers of Fear refered to as Cowards by most. It would be neat to have the in world etymology for "coward" be based on an invective for someone who follows "Fear".

paigeoliver
2007-03-14, 06:40 AM
Instead of the gigantic pantheons of many campaign worlds you may want to consider a tiny pantheon instead. Or even a single deity.

In my campaign world almost EVERYONE worships Blocky. Imagine the modern world, take away the eastern religions and what do you have left? Why you have a whole bunch of different people who can't agree on how to worship the God of Abraham. Now imagine if all the evil races had their own take on him as well, and THAT is Blocky.

Clerics of Blocky in my campaign world can select any domains they want. But they can also expect that other clerics of blocky will see them as misguided, wrong, blasphemous, or heretical if they have the wrong ones.

Basically the entire pantheon of my campaign world can be summed up with the following list.

Gods seen as gods.

Blocky. (Very popular amongst all races, particularly humans and humanoids).
Garl Glittergold - Gnomes.
Moradin - Dwarves.
Yondalla - Halflings
Bahamut - Popular in eastern realms.
Tiamat - Popular in eastern realms.

Non-gods followed in a religious manner by some.

Ancestors - Barbarians like ancestor worship.
The elven pantheon - Seen as heroes only.
The rest of the demihuman pantheons. - Seen as heroes only.
Bob359 - A long lived free-willed construct. This guy predates all known history, and is still around. There are several orders of monks who strive to follow his examples, although he himself has never attempted to gather any worshippers.

Anyone else is either a dark cult or a teeny tiny little local god or goddess.

Baalzebub
2007-03-14, 07:51 AM
God of Puppets: Banjo

No, seriously, I'd put only one god, whose name is god the one-and-all.

Or you can also divide it in two, Alfa and Omega. This is roughly for a campaing in which alignments are more like ideals instead of forces in the universe. Like Eberron.

Reltzik
2007-03-14, 07:57 AM
Not much to help with nicknames. But the god of fear? His favored weapon should be armor/shield spikes.

(And his nickname should be "heart-stopper". I SO want to play a cleric of this deity.)

hewhosaysfish
2007-03-14, 08:08 AM
What sort of theme are you trying to go for with the Fear god?
The Trickery and Darkness domains are evocative of the cold, creeping fear of something sneaking up on you, unseen in the darkness...
Where as, favoured weapon: greataxe makes me thing more of "He's huge and he's coming straight towards me", crap in your pants kind of fear. Or as Einstrauss so eloquently put it: Stabby McAxeForFace. Or should tht be McAxeInFace?

Viscount Einstrauss
2007-03-14, 08:51 AM
No, no- any silly mortal can have an axe in their face. Usually this is because Stabby McAxeforface put an axe in their face. But when was the last time you saw a guy with an axe for a face? There's no second guessing this god. He is going to eat you with his axe face. And that's terrifying.

Nahal
2007-03-14, 12:38 PM
Stabby McAxeforface's favourite weapon is either a battleaxe or greataxe. Preferably with serrations. In fact let's go with greataxe. Because nothing screams "psychotic" like a religious fanatic in spiked full plate and a serrated greataxe casting flamestrike.

The figure stands among the entrails of the villagers, his blackened armor drenched in blood. It's almost as though the plate is covered in metal fangs, a motif matched by the serrated edge of an axe the size of a small child. In between his laboured breaths, the priest of The Stabby One laughs maniaically, almost drinking in the sheer terror of those few survivors. He knows you are their last shred of hope, and so views it as his sacred duty to utterly purge you from this world. He turns to face you, and calls out to his Lord, the Bringer of Despair. He makes a few gestures as he does this, and then points at you. Your world becomes fire.

I also have ideas for others' favoured weapons:

Love: Whip: Sikhul's Lash. Cliche, but still perfect.
Hate: Warhammer: Hammer of Hate. Because fear already has an axe, and those are the two weapons best suited for savage beatings IMHO.
Good: Heavy Mace: Goldbrand (blatant ES rip, but cool name).
Evil: Heavy Flail: Castigator. Because it's a cool word.
Courage: Bastard Sword (or longsword): Price of Freedom.
Fear: Greataxe or Battleaxe: The Face of Terror.
Life: Quarterstaff: The Sacred Tree. Lame, but a start.
Death: Scythe: Harvest. Because someone needs to have a scythe.

Viscount Einstrauss
2007-03-14, 01:10 PM
Don't forget the helmet! Many disciples of Stabby McAxeforface wear helmets adorned with a greataxe facing outwards over the faceguard. Their headbutts are legendary.

Nahal
2007-03-14, 01:13 PM
I figured that was just a stylized part of the armor spikes bit

Viscount Einstrauss
2007-03-14, 01:31 PM
Oh, it's certainly stylized. Lord Stabby does nothing that is not stylish. But it's also uniquely effective. A 1d12+1/2 strength crit x3 secondary attack that requires a concentration check to not be dealt half the damage in return upon using it. Many disciples prefer to use it as the finishing blow in order to get a bird's eye view of the slaughter. This pleases Stabby McAxeforface.

GolemsVoice
2007-03-14, 02:29 PM
Reminds me of the WoW Tier 2 Warrior armor. Don't do it. It looks ridiculous.
But those are some really cool names.

Goddess of love: Amaress, Heart's Fire
God of Hate: Cathyl, The Black Passion
God of Good: Geron, Hope's Bastion
Goddess of Evil: Hathyla, Black Flame Within
Goddess of Courage: Valaria, Golden Horizon
God of Fear: Aeron, Chill of the Mind
Goddess of life: Liliarah, Fountai Of Life
God of death: The Final Truth

Person_Man
2007-03-14, 02:32 PM
I've created numerous home brewed worlds, and in almost every case players have had a hard time remembering my gods/mythology/backstory, unless they happen to be a Cleric or Paladin of that specific god. It was very frustrating to spend hours coming up with creative ideas, only to have them ignored or forgotten.

So now my home brew world is based on ancient Rome, and the gods come directly from the Roman/Greek mythology. When the players encounter a Cleric of Ares, they have a good idea about what the god of war is and what his followers might believe. They have a basic idea about how the government and the army is and how it works. And when they want to travel to a place, they actually know where they going because its on a real map of Europe.

But hey, its interesting to build your own world with your own god(s). You'll have to let us know how it works out for you - maybe your players are smarter then the people I game with.

RandomNPC
2007-03-14, 04:08 PM
ya know, i origonally thought of the god of fear as a god afraid of everything. instead of forced worship through fear, he begs for worship so he doesn't loose divine power, that he's afraid of not having. his clerics often pray to him to help them hide, not because they're sneaking, but because they think someone is sneaking after them.

but then stabbity McAxeForFace came and ate him.

Viscount Einstrauss
2007-03-14, 04:23 PM
Yay! Another victim for Lord Stabby!

See, Stabby McAxeforface doesn't live in fear himself. No, he's too insane, what with having an axe for a face. He instead relishes in causing fear for others, which is why he's well-known for things like granting serial killers his deity powers. Because what's scarier then a guy in the shadows pulling a knife on people at random? A guy in the shadows with a gigantic greataxe that's practically immortal, killing people in droves while laughing.

TheThan
2007-03-14, 06:15 PM
What sort of theme are you trying to go for with the Fear god?
The Trickery and Darkness domains are evocative of the cold, creeping fear of something sneaking up on you, unseen in the darkness...
Where as, favoured weapon: greataxe makes me thing more of "He's huge and he's coming straight towards me", crap in your pants kind of fear. Or as Einstrauss so eloquently put it: Stabby McAxeForFace. Or should tht be McAxeInFace?

Both really, its two sides of the same coin. The reason why I chose fear and courage is because they are both inspiring. You can inspire fear in someone, but not cowardice. Just like you can inspire courage but not bravery. Fear and Courage are emotions whereas cowardice and bravery are traits.


As for the weapons
God of love: The staff is a subtle euphemism here. though i did think about useing the short bow...

God of hate: I meant a Kat oí Nine tails as a flail instead of the one in the PHB. The reason why I chose it is because swords, axes hammers and other sorts of weapons do the job too quickly, I wanted something that would put someone in great pain for a while before he finally dies. A sword, you stab/slash them and its over. But with a kat, you slash and slash and slash and slash until they eventually die.

God of evil: changed to trident, get itÖ pitchfork har har har

God of courage: swords have been used for centuries as symbols, it servers the same purpose here.

Anyway thanks for all the input, Iíll be using a lot of these suggestions.

Jack_Simth
2007-03-14, 07:07 PM
When I have trouble coming up with names, I tend to turn to Babelfish (http://babelfish.altavista.com/babelfish/). Nothing quite like using a different language for the thing the diety is representing:

{table=head]English|Love|Hate|Good|Evil|Courage|Fear|Life|Deat h
French|Amour|Haine|Bon|Mal|Courage|Crainte|La vie|La mort
Dutch|Liefde|Haat|Goed|Kwaad|Moed|Vrees|Het leven|Dood
German|Liebe|HaŖ|Gut|‹bel|Mut|Furcht|Leben|Tod
Italian|Amore|Avversione|Buon|Malvagitŗ|Coraggio|T imore|Vita|Morte
[/table]

Rakeesh
2007-03-14, 11:51 PM
In the realm of deity names taken...

Perun, who is the highest Slavic god over that entire pantheon, and of thunder and lightning in particular. He was also very much associated with warfare and weapons.

Reltzik
2007-03-15, 01:33 AM
.....

I'm sorry. Now I'm stuck imagining a couple of teenagers walking onto a massacre site, stopping, looking at each other, and going "Dood....."

Caelestion
2007-03-15, 06:54 AM
Deities either get referred to on first-name basis, which is generally very irreverent and not at all respectful, or by portentous aliases, usually devised by that god's church. Try these:

Love: The Mother of All
Hate: The Reviled One, The Eternal Pyre (as in, hatred burns eternal)
Good: The Kindly One (the original Erinyes!)
Evil: The Malignant Lord, The Vile Mistress, the Dominatrix (if you want to be mature)
Courage: Strongheart, Brave Counsellor, Wise Maiden
Fear: The Nameless Horror, The Lurking Terror
Life: Radiant Heart, Gift of Life, Breathgiver
Death: The Lord of End Times, Scythe, The Grim Reaper

Dark
2007-03-15, 07:04 AM
When I have trouble coming up with names, I tend to turn to Babelfish (http://babelfish.altavista.com/babelfish/). Nothing quite like using a different language for the thing the diety is representing:
This is going to backfire if any of your players know the language in question. I'd never be able to take a campaign seriously if it's played in English but the gods have Dutch names. It'll just sound too weird, and be jarring every time.

Jack_Simth
2007-03-15, 04:09 PM
This is going to backfire if any of your players know the language in question. I'd never be able to take a campaign seriously if it's played in English but the gods have Dutch names. It'll just sound too weird, and be jarring every time.
I'm sure that with my pronunciation, you'd rarely actually notice.

But then, once you did, you'd never really forget the diety's role in the cosmos, would you?

If it became a problem, it's a simple matter to arrange for a language you don't know for the next campaign ... or to arrange for an extended trip elsewhere where the dieties have different names.

paigeoliver
2007-04-04, 10:13 PM
Players not being able to remember is one reason I am a big fan of the tiny limited pantheon of gods. Use the stock racial demihuman gods, then add in one big popular human god and you are set. Just split the worship of the human god into multiple factions. The players will remember that stuff much better than they will remember your pantheon of 50 gods.


I've created numerous home brewed worlds, and in almost every case players have had a hard time remembering my gods/mythology/backstory, unless they happen to be a Cleric or Paladin of that specific god. It was very frustrating to spend hours coming up with creative ideas, only to have them ignored or forgotten.

So now my home brew world is based on ancient Rome, and the gods come directly from the Roman/Greek mythology. When the players encounter a Cleric of Ares, they have a good idea about what the god of war is and what his followers might believe. They have a basic idea about how the government and the army is and how it works. And when they want to travel to a place, they actually know where they going because its on a real map of Europe.

But hey, its interesting to build your own world with your own god(s). You'll have to let us know how it works out for you - maybe your players are smarter then the people I game with.

Shiny, Bearer of the Pokystick
2007-04-04, 10:50 PM
Have you considered yoinking from the Sumerian Pantheon?
They had some truly awesome names, and most people don't know them half as well as your typical egyptian/greek/roman/norse deity.
Or there's also the more obscure chinese and japanese deities; hard to pronounce, equally hard to ignore.

If you really want them to be memorable, though, I suggest making their symbol, clerics, and temples really, really awesome. Seriously.

TheThan
2007-04-05, 12:36 PM
I did plan on making all their clerics/temples/ symbol etc really cool. However there is the possibility that all the gods will be destroyed, and thusly throw the world into a new age of darkness (I’m thinking something like Darkworld from legend of Zelda). Of course that depends on how the PCs handle the antagonist I’m considering throwing at them. But then again I’m not in the campaign planing stages yet so I’m not terribly concerned with that right now.


Anyway I don’t have THAT many gods, in fact my full list looks like this:

Primary pantheon
Goddess of love: unnamed
God of hate: Maethurullo
God of good: unnamed
Goddess Evil: Sava
Goddess Courage: unnamed
God of Fear: Bazgba
Goddess of life: unnamed
God of death: unnamed


Elf pantheon
Goddess of the moon: Luna
God of the sun: Sol

Dwarf pantheon
Good dwarf god: unnamed
Neutral dwarf god: unnamed
Evil dwarf god: unnamed

That’s like 13, where there’s like 20 gods in the player’s handbook, so I’m not putting in any more than what I have already.

Lolzords
2007-04-05, 01:56 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_deities_of_Dungeons_&_Dragons

Try here, it has a long list of D+D gods and godesses.

Afflux, god of inquiry, necromancy and death.
Bahamut, intermediate (lesser) god of good dragons and the wind.
Doresain, demigod of necromancy and ghouls.
Evening Glory, lesser god of love, beauty and immortality through undeath.
Kurtulmak, intermediate god of kobolds, trapmaking, mining and war.
Lolth, intermediate goddess of drow, spiders, evil and darkness.
Tiamat, lesser goddess of evil dragons and conquest.
Selene, demigoddess of outcasts.
Urbanus, lesser god of cities, growth and improvement.
Zarus, greater god of humanity, domination and perfection.

Dark
2007-04-05, 02:05 PM
So... can you name the 20 gods in the PH? Which one covers agriculture? Which one would you pray to before making a sea journey to save a loved one? The eight-pointed star is sacred to which god?

If you want your players to know that kind of stuff about your gods, you have to lay it on thick.

And it's probably good to pace them, not try to flesh out all of the gods at once. Imagine if you wanted to introduce them to 13 different NPCs, all of them powerful individuals with their own agendas. You'd probably showcase them one at a time, maybe 3 at max for related ones. You definitely wouldn't just have them all show up for the same dinner party.

If you're content with them just keeping the names straight, fleshing out the gods will help your players do that. It's a basic human tendency to remember people-stuff more easily than bare facts. One way is to have NPCs often mention little details, like a certain kind of tree being sacred to the goddess of life.

Vaynor
2007-04-05, 02:23 PM
Reminds me of the WoW Tier 2 Warrior armor. Don't do it. It looks ridiculous.

I think it looks cool...

Oh, and Stabby McAxeforaface is an AWESOME name.

Viscount Einstrauss
2007-04-05, 09:20 PM
Anyone know the specifics on statting out a major god? I think Stabby McAxeforface is about to enter the Homebrew forums...

KoDT69
2007-04-05, 09:37 PM
Oooh and Stabby McAxeforface could have a divine herald guy similar in attitude to Belkar. His name can be Stabbity Death. He would weild whatever he happens to find nearby that is sharp and/or pointy. A broken chair leg, a marshmallow roasting stick, a barbeque fork, whatever. His special power will be Vorpal Strike or Impale YoAss when weilding anything pointy! :smallbiggrin:

Viscount Einstrauss
2007-04-05, 09:45 PM
And don't forget the ability to heal HP damage by drinking fresh blood from any good-aligned sentient being! Any answer to how a herald of his would accomplish this, cheese or not, is instantly terrifying.

Aquillion
2007-04-05, 09:51 PM
If you want a random name generator, Chris Pound's website here:

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~pound/

...has ones for almost any language you can think of, including most fantasy ones. Very useful.