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    Default Deities of Arthex [3.5e]

    These gods are from the world of Arthex and will be used in the the Campaign setting The Shadow of the Fallen Kings.

    Erebos, Father of the Noble
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    Erebos
    Rank: Greater Deity
    Symbol: A Black Disk with a Golden Heart symbol in its centre
    Homeplane: Astral Plane
    Alignment: Neutral
    Portfolio: Cosmos, Households, Parent, Plans, Villages
    Alignment Restrictions: None
    Domains: Community, Creation, Family, Force, Planning
    Favoured Weapon: Gauntlet

    Erebos is the father and ruler of the gods and the patron of communities and families.

    Dogma
    He tries to make his followers help people whenever they can and form strong communities so they can thrive and produce more people.

    Clergy and Temples
    Erebos's often has a shrine in small towns and villages where they bring offerings of milk and pray for him to protect their children and families. This shrine rarely has more than two priests which maintain it.

    Role in the Pantheon
    Erebos is the father and ruler of the gods and keeps them from fighting. He has Nyx as his wife.


    Nyx, Mistress Of Shadows
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    Nyx
    Rank: Immediate Deity
    Symbol: A Disk with one side of it Black, the other white
    Homeplane: Plane of Shadow
    Alignment: Neutral
    Portfolio: Hunters, Moon, Night, Stealth, Trickery
    Alignment Restrictions: None
    Domains: Darkness, Greed, Hatred, Illusion, Lycanthropy, Suffering, Trickery
    Favoured Weapon: Dagger

    Nyx is the mistress of shadows and those who dwell within them. Nyx is the patron of the Moon, Darkness, and stealth. Most who worship her are thieves who need her blessing to succeed, also hunters often pray to her as they will probably need her skill.
    But their is a dark side of her, some worship her in as their profession is one not only of stealth but deceit. Assassins also worship the mistress of shadow and she gives them her blessing.

    Dogma
    She asks only for those who use her gifts to respect her and pray to her, as she knows that if you use her skill you are probably causing someone somewhere suffering.

    Clergy and Temples
    Nyx doesn't have many shrines as nearly all who pray to her commit crime, but it isn't uncommon for hunters to make small shrines to her in their homes. There are only a tiny amount of temples to Nyx and nearly all of them are part of the thieves guild.

    Role in the Pantheon
    Nyx is the first daughter of Erebos and is allied with Moros, Oneiroi, and Philotes. She is also mother to Hemera (With Erebos). She hates her daughter Hemera and seeks your downfall.


    Hemera, Daughter of Dawn
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    Hemera
    Rank: Immediate Deity
    Symbol: A red burning sun
    Homeplane: Ethereal plane
    Alignment: Neutral
    Portfolio: Farmers, Sun, Light, Sky, Weather, Fire, Rain, lightning, Light, Food
    Alignment Restrictions: None
    Domains: Air, Destruction, Fire, Gluttony, Hunger, Plant, Storm, Sun, Weather, Windstorm
    Favoured Weapon: Scythe

    Hemera is the Daughter of Dawn. Hermera is the patron of the Sun, Farming, and the weather. Most who worship her are farmers who seek good weather and food for the winter, also sailors often pray to her as they hope for a clear stormless journey.
    But their is a dark side of her, as she is the goodess of flame her powers are sometimes used to cause destruction. Strangely, despite being a giver of life she is fine with people slaughtering in her name and using her powers to cause suffering.

    Dogma
    Hemera asks her worshippers to give part of the rewards to her, seeing as you used her gifts, she is partially responsible for anything you accomplish. This is normally in the form of sacrificing an animal or crops at her shrine.

    Clergy and Temples
    Hemera has hundreds of shrines, generally one in every human farming village. There are also a few temples to her in the lands, generally in only the largest of towns. Also cities with large ports or docks might have a temple in her honour.

    The Priests which serve her are generally kind and are taught that you must respect those greater than you.

    Role in the Pantheon

    Hemera is the daughter of Nyx and Erebos and is allied with Thalassa, Aether, and Gaea. She is also manages the mortals and makes sure they never get out of hand.


    Moros, The Eternal Judge
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    Moros
    Rank: Lesser Deity
    Symbol: A skull with red eyes.
    Homeplane: Limbo
    Alignment: Neutral
    Portfolio: Death, Disease, Undead, Fate, Healing, Balance
    Alignment Restrictions: None
    Domains: Balance, Death, Deathbound, Fate, Healing, Oracle, Pestilence, Purification, Renewal, Repose, Time, Undeath
    Favoured Weapon: Shortsword

    Moros is the Eternal Judge. Moros is the patron of Death, Healing, and the Fate. Most who worship him are healers who seek his power to help.
    But their is a dark side to his followers, several of his followers are fanatical and use his gifts to bring disease, death, and chaos to the lands in an attempt to create balance.

    Dogma
    Strangely Moros doesn't ask for anything in return for his gifts. He wonders what the mortals will do with them and that is enough.

    Clergy and Temples
    Moros has a temple in every major city and its priests are often only seen as healers, despite their ability to cause death as well as healing.

    Role in the Pantheon
    Moros is allied with Nyx, Philotes, and Oneiroi. He is obsessed with mortals and enjoys toying with them, simply to see how they will react.


    Gaea, The Silent Forger
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    Gaea
    Rank: Lesser Deity
    Symbol: A shining gemstone
    Homeplane: Elemental Plane of Earth
    [b]Alignment[b]: Neutral
    Portfolio: Caverns, Creation, Fertility, Metal
    Alignment Restrictions: None
    Domains: Animals, Artifice, Cavern, Craft, Creation, Dwarf, Earth, Lust, Metal, War
    Favoured Weapon: Warhammer

    Gaea is The Silent Forger. Gaea is the patron of the Earth, Animals, and the Craft. Most of her worshippers are builders or blacksmiths were their work dwells completely within her domain. Her most prominent followers are the dwarves who believe she is their mother.


    Philotes, The King of Games
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    Philotes
    Rank: Intermediate Deity
    Symbol: A spinning coin
    Homeplane: Mechanis
    [b]Alignment[b]: Neutral
    Portfolio: Art, Games, Gambling, Monney, Trade, Alcohol, Diplomacy
    Alignment Restrictions: None
    Domains: Charm, Envy, Luck, Lust, Halfing, Trade, Wealth,
    Favoured Weapon: Shortsword

    Philotes is The King of Games. Philotes is the patron of the Luck, Taverns, and the Entertainment. Most of his worshippers are Inn keepers or merchants. He likes his followers to enjoy themselves and is a very playful deity. He is also the god of Harlots.


    Thalassa, The Queen of the Torrent
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    Thalassa
    Rank: Intermediate Deity
    Symbol: A shining scale
    Homeplane: Elemental Plane of Water
    [b]Alignment[b]: Neutral
    Portfolio: Boats, Cold, Liminal, Power, Protection, Reptiles, War
    Alignment Restrictions: None
    Domains: Cold, Domination, Dragon, Kobold, Ocean, Portal, Protection, Scalykind, Strength, Travel, War, Water
    Favoured Weapon: Halberd

    Thalassa is The Queen of the Torrent. Thalassa is the patron of the strength, transitions, and the water. Most of her worshippers are warriors and sailors. She likes her followers to use any means to have power, even if it is the power to be strong and appear weak. She is also the god of War.
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