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  • Religion

    h4. *The Sovereign Host* The Sovereign Host is a group of nine deities collectively representing the entire world, but focusing on aspects of civilization—community, the protection of the weak, the slaying of wild beasts, fertility, construction, and …

  • Undying Court

    _Unaligned_ Some Aereni elves revere dead ancestors, and some revere ancestors who have eluded death's grasp. Long ago, the elves of Aerenal discovered the secret of extending their life spans. Only the wisest members of their race received this …

  • Arawai

    _Good_ Arawai is the goddess of fertility, abundance, and life (particularly plant life). She teaches that the wilderness holds great resources that empower civilization. The sister of [[Balinor]] and the [[Devourer]], Arawai is also the mother of the …

  • Aureon

    _Unaligned_ Aureon is the god of knowledge, arcane lore, and magic. He also values order and law. He is [[Onatar | Onatar's]] brother and [[Boldrei | Boldrei's]] husband, and bears a mysterious connection to the Shadow. Most arcane spellcasters call …

  • Balinor

    _Unaligned_ Balinor rules the beasts, the hunt, and the cycle of life. He teaches respect for wild animals and nature: One should take-carefully—only what one needs from the wild to improve civilization. That the intelligent races slay and eat animals …

  • Boldrei

    _Good_ In some ways representative of the Sovereign Host as a whole, Boldrei's areas of influence are community and the safety and comfort of hearth and home. Her name is invoked at weddings and government appointments. She is Aureon's wife and counts …

  • Dol Arrah

    _Lawful Good_ Dol Arrah is the shining goddess of honorable combat, selflessness, and sunlight. She brings light to pierce the dark places and blades to pierce the hearts of monsters. Legends say that [[Dol Dorn]] and the [[Mockery]] are her brothers. …

  • Dol Dorn

    _Unaligned_ The god of courage and physical prowess, Dol Dorn also exemplifies duty and war. He urges all people to be at their physical best. Soldiers, fighters, and warlords are his primary worshipers, along with athletes and acrobats. Said to be the …

  • Kol Korran

    _Unaligned_ Kol Korran's likeness appears on coins throughout the Five Nations, for he is the god of commerce and wealth. In the postwar world, where trade is cautiously emerging and expanding, his following is on the rise. Merchants, traders, and …

  • Olladra

    _Good_ The goddess of luck and plenty, Olladra's name is a popular one. People toast her at parties and festivals. Gamblers, rogues, bards, and hedonists pay her homage throughout the year. She is [[Onatar | Onatar's]] wife and mother to the twins [[ …

  • Onatar

    _Unaligned_ Onatar is the god of forge and fire, of industry and craft. His name is invoked in factories and smithies, and his symbol appears on forges throughout Khorvaire. [[Dwarf | Dwarves]] in particular revere him, as do those who specialize in …

  • The Spirits of the Past

    _Unaligned_ Many [[Eladrin | elves]] of Aerenal, in particular the [[Elf | Valenar]], revere their ancestors. This practice stops short of worship, but the spirits of the past represent glorious deeds and the rich history of the elven race. Even …

  • Traveler

    _Unaligned_ The great trickster, the Traveler is a deity of cunning, deception, and change. The Traveler is a consummate shapechanger and master of disguises, and thus the being's true nature is unknown—texts variously refer to the Traveler as "it" …

  • The Silver Flame

    _Lawful Good_ Second only to the Sovereign Host in popularity and prominence, the Silver Flame espouses purity, steadfastness, charity, and, above all, the destruction of evil. As such, paladins are its most fervent worshipers, but crusaders from all …

  • The Blood of Vol

    _Unaligned_ The faithful of the Blood of Vol are captivated by the literal and figurative meaning of blood and of heredity, seeing blood as a source of power and divinity. They focus their energy on self-improvement, shunning higher forces. Worshipers …

  • The Path of Light

    _Lawful Good_ Rare in Khorvaire but prevalent among Adar's [[Kalashtar | kalashtar]], the Path of Light is equal parts philosophy and religion. Its adherents don't worship a deity, but instead recognize a universal force of positive energy they call il …

  • Khyber Cults

    _Evil_ Khyber cults are diverse groups who share an obsession with the vast underdark and the power said to stir in the body of the Dragon Below.