Major Deities

Major Deities

Each major deity rules over a broad domain at the intersection of two Arcane Realms. Most of them have fairly large churches with well-organized clergy, many of whom are imbued with Divine Magic.

  • Apep, Deity of Destruction: He is a primordial force of destruction with few sane worshippers.
    • Realms: Death/Energy
    • Domain: Destruction
  • Aphrodite, Deity of Love: She is often invoked in wedding ceremonies.
    • Realms: Life/Chance
    • Domain: Love, Romance, Sex
  • Apollo, Deity of Healing: He is one of the most widely worshipped and petitioned deities.
    • Realms: Life/Mind
    • Domain: Healing, Medicine
  • Ares, Deity of War: Widely feared, he is praised by warriors and soldiers.
    • Realms: Death/Mind
    • Domain: War, Battle
  • Cernunnos, Deity of Animals: He is often portrayed in the form of various beasts or a man with horns and hooves.
    • Realms: Life/Energy.
    • Domain: Animals, Beasts, Creatures.
  • Demeter, Deity of Plants: She is portrayed as a woman robed in or made out of various vegetation. She is especially revered by Dryads.
    • Realms: Life/Matter
    • Domain: Plants, Vegetation
  • Freya, Deity of Fertility: Her following has waned since ancient times, but she remains popular.
    • Realms: Life/Space.
    • Domain: Fertility, Sowing, Colonization.
  • Gaia, Deity of Planets: She was originally worshiped as the incarnation of many homeworlds, but now represents both terrestrial planets and gas giants.
    • Realms: Matter/Space
    • Domain: Planets, Moons, Worlds
  • Hades, Deity of Decay: He is a grim deity with a small cult.
    • Realms: Death/Matter
    • Domain: Decay, Rust, Acid
  • Heka, Deity of Magic: Nearly all magicians venerate him to some extent. He is also known as Trismegistus, the Thrice-Wise, for his knowledge of the three arts of magic, enchantment, and alchemy.
    • Realms: Energy/Mind
    • Domain: Magic, Enchantment, Alchemy
  • Hel, Deity of Aging: Many who look for eternal youth try to appease her.
    • Realms: Death/Time
    • Domain: Aging, the Elderly, Natural Death
  • Hephaestus, Deity of Crafts: He is praised by all kinds of artisans and craftsmen, especially Dwarves.
    • Realms: Matter/Time
    • Domain: Crafts, the Forge
  • Hermes, Deity of Trade: He is worshipped by merchants, traders, and businessmen.
    • Realms: Matter/Chance
    • Domain: Trade, Money
  • Isis, Deity of Evolution: She was one of the more modern deities to be placed in the Pantheon.
    • Realms: Life/Time
    • Domain: Evolution, Adaptation, Growth
  • Loki, Deity of Chaos: He is a cosmic trickster and the master of chaos.
    • Realms: Death/Chance
    • Domain: Chaos, Trickery
  • Maat, Deity of Law: She is revered by lawmakers and leaders.
    • Realms: Time/Mind
    • Domain: Law, Order
  • Meili, Deity of Travel: Those setting off on long voyages pray to him.
    • Realms: Energy/Space
    • Domain: Travel, Journeys, Wandering
  • Odin, Deity of Fate: He is said to know the ultimate destiny and potential of all things.
    • Realms: Time/Chance
    • Domain: Fate, Prophecy, Destiny
  • Ogma, Deity of Communication: He is credited at the inventor of everything from speech to neutrino-beam entanglement communicators.
    • Realms: Space/Chance
    • Domain: Communication, Speech
  • Prometheus, Deity of Science: He was the last deity to be recognized in the Pantheon but is revered by scientists and engineers.
    • Realms: Matter/Mind
    • Domain: Science, Technology
  • Ra, Deity of Stars: Originally worshipped as a sun deity, his influence grew with scientific understanding.
    • Realms: Energy/Time
    • Domain: Stars, Sun
  • Saturnus, Deity of Harvests: He is one of the few Death deities generally portrayed positively.
    • Realms: Death/Space
    • Domain: Harvests, Recycling
  • Thoth, Deity of Knowledge: Magicians, scientists, and sages all venerate him.
    • Realms: Space/Mind
    • Domain: Knowledge, Learning
  • Zeus, Deity of Weather: He is worshipped by many ordinary people who pray for good weather.
    • Realms: Energy/Chance
    • Domain: Weather, Storms, Thunder
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Major Deities

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