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Religions

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Pantheons and Cults

 

There are three major pantheons worshipped in Gompan.  The Bulgejo, or Star Lords, are the gods of the Hayanbol.  The Gajop, the Great Family, and the forces associated with them, are worshipped by the Gumjung.  The so-called Boat Gods, or Baeshin, are worshipped by the Ilbon.  The most commonly worshipped gods of each pantheon are briefly detailed here.

 

Bulgejo

 

Mondam

King of the Gods, Ruler of Stars, Universe

 

Mondam is pictured as an elderly, but handsome and hale, old man.  His eyes are completely black.

 

Skills: World Lore, Orate, Evaluate, Own Language

Divine Magic: Absorption, Command, Fear, Mindblast

Spirit Magic: Demoralize, Glamour, Mindspeech, Second Sight

 

Areon

Goddess of Rainfall

 

Dark-haired and pale-skinned, Areon is depicted in tales as good natured and giving.

 

Skills: Jump, Primary Weapon Attack, Primary Weapon Parry, Speak Own Language

Divine Magic: Bless Crops, Cloud Call, Command Sylph

Spirit Magic: Extinguish, Shimmer

 

Chiyo

God of the Underworld

 

Generally described as a youngish-looking man whose skin is rotting.

 

Skills: Primary Weapon Attack, Fast Talk, Conceal, Hide

Divine Magic: Command (ghost, wraith, mummy, headhanger, harpy), Create Ghost, Resurrect

Spirit Magic: Dispel Magic, Extinguish, Second Sight

 

Aenam

God of the Sun

 

He is the brother of Dalnim, Goddess of the Moon.

 

Skills: Evaluate, First Aid, Search, Scan

Divine Magic: Command (eagle, hawk, salamander), Cloud Clear, Resurrect, Sunspear

Spirit Magic: Farsee, Light, Lightwall

 

Dalnim

Goddess of the Moon

 

She is the sister of Aenam, God of the Sun.

 

Skills: Dodge, Fast Talk, Sleight, Listen

Divine Magic: Command (fear spirit, madness spirit, pain spirit, bat), all Illusions, Madness, Mindblast

Spirit Magic: Befuddle, Glamour

 

Bayek

Goddess of Springs and Rivers

 

Also associated in some cults with motherhood or rebirth.  Youthful, always shown pregnant.

 

Skills: Boat, Sleight, Swim, World Lore

Divine Magic: Command Naiad, Float, Reflection, Resurrect

Spirit Magic: Befuddle, Second Sight, Shimmer

 

Shilyong

God of Mountains

 

Heavy-bearded, broad-chested and powerful.  Always carries a cudgel.

 

Skills: Climb, Devise, Jump, Mineral Lore

Divine Magic: Absorption, Command (eagle, gnome, rock toad), Heal Body

Spirit Magic: Bludgeon, Endurance, Strength

 

Yondan

Goddess of the Winds

 

Possessed of a voice at once seductive and destructive.

 

Skills: Jump, Listen, Own Language, Sing

Divine Magic: Command Sylph, Mindblast, Reflection, Shield

Spirit Magic: Extinguish, Mobility

 

Ongwan

God of the Sea and of Dragons

 

Temperamental elder.  Often depicted as a complainer.

 

Skills: Boat, Swim, Craft Wood, World Lore

Divine Magic: Breathe Air/Water, Command (undine, any specific sea creature), Float

Spirit Magic: Coordination, Protection, Strength

 

Shol

God of War

 

Brash youth.

 

Skills: Primary Weapon Attack, Primary Weapon Parry, Secondary Weapon Attack, Shield Parry

Divine Magic: Berserk, Shield, True (Weapon)

Spirit Magic: Bladesharp, Demoralize, Protection

 

Waenim

Goddess of the Earth

 

Large elderly woman.  Always laughing.

 

Skills: Climb, Animal Lore, Mineral Lore, Plant Lore

Divine Magic: Absorption, Command (snake, bear, gnome, swine, dog), Heal Body, Restore Health (all except INT)

Spirit Magic: Healing, Second Sight, Strength

 

Gajop

 

Ahnlu

Sky King

 

A powerful, youthful man.

 

Skills: Human Lore, Orate, Own Language, Scan

Divine Magic: Absorption, Command (eagle, hawk), Reflection, Shield

Spirit Magic: Befuddle, Demoralize, Lightwall, Mobility

 

Unyo

Bear goddess

 

Mother of Ahnlu.  A fierce protector and defeder.

 

Skills: Animal Lore, Grapple, Plant Lore, Swim

Divine Magic: Berserk, Command Bear, Fear

Spirit Magic: Ironhand, Strength, Vigor

 

Nagun

Lord of clouds and mountains

 

Father of Ahnlu

 

Skills: Climb, Jump, Mineral Lore, Own Language

Divine Magic: Cloud Call, Cloud Clear, Thunderbolt

Spirit Magic: Farsee, Shimmer

 

Kud

Darkness

 

A genderless entity, the essence of unlight.

 

Skills: Conceal, Hide, Listen, Sneak

Divine Magic: Absorption, Command (ghost, ghoul, shade, hyena), Fear, Restore Health (INT only)

Spirit Magic: Darkwall, Second Sight, Demoralize, Silence

 

Baelak

Fate

 

Aloof and haughty.  More a force than anything else.

 

Skills: Craft (weaving), Evaluate, Own Language, World Lore

Divine Magic: Madness, Reflection, Resurrect

Spirit Magic: Repair, Second Sight

 

Baeshin

Rodan

God of Lightning

 

Ruler of the pantheon, also associated with fire.  Often goes among men disguised as a simple peasant.

 

Skills: Evaluate, Human Lore, Orate, Own Language

Divine Magic: Cloud Call, Fear, Lightning, Thunderbolt

Spirit Magic: Demoralize, Ignite, Speedart

 

Adasho

Demon

 

One of the more powerful malignant entities that bedevil the Baeshin, Adasho is known mostly for devouring unattended children.

 

Skills: Climb, Conceal, Primary Weapon Attack, Sneak

Divine Magic: Absorption, Mindblast, Reflection

Spirit Magic: Coordination, Darkwall, Mobility, Slow

 

Rashua

Sun Goddess

 

Pictured as an ageless, radiant beauty.  Also associated with truth and clear judgement.

 

Skills: Evaluate, First Aid, Search, Scan

Divine Magic: Command (eagle, hawk, salamander), Cloud Clear, Resurrect, Sunspear

Spirit Magic: Farsee, Light, Lightwall

 

Gesaji

The Creator

 

Gesaji is a patron of builders and craftsmen.

 

Skills: Craft (wood, metal, stone), Devise, Evaluate, Mineral or Plant Lore

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Gesani

The Creator

 

Sometimes presented as an aspect of Gesaji, at other times as his sister.  Patron of artists, poets and the like.

 

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Egune

Lady of Dreams

 

She holds sway over sleep, dreams and nightmares, and is connected to the moon.

 

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Bente

Goddess of Love and the Sea

 

A barefoot young lady whose home lies on the seafloor at the center of the world.

 

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Usike

War God

 

Expert with spear, blade and bow as well as a masterful tactician.

 

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Jorujin

God of Longevity

 

A fat, jolly man given to enjoying “the good things.”

 

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Chimata

Patron of Travelers

 

A tall, elderly man dressed in ragged clothing and holding a stout walking stick, which he also uses as a formidable weapon.

 

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Uke

Goddess of Fertility, Grain

 

Youthful, perpetually pregnant.

 

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