Dwarven Pantheon

Dwarven (Khuzdi) Pantheon

NameAlign.Portfolio
Lagmud the TorchbearerLGDeath, cycles, time, fate, peace
Puln the CreatorLGCreation, craft, construction, dwarves
Ogdar the TeacherLGKnowledge, patience, lore
Bodain the LawgiverLNLaw, justice, guardians, runes
Kodak the Brazen SmithLNthe Forge, smithing, metals, hard work
Brongar the StonemasonLNMasonry, stones, mining, caverns, gems
Kalgrod the VaultkeeperLNWealth, trade, contracts, treasures, vaults
Nuegar the TaskmasterLEToil, pain, servitude, tyranny
Brog the HearthmasterNGFamily, drink, food, community, love
Rolk the Fierce WarmasterNWar, strength, tactics, planning
Nuegar the Dark ShadowNEDarkness, deception, unknown, fear
Nuegar the Dark MageNEDark magic, power, ambition, necromancy
Malvrok the BeastlordCEMonsters, beasts, slaughter, hunting, hunger

Lagmud

“the Torchbearer”
God of death, cycles, time, fate, and peace.
Alignment: Lawful Good
Symbol: A burning torch
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: lay bodies to rest, destroy undead
Anathema: create undead, desecrate a corpse, rob a tomb
Follower Alignments: LG, NG, LN, N

Avatar: A torch-bearing dwarf with a gray beard and white robes.
Clerical Orders: The Torchbearers (clergy, tomb-keepers)
Worshipers: Dwarves in mourning, seers, mediators.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
heal
Divine Skill: Medicine
Favored Weapon: mace
Domains: death, fate, healing, truth, time, vigil
Cleric Spells: 1st: mindlink, 3rd: ghostly weapon, 4th: phantasmal killer

Puln

“the Creator, the Forgefather”
God of creation, craft, construction, and Dwarves.
Alignment: Lawful Good
Symbol: A hammer and a scroll.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: create and craft new things, respect your ancestors and serve your people, be honorable and forthright, keep your word
Anathema: intentionally create inferior craftwork, disrespect your ancestors, tell lies or cheat someone
Follower Alignments: LG, LN, NG, N

Avatar: A large dwarf with a hammer and a scroll.
Clerical Orders: the Scrolls of the Forgefather (clergy/historians), the Hammer Collective (clergy/craftsmen guild)
Worshipers: All Dwarves, craftsman, tinkerers, architects, many communities.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
heal
Divine Skill: Crafting
Favored Weapon: warhammer
Domains: creation, duty, earth, family, protection
Cleric Spells: 1st: mindlink, 3rd: earthbind, 4th: creation

Ogdar

“the Teacher”
God of knowledge, patience, and lore.
Alignment: Lawful Good
Symbol: A tome covered in Dwarven runes.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: find knowledge and lore
Anathema: keep knowledge to yourself
Follower Alignments: LG, LN, NG, N

Avatar: A gray-bearded dwarf with a staff and a tome.
Clerical Orders: the Teachers of Lore (clergy/teachers)
Worshipers: Teachers, scribes, sages

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
heal
Divine Skill: Society, or any two Lore skills
Favored Weapon: staff
Domains: knowledge, truth, glyph, perfection
Cleric Spells: 1st: mindlink, 3rd: hypercognition, 6th: scrying

Bodain

“the Lawgiver”
God of law, justice, guardians, and runes.
Alignment: Lawful Neutral
Symbol: A dwarven shield depicting a hammer covered in runes.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: follow the code of laws, protect the homeland
Anathema: break the code of laws, fail to defend the homeland
Follower Alignments: LN, LG, N

Avatar: A gray-bearded armored dwarf with a sword and shield.
Clerical Orders: the Karakhazi [Mountain-defenders] (knightly order)
Worshipers: Guards, warriors, advocates, judges, most Dwarves

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
heal
Divine Skill: Society
Favored Weapon: longsword
Domains: protection, truth, glyph, confidence
Cleric Spells: 1st: true strike, 2nd: enlarge, 4th: resilient sphere

Kodak

“the Brazen Smith”
God of the forge, smithing, metals, and hard work.
Alignment: Lawful Neutral
Symbol: An anvil and hammer.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: respect the forge, work hard and honestly
Anathema: intentionally create inferior works, intentionally procrastinate
Follower Alignments: LN, LG, N

Avatar: A brass dwarf spotted with soot, wearing an apron and wielding a smithing hammer.
Clerical Orders: Order of the Hammer (clergy/labor and smithing guild)
Worshipers: Metalsmiths, blacksmiths, laborers, most Dwarves.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
heal
Divine Skill: Crafting
Favored Weapon: Warhammer
Domains: creation, fire, earth, perfection, might
Cleric Spells: 1st: burning hands, 3rd: shrink item, 4th: creation

Brongar

“the Stonemason”
God of the masonry, stones, mining, caverns, and gems.
Alignment: Lawful Neutral
Symbol: A stone wall with a hexagonal gem embedded.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: work hard and honestly, respect the stone
Anathema: intentionally procrastinate, steal, disrespect the stone
Follower Alignments: LN, N, NG, LE

Avatar: A short dwarf with a pickaxe and gemstone eyes.
Clerical Orders: the Brongrungi [stone-miners] (clergy/labor and mining guild)
Worshipers: Laborers, miners, stonemasons, explorers, jewelers, most dwarves.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
heal
Divine Skill: Athletics
Favored Weapon: Light pick
Domains: earth, darkness, cities, travel
Cleric Spells: 1st: ant haul, 3rd: meld into stone, 4th: shape stone, 5th: wall of stone

Kalgrod

“the Vaultkeeper”
God of wealth, trade, contracts, treasures, and vaults.
Alignment: Lawful Neutral
Symbol: A golden door embedded with gems.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: earn wealth through hard work and trade, protect the wealth of your people
Anathema: engage in banditry or piracy, steal, undermine the law
Follower Alignments: LN, N, LG, LE

Avatar: A golden dwarf covered in gemstones.
Clerical Orders: the Kalgodi [Wealth-traders] (clergy/bankers/vault keepers)
Worshipers: Traders, goldsmiths, jewelers, most Dwarves.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
heal or harm
Divine Skill: Society
Favored Weapon: crossbow
Domains: cities, wealth, travel, protection
Cleric Spells: 1st: illusory object, 4th: creation, 7th: magnificent mansion

Nuegar

“the Taskmaster”
God of toil, pain, servitude, and tyranny.
Alternate aspect of Nuegar
Alignment: Lawful Evil
Symbol: A cracked anvil.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: achieve goals at any cost, continually improve your abilities, establish dominance, work ceaselessly
Anathema: fail to work toward goals or grow in skill, relax excessively or give in to sloth
Follower Alignments: LE, LN, NE, N

Avatar: A blackened smith with burning eyes and a hammer.
Clerical Orders: the Rarnoni [eternal workers] (cult of toil)
Worshipers: Toil cults, dwarves obsessed with work.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
harm
Divine Skill: Crafting
Favored Weapon: Light hammer
Domains: duty, earth, trickery, tyranny
Cleric Spells: 1st: ant haul, 3rd: haste, 6th: dominate

Brog

“the Hearthmaster”
God of family, drink, food, community, and love.
Alignment: Neutral Good
Symbol: A fireplace with a cauldron.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: care for your home and family, protect the community, share of your surplus
Anathema: choose yourself over your community, abandon your home in time of need
Follower Alignments: NG, N, LG, CG, LN

Avatar: A kindly, rotund, red-bearded dwarf with a keg of ale and a pot of stew.
Clerical Orders: the Hearthbringers (clergy)
Worshipers: Cooks, brewers, wholesome families, small communities, most Dwarves.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
heal
Divine Skill: Survival
Favored Weapon: spear
Domains: family, protection, healing, indulgence
Cleric Spells: 1st: shillelagh, 3rd: enthrall, 4th: creation

Rolk

“the Fierce Warmaster”
God of war, strength, tactics, and planning.
Alignment: Neutral
Symbol: Two crossed battleaxes.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: attain victory in fair combat, push your limits, wear armor in combat, protect your people
Anathema: kill prisoners or surrendering foes, win a battle through underhanded tactics or indirect magic, show mercy to the enemies of your people
Follower Alignments: NG, N, LG, CG, LN

Avatar: A heavily armored dwarf wielding two battleaxes.
Clerical Orders: the Garrdain [Order of the Axe] (warriors)
Worshipers: Warriors, guards, tacticians, most Dwarves.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
heal or harm
Divine Skill: Athletics
Favored Weapon: battleaxe
Domains: might, zeal, protection, confidence
Cleric Spells: 1st: true strike, 2nd: enlarge, 4th: weapon storm

Nuegar

“the Dark Shadow”
God of darkness, deception, unknown, and fear.
Main aspect of Nuegar
Alignment: Neutral Evil
Symbol: A black circle with two red eyes.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: spread deception and intrigue, bring darkness to the light, kill the innocent
Anathema: show mercy, help others without compensation, speak truth freely
Follower Alignments: NE, LE, CE, N

Avatar: A faintly humanoid, disembodied shadow with red eyes.
Clerical Orders: the Drengrim (assassins guild), the Drazhgrim (clergy)
Worshipers: Assassins, dark cults, and thieves.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
harm
Divine Skill: Deception
Favored Weapon: shortsword
Domains: darkness, secrecy, trickery, nightmares
Cleric Spells: 1st: illusory disguise, 2nd: invisibility, 3rd: nondetection, 4th: phantasmal killer

Nuegar

“the Dark Mage”
God of dark magic, power, ambition, and necromancy.
Alternate aspect of Nuegar
Alignment: Neutral Evil
Symbol: A skeletal humanoid hand.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts:  seek methods to become undead, oppose those who seek to destroy undead, protect necromantic secrets
Anathema: harm or destroy undead, sacrifice your life
Follower Alignments: NE, LE, CE, N

Avatar: A black cloaked skeletal dwarf with glowing red eyes.
Clerical Orders: the Osodaroth (clergy/necromancy cult)
Worshipers: Necromancers, death cults, those desperate for power.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font:
harm
Divine Skill: Deception
Favored Weapon: dagger
Domains: undeath, death, magic, secrecy
Cleric Spells: 1st: grim tendrils, 2nd: false life, 8th: horrid wilting

Malvrok

“the Beastlord”
God of monsters, beasts, slaughter, hunting, and hunger.
Alignment: Chaotic Evil
Symbol: A blood-red wolf’s paw with extended claws.
Origin: Dwarven

Edicts: sate your appetites, reveal the corruption and flaw in all things
Anathema: deny your appetites, fail to feast on your quarry
Follower Alignments: CE, CN, NE, N
 
Avatar: A monstrous wolf with three eyes and acidic tongue.
Clerical Orders: Feast of the Slaughter (clergy/hunters)
Worshippers: Depraved hunters, hunting cults.

Devotee Benefits
Divine Font: 
harm
Divine Skill: Intimidation
Favored Weapon: spiked gauntlet
Domains: might, destruction, nightmares, zeal
Cleric Spells: 1st: magic fang, 3rd: animal form, 4th: dinosaur form, 8th: monstrosity form

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