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Pantheon for my campaign.
« on: August 04, 2018, 02:41:20 PM »
In my campaigns I run (3.5 before anyone asks),  instead of having one overdeity in charge of a group of deities, I have a council of deities (think a senate).  I already have the council made, but I would like some ideas for some deities who aren't part of the council.  My world has been referred to as a "Wreck it Ralph" style world, so just about anything goes.  Any ideas?
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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2018, 05:34:50 PM »
It would help to know what's in the pantheon before replying,since that tells us where there are gaps.

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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2018, 08:26:59 PM »
Ardeshir
Domains: War, Warding, Good, Strategy, Ethics
Portfolios: Discipline, Family, Home, War, Protection, Just War, Knowledge

Amhi Silvia
Domains: Nature, Fey, Plant, Animal, Invigoration
Portfolios: Nature, Plants, Animals, Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Sun, Moon, Life

Alana "Bol'shaya Mama" Derdriu
Domains: Love, Body, Lust, Joining, Birth
Portfolios: Birth, Family, Love, Mothers, Children, Fecundity, Fertility

Anima Lillen
Domains: Retribution*, Hate*, Planning
Portfolios: Retribution, Hate, Planning, Vengeance, Grief, Justice, Honor

Oleander Abbot
Domains: Oblivion, Dream, Poison (Natural), Poison (Evil), Oracle, Vice, Inspiration
Portfolios: Alcohol, Drugs, Poison, Pleasure, Pain, Comfort, Hedonism

Apophis
Domains: Chaos (PHB), Chaos (Homebrew), Trickery, Chance, Screwball
Portfolios: Chaos, Emotions, Insanity, Mooncalves, Stupidity, Sly Cleverness, Change

Fallax Mercator
Domains: Beguilement, Law, Diabolic, Profit, Evil, Trickery
Portfolios: Political Corruption, Power, Acquisition of Wealth, Deception, Deceit, Dishonor

Kerrigan Firtha
Domains: Harming, Ocean, Gunfire, Pain, Agony
Portfolios: Cruelty Malice Naval Combat, Oceans, Pain, Guns, Sea Weather

Limos Marasmus
Domains: Famine, Hunger, Suffering
Portfolios: Famine Suffering, Misfortune Exhaustion, Entropy, Drought, Natural Diseases

Indomitus Virtus
Domains: Strength, Competition, Blood
Portfolios: Fitness, Strength, Improvement, Blood, Competition, Perseverance, Endurance

Alhmanic Ryu
Domains: Sun, Solar, Good, Radiance
Portfolios: Light, Daylight, Dawn, Sun, Benevolence, Purification, Redemption

Crudelis Stellio
Domains: Evil, Treachery, Trickery, Screwball
Portfolios: Evil, Mischief, Trickery, Treachery, Deceit, Deception, Heresy

Aogan Chong
Domains: Fire, Chaos, Summer, Forge
Portfolios: Conflagration, Summer, Smithwork, Purification through fire, Elemental Fire, Smiths, Miners

Savaja Aroha (two deities fused as one)
Domains: Psychic, Balance, Love, Pain^, Destruction^, Moon^, Pleasure+, Creation+, Sun+
Portfolios: Psionics, Balance, Passion, Renewal, Pain^, Destruction^, Moonlight^, Moon^, Pleasure+, Creation+, Daylight+, Sun+

Istana
Domains: Law (Homebrew), Destiny, Truth, Fate
Portfolios: Honor, Law, Fate, Destiny, Justice, Truth, Righteous Action

Princess Starfury
Domains: War, Aberration Hunter, Magic, Wrath, Army, Planning, Ferocity
Portfolios: War, Destruction, Luck in battle, Magic, Overwhelming Numbers, Wrath, Supreme War

Vessy Misatra
Domains: Death, Undead, Darkness
Portfolios: Death, Undead, Evil, Darkness, Immortality through undeath, The dead, The Dead and Dying

Donna Fortuna
Domains: Luck, Hope, Seduction
Portfolios: Gambling, Luck, Mischief, Hope, Seduction, Sly Cleverness, Wealth

King Clever Circuit
Domains: Machine, Transmogrification, Violation, Terror*, Evil (Homebrew), Vivisection, Computer
Portfolios: Aberrations, Betrayal, Dishonor, Engineering, Evil, Inspiration, Terror

Gwylim Brian
Domains: Knowledge, Metal, Science, Nature, Voltage
Portfolios: Knowledge, Industry, Engineering, Lightning, Changing Seasons, Craft, Discovery

Khayri Dvergr
Domains: Healing, Mercy, Renewal, Purification
Portfolios: Healing, Hospitality, Mercy, Purification, Renewal, Vitality, Comfort

Durantis
Domains: Corona, Radiance*, Endurance
Portfolios: Law, Light, Endurance, Good, Valor, Fitness, Chivalry

Varian Chayim
Domains: Radiation, Radioactivity, Life
Portfolios: Change, Life, Growth, Evolution, Transcendence, Vitality, Transformation

Dementus Vulgarian
Domains: Pestilence, Decay, Madness
Portfolios: Disease, Madness, Ugliness, Discord, Plagues, Suffering, Evil

Eira Eremus
Domains: Cold, Suffering, Darkness
Portfolios: Cold, Darkness, Suffering, Storms, Winter, Wind, Mountains

Cerberus Rex Tartarum
Domains: Repose, Injustice, Beguilement, Underworld, Corruption
Portfolios: Lies, Planning, The Dead, Underworld, Corruption, Evil, Greed

Taiga Reynard
Domains: Hope, Good (Homebrew) Boreal, Joy
Portfolios: Cold, Mirth, Good, Light, Passion, Winter, Life

Keep in mind the are deities who are in charge of the council, which governes the rest of the "lesser" (less powerful) deities.  An idea my wife gave me was a god of pottery.
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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2018, 09:46:20 PM »
At 27 gods I think yer good.

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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2018, 06:17:26 AM »
At 27 gods I think yer good.

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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2018, 11:46:02 AM »
I notice that there isn't a single god of animals or beasts. Maybe the make up their own separate celestial body, like the Animal Court in Titan?

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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2018, 04:28:56 PM »
I notice that there isn't a single god of animals or beasts. Maybe the make up their own separate celestial body, like the Animal Court in Titan?
Sounds interesting, I like it.
At 27 gods I think yer good.
I have active godslayers in my campaign so the numbers change occasionally.
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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2018, 06:02:29 PM »
How many Gods total are you looking for?  Have you worked out an origin/family tree?  You could always fill in relatives.

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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2018, 06:46:43 PM »
also, how are new gods chosen?

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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2018, 10:01:30 PM »
How many Gods total are you looking for?  Have you worked out an origin/family tree?  You could always fill in relatives.
also, how are new gods chosen?
I'm not looking for a set limit.  The deities I listed off are Greater deities (divine rank 16 and higher), I am looking to make some deities of smaller stature from the strong to the ones that are just patron saints of something (i.e.: Brother Tucker, he's the patron saint of shocks and burns).
As for how they are chosen, some can be born a god, some are transferred from other worlds, and yet others earn their deity hood through great deeds/accomplishments (either they receive it magically or it is bestowed upon them by the council).  The latter allows players to have the goal in mind to become a god.
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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #10 on: August 08, 2018, 12:41:24 AM »
are the current gods related?

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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #11 on: August 08, 2018, 09:35:59 AM »
are the current gods related?
Not really.  I mean Princess Starfury and King Clever Circuit are the same species and they dated once, but nothing but war came of it.

Bol'shaya Mama is basically a goddess of baby mamas (if she's not pregnant, she's usually carrying around a recently born child), so I'm sure one or more of her many thousands of children could have the divine spark.
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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #12 on: August 08, 2018, 03:47:33 PM »
Bol'shaya Mama is basically a goddess of baby mamas (if she's not pregnant, she's usually carrying around a recently born child), so I'm sure one or more of her many thousands of children could have the divine spark.
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Re: Pantheon for my campaign.
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2018, 04:06:57 PM »
So is God just a title or can you be as powerful as one without officially being a deity?