For comparison, there were 14 Greyhawk-specific deities when the setting The art snippets came from my own Greyhawk webcomic that ran. There is a bug in the domain lists for the deities presented in the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer–some deities don’t have the alignment domains listed for all. Boccob was first detailed for the Dungeons & Dragons game in “The Deities and Demigods of the World of Greyhawk” by Gary Gygax in Dragon.

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Eventually he had a mosque to himself built and allowed his followers to call on his name in deitjes prayers. Myhriss is the Flan goddess of Love, Romance, and Beauty. Olidammara is one of the more eccentric gods of Oerth.

These characters embark upon imaginary adventures within a fantasy setting, a Dungeon Master serves as the games referee and storyteller, while maintaining the setting in which the adventures occur and playing the role of the inhabitants. In his this new setting, Gary soon made friends with several of his peers, including Don Kaye, during his childhood and teen years, he developed a love of games and an greyhaw, for fantasy and science fiction literature.

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He is now dead. Erythnul delights in panic and slaughter. His holy symbol is the dragon turtle. Alot of work went into this so Clerics and other divine casters should choose a deity rather than a force.


The druids of the Old Faith are more loosely allied with the Rangers of the Gnarley. His symbol is a leaf-shaped arrowhead. Their favored weapon is the longspear. The first two “quasi-deities”— Heward and Keoghtom —had been created by Gygax as non-player characters NPCs—characters designed to interact with players.

Though strongly associated with the faiths of Beory and Obad-Haithe Old Faith also encompasses other deities, principally those concerned with natural phenomema. His symbol is a red blood drop, or a bestial mask representing Erythnul’s changing visage. According to myth, Alia used to gryehawk her arms and armor in the care of greyhak sons Heironeous and Hextor while she met with her many lovers.

Dalt is depicted as either a white-haired old man with piercing eyes or as a young red-haired thief. Merikka is described as deitkes quiet, gray-haired woman of faded deitirs, carrying a basket of grain and holding a scroll, though her image in her temple in the village of Orlane is that of a beautiful young woman.

Vara is the first child of Meyanokand considers herself to be superior to her younger brother Deitiea and younger sister Berna.

List of Greyhawk deities

Vara prefers to be depicted as a Touv woman with red eyes and stars in her hair. They ensure the crops are planted and harvested on time, and they act as neutral advisors in household arguments.

Cyndor is the Oeridian god of Time, Infinity, and Continuity. His deiites is a cup and eight-pointed star, images of the legendary Cup and Talisman that now bear his name. His allies include eladrin and huge earth elementals.


Their alignments differ, but their goals are compatible. Her symbol is either a green disk marked with a circle or a rotund, female figurine. Vatun’s priests preach that cowardice is to be despised, and that Telchur’s faith is to always be opposed, preferably with violence. She is depicted as a middle-aged Touv woman with dark green skin and worry lines on her face. He is intelligent, stylish, and exquisitely decadent; in all ways he is the ideal of the upper class male drow.

Al’Akbar was the most exalted high priest in what are now the lands of the Paynims.

Vathris is a hero-deity of anguish, lost causes, and revenge worshiped by some few in the Bright Desert. There’s also a Canonfire list of known dragons and they’re pretty rare.

Mariliths are native to the Abyss, mariliths have humanoid female upper bodies with six arms. He encourages compassion in situations where vengeance and anger might be easier, and defuses the negative emotions of all around him.

Indeed, juvenile fantasy was considered more acceptable than fantasy intended for adults, nathaniel Hawthorne wrote fantasy in A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys, intended for children, though works for adults only verged on fantasy.