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Pantheons – Radiance

Radiance Pantheon Overview

Pantheons are one of the options players can use to get access to class features, as well as secret crafts and elemental aspects.

Radiance Elemental Pantheon

Guiding PrincipleThe balanced elemental culture specialising in Fire and Magic.
Associated NationsGlantri
Core Immortals

  • The Radiant, Elements of Air and Fire, Spheres of Energy and Thought
  • The Flame, The Element of Fire, Sphere of Energy, Basic Symbol for an Immortal of Energy
  • The Wind, The Element of Air, Sphere of Thought, Basic Symbol for an Immortal of Thought

Holy Symbols

  • Immortals of Energy (1) – Coberham (Celestial 18, as First Master, the Blackflame),
  • Immortals of Thought (2) – Palartarkan (Temporal 11, as Lord of the Air, Astrology),
  • Immortals of Time (2) – Hymir (Celestial 13, as Master of Alchemy, Alchemy), Tiresias (Temporal 9, as Dallbard, Astrology, Bards),
  • Primary Cleric DomainsBeer (Alchemy), Prophecy (Astrology),
  • Primary Monk Ways – Drunken Master (xge33, Alchemy),
  • Immortals of Energy (1) – Coberham (Celestial 18, as First Master, the Blackflame),
  • Immortals of Thought (2) – Air Elemaster (Hierarch 33, as Astallab, Aerial Races, Air), Palartarkan (Temporal 11, as Lord of the Air, Air, Alphatian Empire, Ar, Astrology, Astronomy),
  • Immortals of Time (2) – Hymir (Celestial 13, as Master of Alchemy, Alchemy), Tiresias (Temporal 9, as Dallbard, Astrology, Bards),
  • Locations: Glantri
  • Keywords: Elements (Energy, Fire), Magical (Alchemy, Astrology, Bards, Blackflame, Charms, Druids, Divination), Nationality (Glantri), Nobility (Sovereign), Racial (Elemental Races (Fey Races), Planar Races (Diaboli))

This is the elemental religion affiliated with Fire but associated with most of the spheres.

Followed mainly in the Glantri region. Not really considered a religion by its followers. This is also the base fire religion.

This religion is mostly concerned with: Magic. This is based on the immortal pantheons patronage which also covers the rest as aspects of the belief structure. I have highlighted anything shared between at least two of the immortal patrons.

Patrons – Air (1), Authority (1), Charms (1), Courage (1), Earth (1), Egotism (1), Fire (1), Fortresses (1), Freedom (1), Glantri (1), Guardians (1), Independance (1), Knowledge (1), Life (1), Lupins (1), Magic (2), Martyrdom (1), Order (1), Protection (1), Radiance (1), Sacrifice (1), Security (1), Self-Determination (1), Self-Sufficient (1), Tortles (1), Water (1), Willpower (1), Witchcraft (1).

Radiance Pantheon Character Options

  • Character Options – Radiance Pantheon

Immortals of the Radiance Pantheon

Due to the balance of the spheres besides matter, this dues suit as an organisation that is a Follower of the Spheres. They are greatly influenced by and influence Followers of the Flame.

  • Radiance Pantheon Immortals (confirmed
  • Patron and Title Keywords (important)
    • Elements (9, Energy (2), Fire (7))
    • Magical (10, Alchemy (1), Astrology (2), Bards (1), Blackflame (1), Charms (1), Druids (2), Divination (2))
    • Nationality (1, Glantri (1))
    • Racial (2, Elemental Races (Fey Races (1)), Planar Races (Diaboli (1)))
    • Titles (5, Sovereign (5))
  • Patron and Title Keywords (related)
    • Cleverness (1), Dreams (2),
    • Corruptors (5, Betrayal (1), Deceit (3), Egotism (1))
    • Elements (7, Air (2), Balance (1), Darkness (2), Destruction (1), Earth (1))
    • Fates (2, Fate (1), Future (1))
    • Living (2, Death (1), Fertility (1))
    • Racial (21, Aerial Races (1), Animalistic Races (Lizardfolk (1)), Demi-Humans (Elven (1), Gnomes (1)), Earth Races (1), Elemental Races (Genie (3)), Forest Races (2), Genasi (Air (2), Darkness (1), Earth (1), Fire (7))
    • Regional (1, Forest (1))
    • Science (3, Alchemy (1), Astronomy (1), Flight (1))
    • Virtues (1, Heroism (1))
    • Warfare (2, Conquest (2))

Immortal Names – The immortals of the Radiance Pantheon are named after the the aspects the Immortal wants the pantheon to follow, or fit the existing themes of the other immortals of the pantheon.

  • Radiance Pantheon Immortals of Energy/Fire (confirmed)
    • Lord of Fire (see Rathanos) (E28) DomainsFire, Light. Patron – Power, Men, Nithia. PatronElements (Energy, Fire), Racial (Genasi (Fire))
    • Lord of Propulsion (see Branden) (C11) DomainsClockwork, Creation, Fire, Forge, War. Patron – Invention, Progress, Snartan, Technomancy. PatronElements (Fire), Racial (Demi-Humans (Gnomes), Genasi (Fire)), Warfare (Conquest)
    • Lord of Radiance (see Rad) (e22) DomainsArcana, Fire, Knowledge, Light. Patron – Knowledge, Magic, Order, The Radiance. PatronNationality (Glantri)
    • Sovereign of Fire (see Fire Elemaster) (H33) DomainsFire. PatronElements (Fire), Racial (Elemental Races (Genie), Genasi (Fire)).
    • The Dark Fire (see Zugzul) (H32) DomainsArcana, Darkness, Fire, War. Patron – Necromancy, Power, War. PatronElements (Darkness, Destruction, Fire), Racial (Genasi (Darkness, Fire)), Warfare (Conquest)
    • The Shining One (E29) Domains Fire, Light, Trickery, War. Patron – Kobolds, Subterfuge, Traps, War. PatronCorruptors (Deceit), Elements (Fire), Racial (Animalistic Races (Lizardfolk), Genasi (Fire))
    • The Sun Prince (see Ixion) (H36) DomainsFire, Knowledge, Light, War. Patron – Knowledge, Light, Power, the Sun, War. PatronElements (Balance, Energy, Fire), Racial (Genasi (Fire)), Virtues (Heroism)
  • Radiance Pantheon Immortals of Energy/Fire
    • Protector of Lupins (see Matin) (e19) Domains Justice, Moon, Repose, War. Patron – Lupins, Martyrdom, Protection, Renardy, Sacrifice, Security, Tortles. Patron – Guardians, Warfare (Fortresses)
    • Razud (H31) DomainsFire, Light. Patron – Independence, Self-Determination, Self-Sufficient, Willpower. Patron – Courage, Freedom, Civilisation (Authority).
  • Radiance Pantheon Immortals of Entropy/Darkness (confirmed)
    • Lord of Illusions (see Harrow) (T11) Domains Arcana, Labyrinth, Madness, Trickery. Patron – Illusion, Nightmares. Patron – Dreams, Corruptors (Deceit), Racial (Planar Races (Diaboli))
    • The Deceiver (see Loki) (E30) Domains Corruption, Fire, Madness, Trickery Patron – Hule, Lies, Mischief, Treachery. Patron – Cleverness, Corruptors (Betrayal, Deceit), Elements (Fire), Racial (Elemental Races (Fey Races), Genasi (Fire))
    • Sovereign of Darkness – Dark Elemaster (see Nyx) (H33) DomainsArcana, Creation, Darkness, Grave, Knowledge. Patron – Magic, Necromancy, Night, Secrets, Shadow, Undead (as Undeath). Elements (Darkness)
  • Radiance Pantheon Immortals of Matter/Earth (confirmed)
    • Mother Nature (see Djaea) (H34) DomainsBalance, Earth, Life, Mountain, Nature. Patron – Forest Races, Life, Nature, Survival, Sylvan Races. PatronElements (Balance), Magical (Druids), Racial (Forest Races)
    • Sovereign of Earth (see Earth Elemaster) (H33) Domains Earth, Mountain. PatronElement (Earth), Racial (Earth Races, Elemental Races (Genie), Genasi (Earth)).
  • Radiance Pantheon Immortals of Thought/Air (confirmed)
    • Kersy (e21) DomainsArcana, Life, Lust, Repose. Patrons – Life, Magic, Witchcraft. PatronsCorruptors (Egotism), Magical (Charms).
    • Lord of the Air (see Palartarkan) (T11) Domains Air, Arcana, Light, Travel. Patron – Magic, Magical Research. PatronElement (Air), Magical (Astrology), Racial (Genasi (Air)), Science (Astronomy, Flight)
    • Sovereign of Air (see Air Elemaster) (H33) Domains Air, Tempest. Patron PatronElement (Air), Racial (Aerial Races, Elemental Races (Genie), Genasi (Air)).
  • Radiance Pantheon Immortals of Time/Water (confirmed)
    • Dallbard (see Tiresias) (T9) Domains Beauty, Knowledge, Prophecy, Travel. Patron – Legends, Music, Poetry, Prophecy, Secrets, Seers, Visions. Patron – Dreams, Magical (Astrology, Bards).
    • Keeper of the Future (see Skuld) (H34) DomainsArcana, Death, Prophecy, Time. Patron – Visions. PatronFates (Fate, Future), Living (Death), Magical (Divination)
    • Mastery of Alchemy (see Hymir) (T11) Domains – Beer, Oceans, Water. Patron – Giants, Revelry, Water, Wisdom. Magical (Alchemy), Science (Alchemy).
    • Mother Forest (see Ordana) (H31) DomainsBalance, Life, Nature, Repose. Patron – Nature, Sylvan Races, Treants. PatronLiving (Fertility), Magical (Druids), Racial (Demi-Human (Elven), Forest Races), Regional (Forest)
    • The Advisor (see Yav) (e20) DomainsLife, Prophecy, Time. Patron – Prophecy, Seers, Yavdlom. PatronMagical (Divination)

Divine Features of the Randiance Pantheon

  • Protected by the Gods (Radiance): You can make death saving throws when reduced to zero hit points and can be brought back from the dead.
  • Spell Affinity (Fire): You have elemental affinity to fire and your spells have a DC modifier of +1 when standing in the element.
  • Base Anathema (Fire): Reducing the influence of the element of fire in the world.

Clerical Domains of the Radiance Pantheon

Trying something different, not using statistics, just base number of gods supporting domains. There are 8 gods in the Radiance Pantheon.

Magical Items of the Radiance Pantheon

Very Rare Items

Design Changes

  • Radiance Pantheon Immortals – old version
    • Spheres of Power – Energy (4/97), Matter (2/54), Thought (3/49), Time (1/32)
    • Immortals
    • DomainsAir (2), Arcana (3), Beauty (1), Earth (1), Fire (3), Justice (1), Knowledge (2), Life (1), Light (3), Lust (1), Moon (1), Mountain (1), Oceans (1), Prophecy (1), Repose (2), Tempest (1), Travel (2), War (1), Water (1)
    • Patrons – Charms (1), Courage (1), Dreams (1), Earth (1), Egotism (1), Fire (1), Flight (1), Fortresses (1), Freedom (1), Glantri (1), Guardians (1), Independance (1), Knowledge (1), Legends (1), Life (1), Lupins (1), Magic (3), Magical Research (1), Martyrdom (1), Music (1), Order (1), Poetry (1), Prophecy (1), Protection (1), Radiance (1), Sacrifice (1), Secrets (1), Security (1), Seers (1), Self-Determination (1), Self-Sufficient (1), Tortles (1), Visions (1), Water (1), Willpower (1), Witchcraft (1).

For ease of maintenance, this random table has been set aside for now. For a random domain, roll % twice, first to see rarity of domain and second to see which domain in selected.

01-94% Common

95-00% Uncommon

Radiance – Patron to Pantheon Links – This is to be the basis on who is in what Pantheon and why.

  • Diaboli (patron) linked to the Radiance pantheon.(Harrow)
  • Energy (patron) linked to the Fire and Radiance pantheon (Ixion and Rathanos)
  • Fey Races (patron) linked to the Earth, Forest, Ocean, Sky and Shadowlands pantheons. (Loki)
  • Fire (patron) linked to the Fire and Radiance pantheon. (Branden, Fire Elemaster, Ixion, Loki, Rathanos, The Shining One, Zugzul)
  • Magical (patron group) linked to the Radiance pantheon.
  • Glantri (nationality) linked to the Radiance pantheon (Rad)
  • Sovereign (title) linked to the Forest, Ocean, Radiance, Radiance, Sky and Shadowlands pantheons (Air Elemaster, Earth Elemaster, Fire Elemaster, Nyx, Water Elemaster)

Content Updates

  • 2021-09-05 – Added a section to the design changes patron to pantheon links to be the catalyst of which immortals are in this pantheon.
  • 2021-09-03 – Updates to the domains, patronages and organisational links.
  • 2021-08-05 – Updated menu.
  • 2021-04-29 – Updated layout and domains and added in magical items.
  • 2021-01-25 – Added in Water Elemaster.
  • 2021-01-18 – Added in Air Elemaster.
  • 2021-01-17 – Added in Earth Elemaster, Kersy.
  • 2021-01-11 – Added in Rad, Razud.
  • 2021-01-09 – Added in Fire Elemaster.
  • 2020-03-30 – Split from Glantri.
D&D Pantheons

The Pantheons, The Immortals, The Divine Features

Racial Pantheons: Atruaghin, Dragonkin, Dwarven and Gnome, Elven, Ethengarian, Giantkin, Halfling, Traladaran

Cultural Pantheons: Alphatian Empire, Land Guilds, Makai, Norse, Ocean Guilds, Outcast, Thyatian Empire, Ylari

Elemental Pantheons: Air, Darkness, Earth, Fire, Forest, Ocean, Radiance, Shadowlands, Sky, Water

Immortal Pantheons: Celestials, Elemental Rulers, Empyreals, Energy, Entropy, Eternals, Hierarchs, Initiates, Matter, Spheres, Temporals, Thought, Time

Special Pantheons: Ancient Ones, Assembly, Azcan, Davania, Hollow World, Myoshima, Nithian, Norwold, Old Ones, Olympian, Savage Coast

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