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Pantheons – Shadowlands

Shadowlands 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.

  • Locations: Shadowlands.
  • Keywords: Fear, Corruptors (Disease), Elements (Darkness, Entropy), Nobility (Sovereign), Racial (Animalistic Races (Lizardfolk), Aquatic Races (Devilfish), Formians, Humanoid Races (Bugbears), Planar Races (Beholders))

Used by the people in the Shadowlands, either near the Shadow Elves, the Broken Lands or Hollow World.

This religion is mostly concerned with: Corruption, Deceit, Destruction, Guile, Knowledge, Power, Radiance, Science and Thought. 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 – Art (1), Cheating (1), Cleverness (1), Cold (1), Corruption (4), Crafts (1), Darkness (1), Death (1), Deceit (2), Destruction (2), Disease (1), Domination (1), Elves (1), Fire (1), Fun (1), Gnomes (1), Guile (2), Inventions (1), Jokes (1), Knowledge (2), Kobolds (1), Kpru (1), Liberty (1), Lizardfolk (1), Lupins (1), Magic (1), Magical Research (1), Mechanics (1), Mischief (1), Necromancy (1), Neh-thalggu (1), Nonconformism (1), Order (1), Power (2), Radiance (2), Reincarnation (1), Reptiles (1), Science (2), Shadow (1), Spiders (1), Stealth (1), Subterfuge (1), Thought (2), Traps (1), Treachery (1), Vengeance (1), War (1), Wisdom (1), Witchcraft (1).

Shadowlands Pantheon Character Options

Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals

Due to the balance of the spheres besides missing time, this dues suit as an organisation that is a Follower of the Chocking Ash. They are greatly influenced by and influence Followers of the Dark, and Followers of the Confronting Radiant.

  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals (confirmed)
  • Patron and Title Keywords (Important)
    • Fear (1)
    • Corruptors (1, Disease (1))
    • Elements (5, Darkness (4), Entropy (1))
    • Racial (6, Animalistic Races (Lizardfolk (2)), Aquatic Races (Devilfish (1)), Formians (1), Humanoid Races (Bugbears (1)), Planar Races (Beholders (1)))
    • Titles (5, Sovereign (5))
  • Patron and Title Keywords (Related)
    • Bravery (1)
    • Civilisation (1, Culture (1))
    • Corruptors (6, Corruption (3), Decadence (1), Deceit (2))
    • Elements (12, Air (1), Chaos (1), Cold (1), Destruction (5), Earth (1), Fire (3))
    • Living (3, Death (3))
    • Racial (17, Aerial Races (1), Earth Races (1), Elemental Races (Genie (3)), Genasi (Air (1), Darkness (4), Earth (1), Fire (3)), Giants (2), Monstrous Races (Aranea (1)))
    • Warfare (4, Battle (1), Berserker (1), Conquest (2))

Immortal Names – The immortals of the Shadowlands 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.

  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals of Energy/Fire (confirmed)
    • Hruggek (see Bartziluth) (e24) Domains Tempest, War. Patron – Strength, Warfare (as War). Patron – Bravery, Racial (Humanoid Races (Bugbears)), Warfare (Battle, Berserker).
    • Kutul (see The Shining One) (E29) Domains Fire, Light, Trickery, War. Patron – Kobolds, Subterfuge, Traps, War. PatronCorruptors (Deceit), Elements (Fire), Racial (Animalistic Races (Lizardfolk), Genasi (Fire))
    • 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)
  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals of Energy/Fire
  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals of Entropy/Darkness (confirmed)
    • Nyt (see Hel) (H36) DomainsCorruption, Darkness, Death, Grave. Patron – Reincarnation, Shadow. Corruptors (Corruption), Elements (Cold, Darkness), Living (Death), Racial (Genasi (Darkness))
    • Prince of Nightmares (see Jammudaru) (I5) DomainsBlood, Hunger, Madness, Tyranny. Patron – Nightmares, Torture, Vengeance. PatronFear, Elements (Destruction), Racial (Giants)
    • Sovereign of Darkness – Dark Elemaster (see Nyx) (H33) DomainsArcana, Creation, Darkness, Grave, Knowledge. Patron – Magic, Necromancy, Night, Secrets, Shadow, Undead (as Undeath). Elements (Darkness), Racial (Genasi (Darkness))
    • The Destroyer (see Saasskas) (e23) DomainsArcana, Grave, Oceans, Tyranny. Patron – Necromancy, Oceans, Undead. PatronElements (Destruction), Living (Death), Racial (Aquatic Races (Devilfish)), Warfare (Conquest)
    • The Grim Reaper (see Thanatos) (H35) DomainsApocalypse, Corruption, Death, Grave. Patron – Animalistic Races. Corruptors (Corruption, Decadence), Elements (Destruction, Entropy), Living (Death)
    • The Night Spider (see Aracne Prime) (T8) Domains Blood, Darkness, Trickery, Void. Patron – Oppression, Spiders. Corruptors (Deceit), Elements (Darkness), Racial (Genasi (Darkness), Monstrous Races (Aranea))
    • The One Hundred Eyes (see Arik) (C18) DomainsApocalypse, Corruption, Madness, Void. Patron – Madness, Massacres, Nightmares. Elements (Chaos), Racial (Planar Races (Beholders))
  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals of Entropy/Darkness
  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals of Matter/Earth (confirmed)
    • Genjoo (see Ka) (H35) DomainsArcana, Knowledge, Life, Nature. Patron – Healing, Hollow World, Knowledge, Life, Living Races, Magic, Prosperity, Tortles, Wisdom. PatronCivilisation (Culture), Racial (Animalistic Races (Lizardfolk), Giants).
    • Sovereign of Earth (see Earth Elemaster) (H33) Domains Earth, Mountain. PatronElement (Earth), Racial (Earth Races, Elemental Races (Genie), Genasi (Earth)).
    • The Insect (see Buglore) (T9) DomainsCreation, Nature. PatronInsects, Nature, Order, Plants, Protection. PatronRacial (Formians)
  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals of Matter/Earth
    • Glitterloda (see Garl) (C13) – Clockwork, Creation, Earth, Forge, War. Patron – Gnomes, Inventions, Mechanics, Science, Thought. Artists (the Arts), Crafters (Crafts)
  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals of Thought/Air (confirmed)
    • Sovereign of Air (see Air Elemaster) (H33) Domains Air, Tempest. PatronElement (Air), Racial (Aerial Races, Elemental Races (Genie), Genasi (Air)).
  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals of Thought/Air
    • Air Elemaster (H33) Domains Air, Tempest. PatronElement (Air) Racial (Aerial Races, Elemental Races (Genie), Genasi (Air)).
    • The Shapechanger (see Korotiku) (H32) DomainsClockwork, Knowledge, Labyrinth, Trickery. Patron – Jokes, Liberty, Lupin, Mischief, Nonconformism, Pearl Islands, Spiders, Stealth, Tanagoro, Thought, Wisdom. Patron – Cleverness, Fun, Corruptors (Cheating, Deceit), Racial (Monstrous Races (Aranea))
  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals of Time/Water – (confirmed)

Shadowlands Pantheon Divine Features

  • Protected by the Gods (Shadowlands Culture): You can make death saving throws when reduced to zero hit points and can be brought back from the dead.
  • Spell Affinity (Shadowlands): You have a cultural affinity and your spells have a Dice roll and DC modifier of +1 when used against that culture or in regions controlled by the culture.
  • Base Anathema (Shadowlands): Destroying the sustainability of the culture.

Shadowlands Pantheon Clerical Domains

Trying something different, not using statistics, just base number of gods supporting domains. There are 10 gods in the Shadowlands Pantheon.

Artefacts of the Shadowlands Pantheon

Artefacts of the Pantheon:

Associated Artefacts (can be appropriated by pantheon)

Pantheon Notes – Back Earth Cultists

(Princes of the Apocalypse)

Known Locations:

  • Jhyrrad, Rockhome
  • Red Larch, Northern Reaches

Known Members:

  • Baragustas (killed 1000-02-16)
  • Belak (killed 1000-07-23)

Design Changes

  • Shadowlands Pantheon Immortals – old version
    • Spheres of Power – Entropy (3/97), Thought (3/85), Energy (4/65), Matter (1/12), Time (0/0)
    • Immortals
    • DomainsAir (1), Arcana (3), Blood (1), Clockwork (3), Corruption (4), Creation (2), Darkness (1), Death (1), Earth (1), Fire (2), Forge (1), Grave (2), Hunger (2), Knowledge (4), Labyrinth (1), Light (3), Lust (1), Madness (2), Tempest (1), Trickery (3), Tyranny (1), Void (1), War (3)
    • Patrons – Domination (1), Elves (1), Fire (1), Fun (1), Gnomes (1), Guile (2), Inventions (1), Jokes (1), Knowledge (2), Kobolds (1), Kpru (1), Liberty (1), Lizardfolk (1), Lupins (1), Magic (1), Magical Research (1), Mechanics (1), Mischief (1), Necromancy (1), Neh-thalggu (1), Nonconformism (1), Order (1), Power (2), Radiance (2), Reincarnation (1), Reptiles (1), Science (2), Shadow (1), Spiders (1), Stealth (1), Subterfuge (1), Thought (2), Traps (1), Treachery (1), Vengeance (1), War (1), Wisdom (1), Witchcraft (1).

This was a setup for a random table that become too complicated to complete.

Common

  • Arcana (1-4-21)
  • Clockwork (3-12-65)
  • Corruption (1-6-31)
  • Creation (2-6-33)
  • Earth (1-2-12)
  • Forge (1-2-12)
  • Hunger (1-6-31)
  • Knowledge (2-10-53)
  • Labyrinth (1-6-32)
  • Light (1-4-21)
  • Lust (1-6-31)
  • Madness (1-6-31)
  • Trickery (1-6-32)
  • War (1-2-12)

(A) Advanced

(N) NPC Only

  • Blood
  • Darkness
  • Death
  • Fire
  • Grave
  • Tempest
  • Void
  • War

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

  • Beholders (patron) linked to Shadowlands pantheon (Arik)
  • Bugbears (patron) linked to Shadowlands pantheon. (Bartziluth)
  • Darkness (patron) linked to the Darkness and Shadowlands pantheon. (Aracne Prime, Hel, Nyx, Zugzul)
  • Devilfish (patron) linked to the Shadowlands pantheon (Saasskas)
  • Disease (patron) linked to the Shadowlands pantheon (Demogorgon)
  • Entropy (patron) linked to Darkness and Shadowlands pantheons (Thanatos)
  • Fear (patron) linked to the Shadowlands pantheon (Jammudaru)
  • Formians (patron) linked to the Shadowlands pantheon (Buglore)
  • Lizardfolk (patron) linked to Savage Coast and Shadowlands pantheons (The Shining One)
  • Sovereign (patron) linked to the Shadowlands pantheon.
  • Sovereign (title) linked to the Forest, Ocean, 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 domains, patronages and organisation links.
  • 2021-08-05 – Updated the layout, links and menu.
  • 2021-01-27 – Added in Demogorgon, Hel.
  • 2021-01-16 – Added The Shining One, Slizzark.
  • 2021-01-11 – Added in Rad.
  • 2020-04-17 – Split from Shadowlands post.
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, Norwold, Old Ones, Olympian, Savage Coast

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