Channel divinity She always appears as a radiantly beautiful red-haired woman of incredible charm. Maglubiyet is known for having few friends outside of his own pantheon. Crush those who would deter you from your goal. [9] He also kept a retreat in the fortified sacred site of Grashmog, which translated from the Goblin language meant the "Heart of Battle. Any other details canfit here. Sphere:                    Animal After working on this one, I’m kind of looking forward to working on Bargrivyek, as I think I’ll turn him into one of the favored gods of spelljamming goblins. Alignment 5th level are granted immunity to fear Shamans have individualistic titles granted by the chief shaman upon formally joining the priesthood. Maglubiyet’s shamans may not use healing In almost all tribes, there is unspoken encouragement to speed along one’s superior to Maglubiyet’s warband; in turn, this leads to many priests sending their juniors on suicide missions if they let their ambitions show too much. Domains At 2nd level, war cleavers can issue a four-word. these shamans must sacrifice the living A priest who survives will still lose half his current hit points, which can be healed normally. His followers are called Raoans. Most goblins tend to carve a holy shrine out of the rock within a central location of their warren. I’m definitely getting a better feel for these documents, too. Your email address will not be published. Of all the goblinoids, goblins and hobgoblins are the most tolerant of having priests of all of the pantheon’s deities within the same tribe; however, Maglubiyet’s church is almost always the most politically powerful. His holy symbol is a heart-shaped mask with a calm expression, or a simple white heart crafted of metal or wood. Despite the name, no actual feasting by the clan members takes place; in fact, they are expected to fast during the day of the sacrifice. Maglubiyet appears as a huge, terrifying goblin with ebony skin, glowing red eyes around which flames lick and sputter, and with sharp fangs and clawed hands at the end of powerfully-muscled arms. Maglubiyet oversees both goblins and hobgoblins, but he tolerates no dissent between the two races, or at least none that works against mutual growth and survival. Magical Items:         Same as clerics Their eyes vary from red to yellow and are usually dull and glazed. Important Ceremonies/Holy Days: Once a month, on the new moon (or as best as goblins can tell when underground), all clans hold a ceremony called Maglubiyet’s Blood Feast, which the priests teach is a transfer of life energy to feed the High Chieftain and keep him strong. Specialty Priests are known as war cleavers. In addition, they wear long grey-green robes, adorned with metal trinkets and jewelry from past sacrificial victims. In battle, his features change betweeen human, gnoll, bugbear, ogre, and troll. However, it represents Christ’s victory over sin and death, and translates to being a beacon of hope for Christians. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Goblin myth is similar in many ways to orcish myth, featuring Maglubiyet as leading the goblins and hobgoblins against the other races after they had been left out of the allotment of territories. Bloody axe They enforce strict hierarchies within the tribes, punishing those who act above their station. The axe temporarily becomes magical (if it was not already) and gains a +1 bonus to attack and damage rolls. Acheron/Avalas The only known exception to this general rule is in Wildspace, where Bargrivyek’s influence is significantly greater, and tribes are more likely to work together for a common goal despite religious differences. In many campaign settings for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, Nomog-Geaya is the hobgoblin deity of War and Authority. Maglubiyet only infrequently sends his avatars to the Prime Material. Clergy’s Align. This entry was posted on Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 9:27 am and is filed under Classes/Kits, Deities, F&A Format. War, rulership Shamans and witch doctors are not part of the clerical hierarchy, although they are considered brothers of the faith. Instead, I bring you the chief of the goblin and hobgoblin pantheon, Maglubiyet! Maglubiyet is currently served by Khurgorbaeyag, goblin god of slavery, oppression, and morale, and Bargrivyek, the god of co-operation and territory among the goblins. Bonuses Pantheon Affiliated Orders: The largest military order associated with the church of Maglubiyet amongst the Known Spheres is called the Steelbiters. In addition to the spell listed below, priests of the Mighty One can cast the 3rd-level priest spell call pack, detailed in the Priest’s Spell Compendium Vol.I. spells. Hobgoblin temples are generally similar, but built with thick stone walls when aboveground, and having a roof of black or dark grey slate or another type of stone. Align. His primary focus being on the battle against the orcish hordes on Acheron, and lacking lieutenants to entrust the fight to, keeps his focus turned there. A holy symbol is a piece of silver jewellery blessed by the power of Saradomin.. Area of Effect:         1 hand axe or battle axe Discipline must be strictly maintained, for disorder brings weakness and defeat. As Brother Jered is located on the upper floor of the monastery, blessing the symbol effectively requires a minimum of level 31 … Masculine[4] Any priest affected must make a system shock roll after the trance passes or have his heart give out from the divine power that enters his body. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Dmg 2d8+16 (battle axe +4, +10 Str, +2 spec. Rao (RAH-oh) is the Flan god of Peace, Reason, and Serenity. He was also a sworn enemy of the urd god Kuraulyek, and he was elevated to divinity by the dragon god Asgorath. Novices in the service of Lord of Depths and Darkness are called the Unproven. They keep wolves as pets for themselves or for tribal leaders, but do not use them as mounts. Maglubiyettan Spells Duration:                 5 rds. Order, War Domains LG NG CG LN N CN LE NE CE Despite her widespread worship among halflings and her central role in their society; her temples were unusually rare, those that did exist were designed to look like a well-hidden halfling burrow-home and were filled with weapons and food so that the communities that surrounded them could hold out against possible invaders. Special Att/Def: Maglubiyet always wields a bloody, coalblack battle axe of sharpness +4 called the Reaver of Souls. [20], Maglubiyet was an unpopular deity with many gods, including those of the elves, dwarves, orcs, and others. They vary in height from about 3 to 3 ½ feet (91 – 106 cm) and weigh 40 to 45 pounds (21 – 24 kg). His skin is mottled and ruddy, almost as though blood oozes from his pores. In either case, captured tapestries, standards, flags and the like will hang on the walls, preferably splashed with the blood of the humans and demihumans they were taken from. cure as part of its title, and includes neutralize addition, those shamans who survive to In addition, Maglubiyet is served by achaierai, bakemono, bladelings, dao, efreet, earth and fire elementals, earth and fire mephits, imps, maelephants, mites, nightmares, oni, reaves, sligs, sword spirits, and wolves (winter wolves and worgs). Symbol Banehold Encountering a tribe that has turned its back on the Battle Lord is almost always grounds for a holy war with the aim of total annihilation of the heretical tribe. Bane [20], Maglubiyet allowed the gods Khurgorbaeyag and Nomog-Geaya to live in his realm, if only just to keep an eye on them. In Dungeons & Dragons, goblins are small humanoid monsters. If the wolf is under magical influence or willing followers of a character such as a ranger or druid, the caster’s influence can be contested. They do not gain any ability to understand his speech, but they instinctively protect him from hostile creatures or foes, and may follow more complex orders or suggestions if the caster finds a way to make his wishes known. Underground, they look very similar to those of the goblins, except with dressed stone walls and stone floors. Range:                     Touch When slain, the body of the avatar explodes as a 10-die fireball. Include any details of how he became a God. Nomog-Geaya, patron deity of the hobgoblins, also paid fealty to Maglubiyet. If the original master fails, a wolf must successfully make a saving throw vs. spell or be charmed. His paranoia has left him with no lieutenants he truly trusts, and it is a loss he feels keenly. Any creature that has suffered damage from any action of the caster during the same encounter is immune to the effects of this spell. The temple is not yet a threat to any of the humans who live nearby in Cormyr, but if it is able to recruit or subdue the local tribes, a new and formidable power could arise in those lands. The walls of the temple will be decorated with the skulls and heads of past sacrifices, with specific decorations and adornments that vary from tribe to tribe. Females are never allowed to join the ranks of the clergy due to prejudice against the “weaker sex.” Specialty priests (48%) make up a plurality of the priesthood, followed by clerics (34%), fighter/clerics (8%), crusaders (6%), and cleric/thieves (4%). The Lord of Depths and Darkness rules a smaller and more divided pantheon than does Gruumsh One-Eye. note that these foes must possess souls even fear of a magical sort. Home Plane Minor Spheres:         Creation, guardian, law, protection, summoning, wards Gender Nomog-Geaya is the god of hobgoblins, the chief general of Maglubiyet.He is one of the toughest of the goblinoid deities, second only to Maglubiyet himself in power. Most worlds have a plethora of lesser gods and demigods, but the Battle Lord is quick to destroy any who seem likely to challenge his authority. The preferred victims are dwarves or gnomes, followed by other demihumans or humans, orcs, other goblinoids, or in the most dire of situations, junior members of the cult. Alignment The temple, known as the Bloody Halls of the War Axes, was built into the side of a cliff and fronted by thick fortress-like walls surrounding an open-air plaza. The mightiest goblin city in Clangor was Shetring, a fortification with five bridges spanning the River Lorfang. If he disapproves of a plan of action, an axe, preferably one of high-quality or an ancient heirloom, held by a clansmember will rust away to nothingness in a matter of moments. Lesser GodSymbol: FlailAlignment: Lawful EvilPortfolio: Cooperation, TerritoryWorshipers: GoblinsCleric Alignments: LE, LN, NEDomains: Goblin, Pact, PlanningFavored Weapon: Flail Known as the Peacekeeper because he tolerates no war between the goblinoid tribes, and is the Goblin God of Cooperation and Territory (specifically acquiring territory). Wiki Le Monde des Royaumes Oubliés (French), https://forgottenrealms.fandom.com/wiki/Maglubiyet?oldid=617678. Forgotten Realms Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Str 22, Dex 18, Con 19, Int 15, Wis 15, Cha 19 Range:                     Touch him in the next battle, never to return. 3rd Edition Statistics[8][9][1][10][11][12] Undead:         C: Yes, SP: Yes, at priest level −2, Cru: No, Sha: No, WD: No. Fighter 16 Cleric 12 Evil (The Mighty One, Lord of Depths and Darkness, the Lord of the Flaming Iron Throne, the Battle Lord, Fiery-Eyes, the High Chieftain) Worshipers Wearing a holy symbol will decrease the chance of Vampyres healing when attacked (this healing is similar to Banshees). Align. His goblin worshipers are sometimes referred to as the "sons of Maglubiyet." In contrast to the hats, the robes are expected to get bloody; however, once every three months, the priest must acquire a clean set and burn the old on the altar as an offering to the Battle Lord. Their skin pigment ranges from a deep red through nearly any s… Worshipers [edit | edit source]. Blood flowing from the edge of an axe, abnormal behavior in worgs and wolves, and speaking directly through shamans in a trance were all ways he made his will known. They wear red scale mail and war helms, with vestments made from gray wolf fur. Major Spheres:         All, charm, combat, divination, elemental fire, healing, necromantic (reversed forms only for 4th-level and higher spells), sun (reversed only), war Symbol Lightning bolt clutch in a fist ... Holy days. He is the patron of both goblins and hobgoblins equally, as well as the degenerate norkers. Hobgoblin deities Nomog-Geaya. He may also send an avatar to lead a battle if it has the potential to cause significant and wide-ranging destruction upon the enemies of his people, but otherwise he entrusts his priests to carry out his will. Worshipers The priest may choose which bonus he receives, but this can never be changed later. The Art and Illustrations of Steve Doolittle. Neutral Evil Greater Power of Acheron, LE, Portfolio:  War, rulership, destruction, hierarchical order, goblins and hobgoblins Worshiperalignments The idol’s hands are always outstretched to accept a sacrifice. Maglubiyet (PDF Version) Goblins He long ago had a pair of loyal sons, but fearing what he saw as their eventual challenge to his power, he sent them on a succession of suicide missions against the pantheons of the dwarves and orcs until they eventually fell. Kikanuti's holy weapon is a mace. Lawful evil Portfolio The tasloi also worshiped an aspect of Maglubiyet. He has a long standing dispute with Panzuriel for the latter’s usurpation of the koalinths, a race of marine hobgoblins. Serves The High Chieftain can only be hit by weapons of +2 or better enchantment. This spell affects normal and minimal wolves, dire wolves, and worgs. [1] His goblin worshipers were sometimes referred to as the "sons of Maglubiyet. A holy symbol is required for Animal Magnetism and The Great Brain Robbery. Their holy symbol is made of black iron whenever possible, although if iron working skills are lacking in the tribe, carved stone or wood is a suitable replacement. He is the patron deity of hobgoblins, but hobgoblins are also known to worship Maglubiyet. He must touch weapons until one does not change appearance. Your email address will not be published. Most shamans and witch doctors act as advisors to their clan chieftains, although a small percentage gains enough power to set themselves up as leader. Saving Throw:        None. Components:           V, S To gain levels, the shaman must sacrifice hearts of two levels or hit dice worth of Required fields are marked *, Theme Contempt by Vault9. These bonuses are cumulative with any magical bonuses the axe may already have. It is said that As such, he utilizes his priests and shamans as direct mouthpieces for his will far more than most of the other goblinoid deities. Casting Time:          5 Oral tradition is important to the interpretation of such messages, as the priests hold a tradition of chronicling all such incidents the clan’s priests have experienced. Domain Name:  Avalas/Clangor Symbol All members are trained by the temple clergy using specific forms and rules laid out by Maglubiyet himself. Aliases:  Kartathok (Cerilia) This mutable form is reflected in his title, the Many. Home Plane "[22], Maglubiyet was served by Khurgorbaeyag, goblin god of slavery, oppression, and morale, and Bargrivyek, the god of co-operation and territory among the goblins. They believed that these sacrifices strengthened Maglubiyet. As with the Steelbiters, they are aloof from clan politics, as it is their sacred duty to defend the holy sites of the Lord of Depths and Darkness. Saves PPDM 2; RSW 5; PP 4; BW 4; Sp 6. With this blessing in effect, weapons inflict double the damage dice upon enemies struck, before any magical bonuses or strength adjustments. The highest rank of priest within a tribe will be known as the Grand Bloodied Axe of the Battle Lord. Sphere:                    Combat The High Chieftain of the goblins and hobgoblins, Maglubiyet (mag-LOO-bih-yet), is the iron-fisted ruler of his pantheon. Describe some key points about the background of this God. bonus in axe) Sphere:                    Combat Goblin and hobgoblin shamans both Goblin and hobgoblin Blood axe causes the caster’s axe to appear as if fresh blood constantly drips from along its cutting edge. Portfolio :  LN, N, CN, LE, NE, CE. A depiction of the Lord of Depths and Darkness. The Mighty One has a +2 bonus to all saves vs. fire, and suffers −1 point of damage per die from normal or magical fire attacks. Goblinoids Bugbear deities. The church of Heironeous celebrates only a few major holy days, which usually mark the anniversaries of great battles, significant triumphs over evil, and visitations by the Archpaladin. They walk upright even though their arms nearly reach their knees. 1st Level MR 30%; SZ L (9 feet tall) These clergy members do not engage in hopeless causes of their own making, however, and will carefully formulate plans to utilize the tunnels and terrain they know, as well as traps where ever possible, to gain the greatest advantage possible. 5e He may also send messages through the unusual or uncharacteristic actions of worgs and wolves kept as mounts. [citation needed] He hates Bargrivyek, who he sees as a weakling, and can barely contain his disgust for Khurgorbaeyag, his greatest rival.Nomog-Geaya exemplifies the hobgoblin traits of coldbloodedness, brutality, courage, and stoicism. On the other hand, in about half of all clans that contain full-blown clerics and specialty priests, the high priest is also the chieftain. on it as well. Greater deity This spell imparts Maglubiyet’s blessing on up to six weapons. Clangor Alignment Sphere of Influence half-orcs, and other beings do not.] War cleavers can be goblins, hobgoblins or norkers, although most war cleavers are goblins. Compared to Gruumsh, there was surprisingly little canon on the Lord of Depths and Darkness, so I wasn’t very constrained in my writing. Despite his title he is neither gentle or pacifistic, and is in fact quite homicidaly inclined towards the other humanoid races (particularly Orcs for some reason). The Battle Lord’s clergy is comprised mostly of goblins (60%), followed by hobgoblins (32%), norkers (6%), and a small number of koalinths (2%) that have rebelled against Panzuriel. That will be a little while off though. This is a list of deities of Dungeons & Dragons, including all of the 3.5 edition gods and powers of the "Core Setting" for the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) roleplaying game.Religion is a key element of the D&D game, since it is required to support both the cleric class and the behavioural aspects of the ethical alignment system – 'role playing', one of three fundamentals. Anyway, without further ado, here is Maglubiyet. War He wielded a mighty coal-black battleaxe that constantly dripped blood. Maglubiyet(Greater deity) Seize power and influence directly. At 6th level, war cleavers gain a permanent +1 to hit dwarves, gnomes, or orcs. Spells P: 11/10/9/9/9/6/3 Day-to-Day Activities: Priests of the Mighty One are aggressive creatures, always pushing for war, conquest, and goblin glory. Bonus Profs:             Animal handling (worg), animal training (worg), engineering, intimidation, land-based riding (worg), or mining (pick one). To bless these weapons, the priest must touch them all within one round of casting the spell. The Church Goblinoid pantheon[3] Priestly Vestments: Ceremonial raiment of Maglubiyet’s priests is very similar regardless of tribe, due mostly to the direct word of the High Chieftain to his priests. Midnight was the goddess of magic, Mystra, in disguise. Clangor Saving Throw:        None. which the shaman hopes to gain. He represents rigid order and strict discipline, teaching that they are the keys to strength and victory. This includes any spell with MAGLUBIYET "The Mighty One" or GRUUMSH "He Who Watches", "He Who Never Sleeps" Sphere: Goblins and Orcs: Alignment: Lawful Evil: Symbols: Bloody Axe (Maglubiyet), Lidless Eye (Gruumsh) Holy Days: New Moons: Services: Before and After Battles: Sacrifices: Hearts of Prisoners: Weapons Clergy:                      Clerics, specialty priests, crusaders, shamans, witch doctors Battleaxe[note 1] Duration:                 1 turn It is a pantheon both smaller, and more divided, than the orcish one.