Darkvision (Ex): A 7th-level divine crusader gains darkvision out to 60 feet. In battle he wears dwarven plate and carries a large shield. Default favored weapons . He quenched their glowing-hot forms in the Trough of Life, then he opened their eyes and blew on them. The deities of other Dungeons & Dragons campaign settings, including those of the default (or "core") setting for the Dungeons & Dragons game, are not generally a part of Forgotten Realms. Some spells differ based on the deity's favored weapon. Moradin Edit. Moradin (mor-uh-din) is a stern paternal deity, gruff and uncompromising, and hard as stone when it comes to protecting his chosen race.A harsh but fair judge, he is strength and force of will embodied. His favored weapon is the warhammer. Thus it was that elves, gnomes, humans and other non-evil intelligent creatures came into being. History In ascending order of rank, other titles used by priests of Moradin include: Adept of the Anvil, Hammer of War, Artisan of the Forge, Craftsman of Runes, Artificer of Discovery, and Smith of Souls. The Maker set the world on a pinnacle of pure mithral, and there it remains (CBoD, 7). Moradin's prayers refer to metals and smithing: a common prayer to Moradin states "You burn the dross from me, but the iron remains." His beard is long and flowing, reaching to his knees; it is depicted as either snow-white or coal-black. Favored weapon Soulhammer (warhammer) Channel divinity prayer Moradin’s resolve Rules information Alignment Lawful good Moradin, pronounced (mor-uh-din), 5 was the lawful good god of the dwarves and the chief deity in their pantheon. Deities do not have favored weapons listed, nor is that term used in the Player's Handbook (5e) (2014). If you don't take the War domain, then obviously you think other things are more important than weaponry, so you don't get the weapon … Whenever a new craft is made and whenever the dwarven realms are safe, it is Moradin who is to thank. The deity of dwarves, Moradin ( moar-uh-din), usually appears as a stern-faced male dwarf with a powerful build. Her temples are few in civilized lands, but her wayside shrines appear throughout the world. His favored weapon is the warhammer. Another elite military order of Moradin is the Order of the Anvil of Light. If you are an artist, or know of any image that would fit this page, please upload a picture and add it. Name: Moradin Gender: m Rank: Greater Deity Areas of Concern/Portfolio: Dwarves, Smithing, Engineering, Creation, War Titles: The Soul Forger, Dwarffather, The All-Father, The Creator Holy Symbol: Hammer and anvil Alignment: Lawful Good Origin of Worship: Dwarf Favored Weapon: Warhammer Moradin. 977. He forged the first dwarves from metal and stone, and then breathed life into them. Mya is Moradin's wife, as Berronar is not part of this pantheon. Moradin's clerics, known as Sonnlinor, were usually drawn from family lines, like most dwarven occupations; they wore earthy colors, with chain mail and silvered helms. He is a stern paternal deity, gruff and uncompromising, and hard as stone. He quenched their glowing-hot forms in the Trough of Life, and so they were awakened. Creed of Tharizdun Tharizdun, the Dark God, He of Eternal Darkness, is an evil deity of decay, insanity and darkness. He is upset if they flee from their foes or kill their fellow dwarves. Tharmekhûl is Moradin's assistant who tends his Eternal Forge. It is he who introduced tools and weapons to the mortal races and continues to encourage people to improve upon them. The deity of dwarves, Moradin ( moar-uh-din), usually appears as a stern-faced male dwarf with a powerful build. He is called the Ebon God,the Dark God,He of Eternal Darkness,Lord of Decay,the Ender,the Patient One,He Who Waits,the Anathema,the Father of Elder Evils,the Author of Wickedness,the Eater of Worlds,the Despised,the Undoer,the Chained … Favored Weapon: Warhammer: ... Moradin dresses plainly, wearing furs and the leather leggings and aprons of a humble smith. This usage appeared in Monster Manual (1e) (1977), p.19, which defined a Type VI demon's "favored weapons" as a sword and a whip. The term "favored weapon" is sometimes used to refer to a deity's personal weapon, although this is not strictly correct. He harbors a special hatred for Corellon Larethian, Moradin, and their followers. In some dwarven realms, Moradin is said to be the father of Dumathoin, Abbathor, Laduguer, Clangeddin, Diinkarazan, Diirinka, Vergadain, Muamman Duathal, and Dugmaren Brightmantle, but the exact relationships and order of birth vary from culture to culture. He is married to Berronar Truesilver. His favored weapon is the warhammer. Thor conveniently has both of these domains and a specific famous weapon. Weapon Specialization: At 5th level, a divine crusader gains Weapon Specialization in her deity's favored weapon as a bonus feat. Favored Weapon: This page needs an image. The preview book Wizards Presents: Races and Classes (2007), p.56, states that each deity would give a specific benefit such as a favored weapon or a defense bonus. They teach that ceaseless toil and labor are the only fit occupations for a worthy soul. Some monstrous deities have a creature's natural weapon as their favored weapon. Examples include the beholder goddess Great Mother and the naga deity Shekinester, whose favored weapons are their bite. The Hammers of Moradin are an elite military order dominated by crusaders and fighting clerics with chapters in nearly every dwarven stronghold and members drawn from every dwarven clan. Rites: Genealogy and heritage are important aspects of Orudrun’s rites. Moradin is friendly with Bahamut, Fortubo (for whom he created the hammer Golbi), Pelor, Cyrrollalee, Garl Glittergold, Flandal Steelskin, and Kossuth, and enjoys a strategic alliance with Yondalla and Corellon Larethian. A harsh but fair judge, he was strength and force of will embodied. Traditionalists of dwarven culture claimed that without these qualities the Morndinsammanand perhaps even the entire dwarven race would not have survived their slow decline. Their favored weapon is the war hammer. [1] For some, like Ilmater, that weapon is unarmed strike, although this is not the same as having no favored weapon. On his forearms are his only concession to vanity, a pair of pure gold bracers. Each of the gods took one of the dwarves and revealed to them the secrets the Maker had taught them. Clerics of the Tempest and War domains gain martial weapon proficiency. Favored Weapon: This page needs an image. Temples: At the center of every temple to Moradin is a massive forge, where the weapons and armor that defend the dwarven people are made. Fire tempers spirits, and wisdom comes from hard work. Favored Weapon: “Soul Hammer” (warhammer) Moradin (moar-uh-din ) is the father and creator of the dwarven race. The 5th Edition Players Handbook include Knowledge as a suggested domain. His favored weapon is the warhammer. Lawful Good. A harsh but fair judge, he is strength and force of will embodied. Moradin is the harsh and discerning patron of the dwarves and the chief of their kind. Moradin is the pillar upon which dwarven society was founded upon and their ingenuity would not be possible if not for his influence as a supporting figure. Favored Weapon: Warhammer. Moradin's clerics wear earthy colors, with chain mail and silvered helms. However, this only referred to a specific (and relatively rare) magic item, rather than a weapon type. Ceremonial vestmens include shining, flowing robes of woven electrum wire, silvered helms, and earth-brown leather boots. His titles include Soul Forger, Dwarffather, the All-Father, and the Creator. The Sovereign of Forge and Flame Onatar is revered by smiths, craftsmen, artificers, dwarves and even a small portion of warforged. The domains he is associated with are Chaos, Evil, Strength, and War. The Scrolls of Narvil tell a heretical story of how, after forging the world, the gods, and the dwarves, the Creator became weary and slept. Many clerics of Moradin thus had parents and grandparents who were also clerics of Moradin and helped train them. Vestments are typically yellow or gold. The earliest known reference to "favored weapon" in relation to a deity or cleric appears in the Forgotten Realms sourcebook FR10 Old Empires (1990), p.85, where a magic item known as the Staff of Osiris is the "favored weapon" of the priests of Osiris. Hammers of Moradin. Wizards and Psions tied closely to the forces of fire also revere Onatar. She cares only slightly for her followers, and then only after she is propitiated (bribed) by burning precious incenses that waft to her on the winds. Then he quenched the glowing-hot planet in the Trough of Life; the steam rose and formed into the first clouds. Novice clerics of Moradin are known as the Unworked. Such weapons are usually extremely powerful by mortal standards. Title(s) Soul Forger, Dwarffather, the All-Father, the Creator ... Moradin's holy days fall during the crescent moon. ... Berronar was Moradin's bride and as such the matriarch of the dwarven pantheon. His holy symbol was two crossed battleaxes. Truth is buried deeper than ore in a mountain, and most of it is slag. Their favored weapon is the war hammer. Certain abilities allow you to add another weapon or weapon group as an extra favored weapon. The god of Evil, who goes unnamed in The Complete Book of Dwarves (as does the Maker), envied the Maker and his creations. The church of Moradin had an active role in guiding the morals of dwarven communities; they emphasized his hand … In ages past, Corellon Larethian put out Gruumsh’s left eye in a fight. This is an important decision when creating a Favored Soul or Cleric with the War Domain. The term "favored weapon" was not used in AD&D to refer to the weapon preferred by a deity or their clerics. Moradin(mor-uh-din) is a stern paternal deity, gruff and uncompromising, and hard as stone when it comes to protecting his chosen race. Moradin prevents harm to the truly faithful (Demihuman Deities, 80). Priests of other gods are not permitted to advance to the forge except with the express permission of a High Forgesmith or an avatar of Moradin himself. The Maker returned to the Eternal Forge and combined water from the Trough of Life with stone from the world he had just made, adding molten iron to strengthen it. A harsh but fair judge, he is strength and force of will embodied. In Player's Secrets of Baruk-Azhik, the first eight dwarves are created from a greenish-silver metal called moraskorr and given gemstones as hearts. Full priests are known as Forgesmiths or the Tempered. Moradin made each of the races on his forge, but each time he decreed them imperfect, sent them into the world to live as best they could, and begun again. Moradin's holy days fall monthly; in some cultures this is when Luna is full, while in others it is when Luna is a crescent. The god of Evil then sowed discontent among the other gods created by the Maker, and a few were persuaded by his twisted words and created races of their own. 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Moradin is the harsh and discerning patron of the dwarves and the chief of their kind. This already exists in the current version. View Entire Discussion (7 Comments) More posts from the 3d6 community. 2nd Edition Statistics. His upper body is particularly robust, with a barrel chest, wide shoulders, and arms corded with big muscles. Their favored weapon is the war hammer. The best weapon- and armorsmiths in the world usually work in Orudrun’s temples. These were the dwarves, the perfect race. Herald and Allies: Moradin’s herald is a 20th-level celestial dwarf fighter (or 10th-level celestial fighter/10th level dwarven defender). The Maker places stone and fire in his Eternal Forge, and forged the world with his hammer and tongs. Priests of the Soul Forger are skilled in the use of the war hammer, but many favor other weapons as well, such as battles axes, broad swords, and hand axes. Some monstrous deities have a creature's natural weapon as their favored weapon. He governs the arts and sciences of the dwarves: smithing, metalworking, engineering, and war. Moradin is the chief deity in the dwarven pantheon in the Dungeons & Dragons game and is a member of the default D&D pantheon.In 3rd edition, Moradin's domains are Creation, Earth, Good, Law, and Protection. Moradin appears as a stern male dwarf twenty feet in height. Favored Weapon: Warhammer. For example, a cleric of Thor who casts the spell spiritual weapon will manifest it in the form of a warhammer, while a cleric of Pelor would create a mace. In ages past, Corellon Larethian put out Gruumsh’s left eye in a fight. Moradin - God of Dwarves . He has flowing black hair and a beard to match, and he always wear full plate armor. This is an important decision when creating a Favored Soul or Cleric with the War Domain. Moradin is the god of creation and patron of artisans, especially miners and smiths. He shaped this new alloy on the Anvil of Spirit, and from this alloy he created the other gods to assist him. Erackinor appears as a vast mountain on Solania, the fourth layer of the plane (also known as the Electrum or Crystal Heaven). Individual chapters have a great deal of local autonomy but, in times of great crisis, a Grand Council (the reigning monarchs and senior Hammers of the affected region) assemble to plot strategy and divine Moradin's will. In a panic, the lesser races appeased their fury by telling them of dwarven gold. In the Campaign Book, p.34, it is stated that: The "favored weapon" mechanic, under that name, was specific to D&D 3rd edition, which introduced it as a core mechanic. Avandra is a good deity in the core pantheon, introduced in the Player's Handbook. In a rare error, the sourcebook Complete Divine (2004) accidentally left a writer's note in a printed sourcebook, incorrectly defining Tharizdun's favored weapon as something called the check toee. Allies are hound archons, trumpet archons, and planetars. View Entire Discussion (7 Comments) More posts from the 3d6 community. The towns of Istor's Forge, Stonefall, the Rift, and Berronar's Side are the largest settlements in the realm, all buried underground and comprising tunnels, shorings, living quarters, armories, and fine art. Clangeddin Silverbeard, pronounced (clan-gedh-din sihl-vur-beard), was the dwarven deity of battle and honour in warfare. The deity of Elves, Corellon Larethian (core-eh-lon lah-reth-ee-yen), usually appears as an androgynous elf clad in a sky-blue cloak and armed with a longbow and longsword. - Garothmuk gro-Muzgub. However, the lesser gods did not know how to control the Great Forge, and great gobules of molten stone fell from the Forge toward the Oerth; the Creator breathed on them from his place of bondage, giving life to the fragments and thus creating the first dragons (CBoD, 9). He has powerful musculature, particularly in his upper body. This forge is more than just a workplace but also a telinom, a sacred area. He is a stern paternal deity, gruff and uncompromising, and hard as stone. Rites: Genealogy and heritage are important aspects of Moradin's rites. To them falls the task of removing the dwarven kingdoms of orcs and wiping out the followers of Gruumsh. They have a lithe and swift look about them and their movements are both swift and graceful. Favored weapon. Moradin's clerics preside over most formal ceremonies in dwarven culture, keep genealogical records, educate the young, and serve as part of the defense force of a community. The first king of the dwarves, called Frar in the The Complete Book of Dwarves and Silvervein Moradinson in Book of Artifacts, was given the gift of wisdom and told of the mithral pinnacle upon which the world rested. which has been led by Barock Stormbeard of the Stormbeard clan for ages. They are told to honor the leaders of their clan just as they honor Moradin. He delighted in battle, although he did not tolerate treachery or deceit, and he expected his followers to do the same. The mace is a favored weapon of the Western knight, combined with a standard shield. Building on rules appearing in Dragon #67-71 which allowed clerics of Trithereon to wield spears, this article allowed clerics to wield a weapon depending on their deity. Notable examples of favored weapons include the warhammer, wielded by Thor, Moradin and their clerics; the mace, wielded by clerics of Pelor and Lathander; and the longsword, wielded by followers of Corellon Larethian, Merrshaulk, and Heimdall. Priests of Moradin seek to increase the status of dwarves in the Flanaess. ... Favored monsters. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He governs the arts and sciences of the dwarves: smithing, metalworking, engineering, and war. During such ceremonies, the priests enter the temple, bow to the forge, and (in times of peace) surrender their weapons to the temple guards after striking the anvil by the entry with their hammers once. The deity of Elves, Corellon Larethian (core-eh-lon lah-reth-ee-yen), usually appears as an androgynous elf clad in a sky-blue cloak and armed with a longbow and longsword. Moradin forged the first dwarves out of metal and gems and breathed life into them. The weapon becomes magic, meaning it is affected by any spells that affect magic, such as Dispel Magic. Lolth, the principle deity of the drow in the Forgotten Realms, is specifically described as being the same deity as Lolth in other campaign settings. [3] Some demon lords powerful enough to have worshipers also have a favored weapon. The deity of dwarves, Moradin (moar-uh-din), usually appears as a stern-faced male dwarf with a powerful build. He was known as the the Father of Battle and the Lord of the Twin Axes. A favored weapon is often based on a specific example of that weapon which is used personally by that deity. Pelor is friendly to good-aligned nonhuman deities such as Corellon Larethian, Moradin, and Garl Glittergold, and is especially friendly to those with an agricultural or solar aspect, ... Pelor's favored weapon is the mace (heavy or light). Worshippers of Moradin believe in reincarnation, knowing that after proving themselves worthy that their souls are reforged in Moradin's forge and sent back into the world of the living. It is of particular importance to that deity and their followers. On the monthly holy days, common and precious metals are sacrificed to Moradin by melting them down at the forge and reforming them into objects usable by the clergy. The dragons, who had apparently been sleeping beneath the world since before it was made, were awakened by the diggings of the lesser races. This is a list of Forgotten Realms deities. Dungeons & Dragons Lore Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Moradin charged his followers with the task of wiping out the kingdoms of orcs and wiping out the followers of Gruumsh. A harsh but fair judge, he was strength and force of will embodied. When a weapon miraculously survives a blow, or a suit of armor somehow saves its wearers life against a mortal blow, it is viewed as a sign of Moradin’s blessing. The Maker returned to the Eternal Forge and created the dwarves from rock and iron (CBoD, 7). https://dungeonsdragons.fandom.com/wiki/Favored_weapon?oldid=13478. Moradin's good and loyal clerics an paladins assist with this task after they die. At 9th level, this increases to resistance 10. He harbors a special hatred for Corellon Larethian, Moradin, and their followers. Power Level. He carved the mountains out of the … His clerics are usually drawn from family lines, like most dwarven occupations. Moradin's good and loyal clerics an paladins assist with this task after they die. Moradin dresses plainly, wearing furs and the leather leggings and aprons of a humble smith. In the Quiet Years (so called because the pounding of dwarven picks in the mines and hammers on the forgestone had yet to break the still silence of the earth) Dumathoin (doo-muh-thoe-in) prepared the mountains for the coming of the shield dwarves. While making such offerings, participants kneel, chant, and reach bare-handed into the flames of the forge to handle the glowing metal directly. Evil deities somtimes grant an individual a mark of apostasy, created from the same material as the deity's favored weapon.[5]. If you are an artist, or know of any image that would fit this page, please upload a picture and add it. Rules for favored weapons appeared in the cleric class description in the Player's Handbook (3.0) (2000), p.31, while the deities' favored weapons themselves are listed in the deities section on p.90. Dwarves are expected to honor their god by improving their skills and fou nding new dwarven lands. Favored Weapon: "Soul Hammer" (warhammer) Moradin (moar-uh-din) is the father and creator of the dwarven race. His large, glowing war hammer is named Soulhammer. Named as their patron by Moradinhimself, the mute deity set veins of precious metals where they might one day be intercepted and invented countless colors for countless gems to beau… The page for the Encyclopedia Greyhawkania Index has a list of sources, full product names, abbreviations, and a link to the full, downloadable index. His symbol is a hammer and anvil; most clerics of Moradin carry a miniature electrum war hammer, often magically treated. Carl Sargent, in Monster Mythology, writes that the Dwarf-Fathers were forged from iron and mithral hewn from the heart of the world. Please visit the Edit Encyclopedia Index page to contribute to the wiki database. Deities and Demigods (2002) has the dwarves created from metal and gems. Favored Weapon: Soulhammer (Warhammer) ... Moradin (MOAR-uh-din) is the creator god of the dwarven race and leader of the Morndinsamman. An early influence in the concept of a deity's favored weapon appeared in the article Hammer of Thor, Spear of Zeus, Dragon #115 (Nov 1986), p.38-40. A harsh but fair judge, he is strength and force of will embodied. Favored Weapon: Warhammer Domains: Artifice, Earth, Good, Law, ... (Moradin reforging an intruder into a dwarf before sending them on their way is a common tale told about those foolish enough to try to sneak into Erackinor undetected.) The weapon becomes magic, meaning it is affected by any spells that affect magic, such as Dispel Magic. Aasimar Archons Earth elementals Guardian nagas. The Hammers of Moradin are an elite military order dominated by crusaders and fighting clerics with chapters in nearly every dwarven stronghold and members drawn from every dwarven clan. Moradin Edit. Moradin is the patriarchal god of the dwarves. Title(s) Soul Forger, Dwarffather, the All-Father, the Creator ... Moradin's holy days fall during the crescent moon. In Races of Stone, the other races were created first and the dwarves were created last. Favored Weapon: "Soul Hammer" (warhammer) Moradin (moar-uh-din) is the father and creator of the dwarven race. His favored weapon is the warhammer. Hammers and anvils, the symbols of Moradin, are the dominant themes, as are statues of Moradin All-Father and the other gods of the dwarven pantheon (Demihuman Deities, 80). He wields Soulhammer, his +5 Holy Lawful Throwing Returning Warhammer. Dwarves from all walks of life … Moradin is the pillar upon which dwarven society was founded upon and their ingenuity would not be possible if not for his influence as a supporting figure. He is said to have created all dwarves, forging them from metals and gems in the fires that lie at the “heart of the world,” and breathing life-the first dwarven souls-into the cooling forms. Tharizdun is known by one name or another across countless worlds. Hammers of Moradin. The order is dedicated to the defense of existing dwarven holdings and the carving out of new dwarven territories. Favored Weapon: Warhammer. Other spells which rely on a deity's favored weapon include divine storm and weapon of the deity.[4]. Clear gems, silver. A pure white radiance of divine power radiates from the Dwarffather, though he can suppress this at will. Dwarves believe that Moradin is the father and creator of the dwarven race and, in many myths, creator of the entire universe. Gruumsh’s favored weapon is the spear. He taught the Gods of the Elements, and revealed to them all the place that gods would have in the world he had made (CBoD, 7). The Hammers of Moradin are an elite military order dominated by crusaders and fighting clerics with chapters in nearly every dwarven stronghold and members drawn from every dwarven clan. Gruumsh’s favored weapon is the spear. He has flowing black hair and a beard to match, and he always wear full plate armor. The dwarven spirits that dwell in this realm spend their time building, forging, testing, and bettering the dwarven race. The Hammers serve both as commanders of dwarven armies and as an elite strike force skilled in dealing with anything from large groups of orcs to great wyrms to malevolent fiends from the Lower Planes. Avandra is a good deity in the core pantheon, introduced in the Player's Handbook. Moradin's clerics, known as Sonnlinor, were usually drawn from family lines, like most dwarven occupations; they wore earthy colors, with chain mail and silvered helms. The deities of other Dungeons & Dragons campaign settings, including those of the default (or \"core\") setting for the Dungeons & Dragons game, are not generally a part of Forgotten Realms. Though less tainted than the creations of the god of Evil, they lacked the iron that had been forged into every dwarf's soul. Akadi (ah-kah-dee) is the elemental embodiment of air. Moradin, pronounced (mor-uh-din), is the lawful good god of the dwarves and the chief deity in their pantheon. He is part of the Greyhawk pantheon. The Maker taught the Gods of Crafts how to make things that would please him, and taught the God of Fire to burn and fan the flames of life. He governs the arts and sciences of the dwarves: smithing, metalworking, engineering, and war. A funeral for a Moradin worshiper is a grand, solemn spectacle, with chants that describe the lineage of the deceased … Then they begun arguing over what part of the world would be given to which race; their clamor awoke the Creator, but the lesser gods laughed at him and refused to set him free. Benefit . One must strive to forge strength within. Moradin charged his followers with the task of removing the kingdoms of orcs and wiping out the followers of Gruumsh. Some of the lesser gods, jealous of his skill, bound him as he rested, then heated up the Great Forge of the Creator to make races in their own likenesses: humans, for example, and elves. Favored Weapon: Warhammer Holy Days: First day of every season. Moradin forged the first dwarves out of metal and gems and breathed life into them. Within the mountain is the Soul Forge, where Moradin tempers the spirits of his people and their weapons. Moradin was created by James M. Ward for Deities and Demigods (1980). They also wear a large circular amulet that bears their crescent moon symbol. He is a stern paternal deity, gruff and uncompromising, and hard as stone. His favored weapon is the warhammer. His upper body is particularly robust, with a barrel chest, wide shoulders, and arms corded with big muscles. Examples of AD&D sourcebooks which followed this usage include Rogues Gallery{{UnknownBook}}, I14 Swords of the Iron Legion (1988), and OP1 Tales of the Outer Planes (1988). It is generally accepted that all deities have a favored weapon. If you have the War domain, you automatically get a Martial Weapon Proficiency and Weapon Focus with your deity's favored weapon. Finally his wife Mya, goddess of wisdom, told him to look within his heart to find the design of the best race. The Hammers of Moradin are an elite military order dominated by crusaders and fighting clerics with chapters in nearly every dwarven stronghold and members drawn from every dwarven clan. Lawful Good. 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