Deities & Demons

Deities & Demons offers a comprehensive overview of the various divine and demonic powers commonly worshipped in Ashlar and its surrounds. Herein, gathered together for the first time, are details of humanity’s major and minor powers along with a first look at the dwarven, elven, gnome, halfling and orcish pantheons and the fell, ancient powers of Amon-Pyr and Dagon.

This lavishly illustrated supplement is designed for use with the Duchy of Ashlar and the Gloamhold Campaign Guide, and is also compatible with The Lonely Coast.

 


 

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Famed for his unswerving devotion to his celestial lord and his magical sword, Demon Bane, Val Karen was a paladin-hero of old. For five decades he stood between Ashlar’s commonfolk and the darkness ever-pressing in on the small, isolated domain. Death is an implacable foe, however, and eventually old age caught up with the redoubtable paladin. Laid to rest not in the scared sepulchre below Tor Abbey but among the hills of his youth Val Koren’s legend—and stories of his legendary blade—live on long after his hidden crypt was lost to time. 

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