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HaroldWiggle
June 1, 2014
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Votes: 3 / 4.500000
The Face on Every Coin, Dini the Goddess of Currency    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

A goddess with a holy object of veneration in every pocket, wallet and bank; as well as down the sides of the big comfy chair in the inn.

Agar
February 22, 2014
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.833333
Nuverl - Dwarven god of the sea    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

A dwarf's fear of the ocean is not baseless. In the unknowable depths lurks an evil that will punish any dwarf arrogant enough to be on anything less than solid land, and unfortunate enough to die.

MysticMoon
August 19, 2013
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.300000
Fena, the Demon Goddess    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

A demon unleashed... to make the world a better place.

caesar193
August 12, 2013
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
The Prophet John    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

The Prophet John's life and, indeed, death was a mystery. Some say that the gods placed him on this earth for his purpose without a past, and others, a rare few, claim that he was a god himself.

MysticMoon
January 2, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
The Trapped Sea God    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Slumbering within a prison of ice and snow, adrift in the oceans of the north, Gundrak dreams without end.

Age of Fable
May 31, 2010
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.500000
Gods of Teleleli and the Lands Around    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Some of the gods worshipped in Teleleli and surrounding lands.

Redgre
March 11, 2010
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.375000
The Fares Family of Deities    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

An optional pantheon of deities for your fantasy setting.

Siren no Orakio
November 21, 2008
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Comments: 27
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.500000
Verdichtung, Reaver of Steam    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

As the world grows and changes, so to do the gods. One such creature is Verdichtung, Reaver of Steam.

Grey
September 15, 2008
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Alarnak, Lord of Claw and Fang    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Scale and bone and tooth and claw,
All are symbols of His law
Mourn not the fallen, sick, or weak,
They are His to claim and His to keep!

Kassil
December 27, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
Goge, Fallen God of Slaughter    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

The corrupted god of war, felled by the lost god of vengeance to his present pitiable state.

dark_dragon
September 19, 2007
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.785714
Durmenthir, Demon-God of Contracts    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

A contract Made before Durmenthir is a contract kept.

Wulfhere
May 15, 2007
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.666667
Saint Yandrick the Waggish    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Blessed Yandrick, spare my herd from the Hoof Rot, and let the thieves and bandits seek elsewhere!  Let my swine grow fat and strong, that they might be sold at market, so my children will have enough food this winter!

Scrasamax
March 31, 2007
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.571429
Saint Smaragdine    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

The Patron Saint of Beverages, Hang-Overs, Regrets

Scrasamax
February 26, 2007
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 0
Votes: 13 / 4.692308
Terat, the Goddess of War    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Cowardly maggots! Bow your thrice cursed heads and thank the goddess that you still draw unworthy breath!

Doyenne Unson

Mourngrymn
January 15, 2007
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.636364
Tamrep, the Bastard God    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

In a world where it seems that even the smallest of ideals has a deity to call a patron, even bastards have a patron god to call their own.

Wulfhere
November 30, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.555556
Corvius Haereticus    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Murderous prophet of a depraved cult, Corvius the Death-Haunted cursed the Empire with an ancient evil that has plagued its lands ever since.

Iain
November 10, 2006
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.437500
Konelis Larach    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Konelis Larach, St. Cornelius of Zarant. 26th Abbot of Zarant; eminence grise to Dominic the Great; author of the Annalia: monk, scholar, saint and martyr.

Kassil
August 30, 2006
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.583333
Valeras the Forgotten, Lord of Vengeance    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

A nearly forgotten god of hatred, vengeance, death, and decay, whose priesthood seeks his violent rebirth.

Scrasamax
August 26, 2006
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Saint Oblat the Maimed    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Ye Olde English
Oblat - A soldier who, grown impotent or maimed in service, hath maintenance or the benefit of a monk’s place assigned him in an abbey

Scrasamax
September 3, 2004
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 1
Votes: 12 / 3.958333
Saint Duncan    NPCs  (Mythic/ Historical)   (Religious)

Saint Duncan is dead, and lies in his tomb, but every year thousands will visit it to lay their hands on the cold stone, and whisper a prayer to the patron saint of exorcism.

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Game master tip #1

       By: Aramax

Rather than making a baddy impossible to hit, consider giving it mega-hit points.
Super hard to hit leads to great player frustration. Allowing them to do damage leads to a sense of accomplishment. another variation of this would be to give the bad guy a forcefield that shows damage.You could also give them a mastermind ability that sluffs the damage of to minions who should be easy to kill.Once in a while a super high to hit encounter is ok ,but it should be few and far between.

Your mileage may vary

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