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In Forgotten Realms, deities are worshiped by almost everyone, from regular people to monsters. The complete list of deities in the setting is long. The following deities are either mentioned in the game or available to worship as a Cleric.

Bahamut[edit | edit source]


The dragon god of justice, lawful good, Associated domain(s): Life, War.

The Angel of the Seven Heavens is the dragon god of justice. His ideal of mercy and just authority keep him locked in an inexorable rivalry with his sister, Tiamat. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Bane[edit | edit source]


Prerequisite_Icon.pngCannot be selected by player Cleric. Dedicated page Bane (God).

The god of tyranny, terror and hate, lawful evil. Associated domain(s): Order, War.

Bane is a dark paragon of hate, fear, and tyranny. He ascended to godhood alongside Bhaal and Myrkul, but loathes them both for taking power he believes is rightfully his.

Bhaal[edit | edit source]


Prerequisite_Icon.pngCannot be selected by player Cleric. Dedicated page Bhaal.

The god of murder, neutral evil. Associated domain(s): Death.

Bhaal is the notorious god of murder, reborn after each of his descendants were viciously slain. He has a tenous alliance with Myrkul and Bane, the three having attained divinity in a bargain with the fallen god Jergal.

Corellon Larethian[edit | edit source]

Corellon Larethian

The elf god of art and magic, chaotic good. Associated domain(s): Arcana, Life, Light and War.

Creator of the elves, Corellon Larethian oversees the elven pantheon as a whole, providing blessings to those who study art, magic, and nature. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Eilistraee[edit | edit source]


The drow goddess of beauty and freedom, chaotic good. Associated domain(s): Light, Nature, Life.

Eilistraee is the goddess of good-aligned drow, beauty, song, and freedom. The Dark Maiden desires balance between all races, and struggles against her mother Lolth's corrupt aims. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Garl Glittergold[edit | edit source]

Garl Glittergold

The gnome god of luck, protection and trickery, lawful neutral. Associated domain(s): Trickery.

The Watchful Protector is the king of gnomish gods - a deity of humour, gemcutting, protection, and trickery. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Gruumsh[edit | edit source]


The patron deity of orcs and head of the orc pantheon, chaotic evil. Associated domain(s): Tempest, War.

The One-Eye is the orcs' patron deity - a god of war, conquest, and victory at all costs. He has led an ancient and immutable grudge against the elven pantheon since Corellon Larethian took his eye. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Helm[edit | edit source]


The god of protection and guardians, lawful neutral. Associated domain(s): Life, Light, Twilight.

The Watcher is an eternal sentry among the gods, representing guardians across the planes. After more than a century of fading worship, Helm's power was restored with the Second Sundering. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Ilmater[edit | edit source]


The god of endurance and suffering, lawful good. Associated domain(s): Life, Twilight.

The Crying God protects the oppressed and persecuted. His clergy is sworn to alleviate suffering, even if that means taking on that pain personally. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Kelemvor[edit | edit source]


The god of the dead, lawful neutral. Associated domain(s): Death, Grave.

Fair but distant, Kelemvor guides the dead to their appropriate plane in the afterlife. His clergy provides last rites across Faerûn, but also destroy undead that have escaped Kelemvor's judgement. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Laduguer[edit | edit source]


Prerequisite_Icon.png Can be selected only for Duergar Clerics.

Laduguer 'The Exile' is the tyrannical patron of the Duergar, Lawful Evil. Associated domain(s): Arcana, Death.

His clerics are the unquestioned rulers of duergar society, enforcing cold and callous behaviour among his worshippers.

Lathander[edit | edit source]


Dedicated page Lathander

The god of birth, dawn and renewal, neutral good. Associated domain(s): Life, Light.

The Morninglord is the god of the dawn and spring, of birth and beginnings. He is invoked to christen both new ventures and new life. His followers embrace growth and renewal, and despise the undead. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Lolth[edit | edit source]


Prerequisite_Icon.pngLolth-sworn drow Clerics must pick Lolth as their deity, while Seldarine Drow are unable to pick her. Dedicated page Lolth

The drow goddess of spiders, chaotic evil. Associated domain(s): Trickery, War.

The much-reviled matriarch of the drow pantheon, Lolth holds sway over spiders, the Underdark, and the wicked creatures of the Demonweb Pits. Her primary goal is to corrupt all drow, transforming them into heartless cultists. This deity can be selected by player Cleric, except for Seldarine Drow.

Loviatar[edit | edit source]

Prerequisite_Icon.pngCannot be selected by player Cleric.

Loviatar the evil goddess of agony, Lawful Evil. Associated domain(s): Death

Queen and servant to the greater god Bane, the Maiden of Pain is the master of inflicting physical and psychological suffering, her portfolio encompassing hurt and torture.

Mielikki[edit | edit source]


The goddess of forests, neutral good. Associated domain(s): Nature.

Mielikki is the goddess of forests and the creatures that live within them. She is a remote and spiritual deity, often spoken of in but the quietest of forests. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Moradin[edit | edit source]


The dwarf god of creation, lawful good. Associated domain(s): Forge, Knowledge.

The All-Hammer is a dwarven god worshipped by smiths, artisans, and miners alike. He and Laduguer are constantly at odds. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Myrkul[edit | edit source]


Prerequisite_Icon.pngCannot be selected by player Cleric. Dedicated page Myrkul.

The god of death and decay, neutral evil. Associated domain(s): Death.

A member of the Dead Three with Bhaal and Bane, Myrkul is a cruel necromancer turned god, inspiring the fear of death in mortals. He often clashes with Kelemvor, the even-handed judge of fallen souls.

Mystra[edit | edit source]


Dedicated page Mystra.

The goddess of magic, neutral good. Associated domain(s): Arcana, Knowledge.

As the mother of all magic, Mystra oversees the Weave and spreads arcane knowledge to mortal spellcasters. Her clerics preserve ancient lore and protect bastions of magical energy. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Oghma[edit | edit source]


The god of knowledge, neutral. Associated domain(s): Knowledge.

Oghma is the god of inspiration and invention, sharing knowledge with the world through his bards and clerics. Unlike many other deities, Oghma accepts all moral alignments into his clergy. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Selûne[edit | edit source]


Dedicated page Selûne

The goddess of the moon, chaotic good. Associated domain(s): Knowledge, Life, Twilight.

The Lady of Silver presides over the moon, stars, and navigation. Her power over the heavens is constantly challenged by her sister Shar, who seeks to plunge the world into eternal shadow. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Shar[edit | edit source]


Prerequisite_Icon.pngCannot be selected by custom Cleric. Available only to Shadowheart. Dedicated page Shar.

The goddess of darkness and loss, neutral evil. Associated domain(s): Death, Trickery.

As the greater deity of darkness, Shar is feared for her power over the night, secrets, and loss. She is locked in eternal conflict with her twin sister Selûne, goddess of the moon.

Talos[edit | edit source]


The god of storms and destruction, chaotic evil. Associated domain(s): Tempest.

Talos represents the uncaring and destructive force of nature. His followers see life as a set of random effects in a sea of chaos, and take what they can - for who can say when Talos will strike next? This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Tempus[edit | edit source]


The god of war, neutral. Associated domain(s): War.

Tempus is the Lord of Battles, overseeing war and its soldiers. He is the embodiment of honorable combat, and condemns needless bloodlust. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Tiamat[edit | edit source]


The dragon god of greed, Lawful Evil and Chaotic Evil. Associated domain(s): Trickery.

Tiamat the Many-Mawed is a roiling mass of avarice and hate currently trapped within the Nine Hells. The dragon god of greed eternally plots her escape, as do her many fanatics in the world of Toril. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Tymora[edit | edit source]


The goddess of good fortune, chaotic good. Associated domain(s): Trickery.

Tymora is the bright-faced goddess of fortune, who favours those who gamble - and set out on adventure - with the utmost skill and daring. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Tyr[edit | edit source]


The god of law and justice, lawful good. Associated domain(s): Order, War.

The Blind God rules over law and justice, encouraging valiant acts from his followers and relentlessly pursuing oathbreakers. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.

Vlaakith[edit | edit source]


Prerequisite_Icon.png Available only to Githyanki Clerics.

While not a god in the traditional sense, the Lich Queen is the sole respected leader of the githyanki. She encourages their worship and unquestioning devotion, essentially acting as a deity.

Yondalla[edit | edit source]


The halfling goddess of fertility and protection. Associated domain(s): Life, Twilight.

As the mother of the halfling pantheon, Yondalla is known for her kindness and open mind, encouraging her followers to protect the home, hearth, and nature. This deity can be selected by player Cleric.