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  • The Apotheosis of Ranald

    [[Adelyn Zumwald]] was commissioned by Ranaldists in [[Weissbruck]] to retrieve the painting from the home of [[:ignatius-sundler|Imperial Justice Ignatius Sundler]]. It was found hidden in his basement, along with some sort of [[Daemons|Daemon]]. The …

  • Esmerelda

    The [[Halflings]] seem an irreligious race. They keep few holy days and seldom seem to pray. They claim to honour Esmeralda, the [[Rhya|Rhya-like]] goddess of hearth and home, who presides over the kitchen. In Halfling belief, she gave Halflings the gift …

  • Gods of Chaos

    h5. The Four Great Powers of Chaos The most powerful of the [[Chaos]] entities are those known as the Chaos Gods, also sometimes referred to as the "Dark Gods" or the "Ruinous Powers". These entities are described as being enormously powerful, and …

  • Gods of Dwarves

    [[Dwarves]], unlike many other races, hold all their ancestors in high regard, and some truly ancient and famous ancestors are essentially the Dwarf equivalent of gods. Some of the most highly venerated ones include: * [[Valaya]] - Ancestor of the …

  • Grungni

    Grungni is one of the three chief [[Gods of Dwarves|Ancestor Gods of the Dwarves]] alongside [[Grimnir]] (Grungni's brother) and [[Valaya]] (Grungni's wife). Grungni is the god of mining and smiths, and is the most important god to the [[Dwarves]]. In …

  • Gods of Elves

    All the nations of the [[Elves]] worship and believe in many gods, which are believed to represent both the positive and also the negative aspects of the world. The differences between the three Elf nations are reflected in their worship of the gods. …

  • Kurnous

    Kurnous is the [[Gods of Elves|Elven God]] of the Hunt and Lord of Beasts, he is the spirit of untouched wilderness. Although he is said to have the ability to take the form of any forest creature at will, he is normally portrayed as a figure over ten …

  • Gods of Men

    The Old World pantheon consists of two divine families, as well as many other minor deities. One family, sometimes known as the "town gods" or the "southern gods", consists of Morr, Verena, Shallya, Myrmidia, and Khaine. The other family is known as the …

  • Sigmar

    Sigmar Heldenhammer is the patron god of the [[Empire]]. His sign is a two tailed comet. About 2500 years before the present time, he was a barbarian warlord who united several tribes and founded a new nation. h4. The Life of Sigmar h5. Birth and …

  • Khorne

    !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/92035/Khorne_mark.png(Khorne mark)!Khorne is the [[Gods of Chaos|Chaos god]] of war and violence. Khorne believes in honour and will not reward those who kill the weak or puny. He is commonly …

  • Nurgle

    !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/92036/Nurgle_mark.png(Nurgle mark)!Nurgle is the [[Gods of Chaos|Chaos god]] of disease, pestilence and rot. He is usually called the Lord of Decay, though his followers affectionately refer to …

  • Slaanesh

    !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/92037/Slaanesh_mark.png(Slaanesh mark)!Slaanesh is the [[Gods of Chaos|Chaos god]] of pleasure, desire, hedonism and indulgence, usually known as The Darkling Prince or The Prince of Pleasure. …

  • Tzeentch

    !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/92038/210px-Tzeentch_mark.png(210px tzeentch mark)!Tzeentch is the [[Gods of Chaos|Chaos god]] of scheming, ambition and trickery. He is most commonly referred to as The Changer of Ways or The …

  • Grimnir

    Grimnir was a great warrior with two rune axes. He helped the [[Elves|High Elves]] defeat [[Chaos]] at the northern Chaos Gates and although no evidence of his fate exists, it is assumed that he died there, or perhaps some far more sinister fate befell …

  • Valaya

    [[Gods of Dwarves|Dwarf Ancestor]] Valaya is the protector of the [[Dwarf Realms|homeland]] and the clan, blessing her devotees with special powers of protection against magic and the influence of the Realm of [[Chaos]]. The capital city of the [[Dwarves …

  • Khaine

    Khaela Mensha Khaine is a god of warfare and murder, mainly [[Gods of Elves|worshipped by the Dark Elves]]. High Elves venerate Khaine as their war god, and though they respect his power they are also mindful that the sword of Khaine cuts both ways. It …

  • Taal

    Taal is the [[Gods of Men|god]] of Nature and Wild Places. He is the husband of [[Rhya]], the father of [[Manann]], and the older brother of [[Ulric]]. He is behind all the forces of nature which are beyond [[Humans|human]] control - the wind, rain, …

  • Rhya

    Rhya, the Mother-goddess, is the [[Gods of Men|goddess]] of the fertility of the earth and love. She is the wife of [[Taal]] and is seen as the more merciful and gentle of the pair; she is often asked to intercede with her husband to calm his rages. Rhya …

  • Shallya

    Shallya is the [[Gods of Men|goddess]] of Healing and Mercy. She is the sister of [[Myrmidia]], goddess of strategy and war, both being the daughters of [[Morr]] and [[Verena]]. Shallya is portrayed as a young, beautiful maiden, whose eyes are perpetually …

  • Myrmidia

    Myrmidia is the Goddess of Strategy and War in the [[Gods of Men|Old World pantheon]]. She is the sister of [[Shallya]], goddess of Mercy, and both of them are the daughters of [[Morr]] and [[Verena]]. Myrmidia is the patron goddess of soldiers and …

  • Morr

    Morr is the [[Gods of Men|god]] of Death and Dreams. He is the husband of [[Verena]], and the father of [[Myrmidia]] and [[Shallya]]. His younger bother and sworn enemy is [[Khaine]], Lord of Murder. He is the god of the dead, as he is responsible for …

  • Verena

    Verena is the [[Gods of Men|goddess]] of Learning, Knowledge, and Justice. She is married to [[Morr]], god of Death, and is the mother of [[Shallya]], goddess of Mercy, and [[Myrmidia]], goddess of War. Verenans hold that the search for Truth is the …

  • Ranald

    Ranald, the [[Gods of Men|god]] of Tricksters and Thieves, is the patron deity of thieves, gamblers and other rogues. It is claimed that he was once a human who managed to trick [[Shallya]], goddess of Healing and Mercy, into making him a god. Although …

  • Ulric

    Ulric is the [[Gods of Men|God]] of Battle, Wolves and Winter in the pantheon of the Old World. He is the younger brother of [[Taal]]. He is portrayed as a massive warrior, armoured in the style of the barbarians who inhabited the [[Empire]] several …

  • Manann

    Manann is the [[Gods of Men|god]] of the Great Rivers, Seas, Storms and Oceans. He is the son of [[Taal]], god of of Nature and Wild Places, and of [[Rhya]], goddess of Nature, Fertility, and Family. Manann controls the tides and currents, and is as …

  • Lady of the Lake

    Mainly worshipped by Bretonnian nobility, the Lady of the Lake is the [[Gods of Men|national deity]] of [[Bretonnia]] and the patron of chivalry. The Lady is served by her own cult. The word of her prophetess, the Fair Enchantress, is the supreme law …

  • Lucan and Luccina

    Lucan and Luccina are divine twins and the [[Gods of Men|patron deities]] of Luccini, a [[Tilea|Tilean]] city-state. According to ancient legend the two twins became lost in the wilderness, and sought refuge in a cave located in a mount, the location …

  • Ursun

    Ursun, Father of [[Bears]], is mainly [[Gods of Men|worshipped]] in [[Kislev]]. The ancient Gospodars held bears to be a sacred creature, and as such they are worshipped. The bear Ursun is often depicted as a cave bear with a crown, teeth and claws of …

  • Dazh

    Dazh is the [[Gods of Men|god]] of fire and the Sun. He is mainly worshipped in [[Kislev]]. It is said that Dazh took the secret of fire from the Sun and gave it to the tribesmen. Without fire, the long winters would be deadly, and tributes and prayers …

  • Tor

    Tor is the [[Gods of Men|god]] of Thunder and Lightning and a warrior god. He is mainly worshipped in [[Kislev]]. He is shown as a muscled, square-jawed warrior with a massive axe, which has a haft of oak, and uses it to cleave the sky to create …

  • Ordo Septenarius

    The Ordo Septenarius was a private club of powerful merchants in [[Bögenhafen]], intent on using [[Views on Magic|sorcery]] to bring themselves great wealth. They were led by [[:johannes-teugen]] and a [[Daemons|demon]] posing as his younger cousin, [[: …

  • Moraig-Heg

    Morai-Heg is an [[Gods of Elves|Elven goddess]] known as the Keeper of Souls or the Crone. She is said to hold a parch made of skin within which the fates of mortals are kept. She has the ability to read the future in the passage of the stars, and when …

  • Cults

    h6. List of Cults of the [[Gods of Men]]: * [[Dazh|Cult of Dazh]] * [[Khaine|Cult of Khaine]] * [[Lady of the Lake|Cult of the Lady of the Lake]] * [[Lucan and Luccina|Cult of Lucan and Luccina]] * [[Manann|Cult of Manann]] o The Order of the …

  • Cult of the Red Crown

    Little is known about the Red Crown, which has as its emblem a demon standing on top of a crown. The organization came to the group’s attention when the sorceress they were chasing, Etelka Herzen, turned out to be a key member. She was looking for a large …

  • Carcinus Populi

    Not much is known of this [[Marienburg]]-based cult, which appears to have disbanded itself. It is known that they had a warpstone crab statue in their possession, until it was stolen by [[:red-scarf]], which appeared to be connected with a colossal crab …

  • Order of the Fiery Heart

    An elite cavalry unit of [[Sigmar|Sigmarite]] Templars, dedicated to the destruction of all [[Goblins|Goblinoids]]. They have a long and glorious history, dating from the civil wars when the Cult of Sigmar was outlawed in [[Talabecland]]. In times of war …

  • Order of the White Wolf

    The Knights of the White Wolf are templars of [[Ulric]]. According to ancient Teutogen tradition, the [[:ar-ulric|High Priest Ar-Ulric]] is expected to raise and maintain his own force for the defense of the temple and the faith, and to honour the wold- …

  • Siegfried von Kesselring

    Siegfried von Kesselring was a member of the Holy Order of Templars of [[Sigmar]], alive during the reign of Emperor Boris II. He wielded the [[Dwarves|Dwarven]] rune-sword, [[:barrakul]], using it to great effect to successfully defend the newly-built …

  • Place of Shining Rock

    A roadside shrine in [[Middenland]], holy to both the cults of [[Sigmar]] and [[Ulric]], found along the main route between [[Altdorf]] and [[Middenheim]]. The god (whether Sigmar or Ulric) is said to have been ambushed here, weaponless, and used a long, …

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