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  • Divine Realms

    All [[Deity|deities]] who have climbed above quasi-deity status claim a special place in the cosmos, both figuratively and literally. In the metaphoric sense, the deity gains a _portfolio_, a special bond with a facet of the cosmos. In the literal sense …

  • Divine Mechanics

    bq. %{color:saddlebrown}This document depends on rules and principles found in "d20srd.org":http://www.d20srd.org/, _Animae_, and the _Player's Guide to the Wilderlands_. Content in this document typically requires 10 or more ranks in Knowledge (the …

  • Divine Rank and Privilege

    h3. Humble Origins While some gods arise spontaneously from the cosmos, most began as lesser beings. Hard-working outsiders may acquire the secrets to divinity, as can the souls of the particularly-persistent [[Deceased (Shadowlands) | deceased]]. …

  • Divine Rank Mechanics

    A being with divine rank must cultivate its assets to climb above rank 0. Gods must cultivate some combination of *holy sites*, a *priesthood*, mortal *worshipers*, *veneration rites*, *servitors* (fey, celestial, infernal, [[Animae|animae]]), and direct …

  • Cosmic Keys

    Outsiders are, by definition, “insiders” in the cosmological sense. They are closer to the behind-the-scenes activity of the observable cosmos. This manifests itself in many ways: fluency with Truespeech, the ability to store and channel essence, true …

  • Divine Extensions

    Being naturally immortal, deities are loathe to put themselves in genuine peril. Though their bodies are tough, they can still be slain. And even if they can return from the dead, it is both painful and costly to suffer such a defeat. Because of this, …