More shrines from the various deities of Greyhawk for your good selves…
These shrines are designed to be slotted into a region and visited during a game as a side trek or as part of a larger issue.
Deity : Mayaheine (Justice, Protection, Valor)
Altar Description : Armored female warrior with sword and shield, made from gold.
Suggested Locations : Littleberg-Furyondy (west) or Womtham-Nyrond (east).
Geographic Challenges : Door opened by tears from a living creature.
Inhabited By : Human Paladins. Their numbers are few, but their resolve is good.
Activities : Self-defence and tactics classes.
Watched By : Iuz Cult. Seeking to lure followers of Mayaheine into ambushes.
Pay respect to the shrine : Gain a tactical insight for the next fight.
Blaspheme the shrine : Your enemy learns your exact location.
Nearby Quest using Greyhawk City boxed set : Dead of the Howling Hills or Wine Harvest.
Notable aware of the shrine – Guiliana Mortidus of the Horned Society.
Deity : Lydia (Daylight, Music)
Altar Description : Sun shaped brass platform with praises to Lydia carved around the sun. The scent of jasmine pervades the area.
Suggested Locations : Silverwood (temperate) or Flinty Hills (temperate).
Geographic Challenges : Quicksand patches nearby.
Inhabited By : Elven Bards. Happy to share tales and song.
Activities : Perform music during daylight festivals and celebrations.
Watched By : St Cuthbert Church-Allies. Weary but staunch allies to common folk.
Pay respect to the shrine : You compose a hit tune or song.
Blaspheme the shrine : Blinded for D8 days if you fail a DC 16 Fort/Con save.
Nearby Quest using From The Ashes boxed set : Honest Bandits (3rd)
Notable aware of the shrine – Lady Evaleigh of Ratik.
Deity : Orcus (Demon Prince of Demons and Undead)
Altar Description : Five foot goat skull made from Onyx. Pinnacles of light within the skull seem to move following your movement.
Suggested Locations : Forlorn Forest (cold) or Pomraj Hills (temperate).
Geographic Challenges : Three pit traps within the caves.
Inhabited By : Human Clerics. Ambitious and reckless folks.
Activities : Corpse robbing and animating for fun and profit.
Watched By : Pelor Church. Suspicious of nocturnal activities, they need opportunity to bring the cultists to justice.
Pay respect to the shrine : Ability to command Skeletons and Zombies for 1 month.
Blaspheme the shrine : D20 hostile Zombies immediately invade the area.
Nearby Quest using From The Ashes boxed set : Beckoner in the Dark (6th)
Notable aware of the shrine – Jallarzi Sallavarian of Greyhawk, Circle of Eight.
Title artwork is from dungeon magazine, Shadow of the Abyss adventure for Greyhawk, available at paizo.com