Good or evil, all of them coexist within these pages. Boyd and Erik Mona, is a book of deities for the 3e Forgotten Realms. It was published in May Thus, tidbits of new Realmslore are also found throughout the book. About the Book. In , the 3e Forgotten Realms line was a year old.
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Good or evil, all of them coexist within these pages. Boyd and Erik Mona, is a book of deities for the 3e Forgotten Realms.
It was published in May Thus, tidbits of new Realmslore are also found throughout the book. About the Book. In , the 3e Forgotten Realms line was a year old.
By , Wizards also knew that the Forgotten Realms line was doing quite well, based on the good sales of the Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting book. This helped the Faiths and Pantheons designers to convince the "business guys" to expand the size of the book when they created too much content for the planned page count.
Some material was still cut, and would return as web enhancements, but the entire, extensive list of deities was included as originally intended.
Faiths and Pantheons also includes twenty prestige classes related to the gods of the Realms. However, the 2e priests had always had balance problems — usually ending up too powerful. Exploring the Realms. Faiths and Pantheons contains a massive list of Realms gods — though the new material is much more limited, since these were largely known gods. Slight updates made some deities more interesting and made others more suitable for 3e play.
There is one notable addition to the list of gods: monstrous deities. Faith and Pantheons contains information on the orc pantheon and very brief stats on other monstrous gods, who had previously been relegated to non-Realms books like DMGR4: Monster Mythology and On Hallowed Ground NPCs of Note. Orcus is briefly noted as one of the fiends who is worshiped in the Realms.
This was one of the first signs that he had survived into the 3e era. Future History. About the Creators. Mona was a relative newcomer at Wizards, having come from the Greyhawk fan community.
This was his first and only Forgotten Realms book. Please feel free to mail corrections, comments, and additions to shannon. Customers Who Bought this Title also Purchased.
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Please log in to add or reply to comments. Ivan F February 15, pm UTC Have you think about having a bundle containing faiths of the forgotten realms 1 and 2? It would be great! I will discuss this idea with the other creators and if everyone agrees, I will update these comments to let you know. The Doomtide spell in the Beshaba domain and oath is 5th-level, but it is in the 4th-Level place on the spell tables. Is it supposed to be a 4th-Level spell?
Please log in to add or reply to comments. Each god has a short entry on its areas of influence and some information about the clergy, holy days, rites etc. Each is slightly different. The sections give enough so that you have the basis of what the god and faith represent. The difference between premium and standard quality in either hardcover or softcover is a slight quality upgrade in paper, and a crispness to the print resolution. If you wwant a physical play copy standard is fine. If you want to shelve it next to the official books and be comparable, premium is the way to go.