New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, aid other tabletop gamers in creating memorable characters, Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Share your thoughts, experiences and the tales behind the art. But before finding a catalyst, Barjin had to worry about a way into the building itself. Any tips or experiences would also be very useful. Loviatar(loh-vee-a-tar) is the aggressive, domineering and fearless patron of torturers, sadist, and bullies. The Death domain is concerned with the forces that cause death, as well as the negative energy that gives rise to undead creatures. On she was hired by Skeer'Um DarVoson to cast a rasie dead spell on Tonza Quickblade. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Initiate of Talona Prerequisites: Cleric or Druid level 3, Patron deity Talona. ... Solonor Thelandira, Sune, Talona… Worship Followers of Plague. The Curse was a potion that brought people to fulfill their most private desires without caution to the consequences resulting thereof. During the plague of the Wailing Death, Gilles became interested in the artifacts of Halueth Never. Talona is the goddess of plague and disease, her followers are expected to go about quietly and seek out new diseases. They went into the catacombs, battled hordes of skeletons, and tried to reach Barjin's altar room where they finally caught up with Barjin. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. By this he also became Aballister Bonaduce's nemesis. That's actually very fitting. Let all living things learn respect from Talona and pay homage to her in goods and in fervent worship. (Incabulos, Talona, or Morgion), and the underworld (Hades and Hel). The ultimate devotee of a god, the cleric is called to do more than lead temple service. Kulchalee Zelleri is a human female cleric of Talona. When a cleric of Talona says something, there are at least two other meanings, … Talona is the goddess of plague and disease, her followers are expected to go about quietly and seek out new diseases. Unfortunately, I'm entering the party after it started and there's already a druid... now I'm regretting not entering the group earlier lol. One is the temple of Talona, the Mother of All Things, a healer and a poisoner. What was your favorite cleric that you have ever played or seen played? Barjin played a great role in Aballister's quest of releasing the Chaos Curse upon the Edificant Library. His first destination was the Edificant Library. Forgotten Realms is a campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) fantasy role-playing game.Commonly referred to by players and game designers alike as "The Realms", it was created by game designer Ed Greenwood around 1967 as a setting for his childhood stories. For the Lithuanian currency, see Talonas. Use these abilities a total number of times per day equal to 3 + your Charisma modifier. The Gods and Goddesses of the Forgotten Realms I think we’ve all rolled up a cleric at one time or another and just picked a god that matched the domain you want, there’s no shame in it. Faluzure's realm, the Mausoleum of Pain, on the third layer lay on the orb nestled within the one carrying Talona's Palace, while all locations on the same layer were further away. 2 things Thing the first: I think druids getting the healing/harming sphere-thing would be fine as universal as well as Clerics getting the Divine sphere-thing. Rebuke, command, or bolster air creatures as an evil cleric rebukes undead. [Kit Pack] Deities of Faerûn - v 1.9.7.5.1 [53 Cleric Kits and more for IWD, BG(2)EE and EET] Raduziel Member Posts: 4,716 February 2018 edited November 2019 in General Modding Doing a bit of research I found the goddess Talona, which was very different, but a particular sentence caught my eye on the forgotten realms wiki: "They [worshippers] believed death was more powerful than life, though they were equal in balance", and this was a the nail of the coffin since it didn't had the edge of other gods. Talona, also known as Sss'thasine'ss, was detailed as a goddess worshipped by poisonous reptilian races in Serpent Kingdoms (2004). In the following days, the library slowly fell into chaos. Gilles is a cleric of Talona, and an enemy of all who serve Tyr. Deities such as Chemosh, Myrkul, and Wee Jas are patrons of necromancers, death knights, liches, mummy lords, and vampires. The main antagonists of the Clerical Quintet series are mostly all followers of Talona. The deity for my cleric is going to be Talona. Maybe the cleric of Talona was looking for some sacrificial victims to offer to her deity, so she keep the players alive planning to kill them later. This gave the priest different mechanical edges and disadvantages, depending on what kit was chosen. If you are not a Cleric or Wizard, you gain access to all spells of your chosen domain up to level 3 and can cast them using the Cast a Spell Cleric move (you do not however gain any spells from the Cleric spell list). Granny. Barjin dabbled in sorcery and necromancy and became quite efficient in each skill. This proved quite fortunate for the necromancer, who immediately started to raise undead guardians - starting with Mullivy, as his personal zombie guard, and ending with a mummy animated with the soul of one Khalif. Talona is depicted as an old crone who walks bringing misfortune and death. The church of Talona is organized in a strict hierarchy, but riven by factions and sects. When his leader and his army fell, only he and a few of his soldiers survived. He manipulated those who would serve him into damaging the hold Tyr held over the city of Neverwinter. Priest s of Talona carry dagger s dipped in poison. Barjin quickly rose in rank and became the leader of Castle Trinity's triumvirate. Talona (tah-low-nah) is often depicted as a withered old crone with a scarred, tattooed face in religious texts. The Complete Cleric 5E Guide. She has the personality of a petulant, greedy child trapped in the body of a once-beautiful woman now scarred by horrific disease and ravaged by age. Since edgy is not my style, I looked for gods that weren't just saying "let's murder folks" 'cause that's a bit shallow. Cleric: Light Domain. Newander played the key role to Barjin's demise by disrupting the cleric's magical defenses, enabling his friends to finally kill Talona's desciple. Talona is depicted as an old crone who walks bringing misfortune and death. They never make overt threats, but, like poison, they insinuate fear by subtle means. Priests of Talona carry daggers dipped in poison. Petronella Duskwood Home Gender Female Race humans Class Cleric of Talona Not much is known of Barjin's past. The foundations of the Cleric Domain were laid in two AD&D mechanics; Spheres and Specialty Priests. She is know for giving 'poison parties' where nobles allow themselfs to be poisoned for entertainment. The only things I am sure of are death cleric, evil (still not sure if lawful or not), and Talona. Granny was a … I'm having a brain-fart on the name, but the cleric from the first book of the Cleric Quintet was a cleric of Talona, but saw Talona as nothing but a … Barjin. Honestly trickery domain might be more suited, since they get that divine strike. She has a cold and calculatingly cruel nature and an icebound heart. Unfortunately, the bottle could only be opened by one of pure heart. Faiths and Pantheons has a lot of worldbuilding about the Faerunian pantheon, so you might want to check that out. Homebrew backgrounds are okay too. In the R.A. Salvatore series "The Cleric Quintet", the formula to the concoction known as the "Chaos Curse" was given to Aballister Bonaduce by an imp which the avatar of Talona had told Aballister about. Temple of Talona The witch-hags of Talona … Talona (təˈloʊnə təLOHnə),2 (The Lady of Poison, Mistress of Disease and Mother of All Plagues) is the fictional goddess of poison and disease in the Forgotten Realms fictional universe of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. In the R.A. Salvatore series The Cleric Quintet, the formula to the concoction known as the "Chaos Curse" was given to Aballister Bonaduce by an imp which the avatar of Talona had told Aballister about. Once he was a member of an army in Vaasa under a powerful unknown leader (presumably Zhengyi, the Witch-King). Have you considered a Circle of Spores Druid? In addition, you may add the following spells to your druid or cleric spell list: 2nd: 3rd: 4th: As a reward, Pearce agreed to trade a set of Bracers of Defense for the weapons and coin you took from the gnolls. Talona’s breath is forever and always with you, whomever you or the rest of the world believes in or serves. Barjin found his catalyst for unleashing the Most Fatal Horror in the priest Cadderly Bonaduce who stumbled into Barjin's domain while sorting the bottles in the library's wine cellar. Some of the library's inhabitants escaped the influence of the curse in one way or another: Cadderly Bonaduce, the dwarven brothers Ivan and Pikel Bouldershoulder, the monk Danica Maupoissant and the druid Newander. With the help of their son, Devon (a level 3 cleric of Tyr), you also rescued their niece, Ellana from gnolls and retrieved the bodies of her parents (Onayai’s brother, Max and his wife) and recovered his coin and some items. Cleric: Death Domain. Not much is known of Barjin's past. On the other hand she could also be depicted as a beautiful and innocent woman. [5e] I need help with a cleric of Talona (Mistress of Disease) D&D 5e I'm creating a character for a campaing that is coming up, and I've always had an interest for the death domain, so I … Barjin dabbled in sorcery and necromancy and became quite efficient in each skill. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Like all sanctioned religions in the Keep, the clerics of Talona must bow to Bane first and their own patron deity second. Once he was a member of an army in Vaasa under a powerful unknown leader (presumably Zhengyi, the Witch-King). If they do so, intercede for them so that Talona will not claim them—this time. A wholly evil, debased, and sadistic god, Bhaal was served by the goddesses Talona and Loviatar. Talona was depicted as an old crone who brought misfortune and death. Granted Powers: Turn or destroy earth creatures as a good cleric turns undead. Through the power of magic drawn from the divine power of their deity, clerics can heal their allies and destroy their enemies. Gods of light – including Helm, Lathander, Pholtus, Branchala, the Silver Flame, Belenus, Apollo, and Re-Horakhty – promote the ideals of rebirth and renewal, truth, vigilance, and beauty, often using the symbol of the sun. Benefits: The DC for saves against any poison or disease inflicted by you or your animal companion are increased by +4. I'm creating a character for a campaing that is coming up, and I've always had an interest for the death domain, so I decided to play as one. Take whatever poison spells clerics get on their list. Talona (pronounced tah-LOW-nah ), the Lady of Poison, Mistress of Disease, and Mother of All Plagues was the goddess of poison and disease. Somehow, Cadderly reached Barjin's altar room, and inadvertanly opened the bottle. Followers of Talona take pain as if it were pleasure. Apparently, his leader became a god-like figure, and that is where Barjin first became a cleric. Talona is a goddess more feared than worshiped, and her priests use that fear to their advantage. It was a fun character from my old AD&D games. Death Domain Spells Cleric Level Spells 1st false life, ray of sickness 3rd blindness/deafness, ray of enfeeblement 5th animate dead Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Thanks a lot, I just downloaded it and so many questions have been answered. The possibilities are endless, but the concept is: your players should fear dangerous threats and it’s your duty to show them as dangerous. Sphereswere direct priestly correlations to the wizardly schools of magic; they represented divine portfolios, areas of influence that a god would have dominion over, and so they had magical spells bas… The formula to the concoction known as the Chaos Curse was indirectly given to Aballister Bonaduce by … He claimed to have been visited by Talona's avatar, and it was she who led him to Castle Trinity. Name: Talona Status: Dead Portfolio: Poison, Disease Titles: The Weeping Mother, Lady of Poison, Mistress of Disease, Mother of All Plagues, She of the Deadly Kiss, The Plaguebringer, Mistress of Ubiquitous Maladies, Midwife of Death, The Sibilant Death Symbols: Three amber teardrops; A black lily; A winged snake with fangs bared Allied Faiths: Beshaba, Kelemvor, Shar D&D Beyond She is hunted by those that wish revenge. Her other title is Lady of Poison. Looking through all I could find, I haven't found any ways to show my devotion to the goddess and was wandering if any of you more seasoned players out there have any suggestions to serve this evil goddess without being chaotic stupid. But D&D gods have a lot of history, iconography, and lusciously crafted flavor … In general, Evil gods in the Forgotten Realms (at least those that embody natural forces), are worshipped out of fear, so as a cleric, you could want to convince people to worship Talona in order to avoid her wrath. Unlike most bullies, she does not feel pain herself, but her plans often inherently rely on the innate selfishne… Talona had her realm, the Palace of Poison Tears, on the jungle-covered orbs of Cathrys, Carceri's second layer, known for its poisonous vegetation. Barjin insisted that because of him being the leader of the Castle Trinity and a chosen of Talona, he himself should see about the release of the magic - alone. The Maiden of Pain has an instinct for inflicting both physical and psychological pain, always striking at the biggest chink in her victim’s emotional armor. Mullivy, the library's groundskeeper, after being tortured, finally led Barjin into the catacombs of the library. Talona seems like a pretty interesting deity. I'm definitely using that as a guide in the future. When finished, Aballister named it "The Most Fatal Horror", a mock name of Barjin's title as a cleric of Talona. Priests ate to obesity, others drank to insanity. Talona (pronounced tah-LOH-nah), the Lady of Poison, Mistress of Disease, and Mother of All Plagues is the goddess of poison and disease. [10] Description. Aside from selling poisons, antidotes, and medicines, the Talonites travel Faerun as quietly as possible, constantly seeking out new diseases and afflictions and spreading rumors so as to augment the reputation of Talona. Barjin was a powerful cleric of Talona. She has accidentally, several times, killed people at such parties. He also employed a network of spies to watch over the city for opportunities. Barjin headed off with the curse, that has been put in an ever-smoking bottle, to affect anyone breathing the the mist. Examples of "talona" Patron of Assassins, Bhaal was feared throughout Faerûn – especially in the island realm of the Moonshaes. The problem I have though is that I can't think of anything interesting for his background. Zhentil Keep includes a handful of temples. To start off, I'll give mine. A homely older Dwarven cleric who was on an eternal quest to spread joy and cheer. Specialty Priests were a form of priestly kitsthat were used to represent specialized followers of specific gods. Several years later, Greenwood brought the setting to publication for the D&D game as a series of magazine articles, and …