Many of the old gods were slain during the Pantheon War, but some are thought to still occasionally walk the land of Capra Aisna. Those gods who are known to be slain are marked with a
Major Old Gods by Domain
Evandren, the Witness
NG. Goddess of secrets and the dying (death). Also known as the silent goddess, Evandren was said to appear before the dying to trade their secrets for her own and hear their dying confessions and wishes. Evandren is depicted a beautiful elf, with a warm smile, of indeterminate age with long white hair. She is sometimes depicted as male. Her symbol is an outstretched hand.
Evandren was rumored to have spoken to living mortals on only one occasion, the Fall of Tevareth. She stood beside Mjala as her final strike demolished the city of Tevareth. Her words resounded throughout the doomed city:
Thus falls Tevareth.
No one has seen Evandren since. Nevertheless, her church remains strong even today.
Avriel, the Storyteller
CG. Goddess of Knoweldge and hope. Avriel was the first of the old gods, and one of the only thought to have met the Progenitor Gods. Her symbol is an open book with a pair of eyes on the pages. She is often depicted as an old woman with greying hair, aged by wise, and still full of vigor.
Also, known as the Mad Spirit, Avriel has access troves of knowledge beyond the mortal realm. However, her power has rendered her partially mad. Aware of her own madness, Avriel is often loathe to take action for fear that she is being fooled by delirium. Nonetheless, Avriel acts with good intention.
Avriel was one of the few gods to abstain from fighting in the Pantheon War. There have been a few reported sightings of her since then, although the number are even few than the appearances of tempest.
Darabur, the Advocate
LG. God of Life, love, and mercy. Darabur is depicted as a solemn looking goliath. His symbol is a heart within a pentagram. Darabur’s church still has a place today, although like Evandren’s church it is mostly an administrative role. The church of the advocate in many places handles the administrative tasks relating to marriage. Darabur was often prayed to by parents, lovers, and occasionally the sick or recently recovered.
Ilatas, the Sunseeker
NG. God of Light and justice. Ilatas is depicted as tall, lanky, drow elf. His symbol is the sun over rolling hills. He was one of the youngest of the old gods as the time of the Pantheon War.
The are many tales told of Ilatas quest for the sun. How he came to the surface as marauder, but remained as a defender. Regardless of the telling, the stories all conclude with Ilatas joining the old gods as a strong defend of light and a force for justice. Paladins of Ilatas were well known as monster hunters during the days of Teverath; they would hunt down an creatures thought to be a threat to the Tevarin commoners.
Umrar, the Wanderer
N. God of balance and nature. His symbol is an elk beside an evergreen. He is alternatively depicted as a young dwarven boy or a rugged, dark haired, dwarven man. Regardless he is shown wearing furs and accompanied by a large elk. He was frequently worshipped by diplomats and anyone who called the wild home.
Tempest, the Stormcaller
CG. God of change and the sea (tempest domain). His symbol is a wave crashing on the beach. He is generally depicted as a short tiefling in tattered clothing. He is the favored god of revolutionaries and sailors. Tempest is thought to have have survived the Pantheon War, although the only evidence are a few scattered tales over the past millennium.
Hugo, the Laughing God
CN. God of trickery and merriment. Hugo is often depicted as a charming, middle-aged gnome with a goatee. His symbol is an overflowing wine glass. Worshiped by thieves, actors, magicians, and those who make celebration their primary endeavor, Hugo was known to have been a fun loving god. Many are the tails of tricks he played on god and mortal alike. While his games were usually good natured he sometimes showed an ability to discern how far was too far.
Mjala, the Warrior Queen
LN. Goddess of loyalty and war. She was oft given tribute by soldiers and many still carry her holy symbol, a battle-axe circumscribed by a circle, now. She is usually depicted as a tall human woman with dark red hair and a worn great-axe. Mjala fell in the final days of the Pantheon War, laying waste to the capitol city of Tevareth in the process. She remains there still, her body turned to stone, towering over the city.