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Manannan mac Lir - Celtic - Priests - Gods

The Celtic god of the sea is a knowledgeable custodian of the oceans. Manannan mac Lir rides over the waves on his chariot, pulled by various creatures of the sea, admiring its beauty and governing its bountiful operation. To Manannan mac Lir, the oceans are a vast plain, the various fishes either cattle or sheep ó in his other-world reality, he lives upon the ďlandĒ while others must use boats to visit it. He generally wears armor made of metal and sea shells and carries a giant sword, riding his chariot upon the waves

Role-playing Notes:

Manannan mac Lirís sends his avatars to roam the oceans on their chariots. He has great respect for those mortals who can master the seas, but has no pity for those who fail and drown within them.

Gods Information

Alignment: Neutral
Worshiper's Alignment: any Neutral
Area of Control:oceans and the creatures in them
Symbol: a fish

Avatar Information

Manannan mac Lirís avatar is a gigantic man in shell armor.

Str 25 Dex 20 Con 25
Int 18 Wis 18 Cha 18
MV 15 SW 21 SZ 7' MR 40%
AC 0 HD 17 HP 170
#AT 5/2 THAC0 4 Dmg 1d8 (bastard sword)+14

Special Att/Def:

Manannan mac Lirís avatar wields a sword called Retaliator, that will automatically slay his worst enemies, the fire giants, when he hits them with it (no saving throw). He can also call upon up to 100 HD worth of undersea creatures to fight with him. The creatures must be able to get to the scene of the battle under their own power, but once there will follow his commands to the letter.

Worshipers Requirements

Requirements: Wis 9+ Alignment: any Good
Turning: nil
Armor: any
Weapons: Mace or Trident

Major: All, Animal, Astral, Combat, Divination, Elemental (all), Guardian, Healing, Plant, Summoning, Weather
Minor: none

1 - create salt water (as the create water spell)

5 - breathe water 1 hour per level per day

Duties of the Priesthood

Priests of Manannan mac Lir are required to base themselves in coastal villages or regions, but can travel inland on business that might affect the seas. Manannan mac Lirís priests are encouraged to protect the sea and its creatures.

Known Worshipers

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Note: These roleplaying notes are taken from the Legends and Lore Book, the Monster Mythology Book and many other reference sources; it also incorporates many alterations to those works. The information is provided in this layout for existing players ease of use and access to campaign details.