Abadar is the god of civilization, law, order, and wealth. He has long served as the guardian and protector of the First Vault, a repository said to be crafted by the deity’s own hand, containing perfect versions of everything ever created or seen by civilized peoples. He is also credited with guiding the advancement of the demihuman races towards the point where they could establish civilized societies of their own. Abadar strives to maintain agreeable relationships with the other deities, recognizing their influence as conducive to the further advancement of civilized life. He was on the front lines in the effort to lock Tharizdun beyond the Oblivion Gate.
Symbol: Key of Civilization
Favored Weapon: Flintlock Pistol
Boon Move: Aura of Civilty When you enter a civilized place or steading, roll+Faith. On a hit, they’ve heard of you or at least the clergy of Abadar. On a 10+ cooose two. On a 9-7 choose one. On a miss the people are ambivalent.
- The towns people respect you and are likely to follow your orders
- You are offered a discount at a the town merchants and services
- You are offered room and board for little or no cost
- Someone here needs your help and will trust you if you can assist
The temples of Abadar are designed to function independently of one another, usually serving a single community or region. The individual clergy are usually aligned with the local government, but are forbidden to fight amongst themselves and often stand as a neutral faction during legitimate conflicts. Abadar is primarily worshiped by judges, merchants, lawyers, and aristocrats, though many others turn to him in the hope of attaining wealth and happiness. The clergy of Abadar is primarily composed of clerics, though on occasion paladins are called into his service. In addition, Templar dedicate themselves to spreading their deity’s ideals of civilization and order.
Mortal servants of Abadar work to forward the development of civilization in their communities, often serving as judges, lawyers, and clerks.
Temples dedicated to Abadar are usually large, elaborately decorated buildings designed for multiple functions; in addition to being centers of worship, they often provide the surrounding community with banking and other services. Such sites are often built near courthouses, and led by a Banker of Abadar.