Dwarven Pantheon
Human and Non-Human Races

Arthald is a son of Skondir. As such, he is the brother of several other gods in the dwarven pantheon. He is the dwarven god of strength, the strongest deity in the pantheon, and often called upon by Skondir to guard the Halls of the Maker when the deity is away.

Titles: The Strong
Alignment: Neutral Good
Portfolio: Strength
Symbol: Grey anvil
Domains: Good, Strength
Favored Weapon: Warhammer


Strength is the ultimate dwarven virtue. Not only physical strength, but strength of mind and strength of character.

Clergy and Temples

Clerics of Arthald are often physically impressive specimens, as they venerate strength.

Shrines to Arthald are maintained in the large dwarven cities, primarily. There are no large temples.


Arthald is a youthful, lightly-bearded dwarf with enormous biceps and a broad chest.


Certain followers of Arthald perform a daily ritual to receive a special blessing from the deity. Perform exercises to increase strength. Contemplate Arthald and the meaning of True Strength as you do so. Gain a +4 sacred bonus on all Strength checks, as well as on all Strength-related skill checks.


Rank Title Responsibility Relative Level
Initiate Initiate Priest-in-training 0-1
Priest/Priestess Priest/Priestess Rank-and-file 1-5
Strongarm Reverend Shrine/Church 5+


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