Ibis (3.5e Deity)
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|Portfolio:||Knowledge, science, writing, magic|
|Clergy Alignments:||Any non-Evil|
bis is a lesser Stygian god, opposed to Set. The priests of Ibis were driven from Stygia by the snake-worshippers of Set. The rise of the dark wizard Thoth-Amon was instrumental in the downfall of Ibis and its priests. A god of knowledge, learning and magic. Priests of Ibis are scholars, sages, doctors and diviners.
Ibis isnt generous with his knowledge, but neither is he covetous of it. For those who study and work hard with research, he is a faithful source of information. His worshippers claim that Ibis is omniscient.
Ibis fighting set It is said that Ibis keeps a set of three great books in which all knowledge is recorded. These books are locked away at the heart of a great crypt.
Ibis doesnt send his avatar often into the world, but might do so to further his own interests in seeking new knowledge or magic, or to oppose Set. Ibis can manifest as a sudden burst of inspiration, or through dreams when sleeping and visions.
Clergy and Temples
The priests of Ibis sometimes ally with the priests of Mitra against their enemy, the cult of Set.
Kalanthes who is a wizard-priest is sometimes referred to as "the last priest of Ibis".