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Source of All Divine Power

The names of Pelor, Loki, Athena, Osiris, and their kind are invoked by the devout as well as the desperate. With abilities that reach nearly beyond the scope of mortal imagination, the splendor of the gods humbles even the greatest of heroes.

This supplement for the D&D game provides everything you need to create and call upon the most powerfu
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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Wizards of the Coast
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Franki (wardenswatch)
Jul 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book has become an amazing reference for me as I make the great attempt at creating my own pantheon for an original series I'm working on. It not only gives you a bunch of info on the stats and abilities of the D&D gods (some of which might be a bit dated now as this was made way back in '02) but it gives you background and explanation on how certain pantheons/gods/religions differ from one another.
David
This sourcebook is not much more than stat blocks of really powerful creatures. Worse, the way it's presented, as four separate pantheons, any typical campaign isn't going to be using more than one pantheon, unless we're talking Planescape.

While the pantheons are well presented and a summary given of the dogma and clergy of each deity, the focus should really have been to expand the dogma and clergy, not merely as a summary. The sourcebook itself acknowledges that it's highly unlikely there'd b
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It's fun to see real-world deities compared against the D&D ones. Gives a sense of where the D&D ones would stand compared to what we have. (Especially the Greco-Roman ones, which I'm personally the most familiar with.)

Overall, solid splatbook for DMs, and for any players who are interested in divine magic.
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great book of dieties!
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