Ancient Religions – Keith

Brandon asks:

What were the ancient religions of the Dhakaani empire (or, for that matter, the giant empire of Xen’drik)? Would they be variations on the Host and the Six, or an entirely different pantheon?

Keith gives some clarifications regarding ancient religions.

04 – Religion

Keith, Kristian, and Wayne discuss religion in the world of Eberron.

Outline

  • Dragonshards – Religion in Eberron
  • Dragonmarks 4/11: Religion, Faith and Souls
  • Clergy vs. divinely empowered
  • Religion is about faith; both are subjective
  • Temples are for spiritual guidance, not healing
  • The Sovereign Host
  • The Silver Flame and other ‘forces’
  • Other faiths
  • For GMs
    • What story are you telling?
    • The role of religion in your campaign
    • Just incorporating religions culturally
    • Misusing the Silver Flame
  • For players
    • Faith as a source of divine power
    • Evidence or weakening of faith
    • Dragonmarks 6/18/16: Faith and Wisdom, Arcane and Divine
    • Divine power vs. non-divine religious characters
    • Interacting with established religions
    • Details of religions don’t have to be developed at the start
    • Roles and relationships of religious characters
    • Safely exploring religious issues
  • Easter Egg
  • Wrap up

Dragonmark Sizes – Keith

Graham asks:

I know you mentioned that a Siberys mark would cover the whole body, but how are are the other types of marks supposed to be?

Keith argues the complexity of the mark vs. the size.