Rise of the Runelords
While worshipers of all Golarion’s varied religions can be found in Varisia, the majority of the region’s civilized populace adhere to one of six major faiths.
Abadar: Master of the First Vault, gold-fisted Abadar seeks to order the world. Judges, merchants, and aristocrats worship him, praying for his clarity in judgment and business. The poor and wronged also frequently honor him, seeking reversals in their fortunes.
Cayden Cailean: is a chaotic good deity, also known as the “Lucky Drunk,” “Drunken Hero,” or the “Accidental God.”
Erastil: To his followers, Old Deadeye is a stern father, a helpful neighbor, and a watchful hunter. Small communities, farmers, hunters, and common folk most often pray to Erastil.
Desna: The furtive Song of the Spheres, Desna is the goddess of dreams, luck, stars, and travelers. She delights in freedom and mystery, and teaches her people to experience all they can. Mystics, explorers, wanderers, and those in need of a little luck worship Desna.
Gozreh: The Wind and the Waves, the god of nature cares nothing for the ways of men and their irrelevant empires, ever demonstrating that mortals are insignificant and would do best to remember such. Farmers, seamen, foresters, and all who live at the whim of nature fear
and respect Gozreh.
Sarenrae: The Dawnflower, the Healing Flame, the Everlight, Sarenrae brings warmth and radiance to all souls who allow her in. Those with compassionate hearts and kind intentions turn to Sarenrae as both the source and protector of all things good.
Shelyn: Goddess of art, beauty, and love, Shelyn encourages creativity and inspires the world. She challenges her faithful to test their limits, share what the create, and delight in the gifts of others.
Other Major cults in Varisia include:
Asmodeus: God of tyranny, slavery, pride, and contracts. Some say that when the world was forged, Asmodeus wrote the contract of creation, agreed to by the gods.
Calistria: Goddess of trickery, lust, and revenge. Although the elves worship a great many deities, they hold none so highly as Calistria.
Torag: God of the forge, protection, and strategy. he dwarves believe that Torag created the
world at his great forge, striking it again and again with his hammer to get the shape he desired.