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Conversion refers to a character's CONVERT status.


    CONVERT LIST                    - List all deities available to select
    CONVERT SET {#}                 - Sets which deity you wish to worship
    CONVERT FORSAKE                 - Permanently clears your deity selection

    * * * * * * * * * * WARNING * * * * * * * * * * * *
    You can only manually set your deity alignment once
    * * * * * * * * * * WARNING * * * * * * * * * * * *

   You have not chosen a patron deity.


Originally rolled in when the Cleric Base spells Repel Undead 1-3 were combined into the single spell Smite (302), the verb was used to determine if a cleric would receive Smite (which was mostly effective on the Undead) or Bane, which was more effective on the living. It was also factored into the cost of the spell, making it more costly for those not CONVERTed to one of the "Major" Arkati.

Since being introduced, the selection of deity has seen a dramatic increase in implementation. Many cleric and paladin spells have different appearance and/or effect based upon the patron of the character. Certain items, such as the Ravias and Brother Weatherby holy symbols have special zests usable only by those that follow certain gods. Additionally, it has been stated that tools exist to restrict entrance to rooms, offer better prices at merchants, and tailor a slew of other things to a character's conversion.


The following spells and abilities are affected by CONVERT status.


  • Clerics and paladins have access to special titles depending on alignment and training.
  • Cleric/Paladin titles (from the "Profession" group only) can take a deity name after them, for example "Archpriest of Lorminstra".


  • CHANT messaging for a cleric or paladin.

Major Spiritual

Cleric Base

Paladin Base

Lost Arts

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