Ivas

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Ivas
Domain Desire, Lust, Passion
Symbol a stylized, green wisp of smoke on a field of red
Pantheon Pantheon of Lornon
Smite/Bane Bane
Critical Grapple

Goddess of Desire, Lust and Passion

Ivas is the Goddess of seduction. Possessing a pair of tentacles where most humanoid beings have arms, and with full, sensuous lips hiding a maw filled with shark's teeth, Ivas cloaks herself in illusion. She appears to the unwary as a woman of unearthly beauty.

Preying on those willing to be seduced, Ivas thrives on the jealousy, distrust, and hatred that results. Often times marked by rotting diseases that defy all cures, her adherents form cults which revel in perverted carnal pleasures. However, their primary goal is the seduction of unwary outsiders.

Ivas' preferred humanoid manifestation is that of a beautiful woman with tentacles in place of arms. In manner, she is sensual and insatiable. Her symbol is a stylized, green wisp of smoke on a field of red.

Shrines, Statuary, and Holy Places

Cleric Guilds

Displayed in the Prayer Rooms of each Cleric Guild is a statue of Ivas. These prayer rooms are considered a holy shrine to multiple deities.

This statue depicts a strikingly attractive woman who exudes frank sexuality.  Her heavy-lidded eyes seem to burn with a carnal appetite.  Surprisingly, the fact that she has a pair of sinuous tentacles in place of arms does not detract from her seductive allure.

>touch Ivas
You reach out and touch the statue of Ivas.

A chill runs down your spine, as if you had briefly caught Ivas's dread attentions.

Wehnimer's Landing Cleric Guild

Located in the Antechamber of Lornon is a table inset with fist-sized seals depicting all of the Lornon arkati, including one for Ivas. This area is not considered a holy shrine.

A stylized green wisp of smoke on a field of red is painted on the golden seal of Ivas.

Icemule Trace Cleric Guild

Located just inside the tower of the Icemule Trace Cleric Guild is a pair of ice statues depicting Ivas and Oleani. This room is not considered a holy shrine.

[Cleric Guild, Icemule Trace]
The icy walls sparkle in the sunlight, glimmering with silvers and golds. The light caresses the two ice statues standing, backs turned but looking over their shoulders, in the center of the room. Both are female, but one is something less than humanoid in its form. They stand on a base of ice, words carved into the surface. The air is crisp and cold, smelling of melting glaciers and gently falling snow.
Obvious exits: northeast, east, southeast, southwest, west, northwest, up, out
>look statues
Two women of maddening beauty stand back to back, looking over their shoulders.  While one is pure of feature and playful of glance, the other has rows of sharp teeth and tentacles in place of her arms.  Both seem quite distrustful of the other.

>read base
In the Common language, it reads:
"Only through love can we truly come closer to the Gods."

Garden of Desire

Located in Solhaven. The Garden of Desire is considered a holy shrine.

[Garden of Desire]
Lilac bushes burdened with dark purple blossoms line the low walls of this small garden, sirenflowers and lavender filling the beds around them. Standing in front of several fan-shaped trellises laden with fragrant passionflower vines, a bronze statue of a cloaked woman faces all who enter. A boulder bearing a brass plaque rests at her feet.
Obvious paths: out
>look stat
Completely cloaked but for her face, the woman's unearthly beauty has been sculpted by a truly gifted artist.  Only the undulating lines of her cloak seem a bit unusual, and what could be the tips of a pair of tentacles just visible beneath the hem.

>read pla
In the Common language, it reads:
Lovely Ivas, Goddess of Passion and of Lust, Mistress of Seduction -- We, the citizens and merchants of the City of Solhaven do dedicate this courtyard in honor of your immortal beauty and powers of illusion.

Temple of Ivas

Located in the Vipershroud. The Inner Sanctum is considered a holy shrine.

[Temple of Ivas, Inner Sanctum]
The room is bare except for thick crimson rugs that cover the stone floor apart from a wide ring around a central dais. Candles set in niches carved into the walls of this sunless chamber cast their flickering light on vivid frescoes, making the painted figures seem to writhe. The massive jade statue of Ivas crouched upon the dais is a commanding presence despite her lowered gaze. You also see a carved stone arch.
Obvious exits: none
>look stat
The statue of Ivas is of jade polished to a glassy shine, its lustrous curves as inviting to the hand as to the eye.  The goddess's eyes are mostly closed, but her mouth is open wide to reveal the inlaid marble shark's teeth and the carnelian tongue that lolls obscenely from between them.  In one tentacle she holds aloft a spherical ruby the size of a man's head; the stone is perfectly polished, but has a flaw at its heart in the form of a stylized flame.

Messaging

To add messaging, see deity messaging.
Spell/Ability Messaging
CHANT (verb)
[1p cleric] You chant a reverent orison, asking Ivas to empassion you and to fulfill your desires.
[3p cleric] CLERIC chants a short but reverent orison, asking to be empassioned and have her desires fulfilled.
[1p paladin] You bow your head and chant a short prayer to Ivas, causing jade green and ruddy red light to momentarily coalesce in front of you.
[3p paladin] PALADIN bows her head and chants a short prayer, causing jade green and ruddy red light to momentarily coalesce in front of her.
Major Sanctuary (220)
Your senses become flooded by a rush of perfumed smoke, and you are washed in a wave of jade-hued steam as the world around you blurs...
[Bathhouse Sanctuary]
Plumes of roiling steam rise from the square pool occupying the center of this open air room. Walls purposefully half-finished rise like jagged teeth against the sky, unjoined and without a ceiling to offer both a view of the sky and of the surrounding wood around the bath. Brass spouts trickle water, and small burners allow the cloying scent of tuberose incense to perfume the air. In patches of jewel pigments, murals adorn the walls of the bath, the figures oddly distorted beneath the rippling water.
Behind the sweet fragrance of tuberose, a scent more putrid lingers, tickling at your nose. As if emerging from a cloud of scalding steam, the air burns cold on your cheeks as your vision blurs to obscure the world around you...
Well of Life (308)
As you sense your souls have linked together, the smell of tuberose incense twines slowly around you.
Condemn (309)
[Success] Shimmering smoke, fragrant with musk, gathers around TARGET!
[Failure] A tendril of perfumed smoke drifts past TARGET, but nothing comes of it.
[Damage] Sinuous smoke winds about TARGET in intimate coils, inflicting X points of damage!
[Debuff end] The air clears as the aromatic smoke clinging to TARGET fades away.
Blind (311)
[1p] As your faith overcomes TARGET's weakened defenses, you sense the passion and sensuality of the Seductress flowing through you.
[2p] CASTER's face shimmers and vanishes, and, in its place, you see the image of a staggeringly beautiful woman. Shimmering smoke surrounds her face, distorting it slightly, but her long-lashed eyes gaze knowingly into yours, dark with an unmistakable invitation. The image sears itself into your eyes before everything dissolves in a wash of grey.
Prayer (313)
[1p] Turning your thoughts inward, you ask for the desire of your deity to protect you. Your head swims as if with alcohol or incense, and you sense that your prayer has been granted.
[3p] Dusky silver light glitters in CASTER's eyes.
Censure (316)
For your transgressions, you shall know a hunger with no filling, a thirst with no quenching, and a yearning with no satisfaction. Every need you have will burn without ceasing until your entire body is aflame....
Raise Dead (318)
[1p] Rolling green mist seeps from your skin and glides across your fingertips only to swirl through the air toward TARGET. As the mist connects to his prone form, you feel a surge of power dance across your skin and watch as he writhes beneath its erratic gyrations.
[2p] Rolling green mist seeps from CASTER's skin and glides across her fingertips only to swirl through the air towards you. As the mist connects with your prone form, you feel a surge of power igniting your flesh and you writhe beneath its erratic gyrations.
[3p] Rolling green mist seeps from CASTER's skin and glides across her fingertips only to swirl through the air towards TARGET. As the mist connects with the prone form, a surge of power can be seen dancing across his skin and his writhes beneath its erratic gyrations.
Intercession
a milky green jade smoke wisp
Heat blooms at the core of your being, roiling outward to burst against your skin in a froth of sudden goosebumps. A curling wisp of smoke escapes your lips as you exhale, dispersing quickly, but you are left with a deep-seated sense of satisfaction.
Divine Wrath (335)
[1p]
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[3p]
[Look Caster]
[Manifestation]
Symbol of the Proselyte (340)
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[Chant]
Miracle (350)
[1p] Shimmering light tugs at your soul from somewhere above your head and you feel your spirit begin to tear. You split into six parts, each patterned with a wisp of smoke that transforms into a female dancer. Together, your spirit and the dancers twine their bodies in a sinuous dance that tugs at your hips and brings your arms high above your head. You feel the presence of your body beneath you and move with the dancer's cavorting forms towards your lifeless mouth. You watch as they bend to kiss you, and then let them draw you into the deep, dark recesses of your lips. Warmth begins to spread through you.
[3p]
Guard the Meek (1613)
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[3p]
Divine Strike (1615)
[1p] A pillar of smoky green radiance manifests around TARGET.
[2p] Your body surges with power as smoky green radiance coalesces around it!
[3p]
Aid the Fallen (1620)
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Judgment (1630)
[1p]
You briefly close your eyes, and your form is enveloped by thick smoke. A faint green light builds up and emanates from you before tendrils of green mist coalesce around your arm!
A length of a green tentacle bursts out from the tendrils of mist, striking TARGET!
The mist enshrouding your arm evaporates into nothing.
[3p]
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Divine Incarnation (1650)
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[Cast 3p]
[Expiration 1p]
[Expiration 3p]
[Zeal 1p]
[Zeal 3p]
[Armor 1p]
[Armor 3p]
[Smite 1p]
[Smite 3p]
[Onslaught 1p]
[Onslaught 3p]
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