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Domain Sun, Summer, Fatherhood
Symbol a golden sunburst on a field of blue
Pantheon Pantheon of Liabo
Relationships Koar (father)
Lumnis (mother)
Lorminstra (sister)
Ronan (brother)
Tonis (son)
Voln (possible half-brother)
Smite/Bane Smite
Critical Fire

God of the Sun, Summer and Fatherhood

Phoen is the God of the Sun and Summer. He is consort to Oleani.

He is often considered the god of fatherhood, given his relationship with Oleani (the goddess of fertility), and as God of the Sun he represents the masculine side of fertility. The Sun God personifies manly power, to the point that he is often egotistical. There is more than one fable of Phoen causing harm rather than good through careless use of his great power.

The warmth and light associated with the sun, as well as the fact that they are life-nurturing qualities place Phoen in direct opposition to the Dark Gods. However, more often it is the Dark Gods regarding him as such that leads to conflict, rather than his desire to oppose them. He may also face them simply as a staunch ally of Oleani's.

Phoen's preferred humanoid manifestation is that of a man nearly identical to Ronan, but with golden hair that shines so brightly as to blind mortals. The clothes he wears are golden as well. In manner he is confidant, even to the point of egotism. His symbol is a golden sunburst on a field of blue.

Shrines, Statuary, and Holy Places

Cleric Guilds

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

The facial features of this statue are nearly identical to those of Ronan.  However, the bearing is that of a bold, forthright man whose confidence borders on arrogance.  On his breast is the symbol of a sunburst.

K>touch Phoen
You reach out and touch the statue of Phoen.

Warm golden sunshine surrounds you, even indoors.  With that sunshine comes a feeling of unshakable confidence and invulnerability, as if you could do anything you wanted without a fear of harm.  The feeling fades slowly, leaving you invigorated.

Wehnimer's Landing Cleric Guild

Located in the Antechamber of Liabo is a table inset with disks depicting all of the Liabo arkati, including one for Phoen. This area is not considered a holy shrine.

A golden sunburst on a field of blue is painted on the crystal disk representing Phoen.

Kharam Dzu Cleric Guild

One of the Halls of Lessons in the Kharam Dzu Cleric Guild is dedicated to Phoen. The statue is identical to that in the other Cleric Guilds. It is considered a holy shrine.

[Cleric Guild, Hall of Lessons]
A ruddy glow filters down from high above, casting the room in a bright crimson light. To the north stands a large altar of thick blue glaes, its face set with a large stylized sun of pure gold. Behind the altar is a statue of a man whose etched features bespeak of absolute confidence, and his hair is crafted of the same gleaming metal as the sun. A radiating sunburst pattern is set into the floor, the wavily-rendered flames tinted a fiery golden scarlet by the glow above.
Obvious exits: southeast
>look at altar
Carved from thick blue glaes that barely maintains the translucency associated with the metal, the altar is adorned with a brilliant golden sunburst upon its face.  A book wrapped with intricate gold leaf lies atop the altar, its pure white pages open.

>look on altar
On the glaes altar you see an inlaid gold leaf book.

>read book
In the Common language, it reads:
"You need only look up on a warm summer's day to see the full glory of Phoen's realm."

Additional information

In the Griffin Sword Saga, a paladin of Phoen participated in the last series of battle. His name was Ablen.


To add messaging, see deity messaging.
Spell/Ability Messaging
CHANT (verb)
[1p cleric] You chant a reverent orison, asking Phoen for the sun to rise again soon.
[3p cleric] CLERIC chants a short but reverent orison, asking for the sun to rise again soon.
[1p paladin] You bow your head and chant a short prayer to Phoen, causing bright golden and blue light to momentarily coalesce in front of you.
[3p paladin] PALADIN bows her head and chants a short prayer, causing bright golden and blue light to momentarily coalesce in front of her.
Major Sanctuary (220)
Hot, yet comforting, a warm summer wind swirls around you and blurs your vision with a glittering light...
[Summer Solace Sanctuary]
Soft, rich green grass spreads from horizon to horizon beneath a pale blue sky, while a golden sun burns brightly in the heavens. Sparrows flit through the meadow at play, their melodic warble soothing as it fills the air.
Tiny filaments of golden light sparkle around you, obscuring your vision. As the remnants of a summer breeze brush your cheeks, the world around you dissolves...
Well of Life (308)
As you sense your souls have linked together, warmth caresses your skin like the touch of the noontide sun.
Condemn (309)
[Success] The radiance of the sun surges from you to envelop TARGET!
[Failure] The air briefly warms between yourself and TARGET, but nothing comes of it.
[Damage] Light flares, hot and fierce, searing TARGET for X points of damage!
[Debuff end] The air cools around TARGET as the blinding brilliance fades away.
Blind (311)
[1p] As your faith overcomes TARGET's weakened defenses, your skin grows warm with the touch of sunlight as the masculine power of the Sun God flows through you.
[2p] CASTER's face shimmers and vanishes, and, in its place, you see the image of a gaunt man with golden hair that shines as brightly as the sun. His smile is confident and proud, and a touch of arrogance blazes in his blue eyes. Divine radiance flares around the image, and you are blinded.
Prayer (313)
[1p] Turning your thoughts inward, you ask for the power of your deity to protect you. The warmth of sunlight caresses your skin, and you sense that your prayer has been granted.
[3p] Golden radiance burns in CASTER's eyes.
Censure (316)
For your transgressions, the sun shall give you no warmth in winter and relentless heat in summer. Its light will not feed your crops and its power will not give you strength....
Raise Dead (318)
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[2p] A pleasant warmth encircles CASTER's body with a golden nimbus that is reminiscent of a rising sun, her features softened by its presence. As she lifts her right palm you notice a fierce energy fill her hand. The light, driven by CASTER's will, slants in thin lines from her hand across your face and fills you with the vigorous life of a burning sun.
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a brilliant golden sunburst talisman
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Divine Wrath (335)
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[Look Caster]
Symbol of the Proselyte (340)
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your golden sunburst talisman. The surface of the talisman flares with a bright golden light, which spreads out in a sunburst pattern across the back of your hand.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your golden sunburst talisman. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your talisman pulses once and you feel the blazing light of Phoen fill you.
Miracle (350)
[1p] Regal and proud, a broad-shouldered ethereal lion strides towards your lifeless form and you are filled with a sense of power and glory. As it moves towards you, its mane begins to shimmer with licking flames that resemble the rays of the sun. It lowers its gaze to you and you feel yourself drawn into their amber depths. The golden beast lifts a paw to your chest and a wave of warmth floods your limbs. As the light grows, the lion begins to dissipate into a golden nimbus that sinks into your body.
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Aid the Fallen (1613)
Repentance (1615)
[1p] A pillar of sunlight gold radiance manifests around TARGET.
[2p] CASTER's eyes glow with sunlight gold light, and then everything around you shimmers to match the golden hue.
[3p] CASTER's eyes glow with sunlight gold light, and a glimmering pillar of matching golden radiance manifests around TARGET.
Judgment (1630)
You briefly close your eyes, and a miniature sun frames the back of your head. A faint blue light builds up and emanates from your hand before it takes the shape of an ethereal chakram!
A ray of brilliant sunlight gleams from the edge of the ethereal chakram, striking TARGET!
The ethereal chakram flashes brightly and crumbles to dust.
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Divine Incarnation (1650)
[Cast 1p] Issuing the last syllables of your spell, your vision is momentarily obscured by golden sunspots.
[Cast 3p]
[Expiration 1p] You feel the influence of Phoen leaving you, as your vision is momentarily obscured by golden sunspots.
[Expiration 3p]
[Zeal 1p] Your veil iron greatsword is suddenly set ablaze with bright golden flames that swirl in a violent vortex around it!
[Zeal 3p]
[Armor 1p] Concentrating upon the might of Phoen, you beseech him to guard you and feel his warm presence settle upon your shoulders, back, and chest.
[Armor 3p]
[Smite 1p] Calling upon Phoen to guide your hand, you watch as a radiant golden claidhmore superimposes itself over your greatsword. Raising it high over your head, you bring it down upon a muscular supplicant and release the full might of Phoen upon her.
[Smite 3p]
[Onslaught 1p] You utter a soft prayer to Phoen and feel a familiar confidence suffuse you. Firm and unshakeable, you wield your weapon in a dazzling attack against all that surround you.
[Onslaught 3p]
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