Berei

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Greyhawk Deity
Berei
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A sheaf of wheat stalks, the symbol of the goddess Berei.
Title(s) Hearth Mother
Home Plane Elysium
Power Level Lesser
Gender Female
Class(es)
Alignment Neutral Good
Portfolio Agriculture, Family, Home
Domains Community, Creation, Good, Plant, Protection
Alias(es)
Superior Beory

A lesser deity originally known to the Flan, Berei is goddess of Agriculture, Family, and Home. Her holy symbol is a sheaf of wheat stalks.

Description

Berei is depicted as a brown-skinned, kindly-looking woman carrying a sickle.

Relationships

Berei is thought by some to be a lesser aspect of the goddess of nature, Beory.

Realm

Berei can most often be found in the first layer of Elysium, in the realm of Principality.

Dogma

Berei tries to strengthen the ties of family and community, and urges care in the planting of crops.

Worshipers

Clergy

Berei's priests officiate over wedding ceremonies, attend births, and protect and teach their communities. Some clerics of Berei choose to wander, planting seeds, carrying news between communities, and looking for exotic crops. They often adopt their adventuring companions as if they were true family in every sense of the word.

Bibliography

  • Conforti, Steven, ed. Living Greyhawk Official Listing of Deities for Use in the Campaign, version 2.0. Renton, WA: Wizards of the Coast, 2005. Available online:[1]
  • Perkins, Christopher. Warriors of Heaven. Renton, WA: Wizards of the Coast, 1999.