Gaerdal Ironhand

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Greyhawk Deity
Gaerdal Ironhand
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The symbol of Gaerdal Ironhand.
Title(s) The Stern, Shield of the Golden Hills
Home Plane Twin Paradises of Bytopia
Power Level Lesser
Gender Male
Class(es)
Alignment Lawful good (LN tendencies)
Portfolio Protection, vigilance, combat
Domains Courage, Good, Law, Nobility, Protection, War
Alias(es)
Superior Garl Glittergold

Gaerdal Ironhand is the gnome deity of protection, vigilance, and combat.

Description

Gaerdal's legendary sternness is a bit of a joke among the pranksters of his pantheon, but it's said that their japes make him chuckle to himself in private.

Relationships

The gnome pantheon of gods consists of the leader Garl Glittergold, as well as Baervan Wildwanderer, Baravar Cloakshadow, Flandal Steelskin, Gaerdal Ironhand, Nebelun, Segojan Earthcaller, and Urdlen.

Gaerdal is distrustful of both Baervan Wildwanderer and Baravar Cloakshadow, whom he feels are deceitful and somewhat dishonorable.

Realm

Gaerdal lives in Stronghaven in the gnomish realm of the Golden Hills on the plane of Bytopia.

Dogma

Worshipers

Bibliography

  • Boyd, Eric L. Demihuman Deities. Renton, WA: Wizards of the Coast, 1998.
  • 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]