Deities & Religions

Freya

Goddess of Passion and Fertility.
Intermediate Deity
Symbol: Falcon
Home Plane: Asgard
Alignment: NG
Portfolio: Fertility, love, magic, vanity
Worshipers: Norske
Cleric alignment: any good
Domains: Air, Charm, Good, Magic
Favored weapon: Longsword

Freya is Frey's twin sister and Goddess of love; she rules over erotic, sexuality and romantic. All dead women and half of the men killed in battle come to her halls.

Dogma

Other than the followers of Balder, followers of Freya are not always beautiful, but passionate. In order to enter one of the numerous cults dedicated to this goddess, an appliant needs only to show his passion and fervour.

Clergy and Temples

Although clerics of Freya are passionate and romantic, they also worship Freya as a great warrior. Most clerics of Freya learn the arts of war or arcane power. The temples are highly decorated with gold and welcome most visitors that are willing to offer a piece of jewelry, a magic item or a scroll for Freya.

Shieldmaiden of Freya

The most devoted clerics of Freya as selected as Shieldmaidens. Despite the term, some members are males. The Shieldmaidens are brave warriors and dedicated spellcasters, having access to minor arcane powers.

Shieldmaiden also work on the battlefield after battle is over to bless the fallen, calling their deeds so that they are selected by the Valkyres. They honour the women fallen in battle and chant for their souls to be brought to the Halls of Freya. For this reason, Shieldmaiden of Freya cannot withdraw from battle, but must stay until the end to ensure that the souls of the fallen can depart.

Requirements:

In order to become a Shieldmaiden of Freya, a character must fulfil all following criteria:

  Alignment: any good
  Base Attack Bonus: +7
  Spells: Able to cast 3rd level divine spells
  Feats: Must be proficient with all martial weapons and with heavy armour
  Special: Must be a worshiper of Freya.

Class skills

A Shieldmaiden has following class skills (and the key ability for each skill) Climb (Str), Concentration (Con), Craft (Int), Heal (Wis), Intimidate (Cha), Jump (Str), Knowledge (arcana) (Int), Knowledge (religion) (Int), Ride (Dex), Spellcraft (Int) and Swim (Str).

Class Features

Arcane Spells: A Shieldmaiden can learn up to 5 arcane spells of each level, preparing them as if they were divine spells of the same level. She can use any metamagic and item creation feats she has with these spells.

Spell progression: With each new level as Shieldmaiden, a character advances a level as cleric of Freya, gaining new spells.

Feats: At levels 3rd, 6th and 9th, a Shieldmaiden can select a bonus feat from the fighter bonus feat list.

Hit points: Shieldmaiden of Freya gain 1d8 hp per level.

Skill points per level: 2 + Int modifier

LevelBABFort SaveRef SaveWill SaveSpecial
1st+1+2+0+2+1 level of existing divine spellcasting class
2nd+2+3+0+3+1 level of existing divine spellcasting class
3rd+3+3+1+3+1 level of existing divine spellcasting class, Bonus feat
4th+4+4+1+4+1 level of existing divine spellcasting class
5th+5+4+1+4+1 level of existing divine spellcasting class
6th+6+5+2+5+1 level of existing divine spellcasting class, Bonus feat
7th+7+5+2+5+1 level of existing divine spellcasting class
8th+8+6+2+6+1 level of existing divine spellcasting class
9th+9+6+3+6+1 level of existing divine spellcasting class, Bonus feat
10th+10+7+3+7+1 level of existing divine spellcasting class

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