Divine Heralds

With few exceptions, every one of the deities has its own herald, a favored minion that serves as a messenger and emissary throughout the planes and upon the mortal realm. While not necessarily the most powerful of a deity’s minions, heralds embody fundamental elements of a god’s faiths and philosophies, and thus prove particularly suited to interactions with mortal worshipers—although a herald appears only at the direct order of a deity, not merely because a powerful cleric requires aid. Thus, heralds are creatures myth, and their appearances mark lives and events of legend.

Heralds are unique outsiders of approximately CR 15 with 18 or fewer Hit Dice, making them available for summons via the spell greater planar ally. Only a deity’s worshipers can summon its herald; thus, even the most powerful worshiper of the Sun can never summon the Herald of Honor. In addition, only divine spellcasters can summon heralds, preventing arcane casters and spells like planar binding from effectively calling upon such beings. Even if a character proves powerful enough to call out to a herald, a deity has the final say in whether or not its emissary answers a worshiper’s summons, granting its herald’s service only to followers in the most extreme need or whose acts directly further its will.

Herald Deity Original Appearance
Herald of Armageddon God of The End AP64
Herald of Law God of Law AP8
Herald of Hell Lord of Hell AP29
Herald of the Pirate Queen Queen of Pirates AP55
Herald of Passion Goddess of Passion AP17
Herald of Freedom God of Freedom AP14
Herald of Dreams Goddess of Dreams AP5
Herald of Runes Goddess of Runes AP65
The Grim White Stag AP32
First Blade AP35
Personification of Fury AP38
Hand of the Inheritor AP26
The Old Man AP53
Yethazmari AP5
Herald of Freedom and Justice Wayfinder #4
Arcanotheign AP41
Stabbing Beast AP59
Stewart of the Skein AP47
Sunlord AP20
Spirit of Adoration AP50
Grand Defender AP62
Herald of Tsathogga Tsathogga Tome of Horrors Complete
Mother’s Maw AP47
The Prince in Chains AP11
Emperor of Scales AP44
Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Chronicles: Gods and Magic. Copyright 2008, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Author: Sean K Reynolds.

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