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The Chosen were individuals imbued with divine power by at least one of the deities. It gave them power that was comparable to a demigod.[1] Some individuals served as the chosen to more than one deity.[2]


In the century following the events of the Spellplague, in the Year of Blue Fire, 1385 DR, there were no chosen who were not also exarchs.[3]

In 1480s DR, the chosen as they once were began to reappear in the Realms. Many of them played important roles in the events of the Second Sundering, acting as agents of their respective deities.[4]

Known Chosen[]

The following individuals were each chosen to a deity at some point in history, organized by the various pantheons of gods.

Dark Seldarine[]

Main article: Dark Seldarine
Main article: Chosen of Lolth

Draconic Pantheon[]

Main article: Draconic pantheon

Faerûnian Pantheon[]

Main article: Faerûnian pantheon
Main article: Chosen of Bane
Main article: Chosen of Mystra

Orc Pantheon[]

Main article: Orc pantheon


Main article: Seldarine
Labelas Enoreth
Rillifane Rallathil
Sehanine Moonbow

Untheric Pantheon[]

Main article: Untheric pantheon

Maztican Pantheon[]

Main article: Maztican pantheon





  1. Erin M. Evans confirmed in a post in the Candlekeep forum that he was a Chosen of Vhaeraun. He appears in The Adversary.
  2. Although the adventure Murder in Baldur's Gate presents three possible Chosen of Bhaal (Torlin, Rilsa Rael, and Ulder Ravengard), Torlin is the canonical candidate, and the one referenced in later releases such as Dead in Thay.


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