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Nomog-Geaya was the hobgoblin deity of war and authority.[5]

Physical descriptionEdit

The god appeared as a huge, powerful goblin with rough, ash-gray skin, cold orange eyes, and teeth like a shark's.[5]

PersonalityEdit

As a commanding figure, Nomog-Geaya was said to have no expressions other than a grim, tight-lipped look of domineering authority. He was quiet and only spoke when he must.[5]

EquipmentEdit

The hobgoblin deity fought with a +3 wounding broadsword in one hand, and his +2 handaxe, which bore a symbol of pain, in the other.[5]

RealmEdit

Maglubiyet allowed Nomog-Geaya and Khurgorbaeyag to live in his realm of Clangor on the plane of Acheron to better keep an eye on them.[citation needed]

RelationshipsEdit

Nomog-Geaya was subservient to Maglubiyet, and detested Bargrivyek, the hobgoblin deity of territory.[5]

WorshipersEdit

As patron deity of hobgoblins, he was second only to Maglubiyet in hobgoblin religion and his symbol was a crossed broadsword and handaxe.[5]

HistoryEdit

Circa −3400 DR, hobgoblins and their dwarven slaves constructed a gigantic statue to Nomog-Geaya, in the Gorge of Nomog-Geaya the Warrior, at the mouth of the River Ith. The gorge became a gathering place for hobgoblin tribes for three centuries.[6][7] The idol was destroyed in −1931 DR by Calishite armies.[8]

AppendixEdit

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BackgroundEdit

Nomog-Geaya was first detailed in Roger E. Moore's article "The Humanoids: All About Kobolds, Goblins, Hobgoblins, and Gnolls" in Dragon #63, 1982.[2] Later, Nomog-Geaya was detailed in the book Monster Mythology (1992), which included details about his priesthood.[5] His role in the cosmology of the Planescape campaign setting was described in On Hallowed Ground (1996).[9]

Further ReadingEdit

Dragon #315. Bellevue, WA: Paizo Publishing, January 2004.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Colin McComb (1996). On Hallowed Ground. Edited by Ray Vallese. (TSR, Inc), p. 132. ISBN 0-7869-0430-5.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roger E. Moore (July 1982). “Point of View: The humanoids – Goals and gods of the kobolds, goblins, hobgoblins, & gnolls”. In Kim Mohan ed. Dragon #63 (TSR, Inc.), p. 27.
  3. Wizards RPG Team (2016). Volo's Guide to Monsters. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 44. ISBN 978-0786966011.
  4. Wizards RPG Team (2016). Volo's Guide to Monsters. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 46, 52. ISBN 978-0786966011.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 Carl Sargent (May 1992). Monster Mythology. (TSR, Inc), p. 50. ISBN 1-5607-6362-0.
  6. Steven E. Schend (1997). Lands of Intrigue: Book One: Tethyr. (TSR, Inc.), p. 88. ISBN 0-7869-0697-9.
  7. Brian R. James and Ed Greenwood (September, 2007). The Grand History of the Realms. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 29. ISBN 978-0-7869-4731-7.
  8. Brian R. James and Ed Greenwood (September, 2007). The Grand History of the Realms. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 33. ISBN 978-0-7869-4731-7.
  9. Colin McComb (1996). On Hallowed Ground. Edited by Ray Vallese. (TSR, Inc). ISBN 0-7869-0430-5.

ConnectionsEdit

Chief deity
Maglubiyet
Other deities
BargrivyekGrankhulHruggekKhurgorbaeyagNomog-GeayaSkiggaret
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