Male In Gar… Shothragot is the in a sense the herald of Tharizdun. I admire how you dissect Gygax’s adventures. Tharizdun's holy symbol is a jagged counterclockwise dark spiral rune known as the Spiral of Decay. The avatar was thought to have been destroyed, but in reality it only went into dormancy. Tharizdun created an avatar called Shothragot at the time of the Twin Cataclysms. He of Eternal Darkness,[1] Their current location is unknown, but it is certain that the collection was split up long ago. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Each gem is a fist-sized rock resembling obsidian, but queerly translucent if … [19], The frozen ruins of a temple to Tharizdun exist in a vast cavern in the underground waterways beneath the town of Narwell. Many cults are unaware that the entity that they worship is Tharizdun. Its purpose is to spread a prophecy of Tharizdun's return, and ultimately to unleash him upon the world. Most of their rites involve failed attempts to commune with their deity, or learn the secrets to unlocking the chains that bind him.[1]. Tharizdun’s avatar takes the same form he does: a pitch-black, roiling amorphous form. Shothragot. Tharizdun has many known artifacts. In 581 CY, a paladin of Heironeous broke the ring into three pieces. Realm Shothragot. The clerics ofTharizdu nbega n to pilfer the hoard of beautiful gems sacri-ficed to him by earlier servant — 33s 3 gems of utmost value, Unable to act upon the world directly, he dispenses his power from cover identities and aspects, such as the Elder Elemental Eye responsible for the infamous Temple of Elemental Evil. Forged by an unknown source, these gems are said to be the key to freeing the Dark God from his prison. [18], The Weeping Hexgram, discovered near the Ziggurat of Black in the year 576 CY, is a ten foot diameter black iron ring inset with a bowed hexagram, which seeps blood when exposed to sunlight. On Oerth, Tharizdun is particularly opposed by Pelor and Boccob. No entrance to the ziggurat has been found. Clergy Clerics of Tharizdun cannot gain spells from him in the normal way, … "One" that is known is actually many: a collection of gems known as the 333 Gems of Tharizdun. It was 3 linked encounters and the first encounter had the only "cool" dungeon dressing, that of the spiral associated with Tharizdun, carved into the floor of a pyramid. Holy symbol His followers under that identity also use a symbol of a golden flaming eye. the Anathema,[7] Tharizdun created an avatar called Shothragot at the time of the Twin Cataclysms. Its entranceway is in a massive demonic face, sixty feet tall, and permanently frozen over with ice. Elder Elemental Eye, the Forgotten God[4] Tharizdun created an avatar called Shothragot at the time of the Twin Cataclysms. When Tharizdun was chained in his prison, sealed away for eternity, his last act was to contain fragments of his essence in 333 gemstones that would enable his scions and servitors to unlock the shackles that bind him. Tharizdun created an avatar called Shothragot at the time of the Twin Cataclysms. [10], Tharizdun is followed by the Black Brotherhood, a dangerous sect of the Suloise Scarlet Brotherhood.[11]. His followers hoped to set him free. He was imprisoned ages ago by a coalition of deities to prevent the destruction of existence itself. If he actually manages to complete his task in collecting all of the 333 gems of Tharizdun the multiverse would basically cease to be. Merely reading this text is damaging to the mind of any but the mad followers of Tharizdun. the Eater of Worlds,[7] The gems existed in my campaign (although, originally as a different form but adjusted to fit the lore), the concept of Tharizdun already existed (I had orignally called him the World Eater which is also one of his actual aliases) and my cult was conveniently named very close to one of his. Their current location is unknown, but it is certain that the collection was split up long ago. The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun is an adventure module for the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) role-playing game, for use in the World of Greyhawk campaign setting.The module was published by TSR, Inc. in 1982 for the first edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons rules. In 591 CY a cult to the Elder Elemental Eye, an alias of Tharizdun, captured the Temple of All-Consumption. Rao, god of light, is particularly opposed to Tharizdun. Still another artifact, the Weeping Hexagram, is in the hands of the Scarlet Brotherhood. Dungeons & Dragons Lore Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. [21], A false rumor claimed that an abandoned shrine to Tharizdun existed in Veluna City.[22]. Tharizdun's cult is scattered across the world. The followers of Tharizdun are few and secretive, and most people do not even know that he was once worshiped. I read an article from a few years ago that detailed Tharizdun. The ruined Suel Imperium of Oerth knew of Tharizdun and considered him a god of magic and mysteries. The ancient Flan people knew of Tharizdun. [17], A forgotten temple of Tharizdun exists in the Yatil Mountains on the world of Oerth. [7], Cultists of Tharizdun made ritualized attempts to contact their imprisoned deity, but over centuries they became disillusioned and complacent. "One" that is known is actually many: a collection of gems known as the 333 Gems of Tharizdun. [30], Druniazth, the Claw of Tharizdun, is a sword made from black ruinite metal by cultists centuries after his banishment. It is speculated that the Dark God floats powerlessly through the Astral Plane, all but dead due to lack of followers. The Return to the Temple of Elemental module, Cult of Tharizdun: The Witnesses of Tharizdun, Shadow of Shothragot: The Price of Survival, https://dungeonsdragons.fandom.com/wiki/Tharizdun?oldid=25370. The power of magic is very gradually waning in the world of Oerth, and Boccob suspects that Tharizdun is responsible.[26]. Under the aspect of the Elder Elemental Eye, his holy symbol is a downward-pointing black triangle Tharizdun's colors are black and purple, if I recall, and these hues appear throughout the module itself. The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun is an adventure module for the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) role-playing game, for use in the World of Greyhawk campaign setting.The module was published by TSR, Inc. in 1982 for the first edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons rules. He has cults in Verbobonc and southern Furyondy.[13]. Their current location is unknown, but it is certain that the collection was split up long ago. I have left the adventure as intact as I possibly could, while adhearing to DnD Wiki's accepted format. Realm He Who Waits,[7] and the Lost God[3]. The majority of the Scarlet Brotherhood do not worship him, and he is not considered a Suel deity, at least not by the current Brotherhood. With his goal of destruction, Tharizdun is Chaotic Evil. Tharizdun has been imprisoned in some unknown demiplane ever since.[23]. This was just an example of a Tharizdun-inspired nasty final boss monster. Demiplane of Imprisonment The Chained God has many names [and epithets], but perhaps the name most commonly uttered by His worshipers is Tharizdun. [12], Many temples are led by charismatic high priests known as the Witnesses of Tharizdun, who live in opulent surroundings and partake in lavish food, drink, and other base desires at the expense of their underlings. Some of his clerics also use a two-tiered inverted ziggurat, known as the Obex. For example, there are believed to be 333 Gems of Tharizdun, each an minor unholy artifact. https://kingsway-role-playing-group.fandom.com/wiki/Gems_of_Tharizdun?oldid=3042, Fire Shrine Priest's Flame Tongue Longsword. [14], Midnight Darkness, a cult of assassins dedicated to Nerull, god of death, is secretly led by Karniquaza, a follower of Tharizdun and member of the Scarlet Brotherhood. The evil Archomentals, five powerful beings believed to be his offspring, are possible allies in his plots, and were intended to be accomplices during The Return to the Temple of Elemental module. [1][5]. Firstappearance Tharizdun has many known artifacts. [18], In recent years, Tharizdun's cult built a new temple in an extinct volcanic crater in the Lortmil Mountains, known as the Temple of All-Consumption. Unlike most deities of Oerth, who take humanoid shape, Tharizdun appears as a dark, amorphous form reminiscent of a sentient sphere of annihilation. The clerics of Tharizdun began to pilfer the hoard of beautiful gems sacrificed to him by earlier servants — gems of utmost value, ranging in worth from 5, to 50, gold pieces each. [16], Another ruined temple is located in the Jotens, a mountain range of Oerth. Tharizdun has no allies among the gods. I created it. Tharizdun is one of the core deities in the Player's Handbook (4e) (2008). Other artifacts associated with Tharizdun include the Sword Druniazth and the Spear of Sorrow. Aliases But purple? Instead, his people mutated into scorpion-like monsters, and his realm decayed into a desert. Intermediate Deity [1] Yet another (almost certainly insane) source claims his weapon to be something called a "Check Toee".[25]. For example, there are believed to be 333 Gems of Tharizdun, each an minor unholy artifact. Now, black as an "evil" color is somewhat cliched, so much so that it doesn't really have any effect upon me anymore. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Cloak of shadows Tharizdun (pronounced: / θ ɑːr ˈ ɪ z d ʌ n / thar-IZ-dun) was a long-forgotten interloper god originating from Oerth who sought to destroy all that is. During the Dawn War, he created the Abyss, an act for which he was imprisoned by the gods. His clerics traditionally wear black or purple robes. Rao's followers believe that the Crook of Rao was originally crafted by that god for the purpose of banishing Tharizdun's dark forces. Tharizdun's clerics cannot draw power from him unless they are in contact with an artifact such as these. Tharizdun, the Chained Oblivion, is the mad deity of death and trickery. Tharzidun was imprisoned ages ago by a coalition of deities to prevent the destruction of existence itself. "One" that is known is actually many: a collection of gems known as the 333 Gems of Tharizdun. The Scorpion Crown was gifted by him to the last king of Sulm. Tharizdun's clerics cannot draw power from him unless they are in contact with an artifact such as these. Lord of Decay,[6] Unless the gods once again find a way to chain Tharizdun. This is Tharizdun, the lord of entropy, the force of decay and destruction in the multiverse. Tharizdun’s avatar takes the same form he does: a pitch-black, roiling amorphous form. [7], The elhoriads are blackened, undead skeletons with a deadly entropic touch. Tharizdun is the god of Eternal Darkness, Decay, Entropy, Malign Knowledge, Insanity, and Cold. Humans in ancient times turned to Tharizdun for magical power, and brought upon an era of despair and eternal night. Most gems are a fist-sized rock resembling different shades of blood-red concentric banding in a circular pattern, with a combination of agates in a purplish rose gray and dark black brown obsidian. I really like the idea that there are 333 gems forming the gate to Tharizdun's prison, and that even a single one of them is such bad news that it can wreck an entire world. The beetles are mutated by feeding on the waste of otyughs within the temple, who possess horrible tentacles and beaks like that of a grell.[20]. The avatar was thought to have been destroyed, but in reality it only went into dormancy. They must be in contact with one of his few holy artifacts, or one of his ancient holy sites. The followers at his temple beneath the Yatil mountains gradually embezzled the sacred 333 Gems of Tharizdun by replacing them with less valuable gemstones, and the last of his high priests there died over a hundred years ago. Gender He is part of the Greyhawk pantheon. “One” that is known is actually many: a collection of gems known as the 333 Gems of Tharizdun. Tharizdun's followers seek to reclaim the 333 Gems of Tharizdun, a collection of gemstones sacred to the Dark One, sacrificed to him by cultists in ages past. The clerics of Tharizdun began to pilfer the hoard of beautiful gems sacrificed to him by earlier servants — 333 gems of utmost value, ranging in worth from 5,000 to 50,000 gold pieces each. Reality warps in its wake. It's not certain, but it suspects these items are … [2], Numerous smaller cults have risen since then. Tharizdun’s temples (often in the shape of black ziggurats) are usually hidden, due to necessity. Tharizdun has many known artifacts. Tharizdun has many known artifacts. Another exists in the sewers below Verbobonc, whose membership numbers 55. Even fragments of destroyed artifacts are priceless to the cult, since clerics cannot receive spells from Tharizdun without being in proximity to such an artifact. On Oerth, Tharizdun is particularly opposed by Pelor and Boccob. It is rumored that a temple of Tharizdun exists in the Gull Cliffs. Tharizdun has many known artifacts. [1] Contact with the imprisoned Dark God is only possible in proximity to one of his remaining artifacts or forgotten unholy sites, and even then his blessings come at the cost of madness. Other artifacts associated with Tharizdun include the sword Druniazth and the Spear of Sorrow. Recently freed, Shothragot hopes to collect the 333 gems of Tharizdun and set its master free. [31], Over a thousand years ago, Tharizdun gifted the Scorpion Crown to Shattados, king of the empire of Sulm.[6]. No beings have encountered Tharizdun for over a millennium, and his alignment can only be inferred from that of his insane followers. There are believed to be 333 Gems of Tharizdun, each able to grant power to a cleric of Tharizdun in contact with minor unholy artifacts such as these. It dreams the infinite Abyss and its demon hordes into being.3 1 Appearance 2 History 3 Worship 3.1 Commandments of the Chained Oblivion 3.2 Known Worshipers 4 References Tharizdun is depicted, if at all, as "a creature of rolling, hungry ink and darkness",3 a spreading cloud of lightless destruction. Tharizdun's holy symbol is a jagged counterclockwise dark spiral rune known as the Spiral of Decay. There are believed to be 333 Gems of Tharizdun, each able to grant power to a cleric of Tharizdun in contact with minor unholy artifacts such as these. The Spear of Sorrow, a cursed polearm seven feet in length and carved entirely from black stone, is sacred to Tharizdun. Shothragot. [17] Wielders of a dark blade called Druniazth find themselves drawn here. Tharizdun, the Chained Oblivion, is the mad deity of death and trickery. His cult appears prominently in Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil (2001). Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Module 1 – hemple of 90 books. In cold chamber deep underground, called the black cyst, a black mist squirms within a floating hemisphere of black needlerock. In the World of Greyhawk campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game, Tharizdun is the god of Eternal Darkness, Decay, Entropy, Malign Knowledge, Insanity, and Cold. [9], By far the greatest of Tharizdun's ancient temples was located in the Kron Hills of Oerth. Assuming they've been scattered, those using their power now might not be well disposed toward giving them back, especially for the purpose the party has in mind. Clerics of Tharizdun cannot gain spells from him in the normal way, due to his imprisonment on some unknown plane. Realm His most dedicated followers are the Doomdreamers, a high-ranking caste of priests who receive visions from Tharizdun. Its purpose is to locate and restore that god's ancient and forgotten temples and awaken his sleeping guardians. Realm [33], In a time before surviving record, forgotten temples of Tharizdun were built by evil cultists of that dark god, who gathered in his name to undertake terrible deeds. Many follow him in the optimistic belief that he will spare his loyal servants when he destroys the multiverse. Their current location is unknown, but it is certain that the collection was split up long ago. Gygax later used him in his novels. For a full article on the topic with citations, please see Tharizdun at Greyhawkonline.com. The clergy of Tharizdun preach that all things eventually crumble, and in time Tharizdun's victory over the gods will be complete.[9]. Followers place great importance on the number three. On Oerth, Tharizdun is particularly opposed by Pelor and Boccob. A quote from that author's work The Eldritch Dark appears in the introduction to Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil (2001). Chaotic Evil During the Dawn War, Tharizdun felt he needed no help from the gods to battle the primordials, just more power.He found that power in a shard of evil at the edge of the universe. All the gems have displayed an ability to pull themselves in the direction of other nearby gems and seem to want to be brought together. Their current location is unknown, but it is certain that the collection was split up long ago. Clerics of his aspect, the Elder Elemental Eye, typical… This was just an example of a Tharizdun-inspired nasty final boss monster. Contact with the deity brings insanity and death, and no accurate surviving descriptions or depictions of him remain. Although the cult's leaders are fully aware of this, many low-ranking members merely seek revenge against society, and are unaware with the full extent of the Dark God's destruction, should he be freed. Tharizdun's few followers are almost all insane, and those who are not are extremely dangerous. the Despised,[7] Then, as time continued to pass, even this ritual grew stale and meaningless. They are typically used to guard temples, and were created by the cult by combining the art of necromancy with the power of one of Tharizdun's dark artifacts. [2], A temple to Tharizdun exists in the Drachengrabs, a mountain range of Oerth. "One" that is known is actually many: a collection of gems known as the 333 Gems of Tharizdun. Newer temples to Tharizdun exist in the abandoned buildings of cities, disused sewer chambers, and the cellars of converts. Perhaps each gem contain a portion of Tharizdun's power, stolen from him in the act of imprisonment. The clerics of Tharizdun began to pilfer the hoard of beautiful gems sacrificed to him by earlier servants — 333 gems of utmost value, ranging in worth from 5,000 to 50,000 gold pieces each. Many items crafted more recently are etched with a vortex symbol.[29]. If he has holy days, they are unknown to all but perhaps some of his followers. Tharizdun's clerics cannot draw power from him unless they are in contact with an artifact such as these. Spiral of Decay, Obex Clerics of his aspect, the Elder Elemental Eye, typically wear ochre-colored robes, sometimes altered to represent one of the four elements. Tharizdun appears in the Player's Handbook (5e) (2014) as a warlock patron, appearing as a Great Old One alongside such entities as Great Cthulhu. Avatars. Boccob, god of magic, actively opposes Tharizdun and works to ensure that he remains imprisoned. I really like the idea that there are 333 gems forming the gate to Tharizdun's prison, and that even a single one of them is such bad news that it can wreck an entire world. I claim no credit for the Cult ot Tharizdun. the Patient One,[7] "One" that is known is actually many: a collection of gems known as the 333 Gems of Tharizdun. Tharizdun is the god of Eternal Darkness, Decay, Entropy, Malign Knowledge, Insanity, and Cold. Clerics of Tharizdun cannot gain spells from him in the normal way, due to his imprisonment on some unknown plane. The party have found substantially larger gems in the elemental shrines within the Temple of Boccob, the gem that was fashioned into part of the water shrine fell into the pool of water below after the party defeated its Wastrilith occupant before being salvaged by Richard Dickens and Einrik Stürmkarst. Tharizdun is the evil god of madness and annihilation, and once ruled the Astral Domain Pandemonium in the Astral Sea. Wielder gains one temporary HP, and a unknown curse. Tharizdun the Chained God,[8] [24], In as far as the enigmatic Tharizdun favors any one weapon, most concur that it is the dagger, and followers of the Dark God often carry sharp, curved daggers with which they conduct terrible rituals of sacrifice. Recently freed, Shothragot hopes to collect the 333 gems of Tharizdun and set its master free. Narrow pathways wind through the conflagration, passing near black iron cages hanging from thick chains set into the ceiling. Tharizdun is a long-forgotten god who craves nothing less than the unmaking of the universe, destroying everything—himself included—in the process. [28], The cult of Tharizdun possesses numerous artifacts and lesser magic items sacred to the Dark God, and devotes considerable resources to finding more. [4], Although Tharizdun still has limited influence outside of his demiplane of imprisonment, he has not been heard from for over a thousand years.[1]. Purple is a royal color … Shothragot. The Cult of Tharizdun This Adventure was written by Darren Drader, a long time Wizard of the Cost and a gaming genious. [7], The black cysts are amorphous spheres of pure blackness, formed from the coagulated nightmares of sleeping Tharizdun. the Father of Elder Evils,[7] Tharizdun's followers are highly secretive, and his temples are well hidden. Followers of Tharizdun conduct terrible rituals of sacrifice. Tharizdun has many known artifacts. “One” that is known is actually many: a collection of gems known as the 333 Gems of Tharizdun. Enjoy. Tharizdun's followers seek to reclaim the 333 Gems of Tharizdun, a collection of gemstones sacred to the Dark One, sacrificed to him by cultists in ages past. Tharizdun’s temples (often in the shape of black ziggurats) are usually hidden, due to necessity. These creatures grow as cultists perform ritual sacrifice to it. [5], At least one sage belives that Tharizdun himself wields the Spiral of Decay represented in his holy symbol, for which no equivalent weapon exists in human knowledge. [22], Tharizdun first appeared in Gary Gygax's adventure, The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun (1982).[2]. They collect rare and esoteric knowledge, such as the names of demons. Of late, Shothragot has become aware of a number of black jewels, 333 to be exact, known as the Gems of Tharizdun. [3], An ancient, but inert temple of Tharizdun survives in Erelhi-Cinlu, the drow city. [9][10] The leaders of the cult at the Temple of Elemental Evil are known as the Doomdreamers.[12]. [10], A temple exists near the upper Jewel river, from which occasionally pour forth horrible giant beetles with skeletal heads. The avatar was thought to have been destroyed, but in reality it only went into dormancy. Tharizdun has many known artifacts. It is located in the Ghetto of Foreigners, and resembles a black ziggurat. It is a massive sphere of black tar, buried beneath the world for a thousand years. Rank The albino gnomes beneath the hills here are said to dig caverns to steer visitors away from the temple. [23], Under the aspect of the Elder Elemental Eye, his holy symbol is a downward-pointing black triangle with an inverted yellow Y within it. [23], The Book of Incarum, holy text of the church of Rao, tells that Rao is the creator of mankind. Their current location is unknown, but it is certain that the collection was split up long ago. Realm Tharizdun's greatest servant is Shothragot, the Herald of Tharizdun[27], a disconnected avatar of the Dark God. Tharizdun has many known artifacts. Tharizdun, the Dark God, He of Eternal Darkness, is an evil deity of decay, insanity and darkness. the Author of Wickedness,[7] Other artifacts associated with Tharizdun include the horn known as the Wailer of Tharizdun, the sword Druniazth and the Spear of Sorrow. Yesterday our bi-weekly game met, this time with a side trek from a different DM. Their current location is unknown, but it is certain that the collection was split up long ago. He is called the Ebon God,[5] It dreams the infinite Abyss and its demon hordes into being.3 1 Appearance 2 History 3 Worship 3.1 Commandments of the Chained Oblivion 3.2 Known Worshipers 4 References Tharizdun is depicted, if at all, as "a creature of rolling, hungry ink and darkness",3 a spreading cloud of lightless destruction. Tharizdun does not appear in the Player's Handbook (3.0) (2000), which made Greyhawk its implied setting, but is listed in the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (2000). Tharizdun's servants last called forth his avatar in the year -422 CY, during the Twin Cataclysms which destroyed the Suel Imperium and Baklunish Empire. [15], Those forgotten temples which survive are in dark, undergound places, kept freezingly cold by ancient magic placed by the fanatics who built them. His first mention was in an adventure module titled, appropriately enough, WG4 The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun. Recently freed, Shothragot hopes to collect the 333 gems of Tharizdun and set its master free. However, the Brotherhood intentionally spreads rumors to the contrary, sowing fear and misinformation among their enemies. His clerics traditionally wear black or purple robes. “One” that is known is actually many: a collection of gems known as the 333 Gems of Tharizdun. In recent times, the forces of Tharizdun built a new temple on this most profane site, known as the Temple of Elemental Evil. Mostly looted or sold off after Tharizdun's imprisonment, they have spread across the world by traders unaware of their connection to that evil deity. It is speculated that this was in turn inspired by the deity Thasaidon, from the works of Clark Ashton Smith. Gygax'… worship for Tharizdun, and endless services to awaken the being were conducted by route. Assuming they've been scattered, those using their power now might not be well disposed toward giving them back, especially for the purpose the party has in mind. A few operate more openly in remote wilderness areas where the locals are too few and too cowardly to challenge them. Tharizdunis one of the old ‘Big Bad Guys’ of Dungeons & Dragons lore. According to His worshipers, the Chained God was the Nothingness which preceded Creation, and He aches to return the multiverse to that prior state of Absolute Tranquility. Greyhawk pantheon, Dawn War pantheon Published in 1982, this module tells us that our villain was evil, built a cult to worship him, was vanquished, and disappeared from the face of the earth. Recently freed, Shothragot hopes to collect the 333 gems of Tharizdun and set its master free. The Dark God,[1] The Ebon God, He of Eternal Darkness,[2] the Lost God[3] On Oerth, Tharizdun is particularly opposed by Pelor and Boccob. Tharizdun is known by one name or another across countless worlds. Alignment The avatar was thought to have been destroyed, but in reality it only went into dormancy. Pantheon It is presumed to have been written by one of his followers after the deity's banishment. Darkness, destruction, entropy, insanity Rao created the two moons of Oerth to create light for those who repented, and sent his servant Incarum with the Crook of Rao to cast out the forces of Tharizdun from the world. Legend has it that the clerics of Tharizdun began to pilfer his hoard of beautiful gems when all attempts to resurrect the God failed; 333 gems of utmost value, … the Undoer,[7] [18], There is a temple to Tharizdun hidden in the Free City of Greyhawk. Titles D&D creator Gary Gygax named Tharizdun after Tharzduun or Tharzdu'un, a deity created by Rob Kuntz. Other artifacts associated with Tharizdun include the horn known as the Wailer of Tharizdun, the sword Druniazth and the Spear of Sorrow. "One" that is known is actually many: a collection of gems known as the 333 Gems of Tharizdun. Lament for Lost Tharizdun is a book bound in black scaly hide, written in silver ink on black paper. Here, little is really revealed about him other than he exists. Tharizdun and his servants grew ever more powerful, until the other gods set aside their differences and colluded to banish his presence from the world. Around -700 CY, the ruler of Sulm invoked the Dark One in hopes of uniting his feuding subjects. It is led by Damargath, a human cleric/fighter from the cult's Greyhawk chapter. Realm Edit the Ender,[7] Legend has it that when all attempts to free the God from his banishment failed, believing him gone from the world the worshippers of Tharizdun pilfered his entire hoard of beautiful gems, radiating evil and each ranging in size, shape and worth from roughly 5,000 to 50,000 gold pieces each. 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