Battle of the Pantheons Winner Announcement

Thursday, June 25, 2020

In our April 16th blog, we announced the Battle of the Pantheons contest, run in conjunction with folks at the Know Direction Network. On June 11th, we revealed the four finalists and opened voting to members of the community. Now, it is time to announce the winner and sanction the new Pantheon for use in the Pathfinder Society organized play program.

Drumroll please!

The winner was The Path of the Heavens Pantheon by Conor Young!

Here is the pantheon in its final edited version. Characters in the Pathfinder Society may choose to follow this pantheon by downloading the pdf version of the pantheon and including it with their character sheet.

The Path of the Heavens

Areas of Concern Celestial bodies, navigation, travelers
Alignment CG (NG, CG, CN)
Divine Font heal
Divine Ability Intelligence or Wisdom
Divine Skill Survival
Domains moon, stars, sun, travel
Alternate Domains darkness, void
Cleric Spells 1st: longstrider, 2nd: flaming sphere, 3rd: gravity well (Lost Omens Gods & Magic 108)
Edicts guide travelers; observe the movements of the moon, planets, and stars
Anathema mislead a traveler, permanently blind an enemy
Favored Weapon Starknife

The Path of the Heavens is well known to those who make their way in Golarion. Looking down from above, these deities help travelers and voyagers find their path. Their guidance can be literal, or for others, more spiritual—some worshippers seek to know the progress of Sarenrae (the sun), Tsukiyo (the moon), and Desna (the stars) and through this knowledge gain enlightenment. Nocticula, the last member of the pantheon, for her part uses the cover of the darkness, the gaps in between the others, to shelter travelers and outcasts. Some who worship her as their primary deity in the pantheon seek to use the void between the stars to defend voyagers on the road. Though this is frowned upon by the other members of the Path of the Heavens, it does not seem to disrupt the harmony between the gods.

Watch the Know Direction Network for an announcement on their upcoming interview with Conor as well as follow up pieces on putting the contest together! You can find all this and more things Paizo on the Know Direction Network.

Until next time—Explore, Report, Cooperate!

Tonya Woldridge
Organized Play Manager

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1/5 5/55/5 **

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Congratulations, Conor!

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Congratulations Connor. Extremely well written!

Grand Lodge 4/5 5/55/55/55/5 **** Venture-Captain, Minnesota

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Congratulations, Conor! This was a work of art!

Paizo Employee 4/5 ** Developer

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Loved doing this so much! Thank you everyone who helped me with this, especially Tonya for working so hard to make this nugget of an idea into a treasure trove of amazing creative spirit! Wrote a little blurb about it on Know Direction. And now I'm off to make an Iruxi Cleric of The Path of Heavens! Ooh or maybe an Oracle...

Grand Lodge 4/5 ** Venture-Agent, Colorado—Denver

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Very cool pantheon! Congratulations!


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Well done Conor!

Thank you too, Dustin and Tonya & everyone else. :)

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Congradulations! That was my favorite. Profound respect to all the others as well.

Grand Archive

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Congratulations! Very well put together!

Verdant Wheel 3/5 5/5 **** Venture-Agent, Australia—QLD—Gold Coast

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Congrats to the Winner, this is a nice pantheon.

Scarab Sages 2/5 5/55/55/55/5

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Congrats to Conor on great work!

Silver Crusade 2/5 RPG Superstar 2014 Top 16

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This was the one I voted for as well! Definitely going to have to make a character who follows this pantheon, focusing on Nocticula's aspect of it, in the near future. :-D


Woo! Congratulations!

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Congratulations, Conor! Well done!

Scarab Sages 5/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Netherlands

Super awesome! Congratulations conor!

The Exchange 2/5 **** Venture-Agent, New Hampshire—Nashua

Congratulations Conor!

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Today, I successfully cleansed a shrine and re-dedicated it to the "Path of the Heavens!"

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