Tag: Dwarven Ancestors

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  • Valaya

    The ancestor goddess Valaya is the wife of both [[Grungni]] and [[Grimnir]]; with whom she bore three sons of distinction: Grungni sired [[Smednir]] and [[Thungni]], and Grimnir did beget [[Morgrim]]. She is the goddess of …

  • Grungni

    Grungni is the principal ancestor deity of the dwarf pantheon, and the chief husband of the ancestor goddess [[Valaya]]; along with her second husband, and Grungni’s brother – [[Grimnir]]. Grungni’s portfolio of concerns …

  • Grimnir

    The ancestor god Grimnir is the brother of [[Grungni]] and joint husband of [[Valaya]], their sister. Grimnir is the patron of dwarven warriors and of the dwarven [[Slayer's Oath | Slayers’ Cult]] in particular. Grimnir is …

  • Morgrim

    Morgim is the eldest son of both [[Grimnir]] and [[Valaya]]; he was the first dwarf to develop the craft of engineering, and he taught his clans the techniques for creating engines of war, mining and other devices. Prior to …

  • Thungni

    The younger son of [[Grungni]] and [[Valaya]], Thungni is the ancestor god of [[Rune Magic]] and the craft of runesmithing. Dwarven lore declares that during the dwarven migration north, Thungni ventured deep into the earth …

  • Smednir

    Smednir is a dwarven ancestor deity of some importance, due to his patronage of metalworking and the refining of ore. In dwarven lore – Smednir the shaper of ore, taught metal craft to his younger brother [[Thungni]]. …

  • Gazul

    Even in the time of the ancestor gods, Gazul contemplated long upon the mortality of his race; born clanless, Gazul nevertheless established the dwarven tradition of venerating the dwarven ancestors – whether living or …