"In our hands lies the power
of the gods and the trust of the souls of the fallen."
- guild leader Esuin
Clerics of Elanthia are a vastly diverse group, as different
in their beliefs as there are combinations of the dozens
of Immortals that manifest
in everyday life. Clerics span the spectrum from the
benevolent worshipers of the Light gods to the malevolent
minions of the Dark gods, as well as the Keepers of
Balance in between.
We are the Priests of War and the Patrons of Peace.
We are the menders of the soul and the force that shears
it like fresh meat. We are the most feared opponent
of the Undead and the summoners of ancient spirits.
All are accepted, for in the Cleric guild, there is
but one solid doctrine -- You may worship any gods that
you wish, as long as your devotion is genuine.
Some skill in parrying, evasion and armor skills is
Clerics are the primary conduit between mortals and
the gods. A true Cleric must always be conscious to
show respect and devotion to the deities of their choice.
A Cleric in high favor with his or her gods will find
that their magical abilities are enhanced. Likewise,
a Cleric who shirks their duties and ignores the gods
may find their abilities fading. There are dozens of
ritual sequences and puzzles to choose from that allow
a Cleric to show their devotion. These methods are as
unique and varied as the gods themselves.
Clerics have the unique ability to COMMUNE
with the gods in their time of need, calling upon the
favor they have earned through their dutiful devotions.
Utilizing these abilities will strain the Cleric's favor
with their gods, so a wise Priest will continue to show
their devotion through rituals, in turn allowing them
to commune with the gods more often and for greater
A list of devotional rites is available for your reference
in the Cleric Guild halls, but you will not be able
to decipher any rite which you have not yet earned through
the completion of holy quests.