Cayden Cailean

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Cayden Cailean
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Aliases The Accidental God, The Drunken God, The Drunken Hero, The Lucky Drunk
Alignment Chaotic Good
Divine Rank God
Pantheon Inner Sea Gods
Portfolio Freedom, bravery, getting absolutely hammered
Domains 1e: Chaos, Charm, Good, Strength, Travel, Azata, Competition, Exploration, Ferocity, Love, Lust, Resolve, Revelry
Home Plane Elysium
Worshippers Adventurers, brewers, barkeeps, innkeepers, vintners
Favoured Weapon Rapier


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"CHUG-CHUG-CHUG!"

– The Faithful of the Drunken Hero

Cayden Cailean is one of the gods of the Pathfinder setting. He is the Chaotic Good god of alcohol, freedom, and bravery. He has a pack of divine hounds too, which is neat.

He also has what is probably the most awesome backstory of any fictional deity ever, as in all modesty, some actual gods from history would be able to contest his claim to the crown.

Once, Cayden Cailean was a mortal mercenary who loved drinking, fighting, getting it on, and all around having a damn good time and sharing it with everyone. One night, he was drunk off his ass, and a friend of his dared him to take the Test of the Starstone, which entailed entering the cathedral of that particular space rock by crossing a chasm out front, and then overcoming whatever traps and obstacles lay within, a feat few other mortals have ever accomplished (Iomedae and Norgorber most notably). Three days after his purported attempt, he woke up with a splitting headache which he disintegrated with a mere thought, as the drunkard had without recollection and probably by accident become a god, the madlad.

Cayden Cailean is exactly what you'd expect if your average chaotic good adventurer became a god. Instead of temples, he has taverns , his clerics are bartenders, his holy text is short enough to fit on a placard, and every single one of his rituals involves alcohol, as every magical or dangerous situation should.

Across the inner sea region, dashing hero and lovable rogue both raise a cup in this dude's name.

Gallery[edit]

The deities of Golarion
Lawful Neutral Chaotic
Good Adanye - Apsu - Chohar - Erastil
Gruhastha - Ihys - Iomedae - Myr - Osiris
Shizuru - Torag - Tsukiyo - Wadjet
Aesocar - Arundhat - Bes - Cihua Couatl
Isis - Jaidi - Kazutal - Khepri
Kurgess - Lady Jingxi - Neith - Qi Zhong
Sarenrae - Shelyn - Tlehar - Yuelral
Cayden Cailean - Desna - Elion
Findeladlara - Hathor - Ketephys - Kofusachi
Milani - Selket - Uvuko
Neutral Abadar - Amaznen - Anubis - Aroden
Horus - Irori - Luhar - Ma'at - Ra
Ravithra - Thoth
Balumbdar - Chamidu - Daikitsu - Fandarra
Gozreh - Grandmother Spider - Likha
Nalinivati - Nethys - Onos
Pharasma - Ptah - Ragdya - Sivanah
Yamatsumi
Abhoth - Acavna - Azathoth - Bastet - Besmara
Calistria - Gorum - Groetus - Hei Feng
Kalekot - Lubaiko - Nephthys - Nocticula
Sekhmet - Sobek - Speakers of the Depths
Sun Wukong - Yog-Sothoth
Evil Achaekek - Asmodeus - Dhalavei
Diomazul - General Susumu - Lissala
Minderhal - Sicva - Yaezhing
Zon-Kuthon - Zursvaater
Ah Pook - Bound Prince - Droskar
Fumeiyoshi - Lao Shu Po - Norgorber
Raumya - Scal - Set - Ulon
Urgathoa - Zyphus
Apep - Camazotz - Dahak - Ghlaunder
Lahkgya - Lady Nanbyo - Lamashtu
Nhimbaloth - Nyarlathotep - Rovagug
Shub-Niggurath - Urazra - Ydersius