The Ancestral Choir

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The Ancestral Choir
A flute
Alignment True Neutral
Divine Rank Unknown
Pantheon Ravenloft
Portfolio Wisdom, Foresight, Protection, Beauty, Truth
Domains Knowledge, Luck, the Mora
Home Plane Demiplane of Dread
Worshippers Kartakans
Favoured Weapon Battleaxe

The Ancestral Choir is a deity worshipped in the domain of Kartakass in the Dungeons & Dragons setting of Ravenloft. It is one of several deities who were created for the 3rd edition run of the game to minimize direct references to other settings, having originally begun as a cult of the minor Forgotten Realms deity Milil. A minor religion, it was covered in the Ravenloft Gazetteer I.

The Cult of the Ancestral Choir is not actually so much a singular deity as a form of ancestral worship; believers hold that dead humanoids join the Ancestral Choir, where they are tasked with singing the world into shape, while animals go to the Dark Forest, where they do pretty much what they'd normally do without human interference. While everyone joins the Choir, the wicked are doomed to always have their contributions drowned out, no matter how hard they sing.

The Deities & Religions of Ravenloft
Lawful Neutral Chaotic
Good Brigantia - Ezra (Pure Hearts)
The Overseer - Ra
Andral - Belenus
Diancecht - Osiris
Daghda
The Morninglord
Tvashtri
Neutral Divinity of Mankind
Manannan mac Lir
Ezra (Home Faith) - Yutow
Ancestral Fey
Ezra (Erudites) - Hala
The Ancestral Choir
Lugh - Mytteri
Evil Anubis - Ezra (Zealots)
Math Mathonwy - The Lawgiver
Set - Zhakata
Arawn
The Eternal Order
Cat Lord - Erlin
Kali - Morrigan
The Spider Queen
The Wolf God
Unknown Dark Powers