Iuz is the maternal grandson (by adoption) of Baba Yaga, and through Graz'zt, the half-brother of Athux, Thraxxia, and Arzial. At the same time, Lolth manipulated hordes of giants into invading Geoff and Sterich, distracting the peoples of the Sheldomar still further. "Iggwilv's Legacy: The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth. In the World of Greyhawk campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game, Iuz (pronounced YOOZ or EE-uz) is the chaotic evil demigod of Deceit, Evil, Oppression, Pain, and Wickedness. Dungeons and Dragons Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. His altars are built of bones and include many skulls. The deity of magic, Boccob, appears as a handsome man of indeterminate age clad in loose purple garments. The Sovereign of Strength and Steel Dol Dorn is the only chaotic deity of the Sovereign Host and embodies the conflict of good over evil. Iuz returned to Dorakaa, slaying impostors, dissidents, and those whose bodies exploded particularly entertainingly, their skulls adding to Iuz's grisly road. In 570, Robilar, his orcish henchman Quij, and the priest Riggby ventured to the Godtrap at Mordenkainen's urging. His weapon of choice is the whip and greatsword. It was about this time Iuz used a dark ritual to steal power and life force from many victims, making himself a demigod. Vecna was eventually thwarted by a group of adventurers, freeing Iuz in the process and allowing the Prince of Pain to renew his warring on Oerth. Goblins, similarly, began rallying to his cause as well. Perhaps the Shield Lands could have resisted, but they refused to allow the Furyondians to aid them, fearing re-annexation by their former Furyondian rulers. Iuz, who is the strongest and most deceitful of all, is the rightful and destined ruler of all of Oerth. With a guileful tongue, Iuz convinced the rulers of the Fruztii, Schnai, and Cruski, and the raiders of the Hold of Stonefist, that he was the Great God returned. Iuz (pronounced YOOZ, EE-uz or EYE-ooze) is the chaotic evil demigod of Deceit, Evil, Oppression, Pain, and Wickedness. In his demonic form, he is seven feet tall, with reddish skin, pointed ears, and long, steely fingers. Slowly Iuz's forces increased in size as humans and orcs gathered under the banner of the Child of the Evil One. Refugees from his conquests told tales of a road of skulls leading from the hills to the capital of the land, Dorakaa. In reality, Iuz was trapped under Castle Greyhawk by the Lord Mayor of Greyhawk, Zagyg Yragerne in the Mad Archmage's own quest for godhood. Iuz responded by executing the exiled Furyondian nobles who had been his vassals and replacing them with things from the Abyss—nabassu, cambions, vrocks, hezrou, and mariliths. At the same time, Iuz's armies destroyed the Horned Society and conquered the Shield Lands, The Bandit Kingdom, the Barrens and the a portion of Furyondy near his border as well as the edge of the Vesve Forest boarding the Highvale. For descriptions of the individual weapons, see V-1 flying bomb, V-2 rocket and V-3 cannon. Iuz. Power level Iuz was originally a strikingly handsome cambion. The atrocities he committed during these early campaigns made it clear to all who witnessed those battles that whoever his parents were, Iuz certainly had no humanity. As far away as the Principality of Ulek, contingency plans were drawn up in case Iuz should invade. With tens of thousands of his troops slain, Iuz agreed to the sign on to the Pact of Greyhawk. Iuz was deceived and imprisoned in 581 by a powerful riven, Vecna. Iuz, for his part, spent some time ensuring he had absolute mastery of his kingdom before making his next move. ", His priesthood is detailed for this edition in Complete Divine (2004). The Maiden of Pain has an instinct for inflicting both physical and psychological pain, always striking at the biggest chink in her victimâs emotional armor. Somehow, despite losing much of its northern territories and the Vesve, Furyondy managed to hold. Fifth Edition encourages this as a way to incorporate unlisted weapons, with the Dungeon Master's Guide using an example of implementing a katana as a reflavoured longsword. Although Graz'zt was ultimately banished, Iggwilv's powers were exhausted by the melee, and she retreated to other worlds to recover. They adopt inconspicuous garb outside the Empire of Iuz, but among the faithful they dress in rusty black or white streaked with rust-red stains of blood. ", Marmell, Ari. , The realms of Iuz were described in the accessory Iuz the Evil (1993), and are further detailed in the adventure anthology The City of Skulls (1993). Base Speed: 30ft 3. Eventually they refused to believe Iuz was their Great God at all, but the damage had already been done: Stonefist was firmly allied to Iuz's cause. Shimmering golden runes that move and change cover his attire. He once had a High Priest, Patch, who was destroyed by the armies of Furyondy during the Greyhawk Wars. Title(s) "Dragon's Bestiary: Minions of Iuz. Iuz is the half-fiend or cambion demigod son of Graz'zt, a demon lord of the Abyss, and the human witch Iggwilv. Using magics Mordenkainen had given them, they freed Iuz with the intent of slaying him. Tenser, Bigby, and Neb Retnar showed up shortly thereafter, and a six-against-one melee ensued. Bigby might have crushed the weakened Iuz to death using his famed Hand spells, but Iuz's magic lashed back at him, leaving Riggby catatonic for days and turning Neb Retnar to evil. Bag of Holding: The Trope Namer for the handy sack that can hold an infinite amount of stuff. "History of the Greyhawk Wars.". Deceit and guile are the proper tools of the enlightened ruler. By 480 CY, Iuz had earned the title Lord of Pain as his conquest began against his weakened neighbors. He also cultivated an alliance with Zuggtmoy, the demon queen of fungi, laying the foundations of what would become the Temple of Elemental Evil. Loviatar(loh-vee-a-tar) is the aggressive, domineering and fearless patron of torturers, sadist, and bullies. In his human form, he is barely five feet in height, and can attack with a disgusting spittle that withers all that it touches. Gygax, Gary. "Beings of Power: Four Gods of Greyhawk.". Iuz was originally a strikingly handsome cambion. Iggwilv had, at Graz'zt's suggestion, decided to use her pet fiend Tsojcanth to seal an ever-growing hole leading to the Abyss. Odin has assumeâ¦ Graz'zt had the upper hand in these dealings, holding Iuz's mother hostage as he did. +2 racial bonus to balance, climb and jump checks.4th EditionLow-light VisionLongtooth Shifter: If you choose to play a longtooth shifter you gain the Longtooth Shifting encounter power which allows the shifter to transform into their bestial state and provides the character with bonuses to damage and regenerative abilities.Razorclaw Shifter: If you choose to play â¦ Some adorn their robes with bones. Before his plans could be completed, however, he was trapped again in Zagyg's Godtrap by a simulacrum of his mother Iggwilv, who hoped to use his power to make herself into a true living being. Weapon Name Stats Description How to Obtain Ad'idhrirc Physical Attack Power +87 Agility +25 10% Chance to apply insanity Aetherius Physical Attack Power +450 HP Regen Rate +12% The Newest of all weapons. Though aware of the return of his nation's old foe, King Belvor IV of Furyondy ignored it at first, concentrating on uniting the quarreling factions within his own country. Greyhawk Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Smiling wickedly, Graz'zt seized the shocked Mother of Witches and dragged her back to his Abyssal realm to torment her at his leisure. In the epic battle that resulted from Graz'zt striking out against Iggwilv in a bid for freedom, Iuz's handsome form was split into two "halves." This page may be a Stub or not include some information. The worshippers of Iuz seek to further the expansion of their master's empire. Iuz returned to Dorakaa in 583. Iuz was conceived around 460 CY, shortly after his mother Iggwilv imprisoned the demon lord Graz'zt. Kord is the storm god and the lord of battle. In 479 CY, a warlord in the Howling Hills left control of his land to his "son". He hates Keoghtom, Kelanen, Heward, and Murlynd for aiding in his imprisonment, and hates Bigby, Neb Retnar, Quij, Robilar, Riggby, Tenser for trying to kill him. Bulmahn, Jason; James Jacobs, Mike McArtor, Erik Mona, F. Wesley Schneider, Todd Stewart, Jeremy Walker (September 2007). In the meantime, the orcs of the northlands had named him the Old One, and their worship helped increase the demigod's power. Iuz holds a deep hatred for Vecna as a result of his humiliation. Without his mother's magic, the progress of Iuz's empire slowed, though it did not stop. Favored weapon This work was superseded by the Deities & Demigods source book, which was first published in 1980. , Iuz was one of the deities described in the From the Ashes set (1992), for the Greyhawk campaign, and appeared again in Greyhawk: The Adventure Begins (1998). Home; Random; Nearby; Log in; Settings; About Wikipedia; Disclaimers Initially, he was adopted by a minor lord on Oerth. In less than three years, that territory was expanded, creating a small kingdom. The weapons can date back anything from a few years or decades and originate from foreign campaigns in the Middle East, according to analysts. Luz is a Dominican-Americanfourteen-year-old girl with tan skin, dark titian hair, and hazel-brown eyes. From then on, Iuz's once-handsome visage resembled a withered old manikin or a bloated, bestial-faced demon. Along with eight other demigods, he was incarcerated in Zagig's Godtrap beneath Castle Greyhawk until released by Lord Robilar in 570 CY. The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth (adventure), The Hidden Shrine of Tamochan (adventure), https://greyhawk.fandom.com/wiki/Iuz?oldid=10653. The first official publication to detail god-like beings for use in the Dungeons & Dragons game was Gods, Demi-gods & Heroes, published in 1976 as the fourth supplement for the original edition. He would consolidate his gains for a time before striking anew. He is an ally, and sometimes lover of, Zuggtmoy, Demon Queen of Fungi, who keeps his soul amulet safe in her layer of the Abyss. Iuz was also named as one of the greatest villains in D&D history by the final print issue of Dragon. Examples include Cyric's longsword Razor's Edge and Thors famous warhammer Mjolnir. In 505 CY Iuz vanished. That move came in 582 CY, when a band of barbarian heroes—Stumred Barduran, Baern Barraeth, Fenestir "Swifthand" Galander, Ingrid Hashandir, Sabrala Starbreaker, and Helden Stormfist—reunited the legendary Blades of Corusk. "Protection Circles and the Like..." Dragon #56 (TSR, 1981). However, the alliance discovered Iuz's forces had slaughtered every last man, woman and child, bringing them back as the undead. In the epic battle that resulted from Graz'zt striking out against Iggwilv in a bid for freedom, Iuz's handsome form was split into two "halves." Iuz's clergy believe in the survival of the fittest, and so battle one another as often as they battle the enemies of their lord. The patron of any who fight for a living, such as fighters, gladiators, or athletes, Dol Dorn leads the rest of the Sovereign Host into battle. Rules information Iuz is variously called "The Old One" and "Old Wicked," among other titles. Symbol of Iuz. Find the Ammo and Max Ammo fields and change the values from 40 to 800, increasing the weaponâs ammo capacity. Male During his absence, his chaotic empire had already begun to disintegrate. Her hair is made of pure gold, crafted by the dwarves and enchanted to grow in place of her real hair, after the trickster god Loki cut off her original hair as a prank. They are six in number: Obmi, Keak, Gleed, Sunifarel Brightrobe, Griswald Hairhand, and Lord Dorag. Iuz was created by E. Gary Gygax.Template:Citation needed, Iuz was first mentioned in the Greyhawk campaign setting of the Dungeons & Dragons game in the original World of Greyhawk folio (1980), and was then described in "The Deities and Demigods of the World of Greyhawk" by Gary Gygax in Dragon #67 (1982). The Suloise barbarians resisted "Vatun's" orders to invade the Bone March and Ratik. Three years later, Iuz launched the Greyhawk Wars. With the hobgoblin warriors of the former Horned Society bolstering his own troops, Iuz swept into the Shield Lands in the Flocktime of the following year. , Iuz was discussed in Dragon #358 (2007), in the "Core Beliefs" column for Saint Cuthbert.. Iuz is variously called "The Old One" and "Old Wicked," among other titles. Iuz began the process of transforming himself into a deity, gathering powerful wizards or extra-planar beings beneath the Soul Husks Caverns in the Howling Hills. , His role in the cosmology of the Planescape campaign setting was described in On Hallowed Ground (1996). Even if a community espouses tolerance toward the Iuzian creed, his followers prefer to remain a secret, as befits the worshipers of the god of deceit. Further south, the landholders of Iuz's former lands dedicated themselves to the worship of Nerull, Anthraxus, and the Lords of the Nine. Iuz dealt regularly with Lolth as well, though they made no formal alliance. Watchtowers built along the road by chained slaves were used to burn the living flesh of prisoners en masse. He took the former form when he wished to put his supplicants at ease, and the latter when he wished to intimidate his foes. The Shield Lands were conquered, and Iuz moved on to the borders of Furyondy. Tsojcanth rebelled unexpectedly, and as Iggwilv was recovering from his attack, Graz'zt attacked as well. 3 - "Gods of Oerth". Weapons are items which can be used to damage NPCs and players. The whole episode had been a set-up by the clever Fiend of the North. Iuz For the most part, materials which did not specify a setting were assumed to be at least compatible with the World of Greyhawk if not outright parts of the canon. Thus far, they seek to dominate very different territories. They claimed he had an army of evil men, terrible wizards and savage orcs, and worst of all, fiends. The war raged for three years before the various nations involved ended it. For a full article on the topic with citations, please see Iuz at Greyhawkonline.com. Iuz continued to gate in summoned demons, but from then on he did so only with the permission of his demon lord allies Pazuzu and Graz'zt. Originally described as very handsome, Iuz now appears either as an old man with poisonous spit, or a big, red, hulking demon like creature. It was he, it is written, who purged the Dark Six from amongst their ranks long long ago. He revels in strength, battlefield prowess, and thunder. In 586, Canon Hazen of Veluna used the Crook of Rao to banish many of the fiends from the Flanaess in what became known as the Flight of Fiends, which had a devastating effect on Iuz as it cost him nearly half his army Shortly after, Furyondy, Veluna and the Knights of Holy Shielding launched the Great Northern Crusade which saw the northern portion of Furyondy restored. Deceit, Pain, Oppression, Evil In 570 CY, a group of adventurers lead by Lord Robiliar freed Iuz and he returned to his throne. Creatures other than ghous that come to worship the King do so with knowledge that they will be "drawn into the fold" sooner ratheâ¦ For this, he is feared and hated by the other gods. For other German superweapons, see Wunderwaffe. Iggwilv's simulacrum was defeated by a party of adventurers, however, and a weakened and chastened Iuz returned to his lands to plot anew. Upon cheating death, Vecna began searching for ways to turn himself into a god, but his ritual was thwarted and he himself was slain six hundred years before the time of Vox Machina. Sif favors white and silver clothing. However, his control over the nomadic Rovers was loose at best and his control of the Bandit Kingdoms was challenged by various rebel groups within the land. A small part of the Shield Land was reclaimed, though Iuz still controls the majority of the broken nation. Spellcasting In 491, Iuz was present at his mother's court when his father Graz'zt made his bid for freedom. By 500 CY, Iuz had conquered the westernmost Bandit Kingdoms and named the city of Molag his "summer capital." Often they are multi-classed wizards or fighters. Odin is an ancient deity with many titles reflecting his past. Lolth's ambassador to Iuz's court, Eclavdra, served Lolth and Graz'zt simultaneously at the time, with all parties involved being well aware of this. Absorbed into the powerful lich, Iuz served to fuel Vecna's ascension into a Greater Deity. Furyondy gained back most of its territories in what was named the Great Northern Crusade, and Iuz neglected the Rovers of the Barrens and the Bandit Kingdoms to war against Furyondy. In the cambion's absence, several "false Iuzs"—illusionists, demons, and demodands with delusions of grandeur—began dividing the empire between them. Before long, Iuz controlled three neighboring fiefs in addition to his original one. When you engage in two-weapon fighting, you can add your ability modifier to the damage of the s econd attack. He is considered the enemy of every sane and free person in the Flanaess and every religion, except his own and holds a particular hatred for Zagyg, Vecna and St. Cuthbert. After the War Iuz seemed unstoppable. In 505 CY, Iuz was captured by the wizard Zagig Yragerne and his allies. She has a cold and calculatingly cruel nature and an icebound heart. Iuz established himself as a living god, and the Oerth trembled. 1 Description 2 Base Features 2.1 Chosen Weapon 2.2 Spellstrike 2.3 Perfect Strike 2.4 Critical Perfection 2.5 Lethal Focus 2.6 Weapon Mastery 2.7 Lightning Draw 2.8 Canny Defense 2.9 Superior Reflexes 2.10 Perfect Reflexes 2.11 Cantrips 2.12 Detect Magic 2.13 Spell Combat 2.14 Spellstrike 2.15 Magus Arcana â¦ Caught between the uncontrolled magic of both his parents, Iuz was inadvertently split into his human and fiendish halves. 3.5 Edition 1. Their favored weapon is the "spiral of decay," a bizarre weapon about which little is known. Unlike most bullies, she does not feel pain herself, but her plans often inherently rely on the innate selfishneâ¦ His weapon of choice is the whip and greatsword. Among them are the high priestesses Althea and Halga, who at the top of Iuz's priestly hierarchy.  His symbol is a grinning human skull, or a human skull with blood-red highlights. Race The vast majority of the fiends in Iuz's armies were banished for a hundred years. Sword Saint is an Archetype of the Magus class in Pathfinder: Kingmaker. Domains In 1985, the book was renamed Legends & Loredue to câ¦ , Iuz plays a major role in the Die Vecna Die! My personal favorite is a Ranger/Rogue, as a Ranger has several of the same class-skills that a Rogue does (Hide, Move Silently, Search...) and Rangers get enough skill points to invest in these skills along with a couple of cross-class skills. Before he could finish reading the spell that would awaken the lost god Vatun, however, Iuz manifested in Vatun's guise, scattering the blades to the four corners of the world. These titles are accepted as the honor it is intended to be; the twisted culture that Iuz cultivates considers these words to be flattering. Her nightwear consists of a grey sleeveless top, purple shorts with an orange moon and star, and white-and-indigo socks. Basic information Noonan, David. http://www.webcitation.org/query?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wizards.com%2Fdnd%2FDnDArchives_FAQ.asp&date=2008-10-03, https://dungeons.fandom.com/wiki/Iuz?oldid=95020, Cook, David. Iuz is allied with Graz'zt and Pazuzu, who he must deal with to summon demonic minions in any great numbers. No atrocity committed in the name of Iuz is so sickening, no trick so cruel, that it does not meet with the Old One's approval. In forbidding wilderness terrain, far from the eyes of the forces of Good, Iuz maintains sites for mass rituals, sacrifices, and other foul deeds. Iuz has many enemies, notably Vecna, Saint Cuthbert, Zagyg, and the Horned Society. The mage Karasten Meldraith arranged them in an alternating pattern, uncovering a spell hidden in the runes of the blades. Iuz's true mother Iggwilv was conquering Perrenland at the same time, but she found time to aid her son with her magic. Video 4 : Editing the weaponâs blueprint parameters: First, select Class Defaults to open the Blueprintâs default properties. Those priests who follow Tharizdun's Elder Elemental Eye aspect have used a weapon known as a "tentacle rod" (a rod topped with animate tentacles), but it is unknown if this is the same object. Soon Iuz's capital of Dorakaa had become a charnel house, with a road made from the skulls of the young leader's enemies leading up to it. He can either appear in the form of a gnarled, old human male, or as a bloated, red-skinned demonic figure. By the end of his first year on the throne Iuz had assimilated the three surrounding fiefs. A grinning skull Vecna was later considered a lesser deity or \"patron saint\" of dark, coveted secrets, and this belief and worship lent him new power. In 582 CY, Iuz appeared to the northern barbarian tribes as their imprisoned deity, Vatun, and using magic to control Sevvord Redbeard, ruler of Stonehold, used the combined forces launched an attack on Tenh. The humans cared little for the orcs, but they liked how their opponents feared the orcish shock troops. Each tier is populated by six evil spellcasters who use their magic to serve the will of the Old One. Outside the Empire of Iuz, his worship is uncommon and usually suppressed by the local government. He is also related, through his father, to the demon lords Pale Night, Lupercio, Rhyxali, Vucarik of Chains, and Zivorgian. Doresain sometimes makes an appearance when incautious necromancers meddle with the Negative Energy Plane. Human Clerics with the War domain also receive Weapon Focus for their deity's favored weapon. With Ket flanking them on one side and Iuz attacking on another, the defenders were hard pressed to resist. Lolth's follower base was varied. The infliction of pain and suffering is a delight comparable with none other. His half-sister Drelnza, a vampire daughter of Iggwilv, was slain by adventurers. Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 1st edition (1977-1988), Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition (1989-1999), Dungeons & Dragons 3.0 edition (2000-2002), Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 edition (2003-2007). "1d20 Villains: D&D's Most Wanted; Preferably Dead". Iuz rules from "blood-black Dorakaa," the City of Skulls. This article is about the offensive use of the V-weapons and the military campaign in which they were employed. In his demonic form, he is seven feet tall, with reddish skin, pointed ears, and long, steely fingers. It had been left to Iuz upon the death of his "father," a human ruler who had supposedly claimed that Iuz was his son. He can either appear in the form of a gnarled, old human male, or as a bloated, red-skinned demonic figure. , Iuz played a prominent role in the module, The Temple of Elemental Evil (1985). Clerics of Iuz are commonly known as Liars or Oppressors among the faithful. Many of the orcs, clans that had served him for years, as well as some of his human followers claimed he has ascended to full godhood, beginning to worship him, and actually able to perform cleric spells based on their worship. - Go East of Cassandra's shop in Oakshire to an open building with a Sword inside of a Rock, and interact with it when you have 50+ Morality. Most of the regions under his control are monitored by the Greater and Lesser Boneheart, a group of spellcasters and clerics that serve as commanders of his forces and administrators of his empire, as well as the Boneshadow, his most valued spies. As a Mortal 1 Assault Rifle 2 Sniper Rifle 3 Rocket-Propelled Grenade Launchers (RPGs) 4 Grenades 5 Mini-gun 6 Shotgun 7 The Amp The Assault Rifle is one of the more common weapons in the inFamous series. The term "favored weapon" is sometimes used to refer to a deity's personal weapon, although this is not strictly correct. This time Graz'zt was prepared for her arts, arriving in her protective circle with a device that disrupted it. They travel the Flanaess in disguise, seeking powerful magic and captured creatures of great good (or simply their skulls) as trophies to prove their worthiness. , Iuz was one of the deities detailed in Dragon #294 (2002), in the article "Beings of Power: Four Gods of Greyhawk. He is called the All-Father, Father of the Slain, God of the Hanged, God of Prisoners, God of Cargoes, the High One, the Inflamer, Swift Tricker, Father of Victory, the Blind One, Shifty-Eyed, One with a Magic Staff, Destroyer, and Terror. He first came to prominence in 479 CY, when the handsome youth gained control of a petty fief in the Howling Hills. Overview. Two-Weapon Fighting. He is considered the enemy of every sane and free person in the Flanaess and every religion, except his own and holds a particular hatred for Zagyg, Vecna and St. Cuthbert. Before 3rd Edition, there was no Core Setting, so the distinctions above are not as clear-cut. Name: Iuz the Old Rank: demigod Symbol: grinning skull Alignment: chaotic evil Worshippers: humanoids (many), people of Iuz, cultists, some barbarians Weapon: mace Domains: oppression, deceit, wickedness, pain There is a great enmity between the priests of Iuz and those of Saint Cuthbert. Unlike most Greyhawk deities, Iuz makes his home on Oerth, where he rules a broad swath of the Flanaess known as the Empire of Iuz. This page lists the weapons of Unturned along with a summary of information for each. The Evil, Old Wicked, The Old One, His Most Profane Eminence, Lord of Pain, Fiend of the North, Child of the Evil One, Master of the Dread and Awful Presences, Iuz the Evil, Iuz the Old Worshipers adventure. Taking such meddling as an invitation, the King appears and forcibly converts all those present to ghouls, often thereby creating new worshipers for himself. Greatsword The Boneshadow are spies and secret agents. Worse yet for the forces of Good, Iuz had managed to acquire an alliance with Ket, who had long born a grudge against the peoples of the Sheldomar Valley. Using cunning and guile, Iuz manipulated his "allies" against one another and against stronger opponents, weakening all of the cambion's rivals. Chaos, Evil, Mind (CD), Trickery, Tyranny (CW) ", Mullin, Robert S. "Campaign Classics: Three, Living Greyhawk Journal no. 1 Summary 2 Powers and Stats 3 Gallery 4 Other Iuz the Old, as he is known as most commonly, is the Cambion (AKA half-fiend) son of the Demon Lord Graz'zt and the witch Iggwilv, adopted daughter of Baba Yaga. In 597, Iuz attempted to invade the Free City of Greyhawk using a passage in the Underdark leading from his lands all the way to the caverns beneath Greyhawk Castle. It mainly consisted of drow but also included aranea, chitine, draegloths and deep dragons. He has few followers, but this fact does not seem to concern him in the least. He is a mercurial god, unbridled and wild, who summons storms over land and sea; those who hope for better weather appease him with prayers and spirited toasts. They told tales of Iuz being the son of a demon and a necromancer, being a 7ft tall demon driven by destruction. The Evil, Old Wicked, The Old One, His Most Profane Eminence, Lord of Pain, Fiend of the North, Child of the Evil One, Master of the Dread and Awful Presences, Iuz the Evil, Iuz the Old, Chaos, Evil, Mind (CD), Trickery, Tyranny (CW). Influence He was also a sworn enemy of the urd god Kuraulyek, and he was elevated to divinity by the dragon god Asgorath. On the night of the Blood Moon Festival of that year, Iuz struck against the Hierarchs of the Horned Society, his agents slaughtering all but two of them (who were away at the time) and adding the Horned Lands back to his growing empire. Loyal and opportunistic humans joined the cult, and soon some were rewarded with clerical powers in spite of their patron's imprisonment. Iuz's temples and shrines must be old, filthy, and dark. A deity 's favored weapon is the type of weapon that deity prefers (often with an associated trademark name). 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