Legendary Birds (5e Deity)

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Legendary Birds[edit]

Alignment. Chaotic neutral
Domains. Nature, Tempest
Divine Rank. Demigod

The three legendary birds of the Kanto region are Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres. The three largely live in their own corners of the region, away from humans. However, if they were to meet, then disaster would surely follow.


The icy bird is considered the leader of the trio, though this is pure speculation. It has been seen in the snowy mountains and even in icy caverns and is said to reside in cold, isolated locations. This is the most tame of the three, and not entirely hostile towards humans. It has even been known to collaborate alongside human trainers it trusts or appear to travelers stranded in snows. However, it is thus open to ambushing by humans with dark desires.
Articuno resembles a large avian pokémon with predominantly blue plumage and wings said to be made of ice. On its forehead is a crest that consists of three, darker blue rhombus-shaped feathers. It has circular red eyes, a short gray beak, and long, thin gray legs. Each foot has three forward facing toes and one that faces backward. On its chest is a mass of pale blue feathers. Its long, streamer-like tail is longer than its body and the same shade of blue as its crest.


This electrifying avian creature rules the skies around its peak on Mt. Thunder, where it generates a constant storm. It is said to leave its peak under the guise of a thundercloud to cause destruction and is empowered by lightning. Those who try to meet it would be struck by lightning or blown right off the cliffs by the force of the storm winds. Zapdos is described to be as temperamental as his element and does not tolerate intruders in his territory. He is known to visit human power plants and cause them to go haywire by overloading their circuits. Many a facility has been left abandoned due to this.
Zapdos is a large, avian pokémon with predominantly yellow plumage. It has small, triangular eyes with black around them and a long, thin, light orange beak. Its wings and tail are a mass of spiky feathers and there are black feathers covering the back of its wings and inner tail feathers. A large crest of spiked feathers surrounds its head. Its thighs are tan, and it has thin, light orange legs. It has feet with three forward facing toes and one backward facing toe; each toe has a short talon.


Moltres is the fiery bird which resides in volcanic locations. It has golden, shimmering plumage and a flaming red head crest. Its wings are also shrouded in fiery plumage. It has a long, thin neck, a pointed, brown beak, and small, triangular eyes. Its thin, brown legs have feet that have three forward facing toes and one backward facing toe. It has short talons. Usually it is the sign of early spring, when it comes to wintry regions. It rejuvenates itself by staying in baths of lava and can strike ferociously from the sky. Like Zapdos, it does not take kindly to uninvited guests.


The three legendary birds are not worshipped as deities in the Kanto, but observed as controllers of nature. If they meet, they shall clash and cause great destruction. Thus, it is rumored that a guardian was chosen to keep them in line should this happen. However, their combined might is said to rival that of a lesser deity, even. A champion will appear to aid the guardian, and with their power, they will abate the squabbles of the birds.

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