Bahamut, the Platinum Dragon is the deity of good-aligned dragons and metallic dragons. He is a sworn enemy of Tiamat, the Scaled Tyrant, who is the queen of the chromatic dragons.[2]

Symbols

Places of Worship

Issylra

In Vasselheim, the district of Silver Talon's Reach is dedicated to the worship of the Platinum Dragon. The Platinum Sanctuary, the oldest known temple to Bahamut,[3] resides within Silver Talon's Reach.[4]

Tal'Dorei

One of the two largest cathedrals in Emon's Temple District is to the Platinum Dragon.[5] A shrine to the Platinum Dragon is also one of the three largest in Westruun.[6]

Wildemount

The Platinum Dragon is one of the deities that is approved for worship in the Dwendalian Empire.[7] The temple of the Platinum Dragon in Zadash is called the Platinum House,[8] and the central temple in Rexxentrum is called the Dragon Seat.[9]

Commandments of the Platinum Dragon

Commandments of the Platinum Dragon

  • Stand as a paragon of honor and justice.

  • Smite evil wherever it is found, yet show compassion to those who have strayed from righteousness.

  • Defend the weak, bring freedom to those without, and protect the ideals of just order.

Known Worshipers

Trivia

  • The Platinum Dragon's holy day is Embertide, celebrated on the fifth of Duscar.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 21.
  2. Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 28.
  3. See "Skyward" (1x15) at 0:07:56.
  4. See "Return to Vasselheim" (1x43) at 2:02:46.
  5. Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting, p. 90.
  6. Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting, p. 59.
  7. See "Steam and Conversation" (2x09) at 0:46:11.
  8. See "Steam and Conversation" (2x09) at 0:45:41.
  9. Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 106.
  10. Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting, p. 18.
  11. See "The Story of Vox Machina" (Sx06) from 20:44 through 20:50.
  12. Calianna, under the impression that Mollymauk is a worshipper of the Platinum Dragon, says that if he prays to the Platinum Dragon, they'll be fine.  See "Stalker in the Swamp" (2x21) at 1:19:09.

Art:

  1. Fan art of the Platinum Dragon, by Callum Lyall (source).  Used with permission.


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