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Birthplace Theros
Race God

Erebos is the God of the Dead on Theros.

Description[edit | edit source]

Erebos is associated with death, misfortune, ill fate, begrudging acceptance, envy and bitterness. Born from the first shadow cast from the Sun's light, he was banished by Heliod to the Underworld. Erebos is notable for not being connected to the realm of Nyx, in spite of black's association with darkness. Erebos wields Mastix, a golden-handled whip with an impossibly long lash. The whip is a means of inflicting pain when he must, but its more frequent function is as a snare to pull the reluctant dead into his realm. The god of the underworld is worshipped by those who exalt death, those who desire wealth, and those who pray for acceptance of their fates. Because the dead leave their earthly wealth behind, Erebos has become associated with that wealth, as well as with the abundance of gold in his realm.

Story appearances[edit | edit source]

Title Author Publishing date Set Setting (plane) Featuring
Emonberry Red Clayton Kroh 2014-02-05 Born of the Gods Theros Erebos, Fate Unraveler

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Inspiration[edit | edit source]

The character of Erebos is inspired by Hades, Greek god of the underworld, dead and riches; and Erebus, Greek primordial deity of darkness (even in name).

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