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Water Elemaster

by Marco Dalmonte

Patron of all Elemental creatures of Water
Level, Alignment, Sphere: 32nd (Hierarch), N, Time
Symbol: a blue circle
Portfolio: Protecting the Elemental Plane of Water and water creatures
Worshipped in: Elemental Plane of Water and some outer planes
Appearance: a colossal androgynous humanoid (around 20' tall) made of water and ice
History: the current Water Elemaster is an elemental that found the way to become immortal in the dawn of times, asserting his rule over the Elemental Plane of Water to grant balance and stability inside that plane. Nobody knows whether he was sponsored by another immortal or not (and he is not telling anybody), not even the ancient immortals can testify it, although they assert he's been holding this position as far as they remember. Aside from his home plane and a few outer planes aligned with Time and filled with water creatures, he does not care about the existence of other creatures or other planes of existence, and for this reason his cult is not present on Mystara.
Personality: Like all Elemasters, he is a Neutral being that rules his subjects leaving them a great degree of freedom. He leaves the day-to-day administration of the various regions of the Elemental worlds to the many nobles in his court, which has a pyramid-like organisation, and he prefers to concentrate on the extraplanar relationships with other immortals and Elemasters. He tolerates the infighting and the occasional intraplanar wars among its nobles, as long as this does not threaten the overall stability of the plane. For this reason he alternates long periods of silence to periods of constant edicts and iron fist policy. As much as all other elemasters, he does not like to share his position with power-hungry nobles and for this reason he hinders any possible attempt at challenging his rule over the Plane of Water. This paranoia goes up to the point of preventing any of his subjects to discover the path to immortality and become immortal, for fear of being replaced (since he knows there can be only one Elemaster for each element to maintain balance in the Multiverse). The Water Elemaster is biased by his own nature to be friendly with the immortals of the sphere of Time, and he is a loyal ally of sea-loving Protius, while he opposes the Elemaster of Earth because of the laws of nature that make Water and Earth opposing elements.
Patron: unknown [likely: none]
Allies: Protius
Enemies: Earth Elemaster
Classic D&D Stats:
Followers' Alignment: Any
Favoured weapons: natural weapons (allowed all piercing weapons)
Clerics' skills and powers: +1 bonus to Wisdom, +2 bonus to three general skills related to healing and water (not free)
D&D 3E Stats:
Domains: Time, Water, Healing, Sea, Cold
Preferred weapon: natural weapons (smash)
Source: Immortal set