Yaezhing

Yaezhing
Holy symbol of Yaezhing
(Deity)
Titles Minister of Blood
Adjective Yaezhingan
Alignment Lawful evil
Areas of Concern Harsh justice
Murder
Punishment
Worshipers Ninja, assassins
Cleric Alignments
Domains Artifice, Death, Evil, Law, Trickery
Subdomains Construct, Deception, Devil, Murder, Toil, Undead
Favored Weapon Shuriken
Images of Yaezhing

Yaezhing[1] is the Tian-Shu deity of murder, death, and punishment which exceeds the crime; he is patron of ninja and assassins. He also acts as the enforcer of justice among the gods. His unholy symbol is a shuriken drenched in blood.[2]

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Appearance

Yaezhing is portrayed in idols as a Tian male in red robes wearing an iron crown holding several shuriken in one hand and a noose in the other. Physically, he appears with bulging eyes, a long beard and a red face.[3]

References

  1. In Night of Frozen Shadows on page 47 a reference is made to the Yama King. This is an error and should have read Yaezhing. Rob McCreary has confirmed this here: http://paizo.com/threads/rzs2mptu&page=3?Night-of-Frozen-Shadows#125 A redirect has been placed at 'Yama King' to redirect anyone searching for that expression to this page.
  2. James Jacobs, Dave Gross, Rob McCreary. (2011). Dragon Empires Gazetteer, p. 63. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-379-8
  3. Greg A. Vaughan. (2011). Night of Frozen Shadows. Night of Frozen Shadows, p. 38. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-366-8