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Titles The Shepherd
Realm No permanent home
Alignment Neutral
Areas of Concern Final words
Lost souls
Worshipers Amnesiacs
Bounty hunters
Ferry workers
Cleric Alignments (1E)
Domains (1E) Community, Protection, Repose, Strength
Favored Weapon Quarterstaff
Symbol Two concentric circles bisected by a horizontal line
Images of Ceyannan

Source: Concordance of Rivals, pg(s). 7
Ceyannan, the Shepherd.

Ceyannan, sometimes spelt Ceyanan, is an agender psychopomp usher formed from the eddies in the River of Souls, created by mortals' resistance to death. Ceyannan gathers wayward souls and returns them to the Boneyard, for it is said that every mortal heart contains a piece of Ceyannan, which the Shepherd seeks to recover. Once the last mortal dies, Ceyannan will finally be whole and embrace death themself. Ceyannan is also responsible for containing souls that pose a threat to the cosmos.[1][2]


Ceyannan wanders the Material Plane and the River of Souls in search for lost souls, and has no divine realm.[1]


Ceyannan resembles an androgynous, beautiful humanoid with maggot-white skin and the wings of a carrion bird. The Shepherd carries the Apostasy, a shepherd's crook that can drag out any mortal soul's faith.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 John Compton, Crystal Frasier, Ron Lundeen, and Amber Stewart. (2019). Concordance of Rivals, p. 7. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-64078-127-6
  2. Jim Groves, James Jacobs, Rob McCreary, et al. (2012). Inner Sea Bestiary, p. 38. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-468-9