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Mog-Lathar

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Mog-Lathar
(Deity)
Titles The Petrified Spider
Home Korvosa, Varisia
Alignment Chaotic evil
Cleric Alignments
Domains Chaos, Evil, Trickery

Source: The House on Hook Street, pg(s). 30
Mog-Lathar, the Petrified Spider
(Magic item)
Aura Strong all schools
Caster Level 20th
Type Major artifact
Slot None
Origin Varisia

Source: The House on Hook Street, pg(s). 30
Mog-Lathar (animated form)
(Creature)
Type Construct
CR 9
Alignment

Source: The House on Hook Street, pg(s). 31

Mog-Lathar is a fossilised Leng spider who has since awakened as an idol and established a cult around it.[1]

History

Mog-Lathar slipped from the Dimension of Dreams to the Mindspin Mountains, via the weak veil between planes that resulted from the fall of a dreamstone during Earthfall. After it was slain by stone giants, its corpse settled and fossilised in the crater's sediment.[2]

In the Age of Lost Omens, Mog-Lathar's fossil was unearthed by Nahum Caligaro, Myra Lombroso and Stainton Drune. It quickly gained sentience as an idol and began promising them immortality in exchange for freedom. They chiseled the fossil out, and as Nahum and Myra succumbed to Mog-Lathar's whispers, they abandoned Stainton, secreted it to the Bridgefront district of Korvosa, and established a cult around it.[2]

Cults

Mog-Lathar's cult, known as the Brotherhood of the Spider, has grown to more than 300 members and holds significant influence over Korvosa's shiver trade, using the profits to fund supplication ceremonies to Mog-Lathar. Its most 20 favoured worshippers become immortal and no longer need to eat, drink or breathe.[1][2]

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