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Hiddukel

Article written by Trampas Whiteman, Ambro, Uziel


Hiddukel (hid-doo-keel) is the deity of exploitation and ill-gotten wealth and deals. He is patron to dishonest merchants, businessmen and thieves. It is said that he is the only god who can barter with Takhisis and come out ahead. Hiddukel continuously seeks to make bargains in exchange for the souls of mortals.

NameHiddukel
AlignmentChaotic Evil
Other NamesAkh-tazi (Yaggol)
The Betrayer (Mithas)
The Broken Scales
Hidex the False (Khur)
Hitax the Flaw (Thorbardin)
Hu-del (Balifor)
Lord of Demons
M'Fistos (Istar)
Prince of Lies
Usk-Do (Hobgoblins)
SymbolBroken merchant scales
Celestial symbolBroken scales constellation
PortfolioEvil business practices, damned spirits,
greed, slavery, thieves, lies,
secrets, betrayal, exploitation,
ill gotten wealth, deals
Common AspectsAn obese man with cold, beady
eyes and an oily smile; a
bumbling merchant with loose
lips and a tight purse; a
roguish aristocrat or courtier;
a red skinned horned man in
black robes with a barbed tail;
often takes the form of an
actual person close to a powerful figure
ColorsRed, bone

Hiddukel was called from the Beyond by Takhisis. He is a coward at heart, and gets along well with the other gods of Evil, as he always diverts attentions elsewhere if any of them suspect his duplicity. He is despised by Reorx for tricking him into creating the Greygem.

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