Osprem

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Osprem
Game background
Title(s) The Sea Princess, Lady of the Waves
Power level Lesser
Alignment Lawful Neutral
Portfolio Sea Voyages, Ships, Sailors
Domains Law, Protection, Travel, Water
Superior Lendor
Design details

In the World of Greyhawk campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, Osprem is the Suel goddess of Sea Voyages, Ships, and Sailors.

Publication history[edit]

Lenard Lakofka created Osprem.[citation needed]

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 1st edition (1977-1988)[edit]

Osprem was first detailed for the Dungeons & Dragons game in the World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting (1983), by Gary Gygax.[1]

Osprem was further detailed by Lenard Lakofka in Dragon #90 (1984), in the article Gods of the Suel Pantheon IV.[2]

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition (1989-1999)[edit]

Osprem was one of the deities described in the From the Ashes set (1992), for the Greyhawk campaign.[3]

Osprem is described as one of the good deities that celestials can serve in the supplement Warriors of Heaven (1999).[4]

Osprem is further detailed in The Scarlet Brotherhood (1999).[5]

Dungeons & Dragons 3.0 edition (2000-2002)[edit]

Osprem's role in the 3rd edition Greyhawk setting was defined in the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (2000).[6]

Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 edition (2003-2007)[edit]

Her priesthood is detailed for this edition in Complete Divine (2004).[7]

Description[edit]

Osprem is often depicted as a beautiful woman in a flowing gown, or as a dolphin, barracuda, or sperm whale. In human form, she wears a ring carved from a whale's tooth, a gift from the grandfather of all whales.

Relationships[edit]

Osprem is the occasional companion of Xerbo.

Realm[edit]

According to Warriors of Heaven, Osprem's realm on the Elemental Plane of Water is called Whirlcurrents. However, Dragon #90 placed her realm in Nirvana.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gygax, Gary. World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting (TSR, 1983)
  2. ^ Lakofka, Lenard. "Gods of the Suel Pantheon IV." Dragon #90 (TSR, 1984)
  3. ^ Sargent, Carl. From the Ashes (TSR, 1992)
  4. ^ Perkins, Christopher. Warriors of Heaven (TSR, 1999)
  5. ^ Reynolds, Sean K. The Scarlet Brotherhood (TSR, 1999)
  6. ^ Holian, Gary, Erik Mona, Sean K Reynolds, and Frederick Weining. Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (Wizards of the Coast, 2000)
  7. ^ Noonan, David. Complete Divine (Wizards of the Coast, 2004)

Additional reading[edit]

  • Brown, Anne. Player's Guide (TSR, 1998).
  • Conforti, Steven, ed. Living Greyhawk Official Listing of Deities for Use in the Campaign, version 2.0 (Wizards of the Coast, 2005). Available online: [1]
  • Living Greyhawk Journal no. 3 - "Gods of Oerth"