Kurnous

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Kurnos
Titles The Hunter, Lord of the Forest
Type God
Affiliation Elves
Relatives Isha Wife.


Kurnous is the Elven God of the Hunt and Lord of Beasts, he is the spirit of untouched wilderness. [1a]

Although he is said to have the ability to take the form of any forest creature at will, he is normally portrayed as a figure over ten foot tall, with an Elven body but the head and tail of a stag. Kurnous is the husband of Isha, and he is the ultimate hunter. His horn announces the Wild Hunt and calls his pack of hunting dogs to his side as he passes silently among the trees.

High Elves

The Elves of Avelorn and the citizens of Ellyrion worship Kurnous as their primary god. By never killing more than they must, hunters prove their loyalty to Kurnous. [1a] Ellyrion is considered his land, with its dense forests and vast sweeping plains home to many beasts that can challege a hunter. If his horn is heard at dawn it is a good omen, but hearing it as night falls is a warning that evil stalks the land. [2a]

Wood Elves

His affinity with the forest and wooded places holds a special significance with Wood Elves, and his living avatar is Orion, King of Athel Loren. Kurnous' holy places are deep in the forest, special clearings which are recognisable only to those who worship him.

Other Races

Kurnous is also said to have a connection to Taal, the god of nature in the Old World. They are both represented by a long-antlered stag's head.

Sources

The gods & goddesses of the Elves
Asuryan - Khaine - Isha - Kurnous - Lileath - Hoeth - Vaul - Loec - Ereth Khial - Mathlann - Morai-Heg - Atharti - Hekarti - Anath Raema - Ellinill - Addaioth - Estreuth - Drakira - Hukon - Nethu - Ladrielle - Eldrazor


Wood Elves
Units Branchwraith - Deepwood Scout - Dryad - Eternal Guard - Glade Guard - Glade Lord - Glade Rider - Great Eagle - Great Stag - Sister of the Thorn - Spellsinger - Treeman - Wardancer - Warhawk Rider - Waystalker - Waywatcher - Wild Rider - Wildwood Rangers
Characters Adanhu - Allisara‎‎ - Araloth - Ariel - Athelwyn - Ceithin-Har - Coeddil - Daith - Drycha - Gyferth - Naestra & Arahan - Orion - Scarloc - Shadowfast
Kingdoms Amnyr - Argwylon - Arranoc - Atylwyth - Cavaroc - Cythral - Fyr Darric - Modryn - Talsyn - Tirsyth - Torgovann - Wydrioth
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High Elves
Units Anointed of Asuryan - Dragon Mage - Dragon Prince - Eagle's Claw Repeater Bolt Thrower - Ellyrian Reaver - Flamespyre Phoenix - Frostheart Phoenix - Great Eagle - Handmaiden of the Everqueen - High Elf Archer - High Elf Archmage - High Elf Commander - High Elf Mage - High Elf Noble - High Elf Prince - High Elf Spearman - High Elf Warrior - Lion Chariot - Loremaster - Lothern Sea Guard - Lothern Sea Helm - Lothern Skycutter - Maiden Guard - Merwyrm - Phoenix Guard - Shadow Warrior - Ships Company - Shore Rider - Silver Helm - Sister of Avelorn - Swordmaster - Tiranoc Chariot - White Lion
Characters Aenur - Aethis - Aislinn - Aliathra - Alarielle - Alith Anar - Allisara‎‎ - Amanar - Amris Emberfell - Aenarion - Angranir - Asarnil the Dragonlord - Ashtari - Astarielle - Bel-Hathor - Bel-Korhadris - Bel Shanaar - Belannaer - Caelith Fireheart - Caledor Dragontamer - Caledor I - Caledor II - Caradryan -Caradryel - Daefvid Maicross - Deathfang - Dorien - Draukhain - Eldyra - Eltharion - Eoloran Anar - Finubar - Galifreius - Hallar - Hotek - Imrik - Indraugnir - Kalhordis Whitemane - Korhil - Liandra - Maedrethnir - Menieth - Mentheus - Minaithnir - Morelion - Morvael - Rilgaur - Riolta Snow - Savan - Sullandiel Fartrader - Sumieren Imlordil - Teclis - Tethlis - Thyrinor - Tyrion - Unthwe Windrider - Urdithriel Imraholen - Urathion - Vranesh - Yvraine
Kingdoms Avelorn - Caledor - Chrace - Cothique - Eataine - Ellyrion - Saphery - Shadowlands - Tiranoc - Yvresse
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