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The Khajiiti Pantheon is the set of gods worshipped by the Khajiit.

List of revered and worshipped godsEdit

AlkoshEdit

The Khajiiti variation of the Dragon God of Time, Alkosh is the principal deity in the Anaquinine religion, one of two distinct Khajiiti kingdoms. Alkosh is credited with defeating and repelling Pelinal Whitestrake from Elsweyr during a massive attack on the Khajiit. Alkosh has lost many of his mainstream worshippers to the god Riddle'Thar, but is still worshipped in several of Elsweyr's "wasteland regions."[1]

AzurahEdit

Azurah is the name given to Azura, Daedric Prince of Dusk and Dawn. Azurah is a central figure in Khajiiti mythology, as she is credited with the creation of the Khajiit themselves. In some stories, Azurah was the favored daughter of Fadomai and was gifted her greatest secrets before her mother's death.[1]

Baan DarEdit

Baan Dar is the "Bandit God" of the Khajiit, and is the representation of the cleverness of the people. He is commonly associated with the machinations of the Khajiit against their elven and human enemies.[1]

HermorahEdit

Hermorah is the name given by the Khajiit to the Daedric Prince of Knowledge and Fate, Hermaeus Mora.[2]

HircineEdit

Hircine is the Daedric Prince of the Hunt, and the Father of Manbeasts. He is described as being constantly hungry in Khajiiti myth.[2]

IusEdit

Known as the Agitated and God of Animals, this god is worshipped in certain parts of Elsweyr, where he is represented as a misshapen humanoid carrying a rod.[3]

JodeEdit

Jode is the Khajiiti god of Nirn's larger moon, Masser. In Khajiti religion, Jode is only one aspect of the Lunar Lattice, or ja-Kha'jay.[1]

KhenarthiEdit

Khenarthi is the Khajiiti variation of Kynareth. According to myth, Khenarthi convinced Fadomai to trick Ahnurr to get her pregnant so she would not be lonely in the skies.[2]

LorkhajEdit

Lorkhaj is the Khajiiti variant of Lorkhan, the Missing God. According to myth, Lorkhaj was Fadomai's final child to be born before her death, alongside the "Great Darkness," Namiira. In some stories, Nirni asked Lorkhaj to create a home for Nirni to give birth. Lorkhaj obliged and tricked the other spirits into helping him, causing many of them to die. The remaining spirits cursed him to "walk Nirni for many phases."[1]

MagrusEdit

Magrus is the Khajiiti god of magic and the sun, revered by wizards across Elsweyr. He is commonly associated with the Altmeri Magnus.[2]

MaraEdit

Mara is the goddess of love, and is found across almost every Tamrielic pantheon. She remains virtually unchanged by the Khajiit when compared to her counterparts in other mythology.[1]

Masser and SecundaEdit

Masser and Secunda are the Moons and their Motions.[2]

MerrunzEdit

Merrunz is the Khajiiti variant of Mehrunes Dagon, Daedric Prince of Destruction, and is commonly associated with natural disasters.[2]

MafalaEdit

Mafala is the Khajiiti equivalent to Mephala, Daedric Prince of Sex, Lies, and Secrets.[2]

NirniEdit

Nirni is the Khajiiti interpretaion of the planet Nirn itself. In Khajiiti mythology, Nirni and Azurah fought for the favor of their mother, Fadomai.[2]

RajhinEdit

Rajhin is the thief god of the Khajiit, who is said to have grown up in the Black Kiergo section of Senchal. The most famous burglar in Elsweyr's history, Rajhin is said to have stolen a tattoo from the neck of Empress Kintyra as she slept.[1]

Riddle'TharEdit

Riddle'Thar was introduced into the Khajiiti pantheon by the Mane Rid-Thar-ri'Datta. The Riddle'Thar is called the "Cosmic Order deity," and is akin to a set of guidelines by which to live instead of an actual god. The creation of Riddle'Thar greatly diminished the worship of Alkosh in Elsweyr.[1]

SangiinEdit

Sangiin, otherwise known as "The Blood Cat," is the equivalent to Sanguine, Daedric Prince of Revelry and Hedonism.[2]

SheggorathEdit

Sheggorath is the Khajiiti version of Sheogorath, Daedric Prince of Madness and Insanity. Sheggorath is also called the "Skooma Cat" by the Khajiit.[1]

S'rendarrEdit

S'rendarr is the Khajiiti variant of Stendarr, the God of Mercy.[1]

Y'fferEdit

Y'ffer is the brother of Nirni, who was asked to punish the Khajiit. He did this by turning the forests of Elsweyr into deserts and jungles, but the Khajiit were protected by Azurah who taught them to adapt.[2]

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