Gods & Demigods


(pronounced TEE-chee)
Lady Luck, Fortune
Lesser Deity
Tyche, goddess of luck, fortune, chance, success, prosperity, providence and fate in the Olympian pantheon. Tyche won her place on Olympus by siding with Zeus and his siblings against the Titans, helping them seize control of the universe. Her Roman name was Fortuna.

Worshipers, Clergy & Temples

Tyche's clerics make themselves available in temples and anywhere that people might call on Tyche for luck: taverns, gambling houses, streets. They lead prayers and offer sacrifices in Tyche's name and are popular among the common folk.


Tyche's clerics wear blue tunics and leather sandals, and often carry a symbol of their faith.


Tyche has small shrines in many locations, but no grand temples.


Tyche (also known as Fortuna) has a variety of faces. She is the giver of good fortune and the bringer of evil, a god of whimsy and an emblem of inscapable destiny. Tyche propagates different dogmas among different people at different times, leading to a wide variety of views about her true nature.

Some followers of Tyche believe that life is essentially a game of dice, where every situation's outcome is determined by chance. They offer prayers and sacrifices to Tyche in the hope that she will turn their dice to high numbers, allowing them success in their endeavors. Others believe that the course of life is all laid out by the gods in advance and cannot be altered - except by Tyche. Tyche, they believe, can liberate mortals from the fate that lies before them, freeing them from the tyrannical whim of destiny and allowing them to forge their own destiny. While many followers of the Olympian pantheon humbly accept whatever fate the gods choose for them, followers of Tyche try to take their fate into their own hands.

Appearance, Manifestations

Tyche appears as human-sized - small compared to most of the other Olympians - with a slim, agile body. She wears a sky-blue tunic and carries either a cornucopia or a rudder, indicating that she steers mortal life.

Relationships & History

Tyche is the daughter of the titans Oceanus and Tethys - one of three thousand such progeny, most of whom are cloud nymphs.
Quick Descriptions:
Tyche is a short, slim woman with wavy brown hair. She is wearing a sky-blue tunic and is carrying a wooden boat rudder.
Tyche's temple is a stone building with thin tall windows. Two blue banners hang from the ceiling, flanking the front wooden doors. Inside are several braziers encircling a central altar and basin, containing various offer's to Tyche. More blue banners hang from the ceiling encircling the central area.
Tyche's cleric is a tall man, with short black hair and a smooth face. He is wearing a blue tunic with a leather belt. Around his neck is a thin necklace with a gold pentagram symbol.
The Symbol of Tyche - Red pentagram
Symbol: Red pentagram
God Alignment: N
Worshipers Alignment
Luck, Protection, Travel
Those wishing luck, halflings, rogues
Plane: Olympus
Weapon: Shortsword
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