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PFS StandardShizuru (The Empress of Heaven)

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Source Gods & Magic pg. 70 2.0
The Empress of Heaven is worshipped across all of Tian Xia by people of all walks of life, from commoner to lord, farmer to samurai, human to dragon. She is revered as the ruler of the Tian pantheon, respected as the finest samurai in Heaven or Golarion, and honored as the patron of nature and emperors alike. Perhaps the most famous tale about her is that of Shizuru and her lover Tsukiyo, the moon god. After Tsukiyo was slain by his brother Fumeiyoshi in a fit of jealousy, Shizuru brought the moon god back to life with the aid of Qi Zhong, the god of medicine. Sadly, Tsukiyo was deeply affected by his experience with death, and though he and Shizuru still love each other, the event created a rift between them. Even so, on the days of an eclipse, they embrace as one.

Category Tian Gods
Edicts practice with a weapon every day, honor your ancestors, protect nature and society from corruption and destruction
Anathema abandon a companion in need, dishonor yourself, parlay with truce breakers, separate lovers
Areas of Concern ancestors, honor, the sun, and swordplay
Follower Alignments LG, NG, LN

Devotee Benefits

Divine Ability Strength or Wisdom
Divine Font heal
Divine Sanctification can choose holy [Nethys Note: Generated per Remaster Compatibility FAQ]
Divine Skill Society
Favored Weapon katana
Domains duty, perfection, sun, vigil
Alternate Domains sorrow
Cleric Spells 1st: true strike, 4th: reflective scales, 5th: summon dragon

Divine Intercession

The Empress of Heaven wastes little time acting coy about her favor. Her boons are often accompanied by beams of sunlight or calligraphic symbols, while her wrath is often signaled by the cracking of precious items and armor.
Source Gods & Magic - Web Supplement pg. 9

Minor Boon: Your attacks help eradicate darkness. When you successfully Strike a foe, your weapon glows with bright light out to 60 feet for 1 minute. This is a light effect with a counteract level equal to half your level rounded up.
Moderate Boon: Shizuru’s light flows through your blade. Your weapons and unarmed attacks deal an additional 1d6 fire damage or 1d6 good damage; you choose each time you make an attack.
Major Boon: Shizuru bestows upon you a golden suit of armor made from sunlight, or transforms your favorite armor to gain that aspect. Once per hour while you are wearing the armor, if an attack would reduce your Hit Points to 0, the attack is instead completely negated.

Minor Curse: Your equipment turns on you for a disgraceful act. The next time you make an attack, your weapon or armor gains the broken condition.
Moderate Curse: Shizuru decrees that her light is no longer your ally. You gain light blindness.
Major Curse: Those who incite Shizuru’s personal wrath earn the hatred of all of her subjects. All imperial dragons and animals you encounter are automatically hostile to you, and you gain weakness 15 to draconic breath weapons.