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Diablo II – Amazon Class Lore



Amazon  |  Barbarian  |  Necromancer  |  Paladin  |  Sorceress

The Amazons are women warriors who hail from a group of islands in the Twin seas, near the border of the Great Ocean.  Only the permanently snow-covered peak of Mount Karcheus breaks the expanses of lush forests on the islands.

The Amazons are a relatively isolated culture.  Adapting over the centuries to their tropical milleu, they have built magnificent cities in the forest canopy.  These cities are an architectural phenomenon and a source of great pride to the Amazons.  They do not follow the teachings of the Zakarum, but instead practice a polytheistic religion that adheres to the strict principles of Order.  Their oracles long ago predicted the Dark Exile, and they have been preparing to combat it ever since.  Amazons regard the destruction of the Three Prime Evils as their destiny, ushering in a new era when mortal men and women, no longer merely playthings for the beings of the Outer Realms, can at long last take their rightful place in the universe.

The Amazons are a seafaring people, one of the first to have made trade contact with both the kingdoms of the West and with Kejhistan in the East.  Their prominence in the world’s trade establishment has afforded their warriors the reputation they currently enjoy as cunning strategists and skilled combatants.  Much sought after as mercenaries, they are expert soldiers and extremely loyal—as long as the assignment does not conflict with their strict sense of ethics.

There pantheon of gods consists of a well-defined hierarchy, each member upholding some segment of the balance of Order.  It is this strong sense of order that drives the Amazon people to achieve greatness in even the smallest of their endeavors.  Their prime deity is Athulua, who with her consort, Kethryes, rules over the seasons and the weather.  Under these goddesses are a wide assortment of lesser deities.  Each responsible for his or her own sphere of influence among the amazon people’s daily life.  The Amazons believe this pantheon is the remnant of the original inhabitants that settled the islands centuries ago.  According to ancient records, they share the same name as these gods, although aspects of their personalities seem to have evolved over the centuries.

TRAITS AND ABILITIES

The Amazon is more than competent in hand-to-hand combat.  Training in the jungles of her native islands have shaped the Amazon’s skill with the bow and missile weapons into one of unparalleled excellence.  With the bow, her only rival are the Sisters of the Sightless Eye.  But, unless her sisters in arm, the Amazon is also highly adept in the use of spears and other thrown weapons.  The powers they possess are a combination of Prime magic, Holy magic and ingenious weapon construction.

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Amazon  |  Barbarian  |  Necromancer  |  Paladin  |  Sorceress


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