This site is games | books | films

Goddess, Asiaq (Mother of Weather)


Asiaq, a goddess in the North American pantheon, is revered as the mother of weather and the bringer of snow. She is seen as a powerful and mysterious deity, whose decisions greatly impact the lives of the Inuit people. As the determiner of the quantity and timing of snowfall, Asiaq is considered an essential figure in the Inuit community.

  • Pantheon: North American Pantheon
  • Deity Title: Mother of Weather
  • Deity Symbol: Snowflake
  • Home Plane: Beastlands
  • Deity Level: Lesser Goddess
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Aliases: None
  • Superior: None
  • Traditional Allies: Arctic animals, hunters, angakoq
  • Traditional Foes: Cold, harsh weather
  • Divine Artifact: Snowflake talisman
  • Servants: Elementals, Ice, Snowstorms (Elemental, Snowstorm), Arctic winds (Air Elementals)
  • Servitor Creatures: Arctic Fox, Reindeer
  • Sacred Animal: Arctic Fox
  • Manifestations: Gentle snowfall, mild winds
  • Signs of Favor: Soft, blanket-like snow, mild weather
  • Worshipers: Inuit communities, hunters, angakoq
  • Cleric Alignments: Chaotic Good, Neutral Good
  • Specialty Priests: Snow Priests, Weather Priests
  • Holy Days: First Snow, Mid-Winter Solstice
  • Portfolio: Weather, snow, fertility of the land
  • Domains: Air, Animal, Community, Weather
  • Favored Weapon: Bow and arrow
  • Favored Class: Druid, Cleric
  • Favored Race: Inuit, Half-Elf
  • Duties of the Priesthood: To invoke Asiaq for good weather and to protect the community from harsh weather, to celebrate the changing of seasons, to ensure fertility of the land, to offer prayers and offerings to Asiaq to maintain a harmonious relationship between the community and the environment.
  • Major Cult/Temple Sites: Igloos, community centers Benefits: Mild weather, fertile land, successful hunts, protection from harsh weather, blessings for the changing of seasons, harmonious relationship between the community and the environment.

Asiaq is known to be a very compassionate deity, often lending her aid to her followers in times of need. She is seen as a symbol of hope and protection, especially during the harsh Arctic winters. Inuit hunters and angakoq will often pray to Asiaq before setting out on a hunting expedition, asking for her blessings and protection during their journey. Her sacred animal, the Arctic fox, is also a symbol of her grace and agility, as well as her ability to adapt to the changing conditions of the Arctic landscape.

In addition to her role as a weather goddess, Asiaq is also considered a fertility goddess, responsible for ensuring the land is fertile and the harvest is bountiful. She is seen as the bringer of spring, and her influence on the weather is seen as a sign of her favor or disfavor. Her followers believe that if they please Asiaq and make offerings to her, she will grant them a good harvest and favorable weather conditions.

Asiaq’s snowflake talisman is considered a powerful symbol of her power and influence over the weather, and is often passed down from generation to generation as a symbol of her divine protection. It is said that owning a piece of the talisman can bring good luck and protection from harsh weather conditions. As such, it is highly revered and valued by the Inuit people, who see it as a connection to their goddess and a symbol of their cultural heritage.

Asiaq is depicted as a beautiful woman with long flowing white hair, dressed in a cloak made of snowflakes. Her skin is fair and her eyes are bright blue, like the sky on a clear day. She is often depicted holding a snowflake talisman, which is said to bring good weather and fertility to the land. Her movements are graceful and she is depicted as a gentle goddess, yet she is also powerful and fiercely protective of her followers and their way of life.

Asiaq is also viewed as a nurturing and caring mother figure, who provides for her people and offers protection and guidance.

Scroll to Top