Hylea

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Hylea
PE2 Hylea SI.png
General
Symbol
MF Hylea Symbol.png
Aliases
  • Sky-Mother
  • Queen of Birds
Portfolio
  • The sky
  • Birds
  • Maternity
  • Creativity
  • Language
  • Song
  • Invention
  • The arts
Allies
Foes
Magran (a relatively new development)
Symbols
A sky-blue bird’s egg
People
Followers
Temple
Priests
Playable
No
Godlike
Related
Quests
Books
Hylea prefers the worship of two children singing over a thousand petitioners silently praying for victory.
~ The Midwife's Memoirs

Hylea (high-LEE-Uh) is the goddess of birds, the sky, child-birth and creative inspiration.[1][2]

Manifestations[edit | edit source]

Residing in her Court of Birds, she is described as wrapped "in a mantle of many colors, made from the feathers of every species of bird that had ever been seen". She is thought to use birds as her eyes and ears.[2]

Worship[edit | edit source]

Hylea's clergy is a mix of formal and informal followers. Her temples are usually many windowed, with skylights and aviaries. Her informal clergy of country midwives show their devotion in their practice and by wearing charms of colorful feathers. Artists will keep birds in their homes in hopes of inspiration.[2]

Orlans, in an attempt to capture inspiration, catch and eat the most beautiful birds they can find. It's believed that this is an affront to Hylea, and the painful childbirth that Orlan's experience is because she has no clergy amongst them.[2]

Interactions[edit | edit source]

Pillars of Eternity[edit | edit source]

  • Hylea is one of the gods you can curry the favor of during Council of Stars and requests that in return, you return the souls to the bodies they were intended for.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire[edit | edit source]

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