SET — Character Profile & Artwork

S E T

The God of Chaos, Deserts, Storms, Foreigners, and Violence

Lord Set is the second-born of the royal children of Nut and Geb. He is the husband of Nephthys, and the father of Anubis.

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Character Profile

The extended profile for Set as he appears in Deities of Duat and DEITIES Project. Set’s character and design are a fictional representation that is heavily based on Egyptian mythology, as well as the fantasy and world-building elements of DEITIES verse.

VISUAL DESIGN || DETAILED SUMMARY || ADDITIONAL CONTENT

NOTE: Some sections of this profile are currently In Progress, and are planned to be completed at a later time. Other sections are Sealed or otherwise locked; they can be “unsealed” after certain conditions are met for the project.


VISUAL DESIGN

REFERENCE SHEET(S)

[NOTE: Current color test is outdated, and colors and design elements are subject to revision.]

PHYSICAL TRAITS

Divine Form: Height of 5′ 11″ (~180 cm); Physically appears as an adult in his mid-thirties; Bright yellow eyes with slit pupils (hybrid feature); Eyes display black sclera when using chaos magic; Bright red hair, medium length in a layered “A-line” bobcut; Teeth with sharper dentition and pronounced fangs (hybrid feature); Wears headdress with a Sha Animal motif; Favors red, gold, and black regalia.

Animal Form: A Sha Animal with traits based on both canines and felines, particularly hounds and hunting dogs; Roughly the size and height of a Great Dane; Red fur and yellow eyes; Wears gold collar, and gold bands on forearms and at base of tail.

Hybrid Features: Head of a Sha Animal; long, squared-off ears; Yellow eyes with slit pupils, and sharp teeth; Arms displaying red fur and elongated claws; Hindlegs and hindclaws of a sha animal; Long, whip-like tail with forked end.

MAGIC & SOUL COLOR

YELLOW (True Magic) || #FFF305

RED (Chaos Magic) || #9D0000

OTHER FORMS & STATES

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WORLD-BUILDING NOTES: Magic System, Intro to Transformation, Forms & Features


DETAILED SUMMARY

TITLE & DOMAINS

Lord Set — The God of Chaos, Deserts, Storms, Foreigners, and Violence
Other Names: Seth / Setesh / Sutekh / Suty

NOTABLE EPITHETS

“Lord of the Desert”“Ruler of the Red Lands”
“He of Great Strength”“The Rage of the Storm”
“The Inebriated One”“He Who Makes The Sky Tremble”

SACRED ANIMAL(S)

Main Animal: The Set Animal (Sha Animal)
Other Animal(s) — Aardvark, African Wild Ass, Antelope, Giant Anteater, Baboon, Bat, Boar, Bull, Camel, Crocodile, Crow, Dog, Donkey, Eel, Fennec Fox, Gazelle, Giraffe, Goat, Goose, Hare, Hippopotamus, Hyena, Jackal, Jerboa, Okapi, Oryx, Panther, Pig, Rabbit, Rat, Raven, Scorpion, Shark, Snake, Viper, and Zebra

DIVINE WEAPON(S)

Main Weapon: The Was Scepter
Other Weapon(s) — Bladed Polearms (Spear, Scythe); Staffs; Scepters; Short Swords

MAGIC AFFINITIES

  • Combative Magic
  • Elemental Magic (Lightning, Darkness)
  • Ability Enhancement (Strength, durability, and endurance)
  • Weather Phenomena (Thunderstorms)
  • Transformation
  • [Minor] Animation

KEY ATTRIBUTES — [22.5/30]

Strength

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Durability

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Agility

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Endurance

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Recovery

Rating: 2 out of 5.

Magic

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

[NOTE: The current maximum for key attributes is a spread of 22.5/30. Deities are measured relative to each other in optimal conditions and active combat, but even deities with lower stats are stronger than the average mortal.]

WORLD-BUILDING NOTES: Divine Weapons, Varieties of Weapons, Affinities of Magic


ADDITIONAL CONTENT

RELATIONSHIPS

Family: GEB (Father) | NUT (Mother) | OSIRIS (Brother) | ISIS (Sister) | NEPHTHYS (Wife, Sister*) | ANUBIS (Son) | HORUS (Nephew)

Key Relations: ANAT (Ally, Partner) | ANUBIS (Son, Ally) | APEP (Enemy) | ASTARTE (Ally, Partner) | BASTET (Acquaintance) | HORUS (Nephew, Rival, Enemy-to-Ally…?) | ISIS (Sister, Enemy-to-Ally…?) | MONTU (Acquaintance) | NEPHTHYS (Wife, Beloved Partner, Ally) | OSIRIS (Brother, Rival-to-Ally…?) | PAKHET (Acquaintance) | RA (High King, Former Guardian, Mentor) | SEKHMET (Ally, Teammate) | SOBEK (Ally, Teammate, Friend) | THOTH (Advisor, Former Tutor) | WEPWAWET (Acquaintance)

Roleplay & AUs: ARIS (Ally, Friend) | CROW (Ally) | CY (Ally, Friend) | ELLIOT (Ally) | HABIBAH (Adopted Daughter) | INDRA (Ally) | KAIRU (Ally)| LALACA (Acquaintance) | LINDITA (Ally) | MONA (Partner) | NAKIA (Acquaintance) | RAMI (Mentee, Adopted Son) | SHAZI (Ally, Partner) | YAMM (Enemy or Friend) | YANG (Ally) | YOKO (Friend, Partner)

*NOTE: Sibling relationship follows the canon mythology due to the divine kinship of The Royal Pesedjet, but is not referenced in-story nor reflected in any AUs.

[Italics] = Others’ Characters (© Their Respective Artists)

PROJECT HEADCANONS

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FEATURED NOTES & POSTS

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MEDIA & LINKS

[NOTE: The following is a non-exhaustive list of historical and independent references, for designing aspects of this character in DEITIES Project. The list may be updated periodically, and each resource may vary in content and maturity — please use discretion when visiting any links.]

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Online Resources and Collections

Theology and Polytheism Sites

Published Books and PDFs


Art Galleries

A collection of galleries including featured artwork of Set as he appears in DEITIES Project, as well as his alternate designs in additional AUs and events.

The last gallery for Giftart & Commissions features others’ artwork of Set — including but not limited to any giftart, fanart, collaborations, and commissions — thank you all!


TRADITIONAL ART & SKETCHES


BONUS ARTWORK & DESIGNS


GIFTART & COMMISSIONS

All Artwork © Their Respective Artists. NOTE: Artist credits in image captions, and full credits and links are listed below.

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