WEPWAWET — Character Profile & Artwork

W E P W A W E T

The God of Hunting and Warfare, and the “Opener of Ways”

He is referred to as Lord Wepwawet.

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Character Profile

The extended profile for Wepwawet as he appears in Deities of Duat and DEITIES Project. Wepwawet‘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)

PHYSICAL TRAITS

Divine Form: Height of 5′ 11″ (~180 cm); Physically appears as an adult in his late twenties; Faded-purple eyes; Near-grey and white hair, wavy and grown past shoulder-length; Wears headdress with a wolf motif; Favors purple, white, silver, and gold regalia.

Animal Form: A wolf, based on the Egyptian wolf; Pale, near-grey fur with white and brown patterning; Faded-purple eyes; Wears a gold and silver collar, and gold bands on forelegs.

Hybrid Features: Head of a wolf; Canine ears and teeth; Faded-purple eyes; Arms displaying grey fur and paw-like hands; Legs displaying grey fur and hindpaws; Long, broad wolf tail.

MAGIC & SOUL COLOR

FADED PURPLE (True Magic) || #7B7794

OTHER FORMS & STATES

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


DETAILED SUMMARY

TITLE & DOMAINS

Lord Wepwawet — The God of Hunting and Warfare, and the “Opener of Ways”
Other Names: Wepawet / Wepiu / Upuaut / Ophois

NOTABLE EPITHETS

“The Opener of Ways”“Lord of the Sacred Lands”
“Lord of Strength and Power”“Compassionate God”
“Peaceful One”“Who Leads the Way for the Gods”

SACRED ANIMAL(S)

Main Animal: The Wolf
Other Animal(s) — Various domestic and wild dogs, Jackal, Bull

DIVINE WEAPON(S)

Main Weapon: Bow and Arrow
Other Weapon(s) — Staff; Short Sword

MAGIC AFFINITIES

  • Transportive Magic (through portals and teleportation)
  • Ability Enhancement (Durability and endurance)
  • Perceptual Magic (Sight, sound, scent)
  • Spatial Magic

KEY ATTRIBUTES — [21/30]

Strength

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Durability

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Agility

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Endurance

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Recovery

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Magic

Rating: 4 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

Key Relations: ANUBIS (Teammate, Ally, Friend) | BASTET (Acquaintance) | HORUS (Acquaintance) | MAFDET (Acquaintance) | MONTU (Teammate, Friend) | NEITH (Teammate, Acquaintance) | PAKHET (Friend) | SET (Ally, Acquaintance) | SHEZMU (Friend) | SOBEK (Ally, Friend) | THOTH (Mentor)

Roleplay & AUs: HABIBAH (Beloved Partner) | INDRA (Friend) | JORAH (Acquaintance) | KAIRU (Friend) | NAKIA (Friend) | RAMI (Friend) | SHAZI (Acquaintance)

[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

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Art Galleries

A collection of galleries including featured artwork of Wepwawet 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 Wepwawet — including but not limited to any giftart, fanart, collaborations, and commissions — thank you all!


TRADITIONAL ART & SKETCHES


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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