MtG Art: Gods of Magic: the Gathering Theros Set

June 12, 2014

The MtG Art of the Gods of Theros. High-res fantasy illustrations from Magic: the Gathering featuring the Gods of Theros plane.

The five major gods of the Theros pantheon are monocolored.

Major Gods:

Heliod, God of the Sun

He represents law, justice, retribution, and the bonds of kinship. Heliod presides over matters of family honor, questions of morality and virtue, speeches, marriages, acts of protective bravery, dawn meals, and self-sacrifice.

Heliod, God of the Sun - MtG Art

Thassa, God of the Sea

She is associated with aquatic creatures, the “secrets of the briny deep”, ancient knowledge, murmurs, gradual change, the passage of time, introspection, vast distances, long voyages, far-ranging searches and patterns. Her most overt role is that of a sea goddess, and gradually changes the world’s coastlines.

Thassa, God of the Sea Art

Erebos, God of the Dead

He is associated with death, misfortunes, ill fate, begrudging acceptance, envy and bitterness. He is the god of the underworld.

Erebos, God of the Dead Art

Purphoros, God of the Forge

He is associated with the “restless earth”, fire, heat, energy, labor, artisans, obsession and passion.

Purphoros, God of the Forge Art

Nylea, God of the Hunt

She is associated with the hunt, the seasons, forests, predation, hunger, metamorphosis and rebirth. She protects old groves, killing poachers, and allows Purphoros to burn her forests in order to grow new life.

Nylea, God of the Hunt Art

Minor Gods:

Athreos, God of Passage

Athreos, God of Passage - MtG Art

Ephara, God of the Polis

Ephara, God of the Polis - MtG Art

Iroas, God of Victory

Iroas, God of Victory Art

Karametra, God of Harvests

Karametra, God of Harvests Art

Keranos, God of Storms

Keranos, God of Storms - MtG Art

Kruphix, God of Horizons

Kruphix, God of Horizons - MtG Art

Mogis, God of Slaughter

Mogis, God of Slaughter - MtG Art

Pharika, God of Affliction

Pharika, God of Affliction - MtG Art

Phenax, God of Deception

Phenax, God of Deception Art 02

Xenagos, God of Revels

Xenagos, God of Revels - MtG Art