# Link between deities' domains and alignment

Major characteristics of deity in D&D 3.5e are domains and alignment. It is common sense that deity with law domain should have lawful alignment, deity with evil domain should have evil alignment etc. , however, I would like to know what is the most common alignment for deities with other domains (e.g. strength, trade etc.).

Is there any document that provides statistics of domain-alignment dependences for official D&D 3.5e deities and domains?

To clarify, I imagine that it would look something like this:

$$\begin{array}{|c|l|} \hline \text{Domain} & \text{LG} & \text{LN} & \text{LE} & \text{NG} & \text{N} & \text{NE} & \text{CG} & \text{CN} & \text{CE} \\ \hline \text{Strength} & 23\% & 12\% & 10\% & 20\% & 2\% & 8\% & 4\% & 2\% & 19\% \\ \hline \end{array}$$

So in above example, 23% of deities that have strength domain have LG alignment, 12% have LN alignment and so on.

Based on the list of domains here, which I believe to be particularly thorough, I produced a Google document, found here. It lists the domains for each deity, then gets their alignments, then counts each alignment, and finally produces a percentage for each. That final table is reproduced below. Entries listed as “—” here are #DIV/0! there, that is, they divide by zero since there were no entries.

Domain LG NG CG LN N CN LE NE CE
Air 7% 7% 20% 0% 33% 20% 7% 7% 0%
Animal 4% 30% 11% 11% 22% 15% 0% 4% 4%
Army 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Artifice 0% 20% 0% 0% 60% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Avarice 4% 4% 4% 4% 35% 9% 4% 22% 13%
Balance 0% 0% 0% 22% 78% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Beguilement
Bestial 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Blackwater 0% 0% 0% 0% 33% 0% 33% 33% 0%
Blightbringer 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Cavern 0% 9% 0% 0% 45% 0% 0% 18% 27%
Celerity 0% 20% 0% 0% 60% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Celestial 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Chaos 0% 1% 35% 0% 4% 19% 1% 1% 39%
Charity 38% 50% 13% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Charm 0% 7% 43% 0% 29% 14% 7% 0% 0%
Chastity 38% 25% 25% 0% 13% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Chromatic Dragon
City 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Cold 14% 0% 0% 14% 0% 14% 14% 14% 29%
Commerce 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Community 43% 43% 7% 7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Competition 10% 0% 10% 0% 10% 10% 30% 10% 20%
Corruption 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 14% 29% 57%
Courage 44% 11% 11% 0% 0% 11% 0% 11% 11%
Craft 10% 20% 10% 0% 50% 0% 10% 0% 0%
Creation 20% 30% 10% 0% 40% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Darkness 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10% 50% 40%
Death 5% 0% 0% 18% 14% 0% 14% 32% 18%
Deathbound 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Deathless 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Decay 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Demonic 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Destiny 0% 0% 14% 14% 43% 0% 14% 14% 0%
Destruction 0% 0% 0% 5% 16% 8% 8% 29% 34%
Diabolic 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Domination 0% 0% 0% 22% 0% 0% 44% 11% 22%
Dragon 9% 9% 9% 9% 27% 9% 9% 9% 9%
Dragon Below 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Dream 0% 25% 25% 0% 0% 0% 25% 0% 25%
Drow 0% 0% 17% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 83%
Dwarf 29% 7% 29% 0% 14% 0% 14% 7% 0%
Earth 5% 10% 0% 5% 52% 0% 5% 10% 14%
Elf 0% 7% 71% 0% 0% 21% 0% 0% 0%
Emotion 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Endurance 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Entropy 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Envy 0% 22% 0% 0% 11% 0% 11% 33% 22%
Bane 0% 0% 6% 6% 6% 0% 11% 22% 50%
Evil 0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 0% 20% 35% 43%
Exorcism 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Family 30% 50% 10% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10% 0%
Fate 0% 14% 0% 57% 14% 0% 0% 0% 14%
Feast 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Fey 20% 40% 40% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Fire 0% 7% 7% 0% 50% 0% 7% 14% 14%
Force 0% 0% 0% 0% 67% 0% 0% 33% 0%
Forge 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Fury 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Gem Dragon
Generosity 25% 38% 13% 13% 13% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Ghost 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Glory 57% 43% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Gluttony 25% 25% 16% 0% 9% 3% 0% 9% 13%
Gnome 13% 63% 0% 0% 13% 0% 0% 0% 13%
Good 28% 36% 33% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Greed 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 25% 25% 50%
Halfling 50% 0% 0% 17% 33% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hatred 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 57% 0% 43%
Healing 24% 29% 18% 0% 24% 0% 0% 6% 0%
Herald 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hope 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Humility 25% 25% 0% 38% 13% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hunger 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 33% 67%
Hunt 0% 17% 17% 0% 33% 17% 0% 0% 17%
Illusion 0% 29% 14% 14% 14% 14% 0% 0% 14%
Inquisition 78% 0% 0% 22% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Insight 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Joy 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Knowledge 9% 11% 14% 11% 41% 0% 2% 9% 2%
Kobold 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Law 40% 0% 0% 33% 3% 0% 24% 0% 0%
Liberation 0% 20% 80% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Life 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50% 0%
Luck 6% 6% 17% 0% 33% 17% 6% 11% 6%
Lung Dragon
Lust 0% 19% 38% 0% 6% 6% 6% 6% 19%
Madness 0% 0% 0% 0% 6% 6% 6% 44% 39%
Magic 4% 8% 12% 16% 28% 0% 12% 8% 12%
Meditation 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Mentalism 0% 0% 0% 33% 33% 0% 33% 0% 0%
Metal 0% 14% 0% 0% 71% 0% 14% 0% 0%
Metallic Dragon
Mind 11% 5% 11% 5% 32% 5% 11% 11% 11%
Moon 0% 29% 43% 0% 14% 0% 0% 0% 14%
Mysticism 6% 6% 17% 0% 6% 0% 11% 17% 39%
Necromancer 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Night 0% 17% 17% 0% 17% 0% 0% 33% 17%
Nobility 47% 20% 13% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Ocean 25% 0% 25% 13% 13% 0% 0% 13% 13%
Ooze 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Oracle 8% 0% 23% 8% 46% 0% 0% 8% 8%
Orc 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50% 50%
Pact 33% 0% 0% 17% 33% 0% 0% 17% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50% 0% 50%
Passion 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Patience 20% 20% 10% 10% 40% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pestilence 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 38% 63%
Planning 0% 0% 0% 50% 38% 0% 0% 13% 0%
Plant 4% 43% 14% 4% 29% 4% 0% 0% 4%
Pleasure 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Portal 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Pride 23% 5% 5% 11% 11% 7% 11% 11% 16%
Protection 18% 18% 18% 16% 24% 4% 2% 0% 0%
Purification 50% 25% 0% 13% 0% 0% 13% 0% 0%
Radiance 20% 40% 20% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Renewal 0% 40% 10% 0% 30% 10% 0% 0% 10%
Repose 20% 10% 10% 60% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Retribution 30% 0% 0% 30% 0% 20% 10% 0% 10%
Revered Ancestor 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rune 8% 23% 31% 15% 15% 0% 0% 8% 0%
Sand 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Scalykind 0% 0% 0% 14% 29% 14% 29% 14% 0%
Seafolk 67% 0% 0% 0% 33% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Seduction
Shadow 0% 0% 0% 0% 33% 0% 0% 33% 33%
Sky 0% 0% 67% 0% 17% 0% 0% 17% 0%
Slime 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50% 0% 50%
Sloth 6% 17% 22% 0% 22% 17% 6% 11% 0%
Spell 0% 17% 0% 33% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Spider 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Spirit
Spite 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Storm 11% 11% 22% 0% 11% 11% 0% 11% 22%
Strength 8% 13% 8% 13% 8% 13% 16% 3% 18%
Suffering 17% 0% 0% 17% 17% 0% 17% 17% 17%
Summer 0% 40% 0% 0% 20% 20% 20% 0% 0%
Summoner 0% 14% 14% 0% 43% 0% 14% 0% 14%
Sun 19% 63% 0% 6% 13% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Temperance 55% 18% 0% 18% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Temptation 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Thirst 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Time 0% 0% 25% 25% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Trade 0% 0% 14% 0% 43% 29% 0% 14% 0%
Transformation
Travel 0% 15% 18% 12% 35% 15% 3% 0% 3%
Treachery 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Trickery 0% 6% 6% 0% 26% 12% 9% 18% 24%
Truth 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Tyranny 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50% 17% 33%
Undeath 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 60% 40%
Vile Darkness 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
War 19% 2% 14% 5% 10% 12% 14% 10% 14%
Warforged 0% 33% 0% 0% 33% 0% 33% 0% 0%
Water 0% 10% 5% 5% 45% 5% 0% 25% 5%
Wealth 0% 25% 0% 0% 50% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Weather 0% 15% 23% 8% 38% 8% 0% 8% 0%
Windstorm 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Winter 25% 25% 0% 0% 0% 25% 0% 25% 0%
Wrath 13% 3% 10% 5% 8% 10% 13% 13% 25%
Zeal 29% 7% 50% 7% 0% 0% 7% 0% 0%

To look up the alignment for each deity, I used a number of sources (mostly Curmudgeon’s and IMarvinTPA’s, with the rest found via Google). I still have no data on a Forgotten Realms deity named “Tempest” if anyone knows of that one (searches only found info on the Tempest Domain).

• Do you think there's an option to add "total number of deities"? There are a few with 100% for one alignment, which makes me assume that there's only 1 deity with that domain, but I might be wrong. Would be nice to be able to see maybe.
– Erik
Jul 25, 2016 at 14:14
• @Erik The linked spreadsheet has that information in the Alignment Counts sheet. It wouldn’t fit within the limited width of SE answers, so I can’t add it to the table here. Jul 25, 2016 at 14:18