The Domain of Valan – a new cleric domain for D&D/Freeya

Valan, God of the First Circle, Lord of Trade and Travel, Son of Air and Water

Valan is the Eternal Wanderer: Always moving, always changing.

The mortal Merelia could capture the heart of the fickle god and for a moment he actually rested and fathered a child – Veleae. But he couldn’t suppress his nature for long, so he started to travel again. His family understands his nature, so they always welcome him when his heartache guides him home.

At the being of time Valan with the aid of his sister Barar mediated a peace treaty between his squabbling siblings.

Domain Spells of Valan

Cleric Level Spell
1st Goodberry, Longstrider
3rd Find Steed, Misty Step
5th Haste, Tiny Hut
7th Freedom of Movement, Polymorph
9th Cone of Cold, Legend Lore

When you choose this domain at 1st level, you gain proficiency with two additional languages. In addition, you can pick up new languages via training within 25 days instead of 250.

Bonus Cantrip
Also at 1st level, you learn the ray of frost cantrip if you don’t already know it. For you, this cantrip count as cleric cantrip.

Channel Divinity: The Grand Mediator
At the 2nd level, you can become a beacon of wisdom and understanding. As an action, you can present your holy symbol and speak a prayer to Valan. For the duration of 10 minutes you and every ally withing 30 feet around you has advantage on Wisdom or Charisma ability checks.

Aura of the Traveller
At the 6th level, you and friendly creatures within 10 feet increase their speed by 10 feet.
At the 17th level, the range of this aura increases to 30 feet.

Potent Spellcasting
At 8th level, you add your Wisdom modifier to the damage you deal with any cleric cantrips.

Always Changing But the Heart
Starting at the 17th level, you can perform an hour long binding ritual in the presence of an object, location, or person of your choice. Once the ritual is finished, the chosen object, location, or person becomes the place where your heart belongs.
Whenever you die, 3 days after your death, your body turns to ash and you appear at the place where your heart belongs as if the reincarnate spell had been cast on your body there. As usual, your soul has to be willing and able to return.
Should the place where your heart belongs be killed or destroyed, you may perform a new binding ritual.

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