A holy symbol is an item used as a non-consumed component in a variety of rituals. A holy symbol must be consecrated to one's own deity to be usable.
For each deity there is a generic globe holy symbol and for deities that can be worshiped there is a special wearable version.
There are generic globe holy symbols which have the visible name "holy symbol", cannot be worn, can be reconsecrated and look like:
This is a small <material> globe, about the size of a billiard ball, scribed deeply with several circles. On the near face a runic glyph representing <deity> has been cut into the surface and inlaid with <material 2>.
Itemdb links for non-wearable globe holy symbols:
Each deity that can be worshipped also has a special wearable version. These are:
|Deity||Visible name||Worn as||Weight||Source|
|Pishe||narrow ivory bracelet||bracelet||3/9 lb|||
|Gufnork||soft fluffy ball||bracelet||5/9 lb|||
|Gapp||golden thimble||ring||1/9 lb|||
|Sandelfon||small square stone||bracelet||5/9 lb|||
|Fish||line of shark teeth||necklace||3/9 lb|||
|Hat||brass feather||necklace||3/9 lb|||
|Sek||black metal medallion||necklace||3/9 lb|| or |
Prayer beads, when sufficiently charged, will also work as holy symbols.
There's also some other holy symbols that may or may not be usable by priests:
- Djelian religious symbol, not wearable, 2/9 lb, .
- Agatean Chlong of Destiny, not wearable, 2/9 lb, .
Holy symbols are sold in shops dedicated the the relevant deity. The plain globe versions are &&&&&&&&&&+10000 or the local equivilent, and the wearable versions are twice that at &&&&&&&&&&+20000 .
The wearable Hat symbols in particular seem only to be sold in the Genua temple.
Npc priests also often carry symbols consecrated to their own deity. These may come warded, so it's always wise to check before stealing them or taking them from a corpse.
A very large number of rituals require a holy symbol, making it an essential item for any priest.
The wearable Gufnorkian and Sandelfonic symbols are also usable as targets for the Totem ritual for those gods.