Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. His dogma is primarily forgotten realms campaign setting 3.5 pdf with the punishment of wrong-doers, and the general furthering of Law and Good in the world. Tyr, and worshippers and priests do the will of this Triad willingly.
Tyr perished defending the plane of Celestia from a massive demonic incursion. Tyr’s place as the leader of Mount Celestia. Tyr holds great prominence in the Faerûnian pantheon due to his position as leader of the Triad, a trio of lawful good gods that are collectively devoted to the concepts of courage, justice, perseverance, relief of suffering, duty, obedience, honor, and to some extent righteous martyrdom. Not coincidentally, these values are ones held by most paladins and any given paladin in Abeir-Toril is more likely to follow the Triad than not. Tyr was blind and missing his right hand, for which he bears the title “The Maimed God.
Ilmater, true to his ethos, works to teach Tyr to live with these disabilities, though in truth they are not a great hindrance in view of his power as a greater god. Tyr first came to Toril in a campaign to pacify the remnants of the fallen empire of Jhaamdath in -247 Dale Reckoning, the Year of the Striking Lance. This stroke is known as the Procession of Justice, in which the god himself appeared on Toril and personally led a host of archons and angels against the chaotic and evil forces arrayed in the remains of the fallen empire. Torm joined them to complete the Triad some years later. Tyr lost his right hand to Kezef the Chaos Hound, and his eyes were put out by Lord Ao for questioning the Overgod’s decision to punish all the deities for Bane’s theft of the Tablets of Fate. Tyr kills Helm in a duel. The other deities suspect Cyric is somehow behind the situation that led Tyr and Helm to such a confrontation.
In the latest version of the Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting, Tyr has the domains of Good, Knowledge, Retribution, Law, and War. To keep Tyr’s favor, one must respect fallen enemies, never make sacrifice of a corpse, and keep one’s alignment lawful good. Tyr considers slaying agents of evil to be honorable and worthy of the highest praise. The Order of the Knights of Holy Judgement tends to attract the paladins who emphasize the “lawful” part of their dedication to Tyr.