Cyric, also known as the Prince of Lies, is the chaotic evil deity of murder, death and tyranny.
He is one of the youngest deities in the realms and only came into power roughly a decade ago during the Time of Troubles. On Boareskyr Bridge he slew Bhaal with the help of Mask, in the form of the sword Godsbane , and stole his portfolio, followed by gaining the portfolios of Myrkul and Bane after their demise.
Siege of DragonspearEditAt the end of Baldur's Gate Chapter 9, the protagonist has a vision of Cyric murdering Bhaal with Godsbane, when they cross Boareskyr Bridge.
Throne of BhaalEdit
He makes and appearances in Throne of Bhaal in Baldur's Gate II Chapter 9 during the fourth test of Pocket Plane, in which he questions the protagonist about whether they want to assume godhood and their plans about it. He then summons few assassins to "test" them before disappearing.
- High Priestess Akanna
- The mad priest of Cyric in the Docks District of Athkatla
Unlike most other temples in the games, the temple of Cyric does not offer any services.
- In a cave in the north-eastern section of the Forest of Wyrms
- As of 2nd edition AD&D rules, Cyric should be Neutral Evil. In-game however he is chaotic evil, like in 3rd edition and subsequent ones.
- Cyric was voiced by Mark Meer Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal, he was not credited though.