|Forgotten Realms Deity|
|Portfolio||Trade, Money, Wealth|
Waukeen is the fictional goddess of coins and wealth in the Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting of Forgotten Realms. Waukeen or The Merchant's Friend, rules over deals done above and below the table. She believes that mercantile trade is the best road to enrichment. She frowns upon destroying good trade goods, and favours those who oppose the propagation of malicious rumors that could harm someone's commerce.
During the Time of Troubles, Waukeen was captured and enslaved in the Abyss. Lliira, the Goddess of Joy, took on Waukeen's portfolio and saw to her followers from that time until Waukeen's eventual escape.
Waukeen's faithful travel the world aiding merchants or staff temples in large cities that serve as moneylenders and change houses. Waukeenar believe in investing in any enterprise that has any chance of succeeding.
- Boyd, Eric L, and Erik Mona. Faiths and Pantheons (Wizards of the Coast, 2002).
- Donovan, Dale. For Duty and Deity (TSR, 1998).
- Martin, Julia, and Eric L Boyd. Faiths & Avatars (TSR, 1996).