So did he feel who pulled the boughs aside,
That we might look into a forest wide,

Telling us how fair trembling Syrinx fled
Arcadian Pan, with such a fearful dread.
Poor nymph-poor Pan-how he did weep to find
Nought but a lovely sighing of the wind
Along the reedy stream ; a half-heard strain,
Full of sweet desolation, balmy pain.

— Keats

Pan, the ugly faced child of Hermes, is god of everything wild and untamed. Part animal, with the horns, hooves, and ears of a goat, he is a rollicking deity, the god of the shepherds and goatherds. He is both a shepherd and musician, but his pipes can cause insanity when he plays them. A wonderful musician he, accompanied with his pipe of reeds, played for the woodland nymphs when they danced. He invented his flute when the nymph Syrinx, whom he was pursuing, transformed herself into a bed of reeds to escape him; Pan then took the reeds of unequal length, fashioned them into a flute, and played on them so that he could always remember her. He can be found running wild in the woods either dancing to his own music or chasing any nymphs that might have caught his eye that day.

Pan favors training in Acrobatics, but disfavors training in Mechanical Knowledge. His symbol is a set of pan pipes and his followers offer green tourmalines, holy water, or laurel leaves to him.

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