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"Then descended on the land
The Forces of the Dome
To lend into the mortal hand
Power before unknown

Five Forces, they of might and magic
Two champions forged by each
Ten heroes made the tale most tragic
For the Elemental beasts
"

The Forces of the Dome were a group of five forces that watched over the world of Terra, protecting its inhabitants. They dwelled above the clouds and above the stars.

When the first intelligent lifeforms (elves, gnomes, dwarves, half-orcs, and humans) appeared on the land that would later become the isles of Terra, the Elemental Lords that had created the area were enraged. They agreed to stop their war against each other for a single day so that they could deal with the intruders. They attacked with all the powers of the elements, but the Forces of the Dome intervened. They didn't want to fight the Elemental Lords directly, which would drag them into the eternal war, but they gave the mortals the power they needed to survive the attack.

Each of the five forces would make two classes, creating ten champions to drive the Elemental Lords back. Once the battle was over, they transported the land from "the gates of the Ancients to the gates of Terra". There, it was broken into isles.

Cosmonium[]

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"Cosmonium was that force which guided the elements and other forms of energy from place to place. Air, water, fire, earth, and the electrical energies were commanded and controlled."

Cosmonium created the sorcerer and archer.

Esoterica[]

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"Esoterica was the power of the inner self, the energy of life and the forms of life, with command of the mind and the ability for healing and inflicting."

Esoterica created the cleric and paladin.

Gaiam[]

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"Gaiam commanded the order of life in the forest and in the skies, of the trees and the clouds. The manner and temperament of nature and the wills of the beasts bowed to its influence."

Gaiam created the druid and ranger.

Bellum[]

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"Bellum, which was the essence of war and violence which manifested itself in the darker moods of beasts and violent turns of weather, like this storm tonight."

Bellum created the knight and barbarian.

Lurkane[]

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"And Lurkane, that invisible, silent sheet of clandestine power that slipped its works into the world unseen."

Lurkane created the robber and ninja.


Major characters of Might and Magic I, II, III, IV and V
Might and Magic Book One: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum characters VARN adventurers
Agar · Corak the Mysterious · Data keeper · Gala · King Alamar · Lord Archer · Lord Hacker · Lord Inspectron · Lord Ironfist · Lord Kilburn · Orango Seventeen · Sheltem the Dark · Telgoran · Zam · Zom
Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World characters VARN adventurers
Acwalandar · Corak the Mysterious · Gralkor the Cruel · Gwyndon the Young · King Kalohn · Lord Peabody · Lord Slayer · Pyrannaste · Queen Lamanda · Shalwend · Sheltem the Dark · The Megadragon
Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra characters Terran ultimate adventurers
(Resurrectra · Kastore · Sir Caneghem · Dark Shade · Crag Hack · Maximus · Robert the Wise · Tolberti)
Athea · Corak the Mysterious · Foerdhal the Erudite · Forces of the Dome · Morphose · Sheltem the Dark · Sleepers of Sheltem · Water Mane
World of Xeen characters The Defenders of Xeen
Ambrose · Corak the Mysterious · Crodo · Count Blackfang · Dragon pharaoh · Ellinger · King Burlock · Lord Xeen · Morgana · Queen Kalindra · Roland Burlock · Sandro of Xeen · Sheltem the Dark · Xenoc
The Ancients
Heroes, Guardians and associated characters
Einar · The Wyrdes
Corak the Mysterious · Data keeper · Dragon pharaoh · Escaton the Destroyer · Melian · Orango Seventeen · Sheltem the Dark
Alleron · Amonwelle · Crodo · Daria · Defenders of Xeen · Dubiel the Shadowsmith · Eil do Mer · Jassad Attqua · Lords of Harmondale · Sandro of Xeen · Terran ultimate adventurers · VARN adventurers · Verhoffin
Colonies
Ardon · Axeoth · Enroth · Havec · Terra
Relevant terms
Astral Plane · Blaster · Bright Star · Code 0-0-1 · Control Cube · Convocation of Cataclysm · CRON Vehicle · Cube of Power · Elemental manipulation · Elemental Sleepers · Forces of the Dome · Gate of Anduran · Gates to Another World · Great Geothermal Generator · Guardians' Spacecraft · Heavenly Forge · Inner Sanctum · Light Lance · Metal Tower · Origin · Paradox · Plane Between Planes · Sceptre of Temporal Distortion · Shikbath Zera · Spinward Rim · The Arc · The Creators · The Crossing · The Kreegans · The Lincoln · The Silence · The Source · The Wielders · Time machine · Tomb of VARN · VARN-4 · Web of Worlds · Webstation Beta-5 · Yeti
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