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Anadi names - Pathfinder
This name generator will give you 10 random names fit for the anadi part of the Pathfinder universe.
Anadi are shapeshifting humanoids born from necessity and magical innovations. Their natural spider-forms were seen negatively by other beings with whom they wished to trade, so they learned to create a humanoid form to better fit in with their neighbors. Though while their relations with other beings has improved, rumors have surfaced as well. Some claim the anadi are spider-human hybrids, or a type of were-spider that transforms into monstrous spiders at moonrise. The combination of these rumors and the negative views from before their found solution leads anadi to be suspicious of all outsiders as far as revealing their true form goes. But it equally made them known to be caring for those in similar situations and seekers of nonviolent solutions to most problems, especially those involving less-favored looking beings.
Anadi names are formed by one's web parents. Each web has usually 3 to 5 members part of this web marriage, and each parent will offer 1 syllable to be part of an Anadi's name. This syllable is usually the first syllable of a parent's name. So, an anadi with web parents named Altava, Maracha and Rivuken may end up named Almari. Once an anadi's identity has settled in, they often choose small phrases to honor their parents like "Strings-On-The-River" or "Leaves-Shelter-Her-Feet".
An anadi living among other beings doesn't usually change their name, but might do so if their given name clashes too much with the local culture.
Examples of anadi names given in the source books include: Altava, Anavachti, Strings-On-The-River Inkeelah, Kerialnamu, Maracha, Leaves-Shelter-Her-Feet Naiala, Orvasa, Reloana, Rivuken, Velachamon. This name generator follows the same patterns, adding a phrase-title to each result as well.
To start, simply click on the button to generate 10 random names. Don't like the names? Simply click again to get 10 new random names.
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