The paladin is a holy warrior, existing for the sole purpose of
serving his deity. Paladins can use clerical spells as well as
a special spell group known as piety. The paladin's warrior abilities
include the ability to use holy weapons to destroy opponents of
opposite alignment. In addition, due to their favored position in
the eyes of their deity, the paladin is given a greater amount of
sacrifice points to use for deity gifts.

Paladins also recieve the abolish ability from their deity.
This ability will cure diseases, damage over time spells, provide
simple healing, as well as other things depending on the paladin's

see also: help abolish