Gold is considered the holiest of materials, though not the rarest, and has been since the beginning of civilization. It is very nonreactive (it's a noble metal) and as such can stand up to the might of the elements (nobody wants their temple to fall down).
Famous Heroes of Godville
Cheesebucket - 104th-level adventurer, member of the “The Guild of Calamitous Intent” guild, with the motto “Dungeons without pants”, stands at the 95th position in the pantheon of arkeology under the vigilant supervision of the god Irwin. He was known to distribute counterfeit Godville invites during his youth.
A x e l - 104th-level adventurer, member of the “Blue Feather” guild, with the motto “Will It Blend?”, stands at the 166th position in the pantheon of catch under the vigilant supervision of the god Filippo. The hero has no distinctive features to date; however, he promises to get some before his next appearance.
Free food with beer purchase at the Roadkill Bar and Grill
Suffer from hiccups? Has your favorite flower wilted? Sun obscured by clouds? We will quickly attract divine grace to your community. The Union of Good Heroes.
Worship space for lease in a temple under construction. Inexpensive. Contact: gnomish guest-workers, temple of hero Illidan Moonshadow.