Chislev, Lady of the Woods, also known as the Beast, Wild One, and World Mother, represents the godly force of instinct. She believes the soul grows by releasing thought and instinct, and giving in to primal urges. She is the power of the natural world and all things wild. She is at one with Krynn, and extends her wrath to those that abuse the earth. Chislev is wracked with pain and suffering during times of war, and works in the current world to heal the wounds done to it. Chislev is said to be nature incarnate. She is served by animated wooden creatures who carry out her wishes. She is usually represented as a wooden horse. She is the partner of Zivilyn, and maintains friendship with Sirrion. She conflicts with Shinare and Reorx. Gilean grants Chislev knowledge but he is at times overly intelligent for her. Chislev is regarded among all the Gods of Good, and opposes Morgion among the Gods of Evil in particular. Chislev dwells with her companion in Zhan, the grandest of all forests. Worthy elves are said to go there after passing from the world of Krynn. Her celestial symbol is the planet Chislev.
Before the Cataclysm, she was the patron deity of all the humans in Icereach, although the coastal humans knew her as a female goddess, Chislev Wilder, and the highlanders as a male god, Kradok, the Wild One.