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He built a notable church of Bahamut in the Kingdom of Ahlissa (on Oerth) and was therefore raised to exarch state by Bahamut, to attend to the needs of his followers on Oerth.
The Seven Great Gold Wyrms are the closest of Bahamut servants, guarding his palace and escort him disguised as canaries when he is traveling the world.
For example, the Forgotten Realms draconic pantheon also includes Astilabor, Garyx, Hlal, Lendys, and Tamara (among others); these five deities have expanded their influence to become venerated in many other campaign settings as well.
Bahamut's personal name is derived from the Bahamut of Arabic mythology, an elephant-headed fish that supports the world.
Some myths claim he is the son of Lendys, god of justice, and Tamara, goddess of mercy, but more commonly those deities are said to be among his younger siblings, which also include Aasterinian, Chronepsis (also said to be his uncle), Astilabor, Hlal, Faluzure, Garyx, and Nathair Sgiathach.
In this book, the Platinum Dragon was given the personal name Bahamut.
Bahamut is a child of the dragon god Io, and a fierce enemy of Tiamat, his evil sister and twin.
He respects Heironeous, Moradin, Yondalla, and other lawful good deities.
She dwells in the undersea palace of Sea Reach on the Prime Material Plane, allying with dolphins, sea-horses, and other aquatic dragons to defeat evil and protect good.
Xathanon is a burst of golden energy with draconic shape, said to be a physical embodiment of the Positive Energy Plane.
Some myths say he was actually a dead god from an ancient pantheon, given new life by Bahamut's magic.