Väinämöinen is a legendary wizard, mythical hero and original god who participated in the creation of the world. He is called the biggest and oldest god, and real historical mages have summoned him with spells like any other creature from the Beyond, to come help them in challenging situations.
He has created the first boat, the first instrument, kantele, an instrument to charm the nature and summon the nature spirits and animals. He has made trips to the underworld to find words to his spells. He is called creator of spells.
Another ancient god mage is the blacksmith Ilmarinen who has discovered iron and forged the first iron objects, swords and hammers, as well as the celestial dome, the sky.