Pantheon: Commerce Intermediate Gods
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Billy Mays, God of Top-Of-The-Lungs Advertising
- Intermediate God
- Symbol: The OxiClean logo
- Alignment: True Neutral
- Portfolio: Shouting, Shilling, More Shouting, Self-Parody, and Even More Shouting
- Domains: Craft, Technology
- Followers: Anthony Sullivan
- Allies: Don LaFontaine, BRIAN BLESSED
- Mortal Enemies: Vince Offer
- Ascended after shaking his mortal coil on June 28th, 2009, for a lifetime of service to the advertising industry. The still-mortal Offer was not pleased. Cartman follows him around, constantly asking for more of that Stuff that removes ass-blood from undergarments as a result of eating cheap Mexican food.
- Is now in competition with his ally Don LaFontaine to see whose voice can sell more halos.
- The Goddess of Charming Thievery once stole his voice, but gave it back almost immediately, ostensibly because it was too loud, but, just possibly, because the voice is who Billy Mays is, and she has a policy against soul theft.
Gray Mann, CEO of Money Spiders
- Theme Song: Robots!
- Intermediate God
- Symbol: His Australium-powered life-extender machine
- Alignment: Lawful Evil
- Portfolios: The third brother, Self Made Mann, producing tons of robots running on money actually backfires, bane of eagles, selling hats in desperation, inventing a new form of algebra, being older than looks would indicate
- Domains: Trickery, Machinery, Trading
- Allies: None known.
- Followers: Gray Army
- Enemies: Mercs, Saxton Hale, Byakuya Togami
- Beloved Daughter (or is she?): Olivia
- Strictly Business Relationship With: Raidou Kuzunoha
- Cemented his ascension by one-upping Saxton Hale out of his position as CEO of Mann Co. with help of his daughter Olivia (who wasn't ascended, but remains on his side nevertheless).
- He made sure to replace a part of harmless, money-spewing robots in the house with his Gray Army counterparts to not only provide additional defenses, but also better his PR. For that matter however, he really regrets choosing money of all things as a fuel and really wishes people would stop pointing it out. Hell, his own robots question his choice sometimes much to his chagrin.
- Those bots aren't very smart either, another thing that makes Gray cringe. At least he rectified the issue with his Mecha Engineers.
- Because of that reckless choice he's forced to find alternate ways of replenishing his once great fortune, going as far as selling hats made of metal. For that reason he'd managed to strike up a deal with Raidou Kuzunoha: the latter becomes a face of his hat advertisements and gets paid for it as a result.
- Banned from Houses of Nature and Technology for eating his adoptive eagle mother and her children and being the one to be responsible for Sentry Busters respectively. House of Family is cool with him, strangely enough, because despite the fact that he knifed both of his brothers, they kinda deserved it.
- His daughter owns a gravel company named Gray Gravel. She's also a new CEO of Mann Co.
- Absolutely loathes Byakuya Togami as someone who inherited their fortune (reminds him of his idiot brothers). Unlike him, he built his own empire.
- Which is a bit of a misunderstanding on his part, as Togami didn't get his status as heir for free; he had to compete with fourteen of his estranged half-siblings, of which he was the youngest, to earn the title of heir to the Togami fortune, as well has having accumulated a sizable fortune of his own without any help from his family. He is also intending to rebuild the Togami empire after it was destroyed in Mankind's Most Despairingly Maleficent and Monstrous Malefaction.
Faust, Patron God of Those Who Dealed With The Devil (John Sabellicus, George Sabellicus, Doctor Faustus)
- Intermediate God with Mephistopheles's help (and some versions where he rebels); Quasideity otherwise
- Symbol: A metaphorically (or sometimes literally) contract with Mephistopheles
- Alignment: True Neutral; can slips into Neutral Good or Neutral Evil
- Domain: Dealing, Philosophy
- Portfolio: Deal with the Devil led to having command of Mephistopheles and meets famous figures at the cost of his soul, Be Careful What You Wish For, has reasons changes with different versions, different fates according to how noble or selfish he is
- Allies: The ascended deities from Puella Magi Madoka Magica who made a deal with Kyubey, Lord Byron, Alexander the Great
- Enemies: The House of Demons (especially Satan), THE INCUBATORS, URSULA
- Opposes: Ariel, Peter Parker / Spider-Man
- Opposed by: Steve Rogers / Captain America
- Conflicting Opinion: Faust Baldhead
- Pities: Spawn, Mary Jane Watson
- Admires: Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider
- Ascended as his influence on the fictional world is so powerful that it transcend his deal with Mephistopheles and led to his ascension to the Pantheon.
- Faust at first confused about whether he is in hell or heaven. After being explained the purpose of the Pantheon, he happily took on the duty as he thinks any places is better than the places some of his versions ended up due to their deal of Mephistopheles.
- His ascension caused an intense debate within the Pantheon as each deities draw up different interpretation of him. Some thinks he was driven to the bargain from love for suffering mankind, some thinks it was a cheap and easy way to rule over others. Faust doesn't comment or dispel these notion and states that the bargain is his and his story alone.
- Is one of the few person who gets along of Lord Byron due to one version of Faust is Byron's follower.
- Avoids the House of Demons like a plague as he worries that Mephistopheles might ascend and / or the high priest of one of the temple there, which means the demon servant can come and collect his soul.
- However he does make an exception to sometime poke around the South Park edition of Satan's temple and mocks him. When asked, Faust just laughs and answers that Mephistopheles would see how pathetic that edition of Satan is and would rather release his soul rather than stepping 10 feet radius near that temple and admit to be the servant of that version. He earned Satan's ire for this remark.
- Holds nothing but hatred for Kyubey despite (or more accurately because of) sharing the same temple with the Incubators as Kyubey is holding the position similar to Mephistopheles and then applies it to LITTLE GIRLS at their most vulnerable moments and don't aware the full cost of their deal of becoming a Magical Girl (including becoming a Soul Jar, to never have normal life and ultimately ended up becoming the witches they fought against and hurts more people before being killed by other Magical Girls). Even he has standards. Because of this, he makes an alliance with the magical girls who made a deal with Kyubey by appearing in one of his nicer versions.
- Both Faust and Alexander the Great are very excited to hear that the others have ascended into the Pantheon as they have encountered each other before.
- Criticizes Ariel heavily as he thinks she is an idiot to give up her luxurious life in the sea with her loving family (not to mention the powers that a mermaid possesses in that universe) to go after and become a species that kill her own friends and mother and signed the contract with Ursula before reading it.
- However, his relationship with Ursula is much more tense. While he admits that Ursula's plan for revenge against Triton is pretty smart, he points out that she actively sabotages Ariel and thus lost all claim to the trident and a legitimate victory.
- Having say that, he has nothing but utmost pity for Spawn as he only made a deal with the force of hell to see his family one last time.
- He also hates Spider-Man for the One More Day incident where he convinced his loving, supporting wife Mary Jane into making a deal with Mephisto just to avoid handling the death of his dying aunt while kept sprouting his "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility" motto. He even feels more sorry more Mary Jane as he hates how much she was derailed into being the one that made the deal with Mephisto just to make Peter looks better.
- Has mixed feeling about Baldhead. While Faust sympathizes his intention to atone himself, he thinks the doctor is too annoying to spend time with. Plus it got tired of having to clarify and redirect Japanese deities into his temple due to Name's the Same.
- Captain America was first wary of him due to the fact that he shares the same title Doctor Faustus like one of his mortal enemy. After being clarified, Steve still dislikes him as the Captain believes there is no justifiable reason to made a deal with a force of hell like Mephistopheles.
- Admires Johnny Blaze for his ability to made multiple deals with Mephisto and managed to get permanent amazing power and got away with most of them. Faust is even more impressed that Johnny mostly made those deal out of selfless reason. Johnny is just disturbed that someone would admires him for deals that he made to punish those who deserves it.
- The Council of Cloudcuckooland once theorizes that Lauren Faust is his descendant and achieved her level of success with the show by following his footstep but making a contract with the Incubators this time around. Faust thinks this story is stupid and doesn't even bother to clarify it, only pointing out the obvious reason that he is a fictional character while Lauren isn't.
Jerrica Benton, Goddess of Generosity (Jem)
- Intermediate Goddess
- Symbol: The Jem logo
- Alignment: Neutral Good
- Portfolio: Hiding Secret Identities, The Power of Rock, Outrageous Manes, Clingy Jealous Girls, Amazing Surrogate Sisters
- Domains: Music, Protection, Wealth
- Allies: Amano Kazumi, Katara, Paul McCartney, Lucia Nanami, Momomiya Ichigo, Robin Hood, Charlotte LaBouf
- Enemies: Eric Raymond, Wario, Looten Plunder, Shirayuki Berii
- Managed to get Lucia's idea for "the godliest girl band ever" off the ground and releasing new material at the astounding rate of three short songs a day. Uses the funds from her music career to operate a halfway house for Mary Sues that are trying to reform.
- Unlike Sol Badguy's operation, Jerrica will forgive almost anything short of forthrightly and unrepentantly supporting Shirayuki Berii's efforts to regain her power over the Pantheon. However, she does not know that Xanatos is actually the one who arranged for her success and manipulated her into having the idea to open the halfway house as part of a grand scheme to provoke the Disgraced into open war against the rest of the Pantheon.
- Has forged most of her alliances for the purpose of keeping Eric Raymond in check.
- Later mythology (read: fuzzy nostalgia and genre savviness re: Clarke's Law for Girls' Toys) has suggested that she is a follower of Kinomoto Sakura. Though Jerrica in fact stands firmly with technology rather than magic, she is allied with those who are not - Lucia for her music and Ichigo for her grudge against Berii.
Kaneo Takarada, CEO of Buying Every Single Human Being(The Dosh King)
- Theme Song: Harry Enfield's "LOADSAMONEY". In combat, this.
- Intermediate God, Overdeity in his temple
- Symbol: Piles of Takarada Bucks with large golden "ZENI" behind them
- Alignment: Lawful Evil, actually Lawful Good.
- Portfolio: Filthy Rich Bastards with LOADSAZENI, Speaking in Kansai dialect, Impossibly Cool Clothes for some and Rummage Sale Reject for others, Being Able to Buy Off Anyone, golden teeth, Humongous Mecha Giant Enemy Crab, particularly humiliating defeat, Being Good All Along, Punny Name
- Domains: Money, Bribes, Osaka
- Allies: Elysium Academy, Ted DiBiase
- Enemies: Satsuki Kiryuin and, by extension, Ragyo Kiryuin, Nui Harime, Scrooge McDuck
- Made his entrance with a bang. Specifically, one of the empty temples in House of Commerce rapidly extended in size to fit his new stomping grounds, namely, an exact copy of Osaka under the control of Takarada Conglomerate with every single Osaka resident still in there. Suffice to say, Satsuki Kiryuin was less than pleased about his ascension.
- His philosophy is simple: no man is pure enough to withstand the temptation of hard, cold cash. To this end, the entirety of Osaka acts as his private army - alongside Naniwa Kinman students outfitted with swords made of money and submachine guns shooting bucks - giving a lot of trouble to any would-be more morally inclined attackers. It's been proven that there are exceptions to the rule, but he intends to rule with cash and rule fairly.
- Has his own currency that are Takarada Bucks. They're not worth much outside his temple, but he intends to change that.
- To better his PR he poured a lot of his funds into upping the quality of Elysium Academy. He remains their main benefactor to this day - much to displeasure of Satsuki and her representative in the Academy Ira Gamagori.
- Best buds with Ted DiBiase as the two quickly found that their methods are surprisingly similar. Conversely, Scrooge McDuck hates his guts for not only spending his money so haphazardly and recklessly, but also endangering civilians while doing so and essentially razing his own temple to the ground whenever fights take place there. Takarada merely smirks in response and says that Osaka contractors would love an extra work - as this ensures the money flows smoothly and into their hands.
Tsunade and Marge Simpson
Tsunade and Marjorie "Marge" Simpson (née Bouvier), Co-Goddesses of Compulsive Gamblers (Tsunade: Fifth Hokage, The Legendary Sucker, Granny Tsunade)
- Intermediate Goddess (Tsunade) and Demigoddess (Marge)
- Symbols: A purple diamond and a 4-foot blue beehive, respectively. Alternately, a red 1974 Chevrolet Chevelle wagon filled with massive piles of overdue ninja paperwork.
- Alignment: Lawful Good (Tsunade) and Neutral Good (Marge)
- Portfolio: Gambling, One-Time-Only Weaknesses That Come To Dominate One's Identity.
- Domains: Greed, Pride, Trickery
- Allies: Tsunade: All good Naruto Gods in the Pantheon, Yuko Ichihara. Marge: Homer Simpson and Bart Simpson
- Followers: Luxord, Setzer Gabbiani, Gambit
- Opposes: The Kids Next Door, Riku (Marge only)
- Originally, the goddesshood was to be decided between them by a high-stakes game of Texas Hold'Em. However, since Lisa pointed out that neither of them could ever actually WIN at gambling, they decided to share the task. Marge would still like to visit Konoha someday...Homer says he's never been, either, but Marge has her suspicions about the true paternity of that loudmouthed spiky-blond-haired kid on Tsunade's team...
- Normally they won't deny any kind of bet. Tubalcain Alhambra, however, was immediately blacklisted after an incident in which he broke the bank at one of the casinos they run.
- Marge is very overprotective of her children, and would go in her ways to protect them. Of course, she's been accused of being too overprotective, and her Moral Guardian past against Itchy & Scratchy, burlesque houses, and Wrestling matches might've helped turn Lisa from the lovable genius into the sour, animal and environment obsessed jerkass she is today.
- Although stationed in the House of Commerce, Tsunade is also an extremely gifted healer who has many times assisted the House of Health & Diseases in solving difficult cases and successfully treating difficult injuries, as well as a frighteningly powerful combatant who uses a combination of decades of experience and her unique style of Super Strength to devastating effect when she ever has to get serious. In particular, her "Strength of 100 Healings" technique is held up as the pinnacle of techniques for combat medics throughout the Pantheon.
The Courier, God of Couriers (Courier Six)
- Intermediate Deity (is both an aspect and high priest to The Vault Dweller)
- Symbol: The Platinum Chip, Alternatively, a bright yellow 21 on a black Spade
- Alignment: True Neutral, as far as anybody knows
- Portfolio: Delivery People Who Get Their Job Done, Those Unhindered By Death, Legendary Figures of Humble Origins, Cunning, Taking Levels in Badass, Viva Las Vegas, Wild Cards, Destroyer of one's Hometown
- Domain: Delivery, Commerce, Endurance, Travel
- Allies: Yes Man, Various Companions and Factions, The Vault Dweller, The Chosen One, The Lone Wanderer, Cole MacGrath, Ron Perlman
- Followers: Peregrine Medicant, Gordon Krantz
- Enemies: Benny, Ulysses
- Official delivery-person of the gods, The Courier is a mysterious figure who is known for one thing: Being unhindered by such a thing as being shot in the head. The Courier will make the delivery, one way or another and settle a war in-between.
- While all factions will want the services of the Courier, it seems that this humble messenger may have plans of his/her own, with the help of a certain ridiculously cheerful robot.
- Most evil aligned gods, unless the Courier is already hostile to them, try to avoid getting said delivery person pissed, as they remember well the words of one of his heralds: Don't fuck with the man who delivers your mail.
- Some have complained that the Courier seems to play fast and loose with delivery schedules and that delivery routes tend to be unusually erratic. Others, however, have noted with approval that their packages arrive right when they're most needed, if sometimes barely so.
Wario, God of Greed (Scoundrel with a Fart of Gold)
- Intermediate God
- Symbol: His distinctive mustache and big nose
- Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
- Portfolio: Corrupt Corporate Executives, Evil Twins, Villain Protagonists, Mini Games, Gameplay Roulette, Ground Pounding, Jerkasses, Schemers, People with Cast-Iron Stomachs, The Search for More Money, Farting
- Domains: City, Greed, Trickery, Video Games
- Allies: Mona, Waluigi, Dick Dastardly, Mr. Burns, Yogurt, Greed
- Followers: Larfleeze
- Friendly Enemies: Mario, Luigi
- Has commissioned many of the best game designers in the world (along with the video game-based gods in the Pantheon) to star in a game of his choosing. He plans to keep 108% of the profits for Himself.
- Upon ascending, Mona immediately raced to his office and began helping out with most of his projects because Wario was 'way cool'. However, she does get a bit miffed when she doesn't get her share of the paycheck.
- Gets really, really annoyed when anyone asks him to say, "D'oh, I missed!". He blames the Runaway Guys for that aggression.
- Most of the vampire deities, even Alucard, tend to stay far from Wario.
- After the events of the battle between Donkey Kong and Knuckles the Echidna, he decided to try his luck stealing the Master Emerald, getting into a one-minute scuffle with the red echidna. He got crushed under a boulder for his troubles, and Dr. Eggman stole the gem while they were fighting.