Pantheon / Murder & Assassination

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Greater Gods

    Kenshiro 
Kenshiro, God of Delayed Deaths and Manly Tears (Ken, Savior of Century's End, Man With Seven Scars, Fist of the North Star)
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  • Theme Song: Ai wo Torimodose/YOU WA SHOCK / Sentou!
  • Greater God
  • Symbol: The Seven Stars of The Big Dipper
  • Alignment: Lawful Good (although if there is a law that causes harm to the innocent, he will not hesitate to destroy it. That being said, he may be more Chaotic Good than he'd like to admit...)
  • Portfolio: Love For All That Is Good, Hunting And Punishing The Wicked, Mercilessly Destroying Complete Monsters, Invincibility, Righteous Passion, Sentimental Masculinity, Honor Before Reason, Combat Accupuncture, Protector of Women and Children, The Ultimate Martial Arts of Hokuto Shinken, Masculine Kindness, The Embodiment of Manliness, Righteous Fury.
  • Domains: Justice, War, Martial Arts, Kindness, Vengeance.
  • Allies: Bruce Lee, Rei the Star of Justice, Chuck Norris, Son Goku, Sanger Zonvolt, Kouta Kazuraba/Kamen Rider Gaim, Jack Bauer, Bryan Mills, Beatrix Kiddo
  • Enemies: If you're a Complete Monster, you're on his shit list.
  • Ruthless avenger of innocents terrorized by the wicked. Murder children and let him know about it? You Are Already Dead.
  • Kenshiro is without a doubt the bane of many a Complete Monster (and the House of Hatred, except for Eren Yeager) in the Pantheon. He is unaffected by many Breaking Speech, always ready to counter with righteous Shut Up, Hannibal! and if he could spare some time snarking, he'd deliver a scathing "The Reason You Suck" Speech before delivering the most righteous ass-kicking and Ludicrous Gibs to these scums. And even if they come back, with his Godhood, they can be assured that Kenshiro will always be there to be noted of their atrocities and would always come back and kick their ass. And he never gets tired of it. Thus let this be a warning for the wicked. When you think only of your own fortune, making innocents suffer in the way, and especially if it's for nothing but lulz... Kenshiro will find you.note 
    • If they do have a semblance of honor or tragic story, then lucky them, Kenshiro may shed some Manly Tears on their 'demise'. But if they don't... there's just no mercy.
    • Of late, his most constant target would be Yuuki Terumi, to the point that Kenshiro has adapted the stance of 'no matter what he's doing, he must be planning something nefarious. Therefore, strike on sight'. However, there were rumors that Kenshiro 'held back' and usually let Terumi not completely destroyed, for he's always ready to strike him whenever he returns... and the fact that he recognizes that the one deserving to deal with the ultimate finishing blow for him is Ragna the Bloodedge. While at first misled with how it was Hakumen who delivered the killing blow with Time Killer, Kenshiro's hunch was proven true that Ragna once again rose up and delivered the final blow. And his daily activity of putting him on watch continues... He doesn't give a damn about Terumi's identity as 'Susanoo' either. Let's rephrase it again... even in the face of 'super deities', Hokuto Shinken is invincible.
  • He also has a spot in the House of Emotion, where he cries Manly Tears.
  • At one point attempted to take on Lucifer for the Chaos Lord's stance on Survival of the Fittest, the ideology hitting too close to home in regards to the world Kenshiro originally came from. Lucifer simply smiled, telling him "If you don't want a world like that, you need only continue the actions you have done thus far. A world where the innocent do not have to fear being trampled by the ruthless...I have no doubt you can make your dream a reality. You're certainly strong enough." To the astonishment of everyone present, Kenshiro turned and left, deep in thought.
  • He, along with Sanger Zonvolt, are known to be the two Gods of the Pantheon that absolutely does not tolerate evil and are capable of dishing out massive punishment for evil without going to Knight Templar tendencies or running the risk of He Who Fights Monsters. Many would call them the 'Evil-Slaying Duo', and though they don't confirm it, there is a silent respect on both of them. There's one rule that both adheres though: They're not doing it for concepts like 'justice', but merely because Life is a privilege to all. True Villains don't deserve any of it.
  • Currently in deep training to discover the Pressure Point that he could hit in order to dispel the love and feeding of despair and negative emotions. Against scum like Terumi and also Monokuma and his mastermind that get off on despair, Kenshiro wants to make sure that they don't get ecstatic in the despair of death, he expects something he heard on daily basis against those mohawked thugs he kills for being extremely evil: "I don't want to die! Someone help me!"
  • Those who actively seek to crush hope are also high on his shit list. Which is why he has enlisted in "The Pantheonic Rebellion" protecting Madoka from YHVH's latest atrocity.
  • Him, Bryan Mills and Kazuma Kiryu are the most ruthless defenders of children in the pantheon, and will handily team up to destroy any child abusers.
  • There were rumors that Kenshiro was some sort of godly being even before Ascension, as one of the head deities of the Ivgorod, to the point, one of their Monks, Kharazim, modeled some of his skills after some of Ken's signature ones, particularly Hokuto Hyakuretsu Ken and Hokuto Zankai Ken. Kenshiro didn't mind those, he's more impressed about Kharazim and his friends' staunch belief on the protection of mankind, and if other so-called 'divine beings' threaten them, then they deserve to be kicked in the butt... and probably be already dead.
  • Also resides in the House of Emotion.

Intermediate Gods

    Connor and Duncan MacLeod 
Connor and Duncan MacLeod, Dual Gods of the Last Man Standing
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    Odin (Final Fantasy
Odin, God of Party Annihilation (the Dark Divinity, the Angel of Valhalla, The Butcher)
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  • Theme: The Corpse Hall
  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: The curved blade Zantetsuken
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Instantly fatal attacks, black armor, his steed Sleipnir, the Zantetsuken and Gungnir, riding into conflict, summon contracts.
  • Domains: Victory, Death, Summons
  • Allies: Lady Yuna, Rudia, Lightning Farron, Cecil Harvey, Kain Highwind, Cloud Strife, Koku-Oh, Bela (Specifically Sleipnir's allies)
  • Rivals: Thor Odinson, Freya
  • Enemies: Gilgamesh, Caius Ballad, Garland
  • Secretly Afraid of: Lightning users
  • It is rumored that Odin's first appearance within the hallowed lands was in service to the Pantheon. Gossip and bards would say that the cursed Disgraces had attempted one of their many attempts to usurp the Pantheon proper for themselves with their mightiest unholy forces at the forefront. As the Pantheon's troops were being overrun, and it seemed that the Main House would need to be called upon, a black figure charged the battle field atop a six-legged horse. With one swing of his sword and a flash of blue, the entire opposing side was cut down in his wake, their essence dragged back into the Disgraces. No one can say for sure if this account is indeed factual.
  • One of his first orders of business was to track down the sword thief Gilgamesh and repay him for stealing his Zantetsuken in a previous life. Not only did he (eventually) force Gilgamesh to yield, he had Sleipnir kick Gilgamesh for trying to "give back" a clear imitation of his fabled sword.
    • The Zantetsuken itself was eventually revealed to be a cursed blade. If Odin is ever somehow permanently slain and the victor takes the sword as a trophy, the sword first brainwashes and then completely transforms them into a new Odin, eventually morphing their body into his.
  • When first encountered by the God of Thunder, Thor took up arms against Odin. He had perceived the summon using the Allfather's name as an insult and would punish the black knight. As is often the case, the battle was climatic and worthy of retelling. As they struggled against one another, Mjolnir and Zantetsuken clashed so fiercely it threatened to level a wing in the House of Nature. Exhausted and finding mutual respect, the gods chose to parted ways. Though never calling the other friend, it was clear an unspoken bond was forged.
    • This action was eventually backed up by Freya, as she claims that this Odin was never seen in the Battleground of the Gods and as far as she remembers, her Odin wields the spear Gungnir, not the sword Zantetsuken. Once again, his Zantetsuken clashed with her Brisingamen, and the result was... very much similar. At the very least, Freya would respect this Odin and leave him alone.
  • Understanding the status Yuna carries, Odin has agreed to form a summon contract as others have. However in one case when Odin was summoned, just as he drew his sword Yuna had presented him with a heavy sum of gil before he could act. When questioned why she thought he would require any sort of payment like some sellsword, Yuna quickly apologized for what she thought was an unintentional insult to Odin.
  • It has been noted that in an alternate world, he is a Dirty Old Man with some good doses of badassery thrown in. He holds conflicting opinions on this form: while he does appreciate this form's unbelievable power, he bemoans its perversion.
  • On official business from the Fallen, Odin and Lightning had a chance encounter with one another. Lightning idly remarked that it was different to see her former Eidolon as flesh and blood, but a faint smile assured onlookers that she was glad to see him again.
  • Odin is avoided by the Equestrian gods whenever he makes his rounds, simultaneously he is spied upon by them. Though the ponies pay little to no attention to the knight himself, but to his steed. No spoken opinion has been heard in regard to Sleipnir, if the ponies fear the creature or not.
  • As much as he tries to hide it, he actually has a traumatic weakness to lightning due of one incident where he was struck by lightning when preparing for Zantetsuken.
  • "Here I am, a God among men, yet here I remain, a mere man amongst Gods."

    SCP- 173 
SCP-173, Deity of Neck Snapping (The Sculpture, Billy)
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  • Rank: Euclid. By Pantheon standards, probably Intermediate God.
  • Symbol: Itself.
  • Alignment: Unknown. Likely to be True Neutral or Neutral Evil.
  • Portfolio: Implacable Man, The Dreaded, Living Statue, Murderous Mannequin, Moves very fast unless you are directly looking at it, Sickening "Crunch!"
  • Domains: Statues, Sight, Mystery, Murder
  • Allies: The Weeping Angels (Somewhat), Spooky, The Slenderman
  • Enemies: The SCP Foundation, The Protectors of Plot Continuum, The Doctor, Mike Schmidt, Larry Daley, SCP-682
  • SCP-173 can be described as a docile statue and nothing particular stands out about it besides having a creepy appearance. However, should you take your eyes off it for just a moment, the creature will snap your neck. Maintaining eye-sight is the only way to control it and even then, it can move while you blink, and it's incredibly fast to boot.
  • The first time it entered the Pantheon (or to be more precise, when it was first successfully broken out by someone, GUAE being the most likely suspect after the last breakout), it just startled a few deities who were wandering around the main halls of the Pantheon and suddenly a crowd formed around it, wondering why such a strange statue found itself standing in such an unexpected location. It wasn't until people lost sight of the creature and then it suddenly snapped the neck of Kenny McCormick that people realized this creature wasn't harmless. The SCP Foundation quickly contained the creature and—because the Court of the Gods saw it fitting to ascend—delivered it to its new temple, where it's kept at bay with heavy camera surveillance.
  • SCP-173 is one of the few deities that has been capable of travelling almost anywhere in the pantheon, even to the most unlikely of places. A warning has been displayed that SCP-173 can show up at any moment if it's broken from containment and should it be spotted, maintain eye contact and call for help if you need to.
  • It's relationship with the Weeping Angels is an interesting as they aren't really hostile towards SCP-173 and neither is it towards the angels. Although the only reason this may happen is because they can't move if both SCP-173 and the Angels are staring at each other. Both the Doctor and the SCP Foundation have taken this to their advantage when one of these creatures break free.
  • Spooky has taken an interest into inducting the statue to her collection of Specimens in her mansion but that has proven troublesome since she doesn't have the best relationship with the Foundation but she has broken out the creature from its temple numerous time to relocate it to her mansion. How? Well not having a physical neck might have helped her avoid the creatures most deadly attack, so she just allows it to follow her wherever she goes. She might have accidentally killed a few people when she lost sight of SCP-173 though.
  • The Protectors of Plot Continuum have been trying to fend off the creature since it has proven to be a troublesome annoyance for them thanks to 173's powers.
  • Some deities like to call it Billy, for no particular reason other than because it sounds funny for such an strange creature.
  • Of the few deities that were tasked to keep SCP-173 secure was Mike Schmidt, given his experience with the Animatronics. Mike has gone on record saying that dealing with 173 has been hard, since unlike the animatronics whose movement is erratic but predictable, given that he is not used to be constantly fearing that the sculpture moves every time he blinks. And even worse that it knows how to open doors.
    • Larry Daley is another who often is tasked with guarding it. Unlike Mike, Larry is very used to dealing with living sculptures, although he also has had his share of problems with SCP-173.
  • Said to have a similar MO as Slenderman, with the main difference that looking at Slenderman is actually harmful for the victim. It's not a strange occurrence that these two creature actually have come to an agreement and "hunt" together during very late hours of the pantheon. The pantheon has been unable to successfully capture the Slenderman yet, so the only solution they found was to keep an strict watch of SCP-173 in it's temple at all times.
  • Has an habit of creating a strange substance that may appear to be a combination of blood and feces. The pantheon has tasked a few deities to clean it with supervision so SCP-173 doesn't escape containment. At least the Court of Gods think this is a better idea than the Foundation use of D-Class Personnel.

Lesser Gods

    John "Soap" MacTavish 
Captain John "Soap" MacTavish, The God who was Killed Unexpectedly in the Sequel (F.N.G., Bravo Six, Hotel Six, 2073521)
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    Morinth 
Morinth, Goddess of Death by Sex (The Ardat-Yakshi, The Demon of the Night Winds, Mirala)
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    Shiki Tohno and Shiki Ryougi 
Shiki Tohno and Shiki Ryougi, Dual Deities of Direct Death (Tohno: Satsujinki, Ryougi: "", Assassin, Saber)
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Tohno (front), Ryougi (back)

    Shinobu Hioka/Detec Bell and Tama Inubouzaki 
Shinobu Hioka and Tama Inubouzaki, Goddesses of Secret Concealing Deaths (Tama: Tama Shinobu: Detec Bell, Bellsie, Detick Bell)
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Human form 
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Human form 
  • Lesser Goddesses
  • Alignment: Neutral Good (Detec Bell), Lawful Evil (Tama)
  • Symbol: A bone next to a magnifying glass
  • Theme song: Tama: Peaky Wan-dafuru! (Shared with Yunael and Minael)
  • Portfolio: He Knows Too Much
  • Domains: Magic, Death, Knowledge
  • Allies:
  • Respected by: Souta Kishibe/La Pucelle (Tama)
  • Special Relationship Swim Swim (Tama)
  • Ever since she was a kid, Shinobu Hioka had loved detective fiction, so when she grew up, Shinobu took the first chance she could get to become a professional.
    • When she's not in her temple, Shinobu can frequently be found at the house of Justice, furthering her detective skills and interacting with other law enforcement deities.
  • Unlike several of the already ascended maagical girls, Tama Inubouzaki isn't particularly brave nor does she have a lot of confidence in her abilities and as such, Tama never takes any sort of leadership roles and prefers to work for others.
    • Many deities who've seen the moments leading up to Tama's death say otherwise as none of them had seen someone as cowardly as Tama kill a Big Bad before.
  • After Tama had learned Swim Swim's identity and Bell had found an in-game item that would restore everybody's memories of Clamberry, they were both quickly killed off by Swim Swim and Melville to keep their secrets from spreading before their secrets becoming common knowledge would become an issue.
    • Unlike most who were killed for learning things they shouldn't, Bell and Tama were killed by MG's they were close to.
  • Not long after ascending, Tama was surprised to find that Yunael and Minael had already ascended before her. For a while, Tama was unsure of whether to tell them about Swim Swim's identity, but after a while, Tama had the idea that if she told them about Swim Swim's identity, then Swim Swim would target them as well so she decided not to tell them.
    • Tama's current relation with Swim Swim is rather unusual as while Swim Swim was Tama's killer while she was mortal, Tama had always thought of Swim Swim as a trustworthy and kind leader since she followed in Ruler's footsteps and because of this Tama can't really bring herself to hate Swim Swim although she is much more cautious of her.
  • Detec Bell's magic allows her to talk to walls and get information from them if she kisses them which she often puts to good use when solving cases. The only catch is that the wall won't give any information that's detrimental to its owner.
    • Since her magic allows her to temporarily give life to an inanimate object, Shinobu developed a friendship with Elsa as she's able to give life to snowmen. Sometimes the two of them can be seen having 4 way conversations.
  • Tama's magic allows to her create a hole in any surface she scratches. What Tama can create holes in isn't limited to inorganic material either, allowing for many a Cruel and Unusual Death.
    • Because of her magic, Tama became fast friends with Excadrill and Yukipo as the bonded over their love of digging holes.
  • It's not uncommon to see Tama getting along well Shinobu Omiya, not only due to their shared voice, but also due to the both of them not being particularly intelligent.
  • After Shinobu told several deities of how she died, she became friends with other deities such as Kirito and Asuna and Shiroe as they too had been trapped in a video game.
  • Despite being a magical girl like them, Tama has no relation to the Inubouzaki sisters.

    Sonya Blade 
Sonya A. Blade, Goddess of Death Kisses (General Blade, Mom - by Cassie, Aunt Sonya - by Jacqui, Mrs. Cage - by Jax)
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    Souta Kishibe/La Pucelle 
Souta Kishibe, Bearer of Offscreen Deaths (La Pucelle, the Dragon Knight, Sou-Chan, Mahou Shoujo Girl, nee-san)
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Souta Kishibe, La Pucelle's civilian form 

Demigods

    Yoshiyuki Tomino 
Yoshiyuki Tomino, God of Massive Casualties (The Bald Wizard, The Father of Gundam, "Kill 'em All" Tomino)
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Quasideities

    Kenny McCormick 
Kenny McCormick, God Of Revolving-Door Death (Princess Kenny, Mysterion)
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  • Quasideity (becomes an Intermediate God under the guise of Mysterion)
  • Theme Music: Kawaii Princess Kenny, alternatively Heavy Metal (Takin' a Ride) by Don Felder
  • Symbol: His hood, splattered with blood. Also nearby are two word bubbles: "Oh my God they killed Kenny!" and "You bastards!" Also, a green question mark as Mysterion.
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral. Although new evidence suggests he might be of the Good alignments.
  • Portfolio: Coming Back From The Dead, Chew Toys, Death Is a Slap on the Wrist, Getting Killed A Lot, Lover of Big Boobs and Sex, Constant Voice Muffling, Humanoid Abomination
  • Domain: Life, Death, Humor, Children
  • High Priest: Mr. Bill
  • Followers: Hyatt, Phelous
  • Superior: Trey Parker and Matt Stone
  • Allies: Stan, Kyle, The New Kid, Hong Meiling, Rory Williams, Issei Hyodo, Chuck, Murky, Batman, Princess Zelda, Daenerys Targaryen, SCP-1440
  • Enemies: Cthulhu, Death (Regular Show), Dhuum, Black Hand, Nekron, Thanos
  • Pitied by: Scathath
  • Commonality Connection: Cú Chulainn
  • The moment Kenny ascended to the Pantheon, thousands of mortals pointed to one poor sap (that killed him) and yelled in unison "YOU BASTARD!!!"
  • Is currently in a Pantheon support group with WALL-E and the God/s of Woobies. Naturally, Death is always stalking them.
  • Kenny couldn’t help but want to bone Death of the Endless. Thanos is trying to find a way to get back at him for that. And things get weird when Deadpool gets involved….
  • Fortunately for Kenny, his deaths don’t occur as often as they used to. Stan even laments the tired gag at times.
    • As for how he comes back, it was caused by his immortality and that he just wakes up in his bed after having died.
  • Being fellow Butt Monkeys, Kenny is on good terms with Hong Meiling. This unfortunately gets him caught up in whatever abuse is subjected to China and gets him killed in the process, causing her to take the mantle of yelling, "Oh my God, you killed Kenny!! You bastard!!!". Of course, Kenny comes right back after, but still…
  • Rory Williams can’t help but feel sorry for Kenny, seeing as they've both suffered cruel, normally fatal fates many times in their lives. It’s no surprise that the other gods notice this connection.
  • He managed to find a kindred spirit in Murky due to their similar conditions. Although, Murky wonders where Kenny respawns from. But since Murky does this from an egg, he thinks that Kenny might do something similar. This was confirmed true when Kenny told him that indeed, every time he dies, he is reborn from his mother.
  • Gets along well with Batman due to his Mysterion persona owing a lot to him.
    • Also gets along with Princess Zelda and Daenerys Targaryen because of his Princess Kenny persona. Zelda especially finds “her” get-up to be adorable, saying that she found Kenny's enthusiasm toward being "Princess Kenny" endearing and humorous. Though when "Princess Kenny" betrayed “her” friends and tried to kill The New Kid, Kenny earned a harsh scolding at the hands of Zelda, who expects the orange-hooded princess to start making amends toward “her” friends.
  • Kenny wasn’t pleased when he learned that Cthulhu also resided in the Pantheon. He hates him for cursing him with immortality and has sworn to kill the Great Old One.
  • Dhuum tried to bifurcate Kenny with his scythe, which had many call him a bastard immediately... then Kenny returned from death as usual. Dhuum reaped him over and over again out of annoyance before giving up and deciding to find a different way to make Kenny’s death final, even though Kenny just wants nothing more than to end his cycle of cheating deaths.
    • Then there’s the fact that Black Hand and Nekron exist in the Pantheon. Seeing how his resurrection involves getting a new body, there could probably be hundreds of Kenny corpses who could become foot soldiers of the Black Lantern Corps. Because they can target the resurrected, the living Kenny will be controlled until he dies for real, only for a new Kenny to be born and repeat the process.
  • Many have compared Kenny’s constant deaths with those of Cu Chulainn. Even the jokes regarding this were similar. note 
  • Sometimes hangs out with Scathath, who has shown pity towards his constant deaths and rebirth while she has been cursed to live forever until the world ends.

    Makoto Itou 
Makoto Itou, God of Those Killed by Jilted Lovers
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