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* The backstory of ''VideoGame/SunlessSkies'' involves a SteamPunk London escaping to the heavens and killing a sun, which are the closest thing to deities in the ''VideoGame/FallenLondon'' setting it spun off from. Multiple plot threads are spun into discovering ''how'' this happened, and "The Truth" ambition allows the PlayerCharacter to not only get to the truth of the matter but also [[spoiler:perform the deed on your own, slaying The Sapphir'd King with aid from [[HunterOfTheirOwnKind The Halved]] and the Spider-Senate in The White Well.]]


* In Hawaiian Mythology, the prophet Lanikaula defeated and killed the Pahulu, gods of sorcery that used to dwell on the island of Moloka'i.

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* In Hawaiian Mythology, Myth/OceanianMythology, the prophet Lanikaula defeated and killed the Pahulu, gods of sorcery that used to dwell on the island of Moloka'i.

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* Mimori questing to find a way to do this is the main premise behind ''LightNovel/IBecameTheStrongestWithTheFailureFrameAbnormalStateSkill'' as goddess Vysis is completely morally bankrupt and sentenced him to die for the crime of ''existing'' in her world, after she summoned him in the first place, without regard for his, or the rest of his class's consent.


* ''VideoGame/{{God of War|Series}}'', [[UpToEleven of course]]. [[SociopathicHero Kratos]] goes on a killing spree in Olympus as well as many other legends from [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Greek Mythology]]. Of course, killing the gods that govern the elements or the guy that guards the souls of the dead may have [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt small inconveniences]], but hey, no plan is perfect!

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* ''VideoGame/{{God of War|Series}}'', ''VideoGame/GodOfWar'', [[UpToEleven of course]]. [[SociopathicHero Kratos]] goes on a killing spree in Olympus as well as many other legends from [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Greek Mythology]]. Of course, killing the gods that govern the elements or the guy that guards the souls of the dead may have [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt small inconveniences]], but hey, no plan is perfect!


** During the finale arc, the villains invoke this by making digital clones of several video game heroes with a habit of doing this (VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}, [[VideoGame/AsurasWrath Asura]], [[VideoGame/GodOfWarSeries Kratos]], and [[Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei Demi-Fiend]]) to guard their castle. [[spoiler:Subverted, when the gods they end up going up against are [[TopGod the Elders]]. [[CurbStompBattle The 'god-killers' didn't stand a chance.]]]]

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** During the finale arc, the villains invoke this by making digital clones of several video game heroes with a habit of doing this (VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}, [[VideoGame/AsurasWrath Asura]], [[VideoGame/GodOfWarSeries [[VideoGame/GodOfWar Kratos]], and [[Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei Demi-Fiend]]) to guard their castle. [[spoiler:Subverted, when the gods they end up going up against are [[TopGod the Elders]]. [[CurbStompBattle The 'god-killers' didn't stand a chance.]]]]

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* Two of the most important characters in ''Navaho mythology'' are twin miracle-performing sons of White-Shell Woman, Yolkai Estsan, chief goddess, named Nayenezgani (whose name literally means Slayer of Alien Gods) and Tobadzischini who killed numerous divine bird, animal, rock, and human monsters, typifying evils, that wantonly destroyed human life.


Once you do this, GodIsDead. See also RageAgainstTheHeavens. Compare DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu, which their cause of death qualifies for if the god-killer is a mortal or otherwise much less powerful than the god that was killed. A warning for those warrior nay-sayers; in a setting where there are multiple gods, slaying one of them is a powerful indicator of the threat posed to them, and may result in some pre-emptive retribution for their own safety (and possibly to punish the arrogance of mortals who act outside their perceived place).

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Once Of course, once you do this, GodIsDead.the GodIsDead, with possible consequences aplenty. See also RageAgainstTheHeavens. Compare DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu, which their cause of death qualifies for if the god-killer is a mortal or otherwise much less powerful than the god that was killed. A warning for those warrior nay-sayers; in a setting where there are multiple gods, slaying one of them is a powerful indicator of the threat posed to them, and may result in some pre-emptive retribution for their own safety (and possibly to punish the arrogance of mortals who act outside their perceived place).


* In the Wiki/SCPFoundation universe, the Global Occult Coalition (an organization devoted to destroying the supernatural) traces its origin, in part, from a [[http://goc.wikidot.com/lte-0913-exmachina group of German occultists that supposedly killed the biblical God.]] (The article's more of a {{Feghoot}} actually.)

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* In the Wiki/SCPFoundation universe, the Global Occult Coalition (an organization devoted to destroying the supernatural) traces its origin, in part, from a [[http://goc.wikidot.com/lte-0913-exmachina [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/goc-supplemental-threat-entities group of German occultists that supposedly killed the biblical God.]] ]][[labelnote:*]] It's on the tab marked "LTE: Liquidated Threat Entity", under "Access LTE-0913-Ex-Machina".[[/labelnote]] (The article's more of a {{Feghoot}} actually.)

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** 5e did away with statting out gods (With the exception of Tiamat, since she's the boss of the Rise of Tiamat adventure, and even then you accomplish nothing more than to stop her plans), but in the Tomb of Annihilation adventure, it ends with the players battling a creature known as an Atropal, best described as an undead god-fetus.

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* ''Music/{{Aviators}}'''s album Godhunter. At the end of the world, the immortal ruler of the last city on earth sits on his throne, awaiting the Godhunter who will put an end to his eternal reign.
-->''When you see the hunter coming''
-->''Then you hide or keep on running''
-->''Cause she's slain the gods before.''


* In ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'', when [[GodOfEvil Slaanesh]] was born, he made straight for the [[SpaceElves Eldar]] pantheon and easily slaughtered all of them save for three. Isha, the goddess of healing, was saved by Nurgle (although given he's a Chaos god of disease who is physically repulsive in the worst possible way, madly in love with her and shows his affection by infecting her with disease, her current situation is arguably [[FateWorseThanDeath worse than death]]), [[GreatGazoo Cegorach]] [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere got away]], and [[WarGod Khaine tried to fight him, [[FlipFlopOfGod either]] [[CurbStompBattle got his ass kicked]] or held his own until Chaos God Khorne arrived and knocked him out of the way so he could get a shot at Slaanesh]], [[LiterallyShatteredLives literally shattered into pieces]], and now survives as a fragment in the heart of every one of the Eldar's craftworlds. Just a quick aside on the Isha/Nurgle thing. Yes, Nurgle does the whole 'infection' thing with Isha...but Isha in return does the whole 'curing' thing (which Nurgle does allow, of sorts).

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'', when [[GodOfEvil Slaanesh]] was born, he made straight for the [[SpaceElves Eldar]] pantheon and easily slaughtered all of them save for three. Isha, the goddess of healing, was saved by Nurgle (although given he's a Chaos god of disease who is physically repulsive in the worst possible way, madly in love with her and shows his affection by infecting her with disease, her current situation is arguably [[FateWorseThanDeath worse than death]]), [[GreatGazoo Cegorach]] [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere got away]], and [[WarGod Khaine Khaine]] tried to fight him, [[FlipFlopOfGod either]] [[CurbStompBattle got his ass kicked]] or held his own until Chaos God Khorne arrived and knocked him out of the way so he could get a shot at Slaanesh]], Slaanesh, [[LiterallyShatteredLives literally getting shattered into pieces]], and now survives as a fragment in the heart of every one of the Eldar's craftworlds. Just a quick aside on the Isha/Nurgle thing. Yes, Nurgle does the whole 'infection' thing with Isha...but Isha in return does the whole 'curing' thing (which Nurgle does allow, of sorts).


* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': [[GodEmperor The Diamonds are regarded as gods by Homeworld.]] During the Battle for Earth, [[spoiler:Pink Diamond was slain by Rose Quartz]]. This may have been what instilled enough spite in the others to create the Cluster [[spoiler:and to corrupt every single Gem on earth, friend or foe]]. Ultimately, [[spoiler:it turns [[FakingTheDead no one killed her]], though [[{{Reincarnation}} she is sort of dead]].]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': [[GodEmperor The Diamonds are regarded as gods by Homeworld.]] During the Battle for Earth, [[spoiler:Pink Diamond was slain by Rose Quartz]]. This may have been what instilled enough spite in the others to create the Cluster [[spoiler:and to corrupt every single Gem on earth, friend or foe]]. Ultimately, [[spoiler:it turns [[FakingTheDead no one killed her]], though [[{{Reincarnation}} she is sort of of]] [[DeathOfPersonality dead]].]]

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* In ''Fanfic/AbsolutePowerSucksAbsolutely'', Maxime comes within a hairs-breadth Zeus when the latter makes it clear that he wants to "teach [him his] place" by [[spoiler:[[RevengeByProxy torturing one of Maxime's elves]] for working in Greece. Diana saves Maxime the trouble and stabs Zeus to death when it's clear that the situation would end in a bloodbath otherwise.]]


* ''Franchise/{{Nasuverse}}'': Stated to be possible, albeit extraordinarily difficult due to the level of power Divine Spirits possess compared to just about everything else. Even Gilgamesh's completely overpowered weapon Ea is said to not be capable of killing a god, even though it could wipe out all life on Earth if used at full power. Karna, however, possesses a one-time-use Noble Phantasm that can do it (Vasavi Shakti, which borrows the power of Indra for a brief moment). In the backstory of ''VideoGame/FateExtellaTheUmbralStar'', the primordial God of War himself was killed in battle against the White Titan (Altera), who took his sword as a trophy.

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* ''Franchise/{{Nasuverse}}'': Stated to be possible, albeit extraordinarily difficult due to the level of power Divine Spirits can possess compared to just about everything else. else (though even this isn't ironclad, as there exist Divine Spirits so weak even a common Heroic Spirit would stand a good chance). Even Gilgamesh's completely overpowered weapon Ea is said to not be capable of killing a god, even though it could wipe out all life on Earth if used at full power. Karna, power (but even then he has several Anti-Divine Noble Phantasms stored in his Gate). [[LightNovel/FateApocrypha Karna]], however, possesses a one-time-use Noble Phantasm that can do it (Vasavi Shakti, which borrows the power of Indra for a brief moment).moment), and [[VideoGame/FateGrandOrder Scathach]] has earned particular renown for being a godslayer by virtue of being [[TheAce just that good]] (and her immortality). In the backstory of ''VideoGame/FateExtellaTheUmbralStar'', the primordial God of War himself was killed in battle against the White Titan (Altera), who took his sword as a trophy.

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* ''Literature/TheRavenTower'':
** One god can speak another's death, but this is immensely draining, even if the target is already weakened. The Strength and Patience of the Hill gets knocked out for two years when it does so, and another god is surprised that it survived the attempt at all.
** Mortals can't do much to harm a god directly, but might be able to [[LoopholeAbuse exploit loopholes in the god's own words]] to deadly effect. The ploy to kill the Raven relies on forcing it to drain itself upholding its promises to the city while denying it HumanSacrifice that it relies on.

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