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The major deities of the Celestial Court, the Upper Chamber of the Greater Deities, giving its name to the entire pantheon, the Hall of Mind regrouping the gods of emotions and spirit, and the Animal Court of the animal deities. They influence heroes all over the world and send their servants help them, acting as the greatest forces of good in activity, though less than they would like to be after having to retreat from the Earthly Planes after the apocalyptic First Battle and the Enforced Cold War against the corrupted Dark Gods...

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Primal Deities

Arn, the universe personified, and the three elder gods who sprang from him at the very Beginning and shaped all Planes of Existence, but disagreed on what to make of it. They created the Young Gods who rule Titan, but their conflict worsened shortly after the First Battle, forcing the Gods to intervene and to exile them. As of now, they lost all interest in creation and their whereabouts are totally unknown. Their very existence and role in Creation is long forgotten by almost everyone, though some of their cultists remain.

    Arn 
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A priest of Arn before a statue representing him
The Supreme Being above everything in existence, who created the Primal Deities. Worshippers of the gods don't know about him and his role in Creation, but he is worshipped as the heart of a monotheistic religion in The Isles of Dawn, Fantasy Counterpart Culture of Medieval China.
  • Above Good and Evil: Arn predates both and cares for none, being the sum of both (and everything else). According to his priests, he wants the best for the universe but he clearly looks for the big picture beyond mortals' and even gods' comprehension.
  • Above the Gods: Taken Up to Eleven. He is above the Primal Deities, themselves an example of the trope, making even the Top God of the local Fantasy Pantheon a small fry by comparison.
  • All-Powerful Bystander: He could have easily stepped in and solved the conflict between his children, and their children, but for reasons unknown he left them to their own devices.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Of the entire universe and everything and everyone in it, nothing less.
    • Ashra, Vuh and Elim are believed to each personify an aspect of himself.
  • Bald of Awesome: He lacks hair and is the single mightiest being in existence.
  • Cosmic Entity: The Supreme Being above all else who encompasses the entire universe.
  • Divine Delegation: Arn is the source of everything, but he left the shaping and ordering of the universe to the Primal Deities... Who themselves did Divine Delegation of their own to create the Fantasy Pantheon.
  • Divine Ranks: The highest possible.
  • A Form You Are Comfortable With: He is represented as a humanoid figure, but is never confirmed to look like this and is something far beyond mere representation.
  • Have You Seen My God?: The reason for his absence is never explained. (Aside from the obvious, as he could solve all conflicts by merely lifting an eyebrow.) He is implied to be the universe, with everyone and everything being a part of him, waiting for all to attain perfection and Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence.
  • The Ghost: Arn never appears in the story, and even the Mythopoeia only mentions it at the beginning.
  • God: Arn is this both as the Supreme Being several magnitudes of power and scale over all else, and more classically as the center of the sole monotheistic religion of Titan.
  • God Is Neutral: He lets the everlasting struggle between Good and Evil unfold without intervention.
  • Greater-Scope Paragon: The mightiest benevolent force of the universe bar none. He his implied to guide the universe and its inhabitants towards betterment.
  • Heroic Build: Judging from the statues in his likeness, describing him as a "hunk" is putting it mildly...
  • In Mysterious Ways: No-one knows what Arn has in store for Titan, but he is implied to act in ways beyond deities' and mortals' notice. Mortals don't have to worry in the long run, but they won't see the result anytime soon.
  • The Maker: Of everything.
    • To be more precise, Arn is the maker of the raw source of everything, to be shaped by his children.
    • Arn is also believed to have created the Original Clay used by all gods to shape the world and their domains.
  • Meaningful Name: In-universe, his name means "The First".
  • The Old Gods: The oldest of all.
  • The Omnipotent: His power knows no limit.
  • The Omnipresent: He is everywhere and nowhere at the same time.
  • The Omniscient: His knowledge knows no limit.
  • Our Gods Are Different: The closest thing to the Big G God of the setting, all interpretations at once.
  • Person of Mass Construction: He is the Beginning, he is everything and everyone, all comes from him and exists through him.
  • Reality Maker: Everything comes from him, from the infintely big from the infinitely small.
  • Sentient Cosmic Force: If one considers that he is and/or encompasses the entire universe.
  • Shrouded in Myth: Next to nothing is known about Arn, not the reason why he does not takes part in the conflict, nor why he created the other gods.
  • Time Abyss: "In the Beginning there was Arn, and Arn was the Beginning." Enough said.

    Ashra 
The Primal God of Creation and creator of the Earthly Planes. He regards Creation as perfect and refuses to change a thing.
  • Above the Gods: Co-creator of the Fantasy Pantheon and Stock Gods, way more ancient and more powerful.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Of Primeval Light.
  • Cain and Abel: The biggest feud between the Primal Deities opposed him and Elim, both being too extreme in their vision to consider compromise. Vuh only joined Ashra after their brother went of the deep end and caused open conflict between their worshippers.
  • Cosmic Entity: One of the very oldest and mightiest beings in existence, who predates concepts like space, time, physics, existence and mortality.
  • Death of the Old Gods: The First Battle was the last straw for the Primal Deities, who were cast out of the universe by the Young Gods, and did not really protest much.
  • Divine Delegation: The Primal Deities always meant to leave the world to the Young Gods and see what would happen, to avoid conflict between them. And they later exited the universe altogether, following the First Battle. There are hints that they are still around, watching from afar without intervention, no longer interested.
  • Divine Ranks: The second highest.
  • A Form You Are Comfortable With: Ashra is never represented in-universe and out-of-universe, but like Arn and Elim, he is very likely portrayed as a musclebound, bald giant. Though keep in mind that like both, he is something too old and powerful to be truly represented.
  • Foil: Ashra and Elim are diametrical opposites, though both share the same obsession with perfection and did everything following what they deemed as right. One representing Light and pushing creation further, the other Darkness and trying to restart it all. Ashra's stauch refusal to even consider a flaw in creation and Elim's staunch insistence that it should not go further fanned each other's flames and led to a disaster.
  • The Ghost: Ashra never appears in person in the gamebooks, though his High Priest plays a major role in Advanced Fighting Fantasy. Justified since he is an Old God who no longer manifests in the universe.
  • God of Good: As the Primal Deity of Light and the staunchest opponent of evil.
  • Good Is Not Soft: He wants the best for the universe but he will destroy any follower of evil without batting an eyelid.
  • Greater-Scope Paragon: Ashra and Vuh play this role in the Mythopoeia, opposing Elim's effort to destroy everything.
    • In the series proper, he and Vuh are the Greatest Scope Paragon above Titan and Glantanka in person. Ultimately averted though, due to their inactivity.
  • Knight Templar: A clearly benevolent example, but he is still uncompromising and far too unwilling to admit that creation might be flawed for his own good and the good of everyone.
  • Lawful Stupid: Not stupid per se, but like Elim he is uncompromising and stubborn beyond reason.
  • Light Is Good: Ashra is a benevolent deity who wants the best for the universe. If only he had not been so overzealous.
  • Light 'em Up: He controls the fundamental cosmic force of Light.
  • The Maker: Of the Physical Planes of Existence, and of the first Young Gods with his brothers.
  • Meaningful Name: In-universe, his name means "Light".
  • Name's the Same: Oddly enough, he shares his name with a German electronic/rock band, previously known as Ash Ra Tempel.
  • Never My Fault: Same way as Elim, willingness to consider being wrong, or even to compromise, are not his forte.
  • The Old Gods: Older than the gods, but no longer in activity.
  • Order Versus Chaos: He chose Order, which ironically led in no small part to the troubles that plagued Titan for all of History.
  • Our Gods Are Different: An ancient deity, superior to the Fantasy Pantheon by many orders of magnitude.
  • Person of Mass Construction: One of the architects of the universe.
  • Principles Zealot: His adamant refusal to even consider that Creation might be flawed, despite Elim being right to point it out. Had he agreed to change a bit while they still could, things would have been totally different.
  • The Red Baron: He is also known as the Light of the World.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Ashra and his two brothers left the entire universe to the Fantasy Pantheon they created and don't intend to come back. Well at least they finally agreed on something.
  • Sibling Team: He used to be in one before it all went to sh*t.
  • Super Empowering: He remains the source of power of the few priests he has left.
  • Time Abyss: This fellow pre-dates all of time and creation.
  • Unperson: The Primal Deities left the universe instead of being killed, but all traces of them was wiped out from History and Living Memory, with their role Creation of the Universe itself being known only to the gods and a select few.
  • Villain-Beating Artifact: He created the Staff of Ashra that obliterates any worshipper of Elim at contact. And serves this very purpose during the Final Battle of Advanced Fighting Fantasy.

    Elim 
See his entry on the Dark Gods page under Primal Deity of Destruction.

    Vuh 
The Primal Deity of Existence and creator of the Spiritual Planes. He agrees with Elim that creation is not perfect but agrees with Vuh in refusing to dismiss it as hopeless. All in all the most reasonable of the three.
  • Above the Gods: Co-creator of the Fantasy Pantheon and Stock Gods, way more ancient and more powerful.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Of Primeval Life.
  • Cain and Abel: Against Elim, though he only joined Ashra after their brother went of the deep end and caused open conflict between their worshippers.
  • Cosmic Entity: One of the very oldest, mightiest beings in existence, who predates concepts like space, time, physics, existence and mortality.
  • Creating Life: He controls the fundamental cosmic force of Life and is the one who pushed for the creation of living beings.
  • Death of the Old Gods: The First Battle was the last straw for the Primal Deities, who were cast out of the universe by the Young Gods, and did not really protest much.
  • Default to Good: After Elim's Demon Gods threatened all of Creation, Vuh could no longer stay neutral. Elim saw it as a betrayal and it all went From Bad to Worse quickly.
  • Divine Delegation: The Primal Deities always meant to leave the world to the Young Gods and see what would happen, to avoid conflict between them. And they later exited the universe altogether, following the First Battle. There are hints that they are still around, watching from afar without intervention, no longer interested.
  • Divine Ranks: The second highest.
  • A Form You Are Comfortable With: Vuh is never represented in-universe and out-of-universe, but like Arn and Elim, he is very likely portrayed as a musclebound, bald giant. Though keep in mind that like both, he is something too old and powerful to be truly represented.
  • The Ghost: Vuh never appears in person in the game books, and contrary to his brothers his few remaining cultists never appear in the series proper. Justified since he is an Old God who no longer manifests in the universe.
  • God of Order: As the Primal Deity of Balance and the only willing to compromise.
  • Good Is Not Soft: Neutral he may be, but no follower of evil can expect mercy from him. He is more lenient than Ashra though.
  • Greater-Scope Paragon: Vuh and Ashra play this role in the Mythopoeia, opposing Elim's effort to destroy everything.
    • In the series proper, they are the Greatest Scope Paragon above Titan and Glantanka in person. Ultimately averted though, due to their inactivity.
  • Humans Are Special: Vuh holds this belief, though he extends it to each and every mortal. According to him, life is the key to decide whether or not Creation is unfolding correctly.
  • The Maker: Of the Spiritual Planes of Existence, and of the first Young Gods with his brothers.
    • He later created the Gods of Wind and Water.
    • He is also said to have created Loogan, creator of humans.
  • Meaningful Name: In-universe, his name means "Life".
  • Name's the Same: Oddly enough, his name is found in the Popol Vuh ("Book of the Community"/"Book of Counsel"), the Sacred Book of Mayan Mythology, describing creation much in the same way as The Bible
  • Neutral No Longer: After Elim refused to see reason when his gods were defeated... See Default to Good above.
  • Only Sane Man: Only Vuh sought to compromise and stated that it was too soon to judge. If only the other two had listened...
  • The Old Gods: Older than the gods, but no longer in activity.
  • Our Gods Are Different: An ancient deity, superior to the Fantasy Pantheon by many orders of magnitude.
  • Person of Mass Construction: One of the architects of the universe.
  • The Red Baron: He is also known as the Life of the World.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Ashra and his two brothers left the entire universe to the Fantasy Pantheon they created and don't intend to come back. Well at least they finally agreed on something.
  • Sibling Team: He used to be in one before it all went to sh*t.
  • Super Empowering: He remains the source of power of the few priests he has left.
  • Time Abyss: This fellow pre-dates all of time and creation.
  • True Neutral: Vuh seeks balance above all else.
    • Played with over time due to Elim going off the deep end, but Vuh acted against him to restore Balance instead of having changed his mind...
  • Unperson: The Primal Deities left the universe instead of being killed, but all traces of them was wiped out from History and Living Memory, with their role Creation of the Universe itself being known only to the gods and a select few.
  • Villain-Beating Artifact: He created the Shroud of Vuh that not only obliterates any worshipper of Elim at contact, but can No-Sell any spell they cast at its wearer. It is not used in a story.

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Gods of Earth and Mind

Deities created by Ashra, Vuh and Elim together, consequently among the most powerful and influential.

    Hamaskis 

    Loogan 

    Sindla 

    Titan 
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Appears in: Titan - The Fighting Fantasy World | Legend of the Shadow Warriors

The King of Gods who rules above all Planes of Existence, with the world in which the franchise takes place being named after him. He is the God of Wisdom, the creator of the Giant race, the husband of the Sun Goddess Glantanka, and the overall most powerful force of Good of the franchise.


  • 100% Adoration Rating: Everyone excluding evil beings, be they divine or mortal, greatly revere the guy. For a good reason.
  • Barbarian Longhair: Has long hair to fit with his somehow wild theme.
  • Being God Is Hard: It sure would be waaaaaay easier without those pesky Demon Gods and the harm they inflicted, from which the universe is still healing.

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Gods of Light and Fire

Deities created by Ashra.

    Filash 

    Glantanka 
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The Sun Goddess and Titan's wife, who rule the Celestial Court along with him. She created the Dragon God and imbued her power to the Gold Dragons.
  • 100% Adoration Rating: Everyone excluding evil beings, be they divine or mortal, greatly revere the gal. For a good reason.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: The second mightiest of the local Stock Gods and their queen.
  • Divine Ranks: The Queen of Gods, second only to Titan himself, and was created directly by a Primal Deity.
  • Elemental Embodiment: Of the Sun and Day.
  • Elemental Hair Composition: Made of sunlight, no less.
  • Elemental Powers: She controls the Sun and everything that comes from it.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: A rare benevolent example, her eyes emit sunrays.
  • Gold and White Are Divine: She is represented in gold and yellow is her sacred colour.
  • God Couple: With Titan.
  • God Is Good: Same as her hubby dearest. Glantanka and Titan rule everything and want the best for the world and everyone in it.
  • God's Hands Are Tied: Same as her hubby dearest. As the half of the local Greater-Scope Paragon, Glantanka wants nothing more than to solve conflicts and strife, but cannot do it as much as she wants.
  • Greater-Scope Paragon: Same as her hubby dearest. She and Titan are the mightiest force of good still active on the world, and act by proxy to aid any foe of evil, no matter how and when, while keeping the Dark Gods from wreaking as much havoc as they could.
  • Happily Married: Titan and Glantanka are happy together.
  • The High Queen: Of the Fantasy Pantheon, and by extension the entire universe.
  • I Have Many Names: Depending on which part of Titan you are in, she is revered under different names, and sometimes different aspects and characteristics. She is known as Ariella, Assamura, Herel, Numara, Sevena and Quuosshreeggaa.
  • Light 'em Up: As the source of all light in the world, she has absolute dominion over it.
  • The Maker: Glantanka created the sun and its life.
    • She also gave life to the Dragon God Kilanirax, who became her Number Two and created the Dragons for her. She remains the Patron Goddess of Gold Dragons.
  • Night and Day Duo: Glantanka is very close to his brother, the Moon God Lunara.
  • Not Quite the Almighty: She is very close, if not equal, to her husband. While not omnipotent, being dwarfed by the Primal Deities and Arn, he is so damn obscenely powerful that it makes little difference for mortals.
  • Our Gods Are Different: The Top Goddess of the local Fantasy Pantheon, and one who is not the jealous wife of a philandering husband.
  • Phosphor-Essence: How can she be the Sun Goddess without radiating light all around?
  • Playing with Fire: She gifted this to the Gold Dragons for their Breath Weapon. As such and given the nature of the sun, she more than likely controls fire to some extent, though it is more of her brother Filash's domain.
  • Power Glows: Her hair and eyes glow with the radiance of the sun.
  • The Power of the Sun: Glantanka's Divine Domain.
  • The Red Baron: Revered as the Mother of the World and the All-Consuming Blindness.
  • Solar and Lunar: Glantanka and Lunara are siblings. Contrary to most, they are not in opposition and share a close bond. While the Sun is often controlled by a God and the Moon by a Goddess, here it is the other way around.
  • Stock Gods: There cannot be a pantheon worth its salt, Fantasy or else, without a Sun Deity.
  • Super Empowering: She bestowed fire breath to the Gold Dragons.
  • Time Abyss: Like everyone on this page, she has been around before everything.
  • Top God: Top Goddess in that case. Ladies and Gentlemen, meet the most powerful and influential goddess of the Celestial Court, second only to Titan himself.
  • Weather Manipulation: Commanding sunlight and heat.

    Lunara 
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The Moon God, and brother to Glantanka and Filash.
  • Cold Flames: He gifted this to the Silver Dragons for their Breath Weapon. As such, he more than likely controls it to some extent, though like his sister, cold or not, fire remains their brother Filash's domain.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He controls the Night but he is one of the Gods of Good and holds firmly on the alignment. He is good enough to accept worship from the Always Chaotic Evil dark elves, for instance.
  • Depending on the Writer: In universe, some aspects of his character, up to his name and gender depends on the myths and beliefs of the region. In some parts of Titan he is worshipped as a goddess.
  • Divine Ranks: He is roughly equal to his sister Glantanka, herself close to Titan's power, and was created directly by a Primal Deity.
  • Elemental Embodiment: Of the Moon and Night.
  • Elemental Hair Colors: White as moonlight.
  • Elemental Powers: He controls the Moon and everything that comes from it.
  • Gender Bender: Lunara is worshipped as a goddess in some regions of Titan.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: A rare benevolent example, Lunara's eyes emit moonlight.
  • Gravity Master: Lunara controls the moon's influence on Titan's gravity, notably on the tides, just to name a few.
  • God Couple: With Sindla, Goddess of Luck and Fate.

  • I Have Many Names: He is mostly known as Lord Moon, but Lunara is but the most common of his many names, among which Kuran.
  • Light 'em Up: Lunara controls moonlight.
  • Lord Country: He is mostly known as Lord Moon, the name of his divine domain.
  • Lunacy: His Divine Domain.
  • The Man in the Moon: He is often depicted in and out of universe as watching down the earth from the sky, with his face replacing the moon. In addition, he is the personification of the moon itself.
  • Mystical White Hair: He has white hair, befitting the moon.
  • Night and Day Duo: Lunara is very close to his sister, the Sun Goddess Glantanka.
  • Our Gods Are Different: A male moon deity
  • Solar and Lunar: Lunara and Glantanka are siblings. Contrary to most, they are not in opposition and share a close bond. While the Moon by a Goddess and the Sun is often controlled by a God, here it is the other way around.
  • Stock Gods: A Fantasy Pantheon could not go without a Moon Deity.
  • Super Empowering: He bestowed cold fire breath to the Silver Dragons.
  • Time Abyss: Like everyone on this page, Lunara has been around before everything.
  • Villain Override: Not him of course, but evil has the nasty habit to step on his domain and hijack his forces.
    • Sadly, the Demon Gods have perverted the Night and use it as an evil force, much to his displeasure.
    • Lunara is not lucky on this, for the evil Goddess of Sorcery Shekka hijacks his power during the night of Shekka's Moon or the Witches' Moon: Every thirty-seven years, the moon rises blood-red, spreading the power of the Goddess of Sorcery Shekka all over Titan and vastly empowering practices of The Dark Arts.
    • Not to mention that the Demon Gods linked lycanthropy to the full moon. The poor guy just cannot catch a breath.

Gods of Wind and Water

Deities created by Vuh

    Hydana 

    Pangara 

    Sukh 

Children of Titan and Glantanka

    Assamara 

    Galana 

    Throff 

Children of Throff and Hydana

    Aqualis 

    Atlan 

    Farigiss 

Children of Throff and Filash

    Lorodil 

    Verlang 

Hall of Mind

    Asrel 

    Courga 

    Fourga 

    Libra 

    Telak 

    Usrel 

Unsorted Deities

    Alliarien 

    Chronada 

    Hashak 

    Iatro 

    Kilanirax 

    Oiden 

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