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This is the Hall where every action of war can be found, ranging from large-scale atrocities to the simplest acts of heroism. Given that this is the place where war and violence are at their finest, pacifists tend to stay far away from here, even when not everyone here means harm.

This Hall isn't really a sub-house at all, with its denizens' temples spanning the entire landmass of the House of Military and Warfare. Most deities here rarely stay in their temples as a result and hang out in the greener pastures of anywhere else, such as the other Halls or their Alliance headquarters.

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Intermediate Gods

    Gregor Clegane 
Ser Gregor Clegane, God of Brutal War Procedures (The Mountain That Rides, Mad Dog of Tywin, Champion of Cersei, Ser Robert Strong, Franken-Mountain)
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Ser Robert Strong 
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: A yellow shield with three black dogs
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Ax-Crazy, Beard of Evil, Being fast for his size, The Dreaded, Killing children and women alike, Evil Gloating, Tin Tyrant, crushing heads like eggs in painful ways, Hair-Trigger Temper, BFS, Tywin’s most feared soldier, butchering and maiming people for next to no reason, The Brute, Megaton Punch, Big Brother Bully, The Cain to his brother’s Abel, Decapitating Horses, Self-Made Orphan, The Berserker, World's Strongest Man, Bad Boss, Blood Knight, Hero Killer, Inhuman Immorality, Back from the Dead, Came Back Strong
  • Domains: Knights (disgraced), Brutality, Giants, War Crimes, Rape, Murder, Sadism, Rage
  • Interested in: Ares (but not Mars), Bandos, Bruce Banner/the Hulk, Darth Sion, The Fraternity
  • Superiors: Tywin and Cersei Lannister
  • Potential employers: Sundowner, Firelord Ozai, Sheev Palpatine, Prime Minister Honest, The Four Libertines, Murata Azrael, Bluebeard, Lionel Starkweather, Emperor Ganishka
  • Allies: Joffrey Baratheon, Wyald, Ali Al-Saachez, Khorne, Slaanesh, Molag Bal, Gilles De Rais, Fenrir Greyback, Tiberiu Bulat, Barracuda, Saito Sejima/The Cyclops Killer, Wild Hunt, Konrad von Carstein
  • Enemies
  • If there was ever a man who proved that being a knight doesn't equate to being a good person, it is Gregor Clegane. A giant of a man valued for his inhuman strength, his gigantism resulted in painful migranes that leaves him with a Hair-Trigger Temper and a willingness to kill anyone at the slightest provocation. Even as a young man he burned his brother's face for playing with his toy and would've killed him if he wasn't pulled off. It's rumored he killed his father and sister, and it is known he commits various war crimes like rape, brutal murder and even torture. He is one of the worst people in all of Westeros, and unfortunately his inhuman strength and morality makes him an excellent Psycho for Hire for Tywin Lannister.
  • If ever a man deserved to die screaming, it was Gregor Clegane. Even his master Tywin considers him despicable, though not to the extent of disowning him. And Gregor is only loyal to the Lannisters by virtue of being able to indulge in his Psycho for Hire tendencies. Being a sadistic little brat, Joffrey is gleeful at the Mountain serving under the Lannisters. Due to his war crimes in the Riverlands onwards House Stark has wanted his head. House Martell really wants his head because during the siege of King's Landing he murdered prince Aegon Targaryen, raped Elia Martell with the babe's brains still on him and crushed her head. Keep in mind her husband Rhaegar knighted him.
  • Personally Oberyn, Rhaegar and Sandor are all competing over who hates the Mountain more. Sandor has known Gregor as a monster since the beginning and the fact he was knighted is what made him so cynical in the first place, and Rhaegar considers knighting Gregor one of his greatest mistakes, even without the crimes he committed against his family. Oberyn Martell directly went out to get his revenge on the Mountain, and though he lost he condemned Gregor to a horrific death by poisoning that partially stuck. On the less noble side the Brave Companions despise the Mountain for dismantling them and hacking apart Vargo Hoat and feeding him "roast goat". It's another sign of how sick the Mountain is, though nobody is crying over Vargo.
  • Ser Gregor has the intention of crushing Polneraff and Inigo Montoya's skulls like eggs due to their stated desire to deliver as much suffering to him as the Red Viper of Dorne, and their clear similarities to said Red Viper. Polneraff even has the backstory of avenging his sister's rape and murder, along with the benefit of the Mountain not being able to see Silver Chariot as he isn't a Stand user. Amazingly the Mountain is able to get Polneraff, Jagi on Raoh to agree on something since Jagi's girlfriend was raped and murdered, and Raoh believes Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil so much that when one of his minions was guilty of rape he personally killed them.
  • Despite his impressive martial status Gregor's hatred of an equal opponent means he rarely enters the House of Fighting and Combat, and usually only does either due to an order or being called a coward for doing so. This tactic is used by other knights, since almost every knight from Sir Lancelot to Sir Daniel (another undead knight), sees him as nothing more but a madman unworthy of his royal title, the very opposite of a proper knight's ideals. This is mostly expressed by Sven, a man with no official knighthood, yet still follows a strict code of honor unlike Gregor. This has led to the two clashing blades many times over. In addition, Gregor is absolutely banned from ever going anywhere near the Houses of Love and Affection or Family and Relatives. You all get one guess as to why. There's also the fact he's had three wives that have just..disappeared; best not to think of why. This also goes for the House of Toxicity as he went on a rampage the last time he was there. Apparently it reminded him of the long and agonizing aftermath of his fight against Oberyn.
  • He holds a roaring hatred towards Akame for her use of Murasame as it strongly reminds him of the spear Oberyn used against him. The hatred is mutual as Gregor is a despicable war criminal and Serial Rapist who is more akin to a member of Wild Hunt than anything. Naturally Prime Minister Honest was in awe of the Mountain's unfettered strength coupled with lack of moral restraints, and has been pestering Tywin to allow him to join Wild Hunt. Tywin has no interest in this, but that didn't stop the Mountain from joining them for the sake of committing more war crimes with impunity. Syura found this a massive boon since unlike most of their members Gregor is fearless, albeit in a "too angry to be afraid" way than anything admirable.
  • If anyone in history compares to the Mountain, it might be Gilles de Rais. They have a solitary life, imposing appearance and (at least accused in Gilles' case) are sadistic murderers. The Servant incarnation of the infamous French knight proves to be one of few people the Mountain can relate to, though at the very least Caster still loves Jeanne while Gregor truly cares for no-one. More comparisons have been made with other sadistic psychos in the Trope Pantheon; the Cyclops Killer has a condition that gives him a rush from murder, and Tiberiu Bulat is a sadistic old man who loves any excuse to get his gun off. Barracuda is another "soldier" with a passion for brutality, and of course there's Ali-Al Saachez who takes whatever job he can to indulge in his sadism. In short Gregor Clegane is in "good" company, which equals really horrible company for anyone with a conscience.
  • Realistically insanely large size should render him far more susceptible to crippling injuries, but he shrugs off most physical attacks and might've overcome all the stabbings from Oberyn where he not using a poisoned weapon. The gigantism should result decreased sex drive or outright impotence, but there's rarely a time when he isn't in the mood to rape and kill whatever poor woman who's unfortunate enough to be around him. In short, he's close to a literal monster, a giant who is everything and worse than those the Big Friendly Giant belongs to. Naturally, he is horrified to see a human prove more depraved than even his notorious kin, as they still would never kill a fellow giant. Unfortunately for Gregor, the BFG may be a runt but he's THREE TIMES the height of the Mountain.
  • The GUAE do not have the easiest time keeping him in check as he seems to be addicted to causing mayhem. Not because of a lack of capability, but a lack of resources, namely, the amount of prisoners and slaves he kills on a constant basis, ranging from his training routine to simply trying to be rid of boredom. Same thing goes for horses, as he has a tendency to kill his steeds for the slightest failures. Thoughts about giving him a mechanical equine has been proposed, but many fear he would just kill the steed AND the mechanics as well. In spite of all this they consider him worth it (at least in Low Fantasy settings and not overpowered settings like Dragon Ball) as the Mountain invokes fear more so than disgust. Of note, Maple is terrified of him, though he had seen her as just another girl to do as he wanted with. Getting devoured by her shield after she paralyzed him didn't do much to change his mind, nor her Predators getting him off of her, or getting drenched and dissolved in her Hydra poison. It took several more of those attempts, and each of his advances scared Maple despite how easily she's stopped him. Now, he just wants her in retaliation for being so damn untouchable by him.
  • The Grand United Alliance of Good has a large bounty for Gregor Clegane to be brought to the House of Law and Justice and serve a proper sentencing, complete with getting him to publicly confess to all the things Tywin ordered that he would prefer to keep to himself. Kenshiro would prefer to just kill him outright where he stands, as he's very reminiscent of the scum he deals with on a daily basis. The Mountain also has a target on his back of two Servants; Boudica and Anastasia. The latter survived having her royal family murdered in a not a sadistic but still similar way to what happened to Elia Martell, while the former swore vengeance against Rome for the rape of her daughters. Red Sonja, having been a victim of rape, also wants his head. This frustrates the Mountain since he's a Serial Rapist not used to women actually posing a threat to him given Westeros' sexist attitudes.
  • To cover his bases, Tywin attempted to choose Manfred von Karma as his defense attorney only for him to refuse saying "It's a doomed case; I couldn't defend him with modern legal standards so you're on your own". Other deities pushed for a skilled and corrupt enough lawyer because they see in Gregor Clegane an excellent Psycho for Hire and would pay Tywin handsomely to utilize him...and because of what the Mountain is like, his potential employers are pretty nasty people. Here's a list of who wants his talent and specifically why him.
    • Palpatine sometimes wants the Mountain as muscle, but there's a deeper reason; he wants to clone Gregor and modified said clones to create mighty 8 foot Clone Troopers without the migranes that he takes copious milk of the poppy for. He muses that he's a nice Evil Counterpart to Vader; a terrifying physical presence and enforcer, except while Vader was a broken Fallen Hero underneath that armor Gregor was always a monster in every single way. It's probably for the best Gregor Clegane isn't force-sensitive, since he is intrigued in Darth Sion for cheating death through sheer hatred and the dark side...albeit in immense agony. This may mean less for the Robert Strong persona.
    • Bluebeard and the Four Libertines have requested that Gregor Clegane make extra money as a bodyguard. The Mountain that Rides finds this rather agreeable as with the former he also has a habit of "disposing" of his wives, and with the latter there there are the obvious depravities he commits. That said, he's not a Depraved Bisexualnote  and finds some of their "fetishes" to be "uninteresting".
    • A wedge has been driven between Firelord Ozai and Aerys Targaryen's Villainous Friendship when the former gave Ser Gregor his favor and considered his potential. After all, Gregor is guilty of serious crimes against the Targaryens...and that's the only reason why the Mad King has a problem with him. Prime Minister Honest feels Ozai doesn't have a right to claim the Mountain given that he's already gotten along well with Wild Hunt. What does the Mountain think? Simple; he doesn't care who he's working for so long as he "gets his fill".
    • His skills as a warrior have gotten a thumbs up from Sundowner and Murata Azrael, who are fighting over who gets to bribe Tywin into letting Ser Gregor do "good work". It speaks more to how horrible they are, particularly Azrael who has the same (lack of) respect for women as the Mountain that Rides.
    • Lionel Starkweather didn't want the Mountain for his fighting prowess, but for a purely sick reason; snuff films. He wants to make money off of fights, and..worse. Hearing this, the Punisher had really bad flashbacks about "Eleventhree" and has prepared a rather sadistic punishment for the the Mountain.
    • Konrad Von Carstein had a different mindset to the above; he thinks Gregor's brutality is wasted serving the Lannisters and should join him so he can drop whatever shreds of Pragmatic Villainy he has and absolutely indulge in sheer cruelty. It's an incredibly attractive offer to the Mountain, but fortunately he isn't convinced it's worth the risk of alienating evil but not insane generals who would want his strength. Tywin is disturbed at this possibility because Gregor would be vampirized. Keep in mind Warhammer vampires have their defining character traits swelled up to their most extreme limit. The Mountain is already a step below Konrad is sheer Ax-Crazy-ness, so imagine what vampire Gregor would be like.
  • It has become a common tactic by some less benevolent gods to use him for Trials By Combat as a resort in order to get rid of troublesome individuals. Safe to say, his succés rate is rather high. However one needs to remember he's not invincible, as many faster gods have managed to best him in single combat. Most of this has to do with the fact that they have been taught to never underestimate him, knowing what happened to the last man who did. Commodus mused that he'd be a great addition to the gladiator pits, but his father thankfully appealed to his ego by saying there's no way a volatile man like Ser Gregor would take a dive when he wants to partake in the games.
  • There is so far only one reason why he has not fallen to Chaos: Khorne and Slaanesh are too busy arguing over who he truly is serving with his crimes instead of simply working their magic on him. Both gods finds him and his skills too valuable to fall into the hands of the other. Khorne admires his capacity for slaughter but it is worth noting the Mountain is not a true Blood Knight; he prefers it when his opponent can't fight back. That said he's also not a coward so Khorne doesn't especially hate him; someone who can challenge him only makes him madder and more motivated to kill his opponent. Knowing how much of his rage is born from the constant migranes, Angron thoughts about implanting Gregor with The Butcher's Nails, wondering how much it would increase his killing potential.
  • Another reason may be because Molag Bal is in favor of the Mountain and wants to claim him as his own. After all, Tywin's mad dog fits well into his spheres of domination, cruelty and rape. Some would argue that Ser Gregor is more within the domains of Bandos and Ares, vicious war deities that they are. Gregor Clegane is intrigued by both of them as they both represent the more brutal aspects of war that he excels at...though Ares would prefer he not become obsessed as he's a bit muchnote . The Mountain is also interested in the Fraternity because a Villain World where he can act with true impunity is really appealing to him.
  • There have been other attempts to empower Gregor Clegane to make him a truly unstoppable force. One of which involved stealing Venom from Bane, something that Bane did not take kindly. He considers the Mountain detestable and the Mountain is frustrated by him for not only being a physical match, but also easily outsmarting him. Another was letting Fenrir Greyback, who already took a liking to him because of their similar personalities, intentionally turning him into a werewolf. The Mountain has expressed interest in having the Hulk's powers (especially the "angrier he gets, the stronger he becomes" aspect). Naturally Bruce and all his alters are disgusted by him.
  • Was once a follower of Griffith, though he isn't an ally because of Pragmatic Villainy on the latter's part. First off, there is no way he could upgrade him to an Apostle since you need to sacrifice someone you love, which is an emotion Gregor has never experienced. Secondly, he would prefer Grunbeld's performance to not be affected; he was forced to watch his mother and best friend violated. It's not something the Mountain is happy about because Grunbeld had 10 inches over him and wields a sledgehammer like it's a baseball bat. Fighting the Mountain is one of few times Guts and Casca can set their differences with Grunbeld aside; both of them were victims of rape. Him having been a former follower of Griffith only fueled their hatred of the Mountain. Another member of the Godhand, Slan, has lamented that he never had a humanity to lose as he would've made a fine Apostle.
    Slan: "Such beauty... It touches me. Love, hatred, pain, pleasure, life, death. All are there... This is to be human. This is to be evil".
  • Wyald sees Gregor as a kindred spirit, due to his violent tendencies in war, and sheer brutal strength. He even wondered if Gregor is an undercover Apostle, and especially likes what Gregor did Elia Martell. Horrifyingly Wyald is one of the closest anyone has come to being called a friend by the Mountain, though there's a relative Red Oni, Blue Oni going on between the two; Wyald is bombastic and childish in his blatant cruelty while Gregor is truly humorless and stoic if his Berserk Button isn't pressed...which is often, to be honest. Due to how Stupid Evil Wyald is, Gregor has proven he's not completely thick-headed and can actually use his brain when fighting. Of course, he's still more The Brute than anything and rarely needs to think too hard.
  • Some gods in the House of Prophecy and Fate have seen visions of his brother Sandor returning in order to fight him one last time in an event called "Cleganebowl". For whatever reason, whenever this prophecy is told, the area becomes littered with Mountain Dew, Doritos, airhorns, dubstep, weed, and dank memes while black-and-white illusions of Snoop Dogg is seen dancing in the distance. The Deities are getting hyped for the upcoming event. In the TV canon this eventually happened, with Sandor dragging his brother to the Seven Hells in a river of dragonfire.
  • He has grown an intense hatred for the House of Time and Temporality due to the many alternate universes and timelines he has been shown through it, almost none of them having desirable results for Gregor. The ones that stick out the most and truly gets on his nerves are the following:
  • While always a figurative monster, he would become a literal one following his duel with Oberyn. Fatally and excruciatingly poisoned, Qyburn would reanimate him into the zombie-like Robert Strong, turning his strength into that of a true inhuman. Some have compared him to Jason Vorhees, though it is not a comparison the latter's fond of as the sheer depravity of Gregor unsettles him...which is really saying something. Cersei is speculating on what the effects of Robert Strong being in the House of Undead and Phasmata would be and if he can become a true Elite Zombie. 90% of the Trope Pantheon dreads finding out.

    Millhiore Filliano Biscotti, Leonmitchelli Galette des Rois and Couvert Eschenbach Pastillage 
Millhiore Filliano Biscotti, Leonmitchelli Galette des Rois and Couvert Eschenbach Pastillage, Goddesses of Non-Lethal Warfare (Millhi), (Leo, Leon), (Cou)
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    "Serious" Sam Stone 
Sam Stone, God of War Sequences (Serious Sam)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: The Serious Bomb.
  • Theme Song: Hero (Serious Sam 3 and 4 versions)
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Just a Regular EDF Trooper, Defeating Alien Swarms on his own, The Cannon, Charles Atlas Superpower, Deadpan Snarker, Gatling Weaponry, Excellent Accuracy and Never Suffers From Recoil, Manly Man
  • Domains: Weaponry, Firepower, Combat, War
  • Allies: The Mercenaries (Scout, Soldier, Pyro, Demoman, Heavy, Engineer, Medic, Sniper, Spy), XCOM, Jim Raynor, Isaac Clarke
  • Rivals: Gordon Freeman, The Doom Slayer
  • Enemies: The Anti-Spiral, the Tyranids, the Flood, The Joker, The Combine
  • Opposes: Bob-Omb
  • One of the worst case scenarios had happened, and the Flood somehow managed to break out of their quarantine (Rumors say that Terumi had a hand in it). Being one of the few people around when it happened, Master Chief had to fight against the wave while his allies fled to call for reinforcements. However, even Master Chief was starting to struggle against the swarm, and hope seemed to be lost... until a certain individual happened to come across the site. Master Chief warned this man to stay away, but he said "It's fine. I know exactly how to deal with this.". Let's just say that John was surprised to find out that this normal man turned out to be a walking-no, running armory that had no problem fighting hordes of parasite zombies. His assistance proved to be good enough that the two of them could hold the swarm at bay long enough that reinforcements could arrive to contain and conceal the Flood before any serious damage could be done to the Pantheon. Before that man left the scene, Master Chief asked him for his name. "My name is Sam Stone. But you may call me Serious Sam."
    • Feeling that Serious Sam deserved a reward for his bravery in stopping the Flood from completely breaking out, Master Chief vouched for him in the court of the gods. Upon further examination, the court decided that it is true that Serious Sam has experience with War Sequences. In fact, there is rarely a time where he isn't dealing with hordes of monsters and aliens on his own. For that reason, it was unanimously decided that Serious Sam should be the God of War Sequences.
    • Previously a follower of both Heavy Weapons Guy and Doom Slayer before his ascension. Doesn't stop him from being rivals with Doomguy though. As for Heavy...
  • Once encountered the mercenaries when aliens invaded one of their bases. While there was initially a rocky start between Sam and Mr. Doe, it didn't stop Sam and the mercenaries from teaming up to kick alien invader asses.
  • It's a very bad idea to scream or yell AAAAA or anything similar at Sam's direction, because he reflexively shoots at anyone who does that. Having to deal with screaming exploding headless zombies on a daily basis does that to one's muscle reflexes.
    • Speaking of the Headless Kamikazes, Sam is very cautious of the Bob-Ombs, as some of their followers happens to be the Headless Kamikazes.
  • Serious Sam really don't like the Anti-Spiral, mainly because he gets Mental vibes from the alien. The Anti-Spiral's tendency for genocide doesn't help at all.
  • The XCOM shows a lot of respect for Serious Sam for how he takes on alien armies on his lonesome and come out victorious. He's been invited to train the soldiers, but he declined it as he already got jobs to do.
  • Sam reminds Jim Raynor of an old friend who goes by the name of Tychus. Sam has offered to help Jim Raynor and his raiders out the next time there's a particularly nasty infestation of Zerg.
  • Isaac Clarke has expressed surprise that Serious Sam can mow down hordes of aliens with only bruises and scratches to show for it, while Isaac himself can face trouble with a couple of Necromorphs at once. Though to be fair, one's a trained soldier while the other is an engineer who got the short end of the straw with his job assignment. Sam did reassure Isaac that he did exceptionally well for an engineer however.
  • Gets annoyed every single time the Joker asks "Why so serious?", which is pretty much every time they happen to encounter each other.

Lesser Gods

    Rogue One 
Rogue OneMembers , The Godly Squad of Suicide Missions (Jyn: Star-Dust, aliases include Liana Hallik, Tanith Ponta, Lyra Rallik, and Nari McVee, Little Sister - by Baze Malbus; K-2S0: Kay, Kaytoo)
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From left: Cassian Andor, Jyn Erso, K-2S0, Chirrut Îmwe, Baze Malbus and Bodhi Rook

    The Zabi Family 
The Zabi FamilyMembers , Divine Family of Colony Drop Orchestrators (The Zabis | Degwin: Degwin Zabi, Sovereign, Father, Sovereign Degwin | Gihren: Supreme Commander Gihren/Gihren-sosui, Supreme Commander of the Zeon Armed Forces, Prime Minister Gihren, Admiral Gihrenformerly , Prince Gihren, Hitler | Sasro: Gihren's Goebbels | Dozle: Vice Admiral Dozle/Dozle-chūjoformerly , Commander of the Space Attack Force | Kycilia: Vice Admiral Kycilia/Kycilia-chūjoformerly , Commander of the Mobile Assault Force, Vesper (Black Organization codename) | Garma: Captain Garma/Garma-tai-iformerly  Commander of the Zeon Earth Attack Force, "Space Vasily" | Mineva: Audrey Burne, The Princess of Zeon)
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From left to right: Kycilia, Garma, Degwin (foreground), Dozle (background), Gihren
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Sasro
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Mineva
  • Lesser Deity-level family together, Demideities separately (except for Mineva, a Lesser Goddess), all have Intermediate to Greater God level authority except Garma, who has Lesser God authority
  • Symbol: The Principality of Zeon flag (all), his custom Zaku (Dozle), the Chimera Corps emblem or her force's custom Zaku (Kycilia), Magallanica (Mineva)
  • Alignment: True Neutral, formerly Lawful Evil (Degwin), Lawful Evil (Gihren, Kycilia and Sasro), Lawful Evil with True Neutral leanings (Dozle and Garma), Lawful Good (Mineva)
  • Portfolio: Dropped an Entire Colony on Earth and Destroyed a Percentage Of Its Population, View Spacenoids as the Superior Human Race to Earthnoids (Gihren especially), A Lot of Sibling Rivalry
  • Domains: Aristocracy, Colony Drops, Death, Genocide, Nazism, Patricide, Politics, Purges, Secrecy, Space, Tyranny, War
  • Heralds: All Principality of Zeon forces not loyal to Char, including but not limited to Conscon, Romeo Garcia (flag officers), Ailos Bade, Fritz Bauer (of the Invisible Knights), Glemy Toto, Rakan Dahkaran, Annerose Rosenheim, Desert Rommel (of the Glemy Faction), Gabriel Zola, Hildegard Skortzny, Kazakh Larson (of the Free Zeon faction), Zoltan Akkanen, Monaghan Bakharo (of the Sleeves)
    • Degwin: Naliss Zabi (his wife), Darcia Bakharo (his prime minister)
    • Gihren: Killing A. Danigan (his Expy and chief of staff), Cecilia Irene (his personal secretary), Ginias Sahalin
    • Dozle: Zenna Zabi née Mia (his wife), Shin Matsunaga (childhood friend, bodyguard and fellow MS pilot), Ramba Ral (former chief enforcer)
    • Kycilia: Johnny Ridden (her Love Interest), M'Quve (her Dragon), Elliot Rem (her top test pilot/engineer), the Chimera Corpsnote  and the Midnight Fenrir Corpsnote 
    • Garma: Icelina Eschonbach (his girlfriend)
    • Mineva: The Mineva Zeon faction
  • Mecha piloted:
    • Dozle: MS-06F Zaku II Dozle Zabi Custom, MS-09R Rick Dom Dozle Zabi Custom, MA-08 Big Zam (OYW), AMS-119S Geara Doga Dozle Zabi Custom (current)
    • Garma: MS-06FS Zaku II (OYW), ZGMF-1001 ZAKU Phantom (GUAE), ZGMF-1001/M Blaze ZAKU Phantom Garma Zabi Custom (current)
  • Allies: The Zabi family is so heavily fractured with differing ideologies and philosophies that a uniform list of allies is impossible. Each family member has their own friends and allies.
  • On speaking terms with: Stephen Colbert (Degwin)
  • Headbutting Villains: Char Aznable (would be enemies if they weren't on the same side), Haman Karn (Char's Number Two, Mineva has a Special Relationship)
  • Rivals:
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Anyone on Char's side of the Zeon Civil War (full enemies for Gihren)
  • Enemiesnote : All good-aligned mecha pilots of the GUAG Robot War Division (special mention goes to Amuro Ray, Bright Noa, Kamille Bidan and Banagher Linksnote ), all who have suffered from war and its atrocities
  • Interested in and Respected by: The Primarchs (Dozle)
  • Opposes: Bask Om, Jerid Messa (all, full enemies for Mineva), the Grand United Alliance of Chaos (Gihren), Gendo Ikari, Keel Lorenz (all but Gihren, who sees them as Unwitting Pawns)
  • Opposed by: Gilbert Durandal (all), Tywin Lannister, Schneizel el Britannia (Gihren), Charles Foster Kane (Sasro), pacifist deities
  • Decades of fighting against Red Comet Char Aznable for control of Zeon remnants in the Pantheon had taken its toll on aspiring warlord Gihren Zabi, former de facto leader of the Principality of Zeon. In an uncharacteristically desperate move, Gihren decided to summon backup in the form of his family members. He made the case for sharing his trope of Colony Drop with his family to the Court of the Gods and asserted that while he came up with the plan, his family members carried it out. His brother Dozle oversaw the military occupation and gassing of the colony and the Kycilia Agency run by his sister Kycilia eliminated anyone who could give away the secret. Gihren was told that the request would come at a cost: relinquishing his second trope, A Nazi by Any Other Name. Gihren accepted the ultimatum with gritted teeth.
    • The move backfired. HARD. All but two refused to support him since he killed their father (and in Mineva's case, grandfather), with Garma pulling a Hazy-Feel Turn later on. Gihren's aggressive expansionist policies dragged the One Year War for far longer that Zeon could afford to handle and stoked Federation prejudice towards Spacenoids when they lost the war.
  • The act that propelled Gihren and his family to infamy was Operation British. Island Iffish, capital banchi of Side 2 (Hatte) of the Earth Federation's space colonies was doused with G3 gas, killing all its inhabitants before being set on a collision course with Jaburo, the Federation military headquarters in the Amazon rainforest. The interference of the EFSF 4th Fleet commanded by Vice Admiral Tianem separated the colony into several pieces, the largest of which would land on Sydney, Australia. The result was casualties numbering in the billions, natural disasters in the Americas and Asia where smaller pieces had landed and decades of widespread famine. What Gihren did to end the One Year War in one swift stroke only prolonged it. Anyone who's experienced the horrors of war in the Pantheon, from the infamous Final Solution to genocidal campaigns by Frieza and his henchmen view the Zabis as a catch-all for their hate. Not that they care for the opinions of the rabble.
  • As much as he hates his family (and them him), Gihren spared no expense in making them feel comfortable. The revenue Gihren made from selling off his old temple in the House of Villainous Archetypes was used to expand the grounds of his current temple to accommodate the rest of the family. This move had two purposes: one, to signal to them that he meant no harm as of yet and two, to make sure they were far away from each other at all times except at the occasional reunion which Dozle or Degwin would initiate (even then, not everyone attends these events). The Zabi family temple compound is among the largest in the House of Military and Warfare. The elite Zeon Royal Guards Unit resides here to protect the perceived heirs to the throne of Zeon, commanded by Colonel Eric Mansfield in his customized Zaku High Mobility Type. No military facilities are housed here out of respect for the peace of the family. The entire compound is shielded by a top-grade, quadruple-layered defensive shield with a single main entry gate for emergency aerial deliveries.
    • At its centre is Deikun Hall, the recreated parliamentary building of the Principality of Zeon. Located atop a steep plateau, this is the Zabi seat of power. Very rarely are meetings held in the building however; many know it's just a symbolic reminder of Zeon's glory days before the One Year War. The self-proclaimed "Zeon Independence Day" parade is held here every October 24th, as is the anniversary of the founding of the GUAE Mecha Cohort's Black Faction. A statue of Gihren once sat at the front; at Degwin's and Char's insistence it was torn down and replaced by a statue of Zeon Zum Deikun with his arms outstretched, just as it was in the original.
    • The southern side facing the exit is occupied by a grand fountain and garden, as well as checkpoints for registered visitors to enter. On the north, several kilometres behind Deikun Hall, connected by a stone path and a thoroughfare with several more checkpoints is the Zabi family home, an architectural wonder which the local magazine Homes for the Gods described as a "Space Age Obersalzberg". Only five people live there full-time: Degwin, his wife Naliss, Dozle, his wife Zenna, and Mineva (who prefers the term 'part-time residence'). Garma returns every so often to his 'summer home' from full-time military duty.
    • The western side houses training facilities for the Zeon Royal Guards Unit and the Zabi bodyguard service. Much of the information about this place is highly classified. The eastern and northeastern sides, houses recreational facilities for the family including a theatre, grand library, stables, a farm for in-house food and rumour has it a ten-floors-deep underground bunker complex that connects to the Main House and Council of Shadows council chamber. The latter is highly exaggerated... or is it?
  • There is one enemy the entire family shares with Char: the Titans. This Earth Federation task force created to investigate Zeon sympathizers is proof to them of the Federation's corruption and inherent desire to subjugate Spacenoids, as well as its desire to snuff out voices sympathetic to the colonies' cause. Gihren especially rails against their Pantheon representative Bask Om for being a specimen of a Federation officer being given too much freedom. The family rightfully argues that the Titans descended from the honourable goal of protecting the colonies from extremist Zeon remnants into a genocidal campaign against Spacenoids, culminating in the gassing of a colony that was protesting their criminal action. All Titans present in the Pantheon scoff that Zeon forced their hand. If they hadn't crossed the line first, there would be no reason for the Earth Federation to do the same.
  • Exclusive to Degwin:
    • Degwin served as the vice chairman of the Zeon Party and Zeon Zum Deikun's Number Two. When Deikun died under mysterious circumstances, Degwin seized control of the Side 3 colonies with himself as its Sovereign. While he was definitely complicit, Degwin insists he did not order Operation British or support it in any way and was appalled when his children chose to prolong the One Year War for their own purposes. However, he could do little about it as Gihren isolated him from the public eye and become de facto leader. Tragically, he would perish in the process of peace negotiations with the enemy leader General Revil when Gihren fired the Solar Ray Cannon with both their fleets in its path, an action for which Kycilia would execute Gihren shortly after.
      • He has since admonished his warmongering children (except Garma and Sasro) for their foolishness, especially Gihren for well, killing him. If Gihren wasn't in the Grand United Alliance of Evil, Degwin would have him in shackles and sentenced to lifetime imprisonment for setting Spacenoid independence back decades. After hearing that the Republic of Zeon was stripped of its autonomy and dissolved in UC 0100, he's gotten even madder.
      • Since he can't stand his squabbling children (except Garma), he prefers spending time with his second wife Naliss. Little is known about her. His prime minister Darcia Bakharov who worked with him on the peace treaty with the Earth Federation is his chief aide, reporting on affairs from all corners of the Pantheon. His flagship, the Gwazine-class battleship Great Degwin is on standby with an escort fleet provided by the GUAE if he ever decides to oversee a battle.
    • He rarely leaves his temple due to suffering osteoporosis from long periods in space, and is considered a recluse by much of the House of Military and Warfare. Political commentators, biographers and reporters and talk show hosts like Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart's herald Trevor Noah have questioned him at length about his motivations and find him an engaging, if highly embittered old man. Evidence exists that Degwin may have engineered Deikun's sudden heart attack to prevent him from prematurely declaring Zeon's independence and sparking an unwinnable war with the Earth Federation. Degwin dismisses this as utter nonsense and insists that Deikun died from overwork. It still doesn't explain why he made such an effort to imprison Deikun's mistress Astraia and her children. Regardless, the honest politicians in the Pantheon consider him a pariah for stealing the liberty of his deceased partner's kin and leaving them to rot, and only leave him alone because he's all but retired from political affairs.
    • Has a ceasefire of sorts with the GUAG Robot War Division, of which its members have mixed feelings ranging from blind anger to cautious pity towards him. After learning Degwin's story, Amuro bears little rancor or ill-will towards him for starting the war and considers Gihren the prime suspect, yet refuses to have relations with him. To mediate the schisms in the GUAE Mecha Cohort, Mineva and Aiguille Delaz even banded together to organize a meeting between him and Char, his almost-Arch-Enemy turned not-so-loyal servant. Char reportedly took out his service pistol and brandished it in Degwin's face, desiring revenge for what Degwin did to his father. The assassination that followed made Char a fugitive for the next few hours before Degwin lifted the charges, saying it was a test for Char.
    Degwin: So, you still desire to kill me, boy? Mass genocide and years of war against my unruly son haven't taught you anything?
    Char: Don't think even for a second that years in this place have dulled my desire for vengeance. I'm still cleaning up the mess your family started!
    Degwin: Casval, I'm a tired old man, sitting and dying on his rotten throne, powerless to do anything. Half my children are on your side. Your sister has moved on. What do you honestly expect to gain from killing me?
    Char: I expect you to die.
    Degwin: [starts laughing, security begins closing in] Here? In this place?
    Char: Yes. [fires]
    • One of the few people Degwin will leave his temple for is fellow Retired Badass Iroh. He enjoys sipping tea in the Jasmine Dragon and discussing high politics with Zuko's old uncle, who privately absolves him of all culpability for Deikun's death. To Iroh, the past is the past and Degwin knows it. Both Iroh and Degwin consider Ozai out of his gourd and just as megalomaniacal as Gihren, only with fire powers that he is unfit to wield. Ozai keeps tabs on all of Iroh's friends to find vulnerabilities and he thinks that Degwin is too soft and lacked the will to continue the fight with the Earth Federation and that Gihren was right to forcibly succeed him. He considers it a shame that Degwin decided to be magnanimous and spare his political rivals, the Rals, since Jimba Ral and his son Ramba personally spirited the Deikun children to Earth and out of his reach.
    • Degwin is friends with patriarch of the Ushiromiya family Kinzo Ushiromiya. The Sovereign was disheartened at how the old man's children fought over his magically-obtained gold, comparing it to his own kin jockeying for power and influence in the Principality. Even then they didn't actually kill one another (Gihren wouldn't have a problem with it but he never got the chance) for the sake of riches or power. The two often grumble by the fireplace comparing how terrible their children turned to be and how they themselves to an extent were responsible for that. Degwin wishes Garma got a chance to be a scholar like Kinzo's grandson George. As ornery and despicable Kinzo is dabbling in the occult and parental abuse, Degwin relates to the tiniest drop of affection he has for his children yet never got to express due to pining for his wife Beatrice CastiglioniSIEG ZEON . Degwin never addresses the Rokkenjima Massacre since it's clear Kinzo has tired of the subject.
  • Exclusive to Gihren:
    • A gifted orator and planner, Gihren was in charge of the Zeon Party's political department and deftly orchestrated his father's rise to power. By the time Degwin became absolute dictator of Zeon, Gihren had become de facto head of the Side 3 Colonies. In direct defiance of Degwin's orders, Gihren masterminded the worst of Zeon's war plans including the aforementioned Operation British, intending to conquer the Earth Sphere and reform it as a utopia where Newtypes reigned supreme. He killed his own father to stall peace negotiations, but his sister Kycilia would execute him in retaliation and seize command. Gihren is unsurprisingly banned from the House of Family and Relatives for his crime of patricide, not that he cares that much.
      • Gihren's chief enforcer is Colonel Killing A. Danigan, a clear Expy of his and a staunch loyalist with equally violent ambitions. Gihren was very impressed at Killing's fanatical resolve in initiating Operation Rubicon and promoted him from Lieutenant Colonel to serve as his chief of staff at his headquarters, the rebuilt A Baoa Qu. If reports are to be believed, Gihren's personal secretary Cecilia Irene is his mistress but no one dares to ask him for fear of getting a gunshot to the head. He commands space battles from his flagship, the Rewloola-class Grand Gihren, a deliberate corruption of the name of his father's flagship.
      • Gihren is among the most popular human members in the GUAE, since unlike Char who exudes charisma naturally he needs to work to maintain his charisma among the populace. Among the honours he has received include the Sinner's Cross with Blood Red Chains and Flames (the third highest GUAE award for military gallantry, below the Grand Sinner's Cross and the as of yet unawarded Grand Sinner's Cross, Blood of the Enemy) and the Order of Absolute Evil. He rivals fellow dictator Scolar Visari, a friend and rival of his as one of the GUAE's most talented orators. Gihren as such is very popular at GUAE state funeralsSIEG ZEON . His most well-received eulogy thus far has been at the funeral mourning Emperor Palpatine when Rey vanquished him for good on Exegol. This particular eulogy was regarded as a great improvement from the pithy-by-comparison speech by Sate Pestage and Mas Amedda in 1983. Even if it's for people he despises, Gihren admits to enjoying these moments greatly.
      Gihren: The Galactic Emperor who was due to return to his long-awaited throne in the galaxy and reform it for the better has been vanquished by the Jedi scum! His Final Order, which would have ended eons of war and strife, has been ended by the inane actions of the loathsome Resistance! The leader of our valiant Conquest Force has been dealt a crippling blow but I tell you: we will not stand for this! Lord Vader has left us, Lord Tyranus has left us, the Confederacy has betrayed us, yet the rightful Emperor still stands tall here in the Pantheon! To the stormtroopers, remain fulfilled, for you are still agents of the Emperor! To the Hands, to Lumiya, to Sa Cuis, to Cronal, you have been rewarded with heraldry for your loyalty! To anyone else here loyal to the cause of your beloved Empire, the GUAE, and the good of the omniverse alike, I ask you to stand now! Hail to the Emperor, the rightful ruler of his galaxy!
    • Naturally, Gihren hates Char the most out of his family members. When Gihren joined the GUAE, he assumed that he was the sole leader of the GUAE Mecha Cohort. When he learnt that Char was in fact his superior, he was furious. Rising tensions would spark a civil war with Gihren rallying his One Year War supporters and MS pilots disgruntled with Char's leadership under his command. Rau Le Creuset and his sub-faction of ZAFT pilots from the GUAD have pledged their support, though Rau has his own plans for Gihren. He is the only one of the family besides Kycilia who knew Char's true identity from the beginning, making the Red Comet swear loyalty to him at one point. With the ascensions of other Wild Cards like Muruta Azrael, Lord Djibril and Gilbert Durandal, more schisms have formed in the evil mecha forces of the Pantheon, something that Gihren hopes to fix as soon as possible.
    • His big ambition is to reform the entire Gundam multiverse into a place where Spacenoids and equivalent Master Races reign supreme under his rule. The supporters he has such as radical Coordinator and former PLANT Supreme Council chairman Patrick Zala respect his resolve but given the inadequacies of the Zeon armed forces think that Gihren is arrogant and like Adolf Hitler, bases his expectations on unrealistic rhetoric. Gihren is open to ideas from his supporters and is working to improve his attitude, though his base instinct to wage war and seek only victory at the cost of innocent lives still remains. He has assembled a War Cabinet of like-minded individuals from the same multiverse as a ruling council, ready to take over once the GUAE achieves its goal of taking over the fictional Omniverse. Gihren doesn't trust anyone fully but 'trusts' these individuals to do their jobs on the basis of shared ideology.
    • Is a Hate Sink among the GUAG Robot War Division and for good reason. Denizens of the Universal Century despise him for all his war crimes and giving Spacenoids a bad rap, not to mention spawning various Zeon remnant groups loyal to him and giving reason for the Titans to launch their own campaign against Spacenoids. Gihren simply dismisses even the most powerful Gundam pilots as rubbish Feddie officers to be disposed of. Speaking of the Titans, Gihren dislikes their Pantheon representative Bask Om for his brutality but not, however for battling the AEUG who he saw as hopeless in their efforts to find a middle ground between the EFF and Neo Zeon remnants.
    • Gihren famously turned his brother Garma's state funeral into a hotbed of rage against the Earth Federation and drummed up support for himself with the historic (and inspiringly memetic) SIEG ZEON!! speech. When told of how popular that speech is amongst fans, Gihren just smirked in satisfaction. His uncanny ability to redirect others' anger towards him into fierce loyalty or at best anger towards the intended enemy attracted Big Brother's agents. Gihren absolutely fawns over the world of 1984 for how effectively free will and disloyalty is punished there. That the Two Minutes Hate is a perfected version of his Rousing Speech at Garma's funeral doesn't hurt either. He works closely with the English Socialist Party and the Grand United Alliance of Law and promises to hand them Winston and Julia should he get his hands on them. Privately, he believes that Big Brother isn't a real person and that the face used on posters and screens is that of a hapless schmuck that the Party picked off the street.
    • He enjoys gardening. No, seriously. The only reason Gihren ever returns to the Zabi family villa in the Acts of War sub-house is to tend to the Grand Garden in the estate grounds, especially the field of hydrangeas. Otherwise, he lives in his executive suite over in A Baoa Qu, away from his meddling family.
    • Gihren, being the Hitler Expy that he is has no problem rubbing shoulders with Nazi-based deities, most of whom he sees as kindred spirits. His relationship with HYDRA leader Red Skull stems from a deep-seated rivalry. Both were in the running for God of Nazism after Downfall Hitler 'resigned' before Schmidt won out. Gihren accepted the loss with grace and the two maintain warm relations, happy to exchange ideas for world domination and the subjugation of liberty to their respective wills. Schmidt and by extension HYDRA's High Council think Gihren too egotistical for his own good but will secure as much resources from his as possible before his hubris gets the better of him. Gihren is happy to provide Shocker (especially Colonel Zol, a former SS officer) resources in exchange for support in his civil war with Char, and is rumoured to be behind a sudden re-emergence of the Devil Gundam in a joint project with the organization.
    • While similar to Schneizel el Britannia, the two don't see eye to eye. Gihren was confused since they both believe in using force to maintain control and usurped their fathers. Even then, Schneizel finds Gihren too cruel and at times damagingly petty for his liking, and pointed out that he doesn't even believe in his social darwinism, unlike Charles. All he wants is to be the most powerful man in the world, and that will not work for the White Prince's vision of a world by peace through force. Gihren doesn't pay him much mind and loves to make fun of him for getting Geassed by Lelouch to serve Zero for the rest of his life with no free will whatsoever, hoping that this will enrage Schneizel and make him slip up.
  • Exclusive to Sasro:
    • Degwin's second son, Sasro was in charge of the Zeon Party's national campaign department. It was he who manipulated local media outlets to report that Deikun's death was a Federation assassination and discredit the Ral family in order to drum up anti-Federation support for his family. Unlike his siblings, Sasro would not live to see the fruits of his labour. He was killed in a car bombing after Deikun's funeral which gravely injured his younger brother Dozle. It is highly likely that Kycilia planned it because Sasro slapped her for letting Deikun's family escape into Ral protection. Sasro upon hearing of this supposed petty act of revenge moved to strike his sister again before Dozle warned him off.
    • Gihren seized on Sasro's lack of information about the One Year War to trick him into thinking Kycilia and Dozle were trying to divide the family by accusing Gihren of patricide. The false evidence presented proved convincing enough for Sasro to let loose such powerful expletivesSIEG ZEON  that even their equally angry father was drowned out. How a propagandist with likely excellent lie detection skills believed Gihren is beyond comprehension but Sasro has since become Gihren's only family ally in his "Black Zeon" faction. Thanks to his propaganda boosting Gihren's Cult of Personality, the Black Zeon faction has reached new highs in recruitment numbers. Naysayers label him Gihren's Goebbels; the irony is not lost on him.
    • While he considers them out of their depth for wartime propaganda, Sasro maintains relatively cool business relations with host Damon Killian and network producer Diana Christensen. They technically spread their own brand of propaganda, with Diana aiming for ratings by making sensationalist content that panders to the LCD. Even they consider Gihren's Newtype supremacist regime more than a bit evil and out of touch with their ideal society. Despite his misgivings of loaning his services to a known war criminal, Damon has cut a deal with Sasro for Gihren's prisoners of war to be placed in The Running Man.
    • O'Brien, at the time also a recent arrival in the Pantheon is in favour of Gihren's side in the Zeon Civil War so long as he steps aside for Big Brother when the English Socialist Party takes over from him. Sasro is in love with how the Ministry of Truth reworks the media to its liking to the point Oceania's population can be made to believe anything, even the most obvious of lies. He is perhaps a bit disturbed at how the Ministry of Love brainwashes rebels into blind loyalists to Big Brother (especially since studies have proven their methods technically impossible) but that's not his problem. He has taken note of the Party's successes in information control in order to rally supporters to his brother's cause and systematically wipe all knowledge of 'Casval Rem Deikun' from the minds of his faction's soldiers.
    • Never call him pigface. It will not end well for you. He may not look particularly handsome (he takes after his father in that regard), but it's not his fault that a close ally of his, Napoleon (aka Hate Sink personified by a pig) happens to look that way. His rule over a farm is less than impressive but Sasro views his psychological manipulation of the animals as a good framework for his indoctrination programs to follow.
      • Speaking of indoctrination programs, Sasro briefly served as a guest professor in GUAE facility Kinderheim 511, and has handpicked several promising candidates for Gihren's planned Elite Army of blindly loyal MS pilots.
    • For tightly regulating what Gihren's soldiers know about the Pantheon, he is opposed on all fronts by news outlets which preach freedom of the press. Lois Lane with The Daily Planet and JJ Jameson with The Daily Bugle are among them. Lex Luthor, having usurped control of The Daily Planet dozens of times has Sasro's ear for patronage and boosting of his own power base, since both greatly dislike the free press slandering their reputations. Sometimes regarded as an Evil Counterpart of Sasro, even the famously snobbish and self-serving Charles Foster Kane despises Sasro and his cruel methods, remarking that even he wouldn't go so far as brainwashing citizens to believe in Blatant Lies about freedom and the glory of war.
  • Exclusive to Dozle:
    • At the time of Deikun's death, Dozle Zabi was an officer in Zeon's defence force with a reputation for fighting Federation peacekeepers in his youth. He was once a weak-willed man until the aforementioned car bombing that left him with scarring on his face. Just as well that Sasro was lecturing him about being too soft; the incident transformed him into a Hot-Blooded soldier. He would become an influential military commander, becoming superintendent of the Zeon military academy and coordinator of the mobile suit program. When war broke out he was placed in command of Zeon's space forces and the asteroid fortress Solomon, a role he continued to play until the Battle of Solomon where he died in combat against the Gundam. Despite being The Big Guy of the family, he has an even bigger heart. But don't mistake that for weakness. In spite of his comedic inability to be quiet and social incompetence in comparison to his more stoic siblings, Dozle is terrifying when he gets mad, especially if you hurt his loved ones. His facial scars still bleed if his anger levels go too high, making him all the scarier.
      • He met his wife Zenna when she was a cadet in the Zeon Academy (she was sent as a Honey Trap to distract him from the student-led Dawn Rebellion). She lives with Mineva in the safety of their templeSIEG ZEON . Shin Matsunaga (a childhood friend) and fan-favourite Ramba Ral are his chief enforcers, Ace Pilots of the Principality. Ramba fell out with Dozle over his refusal to cooperate with Operation British, leading to his dismissal and transfer to the reserves. Ramba still hasn't forgiven Dozle for condoning such a criminal order, and to be fair, neither has Dozle. They both agree on one thing though: the whole Gundam Vahalla theory that Mr. Ral is a re-incarnation of Ramba is complete rubbish.
    • The most outwardly violent of his family members, Dozle is ironically the most empathetic of them, something he shares with his daughter Mineva. He enjoys waging war and vanquishing the enemy but is painfully aware that rabid nationalism comes at the cost of many lives. That is why he follows Char as his most loyal Zabi supporter; unlike his elder brother Char sincerely wants to end war between Earthnoids and Spacenoids by any means possible. Dozle may still despise him for engineering Garma's deathSIEG ZEON , but since Char protected Mineva in return he's redeemed himself in Dozle's eyes. Tension still exists, but Dozle is on friendly enough terms with Char for the latter to make house calls every now and then. Char is just as thankful for Dozle's forgiveness (as much as an emotionally-blind, unempathetic person can be) and has put him in charge of his most prized fleet in the GUAE Mecha Cohort with the Rewloola-class Midas Valkyrie as his flagship.
    • Unlike his siblings who lead from the rear, Dozle is a Frontline General personified. A funny habit of his is to perform so-called "battlefield inspections" with his custom Geara DogaSIEG ZEON  - only to lead them into impromptu raids on Grand United Alliance of Good bases. Haman Karn (head of the Red Faction's Fleet Command) has to scramble to prevent her most capable commander from getting himself in too much danger, often ending with Dozle smashing the communications screen in anger. For his achievements at the Third Battle of Jachin Due by defending the fortress from Grand United Alliance of Good invasion short-handed, he received a Sinner's Cross with Chains and Flames. Remember, this is the man who led the small Zeon fleet to victory in the Battle of Loum, the first large-scale engagement in the One Year War by utterly decimating the Earth Federation's most powerful fleet and capturing their leader. At only 28. In a Crapsack World like the Warhammer 40,000 world where frontline command is the norm, Dozle would be among the Emperor's most prized commanders. Lord Castellan Creed (Thrawn's high priest) and Leman Russ know this and respect Dozle as a Worthy Opponent. His mobile suit may be domitable, but his spirit is not. Dozle likes the spirit of the Cadian Shock Troops and hopes to visit the planet someday.
    • A close ally in the GUAE is Führer King Bradley, a fellow family man with a strong sense of conviction. Dozle admires Bradley's commitment to family and the nation of Amestris... even if said nation was built on a lie. He was genuinely shocked to learn of the atrocities committed by the Military along with the full extent of the Homunculi conspiracy and his so-called "son" really being the evilest of Bradley's siblings. Dozle may detest what Bradley and his Father are up to, but the man himself is engaging company be it on military inspections, going out shooting game or hanging out in the Villain Pub. Plus, anyone who can take out a tank with nothing more than a sword is worthy of respect. Likewise, the former Führer-President of Amestris is amused at what he shares with Dozle: both are family men and Blood Knights (though Bradley is more low-key) with highly comedic quirks in spite of being so ruthless. That said, Bradley will not hesitate to slaughter Dozle in an instant should his life be a threat to Father's plans.
    • Frequents bars in the surrounding houses when he's off-duty to socialize, and is a very entertaining storyteller. Fellow veteran Red Forman met him by chance at Bacchus' Bar and Grill and the two hit it off after a few drinks. Both bonded over their shared war experiences and similar cynical attitudes, yet having loving relatives who contend with their quirks. A Friendly Rival and chianti-drinking buddy at the Villain Pub is the famed Captain Ginyu. Dozle doesn't like Frieza (for obvious reasons) but he's more than welcome to indulge in his team's flamboyant antics. He had a hand in getting Jeice and Burter their custom mobile suits. Ginyu and Dozle bicker a lot over the importance of mobile suits in future GUAE campaigns, with Dozle supporting the mobile suit as the new weapon of war and Ginyu hoping that the power of battleship weapons and bodily power will continue to prevail over "those small, insignificant metal toys". Disagreements aside, they're good friends. He also fights the renegade Saiyan Army pretty often, but gets along with Bardock when the need calls for it. Fathers should stick together.
    • On the good side, Dozle is pretty affable with famed strongman Major Alex Louis Armstrong, seeing as he's The Big Guy of his illustrious military family. Though he's on the good side, Alex disregards that since he's an excellent opponent on the battlefield and an equally challenging wrestling buddy off-duty. Plus, their comedic sides tend to be very similar to each other as over-affectionate, socially awkward and comically intimidating soldiers with low-level meme status among their fans. Obviously, they won't share confidential information but troll each other sometimes for the sake of it, though it's all in good fun. Their sparring sessions are sometimes joined by Sig Curtis, herald and husband of Izumi Curtis.
  • Exclusive to Kycilia:
    • Kycilia led Zeon's Secret Police in the years leading up to war, and was in charge of hunting down Casval and Artesia Deikun when they escaped Side 3. She was instrumental in spreading Zeon influence on the Moon (her headquarters was the lunar city of Granada) and furthering mobile suit R&D. Unlike Dozle, she believed that they would replace "Big Guns" on battleships as the main weapon of war. During the war she led the special-ops Mobile Assault Force, recruiting Char Aznable when he was released from Dozle's service. She shot Gihren Zabi for his crime of Patricide in the Battle of A Baoa Qu which unfortunately divided Zeon forces and contributed to her death by bazooka shot to the face, courtesy of Char. Gihren loyalists blame the loss of the One Year War on her for killing Gihren and incompetent leadership in trying to fill the gap. An unfair complaint - they (including Aiguille Delaz and Anavel Gato) deserted en masse upon learning of Gihren's death which robbed Kycilia of any chance to lead the fleet effectively.
      • Many Ace Pilots are under her command, most importantly Commander Johnny Ridden, nicknamed the "Crimson Lightning". He is in love with Kycilia who saved him from being heckled by soldiers during a protest, even adopting a unicorn symbol as a mark of his feelings. His preferred colours, agility-based style and similar looks often led to him being mistaken for Char Aznable despite actually achieving more kills than him - 185 mobile suit and 6 ship kills. Ridden deeply resents the Red Comet for intentionally taking credit for his kills to gain plus points and eventually killing the love of his life, something he hopes to take revenge for even as they're on the same side.
      • Another enforcer is Lieutenant General M'Quve, Zeon's resident Agent Peacock and creator of the jousting-based mobile suit, the YMS-15 Gyan. Highly competent yet dangerously petty, M'Quve led a mining operation in Odessa, Ukraine which he ran as his personal fiefdom for most of the war. Ramba despises him for withholding essential Doms which, if he had them, could have annihilated the Gundam in Central Asia. M'Quve for all his flaws is well-liked by Kycilia and his soldiers and is willing to defend them (and his art) from corrupt allies and vicious foes alike. He died doing so. Now that he's back, he's got much to prove to Kycilia, what with the valuable vase he bequeathed her before dying. M'Quve is very privileged to have the ear of Grand Admiral Thrawn himself; after all, they both revere arts and culture.
    • While a cold, calculating planner and ruthless commander, Kycilia has something Gihren does not: a working soul. She genuinely loves her family and her father in particular, which is why she killed Gihren in the first place. However, information does exist that she might have engineered Degwin's death so she could launch a coup and blame Gihren for everything. Gihren obviously wasn't smiling at her return. One advantage she has is command of all of the Principality's R&D projects, intelligence departments, think-tanks and most importantly, the Newtype research facilities. Her patronage was how Char got the psycommu-enhanced Zeong. And she once again did Char a favour by joining his side of the Zeon civil war, forcing Gihren to make a deal with Azrael's Earth Alliance forces for Extended. The conversation between them was quite civil, to say the least. After all, she and Gihren were the only Zabis who ever found out Char's true identity. Char promoted her to Vice Admiral upon her induction into his forces.
    Kycilia: What are my assurances, Casval, should I pass into your service? Even if Gihren has become troublesome, we have history that makes me.... reluctant to help you.
    Char: You gave me a place under you when Dozle abandoned me. I gave you retribution that time. This time, I give you a reward.
    Kycilia: What kind of reward? Surely I should not be in your debt, not after what you did.
    Char: You don't owe me anything. But I do owe you. I give you command over production, intelligence and anything that has to do with Newtypes in my faction. You will have free rein over all matters of importance. If you choose to help me against Gihren. Will you?
    Kycilia: I shall. But I will not forget.
    Char: I agree. You will not.
    • Kycilia prefers to manage from the sidelines, but she's happy to get her hands dirty whenever the need arises, or when she feels the need to shake things up. She has up plenty of false identities which she uses to navigate the Pantheon's seedy underbelly (with a retinue of subordinates of course). She picked up the codename "Vesper" when becoming a partner of the Black Organization which finances a good chunk of her operations in exchange for munitions. Their agent Vermouth is a slippery friend, given their mutual tendency to shift alliances and seduce men for personal or benefit, especially to fluster them into giving up vital secrets. Kycilia can't help but feel that previous bouts with James Bond may have influenced Vermouth's choice of codename for her. It wasn't, and both can sneak a laugh at the coincidence in private.
    • Anasta Cisnarova, Cobra Commander's intelligence officer has an alliance with Kycilia, hoping to reap benefits from Char winning the Zeon civil war such as munitions, access to the Minovsky fusion reactor, AMBAC system and more believing that it will boost her organization's prestige immensely. Kycilia likes her spunk and even supports her potential bid to become the next Madame Hydra as a middle finger to the Red Skull, one of Gihren's staunchest allies and the leader of HYDRA.
    • Kycilia sought out Cersei Lannister for an economic alliance, confident that the wealth of House Lannister would give her great leverage over Char just like Tywin has with Gihren. What she found as a guest in Cersei's small council meeting was a a selfish, piteous, short-sighted child in a noblewoman's body quite unlike her. Despite being more than capable of fearmongering and leading great armies, Cersei's utter vindictiveness and bloodlust (and being propped up by far cleverer subordinates like Qyburn) blinds her to the matter at hand and ruins any chance of properly using the many assets at her disposal. Even if an alliance proves beneficial, Kycilia is certainly not a fan of "The Mad Queen of Westeros" who would throw away a chance for victory simply to satisfy herself over getting one over on anyone who besmirches her pride.
    • She and fellow war ladies Cornelia li Britannia, Lin Beifong and Olivier Mira Armstrong have one goal in common: everlasting peace either for their loved ones or the rest of their universes. Kycilia however seeks to achieve this through subterfuge and violence. If that means only a few people survive in a peaceful future, then so be it. While the other three aren't above killing to get what they want, none of them enjoy Kycilia's inner selfishness and prioritizing the Zabi family over all else, Cornelia in particular being reminded of her hated father. Olivier has steeled her Briggs Army for attacks from Kycilia's Mobile Assault Force. Beifong, as commander of the 28th police precinct (roughly the House of Leadership) was insulted by a momentary offer to collaborate which she (rightfully) saw as Kycilia's attempts to implant spies in her territory. Suffice to say, these strong-willed women do not like Kycilia, and they them.
    • Never mention how supremely badass Char's Boom, Headshot! on her was. Never. Any soldier who dares broach the subject or worse, praise it in front of her or someone who tattles to her, will be sent to the gallows without trial.
  • Exclusive to Garma:
    • Garma Zabi is unquestionably Degwin's favourite son, as naïve as his siblings are experienced and calculating. His father wanted him to become a scholar, but he enlisted in the military to prove himself worthy of the Zabi name and become a hero to his people. Despite various attempts to dissuade him from taking part in the war, Garma threw himself into slaughter for the sake of recognition, overseeing a bloody mop-up of the Side 5 colonies after the Battle of Loum. He commanded the Earth Attack Force during the One Year War, taking charge of forces invading the west coast of the United States. It was unfortunate that his 'best friend' was Char Aznable, whose last-minute treachery led to his death in a kamikaze attack on the White Base. He received a posthumous promotion to lieutenant general and a grand state funeral. A Military Brat who received high command in spite of his young age, Garma is a hapless leader who's more interested in living the good life than doing anything of value. Some naysayers have dubbed him "Space Vasily", a jab at his similarities to Vasily Stalin, the spoiled second son of Josef Stalin who also got a high rank despite his obvious incompetence (and ultimately died from chronic alcoholism).
      • He fell in love with wealthy socialite Icelina Eschonbach (the daughter of the mayor of New York or Los Angeles depending on the adaptation) while headquartered in the city and wanted to desert just to be with her. Degwin wants to give his blessingSIEG ZEON  but worries that Garma's animosity towards Char will damage the couple's relationship. Regardless, he's manipulated events for Icelina to become Garma's herald in hopes of persuading him to resign his commission.
    • He joined Gihren's side of the civil war, the only one to do so as revenge on Char. Garma wasn't a passive zealot though; under Aigulle Delaz, a herald of Anavel Gato, he eventually participated in a revolt against Gihren's factionSIEG ZEON . As a reward for his Heel–Face Turn Char demoted him from colonel to captain and placed him in charge of his personal royal guard. Garma had this to say:
    Garma: Char - no, Casval, I already know you were never my friend, but you let me die just because I'm a Zabi?! I was only a kid when your father died! What the hell, you even demote and slander me when I choose to join your side!
    Char: Demote? Yes. Slander? No. For all your insistence that you wouldn't stay a little boy forever, you still stand here with your sense of entitlement. You have none of the leadership skill or experience of Dozle or Kycilia, only pointless zeal. How much of your 'success' was due to your groupies, or your family? (Garma ponders) So what makes you think you deserve a high position in my forces? You think you deserved special privilege from my vendetta because you're a Zabi? Your death was just as easily caused by misplaced pride, when you could have easily just crash-landed your Gaw and surrendered. Now I give you a chance to prove yourself in battle, will you take it or leave it?
    • Despite the many tools at his disposal (including the vulcan gun-equipped Zaku II FSSIEG ZEON ), Garma fails spectacularly in the leadership department. What he does excel at is good PR, something he picked up from Gihren and Sasro. He's a genuinely affable and courteous high-society celebrity who maintains a stellar PR status amongst the general populace in the Pantheon, but only attracts mindless groupies whom he deeply dislikes. Char on the other hand draws more supporters and patrons at every moment effortlessly despite actually being a self-serving, emotionally numb, backstabbing Jerkass. He should know, since his former friend manipulated him into leading a cadet rebellion against their Federation handlers (the aforementioned Dawn Rebellion) and then the betrayal that caused his death. Garma deeply despises this divide between them and hopes to get one over on the Red Comet sooner or later.
    • Garma's dearest wish? To have friends. Not a gang of useless fall guys, not siblings who brainwash him at every turn, friends. Enter Tommen Baratheon. Sealing Kycilia's tempestuous alliance with Cersei Lannister, the two were introduced to each other at a banquet in Cersei's temple. The two didn't hit it off the first time, Tommen being slightly put off by Garma's self-promoting overtures and politely requesting leave. Some post-event reading soon convinced him otherwise and Garma is slowly becoming one of Tommen's most trusted military advisors and like Garma himself wants, someone to talk who isn't whispering sinister messages of encouragement into his ear. Cersei isn't much a fan of how close the two are since she obviously wants to be Tommen's only counsel, and Tommen is not inclined to disobey his mother unless she goes too far. Luckily, she tolerates it because all three would rather not let Joffrey bully Tommen into not having friends.
    • Petyr Baelish is trying to manipulate Garma into becoming a terrifying manipulator and politician despite this being in complete defiance of his strategic ally Kycilia Zabi. Garma's jealousy and inherent desire to one-up the Red Comet, he says, will be an all but inevitable catalyst for him to become more experienced and competent. However, Garma has no intention of gaining notoriety at the cost of becoming someone's Unwitting Pawn and rudely declined his help. Undeterred, Baelish continues to advise the young prince of Zeon at every opportunity and at times has persuaded the guard under his command to aid the Grand United Alliance of Chaos in exchange for weakening Char. Someone Garma has used his lesson from Baelish on is the hellish prince Laharl. Claiming to be evil but not actually doing much of the sort, Garma can definitely relate to his ambition to live up to his hellish legacy yet (in the Good Ending) sacrificing himself and becoming a good person. Garma isn't good by any stretch of the imagination but he isn't at all evil like Gihren.
    • As Degwin's Living Emotional Crutch, enemies of the Zabi family are gunning for Garma to bring the Sovereign down, either as revenge for their cruel atrocities or boost Gihren's breakaway faction. This is one of the few things that Degwin, Dozle, Kycilia, and even Mineva agree on; don't hurt Garma. And they mean it.
  • Exclusive to Mineva:
    • Mineva Lao Zabi was born to Dozle and Zenna Zabi in September of U.C. 0079, late in the One Year War. As the last surviving Zabi after Zenna lost the will to live, Axis Zeon remnants groomed her to be the future princess of Zeon with Maharaja Karn and then his daughter Haman as regent. She was sent to Earth for her own protection and replaced by a stand-in when Haman declared her own war on The Federation. She resurfaced during the Third Neo Zeon War under the pseudonym Audrey Burne, connecting with college student Banagher Links and revealing the contents of Laplace's Box, a mysterious document which wielded intense influence on the power of the Earth FederationSIEG ZEON . Thereafter, she led a renegade Zeon faction from the colony builder Magallanica which balanced out the increasingly radical Republic of Zeon governmentSIEG ZEON .
    • Her Evil Uncle Gihren tried his hardest to prevent Mineva's ascension since her existence defies everything he stands for but she stood firm against his intimidation and maintained that as the official ruler of Zeon at the time she held responsibility for the Colony Drop on Dublin even if she was only a child. Moreover, refuting her opinion would risk angering Dozle. Her impassioned speech protesting Gihren's tyranny and desire for violence stunned the normally skilled speech-giver into silence, shocking the Court into applause and gaining the support of the jury. Her plea was accepted and Dozle (who died early in her life) gave his daughter the biggest of hugs, bawling that he was proud of his baby girl for standing up to big bad Gihren. A deep blush filled her cheeks; a rarity for the strong-willed princess. She accepted his offer to live in the Zabi temple with him, whereas Magallanica (politically-neutral territory) remains her secondary residence. Dozle's Papa Wolf nature precludes anything, so much so that it's a rule never to mention politics or the ongoing Alliance war in her presence or risk his ire. Family time is family time.
      • She was Banagher Link's herald for a long time before gaining goddess status in her own right. Reports that the two are together are unsubstantiated, but it is most definitely true that the pilot of the Unicorn Gundam is deeply devoted to Mineva. Out of respect for her peaceful stance, he refuses to call her by her real name and instead refers to her by her Audrey Burne alias.
    • For obvious reasons, she sides with the Grand United Alliance of Good. Mineva bonded with the other so-called 'princesses' of the Gundam multiverse, not least of whom were Relena Darlian and Lacus Clyne. Lacus in particular is an object of her admiration for not only succeeding in brokering a peace between the Earthnoids and Spacenoids in her world (who were far more racist than in the Universal Century), but also leading one of said factions from then on despite being an Idol Singer. For a young woman of 19, Lacus acts like an experienced and somewhat jaded 50 year old. As for Relena, Mineva can relate to her previous naivety about pacifism and acts as a surrogate sister to her. Above all, Mineva enjoys spending time with Kudelia Aina Bernstein, a follower of this archetypal group. The Maiden of Revolution ultimately prevailed to save Mars from an age of repression and poverty at the cost of many allies being killed including Mikazuki Augus, himself in the Pantheon. Mineva wasn't too happy that peace came at the cost of caving in to the Big Bad Rustal Elion's machinations, but concedes that in some cases, the ends do justify the means.
    • There are way too many princesses and leaders that Mineva befriended, so if one is to be highlighted, let it be Padmé Amidala. Mineva first heard of her when studying the Clone Wars to see why planets seceded to the Confederacy of Independent Systems. Senator Amidala's opposition of the Military Creation Act and proposals to negotiate a peaceful end to the Clone Wars in spite of Palpatine's power-grabs. She was saddened to hear that Darth Vader killed her in a fit of rage, since her losing the will to live directly mirrors her mother Zenna's death from losing Dozle at Solomon. Conversations in their temples reveal their many woes with the inherent corruption in government and their peaceful aims being curbed by pragmatic or self-serving rich folk and warmongerers.
    Padmé: It's terrible, what happened to your family. At least for some people, it could be seen that your father was Forced into Evil. I think you and I share the wish to see a world where pacifists like us don't have violence as the only option.
    Mineva: Humanity - no, all species are flawed in some way. But few want to see through those flaws because they want the destruction of the unknown. My grandfather wanted hegemony, my uncle destruction. And Char embodies both those ideals to the extreme.
    Padmé: We won't be able to stop violence. We can lay the foundations. Others have to build with us if this Alliance War is to end. No one has to die. If people don't believe us, we'll make them believe us.
  • Degwin: "May God protect the world from my son. In the end, Hitler's followers ended up trying to kill him."
  • Gihren: "We must teach those slow-witted people of the Earth Federation a lesson they will always remember. Now is the time for mankind to stand up for the future! Sieg ZEON!"
  • Sasro: "Dozle! That soft heart of yours is a liability! Listen! The political situation here is about to turn into a bloodbath! You'll never survive if you don't-"
  • Dozle: "War is a cruel thing... but it also gets your adrenaline going!"
  • Kycilia: "Regardless of the time and place, mankind has a fundamental desire for war. Whether that be foolish... or wise."
  • Garma: "They don't matter! I'm my own man! Don't underestimate me, Char. Just like you... even I won't stay that little boy back then forever."
  • Mineva: "Please discern the truth with your own eyes. And then, just as people did a century ago, I'd like you to usher in the next century with goodwill in your hearts. Believing in the God called "possibility" that lies dormant within us all."

Demigods

    Jack Barnes 
"It's now June 1944. We hear that the enemy has ordered Rommel to fortify the shores of France with an Atlantic Wall of steel and concrete. The Germans know we're coming. Hell, the whole world knows we're coming. Under the command of General Eisenhower, Allied Forces are about to launch the biggest offensive in the history of modern warfare. It's Code Name...Operation "Overlord". Word is we're landing troops, tanks, supplies in Normandy. Our first move in pulling Europe out of Hitler's fist. The assault's a few hours away now. More than 7 Divisions are gearing up to hit the beach. Eisenhower's already sent our bombers to pound the bridges, railways, and fuel depots. Anything to cripple Nazi supply lines to the Atlantic Wall. No doubt the Germans expect us to hit the Atlantic Wall by sea. But the night before the dawn landing out unit will parachute behind enemy lines. Along with the British 6th, we'll clear a path to move our army of the shore. The plan is to rendezvous with Allied troops from the beachhead, work our way back into France, and snuff out any resistance along the way. God be with us. Sergeant Jack Barnes, June 5th, 1944."

Sgt. Jack Barnes, Patron Saint of Manning Crew-Served Weapons and Vehicles Singlehandedly (Barnes)

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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: The patch of the 101st Airborne, as well as the Diamond symbol of the 501st PIR on his helmet
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Themes: Medal of Honor: Allied Assault: Main Theme, Sturmgeist, and Half-Track
  • Portfolio: Capable of manning crew-served artillery guns and military vehicles all by his lonesome, Hailing from the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, Often forced to operate deep within German territory, A soldier, and rather knowledgeable about poems and literature
  • Domains: Paratroopers, Crew-served Weapons, United States Army, Elite Soldiers
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  • A North Dakota native hailing from the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, Sgt. Jack Barnes is noted amongst his peers for his ability to man crew-served artillery pieces and military vehicles singlehandedly and without issue. He had first demonstrated such abilities during the airborne landings on D-Day, when he saved himself and later a squad of British paratroopers from German infantry and tank assault. Specifically, he manned a German Flakvierling 38 Anti-Air gun and a Flak 36 Anti-Vehicle gun all by his lonesome, and managed to kill his would-be killers with these weapons. From that point onward, these skills of his would prove time and again useful, with the OSS eventually taking interest in his skills and recruiting him for an important late-war mission while Trapped Behind Enemy Lines.
  • Barnes' first combat jump, as mentioned before, would be in the early hours of June 6th, 1944, over Normandy, France. Under intense German Anti-Air fire and heavy cloud cover, Barnes and his unit were badly mis-dropped deep behind German lines, with Barnes himself being the apparent Sole Survivor of his entire stick. The rest of his unit were either killed by the flak, by German troops patrolling the area outside of the barn that the Sergeant had gotten his parachute stuck in, or from drowning in nearby canals. Barnes himself managed to defend himself, and eventually rout his would-be killers using a German Anti-Air gun.
    • Upon meeting the first friendly soldiers he could stumble across, Barnes was rather surprised to see that they were British Paratroopers from the 6th Airborne Division, rather than Americans from either the 82nd or 101st. This indicated that he was way off of his original target and drop zone. Nonetheless, Barnes decided to stick around with the British Captain known as "Foxhound", along with his two surviving subordinates Privates Wilson and Galloway, helping them take out several German artillery guns, kill a German Colonel named Hildebrandt, and destroy an important bridge near Caen, albeit at the cost of Wilson's and Galloway's lives.
  • Some time following D-Day, Barnes would eventually rejoin his old unit, presumably fighting alongside them for the rest of the 101st Airborne's deployment in France. It was unknown if Barnes also fought with the unit during Operation Market-Garden. What is known, however, is that he was still with the 501st PIR when they were deployed to Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944. During the 24th-26th of that same month, Barnes and his unit would perform a daring raid deep behind German lines, stealing a supply truck and half-track containing German weapons, ammunition, rations, and medical supplies. Using these captured German weapons, Barnes and the 501st PIR would successfully Hold the Line against a surprise German night attack on their lines, and later, use said weapons in a successful counterattack against a German-held Belgian village. In the process, Barnes and his unit had inflicted heavy losses on the German forces near Bastogne, destroying at least half a dozen tanks, a few half-tracks, and several dozen artillery pieces alongside a large number of infantry.
  • It was this combat performance in Normandy and Belgium that would eventually get Barnes noticed by the OSS. Following the end of the Battle of the Bulge, Barnes was officially recruited into their ranks. As part of this unit, Barnes would be given a very important mission: to a list of Double Agents from the German Chancellery Building in Berlin, Germany, as well as a map of the chancellery from a crashed American recon plane. For this mission, Barnes would be working closely alongside a Soviet recon team stationed on the outskirts of the city. Whilst managing to successfully infiltrate the city alone, with the Soviets diverting German attention away from him, Barnes was forced to commandeer a German-captured T-34 tank with the arrival of German reinforcements near the chancellery. Successfully crewing the tank by his lonesome, Barnes managed to successfully escape the city, destroying several German tanks, artillery guns, and vehicles along the way. Upon making it back to the bridge where he entered the city from, Barnes was informed by his OSS handler Capt. Monroe that the reason there were a lot of German tanks in the area was because an entire Panzer Division was attempting to breakout of the city in force, via the very bridge he had crossed. Wasting no time, Barnes in his T-34 linked up with the Soviet recon team, who by now had called in reinforcements in the form of two T-34 tanks. With their help, Barnes was able to destroy one of the bridges, hold the other one, and destroy several Panzer IV and Tiger I tanks attempting to cross the second bridge. Ultimately, Barnes and the Soviets would prevail, with the Soviet Air Force arriving to destroy the remaining bridge out of Berlin.
  • For his actions in Europe from June 1944 to May 1945, Sgt. Jack Barnes would be awarded the following medals: (1) the France and Germany Star, for helping the British 6th Airborne Division accomplish their objectives and despite Barnes himself having been horribly mis-dropped, (2) the Belgian Croix De Guerre, for his and the 101st Airborne's heroism in holding the Belgian town of Bastogne during the height of the Battle of the Bulge, (3) the Medal for the Capture of Berlin, for helping the Red Army stop a German Panzer Division outside Berlin and saving countless Soviet lives, and (4), (5), and (6) the Bronze Star, Silver Star, and Distinguished Service Cross, for his entire tour of duty in Europe.
  • Following Johann Schmidt's overthrow of Downfall-verse Adolf Hitler, the ascension of Nazi German strongholds like War-Torn Berlin, Fort Schmerzen, and Der Flakturm, and the simultaneous increase in German troop strength, the increased need for skilled Allied soldiers capable of operating deep behind enemy lines was made a priority by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Sgt. Jack Barnes, on top of having experienced no less than three battles where he operated behind German lines with little to no support, was also rather skilled in using German, Soviet, British, and American small arms. On top of that, Barnes also knew how to operate crew-served artillery pieces and vehicles of both German and Soviet origin singlehandedly, a skill that not even experienced operatives like Lt. Mike Powell and Lt. Karl Fairburne had. It was this last skill of his that would ultimately get him noticed for ascension. President Roosevelt, with Steven Spielberg's help and recommendation, sent Sgt. Jack Barnes a letter notifying him of his new assignment in the Pantheon.
  • Unsurprisingly, upon reading the details of his new assignment, Barnes accepted the offer given to him by the President. Upon reporting to President Roosevelt, the latter assigned him the official title of Patron Saint of Manning Crew-Served Weapons and Vehicles Singlehandedly. And with that, Barnes, as part of both the 101st Airborne Division and Office of Strategic Services, would be given incredibly dangerous assignments taking place both on the frontline and deep behind Axis lines. Along the way, he would be aided by soldiers from all three major Allied powers, no thanks to his prior combat experiences in Europe. And, on occasion, he would also be getting help from some unlikely allies.
  • Among Barnes' first assignments in the Pantheon was helping fellow deities secure the inland areas surrounding Omaha Beach. Dropping from a Douglas C-47 transport plane alongside members of Easy Company, 506th PIR, Barnes was initially separated from his fellow US paratroopers thanks to German Anti-Air fire. Fortunately, he eventually linked up with other friendly paratroopers operating in the area, specifically the 101st recon squads of Staff Sergeants Matthew Baker and Joe "Red" Hartsock. With help from Pfc. Gary Jasper and Pfc. Timothy Connor, Barnes was able to take out a number of Flakvierling 38 guns, allowing for airborne reinforcements to arrive unimpeded. Eventually Barnes and his fellow paratroopers linked up with the 2nd Ranger Battalion, who had managed to break through the German defenses at Omaha Beach. Amongst their number were Lt. Mike Powell, as well as members of Charlie and Dog Company, and were also assisted by Lt. Karl Fairburne. With the 101st Airborne's assistance as well as air support from the Battlehawks, Barnes was able to help accomplish Powell's and the Rangers' mission. During this battle, Barnes crewed a Nebelwerfer launcher by his lonesome, using it to knock out a German Panzer IV tank attempting to counterattack Easy Company's position.
    • This action by Barnes, alongside his previous experiences in Berlin, would get him noticed by Fairburne. The SOE Sniper was, in fact, planning a mission in that very city thanks to some captured German intelligence report detailing a Project known simply as "Weisshexe". In the meantime, Barnes would end up helping both him, Powell, and Captain William Blazkowicz in sabotaging German operations in France. The Sergeant, for his part, would would turn the German's own artillery pieces against them, using these fixed gun emplacements to wreak havoc on German supply convoys, parked tanks, and even against the German Luftwaffe's aircraft.
  • In War-Torn Berlin, Sgt. Barnes, thanks to not being trained as an OSS operative, was given the task of diverting German attention away from one of their facilities, while Lt. Powell would infiltrate an abandoned V2 rocket production site outside the city while disguised as a Waffen-SS officer, with Fairburne stealthily eliminating German sentries and snipers outside the facility and providing overwatch. In addition, Barnes himself would also serve as mediator between Western Allied Forces and Soviet Forces currently operating in and around Berlin, having fought alongside the Soviets in April 1945. Upon hearing explosions and rifle fire in the distance, the signal on when Lt. Powell and Lt. Fairburne would begin their attack, Barnes acted quick and commandeered a German Flak 36 gun. Using this cannon, Barnes manages to stall German reinforcements from arriving at the underground facility just long enough for the two Allied soldiers to escape. Upon hearing from them via portable radio that they're out of the facility, Barnes himself makes it away from the combat zone towards Soviet lines, and successfully links up with Soviet deities Capt. Viktor Reznov, Pvt. Dimitri Petrenko, Pvt. Vasili Ivanovich Koslov, and Vasily Zaytsev. They then take him to Marshal Zhukov, who in turn thanks Barnes for his part in helping soften up German defenses around Berlin. After congratulating the American paratrooper, Zhukov gives the Sergeant the directions on where his fellow Allied operatives went, complete with a personal letter of thanks addressed to President Roosevelt.
    • At some point following this battle on the outskirts of Berlin, after linking up with Powell and Fairburne, Barnes was able to save a young boy named Jojo Beltzer, who was caught in the middle of a firefight between several Waffen-SS soldiers and his Soviet and fellow American allies. Upon killing several and forcing the Germans to make a hasty retreat, the Soviets capture the boy, assuming him to be in league with the Germans. Fortunately for Jojo, before he can be harmed or even shot by the vengeful Soviets, Reznov in particular, Fairburne and Barnes come to his aid, having noticed from his tone and body language that he wasn't in any way a fanatic and was just scared and clueless. As it turns out, Jojo, despite having ascended as a deity relating to the Nazi Protagonist trope, is anything but a Nazi, having renounced his beliefs in them entirely when his universe's World War II ended. He also told the OSS agents that he was glad that they were around, as from previous experiences he had almost been executed by the Soviets once already. From this encounter, Barnes, and by extension Fairburne, strike a friendship with Jojo, with Barnes teaching the boy about a few poems that the Sergeant read and memorized when he wasn't in combat, while Fairburne had told Jojo about his own youth and eventual dislike the Nazi ideology, the Lieutenant being of German descent himself.
  • Whilst the Berlin mission ultimately ended on a bittersweet note, with Powell and Fairburne unable to take out the Nazis' new wonderweapons project completely but at least gathering more than enough intelligence on what they're facing, Barnes, along the other members of the 101st Airborne in the Pantheon, would soon be deployed to a completely new location: the Principality of Eylstadt, which had been taken over and occupied by German forces following its ascension. Whilst an Alternate Timeline equivalent of Austria, a country that Easy Company at least had been to during their deployment, Barnes, Baker's, and Hartsock's squads haven't. Despite this issue, once they parachute into Eylstadt, they begin launching attacks against German positions around the capital city of Landsbruck. Barnes, for his part, would end up saving Eylstadt's Propaganda Hero Izetta from her Arch-Enemy Sophie, by manning a Flakvierling 38 and firing at the evil White Witch's direction, just enough of an opening for Izetta to deal a severe blow to her opponent and force her into retreat. In addition to Eylstadt, Barnes would also see action several times in the Netherlands, serving alongside the rest of the 101st Airborne in and around Eindhoven and Hell's Highway, fighting against heavily-armed Heer Infantry and Waffen-SS units deployed in the area. It would be around Hell's Highway, in fact, that Barnes would meet fellow paratrooper Cpl. Boyd Travers of the 17th Airborne Division for the first time. Both paratroopers, with help from Baker's and Hartsock's squads, would end up fighting alongside one another, at one point participating in the destruction of at least four Tiger I Heavy tanks attempting to launch a counterattack down Hell's Highway.
  • When not in combat, Sgt. Jack Barnes can often be seen with the deities from the Girls und Panzer universe. Thanks to his ability to crew tanks as well as artillery pieces singlehandedly, he was able to impress virtually all of them during one of their tankery matches. Of the girls, the one who was most impressed with the Sergeant's skills was Katyusha, who specialized in the use of Soviet tanks, which included T-34 tanks similar to the one Barnes had used in Berlin. It was through their shared experience in crewing Soviet tanks that the two formed an Odd Friendship of sorts. Barnes himself would often crew a T-34 in Pravda High School's markings during matches, scoring more than few victories in tankery matches, at one point even besting the crew of the M4A3E8 Fury, who happen to be experienced American tankers and take part in tankery matches on a regular basis.
"The Fall of Berlin was a bloody nightmare of house-to-house combat. The Soviet losses were staggering. But from the moment Red soldiers raised their flag over the Reichstag, the Allies had sealed Germany's fate. The long War for Europe was over. Adolf Hitler, who had promised a thousand years of pain, lay dead in his bunker. Soon they'll draft and sign the usual treaties, award their medals and campaign medals, build their memorials. But mourning the countless dead...That won't end in our lifetime. Until the generations that follow, I offer the prayer that somehow we find our way to a lasting peace. Sergeant Jack Barnes, May 1945."

    Schutzvollstrecker 
Lt. Karl Fairburne: "Intelligence operatives in North Africa have uncovered a plan to assassinate Winston Churchill. The source in unclear, but they also mentioned a fresh deployment of specialized troops for the task. More Elites? And then my name comes up: "Even your Desert Ghost can't stop them." "

Schutzvollstrecker, Unholy Unit Of Assassination Attempts

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Clockwise from bottom left:Clockwise from bottom left:Oberstleutnant Raubvogel, Schutzvollstrecker Officer, Schutzvollstrecker soldiers, one of Raubvogel's elite Snipers
Weapons and vehicles used by the Schutzvollstrecker (Clockwise from bottom left: Panzerschreck Teufelsfeuer launcher, Panzer III Ausf. N Medium Tank, Sd. Kfz. 250 armored half-track) 
  • Unit of Demigods
  • Symbol: Regular Schutzollstrecker soldiers have their dark gray camo uniforms, helmets, and the Teufelsfeuer launcher. Raubvogel's Elite Snipers have their unique camo uniforms. Raubvogel's in his unique plate armor and Cool Mask
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio:
  • Domains: Warfare, Assassinations, Weapons, Sniping
  • Allies:
  • Enemies:
  • The Schutzvollstrecker, or "Executors" in English, were an elite and enigmatic unit of the German Army. They were led by a mysterious and eccentric officer by the name of Oberstleutnant Raubvogel, who was also a very skilled sniper. Sent to the North African Theater of Operations in January 1943, they had two tasks: to test out their new Super Prototype rocket launcher the Teufelsfeuer Panzerschreck RPzb 60, and to assassinate two major thorns on the Allied side: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who would be attending an important meeting in Casablanca, and the "Desert Ghost", Lt. Karl Fairburne, the latter of whom for helping foil numerous Axis operations in North Africa, which at that point included killing a Body Double of Hitler during an important meeting. The unit would set up its main base of operations in the Rif Mountains, in northern Morocco, where they would also set up testing facilities for their new launcher, practice ranges for Raubvogel and his elite snipers, and a Torture Cellar for interrogating Allied prisoners for vital intellgience.
  • In order to lure Fairburne right where they wanted them, Raubvogel set up a trap at the Siwa Oasis, which had since been recaptured by Axis Forces thanks to the Schutzvollstrecker's help. Several Schutzvollstrecker squads alongside regular Afrika Korps soldiers concealed themselves on the southern end of the oasis town, while Raubvogel had left a note for Fairburne in the fake command tent that they had set up in the center of the town. It very nearly worked to perfection, with the Desert Ghost caught completely by suprise. However, he managed to outwit even the Elite Mooks of the Schutzvollstrecker by managing to either sneak past their patrols quietly, or by silently killing them. What's more, thanks to Karl's impromptu interrogation of a German truck driver, he was able to find out the location of their Morocco base, which Karl decided would be his next target.
  • Making his way into the Schutzvollstrecker HQ, Fairburne discovered Raubvogel's Evil Plan, the Schutzvollstrecker's war crimes against Allied POWs, and evidence of their new wonderweapon the Teufelsfeur. Realizing that they were already making their move on the British Prime Minister, Fairburne decided to dismantle the unit's operations by blowing up their shipments of Teufelsfeuer launchers, before escaping their mountain base and pursuing Raubvogel and his men.
  • As it turned out, Raubvogel and the Schutzvollstrecker were Crazy-Prepared with regard to their planning and execution of their Assassination Attempt on Churchill and his convoy, having prepared no less than five coordinated threats against the Prime Minister. These included: mortars, Anti-Vehicle mines, Schutzvollstrecker soldiers armed with Teufelsfeuer launchers, a Panzer III Medium Tank, and finally, an elite team of snipers under Raubvogel's personal command. In addition, Raubvogel had set up a trap for Fairburne inside of a desert oasis full of thick vegetation, where he and the German sniper team would attempt to kill him for real. Despite being heavily outnumbered and outgunned, Fairburne managed to overcome every single one of these obstacles, culminating in him and Raubvogel having their long-awaited Sniper Duel in the Moroccan oasis. Ultimately, Karl would manage to kill the Schutzvollstrecker commander with a well-placed bullet to an unarmored section of his body. Following this duel, the remaining Schutzvollstrecker soldiers were either killed or captured by Allied reinforcements, with the unit being practically destroyed. Churchill's convoy would travel undisturbed and without incident, while Fairburne would go on to claim Raubvogel's Cool Mask as a trophy for himself.
  • Despite their failure to assassinate Churchill, the Schutzvollstrecker's actions, their advanced weapons, and the skill of Raubvogel and the unit's members in combat against regular soldiers was enough for the unit to earn notice from the various Nazi Germans in the Pantheon. General Franz Vahlen in particular, who had served in the North African Campaign alongside the Schutzvollstrecker, vouched for their ascension, seeing the potential that the unit and advanced weaponry could serve under his personal command. Ultimately, the other Nazis and their close allies agreed to Vahlen's proposal, deciding to resurrect and ascend the group as a whole to do the Nazi leadership's bidding.
  • And so, during one seemingly uneventful day in the deserts of the Pantheon, the Schutzvollstrecker, still led by Raubvogel, had appeared. Sure enough, they were greeted by the aforementioned General Vahlen, who welcomed Raubvogel and his men. Accompanying Vahlen were Dr. Rene Belloq and Gestapo member Arnold Ernst Toht, both of whom were close associates of the former. The Nazi General then asked the Lieutenant Colonel and his men to follow him to the General's Temple, the Ratte Factory, where they were to explain to the newly-ascended unit about what had happened to them, and where exactly they were now. Unsurprisingly, all of the Schutzvollstrecker, Raubvogel especially, were shocked and angered upon finding out that they had indeed been killed and wiped out at the hands of Lt. Karl Fairburne, who was himself a deity lurking in the same Pantheon as they were. Vahlen then asked Raubvogel if he would be keen on helping the other Nazis in the Pantheon with their war effort against the ascended Western Allies, Soviets, and several non-aligned threats, to which the Lieutenant Colonel and all of his men present agreed, on the condition that their new allies help them track and kill Karl Fairburne.
  • Having agreed to each others' terms, the Schutzvollstrecker are officially assigned the title of Unholy Unit Of Assassination Attempts. With this, Raubvogel is formally introduced to Vahlen's superior within the Pantheon, Johann Schmidt, who immediately tells the Schutzvollstrecker leader that he is a huge fan of their work, particularly the Teufelsfeuer launcher that the unit had developed and fielded. Schmidt had assured Raubvogel that their revolutionary weapon would be put to good use and be mass produced under his supervision. The only thing that Schmidt asked for in exchange from the unit was that they serve as bodyguards for several high-ranking Nazis, in addition to continuing their jobs as elite assassins of the Nazi regime.
  • Following their official ascension and instatement into the Pantheon, their already-lethal arsenal of vehicles and weaponry are supplanted with more advanced designs, courtest of HYDRA's Dr. Arnim Zola and Nazi General Wilhelm "Deathshead" Strasse. Like the Valkyrie Jager, Waffen Storm Leaders, and Nazi Storm Elites before them, they receive weapons like the STG 46 and STG 60 assault rifles, upgrades to their uniforms and equipment, and additional training to make them even more competent soldiers.
    • On the topic of the aforementioned soldiers, the Schutzvollstrecker are practically on par with their Luftwaffe and Waffen-SS counterparts in terms of combat experience, skill, and even endurance, in essence being their Heer (Army) counterparts in all but name. Like the aforementioned units, the Schutzvollstrecker prove to be much harder to fight and defeat than your run-of-the-mill Nazi Mooks, as many Allied and Soviet soldiers find out the hard way.
    • In order to make up for their fewer numbers, Raubvogel begins assigning various Regular German Infantry into their ranks to serve as additional manpower and firepower. Much like the Afrika Korps members before them, these Heer Infanterie find both their leader and the soldiers under him to be rather eccentric and cold individuals, while many Schutzvollstrecker soldiers themselves see their regular Army counterparts as nothing more than glorified Cannon Fodder and auxiliaries.
  • While a number of Schutzvollstrecker soldiers in the Pantheon would go on to serve as Praetorian Guard for men like the aforementioned Franz Vahlen, Raubvogel's elite sniper team and a handful of Teufelsfeuer soldiers would remain committed to their original goal: to assassinate high-ranking Allied leaders, which now include a few Soviet officers into the mix. It's also because of this that the unit is now deployed across several new theaters of war outside of the North African one. Among their biggest priority targets now include American President Franklin D. Roosevelt, scientists such as Dr. Abraham Erskine, and Soviet Marshal Georgy Zhukov. Their most recent target, given to them by Lt. Col. Arnold Berkman, has been to take out the current leader of the Principality of Eylstadt, Archduchess Ortfine Fredericka von Eylstadt. Raubvogel agrees to the challenge offered by the former Germanian Army officer ,despite the highly likely chance of being pitted against the much more powerful witch Izetta, who guards both her home country and its leader with her Undying Loyalty and life.
    • On the topic of Berkman, the Lieutenant Colonel himself has decided to join the unit as a part-time member and intelligence officer. Berkman himself has since preferred the company of Army soldiers over those of the SS (having been betrayed by his universe's version of the SS by order of Kaiser Otto) as well as seeing the unit's various deployments as a way to satisfy his own curiosity. He himself now has several Schutzvollstrecker soldiers accompanying and serving directly under him most of the time, himself having become a strategic target by several Allied agents. It's also through Berkman that Sophie is introduced to the unit and vice versa. Having realized the potential of more modern weaponry like firearms and rocket launchers following her own ascension, she asks the Schutzvollstrecker for a Teufelsfeuer launcher that she can wield herself, to which Raubvogel agrees, in exchange for her helping them distract Izetta once they enact their Assassination Attempt against Fine.
    • Targeting major Allied leaders also has one other benefit: attracting the attention of elite Allied soldiers and agents onto their trail, Karl Fairburne in particular. In essence, this would kill two birds with one stone for Raubvogel and his men, given that they've already done this to Fairburne in North Africa. Aside from Fairburne, several other major targets under this category soon emerge: Lt. Mike Powell of the 2nd Ranger Battalion, famed Nazi Hunter B.J. Blaskowicz, Captain Steve Rogers and Sgt. James Barnes of the SSR, and various Rangers hailing from Charlie and Dog Companies of the 2nd Ranger Battalion.
  • Among some of the Nazis and their allies that the Schutzvollstrecker become close with include Major Erwin Konig, himself a very skilled sniper like Raubvogel, and the Four Libertines, four Italian Fascist officials with a penchant for Cold-Blooded Torture not unlike the ones the Schutzvollstrecker performed.
    • With regards to Konig, it's Raubvogel and his elite sniper team that approach the Major first, the former asking the latter to help train his men to be even better snipers. The Major agrees, on the condition that Raubvogel and his snipers help him deal with his Arch-Enemy, the famed Soviet sniper Vasily Zaytsev, who had in fact killed Konig in the past prior to the Major's ascension. The Oberstleutnant also sees this as a possible opportunity to lure out other high-ranking or important Soviet targets, such as the aforementioned Marshal Zhukov, as well as Soviet heroes Viktor Reznov and Dimitri Petrenko (who also happen to be Zhukov's closest allies alongside Zaytsev).
    • As for the Libertines, it's the regular Schutzvollstrecker soldiers who become fascinated with their "work". Having tortured Allied prisoners for intel during the North African Campaign, they ask their new Italian allies to teach them their methods, so that they could hopefully get their captives to break and thus divulge vital intelligence at a much faster rate, lest they suffer for it and die a slow and painful death. In exchange for this, several Schutzvollstrecker soldiers also serve as bodyguards for them, not unlike the Valkyrie Jager and Waffen Storm Leaders in this regard.
  • Aside from serving as bodyguards and assassins, the unit is also given one other task: to test out some of the more advanced small weapons and ground vehicles developed and fielded by the Nazi War Machine. In essence, they're also the Heer counterpart to the Nemesis Squadron of the German Luftwaffe. Weapons issued for this unit to test include, among others, further developments of the aforementioned STG 60 line weapons, as well as more unconventional weapons like the Laserkraftwerk and Dieselkraftwerk, which are a Ray Gun and flamethrower, respectively. All originally hail from "Deathshead"'s universe, where they were issued to his universe's Nazi soldiers. With the help of the Schutzvollstrecker, Strasse hopes to continue this rearmament program to the rest of the Nazi Forces stationed in the Pantheon.
  • Despite being very competent and skilled soldiers, even they have enemies whom they are no match for. Most notable amongst them is The Doctor, who was, at one point, a very close friend of Winston Churchill, the very man the Schutzvollstrecker had tried and failed to kill. Rather than be discouraged, however, Raubvogel sees going after this particular deity as a challenge that he would willingly accept. He decides to back off on going after the Time Lord for time being, figuring that there must be a weapon that can be developed to take them out when the time is right.
Lt Karl Fairburne: "Raubvogel plans to assassinate Churchill en route to the Casablanca Convention. I don't know how many men were tortured before he learned the location of the conference. But one man broke. That's all it took. Time is of the essence. I have to make sure Churchill lives. I'll have to clear out any garrisoned troops and eliminate Raubvogel. Allied Forces will hold for a time...But not long if the Germans have spotter crews in the hills for mortars. The Germans will already have an ambush placed for his convoy. Some Teufelsfeuer launchers got through - they'll be defending the central Roman ruins. When I get to Raubvogel, I'll need to watch out for traps and every dirty trick in the book."

Quasideities

    Wiz and Boomstick 
Wizard and Boomstick, Judges of The Gods Fighting Among Themselves (Wiz and Boomstick, Wizstick/Boomzard)
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Wiz (left) and Boomstick (right)
  • Quasideities, but with the authority of Greater Gods
  • Symbol: The Death Battle Logo, Boomstick's "Cutie Mark" of a bottle of booze, crossed by two shotguns.
  • Theme Song: Wiz and Boomstick
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Stand(s): 99 Bottles (Boomstick)
  • Portfolio: Pitting Gods Against Each Other in the Ring, Equalizing Opponents to a Degree, Tricking People, Contrasting Personalities, Trying to be Fair and Sometimes Failing
  • Domains: War, Competition, Combat, Reality TV, Fun, Knowledge
  • Followers: The casts of Deadliest Warrior, Jurassic Fight Club, and Death Battle Equestria
  • Most Legendary Battles:
  • Most Controversial Battles:
  • Rivals: EpicLLOYD and Nice Peter
  • Supported by: Teseo {Grimoired Seven}
  • Opposed by: Mr. Rogers, Link, Himura Kenshin, Bowser, M. Bison, 9-volt and 18-volt, Captain Martin Walker, Aang, Katara, The Elric Brothers
  • Complicated Relationships: Sarge (Boomstick's father)
  • Ignored by: Captain Planet
  • What if Character X from Series A fought Character Y from Series B? Who would win that one? A question repeatedly asked any time two similar popular characters from separate works exist. With the advent of the Internet, many have taken it upon themselves to figure out hypothetical answers to these questions after researching the feats, strengths, and weaknesses of these characters, and put a vision to life as to how these battles would play out. Of these, Screw Attack's Death Battle, hosted by the stoic scientist Wizard and the loud alcoholic Boomstick, would gain absolute infamy with the people.
    • Despite Deadliest Warrior technically coming first in cross-culture fighting, it was deemed that Wiz and Boomstick were "just more fun." Therefore, the hosts of Death Battle were deified and allowed to practice their wares in the Pantheon. Despite this, DW hosts Geoff Desmoulin, Armand Dorian, and Richard "Mack" Machowicz want the Pantheon to review their decision as they felt Wiz and Boomstick lacked the proper X-Factors to be judges. This has gone unheeded thus far.
  • Wiz and Boomstick have thus far involved over a hundred deified and un-deified characters in matches so far. They take requests from the Pantheon, but they try to be as fair as possible in setting up the matches.
  • A moral conundrum exists in that these are supposed to be fights to the death, yet they often pit heroic and virtuous characters who would not kill unless necessary against each other with the same fervor as they do villainous characters who have no such qualms. This practice would be controversial... if not for the fact that their fights are by and large battle simulations. What usually happens is one of two things:
    1. The contestants actively partake in the simulation via one of Wiz's prearranged battlefields, so their "death" is automatically undone shortly after the fight is over; still, they do feel some residual pain from the event. This is usually what happens when you get two contestants who are both normally non-lethal fighters on the side of good, or already friends or allies of some sort.
    2. Some interns working for them capture footage of a real conflict and allow it to play out naturally, recording it for the sake of the hosts so they can adapt it through their automatic simulator as well as the proper authorities if need be. This is especially likely to be the case when the battles are good versus evil. On that note, they have two protocols depending on whether a killing blow is achieved.
      1. If the conflict ends fatally, it gets reported to both the Houses of Life and Death, who would then have to find and resurrect the loser, and the Court of the Gods, to potentially adopt a disciplinary resolution based on how the fight started. Per an agreement with the authorities, the hosts will wait until after these steps are taken before adapting and using the footage.
      2. If a clear winner emerges but leaves their opponent breathing, the simulator will identify said winner prior to that decision, allowing the hosts to cut it out of the footage if necessary, then create its own conclusion with a killing blow depicted so they can still put the battle in their catalog.
    3. Otherwise, simulations of the characters are used in a simulated environment, and the the video is broadcast like their other episodes. As a side effect, this may at least draw attention of the two "used" for the battle.
    • Still, their champion, Fred Rogers, refuses to condone their actions in prolonging these "glorified gladiator games". Wiz and Boomstick for their part just ignore him. After all, putting him in the ring to fight is pointless, since he did ascend through the The Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny, which somehow makes him immune to this type of thing.
  • Many consider their work in pitting Superman against Son Goku to be their earliest crowning achievement given that these were the ultimate iconic heroes of American and Japanese media. Though in a similar but more memetic vein, being able to orchestrate a fight between Chuck Norris and Segata Sanshiro recorded in advance as their means of ascension gave that a run for its money from the moment it was even rumored.
  • Despite being low in power, their authority is unmistakable; sometimes it seems as though nobody would dare argue with these guys when they go to drag a god into one of their controlled rings. There's usually a temporary power boost or small prize involved for the winner, they often take advantage of situations that are already there, and there are special properties to their work, but that doesn't fully explain it. Occasionally, however, this authority has been undermined or subverted, with Pinkie Pie and Deadpool being a unique example.
  • Boomstick sometimes gets into trouble around the House. Link in particular isn't too happy he called him a fairy. Because of this, Kenshin is hoping that he is not called upon for any future Death Battles.
  • Recently, Boomstick has been looking around the Houses of Weapons and The Great Treasury to look for weapons and such to add into a list of greatest weapons in video games.
    • When he isn't busy with the above or his deific labor, Boomstick occasionally patrols the House of Music under the premise of "hunting annoying tween popstars". He wants to make damn certain that a particular "musical abomination" never gets inside.
    • However, he gains the respect of the other Justin, one who's named Timberlake.
  • Bowser has some hate for Wizard, who has once dissected one of his Goombas.
  • Nobody could understand just how Boomstick can successfully compare Master Bison to Captain Planet, of all people. He has earned Bison's eternal hate for that. No comment from Planet, though.
  • When they had announced that they were bringing Godzilla in for a Death Battle against one of his followers, Gamera, everyone in the Pantheon looked in fear. To be fair, if a mad scientist college student and a perverted loudmouth trucker start telling everyone they can somehow corral two giant Kaiju into a controlled fight and somehow it won't end in disaster… yeah, nobody's buying that. Luckily, Teseo wanted to see it, so he used Hack the Planet to have the two connected into a digital city constructed by Wiz as they slept, effectively inducing the fight as a shared dream. The King of the Monsters ultimately defended his title, overpowering the giant turtle. When Gamera later ascended with his own temple, Boomstick was quick to boast and take credit on his and Wiz's behalf.
  • Nearly brought about the destruction of the Pantheon (again) during the Ragna vs. Sol battle when the copy of Ragna they summoned to fight Sol lost control and transformed into the Black Beast during the battle. It was only by Sol using full Gear mode did they prevent a full-on catastrophe from happening, but Sol is exasperated at the fact that Boomstick believes he won only because "he had more belts."
    • After Dante ended up being defeated by a white-coated super-clone of Ragna in under a minute, Wiz and Boomstick have gone on record stating that they don't know how it happened. Wiz's words in private seem to indicate that it was a test subject for the final battle that got scrapped, but it got too powerful just to dispose of quietly. Rumor has it they're hiding him as a sort of bodyguard and last-resort in case some gods or mortals start getting uppity about "unfair" results.
  • After the results of the conflict between Yang and Tifa, Boomstick was spotted asking Team RWBY about real estate availability in Vale, preferably as close to the city wall's gate as possible. No word back about his potential retirement home.
  • Wiz and Boomstick's fights, no matter the method, also seemingly tend to "level" the playing field by equalizing their opponents' capabilities to a degree, as well as bending them according to the team's research. This causes consternation when a contestant perceived to be weaker, or, more accurately, a contestant from a seemingly weaker franchise, manages to beat their rival from a stronger franchise. Take Bayonetta's Death Battle with Dante, for example. While its first point of notoriety came from the assistance of their allies Jeanne and Trish jumping in, the first time such a thing has ever been done… Dante skewering Madama Butterfly before blowing up the Umbra Witch caused consternation with many of Bayonetta's supporters, including some of Death Battle's behind the scenes researchers, who all claimed that Bayonetta was leagues stronger than Dante based on things such as the kind of threats they'd each faced. However, Dante's supporters would point out that his specialty is killing powerful demons and he has even defeated lords of hell — exactly the kind of demons Bayonetta summons in her work — and that Bayonetta's victories over Jubileus and Loptr came with help via tandem summons. Bayonetta, for her part, would sulk about how the hosts wouldn't let her go back and retrieve her specialized angel weapons before the fight.
  • Pretty much everyone in the Pantheon "Oh'd" in surprise when they learned that Boomstick's dad is Sarge. In hindsight, it made so much sense.
  • In one of their latest Death Battles, they roped Deadpool back in for a fight, and this time pitted him against Pinkie Pie. Much to their consternation, putting two fourth-wall breakers turned out to be a bad idea, since they decided to break out of the hosts' Greater God authority and screw them over and ended their battle with a party. Roping in the Merc With a Mouth on his birthday probably didn't help.
    • After learning that a Cutie Mark is a "butt tattoo" you get when you find your special talent, Boomstick claims that he too got one, after waking up with a tattoo of a bottle booze crossed with two shotguns. When Wiz tried to point out that this is not what happened, he countered that booze and guns do define his life.
  • When The Fullmetal Alchemist and The Last Airbender discovered that their first encounter got doctored into a Death Battle with Aang killing Edward, they were appropriately horrified. Both are clear good guys who value human life, yet still somehow got hot-tempered enough over petty noise that Aang entered the Avatar State to defeat Ed. In the real version of events, Aang intended to subdue Ed by sealing off his alchemy temporarily, and even then was talked down by Katara and Alphonse arriving in the nick of time. Needless to say, after seeing that, none of the four are big fans, although Wiz admitting Aang would hardly kill anyone in canon did at least leave him some saving grace with Katara.
  • Eventually took things to the next level with the Death Battle between Nightwing and Daredevil, where Wizard was able to forge a live-action simulation field for the contestants to fight in. Even Boomstick was thoroughly surprised at this new invention. As for the results, it was deduced that Nightwing proved superior, even if only barely.
  • Apparently, Wiz has a crush on Prince Zuko, of all people. Zuko's not entirely comfortable with that.
  • Boomstick really doesn't like Goro, largely because the Shokan Prince reminds him of the four-armed man his ex-wife left him for. Goro has No Sympathy for Boomstick, stating that he doesn't deserve to have a wife if he wastes himself on booze and gluttony instead.
  • Wiz: "It's our job to analyze their weapons, armor and skills to find out who would win a Death Battle!"
  • Boomstick: "IT'S TIME FOR A DEATH BATTLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEEEEE!"


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