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    Eliphas (Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL
Eliphas, God of Knight Templars (The Radiant)
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  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: New Orders 13: Etherical Amon
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil -> Lawful Neutral
  • Portfolio: Wanting to Rank Up the chosen of the Astral World Methods be damned (Until his defeat... somewhat), Deconstructed Purity, The will of the Astral World, Order not being Good but still Somewhat Morally better than Chaos, Shining Draw whenever he feels like it, Angelic Transformations, Heroic Sacrifices, Egyptian Motifs
  • Domains: Law, Order, Light, Decay (formerly), Space, Ranks, Purity, Extremism
  • Heralds: The Yliaster
  • High Priests: The Royal Knights
  • Followers: Yomotsu Hirasaka, Danzo, The Forever Knights, Jet
  • Allies: Astral, Dartz, Eiki Shiki, Saiou "Sartorius" Takuma, Madoka Kaname, Oriko Mikuni, Two-Face (good side only), Hotaru
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Yuma, Tsukumo, Rei, Shingetsu, Shark
  • Enemies: YHVH, Metatron, Lucifer, Homura Akemi and practically anyone from the Grand United Alliance of Chaos (except maybe Asura), Sora Shiun'in, Judai "Jaden" Yuki, Sho Marufuji, Yusei Fudo, Yubel, Bruno/Johnny, Aichi Sendou, Shobu Kirifuda, Koichi Kimura, the Trollkaiger, Light Yagami, The OTHER Eliphas, Lucemon, Havik
  • Opposes: Chaos (naturally and obviously)
  • Conflicting Opinions: The Incubators
  • He was ascended to replace Altena under the request of Yuma Tsukumo and Eiki Shiki to be able to reform the GUAL. They actually had a good case for this, with Eliphas being from the Astral World, under threat from the attacks of the Barians. The Astral World and the Barian World were once one realm, but its inhabitants separated the two in an attempt to remove chaos from their world so that they could achieve Rank-Up. However, removing chaos has only led the Astral World to stagnate and decay, with its citizens falling prey to diseases and despair. In the aim of saving Astral World he was willing to allow the Human World to be destroyed, and would have Mind Raped his own herald Astral in further service of that goal if Yuma hadn't kicked his butt.
  • After his ascension, he tried to ally himself with YHVH and the GUAL due to sharing the same wish for a perfect world. Many feared he would go back to do similar stuff in the Pantheon as he did in the Astral World but Eliphas has started to work with Eiki Shiki to turn back the GUAL into its former Pure Law glory instead of the corrupted variant they both found. Also, because hey, he does owe Yuma for saving the Astral World.
    • Though he blames Lucifer and believes he was somehow responsible for this because in his mind, corruption=chaos and chaos=evil. Eiki had to metaphorically (and some say that even literally) pull his ear and scold him for this ridiculous leap in logic.
  • He rarely exits neither the Astral World nor his temple unless it's a very extraordinary situation. He prefers sending his herald Astral if something needs to be done. Eiki Shiki thinks that this is for the better, as Eliphas' Lawful Evil/Neutral and Astral's Lawful Good balance each other and this is what the Yamaxanadu was what she was planning to do with YHVH.
    • This has made Astral and Metatron acquaintances but Astral does think that he and his Master could be a lot less extreme. He gets along a little bit better with Mastema, but the Angel of Hostility can be an asshole half of the time.
  • Has started to oppose the Grand United Alliance of Chaos. While he agrees that they are not as abominable as the Barian World influenced by Don Thousand, he still thinks that a pure world can only be attained by eliminating chaos. Lucifer replied to him that his wish of evolution is a Chaotic one in nature, and as nasty as Don Thousand was, Eliphas was/is deluding himself if he believed no one would complain at his tyranny. Or for that manner, that change could be achieved without the intervention of chaos.
    • Though he doesn't seem like opposing Asura. Possibly because Yuma asked not to, or simply because he is smart enough to not even bother.
  • He also respects a little the Hope Bringers in the Pantheon, especially Madoka Kaname for ascending and attempting to work with the Incubators (as much as that backfired) and Kouta Kazuraba for more-or-less and his devotion to ideals. (Then again, being beaten by an untransformed Hope Bringer would make anyone respect them...)
    • However, Eliphas is deathly afraid of Flynn and avoids him like the plague after hearing what he did to Ancient of Days.
  • Absolutely hates the Trollkaigers, as not only it was one like them that temporarily corrupted his herald, they have started to annoy him due to that defeat he had and since the one who defeated him is considered a moron, they say he's a moron by proxy. He has a No Trolls Allowed! poster outside his temple ever since and is planning to make the order on the House of Commerce the standard for the rest of the Pantheon. It's not hard for most of the deities to agree on this one.
  • Does not know what to make of the Incubators. He thinks he would have employed them back in the bad days of his world so that they could have that decay and despair that was unnecessary for the Astral World, but now that his world was rewritten, he has no need for that. He does think that the Pantheon and Homura have been a bit too harsh on them as they were doing what they were doing for a good cause.
  • Does not like Light Yagami. Eliphas thinks he could have been such a prospective chosen one for rank up and the cause of purity, but he has been too consumed by his ego to be that. Shame, as he said.
  • Has been trying to snap Sartorius out of his brainwashing as the first step towards a perfect GUAL. It would be better if he was conscious while he preaches about the Light, as he believes it to be.
    • He earned the ire of one Judai Yuki by doing this because he wanted to help his friend to be outside the influence of the Great Will. The feeling is mutual since he feels that the humanoid duelist's ability to have lucky draws that aren't a Shining Draw must be somehow related to the Chaos Barian Draws he despises so much.
    • Yusei Fudo also hates him for being similar to Paradox, Yliaster/Aporia and Z-ONE. He simply shrugged this time.
  • May YHVH have mercy on thy soul, because Eliphas will not have any if thou even suggest he could ever be... Chaotic! - Eliphas 13:13
    • . ..Not that it helps since most of the Chaos Marines like to annoy him by quoting lines from the Chaos Lord Eliphas the Inheritor in front of him the few times he is around the Pantheon. To which he always responds by zapping those Chaotic fouls.
      • Then they started to delegate this to Astral. Eliphas almost smote his herald before Yuma stopped him. He has ever since banned him from going anywhere near them anymore. Which technically speaking, he already banned him to... He simply was more lenient with him about that.
  • While he hates Lucifer for being Chaos Incarnate, there's someone else he hates even more: Homura Akemi. Hates, hates, hates, hates, hates her. Hates her guts. Hates how "damned" (aka selfish and driven by desire) she is. Hates how she cheated her way into "rank up" by stealing the powers of a worthy ascended one.
  • Doesn't like the Lord of Nightmares, however, nothing has really come out of it since he's not stupid enough to provoke her.
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Greater Gods

    Bizarro 
Bizarro, God of Oddball Doppelgangers (B-0, Kent Clark, Not-Bizarro)
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    Reinforce Eins 
Reinforce Eins, The Goddess Who Wasn't Really Evil (Eins, The Will of the Book of Darkness, Kurohane, The Tome of the Night Sky)
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    Tezcatlipoca 
Tezcatlipoca, God of Bad People Showing Kindness (Smoking Mirror, The Mocker, Titlacauannote , The Young Man, Necoc Yaotlnote , Tloque Nahuaquepnote , Ipalnemoaninote , Yohualli Èhecatlnote , Ome Acatlnote , Ilhuicahua Tlalticpaquenote )
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Intermediate Gods

    Egil 
Egil, God of Well-Intentioned Antagonism (Leader of Mechonis, Aegir)
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    Kuvira 
Kuvira, Goddess of Villains With Valid Arguments (The Great Uniter)
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  • Intermediate Goddess
  • Symbol: The Earth Empire insignia
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil, maybe Lawful Neutral now
  • Portfolio: Exceptional Earth- and Metalbender, Iron Lady of War, Utopia Justifies the Means, Ambiguously Evil and Virtuous Anti-Villain, The Generalissimo, Sees Teammates as Tools But is Otherwise Polite So Long as She is Not Questioned, The Chessmaster, Combat Pragmatist, Consummate Liar and Professional, Crazy-Prepared Control Freak, Well-Intentioned Extremist, Forgot Her Original Goal Only to Remember in the End, Drunk with Power, Proud and Temperamental, Long-Range Fighter, Travels On a Maglev, Will Chain Dissenters to Railways, Skilled in Metal Strangle, Sour Outside, Sad Inside, Parental Abandonment, Break the Haughty, Life Owed to Korra, Surrenders After Defeat
  • Domains: Earth, Metal, Order
  • Allies: Satsuki Kiryuin
  • Enemies: Zaheer, Amon, the House of Plants, Hero Killer Stain (former holder), High Councilor Kal-El/Regime Superman, Ahtal-Ka, Hilda
  • Respects: Avatar Korra
  • Opposed by: Asami Sato, Tenzin, Lin Beifong, Bolin, Mako, Varrick, Toph Beifong, Katara, Zuko, Greed, Olivier Armstrong, Maes Hughes, Princess Zelda, most in the Hall of Nature Preservers and the House of Plants
  • Opposes: Ozai, Ragyo Kiryuin
  • Coming from the wake of losing the Earth Queen to the Red Lotus, the chaos that ensued in the Earth Kingdom required order to return. With the Avatar in recovery and later missing, someone had to pick up the slack. However, the replacement king-to-be was unfit to rule given his privileged life (and even he realized that), and Suyin Beifong, the only leader in a position to fix this chaos, had refused to provide any aid, not even supplies. That's where Kuvira came in. Dejected at Suyin's refusal to help, and resolved to not let the feeling of abandonment affect the Earth Kingdom as it did her, she left Suyin's city of Zaofu behind, picked up the slack, and became the Kingdom's temporary leader, only to then reform and unite it as a militaristic force of authoritarian purity known as the Earth Empire.
    • After a harrowing fight against bandits, dissidents within her ranks, the resistance of Zaofu as well as Republic City, and finally against the Avatar herself and her friends, Kuvira and her forces were eventually defeated, and Korra managed to convince her to surrender.
    • As for how she was ascended to the Pantheon, someone in the Grand United Alliance of Law decided they could use someone like her and hope to turn her to their side once more, so they set a course for her to ride in on her really cool maglev. Fortunately, Eiki Shiki managed to get to the former commander as soon as she could and brought her into the Magistrate Judges. She also sent word to Korra about Kuvira's arrival.
    • Upon meeting with the Avatar again, as well as being told of what goes on in the Pantheon, Kuvira asserts that she still plans on atoning for the crimes she's done and hopes to do that by helping Eiki Shiki's faction; YHVH's agenda definitely does not have the interests of the masses in mind, which was why she became the Great Uniter in the first place.
  • One of the few allies she's genuinely made in the Pantheon was Satsuki Kiryuin, who also was a military-style dictator who did try to save the world but in the wrong way. That said, Satsuki did hold to some morals despite that, unlike Kuvira who lost sight of what was right. Kuvira has pledged to assist Satsuki in keeping Ragyo from having her way in the Pantheon.
  • Knows full well that not everyone else would be as forgiving of her being here as Korra, especially Lin (for betraying Suyin; Greed and Olivier both agree on this part), Asami (for killing her father), and Varrick (for forcing him to make that spirit vine cannon). She'd also rather not face Toph, especially since she's her younger self here (but still with the experiences of her 'present' self).
  • Is a pariah in the Houses of Nature and Plants, due to her use of spirit vines to power her heavy weaponry. Most of the more extremist members of the house (such as Battra) actively marked her as an enemy and vowed to bring her down.
  • The metal in her uniform isn't just fashionable, she also uses them as binders, anti-dissenter tools, and even wristblades. She is a Metalbender, after all, and very good at it. If there's metal on your uniform, she will use it against you in ways such as tossing you around like a ragdoll or tying you down in dangerous situations. If you don't have any, she'll take strips of her own metal, latch it onto you, and do the same thing anyway.
  • Has drawn the interest of many mecha pilots, as while hers isn't impressive compared to theirs, the fact that she managed to create one at all in her setting is a commendable feat in and of itself. It's also made of platinum to prevent metalbenders from affecting it, though other metal manipulators like Magneto and Pyrrha aren't subject to that workaround as their powers exclusively affect metal.
    • Speaking of mechas, Kuvira's bending would serve as a hard counter for Ahtal-Ka's mech. It's gigantic and capable of fighting entire armies, sure, but is ultimately made out of stone and metal. As such, she's one of the people out there trying to keep it from causing trouble.
  • Re-education camps are a sore reminder of what she had once been, and has denounced those means.
  • Other villains (such as Giovanni) have approached Kuvira with the intent of bringing her to their side, but she turned them down, not wanting to go down the path of darkness once more.
  • Hilda might be well-liked by her subordinates just like her, but she doesn't have the best intentions in mind, and this makes her feel dedicated to stop her both to redeem herself and so that Hilda won't have her way.
  • When Kuvira embarks on a project, she will have both a best-laid plan and a contingency safeguard for that best-laid plan. Case and point, that 25-story-tall platinum mecha? Was the backup plan to carry and fire shots from a giant spirit energy cannon in case she needed the cannon in place sooner than she planned to get it there by railway. Her proficiency in combat and authoritative presence are one thing. That she's able to plan on top of her plans makes her even scarier. As a good man who's served armies he had to discover were led by evil manipulators in two different lifetimes, Maes Hughes is keenly watching out for anything out of the ordinary with her to make sure it doesn't lead to another empire march.
  • Like her, Ozai tried to conquer the world in the name of his own cause. Unlike her, Ozai's cause was simply "the strong should rule the world and the head of the Fire Nation is the strongest of all" and he's still an unrepentant believer in this idea even following his defeat. Furthermore, Ozai was cruel and repressive even to his own family, mirroring a far worse variant of what she and her husband had perceived the latter's situation to be. Even prior to her repentance she would despise such a ruler.

    Takatora Kureshima/Kamen Rider Zangetsu (Shin) 
Takatora Kureshima, God of Token Good Teammates (Kamen Rider Zangetsu, Armored Rider Zangetsu, New Generation Rider Zangetsu Shin, The White Armored Rider, Kamen Rider Gridon II)
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    Taylor Hebert 
Taylor Hebert, Goddess of Those Forced Into Villainous Roles (Skitter, Weaver, Khepri)
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  • Intermediate Goddess, Greater Goddess as Khepri
  • Symbol: A spider with a crown; the name of this symbol is a secret except to the highest levels of her church. It's the Queen Administrator, a representation of her "passenger", the source of her powers.
  • Alignment: Wants desperately to be Chaotic Good, but circumstances and her pragmatism usually cause her to fluctuate between that alignment and Lawful Evil. Chaotic Neutral as Khepri, as her passenger doesn't realize there is such a thing as "other lifeforms that aren't threats if I don't control them".
  • Portfolio: Terrible fortunes and necessity forcing amoral actions, Trying to act merciful and heroic despite nature of power more easily used as a weapon, simultaneously controlling multiple insect swarms, Consistently more competent than people assume due to cleverness with powers, Sheer refusal to give up, Horrible bug-related deaths, Chronic depression due to horrible peers
  • Domains: Animal (insect), Cunning, Intellect, Self-Sacrifice
  • Heralds: The New Undersiders, much of Earth Bet
  • Followers: a whole gaggle of Benevolent Boss Anti Villains
  • Allies: The less evil members of the House of Villains, Magneto, Eren Yaeger, Mr. Freeze, Guts, Beerus, Leverage Consulting and Associates, Kirigutsu Emiya (initially an enemy, but Contessa stepped in and showed him the history of Earth Bet as well as Taylor's own. He now regards her as something of an apprentice)
  • Rivals: Odio, most of the House of Heroism, who recognize both her virtues and less-than-admirable tactics. Cosmos is trying to get her to hang up her constant war footing, but unfortunately she's been burned by supposed Big Good females in the past. Also happy to punch Nazis with Captain America together, due to bad experience with the Empire Eighty-Eight and its descendant gangs; she has a standing deal of a two-minute head start when the situation ends.
  • Enemies: Shinn Asuka, Johann Schmidt/Red Skull, YHVH and the Grand United Alliance of Law, (they remind her of everything she despises about authority figures. Technically, this would put her in Lucifer's camp, but she's ambivalent about his anarchy). She's also not a fan of the Joker, Junko Enoshima & Monokuma, or the White either, and the feeling is mutual due to an... incident.
  • Complicated Relationship with: Amy Dallon; they've moved on from their mutual loathing and into realizing they're Not So Different. This is also why they avoid each other.
  • Odd friendship with: Izuku Midoriya
  • Resigned to: The influence of Tzeentch and the Council of Shadows in her life
  • Ascended on behalf of representatives of the House of Mentalism when they realized through data obtained from the G-Man's follower Contessa that she beat a planet-destroying Eldritch Abomination through psychological warfare. Was initially believed to be dead, hence why her ascension took so long as they kept looking in the afterlife (largely thanks to Contessa lying about having killed her). Upon being informed of what the pantheon is and her title, she is reported to have had no reaction, apart from "Okay. I'm used to it." Nobody's quite sure if she's happy she's able to be important again or upset that she's been forced back into a role she hates.
  • Cursed so that invariably, the first responders to whatever action she takes are morons who naturally frame what she does in the worst possible moral light. The rest of the Pantheon knowing many of those same morons means that they have an official policy of listening to the second responders when figuring out what she's planning, but sadly, her pragmatism means the first responders aren't all that wrong.
  • It doesn't help that, no matter where she goes, she ends up being caught up in the machinations of The Conspiracy and finds herself an extremely versatile playing piece as both scapegoat and agent. This one seems to be an echo of the Cauldron organization that kept on becoming involved with her when she was mortal.
  • Was once made a target of the Joker, Junko Enoshima, and the White for driving into nihilistic rage towards existence, mistaking her bitter acceptance of her role and pragmatism for suppressed homicidal rage. While they did manage to reawaken Khepri by pretending to kill her father Danny, they also discovered the hard way that Taylor doesn't blame other people for the misery in her life, and were entirely the focus of her vengeful fury and Mind Control powers. It took the White months to reconstitute, Junko was blinded and unable to enjoy it as Taylor ensured she would be in too much pain to really experience despair, and Joker got a face full of his own gas, though he managed to be brought back by Harley before brain death. Initially, it appeared they won anyway as Taylor's passenger began to eat her brain again, but as a deity Taylor's mind has enough existence away from her meat brain that hearing Danny calling to her was able to be mentally registered and she forced it back. To add insult to injury, as far as anyone can tell the Queen Administrator still doesn't affect Taylor's mind any more than it normally does - quite humiliating for all the conspirators.
  • Was initially assigned to Motivations For Evil, but eventually, and after the above incident involving co-workers, was accepted fully into Ambiguity. Several members of the House of Villains promptly signed a petition requesting she be sorted back, as they didn't see the problem, but as it turns out that was just the reason Odio gave for ensuring the perpetual tug-of-war over followers given their similarities was at least not constant.
  • It is believed the words "Meh, I can take her", or some other version in reference to her, even thought, makes that person fated to be utterly defeated by her.
  • An alternate version of her was transported to the Warhammer 40,000 galaxy, and became a great heroine of the Imperium of Man thanks to her fighting skills, her bug control powers and her luck, even becoming a Living Saint in the process.
  • Regularly visits her mom on an alternate earth,saying it’s the only thing she wants to do while at the pantheon.
  • Taylor eventually checked out the House of Religion and Faith out of curiosity, and met Chuck Shurley, Beerus and God note  They asked what the trope was that she ascended under, note  and she told them it was “Forced into villainy” and tells them all the times she was “forced to be a villain” (the time she had to find out information on The Undersider’s boss, the time she had to become a warlord to save Dinah, the time she had to torture Triumph to get the mayor to protect Brockton bay, etc.”) The gods (except for Beerus) disagreed with her position (with Chuck Shurley being a little rude about it), and they said that all of her actions were her own choices, not anyone one else’s (She chose to stay with The Undersiders to get information instead of letting higher-ups handle it, she chose to become a warlord to help Dinah instead of becoming a hero to assist her, she chose to torture Triumph instead of helping him and letting the mayor make his own decisions.) She denied this, and said she had to do it for the greater good. This sparked a heated argument, and Taylor quickly left in a huff back to her temple. When she arrived, she was visited by Beerus, who gave her some instant noodles and a apology. When Taylor asked what for, he said that he understood how a path taken wasn’t always a bright one. When Taylor asked him to elaborate, Beerus had this to say...
    Beerus: I’m saying I know what it’s like to oversee the nasty but necessary.
  • "All of the above? None of the above? Does it matter? Some of us wear the villain label with pride, because they want to rebel against the norms, because it's a harder, more rewarding road to travel, or because being a 'hero' often means so very little. But few people really want to see themselves as being bad or evil, whatever label they wear. I've done things I regret, I've done things I'm proud of, and I've walked the roads in between. The sliding scale is a fantasy. There are no simple answers."
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    Vayne Carudas Solidor 
Vayne Carudas Solidor, God of Evil Virtues (The Emperor of the Archadian Empire, The Dynast King, Vayne Novus, The Undying)
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  • Intermediate God (Greater God as The Undying)
  • Symbol: His Sky Fortress, "The Bahamut"
  • Theme Songs: Theme of the Empire, Battle for Freedom
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral
  • Portfolio: Affably Evil, Anti-Villain, Authority Equals Asskicking, Bare-Fisted Monk, The Chessmaster, The Conqueror, Cultured Badass, His Sephira swords, Kung-Fu Wizard, Nay-Theist, Utopia Justifies the Means
  • Domains: Virtues, Conquering, Speeches, Fighting, Freedom, Kingship
  • Allies: Gaius Van Baelsar, Funny Valentine, Corypheus, Nikolai Bulygin, The Illusive Man, Golbez, Victor Von Doom, Mateus Palamecia, CLU, Solidus Snake, Cao Cao
  • Rivals: Shao Kahn, Alexander The Great, Garland
  • Enemies: Ashe Dalmasca, Gabranth, Balthier, Penelo, Squall Leonhart, Artorias, Lightning, Hawke, Odin, YHVH, Sora, Gilgamesh, Arturia Pendragon, Ashe
  • Seeks to overthrow the Main House and give himself the Title of "Dynast King". At first it seemed to be a purely villainous goal and he has not denied it. But he has upheld his own virtues of Honor, Love and Determination to be able to do what he believes to be the right thing to do to free the Pantheon from "The Tyranny of The Gods".
  • Tried to win people over to his side with a speech similar to this one. So far it seems that his Enemies had to go out of their way to convince others that he was villainous.
  • He has shown a large distaste for YHVH, his angels, and anyone similar to him, because his goal is, in his words:
    "The Pantheon will know a new Dynast King, and Man will keep his own history! The tyranny of the Gods is ended! We shall be their puppets no more! The freedom for which we have longed is at hand!”
  • Though on the same token he does not wish to join any of the other alliances as to him "Good" is limiting, "Evil" just for the sake of it is worthless and "Chaos" is not what he is after.
  • He has allied with Valentine and Bulygin though he has tried to convince them to break away from The Great Will, time will tell what becomes of it.
  • Has shown hatred for those that opposed him in his Realm and has since plotted for their destruction.
    “Your lives are forfeit, and your insurgence along with them. This Pantheon will again know order. For good and all, I shall put your futile attempts at rebellion to an end.”
  • While he and Gilgamesh have similar goals in mind, he believes that the so-called King of Heroes has failed to serve his people well and sees him as a petulant child throwing his toys around when he has a tantrum.
  • Has allied with The Illusive Man and Solidus Snake as he agrees that only Humanity should be in charge of its own Freedom and Destiny.
  • His temple has been relocated at his Sky Fortress and with the help of his allies he can now become "The Undying" at Will there. It provides him with the power to destroy those that would dare to invade.
  • Despite his hatred for most Gods, he has treated those that honestly want to help humanity with Respect after his dealing with Venat. Though it will not stop his attempt to conquer their realms, he attempts to have them come to his side first rather than be flat out hostile.
  • Due to both sharing the same name and he not seeing her as able to do what is necessary he has shown dislike for Ashe.
    "Such a woman is not fit to bear the burden of Rule. Weep for Freljord if you defy my Reign, for She will be lost."
  • Shares similar sentiments for Arturia Pendragon. He often questions her ability to deal with Her Subjects, if she dealt with them as he would then her tragedies would not have befallen her. When questioned on this he gave one response.
    "What am I to do with those who would oppose me...but show them death?"
  • Vayne has been seen in the cross-dimension created by Shinryu. He's a bit behind on the struggle between Cosmos and Chaos, as well as Materia and Spiritus, but he will make good use of his time there.

    Zaheer 
Zaheer, God of Enlightened Antagonists
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: Guru Laghima's locket
  • Theme Song: Theme of the Red Lotus
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral, but can lean towards Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Empowered Badass Normal, Ascended Acolyte, Warrior Poet, Villainous Friendship, Enlightened Antagonist, Airbending, Unholy Matrimony, Attempts To Bring Freedom Created A Dictatorship, The Unfettered, Flight, Advocator of Anarchy
  • Domains: Air, Flight, Chaos, Freedom, Void
  • Heralds: Ghazan, Ming Hua, his beloved P'Li, and the rest of the Red Lotus
  • Allies: Lucifer, Xenagos
  • Enemies: Kuvira, Korra, Aang, Asami Sato, Mako, Bolin, Katara, Sokka, Zuko, Toph, The Joker, Rei Shingetsu, most of the House of Royalty, all authority figures, The Grand United Alliance of Evil, The Grand United Alliance of Law, The Grand United Alliance of Machines
  • Respects: Lucifer
  • Uncertain Relationship with: V
  • Avoids: Asura, Mithra, Vegeta
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: The Grand United Alliance of Good (when needed against the GUAE or the GUAL)
  • The Order of the White Lotus is an ancient philosophical society in the World of Avatar, consisting of world-traveled masters seeking beauty and truth beyond the boundaries set by the four nations. Originally its existence was generally shrouded in secrecy; however, following the end of the Hundred Year War, they began to act out in the open as supporters of Avatar Aang's efforts to broker peace between the war-torn nations. This ran afoul of certain members, who felt that the organization had been subverted into acting as the Avatar's enforcers, leading to the creation of the antigovernment absolutist splinter faction known as the Red Lotus Society.
    • Zaheer became a member of the Red Lotus, eventually creating a powerful terror cell within the organization who would carry out its goals of either converting or killing Avatar Korra, with hopes of destabilizing the world's governmental structures, ushering in anarchy, and opening the links between the physical realm and the Spirit World. Their first attempt saw them all get arrested and locked away in separate prisons designed to disable their abilities so they had no hope to escape. However, thanks to the Harmonic Convergence in 171 AG, Zaheer gained Airbending powers; this enabled him to escape, free his comrades, and try again. Still, as deadly a threat as they posed, Zaheer would be caught and incarcerated, and his teammates all killed; however, his group did terrible damage in the process which culminated in creating the exact opposite of the conditions the Red Lotus hoped to achieve.
  • After being ascended to the Pantheon and meeting Lucifer, Zaheer signed the entire Red Lotus up with the GUAC. None of them protested.
  • Avoids Asura, due to the multi-armed god finding similarities between Zaheer's attempt to kidnap Korra, and what the Seven Deities did to his daughter Mithra. He also avoids Mithra herself, for that matter, taking no chances of incurring Asura's wrath.
  • Has an odd relationship with V, due to their differing beliefs on anarchy, with Zaheer wanting to completely tear down order and leaders forever, and V simply wishing to destroy and replace the established order with something better.
  • Informed upon his ascension by Katara that she would shove his poison down his throat if he ever tried to go after Korra again, or especially Aang for that matter.
  • The chaos caused by his group's murder of the Earth Queen saw one woman from Zaofu resolve to restore order and save her kingdom no matter what the cost, and his poisoning of Korra during their battle rendered her unable to do anything to stop or temper Kuvira's ambitions. The two share a hall and are both antagonists of Korra's team, but they are in no way fond of each other. Zaheer has been deeply ashamed of his role in bringing about the rise of the dictator of the Earth Empire, and Kuvira despises him for putting her country into the tailspin which she had to act to solve and ultimately driving her down the road to darkness.
  • While Aang was originally delighted that another Airbender ascended to the Pantheon, upon being informed of his actions by Korra, he now has a heavy dislike of Zaheer due to his trying to kill Korra, disgracing the culture and beliefs of the Air Nomads, and threatening the reborn Air Nation and his family.
  • Upon meeting the Joker, he was disgusted by his claims to be an "agent of chaos," and has been attempting ever since to remove him from the Pantheon.
  • Is aware that his path to understanding and realizing the teachings of Guru Laghima, and in particular the conclusion of abandoning all attachments to the point of chaos being his only principle, have earned him the disgust of Prince Vegeta IV. This is another would-be enemy Zaheer knows he can't take and has instructed his Red Lotus heralds to avoid like the plague.

Lesser Gods

    Leonard Snart/Captain Cold 
Leonard Snart, God of Villains With Standards (Captain Cold, Mr. Freeze, Snart, Robber of ATMs)
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    Tychus Findlay 
Tychus Findlay, God Who Was Trapped in Villainy (Convict 626, Scoundrel, Notorious Outlaw)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His Marine armor and chain gun
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
  • Portfolio: Tattooed Crook, Criminal with A Job, Poisonous Friend, Boisterous Bruiser, Jerk with a Heart of Gold, Wields Chain Gun, Forcedly Encased in his Armor, Secretly Worked for Mengsk, Pilot the Odin
  • Domains: Forced, Villainy
  • Allies: Jim Raynor, Heavy, Serious Sam
  • Enemies: Arcturus Mengsk, Amanda Waller
  • He was an old partner-in-crime with Jim Raynor, until he was eventually arrested. He was pleased to be released later, free to drink with his buddy again and help him make money off the artifacts. However, it was a ploy; when he was allowed to be free by Arcturus Mengsk, the condition was that he had to assassinate Sarah Kerrigan, or else Mengsk would shut down his major organs via his suit. Thus, Raynor had to shoot him after de-infesting her in Char, knowing about Zeratul's warning of the prophecy which requires her survival.
    • He ascended from the afterlife due to his forced villainy, both figuratively and literally. However, because his kill-switch is no longer active in the Pantheon, Tychus turned against Mengsk and rejoined his buddy.
  • He is sometimes seen drinking with the Heavy Weapons Guy due to their fascination with big guns.
  • He has an interesting relationship with Sarah Kerrigan; on the one hand, he was ordered by Mengsk to assassinate her in exchange for his freedom. On the other hand, Kerrigan wished that he went through with it; she believes she deserves no less. Admittedly, he had second thoughts about carrying the mission out and tried to persuade Jimmy out of a mission to Char, and even stated that he would rather have died by the hand of someone like Jim than to be killed by his controller.
  • Despite no longer working for Mengsk, he is still unable to remove his armor, as it is welded shut. So far, little progress have been made in freeing him from his suit. Fortunately, he has a bathroom system in his suit.
  • He once heard that Raynor partnered with someone named Serious Sam since he reminds him of Tychus himself. When Tychus met Sam, he found he couldn't agree more. With their love of guns, they will both help fight the Zerg infestation.
  • In one universe, Tychus died and was left behind on Char, where he was later resurrected and infested by the Zerg. Unlike Stukov, he was assimilated by the Swarm with memories of him being shot by Raynor. This memory was always lasting, and he ended up losing himself to the influence of the Hive Mind.
    Tychus: I sure hope she was worth it... Jimmy...
    • On the other hand, one universe showed him to have escaped from New Folsom, likely avoiding the deal with Mengsk.
  • Tychus is known to be a smoker; more specifically of cigars. However, when he is sent to fight in the Nexus, he can't have his cigar on the battlefield. Fortunately, he's good at smuggling the smokes, although it can go horribly wrong easily; for example, it might fall into his armor and he'll start freaking out and cursing a blue streak.
  • He loves big war machines, due to having to pilot the Odin, though in his opinion, some of the Mechas available to the Pantheon pale in comparison to the Odin, with its heavy cannons, missile launchers (which always launch missiles in a barrage), and a dedicated nuke cannon.
  • Though he is technically a criminal sent to fight in his armor, he admits to not like the idea of working with Amanda Waller. For example, her having a remote bomb on the Suicide Squad if they don't obey her is similar to Mengsk having had a trigger to shut down his major organs if he didn't kill Kerrigan.
  • While he's not the type to be very sentimental, he sympathizes with Sophitia Alexandra due to her being forced by Nightmare and Tira to do their bidding or else they would harm her daughter.
  • He was very annoyed when Lucio reminded him of all the times he broke Raynor's jukebox. "Look, it's just one damn jukebox, kid; if ya like it, buy another one. Should be plenty of 'em in the Pantheon. And that money ya got from D Jing shoulda do the job..."
  • "Hell, it's about time!"

Demigods

    Melvin "Big Smoke" Harris 
Melvin Harris, God of Sympathetic Villain Deaths (Big Smoke, El Grando Smokio)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: His hat
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral (Dipped into Neutral Evil when he sided with C.R.A.S.H.)
  • Portfolio: Affably Evil, Ambition Is Evil, Big Eater, Big Fun, Face–Heel Turn, Fat Bastard, Flunky Boss, Unwitting Pawn, Walking Spoiler
  • Domains: Loyalty, Betrayal, Drugs, Fame, Money, Food
  • Allies: Tommy Vercetti, Those who fell into ambition
  • Enemies: The House of Justice, Franklin Clinton, Trevor Phillips, Niko Bellic, Dimitri Rascalov
  • On good terms: The House of Religion and Faith
  • Complicated Relationships: Carl Johnson
  • Melvin Harris, also known as Big Smoke, was once the right hand man of Sweet Johnson and a loyal member of the Grove Street Families. However, Smoke later was corrupted by the ambition of being powerful and famous and decided to side with the corrupt cops of C.R.A.S.H. and organized the death of the mother of his best friends. However, even after he got what he wanted, he was struck down by CJ and realized that everything he did was become he became addicted to power and died saying that everyone was going to remember his name. His friend CJ regrets killing him but it was something that had to be done.
  • The House of Justice has kept a close eye on Big Smoke after his rise of power in the crack empire. However, since his mortal his influence has died down overtime and he might not even try to regain his power back.
  • CJ was confused when he saw his old buddy Smoke around the pantheon and actually confronted him. He hasn't forgotten that he was the one that betrayed him but Smoke actually regrets his actions. However, they decided to cut ties and never speak again.
  • Big Smoke ascension didn't sit well with a few other deities from his home franchise. Franklin found Smoke having too many similarities with Stretch, the man who constantly set up his friend Lamar and Trevor doesn't like him because of how he betrayed his friends (He doesn't take betrayal lightly). Niko Bellic is also another one who doesn't like Smoke, given his backstabbing actions reminds him a lot of Dimitri Rascalov.
    • On the other hand, Tommy Vercetti is open to make negotiations with Smoke, provided he becomes one of his henchmen in the drug business. Smoke is considering the offer, but doesn't want to fall into the same trap as before.
  • He is not welcome in the House of Friendship given his betrayal. Big Smoke agrees this is a fair punishment.
  • He doesn't have the best relationships with the Russian Mafiya, mostly because he had a few run-ins with the Los Santos Russian mafia and even tasked his friends CJ in getting rid of a few members for him. Dimitri Rascalov, notorious russian snake, has had Big Smoke in his sights for a while.
  • Smoke can be often found in the House of Food, not surprising given his love for eating. He often makes a particular order every time he goes.
  • It is adviced to never enter his temple without his permission. He has become very paranoid ever since his mortal death and since he no longer has the Ballas protection, you'll be surprised at what he is going to do to you.
  • People have asked him about following the damn train. He still blames CJ for those countless failures.
    • It's not unlikely to see Smoke in the House of Travel chasing trains.
  • Apparently, he is a devout Christian, so he sometimes visits the House of Religion and Faith. That said, he can believe that he became a god after death, so he figured that he must be right that people would remember his name.
  • "Respect has to be earned, Sweet. Just like money."
  • Can also be found in the House of Life and Death, in the Hall of Death Archetypes.

Quasideities

    Amoeba Boys 
The Amoeba Boys, Godly Trio of Villainous Misdemeanors (Bossman, Junior and Slim, The Most Pathetic Criminals Ever to Walk Townsville)
https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/amoeba_boys.png
L-R: Slim, Bossman, Junior

    The Professor (Felix the Cat
The Professor, God of Pitiful Villains (Professor Nutmeg, Professor Besserwisser)
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