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Due to the massive amount of different types of bugs, a second sub-house was made to separate the insects from other types of arthropods. Creepy-crawlies that don't fit the classification of insect have come to call this place home. Because of the number of spiders in the pantheon, this new Arthropod sub-house has a lot of webs. Some from disuse, some more recent and used to catch prey. This also serves as a home for more generic "bugs", though don't call them bugs.

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As with its sister sub-house of Insects, Ragnaros the Firelord is not welcome here because he still uses "INSECT" as a derogatory term to refer to the arthropods.


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Intermediate Gods

    Arachne 
Arachne, God-Mother of Spider People (The Weaver, The First Spider)
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    Mikami 
Mikami, Deities of Creepy Centipedes
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  • Intermediate Deities
  • Symbol: The cloths they carry
  • Theme Music: Am I Beautiful?
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Creepy Centipedes, Half-Human Hybrid, Dual Boss, Rooftop Confrontation, Tail Slap, Shock and Awe (Yellow One), Blow You Away (Green One), Born From Despair of Two Sisters, Obsessed With Beauty
  • Domains: Demons, Centipedes, Wind, Lightning, "Beauty"
  • Followers: Claudius, Gigapede, Ouroboros, Centurion, Magna Centipede, Gohma
  • Allies: Orochi, Arachne
  • Enemies: Everyone else from Senran Kagura (especially Daidouji and Rin), Kisuke Uzuki, Kagome Higurashi, Scolipede, The Rule of Beauty, practically everyone who are more beautiful than them.
  • It was relatively peaceful day in the House of Insects until suddenly, the sky turned red and a large Japanese-style temple rose out of nowhere. When gods investigated, they witnessed two horrifying looking women, with a lower body of a centipede. The two were the Mikami sisters.
  • The two sisters are considered being quite powerful. The green one (older sister) can whip out huge guts of wind and the yellow one (younger sister) can create large thunderstorms, both things being loud enough to pierce through inter-dimensional barriers.
  • Just to be clear, they are not really human centipedes. Though neither of them are really fazed by any comparisons.
  • Before the two became this monsters, the two of them used to be rather beautiful sisters. Due to the sudden monstrous appearance, they are obsessed with beauty, and will attack anyone who is more beautiful than them (which frankly, is a lot of people). One of few exceptions would be Arache due to also being a former human.
    • What annoys them even more is that The Rule of Beauty disowned them for being so horrifying, even though they would fit Beauty Is Bad. They have sworn to get revenge on them.
    • Kashuu Kiyomitsu sort of feels bad for them, as he knows what it feels like to desire for beauty. But alas, the two sisters are nothing but two mindless beasts in his eyes who need to be taken down.
  • There are quite number of deities who dislike them due to their own experiences with centipede-like monsters they don't want to be reminded of. Especially Kagome.
  • Ken Kaneki is bit mixed on them, as he himself was former human and is closely related to centipedes. Hard to tell of he might be one of few deities what would communicate with them. Probably not.

    Shelob 
Shelob, Goddess of Giant Spiders (Her Ladyship, The Shadow Spider, Sauron's cat)
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Lesser Gods

     Black Arachnia the Broodmother 
Black Arachnia, Goddess of Spider Swarms (Broodmother, Broodmama)
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  • Lesser Goddess
  • Symbol: A web with spiders crawling on it.
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Anti Villainess, Big Creepy-Crawlies, Cobweb Jungle, Giant Spider, Horror Hunger, Broodmama Bear, Mother of a Thousand Young, Horrifying Spider, Zerg Rush
  • Domains: Spiders, Web, Combat
  • Allies: Arachne, Anub'arak
  • Rivals: The Champions of Runeterra, Zagara, Shelob
  • Enemies: Kunkka, Sven, Spider-Man, Athena, Tassadar, Kael'thas, Billy, Indiana Jones, Lara Croft, League of Explorers, Nathan Drake, Smaug
  • Opposes: Those with Herd Hitting Attacks, Larten Crespley, Jafar, The Keeper
  • Opposed by: Arachnophobes, Dipper and Mabel Pines
  • Odd Friendship: GLaDOS
  • Like an idiot, Billy figured that it would be a smart idea to take a shortcut through the forest covered in cobwebs. Halfway through it, he encountered a group of small spiders, one of which he immediately tried to stomp on, stopping only when a voice from behind warned against doing so. When he turned his head to see the source of the voice, he came face to face with a giant spider with a monstrous face. After screaming once, Billy ran out of the forest in blinding speed in sheer terror. His scream was heard miles throughout the Pantheon, alerting deities to the news that something has made its arrival. Black Arachnia the Broodmother has ascended.
    • Given time, Black Arachnia will spawn a swarm of spiders to overwhelm her enemies and towers alike. The mother herself is deadly on her own, and as many can attest to, harming Broodmother's children is a bad idea.
    • Though her swarms of spiderlings are deadly, they're vulnerable to attacks and spells that affects more than one entity. Black Arachnia has long since accepted that she's always going to hate those with Herd Hitting Attacks, especially Kunkka and Sven, and others like Tassadar and Kael'thas.
  • After an incident involving spiders, Dipper and Mabel Pines are making an effort to avoid Broodmother.
  • Back in the distant past, Black Arachnia and Anub'arak used to be lovers when the latter was the Nerubian Assassin. Though they've since broken up, word has it that they're still fond of each other but with Zagara in the picture, things get very awkward... and violent.
  • Despite their many differences, Broodmother and GLaDOS managed to become friends thanks to one shared trait. She's even giving her tips how to raise the baby birds, though GLaDOS wisely knows the difference between spiders and birds.
  • She despise adventurers that would intrude in her nest and step on her spiderlings in their greed for treasure, which is inconvenient for her as someone placed their treasure in her lair, much like her old nest in Mount Pyrotheos. She have been shown to be very aggressive toward anyone near her home as she joined in the War of the Ancients to make her home secure from any possible intruders.
    • That someone happens to be the Keeper who wanted to build a dungeon on a spider's nest, knowing that it would be dangerous to enter the lair for its treasure. This does not impressed Arachnia as this is like what happened with her old nest.
  • She dislike one vampire named Larten Crespley as he has the ability to control her or her children.
  • Despite her lair being close by Shelob's, the two do not appear to get along well. Apparently, the two view each other as competition for food (although Shelog is only concerned with her own hunger while Broodmother want to feed her own children).
  • It is very skeptical of Grand Vizier Jafar as one greedy vizier known as Ptholopthales placed his treasure in her lair and attracted many intruders to her home. She and her children devoured him, of course, and threaten the same with Jafar.
  • Smaug is quite envious of some of the treasure that are inside Broodmother's nest. She is not amused by this as he is a threat to her children.
  • The Broodmother once adapted to the Old World and lived in her lair as a new Arachnarok.

    Drapion 
Drapion, God of Scorpions (the Ogre Scorpion Pokémon)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: Its arms and stinger tail
  • Alignment: True Neutral, might just barely edge into Neutral Evil
  • Gender: Male
  • Ability: Sniper
  • Moves: Cross Poison, Night Slash, Acupressure, Ice Fang
    • Z-Move: Black Hole Eclipse
  • Portfolio: Intimidating Scorpions, Poison-types, Dark-types, Abnormal Limb Rotation Range, Critical Hit Class, Power Pincers, Honourable Fighter
  • Domains: Poison, Pragmatism, Scorpions
  • Followers: Vorox, Moldarach
  • Allies: Pikachu, Ash Ketchum, Venusaur, Beedrill, Zubat, Scolipede, Greninja
  • Rivals: Yasuo
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork(?) with: Ghetsis
  • Drapion has claws that can crush cars, a sturdy and segmented shell, and can rotate its head 180 degrees. Besides that, it doesn't use toxin during battles, instead using it to finish them off.
  • While Drapion is not really evil, it has been used by such people as Ghetsis Harmonia, Hunter J, Paul and Mr. Kincaid. And it attacks people in deserts. And That's Terrible.
    • Because of this, Drapion feels that it has no choice but to assist Ghetsis, as a Pokémon loyal to its master.
  • It has a rivalry with Yasuo. On one hand, its ability Sniper makes its critical hits stronger, combined with high critical-chance moves like Cross Poison and Night Slash. On the other hand, its other ability Battle Armor, prevents critical hits landing on Drapion, thus nullifying Yasuo's claim to fame.
  • Many gods still mistake Drapion for being a Bug/Poison type, thus using Fire, Psychic, Rock and Flying-types moves on it out of habit. Ground-based deities can deal with it, but otherwise, not much else really works on it that well.
  • Because of their shared types and abilities in combat, it's not uncommon for Drapion to get along well with other ascended poison-type and dark-type Pokémon.
    • Drapion has developed a rather strong bond with Crixalis the Sand King as he not evil like the other people Drapions usually work with, and is also one of the few deities who's also a scorpion.
    • Many deities find it very ironic that Drapion's strongest bond is with one who controls the element that Drapion's weak to.

    Muffet 
Muffet, Goddess of Arachnid Attires and Innocuously Named Products (Miss Muffet)
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  • Lesser Goddess
  • Symbol: Her pet muffin monster, or a teacup filled with spiders
  • Theme Song: Spider Dance
  • Alignment: Neutral Pro-Spider (In other words, True Neutral)
  • Portfolio: Binds her opponent's SOUL in a "web", Can be bribed with GOLD or her own products, Serves spiders as food, Cute Monster Girl, Hartman Hips, Distinguishing giggle, Attacks with spiders and donuts and croissants, Holds a bakery, Lets anybody loose so long as they don't hurt spiders
  • Domain(s): Spiders, Pastries, Monsters
  • Allies:
  • Rivals: The Temmies, Orren Pierre Alfonzo
  • Enemies: All who kill spiders (unless it's to eat them), Arachnophobes (Misty, Tali'Zorah nar Rayya, Billy), SCP-953
  • Opposes: Widowmaker
  • Muffet acquired the attention of the Pantheon when she was found having trapped numerous victims in a secret corner in the House of Commerce (or the House of Food, no one could remember) because of the fact that they hurt spiders. As soon as they heard of the disappearances, Frisk was quick to appeal to her to let them go, even if some of them really did hurt spiders. When the other gods caught sight of her looks and apparel, it was decided that she be ascended in order to keep her in check.
  • Now that Muffet has ascended, she decided to open a shop where she sells food made from spiders by spiders. Contrary to what most would think, the products she makes are actually really delicious (according to Frisk at least).
    • However, her longtime business rivals, the Temmies, had already set up shop before her. And this time, she is going to make sure that her Spider Donuts make a better impression than those pesky Tem Flakes, even though she finds them delicious.
  • As a supporter of all Spider related, she is a huge fan of Spider-Man himself, even sometimes dressing as him. She was initially very upset that Peter did not buy any of her Spider Donuts, until Peter revealed his long-standing financial troubles to her. She gives him large discounts as a result, which he eats for her sake.
    • She also met the Alternate Gwen Stacy and, unlike Peter, she actually got to try some of her pastries and found them pretty good (she is financially more well-off after all). And of course, a Spider-Gwen costume was inevitable.
  • One of the things that will piss her off is if you harm a spider in her presence. She once caught Garfield hitting one and she immediately webbed him up for his cruelty. Garfield was almost fed to her Muffin pet, but he was saved in the nick of time by Frisk. This serves as a warning that harming spiders is not a good idea.
  • Being a spider Monster Girl, Muffet decided to go out and meet other people like her. She was glad to meet Arachne and Rachnera, although the two are rather confused by Muffet's more anthropomorphic appearance.
    • Rachnera also invited her to "play with her webs". Muffet still isn't quite sure what her offer means or what to think of it.
  • She is also a supporter of other races that embrace their love and care for spiders. For example, hearing about how Widowmaker used to fear Spiders yet came to feel like one after a while made her giggle with joy.
  • Since she runs a pastry shop, Muffet has found a rival in Kamer Rider Bravo given that he also runs one. However, she is rather friendly towards him, because he hasn't harmed spiders as far as she knows.
  • Often seen with a rather big Muffin Spider Monster that happens to be her pet. She also likes to feed it people that either has done bad things to spiders or tried to steal from her shop.
  • According to unknown sources, she is apparently a really young spider monster even though she looks older and even runs her own bussiness. Might explain why she is so childish most of the time.
  • Despite the Temmies being her sales rivals with their Temmie Flakes, she occasionally is seen scarfing them down, embarrassed that she finds them so delicious.
  • She has been called out as a hypocrite by many gods for proclaiming herself a defender of spiders and attacking people who hurt spiders, even though she eats her own kind and makes pastries out of them. Muffet replies that it's only natural for big and strong spiders to eat smaller spiders, but squashing spiders out of fear or torturing them for fun is a waste of good spiders. Those who spend time with her come to realize that she clearly genuinely cares for her smaller brethren in her own way, though she seems to privilege the survival of collectives over that of individuals.

    Scolipede 
Scolipede, God of Big Creepy-Crawlies (The Megapede Pokémon)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: Its horns
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
  • Ability: Speed Boost
  • Gender: Male
  • Moveset: Megahorn, Poison Jab, Earthquake, Aqua Tail
    • Z-Move: Acid Downpour
  • Portfolio: Creepy Centipedes, Mighty Roar, Glass Cannon, Beware My Stinger Tail, Big Creepy-Crawlies, Acrofatic
  • Domains: Centipedes, Girth, Roars, Agility
  • Allies: Heracross & Pinsir, Scyther, Durant, Volcarona, Agitha, Scizor
  • Rivals: gods with Psychic Powers
  • Enemies: Ghetsis Harmonia, Lysandre, Mikami, gods with fire-based attacks (especially Ragnaros the Firelord), Grass-type Pokémon
  • Many tend to get creeped out by bugs, especially if they are larger than normal. Scolipede is an eight foot tall 442 lbs. centipede that's rather fast and uses poison in order to incapacitate potential prey. It will keep chasing its prey until successful.
  • Tommyrod once held the title of Big Creepy-Crawlies, but it was discovered that while he could make bugs, he wasn't actually one. After a group was looking around for some replacements, they heard a loud roar from nowhere and discovered that a different group was running from a giant centipede. After the creature was subdued, it was brought in to fill in for Tommyrod's former title.
  • Unless you like to get chased around by a giant, roaring, agile centipede, don't mention anything about human centipedes in front of it.
    • Speaking of which, it was optioned for Creepy Centipedes one time, but the considerations fell through. Scolipede isn't really happy about it and hates the current holders quite a bit.
    • On the other hand, it doesn't have a lot of issues working with Ken Kaneki given the latter's association with centipedes. In some regard, the Pokémon is trying to be a Morality Pet for Kaneki so that the latter doesn't end up in a worse state.
  • A few gods have been tossing around the idea of riding a Scolipede just for fun and possibly make a competition around it, in spite of its speed. Given the Pokémon's aggression, such a thing isn't expected to happen for a while.
  • It's not on good terms with gods with psychic capabilities. On one hand, Scolipede has attacks that can best them easily, but on the other, said psychics can take down Scolipede just as easily.
    • Scolipede's relations with fire-based gods is even worse given that it can go down easily from such attacks. In particular, it hates Ragnaros the Firelord a lot due to the latter's tendencies to call anything inferior to the embodiment INSECT.
  • It gets along rather well with the other bug-type Pokémon. Even though it's on somewhat tense terms with Volcarona given the latter's abilities, at the very least the two aren't actively antagonistic towards each other.
    • However, all of the Grass-type Pokémon don't like it that much given that their attacks do very little against it. Scolipede, on its end, doesn't interact much with the Pokémon of the aforementioned type.
  • Has the rare ability to temporarily empower other gods to Greater God levels with Baton Pass.
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