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Upon the massive expansion project done in the old House of Emotion, a lot of Deities there have settled in various sub-houses. This particular one has a bit of an eerie atmosphere since it's practically silent. A perfect place for the deities included below.

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Greater Gods

    Ainz Ooal Gown 
Ainz Ooal Gown, God of Lost Emotions (Momonga, Satoru Suzuki, Momon, The Dark Hero, Raven-Black Hero, Papa Bones, Sorcerer King)
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  • Greater God
  • Symbol: The Crest of Nazarick
  • Theme Music: Clattanoia
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil with a slight lean on Lawful Neutral (seen as Lawful Good by his subjects in Nazarick)
  • Portfolio: Evil Main Characters, Spooky Scary Skeletons, Liches, Instant Death Spells, Powers Over the Dead, Lots and Lots of Spells, Rarely Unleashing One's Full Power, Formerly Normal People Turned Into Monstrous Forms, Losing One's Emotions, Having No Empathy for Those Who Are Not Part of His Allies, But Being Kind to Those Who Are, Turning Into One's "Character", Incapability of Recipricating Sexual Affections
  • Followers: The Great Tomb of Nazarick
  • Domains: Skeletons, Liches, Evil, Dark Magic, One Hit Kills, Suppressed Emotions
  • Allies: Kel'Thuzad, Arthas Menethil (strained), The Keeper, Gravelord Nito
  • Rivals: King Leoric, Shiki Tohno and Shiki Ryougi, Ostarion the Wraith King
  • Enemies: All who specialize in hunting undead and most of the House of Heroes, especially all Hot-Blooded heroes who are disturbed by his lack of emotions and empathy, the Grand United Alliance of Destruction, The Flood
  • Opposes: any cruel and oppressive rulers in the Pantheon
  • Good Counterpart: Yomi
  • Has conflicted sentiments about his ascension. While being a bona-fide deity is hardly a bad deal and makes him even more amazing in the eyes of his subordinates, he also has far more powerful enemies in the Pantheon than he did in the New World.
  • With his special skill "The Goal Of All Life Is Death", he can One-Hit Kill anyone and anything (though with a 12-second delay). This includes the undead, inanimate objects, and potentially even the most powerful Gods, which means that the Pantheon gives him a wide berth. However, due to his very long cooldown on the skill, he usually keeps it for emergency situations. At the same time, the sheer threat of the skill keeps potential enemies away. To date, he has not used it even once in the Pantheon.
  • He considers the Grand United Alliance of Destruction an enemy Similarly, Ainz is utterly disgusted by The Flood, as its goal of trying to assimilate, enslave all of creation, and crush all hope is far too vile for his tastes and would threaten Nazarick in an even worse way than the Grand United Alliance of Destruction.
  • Although he has an alliance with Arthas and his Scourge, he remains wary of them and thinks they give the undead a bad name. Ainz himself would rather remain a Villain with Good Publicity in the eyes of the mortals as opposed to being Obviously Evil. Arthas, meanwhile, has a distaste for Ainz due to him having several demons among his followers, which remind him of the Burning Legion, which the Scourge defected from. This makes relationships between the two somewhat strained.
  • On the other hand, he apparently gets along with Gravelord Nito, First of the Dead, and even looks up to him as a sort of paragon of skeleton-kind.
  • He may be a villainous sorcerer and ruler, but he does have standards and a code of honor. Attacking innocents who are incapable of fighting back in his presence is a surefire way to guarantee yourself a brutal death, as it will remind him of the time in Carne Village when he saw two fully-armed knights attempt to hunt down and slaughter a defenseless Nemu and Enri Emmot. He is also very protective of his realm and treats both Nazarick and his conquered subjects relatively well, and as a result disdains those who treat their subjects cruelly.
  • He has an eye out for Leoric's position as the God of Skeletons. Leoric, meanwhile, sees a potential threat in Ainz due to his ability to instantly kill even that which cannot normally die, which makes him a potential threat to his unlife. However, the two have not come to hostilities yet. What's more, they are both taking an active role as allies in the "Skeleton War". Ainz has been quoted as saying, "The Fuckboys will not be winning this year."
  • Hoping to consolidate his power and position within the Pantheon, he also has an eye for the Shikis' portfolio as Gods of One Hit Kills, but while his skeletal body would normally provide him with protection from being stabbed to death, he is not so sure he can go up against someone who can stab abstract concepts to death.
  • He and The Keeper regularly have prolonged conversations regarding new and creative ways to make their respective dungeons as unforgiving as possible to intruders. The Keeper respects Ainz greatly because The Great Tomb of Nazarick is said to have once withstood an assault by over 1000 experienced heroes, and is particularly interested in Victim.
  • One God Ainz is particularly wary of is Ostarion the Wraith King, former Skeleton King. Due to his undead nature, Ainz' necromantic One Hit Kills would have no effect on him unless he uses "The Goal Of All Life Is Death"… but Ostarion is able to resurrect himself instantly to bypass that. Ainz is already formulating strategies to deal with the Wraith King in case he decides to add the Great Tomb of Nazarick to his kingdom.
  • He seems to have a bit of a soft spot (as much as that's possible for an emotionless lich) for Takane Shijou and Yumi. When asked about it, he said that their voice reminded him of his greatest servant, Albedo.
  • Many of his worshipers have a bone to pick with Kirito, holding the belief that he gives Trapped in Another World narratives a bad name, and wish for Ainz to grasp the hell out of his heart. Ainz himself finds Kirito too inconsequential to really bother with unless he decides to interfere with Nazarick directly, and as their paths have very little overlap (Kirito is trapped in a virtual reality, while Ainz was transported from a game into a physical world), Ainz has no need for Kirito's position in the Pantheon.

    Auditors of Reality 
The Auditors of Reality, Divine Heralds of a World of Silence
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  • Greater Deitiesnote 
  • Symbol: None (they don't do individuality)
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Obstructive Celestial Bureaucracy, Hive Mind, Embodiment of Order, Emotionless But Hates Emotion, Omnicidal Maniac To Make Their Job Easier, Jerkass Gods, Insane Troll Logic, Weak To Actual Logic, Reality Warper, Death To Uniqueness, Kill All Life Ever
  • Domains: Silence, Drudgery, Bureaucracy, Stoicism
  • Followers: Noein, DuPont
  • Superior: Terry Pratchett
  • Allies: Nekron, Keel Lorenz, Cyrus, the Anti-Spiral, The Dark Judges, The Cybermen
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: YHVH and Metatron, Big Brother
  • Enemies: All of the Endless, especially Dream (mostly one-sided), Death (Discworld), the Chaos Gods (especially Nurgle), John Preston, the House of Craft (with Emmet at the top of the list), the House of FAITH (asides from YHVH and Metatron), Mello, the Life Entity, the House of Celebration
  • Opposes: Life, creativity, emotion, the pantheon itself on principle
  • The universe of Discworld has many a god and supernatural figure, and one of the higher, more abstract figures are the Auditors of Reality. Cosmic bureaucrats, they do the paperwork to make sure the laws of physics work the way they do. They prefer predictability and easy work, the simplicity of chemical reactions and the eccentricity of orbits. Life and the imagination it provides proves to be a major thorn in their side. They'd like nothing less than an utterly silent world and have thus joined the Trope Pantheon to ensure this happens.
  • Despite being part of the pantheon, they hate the very concept of the Trope Pantheon. They find the idea unnecessarily complicated, and difficult to sort out properly. It's a major sore spot that Dream, a living embodiment of creativity, is on the top of the food chain. Indeed, they detest every single one of the Endless for muddying laws like fate and death that should be straight forward simply by existing in the first place. Thankfully the rules set up keep them in place.
  • They are the living embodiment of order and bureaucracy, taken to its Logical Extreme. Dull and drab, they're such humorless and obstructive bureaucrats that they make the Vogons seem like the life of the party. Unsurprisingly, they detest the Chaos Gods for being on the opposite extreme of the scale. Especially Nurgle, who represents what they find disgusting in life.
  • Would like nothing more than a multiverse completely barren of all life, since life and the imagination it brings shapes things in an almost infinite amount of ways. It's this thought process that immediately led them to become "friends" with Nekron, who agrees that life has no right to exist and reality would be better off without them. As do the Dark Judges, whom the Auditors of Reality are trying to help serve as their agents and possible usurp the Discworld death.
  • YHVH seemed like He would fit into the Auditors well, desiring a silent world. However, they feel he isn't going far enough, and detest the belief He utilizes and sustains on. Still, he's one of the few beings more powerful than he is, and they both represent extremes of order/law so there's some kinship. Likewise, while they support Big Brother's desire to crush independent thought and imagination, they could without his desire for worship.
  • They'd much rather prefer all life to be gone, but tolerate "merely" the destruction of its growth, change and imagination. This is something that Keel Lorenz, the Cybermen and Cyrus agreed upon. As did the Anti-Spirals, who hope it will ensure Spiral Energy will be at its absolute minimum and the Spiral Nemesis will never happen.
  • Have zero problem with the idea of screwing with justice so as to serve their own ends, which is why they hired the Quintessons to help them out.
  • Something is only alive if it has an independent existence. All living beings die in time. Any span of time is minuscule compared to the lifespan of the universe. Therefore, if an Auditor develops signs of individual identity, it instantly vanishes. This is not the only case of Insane Troll Logic they have, as they despise living beings despite lacking emotions and joke to each other despite being a Hive Mind.
  • Despite theoretically being Overdeities in rank, the Auditors of Reality are not regarded as such because they can be defeated by chocolate of all substances. Or dreams. Or being human. Really, anything imaginative or fun is their kryptonite. Comes as no surprise that the House of Celebration and Craft screams at them, as does Mello. And they'd like nothing less than to throttle Pinkie Pie for much the same reason. Not that they really understand how craft and celebration work.
  • Slightly irritated by The White. The Auditors think the White has the right idea... it's just that they'd prefer the White to actually leave the barest scrap of featureless reality for them to remain in their tiny corner of existence.

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Intermediate Gods

    Chrollo Lucilfer 
Chrollo Lucilfer, God of Eerily Smiling and Moral Myopias (Leader of the Phantom Troupe, The Man of the Reversed Cross, Dancho, Quwrof Wrlccywrlir.)
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  • Theme Song 1/13,
  • Intermediate God, Formerly Lesser God with his sealed nen by Kurapika
  • Symbol: Genei Ryodan spider symbol, his cross symbols
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Badass Bookworm, Master Criminal, Nen, Bandit's Secret, Blood Knight, Skill Hunter, Combat Pragmatist, Sun and Moon, Nen Specialist.
  • Domains: Leadership, Manipulation, Profit, Books, Knowledge
  • Heralds: The rest of the Phantom Troupe or Spiders.
  • Allies: Shinobu Sensui, Juri Han, James Moriarty, Wilson Fisk/The Kingpin.
  • Enemies: Kurapika, Anna Marie/Rogue, Hisoka, Gon, Killua Zoldyck, Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Yusuke Urameshi, L, Vito Corleone, Ren Amamiya.
  • Special Relationship: Hisoka, Lucifer
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Light Yagami, Crocodile, Felicia Hardy/Black Cat.
  • Head of the Phantom Troupe spidaaaaaas! A group of dangerous criminals feared by many including several mobsters.
  • After losing his nen due to the actions of the chain assassin Chrollo was left to wonder alone unsure how to move on with his existence and the loss of his comrades. He thought he would never ascend beyond the world he lived in until Abengane arrived at his location. Not only was the seal on his nen removed Hisoka suggested to make a move into the pantheon. The leader of the spiders took the chance to obtain more treasures for his temple mainly books.
  • Hisoka still wants a fight with the leader but Chrollo has other matters to attend with like exploring the pantheon for allies and possible enemies. The clown does understand and despite not being a full Troupe member he still calls him Dancho. Finally Hisoka was granted his wish to battle his former leader to the death. The outcome ended in his victory, but Hisoka has become his enemy with the death of two spider limbs.
  • Chrollo isn’t too fond of Gon once he heard about his ascension into the Pantheon either but respects his power enough not to bother him.
  • Kurapika was not happy to learn about Chrollo's ascension wanting to finish him off regretting not killing him before. The thief gave one of his smiles at the Kurta survivor knowing he would come for him eventually.
  • Peter feels Chrollo gives a bad name to spiders also he feels nervous about his last name but can't understand why.
  • Kira was surprised to hear about the man's criminal history. He also feels like their voices are the same along with their unique powers from a book. Still, Kira is not above using Kurapika to kill him later and Chrollo does have Hisoka keeping tabs on him.
    • This brought up the attention of L who knows the dangers of thieves like him but he can't do much besides keep track of the hunter and tell others who have a better chance of dealing with him.
  • Sensui was surprised to hear the many talents of the Troupe head similar to his own even if he felt like the hunter was another horrible human.
  • The violent methods behind the Phantom Troupe's typical wave of crimes is why the Phantom Thieves especially their leader hate Chrollo Lucilfer.
  • Vito tried to pay Chrollo and his gang to deal with some of his annoyances. Not only did Chrollo refuse the offer he told the mob boss what happened to other mobsters who tried to kill the spiders.
    • Crocodile was not pleased to hear this and considered adding Chrollo to his list of people to kill. Even so, he was impressed by his talents and the legacy of his group reminded of his Baroque Works.
  • Lucifer was not impressed to see the man using his name in such a way. Chrollo stated he only used the name and not the legacy of the name or book it's from. The demon seems amused by this statement deciding to keep an eye on the killer.
  • After getting out of the crime boss game, the former queen of crime still had a minor relationship with Chrollo as while she loathes his methods of violence Felicia admires his skills in theft and stealing other powers.
  • Yusuke from the House of Power was sicked to hear about Chrollo's history of crime. The spider's actions in the Kurta massacre only pissed him off more. The spirit detective also could not help noticing similar traits to Sensui another deity he did not like...
  • Even with his appreciation of spiders he treads lightly around Juri Han. She finds him very amusing and would not mind going on a heist one day with the head of the Troupe.
  • "Making the abilities yours while exploring the darkness within the soul of the original owner... that's the true pleasure of 'Skill Hunter'."

    Heero Yuy 
Heero Yuy, God of Stoicism and Patron Saint of Ineffectual Death Threats (H.R. Lowe/Odin Lowe, Jr., Black Alpha, Zero One, The Perfect Soldier)
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    Rei Ayanami 
Rei Ayanami, Goddess of Emotionless Girls (First Child, GNR, Giant Naked Rei)
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Lesser Gods

    Gustavo "Gus" Fring 
Gustavo "Gus" Fring, the Divine Being of Composed Rage (The Chicken Man, Chicken Wings)
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    Inaho Kaizuka 
Inaho Kaizuka, The God with Nerves of Steel (Nao-kun, Orange, Eggs, Inaho Jensen, Solid Inaho, Scrambled Eggs, Inahole
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His Orange Slepnir
  • Alignment: True Neutral, Neutral Good in 2nd Season.
  • Portfolio: The Stoic, Awesome by Analysis, Guile Hero, The inability to emote, Surviving after being shot in the eye, Having an unknown mental disorder.
  • Domains: Mecha, Emotions (lack of)
  • Allies: Heero Yuy, Rei Ayanami, Aila Jyrkiäinen, Trowa Barton, Setsuna F Seirei, Kai Kitamura.
  • Enemies: Slaine Troyard (non-ascended)
  • He ascended after encountering Mako Mankanshoku and managing to not bat an eyelash at her signature rants.
  • The other alliances have more reason to fear the color orange, as Inaho now joins Naruto, Aang, and Goku in the ranks of ultimate orange-clad asskickers. He probably terrifies people more, as he is not the World's Strongest Man, and yet is highly adept at discovering weaknesses and exploiting them with calm ruthlessness.
  • Despite Urobuchi's involvement in his series the Urobutcher has claimed that Inaho is not his subordinate.
  • He has been targeted by the Trollkaigers in an attempt to break him in an attempt to get him to react and are currently staging a kidnapping with the help of Vaas. Fortunately for him, he has managed to push them back everytime with some help with the same apathetic look across his features.
    • The Trollkaigers were so frustrated they demanded that he gives a fuck. He replies by whispering no.
  • He has been compared Jermiah Gottwald, thanks to their orange motifs near death and cybernetic implants. Other than that they couldn't be more different as he is downright emotionless and the latter is very bombastic.
    • He has also been compared to Solid/Old Snake and Adam Jensen as well only because of the implants.
  • He thought he had heard his sister after he ascended but it turned out to be Erza instead.
  • He finds it strange how Harry Potter sounds very similar to Slaine and he's tried to analyze it with his cybernetic eye to little success.
  • Has an odd friendship with Kai Kitamura, another badass mecha pilot who specializes in using mook-level units to humble superior opponents.

    Killzone Squad 
Col. Jan Templar, Shadow Marshal Luger, Sgt. Ricardo "Rico" Velasquez and Col. Gregor Hakha, Divine Quadrumvirate of The Conflict Between Emotions and Stoicism
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From left to right: Jan Templar, Luger, Rico Velasquez and Gregor Hakha
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Click here to see Rico in Killzone 2 
  • Lesser Gods and Goddess
  • Symbol: The ISA logo
  • Theme Song:
  • Alignment: Lawful Good (Templar), Lawful Neutral with Neutral Good tendencies (Luger) Neutral Good (Hakha), Chaotic Good (Rico)
  • Portfolio: Emotions vs. Stoicism, The Squad, Badass Crew
  • Domain(s): Emotions, Stoicism, War, Soldiers
  • Allies: The Normandy Crew, All Heroic Gundam Pilots, Luke Skywalker, Jim Raynor
  • Enemies: The Helghan Empire, Scolar Visari, Mael Radec, Gihren Zabi, Charles zi Britannia, Führer King Bradley, Sheev Palpatine, Wilhuff Tarkin, Arcturus Mengsk, Red Skull, Millennium, The Dalek Emperor, The Xenomorphs
  • Annoyed by:
  • Conflicting Opinion: The God-Emperor of Mankind
  • During the outbreak of the Second Extrasolar War, the Helghan Empire launched an invasion of the planet Vekta. ISA Captain Jan Templar took part in the frontlines, defending the trenches outside Vekta City. Afterwards, he was sent on a mission to rescue Colonel Gregor Hakha, a spy, who had knowledge of how the invasion bypassed the SD Orbital Defense Platform. Over the course of the mission, Templar teamed up with Shadow Marshal Luger and ISA soldier Rico Velasquez. The three eventually rescued Hakha from the Helghast, and were surprised to find the spy to be half-Helghast. Despite the initial animosity between Rico and Hakha, the team continued their mission and hacked into the ISA mainframe to extract information on the SD platform. They discovered that General Stuart Adams, the appointed military commander of Vekta's orbital defense network, was a traitor working for the Helghast. While on their way to a facility that held a transport to the platform, they intercepted and killed Third Army commander General Joseph Lente before taking his shuttle to the nearest orbital transfer station to the platform. Upon arriving at the platform, Templar personally confronted and wounded Adams after killing his Helghast guards while the rest of the team successfully worked towards shutting down the platform. After narrowly escaping the platform on a shuttle, the team watched as the UCA fleet destroyed the platform. Afterwards, the team were awarded the Silver Sun for stopping Adams.
    • In the two years that followed, Templar and Rico continued to fight against the Helghast and got promoted to the ranks of Colonel and Master Sergeant respectively. Colonel Templar was put in command of Operation Archangel, the ISA's counter-invasion of Helghan, while Rico was put in charge of the newly-created Alpha Squad, an elite special forces squad that also subsequently participated in Operation Archangel. The objective was to quickly end the war by capturing Autarch Scolar Visari and replacing the Helghast regime with an easily controlled government. However, the ISA underestimated the tenacity of the Helghast and failed to accomplish their goals, costing nearly the entire loss of their invasion force. Colonel Templar was ultimately shot and killed by Colonel Radec, although he still managed to crash the New Sun, his flagship cruiser, unto the petrusite grid and thus eliminate the petrusite defenses. Rico and the rest of Alpha Squad subsequently fought their way into Visari's Palace. After severely wounding Colonel Radec, who then committed suicide, and thus avenging Templar's death, Alpha Squad entered Visari's main chambers in order to arrest him. However, when Visari gave a gloating speech about how they would be defeated by the Helghast regardless of whether or not he was arrested, Rico fatally shot him out of anger, consequently ruining the ISA's chances of ending the war.
    • Six months later, Alpha Squad discovered a plot by Helghast corporate chairman Jorhan Stahl to bombard Earth with hundreds of irradiated petrusite warheads, thus killing or irradiating millions of people on the UCN capital world and causing the UCN to capitulate. Alpha Squad, along with the remaining ISA forces, hijacked Helghast strike fighters and ultimately destroyed Stahl's cruiser, causing it to plummet and then explode in low orbit over Helghan. The cruiser's destructive payload of irradiated Petrusite missiles then detonated due to secondary explosions, with the resulting wave of energized radiation incinerating the entire Helghast invasion fleet, a large space station, and violently irradiating all life on Helghan in what became known as the Terracide.
  • When looking for ways to better combat the forces of the Helghan Empire, the Gods looked up the history of the Second Extrasolar War and learned of the heroic actions of Templar's squad. After some deliberation, it was agreed to ascend the squad as the deities of Emotions vs. Stoicism, as the four of them frequently clashed with one another over the course of their mission due to standing on both sides of emotion and stoicism.
  • The squad's reaction to seeing each other again upon their ascension was rather mixed. All of them were happy to see Templar again, as they all had missed him following his death. However, Rico received a lot of criticism from the other three, particularly from Hakha, for his killing of Visari and especially his involvement in unintentionally irradiating most life on Helghan. Rico, for his part, fully accepted responsibility for the part that he played and is still haunted by it. After a while, Luger and Hakha decided to ease up on Rico, as they clearly saw the guilt that he felt and, due to the fact that they had both been absent during those events, agreed that neither of them could fully understand what Rico and his squad had been going through at the time.
  • When the Helghan Empire learned of the quartet's ascension, they quickly staged an assault on their temple. Due to his involvement in killing Visari and accidentally nuking Helghan, Rico became the prime target of the assault, with Visari himself having order for Rico to be killed by any means necessary. Colonel Mael Radec, having previously expressed a desire to face Templar on the battlefield prior to killing him, was excited to finally have a chance to face off against him. The squad, with the help of several other gods, successfully managed to barely fight off the attack and subsequently installed defenses around their temple in order to better fend off any future attacks.
  • While looking for allies, the squad learned of the exploits of Commander Shepard and the Normandy Crew, a Rag Tag Bunch Of Misfits who nonetheless managed to form an effective team and save the entire galaxy. Having never encountered actual aliens in their home universe, the squad were quite amazed to meet the non-human members of the crew. Although they're all on good terms, Shepard occasionally has friction with Templar when in Renegade mode, as Templar does not approve of Renegade Shepard's more extreme methods.
  • Due to their experiences in fighting the Helghast, the squad quickly befriended the various Gundam pilots in the pantheon as well as rebel leaders such as Luke Skywalker and Jim Raynor, all of whom have similarly fought against evil human empires. This also resulted in them becoming enemies with Gihren Zabi, King Bradley, Sheev Palpatine and Arcturus Mengsk, all of whom strongly remind them of Visari.
  • Unsurprisingly, the squad are strongly opposed to nazis, as the Helghan Empire strongly emulates their ideology and clothing style. As a result, they have frequently clashed with the Red Skull and Millennium.
  • The squad also opposes any aliens who are actively hostile towards humans, which ranges from Scary Dogmatic Aliens like the Daleks and their Emperor to parasitic Chest Bursters like the Xenomorphs.
  • They're not sure what to think of the God-Emperor of Mankind and the Imperium of Man as a whole. On one hand, they appreciate his love and dedication to humanity, but, on the other hand, the Imperium's extremely dystopian and tyrannical nature, constant espousing of the superiority of humanity and Absolute Xenophobia make them incredibly reluctant to associate with the Emperor unless they have no other choice.
  • Exclusive to Templar:
    • Being the squad's leader and their only unambiguously and consistently heroic member, Templar quickly befriended other heroic soldiers such as Master Chief, Dwayne Hicks, Johnny Rico and Marcus Fenix. Similarly, commanding officers such as Captain Kirk and Commander Adama have developed a liking for him and the three frequently work together.
  • Exclusive to Luger:
    • As a Shadow Marshal, Luger was employed by the ISA as a covert assassin and saboteur. As such, she frequently works together with spies such as Nick Fury, Black Widow, Solid Snake, Sam Fisher, James Bond and Austin Powers. However, she prefers to mostly remain an independent operative, as she feels more comfortably working alone. During the times that she works with the other spies, she generally shrugs off the flirtations of Bond and Powers, although the fact that Templar, with whom she was previously in a relationship, shows signs of jealously whenever it happens amuses her greatly.
    • Luger is rather annoyed by Mr. Mundy/The Sniper, a Cold Sniper a Cold Sniper like her but also a Friendly Sniper depending on the team, making him an odd case. However, unlike her, he is a mercenary who gets hired to kill no matter the alignment of his client. Although she aknowledges his skills and has occasionally worked with him, the fact that he can just as easily become her enemy depending on who hires him makes it so that she can't trust him.
  • Exclusive to Rico:
    • Out of the entire squad, Rico is definitely the most contentious figure. Some gods even accused him of being outright sociopathic and undeserving of being called a good guy. Having aknowledged the criticism, Rico hopes to be able to redeem himself in the pantheon. Due to having been labeled a war criminal by the Helghast for his involvement in accidentally nuking Helghan, Rico tends to stay in the squad's temple the most out of the four. When not in his temple, he tends to team up with other Military Mavericks, as he works quite well with those who don't always stick to the rules. This has resulted in him frequently working alongside the likes of the Doom Slayer, B.J. Blazkowicz, Captain Titus, Tristana and Captain Hawkeye Pierce.
  • Exclusive to Hakha:
    • Due to his knowledge of Helghast weaponry and technology, Hakha has been responsible for several victories against the Helghan Empire. Any uncertainties about his loyalties due to his Half-Helghast heritage were quickly put to rest when he informed everyone of how his brother had been killed by the Helghast in retaliation for his defection. Although Hakha genuinely desires a better future for his people, he believes that this goal cannot be achieved as long as Visari and his loyalists remain in control. His defection from the Helghast resulted in him forming a friendship with fellow defectors such as Torin and Zuko. His Half-Human heritage made him get along with Alucard and Spock, the latter especially liking Hakha for his similar adherence to logic. Hakha has also on occasion reluctantly teamed up with Lelouch vi Britannia. Although he doesn't particularly like Lelouch, Hakha nonetheless views him as a worthwhile ally against the Helghast.

    Sektor 
Sektor, The God who Lacks Empathy (Ketchup, LK-9T9)
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As a human 
  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: A pair of Flamethrowers. Formerly, The Lin Kuei symbol
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Combat Pragmatist, Fond of using Fire to kill his enemies, Proud of his own Clan, Son of the Grandmaster of the Lin Kuei until he dethroned him, Cyborg, Souless Shell, Utilizing Missiles against his enemies, Able to Teleport behind enemies, Betrayed his father to get the control of the Lin Kuei, Killed by Sub-zero after the latter's resurrection
  • Domains: Cyborgs, Ninjas, Lack of Empathy, Betrayal.
  • Allies:
  • Rivals: Garfields Lynns/Firefly, The Pyro, Scarface, Fulgore
  • Enemies:
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Kano
  • Opposed by: The House of Family (Particularly the Fathers sub-house)
  • Sektor was once the proud son of the Grandmaster of the Lin Kuei and the only one who volunteered for the Cyber Initiative. Given his overall disregard for everyone but himself, even before becoming a machine, he was able to ascend as the God for Lack of Empathy.
  • Immediately after ascension, his former Lin Kuei partners tried to take him down given that he didn't mean any good. However, the Cybermen immediately intervened, thinking that Sektor was one of their own. As a result he is frequently seen with them.
  • Many are very horrified that Sektor forced most of the members of his plan to become mindless cyborgs, with him being the only one in "control". This got him to be on the hit list of every Good-aligned cyborg in the pantheon. Sektor himself is disappointed that there are many like him who don't take advantage of their cybernetics.
  • Shares the same ideals with fellow cyborg Viktor, to the point that he used to follow him in the past. The scientist views the ninja as a Kindred soul.
  • Has been seen working alongside the Winds of Destruction in a secret project that he hasn't revealed in his entirety but it's likely nothing good will come out of it. Of all of the mercenaries members, Monsoon is the most interested to know why he chose to become a cyborg.
  • The house of Family utterly despises Sektor for murdering his father, the Lin Kuei Grandmaster, to gain his position. Although there were two unlikely allies that came to defend the Cyborg, who turned out to be none other than Arthas Menethil, who also is famous for murdering their fathers.
    • Arthas himself was surprised that Sektor was soulless, essentially making him immune to Frostmourne's touch. However, Sektor decided to become the Lich King's ally.
  • He once had a duel to the death with Fulgore, but he ultimately lost the encounter. This has surprisingly made him enemies with Fulgore's archnemeses, Black Orchid and Jago.
    • Although he is quite annoyed that Boomstick's would've preferred Cyrax over him.
  • Has gone on record saying that he prefers the newer technology than the old ways of the ninja, essentially making him persona non grata among his peers (plus turning most of his clan in mindless cyborgs). Sektor himself doesn't care about what they can say and has no qualms about dealing with said detractors personally.
  • Initially confused Scarface with a fellow Lin Kuei cyborg, given how similar he looks to them, and demanded him to serve him. Obviously the alien completely ignored his commands.
    • He was later surprised to learn that one member of his race later joined the tournament not long after his death. He considers this an insult to his reputation.
  • For a while it was heavily rumored that Sektor wasn't entirely dead and that a new prototype of the Lin Kuei Cyber Initiative program by the name of Triborg was running around, not only with his memories and programs, but also with Cyrax's, Smoke's and Sub-Zero's as well. Said creation eventually wound up in the Pantheon to assist Sektor in the restoration of the Cyber Lin Kuei, which also goes by an independent title as the Tekunin.
    • The arrival of the Keeper of Time definitely helped Sektor and the rest of the Cyber Lin Kuei. First by restoring Cyrax and making him side with the Tekunin and also the recruit of Frost certainly helped, since both shared a common grudge against Kuai Liang. Unfortunately, the Tekunin took a heavy blow after Sub-Zero and Scorpion restored Cyrax memories and defeated Sektor, and while the latter did get significant upgrades, he made the mistake of trusting Kano and he got blown up as a way to divert attention and escape.
  • "I will show no mercy!"

Demigods

    Chito & Yuuri 
Chito and Yuuri, Goddesses of Comfort In The Apocalypse (Chii-chan and Yuu)
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Left: Chito; Right: Yuuri
  • As the pair continued their travels across the apocalyptic landscape that they’ve become accustomed to, they came across a large dilapidated building with a door that was about to fall off. The girls weren’t sure what was beyond that, so they decided to investigate and at first, the inside of the building looked no different from what they’re used to. As they continued to travel, they saw a light coming from the other side and once they reached it, they found a place that looked far livelier than the war-torn landscape that they have regularly traversed. They were greeted by someone and told that they were in the Pantheon, something that Chito was unsure of at first, but Yuuri seemed interested in it. After an explanation of the place and being given a card that would identify them as Pantheonic denizens, the two continued to travel in their tank, but in the Pantheon and outside of it.
  • While the Pantheon may seem to be a more idyllic place at first glance, it has been notorious for having a Forever War and one that would inevitably cause great devastation to any location that’s caught in the crossfire. Whenever any given location in the Pantheon falls into ruins, there’s a chance that Chito and Yuuri will look around the place to look for anything interesting before it gets restored back to its original state (by the deities in the Houses of Craft and Life and Death). The two have noticed that the destruction that affects the Pantheonic locations they visit is much more severe at times compared to their original world.
  • During a tour across a city that was on the cusp of being destroyed, they found a motorcycle in good condition parked near a building, leading to a possibility that someone might be around in that locale. After a bit of looking, they managed to find someone headed to their motorcycle and both parties noticed each other and it led to a conversation between them. Kino introduced herself to Chito and Yuuri as the owner of that motorcycle and that she travels around to many different locations and staying there for a fixed period of time. Chito and Yuuri then explained to Kino about their travels across a post-apocalyptic landscape, finding what they need, and the discussions about life that they had. Although both parties don’t meet with each other regularly, they’re on good terms with each other and exchange stories about their travels whenever they meet.
  • Chito is a bona-fide bookworm that carries some journals with her and is interested in any new books that she finds while Yuri is frequently hungry and will take a chance to eat whenever possible, especially when she finds something interesting. With the Pantheon having a large selection of books and food in appropriate places (and some other locations outside their respective houses), one would think that Chito and Yuri would be frequent visitors to those places. It turned out that as much as those places interested the two, they visit them on a far less regular basis than one would think as a result of their travels and simply surviving as a priority of theirs. Yuri in particular would love to set up a home at the House of Food to rest at (and possibly make rations for others given that they’ve made some back then), but given that she and Chito are moving almost all the time, such a dream isn’t going to become a reality.
  • One of their travels resulted in them seeing a mysterious figure wandering around the location they’re at. The figure jumped at great heights and it took some time for the two girls to catch up to the figure. The Robed Figure isn’t really a talker, but he did understand where the girls were coming from as far as journeying is concerned, especially after learning that war irrevocably devastated the world the girls were from and that the only thing the two could do at that point was survive. Both parties have gotten along with each other since then, even if The Robed Figure did find Yuuri to be a little weird at times and wouldn’t really want to visit their world given how perpetually cold it is there.
  • What appeared to be a strange junkyard to Chito and Yuuri when they visited it turned out to be the place for a man named Diogenes. The girls learned about his struggles as he traversed across the land in a cauldron and it was through perseverance that he was able to complete his journey. While the girls did travel across a landscape that only goes up much like Diogenes did, he doesn’t have any issue with them despite the girls having a much easier method of traveling than he does. While the less-than-bright Yuuri seems excited to try and attempt something like what Diogenes did, Chito personally finds the idea of going upwards using only a cauldron and a sledgehammer to be more scary than frustrating.
  • Having encountered a still-functioning robot in their journey, the thought of any additional robots that were still running around in their world was something in the back of the girls’ minds (mostly Chito’s). The two found a small robot in a junkyard cleaning up the mess that was there and it ended up being something that got their attention. Not only did Chito and Yuuri find WALL-E, but they also found his much sleeker looking companion/girlfriend EVE and discovered that WALL-E was originally designed to clean up a messy futuristic Earth. WALL-E and EVE were ultimately able to provide a step needed to make Earth habitable again, but were sympathetic towards Chito and Yuuri’s plight and how little the girls were able to do in their ruined world. Chito and Yuuri were reminded of the strange creatures that consumed organic matter, electronics, and ammunition through WALL-E, even if his functions were more “compact garbage” and less “eat matter and not leave anything behind”.
  • Chito and Yuuri met a couple other humans in their desolate world: a cartographer and an inventor, both of whom were simply continuing their work in a world that has changed drastically. The Pantheon had a few deities that were more straightforward in trying to survive a post-apocalyptic world for Chito and Yuuri to encounter. When they found Joel and Ellie at a ruined part of the Pantheon, the initial meeting was a bit tense due to Joel’s hardened nature, though Ellie seems to get along pretty well with the two. It came as a surprise for Chito and Yuuri to learn about what happened in Joel and Ellie’s world and in turn, both Joel and Ellie find it surprising that despite living in a world where there’s basically nothing left, Chito and Yuuri were able to keep up a relaxed disposition and make the most of their time.
    • Other post-apocalyptic survivors that Chito and Yuuri learned about were The Courier and The Sole Survivor. What the two girls found interesting about those particular deities was that they had the capacity to change things for others for better or worse. The Courier’s line of work fascinated the two girls and they’ve even encountered him a few times in their travels, with their meetings generally going smoothly. Chito and Yuuri have also wondered about the worlds where The Courier and The Sole Survivor came from, though given how dangerous those places are, the two girls haven’t really gone to those places for the time being.
  • The Pantheon did provide a possibility of creatures similar in function to the “cats” they encountered. Unfortunately, the only deities that were close to that kind of function were The Unbidden, being a race of otherworldly creatures that consume all planetary life and matter and unlike those “cats”, not only do The Unbidden have no problem performing their task on planets that still have living lifeforms, but they relish in witnessing their victim’s pain. From what the girls understand about The Unbidden, the most the two can do is avoid them to the best of their abilities as they simply don’t have what is necessary to take on even one member of The Unbidden.

    Jeffrey Lebowski/The Dude 
Jeffrey Lebowski, The Mellow God (The Dude, Mr. Lebowski, His Dudeness, Duder, El Duderino)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: A bowling ball and a cup of White Russian
  • Theme Song: The Man in Me or Lookin’ Out My Backdoor
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Brilliant, but Lazy, The Chew Toy, Classical Anti-Hero, Cool Shades, Deadpan Snarker, Prefers to be called “The Dude”, Loves White Russian cocktails, Erudite Stoner, Jerk with a Heart of Gold, Looks Like Jesus (though he doesn't exactly act like Him), Mellow Fellow, Mistaken Identity, Obfuscating Stupidity, Pinball Protagonist, Sir Swears-a-Lot, The Slacker, Vitriolic Best Buds with Walter
  • Domains: Slackers, Laziness, Mistaken Identity
  • Herald: Walter Sobchak
  • Followers: Little Bellowski, Admiral Kizaru, Marshall Mann
  • Allies: Kevin Flynn, Tony Stark/Iron Man, Roger Thornhill, Sully, Wander, Jake the Dog, Fred Flintstone, Dean Ambrose, Marge Gunderson
  • Enemies: Clu, Obadiah Stane
  • Opposes: Beavis and Butt-Head
  • Odd Friendship with: Lady Amalthea, Barton Fink
  • Respected by: House of FAITH
  • Jeffrey Lebowski, also known as “The Dude”, is seen as the laziest man in L.A., which puts him in the running for laziest in the world. And everything he does pretty much screams "lazy": paying for Half & Half with a check, renting a crappy apartment, spending time bowling and on not much else, and getting mellow on White Russians. One day, two thugs who have mistaken him for a millionaire of the same name urinated on his rug to coerce him into paying a debt he knows nothing about. While attempting to gain recompense for the ruined rug from his wealthy counterpart, he accepts a one-time job with high pay-off. Intrigue and confusion ensues from there.
  • He would prefer if people refer to him as "The Dude", rather than Jeffrey or Mr. Lebowski, and politely requests everyone he meets to refer to him as such.
  • Is often seen in the House of Sports’ bowling alley. He was a bit disappointed that there has yet to be a god who represents that sport. Though he at least found another god who shares the same hobby in Fred Flintstone, who the Dude even finds similar to his friend Walter. He also became good friends with Roman Belic after meeting him at the alley.
  • Sometimes hangs out with Roger Thornhill due to both of them being caught in unexpected exploits due to a case of Mistaken Identity.
  • He also made friends with Sully (despite him being a monster) as his voice reminds him of his friend Walter Sobchak, only a bit kinder.
  • Being an easygoing and laid-back man, he can be seen with others who share that trait such as Jake the Dog and Wander.
  • Dean Ambrose also has respect for the man, having a similar laid-back and wacky attitude (when he’s not trying to destroy someone) as well as calling himself "The Dude" as WWE World Heavyweight Champion.
  • Is sometimes mistaken for Kevin Flynn due to their similar faces. Some even suggested that they are the same person. Even so, they managed to have a friendly relationship. Which puts him under Clu’s radar as he doesn’t like being compared to a lazy slacker.
    • Lady Amalthea has been given odd looks towards the Dude as his voice is strangely similar to that of Prince Lir, whom she fell in love with when she was in her human form.
    • Tony Stark, upon seeing the Dude, had a vague sense that he has seen him before as he looked like one of his foes Obadiah Stane. However, he’d never quite peg that they’re the same guy. After the confusion has been cleared, the two get along fine. (once Stane himself ascended, The Dude was scared of him)
  • For a particular reason, he also managed to be on good terms with Barton Fink. Although the Dude was initially uncomfortable with how Barton looks like Jesus Quintana, one of his bowling rivals.
  • Once heard a voice that sounded similar to his friend Donnie, but was startled that it came out of Randall and ran away.
  • He also caught the attention of several Equestrian deities, probably because he reminded them of a pony that resides in their world.
  • He may be a slacker, but even he is annoyed with Beavis and Butt-Head’s idiotic antics. He hopes that he doesn’t see them pissing on the rug in his temple.
  • Was respected by the House of Faith after it found out about a religion devoted largely to his philosophy and lifestyle.
  • Apparently, the Dude has been a subject of various memes. Notably, “that’s like your opinion, man” being used as a response to an unpopular opinion.
  • Many gods have been discussing an interesting theory: that the Dude’s exploits are strangely similar to those of Alice. A video was even made supporting evidence for the theory. Though neither deity have said anything about it.
  • “The Dude abides.”

Quasideities

    Arthur Dent 
Arthur Dent, Divine Unfazed Everyman of the Pantheon
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: The number 42 and a towel
  • Theme Song: The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy theme song
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Heroic Neutral Action Survivor, The Comically Serious, Fantastic Racism, The Watson, Pajama-Clad Hero for a while; still has a Limited Wardrobe, Deadpan Snarker
  • Domains: Void, Curse, Tea, Travel, Earth
  • Followers: Sarah, Francesco Dellamorte
  • Allies: Leslie Knope, Iroh, Star-lord, The Doctor, Jack Harkness, Amy Pond, Rory Williams, River Song, Rincewind, Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Mario, Link, Luke Skywalker, Spock, Yoda
  • Enemies: The Vogons, The Daleks, The Cybermen
  • Annoyed by: House of Extraterrestrials, Captain T. Kirk, Commander Shepard
  • Annoys: Immortal God-Emperor of Mankind
  • A little-told part of the Pantheon is the culture shock that one partakes when one first enters the Pantheon. Most people there probably haven't thought that aliens, vampires and time travel even existed until they step foot in the grounds. Without others to guide them through the process, it can drive quite of few insane. Arthur Dent is not such a person. When he found out that his home planet was destroyed just to build a space highway, he hardly batted an eye. Likewise, the concept of ascending to meet other beings from multiple dimensions only elicited one reply: "Is there tea available?" Thus his jubilant reaction when he found out that yes, there is tea in the Pantheon. That was all he needed to know, and he ascended shortly afterwards.
    • Sadly for him, some things remain the same. Shortly after he made it into the Pantheon, he was slapped with a series of documents that had to be signed at specific locations and at precise moments of time. Otherwise, he would have to start the process all over again. This was the workings of the Vogons who insisted on making every moment of his ascension process as possible. Thankfully, Leslie Knope was able to help him navigate through the red tape to get past them with some sabotaging from Ron Swanson.
  • The very first place that he visited was the House of Food in the search of his first cup of tea of ages. He expected that such a deity would be British. Instead, it was Uncle Iroh, a well respected patron on the arts. While disappointed, Dent agreed that it was the best tea he's ever had. Arthur Dent frequently buys tea to stock up a supply for himself.
  • He may only be a quasideity, but he is well-regarded by many in the Pantheon. Being unfazed seems to be a stock requirement for many protagonists here in the Pantheon.
  • Dent saw a chance for him to be treated as any other normal human would in the Pantheon. He entered the subhouse of Aliens in the hopes that he would have a better start with them. Unfortunately, the deities already know that the aliens in his world refer to him as "Earthman". It's a name many of them decided to call him to this day.
    • There are a few who buck the trend though. Spock found Dent to be a fascinating case to study. Likewise, Yoda has volunteered to monitor the man to see if he could be a better man.
  • Star-lord was surprised to find someone who was abducted from Earth just like him, though his Earth is still around unlike Arthur's. There was more amusement when he found out Arthur was plucked ten years before him. It was Peter Quill who was there to fill in on what Arthur Dent had missed in the past ten years. Afterward, Arthur Dent is often dragged into adventures with the Guardians of the Galaxy, often against his will.
  • When the Immortal God-Emperor of Mankind sees humanity depicted with aliens, he smiles at those who are able to overcome technological disadvantages in other to prove they are just as tenacious as their counterparts, if not more. Arthur Dent... is not that kind of person. His antics did not amuse the God-Emperor one bit, especially since Arthur has started to make the human race a laughing stock of space explorers. He even thinks the series is propaganda by aliens to make humanity look bad. Either way, he can't convince others that it's not funny.
  • For others such as the Doctor, he sees the man as a potential ally. Arthur likes the Time Lord as one of the few aliens that calls him by his real name as well as being one of the closet things to being like an Englishman. The Tenth incarnation even implied that he had met the man before they were in the Pantheon, calling him a "nice man".
    • Dent has made an even closer bond with the various ascended companions along the way, all of whom are from Britain. Amy and Rory were able to fill him in on the rest of the things that he may have missed. It took a while for him to understand the nature of River Song, though. And it took a while for him to convince Jack Harkness he's not interested.
    • Of course, that got him associated with many malicious aliens such as the Daleks and the Cybermen. They don't actively seek him out because they consider him harmless for now.
  • Arthur's case of misfortune was so bad, Rincewind felt pity, and he's the literally god of those who keep getting screwed over by the universe. While there is nothing the wizard can do to help, he has often been stranded with the man in many adventures. That's one combination no enemy wants to touch. They may get screwed over, but it at least keeps them alive.
  • At least Arthur has a representative in the superhero department. Spider-Man usually represents those in the audience who struggle to balance their lives. Peter proved to be the perfect person to talk to Arthur about his grievances. Parker deals with his own version of bad luck, named the "Parker Luck".
  • Laments at the fact that there are humans such as Kirk and Shepard that were able to be respected by their alien counterparts. To him, anyone could lead a group of aliens into a battle field. Unfortunately, he has had no such luck doing so himself.

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