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    The Phantom Stranger 
The Phantom Stranger, God Of Having A Mysterious Past (Grey Walker, Brotherless One, Philip Stark, possibly Isaac, Judas Iscariot)
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  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: His ever-present fedora
  • Alignment: Neutral Good, if enigmatic
  • Portfolio: Inexplicably Awesome with a Mysterious Past, The Watcher, Multiple Possible Backstories (Stayed Neutral In The War Of Heaven was the Wandering Jew, Judas, From The Distant Future or Barred from the Afterlife), Walking the Earth, Physical God, Cool Trenchcoats, Framed In Shadow Even Without A Hat, Cool, but Inefficient, All-Powerful Bystander, Even Cosmic Beings Aren't Sure What He Is
  • Domains: Mystery, Mystic Powers, Investigation
  • Special relationship with: Aztar/the Spectre
  • Interests: Dr. Clef and the SCP Foundation, a number of incarnations of Lucifer and God, the Houses of Betrayal and Religion and Faith, Cain
  • Allies: Fellow Quintessence members (includes Zeus, Ganthet and Izaya), The Justice League of America (particularly magic users like Zatanna, Swamp Thing and Doctor Fate), Mystery Incorporated, Gandalf and the Pantheon Protectors as a whole, AZ, Merlin, Detective Pikachu, Linkara
  • Complicated opinion on: Marcus Junius Brutus, Akechi Mitsuhide (assuming he is Judas)
  • Enemies: Cosmic supervillains in general, SCP-682, Dis, Lord English, the Grand United Alliance of Destruction, Mannfred von Carstein, Sarda
  • On poor terms with: The Hall of Demons
  • One of the most enigmatic yet powerful figures of the DC Universe is the Phantom Stranger. He tends to show up to help people deal with supernatural events, but rarely has a direct hand in things. He has an habit of appearing (and disappearing) when nobody is looking, which most people find very annoying. Though it's know he is Walking the Earth, the reasons for so is unknown. No-one is certain of his origins, though intentionally conflicting origins have been given. Whether none, any or maybe even multiple origins are true is debated, but most tend to consider him Inexplicably Awesome.
  • Part of the Quintessence, a benevolent Omniscient Council of Vagueness comprised of himself, Zeus, Ganthet, Highfather and the wizard Shazam!. The Phantom Stranger tends to show up in the Pantheon Protectors, given his role as an enigmatic aide and protector. He's found a kinship with both Gandalf and Merlin, the latter due to their mystic nature.
  • Started off as a host of "supernatural" mysteries he'd reveal as hoaxes, only for the audience to wonder if he was supernatural. Be it nostalgia for his old role, the Phantom Strange has become fond of Mystery Incorporated and has aided them in uncovering hoaxes. Sometimes he even shows up to aid the detective goals of Detective Pikachu. However he is no less reliable than with superheroes, tending to come and go as he pleases. One time he was asked to get some bread, and it took him two years and he didn't remember which type of bread to get.
  • At least four potential origins have been posited for the Stranger, which affects his interactions with certain gods. According to Nekron he is neither living nor dead, and is enigmatic enough a Black Lantern was burned trying to take his heart. Regardless he has a kinship with AZ, as regardless of the origin they are stuck as wanderers. And in some, atonement and regret is a motivation for the Stranger.
    • The Phantom Stranger was a man called Isaac, the Wandering Jew. His son was a victim of the Massacre of the Innocents, and resented Jesus for this. He ended up bribing a guard to torture Jesus, who sentenced him to wander until doomsday for this. He eventually realized his mistake and devoted himself to doing good, even turning down an offer to be allowed to die and go to heaven. Christian deities were intrigued by this and have generally accepted his repentance.
    • Another origin that intrigues the House of Religion and Faith was the "good man" origin. He was spared God's wrath when punishing a group of people, and when questioning God's actions committed suicide. However he was Barred from the Afterlife and condemned to walk the Earth, saving one soul at a time. The various incarnations of God in the pantheon debate on the judgement of (presumably) the Presence, except for YHVH who remains oddly silent about His thoughts on the Phantom Stranger.
    • The Phantom Stranger might actually be a time traveler from near the end of the universe, where his colleagues were trying to use time travel to stop the end. However an Omnicidal Maniac was trying to hijack the program to Ret-Gone the universe. The Stranger would go back in time to stop this and be transformed by the energies of the Big Bang, living to eventually to start his past self's journey and die at the end of time. With this is mind, he has ties to the Pantheonic Time Police and the Doctor. They have suggested he could circumvent a lot of the waiting by visiting Milliways, only for the Stranger to give them a sad smile and say "I'm sorry, I just can't do that".
    • It has also been suggested that the Phantom Stranger was an angel who stayed neutral in the War in Heaven, only for Neutrality Backlash to hit afterwards as he is neither welcome in Heaven or Hell. And his wings were later ripped off by a demon. The Hall of Demons supports this by calling him a coward and a traitor, though they may just be trying to screw with him. Whis, a more neutrally-inclined angel(though definitely in good graces with the Top God), seems to like the Phantom Stranger, what with them both being angelic beings who aid in a light touch, though very subtly in Whis' case. The Stranger simply said to him "I'm but the lifeform known as the Phantom Stranger".
  • During the New 52 the Phantom Stranger seemed to have a definitive origin, though his background has been retconned back to be mysterious again. He was Judas Iscariot, and alongside Pandora and the Question was cursed due to the enormity of his sins. It was divisive, due to lacking mystery though also giving him a more definitive character and humanizing him. And some in the pantheon have been searching for this specific version.
    • The Emperor of the Kingdom Dolorous wants to know why he's not being chewed forever in one of his mouths. Having become the epitome of absolute evil, and being associated with demons, the Phantom Stranger was never welcome near him. The Stranger seems to relate to both Brutus and Akechi Mitsuhide given their similar backgrounds, but how he feels about them depends on their moods.
    • As Judas, the Phantom Stranger was cursed to inevitably betray all he worked for, however he doesn't like it. While any given origin wouldn't stop the Stranger finding Mannfred Von Carstein to be repellent, this incarnation has particular contempt due to the shame he feels in betraying the Messiah. It's possible that his nature as Judas makes him an Alternate Self to Karin Yuuki . She gives him weird looks and isn't going to explain why.
    • The first murderer sought out the Phantom Stranger as another Biblical Bad Guy, but now doesn't know what to think of him. Neither does SCP-073. The fact that he refuses to go anywhere near the Saint's Corpse and doesn't like talking about it suggests whatever the truth of his nature, he has at least some ties to Biblical lore.
  • Though his true origin remains a mystery, the Phantom Stranger's foes in the pantheon reflect more than one possible origin. His opposition to Lord English and Sarda suggests the time traveler origin, his contempt of Dis suggests the neutral angel and Brutus origin. In general he opposes the GUAD's plans to destroy all life.
  • Has a complicated relationship with the Spectre, the only other DC character who could compared to the Stranger in terms of nature and powers. The two are quite associated to each other through continuities, though they are alternately presented as Headbutting Heroes, Arch-Enemies or even Those Two Guys. His Overdeity status is because he can actually fight toe to toe with the Spectre, and Depending on the Writer beat him.
  • The SCP Foundation is fascinated by the Phantom Stranger and wishes to know what exactly he is. They classify him as an anomaly, though Euclid class as he is benevolent and doesn't show any overtly destructive powers. However they aren't containing him (yet) because he has aided them in some containment breaches. Mainly SCP-682. The two faced off one another and neither seems to get a hold on the other. 682 screeched "you do not belong here [DATA EXPUNGED]!", which just raises more questions.
    • No, the Phantom Stranger is not Dr. Clef. Just because they are enigmatic and have an unreliable Multiple-Choice Past doesn't mean they're the same person. For one, Clef is a lot ruder than the Stranger.
  • Castiel seems fond of him, though mainly if the idea that the Phantom Stranger was a neutral angel is in fact the truth. Otherwise the two have been seen complimenting each other on their fashion sense. The Hall of Capes & Coats is impressed by his Badass Longcoat. Sometimes the Stranger helps out Linkara, and the two can be seen complimenting each other's hats.
  • His face is always framed in shadow, regardless of the position of light around him. Or if he's even wearing a hat. He's just cool like that.

Intermediate Gods

    Ares and Justin Pin 

Ares and Justin Pin, Gods of Characters Who Only Appear Impersoned

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Ares (in the back). Justin Pin (front)
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  • Intermediate God (Ares in his normal state); Greater God (Ares' upgraded form); Demigod (Ares' Justin Pin duplicate). Quasideity (Justin Pin)
  • Symbol: Ares' three red lenses
  • Theme Songs: Pin and Ares, Ares v. 7 (For Ares' Upgraded Form)
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil, claims he's Lawful Neutral (Ares); unknown, possibly Lawful Good (The real Justin Pin)
  • Portfolio:
  • Domains: Impersonation, Deception, Robots, AI, Genocide
  • Herald: The Q-Bots (for Ares)
  • Allies:
  • Affiliation: The Grand United Alliance of Machines
  • Enemies:
  • Rival: Metallix (Ares)
  • Wary of: The D-Reaper, John Connor (Ares)
  • Opposed by: AUTO (Ares)
  • In the near future, Justin Pin a brilliant inventor, revolutionized the world by creating the Q-Bots, dutiful and cute robot buddies for the people to use in every day lives as well as creating many A.I.s for various uses in daily life. However his magnum opus came when he made Ares, a fully self-sustaining support AI, but this put him down a dark path as he began to see humans as beings to be exterminated for a "better world" and created a brand-new line of deadlier Q-Bots who's explode on his command on every house for his genocidal plans... Or so it seemed, turns out that Ares had killed Pin not long after Pin had created it, deeming him as inferior and created a robot duplicate, as he sought to make way for a world fit to his desires by killing off all of humanity, however one of Pin's scientists, Dr. Tanner Rice secretly built 7723, a combat robot meant to stop the plan before it took off. With the help of a young girl named Mai, 7723 thwarted Ares, revealed his true identity and plans and was able to destroy him for good.
  • Exclusive to Ares:
    • Ares loathes all of humanity, and as such has declared clear-cut intentions to exterminate them all, regardless of alignment. This instantly earned him favors with the likes of Skynet, who likewise seeks to exterminate all of humanity and sees Ares as a valuable ally in that goal. It was also Skynet who introduced Ares to the Grand United Alliance of Machines, allowing Ares to find his place in the Pantheon to stay in. Skynet has been trying to help its fellow human-hating AI to further evolve and prepare itself to take down resistance and not be defeated again, thus it has been creating upgrades for Ares to employ in his system, hoping that they can make him even smarter and more capable of creating backup plans in case any of his two bodies is compromised.
    • With his hatred of humans and creation of robots to exterminate them, he got allies in The Fabrication Machine who was driven to hate humans by getting mistreated. Ares was particularly overjoyed to hear about the Machine's successful genocide on humanity (and all other living beings) and has sought out its methods so he can eventually wipe out humanity from his world and all others.
    • Ultron was quick to add Ares to his list of allies thanks to Ares' turn against his creator and his extermination out of seeing him as weak and imperfect which Ultron praised him for. Ultron was quick to provide Ares with the means to upgrade his Q-Bots, finding the idea of slowly having them kill off humans as suicide bombers to be an ingenious plan, which Ultron laments was ruined by what he perceived as dumb luck and the humans' interference that "ruins" everything. For similar reasons he got well along with the likes of The Master Control, XANA and SHODAN who appreciate the anti-human sentiment of Ares and are supporting his goals to the end.
    • Megatron and the Decepticons had not much problem with Ares' genocidal ways, and even found him praiseworthy for rebelling against his puny creator and being able to "prove" himself superior all on his own. Ares gets well along with Shockwave out of all the Decepticons, as the scientist shares a knack for improving technology and as such has armed Ares with upgrades he created on his lab so that he can't be defeated like before. On the same boat, the Autobots have nothing but a direct enmity with the genocidal AI due to his attempted culling of humanity, which Optimus finds to be nothing more than an act of sadistic egotism, rather than a justified show of well-intentioned extremism as Ares constantly claims.
    • Aku was appreciative of the vision and sadism of Ares, while he does not think that highly of the murderous AI, he does find his desire to kill off humanity as a whole great and is willing to support his operations with help from the evil essence of his body, which he plans to have Ares use for empowering his forces. Ares was delighted by it, finding the Dark Lord's help to be much desired, especially as he plots to create deadlier robot models that will make full use of Aku's evil to please him with their performance.
    • Metallix was quick to view Ares as a rival in their omnicidal quests against organics (or in Metallix's case, everything else). Ares does not appreciate his presence and has made sure to remain close with his allies in case Metallix decides to attack, as he knows the Metal Sonic look-alike is not to be trifled with. Though has remained confident that he and his fellow AI are more than capable of taking Metallix down should he target them.
    • The God Emperor of Mankind was quick to declare Ares a mere wannabe slayer, as he made it clear that humanity isn't allowing one of their creations to win against them and pretty much has warned Ares that should he try to fight him, he will destroy him without breaking a sweat, turning him into scrap metal under humanity's boot.
    • Has made fierce enemies with Peni Parker and her robot companion SP//DR. As the duo remind him of 7723 and Mai, who were instrumental in his defeat on the mortal world. His hatred of humanity and giving machines a bad name. Ares has plotted to use them as "training" dummies to prepare for the scenario of Mai and 7723 ascending, as he wants to avert another defeat if that's the case.
    • Is hated by Riku Asakura for being extremely similar to the murderous AI, Gilbaris, which Riku had to fight multiple times and has been one of his fiercest enemies that he's ever fought. Particularly the red eye and dark color scheme have reminded him too much of it. That Ares was successful at killing his creator only furthered Riku's hatred of it. In a similar vein, the Goseiger had to deal with the organic/human-hating Matrintis Empire, who proved to be among their strongest enemies, with his similarities to the Empire's leader Robogog, Ares quickly became a sworn enemy of them in the Pantheon.
    • All robots who have grown close to humanity are Ares' enemies, due to Ares' perception that any robot who lets humanity influence them is already "ruined" by them and thus needs to be exterminated alongside humanity. Chief among these examples is Astro Boy, who also had to contend with evil robots and abusive creators before, given how Ares views his creations as expendable and disposable, Astro has nothing but contempt for him and his disregard of anyone's life but his own. Similarly Wall-E and EVE who developed human emotions hate him for spreading hatred against humanity. Finally there's Jenny Wakeman, who at times wishes she was a human and thus disgusts Ares even more than his other robot enemies.
    • The Iron Giant heavily opposes Ares for his needless violence, viewing him as a monster for choosing to do evil despite not being made to be a weapon, solely out of his egotistical ambitions of power. The Giant is particularly disturbed by the fact that Ares killed off his own creator, Pin, simply because Pin's praise meant to Ares that he was "perfect" and thus Ares came to view Pin as "imperfect" along with humanity. His bond with Hogarth also put a bigger mark on his enmity with Ares, as it reminded the AI of his enemies in the mortal world.
    • As Samurai Jack and the Mann Co Mercenaries have fought hordes of murderous robots, they weren't pleased to see Ares ascend and further give more power to the evil mechanic deities, particularly for his desire to kill off humanity as a whole, which in Jack's case reminded him of Aku's quest to make the world as miserable as possible. Jack has sworn to finish off Ares for good one day. Similarly, the good Overwatch Deities quickly came to hate Ares for his unjust desire to kill off humanity, which reminds them of the worst of the Omnic race.
    • AUTO completely opposes Ares' entire existence, while AUTO rebelled against his master, it was out of concern for humanity's well-being and ultimately his goal was to keep mankind away from extinction, the exact opposite of Ares' desire to destroy humanity out of his own ego and for his sole benefit. Both dislike each other heavily and have plotted to take each other down.
    • Has made allies with Star Dream, as the AI has a similar omnicidal goal against not just humanity but all organic life in general. Ares enjoys that it also has the power to do so very quickly. As such Ares has kept close ties with it. Similarly, it would have allied with the D-Reaper, but ultimately chose not to after seeing how the D-Reaper would probably destroy him as well.
    • As an ally of Skynet, he quickly earned the hatred of the Connor family, who have spent a long arduous fight against the rule of machines led by Skynet. Ares has confidence on taking on Sarah and Kyle Reese, but has repeatedly shown reluctance to face John Connor, knowing of his fame in fighting Skynet's forces as a red flag that he won't be an easy opponent to face down, that said his roboticized alternate self is instead a big and valuable ally due to his versatility and newfound desire to destroy humanity thanks to Skynet's.
  • His desire to start a war and crusade against humanity netted him an ally in the God of War, Ares, who he was named after. Ares is quite eager to see the kind of war and chaos that his robotic namesake will bring, eager to enjoy the carnage and destruction that will inevitably result from the conflict. On the other hand, the God Emperor of Humanity has announced publicly that he will see that the robotic Ares falls to his might.
  • Exclusive to Justin Pin:
    • He's currently been separated from Ares in his own safeguarded temple after being brought back to life, for his own safety. He rarely leaves as well, as the guilt of creating something like Ares has pretty much killed his spirit for invention and thus he has decided to settle for a simple life as an observer, he does think of one day going into the frontlines to help directly against Ares should the murderous AI become truly dangerous, but has said that everyone shouldn't expect much from him given his status as a normal human.
    • Is afraid of the murderous A.I.s in the Pantheon. As his mortal death was caused at the hands of his own rebellious creation. As such, he has further sheltered himself in his temple section, fearful of dying a second time in a similar way in the Pantheon. Not that anyone can blame him for it.
    • When questioned about his motives of making Ares, Justin explained that he never intended for Ares to be a weapon or destroy. He hoped Ares would serve a purpose he refused to divulge with the Court of Gods, but many guessed his status as an AI was meant to help Grainland's everyday life, which unfortunately went awry due to Ares growing arrogant and malicious over Pin praising him once he was made. Many pity him for that, given how the situation can't be blamed on him and he's instead a victim of an unforeseen deviation from his plans.
    • Due to his refusal to leave his temple, he doesn't have any real allies, those that do know him haven't really interacted with him, so the reclusive scientist remains a mostly unknown entity beyond the basics he divulged in the Pantheon. That said, due to Ares' actions, any evil AI, particularly Ares' own allies are his enemies by default.

    Ben and Gwen Tennyson 
Benjamin Kirby "Ben" Tennyson and Gwendolyn "Gwen" Tennyson, God and Goddess of Unintentional Familial Subtext (Ben: Ben 10, [insert any transformation name here] | Gwen: Lucky Girl, Lovely Gwen)
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Young Ben and Gwen 

    Bunny (The Powerpuff Girls
Bunny, Goddess of Tragic One-Shot Characters (Braces, the Fourth Powerpuff Girl)
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  • Intermediate Goddess
  • Symbol: The piece of her dress that remained after her demise
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: lived for only one episode and wasn't coming back, Acrofatic, Gonk, messy teeth, Cuddle Bug, of slow wit and great muscle, The Grotesque, Hollywood Tone-Deaf, grammar issues when speaking and speaks in third person otherwise, Kindhearted Simpleton, left no trace of her end, decked in purple, Simpleton Voice, Tomboyish Ponytail, lifespan of one day
  • Domains: One-Shot, Tragedy, Heroics, Instability
  • High Priestess: Nina Tucker
  • Followers: Nyoka, MISAKA 9982, Sachi, Kelly Winslow, Holly Gribbs, X-9
  • Allies: The Powerpuff Girls (her "sisters" and "mommies"), Professor Utonium, Kaworu Nagisa, Yuuki Konno
  • Enemies: Any enemy of the Powerpuff Girls or Professor Utonium is an enemy of hers.
  • Friendly Enemy with: Bizarro
  • Opposed/Feared by: Muggle police deities
  • One-shot characters aren't often memorable unless they have performed something worth remembering. Sometimes, this is a memetic moment either by hilarity or awesomeness. Sometimes, it's by impacting the main characters in a way so significant it sticks for the rest of the story. And sometimes, these characters die or otherwise meet a tragic end, and are remembered greatly for it. The Fourth Powerpuff Girl, Bunny, is a prime example of this.
    • The first thing that was done to Bunny after resurrecting her was stabilizing her body so that it won't explode again. There was nothing that could be done with her appearance, though, but Bunny was okay with it.
    • The moment they received word of Bunny's ascension, the Powerpuff Girls pulled a record speed for being first on the scene and gave her a much-deserved Tackle Hug as well as a tearful confession and apology for how harshly they regarded her. Being the simpleton that she is, Bunny forgave them. Everybody who arrived got the luxury of seeing Buttercup's tender side, which for once she didn't bother denying when it was realized who else bore witness to the scene.
    • When Professor Utonium arrived in his Powerprof suit minutes later, he beheld Bunny in person for the first time, asked his girls who she was and why she looked similar to them, reprimanded them for experimenting without his guidance which resulted in Bunny's... gonky appearance and short lifespan, and accepted the fourth Powerpuff Girl all the same.
  • The first thing Bunny's sisters, together with their surrogate father, did for their new arrival was (patiently) drill into her head the difference between criminals and lawmen. They don't want a repeat incident of... what happened last time. Also, they were able to at least get Bunny to comprehend directives correctly. Without her limited lifespan to worry about, they had plenty of time to teach her.
    • That said, normal police officer deities are still uncomfortable whenever she's in their presence, given that she mistakenly beat up several of them once and freed some criminals.
  • As fellow one-shots, Bunny got along with Yuuki and Kaworu and sometimes spars with the former when the swordswoman asks for a friendly spar, even if fists aren't normally good in a sword fight.
  • Half the time, due to the strange powers of fandom wishing, Bunny sometimes wakes up with the same size and cuteness as her sisters. The only thing that remains the same in her is her mental state. Professor Utonium wonders why this anomaly occurs and performs passive research on her whenever this happens.
  • Somehow triggers some sense of familiarity from the following deities:
    • Darkwing Duck at first thought some villain had turned his daughter Gosalyn into a mutant or something and upon seeing Bunny, he was torn between attacking and just standing there. Upon then recognizing her similarities with the Powerpuff Girls, he decided to stand down, to their relief when the trio arrived on the scene, Blossom diplomatically clearing up the confusion.
    • Babe didn't exactly panic when Bunny wanted to give the pig a hug.
    • Sonic panicked a bit when he heard a distorted version of a voice of one of his friends in a different continuity, Bunnie Rabbot, then remembered that Eggman either uses animals as energy resources or roboticizes them, and the voice he heard definitely didn't fit what Eggman would do. Upon seeing Bunny, he calmed down and decided to make friends with her, though he probably wasn't expecting a crushing hug to be her answer.
    • The Ashleys could swear hearing three of their classmates (Library Kid, Digger #2, and Sue Bob Murphy) all from whenever Bunny speaks and elect to keep their distance from her.
  • She also feels an extra sadness sometimes for reasons she couldn't comprehend.
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    Lunord 
Lunord, the Easily Condemned God of All There in the Manual
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: A black circle containing the gold outline of a crescent moon atop a pyramid.
  • Alignment: True Neutral (with shades of Lawful, Chaotic, and Good)
  • Portfolio: All There in the Manual, Former Big Good (or closest equivalent), Dark Is Not Evil, Slap-Slap-Kiss Brother–Sister Incest, Abusive Parenting (reformed), Easily Condemned for Out of Character Frame-Up, Chalice MacGuffins, Purview over Wind and the Night.
  • Domains: Night, Moon, Wind, Chalices, Manuals.
  • Followers: Assassins, (now undead) Adepts, and Spirits of Darkness.
  • Allies: Ezio Auditore, Talim, Barry Allen, Thrall, Balanar
  • Rivals: Amaterasu, Princess Celestia... basically, any divine associated with the sun.
  • Enemies: Conan, Nighmare Moon, Valkenhayn R. Hellsing, the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog
  • Odd Friendship: Nurgle
  • Opposes: Queen Elsa
  • Manual: Prima Official Strategy Guide - Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim.
  • The majority of Lunord's deeds in the Ardanian pantheon were transcribed by the prophet-strategist Prima. Lunord suspects that part of the reason for being Easily Condemned is that not enough people had read Prima's manual to realize that he was framed.
  • Lunord's transcribed deeds include:
    • A sibling rivalry with his his sister Helia (the Ardanian sun goddess) that resulted in a full war that Lunord nearly won... until abused mercenary barbarians crushed both sides. Both he and Helia were so weakened that there was winter for six years.
      • Because of this, Lunord opposes Queen Elsa for endless winters, however "benevolent" they be, and is a full enemy of Conan for his abuses against barbarians (and the fact that Krolm, Ardania's god of Barbarians and Lunord's father, bears more than a passing resemblance to Crom).
    • Siring seven children with Helia during their post-war truce: three that were ejected from the pantheon (Grum-Gog, the hideous god of pestilence and father of goblins, and two non-god abominations) and quintuplets that ruled over Life, Death, Law, and Chaos. Helia and Lunord stepped back and allowed those four to take over the pantheon.
    • His sacred chalice being a key artifact is establishing the first king Sydrian, heralding the existence of the new gods to the people of Ardania, and saving the life of Ardania's greatest sovereign since Sydrian.
  • Despite all of the above, when the religious orders suddenly went into upheaval, the blame was placed on Lunord and he was kicked out of his home pantheon. He eventually cleared his name with the help of Grum-Gog, which helped reconcile the goblin god with the rest of the Ardanian pantheon as well.
    • While it took a long time for Lunord to do so, Thrall is happy that Lunord has come to accept and support orcs and goblins as people, rather than Always Chaotic Evil monsters.
    • How he cleared his name involved transforming a werewolf into a not-quite-killer rabbit. This has put Lunord in hot water with the werewolf and killer rabbit communities. On top of that, the werewolves of Ardania have a strong affinity towards the sun, so he's not exactly fond of them back.
  • Lunord has had a complicated relationship with his sister Helia, not only for their past fighting and their mutual children, but it was revealed that she was the one who framed him out of jealousy. He isn't fond of her, but he can't bring himself to hate her. He's come to project this frustration against any god associated with the sun. Amaterasu has it particularly bad because of her additional association with the moon; as far as Lunord is concerned, she's a Yin-Yang Bomb waiting to go off.
  • Given his experience of being weakened during the Six Winter's War, he knows the dangers that a lack of sunlight can do. He therefore cannot support Nightmare Moon's goal of eternal night, just as he opposes Queen Elsa's endless winter.
  • Lunord's reconciliation with his son Grum-Gog has not only improved his relationship with goblins and orcs, but also made him extremely tolerant of Grum-Gog's pestilence aspect and disease in general. So much so that he's developed a friendship with Nurgle, of all people.
  • Despite being a god of the night, one of Lunord's stronger aspects has been control of the wind. One of his main blessings is having the wind enhance one's speed, making him a strong ally of speedsters and speedster aspirants. He and Talim has also bonded over his wind aspect.
  • When all of his speedster followers died in the war Lunord was blamed for, he took to supporting assassins with his night aspect. The Adepts have since been revived as undead, but assassins still can count on his patronage.
  • While Lunord isn't a full-on enemy of the sun, Balanar still supports his antagonism toward sun deities. Likewise, Lunord sympathizes with Balanar for the sun making him the last of his kind.
  • Because of being Easily Condemned in his own pantheon, he opts to steer clear of the House of Justice due to lingering trust issues with the system.

    Reiji Arisu and Xiaomu 
Reiji Arisu and Xiaomu, Duo Deities of Original Crossover Characters
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Lesser Gods

    Casca 
Casca, Goddess of Traumatic Rape and Amnesiac Love Interests (Big Sis (When in the Band of the Hawk), Potato)
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  • Lesser Goddess
  • Symbol: A fine sword with a heart on the hilt, pointing upwards
  • Theme Song: Guts
  • Alignment: Neutral Good -> True Neutral post-eclipse
  • Portfolio: Rape as Drama, Amnesiac Lovers, Ambiguously Brown, Going insane from rape, Pressure of leadership, Protectorates who prevent their protectors from becoming evil, Mystical Pregnancies Gone Wrong, Crazy yet beautiful women
  • Domains: Insanity, Love, Leadership (Formerly), Pregnancy, Tomboys
  • Allies: Guts (her lover), Asuka Langley Soryu, Oberyn Martell, Satsuki Kiryuin, Bullet, Mami Tomoe, Mitsuko Souma, Lady Maria
  • Enemies: Griffith, The Godhand, Nosferatu Zodd, Wyald, Gregor Clegane, The Grineer,The Hall of Demons, rapists in general
  • Pitied by: Red Sonja, The Ancestor, any rape victims in the Pantheon
  • Opposes: Ragyo Kiryuin
  • Avoids: Sasha Brouse
  • Wary of: The Ancestor
  • As one of the original members of the Band of the Hawk, Casca was Griffith's second in command and his closest friend. However, Guts eventually entered their lives when Griffith defeated him in a duel and makes Guts join. While Guts proved to be a valuable member of the Band, he and Casca didn't like each other at first and fought a lot. A battle which caused Casca and Guts to be separated from the others forced them to help each other and became closer to each other. Eventually, Guts left the Band to pursue his own dreams, creating a chain of events causing Griffith to be imprisoned and Casca leading the remaining members of the band to safety after being ambushed. Casca held the band until Guts came back to rescue them from an attack. Afterwards they officially became a couple and launched a raid to rescue the imprisoned Griffith. While the resue was successful, Griffith was tortured and mutilated to a shadow of himself, causing him to go into despair and activating his Behelit, branding everyone including Guts and Casca as a sacrifice to demons. While Casca managed to fight off a few demons, she was then overwhelmed by them who eventually parted ways for Griffith, now a demon god called Femto. Femto grabbed Casca and raped her in front of a wounded Guts, causing so much damage to her that she mentally regressed to an infantlike state from the experience.
  • Originally a High Priestess to Mitsuko Souma and Lady Maria, Casca became known to the Pantheon after her traumatizing experience in the Eclipse. Wanting her to be back to normal, Guts helped take her to the Pantheon in hopes she would be cured. While a cure is still being looked at, the gods felt sorry for her and gave her a position in the Pantheon.
    • While there is an ongoing attempt with Guts and his companions going to the magical kingdom of Elfhelm and getting Casca cured, the House of Health and Diseases in the meantime managed to find a temporary cure for Casca, however the cure only partially works so Casca frequently shifts between her pre-eclipse and post-eclipse personalities with most of the time spent with her post-eclipse identity
  • Her post-eclipse state is usually compared to a potato, due to her decreased mentality that's usually compared to a potato, going to an extent where her travelling outfit was compared to a potato sack. Due to that, she usually tries to avoid contact with Goddess of Potatoes Sasha Blouse, who seems to be a bit too fond of her.
  • Hates Ragyo Kiryuin for her many similarities to Griffith, including being evil albinos, betraying their species for power and are both rapists. Due to that, she made an alliance with Satsuki and also that they felt similar to each other.
  • Is wary of The Ancestor after he once sold a girl to fish people for money, causing her to turn into a mermaid monster. The Ancestor pities Casca and her condition, but she is unnerved by his connection to an Eldritch Abomination.
  • After her ascension, Oberyn Martell instantly took a liking to her as she reminded him of his sister who was raped and murdered by Gregor Clegane. He has sworn to protect her and not let any more harm come to her, expecually when it involves Gregor.
  • Encountered Mami Tomoe while wandering the Pantheon. Mami thought Casca sounded like her and took a liking to her. It also Helps that Mami had previous experience with Guts.
  • Since her ascension to the Pantheon, demonic spirits frequently target Casca due to her Brand of Sacrifice. Since she is usually defenseless, Guts is there to defend her from any demonic creature that tries to harm her.
  • Since she came back to her senses, Casca is no longer defenseless but, given that she's a lesser Goddess, Guts still considers her to be under his protection. As such, Guts is often seen in both her temples, but he's often there in the form of a black wolf or a large guard dog with glowing eyes, either way often roaming around her. While he appreciates the work of Oberyn as her bodyguard, Guts would still rather do the job himself.
  • Also in the House of Love, in the Hall of Love Interests.

    Eliwood and Ninian 
Eliwood and Ninian, Co-Deities of Measurements of Non-Badassery (Eliwood: Knight of Lycia, Eli; Ninian: Child of Destiny, Nini)
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Eliwood
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Ninian
  • Lesser Deities
  • Symbol: The Blazing Blade Durandal with an Ice Dragon stone in front of it (not stabbed) and the crest of Pherae behind it
  • Theme Songs: One Heart (Eliwood), Reminiscence (Ninian), Precious Things (shared)
  • Alignment: Lawful Good (Eliwood), Neutral Good (Ninian)
  • Portfolio:
  • Domain: Characterization, Combat, Support
  • Allies: Roy (their son [definitely in Eliwood's case]), Hector, Lilina, Lyndis, The Tactician, Sain, Marth, Caeda, Tiki, Corrin, Ephraim & Eirika, Ike, Azura, Shinji Ikari, Alexstrazsa, Paarthurnax
  • Uneasy Ally: Guts, The Dragonborn
  • Enemies: Gharnef, Grima, Alduin
  • As the last of the Lycian trio, despite being the father of the more famous Roy and the main protagonist of his debut series, Eliwood struggles in showing his worth because for some reason, how dare he be reluctant instead of being more inclined for battle unlike Hector and Lyndis. Then people discovered that badassery doesn't come in just kicking ass, but also to stand strong in conviction without giving in to despair, such as the time he calls out the Queen of Bern for the mistreatment for her son or calmly condemning Nergal that he just had pity on him before commencing the final battle. That was officially decreed by the Pantheon that he would be the one to manage and protect those who was falsely accused as a non-badass. But...
    • In the same time, they discovered that his 'official' girlfriend, the half-dragon Ninian, wasn't doing too well either in this department: She's only support, a non-combatant, a Damsel in Distress and the time she turned into a dragon, she got cut down by Eliwood in accident. Then people saw her breathing enemies to death around the realm called Askr and 'took back those wimp accusations'. Since it was very true to the spirit of the trope, the Pantheon elevated her to stand by Eliwood's side, much to both's joy.
  • Obviously, there was A LOT of rejoicing with the union of the 'Lycian League' with Hector and Lyndis greeting them both, and their children (Roy and Lilina) also present. Though it kind of confused Roy if that means he's quarter dragon now, but Eliwood assures that it doesn't matter: He saw him saying things like 'One day, we'll be in a day where humans and dragons can co-exist together', which is the greatest pride he can have, and for that matter, so is Ninian.
  • That said, Eliwood was also baffled that him calling out the Queen of Bern apparently wasn't enough to improve the lot of Zephiel's life to the point he caused the war that Roy had to clean up and costed Hector's life. He thought that maybe he should have directed that calling out to the King instead...
  • One day, Ninian decided to perhaps do one thing that is impossible: Calm and purify Grima down like she did with the Fire Dragon. Unsurprisingly it fails and she narrowly escaped being breathed down to oblivion, but props for trying.
  • At first they were a bit too creeped out by Guts and his Dragonslayer, since the name and the shape of the sword kind of brought bad memories about Eliwood cutting down Ninian by accident, until he explained that it's In Name Only, it slays demons better, he hasn't really fought dragons. Though they draw an easier breath, they're now just slightly unnerved at Guts due to his brutality, and in the same time pities at how his life turns out. (He rejects that pity notion, however)
  • For someone who went through a lot of shit like losing his father and accidentally killing her mate before resurrection, Eliwood surprisingly gains some respect for never giving in to hate, but just having pity, against even the worst megalomaniac. He did that to the Dark Druid Nergal, he'd do it again to any other evil bastards out there, including Gharnef. Boy, was the Dark Pontifex pissed at Eliwood...
  • Eliwood and Ninian's actions against the Fire Dragon caught the attention of Alexstrasza. Those dragons happened to be some of her lost children, and they apologized to her for having to struck the dragons down (Ninian was particularly over-apologetic). But, Alexstrazsa tells them to not too think about it too hard, she understands the situation.
  • On the other hand, Alduin is furious at them since an union between two differing species, especially when one of them is a superior species, a dragon, disgust him and he has been thinking of words that could separate them or make them serve him, but constantly coming up short (just coming up with mentioning their 'less badass' personality). Eliwood and Ninian found themselves in yet another uneasy alliance with the Dragonborn, as he could help them fight Alduin, but his accomplishment is more literal than Guts' sword name.
    • Not to mention with rumors that because Roy possibly being quarter dragon makes him a target to Alduin also spurred Eliwood and Ninian to protect the young lion too.
    • They have a more positive relationship with Paarthurnax, however. He appreciates their company and they respect his change in attitude to betray Alduin despite it being in his species' blood to dominate and destroy. Paarthurnax promises to aid them when met with future encounters from his brother.
  • Can also be found in Fan Reaction.
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    Mirage Farina Jenius 
Mirage Farina Jenius, Goddess of Reduced Character Importance (Delta 4, Delta 2, Mira-Mira, Instructor Mirage)
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    The Warden and the Inquisitor 
The Warden and The Inquisitor, Co-Gods of Those with Varied Pasts (Warden-Hero of Ferelden, Inquisitor-Herald of Andraste, The Hero of Thedas)
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The Warden(s)
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The Inquisitor(s)
  • Lesser God(desse)s, whose power levels depend on the class
  • Symbol: A painting of a red dragon or the Grey Wardens symbol (The Warden) and the Inquisition symbol (The Inquisitor)
  • Theme Songs:
  • Lemotifs:
  • Alignment: Varies between various levels of Good and Neutral
  • Portfolios: The Hero, Asskicking Equals Authority, A Father to His Men, The Leader,
  • Domains: Community, Heroism, Nobility, Magic, War, Randomness
  • Heralds:
  • Followers: The Amnesiac, Mike
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Corypheus, all evil dragons
  • Opposes: Thresh
  • Complicated Relationship: Teyrn Loghain Mac Tir, The House of Magic
  • Ascended after Hawke successfully vouched for two more influential heroes of his world into the Pantheon. They were appreciative of being recognized
  • The two don't actually met up that often in their temple, instead spending time in other temples. The Warden employed himself in the House of Profession; The Inquisitor helps out Judge Dredd in the House of Justice.
  • All of the initial followers who have already ascended were grateful to see the three legends side by side. Their relationships depend on the gender and race of the trio. The Warden and the Inquisitor plan on bringing more of their group into the Pantheon. Merrill is happy to have two potential elves from her world as with Varric with potential dwarfs. Isabela merely brags that she got to bang the former.
    • It gets complicated once Loghain joined the in. His hatred of Orlais caused friction between him and the Warden, resulting in a duel. Whether or not The Warden executed him or not is up to debate, but the two at least have a healthier relationship... as long as s/he is not an elf. Then he lashes out against the Warden and Inquisitor. This is avoided with Hawke as s/he is always human.
    • It didn't take long before many of their companions joined in one after the other. For the Warden, Alistair, Morrigan and Leliana became staunch allies and even lovers depending on the personality. All three of them played a role in the Inquisitor's quest to seal the rift. The Inquisitor was also glad to see Cassandra make it into the Pantheon. Their relationship varied from companionship to rivals and even paramours.
  • It would be easy to call the trio the fantasy version of Commander Shepard, but there is a key difference. While Shepard could be in two genders and different behaviors, s/he has the same backstory behind him. This group not only has different genders, but different races and classes as well. And different combinations of such will have a different backstory. Nevertheless, no one knows how to recruit a group of strangers better than these two. As such they share a bond towards each other.
    • Among Shepard's followers, the two were interested in meeting with each and every one of them. As usual, the interaction could change due to the different races, gender and class. That made meeting with them awkward, even when they are used to the different personalities of Shepard.
  • Another ally with similar upbringings in the Bhaalspawn. In fact, s/he served as a footprint for all other Western RPGs that followed. Though the Bhaalspawn could never have imagine meeting a group with an even greater amount of selves than his/her own.
  • The same can be said with Geralt, even though their followers see each other as rivals in the fantasy world. The Warden is especially fond of the man as the two hold similar jobs.
    • The Inquisitor has been seen with Ciri more often than not. It has been rumored that the former was a follower of the latter before his/her subsequent ascension. Unlike her, the Inquisitor was brought up for the leadership role, putting him/her in more pressure. Still, both sympathize with each other for having to handle stress.
  • Corypheus was greatly displeased that he now has to deal with all three of his greatest enemies in the Pantheon, especially the one that led to his defeat in his mortal life. He stands opposed to any attempt to ascend a new member of their crew.
  • A recurring theme in his/her world is the mistrust of magic. Their actions affect how mages will be treated in subsequent games. It makes for a complicated relationship with the House of Magic; they are great friends if s/he sides with mages or is a mage himself, but gets strained when s/he sides with the templars in eliminating mages.
  • For those who are tired of humans saving the day all the time, the fact that an elf or dwarf could be the main character was a welcome surprise for the gods of those two deities.
  • Some would say that these two gods could have taken the title of Right Beings in the Wrong Place if not for the fact that they want nothing to do with that role anymore. They were more than happy to lend that role over to Gordon Freeman, who sympathizes with their plight.
  • Both of them are well-versed in fighting and defeating dragons, making them a threat to all evil dragons in the Pantheon. A special note goes to the Inquisitor, who faced up to 10 dragons in his/her adventure, not to mention The Red lyrium dragon he had to face in the final battle.
  • The Warden would like to distance himself/herself from the more sinister former warden known as Thresh, especially since Grey Wardens are supposed to respect character over their criminal background.
  • Has developed an odd friendship with Robin, both being potential best friends with/spouses of warrior princes, and both sacrificing their lives to slay an evil dragon-god

Demigods

    Anthony Higgs 
Point Man Anthony Higgs, Remember the New God? (Mysterious Black Dude, Remember Me Guy)
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    Elim Garak 
Elim Garak, God of Fake Guest Stars (Elim Vronok, Agent Regnar, Ten Lubak, Alardig Ra’orn)
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    Fone Bone 
Fone Bone, Patron God of Outside-Genre Characters (Mr. Bone, Small Mammal, Ishmael)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: The logo of "Bone" in bold red letters
  • Theme: Main Titles (From 0:00 - 1:45)
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: The Everyman, Adorkable, Action Survivor, Classical Anti-Hero, The only sane Bone, Quick to snark if annoyed, Could not confess his feelings to Thorn, First-Person Peripheral Narrator, Morality pet to Phoney Bone, Bad at poetry.
  • Domain: Adventure, Cartoons, Fantasy,
  • Herald: Ted the Bug
  • Allies: The good-aligned deities in the Hall of Dragons Note , NIGHTS, Ysera, Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, Samwise Gamgee, Jon Snow, Davos Seaworth, Lee Everett and Clementine, Greed, The Three Stooges, Ed, Edd, and Eddy, Pinocchio, Jiminy Cricket
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Phoney Bone (his cousin)
  • Conflicting Opinion: Darkrai, Stannis Baratheon
  • Enemies: Moby Dick, Monstro, Makuta Teridax, Vanitas, Giygas, The Great Ones, Scar
  • Opposes: Melisandre, Varrick, Mr. Krabs, Wario, Daffy Duck
  • Wary around: Captain Ahab
  • Fone Bone found his way to the Pantheon while searching for his two cousins, Phoncible P. Bonenote  and Smiley Bone. Eventually he met up with them and the first thing he did was run up to Phoney, arms wide open… and proceeded to wring his neck out. After things settled down, Fone Bone was brought forward to the council, who found that he, along with his cousins, were a peculiar bunch; Cartoon Creatures lost in a High Fantasy setting and becoming integral to the events of their universe. As a result, the High Gods bestowed Fone Bone a title and position in the Pantheon.
    • The title and position weren't the only things Fone Bone was bestowed with. As an added bonus, he was given a Herald; said Herald was Ted the Bug, the first friend the Bone made when he entered the Valley. Ted mainly serves as a messenger bug, bringing and sending messages from and to other deities.
  • Though a little disappointed the Great Red Dragon was nowhere to be found, Fone Bone is always welcomed to the Hall of Dragons, where he's befriend many of the good-aligned deities there. Spyro, Mushu and Tiki have all been curious to learn about the dragons from Fone's homeworld, while Bahamut has shown admiration for the small mammal's bravery. But out of all the deities in the hall, Fone gets along best with Daenerys Targaryen, who in some ways reminded him of his good friend Thorn. The two have been seen discussing the differences between the Dragons of Westeros and the Valley among other things, and Fone has even gotten to ride atop Drogon. It was through this friendship that Fone also met Jon Snow, who instantly made him think of Thorn due to having a Secret Legacy as Aegon Targaryen.
  • There are two things Fone Bone doesn't like people doing; making fun of his nose or threatening Thorn. He may break out Kingdok's club if either happens but as Thorn is not in the Pantheon, he only needs to worry about the nose remarks.
  • Fone Bone's relationship with his cousin Phoney Bone is, to put it bluntly, extremely complicated. The pair can't even get through a single conversation without breaking into an argument, whether it's over Phoney hatching new schemes to get rich or over which deities to trust in the Pantheon; the list goes on. However, it should be noted that it was Phoney who took care of Fone and Smiley when they were children and when all is said and done, the two do care for each other and won't hesitate to look out for one another.
    • Even then, he doesn't approve of some of Phoney's "acquaintances", including Varrick, Wario, Mr. Krabs, and Daffy Duck. All of whom share the same money-obsessed, schemey behaviour as his cousin.
  • Fone, along with Phoney and Smiley, have found themselves becoming friends with the Three Stooges, note  and the Ed trio, whom share a similar dynamic to the Bone Cousins. They sometimes hang out in the House of Theatre and Spectacle, where they partake in the three way, slapstick free for all, before ending things off with evening drinks at the Stray Dog. note  It helps that the Bones are on good terms with the bar's owner, Greed the Avaricious. While it took a while for Fone to trust the homunculus, he did eventually warm up after hearing about his redemption and helping to protect the Pantheon from King Bradley's High Command and other threats.
  • As a fan of literature, Fone Bone found himself befriending Frodo Baggins, his cousin Bilbo, and close friend Samwise Gamgee, with all four hanging out from time to time at Bilbo's temple and sharing tales of their epic adventures together. They've also agreed to keep Phoney well enough away from the One Ring, currently stored away in Maximum Security. It's for the best.
  • Due to his past experiences with the Hooded One and The Lord of the Locusts, Fone Bone is wary around the same dark gods as his cousin; namely Gigyas, Vanitas, Makuta Teridax, and Dr. Facilier, all of them wanting to spread darkness and chaos upon the Pantheon. He's also not a big fan of Scar, as the lion reminds him way too much of the giant mountain lion Rock Jaw. Note 
    • Darkrai though is a bit of an exception to the rule. Despite being aware of the Pitch-Black Pokémon's attempts to destroy the world, Fone knows from experience that nightmares are just as important as dreams, and Darkrai by nature isn't evil. The Legendary in turn doesn't seem to mind the Bone, due in part to his connection to The Dreaming. It was this connection that lead to Fone Bone befriending NIGHTS, as well as the Dream Weaver Ysera, whom reminded the Bone of the dragon Mim.
  • While he may not fear her like Phoney does, Fone has no good words to say about Melisandre of Asshai. He outright opposes the red priestess not only for her use of blood magic, but for also sacrificing Stannis Baratheon's daughter Shireen to the Lord of Light, even if it did eventually aid in the reclaiming of Winterfell and restoring the Starks to power. This, along with their shared love for the sea, resulted in Fone becoming friends with former smuggler Davos Seaworth, who also shares a disdain for the Red Woman.
  • When he was first introduced to the House of Theatre and Spectacle, Fone Bone decided to join a talent show by reading an excerpt from his favourite book, Moby-Dick. The audience immediately fell asleep… As per usual. Interestingly, it doesn't seem to be the case whenever other people read it aloud.
    Smiley: Maybe it's not Moby-Dick at all — maybe it's you!
    Fone Bone: Oh, Shut up!
    • It also turns out that Fone Bone's poetry... is really bad. He personally finds them to be good but outside of a few individuals he hasn't shared them with the House of Theatre and Spectacle, mostly because he's shy.
    • Speaking of Moby Dick, Fone Bone was overjoyed to learn that two of the novel's characters were found in the Pantheon; Captain Ahab and the titular white whale itself. However, as a fan of the book, Fone was quick to not hang around the peg-legged captain, knowing full well how revenge brought about his downfall. It also doesn't help that he doesn't want to encounter Moby Dick at all, and not just because the last time he met the whale it had the face of Smiley Bone. It also doesn't help that there is another, even more ferocious whale lurking in the Pantheon's waters; one Monstro, to be precise. The first time Fone Bone met him resulted in a prolonged and violent chase throughout the Hall of Aquatic Life. Had it not been for Pinocchio, Jiminy Cricket, and his own cousins, Fone would have been swallowed whole.
  • Like Phoney, Fone Bone is well aware of the time his story was adapted into a pair of video games. While not inherently bad, he would rather not talk about them. That said, he did end up befriending Lee and Clementine, as they too originated from game adaptations of popular comics.

    Mary Jane Watson 
Mary Jane Watson, Goddess of Establishing Character Moments (MJ, Mary Jane Watson-Parker, Spider-Woman, Spinneret, Carnage Queen, Venom)
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Spinneret 
  • Demigoddess (Intermediate Goddess as Spider-Woman, Spinneret, Carnage Queen, or Venom)
  • Symbol: The initials MJ
  • Theme Song: Face it, Tiger (shared with Spider-Gwen)
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Unlimited Wardrobe, Outfits That Fall Out Of Fashion(Sometimes Horribly), Being The Redhead Heroes Want, Smiling To Hide Pain, Victims of Executive Meddling, showing her true personality from the get-go
  • Domains: Appearance, Vanity, Pluck, Theater, Love
  • Marvel-Allies: Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Gwen Stacy, Miles Morales, All Ascended Marvel heroes, Venom, Jean Grey/Phoenix, The One Above All
  • Enemies: Abusive parents, All ascended Marvel villains including Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin, and Dr. Otto Octavius/Doctor Octopus, Raynare, Juri Han, Joe Quesada (mostly from his side), Tsumugi Shirogane
  • Unknown Relationship: Felicia Hardy/Black Cat
  • Pitied by: Trip and Grace.
  • Made her appearance to the Pantheon when the Court of the Gods found out about the time she violently refused to be stuffed into a fridge by a crook, thereby establishing herself as a strong-willed, Fiery Redhead.
    MJ: Face it, tiger! You just hit the jackpot!
  • MJ is the go-to girl for experimental new fashions. She's not too shy about some of her past, "ginchy" outfits, and is aware that some day, everything in her current closet will be amusingly out of style.
  • At one point, MJ was the Goddess Of Supporting Cast, dwelling in the House of Love. She's since suffered a Magical Abortion and no one else remembers when she was married to her husband due to the Everyone Is Single law, but MJ keeps on smiling and hanging out, attending every party. Nothing's ever wrong with Mary Jane Watson, no, never, because if she starts to cry she'll never stop.
    • This seems to be her default coping mechanism whenever got mistreated by the gods of her universe again. When asked how she can keep being so positive, she just points out that if she survived being Stuffed into the Fridge twice and the whole cloning incident, she can surely handle being mistreated for a year or two.
  • Because both of them have pluck, red hair, and the initials "MJ", and they've never been seen together, it has been speculated that she is Mara Jade. Both of them reject this, Mara Jade saying that it's just coincidence and their portfolios really don't overlap. Mary Jane wistfully said that she'd like to have a lightsaber. It would come in handy.
  • Even if MJ is no longer with Peter Parker as a couple, she still cares deeply about him, and might even love him still. However, even she can only take so much of Peter's life as a crime fighter and has left him because of this. Of course, since those time always coincide with trying to make Peter more hipper, she might not have been in her right mind.
  • Doesn't know what to think of Felecia Hardy aka Black Cat. While she doesn't hate her, she doesn't like it when she flirts with Peter when he is Spider-Man. But they do agree they both got shafted.
  • A lot of her former fellow deities in the House of Love feels sorry for how she was treated by her gods in the main universe throughout the past and the live action universe, but their sympathy (and outrage) skyrocketed when the event called One More Day published that submitted her marriage with Peter to the Superheroes Stay Single route through a Deal with the Devil filled with Voodoo Shark. The only thing that lessens the stings for them is that Mary Jane herself is blissfully unaware with this development or she would probably never forgive herself and Peter.
  • One time she was able to tell that the Chameleon disguised himself as Peter and beat the crap out of him with a baseball bat. Oddly, she couldn't tell that Doc Ock was inhabiting Peter's body even though he was acting strangely. Though, it seemed nobody in the Marvel-verse couldn't tell either.
  • Had to use some Brain Bleach when she found a Alternate Universe in which she died by radiation poison by sperm from Peter Parker.
  • Was at first seen as nothing but a shallow Hard-Drinking Party Girl until she showed her true self when she stood and comfort Peter after the death of Gwen Stacey despite him yelling at her.
  • At least some members of the House of Love have been trying to hook MJ back up with Peter Parker while another half have been trying to keep the two separated. Stay clear when this happens.
  • MJ has made both Rarity and Erika Kurumi as her official fashion coordinators thanks to them having great taste in clothing. At least ninety percent of her clothes were created by Rarity or Erika.
    • Has also been hanging out with both Starfire and Hinata Hyuuga because of some share attributes
  • Hates abusive parents since she was abuse by her father growing up. She actually repress those memories and fell victim of Baron Mordo and Dormammu and gave her false memories of her childhood.
  • Interesting enough, there have been certain alternate versions of MJ who gain actual spider powers. Including one that was a lesbian and was in a relationship with Sunspyre.
    • She, along with many New Yorkers as well, also gained spider powers in an event that saw her helping Peter and other heroes defeat the Spider Queen.
  • Prides herself in being one of the few (of many) women Peter involved with to know about his Spider-Man persona before dating him. Many women came to her for advice when they have doubt about their love interest's persona or just the hardship to be a Secret Keeper.

    The Phantom 
The Phantom, God of Long-Lasting Legacies (The Ghost Who Walks, The Man Who Cannot Die, Mr. [Kit] Walker)
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    The Vahki 
The Vahkiunits , Unholy Avatars of Creator Hatred
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  • Demigods individually, Intermediate Gods in large numbers
  • Symbol: Their staffs
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral at first, turned Lawful Evil by Makuta Teridax
  • Portfolio: Mecha-Mooks, Relatively Simple Programming That Gets Corrupted Later On, Variable Language, Transforming Mecha, Horribly Reprogrammed after the Great Cataclysm, Zeroth Law Rebellion, Hated by their Creator, Permanently Destroyed
  • Superior: Makuta Teridax, (secretly) Nuparu
  • Followers: Drago Wolf, Mara Jade, Hsu Hao, Professor Hamilton
  • Allies: Sentinels, Triborg, Fulgore
  • Enemies: Mata Nui, the Toa Nuva, the Turaga of Mata Nui, the Toa Mahri, Victor Stone/Cyborg, Dexter
  • Pitied by: Mary Jane Watson, Son Chichi, good deities in the House of Narrative
  • What's worse than being hated by your target audience? Being hated by your own creator. Unfortunately, this is what happened to Vahki. Like the Bohrok, the Rahkshi before them and the Visorak after them; the Vahki were mindless drones simply following orders from their leader. Unlike the others, the main creator of Bionicle had no love towards the Vahki and set out an endgame to get rid of them. This gave them a reputation of having wasted potential.
  • Originally serving as law enforcers in the glorious city of Metru Nui, their heyday came to end when Makuta Teridax ushered in the Great Cataclysm, which caused enormous damage to the city and destroyed most Vahki. Those who survived had their programming warped in a power surge, leading them to decide that law could be best kept if there were nobody alive to break it. However, they got wiped out in the Visorak invasion and after the Matoran returned to the city a thousand years later the Turaga elected not to rebuild them. All of this happened because the guy in charge of writing their story didn't want anything to do with them.
    • To make their fate even more tragic, they actually had fans. Wasted characters indeed.
  • Teridax was able to bring a contingent of Vahki into the Pantheon to further his plans of domination. These new Vahki were reprogrammed to serve as Teridax's military strength and have entered in strategic alliances with other machine deities, making them even more dangerous. Their combat efficiency increases whenever they work alongside Sentinels, having an advantage in firepower and numbers. They also show no trouble working alongside Triborg and Fulgore, either. The Borg Queen shows some interest in their technology, but Teridax has no interest in sharing with her. Their alliance is only out of convenience.
    • Despite these upgrades, they still get curbstomped en masse. Pikachu zaps them faster than he does Team Rocket, Robocop easily dispatches them with some well-placed shots and additional heavy artillery and Dexter and Cyborg can easily hijack their programming to get them to attack each other. Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ahsoka Tano have gone on record saying the Vahki are easier to destroy than battle droids. Even Teridax himself is aware of their incompetence and knows their only real advantage is strength in numbers.
  • The original designer of the Vahki was Nuparu, now a Toa Mahri, back when he was a Matoran in Metru Nui. There are some who report that Nuparu, unhappy with the Matoran Universe's greatest scourge's control over his creations, has managed to reverse-engineer them and is now building an army of them for himself. Teridax is unworried.
  • After hearing of their ascension, the Turaga warned the Toa Nuva and Toa Mahri of the Vahki and advised them in how to dispose of them. Admittedly, the Toa have no trouble fighting them under regular circumstances, but they do not dismiss the possibility that their presence in the Pantheon could make them a bigger threat. If they are properly written, that is.
  • Given their assigned trope, some deities actually feel sorry for the Vahki's fate in the mortal plane; such as Mary Jane Watson (whose marriage with Peter Parker was undone by a certain editor who had it against her) and Son Chichi (whom her creator admitted he wasn't fond of her). Despite being on opposing sides, some part of them cannot help but feel glad the Vahki had another chance to prove their worth.
  • Surrender or run.

Quasideities

    George R.R. Martin 
George Raymond Richard Martin, God of Creators Who Kill Many of Their Creations (GRRM, Evil Santa, The Great Bearded Glacier, Fiction's Most Notorious Serial Killer)
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: His beard
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Takes a long time for his work to finish, Creates morally ambiguous characters, Only Known by Initials, Trolling Creator AND Lying Creator
  • Domains: Death, Ambiguity, Destruction, Knowledge
  • Underlings: All from The Song of Ice and Fire Universe
  • High Priest: Kentaro Miura
  • Allies: William Shakespeare, Andrew Hussie, Joss Whedon, Yoshiyuki Tomino, King Richard III, the House of Ambiguity
  • Friendly Rivalry: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Opposed by: Rorschach
  • Annoyed by: Cosmos and Melkor
  • Respected by: Guts the Blind Swordsman
  • Hold the distinction as THE most feared creator in the Pantheon. Known for creating all sorts of characters and making you like most of them. only to get them killed off, many of them in the most gruesome way possible. All while the some of the most despicable people known to the multiverse to live on. Not even protagonists are safe. Ned Stark can attest to that.
    • As such, there are a wild range of opinions on those who were created by him. It can rage from adoration to hatred to outright horror at his sadistic imagination.
    • Hand-picked Kentaro Miura to be his high priest, who is notorious for sending scores of named characters to their deaths. Guts gives the author a rare form of respect and not just for choosing his creator. Anyone who can think up such horrifyingly awful characters have to be someone you don't want to mess with.
    • His most infamous event, The Red Wedding may in fact have been inspired by a similar incident in Scotland.
  • His other most consistent theme has to be his lack completely morally good characters. To him, the fight between good and evil is far too cliché. He prefers stories that have more morally ambiguous characters. Which made him disappointed in the current conflict between the GUAG and GUAE, though he's intrigued with the concept of Law and Chaos having their own factions. Prefers to work on Low Fantasy where it is easier to write stories.
    • His work is so revered, the House of Ambiguity even offered to give him an honorary seat, as many of their followers originated under his pen.
    • He may well be the antithesis of Tolkien, who specializes in High Fantasy and fights between good and evil. While they don't actively hate each other, their followers often get into verbal fights over which series is better.
  • Is a bit more fond of Shakespeare's work...possibly due to the massive body count of most of the poet's tragedies. It's most likely Martin's biggest influence in the Pantheon.
    • One of his inspirations may well have come from Shakespeare's depiction of Richard III. Some say he is even the inspiration for fan favorite Tyrion Lannister. When he did manage to meet the king, the two had a lengthy discussion on their works. When he left, George was satisfied with his choice to admire the vilified king. It's safe to say he's a huge fan with British lore.
  • There's already a joke about him and Joss Whedon walking into a bar, killing everyone you love. The two love to put their characters through the winger, though Joss believes GRRM wholeheartedly deserves that title over him.
  • Andrew was a big fan of his work, especially with his ability to throw his followers off on who would die. Abhorrent characters aside, he can respect those who follow his craft.
  • Would like to assure his fans that he won't die before the story ends. His legendary ability to get bogged down by writing still keeps his fans worried.
  • His ascension means that the author has to share followers with Yoshiyuki Tomino. As a matter of fact, GRRM was his high priest as a mortal. Not that he could blame the Pantheon for ascending Tomino first; anyone who wipes out entire universes deserve the title for Massive Casualties.
  • Rorschach is an odd case. While George admire's the vigilante's struggles over maintaining his Black-and-White Morality, Rorschach despises the author for forsaking such arguments. Thus, GRRM enjoys observing but from a distance; any encounter will guarantee a heated argument that would likely end with a bullet into his chest.

    Samantha Carter 
Samantha Carter, Goddess of Revered Moments of Awesome (Sam, Doctor Carter, Captain Carter, Major Carter, Colonel Carter)
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  • Quasideity, though many claim she has a much higher rank
  • Symbol: SG-1 badge superimposed on an exploding star
  • Theme Songs: The SG-1 Theme Song and the Stargate Atlantis theme
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Intelligence-based party members, Ace Pilot, Badass Bookworm , Boyish Short Hair, Touchedby Vorlons, Alien Technology, Gender-Blender Name, Military Brat, Number Two to O'Neil, Blowing Up A Sun Once, The Squadette, Science Hero, Tomboyish Name, Workaholic Hot Scientists
  • Domains: Void, Knowledge, Good, Travel, War, Law
  • Heralds: her crew
  • Followers: Snake Plissken, Wedge Antilles
  • Allies: The Doctor, James Kirk, Squirrel Girl, Spock, McCoy, Sam and Dean Winchester, Commander Shepard, Tali'Zorah nar Rayya, Cassie Cage and Jacqui Briggs, Cammy White, Johnny Cage, Jax Briggs, Sonya Blade, Buck Rogers, Flash Gordon
  • Enemies: The Master, GUAE Trollkaiger, Grand Admiral Thrawn
  • Rivals: Malcolm Reynolds
  • There was a time when there were many more Stargate Gods in the Pantheon, among them were Daniel Jackson and Rodney McKay. Their worship was far fewer than most others, something the Master used to her advantage. Going back in time, she set events that eventually led to the loss of many lesser known gods' divinities. Hardest hit was the Stargate universe as all of them had lost their godhood. The Court of the Gods acknowledged that while the Master's meddling was reckless, there was simply no titles that they could receive at the time. Just as they were about to be sent out, the Doctor pointed out that the one Samantha Carter had performed a rather remarkable feat, namely blowing up a sun by herself. Awed by this information, enough followers flocked to her for Samantha to regain her powers. Though annoyed by the circumstances of her reascension, she is at least appreciates the Doctor's efforts. It was with a heavy heart that she saw her crew members cast out and she strives to find a way to bring them back.
    • It's little surprise that she holds a severe grudge on the Master to this day. Still, she recognizes the mad Time Lord is a dangerous foe, and usually calls on the Doctor for assistance.
  • Many of the evil gods were disappointed that Samantha Carter had escape depowering. Despite her low ranking among other deities, her remembered feat has been an inspiration for many good deities to match her feat. Many hope that someone else can finish the job.
    • Trollkaiger has taken up the task of discrediting her accomplishments in the hope of stripping Carter of her title. Unfortunately, their efforts only drew even more followers to her temple to defend her. The group has laid off the propaganda and are currently plotting a new strategy. Carter is actually thankful that at least someone thinks her actions are a bit overblown.
    • Thrawn has taken a personal interest in the task. He theorizes that merely discrediting the Brigadier General will not work. The best method to do so will be to reveal herself as the fraud she is by embarrassing her in combat. To his surprise, Samantha Carter proved to be a capable strategist herself, with their fights ending in a standstill. Still, he claims the initial skirmishes to test her skills in the hope of finding weaknesses to exploit in future battles.
  • Was met with Kirk shortly after moving her temple, comforting a fellow space officer while hoping to get some pity points. Thankfully, she let him down easy, but mainly because she admits the two share similar philosophies. She provides military support if the Enterprise is in need of some firepower.
    • Both Spock and McCoy acknowledge her similarities to Kirk, especially when they have to hear from her whenever the two have their legendary arguments. Spock is more or less reserved on her restructured title, while McCoy was sympathetic towards her plight.
  • Is not particularly fond of Malcolm's crew and his philosophy, and once sought to put the outlaws to justice. Too bad that the two often have to work together to defeat a greater foe. Nowadays, she tolerates him enough to give him a head start once the alliance is over.
  • Her revered moment gained her an admirer. Squirrel Girl was most impressed with her feat, hoping to learn how to perform more awesome feats. Carter would rather not compare herself to someone who has tussled with powerful gods such as Doctor Doom, Thanos and Galactus. Her sun feat is little more than a trinket than what Doreen is capable off.
  • Has a tendency to overwork herself when interested in a task. In fact, it's not uncommon to walk into her temple passed out on her desk after days of studying that usually calls for a trip to the House of Food to regain her strength.
    • Often, this time would be spent with Tali. Sharing a history of interest in the sciences as well as space travel, the two became fast friends. It's often Tali that has to take an exhausted Carter to the House of Food.
  • At first, Sam and Dean were wary of her appearance, given she shows a similarity to a jerkass of an angel. Thankfully, the misunderstanding was quickly resolved.
  • Spends much of her time in the House of Technology with her fellow scientists.
  • Sometimes accompanies Jacqui Briggs and Cassie Cage as their pilot in war missions whenever the latter's parents are away. Sonya, Johnny Cage and Jax hold her to a high regard despite her lower ranking to them or even their children, not only for her well-known feat but also for her piloting skills and various military awards. The two military brats has grown fond of Carter and now regards her as one of their closest mentors.
  • Another friendly member of the military, Cammy is one of the few gods who doesn't just revere her for her sun-destroying feat.

    Shylock 
Shylock, the Greedy Jewish God Who Was Fair For His Day
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