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    Dark Multiverse 
The Dark Multiverse, Unholy Realm of Failed Universes
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  • Description: A mirror of the DC Multiverse where everything goes wrong
  • Symbol: A pitch-black sphere, with a red "-52" in the center
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Crapsack MULTIVERSE, Expendable Alternate Universe Deconstructed, Darker and Edgier Multiverse, Represents Everything That Could Have Gone Wrong With The DC Superheroes, Alliance of Alternates
  • Domains: Corruption, Doom, Chaos, Suffering, Hopelessness
  • Unholy to: Everyone in the DC Multiverse, especially Bruce Wayne. The only exceptions are Barbatos and the Dark Knights.
  • Underneath the DC Multiverse is a shadow, a Dark Multiverse. A reality home to every fear, every bad decision, everything that could go wrong. Unstable universes destined for doom, showing what happens when things go wrong with the main DC Universe. These failed universes were meant to be disposed of. But the Dragon to devour them, Barbatos, had other ideas.
  • The Dark Multiverse is said to embody the worst case scenarios, and Batman has a lot of worst case scenarios. That's why the Psycho Rangers who emerged to the main DC Universe were all evil Bruce Waynes. Now that the Dark Multiverse has expanded to the pantheon, it has spawned whole galaxies born from dark and morally questionable or powerful and potentially dangerous heroes going out of hand come from. Realms where Guts became the sixth Godhand in his quest for revenge, for instance.
  • Upon its ascension, a new super-universe called Earth Negative 53 came into existence, which serves as the Dark Multiverse's answer to the Trope Pantheon. In it are realms where Cosmos is dead and Melkor reigns supreme, YHVH has destroyed free will, Lucifer's schemes have reduced everything to an anarchistic hellhole, machines have wiped out all humanity and nothing but an armada of zombies is left. The Cosmic Entit dedicated to preserving the Pantheon have put this area under maximum security, locking Earth -53 up and throwing away the key. But rumor has it that some are escaping.
  • The DC Multiverse is made of positive matter, the Antimatter Universe is made of antimatter and the Dark Multiverse is made of dark matter. Nibbler was very nervous given he excretes dark matter that there might be a connection made between him and it. As Black Lanterns are heavily tied to dark matter, it was thought that he might be responsible for the realm's ascension. He's not, and is seriously indignant at this accusation. The Dark Multiverse is a perversion of dark matter in his eyes, a realm which embodies all he sees wrong with life. Even he sees it as abominable.
  • Fused Zamasu was both horrified and jubilant at learning about the Dark Multiverse. A realm created by the living hopes, fears and failures of people, it's the perfect reflection of all he sees wrong with mortals and gods. It is horrifying for embodying that, and the best proof he has for his view that Humans Are Bastards and his cause is validated. It is also proof of what the inattentiveness of the gods will get you, since the Dragon Barbatos abandoned his job of disposing of these inherently broken realms, which tainted the main multiverse. While his argument has legs to stand on, Zamasu's inherent hypocrisy prevents him from realizing he's Not So Different: when reduced to Infinite Zamasu, Zamasu utterly corrupted the Future Trunks timeline into something so malignant it threatened the other timelines and had to be completely erased. In other words, he became a Dark Multiverse in his own rights, one even worse than the actual Dark Multiverse.
    "Do you see it now?! THIS is what happens when mortals have their way and when gods forsake their duties of quelling mortal sin! All these realities, all of them the reflections of the fears, failures and evils of mortals! And pray tell, what did the dragon who was supposed to destroy these worlds do? NOTHING! He allowed them to fester, to rot! He betrayed his master and became a conqueror so he can take over Multiverse! Do you need any more proof that mortals are inherently evil no matter what and that gods are failures who cannot admit their own mistakes?! That's why if none of the gods will do nothing about their mistakes, I WILL!!!!"
  • The Chaos Gods were heard laughing with glee when the Dark Multiverse, a dimension shaped by fears and nightmares much like the ones which feed into the Warp, ascended into the Pantheon, for the two formed a feedback loop - the more fears and nightmares there were, the more Dark Universes are born, and the more negative emotions are fed into the Warp and Chaos Gods to create new terrors and horrors, and the cycle repeats...
  • While it cannot be confirmed, some suspect that the Dark Multiverse may, in fact, be the realm where terrible fiction and fan-fiction alike "exist", the horror of their existence or perversion of real universes causing them to manifest there in a cycle of horrific creation and destruction. As such, Barbatos rules over every failed story and every failed character within those stories and all of them desire to usurp the original characters and the true stories.
  • Although Barbatos is currently chained down at the bottom of the Dark Multiverse, he is waiting for the time to break free and unleash the Pantheon's own Dark Multiverse.
  • The "super-universe" has created several new universes based off the worst and most personal nightmares of the main forces of the pantheon. The exception to this is Melkor, as none of his nightmares would be all that negative.

    The Empty 
The Empty, Divine Void Afterlife
  • Description: An empty black void
  • Symbol: Nothingness
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Power of the Void, The Nothing After Death For Those Without a Soul, Unfashioned Void Predating Everything, Don't Wake the Sleeper
  • Domains: Void, Non-Existence, Sleep, Emptiness
  • Resting place of: The Soulless (in Supernatural that includes angels and demons)
  • Before the universe, before God or Amara, before anything there was nothing. That nothingness is the Empty, ruled by and possibly embodied by The Shadow. This oblivion is where angels and demons go after their death, sleeping an endless, peaceful sleep. And it does not like those awakening from it.
  • The Shadow has absolute power over them unless they wake up. It is an Eldritch Abomination that hates anything that wakes it or wakes up and tries to escape and rampages in the pantheon if a soulless or afterlife entity is resurrected. Fortunately, this is rare, as so far no deity has power over the Empty itself in the Shadow's element. Dream of the Endless has given the Shadow a pleasant sleep to placate it and discourage further rampages.
  • Upon the Empty's ascension, who should normally undergo a Cessation of Existence, The Nothing After Death or are The Soulless end up there now. It substitutes "Mu" in Death Note, so anyone here who's name is written in the Death Note will go there instead, even if they are from a series with an afterlife. Given The Shadow's attitude towards those that escape, this has made the Death Note a more effective means of keeping people dead, at least longer than normal.
  • It's ascension serves as a potential dwelling for Lord Voldemort during respawn because of how little of his original soul is left. Flowey speculates this might be what he will undergo during death now, being soulless. Whether robotic deities would end up there is debated, given how often the question on whether artificial intelligence has a soul or not is brought up.
  • Jack Harkness and Jon Snow mused on the discovery of the Empty, and as they experienced a sort of nothing after their deaths but before their resurrection, they are of the belief that the Empty exists in some form in their universe as well. Dante believes it to be an emptier part of Limbo, though the Shadow chides the idea of God having any power in the Empty and reminded Dante humans with souls don't go there.
  • Of particular interest to the Grand United Alliance of Destruction, which can only spell bad news. As the guardian of the darkness before light, Nekron is of the belief that this may be existence in its original form, or at least it is where the darkness was born. It is telling that even Nekron is uncertain where he stands with the Empty, and what it is. Amatsu-Mikaboshi has a stronger theory that it is the nothingness that its true self, Oblivion, is the embodiment of.
  • The Lich has stated that it is the nothing before time, before also stating that before the Empty there were the monsters he has spoken about. The Shadow doesn't think that's accurate, believing that the nothing the Lich is referring to is him mistaking Amara for it. The Shadow has also stated that it was the nothing that preceded even the monsters, and all other creations. Most believe the Shadow has a more accurate interpretation, though accept the possibility of something before even the Empty.
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    The Expanse 
The Expanse, the Void Between the Worlds
  • The chaotic, senseless terrain that used to be the Pantheon before any deities started shaping it, and the space that fills the empty parts between all universes.
  • Symbol: The Yamato Perpetual Reactor
  • Portfolio: Void Between the Worlds, Death World, Chaos Architecture, Eldritch Location, White Void Room (under the influence of the White)
  • Alignment: Fisher King. People and gods shape it by thought alone as they pass.
  • While normally formless, the land is constantly reshaped by the hopes and meanderings of passing entities and is considered the realm of human thought. When a world has met its final death by the power of the Fiends, they dissolve into the matter that makes up the Expanse. New worlds are born from the same humans in the real world who start thinking about them.
  • All visitors wishing to explore new areas to draw into the Pantheon be warned: the Expanse is the home realm of demons, and is naturally crawling with them. Worse, the Omnicidal Maniac entities known as the White are present, and can potentially reform their personal domain, the Monochrome Forest, to seal unwary travellers. While not invincible, they are still very dangerous and must not be considered enemies to take lightly.
  • The Auditors of Reality constantly attempt to breach the walls of the Expanse, but the native flora and fauna are normally enough to keep them out.
  • Theoretically, one can access any universe from the Expanse. In person, however, it's an infinite plane of reality with exactly zero points of reference, so travel through the Expanse is generally not recommended. One of the few known entrances to the Expanse in the Pantheon is the Yamato Perpetual Reactor, and with Flynn and the Demi-Fiend guarding the machine attempting to utilize it is considered... unwise.

    The Grid 
The Grid, Holy Seat of Computer Worlds
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  • Cyberspace world, written by Kevin Flynn, ruled by Clu.
  • Theme Song: The Grid (films); Access The Grid (Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance)
  • Symbol: An Identity Disc
  • Alignment: True Neutral (Lawful Evil under Clu's control)
  • Portfolio: A digital world inhabited by programs who look human, time running faster, Fisher Kingdom
  • Domains: Cyberspace, Human Worshiping, Death Sports, Bright Lights,
  • Sacred to: Kevin Flynn, Clu
  • Sister Locations: the unnamed ENCOM computer world, Space Paranoids, the Virtual World, The Matrix
  • For twenty years, no one knew about The Grid, as it's creator, Kevin Flynn, had vanished in 1989 and was presumed to be either dead or "chilling in Costa Rica" (maybe both). In 2010, the computer world was rediscovered by Sam Flynn, who was able to reunite with his father but had to leave in the end. Sam was able to get The Grid, as well as what remains of his father, ascended into the pantheon.
  • Not to be confused with the unnamed computer world at ENCOM HQ, or Space Paranoids. Of course, the latter is part of the reason why The Grid was found after it's disappearance, as it got many gods interested in computer worlds in the first place.
  • Along with Pleasure Island, Atlantica, Halloween Town, Wonderland, and San Fransokyo Sora is known to have visited this dominion in the past, where he was infamously forced to fight Tron.
  • As the Grid is set in cyberspace, Ash Ketchum, Pikachu, Misty, Brock, and Team Rocket are expressly forbidden from entering, after a certain incident. Banning them is one of the few things Flynn and Clu still agree on.
  • Mega Evolution, Primal Reversion, and any other form change is disabled in The Grid, while Kyurem and Necrozma cannot absorb other Pokémon to take on their alternate forms, as Clu fears these could result in the permanent defeat of the Commantis. He hasn't disabled Z-Moves or Bond Phenomenon, however.

    Hell (The Divine Comedy
Hell, Unholy Seat of the Circles of Hell (The Inferno, Town of Woe, Realm of Woe)
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  • Symbol: The gate of Hell, which bears an inscription ending with the famous phrase "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here."
  • Theme Song: Donasdogama Micma
  • Alignment: An extreme shade of Chaotic Neutral for the First Circle (Limbo), Chaotic Evil for subsequent Circles
  • Portfolio: Circles of Hell, Ironic And Self-Inflicted Hell, Nightmare Fuel, Most Circles Are Deadly Sin-Related
  • Domains: Hell, Torment, Irony, Sin
  • Similar Places: Tartarus, The Warp, Hell (South Park)
  • Sacred To: None. The closest to value it is Dis, though only in "the toughest inmate" kind of way. The Chaos Gods also like to visit
  • Unholy to: Besides those depicted in the circles? It's pretty much unholy by default, but particularly to anyone who's particularly impious, lustful, gluttonous, violent, treacherous, and the impious and fraudsters. Christian deities find it unholy as well.
  • Gods who've been depicted in the circles
  • Hell is often perceived as a place of punishment and suffering for sinners, and Dante Alighieri's vision of Hell is no different; just detailed. More commonly referred to as the Inferno and created as a crater by Lucifer's fall, it is iconic for its known Circles of Hell and ironic punishments. However it is not inescapable by design, but those there are weighed down by their own failings. In short, not a place you want to end up.
  • A polar opposite to South Park's Hell, more like Tartarus in being a pit of suffering for the evil. The devil doesn't rule, but the Emperor of the Kingdom Dolorous and his angels are prisoners with the mortal damned. Zamasu ignored the fact that all evil is sent there, instead boasting this is the perfect fate for mortals on their death due to their sins.
  • Melkor is attempting to take control of the Inferno in order to make it A Hell of a Time; only for the Grand United Alliance of Evil of course, and only because he likes the idea of a base where he gets to witness suffering. Of course he misses the point and believes this will hurt The Love That Moves The Star's desire for suffering.
  • Most in the House of Demons prefer the luau version, though Cyberdemons, Tyrants and Cacodemons are actually enjoy the Inferno as it is, as does Queen Sheba and her demons. Demon slayers have taken advantage of this to locate and hunt down the demons there, reminding them that it's not just meant to be hell for humans.
  • Some have critiqued Dante for showing a number of fates that seen harsh by modern standards, or are mere excuses for his attacks on certain figures. They do agree his venom towards church corruption is spot on. He's not happy of a number of demonic beings and the forces of Chaos enjoying the Inferno, bitterly complaining "it's not a vacation spot! For anyone or anything!"
    • By far the nicest circle is the first, Limbo. This is the place for righteous pagans, though those who died pre-Christ can get out via the Grandfather Clause. Some like Emperor Trajan are so well-regarded they were converted post-mortem. It's where Dante's guide Virgil comes from. Not a direct punishment, the main upset is they're in a Mundane Afterlife compared to Heaven.
    • The second circle is for lust, where those who could not control their desires are blown astray by winds. Dante considers lust the least bad sin, and those who suffered under Slaanesh consider it far less horrible than what they endured. Everyone hopes s/he doesn't discover it. By contrast the Lust sub-houses regard Dante as a prude, particularly with the likes of Cleopatra dwelling there.
    • The third circle is Gluttony, punishment for the voracious. The gluttonous wallow in the vile, putrid slush they produced in life, with icy cold rain only making it more muddy and disgusting. Nurgle and his followers, however, consider it paradise even if they more fit the sin of sloth. There wasn't a circle for that sin, so they just stayed. Cerberus has been found as well.
    • The fourth circle is Greed, punishment for the avaricious. Damnation for the avaricious is to be forced to move their hoarded and excess wealth around in the afterlife. If the likes of Smaug end up there, there'll be highlights in the rogues gallery of the damned. Mr Burns is trying to make a mining expedition to take those money bags for himself. Most think this is an exercise in lethal stupidity, but a look into a mirror of "see what you'd look like in Hell" suggests he can more than afford it.
    • The fifth circle is Wrath. Not the same as the circle of Violence, which some have argued that they should be the same things. It is one of the locations for Khorne and his warriors to enjoy. There the wrathful fight viciously on the surface of the slime over land in the stinking, swampy water. Despite his belief in his own righteousness, John Doe would undoubtedly end up here.
  • Beyond this is Lower Hell, or the City of Dis, for the far more severe sins. At least above Cleopatra and Cerberus could take powerful forms, albeit as a disturbing succubus giant and a horrifying three-armed monstrosity. Seven onwards actually have sub-circles of their own.
    • The sixth circle is the less understood heresy, and the heretics are trapped in flaming tombs. More interesting is the seventh circle, Violence. They have sub-sections of violence against neighbors, violence against self, and violence against God, art and nature. The first has sinners immersed in the boiling blood and fire rivers of Phlegethon(also a place where Scolopendra dwells), the second has those Driven to Suicide become giant thorned trees, and the third a great plain of burning sand.
    • Many protest Dante's view on the suicidal as a prime example of Values Dissonance. Bayonetta is particularly vocal about her distaste for it, and is offended at Jeanne being there as her suicide was one of sacrifice to save her life. Elsewhere in the suicide woods, Madama Butterfly, Alraune, Gomorroh and Fury can be found lurking.
    • Others are confused as to why Alexander the Great is in Hell, due to the great impression he's made in the pantheon. Dante has had to remind people that the Servant version of Alexander is a very generous interpretation. Altera wasn't considered part of it even if Attila the Hun was, mainly because Dante can't get his head around the Nasuverse's take on the Hun being so different.
    • The eighth circle is Malebolge, and where the fraudelent and malicious go. It's a rather varied circle due to there being ten sub-circles and each creative punishments. Best just look the Wikipedia article up. The House of Magic was rather offended that the 4th Bolge sees sorcerers punished, some even calling hypocrisy that God gets to use magic but humans shouldn't. By contrast Medea was pleased to learn Jason could be found there. Tzeentch is fond of this circle for its variety in how it can fuel his endless planning. The Violator was confused as to why Hellspawn weren't being made there, and where his boss was.
  • Woe be those who find themselves at the ninth and final
    • The ninth and final circle is treachery, the frozen lake of Coctys, which Dante regards as the worst sin. Much of Westeros agrees, but think Caina(treachery against one's kin) should be the final and not first sub-circle. Sinners are trapped in a glacier with increased depth for the severity of their betrayal. The second sub-circle(Antenora) is for traitors to their country, the third sub-circle(Ptolomaea) is for traitors to their guests(again, Westeros thinks it should be at the bottom with Caina) and the fourth sub-circle is Judecca; traitors to their lords. At the very bottom is the Emperor of the Kingdom Dolorous, chewing on Judas, Cassius and Brutus.
    • Some say that the Dis should spit out Brutus and instead chew on Mannfred von Carstein because of how he represents the fact that Treachery Is a Special Kind of Evil. However he's a rampant sociopath that doesn't care for other people's opinions and would blame others at such a fate while also threatening to take it over so he could be a Karma Houdini. Also, make Scar take over Caina and Walder Frey dominate Antenora just to spite
    • The base of The Seven Mortal Sins, Pandemonium(not exactly the same city as the Devil who lost Paradise), is located here. For some reason Satan guards the eighth circle when Wrath is the fifth, and Belphegor guards the sixth circle because sloth doesn't have one. The Emperor of the Kingdom Dolorous is frustrated and envious of how they managed to co-opt it into a proper base of operations and avoid suffering themselves from it. Still, at least they can bring people to Hell. As their God Is Evil, this may not be a wholly bad thing.
  • The impact of Hell's arrival created portals/holes in the ground outside of houses, correspondent/ironic to the circle's attributes. The portals are in FAITH (for Limbo and Heresy), Love (for Lust), Food (for Gluttony), Hatred (for Wrath and Violence), Mentalism (for Fraud) and Betrayal (for Treachery). Despite his view on the Seven Deadly Sins, Dante at least doesn't claim Meliodas and his gang should be here as they're generally heroic. Purgatory, maybe. They are still spooked by the inferno.
  • Dante was surprised that the Homunculi didn't end up here after their death, given they personify the Seven Deadly Sins. As Hiromu Arakawa has revealed in In Memorium, they actually went to Heaven, surprisingly enough(well except for Greed). Seems to believe in Rousseau Was Right, though Shou Tucker was so vile he's burning in Hell and can expect to be moved to Ring 3 of Violence(against God, art and nature) or just Caina. The Gold-Toothed Doctor didn't exactly die. And the Truth has confirmed that Father will experience a special kind of hell for the boastful.
  • Some sources say that Lt. Col Kilgore fell into the Inferno, likely the eighth circle, before Rodin beat him up and used his soul to build a set of rocket launchers. There are also claims that Odette dwells in the ninth circle before her soul was used by Rodin for demonic blue ice skates, as apparently she sold her soul to be a demon witch with ice powers. The real Odette prays never to meet this version of her.
  • Some gods have mused, be it with creativity, cruelty or something else in mind, there could be more than 9 circles. The sheer amount of new occupants required a new circle; "corpadverticus" under the glacier. And under it was the 11th circle; the "I'm Grape Noise Boy" scene going on forever. Spawn has revealed there's a twelfth layer.

    Hell (South Park
Hell, Unholy Seat of Enjoyable Damnation
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  • Description: A backdrop of the traditional Hell, with normal human features and buildings
  • Symbol: A Hawaiian T-shirt with a fiery-red color and brimstone-colored flowers
  • Theme Song: Hell Isn't Good
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Fire and Brimstone Hell, A Hell of a Time, Destiny Of All Who Aren't Mormon (Despite God Being Buddhist), Satan is Good, Death Is a Slap on the Wrist Because You're Already Dead
  • Domains: The Dead, Luaus, Parties, Condos, Fire and Brimstone
  • Ruled by: Satan (South Park)
  • Sacred to: Potentially anyone who's dead and not super-dull, some of the House of Demons, Kenny McCorminck
  • Unholy to: Actual, really evil people like Frieza (sometimes), Mormons, Ned Flanders
  • The infernal realm, for millennia religion has taught of the terror of Hell. In South Park, however, isn't that bad. Sure, the really evil souls will usually be punished, but for the most part, people there live their (un)life as they would on Earth. They have Christmas parties, businesses, hotels and even a luau.
  • One of the reasons why Hell isn't that bad is because, in South Park, anyone who's not a Mormon goes there. That changed somewhat when Hell invaded Heaven because they needed fighters, but the majority population of people who lived are in Hell rather than Heaven. South Park Heaven is considered so boring that only the Mormons seem to enjoy it anyway. Satan sent Saddam Hussein there as an actual punishment.
  • One of the other reasons why Hell isn't that bad is because the resident Satan is a pretty big softie for the Prince of Darkness. Many in the House of Demons have criticized him for not making it a place of true torment, while Tartarus considers it a complete mockery. The House of Angels have given up understanding South Park's cosmic systems. Both are welcome to join in the luau, however.
  • The evil are punished... usually. Sometimes Satan is too lazy to do even that since Ted Bundy and Mother Teresa have been seen singing side-by-side. One evil soul that feels punished there is Frieza. Due to his Sugar Bowl of a Hell, he gets triggered whenever he witnesses Hell's merriment. When he visited he caused some major trouble there, getting him booted to South Park's Heaven. That was even worse for him.
  • Amusingly, Ned Flanders is utterly horrified by Hell. This is down due to his dogmatic views about Heaven and Hell, and his own super-mild lifestyle making him prefer the boring Heaven of that 'verse instead. His own personal Hell was pretty drab anyway.
  • No-one can die in Hell because they're already dead. Where are they supposed to go, Detroit? This, combined with a population of ten billion, makes Hell a dangerous force if they were to form an army. That is, if Satan feels up to it.

    The Metaverse/Mementos 
The Metaverse, Holy Seat of Cognition
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An area in Shibuya's Mementos. The one the Pantheon has is different.
  • Description: Varies from person to person, as it is formed through what people believe their surroundings to be. The Pantheon as a whole, however, has a version different from its original form.
  • Symbol: The Metaverse Navigator App icon.
  • Theme Music: Mementos
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Eldritch Locations, Mental World, Dark World, Prison Dimension
  • Domain: Mentality, Otherness, Inner Selves, Shadows, Prison
  • Sacred To: Yaldabaoth, Morgana
  • Similar Domains: The TV World.
  • The Metaverse is a world influenced by human cognition. Each person has their own version of the Metaverse, which takes the form of Palaces, and those who don't have big enough desires (or in this case, anybody who isn't a Pantheon deity, and plenty who are) to have that take form in Mementos.
  • Mementos is a cognitive labyrinth that shares the cognition of the general public. The depths of Mementos serves as the core of the Metaverse, as well as Yaldabaoth's actual temple (a "decoy" is stationed in reality for his worshipers).
  • Upon first checking out the Pantheon's Mementos, the Phantom Thieves of Hearts found it (quite obviously) different from Shibuya's. For one, its entrance has portal doorways that lead to every single House (except the Main House, which is blocked off from the Mementos side), and each has six Paths for every corresponding deity level (the first bar the entrance counting for Quasideities and their followers, and other ranks counted in the other six Paths). In addition, like with the TV World, the entrance also has access to a "gallery" of everyone that has acquired a Persona in here, although instead of pictures, it takes the form of a museum glass case without the glass holding stands that have their user's mask and a calling card depicting their Persona. So far, this only contains the masks for all the Phantoms, with Crow's set a short distance away from the others.
    • The Mementos Labyrinth takes the form of a city district that contains parts of the various temples from their respective houses in the pantheon. Instead of going down, however, the Pantheonic Mementos heads up, with only the stairway changing locations whenever another floor is entered. That said, there is a secret path in the House of Philosophy going down that would lead to Yaldabaoth's true temple.
    • Just in case the Phantoms could use their help, they have escorted S.E.E.S./Shadow Operatives and the Investigation Team (and later the ones from Sumaru City and St. Hermelin High) here to brief them on how things work around here. It's also here (and when the Phantoms were later escorted to the TV World) that they discovered that only Persona-users who awakened theirs in the Metaverse get outfits; everyone else remains the same.
  • Since the Phantom Thieves of Hearts got their Personas there, there are talks about whether or not it can do the same for others, just like the TV World. Ren Amamiya is currently talking with Yu Narukami on getting this alternate Persona-unlocking service to work.
    • Given how Personas work for deities not from the worlds under Philemon, Igor, and Nyarlathotep's watch, this project has been scrapped, though potential for other projects are still available like subliminal opinion-changing (toned-down changing of hearts since the Court of the Gods tend to preserve the status quo), fast travel (thanks to the aforementioned portals), and getting cash.
  • The Metaverse can only be accessed by using the Metaverse Navigator, Meta-Nav for short, but only the Phantom Thieves of Hearts have it and aren't sharing due to reasons pertaining to the CEO of Okumura Foods, Kunikazu Okumura; one can murder Shadows there and cause the original to undergo a mental breakdown, and they're not going to let anybody do the same in the Metaverse, cheap though death may be in the Pantheon, and also due to all the legal troubles the dimension could get into if enough complaints force the Court of the Gods to start monitoring countermeasures on the Metaverse, and given the Phantoms use this explicitly for lawless justice deliverance… yeah, that's not happening.
    • That said, there have been a few "leaks" in regards to who has the Meta-Nav, such as Carmen Sandiego (whether she stole it from one of the Phantoms or notnote ), and maybe a few in the White Hats since Futaba joined them.
  • Stephen has noted that the power of Cognition in the Metaverse is a lot like Observation in the MegaTen multiverse, as both involve ones perception becoming truth.
  • As Cognition turns perception to reality, there are some things that are to be noted here.
    • Toy weapons work like the real thing. This includes model guns, which can fire like the real thing, and Laser Blade toys, as Goro Akechi can attest to. But it only works if the weapon looks plausibly real.
    • That said, because Shadows recognize it as a gun, unless the weapon is actually real and loaded, its ammo capacity is limited in battle as people would expect certain guns. Thankfully, since they expect their enemy to come at them with these guns loaded, its ammo is replenished in every new fight. As such, if one is carrying a real gun and real ammo (the latter of which will never apply for the Phantoms), it's generally advised to start empty, and only reload if you think you need more bullets. It's not known how this affects belt-fed firearms like miniguns, but as thieves, one shouldn't be carting around heavy weapons anyway (even if one of them, Haru, does carry a grenade launcher).
      • This has the side effect of turning Evokers into genuine weapons, as Junpei discovered when he tried this out when the Phantoms took SEES here. Thankfully, this merely hurt like hell.
    • Food items heal HP or SP even for those without Hyperactive Metabolism.
    • Tech tends to get wonky except for the Meta-Nav. For example, phone cameras won't operate, but it's not certain what else is allowed and what isn't.
  • Among other loot, Blank Cards can be dropped by Shadows. While they are mostly useless, one can strike a deal with the currently ascended Wild Cards (Aigisnote , Yu, and Ren) and sell them to them for some money. They in turn can turn those cards over over to Yusuke for creating Skill Cards for their Personas. Of course, if one can find other uses for those Blank Cards, then they're free to do so.
  • When a person's desires get strong enough to distort one's Cognition, a special chamber manifests in Mementos, allowing the Phantoms to enter it and change their Hearts just by beating them.
    • Those whose desires are distorted long enough manifest Palaces. Despite what some may think, not all with such distortions are evil (Sae Niijima and Futaba Sakura being examples). Under the same vein, while most evil people have Palaces, not all of them do, particularly those who know all too well that what they're doing is evil, or were raised to think like that. As such, those who revel in committing such acts without a Freudian Excuse or don't believe there's anything wrong with doing evil do not have Palaces and thus are "safe" from the Phantoms stealing their hearts.
  • A portion of the dimension is being borrowed by Master Hand in the inevitability of Ren's entry to his fifth tournament. And it also be subject to color changes in response to certain ambient music.
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    Minecraft 
Minecraft, Holy Seat of Sandboxes
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The Overworld
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The Nether
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The End
  • A set of three infinite worlds composed out of blocks. This includes the Overworld, the Nether and the End.
  • Symbol: A block of grass
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Wide Open Sandbox, The Overworld, Classical Hell, New Dimension for the Final Boss
  • Domains: Blocks, Exploration, Creation
  • Sacred To: Steve, The Creepers, Endermen, The Wither
  • The land of origins of Steve, this world is quite different from the classical Earth-like dimensions. Not only is it composed out of blocks, but it is actually flat, and stretches infinitely on the horizontal axis. On the vertical axis, however, it is only a couple of hundred of blocks tall, with an endless void existing both above and below it.
  • This world is actually comprised out of three connected yet distinct dimensions: The Overworld, a relatively normal world with forests, oceans, deserts and other natural structures, The Nether, a hell-like cave filled with lava and undead monsters, and The End, a series of islands floating in the void, with the central one hosting a dragon in it.
  • There exists actually a nigh-infinite number of variations of the Minecraft world. Some of them only have small geographical changes, while some have outright different laws entirely. The world linked to the Pantheon is just one of them, created specifically for the Pantheon (although it isn't much different than the others like it).
  • The residents of the Land of Ooo (or at least some version) had once gone through a similar Minecraft experience. Finn and Jake are eager for more exploration into the world of Minecraft, Lemongrab dislikes it due to having grown an apple tree instead of a lemon tree, Lumpy Space Princess is disliked by the Endermen due to how annoying she is, while Simon has subconscious fear of the Endermen.
  • Because of the nature of this world, explorers of all kinds enter Minecraft for various reasons:
    • Edward and Alphonse are alchemists who are interested in the resources, hoping to use alchemy to new items from the materials there.
    • Naofumi's party are interested in collecting resources from the three dimensions in Minecraft, so Naofumi can absorb them into his Legendary Shield to gain new powers for it.
    • Annabeth Chase had always wanted to be architect, and she now has a world where she can build as much as she wants .
    • Link had once explored Hyrule 100 years after Calamity Ganon devestated it, so he has plenty of experience exploring, fighting, and cooking in another land.
    • Recette Lemongrass tends to visit Minecraft to gather resources to put on for sale.
    • The Second Coming had multiple adventures in a Minecraft-based world, allowing him to befriend as the two explore the world around them.
    • The Lego deities, especially Emmet, enjoy the world of Minecraft because it uses building blocks like their world does. Naturally they have no problems collecting materials and resources and using them for constructive purposes. Emmet has so far enjoyed creating anything he can with all the possible materials in the Overworld, the Nether, and the End.
    • The world of Minecraft has been chosen by Master Hand to be one of the many locales that the Smash tournament will be fought in.
  • The Mechanical Bosses are feared in Minecraft just as much as the Wither, since they caused so much havoc in their homeworld. Naturally, people dread having to fight both of them at the same time due to all of them being a force to be reckon with.

    The Nameless, Everted World 
The Nameless, Everted World, Seat of Sugar-coated Dark Worlds

    Netherrealm 
Netherrealm, Unholy Seat of Fire and Brimstone Hell (Hell, Netherealm)
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A map of the Netherrealm
  • A realm of darkness where demonic creatures and damned souls reside. Only those of pure evil or dark taint in their heart may enter this damned world.
  • Symbol: The Netherrealm Kamidogu, The Brotherhood of Shadow insignia
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Hell, Another Dimension, Crapsack World, a Hell without a Heaven
  • Domain: Hell, Lava, Evil, Demon
  • Sacred to: Shinnok, Quan Chi, Noob Saibot, Liu Kang, Kitana
  • Unholy to: all of the other Kombatants, especially Raiden, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Jax
  • Similar Realms: The Burning Hell
  • Welcome to Hell. Or the Netherrealm. Home of the infamous lava pools, torturing pits of damned souls, and the stronghold of the Brotherhood of Shadows, a cult of worshippers to the Fallen Elder God, Shinnok.
  • It is said that this realm was once ruled by Lucifer, however, he was overthrown by Shinnok with aid from Quan Chi. It is also unknown whether it's Lucifer, the leader of chaos, or one of the many Satans.
  • This realm is where Scorpion gain most of his powers and grows more powerful if he stays for a long period of time. Although he detests staying in the Netherrealm, he would stay if it gives him a chance to go after Quan Chi.

    The Phantom Zone 
The Phantom Zone, Divine Ghostly Realm (The Underworld)
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One interpretation of the titular zone
  • Description: Varies, but it's always desolate and almost a complete void
  • Symbol: A spinning rectangular glass
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Intangible Plane, Prison Dimension, Seen As Worse Than Death, Keeps Citizens Alive Forever, Another Dimension
  • Domains: Prison, Otherness, Kryptonians, Intangibility
  • Sacred to: Pretty much no-one, except maybe the House of Health and Diseases
  • Unholy to: Every single Kryptonian in and outside the Pantheon, especially General Zod
  • Similar dimensions: Tartarus, The Ghost Zone, The Room of Spirit and Time
  • In the DC Multiverse there are a number of strange planes of existence. One of the most well-known and infamous is the Phantom Zone. Discovered by Jor-El, it serves as a Prison Dimension for Kryptonian criminals. Inhabitants exist in a "phantom" state, ageless and needless while able to observe the universe outside.
  • The Kryptonian Council decided that their criminals should be sent into the Phantom Zone rather than be executed. General Zod is adamant that he'd prefer death; being unable to die, incapable of touch and watching the world as nothing more than a ghost. Jor-El deeply regrets it.
  • Though a prison, the Phantom Zone has been considered for medical purposes. Nothing can die there, so if someone is sick or wounded said illness/wound will be frozen in time. Superman used this to preserve Mon-El's life due to suffering from fatal lead poisoning, until such a point that a cure can be found. The House of Health and Diseases is trying to renovate it for this purpose but has found opposition by many including the below-mentioned House of Justice.
  • Because nothing can die when in the Phantom Zone, Nekron and the GUAD wish to destroy it. If that can't be done, then at the very least they want to clear it of occupants.
  • Some of the House of Justice have considered using the Phantom Zone as a Prison Dimension for whenever gods are criminalized. The Court of Gods has mainly ruled this out due to seeing it as too cruel, however, they are considering a method of making it more humane. Others believe it should serve as a special Hell whenever the worst of the worst need to be locked up, or simply trying to make it more humane.
  • Similar in concept to Tartarus, though doesn't seem to be sentient.
    • On a related note, it has recently been revealed that the Phantom Zone is, in fact, the underworld of various ancient myths, which has made it holy to various underworld deities like Hades. This also leads to a direct connection being made to the House of Life and Death.

    Hyperbolic Time Chamber 
The Hyperbolic Time Chamber, Divine Blank White Void (The Room of Spirit and Time)
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The entrance in the center of the void
  • Description: An endless white expanse, with only a floor and the domicile containing the
  • Symbol: Two sand hourglasses functioning as pillars
  • Theme Song: This
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Blank White Void that's also a White Void Room, Year Inside Day Outside
  • Domains: Training, Emptiness, Desolation, Whiteness, Time
  • Sacred to: The Z-Fighters, primarily Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, Piccolo, Trunks (Future and Present)
  • Unholy to: Majin Buu (Super Buu incarnation)
  • Similar locations: The White Hot Room, the Sonic Generations Hub World, White Space
  • Within Kami's Lookout is the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, also known as Room of Spirit and Time. A Pocket Dimension, the area is one enormous white void that seems to have no end. All that there is is a floor, the entrance as a room for food and relaxation, and of course air for the occupants to breathe. It's a harsh dimension, perfect for training if you can take it.
  • Initially it was only usable for three years in one's life, however, as of late, Dende has upgraded it so it can be used as much as one wants. The House of Combat found this and its ascension as a boon, and are using it often. The provisions can only last two people for a year, but the House of Food has managed to increase the supplies.
  • Has a Year Inside, Hour Outside effect. For every year inside, only a day passes outside. This can make it really useful to train in a pinch, such as when the Z-Fighters had to stop Cell. Or waiting enough time to train while Majin Buu tries to barge in. Cell and Frieza want in, but given their massive potential and ability to thrive in harsh environments like the vacuum of space, they are forbidden from entering.
  • Asides from the different flow of time, the gravity is ten times the strength on Earth. The air is thin and the temperature fluctuates wildly between -40 and 50 degrees Celsius. Because of these extreme conditions, it is advised only gods Intermediate or higher in rank should use this to train. The House of Time and Space is in charge of maintenance over this realm.
  • The only way to enter or exist is for the entrance/exit to stay intact in both planes of existence. Otherwise, the only other way out is the possibility of dying and being revived... or not at all. Majin Buu in his more intelligent Super Buu form was tricked and, utterly outraged, screamed so hard he created a portal to exit from. Strict supervision is taken to make sure the only normal way out isn't broken. Buu is too traumatized to consider entering it again.
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    Purgatory (The Divine Comedy) 
Purgatorio, Deified Afterlife Between Heaven and Hell (The Mountain of Purgatory)
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A picture model of Purgatory, in Italian
  • Description: A colossal mountain located at Jerusalem's antipode in the Pacific Ocean
  • Symbol: A mountain lit by sunrise
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral in function, though the inhabitants vary
  • Portfolio: Purgatory and Limbo, A Means For Souls To Atone and Earn Your Happy Ending, Seven Deadly Sins
  • Domains: The Afterlife, Redemption, Vices And Overcoming Them, Purification, Souls
  • Related to: The Inferno
  • Of interest to: Dante Aligheri, the GUAG Ministry of Atonement
  • On the opposite side of the globe from Jerusalem lies the Mountain of Purgatory. Created by a displacement of rock due to Dis' fall, it is a place for those too virtuous for Hell but not enough for Heaven. It's best described as a tough love camp where souls go through ideals to purify their souls for Heaven. Limbo technically isn't part of it though, but rather the top of the Inferno for virtuous pagans.
  • The Ministry of Atonement has a mixed opinion on Purgatory. As a group they are all about helping people atone, however they believe a number of the ordeals to be too harsh. Dante thinks they're being kind of soft but admires their own work in life, and the Grand United Alliance of Good admits that it's in keeping with 14th century Christianity. These disagreements haven't stopped, though. As per their suggestions, part of Purgatory has been excavated to helping people come to terms with their actions, and having a true Heel Realization.
  • At the time the Americas weren't known by Europeans, so Dante was surprised by the two continents near Mt Purgatory. However despite not knowing about them, there is still a spot in the Pacific Ocean for the mountain. The House of Land & Sea Travel discovered the mountain. It's rumored that Kunkka has made some connection. Dante advises against mountain climbers visiting, as he feels it robs a lot of the meaning from it.
  • At the start are the shores of Purgatory, first part of Ante-Purgatory. Cato the Younger serves as the guardian. An angel serves as the boatman. The GUAG is trying to ensure that none of YHVH's angelic agents try to take that role; God forbid HE get His claws on parts of the afterlife. The Angels of Paradiso and Demons of Inferno would rather just take the mountain for themselves.
  • The next layers of Ante Purgatory are The Excommunicate and The Late-Repentant. The Excommunicate are for excommunicated and those who repented too late, the Late-Repentant are for those too lazy/preoccupied to repent, those who died before last rites, and rulers who didn't have time. They need to wait their mortal lives. The Emperor of Mankind scoffs at this being unfair and another argument against religion he has, to which Dante simply mused that at best he should expect to wait the 50,000 years in the "Negligent Rulers" section, presuming he's not thrown into Hell for his extreme actions.
  • The Seven Terraces are modeled after the Seven Deadly Sins. The Grand United Alliance of Evil doesn't get how this is supposed to be distinct from the Inferno's take on it, but Dante explains that they are based off motives, not actions, and represent his idea that they are related to twisted forms of love. A perverted love directed to harming others for the first three terraces, a deficiency for the fourth, and an excessive or disordered love of good things. The House of Love is often in debate about how true this view is.
  • Examples of the corresponding virtue are present to help with atonement. Dante angrily rebukes the GUAL Virtuous Stars being the examples, half out of his focus on Christianity and half because he considers YHVH a malevolent mockery of a loving God and the Virtuous Stars are associated with it.
    • The first terrace is for pride, weighed down by holding stones that represent their hubris. Interestingly Vegeta was not considered for it despite being the God of Pride, since the end of the Buu saga had proven he had truly repented. Still, Dante feels most of the House of Pride that aren't evil should work there, such as Katsugi Bakugo and Trixie.
    • The second terrace is for envy, and its corresponding virtue is generosity. Dante speculates the reason why Envy the Jealous was depicted in Heaven and not in Hell In Memorium is because his pitiful end led him here, and he eventually atoned. He would have to had his eyes sown shut to do so as part of purging sins, and is one of the things the Ministry of Atonement complains about. If there is any truth of it, Envy doesn't remember himself.
    • The third terrace is wrath, with meekness being the corresponding virtue. The souls of the wrathful walk around in blinding acrid smoke, which symbolizes the blinding effect of anger. Denizens of the House of Fire & Heat joked at this purging being an average Tuesday afternoon for them, and Dante wouldn't know what someone from there would have as an ordeal. Of course, no-one is significantly wrathful while also not being so much so they would be sent to Hell. The House of Anger might have to watch out, though.
    • The fourth terrace is sloth, with zeal being the corresponding virtue. Again, Dante had to remind the Grand United Alliance of Law that he does not think they're an example to be emulated in Purgatory. The souls run around and engage in ceaseless activity. He also considers spiritual laziness and apathy something to overcome here, which the House of FAITH is noting down.
    • The fifth terrace is for the avaricious, who lie face down and recite the psalm Adhaesit pavimento anima mea, a prayer that express the desire to follow God's law. Being humble is the corresponding virtue. Dante has warned the House of Commerce on this terrace, though it's only really Phillip Price seeking an atonement. The rest of the house don't truly fit avarice, are virtuous enough for Heaven or vile enough for Hell, or simply don't feel a need to search for atonement.
    • The sixth terrace is for gluttony. It's reminiscent of Tantalus, with fruit from a tree forever out of reach, and the corresponding virtue is temperance. As such, Dante is critical of the House of Food.
    • Finally there is the seventh terrace, for lust. An immense wall of flame one must pass, though again this makes it kind of cheap for those associated with the House of Fire & Heat. As far as Dante is concerned, both lust sub-houses should be removed from the House of Love and face either this or, depending on their morality, the second circle of Hell. Most sub-houses
  • At the top is Earthly Paradise, better known as the Garden of Eden. Allegorically, it represents the state of innocence that existed before Adam and Eve fell from grace - he state which Dante's journey up Mount Purgatory has been recapturing. The SCP Foundation was surprised to learn that Dante somehow made it pass the Gate Guardian without a scratch, and wonder if using Purgatory as a way of getting past security is a possibility. However they're unlikely to pursue it without being more trouble than it's worth.
  • The Ministry of Atonement has seen its members go to Purgatory as part of their redemption, as have others.
  • Butch Hartmann has revealed that the Ghost Zone is somewhat of an alternate version of purgatory and limbo. With this in mind, Dante believes that except for Dark Danny, the terraces of Purgatory could one day see a redemption to many of the ghosts. He'd place Ember McClain would go to Pride because of her desire to be ever remembered, and Desiree would go to Envy because of her backstory. Outside of the pantheon, he considers Lunch Lady for Gluttony, Johnny 13 for the Late Repentant and Sidney Poindexter for Wrath.
  • Rumor has it there are other areas Dante missed out on his journey, but he is adamant that nobody is Jesus there. Some of these areas are an afterlife for monsters and prison for the Leviathans, a Dark World, meant for neutrally aligned deities, a nice suburb and a white void. It might also be where the pencil pushers of the afterlife work.

    Silent Hill 
Silent Hill, (Un)holy Seat of Ghost Towns and Self-Inflicted Hells
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  • A lakeside resort town located somewhere in New England.
  • Symbol: A green sign saying "Welcome to Silent Hill", back of which contains the Halo of the Sun
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
  • Portfolio: Abandoned Towns what possibly lives, Self-Inflicted Hell, Ominous Fog, Eldritch Location.
  • Domains: Chaos, Monsters, Dark World
  • Sacred to: Pyramid Head. And possibly Roahm Mythril
  • At first glance, Silent Hill might look like an abandoned town covered in a heavy fog. However, if you step there (especially if something invites you), it will make your greatest fears come true with monsters and locations.
    • Its the most common place where Pyramid Head wanders around it, being one of its infamous creations. As it can appear even if Silent Hill doesn't find interest in you, it's more of a reason to stay away from it.
  • The fog what covers the area has been speculated to be related to the fog found in Midnight Channel. However, there is no evidence to truly support it.
  • Even though people suggest not to go there, there are still some travel agents that can help you go there. Roahm Mythril knows one and tries to go there every Halloween.

    Speed Force 
The Speed Force, Seat of Super Speed
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  • In the words of follower of Barry Allen and former God of Super Speed Wally West: "A flowing world of mystery, silver, morphing hyper-dimensional gels. Speed Heaven, the source of my power."
  • Symbol: A lightning bolt
  • Alignment: Neutral, it is used by good and evil speedsters alike
  • Domains: Meta Origin, Super Speed, Swirly Energy Thingy
  • Sacred to: Pretty much anyone who relies on Super Speed, but mainly Barry Allen and anyone who takes up the identity of The Flash.
  • Created when Barry was struck by lightning in the incident that gave him his powers, the Speed Force is the very source of all Super Speed. All who can break the laws of physics with their speed are conduits of this energy field. The field was consecrated by Barry Allen, the current god of Super Speed, as he is the very incarnation of the Speed Force, although Wally West, the third Flash, is able to make better use of it.
  • Despite having a singular point of origin in time, the Speed Force exists outside of time and space. This is why speedsters like Jay Garrick and Max Mercury could harness it even before Barry created it originally. Any being or object of sufficient speed can travel in and out of the speed force in order to travel to any point and time in the universe, although using super speed to time travel can be imprecise and very dangerous, especially without use of the Cosmic Treadmill or the Negative Speed Force.

    The Spirit World 
The Spirit World, The Divine World of Supernatural Entities
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  • Description: A parallel plane of reality that serves as the home of spirits and co-exists with the physical world.
  • Symbol: The Spirit Portals
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Spirit World, Eldritch Location, Acid-Trip Dimension, Fisher Kingdom
  • Domains: Spirituality, Balance, Nature, Otherness
  • Sacred to: All spiritual Avatar deities, but particularly Avatars Wan, Aang, and Korra, Raava and Vaatu, Uncle Iroh, Tenzin, Zaheer, Unalaq
  • Unholy to: Zhao
  • In the World of Avatar, there co-exists a parallel plane of reality that serves as the home to Spirits, immortal supernatural entities of the world that embody different aspects of life and nature. This plane, the Spirit World, can be mainly accessed through the spirit portals at the North and South Poles, as well as the new Spirit Portal formed in Republic City. Of course, there are other ways to access the Spirit World, such as an enlightened individual meditating to allow their spirit to cross over (though a person's spirit cannot use their bending when using this method, and if their spirit stays out of their body for too long, they will die), being carried their by a spirit, or crossing through other bridges such as the Spirit Oasis at the North Pole or the Forgetful Valley in the Fire Nation.
  • One day, a spirit portal opened up in the Pantheon. While no knows how that came to be, Avatar Korra is sure that it must have happened the same way as it did during her battle with Kuvira. Currently, the three incarnations of the Avatar, as well as Tenzin and Iroh are currently acting as guides to anyone visiting the Spirit World.
  • Some of the most notable places in the Spirit World include the Tree of Timenote , Koh's Realmnote , and the Fog of Lost Soulsnote 
    • Zhao fears the Fog of Lost Souls out of any place, having been trapped in their for over 70 years, repeatedly muttering "I am Zhao the Conqueror. I am the Moonslayer. I will capture the Avatar.". Plenty of evil deities in the Pantheon have also grown to fear the Fog of Lost Souls just from hearing Zhao's tale. Dolores Umbridge had once been been imprisoned in the Fog of Lost Souls when she foolishly insulted the Spirits just like she did the centaurs, forcing her to relive the time she was left at the centaur's mercy.
  • The Spirit World is tied to visitor's emotions, so fear and doubt will darken the atmosphere of the world and even start turn Spirits dark. Positive emotions on the other hand, can keeps things stable. Of course, people whose vile intentions are stronger than these emotions can still corrupt spirits, as shown when Unalaq confronted Korra and Jinora in the Spirit World.
    • Ironically, despite the Spirit World being holy to him, Unalaq is actually a very bad influence, considering how he used spirits for his own selfish desires. There are some spirits who do support him though, including Wan Shi Tong (who calls him a "true friend of the spirits").
  • The residents of the Spirit World, as well as the visitors fear those who take and/or feed on souls. Korra and Jinora especially fear this due to Unalaq almost destroying their souls when they were at his mercy. Because of this, measures are taken to ensure beings like the Dementors are kept out of the Spirit World.
  • Once every 10,000 years, when the planets come into alignment, Harmonic Convergence occurs where Raava and Vaatu must battle to decide the fate of the world. The Spirit portals link together and their combined energies can fuse one of the two spirits together with a human to create the Avatar.

    Tartarus 
Tartarus, The Unholy Protogenoi of the Gods' Prison (The Pit, Tartaros, Protogenos of the Abyss, The Pit of Evil, Father of the Gigantes, Stinking Pit, Erebus, Erebos, God of the Abyss, Grandfather of all Monsters)
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One of the many forms Tartarus's terrain may take.
Tartarus's rarely seen mortal form 

    TV World 
The TV World, Seat of Worlds Within Television and Inner Thoughts (The Midnight Channel, Mayonaka TV)
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The Entrance Hall
  • A foggy world where Shadows lurked. Within is the place where people with problems can confront their Inner Shadows.
  • Symbol: TV with a 'hypnotic eye' screen.
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: TV Worlds, Eldritch Locations, Psychological Torment Zones, Lairs of Evil Counterparts, Ominous Fog
  • Domain: Television, Inner Selves, Shadows, Fog
  • Sacred to: The Investigation Team, mainly Yu Narukami, Izanami
  • The TV World (and the Midnight Channel, which is broadcasted from within the TV World) was created by Izanami for humans to show their hidden sides and for others to see them. What actually came out of it wasn't in her plans.
  • Most Gods have their Shadows over herenote , but listing every single one of the Gods' Shadowsnote  would take literally forever.
  • It is also said that after the rise of Madoka Kaname, Witches tend to reside here, as Madoka separated the soul of the Puella Magi to come with her, and banish the dark side which would become Witches into this very place. Madoka claims a masked man gave her the idea, telling her that it'll be useful in case the Puella Magi that she saved would like to confront their darker self.
    • Scholars are curious as to if this means that witches can be transformed into something like a Persona via acceptance of one's flaws like a shadow can and are petitioning Madoka for permission to test it and asking for volunteers.
      • Mami Tomoe was seen fleeing from Junes, a common entry point to the TV World on the mortal plane, at a full run. She was followed out of the store soon afterwards by the entire Investigation Team. Speculations were put to rest when Madoka revealed publicly that yes, Mami volunteered to be the first to face herself.
  • The entrance comprises of the TV the Investigation Team used to enter it. While the TV World can technically be accessed with any television, this one is the main entrance that would leade directly to the area mentioned in the bullet below. Only Persona-users can open the way, including clients, though there have been a few exceptions such as Fighter McWarrior (because he didn't realize he can't), Deadpool (his powers tend to be in flux to bypass this), and Gex (he's entered through TVs before),
  • Upon first entering the Pantheon's TV World, rather than an empty stage just like in Inaba's, the enter-er will find themselves in a place called the Persona Gallery, which is filled with portraits depicting two figures each: a Pantheon deity, and their acquired Persona. It serves as an entrance-way for those who had passed the trials of facing themselves to be immortalized and be seen as an inspiration for those about to partake in their own trials. In part by Philemon, each new portrait appears after every successful Persona-acquisition. This includes those who haven't gone in with the Investigation Team. If one were to immediately turn around and circle the exit TVs that will lead back out, one would find another gallery, depicting the same, but of the ones actually from the Persona series in the following order: Investigation Team, S.E.E.S./Shadow Operatives (thus includes Labrys), Phantom Thieves of Hearts, those from Sumaru City, the Students of St. Hermelin High, the others not fitting into any of the above (Adachi, Marie, and Sho), and then the ones yet to (or unable to) ascend.

    The Upside Down 
The Upside Down, The Dark World (The Nether)
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The Upside Down's version of The House of Nature

    The Warp 
The Warp, Plane of souls and emotion, That Which Lies Beyond
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A rare safe-for-sanity depiction
  • A dimension with clouds of emotion instead of matter, and in which beings' souls are found. Also, Daemons.
  • Symbol: None recognizable by sane minds (The Joker claims the symbol looks like the Games Workshop logo, and Deadpool claims it looks like the flag of Japan. They do not count as "sane minds"). Generally, though, represented by an eight-pointed arrow.
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil.
  • Portfolio: Cosmic Horror Story, Hyperspace Is a Scary Place, The Corruption, The Dark Side, Dream Land, Phantom Zone, Mental World
  • Domains: Chaos, Evil, Corruption
  • Sacred to: The Chaos Gods
  • A few foolhardy mortals have dared ask what lies beyond the Pantheons, or perhaps beyond the tropes themselves. The answer is simply The Warp, where time, space, and reason cease to exist. Fewer still are the mortals who are seen again-and such mortals are inevitably insane... or worse. Arguably, the God-Emperor of Mankind keeps the Warp at bay and prevents it from spilling through into the Materium.
    • Most people just call it Japan for short.
  • Several have prophesied that the Warp will be either destroyed or sealed forever by the Emperor, should He ever truly die, although the veracity of these claims is uncertain. It's possible His death will simply create yet another hole through which That Which Is Not can leak further into That Which Is. It is also possible it will destroy his home dimension, and leave others unscathed. It is even possible, albeit incredibly unlikely, that His death will cause the Warp do develop a bunny fixation.
  • The inhabitants of the Warp have been concerned over the power that Madoka Kaname holds on magic and other things cosmic, as because of her former history as a personification of hope. Due to this, all Warp Daemons have been looking for a means to gauge her powers and abilities. Alas...
    • Tzeentch has been working on recovering a backup of Madoka's old MG ruleset. One that would reintroduce witches of the circle to the Pantheon. Warp is currently working with that codeset and holds said backup(s).
      • The reaction to the discovery of this was rather quick, Homura Akemi was sent and destroyed the backup. Alas it was one of many.
  • It has a chatroom called SpaceBook.

    Wonderland 
Wonderland, Holy Seat of Nonsensical Worlds (Underland)
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Wonderland in live-action
  • A nonsensical world filled with anthropomorphic talking animals, crazy unstable inhabitants, shrinking and growing items and colorful plants
  • Symbol: Giant unproportionate mushrooms with magical properties; alternatively the rose garden of the Queen of Hearts
  • Alignment: Varies depending on adaptations, but definitely Chaotic
  • Portfolio: Strange and nonsensical world, World of Chaos, Dream Land (in some adaptation), Mental World (in some adaptation), World of Ham, Adaptation Overdosed
  • Domain: Madness, Nonsensical, Chaos
  • Sacred to: Although their opinion changed through time:
  • Unsacred to: The House of Logic except for Willy Wonka, the ascended cast of Mario, the good-aligned deities from Oz.
  • Conflicting Opinion: Alice
  • Sister Place: Htrae, Oz
  • The place has seen in many adaptations and exists in many forms. Some of its most prominent and iconic inhabitants include: The Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter the Queen of Hearts and the twins Twiddle Dee and Twiddle Dum. All of them, along with their most famous visitor Alice, have various opinions about Wonderland itself. From mild discontentment, embracing the insanity to actively trying to get out, what is known for sure that visitors to this place will always encounter a combination of them to guide them through the insanity that is Wonderland.
  • Bizarro very much enjoys this place due to its nonexistence logic like his homeworld Htrae.
  • The ascended cast by Super Mario Bros were at first confused Wonderland to their world because it also has mushrooms that can change size. However, they all discovered what a terrible ruler the Queen of Hearts was and glad that they don't have to live in it.
  • The ascension of Wonderland caused a collective reaction of both intriguing and frustrated because of the illogical nature of the place, with Spock, Sherlock Holmes, Luna Lovegood, The Question and Mako Mankanshokou trying their best to figure out the mechanic of this world. The only exception is Willy Wonka who is delighted to see a land that is so wonderfully messed up like his factory and furiously trying to find new ingredients for his new candy flavor.
  • Dorothy Gale extremely dislikes the fact that she has to travel through Wonderland in order to get access to the Land of Oz due to the fact that she hates how cruel the Queen of Hearts is. The rest of Oz also doesn't like this arrangement either because the Queen of Hearts reminded them of various evil rulers they have beaten in the past.


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