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Hidden by black thunderstorms, the House of Electricity is a large grassland filled with pylons and power plants. Lightning continually strikes, with various thunderstones and lightning rods redirecting it from the rest of the pantheon. It's quite windy, but not as much as the House of Wind and Air can get. The power from this electricity is transmitted to help power the rest of the pantheon. Recommended that visitors wear protective insulated clothing.

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Used to be part of the same house as the House of Fire and Heat, until one too many busting of fuses from the heat and becoming far too large for its own size forced a split. Daring researchers from the House of Science experiment here, as do those studying and utilizing magnetism.

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Greater Gods

    Thor (Marvel
Thor, God of Thunder and Lightning (Thor Odinson, Donald Blake, Hammer-Thrower, Lightning-Caller, Storm-God, Pirate Angel, Prince of Asgard)
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    Zeus 
Zeus, God of Thunder cast from The Sky (King of Olympus, Jupiter, King Of The Gods, Lord of the Sky, Lord of Heaven)
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Zeus, in 'dark, ruthless' mode
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Zeus, in 'neutral' mode
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Zeus, in 'slightly more family-friendly combat' mode
  • Greater God (potential Overdeity when he goes One-Winged Angel)
  • Symbol: A bolt of Lightning over the Aegis Shield.
  • Theme Song: "Heart Of Gaia", Disturbances - The One Called from Beyond
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral or Lawful Evil, depending on one's point of view. Officially, he's Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Badass Beard, Badass Grandpa, Badass Baritone, being rather attractive during his younger days, Mean Dieties, Having his way with many women and a few men, Being able to turn into Thunder and Tempest incarnate, ruling over many other gods, CONSTANTLY cheating on your wife, Not paying attention during parenting classes, The Casanova, Improbable Aiming Skills and of course Bolt of Divine Retribution
  • Domains: Lust, Thunder, Power
  • Followers: Most of the gods in Mount Olympus yet to enter the Trope Pantheons, Ramuh, Thunderbringer
  • Allies: Hercules, Jak, Aphrodite, Vulcan, Rubick
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Thor, Eren Jaeger (Due to his titan nature.), Most Radiant Heroes, Minato Arisato and Kotone Shiomi, the other Zeus
  • Rivals: Allfather Odin and the Norse Deities, Amaterasu
  • Enemies: KRATOS!, Isaac Clarke, the majority of the House of Love, the incarnations of Hades in this Pantheon, The Colossi, Sun Wukong, Daxter, ANY mortal that gets on his bad side, Annie Leonhart, Reiner Braun, Bertholt Hoover
  • Despite his new position amongst the gods of the Pantheon, he rarely visits this place for two main reasons. The first being that he doesn't like to share power with the other gods, instead bossing over the dieties of Mount Olympus as he sits on his golden throne. The other reason being that Kratos nearly destroyed the entire House of Nature when he found out about his recent accension. The few times he does appear is when it's time for a fight, when he feels to get it on with members in the House of Love or when he keeps fighting his son for the Blade of Olympus.
  • Not many members of the House of Love look forward to his visits. If Panty Anarchy (One of the few women who can stand him) is to be believed, he might be an amazing lover who knows how to take charge, but he does NOT take no for an answer. And he has a REALLY bad habit of never wearing protection, leading to him having MANY illegitamate children!
    • And to make matters WORSE, he doesn't miss out on the chance to get it on with some male dieties as well. Just ask Akio Ohtori and Abe Takakazu about their unfortunate experiences with him!
  • Over time, with multiple facets of himself, Zeus found himself possessing several versions of himself. If he's feeling particularly angered and decides to deliver fatal punishment, he reverts to the 'dark, ruthless mode', which was what Kratos faced. If he's feeling more even-tempered, but not exactly happy (e.g: Neutral), he reverts to the 'neutral' mode, which is the form he took in the Battleground of the Gods. If he feels rather joyous, but still can afford a bit more happy thunder blasting, he reverts to his 'slightly more family-friendly combat', which is seen in the Fields of the Ancients (which is why he thought 'emulating Mario's jump' is a jolly idea). But Zeus also has his ways for good publicity, the 'totes family friendly' mode. Though this still doesn't win him as much fans as he expected, because the last always comes at the expense of Hades.
  • Go ahead. Bring up that time he lost to a mortal who didn't even know that he was a Greek God. Or that time he went into a week-long coma after sleeping with Morinth. The ashes of the last schmuck who tried to shove it in his face are still smoldering somewhere in the pits of Tartarus.
  • Zeus might be one of the best marksmen in the entire Pantheon, considering how he can hit the smallest of targets with his lightning bolts from the sky high tops of Olympus, even with clouds blocking his sight.
  • Though he sure as hell won't be winning any Father of the Year awards any time soon, it is important to note that he does care for Hercules enough to throw bolts of thunder against most people who tries to harm him. It's one of his more positive traits to say the least.
  • Though it's not clear how powerful Zeus' lightning bolts can be when he's at full strength or when he decides to become Thunder and Tempest Incarnate, but it is proven by the House of Technology that at times they can reach up to 21 thousand gigawatts.
  • Whenever Zeus and Kratos do fight (mostly over trying to get their hands on the Blade of Olympus), most of the other members of the Pantheon do everything in their power to limit or repair the damage as quickly as possible while evacuating any weaker inhabitant from the area. The reason for this dire security measure is because the last time Kratos and Zeus were locked in mortal combat, it ended with the destruction of the entire world!
  • Has pique an interest in Asura and his fighting skills, but is advised against making any moves on his daughter Mithra.
  • Zeus has a very uneasy relationship with the Nordic God of Thunder, Thor, mostly over how they treat their followers. Where the Odinson is willing to fight and die for his people and allies in a heartbeat in order to protect them from any threat, Zeus on the other hand, barely lifts a finger when his followers are slaughtered by the hundreds. In fact, he's perfectly willing to screw over all of them for the slightest of offenses. Give him the bad part of a buffalo? Your entire people goes without fire. Claim that you're a better lover than him? Your entire continent goes infertile. Say that his beard looks stupid? The entire planet goes hairless and unattractive.
  • Whenever the Olympic Games take place, he is always seen watching every single sport take place in the House of Sports, thinking that they are carried out in order to pay him tribute. The other gods who partake in the Olympic Games simply play along in order to get him out of their hair for a while, knowing that these games are a massive case of Serious Business for him. In fact, he takes it so seriously that he even tries to stop many gods from the House of War to carry out their jobs during these seasons. Any interruption of the Olympic Games will strike a nerve that is best avoided.
  • His relationship with his brother, Hades, has become VERY confused ever since they both joined the Pantheon. When they are in the realm of Olympus, Greece, Italy or Rome, they tend to have a proper brotherhood (or at least as proper as the Olympian gods can get). However, the moment they meet on the grounds of the Pantheon, Hades becomes far more prone to betrayal and Zeus becomes far more paranoid against his older brother. In fact, he even tends to forget that Hades is supposed to be older than him whenever they met in the Pantheon. The strange effect wears off the moment they return to their original realms. They try not to talk about it during family meetings.
  • Recently, Zeus decided to put his feud with Kratos on hold and tried to be a good father by taking him on a day out. Unfortunately, Zeus' plan did not succeed, because he did that while wearing his 'dark ruthless' form and Kratos still hates his guts (granted, not that Kratos would ever show mercy to his other forms). On the bright side, Jak was looking for a father figure of his own, which resulted in Zeus and Jak forming a father-son relationship of their own. Jak is one of the few gods unaffiliated with Disney who is able to see Zeus' more positive side.
    • Unsurprisingly, Daxter fears Zeus. Jak understands why, and has pleaded with Zeus to treat him with respect.
  • Surprisingly, he has given help to Pit on his first two adventures, and was surprisingly nice to him. That being said, he did started saying "YOU WEAKLING!" to any one who he saw being way below his might.
  • Once tried to go after Aigis due of him thinking that she is copying his symbol. However, his appearance caused her and the members of both SEES and Investigation Team to remember a forgotten memory of the time when he possessed Elizabeth and tried to fight them, causing them to go on defense. Once Zeus remembered that they beat him that time and realising that the former team beat and sealed away Nyx (who even Zeus fears), he had to call back.
    • Because of this, he has a Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with Minato. Yes, he beat him once and could summon him at will, but he also keeps Nyx sealed away, which Zeus is at least grateful of.
    • This has also made Airy his enemies. If they ever become close to House of Nature, he will strike them with lightning without a second thought.
  • One of the few beings that even Zeus fears is Nyx's daughter Nemesis, whose desire to mete out justice for unrighted wrongs had turned Zeus (who is guilty of that about ten times over) into a regular punching bag for her. Upon hearing of her ascension, Zeus fled to mount Olympus and didn't return until he confirmed that the amount of other evil people in the pantheon meant he wasn't her number one target.
  • Zeus has a rather interesting taunt called Heavenly Jump when he used his 'slightly more family friendly' form, where he jumps Super Mario style. Alongside his appearance there which has an uncanny similarities to Mario himself, people has started to wonder if there's a connection between Zeus and Mario.
    • It's been a long contest, but Zeus ended up as the winner of an arcana vote contest thanks to overwhelming mortal support, and will be receiving an arcana set in the future. Zeus was quite pleased with his victory, and did not waste an opportunity to rub it in the competition's face. First things first, he visited a divine barber to get some facial upgrade.
    • He... was about to do the boasting, but had to hold that thought in a bit since when he got that, he encountered Zet the Arc Warden and came across the news about how the Radiant or Dire he fought with might be something more ancient than Godlike beings like himself. This forces Zeus to ponder about things and what actions he needed to take to assert his authority.
  • Thor and Zeus decided to rap against each other to see which thunder god is mightier. It was decided Thor won. Zeus wasn't too happy about that.
  • In the neutral mode, he doesn't take it well when someone invades his home, and seeing too many rebelling within his 'children'. But he stands resolute that he CAN and WILL quell them, with these words:

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Intermediate Gods

    Cole MacGrath 
Cole MacGrath, God of Extremely Multi-Purpose Electricity (The Devil, Electric Man, The Patron Saint of New Marias, The Demon of Empire City, Kessler, Bike Messenger Turned Superhero)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: The Amp
  • Theme Song: Cole MacGrath
  • Alignment: Starts as True Neutral, and later goes into Lawful Good. (His evil form isn't part of him.)
  • Portfolio: Shock and Awe, Parkour, Creator of Electric Slide, Former Courier, Hero with Bad Publicity, Empowered Badass Normal, Blessed with Suck, Civvie Spandex, Karma Meters, An Ice Person later on
  • Domains: Electricity, Karma, Justice, Ice, Morality
  • Heralds: Zeke Dunbar, Lucy Kuo and Nix
  • Allies: Thor, Fate Testarossa-Harlaown, Nathan Drake, Sly Cooper, The TMNT, Ryu, Jin Kazama, Misaka Mikoto, Satori Komeiji
  • Rivals: Alex Mercer, Raiden
  • Enemies: Kessler, Kratos, Dracula, Polygon Man, Zeus, Ali Al-Saachez
  • Upon his ascension Cole immediately went to the House of Otherness to settle his rivalry with the god known as Alex Mercer. However, their battle was interrupted by a horde of mutants which the two seem to encounter every time they try to finish what they started. They have grudgingly moved on. Their followers however...
    • In an attempt to settle the rivalry, Yahtzee claimed that the winner will be whoever's creator made the best lingerie for the rival character. Although he meant it as a joke, their creators took up the challenge and Yahtzee was forced to judge the event. MacGrath was ultimately declared the winner because Yahtzee did not want to see MacGrath's thighs and pubes ever again. Plus, Sucker Punch made Mercer enter with a better unicorn.
    • Speaking of rivalries, him and the God of Revengeance, Raiden, have met each other prior to both of their ascensions. While the outcome of their battle is unknown, the two appear to have landed on friendlier terms.
  • In his earlier adventures, he was assisted by the Ninja Turtles during his trips through the sewers. Donny even offered to upgrade his Amp.
  • Him and Nathan Drake have a good friendship, whenever they aren't hanging around at a bar with their fellow All-Stars, they are in in gun fights, even once KO'ing Kratos. (with a little help from Sackboy).
    • Speaking of the All-Stars, during this event, Cole's body was split into to parts, one representing his good heroic side, and the other his Chaotic Evil side. How this happened, no one is certain, most believe that it was the doing of Polygon Man.
  • Having once met Ryu and Jin Kazama in a battle to reach a mysterious object called Pandora, the two were impressed with his combat skills, and are glad to be able to spar with him again.
  • Him and The Cooper Gang are on good terms, especially considering the fact that they share the same creator.
  • Dracula is wary around him, considering he was able to kill Bloody Mary, a legendary vampire. Alucard, the Belmonts, Sypha and Grant have taking a liking to him.
    • Cole does his best to avoid Alucard however. The latter however does otherwise
  • He is fully aware of Kessler's true identity, and thus, attempts to avoid him as much as possible. Even worse since he's returned, meaning his peace is now over.
    Kessler: Time for a lesson
  • He has angered Zeus on the account of the fact that "A mortal has gained a mockery of his power", but regardless, Cole is not afraid to take on the God.
  • Outside of Pantheon, Cole was shown to hang around with Misaka Mikoto apparently sharing ideas of their powers to develop their own arsenal. They are like siblings Touma had once said
  • Cole frequently hangs around the House of Technology, often testing out and charging the various machines that run the Pantheon. Just don't give him anything with Gunpowder, unless you're up for some fireworks.
  • He also refuses to talk about his problem with swimming. Has nothing against Percy, Katara, Aang or others that control water personally though, he just avoids them at all costs.
  • After finding out about Cole's ice powers, Deadpool has been getting on his nerves, constantly asking "Do you want to build a snowman?" Cole eventually agreed, but first he visited Polygon Man, who split Cole into his good and evil halves temporarily. Good Cole then created an icy vapour around Deadpool, which Evil Cole shot at with his lightning, flash-freezing Deadpool.
  • Does not like Ali Al-Saachez, especially considering that they share the same Japanese voice.

    Eneru 
Eneru, God of Psycho Electros (Enel, God)
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  • Intermediate God normally, Greater God with his ark Maxim
  • Symbol: The drums in his back, with lightning going between them.
  • Theme: Tokyopiea
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Psycho Electro, Nigh Invulnerable, A God I Am, The Sociopath, Averting The Sorting Algorithm of Evil, Weaksauce Weakness, Kryptonite Factor, Where I Was Born and Razed, Person of Mass Destruction, Shock and Awe, Thunder Drum
  • Domains: Lightning/Electricity, Haki, Tyranny, Evil
  • Allies: His four "priests"
  • Enemies: Luffy, The rest of the Straw Hats, Akainu, Boa Hancock, Thor, Cole MacGrath, Fate Testarossa-Harlaown, The Magical Girl Sisterhood.
  • Ironically, Sakazuki/Akainu dislikes him greatly despite both opposing Luffy, viewing him as a threat to the world due to his destruction of Skypiea.
  • A good deal of the Pantheon was disturbed when he ascended; however, they still have Luffy as a countermeasure for him, and he's gotten far stronger since he last fought Eneru, so nobody's that concerned.
    • It has been brought to the attention of the Pantheon that back when Fate Testarossa-Harlaown was the Goddess of Lightning, he used to hold that position, but for some reason all stories involving his being such had been covered up. The Question is, of course, investigating the matter, but Eneru doesn't much care for that anymore now that he has a new position for himself. He's still miffed that his position had been stolen and nobody had known about it and has since sworn vengeance on Fate.
  • The Technology house has been attempting to study the "Spaceys" that he awakened on the moon.
  • After his ascension, was (though he doesn't know it) dubbed as the Pantheon's backup power supply.
  • Due to his Haki and Shock and Awe powers allowing him to strike from miles away at will, he is being watched carefully by the GUAG.
  • Upon discovering that, while he was a god in the Pantheon, he was not the top god, attempted to confront Dream to steal his position. Dream imagined a small pool around Eneru, rendering him powerless, and sent him back to his temple. Eneru has not tried since, but it is rumored he is planning with some of the other evil deities to steal Dream's position.
  • Has been trying since he ascended to add some of the female deities to his harem of women. One of his more well-known (due to its failure) attempts was when he tried to kidnap Ysera, who promptly sent him into a coma. All of his other attempts have been thwarted by the Magical Girl Sisterhood and Luffy. And even he knows better than to try Mithra.
  • Also present in the House of Villainous Appearances.

    Sparky 
Sparky, God of Lightning Travel (Experiment 221, Sparky Jookibanote )
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Lesser Gods

    Eelektross 
Eelektross, God of Electric Eels (The EleFish Pokémon)
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    Gigabolt Man-O-War 
Gigabolt Man-O-War, God of Electric Jellyfish (Gigabolt Dokragen, High Voltage Drifter)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: A jellyfish with a thunderbolt symbol
  • Theme Song: Dynasty
  • Alignment: Obliviously Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Not Brainwashed, Electric Jellyfish (Mainly In The Original Japanese), Airborne Robo-Jelly, Psycho Electro, Chain Lightning, More Oblivious Than Villainous And Has A Few Screws Loose, Lightning Gun, Flunky Boss
  • Domains: Electricity, Androids, Rebellion, Jellyfish, Rampages, Madness
  • Followers: Gekka, Jelectos, AmpFibian
  • Allies: Lumine, Sigma, Eneru, the Grand United Alliance of Machines
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Sting Chameleon
  • Enemies: X, Zero, Axl, Alia, Repliforce, Copy X, Dr Weil, Eelektross, Thor, Cole MacGrath, Sparky, Red Gyarados, the GUAG White Hats, Monkey D Luffy
  • Opposes: Anything involved with crystals
  • Opposed by: Anyone who lives in city regions
  • Gigabolt Man-O-War is one of the new generation Reploids, developed with the copy chip technique and an immunity to the Maverick virus. Stylized after a jellyfish(or Portuguese man-o-war in the English dub), he helped supply energy to Megalopolis. That is, until Sigma's plan to take over the Jakob Space Elevator which led him to join Sigma's cause and start stealing energy from the city.
  • As a New Generation Reploid, he is not affected by viruses. He chooses to rebel on his own free will. Though for Gigabolt, he doesn't realize he's being Maverick and doesn't register the chaos he's causing. Somewhat childish, and tends to make name his attack and death cries off random objects(usually food). He didn't exactly ascend to the pantheon as he simply drifted in like a real jellyfish.
  • Has electrical powers, due to his prior occupation of supplying energy. He was attracted to the urban areas of the pantheon, seeking to drain the energy from them. He was pushed back to the House of Fire and Electricity, and seemed happier due to the experience. He ended up becoming a good friend towards Eneru. Both are rather peculiar psycho electros who have vested interest in the moon. Gigabolt's attacks don't work on Luffy either, which annoys him.
  • Has been trying to steal the electricity of other gods in his house, resulting in him getting smashed by Thor and on Cole MacGrath's hit list. Sparky opposes him due to trying to drain the power from his lighthouse.
  • As he is working for Sigma and Lumine, Gigabolt has an allegiance to the Grand United Alliance of Machines. Lumine is somewhat disappointed that of the new generation models who worked for them, it's the weirdo jelly who ascended. The GUAM isn't that impressed since Gigabolt wanders around and doesn't take his job seriously. Sting Chameleon doesn't like having to work for him, Gigabolt Man-O-War doesn't like an old generation Reploid susceptible to the Maverick Virus.
  • Though an ally to the GUAM, the Eliksni don't want him being near them. This is because he interferes with the Deflector Shields, as electricity doesn't work around electricity. His foolish attitude is rather annoying compared to their zeal to the alliance.
  • Dr Weil despises him as he is further proof in his deranged mind that Reploids don't deserve free will and that his actions in the Elf Wars are justified. While the New Generation Reploids choose to go Maverick at free will, it doesn't begin to justify Weil's actions in the Elf Wars, let alone what he did when he returned. The fact he is a free-will android also furthers Copy X's contempt towards his own Reploid kind.
  • Isn't popular in the House of Aquatic Life, despite it being one of his homes. This is probably due to his electrical powers causing problems with anyone who lives in water. Especially in the case of the Red Gyarados. While also based on an electrical sea creature, Eelektross is no fan of him as Gigabolt wants to drain the Pokemon for its electricity.
  • Doesn't like anything involving crystals at all. This is because he is vulnerable to Earthrock Trilobyte's weapons, notably the Crystal Wall. He avoids the House of Metal & Minerals for this reason.

    Virgil Hawkins/Static and Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning 
Virgil Ovid Hawkins and Jefferson Pierce, Divine Electric Black Guys (Virgil: Static, Static Shock; Jefferson: Black Lightning)
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Static
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Black Lightning
  • Lesser Gods
  • Symbols: Either a yellow lightning bolt in a circle or a blue lighting bolt
  • Theme Song: Static Shock intro (Virgil) Black Lightning Theme by Godholly (Jefferson)
  • Alignment: Neutral Good (Jefferson) Chaotic Good (Virgil)
  • Domains: Lightning, Good, Heroism,
  • Portfolios: Beware the Nice Ones, Shock and Awe, Super Hero
  • Followers: Raikage, Volt, Baal Hadad, Black Vulcan
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: All supervillains especially Lex Luthor and Brainiac, Cartman, Kaldr, Brand
  • Opposes: Calvin Candie and Stephen
    • Black Lightning: House of War
    • Static: Gang deities, especially CJ Johnson
  • Pities: Othello, Yayoi Kise
  • Special Relationship: Tatsu Yamashiro/Katana
  • There was a faction within the God of Thunder's clergy that consisted of many of African descent. It is widely known that those heroes originated from a single man. Jefferson Pierce, the first black superhero for DC Comics was poised to ascend above them and lead them to a new temple. There was just one problem; an upsurder named Virgil wanted to take that role instead. Static may be much younger than his rival, but enjoys better popularity among fans. It was ultimately decided that both heroes would hold the title on equal footing. The two made up afterwards, with Static agreeing to be mentored by his predecessor.
    • Thor himself see the two of them as worthy of ascension. He crucially gave the court his blessing in their decision. Of course, he doubts that mere mortals can match his manipulation of electricity... but they are at least allowed to strive for that goal.
  • News of Static's ascension quickly reached Richie, his sidekick. Gear quickly came down to his best friend's side to give him the longest sequence of fist bumps in their careers. The pair agreed to start patrolling the Pantheon shortly after a trip to the House of Food.
  • Cole was there shortly afterward. Cole did teach him how to use electricity in increasingly impossible ways.
  • Both superheroes received warm welcomes from their DC brethren. To them, there can never be enough heroes to help them out in the Pantheon. Static in particular geeked out over the idea of heroes from other worlds.
    • Kamala helped calm him from the initial shock, given she had the same reaction. The two have become close friends ever since, with her showing Virgil around.
    • While Jefferson's friendship with the Green Arrow is well known by now, it should be noted that it went off to a rocky start. Namely, Oliver had a one-night-stand with his niece. Nevertheless, Black Lightning has become an important part of the Arrow family.
    • Both were glad to see Cyborg get more attention, even becoming a founding member of the Justice League. There may be murmurs over whether Victor deserved the push he's been getting lately, but Virgil and Jefferson promised to support him in any way possible.
  • Ororo was among the first to meet with the two after their ascension. While she liked them both, she developed a closer bond with Jefferson, a person who shares her philosophy of attempting to achieve pacifism whenever she can. Jefferson ponders if he got that trait from her, since she preceeded him by a couple years.
  • It is rumored that Tony Isabella, the same creator of Luke Cage, was responsible for the birth of Black Lightning. Either way, Power Man was glad to welcome two more brothas into the Pantheon.
  • T'Challa was more subdued in his thanks for their ascension. The first black superhero in mainstream comics welcomed the two with open arms. When Virgil bemusably asked whether he copied from the Black Panther party, he replies they copied from him. The party, not the WW2 battalion.
  • Once helped free the Justice League from Brainiac's mind control. The 12th level intellect has learned not to underestimate the newcomer and hopes to find a better way to defeat him.
  • After a ton of speculation, Static confirmed what many suspected; he is an Expy of Spider-Man. The two share so much in common they wonder if they were long lost half siblings. Any teamup with these two will be full of quips aimed at the bad guys as well as each other.
  • Both have a strong disdain for Calvin and Stephen... for obvious reasons.
  • When it comes to romance, the two are in different situations. Jefferson is currently happily married with two daughters to take care of. Virgil on the other hand had a girlfriend only to find out she left him after a number of years. Both show empathy for Othello,the moor who lost everything due to his jealousy.
  • Virgil's comic version still has both of his parents, but his cartoon version lost his mother at an early age. He doesn't usually show sadness over his loss, but those rare moments made him a follower of Yayoi Kise.
  • If there is one thing the two have in common, it's an aversion from guns. Both Static and Black Lightning are among the most adamant against the usage of guns. Jefferson extends his disdain to those who kill.
  • Black Lightning is currently the second member of Batman's Outsiders, preceeding the katana wielding Tatsu Yamashiro. The two maintain a lukewarm reception that continue from their mortal lives. He is uncomfortable seeing her kill others, feelings that only exasperbated when he found out about her adventure with the Suicide Squad.
  • Both received a big welcome by Cartman... who ordered a waterfall to trap them inside their temple. The Superhero Division was able to get them out, but Static and Black Lightning continue to keep watch against his pranks.
  • As demonstrated by Cartman, the two gods are extremely vulnerable to water and ice-based abilities. While there are no water-based enemies, they are wary of what Kaldr & Lissandra are capable of doing to them.
  • Static holds a particular grudge with Brand. The evil fire-god is the personal sponsor of Hotstreak, one of his most perennial enemies.
  • Virgil is well aware of gang activity in his mortal life. Many of the villains he encounter were former gang members. As such, he is opposed to all gang members in the Pantheon. This goes double for Gang Bangers like the one CJ Johnson runs.
  • Static may be one of the most well known deities with dreadlocks. Of course, even he would admit no one can match Lucio's dreads. The two share tastes when it comes to music and keeping themselves happy.
  • There has been a bit of a dispute whether Static belongs to the DC Universe and his own Dakotaverse. After losing the rights, there may be a chance to bring him back into the fold. When this may occur remains to be seen.
  • Black Lightning seems to be gaining the edge in popularity as of yet. He has gained entry into Injustice 2 and has even gotten a show of his own. With that said, he has confirmed that he would continue with the partnership for the forseeable future.

Quasideities

    Benjamin Franklin 
Benjamin Franklin, God of Improvised Lightning Rods
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: A kite with a key attached
  • Theme Song: The Decemberists
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Historical-Domain Character, Cool Old Guy, Improvised Lightning Rod, Sleeping Around As An Old Man And Having No Problem Doing So, Likes Older Women, I Was Quite a Looker, Having 16 Siblings, Eccentric Mentors, Bunny-Ears Lawyer, Big Fun
  • Domains: Electricity, Invention, Revolution, Humor, Lust, Reason
  • Allies: George Washington and the other U.S Presidents, AMERICA, Steve Rogers/Captain America, Doc Brown, The Doctor, George, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, Tyrion Lannister, Thor, Sparky, Sandy Cheeks, Albert Einstein, Lewis Anthonio, Ludwig Von Drake, Jimmy Neutron
  • Friends with Benefits and/or "bro" to: Kyu Sugardust, Panty Anarchy, Jiraiya, Master Roshi, Barney Stinson, Charlie Harper, Johnny Bravo (on a good day)
  • On good terms with: Wade Wilson/Deadpool, other good-aligned inventors, the Planet Express crew
  • On speaking terms with: Timmy Turner, C.C
  • Enemies: Doctor Stephen Strange, Walder Frey, Bill Cipher, Senator Steven Armstrong, The Enclave, Judge Claude Frollo, Eneru
  • Opposes: YHVH, evil inventors and scientists
  • Annoyed by: Zeus
  • Benjamin Franklin is one of the American Founding Fathers. An inventor, he's most well-known for the invention of the lightning rod which he tested out with a kite in a lightning storm and it helped mankind's understanding of lightning and electricity. He also invented bifocals, the Franklin stove and many other inventions. This combined with his charm, wit and humor has him ingrained as the Cool Old Guy of the Founding Fathers.
  • Has a reputation as an eccentric and goofy yet competent inventor and philanthropist. He was very impressed by the progress of mankind in the centuries since his death. Naturally he gets along with Albert Einstein for his achievements, genial nature and not being afraid to be silly. He hopes to see both Jimmy Neutron, Sandy Cheeks and Lewis Anthonio progress in their inventive skills and has been helping them along.
  • On the US $100 bill, which he got a copy that he wrote his name on the back. He has become aware of Bill Cipher's connection with the Eye of Providence on the notes, and isn't pleased by the triangle's sadistic chaos or manipulation of scientists and inventors. He's not that fond of YHVH either, due to his deist views and YHVH being antithetical to the Second Amendment and a religious authoritarian.
  • Proved lightning was electricity rather than the wrath of an angry God. Though it was more the static lightning starts off as he wouldn't survive otherwise, and he grounded himself while being dry under a roof. Zeus was somewhat annoyed by this since his claim to fame was that lightning WAS the wrath of an angry god, and Benjamin think he's a prick. Thor proved a nicer god of thunder and lightning anyway, and someone who's more with the times.
  • Admires the Mythbusters for being forces of science and reason, debunking myths about the field. He gets along with Tyrion Lannister as well since he's a competent and honest adviser who has a great sense of humor and Really Gets Around like him. He seems to be fond of Sparky, and is interested in George's powers over electricity.
  • Something that comes up about Benjamin Franklin is his sexual exploits. Even as an old man he Really Gets Around. He's given advise on how to get a mistress, and believes older women are better lovers for their experience and less likely to get pregnant. You can usually find him in either Lust sub-house, giving advice on how to score. He's been working with Kyu Sugardust to help guys date and/or get laid.
  • A consummate Dirty Old Man, you can usually seem him trying to pick up chicks or discussing lewd matters with Jiraiya and Master Roshi. Despite being old and fate, Panty has made him a Friends with Benefits for his wit, humor and being "experienced". However there are a couple dirty old men he has nothing but contempt for. First of which being Frollo for his hypocritical attitude towards sex, genocidal ambitions and the violent acts he'll go to enforce his religious views. The other is Walder Frey, whom Franklin thought of "a class-less philanderer prick with a bad sense of humor" and who's violation of Sacred Hospitality is unforgivable.
  • As a Founding Father, Steve Rogers holds him up in high regard. Franklin is incredibly proud of Captain America for how he's defended the country and the world at large. Naturally America himself gets along swimmingly with him. And naturally he thinks the Enclave is an abominable perversion of the American values he helped develop, and believes that Senator Steven Armstrong is insane.
  • His ghost later helped Deadpool fight off the zombie presidents, and he hanged out at Deadpool's home before moving on. There is one Marvel character that can't stand him, however-Stephen Strange. Doctor Strange hates Benjamin Franklin with a passion for the affair he had with his girlfriend Clea. More accurately it was the wizard Stygyro disguising himself as Franklin, but Franklin still made some moves on Clea and Doctor Strange still hates him anyway since he may have slept with her for real.
  • Timmy brought him along with George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. It didn't work out well for history until he brought them back to their proper timeline. They still have conflicting opinions on him. Benjamin is less conflicted over the time that the Planet Express crew ended up in 1775, and got to spend some time with them. The Doctor also met him and they ended up as friends, supposedly helping him with the kite experiment.
  • Has a son called William Franklin, who was a steadfast Loyalist and their relationship never reconciled. William's son, William Temple Franklin, ended up helping out his grandfather instead. He's been visiting the House of Family in order to talk out his issues over this. Also, he would like to remind people he was never president...of America, at least. He was President of Pennsylvania shortly before George Washington become the first US President.
  • In her timeline, C.C is heavily implied to have known him personally, and been on good terms. However since he betrayed George Washington for a title of Britannian nobility and land in that universe, he doesn't like to talk about it. He is perfectly happy to confirm he was friends with Barney Stinson's ancestor and helped write the Bro Code. He didn't partake in a "Devil's Threesome" though...at least not with George Washington.
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