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Greater Gods

    Amon (Starcraft
Amon, God of Hostile Precursors (Dark Voice, The Dark One, The Fallen One, The Fallen Xel'Naga, the Eternal One, Truth-Bringer, the Dark God)
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  • Greater God
  • Symbol: His red eyes
  • Theme Song: The Dark Voice
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: The true threat of the Koprulu Sector, God-like Being, Influenced the Protoss and Zerg for his Plans, Eldritch Abomination, Cthulhumanoid, Evil Entity of the Void, Seek to Destroy the Universe, Pure Black and Red, Sought Ascension for Power, not the Responsibity of the Xel'naga, Wants to Shatter the Infinite Cycle, Creator of the Hybrids, Utterly Malicious
  • Domains: Precursors, Evil, The Void, Vicious Cycles
  • Heralds: The Hybrids, a merge of both Zerg and Protoss
  • Allies: Samir Duran/Emil Narud, The Old Gods, The Gravemind, The Combine, The Anti-Spiral, Mesogog
  • Rivals: Harbinger
  • Interested in: Doomsday
  • Enemies:
  • Amon is one of the Xel'naga, a race of nearly-omnipotent beings that seeded the galaxy of life of the Kropulu Sector. His race were also responsible for the creation of Protoss. And not only that, the Xel'naga had the Infinite Cycle, a cycle that would recycle the powers of any Xel'naga to pass it to others and push them into the new generation. In short, they were Benevolent Precursors. However, unlike them, Amon was their antithesis. By uplifting the Protoss and creating the Zerg, he wished to combine both to form the perfect race in his image. This lead to the creation of the Hybrids. And that wasn't enough for him, because he wanted to reforge the universe in his image, and worst of all, destroy the Infinite Cycle, by killing everything, since he sees the cycle as completely flawed for the natural order of existence. This gave him a spot to the Pantheon, seeing his motivations to be a textbook example of Abusive Precursors.
  • With his ascension, he has one objective he would like to accomplish: Destroy Sarah Kerrigan. This is because she was the only person who could truly defeat him, especially since she now has the powers of a Xel'naga, given to her by one last existing prisoner who gave her his powers.. He tried to convince her that she was manipulated by the other Xel'naga and used as merely a tool. This only made the deal between the two worse.
  • The Protoss were both horrified and furious that he and his followers was responsible for uplifting their race and leaving behind artifacts that would lead to the creation of the Khala, which he could control the Khalai tribes for his plans. Artanis is certainly at his lowest level of control with Amon for twisting the Khala and transforming his people into thralls.
    • Zeratul was the first to oppose him when he found one of his Hybrid creatures in stasis by one of his minions, Samir Duran, in the dark moon. As such, he played a role in defeating him, with a search of the prophecy which lead to him warning Raynor of the terrible future that if Sarah would die, then the entire universe would be doomed. This lead to her being spared by Raynor, then her coming to Zerus to wash of the last remaining of Amon's influence and her becoming the universe's last hope against the Dark One.
    • Alarak is certainly furious of hearing the Dark God ascending in the Pantheon. As he broke the covenant with the Tal'darim and betrayed them, Alarak decided to aid the Daelaam and claimed the leadership of the Tal'darim with their aid. Amon will not forget his deceit and betrayal, in which Alarak wants to destroy the god himself.
    • Though Tassadar never lived to learn of Amon's existence, he couldn't believe that one of the Xel'naga would try to enslave his people for the worse. Regardless, he would do anything to protect his people, even if he has to remove himself from the Khala.
  • He views humanity as insignificant since they have no form that makes them special like the Purity of Form and the Purity of Essence. In the Bad Future, they were the first to be wiped out by Amon's forces. However, considering how many of the most powerful deities could be human (including Kerrigan as she was before her infestation) and the Xel'naga leaving the human alone which was the point of their non-interference, he has to considered them into account of his plans. Not to mention, most of the powerful deities around the Pantheon are human after all.
  • Alexei Stukov viewed him as an enemy not just for aligning with the Swarm and agreeing to battling with him, but because of his minion, Samir Duran who killed him during the Brood War and transformed into an Infested Terran under the identity of Emil Narud. Thankfully, he's gotten his sweet taste of revenge, but wants more by killing the Dark One himself.
  • Amon is pleased of the Old Gods due to how they viewed the life of their worlds with spite and sought to destroy or corrupt all life. Due to their eldritch nature, the Gods and Amon joined forces for that agenda.
  • Samus views him as the evil counterpart of the Chozo, who seeded their knowledge and technology throughout the galaxy. As such, Samus could threaten him because of how she faced even bigger and dangerous alien creatures.
  • The Harbinger, despite their similarities, doesn't like his methods. Unlike Amon who wants to destroy the universe, he wants to harvest entire civilizations for preserving their knowledge. It doesn't help that the Reapers are basically living synthetic-organic spaceships that are hard to kill and Harbringer is the most powerful of them all.
  • As aformentioned, he created the Protoss-Zerg Hybrids with the intent of being a corruption of the Infinite Cycle and used them as weapons against the entire galaxy. However, with his plans destroyed by the Protoss, he decided to seek outside help to recreate the Hybrid. He ended up making a deal with Mesogog with developing an army of different Dino hybrids, in exchange, Amon could help Mesogog transform humanity into dinosaurs since he shows no care for the humans and the dinosaurs resembled the Zerg that he left unaccounted for.
  • Korra is very vigilant of the Fallen Xel'naga due to how similar he is to Vaatu due to how similar he is with his corrupting visage and wanting to bring the darkness of the Void into the world.
  • The Arbiter was outright angry upon hearing that a god of Abusive Precursors came up. He finds Amon to be a representation of what he has fought against (the Forerunners) and considers him much worse. Due to this, he has warned Master Chief of this impending threat and has pledged to destroy him alongside the Protoss, Zerg, and Terrans.
  • Not to be confused with the other Amon. Though he is a human, Amon is intrigued that a human would take the name of a Xel'naga. Interestingly, they both start a civil war, although the human didn't successfully do so.
  • Amon actually has no idea about this guy called 'Arcturus Mengsk'. He thought that he's always the smaller fish in the pond in terms of power, and he's content with the overwhelming power he had. Although, he did get a little pissed that no matter how that is, Mengsk seems to have one thing over him: fame.
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    Dalek Emperor 
The Dalek Emperor, God-Representative of Scary Dogmatic Aliens (Dalek Prime, The God of All Daleks)
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    The Harvesters 
The Harvesters, Unholy Race of Planet Looters
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  • Rank: Greater Gods (collectively); Lesser Gods (Drones); Intermediate Gods (Queens)
  • Symbol: City Destroyer
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio:
  • Domains: Alien Invasion, Planet Looting
  • Allies: Sirius
  • Rivals: The Dalek Emperor, The Borg, Black Doom, Tyranids
  • Enemies: Primus, Optimus Prime, All Autobots and Decepticons, Luke Skywalker, Mogo the Living Planet, The Neuroi, Brainiac, The Men in Black
  • Mogo was the first to encounter the presence of the Harvesters in the space surrounding the Pantheon, when a Mothership and its assortment of City Destroyers de-cloaked in orbit of Mogo and proceeded to assault the living planet, in an attempt to harvest Mogo's core. The Green Lantern Corps and Mogo itself engage in a pitched battle with the Harvester fleet, the rings able to punch through the alien shields, but their numbers and sheer size of the City Destroyers posing a problem, as many City Destroyers began to tunnel into Mogo's core.
    • The battle ended when Luke Skywalker flew into the heart of the Mothership, fought his way through its defense, and fired proton torpedoes into the command and control center. He took a page from Han's book and used his Hyperdrive to high-tail it out of there before the Mothership exploded with him in it. The surviving Harvesters were very annoyed that they lost another Mothership to the same strategy used on them in their world.
  • The Main House offered the surviving aliens an ultimatum: Accept their title and obey the rules of the Pantheon, or be excised forcibly. Begrudgingly, the Harvesters agreed. Then the Harvester Ship de-cloaked at the northern pole of the Pantheon, which is where their race in the Pantheon remains.
  • The Harvesters despise the Autobots and Decepticons alike with a passion. Any robotic race gets their blood boiling, but the Autobots in particular remind them too much of the Sphere, their sworn and ancient enemy. They originally intended to use the Harvester on the Pantheon proper because they learnt that the entire planet was one giant Autobot - Primus himself, and wished to strip the metal planet down to nothing.
  • While they have been compared to Black Doom and the Tyranids for their locust-like behavior and hive mentality, the Harvester Queen rejected the idea of association with them. The race harvests planets cores to fuel their technologies and build new ships; they do not harvest and devour sentient beings in their conquests, or so she claims. At best, they view them as rivals to their own ambitions, and their new-found desire for eventual revenge for the destruction of the Colony Mothership.
  • Sirius was very amused by the bold tactics of the Harvesters upon their entry into the Pantheon, and so decided to introduce them to the Neuroi, claiming that the Neuroi were much like the Harvesters in wanting to harvest the resources of the planet, albeit leaving out the small detail that they were an entire race of drones and machines. The Harvesters began blowing apart Neuroi on sight, and the Neuroi responded in kind.
  • Brainiac once hijacked the technologies of the Harvesters with a virus he uploaded into their systems, wishing to learn more about the new species before he does that he always does: destroy their home once he has all the knowledge of their race absorbed. Then the Queen retook control, and forced Brainiac out. Brainiac briefly experiences psychic episodes now as a result of the encounter.
  • As if the Men in Black weren't already wary of the Harvesters, they became extra cautious once it was clear they had a grudge against Agent J.

    The Vortigaunts 
The Vortigaunts, The Divine Converted Race (Xenotherium subservilia, Alien Slaves, Xen Slaves, Vorts)
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Your average looking Vortigaunt
  • Individually, they range from Lesser to Intermediate. Collectively, they have Greater God status
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral with Good leanings.
  • Portfolio: Able to speak english pretty decently, Death is only just an "oscillation", Deciding to join the humans to combat the Combine, Connected by the "Vortessence", Able to use electricity as their main defense, Used to be slaves of the Nihilanth, Fond of using "The" to address a person, Starfish Aliens, Speaking "Vortegese"
  • Domains: Aliens, Electricity, Unity, Knowledge.
  • Allies: Gordon Freeman, Dessler, Juzo Okita, Commander Farsight, Yoda, Artanis, Zeratul, Tassadar, Moses, Pearl, Ventari, Cole MacGrath, Ysera, The House of Health and Diseases
  • Enemies: The G-man, Wallace Breen, The Combine, The Headcrabs, The Incubators, Sosuke Aizen, Mordremoth, The Old Gods
  • Pity: The Prinnies
  • Wary of: Arael
  • The Vortigaunts are an alien race that originally participated in the original invasion to Black Mesa where they were hostile to any human they encountered. As it turns out, The Vortigaunts were a Slave Race that served the Nihilanth and with his defeat at the hands of Gordon Freeman, the Vortigaunts were free to choose who to serve and thus, joined the humans to combat the Combine invasion.
  • Surprisingly on good terms with the Gamilon leader Abelt Dessler, since he allied himself with the people of earth after having a change of heart and so his people did. The Vorts kindly asked Dessler if he could provide backup for the battle against The Combine, which he surprisingly agreed on. They also have received backup from other people like Juzo Okita and Commander Farsight
  • All Vortigaunts are bound to the Vortessence and it is rumored that it's the place where they gain all of their powers. The Vortigaunts themeselves had stated that this is a very powerful source and that they can use for almost anything they need.
  • The Vortigaunts have gained the friendship of the ascended member of the Protoss race, since that both have very similar cultures. They also bonded over the fact that, the Protoss were also bound to a powerful entity known as Amon, which the Vortigaunts are very familiar with this situation, since they were also enslaved by The Nihilanth back in Xen
  • Their time as slaves has left a pretty big mark in the history of the Vortigaunts and as such, they have sympathized with those who were also used as "tools" or so they call. People like Moses and Pearl have become pretty close friends with the Vorts over this shared experience.
    • They also pity the Prinnies for being a fellow Slave Race and having Etna as a master, who could actually be worse than the Nihilanth himself. However, they aren't particularly pleased about why are they Prinnies in the first place.
  • Often referred to as a "Big Race full of Yodas", which caught the attention of the master Jedi himself. It is certain that both Yoda and the Vorts share a similar speech pattern, but they also bonded over the knowledge of both the Jedi Culture and the Vortessence. Yoda is very intrigued by the mysteries the Vortigaunts store in their vast history.
  • While Vorts aren't very hostile creatures themeselves, they have learn to despise the Elder Dragon known as Mordremoth for trying to enslave the Sylvari, a fact that reminds them a lot of their time under The Nihilanth. Mordremoth himself has taken interest in the vortessence and has wondered if it can become a very powerful source of magic. This singlehandedly made the Vortigaunts to take down Mordremoth for good so they allied themeselves with the Centaur Ventari in the fight against Mordremoth.
  • They can channel powerful electric charges from their bodies, which can be quite deadly depending how strong is their attack. That's why they found common ground with the conduit Cole MacGrath, since his electric control is on par with that of the Vorts.
    • The Vorts have also prove valuable for the House of Health and Diseases, since their control over electricity (plus their connection to the vortessence) has proven to have healing properties, allowing to save multiple lives that could've been lost. A special Vortigaunt division was created in case someone is fatally wounded.
  • They have a big dislike for those who "defile the mind" (as they say) to control their victims, which indeed happened to them during their time at Xen. So far, the Vorts had a few encounters with Sosuke Aizen and The Old Gods, who tried to turn them into their personal minions.
    • However, there is one creature that they have been careful to approach and that would be Arael. While the powers of Arael can be dangerous, it doesn't have any ill will towards the Vortigaunts and only wants to research the human mind. They once had a conversation with the angel but the Vorts still have their doubts about its motivations, especially if it wants to "research" the Vortessence, which would probably end with horrific results.
  • One of the few deities that understands the nature of the Vortessence and isn't a Vortigaunt happens to be Ysera. The Aspect of Nature has naturally made friends with the Vortigaunts and she has even introduced them to the Emerald Dream, a place the Vorts describe as a "more bizarre Vortessence". They also consider her "their master" when "The Freeman" is not available.
  • While they have been able to fend off the influence of the G-Man on Gordon Freeman, they have learned that he has far more presence here than in their own universe. While the G-man has kept a low profile for the moment, it is rumored that he plans to use the vortigaunts for a "special task".

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Intermediate Gods

    Astral (ZEXAL
Astral, God of Alien Interest in Humans (Dueling Ghost/Spirit/Ghost Duelist, The Invisible Duelist, Envoy/Messenger/Emissary of the Astral World, The Original Number, Guardian Angel)
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  • Intermediate God (Greater God in Zexal III Mode)
  • Symbol: The Emperor's Key
  • Alignment: Lawful Good (Neutral Good as Zexal, Neutral Evil as Dark Zexal)
  • Portfolio: Interest on Human Culture And Habits, "Annoying" Spirit Advisor, Power Booster Fusion, Calm and Logical, Gotta Catch 'Em All Numbers Cards To Recover His Memories, Deuteragonist, Blue Oni to Yuma's Red, Telepaths, Invisible to Normals, Nice Alien Partners You Really Shouldn't Betray His Trust Or Else!
  • Domains: Space, Memories, Cards, Order, Light, Good, Hope, Numbers
  • In-Universe Superior: Eliphas
  • Allies:
  • Undying Loyalty to: Yuma Tsukumo
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Rei Shingetsu/Vector, Yubel
  • Enemies: VANITAS, NUMBER 96: BLACK MIST, Sora Shiun'in, Bernkastel, Dark Link, Master Xehanort, Eliphas The Inheritor, YHVH, Metatron
  • Deathly Terrified of: Yanderes
  • He is one calm and intelligent alien but outside this, arguably because of his memory loss and sudden arrival to another world, he is curious to the point of naivety, for matters as simple as eating, going to the bathroom, or believing that TV shows are real. He is very interested in humans and their behavior, constantly making observations about them, this is the reason of his ascension in the pantheon.
  • Yuma was really happy to finally see him ascend on his own and went to congratulate him. Same thing for the rest of the Zexal deities , though his reunion with Vector was a bit chilly.
  • Astral was really frustrated to find out that, even after his ascension and all, he still is invisible! And since he is no Duel Spirit, he can't even use Solid Vision With Mass (not that he would want that, given that the only ascended person with that hates him). He can only get around that with telepathy or by using Yuma as an interpreter.
    • This has made him bond a little with Hanyuu, who also suffers from this. It probably helps that she is ascended one and as such they can see each other just fine.
  • Seems to be fond of the gods coming from Kingdom Hearts, especially Sora, who is surprisingly similar to him and sounds like him, and Ventus, who who is surprisingly similar to Yuma and sounds like Kaito.
    • However, this is also the reason why he opposes Vanitas. Besides the voice, he can also see several traits of the villainous Number 96 Black Mist in him.
  • He is afraid of yanderes and doesn't like it when someone asks him the reason (It's because he went insane like that once) but he later trusted this information to Venom as he believes that they are similar in this respect.
    • Because of this, he doesn't like Yubel even if they are similar with the way they fuse with their partners., often leading to Teeth-Clenched Teamwork because of their partners being friends.
  • He also found a good kindred-spirit in Fi since she also happens to be a mentor figure to the hero form her native verse. He also sympathize with her since they were often told by their respective heroes to stop giving advice to them.
  • Is somewhat amused with Gentaro Kisaragi but he can't understand why, It might be because of his similarities with Yuma. Astral does pity him for for what happened to him in the "Alternate Gentaro" incident.
    • He is also interested in observing Kengo and his Astroswitches, because he thought that the ZEXAL weapons were the only ones created out of bonds so he wants to understand the switches better.
  • Apparently, he wants to be a detective, even if Yuma doesn't approve. Shotaro Hidari and Philip both noted how his relationship with Yuma is similar to their own and thus were amused at this discovery.
  • Is often sent on diplomatic missions by Eliphas as a messenger of the Astral World. In fact, he is the sole link that Deity has to the Pantheon aside from Eiki Shiki, which is the reason why he can be seen as similar to Metatron.
    • He doesn't really appreciate this notion at all, specially after the latter rejected a peaceful attempt to "fix" the GUAL, which would mean a war is almost imminent now...
  • He has become friends with Oyashiro of all gods. Mostly because she wants to help with the Reformation of the GUAL. Rika Furude has also made the effort to contact him for this reason and because she understand his ordeal regarding Black Mist.
    • He has tried to introduce Hanyuu to Eliphas to show him that it is possible to Rank Up and be chaotic on request of Rka. Though he is not quite sure if it will work.
  • Doesn't leave his temple and/or the Emperor's Key ever since his Arch-Enemy Number 96: Black Mist ascended unless the situation is extreme, though Yuma has been trying to convince him otherwise.

    The Formics 
The Formics, Divine Race of First Contact Miscommunication Disasters (the Buggers)
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The last surviving Formic Hive Queen after the Third Formic War
  • Intermediate Goddess (the Queen), Demideities (their Drones)
  • Symbol: their Queen, or their new homeworld Lusitania
  • Alignment: Blue and Orange Morality, trying to be Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Disastrous First Contact With Humanity, Inhuman Morality And Realizing Their Folly, Insectoid Aliens, Spamming Multiple Workers On The Enemy, Use "Philotic" (via Images) Communication But Pick Up Verbal Telepathy Later On, Hive Queens as Only True Individuals Of Its Kind, Death Of A Queen Stops Its Entire Army, Appear As Four-Foot Tall, Red, Green-Eyed Ants
  • Domain(s): Aliens, Bugs, Miscommunication, Extinction
  • Herald: Andrew "Ender" Wiggin
  • Other Races: the Vajra, The ELS, the T'lic, the Orligians, the Minbari, the VUX
  • Allies: Sheryl Nome, Setsuna F. Seiei, Ash Ketchum, the Heptapods, the Chozo, Samus Aran
  • Rivals: the Zerg
  • Enemies: all xenophobes, The Enclave, the Illusive Man
  • Opposed by: The Imperium of Man
  • Often, when it comes to First Contact between humanity and other extraterrestrials, either the latter's hostile intentions are clear, are hidden behind a false gesture of peace, or those peacful gestures are made clear to be genuine. Of course, due to different moralities, there's always the chance of miscommunication and all the disasters that go with it. The Formics are victims of such. The reason behind this is because Formics operate on a Hive Mind, where all its workers are mindless drones and only the queens had free thought, and they assumed that a hive mind was prerequisite for sentience.
    • Naturally, when one of their scout ships in a colonization fleet reached Earth, they already destroyed hundreds of civilian mining ships, asteroid colonies, and weigh stations along the way, made to terraform it, assuming the humans were just mindless animals. Of course, they turned out to be wrong, and the scout ship was destroyed, making the Formics think that humanity is being uncommonly agressive as they then prepared for war.
    • Near the end of the Second Formic War, upon losing one of their Queens, that's when they came to realize that all human beings were actually individuals and not just "appendages" for whatever dominant mind they're under, were horrified at how many individual lives they've taken, and decided to pull away and leave them be. Unfortunately, it was too late as humanity wasn't about to let the disaster that befell them happen again and the Third Formic War began, this time with humanity as the instigators.
    • "Fortunately" for them, they saw this ahead of time and hid away a Hive Queen cocoon on a different planet. After the end of the Third Formic War, where humanity destroyed the Formic's home planet and killed all the Queens there (by extension disabling all their drones), one Ender Wiggin, whom they've been reaching out to during that war, found the cocoon, and set off on a relativistic journey to find a new home for them. Eventually, they found it in the planet of Lusitania and the Formics were reborn.
  • As for how the Formics managed to settle in the Pantheon, to avoid the same mistake that started the war that nearly drove them to extinction, thanks to what they learned from Ender, their colonization fleet that managed to find the Pantheon's location stopped a fair distance away. While keeping the trigger-happy xenophobics away, the Court of the Gods sent a scout team to determine their intent. Among this team were Sheryl Nome, Setsuna F. Seiei (given their experiences with the Vajra and the ELS), and Ash Ketchum (known for befriending beings worthy of divinity). Surprisingly, things went along well this time and, after one of the scout team recognized the Formics from a story, the Court of the Gods decided to help them settle in the Pantheon and "ascend" them to represent the tragedy of miscommunication between two races that can't understand each other.
    • In addition to setting up their hive, the Formics—after learning how life and death works here—requested for the revival of their Speaker of the Dead, Ender Wiggin, to serve as their herald. Due to being the only human in his universe to know the whole truth of the Formics, it was granted.
  • Due to how dangerous the Pantheon is, and the needs of communication, the Formic Queens eventually managed to "evolve" a means of ranged communication that their Workers can carry so they can talk with others for negotiations and other things. They've also sent quite the number of Workers to the House of Knowledge to learn more; they're that determined not to repeat their tragic mistake.
  • Remember: the Workers and Drones don't have individual minds, only the Queens.
  • Got along with the Heptapods, given they've nearly had a miscommunication disaster as well, though they're also a bit envious that "Costello" and "Abbott" had the foresight to come carefully and peacefully due to how they perceive time because humanity was going to help them in the future.
  • The Chozo have also considered them allies and they and Samus Aran vow to have them protected from any xenophobes.
  • Having similar Hive Mind mentalities, the Formics drew interest from the Zerg. They're grateful that they're more-or-less kept in line by Sarah Kerrigan (while also concerned regarding her past), are unnerved by the other born Zerg (Zagara, Abathur, Dehaka), and have conflicting opinions on Stukov.
  • Given how pessimistic things are in the 40K universe, the Formics understand why the Imperium of Man would want nothing to do with them.
    • And then there are also the Enclave, who think they're faking their attempts at making up for what they did to humanity, and would rather exterminate them claiming it to be for the good of mankind. The Formics wish to know what else they can do to make up for their mistake, but after reaching out to one of their minds, they realized the Enclave are just plain xenophobes who just with to off another potential threat to their plans on forging a new America in the Pantheon.

    The Heptapods 
The Heptapods, Divine Owner of the Alien Language (Abbott and Costello)
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A heptapod with Louise. Art by annadeef
The Heptapod's writing of "Humans" 
  • Theme Song: "Heptapod B"
  • Symbol: An ink circle. Alternatively, their spaceship.
  • Alignment: Unknown initially, actually Neutral Good
  • Intermediate God
  • Domain: Language, Communication, Aliens, Prophecy, Time
  • Portfolio: Bizarre aliens communicate through bizarre language, mysteriously arrived on Earth but turn out to help humanity, view time in spherical manners, teach humans their language to have them gains Mental Time Travel, bizarre ships with sideway gravity, Abbott pushed Louise and Ian out of their ship in order to save them from an explosion and died because of this
  • Allies: Louise Banks, Commander Shepard and the crew of the Normandy, Martian Manhunter, Astral, Yrel, E.T., the Green Lantern Corp., the House of Prophecy, Gomez, Jor-El, Clark Kent / Superman, Kara Zor-El / Supergirl, Lois Lane, Kara Zor-L / Power Girl, the Doctor, the Grand United Alliance of Good
  • Enemies: the Illusive Man, Harbinger, any deities who try to destroy humanity, Lex Luthor
  • Under Observation by: Agent J and K
  • For a long time, the Heptapods are among ones of the most mysterious beings in the Pantheon. After their spaceship crash landing into the Pantheon, many attempts to communicate with them have been met with frustration due to their lack of a speaking language and the only human word they keep spelling out is "Louise". Many deities are openly scared of this new species until one day, after a significant investigation, the Pantheon found out renounce linguist Louise Banks, who was a part of a First Contact Team that helped them when they arrived on her world. Recognizing that their unique language of circles play a major role in the plot of the Heptapods' work as well as being a unique language on its own, the Heptapods are invited to stay permanently and got their own temple in the Pantheon with the help of Louise to help them with the transition.
    • After Louise's own ascension into the Pantheon for her effort and importance in the story, the Heptapods respond by drawing a big circle on their temple front door in which Louise, while crying Tears of Joy, translated as "Louise does good".
    • After their ascension, Louise and a Heptapod she nicknamed Costello can sometimes be seen together in which the linguist described as a moment of silence for another Heptapod (which she nicknamed Abbott) that performed a Heroic Sacrifice to save Louise and her fellow scientist / future husband Ian in order to finish its mission.
  • The Illusive Man hates the aliens with a passion for not only his own xenophobia but also because the aliens look similar to the Reapers AND the fact that he thinks they "indoctrinated" Louise's homeworld through teaching their own language to the human reside there and helps humanity achieve Mental Time Travel. The fact Louise and the Heptapods points out that the aliens have perfectly legitimate reason to do so (namely that they foresaw that they will need humanity's need in 3000 years), Abbott's Heroic Sacrifice to finish the mission and the fact that their landing is a peaceful one, the Illusive Man still doesn't change his mind and perceive her as in the pocket with these "Reaper-wannabe".
  • While at first the crew of the Normandy under Commander Shepard's leadership are very wary of the Heptapods due to their similar in design of the Reaper, the Heptapods have been a great allies with the crew because of their share enemy in the Illusive Man and Louise being an important allies for both. All of them spent a moment of silence out of respect for Abbott's Heroic Sacrifice in order to finish its mission.
    • Their alliance with Commander Shepard has brought the Heptapods to the attention to the Reapers, who wants to indoctrinate the aliens into their army because of their ability to simultaneously see the past, future and present at once. Needless to say, security have been increased around the Heptapods' temple given that this ability would be devastated to everyone when fell into the hand of the Reapers.
  • The fact that the Heptapods need humanity's help 3000 years after their landing have led them to have some interesting allies and enemies:
    • Superman and his fellow Kryptonians maintains good relationship with the Heptapods for their share stance on protecting humanity. This relationship helped the Heptapods made friend with Superman's wife Lois Lane who wrote an article about the Heptapods's story. The fact that Lois looks similar to Louise is the reason the Heptapods are comfortable enough to let her interview them and Louise in the first place.
    • For their alliance with Superman, the Heptapods met with other DC heroes and made good friend with them. They have particular good relation with the Green Lantern Corp. (for obvious reason) and with Martian Manhunter (for their share empathy for humans and mind-related power).
    • Occasionally took assistance from aliens who have good relationship with humans like E.T., Astral and Yrel. The Heptapods are very fascinated by the time travel magic Yrel's world has and how casually the citizens use it.
  • Have been visiting the House of Time and Space as well as Prophecy due to their unique perception of time and the Mental Time Travel ability their language possesses.
    • From there, the Heptapods made contact with the Doctor. He is fascinated by them for being fellow aliens who has different definition of time while the Heptapods are fascinated with the Doctor's tools and companions.
  • For their landing on Earth being technically unregistered and contact with humans, the Man in Black have recently began to observe their and Louise's temple.
  • Their spaceships, with their unique shape and the fact that the ships have their own gravity different from Earth have raised interest from various deities to explore it. One in particular is Gomez even though he complains about the lack of color inside the ship.
  • Lex Luthor is very resentful of the Heptapods after both Louise and the species themselves refuse to teach him their language (due to advance warning from Lois and Superman). Since then, he has been scheming to break into their temple in order to learn the language himself in order to unlock its Mental Time Travel ability in order to defeat Superman.
  • Once the Heptapods mistook Giselle for Louise. They are still trying to understand why a fully choreographed Crowd Song about them ensued.
  • While not really understand the concept of "good" and "evil", the Heptapods have agreed to work with the GUAG in order to protect humanity as well as their closest ally and friend Louise. Their ability to see the past, present and future at once has proven to be a great asset against the GUAE.
  • Also holds a seat in the house of Language.

    Jazz 
Jazz, God of Aliens Who Enjoy Earth's Culture (Meister)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: A white and blue Autobot insignia
  • Theme: Autobop
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Klingons Love Shakespeare, Lieutenant of the Autobots alongside Prowl, Transforms into a Porsche 935, loves to improvise on the fly, Loves Earth culture and entertainment, Jive Turkey, Meaningful Name, Cool Shades, Soul Brotha, Wields a Photon Rifle and built-in speaker weapons, A trained Cyber-Ninja, stopped appearing regularly in the G1 series,
  • Domains: Robotics, Aliens, Racing, Popular Culture, Ninjitsu, Music
  • Herald: Blaster
  • Allies; Autobots: Optimus Prime (his superior), Bumblebee, Hot Rod/Rodimus Prime, Grimlock, Primus
  • Friendly Rival: Captain Falcon, Ryu Suzaku, Lucy Liberty, Jonathan "Johnny" Joestar, Judah Ben-Hur
  • Wary of: The House of Electricity, Gunvolt
  • Enemies; Decepticons/Predacons: Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave, Rumble and Frenzy, Blitzwing, Tidal Wave, Beast Wars Megatron
  • Jazz is Optimus Prime's right-hand man, serving as head of Special Operations for the Autobot cause. It requires a lot of preparation, but for Jazz he's more than ready. He's skilled at improvisation and responds well to drastic changes on the battlefield. Plus, he always adds his own flare to the party. As a result of his enthusiastic, outgoing personality, he's one of most popular Autobots among the crew of the Ark. He's also been shown to really enjoy love Earth's popular culture, especially its music and vehicles. He arrived in the Pantheon as part of an Autobot/Maximal strike force created by Ultra Magnus to repel the ever-increasing threat of Megatron's ascended Decepticons. Their first confrontation lead to a quick and deceive victory for Magnus's team, with Jazz taking on Lockdown one on one. Afterwards, Jazz was given a temple and position in the Pantheon alongside several of his comrades. Optimus was happy to see his First Lieutenant return to his side and is looking forward to seeing him back in operation.
  • Serving as Herald to Jazz is Blaster, Autobot communications officer, fellow admirer of human music and well known rival of the deified Soundwave. The pair often spend their time hanging out in the House of Music and jamming to the many vibrant tunes the Multiverse has to offer. However on one jazz night, they did end up encountering Soundwave in attendance. Blaster confronted him and... Let's just say things should be left to the imagination.
  • A skilled racer in his own right, Jazz will take part in major competitions hosted in the House of Sports, often racing against his fellow comrades and other human drivers too. Ben-Hur, The Duke boys, Dominic Torett, and Johnny Joestar make for basic rivals, while Lucy Liberty, Ryu Suzaku and especially Captain Falcon put Jazz straight to the test, pushing him to the limit of his skills. At the end of the day though, he still treats them all well and good, and has been seen hanging out with all his rivals on their down time.
  • Water Tribesman Sokka has expressed interest in Cybertronian technology and after Jazz showed him a couple of the primary details, the rest was history. The pair became friends rather quickly, with Jazz seeing a lot of his fun-loving personality in the young human... but he has to be careful showcasing weapons and gadgets to Sokka; the last time Sokka tried out the Star Saber, it nearly destroyed a quarter block of the House of Technology.
  • Gets along well with other alien deities who share a similar appreciation for Earth's commodities and finds Martian Manhunter's affinity for Oreo's, Worf's Klingon love for Shakespeare and the Doctor's love for humanity in general rather endearing. It's also how Jazz became acquainted with Steven Universe's Crystal Gem friends, as each of them have found a particular interest in human pop culture. Amethyst in particular has the most interest, enjoyment, and indulgence of various Earth activities, mostly eating and sleeping. Jazz finds her to be very laid-back and rowdy but more than makes up for it with her percussion skills. Combined with Jazz's boombox and break dancing and dance night in the House of Music becomes truly extravagant.
  • Jazz has been on many adventures over the eons, and being devoured by Unicron is not on his most popular list. He and Bumbleebee - who was also consumed by the Chaos-Bringer - have no intentions on going through that again. Especially since there's another planet eater in the form of Galactus. Luckily, the duo were quick to reacquaint themselves with the New Avengers note , who are more than happy to help out with dealing with the above threat as well other villains like Ultron, Doctor Doom, and Doctor Octopus.
    • On that note, Jazz likes hanging around the Guardians of the Galaxy, listening to the psychedelic tunes playing from Star-Lord's cassette player, and helping in the fight against Thanos and whatever terrors the Multiverse has to offer.
    • He's also teamed up with the ascended members of G.I. Joe to stop Cobra Commander, and to make sure their plans with the Decepticons are thwarted.
  • Became an honorary sixth member of the spaceship Bebop, with Spike, Faya, and Radical Ed always welcoming him aboard to share his stories across the cosmos and to aid in dangerous missions. It also helps that Jazz is a big fan of free form jazz.
  • It was through Optimus Prime that Jazz met and befriended the Iron giant, who found a fascinating interest in Cybertronian transformations. The giant robot's known disdain for violence did remind the Autobot of when he became weary of war and found some humans to be rather hateful to his kind. As such, Jazz hopes that push doesn't come to shove and neither Optimus or Megatron convince the giant to join the war.
  • Like many of his fellow Transformers, Jazz can take on various forms depending on what the situation calls for, most of them retaining his traditional blue and white colour scheme. When espionage is required, he will become a sleek master of Cyber-Ninjitsu and if that doesn't work, he'll become either a hard-hitting Pontiac Solstice equipped with an magnetic field generator and photon blaster, or a more standard variant with built-in speakers to daze and incapacitate foes. But more often than not, he'll revert back to his original form for nostalgia sakes. Regardless, he's still his normal self no matter what form he takes.
  • Considering his less than stellar relationship with the super-powered and crazed Circuit Breaker, Jazz stays well out of the way of the House of Electricity, not wanting to get electrocuted once again. It's also the reason he has come to be an enemy to Princess Azula, especially after their first meeting nearly ended in disaster.
  • Given how they're willing to kill any humans that don't share their powers, not to mention being opposed to anyone willing to protect those humans, Jazz immediately landed in Zorda and the Seven's list of enemies. Of the seven, he's particularly careful of Gibril, Asroc, and Teseo, who all possess powers over metal, machines and hackery respectively. In response, Jazz has been approached by the hitman Gunvolt, who offered to help the Autobots combat Zorda's gang. But his own electrical powers have left Jazz a little bit wary to trust him, though he was quick to take note of Gunvolt's kind nature.
  • Shares his music tastes with The Silver Surfer, another alien who fell in love with what humanity had to offer. He felt bad for his plight, as the fate of Norrin's planet mirrored that of Unicron.
  • Has a bit of trouble trusting the Dukes of Hazard after losing to a Decepticon disguised as their vehicle, General Lee. To be more precise, he likes the Duke boys and Daisy, but is wary of the car in case it transforms.
  • "Do it with style or don’t bother doing it."
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Lesser Gods

    The Chozo 

The Chozo, Deities of Benevolent Precursors

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  • Theme: Chozo Artifact Temple, Chozo Ruins, Reflection of the Past
  • Lesser Gods
  • Symbol: A Chozo Statue
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral
  • Portfolio: Creating the Metroid and training Samus Aran, Bird People, Endangered Species, Doom Magnet, Ignoring Their Species Survival, Perfect Pacifist People, Sufficiently Advanced Aliens, Formerly Warriors,
  • Domain: Science, Technology, Battle, Redemption
  • Allies: Samus Aran ("their child"), Jor-El, The Doctor, Medli, Megamind, Reed Richards
  • Enemies: Mother Brain, Ridley, Dark Samus and Phazon, SA-X, Brainiac, Davros, Dalek Emperor
  • Evil Counterpart: Amon
  • Concern About: The Hatchling
  • The Chozo, a highly intelligent alien race who were the caregiver of the orphan Samus Aran. They were the ones to train the girl who would one day become the fiercest warrior the Space Pirates would ever face. Not only that, they were foresighted to leave behind useful tools for Samus to find to aid her in battles. In this, they hope to find redemption for what they done in the past.
  • While there are many Chozo that have ascended to the pantheon, the two most prominent members of the group are Old Bird and Gray Voice. The two can be consider Samus' Chozo parents as the former raised and help trained Samus while the latter provided the DNA for her genetic modification.
  • The Chozo race have express their gratitude to their adopted daughter Samus for carrying out their legacy. Old Bird in particular has told her how proud he was to have raised her. This caused the normally silent warrior to shed tears of joy from those words from her adopted father.
    • Many Chozo have also express concern over the Hatching. Since they raised Samus to eliminate their past mistake, they were surprise that the Metroid considers Samus it's mother. While they haven't taken any action over the parasite, they have been keeping a close eye on it.
  • Before they dedicated themselves in knowledge, they were once a race of warriors. Which would easily explain the Powered Armor that Samus uses. They are now a more peaceful race that advocate a a more peaceful approach. So non-violent they are that they devoloped a mental block that cause pain if they do act violent. Though, Gray Voice was able to endure to fight to a stand still with Ridley. However, while they do seek peace, that doesn't mean they can't devoloped things to do harm. Both the Metroids and Samus Aran can attest to that. The Chozo are willingly to lean their expertise to GUAG. Though, only in certain situations for fear of any misuse of their technology.
  • After reaching a sterile point in their technology advencement, many Chozo decided to cross the far galaxy in sharing and gathering knowledge. This stance is opposite to Brainiac who wants to collect knowledge and destroy the original source. When the Coluan learned of the space birds, he became interested in their knowledge.
  • It's currently unknown what truly happen to the race. While some have died thanks to Mother Brain and the Space Pirate, there's other who ascended to a higher existance. While it can't be one hundred percent certain they died out, the same could be say of their survival.
  • While well known for their technology advencement, the Chozo do have a good understanding of magic as proven by their interaction with the Reptilicans. One wonders of there's some mystic property in Samus's suit as any attempts to reverse engineer the tech ends badly.
    • There's also some Chozo who can see visions of the future. While not perfect, they were able to predict the emergence of Phazon and prepared Samus for her battle against the corrupted entity.
  • Have been seen interacting with some of the more intellectual individuals of the pantheon. Mostly those of alien origins and some earthlings. There has been talks on forming a Science Council that would include the brilliant minds all over the cosmos.
    • One perticular scientist they had the most interaction is the Kryptonian Jor-El. While most talk are over scientific improvement, they do stray to the fact they each left a legacy to their people with their children.
  • One or two incarnation of the Doctor have made contact with the Chozo race. Each of them have express respect and admiration for the others devotion of life and wanting peace in the galaxy. The Doctor mention that what ever technology they use for Samus' Morph Ball is very similar to their "bigger on the inside" tech. There has been adventures of the Gallifreyan and a Chozo companion or two.
  • While they do see many life forms precious, they do not hold the same views for X Parasites. That's why they created the Metroids to act as predators for them. Learning of SA-X has made them very adamant on stopping it in anyway possible.
  • Have shown shock at Amon betraying his fellow Xel'naga brethrens for his own insidious plans.
  • New information have revealed that a sect of rogue Chozo never renounce their warrior ways and actually killed their fellow Chozo brothers on SR388.

    The Martians (Mars Attacks!
The Martians, Unholy Race of Malicious Aliens
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  • Lesser Deities
  • Symbol: A flying saucer. Alternatively, their big-brained faces.
  • Theme Song: Mars Attacks! Main Title
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Affably Evil, Alien Invasion, Armies Are Evil, Ax-Crazy, Civilization Destroyer, Utilize Disintegrator Rays, Sought to destroy Earth, because they thought it was funny, Jerkasses, Little Green Men, Excessively large brains, Raygun Gothic, Trolls, We Come in Peace — Shoot to Kill, Defeated by the playing of “Indian Love Call”
  • Domains: Mars, Aliens, Invasions, War, Destruction
  • Followers: The Shroobs, The Skrulls
  • Allies: Marvin the Martian, the Mars people
  • Rivals: The Harvesters
  • Enemies: Agents K and J, Master Chief, Doomguy, Commander Shepard, X-COM, The Doctor, John Carter, J'onn J'onnz/Martian Manhunter, Rei Hino/Sailor Mars, Dr. Louise Banks, the Heptapods, Barbarella, Squidward Tentacles, Popeye the Sailor, Bugs Bunny, Erma, Optimus Prime (and by extension, all ascended Autobots and Decepticons), The Courier, The Sole Survivor, The Think Tank, The Fantastic Four
  • Oppose: ALL avian deities
  • Opposed by: The Daleks
  • Complicated Relationship with: Zim
  • In its plan to conquer Earth, Mars sends out flying saucers through space carrying deadly weapons. There, the Martians destroy much of Earth’s population by burning the cities. Why? Because it's fun!!! They enjoy killing people and destroy buildings; they even play bowling with the statues at Easter Isles and pose for photos in front of temples as they are blowing up.
  • It was one peaceful day in the Trope Pantheons, until several gods reported a fleet of flying saucers flying across the sky. Soon, reports of these sightings were brought into the Main House. When one of the flying saucers landed on the Pantheon, many people arranged a meeting with the Martian Ambassador. Of course, given their previous encounters with other malicious aliens such as the Harvesters, the welcoming committee was more cautious and sufficiently more prepared. However, everything didn’t go as planned as the Martians proceeded to vaporize everyone there. Several military forces from the House of War responded by fighting back against the Martian army, and unlike the Earth where they first struck, the advanced technologies in the Pantheon (as well as magic) made combat with these Martians a lot fairer. That said, the Martians weren't backing down without a fight, and their tech is advanced enough to negate a nuclear warhead and use its contents for a helium voice gag.
    • The destruction lasted for several days (but only within the House they landed in) until one day, a few of the Martians approached someone listening to some music on their headphones. Unfortunately for them, the music that the person is listening to is Slim Whitman’s “Indian Love Call.” This caused their heads to burst like balloons. Eventually, the rest of the Pantheon took notice of this by broadcasting said song on the radio and using it to defeat their enemies.
      • Afterwards, many people are undecided with what to do with these Martians. However, an agreement is reached that they should stay in the Pantheon.
  • Among several people who have been active in trying to take down the aliens, they include XCOM and the Men in Black, both of them being agencies dedicated to eliminating malicious aliens. Several space marines such as Master Chief, Doomguy, and Commander Shepard also see the aliens as easy pickings. They're not too big on The Courier and the Sole Survivor due to the both of them killing their kin.
  • They have a rivalry with the Harvesters on which alien invader race is the deadliest. Whenever the two races cross paths in the same area, expect more destruction than what one can expect.
  • They don’t like the Doctor due to his ability to outwit the aliens. Their relationship with the Daleks isn’t any better, for obvious reasons. The Daleks even believe that the Martians’ whole “invade and destroy” schtick is a little too similar to their own.
  • For some reason, their language only consists of high-pitched “acks.” Attempts by linguists such as Dr. Louise Banks were made to translate their language in order to understand their culture, but the Heptapods warned her about the potential danger that the aliens possess. The Fantastic Four find the Martians to be somewhat similar to the Skrulls in regards to their jerkassery, which they don’t approve of.
  • Regarding their interaction with other deities associated with their home planet, they get along with Marvin the Martian as he respects their plan in destroying the Earth. In turn, this made them enemies with Bugs Bunny as he’s an expert at outsmarting villains in comedy settings like Marvin himself. John Carter and the Martian Manhunter sometimes square off against the aliens and often foil their plans. As does Rei Hino, who was the former Princess of Mars.
  • Their relationship with Zim is complicated. Personality-wise, Zim would fit them, but he was reminded of the time that the Mars of his universe was turned into a Planet Spaceship, which he hijacked to smush Earth and then got into a dogfight with Dib, who was piloting Mercury. This led to Mars being flung out of the solar system. While the Martians didn’t like what Zim did to their home planet, they at least tolerated his comedic villainy.
  • They are also enemies with Barbarella since she believes in a united and peaceful universe, which the Martians are against. Any time she attempts diplomacy towards the aliens, it usually doesn’t end well for her, which leads to the Black Queen having to rescue her.
  • At least once has Popeye had an encounter with the Martians, When several of them landed in Sweethaven, they were intercepted and then hypnotized by the Sea Hag into attacking Popeye for her. They were nevertheless defeated by Popeye in a spinach-powered beatdown, which broke their hypnosis, and they betrayed the Sea Hag through Defeat by Modesty (It Makes Sense in Context) before leaving Earth out of a newfound fear of Popeye.
  • Their presence in the Transformers universe is one of several instances where the Autobots and the Decepticons put aside their differences to take down the little green aliens.
  • They are frightened to encounter Erma given that she once tried to dissect a living Martian.
  • Because of their weakness towards corny folk country music, they have a disdain towards several Dreadful Musicians, notably Squidward Tentacles. The Martians are also enemies with the Think Tank since they’re allowed by the proper authorities to release their technological wrath against them with special enmity towards Dr, 8 for his Sonic Emitters with the Indian Love Call frequency he added specifically against them. Though at least they’re also Laughably Evil, especially with Klein, Borous, and Mobius on the scene.
  • "Ack ack ack ack! ACK ACK!"

    Urdnot Wrex 
Urdnot Wrex, God of Proud Warrior Races
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