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The House of Ice and Cold comes in the form of a cold and massive island made entirely out of ice and snow. Notable for being unmeltable, snow and ice is often exported from there for youthful gods to make into snowmen or ice castles. The temperature of the island drops rapidly as one gets closer to the core of it, to the point that air exhaled from breaths will turn into ice. Users of fire magic will struggle to cast even one fire spell should they ever find themselves on the ice island, though that doesn't stop some from trying anyway.

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Plant deities are advised not to enter due to the damage the cold does. Warm winter clothes are available, and in a worst case scenario doctors will help treat colds and frostbite. Skiing and curling events happen here.

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Greater Gods

    Kaldr the Ancient Apparition 
Kaldr, Unholy Embodiment of Frozen Evil (Ancient Apparition)
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Intermediate Gods

    Jack Frost (Rise of the Guardians
Jackson Overland Frost, The Spirit of Winter (Jack Frost, Guardian of Fun)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His wooden staff
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Guardian of Fun, The Newest Member of the Guardians, Became Jack Frost After His Death, Audience Surrogate, Big Brother Instinct, Deadpan Snarker, Peter Pan Parody, The Prankster
  • Domains: Winter, Cryomancy, Fun, Sacrifices, Revivals
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Pitch, The Child Abuse Supporters, Esdeath, Kaldr, Balanar, Vaermina, The Night King
  • Opposes: Jack Horner, Peter Pan
  • Jack Frost, the Guardian of Fun, was originally a human boy with a younger sister. She nearly drowned in a lake, but Jack saved her life, sacrificing his own in the process, and was stuck in the frozen pond. Then he was chosen by the Man in the Moon to become one of his Guardians. At first he hated the responsibility of being one because of his amnesia and loneliness, especially since some of the Guardians refused to see him as one of them. However he eventually grew to love the role and thanks to his efforts in convincing children to believe in the Guardians, restoring their power, his teammates accepted him and they were able to defeat Pitch Black, regaining the belief of other children worldwide in the Guardians.
  • Jack was able to ascend his other teammates one by one and had a joyous reunion with them. They were mad to see Pitch Black again as they knew that he will plague the other children in the Pantheon with nightmares and wants them to stop believing in the Guardians so they could die. This resulted in them having a much more protective desire towards the children and making sure that no enemy of theirs will hurt them.
  • Jack Frost doesn't understand why people ship him with Elsa. Once in a while, his teammates tease him about his potential relationship with her. Wanting to see what people saw in it, he decided to meet her. The two became close as they are both lonely people with ice powers who grew to accept their prescribed roles. One thing that Jack Frost loves about Elsa is that she can create living snow creatures, which is something he can't do. He hopes that she can teach him how to do that.
    • Thanks to his friendship with Elsa, he befriended Olaf, one of Elsa's constructs. Olaf finds Jack to be a joy to hang out with and finds his role to be fascinating. Once in a while, Olaf gives him a warm hug, which surprises Jack at first, before smiling and returning the favor. He also enjoys messing around with Olaf's big lug of an Herald, Marshmallow, knowing that for how intimidating he looks, the giant snowman wouldn't do anything Elsa wouldn't want him to do.
  • Jack Frost became extremely fond of children after he regained his memories as a human and developed an urge to protect them. As such, he will often be seen playing with various children who believe in him. This is why he hates The Child Abuse Supporters due to their willingness to do corrupt deeds towards their own children and considers them to be much more worse than Pitch Black.
    • His protectiveness towards children, which he got from his desire to save his sister, is what led him to develop a friendship with Yu Narukami. Though he and Nanako were cousins, the two consider each other siblings and Yu will do anything to protect her as a result. The leader of The Investigation Team praises him for saving his sister from her death, even if it cost his own life, something that Jack Frost isn't used to, as he often didn't get much praise or affection due to years of loneliness, yet he thanked him for it.
  • Through his friend Yu Narukami, he was introduced to the other Jack Frost who is a frost spirit. The two managed to get along as they are both mischievous people who love to cause harmless fun especially around the winter holidays.
  • He befriended Nao Tomori as they both have a hard time socializing with other people at first before they eventually warm up to them. Their invisibility also contributed to their loneliness. He feels bad for her situation back in her world and how she is struggling to maintain her brother's sanity, but he is glad to see that those issues have been solved.
  • He befriended Wander due to being a happy-go-lucky guy who strives for happiness and spreads fun to others. Wander is relieved to see that Jack is becoming happier thanks to his developing maturity and being able to bond with other humans. As such, Wander introduced him to one of his friends Pinkie Pie, a pony who strives for the happiness and fun of others like they do. Upon hearing he's the Guardian of Fun, she made a habit of "borrowing" him for her parties to make them livelier and seeing the happier smiles of the people who are invited. Jack is glad to have met them, even if he considers Pinkie Pie to be crazy by his standards, and occasionally, he hangs out with them to play around whenever they feel like it.
  • He gets along with Hob Gadling as they both became immortal thanks to supernatural beings that are much more powerful than them. The Guardian of Fun once asked if he ever feels lonely since his family and friends keep dying. Hob Gadling simply stated that no matter what, he won't die because he doesn't want to and thinks that living a long life is worth it. Occasionally, Jack asks Gadling for advice as he fears that living too long will make him lonely and anti-social again.
  • He doesn't like Balazar as he is similar to Pitch Black in that they are both the Boogeyman who use nightmares to inspire fear in children. His ability to speed up time makes it more frustrating to him as it means that he can't be safe from him. Seeing that Jack is an enemy of Pitch Black and doesn't share the same opinions as them, Balazar quickly became enemies with him. He also highly disapproves of Vaermina as she is a dream stealer who wants to give nightmares and psychological torture to others.
  • Like the other good-hearted cryomancers, he disapproves of Esdeath's sadism and her Social Darwinism. He doesn't understand how she could find joy in hurting others and finds her a killjoy to fight because of how powerful she is. He has also grown to hate Kaldr for being the evil embodiment of ice and entropy and considers him to be no better than Pitch. The villain in return believes that Jack Frost couldn't beat him because he has less power than him.
  • He became enemies with the Night King, who in some ways, is his Foil. They both used to be human but later became supernatural beings with cryomancy, but while Jack Frost is the Guardian of Fun who loves children and strives for their protection, the Night King is a ruthless villain who seeks destruction and wants to destroy humanity, something that Jack Frost hates as the death of humanity means he and the rest of the Guardians would disappear without their beliefs, all their efforts to give joy to children would go to waste, and they would have failed their duty to protect humanity.
  • He hates Jack Horner due to being an egotistical casanova who doesn't take his job seriously and only cares about himself. Him being the original Jack Frost of his universe doesn't help the case. The first time they met, Horner called him his son, which confused him, until he told him of his story with the Snow Queen and the birth of the new Jack Frost. He doesn't like being in the same room with him as Horner really gets on his nerves and tries to manipulate him to get what he wants.
  • A lot of people compare him to Peter Pan because they are both immortal tricksters and outcasts who love to have some fun. Jack Frost simply doesn't like them as Peter Pan is someone who forces children to stay in his home and forbids them from growing up. As a Guardian who loves children, he will try to make sure that they stay out of Peter's sight after hearing stories about the cruel happenings in Neverland and the terrible things he did.

    Kuai Liang/Sub-Zero 
Kuai Liang, God of Blue-Coded Cryomancers (Sub-Zero II [actually Sub-Zero VI], Tundra, Cyber Sub-Zero, Grandmaster of the Lin Kuei, Grandmaster Blueberry Ice)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: The Dragon Medallion and the Lin Kuei Symbol
  • Theme Music: Helado (Sub-Zero's Theme) by Harvard Bass, or Lin Kuei Temple
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Cryomancy, Smashing Ices Into Pieces, Highly Visible Ninjas (Sorry, we Meant Lin Kuei), Reluctant Warriors, Meaningful Names, The Abel to Bi-Han's Cain, Turning Good, Defecting From a Bad Organization and Rejoining to Said Organization as a Force of Good, Legacy Characters, Butt Monkeys (Only on Promotional Trailers), Having Three Variations (Cryomancer, Unbreakable, Grandmaster)
  • Domains: Destruction, Ice, Kombat, Good, Mentors
  • Avatar: Steve Blum
  • Allies:
  • Friendly Rivals With: Hanzo Hasashi/Scorpion, Syzoth/Reptile, Ermac, Natsu Dragneel
  • Enemies:
  • Opposes: The Grand United Alliance of Machines
  • Conflicting Opinion: Mr. Freeze, Kolin
  • Kuai Liang is a powerful cryomancer and the current holder of the title of Sub-Zero. As the Grandmaster of the Lin Kuei he commands them and acts as a protector of Earthrealm. That said, his life wasn't a simple one. He and his brother Bi-Han were kidnapped and raised as assassins by the Lin Kuei, given that they descended from an Outworld race, their powers would have proven useful for the Lin Kuei. Following the death of Bi-Han at the hands of Scorpion, Kuai Liang would discard his title of Tundra and assume the mantle of Sub-Zero to avenge the death of his brother by entering the Mortal Kombat tournament hosted in Outworld, where he would best the revenant that took his brother's life in Kombat and spark a long lasting rivalry between the two. After a long series of event involving being turned into a cyborg, dying against Sindel, raised as a revenant and later returning back to life thanks to Sonya Blade, Sub-Zero ascended into the Pantheon, hearing of the tales some of his allies told him and wanting to learn more about this place.
  • Despite being good hearted, he is not afraid to get his hands dirty and he adopted the same finishing move as his brother, the Spine Rip. Unlike Bi-Han, Kuai Liang is a lot more likely to freeze his opponents and tear them apart after the fact, one of the main reasons he was accepted as a deity. He is honored to be considered a god, a rank he only thought was only possible for the likes of Raiden.
  • The Pantheon in general is glad that he and Hanzo have finally buried the hatchet and have no issue in working together. Kuai Liang even mourns his death at the hands of D'Vorah and is considering avenging his fallen friend but Hanzo has deterred him from doing so. When they are both working together, few can stop the combined might of Sub-Zero and Scorpion.
  • While a powerful fighter in his own right, some people have noticed him that he tends to die quite a lot in what is called "exhibition matches", where a newly introduced kombatant or a returning one tests their skills against a veteran and usually ends up finishing off whoever is against them, with Kuai Liang being the usual victim. He doesn't mind, although the painful memories about dying a lot stick with him, which could explain his calm and collected attitude to everything.
  • As the Lin Kuei Grandmaster and one of the most skilled cryomancers in the Pantheon, it's no wonder people seek him out to improve their cryomantic skills. One of the first to request his training was Queen Elsa, having had troubles with her own powers since a very young age and only now managing to somewhat gain control of them, she was surprised to see someone like Sub-Zero handle ice with no problem. Kuai-Liang sees her as having even more potential than him and so took Elsa under his wing in order to control her own powers, potentially surpassing him if she managed to master them and maybe even learn some of his techniques, like teleporting.
    • Another person that caught his interest was the mysterious Kolin. Her ties to the Illuminati made him hesitant to recruit her, probably putting his clan in danger if he isn't careful. That, and he's been thinking twice about recruiting anyone with mysterious motivations after what happened with Frost (more on that below).
    • While not teaching, he tends to spar with both Jack Frost and Cygnus Hyoga, finding them both worthy warriors to learn from. He is not exactly upset that he is not the holder of the An Ice Person title and respects the Cygnus Saint for having it anyway, preaching that he might not be up to the task yet.
  • Was overjoyed to reunite with both Smoke and Cyrax, two Lin Kuei comrades that were close to him. Losing Smoke to the Netherrealm and Cyrax to the Tekunin is something that still haunts him but the Pantheon has given Kuai Liang the chance to right those wrongs. Seeing that Sektor ascended not that long after Cyrax established himself, Sub-Zero has put all his efforts into defeating him once and for all and avenge all the Lin Kuei members that suffered under him. This also extends to Triborg, a cybernetic almagamation of Cyrax, Sektor, Smoke and even himself, who follows Sektor's directive of keeping the Tekunin going.
    • However, the last person he expected to be aligned with the Cyber-Lin Kuei was Frost. She used to be one of his most promising students but her impatience and lust for power, coupled with her disdain of the Shirai Ryu, forced Kuai Liang to banish her. In the events where Kronika tried to create a new era, Frost allied with the Titan in an effort to gain more power and take over the Lin Kuei. Frost is one of the people that Sub-Zero will admit he is dissapointed with and thinks she is a lost cause.
  • He and Raiden used to be at odds, especially because his actions were responsible for turning him and other Earthrealm warriors into Revenants, not to mention Raiden's transition into Dark Raiden. For a time he met two new deities that filled the void of Raiden, being the former Warchief Thrall and the vampiress Rachel Alucard, the three keeping a cordial relationship and trying to do their best to keep everything in the Pantheon under control. Rachel was also the one that informed Kuai Liang of Shinnok's attempts at claiming the Booster Gear from Issei Hyodo and so he decided to aid them whenever he could.
    • However, some timeline shifts have removed Dark Raiden from existence and he only now manifests occasionally. Raiden is ashamed of that version's actions and seeks to atone, asking both him and Grandmaster Hasashi's support to restore order in the Pantheon. Sub-Zero saw that Raiden regretted his actions and decided to forgive him. Even then, he still keeps in touch with Thrall and Rachel.
  • He is not fond of cybernetics after being forcefully turned into Cyber Sub-Zero. However, he is tolerant of other machine creations if they have good intentions and that's how, thanks to Cyrax, he ended up meeting Victor Stone. Having been a good help for Cyrax, Kuai Liang decided to befriend him and this also lead to the two trying to fend off Frost after she attempted to get ahold of some of Cyborg's equipment.
    • Then there was an instance where he was approached by the Tenno. At first Kuai Liang thought they were agents of GUAM or another squad of Tekunin coming for him but it turns out that the Tenno didn't come with bad intentions. The Grandmaster was understanding of their situation, and having heard of his mighty ice powers, the ones who used Frost Warframes wanted to train under him. Ironically, his acceptance of them ended up enraging Frost more; considering that Kuai Liang has now taken cybernetic beings under him and continues to call her a disgrace, she feels he is being a Hypocrite. However, he doesn't think so, as for one the Tenno don't have any lust for power like she did when she was part of the Lin Kuei.
  • Thanks to a timeline rift, he found himself in a strange world where Superman became a tyrant. Kuai Liang was already familiar with a few of the DC universe's residents but their behavior and personality were radically different in this particular timeline. In his time there he tried to both fix whatever problem that timeline was suffering and recruit allies for the Lin Kuei. This event personally clued him that both Damian and Cassandra Wayne could become powerful assets for the Pantheon and decided to seek them out to prevent any of the two from straying too far, mostly after seeing what happened with Damian's Regime self. Batman has personally thanked Sub-Zero for taking care of them.
  • When asked about Freeze Rays, he usually answers that he doesn't mind them and that they can hardly harm him. His temple is located near Mei-Ling Zhou's home and he did take surprise at seeing a makeshift weapon able to freeze like that. Both are on good terms, although Mei is unnerved at how Kuai Liang executes his frozen targets.
    • That said, he once encountered two deities with Freeze Rays that weren't exactly nice to him. He was already familiar with Captain Cold and Sub-Zero is angry that he tried to steal the Dragon Medallion from him. Mr. Freeze is a different story; he pities how far the man has fallen to save a loved one while Victor only sees potential in Kuai Liang, given that his body would allow him to further his research.
  • Shortly after the defeat of Shinnok, he and his clan found eggs from a frost dragon and the hatchlings became a powerful asset for the Lin Kuei, adding Dragon Rider to his clan's credentials. This managed to catch the attention of Daenerys Targaryen and she approached Sub-Zero to learn more about his dragons. While contrasting elements, the Grandmaster welcomed Daenerys and has allowed her to study the frost dragons closer, possibly being key in the defeat of the Night's King. With her descent to madness following the defeat of the Night's King, this offer has been rescinded.
  • He is not the first one to carry the Sub-Zero name, being a title being passed in his family for generations. His predecessor was Bi-Han, his older brother and someone he used to admire, but having seen him reborn as Noob Saibot has soured the relationship of the brothers to the point that Kuai Liang has completely disowned who Bi-Han has become. Of course, finding out he is a deity has not amused Sub-Zero at all and hearing that he is now part of High Command made him worried for the Pantheon's safety, so he tried to enlist the help of all the allies he could find.
    • This history of brotherly conflict has allowed him to meet other people with similar issues. Having heard rumors that Hanzo sounds a lot like him, he was curious of Ragna the Bloodedge. That allowed him to meet Ragna's brother, Jin Kisaragi, who at the time was a bit of jerk but now he has mellowed considerably. He keeps an eye on them on behalf of Rachel.
    • This was also the reason why he met Akame. She and her sister Kurome remind him a lot of him and Bi-Han, only if the roles were reversed. At first she didn't have a strong opinion on him, and having similar powers to General Esdeath certainly didn't help, but she ended up praising his dedication to his own clan the same way she was close to her Night Raid comrades.
    • On a different note, he is glad to see both Ryuko Matoi and Satsuki Kiryuin embrace each other after finding out they are sisters instead of keeping on fighting each other. A stark contrast with what ended up happening between him and Bi-Han, but deep down he does want to redeem his brother somehow. That said, he has no respect for their mother, Ragyo, comparing her and her life fibers to Shang Tsung and his twisted creations.
  • He is aware the cryomancy can be used for evil and Sub-Zero has taken a stance against all evil ice users. Particularly he opposes Kaldr the Ancient Apparition the most, being the highest ranking deity in the sub-house he resides that would give the rest a bad impression and so he is trying to demonstrate that not all cryomancers are cold-hearted.
    • Then there was Esdeath. He heard some stories about her from several people, including Akame, who was the one that managed to put her down. He is impressed with her cryomancy skills but definitely not at all with her sadism and beliefs. That and the fact that she was the one that recruited Bi-Han for High Command has made her a target for Kuai Liang. She does respects him, mostly his dedication to his clan and his brutal fighting style, but she thinks he is soft and that his brother would be a better Grandmaster to his clan.
  • Yes, he is very aware of the existence of ice puns. He thinks everyone who keeps saying it to him are more immature than Johnny Cage.
  • "You will know the sting of winter."

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Lesser Gods

    Cryogonal 
Cryogonal, Deity of Sizable Snowflakes (The Crystallizing Pokémon, Hex, Freegeo)
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  • Lesser Deity
  • Symbol: A very reflective snowflake
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Ability: Levitate
  • Gender: Genderless
  • Moveset: Freeze Dry, Solar Beam, Flash Cannon, Acid Armor
    • Z-Move: Subzero Slammer
  • Portfolio: 3 Foot 7 Snowflake, Extraordinarily Versatile Movepool, Badass Mustache, No Biological Sex (can still learn Attract), Squishy Wizard, Perpetual Frowner, Literal Ice Mon, Our Monsters Are Weird
  • Domains: Ice, Snowflakes, Reflection, Caves, Minerals
  • Allies: Lapras, Regice, Articuno, Victor Fries, Kaldr, Queen Elsa, Ice King, Olaf
  • Enemies: Ghetsis Harmonia, Hunter J, Heatran, Brand, Ragnaros the Firelord, Bright Man
  • Opposes: Any other fire or rock-related deity
  • Annoyed by: The House of Love
  • In cold caves, snow clouds can give birth to a very strange Pokemon. Cryogonal, known as the Crystallizing Pokemon, is made out of ice crystals and essentially a giant snowflake. While pathetic when it comes to physical offense and defense, Cryogonal has excellent special defense and great special attack. With its decent speediness, the Pokemon is a good representation of the Glass Cannon attributes Ice types normally have.
  • Utilizes ice chains to have its prey captive, then freeze them at -148 degrees Fahrenheit. Some think it eats prey similar to how the Wampa eats its prey. Cryogonal's name is derived from "cryo-" and "polygonal". Doesn't seem to cry, and always frowns. This is probably due to having a literal Frozen Face.
  • As a living snowflake, Cryogonal prefers cold conditions and gravitates towards that spread ice. This gets him close to more negative ice users like Kaldr, Mr Freeze and the Ice King. It gravitates towards Queen Elsa for the same reasons.
    • Is on good terms with Olaf, due to being a being made of living ice like itself.
  • For a partner, Cryogonal has decided to choose Yoshino because of her affinity with ice. Because she can generate cold and ice, she helps the Crystalline Pokemon stay solid and healthy.
  • Cryogonal is an anomaly in being one of very few genderless Pokemon who can use Attract, which includes Mew(who can learn every TM), the Staryu line, Minior and Dhelmise. A move that cannot work on or against genderless Pokemon. The House of Love are baffled by this and trying to study it to further research into love within the Pokemon world. Cryogonal doesn't seem to like them that much, as the Pokemon has formed a complex about love.
  • Being a living snowflake, Cryogonal hates anything related to fire or rocks. While most Pokemon are OK with one another, this is not the case with Cryogonal and Heatran-the Crystalline Pokemon is fearful of Heatran due to his massive resistance and type coverage against it. Opposes Brand and Ragnaros as well due to desiring to spread fire everywhere, and like all Pokemon opposes Ghetsis and Hunter J.
  • Hates bright lights, due to being sensitive to them and sublimate easy. The fact that it can learn Solar Beam hasn't registered with this hatred. It would rather stay in the House of Darkness & Shadow. Really doesn't like Bright Man.
  • Brycen, the most well-known owner of a Cryogonal, is also a movie star in the Pokestar Studios as the villain Brycen-Man and sometimes as Mecha-Cop. The Cryogonal in the pantheon seems interested in this, and as a result sometimes wanders into the House of Theatre and Spectacle. It has gotten the job of making ice effects for the movies, and is sometimes used as an antagonist. A one-time anime villain styled himself Cryogonal Man(though didn't have a Cyrogonal), interestingly enough.
  • Looks kind of like Sinistar except made of ice. Some of the gods in Gaming wonder if there was an intentional reference or if it's just a neat coincidence. Cryogonal has responded by using paint to cosplay as the Sinistar during Halloween.
  • Gained an ally in Chuggaaconroy since the Let's Player used one in an adventure across Unova. Not sure what to think to learn that its Hidden Power move was fire.

    Cygnus Hyoga 
Cygnus Hyoga, God of Ice (Aquarius Hyoga, Cygnus Magnus)
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  • Lesser God (Greater God while wearing the Aquarius Cloth)
  • Symbol: The Cygnus Constellation
  • Theme Song: "Diamond Dust" and his leitmotif
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Ice Power, Severe Mother Complex, Quietness, Making/Breaking/Being a Human Popsicle
  • Domains: Ice, War, Nature, Loyalty, Mother Appreciation
  • Heralds: Crane Yuzuriha and Aquila Yuna
  • High Priest: Iceman (Bobby Drake)
  • Followers: Toshiro Hitsugaya, Admiral Aokiji, Kula Diamond, Keith Evans, Vexen, Ice (Tora Olafsdotter), Freudia Neuwahl
  • Allies: ATHENA, Pegasus Seiya, Andromeda Shun, Phoenix Ikki, Sub-Zero, Queen Elsa, Jin Kisaragi, Ashe, Gray Fullbuster, Anivia, Regice
  • Enemies: Kratos, Tyrantrum(one sided), Hades (both), Poseidon
  • Worshipped for his ice mastery and development. But not his mother complex.
  • The former deity who was once in this place was turned into a Human Popsicle in a 'praying stance' by Hyoga and put into The Fallen. You know who it is? Sub-Zero.
    • Though as of late, Sub-Zero has risen once more. Fortunately, there was no ill-wills between the two Gods.
  • After several events, he changed his mind about Jin Kisaragi and has offered him a chance to take over if he wanted. Jin denies, saying that he CAN be an asshole after turning good.
  • He is in very good terms with Queen Elsa of the same House. Besides their obvious affinity to the cold, they share a lot of issues with the loss of their parents at a young age (coincidentally, on a sank ship in both cases), along with their struggles with concealing their feelings.
  • Recently found a 'rivalry' with Kurei. While being surprised at his cruel combat style and sheer power, Hyoga can't help but somehow respect Kurei's determination and his charisma. Well, that, and the fact and they're both utter Mama's Boys.
  • After Rukia displayed the true power of Sode no Shirayuki and her Bankai, Hakka no Togame, Hyoga took her in as an ally. As it stands, she is one of the few people in the Pantheon who share Hyoga's ability to use Absolute Zero attacks.
  • He's usually the one to keep quiet, but even he cannot withstand hearing Kratos calling his liege, Athena, to be a manipulative, greedy Goddess. Along with the other Saints, Hyoga has stood opposed to Kratos, relentless with his Greater God status since they're known to face foes far greater than them and toppling them. Although Kratos usually had the better favor, the Saints refused to back down, though Hyoga thought that maybe the scale will tilt on their favor better if Seiya and Shiryuu are with them... which has been partially done with the ascension of Seiya. Hyoga couldn't be more than glad that his friend ascended.
    • However, unknown to others, Hyoga also received an extra 'mission' from the Gold Saint Virgo Shaka, to investigate a case of 'alternate version', noting that the 'manipulative' Athena MIGHT not be the very same Athena they served. While he accepted that and kept the case to himself, even he would admit that Kratos' very own brutality also goes too far.
    • Eventually he and the rest of the Saints discovered Athena, the actual Goddess herself and the investigation came in full-circle: Athena was infected with the evils of the Pandora's Box. However with the loyalty of the Saints and many of her friends, they managed to cleanse the element from her, and Athena was genuinely remorseful. However, the war with Kratos, who refused to believe that, continued...

    Mei-Ling Zhou 
Dr. Mei-Ling Zhou, Goddess of Less-Than-Harmful Freezings (Mei, Adventuring Climatologist, The Face of Pure Evil, Satan, Mei Bae)
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  • Lesser Goddess
  • Symbol: Snowball, her Robot Buddy
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Ice-Manipulating Tools, Freezings That Don't Do Much Damage, Being A Dorky Cute Scientist, Killing With Ice Lance, Nice Girl, Apparently Buxom Under The Coat, Freeze Ray, Cyro-Sleeping Into A Harsh Future, 'Concentration' Face, Saying "Sorry" A Lot, Cute Glasses Girl
  • Domains: Ice, Knowledge, Heroes
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Junkrat & Roadhog, Reaper, Widowmaker, Jin Kisaragi, Kokonoe A. Mercury, The Pyro, anyone who is a bully to others.
  • Friendly Enemy: Mr. Freeze
  • Opposed by: Anyone who has seen what's under her coat and lacks them.
  • As a scientist, particularly climatology, Mei had her experience with a lot of cold weathers. In the middle of research on a cold region, she went into cryo-sleep and froze herself. She came out harmless, even if others don't. She then used her knowledge and power in battles between the Overwatch and its opposers... until when she froze herself, then woke up in the middle of the Trope Pantheons, apparently being chosen as those who advocate for freezing without harming others... mostly. After a bit fumbling, Mei accepted it.
  • While Mei at the outside looked positive and harmless, you really shouldn't push her buttons too much. She hates bullies above all else (this is why she really respects those who hunts one, like Kenshiro or Jimmy Hopkins), and if push came to shove... she will not relent in spraying you with her Freeze Ray, leaving you helpless as she stares at you, aims for your head and then shoot a killing ice lance through your skull. Especially when she does that when you were not prepared. Truly... the face of pure evil. That's why sometimes people like to call her Satan.
    • But on the other hand, she's so bae...
    • And how she's called Satan made her actually bond with another furball who's also called Satan, Teemo. Mei thinks he's very cute and cuddly.
  • She likes to downplay her achievements and efforts in trying to solve climate problems and tends to gush over other Gods she befriended with, only to be replied with statements that she herself is a big hero for her efforts.
  • Don't ask about her waist size, is it big or is it slim? We still get headaches about it.
  • She quickly became fast friends with Litchi Faye-Ling as both liked to exchange their research notes, in addition of being fellow Chinese girls with glasses, and Mei likes to nudge her to go meet her fellow Overwatch crew Mercy for her medical expertise. As well, Mei also completely did not blame Litchi for doing all those craps for the world in desperation and tends to try and give her a shoulder to listen to. Though one thing Mei don't get about Litchi is that... how did she maintain such a slim figure despite such humongous boobies that probably beat hers? (She's not jealous, what are you talking about?)
    • On the other hand, Mei has absolutely zero respects on both Jin Kisaragi and Kokonoe A. Mercury. In the case of Jin, it's because his unpleasant personality is very likened to the bullies she hated. On Kokonoe, she was absolutely flabbergasted that she would do everything, including ruining the world, without any second thoughts in order to achieve her goal, clashing with Mei's philosophy: "Our world is worth fighting for." Even more, a lot seem to side with Kokonoe in gang-pressing Litchi to abandon her goal. Well, not Mei. The people may praise Kokonoe and her genius, but she will not. Even after Litchi was cleared from her charges, Mei still does not get along with Kokonoe, since she still comes off like a bully that Mei hated.
    Mei: You're all just some no-good bullies. How can you even look at yourselves in front of a mirror?
    Kokonoe: ... Well, looks like my stupid student has a fan at least.
    Jin: Woman... care to say that again in front of my face?
  • Even if she's friends with them, she does feel a bit unnerved anytime Sub-Zero breaks a Human Popsicle or whenever Kenshiro makes someone's head asplode. Then again, they wonder why is she ok with shooting icicles at the helpless opponents that she freezes.
  • At one point, Corrin has approached her and wondered if she could sing a song he brought, titled "if ~ hitori omou" (Internationally: "Lost in Thoughts All Alone"). Mei was shocked on why she was asked for this, but ultimately declined. She's a scientist, not a singer. Not to mention, she actually HEARD the song and she knew that's just a voice not similar to hers.
    • It became a moot point when Azura and Fuuka Akitsuki later ascended. Thanks to having the same voice actress, they became friends.
  • She's well advised to not open her jacket whenever she's in the vicinity of the League of Flat Chest. Reactions may be... unpleasant. We know why.
  • Sometimes she took part in a firefighter team and even used her freezing spray to douse out fires. Hey, she's a scientist, she just developed her brand of ice that does not melt from fire. Totally harmless too! Look at how many times she put herself in those ice.
    • This has also caused her to be hated by any pyromaniacs in the pantheon, especially the Pyro, as she keeps putting out his/her flames with her ice gun. This has caused some fights between them in the Pantheon.
    • Somehow, the House of Music managed to arrange for a rap battle between the two. Many watched just to hear what Pyro actually sounds like, only to find out that Engineer built a muffles-to-speech translator that melted after the rap battle due to the heat of Pyro's burns.
  • She sometimes gets called to observe missions undertaken by Solid Snake, who can only wonder with how Mei took up her Mission Control with some Chinese proverbs, "Uh, how many Mei-Lings are there here?"
  • When the Lunar New Year came around, Mei decided to use a special dress for the occasion. This caught the attention of Chang'e who was surprised to see someone wearing a similar outfit that she used back when she got married and then actually bonded with Mei over the shared feeling of solitude that they underwent in the past.
    • The dress was surprisingly at a time making Mei look actually slimmer than she usually was. She was at first happy about it, until she found out that there was an error within the cloth that Chang'e eventually fixed. Still, as a result of this, Mei sulked in her own house for a day.
  • Mei and Mr. Freeze respect each other's skills with Cryotechnology, but:
    • Mei can understand Freeze's motivations but is saddened at how he has let it push him down the slippery slope.
    • Freeze respects Mei's ambitions, but her eternal optimism grates with his own dour personality.
  • Whenever the Halloween season comes around, Mei dons a costume of a Jiangshi, she even hops like one. One day while wearing his costume and wandering around the pantheon, she stumbled upon Hsien-Ko who confused Mei for one of her own. Admittedly Mei was scared of Hsien-Ko, but because she was so friendly they ended up becoming friends.
  • Around the Christmas season Mei is usually the one initiating snowball fights with other pantheon residents. Sometimes she ends up playing with clones of herself (don't ask where they come from, nobody knows) and result tends to be rather violent. According to Soldier: 76 (Who for some reason supervises all the Meis) has stated that this is an important mission and this group of Meis are the best of the best soldiers he could recruit.
    • Other times, Mei also likes to go Yeti Hunting with another four of her Mei clones. They have clarified that they do this for scientific reasons and don't want to hurt the yeti, but the creature is prone to retaliating when provoked so they have no choice but to fight back. There was one specific instance where the Yeti being hunted was Skips, but thankfully he was more persuasive that the other yeti they usually go after and he gladly offered to be studied.
  • Recently, she was invited into the Battlefield of the Nexus. In preparation for her arrival there, she asked Ymir the Tusk for combat advice. And as soon as she was summoned into the Nexus Battlefield, she put Ymir's advice into good use on a new heroic ability which she dubs, the Avalanche, which made Ymir proud.
  • "This Pantheon is worth fighting for!"

    Olaf (Nintendo Wars
Olaf, God of Winter Warfare (Whip)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: The Blue Moon Symbol
  • Theme Song: Olaf's Theme
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Blizzard CO Power, Winter Fury CO Power, Badass Beard, Patriotic to Blue Moon, First Antagonist of the game, Incompetent General turned Dangerous in Later Years, Grumpy Old Man, Hometown Destroyed by Black Hole, White to Brown Hair in International
  • Domains: Snow, Warfare
  • Allies: Grit, Colin, Andy, Max, Queen Elsa, Mei Ling-Zhou, Jack Frost, Olaf (Frozen), Nicholas Saint North, Courier, Katyusha, Olaf (Lost Viking), Viktor Reznov
  • Enemies: Count Olaf, Kaldr, Esdeath, Arthas Menethil, Red Skull
  • Olaf is a proud veteran CO of Blue Moon, and he's notable for ensuring his soldiers and vehicles have the advantage when fighting in wintry landscapes. While many armies struggle in the snow, suffering such ails as slower movement or doubled fuel consumption, Olaf's forces don't suffer from these disadvantages. In addition, his CO Power allow him to summon snow. Though while his regular CO power, Blizzard, only turns the battlefield into a snowy expanse, his Super CO Power, Winter Fury, does so with a blizzard harsh enough to harm his foes' forces in addition to that. On the other hand, he hates rain, and his forces suffer it the same way other armies suffer in show.
  • He is often compared to Santa Claus because of his snowy, white beard, unless it happens to be orange at the time. He even has a red coat for the occasion, to make the appearance uncanny. He often helps as the ideal Mall Santa because of his appearance, and he's highly regarded by other Santas in the Pantheon despite Olaf's grouchiness.
  • Olaf was overjoyed to see Grit and Colin, his fellow Blue Moon COs in the Pantheon, despite the fact that the sniper's laziness annoys him.
  • He was amused to find a snowman who shares his name, and he is pleased to meet with his creator, a pleasant woman with the power to create a winter wonderland, which reminds him a lot of Blue Moon.
    • He's since heard of another Olaf in the Pantheon. Unlike the little snowman, he showed no sympathy toward the Count due to his abusive nature to the children he adopted for their fortune. The Count, in turn, treads quietly around the CO: one misstep, and he can be sure that winter will come early.
    • Another Olaf has since showed up, this one being a fat Viking. This Olaf is rather amused by the Lost Viking's rather "dim" nature, but knows better then to remark on it...Olaf has made some unfortunate mistakes in the past.
  • Do not remind him of his years at the first war in Cosmo Land: the stress of dealing with Black Hole caused him to launch a military campaign against Orange Star, who he was misled into believing were his foes. Also, he claimed to be a proud member of Blue Moon with no relation to Orange Star, despite claims of having once been Nell's superior. Both side have different stories.
  • He does not view Kaldr with any sort of respect, as Kaldr uses their ice powers to harm people around them. Olaf's use of ice powers is strictly to hinder his foes and keep his homeland safe.
  • Many Russian and Soviet commanders have come to respect him because of his ability to call in the snow to slow the enemy down, as well as for the similarities his country shares with the Motherland. It is their way of remembering General Winter, who saved their country from many invasions like Napoleon's or Hitler's invasions.
    • Red Skull is, in a similar vein, not impressed with the CO. He has no good memories of General Winter and his powers.
  • He dislikes Esdeath because of her ruthlessness and sadism, and the way she uses her cold powers greatly dissapoints him.
  • He sympathizes with the Courier, since their hometown were destroyed, even if the destruction was their own (yet very much unintended) doing.
  • He is rather impressed by Katyusha for her skill at tanking in the snow and learning from a school whose architecture is reminescent of Blue Moon's. Though sometimes, her abrasiveness and pride remind him too much of his shameful years at Cosmo Land.
  • Also has a spot in the House of War.

    Ymir the Tusk 
Ymir, God of Human Snowballs (Tusk, Tuskarr, Terror from the Barrier, the Snowball from Cobalt)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: A snowball
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: An Ice Person, Boisterous Bruiser, Walrus PUNCH!, Dynamic Entry via Snowball, Frozen Sigil, Large Ham, Walrus Man, Modern Swedish Accent
  • Domains: Snowballs, Ice, Combat
  • Allies: Rylai, Captain Falcon, Queen Elsa, Tusk, The Madagascar Penguins
  • Rivals: The Champions of Runeterra
  • Enemies: Lucifer the Doom, Lord Fredrik, Arthas Menethil, Mordremoth
  • The temple of snowballs has been vacant for a long time, convincing the court to host a contest with the temple's throne as the prize. The contest began slowly, with aspiring mortals making and throwing snowballs, many varying in size. That is, until a giant snowball came out of nowhere, pulled said mortals within it as soon as they were in range, and crashed right into the temple of snowballs. Once the dust was settled, there stood Ymir, the Tusk, the Terror from the Barrier, the Snowball from Cobalt, from the giant snowball as the last man standing. He created the snowball, and increased its size and power by pulling unwilling competitors inside it. The victor was clear, and the walrus man took the throne.
    • Some wasn't happy about Ymir's ascension though. Lucifer the Doom was heard yelling "Seven hells, not him!" from within the House of Life and Death when he heard the news. Tusk did punch him in a hard way after all.
  • If a bar brawl breaks out within the Pantheon, you can be certain that Ymir WILL be part of it.
  • Apparently a big fan of Captain Falcon, as he has been known to sometimes shout "Falcon punch!" when he's punching someone into the air. Ymir had something of a fanboy moment when he met the legendary god of Megaton Punches, sincerely unsure of what to say to the man himself.
  • Having known the Crystal Maiden Rylai since past, Ymir is very pleased on their reunion. It was at that time he got to learn more about people in Rylai's new life, including her 'rather close' friend Sven, which Ymir isn't quite sure if they're dating or not... or her bullying sister Lina, in which Ymir gets extra protective if Lina's bullying manners kicked about.
  • Met the other Tusk, who Rylai befriended a while ago. Ymir easily befriended the blunt but kind human. He hopes to see the other Tusk get in action someday.
  • In spite of his name, he's NOT the progenitor of Frost Giants that are seen around the Norse realm.
  • When Lord Fredrik learned that there was another walrus in the pantheon, he immediately visited Ymir and ordered him to join the battle against Donkey Kong, stating that it is Tusk's duty as a walrusman. Tusk's answer was to stare at Fredrik for a bit, scratch his own head... and then Walrus PUNCHING! the God of Walruses right in the chin. Immediately afterward, the most chilling brawl ever occured right on the spot.
  • Tusk is notable for having a penguin (Whisky the Stout) for a friend, and even takes him to the pantheon on occasions put in a backbag. Ymir can even toss the penguin to create an igloo to trap his enemies.
  • It is known that Tusk used to be a Tuskarr once upon a time. While he isn't one anymore, he's still not happy about Arthas' treatment of the Tuskarr in Northrend.
  • After some time, Ymir befriended another Mei-Ling Zhou. As he heard that Mei was being summoned into the Nexus Battlefield, he was surprised that Mei would visit his temple to see his advice. Ymir taught Mei the secrets of his Snowball technique and he was impressed that Mei performed her own version of Snowball as an ultimate ability dubbed the Avalanche. Ymir couldn't be anymore proud of her after that.
  • "They call me the Terror from the Barrier. They call me the Snowball from Cobalt. But you may call me Tusk!"

Demigods

    Jack Frost (Megami Tensei
Jack Frost, God of Cold Killing
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: His hat, ho
  • Alignment: True Neutral (normally), Neutral Evil (Black Frost), Chaotic Good (DS!Black Frost), Chaotic Neutral (Lucifroz)
  • Portfolio: Snowlem, Hee-ho, Mascot Mook, Killing with Ice
  • Domains: Ice, Cuteness, Hee-ho, Mascots
  • Allies: Every ascended MegaTen protagonist, the other Jack Frost, Cryogonal, Olaf, Jack the Ripper (his brother, or sister), Lucifer (Lucifroz), the House of Love, Alcor (Black Frost), Jack O'Lantern, Anna, Paul Bunyan, Jeanne Alter, The Miser Brothers
  • Friendly Rival/Enemy: Raidou Kuzunoha the XIV (Raiho)
  • Rivals: Pikachu, Slime, Prinnies
  • Enemies: The House of Hatred (DS!Black Frost), The Blob, Alice
  • Opposed by: Any Pokémon with a 2x or 4x weakness to Ice.
  • "A frost spirit that appears during the winter and melts away in spring. He is made of ice and snow, but do not be fooled by his cute demeanor. Jack Frost freezes people with his cold breath, smiling all the while. He originally looked like an abominable snowman, but he may have changed form, the better to freeze people."
  • No one actually knows hee-how Jack Frost heescended into the Pantheon, but it's definitely clear that he's here to stay, ho. Hee didn't just bring himself, hee brought his entire family of Frosts. Hee took Kill It with Ice from Sub-Zero, since Jack Frost is well known for killing his victims with ice. The reason why hee looks so cute is to lure more victims, ho.
  • Has a fairly friendly, but expected rivalry with Pikachu, due to the fact that both of them are adorable mascots of their respective Mon-centric franchise. Many expect this to turn into a three way battle if Jibanyan ever ascends. Jack tries to avoid Iron Tail as best as hee can. Since Jack Frost is the mascot of a large JRPG franchise, hee is also rivals with the Slime from Dragon Quest. It also helps that both of them have large families, and are very adorable.
  • The Jack Frost family is large and has many members, most of them who are proficient with ice, but there are a few exceptions:
    • Jack Frost, the original Jack, is a small snow elf that evolves into Wendigo.
    • Pyro Jack, Frost's polar opposite, which is proficient with fire, and doesn't evolve. It gets along with Jack O'Lantern, both of which are based off the old tales of Stingy Jack.
    • Jack the Ripper, a Jack that is proficient with physical attacks and knows Tetanus Cut, which applies sickness to the recipient of the attack. Is one of the few gods who gets along with the other Jack the Ripper, mainly because they are brothers. Many gods are baffled, especially Dio.
    • King Frost is the ruler of all the frosts. Hee's naive, but hee's able to freeze the entire world if needed. It's made by fusing the above three Jacks.
    • Black Frost is a member who is proficient with fire, ice and darkness. Reports vary on his background: Some say hee was a normal Jack Frost whose transformation was triggered by ingesting a Magatama, while others claim hee was educated on The Power of Love and now doles out "magical punishment" in his new form.
    • Lucifroz is a Lucifer fanboy who appears in Dem when snowmen were in trouble, and wants to join Lucifer, as hee is the fabled Snow Overlord.
    • Demonee-ho is the only graduate of Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, and has adopted his mannerisms, along with his usual hees and hoes.
    • Raiho wants to become Raidou Kuzunoha the XV, and can summon the chilly Samurai Frost. He really idolizes Raidou, hee ho.
    • Frost Ace is a Jack Frost who donned a suit and fights for justice. Char is understandably confused. We still don't why hee fights for justice.
    • The Frost Five is a group of five Jack Frosts of different colors (and flavors), who are Nigh Invulnerable as long as they work together.
  • No, he's not related to the human Jack Frost as far as we know. But he does get along with him. Sometimes he causes mischief during the winter holidays, but it's mostly harmless and Santa Claus finds it quite amusing. Jack Frost mistakes any overweight bearded guy for Santa,
  • Kirby is an enemy of the Frost Five, as they taste delicious and demons will lick them to death. Kirby and other big Sweet Tooth deities are their natural predators.
  • His temple is a vast snow covered wonderland ruled by King Frost, ho. King Frost managed to get the best water in Fairy Forest, before a Tokyo hunter beat him in battle, ho.
  • Some say that the Frost Five are actually a lost Sentai team. No one believes it for a second, but the ascended Super Sentai have occasionally had meetings whether to legitimize them or not, hee ho.
  • Along with his brothers Pyro Jack and Jack the Ripper, hee butted heads with Beezlebub on his way back to Makai. It happens yearly at Halloween and is treated as a fun past time that just happens to put the Jacks life on the line.
  • Some say that a Black Frost will appear. Hee has appeared, and hee's pretty powerful.
    • There's also another Black Frost that is a believer in the Power of Love, hee's seen a lot in the House of Love, and along with Flonne. It is unknown how this Black Frost got acquianted with Alcor, but hee will be brought forth should Alcor's other followers, Bifrons and Botis, be bested.
    • Depending on which Black Frost you meet, hee may either claim himself to be the Great Emperor, or pride himself as second-in-command to the Overlord.
  • Rena Ryuguu laid eyes on Jack Frost and immediately took him home with her. Not just one Jack Frost, the entire crew. They occasionally visit her. Sometimes they can also be seen helping Anna out with her store.
  • They've also been spotted at Nursery Rhyme's, err... Alice's tea parties with Jack the Ripper since they want to support her.
  • An incident occurred where the Jack-san Five invaded the House of Music and kept polluting it by singing. They were chased out by Tiz's party.
  • Sometimes, Jack Frost gives out quizzes to those who encounter him. Those who have answered all 100 questions correctly are awarded with a certificate. Jack Frost has been known to fight those with the certificate on a whim. Why? "No reason, ho! Life, hee... life, ho... Hee ho is not fair!"
  • Is the mascot for Atlus. "Hee-ho!"


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