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    Lord Recluse 
Stefan Richter, God of Superhuman Intelligence (Lord Recluse, The Master of Evil, The Count of Cruel, The Archvillain of Anarchy)
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  • Greater God
  • Symbol: The Arachnos Logo and the Motto - Strength Through Undying Loyalty
  • Theme Song: City of Villains Title Theme
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Great Usurper and Leader of Arachnos, Inhuman Intelligence Combined With Superhuman Physique, Excellent Tactician, Superhuman Awareness, Cannot be Mind Controlled, Prefers a Pragmatic Approach, Combat Pragmatist, Open About His Villainy, Tyrannical Scientist, Statesman's Former Friend turned Arch-Enemy, Can Display Honour and Discipline, Spider-Motif, Taking No Chances Against his Enemies, Had a Rather really close Relationship with Statesman, Authority Equals Asskicking, Had a Lover under Red Widow, Actually Rewarding and Complimentary To His Followers
  • Domains: Villainy, Intelligence, Tyranny, Anarchy, Science, Leadership
  • Heralds: The Arachnos Organization as a Whole.
  • High Priest: The Leader
  • Superior: Darkseid
  • Direct Lieutenants: The Arachnos Patrons
  • Allies: Sauron, Bernkastel, Vanitas, Diavolo, Shao Kahn, Eobard Thawne/Reverse-Flash, M. Bison, Cell, Deathstroke, Alduin
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Archaon the Everchosen
  • Amicable Relationship: Melkor and the Grand United Alliance of Evil
  • Friendly Rival: Lex Luthor, Doctor Octopus
  • Rivals: David Xanatos, Xehanort's Incarnations, Regime Superman, Madara Uchiha, Malekith, Lord Brevon
  • Enemies: Clark Kent/Superman, Kara Zor-El/Supergirl, Bruce Wayne/Batman, Saitama, Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Steve Rogers/Captain America, Red Skull, Izuku Midoriya and All Might, The Justice League, The Avengers, Good Aligned Kamen Riders, Super Sentais and Power Rangers, Madoka Kaname, Homura Akemi, Son Goku, Vegeta, Mario, Link, Lucas, Roxas, Xion, Lea, Akame, Night Raid, Team RWBY and Team JNPR, Zamasu
    • (NOTE: Aside from Red Skull and Zamasu, he regards all of them as Respected Nemeses to some extent or another.)
  • Opposes: Cosmos and the Grand United Alliance of Good, Hydra and Anyone Associated with Nazis, Generally Anyone who would stand against his Greatest Enemies
  • Opposed By: The House of Heroes, All Superheroes, Good-Aligned My Hero Academia Deities, The Hero Association, Deities of Greek Mythology Light Yagami
  • Source of Interest For: Tzeentch, Tartarus
  • The ultimate leader of the Arachnos Organization, the supervillain known as Lord Recluse is one of the greatest threats the world has ever known, always pitting himself against Statesman and his force of good during their battles in Paragon City. An incredibly powerful superhuman in his own right, what truly makes Lord Recluse stand out is his godly intelligence, which allows him to effectively react, plan out and think far faster than anybody ever would. These traits have allowed Lord Recluse to endure and continue fighting on against Statesman for many years with seemingly no end. However, there is more to the two greatest enemies than meets the eye...
    • Lord Recluse was originally Stefan Richter, an Austrian-American aristocrat who quickly became adopted brothers and best friend of Marcus Cole, eventually fighting together in World War I. During the war, Marcus contacted mustard gas, becoming terminally ill. Dedicated to saving his brother/friend's life, Stefan and Marcus became mercenaries in search of the fabled Fountain of Zeus, starting with stealing an early version of the Herotodus. This led them to Praxidae, which housed the Well of the Furies. Upon drinking the waters of the well, not only was Marcus cured of his illness, but him and Stefan developed superhuman powers. Soon enough they would stumble across what was thought to be Pandora's Box. The two opened it, an incredible power was released, setting up a new age for superheroes.
      • The box's powers destroyed the cave and island Stefan and Marcus were in, leaving the former washed ashore. Upon reawakening, he decided to use his newfound powers to accelerate the progress of science, eventually beginning his journey to villainy. He would join the Italian mafia organization, Arachnos via its American Branch in Paragon City, Rhode Island, led overall by The Weaver. There, Stefan took the moniker of Recluse and built up his villain cred, alongside undergoing physical changes, such as creating and encasing himself in armor, bright red eyes and an arachnid hump possessing eight spider-like legs, which Stefan would later coat in proto-steel. Eventually staging the assassination of the Weaver with his lover Red Widow, Stefan took over leadership of Arachnos, rechristened himself as Lord Recluse and established his base of operations in the archipelago islands of the Rogue Isles. He would soon establish a massive superhero army to combat himself against the Freedom Phalanx, led by Marcus Cole, now known as the Statesman.
  • After finding out about the Pantheon, Lord Recluse quickly devised a plan to integrate himself into it, alongside gathering as much information about the Pantheon and its inhabitants as much as he could. Immediately setting his sights of Superman due to his strong resemblance to Statesman, Lord Recluse made his ascension by calculating a series of attacks on several buildings which Superman reacted in an effort to save any innocent lives caught during the event. Although successful, the Man of Steel caught a glimpse of an engraved spider-esque logo on the ground before a telecast revealed Lord Recluse addressing Superman as a worthwhile replacement for Statesman. This broadcast signalled Lord Recluse's ascension into the Pantheon and a new looming threat for heroes to come.
  • He quickly learned about several different villainous fractions in a very short amount of time. He was impressed by Melkor and the Grand United Alliance of Evil, but did not like the Grand United Alliance of Destruction because their goals were not something that Lord Recluse would follow. Darkseid was the Evil Overlord that most piqued Lord Recluse as his brand of Tyranny was something the Arachnos leader would align him rather well. He accepted the Lord of Tyranny's invitation to join the Harbingers of Repression, setting himself up as Darkseid's Evil Genius, in addition to bringing in a legion of Supervillains into service.
    • Despite Darkseid's stance on Melkor and the GUAE, Lord Recluse has met with the God of Evil on a few occasions and expressed praise and respect. Some of the GUAE have since grown to admire Lord Recluse, who has since stated to them to be proud about their villainy. That said, he was less than impressed to hear about Melkor's cowering upon defeat during his attempted destructions on Middle-earth, but has decided to let it slide once he lectured him to start becoming fearless. Melkor has since been prepping himself to become more brave on the face of defeat and death, expressing a sort of gratitude to the Arachnos leader.
  • While several villains are open about their villainy, Lord Recluse is a lot more lenient about it than most. He expects his troops and lieutenants to also express their villainy proudly and that it is a sign of individuality. As for himself, he takes it really seriously to the extent that he doesn't bother to try to craft a false politeness. He doesn't really seem to care about being Obviously Evil either.
  • One of the most mentally capable beings in the entire Pantheon, Lord Recluse is a subject of interest for Tzeentch who would most certainly want him to be his representing herald. Lord Recluse respects the gesture, though he doesn't seem to be interested in what the Chaos God plans, not to mention total destruction isn't his cup of tea.
  • Opposed by numerous superheroes, something that Lord Recluse wants and proudly acknowledges. While Superman and Supergirl outright dislike him, Lord Recluse sees them as worthwhile opponents and replacements of Statesman (That is, until he ascends himself). He's also praised Batman for being smart for someone who has no powers of his own. And he has taken the time to praise the valour of Izuku Midoriya and praise the mentoring of All Might. It is because of these praises that has Lord Recluse brand them as notable opponents. He is amused by Spider-Man and his spider-like abilities have Lord Recluse often battling the web-slinger out of morbid curiosity and the aspect of a battle between two spider-themed superhumans
  • His tyranny and demeanour was met with disgust and fear from Roxas, Xion and Lea, as Lord Recluse reminds the Sea-Salt Trio of Xemnas and understandably haven't gotten over them. They have combated against the Anachros leader every now and then. Lord Recluse doesn't really have much to say about them, aside from their companionship, which tends to remind him of his time as Stefan and his relationship with Marcus.
  • Due to hosting a legion of supervillains, he has made himself an enemy for the House of Heroes. Members of the Justice League and the Avengers are vehemently against Lord Recluse and his tyranny, especially after his alliance with Darkseid, as are the Kamen Riders, Super Sentais and the Power Rangers. Not helping matters is how Lord Recluse somewhat looks like something that would fit into a tokusatsu world.
  • Gets along with fellow tyrants such as Sauron and Shao Kahn. The two of them express respect for Lord Recluse's command and reputation, and are trying to see what they're doing wrong, in which the Arachnos leader succeeds in. Has earned respect from Bernkastel after she found out that Lord Recluse built up his reputation to catch Statesman's attention, which she felt would be something the GUAE Trollkaiger would be proud of.
    • Has a harder time trying to cooperate with Archaon. While the Everchosen acknowledges Lord Recluse's intellect and powers, he thinks that he's too focused on his infamy and pride, something which Archaon simply shrugs off. Lord Recluse thinks that Archaon isn't giving himself the time to relieve and enjoy himself and should try to be more open about what to do outside of villainy aside from cursing and ranting about Sigmar. That said, the two are capable of working well together, with most deities dreading the aspect of Archaon's blessed powers and enchantments, Lord Recluse's godly intelligence and their leadership forming a duo that can challenge even Overdeities.
  • His interactions with Superman naturally led him to meet with Lex Luthor. The two of them get along well, with Lex hoping to modify Lord Recluse's armor to include Kryptonite and New God technology for the Arachnos Leader to harness. That said, they consider themselves rivals, though they'd occasionally hang out. A similar sentiment is given to Doctor Octopus, who is fascinated with Lord Recluse's physiology and powers. The Arachnos leader will occasionally provide him with resources to help out in combating against Spider-Man.
  • Has a deep-seeded hatred with anything associated with Nazism. Considering he was a soldier during World War I, he feels justified in opposing Red Skull and Hydra. He's thinking about convincing Darkseid to disregard Nazism in every way, and in case he left the Lord of Tyranny to join Melkor and the GUAE, it is under the conditions that Melkor revoke any members with Nazi connections.
  • He has gained rivals under David Xanatos and Master Xehanort who have considered Lord Recluse one of the best intellectual minds that they have encountered. While there is mutual respect, Lord Recluse doesn't have much to talk with them. A more physical rivalry exists towards Regime Superman, Madara Uchiha and Malekith who have noted his mental capabilities to be of threat and his physical strength to also be a challenge. Lord Recluse likes Malekith for his affinity towards villainy, though he is somewhat irritated by how Regime Superman and Madara preach about establishing peace, which he finds rather funny as both are villains. Lord Brevon sees Lord Recluse as a worthy pawn to use, but the Arachnos leader is willing to go violent against Brevon, knowing full well about what he plans on doing to him.
  • A lot of people, heroes and villains have fashioned Lord Recluse to be a second coming of the titan, Tartarus, which Lord Recluse embraces. On the other spectrum, Zamasu loathes him because of said proclamation and the fact that Lord Recluse was a Deity of Human Origin. Considering this is Zamasu, the Arachnos leader simply took Zamasu's disdain as a compliment as well as finding his reaction amusing on his part, given how Zamasu himself is a villain, a fact which the fallen Kai takes very poorly.
  • Due to his mind and intelligence, extreme precautions have been taken to prevent Lord Recluse from the The Great Treasury. This has only increased the Arachnos leader's interest and is currently preparing for an attack to collect any sort of treasure that he could implement for world domination.
  • Not really interested in the Anti-Life Equation, unlike Darkseid. This may have something to do with the fact that Lord Recluse is a social darwinist and is willing to apply the rule to himself. He would be most pleased to fight something who would prove a challenge and with this mindset, he tries to encourage his followers to toughen themselves up and become stronger. He doesn't mind being killed, despite his immortality, so long as his killer can be a worthy successor for the leadership of Arachnos.
  • Golden rule: DON'T GET ANYWHERE BETWEEN LORD RECLUSE AND HIS ARCH-ENEMIES. The last time that had happened, Lord Recluse shifted his enmity to another villain who killed Statesman. To him, if he can't kill his greatest enemies, he'll at least try to avenge them as a way to show his respect. It's pretty rare for this quality to come from someone like him.
  • "You shall merely be the first sacrifices on this, the altar of my victory!"
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Intermediate Gods

    Fighter McWarrior 
Fighter McWarrior, God of Miraculous Ignorance
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: Sword-chucks
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Achievements in Ignorance, Stupid Good, Too Dumb to Live, Sword-chucks, Beware the Silly Ones, Beware the Nice Ones, Dumbass Has a Point, Token Good Teammate
  • Domains: Swords. He likes swords.
  • Allies: Black Mage, Thief, Red Mage, White Mage, Warrior of Light, Veigar, Vivi Ornitier, Cloud Strife, Luke Skywalker, Yurnero, anyone who mentions swords within earshot.
  • Friendly Enemy: Lord Chaos, Lucifer
  • Opposed by: Sarda, Most of the House of Weapons
  • He lost most of his power to Sarda, but forgot about it when he ascended, so he has access to all his equipment and abilities.
  • If he wants to be on multiple teams at once, or believes himself to be in several places at once, it will be so. Once formed a team made up of three of himself and a pirate, and later battled four of himself to the death.
  • Claims to be able to fly due to having "defeated gravity," and if he forgets, he just blocks the ground to avoid falling damage.
  • If he is stabbed in the head, there is a chance he will become intelligent until the weapon is removed. Almost nothing can actually kill him, and weapons impaling him just stick out at odd angles while he carries on obliviously.
  • If asked for his greatest weakness, Fighter just says that he is too naive.
  • Most of the House Of Weapons shuns him due to his habit of taking swords and nunchucks and gluing them together.
  • Black Mage was horrified when Fighter ascended, and tried to make himself invisible, but Fighter didn't know he was invisible and went and hugged him anyway. Black Mage has a habit of stabbing Fighter, but usually Fighter doesn't notice.
  • When Black Mage can get away from him, Fighter hangs out with Veigar because he honestly believes Veigar to be Black Mage due to his appearance. Veigar's attitude and horrific treatment of Fighter only encourage the misconception.
  • Fighter once went up to Vivi and said hi, thinking that he was Black Mage. When Vivi greeted him with a degree of warmth, Fighter immediately realized he was not Black Mage, but Vivi's pity for Fighter led them to eventually become good friends, much to Black Mage's disgust.
  • The "original generation" Fighter, now known as Warrior of Light, was disappointed to learn that his counterpart in the 8-Bit Theater world was a complete moron. Fighter still felt the the need to approach someone so similar to him, specially one wielding such a shiny sword, and so Warrior has since grown fond of him.
  • Has befriended Cloud on the basis of their mutual interest in swords, and idolizes him for carrying such a huge weapon. However, Cloud attempts to limit their interactions because he can feel his brain cells dying.
  • Sees Luke Skywalker as a genius because he thinks he invented the lightsaber, which Fighter describes as "almost as cool as sword-chucks." No one has bothered to correct him.
  • Admires Yurnero for having equipped four swords at once.
  • Anyone who mentions swords is Fighter's new best friend. In his own words:
    Fighter: I like swords.
  • Thinks Chaos is the same Chaos from his world, and tries to fight him or get him to turn the Pantheon into cake. Chaos is annoyed, and was offended when he actually looked up what 8-Bit Theater's Chaos was like. After learning of Lucifer, Fighter asked him to turn the Pantheon into cake, amusing him, and the two are competing to think of the most amusing random thing to do to reality.

    The Guru 
The Guru, Holy Wise Hermit (Agent Old Rock)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His walking stick and attached Moon Stone
  • Theme Song: "The Shaman Rides"
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Australian koala, Wise Hermit, wearing only a loincloth, known only as "The Guru", The Unintelligible, Psychic Powers (including Telepathy, Mind over Matter, and Psychic Link), Transformation Camouflage, Controlling the Weak-Minded and Animals, Technical Pacifist, Protecting Aboriginal Lands
  • Domains: Hermits, Mystics, Australia
  • High Priestess: Zecora
  • Followers: Guru Pathik, Oranguru
  • Allies: The Cooper Gang (Sly Cooper, Bentley Turtle, Murray Hippo, The Panda King, Dimitri L. Lousteau), Yoda, Luke Skywalker, Goliath, Scrooge McDuck, John Constantine, Princess Luna, Captain Planet, The Lorax, The Beatles, Aku Aku, Thrall, Vol'jin, Nazeebo
  • Additional Relation: Dream of the Endless
  • Enemies: Clockwerk & Neyla, Looten Plunder, Hexxus, the Kraken, Uka Uka, Majora's Mask, Indominus Rex, all evil beasts
  • Pities: Penelope Mouse
  • Feared by: Mooks everywhere
  • A strange mountain appeared out of the blue one day within the confines of the House of Knowledge. After some gods climbed (or for some, flew) to the top. They discovered a small hut there along with a strange purple koala in deep meditation as a wooden stick with a beautiful orb made of an unknown mineral attached to it was at his feet. When word reached those below, Bentley and Murray went up to see if their suspicions were correct. Upon seeing the koala, Murray shed tears of joy as he called out for his "master". Bentley then informed the others present about the koala known only as the Guru. When asked how he managed to arrive, the Guru, in his strange dialect, said it was by the will of the Dreamtime and that he was needed. Nobody questioned him further. With his inclusion, the Cooper Gang was finally assembled within the Pantheon.
  • The Guru may look harmless and would never raise a paw to fight others, but he has been empowered by his connection to the Dreamtime, giving him unnatural Psychic Powers. Telekinesis, changing shape to blend into surroundings, and being able to control the minds of both people and animals alike are the only known abilities the Cooper Gang have seen. Murray probably knows more but he's too excited over his "master's" arrival to really explain them.
  • The Guru seldom leaves his humble temple at the peak of his mountain in the House of Knowledge, so those who want an audience with him have to make the long trek up the mountain to see him unless they can fly or teleport up. Bentley then had an elevator built to accomodate those unable to make the trek up much to the relief of many.
    • Strangely enough, despite talking in a dialect outsiders are unable to understand, everyone around him can understand him perfectly. Some chalk it up to the Guru using telepathy to make his words understood within the minds of those who hear them.
  • Due to his connection to the Dreamtime/Dreaming, the Guru is familiar with Dream of the Endless. It's quite a shock seeing one of the Pantheon Holy Trinity calmly talk things over with a lesser being, but Dream states that the Guru knows a lot about the Dreaming than he lets on and considers the old koala a valuable ally. This, of course, makes Murray fanboy him even more.
  • As a short being who can also tap into a mystical force, it's no surprise the Guru and Yoda get along well. Even though the Jedi Master still has amazing swordsmanship unlike the Guru's technical pacifism in avoiding conflict head-on, he considers him an equal.
  • Unlike the other members of the Cooper Gang, he really doesn't antagonize former member Penelope Mouse due to his calm demeanor, and instead pities her, as he believes she was misguided in her single-minded attempt to have Bentley all to herself by erasing Sly's history as love can be dangerous if not properly centered. Penelope in return doesn't like being pitied, but at least makes a note to not bother the old master for old times' sake.
  • Aside from Dream, many other characters who have had prior experience journeying into the Dreamtime come to him from time to time to talk with him as well. Goliath, Scrooge and Constantine are three of his most frequent visitors. More often than not, he takes visitors into the Dreamtime to help solve problems in unconventional manners.
    • As a "spiritual guide", he gets many newcomers who want to be his students. The Guru gauges their spiritual centers and if he finds them pure, allows them to join him. Some of his most known students are the Fab Four from Liverpool, whom remind the Guru of another group of four musicians whom he took as students while in New York.
  • During one sojourn through the Dreamtime, he came across the Royal Equestrian Dream Walker, Princess Luna as she was in the middle of visiting the dreams of deified ponies. They got into a conversation and the old master gave Luna some advice which left the alicorn pensive. Later on in waking hours, she flies up to the Guru's mountain to resume conversations with him.
  • He is strictly against any form of environmental destruction as he considers it a defiling force over nature. He has allied himself with both Captain Planet and the Lorax to help preserve the natural habitats within the Pantheon from destruction from the likes of Looten Plunder, Hexxus and others.
  • Evil masks are one of the few things that concern the Guru as he was once the guardian of the Mask of Dark Earth which was thankfully destroyed. However, he has new mask enemies in the form of Majora's Mask and Uka Uka. The Guru has sworn that he will rid the Pantheon of their presence and "purify" them by any means necessary.
    • He nearly mistook Aku Aku as another evil mask until Crash Bandicoot stopped him. Realizing his mistake and learning Aku Aku is a powerful spirit in his own right, both of them have joined forces in stopping the two evil masks.
  • Aside from Aku Aku, he met Thrall as a fellow shaman, who introduced him to Vol'jin, whom he then introduced to Nazeebo of the Nephalems. The five of them meet up once in a while to discuss various rites and their experiences.
  • The Guru may be peaceful, but he has no qualms about using Mind Control. Mooks everywhere fear the Guru as he is able to control their minds with ease. Thankfully the Guru does nothing really deadly with them aside from using them mainly as living battering rams. It's only when he instead turns to animals that really cement the Guru as dangerous. Nothing scares a mook more than seeing a koala ride atop a fearsome dragon and directing its attacks.
    • Due to creating a Psychic Link between himself and beasts, he is one of the few who can look into the minds of them to better understand them. This has proved beneficial as he's sometimes called to deal with a troublesome animal. However, even the Guru has his limits. He has attempted to go into the minds of many evil beasts and was horrified to see nothing but hatred and single-minded carnage. Of all the beasts that worry him, Indominus Rex is at the top of the list. The Guru talks in whispers over the things he saw deep within her mind and gets chills just with the thought.

    Lex the Bookworm 
Lex the Bookworm, God of Literal Bookworms (Guardian of the Great Library, Great Sage of the Word)

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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: A red bowtie.
  • Theme Song: Bookworm Adventures Main Menu Theme
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Literal Bookworm, Civilized Animal Wearing Glasses, Meaningful Name, Is Adorable And Friendly, But Can Beat You Up With Words, Getting Trapped In Literature Land, Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness, Victim of Denied Digital Distribution
  • Domains: Literature, Worms, Knowledge, Words, Libraries
  • Herald: The Magic Pen
  • Followers: Pico, Booker T. Bookworm, Blipbug, Professor Lexicovermus
  • Allies: Many deities originating from literature and writing, but especially: Matilda Wormwood, The Librarian, Falkor, Guy Montag, Sun Wukong, Cassandra, Scheherazade, Chesire Cat as well as the real-life authors and creators of literature and writing.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Wan Shi Tong, George and Harold
  • Annoyed by: Wario, Henry Stickmin, Sableye
  • Interested in: Alduin
  • On (mildly) bad terms with: Death (The Seventh Seal)
  • Opposes: Any Corrupt Corporate Executive deity, the Worms
  • Opposed by: The Vogons
  • Enemies: Big Brother, Agatha Trunchbull, Captain Beatty, Count Olaf, Dolores Umbridge, Erazor Djinn, The Five Elders, Sakazuki, Vril Dox, The Nothing, The Grand Duke of Owls
  • Our little bookworm hero would be brought into the Pantheon by an unsuspecting Akko accidentally messing up some Summon Magic and bringing the librarian to this reality. Perplexed by the character's annelidan appearance and mannerisms, she introduced Lex to the rest of the Pantheon, and soon after, Lex would be ascended holding the trope of Literal Bookworm.
    Lex: A straightforward selection!
  • Lex's temple is the Great Library of his game, which has become part of the many libraries within the House of Knowledge, and particularly famous for containing every book written in existence, making the place extremely popular for fellow readers everywhere. Additionally, on request, the Pantheon decided to bring back the Magic Pen, which sacrificed itself to restore the Great Library on their last adventure, primarily to handle mass outbreaks of literature entities escaping their books should they occur. While formally another guardian of the House of Knowledge and its libraries, he does get employed to assist younger students at the Elysium Academy whenever he's not busy with his librarian duties.
  • The Librarian was initially concerned that he was akin to the 0.303" bookworms that would eat through magic books on sight. He actually protects such works instead of eating them, much to everyone's relief. He does delve into literature by literally entering their worlds and interacting with the characters there, and should he be forced to fight back, he's more than capable, and using the right word tiles and a extensive knowledge of long words can let him pulverize his enemy in little time. He's gone through this process through various genres of literature, from fairy tales to Mythology to Science Fiction, handling whatever gets thrown at him. Even outside of books, he'll do the same with characters that escape their text confinement if they cause trouble.
    • Some speculated that Lex may have more potential than what was known of him back in his mortal days, considering that since Lex has no problem dealing with deities from works of mythology, even the likes of H.P. Lovecraft's works are certainly fair game. He's not planning to go after the Outer Gods or any sort of that matter, unless he somehow gets dragged into it. He's content to leave the likes of them alone as he manages the libraries and enjoying his next reading.
    • His power over literature also extends to other forms of Print Media. It even applies to comic books and manga, but with a considerably lower potency. And don't ask Lex about fan fiction. He claims that the realm of such works is "poignant pandemonium" down there and would prefer if others left the subject at that.
  • Normally, he deals with combatants through a board of 16 tiles, using them to form long or powerful words that can be used to make Lex unleash devastating attacks on whoever is unfortunate enough to oppose him. However, he's not always limited by the board's 16-tile size, and should things get REALLY serious, he'll create words past the 16-letter limit for far more destructive moves, with one particular moment at the end of his first adventure where he used the word "Hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian", a THIRTY letter word.
  • Lex is highly supportive of people who have interesting stories to tell, including Deckard Cain and the Storyteller, and likewise, students that are willing to get into reading. Matilda Wormwood was one of the main reasons he decided to participate in the Elysium Academy as an assistant. He consistently intervenes if he thinks the more questionable teachers like Trunchbull or Umbridge are taking a step too far. Which is pretty often, unfortunately for him.
    • While it's not exactly the same as the literature he's familiar with, he's fond of their aspirations to make up comic books, but not of their prankster tendencies. He does realize that trying to inhibit their ways of having fun may impact their ambition for writing and their creativity, so he's sticking to just reversing the chaos they do.
  • Like The Pagemaster, Lex enjoys travelling into books to explore them, and has no problem bringing more curious deities along, though he'd prefer to not twist the stories beyond recognition. He was also interested in the experiences of others who have gotten to explore the worlds with books, being interested in Miaka Yuuki's tale and her influence on the story she was trapped within.
  • Some have asked if Lex can use words from other familiar languages. His answer is that he would need both experience with the language in question (Lex has already studied many human languages for the purpose of reading their literature anyways) and word tiles inscribed with all the symbols and letters of that language's alphabet. He prefers English for the most part, but should he be asked to use a different language, he just needs sets of tiles inscribed with their alphabet and he's ready to go. Alien languages are out of the question, however.
  • One of the very few deities to actually befriend and hold some trust in Cassandra despite the curse, having known her back when she was kidnapped by Professor Codex, Lex's former colleague, since she knew of Codex's plan to amass an army of literature characters under his control.
  • Also remembers Scheherazade and Chesire Cat from his adventures, the latter actively helping him in his quests.
    • Befriended Sun Wukong after defeating him in order to gain his support. Meeting him in the Pantheon, Sun Wukong decided to challenge Lex again, but Lex still managed to overcome his powers in the end, though with much more struggling than he recalled in his previous adventures. The both of them would depart with newfound respect for each other's strength.
  • Some deities were concerned about how Lex killed The Grim Reaper during his adventures as a mortal. For the sake of the more friendly Grim Reapers, he explained that the one he vanquished was pretty evil and lied to him about his friends to give him despair, which was an odd but acceptable excuse.
  • While Histoire and Lex do get along well, the former has some paranoia that Lex could try to read her tome in secret through the Magic Pen, such that he could be reading it from within. Lex told her that he hadn't ever planned of it, but Histoire's question has begun to make him very curious...
  • Initially distrustful of the Aladdin from the Disney category, what seemed to be a bad confrontation ended up being a swell meeting after Lex realized that the Aladdin in question was a Street Urchin and not a shady trickster merchant, and far more of a genuine good guy. Aladdin's not sure where he got that initial conclusion but he likes to have him around.
  • Twilight Sparkle was bound to become a common visitor of the Great Library. When Thinking Out Loud about being able to experience some of the stories she's read as if she were part of it, Lex conveniently appeared and told her that with the power of the Magic Pen, Lex could transfer her straight into any piece of literature to travel through its world just as Lex did, pointing to one of the books in her possession as an example. Twilight quickly jumped at the chance before realizing that the book she would transferred to was REALLY big in both size and in narrative scale. While Twilight wasn't necessarily too endangered by the characters within the book, the sheer scale of the story meant that it took a few days for her to get out. While she did enjoy the trip, she was met by the rest of the Mane Six, upset and heavily concerned about her disappearance. Lex chuckled and wiggled away as he heard Belle wondering about the possibility of living through one of her favorite books as if she were another character of the story.
  • Visited the original Dracula to apologize for a misunderstanding where he didn't believe his warning that Lex's former ally, Treacherous Advisor Professor Codex, was far less trustworthy than he assumed, only to pummel Dracula down and get betrayed by Codex soon after. He left after telling him to have a good day then left his temple, leaving the vampire really confused.
  • The moment he heard about Materialization Shiritori, he immediately went to ask Jibril how to play. After struggling with the rules, he finally understood the game, which was sufficient enough to make him a much more terrifying opponent, since his boundless expertise on lexicography and his speed at finding helpful words would let him pull off unexpected moves on his opponents, and eventually Jibril was impressed by his skill to the point that Lex would be invited to meet two players of far greater reputation, collectively named 『  』. Despite his wide range of vocabulary to use to his advantage, both Sora and Shiro's moves were far more impactful in the long run, with Lex being caught off-guard by how certain things existing or not existing impacted other decisions. As a result of Lex's inability to adapt to their more creative changes, the two repeatedly beat Lex, showing the bookworm that he had much to learn.
    • Jibril now drops by Lex's Great Library to get ahold of all the books it has to offer, and Lex has been attempting to hone in on his creativity with words, considering that he usually doesn't think too much about all the words he uses past their usual meaning, or their impact in the context of Materialization Shiritori. He hopes to get at least one win against them in the future.
  • Chats with Grimoire Weiss as if he were a floating person, since Lex isn't interested in the Sealed Verses. Learning of Weiss's experiences of being a living book is a good enough listen for his figurative ears.
  • Learning about a mage who could also use words to create objects, Lex visited Levy McGarden's temple to learn more about her Solid Script abilities. While their methods of word usage are very different in applicationnote , it's not uncommon to see the two collaborate, with Levy helping Lex learn other languages and assisting him in inscribing tiles to said languages, and Lex in return enlightens her with useful vocabulary she can use to her advantage, as well as lending her some artifacts from his previous adventures which were used to power up his words before. Some have observed that Levy's powers are extremely potent for utility, where Lex's knowledge of lexicography turns himself into a Pintsized Powerhouse.
  • While understanding his attitude towards humans and pitying how people would abuse the knowledge of books, he doesn't get along well with Wan Shi Tong nor does he agree with his desire to keep the knowledge of his books to himself. But he'd rather not let such disagreements obstruct their responsibility to maintain the libraries.
  • Also assists Patchouli in maintain her library, and even chasing Marisa around whenever she tries to steal some books, if only to make her check them out properly.
  • Has been a valiant ally of Falkor and his struggle to ensure that The Nothing is held back, even preparing 20+ tile words for when things get serious. Gmork would be one of the first in the Pantheon to be on the receiving end of Lex's mega-laser breath.
    • Like Falkor, he's also been very supportive of Shizuku Tsukishima's aspirations to become a writer, and on his end he's given her tons of feedback and writing tips, a majority of them on appropriate and useful vocabulary.
  • Admires Subaru Mikazuki's works and has been curious about whatever he's planning to write next. They discussed the idea of writing a story about the occurrences within the Pantheon, both joking that only a group of really loony people would ever bother to make stories about the Pantheon.
    Lex: Oh, apologies!
  • Was not fond of Big(ger) Brother trying to assimilate all writing and knowledge to themselves before, and more than willing to oppose Big Brother's dystopia now. Big Brother does have to recognize Lex as a threat on their part since he ended up thwarting their dystopian plans to hoard all knowldege to themselves.
  • Is absolutely FURIOUS about learning that his games were made nearly inaccessible due to Denial of Digital Distribution, as such he gets really agitated when encountering any representatives of malicious corporations or their managers. Morris would one of the first of such people to be on the wrong end of his enmity, asking him in person to let Joja Corp set up a vendor within his temple with a deal in mind, and Lex would reply by turning his head into a green hammer, and turning Morris into a human stamp. While knowing that actively hunting down every Corrupt Corporate Executive would only be problematic in the long run, he still pays attention to their activity, and if one of them is planning something really bad for another deity, you can be sure that he'll be there to mess it all up.
    • On that note, if there's one vendor he tolerates, it's Crazy Dave, primarily since the two deities share the same creators, and he has been interested in reading some of the books. (Primarily the cookbooks, and sometimes a survival guide for dealing with zombies if he feels really bored.)
    • Of all the people that took pity on his situation, Scott Pilgrim, whose game was formerly subject to Keep Circulating the Tapes attempted to cheer him up by using a comforting speech found from a Google search with Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness mixed in to it. While the attempt didn't produce any sort of coherent message, Lex appreciated his sincere attempt and thanked him for the effort. He later repayed the favor by delivering a gigantic thesaurus to Scott's temple to help him learn to use an expansive vocabulary better. Despite reluctance to use it, he hasn't removed it since it's too big to move out.
  • Lex's usage of long words in encounters lets him produce Gem Tiles which have their own magical effects when used to make words, which has attracted deities like Wario, Sableye, and Henry Stickmin, who tend to grab them out of Lex's figurative hands whenever they come around. The fact that Lex can't get them back even if he pulverizes them frustrates him further.
    • Said Gem Tiles can be credited to Vulcan/Hephaestus for enabling Lex to use them to his advantage. Lex asked if he could produce more types of Gem Tiles from materials or crystals in the Pantheon. Vulcan replied that many potential materials within say, The Great Treasury, for example, are unique and off-limits. However, he forged Lex to two new types of Gem Tiles, Amber Tiles which protected other tiles from being manipulated on use, and Onyx Tiles, which could make his words much stronger but at the cost of taking a little bit of Lex's health. While sort of mundane compared to what he expected, he's satisfied with his gains.
  • Gained Nico Robin's respect when he decided to go up to the Gorosei's temple to give them a stern warning about the consequences of erasing history and all the knowledge that came with it. The latter would send Fleet Admiral Akainu to force him out, much to Lex's displeasure.
    Lex: Before I go, I have one last word to say to you.
    Akainu: And what would that be, worm?
    • With a full normal board of word tiles, including Sapphire and Diamond tiles, Lex leapt up and in the blink of an eye, slammed into the admiral with enough power to briefly knock him out as Lex left back to his temple before he could get up and potentially retaliate.
  • Erazor Djinn attempted to steal some of the books from his library in order to rewrite their stories. Lex found up quickly and visited Erazor Djinn's temple to lecture him about the repercussions of manipulating stories to his will. The genie attempted to swat him away, expecting nothing from a literal worm, but he would regret it when Lex revealed that he was very used to fighting genies like him, and unleashed a series of 10+ letter words, quickly battering him into submission before he could comprehend the situation at hand. Lex returned the books back and restored them to their original quality with help from some other deities.
  • Doesn't tolerate his other worm brethren from the House of Gaming, disapproving of their destructive habits. Should their activities get too close to his temple, he will ward them off personally through verbose, forceful, and verbosely forceful means.
  • Obviously, Book Burning is a natural Berserk Button for Lex. He will launch himself at mach speed into book-burners like Captain Beatty and Count Olaf should he run into them trying to burn some books. He has forgiven Guy Montag since he's rebelled against such actions.
    • Their opposition to censorship by burning books made Lex a friend of the Nightwings, with him being interested in Bertrude's fireproof ink, which somehow makes the whole book fireproof. He wants to try applying it to his tiles as well.
  • Of course, this bookworm doesn't approve of Brainiac trying to collect knowledge from every place he visits, and then destroying it after, but he's dumbfounded about what Lex considers to be a pointless endeavour. "What's that cantankerous Coluan going to do with all of that knowledge he's hoarded when he becomes some transcendent omnipotent super-god and leaving not a soul to share it with, hmm?" he thinks to himself. Regardless, he's got a sesquipedalian collection of extravagant words waiting for Brainiac should he make his move on the House of Knowledge.
  • Unknown to the rest of the Pantheon, Lex has been intrigued by Alduin's own ability to cause destruction through words through usage of the Thu'um. Learning of the process of how mortals can also use it to their advantage, he's made it his secret pet project to not only try out a bit of said training but to additionally learn the Dragon Alphabet that the dragons of Tamriel use for the Words of Power, primarily to inscript them on special word tiles. Lex doesn't really have any grand scheme in mind for the scenario that Lex can utilize the Words of Power for himself, he authentically is just curious about the possibility.
  • One of the few deities to tolerate the horrible Vogon poetry. He has given them criticism about their writing with the genuinely benevolent intent of having them improve their writing, but the Vogons were not willing to have any of it and sent him away, to his dissatisfaction.

    Wan Shi Tong 
Wan Shi Tong, The Divine Owl of Knowledge ("He who knows ten thousand things")
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His library
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Magic Librarian, Giant Flyer, Despises Human Exploitation of his Wisdom, The Omniscient, Scary when angered, Serpent-like Bestial Form
  • Domains: Owl, Knowledge, Spirits, Misanthorpy
  • Allies: Unalaq, Kaepora Gaebora, Owl, Twilight Sparkle, The Admins
  • Rivals: Hermaeus Mora, Brainiac, Patchouli Knowledge
  • Enemies:
  • Opposed by: Belle, Cyrus Albright, Guy Montag, Uncle, Hermione Granger
  • Wan Shi Tong, which means "he who knows ten thousand things," is an ancient spirit that owns a vast library that contains countless wisdoms and knowledges. He openly shared this knowledge to humans until he grew to despise humans who want his knowledge for war. As a result, he took his library back into the Spirit World so that nobody will be able to enter his library again.
  • Somehow, his great library materializes in the Pantheon with the keeper himself at its roof. At first, Wan Shi Tong refuse to share his library to the humans of the Pantheon as he grew to despise human's exploiting his knowledge for their wars. However, the Court made him reopen his library to the public as some of these folks would never dare to abuse his trust and not use its knowledge to hurt others (and that his tribute for donation of knowledge has also double than the last time Aang was there so it's likely out of spite).
  • There are some people that he completely forbid from entering his library: Aang, his friends, and Zhao. Understandable, since Zhao both learned about the Moon Spirit from his knowledge and plotted to kill it (and much of his writings then burned) and Aang betraying his trust by trying to use an eclipse learned from his library to incapacitate the firebenders. Though he considered prohibiting anyone related to the Avatar from entering, out of spite.
    • He would show giving stink eyes to anyone who just friends with the Avatar. When Tenzin's daughter, Jinora, entered his library and allow her to search the library despite his new policy of not allowing humans in, he eventually turn her to Unalaq, believing him to be a true friend of the spirits, unlike the Avatar. When asked if he knew anything about Vaatu and Unalaq's intent, he practically didn't care so long as humans don't come to his library.
    • Very protective of his knowledge, he refuses to allow desecrators and thieves from reaching his library. Learning that there is a world where books were burned because they were illegal, this made him very angry. He practically banned everyone with risk of destroying books.
  • As he was the the only knowledge spirit in the Spirit World who collects many books and information, he is very envious towards other collectors of knowledge that has no second thoughts of sharing.
    • There was once a time when Patchouli Knowledge sends her "sympathies" towards Wan Shi Tong when he caught her constant thief in her library, Marisa Kirisame, trying to steal from his library. Normally, if she wasn't a magical witch that practices magic that is completely foreign to his world, he would have made her his live exhibit in his library.
  • He has many spirit fox assistants as his hands, collecting many knowledge from the material world to be added into his collections. That said, they are not the most reliable servants, as much as he doesn't want to admit it. He also find Adam Conover to be very obnoxious since he also correct him on knowledge that isn't accurate.
    • Chance of recruiting any of the foxes in the Pantheon? Nil. None of them suits his need for collecting knowledge.
  • Consider him the obnoxious know-it-all in regards to his fellow owls with an affiliation with knowledge. Just don't say it to his face.
  • His library has many regular visitors, each with his own differing opinion and their opinion of him.
    • Cyrus Albright, a curious scholar by trade, believes Information Wants to Be Free and is very disagreeable with Wan Shi Tong. While he agrees that exploiting his knowledge is awful, he also believe that hoarding it all knowledge is not a solution.
    • Twilight Sparkle enjoys what Wan Shi Tong's library has to offer, often staying overnight much to his surprise. He is surprisingly sympathetic to her when her original home, the Golden Oak Library in Ponyville, was destroyed during her battle with Lord Tirek.
    • Though Belle finds his library fascinating and very expansive compared to Beast's own library, she finds Wan Shi Tong's misanthropy to be very grating.
  • Due to how ancient his library is, it is not very accessible for those that have... difficulty reading books. Blindness is certainly a problem, something that Toph could attest too. With that said, his library is much more "accessible" for the disabled as he still wish to collect knowledge that allow overcoming those disadvantages that is for granted in the Pantheon.
  • He is fascinated by the Admins, who are said to have vast and untapped knowledge in the universe. Though, he finds it pitiful that he couldn't contain them in his library.
  • Also has a temple in House of Birds.
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    Chance the Gardener 
Chance the Gardener, God of Seemingly Profound Fools (Chauncey Gardiner)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: Crest of a lotus flower and a television remote control
  • Alignment: Neutral Good (tender heart, weak mind)
  • Portfolio: Seemingly Profound Fool, Ice-Cream Koan, Twist Ending, Mysterious Past, Parody Stus
  • Domains: Philosophy, Nature, Disability
  • Allies: Mary Lennox, Totoro, Fritz Von Meyer/Swarm, just about all the House of Plants, Forrest Gump
  • Enemies: GUAE Trollkaiger, Biff Tannen
  • Chance is a simple-minded man who knew no other life besides gardening and watching television. He had never even been outside until the man who sheltered him died and he was forced out and on his own. After being nearly run over by a business mogul's car, Chance was brought to his house to recover, and the mogul and his wife were charmed by his old-fashioned manners, mistaking him as being very well-educated and philosophical. More and more high-profile people come to see Chance in such a way and he rose to the top of the political world, with even a possibility of becoming the next president of the USA. This, despite the fact that he speaks of nothing but gardening, which most people take as deep metaphors for something more meaningful.
  • Unlike in his world, most deities in the Pantheon are wise to Chance's true nature and they're not sure someone as naive and uneducated as him should get himself involved in such matters as politics. Others would argue that someone like him is just what those corrupt circles need. Whatever the case, many deities of all stripes find his "advice" to be helpful and inspiring in some way or another, so he was allowed domain over Seemingly Profound Fool and a temple with a television and a huge garden, just the right things to make him happy.
  • He sometimes does gardening in other temples as well, when invited by their respective deities. Sometimes he's invited in tandem with Mary Lennox to see what their gardening abilities combined can produce. Their frequent work together has caused them to become good friends, and Chance often visits Mary in her temple for a cup of tea and to discuss gardening. Chance finds himself rather pleased that restoring a garden to its full splendor had such a positive effect in Mary's life.
  • Chance was quite amazed to discover that there exist plants that can talk to him as though they were other human beings. With that said, he still tries to take care of them like he would with any other plant; it's just that in such cases Chance will politely offer his services to them before anything else. Even evil flowers like Cagney Carnation and Flowey tolerate having him around their roots, ostensibly because he is too insignificant to bother with (at least, this is what they'll say if one asks them upfront). Upon hearing of his activities, Mary advised Chance to at least be careful of Flowey, as the evil flower has done some really terrible things in her opinion. Chance listened, though he keeps visiting Flowey for reasons only he knows.
    • Seeing his kindness, Flowey has considered telling Chance about where his true loyalties lie and about his past, but ultimately he thinks Chance doesn't have the mind to understand the gravity of it and he might spread it around by accident. Nevertheless, anyone who attacks Chance is liable to feel Flowey's wrath.
    • With all that said, Chance learned the hard way not to go anywhere near Audrey II after the carnivorous plant nearly tore his arm off. Learning that she required human blood for nourishment convinced Chance that it's really better to leave that one alone. And yet, even after all that, he still doesn't seem to bear her any ill will.
  • One of the few adult humans capable of seeing Totoro, certainly because his extremely sheltered upbringing combined with his simple-mindedness meant he never had the opportunity to become world-weary like most adults. Totoro, as a nature spirit, really likes Chance's deep understanding of plants and the way he handles them, so much so that he frequently helps out with his own divine intervention to allow the plants to bloom to their full potential.
  • Somehow Fritz Von Meyer/Swarm has managed to strike a deal with Chance - everything that grows in the Pantheon gets pollinated, even the man-eaters, a tithe of honey every month - and in return, Swarm gets every melted puddle of ice cream in the Pantheon and something new to think about every other day.
  • The fact that in his world he was last recorded walking on water has some deities wondering whether Chance possesses much greater power than appearances suggest. Asking him about it is pointless as Chance always says gardening is all he knows, but the Main House has him under scrutiny to see whether he can pull off more miracles, maybe even unintentionally.
  • He is definitely not the sort to make enemies easily, being naturally unfailingly gentle and just too content where he is, and also possessing nothing of value that he could be targeted for. But his very passive demeanor and lack of wit can lead to some particularly scummy deities wanting to torment him anyway. He's a favorite target for bullies like Biff Tannen to pick on, and deities who relish psychological torment like those composing the Trollkaiger, who'll sometimes take the time to wreck Chance's beloved gardens. Poor Chance can't do much except resignedly fix the damage, but fortunately Mary and the whole House of Plants are on his side on such occasions. And Flowey will personally get revenge for Chance.
  • Chance is often compared to Forrest Gump, because they both have a tendency to say things that have no deeper meaning below the surface, yet tend to greatly affect whoever is listening. And as some envious deities point out, they both rose to incredible heights with very little effort. With that said, when the two meet, it's all pretty mundane and even boring, as they are both impervious to each other's faux-hidden meanings. But at any rate they find each other to be very pleasant company, having similar calm temperaments.

    Gate 
Gate, God of Persecuted Intellectuals
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    Lisa Simpson 
Lisa Marie Simpson, Goddess of Intelligent Loners
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  • Lesser Goddess
  • Symbol: A Saxophone, or alternately, a Picket Sign
  • Theme Song: Her version of "JazzMan" by Carole King
  • Alignment: Lawful Good, but sometimes Neutral Good or Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Children Who Are Smarter For Their Age, Soapbox Sadie, Innocent Child Prodigy, A much better person then her brother and father, Introverted Cat Lover, Insufferable Genius, Little Miss Snarker, Inferiority Superiority Complex, Women Are Wiser, Splits the fanbase, Standing in for Her Creator Matt Groening, Adorkable, Sometimes Smug, The Responsible to Bart's Foolish, Very serious in contrast to her wacky father
  • Domains: Knowledge, Politics, Morals, Activism
  • Followers: Alex Dunphy, T.J. Henderson, Brick Heck
  • Allies
  • On good/neutral terms with: All good/neutral-aligned Pokémon Trainers, Ron Swanson
  • Enemies: Sideshow Bob, Charles Montgomery Burns, Hexxus, Cruella De Vil, Ghetsis Harmonia, Pokémon Hunter J, Miles Quaritch, B.B. Hood, Herbert Garrison, Ethan Roark Senior
  • Opposes: Hank Hill, Stan Smith
  • Pities: Rowf and Snitter
  • She was once the Goddess of Author Tract, but Lisa disliked the trope she was given, saying that she is more then just a mouthpiece for her creator. The Gods then gave her two new tropes, which she felt was more fitting. However, they later felt that she went too far with her soapboxing, and was kicked out of the Pantheon with her tropes given to other deities. Her parents were not happy about this, and after begging to let her back in, Lisa was accepted with a new trope.
    • Before she re-entered the Pantheon, the Gods agreed that Lisa should have a mentor to keep an eye on her so she could keep her promise of not going too far with her values. However, her mother was busy with cleaning the Pantheon and her father was denied for being a not-so-great parent. The Gods then chose Lesile Knope for having similar ideals without outright forcing others to agree with her. While Homer and Marge were wary about this at first, they both noticed how they enjoy each others company and her parents kept the two of them alone ever since.
    • With that said, Lisa doesn't hold any ill towards those who have her former tropes. She heavily relates to Momo Isshiki's life, and is regularly seen protesting with Marzipan.
  • Originally, Lisa was manipulated by Ghetsis into believing that all Pokémon are being abused by their trainers and they need to be released in the wild. After that, she hated all Pokémon trainers for apparent "animal cruelty". And when the partnership program was launched, she protested that it further encourages it. However, after meeting N, she learned that their supposed "cruelty" was just a misconception and that Ghetsis is a horrible person who abused his own son and ran an animal rights group that was anything but. Nowadays, she's very supportive of the practice and only hates the Evil-aligned trainers. It helps that she did enjoy a bland name version of one of their games.
  • Despite her trope, she managed to make a decent amount of friends in the Pantheon compared to her universe. Apparently, the status quo doesn't apply here.
  • She was hoping to find another politically opinionated, young girl around her age; she managed to find Mafalda, who was just that. They love talking about how talking about the multiple problems the world has, with Mafalda even seeing Lisa as true friend.
  • Malcolm Wilkerson really relates to Lisa with how they feel that they're the only smart and sane member in their respective families. Though, they both agree that his family is much crazier.
  • Lisa absolutely hates animal cruelty. After hearing about Rowf and Snitter's experience at the animal research facility, she teamed up with other people who love animals such as Steve Irwin and Eliza Thornberry to stop such treatment.
    • She doesn't like Cruella De Vil for her hatred towards animals, her love of fur coats and strangely enough, having a plan similar to what Mr. Burns did. When she was about to throw red paint at her, Lisa encountered Stan Marsh, who had plans to prank Mrs. De Vil. Stan noticed that she's very similar to his on and off girlfriend, Wendy. While Lisa does love that he despises those who harm animals, Stan just wants to be friends with Lisa, even though Wendy broke up with him. He knows that she can't keep a boyfriend.
  • She really cares about the environment and will do anything to stop pollution and deforestation. She highly respects the House of Nature, though she finds some of Captain Planet's statements on the earth too overbearing even for her.
    • Lisa hates Miles Quaritch for planing to devastate the alien planet, Pandora, for the sake of getting resources for Earth.
    • While Lisa was protesting, Hexxus stepped in to ruin her plans and nearly killed her with his smog. Fortunately, Swamp Thing came in to save her. Lisa was scared of him at first, but he told her of the many things he had done to protect the environment. She has respected him ever since.
  • Lisa may soapbox a lot, but she's still an eight-year-old girl and as such, loves ponies. She met Spirit once and became one of the few humans he liked for her dislike of pollution and Mr. Burns. Unsurprisingly, she got along with some of the deities from Equestria. But the one pony she really liked was Fluttershy due to how both of them love animals and have a hard time making friends (Though Fluttershy's reason for the latter is different).
  • Lisa got along quite nicely with Amy Santiago for being a fellow Fox deity (Formerly, in Amy's case) who's smart, adorkable, and can get smug at times. Amy once tried to convince Lisa to work for the police force when she grows up, but she respected her decision not to do that, considering how terrible the cops in Lisa's town are.
  • She was originally turned off by Sam Manson due to having bad experiences with rich people, but Lisa found out she cared about important issues just as much as her. Since then, the two of them became protest buddies along with Marzipan.
  • She doesn't care for Hank Hill and Stan Smith as Lisa feels people like them are ruining America. Despite Ron Swanson having similar traits, Lisa goes out of her way to tolerate him because A, he's only a libertarian and not a full on right-winger and B, Ms. Knope told her to be nice with her (somewhat) friend.
  • Lisa once tried to make friends with B.B. Hood, seeing her as a nice girl. That was until she saw her walking to the House of Beast, pulling out her Uzi, and shooting anything with four legs. Lisa stayed far away from her ever since.
  • She doesn't care for horrible politicians after her trip to Washington, D.C.. Ethan Roark Senior does not like her views, but ignores her, seeing Lisa as just a little girl.
  • Upon entering the House of Music, Lisa got a couple surprises. First, Paul McCartney managed to get in. While Paul doesn't like that Lisa still kept shoving her beliefs down other people's throats after he told her not to do that, he's still happy to see her and is glad that she's trying to change. Another interesting tidbit was that she finally got to meet Michael Jackson!
    Lisa: "You know, Michael, my dad once brought home a mental patient named Leon Kompowsky, but he had the same voice as you and he co-wrote a birthday song with my brother!"
    Michael: "Yeah, I'm sure he was a nice guy."
  • She met Yoshino once, who also has a hard time making friends. While Lisa finds that her constant talking to her puppet Yoshinon a bit creepy, she understands why she does it, as she uses him to deal with her loneliness and overall, sees her as a nice girl.
  • Don't ask her about where her boyfriend, Colin, went after the movie. Not even she knows about his whereabouts.
  • At one point in the future, she will become President of the United States after President Garrison's disastrous stint with the job.

    Matilda Wormwood 
Matilda Wormwood, Goddess of Psychic Powers Borne From Smarts
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Matilda as depicted in the film (top) and the book (bottom)
  • Lesser Goddess
  • Symbol: A library card
  • Theme Song: The film's theme song Naughty
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: smarts and telekinetic powers awoken from her Berserk Button being pressed, Adorably Precocious Child, Child Prodigy, Kid Hero, Brainy Brunette, two kinds of Bookworm (Cute and Badass), Good with Numbers, Lady And A Scholar, Abusive Parents, Sadist Teacher Hunter, Wise Beyond Their Years, Guile Heroine, Plucky Girl
  • Domains: Intelligence, Psychics, Bully Hunter
  • High Priest: Jobe
  • Allies: Mafalda, Calvin, Harry Potter, Neville Longbottom, Hermione Granger, the Powerpuff Girls, Twilight Sparkle, Jimmy Hopkins, Haruka Kotoura, Sara Crewe, James Henry Trotter, Willy Wonka, Madeline, Marge Gunderson George and Harold
  • Enemies: Agatha Trunchbull, Dolores Umbridge, Mr. Krupp, Ghetsis Harmonia
  • Ever since she was young, Matilda had a desire for knowledge. She learned much about life by going to the library, going through nearly every book there. All while having to deal with a family who didn't care at all for her. Eventually, she managed to earn a happy ending. She may have lost her powers after burning them out from ousting Trunchbull from her school, or likely because she's now using her brain to the fullest, which disables her from using those powers. But whatever the reason, upon ascension, she found that she has access to these powers once more.
  • Her story has since found itself both on the big screen and even in Broadway with success. She can attest to how malleable her story is for others to use.
  • Naturally, Trunchbull was pissed when she found out that Matilda has made it to the Pantheon, but with all the weirdness in the Pantheon, as well as the revelation that Matilda is telekinetic, she restrains herself for her own sake. That and she fears that Matilda could oust her from her teaching job in the Pantheon.
    • She was even more pissed when she found out that one of her followers ran into trouble with Matilda. Miss Minchin saw much of her bills swirl around her before ending up in a fire. She wept for the tragedy while Sara Crewe hugged Matilda for the deed. The brainy girl has become her new best friend in the Pantheon.
  • As stated from above, she hates bullies more than anything. That put her in good company with Jimmy Hopkins. Few bullies can handle the two of them together.
  • Is she ever a child prodigy. She spoke in full sentences when she was one and a half, taught herself to read adult novels when she was four, and by the time she's in first grade, has already memorized the 12-times table, can multiply 13 x 379 in her head in about 3 seconds, figure out how much money her father earned in a day selling low-quality cars, can write limerick poetry, and single-handedly devised a plan to get rid of Agatha Truchbull using nothing more than her powers and a piece of chalk.
  • Many deities are thankful that Matilda is able to keep herself optimistic despite all her hardships. If not, she could've been a potential Intermediate God-level danger like Andrew Detmer, Carrie White, or even Lucy.
  • If you don't want her to torment you with her telekinetic powers, don't accuse her of anything unless you have undeniable proof that she did it, hurt children in her presence, or take away her books. And it takes a lot to make her angry.
  • Twilight Sparkle, overjoyed to see another brilliant mind, decided to take Matilda under her wing, both to tutor her in her telekinetic powers, and to just chat between smart individuals. One side-benefit to this is that Matilda's telekinetic powers have improved greatly.
  • Calvin dared Matilda to try and figure out the nature of Calvin. She came close to succeeding. She only conceded defeat because she didn't want the kid to leave the Pantheon as a result. She felt that Calvin has a rough life what caused him to act as he has. As the result of losing the bet, Calvin now has an ace to deal with his babysitter.
  • Matilda may well have graduated from the temple of Neville Longbottom. Taking on an Olympic athlete may not seem much compared to what Neville got put through, but the wizard recognizes her greatness, congratulating her on her ascension.
    • Is also good buddies with Harry Potter due to handling awful guardians. She allowed the wizard to study her powers to figure out how they worked. It also helps that they both despise Ms. Umbridge.
  • There are other telekinetics in the Pantheon… but some with more tragic origins. Haruka Kotoura got EMP powers when she was young... bringing her nothing but misery. It was only the friendship and eventual love of a boy that snapped her out of it. Matilda has taken note of the plight of powers and strives to help out others to deal with their powers.
  • There seemed to be far more friendly adults in the Pantheon. Marge for example welcomed her with a hot cup of cocoa. Matilda was initially suspicious that she might try to get her parents arrested, but Marge was adamant to let those incident slide. After all, it's not in her jurisdiction.
  • Matilda didn't think that her own avatar could be just as devastating to her enemies as she can be with her powers. But Mara Wilson proved to be quite the companion. She was especially glad to see one of her favorite roles have a seat in the Pantheon, reminding her of her own sense of justice for those who wronged her. They proceeded to do just that, trolling everyone from Mr. Burns to Ms. Trunchbull herself.
  • Her parents may not have been too abusive, but she is not a fan of any parent that does just that to their children. This guarantees that Ghetsis Harmonia will be one of her most hated foes in the Pantheon.
  • George and Harold made a habit of mocking her intellligence, that is, until she pulled a prank on Mr. Krupp involving his toupee and hydrogen peroxide. They have since dubbed her "pretty cool for a brain."
  • There seems to be a growing number of deities who were created by Roald Dahl. Among them, she enjoyed Trotter's company the most. They are both kids who learned to stand up for themselves. She has a mixed opinion of Willy Wonka. His intellectual achievements are impressive, but is unsure what to think of the fate of those who do not listen to his instructions.
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    Yuuno Scrya 
Yuuno Scrya, God of Asskicking Scholars (Ferret Boy)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His ferret form with his magic circle in the backdrop.
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Asskicking Scholars, Badass Bookworm, Adventurer Archaeologist, Barrier Warrior, Stone Wall, Weak, but Skilled, Shapeshifter, having a power set that could be surprisingly lethal, target of a lot of NanoFate shippers
  • Domains: Knowledge, Archaeology, Magic
  • Allies: Nanoha Takamachi, Fate Testarossa, Hayate Yagami, Reinforce Eins, Signum, Vita, Yomiko Readman, Rinnosuke Morichika, Ronald Weasley, Shiroe, Mami Tomoe, Len, Vivio Takamachi, Indiana Jones, Ma-Ti, Masaya Aoyama, Yuno, Miyako
  • Enemies: Incubators, Micolash
  • Nervous around: Any cat deities or well, any animal deity that dwarfs a ferret.
  • Opposed by: Many, many NanoFate shippers
  • Yuuno ascended after being assessed for both his intelligence and his combat capabilities, but prior to that, he was the chief priest of Yomiko Readman.
  • Yuuno is notable for being the only mage from his universe to lack an Intelligent Device to assist in performing magic. He's the also known mage who can shapeshift into a ferret when needed.
  • Is often seen around the House of Knowledge, either teaching young mages on the use of magic, or discussing with other gods on ancient history.
  • Being Nanoha's magic teacher, Yuuno is assumed to a mythical figure of biblical proportions. This has often led to battle maniacs seeking a fight with him. In reality, Yuuno is a Stone Wall. Though, a very good Stone Wall given that he was able to fend off Vita's attacks.
  • Yuuno is often taking care of the Pantheon's library with Vivio assisting him. As a result, he dislikes it whenever Marisa fails to return a book.
    • This has led to him bonding with Rinnosuke for similar reasons.
  • Enjoys the company of Indiana Jones as they are both archaeologists looking with lost artifacts.
  • Friends with people who's voices are similar to his including, Mami Tomoe, Len and the aforementioned Vivio.
  • Absolutely abhors Kyubey, not only for being the one responsible for many a Magical Girls suffering, but also for being so nonchalant about it. Not helping with the fact with people mistaking ferrets for weasels.
  • Symphatizes with Ron Weasley due to both being portrayed negatively. Same goes to Masaya Aoyama.
  • Yuuno was there when the House of Knowledge was visited by Micolash. He also almost went mad when the insane scholar shared his so-called "knowledge." Then his hatred on Micolash doubled after he found out about the Mensis Ritual. Then tripled after Micolash tried to convert the entire School into the Nightmare of Mensis. Yuuno also criticizes Micolash's status as "scholar."
    • Micolash is also in the shit-list of Nanoha and co. after almost making one of their friends mad.

Demigods

    Deckard Cain 
Deckard Cain, God of the Scholar Race and Getting Skipped Over (The Last Horadrim, Cain the Elder)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: His Staff and the Horadric Book
  • Theme Song(s): Tristram (New Tristram ver, Heroes of the Storm ver.)
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Action Survivor, Ancient Keeper, Cool Old Guy, The Last Horadrim, Nice Guy, Mr. Exposition, Non-Action Guy
  • Domains: Knowledge, Exposition, Exploring, Story, Lore, Age
  • Allies:
  • Enemies:
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Imperius and Angels of similar attitude, Alarak
  • A very old and wise man from the world of Sanctuary, Deckard Cain was part of the Horadrim, an order created by the angel Tyrael to keep watch of the sealed Diablo. He has been aiding the heroes of Sanctuary in their quest to slay Diablo and has proved to be valuable asset to them. He also took his time to raise Leah as his own daughter and it all tragically ended when Deckard was assassinated by members of the Coven. However, his spirit lingered and he eventually reincarnated as a Pantheon deity, he was awarded for his bravery and knowledge and given his own temple as well.
  • Cain is known for giving long lectures and explanations about items and other locations in the world of Sanctuary. The downside is that people rarely like to listen to his ramblings and so usually ignore him or flat out fall asleep in his presence. It's been annoying for Cain but at this point he got used to it.
  • He was overjoyed to find Leah as well as important heroes from sanctuary and the archangel Tyrael. He was less amused by also knowing about the presence of Diablo and other demons, not to mention Demons from realms outside of sanctuary. He was also very saddened by the reveal of what happened to Leah and it happening after his own death, swearing he would make Adria pay for that.
    • Adria even tried to confront Cain and mock him about his involvement in Tristam. Cain retorted by pulling out a book and using his classic "Stay a while and Listen", boring her to sleep and the nephalems having the perfect opportunity to beat her down.
  • Not the first time Cain finds himself wandering a massive realm where realities clash, having already experience that in the nexus. He is both searching for the mysteries about said worlds while supporting the actual fighters that engage in the battlefield. Cain finds the Pantheon not that different and plans to find out the secret behind the Pantheon's origin. The higher ups also went ahead and made him the master Lorekeeper of the Pantheon that would inform other gods about the place they visit, but as usual, a handful of deities avoid his lectures and never actually stop to listen.
  • He befriended fellow Mr. Exposition Kaepora Gaebora after finding him during a trek around the House of Narrative. The latter has heard about Deckard usually getting ignored by others and decided to help him. Considering the owl's method of exposition, it tends to work pretty well sometimes.
  • During one of his treks around the Nexus, he stumbled upon a young mage by the name of Orphea, who seemed to be running away from the forces of the Raven Lord. Orphea and Cain eventually found themselves under the care of the Lady of Thorns. When asked about why he decided to aid the mysterious yoing girl, Deckard just answered that besides his usual curiosity that gets him in all sorts of trouble, she reminding him about Leah and decided to help her out.
  • Being a prominent member of the Horadrim and seemingly knowing a lot about the pantheon, Meteora Österreich came to visit Deckard and learn more about him. Turns out that the last Horadrim confused her for Orphea but it turned out that Meteora was unrelated to her and most interestingly, she knew that Deckard was a videogame character like her. Meteora even told him about the events she experienced concerning Altair. Considering he is that usually gives the lectures, he felt that it was a nice change of pace that for once he gets to stay a while and listen.
    • However, having learned that Meteora discovered that she was a fictional character and that would certainly hold true for Deckard too, the old man suggested partnering with the librarian to learn about the inner secrets of the pantheon and find out if the pantheon is a fictional place or something else entirely.
  • His opinion on angels is a bit mixed since he feels that they look down on humanity and had done nothing to prevent demons from running rampant in the world of Sanctuary. There are exceptions though, as Tyrael has shown time and time again that he is willing to side with mortals just to do the right thing and he respects that. The archangel of Hope Auriel has also shown that she believes in humans, which made Deckard think that maybe angels might not be so bad after all and he even learned of other angels who are much more benevolent.
  • His pursuit for knowledge has landed him in trouble plenty of times. One of those incidents involved the Daedric Prince Hermaus Mora and Cain unknowingly wandering into his temple and coming accross one of the many tomes Mora possesses. If it weren't for a timely interevention by the Nephalem, it would have ended badly for the Last Horadrim.
  • He may be old and a bit frail but he is certainly brave. He is also a bit slippery according to the denizens of the Nexus and considering how often Cain is found in the right place at the wrong time and still kicking it even at his age, some wonder if he is some supernatural Doom Magnet with incredible good luck or he is actually an skilled wizard that pretends to be a simple old man.
  • "Stay a while and listen."
    (Everyone proceeds to leave)
    (sigh) "Nobody ever listens..."

    Ginko 
Ginko, God of Ignored Experts (Yoki, Pimp-ko)
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    Rafe Adler 
Rafe Adler, God of Supposedly "Smart and Knowledgeable" People
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: A Skull with a Pirate Loot in the Background
  • Theme Song: Brother's Keeper
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Feels he is Inferior to Nathan and is Jealous about It, Driven by Envy, Unrealistic Wealth, Idle Rich Which he Desperately wants to Avoid, Total Asshole, Faux Affably Evil, Glory Hound, Represents what if Nathan had a More Privileged Background and was more Unhinged, Really wants to Find the Treasure of Henry Avery, Knows Next-to-Nothing about Avery's History, Spoiled Brat, Psychopathic Manchild, Makes Several Idiotic Moments, Duel Boss, Death caused by being Crushed by Falling Treasure
  • Domains: Wealth, Aristocracy, Treasure, Piracy, Jealousy
  • Allies: Flintheart Glomgold
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Black Manta, Mr. Burns
  • Enemies: Nathan Drake, Zoran Lazaravić, Indiana Jones, Lara Croft, The Straw Hat Pirates, League of Explorers, Chester A. Bum
  • Annoyed By: Eliza and Neal Reagan
  • Fears: Kroq-Gar
  • Interested In: The Piracy Sub-House
  • Fixating yourself on a certain goal can be taxing and probably detrimental to one's health. The Drake brothers, particularly Sam, had dedicated his whole life to finding the treasure of Henry Avery and immediately gunned for that chance the moment he was released from prison. Rafe Adler, a wealthy businessman also desired to find the treasure, but not because he wanted to be richer than he already was, but because he wanted to prove himself a worthy treasure hunter. Several years of excavations and research did little-to-no progress on finding Avery's treasure nor the fabled city of Libertalia, whereas the younger Drake brother, Nathan, went on to make a name for himself by discovering El Dorado, Shamballa and the Iram of the Pillars. This caused Rafe to be Driven by Envy and sought to find Libertalia by any means necessary, recruiting the mercenary company Shoreline and its head, Nadine Ross, to provide military backup. He would butt heads against the Drake brothers, despite freeing Sam moths ago and given Nathan one of his toughest adventures and adversaries, ultimately culminating in an intense battle in Henry Avery's collapsing ship. Despite proving himself the better combatant, Rafe was killed by some quick thinking and luck, courtesy of Drake, by cutting down a rope containing treasure and having it collapse on top of Rafe.
  • Rafe entered the Pantheon rather... unconventionally. He was not happy with the way he was killed off and first appeared submerged in a pile of gold and treasure. He soon rose his way out of the treasury mount and made his way to the House of Commerce. There, he used his aristocratic status to gain a position as a CEO of a company and to kickstart a series of treasure hunting trips.
  • Was reportedly not happy to see Drake having ascended into the Pantheon before he did. Learning that the Drake brothers had beaten him to Avery's treasure has made Rafe even more jealous than he already was. That said, he's a little miffed that Sam isn't ascended, given that Rafe feels like should he have his full revenge, he needs both brothers, not just one.
  • While he's evidently good at hiding it, Rafe is easily among the Pantheon's most jealous deities. It doesn't help in that he spent a decade and a half looking for Libertalia when Nathan Drake went on to find a series of fabled locations with Libertalia itself being the last. Even more insultingly, Rafe knows very little about Henry Avery and his history. This might have been the reason why he had little success in trying to find Libertalia.
  • Given his large business reputation, Rafe has had ties to thieves, smugglers and other sorts of criminals in the black market industry. As a result, Rafe is also a frequent visitor and collaborator of the House of Crime, often looking for criminals that he could pay to as a means to get what he wants and a way to build up some sort of loyalty.
    • He does, however, have enough of a common sense to know which criminals to pick out. He's refused to recruit The Slavers mainly because they're too chaotic plus their reputation is among the very worst in the entire Pantheon. That said, maybe there's some sort of standards behind it, but Rafe is doing it out of pragmatism.
  • As much as Rafe hates Nathan Drake, even he's not taking chances to work with Zoran Lazaravić, especially as he instead referred to him as a madman. That said, Rafe himself came off unhinged at one point. Still, given Lazaravić's reputation, Rafe will not consider a team-up regardless.
  • Surprisingly for a billionaire with a successful company, Rafe doesn't like the fact that he's simply inherited the fortune from his parents and desperately seeks out to prove himself a worthy treasure hunter. It's why he spent so much time looking for Libertalia despite the fact that realistically, he had no need to pursue it. He often gets chewed out by some people for this, much to Rafe's frustration.
  • While he is unpopular, he has managed to find a kindred spirit of sorts with Flintheart Glomgold, another rich resident who harbours intense jealousy towards someone with more success, namely Scrooge McDuck. Rafe found the similarities between Glomgold and himself rather interesting and called him out to become business partners. Glomgold, already relating to Rafe's struggle and jealousy is welcome to work him, but notes that whatever happens, his needs come first. Then again so does Rafe's mindset.
  • Due to his interest in Piracy thanks to Avery, Rafe was curious to learn of the various pirates in the Pantheon. He was rather surprised to see one world where pirates would eat a unique sort of fruit to receive special powers. The concept of One Piece was very enticing but given the chaotic nature of the battles regarding who gets to earn it, Rafe has stayed out of it, for now, currently searching for other opportunities for a historical excavation. That didn't stop him from making enemies against the Straw Hat Pirates as they're not accepting of Rafe's greed and ego regarding his goals.
    • Indiana Jones similarly dislikes Rafe because many of the opponents he gets to fight against tend to be wealthy men who want to make a name for themselves by finding lost historical locales and artefacts, much like Rafe himself. Not helping matters is how their greed got Indy's enemies killed, not unlike Rafe himself when he was literally buried by a pile of gold. Rafe, in turn, sees him as an enemy, especially after learning how Indy and Nate get along with one another.
  • Lustria is one of the few places where Rafe will draw the line and not even attempt to excavate. It's already bad enough that the Lizardmen are incredibly territorial of their land, but stealing even the smallest bits of gold prompts the Lizardmen to endlessly pursue the thief in getting it back, no matter how long it takes. Then again, the House of Commerce already fear Kroq-Gar so much...
  • While he is willing to cooperate with other individuals, such as Mr Burns, Rafe has made it pretty clear that he wants to be as actively involved as possible in his search of treasure and not spend his time lavishing around the House of Commerce like he's a billionaire who has it all. He finds Mr Burns's tendency of sitting his events out to be annoying.
    • He has worked with Black Manta on some occasions, provided that Rafe has enough money to pay the supervillain without any sort of setbacks. While Black Manta has proven to be a mighty asset in regards to offense, Rafe thinks he needs to tone it down when it comes to killing and causing mayhem.
  • Similarly, he is disliked by the League Explorers as while Rafe does have some similarities to one of the Explorer's members, Reno, the stark difference between them was that Reno still had his heart in the right place, whereas Rafe is too consumed by jealousy and rage to find any decent cooperation with.
  • Some have rumoured that Rafe's ascension may mean Nate might be getting out of retirement again. Not because he's ready for another adventure (The adventure to find Libertalia was his last and even then, Drake didn't want to go until he was convinced and motivated by Sam), but because Rafe would likely be gunning down on him. On one part, it's true; Rafe is definitely seeking revenge. On the other, Drake is just content with where he is at the moment; starting a family. Luckily enough, this does mean Rafe can go on treasure hunting expeditions uninterrupted by Nate or his friends.
I earned this. All of it.

    Shiena Kenmochi 
Shiena Kenmochi, Goddess of Cute Bookworms
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  • Demigoddess
  • Symbol: A computer and a thistle
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
  • Portfolio: Cute Bookworm, Playful Hacker, Friendless Background, Revenge, Bully Hunter, Bokukko, Brainy Brunette, Smart People Wear Glasses, Being Demoted to Extra In the Anime, Schoolgirl Lesbian
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Any bullies in the Pantheon, the Master Control Program, Clu, the Trunchbull.
  • Used to be the official goddess of Demoted to Extra due of her being practically a non-entity in the anime, not even covering her background as a Bully Hunter with a Friendless Background. However, feeling sorry for Satsuki Yumizuka, she proposed that she would be pulled out of the Fallen and given a spot in the proper Pantheon, with her moving into Cute Bookworm spot.
  • Due of her background as a Bully Hunter, she is allies with deities with similar objectives.
  • Splits most of her time evenly between the House of Knowledge what is her main spot, House of Theater due to her enjoyment of directing and the House of Technology due her enjoyment of hacking. She gets along well with Radical Ed due to that.
    • Shiena once showed off her computer skills to the Hacking Trio by tampering with the data of Clu's Black Guards, causing them to go haywire and attack each other in a Light Cycle match (and allowing Riku to escape undetected). Otacon was said to be impressed, and even considers making Shiena a member of the Hacking Trio.
      • Shiena is now in. Since she and Estonia joined at the same time, the group has decided to change it's name to the Hacking Quintet.
  • Despite trying to kill Haru Ichinose in the past, the two of them are on surprisingly good terms.
  • Was not a huge fan of the Yandere Quartet, due to getting incapacitated by one during the game and ending up in the GUAG Medical Division. Neku Sakuraba took pity on Shiena, having seen Joshua, Beat, and Sora go through the same fate a few weeks prior, and offered friendship with her. Oddly enough, this was identical to the circumstances of her death on the mortal plane. Since Yandere Quartet broke down, she has been at rest.
  • While trying to help her fellow hackers with guarding an old computer, Shiena ended up as part of a group of deities determined to solve the riddle of a suspicious note that The Doctor found

    Suzune Horikita 
Suzune Horikita, Goddess of Academic Alpha Bitches
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  • Demigoddess
  • Theme Song: Caste Room and Beautiful Soldier
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Aloof Dark Haired Girls, Broken Aces, Friendless Background, Ice Queens, It's All About Me, Tsundere
  • Domains: Being Alone, Popular But Mean, School
  • Allies: Shido Itsuka, Origami Tobiichi, Spock, Hayate Immelman, Lux Arcadia, Shadow The Hedgehog, Mirage Farina Jenius, Celestia Ralgris, Princess Zelda, Honoka Mitsui, Hachiman Hikigaya
  • Opposes: Anyone who talks to her or attempts to befriend her, Sonic the Hedgehog, Nico Yazawa, Mordecai and Rigby, Haruhi Suzumiya, Issei Hyodo, Natsu Dragneel, Monkey D. Luffy
  • Herald: Kiyotaka Ayanokouji
  • Pities: Benson
  • Enemies: Megatron, Albert Wesker, Charles zi Britannia, Heinz Windemere, Tsumugi Shirogane
  • A serious intellectual girl, who rarely shows any emotions and seems generally unfazed by most things, this was seen as she was unmoved by a boy from class 1-C threatening her. She comes off as rather cold to her classmates due to her lack of communication with them as well her tendency to distance herself from them. Because of this attitude, she is openly honest about many things, which is shown when she admits to having no friends as she thinks that friends will only serve to drag her down, but this begins to change as the series proceeds.
  • Possesses antisocial outlook that has caused to hardly talk to anyone except Kiyotaka (who she sits next to) and not to trust anyone like those who try to befriend her such as Kikyō Kushida. However, unlike Kiyotaka, who seeked to make friends, she is the opposite of him when it comes to friendship as she disregards it, thinking it as nothing more than a distraction and thinks of only getting promoted to the A-Class. It is highly suggested by Kiyotaka that her attitude was the reason she was placed in the class and her inability to work properly with people or her tendencies on focusing too much on her goal, that alone distracts her.
  • She is not easily convinced, as she refused to accept that she was placed in the class 1-D and strives to ascend to a higher class. This goal, however, was refuted by her brother, who suggested that she has no knowledge of her lack of character which is greatly holding her back. She refuses to believe that she needs friends to help her though she did force Kiyotaka to help her reach her goal. When Kiyotaka pointed out her isolation towards other could of been why she was place in D-Class, she quickly denied this theory but appeared to briefly ponder on it being a possibility as the reason.
  • She is very skilled in her studies as she makes sure to do so all the time while home alone. Suzune's dedication to keeping up her goal of advancing to A-Class, the class she believes she deserved in from the start.
  • Spock is impressed by her intelligence and logical thinking, considering them almost Vulcan qualities in Suzune. He has recommended her for Starfleet Academy, something she is seriously considering.
  • One day, when studying in the House of Knowledge, Suzune came across Shido Itsuka, who had confused her voice with that of his sister, Mana. Despite her reservations, she has accepted Shido's help in some of her schoolwork.
  • Through unknown circumstances, she has become acquainted with Hayate Immelman. Although his exuberance and lackadaisical nature irks her to no end, she admits his piloting skills would be useful against aggressors. For his part, Hayate sees much of his wingmate Mirage Jenius in her and hopes she can open up about her feelings like Mirage did.
  • Surprisingly, she has a soft spot towards Lux Arcadia. Although they both have suffered under the heel of abusive brothers, Manabu was nowhere as evil as Fugil. She is more amazed that Lux never became as jaded as her and struggles to make his world a better place than her own.
  • A random coincidence earned her a meeting with Hachiman Hikigaya, who saw much of his friend Yukino Yukinoshita in Suzune. Ultimately, they earned each other's respect thanks to their intelligence and observation skills. Also, Honoka Mitsui is very fond of Suzune, who at the very least tries to be cordial towards and is quick to compare her to Airi Sakura. She was even surprised to see Airi among Honoka's followers.
  • Not very fond of Tsumugi Shirogane for reminding her of Mio Ibuki. Considering what Tsumugi did, it's fair to say Suzune is right to stay away from her.
  • Thanks to Shido, Hayate and Lux; Suzune has become acquainted with Celestia Ralgris, Origami Tobiichi and Mirage Jenius. Surprised their intellectual similarities, the four girls became friends. Celestia, Origami and Mirage admit they were obsessed with becoming the best in their fields to make up for their inadequacies, but they were able to come to terms with their issues with the help of their male friends and encourage Suzune to be more friendly towards people.
    • Mirage did warn Suzune not to seek out Heinz Windermere, the source of the Var syndrome. Unfortunately, Heinz had already heard of Suzune and had her and Kiyotaka brought to his temple. He attempted to convince them that everything he did was for the good of his people. Suzune, having previously investigated Heinz's actions with information supplied by Mirage, coldly deconstructed Heinz, referring to his inability to actually rule his people and lack of political acumen. She even capped it off saying that perhaps Roid Brehm should be king of Windermere, because at least he would keep things running. Suzune's comments caused Heinz to have a nervous breakdown and his medics rushed to help him while Suzune and Kiyotaka took their life.
    Kiyotaka: "Well, that was harsh even for you, Horikita."
    Suzune: "He is not fit for leadership, Ayanokouji. It was about time somebody opened his eyes."
  • Enemies with Megatron, Albert Wesker and Charles zi Britannia for embodying the ruthless Social Darwinism that has segregated people in her world, albeit in different forms.
    • Suzune actually facepalmed when she heard that Charles didn't believe in social darwinism, he only uses it as a front to create "a world without lies", something to which Suzune understands would lead to social stagnation, because what is the point of truth if there are no lies to contrast it? Such observation earned her Lelouch vi Britannia's respect.
  • Doesn't really like Mordecai and Rigby for their laziness and infantile nature and pities Benson for having to put with them for so long. They do, however, admit they can be useful every once in a while.
  • Due to their cold, grumpy and stoic personalities, she and Shadow the Hedgehog did become friends. Shadow is gracious enough to visit her whenever he feels the need to get away from Sonic and his friends and be with someone of similar nature. Suzune is surprised by how thoughtful and considerate Shadow can be when there are no enemies for him to fight.
  • Dislikes Nico Yazawa in various ways. She's easily annoyed by her "Nico Nii" as well as her stubborness. Unless she can change her attitude, Suzune has banned her from her temple.

    Tucker Foley 
Tucker Foley, God of Extraverted Nerds (Techno-Geek)
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     Wilson (Don't Starve) 
Wilson Percival Higgsbury, God of Gentlmanly Scholars
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  • Demigod, though capable of slaying Lesser Gods with enough prep time
  • Symbol: His rather noticeable hair
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portifolio: Intelligent Gentlemen, Bookworms That Can Kill Monsters, For Science!, Prone To Buffy Speak, Rather Normal Gameplay-Wise, A Genius With Moments Of Stupidity, Cracks Puns Constantly, Anime Hair, Can Grow A Beard
  • Domains: Science, Survival, Manners, Beards
  • Allies: Steve and Alex, Pi and Richard Parker, The Sole Survivor, Josuke Higashikata
  • Enemies: The Beast
  • Pities: Winslow and Wake, Faust, Jeanne
  • Unsure of: The Mann Co. Mercs
  • Opposes: Spiders (Such as Ungoliant and Lolth)
  • Wilson P. Higgsbury was a scientist who was starved of ideas. Anything that he made would just fail and blow up in his face. One day, however, he heard a strange voice coming from his radio, telling him that it could grant him "Ultimate Knowledge", which a desperate Wilson was quick to agree with. The immediate building frenzy that came with the knowledge resulted in a dimensional mirror that promptly sucked Wilson in, transporting him to a Death World where resources were scarce and finite, hostile and strange creatures roamed, and the night itself would kill him if he stayed in it for too long. Against all odds, Wilson manages to survive in these deadly conditions, and even managed to rally up some other survivors to work together (Albeit after an incident involving the dreaded Nightmare Throne) to make survival easier. Wilson and his friends goals were simple: DON'T STARVE.
  • Or, at least, that's what it was. After an incident involving some teleporting guy, he had found himself in the Pantheon, confused but otherwise ecstatic to be out of The Constant. Looking around for some answers, he eventually came across the Court Of The Gods, who he figured looked important, and explained his plight to them. After some quick research on where he came from, they ascended him as a god proper. A few years later, Wilson had come across his profile, and noticed that it was rather lacking in terms of length. As such, he requested that it would be reworked with more info obtained since his ascension, which the gods agreed to.
  • Even out of The Constant, Wilson isn't safe from darkness. Apparently, Wilson has obtained some sort of "Curse", where every location he goes to would emulate the Day/Night cycle of The Constant. To put it simply, during the Day he's free to roam around and gather supplies and make friends, while when it's Night, the darkness suddenly becomes deadly because of the sudden presence of The Night Monster, Charlie, who'll shave off massive bits of Wilson's health if he gets hit by her. Not to mention, enough loss of his sanity and he'll be attacked by numerous shadow creatures. Oh, and he'll randomly get attacked by wolves, because THEY are dicks. For those reasons, Wilson spends most of his day gathering supplies and weapons for the night, getting himself prepared for the deadly darkness. Oh, and this thankfully only affects Wilson and no one else, as they can't even see what Wilson sees thanks to the curse.
  • It wasn't long until he decided to seek out other survivors within the Pantheon, mostly to seek help for his newfound curse. One of the first of these was Steve and Alex, both of whom he found casually punching a tree apart with their fists. Being impressed by this, he quickly started a conversation with the two, and found out that their world, while still far from an ideal vacation spot, was much more preferable to The Constant. Wilson was also jealous of the duo's ability of creating whole houses from simple blocks, while he and the others could only manage a bunch of walls at best. Still didn't prevent them from getting along, however.
    • Wilson also has nothing short of respect for shipwreck survivor Pi, in no small part due to the fact he managed to survive being marooned at sea with basically nothing but some wreckage, a life boat, and a tiger, even admitting that he couldn't see himself surviving with those odds, even if he's had experience with being shipwrecked before. Pi was similarly impressed by Wilson managing to survive a Death World where night literally killed you, something that Pi probably would not've survive due to a lack of light. The two can be seen conversing about their experiences.
    • On the less optimistic side of the spectrum, Wilson can't help but pity Lighthouse watchers Winslow and Wake, both of whom weren't as lucky as Pi was, having succumbed to insanity and had possibly died in the process. As Wilson is regularly fighting to keep himself sane, he admits that he could relate to the two. Sure, they were both terrible people, but there's no harm in feeling bad about them, right? That said, he's also curious about the Lighthouse itself, as he notes that by his experience, the "hallucinations" from said locations were a wee bit specific to be simple mental trauma. Then again, his own shadowy hallucinations also attacked him, so he admits that he's really not one to talk.
  • One of the more important survival tips while in The Constant is to make sure that you have a good base, as it could prepare you for things such as wolf attacks, giant ambushes, and the like, not to mention a nifty place to safely store loot. This is a habit that Wilson has carried over into The Pantheon, where he's often seen collecting materials to expand upon his temple, which is one such base. Someone he found massively helpful in this regard is The Sole Survivor, a fellow survivor that also specializes in building forts and bases, often filling them with more lethal traps. The two can be seen conversing on what would make the best fort in case of a wolf attack.
  • As someone who's dealt with hostile shadowy beings, he figured from the start that The Beast, a being who needs to steal souls in order to survive, was bad news. Hell, he even considers the being to be worse Tham Charlie, as at least she clearly didn't have much choice in the matter of becoming The Night Monster, while The Beast relishes the horrible deeds he needs to do in order to survive. The Beast, figuring that the experienced Wilson would be a threat to his own survival, has started targeting him as of recently, though thankfully Wilson is usually prepared enough to ward off The Beast, at least temporarily.
  • At this point, you've probably noticed Wilson's odd hair. It's shown to be able to withstand such disasters as monster attacks and explosions without taking a scratch, and some gods noticed in X-rays that it actually has bones inside of it. He's also quite sensitive about people messing with his hair, even if nobody could really damage it in the first place. As such, he could relate to the similar problem Josuke Higashikata has, though he does consider him beating the crap outta the perpetrator a bit overreactive. Aside from that, he's able to make friends with Josuke, finding his healing abilities quite handy for recovering from Hound attacks.
    • Speaking of his hair, it seems that Mann Co. had taken interest in his universe, even designing a few of their products to resemble both Wilson's hair (The Wilson Weave) and The Ham Bat (The Ham Shank) and giving them out to their mercenaries to wear and battle with. Wilson's fine with it for the most part, as you can't really claim ownership to hair styles and slabs of ham, but otherwise he's a bit conflicted with the mercs themselves. On the one hand, he's glad that they're not killing innocents and quite a few of them can be pretty affable, but on the other hand, they're still a bunch of psychopaths who kill each other for fun, something that understandably unnerves the scientist. Although he swears that he once saw someone like the Pyro in The Constant once...
  • Absolutely hates spiders with a passion, mostly thanks to being attacked by them back in the Constant on a regular basis. Luckily for him, while the Pantheon has numerous spider deities, a good chunk of them are willing to ignore him as long as he leaves them alone, something that Wilson is happy to oblige to. The same can no be said, however, for Gods like Ungoliant and Lolth, both of whom are not only actively malevolent, but are also much more dangerous than the manageable pests Wilson is used to. He’s been preparing defenses ever since he’s found out about them, Properly Paranoid that they’ll come after him.
  • If one is wondering how Wilson ended up in The Constant, he made a Deal with the Devil in order to obtain “Ultimate scientific knowledge”, something that predictably backfired on him. He’s learned his lesson ever since then, but thanks to the experience, he easily pities those that suffered an unfortunate fate from such a deal. Of note are Faust, who’s whole life was completely ripped apart thank to a deal he made, and Jeanne, who was a witch that ended up burning on a stake for her troubles. As such, it isn’t uncommon to se him warn others about the dangers of such a deal.

Quasideities

    Mary Adler 
Mary Adler, Goddess of Innocent Prodigies
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: A Pi Mathematical Equation
  • Theme Song: The Wind by Cat Stevens, This is How you Walk On, Pretty Bird
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Intellectually Talented but is Still a Child and having Difficulties Associating with other Children her Age, Solving rather Nonsensical Equations, Is Raised by her Uncle, Adorably Precocious Child, Not So Above It All, Looks a lot like her Late Mother, Once Attacked a Bully by Throwing a Book at his Face, Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold
  • Domains: Intelligence, Childhood, Innocence, Family, Adoption
  • Herald: Frank Adler, Roberta Taylor, Bonnie Stevenson, Evelyn Adler
  • Allies: Chiyo Mihama, The Baudelaire Siblings, Yue Ayase, Jimmy Neutron, Matilda Wormwood, Lisa Simpson, Jimmy Hopkins
  • On Good Terms With: Tony Stark/Iron Man
  • Opposes: Stewie Griffin, Biff Tannen, Gary Smith, Agatha Trunchbull, Count Olaf
  • Conflicting Thoughts: Kira Daidouji
  • A mother commits suicide, forcing her brother to take under her daughter and raise her. Enter Mary Adler, who from her toddler days, appears to have inherited her mother Diane's genius intellect, being able to solve complex mathematical equations. While undoubtedly a rare talent, this worried Mary's uncle, Frank, who fears that she may not have a "normal childhood". This causes a clash against Frank and Diane's mother and Mary's grandmother, Evelyn, who believes that Mary is fit for greatness and should prepare for a life devoted to mathematics. This results in a court case where the conclusion was that Mary was to be put into foster care, a decision that she did not like. Eventually, Frank realizes the reason for Diane's suicide; she had solved the Navier–Stokes problem but had no motivation to live on after that, plus Diane wanted to keep it a secret before Evelyn's death. Frank decides to make the equation's solution public to gain back custody of Mary, allowing her to live a good and happy life with her uncle whilst also properly socializing with children her age.
  • She received an invitation to the Pantheon after her experiences regarding the trial and with the aftermath of Frank taking legal custody. Frank was initially hesitant, though decided to take the deal upon learning that the Pantheon was filled with just as many similarly gifted children as much as ordinary ones so that Mary wouldn't have to feel too left out. Even better, Frank got to be her herald, alongside neighbour Roberta, schoolteacher Bonnie and her grandmother Evelyn, so she wouldn't be too lonely when she first steps into the Pantheon.
  • While Mary is exceptionally intelligent and smart, at the end of the day, she's a kid and it clearly shows. She would get emotional over a lot of events that would make any child upset like getting hurt, missing someone or not getting something that they really wanted. As a result, she gets treated like an ordinary child in the House of Family, where she would hang out with anyone, provided they don't treat someone else discriminately.
  • She sometimes attends the House of School, given that she's taking college-level courses. Her skills at maths are above-impressive, with some of the teachers wanting to mentor Mary and make her do more complex equations and topics. This had Frank rather wary as he told the Headmasters that he wants to see Mary live a life that isn't too specialized, which Eikichi Onozuka understood.
    • While Mary is normally seen as a notable student, mainly because of her talents, she personally doesn't like some students herself, chief among them being Biff Tannen and Gary Smith. It's bad enough that Biff is a bully, but what's worse is that he never seems to learn from his mistakes and continues to antagonize other kids for the hell of it. Gary is worse; he instigated a series of events that involved him backstabbing several students and trying to take over his school. Mary's response to Gary trying to talk to her was simple but worthwhile; throwing a dictionary at his nose.
  • She also takes visitations to the Knowledge Sub-House after some deities recommended Frank that Mary would really get along with that place. It worked with Mary looking into many books and the libraries providing more than enough for Mary to read and develop new interests in. There, she quickly became friends with Matilda Wormwood as both of them were highly intelligent for their age, though Matilda seems to act a bit like an adult, which Mary doesn't.
  • As her interactions with Biff and Gary have showcased, she does not like bullies. Jimmy Hopkins found Mary's retaliation on Gary to be pretty funny and asked if Mary could help him out on his work. She accepted and got Gary to complete his school homework. He's been thankful for the kid and even tries for a few meetups if she's available.
  • As a Child Prodigy, Stewie Griffin tried to see if he can strike a partnership with her. Mary promptly rejected and chose to instead mind her own matters, much to Stewie's dismay. It doesn't help that Stewie's attitude came off vindictive and that Mary wasn't all too impressed by his foul behaviour. Neither was Frank, after finding out that Stewie was willing to kill his own mother so that he could live out his own scientific habits without getting interrupted.
  • Despite her usually reserved and often playful nature, Mary is only afraid and unhappy whenever she is under Agatha Trunchbull's presence. Agatha, to her, is everything a student hates about teachers and so much worse. Obviously, Mary laughed with the rest of the kids whenever Matilda would use her psychic powers to knock over or embarrass Agatha. Frank himself wants to make sure that Agatha doesn't harm Mary in any way, a sentiment that carries on to all other good-hearted teachers and parental figures, especially considering the "Chokey".
  • While Frank's desire for wanting Mary to have a normal childhood is a top priority, that doesn't mean Mary shouldn't talk to and befriend other geniuses like her. While she didn't like Stewie, that was more to do with his demeanour. Others like Jimmy Neutron, Yue Ayase and Chiyo Mihama quickly liked her for being sweet girl and Jimmy is eager to take Mary out on some scientific adventures. Yue will often bring in some books for Mary to read and she is willing to entertain her with whatever magical spells she can use. Chiyo, much like Mary, is also a child who is far more intelligent than she appears and normally is the most resourceful of a group of six girls. That said, Chiyo hasn't gone through the trouble of undergoing a custodial battle like Mary did and seemed upset about what she had to go through. Still, the two of them will find time trying to have fun in their own ways.
    • She also gets along with the Baudelaire siblings who also happen to be very resourceful and precocious children in their own right. Frank is willing to allow the siblings to attend their household as much as they can, given that the lack of a true parental figure did put a big emotional strain on them and he feels that Mary can provide some sort of comfort and social interaction with them. Count Olaf, on the other hand, is not welcome, for obvious reasons. Even for a child, Mary can pretty much look through Olaf's cheap attempts of bribery anyway.
  • Her intellect caught the attention of Tony Stark, who was genuinely impressed with Mary's ability to solve complex maths problems. Tony is willing to give her a few trips around Stark Industries and tries to make an effort to not drink alcohol and/or appear drunk in front of her. That and her precociousness reminds Tony of a daughter he had in an alternate timeline, mainly because both of them look to be highly intelligent for their age, yet are still children by their demeanour.
  • Can also be found in Child Archetypes.

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