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The major enemies of the Pantheon. They take residence here so that the Main House can watch over them and not let them have their way of destruction.

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    The Anti-Monitor 
The Anti-Monitor, God of Crossovers Marked By Red Skies and Harbringer of Cosmic Retcons (The Monitor (as he refers to himself), Monty, Marshmallow Man, Guardian of Fear, The Anti-God, The Great Destroyer, Mobius)
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    Barbatos 
Barbatos, God of Dark Matter, (God of the Dark Multiverse, Former Dragon of the World Forge, "The True Father of Batman")
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The Master of Dark Matter
  • Overdeity (The Anthropomorphic Personification of Nightmares and Darkness)
  • Symbol: The Bat Symbol
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: All that isn't real, and all that embodies our fears and nightmare, The Usurper, "The True Father of Batman", Dragon Ascendant, Twisted Universes Not Meant to Be, Nightmares come to life, Dark Mirrors of Heroes, "All Roads Lead Back to Darkness"
  • Domains: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Nightmares, Fear
  • Followers: All those who exist within and feed off the nightmares of others, The Batman Who Laughs
    • Significant Followers: The Dark Knights of the Multiverse, The Court of Owls (posthumously)
  • Allies: Melkor, Freddy Krueger, Pitch Black, Antasma, Atropos the Bane Elemental, Tzeentch, Khorne, Slaanesh, Nurgle
  • Enemies: Dream of the Endless, Batman, Carter Hall, Shiera Hall, Wonder Woman, the rest of the DC Multiverse, Darkrai, Dreamy Luigi, Beerus, Merged Zamasu, The Creation Trio, Funny Valentine, Princess Luna and Princess Celestia, The Monitor
  • Beneath the Multiverse and the Pantheon, there rests an oceanic, subconscious realm comprised of "reactive matter" - a Dark Multiverse. Within this realm, worlds live and worlds die, worlds created from the fears and nightmares of all those who live. One being presided over this nightmarish realm - Barbatos, a dark horned-god whose presence is felt through other evil deities.
  • Barbatos' existence was initially unknown to the Pantheon, but his presence was revealed after he attempted to drag Earth down into the Dark Multiverse.
    • Dream of the Endless revealed Barbatos' true nature: the Dark Multiverse was originally home to the World Forge, the place where The Forger would hammer out worlds from the hopes and fears of living beings, creating new worlds from the "metal of possibility". Those worlds that were stable became part of the Orrery of Worlds; the twisted, unstable worlds were once destroyed by Barbatos to have their energies returned to the Forge, as he was the Forger's Great Dragon. However, he killed the Forger and allowed the Forge to darken.
  • Barbatos was a former Destroyer Deity, but rebelled and chose to be a conqueror instead. Beerus the Destroyer is nothing short of disgusted with the dark god; while he destroys things (and often for poor reasons), he's trying to keep balance. If anything, Barbatos is more like Merged Zamasu, except arguably worse in scope and a destroyer instead of creator. Merged Zamasu hates Barbatos as well, though it's more of a projection of his own wicked nature and hating any comparison. That, and the Dark Multiverse is an eternal reminder of his deranged worldview of the evil of mortals and failure of the gods.
    • When Barbatos himself heard this, he just laughed and pointed out his hypocrisy and flaws, wearing down Zamasu until he reached a breaking point when he said, "Face it, Zamasu, for all your talk of justice and order, you're just as much a sinner as the mortals you hate. In other words, in a metaphorical sense, you are a mortal, too." Driven insane by rage and denial, Zamasu tried to attack the dark god, only to have the time ring snatched off his finger. Without the Time Ring, the Goku Black component keeping the fusion together was erased, leaving only Future Zamasu. However, the already unstable fusion affected his immortality on a cellular level, causing his body to turn back into Fused Zamasu, but as his half corrupted form. His mind completely gone, Zamasu threatened to turn into his infinite form, only to have Barbatos drain him to a withered husk barely clinging to life, stopping him from achieving the transformation. Zamasu's hatred for the Great Dragon grew as he recovered in his temple, but Barbatos didn't care.
  • The Creation Trio harbor a deep loathing towards Barbatos. They are dragon guardians of dimensions, namely time (Dialga), space (Palkia) and antimatter (Giratina). And as Barbatos is a dragon god who once maintained dimensional stability, that later went rogue, he is an abomination that must be vanquished by them. Giratina in particular takes umbrage since while it is a scary looking Dracolich guarding the creepy-looking Distortion World, it would never shirk its duty and fall to the depravity Barbatos has.
  • Although now trapped at the bottom of the Dark Multiverse while the World Forge burns anew again, Barbatos' influence is still felt within the Pantheon, and he schemes to break his chains and enter the Dark Multiverse of the Pantheon to raise the denizens there up against the Pantheon, and to drag the Pantheon itself down into darkness.
  • As a byproduct of the conflict with Barbatos, the World Forge became accessible to the Pantheon, and the Tenth Metal of possibility that resides there is now being considered for use in constructing new structures in the Pantheon. However, the immense power of the Tenth Metal means any materials are kept under Maximum Security, and only allowed for use by a very select few deities after use by the Justice League inadvertently shattered the Source Wall.
  • Due to Barbatos' association with nightmares and fears, especially his use of them in torturing his enemies, he has many allies among nightmare deities, but also a number of new enemies:
    • Freddy Krueger and Pitch Black both sought him out for the purpose of combining forces and spreading fear and terror throughout the Pantheon.
    • Darkrai has no love whatsoever for the bat-god who revels in the nightmares and suffering of others, and is part of the forces that fight against those in the Dark Multiverse who would seek to free their master.
    • Antasma leapt at the chance to join Barbatos' side, perhaps seeing the bat-god as the source of his ascension into what he is now, as it was a nightmare Antasma fed on that turned him from a regular bat into a creature of nightmares. Perhaps, so he believes, he was intended to be Barbatos' avatar in the Mario world.
      • However, when Antasma directed Barbatos to assail the dreams of Luigi, Mario wasted no time jumping into his brother's dreams to team up with Dreamy Luigi and Princess Luna to force Barbatos and Antasma out.
  • A disturbing theory began circulating around the Pantheon that the Dark Multiverse which Barbatos hails from is just one section of a far vaster domain, one which may be directly responsible for the creation of many of the darker entities in the Pantheon. H.P. Lovecraft, James Cameron and H.R. Giger all based their respective creations upon nightmares which they themselves have had, and their nightmares reached out to all those terrified by their works and gave their creations shape, many of which have made their way into the Pantheon proper.
  • Disturbingly enough Melkor gets along swimmingly with Barbatos. Like him, he was once loyal to his creator and a guardian of reality. However Melkor's envy, pride and contempt led him to disrupt and marr creation as the god of the Dark Multiverse did, and they share a goal of despoiling reality into a miserable state of despair and fear. To say their alliance sent a chill down the spine of those in the Grand United Alliance of Good is an understatement.
  • Most of his army, such as the Dark Knights, consists of alternate selves allying together. As such, Funny Valentine is capable of exploiting Never the Selves Shall Meet quite easily. This and his utter disgust to the Dark Multiverse despite his villainy makes him a thorn in Barbatos' side.
  • The Chaos Gods were heard laughing with glee when the Dark Multiverse, a dimension shaped by fears and nightmares much like the ones which feed into the Warp, ascended into the Pantheon, for the two formed a feedback loop - the more fears and nightmares there were, the more Dark Universes are born, and the more negative emotions are fed into the Warp and Chaos Gods to create new terrors and horrors, and the cycle repeats...
  • While it cannot be confirmed, some suspect that Barbatos' Dark Multiverse may, in fact, be the realm where terrible fiction and fan-fiction alike 'exist', the horror of their existence or perversion of real universes causing them to manifest there in a cycle of horrific creation and destruction. As such, he rules over every failed story and every failed character within those stories and all of them desire to usurp the original characters and the true stories.
    • One of the greater dangers of the Dark Multiverse is that it is also a place which villains could have their own desires fulfilled, as many villains sided with Barbatos for the promise of having their own worlds to rule.
  • "All roads lead back to darkness."
Also resides in Other Dimensions (House of Time and Space).

    Chakravartin 
Chakravartin, God of Prime Movers (The Creator, The Ideal Universal Ruler, The Golden Spider)
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Golden Chakravartin
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Click here  for his Golden Spider form
  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: The Wheel of Samsara
  • Theme Songs: Aurora Borealis, One Who Spins Samsara, One Who Spins Ideas (Golden Spider)
  • Alignment: Claims he's Neutral Good; in actuality, Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Walking Spoiler, Maltheism, Gold and White Are Divine, Walking Spoiler, Omniscient Morality License(deconstructed), Reality Warper, Attack of the 50 Megaparsec Cosmic Entity, Lack of Empathy, Multi-Armed and Dangerous, Polite Exterior Hiding A Monstrous Interior, Embodiment of Samsara (in general), Mechanical Creature, Deadpan Snarker, Trickster Mentor(yeah...) (The Golden Spider)
  • Domains: Life, Mantra, Godhood, Creation
  • Followers: The Lifemaker, The Lord Ruler, Jubileus
  • Allies: Fortinbras, Father Balder, Zanza, Dartz, Lysandre, Apocalypse
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: The Entity, The Anti-Spiral
  • Rivals: YHVH, Dio Brando, Virtuous
  • Enemies: Asura, Augus, Mithra, Yasha, Deus, Nekron, Melkor, Yuuki Terumi, Lucifer, Spawn, Ungoliant, every member of Dai-Gurren, Arceus, Gaea, Aleph
  • Chakravartin is the creator and god of the world of Gaea, and the true identity of the Golden Spider. The embodiment of Samsara, he comes off as a distant if loving god, but in truth is a cold-hearted sociopath who masterminds tragedy for his benefit. He would mastermind conflict in Gaea, all for his greater purposes. Learning of the Trope Pantheon, Asura now seeks to play his many, many hands.
    • He has earned Asura's great ire for kidnapping Mithra, but they must settle their score in their own world before settling it in the Pantheon. As far as the outcome, the Pantheon consulted The Fates: the last images seen were the Brahmastra falling to Earth, and Asura and Yasha fighting one another again. "This is going to be fun", was the one comment The Golden Spider made on this subject.
    • After his defeat at the hands of Asura, he has had very little to say due to coming down with a case of acute 'Missing half of your face' syndrome.
  • For a time, Chakravartin would serve as the the Embodiment of the Wheel of Life, going by his Golden Spider form. However it wasn't considered a specific enough trope for him, and enough time had passed that everyone knew the truth about him. Chakravartin has re-instated himself as the God of Prime Movers, likely to keep an eye on others in the House of Faith.
    • Considers YHVH to be his main rival in the god department. In his own house, he sits next to Aleph, the Flying Spaghetti Monster and God. With Aleph, he's concerned he may try to kill him as he did YHVH. With the Flying Spaghetti Monster, he regards him as horribly irresponsible and a mockery to the divine. He hasn't anything to say about God, but God thinks he's undeserving of his Creator status.
  • Chakravartin believes himself to be a wise and beneficent Creator, who only causes suffering to get an heir and be free to other worlds. He's not a good god. He really isn't. He may use an Omniscient Morality License, but Asura rightly told him to shove it up his ass of which everyone agreed. Team Dai-Gurren agrees, seeing him as another selfish, ruthless monster like the Anti-Spiral. For now, Chakravartin has teamed up with the Anti-Spiral in order to counter both Asura and Spiral Power.
    • Has sought to recreate the conflict with other gods. So far, he's gotten Dartz, Lysandre and Apocalypse on his side; Dartz and Lysandre to fulfill their dreams of a better world through destruction, and Apocalypse by fanning the flames of war.
    • Zanza can get behind Chakravartin's views, as they both agree the world exists for them and feel they're better off working together. Fellow creator deity Arceus doesn't get along, as Chakravartin hoped to ensnare the weaker Alpha Pokemon for his own purposes and Arceus thinks he's a terrible god.
  • He is virtually the only known individual in the Pantheon to talk down to Melkor of all people, and does it to his face, citing that as the spinner of life in Asura's universe, and with Melkor having been created by Eru, the "Lord of the Rings" universe's God, he is above him. To quote what he said: "I am the Creator of all life in my world; you are merely a creation of your God". Melkor has apparently vowed to squash him for this "insult".
    • Given his spider form and disdain for Melkor, it would seem that Ungoliant and him would get along. However the Animalistic Abomination could not help but try and feast on the life force he emanated, resulting in Chakravartin swatting her away. He does permit Arachne to visit his webs, possibly as some sort of scheme against the Greek gods of the pantheon.
    • Tends to distance himself from Nekron, and has been seen making a spider's web in a tree near The Entity's residence, claiming that as fellow weavers of life, he's comfortable around the White Light Entity. Nekron and the GUAD seek to despoil the lifestreams they maintain, in hopes making the annihilation of all life an easier feat.
  • Chakravartin is the master of Mantra, cosmic energies produced by the emotions from souls and prayers. Interestingly, the eight forms of Mantra are similar to the Seven Deadly Sins. Some suspect Chakravartin may be a devil, rather than a god. He reacted, dispassionate yet clearly furious; "I am no servant of a higher being, fallen or otherwise. I am a higher being, never claim otherwise."
    • Chakravartin is in control of reincarnation in his world, however cannot reincarnate himself and thanks to Asura killing his "mortal" body cannot survive outside the pantheon. He considers this to be...unfortunate. Currently trying to usurp Virtuous' position as the goddess of reincarnation.
    • In his Golden Spider form, he rules Naraka; an afterlife realm with an endless number of pillars. Often will associate with the house of Life and Death because of this.
  • Like most Creator Deities, The Golden Spider remains silent on the subject of YHVH. While he claims his current form is simply an efficient guise, explanation is at odds with his requiring Mithra's body as a temporary vessel, and the small fact that YHVH's upper-tier Angels have started carrying golden flyswatters.
    • Is amused by "The God of Light" Fortinbras and decided to work alongside this Creator God for the moment as a means to further his own plans.
    • Knows what lurks in Balder and through that connection has gained angels to work alongside The Golden Spider.
  • As one of the most powerful entities in the pantheon, Chakravartin has interest in other Overdeities. Lucifer has nothing but disdain towards him, seeing the Creator as similar to YHVH. Gaea in particular has a personal vendetta towards him for being the mastermind behind Gohma Vlitra, whom she regards as a parasite trying to usurp her being.
    • May have picked his time-freezing powers from Dio Brando. Dio Brando considers him a possible rival in that field and may seek to usurp his power one day.

    Galeem and Dharkon 
Galeem and Dharkon, Dueling Deities of Order vs. Chaos (Galeem: Kiira, The Lord of Light, The Ultimate Enemy | Dharkon: Darz, The Embodiment of Chaos and Darkness)
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Galeem
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Dharkon
  • Overdeities
  • Symbol: Their respective cores: A ball of light (Galeem) and a purple eye (Dharkon)
  • Theme Song: Galeem and Dharkon respectively. Galeem/Dharkon and Lifelight (Both)
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil (Galeem) and Chaotic Evil (Dharkon)
  • Portfolio: Big-Bad Ensemble, Sworn Enemies with each other, Attack Its Weak Point, Eldritch Abomination, Evil vs. Evil, Unable to cooperate in order to take down the Smash Fighters, Satanic Archetype
  • Domains: Order and Chaos, Creation and Destruction, Light and Darkness, Conflict, Crisis, Spirits
  • Underlings:
  • Allies:
  • Rivals: Havik and Hotaru (One sided on their part), The Sleeper
  • Enemies: Cosmos, Melkor, Lucifer, Lord Chaos, Grand United Alliance of Machines, Beerus, The Phantom Thieves of Hearts, Sora, Riku, Lord Fuse, the Demi-Fiend, The Divine Powers, Nanashi and Dagda, Flynn, Howard and Kreese, The EVA Pilots, The Monster Hunters
  • Opposed by: Thanos
  • Order and Chaos have always been two fundamental forces that have been at odds since the dawn of time and it all culminated in the arrival two powerful entities that nearly destroyed the whole pantheon. At first, it was reported that both Master Hand and Crazy Hand were missing, followed by an alarming number of deities, not only most of whom happened to be participants, assists, and/or spectators in the Super Smash Bros. Tournaments, but those even just related to them as well. Thankfully, they all eventually returned, but they had worried looks in their faces. Then, one particular day, a huge army of floating white hands were spotted, revealed to be several Master and Crazy Hand clones led by two unrecognizable creatures. That's when Galeem, the Lord of Light, and Dharkon, the Embodiment of Chaos and Darkness, engaged in a long drawn out war that forced several deities, even the GUAG and GUAE, to step in.
    • Despite having been powerful enough to instantly destroy Greater Gods (as Rosalina, Palutena, and Bayonetta can attest to) and Overdeities (as Mr. Game and Watch and even Tabuu learned as well), there are far more than enough of those in the Pantheon, as well as other Overdeities who can potentially match or even surpass Galeem and Dharkon, the two were eventually defeated and their cores captured in order to prevent them from doing more damage. It was later discovered that entities gained a foothold in the Pantheon and became deities in their own right; the problem was that they shared a temple and that enraged the two since they can hardly stand each other.
  • Galeem made a big impression in the Pantheon after it was revealed that he was the one responsible for imprisoning not all the fighters in the Super Smash Bros. universe, but also every single other denizen in it and turning them all into Spirits that would go to possess copies of the imprisoned fighters that it made and force the spirits to inhabit and fight in them. However, there was one he didn't manage to catch, that fighter being Kirby thanks to his Warp Star. He would later ended up freeing as many fighters and Spirits as he can, and directly taking to the fight to Galeem. That's when Dharkon entered the picture, taking over part of the World of Light and turning it into a World of Darkness, which the fighters forged through and continued freeing more fellows and Spirits. Later, after Dharkon was beaten back, it and Galeem were able to ge their acts together and started fightin each other in earnest in spite of the Smash Fighters also in the mix, which ultimately ended on both entities defeated, and all the Spirits released. Both entities heavily resent Kirby above all other fighters for foiling their plans and they have taken note to target him first in the future.
    • That said, there are a lot more deities in the Pantheon capable of escaping such an all-encompassing attack, so Galeem's taken a note of every single one of them as well.
    • However, Galeem's ultimate beam attack takes a lot of preparation and the sacrifice of his Master Hand army to pull it off. Not to mention that it has to catch every single target at once or else it would leave the light lord vulnerable and the added fact that he cannot risk doing it if an equally powerful entity is around (unless they are severely weakened). Both can however perform their universe-ending attack even without the Hands to absorb as long as they aren’t interrupted, which is why the Court of Gods decided to keep the cores of Galeem and Dharkon in the same temple, recreating the World of Light and the Dark Realm for each entity to reside in. Nevertheless, it's not 100% secure and both tend to get out of their temple but their rampage haven't been as severe as their first appearance.
  • Cosmos and Melkor were very alarmed once Galeem and Dharkon came. Melkor is quite fearful of the two, seeing as they annihilated almost anyone in their way. Cosmos is disturbed to discover how similar their dynamic is with her and Chaos. Both sides had a unanimous agreement to take shifts keeping watch over the two’s temple.
    • Meanwhile, Lucifer loathes the two as their actions go against his ideals and had the GUAC help take measures against them. The entire GUAM had built the security and surveillance systems for the two’s temple out of worry due to R.O.B. being captured as well, showing machines are just as vunerable to everyone else. On the other hand...
    • Instead of treating them with fear and caution like everyone else, YHVH and Nekron outright accepted and appreciated Galeem and Dharkon’s actions. YHVH sees Galeem as a fellow being of order while Nekron and Dharkon’s goals line up with each other. Both managed to get into contact with their intended ally and offered commanding positions for their own alliances. Both accepted much to the horror to those who found out and even though they prefer to stay around their domains and are more likely to take potshots at each other than actually engage in any Grand Alliance matters, Galeem and Dharkon are to know at least powerful allies await for them.
  • On the rare occassion, they can work together against a common foe. The reality is, their teamwork is so bad that they are more likely to kill each other first than actually deal with whoever tries to oppose them. One day while both were seeking to capture more deities and make them spirits, they both stumbled upon one another and decided to focus on the opposition that have come to send them back to their temples. However, while one was knocked down the other proceed to stab them in the back and it escalated into a fight that ultimately ended in both Dharkon and Galeem having a Mutual Kill, which almost made the witnessing deities burst out in laughter.
  • Each one have a series of "lieutenants" that are powerful enough to manifest in their respective realms instead of being relegated to being simple spirits. Galeem commands Master Hand and through him he also has the aid of Galleom (a warmonger stolen from Tabuu's army), Giga Bowser (A more feral and ruthless Bowser) and a Rathalos, the latter's presence immediately alarming the Monster Hunters and made them join the rest of the GUAG in opposing the light being. Dharkon on the hand commands Crazy Hand, has a dedicated realm for Ganon to roam free and has even allowed Dracula to have his castle as his own domain. He also convinced Marx to rejoin him when the latter ascended.
    • That said, both entities are very aware of the betrayal of the hands, being instrumental in allowing the Smash Fighters to reach both of them and defeat them at once. These particular Master and Crazy Hand are much stronger than the hundred of clones Galeem and Dharkon command and so they have been able to fend off the continous onslaught but fear the two alone won't be able to deter Galeem and Dharkon so they have asked the respective alliance they are acquiantanced with for help.
  • Lorien and John Sheridan are used to the Order vs. Chaos conflict, comparing the conflict of these two to the Vorlons and the Shadows. Galeem did try to "indoctrinate" Kosh to his side after finding out of his existance but the Vorlon refused, stating his race had good intentions which angered the Lord of Light. The Ambassador was lucky enough to escape his wrath because Dharkon interfered, otherwise he would have become another of Galeem's countless victims.
  • Galeem’s complete annihilation over the fighters has been compared to Thanos’ wiping of half the universe. Thanos would like to retort that at least kept the other half alive, not kill everyone in general. If it was for Death on the other hand he would have definitely done it but he hardly relates to Lord of Light. Others have compared the attack to Majin Buu's Human Extinction Attack, who also ended up killing the entire population of a planet sans a few survivors, but Galeem refuses to ally with a being of pure chaos like Majin Buu. That said, Dharkon fully welcomes the Majin with open arms as both share the desire to destroy.
  • Beerus is one of the people assigned to stop the two if they ever emerge from their temple. Despite it being easier said and done, it is one of the few times Beerus has to give a good percetage of effort as they are formidable opponents even by his standards. Doesn't help that both have allied with dangerous deities from his own universe like Zamasu or Majin Buu, making it a lot personal for the Destroyer Deity.
  • Fuse is absolutely afraid of them and is another reason why he stays far away from the pantheon at the moment. The Sleeper is a fellow Eldritch Abomination who can create copies of other people but is too aloof to both Galeem and Dharkon to become an ally. Likely its aloofness is because it has its own goals for the world, though adding on to that is the Sleeper is currently an infant and it's already busy with its own conflicts with the Heart of Darkness. Though it does not care for them at the moment, it does recognize the similarities and after maturing and breaking containment it will meet them as rivals one day.
  • Zamasu loves Galeem. According to the Kai, Galeem’s universe is a paradise, controlling those who dare defy the will of the gods and is the one of the few acceptable ways he would tolerate mortals. Never mind Galeem captured actual divine beings as well, Zamasu likes to say they all deserved it.
  • Xehanort and his Heartless incarnation are one of the few people Dharkon does not wish to destroy due to their association with darkness. Xehanort sees Galeem as a prime example of the quote-on-quote “Tyranny of Light” and is rooting for Dharkon to be the victor.
  • Kreese originally didn't care for Galeem and Dharkon, brushing them off as more Overdeities that the Pantheon make up mountains over molehills over... until he heard that one of the beings that turned into spirits are a Labrador Retriver and a Poodle (albeit a toy one). After that, he started avocating for their destruction, though is only able to talk smack about them as people fight the two. Howard joins him, but for a different reason. He thinks that Galeem, given his angelic appearance, is possibly out to judge him for... everything.
  • Many have compared Galeem to the angels for being a monstrous angelic entity. It was no surprise when it found common ground with Arael, which quickly put him in the EVA pilots' shitlist. Although unlike the angels they have faced before, they don't think they can take down Galeem unless they get help from GUAG.
  • On the other side, the wide array of Eldritch Abominations welcomed Dharkon to their ranks. The Lovecraftian beings consider him one of their own with only Azatoth being arguably stronger than him, the Old Gods and Shadow Monster are ecstatic that another powerful agent of darkness has arrived and the most welcoming of all the Eldritch Horrors was Shuma-Gorath. Apparently, besides the fight that they are both giant eyeball monsters (Size may vary for the latter), Shuma-Gorath believes that maybe Dharkon is an extension of him in a different universe.
  • While aware of the previous existance of Havik and Hotaru for a similarly named title, both care little for their debacle. Each are welcome to join their ranks if they want to.
  • Tabuu has very heavy resentment towards Galeem, not only because he was turned into a spirit by him, but also that he stole one of the more powerful assets of his army, that being Galleom, to serve as one of its liutenants. While not as bad as with Galeem, he doesn't thinks high of Dharkon either, since he was one of the many spirits that fell to the dark god's control after Galeem was forced to do his first retreat.
  • Can also be found at the House of Philosophy.

    Giygas 
Giygas, God of Power Without Consciousness and Incomprehensibility (Giegue, Gyiyg, Geeg, The Almighty Idiot, The Universal Cosmic Destroyer)
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    Nyarlathotep 
Nyarlathotep, Living Embodiment of All Evil in Humanity's Heart (The Crawling Chaos, Nyarly)
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  • Overdeity of Human Evil
  • Symbol: A golden crown wrapped in a black tentacle
  • Theme Music: Eternal Punishment Final Boss Theme
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil (He's the Crawling Chaos, but the Demonic Compendium identifies him as a Jashin/Vile, which are Lawful. The inconsistency gives Nyarlathotep the giggles.)
  • Portfolio: The Negativity of Humanity, Doing Evil For Shits And Giggles, Shapeshifter, Destroying Worlds, Existence So Long As Humanity Exists, Manipulative Bastard, Scoring Victory For Evil, Eldritch Abomination, Malevolent Dickery.
  • Domains: Absolute Evil, Humanity, The Dark Side
  • Allies: Melkor, The Witches, every single human who had even once committed a single evil act.
  • Enemies: Every human who has ever transcended his or her destructive impulses, Philemon, Yuuki Terumi surprisingly, almost every Persona user, Shu Shirakawa, The Gravemind of the Flood. Maybe an even greater enemy to him than Philemon is Old Man Henderson, who is not only the one person to make a deal with Nyarlathotep and come out on top, but Henderson takes a particular pleasure in foiling Nyarlathotep's plans whenever he finds them, which is often. When asked, Henderson shrugs and says: "It's personal."
    • Nyarlathotep takes no steps to remedy this because it encourages lesser morons to take silly risks, and Henderson, as destructive, disruptive and intelligent as he is, ain't enough to stop all his plans.
  • The embodiment of humanity's destructive impulses in the collective unconscious, Nyarlathotep gains power from every thought, action or feeling that derives in experiencing the desire to bring harm to others or oneself in any form. To fully appreciate the scope of that sentiment, consider some of the more notorious human members of the pantheon alone—The Joker, Kane, Light Yagami, and Darth Vader for instance. Consider how every single notorious act that they have committed, the thoughts and feelings that led them to committing those acts, and even the possible evil acts that they merely consider; all of these become power for Nyarlathotep. Factor in the less notorious, but still villainous humans in the pantheon, such as Dr. Doom, Black Mage, and Matt Engarde, or villains that used to be human, including Griffith, Lord Chaos, and Xykon; recall the other humans in the Pantheon, that not all of them are exactly paragons of virtue. Even the ones that are have at least had thoughts of doing harm. Consider the followers and worshippers of the gods and the people that wrote their stories, both fictional and real—yes, even you. All of these thoughts and actions perpetuate and strengthen Nyarlathotep, the undying Shadow Archetype of humanity.
  • Consequently, he is one of the most powerful entities in the Pantheon, able to make spoken word reality as well as annihilate an entire universe for kicks. He can assume any form he desires, can see into the hearts and minds of every soul in his realm, and drags the weak into Hell. Nyarlathotep may very well be a closer equivalent to Satan than the Anti-Monitor, and may be even more powerful than Melkor. Perhaps the only thing keeping him from overthrowing either is that he finds the status quo highly amusing.
  • At the core of this embodiment of humanity's worst traits, Nyarlathotep is, above all else, a dick, delighting in the pain and misery humans inflict upon themselves and others from their own shortcomings and contradictions. It's gotten to the point that many suspect a connection between him and Terumi. However, it is uncertain whether the God of Trolling is an avatar, a disguise, a pawn, or a vessel, if anything at all. All that's certain is that Nyarlathotep finds Terumi amusing and effective. The fact that Terumi wasn't even aware of Nyarlathotep's presence and considered himself superior above everything else just gives Nyarlathotep further giggles, for it means if one day Terumi were to fall, he's going to enjoy taunting him for his failures, just as he taunts those verminous guinea pigs called 'humans'.
    • Oh and that 'Trollkaiger' Terumi formed? That was subconsciously manipulated by Nyarlathotep, making him the Man Behind the Man for them.
      • Eventually, Terumi, for all his bravado, was killed by Hakumen. Little did Hakumen know that Nyarlathotep salvaged Terumi in the last moments, but only to fulfill his promise: he proceeds to taunt all his failures and his inability to live up to his smug boasting, and promises that he will spread that 'rumor' (now when he said that, you know it means real shit) and everyone will treat Terumi as a laughingstock.
    • Many in the pantheon fear that he and the messenger and soul of the Elder gods who shares his name are the same being, and shudder at the possible implications.
  • There was another aspect of him that took the form of a little hyperactive girl who calls herself Nyarko. Nyarlathotep, for the most part, prefers not to interact with this incarnation at all, claiming that out of his Thousand Masks of Evil, she's the one that represents ''Harmless'' Villainy, consuming lots of energy and producing almost nothing in exchange (although she has/had her own following).
    • When Nyarko herself ascended, she tried to explain that she and Nyarly are not one and the same, to the point that she refuses to accept Nyarly as another Nyarlathotepian and absolutely refuses to have anything to do with him. This carries to Mahiro, Cuuko and Hasta, naturally.
  • Philemon is nominally his great enemy. Nyarlathotep couldn't care less, given the idiot has gotten lost in his own magnificence, with his God's Hands Are Tied policy and his general disaffection with his champions. On the other hand, he does take a significant pleasure in breaking Humanity's heroes, just to prove his point.
  • The Gods of Chaos have started to take an interest in the Crawling Chaos. Nyarlathotep, for his part, doesn't really care, given his sole interest is trolling Philemon. Much like Lucifer, Nyarlathotep tends to deride the Chaos Gods for not really understanding the point of the more positive emotions that form them (though, of course, for different reasons).
  • Some have claimed that he's the exact reason why YHVH was warped to his current state.
  • In this Pantheon, however, there are also rumors that Nyarlathotep is Not So Invincible After All. The reason being that there are just as many non-human Gods in the Pantheon that he couldn't take advantage of. Nyarlathotep's response to these is, "Who do you think made them?"
  • May have recently had a run-in with Yu Narukami, calling himself the "Malevolent Entity". When asked, Nyarlathotep neither confirmed nor denied it, simply laughing menacingly.
    • Ultimately, Nyarlathotep's behavior was all just a Red Herring: The Malevolent Entity had nothing to do with Nyarlathotep and served his own purpose. He simply played along on what people believed to brew up paranoia of his potential return.
  • Got a real big smile when he saw just how well received he was in the Pantheon… just how needed… just how beloved… After all, humans do love their scapegoats, don't they?
  • Nyarlathotep was stunned into silence upon learning that Witches, who he considered to be "the perfect Shadows" can be turned into Personas, as Sayaka Miki succeeded in doing. He is hoping to salvage the situation at least to some degree by working off of Lucifer's recent activities.
    • That being said, he didn't take Teddie's ascension very well either.
  • Has finally met one he would call 'ally', being Diablo. Nyarlathotep just can't conquer him at all because Diablo wasn't even 'humanoid' and he was also known to have similar knacks of manipulation that transcends even death. For once, Nyarlathotep would give a respect to this demon and rumors has it that they are forming an Evil Duo (with Nyarlathotep going with dickish evil, Diablo going with straightforward evil). BE VERY AFRAID.
    • With the ascension of The Bittercold, it might become a Evil Trio. Nyarlathotep has no effect on Bittercold as it isn't an organic being. At the same time, the fact that it can affect non-human deities pleases him as that is one of few weak point he has.
    • Eventually, Nyarlathotep decided to make a team with the remaining members being Griffith and Chernabog and called it "The Satanic Spirits of Pure Evil". Him being the Big Bad, of course. So? BE VERY VERY AFRAID.
  • One of the few times that he has ever truly and utterly blown his top was when the Gravemind openly mocked and laughed at him, saying that, for all his supposed power and ability, he is still nothing more than a pathetic fragment of humanity and incapable of understanding true evil and terror. For as the Gravemind and the Flood are the will of The Precursors, humanity's creators, it knows that it is mightier than Nyarly could ever hope to be. Nyarlathotep has sworn to crush The Flood for this insult.
  • Understand, that there is no point in living! Cry, that there is no answer! Where there is darkness there are shadows! I, myself, am all of you humans!!
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    Zamasu (Merged Form) 
Merged Zamasu, God of "Salvation" Through Genocide (Fusion Zamasu, Combined Zamasu, Union Zamasu, Supreme God, Justice, The World, (Merged Zamasu), Zamasu's Will, The Universe (Infinite Zamasu), Goku Black, Black, formerly Present Zamasu (mortal component), Future Zamasu (immortal component), Zamas, former North Kai Of Universe 10 (in general))
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  • Overdeity (fused form or Goku Black's Super Saiyan Rose Form), Greater Gods (Future Zamasu and Goku Black components)
  • Symbol: A black rose and golden fruit with "10" on it
  • Theme: Light of Justice, The Birth of Merged Zamasu, Fistfight Battle, Zero Mortal Plan during battle, Pain Makes Me Stronger as split components
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil (believes self to be Lawful Good)
  • Portfolio (Zamasu in general): Walking Spoiler, Former Apprentice Kai, Tautological Templar, Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist, Cold-Blooded With Twisted Morality, Hypocrite Who's Not Entirely Wrong, Satanic Archetype, Villain Has a Point, Utterly Hated And A Great Villain For That, A God Am I, Final Solution, Hates Mortals Because Of Their Immorality, Yet Becomes Worse Than Any Of Them, Sanity Slippage, Smug Super, Condemning His Fellow Gods Over Their Inaction, Black and White Insanity, Visionary Villain, Absolute Immorality
  • Domains: Genocide, The Gods, Self-Righteousness, Arrogance, Timelines, Mystery, Hypocrisy
  • Allies: Baby, Robot Santa Claus, Sargeras, SCP-682, and, surprisingly enough, Yuuki Terumi. Other than that, he sees any god as too much of a rival or threat to himself to be a true ally.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: The Anti-Spiral, Malthael, Shinobu Sensui, The Dark Judges, Broly, Seryu Ubiquitous, The White
  • Enemy Mine with: Nekron and the Grand United Alliance of Destruction
  • Enemies: Gowasu (former mentor), Son Goku, Vegeta, Beerus, The Pantheonic Time Police (especially Future Trunks and Chronoa), Present and Future Zen'o, Cell, Dr. Gero/Android 20, Android 21, EVERY other Dragon Ball god, YHVH, Lord English, Darkseid, The Divine Powers, Luka, Alice, Madoka Kaname, Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon, Barry Allen/The Flash, Simon the Digger, Nia Teppelin, Kamina, Yoko Littner, Clark Kent/Superman, Raleigh Becket and Mako Mori, Aleph, Asura, Thanos, Victor Von Doom, Yuji Sakai, The Immortal God-Emperor of Mankind, Naoki Kashima, Flynn, Ganesha, Prometheus, EMIYA/Archer, Omnimon, Barbatos, any god in the Pantheon who was/is mortal in their home universe
  • Opposes: Every time traveler, The Living Tribunal, Lucifer, Nyarlathotep and Philemon
  • Opposed by: Aside from any mortal or rival god (in other words, everyone and everything not mentioned), anyone who believes Rousseau Was Right is contemptuous towards them
  • Fears: Zen'o, Funny Valentine, Enrico Pucci
  • Zamasu was the former North Kai of Universe 10, and the apprentice Supreme Kai of that universe. Though a prodigy, he distrusted mortals because of their propensity for evil. An encounter with Goku, who proved stronger than him, exacerbated the issue and began his turn to evil. Out of his inability to discern moral gray areas and belief that the gods are perfect, he plans to slaughter all mortals to create a better world for the gods. Even if he has to kill the other gods to do it.
  • The current Zamasu is a fusion of two versions of himself, equal partners in crime. One half of him is Goku Black, the main timeline Zamasu before Beerus killed him possessing Goku's body. The other is the Zamasu of Trunks' timeline, who was partnered with his counterpart after the former had put his plans into motion. He's gone on saying this is proof of the sin of time travel, as if Trunks never traveled back in time his Start of Darkness would never happen…ignoring that the Future Zamasu was planning on killing Gowasu anyway and Trunks only went back in time to save his world (not to mention that Cell would've probably screwed Universe 7 over if he never went back in time so the Androids would be killed). He possesses a lot of contempt for Cell due to abusing time travel, and Dr. Gero for being the impetus for it. As such, when Dr. Gero approached him to help him kill the humans, Zamasu immediately dismissed the Doctor as being just another lowly destructive mortal, not even making any pretense to want Gero's support.
    • It has been revealed that Potara Earrings are only permanent for Supreme Kais, though other methods like wishing for a split are possible. It is advised not to wish Merged Zamasu to split back into Goku Black and Future Zamasu. While a lot less powerful, Goku Black is far less likely to screw around. Merged Zamasu acts much more like Future Zamasu, since his fusees were the same person and Black was so different because he inhabited Goku's body.
      • In another timeline, Fusion Zamasu do split up once their time is up since they are not official Supreme Kais due to not being properly appointed as one. Unfortunately, whether it is due to their immortality or the fact that they are the same person, they instead split into two halves of Future Zamasu and Goku Black and they actually mutate even further so they split into thousands of immortal Zamasu clones, each being as strong as the original, making them even more dangerous than before.
    • As for his contempt for Dr. Gero, this only grew with the revelations surrounding both the link system and the creation of Android 21. Once again, the Red Ribbon scientist has provided yet another shining example of humanity's inherent predilection to destructive folly, all out of paranoid love and twisted grief. As a result, 21's ascension disgusted Zamasu to the point he had to let her know exactly what she represented in his eyes. The psychological torment that his explanation put her through resulted in her heart giving way to her hunger, thus proving Zamasu's point; the monster then tried to overpower him in order to consume him, but managed to destroy the grounds of the Mentalism and Hatred houses FAR more than actually damage Zamasu.
      • Eventually she fell suddenly unconscious, which Zamasu later learned was due to Android 16 activating the Red Ribbon Army's power-sealing waves on her, and then was suddenly rescued by The Flash before he could finish her off. The houses were repaired by Sailor Moon, and when 21 came to, her heart was in control again. All the aforementioned hate his guts and contend that he is at fault for the entire incident. Not that he cares for the disgusting opinions of ningen.
  • Finds the very concept of the Pantheon to be repulsive. Of its members, the majority were not gods in their home universe, and he considers the very idea of a mortal reaching the position of god to be the height of blasphemy. He particularly incensed by mortals who deified themselves in their own series or achieved god-like levels of power, like Madoka Kaname for becoming hope or Team Dai-Gurren for their god-like antics. Thanos and Victor Von Doom are also near the top of his hit list for successfully usurping godly power on a number of occasions. On the flip side, just about everyone who was a god pre-ascension to the pantheon hates him because he committed genocide on the other gods due to his delusions. This attitude makes him one, if not THE most hated and antagonistic gods in the pantheon, even more than Melkor and arguably more than the Anti-Monitor since the latter's at least impersonal about it.
  • Despite being a villain, Zamasu doesn't feel like he has anything in common with the other Dragonball villains. Unlike them, who either don't care about their evil or take pride in it, he believes he's doing the multiverse a service. Most would argue he's just as, if not worse than the likes of Freeza or Majin Buu, which he refuses to believe. However if need be, he will work with Broly due to sharing hatred towards Goku and one of his bases fusing with him into Karoly Black. The GUAG is in fear of if the Fusion Zamasu ever seeks to combine with him. He claims that he is the true form of justice, and should be made the leader of the House of Justice. Said house laughed at his proposal, which Zamasu responded by claiming they are "ignorant of what justice really is". A chance encounter with Barbatos finally made him admit he doesn't care about justice and order, but about creating a Multiverse where only he exists...because he will be the Multiverse.
  • Vehemently denies that, at the end of the day, he's more interested in being THE Top God of creation than bettering the multiverse. No matter how much of a Satanic Archetype he is, do not claim that he is one. He goes into bouts of Unstoppable Rage if compared to Melkor. The Dark Lord finds his self-denial of just how utterly irredeemable he is hilarious. As for Zamasu's view on the Dark Lord, he views him as an abomination. Given that he is the living embodiment of evil, he abhors him for influencing mortal evil rather than trying to abolish it. As such one of his top goals is to permanently kill Melkor believing that it will purge the multiverse of all evil. But of course, his very actions propagate evil itself and therefore help Melkor's cause.
  • Words cannot begin to describe how much Goku, Vegeta and especially Future Trunks hate him. As Goku Black, he stole Goku's body and murdered both him and his family in cold blood, killed Future Bulma and laid waste to Future Trunks' world. There's also the fact that, when he lost his physical body, he rendered his entire timeline lifeless. They were horrified to learn that Zamasu had returned, considering he not only died, but was completely erased by Future Zen'o. It was eventually revealed that the Grand United Alliance of Destruction was behind his return, seeing as how his hypocritical ambitions would help lay waste to everything. At first he considered them to be disgusting for trying to kill everything, despite his own plans not being much different. However he has begrudgingly accepted they are the best hope to successfully pull off his Project Zero Mortals and has an ally of convenience with them.
  • For a god to not interfere or get involved is a sin to him, and as such he looks down upon any All-Powerful Bystander. He considers the Living Tribunal to be corrupt for only getting involved in the direst of situations rather than regularly judging mortals, while the Tribunal himself simply considers Zamasu out of his mind. Absolutely despises the Supreme Kai of Time for using mortals, especially a certain Trunks, as her proxies in correcting the timeline, not to mention still allowing Trunks' changes to stand. Philemon's tendency for this in spite of supposedly being the embodiment of all that is good about humanity re-affirmed his belief on the evils of mortals, as did learning of Nyarlathotep.
  • Hates Darkseid with every fiber of his being; dumbfounded that an inherently evil god can even exist. Zamasu flat out refuses to call the Lord of Apokolips a god due to him indulging and even boasting about committing the same kind of evil deeds as mortals. Darkseid couldn't care less about what he has to say about him, even pointing out that he's Not So Different.
  • Were they not human, he'd consider Shinobu Sensui and Seryu Ubiquitous near-perfect allies as he shares absolute hatred of humanity with Shinobu and absolute merciless justice with Seryu. He also applauds the Dark Judges for realizing how criminal the lives of mortals are, but would prefer them to exterminate sentient life specifically instead of life itself. He considers Light Yagami "an honorable member of a despicable species" as they are very similar, wanting to kill all those they see as evil to purify the world so a beautiful new one can emerge and have a god complex. That being said, Kira thinks of him as too extreme even for his tastes.
    • He's trying to work with Maltheal to make mortals behave, Zamasu however thinks The Evils of Free Will isn't enough to deal with mortals as he considers them that corrupt. He does consider it a good stepping stone however.
  • When his physical form was destroyed by Trunks, his spirit tried to become justice itself by assimilating the timeline he was in. The downside was losing what little sanity he had left, similar to Giygas-a comparison Zamasu isn't comfortable. The House of Justice considers him an abomination, and Madoka Kaname is quick to point out his One-Winged Angel form is a complete failure at Abstract Apotheosis.
  • Usually keeps his cool, however when it comes to Funny Valentine he is absolutely terrified of him. As a composite of two alternate versions of the same being, Valentine's Stand is his major weakness. That being said, there's some ambiguity as to how it might affect him considering he's physically half-Goku and possesses corrupted Complete Immortality. Considering what he became after he lost his physical body, Valentine is afraid of what might happen and only plans on using Dirty Deeds Done Cheap on Zamasu if absolutely necessary. He's afraid of what Enrico Pucci might do to him as well. Mainly Made in Heaven, as the Time Acceleration could screw with the fusion and possibly even erase him from the new reality . However, Pucci is not entirely sure if Made in Heaven would actually work, considering the Time Ring prevented Goku Black from being erased in a similar manner.
  • He has under his possession a time ring, stolen from his former master Gowasu, who he personally killed. If this isn't enough, he also stole a Time Machine from the Future Supreme Kai of Universe 12, all with the intention to erradicate humankind in every possible timeline. As such, he is an enemy of every time god, who find him detestable. And as powerful as he is, he is aware he is no match for Zen'o. As such, he wanted to obtain the Infinity Gauntlet to gain absolute omnipotence in order to eliminate them and take his place as the absolute lord of creation, in a universe where his justice couldn't ever be sullied. Thanos didn't allowed any of that.
  • Asura despises Zamasu, as he sees him as what would have happened if Deus had gotten his way. Likewise, Zamasu despises Asura as a mortal who would dare reach the gods, even killing the Top God of his realm.
  • Despite all he's done his misanthropy is not without reason. The inaction of Universe 7's gods allowed the likes of Babidi and especially Frieza to lead to countless suffering. By contrast Universe 11's gods have shown to be quite active in enforcing justice with the Pride Troopers, and that universe is 5th in rank. Beerus was quick to remind him that he shouldn't get cocky, as one of the things Zen'o values is average mortal level. Zamasu is quite pleased to know that in a timeline, the Supreme Kais from Universe 7 weren't lazy and destroyed any mortal that was considered a menace to the universe, including an infant Frieza and Cooler, Majin Buu and Broly when he was a baby. He, however, was disgusted that they later went to a Tournament between alternate timelines to participate instead of finishing the job.
  • Is revealed that his complete immortality allows him to survive the "Destruction" technique from Beerus and other Gods of Destruction, meaning his boasts about being a flawless god do have some merit. However, he is still no match for Zen'o, running away from him in a timeline. He was utterly horrified to learn that two Zen'o have become part of the Trope Pantheon, completely losing his composure and refuses to ever visit his house. Which is pretty justified, as he's personally experienced Future Zeno's full wrath.
  • With the ascensions of Baby and SCP-682, Zamasu seems to have finally found some genuine allies. Baby is a creation of vengeance, like Goku Black was thought to be, whose parasitic methods had the potential to unite mortals under a divine rule that could've brought them to heel and order if it wasn't for Son Goku ruining things again, and while his interests lie purely in the eradication of mortals, complete subjugation could be either an interesting test or a step in his ultimate direction…which he shares completely with the reptilian SCP creature.
    • The most unlikely alliance Zamasu actually managed to make was with Sargeras. While their appearances and methods might differ a lot, it is in their backstories where they are truly Not So Different. Sargeras was formerly a Champion of the Titans, similar to Zamasu's status as his Universe's North Kai, and after fighting the demons for so long and seeing how corrupted creation has become Sargeras decided that complete annihilation of all creation was the best solution. Both believe that all corruption must end, even though Zamasu doesn't quite think that corrupting worlds with Fel and later destroying them is a better alternative but he agrees with the Titans ideas.
  • The alliance with Baby started once a version of Goku Black decided to do something his counterpart never did: kill Trunks. He travelled to a timeline and kiled a version of Trunks. This was part of his plan, as in that timeline, Future Gohan managed to survive the attack of the Androids, and even reach a form his main counterpart never did: Super Saiyan 3. When the time was right, Black fought with Gohan to unlock his Super Saiyan Rosé form, and killed the Saiyan. After that, Black went to another timeline and convinced Baby to kill Goku before it was too late. After that, however, both Baby and Black had to fight Broly, who due to the high zenkai boost during his fight against Gohan and Goten, managed to achieve a Super Saiyan 4 transformation. Baby and Black decided to fuse into a distorted version of Vegito, and killed Broly once and for all. This also awakened the Beerus from that timeline, but time will tell what happened after that day...
  • He is utterly despised by the extremes of all alignments, and even The Divine Powers have a lot of issues with him. And it's pretty obvious to see why. Cosmos despises how he can be so completely evil yet still believe he's the hero, and Melkor can't possibly work with someone who wants to destroy all evil in his eyes despite being irredeemably evil themselves. YHVH needs human followers and Lucifer can't stand his utter contempt towards mortals considering how he thinks Humans Are Special. And he's done too much damage for the Grand United Alliance of Machines to consider accepting him. Hell, even his own team, the Grand United Alliance of Destruction, can barely stand him because of his oxymoronic desire to destroy all sentient life besides the gods (or more accurately himself) for the sake of a vibrant multiverse.
  • If his own ego wasn't big enough, Zamasu felt further validated upon learning about the various universes where As Long as There is Evil, Gods Need Prayer Badly and Clap Your Hands If You Believe. The fact that Warhammer 40,000 has Chaos shaped by the thoughts and feelings of sentient beings, and is one of the biggest Crapsack World galaxies because of it, was absolute proof in his demented worldview that mortal beings are as evil in his eyes as Zamasu himself is in reality — the latter of which the Emperor of Mankind wants to remind him of violently. The Idea of Evil was further "proof" for him that people are beyond salvation.
  • He feels the same about the Shin Megami Tensei Multiverse and the Forever War with Law and Chaos, given how sentient beings' belief shapes it. It was pointed out to him that the various divine or demonic beings can also shape things with belief such as the Fake YHVH, but he brushes this off since they're no gods in his eyes. He also remains blind to the underlying message that Humans Are Special, and has decided the SMT Multiverse itself is beyond saving. Frighteningly he sided with the White as he promises to help them eradicate their own multiverse once and for all, and all the realities where human belief is a real power that affects reality…though only then because he'd rather the other realities "merely" have humanity exterminated. And as is typical of Zamasu, he made a long-winded speech about it most either ignored or tried to refute:
    "When worlds are shaped by the belief of mortals, by their emotions and thoughts, and they turn out twisted, it is absolute proof of how truly rotten and irredeemable mortals truly are! The likes of YHVH and the Holy Grail call themselves gods, but gods are meant to be above mortals! I only made a mortal into my flesh because that very mortal perfectly represents the failure of the gods, and shall serve an eternal reminder so it never happens again! To claim that these creatures born from mortals' collective sin are gods is among the worst sort of blasphemy, and for anything beyond mortals to think Humans Are Special is among the worst kind of ignorance. Only the gods have the right to shape existence. The Chaos Gods, the Idea of Evil, are symptomatic of a reality so poisoned and cancerous they must be utterly destroyed so as to salvage the rest of existence! And I shall be the one to do so, for the sake of justice!"
  • Has recently found a kindred spirit in fellow Trio of Endless Hatred member, Yuuki Terumi. Though the Kai originally despised Terumi and his obnoxious attitude, seeing him as the embodiment of mortal arrogance, that all changed once Terumi sought him out to help retrieve a certain original body of his and explained his true nature and plans. Finding out that Terumi was a legitimate god like himself, who yearned only to destroy and enslave mortals in terror all to spite their foolish creator, intrigued Zamasu to worrying levels. He himself had taken a mortal's body as a vessel, rebelled against superior deities, and enjoyed eradicating mortals, after all… Now, Zamasu can almost applaud his fellow god's attitude, since he is right to be smug and cruel to ugly mortals. One shudders to think about what the two's alliance bodes for the Pantheon.
  • He was both horrified and jubilant at learning about the Dark Multiverse. A realm created by the living fears and failures of people, it's the perfect reflection of all he sees wrong with mortals and gods. It is horrifying for embodying that, and the best proof he has for his view that Humans Are Bastards and his cause is validated. It is also proof of what the inattentiveness of the gods will get you, since the Dragon Barbatos abandoned his job of disposing of these inherently broken realms, which tainted the main multiverse. While his argument has legs to stand on, Zamasu's inherent hypocrisy prevents him from realizing he's Not So Different: when reduced to Infinite Zamasu, Zamasu utterly corrupted the Future Trunks timeline into something so malignant it threatened the other timelines, and had to be completely erased. In other words, he became a Dark Multiverse in his own rights, one even worse than the actual Dark Multiverse.
    • When Barbatos himself heard this, he just laughed and pointed out his hypocrisy and flaws, wearing down Zamasu until he reached a breaking point when he said, "Face it, Zamasu, for all your talk of justice and order, you're just as much a sinner as the mortals you hate. In other words, in a metaphorical sense, you are a mortal, too." Driven insane by rage and denial, Zamasu tried to attack the dark god, only to have the Time Ring snatched off his finger. Without the Time Ring, the Goku Black component keeping the fusion together was erased, leaving only Future Zamasu. However, the already unstable fusion affected his immortality on a cellular level, causing his body to turn back into Fused Zamasu, but as his half corrupted form. His mind completely gone, Zamasu threatened to turn into his infinite form, only to have Barbatos drain him to a withered husk barely clinging to life, stopping him from achieving the transformation. While he recovered in his temple, Zamasu's sanity partially returned as well, and his hate for the gods and mortals grew as he shouted,
    "The Creation Trio, the Main House, the Overdeities, and this so-called Pantheon, they are all unnecessary! Every single intelligent life that isn't myself shall be terminated!"
  • Absolutely loathes Luka and Alice with a passion due to the two of them being responsible for the death of their universe's top goddess, Ilias. To him, Ilias was in the right, all mortals and monsters should have been exterminated by her and her angels, and the world should have been replaced with something better… or in Ilias' case, better for her. Luka and Alice hate Zamasu, seeing him as an even more insane version of Ilias. A chance encounter with the duo led to him being attacked by Alice's Monster Lord Cruelty and then sealed into a weaker form by Luka's Angel Halo, much to his anger and humiliation.
    "A righteous god defeated by a half-blood mortal and a devil spawn? It's sacrilege! It cannot be!"
  • Future Trunks once summed up Zamasu perfectly:
    "I don't give a damn about you, or your so-called justice!"
  • Also holds a position in the House of Hatred.

    Zanza 
Zanza, God of Destruction and Recreation (Bionis, Arglas, Klaus)
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As Arglas
First form 
Second form 
Final form 
  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: The Bionis
  • Theme Song: Memory's End; Zanza the Divine
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Extremely Spoileriffic Characters, Caring Only For His Own Existence, Dismissive of All Other Life, Dangerously Immature, Creating Life, Malevolent Creation Deities, Soul of the Bionis, Absorbing Energy from Life Forms to Survive, Thanatophobic Immortals, Gold and White Are Divine, Light Is Not Good, Foreseeing the Passage of Fate, Combat Clairvoyance, Wielding Two Monados, Orchestrating Events and Manipulating Everyone, Residing in the Bodies of Hosts
  • Domains: Creation, Destruction, Self-Preservation, Fate, Manipulation, Possession
  • Herald: Lorithia
  • High Priest: Saint Dane
  • Followers: The Bionite Order, Yuga, Sir Grodus
  • Allies: Dickson, Chakravartin, The Divine Powers, Hermaeus Mora, Yuu, Cyrus, Enrico Pucci, Griffith, Pontiff Sulyvahn
  • Rivals: Sauron, Teridax, Unicron, Dimentio
  • Enemies:
  • Opposes: Mephiles the Dark, Lord English
  • Opposed by: Eru Ilúvatar, Galactus
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Nekron, Zamasu
  • Created life as an egotistical human scientist named Klaus, who wanted to play god by first destroying our own universe, in spite of the protests of his colleague Meyneth. Lifeforms evolved on the worlds formed from the bodies of two titans, of which he and Meyneth were the gods, in a universe appearing to otherwise consist solely of endless ocean and sky. Becoming narcissistic and afraid of being opposed, Zanza now exists only to survive, destroying his creations time and time again so that he can both recycle Ether energy to sustain himself and prevent species from evolving enough to threaten him.
  • During one of the Bionis' life cycles, the two dominant races of the Bionis and the Mechonis at that time (the Giants and the Machina, respectively) were beginning to coexist in peace and harmony. Unfortunately, Zanza decided that he couldn't allow that to happen, and so by transferring his soul into the Monado and using it to possess the Giant Arglas, he launched an attack on Mechonis' capital city and killed most of the residents. Before he could finish the job, Meyneth took control of the Mechonis and engaged in a duel with the Bionis. Another of Bionis' races, the High Entia took this opportunity to seal Arglas, and Zanza with him, away in a tower now known as Prison Island. However, because a part of his soul remained inside the Monado and because he retained his ability to foresee the future, he was able to silently configure a plan with his three disciples in order to one day reawaken and resume his cycle of destruction and recreation.
    • Millenia later, Zanza was able to be reborn from the body of Shulk, the latest wielder of the Monado. He then proceeded to begin purging the life from Bionis, as was their predestined fate. Ultimately, however, he was overthrown and slain by Shulk and his party, who had decided that they would not submit themselves to death and futility for the sake of a selfish god and his twisted definition of destiny.
  • Utilizes Telethia to launch his assault upon the world. These creatures destroy all life they find and absorb Ether from the environment when called upon.
    • Melia's hatred for Zanza began when she learned that he was the master of the Telethia that killed her bodyguards, with whom she had shared a close friendship. This hatred reached its peak when Zanza reverted all of the pure High Entia, including her half-brother Kallian, to their mindless Telethia forms. Although Melia herself was protected from this fate due to being half-Homs, she resents herself for failing to save her people.
    • Upon learning of the existence of the Endbringer, a Telethia hailing from another world, he tried to command it to kill Shulk's party. He was, needless to say, livid when the beast instead opted to attack Zanza himself.
  • Creator of the Monado, a sword that can foresee future events which usually can be prevented, manipulate energy and crush mechanized foes such as the Mechon, robotic units created by his longtime enemy Egil. Zanza can thus distort reality to a huge extent, and is only slightly limited to laws of physics. When he united the two existing Monados, he cemented his position as Overdeity in the Xenoblade universe, if only for a little while.
  • Was originally God of Combat Clairvoyance until he lost that power to Shulk, when the latter and his party initially defeated him. He's a little miffed over that.
  • According to Alvis and himself, he would have liked to be friends with the people of Bionis, but then grew fearful that they endangered his existence, and so he denies himself the chance for companionship by holding onto his his self-obsession and condescending attitude towards the lifeforms that he creates.
  • Lorithia serves as his herald on account of being the most loyal of his three disciples who were promised immortality in exchange for servitude to him. He never gets entirely tired of hearing her preach his superiority over everything else in existence, though he often wishes she would shut up about how those who defy him will pay for their insolence.
  • Serves as the leader of the Scar Corps unit of Nekron's Grand United Alliance of Destruction due to the common awareness that Zanza desires to destroy life but, contrary to the GUAD'S ultimate goal, also intends to reabsorb said life and start anew. Zanza's allegiance to the organisation is thus both insincere and temporary, and he will indubitably turn against Nekron when the right time comes.
    • The recruitment of Metal Face into Zanza's GUAD division was much to their mutual annoyance. Zanza, however, decided that commanding a former henchman of Egil wouldn't be an issue as long as he let Metal Face have his fun while he himself could collect the Ether from the slain enemies afterwards.
  • As soon as he ascended to the Pantheon, he began to devise a complex plot in order to cleanse it of life, satiate himself and begin anew with lifeforms who could not oppose him. Due to a greater awareness of his intentions here than on Bionis, as well as the fact that he is at odds with other Chessmasters who will attempt to ensure that they won't be hindered by any rivals, he will need to make a great effort if he wants to succeed in his endeavour.
  • Holds nothing but contempt for other sentient worlds. He particularly hopes to take down the benevolent robot gods Mata Nui and Primus, who remind him far too much of his oldest enemy Mechonis.
  • Loathes any deity who opposes such "true" gods as himself or successfully defies fate, to the point where the event that anyone who alters destiny to work against him will often result in him suffering a Villainous Breakdown.
  • Even though Yveltal shares Zanza's ability to restore itself by absorbing the life forces of its surrounding environment, it dislikes how others have to die in order for it to stay alive. Therefore, it despises Zanza for his dismissive view of mortals and his arrogance in believing that they don't matter as long as he gets what he wants.
  • Zanza can get behind Chakravartin's views, as they both agree the world exists for them and feel they're better off working together. Both are frowned upon by more benevolent creation deities for abusing their godly powers at the expense of lesser beings.
  • Has formed an alliance with Griffith, due to their shared desire for power over all other people, the fact that they both achieved godhood by committing a selfish and destructive act, and each of them being one of the few who can tolerate the other.
    • Griffith has commended Zanza for his determination to keep his position as an unassailable god secure by continuously wiping out and reabsorbing his creations when they become too independent, although Griffith notes that if he was Zanza he would aim even higher if possible.
    • Zanza, meanwhile, is not bothered in the slightest and in fact rather amused that Griffith sacrificed his comrades to the legions of hell and that he raped and mentally tortured Casca. After all, why care what happens to an insignificant band of mortals?
  • Also present in the House of Life and Death.

Greater Gods

    Alduin 
Alduin, Nordic God of Words of Power (Destroyer Devour Master, The World-Eater, The Time-Eater, Firstborn of Akatosh, Harbinger of the Apocalypse, Bane of Kings, Satakal)
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  • Greater God
  • Symbol: A stone carving of his head, inscribed under which are runes in the Dragon Language reading, "AL DU IN".
    • Alternatively, the golden dragon priest mask Konahrik.
  • Theme Song: Watch the Skies
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Notable Dragon Shouts: Unrelenting Force, Fire Breath, Frost Breath, Resurrection Shout, Soul-Snare Mist, Dragon Storm Call
  • Portfolio: The World-Eater, Destroyer Deity, The Dreaded, Very Strange Dragons, Godly Dragons, Resurrecting Other Dragons, Devouring Souls, User of the Thu'um, Evil Overlord, The Most Powerful Dragon and Their Leader, A Malignant Aspect of Akatosh, Unable to Comprehend Mortality, Bizarre Standards of Morality, Hubris, Cowardice, Fearing the Dovahkiin, Evil Sounds Deep, Black and Evil, Sinister Spiky Scales
  • Domains: Words and Voices, Prophecy, Time, Immortality, Destruction, Dragons, Slavery
  • Herald: Nahkriin (formerly Miraak)
  • Followers: The Dragon Cult, The Knights Who Say "Ni!", Bel-Shamharoth
    • Former Followers: Paarthurnax (ascended), Odahviing
  • Allies: Maegor I Targaryen, Tiamat, Smaug, Dr. Weil, Darkseid, Vilgax, Teridax, Lord Voldemort, Ganondorf Dragmire, Apocalypse
  • Rivals: Grima, Ungoliant, Deathwing, Lavos, Tuska, Mordremoth, Unicron, Oryx, Zhaitan, Lord English, Hades, Nicol Bolas
  • Enemies: The Dovahkiin, Paarthurnax, Miraak, Talos, Hermaeus Mora, Arokh and Rynn, Donkey, Bahamut, Caim and Angelus, Daenerys Targaryen, Spyro, Malygos, Zinnia, Acnologia, The Nameless King, Ignitus, Nico Minoru, Zatanna, Maxwell, Nozdormu, Gwyn, Aegon, Visenya and Rhaenys Targaryen, Dialga
  • Opposes: Io, Death of the Endless, Melkor
  • Opposed by: Eru Ilúvatar, Guthix, Sheev Palpatine
  • Feared by: The Adoring Fan
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Nekron
  • While the dragons of Tamriel in general are widely feared, none inspire more terror than their leader Alduin, the World-Eater. Present in the Nordic pantheon as the God of Destruction, Alduin built the dragons’ civilisation and is prophesied to reawaken after a long absence with an intent to destroy all life as he had periodically done before once the following events have occurred: when misrule takes its place at the eight corners of the world; when the Brass Tower walks and Time is reshaped; when the thrice-blessed fail and the Red Tower trembles; when the Dragonborn Ruler loses his throne, and the White Tower falls; when the Snow Tower lies sundered, kingless, bleeding.
    • However, it is also said that he will be defeated by a hero known as the Last Dragonborn, a mortal with the soul of a dragon and gifted with the ability to wield the Thu'um with unusually little effort and absorb the souls of other dragons. Yet it is possible that Alduin will be allowed to return once again at the end of time, when the world is finally ready to be consumed. This is supported by the Dovahkiin being unable to absorb Alduin's soul when he finally was slain.
  • Alduin grew in arrogance due to his status as a god among dragons. Eventually, in the primeval Merethic Era, he shirked his fated role and instead cruelly enslaved the mortal races of Tamriel and Atmora, granting power to the dragon priests who ruled as kings. A rebellion soon erupted against the tyranny of the Dragon Cult, and eventually the dragons themselves. Alduin himself was overthrown when a trio of Nordic heroes subdued him with the Dragonrend shout, before casting him forward in time to the year 4E 201 using an Elder Scroll. What few of his kin remained unslain scattered and hid themselves abroad the world of Nirn.
  • The most notable distinction of the dragons of the Mundus universe from other dragons is the fundamental connection of their souls to a magical force known as the Thu'um, which causes words spoken in their language to affect the environment around them, and so a dragon that appears to be breathing fire is in reality saying "fire" in their own tongue. So integral are the Words of Power to these dragons that each of them has a name consisting of three of these words, which can be used by other wielders of the Voice to summon them. It is thus fitting that Alduin, the leader of these dragons, would become god of the Words of Power upon his ascension.
    • While each Word of Power can be learned almost instantaneously by a dragon (or a Dragonborn, provided that they absorb a dragon's soul or "absorb the knowledge" from another), a regular mortal can learn the words and put to use their effects through rigorous training and meditation. This fact allows the Thu'um to be turned against the dragons, as a group of humans invented the Dragonrend shout which forces them to experience mortality, a concept completely alien to them, and land to leave themselves vulnerable.
  • One of the main reasons why the World-Eater is so dreaded is because not only can he kill most other beings with ease, but he can consume their souls afterwards to replenish himself, thus destroying them both physically and metaphysically.
  • There is much debate about the precise connection between Alduin and Akatosh, the Dragon God of Time and chief deity of the widely revered Nine Divines. It is thought by many outsiders of Skyrim, such as scholar and High Priest Alexandre Simon that the former is an aspect of the latter, marking the Great Dragon as both the creator and destroyer of time, and Alduin himself boasts that he is the Firstborn of Akatosh. The Nords themselves, however, generally see the World-Eater as a similar but entirely separate deity, making such arguments as that it is illogical seeing as Akatosh is seen as a benevolent being while Alduin makes himself known through destruction and tyranny.
  • One legend has it that he was responsible for the corruption of a being then known as the Leaper Demon King as punishment for hiding parts of the world from him that he was "entitled" to consume. The Leaper was cast into Oblivion and could only make infrequent returns to Mundus through great effort, but would never be truly free until he found and destroyed what he had shielded from the World-Eater. The denizens of Tamriel recognise this being today as the Daedric Prince Mehrunes Dagon. If indeed this legend is true, this means that Alduin is indirectly responsible for the Oblivion Crisis which became the catalyst for the collapse of the Tamrielic Empire.
  • As they are both feared enemies of Tamriel, there initially was worry among the gods that Alduin would form a duumvirate with Hermaeus Mora. This did not happen, however, as Alduin hates Mora almost as much as the Dragonborn and Paarthurnax for turning a portion of the Dragon Cult against him, including their leader Miraak.
  • The Adoring Fan is terrified of him, even more so than he is of other hostile creatures. It is speculated that this is because if Alduin were to eat his soul then it would permanently stop the Fan from respawning. For some reason, not many gods seem very upset about this possibility.
  • In his quest to destroy most of the Pantheon and enslave what remains of it, he has allied himself with Darkseid. He is currently wondering if he can unlock a Dragon Language translation of the Anti-Life Equation in order to control the gods.
  • Is surprisingly amiable with Voldemort, since he approves of his contempt for apparently lesser and weaker beings, his garnering of respect through fear and power, and is impressed with how he put a taboo on his own name in order to seek out insolent enemies who try to use it freely, although he still considers spells to be inferior to dragon words. Voldy is also currently safe from having his soul eaten by Alduin, as there is so little of it left inside him that it would do nothing to sate the dragon.
  • Has rivalries with many other Destroyer Deities, Planet Eaters and Omnicidal Maniacs, as he desires as much for himself to destroy as possible.
    • His fiercest antagonism is towards Deathwing- while he has uncharacteristically praised the Destroyer for the magnitude of the destruction that he has wrought, and still fondly remembers the days when they slaughtered terrified villagers and smoked pipe-weed with Smaug, Alduin asserts that if there is going to be a dragon deity who will bring forth the end, then the right belongs to himself and himself alone.
    • Finds himself competing with Oryx since both feed their everlasting hunger through ruin and carnage. The Taken King has an advantage in that, while both of them are very difficult to kill, he can only die permanently in his throne world. He is, however, hindered by the constant threat of being consumed himself should he fail to keep himself satiated.
    • Became miffed when he came across Hades munching on a bowl of souls that could have been his. The Lord of the Underworld remained undeterred.
      Hades: Now, now. I know how tasty these are, but there’s no need to be greedy. There’s plenty to go around, and even more are being formed with each grisly, senseless death. Ha, why don’t we two go for dinner sometime and order the most exotic souls painstakingly prepared by the most esteemed cooks in the Underworld? You would like that, wouldn’t you? Of course, you would! Here, have one now to appetise yourself. *gulp* Whoops! Oh pity, it would appear that I’ve already eaten the las- OOAAAARRRRGHHHH!
      • To make a long story short, the collateral damage took quite a while for the gods to clean up.
  • Naturally, he receives little approval from other magic users who wield the power of words in their spellcasting.
  • Detested by Malygos due to reminding him far too much of Deathwing and due to his presence in the House of Magic.
  • Perceiving his own kin as the supreme race and seeing other life as slaves who are obligated to pay tribute to them (or more specifically, to him), he harbours disgust for any dragon who willingly forms bonds or alliances with lesser beings.
    • Considers Arokh a disgrace for going so far as to bond his soul with his rider. He is looking forward to making a meal out of their shared soul.
    • Was utterly repulsed upon hearing of the relationship between Angelus and her rider. She and Caim do not consider Alduin particularly pleasant either, and note that he does not help with their preternatural prejudice for black dragons.
    • For the same reasons as Caim and Angelus, he has no love for Donkey. The presence of the Dronkeys baffles him almost as much as the concept of mortality.
  • Upon hearing of Alduin's rampages, Daenerys Targaryen rode out on Drogon, accompanied by Rhaegal and Viserion, to confront him in the skies of the Pantheon. While remaining cautious, after enduring a blast of fire from Alduin and remaining unburnt, she became quite confident that by telling him that she was blood of the dragon, she could bring him over to her side as she had done with Smaug. She was wrong.
    Alduin: Kos nahlot, bein jul! You would abase yourself by likening your filthy mortal body to the flesh of a dovah?! You may have braved my fire, but can you truly assert your claim? Kod hi fin Thu'um? You will have the chance to prove yourself... after your insolence has been punished.
    • Alduin then blasted Dany off of Drogon. Immediately, the three Essosi dragons attacked the World-Eater in a frenzied panic. He simply subdued them with Frost Breath and said with a chuckle, "Your false master is dead. Now you will serve me." He then noticed a shadow pass over him, and looked up to find that the sun had been eclipsed by Balerion, carrying King Aegon I. This was the last thing he saw before he was rammed by both Vhagar and Meraxes, ridden by Aegon's sister-wives. After Daenerys was caught in mid-air and deposited back onto Drogon, the four Targaryens and their six steeds proceeded to charge Alduin who, while outmatching the other dragons in his intelligence and range of abilities, could only put up only so much of a fight against so many opponents at once and was eventually forced to flee, albeit with the belief that the six exhausted dragons would make useful servants once he had devoured their masters. The Targaryens then looked around and saw that the surrounding area was in ruins. In awkward silence, they flew away in search of deities who could fix the place up again.
  • Despite being an enemy of most of the ascended Targaryens, he has respect for Maegor the Cruel. Praising his oppression of his subjects and brutal treatment of his enemies, he has gone so far as to say that Maegor is "almost worthy" of being a true dovah and has considered inducting him as a dragon priest. He would never dare, however, to allow Maegor to use him as a mount.
  • While Gwyn and his knights are generally indiscriminate about the dragons they kill, they have taken special notice of Alduin due to him being uncontrollably destructive and knowingly malicious. Even the Nameless King, who opposes Gwyn in his crusade against dragons, agrees with him that he needs to be put down.
  • Is intensely disliked by fellow temporal dragons Nozdormu and Dialga. The possibility that he is an evil aspect of Akatosh reminds them too much of their own evil selves (Murozond and Primal Dialga, respectively).
  • While they do have a commonality connection in being deities who went against their duty for selfish and egotistical reasons, he is annoyed by Melkor's claim that he created dragons (as evidenced by the fact that he was known to breed them in his own world of Arda), claiming that nobody, not even a god, could make such great beings if they were not a dragon themselves.
  • In spite of his insatiable desire for destruction and dominance, he occasionally takes some time off from being the World-Eater, but not before hiring a carefully-selected substitute. Thomas adamantly denied any association with Alduin when he was accused of being a very naughty engine.
  • Also present in the House of Magic and in the House of Quirks.

    Hades (Kid Icarus
Hades, God of Playing the Field (Lord of the Underworld, Jerk, "Go Home")
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  • Greater God
  • Symbol: His "representative" symbol from Kid Icarus: Uprising
  • Theme Music: Hades' Infernal Theme
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Planning In Circles Around other Divinities, Holding Legitimate Godhood, Seeing All Allies As Cannon Fodder, Manipulating Another God For Two Games, Being A Dangerous Riot, Putting Tim Curry To Shame, Continuously Feigning Kindness, Being Second-Strongest In His Universe, Constantly Mocking Everything That Moves
  • Domains: Death, Chaos, War, Evil
  • Followers: Medusa, Pandora, Thanatos
  • Enemies: Pit, Palutena, Viridi, most everyone in the GUAG, Ruby Rose, Grenth
  • Worthy Opponent: The other Hades
  • Ultimately seeks to turn the entirety of the Pantheon at ends with one another to collect the most powerful of souls. Sadly—for him—he does an absolutely terrible job at concealing his intentions.
  • When confronted by the other Hades of the Pantheon, the Hades here promptly laughed and mocked him for being defeated by a single punch. Even upon being informed the punch had been delivered by Hercules, he did not waver from his initial statement. For THIS Hades to be defeated it took having his heart destroyed, getting cut in half, getting his head crushed, and FINALLY getting hit by a large Wave Motion Gun to kill him, and he doesn't want to damage his reputation.
    • However, he was genuinely impressed when he saw that Hades' true form and what he could, actually commenting he would probably have to bring out his Devastation Ensemble to even the odds. As such, whenever the two of them cross paths nowadays, Hades just gives his counterpart a lazy wave and occasional taunt. From him, that's high praise indeed.
  • Notable for being able to tolerate Excalibur.
  • Hades was initially legitimately surprised that Hazama had already claimed the position of Trolling God. However, Hades was just as quick to laugh it off and comment that the other god was "merely keeping his crown warm for him".
  • Works with Grima in experiments involving souls, and together they have created several new types of monsters.
    • Also helped remake Grima's body after he decided to show that he could survive an attack from Asura.
  • He and Viridi were recently in a battle sparked after he commented that she and Pit should get married. They destroyed half of both the Houses of Nature and Villains and most everything in between.
    • His words on the subject afterward? "Yow, she's a feisty one!"
  • He can sometimes be found speaking with Excalibur over a cup of tea. Supposedly, Hades is trying to new ways to annoy people and is receiving education from Excalibur. He denies this, though, claiming he's simply learning about his "friend's" world and history. Regardless, most gods leave the room whenever they start talking.
  • Recently, Hades spent several days keeping pressure off of his back. While he has refused to disclose any information to most anyone who asks, eavesdropping on a conversation between him and Excalibur has revealed that it was related to an unseen bout between him and the recent-recruited Bowser in the Underworld.
  • Was offered a place in the Usurpers faction in the upcoming Pantheonic Rebellion by Satan, but declined. For now, he's content to just sit on the sidelines and watch events unfold (and maybe harvest some fallen souls in the meantime).
    "Look at you, scurrying around behind old Melky's back and betraying him. It's classic. Besides, the Pantheon is my flower to plunder, not yours!
    • He may or may not be planning to harvest all of the Usurper's souls if they fail. To this end, he has been seen consorting with Yhwach recently, likely to make some sort of deal on that end to lay off of them.
  • Shown here, he is not a fan of the adventures of Ruby Rose. Whenever the two encounter each other in the Pantheon, Hades quotes this video at the girl to troll her. Though the mortal who made the video with Hades agrees with him, he acknowledges that her series was at least trying).
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    Ragnaros 
BEHOLD, RAGNAROS!

Ragnaros the Firelord, God of PURGING BY FIRE! (The Firelord, Rag, Elemental Lord of Fire, The Living Flame, King of the Fire Elementals, Lord of Fire, Lil' Raggy, Yolorag, RNGaros, The Lightlord)

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As the Lightlord 
  • Greater God (Intermediate God when awakened TOO SOON!)
  • Symbol: His Fiery Hammer, Sulfuras
  • Theme Song: Molten Core
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral (Many view him as Chaotic Evil); Lawful Good as the Lightlord
  • Portfolio: Large Ham, Magma Man, Physical God, SCREAMING EVERYTHING HE SAYS, THE LORD OF ALL FIRE, TASTE THE FLAMES OF SULFURAS!, YOU WILL PERISH IN FLAMES!, MORTAL INSECTS!
  • Domains: Fire, Magma, Destruction, CAPS
  • Heralds: Garr and Baron Geddon, his personal lieutenants. As well as all fire elementals of Azeroth.
  • Allies: The Old Gods, Deathwing, The Fortress Dwarves, The Pyro, Garfiel Lynns, Azula, The Firebird, The RNG, Shadow Fiend
  • Rivals: Nefarian, Al'Akir the Windlord, Kel'thuzad, Lord Jaraxxus
  • Enemies: Alexstrasza, Ysera , Thrall, Malfurion Stormrage, Varian Wrynn, Queen Elsa, Percy Jackson, Katara, Amaterasu, Aang, Sokka, Toph Bei Fong, Korra, Scizor, Flynn, Dell Conhager/The Engineer
  • Interested in: Hanzo Hasashi/Scorpion, Johnny Storm/Human Torch, Kyo Kusanagi, Yang Xiao Long, Zuko, Sol Badguy, Natsu Dragneel. Basically anyone that can manipulate fire
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Acnologia (One sided on his part)
  • Opposes: Any other elemental user (Water, Ice, Wind and Earth)
  • Opposed by: Various Gods from Norse Mythology, the House of Insects (especially Durant), The House of Plants
  • Feared by: Anyone who uses Nature or Ice powers
  • Ambiguious Connection: Uther Lightbringer
  • One day, the Fortress Dwarves were doing their usual things (digging holes, setting themselves on fire, etc) when one of them accidentally stumbled upon an old book of spells in the House of Knowledge. After they were trying new tricks to slay elves, they accidentally summoned Ragnaros the Firelord into the Pantheon. It took the combined efforts of the houses of Justice, War and Combat to stop the elemental lord's rampage but ultimately it was too late, the Firelord has already ascended into the Pantheon.
  • After his rampage, Ragnaros raised Blackrock Mountain in the Fire and Electricity and settled himself in the Molten Core. He currently is employing the same dwarves that summoned him and is looking for new recruits who are willing to follow his cause (Namely turn the Pantheon into a scorched field).
    • He is amazed on how stupid the Fortress Dwarves he employs are and impressed at how they worship him as the Fun master (In the dwarven culture "being on fire" is considered a supremely dorfy (good) thing). Ragnaros actually believes this dwarves are much more competent than the previous dwarves he enslaved.
  • Believe or not, he actually is not evil. His goal of burning everything in his path is actually following fire's natural sense of consuming everything on its path. However, his methods and most of his shady allies, particularly the Black Dragon Deathwing, put him at odds with most gods and consider him a really dangerous threat. He still doesn't care about what other think about him and he will still burn everyone in the pantheon like it or not.
    • This made him set eyes on the Yamato Perpetual Reactor and currently assigned Baron Geddon to strike it when the times calls. This didn't fare well with Flynn and is plotting to take down the Firelord for good
  • Is currently looking for a new majordomo, because one got Fired after awakening him TOO SOON and the other one was killed after the firelands were raided. For your well being, try to not remind him of the former or things will end very bad for you.
    • Many mortals of the pantheon has managed to catch the attention of the elemental lord for their usage of fire and he offered them a position in his vast armies. Most got turned off by the offer and doesn't want to get involved with him in any way.
    • The Pyro, Firefly and Azula all managed to become lieutenants in the forces of Blackrock Mountain. Currently they are the only mortals who managed to get on the Firelord's good side (Aside from the dwarves).
  • Some gods have managed to earn his respect and in return he gave them the ability to summon him whenever they want. The problem is... Rag will rarely strike the target you want, instead shooting whoever he wants. Many blame the Random Number God for this behavior.
  • Hates when gods spell his name as Ragnarok and claims he doesn't have anything to do with it. The Norse mythology gods are wary of him and preparing in case he tries something funny.
  • Has the tendency to call everything inferior to him INSECT. Naturally the house of insects are not very fond of the Firelord and his antics, and it doesn't help that various members are weak to fire. The only exception to the rule seems to be Volcarona but even the sun pokemon can't stand him at times. Ragnaros response?
    "DIE, INSECTS!" *Starts trowing fireballs everywhere*
  • Another House that firmly opposes him is the House of Plants. Besides the fact that this house if very weak to fire, Ragnaros once tried burning down The Tree of Life back in Azeroth. This mostly makes all of his inhabitants (and by extention all Plant Creatures) fear him a lot.
  • Has his own brand of cereal where he is the mascot. The House of Food has deemed the meal to dangerous to consume but certain gods, mainly Kirby and Pacman, don't have a problem eating it though they claim it taste too toasty at times.
    "BY FIBER BE PURGED"
  • When they heard that the Firelord has ascended, the Avatar cast didn't take it lightly and immediately decided to take action. When they saw who he actually is they felt relieved and terrified at the same time that Ragnaros was a much bigger threat and decided to leave him alone for the time being.
    • On the other hand, Zuko managed to impress him with his firebending skill and offered him a chance to serve him a one of his lieutenants. Zuko declined claiming he is done serving others and he is not the same as he used to be.
  • Had an encounter once with the Necromancer Kel'thuzad that ended with the lich getting PURGED! (by fire). Surprisingly, Kel'thuzad resurrected seconds after being incinerated, impressing the Firelord.
    • Many gods wonder what will happen with them now that they have ascended in the pantheon.
  • Deathwing has taken interest in working again with the fire elemental and proposed him to join the GUAD to further their mission in burning everything. Ragnaros in turn has no problem with the black dragon's offer but tends to be wary of their comrades, especially Acnologia who reminds him a little too much of Nefarian.
  • Was not too happy to hear that Blackwing has managed to get himself in the Pantheon and even tried to form a team to strike him down. The Firelord currently enlisted his dwarf army and all his lieutenants for the impending battle in Blackrock.
    Ragnaros: I'LL PURGE YOU, YOU SCALY WHELP!
    • The court of gods having predicted the conflict between the Firelord and the black dragon was inminent, decided they should settle in a card battle until one of them is declared the winner. Many gods watched as both gods wacked each other with their custom decks. This is an example of how it went...
    • The bout lasted about 5 DAYS with either side not having signs of giving up. The court of gods decided to cut the battle out with no clear winner (Though most witnesses say Nefarian won the majority of the fights). Both gods didn't look very good after the fight.
  • Was once in a nursery run by Jaina alongside other WOW raid bosses. He blames her for the way he turned out to be.
  • When the invitation has come to him to enter the Nexus battlefield, Ragnaros brandished Sulfuras, and prepared himself to enter the Nexus, intending to purge it with his flames, and battling against Varian Wrynn.
  • In an Alternate Universe, Ragnaros forsake his destructive ways and decided to fight against the ancient horrors that were the Old Gods. While the Firelord has no memory of these events, he does respect the Paladin Uther Lightbringer. A fact that he finds absurd given how he doesn't know where does this come from.
    Ragnaros, Lightlord: THE LIGHT PURGES!
  • Many complain that he is too loud, which he personally stated that he sees nothing wrong with the tone of his voice.
  • He once decided to organize the Midsummer Fire Festival, officially the hottest festival the pantheon has ever seen. The ones that attended were mostly Pyromaniacs and opportunist looking to make money.
  • "BY FIRE BE PURGED!"
  • Can also be found in the House of Fire & Heat.

BE GONE FROM MY REALM INSECTS!

    Sauron 
Sauron, God of Dark Lords (The Dark Lord of Mordor, The Enemy, The Eye, The Lord of The Rings, Base Lord of Treachery, The Necromancer, Annatar, Lord of Gifts, Gorthaur the Cruel; true original name: Tar-Mairon the Excellent)
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Sauron in battle
Click here  for the Eye of Sauron
Click here  for his lost, beautiful form
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