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    Galakrond 

"You are too late, his return is nigh!"

Galakrond, Draconic God of Major Villain Resurrections (Father of Dragons, Progenitor of Dragonkind, The Dragonlord, The Ur-Dragon, The Nightmare, The Unspeakable, The Wretched, The Unbreakable, The Tempest, The Apocalypse, Azeroth's End)
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Galakrond before his death
Galakrond, the Nightmare 
Galakrond, the Unspeakable 
Galakrond, the Wretched 
Galakrond, the Unbreakable 
Galakrond, the Tempest 
  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: His claws
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Abusive Precursors, Evil Is Bigger, Absurdly Sharp Claws, Back from the Dead, Giant Flyer, Rush Boss, Dracolich, Monstrous Cannibalism, The Necromancer
  • Domains: Dragons, Hunger, Death, Resurrection, Evil
  • Allies:
  • Enemies:
  • On good terms with: Harth Stonebrew
  • Millennia ago, Azeroth was a world were life has just started to flourish after the Pantheon had defeated the Old Gods. Proto-dragons, the distant ascenstors of dragonkind, were one of several creatures living in the planet but one would rise above all others and terrorize his kind to no end. Galakrond the Dragonlord and Progenitor of Dragon-kind was infamous among Proto-dragons for his ferocious apetite and massive size, he would devour anything in his path and no one could oppose him. Until five proto-dragons banded together and fought him with all their might, Galakrond would meet his demise and the 5 brave souls would become the Dragon Aspects. But fate would have more plans for Galakrond, after all there was a new group seeking to resurrect the massive draconid and they succeeded in bringing him into the pantheon after recovering the essential material from Uldum.
  • Galakrond was summoned into the pantheon by the League of E.V.I.L. and the dragonlord was as hungry as he was in the past, feasting on anything that came across his path. Eventually, the combined might of several GUAG members and other involved parties managed to subdue the dragon enough to be able to drive him away and stop his rampage, but considering what transpired, Galakrond was here to stay. The reason? The League of E.V.I.L. cleverly stole one of the several unused titles (Thanks to Rafaam's habit to break the fourth wall) and used it to summon the Dragonlord to the pantheon as an official deity.
  • Galakrond is easily one of the largest dragons in the pantheon, only second to Io himself and he is also one of the few that can challenge him to a fight and prove his worth. Io has grown a begrudging respect for Galakrond considering he is a pretty ancient dragon and also like him a progenitor but his brutish tendency to devour everything tends to get on his nerves, especially because the Dragonlord has actively tried to eat him, possibly in order to raise him as a Dracolich.
    • The Dragon Aspects were horrified to see him return considering how hard it was to take down but now that other powerful dragons reside in the pantheon that also oppose him, he is not as likely to go unnopposed as he was in the past. He even has many evil dragons who consider him far too dangerous to work with.
  • Not all dragons have avoided Galakrond as he did in fact find a few allies willing to aid him in his mission to cull the world of the weak and feed endlessly. Grima and King Ghidorah find the Ur-Dragon to be the perfect ally to rally behind and cause endless mayhem and oddly enough, Deathwing of all people is willing to put aside all differences if it means bringing forth the Cataclysm once more, even if in the past he did aid defeating Galakrond.
    • The alliance with Grima quickly made Galakrond a prime target for the deities that come from his universe and so many who have fought dragons and actually defeated them tried their luck in slaying Galakrond. Even divine dragons such as Tiki got involved but they were not prepared for Galakrond's followers as well as the brood of Proto-dragons he commands, forcing several of the lord to retreat. Even then, not all was lost because the League of Explorers as well as other factions from Azeroth were willing to help them stop Galakrond after hearing of their brave attempt at taking him down.
  • When asked about his awakening, accounts of the events tend to differ. In one version, Rafaam succesfully raised him from the death, defeated the League of Explorers and went on too lay waste to all of Azeroth, destroying the Alliance and Horde in the process before betraying Rafaam and ultimately losing to him. On another account, him and Rafaam were ultimately defeated by the Explorers spearheaded by Reno Jackson whose exposure to Dalaran and Galakrond's presence ultimately revealed his true nature as a blue dragon. While nobody sure what version is true, Galakrond is a bit annoyed but willing to work with the League of E.V.I.L. once more. He does however want to eat Rafaam for being loud and annoying.
  • It is said that the Dragonlord's hunger is unmatched, and he will consume everything, even his own kin, to satiate his hunger. Many have compared Galakrond to Deviljho if it actually was an Elder Dragon and even bigger, but the ur-dragon scoffs at the comparison, considering the mindless beast to be below his notice.
    • The one monster Galakrond does respect is the Fatalis, an Elder Dragon that is considered one of the most dangerous of its realm and the infamy of the Fatalis is comparable to the Dragonlord's. The alliance between the two was formed out of convenience, since the two share common enemies but once everything is taken care of, they wouldn't hesitate to strike the other one. The Monster Hunters have tried their best to strike down Galakrond following the news of Galakrond's arrival but he proved way beyond their league and his sheer destructive power make other Elder Dragons look like chumps in comparison.
    • And given the similarities to the Elder Dragon type monsters, it was a matter of time before Nergigante decided to challenge the Ur-Dragon to a duel but even if Nergigante is a fearsome creature in and of itself, Galakrond's sheer might quickly overwhelmed it and it had to retreat before being struck down by him. Some are glad that the Nergigante decided to bail out as one wonders how dangerous a reanimated Nergigante with Galakrond's necromantic abilities could be.
  • Several adventurers and heroes have tried to test their mettle against the Dragonlord but Galakrond was a tough foe to put down and easily considered one of the toughest dragons to slay. In fact, the threat Galakrond poses has made unlikely alliances happen just to keep him at bay, making several wonder how Rafaam could even defeat him by himself that one time. Ornstein and Smough, notorious for their hatred of dragons and trying to appease their master Gwyn, made a truce with the Dovahkiin in order to potentially end Galakrond considering he was far more imposing that the dragons from either universe and even if they put up a good fight, the flock of proto-dragons surrounding Galakrond as well as his powers made it easy for the proto-dragon to overwhelm the dragonslayers. Gwyn has been for a while planning to form a team in order to end the menace that is the Ur-Dragon.
    • Miraak, seeing the opportunity to upstage the Dovahkiin and claim the achievement of defeating the Progenitor of Dragons by himself, tried to use "Bend Will" on Galakrond but it failed spectacularly as he was not affected in the slightest. Being a dragon so ancient that he wasn't even considered an actual dragon gave him the advantage to ignore the shout and complete crush Miraak like he was nothing.
  • Another figure nobody expected would try to challenge Galakrond was the Taken King, Oryx. He was one of the first to give the Dragonlord some trouble, as he had experience taking out even greater foes and one of them being Akka, the one that gave him the power to create the Hive. Oryx and Galakrond duked it out with the Taken King being able to withstand the onslaught the proto-dragons were dishing out and ultimately traded blows with the Progenitor himself but was unsuccesful in actually slaying him or even swaying to his side. The bestial nature of Galakrond makes it hard to mind control and other factors such as him being a constantly hungry creature with necromantic capabilities has made Oryx despise him, even if both share the Social Darwinist mindset.
  • Galakrond can assume 5 different forms depending on who invokes his name, giving him a wide array of abilities as well as being one of the main reasons he's been a constant problem for GUAG and even other alliances. Ranging from Fel manipulation, void powers or even harnessing the elements, Galakrond is a force to be reckoned with. And to make matters worse, he can get even more powerful and the League of E.V.I.L. has been trying to find a way to have Galakrond assume all five forms at once. Only the Grand United Alliance of Destruction has entertained the wish of Rafaam and the others to go through that plan.
    • The aforementioned forms can be assumed by Priests, Rogues, Shamans, Warlocks and Warriors in the Tavern, dubbed the Unspeakable, the Nightmare, the Tempest, the Wretched and the Unbreakable respectively. Galakrond prides itself as one of the most powerful entities in the Tavern and oddly enough, he behaves well for the most part since he is content with causing mindless destruction in the field.
    • Speaking of which, the forms of the Unspeakable is said to be one designed by Madame Lazul, a servant of the Old Gods. Considering the sheer mental strain Galakrond can induce in that form, the Old Gods have tried to manipulate the Ur-Dragon into working for them but it has shown no interest in freeing them. They however, do share common interests and is willing to bring destruction in their name as long as they help him get stronger and get rid of his enemies.
  • Gets along with Amon the Dark Voice, hailing from universe with passing familiarity as well as the two being Abusive Precursors to their respective kinds. Amon tried to convince Galakrond to continue his plan of fusing the Zerg and the Protoss into a single race but Galakrond was uninterested in the Xel'naga's plans, only bothering to act as an enforcer instead.
  • For all of his imposing presence, some people have mocked his incredibly tiny arms, which is a common trait in proto-dragons. Anyone who mentions this to his face (And isn't Rafaam) will be obliterated in seconds.
  • "My rebirth begins the cycle of the world anew."
  • Can also be found at Evil Actions.
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    Yune 
Yune, Goddess of Resurrection Sickness (Goddess of Chaos, Chaos Goddess, "Dark God")
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Greater Gods

    Grenth 
Grenth, God of Cheap Revival (Defeater of Dhuum, Lord of Death, Lord of the Seven Reapers, Prince of Ice and Sorrow, Prince of Frost and Ice, Prince of Winter, The Dark One)
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  • Greater God
  • Symbol: A hooded draconic skull
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral
  • Portfolio: Deathly Chill, Non-Malicious Darkness, The Grim Reaper, Judges the Dead, From Half-God to God, Patron God of Necromancers and Assassins
  • Domains: Death, Ice, Darkness, Humanity
  • Heralds: The Seven Reapers and Necromancers blessed by Grenth
  • Allies: Ventari, Ezio Auditore, Jean Grey-Summers, Death, The Chosen Undead and the Bearer of the Curse, Queen Elsa
  • Enemies: Dhuum, Mordremoth, Zhaitan, Nekron, The Lich, Black Hand, KI!Hades, Gul'dan.
  • Distrusts: Thrall and Grommash Hellscream
  • Opposes: Thanos
  • Once upon a time, there was a god of death known as Dhuum in Tyria, who absolutely despised resurrection and undeath and would make sure to punish those who tried to escape death. However, Grenth, mere a half-god (Divine on his mother's side) back then, gathered seven heroes to fight Dhuum. Once they defeated him, Grenth received the god's powers, and the heroes was transformed into reapers under Grenth's service. One of Grenth's acts as a divine being was to allow resurrection and undeath, meaning that heroes of Tyria could be resurrected with minor penalties and necromancers could freely create minions.
    • When the Chosen Undead and the Bearer of the Curse learned of his existence and became steadily aware that Grenth might very well be one of the reasons why they're able to repeatedly come back from the death with little problem, they both agreed that the god of death is more deserving of their temple and title. As a token of good will, Grenth made sure that they were granted ownership of the temple of Challenge Gamers. The two undeads and Grenth has since been on good terms.
    • When Jean Grey heard about Grenth, she had to ask him if he might be the one responsible for her coming back from the death countless times. Grenth himself shrugged, speculating that it's possible that one of his reapers might have fallen for her and secretly aided her while he wasn't looking.
  • As the Patron God of Assassins in Tyria, Grenth has met Ezio. Grenth was immensely impressed by the assassin, stating that assassins back in Tyria that can perform feats like Ezio are rare and few.
  • Is quite friendly with Death, as they're both benevolent grim reaper figures.
  • Is reportedly distrustful of Thrall and Grom. According to him, orcs reminds him far too much of the Charr in Tyria who are ancient adversaries of humanity. Even if the Charr has made peace with mankind, it doesn't mean that he don't distrust them. However, he's willing to give Thrall a chance when he saw the lengths that he has gone to to make orcs more civilized.
  • Nekron, The Lich and Black Hand feels nothing but disgust toward Grenth for overthrowing Dhuum and changing the policies of death on Tyria to allow resurrection. Grenth himself perceive them to be truly dangerous threats to all.
  • He wasn't sure if he should have been amused or not to hear that Mandy managed to turn a reaper into her servant. Either way, he hopes that she won't be too harsh on her "friend".
  • When Queen Elsa heard that there was God of Ice who's celebrated during winter festivals, she had to meet him. Needless to say, she was surprised to see what the real deal is like. However, when she learned that he's actually not a bad guy when it comes down to it, she easily accepted that he's okay for a god of death.
  • While Grenth accepts that other gods of death may operate differently, he still considers Hades to be an EXTREMELY bad example for a god of death, considering that his ultimate goal is to reap and harvest all human souls to use as weapons against his enemies. Needless to say, Grenth will not tolerate Hades.
  • As Lord English's job is to enforce the inevitability of death, Grenth is naturally opposed to him.
  • Wasn't happy to hear that Thanos has caused the destruction of planets... just to attract his universe's version of Death.

    The Mage of the Beginning 
The Mage of the Beginning, Goddess of Resurrection by Possessing their Killers (The Lifemaker, The Final Boss, Ialda Baoth)
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    Phoenix Ikki 
Phoenix Ikki, God of Rebirth (Phoenix, Leo Ikki, Phoenix Nero)
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  • Greater God
  • Symbol: A phoenix
  • Theme Song: "You're Phoenix"
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Phoenix Genma Ken, Coming Back Alive From Dying Repeatedly, Out of the Inferno, The Phoenix, Flames Of Hell, Aloof Big Brother, Coming Late To Save The Day, Anti-Hero
  • Domains: Fire, Limbo, Renewal, Destruction
  • Herald: Orion Eden
  • Allies: ATHENA, Jean Grey/Phoenix, Andromeda Shun, Pegasus Seiya, Cygnus Hyoga, Byakuya Kuchiki, Ho-Oh
  • Enemies: Hades (both), Poseidon
  • After Jean Grey went missing and the search action by the Council yielded no results, Phoenix Ikki has grudgingly taken the position.
    • Rumor has it that if Phoenix Ikki were to abdicate his position or vanish, Optimus Prime would be the next one appointed to it. Neither Ikki nor Optimus will confirm or deny this, however.
    • When Jean came back, Ikki decided to opt for the title of Back from the Dead, since his connection to the Phoenix Constellation means that he can resurrect from any attack and and grow stronger from each death. While this usually doesn't matter in a place where Death Is Cheap, it makes him a valuable ally to anyone facing a stronger opponent.
  • He is always usually missing in action whenever there's a conflict, hiding in his volcanic throne, but it doesn't mean any cowardice. He's just biding for the right time to swoop in and fight the threat. He may get killed in the process, but like a Phoenix, he always rises back stronger.
  • A surefire way to ensure that he will deliver a gigantic, brutal whoop ass is if he ever hears someone hurt his little brother Shun. In this way, he is respected by Byakuya Kuchiki a lot.
  • The only time Ikki would appear a little early is when he heard that Kratos was talking smack about Athena, calling her a manipulative, greedy Goddess. Ikki may be a bit of a lone wolf, but even he would not stand against such insults and would fight for Athena's sake. So far, he's the one Kratos considered the biggest challenge amongst the 'Bronze Saints'. He still continues to appear after Athena's ascension, knowing the dangers Kratos presents and his lack of 'discipline and self-restraints' will spell havoc when left unchecked.
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    Rimuru Tempest 
Rimuru Tempest, God of Gaining Perks In The Next World (Satoru Mikami, Rimiru, Chancellor of the Great Jura Alliance, King Slime & Ruler of Monsters, King of Jura Tempest, Chaos Creator, Great Demon Lord, 5th True Dragon)
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Left: his humanoid avatar, Right: his true form (not to scale)
Click here for his previous life as Satoru Mikami 
  • Greater God but in future will reach Overdeity levels
  • Symbol: His slime form, or Shizue's mask
  • Theme Song: Nameless Story
  • Alignment: Neutral Good (but don't take it as a weakness)
  • Portfolio: Stock Light-Novel Hero, Benevolent Mage Ruler, Revered By All His Subjects, Badass Adorable, Predator Skill Grants Him Skills Of The Consumed, Gaining Abilities And Forms Of Whatever He Consumes, Comically Invincible Hero, Killer Rabbit, Complete Immortality, Fetish for Elf Girls, Good Is Not Soft, Matter Replicator, Martial Pacifist, Pop-Cultured Badass, Becomes A (Great) Demon Lord
  • Domain(s): Slimes, Reincarnation, Assimilation, Replication, Rulership, Demons, Void
  • Heralds: "Star Lord" Ranga, a Tempest Star Wolf, Storm Dragon Veldora
  • High Priest: Takuma Sakamoto/Diablo
  • Followers: Toujou Karuna, Makoto Mizuhara, Dungeon Keeper Ami, Suzuki "Satou" Ichiro, Azusa Aizawa, Ryouta "Routa" Okami, Souma Nagi
  • Allies:
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Hoss Delgado (one-sided on the Hunter's end)
  • Enemies: Ainz Ooal Gown, Alex Mercer, Skarsnik, Warboss Ghazghkull, Baby Bonnie Hood, Metallix, indiscriminate monster hunters who can't/won't behave themselves around him
  • Pities: Ainz Ooal Gown, Gertrude
  • When it comes to isekai stories, it's common for the protagonist to gain a "cheat" skill that grants them unique or broken abilities before they start doing anything else in that other world, so long as it allows them to be superior to the world's regular mortals. It's also usually granted during reincarnation, and bestowed or acquired by the resident deity during the process. The Court of the Gods eventually found the tale of a man named Satoru Mikami, who was stabbed to death in the middle of the street, and was then reincarnated in another world as a slime. But there's more to it than that.
    • As he was dying, he had gained the following perks for his next life: besides Predator and Great Sage, he acquired Resistances to heat, physical attacks, cold, thermal fluctuation, electric current, paralysis, and pain (the last being outright nullified), and a body that doesn't require blood (hence, a slime body).
    • He gained several more along the way like water pressure propulsion, regeneration, the ability to sense magic (and therefore acquired colored vision), movement in water, water manipulation, poison and paralysis breath, Instant Armor, thread both for Webbing and Razor Wire purposes, Shadow Step, fire manipulation, create clone bodies (which retain a tenth of their original's vigor and magic, though movement and attack remain unchanged), lightning manipulation, and so much more.
    • Thanks to these perks, the Court of the Gods sent an envoy to the world he's now from. They found the Jura Tempest Federation, requested a private audience with Rimuru, and applied the standard amnestics to plug premature leaks of everything about the Pantheon, even rendered inscrutable and/or non-suspicious to Rimuru's Great Sage skill.
    • However, due to unknown temporal issues that prevent the Pantheon's envoy (in this case, Cosmos of the GUAG) from contacting Rimuru, they're forced to contact him from after his becoming a True Demon Lord at the conclusion of the Falmas Kingdom's attack on the Jura Tempest Federation.
    • It is known that he's since done much more and can even access any point in space-time, but for now, immediate post-True Demon Lord status will be the furthest he'll be at upon ascending to the Pantheon.
    • Upon being briefed on the specifics, Rimuru accepted the offer, and shortly joined the GUAG since her interests and his are compatible.
  • Rimuru is often seen in one of two guises; his default slime form, and his humanoid form he acquired after assimilating Shizue's body at her request. The Court also granted him the form of his previous life as Satoru Mikami, but he doesn't use that often as he's long since moved on from that life.
  • One should note that even if he might be a slime, that does not mean he's a low-level Mook that can be easily handled. If one can sense his aura (it was a surprise to him that not everyone in the Pantheon can do so), one would find it surprisingly imposing. Even then, he can suppress it, or even mask it completely. It had been a surprise for him the first time he had to fight someone who clearly had no idea who they were up against until he proved them wrong. That's why when he's in dangerous or unknown territory, he's in his humanoid form more.
  • When it comes to healing, at first, he used to consume the patient, use the healing potion substance in him on the patient, and then eject them good as new. Nowadays, with water manipulation, he instead forms globules of the stuff he can easily toss to those in need. These potions are so potent they can even restore lost limbs, and diluting them to a tenth still lets them work as well as a standard X-Potion.
  • While he can copy techniques from any book he "consumes" and "spits out", he still has to practice them to make them useful.
    • Speaking of books, give him paper, something he knows, and he can "print" it out in mint condition. He's done this once with certain manga, even when Great Sage considers this a waste of his talents, but he's not doing this for just anybody.
  • He can even replicate enchanted items, but he needs to have consumed the materials normally required to create it (as well as the item in question, of course). He cannot improve on it with this skill however, thus not invalidating the need for weaponsmiths.
  • His Magic Sense allows him to translate messages of personal will (a.k.a. speech) into forms he can understand, so he can understand any language. With the Ultrasonic Wave ability he acquired from a Giant Bat he consumed, he can convey his thoughts into words, and in any language as well. While being an Omniglot is a common perk for all sapient deities in the Pantheon who can speak, his skill allows him to, with enough analysis from Great Sage, understand any other forms of verbal communication like Nuju's Bird rahi speech, Ti'zo's chittering, et cetera. As for non-verbal communication such as the Heptapods' writing, he has his other skills to replicate their process (again, after enough analysis with Great Sage).
  • The dimensional space within Rimuru's Predator is pretty much like a Luxury Prison Suite, with its prisoners permitted to conjure anything while incarcerated within him for their comfort. One dimension holds the Great Storm Dragon Veldora (as he and Rimuru try to figure out his Unlimited Imprisonment and how to break it) and a Fire Spirit Ifrit (after the former pulled the latter in to his own space for sparring and conversation), another holds Shizue, or rather her body, at her dying request, and another held the Orc King Geld, whose soul has since moved on.
    • As for how it works in the Pantheon, any adversary he consumes, if they're a deity, he's not allowed to assimilate their souls, which are automatically magically extracted for revival in the House of Life and Death. Otherwise, it can end up as a case-by-case basis if what he consumes might cause problems for him in the long term.
    • As for powers he absorbs from Pantheon residents, they're his to keep until all of his physical body gets destroyed, after which he'll have to take them again if he wants them. While annihilating the nucleus of his soul is the only real way to kill him for good, in the Pantheon, only the House of Life and Death can bring his body back. That said, given he has the ability to create clone bodies (which he can control manually), this already puts him at an advantage over other assimilators like him.
  • He's aware that there are others who end up in other worlds, and that there are other examples besides reincarnation (in fact, his case is rare even in his world, much less reincarnating as a slime), such as being summoned (by the local deity or by denizens), getting trapped inside a video game, activating an artifact, etc. Some even come with a way to get back home. Some don't even have any desire to go back at all even if there was a way. And there're those who came from other worlds and ended up on Earth.
    • As fellow Light Novel protagonists who become influential leaders in the worlds they now reside in, Rimuru gets along with Touya (even if he's more of a Reluctant Ruler; Rimuru was the same) and Shiroe (as the only one of equal ranking) and gets into discussions with the latter in regards to leadership skills.
  • As a monster with friendly relations with humans (though it helps that he once was one), he became quick friends with Yomi and Ceri, and has on occasion visited their temple for... diplomatic reasons.
  • In regards to Ainz Ooal Gown, who also started out as a human (and named Satoru as well, no less), he isn't sure what to think. Both of them are leaders of nations (which they've been thrust into taking) with very loyal subordinates and both have an ultimate vision of having a world of peace between all races.
    • That said, Ainz is all too willing to slaughter anyone who isn't an ally, and willing to commit all kinds of atrocities for the sake of his empire, whereas Rimuru will only retaliate hard as a last resort or when a friend is in danger (or if it's a mindless Random Encounter) and would rather settle things with his neighbors diplomatically and peacefully.
    • That said, Rimuru expresses pity since Ainz had essentially been forced and pressured into his role, his emotions were also forcibly suppressed, and he was starting his new life from a very lofty position while Rimuru (and his eventual federation) had more humble beginnings as they worked from the ground up.
    • What's also concerning is that folks want to see who would win between the two if they ever came to blows. Right now, Rimuru is not confident that he would prevail in his state. As for what he becomes in the future, however... let's just say that will be a completely different story.
  • In meetings with other GUAG commanders, he met some of Azeroth's heroes and forged alliances where possible. One notable encounter was with Thrall, whom he initially labeled as a hobgoblin due to his green skin and muscular physique before the former Horde Warchief corrected him that he was an orc. Rimuru was caught a bit off guard, given orcs in his world were more like Pig Men.
    • He was then also warned of the God of Goblins as well as the other God of Orcs, and Rimuru promised not to associate with them. He also got to meet Zac, another Blob Monster who was also very friendly (despite his looks).
  • Having suffered some terrible cooking a few times before, he dreads the infamous Mystery Food X; if it could paralyze a divine being and make a ghost pass out, what horrors would his slime body be subject to if he absorbs any of it?
    • Unfortunately, he would eventually experience the results for himself when someone chickened out of taking the food as a test of courage and blindly shoved the spoon into his mouth as he passed by (the irony that Rimuru himself had done this to Gobta before with Shion's cooking wasn't lost on him). It resulted in him reverting to his slime form and going on that same standby state he had been a few times before when he Named the goblins. That state thankfully lasted only a few hours. Oh, and he Acquired Poison Immunity after that.
  • If there's something he shows utter contempt for, it's those with staunch/blind anti-monster sentiments who have the power and unwavering dedication to... carry out their mission. The attack on Tempest by the Western Saints Church and the Falmas Kingdom resulted in a hundred casualties on his end, a few of them close friends of his and even children, even though he was able to resurrect them and grant them immortality afterward.
    • As for what he did to the invading soldiers, namely consuming them to become a True Demon Lord, some folks are divided on this matter. One side thinks he's finally crossed the line with the slaughter and soul assimilation of >10000 people, while the other can see that there really was no other option; the Falmas Kingdom and the Western Saints Church made the first move, instigated a fight that killed a hundred of Tempest's population, children included, and would've otherwise wiped the entire Federation off the map had nothing been done. He also asked Benimaru to slay him should he lose his empathy after becoming a Demon Lord, which thankfully did not come to pass.
    • In regards to such hunters...
      • For those like B. B. Hood, he will not hesitate to fight and kill her if need be, especially when another's life is in danger from her.
      • But for those like Hoss Delgado, he will give a chance despite the hunter's attitude; Rimuru can understand that befriending a monster species can take a while to get used to.
  • Due to his skillset, as well as their opposing views on humans, Alex Mercer is interested in what he can acquire should he consume Rimuru, namely the Gluttony skill. That said, given the slime's achievements, this plan is at an impasse because he's aware that it's also likely that Rimuru might be able to consume him first instead, potentially granting him the Blacklight Virus and all that entails. He already lost to James Heller, and that was his own doing. He will not let this slime be the next.
    • While the former sergeant is still getting used to having allies of comparable strength, Heller and Rimuru were able to forge an alliance in stopping Mercer's plots.
    • Metallix also wants to obtain Rimuru's powers for similar reasons, but is also wary that one wrong move and all of his powers (innate and copied), not to mention the materials that compose his body, can end up being absorbed by the slime. And so far, he's not given Rimuru—who isn't confrontational by nature—good reason to hunt him down, but it might only be a matter of time.
  • Given it's also a monster-populated place like the Federation he's the leader of, Rimuru decided to visit the Anur System, though was advised to not assume a human form due to their xenophobia against humans. He hopes to change their sentiments one day.
  • Can also be found in Power Gains & Losses.
  • "I'm not a bad slime!"

Intermediate Gods

    Carter Hall/Hawkman 
Carter Hall, God of Reincarnation (Hawkman, Katar Hol, The Winged Avenger)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: The Hawk Emblem
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: The Reincarnation of Prince Khufu, Jerks With Gold Hearts, Wings.
  • Domains: Superheroics, Destiny, Love (Shared with Shiera)
  • Followers: Einhart Stratos, Harusumi, Blazer, Caspian.
  • Allies:
  • Rivals: Shu Shirakawa.
  • Enemies: Lex Luthor, The Joker, Harley Quinn, Deathstroke, Floyd Lawton/Deadshot and other DC villains, Imhotep, Kuphulu
  • Opposes: Regime Superman.
  • Uneasy Relationship: Flash Gordon.
  • Figuring out how to ascend Hawkman turned out to be one of the most harrowing ascensions yet. His history is so convoluted, it took weeks of arguing which Hawkman to ascend: the archeologist or the alien. It was Shiera who decided to go with the former in order to keep things consistent. When it was all said and done, Carter Hall arrived for his constant reincarnating. Sure Hawkgirl could job in with him, but she's enjoying the House of Weapons just too much to switch over.
  • After his ascension, he needed help to secure his memories so as to not have them lost once more. To his surprise, there was a deity where forgotten memories were a specialty. And the deity just happened to be a man in a dog's body. Absurdity aside, Hawkman found Fluke to be a great help in retrieving his memories.
  • Is one of the few Blood Knights in the Pantheon. He isn't afraid to use lethal force on others, though he restrains himself most of the time. Those new to them are understandably queasy whenever he returns from a battle.
    • It made it all the more frustrating when he found out that one version of himself had more guts than most in the Justice League to call out Superman for dropping his no-killing rule. It was an act of defiance that cost him his life. Carter remains opposed to him, but knows better not to engage the Tyrannical Superhuman in a direct fight.
  • All versions of himself wield the Nth metal, a unique property that allows him to defy gravity. The wings themselves don't allow him to fly; they only allow him to steer. As a Gravity Master, Shu has made it a priority to collect this metal in order to counter it. Mass production of Nth metal can be detrimental to his powers.
  • Turns out he's not the only one who reincarnates. It has been a feature for the Sailor Scouts for centuries. They may not interact that much, but they are willing to talk to one another on their experiences.
  • It may seem like an unorthodox couple, but the Atom has been at his side for decades. When neither superhero could support their own book, they teamed up for their own adventures and stuck it out ever since. Both are thankful for helping the other out in dismal times.
  • As an archeologist, he has had to deal with many evil mummies as Hawkman. The leader of mummies turned out to be a decent fellow, much to his surprise. Anakaris has been trying to reform his kind thought some dissenters remain.
    • Afterwards, Anakaris introduced his partner Cofagrigus to Hawkman. It was an odd partner to be certain, but the Pokemon was merely content on teaching people to take better care of artifacts.
  • There has been a number of evil mummies to deal with as of late. The likes of Imhotep and Kuphulu are more than a match for him.
  • He would like to point out that the time when Deathstroke nearly took out the entire Justice League (him included) was a fluke. It remains a sore spot to this day. He relishes the opportunity for a rematch.
  • Was impressed with the bravery of a fellow archaeologist named Indiana Jones, especially for a man who merely wants to find more items for the museum. Indy has always been quick to his feet, a feature that has saved his life multiple times. Hawkman has always liked someone who is spontaneous and trusts him more than most on strategy.
  • Flash Gordon can't help but wonder if Hawkman is related to the Hawkmen he has had to deal with. While the species aren't evil, they always give him a hard time. It makes him just as uneasy as when he sees Hawkgirl.
  • He's often an odds with Green Arrow due to their contrasting political viewpoints, as he's the conservative to Oliver's liberal. That doesn't stop them from joining forces against the supervillains.
  • Found a version of his in the Arrowverse. While his appearance was highly anticipated, his avatar didn't leave much of an impression. He hopes someone else would be able to do a better job with a live action version of himself.

    Johann Faust VIII 
Johann Faust VIII, God of Loving the Dead
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Lesser Gods

    Epsilon (Red vs. Blue
Epsilon, God of Rebirth by Memory (Leonard Church, Alpha 2.0)
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  • Lesser God
  • Theme Music: I am the Best, Now That We've Come So Far
  • Symbol: His Sniper Rifle laying on a hill
  • Allignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Being The Incarnation of Church's Memory, taking levels in kindness, still being a rotten shot with a sniper rifle, being a Walking Late-Arrival Spoiler, Deconstructing himself to save his friends.
  • Domain: Memory, Trauma, Artificial Intelligence, Clone
  • Allies: Agent Carolina, Agent Washington, Caboose, Tucker, Lopez, Sarge, Simmons, Donut, Grif, Primus and his followers (Epsilon fully accepts his own identity as a robot), Kamina (who likes Epsilon's attitude compared to Alpha's), Yui Ikari, Master Chief and Cortana, Shadow the Hedgehog, Pyrrha Nikos and the rest of Teams RWBY and JNPR, plus Qrow Branwen
  • Enemies: The Director of Project Freelancer, the AIs that tortured Alpha (and himself by extension), Gendo Ikari, Kyubey, Bernkastel, The Meta, Felix, Roman Torchwick, Cinder Fall, Adam Taurus
  • Rivals: Alpha
  • Pities: The Meta
  • Complicated Relationship with: Tex, Doc
  • Epsilon first took the identity of Alpha sometime after Alpha's death. While his memories were originally screwed up (thanks to one Michael J. Caboose), Epsilon unlocked more and more of Alpha's memories until he became a complete reincarnation of Alpha.
  • While Epsilon was always the Living Memory of Alpha, he never really ascended until that point in time when he managed to unlock all of Alpha's memories (even the ones that Alpha doesn't remember).
  • Despite being a memory reincarnation of Alpha, Epsilon is quite different in many ways. He is much more polite than Alpha, and he is somewhat less resigned. Oh, and he has a taste for rap music that Alpha never had.
    • Though he is a Nice Guy, Epsilon does have a Berserk Button in the form of people with a penchant for emotional torture, as they bring back horrible memories. When he gets angry, he gets angry - he starts ranting and grows to a massive size. Since that pushed his friends away once, Epsilon is trying to control it.
  • Probably the only deity in the Pantheon to immediately leap to the defense of Shinji Ikari. Epsilon claims that Shinji's not a wuss; underneath his insecurities, he tries his hardest to appease his father, much like Agent Carolina.
    • Yui Ikari has started to develop a respect for him. She doesn't get why Epsilon keeps accidentally calling her "Allison", however.
  • Wants to form a friendship with Fate Testarossa, because he sees a lot of Tex in her - in particular, her maternal instinct and status as a Replacement Goldfish. That, and he kinda wants a chance to possess Bardiche.
  • When Aya Shameimaru asked why he hates Kyubey, Epsilon claimed that where others see young girls being driven to despair, he only sees AI being fragmented and harvested.
  • Not sure what to think of Homura Akemi. On the one hand, her dedication towards Madoka makes him think of the Director's obsession with Allison... on the other hand, that dedication also reminds him of his feelings for Tex and the pain he had to go through because of them. Ultimately, however, he sympathizes with her, since her Moemura persona seems a lot like Theta - Homura's discarding of that look hit too close to home.
  • May or may not be a Vocaloid.
  • Has a rival in Alpha, his original self. The two are scheduled to have a sniper duel in the House of Combat. Don't expect either of them to actually hit the other.
    • Unless one makes a very lucky shot.
  • Is not happy to find that the Meta is in the Pantheon. While Epsilon is understandably terrified, he also feels sorry for Meta, viewing him as merely another casualty of The Director's plans.
  • Has an odd friendship with the Master Chief. Whom he met after an incident involving Grif and a Speak-n-Spell. The Chief likes having the assistance of an AI while he waits for Cortana to ascend. And Epsilon simply likes not having to deal with dumbasses on a daily basis. Ever since Cortana ascended, Epsilon stuck around with Washington until Carolina's ascension. They're happy to reinstate their partnership, which Wiz and Boomstick even said to be good enough to give Carolina an edge over the Meta, and is symbolic to how Epsilon is based around Carolina's father.
  • Some people around the Pantheon have been giving him odd looks after a complete armor failure under his watch, but he seems to be staying silent on the matter.
    • The problem was later determined to be from the fact that Epsilon is a little "old" for a neural-map AI, and armor-enhancement tech has been advancing so rapidly that handling a suit of powered armor outfitted with multiple enhancement programs and running them all at once was a bit too much for him. Since then, the Pantheon's brightest minds in the fields of artificial intelligence and magitech have upgraded Epsilon's core matrices and structures considerably; now, he is able to handle the latest in Freelancer and Mjolnir armor systems without trouble.
  • Dislikes that the Pantheon decided to resurrect Omega when Doc was ascended, and thus bolts whenever the evil personality manifests.
  • Epsilon deconstructed himself into fragments in order to power Tucker's suit and give a higher chance for the Blood Gulch Crew to fight their way out of Hargrove's ship. And before that happened, he gave a speech which included how so many heroes and heroines sacrifice themselves for the greater good and for others, but would never really be able to know the outcome of it all and that they just needed faith to do it. The other deities' reactions to that are mixed, but they can all agree that his point was quite valid.
    • It doesn't help that some of the Gods and Goddesses have noticed a connection between his speech and Pyrrha's death. Even she was unsure of the decision to hold off Cinder, knowing that it may very well go wrong. However, in the end she had faith in that since she could buy more time for Beacon to be evacuated. She really hasn't commented much on this, but on the very least Epsilon has tried to comfort her. Epsilon has also made clear Pyrrha is possibly the finest warrior he's met since Carolina.
  • Even if he's a self-admitted asshole, managed to get the sympathy out of the good RWBY deities, with Ruby and Yang in particular wanting to spend more time with him given Epsilon sounds like their father.

    Ostarion the Wraith King 
Ostarion, God of Instant Resurrection (Wraith King, formerly the Skeleton King, Manliest Hero Without Testicles)
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    Patsy Walker/Hellcat 
Patricia "Patsy" Walker, Goddess Rescued from the Underworld (Hellcat, Patricia Walker Baxter Hellstrom, Trish Walker)
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    Sweet P 
Sweet Pig-Trunks, God of Villains Reborn For A Second Chance At Life (Sweet P, The Vessel)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: An apple with cute horns
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Walking Spoiler, Cheerful Child, Is The Lich Reborn As A Child From Regenerative Blood, Nice Guy, Gentle Giant, Has The Lich In Him But Has Told Him To Shove It, Big Fun, Beware the Nice Ones, Future Badass
  • Domains: Rebirth, Sweetness, Giants, Children, Happiness
  • Heralds: Tree Trunks and Mr. Pig (his adoptive parents)
  • High Priest: Uub
  • Special relationship with: The Lich (his former self)
  • Interests: The Life Entity
  • Allies: Finn and Jake, Lumpy Space Princess, Fat Majin Buu, Son Goku, Rachel Roth, Chiyo Mihama, Yotsuba Koiwai, Jin Kazama, Shouto Todoroki, Satsuki and Mei Kusakabe, Orion, Zero(Mega Man), Samurai Jack, Ashi
  • Enemies: The Lich, Majin Buu, Babidi, Nekron, William Hand (really the Grand United Alliance of Destruction as a whole), The Child Abuse Supporters, Relius Clover, Omega(Mega Man), Trigon, Aku
  • Opposes: Those who'd try to manipulate him, bullies, Mandy
  • The Lich's plan to see all life extinct saw him break a prison meant to house the multiverse's deadliest prisoners. He almost won without effort, but made one fatal mistake; not realizing he'd given Finn access to Guardian Blood, which was thrown at him and rejuvenated him into a living child. Adopted by Tree Trunks and Mr Pig, Sweet Pig-Trunks or simply Sweet P is a kind and happy boy, a reset to the Omnicidal Maniac that was the Lich. However a small part of his former self still persists in the boy.
  • Used to be the person-shaped can of the Lich, however they gained separate existence thanks to Farmworld Jake transforming into the Lich. While that Lich was beat, his hand fell into every universe and tried to get the Lich to turn to evil. Sweet P told him to shove it and removed the Lich from Ooo. Learning the Lich exists in the Trope Pantheon has motivated Sweet P to train to be a better hero and get rid of him once and for all.
  • For someone who was the Lich in his past life, Sweet P is a really cheerful and pleasant kid. He attributes a lot of this to his adoptive parents. He likes to play with other happy and cheerful kids like the Kusakabe siblings, Chiyo and Yotsuba. He doesn't like bullies, and wants to remind people that he might be a Nice Guy but he'll defend himself if he needs to. He's not fond of Mandy either, since she's a jerk who bosses around supernatural beings and might want to figure out how to control the evil inside of him.
    • Studying in the House of School like any other child. It's advised against giving him any arcane knowledge; he's not old enough to deal with it yet.
  • Lumpy Space Princess was a babysitter for him once. It didn't work out that well but she did try. Sweet P learned that her anti-elemental powers helped restore Ooo after the elementals went wild and un-candified his parents(which was upsetting him), also restoring the horn Billy broke off back when he was the Lich. Sweet P's really thankful for this.
  • The Lich is a sort of dad for Sweet P, though obviously not a good one. Due to his loving adoptive parents and how much of a jerk the Lich was to him, Sweet P has nothing but disdain for the Child Abuse Supporters and evil parents like Relius Clover. Though Endeavor isn't the embodiment of evil, he's still a massive prick and he sympathizes with Shouto Todoroki for having to put up with him. He also understands the struggle that Jin Kazama deals with when it comes to his paternal family and the Devil Gene, though is wary as he helped cause World War III in his universe.
  • The House of Heroes has welcomed Sweet P with open hands, telling him that there are several heroes who originate from ultimate evil and that he should feel no shame in where he came from. Orion and Zero have both struggled with their almost literal demons and come out on top, and want to train Sweet P to be a hero. Ashi has personally dealt with her evil father trying to possess and corrupt her. Samurai Jack also wants to help train him in being a hero. He was saddened that Ashi was erased from her universe with Aku, while Sweet P still lives with the Lich gone.
  • Hates Aku and Trigon. They may not be omnicidal maniacs, but they're just like the Lich-pure evil forces who seek to dominate the cosmos and make their children bend to their will. He's become friends with Ashi, and wants the Shogun of Sorrow to stop bothering her. Raven wants to help him use powers he may have inherited from the Lich for good. Sweet P appreciates it, though he thinks she's a bit spooky.
  • Finds he has a lot in common with Fat Buu, as they both use to be ultimate embodiments of death and destruction that were altered into a more harmless, chubby and happy form. Fat Buu took a bit longer to go from Obliviously Evil to good, but still. And Majin Buu was reincarnated into a good person. Babidi wants to use the Majin spell to control Sweet P, but it failed because Sweet P doesn't have any real meanness in him to control. And even if Babidi got the Lich part in him, it wouldn't end well. Of course since this is Babidi, he didn't even consider that.
  • It is unknown what would happen if Sweet P ever dies or is made undead. Only the Grand United Alliance of Destruction wants to try it. Nekron believes that a Black Lantern ring might work on him(though not without effort) and wants Black Hand to do it, since it would probably bring back the Lich. The Grand United Alliance of Good is doing what they can to make sure that never happens. The Life Entity is watching him, believing he could be a champion of the white light of life in the future and the ultimate foe of the Lich.
  • Due to Betty banishing all of Golb's creations from Ooo, the Lich's evil may have been purged from Sweet P. His future seems to be in good hands either way, as 1000 years in the future he's become a giant who protects Ooo. Much like Billy actually, which infuriates the Lich to no end.

Demigods

    The Ashen One 
The Ashen One, God/Goddess of Being Revived For A Task (Unkindled Ash, Champion of Ash, Lord of Hollows, Stealer of Flame)
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  • Theme Song: Hollow
  • Rank: Demigod, but with their resolve and skills, they can defeat the likes of Greater Gods and Overdeities. When becoming the Lord of Hollows, gains the power of a Greater God.
  • Symbol: An Ember. Alternatively, the emblem of whatever covenant they joined.
  • Alignment: True Neutral normally, Lawful Neutral as the Lord of Cinder, Chaotic Neutral as the Lord of Hollows, Chaotic Evil as the Stealer of Flame.
  • Portfolio: Undeath, Determinator, Multiple-Choice Past, Heroic Mime, 24-Hour Armor, Action Survivor, Weaker Than The Average Undead, Last of His Kind, Achieving Impossible Feats Despite Being Weaker Than an Undead, Deciding The Fate of The World, Killing The Lords of Cinders, Destroying The Ringed City, Screw Destiny, The First To Harness Both Light And Dark, Usurping The First Flame
  • Domains: Undeath, Combat, Greed, Duty, Fire, Usurpation
  • Allies: Maiden in Black, Tiki, The Chosen Undead and The Bearer of The Curse, Solaire, The Good Hunter, Jeanne D'arc, Cosmos, The Phantom Thieves
  • Enemies: Pontiff Sulyvahn, Father Ariandel and Sister Friede, The Nameless King, Yuuki Terumi, YHVH, Charles zi Britannia, Sheev Palpatine
  • Conflicting Relations: Gwyn
  • Odd Friendships: Gilgamesh
  • High Priest: The Firekeeper
  • For the average mortal, slaying a being such as the Soul of Cinder would have immediately ascended them into the pantheon and yet, for the Ashen One, they remained unchanged. The reason for this peculiarity is unknown but in the time waiting, they have single-handily defeated Father Ariandel and Sister Friede, slain the dragon Midir, ruined the Ringed City, and came out victorious against the very avatar of the Dark Soul. Only then did they finally ascend. Those in the House of Knowledge are still figuring out why, though perhaps it has something to do with their nature of being unkindled.
  • Another thing that perplexes the Pantheon is the unkindled's origins. Not only does it seems to be inconsistent, but they also seem to lack a definitive link to their Lord of Cinder unlike others that were resurrected along side them. Anri for Aldritch, Siegward for Yhorm, and Hawkwood for The Abysswatchers, but the connection the Ashen One holds to the Lothric twins is a mystery, if there even is any. Though that hasn't stopped some from theorizing.
  • One can be forgiven for doubting the unkindled's achievements when their status is even lesser to that of an undead. However, all of said achievements have been proven and that they WERE earned. It has been a joke to ask any gods in the House of Prophecy if they have given the Ashen One some favor. When asking the person themselves, the only reply questioners received was "Getting Good".
  • They are getting increasingly frustrated with all the "Touch the darkness within me." jokes. Yes, they know it's an innuendo, no, it is not even remotely funny to them, not even the first time. Repeated use of this joke is a quick way of earning the unkindled's ire.
  • Doesn't hold a high regard for authority figures that shirk from their duties. It is that reason they were brought back from the dead and the reason their world was at the brink. Palapatine and Charles zi Britannia are two of such examples.
  • They were quite baffled in meeting Solaire of Astora, Never would they have thought the leader of the Warrior of Sunlight to be so jovial.
  • Surprisingly holds a cordial relationship with Gilgamesh of all people. Yes, THAT Gilgamesh. It probably has something to do with flipping his switch.
  • They are quite fond of Tiki, perhaps because how the dragon reminds them of Yorshka and a certain Painting Girl.
    • The same can be said with the Maiden in Black in comparison to the Firekeeper, though it does unnerve the Ashen One the slightest bit on how similar their traits and roles are.
  • Their relationship with Gwyn is strained to say it simply. On the one hand, they killed the Lord of Light's traitorous firstborn and did their duty in returning the Lords of Cinder to their throne, even Aldritch. On the other, they destroyed the Ringed City, the last bastion of the gods, and killed Filanore. Even if it were an accident, this has put the two in a rough position.
    • Though there is a small reprieve with the condolences they gave to Gwyn on the fate that fallen upon Gwyndolin.
  • They can be seen stocking weapons and items for ventures into the Painted World of Ariandel to both kill Sister Friede and Father Ariandel permanently and set fire to the painted world for good. Because when a world is rotten, you must burn it away.
  • Despite their amicable personality and the good intentions they hold. It is important to know that The Ashen One is inherently greedy. To leave no secret unearthed, every fleeing man caught, and every answer known. Something that has brought a lot of agony many times, for both themselves and others, throughout their journey. Look no further than what they have done to the Ringed City for proof of that. They may be kind at heart but it has to be kept in mind that the curse of life is the curse of want, and no one is more cursed by it than the Ashen One.
  • If one were to ask for their feelings on the task of returning the lords to their thrones well...
  • It's best not to talk about poise in their vicinity. They are still sour in how easy it is for them to stagger when hit in comparison to their predecessors. Especially with all the teasing at their expense.
  • Is banned from entering any tournament or sparring with an Estoc or any similar stabbing weapon. Others have gone on to complain how the Ashen One keeps repeating the exact same attack over and over with little to no thought or variety. The fact that the Unkindled won a good amount of said matches just adds salt to the wound.
    • To a lesser extent are the Ringed Knight Paired Greatswords and the Dancer's Enchanted Blades for their Stun Lock and Spam Attack respectively.
  • The similarities between Yharnam and Irithyll has not been lost on the unkindled, and has even gotten in on the joke by helping the Good Hunter in their patrols and vice versa.
  • Holds a very high disdain for tricksters, the likes of Yuuki Terumi especially. Can be heard muttering under their breath something along the lines of "Patches with the First Flame".
    • Speaking of Patches, The Chosen Undead, The Hunter, The Slayer of Demons, and The Ashen One agreed that never should any of the Patches meet.
    • Many are also skeptical of the stories that such a hyena was once an honest and kind man before he became who he is now or that he is even capable of genuine help.
  • It touched the Bearer's heart when the Unkindled showed the mask and greatsword of Lucatiel, a knight from Mirrah. It gives the former peace that they were able to keep their promise.
    • The Bearer was also surprised to see Raime's Ultragreatsword remain in tact, before telling the Ashen One to put it away. The weapon holds bad memories it seems.
  • They devastated the Chosen Undead when they told that Quelanna's Sister died at some point during the countless millennia, and are barely comforted by the fact that she didn't die alone.
  • They almost mistaken Jeanne D'arc for a certain knightess whom they met in their journey. After that small blunder though, the two struck a good relationship and can be seen talking to each other from time to time, well mostly on Jeanne's part. It also helps that the saint holds a passing resemblance to their firekeeper.
  • Can sometimes be seen heading out with a large and broken executioner's sword in hand. When asked about it, they state that it is in memory of an old friend.
  • If they're seen grumpily stomping back to their temple it is best not to bother them. It's likely they've been summoned to help someone else only to walk an unspecified long distance just to be dragged into fighting Midir for the umpteenth time. Needless to say, they are growing tired of fighting the same foe.
    • Alternatively, they were tricked or ganked by a opposing party.
  • Wasn't too pleased to find the tyrant, Sulyvahn ascended into the Pantheon, even more so that he arrived before them and they have clashed with the Pontiff at any occasion they can find possible, and won't cease until the sorcerer is dead.
    • Said tyrant is also an enemy that the Ashen One and Gwyn have no grievances over in fighting together.
  • To the complete disbelief of the entire Dark Souls pantheon, The Ashen One enacted the greatest defiance against their worlds cosmology. Not only have they figured a way to control both Light and Dark in harmony, but also usurped the First Flame and ushered in the Age of Man as the Lord of Hollows. Something very few if any thought to be even possible. Reactions were mixed. On one side, The Chosen Undead and The Bearer of The Curse are overjoyed to be free from the Dark Sign, but other gods however, minus Nito, were filled with varying forms of wariness and disapproval. For now humanity is free to learn and master their Dark Souls and whatever else that may entail.
    • This has further strained the relations between The Ashen One and Gwyn as this undoes the sacrifices of many Lords of Cinders that prolonged the Age of Fire that the Lord of Light wished to keep alive. Where it will lead from here, is murky at best.
    • This was muddled even further when conflicting reports arose on what the Unkindled One actually did. Some say they lit the flame, and became another Lord of Cinder, others state they let the flame die out naturally, and others darkly whisper they murdered the Firekeeper, then took the power of the First Flame for themselves to horde. And of course, there are the rumors they ascended to become the Lord of Hollows.
  • They were given much flak for what they did to Anri to usurp the flame, even if it can be justified and is also the only way Anri actually gets to live (kind of).
  • At occasions, they help in the heists of Good Aligned Crime Gods, those alike Robin Hood especially. Though strictly for the thief's own protection. A lingering guilt perhaps?
  • Also holds a place in Outlooks on Job.
  • Asheth seeketh embers...

    Eric Draven 
Eric Draven, God Rising Out From His Grave
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  • Leitmotif: "Burn" by The Cure
  • Demigod ( Lesser God as of "Project: Alternate Gentaro")
  • Symbol: A Crow next to a Drama Mask of Tragedy
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good, Chaotic Evil as of "Project: Alternate Gentaro"
  • Portfolio: non-evil dark characters, Healing Factor (which is good against most circumstances), those with very maniacal laughs, crows, resurrection, powerful mental attacks
  • Domains: Death, Vengeance, Darkness
  • Allies: Asura, Bruce Lee (Father figure), Midna, all good Gods in the House of Life and Death, Spawn
  • Enemies: Evil Gods in the House of Crime, Hatred and House of Life and Death.
  • Used to be friends with: Jeff Hardy
  • Thought that he could rest after finally defeating those who killed him, the crow resurrected him as he was needed in the Pantheon. Eric, sensing there were dark souls that needed to be cleansed, agreed.
  • Has two different backstories: one of him involved him being a happy-go-lucky mechanic before death struck him down, or he was an aspiring rock guitarist who was killed (Along with his fianceé) on his wedding night by a couple of gangsters.
  • Has a very uneasy relationship with Bruce Lee, as he sees Bruce as a father figure of some sorts. Bruce, likewise, feels the same...as if he's seeing into the eyes of a son he never got a chance to see grow up. Oh if Bruce only knew...
  • Guns are not a good idea to use against him. One, he's dead. Two, he'll laugh at your pitiful attempts to hurt him. Three, accidental gun use is the reason that things went sour, to put it lightly.
  • Whatever you do, don't confuse him for the Eric that goes by the moniker of "The Phantom of the Opera". It...just won't end well. Although, it has been said that Eric Draven got his name from said Phantom due to what both have to go through.
    • Finds it amusing if he's confused with Eric Cartman, though. Cartman finds Draven's sociopathy and rampages to be amazing while Draven gets "lessons" on how to enact the most pain.
    • On the other hand, Eric doesn't like Draven, finding him too self-centered and disliking how he tried to kill his crow and deface his shrine.
  • Is a God that Gentaro Kisaragi sympathizes with, not only for his tragic backstory but also because of that..."other Gentaro" trauma he's going through. He himself tried to get to his own conclusions about what happened to Gentaro, but was blindsided and brainwashed by Alternate!Gentaro who was then used to Mind Rape Takatora Kureshima—an unwitting instigator for the whole mess as a whole—and caused the man to be sent into the Friendship Asylum.
    • Post Asylum, he's now on parole and assisting Carmelita Fox during the events of "Tarot Crusaders". He was NOT HAPPY over Jeff Hardy's decision to become "Brother Nero" to put it lightly, as the two were said to have gotten to be close friends due to their outlooks on life. He feels like Jeff becoming "Brother Nero" was like going back to the same craziness that created the Friendship Asylum in the first place. If he should find these Broken Brothers in his path, he's going to give them no mercy.
  • Gets along well with Asura seeing as they both won't rest until they are able to enact vengeance on the people they care about. Asura is now training Erik in combat to better defend himself.
  • HATES a lot of Evil gods in the House of Crime, since it was scum like them that caused him and his fianceé to die in the first place. He does sympathize with Omar Little though.
  • "I am pilot error. I am fetal distress. I am the random chromosome. I am complete and total madness. I am fear."

Quasideities

    Gwen Stacy 
Gwendolyne "Gwen" Stacy, Goddess of Frequently Revived Dead People ([clones] Abby-L, Joyce Delaney)
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: The image of Spider-Man cradling her body in his arms
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Dead People That Constantly Reappear Through Cloning, Deaths The Hero Takes Responsibility For, Dead Love Interest, Not Quite Saved Enough, Blaming Spider-Man For Her Father's Death, Impossible Hourglass Figure, Uptown Girl, First Love, Defrosting Ice Queen
  • Domains: Revival, Forgery, Love, Guilt
  • Allies: Spider-Gwen, Flash Thompson, Jason Todd, Fuuka Akitsuki, Mayuri, Ashi, Weiss Schnee, Wichita
  • Enemies: The Green Goblin, Carnage, Dr. Octopus, Mysterio, Libby, any Mad Scientist deities
  • Spider-Gwen's research about her alternate counterparts made her discover that the "original" Gwen from Earth-616 was repeatedly cloned after her death, mostly by the villain known as the Jackal. At times, multiple Gwens at once! Saddened to see such a exploitation of someone's memory, the Pantheon decided to just revive the original. And once she was caught up on the reasons for ascension, Gwen now hates clones as much as her ex, Spider-Man.
  • Gwen was tragically murdered after being thrown from a bridge. Spider-Man catching her with his web right before the crash might have contributed to make things worse, but let's not discuss it. All we know is that Gwen now avoids heights.
  • Given how much of their psyches were molded by Gwen's death, Spider-Man and Mary Jane Watson have not been warned of her ascension. Gwen understands it, feeling they went through a lot (specially with meeting all her clones), and state she sees no problem seeing her two best friends hooking up, feeling a relationship so deep that led to a marriage was simply meant to be.
  • The Pantheon was unable to prevent her killer, The Green Goblin, from learning it. Norman is now uncertain on whether he wants to just make Spidey discover about Gwen or attempt to murder her in front of his eyes again For the Evulz. This is a particularly sore point as Gwen supposedly had a one night stand with Norman Osborn and gave birth to twins, something she refuses to comment on.
  • Carnage is held in high contempt by Gwen given in another continuity she was killed by said Symbiote. She also dislikes Libby for reminding Gwen of her own Alpha Bitch phase.
  • Being both the deity that brought Gwen to Pantheon and basically herself with superpowers, Spider-Gwen has become closer to the "original" and has since started teaching self-defence.
    • Gwen was also impressed that her schoolmate Flash Thompson is a super agent, and the two have become friends again.
  • Has become closer to Jason Todd, who is roughly her equivalent in DC Comics, even if she opposes his morals and undeniably envies how instead being of being impersonated by clones, Jason eventually got back to life, no matter how weird the reason for that was.
  • All deities that upon death caused much pain to their lovers have gotten closer to Gwen, such as Fuuka, Mayuri and Ashi. After all, victims need to stick together. Gwen and Fuuka also have the similarity of being Spared by the Adaptation at least once.
  • Somehow got along with Weiss Schnee, as both are Defrosting Ice Queens who have abilities the other admires - Gwen's prowess with science and research, and Weiss' magic and fighting skills. The only difference is their love lives: Weiss' experience with infatuated nerds is not one that makes her consider a relationship.
  • Was downright startled when she ran into Wichita, who is a redhaired version of herself. After some mix-up clarity, they ended up befriending each other. Gwen also felt some sort of familiarity when walking near Rexie's temple.


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