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    Bruce Lee 
Bruce Lee AKA Li Xiaolong in pinyin, God of Martial Arts and Kung Fu Noises (The Dragon) (no, not that kind of Dragon, or that one, either)
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    The Chosen One 
The Chosen One, God of Unrealistic Martial Arts
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His… gopher-chucks
  • Alignment: Neutral Good, but can also be Chaotic Stupid at times
  • Portfolio: Hilariously Unrealistic Martial Arts, The Chosen One, Raised By Various Desert Animals, Mighty Whitey Despite Asian Parents, Narm Charm, So Bad, It's Good, Funny Bruce Lee Noises, Gopher Chucks, Affectionate Parody to low-budget Kung Fu films, It Makes Sense in Context... actually, nothing makes any sense at all
  • Domain(s): Martial Arts (Spoofed), Destiny, Slapstick
  • Herald: Tonguey (his tongue), Dog (his pet dog)
  • Allies: Po, Fighter McWarrior
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: All other (serious) good-aligned martial artists
  • Rivals: All other (serious) non-evil-aligned martial artists (at least those who can take him seriously enough)
  • Enemies: All killers ("killing is badong!")
  • Distrusts: Aliens, particularly those who are French
  • Opposes: Any deity who uses claw-like weapons (THEY HURT LIKE CRAP, MAN!)
  • Opposed by: all cows and whales, Miltank, Tauros
  • Martial arts are regarded as a perfect fighting style when facing an opponent without resorting to weapons, and are seen as a great tool to develop one’s own character. Some characters take them to new levels, but are still serious enough to be forgiven. And then there’s this guy, who purposefully defy all laws of martial arts and make his fighting style really… wacko, to say the least.
  • As stated, his fighting style and his irresponsible demeanor gets him mixed reactions from most of the martial artist deities out there.
  • At least he and Po can relate to each other in one thing.
  • He doesn’t have a name, he’s only called the Chosen One. Why? Because there’s a face on his tongue, and his name is Tonguey.
  • Owns a classic red convertible. No one knows how he procured it in Imperial China and he has no answer.
  • He has gopher-chucks, which are naturally made of gophers with a rope tied between them. Understandably, Chip and Dale and some other mouse-related deities are very annoyed at his reckless handling of the gophers, not that he (or the gophers used) cares though.
    • There's also the fact that he once used a squirrel as a Pocket Protector.
    • And then Fighter McWarrior approached him to demonstrate and argue that sword-chucks are better. Somehow, they ended up becoming friends.
  • No (ascended) martial arts master worth their salt would ever consider training anybody incorrectly. Except some real life masters really do that for students they deem unworthy. They do admit to toughening up the practicioners' skin (though not to the extent of using mercury from a thermometer).
  • Apparently, his story is akin to an Abridged Series long before LittleKuriboh created Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series.
  • Simba doesn't believe for a second that his father showed up to guide the Chosen One, despite the "martial artist" saying so. And with Mufasa himself missing, there's no way to (dis)prove it.
    • Eventually, upon Mufasa's return, Simba came to him and explained the matter to him. Simba didn't believe the human's claims for a second... a feeling shared by his father too. Turned out The Chosen One had mixed things up and confused Mufasa for another being named Mu-Shu Fasa. The lions simply laughed it off.
  • For some inexplicable reason, while wandering in the House of Beasts, something about the Chosen One peeved Miltank something fierce and she engaged him in battle. And unlike Moon Yuu, she was dangerously competent. And she got really furious once he grabbed her teats in an attempt to drain her like he did the other cow (of course, she smacked his hands off when he did that).
    • And it was around that time that Tauros was about to pay her a visit, and seeing the Chosen One do that (well, fighting Miltank at all) turned him furious too, and he shortly joined the fray. The two Pokémon shortly double-teamed him, but the Chosen One was not through. (Un)fortunately, everyone else intervened and separated the three (well, they kept the two Pokémon close) and a restraining order has been placed on the Chosen One to make sure this doesn't happen again (despite Miltank being the instigator).

    Edmond Honda 
Ōzeki Edmond Honda, God of Sumo Wrestling and Stout yet Strong Figures (Edo Honda, The Blue Tsunami, Hot-blooded Sumo, Supreme Sumo)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His face-markings
  • Theme Songs: E. Honda Stage (CPS1 base)
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Sumo, Fat fighters, Partial Kabukimono, Boisterous Bruiser, Spirited Competitor, Not presently enjoying yokozuna status
  • Domains: Fighting, Competition, Tradition, Law Good
  • Followers: Hinako Shijō, Ōzeki Ganryū, Yokozuna Taka-Arashi, Tomohiro Ishii
  • Allies: Hakan (his best friend), Ryu, Zangief, Blanka, Dhalsim, Elena, Darunia, Sakura Kasugano, Bonk
  • Rivals: Scott Steiner
  • Friendly Rival: Rey Mysterio, Chun-Li, Rufus, Bob Richards
  • Enemies: M. Bison, Balrog, Vega, Vince McMahon
  • Annoyed by: Julia Chang, Garfield
  • Martial artists looking to expand the reach of their craft all over the world through exposure in competitive tournaments is nothing new. One of the most well-known examples of the concept in fictional worlds would be the yokozuna, or sumo wrestling master, known as Edmond Honda, through his role among the original eight playable contestants from the famous second World Warrior Tournament. Fittingly, he originally ascended as the God of Sumo.
    • Once comfortable within the Pantheon, E. Honda again decided to expand upon his base, appealing to those who may not be the tallest fighters out there, but make up for it in immense strength. That and a lot of sumo rikishi just seem to be built that way. Sakura and Ryu were among the first to congratulate him on his accomplishments.
    • He made clear that he will continue to fight M. Bison and his minions whichever way he can. The dictator remains impressed with these developments.
  • Gets particularly heated whenever he faces Vega. The Spanish matador loves to insult the sumo wrestler on his flabby figure, claiming it pales in comparison to his own beauty. Be that it may, expect any confrontation between the two to be ugly.
    • By far his biggest rival has been Zangief. The two have battled it out for years on end, testing each other to see who is the strongest. It also extends to their professions, with each one of them claiming the other to be the superior fighting style. They have shown an interest to add friends Dhalsim and Blanka into the Pantheon in the near future, later successfully campaigning for Dhalsim's entry and being informed when Blanka was discovered to have been lurking around.
    • The closest bond that can match it is with Hakan, God of Oil Wrestling. Hakan may have an even harder time promoting his sport and Honda has been willing to help him in that regard. Usually that involves joining in battles with oil. That way, he can also spread the word about sumo wrestling as well.
    • This has only worsen when the God of Wrestling Promoters actively dissed on sumo in favor of "sports-entertainment" combat. That's something Honda cannot brush off as easily.
  • Gains some sympathy from Rey Mysterio who's busy promoting his latest venture into lucha libre. Their feud is much more friendly as both hope that their brands get more recognition, even helping each other out. Of course all of that friendliness goes out the door whenever they spar.
  • To his delight, Darunia has proven to be very knowledgeable about his art, and the two have faced each other in friendly competition.
  • Scott Steiner has been far less friendly in that matter, publicly dismissing Sumo as an inferior sport. The only reason they haven't duked it out is that they can't decide which type of match to fight it on. They hope to find a neutral battle to end the debate.
  • Has received numerous complaints by Julia Chang about one of his followers. She has been begging him to explain to Ganryū that she doesn't share his feelings for her. Honda explained that even when he does say so, it doesn't appear to faze Ganryū.
  • Uses his time in the House of Sports to try and make Sumo an official sport in the Olympics. He may not be able to do it directly, but with enough influence, he hopes to convince the IOC to add his prized profession.
  • His most famous attack has been the Flying Headbutt, around in every game he has appeared. He is particularly honored to have Bonk as the official representative of the move.
  • His journey of finding people built like him led him to the House of Combat. It was there that he met one familiar face. Rufus repeated his lack of interest in the sport, instead wanting to earn another win on his belt. Bob was more receptive to the idea, though it's only a half-hearted interest.
  • Gets compared to Chun-Li when it comes to multihit moves. Both he and Chun-Li went into a bit of a feud over the title before letting it go. They would decide the one who will receive the title at a more appropriate time.
  • Would rather not get compared to Garfield. He may eat a lot, but at least he does it for his sport; Garfield only eats for his own entertainment. Efforts to try and convince him to stay in shape have failed so far.
  • While the rest of the classic World Warriors were either dealing with Operation C.H.A.I.N.S., the advent of President G, or some struggle involving either Psycho Power or the Satsui no Hado, Honda has been conspicuously absent from these events. The reason for this has finally been revealed: he's been working on the grand reopening of his Sumo stable, Honda Sento, including the famous Kapukon Yu public bathhouse.
  • Also has a temple in the House of Body Sizes.

    Ip Man 
Ip Man AKA Ye Wen in pinyin, Divine Grandmaster of Wing Chun (He Who Tamed The Dragon)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: The Wooden Practice Dummy
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Badass Normal Nice Guys, Old Master, Chinese Martial Virtues, Combat Pragmatist, Doting Parent
  • Domains: Martial Arts, Family Man, One-Man Army,Defender of Innocence, Wing-Chun Kun Fu, Bravery, Honor Before Reason, Kindness
  • Allies: Bruce Lee, Doctor Wong Fei Hong, Donnie Yen (his avatar), Kamijou Touma, Yuuki Konno, Sayaka Miki
  • The teacher of Bruce Lee, God of Martial Artists.
    • How badass is he exactly? Were it not for his teachings, Bruce Lee would not be able to beat Chuck Norris; let that sink in for a moment.
      • Such is his prowess as a warrior that he earned the respect of the Japanese occupying Canton in World War 2, who attempted in persuading him to impart Wing Chung Kung fu to their soldiers. He politely refused, not wishing to betray his people. He cheerfully admits that well choreographed though the fight in his biography may be, he never actually got to fight one General Miura, head of the occupational forces.
    • That said, he has become very dear friends with Donnie Yen, and when he visits the mortal realms the two have been documented to have long and jolly chats with tea and cigarettes while watching the two good biographies made of him, naturally both starring Donnie.
  • In spite of his importance to the Chinese Warrior World, Master Ip is a sweet, kind and humble gentleman who insists that he is first and foremost a family man who was just trying to put a roof over his sons' heads and get them through school.
  • Deeply admires the staunch-devotion to justice of his new student Miki Sayaka, yet constantly reminds her to not lose sight of family and friendship while being devoted to the good-fight.

    Kim Kaphwan 
Kim Kaphwan, God of Taekwondo and Detecting Bad Guys (The Crown Jewel of Taekwondo)
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    Ranma Saotome 
Ranma Saotome, God(dess) of Gender Bending and Martial Arts Based on Non-Fighting Activities (The Pig-Tailed Girl, Ran-chan, Ranko, Ranma Vincent)
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  • Lesser Deity
  • Symbol: A Bucket and Kettle
  • Theme Song: Jajauma ni Sasenaide (Don't Make Me Violent Like You)
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral leaning towards Good
  • Portfolio: Involuntary Shapeshifting into a girl, Curse with many beneficial side-effects, Martial arts based on non-combat practices, Willing to use anything to win, Self-destructive pride in his fighting ability and in her beauty, Attract the attention of many girls and guys much to their dismay, Often use their charm to get favors, Deadly afraid of cats and will behave like one if he's scared beyond a certain point
  • Domains: Water, Transformation, Chaos, Martial Arts, Adaptiveness
  • Heralds: Akane Tendo (His fiancee)
  • Followers: Anne Onymous, Ash Upton, Tedd Drew Verres
  • Allies: Naruto Uzumaki, Nanoha, Po, Fluttershy, Laharl, Natsuru Sennou, Souji Mitsuka of the Twintails Warriors, Souta Kishibe, Gouken, Mr. Champloo, Lum Invader
  • Enemies: Tai Lung, The Fairy Godmother (Shrek), The Evil Queen, Sabor
  • Opposes: Momo Karuizawa
  • Fears: The entire House of Felines, Catwoman
  • Pities: Yuuta Kimura and Yui Ootsuka
  • Rivals: Tatewaki Kuno, Tenko Chabashira, Kenichi Shirahama, The Chosen One, Faye Valentine
  • Annoyed By: Master Roshi
  • Ranma Saotome was born as the heir to the Anything Goes Martial Arts, a school of martial arts that focuses on using any techniques and tactics, no matter how disparate or dirty they are. Ever since he was little, he traveled on the open road across Japan with his father, who drilled into him the importance of being as manly as possible. One day, they went to an infamous training ground in China named Jusenkyo to spar. What the two didn't know is that the hot springs there were cursed and that anyone who fell in them would turn into the form of the first being to drown in them. During their fight, Ranma fell into the Spring of the Drowned Girl, turning him into a lovely young girl, much to his horror. Thankfully, the change wasn't permanent, but from now on he would turn into a girl whenever soaked by cold water, and back into a boy when touching hot water. Before they could find a way to cure themselves, their father dragged them back to Japan so that they could be wed to one of the daughters of Soun Tendo, the older man's old friend and fellow disciple. And so started a life full of weird, romantic, and life-threatening hijinks.
  • Due to disliking his gender-bending curse, Ranma wasn't especially happy about the position given to him, but all attempts to cure his condition or to give the title to one of his followers met with failure, as much of his life since acquiring his condition has turned around it. Anyway, he has gotten used to his transformations and his title, even if he is very annoyed that nothing in the whole Pantheon can manage to get him rid of it.
    • However, after impressing a lot of deities in the House of Combat with his fighting style that incorporated a lot of knowledge from non-martial skills such as gymnastics and a lot of negotiation, he was able to receive the position of representing Martial Arts Based on Non-Fighting Activities, as he had to fight a lot of people that used such martial arts and managed to learn them all. He would prefer to simply be the god(dess) of that, but at least he has something better to take claim to.
  • Needless to say, he was greatly annoyed that the one person from his world that managed to ascend after him was Tatewaki Kuno, the thoroughly outclassed rival of his male form and the self-declared 'destined love' of his female form. While he actually doesn't mind the almost daily challenges he receives from the easily-dispatched kendo practitioner, he is greatly annoyed by his obsessive love for the 'Pig-Tailed Girl'. Any beatdown or rejections 'she' gives to him is completely useless on the stupid self-proclaimed samurai, much to his frustation. That said, this doesn't stop 'her' from using her charms to sucker the guy into doing things for her when she feels she need to.
  • Ranma is on pretty good terms with Naruto Uzumaki and Nanoha simply because he believes in making friends through fighting people like they do and gets very angry when the one he loves is in serious danger. Though it has been pointed that a lot of his 'friends' are still jerks that don't hesitate when screwing him over, and he returns the favor right back. That said since Naruto and Nanoha are a lot nicer than most of the people back in his world, he still gets along well with them.
  • Ranma is renowned for his ability to learn and adapt virtually any fighting style, and naturally wants to continue to get better even in the Pantheon. As such, this has led to meeting many other martial artists. Upon seeing Po practicing, he at first wondered if it was his father in his own cursed form. He was pleasantly surprised to learn that Po was a more serious and kinder martial artist, and the two have been sparing sometimes.
    • Another time, while in girl form, she happened to meet another martial artist by the name of Tenko Chabashira, whose Neo-Aikido was as about as versatile and pragmatic as the Go-Anything School of martial arts. Curious, she challenged said girl to a friendly sparring match, which she ended up winning. Despite it, the Aikido Practitioner was just glad she got to meet such an awesome fighter. At first, Ranma thought she had met a new friend... until a sudden splash of hot water turned her back into his male form, freaking Tenko out. After an explanation, the misandrist young woman was very ashamed that she lost against a deceptive 'degenerate male' and swore that she would one day become stronger than him and make him pay. The encounter left him pretty bummed, especially since the Ultimate reminded him of Akane Tendo, his reluctant fiancee back home.
  • That said, he also has a crippling weakness in his fear of cats, which of course means he avoids the House of Felines like it's Hell itself. Catwoman's various suits also freak him out a bit. But any attempts to take advantage of that fear are undermined by the fact that if he gets scared by felines beyond reason, his mind is liable to turn into that of a feral cat, causing him to turn into a wild berserker that does whatever it pleases. So far, the only way to get him back from this to his normal state is by being comforted by someone he cares about or by someone good with animals, such as Fluttershy. While she finds it a shame that he fears cats so much and he's embarrassed that he has to be taken care of by a feminine and delicate pony of all people, she's still happy to do it. Though secretly, she's a bit curious about the fact that he looks just like a humanized version of one of the wooden props she used for Nightmare Night.
    • The first time this Cat's Fist 'Technique' was used in the Pantheon was by the actions of Tai Lung. The arrogant snow leopard scoffed at the prospect that a martial artist could have such a stupid weakness, and decided to teach him a lesson about what a warrior was like. At first, things went swimmingly for the kung-fu master as he managed to make Ranma flee all over the place without even touching him. But then, at a speed that was almost blinding, Tai Lung ended up beaten up and scratched on the floor before the feline-crazed teenager started to rampage around the Pantheon. Much chaos ensued until somebody had the idea of calling on Fluttershy's animal expertise, and the wannabe Dragon Warrior swore that he would get revenge for this humiliation. Since this accident, even evil feline deities such as Katz or Claudandus to be wary about provoking him, though they're interested in somehow making the Cat's Fist state of mind somehow permanent.
    • Of course, this hasn't stopped the less intelligent from trying to attack him. As such, he was one day pursued relentlessly by the borderline-psychotic leopard named Sabor while screaming in pure fear. However, before he could get scared into the Cat's Fist, an old woman called Nana intercepted the 'bad kitty' and beat it up thoroughly. Rather than being completely thankful, however, Ranma was just completely ashamed that he had to be saved by a little old lady of all people.
  • Ranma was less than thrilled to meet Momo Karuizi since she sounds and acts like Shampoo, one of his most persistent and obsessive suitors back home. Though her tennis-based fighting skills could be interested, he does his best to avoid the smaller girl.
  • Would rather not entertain the thought of being subjected to a Mode Lock in hir cursed form for good. Despite being comfortable enough with being a girl most of the time and enjoying many of the benefits that come with it, he still fully identifies as a guy. That said, Ranma is indeed aware of how many of his followers have thought about what could happen if the possibility arose, and doesn't enjoy it a single bit. Eventually, he found a person that shares the same woes as he does in the form of the demon Overlord Laharl. While the latter changes into his female form much less frequently, he hates it possibly even more than Ranma does, leading to a mutual understanding.
    • Though Natsuru Sennou can change his gender at will and doing so gives him awesome powers, he and Ranma share the misfortune of getting way too much romantic attention from many girls while they just want a calm life, and so greatly empathizes with each other. While Souji Mitsuka of the Twintails Warriors is in a similar position, Ranma found himself weirded out upon hearing his first rant about the greatness of twintails. Though the martial artist recognizes that his fetish is basically harmless compared to the numerous perverts back in his homeworld, and so the two still managed to become friends. He was completely flabbergasted, however, when he met Souta Kishibe and learned that he actually likes his girl form, if only due to his love of magical girls. That said, he does still enjoy sparring with La Pucelle.
    • On the other hand, while they're both fellow fighters that he could no doubt learn a lot from, he avoids Mai Natsume and Mizuki Suzushiro, as the thought that they completely embraced their new genders and abandoned their maleness completely abhorrent. They personally would like to befriend and help him with his condition, but that's not happening anytime soon.
    • Upon hearing about how Yuuta Kimura and Yui Ootsuka were met with a lot more hardship than he ever did due to their gender changes, he couldn't help but feel bad for the couple. Still, much like with Mizuki and Mai, he tends to avoid them as he finds the prospect of being stuck in a different gender for all of one's life to be completely horrifying.
  • His rivals and fiancee have a strong tendency to find various items to try to force the target of their affection into loving them, and so Ranma has naturally developed a wariness towards love potions and other means to control minds or feelings. So naturally, she is rather suspicious of Urd, who often create love potions as a goddess of love and try to 'help' people with them. But she is even warier of The Fairy Godmother, who has little to no morals when using such things. After he heard about Kuno beginning to work with her for some reason, he has been careful about anything he eats.
  • If there's one glaring fault about Ranma, it's his absurdly high pride in himself. Not only is he very proud of his fighting abilities and tends to get highly competitive with any fellow practitioner of martial arts, especially if they've already beaten him once. For example, in a great pantheon-wide tournament where he happened to be pitted against Kenichi Shirahama and lose. This has caused him to frequently ask for a rematch from the other martial artist, though their rivalry is a mostly friendly one.
    • His feelings about the so-called Chosen One as a competitor are rather... mixed. On the other hand, while he's confused by both the guy being even crazier than all the people back in Nerima and being somehow a white guy born from asian parents, he actually is fairly impressed with his effective if very odd fighting skill. On the other hand, it's one of the few styles he wouldn't even dream of adding to the Anything Go School. Nunchucks made out of gophers are just too much for him.
    • What's odder is his pride in his female form's beauty and ability to attract people, which makes him tends to openly brag about it and get very riled up when 'her' looks are insulted, sometimes even making her rush into trouble to prove her beauty. This attitude has resulted in her getting the ire of the Evil Queen, who is infuriated by the notion that a gender-bent male could even pretend to be more beautiful than she is.
  • Despite the fact that he dislikes his transformation, he has very little qualms in using his appearance as a woman to get favors from men that are weak to female charm, whether it's to accomplish any goals he has or just to get a free meal. Even putting on sexier outfits when he thinks it would work comes rather naturally to the pig-tailed martial artist. On one such day when she was trying to sucker some rich guy into buying her expensive food, it turned out that Faye Valentine was also trying to use her good looks to pull a scam on the same target. While they were at first surprised by their similar voices, the situation soon devolved into a battle of seduction as the two competed fiercely to get the intended victim to favor one of them. Eventually, they were so much focused on this silly battle that the guy left without giving either of them anything, but they still tend to get fiercely competitive when their scams interfere with each other.
  • He's been interested in getting training from martial art teachers within the Pantheon to better his fighting abilities. However, his attempt to go to Master Roshi quickly went awry when the perverted old man asked to see his female form's breasts, which resulted in the turtle hermit being punched into the sky. Though he's much less nefarious than Happosai, Ranma can't help but be reminded of the dirty elderly martial artist from his own world and so greatly dislike him. His meeting with Gouken went much better, however, and so he has begun to try learning the Ansatsuken.
    • Another more fruitful attempt as been when he was made to attend one of Mr. Champloo's cooking class in the Elysium Academy. He was pleasantly surprised to see that such 'cooking' was much more focused on martial arts. And so, though he finds the demon teacher's exageredly hot-bloodness annoying at time, he has begun to regularly attend his lessons to learn more about his fighting style, even if they are very, very odd.
  • Was at first nervous upon seeing Lum, his fellow creation of Rumiko Takahashi, as her appearance and numerous of her characteristics reminded her of Shampoo, the Chinese Amazon that is his self-proclaimed and very possessive fiancee back in his world. And so, he curiously visited her temple where he saw her often shock her herald and love interest Ataru Moroboshi by often shocking him. And so the martial artist tried to help the latter but was unfortunately in his female form at the time. This led to Ataru trying to jump on her and being punished by both a mighty punch and the usual electrocution.
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    Sagat 
Sagat, God of Muay Thai and Achey Scars (Emperor of Muay Thai, The King, 'Victor' Sagat, Our Lord and Savior of Projectile Zoning)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His scarred chest
  • Theme Songs: Sagat Stage (CPS1 base)
  • Alignment: Neutral Good (formerly Neutral Evil)
  • Portfolio: Muay Thai, Awesome Baldies, Eyepatch of Power, Achey Scars, Worthy Opponent, Ruthlessness Mixed With Nobility, Realizing One's Scumbaggery and Atoning For It, Kid-Friendly, Tiger Blow/Uppercut
  • Domains: Sports, Combat, Fighting, Honor
  • Heralds: Willa Maiu and Naumpun (his pet tiger and apprentice, respectively)
  • Followers: Joe Higashi, Bruce Irvin, Brad Burns
  • Allies: Dhalsim, Ryu (a Friendly Rival), Ken Masters, Dan Hibiki, Zangief, Sol Badguy, The Ministry of Atonement, Charles Xavier, Coco
  • Worthy Opponent: Date Masamune, King (Art of Fighting/KOF), Ryo Sakazaki
  • Enemies: M. Bison, Vega, Balrog, F.A.N.G
  • Odd Friendship: Tigress of the Furious Five
  • Was once counted as Bison's henchman, a stigma that Sagat may not be able to cleanse completely (due to some things, like cornflakes, believe it or not). However, he's set to spend the rest of his existence cleaning up for that act after cutting ties with Shadaloo, thus his resolve got him chosen, on recommendation of Sol.
    • His title as King of Muay Thai is now a ceremonial title; there just weren't enough followers of his sport to maintain his power. Instead, he claimed a new title to compensate. His scar, the one that Ryu gave him so many years ago, was what secured his placement in the Pantheon. Count that as yet another ironic way of thanks from the karate master.
  • He's also close to Zangief this way, being those who suffer villainous portrayal until some Retcon saved their roles. He is taking M. Bison´s seat in the Bad Guy Anon as part of his progression.
  • His relations with Dan has been…tumultuous to say the least. He first fought Dan many moons ago as a revenge ploy for the death of his father. It came to a complete surprise that he lost the fight. Satisfied, Dan spared his life and mended relationships. Sagat won't comment on how he lost, but many speculate that the King of Muay Thai threw the fight to help Dan get over his father's death.
  • Has often come to the Combat house to spar with his best rival Ryu. For some reason, Sagat usually declines invitation to come to the Combat House. Instead, he thinks within the Sports house, he could also teach mortals about Muay Thai for good self-defense.
  • Sagat wants to be especially sure that his former student Adon never gets anywhere near the Pantheon. Sagat greatly despises Adon and holds him as one of his greatest failures, and while he doesn´t really see him as a threat, Sagat knows that Adon would easily become influenced by the acts of the more malevolent entities of the Pantheon such as Yuuki or the Joker, and could easily cross the moral line just to achieve his desire of being worshiped as a god.
    • Unfortunately, enough of his followers defected to Adon's side to bring about his ascension. Adon immediately challenged the old man in response, intent on reclaiming the title of God of Muay Thai. The match ended how it last did, with Sagat wiping the floor with the arrogant fool before tossing him out of his temple. It's unlikely to deter his former student from making future challenges.
  • Rumor has it that his ascension may be due to an ever-growing internet movement, which had progressed to "Put_Sagat_In_Pantheon".
  • Sagat has learned that, in an alternate Street Fighter universe created by Masahiko Nagahira, Sagat never accepted the offer to join Shadaloo in the first place, his former student Adon took his place in the organization, and he learned his lesson much earlier. This discovery has improved Sagat´s reputation slightly, and caused Sagat to develop a whole new level of contempt for the then-non-ascended Adon.
  • He never thought that he could find cases of redemption that were far more dire than his. That was the case when he formally signed up to join the Way of the Dawn to help bring it to operations. The other deities were glad to have his fighting skills added to the roster. The group serves as inspiration to continue with his atonement.
  • Admits that Date handles the eyepatch just as well as him, and is also a good enough opponent to fight him to a draw.
  • Was once challenged by a French woman with short hair. The former bodyguard turned bar owner has heard of his skills and wished to compare his Muay Thai with her own. Sagat agreed to her terms and the fight was on. While she lost the fight, she didn't take the loss seriously, instead inviting him to the House of Food for a drink.
  • Initially applied to get the title Bald of Awesome, but ultimately lost out to Charles Xavier. At first he didn't take the loss well, not liking how the telepath can beat most opponents with a thought. But a conversation revealed the man to be wiser than previously thought. Xavier himself was glad to see Sagat turn a new leaf with a new perspective in life.
  • It is said that Sagat uses the ferocity of the tiger in many of his moves. It was only in the pantheon that he managed to take on an actual tiger. After a brief spar with Tigress, the two discussed their fight over tea. The reserved fighters saw a lot in common, including their struggles to contain their rages.
    • A few deities have suggested to Sagat to follow fighting a tiger with a bout against RoboCop for some reason.
  • Sagat is very much a harsh, warrior-minded man. This contrasts him heavily with the pacifistic super-yogi Dhalsim. However, the two men both share a keen sense of justice, so much so that when children from both their locales were kidnapped in conjunction with the issue of Pandora's Box, they promptly teamed up to join the hunt for the Box in hopes of getting answers.
  • Paid a visit to the Kyokugenryu School to see the star champion Ryo. Sagat had heard that this school of karate had five forms of study. He wanted Ryo to fight him using the Tiger (Kou-Ou). Eager to promote the school, Ryo accepted. Afterwards, the two promised to spar some more. When asked about his former pupil King, Sagat shrugged his shoulders, telling him the bouncer already talked about their situation in length.
  • Has great respect towards Coco for rejecting M. Bison's offer to join Shadaloo as a temporary stand-in for F.A.N.G, his replacement in the crime organization's Four Heavenly Kings. Sometime after F.A.N.G ascended to the Pantheon, Sagat heard some gossip about the thin poison man wanting to come after The King because he left Shadaloo.
  • A startling new revelation has come about in that he's potentially able to use the Satsui no Hado, but has been able to suppress it through sheer force of will alone. Gods are keeping an eye on him for this reason.
  • Can also be seen in the House of Personal Appearance.

    Wong Fei Hung 
Doctor Wong Fei-hung AKA Huang Feihong in pinyin, God of Martial Arts Heroes (Tenth Tiger of Canton, The Tiger After Tigers)
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Demigods

    Ran Mouri 
Ran Mouri, Goddess of Reminding People They Know Martial Arts (Ran-neechan, Ran-chan, Ran-kun, Nēchan, Angel, Omae, Rachel Moore)
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  • Demigoddess
  • Symbol: Her hairstyle
  • Theme Song: Ran no Ketsui
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Action Girl, Belligerent Sexual Tension with Shinichi, Big Sister Instinct, Has so much in common with Shinichi, Is so good at Luck-based games like mahgong and poker, Chef of Iron, Takes care of her father, Dude Magnet, Girly Girl with a Tomboy Streak, Is easily alerted to dangerous situations, Kick Chick, Shipper on Deck, Is only in love with Shinichi, Finally responds to Shinichi's love confession after 1005 chapters by kissing him on the check
  • Domains: Love Interests, Childhood Friends, Karate, Feminity, Attraction
  • Herald: Sonoko Suzuki (her best friend)
  • Allies: Shinichi Kudo/Conan Edogawa (her childhood friend-turned boyfriend), Kogoro Mouri (her father), Ai Haibara, Liam/Angel, Dr. John Watson, Makoto, the Investigation Team (especially Chie Satonaka), Akihiko Sanada, Makoto Niijima, Phoenix Wright, Sae Niijima, Peter Burke, Neal Caffrey
  • Enemies: Every criminal in the Pantheon (even if she sympathizes with some of them), Manfred von Karma
  • Respects: Sherlock Holmes, the law enforcement of the Pantheon, but special mention goes to Chun-Li, Lei Wulong, and Renee Montoya
  • Opposes: The Black Organization (specifically Vermouth)
  • Fears: Every monster in the Pantheon, Eric Cartman, Hansel and Gretel (Black Lagoon)
  • Pities/Pitied by: Will Graham and Clarice Starling, The entire House of Love and Affection, but special mention goes to Princess Cadence and Kyu Sugardust
  • Annoyed at: Kaito Kid
  • Complicated Relationship with: Subaru Okiya/Shuichi Akai
  • The karate champion as well as the captain of the martial arts club of Teitan High, Ran Mouri is the childhood friend and love interest of Shinichi Kudo. While going on a trip to Tropical Land, Shinichi left her behind stating that he missed something inside the rollercoaster trip. That is until she went to Shinichi's home, thinking he is already home, only that she could never find him and encountered Dr. Agasa and a kid that she didn't recognize. The latter introduced himself as Conan Edogawa, with Ran taking an interest on the kid and wanted him to stay on her home where it is also where her father's detective agency came from. Now, she is helping her father solve crimes and cases whenever they encounter one, unaware that Conan is the one that solve all the cases and that he is Shinichi Kudo.
  • She was chosen to ascend not only because it seems that either she or someone else will remind someone she is a karate captain, whether or not they are in a dangerous situation, but also that she finally responded to Shinichi's love confession by kissing him on the cheek. Upon meeting Conan in the Pantheon, they were both surprised to meet each other, and she didn't expect him to have already ascended before she. Fearing that Ran will find out his identity soon, the Court of Gods set up a mandate to keep Conan's identity as Shinichi a secret from her until she discovers it by herself.
    • Given how... badly he's kept the secret from several others, despite having successfully sabotaged Ran's progress to finding him out several times, a lot thought that this mandate was stupid and that there should be some sort of middle ground as to what she knows of Conan that will stay in the Pantheon and not follow to the mortal realm. However, due to the threat of the Black Organization, and given how many others have already made it to the Pantheon even before ascending if they ever do, this mandate will stay in effect, but can be re-negotiated with Conan at a later date. The Black Organization is now officially here, giving Conan even more reason to worry. She opposes Vermouth, having seen her hurt Haibara before, even if she doesn't know who her employers are.
  • A former follower of Liam/Angel, he is happy to see the day that one of his followers got to ascend. She is happy to see him and hopes that he will do his best to atone his mistakes. She tries to give him advice when it comes to detective work that she learned from constantly hanging out with Shinichi and her father as he decided to become a detective and hopes he will be a successful one. Liam nonetheless appreciates the advice she gave him as he is far better at fighting demons than solving mysteries.
  • She finally got to meet Shinichi's inspiration, Sherlock Holmes. She's somewhat happy to see that Shinichi isn't in the Pantheon, as while she does hold Holmes huge respect, she doesn't like the idea of hearing Shinichi rambling everything about him. She wanted to thank Holmes for being such an inspiration to Shinichi in his choices and possible career path, and that he became what he is today. During their first meeting, she asked him if he knows where her friend is, which he responded that he will tell her someday.
    • Considering that she is considered the Watson to Shinichi's Holmes, she was visited by John Watson. They do find some Commonality Connection in that they both tend to ask questions to their respective partners when in comes to cases (although Ran started to do this less often, it's still there) and that they can be both protective of them by using their respective combat skills. She also feels bad to see how much he got flanderized by society, and noted that she hopes he will feel better someday and hopes that his wife, Mary Morstan, will ascend someday, considering that she died before Holmes returned, and hopes that they'll find true happiness along the way.
  • As a karate champion, she wanted to know if there are any people that knows the art. This is when she met Makoto, who practices a style of karate called rindo-kan karate. She is curious to see what are the difference between her style of karate and Makoto's. The two respect and bonded with each other because of this and found that fighting each other is one of the most thrilling experiences that they ever have, with Makoto liking Ran even more for how kind and respectful personality combined with how considerate she is to her loved ones. In Ran's perspective, she thinks that Makoto's too serious and needs to calm down a little.
  • She respects the Investigation Team for being able to solve the murders of Inaba by themselves despite the dangers of doing it, but she connected with Chie the most. They are both martial artists, have fears of the horror genre, with Ran encouraging her decision of becoming a police officer. Her thirst for eating also reminds Ran of Genta at times, and tries her best to teach Chie how to expand her cooking skills along with Yukiko and Rise.
    • Other Persona users she had the privilege of meeting that are tough like her are Akihiko Sanada and Makoto Niijima. She bonded with the former for their protective instincts from the people they love and being stubborn about it and their obliviousness of how the opposite sex attracted them. For the latter, she bonded with her thanks to her friendship with Sae Niijima. She felt bad that losing her father causes her to lose her passion as a police officer, which was eventually revived later on and also what she's been through, such as the rumors that she got as a student council president, being blackmailed, and being called useless to the point that it got her so much desperation to prove her usefulness. She also admires her sense of justice and hopes for the best for her.
  • She isn't happy to see that Kaito Kid is a Pantheon god as he had rendered her unconscious once and disguised as her. He had also tried to kiss her when she thought that he was Shinichi. Kaito Kid didn't think that she would actually ascend, although he is spying on her using his dove whenever Conan asks him what she is doing around her day.
  • Her father is a police officer, and still works closely with his former co-workers despite his irritating attitude and questionable idiocy. As such, she respects the law enforcement, but special mention goes to Lei Wulong and Chun-Li, not just because of their practice of martial arts, but also because they are competent in their job as police officers, which reminds her of cops like Detective Sato. She wanted to thank them that there are officers like them and that they try to make the world a better place.
    • She also respects Renee Montoya from those same reasons (minus the martial arts). When she heard that she got accused of murder, she sympathized with her as her father and her old captain also have gone through the same thing. She was also horrified to see that Renee's parents disowned her for being a lesbian. She's happy to see she got better from those experiences and hopes she will live a better life.
  • Her mother is a professional lawyer and is nicknamed the "Queen of the Courtroom", thus she has huge respect to those that are lawyers with a sense of justice. Hearing about this, she met lawyers like Phoenix Wright, whom she respected because he has a huge sense of justice to the point he would rather have a client who actually committed a crime get a guilty verdict, although she thinks that he should have better deduction skills. She also got to meet Sae Niijima, who is happy to see her change of heart, developing a better sense of justice, and that she was able to reconcile with her sister (incidentally also named Makoto), something that she wished that would happen to her father and mother, who were separated at the time being.
    • That said, she truly hates those a that are corrupted, which is the case with Manfred von Karma. She's disgusted to see that is able to convict innocent people with a guilty verdict, how he horribly educated his own children, and that he killed the father of his adoptive son just to keep a perfect record. She hopes to see the day that he will get karma when the time comes.
  • One of her former teachers was a FBI agent, so she was curious to see if there are any that fit that job description. Meeting Will Graham and Clarice Starling, she is amazed at their empathy of criminals, she ended up pitying them hearing that they had been through against Hannibal Lecter, with Will becoming a literal drunk, and that one of their counterparts ended up running away together with the serial killer.
    • There's also Peter Burke, even if his division is more specialized for white collar crimes, though she was a bit conflicted at first with his partner Neal Caffrey (an ex-criminal) before learning of his backstory and acknowledging that he really wants to make things right.
  • She cares a lot about children and will go to great lengths to protect them. As such, almost all kids love her because of her caring, nurturing attitude, but are simply afraid whenever her instincts kick in, but nonetheless love her and would totally have her as a babysitter. Although she is afraid of kids who don't have the mind of normal ones and creep her out, such as like Eric Cartman and Hansel and Gretel (not the classic pair, though).
  • She fears ghosts, not because they are supernatural themselves, but because they would be invulnerable to her martial arts skills. She thus also fears other monsters, as she feels that they would be invulnerable as well. She tries her best to stay away from them as soon as possible, although her fear of monsters causes her to be an easy advantage by the evil-monstrous deities to be spook easily.
    • Until she was eventually backed into a corner and was forced to attack back. As soon as she realized that certain monsters are just as susceptible to her karate, her fear of them has lessened considerably. But those indeed invulnerable (like ghosts), she's going to run.
  • She is extremely lucky in luck-based games such as poker and mahjong. Even though she hates poker, her luck in it is so good that it seems like she is a professional. A lot of people are disputed by how a girl who hates it is so good at it. When asked if she wanted to participate in an another poker round, she refused, as she prefers to keep a healthy lifestyle.
  • Considering that she waited for Shinichi to permanently return, she is pitied by the entire House of Love and Affection, but special mention goes to Princess Cadence and Kyu Sugardust. The former feels bad for the pain that she held inside and hopes that Conan will finally find a way to defeat the Black Organization and reverse the effects on his body, or at least that she would know the truth. For the latter, seeing how made for each other Ran and Shinichi are, not to mention a few glares from Cadence, both are in her whitelist in that neither of them will be involved in her work (especially considering how much of a Dude Magnet Ran is).
  • Also resides in the House of Knowledge.
  • "My name is Ran! I was born to run!"

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