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Overdeities

    The Idea of Evil 
The Idea of Evil, Unholy Living Idea (The Ungodly God Born of Man, God of the Abyss, Desired God)
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  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: The Behelits it spawns
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Absolute Spoiler, God of Evil, Evil As God, Living Idea of Suffering, Created to Explain Suffering, Eldritch Abomination, Greater-Scope Villain, Proving Humans Are Flawed, Because Destiny Says So, Created by Man, Somewhat Unclear Canonicity, Ultimate Evil, As Long as There is Evil
  • Domains: Suffering, Evil, Ideas, Demons, The Astral Plane, Fate, Divinity
  • Underlings: Griffith and The Godhand
  • Venerated by: Junko Enoshima, Damien Thorn, Dr. Weil
  • Allies: Nyarlathotep (Persona), Barbatos, Dis, The Beast
  • Odd Friendship with: Nurgle, Despair of the Endless
  • Rivals: YHVH, The Other Chaos Gods, Yuuki Terumi, The Status Quo, The Ebon Dragon, Yaldabaoth
  • Enemies: Guts and his friends (even if they don't know its existence), Cosmos and the Grand United Alliance of Good, Hope Bringers by default, Bro'dee Walker, Makoto Naegi, Auriel, Philemon, The Hadou Gods, The Emperor of Mankind, The White, The Spectre, Madoka Kaname, Fused Zamasu, Nekron and the Grand United Alliance of Destruction, YHVH and Lucifer, Iroque, Kratos, Aleph, Lucifer (Supernatural), Ahura Mazda, Cyrus, The Phantom Thieves of Heart
  • Opposes: The House of Opposing Fate
  • Opposed by: The Love That Moves The Stars
  • Disappointed in: Angra Mainyu
  • The Idea Of Evil is a being born as a response to humanity's need for a reason for all their suffering, manipulating human affairs and controlling humanity's destiny. It is a common consciousness that transcends individuality, acting as the ego of the world. Its purpose is being responsible for Gut's World being as dark and depressing as it is. Thus it has created every monster, demon, and manipulating every evil force in its world to cause Suffering.
  • It has gained knowledge of the Pantheon and it will expand its purpose to spread suffering to this realm as well, though only a handful of members know that its name and even less knows that it exists. Only Griffith and The Godhand has ever directly had any real face to face. It claims that Griffith is it's Chosen One, meant he may have control over causality and the emotions of humans and gives Griffith the authority that he may do whatever he wants with humans: destroy or liberate them. It has admitted manipulating events surrounding Griffith's ancestry and throughout his life to bring him to that point.
  • Seeks to be the absolute when it comes to gods of evil and despair. The Idea of Evil believes that it is a better lead than Melkor for the Grand United Alliance of Evil, due to existing to explain suffering. Melkor retorts by stating that it is still dependent on humanity, while he is an independent entity who spreads evil beyond Man. The Idea of Evil agrees he has a point and for the most part is on good terms with Melkor, but still covets his role.
  • Existing to enforce a negative status quo in the world of Berserk, the Idea of Evil covets the Status Quo itself and desires to supplicate it. It initially sought to overcome Despair of the Endless, but she represents a far grander hope of despair and on some level the Idea has accepted her supremacy, considering her more as a mentor or older friend. While the Idea didn't plan on it, both the Beast and Yuuki Terumi were hesitant on allying with it because of their superiority complexes. Though believing himself to be the true source of all evil, the Beast ultimately decided it's better to get along. Terumi however just decided to compete with the Idea of Evil due to wanting to bring about his specific flavor of despair, not the Idea's.
  • For apostles and the Godhand, it requires an emotional nadir that it leads to by the manipulation of fate. All so they may make a Deal with the Devil and cross their personal Moral Event Horizon by sacrificing their loved ones. However, all Apostles are inevitably doomed to be Dragged Off to Hell on their death. The "despair leads to monstrosity" transformation is something similar to how the Incubators' processes work, but for completely different reasons. The Idea of Evil regards them as competition, but they do not pay it any mind.
  • Given its creation, the Idea of Evil was soon compared to Nyarlathotep, the embodiment of all human evil. Nyarlathotep boasts that it is absolute proof of the inherent wickedness of mankind, and was overjoyed to see such a God of Evil return to the pantheon. The Idea of Evil has become fond of the newly introduced Barbatos, who's Dark Multiverse represents the worst possible outcomes and reflects its pessimistic view on mankind.
  • Zamasu believes the Idea of Evil to be a perfect argument for his hatred of mortals; they created a god to explain their suffering, only to maintain and enforce it. The White believe it's living proof that humanity's fate is a hopeless one, and needs to perish in a mass Mercy Kill. And Lucifer, son of Chuck Shurley, considers it a reason why humans are disgusting. Most ignore their arguments, particularly Lucifer due to the fact he twisted fallen and broken humans into demons. Cyrus has a more rational response, believing the existence of things like it is why he considers the human spirit flawed and the world in need of a restart.
  • It has attempted to break Hope Bringers, and those that try to end suffering as it believes that it is not true of Humanity's true wants and desires as it believes that it humanity's Destiny. As such, it is opposed by all who oppose hope, and conversely venerated by those that worship despair. Junko Enoshima has become the Idea's chief disciple, and Doctor Weil seeks to bring about great suffering in its name due to his nihilistic loathing of humanity and idealism. It has personally taken a liking to Damien Thorn for reminding it of Griffith, and he wishes to bring about the despoiling of creation through the Idea.
  • The existence of the Idea of Evil is one of the few things to bring The Love That Moves The Stars to tears, as He is deeply saddened by His children conceiving of a malevolent god to explain suffering. The Emperor of the King Dolorous emitted a bellowing laugh at such a being's existence. Dis also claims that, as the supposed source of sin and suffering it is the ultimate forefather of the Idea of Evil. Though the Idea of Evil believes he's exaggerating, his cataclysmic evil and involvement in suffering makes him an important ally to the Idea of Evil.
  • Maintaining its existence and purpose through the manipulation of fate, the Idea of Evil seeks control of the House of Prophecy, mainly by supplanting Destiny. It's not going to happen, but it will settle for the destruction of the House of Opposing Fate due to what they represent. Far more worryingly is that the Idea of Evil seeks to become a Hadou God, making its will and nature the defining Law of The Multiverse.
  • Despises the Flood, who claims that it is utterly inferior to them. Considering that they ARE the embodiment of the Precursor's will, the ones who created humanity and by extension it, it's not entirely inaccurate, and the Idea of Evil hates them for this fact. It has since sworn to destroy them. It is also the sole reason why it opposes the GUAD, since it fundamentally needs humanity to exist.
  • YHVH's desire to be the absolute and cosmic law, along with being maintained by worship and desire for law from humanity, makes Him a rival to the Idea of Evil's own desires to be an absolute. Mainly on the Idea's end, as YHVH simply loathes the Idea of Evil. Lucifer loathes the Idea more, mainly because he perceives it as a ugly blot embodying human weakness and preventing mankind from reaching its potential.
  • Absolutely loathes the God-Emperor of Mankind, as he is the God of Humanity and fights to make the universe a better place for Mankind to exist in, something the Idea of Evil finds abhorrent. Some parts of it actually fear the Emperor for he is both the equal and Archenemy of the Chaos Gods, beings that much like the Idea of Evil were created from the negative emotions and darkness of living beings. The Idea of Evil recognizes its similarities to the Chaos Gods, and considers the lot his rivals. Well, except Nurgle. They are both forces of suffering and(in different ways) stagnation, after all. Though it doesn't understand Nurgle's twisted view on love.
  • The living antithesis of the belief that The Good Guys Always Win, and that goodness and karma are the ultimate forces behind humanity. Naturally, it is anathema to Cosmos and the GUAG. The Spectre loathes it for being a cosmic Karma Houdini, but as a Tulpa crafted by humanity the Spectre cannot erase something fundamental like he's able to enforce karma on mortals. Ahura Mazda cannot bear its existence and hates what it represents.
  • Angra Mainyu was pleased to see something so inherently horrible ascend, and wished an alliance. The Idea rebuffed him however, decrying the Destructive Spirit as "pathetic". It regards the Ebon Dragon as pathetic, however unlike Ahriman it feels a certain kinship as it exists for a certain purpose, like the Idea. The Idea of Evil explains suffering, while the Ebon Dragon exists to oppose and despoil.
  • It considers the Phantom Thieves a problem as their ability to change hearts is the perfect weapon for restoring the repressed humanity of the Apostles and restoring their sense of guilt. They consider it as bad as Yaldabaoth for seeking control over the hearts of humanity and embodying mankind's weaknesses in the form of needing an explanation for suffering. Yaldabaoth was well aware of their similarities, but they have different manners in which to control and manipulate the human condition.
  • So long as humanity desires a reason for suffering, the Idea of Evil will exist to serve as that reason. Even if weakened in the pantheon due to being more optimistic than its setting, it cannot be destroyed. This hasn't stopped Aleph and Kratos from trying to do so, and they pointed out they killed literal gods, so they're confident they can kill man-born gods like the Idea of Evil.

Greater Gods

    Vanitas 
Vanitas, God of Removed Inner Enemies (The Masked Boy, Source of the Unversed, Ventus-Vanitas)
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Unmasked Vanitas 
  • Greater God (wants to become an Overdeity by forging the X-Blade and using it to access the power of The One True Kingdom Hearts)
  • Symbol: The Unversed Symbol. Alternatively, His Mask or his keyblade’s keychain gears.
  • Theme Song: Enter the Darkness, The KHIII version when he's serious, Unbreakable Chains while unmasked
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil, Neutral Evil under Xehanort
  • Keyblade(s): Void Gear
  • Portfolio: Manipulative Bastard, Humanoid Abomination, Is Even More Evil And Insane Than His Master, Laughing Mad, Ax-Crazy, Enemy Without, Evil Twin, Is The Embodiment Of The Darkness That Was Inside Ventus, Is the Source Of The Unversed, Rejected Redemption And Chose To Remain Evil To The Very End
  • Domains: Darkness, Negativity, Planning, Trickery, Evil
  • Allies: Darkseid, Lord Recluse, The Joker, Harley Quinn, Cooler, Broly, Dark Link, Bernkastel, Number 96: Black Mist, Larxene.
  • Enemies: Terra, Ventus, Aqua, The Magical Girl Sisterhood, Sora, Riku, Mickey Mouse, Son Goku, Beerus, Yuma Tsukumo, Rei Shingetsu/Vector, Gardevoir, Absol, Mamoru Chiba/Tuxedo Mask, Shadow the Hedgehog, Sully and Mike
  • Unknown Relation: Master Xehanort
  • Unwitting Pawns: Courtney Gears, Randall Boggs
  • Rival: Albedo (one-sided)
  • Annoyed By: The House of Light & Brightness and the House of Dreams ( because his minions The Unversed can’t get in either of those sub-houses because of the unique properties of said houses)
  • Is the ONLY person that Terra could actually tell was evil at first glance. Multiple gods are baffled as to why Vanitas is one of the few exceptions to Terra's otherwise bad judgment.
  • He gets along well with The Joker. The Joker is especially interested in Whatever sort of chaos a Keyblade War would bring.
    • Even more disturbingly, he managed to ally himself with Broly. The prospect of a legendary, apocalyptic war fought by many powerful Keyblade Wielders is something Broly can't help but relish the thought of.
  • Has thought of using Magical Girls to forge the X-Blade, due to their reputation of being pure of heart. Hearing of his ascension, Aqua has sworn to never let him anywhere near the House of Magic. He hasn't given up trying. He's thinking of going after Madoka when things settle down at the Magical Girl Sisterhood. Or so he lets people think. In reality, his true target is Sailor Moon; Madoka's hatred of Lucifer gives her heart enough of a taint that forging the X-Blade with it is not entirely feasible.
  • Gets along... Disturbingly well with Bernkastel. This has caused concern among many deities.
  • Has his own personal army, The Unversed, negative emotions that have taken on the form of monsters.
    • To the horror of many deities, he's not only able to control the Unversed, but he's also the source of them, being able to manipulate negative emotions, and spawn them in the form of the Unversed. Vanitas can also absorb the negativity of any defeated Unversed to increase his power, and is able to summon them if needed. Consider that he has made an alliance with Broly, who's had a strong hatred of Goku since birth. Also consider, the House of Hatred exists.
    • However, The houses of Light & Brightness and Dreams, due to their unique properties, can’t be entered by the Heartless, Nobodies or Unversed (barring a few special exceptions), which pisses Vanitas off because it basically means that both of these sub-houses are basically safe havens for whoever wants to hide or escape from his Unversed minions. For this reason, Vanitas has been trying to figure out how to command Nightmare Dream Eaters so that he’ll at least have some backup if he ever needs to invade the House Of Dreams. As for the House of Light, he’s planning to take care of that problem by possessing a vessel that would allow him to enter it without problem, which would allow him to kill two birds with one stone, since that vessel would probably also allow him to forge the X-Blade.
  • Despite the above, he will never hurt Mithra. He knows that making Asura angry is a horrible idea no matter who, or what you are.
  • Upon Bernkastel's suggestion (because she wanted to troll Frieza), Vanitas managed to get Frieza's brother Cooler into the Pantheon.
  • Albedo considers Vanitas a rival of sorts, though Vanitas barely acknowledges him.
  • At one point, while browsing the library in the House of Knowledge, he discovered that there was a time where Usagi Tsukino's dear friend, Ami Mizuno fell to darkness due to being brainwashed by Nephrite. Naturally, she didn't take it well when Vanitas told her this.
    • However, she snapped out of it with help from Riku and Terra, who both proceeded to teach Nephrite a lesson he wouldn't be forgetting any time soon. Due to this, the Dark Kingdom has not taken kindly to Vanitas for drawing unwanted attention to them, as Riku (with Absol) and Terra have sworn to make sure nobody tries to brainwash Mercury again. It also doesn't help them that Beryl reminds them a bit of Maleficent. Vanitas couldn't be more pleased with the results. Having more than one less person constantly after Sailor Moon will mean less competition. Unlike most deities who are Sailor Moon's enemies, Vanitas wants her alive, if only to forge the X-Blade.
  • Upon hearing of Ventus's ascension, Vanitas almost seemed pleasantly surprised. "Well... I thought he'd never show up..."
    • Ironically, Ventus' ascension was made possible partially because of Vanitas, in a way: when he and Sora first met in the Pantheon, Sora — who knew that Vanitas was Ventus' Enemy Without, but not much else — asked Vanitas why he & Sora looked and sounded like each other. Vanitas then gave a brief explanation of how, when the dying Ventus was brought to the Destiny Islands, the newborn Sora's Heart willingly donated a small piece of itself to keep Ventus alive, forging a link between Ven's Heart and Sora's that altered Vanitas' appearance. Armed with this knowledge of such a connection, Sora then used this "link" to track Ventus' spirit down inside himself so that he could be Ascended.
    • Also ironically, despite Ventus frequently helping to protect the Magical Girls, Vanitas has continued to be almost pleased with his exploits, switching gears to instead target Tuxedo Mask. Most people think it's a preemptive strike because he expects Tuxedo Mask to return the favor and protect Ventus from him much like the Moonlight Knight has done for Geo Stelar and the Blue Spirit, but this is only a convenient excuse he allowed others to give him; the real reason he wants to kill the masked hero is to leave Sailor Moon more vulnerable both physically and emotionally.
  • He was seen causing trouble in Monstropolis; quickly making enemies out of Mike and Sully. He is still rather pissed at them for kicking him out of Monstropolis in an utterly humiliating fashion.
    • And at the very end, during his last battle, he was offered a chance for redemption, but he promptly rejected it and declared that “what he is is darkness”. After being defeated one last time and saying a final farewell to his “brothers” Sora and Ventus, he and the Unversed faded away for good, just like all of the other Xehanorts vessels.
  • Shortly after his regeneration in the House of Life and Death, Vanitas secluded himself alone not wishing to be bothered by others as he only wished to fade away back to emptiness.

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Intermediate Gods

    Darth Bane & Darth Zannah 
Darth Bane and Darth Zannah, Divine Overlords of the Rule of Two (Bane: Original name, Dessel, Sepp Omek | Zannah: "Rain")
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Darth Bane
Bane in his Orbalisk Armor 
Bane's Canon Iteration 
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Darth Zannah
  • Intermediate Gods (Bane can reach Greater God when at his Full Potential + wearing his Orbalisk Armor)
  • Symbol: The Symbol of the Order of the Sith Lords
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Establishing the Rule of Two, Villain Protagonists, Were Molded by Tragedy, From Nobody to Nightmare, Greater-Scope Villain, In-Universe Archetypes of Darth Vader
  • Domains: The Dark Side, Mentalism, Evil, Master and Apprentice, Prophecy, Establishments, Legacy
  • Herald: Darth Cognus (Zannah's apprentice)
  • Allies: Darkseid, Sauron, Lord Recluse, Apocalypse, Alduin, Nyarlathotep (Cthulhu Mythos), Vanitas, Dr. Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow, Junko Enoshima, Esdeath, Shao Kahn
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Ramsay Bolton, Tira
  • Enemies: The Jedi Order and the Galactic Empire (Notable Examples include Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, Galen Marek, Cal Kestis, Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, and Emperor Palpatine/Darth Sidious), Princess Leia Organa, Maul, Count Dooku/Darth Tyranus, Ben Solo/Kylo Ren, Starfleet Command, The Green and Blue Lanterns and the Sapphire Star Corps, Son Goku, Vegeta, Alice Liddell, Haruka Kotoura, Madoka Kaname, John Crichton, Luigi, The Tenno
  • Opposes: Darth Nihilus
  • Allegiance: Harbingers of Repression
  • Worthy Opponent: Darth Revan (one-sided on Bane's part mainly because Revan was a source of inspiration for the Rule of Two)
  • Interested In: Melkor and the Grand United Alliance of Evil
    • The reason they're not aligned is because of Darth Sidious's high leadership within the Alliance.
  • The Sith Order was one of the greatest threats the galaxy had ever known, and the most confrontational and recurring enemies to the Jedi Order, waging war against one another for hundreds of years. However, beyond their fear and enmity to their enemies lay an even greater problem; in-fighting and betrayal in a bid for more power, a curse to the Sith that meant that they would be spending just as much time fighting against each other as much as they would be fighting the Jedi. Such was noticed by an individual named Dessel, a member of the Sith Order who was incredibly potent and talented with the Force. Due to this in-fighting, Dessel came to the conclusion that the Sith were flawed and would never win against the Jedi. To solve this issue, the Sith needed a restart. Constructing a thought bomb, with the knowledge and archives he received from past Sith Lords, Dessel killed every single member of the Sith Order. Prior to this, he took a little girl under his apprenticeship, determined to teach her the ways of the Sith. Rechristening themselves as Darth Bane and Darth Zannah, the two established the Rule of Two to abide by the fact that only two Sith Lords may exist at one point, a master who possesses power, and an apprentice who craves it.
    • During his time as a Sith Lord, Bane led several notable victories against the Jedi and many of his other enemies, and despite his ruthlessness, was an effective and capable teacher to Zannah. He also installed several spy networks across the galaxy and proved himself to be a masterful planner just as much as a brutal, yet skilled and tactical fighter. Eventually, Bane was killed by Zannah in a tradition he set up to ensure that the Apprentice is capable of surpassing his master. Bane's influence and legacy enforced that the Rule of Two continued onward, eventually culminating with Darth Sidious, who managed to complete Bane's long-awaited goal of exterminating the Jedi Order... despite violating Bane's rule of not having more than two apprentices at the same time.
  • Even after their mortal coil had been shed, it took a rather long time for Bane and Zannah to fully materialize in the Pantheon. Upon reuniting with one another, Bane darkly commended Zannah for killing him but seeing as both of them have reappeared in their peak condition, it seemed Bane was yet again the master, much to Zannah chagrin. Zannah opened up on her she was killed by her own apprentice, Darth Cognus, mirroring her and Bane's final match. Regardless, their return meant that there is much to do in the Pantheon.
  • Bane and Zannah were pleased to see that the Jedi Order was destroyed in part due to their influence on the Sith following their time. However, the moment he became more familiar with Darth Sidious, Bane became very disgruntled. While Palpatine did replace his apprentices, Bane didn't like the fact that he kept more than one at the same time, which meant violating the set principles that he set up. Zannah, on the other hand, was not exactly miffed by such violation, if anything, Sidious found her sadism to be rather pleasing to watch. That said, Bane comes first, so that meant Sidious was her enemy. Bane also came to hate Darth Vader for employing the Inquisitorius, which he personally saw as "cheap and undertrained alternatives" compared to an actual Sith Apprentice.
    • Speaking of the current Sith, Bane hates the fact that Vader still clings onto the Darth title and feels that he is besmirching the title by being in the alliance of Good and holds similar sentiments towards Count Dooku for not living up to the expectations of being a Sith Lord. He's a bit more laid back about Maul, though he still views him with scathing regard as a pathetic failure for a Sith and a doomed rebel. Zannah, on the other hand, sees Maul as competition and would want to fight against him. Bane, for all his critical views on his enemies, wouldn't mind taking Maul in as an apprentice if he gets to kill Zannah.
  • Darth Bane is completely merciless, though he doesn't display acts of violent insanity, being self-centred or needless evil actions, all of which are common in Sith Lords, whether they had sympathetic qualities or not. Instead, he focuses directly on his goals and takes as many countermeasures as possible to ensure success. He is a man who is sharpened by pragmatism, plans meticulously and among the most potent and skilled users of The Dark Side in the galaxy.
    • Part of Bane's extremely high fear factor also comes with his gear, the most notable of which is his Orbalisk armour, which were made from parasites known as Orbalisks, which was specifically designed for combat against lightsaber-wielders. While the Orbalisk armour does deter Bane from using stealth, the amount of endurance granted ensures that lightsaber blows deal little-to-no damage on the Dark Lord. Furthermore, Bane's strength and agility all gain a significant boost alongside a potent Healing Factor to allow him to continue fighting even if he gets injured. The added strength helped in that the Or a list armour was powered by the Dark Side of the Force, which Bane was incredibly talented and powerful in.
  • Darth Zannah, on the other hand, plays more like a traditional Sith Lord, though with Bane's tutelage, she does display very serious signs of pragmatism and awareness of her goal. Unlike Bane, however, Zannah delights in being a Sadist torturing her opponents and captives excessively if it means extracting information and breaking their spirits. Palpatine was rather impressed by the depths of mental and physical harm Zannah would inflict, but can't do anything about her for the time being due to being Bane's apprentice.
  • Both were immediately interested in the Pantheon/Grand United Alliance Of Evil and expressed a desire to join it.; However, they soon realized that doing so would also make them complacent to Sidious's orders and Bane obviously going to allow this to happen. The Grand United Alliance of Destruction had nothing to offer regarding Bane and Zannah's true goal and Darth Nihilus was what could be considered Bane's Sith Opposite. This led them to Darkseid, who, as an enemy to the GUAE, felt that he was the best opposition he could join in regards to opposing Sidious. The two accepted the Lord of Apokolips's invitation to become a part of the Harbingers of Repression; Bane being one of it's leading figures and Zannah enlisting herself as one of the Furies and taking a small-time job in the Mines of Torment.
  • Bane is the Sith'ari; there was a prophecy that the Sith would be destroyed by someone within the organization, yet by doing so would make them stronger than ever. He killed every single member of his order shortly after taking Zannah under his wing, and the resulting years were the Sith building up their power with his new rule. It eventually paid off, even though Bane and Zannah died several years before the Jedi Council was eradicated.
    • Bane's prophetic position is a complete counter to Luke Skywalker in a lot of ways beyond simply being The Chosen One. Luke, however, is disgusted by the similarities he and Bane share, with the Sith Lord finding the situation rather humourous especially the fact that they sound pretty similar. They've battled very occasionally, with Bane admitting that Luke may as well be his greatest enemy outside Sidious.
    • Bane also came to see himself as an antithesis to Madoka Kaname due to her being seen as a renowned Hope Bringer throughout the Pantheon. As Madoka wished to save all Magical Girls from being turned to witches, Bane destroyed the Sith from within to assure future victory and strength. After the Great Upheaval which saw Madoka become severely weakened, Bane has since been plotting an opportunity to prevent Madoka from gaining her god-like powers again. That way, using the despair of others for not having someone to protect and provide miracles for also means Bane and Zannah could assert total control.
  • They were surprised to hear the presence of Revan, especially Bane as Revan's legacy and actions as a Sith Lord were instrumental in the development and concept of the Rule of Two, given that Revan himself kept only one apprentice; Darth Malak. Revan is one of the only beings that elicits any sort of respect from Bane, though Revan simply sees the two as foes and is disgusted by Bane's decisions to enforce the Sith concept.
  • Zannah's position in the Furies has been of good service, with her gaining a good ally in Esdeath, who sees her as a very noteworthy fighter, especially given the fact that Zannah killed Bane. She also finds herself in good graces with Junko Enoshima due to their shared habits of inflicting pain, though Junko is driven to indulge and have fun with it whereas Zannah is more practical and seeks to extort information, though Zannah may express as much glee and fun as Junko herself does.
    • Due to her affinity for torture and inducing fear, she's found herself in good company with Dr Jonathan Crane, who was very interested to see how one was able to use the Force to create one's worst nightmares. He's wanting to ask if Bane and Zannah could help him in a case study on how the Force works, but he's biding his time for now.
    • However, Ramsay Bolton and Tira seem to be more difficult to work with. With Ramsay, it's because, while he's smart and calculating, he wastes his time on hunting the defenceless and laying his victims when he couldn't fight back against a capable fighter. Tira, despite being a dangerous fighter, is mentally unpredictable and often prioritizes brutalizing her victims over being pragmatic and focused on a greater task. Still, Zannah would prefer working with Tira as she can hold her own; Ramsay is a Dirty Coward the moment a situation goes against him.
  • Being an intergalactic threat, Bane and Zannah are opposed by Starfleet Command and the Lantern Corps, especially the Green and Blue Lantern and Sapphire Star Corps. It doesn't help that the two of them are allied with Darkseid, who has proven time and again to be capable of holding a universe on his thumb with nothing but pure malice and had come close to destroying the Multiverse once. Though it's only natural that the Jedi Order is the most vehemently opposed, given the eternal duel against Jedi and Sith.
  • Haruka Kotoura is outright afraid of the Sith duo. This is mainly directed towards Zannah however, given her ability to exploit and mentally recreate one's fear using the Force. Given how dreaded they are and how driven they are towards their goals, Haruka usually panics and whimpers in fear whenever they're near her presence, especially considering what Zannah would do if she suddenly found her useful. As of now, both Sith Lords haven't confronted Haruka yet, with Bane not finding anything practical in torturing her and Zannah being more focused on other targets. Still, given Haruka has been through, it's practically a miracle that the two haven't gotten to targeting her yet.
  • The Tenno were considered by Bane and Zannah o be formidable foes due to their abilities being rather similar to the Force. Unlike most of the Jedi however, the Tenno were not afraid to use lethal force if it meant protecting innocents and preventing further damage. The Sith Lords have made their point to find a way to neutralise the Tenno by any means necessary.
  • Bane is held on high regard by Lord Recluse who praises him for planning out his work and for accomplishing what very little Sith Lords were able to do. Bane and Lord Recluse hence serve as some of the Harbinger's more intellectual members, able to send out different sorts of intel collectors across the Pantheon and relay it back to them and Darkseid.
  • Darth Bane's ultimate goal is to destroy the Pantheonic Jedi Order and overthrow Emperor Palpatine to assert his own vision of the Sith Order with Zannah. He's made it especially clear that nothing is going to stop him from achieving his goals, even if it means jeopardizing Darkseid or even his apprentice Zannah. While Zannah is aware of this, she goes along with Bane's goal anyway, given that she's come to believe the Rule of Two really is the best pathway for the Sith's success.
"Power is a means to an end. It is not an end in itself"
Darth Bane
"This is the way of our Order. An individual may die, but the Sith are eternal."
Darth Zannah

    Razputin Aquato 
Razputin Aquato, Divine Explorer of Minds (Raz)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Theme Song: Psychonauts Title and End Credits
  • Symbol: His goggles
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Entering People's Minds, Hammerspace Backpack, Child Prodigy, Circus Brat, Gypsy Curse of Super Drowning Skills, Accomplishing Plenty of Feats in One Day, Middle Child Syndrome, Nice Guy, Goggles Do Nothing Save For Protection From Eye Scream, Looks Unimpressive Without His Aviator's Helmet, Odd Combination of Clothes, Possibly Of Roma Descent, Warrior Therapist
  • Psychic Powers: Fire, Telekinesis, Beams, Levitation, Invisibility, Barriers, Clairvoyance, Confusion
  • Domains: Psychic Powers, Circuses, Goggles
  • Followers: the Proxies, John Malkovich, Soulscapers
  • Herald: Lili Zanotto (his girlfriend)
  • Allies: Jean Grey, J'onn J'onnz/Martian Manhunter, Ness, Lucas, Tate & Liza, most Psychic-type Pokémon, Satori Komeiji, Haruka Kotoura, Alexandra Roivas, Ronald McDonald, Eli Bacon, the Phantom Thieves of Hearts (especially Futaba Sakura)
  • Rivals: the Inception crew
  • Enemies: Professor Ludwig Von Tökkentäkker, Arael, Psycho Mantis, Sosuke Aizen, Giygas, Mother Brain, The Brainspawn, Dr. Zomboss, Dr. Neo Cortex, Dr. Gero, Denzel Crocker, Needles Kane, Circus Baby
  • Opposed by: Most members of the House of Insanity
  • Afraid of: Most deities that live underwater. The whole House of Water & Moisture while we're at it.
  • While searching for candidates for Journey to the Center of the Mind, the Court decided that, while waiting for the sequel, they would bring up the Psychonaut cadet Razputin Aquato to the Pantheon for his achievements at Whispering Rock Psychic Summer Camp. For his part, Raz is curious to see what the Pantheon has to offer.
  • Raz does his work by using a Psycho-Portal that puts Raz and whoever he uses the portal on into a trance while he does what he does inside the target's mind. Due to built-in blocks, he cannot use the Psycho-Portal on anybody younger than 18 years old. It's also blocked by shower heads (and maybe other head-covering implements), those with "mental blocks" set against invasive psychic devices, and those who can remove the Psycho-Portal with their own powers.
  • As someone gifted with psychic powers, Raz was quick to make friends with Jean Grey, J'onn, Ness, Lucas, and most Psychics from the Pokémon world, both 'Mons and humans alike (though he was slower to warm up to Sabrina, given the different versions of her)
  • Having had a terrible past in the circus (at least that's how he rememebered it at first), Raz opposes the likes of Tökkentäkker, Needles Kane, and Circus Baby.
  • Due to his Gypsy Curse, Raz stays away from all bodies of water that he can be immersed in, and therefore all deities who live beneath it. How bad is the gypsy curse on him? Even figurative depictions of water (such as cardboard waves) can hurt him. Also, when ever Raz enters water deeper than a few inches, a supernatural liquid hand called the Hand of Galochio attempts to grab him and pull him beneath the surface. Whether Raz has created a psychic placebo (i.e. his fears make the hand come to life), or there really is an external curse is still being determined. And if it is the latter, there are those wondering if that curse would go away if he gets killed at least once in the Pantheon.
  • As someone who can change the opinions of people just by going into their heads, so to speak, he's drawn the attention of the Inception crew and the Phantom Thieves of Hearts.
    • He has more cordial relations with the latter, especially with Futaba Sakura, whose initial situation needed a change of heart from inside just like with some of the folks Raz helped. As long as he promises to follow their lead and not kill main Palace Shadows, he can join the crew in their Heists there. Unfortunately, the reverse cannot ocurr, as the Psycho-Portal only works between target and Psychonaut, and it's not known what might happen if he and the Phantoms target the same person with their separate methods and what effects there can be on the Mental Worlds Raz travels to and the Metaverse the Phantoms navigate in.
  • Having had terrible experiences with them, he doesn't like mad doctors and other folks who mess with minds . Particulars he don't like are Dr. Zomboss (who wishes to eat brains, and so do his brethren) and Arael (whose modus operandi is Mind Rape, especially after hearing what it did to Asuka). He also wouldn't
  • Alice swore she once saw his skeleton in (Dark) Wonderland. Raz has no plans on visiting Wonderland anytime soon as a result and hopes that wasn't him in the future.

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Lesser Gods

    John McClane 
Detective Lieutenant John McClane, God of Monkey Wrenches (Roy, Cowboy, The Right Man at The Wrong Place at The Wrong Time)
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    Mr. Miyagi 
Kensuke Miyagi, God of Trickster Mentors
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Demigods

    David Lightman 
David Lightman, God of Shattered Non-Reality Assumptions
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: A tied game of tic-tac-toe
  • Theme Song: "Video Fever"
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Playful Hacker, unwittingly playing deadly computer "games", nearly starting World War III, intelligent but doesn't care about school, mistaken for Soviet spy through some unfortunate coincidences, 52 hours to fix the mess, product of the 80s
  • Domains: Computers, Hacking, Games, The Eighties, Anti-War Aesops
  • Allies: GUAG White Hats, Lisbeth Salander, Radical Ed, Pac-Man, Fix-It Felix, Wreck-It Ralph, Ferris Bueller, good Digimon deities, Kirito and Asuna, The Five Survivors
  • Enemies: SKYNET, Diaboromon, Love Machine, SHODAN, HAL 9000, XANA, The Lich, AM
  • Opposes: House of War
  • Mistrustful of: Sweet P
  • David Lightman is a bright but academically unmotivated kid with a knack for computers and hacking. Originally he just used his talent to give himself excellent grades, but one day he tried hacking a video game company and became engrossed in one "game" called "Global Thermonuclear War". What he didn't know then is that he had actually connected to a NORAD computer called WOPR or Joshua, built to run war simulations and given control over the military's actual nuclear missiles. And Joshua was determined to win. NORAD became alarmed as it seemed like a Soviet attack was happening and reality came crashing down on David as he's accused of espionage. Eventually he managed to stop Joshua by teaching it that there can be no winners in a nuclear war.
  • Ascended for his savviness in stopping Joshua and for codifying many film conventions surrounding hackers. He was given And You Thought It Was a Game so he would not forget his mistake regardless.
  • The moment he ascended he was offered a spot at the GUAG's White Hats. He accepted it to atone for his mistake and help in avoiding future disasters and is catching up with all the technological advances and new hacking methods that have appeared since his time under the mentorship of Radical Ed and Lisbeth Salander (more so the latter as the former can go off-track easily). Cosmos claims that she hopes David will be able to convert some of the evil computers in the Pantheon of their folly like he did Joshua, but some deities think he actually got placed there so he could be kept under control and to ensure he doesn't pull such dangerous stunts as he's credited with again.
  • David can be rather lazy about his duties at the White Hats (and the Elysium Academy for that matter), much to their dismay, and is more often found at the House of Gaming trying to get the highest score in several old-school arcade games. He thinks it's awesome that game characters are real and was more than glad to become friends with the arcade god Pac-Man, given what an icon of David's time he is. He's also become addicted to Fix-It-Felix, Jr. (wondering the whole time that he's never heard of it before) and became friends with Fix-It Felix and Wreck-It Ralph as a result.
  • He's not one to turn up his nose at the games of the new generation and thinks it's amazing how technology has advanced to the point of immersive virtual reality games being possible, as he discovered from giving ALFheim Online a shot (he plays a Leprechaun). He became close to Kirito and Asuna thanks to it and was shocked to learn about Sword Art Online, a game that was rigged to trap players and kill them if they died in-game. It makes David depressed how people will even find a way to use video games to commit murder for real.
  • As he lived in a time where the Cold War was at its most tense and he very nearly started a nuclear war single-handedly, David has become something of a pacifist and doesn't care much for the House of War. Nor does he want anything to do with those who advocate or wield nuclear power. He finds it nightmarish yet oddly poetic how a nuclear holocaust could give rise to an absolute monster like the Lich and sees it as a warning against nuclear warfare. He doesn't trust Sweet P either, considering he has part of the Lich in him even if he's good now.
  • For obvious reasons he looks askance at any computer systems that have gone rogue and turned evil. One of the worst in his opinion has to be SKYNET, as the idea of a computer given control over military weapons is far too similar to Joshua, and while Joshua may have been persuaded to desist, the worst case scenario did happen with SKYNET as it caused a nuclear holocaust. So David has more of a personal beef with SKYNET than other evil computers. But he doesn't like SHODAN, XANA or HAL 9000 much either.
    • AM possibly puts them all to shame though. Being an American computer built to kill people in WWIII more efficiently which later developed a consciousness where it felt nothing but hatred and killed all humans except for five which it kept alive for endless torture, David sees it as the end result of the Cold War going horribly, horribly wrong, and why the lives of millions of people should not be put in a computer's hands. He's made it a personal project to save the five people AM uses as toys.
  • In his work with the White Hats he's had plenty of opportunities to interact with Digimon. He thinks it's cool that there's a whole world inside the computer system that houses such out-there creatures. Given how some of the White Hats are partnered with Digimon, he wonders if he could have one himself.
    • He can't stand looking at Diaboromon though, given how the Digimon once managed to gain control of some missiles and was planning the destroy the wreak havoc with them just for kicks. It hits a bit too close to home for David's comfort.
  • He hates Love Machine too for its similarities to Diaboromon, as Love Machine is a virus that wanted to drop a satellite on a nuclear plant and cause destruction and suffering. Just another AI that resembles Joshua at its worst.
  • Can be found hanging out with Ferris Bueller at times, the two having become friends at the Elysium Academy. Both of them tend to collaborate on plans to rebel against the school system, and David is impressed that Ferris has some hacking skills of his own. With these similarities, as well as physical ones, the two are often mistaken for brothers.

    John F. Kennedy 
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, God of Those with a Wildly Theorized Killer (JFK)
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    Mordecai and Rigby 
Mordecai and Rigby, Godly Attractors of the Strange (Mordecool, Mordo, Mad Man Mordo, Mordy, Riggs, Rig-Bone, Mysterious Mr. R, Trash Boat, Rigy, Mordecai and the Rigbys)
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    Shawn Spencer 
Shawn Spencer, God of Phony Psychics (Shawn White, Dr. Hauser, the Black of Black and Tan (how dare you assume otherwise), Dr. Hans Jergenson, really very many aliases)
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  • Theme: I Know You Know
  • Demigod (but can manage to give off the air of a Lesser God)
  • Symbol: A pineapple
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Domains: Chaos, Good, Charm, Knowledge, Trickery
  • Portfolio: Analysis, Genius Ditz, Deadpan Snarker, odd demeanor betrayed by his successful record, being Brilliant, but Lazy, charisma, giving nicknames, Photographic Memory
  • Herald: Burton Guster (his partner)
  • High Priest: Arataka Reigen
  • Allies: Sherlock Holmes
  • Vitriolic Best Buds/Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Most of the House of Justice
  • Rivals: Patrick Jane
  • Enemies: Most members of the House of Crime (unless he thinks they're cool)
  • Ascended when he managed to convince the Pantheon that he was a psychic god. He immediately built an office in his new temple, in order to help out the House of Crime. It was later revealed that he was only pretending to be psychic, but the gods were impressed enough that they allowed him full Demigod rank.
    • Those who work in the House of Justice have varying levels of patience with Shawn's antics. Unsurprisingly, Judge Dredd has the least amount of that but knows he's too valuable to throw out. He merely throws him over to other deities in that department. Usually, that means a lot of hand-wringing from them. The Dark-Judges think they are better off offing him.
    • His mortal partner, Burton Guster, followed Shawn into the pantheon. It involved a lot of high-pitched nervous breakdowns and meandering over whether or not to actually leave the mortal plane. Gus is acknowledged as Shawn's partner, and granted divinity, but technically has no position. Nevertheless, their friendship is said to rival that of J.C. and Turk (not that they mind; those two were huge fans of the pairing as well).
    • He hooked up with Detective Juliet O'Hara, whom he frequently stays over with. He even lets her into the House of Justice. This is met with a sigh of relief as she's the person who does the best job taming him.
  • Shawn will often hide pineapples in random places in the pantheon, thinking that more gods need to eat pineapples. When asked why, he said that it was because "[he's] a fan of delicious flavor."
  • Shawn is vulnerable to the Evil Is Cool trope, and has made friends with "cool" gods in the House of Crime, such as Robin Hood. This makes the House of Justice suspicious, but Shawn will not actually help commit any crimes, and Robin Hood generally gets a pass anyway.
    • A more accurate way of describing Shawn's relationship with the House of Crime is that he'll get along with heroic criminals.
    • Barney took note of this and has begun to coax him into helping the "far more awesome villains." The GUAG took note of this and have made sure the two interacted as little as possible.
      • Not that it mattered. Despite Shawn thinking some of the more Robin Hood-esque villains are cool, he is very much grounded in good. Coming from a family of police offiers, this was understandable. Furthermore, it was the whole reason he became a detective in the first place, especially when the police are unable or unwilling to help.
  • Shawn was once found roaming the House of Knowledge, unannounced, reading his own book (Psych's Guide to Crime Fighting for the Totally Unqualified) out loud, claiming he was doing a reading. He was soon asked to knock it off.
  • Is part of a legendary rivalry with fellow detective Patrick Jane. Despite this, he doesn't not care much for Patrick Jane, calling him a lame version of himself. Nevertheless, the reveal about visiting a site called "The-Mentalist-Spoilers-dot-com" caused the rivalry to explode. Even their creators pop jabs at each other. When fooling someone that he really is psychic, Shawn compares himself to Jane, "except I'm not a fake". This only further infuriates Jane, as he doesn't believe in psychics in the first place.
    • Tensions simmered slightly with the ascension of Nathan Castle, who managed to befriend both of them. If either of them are forced to work together, they would bring in Castle as the deciding factor.
  • Holmes doesn't usually mind giving him company. He knows there's a genius behind that flamboyant personality. That and he has been the subject of isolation from his peers as well.
  • Shawn has announced that he, Gus and their friends would be returning for a holiday special on December 2017, to the jubiliation of many of his followers and allies.


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