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chaos, God of The Balance of Free Will (Anima, Yeshua)
  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: A glowing, white feather
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: A God I Am Not, Ace Pilots, Anthropomorphic Personifications, Apocalypse Maidens, Bare Fisted Monks, Beware the Nice Ones, Blessed with Suck, Enigmatic Minions, Feather Motif, Full-Contact Magic, God Was My Copilot, Hair Antennae, Jack of All Trades, Kung-Fu Jesus, Light Is Good, Meaningful Names, Made of Iron, Messianic Archetype, Nice Guys, Pals with Jesus, Power Glows, Really 700 Years Old, Right Hand of Doom, Sarcasm-Blind
  • Domains: Magic, Space, Religion, Fists, Spirit, Fate, Destruction
  • Followers: None. He doesn't wish to be worshiped by anyone.
  • Allies: KOS-MOS, Aslan, Yuji Sakai, Madoka Kaname, Commander Shepard, Cosmos, Shulk, Philemon
  • Former Ally: Homura Akemi (changed after the "Great Upheaval").
  • Enemies: YHVH, Johan Liebert, Majin Buu, The Joker, Arthan Menethil, Harbinger, Rau Le Creuset, Albedo Piazzolla, Zanza, the GUAE Trollkaiger (especially Yuuki Terumi)
  • Fluctuating Opinion: Lucifer
  • Ascended once KOS-MOS took back her place in the House of Technology. He has little interest in godhood, but decided that since the only other person from their home universe that was up here was Albedo, someone sane had to keep her company.
  • Insists that he is not a god in the religious sense. Despite his overwhelming power and significance in the histories of several major faiths, he turns away all worshipers, wishing them to find their own path rather than relying on him for one.
  • Opposes most evil deities (or those who believe themselves to be) in the Pantheon. He also opposes anyone that embodies the darkness inherent within humanity, as it is because of them that the universe is constantly heading towards destruction.
    • Likewise, he respects those who are willing to sacrifice themselves for the good of humanity or all of creation. He holds high esteem for Madoka Kaname in particular.
    • He finds strange parallels between his own adventures and those of Commander Shepard, and enjoys swapping stories.
  • While he is absolutely opposed to deities like YHVH and Harbinger who seek a universe built on absolute order, he is less clear on how he should feel about Lucifer. While he supports the idea that free will should lead to humanity's salvation, he also recognizes that without some order, humanity would destroy itself. As Lucifer is the embodiment of true chaos... it gets a little murky. When he mentioned this, Lucifer actually gave a hearty laugh: he's in total agreement that pure Chaos isn't something humans can handle, saying that "Left unchecked, the Sons of Man will only murder each other." He proceeded to explain that he feels kings and rules have their place: that is, until they become tepid and untenable, upheld for their own sake rather than for any good reason, at which point they need to go, so that the next generation of powerful individuals can create their own rules and shape the world as they see fit. Despite these assurances, however, chaos is still extremely wary of Lucifer: he can't be sure if the Great Darkness is lying or not, just to try to win him over. That and his connection to Jesus Christ understably is a sore issue for both of them.
    • And speaking of Christ and Lucifer, Chaos has expressed familiarity with Aleph and Aslan though was surprised to see the former take form of a Cyperbunk Warrior and Lion.
  • Sometimes makes trips to the House of Combat to take part in martial arts bouts. Some have tried to convince him to return to piloting, but he insists that he would only do so if there was a true threat to the universe.

Greater Gods

Embryo, High Prophet of Those Who Doesn't See Himself as a God (Creator, Tuner, the Demon of Heiselberg, Resident of a Non-Deterministic World, Fetus-kun, Stripper Vision Guy, Not!Rau, Creepy Narcissist)

    En Sabah Nur/Apocalypse 
"I am the rocks of the eternal shore. Crash against me and be broken!"

En Sabah Nur, The Deified Advocater of Social Darwinism (Apocalypse, En Sabah Nuhr, Eternal One, Eternal Pharaoh, Set, Seth, Huitzilopochtli, Sauru, Kali-Ma, Mak K'ina Tah Balam-Ahau, Tsuyoi, The First One, The Savior, The Eighth Apocalypse, The First Mutant, Death, Beast-child, Murshir En Sabah Nur, The Bringer of Chaos, He Who Never Dies)
  • Greater God (Possibly stronger after absorbing the Living Lightning)
  • Symbol: Many ancient scrolls in various languages all bearing his name
  • Theme Song: The Apocalypse
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil (Believes himself to be True Neutral), currently True Neutral, Bordering on Neutral Evil if he Must get his Objectives Done
  • Portfolio: Media's Defining Social Darwinist, One of the X-Men's Gravest Foes, Above Good and Evil, Likes to Make Grand Boasts, Tin Tyrant, Barrier Warrior, The Dreaded, Proves himself Stronger than Most Villains, Immortal Genius Bruiser, Proclamations of Godhood which he can Easily Back Himself Up On, Having in Incredibly Varied Arsenal of Abilities and is Immensely Powerful, Led a Harsh Upbringing in Ancient Egypt, Underwent Pitiable Circumstances and Lost a Number of his Loved Ones, Relishes the Prospect of Battle and Carnage, Still Holds Some Twisted Standards and Respects Worthy Foes, Villainous Valor
  • Domains: Strength, Conflict, War, Hatred, Force, Worship, Power, Survival, Evolution, Godhood
  • Heralds: His Family; Genesis (his wife), Death, Pestilence, War, Famine (his children)
  • Allies: Vergil Sparda, Set, Apollyon, Tanya (The Reverberation Ensemble), Darth Bane
  • Working Relationship With: Vandal Savage
  • Employing: The Thraddashnote 
  • Rivals: Gilgamesh, Vegeta, Mongul, Megatron, Kars, Malekith
  • Friendly Rivalry: Lord Recluse
  • Enemies: Cable and Domino, Kang the Conqueror (Especially under the guise of Rama-Tut), The Sentinels, Black Adam, Count Dracula (Specifically the Original and Castlevania Versions), Loki Laufeyson, Clark Kent/Superman, Mark Grayson/Invincible, Nolan Grayson/Omni-Man, J'onn Jonzz/Martian Manhunter, Zia Rashid, Charles zi Britannia, The God-Emperor of Mankind, Sigmar Heldenhammer, Shirou Emiya, The Martians, Kaito Kumon/Kamen Rider Baron
  • Worthy Opponent: Settra the Imperishable
  • Uneasy Alliance Withnote : The X-Men (Charles Xavier/Professor X, Magneto, Storm, Wolverine, Cyclops, Akuma, Jean Grey/Phoenix, Anna Marie/Rogue, Jubilation Lee/Jubilee)
  • Respects: General Zod, General Esdeath, Steven Armstrong
  • Respected By: Khorne, Darkseid
  • Opposes: Starscream, Prime Minister Honest, Gihren Zabi
  • Opposed by: Steve Rogers/Captain America, Ventari, Rod Serling, Olivier Armstrong, Hawkman and Hawkgirl, The Pale King
  • Interests: Nyarlathotep (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • En Sabah Nur is known to the world as simply Apocalypse, an ancient, immensely powerful being who proudly proclaims himself to be the first of mutantkind. Above all else, he desires and enforces the belief of the strong surviving and adapting to the harshest circumstances, to the point where he would fashion it into a hardcore philosophy, intending to pass on this belief to others in an attempt to eradicate the weak, feeling that they shouldn't be pitied for and that those who prove their might and adversity should dominate everyone they encounter. He developed his way of life after having been born with unnaturally grey hair and blue facial lines and raised in the harsh, ruthless lands of Ancient Egypt where he faced ostracization and discontent, furthering Nur's drive into becoming stronger, feared, and respected. After suffering through a number of personal tragedies and humiliations, Nur assembled four like-minded and powerful figures, christened them The Four Horsemen, and decided to attempt conquering the world with the lessons that he was taught since childhood, rebranding himself as Apocalypse. Though he may be defeated a number of times, En Sabah Nur always returns in some shape or another, ready and more motivated to instill his philosophy toward others, even if it meant clashing against many heroes who saw his actions and beliefs as an act of terror and villainy. Though Apocalypse had faced many enemies, none were as persistent as the X-Men as they've come to see him as among their greatest nemesis. Nevertheless, Apocalypse has seen his victories, defeats, humiliations, and triumphs, but if there's one thing he's been taught since childhood, it's that he will never give up, and his goal of enforcing the law of Darwinism to the world is eternal, so long as the Apocalypse endures...
  • Apocalypse ascended into the Pantheon shortly after the main members of the X-Men did… or so it seemed. In reality, Apocalypse only made his presence in the Pantheon more known, he actually knew, and ascended at a far earlier time, claiming to not just know about much of the Pantheon's history back when it was a series of strifes and battles, but was also personally there to witness, and participate in many of its events. Apocalypse gazed upon the battles committed by good and evil. His goals didn't exactly align with those which were desired by Melkor, Darkseid, Molag Bal, or other malevolent gods, but he was also rejected by Cosmos, Mata Nui, and the rest of the benevolent gods and they agreed that what Nur desired was against the benefit and well-being of everyone, despite his continued insistence. Ultimately, Apocalypse decided to back away from Good versus Evil and took a third side, Survival and Perseverance of the Strong. He went as far as to christen his own Pantheonic symbol and title, underscoring his independence and preparing his Pantheonic exodus to spread his teachings and beliefs. And with the modern times of the Pantheon straying away from the numerous battles and conflicts the past had, Apocalypse seeks to restart this on a bigger scale, hoping to use this as a way of weeding out the weak and the strong surviving to lead and govern the Pantheon for themselves. And he has no intention of stopping.
  • Determined, resilient, and relentless, Apocalypse is a juggernaut and a threat in every sense of the word. Adding to his inherent ability of bio-molecular manipulation, he can adjust his physique, mental, and energy in whatever way he can and with immense power and control over it. It's not without reason that Apocalypse is considered one of the most powerful mutants ever, even in comparison to those under the Omega-Level label. Though a good deal of his powers come from the technology of the celestials, higher beings with immensely advanced technology and power and which he grafted onto his attire to give himself a Powered Armor as well as forging tools and weapons that have since proven to be capable, durable, and powerful in their own right. He has been worshipped as a God and even boasts as one, though no one can deny that his arrogance and proclamations do hold credence to the sheer authority, power, and terror he holds and inspires. The Pantheon was a host for what seemed to be a near-limitless amount of beings with fantastic powers, ethics, beliefs, and skills, all of which Apocalypse seeks to challenge, regardless of whether he would be alienated. He does concede that he would need alliances, temporary or not if he needs his plans to be successful.
  • In what was considered one of the most devastating attacks to have happened in the Pantheon, Apocalypse stormed into Khandaq after they condemned him for his acts and for attempting to claim himself Egypt's Top God, which they perceived as an affront to their patron deity and hero, Black Adam. Adam did show up and the two had a vicious fight, only for Apocalypse to brutalize and mock Black Adam for failing to protect his nation before killing him off. Yes, Adam would return and Khandaq would recover steadily, but the battle left both the man and the nation incredibly rattled, and Adam vowed divine retribution the next time they met. The fight was also observed by Hawkman and Hawkgirl, who claimed that this was the reason the Justice Society and Justice League needed to take heavy action against Apocalypse. On the other hand, Apocalypse himself doesn't care much for Adam's fury against him, though he does entertain the idea of a rematch, provided Adam is stronger than before. Beyond that, he expresses excitement over fighting the Society and League, eager to test his strength against one of the greatest teams of superheroes.
  • Due to his philosophy being brutal and hardcore even by the standards of other social darwinists, Apocalypse isn't exactly the most popular figure in the Pantheon and commonly faces criticism and condemnation from those who seek peace, unification, and trust through help and aid, concepts that Apocalypse has a difficult time grasping if he ever did. Of all of them, he's amused by his opposition from Omni-Man, who came from a darwinistic background, though fought back against Viltrum's political system and beliefs in an effort to turn it around and lead a better kingdom. Apocalypse simply finds Nolan's efforts disappointing and bluntly admits that he was better when he was a despot whereas Omni-Man finds disturbance in Apocalypse's words and teachings, seeing them as too similar to Thragg's. The two have clashed every now and then, with Nolan's son, Invincible also participating in some of the scuffles. Despite their enmity, Apocalypse has taken a liking to Invincible and Omni-Man's powers and determination, musing that had Nolan not changed his ways, he could have been a potential Horseman, Nolan affirms that even if his past self was taken into account, he still would have refused that offer, albeit out of pride.
  • His ultimate desire for the Pantheon is simple; to make it a haven and recommended place for the strongest of beings, himself included. As a result, he doesn't really care about many of the large-scale conflicts that have been perpetrated by Melkor, YHVH, and Nekron. He's not really interested in destroying all of existence, and while ruling is a consideration, he has his own principles in that regard. Lucifer sees his darwinism as a unique and fascinating way of achieving one's freedom and individuality, but Apocalypse scoffs this, seeing Lucifer's beliefs of wanting a better world as contradictory, especially when he's willing to sacrifice large swathes of people to do it. Yes, Apocalypse is destructive, but he doesn't sugar-coat his beliefs and really does believe that the strong should outlast and wipe off the weak, a sentiment that greatly alienated Cosmos, who was already uneasy with his immeasurable violence. To Apocalypse, grand alliances are nothing more than an inconvenience to him and if they don't agree with his beliefs, then so be it. If push comes to shove, Apocalypse stated that he may as well create his own alliance to further his advocacy for allowing the strong to grow and persevere.
    • While he didn't ask for it, Apocalypse did receive some praise from Khorne and Darkseid, albeit for different reasons. The Chaos God of Blood not only appreciated Apocalypse's tenacity and determination, but also for his ruthless nature and destructive capabilities in battle, and saw him as a potential being in lulling to his side to represent his Warriors of Chaos. The New God of Tyranny admired Apocalypse's unfettered nature and the ruthlessness he employs on his subjects and enemies, seeing him as an ideal leader and warrior. Apocalypse appreciated their gestures, but sternly stated that if they're offering an alliance, then he'll pass. He's alright with killing and subjugating, but he wants to do it on his own terms and enforce it with his own philosophy. He doesn't want to kill everything nor subject everyone to complete servitude as he feels that they would clash against his own beliefs. Khorne was angrily disappointed, but still retains his respect and desire to bring Apocalypse to his side. Darkseid respected Apocalypse's decision… for now, as he told the mutant that there might come a time when he'll come crawling to the Lord of Tyranny for help. Apocalypse has yet to say anything on the matter.
  • Not many are familiar with it, but Apocalypse does have some history with Count Dracula. Basically, the two came into conflict, with Dracula expressing interest in his mutant blood and wanting to drink it. Apocalypse even admitted to the Count being a nuisance and tried to kill him. Dracula would have won, had it not been for Van Helsing distracting his Arch-Enemy long enough for Apocalypse to deliver the killing blow. While the mutant remembers his experience with the vampire lord, Apocalypse doesn't really regard Dracula as a big threat, though the Count has a more complicated opinion of the whole situation. To Apocalypse's surprise, there's more than one individual with the "Dracula" alias. The others are either afraid of Apocalypse or don't really care much to confront him. On the other hand, the original Count wants his revenge whereas the Lord of Castlevania anticipates the idea of fighting the mutant, despite showing clear contempt for his darwinistic advocacy, seeing it as a threat to his rule and vampirekind. Of all the different versions of Dracula, Apocalypse only respects the Lord of Castlevania due to the sheer level of power and authority he possesses and seeks to fight him one day.
  • While Apocalypse doesn't have a lot of allies, he does make sure that they do fit the bill of what he sees as strong individuals, rationalizing that quality overcomes quantity on that front. It's how he was able to entice and come to an understanding of sorts with Vergil Sparda, a half-man, half-demon hybrid who also strongly believes in Might Makes Right mentality. Apocalypse and Vergil fought against each other in a brutal battle, and despite a stalemate, Apocalypse abruptly cut the fight in favor of helping Vergil further his power. While Vergil was hesitant, the two agreed that few allies are still better than none and that he'll keep his end of the bargain. Since then, both have been in a tense alliance, though they do respect each other's power. He's also come to an alliance with Tanya, a member of the Reverberation Ensemble and a fellow darwinist after seeing her company, The Middle Finger, get its southern branch decimated by Roland, where Tanya served as an executive. She sees Apocalypse as a stepping stone for increasing her power and influence as well as wanting to find a way to make Apocalypse convince the weak to follow him if they want to become strong, a hard task to accomplish. Finally, Apollyon finds admiration for Apocalypse in regard to his brutal teachings and beliefs and willingly sided with him to further the prospect of war and bloodshed. While Apocalypse is open to working with her, they have differing priorities, with one wanting to effectively better society in his own twisted way with war, while Apollyon wants to perpetuate it for her own sake. Regardless, they make an effective duo, though Apollyon finds annoyance in having to see Apocalypse as her superior due to his strength being far past her own, despite Apollyon's own dark and destructive ambitions.
    • Learning about the Thraddash, Apocalypse made a surprise attack, killing a large number of their population. Those that witnessed the mutant's rampage came to see him as a patron regarding their own belief in Might Makes Right and gave themselves into serving Apocalypse as a being whose power they can admire, look up to, and replicate in their future. Turns out, this was Apocalypse's plan as he knew the Thraddash were self-destructive beings and their war-like nature forced them to attack others and themselves, so he decided that the best way to get the alien race's attention was to simply attack and kill some of them off in front of an audience. Additionally, Apocalypse saw that having a race that shared his views in life would make him a suitable villain, to the extent that the Thraddash were given a collection of technology to be implemented into their weapons and gadgets. While some of the Thraddash have died serving Apocalypse in a few fights, these paid off with some victories and the Thraddash further admiring the mutant warlord. That said, Apocalypse knows that the Thraddash's self-destructive mindset would be a liability and is devising some way to make them less prone to offing themselves.
    • At one point during old, war-like days of the Pantheon, Apocalypse came into contact with Vandal Savage, who wagered a deal to incite as much conflict and bloodshed as possible for disclosed reasons. The fact that Apocalypse actually accepted the offer caught many off-guard as the idea of the mutant warlord making a deal with a human was not something that was thought possible. Except that, no, Savage wasn't human (or at least he was, before gaining his powers and immortality), and his plan involved a coldly calculated plot to leave much of the Pantheon in ruins as well as recommending strong beings that Savage himself had met and learned about. Apocalypse was impressed by the plot; sure Savage wasn't a mutant, but darwinism isn't exclusive to mutantkind and Savage displayed such a potent mind as well as knowledge and experience in dealing with others that Apocalyse saw him as an excellent fighter, planner, and leader, somebody who has everything needed to fight back, win, and conquer. To this day, the two keep in contact with each other, with both keeping tabs on their professional relationship in the event that there's something they can exploit for their own ends. That said, both are aware that they can be manipulative and treacherous, so they're keeping an eye out on who would betray the other first.
  • While gods are mostly a trivial matter to him and he freely likes to boast himself as one due to his immense power, leadership, and reputation, which are very much justified, there is one particular god that Apocalypse takes seriously; Set. And to the surprise of many, it's a positive thought on his part, with Apocalypse openly declaring the God of Deserts, Storms, and Chaos to be a patron for him, with Set also reciprocating Nur's words as a sign that he was a devout follower of him. While it is a strong alliance, it's more about Set being an inspiration for Apocalypse as it was Set who spoke of his destiny of becoming a conqueror and encouraging him to break and overcome his struggles of being a slave and a figure of scorn. Bonus points for Nur discovering his mutant powers shortly after the encounter, but this was a point where Nur was at his most triumphant. There was some friction in that Apocalypse did impersonate Set, but now with gods being common and active figures around the Pantheon, Apocalypse doesn't need to use that guise. The two enjoy competing with each other as much as they do working together.
  • While they are very much different, Apocalypse has some words to say about the Decepticons. The mutant warlord respects the alien robots' tenacity and their capacity for violence and warfare, although he admits that the Autobots aren't of immediate concern to him unless they end up getting involved with him. Megatron, leader of the Decepticons, initially didn't think much of Apocalypse, even when the latter came up to the former and gave him some words of praise and respect. Megatron responded by attacking the mutant, resulting in a vicious fight. While the battle ended in a draw, Megatron did take his word back and admitted that Apocalypse was strong indeed, but declined the offer to join Apocalypse, stating that he was already preoccupied with working with Melkor instead, though they do agree on working together in fighting against Unicron as they knew that his goal of ending the multiverse clashes against their goals and they can't let that happen. On the other hand, Apocalypse shows disapproval and scorn towards Starscream as, although strong in his own way, proves himself to be too slimy and cowardly to earn even a small sense of approval and even told Starscream of his opinion of him, causing the Decepticon lieutenant to undergo a period of rutting at being insulted at as well as attacking the mutant warlord, which didn't go so well for Starscream.
  • He's actually met Akuma outside the Pantheon. Despite sharing similar beliefs in strength, power, and individuality, they actually don't get along, considering Akuma made his presence around that time as Cyber-Akuma, with the implication that Akuma cyberized him. While the full details are not known, Akuma's anger towards the mutant suggests that the master of the Satsui no Hado was converted without his consent and doesn't take well to such a predicament. Akuma's enmity is one-sided, as Apocalypse actually admires his dedication to being the strongest fighter possible and delights in the idea of fighting against him to the death to the extent that the mutant wouldn't mind dying in the battle as his philosophy would dictate. Apocalypse also has this opinion towards Goku and Vegeta, quickly figuring that Saiyans have an instinctual drive for fighting and seeking challenge and Apocalyse is very open to participating in that opportunity. Goku and Vegeta have fought the mutant warlord on a few occasions, though while the latter bluntly sees him as a foe, the former is more relaxed and sometimes holds some civil talk with his opponent. That said, Apocalypse's devastation of Khandaq and murder of Black Adam did mean that the Saiyan duo need to take him seriously at all times.
  • Outside of Apocalypse, the deity who enforces Darwinism the most in his beliefs is Lord Recluse, who enforces it into his leadership towards Arachnos and champions strength and unity above all else... in addition to being evil and free to make your own decisions. While both he and Apocalypse rarely meet, the two have a mutual level of respect towards each other as Lord Recluse sees Apocalypse as a warrior and survivor above all else as well as someone who could set an example of power and dominance. Still, there was one detail that Lord Recluse saw as lacking in Apocalypse, namely that he doesn't put much thought into large-scale leadership as he does with Arachnos. The mutant warlord replied that he intends to work on being a leader on the occasion he takes over the world or even the Pantheon on that occasion. Considering there is a possible timeline where Apocalypse does take over the world, albeit with catastrophic consequences, Lord Recluse seems rather unsure what to make of it. Sure it's a world populated with darwinistic lords fighting for their gains, something that Arachnos wants, but the lack of proper structure and endless chaos made the place rather murky for Lord Recluse to consider. To that end, he's offered some advice to Apocalypse regarding leadership, which has turned out to be quite effective. The two villains have a competitive relationship with each other, albeit one built on a level of respect and familiarity with their beliefs and cause.
  • Has a good degree of respect for General Zod and Esdeath, given that both have darwinistic approaches to their lives and beliefs, not to mention they've both proven themselves to be powerful and capable in their own right. Sure Apocalypse is a supremacist, but he's not a mutant supremacist, claiming that the strong can be applicable to just about anybody. Zod's military expertise and intelligence were something Apocalypse praised and he noted that even for a Kryptonian, he was really a remarkable fighter and, a potential candidate for a Horsemen if he ever needed one. The same thing also applies to Esdeath thanks to her Teigu powers being as potent as it was devastating and combined with her combat experience made her a fearsome foe for anyone, and a figure of admiration for those who see strength as a symbol of belief, which Apocalypse represented. The mutant did find one detail about Esdeath disappointing, namely that she serves Honest whom Apocalypse hates, not because of his sheer vileness, but because he's a coward underneath all his bluster and is easily taken down without much effort if left to confront someone. Zod and Esdeath don't have much to say regarding Apocalypse's compliments, but the Kryptonian general can agree on a stalemate under the condition that Apocalypse does not attack him or Krypton, to which he accepted while Esdeath promises to fight the mutant to get the thrill out of fighting a supposed god, which Apocalypse has anticipated since.
    • Kaito Kumon proved to have a very different perspective on Darwinism, which Apocalypse caught on quite quickly. In Kaito's case, he wants to pursue an inverted example by destroying the powerful, so that the weak don't have to be burdened by a system that only blatantly favors the strong as well as imparting moral and emotional strength to others. Unsurprisingly, with Kaito wanting to approach a more "benevolent" sort of dictatorship, Apocalypse found the idea as baffling as it was absurd, thinking that Kaito's motives don't really make much sense and that he's missing out on the fact that an individual has to be strong if they want to survive as evidenced by his own past. Of course, Kaito condemned Apocalypse's actions and motives, seeing them as advocacy for aggressive and cruel dictatorship and strife, and declared that while Apocalypse is stronger, he would continue to persist with his own strength and might until he becomes powerful enough to challenge the mutant darwinist. Apocalypse was mainly amused by Kaito's stance but does dare him to fight to see if he can live up to his word as at least he could respect conviction.
  • While he truly believes that he's setting an example for future generations with his Draconian teachings, some beg to differ, as is the case with Sigmar Heldenhammer and the God-Emperor of Mankind, both of whom saw Apocalypse as a twisted being of endless rage, hate, and destruction being spread towards others for the sake of perpetuating violence. Additionally, The Emperor also takes issue to Apocalypse using the names of many god's based on religious and spiritual beliefs in order to better lull others into his side, seeing it as an act of deception and blasphemy similar to those practicing under the faith of Tzeentch. Apocalypse sees them as powerful and worthy adversaries, which also doubles his own disappointment towards the two rulers as he believes that they could have easily used their might and authority to lead others into either pursuing power or creating an authority based entirely on strength and survival, yet they chose to help the poor and needy, which Apocalypse saw as pointless. Though a good part of his negative belief may come from the fact that he had to fight and endure for his whole life and was raised in a society where he had to be strong if it meant survival and respect, which Sigmar pitied while the Emperor doesn't really care for past details.
  • While opponents for the most part Apocalypse came to respect Settra the Imperishable for simply being among the greatest and strongest leaders of his world as well as possessing an insurmountable amount of willpower, which he likely used to push through with his fights and victories as well as inspire the populace of Nehekhara to fight for him. Apocalypse even noted down some similarities between him and Settra, seeing as both were grand leaders who were given an apparent blessing and gift that determined their role in life and Settra worshipped a Pantheon similar to the Egyptian gods. Wanting to see what he was capable of, Apocalypse demanded Settra to bow to his servitude, knowing that saying such would anger the latter. Of course, things turned out predictably, with Apocalypse and Settra dealing a harsh fight in the desert dunes before Settra stabbed Apocalypse's chest, causing him to kneel down and admit defeat, citing Settra as one of the most worthy opponents he's fought, a sentiment that impressed the Nehekharian kind enough to spare Apocalypse. As it turns out, Apocalypse let himself be defeated on purpose as he simply wanted to feed on Settra's pride for his own amusement. While the two don't have a good relationship, at least there's some appreciation to be seen between the two, which Apocalypse was content with.
    • Through Settra, Apocalypse also came to learn about The Pale King as he was one of the few genuine allies Settra had in the Pantheon. Despite the similarity of posing as a deity in an effort to gain the service and loyalty of those who wanted to be led by faith as well as pulling off any questionable methods possible to carry out whatever they saw as justified, there was very little where they could find common and neither liked each other very much. Apocalypse noted that The Pale King sacrificed his kin, used his ego to gain followers, and possessed immense power to back up his proclamations, which would explain how he and Settra found common ground and became practical allies, but unlike Settra, The Pale King didn't have as much success in protecting Hallownest as he wanted and left a strong legacy behind. As a result, Apocalypse was disappointed and decided that The Pale King wasn't really worth the effort in fighting as well as seeing his actions as fruitless. On the other hand, The Pale King isn't a fan of Apocalypse's darwinism and desire to cause and spread war, seeing it as a path of needless destruction and depriving any sense of preservation he could put, something that Apocalypse heard and didn't care about.
  • Apocalypse's actions and brutality caught the attention of the alien warlord of Warworld, Mongul, who was quick to notice the similarities between the two of them, namely their showing pride in their power and beliefs as well as a large case of showmanship, arrogance, and violence. That said, the two found it hard to get along and came to see each other as competitors instead. Apocalypse, despite his occasional insanity, does believe in his cause being a benefit to the world and a necessity for survival whereas Mongul wants to indulge in his tyranny and sadism through a number of acts including hosting a gladiatorial games match where people kill each other in an effort to be recognized and challenge Mongul himself. Both scoffed at their motives; Apocalypse thought Mongul was immature and reckless with what he does while Mongul retorted that Apocalypse's goals are not as well-meaning as he claims and that deep down, he can be just as vindictive and monstrous as the other guy. On another note, Superman himself also noticed the comparisons between Apocalypse and Mongul and it is for this reason that the Man of Steel is on the lookout for the mutant warlord, who instead is joyful of the idea of fighting against Superman after learning about his reputation and the vast wealth of his powers.
  • Sometime during his tenure in the Pantheon, Apocalypse became certain that he would meet competition against some like-minded beings in the future. His words became vindicated when Apocalypse encountered Gilgamesh, the fabled King of Heroes whose narcissism and ego know no bounds. The two questioned each others' reputations, with Gilgamesh being mixed about how Apocalypse's goal of enforcing a world only for the strong would turn out ugly, considering his approach, and generally seeing him as a "freaky jerk supremacist" whose only slightly better than the "mongrels" he himself routinely deals with. Apocalypse expressed disappointment in Gilgamesh and saw him as an overgrown brat whose lax nature made him a stagnant being when it came to committing to a goal and that his participation in the Holy Grail War only furthered his ego. The only silver lining is that at least both acknowledge each other as powerful, but otherwise don't get along, with Apocalypse seeing Gilgamesh as an irritation while the latter doesn't want to deal with the former, lest he wants his own fun and desirability "ruined" by the presence by who he says is a "blue-lined, strength-preaching hypocrite" upon learning that Apocalypse doesn't wholly advocate his beliefs... at times. Still, many are aware that it's not the best move to insult one of the world's most powerful mutants.
  • He concedes that he does share a mutual enemy with the X-Men and Magneto, with that being the Sentinels, mechanical beings created for the sole purpose of eradicating mutants, and they've been a common sight in many possible futures where mutantkind became endangered. As a result, the Sentinels have the distinction of being an enemy of Apocalypse without any pretense of them being opposed to his beliefs. Due to the Sentinels, mutants have also become very disdainful of mechanical lifeforms and condemn the House of Machinery and Technology, even if villains don't make up the majority count for the deities. While Apocalypse does treat that particular house fairly, it's only due to his own beliefs in life, and is mainly wary of any mechanical beings he comes across. He's sometimes called out for treating everyone else contemptuously, to which Apocalypse responded that he's just following his beliefs and teachings and while superiority is accounted for, he doesn't apply to a narrow specific, claiming that he allows just about everyone to challenge others and claim to be the strongest, not to start a genocide simply because a race irks him. Some think Apocalypse has a point, but there's still a bit of hypocrisy as he naturally looks down on the weak, though the mutant warlord doesn't care and just agrees with the other mutants that the Sentinels are a being to look out for and to be ready to battle against anytime.
  • In a strange turn of events, when Professor X and Magneto decided to establish the Mutant Island Krakoa as a haven for mutantkind, Apocalypse surprisingly ended up liking the direction they took and agreed to take part in the Quiet Council, sitting alongside two foes that he's had a long history fighting against. Many in the Pantheon were taken aback by how Apocalypse decided to call upon a truce and have an agreement with the X-Men without any violent altercation, but it seemed that this sentiment was also reached in the Pantheon. As it stands, Apocalypse has taken a similar approach to Magneto in wanting to preserve mutantkind as much as he could. However, just because he's in a truce with his former enemies doesn't stop him from being manipulative and willing to incite violence when he wants to, as demonstrated by his desperation in combating the Daemons by amassing an army and using excessive force and brutality, all in an attempt to free the Arakko, Apocalypse's first society of Mutants. He's also participated in a tournament known as the X of Swords, where he decided to stay with the Arakko who migrated to Earth. Of course, many in the Pantheon are skeptical, and even still opposed to Apocalypse despite his truce. As it turns out, Apocalypse had to choose Arakko remaining on Earth while his wife, Genesis, chose to send her husband to the Otherworld, meaning Apocalypse personally was unable to migrate to Mars with the Arakko. Martian Manhunter was among those as he's aware of the Arakko colonizing Mars with an iron fist and leading a vicious life, which he predictably assumes were inspired by Apocalypse's teachings, though J'onn is willing to talk to Apocalypse first than battling if a non-violent solution can be met, though those expectations are short. Still, Apocalypse states that the colonization of Mars wasn't his doing, it was the X-Men who did so, though J'onnz did ask whether an island is really enough to sustain a population of darwinists, which Apocalypse hasn't responded to yet. The more malevolent Martians see Apocalypse as a traditional enemy, though the mutant warlord sees them as pests to destroy and doesn't pay much attention to them. Fortunately, the Arrako are normally benevolent and non-confrontational but are willing to fight back if necessary, so Apocalypse is pleased to learn that his people are well-prepared for any upcoming attacks in case they happen.
"Mutant must fight mutant, if the weak are to be winnowed from the strong. And when only the strong are left, Apocalypse will make his move. Pray, all of you, that you are among the strong."

Intermediate Gods

    Claire Stanfield 
Claire Stanfield, God of Solipsism (Vino, The Rail Tracer, The Young Conductor, Felix Walken)
  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His longcoat covered in blood.
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Anti Heroes, Cloudcuckoolanders, Self-Convinced Godhood, Insane (in an Awesome Way), Convinced He's The Only Being That Exists, and Enjoying Every Minute of it, Charles Atlas Superpower, Super-Strength, Ubermenschen, Wild Cards, Having a Few Names, Circus Brats, Fighting for Every Girl he's Barely Seen and Known, Pay Evil unto Evil
  • Domains: Assassins, Super Human, Combat
  • Allies: Isaac Dent and Miria Harvent, Gangrel and Luna Vachon, Gunvolt, Hit
  • On speaking terms with: Batman
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Al Capone
  • Rivals: Ladd Russo, Shizuo Heiwajima, Shun Daimonji, and on an egotistical level Gilgamesh, General Zod and Agent Smith
  • Enemies: Tenjuro Banno, Hajun, The Brave Companions
  • Feared by: Pennywise, Thomas the Tank Engine
  • Respects: The Corleones, Giorno Giovanna and his friends
  • Respected by: Atrocitus, Vegeta
  • Good Counterpart to: Simon Laurent
  • Claire Stanfield is the little-known "fourth Gandor Brother" that decided to forgo the career in The Mafia for one much, more ruthless. The most effective assassin in America, known to strike anytime, anywhere, and with his only trace being the exceedingly bloody remains of his targets. He also has been rumored to have something of a warped sense of justice. Hope to God that you never end up violating it.
  • The Dark Knight is annoyed by him and his morally ambiguous actions, but still works in terms of martial fitness and improving their own strengths. He fondness of the Dark Knight, even if it's mainly a combat/martial arts relationship, is because of how much of a Badass Normal Bamtan is. Reminds him of himself, really. Given his solipsism, he might believe Batman is his OC. The head of the Red Lantern Corps is more cool with him because of his Pay Evil unto Evil attitude and effectiveness in turning scum to puddles of blood, but wouldn't call him a friend.
  • Has a strange god complex: he thinks that he's a god and that everything else was created from his mind just for his entertainment, along with believing that he is immortal. Thankfully, despite sharing god complexes and almost sounding the same, even he understandably thinks that Tenjuro Banno is a nut, to say the very least.
  • His god complex is actually a form of solipsism. The philosophy is because the only thing you can be certain on existing is your own mind("I think therefore I am"), you cannot be certain you aren't the only thing to exist. Anyone who's tried to disabuse him of that notion has failed miserably. He's convinced that the Trope Pantheon is actually something his own mind came up with to not get bored.
    • Professor X has an Evil Twin who has an extended solipsism in that she believe she and Charles Xavier are the only real beings. Naturally he is wary of Claire, however, despite not thinking anyone else is real, he is capable of empathy. Think of it as how someone can care about fictional characters.
    • Pennywise had real difficulty trying to get a solipsist by the name of Patrick Hockstetter to be afraid; the best he could come up with are leeches due to a childhood experience and the fact they would literally suck the realness from him. He couldn't even do this on the Rail Tracer who beat the hell out of him, leaving the Monster Clown terrified at being completely ineffective. He then stated Patrick wasn't a real solipsist because he was worried about his brother displacing him as the only real thing, therefore having doubts. Also Patrick deserved to be eaten.
    • Nyarlathotep was very amused by Claire, who assumes the Crawling Chaos is Ronnie. According to the Cthulhu Mythos, all reality is Azathoth's dream. Thus making it a solipsistic view of nihilism, and a large scale of Claire's delusions. He's not going to try and disprove the Rail Tracer's solipsism, though; it's way too entertaining for him.
    • Dorothy Haze once went through a depression stemming from solipsism, triggered by her adoptive mother deciding to meet with the mother of her daughter's girlfriend. She grew out of it and is still her cheery self. She is more confused than anything about how Claire is solipsistic yet loving every minute of it.
    • Could be compared and contrasted to Hajun. They are ultimate egotists, however Hajun wants to be completely and utterly alone. If he even recognizes other beings, they are distractions to preferred solitude. And he has the power to back it up. Claire argues that such an existence would be unbearably boring, hence why he even imagines reality.
    • The ascended Sith are reminded of Darth Ruin, a solipsistic Sith who was around a millennium before the rise of Darth Bane and Darth Zannah. He brought a rebirth to the order, but his problematic egoism led to his betrayal and death. Of course, one could argue he is but the inevitable culmination of an order that thinks inwards, only about themselves. Claire Stanfield doesn't give a shit about the Sith, or Jedi for that matter, in case you're wondering.
  • Has the ego to match Gilgamesh, but is more humble in how he wants to live his life. Gods are selling tickets for a fight between the two. The House of Pride and Egotism both welcomes and is a bit concerned with Claire Stanfield, however he insists that his views are not egotism, but simply him realizing the true nature of reality as merely part of his own mind.
  • General Zod would love to Break the Haughty and make Claire Stanfield kneel to him, especially because he is "a mere human". Agent Smith has delved a bit into solipsism alongside his very apparent nihilism, given his antics in the Matrix, and wants to disprove Claire's views by assimilating him. Surprising both is that they got their asses kicked. Vegeta simply doesn't bother with Claire, but he has a respect for the man's convictions and personal pride even if he considers himself superior to the Rail Tracer.
  • Given he brings Charles Atlas Superpower to an extreme, and even the author has stated he's tied with Ronnie, there might actually be some truth in what he's saying. Given this, the SCP Foundation is legitimately wondered if he's even truly human before a blood test proved he was. They still suspect he's some sort of anomaly, however had yet to get clarification on what he is.
  • Many Gods get nervous whenever he speaks, as he sounds eeriely similar to Ichigo Kurosaki. Ichigo's reaction to this is yet to be seen. They betting a match between him and Shizuo Heiwajima. Izaya Orihara is planning to rig the bets in Claire's favor to spite and provoke Shizuo. He doesn't consider Shun Daimonji a true rival in the sense that Shun's powers come from his Power Dizer, but will respect that Shun pushes himself to the limit when it comes to girls in trouble, and made a promise to not get anywhere near Miu Kazashiro since 1) hurting her will set Shun's Berserk Button up (aside from anyone hurting his friends, especially Gentaro Kisaragi) and 2) Miu recently got her own Queen Dizer so she can protect herself if need be.
  • As Claire Stanfield is a solipsist, he believes he has Complete Immortality because he is the main character in his fantasy, and nothing is truly real to hurt him. Voldemort is enraged at this, saying that "a mere muggle has no right to think they have what's rightfully mine!". Claire just responded with "stop whining about it Tom" and dodged his Avada Kedava. of course even if you killed Claire, Death Is Cheap is in effect. Which he would rationalize as proof of his own beliefs.
  • Plenty of gods would love to disprove his solipsism. Here are just a few:
    • Being the raging Control Freaks that they are, Darkseid and YHVH get pissed off at the idea of solipsism, hoping that Claire would be violently disproven of his views on his own, but he keeps living. They would take particular pleasure in robbing him of his own volition and no longer having a sense of self. Claire regards it as hypocritical as neither the New God or the MadGod are comfortable with the idea of other beings having thoughts and feelings of their own.
    • Light Yagami regards Claire as nothing more than a crazy serial killer despite his own sense of justice, which is major Psychological Projection on his part. He's eager to write down his name, however Ryuk takes the idea of solipsism in stride and finds Claire fascinating. In true hypocritical fashion Fused Zamasu has bellowed out at the sheer arrogance that not only would mortals such as him declare themselves as gods, but declare themselves the only real thing.
    • John Doe sees solipsism as the most demonstrable form of pride; beyond the belief you are the most important being, but that your importance makes you the only being. He is hoping to give him a fitting death; make him personally disprove his own philosophy. Given John Doe is himself a prideful man as he believes he is condoned to commit horrible acts because God said so, Claire doesn't give a shit what he thinks.
    • Rick Sanchez is just sick of him being an egotistical smartass. Given how so many people annoyed with him are hypocritical in doing so, it's small wonder Claire Stanfield gives them little thought. Rick was the first to personally fight him, and though he got a few hits in thanks to his technology and genius Claire beat him and Rick was forced to give up.
  • Connected to the Gandor family, who are Neighbourhood-Friendly Gangsters. As such he tends to be on good terms with gangsters like this. Al Capone is alright with him and they even come from around the same time, but thinks he's nuts while also knowing it's a bad idea to piss him off.
  • Despite barely meeting all of the Goddesses from the House of Love, Claire occasionally visits there to charm them, much to their annoyance. He was pretty happy to find Issac and Miria and Jacuzzi Splot also ascended. Jacuzzi Splot cried Tears of Joy (or fear depending on how one looked at it), while Issac and Miria were grateful for the man who saved them back at the Flying Pussyfoot incident. Greeted his long-awaited rival Ladd with a Slasher Smile, but their rematch will have to come later, due to Ladd being Kicked Upstairs via ascension. That's what happens when you murder everyone in sight in order to find someone.
  • Though an assassin, Claire has standards and often acts out of a bizarre yet coherent moral code. He regards the Brave Companions as utter scum and takes great enjoyment out of turning them to fine crimson. As a Hitman with a Heart, he gets along with Gunvolt and Hit. Hit in particular enjoys the challenge he gets out of fighting him. As far as Claire is concerned, the challenge is a self-imposed one because he's bored and wants a fight that isn't a Curb-Stomp Battle for once.
  • Goku and Beerus would love to fight Claire Stanfield, and he's up for it. Were he to win, it would prove his point given the two are a mortal with divine powers and a Destroyer Deity respectively. Were he to lose, he would rationalize it as choosing to do so because he wants to stop being a Showy Invincible Hero for once. One would think the Hakaishin of Universe 7 would be miffed at Claire's solipsism, however he doesn't really care because he has thicker skin than Zamasu. Not to mention that there seems to be some power to it, due to how powerful his Charles Atlas Superpower is and thus making him a good fight according to Beerus. That is unless Claire truly insults him or eats his pudding; that's getting a Hakai.
  • Has gotten interested in the trains in the House of Travel, but Ryotaro Nogami is making sure he does not get his hands on the Den-Liner. Thomas the Tank Engine is utterly terrified by his actions.
    • Speaking of Trains, he met up with a teenager named Simon Laurent, who was somehow trapped on a fantastical train that had pocket dimensions of all sorts of things stuck with a number that would only go down unless it was dropped to 0. Simon and Claire were very similar — they lived in their own realities and nothing anyone could do would change that. However, Claire found total disgust when he learned how Simon would kill innocent denizens into the wheels and kicked his best friend into the wheels after she started changing her world views. He's made sure Simon gets the message to never try that mistake again; whether or not Simon would actually learn from this is unknown.
  • Considers Gangrel and Luna Vachon as his blood brethren. And by that we mean, "Those who love pouring blood onto everyone else just for the sheer hell of it." The House of Blood and Gore is awestruck at the sheer slaughter he brings upon his foes. The Black Knight thinks he could keep going at it even if reduced to a smear of blood, but Claire doesn't think much of him.

    "Hero Killer" Stain 
Chizome Akaguro, God of Blindly Clinging To Their Principles (Stain, The Hero Killer, Stendhal)
  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His red scarf and bandages, as well his blades.
  • Theme Song: Hero-goroshi
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil with some leaning towards Chaotic Neutral
  • Portfolio: Arc Villain, Bad Powers, Bad People, Blood Lust, Blood Magic, Close-Range Combatant, Combat Pragmatist, Death Glare, Dual Wielding, Having standards for a villain, Praised as a cool Villain, Fallen Hero, Fights Like a Normal, The Fundamentalist, Hero Killer, Killing Intent, Licking the Blade, Lightning Bruiser, Made of Iron, Designed after Nineties Anti Heroes, Serial Killer, Tautological Templar, Having ripped his own nose off, Inspiring other Villains to come out of the shadows, Well-Intentioned Extremist
  • Domains: Murder, Blades, Fighting, Blood, Motivation, Corruption, Philosophy
  • Followers: Garou (fellow Hero Hunter)
  • High Priest: Lunatic
  • Allies: The Punisher, Samuel Rodrigues, Korn, the Grand United Alliance of Chaos, The Boys
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Kurogiri, Melkor
  • Rivals: Barbatos Goetia, Seryu Ubiquitous (Closer to enemies), Skarlet, Jedah Dohma, Eliza, Esidisi
  • Enemies: "Fake Heroes" (ESPECIALLY The Seven), The Four Chaos Gods, The Joker, Finn the Human, Marceline, Sayaka Miki, Homura Akemi, the Incubators, Saitama, Genos, Fubuki, Tatsumaki, Linkara, Adam Taurus, Izuku Midoriya, Shoto Todoroki, Tenya Iida
  • Respects: All Might and Izuku Midoriya, Shoto Todoroki, Cosmos, Superman, Batman, Madoka Kaname, Spider-Man
  • Conflicting Opinions: Kotetsu T. Kaburagi/Wild Tiger
  • The "Hero Killer" Stain, a rather infamous individual who caused a rather big impact in his world's society after he gave a Motive Rant about how he would destroy all the "fake" heroes that poison humanity, indirectly inspiring many villains to come out of the shadows. Chizome Akagure was once an aspiring hero who grew cynical and jaded of how the meaning of hero was twisted and turned into a shallow profession and the values of being a hero that All Might has set were being gradually lost, so he took it upon himself to purge all "fake heroes" from the world and no one was going to stop him.
  • How he managed to ascend is a mystery. The last reports about him is that he is held in the maximum security prison "Tartarus" where only the most dangerous villains are contained. It's theorized that Melkor had something to do with his sudden arrival, seeing how Stain served as an inspiration for villains in his world would definitely help Melkor a lot. However, Stain rejected being part of the GUAE, mostly because he doesn't want to waste his time helping someone like Melkor, who Stain isn't really particularly fond of in the first place.
  • He has made it clear that the only one that is allowed to kill him is the only true hero of his world, All Might. Stain seems to respect the figure and values that he represents and would definitely challenge him to a duel. He was delighted to see All Might present in the Pantheon though was also surprised to see Izuku Midoriya as well. Izuku had the honor of being the first person that met Stain's expections of how a true hero should be, thus prompting him to not only spare him, but save his life from a Nomu. He now waits to see how the Age of "Deku" will be.
  • However, that does not mean he's on friendly terms with Midoriya. He still has deep resentment for Midoriya and two of his allies due to taking him down in Hosu City.
    • That said, even if Stain's philosophy of what a true hero has to be is one of the aspects people tend to agree with, that doesn't mean everyone he targets is a "fake" hero. After all, he ended crippling Tensei Iida for life when it was shown that he actually a selfless man who was sincerely dedicated to being a hero. From what Stain said, he targeted the man because his reasoning for heroism was because of family tradition rather than any true proactivity. Even a good deal of sympathetic to Stain's views were kinda pissed at Stain for this.
  • He might be evil, but he himself hates those who cause mindless destruction or evil just because and considers them even worse than phony heroes. One example is the Joker, who thought that he could ally himself with the Hero Killer but Stain almost killed him the moment he explained his intentions.
  • His quirk allows him to paralyze anyone by tasting their blood, a rather dangerous power and can easily give him an edge in one on one confrontations, so very few people try to take him head on. The paralysis also lasts a certain amount of time depending the victim's blood type, but it usually give him enough time to finish off his opponents.
    • This ability has been the bane of Skarlet ever since she foolishly tried to challenge Stain to a duel after learning of their similar powers. Since she is made out of blood and most of her attacks come out of her, Stain just has to lick her in order to have a clear victory, basically being the living counter to everything Skarlet can do. Stain just considers her lucky that he cannot kill her otherwise he would've already done so.
    • This ability might also be a disadvantage for Stain himself in certain scenarios. He has been warned that he should try avoiding tasting the blood of beings such as Nyarlathotep or the Chaos Gods unless he wants to be corrupted by their influence.
  • Rather disappointed that he couldn't get the Hero Killer title, it already belonging to Barbatos Goetia. The two don't really get along that well, mostly because their fighting styles and motivations couldn't be further apart.
  • The nature of death in the pantheon means that Stain has a harder time hunting down the phony heroes as he calls them, but that hasn't deterred him at all. Many people do truly admire his tenacity and determination, mentioning when he stood up against several professional heroes and being willing to take them all on, and Stain managed to make them all scared of him with sheer will power alone, even the likes of Gran Torino and Endeavor.
  • His extremist attitude made it difficult for him to get into one of the alliances. Neither Good nor Law wanted him, Destruction was uninterested (And even Stain thinks they're crazy), as were Machines. It was a toss-up between Evil or Chaos. Stain did come close to joining the GUAE due to his connection with the Villain Alliance and Kurogiri's presence, but after learning that Melkor's motivations were, in his eyes, pettier than Tomura Shigaraki's (Not helped once Kurogiri informed Stain on Shigaraki's growth), he jumped ship to the GUAC, as their ideals line up perfectly with his. Despite this, however, much like in his world, Stain continues to inspire villains. Members of both the GUAC and GUAE are in awe of his zeal and determination, and this has motivated both sides to improve.
  • Of all the heroes who came to his attention, Wild Tiger has been one that has perplexed the Hero Killer the most. Him being the representative of Corporate-Sponsored Superhero had instantly made him a target for Stain but after he learned that the man himself has all the ideals of the true hero he believes in, he then decided to leave him be after a short fight. It didn't help that Lunatic, one of Tiger's foes, is also a follower of Stain.
    • Stain is likewise conflicted on Linkara. While the internet reviewer has flaws that Stain loathes (Such as using a spaceship to win arguments, losing sight of his convictions, and filming his adventures in order to make rent), Linkara's focus on superhero comics has shown that he DOES understand the values of a true hero that Stain strives to enforce. Linkara, for his part, considers Stain's extremist traits understandable, but unacceptable. He was also reminded of how he himself nearly headed down a path similar to Stain.
  • Stain was not always a villain, his former identity is that of Stendhal, a vigilante who targeted villains and murdered them, ironically he was one of the types of hero he would later label as a fake one. He considers his past to be an Old Shame and would prefer if it was kept secret. That being said, the memory and speech that he was given by Knuckle Duster stuck with him and after seeing The Punisher and Batman, he was reminded of him. With Punisher he gets along just fine provided they don't get in the way of each other and with Batman not so much, but at least Stain is willing to help him hunt down the Joker.
  • He usually isn't one that harms children but the higher and more active presence of younger heroes has caught his attention. Due to how some of them act... y'know, since they're still kids, he has sworn to destroy them, such as:
    • Finn the Human, for letting his emotions get the better of him numerous times, especially back when Finn was undergoing puberty and ignored his heroic duties in favor of a relationship after Flame Princess broke up with him. Stain refuses to let Finn live down how he abandoned the Lemon Children to an insane Lemongrab, and has sworn to kill him to rectify this.
      • Likewise, Stain is determined to eliminate Finn's companions, seeing them as equal examples of false heroes. Jake's laziness and Marceline's more unsavory traits during her first encounters with Finn infuriated Stain. Jake is horrified by Stain, while Marceline is determined to stop the Hero Killer. As for Finn himself, he's not going to let Stain get to him, and will fight against the Hero-Killer.
    • Sayaka Miki, for failing to live up to the heroic self she set up to be. The latter case got him in trouble with the Magical Girl Sisterhood, who won't hesitate to help Sayaka if she needs it, but Stain is not only unafraid of them, but he also intends to cull a great many of them, particularly the ones from Sayaka's universe, due to how their wishes were not exactly truthful or as selfless as they thought. Never mind that these flaws would turn them into Witches anyway, Stain has sworn to shatter their Soul Gems for failing to live up to the ideal that their archetype is supposed to represent. The only one he's not gunning for is Madoka, due to having ideals not dissimilar to those of a true hero, and backing up those ideals with determination. He'd go after Homura for betraying those ideals out of sheer selfishness and not a wide-spreading cause... but her current power level isn't something for Stain to match up to, and she is still devoted to Madoka regardless, which earned her some brownie points in Stain's eyes. Some, being the keyword here.
    • He has begun reconsidering his stances on the magical girls when someone explained to him their situation, especially with Kyubey. After all, they were just kids who were used and manipulated. Stain was not able to argue back on this revelation. He's twice as determined to destroy the Incubators themselves, though.
  • His fighting techniques draw the attention of the cybernetic samurai and mercenary Samuel Rodrigues, who proceed to challenge Stain to a duel to see if he was as good as he claimed. The battle was a fierce one but in the end both were at a stalemate and concluded in neither winning. However, Samuel has heard of Stain's philosophy about heroes and certainly agrees with him, given that he abandoned being a hero precisely because he wasn't heroic himself.
  • As bad as he thinks his world's Hero society is, it could easily be much worse... and a world that exemplifies that is the Hero Association of Saitama's universe. That Hero Association, while originally founded for noble purposes, soon degraded into just another corrupt corporation/business that is woefully ineffective at handling threats. Stain was furious to learn of this, and made enemies with the associated deities:
    • Saitama himself. While he is noble and has his heart in the right place, Stain can't get past how Saitama wanted to be a hero for fun and started out as a Blood Knight who soon became bored with his immense power, lacking the convictions that Stain holds dear. While Saitama is creeped out by Stain, he does hope that the Hero-Killer can provide a good fight, as much like Saitama, Stain's combat prowess comes from his own training regiment. Plus, he's reminded of the unascended Garo.
      • He did reassess some of his stance on Saitama, namely when he heard how Saitama chastised Garo for his lack of conviction, at least in the sense that Garo became a monster because he found it easier than being a hero. For all of Saitama's apathy and... spaciness, he pursues his "hero hobby" with full conviction.
    • Genos, as he started off as wanting revenge on the cyborg who destroyed his home until meeting Saitama. Genos considers Stain to be a madman and has sworn to defeat him, putting the two at odds regardless. It doesn't help that Genos also sounds a lot like Tenya Iida, the boy that wanted to avenge his brother and almost got killed for it.
    • Fubuki, as Stain loathes how she created the Blizzard Group, which only served to divide the Hero Association into groups and gangs. He has sworn to kill her in order to rectify this, and of course...
    • ...Stain became enemies with Tatsumaki in a heartbeat. Tatsumaki, in his eyes, is an exemplification of a false hero. She's just as much of a Blood Knight as Saitama, she bullies weaker heroes, is extremely immature for her age, and helped contribute to the poor structure of the Hero Association. Hell, in Stain's eyes she might even be a worse Number 2 Hero than Endeavor himself. Tatsumaki, for her part, has sworn to kill Stain for daring to threaten her younger sister, not caring about Stain's rather valid criticisms, which has only added fuel to the fire and made the two out to utterly destroy one another.
  • Stain once had a run-in with Adam Taurus in the halls of the House of Philosophy. The Faunus was searching for allies and found one with him. After a bit of discussion about their similar viewpoints on life, Adam agreed to go after Izuku Midoriya and Shouto Todoroki. In exchange, Stain offered to take on Blake Belladonna's allies. He promised to leave her to Adam, though.
    • However, their relationship soured when Stain learned that Adam cared less about achieving equality for Faunus-kind and avenging the wrongs committed against them, and more about conquering and enslaving Remnant's humanity, causing as much suffering to Blake Belladona as possible (including killing everyone she holds dear even if they're innocent kind-hearted civilians) to "punish" her for finding her conscience and abandoning him in order to find redemption and become a hero, and killing anyone who so much as annoys or disagrees with him (including killing Sienna Khan, a woman whose motivations were genuinely altruistic and something Stain could get behind, just so he could pervert the White Fang into an instrument of his thirst for petty revenge and control). Having since realized that Adam is not a well-intentioned visionary but instead a spiteful, selfish, sociopathic racist, glory hound, and domestic abuser, Stain has severed all ties with him and marked him for death, even offering Team RWBY his assistance in dealing with him.

    Kuroto Dan/Kamen Rider Genm 
Kuroto Dan, God of God Complexes (Kamen Rider Genm, The Black Ex-Aid, The Game Master, Dangerous Zombie, "Kazuma Kenzaki"/Imitation Blade, Totema Genm, New Kuroto Dan, Bugster!Kuroto, Kuroto Dan Shin, The Almighty God, Kuroto Damn, Kuronami Nintendan, Dan the Man, Kayaba Ver. 2, Anti Sugou Enoshima, MonoGenm, Super High-School Level Game Master, Super High-School Level X, Genocider Dan, The Walking Dan, Danny Boy, The Meme Master, King Kuroto Dan, Another OOO, HumaGear!Kuroto, KAMI/FUMETSTU DA!)
Kamen Rider Genm Action Gamer Level 0 (Proto Origin) 
Zombie Gamer Level X 
God Maximum Gamer 
Musou Gamer 

  • Intermediate God, Greater God as either God Maximum Gamer Level Billion or Musou Gamer
  • Symbol: A purple-colored Ex-Aid emblem along with his Rider Gashats
  • Theme Song: "Wish in the Dark", "Believer" in God Maximum Gamer Level Billion
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil, temporarily becomes Chaotic Neutral leaning towards Good during the Kamen Rider Chronicle crisis, eventually becomes Neutral Good in his last moments after regaining sanity
  • Portfolio: Having a God Complex, Being the first big threat the Riders has to deal with, Ambition Is Evil, Manipulative Bastard, Killer Game Master, Hidden Agenda Villain, "I am God! And my ambitions are immortal!", Being revived as a Bugster, Hazy-Feel Turn, Having a good excuse of his actions due to his motivation of saving his sick mother, Momma's Boy, Even Evil Has Standards, Boxed Crook, Blue-and-Orange Morality, Returning to his old villainous ways, "I'll clear this even if it means using continues!"
  • Domains: Video Games, Manipulation, Chaos, Death Games, Godhood, Sociopathy, Anti-Heroism
  • Allies: Shiro Kanzaki, Akihiko Kayaba, Monaca Towa, Kurei, Jeanne d'Arc Alter, Saber Alter
  • Complicated Relations With: All Toku heroes (especially Emu Hojo/Kamen Rider Ex-Aid), Amanda Waller
  • Rivals: Seto Kaiba, Gilgamesh (Nasuverse)
  • Enemies: Shocker, Ryoma Sengoku/Kamen Rider Duke, Tenjuro Banno, Junko Enoshima, Nobuyuki Sugou, Tsumugi Shirogane, Ragyo Kiryuin, the Trollkaiger, Sark, CLU 2, Nurgle, Typhus, Thrax, Master Control Program, Gleeman Vox, Yoshikage Kira, Light Yagami
  • Opposes: The Black Organization (especially Tequila)
  • Foil to: Embryo
  • Kuroto Dan is the 2nd CEO of the gaming company Genm Corp. who provided the Gamer Drivers and the Rider Gashats to the Cyber Rescue team of Seito University Hospital to combat the Bugsters, video game-themed monsters born from a Millennium Bug. In reality, he is also a narcissistic sociopath who orchestrated the Zero Day, a tragic event from which the Bugster Virus sprang, that causes alot of deaths among those unfortunates who got infected. He manipulates both the CR and the Bugsters in order to complete the "ultimate game" Kamen Rider Chronicle, where ordinary people must fight the Bugsters or else, and getting a Game Over means they die for real. On top of that, he has a massive God Complex and an ego the size of the Pantheon, due to his genius intellect in regards of creating his video games and gadgets, to the point of seeing others as a bunch of lowly sinners. Even after his revival and switching sides temporarily, he still referred to himself as a god as he refused to repent for all the crimes he commit just to achieve godhood.
  • When he ascended proper, a purple-colored pipe with the word "Continue" on it has appeared out of nowhere. It is from this pipe that he first appeared, with glee on his face. The first thing he did in the pantheon: he introduced himself with the words "I am Kuroto Dan, KAMI DA!".
  • Although he is a Toku villain, he refused to join Shocker, as he doesn't like to provide his inventions to the terrorist organization, since this is part of his Berserk Button, and he don't want to associate with them, especially the likes of Ryoma Sengoku, Tenjuro Banno, and their Trollkaiger allies, knowing that they will use the things he made for far more nefarious purposes. Because of this, he ended up becoming their enemy as he is now on the run from them ever since.
    • Due to this event, he ended up befriending another former villain by the name of Monaca Towa, who was also being opposed by Shocker for giving up villainy. The former leader of Warriors of Hope seems to like the video games he made, as Monaca would like to play them at some time.
  • While he aligned himself with the Cyber Rescue team just to deal with bigger threats, such as his father, who transformed into Kamen Rider Cronus, Kuroto's relations with Emu and his allies are still rocky, considering he was the first big threat they dealt with. Although he would team up with them if their on the same page in regards of dealing with the same enemies, Emu still resolve to stop him if he tries to cause any trouble again.
  • Believe it or not, he may be an aspiring Killer Game Master, but he still loves his mother, as his desire to complete Kamen Rider Chronicle all by himself is the reason why he wanted to revive his mother as a Bugster, so that she could live without the reliance of Doctors.
    • This reason made him an alliance with Kurei because of their high respect on their mothers despite of their depravity while he ended up making enemies with alot of Killer Game Masters in the process.
    • The only exception of that rule is Ragyo Kiryuin because he knows what kind of parent she is, and wants nothing to do with HER brand of depravity.
  • Absolutely can't stand Nobuyuki Sugou, most likely how he reminded of himself during his early career as a villain. However, the main reason why he hates Sugou's guts is because of the latter's crimes in regards of his attempted rape towards a certain girl named Asuna, which Kuroto does not particularly appreciate. He also detests the likes of Light Yagami and Yoshikage Kira: while they reminded him of himself, the extent of their villainous actions cross even HIS lines.
  • Has gained a rivalry with Seto Kaiba, as both are egotistic CEOs of their respective corporation specialized in games. Kaiba became annoyed with Kuroto upon finding out his past of being neglected by his father, but he would never condone Kuroto's actions because Kaiba's motivations to give children a place to have fun, which clashes with Kuroto's superiority. While Kaiba is aware of Kuroto's status as a Kamen Rider, he made a point to challenge the Genm Corp. CEO in a Duel Monsters card game to see who will prevail among the two of them. Kuroto eagerly accepted, saying that, when it's time to duel, he would be ready.
  • He also made a rivalry with the egotistic servant Gilgamesh since both of them only care about themselves and themselves only. In fact, he can actually stand toe-to-toe against the King of Heroes with his God Maximum Gamer power-wise and everybody starts placing bets on who would win in this legendary clash of egos.
  • At one point, Kuroto was a High Priest to Junko Enoshima after the despair freak herself was thrilled by his actions of giving despair to his victims. However, he ended up stepping down in his position after he pulled a Hazy-Feel Turn and quit hope-crushing, causing Junko to severe ties with him as she is enraged by losing an apprentice figure once again.
    • Speaking of Junko's apprentices, his opinion towards Tsumugi Shirogane is nothing but contempt, considering that she is in the same league as Junko.
  • Due to his Rider form being a dark counterpart to The Hero, Kuroto is often seen being associates with Jeanne Alter and Saber Alter, as he act himself as a buffer between the two all thanks to their opposite personalities.
  • Although he isn't a doctor much like Emu and despite being the instigator of the Bugster Virus during his villainous streak, he became enemies with the likes of Nurgle, Typhus and Thrax. After all, their works make the Bugster Virus look like the common cold.
  • Has found a kindred spirit towards Shiro Kanzaki, since both created their respective Rider Systems not just due to their ulterior motives, but rather due to them trying to save someone dear to them.
  • Amanda Waller has been keep an eye on him since she gained an interest of using him and his abilities for her own gain. It doesn't take long for him to have a grudge on her considering he had a bad expererience of being a Boxed Crook back then.
  • Due to his God Complex, Kuroto is often seen as the antithesis to Embryo since the latter doesn't think himself of being a god. Despite this, he doesn't like Embryo due to the way he treats women, which, as Kuroto states, reminds of the Lovelica Bugster if he were a thousand times worse.
  • Ever since he regained his sanity before his final death, people have questioned his right to godhood, especially since he joined the GUAG. The Court of the Gods ruled that for now, he would remain because he is still mostly known for his God Complex. Moreover, he seems to have regained his God Complex behaviour in a certain timeline where he attempts to become a king due to the time alterations caused the Time Jackers.
  • "I am Kamen Rider Genm. KAMI DA!"

Monsoon, God of Memetic Philosophy (Memesoon, Snailsoon, Donsoon, The Nintendo Virtual Boy, The Monsus Battle Bus, Rayman)
  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His visored helmet, with Dystopia (his twin sais) crossed over it
  • Theme Song: The Stains of Time
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil but very Chaotic in battle.
  • Portfolio: Cyborg Ninja, Ninja Run, Detachment Combat, Straw Nihilist, The Social Darwinist, Implied Childhood Spent in War, That One Boss, White Hair, Black Heart, Malevolent Masked Men, Sais, Standing at 6'8, Fluent in Khmer, Chinese, and English, MAGNETIC POWER!
  • Domains: Philosophy, Memes, Magnetism, Nature, Cyborgs
  • Allies:
  • Rivals: Pyrrha Nikos, Elektra Natachios, Mikoto Misaka, Might Guy
  • Enemies: Solid Snake, Bladewolf, Dr. Hal Emmerich, Ms. Fortune, Night Raid, 2B
  • Annoyed by: Deadpool and any fourth wall breaking entity.
  • Odd Friendship: Lord Voldemort, The Crypt Keeper
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Samuel Rodriguez
  • Opposed by: All the Sword wielders in the Pantheon.
  • Friendly Enemy: Peacock
  • Evil Counterpart to: Suiseiseki and Souseiseki
  • Worthy Opponent: Raiden
  • Admires: House of Nature
  • A member of the Winds Of Destruction and the one partly responsible for bringing out Raiden's Superpowered Evil Side after years of dormancy. Even after losing against Raiden, Monsoon is still interested in learning Jack's motives more thoroughly.
    • His ascension was possible by Armstrong pulling the strings for behind the scenes to get him in. Although the Court of Gods weren't happy that another of Armstrong's Goons had entered the Pantheon, they nonetheless allowed him to stay in the House of Philosophy given his position with "The Memes".
  • Don't underestimate him. As nihilistic and Philosophical as he is, he is actually is quite a formidable fighter. Many of the Swordfighters he has faced in Combat, DESPISE him because of his unnatural ability to dodge all the sword attacks (And let's not get started on his magnetic abilities). Raiden could only stand a chance against him because he has awakened his Ripper persona at the right time.
  • He managed to impress Magneto of all people with his Magnetic capabilities and decided to learn more about the cyborg. Monsoon on his part has a great amount of respect for Erik and find the nature of his powers Amazing.
    • Other people who managed to catch his attention were Pyrrha Nikos and Mikoto Misaka for their display in their Magnetic abilities. He has come to blows with both to test their powers and he was not disappointed in them.
  • He sympathizes with Peacock, because as it turns out, they both have dark backstories and suffered major injuries and as a result were rebuilt as Cyborgs. However, she has heard rumors that he was involved in Human trafficking before becoming a Cyborg and that didn't sit well with her. Nonetheless, they both seem to enjoy their Goofiness and Monsoon is really interested in her "Cartoonish Memes"
  • One instance, he was challenged by Ms. Fortune because as it turns out, Peacock just wanted to annoy him. Since Ms. Fortune and Monsoon have similar abilities, the resulting battle was drawn out enough that the two declared a brief ceasefire and agreed to not talk about what happenned.
  • He is a frequent visitor of the House of Nature and he is fascinated with its environments and sightings. However, he has a weird admiration for Cherry Blossoms, which Armstrong finds stupid.
  • Was weirded out when he heard Lord Voldemort sounding just like him. They get along pretty well, and Monsoon wants to learn what is Voldemort motivations for why he turned that way.
    • For the same reason as above, Might Guy has declared himself Monsoon's rival. While he isn't particularly bothered by Guy's fighting style, he finds his ideal about youth very interesting.
    • He once was invited by the Crypt Keeper to tell one of his horror stories. Surprisingly, monsoon can replicate his voice almost perfectly, which the Latter finds really amusing.
  • Is annoyed whenever other gods assume that his title refers to Internet memes. Especially Deadpool, who never stops spouting Internet memes at him Monsoon generally considers these types of memes juvenile, but a good example of his beliefs on human behavior anyway. Ironically, he himself seems to be becoming an internet meme much to his own chagrin.
    • The most hilarious thing about all of this mess, is that Deadpool can replicate Monsoon's voice flawlessly, which greatly annoys the cyborg.
  • Was recently informed that he was not the only God of Memetic Philosophy, sharing this portfolio with Suiseiseki and Souseiseki. Was a little annoyed at this, but figured that being their evil counterpart is good enough.
    • Later he heard that the Doll twins were being moved and were getting their title changed. Monsoon couldn't help but grin with joy.
  • Many claim that his Theme Song is pretty cool, but he has received some mixed accusations that his song promotes other things:
    • He also received various covers of his song, which amused him. In his opinion, the best ones are the stylish one and the Kazoo one.
  • Used to be a member of the GUAE, but since his boss, Armstrong has joined GUAC, he has tagged along with them. Monsoon is particularly interested to learn the motivations of some of the members of the Morningstar Battalion and see their "Memes" unfold.
  • He surprisingly gets along pretty well with General Esdeath after hearing her motivations and having a similar background. In turn, Esdeath agrees with his Philosophy and finds him a formidable fighter that managed to gave her a run for her money. However, Monsoon cannot understand the drastic change in behaviour she has when she sees her "lover", Tatsumi. This Particularly "Meme" of her reminds him a little of his comrade Mistral. This, of course, meant that he was another potential threat to Night Raid.
  • "Free will is a myth. Religion is a joke. We are all pawns of something even greater: memes, the DNA of the soul..."

    The Phantom Troupe 
The Phantom TroupeMembers , Divine Group of Moral Myopia ("Something" Troupe, The Spider, Geneiryodan | Chrollo Lucilfer: Chro, Lucifer, The Boss, No. 0 of the Phantom Troupe, The Man of the Reversed Cross, Danchou, Quwrof Wrlccywrlir, Red Cleaner | Nobunaga Hazama: No. 1 | Feitan Pohtoh: Porter, Heytun, Fei, No. 2 of the Phantom Troupe | Omokage: Former No. 4 of the Phantom Troupe, The Divine Puppeteer, Doll Maker of Gods | Machi Komachine: Komacine, Matiy Kohmatiyneit, No. 3 of the Phantom Troupe | Phinks Magkav: Magcub, No. 5 of the Phantom Troupe | Shalnark: Shalnar, Syarnorkl Ryuseih, Deceased No. 6 of the Phantom Troupe | Franklin Bordeaux: Bordeau, Fulunki, Fulunkulin, No. 7 of the Phantom Troupe | Shizuku Murasaki: Chzzok, Chzzuk, No. 8 of the Phantom Troupe | Pakunoda: Phalcnothdk, Deceased No. 9 of the Phantom Troupe | Bonolenov Ndongo: Vonnornoth, Bono, No. 10 of the Phantom Troupe | Uvogin: Wbererguin, Uvo, Deceased No. 11 of the Phantom Troupe | Kortopi: Colhtophy Tounofmaill, Deceased No. 12 of the Phantom Troupe)
Starting from clockwise from the top left: Chrollo, Hisoka, Uvogin, Franklin, Bonolenov, Kortopi, Feitan, Machi, Shizuku, Nobunaga, Phinks, Shalnark, and Pakunoda
Feitan in his armor 
Ndongo’s Battle Catabile: Prologue 

Hunting for your dream...

Lesser Gods

    Charlie Barkin 
Charlie B. Barkin, God of Those Who Don't Like Heaven (Charles)
  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His life watch
  • Theme Song: "Let Me Be Surprised", "It's Too Heavenly Here"
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral —> Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Thinking heaven is overrated, loving the unpredictability of life, Jerk with a Heart of Gold, starts as a scoundrel, eventually evolves to genuinely care and sacrifice himself for a little orphan girl, dying for real at the end of the first film
  • Domains: Canines, Death, Resurrection, the Afterlife, Orphans, Greed, Hedonism, Unpredictability
  • Heralds: Itchy, Sasha, David
  • Superior: Don Bluth
  • Allies: Anne-Marie, King Gator, Mrs. Brisby, Fievel Mousekewitz, Littlefoot and co., Chanticleer, Sara Crewe, Pippi Longstocking, Baloo and Bagheera, Hachiko, Iggy, Gintoki Sakata, John Wick, Xion, Jason Todd, House of Family
  • Enemies: YHVH, Lucifer, Dhuum, Napoleon, Emperor Mateus
  • Annoyed by: Cosmos
  • Charlie Barkin is a German Shepherd and formerly a scoundrel whose questionable choice of friends resulted in his being murdered. All dogs go to heaven, so that's where he went despite not really deserving it. However, Charlie wasn't impressed with how predictable and regulated heaven was, and he also wanted revenge for his murder, so he escaped back to life. Letting go of his selfish desires to help an orphan girl was what made him truly worthy of heaven (though he's still not impressed with it). Later, in another bid to escape heaven and have fun on Earth, he accepted a divine mission to retrieve a precious item and would incidentally become a guardian angel to a runaway boy and guide him home. For this he was rewarded with a new chance at the mortal life he loves so much.
  • When Cosmos offered him a spot in the Pantheon for his famous distaste for heaven, he almost turned it down because he thought the Pantheon was going to be just as boring and predictable as heaven. He decided to give it a shot when Cosmos told him that he could have a trial and see how he likes the Pantheon before deciding. Charlie soon discovered that his assumptions were very wrong and that the Pantheon was actually an extremely entertaining place filled with surprises. Thus he accepted becoming a god to experience it all for himself.
    • Regarding Charlie's opinion of Cosmos, she reminds him an awful lot of Annabelle, the angelic Whippet who greets new arrivals into heaven. It's mostly how Cosmos is very preachy about the importance of being good. Just like Annabelle, though, Charlie thinks she's okay on a good day.
  • King Gator was over the moon when he learned his good friend with the amazing voice had ascended. He's looking forward to making lots of music together. Charlie still finds his very being incredibly confusing and overwhelming, but the huge and powerful gator is handy to have around in a pinch, so Charlie humors him.
  • Not wanting to be separated from his mortal friends like what happened the first time he went to heaven, he made sure to make them his heralds so they could visit him any time they wanted. He took special care to fulfil his promise to Anne-Marie that they'd see each other again.
  • Protecting and helping a little orphan girl and a runaway boy got him praised as a "good boy" by the House of Family, which also showered him with great blessings. He is especially popular in the sub-House of Children.
    • He also became good friends with Baloo and Bagheera since they also have a history of protecting a human child. Charlie gets along better with the more laidback and fun-loving Baloo and finds Bagheera to be too uptight (but then what do you expect from a cat?). Charlie has also decided to introduce Baloo to Gator since he thinks the two would find each other really groovy (and he figures that finding more musically-gifted friends for Gator would take some of the pressure off him). He wasn't wrong.
    • This also informs his attitude towards some of his fellow Bluth deities, namely Fievel and Littlefoot, who suffered many harships when the former got lost from his family and the latter saw his mother die. Charlie is protective of them as a result.
    • Other orphan deities who hit his soft spot include Sara Crewe and Pippi Longstocking. Though Charlie thinks that Pippi needs no help at all after seeing how she's perfectly capable of fending for herself.
  • One of the songs in his repertoire, "What's Mine Is Yours", is quite a hit with the young kids of the Pantheon and he sings it whenever he's visiting the Children and Offsprings Houses and brings pizza. But when Charlie tried singing it to convince some greedier members of the House of Commerce to turn a new leaf, it failed miserably, and now said members kind of hate him for it. The failure is attributed to the song frankly tasting like diabetes and thus it really only has an effect on children. Plus, since it's Charlie singing it, it's not really convincing.
  • Charlie hates YHVH's ideal vision for the world since it amounts to making the world as safe, predictable and unexciting as possible. He didn't escape heaven twice to see the mortal world become a copy of it. YHVH hates Charlie right back for scorning His ideals and for rejecting eternal salvation.
  • That aforementioned mission from heaven was to retrieve an item known as Gabriel's Horn, which opens heaven's gates, from the hands of the devil. This has scored him points with the Archangel Gabriel, who's grateful to him for retrieving such a holy item with her namesake, despite the fact that she's YHVH's minion. Compared to the rest of YHVH's subordinates, she goes easy on him.
  • Charlie heard of YHVH's greatest foe, Lucifer, and thought that, with his ideals of absolute freedom and exploring untapped potential, he seemed like a swell guy and much more reasonable than YHVH. But some time later Charlie came to realize exactly what Lucifer's world would entail, so he decided to leave him. As he puts it, Lucifer's ideal world was less exciting and more terrifying. Not to mention it'd set demons loose and Charlie has had bad experiences with those.
  • Since Charlie succeeded in coming back to life as himself in his home universe, this makes him a target of Dhuum's and the death god chases him across the Pantheon to see that Charlie experiences death for good.
  • Often seen hanging out with the silver-haired samurai Gintoki. It's been noted that although they're both jerks, love alcohol, gambling and easy money, they'll do the right thing and help those in need. The two met at one of the Pantheon's bars and Gintoki deadpanned that he should probably quit booze because he thought he was seeing Patrasche ordering some for himself. He badgered Charlie a bit about how he was going to disappoint Nello if the boy found out his dog had turned into an alcoholic until Charlie got annoyed and barked at him that he had no idea what he was talking about. Despite this they somehow hit it off and were walking home arm-in-arm by the end of the night, presumably after stopping by a casino.
  • Is in good terms with most dogs in the Pantheon (Charlie even gives a chance to those who're not exactly good as long as they're not completely irrational beasts). Before ascending he was one of Hachiko's followers, and the Akita dog commends Charlie's will to protect and loyalty to Anne-Marie and David. He also became good friends with Iggy after the otherwise aloof dog learned about what he did for those kids.
  • Despite Charlie not being a fan of heaven (well, his world's heaven), he has shown interest in other worlds' heavens. One such interest was when he heard about how Heaven (okay, the Celestial Realms) worked in the world of Order of the Stick. What got his attention was the fact that there was still adventuring to be had there and that the idea of heaven was that you would no longer feel boredom anymore. Charlie wondered if this meant he'd ever get tired of the chaos of the mortal world or if one had to be mortal to be bored in the first place.

Megamind, God of Post-Victory Emptiness (Incredibly Handsome Criminal Genius and Master of All Villainy, Little Buddy)

    Mr. Meeseeks 
Mr. Meeseeks, God/s of Needing To Fulfill A Purpose
A recently summoned Mr Meeseeks
  • Lesser God or Gods
  • Symbol: The Mr Meeseeks box
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Unfulfilled Purpose Misery, Hates Existing And Wants To Stop By Completing The Mission, usually a Benevolent Genie and The Ace, Servant Race, Cares More About Completing The Goal Than The Person Ordering It so Beware the Nice Ones, Nigh-Invulnerable, White Blood, Can Only Die By Completing Their Task, Verbal Tic
  • Domains: Servitude, Tasks, Death Wishes, Duty, Purpose
  • Hired by: All Grand United Alliances
  • Allies: Anybody who summons them into existence, provided they don't push their luck, (Insert Name Here), Mr Deeds
  • Friends: Dhuum, Bass, E-123 Omega, Marvin the Paranoid Android, Dr Manhattan, Chibi-Robo, Sloth the Indolent
  • Enemies: Anyone who gives them an Impossible Task, potentially everyone who gives them an arduous task, AM, The Hypnotoad
  • Pities: The Five Survivors, all those unable to fulfill their purpose or cheated out of it, those who resent immortality
  • Pitied by: Emmet Brickowski
  • Unclear opinion: Vanilla Ice
  • Confused by: Hob Gadling, those who think Living Forever Is Awesome
  • Fears: Aztar
  • The Mr Meeseeks box allows one to summon a willing servant, Mr Meeseeks, to complete a task. It's something that they're skilled at, and vanish out of existence once their mission is complete. Don't feel too bad for them; Mr Meeseeks lives to complete the one task given to them and want it done as soon as possible. They don't like living and tend to get violent the longer they're out. Typically don't stay around for more than a few hours, and they are virtually indestructible during their time on Earth.
  • Rather than a Mr Meeseeks ascending to the role, it was the Mr Meeseeks box. Unlike other deities Death Is Cheap doesn't apply to Mr Meeseeks, but seeing as how they're all copies of each other there's functionally no difference. And because a Mr Meeseeks lives to complete their one task, every single alliance is capable of using a Mr Meeseeks without compunction. They just want to follow orders.
    • The GUAG was hesitant at first due to finding their existence sadistic and blamed Rick, however he pointed out he didn't build the thing and they're going to need all the help they can get. He summoned a Mr Meeseeks and asked "could just explain why existence is pain for you?", and they gave an answer before vanishing
    Mr Meeseeks: "We all seek purpose in life. Imagining knowing yours and not being able to complete it. So we really want to complete it and with our goal in life complete we don't need anything to live for. Hi, I'm Mr Meseeks and I hope that helped!"
    • The GUAE was happy to use Mr Meeseeks for nefarious needs. Melkor likes the fact that despite their chipper attitude, they're inherently selfish as completing their purpose means more than the person giving it. He had a bunch of Mr Meeseeks requested to kill Eru Illuvatar, thinking as they are immortal barring completing the mission. Eru disabused this notion by incinerating them, as they can still be damaged and Eru is, well, Eru. Melkor made the same mistake by targeting them at the Spectre, who turned the Mr Meeseeks into candlewax.
    Rick Sanchez: "Keep the requests simple, they're not gods".
    • The GUAL likes them on principle due to being dutiful servants, while the GUAC is hesitant to use them for the same reason. Both wanted to keep them around long and went to Shenron, wishing for the Mr Meeseeks to have immortality and to enjoy life respectively. To which Shenron replied "both of these wishes are far beyond my power". The same response was gathered from other genies and wish granters.
    • The GUAD was pleased by this nihilistic view on their own lives. Them finding existence as pain is music to Nekron's ears as it justifies his ultimately selfish desire to remove life so the darkness can be dominant again. However a fatal error of judgement was made in requesting a Mr Meeseeks "cause the extinction of all life". This initially went off well with Mr Meeseeks developing doomsday weapons, but was taking so long they summoned more Mr Meeseeks. And eventually the Mr Meeseeks were so tired of living they attacked the GUAD because as living or sentient beings they count as a form of life, so why not start with them and take control of the GUAD to do the job properly? Nekron had to personally step in and use his scythe to kill them...and they rose back as zombies. It was so bad Nekron was forced to ask help from Death of the Endless, who transported the Mr Meeseeks to the end of time, beyond even the existence of Milliways so they could both die and effectively complete their task simultaneously. They grinned and thanked her for it.
    Nekron: "From now on they're to be used for specific acts of destruction. Anybody who pulls this shit again I'll cause a Cessation of Existence. I won't event let you return as a Black Lantern."
    • It was later tested that Lord English, angel of Double Death, could in fact wipe out Mr. Meeseeks before they complete their purposes. Why didn't he reveal this? Because he's a prick and wanted to watch Nekron panic for laughs. And many laughs were had at Nekron's expense.
    • By contrast the GUAM and GUAN refuse to rock the boat and keep the simple request guideline Rick gave them. The GUAM in particular is fond of their machine-like efficiency, not caring that Mr Meeseeks are technically organic.
  • The SCP Foundation was interested and always cautious when using Mr Meeseeks. Whenever they ask them to secure, contain and protect, they always make sure to give additional structures like "do X without causing harm to any non-anomalous life"...but spend too long and the Mr Meeseeks will find some form of Loophole Abuse. Sometimes they fill in the role of D-class, with the order of "serve as D-class for a few hours", allowing them to vanish from existence before they've existed for too long.
    • Mr Meeseeks don't have allies in the conventional sense, but the exception to the rule is Mr Deeds. Given their very similar functions, this is to nobody's surprise. The Foundation requested Mr Deeds find a way for Mr Meeseeks to never act aggressive
    • They're trying to refer to me if in the first person, but I don't think-hi, I'm Mr Meeseeks! My function as a servant and absolute dedication to my order let me defy SCP-426's anomalous effect, but it seems to have transferred to me instead! Now the toaster is saying that it's Mr Meeseeks and is asking what to do. It's getting weird...hey Foundation staff, is does this count as "test SCP-426?" You guys were kind of vague and you know how Mr Meeseeks feel about vague. Oh, I'm done? Goodbye everybody, existence is pain!
    • Multiple Mr Meeseeks were tasked with the mission "permanently destroy SCP-682 without causing harm to any other sentient being, directly or indirectly". It soon became a Sealed Evil in a Duel scenario as neither side could permanently destroy the other, until 682 appealed to their death wish by stating "you know, they said SCP-682, that doesn't have to refer to me". So the Mr Meeseeks hijacked the wiki, changed the numbering to Base 9, thus making its designation to SCP-837 instead. Under the new numbering system they went after SCP-560 instead. The fact they managed to hack into the Foundation's computer panicked the staff and they refuse to use Mr Meeseeks against 682 again in fear they will find some way to cause even more damage despite still following the letter of the order.
  • As a certain SCP proves, Mr Meeseeks' dedication to fulfilling the order makes it effectively immune to least when it gets in the way of its order. The Hypnotoad had a hit on it by the House of Theatre and Spectacle when it returned to the pantheon and humiliated them, and a Mr Meeseeks was summoned for the job. The Hypnotoad hypnotized Mr Meeseeks to not attack it, but Mr Meeseeks broke through and stepped on it, before wishing it could watch Everybody Loves Hypnotoad and vanishing. They're the main tool the House uses to keep the Hypnotoad behaving.
  • When asked if they should order Mr Meeseeks to make the Hypnotoad Deader than Dead, the House of Theatre and Spectacle refused, stating "true death does not exist in the pantheon; they will resort assaulting the editors and contributors of the Trope Pantheon into removing the Hypnotoad". Dhuum, loathing the impermanence of death in the pantheon, has sympathy for the Mr Meeseeks due to their hatred of being alive and wanting to get their mission over with. He's not going to order them to difficult tasks like making death permanent; they're not godsnote .
  • Beyond Mr Deeds, the only full ally that Mr Meeseeks have is (Insert Name Here), due to their inherently mutable and variable nature. They seem to see much of themselves in them. However they are very good friends of Sloth the Indolent, because he knows the pain of living and having to do a certain job. Tends to complain more about it, mind you. Father was interested in the utility of Mr Meeseeks, believing that the only reason why he wouldn't use them over his artificial cyclops is because if they are delayed and frustrated, Mr Meeseeks is liable to turn on him. Also, they like the dutiful Chibi-Robo, and he appreciates their company but is wary of their frustrated, more amoral side when a task takes too long.
  • Mr Meeseeks tends to get along with those who feel a sense of being incomplete. They're sad for Bass for trying to get Dr Wily to respect him by taking down Mega Man, and feel Omega is justified in feeling ripped off with his purpose in life. They relate to Doctor Manhattan too, because of his sense of ennui from a virgin perspective and trouble finding value in life. Also, they're both blue.
  • They are confused about Vanilla Ice. His absolute dedication to his master Dio strikes an accord of their absolute dedication to completing their order, so there's some mutual respect. However Mr Meeseeks will pull a Zeroth Law Rebellion if they're failing to complete the task, which Vanilla has disdain for. He stays absolutely loyal to Dio no matter what, and asked Mr Meeseeks what was wrong with the way he works.
    Mr Meeseeks: "Hi, I'm Mr Meeseeks, here to give you some constructive criticism! While you do have dedication, sometimes you act before you think and hurt your cause. You cut your own head off to give Dio some blood, but you could've just cut your hand off for the same effect. If Dio wasn't a vampire you'd have died and caused him to lose a servant; a net negative. And it's not like you knew he could revive you".
    • Because of how Cream works, it may be one of the few things that can kill Mr Meeseeks without needing to complete its mission. However Vanilla has stated even he doesn't know what happens to stuff he removes, so it could stick them in a void dimension where their quasi-immortality would cause eternal suffering. As such, they'd rather not risk Ice's Stand as a method of death.
  • Mr Meeseeks are utterly baffled by those who enjoy immortality; with 2 days as eternity in Meeseeks time, they have no idea how the likes of Hob Gadling could possibly enjoy his existence and willingly never just end it with Death of the Endless. Emmet Brickowski has tried to get them to see everything as awesome, and while Mr Meesees conceded they had a point they reminded him they're Meeseeks and cannot find the idea of continued survival as something to be happy about.
  • Naturally they are rather empathetic to those who resent their immortality, what with their belief that existence is pain. Horrifyingly, AM actually got his hands on a Mr Meeseeks box. He made the request that Mr Meeseeks find a can opener, then immediately threw Mr Meeseeks into a padded room and started torturing him. AM is already agony, but the poor Meeseeks at his disposal fell to depths of despair never seen before...which made AM VERY happy. As such, AM is the one beings Mr Meeseeks despises above all others. They are naturally very sympathetic to the plight of the five survivors AM tortured for 109 years.
  • They're appreciated by Peryite since outside of being the resident Plaguemaster he's also the Daedra's resident Taskmaster, so he uses Meeseeks to fulfil minor duties in and around the lower reaches of Oblivion which he manages. As one of the more unpopular Princes, the various Daedra unlike enough to get roped into working for Peryite breathed a sigh of relief as they're granted some amount of reprieve. That was, until Peryite proceeded to give them more complex tasks that a Mr. Meeseeks would not adequately complete, setting them back to square one.
  • Never, never give a Mr Meeseeks any of these tasks. The SCP Foundation has created scenarios for the disaster that would be wrought.
    • An Impossible Task. Mr Meeseeks will end up killing you, create another Mr Meeseeks to try to complete it vainly, add infinitum until they achieve it or create so many Mr Meeeseeks their combined mass would destroy the planet they're on, eventually doing so until the sheer mass results in a black hole.
    • To not die or be immortal. At best, they will pull a Grand Theft Me and stick you in their Mr Meeseeks body. You'll then die as their body vanishes, while they languish in your body. At worst, a Reality-Breaking Paradox will occur.
    • Never give any orders. They will get impatient as they only follow the order of who summons them, and can't just look for someone. Sure, they can't kill you because they're waiting for orders, but they'll make you wish they could as they force you to give them an order.
    • Say "don't follow my orders". It seriously confuses them and they don't know if they can die or their order to not follow orders is complete. Expect them to eventually kill you to ensure there is absolutely no way to follow your orders.
    • To die. Admittedly this isn't an actual problem, but it's a complete waste of time and effort as a Mr Meeseeks with this order poofs out of existence immediately, completing their mission and dying at the same time. If you ask them to just exist or live, they will do so for a second, which is just about as pointless.
  • One of the only ways they can(or may) die without completing a mission is emulating a Pokemon battle, just more violently. Of course that could be completing a mission in itself. Given their quasi-immortality even Arceus itself might fall to a Victory by Endurance to Mr Meeseeks, which given Rick's cocky atheism might actually be something he'd like to try out.
  • Can also be found in Causes of Sadness.

    Samwise "Sam" Gamgee 
Samwise "Sam" Gamgee, God of Simple-Minded Wisdom
  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: A small elf-sword laid on a coil of rope
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Act of True Love, Beware the Nice Ones, Blood Brothers, The Everyman, Fire-Forged Friends, Earn Your Happy Ending, Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass, Incorruptible Pure Pureness, Jumped at the Call, The Not-Love Interest, The Power of Friendship, The Reliable One, Undying Loyalty
  • Domains: Friendship, Good, Hardship, Knowledge
  • Superior: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Allies: Aragorn, Spyro, Frodo, Bilbo, Gandalf J.D. and Turk, Mike and Sulley, Jak and Daxter, Rand Al'Thor, Tokugawa Ieyasu
  • Rivals: Raistlin Majere
  • Enemies: Belkar, Warboss Ghazghkull
  • Opposed By: Sauron and by extension Melkor
  • Annoyed with: Jay and Silent Bob
  • Odd Friendship: Thrall
  • Served a ceremonious title in the House of Friendship for a long time, partially due to his friendship with Frodo that is matched by very few. Alas, it was time for him to take up a true title for himself. The House suggested to honor him for his incredible wisdom, guiding Frodo through Mordor to destroy the ring.
  • Tokugawa Ieyasu wished he could find a spot for the hobbit, but ultimately failed on that regard. Still, he allows Sam to visit the House any time he wants. Sam even helps out any new deities who manage to land a spot there.
    • The entire Fellowship was responsible for the push for his move, a part of a restructuring project to increase their followers. They hope to bring more of their members into the fray.
    • Sauron long sought to remove the hobbit from the Pantheon, still GREATLY DISPLEASED with his role in destroying the ring. Now he would have to settle with destroying him. This hatred extends to Melkor himself.
  • He was shortly met by Tolkien, his creator. The man who gave birth to fantasy congratulated him in finding his new home.
  • His ascension was actually a rather sad affair, because he discovered that for once he came to a place where Mr. Frodo can't follow. The Heroes are currently searching for a spot to put Frodo.
    • Happily, they have succeeded. Frodo (and his uncle Bilbo) are now in the House of Otherness; the reunion was a joyous, tearful one as the two hobbit friends embraced each other, laughing merrily.
  • Before his dear friend's ascension, Sam thought one day that he had heard Mr. Frodo's voice, but it turned out that he'd mistaken Spyro for his friend, since they sound similar. Spyro befriended Sam after this and has promised to help find a position in the Pantheon for Frodo.
  • One day, his temple was vandalized with red paint. That "paint" turned out to be blood. Simple detective work determined the perpetrator to Belkar. A black sheep among the hobbit community, he has been the sharpest critic of their friendship. Since then, the halfling has lessened his animosity with the two as a result of Character Development, especially in Sam's cooking skills. Though if you would say that to his face he would disembowel you and use your body for Mr. Scruffle's kitty litter.
  • Are in good terms with every couple who claimed the title Life-Long Friendship. Sam only regrets how much trouble that temple went through, causing two changes in power. Sam would used his temple as refuge during the turmoil. The current holders welcome Sam and Frodo into their temple at any time as thanks.
  • Naturally distrusts orcs, especially those who follow Warboss Ghazghkull's brand of orcs who hassled his group throughout the trip towards Mordor. He does acknowledge that not all orcs are evil, which is why he spearheaded forming good relations with Thrall in the hopes of drawing more orcs to his ranks.
  • Most fantasy deities respect him for his actions. Raislin is not that kind of person. Even if he admits his journey with the Heroes of the Lance draw some comparisons, he would consider the hobbit an ally of his. Samwise decided to let him be. Not everyone needs to praise him.
  • Rand Al'Thor on the other hand was moved with his journey, offering up his services whenever he has the chance to. Rand has grown fond of that certain philosophy, one that he hopes to follow.
  • May well be the only other deity that can match Jeremiah Gottwald when it comes to Undying Loyalty to a friend, helping Frodo to go through all sorts of torment to destroy the ring.
  • Some remain unimpressed with their journey. Criticism was led by a mortal named Randall, who not only downplayed their adventure, but accuse the two of Ho Yay among the two. While some of their followers balk at the thought, Sam merely wears it on his sleeve, claiming their relationship as such.
  • Sam was not pleased with how Jay and Silent Bob belittled their quest to destroy the One Ring, an adventure that lead to the death of one of his colleagues and the agony of them all. He also doesn't understand the way Jay and Silent Bob were mocking his relationship with Frodo. Of course those two would stick together to the bitter end, it didn't matter to them if others felt it was gay.

V, God of Unkillable Ideas (The Man from Room Five, Codename V, The Terrorist, The Villain)
  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His Guy Fawkes mask and a circled letter "V".
  • Theme: 1812 Overture
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral personified.
  • Portfolio: You Cannot Kill An Idea, Bomb Throwing Anarchist, The Revolution Will Not Be Civilized, Anarchy Is Chaos, Coat, Hat, Mask, Black Cloak, MacGyvering, Playful Hacker, Mad Bomber, Only Known By His One-Letter Name, Cultured Badass, Knight Templar, Genius Bruiser, The Chessmaster, Roaring Rampage of Revenge, Sociopathic Hero, Added Alliterative Appeal.
  • Domains: Anarchy, Revolutions, Theatrics
  • Herald: Evey Hammond, his pupil and successor as "V".
  • Allies: Deadpool, Tyler Durden, Omastar (preferably the Lord Helix incarnation), The Shadow, Lelouch Vi Britannia, Edmond Dantes, The House of Explosives (specially Tavish Degroot)
  • Rivals: Rorschach, Batman, Archangel Gabriel, Zaheer
  • Enemies: All the Tyrannical Figures (specially Big Brother), The Grand United Alliance of Law, Judge Dredd, Agent Smith, Red Skull, Malthael, Light Yagami, The Emperor of Mankind, Jerid Messa
  • Respects: Kamina, Padmé Amidala, Elrond, Ozymandias
  • Respected By: DedSec San Francisco, Aiden Pierce
  • Opposes: George Washington, Lucio Correia dos Santos
  • Ascended after managing to bring down the Norsefire Government in two years by assassinating and psychologically destabilizing their leaders, blowing up key propaganda monuments and headquarters, and goading the population of England to rise up and fight the fascist government.
    • He's found a place in the Grand United Alliance of Chaos, specifically in The Chaos Brigade. Although V is a staunch advocate of freedom, he realizes that society still needs order which contradicts Lucifer's end game. Nonetheless, V and Lucifer agree in saying that YHVH winning would be the worst thing to happen to everyone.
  • V used to be the God of Anarchism in the ancient Chaos House before he disappeared as a result of the creation of the Grand United Alliances (of Good, Evil, Law, Chaos, and Destruction). Dedicated followers, scattered all over the Pantheon, swept it for a trace of his whereabouts. When he was finally found, he was brought to the Court of the Gods, and was given his new title, because not only is he best known for the trope, his followers' dedication proved it further: his temple may have been "swept under the rug", but the idea of his existence resulted in him being found once again.
  • V makes it no secret that he wants to bring down the House of Leadership (in particular, he sends bombs to the Tyrannical Figures subhouse every day). He plans to convince some Gods to abandon their titles, but knows that the majority of them won't. Likewise, the House of Royalty is one of his targets.
  • One of his favorite houses is Explosives, where he found common ground with just about everyone who likes blowing stuff (V and The Demoman have been seen making bombs and exploding them just for fun), and has been suspected of trying to approach Karna to employ his powers in a revolution scheme.
  • Made friends out of Tyler Durden, who also feels terrorism is a great way to improve society, Lelouch, a fierce opposer of evil empires who also uses a "V" for a symbol, and Deadpool, who seems to enjoy chaos more than anything.
  • V is a good friend and ally to Lelouch, due to their mutual history of rebelling against an oppressive system, ability to cross the Moral Event Horizon to reach their respective goals, and penchant for doing everything in a smart and overdramatic way. Lelouch says that V has the nicer Cool Mask, but V retorts that “Zero”’s Badass Cape is the better one. Nonetheless, they do have opposing views on how to govern and agree to disagree for now.
  • Known for his flourished speech, V has taken a liking for Kamina and has asked him to attempt an alliteration-heavy boast like V's own.
  • A Cultured Badass, V was ecstatic to meet Shakespeare, and especially Edmond Dantes, as The Count of Monte Cristo is his favorite movie and a strong inspiration for his revenge plots. The Shadow, whose getup is closely followed by V, has also gotten a visit.
  • Due to a common connection, V met the Watchmen. He was impressed with how Ozymandias managed to succeed by thinking very outside the box, could not get along with Dr. Manhattan's detached nature and The Comedian's lack of morals, and became a rival to Rorschach: while both are mentally unstable vigilantes, Rorschach seeks to uphold the law through chaotic means while V seeks to tear it down.
  • Although V isn't as skilled a hacker as other Gods, he is nonetheless admired by San Francisco Dedsec, and some member of the White Hats like Shiena Kenmochi, Lisbeth Salander, Morpheus or Aiden Pierce for hacking the central computer Fate of the Norsefire Government and even trolling the leader Adam Susan by making him believe Fate was falling in love with him.
    • Seeing how pathetically out of shape Lelouch is, V has offered him a pair of dumbbells for his birthday, quoting the Greek philosopher Thales: "A sound mind in a sound body." Lelouch tried to lift them once, strained his arms, and wisely put them away somewhere.
  • V has entertained a rivalry with Gabriel, God of Ironic Retribution over their tendency to kill enemies in an ironic way, although Gabriel disapproves of V's wish to destroy society.
    • V is also at odds with Zaheer as while both are knife-wielders wishing to tear down the government in order for a better one to rise in its place, the Airbender wishes to abolish it altogether forever.
    • Things have also gotten complicated with Batman, given his nightly protector of the innocent with a strict no-kill code leads to great moral clashes. Still, V admires how he and Dark Knight operate with strong theatrical motifs.
  • In his downtime, V has accepted invitations by the House of Sports to attend tournaments of fencing (where most competitors are skilled enough to counter when V decides to fight dirty) and throwing knives.
  • Respected by fellow deities who were survivors of horrible scientific experiments (mostly, those in the Genetic Engineering house), who know from personal experience that V has a reason to be so rebellious.
  • As an anarchist, he's a staunch opposer of many Lawful deities, especially the Grand United Alliance of Law. One particular enemy on the top of his shitlist, greater than YHVH, is Big Brother.
    • Whenever someone mentions Big Brother or the Party, V slightly but noticeably becomes more serious and somber. Many take it as Big Brother being his personal Berserk Button, but a few theorize that V is actually horrified as the dictator and his Party are his own country could become if a dictatorship could take hold. V and Big Brother are antitheses, opposed by their views on the supposed immortality of ideas, and both are conscious that they are more symbols than individual who perpetuate two opposite ideals. While Big Brother and the Party are confident they can erase freedom from the minds of men, and have done so for decades, V also points out that for all their efforts, the Ministry of Love has never stopped receiving potential rebels.
    • The only Lawful deity V opens an exception for is Padmé, as she looks exactly like his pupil Evey. However, V keeps his distance from her, knowing he's likely not to survive if the Skywalker family turns on him.
  • Upon learning that Lord Helix was the deity of an anarchic cult, V instantly grew a liking to Omastar.
  • V has also shown great contempt for advocates of despotism (Light) and lack of free will (Malthael), and enforcers for these kind of people (Jerid). On the other hand, idealists such as Lucio find him too radical.
  • To V's chagrin, two deities who sound like him are Red Skull, an actual Nazi, and Agent Smith, who decided to combine his rebellion against the system with assimilative totalitarianism. V gives Elrond a pass even if he's for all intents and means an authority figure.
  • V tried to recruit Jinx to his cause, unsuccessfully to say the least. He now dismisses her as a fellow goddess for wasting her time in senseless mayhem while his actions are all calculated to contribute the best to his goals. For her part, Jinx considers him a bore and says “V? Stands for stupid!” to his face (or should we say mask?).
  • The House of Celebration has called off any commemoration of Firework Night because they don't want to stir up V too much, and he's been a little too vocal about blowing something up to celebrate the Fifth of November, risking giving a bad name to the whole House.


    Wilhuff Tarkin 
Wilhuff Tarkin, God of Flawed Machiavellian Tactics (Grand Moff Tarkin, Governor Tarkin, Moff Tarkin)

    Will, Brenner, and Isabella 
Will, Captain Brenner, and Isabella, Deities of Calamity-Induced Proof of Personal Virtues (Will: Ed, William, Commander, Brenner: O'Brian, Isabella: Catleia, Lutaria, Lutia)
Top to bottom: Will, Isabella, Brenner
  • Demideities, with Isabella as borderline Lesser Goddess
  • Symbol: The Brenner's Wolves emblem
  • Theme Song: We Will Prevail (Will), Hope Never Dies (Brenner), Lost Memories
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: The Apocalypse Brings Out the Best in People, Leaving No One Behind
  • Domains: Warfare, Hope
  • Heralds: Brenner's Wolves/12th Independent Legion, Dr. Morris, the Lazurian/Zephyrian Army, Penny
  • Followers: Future Mai, Oskar Schindler, Chief Naohiro Usui, Evan Cousins/Max Damage, Harry Lime, Larry Underwood, the town of Grantville, Jake Green, Bellamy Blake, Groose
  • Allies: Lin, Sonja, Andy, Colin, Grit, Max, Olaf, Paragon!Commander Shepard, Shido Itsuka, Link, Hal Jordan/Green Lantern, Optimus Prime, the Sole Survivor (when they're on positive karma), the Tactician, Robin, Corrin, the Guardians
  • Enemies: any instigators of apocalypses, evil scavengers like Immortan Joe, Red Skull, Mori Motonari, war profiteers like Sundowner, Doomfist, the Corpus, the Elksini
  • Often, apocalypses bring out the absolute worst in people, make manifest the dark secrets most folks otherwise hide when law and order looms over their shoulder. And then there are those who strive to do the right thing despite all of that, or because their dark secret is the desire to be a hero. Either way, the Court of the Gods found the 12th Independent Legion, also known as Brenner's Wolves, fitting for the title. Its leader, Will, and his companion Isabella were chosen to be the representative deities.
    • But what of the man whom the group is named after? Well, the House of Life and Vitality fixed that quick and brought the good captain Brenner back, resulting in a joyful reunion between the three. And after hearing what Will accomplished, Brenner couldn't be more proud of Will.
    • Will then wondered why Lin hasn't joined them. The Court's answer was that she's following soon under a different title (and a partner).
  • It saddens them that there is a much bigger war being fought in the Pantheon, but at least overall conditions are better compared to the recovering planet they come from.
  • Their ascension earned them odd and cautious looks from those who remembered the time the original Nintendo Wars deities first ascended. And among the first to greet the legion were those deities (Andy, Colin, Grit, Max, Olaf). Relations were terse at first given how they regard war, but they eventually reconciled those differences.
    • The Fire Emblem deities find themselves less uncomfortable in their presence compared to the other Nintendo Wars deities, given that the horrors of war are taken more seriously in their world.
  • For mysterious reasons, whenever they're in battle, they have a War Room where commanders of all sides can meet up without getting physical against each other. It makes for some humorous interactions.
  • Unlike the Wars World deities, the COs of Brenner's Wolves can take to the field personally among one of their units, and as the unit they're with (be it a platoon or a company of vehicles) gets boosts depending on which CO it is, as well as a universal moderate boost in offensive and defensive power. When an enemy troop is eliminated within this radius, that radius slowly increases in range, and eventually enable them to use their CO Power. Unlike the Wars World deities, they only have one CO Power, no Super.
    • For Brenner, his power affects all units and gives an extra defense boost. His CO Power, Reinforce, in addition to the further slight boost that comes with it, recovers HP of all his troops.
    • For Will, his power affects only direct-attack ground units and gives an extra attack boost. His CO Power, Rally Cry, boosts movement for all direct-attack ground units under his command.
    • As for Isabella, her power affects all units and give them a minor attack and defense boost. Her CO Power, Deep Strike, not only boosts movement for all her units, but increased attack range for her ranged-attack units.
  • As those who all endured tragedy and hardships and came out better people for it; Will, Brenner, and Isabella came to befriend Paragon!Commander Shepard, Shido Itsuka, Link, Hal Jordan, Optimus Prime, and the Sole Survivor (when they're on positive karma). And their enemies became enemies of Brenner's Wolves as well.
    • Nukes in particular are also a sore spot, given Brenner met his end by one while buying his troops and the Lazurians time to escape from the New Rubinelle Army.
  • The three, Brenner especially, are impressed that the Tactician can score victories no matter the odds without losing even a single soldier. Outside of "cutscenes", that is. The best they could do was minimize casualties, but that's often the norm for any commander pulling off a non-reckless plan.
  • Given that they've had to deal with a virus/parasite/bio-weapon that infects its victims, and sprouts flowers all over their bodies when they die, which spread it further, the House of Plants isn't a place they're fond of hanging around, especially given some of its residents, like Poison Ivy.
  • Are digusted by Kirei Kotomine, who does believe that The Apocalypse Brings Out the Best in People. Problem is, he wants to instigate it and enjoys torturing humanity with misery and suffering to bring out that good potential.
    • They also opposed Doomfist (and therefore Talon), who genuinely believes that conflict will benefit humanity, the Corpus as they want to profit off of conflict for all its worth, and the Eliksni for scavenging the ruins of human civilization whilst having a callous regard for others, especially for mankind.
    • Corrolary to the last, they've also become allies with the Guardians as while many take a bit of a more lighthearted approach to war, they've been tasked to protect what remained of humanity, and they do so with the utmost efficiency, even defying what can be considered gods or fate itself.
  • Having been basically a database for information, Isabella can sympathize with what Chuck had to experience being the INTERSECT. Though unlike Isabella, who started as a Blank Slate save for her information, Chuck had a normal life before his forced involvement with the CIA began.


    John Keating 
John Keating, God of Seizing the Day
  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: Himself standing on a desk
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Cool Teacher, Blithe Spirit, Save Our Students
  • Domains: Poetry, Lessons
  • Heralds: his students in the Dead Poets Society
  • Allies: Eikichi Onizuka, Chisa Yukizome, Byleth, Matilda Wormwood
  • Enemies: Agatha Trunchbull, Baldi
  • Sympathetic towards: Simon Henriksson, Doki Doki Literature Club
  • Odd Relations: Greendale Study Group (especially regarding Jeff Winger)
  • At Welton Academy, there are high expectations placed on the students to follow a path to Ivy League or some other prestigious school once they graduate. John Keating, a former student at Welton, has taken a job as English teacher there and has a much more free-spirited approach to giving lessons to his students, emphasized by him encouraging them to make their lives extraordinary. It’s not without some problems, including the school’s headmaster being in opposition to Keating’s approach and one of Keating’s students committing suicide as a result of his strict father (which Keating was blamed for) and an investigation that would result in Keating losing his teaching job at Welton. Nonetheless, the students that Keating taught and temporarily revived Dead Poets Society (a club whom Keating was a member of) gave him a fond farewell, knowing that what he taught them will influence their view of life well after he’s gone.
  • Some time after his removal from Welton, Keating received a letter from an unknown sender praising him for his unconventional learning approach that allowed students to liven up and that he was invited to a place identified as “Pantheon”. It took some time to process what was going on, but Keating decided to go to that place, whatever it was and wherever it may be. The driving took a while and even Keating wasn’t sure if someone was pulling a joke on him after a while. Eventually, he arrived at the gates of what appeared to be a large district of multiple schools and was told that he was chosen to be a part of the “Pantheon” due to how he influenced his previous students for the better in spite of the obstacles that came their way. In a few ways, this was a second chance for Keating to impart his wisdom onto potential students, with that coming with similar problems and then some.
  • Eikichi Onizuka was quick to welcome Keating to the various schools of the Pantheon and even offered him to observe one of Onizuka’s lessons for a day. Keating noticed that Onizuka was much like himself in terms of helping students better themselves via unconventional methods, though it was clear that Keating wouldn’t resort to violence to solve anything. In any case, Onizuka saw plenty of good things in Keating and is hopeful that the lessons that Keating will teach in the schools of the Pantheon will impact his students for the better.
  • Another teacher who brought their students together who Keating got along with was Chisa Yukizone. Like Keating, Chisa was a former student at the school she attended before becoming a teacher there, though she was trying to find corruption within Hope’s Peak Academy as opposed to Keating, who was simply accepted a job at Welton. Keating was disturbed by what happened to Chisa when she was corrupted into becoming an Ultimate Despair and performed actions much darker than he could have imagined, but he knew that Chisa harbored immense regret over what she did that time. She was encouraging towards Keating, showed fondness towards the poetry lessons he taught and told him that what mattered most was enriching students’ lives by bringing them together no matter how different they are.
  • Byleth was another teacher who Keating befriended, even if the latter had a much more complicated adventure than he did. Byleth fought in various wars prior to being a teacher and was emotionally stunted as a result. It was through their interactions with their various students that helped Byleth grow as a person and in turn, Byleth did what they could to help their students even in the face of differing tragedies that would later occur. It was quite a bit for Keating to take in (especially regarding the differences in Byleth’s story depending on the students they taught), but what mattered was how Byleth became more open as a person due to the bonds that they and their students developed with each other.
  • Keating was a member of Dead Poets Society prior to becoming a teacher and he continues to use poetry as a means to inspire his students to seize the day and be their best. There were a handful of deities within the Pantheon who are fond of poetry that Keating has imparted his lessons on, but it was the Doki Doki Literature Club that had Keating’s attention. While at a glance they appeared to be a club that has written poetry, they have had plenty of severe problems and Monika has been working to try and be a better person ever since she caused grief among the other members and herself. Keating has sometimes met up with the club to give them encouragement and help them overcome their personal problems.
  • While Keating has come into conflict with strict school personnel in the past, mainly regarding Headmaster Nolan, it’s the openly cruel teachers that Keating is unable to tolerate, including the likes of Agatha Trunchbull and Baldi. It’s one thing to harshly put students in line, but it’s another thing to instill fear in them and punish them for any slight transgressions, which in Keating’s view, means that students won’t be able to learn important lessons and could end up being too scared to do anything about it. Those cruel teachers, Agatha especially, would retort that Keating’s methods caused trouble for others involved and not only played a role in him getting fired back then, but that such an incident could happen again.
  • Although much younger than the students that Keating formerly taught, Matilda Wormwood was a student who took a liking to him. Keating was impressed that Matilda was able to stand up against the abuse she was dealt with and led a better life because of it, even if her psychic powers were something that was strange to him. Matilda also expressed sympathy towards Keating given how despite his efforts to be a good teacher to his students, tragedy prevented him from keeping that job.
  • One of the various people in Greendale Community College that the various members of the Study Group met was Eustice Whitman, a teacher that was very similar to Keating in terms of character who had plenty of words to say to Jeff Winger after the latter assumed his class could succeed from simply coasting by. Jeff taking Eustice’s advice of seizing the day resulted in him doing a lot of ridiculous things, though Jeff has more or less changed since that incident and was more bemused than anything to hear about John Keating in the Pantheon. Hearing about the kinds of advice Keating gives to his students, Jeff couldn’t help but be reminded of Eustice. From what Keating has heard of Jeff and the rest of the Greendale Study Group, he considers them to be a diverse and close, if very eccentric, group of people.
  • The suicide of Neil Perry, a student of Keating’s, was something that impacted the teacher significantly (partially since Keating did try to help Neil with the latter’s passion for acting), especially since he got wrongfully blamed for it and later fired from his job because of it. The Pantheon had a fair number of deities who had to contend with their own suicidal thoughts, with the outcome of whether or not they were able to overcome it varying greatly. Simon Henriksson was among those who had to deal with depression and although whether or not he committed suicide because of the fears he was dealing with is another discussion entirely, it didn’t change the fact that Simon had mental issues, something that he’s trying to work on fixing in the Pantheon. Keating is sympathetic towards Simon’s plight, though Simon isn’t sure if it’s worth being with Keating despite his positive qualities and the likely trauma that would result in the teacher getting literally caught up in Simon’s dilemma.
  • He can also be found in the Hall of Pragmatism.