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    Jon Osterman/Dr. Manhattan 
Jonathan "Jon" Osterman, Divine Winner of the Superpower Lottery (Doctor Manhattan)
  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: The atom on his forehead
  • Theme: "Pruit Igoe" and "Prophecies"
  • Alignment: True Neutral (formerly Neutral Good), likely returned to Neutral Good at the end of Doomsday Clock
  • Portfolio: Amazing Technicolor Population, The Anti-Nihilist, Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence, Blessed with Suck, Blue-and-Orange Morality, Classical Anti-Hero, Complete Immortality, Full-Frontal Assault, Freak Lab Accident, Human Weapon, Non-Linear Character, Person of Mass Destruction, Prescience Is Predictable, Tin Man, Being Responsible for the New 52
  • Domains: Air, Atoms, Knowledge, Luck, Void
  • Heralds: Amazo and Black Alice
  • Followers: Nate Grey, Billy Kaplan/Wiccan, Xanth
  • Allies: Guts, Mr. Freeze, Lambdadelta, Nozdormu, Shulk, Garnet, GUAG Superhero Division (formerly), The Living Tribunal
  • Odd Friendship with: The Beyonder
  • Enemies: Victor von Doom, Plutonian
  • Opposed by: The GUAD
  • Special Relationship: Rorschach, Ozymandias, The Comedian, Nite Owl, Silk Spectre
  • Pities: Tetsuo Shima
  • Very Complicated Relationship: the Entire DC Universe (for creating the New 52)
  • No one could have ever guessed that this being was once a meek scientist named Jon Osterman. It was only after a freak accident that people recognized him as one of the most powerful beings in the known multiverse. It wasn't long until Dr. Manhattan accepted a spot in the Pantheon for his incredible abilities. He became one of the most powerful assets in the GUAG Superhero Division, solving problems that would have taken the whole team to accomplish. And then he vanished without a trace. Most theorized that he grew detached from his duties, deciding to take some alone time. The culprit eventually revealed himself as Ozymandias, using the opportunity of his absence to bring peace to his world... at the cost of millions on New Yorkers.
    • It didn't take long for Dr. Manhattan to find out, returning to the Pantheon to obliterate him. It was the intervention of the Court of the Gods that stopped him from seeking vengeance, explaining that Ozymandias cannot be kicked out the Pantheon that way. After accepting the terms, Dr. Manhattan decided to re-enter under a new term. The fact that the lone superhuman in his world is more powerful than most other superheroes in the Pantheon was more than sufficient reason to give him the title.
    • He was intrigued to find out that Rorschach was not dead, but ascended as a god himself. Even Rorschach figured it would be pointless to beat on an omnipotent man, so he lets him off the hook. Unfortunately, his attempts to convince Manhattan to wipe out Ozymandias were fruitless.
    • Even more astounding for Manhattan was seeing The Comedian back in the Pantheon, particularly as his discovery of how Eddie raping Sally Jupiter generated his lover Laurie made him want to return to Earth after a brief disillusionment.
    • Manhattan is still favorable to Nite Owl, but Dan prefers to avoid Jon due to him being detached and having caused Rorschach's death.
    • Once his former beloved Laurie arrived, he has allowed her to come by whenever she wants, even if for romance she's preferring Dan, and how she refuses being teleported to his temple based on past sickness. Laurie also serves as a Morality Pet of sorts.
  • He has long since retired from heroism, preferring to observe the Pantheon in the House of Power. Many turn to him, asking about what would happen in the future. Manhattan promises not to reveal anything that would give any coalition a huge advantage over the other, supplanting his position as a neutral in the changing times.
  • Given the nature of his powers, his clergy is among the most powerful on all the Pantheon. His high priest, Amazo, wiped the floor with various gods in the DC Universe. This is one temple very few gods dare to attack.
  • Many deities claim that he reminds them of the mortal Nathaniel Christopher Adam, otherwise known as Captain Atom. It was said that Atom was meant to play Manhattan's role until his superior Alan Moore created his own world to set the story in.
  • As such he constantly finds himself in the House of Ambiguity, conversing with others who don't quite fit in any faction. He especially enjoys discussing philosophy with the three guards of that particular House.
  • Once known as The God Who resigned to his Fate, he handed over the title to Nozdormu when he didn't even have the willpower to stay in the Pantheon. Dr. Manhattan has long since overcome such thoughts such that he no longer qualifies for the title. He leaves the dragon at peace, in search for its fate.
  • The discovery of other beings who can see the future intrigues him. Dr. Manhattan sought out the likes of Garnet and Shulk to discuss their abilities and how it affected their lives. He was surprised to find out how well the two adjusted. He hopes to learn more on how to deal with this set of powers.
  • One of the main things the superheroes on the Pantheon told Dr. Manhattan upon his return is to stay far, far away from Doctor Doom. It is likely that he already has plans to strip Dr. Manhattan of his powers, and with his luck will probably succeed. No one can stress how bad things could get if that happens. Dr. Osterman has agreed to these terms, though he remains skeptical of Doom's chances of success. Though after finding out what Dr. Doom did with Molecule Man (someone with powers within the same ballpark of strength), he has become less skeptical.
  • While most factions have agreed not to deal with Dr. Manhattan due to his choice of staying neutral, the GUAD have been hard at work on thinking of a plan to destroy him. A being that could single-handedly create life is bound to be on their top priority to eliminate.
  • He has decided to work with The Living Tribunal, willing to assist him in keeping balance to the multiverse.
  • There is one deity in the House of Heroes he's willing to help; Kazuma Kenzaki, god of Blue Heroes, sometimes receives his aid. He may not be a hero anymore, but he's willing to make sure no one else makes the same mistake as him.
  • The Beyonder didn't seem like the personality who would be all that friendly with Dr Manhattan, however they soon bonded over their experience and apathy brought out by being so powerful. Together they are trying to better enjoy and experience life, along with understanding the greater omniverse. The Beyonder is the red oni to Manhattan's blue oni. The Beyonder finds it interesting how he used to be human, yet manages to be more stoic and in some ways apathetic to even him.
  • When asked whether either faction will ever have a permanent advantage over the other, Dr. Manhattan gives out a simple reply:
  • The cry of a thousand angry souls reverberated throughout the pantheon when one God discovered that Dr. Manhattan was behind the less than enjoyed New 52 DC reboot. Manhattan simply said that he was bored one day, and decided to twist the fates a bit to see what discoveries about fate and universe building could be found. Unfortunately, his decision was not met with much happiness, and now many of the DC gods see him as a new prime threat to their existence alongside the Anti-Monitor, Nekron and Krona.
    • He has now earned the further enmity of them with the reveal that he was behind the corruption of Jor-El into the bitter Mr. Oz by manipulating events to fully break the man and corrupt him, with Jor-El snapping out of it in the last second.
    • His threat has become even greater with the revelation that he removed the Justice Society of America from existence, sabotaged Superman's reputation and potentially killed nearly the entire Justice League and their allies team. This has worried the Pantheon to a massive degree, especially after he was able to master magic by analyzing it.
    • Fortunately, he did not kill the Justice League or the other superheroes. Merely keeping them occupied. However, his actions did result in the nonexistence of the JSA and the LSH. Additionally, his reasoning seems to boil down to mere curiosity on the nature of the Metaverse (as in the metafictional aspect of the DC Multiverse that explains its changes and retcons.) Everyone is counting down the days until he finally faces the embodiment of hope of the Multiverse and the one who affects it most of all... Superman.
    • However, despite the revelations that Manhattan's actions lead to the deaths of Clark's adopted parents and almost erasing hope from the DC universe, Superman still saves John from a villain's surprised attack. When Manhattan is bewildered by this, Superman says that while he doesn't know what to make of all the new revelations Manhattan has just made, he does know John has a choice. He also points out to Manhattan that with every step he takes, he leaves behind a photo of himself and Janey, then asks if she's important to him. He persuades Manhattan that maybe he's supposed to Take a Third Option. Manhattan proceeds to do just that, resetting the universe and saving everyone.
"Don't be afraid of what you feel."

Greater Gods

    Fiamma of the Right 
Fiamma of the Right, God of Multi-Use Powers (The Likeness of God, La Persona Superiore A Dio)
  • Greater God, bordering on Overdeity, Overdeity when he had attained La Persona Superiore A Dio
  • Symbol: The Holy Right manifested as a bird's talon
  • Alignment: True Neutral, formerly Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Having every ability related to the right hand, One Hit Kills, Being one of the strongest beings in his universe, attaining the position of ''La Persona Superiore A Dio'' but losing it quickly, Antagonist Abilities including Always Accurate Attack, instant teleportation, and Unblockable Attack, easily dominating everybody he faces, Person of Mass Destruction, Well-Intentioned Extremist, turning good when defeated
  • Domains: Faith, Power
  • Allies: Master Asia, Manwë Sulimo, Archangel Michael
  • Rivals: Master Hand
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Touma Kamijou
  • Enemies: Kaori Kanzaki, Accelerator, Lucifer, YHVH, Xenovia Quarta, Irina Shidou, Asia Argento, anyone from England
  • Odd Friendship: Superman
  • Originally the leader of God's Right Seat, after attempting to reach the position of La Persona Superiore A Dio, making the entire human race his enemy, and trying to kill them all to save the world, he ascended after failing and being defeated by Touma Kamijou.
  • With the power of the Holy Right, Fiamma easily ranks as one of the most powerful magic users in the Pantheon. The Holy Right is the ultimate representation of the right hand in Christianity. As such he is able to use and has every ability related to the right hand. As such, he can destroy an entire city in one swing of his hand, teleport anywhere as long as he has a horizontal plane, and create a Flaming BFS forty kilometers in length. Not only that, but the Holy Right is automatically set so it will always destroy its target and it reaches the target with no speed, thereby making it undodgeable.
    • In addition, The Holy Right also manifests itself as a "Third Arm" which protects Fiamma from any threats against him.
      • Although the Holy Right does have limitations. It cannot, for example, take care of Nyarlathotep, for As Long as There Is Evil, he will exist. This also applies to Melkor and the Heartless, and beings similar to them. It also cannot alter destiny.
  • Is widely distrusted, mainly from attempting to kill all the humans in his world.
    • Fiamma, despite being a Catholic Christian, has met displeasure from YHVH himself, for even attempting to reach a position above him.
    • Lucifer has also been irritated that Fiamma tried to kill all the humans, calling it a "foolish move". That said, after the latter's Heel–Face Turn, Lucifer has offered him a position within the GUAC. Fiamma, as a Christian, had politely turned the offer down.
    • He has also garnered the ire of every god from England, for starting a civil war within their home country, as well as other gods who believe in Christianity.
    • There are some exceptions, though as Superman has attempted to make bygones be bygones. Then again, it's Superman
      • When they first met, Fiamma expressed bewilderment as "Superman" was a moniker of his former ally, Acqua of the Back. When Superman explained about who he was, Fiamma could definitely see some semblance between them.
  • He has made friends with Master Asia as they both tried to save the world with no care for the people in it and that they sort of learned their lesson after being defeated. It all began when Fiamma was walking through the Pantheon when Master Asia came by and stopped him. The Undefeated of the East had told him he was trespassing in his House and therefore must suffer the consequences. Fiamma, not wanting to hurt the deity, teleported around, until Master Asia was exhausted. Master Asia thereby called a draw and afterwards bonded on their similarities.
  • He has also developed a friendly rivalry with the Master Hand due to both having powerful right hands (Well Master Hand is a right hand). Though given Fiamma's powers, the rivalry is one-sided more than anything.
  • Touma Kamijou is wary of Fiamma's actions since he has caused World War III. That said, this wariness lessened when Fiamma saved him from One-Eyed Othinus along with Ollerus. He's still wary, but it has lessened.
  • It has been revealed that Aleister Crowley had ambushed him and weakened, thereby making the Holy Right unstable.
    • Regardless, Fiamma is still very powerful. As such he is being recruited by Alliances, though with his Heel–Face Turn, he may possibly end up in the GUAG.
  • Was pleasantly surprised to meet Manwë Sulimo, the closest thing the Pantheon had to Archangel Michael, the patron of Fiamma. Though Manwë was disappointed about Fiamma's actions revolving humanity, the two have been close friends and mutual allies. Fiamma for his part had decided to help him whenever he can.
    • Now that Michael himself has ascended, they still keep in touch.

    Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat 
Katherine Anne "Kitty" Pryde, Goddess of Phasing (Cat, Kätzchen, Katya, Kitten, Professor K, Lady Shadra, Pun'kin, Half-Pint, Shadowcat, Sprite, Ariel)
Click here to see her as Shadowkat

Intermediate Gods

Ahri, Goddess of Charming (The Nine-Tailed Fox)

    Anna Marie/Rogue 
Anna Marie, Goddess of the Power Parasite (Rogue, Anna Marie Raven, Marie Darkholme, Dr. Kellogg, Carol Danvers, Ace, Scarlett O'Hara, Anna Marie LeBeau)

    Levy McGarden 
Levy McGarden, Goddess of Semantic-Based Powers

    Power Rangers Dino Thunder 
Power Rangers: Dino Thunder [[labelnote:Members]] Conner McKnight, Ethan James, Kira Ford, Dr. Tommy Oliver, Trent Fernandez-Mercer, Divine Deities of Stock Superpowers (Conner: Red Tyranno Ranger, Triassic Ranger, Triassic Battlizer Ethan: Blue Ticera Ranger Kira: Yellow Ptera Ranger Trent: White Drago Ranger, Trent Fernandez, Trent Mercer)
From left to right: Dr. Tommy Oliver, Ethan James, Conner McKnight, Kira Ford, and Trent Fernandez-Mercer
Click here to see their transformed state
Click here to see their Super Modes
Click here to see Conner's Triassic Ranger Mode
Click here to see Conner's Triassic Battlizer Mode
  • Intermediate Deities as a team, Lesser Deities individually (Conner can go up to Intermediate Status as Triassic Ranger). Borderline Greater Gods with their Zords.
  • Symbol: Their Dino Gems
  • Theme Song: Their main theme. Just A Little (for Kira)
  • Alignment: Neutral Good (Trent was Chaotic Evil when transformed before it's evil side was erased)
  • Portfolio: Stock Superpowers, Five-Token Band, Three Plus Two Team, Super Modes
  • Domains: Superpowers, Dinosaurs, Extinction, Superheroes, Science, School
  • Herald(s): Hayley Ziktor, Anton Mercer
  • Allies: The other Power Rangers (especially Tommy Oliver and the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers), The Gang of Seven, The Autobots, The Parr family, the Toa Inika/Mahri
  • Enemies: Mesogog, Trakeena, Guitardo, the Psycho Rangers, The Sharptooth, SHOCKER, Maleficent, Master Xehanort, Gwangi, Riptor, Indominus Rex, the Decepticons, Beast Wars Megatron, Roodaka, Makuta Teridax, Vantas, Roman Torchwick, Neapolitan, Clockwerk and Neyla, Penelope Mouse
  • Opposes: The Monstars
  • Opposed by: The Draconians
  • Worthy Opponent: Biscuit Krueger, Mewtwo
  • After he started teaching his class in Elysium Academy, Dr. Tommy Oliver heard reports of four new students who would be joining his class. Students that had been tutored by him before. He instantly knew who these students were, and was told they would be joining for a specific reason. The next day, he finally met with the four newcomers and when he saw them a smile came upon his face. They were a peculiar bunch; a soccer player, a technical wizard, an aspiring musician, and a comic book artist... but one look at their wrists told Tommy everything. Four morphers, each bearing the faces of a distinct dinosaur/pterosaur on them. Red, Blue, Yellow, and White. "Welcome to the Pantheon, rangers." Tommy said to the group. In response, they looked up and smiled back, with the red youth replying with, "Thanks, Dr. O. Good to see you again."
  • Most Power Rangers draw upon super-human abilities when morphed. Not so much with the Dino Thunder team. Thanks to exposure to the Dino Gems, each member now possesses a unique "Civilian Power" that can be used outside of ranger form. Conner gained lightning-fast Super-Speed, while Ethan received durable scales and Super-Strength, Kira enhanced shrieks and Trent Chameleon like camouflage. Each power, while distinct for each ranger, were almost commonplace in the Multiverse, and it was based on this that the Court of the Gods permitted the four into the Pantheon, giving them a temple and restoring their powers to help in the fight against evil.
  • Applies to the team:
    • Their temple resembles their base in Reefside, which can be accessed from either Tommy's temple or through an abandoned garage. It is filled with chambers lined with fossil-filled brick, dinosaur fossils, advanced machinery, and a computer that serves as a way of communications, operated by one of their heralds, Hayley Ziktor. She was happy to see the Dino Thunder team again, and has even opened her Cyberspace Cafe to any gods wanting to come down, relax and have a good time.
    • Hearing that they draw their powers from actual Mesozoic animals, the rangers were visited by the deities from the Sub-House of Prehistoric Beasts. all of them managed to get along with the Gang of Seven as they were curious about their dinosauric connection . Thing got even more interesting when the Tyrannosaurs Rexie and Tyranturm approached Conner and, instead of having him for lunch, showed signs of affection and began to nuzzle him. The same happened when Rodan and Aerodactyl met Kira, which could be attributed to their aforementioned connection. That said, there are indeed some dinosaurs the rangers have become enemies with because of their evil, rather bloodthirsty nature, with Gwangi, Riptor, Indominus Rex, and The Sharptooth being high on the list.
    • They became allies with Autobots due to sharing similar goals of peace and justice, and have been seen helping to update the Dino Thunder Zords with alternate modes. Conner ended up becoming close allies with Dinobot leader Grimlock, due to him being a robotic t-rex. This lead to Ethan, Kira and Trent befriending the other Dinobots as well. Their friendship though lead to the Decepticons targeting the rangers for extermination. On the other hand, the Megatron of the Beast Wars wants to kill the rangers and steal their dino gems to further his goals. Luckily, they haven't had to deal with either Megatrons in one and one combat but Optimus has warned them to be careful regardless.
    • Out of all the Power Rangers they have met, they get along the best with Tommy's original teammates, not just because they were his classmates, but also because they have the powers also drawn from actual dinosaurs and other extinct animals. Also helps that both teams have similar suit aesthetics and dinosaur-themed Megazords. Conner connected with Jason and Kira with Kimberly as the latter two have the Tyrannosaurus and Pteranodon as Zords on their teams. Zordon was also impressed that one of his proteges became a mentor to them.
    • Of course, they are not happy to see Mesogog, especially Trent, since the father was the evil side of his father before the two split into two different people. It only got worse when they learned the organization SHOCKER formed an alliance with Mesogog. The rangers were, understandably, absolutely livid about the news. This was one of the major reasons they joined the Toku Base and are much more willing to help their Super Sentai counterparts and the Kamen Rider heroes.
    • There was one time when they watch an episode from a tv show that exists in their universe, based on them. Upon hearing that there were other versions that look like they are Power Rangers, but yet aren't, they were in shock, but they're still willing to work with the Super Sentai teams to pro.
    • Hearing that their powers came from gems, Biscuit Krueger became very intrigued and attempted to steal them for her own gain. Although the rangers don't want her to steal them, she appreciates how they are willing to keep their Dino Gems use them for good, making them more like Worthy Opponents.
    • The Dino Thunder Rangers became enemies with the likes of Makuta Teridax, Maleficent, and Master Xehanort, due to their mastery over shadow and darkness and their share desire to conquer the Multiverse. They often send Heartless, Rahkshi and other monsters at the team to try and wear them down and steal their Dino gems. They haven't truly succeeded due to their skills and previous experience, but they have been beaten by other, more dangerous foes. Vanitas has defeated the team by himself and the Psycho Rangers have set their sights on them, with Trent being forced to fight Psycho Pink. Some have giggled at... only for them to quickly shut up when the Dracozord came flying in.
    • As with the Mighty Morphin' team, Tommy Oliver spends most of his time away from the group in his temple. He will come in to help the group in dire situation, and to give them more guidelines on being a ranger.
  • For Conner McKnight:
    • As he briefly served as high priest to Lightning McQueen, the sentient race-car congratulated the former for his ascencion and was proud he was able to do it in a short amount of time.
    • As he is a soccer player, he occasionally went to the House of Sports to play there. He is trying to find for someone to represent soccer.
      • Because they both have passion for soccer and similar personality traits, he developed a rivalry with Daisuke Motomiya.
    • A lot of deities are intrigued that he has a twin brother who attended Ninja Storm Academy, the school of the Ninja Storm Rangers, although he quit.
  • For Ethan James:
    • As he is a skilled hacker, he was invited to join the White Hats. He may not be as skilled as the original blue ranger, Billy Cranston, but he is a reliable one.
      • Out of all of the members of the White Hats, he hangs out with Bentley Turtle the most, as thry both have technological expertise. Hearing about his adventures, he started hating on Penelope due to betraying her friends and wanting to conquer the universe.
    • Because he is a video gamer, he visits the House of Gaming very often. He became allies with a lot of them thanks to his Genre Savvy knowledge.
    • Seeing that he is a prankster, he gets along with the Wealey Twins and Bart Simpson. They occassionally met with either of them to plan pranks together.
    • It is revealed that in the year 2025, he developed the technology that the SPD Rangers use.
  • For Kira Ford:
    • As she is a girl who hides her feminity and insecurity with an Ice Queen persona, a lot of people are suprised to see her expressing her true emotions while singing and playing the guitar.
    • Because she was an unique Ice Queen who mellowed out when she showed her passion of music, she got along with Mitsuru because of this, who understood what it was like to keep a facade to hide their insecurities.
    • When she isn't doing Ranger duty, she occasionally is found singing and playing guitar, and at times, she playes her songs with her band. She considers about representing Pop Punk, as it's the type of music genre she's playing, but decided that someone would represent that position better.
    • Her superpower made her get along with Black Canary as they both have supersonic screams, although Black Canary doesn't like it she didn't use it much more often.
    • Though she doesn't have the same abilities as them. But thanks to her friendship with Kimberly, she managed to forged a friendship with archers such as Hawkeye, Green Arrow, and Katniss Everdeen.
    • Kira once teamed up four other veteran rangers lead by Adam Park to stop Rita Repulsa and Lord Zedd's son. She has fond memories of reuniting with Tori and Bridge. The same can't be said for the Overdrive rangers she joined forces with.
    • In an alternate timeline, she was the only surviving member of the team during the Shattered Grid saga... which involved her fighting an evil alternate version of Dr. O alongside several other ranger teams.
  • For Trent Fernandez-Mercer:
    • Even though he is a bit lonely due to his rich kid status by being adopted, he was however happy to have Anton Mercer as his father. This is why he found some common ground with Yui and managed to get along with Kirito - who was also adopted - and Asuna, who were both similar in that their parents forced them to follow their footsteps.
    • Since his dream was to become an artist, he managed to get along with artists, like Yusuke Kitagawa.
    • Due to being a Lonely Rich Kid, he managed to get along with Karen Minazuki and Adrien Agreste. Although Trent's problem got solved before them, he still wanted to help them to counter it, which they appreciated.
    • To the surprise of many, Trent ended up fighting alongside nine other veteran rangers - Tommy included - to save the Multiverse from destruction. He's been pretty humble about the experience, as Kira has been too, but every now and then he let's slip that after fighting an evil clone followed by an army of robotic replicas... he deserves a vacation.

Lesser Gods

    Buddy Baker/Animal Man 
Buddy Baker, Divine Bearer of Animalistic Powers (Animal Man)

    Griffin (The Invisible Man
Dr. Griffin, God of Invisibility and Bandaged Faces (The Stranger, The Voice, The Invisible Man, Jack, Hawley, Adrian)

    The Lanius 
The Lanius, Sacred Race of Outer-Space Respiration
Lanius Ships. From left to right: Lanius Scout, Lanius Cruiser Type A "Kruos", Lanius Bomber
Lanius Cruiser Type B "The Shrike"
Click here for the Lanius themselves
  • Lesser Deities generally
  • Symbol: Their ships.
  • Theme Song: Lanius (Explore), Lanius (Battle)
  • Alignment: Can vary greatly. Those who seek to feed are True Neutral while openly diplomatic Lanius are somewhere on the lawful or good scale.
  • Portfolio: Horde of Alien Locusts, Disaster Scavengers, Metallic lifeforms that suck away oxygen, Breathing in space, Kung Fu-Proof Mook, Boring, but Practical, Melting upon death, Flying Cutlery Spaceships
  • Domains: Metal, Scrap, Scavenging, Dormancy
  • On good terms with: The House of Commerce, The House of Science, The Grand United Alliance of Good, The Spore Player Race
  • Enemies: The Galactic Empire, The Rebel Army (Metal Slug), Frieza, Cooler, King Cold, The Grineer, The Corpus
  • Banned from: The Houses of Machinery and Technology and Metal and Minerals
  • Opposed by/Opposes: The Rebel Alliance
  • These anaerobic beings seem friendly enough.
  • Picture a world in which the cosmos burn. In addition to space pirates and slavers running rampant in various sectors there’s also the dangers of the honor bound Rockmen, vicious and cutthroat Mantis, and conniving yet callous Slugs. At the heart of it all is the war between the Federation and the Rebels of which the latter practically have the upper hand in, which spells bad news to anyone who isn't a human. Lovely times. It couldn’t possibly get any worse, could it? Enter the Lanius, a race of metallic scavengers stirred by the ensued chaos across space, and have come to dine on the wreckage left behind in the aftermath of war. Some of their kind have even taken to picking apart still functioning ships by anyone unlucky enough to blunder into their side of the sectors.
  • Truth be told the Lanius had always been here. For as long as the Forever War has been waged in the darkness of space in the Pantheon they were around. The little remaining scrap in the wake of terrible battle between Alliance members and other independents and wildcards? The mounting reports of ghost stories of entire forward bases and other outposts and stations going dark and flat out disappearing? Chances are it was them. Check if they left behind anything that's melted. Under the cover of greater and increasing threats from all around they were allowed to feed yet the growing conflict kept stirring more and more of them. At some point they've slipped and word of their presence begun making rounds throughout the space-faring communities thus leading to their ascension, more so as a means to keep track of them.
  • Their natural ability is to quickly drain a room of its oxygen not too dissimilar of a hull breach, making them a force to beware especially in the more claustrophobic environments of outer space where air is a limited resource. So it comes natural that accompanying this racial quirk of theirs is the ability to survive without air indefinitely. Those looking to board some of their ships, for good or for ill, are advised to bring a space suit: Excluding Kruos and the Shrike, there is zero oxygen being produced in their ships. Woe to the intruder who has to put up with the dangers suffocation on top of the angry metal knife men. The dangers are, of course, also present when fighting Lanius boarding parties.
  • An Advanced Edition exclusive race and as such they tend to use some of the more nastier tricks introduced within said expansion pack. Not only can they potentially replace lost crewmembers through Clone Bays but their means of offense include drones that can latch itself onto ships and wreck havoc through hacking such as locking down all doors and allowing free reign to boarding members or cutting off mobility completely for a given time. Some Lanius ships can also possess a system that allows them to mind control select members of the enemy. They aren't without direct means of fighting, however. Besides the usual weaponry they have also been known to utilize Flak weaponry, which involve shooting out entire clusters of scrap at high speeds, almost analogous to a shotgun. Their spread is wide and lack the pinpoint precision of lasers, but they can easily rip apart shielding in a moment's notice.
  • They're quite unpopular in many places with the most notable being the Houses of Technology and the Sub-House of Metal and Minerals due to their appetite for metal. Though a ban was imposed barring them from both Houses some individuals still manage to sneak on in anyways and try and salvage what they can before being chased out. You can imagine how this continues to smear the Houses' image of the Lanius. Though the former does admit they can be helpful. There are the occasional sightings of crewmembers belonging to the Lanius are tagging along more respected members, each time they are present they are actually very helpful. In these times the Lanius crewmen are often asked to help create specific parts for machinery through their innate ability to reshape metal. Plus, there was that one time where they dealt with the chaos caused by a computer virus by simply... eating the terminal it was in. Yum. Virus-y.
    • By contrast, Lanius appear to be more well-received in the House of Commerce. It helps that just about everyone of their kind that comes there are true to their word and wish to trade. Fuel, missiles, scrap, and more. Translation is a bit finicky but their messages get across in the end. Right behind them is the House of Science as Lanius subjects are surprisingly cooperative in helping aid their investigations on themselves.
  • For what is essentially your typical Horde of Alien Locusts there's still quiet a number of their kind who are open to diplomacy. While some have little if at all regard for the lives taken when it comes to them eating away at ships despite the policies members of their kind have set up in the first place, others are completely understand the gravity of such actions and refrain from doing do and commit to other lifestyles. There are some Lanius that take to trading, though they’re oblivious to the fact that not many people with self-preservation will look at a sleek, bladed ship and think “they must be swell business partners”. Then there's Lanius who have even joined up with the Federation should a certain number of ships be amassed, apparently impressed by such a haul, and their support offer up the Type A variant of their cruiser, "Kruos" and later the Type B variant "The Shrike".
    • Lanius aligned with the Federation have donated many of their ships to the Grand United Alliance of Good. While many are still uneasy with the rest of their kind they nonetheless appreciate the backing. Everything counts, and even without the Translator Microbes in effect they seem true to their word. The Spore Player Race has also seen great success in allying with them too.
    • In addition, for all their bluster as intimidating metal scavengers they, like many other races, are also quick to surrender should things go terribly south. Their grasp on the culture is still poor, however, leading to moments where they either frantically send the word "surrender" or wave makeshift white flags.
  • Even with their fair amount of nuance there seems to be a universal dislike towards any and all rebellious groups and factions. They naturally distrust the entirety of the Rebel Alliance and they outright hate the Rebel Army. Considering the main threat in their universe is the xenophobic and highly-militaristic Rebels consisting of humans and their seemingly unstoppable fleet it leaves very little to the imagination as to why their taste is soured so. At least with the Rebel Alliance they recognize the Galactic Empire is more-so in line with that descriptor, and as such many of them have no qualms toward scrapping their vehicles and bases for own uses. Universally it is fair game where the Lanius is from, after all.
    • And speaking of universal dislike the likes of Frieza, Cooler, and King Cold seem to have also filled in and locked down that niche. They're all space tyrants themselves, ones that surpass the Rebellion in sheer scale and destructive force. Naturally none of the Lanius wish to try their luck with them. On the other side of the spectrum they don't even acknowledge their presence.
  • Many of their kind have earned quite the scorn from various space-faring organizations. Prominent among those are between the Grineer and the Corpus, whom the Lanius sweep by after devastating battle to take what they can and leave with little trace. It's made easier if The Tenno were the ones to come by and exterminate all lifeforms on the base first. Then it makes the process even easier, just mine away before they could fix things!
  • Their name may refer to a genus birds as the Type B Cruiser derives its name from the shrike family of birds which impales its prey on thorns or whatever sharp object is close by. Shrike may also refer to the metallic thorned creature from Hyperion Cantos which impales its victims on the Tree of Pain. Fun. The Shrike there may have served as inspiration for the Lanius as a whole. There is also, of course, the latin meaning of their name: butcher. It fits, simply put.

    Matt Murdock/Daredevil 
Matthew Michael "Matt" Murdock, God of Disability Superpowers (Daredevil, The Devil of Hell's Kitchen, The Man Without Fear, The Most Emo Superhero Ever)
  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: Two Red Ds
  • Allignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Disability Superpowers, Empowered Badass Normals, Being Blessed with Suck, Those With Doomed Love Interests, Blind Upholder of the Law, Never managing to hold on to happiness for very long, Has a really, REALLY shitty life
  • Domains: Law, Protection, Heroism, Justice, Misery
  • High Priest: Terezi Pyrope
  • Herald: Franklin "Foggy" Nelson (his best friend and law partner)
  • Followers: Gyomei Himejima
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Wilson Fisk/The Kingpin, Bullseye, Zebediah Killgrave, Quentin Beck/Mysterio, Kevin, Albert Wesker, Voldo, Manfred von Karma, The Houses of Villainy and Crime and Transgressions especially Vito Corleone and Lex Luther
  • Respects: Atticus Finch
  • Few superheroes in the Pantheon associate their civilian life with their superhero life. As Matt Murdock, he is a lawyer who does his best to both defend clients and bring corrupt defendants behind bars. And if that doesn't work... he switches over to his other persona. The Man Without Fear ironically puts fear in the eyes of those who cross paths with him.
  • Daredevil doesn't "see" per say; he instead uses radar sense to map out the shape of his environment. He may not be able to make out color or words, but it helps give him a 360 degree view of his world.
  • It may not be well known how, but he hid his abilities from the superhero community for a long time. For example, when Hawkeye tried to blind him with a flashing light arrow, he had to pretend that the trick worked. Needless to say, it caused a lot of awkward moments before he told them the truth.
  • Shares a similar relationship with the Black Widow. People see her as an unstable ally, but he gives her more of a benefit of a doubt than with most of his friends. With that said, he hopes that she doesn't stick around his life for too long. It has a way of bringing misery to many.
  • Can also be found in the House of Justice working together with Phoenix Wright and She-Hulk in his civilian identity. As a lawyer, Matt has a fair amount of dignity and restraint, but he can still get carried away during an exciting case.
  • Is well versed on dealing with The Mafia. As one of their members killed his father for not throwing a match, he takes things personally with the Corleones. He can only hope that they don't decide to bring the Kingpin into the fold...
  • It's safe to say that Murdock HATES Bullseye with the passion of a raging firestorm. The assassin was responsible for killing two of his girlfriends (one of which is in the Pantheon), ruining his life multiple times and even pretended to be Daredevil for a short period of time. Expect any encounter between the two to be a brutal, nasty affair. He can only hope that Kingpin does not arrive too, but that did indeed happen leaving the Pantheon as another battlefield between the devil and the king of crime.
  • All of this points to a startling conclusion; Matt may well be one of the most unlucky superheroes in the Pantheon. He was one of the first to have his identity found out by his archnemesis who used this to completely break him. It may be why he prefers to have a tight circle of friends, seldomly using his Avengers membership card. He has learned to use his friends more effectively.
  • Was the first superhero Netflix adapted to become a tv series. It was thought to be one of the greatest superhero shows of all time... until the second season reduced the quality a lot. He hopes to have better luck in the third season.
  • Due to fairly similar last names, he and Jeff Murdoch have been confused. Being a sensible man, Matt tries to take care of it by explaining, but Jeff's flailing and red face tend to balance that out.
  • Shockingly not the only lawyer in the Pantheon. He shares that role with the timid Jennifer Walters, who transforms into the voracious She-Hulk when fighting crime. They usually work together in their cases though neither is above competing for clients or even being on opposite sides of a court case.
  • Is seen as the quintessential street level superhero of the Marvel Universe. He stares that title with Spider-Man who is a good friend of his. The duo have shared various adventures with him (as well as tussled at times, with Matt managing to win one exchange).
    • Among the other heroes from the streets are best buds Iron Fist and Luke Cage. The three along with Jessica Jones plan to meet up to become the latest incarnation of The Defenders. They all proceeded to make fun of Danny's subpar avatar.
  • Toph once shared the title with him, but she didn't want to be known as a co-deities. She eventually managed to get a temple of her own to rule. Several times various gods have tried to reintroduce him to Toph Bei Fong, but they keep missing each other somehow. Though at this point most believe this is intentional as they both have ways to track each other.
  • Daredevil would rather not hear this song. It just brings out bad memories. Also don't talk about the playground scene. Some things are just better off buried. Even Batman, who has one particular reason among many to bond with Matt, avoids the subject.
  • Was very disappointed to hear about Gwen Stacy's version of himself that was the Kingpin of Earth-65 along with allying himself with The Hand. He hopes that she can take down his alternate self someday.
  • Wesker never got over being put on trial during the merging of his world and Matt's homeworld, so he felt like getting even with the attorney in the Pantheon someday.
  • While not a state attorney, he holds a lot of respect for Finch. Someone who does that kind of work in that time period has to have a lot of guts.