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Nolan Grayson, God of Feeling Guilty About Performing One's Duty (Omni-Man, Emperor Nolan, Spencer Samson, The Azure Avenger, Supra-Man)
- Greater God
- Symbol: His "O" Chest Insignia
- Theme Song: Tom Tom by Holy F*ck
- Alignment: All Over the Lawful Spectrum; currently Lawful Neutral, aiming to be Lawful Good, formerly Lawful Evil whilst masquerading as Lawful Good
- Portfolio: Those Inspired by Superman and Embodying the Cynical Aspect of it, Masquerading as a Superhero whilst Maintaining Loyalty for Viltrum, Going Against his Son but Really does Love Him and his Wife Debbie, Flying Brick, Human Aliens, Among the Strongest Beings in his Verse, Nigh-Invulnerable, Becomes Increasingly Attached to Humanity and its Morals, Feels Regretful of his Villainous Actions and Service to Viltrum, HeelFace Revolving Door, Served as a Commendable Ruler to Viltrum and Deeply Respects and Defends his People, Truly Impressive Antagonists
- Domains: Superheroes, Extraterrestrials, Family, Leadership, Regret, Supremacy, Usurpation, Redemption
- Heralds: Debbie Grayson (his first wife), Andressa (his second wife), Oliver Grayson/Kid Omni-Man (his younger son)
- Allies: Jor-El, Bardock, Kotal Kahn, Kitana, Nagato, Obito Uchiha, Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, Hordak
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Clark Kent/Superman, Kara Zor-El/Supergirl, Jonathan Samuel Kent/Superboy III, Connor Kent/Superboy, Diana of Themyscira/Wonder Woman, The Green Lanterns of Sector 2814, Steve Rogers/Captain America, Tony Stark/Iron Man, Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Thor Odinson, Izuku Midorya, All Might, Commander Shepard, The Guardians of the Galaxy, Megamind, Metro Man, Sigmar Heldenhammer
- Foils: Dan Moroboshi/Ultraseven, Tenzin, Shiera Hall/Hawkgirl, Ultraman Mebius
- Rivals: Homelander (escalated to Enemies), Regime Superman, Black Adam, Turles
- Friendly Rivals: Son Goku, Vegeta
- Enemies: General Zod, Brainiac, Frieza, Cooler, Darkseid, Thanos, Lord Recluse, Ozai, Ragyo Kiryuin, Shao Kahn, Apocalypse, Hal Stewart/Tighten, The Plutonian, The Mantis, The Martians, The Ur-Quan Kzer-Za, The Thraddash
- Distrusted By: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Statesman
- Opposed By: Lex Luthor, Billy Butcher, J. Jonah Jameson
- Special Relationship: Mark Grayson/Invincible (his son)
- Nolan Grayson, better known by his professional job identity, Omni-Man is the greatest superhero on Earth, having saved it from countless threats and always proving himself to be a charitable, yet reliable man in desperate times of need. On a personal note, he's a pretty good family man with a devoted wife, Debbie, and an adoring son, Mark, who aspires to become a hero like him. However, Omni-Man had a dark secret; he was an alien, more specifically a Viltrumite from Planet Viltrum, who was actually sent to Earth so that one day when the time comes, he will alert Viltrum to come to colonize the planet to their ever-growing empire. To assure the success of the plan, Omni-Man coldly murdered the Guardians of the Globe, the world's most regarded superhero team to make the upcoming conquest easier, but the unexpected resurrection of the Guardians' leader, The Immortal, courtesy of The Mauler Twins, ended up outing Omni-Man as a murderer and soon-to-be-usurper. Killing The Immortal again, Omni-Man confessed his true allegiance and thoughts to Mark, then having taken up a superhero career as Invincible and tried to convince his son to tag along. When Invincible refused, Omni-Man proceeded to brutally thrash his son around Earth and roar out how ineffectual and meaningless humanity is, but relents killing him and ends up leaving Earth in tears when Mark explains that he would still have him 500 years later.
- Instead of returning to Viltrum, Omni-Man decided to arrive on another planet, where he found love with an insectoid alien named Andressa and fathered another son with her named Oliver. Reuniting with Invincible, Omni-Man returns to Earth and begins to mend his past relationships and improve on his new ones regarding Oliver, who was calling himself Kid Omni-Man, in addition to appreciating Humanity whilst at the same time rebelling against the Viltrumite Empire under the tyranny of Grand Regent Thragg. After numerous fights and even losing to Thragg, Omni-Man was recognized as being the descendant of a past Viltrum king, allowing him to overthrow Thragg's authority and become the new king of Viltrum, proving himself to be a far better ruler than Thragg ever was. Ultimately, Omni-Man and Invincible, having come to see Earth as a new home alongside many other Viltrumites had a last battle against the opposing forces of Thragg and his loyalists. The battle was one with Thragg's life and tyranny destroyed, though Omni-Man died in battle, his last words being to tell Mark that he will succeed him as the Emperor of Viltrum, which he hesitantly accepted.
- Due to his own death, Omni-Man ended up ascending into the Pantheon before his own son did, though regardless, the father would congratulate his son once the latter also made it. Nolan recalled his first few days where he was taken to the Court of the Gods to address his origins, past actions, and his road to redemption. It was a tough call as Nolan didn't really gain much sympathy from a lot of people, but he still continued on with his stance that he had become a changed man and has begun to value others more deeply than his previous Viltrumite mindset. Still, Nolan figured that it was going to take a while before anyone would begin to warm up to him. Though with Mark being in the Pantheon, things have been getting easier for Nolan, in addition to him being proud of Invincible for setting a standard for the Viltrumites to be better than they used to be in the past. And with them being a part of a new realm, Nolan feels it's time for Mark and himself to be further escalating their job in protecting worlds from all sorts of threats.
Nolan: WHY DID YOU MAKE ME DO THIS!? YOU'RE FIGHTING SO YOU CAN WATCH EVERYONE AROUND YOU DIE! THINK, MARK! You'll outlast every fragile, insignificant being on this planet! You'll live to see this world crumble to dust and BLOW AWAY! EVERYONE and EVERYTHING you know WILL BE GONE! WHAT WILL YOU HAVE AFTER FIVE HUNDRED YEARS!?
- Sure Mark and Nolan are happy to see each other again and are incredibly dedicated to looking after one another, especially for the father, but a general rule of caution is to not remind them of the time Nolan nearly killed his son for standing up against him. Unfortunately, the circumstances after that, and before Nolan's own change of heart led to a pretty memorable and quotable situation where Nolan spouted out and deconstructed Mark's insistency and dedication for the planet that's he's grown up in and it's people. Nolan personally finds the remarks to be especially annoying, given that some people only know Omni-Man for that specific quote, in addition to the said line being used as a way to humorously tell people to "think" about a situation when the general tone back then was anything but...
- Nolan is a highly debated figure for superheroes. While the path to redemption and his goal for wanting the Viltrumites to improve their social standing and their societal culture is genuine, no one is going to be forgetting about the numerous atrocities he committed when it was time to enact his plan for assimilating Earth to Viltrum's empire. Case in point, his killings of the Guardians of the Globe and his rampage on Earth resulting in killing numerous innocents whilst simultaneously beating the tar out of his son for daring to oppose him, though it was the latter that ended up changing Nolan's heart and mindset for the better. In the Pantheon, the fact that Nolan does try to be affable and impressionable towards most people is something that some find a bit unnerving, but Mark has been making sure to tell them that Nolan is trying to do good.
- Superman and Supergirl are very tense about Omni-Man's presence, though the latter is actually polite and considerate about the two Kryptonians, even seeing some sort of similarities between them. Clark and Kara decided to allow Nolan in working alongside them, though the Viltrumite differs from their way of working via not being afraid to kill when necessary. Clark and Kara aren't comfortable about this, though they have admitted that they've taken lethal measures at some point, if mainly because they weren't really given any opportunities in who they were fighting against aside from killing them to prevent further loss of life and destruction. The fact that Omni-Man killed a team of heroes reminiscent of the Justice League doesn't really help either, though Nolan does admit that feels regretful for that past action, which Superman and Supergirl found to be rather bittersweet. So far, their relationship is still rocky, if becoming a little better over time.
- While Superman and Supergirl are willing to put their uneasiness towards Nolan aside if it means dealing with a large threat, the same cannot be said for Batman and Statesman, who take great caution about Omni-Man and are really unsure if they can bring themselves up to trust him. In Batman's case, he's familiar enough with high destructive powers and those who possess them, and with Nolan being more unscrupulous than the Man of Steel, The Dark Knight feels inclined to prepare for contingency plans in case Omni-Man goes rogue again, a prospect that doesn't really seem to be happening at all. In Statesman's case, Omni-Man does not really embody the ethics and teachings of traditional heroism, but also his nature as a former alien invader is something that Statesman finds uneasy to think about, given how he had to fend off against an Alien Invasion initiated by the Rikti decades ago that resulted in the deaths of many heroes. Conversely, Nolan pities the two as he thinks they could make for good allies if Batman and Statesman simply don't indulge themselves too much in being cynical about him.
- Nolan doesn't have many allies, to put it bluntly. Already a controversial figure for many, it was hard for the Viltrumite to find anyone who was willing to accept him for who he is and appreciate his road to redemption. Thankfully, Nolan was able to find two beings who personally didn't mind his past actions so long as Nolan doesn't define himself with those. Jor-El and Bardock, fellow Human Aliens with extraordinary successors. However, while their sons became a symbol of heroism and valor, Jor-El and Bardock strayed on a darker path, though were still dedicated to protecting the universe and beyond from threats wanting to assure the best for their kin. These were enough to make Nolan connect with the two and form a trio of sorts, where they are open to sharing their thoughts and perspectives either about themselves, their loved ones, and the Pantheon.
- Nolan was surprised to learn of the Saiyan race, mainly because of the many similarities they share with the Viltrumites, especially with their tactic of sending a member to a distant planet for them to conqueror in the name of their home planet, Vegeta. By extension, Nolan went on to search for Son Goku, a surviving Saiyan who would go on to protect his universe's greatest defender and his rival, also named Vegeta. Nolan respected Goku and Vegeta's power and tenacity to the extent that they ended up fighting against one another out of a competitive attitude to testing their own powers. Needless to say, the House of Time and Space had to provide maintenance due to how destructive and chaotic the fights went on. These battles furthered Nolan's praises towards Goku and Vegeta, especially with their ability to grow stronger on the brink of death, also reminding him of Allen the Alien. Goku and Vegeta are open and welcoming towards Omni-Man and outside of fighting, they'd even work together in fighting against galactic threats. It helps that Goku has, more than once, redeemed some villains that many thought were Beyond Redemption, Vegeta included.
- Turles was also keen in wanting to challenge Omni-Man, however, unlike Goku and Vegeta, who wanted to keep things competitive, but also friendly, Turles solely wanted to prove himself a superior challenger and often dukes out against Nolan, hoping that with each consecutive battle, Turles will get stronger and assuring victory at a sooner point. Nolan himself doesn't care much for the rogue Saiyan, especially considering that Turles would be the kind of guy who would be under the services of Thragg. Surprisingly, Turles digressed after learning of Thragg; Darwinistic or not, he reminds him of Frieza, and that's a red flag for him, not to mention Turles tries to be civil if given the chance. In fact, their distaste for Thragg is the one thing Omni-Man and Turles can agree on, other than just fighting against each other. Nolan also wants to quickly destroy the Tree of Might as quickly as he could, in case Turles wouldn't stop relying on it too much for his sudden increase in power and abilities.
- He has a pretty distinctive voice, something which Nolan took quick notice of. It led him to two figures, namely J. Jonah Jameson and Tenzin, who both elicited different reactions towards Omni-Man. Jameson, a harsh critic of superheroes, did not waste time razing Omni-Man for his past actions and is firm in that he is an archetypal example of how aliens can be a massive threat to humanity. That said, Jameson is wise enough to pull his opinion pieces and information back in case he is proven wrong. Tenzin, oddly enough, reminds Nolan of Mark, namely in the sense that they wanted to prove their worth as a successor. Their interactions are complicated, though Tenzin bears no ill will towards Omni-Man, instead of wishing him to be the best man he can try to be.
- He quickly became enemies with General Zod, primarily because the villainous Kryptonian is not too different from Thragg and that he's since remained unchanged about his stance of wanting to colonize planets. That said, Zod does genuinely care about the well-being of his race, unlike Thragg, who only cared about himself and his Darwinistic philosophy, but that does little for Nolan to reconsider his thoughts, still seeing Zod as a massive threat. As for Zod himself, he sees Nolan as a "more aggressive Kal-El" and someone that he would need to be aware of, given the tenacity and power of a trained Viltrumite's. Their battles against one another are noted to be brutal and unforgiving.
- Among Superman's biggest enemies, Nolan also came to see Brainiac as one of the biggest threats in the Pantheon, primarily because of his compulsive desire to collect data and knowledge via shrinking cities and destroying worlds to keep said data and knowledge exclusive to himself. The idea of Brainiac wanting to take the knowledge of Viltrum angers Nolan considerably and has made it clear that Brainiac needs to be stopped at all costs. That, and he needs to make sure the Collector of Worlds doesn't know him enough to exploit his (or generally, the Viltrumites') weakness of high-frequency sounds and the dependency of their sound equilibrium, which can cause Viltrumites, Nolan included, severe pain, disorientation, and even death if prolonged for too long.
- Omni-Man's sudden heritage regarding royalty attracted him to a mysterious audience that involved a collection of fighters fighting to the death in a tournament known as Mortal Kombat. It didn't take long before Nolan despised Shao Kahn as the usurper of Outworld's throne was someone who desired conquest and asserting might above all else, much like Thragg, in addition to Shao taking utmost delight in rendering his subjects to torture, misery, and slavery for his own amusement. Shao Kahn personally registered Omni-Man as a threat, provided he did come to blows against Superman at one point or another and prepares himself for the occasion he faces off against Nolan, claiming stealing his soul would be a great delight.
- If there is any compensation, the situation involving Shao Kahn did cause Nolan to meet up with two of his greatest enemies, his adopted daughter Kitana, and Kotal Kahn, an Aztec immigrant from Earthrealm. Both of them despised Shao for various reasons, namely that he represented everything that was against what Kotal and Kitana wanted to advocate; equality, unity, and general acknowledgment, which went against Shao's desire for conquest, self-indulgence, and lack of genuine care to anybody. Kotal and Kitana do remind Nolan of his royal lineage, and the three bonded over this matter, with Nolan promising to establish diplomatic relations between Viltrum and Outworld at some point. Through this new alliance is alerting Shao to further strengthen his armies and prepare himself.
- Nolan is but one of many examples of a dark, pessimistic take on a villainous version of Superman, though oddly enough, Omni-Man ended up being one of the more moral and upstanding ones, in spite of his sheer brutality and ruthlessness pre-redemption. As for what he thinks of others like him, he faces competition against most of them, with Homelander wanting to assert his superiority over him in some way, and he legitimately abhors The Plutonian for being a crazed Attention Whore who only wanted to be a hero solely for reputation and turned into a figurative abomination when things didn't go his way, not to mention just how insanely destructive and sadistic The Plutonian is. There is, however, some pity to be thrown towards Regime Superman, who conversely thinks that Omni-Man would have made a potentially good ally, but they can agree about Thragg being someone to oppose against, given that Regime Superman does genuinely want to protect Earth, despite his increasingly vicious and oppressive nature. Nolan thinks he should liven up and find a way to get better, otherwise, they'll be ending up throwing in more punches against one another over and over again.
- Speaking of Homelander, he showed up at Omni-Man's temple one December morning with a cup of hot cocoa on one hand, and a lasered-to-death Debbie on a chair. The Seven's leader then essentially told Omni-Man that he wasn't wanted here and wants him out. Omni-Man's calm response is to tell Homelander that he will be fed his own heart before giving him the beating of a lifetime and delivering on his promise before crushing Homelander's head, making it clear that Vought-American's top project could not hold a candle to his power. Homelander's resented the Viltrumite since then.
- Lex Luthor instantly declared Omni-Man a menace the moment the LexCorp CEO became aware of the Viltrumite's presence in the Pantheon. The fact that he was a Superman analogy, and the fact that he really was an invasive alien from another world only furthers Lex's viewpoint on the matter and seeks to destroy Omni-Man in whatever way possible, refusing to believe in the idea that he can be redeemed, especially after destroying a large portion of Chicago and killing hundreds before leaving Earth. Billy Butcher also wants to kill Omni-Man, though he is driven more by his hatred towards superhumans in general, regardless of their morality, and sees Nolan as a threat that needs to be neutralized before he ends up making things worse. Nolan himself pities Butcher for not growing past his hatred while he isn't fazed by Lex's good reputation and derides him for being the malignant narcissist that he truly is.
- Having been raised in a Darwinistic mindset, Omni-Man was quick to learn about Apocalypse, an ancient and powerful mutant whose entire life philosophy was centered around on "the weak must die and the strong shall survive". Naturally, neither like the other; Nolan finds Apocalypse to be incredibly delusional and vindictive in how he wants to achieve his goals and that his desires for a "world of the strong" is really just a bunch of powerful beings governed by him. The mutant himself is rather apathetic to Nolan's opposition of him and simply sees him as a foe, albeit a pretty strong one, worthy of being one of his Horsemen (particularly Conquest), had Omni-Man simply been an ally. By extension, Nolan also scoffs at the core ideals and goals of the Grand United Alliance of Chaos as while it's certainly more open and inviting to its members, it still shares a similar philosophy as Apocalypse and Thragg.
- His road to redemption lead him to Nagato and Obito Uchiha, two extremely powerful ninjas who headed an organization known as the Akatsuki, which they fronted (Nagato being the front whilst taking on the identity of "Pain", while Obito manipulated everything from the shadows and operated in the field as "Tobi" as a means to not arouse suspicion of his true identity). Initially, Nolan questioned the two, given that they (especially Obito) were the architects of a lot of tragedies they inflicted in their own world, though them having to prove their redemption in the Pantheon has led them in a similar route as Omni-Man himself, which intrigued him. Hence, Nolan established a good working relationship with Nagato and Obito, though he politely refused an offer to join their new organization, citing that he has his own business to carry out, though he will aid them in any time of need.
- Omni-Man also found some degree of camaraderie with Darth Vader and Kylo Ren, who were also galactic tyrants who desired what they thought was for the best, in addition to being driven and motivated by a tragedy that drove them into villainy. Additionally, they also found redemption via a loved one they grew to care about. That said, the fact that Vader and Kylo are still stuck with their Sith Garb has been a point of contention for the two, especially Vader, who finds it a painful experience to be wearing a suit that is meant to be one of life-support. The two of them saw Nolan as a relatable figure on the path to redemption and have come to support one another in a mutual series of tasks and goals. It helps that they don't have much in the way of popularity, so Nolan, Vader, and Kylo feel indebted to aiding one another, alongside other figures like Nagato and Obito, who are also mutually allies with.
- To his surprise, Omni-Man's story has been noted to be parallel to that of an alien hero and Earth immigrant known as Ultraseven. While both became heroes in their own right, Nolan was supposed to be an agent for Viltrum, biding his time until he could finally subjugate Earth to the Viltrumite Empire, whereas Ultraseven was heroic from the get-go, the one time where he Took a Level in Jerkass notwithstanding. That said, both did learn a lot of experience, namely that Nolan became more humanized and learned to appreciate altruism and family, whereas Ultraseven, whilst blending into human society as Dan Moroboshi, had to learn quickly that some humans can be vile and irredeemable, but that doesn't make the whole race bad by default. Both Nolan and Ultraseven acknowledged their parallels and the fact that they've had a son they're very much proud of. Sometimes the two will spar against each other to keep up with their powers or work together to keep the Pantheon safe and secure.
- Beyond Ultraseven, Omni-Man also found himself to be similar to Ultraman Mebius and Hawkgirl in the aspect of being an immigrant to something, though Mebius, like Ultraseven, was a hero who bided his time in adapting to Earth and it;s cultural and societal standards, while Shiera Hall was a Thanagarian mole to the Justice League in the hopes of destroying Earth to secure victory against the Gordanians. Alas, Shiera's experience with the League and other heroes mellowed her out to the point of questioning her race's motives and then fully defecting to become a true hero. Despite his mixed reputation, Nolan is openly commendable to the two of them, with Shiera being one of the few members of the League who is on good terms with him without any form of difficult communication.
- Nolan also found an unusual camaraderie in a former alien warlord named Hordak, who initially sought to conquer the galaxy by defeating Adora and her friends to assert himself as ruler of the universe, though he still exhibited a degree and respect towards his minions and close lieutenants, especially Entrapa, and fully turned away from evil when he realized just how much of a threat Horde Prime was, not to mention Horde Prime was generally dismissive of Hordak, despite the latter being the former's genetic successor of sorts. Thankfully, the two have been on a similar road in trying to be good and acknowledge that it's going to take a long time before they get there, but it's a relief to see that they have each other as good company for the moment.
- It may be a bit too late on the matter when it comes to his mortal life, but Nolan does care a good deal about his family, especially his sons Mark and Oliver, the latter which he bought along into the Pantheon as a Herald. He sometimes visits the House of Family and Relatives, where he is treated with a lot of caution, a sign that Omni-Man's villainous actions aren't forgotten about, though he's gotten used to this from this point on. If anything, he checks in on the House to attend to the presence of Debbie and Andressa and provide them with some care and comfort. Also, if Debbie's ever interested, Nolan is more than welcome to take her to the House of Love and Affection to spend some quality time there. Mark is happy to see his father try to be a lot more open towards participating in regular activities and leisures in the Pantheon.
- That said, it's best not to remind Nolan of his pre-redemption state nor the fact that he considered killing his son, but was unable to carry it out due to how Mark still had affection for him at the end of it all. These days, Nolan reserves some of his own scorn towards Abusive Parents like Ozai and Ragyo Kiryuin, mainly because Nolan himself came to understand the importance and value of family and that in spite of his own ruthlessness, he would never send his own sons out as cannon fodder, unlike Ozai and Ragyo, whom at best, only saw their children as tools to be used to advance their own gains and would damn their well-being willingly callously. That, and Ozai and Ragyo are obtuse about killing their own followers and dooming all of their subjects if it's convenient, much like Thragg. Ozai, having been somewhat humbled by his experience with Aang takes caution in dealing with Omni-Man whereas Ragyo is willing to go all-out, confident in that she has enough destructive power to kill Omni-Man.
- All sorts of alien races elicit various sorts of feelings and perspectives for Omni-Man, but it is known that he is generally feared, primarily because of his capability to destroy a planet within seconds and move on to a second planet onwards without an issue. It's something Frieza took great awareness of, if mainly because Viltrumite's are very similar to Saiyans and Kryptonians, and has since aimed to find a way to either kill Omni-Man or humble him into submission, favoring the latter as if means the Galactic Conqueror would have an additional asset in taking on his ever-growing list of threats. Nolan rebuked that Frieza, nor his brother Cooler, are having none of it and is more than willing to kill the two of them due to their very nature of destroying worlds for profit and seeing any of their soldiers and resources as expendable.
- Nolan is completely unempathetic towards the Martians and for once, nobody opposes him being more than willing to kill a large number of them if it means terrorizing them either into submission or to send a message to them about threatening the Pantheon next time. He also has gotten into fights against the Ur-Quan Kzer-Za, though they don't really hold any animosity towards Omni-Man and instead are only enemies out of their natural nature to oppose anyone as it genuinely sees anything as a threat and wants to assure that their enemies are dealt with, but also preserved for their own ends. Though Nolan is not allowing them to destroy the Pantheon's history and doesn't want to consider the possibility of what they might want to do for Viltrum if it ever does surface. And as for one of the Ur-Quan Battle Thralls, the Thraddash, as thick-headed as they are, their Might Makes Right antics on top of their inability to embrace pacifism in any manner makes him see the Thraddash as a mocking reflection of his race. After realizing that some of them wanted to join him after a period of time killing them in annoyance, he tries to avoid them as much as possible.
Sol Badguy, God of Atonement (The Guilty Gear, The Flame of Corruption, Frederick Bulsara)
- Intermediate God (Greater God in his true form)
- Symbol: The Fireseal on the Mark of the Gears
- Theme Songs: Keep Yourself Alive 1, 2, and 3, Ride the Fire, Find Your One Way, Smell of the Game, Starchaser
- Weapon of Choice: Fireseal/Fuuenken
- Alignment: Chaotic Good
- Portfolio: People With Baggage, Cauterizing and Cutting All at Once, Stoicism, Good Sentiments Hidden by Bad Words, Being Strong, Yet Smart, Standing in for the Creator
- Domains: War, Freedom, Vengeance, Fire
- Herald: Jack-O' Valentine
- Followers: Balsa
- Allies: Vash, Seras Victoria, Kenshin Himura, Dizzy, Hanzo Hasashi/Scorpion, Ichigo Momomiya (she steps in if there's any trouble pertaining to his other station), Yuji Sakai, William "B.J." Blascovicz, Booker DeWitt, Ragna the Bloodedge, Ryuko Matoi, Jotaro Kujo, Hakumen, Siegfried Schtauffen, Cecil Harvey, Human Torch, Alucard, Captain America, Yuri Lowell, Raiden (the Mortal Kombat one), Kung Jin, Ajani Goldmane, Rio
- Rivals: Ky Kiske (now friendly, after the events of Overture), Jin Kisaragi
- Enemies: I-No, Justice, Wilhelm "Deathstead" Strasse, The Millennium, Light Yagami, Nui Harime, Shinnok
- All of his followers are too busy going out, righting their wrongs. They just sign in at his temple, then leave.
- Speaks to other gods sparingly (often disparagingly), but holds Kenshin, Vash an Zuko in decent regard as fellow atoners (though he'd never say it to their faces). Openly dislikes Light Yagami for his utopian tendencies.
- Is pestered almost constantly by Dante Sparda and Kenpachi Zaraki for a fight. After the mess with GI Guy, Sol finally did respond to the two of them, engaging in a chaotic melee that set the chosen arena aflame, cut it into pieces, then scattered those pieces far and wide. Domon Kasshu and Kamina were rather impressed.
- Was briefly considered to be in the running for God of Fire, but after seeing Shigekuni Yamamoto-Genryusai in action, he turned around and walked away, muttering to himself. Even after Yamamoto's "death", and the ascension of the Human Torch, the position didn't even come to Sol's mind; what he has to deal with is a bigger issue. One has to wonder if he gave up on it, or considered the whole debate irrelevant; with him, the latter seems extremely likely.
- Has good taste in music, being a fan of Freddie Mercury and Queen. One of Sol's prized possessions from his era is their Sheer Heart Attack album.
- He's lately been seen smirking and cracking his neck while grinning. All that's left for the clue is "About damn time..."
- Is often seen with Jotaro Kujo, for various reasons. Though, Jotaro himself feels kinda uneasy since Sol sounds kinda like the guy he loathes the most.
- After hearing Ragna's fate, Sol has wondered if maybe he should be the one putting an end to him if the time comes... because he doesn't trust Jin enough. This put the two at odds.
- He's forced to pull back his words when he realized that his Dragon Install can make him more draconic and demonic the same way like Ragna
- Unlike Ragna, when it comes to being in Scorpion's house, Sol seems to get along well with the undead ninja.
- He would really prefer you to not to think too hard about his family situation. Namely, that he's Dizzy's father and therefore technically he's Ky's father-in-law. That's perhaps one reason why he's very annoyed at the many different suitors Dizzy's getting due to her popularity.
Celistia Ralgris, Goddess of Unintended Large-Scale Consequences and Guilt (Celestia Ralgris, Celes, Knight Squadron Leader)
- Lesser Goddess (Greater Goddess with Lindworm)
- Symbol: Her Sword Device
- Theme: Lack of Communication
- Alignment: Lawful Good
- Portfolio: The Ace, Adorkable, Light Is Good, Fighter With Large Breasts, Unknowingly Causing a Chain Reaction, Does Not Like Men (except maybe she does), Deeper Voice When Serious, Hidden Heart of Gold, Guilty Conscience, Wanting to Make Up For Her Mistakes
- Domains: Knighthood, Air Combat, Cause and Effect, Atonement
- Allies: Lux Arcadia, , Lisesharte Atismata, Krulcifer Einfolk, Yoruka Kirhime, Origami Tobiichi, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ahsoka Tano, Princess Celestia, Kazumi Mishima (former High Priestess), good-align deities in the House of Felines
- Enemies: Darth Sidious/Sheev Palpatine, Arcturus Mengsk, Sauron, Megatron, Celestia Ludenberg
- Rival: Cecilia Alcott
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Night Raid
- It was discovered that the destruction of the Arcadia and the fall of Lux did not happen overnight. After some research was done on the event, several of the most tactical minds of the Pantheon discovered that the event linked to one Celistia Ralgris. Before anything rash could be done, Lux quickly defended her: Celistia was the first to discover how deep the corruption of the the old empire went and informed what she found out to Lux's grandfather and her mentor, Wade Roadbelt. When Wade confronted the emperor about it, he was executed and Lux's family side was banished from the castle without warning. For the next five years Celistia would feel guilty over it and after meeting the grandson of her teacher she did whatever it took to keep Lux from fighting, even if it meant acting harshly towards him. Lux assured her that she had nothing to feel guilty about as she only did what she could do at the time.
- Happy that she ascended, Lux took her on a date to one of the House of Food's finest restaurants, using money lent to him by Bruce Wayne. As time passed, Celistia had too many drinks and stumbled to the floor when she tried to leave, and when Lux tried to catch her, he lost his footing and ended up landing on her breasts. Many gods couldn't help but laugh at the whole thing, to the embarrassment of both knights.
- Very fond of cats and spends a lot of time in the House of Felines taking care of them.
- Much like Lux, Celistia doesn't look forward to working with Night Raid. While she acknowledges the sad state of their world and that the empire they fight is no better than Arcadia, her honor as a knight prevents her from associating with the likes of them. Night Raid isn't really fond of Celistia either. At least Lux tries to be cordial with them; Celistia comes off as posturing and sanctimonious at times.
- Originally she was viewed as a man hater because of her cold and aloof attitude towards the male gender. That is not true. She is actually very shy around boys of her age group and only acts the way she does to put up a brave front. Also, as said before, strong and respectable men got her where she is now.
- One day, while continuing her studies in the House of Knowledge, she came across the famous Obi-Wan Kenobi giving a lecture to a class of knights. Seeing much of her old master in Obi-Wan, she told him about what happened to her actions. Obi-Wan, ever the wise mentor, comforted her saying she only did what she thought was right, and ultimately gave Lux the opportunity to be the hero he was always meant to be. Accepting Obi-Wan's advice, Celistia felt her burden had become lighter.
- Her conversation with Obi-Wan was overheard by Ahsoka Tano, who shared her feelings of failure towards her master. A friendship bloomed that day, and both girls agreed to do right by the masters they lost and the friends they still have.
- Sees a kindred spirit in Origami Tobiichi, as they were both consumed by guilt from the loss of a loved one and only found redemption in the hands of the men they loved.
- Being the third Celistia to join the Pantheon, it is only natural she interacts with the other two.
- She gets along swimmingly with Princess Celistia, who finds her chivalry and honor admirable. Even so, she thinks Ralgris takes things so seriously (likely a side-effect of attempting to atone for her mistakes) and encourages her to spend some time relaxing with her friends.
- Celistia Ludenberg is an entirely different story. Aware of her Lack of Empathy and self-inflicted lies, Ralgris has proclaimed she will stop her if she ever lays a finger on Lux. Ludenberg, for now, has kept away from Ralgris, but doesn't rule out the opportunity to manipulate her for her own ends.
- Felt proud that Lux defeated Ichika Orimura in a simulated duel, owing his victory to his honor and skill as a Drag-Knight. Cecilia Alcott took issue with this, claiming Lux only got lucky and Ichika deserved that victory. Unwilling to let this insult stand, Celistia challenged her to a battle. While Cecilia gave Celistia some trouble with her sniper skills, the Lindworm's superior speed and short-range teleportation ultimately won the fight. Relations between the two have been chilly ever since.
- Has earned enemies in Darth Sidious and Arcturus Mengsk, considering them no better than the emperor her master tried to stop. For that reason, she has associated with Jim Raynor in his fight against Mengsk.
- Also has a seat in the house of Character Actions.
Oichi, Goddess of Guilt and Apology (Ichi, The Demon Queen, Night Whisperer)
- Lesser Goddess (can reach Intermediate-tier powers when near Nagamasa)
- Symbol: The Azai Crest◊ cradled by a pair of black hands
- Theme Music: Nemure hi no Hana, Demons Raining Down from Heaven, Kanegasaki Dream Battle (Teppen default remix and Sengoku Machine Armor remix)
- Alignment: True Neutral (can lean toward all shades of Chaotic depending on her mood and whoever affects her the most)
- Portfolio: Apologizing, Super Tragic, Tear Jerking Life, Not-So-Evil Dark Power, Being Walked Over, Uncanny Valley Girl, Yandere, Voice of Mamiko Noto
- Domains: Darkness, Emotion, Love
- Allies: Azai Nagamasa (her husband), Midna, Setsuko Ohara, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Nodoka Miyazaki, Litchi Faye-Ling, Jigglypuff, Lynette Bishop
- Enemies: Oda Nobunaga (her brother)
- The first thing she did after ascending was APOLOGIZING for all of the breaks that Setsuko suffered... even if she didn't do it. "Everything is Ichi's fault..."
- At least had the gall to call out Mildred back in the day when she was evil, saying that her light is a lie.
- Was once the plaything of her evil brother, but when she was deified, many good Gods made sure that she was freed from her brother's clutches. It still didn't stop her from apologizing for the atrocities that her brother ordered her to commit.
- She wanders the Pantheon as something of a blank slate, wanting a friend to hug... with her giant demon claws. She may have found what she is looking for in either Lord Happy (Ieyasu) or Lord Grumpy (Mitsunari).
- Left a good portion of the Pantheon speechless when she single-handedly stopped her brother's attempt at genocide and even subdued him back to his throne. Perhaps the most startling of all, was that she didn't breathe a single word of apology or guilt over the action.
- An untimely encounter with Nodoka Miyazaki has left her in tears of joy induced by the level of warmth, compassion and optimism she saw in the bookworm's heart. Out of sheer gratitude, she and Nodoka (who shares a similar voice with her) developed a sisterly bond, with the latter frequently visiting her and encouraging her to fill heart with more happiness, and not to lose her hope to find her beloved husband. Given her tendency to nickname people, Honya-chan came into her mind almost immediately, to the surprise of Nodoka.
- As of now, calmly waits for her dear husband Azai Nagamasa to join her in the Pantheon. The rest of the Gods do their best to search for him, because sweet heavens know what would befall the Pantheon in any event she snaps.
- Thankfully, she was informed that Nagamasa himself has made it to the Pantheon. What commenced was a grand uninterrupted re-enactment of their original wedding that made Oichi really, really happy. Still didn't stop her to apologize for anything that goes wrong, that's just her, we think...
- When around Jigglypuff, she takes a form of a MUCH more positive persona of herself to the point you wonder if the two of them really are the same person.
- Regarding that, her Koei-self which predated that, is more than willing to help her more depressed self in anyway possible, even offering her universe's version of Azai Nagamasa to give her a bit more encouragement than the other one would.
Siegfried Schtauffen, God of Angsting Over Terrible Sins (Azure Knight, Nightmare (formerly), A Soul in the Purgatory)
- Lesser God, borderline Intermediate (Intermediate God, borderline Greater either as Nightmare or when possessing Soul Calibur)
- Symbol: His default sword Requiem
- Theme Music: "Forsaken Sanctuary, "Destiny Will Tell", "Till Fate Writes My Epitaph"
- Alignment: Currently Neutral Good, formerly Chaotic Evil when possessed by Soul Edge.
- Portfolio: Giant Sword Fighting with Surprisingly Confusing Battlestyle, Compensating Speed over Power and Defense, Repenting for One's Sins which he Deeply Regrets, Accidentally Killed his Father, Cynical Heroes (Who Used to be Idealistic), An Ice Person, Empowered Badass Normal, Long-Haired Pretty Boy, Choosing to Fight Against Soul Edge despite his ongoing Regret and Shame
- Domains: Heroes, War, Redemption, Tragedy, Sins, Corruption, Amends
- Heralds: The Schwarzwind Band, most notably Salia Oldschmidt
- High Priest: Max Damage
- Followers: Kyoichiro Kuroi/Kamen Rider 3
- Allies: Hildegard von Krone, Sophitia Alexandra, Cassandra Alexandra, Cloud Strife, Siegfried, Sol Badguy, Kuai Liang/Sub-Zero, Raiden, Hal Jordan/Green Lantern, Origami Tobiichi, Guts, Link, Jin Kazama, Aragorn, Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, Tyrion, Teclis, Tommy Oliver, Ventus,
- Odd Friendship: Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, Al Simmons/Spawn, Kratos
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Grøh
- Enemies: Nightmare, Tira, Cervantes de León, Sauron, Saruman, Arthas Menethil, Lord Drakkon, Ganondorf, Malebolgia, The Godhand, Griffith, Garlic Jr., Vanitas, Kazuya Mishima, Heihachi Mishima
- Interests: Algol, Zasalamel
- On Speaking Terms With: Oedipus, Dr. Henry Jekyll
- Unknown Relation: Hakumen
- Opposes: Soul Calibur
- Siegfried Schtauffen was once the young son of a royal knight of the Roman Empire, Frederick. His pathway led to a different turn as Siegfried opted to join a band of bandits known as the Schwarzwind. Soon rising up to become the groups leader, they determined that a band of knights had abandoned their crusade in a civil war in the Roman Empire and that they decided to attack them as a retribution for abandoning their fights, in addition to looting their possessions for themselves. They did just that... only for Siegfried to realized that their leader, whom he decapitated was his own father. This drove Siegfried into deep despair and this led him into an obsession to find the fabled sword, Soul Edge, after being promised that said blade may allow him to reunite with his father. He did manage to fight his way to the blade after a climactic battle between it's former owner, Cervantes de León, and two women, Sophitia Alexandra and Taki, who were sent out to destroy the weapon. The moment Siegfried laid a finger on what was left of Soul Edge, the blade immediately took the opportunity to possess Siegfried and take over his mind and body. Rebranding itself as Nightmare, the possessed Siegfried became a force of terror, corrupting others to become crazed demonic beings called Malfested and laying waste and ruin to countless settlements. However, the efforts of a trio of wandering warriors from Asia managed to defeat Nightmare and separate Soul Edge from Siegfried, who became horrified and traumatized by the actions he had committed as Nightmare. Realizing that he cannot turn back, Siegfried took the opportunity to arm himself and set off on a path to redemption, making it his life's goal to destroy a resurfaced Nightmare and Soul Edge once and for all in a bid to atone for his father's accidental murder and his actions as Nightmare.
- Siegfried's tale has been an exhausting and long one, and he's all too aware of this. However, things became more complicated there was the existence of another timeline where Siegfried had just become free of Nightmare's influence but had yet to take possession of Soul Calibur nor deal the finishing blow to the Azure Knight that put an end to him for around 17 years. The one thing that has remained consistent is that he aims for redemption based on the actions he committed, but still feels shaken up by it and is prone to lashing out and angsting over them. As a result, his ascension in the Pantheon was a complicated case; the Siegfried here is from the new timeline, though is not really aware of the original one, with Zasalamel and Cassandra being the only two individuals from his universe to be aware of the existence of both timelines. As of now, Siegfried takes up a lonely residence in a wholly new realm and is adamant in finding peace for himself. Though little does he know, he will be meeting up with a few kindred spirits and those who are willing to relate and understand him.
- While Siegfried is normally by himself, he did consider Schwarzwind to be close companions to him, to the point where they were bought along as his personal heralds. As of now, due to Siegfried's absence, one of his closest confidants, Salia Oldschmidt, took up the leadership role until he comes back and it's been hinted that her relationship with Siegfried may go a little deeper than what's expected. Though Siegfried has made it clear that he does value his companions and is willing to defend them if given the opportunity. That, and despite his insistency of wanting to be left alone, he admits that sometimes a good company can keep him lively for a short time. If anything, the only reason he is so distant is that he feels as if Nightmare still has some sort of hold towards him and he doesn't want to endanger anyone, something which has proven to be very difficult for Siegfried to handle.
- Even before arriving in the Pantheon, Siegfried was already accustomed to learning about visitors and individuals from other worlds and realms stumbling across another, and he's already familiar enough with those who instinctively ended up fighting against others from Siegfried's world, though at the end of the day, there's no sense of animosity between each other and they ended up leaving either in good or on neutral terms. Siegfried is contend with the fact that at the very least, they didn't fall prey to the temptations of Soul Edge and it's corruptive nature, something which he speaks out from experience. And the fact that it is in the Pantheon alongside Nightmare means that Siegfried is all the more determined to put a stop to the cursed blade before it potentially poisons the Pantheon's residents to malevolence and insanity, prompting them to destroy one another for the sake of their souls to be consumed by an evil sword.
- To his surprise, Siegfried ended up forming some kind of understanding with three individuals who once visited their world. Unlike most individuals who tended to either oppose Kratos for damning Olympus and take out his rage disproportionately, Siegfried was able to directly approach and offer the Ghost of Sparta some form of condolences, stating that the road to redemption is also a pathway that he is pursuing. The fact that Kratos killed his daughter in a blind frenzy was eerily similar to Siegfried's murder of his own father was not lost on the latter, rather it furthered the fact that they were able to understand one another on an emotional level to a good degree. Not to mention Kratos is wanting to better himself by trying to mentor his son, Atreus into becoming a better person than he is, which Siegfried respected. Though he may not know it for now, he did attempt to reform Schwarzwind into a mercenary group dedicated to opposing Soul Edge in the original timeline.
- Al Simmons was a CIA Officer who had willingly and remorselessly committed crimes and terrible actions, until he himself was betrayed and killed. He went to hell for what he did and while he returned as a Hellspawn, he became wracked with guilt over what he had done and took steps into becoming a better person by becoming an Anti-Hero known as Spawn and serving as a guardian for a homeless community. Spawn himself was no stranger to Soul Edge, having personally fought against the Evil Weapon before. This intrigued Siegfried and the two related to one another regarding terrible acts and their remorse over them. Though Al is rather conflicted on whether redemption is possible for him or not as while he sometimes think he isn't, his friends and supporters say otherwise. Regardless, Spawn supports Siegfried on his journey and entruysts him to succeed where he has failed.
- Another surprising friendship came in the form of Anakin Skywalker, a former Jedi Knight who fell to the Dark Side and rechristened himself into Darth Vader by the end of the Clone Wars, after which he established himself as a Sith Lord and one of the most feared beings in the galaxy. However, despite his reputation and actions, Vader indulged in self-loathing and initially believed himself to be incapable of redemption, that was, until he encountered his long-lost son, Luke, who managed to convince Vader to turn back and redeem himself, which Vader was able to do, shortly before he died. While in the Pantheon, Anakin remained in his suit, but chooses not to be called Vader personally as he no longer wanted to be associated with his time as a Galactic Empire enforcer. Siegfried feels the same way, although he feels haunted by his actions as Nightmare and admits that it's not an easy thing to move on from. Anakin is open to helping out Siegfried whenever possible as a result which he feels thankful for.
- He has a great deal of admiration towards Link, seeing him as an Ideal Hero, accounting to the fact that he never gave into the evils of Hyrule and always providing a beacon of hope for his world. The fact that the Master Sword actually housed a benevolent figure named Fi was not something unfamiliar with Siegfried, given the situation regarding Soul Edge and Soul Calibur, and unfortunately, the latter also turned out to be just as devious as its predecessor as well as Siegfried returning the favor in aiding Link against his issues and foes, most notably Ganondorf. Link is very eager to help out Siegfried in combating Soul Edge as well as finding atonement for him. Link's selfless attitude also reminds Siegfried of Sophitia, which arguably helped in him getting along with the Hero of Time.
- While Siegfried has struggled with willpower despite his determined nature to atone for his actions and destroying Soul Edge, the Green Lantern Corps see him as someone who is capable of possessing a Green Lantern Ring as they believe Siegfried has the capability to overcome great fear. At one point, Siegfried did encounter Hal Jordan and was initially wary of what a Green Lantern was capable of. Initially defensively hostile, Hal was quick to explain the situation, though Siegfried stated that while Hal and his organization are heading for a noble cause, he doesn't see himself as someone working for an intergalactic organization focused on peacekeeping. That said, the two did bond when Siegfried found out that Hal went through a similar predicament as he did; he was driven by the grief of losing Coast City and out of anger at being denied bringing back what he loved, he attacked his corps and took over their Central Battery Core, becoming Parallax and aiming to destroying the universe so that he could remake it in his own vision. Though he did recover and felt guilty over what he did. He made his own attempt in redemption, which came in the form of restoring the Green Lantern Corps and has since strived to be the hero he was meant to be. This felt inspiring enough for Siegfried and he thanked Hal for giving him motivation, though he secretly feels as if he's going to have to try harder to earn the atonement he aims for.
- Given his experience on Soul Edge, Siegfried felt incredibly intimidated by Sauron and The One Ring once he got around to learn about it. The fact that the Ring was a conscious, malevolent entity in the shape of an object, much like Soul Edge itself was enough to declare that and Sauron as dire enemies that he would have to face off against at some point. By extension, he also got around to meet with Aragorn, a ranger and heir to the throne of Gondor who was part of a Fellowship to destroy The One Ring. While Aragorn felt at unease by Siegfried's actions, he was able to tell that his goal for atonement was genuine and hoped him for the best. Siegfried also managed to strike an Odd Friendship with Bilbo and Frodo Baggins; they understood the burdens of being corrupted and having to destroy a great evil as well as having to bear emotional losses, though Siegfried feels as if Frodo accomplished a greater feat them himself and openly shows him a lot of respect, though Frodo and Bilbo affirmed that he shouldn't beat himself up too much regarding his struggle with the past and Soul Edge. Siegfried has since told them that he's trying for now.
- Oddly enough, Siegfried finds himself sympathizing with Oedipus, despite their notable differences. Both of them did kill their fathers unexpectedly and unknowingly and it has haunted them ever since. While Oedipus doesn't really have much to offer to Siegfried regarding his aim for redemption, he does state that he is open to having a conversation with him and trying to get along. Seeing as he's one of the few figures who knows how it's like killing a loved one out of pure coincidence, Siegfried doesn't mind, though he does admit that Oedipus having a sexual encounter with his own mother was hard to stomach, even if that too came off as accidental. On the other hand, Origami Tobiichi was a complicated case; she was motivated by the death of her parents, which led her to hating Spirits as one of them was responsible for their deaths... except that Origami was a Spirit herself and she was the one who killed her own parents, a fact that she didn't take very well. Of course, Siegfried found some relatability in that regard and tries to attend her presence in an effort to talk and comfort her. Origami has felt some solace over having a new friend, whom she can also fight alongside with, even though Origami already had a company that helped her to open up and move on from her hatred towards Spirits.
- While the topic of Patricide is obviously sensitive to Siegfried, he is actually quite used to having to hear similar tales regarding others. One such was the circumstances of the Mishima Family, which started when Heihachi chose to imprison his father, Jinpachi, in order to seize leadership of the Mishima Zaibatsu organization and later throw his son, Kazuya, off a cliff just to see if he was strong enough to survive. And then he also tried to backstab and kill his grandson, Jin to protect his position in the company, but also because he was afraid of the Devil Gene that Jin and Kazuya had possessed, which was passed down by Heihachi's wife, Kazumi, whom Heihachi killed regrettably. Of course, Seigfried is not fond of Heihaci for obvious reasons, and despite wanting to reason with Kazuya, the fact that he was willing to embrace the Devil Gene means that Seigfried has no choice but to fight against him. On the other hand, he and Jin got along as they share each others' burdens of feeling alienated, possessing a demonic power that tends to be out of their control, and for committing terrible actions that they wish they could make amends with. While he doesn't like to admit it, Siegfried does get why Jin wants to kill his father though he'd rather state that he finds some peace, which Jin also reciprocates with mutual respect.
- During a lone travel around the Pantheon, Siegfried randomly came across Tommy Oliver. The two were quick to register one another as warriors, though their curiosity piqued when the two began to learn more about each other. Suddenly, they were attacked a group of enemies which they quickly fended off, after which Siegfried became aware of what exactly a Power Ranger is. As the two spent some time together, they realized how both of them were on a road to redemption, though Tommy has since accomplished his a long time ago whereas Siegfried's was still ongoingnote . This helped to respect and see each other as worthy comrades and ever since then, the two have been willing to help out one another at some points, with Tommy sincerely wishing Siegfried luck.
- Speaking of which, Siegfried would also come to learn about Lord Drakkon, a version of Tommy from an alternate universe where he willingly chose to become evil and revel in his actions, not caring about the consequences and wanting to prove himself to be the ideal iteration of Tommy Oliver, much to everyone's disgust. When it comes to Siegfried, Drakkon sees him as an enemy under the simple fact of him being a friend to Tommy, but Siegfried sees him as a reflection of what if Siegfried didn't regret killing his father and willingly chose to reobtain Soul Edge upon being freed from it's influence, a though that he obviously doesn't like. It's no surprise that Siegfried actively opposes Lord Drakkon, not just because he's a delusion madman who is willing to destroy multiverses, but also because of the fact that he reminds Siegfried of what he potentially could have been had he thought atonement was a waste.
- He was suddenly attacked by Vanitas, who personally saw Siegfried as a magnet of negative emotions whom he could use to further his creation of Unversed, something which Siegfried did not take kindly to and they became enemies ever since. That said, he didn't learn that like Nightmare, Vanitas was actually a malignant manifestation of something, that is until word of mouth between Siegfried and Vanitas's fights caught the attention of Ventus who was quick to encounter and quickly befriend Siegfried. It was also here where he found out the true nature of Vanitas's existence, considering that Vanitas initially used to be a manifestation of Ventus's negative emotions, which came into it's own being after they were forcibly cast out by Ventus's former master, Xehanort. As a result, Siegfried was open to bonding with and fighting alongside Ventus as well has having more reasons to oppose Vanitas as the last thing Siegfried expects is Vanitas choosing to align with Nightmare and/or covet Soul Edge due to their rather similar origins.
- Became well-associated with Guts, a feat that only a few beings in the Pantheon can claim due to Guts's solitary nature in part due to him being branded by the Godhand, which attracts demonic beings known as Apostles who want to personally hunt down and kill him. That said, Guts has been working on his personal issues and has come to form his own group of comrades and close friends, all of whom he cares deeply for and serve as an anchor for his emotional and psychological well-being. Guts sees Siegfried as a kindred spirit of sorts, both being men who have been burdened by tragic circumstances outside of their control and being forced into fighting for a great evil, though Guts has found more reasons for living besides revenge whereas Siegfried is currently trapped in his own goals. Additionally, both can understand why they remain distant from others as they feel that they would attract evil beings into their presence, which would endanger those around them. In spite of that, Siegfried seems to be open to tagging along with Guts as he feels that he seems to be the sort of company that he could really immerse himself into.
- Speaking of revenge, Siegfried got to learn about Griffith and the Godhand from Guts and immediately took to being wary about them. Due to him being very considerate of Schwarzwind, Siegfried despised Griffith for selling out his own group, the Band of the Hawk, to Apostles just so he can become a Godhand and acheive his dreams at the expense of everyone he supposedly looked after and inspired. That, and the fact that the Apostles may not be all that different from Malfested due to them being corrupted individuals who desire to kill, except Apostles chose to become what they are as opposed to Malfested who were simply corupted and driven insane by the presence and influence of Soul Edge. As a result, Siegfried found Gut's desire for revenge against Griffith justified as the former was also a member of the Band and was inspired by the latter, as well as affirming his opposition against whatever Apostles comes in his way as well as the Godhand.
- Siegfried's goal of redemption attracted the intrigue of a mysterious individual known as Hakumen, whose own goal is to maintain justice as a "True Hero". Though antagonistic, Hakumen takes no pleasure in it, only doing what he has to do out of duty and necessity. Hakumen makes it clear that he doesn't have much of an interest when it comes to Siegfried's path to atonement, though his past means that he could become a grave threat if left unchecked, hence he has him as a target to fight against. By extension, Hakumen also wants to see if Siegfried is actually worthy in his aim for redemption, hence his focus on fighting him, though Siegfried woud rather keep his distance. There is some pity to be had, given that Hakumen is actually a future version of Jin Kisaragi, who was obsessively driven to kill his brother, Ragna out of misfortunes that cost Jin a chance for a normal life and being a good person. That said, while they aren't on good terms, Hakumen will give in to respect Siegfried if the latter defeats the former in a swordfight.
Soichiro Yagami, God of Oblivious Guilt Slinging (Chief Yagami, Deputy Director, Yonjuro Asahi, James Turner)
- Symbol: His mustache
- Theme Song: This
- Alignment: Lawful Good
- Portfolio: Heroic Dad to Evil Son, By-the-Book Cop, Absolute Integrity, Oblivious Guilt Slinging, Papa Didn't Raise No Criminal, A Father to His Men, The McCoy, Paragons, Shinigami Eyes, Dies With Peace on His Mind
- Domains: Integrity, Scruples, The Police, Fathers
- Heralds: The rest of the Kira Task Force officers (Shuichi Aizawa, Kanzo Mogi, Touta Matsuda, Hideki Ide, Hirokazu Ukita)
- Allies: L, Near, The Judge, Alex J. Murphy, Samuel Vimes, Ned Stark, Batman, Mystery Incorporated, Kenzo Tenma, Clark Kent, Rem, Sybil Pandemik, Hidemi Hondou
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Mello
- Enemies: Light Yagami (his son), Ryuk, Nikolai Dmitri Bulgyn, Dark Judges, Manfred Von Karma, Atrocitus, Dexter Morgan, Jason Todd
- Opposes: The Basterds, Indigo-1, Frank Castle
- The head of the Japanese Task Force, Soichiro Yagami was a man valued by the police for his integrity and compassion. He was put on the task of finding the identity of Kira, a mysterious Serial Killer who could kill with a face and a a name. Unknown to him, Kira was Light Yagami, his own son. That being said, Light was a big suspect, which Soichiro always tried to disprove.
- Most interpretations of him die believing that Light isn't Kira. Some do not. One way or another, post-mortem he learnt the Awful Truth. Learning his son Light Yagami has become a member of the pantheon was a deep blow, but not enough to keep him from entering it and continuing the Kira case. Kira has started slumping around and looking more ragged, as he's really worried he might have to kill his dad.
- For the fact that Light was the reason that led up to their deaths, he got off with a rather amiable relationship with Rem herself, as they both pity each other as they died for different reasons (Rem was for her human she grew attached to, Misa, while Yagami died trying to prove his son's innocence that wasn't there.) He also promised her that while Misa will be arrested if caught, he'll have her seek psychiatric therapy, as she can classify under a "mental illness" which impaired her judgment.
- Technically speaking, since he died with them, Soichiro still has the Shinigami Eyes from when he had made that deal with Ryuk. He just doesn't bring it up often, only using it to identify strangers by name if they introduce themselves under a different name, or other such things. He's certainly not touching a Death Note ever again, even if Rem offered.
- While his given house is Emotion, Soichiro feels more welcome in the House of Justice, getting along with the numerous good-aligned members there. They consider him an honorary member of their house. He's rather angry about the number of evil gods that dwell in the House of Justice. He has no idea how the Dark Judges managed to even be allowed entry there, let alone become members.
- Gets along a lot with Batman, seeing him as an older and more scrupled L. Oddly enough, he's also gotten Mystery Inc. to help in detective work. Yagami's time with Batman is usually to try and capture Jason Todd due to his vigilante ways.
- In the pantheon, Soichiro's biggest friend is Edddard "Ned" Stark. The two share a powerful friendship, born out of their shared integrity, and understanding out of how it led to their respective deaths. The elder Yagami also deeply admires Kenzo Tenma for his amazing integrity and kindness, which manages to surpass both him and Ned's.
- It doesn't matter how much of an Asshole Victim someone may be, Soichiro doesn't believe one should kill them unless it's done legally and by the book. This has made him a bane of many ruthless vigilantes, notably Dexter Morgan for being "much like Kira." In addition, he disagrees with Indigo-1's solution of HeelFace Brainwashing. One of the elder Yagami's greatest ideological foes in the pantheon is Atrocitus, who he considers a psychopath using the pretense of Pay Evil unto Evil to justify his anger and the enslavement of the corps. This pissed off Atros massively, and while the leader of the Red Lanterns chose not to act with violence(mainly to prove a point), he did leave a scathing remark:
Atros: SOICHIRO!!! You dare compare me to the criminal trash you deal with? You dare implicate me as like your bastard of a son?! Your "justice" is tiny. You do not know true crime, true atrocity. I watched my entire species turn to bones and ash because of the corrupted programming of robots. A sector of space painted in the blood of trillions, by the stupidity of self-appointed "justice." Your methods were outdated before your ancestors walked up on land.
- Superman would later comfort Soichiro for his work. The two later had a coffee, having formed a friendship.
- Though he opposes the Punisher and what he stands for, Frank Castle refuses to harm Soichiro due to his Incorruptible Pure Pureness.
- He once mistook Hayate Yagami as a possible relative, but this was later dismissed as a coincidence.
- Met up with Sybil Pandemik after Sam and Max's suggestion on meeting the Trope Namer of the trope he's assigned to. He doesn't know what to think of her, due to her associations with the Freelance Police, but hopes that she finds a job that she likes.
Karin Maaka, Goddess of Embarrassment
- Quasideity (Lesser Goddess if going berserk)
- Symbol: A Red Flower dripping with Blood.
- Alignment: Lawful Good
- Portfolio: High Pressure Nosebleeds, Luminescent Blushing, Friendly Neighborhood Vampire (and an unorthodox one, at that, even by her world's standards), Cute Little Fangs, Gag Boobs, Inelegant Blubbering, Shrinking Violet, Daywalking Vampire
- Domains: Embarrassment, Blushing, Unusual Vampires, Blood
- Herald: Kenta Usui (her future husband).
- Allies: Sorin Marko
- Avoids: most other vampires, the Puella Magi
- Being the token powerless member of her family, Karin has gone on record saying she's absolutely stunned that someone like herself managed to become a GODDESS. Of course, she finds her title pretty embarrassing...
- Tries to stay out of her own house most of the time, by virtue of the more depressed gods and goddesses there setting her blood off. Avoids most of the Puella Magi like the plague as well: their level of misfortune triggers a truly MASSIVE nosebleed almost instantaneously, while she usually has a couple of seconds of warning to try to hold it in. About the only member of the Puella Magi she can safely be around is Madoka Kaname herself, and even then her blood gets a little jumpy.
- To say nothing of The White: she actually lost enough blood to go into shock when she encountered them. Luckily, Flynn managed to bail her out and she made a full recovery in short order.
- Has proven in times of extreme strain, usually if she holds her blood in for too long, to actually have a couple of the powers other vampires do, such as enhanced strength, senses, and telekinesis. The extent of her hidden abilities are unknown, as Karin tries to avoid this state if possible: it has the side effect of her going completely berserk.
- Terrified to the point of borderline comatose of Alucard. The latter mostly ignores her, not considering her a threat worth killing.
- Has forged an Odd Friendship with Sorin Markov of the House of Magic. Sorin has actually offered to teach Karin Blood Magic, considering how much of the stuff she has to work with. Karin has declined for the time being, but said she'd think about it.
- Takes periodic trips to the House of Health and Diseases to donate blood. She's considered a dream come true in that regard: she has a far quicker recovery time than other donors, meaning she can donate more often, her blood can be received by almost anyone, and those who get a transfusion of her blood are less susceptible to complications after the fact.