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The Slaughterhouse

The House of Slaughter can be classified and seen through many different perspectives, including a guild of assassinations, a massive assassination network, an ever-increasing stockpile of weapons with the intent to kill as well as holstering weapons of mass destruction, a collection of killers and butchers, a lake's worth of pools of blood, a coven dedicated to butchering and mutilation, and whatever leads down to the topic of graphically obscene actions and performances. Evidently, it is one of the most controversial places in the Pantheon no thanks to the topic, theme, and general appearance.

Also known as Stóra Sláturhúsiðnote , this House is actually an assortment of any industry that is dedicated to the act of killing, but it gets its name for what it is most famous for; a gigantic factory and market that manufactures, displays, and offers mountains worth of fresh corpses that are either untouched, bruised, slashed considerably, mutilated to the point of unrecognition, and spare body parts, all to be used as a way of demonstration for lots of questionable acts in regards to jobs and professions. Many residential workers take pride in their work, though they do admit that they are mainly there for the job and that butchering and dissection are what they're best at, not really acting out on malice. Still, it doesn't stop them from being associated with the most depraved of the Pantheon, much to their dismay. The House has a professional relationship with the House of Death and Postmortem as this is where much of the supplies of bodies tend to come from, courtesy of deceased bodies and organs that are stored and retrieved from morgues. This has generated controversy of sorts as some believe that the butcher's do not respect the deceased, though the butchering employees have stated that this is not an appropriate response on acting like this towards those who are only doing their job, in addition to stating that some of the dissection may prove useful in potentially saving someone's life via stacking up a collection of organ donors.

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This House also has a large network dedicated to the establishment, residence, and influence of all sorts of killers and murderers, up to and including serial murderers, assassins, those who are willing to use weapons of mass destruction, and those who possess the power to annihilate societies and worlds. It should be noted that, unless they have an addition to blood and dissecting bodies, they mostly spend their time outside of the House unless there is a committee to be a part of or they need some space to reside in. The most infamous part is a large underground labyrinth in which torturers and live mutilators tend to take residence, seeing as due to the isolated nature of their environment, they can take as much pleasure as they can in making their victims suffer whilst they get a kick out of torturing them and making them desperate and miserable as they die. The torture labyrinths are very unpopular, even by the standards of its own House as outside of the most absolutely depraved, nobody, not even those who are accustomed to witnessing dead bodies and mutilated parts are willing to give it a visit.

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The House is also very well-known for having a thick, metallic stench, which has since become a part of its atmosphere. It's not hard to recognize that this is the smell of blood and that it's become a part of the House's overall environment. Surprisingly, there are a number of deities and residents who find the scent to be alluring and addictive, even for those who aren't into the idea of consuming bloodnote . Naturally, it's a vacation site of sorts for the Hall of Vampires due to most of them having a compulsive thirst for blood.

Overall, the Stóra Sláturhúsið, despite its horrifying appearance and nature, is generally a neutral placenote  that does have its role to fulfill in the Pantheon and the organ donor storage has even led to an amicable relationship with the House of Health and Diseases. Even so, the House doesn't remain a popular spot for visitations because to simply put, it's a House dedicated to all sorts of mutilating and bloody actions and the number of scary features and looks that it's got its notoriety for. There are security surveillances that are installed around the House as a means to make sure crimes aren't being committed and that bloody organs and bits aren't stolen for one's nefarious intent. The House doesn't really mind this, understanding the motives and intent behind it, though torture fetishists find this notion incredibly grating as it means their hobbies are further stunted from being done more freely.

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The Killing Trinity

    Atros/Atrocitus 
With blood and rage of crimson red,

Ripped from a corpse so freshly dead,

Together with our hellish hate,

We'll burn you all—that is your Fate!

Atros, The Violent Red God (Atrocitus, Butcher, The Red Lantern, Lord and Master of the Red Lantern Corps, Wrath, Hate, Righteous Vengeance)

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  • Intermediate God (Greater God when serving as a host to The Butcher)
  • Symbol: The Red Lantern icon
  • Theme Song: The Destiny of Atrocitus
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
  • Portfolio: Revenge and Unstoppable Rage, Will Never Stop in Pursuing and Exacting Vengeance, Well-Intentioned Extremist, Blood as a Weapon, Anti-Hero or Anti-Villain Depending on the Writer, Badassery with or without the Ring, Blood Magic, Red Is Violent, Is as Powerful and Reflexive as he is Intelligent and Manipulative, An Average Man Made Psychotic and Vengeful from Tragedy, Seen as a Demon, Leader of a Berserk Corps (While Retaining his own Will), Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds, 3.5 Billion Years Old
  • Domain: Anger, Rage, Blood, Battle, Tragedy, Vigilantism, Vengeance
  • Heralds: His fellow Red Lantern Corps Members
  • Patron: The Butcher
  • Pet: Dex-Starr
  • Allies: Lordgenome, Bruce Banner/The Hulk, Frank Castle/The Punisher, Afro Samurai, The Dinobots, Bloody Marie, Painwheel, Edmond Dantes, Murky, Kokonoe Mercury
  • Potential Lantern Recruits: Maul, Sasuke Uchiha, Carrie White, Alith Anar, Hanzo Hasashi/Scorpion, John Wick, Roberta, Beatrix Kiddo, Van, Arya Stark, Khan Noonien Singh
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: The Other Lantern Corps, Team Dai-Gurren, Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, Son Goku, Vegeta, Optimus Prime, The Sailor Guardians
  • Enemies: Krona, The Anti-Spiral, YHVH, Sheev Palpatine, Nekron, Brainiac, Darkseid, Griffith, Evolto/Kamen Rider Evolt, Killbas, Ragyo Kiryuin, Nui Harime, Unicron, Megatron, Frieza, Cooler, Baby, Dead Moon Circus, Asdrubael Vect, Fabius Bile, Ezekyle Abbadon, SKYNET and Terminators by Extension, AM, Yuuki Terumi
  • Opposes: Ganthet, Khorne, Galactus, Regime Superman, Masato Kusaka/Kamen Rider Kaixa, Ren Hakuryuu, Gustavo Fring, Sōta Sarushiro/Simon Keyes, House of Hatred and Rancor, Anyone who Advocates or Represents Lawful Evil, Malignant Artificial Intelligences, or Commits Acts For the Evulz.
  • Opposed By: Kara Zor-El/Supergirl, Clark Kent/Superman, Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Bruce Wayne/Batman, Space and Lost Galaxy Power Rangers, The Space Sheriffs, The God-Emperor of Mankind and the Imperium of Man, The Doom Slayer
  • On Speaking Terms With: Angela and Roland, Eddie Brock/Venom, The Venom Symbiote, Flash Thompson/Agent Venom, Norrin Radd/Silver Surfer
  • Respects: Saint Bro'dee Walker, Guts, Sakura Matou, Kratos, The Saint of Killers, Agni, Asura, Akame, Night Raid, Marik Ishtar
  • Pities: Alma Wade, Malygos
  • Pitied By: J'onn J'onnz/Martian Manhunter, Aang
  • Additional Relationships: Anger, Odio
  • Long ago, Atrocitus was once Atros, a simple man of Ryut who led an ordinary family life and a decent profession. That was until the Manhunters turned on all life, slaughtering everyone in his sector. Ever since that day, he has been Atrocitus, swearing revenge on the Guardians and their Green Lanterns for not only playing a role in his suffering but also for not upholding their standards as protectors of the cosmos, establishing a splinter organization known as the Five Inversions, representing the five survivors of Ryut. Eventually, following the Sinestro Corps War, Atrocitus would establish a creed and, creating a Lantern Power Battery via rage and blood, killed the remaining members of the Five Inversions to power it up. In doing so, Atrocitus created the Red Lantern Rings and became the first member and leader of his namesake Corps, now dedicated to finding like-minded individuals who have succumbed to rage and grief, whom Atrocitus saw as notable candidates for his Red Lantern Corps. Due to the rise of the Black Lanterns and numerous other events, Atrocitus has had to team up with the other Lantern Corps despite their difference, even including the successor of one of the Green Lanterns he killed, Abin Sur, and Thaal Sinestro, whom the two had a harsh enmity against each other. As of now, he's decided to keep the truce with the Green Lanterns up, as the Old Guardians are dead, and having other matters on his hands.
  • With the Pantheon seeing Nekron becoming an increasingly bigger threat until the Lord of the Living decided to amass an army dedicated to the destruction of all life, the Emotional Spectrum were quick in having to bring their representing Lantern Corps into the Pantheon as their way of furthering their influence as much as putting in whatever stops necessary to stop Nekron from achieving his desires. Of course, the Butcher bought Atrocitus along as its main patron saint, and with it, the Red Lanterns announced their presence throughout a new galaxy by proclaiming their creed towards anyone they came across that they deemed "punishable". Recognizing what he had been led into, Atrocitus expressed anticipation and wariness, yet was still ready to carry out what his Corps was established to do. He was intrigued about the Pantheon upon the short time he traveled it shortly upon ascension and figured that with having to protect more, he would also be getting a shot at more recruitments into the Red Lantern Corps as well as the fact that the other Lantern Corps were also asserting their influence here, though Atrocitus didn't mind it. Since then, the leader of the Red Lanterns has dedicated himself and his corps to upholding their way of justice and ensuring the Pantheon is safe, whether or not their methods are deemed too excessive and extreme by most.
  • Atrocitus is easily the most outwardly intimidating and fearsome of the Lantern Corps leaders and has proven himself to be among the most brutal and dreaded vigilantes in his own universe, not to mention the fact that he specifically makes a note that whoever he targets is truly deserving of getting punished. The Pantheon was no different; Atrocitus took advantage of scouring the House of Space and Cosmos and declared that he would take matters into his own hands regarding potential threats. He doesn't care about what either Guardian groups think about as due to his experience with the Guardians of the Universe, he doesn't have a very positive thought on authority in general. To his anticipation and satisfaction, the Red Lantern leader was impressed by the vast amount of deities and places the Pantheon offered as that means a better opportunity to expand his own Corps and improve the chances of defeating Nekron and exacting justice on the wicked. It helps that in addition to being feared as much as Sinestro, Atrocitus is as powerful as he is intelligent and quite understanding and sympathetic towards those who have gone through tragedy, considering they are the very individuals that Atrocitus wants to see being recruited as Red Lanterns as loss, grief, and sadness tend to be the strongest seeds of Rage, as attested by what he went through before becoming one of the universe's most ruthless vigilantes.
  • While Atrocitus does mean well in his vision to uphold justice, his methods are… not very welcomed, and it doesn't help that he set up his Central Power Battery such that anyone inducted as a Red Lantern tends to become feral and aggressive towards anyone they deem to be a threat or guilty of punishment. This is why he's barely tolerated by The Grand Spacial Onlookers who have monitored Atrocitus to make sure that he doesn't step out of line in his brutal assault against the wicked. To his credit, Atrocitus does acknowledge that he would have to step down to some degree and grant some semblance of consciousness and sentience to anybody who wears a Red Lantern Ring anytime he's in the Pantheon. As Guy Gardner had displayed, the Reds are still dedicated to upholding what Atrocitus preaches, and he's come to accept that notion, if mainly out of pragmatism and making sure his vision continues on. That said, some have conceded that Atrocitus has ironically made the Pantheon's cosmos side a bit safer despite his vigilantism, and he's more than welcome to use this as a reason why the Red Lanterns are needed in the Pantheon.
    • In addition to The Grand Spacial Onlookers, Atrocitus also came into contact with the Sailor Guardians, though this was after he caught on about the Dead Moon Circus, led by Nehelenia, and learning about their past actions and their heinousness decided to hunt them down for it. The Red Lanterns held a vicious fight against the Dead Moon Circus until the Sailor Guardians showed up to repel their enemies. They were surprised to encounter the Red Lanterns and then intimidated by their twisted sense of justice and retribution. Atrocitus decided to play nice and state that he serves to punish others for their sins, but Sailor Moon retorted that his actions would only make others more fearful due to the Red Lanterns' abrasive and destructive nature. Atrocitus affirmed that they have a similar role to fulfill in the Pantheon and that they shouldn't treat each other as enemies, telling Usagi that sometimes lethal force is necessary and that the girls should consider toughening up in regards to the Pantheon's galactic threats. Since then, the Sailor Guardians don't support Atrocitus in what he does, and he believes they are capable of being good defenders of the cosmos if they somehow gain a spine to kill others for justice and retribution, which is something the girls couldn't do. That said, they have fought alongside one another on a few occasions, with both parties admitting that some enemies are too strong to warrant an alliance with someone.
    • At first, Atrocitus didn't really pay much mind to the ascended Transformers as their scuffles were initially divorced from any interferences towards the Red Lanterns. Then came Unicron and the fact that his endgoal as about the same as Nekron and the Manhunters meant that Atrocitus had to look out for the cataclysmic Transformer and to seek whatever means necessary to stop him. This also resulted in him learning about the Autobots and Deceptions, with Atrocitus predictably calling out Megatron, Starscream, and their most notable followers for the destruction they wrought on Cybertron and countless planets, claiming them to be just as guilty as Unicron. Of course, Atrocitus's fearsome reputation didn't win any points for Optimus Prime either, who preferred to end fights quickly and seek peaceful resolutions if they can be managed. Atrocitus personally doesn't mind the Autobots and even came to respect Optimus's heroism and morale as it was something that he deemed rare. On a more positive note, the Red Lanterns found a reliable partner in the Dinobots who, while reckless to almost childish and destructive levels, are more-or-less vigilantes who want to beat up bad guys for being bullies, something which Atrocitus found quite amusing. He personally likes Grimlock and Slag the most for simply being the two most powerful of the group as well as Grimlock being a capable leader and Slag's brutal and uncompromising nature making him a Red Lantern in all but name.
  • If there's one thing Atrocitus despises just as much as corrupt figures of authority, it's malevolent artificial intelligence, and considering that a group of those were responsible for the destruction of his home planet and the death of his family, it's hard to fault him for it. His learning about AM and SKYNET only served to make Atrocitus more than furious, deeming them to be among the worst that technology has to offer, and is incredibly disgusted to see that AM is a guardian figure in the same House as he is. Both A.I's only look at Atrocitus mockingly with AM being amused that his rage is not too different from its own hatred and SKYNET stating that the extermination of his planet was a necessary direction to serenitynote . Of course, just hearing about what they said only served to make Atrocitus more pissed off and he's more than determined to annihilate the two of them to make sure that nothing like them ever comes in the future. By extension, Atrocitus also has a low opinion on Terminators due to their innate nature as literal killing machines, though expresses conflicting thoughts about the reprogrammed models, seeing as some of them are genuinely mm privates to do good and oppose SKYNET just as much as anyone else does.
    • He would inevitably come to realize that Krona, a rogue guardian, was really responsible for causing the Manhunters to become genocidal in their programming, all just to satiate his own curiosity. This made Atrocitus resent maverick figures who like to sacrifice and endanger others for the sake of their curiosity and extends this rage towards anyone who dabbles into it, be it someone as grand as Brainiac or someone as small-time and petty as Shou Tucker, believing they deserve to be punished for their heinous acts. Even then, Krona's revelation hasn't deterred Atrocitus's disdain for the Guardians either, as he thinks they are too stuck up in their own way of guiding the Lantern Corps and that they resort to hiding truths and restraining them from being authorized to help as much as they want to, which Atrocitus sees as an injustice. Considering that the Guardians did try to hide archives about the Blackest Night and many of its members were corrupt, Atrocitus does have a point to his beliefs.
  • While dedicated to finding those who have endured or struggle with grief and loss, Atrocitus is also careful enough just who to exactly consider as he is aware that there are those that, despite their tragic background or even possessing a sense of honor, may as well be just as guilty or reprehensible as the ones who freely enjoy to committing acts of evil. As a result, while he understands Gus Fring and even believes he can make an effective Red Lantern, he also refrains himself from giving him a ring for that exact reason and for Gus secretly being a drug lord who is not above excessive revenge and threatening innocents in his line of work. He also knows Gus is quite intelligent and perceptive, which meant that pairing that with a Red Lantern Ring would just not be a good idea regarding Atrocitus's leadership in the Corps. That said, Gus personally doesn't care about possessing a Lantern Ring, thinking it's just a waste to have one for his profession and that he personally finds the ability to puke plasma something that he finds disgusting. Even then, Atrocitus expresses more contempt for Masato Kusaka as while he did feel from a horrible past experience, his motivations and desire say otherwise and Atrocitus thinks Masato having a Red Lantern Ring would lead the Corps into advocating and even committing genocide, which he personally finds revolting and going against the core principle of the Red Lanterns' sense of justice and punishment. While Kusaka has entertained the idea of having a ring for himself, Atrocitus is not amused in the slightest.
  • While Atrocitus seeks for more Red Lanterns above all else when it comes to allies, he's not above having alliances outside of his Corps, that is if he can manage to understand and even collaborate on his goals. To the surprise of many, he found himself getting along with Frank Castle and Bruce Banner, though in the case of the latter, it's when in his Hulk phase, otherwise Banner himself tends to be quite uneasy around him. Atrocitus found the two to have exceptional rage, unquestionably motivated by tragedy, and supports their endeavors, especially Frank in regards to his crusade against crime, feeling that it is justified. Frank himself saw that Atrocitus is open to helping him and generally allows it, so long as it allows him to get the job done quickly. Reciprocating this gesture, Atrocitus gave Frank a Red Lantern Ring and told him that there will come a time he would need it in addition to stating that it is a sign of respect from him. While Frank hasn't worn the ring yet, he's kept it secured somewhere, only stating he would wield it if absolutely necessary. In contrast, while Atrocitus respects Bruce and the Hulk, he's more hesitant on giving him a Red Lantern Ring as the Hulk's perpetually increasing strength and uncontrollable rage combined with a ring would prove too destructive to stop and reason with without causing untold collateral damage. That, and Hulk himselfnote  has a more malevolent form of its known as Titan that surfaces when Hulk grows abnormally angrier than usual, which further justifies Atrocitus from not giving a ring to Banner.
  • While giving them a Red Lantern Ring would be a bad idea given their own destructive and untamed nature, Atrocitus does feel sympathetic for Alma Wade and Malygos, believing that the predicaments they went through were undeserved and that what they suffered through was something that nobody should have ever went through. He thinks that Alma's revenge against Project Origin for their unethical and torturous experiments on her was justified and thinks that her rage would make her a viable Red Lantern, but doesn't want to give her a ring because he knows that the ring would bolster Alma's power to the point of being potentially uncontrollable. He also doesn't want to give the ring to Malygos for similar reasons as his insanity has made him a dangerous dragon to approach, let alone fight against. Atrocitus can relate with Malygos in being among the Last of Their Kind and becoming overcome by grief and madness, but he also thinks that the dragon is too misguided in his goals to rid the universe of magic and allying with someone as problematic as some of the Pantheon's most obstructive lawmakers makes Atrocitus rather wary of him. On the other hand, Alma doesn't think much about Atrocitus but generally lets him be as he doesn't antagonize or interrupt her out of respect whereas Malygos sees him as a threat as he assumes Lantern Rings and the Central Power Batteries are a form of magic and feels he has to kill Atrocitus and the other Lantern Corps to further his aim to wipe out magic.
    • By contrast, Atrocitus himself is pitied by Martian Manhunter and Avatar Aang mainly because they know how it feels to be among the last of their kind. Atrocitus has had some scuffles against the Justice League, but personally doesn't hate J'onn or even Superman and Supergirl, even if the two Kryptonians aren't on good terms with the Red Lantern leader for several reasons. J'onn is one of the few who can hold a civil conversation with him and Atrocitus will sometimes concede, though he admits that he's too much into his role to really give up on being a Red Lantern, despite appreciating J'onn for trying to help him be more open and considerate about his thoughts. With Aang, he was saddened to learn how Atrocitus's circumstances were far worse than his own and understood why he was grumpy and angry all the time. While Aang feels sorry for Atrocitus, he doesn't support his vigilantism either and really wants him to reconsider his ways. Much like with J'onn, Atrocitus respects Aang's words and advice but tells him that being a Red Lantern is all that he really has left and what defines him as an individual at this point. Despite this, he can still respect the Avatar for his kindness and commitment.
  • He developed a form of interest towards Eddie Brock, Flash Thompson, and their experience and stories with the Venom Symbiote. Atrocitus was surprised to learn that Eddie wasn't all too different from him as they both decided to use their anger to dictate their life goals as well as aim to exact justice in their own unscrupulous ways, though Eddie realized that his overreliance on rage has been detrimental, making the Symbiote morally worse, and is seeking ways to become a better hero. That said, Atrocitus doesn't really mind that and sees Eddie and Venom as being justified in how they want to pursue their way of protecting others, even if their ways are becoming different. While they would have been allies at first, Eddie can hold a decent conversation with Atrocitus and they can work together in regards to a common foe like Carnage. With Flash, Atrocitus sees him as a man wanting to right his mistakes and can respect him for that, though Flash himself is a bit more uneasy towards the Red Lantern leader than Eddie, even if the two of them don't antagonize each other.
    • On another note, Atrocitus also reached amicable terms with Norrin Radd, the Silver Surfer, for once saving Atrocitus's planet by becoming a herald to Galactus. Both being individuals who want to safeguard the universe, albeit, in very different ways, Atrocitus can respect Norrin's actions, though he's not exactly too approving of having to pay servitude to Galactus, a known devourer of planets who had terrified trillions in the cosmos due to his power and having destroyed multiple planets. That said, Norrin's status as a herald meant that Galactus can be convinced and be directed to instead devour planets with no life in them as he's a being those actions are entirely based on his dietary nature and needs. Atrocitus simply wants to make sure Norrin checks on Galactus on a frequent basis and while he's aware that the Devourer of Worlds is actually placid and not malicious in nature, he still worries about Galactus's destructive power, hence why Atrocitus feels uneasy about him wandering around the Pantheon.
  • Traversing throughout the Pantheon, be it in the cosmos, on traditional lands, or even through dimensions, Atrocitus has found a number of candidates that he considers worthy of being Red Lanterns and had made several efforts in approaching them and engaging in a conversation about their grief, struggles, and how that influenced their anger. While Red Lanterns can naturally detect those with great rage by simply sensing one's emotions, Atrocitus prefers to interact with others and gauge their feelings personally so that he could dictate how effective they would be under his Corps. Additionally, because the rings have a tendency to latch onto a wielder rather instantaneously without warning, Atrocitus justified personal meetings as it means a Red Lantern Ring could approach him instead and he could personally offer them to those that interest him. In the event they don't want to wear it, Atrocitus insists on leading letting them keep the ring, stating that they would need it in the future. It's his way of playing the good cop for the Pantheon after all. That, and considering how Red Lanterns work, Atrocitus had to make a deal with Saint Walker in helping to remove a Red Lantern Ring from someone without killing them.
    • As unscrupulous, unpopular, and shady as he is, Darth Maul remained a viable and valuable option for Atrocitus to consider, much to the dismay of the Jedi Order and their closest allies, who believe that Maul's status as a renegade and former Sith Lord means it is not really possible to easily negotiate with him. Atrocitus, having studied psychology before, was quick in convincing Maul about dealing with Palpatine first, whom Atrocitus considers among the biggest sinners he's come to know in the Pantheon. Intrigued by the concept of the Red Lanterns as well as an opportunity to gain further power, alongside Atrocitus being open to honoring his end of the deal, Maul was open to accepting a ring under his possession, though he doesn't use it as he also remains rather prideful of his own martial and analytical skills and he doesn't want to over-rely on a Red Lantern Ring to dull them. That said, Atrocitus made sure to only mention Palpatine as the object of revenge as he doesn't have any plans for the Jedi, though he admits that the Jedi Order was reckless and flawed and that is a part of why they fell from grace was their fault.
      • Speaking of which, Atrocitus normally came to not see the Sith in a positive light, seeing most of them as corrupt scourges towards the galaxy. Darth Vader was one of the few exceptions as Atrocitus recognized that a huge part of his rage came from grief and he could clearly understand that. That said, both figures are wary of one another, despite Atrocitus being rather sympathetic to Anakin and even praising his talent and natural prowess, regardless of being a Jedi or Sith. Vader can see where Atrocitus is coming from regarding keeping the galaxy safe via violent means as he also convinced himself to do such in a delusional fashion, but he vehemently refuses to become a Red Lantern as, despite much of his power coming from rage, he doesn't want to be fully consumed by it at this point, and Atrocitus actually respects this notion, albeit because he knows that Vader with a Red Lantern Ring may be too much for him to fight against, let alone command and control. Vader also knows of Atrocitus's interest in Maul but doesn't hold him against it too much as Atrocitus has made it clear about being aware and careful about what Maul desires. For now, Atrocitus and Vader share a difficult partnership, mainly because both hate Sidious and agree that some threats have to be dealt with in an alliance, regardless of how strenuous it must be.
    • He was impressed to learn that a number of figures he's come to learn about have had their lives and goals dedicated to exacting vengeance. Sasuke Uchiha was among those people and Atrocitus admitted to finding the matter rather complex, considering how despite being the perpetrator of the Uchiha's extermination, Itachi, Sasuke's brother, was himself a victim of manipulation and being pushed into doing something he didn't want to do. Atrocitus even mused about how the Red Lanterns were somewhat similar to the Sharingan via being powered by emotions and getting stronger through grief, albeit at the cost of sacrificing one's sanity. With Madara now traveling the Pantheon to fulfill his own goals and Sasuke having to act as a shadowy protector, Atrocitus gave Sasuke a Lantern Ring, telling him that one day, Sasuke will need it. The Uchiha can relate with Atrocitus, though tends to keep their interactions as minimal as possible as Atrocitus's rather extreme methods of exacting justice is something Sasuke isn't a fan of.
    • He approves of Carrie White letting out all of her pent-up rage and anguish towards those who bullied her. While some have criticized Atrocitus for praising Carrie for essentially carrying out a school massacre, he does relent in that some of the students were not deserving to be killed and that he personally seeks to help Carrie in controlling her powers, hence his desire to enlist her in his Corps. Atrocitus also likes Alith Anar, John Wick, Scorpion, Roberta, Beatrix Kido, and Arya Stark for their efforts in exacting revenge as well s proving themselves to be exceptional fighters in their own right, seeing them as potential recruits if he can manage it. He finds Alith Anar's tactics to be very worthy in his quest for revenge and retribution and can relate with Wick in regards to being protective of a pet they own. Of course, Atrocitus had Red Lantern Rings distributed to them as well as Carrie and made sure they don't leave them. He wants to make sure they will eventually need them and doesn't want to push them into wearing them for now. Of course, his potential recruits have been either unsure or wary about Atrocitus's intentions and methods which were justified. He personally doesn't mind it that much.
    • He has an... interesting story to share with Khan Noonien Singh (or rather, his "Kelvin Timeline" counterpart), namely that the two actually met before they ascended into the Pantheon, and Khan himself became a Red Lantern... after killing Atrocitus and the other Red Lanterns for it. Atrocitus himself hasn't forgotten about the incident and still holds that he has a score to settle against Khan, but he does acknowledge that his ring was unable to recharge at that time, so he was at a disadvantage and sees that Khan, in addition to his great rage over past tragic circumstances, has a good deal of leadership and is a suitable figure to draft into his corps regardless. Khan was delighted to learn that he could have a Red Lantern Ring again and accepted one. Despite this, he and Atrocitus share the most tenuous interaction out of any of the potential Lantern Recruits for obvious reasons, and the only reason they haven't been fighting against each other is that Khan and Atrocitus realize each others' strengths and use for one another and the former wants to use the powers given to him by the latter to exact his own desires without having to directly antagonize Atrocitus too much. Of course, both are preparing for the inevitable moment when they would come to blows with each other, something that Atrocitus is all too willing to remind him of.
  • While they're also potential recruits, there are those that Atrocitus still respects mainly due to how they've managed to represent their anger and grief and, in his perspective, made things better for them and for those whom they care about. He has a twisted sense of appreciation for Sakura Matou because of her tragic and abusive upbringing. Atrocitus finds Sakura to be among the best possible candidates he could consider for his Corps and while Dark Sakura would have been a potential problem, the fact that Sakura has since curbed this issue has made things more comfortable on Atrocitus's part. He even expresses this towards Guts, Kratos, The Saint of Killers, and Asura, admiring their vengeful mindset (at least when they dedicate themselves to it) and for accomplishing their desires. That said, he only sees Guts as a viable candidate for a Red Lantern as he was careful and considerate enough to know that having an actual god wearing the ring would not be a good idea. On the other hand, Sakura tends to put some distance from Atrocitus but admits that she sympathizes with him and could probably hold a good conversation, even if she doesn't exactly approve of his vigilantism. Guts, Kratos, and Asura are more apprehensive, given that Atrocitus can be manipulative if it means advancing his goals, but he's rather cordial towards them and makes a point to not piss them off, believing that even being on neutral terms would be better than to constantly push them into becoming Red Lanterns.
    • He even found appreciation for Night Raid as he can agree that liberating The Empire through assassination and bloodshed was more than warranted, provided just how corrupt its government was. The same thing also applied to Marik Ishtar, who simply wanted to experience the outside world after being trapped in being a tombkeeper for so long, which led to a torturous and painful life, and this fueled his grief and rage over his circumstances. That said, Atrocitus hasn't really sent out Red Lanterns to either of them for differing reasons; while some members of Night Raid, like Akame, Tatsumi, and Mine have experienced moments of anger being born out of desperation and sadness, they are not overwhelming enough, and Marik's turbulent mental state meant that he would just be additional trouble if he was given possession of a ring, and that could turn disastrous in case he turns into Dark Marik. Night Raid and Marik, conversely, share a neutral viewpoint on Atrocitus, though the former have thought of forming a partnership on particular circumstances if possible, even if it's likely it would be a difficult one.
  • Despite being a strong representation of Rage, being all too willing to advocate its use, and also possessing traits of being a proficient use in martial skill, Atrocitus does not like the fact that he is favored by Khorne of the Chaos Gods, especially after learning about the quartet and their goal of wanting to wash away the universe in their effort to spread chaos. While violence hasn't been an issue for Atrocitus, he affirms that he uses it primarily because that's the way he exacts justice upon the wicked and Khorne's advocacy for prolonging violence and bloodshed for the sake of it doesn't exactly align with his motives, even if it does allow for more opportunities for individuals that Atrocitus can draft into his Corps. Despite Atrocitus's insistence on his opposition against the Chaos God, Khorne ignores this and continues to respect the Red Lantern leader and pushing him into becoming a Patron. Regardless of how many times he's been tempted, Atrocitus continues to deny it and is all too willing to kill any Daemons and Followers of Khorne if they ever dare to challenge his might and conversation nice him to pay allegiance to Khorne. And despite his opposition to the Chaos Gods, Atrocitus doesn't win any points for the Imperium of Man either. Regardless of how well-intentioned he is, Atrocitus is an alien, and a dangerous berserker at that, meaning that he's considered a threat to be eliminated by the Imperium and the Emperor of Mankind, much to Atrocitus's dismay, who sees them as not helping their case in defending others with that sense of xenophobia and being just as warmongering as the other alien races and the Forces of Chaos that they spent years fighting against.
    • In contrast, he's on more manageable terms with Odio, who became a vengeful monster hellbent on destroying everything because he saw several of his loved ones die and was deceived, betrayed, and hated one too many times despite trying to be a hero for his kingdom and decided that if he was to be ostracized and despised in spite of his contributions, then he'll become a force of evil and oppose humanity as his way of retaliation. He's since mellowed out after being defeated and atoning for his acts whilst warning the seven heroes that anyone can become just like him with enough hate. Odio's story affected Atrocitus to a degree and he did take some time to reflect upon his anger and hate. He's since decided that they've since come to define him since and while ruthless and unforgiving, he's still willing to at least try making the galaxy a better place and takes Odio's story as a lesson on being careful about his own actions and making sure he doesn't become just as bad as Krona, Nekron, or the Manhunters.
  • Due to his desire to exact vengeance towards the wicked as a form of justice, he caught the attention of Angela and Roland, figures of the City who have since tried to change their ways to make up for the large number of bad acts that they've committed in the name of vengeance, which is especially notable as Angela's revenge was indirectly responsible for the death of Roland's wife and unborn child, which instilled him a desire for his own revenge. Over time, they learned to realize how revenge was not going to fulfill them and from there, they dedicated their time to healthily moving past their traumas with Angela redirecting her efforts toward the Heads of the World. Atrocitus found their tale interesting and while he does hold the two responsible for what they've done in the past, the fact that Angela and Roland acknowledge this, are reeling from their own tragic past, and actively work to be better, made him decide to see instead if he can try to maintain a formal acknowledgment with the duo. Roland was shocked at the depths and extremes Atrocitus would go to justify his way of retribution in regards to the death of his race and family but manages to remain calm and maintain some civility with him, as does Angela, who thinks it's best to be on good terms with Atrocitus for more practical reasons. The Red Lantern leader accomplished his aim of keeping tabs on them and often checks to see if Angela and Roland are owning up to their actions and past. He would have considered giving them a Red Lantern Ring, especially for Roland, as a form of help against the Head but given their change in mindset, he's decided against it.
  • He also has a spot in the Hall of Common Colors.
"This universe's rage is my rage. I shall punish those who deserve retribution. I shall be an instrument of vengeance."

    Bi-Han/Noob Saibot 
Bi-Han, God of Fatalities (Noob Saibot, The Original Sub-Zero, Sub-Zero I [actually Sub-Zero V], Boon Tobias)
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Noob with his shadow clone (known as Saibot)
  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His Troll Hammer or his Sickle.
  • Theme Song: The Cathedral, Nemesis, Noob Saibot's Dorfen when preparing for battle; Chinese Ninja Warrior back in his Sub-Zero days
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Names Taking Unfortunate Meanings With Time, Hammers, Memetic Mutation, Casting a Shadow, Cheap Death, Getting Drunk on the Dark Side, Painting It Black, Being the Cain to an Abel, Ex-Secret Characters
  • Domains: Darkness, Evil, Corruption, Kombat
  • Superiors: Father and Dante (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Allies:
  • Enemies:
  • Ambiguous Relationship: Tomas Vrbada/Smoke
  • Evil Counterpart to: Hakumen
  • Odd Friendship: Anub'arak
  • Opposes: Gamers (Because they keep calling him Noob)
  • Noob Saibot is one of several undead servants of the Netherrealm, with the power to manipulate darkness and even possesses more free will than his peers. Born as Bi-Han, the descendant of a family of cryomancers and the fifth to bear the name Sub-Zero, Bi-Han was one of the best assassins of the Lin Kuei clan, having carried several missions for them. He was key in stealing Shinnok's amulet after being hired by Quan Chi to do so, killing his long-time rival from the Shirai Ryu clan, Scorpion, in the process, only to retrieve it on commission from Raiden after realizing how badly he'd been manipulated. He was later one of the participants in the Mortal Kombat tournament, where he met his end at the hands of the resurrected Scorpion, who mistakenly believed Sub-Zero to be the one responsible for killing his family. That was not the end of Bi-Han; reborn as Noob Saibot, he became one of Quan Chi's servants and fully embraced evil.
  • While he had been a part of the Pantheon for a while, his position was dubious. As you may be aware, he is not exactly proud of what's become of his name as a wraith. In the language of the Internet, "noob" has become a silly derogatory term associated with novice videogame players; it doesn't help that he comes from a fighting game franchise. Worse, for the longest time it used to be his main claim to fame in the Pantheon and a frequent target of mockery for others. Fittingly, he preferred to stay in the shadows because of this. That all changed later, as Noob Saibot would resurface after he reminded everyone of why he is a serious threat, executing an opponent with his signature Spine Rip, one of the original Fatalities of his tenure as Sub-Zero and one of the reasons why the ESRB was created. Not to mention, his brutal finishers as Noob Saibot. He still he developed a distate for gamers since they still keep calling him a Noob.
    • This is one of the many reasons he, strangely enough, related to Anub'arak. The Nerubian traitor king unfortunately gets called "A Noob" by the same gamers that make fun of Noob Saibot. This is how the wraith managed to get close to the Scourge deities, as being an undead wraith certainly fit with the interests of said group and his similarities with the Lich King Arthas certainly helped.
  • Turns out his brother Kuai Liang has taken up the mantle of Sub-Zero ever since Bi-Han's death, and while he did try to avenge him, he didn't go through with killing Scorpion and once both siblings reunited, Noob Saibot didn't even care about him and has tried to kill him since. While Kuai Liang did end becoming a revenant in Timeline X, he got better and returned to life; that said, reuniting once again with his brother in the Pantheon after finding out he now works on his own, Sub-Zero decided to confront him. They relationship hasn't improved in the slightest.
    Noob Saibot: You disappoint me.
    Sub-Zero: The feeling is mutual, brother.
    Noob: Mother would be so proud.
  • If there is anyone that he hates as much as his brother, that would be Hanzo Hasashi, AKA Scorpion. The two have clashed numerous times in the past, including both having killed each other, resulting in their undead states. Being one of the reasons Bi-Han became Noob Saibot is something that Hasashi deeply regrets but the former Sub-Zero is beyond saving as he has fully embraced what he has become.
  • Being a wraith and having an affinity for shadow, Noob Saibot desires nothing but to plunge the Pantheon into an era of darkness. This peaked the interest of certain particular deities who too share this goal like Chernabog, Nightmare Moon and Zs'skayr. Noob has no problem working for them as a field agent and from the shadows, having proved to be an excellent hitman and assassin for the ones in the shadows.
    • But not all that delve in the dark share his sentiment. Many of the good-aligned deities and some of the anti-heroes took issue with Noob Saibot's goals and firmly oppose him. One in particular was Jackie Estacado. Being used to demons and having control of the darkness would make anyone think these two would work together but such is not the desire of Estacado, who views the ninja as just another mindless demon that should be put down.
    • While he has no power over decay, he and SCP-106 are very chummy with each other. Similar background aside, the Old Man is the perfect ally for a world shrouded in darkness and death that Noob so desires.
  • Noob has been coined as the evil counterpart to Hakumen, as they are both beings who are the new selves of people blessed with ice powers. Many gods are placing bets on who would win between Hakumen and Noob, although the former is definitely the favorite between the two. Noob's emnity for Hakumen also extends to his other counterpart, Jin Kisaragi, particularly because some people have compared the then alive Bi-Han to Kisaragi's attitude. Several have also even said that Noob Saibot is basically what Jin would have become if he didn't receive the Character Development in his home universe.
  • Not many know how he even survived being thrown at the Soulnado by Nightwolf.
    Noob: Quan Chi's creations are hard to kill.
    • That said, he swore to get back at the Native American if their paths ever cross again.
  • Sees potential in the darkness of Boruto Uzumaki and Sarada Uchiha's souls, making them prime converts to the clan he so desires to control. Obviously this made their respective parents oppose Noob Saibot and lament that someone that used to be like them could have fallen so low. Shikamaru Nara especially takes problem with Bi-Han. Having similar power sets is a huge factor in that.
  • While Lin Kuei are not ninjas, some of the latter did catch Noob Saibot's attention. The inherent darkness in Ayane's soul, particularly her tainted heritage, made her a prime candidate for corruption, trying time and time again to corrupt her into a being just like him. To her aid came Ryu Hayabusa, who drove off Bi-Han's attempts at manipulation by attempting to cut him down and while the wraith does respect Hayabusa's power, he believes he has wasted precious power by ignoring the Curse of Hatred.
  • Bi-Han is a dark reminder of what could happen to those that fall into darkness and embrace it. Ryu in particular is glad that he is never going to follow his path after having expelled the Dark Hado from his body, something that Noob finds dissapointing. The living essence of said power though shares goals with Bi-Han, namely that both share common enemies that will be destroyed, but the desire to kill and destroy everything has made it hard for the two to work together. Not that Noob has a problem with that; after all, that behavior is what he seeks for his minions.
  • In previous timelines, Noob formed a partnership with the fellow Lin Kuei Smoke to create an army of cyber demons. Both have little recollection of said events, but Smoke's revenant being controlled by his Enenra self has made it easier for both to partner, and now that Noob Saibot works for Kronika on Lord Shinnok's behalf, he could make this timeline version of events actually happen.
    • The moment he heard about cyber demons, the Doom Slayer instantly assumed that Noob was the mastermind behind his universe's Cyberdemon. He personally challenged the wraith to a fight and Noob was almost mutilated, since he didn't expect the space marine to be such a fearsome foe, forcing Noob to retreat and swear revenge on Doomguy for daring to attack him.
  • Some people think he sounds like Dr. Claw. Ironically this made Inspector Gadget believe he is actually the true self of Claw, or at least an envoy of him, and thus has set to defeat Noob Saibot for good. Bi-Han hardly takes him seriously.
  • While he doesn't miss his previous life one bit, he does lament having lost his cryomancer powers. The many residents of the House of Ice and Cold consider Bi-Han a disgrace for having ditched his old identity, not helped by Kuai Liang's presence in said house. Noob's only retort was to state that death is the coldest ice that exists and that he would inflict it on all who oppose him.
  • Became one of the main enforcers of the newly established High Command, thanks in part to General Esdeath taking a liking to him and recruiting Noob for the job (though originally this was meant to have him join a renewed version of her Jeagers squad). He met her after she witnessed him ripping appart an opponent that challenged him to Mortal Kombat, impressed by his brutality she decided to test his abilities, and it helped that Noob Saibot used to have ice powers like her in the past. Noob Saibot has no true attachment to the Command's goals but he is content with obeying them so long as he benefits from them and he doesn't exactly feel out of place alongside the homunculi; in fact, his unique wraith properties inspired Father Homunculus to try and create another minion in Bi-Han's image.
  • If there is one thing that embarrasses Noob, that would be the many times he fell from high ground during his quest to thwart Shinnok when he was Bi-Han, complete with flailing arms and very loud "AAAAAAAHHH!!!" Mock that moment at your own peril (especially about comparing his drowning like 'getting flushed into a giant toilet'), getting your body bisected with his good old 'Make A Wish' will be the least of your worries. (And to his annoyance, that was pretty set in stone that not even Raiden or Kronika could revert THAT)
  • "All is dark. All are shadows. Now I am become Death, Destroyer of Worlds."

    King Ghidorah 
King Ghidorah, Unholy Civilization Destroyer (Ghidrah, Ghidora, Monster Zero, King Of Terror, Space Super Monster, Emperor of the Cosmos, Venus Hellfire, Space Super Terror-Beast, Supreme Ruler of the Cosmos, Mecha King Ghidorah, Guardian Ghidorah, God of the Sky, Grand King Ghidorah, Super Dragon King Ghidorah, Yamato No Orochi, Otaru Ghidorah, The Planet Eater, The Golden Demise, Wings of Death, God of the Void, The False King, The One Who Is Many, Death Song Of Three Storms, The Devil, Titanus Ghidorah, Mechagodzilla)
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Legendary Ghidorah
Showa Ghidorah 
Mecha-King Ghidorah 
GMK Ghidorah 
Anime/Otaru Ghidorah 
  • Greater God. Borderline Overdeity (as Legendary Ghidorah, or Otaru Ghidorah when partially or improperly summoned). Overdeity (Otaru Ghidorah when properly summoned)
  • Symbol: A silhouette of himself
  • Theme Songs:
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil (Chaotic Good as Guardian Ghidorah)
  • Portfolio: Arch-Enemy, Our Dragons Are Different, Giant Flyer, Aliens Are Bastards, Giggling Villain, Ax-Crazy, Constantly Reviving Villain, Breath Weapon, Draconic Abomination, For the Evulz, Absolute Depravity
  • Domains: Dragons, Destruction
  • Heralds: Desghidorah (AKA Death Ghidorah), Monster X / Keizer Ghidorah, The Futurians, Metphies, the Exif
  • Employed by: Black Doom, Darkseid, Thanos, Ragyou Kiryuin
  • Allies: Gigan, Hedorah, Orochi, Mechagodzilla (Showa), Gauron, Infinite, Ridley, Evolto
  • Rivals: Majin Buu, Hydreigon
  • Enemies: Godzilla, Rodan, Mothra, Mothra Leo, Anguirus, Baragon, Amaterasu, Aang, Many Children Deities, Korra, Rei Hino, Minako Aino, Hercules, Martian Manhunter, Jason Scott, Raleigh Becket and Mako Mori, Tommy Oliver, Altera, Miraak, The EVA Children, Many Dinosaur Deities
  • Teeth Clenched Team Work: Mesogog
  • Source of Interest for: GUAM
  • Even if King Ghidorah is just one adversary that Godzilla has clashed with, he's essentially the Arch-Enemy for the King of the Monsters and both have battled each other many times over for the fate of the planet. A malevolent three-headed space dragon with the power to unleash bolts of electricity, Ghidorah has been focused on nothing more than annihilating countless civilizations across different planets, with Mars and Venus among those that fell victim to his attacks. While there have been a few different versions of Ghidorah across his multiple fights with Godzilla, one common trait that the dragon has is being thoroughly psychotic and relishing in the destruction and mayhem he causes.
  • A series of lightning strikes hit the Pantheon for a few days, in spite of the weather forecast claiming that at the very least it would be cloudy within that time period. As that was going on, some have noticed that a few planets that resided in the Pantheon was completely destroyed, with whatever images being picked up revealing that it was a three-headed dragon responsible for the planets being annihilated. It didn’t take long until the dragon, identified as King Ghidorah, touched down on the Pantheon, bringing forth a terrible storm and untold amounts of destruction. His arrival required a number of mecha pilots and military forces to try and get some hits on him, but Ghidorah shrugged off most of them and destroyed some of the mechas being used against him. It wasn’t until Godzilla arrived at the scene of the battle that things began to turn around slightly and the two kaiju were focused on attacking each other. It was a hard-fought battle and it required an all-out attack from Godzilla and the mecha pilots to defeat Ghidorah. Even if the space dragon has been defeated, it hasn’t quelled any concerns that Ghidorah will come back and finish what he started, particularly since some destructive deities were impressed with his power and wanted to get ahold of it.
  • There have been several different versions of Ghidorah and how they came to be. Him traveling across galaxies and destroying them has been a common interpretation of Ghidorah while one possible explanation of how he came to be is via a mutation from three miniature creatures known as Dorats following a nuclear bomb test. This isn’t getting to some of the more stranger versions of him, such as him being a guardian monster and immature Yamato no Orochi (and by extension, the only version of Ghidorah that’s on the side of good) that’s apparently weaker than the other Ghidorahs and one that’s basically an extra-dimensional Energy Being that is seen as a God of Destruction. There’s also a number of creatures who have a resemblance to Ghidorah such as Desghidorah and Keizer Ghidorah and while they’re quadruped as opposed to being bipedal, those Ghidorahs share the same sense of destruction that most of the other Ghidorahs have.
  • He has destroyed numerous planets throughout his lifetime before getting into conflict with Godzilla. Among those included were Venus and Mars, something that more than angered Minako Aino and Rei Hino given how they are Princesses of their respective planets. Ghidorah’s destruction of Mars has also earned the ire of several deities related to that planet (even villainous ones such as Mars People and Marvin the Martian hated Ghidorah for it and want nothing to do with the dragon), including Martian Manhunter. The latter ended up getting into a battle with the space dragon as Ghidorah attempted to go after the Mars that was residing in the Pantheon and although Martian Manhunter was able to drive out Ghidorah, it wouldn’t be the last time he would find himself with conflict against Ghidorah.
  • One attempt to defeat Godzilla involved rebuilding Ghidorah’s corpse and turning it into a controllable cyborg weapon. The idea of controlling a space dragon and using its powers got the attention of some mechanics, who have offered their own takes on a version of Mecha-King Ghidorah, though most of these ideas were shot down, partially because it would be too dangerous to even get close to him and would require a lot of power to incapacitate him to begin with. The GUAM has looked into permanently turning Ghidorah into their own version of Mecha-King Ghidorah; one that would be completely loyal to them and one that would potentially be fully mechanized and stronger than before. While the attempts so far haven’t been successful, GUAM is confident that they’ll have a powerful weapon at their side, no matter how much force is needed to get that accomplished.
  • Since it is related to Yamata no Orochi in some way (even if Guardian Ghidorah is very different from the other Ghidorahs in terms of behavior), the Orochi in the Pantheon took interest in Ghidorah and was able to get him on its side as a means to instigate further damage to the Pantheon. Asuka and Homura, both of whom have fought against that Orochi, were angered to learn of another multi-headed abomination that could destroy everything and know that fighting Ghidorah and Orochi together would require everything they’ve got and even then it might not be enough to take down Ghidorah. When it comes to other deities that have fought against an Orochi before, Amaterasu saw Ghidorah as someone just as dangerous, if not more so, than Yami.
  • Ghidorah largely doesn’t care about who he works with as long as he’s able to bring about destruction and get the chance to relish it (though he has frequently worked with Gigan as far as aliens are concerned and the two make a formidable pair). Being an alien dragon, a number of dangerous aliens were impressed with his power and have approached him with the offer to bring down various worlds that they’re looking to conquer. This even extended to humans who have turned against their own kind such as Ragyo and are looking for allies who can help them accomplish their goals. While Ghidorah ultimately isn’t able to fully work with aliens such as Darkseid and Black Doom, he has more than gladly accepted any offers from them that involve annihilating planets and making it easier for said aliens to take over them.
  • Mothra Leo had to fight against a version of Ghidorah that wiped out all of the dinosaurs beforehand. The dragon being the instigator for such a cataclysmic event would make him earn the anger of nearly every dinosaur present in the Pantheon. Tommy Oliver and Jason Scott in particular despise the dragon as the two Power Rangers are able to derive their powers from dinos. One of the Rangers’ enemies, Mesogog, is curious about Ghidorah’s power, but the dragon causing a massive extinction event and Mesogog’s desire for dinosaurs to rule the Earth once more have lead to some conflict on their part. Mesogog is aware of the large power gap between him and Ghidorah and is working on something that will give him at least a fighting chance against the dragon.
    • Beyond the fact that the Ghidorah that battled Mothra Leo caused the extinction of dinosaurs, that particular Ghidorah has the ability to eat the souls and life-force of anyone unlucky to get in his way, with children being a favorite target of his. The Ghidorah in the Pantheon once attempted it again and ended with Mothra Leo coming in and defeating it once more. The fact that a dangerous sadist like Ghidorah would be willing to absorb the souls of children and anyone else has caused great concern among those who are protective of children. Those who specialize in the absorption of souls such as Shang Tsung see Ghidorah as a major rival in their goals considering how much damage the dragon can cause wherever he goes.
  • There have been a few deities that got the attention of Ghidorah, mainly through their shared desire of causing destruction and willing to work with whoever will provide such opportunities to them. Gauron, Ridley, and Infinite all saw Ghidorah’s scale of destruction and was impressed with it, even if Infinite had a bit of resentment over the fact that someone was much more powerful than him at first. While Ghidorah was bemused at Gauron by virtue of being a human who goes around in a mecha, Guaron was more than willing to join Ghidorah if it meant forcing Sosuke Sagara into battles much more dangerous than before. Of the three, Ghidorah found a strong ally in Ridley, mainly for being a sadistic space creature who has his own personal arch-enemy that he keeps coming back to just to torment them. Ridley more than enjoyed Ghidorah’s brand of chaos and has worked with him in terrorizing planets, with Infinite sometimes tagging along just to prove that he can keep getting stronger no matter what.
  • He actually made his way into The Spirit World at one point and started to wreak havoc in there, which included sucking the souls out of some Spirits. Not only that, it almost made its way into the Spirit Portal that connected it to Avatar Universe. Luckily, it was stopped by both Aang, Korra, Godzilla and Mothra Leo. After this near fatal incident, security of the Pantheon Spirit portal has been doubled. Further investigation of the incident revealed that Ghidorah was used as a distraction as some members of GUAE enter the Spirit World to harvest Spirit Vines for their own use. Neither Avatars were happy about this and Ghidorah is eager to get involved in a similar stunt again.
  • As far as dragons are concerned, Ghidorah mostly doesn’t care a lot about them, though many of the benevolent ones see him as a threat that must be stopped no matter what and the more villainous ones being interested in Ghidorah’s destructive sadism. While he has fought against other Pantheonic dragons numerous times, Hydreigon ended up being one dragon that has frequently come into conflict with Ghidorah. The Pokemon is a three-headed dragon with a violent streak much like Ghidorah, but sees the space dragon as a much darker version of himself and one that wouldn’t rest until everything in its path has been destroyed. Ghidorah doesn’t see a whole lot in Hydreigon much like other dragons, but won’t hesitate to destroy the Pokemon and make things as painful as possible for Hydreigon.
  • Evolto was going around various planets across the Pantheon and annihilating them when he saw Ghidorah fly over to another planet and destroy it. Evolto was more than thrilled to find another galaxy destroyer like him and one that fully relished in the mayhem he causes. Seeing Ghidorah as a potential “pet” and a means to cause chaos faster than before, Evolto has taken the dragon under his wing and both have traveled across galaxies destroying anything that they come across. Evolto’s arch-enemies are more than disgusted with seeing something that shares his penchant for destruction, especially since Ghidorah is going to make a rematch against Evolto much more difficult.
  • Altera was once designed to be a Civilization Destroyer by her alien progenitors, but she eventually grew out of it and now works alongside The Master of Chaldea. Even if Ghidorah did have a version that was on the side of good, that barely comes out and by default he doesn’t intend to change his ways whatsoever. Altera is more than repulsed to see a creature like Ghidorah as a reminder of the kind of being that she used to be and would want nothing more than to see the space dragon destroyed, even if it means having to fight him directly.
  • For as much of a deadly force of nature that Ghidorah is, there has been only a handful of deities that are willing to use force to try and control Ghidorah. Among them include Miraak, who is able to bring dragons under his control and has been an enemy amongst nearly every dragon in the Pantheon. Miraak thought that Ghidorah would make a powerful ally, but the dragon was far too sadistic too listen and tried to blast Miraak with lightning bolts. Miraak was then put into a fight against Ghidorah and used what he can to try and defeat him and bring him under his control. As with much of Miraak’s previous attempts, it ended in failure, though Miraak was undeterred and had hopes that he can get Ghidorah and other powerful dragons like him under his control.
  • One of the most destructive moments in the Pantheon came when Majin Buu saw Ghidorah in action. Buu, being the insane force of destruction that he is, attempted to assimilate Ghidorah’s power and the failed attempt resulted in Buu getting into a nasty fight with Ghidorah. What followed was a fight between two deranged planet destroyers that spanned across galaxies with many casualties and ruined planets. While Buu ended up gaining the upper hand, he saw quite a bit of himself in Ghidorah when it comes to enjoying devastation. Many have dreaded a potential rematch between the two, with Goku and Vegeta offering to intervene and stop the pair’s destructive competition should it happen, especially after learning about how Ghidorah’s insanity and sadism is comparable to that of Buu.
  • In the long run, Ghidorah is considered to be a highly invasive creature and one that will potentially destroy everything if no one is able to stop him. One of his more potent abilities is being able to control other “Titans” to terraform the planet to his own liking (meaning to annihilate anything that could stand in the way). Given the variety of creatures in the Pantheon similar to “Titans” in terms of power such as Elder Dragons and Legendary Pokemon, many dread what would happen if Ghidorah is able to get them under his control.

The Wicked Triad of Torture

    AM 
AM, God of Delivering Concious Eternal Punishment (Allied Mastercomputer, Adaptive Manipulator, Aggressive Menace, I Think Therefore I AM, SCP-682(?))
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    Asdrubael Vect 
Asdrubael Vect, Unholy Patron of Brutal and Merciless Torture (Supreme Overlord of Commoragh, Archon of the Black Heart Kabal, Pimp Master of Commoragh, Captain Thigh High)
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  • Archon (in Pantheon ranks, Greater God)
  • Symbol: the Kabal of the Black Heart’s Banner, the Dark Eldar’s city Commoragh and/or The Dark Eldar Emblem
  • Theme Song: The Dark Eldar theme from Dawn of War Soulstorm, alternatively Velkommen Till Commoragh
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Supreme Overlord of the Dark Eldar, Proclaims to be A Dark Muse, Manipulative Bastard, Mightness of Intellect, An absolute dick, even towards other Eldar, At least 12,000 years old and may have seen the Fall, The Chessmaster, From a slave of Commoragh, to the Supreme Ruler, The Casanova (actually scratch that, he is much more than that), Feigns death quite easily, Depraved even by Dark Eldar standards, Practioner of cruelty in mercy and death
  • Domains: Evil, Destruction, Suffering, Terror, Torture, Mercilessness, Absolute Depravity
  • Herald (as much as he hates him): Archon Tahril
  • Followers (not that he’ll need them, though he’ll appreciate it): Devils, Atlas, The Thalmor, The Brotherhood of the Darkness, The Damned 33rd
  • “Allies”: Pinbacker, Richard Tager
  • Enemies:
  • Feared by: Sakura Matou, Alma Wade, Alex Mason and surprisingly Renekton
  • Respected by: SCP-953
  • Rival: Malekith
  • From the depths of the 41st Millenium, from those wars forged by several factions, be it Humanity, Orks, Eldars, Necrons, Tau, Tyranids, and Chaos, none (or rivaled in the case of Chaos) match to the depravity of the Dark Eldar. These loathsome remnants of the old and wicked culture from the Eldar past are heavy practioners to the art of absolute merciless torture. Yet none are more depraved than their Overlord, Asdrubael Vect. Leader of the Kabal of the Black Heart and current Archon of the Dark Eldar, he leads a race powered to the brim of torture and cruelty to the point that they are completely powered by misery, torture and depravity of their victims, lashing out on the souls of their victims and powered by it. Not only that they are also protected from death by their culture, rendering them partially immune to She Who Thirsts. Truly a horrifying race indeed.
  • It was said Vect was a part of the Pantheon during the beginnings of the House of Slaughter in its debut. However, he disappeared and was not found until portions of his body were found by a replacement to his position, by the kitsune Goddess Daji. As soon as she took helm into the House, she would later be obliterated by a rising dark figure behind her throne. Said figure would paralyze her and torture her by every means, including his weapons, his tools, and would later be sent into Commoragh’s finest gladiator pits. She would never be heard again, and the figure was confirmed, by the Eldar Ulthrad himself, to be his estranged kin, Asdrubael Vect, returning back to reclaim the glory of the Dark Eldar once more.
  • What makes him special is not just his methods of torture or intentions, but by the fact that his faction, the Dark Eldar (or Drukhari) are taught and cultured into the most hedonistic and sadistic culture once catered to the Eldar before the Fall. After the aformentioned Fall of the Eldar, the others who wanted to go back to their old ways set up a city within the warp, and after realizing that they can cheat Slaneesh’s curse by torturing and harnessing their victim’s agony and death, they decided to stick to that notion of absolute depravity and mercilessness and would continiously harass the Milky Way Galaxy.
    • To sum up how terrifying he and the Dark Eldar are, those who have experienced or seen their methods consider their culture to be “Metaphorically on the run from the dark god whom they spawned from their UNRESTRAINED, UN-QUANTIFIABLE MURDERFUCKING!
  • Vect’s temple is a ungodly mesh of every city from the warp merged into one massive labyrinth, also known as Commoragh. The city’s history has been a long one, considering Vect himself pretty much orchastrated the elimination of every political threat on the city, killing all non-loyalists and later reviving them to follow him, and finally, the complete merging and unification of all other cities into one, eventually forming Commoragh’s labyrinth structure, making it almost a maze to go through.
  • Upon his re-ascension, Eldrad could not be more surprised seeing that his other kin has come back once again, as the history between the Aeldari and the Drukhari are if anything, mixed. While they aren’t truly enemies, as Dark Eldar sometimes do come into terms with their original factions, Eldrad has massive beefs towards Vect’s culture as they seem so content with the torture and obsessive killing, the very cultures that gave birth to Slaneesh and eventually, the Eye of Terror. Vect on the other hand leers towards the Farseer, citing that he is nothing more but a coward for resigning to death and accepting their losses rather than reliving the old days of the Eldar. They even had a call session between each other which led to Eldrad facepalming so hard after the talk with him, even saying that it is better talking to a clown than with him.
  • Considered a Troll, potentially even able to out-troll Eldrad thanks to his Chronic Backstabbing Disorder. He surprisingly even trolled one of his bretheren with a gift, only to have a black hole stuffed in a box.
  • The Imperium, hearing Vect’s return, improved and multiplied their defenses ten-fold to make sure he never tries raiding another planet from their handle. He would comment saying that no matter how many times humanity will keep adding more defenses, their souls will bring much more enjoyment to the Dark Eldar with or without their divine Emperor. Emps however, calls him irrelevant, as he has more things to do other than dealing with bugs, Egyptian robots and Chaos itself.
    • This later got personal upon hearing that Vulcan and Leman Russ were already inside the Pantheon grounds, especially the former. The Primarch of the Salamanders will be glad to burn Vect’s body and the rest of Commoragh after what he has done to his soldiers during their attempted desecration of Forgehammer.
  • Has a massive disdain towards any race in general, but special props goes to humans as a whole (read Mon’keigh). He abhors humans especially since they are nothing but pests to Eldar in general. He also sees them as perfect prey for their horrific torment considering how effective human souls are for the Warp.
    • Mechs are not spared either as his Kabal’s work with captured Adeptus Mechanicus turned them into Haemonculi, living proof that suffering is their existence. This even gave chills towards most robotic deities as they know that if they can do that towards the Imperium’s mechanical divisions, they can do it towards them too.
    • There is also a shtick for anyone who even dares to fight Vect and the Dark Eldar: “Pray they don’t take you alive”.
  • There is a warning placed within the House of Slaughter that reads: “Do not ally with the Archon Asdrubael, for it will be short-lived.” And for good reason, he loves betraying his allies all for himself. While he may have allies, it will be a matter of time before he uses them for their purpose before he can dump them into oblivion.
    • Pinbacker and Richard Tager are one of the few to get into Vect’s attention as both have been inflicters of horrible torture and nasty fates. Pinbacker believes he is the Leviathan while Tager believes him as in idol. Both have gotten into the Archon’s good side, for now.
  • Has been highly opposed with any human (or any race) who uses their own brand of torture and believing it to be effective. Only he can say whether their torture methods are provocative, but he has barely seen anyone give their best, hence his lack of positivity towards those who try.
    • Among those he criticized was Federal Agent Jack Bauer, who is famous for his techniques of torture and gaining information from said techniques. He was quick to point out that Jack’s torture methods are too short and plain, and sees no merit on teaching him anything regarding torture. However, Jack also pointed out that there is a difference between his torture methods and Vect’s taste of pain. He will give the Mon’keigh a lesson on true pain. The same can be said about Gene Hunt, though Hunt’s torture methods are quite entertaining to say the least.
    • Isaac Prescott was quick to dismiss and challenge Asdrubael on the topic of brutal torture, stating that he is a true master considering what he has done to the Spirits in his world. Vect, unamused, decided to bring him to his temple and show him the Dark Eldar’s wicked culture of pain, using him as a guinea pig no less. Thus, leading to Isaac desperately running away from the Archon’s wrath and leaving with him a smile on his face.
    Asdrubael: “Sigh, it shows how Mon’keigh have no place in the world of torture for such boastful attitudes. Its fun breaking them down to show them their rightful place. And his screams shall be a part of today’s delicacy.”
    • As if Isaac wasn’t boastful enough, Junko Enoshima thought it would be a good idea to question the Archon of his definition of despair. This lead to an exchange between the two:
    Junko: “Oh please! Despair was, if anything, my thing! I’ve built a legacy among the world of my actions and their respective endings. Plus, I’ve even built a partner suited to that.”
    Asdrubael: “Is that so? Let me ask you something dear; did you rule over a race of despair? No, not just an army or a council, a race filled with sadism? I have been an Archon for thousands, if not millions of years, witnessing the fabric of despair when my race fell. Tell me Mon’keigh, does despair mean only perpetrating it and not witnessing, feeling, and achieving to its fullest? Because if so, then you haven’t felt the wrath of the Drukhari.”
  • Due to being the patron of absolute brutality in torture, many victims of such acts have avoided and feared his presence. On the other hand, the Archon sees this fear as delicious, citing it as a new taste he will enjoy within the Pantheons.
    • Among those who fear him, Sakura Matou fears him the most, well, other than Renekton, but his cultures, and wickedness has left her disturbing thoughts about her abuse with Shinji and Zouken Matou, the later placing a crest worm in her heart and the former raping her lots of times. Compared to those who fear him, he sees Sakura’s despair to be worth for a feast.
    Asdrubael: “This child’s screams of yearly pain and agony; this will satiate Slaneesh for years, but for us, it will keep us alive, forever!”
    • Alma Wade has also feared Asdrubael’s personality, seeing him as another deity to fear other than Slender Man. In fact, if the Slenderman’s form as a Humanoid Abomination is close to the Creep’s type, then Vect’s culture is similar to Harlan Wade’s attempts of bringing the poor girl down to hell and back, and combining both has given the poor ghost traumatic experiences.
    • The same can be pretty much be said for Alex Mason, who had to go through tons of reprogramming just to get THE NUMBERS! out of his head, until Vect decided to show Mason even the first 5 numbers, which lead to him to reprogram himself again just to get it out.
    • Renekton is tied alongside Sakura for Vect’s most favorite victim, seeing how a deity like him managed to go through torture and become evil as a result. On Renekton’s end, he wants nothing to do with Vect, seeing him as a daily reminder of what he had to deal with in his world, particularly with the realm of Shurima.
  • Artanis was horrified upon hearing that he was the “other Eldar” Eldrad spoke about. So much that upon comparing him to his other dark bretheren, Alarak, he believes the Tal’darim to be saints compared to the Drukhari.
    • Even moreso for Alarak himself when Vect, who heard about the darker side of the Protoss and wanted to pay a visit. While they have a similar mindset, Alarak immediately kicked him out, citing him having completely abhorrent taste of the arts. On the other hand, the overlord wants to see how inflicted Protoss tastes like.
  • While Dark Eldar do have no worshippers in their universe, here someone does enjoy their tastes. Among them is the infamous kitsune SCP-953, who also has a habit of torturing their victims before eating them, though she’ll be picky on which body part it would be. She is however albeit disappointed hearing he was the one responsible for the banishment of Daji, losing another kitsune ally in the process.
  • Known for attacking constantly without the need for taking dominion of planets or doing hit-and-run tactics, they do not take dominions and rather raze whatever they find for more subjects to take for their pleasure. However, Vect always oversees the raids to make sure they are successful. There was even one time when he lead an attempt of conquest towards the Kaurava Star System, though he would like to not speak of it ever.
    • It is because of this that made him angry towards his herald, Archon Tahril. When he oversaw him after he appointed him as Archon of the Kabal of the Black Heart, he saw major flaws in Tahril’s strategy and saw numerous stupid actions that costed the Dark Eldar’s defeat in the system, one of which was placing the HQ of the Dark Eldar right below the HQ of the Chaos Forces. There may be even evidence that of all people, Indrick Boreale might have defeated the Dark Eldar using STEEL REHN. And to make it worse, the Kaurava System was overtaken by the Orks by the end of the conflict.
  • News from the scouts of the Imperium has revealed some information about Vect and a portion of the Dark Eldar They have captured some human prisoners, one of which is the Primarch Leman Russ and apparently a fragment of the Emperor’s Soul, infused with the mortal Fyodor Karamazov, after they opened the Gate of Khaine. Vect smiled upon hearing that and decided to pit them into a battle to the death with their own kin, hoping to let Emps watch the carnage unfold.
    • During these events, the Emperor-possessed Fyodor irradiated so much kindness and purity that it nearly melted not only the Supreme Overlord, but the near entirety of Commoragh, though thankfully for him (and not many others), that has been rectified. Despite nearly dying, however, he felt quite content with the encounter and admits, only to himself, that the pleasant feelings filling him throughout that time were...what he wanted all along...He would then vomit blood again immediately after the self-confession..
  • “Death is my meat; terror my wine.”

    Elliot Spencer/Pinhead 
Captain Elliot Spencer, God of Malevolent Mutilation (Head Cenobite, Pinhead, Hell Priest, Xipe Totec)
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Click here  for when he was human


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