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Overdeities

    The Sibyl System 
The Sibyl System, Divine Representation of Totalitarian Utilitarianism (Sibyl, Chief Joshu Kasei, Harumi Hosorogi(?))
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Chief Joshu Kasei 
  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: A brain in a jar next to a Dominator, Chief Kasei
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil, though it sees itself as Above Good and Evil
  • Portfolio: Wetware CPU, Hive Mind, The Sociopaths, Totalitarian Utilitarianism, Constantly Observing Others
  • Domains: Crime, Psychological Profiling, Job Placement
  • Heralds: Non-ascended and loyal members of the MWPSB
  • Allies: Big Brother, Yaldabaoth, the Grand United Alliance of Law
  • Evil Counterpart to: The Machine
  • Enemies: Shogo Makishima, Shinya Kogami, Akane Tsunemori, Bruce Wayne/Batman
  • Interested in: Harvey Dent/Two-Face, Judge Dredd
  • Opposed by: A majority of the House of Justice, Motoko Kusanagi
  • Conflicting Opinion: Sauron, Darkseid
  • Potential recruits for the Sibyl System: All human deities who are The Sociopath, most notably Light Yagami, The Joker, Johan Liebert, Junko Enoshima, Voldemort, Felix, Paul and Peter
  • It was a troubling time when deities all over the Pantheon began getting shot by people claiming to be law enforcement for seemingly no reason. These authority figures turned out to be members of a group called the Ministry of Welfare's Public Safety Bureau (MWPSB), who were operating from a building that had appeared in the House of Leadership, the Pantheon's new temple for the Sibyl System. The head of the MWPSB, Chief Joshu Kasei, later made a statement on the matter, "There are many in the Pantheon who suffer from poor mental stability, or possess an inclination towards performing criminal acts. Some, with the assistance of therapy, may be capable of making the journey to recovery. Others, however, will undoubtedly be judged as beyond redemption and, like a cancerous tumor, must be removed for the sake of society's health as a whole. The Public Safety Bureau is dedicated to protecting the public, using whatever methods are required. That which needs to be done is carried out by those capable. Such is the grace bestowed upon mankind by Sibyl."
    • Batman, curious as to why a computer with seemingly no sentience or sapience would be capable of becoming a deity in the Pantheon, infiltrated the Sibyl System's temple and learned a dark secret of the system's true nature. Since then, he's become determined to bring it down, seeing the system as an enemy of free will. This is a challenge considering how reliant on Sibyl the Public Safety Bureau has become, so he's been working closely with his ally, former Inspector and Enforcer, Shinya Kogami, and Inspector Akane Tsunemori, both of whom already know Sibyl's secret.
    • Chief Joshu Kasei arranged a meeting with Motoko Kusanagi. The exact details of this meeting have not been made public, but rumor states that their discussion involved certain applications for the technology that went into her full-prosthetic body. Whatever the truth may be, it is clear that the Major did not find the ideas presented to her appealing.
  • The Sibyl System is a network that was developed with the intention of making job placement more efficient. While it continues to serve this function, its influence has increased in scope to the point where it effectively runs the whole of 22nd century Japanese society. It does this by monitoring the stress levels and other organic indicators to profile select persons and calculate their predisposition to commit crimes, which is measured as a number known as the Crime Coefficient note . A person's Crime Coefficient is a major part of their Psycho-Pass, and how high it is determines how the agents of the MWPSB, who use special guns known as "Dominators" to scan individuals, is expected to deal with the individual:
    • Under 100: No law enforcement is deemed necessary. The Dominator will remain locked, and will not fire. Unless circumstances change, it is assumed that the scanned person is innocent and cannot commit any crime.
    • 100-299: Anyone 100 or greater is judged a Latent Criminal, regardless of whether or not a crime has actually been committed. The officer holding the Dominator is expected to shoot on sight. If the Crime Coefficient is under 300, the Dominator will switch to Nonlethal Paralyzer, which will cause the person to be paralyzed and knocked out by the shot.
      • Some individuals with Crime Coefficients in the 100-299 range may be permitted to work with the Public Safety Bureau as "Enforcers", people who are tasked with tracking down other Latent Criminals like themselves and operate under the command of Inspectors, members of the Public Safety Bureau who have Crime Coefficients under 100 who may shoot and knock them out if they act out of line. Although the House of Justice, for the most part, is against the type of society that the Sibyl System presents, there are those who see the peace and unity attained by law, discipline, and lack of democracy or choice, as well as the mental and physical health of its citizens as an ideal to strive for. Some have even attempted to join the MWPSB, but unfortunately, they're not hiring. Despite this, Sibyl has made it clear that all Judge Dredd has to do is say the word and a spot as an Enforcer will open up for him immediately.
    • 300+: Anyone above 300 is judged to be a serious threat to society, and should be shot on sight. The Dominator will switch to Lethal Eliminator to instantly kill the targeted person.
    • Besides having the ability to scan individuals and communicating Sibyl's judgement to the holder, the Dominators also have a separate function known as Destroy Decomposer, for use against inanimate obstacles and Latent Criminals using heavy armor. Upon being shot, the target will be completely disintegrated. Inorganic deities, including the GUAM, become justifiably tense at the idea of being shot by such a weapon.
    • CLASSIFIED! Sibyl is not managed by an advanced computer system as most believe. In reality, the system is actually run by a Hive Mind composed of human brains in glass jars. These brains come from humans who are unable to be judged by the system, and are dubbed "Criminally Asymptomatic". Once they have determined that a person is criminally asymptomatic, they attempt to recruit the individual by making use of cybernetic bodies, most notably the chief of the MWPSB, Joshu Kasei. They have continued this practice in the Pantheon, attempting to identify certain individuals as Criminally Asymptomatic, but after their attempt to recruit the one known as Shogo Makishima went horribly wrong, they are maintaining greater caution in studying these people before approaching them. Such persons include The Joker, Light Yagami, Johan Liebert, Junko Enoshima, Voldemort, Felix, as well as Paul and Peter.
  • Officers in the MWPSB serving Sibylnote  have noted peculiarities in the Crime Coefficients of certain deities, mainly those who suffer from severe mental illness or whose brains have been augmented through cybernetics or drug use. Perhaps the most demonstrable of these was Harvey Dent, AKA Two-Face, who has been found to rapidly change from one number to a second one uncontrollably, depending on which of his personalities is dominant i.e. below 100 when the good Harvey Dent is in control, and over 300 when "Big Bad Harv" is.
  • Has a working relationship with Big Brother, one of the few deities that Sibyl respects as close to an equal. They tend to swap technology and ideas for how to make people more dependent on them. Some have even speculated that Sibyl and Big Brother are related somehow.
  • Impressed by Sibyl's ability to accurately profile beings, Yaldabaoth, with YHVH's permission, recruited the Sibyl System to the GUAL, where they use their ability to immediately identify worthy applicants for recruitment, increasing the Alliance's enlistment rate by cutting out the need for extensive observation and surveillance before approaching. Sauronnote , who has a passion for near-perfect order that Sibyl has brought to its society, has enthusiastically discussed with Melkor about offering Sibyl a spot in the GUAE. Darkseid has extended a similar offer to work for him as a double agent in the GUAL like Big Brother (and again for his Harbingers of Repression), but isn't as avid about it due to already possessing the greater power of the Anti-Life Equation, which can strip individuals of their free will far more effectively than Sibyl can. Sibyl is reluctant to accept either offer, especially considering that both deities' Crime Coefficients are completely off the charts.
    • Since it's recruitment, officers serving the Templar Order have turned to the Dominator as their standard-issue firearm and have communications with the Sibyl System. Its importance to the GUAL has earned it an automatic promotion to the High Council, represented by Chief Kasei.
  • Although both the Sibyl System and The Machine have the goal of creating a peaceful, crimeless future in the Pantheon, they have opposing ideas of how such a future should be achieved and why. As a result, they have entered something of a divine chess match against each other, as both attempt to manipulate other deities to accomplish their machinations.
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Greater Gods

    Big Brother 
Big Brother, God of Dystopia (The Leader)
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    IT (A Wrinkle in Time
IT, Divine Brain of Outlawed Individuality (The IT, The Happiest Sadist, Red [when possessing his prime subordinate])
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IT when possessing the Man with Red Eyes
  • Greater God. Influence of an Overdeity in domains IT has accumulated.
  • Symbol: ITself, which is a giant brain.
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Wanting To Induct Everything Into ITs vision, Brain Monster, Mind Control, Eldritch Abomination, Imagination Destroyer, The Evils of Free Will
  • Domains: Order, Brains, Control
  • High Priest: She Who Lives in Her Name
  • Herald: The Man With Red Eyes
  • Followers: “Barbies”, The Breen, The Body, Karl der Große
  • Allies: Brainspawn, YHVH, Zelenin, Yaldabaoth, Vril Dox, Cybermen, Metatron, Malthael, HAL 9000, The Sibyl System, Big Brother, Borg Queen, Auditors of Reality, Xemnas
  • Enemies: Hikari, Homura Akemi, Madoka Kaname, Lucifer, Naoki Kashima, Ressha Sentai ToQger, The Doctor, Sora, Pops Maellard, House of Love, Friendship, and Family, Phantom Thieves of Heart, Jean-Luc Picard, Big Boss, Raiden (Metal Gear), PewDiePie, Timmy Turner, Nanoha Takamachi, Fate Testarossa-Harlaown, Anakin Skywalker, Twilight Sparkle, Master of Chaldea
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Shekinah, Satan (Shin Megami Tensei)
  • Respected by: Zamasu
  • Respects: The Nothing, Lord Fuse
  • Opposed by: Steven Armstrong
  • Opposes: Pennywise, everybody who can think freely
  • In the depths of the vast darkness of an entity known as the Black Thing, lies the planet of Camazotz. There, its people are extreme conformists, everything even remotely out of the ordinary such as something like tripping is treated extremely negatively. This is caused by its ruler, IT who seeks to destroy all individuality to anything and everything outside the planet to create a pure orderly society and destroy those who resist. That was until a certain girl landed on her planet, rescued a prisoner IT held then blew IT up to smithereens with love, something that IT couldn’t comprehend.
    • After learning of IT, YHVH saw an incredible potential ally for him to gain. So YHVH had managed to resurrect the brain who was moved from Camazotz to the Pantheon. IT was immediately filled in on what the Pantheon was and YHVH’s goals were. Impressed on the alliance’s goals and efforts, IT joined the GUAL as one of its leaders in the hopes to control the weak-minded populations of the multiverse.
  • Is close allies to those who wish to control others’ free will, especially from the GUAL. Even in his own ranks, IT is considered even more of an extremist than its fellow members. IT hates differences so hard that even catching an illness is enough justification for extermination of a person. They’re doing their best to keep IT under a leash so the brain doesn’t try to exterminate their own ranks in the masses.
  • Has IT’s own servant that serves as IT’s mouthpiece, The Man With Red Eyes where he essentially starts acting like an even more crazed Hitler. IT is usually lax when it comes to the possessing the Man With Red Eyes, being a bit of a Creepy Monotone but goes Large Ham when IT’s possessing someone else at the right circumstances. Not that IT wants anybody else but Red considering possessing someone else led to IT’s downfall.
  • The entire relationship with IT and the Black Thing remains ambiguous. While it is widely accepted both are entirely different beings, nobody knows who’s the real mastermind to one another, if there even is one. IT is not explaining the complexities of their relationship, deeming it as unnecessary.
  • The Brainspawn consider IT the apex of their kind, even more so than the Big Brain. They admire IT’s idea of a world of perfect order which they in turn believe is the ideal world they should create, controlling the masses where they thought of opposing them doesn’t come to mind. They follow IT’s word as if IT were their Gandhi, becoming a tool to the biggest brain of all.
  • Also has ties to several members of the GUAM, as they also believe organic life should be subjugated into servitude. Gets along with Vril Dox the most who IT is interested in running literal social experiments upon Brainiac’s collection of shrunken worlds.
  • Obviously has an affinity towards those running dystopias where the civilian population are helpless against the authorities. Big Brother and the Sibyl System come to mind, all showing the futility those seeking freedom has against such governing bodies.
  • The Auditors of Reality have much respect for IT as well, as they too eliminate those who think differently from them. IT wishes they were less destructive, as IT thinks their rather egotistical nature is their biggest flaw.
  • Applauds Xemnas for his intention to wipe out all emotions in his universe. IT put Kingdom Hearts as a potential new power to seek and conquer all worlds with.
  • Despite IT being well accepted into the GUAL, there are few members in high command who don’t have a high opinion on the brain. Shekinah particularly does not like the idea of a non-divine being in such a high ranking, especially one who thinks itself as if it were a god. Satan believes that IT is rather a ineffectual and almost depraved creature who would eventually wish to usurp his Lord one day. YHVH secretly is aware of the potential coup as well but won’t act upon it to not offend IT.
  • The Nothing reminds IT of the Black Thing, a devourer of all imagination that engulfs everything into itself. Despite The Nothing being an entirely different entity from the Black Thing, IT couldn’t help admire the similarities both entities possess. This all despite the fact The Nothing would probable annihilate IT and the domains IT rules over.
    • IT is also very much intrigued by how Lord Fuse’s methods on assimilating planets and creating his own clone army work. At the same time, IT wishes to keep as far away from Fuse as possible as IT could succumb to becoming infected by Fusion Matter.
  • A rather eccentric theorist claimed that Pennywise and IT may be connected or even the same being based upon sharing the same name of “It” and originating from other dimensions. In the Pantheon proper, the two are completely separate but IT abhors Pennywise, thinking the clown is an insane creature who would be eliminated in IT’s domains.
  • Surprisingly, IT managed to get Zamasu’s approval. The Kai believes that controlling the masses would be a nice power to have and that complete individual subjugation is a nice method to keep mortals from being sinful lest they get wiped out through complete genocide. The only reason why IT and Zamasu don’t speak is due to Zamasu not believing IT is a divine being despite IT being very much non-mortal and more of less alien.
  • There was one thing that destroyed IT. A thing that was so incomprehensible to the brain that IT’s consciousness just erupted. That thing... was love. IT has sworn to eliminate the Houses of the Pantheon that are made up of this love concept that IT considers to be extremely dangerous, whether it is romantic, erotic, familial, friendly, or passionate.
    • Despises Homura Akemi and Madoka Kaname for this very reason, as their actions on becoming Overdeities were created out of this love idea. Madoka has done her deed out of love for others and Homura has done it out of her own selfish love. Such actions make IT think both girls are both insane and completely dangerous.
    • Another Magical Girl duo that IT thinks are completely dangerous are Nanoha and Fate who’s rivalry ended once their love for each other started to show. IT doesn’t care if it’s a friendship or romantic love but wants those two out of the picture as well. Ironically, these girls would have left IT alone if they weren’t made targets by the brain.
    • Then there is Pops Maellard... hoo boy. Pops who is an Overdeity-level threat managed to use love to defeat his brother, who was the embodiment of the annihilation of existence. IT is batshit terrified of the old man and is trying to get the GUAL to take Pops as a threat more seriously.
    • Really doesn’t like Twilight Sparkle, as her friendship with others made her an incredible powerful person to do battle with. IT keeps as far away from Twilight, as the pony can and will use the magic within herself to overload IT’s brainwaves and turn them into mush.
    • Sora’s bonds with others across multiple worlds also make him a high threat priority on IT’s list. If IT is not careful, Sora could strip down IT’s control and free the people in within IT’s domain.
    • Timmy Turner managed to annihilate a similar threat to the Black Thing by using kindness, not even needing his fairies to do so. IT feels logic is thrown out the window when it comes to this love issue and is now considering stuffing in people into pods forevermore.
    • Anakin Skywalker was driven by love to go down the path of the Sith, so it comes to surprise that he vehemently opposes IT. Despite all of his regrets, Anakin doesn’t feel his initial motivation wasn’t unfounded and baseless as much as IT claims it is.
  • Obviously does not think highly of Lucifer or his weapon the Demi-fiend. IT likes to revel in the fact even Lucifer admits that his world of chaos needs at least some semblance of order to be functional but Lucifer likes to point out that Law needs some form of freedom too so that the faith that empowers them doesn’t become mindless repetition with no belief put into them.
  • The ToQgers’s power over imagination is something even IT notes that has unlimited potential when fully awakened. IT isn’t allowing anything of that scale be let loose and is attempting to shut down the place where they gain their powers from, or at least sever their link to it.
  • The Phantom Thieves of Heart are appalled by IT’s dystopia, being much like when Yaldabaoth took over Tokyo. They’re doing their best to make sure IT can’t create a place like that ever again.
  • Big Boss and Raiden are similarly reminded to the dystopia the Patriots have created and want to eliminate IT for this. Even Steven Armstrong notes how dangerous IT could be and wants the brain removed from the picture.
  • While not actively malicious to them, IT does foresee the extreme danger when it comes to the Master of Chaldea. All those Servants that singular person controls from all sorts of backgrounds and having an organization built to go throughout all of space-time makes the brain nervous to say the least. If something really goes down between the GUAL and Chaldea, IT would sit that conflict out.
  • Likes the cognition of the then depressed Hikari and wishes to tell everybody this is how a human should feel. Hikari would love to retort the entire lesson was that mindset was dangerous and makes one borderline suicidal which IT conveniently ignores.
  • A certain web celebrity named Felix was not happy to learn that IT had been conducting experiments on his followers to see if the GUAL could manipulate them by using their cult worship of Pewds for their benefit. Felix who was not amused, called IT to be a small brain for doing such a thing and that the GUAL must have small pee-pees to think up such a plot.

    The Patriots 
The PatriotsLeaders , Divine Government Conspiracy (Cipher, La-li-lu-le-lo, Patriots AIs, The System, The Philosophers; David Oh: Major Zero, Major Tom, O; JD: John Doe, JFK, Master AI; AL: Abraham Lincoln, AL-Aurelia 8000, Reptile Pod; TR: Theodore Roosevelt, TR-Cocoon 7000; TJ: Thomas Jefferson, TJ-Chrysalis 6000; GW: George Washington, GW-Pupa 5000, Colonel)
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Colonel AI 
AI Weapons 
David Oh/Zero 

    Sauron 
Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky,

Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone,

Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die,

One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne,

In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,

One Ring to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them,

In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.

Sauron, God of Dark Lords (Tar-Mairon the Excellent [his original name], The Dark Lord of Mordor, The Enemy, The Eye, The Lord of The Rings, Base Lord of Treachery, The Necromancer, Annatar, Lord of Gifts, Gorthaur the Cruel)

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Sauron in battle
The Eye of Sauron 
His lost, beautiful Form 
The One Ring 
  • Greater God, borderline Overdeity with the One Ring.
  • Symbols: The Great Eye, the One Ring.
  • Theme Music: Mordor
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Fallen Maiar, Evil Overlord, Evil Light (and later on Evil Darkness), Bastard Understudy, From Dragon To New Dark Lord, Pride, The One Ring, Motives Corrupted By Evil, Order Through Tyranny, Werewolves, Shapeshifter Mode Lock, The Necromancer, Villainous Mastermind, Tin Tyrant, Evil Is Burning Hot
  • Domain: Corruption, Evil, Destruction, Trickery, Law, Despotism
  • Herald: The Mouth of Sauron
  • Superior: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Top General For: Darkseid
  • Allies:
  • Former Master: Melkor
  • Former Allegience: Grand United Alliance of Evil
  • Working Relationship With: YHVH and the Grand United Alliance of Law
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Ungoliant, Archaon, Deathwing, King Ghidorah, Fatalis, Grima
  • Rivals: Malekith, Lord Voldemort, Emperor Palpatine/Darth Sidious, Megatron, Dormammu, Shang Tsung, Shinnok, Thanos, King Sombra (one-sided on Sombra's part)
  • Enemies:
  • Opposes: Eru Ilúvatar, Smeagol/Gollum, Cosmos and the Grand United Alliance of Good, Lucifer and the Grand United Alliance of Chaos, House of Friendship, Lord Tirek
  • On Speaking Terms With: Jyggalag, The Ebon Dragon
  • Mairon the Admirable was one of the finest and most well-regarded of the Maiar, renowned for his expertise and skill in craft, whom he was taught by Ainu Aule and prioritized love and protection above all. Unfortunately, Mairon was swayed into corruption, courtesy of Melkor, who became embittered with jealousy and rage over not being able to match up to his superior and Top God, Eru Ilúvatar. Melkor, now rebranding himself as Morgoth vowed to distort and completely ruin Middle-earth with Mairon, who had changed his alias to Sauron serving as his ultimate lieutenant alongside Ancalagon, greatest of all winged dragons, and Gothmog, lord of the balrogs. However, after Melkor was defeated and banished into the Void, Sauron took it upon himself to succeed him as the next Dark Lord. To take over Middle-earth, he took the guise of an elf named Annatar and joined along with elves, dwarfs and mankind to create a series of special rings that would grant them awesome. However, what they didn't know was that Sauron was crafting another ring, one that would seize control of the other 19 wearers. The elves and dwarfs were lucky to avoid control, but the 9 men were too late and were enslaved, becoming the Nazgûl. Despite being exposed and losing his angelic and beautiful appearance, Sauron amassed his army and assaulted the free races in one giant battle. Despite coming close, Sauron was defeated when he lost possession of his ring and physical body, but having poured his soul and hate into the One Ring, he endured long enough to curse the man who defeated him, Isildur, into dying at an ambush Orc attack. However, the ring was lost...
    • ...until it was found by a Hobbit named Smeagol who kept it. The ring's influence allowed Smeagol to bypass his original lifespan, but it's corrupting powers twisted and distorted Smeagol in mind and body, becoming Gollum. Gollum would lose the ring, whereupon it would end up in the hands of Bilbo Baggins. The ring would be inherited by Bilbo's nephew Frodo, who would take it upon himself and a group known as the Fellowship of the Ring to take the ring to Mount Doom to destroy it. Finally finding out about the ring's return, Sauron did everything in his power to reclaim it, but the persistence and determination of the Fellowship, their friends, family and alliance and the sudden role and influence Gollum had managed to outlast long enough for the One Ring to be destroyed. Hence, Sauron's influence was suddenly and permanently crushed, which was indicated by the collapse of Barad-dûr.
  • Sauron was actually among the first beings in the Pantheon. His first chronological sighting was soon after Melkor managed to free himself from the Void and establish the Grand United Alliance of Evil. As the original Dark Lord needed to quickly amass a group of followers to combat against Cosmos, Sauron was quickly bought back, albeit bodiless, and was the ultimate general to the GUAE. Upon his return, Sauron scoured around the Pantheon in search of the One Ring, successfully finding it in the Treasures vault. Through a series of tricks and manipulation, Sauron was able to break through and reclaim the One Ring, restoring his physical body and securing his power and supremacy for the GUAE.
    • Despite his prestigious position, Sauron would soon face competition as the GUAE Mastermind was beginning to add more members, starting with the Four Horsemen, composing of Griffith, Johan Liebert, Majin Buu. Although he was a bit annoyed that the three of them were given a higher position than him, Sauron still held a great influence among villains, as demonstrated as many of the battles between the GUAE and GUAG were led by Sauron on the former's side with a varying win-loss streak.
    • However, Sauron's reputation, popularity and influence began to take a dip over time with the appearances of newer, more interesting and more competent villains for Melkor to sway to his side. Sauron himself pretended to look like he took it pretty well... until the day came when the GUAE Malum Magia was to have its top leader announced, a prospect that the Dark Lord was looking forward to. It came as a very shocking dismay when it was announced that Lord Voldemort was to represent and lead the Malum Magia. Infuriated, Sauron approached Melkor and demanded why he was getting neglected and passed over, to which the original Dark Lord mused that Sauron hasn't been doing all too well with his role either, especially his crippling defeat in the end of the Third Age. A few complaints later, Sauron took some time off to brood and reflect whether Melkor truly valued him...
    • During his time in isolation, Sauron was met by Darkseid, who by that time, had made himself known for opposing Melkor. The God of Apokolips told the Dark Lord that he wanted a conversation and that he was feeling alienated. Darkseid then revealed that he and Melkor had differing ideals and end goals; Melkor wanted to obliterate Arda and Middle-earth out of spite and anger whereas Sauron was aiming for law and order to be imposed on every race and land where he would be in control and that at the end of the day, Sauron and Melkor would just butt heads on deciding what should happen in the end. Darkseid then concluded that as a fellow outcast when it comes to villains, he asked Sauron if they could join forces and that he himself was aiming for law and order himself before departing. In just one meeting, Sauron entered a very reflective and deep thought about his past, actions and allegiance. He saw that Darkseid was right; he and Melkor weren't really compatible, in spite of being his apprentice and top lieutenant and their goals were always different.
    • His lack of any meaningful rank to justify his Evil Overlord representation, Darkseid's conversation and his reflection all culminated in a last straw; Sauron left the GUAE and took along with him all of his most trusted allies and the armies that he personally had control of, but not before leaving a note to slam Melkor for being a coward in situations where he would meet his match, usually relying on Sauron himself when it comes to plans and strategies and for neglecting his first top general. He immediately came to Apokolips to swear his allegiance to Darkseid and become his chief enforcer. Sauron was the first of many potential recruits in the Harbingers of Repression, which Darkseid created to represent his own faction from being free of the GUAE's influence.
  • While Melkor was the first Dark Lord, Sauron is arguably the more popular one of the two, something which he can boast about. Still, with how Melkor still has more power than him, Sauron usually keeps quiet about him. Even disregarding the popularity challenge, Sauron still seeks to usurp, or at least surpass Melkor in some way or another. Being in the GUAE hampered this direction, given how he had to grovel and take orders from his master frequently, but since his defection and joining the Harbingers, Sauron can now actively plan out what he can do to challenge Melkor. The first thing he wants to do is become a better fighter. Sure his main strength is creation and deception, but someday, you have to look strong and imposing.
  • Despite his passive mistreatment and lack of acknowledgement in the GUAE, some members have admitted that Sauron was indeed a valuable asset and state that had he been the head of the Malum Magia instead of Voldemort, he would have remained. Alas, it's too late for that, but they highlight that Sauron is still one of the most powerful and influential villains in the Pantheon. The only other villain who was able to talk back against him directly is Melkor; the other villains only converse about Sauron's shortcomings if he isn't anywhere near their earshot or presence, lest a fight broke out. Nevertheless, Sauron himself doesn't care about it, now that the Harbingers has seen him fulfil his desire of being acknowledged and treated with respect and fear altogether.
  • Really doesn't want to be reminded by his final defeat. The fact that true loyalty and friendship played a hand doesn't help matters either, for such a concept is almost completely alien to the Dark Lord. He seeks to destroy the House of Friendship one day out of spite and smite Frodo, Sam, Gandalf, Aragorn and all of their loved ones for extra measure.
    • In terms of friendships, Sauron does confess that Darkseid may as well be the closest he has to one, given that it was the Lord of Tyranny that encouraged and motivated him to effectively stand up to Melkor before his eventual defection of the GUAE. The fact there are other tyrants like him impressed and intrigue Sauron to some extent. Lord Recluse quickly became close allies in that regard, considering that the two of them are not afraid to openly declare their villainy and that both of them are some of Darkseid's closest confidants.
  • Twilight Sparkle was surprised to see someone who bore a resemblance to King Sombra, like Sauron and immediately opposed him for being an oppressive tyrant with delusions of grandeur not unlike Sombra. The moment Sauron realized that Twilight believed in love and friendship, his utter disgust towards the alicorn and the Mane Six intensified because he was reminded by his final defeat. To demonstrate his rage, Sauron attacked the Mane Six and soundly defeated them before ranting towards Twilight that "friendship will only delay the inevitable". He promptly left them alive, but demoralized, because if death won't play a role, how about snuffing out their optimism in exchange.
    • Speaking of King Sombra, the unicorn came to his doorstep and immediately demanded a challenge, not believing the fact that he defeated the Mane Six. Sauron, in return, accepted and then proceeded to thrash him around Mordor like paste. In an effort to humiliate him, Sauron proclaimed him a "useless ripoff" and then banished him elsewhere. Since then, Sombra has been trying hard to attempt a comeback, the problem is is that Sauron could hardly be bothered about it.
  • Sora's beliefs in the Power of Friendship also pisses off Sauron to no end and the sentiment is thrown at whatever Keyblade Wielders are associated with him too. Time and again, Sauron will battle against Sora partly because the Dark Lord is dead-set on destroying Sora's optimistic mindset. The Clock Tower and Wayfinder Trios also dislike him as Sauron's manipulative and deceptive nature are not too far off from Master Xehanort. As for Xehanort himself, Sauron doesn't have much of an opinion towards him, not after Xehanort has since been quietly absent from conversation since his final defeat.
  • Madoka Kaname and Princess Sofia are not fond of Sauron's distaste for concepts like Love and Friendship. Unsurprisingly, Sauron reciprocates by calling Madoka a hopeless weakling in the grand scheme of things ever since the Great Upheaval and sees Sofia as a "twerp who has no idea what she's dealing with". Sauron isn't intimidated by Sofia's love becoming weaponized, he's dealt with stuff a lot worse than that (or so he says), but the fact that Sofia has a lot of friends and allies makes Sauron rather cautious. As for Madoka herself, Sauron seeks to drive her insane, or more evidently, corrupt her into becoming Kriemhild Gretchen.
  • Sauron is a masterful strategist and has manipulated billions of beings into unknowingly benefitting him. This was a trait that the GUAE was thankful for, that is until more members began to challenge this. Even if his intellect wasn't enough, Sauron was still a very powerful magician and a skilled fighter. However, fighting wasn't exactly his best suite and, like his master before, Sauron has had his own set of humiliating defeats. Ever since he came to the Pantheon, he asserted that he would not cower away and dedicate more time to fighting on the frontlines and improving his fighting style. Still, don't remind him of his losses.
  • Expressing interest in the cold landscapes of Naggaroth, Sauron paid a visit and was surprised to see how conceptually similar it was to Mordor. There, he came into contact with Malekith, who had a slight resemblance to him. Malekith demanded to know why he arrived, to which Sauron stated that he was curious and, seeing how the Dark Elves were similar to Mordor's Orcs in some way, offered him an alliance. Malekith declined, stating that he hates Darkseid and that negotiations were off for the time being.
    • Sauron decided that to win Malekith's trust, he would have to entice a duel against him. They engaged in a brutal battle that caused shockwaves throughout Naggaroth and even flooded parts of the land. Unfortunately for Sauron, Malekith proved himself to be the better fighter, disarming Sauron of his mace and his magical prowess matching that of the Dark Lord. Still, Sauron put up a good fight and had some good blows against the Dark King. Respecting might above all else, Malekith decided to let Sauron go, but with the match being a tie, Naggaroth and the Harbingers are not in negotiations for an alliance. Sauron, in turn, sees this as a reason to further improve his fighting prowess and shed off his cowardly phase.
  • Being the most powerful item in his asset, the One Ring has the power to exponentially amplify Sauron's powers to such a scale where he believes an entire planet would either submit or perish to it. That, and he embedded a part of his soul into the ring, giving the ring a consciousness of sorts and a fraction of his power and lifeforce. Due to Sauron's evil, the One Ring corrupts anyone, sans Sauron, who takes possession of it and plays with their deepest and most passionate desires. Never forgetting his past experiences, Sauron seeks to hold the ring to him as closest as he could and ordered his scientific allies to place tracking signals in case the ring is ever lost.
  • As the archetypal Evil Overlord, Sauron tends to get into comparison competitions against others of his kind, such as Palpatine, Thanos and Shinnok. Turns out, the competition is tough as those three are effective in what they set out to do and Sauron feels that them being potentially more successful would not bode well for him. Naturally, out of them all, his biggest rivalry is towards Voldemort for obvious reasons. Sauron seeks to one day show Voldemort whose more stronger and praise-worthy one point.
    • Despite their rivalry, Sauron and Voldemort find common ground in their desperate search to regain their beautiful forms because of how useful they are in gaining followers.
  • As a proponent to control and order, Sauron came into contact with Big Brother. He was surprised to see how Big Brother maintained it's iron grip over the populace of Airstrip One and commended it for that. Big Brother, in turn, likes Sauron's approach for trying to enforce his enemies and opposers into submitting into working for him. The two have a great influence on the Harbingers with Sauron taking notes on how to come with propaganda speeches to rally up his armies and populace whenever he gets the chance.
    • He was surprised to see himself get along with YHVH, albeit somewhat. Despite the two's end goals being "power for the sake of power", Sauron is evidently more on the Evil side of Lawful Evil. Still, he can see where YHVH is coming from and it helps that he gets along with Darkseid. Being a former GUAE general, Sauron has as much of his experience and intel told to the Grand United Alliance of Law and isn't shy on working with them should their ends meet his. Still, given how his appearance sticks out like a sore thumb, he avoids going to GUAL-related territories as he feels being there would be alienating towards the residents. That, and they might probably remind Sauron of the Maiar and Valar, much to his dismay.
  • While not in an alliance, he has some sort of pity towards the Ebon Dragon, considering that both of them were once one of Melkor's top enforcers, but have since been alienated, with the Ebon Dragon being a former Horsemen before being extracted from the Alliance altogether and Sauron leaving in a disgruntled and unsatisfied mood. The reason they're not allied is that Darkseid holds the Ebon Dragon in utter contempt for being too incompetent. Jyggalag, however, is a brighter example, given that he's commended Sauron for his despotic goals and the two will often hang out with one another. Still, Jyggalag prioritizes YHVH first, so Sauron couldn't be there for him longer than he would like to.
  • While Sauron is more than willing to provide Shao Kahn with a steady supply of resources and support, the same cannot be said for Shang Tsung. Seeing how Shang had dreamt of usurping Shao Khan in an attempt to take over the realms, Sauron is cautious about his ploys. Shang, however, noted how similar they were, with the two of them have betrayed their superiors at some point and having goals that differentiate from their masters. Even with the One Ring, Sauron seeks to stay clear of Shang's treachery, especially considering the time where after claiming Kronika's amulet, he promptly betrayed everyone he worked with and killed Shao Kahn and Sindel before taking on Kronika and erasing her from existence.
  • Being a former deity of craftsmanship, Sauron is also one of the more practitioners of Industrialized Evil. He did help Melkor in the creation of evil races such as Orcs, Balrogs and Dragons and hence, claims that whatever of these he meets must swear praise and respect to him. Some are willing to work with the Dark Lord, others digress. Thrall is one of those Orcs who vehemently oppose Sauron for being a tyrannical dictator and for giving Orcs a bad name. Bahamut similarly detests Sauron for even daring to lull dragons to his side and has made no pretence about fighting against him if they ever meet again.
    • Sauron is one of the chief engineers of experimentation and testing towards other races and his troops. As demonstrated by the Uruk-hai, a stronger breed of Orcs created during the War of the Ring, Sauron seeks to present himself and make alliances with all sorts of evil races so that he could potentially modify them into becoming effective henchmen for him and the Harbingers. While he isn't exactly scientific, he is among the closest things Middle-earth has to one. Tenjuro Banno praises the Dark Lord for how far he is willing to go to craft his army and gears, though he insists that his Roidmudes are superior. While there's a rivalry, Sauron and Banno are okay working with one another, given they're members of the same alliance.
  • Being the archetypal Evil Overlord, the amount of medieval-based enemies Sauron has made is rather humourous, given his overtly oppressive nature and his deranged and sadistic desires. Lucina has fought hordes of Orcs who have threatened her and her loved ones countless times, as have Alm, Celica, Corrin and Azura. Corrin was disgusted to see how Sauron played a negative influence upon dragons in general and seeks to abolish that notion. Tyrion, Teclis, King Arthur and Arturia Pendragon similarly oppose Sauron, the former two can sympathize with the Elves of Middle-earth and are shocked by just how low Melkor and Sauron would have stooped to achieve their tasks. Sauron hates the latter two for reminding him of Aragorn, kings who would do anything to earn the love of their kingdoms and thoroughly dedicated to protecting them and stop evil from spreading.
    • Gilgamesh similarly doesn't hold Sauron in high regard, though it's less because he's well, evil and more because Gilgamesh finds it hilarious that Sauron lost to a giant dog and in his words, "three midgets". Obviously, Sauron doesn't take that sentiment well.
That is a small price for so great a treachery. So shall it surely be. Say on!
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    Sheev Palpatine/Darth Sidious 
Sheev Palpatine, God of The Empire and The Dark Side (Senator Palpatine, Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, High Chancellor Palpatine, Darth Sidious, The Emperor, My Emperor, Master, Your Majesty, His Imperial Highness, Speaker D, D The Superior, The Senate, Frank, Too Weak, Alright, Evil, Palps, Palpy)
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    Sigma 
Sigma, The God Behind the Monsters, Councillor for the Grand United Alliance of Machines (Commander Sigma, The Sigma Virus)
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The Sigma Virus 

    Thanos 
Thanos, The Galactic Conqueror (Mad Titan, Great Titan, The Most Powerful Being in the Universe, Son of A'Lars, All-Father, Chins, Dione, Thanos Rex, Master, Masterlord, Overmaster, Avatar of Death, The Outcast, Genocidal Maniac, Perpendicular Grape in Need Of Chapstick and a Heart, Madman, Prophet, Survivor, Grimace, One Big Guy, Sire, Crapsack, Son of a Bitch)
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Intermediate Gods

    Haman Karn 
Haman Karn, Goddess of Glorious Leaders
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Lesser Gods

    Arcturus Mengsk 
Arcturus Mengsk, God of Revolutions As Bad As Those They Overthrew (Mengsk, Arcturus I Mengsk, Emperor Mengsk)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: Terran Dominion logo
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Evil Empires, Former Dashing Rebel Commander, Revenge, Brutal Tactics For Revolutions, Running His Empire Worse Than Those He Overthrew, Unforgivable Acts, Master Planner, Backstabbing Many Groups
  • Domains: Rebels, Empires, Leadership
  • Allies: Sheev Palpatine, Arthas Menethil, Diablo, Adria
  • Former Head of: Nova Terra
  • Enemies: Sarah Kerrigan, Jim Raynor, Tassadar, Zertaul, Artanis, Lelouch Lamperouge, Azir, Tyrael, Captain America, Tychus Findlay
  • Arcturus Mengsk, the name that instills quite the fear amongst the Pantheon. Why? Up until his ascension, many thought that rebelling against Empires are all cool stuff and heroic to do. With Mengsk, that statement is put in question, because sometimes… people who rebel against a greater power might not have altruistic motives at all… they could be as greatly power hungry, just like Mengsk. In the immortal words of Jim Raynor:
    "It's funny… it seems like yesterday Arcturus was the idealistic rebel crusader. Now he's the law, and we're the criminals."
    • For this, he earns the enmity of those who rebels for a 'good cause', such as Lelouch.
  • Arcturus was thought to be dead, killed in righteous revenge by Sarah Kerrigan, whose condition of being the Queen of Blades was largely his fault. However, to the surprise of many, he reappeared in the Pantheon. Turns out, while Amon was a greater threat to that galaxy, Arcturus has become one of the most influential Big Bads amongst the Blizzard universe, enabling the two big villains of the 'verse, Diablo and Arthas Menethil to revive him, and they form a triumvirate of evil. Arcturus has since swore vengeance on both Kerrigan and Raynor.
    • Funnily, the Protoss deities like Tassadar and Zeratul just sees him like a 'small fish in a big pond', stating that influential as he may be, he's still a smaller level scale of threat compared to Amon… or even The Overmind!
  • The first thing Arcturus tried to do once he established his throne in the Pantheon would be to once again re-assert himself as the superior of his 'pet Ghost', Nova. Unfortunately for him, Nova this time around refused to do anything with him, as it turns out she's been assigned to a 'mysterious benefactor'. Not willing to give up, Arcturus tried to 'have his way' to force Nova back to his services, only for the mysterious benefactor to reveal itself and drive him back: Tyrael, who once hired her to 'play hero' on the Nexus, and she started enjoying it for real. Arcturus swore revenge on that too.
  • There are some rumors that in spite being largely a non-combatant, he'll make it to the Nexus battlefield, to fight alongside Arthas and Diablo (and reclaiming Nova back, because NO ONE that he sees still useful so far should escape from his grasp). For that, he's developing a style rumored to be taking advantage of destroyed buildings. This caught the attention of the Sand Emperor Azir, who is keeping a watchful eye on him, as it might be similar to his Sun Discs, and also for the fact that he's disgusted at Arcturus' so-called 'Empire/Dominion'.
  • With his record of rebellion that turns out worse than those he overthrew, he also earned a big ire from Steve Rogers, who sees his actions similar to the American Revolution gone bad and making people fear about 'fighting for freedom'. "The fight for freedom should be used not for personal power, or a propaganda for that!" Arcturus is unfazed.
  • For many, not just Kerrigan, the moment he became known as an unforgivable bastard is when he attempted to sacrifice his own nation for his own gain, including his much more stand-up son Valerian Mengsk.
  • Tychus is not very agreeable with him when he forced him to kill Kerrigan or else he'll shut down his major organs. Now that he is no longer under his control, Mengsk is fearful that Tychus is coming for him.
  • Mengsk is under the radar of Lucio, who suspects that the Vishkar Corporation might be an Indian branch of his old Dominion seeing that they use similar propaganda methods. While it was unconfirmed about the allegiance, Mengsk is very annoyed, that brat is like a Younger and Hipper Raynor to him, but given time, he may become some sort of Spiritual Successor of the rebel. Even moreso, Mengsk has sent invitations towards Lucio's enemy Symmetra for perhaps a cooperation, but Symmetra never replied, apparently too repulsed with Mengsk, not to mention his Dominion's building style was not to her standards. As such, Mengsk has been using his intel corps to find out who the Vishkar CEO is, if anything, they'd make a more agreeable ally.

    The Enclave 
The Enclave, Unholy Dystopian America
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  • Lesser Deities
  • Symbol: Their logo on the right.
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil, believe themselves as Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Oppressive States of America, Remnants of Pre-War United States of America, Eagleland (Mixed Example), Vestigial Empire, Evil Wears Black, Powered Armor, Big Bad, Putting on the Reich, Anti-Villain, Looking down upon mutants and irradiated humans, A Nazi by Any Other Name, Alternate History, Soldiers still human outside their work, Knight Templar, Ultimately wanting to bring back the prosperous American lifestyle
  • Domains: America, Government Remnants, Military, Purity, Xenophobia, Extermination
  • Allies: The Illusive Man, Felix
  • Enemies:
  • Opposed by: Any non-human entities, Chinese
  • Banned from: The House of Otherness
  • The Great War. It had devastated both America and China after their lust for resources escalated, turning both countries into irradiated hellholes. While the lucky few Americans took shelter in Vaults, a select group of important figures evacuated to the Poseidon Energy Oil Rig before the bombs fell. After bidding their time they observed the rebuilding of life outside and were horrified by what they saw: Monstrous mutants and deranged raider factions had stomped on their once great nation. This combined with their isolationist attitude culminated into the belief that they are the sole heirs of the Pre-War world and that they must do away with the existing tainted populace.
    • Through being the most technologically advanced faction in the Wasteland they could of easily accomplished such a goal, but were eventually foiled by some lone individual in spite of the overwhelming odds. Their power soon faded away in the Wastes after their defeat in the Capital Wasteland, new factions appearing to take their place both good and bad. Some rumors say there exists another Enclave base out there, simply bidding their time, but almost anything can become a rumor nowadays...
  • A while back various Eyebots were seen floating around the Pantheon spouting "the return of life before nuclear holocaust" and patriotic music. Most didn't pay them mind with some trying to trace them back to their owner or scrapping the robots for their use or out of annoyance. Months later, a fleet of vertibirds flew to the House of Leadership where numerous Enclave soldiers secured an empty area for themselves to build a new base, opening fire on anyone that got too close. They've refused contact until another fleet of vertibirds flew to the Court of Gods to discuss their placement in the Pantheon. Represented by President Dick Richardson, he solidified the Enclave's deification and declared that while they may have lost America in the mortal world, there is nothing stopping them from building a new one in the Pantheon from the ground up.
    Dick Richardson: "Humanity will rightfully rule this place. It doesn't matter how many abominations comes between us, our America isn't big enough for two top dogs."
    • President John Henry Eden also communicated his ambitions through the Eyebot Radios. While his position is questioned as that means there are two Presidents he is still left in power for his efforts in the Capital Wasteland for now. It's unknown what comes of either President after their problems in the Pantheon are resolved.
      Eden: "We meet again, My dearest America. We last left off when this traitorous 'Brotherhood of Steel' sought out to steal America's Waters for their own use. I'm sure you had heard the outcome, but the Enclave had returned! As long as the America ideals live on we will never die! America will never die!"
  • Despite the two wandering wastelanders never actually meeting the Enclave in person (the Courier met only met ex-Enclave soldiers and one descendant), the Courier and both Sole Survivors are still treated with hostility. The latter are disheartened at seeing the remnants of the government before the war be reduced to such villainy. More so since they never had seen the more nasty side of the U.S. Government, living happy lives.
  • While their soldiers were clad head to toe in Powered Armor and weilded the most advanced weaponry in the Wastes none of them compared to Frank Horrigan. The result of being exposed to FEV and further experimentation by Enclave scientists, he stands 12 feet high and even without his armor he is still superior to your run-of-the-day super mutant. Fast, strong, and tough, those who stood in the way of the Enclave die so horribly that even his comrades are disturbed by it. While he did fall, he still retains his infamy especially around mooks. So don't try and bring up the hypocrisy that he is Super Mutant working to exterminate other mutants and non-humans.
    Frank Horrigan: "Your ride's over mutie. Time to die."
    • Horrigan's active acts of cruelty ended up turning against him when he killed Doomguy's pet rabbit, marking the third death. It would of been a longer battle had not he introduced the BFG. Tough as the Secret Service Agent is, it didn't take long for him to bite the dust. He wants a rematch, but not before upgrading himself even further so he stays out of the Bane of Hell's way for now.
  • Strong enemies to Liberty Prime for contributing to their destruction on the East Coast thanks to the Brotherhood of Steel. Although they did manage to destroy him, the damage had already been done, but there are rumors of a plan to hijack the patriotic mecha to the rightful side. But that didn't compare to when they heard that Arthur Maxson ascended long before they did. Out of all the ascended deities from their world, the Enclave despises the Brotherhood of Steel the most. Their battles in the Pantheon are proof of that, quite like the conflicts back in the Capital Wasteland, only much more destructive.
  • Worth noting that despite the government's goals, a majority of their workforce are still honest people in the end, often swept up by the patriotism. Also note that there were conflict within the Enclave ranging from subverting or disobeying orders to going off and doing their own thing (like try and cure others of irradiation as opposed to killing them). Even Colonel Autumn only wanted the Water Purifer as a means to bring order to the Wasteland as opposed to genocide. Don't ask them who the President of the United States is, though, as seen here.
    Communications Officer: "The President of the United-fucking-States-of-America. Who'd you think I was talking about? Who the fu - who is - what - I should kick your fucking ass, who is this?"
  • Wasn't one of the most technologically advanced factions in the wasteland for nothing. Beyond their armaments and Horrigan, they have also used mind controlled Deathclaws and a lethal strain of of the Forced Evolutionary Virus. Although banned from the House of Otherness, they had hired Felix to abduct members from the House in an effort to kill a wider variety of targets for the FEV since it's no longer limited to mutants (Presidents Eden and Richardson insists the test subjects are doing America a service). They're interested in the space faring vessels within the Treasury, the SDF-1 in particular due due to the sheer potential of its Protoculture Matrix as a cheap source of fuel. There's other objects of interest, but they stay the hell away from the Markers.
  • They have tried to reach out to other Americans in the Pantheon, thinking they'd be more rational in their judgement than non-Americans or non-humans. Didn't really work out as well as they hoped. They first contacted Armstrong to appeal some sort of alliance, until they found about his goals to turn America becoming a Social Darwinist society is completely insane to them. Meanwhile Armstrong is repulsed by the corruption and manipulation of their workforce into following those ordered by the higher ups rather than what they beleive especially since there's a lot kept secret from them (such as President Eden actually being an AI). Captain America called them out on their horrible actions even going back to before the war such as the annexation of Canada or the atrocities at Little Yangtze.
    • Thanks to Cap revealing their attitude towards Chinese and what they did to them, many Chinese oppose the Enclave if not outright enemies. The corrupt government still blame them despite, you know, being equally responsible for their world being nuked to hell. The Nature Preservers weren't so pleased with them turning the blame, Gaea and Viridi especially.
  • Are disgusted with ADVENT's dominance over Earth, the idea of aliens taking control over man as opposed to the other way around. They've taken to engaging in combat with them, trying to reverse engineer their technology along the way mirroring XCOM, but it's a case of Evil vs. Evil. The Illusive Man took notice and decided to ally with them due to their similar goals for humanity even if the Illusive Man did get manipulated by the Reapers. They're often bombarded by SCP-2578-D due to their status as corrupt figures, even as the higher ups say is necessary to bringing back the glory days and that they agree with its actions on other targets.
  • "God bless the Enclave! God bless America!"

Demigods

    Governor Ratcliffe 
Governor Ratcliffe, God of Antagonistic Governors
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    Wallace Breen 
Dr. Wallace Breen, God of Quislings (Breen, Dr. Breen, the Administrator)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: The Union's "clamp" along with the robotic "CMB" word below it. (Shared with the Combine)
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil, with some Neutral Evil moments.
  • Portfolio: Speaking Calm Despite Being Evil, Breaking Speeches, Corrupt Corporate Executive, Evil Overlord, Actually A Hypocrite, Did What Was Necessary To Save The Human Race Which Led To Humanity's Enslavement And Evaded Extinction, Unknown In The First Game, Smug Snake
  • Domains: Administrations, Leadership, Collaborators
  • Followers: George Sairas, Dylan Gould, Edward Diego
  • Heralds: The Combine Overwatch
  • Allies: Frieza, Boros, Lex Luthor
  • Complications with: Ragyo Kiryuin
  • Enemies: Gordon Freeman, The Vortiguants, Chell, Cave Johnson (his competiton), GLaDOS, XCOM, Commander Farsight, Dessler, Juzo Okita, General Fletcher, Agents K and J
  • Opposes: Jim Raynor, Arcturus Mengsk, Lelouch vi Britannia
  • Opposed by: The entire House of Family as a whole. Cooler (due to bringing Frieza as an ally)
  • The main collaborator who stopped the Combine from ending Humanity itself, Doctor Wallace Breen commanded the Combine Overwatch, the Combine's representative army for Earth. When the portal exploded courtesy of Freeman, his body was never found. Turns out, he was teleported to the Pantheon seconds later.
    • When Court of the Gods reviewed him, they offered him a position, but under one condition: He must have his representative army to join him in the Pantheon. That, along with Breen's respect for the Overwatch also led to the Combine's ascension.
  • As the former Corporate Leader of Black Mesa, Cave Johnson despises every single bit of him so much. Breen however doesn't think much of him, since Johnson isn't spotted in the Pantheon (despite having a seat). But then again, since Black Mesa and Aperture are competitors ever since, it kinda makes sense why such threat was needed.
    • And just like Johnson, GLaDOS detests his position. Though he is very confused with her voice since it sounds exactly like the administrator of the Combine radio.
  • From his experiences with rebellion (due to Freeman's intervention), he has placed every single rebellion master as primary targets. Jim Raynor, Arcturus Mengsk and Lelouch are in Breen's shitlist for fitting to his criteria of rebels. He also doesn't stand any form of resistance because for him, it "let's the human mind die slowly, without reaching out the stars", according to his speech.
    Breen: Tell me, (name), if you can: you have destroyed so much. What is it, exactly, that you have created? Can you name even one thing? I thought not.
    • Out of all those rebellions though, he has complete disdain towards Arcturus for being the proof of why he hates rebels like him. Given Mengsk's title, it kinda makes sense.
  • While they are not related, it seems that there are striking similarities with him and Ragyo, if not Distaff Counterparts for some reason. Being collaborators to save something, with Breen for Humanity and Ragyo being for herself, and even taking extreme measures to save it, or face extinction. The only problem is that unlike Ragyo, Breen actually knows what he is doing (though that might be debatable). And like most people, he even doesn't agree with her actions. She may be allies with his army, but she isn't allies with the collaborator himself.
  • Has made deals with Albert Wesker to give aid in controlling humanity using the T-Virus. While he has accepted the offer, Breen has to keep an eye out for him, since he's pretty clear that Wesker will take over the Combine and use them for COMPLETE. GLOBAL. SATURATION!
    • The entirety of XCOM hold immense contempt for Breen, seeing him as a reminder of ADVENT and EXALTED, two human groups working for the aliens. Breen said that he is different from those two groups because he isn't joining for their own selfish ways, but rather save humanity, but that doesn't excuse him from implementing harsh ways to save them. Let's just say that XCOM will be targeting Breen first.
    • And it looks like Breen has some company, Commander Farsight, Dessler and Okita have also placed him as his enemy, with the former targeting the Imperium of Man, and the latter two just because he has commanded hostile aliens.
  • For someone who installed the Suppresion Field just to halt human reproduction, this insulted a huge majority of the House of Family. Many deities especially from the Children subhouse are offended for his objective even with this reasons.
  • Has made some collaborative meetings with Frieza and Boros just to strengthen the Combine's army power. This has gotten Goku and Saitama's attention rather fast.
    • Cooler on the other hand, while recruited into Combine ranks, opposes Breen for, well bringing his brother. After all, Frieza still hates his brother.
    • Commonalities aside, he and Lex Luthor got on good terms surpirsingly. He's even more impressed that Luthor was able to make a simple deal with Zod without damaging the Earth.
  • Unfortunately, Breen's time has been cut short, especially with the ascension of The Vortiguants. While he is ordering to capture some for testing, it will be only a matter of time before he realizes the Vorts' true potential.


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