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The boundary between life and death is no mere line, but a spectrum that blurs traditional understanding. When the graves of the House of Otherness grew too large, a chasm full of the undead opened up. This became the new House of the Undead, a gray area between the living and dead realms where those who are undead, unliving or "the living impaired" found home. Here it is always night, the architecture is always gothic and the dead walk under the light of a perpetual full moon.

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The house has an intimate connection to the House of Life and Death, and the various psychopomps there will guide "warm-bloods" through the house safely. For a price, at least. Often visited by the House of Slaughter, as it's the usual supplier of dead bodies. Many consider the house to be obscene, though it does have a number of friendly deities.

Any other undead is welcome. Every Halloween is like Christmas for the residents, as the house is opened for generous parties and trick or treating. Jack Skellington serves as the ambassador who keeps the house orderly when this happens. However, every Halloween the ghost world opens for 24 hours. Not only that, but zombies rise from their graves during this time. While it's not that much of a big deal, they still cause enough trouble that some monster hunters have to step in to quiet it down.

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Due to his unhealthy love of smiting the Undead, Artix von Krieger is banned from entering this temple. The only way to deter him — via the use of bright pink objects — has been a hot topic for the gods here.

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Lords of the Unliving

    Dracula 
Dracula, Lord of Vampires (Drac, Nosferatu, Vlad the Impaler, Lord of Castlevania, Scourge of God, Mathias Cronqvist, Vlad Dracula Ţepeş)
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  • Greater God (all vampires can trace their origins to him somehow, and most refer to him as the highest of their race), can go up to Overdeity when he fuses with Death.
  • Symbol: A wine glass filled with blood.
  • Theme Music: "Swan Lake, Op. 20: Act II", "The Horror of Dracula" "Dracula - The Beginning""Dance of Illusions".
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Public Domain Characters, Goddamned Bats, Life Energy Drainers, Evil Aristocrats, Big Bads, haunted castles, resurrection, Killing People During Cutscenes.
  • Domains: Darkness, Moon, Night, Thirst, Temptation.
  • Followers: Slayer, Many of the 27 Dead Apostle Ancestors, Neclord
  • Avatar: Christopher Lee (out of the ascended, anyway; many just see him as Bela Lugosi)
  • Allies: Dio Brando, Frankenstein's Monster, Pinhead, Zeldris, Beelzebub, Ed Wood
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Yuuki Terumi
  • Enemies: Simon Belmont, Adrian Ţepeş/Alucard (his son), Eric Brooks/Blade, Trevor Belmont, Sypha Belnades, Grant Danasty, Shiki Tohno, Arcuied Brunestud, Abel Nightroad, Alexander Anderson, Sanguinius, Remilia Scarlet, Ezio Auditore, Buffy Summers,
  • Complicated Relationship with: Alucard (from Hellsing), Vlad III, Eric Brooks/Blade
  • As the most famous vampire in all history (fictional or otherwise) and the one to popularize the archetype of what our definition of a vampire is, Dracula is treated with awe and reverence by any and all vampires who are not his enemy, and is recognized as a being not to be trifled with by all gods in the Pantheon.
  • Is confused by the actions of one Karin Maaka, who is his polar opposite - a beautiful female daywalker who injects blood instead of draining it. Has some overlap into the domain of the Borg Queen, leading to some confusion.
  • Eternal enemy of all those who hunt the night, most notably Abraham Van Hellsing, the Belmont clan, Buffy Summers, and the Monster Squad.
  • There have been calls from some of his followers to disown the vampires of Twilight on the grounds that they're "not actually vampires". He has dismissed these complaints, as he has more important things to do than listen to petty whining.
  • Recently spent several months in the hospital after a botched attempt to provoke the Blood Angels into "The Black Rage". Sangunius retaliated by breaking Drac's spine in half.
  • Remilia Scarlet introduced him the other 'master' of her servant Sakuya Izayoi, Dio Brando. Due to his vampiric heritage, Dracula forged a friendship with him and sent one of his minions, Zephyr, to become Dio's follower as a token of friendship.
    • Of course, after being held prisoner in order to keep Sakuya in the GUAE, Remilia is not in good terms with him.
  • Had a brief feud over his position with one Evangeline A.K. McDowell but emerged the victor since Eva found redemption. Given that there is no written rule that vampire lord must be evil it's entirely possible that she just regrouping for the new attack.
  • And now, as if he didn't have enough to worry about, Vlad's been hanging out with Bobby Hill. That boy just ain't right...
  • His former position in the mortal world is currently unfilled, because his mortal reincarnation, Soma Cruz, really won't have any of it. Drac and Soma occasionally get into arguments over this topic. Much of the pantheon have noted that the only thing stopping Soma from changing his mind is the fact that his girlfriend Mina is still alive.
  • It is rumored that he is worried about Sierra Mikain trying to take his position, but she doesn't seem to be interested.
    • Drac may also be worried about Valvatorez, given that despite losing much of his power, he's still an immensely powerful vampire.
  • Constantly refers humanity to be a miserable little pile of secrets.note 
  • After Abel Nightroad's ascension, he briefly lost his haughty demeanor, concerned the Crusnik's power was actually threatening. Abel tried to exploit it until both realized his powers were exclusively useful against exactly one breed of vampire (an artificial one, to boot). Long story short, Abel has learned not to piss off vampire lords.
    • On the other hand, when it comes to Arcueid that's a completely different story. She has no qualms about killing her kin and using their corpses as her secret ingredients in her cooking when cooking for her beloved. Not to mention her power level, which compared to her makes Dracula look like an infant. In short, he avoids Arcuied whenever possible, lest he becomes "Dracula Pot Pie" on her menu.
  • His strength seems to vary depending on when he's reincarnated with no rhyme or reason to how it works.
  • His battle with Shanoa showed that his One-Winged Angel transformations may well weaken him, as when he decided to start physically fighting in his normal form, he was a much greater threat than usual.
  • Despite their antagonism of one another, Dracula's love for his son is only hidden skin deep, and if Alucard were to join him (be it through mind control or of his own will), he would welcome him with open arms. The fact that he knows this is unlikely to happen only serves to increase his hatred and by proxy his power.
  • When he was told of Gabriel Belmont's fall which made him become an alternate universe's Dracula, he broke into laughter about the futility of faith.
    • When word came in that Gabriel had redeemed himself in the eyes of both God and his son, Main!Dracula... went silent, he vanished for nearly a week after that, and when he returned openly declared his hatred for Gabriel Belmont. Many of his allies suspect he tried to mend the rift between him and his Alucard, but it didn't end well.
    • Despite his enmity, he's never declared open war against his counterpart because, as much as it infuriates him, he's well aware that Gabriel's power is on a whole other level.
  • He went in a period of mourning following the passing of one of his avatars. Once this avatar ascended, Dracula has often paid respectful visits to his temple, while being disappointed that the other deity with his title has at most only done a Frankenstein work.
  • It was speculated that at one point, he took the name of Vlad the Impaler, as another name when he was known as Mathias Cronqvist. What he didn't expect was that the actual Vlad III, who used to be an aspect of him, broke out on his own and claimed his own house with something that Dracula hasn't been doing: impaling his victim. Years of being his aspect still allowed Dracula to implant his legends within Vlad, so he actually didn't mind losing that part.
  • Due to one of his most famous avatars, Dracula often slips into a peculiar accent, and has become friends with Ed Wood, who treats the count with utmost respect and thus is always spared from having his blood sucked.

    Io (DOTA 2
Io, Deity of Wisps (Guardian Wisp)
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  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: Its energy particle
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Energy Being, Nature Spirit, Requires Tether to support, Require cooperation and coordination as well as Spirits usage, Overcharge, Relocate, Older than time itself, Sentient Cosmic Force
  • Domains: Wisp, Energy
  • Allies: Keeper of the Light, Malfurion Stormrage, Tyrande Whisperwind, Magneto, San, Pyrrha Nikos, Monsoon, Catherine Kyoubashi
  • Rivals: The Champions of Runeterra
  • Enemies: Davros, Hexxus
  • Odd Friendship: Chaos Knight
  • Io is one of the four Fundamentals alongside Keeper of the Light, Chaos Knight, and Enigma. He is the embodiment of electromagnetic force which controls all physical matter and charges. Io somehow entered the Field of the Ancients and strongly impact any battle through its powers.
  • One would never think that Chaos Knight and Io would work together, considering his objective. But Chaos Knight becomes the Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse from Io giving him health, mana, attack speed, and damage reduction.
  • The ascended Night Elves were at first confused at the sight of Io, believing that he was one of the Worker Unit that managed to ascend. But they considered it very sacred because of it's power in creating reality, and the fact that it seems to hang around in nature.
  • Merida thought that the Wisp was going to help change fates to her again like before. While Wisp isn't the same as the Wisps in her world, it could help change the lives of others.
  • Do not confuse this Io with Io the dragon. Somehow, a big ball of light can be confused with a dragon that dwarfs other dragons.
  • As the embodiment of electromagnetic force, he could bind all matter together. It is capable of bonding with anyone like magnets and making the bonded much stronger. Though it itself doesn't emit electricity or magnetism, the fact that it might have created such forces in noted by masters of magnetism.
  • Since it looks like a ball of light, it is thought to be a fairy like Navi.
  • Monsoon is interested in Io, not in fodder but the embodiment of nature. Apparently, Monsoon loves nature and that Io is everywhere, including nature.
  • The wisp doesn't speak but through beeps and boops. Only a few deities could actually understand the wisp.
    • It got into a conversation with Bastion. The conversation goes like "Boop boop" and "Beep beep" (translation is close to resembling "We love nature.")
  • Adam Jensen had a little problem with pronouncing the wisp's name, whether it is "EE-oh" or "Eye-oh." When the wisp tried to be "helpful," obviously, it didn't help.
  • Davros tried to capture Io in order to cancel the force between atoms for his Reality Bomb.
  • BLEEP BLOOP BEEP note 

    Nagash the Undying 
Nagash the Undying, God of The Undead (Nagash the Great Necromancer)
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  • Greater God
  • Symbol: The Nine Books of Nagash
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Progenitor and Masterty of Necromancy, Evil Sorcerer, The most feared figure in the Old World, Indulging on Goodhood and can back up his claims, Godzilla Threshold, Greater-Scope Villain, One-Man Army, will kill everybody to instill an empire filled with undead individuals where only he possess free will can can dictate with will, Cannot develop feelings for anybody, Doesn't care for anyone and will only do what would benefit him, Wrote Nine Books about Necromancy, Killed his own brother for the throne of Nehekhara, Won't spare a moment in torturing and insulting others, A Monster in every sense of definition
  • Domains: The Undead, Necromancy, Dark Magic
  • Allies: Nekron, Big Daddy, Dracula, Grima, The Flood, Undying, Gul'dan, Zhaitan
  • Enemies: The Four Chaos Gods, Alucard, Harry Dresden, Squigly, All Living members of the Pantheon
  • High Priests: The Nine Mortarchs (Neferata, Arkhan)
  • Allegiance: Grand United Alliance of Destruction
  • Special relations: Mannfred. Mannfred von Carstein, the once Mortarch of Night has been removed from Nagash's priesthood and left to the Necromancer's nonexistent mercy after his actions during the End Times
  • Upon the coming of the End Times, Mannfred, Neferata and Arkhan combined their necromantic powers to make Nagash rise again to fight against the Chaos invasion led by Archaon, the Everchosen. His return caused a new kind of Magic to blow in the world, one infused with the power of Necromancy. Because of the influence he had upon his world and his immense powers of Necromancy, Nagash ascended into the Pantheon.
  • Because of his immense powers of Necromancy, Nagash was quick to summon an army of undead to his hand, both from his world...and from the dead within the Pantheon.
  • He made himself an ally with Nekron, as the two of them have a shared goal of wiping out all life. While the wary know that Nekron would include Nagash in that statement, he is willing to make the alliance in order to have a powerful ally should the time come. Rumours are persisting that Nekron may choose to turn Nagash into his "Avatar" by giving him a Black Lantern Ring...
  • The Four Chaos Gods consider Nagash to be a threat because of his desire for a dead world, and such a world would mean no more emotions, souls or prayers to empower them. It is for this reason they are his biggest enemies in the Pantheon, and why they goaded Settra into reassembling himself after his defeat at Nagash's hands.
    • After the events of the End Times, the Chaos Gods began sending constant messages to Nagash, mocking him for his loss and death during the End Times, also forever believing he could defeat Chaos. This has lead him to seek new alliances in preparation for revenge, even going so far as to consider a temporary one with The Flood to show the Chaos Gods their place.
  • He has named Harry Dresden a target because of his knowledge of the Word of Kemmler and the Darkhallow, a powerful spell of Necromancy that could turn an individual into an immortal Dark God on Halloween. Likewise, Harry considers Nagash a monster, as his Necromancy goes against the Fifth Law of Magic.
    • Nevertheless, even Nagash admitted he was impressed when he heard how Harry once used Necromancy to reanimate Sue the Tyrannosaurus.
  • He was not amused when Alucard rejected his offer to fall under his banner but is fully aware that going up against Alucard would hinder his efforts to accumulate power. As such, the two are at a stand-off with one another.
  • He was very pleased to see Grima, God of Dracoliches, join him in an alliance, both for his incredible power and his knowledge of Necromancy. Some have even said that Nagash will be granted the honor of being the God who shall ride Grima into battle in the End days.
    • The final events of the End Times left Nagash less than pleased. The Necromancer entered a cold fury and began destroying his own temple out of sheer anger at the results of the final battle. He is furious at the idiot Mannfred for killing Gelt during the crucial moment of the battle and causing a downward spiral that ended with the final victory of Chaos over the Warhammer world.
  • Nagash recently reclaimed his power in the Warhammer world, having usurped all the guardians and deities of the afterlife, becoming the sovereign and master over all the Underworlds, and is ready to fight against Chaos once more in the Age of Sigmar.
  • Also in Afterlife Entities.

    Nekron 
Nekron, God of Animating The Dead and Leader of the Grand United Alliance of Destruction (Lord of the Unliving, "Death")
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  • Overdeity
  • Symbol: The Black Lantern sigil. Alternatively, his scythe
  • Alignment: Claims to be Lawful Above Good and Evil, though many consider him Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Ancient Beings, Evil Darkness, Eldritch Abomination, Omnicidal Maniac, Resurrecting Dead Heroes, Zombie Apocalypse, Evil Is Deathly Cold, The Void of Space, Enemy to All Living Things, Fighting a Shadow, Can Reanimate Corpses
  • Domains: Death, The Nothingness before Life, Dark Matter
  • Allies: Amatsu-Mikaboshi, The Lich, the Dark Judges, SCP-682
  • Underlings: William Hand (his herald), Deathstorm (a Black Lantern of his)
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Dhuum and the rest of the GUAD, particularly the Anti-Spiral and the Daleks. He also has a really unsteady alliance with Chernabog, Death from Final Destination and especially Krona
  • Rivals: Death of the Endless (mostly one-sided) and all other Death Entities, particularly the Death of Discworld and Death the Horseman.
  • Enemies: Everything that lives with The Life Entity and the other Lantern Corps on the top of the list (especially Hal Jordan), all Creator Gods (mainly Chakravartin, and anyone who possesses Complete Immortality (especially Fujiwara no Mokou and Kaguya Houraisan) near the top. Other notable foes include the The Anti-Monitor, Nurgle, the Emotions, Thanos, The Spectre, Shinryu, Guthix, Dream of the Endless, Haruhi Suzumiya, Spawn
  • Opposes: Asides from life itself, he has a special antipathy for those who cheat death like Yveltal, Ostarion, Murky, Kenny McCormick, and the Deities. Also those who enable resurrections like Virtuous and King Kai.
  • If there existed something before life itself, and even the Pantheon itself, it was darkness. When emotion first came to be, with the first sentient life, the Darkness responded with creating Nekron. Seeking to return the Universe to the peace and order of the darkness, Nekron is the ultimate representation of the absence of life.
    • Prior to founding the Black Lantern Corps, Nekron rose to become the leader of the Land of the Unliving; a sort of purgatory for souls in waiting. He used to take a giant skeletal white form but feels more comfortable in his Black Lantern clothing. He can't physically interact with the material plane unless his herald Black Hand is dead, but even then can interact with the spiritual side of the Trope Pantheon.
    • For a while, Death of the Endless has been silent on the subject of Nekron. Lex Luthor called her out on her non-interference, but got nowhere. After being pestered about it from the pantheon, she relented and explained their relationship in her own terms:
    Death: "Nekron? Don't worry about him much, the guy's full of hot air. He's just mad that life got the real estate before him, and he's been the Cranky Neighbor trying to get an audit ever since. The War of Light was just a noise complaint to justify things. You guys don't need me to help out."
    • Nekron then angrily responded "I'm a creation of darkness, not your patterns. You don't get to touch me!" before storming out of the room like a child. Death smirked, clearly thinking "this is why I don't need to get involved."
  • Initially inhabited the House of Ruin and Destruction, however, moved to the House of Undead following a change to his title. Except for Deathstorm, the entire house was on the edge; so long as something is biologically dead, his Black Lantern rings can take control of it. Even Nagash is on edge of his seat. Thankfully, one of the rules Nekron has to follow is not to try and use the rings on any of his fellow house members. It's also worth noting that as he exists to target the living, Nekron cannot sense the lifeless robotic gods of the pantheon. The House of Technology is somewhat of a blind spot, and one of the four other alliances hope to use it against him. His Black Lanterns seem to be incapable of ripping out the emotions and life force of beings without hearts like Regirock. Or demons, if their encounter with Etrigan is any indication.
    • He's not to be mistaken for the Necrons, whom he agrees with their desire to destroy the Warp and the chaotic emotions it produces. Or the overlord Nekron, who only has the name in common.
  • Being the leader of the Black Lantern Corps, and being able to cause any and all the dead to rise (excluding Don Hall), many members of the Pantheon fear whether or not Nekron will expand the Black Rings' influence, and resurrect all the most powerful beings who have ever died across the Pantheon and take over those who have died and come back to life. He claims they have nothing to worry about. He says not enough powerful beings have died yet, and that he'll wait a few decades more for heroes to expand his dominion a bit more by returning from the dead and/or killing foes. He and his followers are excluded from the Grand United Alliance of Evil because its members are afraid that Nekron will just take it over and assimilate them into his evergrowing undead army. Instead, he decided to create his own and thus the Grand United Alliance of Destruction was born.
    • Without a central power battery, Nekron's power is severely diminished in the pantheon. He still has Black Lantern rings but has to manufacture them by hand and there's a lot of gods out there who can undo his work. He still has a bunch of zombies at his hand, which serve to guard him and the GUAD on their base on Ryut. Though his Black Lanterns are normally only vulnerable to combinations of Green and other Lantern light, general light can be weaponized against him and his armada of revenants if distilled enough to be similar to the light of creation. Also, while his Corps is weakened by constructs, it seems to make him stronger as he feeds off it. He has sought out Chernabog to eliminate the light, leading to a temporary truce between the two.
  • Nekron is the absence of life, the cosmic void and space before the light came into the universe. As such, he has one ultimate objective; to destroy all life. Anything that has the spark of life from mortal to Quasideity to Overdeity is an aberration in his eyes and needs to die ASAP. Since the darkness came first, he feels life itself is a trespasser and enemy of darkness and peace. He's not entirely wrong, as without life there's no war or conflict or chaos. Then again, there'd be no joy or desire either, so few agree with him.
    • Is currently trying to search for who or what brought the Life Entity into the universe, and make him/her/it pay for disturbing the darkness. Nekron considers every creator deity in the pantheon a potential culprit, mainly fellow Overdeities. Not even Eru Illuvatar himself is excluded, and if anything was his first choice. He would almost immediately learn this was a horrible idea when getting close to the Flame Imperishable burned him (un)alive, causing his screams of anguish to be felt across the multiverse from such a potent source of life and creation. He's warned the GUAD never to cross Eru again. Had a better time chasing down Chakravartin instead, due to being The Maker of his universe and one who fell against a Destroyer Deity. Black Lanterns began devouring his webs and mantra, while Nekron himself went for the killing blow(he's aware killing Chakravartin won't destroy life, but it's a start). Chakravartin decided to take no chances, reviving Black Hand and curb-stomping the untethered Nekron. No-one's sure whether Nekron should've killed him or not.
    • Insists that he is Above Good and Evil, only trying to defend and reclaim his territory. However, incidents such as turning the resurrected into Black Lanterns and trying to expand the living into his realm have people claim he's a selfish asshole who wants power. Nekron's response was basically "the darkness works in mysterious ways". He and his herald consider him to be The Grim Reaper, emphasis on the Grim. He's not, and the actual grim reapers would like to point out that death is a part of life. Death the Horseman considers him immature like Death of the Endless, while the Death of Discworld considers him basically the Auditors of Reality. Nekron isn't considering any of this, calling them "too soft and lazy" and ultimately plans to usurp all the Deaths as the pantheon's one true Death.
  • You'd think that the Anti-Monitor, an entity as omnicidal as it gets, would get along swimmingly with Nekron. You'd be wrong; in order to power the Black Lantern Central Power Battery, Nekron caught the near-dead Anti-Monitor. While Monty is usually dispassionate, even mentioning Nekron near him gets him in a furious rage. Even then they'd probably be at odds since the Anti-Monitor wants to annihilate all realms, dimensions and realities asides from the Antimatter Universe, even the Land of the Unliving and cosmic void. In addition, he briefly had a civil discussion with YHVH about the nature of Order Versus Chaos. YHVH stated that it is free will which is the source of chaos; Nekron doesn't need to kill everyone to bring about cosmic order and a World of Silence, he just needs to cull emotion. Nekron disagreed with this statement, claiming that YHVH is dulling chaos, not eliminating it completely. This is probably for the best since if they agreed on how chaos works it might lead to a team-up that may be unstoppable.
    • Despite being an Omnicidal Maniac, Melkor doesn't want anything to do with the Grand United Alliance of Destruction; something Nekron considers unfortunate as he doesn't really care how life is extinguished so long as it is. The Dark Lord believes that only he gets to destroy everything, and disagrees at Nekron's method. Or as he put it:
    Melkor: "Spawn of the void, I do not submit to anyone. I am not some cold, soulless machine of the darkness. When all things are at my pitiless mercy, I will not waste millennia of spite in such brief release! I will grind creation under my heel! I will poison the light for as long as I can, screaming at the cosmos I've broken on the wheel! And when I bleed Eru dry, you will know true darkness."
    • Though allies for the time, the Daleks and the Anti-Spiral are planning to betray him because they don't wish to destroy themselves and aren't pure omnicidal maniacs. Nekron has something to say about this:
    Nekron: "You claim to ally with destruction out of convenience, but you are just like me. Daleks; you seek to destroy the offending element, reduce yourself to soulless creatures that will never grow or develop. Anti-Spirals; you seek the death of emotion, of passion. You've turned yourself into static machines only distinct from lifelessness because you can think. You have been heralds of the black long before we met. And when you are the only two "life forms" left, you will realize this."
  • Naturally, he's the enemy to every single Lantern Corps, and the main reason why they're semi-aligned nowadays. Nekron's biggest sore spot of the bunch is Hal Jordan; asides from using the Life Entity to help revive Black Hand, he made him fight against Volthoom as a Black Lantern.
    • When Krona died, the paradox of a dead immortal resulted in an anomaly upon entering the Land of the Unliving. The consequence got them both more powerful, and Nekron allied with him due to their shared hatred of the Guardians and the fact Krona's presence threatened his realm. He's not going to bother the Mad Guardian's endeavors. Nekron's also so far glad Captain Atom isn't in the pantheon, as he got his ass kicked from him. He's not ready to face up against his Expy Jon Osterman either.
    • As Nekron is The Soulless, he cannot be judged by The Spectre, much to his frustration. This seems to apply to the House of Justice in general, as he often wanders in there so as to consider how to work through the restrictions put on him. The Living Tribunal may have authority, but has not yet decided if Nekron has broken any multiversal rules yet.
    • Were he capable of it, he would've smiled upon discovering Nurgle. He considers Nurgle the perfect representation of life as he sees it; a mad, chaotic, cancer on the cosmos that needs to be put down. Conversely, as the antithesis of life, Nekron is one of the only beings that Papa Nurgle legitimately hates.
  • Is hated and feared by all the other house members. He's only behaving due to an ultimatum that was given by the Court of the Gods; act accordingly to the rules or they'll ask Death of the Endless to give his herald Complete Immortality, then lock up the Land of the Unliving and get rid of the key forever. This threat has kept Nekron to follow the rules, though he's still a major threat in them. Surprisingly enough, he tried to help out the pantheon in an Enemy Mine position by trying to put down the Anti-Monitor. They refused to get him involved since his reason in doing so was pretty transparent; he wants to use him as a power battery, giving him an edge against the other Grand United Alliances. No matter how bad things get, there is no Godzilla Threshold high enough to permit this.
    • Even most omnicidal maniacs steer clear Nekron, considering as Black Lanterns he'd rob them of their emotions. The Anti-Monitor especially hates Nekron, given he was used by him as a battery. So far, the only exception to this is The Lich: Being incredibly direct, no-nonsense and intelligent, they're practically best friends. The majority of the Grand United Alliance of Destruction isn't exactly fond of their master, either because they have a limit on how much they plan to destroy or because they don't want to eventually be destroyed. Even the White, who desires for the complete and total end, disagree with his motives and will likely move on to his realm next. That said, some gods are truly fond and loyal of him. The Dark Judges were really happy to learn of Nekron, as like them he agrees that life does not deserve to exist.
  • Hates Eirin Yagokoro for the invention of the Hourai Elixir, the most perfect immortality potion ever. Whenever a Hourai immortal suffers an injury grievous enough to kill them, they slam into Nekron's realm for a brief instant, and before he can do anything about it, pop back harmlessly into the living world. This constant irritant is considered to have at least played a part in the conception of the Blackest Night. Based on his experience with Krona, it's possible that were he ever able to kill someone with Complete Immortality they'd manifest in his realm and cause all kinds of chaos. Nekron wasted enormous amounts of time and effort to stop this from happening by going back in time and erasing their conception from history, unaware the damn elixir works by removing its imbibers from the cycle of life and death permanently, forwards and backwards, ensuring they become 100% immortal - even nonsense like Time Travel or the most convoluted paradoxes will fail to kill anything that has tasted Hourai.
    • Nekron despises those who cheat death (unless he allows it for sleeper agents), which given the Death Is Cheap nature of the Trope Pantheon frustrates him to no end. Murky and Kenny are particularly aggravating, however, Kenny has a lot more to fear from the Black Lantern Corps because of all the dead bodies he has. Nekron's also called out King Kai for "cheating", encouraging resurrections by training the dead. The only god who exceeds his hate for the cheapness of death is Dhuum. His desire to make death permanent is the one thing keeping the two allied, though the blade of each other's scythes is on each other's neck. Nekron's also joined with the Death of Final Destination has got a good idea of making sure no-one escapes death but thinks it should up its game. He will help said Death, but it's not going to help his plans of cosmic genocide.
    • Black Hand once broke into Guthix's temple in order to reanimate his daughter. Things soon got ugly, as Black Hand brought Nekron into the mix. He's still on the god's shit list. His anger and desire to get back at Death of the Endless has earned him the enmity of Thanos, however, Death isn't too concerned over Nekron as mentioned above. Nekron's also trying to capture Shinryu in order to more freely travel the dimensional planes, in hopes of being free from his imprisonment in the Land of the Unliving.


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