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    Goro Akechi 
Goro Akechi, God of Resentful Illegitimate Children (Crow, Second Advent of the Detective Prince, The Charismatic Detective, Mysterious Man, Pleasant Boy, the Black Mask)
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    Josuke Higashikata 
Josuke Higashikata, God of Illegitimate Heroic Sons (The Fourth JoJo, Josuke Joestar)
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    Marcello 
Marcello, The God of Evil Illegitimate Children (Brother, Captain, Othello)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: A single gold ring on a chain, which he wears around his neck.
  • Leitmotif: Sanctuary (as a member of the Church of the Goddess' hierarchy).
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Freudian Excuse, The Unfavorite, The Resenter, Pride, Happily Adopted, Church Militant, The Leader, Ambition Is Evil, Manipulative Bastard, Xanatos Speed Chess, Villain with Good Publicity, High Priest, Defector from Decadence, Dark Messiah, Sealed Evil in a Can, Heroic Willpower, Smug Snake, How the Mighty Have Fallen, Never My Fault, Ungrateful Bastard
  • Domains: Templars, Church, Leadership, Orphans
  • Allies: Corypheus, Kurei
  • Enemies: Angelo, Prince Charmles, Henry the Eighth, Irresponsible Dad, Palutena, Granny Goodness, Artix von Krieger, Bowen
  • Interested in: Katniss Everdeen
  • Conflicted about: Moses, Pit, Edward Newgate, Geo Stelar, Lars Alexandersson
  • Sympathetic Towards: Heinz Doofenshmirtz
  • Marcello's entire life has been determined by his heritage — the bastard child of a nobleman's mistress, he was ousted from the Heir Club for Men when his father's wife became unexpectedly pregnant. Marcello found escape in the church's military order until who should show up but his half-brother Angelo, whose appearance inspired untold hatred in him. When his Good Shepherd Morality Chain died suddenly, Marcello found himself enveloped in a Corrupt Church that loved nobility as much as he despised it. Through politics, quick thinking, and likely a little murder, he had Angelo thrown in The Oubliette, seized an Artifact of Doom, and positioned himself to become the new Lord High Priest. Ironically enough, Angelo's band escaped and interrupted Marcello's inauguration — after losing their duel, Marcello was suddenly overtaken by the Artifact and unleashed a God of Evil. Following the catastrophe, Marcello was on the brink of a Disney Villain Death only for Angelo of all people to save his life; of course, Marcello was such an Ungrateful Bastard that this proved Cruel Mercy.
  • (It took over ten years following his fall from grace, but recently Marcello made a point of settling his debt to his hated half-brother, but has since struck out on his own and carries on Walking the Earth; he's also replaced his religious uniform with an all-black ensemble. Despite a brief moment of not-hatred between them, they're hardly friendly).
  • He still hates nobility to the point where he pretends he has no Royal Blood himself, so once he learned there was a House of Royalty, he resolved to see it crumble. Upon discovering the Divine Temple of Faith, he immediately began looking into any military orders that he might join... and take leadership of. He was quietly delighted to learn of the Temple's guard.
  • Keep him away from Artifacts of Doom; he'll take a chance on seizing such powers for his own personal use, and he's proven himself to have the willpower to make a good try of it. The last time he did it, he maintained a Sealed Evil in a Can even as he broke the last part of the actual seal. He's taken himself on more than one self-directed tour of the Treasury.
  • If there's one piece of his soul still left intact, it's his sympathy for orphans. As such, he was incensed to discover Granny Goodness and her terrible orphanage; within a month, he established a conspiracy to spirit orphan children away and into the Temple Guard, not only rescuing them from Granny, but making a long-term investment in the order's strength. Papers are forged en route.
  • Marcello's too wrapped up in resentment, ego, and pride to ever have real friends or allies, but there are a handful of useful alliances to be made. Corypheus with his hatred of useless gods is almost sympathetic.
  • While he's ambivalent about his own mother, Marcello found an interesting number of parallels and brought Kurei into his personal circle. Having been the father's unfavorite in his own time might have had something to do with it.
  • While always cool and only lightly impolite at worst in person, the very thought of his half-brother Angelo is enough to make him show a more cruel and vicious side.
  • Though he never met Prince Charmles in life, he has since made the fat little pest his personal stooge, to be exploited at every opportunity to raise anti-royal sentiment. That Charmles — an embodiment of so much vice inherent to nobility — makes it so damn easy is only icing on the cake; he can style himself a Bully Hunter simply by bringing up Charmles mistreating everyone around him.
  • He holds Palutena in absolute disdain for her habit of relying on foot soldiers like Pit to work her will and is perfectly willing to call her a do-nothing goddess to her face. "You may brawl for your own personal amusement, but what have you actually accomplished in life without the blood, sweat, and tears of an army?"
  • Marcello may be focused on the house of royalty, but he also takes special umbrage with Henry the 8th, who is everything he hated in his old world wrapped up in a neat and tidy package.
  • Marcello knows about Irresponsible Dads. Marcello had an Irresponsible Dad. Marcello hates Irresponsible Dad with the heat of a thousand Kafrizzle spells. It's on Marcello's To-Do List to consign Irresponsible Dad to Purgatory Island. He may need to convince some mage or deity to create a new Purgatory Island for the pantheon first, though.
  • Bowen of the Temple's Intermediate Gods has made Marcello a personal project of his (this may explain his recent behavior regarding Angelo), and has resolved not to rest until Marcello lets his resentment go, and, ideally, is reconciled with Angelo. The entire pantheon has been taking bets since.
  • Was initially interested in the Sacred Knights under Artix von Krieger, but that's a hierarchy so locked in stone he writes it off as a bad job and commits to the temple guard.
  • Took a keen interest in Katniss Everdeen when he heard of her role in the conflict with a corrupt government and has since tried to make an ally of her — he goes so far as to think of her as a kindred spirit. It's a personal project of his to make an ally of her, despite her trust issues.
  • Meeting Moses may have been one of the most uncomfortable experiences of his life. Both abandoned and adopted, both capable leaders of men, both suffering through terrible conflict with their brothers, and yet, despite an entire life spent justifying his own plays for power, Marcello walked away from that meeting, determined to convince himself he wasn't the evil brother in his own story.
  • Pit, the Captain of Palutena's guard, he respects, but only begrudgingly. He once semi-facetiously suggested Pit take over leadership of Palutena's domain, and offered his support for such an endeavor, maybe even teach him a few spells.
  • Doesn't know how to approach the matter of Edward Newgate, who's positively the opposite of everything he's ever known about fatherhood. He maintains a safe distance at all times.
  • He struggles to deal with Geo Stelar and his Undying Loyalty to his father. By rights, the Stelar boy SHOULD be angry! His father was off gallivanting around the cosmos and left him and his mother behind! How could he possibly be so loyal? Good Parents don't exist!
  • Once tried to make a connection with Lars Alexandersson, god of White Sheep, as Marcello considers himself a Defector from Decadence. Prolonged exposure to a legitimately Heroic Bastard, however, only makes Marcello uncomfortable.
  • He once heard the story of Heinz Doofenshmirtz and spent a week in a Heroic BSoD.

    Tetsuya Tsurugi 
Tetsuya Tsurugi, God of Orphaned Children
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Lesser Gods

    Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz 
Heinz Doofenshmirtz, God of Tragic (Yet Funny) Backstories (Doof, Dr. D, Agent O, Professor Time)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: An oddly shaped building, that almost looks like a stylized wrench.
  • Theme Song: "Doofenshmirtz Evil In~coper~at~ed! and its variations".
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral, (formerly Chaotic Evil, trying to become Chaotic Good)
  • Portfolio: Action Dad, Affably Evil, Big Bad Wannabe, Bond Villain Stupidity, Born Unlucky, Card-Carrying Villain, Chaotic Stupid, Ditzy Genius, Heel–Face Turn, Even Evil Has Standards, For the Evulz, Freudian Excuse, Jerk with a Heart of Gold, Kavorka Man, Large Ham, Motor Mouth, Multiple-Choice Past, Punch-Clock Villain, Raised By Ocelots, Sibling Rivalry, The Unfavorite
  • Domains: Tragic Backstories, Paradoxical Backstories, Chaos, Self-Destruct Buttons, Lab Coats, Time
  • Herald: Norm the Robot Man
  • Followers: Kafuka Fuura, Jimmy Chance, Harper
  • Allies: Phineas Flynn and Ferb Fletcher (occasional), Dr. Evil, Dr. Drakken, The Professor
  • Rivals: Cave Johnson
  • Enemies: Lex Luthor, Superman, Balthier (one-sided), The Ghostbusters (on principle).
  • Odd Friendship: Stitch
  • Opposes: Ghetsis Harmonia
  • Enemy Mine: Crash Bandicoot.
  • Respects: The Brain
  • Pitied by: Those with Abusive Parents, especially N
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Dr. Cortex
  • Special Relationship: Perry the Platypus
  • Was actually seeking to ascend into either the House of Technology as the God of Inators or the House of Villains as God of Evil But Not Mad Scientists. Doof was as surprised as anyone when he ended in the position of God of Tragic Backstories. Despite the fact that he doesn't have the most tragic of backstories, many of the gods that do respect him, because he focuses on how to help gain strength from the tragedy.
    • His chances of gaining the former were dashed with Cave Johnson's disapproval, fearing that Doofenshmirtz would take too many followers away from him. The later responded by naming himself 'Unofficial God of Mad Scientists'. Not that it helped gain any more followers, even when he uses many of Johnson's methods himself.
    • If you want to know this backstory, here is a compilation.
  • Of course, the trope he reigns over makes him sympathize with those who suffered from more serious abuse as well as despising Abusive Parents, with Ghetsis on the top of his hate list.
    • To his surprise, he received aid from many others of his kind, treating it as seriously as their own. This is especially true for N, one who has received the most abuse from Ghetsis.
  • Has been temporarily banned from the House of Technology after he 'sabotaged' half of their inventions by adding self-destruct buttons.
  • Doofenshmirtz ran into Balthier shortly after Ascending, and Balthier had his typical reaction upon meeting a Mad Scientist, despite Doofenshmirtz insistence that he was an Evil Scientist, not a Mad Scientist. Afterwards, Doofenshmirtz expressed a kinship with Balthier, but when questioned further, he merely said that it was Balthier's backstory to tell.
  • Every single time Doofenshmirtz interacts with the House of Crime, he ends up helping foil whatever plan is being worked on while he is there. Most of those foilings were accidental (except when Lex Luthor is involved).
  • Once, Doofenshmirtz tried to host an 'intervention' and lock Lex Luthor and Superman in a box together to 'discuss being nemesises'. As this was after their respective ascensions, but before Doofenshmirtz's, it worked about as well as one might expect.
  • Doofenshmirtz has tremendous respect for the Brain, given how he continues to plot for world domination despite setbacks, and he considers him to be something of an inspiration. However, he does think that the Brain is a bit too ambitious with starting out taking over the world, and he has suggested several times that The Brain try breaking down his goal into steps, starting with a state-sized area. The Brain has thus far ignored his suggestions.
  • Every deities in the Pantheon are trying frantically to keep him and Phineas and Ferb separated from each other in order to prevent Doof from remembering the time they crossed another dimension and his counterpart successfully conquered the tri-states area.
    • Has recently had a change of heart in his last adventure with the boys. When he ended up saving the world, he decided to use his technology for good, even joining O.W.C.A..
    • His relationship with Crash's high priest, his former arch-nemesis Perry the Platypus changed once more. Once the bane of all of his plans to take over the Tri-State area, the two now managed to patch things up. By extension, he volunteered to patch up all the holes and destruction his gizmos caused in Crash's temple.
    • This latest development put a strain on his relationship with Neo Cortex. While Doofenshmirtz is more than willing to help out his former rival, the mad scientist never liked the times he teamed up with the bandicoot. The two constantly argue over their opposing philosophies, even when they make a damn good team.
    • And there are those in the GUAE who believe that even when he was a villain, he was still in a sense unwittingly "working" on OWCA's behalf as their unofficial R&D, given that Perry's fedora has an Autoscan Replication Device beneath it for copying all of Doofenshmirtz's -inators.
  • His change of heart also gained a new friendship. While Dr. Evil was already one of his greatest inspirations, his appreciation for the man grew even more when he formally left the GUAE. The two scientists reminisce on their past lives and what they plan to do with their lives in the future. Not to mention the fact that Dr. Evil may be the only other person in the Pantheon with a backstory as hilariously twisted as Doofenshmirtz's.

    Ken Amada 
Ken Amada, The God with a Traumatic Childhood (The Pretentious Tenderfoot Duo [shared with Koromaru])
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: The orange jumonji-yari and his old orange hoodie.
  • Theme Song: Youthful Spirit
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Youngster of the team, wanted to kill his mother's killer and then himself afterward, Spear wielder, Specialized in Hama spells, Break the Cutie, saw his mom and later Shinjiro die in front of him, rethought of his life and moved on, grew tall and bishie
  • Domains: Trauma, Childhood
  • Herald: Koromaru
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Nyarlathotep, Goro Akechi
  • Atone to: Shinjiro Arigaki
  • Conflicted with: The House of Vengeance, Jacket
  • Summoner of: Nemesis (reluctantly)
  • While Ken moved on in his life as a teenager, his childhood was very traumatic. For starters, his mom was accidentally killed by Shinjiro's Persona and was fueled by revenge as he wanted to kill him and offing himself afterwards. And then, he died in front of him when he took a bullet from Takaya Sakaki. He has since moved on from his vengeance and grew up with a new determination in life.
  • He once despised Shinjiro for the death of his mother, albeit accidental. When Shinjiro took a bullet that was meant for him, he later found it in his heart to forgive him and move on to keep on living for him and his mother's sake. He tried to forgive himself to Shinjiro when the two meet again in the Pantheon, in which Shinji doesn't want his apology since it won't be necessary.
  • He is both frightened and hateful of Goro Akechi as he found that he is a lot like him if he hadn't given up on his revenge against Shinjiro, and because they both bear the Justice Arcana.
  • His initial Persona was Nemesis, the Goddess of Vengeance, which manifested when Ken was fueled to avenge his mother. However, he has since moved on and it transfigured to Kala-Nemi upon accepting his new determination to live for his mother's and Shinji's sacrifice. Though he is capable of summoning Nemesis to his will, he is very reluctant to use her power because of his foolish and self-destructive vengeance.
    • As a result, Ken usually does not want to meet anyone from the House of Vengeance as they often bring up his hatred in which he tries to outgrow. In fact, even he is even freaked out by some vengeful gods who motive and act of revenge is even crazier than his.
    • He was given a talk by David Xanatos on how he considers revenge a waste of time and to see a youth seeking such is a waste of life. Considering how revenge brought more heartache than it is worth, Ken agrees with him.
    • He encountered Scar (the man, not the lion), who was almost like him in his path of vengeance and later abandoning it. Scar became a bit of a mentor to him as he grew stronger and continued moving past his issues.
  • Some noted his dramatic growth spurt from a young boy to a teenager standing five feet tall. It is suggested that he has been drinking his milk, in spite of his lactose intolerance. Some also think he looks fairly similar to Yosuke now. No Investigation Team or Shadow Operative members have commented on this.
  • Ken likes animals, as he has several pets like a hamster, a goldfish, and even taking in Koromaru. He like many of the dogs and puppies in the Pantheon as they remind him of Koromaru, especially Hachiko due to their similarities.
  • Ken is a fan of Phoenix Ranger Featherman R, as much as he doesn't want to admit it because of his maturity. He befriended Deku Midoriya because of their love for superheroes, especially since the latter wanted to be a hero himself.
    • It also doesn't stop him from liking the Kamen Riders, the Super Sentai, and the Power Rangers in secret due to their similarity to Phoenix Ranger Featherman R.
  • There are a lot in the fanbase who hate him for various reasons, and so gets along with Ron Weasley.
  • Ken was surprised to hear that he sounds like Shinji Ikari, Makoto Naegi and Haruka Tenoh when speaking in Japanese — and appalled to hear of Shinji and Makoto's similarly traumatic experiences. The four have since become fast friends.
  • Having been the youngest known Persona-user in his world (though not youngest to awaken; that honor goes to Mitsuru, and not counting non-biologicals like Aigis), Ken was surprised to hear of arguably younger Persona-users in the Pantheon like the Cutie Mark Crusaders, the Human Child, and fellow bearer of the Justice Arcana, Nanako Dojima.
    • It got to the point that he is now tutoring Nanako on how to use their Persona and be able to fight off any future threats. He had no idea what to think about how they managed to stay alive in the "Tarot Crusaders" incident.
    • Both of them also felt awkward when he discovered that Nanako's birthday and the day Ken's mother died are the same: October 4th.

    Lars Alexandersson 
Lars Alexandersson, God of White Sheep
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: The Tekken Force Emblem
  • Theme Song: VREDE
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: White Sheep, Rebel Leaders, Action Heroes, Wearing Red Most of the Time, Mishima Hair, Bishōnen, Swift Silence, Badass Capes, Being Heihachi's Illegitimate Son, Being a Half-Swedish, Half-Japanese, Averting Fate
  • Domains: Family, Combat, Rebellion, Leadership
  • Herald: Jinpachi Mishima (His Grandfather)
  • Allies:
  • On good terms with: Sasuke Uchiha
  • Mixed Relationship: Nina Williams (sometimes friend, sometimes enemy)
  • Enemies: Kazuya Mishima (his half-brother), Heihachi Mishima (his father), Bryan Fury, Charles zi Britannia,Relius Clovis, Manfred von Karma, Ragyo Kiryuin
  • Respected by: Jun Kazama
  • Conflicted by: Asuka Kazama, Eddy Gordo and Christie Monteiro
  • The leader of a rebellious Tekken Force, Lars's goal is to put an end to the war of the Mishima Zaibatsu and the G Corporation. While finding Alisa in a lab, he was caught in an explosion that got him amnesia. Along the way, he met his old friend, Tougou and while recovering his memories, he remembered that he is Heihachi's illegitimate son. After finding out that Alisa is his enemy and fleeing, Raven offered help in his quest to destroy Jin. It is through their journey that they found out about Jin's true intentions. After that, he and Raven took Alisa to Lee Chaolan to revive her. After forbidding his farewell to Raven, he eventually found Jin to the dessert and brought him to the Violet Lab Systems. It wasn't until they were attacked by the Tekken Force and Nina Williams that he and the others are forced to flee, which was Lee's plan to decrease the chances of his army of pursuing them and Jin. It wasn't until seeing that Kazuya killing Heihachi that he and the others realized that Jin should kill Kazuya once and for all as he is the only one to do so.
  • While she is more or less opposed to Alisa, she is much more conflicred about Lars. This was because she knew that he is the leader of a rebellious Tekken Force that wanted to end the wae between the Mishima Zaibatsu and the G Corporation. Hearing that he wanted to help and protect Jin causes her to bother her opinion about him. As Lars doesn't want to cause more problems between themselves, he decided that staying away from her is the best option
  • Like with Alisa, while Jun doesn't plan on meeting Lars, she respects him for not only wanting to keep his half-nephew Jin safe, but for also being one of the only known Mishimas out there alive that truly isn't a big-screw up person. It also helps that they are said to be similar in personality. She hopes that he will be safe in his joueney with his current companions and if they ever met, she wanted to thank him for being a Mishima that actually gives Jin a chance.
  • At one point, he travelled to the Narutoverse with a costume designed by Naruto's superior, Masashi Kishimoto. He respects Naruto for being a determined, kindhearted hero for stopping countless wars from happening, because while he learned about Jin's true intentions and at least wanted to make up from them, Kazuya still hasn't stop his horrible actions from happening and at least caused world destruction. He congratulated him for marrying Hinata, becoming the Hokage, and having two children, although he thinks he needs better parenting skills, but he nontheless still gets along with him. He doesn't respect Sasuke from betraying Naruto and his friends and how he wanted to destroyed Konoha a long time ago, although he is happy to see he is now on the side of good and at least makes an effort of becoming a good father of Sarada after disappearing from her life all these years, unlike his biological father, Heihachi, who simply doesn't give a shit about him.
  • Travelled alongside with Alisa in the quest to retrieve Pandora's Box. During their journey, while Alisa was running out of batteries, they encounter Sakura Kasugano and Blanka, who was charged with electricty at that time, with Lars believing that he could repower Alisa, although this results in a battle. When they encounter the Pandora Box, Alisa detaches her head to explode it, which is successful.
  • He and James Raynor have respect each other because they are both rebellious leaders to fight corrupted companies (or in the case of Lars, two corrupted companies). He empathizes with him losing loved ones as he technically losed Tougou at the war (even if Tougou actually got revived at the one). Although he feels conflicted about Lars wanting to keep Jin out of safety, he is still friends with him because he is at least a good person who wanted to stop his half-brother from probably committing world destruction and gives him advice at the incoming 8th King of Iron Fist Tournament in case if it will ever happen.
    • While strolling around the Pantheon, he met Lelouch, who is a leader of the Black Knights, a rebellious Japanese team who wanted to go against the Britannian Empire to take back their country. He thinks some of their situations are similar, such as the fact they are rebellious leaders, that both of them got amnesia, and they have horrible fathers (which also got Lars to become enemies with Charles zi Britannia), while Lars also sees some of Jin in Lelouch, as they became horrible people in the eyes of the public, but in reality, they did it for the greater good, even if they end up killing themselves for it. He also got Lelouch's support probably because of those same reasons.
  • Considering what kind of fathers Heihachi and Kazuya are, he hates those that are similar to them. This is the case with Ghetsis, Relius and Manfred. He hates the latter for lying and manipulating to his adoptive son for believing that human have no sympathy for Pokemon, but he himself doesn't want to free Pokemon and wanted to have them all by himself. Relius for seeing humans as nothing more than guinea and for experimenting his own daughter and wife. And Manfred for teaching and manipulating his daughter and adoptive son that perfection is everything and lying to the latter when it is revealed that he is the murderer of his biological father.
  • Knowing how it was like to have horrible parents, he was gained sympathy by Ryuko Matoi and Satsuki Kiryuin. He is horrified to learn what happened to the latter when she is with her mother and also to Ryuko later on and hated Satsuki's mother's plans for enslaving the human race. He understood Ryuko's thrist for vengeance for having her father killed. He is glad to see that they got along like true sisters. Ryuko and Satsuki are also impressed with him betraying the Mishima Zaibatsu and becoming a rebellious leader of a rebellious Tekken Force to stop a war, even if he may started to get along with Jin, they understood Lars's decisions, knowing what it was like to become friends with an enemy who has hidden intentions and wanted to see that he and his companions will beat Kazuya.
  • Suprisingly, he is friends with Noctis. One time, he asked for Noctis for help as he couldn't find a way to defeat his enemies. Eventually after that, they started fishing at the Jungle Outpost. Seeing thag Noctis has ascended, the two shared a hug and promised for an another fishing trip as he the latter wanted him to introduce to his other friends from his world.
    • As of right now, the only friend of Noctis that got ascended is Ignis. He is impressed with his cooking skills and is able to do it while being blind. Ignis gained much more respect from Noctis when it is revealed that in an alternate timeline, he knew about Noctis's fate as a sacrifice to save from Eos and was able to avert his death by sacrificing everything just to save his friend. He wanted to eat more of his food considering he started getting hungry after a certain dream.

    Leah (Diablo
Leah, The Goddess Who Was Raised as a Vessel (Sewer Rat, Witch, Diablo's Vessel)
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  • Lesser Goddess
  • Symbol: Her Journal
  • Theme Song: Leah's theme
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Action Girl, Initially skeptic about Deckard Cain's stories, Apocalypse Maiden, Black Magician Girl, Break the Cutie, Guest-Star Party Member, Humble Goal, Nice Girl, Parental Abandonment, Walking Spoiler
  • Domains: Magic, Scholars, Royalty, Hosts, Demons, Witches
  • Allies: The Nephalems, Tyrael, Illyasviel von Einzbern, Yuuno Scrya, Li Li Stormstout, Jaina Proudmoore, Medivh, Good Witches
  • Enemies: Diablo (Arguably her father), Baal, Azmodan, Gul'dan, Micolash, Evil Witches, Evil-aligned demons
  • Opposes: Any Abusive Parents. Especial mention goes to Medusa Gorgon
  • Pities: Those who have been abused by their parents.
  • Special/Complicated relationships: Aidan (Her Father), King Leoric (Her Grandfather)
  • Leah was known as Deckard's Cain adoptive daughter who helped him along his research while he took care of her. But her origins are for more sinister, as Leah was conceived by the union of the Witch Adria and Prince Aidan of Khanduras, who at the time was under the influence of Diablo. Her only reason to exist was so Diablo could become the Prime Evil by using her body and the combined souls of the other evils and he succeeded in it, Leah was gone for good after her mother betrayed her.
    • However, her ascension was a mean for liberating the young woman from such a terrible fate. After Aidan's ascension and him being unable to return to normal, the Nephalem took the matter into their hands and when Diablo intended to bring Leah along like he did with her father, he was intercepted by them and the Nephalem managed to rescue her soul and purify it in the House of Life and Death.
  • Shortly after ascending, Leah became aware of the presence of her father given that the Nephalem told her he was here as well. But she was disheartened to learn that Aidan was completely lost to the will of Diablo, a similar fate that could have befell Leah if the Nephalems weren't present to stop it.
    • However, motivated by the chance of finally getting to meet her biologically father, Leah promised that she will do everything she can to purify Aidan's soul and free him from Diablo's control. A difficult task but she is determined to succeed.
    • As for her grandfather? She doesn't think highly of him, though he pities what Leoric went through and and both can agree that Diablo has ruined their lives enough.
  • She bonded with Illya after learning that both she and her mother were created for the sole reason to hold the Holy Grail within them and became good friends. Although Leah is upset that at least she had a good relationship with her mother, something she herself can't say the same.
  • Many were surprised that Leah aspires to just open an inn and live a peaceful life. Too bad destiny had other plans for her
  • Having lived with Deckard Cain for most of her life, Leah has been a scholar since a really young age. Her affinity with Magic made her approach Yuuno Scrya who is very knowledgeable about magic and also a scholar himself, and Leah seeks to become a better spellcaster just so she can defend herself better.
    • Although she doesn't think highly of Micolash, reminding her of those cultist that kidnapped her and killed her uncle Deckard Cain, so she stays as far away from him as possible.
  • Leah abhors Abusive Parents since from personal experience, her mother never loved her and just used her as a tool to help Diablo become powerful. She has special disdain towards Medusa Gorgon since she shares a lot of similarities with Adria and is also a very bad mother.
  • Ever since she was young, she had a love for traveling and getting to know new places. This is what made her become good friends with Li Li, who is a spirited young girl like her who likes traveling. She also is very heart-warmed about her relationship with her uncle Chen, reminding their relationship to the one Leah had with Deckard Cain.
  • In the realm of magic, many are not exactly sure how powerful Leah's magic is. She is certainly the daughter of a witch and has an affinity for Dark Magic yet her control over is decent at best but she improved a lot after her mother taught her how to control it (Well...before the whole betrayal thing happened anyway).
    • Being interested in trying to expand her magical capabilities, Leah stumbled upon Jaina Proudmoore who was a brilliant mage from Azeroth. Jaina kindly agreed to teach the young girl the ins and outs of dark magic, but says that it's not going to be easy.
  • By pantheon standards, Leah is considered to be a Witch from her mother's side and so she has tried to meet up with the more benevolent witches of the pantheon since in her realm witches are not really seen in a good light. She however stays far away from the more evil witches.
  • Sometimes she likes to go to the House of Weapons to improve her aim with the bow. She got really helpful tips from the likes of Hawkeye and Green Arrow but so far she still need to practice a lot.
  • She has noticed that there are quite a few deities who sound like her. That's why she ended up befriending Scarlet Witch and Zatanna.
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    Leona Heidern 
Leona Heidern, Goddess of Traumatized Orphaned Children (Hakkeshu of Water, The Silent Soldier; as Wild Leona: Orochi Leona, Yami no naka Orochi no Chi ni Mezameru Reona/Awakened Orochi Blood from the Darkness Leona)
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    Moses (The Prince of Egypt
Moses, High Prophet of Abandoned but Adopted Children (The Prince of Egypt, The Deliverer)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: The shepherd's staff and the Ten Commandments
  • Theme Song: Deliver Us
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Chosen by God even though he wishes it was someone else's burden, red to Ramses' blue, the Abel to Ramses' Cain, the Shepherd, being thirty rather than 80 years old, added inner conflicts, Badass Pacifist, went through seeing the destruction of his old home and relationship with his adoptive brother, followed a lamb to find the Burning Bush, Hope Bringer, married with Tzipporah, raised by and mistaken believed as Egyptian royalty, once haughty prince turned noble savior of his people
  • Domains: Survivor, Prophet, Abandonment
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Eric Cartman, YHVH, those who commit genocide and practice slavery like The Combine, Lord Shen, Calvin Candie and Stephen, Darkseid, Pride, Ten Commandments.
  • Indifferent by: The Egyptian Pantheon except Sobek
  • Distrust: Sobek
  • Disapproves of: House of Pride
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Azir
  • Odd Friendship: Batman
  • Complicated Relationship: Ramses
  • As a baby, he survived the genocide of Hebrew babies when his mother sent him in the river where he was found by the Pharaoh's wife (the same Pharaoh that ordered the genocide) and was adopted. Years later, he learned of his heritage and ran away after accidentally killing an Egyptian where he made a new life. He was visited by God through a burning bush where he was told he must lead his people to the Promised Land. He succeeded, at the cost of the destruction of his old home and his brother Ramses.
  • He noticed that some deities were sent away from destruction, much like him. He wondered if it was fate, divine intervention, or pure coincidence that helped them survive a great catastrophe. The most notable of these is Superman, in which he thinks that Moses' survival would have inspired him if he had known the story on Earth.
  • He sympathizes with those who had to deal with facing their own brothers—regardless of background or even blood relation—over their ideals as he had to deal with his adoptive brother, Ramses II, when he wanted to free his people and it shattered their relationship.
  • Apparently, some rumor said that he once rapped against Santa Claus himself over what Christmas is about. He doesn't even understand what that is or why he looks nothing like him.
  • He's uncertain of how he should react to the Egyptian Gods in the Pantheon, as he had brought the Plagues into their land when Ramses refused to free his people. Though at the time, he was likely around the time of the End of an Age where Egypt's power began to wane, in which the Egyptian gods predicted it would fall, and thus were indifferent with him as long as he kept his faith to himself.
    • Moses is a bit unpleased with the Crocodile god Sobek, however, since the animal associated with him have eaten the Hebrew babies, in which seeing the mural of the crocodiles devouring them haunts him.
  • Despite how hard the Plagues hit the Egypt and the fact he brought it there, he's never hated it or its people. He was raised by royalty and had spent much of his life happy at the time, which hurt him more when God brought the Plagues.
  • He once met Kyle Broflovskim who he told that he's Jewish, descendant of his people, in which he showed some joy that his people have prospered. However, Kyle once told him that he looked completely different and how he looks like the MCP. He was a bit confused about it, and moreso how an anti-semitic Haman tried to seal him and Kenny saved him in which he smote the evil Haman. While Kenny wasn't Hebrew or Jewish, he's at least glad that he's willing to be part of it.
    • Needless to say, though he's a good person, he doesn't take kindly to Cartman's hateful and racist slurs against his people.
  • After hearing about His numerous atrocities all for the sake of being worshipped for eternity, Moses doesn't believe YHVH is his God, even when His Angels tried to sway him to His side.
  • With his staff that was given to him by his wife, Tzipporah, and was blessed by God, he can perform many of His wonders, including turning the staff into a snake, turning water into blood, and even splitting the Red Sea to create a pathway. Whether his rank should be higher since he was only able to do so because God blessed him with such powers is still up for debate.
  • Indiana Jones once told him of the adventure where he found The Ark of the Covenant, in which he gave directions on creating it during the Exodus, which contained the Ten Commandments inside. He was intrigued but at the same time frightened when he heard stories about what was inside it and what had happened to the Nazis when they opened it. Also, Indy freaked out when he heard that his staff can turn into a snake, though he assured that it's entirely up to Moses.
  • Ned Flanders was practically speechless that a major Biblical figure was in the Pantheon, in which he recalled him praying to him when he first saw him. He talked a lot about what he did during the Exodus, though he was rather confused when he said something about being stranded in the wasteland for 40 years and Moses himself never reaching the Promised Lands because he did something to make God mad.
  • He sympathizes with any slaves or former slaves since his people were enslaved by Egypt for many generations. At the same time, he will have the "Let my people go!" attitude against slave owners, because of the same reason he told Ramses, "Because no kingdoms should be made on the backs of slaves."
    • Although he is willing to be forgiving to those that repent from doing it or at least not proud of it, since he never cared about the Hebrew people and their status as slaves in his youth until he learned of his true heritage. Examples include Niko Bellic.
  • He clearly does not approve of arrogance and pride, which earned him the ire with the House of Pride. This was because that this was the flaw of his brother Ramses and that was what cost him their friendship.
  • Converted Christian Judah Ben-Hur had to go pay his respects. Both got together well, and Moses has since at times manifested himself in a live action version who looks similar to Judah.
  • Despite who he is, he managed to befriend Batman, because in one of his iterations, he almost sounded the same as him. Then, it went full circle when Batman tried to be Moses for one day.
  • It took him a bit of a long time for him to get used to meeting Professor Xavier and Jean-Luc Picard as their voice reminded him of his adoptive father, Pharaoh Seti I, who ordered the extermination of Hebrew male babies.
  • He learned that Ramses has ascended into the Pantheon as well. Moses was a bit more unenthusiastic than he should be, because while he was glad to see his brother again, he knew that there was no way to make amends since Ramses became too vengeful and prideful to change his ways.
  • Let my people go!

Demigods

    Arnold Shortman 
Arnold Phillip Shortman, God of Those Raised by Grandparents (Football Head, Arnoldo, Hair Boy, Short man, Arnie)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: His blue baseball cap
  • Theme Song: “Hey Arnold!” Theme Song
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: The Ace, Blue Is Heroic, Cheerful Child, Determinator, Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold, Hairstyle Inertia. The Heart, Kid Hero, Nice Guy, Wears a baseball hat that was given to him by his parents, lives with his paternal grandparents, Oblivious to Helga’s crush on him but ultimately ends up with her
  • Domains: Children, Friendship, Kindness
  • Heralds: Gerald Johanssen (his best friend), Grandpa Phil and Grandma Pookie (his grandparents)
  • Allies: Steven Universe, Pollyanna Whittier, Harriet Welsch, Indiana Jones, Lara Croft, Heidi, Applejack and Applebloom, Fluttershy, Gentaro Kisaragi, Yugi Muto, Charlie Brown, Phineas Flynn
  • On good terms with: Flash Thompson
  • Enemies: Bullies in general, Commander Rourke
  • Pities: Asuka Langley Soryu
  • Special Relations: Helga Pataki (his girlfriend)
  • Arnold Shortman is a 4th-grade student with a head that’s shaped like a football. He lives with his grandparents in a boarding house in Hillwood. Most of the time, he would spend his time navigating big city life while dealing with problems that he and his friends have encountered. He has a desire of doing the right thing and wanting everyone to get along. His grandparents looking after him is what led him to ascend with the trope Raised by Grandparents.
  • His temple is pretty much a recreation of the Sunset Arms boarding house he lived in back in the mortal world. His grandparents also reside in the temple as heralds.
  • One of Arnold’s admired traits is his tendency to help anybody. Because of this, many other children deities look up to him as a role model. One such child that he gets along with is Steven Universe since he also likes helping out. Is also good friends with Pollyanna Whittier, who likes his optimism in spite of his hardships. Gets along with Phineas Flynn given that both of them are kids with weirdly-shaped heads.
  • One time, Arnold came across a young girl named Harriet who’s carrying her notebook and pencil. The two proceeded to discuss about their adventures as well as the eccentric people in their respective neighborhoods. They ended up getting along well as they are both kids living in big cities, although Arnold is concerned about Harriet’s spying actions.
  • In addition to his kindness, he was also known to drift off to his own imagination, if these three instances suggest anything. For some reason, however, this hasn’t been brought up that often.
  • Befriended Heidi after hearing about how she was brought to live with her paternal grandfather, which reminds him of living with her paternal grandparents. The Apple sisters also have a similar upbringing with their grandmother. He appreciates Applejack for being a helpful pony and Applebloom for being a Crusader who helps others find their true calling. He also connects with Yugi Muto given that he was also raised by a grandfather who happens to be an archaeologist.
    • Gentaro Kisaragi seems to have a soft spot for Arnold given that he also lost his parents and was raised by his grandfather. He would also befriend anyone and help people out. Arnold appreciates this as well as the fact that he serves as one of the Avatars of Friendship.
  • Sympathizes with Charlie Brown as his bad luck reminds Arnold of his friend Eugene, and he would sometimes offers to join Charlie on baseball games, especially given that Arnold tends to be good at baseball while Charlie Brown isn’t. Charlie, for his part, appreciates Arnold’s help and since then, the two would hang out every now and then.
  • Is pretty fond of Indiana Jones and Lara Croft given that they both remind him of his parents in that they were both adventurers. On occasion, Arnold would tag along with either of them on one of their adventures.
  • While he’s usually a kind-hearted person, he isn’t fond of bullies, particularly Biff Tannen. Although he can make an exception with Flash Thompson, a former bully and a Spider-Man fanboy whose job in the army changes him so much so that he became one of Peter Parker's closest friends. He’s also against those who tried to rob a lost ancient civilization, such as what Commander Rourke did with Atlantis.
  • Arnold is also shown to be pretty compassionate to animals. Notably, he has a pet pig, he got attached to a parrot, and he became close to a racing donkey. Fluttershy is pleased with this and sometimes allows him to visit her temple to take care of several animals who reside there.
  • He was surprised to see what he calls “a lot of Helga types” in the Pantheon, such as Asuka Langley and Rin Tohsaka. He does feel sorry for the former since like Helga, her behavior is stemmed from family neglect and abuse, not to mention her also liking a boy but being unable to express it in a healthy way.

    Cream the Rabbit 
Cream the Rabbit, Goddess of Free-Range Children (Cream the Rabbi)
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    Hilda (Cross Ange
Hilda, Goddess of Abandoned Children (Hildegard Schlievogt)
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  • Demigoddess by default. Achieves Intermediate Goddess rank aboard the AW-CBR115 Glaive Hilda Custom, borderline Greater Goddess aboard the EM-CBX004 Teodora (Michael Mode).
  • Symbol: Zola's cybernetic eye (nasty...)
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral, leaning towards Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Ace Pilot, Broken Birds, Alpha Bitches Who Become Lovable, Parental Abandonment, Fiery Redhead With a Heart of Gold, Girlish Pigtails, Had To Be Sharp, Victim of Police Brutality, Paying Evil Unto Evil, Those Who Are Brutally Honest, Pragmatic Hero, Tsundere, Flirts with Both Ange and Tusk, Jerkass Woobie, Iron Woobie
  • Domains: Racism, Betrayal, Dragons, Abandonment
  • Allies: Ange, Tusk, Salamandinay, Coco Reeve and Miranda Campbell, Lelouch vi Britannia, The Inglourious Basterds, Hayate Ayasaki, Pacifica Elise Northwest, Uncle Howee, Zuko, Asura, Takumi Inui/Kamen Rider Faiz, Ryuko Matoi, Murasame, Asami Sato, Jin Kazama, Issei Hyodo
  • Odd Friendship with: Nanoha Takamachi
  • Enemies: Embryo, Ragyo Kiryuin, Nui Harime
  • Opposes: Masato Kusaka/Kamen Rider Kaixa, Ato-ko Shirogane, Kurtis Stryker
  • Yet another victim of child abandonment, she was forcibly taken from her mother after she was mysteriously revealed to be a Norma. Several years later, she broke out of Arzenal to see her mother again, only to find that her mother had moved on and had another child and being asked to leave. Poor girl.
  • Was met with a very welcoming hug by Ange, happy to see her in the Pantheon. It's only natural for someone to be happy to see their lover again.
  • Many have gotten vibes of seeing Nanoha Takamachi with Fate Testarossa kicking ass again when they see the duo pair up. Hilda can only wonder why.
  • No, she's not that monstrous Queen of Friege. When she learned about that, she was absolutely disgusted on what she did and how with that, the Queen is smearing the very name 'Hilda'.
  • Has become acquainted with Hayate and Pacifica, who have also been victimized by neglectful parents. Hilda for her part was horrified to hear that Pacifica's parents went as far as conditioning her and that Hayate's parents got him fired from his side job, stole his money, and sold his organs to the Yakuza. Both of them express their own sympathy over the way she was treated as well. She enjoys teasing Hayate and making him fluster.
  • Asami also expressed sympathy for Hilda over how her mother dropped the ball, as it was something similar to what her father did to her. Hilda admits that she's a little jealous of Asami since she managed to make peace with her father before he sacrificed his life to save her.
  • Uncle Howee would've done his typical routine with her mother, tricking her into a bet she couldn’t win and turning her into a marionette, but Hilda kept him from doing that. In the past, she would've approved but she isn't that girl anymore. Not to mention that the lack of Mana in the world she formerly called home is punishment enough.
  • Has become friends with Murasame, who was figuratively abandoned by his family due to not being cut out for being a shinobi and used to act like a dick for it as well. He thankfully has his adopted sister Ikaruga to keep him from feeling totally unloved. Murasame is apparently proud of Hilda for handling her predicament better than he did. He only wished that he could give her rotten excuse of a mother a piece of his mind.
  • Like Ange and Salamandinay, Hilda has allied with Issei Hyodo, to help him defeat Embryo. Like the other two, Hilda initially wasn't spared from his perverted tomfoolery, but she does respect him since he's Embryo's complete antithesis, and like the three girls, is utterly disgusted by his behavior.
  • Asura has taken quite a liking for her, strangely finding a lot of himself in her, and has offered her to spend sometime with him and his daughter whenever he isn't too busy.
  • Is utterly disgusted by the depravity of one Ragyo Kiryuin, and her abuse of her daughter and later daughters. She finds Ragyo to be far worse than her own mother, and her sidekick Nui Harime, who she swears sounds like an Ax-Crazy version of herself, isn't any better.
    • The unfortunate connection with Nui Harime almost landed her into a one-way beating courtesy of Ryuko Matoi, one of the bitch's daughters. Hilda managed to calm her down long enough to convince her that she wasn't Nui in disguise. After the misunderstanding was solved, they both got along very swimmingly.
  • Jin Kazama has also invited her to the Anti-Parental Abuse club.
  • Her opinions of Masato Kusaka and Ato-ko Shirogane are shared with Ange and Tusk. They're both bastards, plain and simple.
  • Speaking of bastards, as a fellow target of racism turned resistance member, she respects The Inglourious Basterds for slaughtering the Nazi army as payback. She also sympathizes with Shoshanna for having lost her family.
  • Not to be confused with Hildagarde.

Quasideities

    Greg Heffley 
Greg Heffley, God of the Middle Child Syndrome (A Wimpy Kid, Bubby)
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