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Intermediate Gods

    2nd Division Symphogears 
Hibiki Tachibana, Tsubasa Kazanari, and Chris Yukine, Triumvirate Goddesses of Music-Empowered Techs (Hibiki: Bikkie, Tachibana), (Chris: Zenbu)
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    Haruko Haruhara 
Haruko Haruhara, Goddess of Weaponized Instruments (Haruha Raharu, Vespa Girl, Housekeeper Wannabe)
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    Sergey Stepanov/Epic Sax Guy 
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Sergey Stepanov, God of Attractive Sax Players (Epic Sax Guy, Ultra Sax Guy)

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Lesser Gods

    Maestro Forte 
Maestro Forte, Godly Embodiment of Ominous Pipe Organs (Forte, Maestro, Big Old Windbag, Evil Gay Organ)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: Green glowing music notes
  • Theme Song: "Don't Fall in Love"
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: cursed to live as a pipe organ, composing "gloomy" music and proud of it, obsessed over being appreciated, desiring to be very close to his master, very good at manipulation, hamming it up, bringing the house down, deliberately designed as CGI
  • Domains: Music, Pipe Organs, Gloominess, Craft, Manipulation
  • Followers: J. S. Bach, Prime Evil, Van Grants
  • Allies: Ganondorf, Davy Jones, The Grand Duke of Owls, The Nostalgia Critic, Jack Skellington, Gomez and Morticia Addams
  • Enemies: Sora, Gaston, Eve Santaclaus, Nicholas Saint North, The Mad Piano
  • Opposed by: The Beast, Walt Disney
  • Opposes: Belle, Pennywise, The House of Love
  • Conflicting Opinion: with Erik
  • Ascended to the Pantheon some time after his demise, retaining his cursed pipe organ form. However, not many realized this at first since he prefers to remain at his temple at all times while composing music. It's not like he has much of a choice though, since he is... well... BOLTED TO THE WALL!
  • Has a rather complicated relationship with Belle and The Beast after he went berserk and attempted to destroy The Beast's castle with them in it. On the one hand, The Beast furiously opposes Forte because of his past actions and would rather have him evicted from the Pantheon. On the other hand, Belle sees his ascension as an opportunity to make Forte see the error of his ways and hopefully have him and The Beast become friends once again.
    • However, Forte himself greatly resents Belle and has declared that he would rather have nothing to do with her, blaming her for his downfall and for the end of his friendship with The Beast. Meanwhile, Forte has refused to speak with The Beast himself for unknown reasons, and while most believe that it's because he's bitter towards The Beast for effectively killing him, some others suspect that it's actually that he's too ashamed of his previous behavior to face him again.
  • Oficially disowned by Walt Disney himself due to the fact Forte originates from a sequel to one of his company's animated movies. Pointing out that it's technically an Interquel hasn't changed his mind one bit. While personally offended, Forte has refused to bring attention to the matter.
  • Being technically a Disney Villain, he was instantly considered as an enemy by Sora upon his arrival, specially once The Beast told him of Forte's previous actions. While Belle has spoken with Sora about her plans to maybe redeem Forte, he remains wary of the organ. Regardless, Forte holds Sora in content and has said that he would prefer if the boy stayed away from him.
  • He has been approached by other Disney Villains who hoped to find a new ally in him. However, most of them have turned back upon learning that Forte's confined to his temple and thus of little use to them, while others have ridiculed him as "not a real Disney Villain" because of the fact he originates from a Disney sequel.
  • Surprisingly, he's in good terms with The Nostalgia Critic, who praised Forte's design and branded him one of the few good elements in an otherwise forgettable Disney sequel, something Forte has taken much pride about. Ironic considering that one of the Critic's close followers hates Forte and his origin movie with a passion and gave him the Fan Nickname "Evil Gay Organ", much to Forte's irritation.
  • Since his fall from grace came thanks to Belle trying to bring Christmas back to The Beast's castle, Forte has seriously grown to despise anything Christmas-related. This has put him at odds with some of the deities of the House of Celebration, specially those centered around Christmas.
    • Despite this he's in good terms with Jack Skellington, who admires Forte's somber music and would love to employ it in some of his Halloween festivities someday. This has actually made Forte interested in whatever this whole "Halloween" thing is about.
    • On a similar note, his desire to stop The Beast's curse from being broken and Belle's interference has made him disgusted by anything related to Love. However, the House of Love doesn't care much for him.
  • Gets along rather well with other organ players among the Pantheon such as Ganondorf or Davy Jones, mostly because he feels like they are some of the few people who can appreciate his "particular brand of genius". While most of them don't really appreciate Forte's attitude, they admit there's some talent to his works and thus keep visiting him.
    • Most notably of all is Erik, as visiting Forte is one of the very few things that would make him leave his lair, since Forte is unable to exit his own temple. However, Forte's disgust on the subject of love has strained their relationship somewhat. Despite this, their shared interests in organ music keep them in relatively good terms.
  • Learning that some deities in Pantheon possess a voice that sounds exactly like his has intrigued him. However, most of that intrigue disappeared after he got to meet Pennywise. And although Forte is quite wary of IMT, his distaste comes mostly from the fact he's incredibly annoying.
    • Was visited once by Gomez and Morticia Addams for this reason. Although he was initially put off by their lovey-doveyness, they seemed to enjoy Forte's music much to his delight. They have occasionally visited again since then.
    • While his meeting with Gomez has renewed Forte's interest in meeting more fellow Curry-voiced deities in the Pantheon, Dr. Frank-N-Furter has declared he has no interest in interacting with Forte, his reason being that you can't really sleep with an organ. Forte has been unable to meet Hexxus as well, but seeing how Hexxus is currently stuck in a giant tree and Forte's bolted to the wall, it's unlikely they'll be seeing each other any time soon.
    • Meanwhile, Eliza Thornberry was less than thrilled to learn of the ascension of yet another bad guy that shared her father's voice. She has preferred to stay away from Forte for this reason.
  • Despite both being living keyboard instruments, Forte would rather stay as far from The Mad Piano as possible, just like many other deities in the Pantheon. Unlike other deities however, Forte's fearfulness of the piano comes mostly from its atrocious "music".

    Phil Collins 
Phil Collins, God of Soft Rock and Frontman Drummers
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His physical signature.
  • Theme Song: "In the Air Tonight"
  • Portfolio: Making ridiculously catchy songs, being the lead singer of Genesis, as well as being an amazing drummer both as a solo artist, and in Genesis.
  • Domains: Drums (and the mortals who play them), Any rock that falls between a 1-3 on Mohs Scale of Rock and Metal Hardness.
  • Followers: Genesis
  • Allies: Shulk, Tarzan, Simba, Mufasa
  • Odd Friendship: With The Runaway Guys, specifically Jon and one of his moderators, due to the latter never shutting up about him. The three ended up hitting it off due to Phil being a bit of a gamer himself.
  • Ascended with help from Shulk and Tarzan and after pleading his case with all the awards he earned as well as performing a 20-minute drum solo as a final test.
  • Became allies with Shulk when Shulk made it aware that he was really feeling it... coming in the air tonight.
  • Wrote the entire soundtrack for fellow God Tarzan's movie.
    • He's also on Simba and Mufasa's good side, thanks to a certain song about feeling love.
  • Once went to Vice City and was nearly assassinated and probably would have been had he not enlisted a criminal as his bodyguard.
  • Trey Parker and Matt Stone were not amused when Phil won an Academy Award in 1999 over Parker and Stone, so Parker and Stone made an easily-mocked version of him for South Park.
  • Sting (No, not THAT Sting) once challenged him to a fight to the death over Phil's godhood. Phil crushed Sting with his own legs in what Phil described as a "bleeding drum solo" followed by the aforementioned crush (dubbed The Money Shot by local commentators).
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Demigods

    The Dancing Skeletons 
The Dancing Skeletons, Deities of Dancing Undead and Xylobones
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  • Demigods
  • Symbol: Femurs hitting ribcages
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Dem Bones, Mime and Music-Only Cartoon, Just Want To Have Fun Though Some Are Pricks, The Dead Can Dance, Xylophones for Walking Bones, Uses Their Bones As Instruments, Rubber Hose Bones, Mickey Mousing
  • Domains: Cartoons, Skeletons, Comedy, Dancing, Music, Bones
  • Allies: Jack Skellington, Sans and Papyrus, Lord Death, Death(Regular Show), Grim, Hector, Ember McClain, Brook, Karthus, Amigo, Lord Raptor, Marceline Abadeer
  • On good terms with: Night-related deities (Princess Luna, Nightmare Moon, Selene, Nox)
  • Enemies: Nekron and the Grand United Alliance of Destruction, The Grand Duke of Owls, Dhuum, Chernabog
  • Avoids: Deities who control the day
  • During the day, the dead stay in their graves. But during the night, the skeletons get out of their grave and dance. They can use their bones in playful manners, most notably ribcages as makeshift xylophones. These spooky scary skeletons were the first of the Silly Symphonies.
  • Though they appeared in a short and never spoke, their charm and merriment was an iconic moment in animation. It's actually a reference to the danse macabre. They were very happy to learn there was another skeletal entertainer, Brook, in the House of Music. The skeletons now serve as Brook's back-up singers.
  • Stand up for the argument that "dead lives matter" and Dark Is Not Evil. They work to give the undead a better name, and perform for living deities that enter. Sans and Papyrus consider them to be really fun and have joined them in the dance. Only during the night however, as during the day they sleep.
  • As they are only active during the night, they avoid any day-related deity. Instead, they prefer to be under the cover of night and moon-related deities. The big exception to this is Chernabog, who's own views on ghoulish entertainment is corruption and acts of evil. He betrays the night, in their eyes.
  • They don't like Nekron, and Nekron doesn't like them. Nekron is of the belief that death is a silence and peace that all must undergo, and finds the Dancing Skeletons to be an insult to death. The Dancing Skeletons in turn see Nekron as a cosmic killjoy who gives the undead a bad name, and they don't want everyone to die. They are afraid his herald might control them with his Black Lantern powers, though even Black Hand sometimes joins in with their merriment. He actually seems to like them.
  • Some of the evil undead do get along with the Dancing Skeletons, such as Lord Raptor who loves rocking out with them. Of course, this could be because some of the skeletons are assholes like one who used a cat as a violin. Karthus' positive attributes are shown whenever he hangs out with them, treating them with the upmost respect. Sometimes they get to come to Pentakill concerts.
  • Jack Skellington was the exact kind of "skele-bro" they were fond of. He's an excellent host, and they feel at home in Halloweentown. Unlike Nekron, reapers Lord Death, Grim and the Death of Regular Show enjoyed them. Dhuum, on the other hand, hates the fact that they're undead and don't just stay in their graves like everyone who died is supposed to(according to him, of course).
  • Don't like owls, as they tend to spook them. One of them threw their skull at an owl to get it to quit hooing. The Grand Duke of Owls spooked many of them, and while they do like the idea of a night that never ends they don't like the idea of an evil owl bringing it forth.
  • Marceline has joined in their fun, and introduced rock and roll. Being from 1929 it wasn't something they knew about, but it was something that really caught on with them. As did Amigo, who livened up the place. Jack O'Lantern tried to get in, but they had already sided with Jack Skellington and opposed his efforts. Also, his pranks were pretty cruel, though some of them thought they were Actually Pretty Funny. Hector and Ember McClainget along with them as well.
  • Off duty Guardians, when given the opportunity in the dead of night, also join in with the Dancing Skeletons. Despite their looks, they're actually liches. Of course, the Guardians who wield Solar abilities are mindful to hide them when accompanying them.

    The Mad Piano 
The Mad Piano, Infernal Deity of Improbable Piano Key Physics (Killer Piano, Vampiano)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: Itself
  • Theme Song: Haunted House (Super Mario 64)
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Jump Scare, Scary Teeth, Paper-Thin Disguise, Instrument of Murder, Nigh-Invulnerability
  • Domains: Pianos, Teeth, Fear
  • Allies: None. Don't bother asking
  • Enemies: Anyone that thinks it's an actual piano
  • At first the thing looks like a regular piano, but as one gets closer to it, it makes a noise that is a mix of someone banging on piano keys and chomping. The surprise is bound to have people running away when they first witness it coming to life upon getting too close to it. If one were to take a look at the keys while it is attacking before fleeing, it looks like the keys are moving.
  • The Pantheon got an unusual package one day that was directed to the House of Music rather than the Treasures as was the norm for any sort of package. It looked like a regular piano, but it was stated that it wasn't what it appeared to be. The thing didn't get much attention until someone wanted to take piano lessons and was directed to this piano. To that deity's shock, it tried to eat him alive and that deity ran in fear.
    • Following the incident, a few requested that the piano be removed, but the request was turned down as the piano was somehow given a title and place to stay in the Pantheon.
      • It was later discovered that Trollkaiger was responsible for this turn of events. As for that group, as they were celebrating the occassion and started to play the piano, it came to life and attempted to eat them alive. Needless to say, the group had to run for it after their own prank turned against them.
  • Some think that a red coin is attached behind it. The claims are false, but it hasn't stopped some from making dare challenges out of it for others to handle.
  • Sometimes it will attack the instant someone gets to close to it. Other times, it waits a little bit before making its move on them. Its this unpredictability that makes it feared by many.
  • Given how surprisingly sturdy it is, a few ideas have been tossed around on how to damage the piano. Progress has been slow to say the least.
  • Currently, no one is bothering to think about how to use it as a legitimate weapon, simply because many think that the piano will turn against the user as soon as it attacks.
  • Dancing on the piano is not advised at all. Snoopy learned it the hard way and decided not to go near it following the encounter.
  • Rumors have been spreading that Diablo is actually afraid of the piano. Any attempts to ask him about it will result in a severe punishment at his hands. The fact that he reacts as such didn't really help his case, as it led others to believe that he truly is afraid of the piano.
    • Some of the other members of the House of Fear (alongside the Emotion Fear) are believed to be afraid of the piano as well, though to varying degrees.
  • Some of the more paranoid gods are thinking that it will team up with the Perfect Trumpet Thingy in order to scare as many deities as possible. It isn't true, simply because the piano is always visible in one room while the Blue Creature is (apparently) invisible with no possible indication of when it will strike.
  • A few deities (at least the German ones) have called it the Vampiano. It's been debated as to whether or not the spirit of an evil vampire has possessed the piano.
  • Chuggaaconroy came across said piano while making a let's play for Super Mario 64 DS, and tried to go over why it was so dangerous and scary. This was the result of his efforts. It was possibly the only time that the deities thought that the piano was Actually Pretty Funny.

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Quasideities

    Yuu Haruna 
Yuu Haruna, God of Lead Bassists (Nico)
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: His cellphone; alternatively, his Cellphone Strap Charm
  • Theme Song: "Fair Wind" by The Fallen Moon. Alternatively, "Climber's High" by the Hedgehogs
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Classical Anti-Hero, Famous Bassist, Oblivious to Love At First, Unwanted Harem, The Cynic, The Band's Leader and Moral Center, Adorkable
  • Domains: Music, Love, High School, Fame
  • Allies: Fuuka Akitsuki, Lux Arcadia, Shido Itsuka, Ayato Amagiri, Spider-Man/Peter Parker, Scott Pilgrim
  • Enemies: None so far, but he doesn't take it kindly who threatens Fuuka or complains about her anime-induced survival
  • Conflicting Opinion: Heinz Windermere
  • Pities: Tenri Ayukawa
  • Yuu Haruna was just a regular boy with no remarkable characteristics, until the day he meet Fuuka Akitsuki, whose desire to become a singer inspired him to become a bassist as well. The road was hard and filled with struggles for Yuu as a musician and as a person, but eventually he overcame his flaws and achieved success.
  • His ascension came about when the Pantheon's higher-ups realized they needed someone to fill out the role of a bassist that brought dignity and respect to the profession. Fortunately, Yuu was the perfect candidate and his ascension was realized without issue.
  • Despite his relatively short time in the Pantheon, Yuu's exploits have made him something of a legend in the House of Music and has received multiple requests to play the bass for the many concerts happening there.
  • When he is not busy practicing his bassist skills, he works on as a waiter in some of the restaurants in the House of Food, alongside Fuuka.
  • Let out a small laugh when he heard Fuuka made a PSA about the importance of obeying the laws of traffic.
  • Became friends with Shido Itsuka, Ayato Amagiri and Lux Arcadia thanks to their common elements. The latter three even recommended Yuu to join the Grand United Alliance of Good's Support Staff, working to serve meals to the troops or inspiring morale with his music alongside Fuuka. For Yuu, the honor is to serve.
  • Unsurprisingly became friends with Spider-Man, who saw much of himself, or rather the man he was, in Yuu and, in act of friendship and trust, revealed his secret identity to him. He even confessed to Yuu that his adventures with the Avengers had made him lose sight of his original purpose. Yuu, never a stranger to angst and self-doubt, gave some words of inspiration to Peter and promised to support him in any way he could.
  • His name is the subject of so many "Yuu"/"You" puns that the Cout of the Gods actually put a moratorium on them. This all happened without Yuu even noticing!
  • After hearing about Fuuka's falling out with Heinz Windermere, he went on to learn the full story: Heinz had used his Song of the Wind to spread a virus across the galaxy and even brainwashed a singer to commit a major war crime. Although he was unnerved by Heinz's deeds, he sympathized with the boy for being manipulated by his Treacherous Advisor. One can only wonder what would happen if Yuu and Heinz were to meet personally.
  • Feels sorry that Tenri Ayukawa sacrificed her affection for Keima Katsuragi, reminding Yuu of Koyuki Hinashi. He hopes she can find peace one day.
  • During an... uncomfortable visit to the House of Fanservice Attires (Fuuka wanted to buy a new bikini and dragged Yuu along for the ride), Yuu met Mio Akiyama. Praising each other for their skill with the bass, they became friends and agreed to go to each other's concerts for emotional support. Also, Mio has an unfortunate habit of tripping and unwillingly exposing her panties and the likelihood of that happening increased when she started hanging around Fuuka. Fortunately, Yuu is quick and gracious enough to look away when that happens. He learned from experience, after all. Yuu and Fuuka also noticed Mio sounds exactly like their teacher Tomomi Yoshino.
  • During a walk across the Pantheon, Yuu ended up bumping into another famous bassist of the Pantheon, Scott Pilgrim. The two ending up becoming fast friends after spending some time talking. A large reason for their bond, outside of them being bassists who also serve as the face of their band, was over their own social anxieties, lack of direction in life and their general relatability to others (outside of Scott's fighting prowess). The two are often seen together with either Yuu helping Scott get better at the bass or just playing video games.


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