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  • Actor Allusion: Natalie Hoover plays Chang'e's Enchanted Princess skin. Not the first time she's played a princess before.
  • All-Star Cast: The voice actors of Smite wouldn't look out of place in a Funimation dub. And even better? They brought in Kevin Sorbo to voice Retro Hercules.
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  • Colbert Bump: Amongst the Meso-American myths, it's usually the Aztec deities that are most known. Interest regarding the Mayan deities rose with how this game included the Mayan Pantheon instead; for instance, most people would know of Quetzacoatl more than Kukulkan beforehand.
  • Fan Nickname: Here are a few:
    • Hercules is, as in many other works of fiction, referred to as Herc.
    • Bakasura is often called Baka (and yes, even in that other way). Some also call his post-rework version to be Barakasura.
    • Xbalanque is often called Xblanc or Xbal by some players, mostly because few know how to spell his name properly in the midst of battle.
    • Pre-rework Ao Kuang was frequently referred to as "Noodle" by the fanbase. The nicknames for his replacement, Kukulkan, "Newdle"/"Nudle" didn't really catch on.
      • Instead, they call him KKK.
    • Post rework Guan Yu is Guan Nu.
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    • Similarly, post rework Nu Wa is Nu Nu Wa or New Wa. This ends up as an Ascended Meme as the Retro skin of hers is officially named 'Old Wa'.
    • Sun Wukong's eagle transformation, often used for narrowly escaping risky situations, is the Bird of Nope.
    • Reworked Odin's main combo is called the Bird Bomb, due to A) requiring his raven shield and B) doing insane amounts of early game damage.
    • "Goobis" for Anubis...particularly if he's bad at it.
    • "The Joustfather" for a Bacchus played in joust, due to a combinations of normal guardian defences, surprisingly high damage, and the ability to tower dive almost constantly making him viable.
    • Crossing with with Punny Name and inverting it, fans like to elongate Chaac's name further into... Chaac Norris. Similarly to this one, Guan Yu for some reason is referred as Guan Cena
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    • Much like her Ōkami counterpart, there's a lot of people who refer to Amaterasu as simply "Ammy".
    • Instead of Bellona, Bellogna. Like bologna.
    • Susano'o is often jokingly called Susan....much like another MOBA character.
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  • Milestone Celebration: To celebrate reaching the 10 million player mark, Hi-Rez ushered the return of Hercules' pre-remodel skin with a new voice by none other than Kevin Sorbo, and made him unlockable by only winning ten matches during the month of August 2015.
  • Name's the Same: When Sol was first datamined, fans were confused over if this referred to either the Roman god or the Norse goddess. Oddly enough, the latter (who the datamining was referring to) has a more unique name: Sunna.note 
    • Jing Wei's father, the Flame Emperor Yan Di, shares the same name/title as Xing Tian's lord. It's up for debate whether or not this is the same person in both tales, and this isn't explored in the game proper.
    • Speaking of, it isn't mentioned in her lore, but before her reincarnation Jing Wei was named Nuwa. Unlike her father, she is explicitly different than the Nu Wa used in-game.
    • In Ravana's lore, there's a mention of a Monkey King that failed to stop his rampage. For the record, this is not Sun Wukong (who's titled Monkey King in the game), but instead Hanuman, who's also another badass monkey in the Hindu mythology.
    • Steel Samurai Susano. Just another skin of Susano, or Susano becoming the Warrior of Neo Olde Tokyo, fighting for great justice? Good luck not thinking of Steel Samurai's theme tune whenever you use this skin.
    • When you say Pele, is it the Goddess of Volcanoes? Or is it the Brazilian soccer legend? (this one has a slightly different spelling: Pelé, but people are less likely to type that.)
  • No Dub for You: Just like with Quantum Break, the Steam version of the game doesn't have dubs in other languages besides the original English. This is especially relevant for the Spanish language version, since it was probably done to prevent a Flame War between Latin American and Spaniard players. This was later subverted, as the Latin American Spanish dub was removed entirely for unexplained reasons and it's only now available as a DLC.
  • The Other Darrin: Ao Kuang's old voice actor, Kent Williams, was replaced by Kaiji Tang during his rework.
    • Similarly, Loki's old voice actor, Ashley Wood, was replaced by Alex Ross.
    • After Scott Freeman was arrested for possession of child porn, Nick Landis took over for future Thanatos skins.
  • Relationship Voice Actor: Aside from the many, many instances of this trope with the Funimation cast, here are a few noteworthy examples.
  • Screwed by the Lawyers: Bastet's Night Prowler skin was taken down after Warner Bros. threatened legal action due to its similarity to Catwoman. Similarly, NetherRealm Studios filed a C&D over Ravana's Eliminator skin, causing it to be removed from the game with the patch that introduced Artio.
  • The Wiki Rule: Gamepedia SMITE Wiki, Wikia SMITE Wiki, another SMITE Wiki, and the Gamepedia Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics Wiki.

    List of God Release Order, if you're curious who comes first 
  • Original 17 (May 31st 2012) :
    • Agni
    • Anubis
    • Ao Kuang (Old)
    • Arachne
    • Artemis
    • Bastet
    • Hades
    • He Bo
    • Hel
    • Kali
    • Odin
    • Ra
    • Sobek
    • Sun Wukong (Old)
    • Vamana
    • Ymir
    • Zeus
  • Released in 2012 (Post-Release)
    • Guan Yu
    • Bakasura
    • Anhur
    • Cupid
    • Thor
    • Ares
    • Freya
    • Loki
    • Bacchus
    • Xbalanque
  • Released in 2013
    • Hercules
    • Vulcan
    • Neith
    • Poseidon
    • Aphrodite
    • Apollo
    • Ne Zha
    • Fenrir
    • Isis
    • Athena
    • Hun Batz (replaces Sun Wukong)
    • Chronos
    • Chang'e
    • Tyr
    • Zhong Kui
    • Thanatos
    • Mercury
    • Sun Wukong (new)
    • Ah Muzen Cab
    • Nu Wa
    • Chaac
  • Released in 2014
    • Geb
    • Nemesis
    • Scylla
    • Ullr
    • Kumbhakarna
    • Osiris
    • Janus
    • Rama
    • Serqet
    • Cabrakan
    • Kukulkan (replaces Ao Kuang)
    • Sylvanus
    • Nox
    • Ao Kuang (new)
    • Awilix
  • Released in 2015
    • Hou Yi
    • Bellona
    • Medusa
    • Ah Puch
    • Ratatoskr
    • Ravana
    • Khepri
    • Xing Tian
    • Sol
    • Chiron
  • Released in 2016
    • Amaterasu
    • Raijin
    • Skadi
    • Jing Wei
    • Susano
    • Fafnir
    • Erlang Shen
    • Terra
    • Izanami
    • Camazotz
    • Thoth
    • Nike
  • Released in 2017
    • The Morrigan
    • Kuzenbo
    • Cernunnos
    • Ganesha
    • Da Ji
    • Cu Chulainn
    • Artio
    • Hachiman
    • Discordia
  • Released in 2018
    • Cerberus
    • Achilles
    • Chernobog
    • Baron Samedi
    • Pele
    • Hera
  • Released in 2019
    • King Arthur
    • Merlin
    • Jormungandr
    • Horus
    • Set
    • Olorun (coming soon)
    • Unknown God #1 (coming soon)
    • Unknown God #2 (coming soon)

    List of Ancient Grome name changes of Gods appearing in this game 
This list is to ease out mythology buffs who wants to know who's who between the Greek and Roman Gods in this game, as Greek reveal videos will use the Greek names no matter what, while Roman videos will use the Roman names too. First name is the God actually featured, second name is the alternate name from the other side.
  • Ares -> Mars
  • Athena -> Minerva
  • Aphrodite -> Venus
  • Hades -> Pluto
  • Poseidon -> Neptune
  • Zeus -> Jupiter
  • Thanatos -> Mort
  • Apollo -> Apollo
  • Artemis -> Diana
  • Bellona -> Enyo
  • Hercules -> Heracles
  • Bacchus -> Dionysus
  • Terra -> Gaea
  • Nox -> Nyx
  • Vulcan -> Hephaestus
  • Mercury -> Hermes
  • Cupid -> Eros
  • Discordia -> Eris
  • Hera -> Juno
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