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    Rules 
Rules. The following are not suggestions or tips, but things that have to be followed:
  • Gods can't be followers or high priests for obvious reasons.
  • When you suggest a God, please explain why they fit the trope. Not everyone is going to understand just "X should be the God of Y because they exemplify the trope" off the bat, especially if they're unfamiliar with the work.
  • No hype profiles, please.
    • So you ask, what exactly is 'hype profile'? It is a profile based on ongoing events that hasn't been around very long, but generates a lot of hype, possibly because of elements such as Wham Episode or Memetic Mutation or Large Ham or overall 'OMGAWESOME!!!' They're all not bad tropes, but building a portfolio solely for that is a bad idea, as they do not say a thing about representing the trope best (unless it's those trope concepts that they are trying to embody for a long time). You can see one if the profile is only showing off how awesome they are or suddenly pushing how 'significant' they are thanks to the just very recent events rather than respecting the longstanding good representations of the trope. And usually having... minimum portfolio or flavor texts and being a bit too generalized or self-contained to events from within their home series instead of interacting with other Pantheon members.
  • The Pantheon is not a mouthpiece for you to voice your opinions on certain characters. You may like certain characters more than others, but don't make the profiles for characters you like look like Character Shilling.
  • DO. NOT. put a link to these Pantheon pages into the main wiki page. The moment you want to add in a main Characters page that the character is a God of this trope, don't do it. If you see leftovers of this practice, do yourself a favor and delete it from that main page. This also goes to the Trivia page. The only exception to this rule is if a page in the Pantheon could be confused for a page in Main, like Good Colors, Evil Colors and Good & Evil Colors.
  • You must use the Trope Pantheons discussion thread in the forums if you wish to add a new deity, story, something else of importance to the Trope Pantheon canon, or reworking an existing deity (be it simply improving their existing profile or changing their title).
    • For new and reworked deities, 3 [tup] means the profile will have a one week waiting period.
    • For new and reworked deities, 4 [tup] is a 3 day waiting period.
    • 5 [tup] is an automatic ascension for new and reworked deities.
    • Speaking of reworks, for anyone that wants to improve such profiles, they have to review the current trope the character(s) has and see if it still holds up or if there is a better rep for their trope.
    • For adding new Treasures to the Treasures or new Dominions to the Dominions, the following rules apply:
      • For new Treasures or Dominions, 3 [tup] is a 3 day waiting period.
      • 4 [tup] is an automatic addition to the Treasures or Dominions.
  • Do not include fan reception in any profiles. It has nothing to do with the character themselves and will create unnecessary conflict.
  • Write a detailed explanation on why the character is the best candidate for deity of that trope. If people disagree with you, do not force it on the people.
  • Keep in mind that if you still want to try to find a trope for a particular character, you're only given three chances on such. If a suggestion goes past three possible tropes, then it will come off as shoehorning a character into the Pantheon just for the sake of that character to be there.
  • Rule of Cautious Editing Judgment ALSO applies here. Do not bring things that would incite fights, even if it is what's currently the hot topic and might be 'urgent'. For example, the political scene and some really bad politicians. We are not here to fight at each other, so don't suggest things that go to that direction.
  • Do not create a trope page for a story until the story is fully completed.
  • Don't repost a profile in the forums more than twice in a day if noticeable changes haven't been made in between. If a profile is posted a third time in a row without noticeable alterations, it will be downvoted. This is so spamming of no-effort profiles is less frequent and to prevent tropers from getting aggravated seeing the same profile over and over. The minimum acceptable change has to be a single flavour text.

    Instructions and Tips 
Here are some tips one should keep in mind when editing:
  • Please use the Trope Pantheons discussion thread in the forums if you wish to add a new deity, story, or something else of importance to the Trope Pantheon canon. You can also get some assistance in the forum thread. Submissions that are added without discussion are likely to be deleted.
  • If the character you are about to add to a House already exists in another, make sure to mention that this god has spots in other houses as well.
  • When writing facts/trivia about gods, try not to contradict what has already been written elsewhere.
  • When writing down the name of a Theme Song, try to avoid calling it "Theme of God X" or "Theme of (Show where God X originates from)". If possible, try to find out if the song has an actual name.
  • When adding an image for your God, make sure that it is not too big unless you wish to write more about the god you have chosen.
  • If you feel the need to remove a god for some reason and replace him/her with another, please see what the other tropers think about this in the discussion thread before doing anything hasty. If you're lucky (and they're from the same franchise), maybe both of them can share the title "Gods of (Insert Trope Here)".
  • Certain tropes can have more than one God. It is not advisable, but it is not forbidden. Just ensure that this second God will bring in new flavor of the trope. If you have doubts on how to bring the other flavors, consult the Trope Pantheon Discussion forum. Case in point: In the original Greek Mythology (and later Roman Mythology), both Ares/Mars and Athena/Minerva share the title of 'God/Goddess of War', and even then, they differ in flavor: Ares is about brutal warfare, Athena is about war strategies and finesse, while Mars took up some of Athena's elements that he kinda differs out than Ares. If the original myth can do this, why the hell not for the Pantheon?
  • Be creative! If you need some time to work out your potential deity's profile, use the Pending Gods or Pending Gods 2 page to get help. Incomplete and/or low-quality entries are more likely to get deleted or replaced.
  • When writing about a God who just happens to be a person in real life, just try to be very careful about what you decide to say. See also the Rules section. Especially the 1st bullet point.
  • All deities should be sorted by their divine ranking. Put Overdeities on the top of the page and Quasideities on the bottom. Also be sure to add them in alphabetical order by their first/given name.
  • Occasionally there will be Gods that carry a title without a trope. This is not forbidden, but it's well advised not to abuse them. Aside from introducing too many niche concepts, there are still chances for new tropes related to your chosen deity's title to be launched through YKTTW...
    • Additionally however, the only house that a tropeless profile are wholly allowed is the House of Food. Mainly due to most food items lacking tropes, and adding tropes about said foodstuffs is slightly unecessary. However, the character being ascended for their choice of a food, or food-related thing must be a decently good representative of said item. IE: Their Trademark Favorite Food, or something that they're closely associated with In-Universe, or both (example: Gangplank and his oranges).
  • Maximum number of tropes what a god should have is three, but don't try to abuse that fact. If you need to use a second trope to specify a certain thing about their position, that can be excused.
  • Some series will eventually have greater representation in the Pantheon than others. This is unavoidable, but a little diversity helps, as well. Try to ensure that if you add a deity from a popular series, make sure that it's because they're a good representative for the trope in question, and not just because they're connected to another deity in their respective canon.
  • As far as deities from actual mythologies (Greco-Roman, Norse, Japanese, etc.) are concerned, try not to replicate the default myths about their characters and use a fictional counterpart instead. In other words, if you want to use the Greek/Roman god Ares/Mars, you can't add him as the "God of War", but you can use him as part of another trope as long as it's a different version of him. For example:
    • Zeus, while having elements of his persona from Classical Mythology, draws more from his portrayal in the God of War Series.
    • Thor and Loki's Pantheon portrayals are influenced heavily by their appearances in their Marvel Comics series.
    • Amaterasu is a woman in her Japanese mythology portrayal, but her Pantheon counterpart is the dog goddess from Ōkami.
  • Don't depend too much on the hype/meme train, don't just jump onto that train willy-nilly in order to put on some events or entry in the Pantheon. It might not last very long or represent the trope best. This is Trope Pantheons, not Trope Hype Train!
  • Unless the character proposed is specifically from the Abridged version, the character should represent the tropes in their canon selves. If they also happen to possess the trait of the Abridged self, good! But otherwise, get the abridged stuff onto just the flavor texts.
  • To prevent any surprising need to rework profiles due to new development, please restrain from ascending gods from a series before the thing is either released or for longer-running series, there is a good enough of a break from story. This also applies to already existing series if there is a new thing coming out.
  • Please be sure to ask in the discussion about what you want to work before making the profile. This is done to see if your proposal is the best representative and so, in case your profile is turned down, you don't waste time writing something that others might not find suitable.
    • In the same vein, if you adopt a profile from another troper, it is recommended that you make an announcement that you have done so on the discussion thread. More often than not, a trope that was reserved for something was given away to someone else.
  • It is much more recommended to word the title like "God of X" instead of "The God that Xs". This will give off the vibe the God actually ruled over that trope instead of just 'did X', giving more credentials to how it's the best example of the trope.

    Divine Ranking System 
  • Rank: This can range from Quasideity, Demigod, Lesser God, Intermediate God, Greater God, to Overdeity, based on representation of power.
    • Overdeity: Omnipotent-level Reality Warpers capable of manipulating the entire universe (or at least the world) at will. Within their own universe they are believed to be omnipotent, or at least impossible-to-completely-destroy embodiments or concepts.
    • Greater Gods: High-level Reality Warpers and that are extremely powerful (capable of destroying or changing anywhere from a large city to a planet at will) and very strong non-reality warpers capable of doing the same thing.
    • Intermediate Gods: Deities at this level are capable of strong but specialized powers such as hydrokinesis, pyrokinesis, etc. without major drawbacks and low level Reality Warpers capable of affecting their immediate area at will.
    • Lesser Gods: Capable of highly specific or little power on their own, or suffer from Power at a Price. However, they may be able to ruthlessly exploit their power or combine it with just being badass enough to make up for it.
    • Demigods: Basically the Badass Normals of the pantheon, making up for their lack of abilities with strength, strategy, and/or planning.
    • Quasideities: Any otherwise normal human, human equivalent, or below without any special powers or training will fall here.

    Deity Template 
Template for adding a new deity:

God X, God/dess of (Insert Trope Here) (Alternate names/Nicknames, Fan Nickname)

  • An image, if possible. Please use official art or a screenshot for a picture.
  • Potential House:
  • Rank: This can range from Quasideity, Demigod, Lesser God, Intermediate God, Greater God, to Overdeity. This doesn't always have to be a representation of power, but it can also represent influence in the Pantheon.
  • Symbol: An image or icon used to represent the deity.
  • Theme Song: Song that usually is used in affiliation with the character. If the deity is a musician, this will most likely be their Signature Song. If possible, give a link for reference, preferably on YouTube.
  • Alignment: Good, evil, neutral etc. Forget about The Great Character Alignment Debate here, the Pantheon is one of the few places where you can assign Dungeons & Dragons alignment to characters that don't have alignment system. After all, the Pantheon is based on D&D.
  • Gender: For Pokémon deities only. Defines the gender of the Pokémon; if genderless, it instead defines what gender they identify as.
  • Ability: Provides the Pokémon's ability. If they can Mega Evolve, the new ability is listed as well.
  • Moves: Defines the four moves used by a Pokémon. A Z-Move may also be listed.
  • Portfolio: Tropes associated with the character.
  • Domains: Things that the character has influence over.
  • Herald: Non-ascended loyal character that is from the same series as the ascended character.
  • High Priest: Non-ascended like heralds, but not from the same series, and can serve as a worthy replacement in case something would happen. They can be served as part-time workers in case the originals are busy with some jobs. Co-Godhood is accepted depending on the approval of the originals, usually if the co-deity is from the same series.
  • Followers: Non-ascended characters that are not part of the Pantheon, but would probably worship this character by the fact that they share the ascended character's trope.
  • Allies: Members of the Pantheon that are allies.
  • Rivals: Members of the Pantheon that are rivals.
  • Enemies: Members of the Pantheon that are foes.
  • Additional Character Relationships: Members of the Pantheon that have various relationships (examples include Enemy Mine, Vitriolic Best Buds, Teeth-Clenched Teamwork, Headbutting Heroes, Friendly Enemy, Friendly Rival, Just Friends, etc.) other than allies, rivals, or enemies.
  • Partner: Defines a partnership with an ascended deity and Pokémon.
  • Respected by/Respects: A deity whom the members of the Pantheon respect or are respected by.
  • Pitied by/Pities: A deity whom the members of the Pantheon feel pity for or find pitiable.
  • Opposed by/Opposes: Not necessarily the same as "Enemies", but this is used for any deity whom the members of the Pantheon directly opposes or is opposed by, regardless of alignment.
  • Conflicting Opinion: Sometimes, the Deities argue over specific themes and philosophies.
  • Add the Intro. The intro is made up of two trivia, the Ascension Text (or just the Ascension) and The Bio. Both are necessary, but which order you use for them may vary depending on the profile in question. It may be better for one profile to have The Bio first and the Ascension second or vice-versa, although for the most part the order is irrelevant:
    • The Ascension Text: This the story of how the character got into the Pantheon and/or was ascended. There are many ways for this to happen. They may be tricked into it or have simply wandered into the Pantheon, they may have had an already ascended character bring them in, they may already be in the Pantheon (via being another deity's Herald or sharing a trope) and got "promoted", or some combination of the above. Anything is possible in the Pantheon, so use your imagination, but try to incorporate their trope into the story, if possible.
    • The Bio: A brief synopsis on the character's backstory. No need for the character's entire life/production history, but just give enough that those who don't know the character can get an idea of how the character works.
  • Now add some random trivia/facts about events/alignments/moments/fights/friendships/relations etc.
  • And some more trivia/facts.
  • And a couple of more.

Edited by nombretomado on Feb 5th 2020 at 3:18:54 AM

IndirectActiveTransport You Give Me Fever from Chicago Relationship Status: Coming soon to theaters
You Give Me Fever
Mar 29th 2014 at 7:25:58 PM

Looks good to me.

That's why he wants you to have the money. Not so you can buy 14 Cadillacs but so you can help build up the wastes
Camilla What do you mean I'm not declared insane? Relationship Status: Californicating
What do you mean I'm not declared insane?
Mar 29th 2014 at 8:27:59 PM

Okay, I'll put them in.

Note to self: Never bet on Entei.
Mar 29th 2014 at 10:23:41 PM

The Judge, God of Non-Violent Judgment and Chief Justice of the Court (His Honor, Udjey, the Bearded Gentleman)

  • Demigod(His verdicts however carry authority of a Greater God)
  • Symbol: A gavel.
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral
  • Portfolio: A Justice of the Peace, a large beard, slamming his gavel, eccentric, but skilled in his field, upholding the law,adoring cute things, never using his name, Reasonable Authority Figure.
  • Domains: Law, Judgment, Truth
  • Allies: Phoenix Wright, Jack Mc Coy, the Cutie Mark Crusaders
  • Likely one of the biggest upsets within the House of Judgment, Johnson of the Big Five was sued by the Junkyard Dog for his blatant abuse of authority within the Pantheon. Johnson was found guilty and stripped of his powers and godhood. With no one to fill the void, the most unusal person suggested a replacement. Twilight Sparkle used a summoning spell to call on 'the greatest judge in existence. This called forth the justice of the peace most familiar to Phoenix Wright.
  • Many of the cases the judge presides have been around the validity of potential gods within their domain. Whether a god should be returned to mortality or be forced to share the title with another have often come to him to decide their fate.
  • By no means a violent man himself, the judge can however be pushed to his limits, and channel all of his godhood into a single powerful strike with his mighty gavel. Any remarks from his victim in this situation is shut down with a powerful 'Objection Overruled!'
  • After any trials he gives verdicts to, he will often have the accused submitted to Yamaxanadu's higher judgment for a final sentencing.
  • Many times he has been proven to be gullible and persuadable, but at the end of the day, not even the Holy Trinity can detour the Judge from trying to find the truth from even the smallest of circumstances.

Well that's my template so far. If you have anything you'd like to add to this, please let me know.

HotmanX32 Relationship Status: watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ
Mar 29th 2014 at 10:31:45 PM

Looks decent. I'm fine with this template. Does this mean that Johnson Of The Big Five will be placed in The Fallen then?

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IndirectActiveTransport You Give Me Fever from Chicago Relationship Status: Coming soon to theaters
You Give Me Fever
Mar 29th 2014 at 11:27:56 PM

I'm kind of annoyed Lilith is even in Otherness, since both of her endings in Vampire Savior remove her from the story. (Morrigan either beats Lilith then absorbs her to make her death less traumatic or Lilith beats Morrigan then gives herself up to keep Morrigan from dying) but more importantly than that...

...why are Morrigan and Lilith listed as Demigoddesses, the Badass Normal rank? Even if we ignore their apparent power levels Morrigan is capable of at least three forms of flight, has shape shifting wings, can create physical doppelgangers of herself on whim, shoot energy balls and teleport on top of the contractual dream tricks. Lilith is weaker but still far beyond what any "normal" life form should be capable of. She can have her mammary organs expanded until they explode into a bloody mess recover from it in seconds.

The only reason I did not change it right away is because I have noticed a lot odd divine rankings are similarly skewed (Asura is described as possible overdiety in mantra form but as far as I remember Asura did little more than hit things. His other abilities were inconsistent and nowhere near as varied or as versatile as any Darkstalker bar Baby Bonnie Hood, the actual "normal". The Joker being listed as an Overdeity outright is even stranger. I guess he broke the fourth wall once but only in a story whose outcome was explicitly voted on by the fans and is depicted with human limitations otherwise). Were they just put up by someone who never played Darkstalkers or is their some reasoning here?

edited 29th Mar '14 11:48:10 PM by IndirectActiveTransport

That's why he wants you to have the money. Not so you can buy 14 Cadillacs but so you can help build up the wastes
FergardStratoavis Desserts of Trickery from The Height of Impossibility Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
Desserts of Trickery
Mar 30th 2014 at 2:33:50 AM

I do believe that this God rating came up long after the Pantheon itself. Overhauling the whole thing would require someone to sit through it for a good while.

Also, the rank of a deity also represents their influence over the Pantheon. Joker as the very personification of Chaotic Evil has every right to be an Overdeity, same with Fred Rogers.

As for Asura, his punching was enough to blow up a God of the universe, so...

edited 30th Mar '14 2:35:13 AM by FergardStratoavis

The Speed of Furious Astronomy
HotmanX32 Relationship Status: watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ
Mar 30th 2014 at 3:44:03 AM

Influence and/or power are two major factors to determine a deity's rank.

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IndirectActiveTransport You Give Me Fever from Chicago Relationship Status: Coming soon to theaters
You Give Me Fever
Mar 30th 2014 at 9:52:18 AM

Okay but overdeity implies omnipotence or at least impossibility to remove from the setting. That's why I emphasized that he did little more than hit things, Asura had neither. Maybe the reasoning is influence in the pantheon, but sometimes it seems like tropers favor turning a dial up than having more stations. Even if Morrigan was not able to hit things as hard as Asura does, compare the number of plots she breaks. An acid cloud which will breakdown the alloy Asura is made of blankets every centimeter of the Earth's surface. Even if it only lasts a second his only options are find cover, hope he is tough enough to pull through or die. A similar succubi toxin sees Morrigan just teleport, into another plain of existence if need be.

Morrigan has fewer sadistic choices as she can go after two different things falling off a bridge at once. She has an instantaneous, reliable method of disguise and so could assassinate insurgents or discredit political figures easily. A seemingly immortal, unreasoning monster is a little less of an issue as she can communicate with it mentally and attack more than its hide (the last three are the plot of Aura's wrath)

Admittedly, low rank due lack of influence does fit her character but would anyone object to bumping Morrigan and Lilith up to lesser goddess or at least working in some kind of explanation for the demigoddess ranking?

That's why he wants you to have the money. Not so you can buy 14 Cadillacs but so you can help build up the wastes
FergardStratoavis Desserts of Trickery from The Height of Impossibility Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
Desserts of Trickery
Mar 30th 2014 at 9:57:25 AM

As someone who's unfamiliar with Darkstalkers, I'm afraid I can't offer any help on the matter.

That being said, overhauling Gods' levels of power would require someone to sit through the night and edit the entire Pantheon one by one.

The Speed of Furious Astronomy
TPPR10 Questioning about Heaven from Suomus Relationship Status: Squeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Questioning about Heaven
Mar 30th 2014 at 10:30:05 AM

Just do it, okay? I mean, I have done few rank promotions with brief explanation why and no one has complained.

FergardStratoavis Desserts of Trickery from The Height of Impossibility Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
Desserts of Trickery
Mar 30th 2014 at 10:43:19 AM

Yeah, to be honest it's not even that big of a change.

Alternatively you can justify it by saying that she's simply disinterested with such boosts, being content with what she has.

The Speed of Furious Astronomy
Jinxmenow Ghosts N' Stuff Remix from everywhere you look, everywhere you look Relationship Status: Not caught up in your love affair
Ghosts N' Stuff Remix
Mar 30th 2014 at 12:54:19 PM

I see we don't have a god of Sadistic Choice yet. Good thing you had me here to suggest Judgement Boy.

—>"It was your choice, now you have to live with it."

edited 30th Mar '14 12:55:56 PM by Jinxmenow

"Monsters are tragic beings. They are born too tall, too strong, too heavy. They are not evil by choice. That is their tragedy."
Mar 30th 2014 at 6:27:53 PM

Fixed it up a bit. Still looking for ideas, especially Black Comedy ones.

Mr. Slave God of Ass Shove

  • Rank: Lesser God
  • Symbol: His leather hat.
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Ass Shove, Only Sane Man, Hard Gay, Friend to All Children, Black Comedy, Papa Wolf
  • Domains: Strength, Depravity, Suffering
  • Allies: Anarchy Stocking, Slaanesh, Mr. Garrison (sometimes), Eric Cartman, Kenny, most child deities in general.
  • Enemies: The entire House of Beasts, Judge Frollo, Seymour, Mr. Garrison (sometimes), Ghestis, Sophia Lamb, Teppei Houjou.
  • Clenched Teeth Team Work: Kanji Tatsuni
  • Ascended after the "Paris Hilton" incident (which was in response to her corrupting the town's children), a moment which brought many shocked lulz pantheon wide.
  • His rear is a dungeon of horrors haunted by the spirits of The Frog King, Sparrow Prince, and the Katatafish. Has a nuclear device inside as well.
  • Knowledge of an encounter with Lemmiwinks earned Mr. Slave the emnity of the entire House of Beasts, especially the smaller members who are terrified of him.
  • Mr. Slave's love of children (and the time he protected a bunch of kids from a biker gang) is well known. It came as no surprise that he responded to one of Teppei Houjou's attempts to abuse Satako with an encore of his battle with Paris Hilton. The club to this day doesn't know whether to laugh or be horrified.

Mar 30th 2014 at 9:56:34 PM

@Jinxmenow I thought Jigsaw was god of Sadistic choice, or is Life or Limb decision a subtrope? Either way, I think all of the Gregory Horror House would count as gods of something... perhaps Surreal Horror?

ChrisX ..... from ..... Relationship Status: Singularity
.....
Mar 31st 2014 at 12:09:03 AM

Someone said that Excalibur is just a self-proclaimed Greater God while he's at best Demigod, at worst Quasideity. This... is a wrong thing, right? Has the sayer read Soul Eater?

At the moment, I'll just revert it...

MiscellaneousSoup from Grand Rapids, Michigan Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
Mar 31st 2014 at 6:45:37 AM

Is there a way to incorporate Gravity Falls?

Back on the forums?
TPPR10 Questioning about Heaven from Suomus Relationship Status: Squeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Questioning about Heaven
Mar 31st 2014 at 7:12:17 AM

So I would like to suggest either a removal or a position change. The subject here is Kogasa from House of Weapons. You see, Kogasa does not fight wit her umbrella that much. She might throw danmaku with it and summon other umbrellas, but never truly beat people with it (understandably, as the umbrella is the real Kogasa). So she doesn't really convey the trope as well as some others. So I would like to either remove her or relocate her (Like as a Goddess of Surprises).

Who should replace her then, you ask? I suggest Yagyuu. She conveys many thinks what you can do with an umbrella from blocking incoming attacks with it, whack people with it really nicely (she can launch even fat people by just opening it on their faces), does convey the hidden weapon thing with it (either hiding multiple blades into it or having a sword hidden in it) and where it isn't a gun (that would be Mirai's specialty), she can still fire projectiles with it. So in terms of using umbrella as a weapon, she has a lot of coming with her.

So who agrees with me? If we can agree on this, I will put up a mock portfolio for her.

Mar 31st 2014 at 7:14:45 AM

So I've gotten one thumbs up for the Judge's profile. Now I guess the question is(unless there are votes against him) what to do with Johnson. Do we simply delete his file or send him to the Fallen like someone before had suggested?

Jinxmenow Ghosts N' Stuff Remix from everywhere you look, everywhere you look Relationship Status: Not caught up in your love affair
Ghosts N' Stuff Remix
Mar 31st 2014 at 9:34:30 AM

Well, turns out Jigsaw is in the Villains pantheon and not, say, the Court pantheon or the Justice pantheon. Maybe he should be moved...?

All I'm saying is that the Gregory Horror Show needs some kind of representative. The whole place is filled with physical manifestations of abstract concepts.

Another thing I'm saying: There aren't enough Genre gods. There's only one, for westerns. And his file is short.

edited 31st Mar '14 9:39:22 AM by Jinxmenow

"Monsters are tragic beings. They are born too tall, too strong, too heavy. They are not evil by choice. That is their tragedy."
WilliamRadarStorm Tropers, Pebbles. "Pebs" for short. from The catnip dealership. Relationship Status: Above such petty unnecessities
Tropers, Pebbles. "Pebs" for short.
Apr 1st 2014 at 5:19:31 PM

Say, could we include a subpage for Comedy? And if so: here's a few people I'd like to see there:

George Carlin and Richard Pryor, Gods (or co-Gods) of Stand-up; Jerry Seinfeld, God of Sitcom; Monty Python, Gods of Surrealism; Weird Al, God of Parody music (disputed with The Lonely Island); Groucho Marx, God of comedic sketch.

...I didn't have the budget to afford any pictures. It's also why my profile pic is blank.

edited 1st Apr '14 5:20:05 PM by WilliamRadarStorm

If you ever hear me say "Pebbles says hi," she's why.
Apr 1st 2014 at 5:39:50 PM

I want to replace As Nodt as god of fear in the house of emotion. My problem with As Nodt is that he only inflicted fear on one person, and was largely ineffective against Yamamoto. Not only that, but there are better examples of fear inducers with a scarecrow motif. My suggestion for a replacement is Fiddlesticks from League of Legends. Alternatively, he can serve as a god of scarecrows.

Fiddlesticks God of fear and evil scarecrows

  • Rank: Greater God
  • Symbol: His scythe and a crow
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Domains: Fear, crows, scarecrows, eldritch abomination
  • Followers: Jonathan Crane
  • Allies: Jack Skellington
  • Rivals: of the Ancients (Radiants and Dires).
  • Fiddlestick's first appearance in the pantheon caused all crows in the House of Beasts to flock towards the temple of As Nodt. As Nodt was later found torn to shreds. The House of Justice ruled that Fiddlesticks was a better representative of fear, as he was capable of causing fear in both the undead and machines.
  • While most gods are wary around Fiddlesticks, Jack Skellington appreciates his talents in scaring.
  • Is rumored to perform surprise parties, substituting his crows for balloon animals.

edited 1st Apr '14 5:40:37 PM by NineballCirno

IndirectActiveTransport You Give Me Fever from Chicago Relationship Status: Coming soon to theaters
You Give Me Fever
Apr 1st 2014 at 11:14:28 PM

I guess I would not mind a replacement, and am up for more "evil" gods. Still, there are a lot of league of legends characters already...well there are a lot of series and franchises that seem a little of represented.

Still, if no one has any other suggestions I will not be against it.

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Apr 2nd 2014 at 4:15:41 AM

I'm no Fiddlesticks player, so I do not know if 'fear' is the best thing to describe him. Scarecrows? That could fit right in, and in fact, I recommend it. When his presence is of crows are so big they could make someone like Swain's Super Mode goes 'CAWCAWCAWCAW' (and mind you, Swain himself is a no-nonsense ruthless commander), you deserve that.

However I agree that the addition of As Nodt was largely because of a momentary wham in Bleach manga that... doesn't last long, and only serves to give a swerve on the Vandenreich assault Wham Episode, which IMO, is rather exaggerated. And it doesn't last long too. I agree with the removal of As Nodt... but it better not be Fiddlesticks. Fear is too big of a thing for Fiddlesticks to handle, I have to admit.

So who was the former holder of the Fear throne? We could consider his return further. I was thinking that it was Sweeney Todd, but I am not sure...

edited 2nd Apr '14 4:17:47 AM by ChrisX

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Questioning about Heaven
Apr 2nd 2014 at 5:59:08 AM

I don't think it was Sweeney Todd. I think he had something to do with revenge until Asura came.

Though on "already having so many League of Legends characters", where variety is good, I don't mind if something gets bit more attention than others. Like, let's say Touhou character. There are a lot of them already in. Where I try not to suggest any more of them (and just a personal point, the thing with Kogasa is still up in the air), I will suggest if I think the character deserves the spot (like with Kogasa I suggested another spot for her).

So in the end, maybe try not to push too hard on characters which series have already plenty of, but if you think the character deserves the spot over others, then its fine.

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Apr 2nd 2014 at 6:23:57 AM

Not that I'm with overcrowding, but...

To say that LOL characters have too much entries may be a little wrong here, on these facts:

  • LOL's cast encompasses about 118 characters at the moment, which is about the size of Touhou. All we have so far are just: Garen, Darius, Draven, Riven, Gangplank, Miss Fortune, Caitlyn, Sona, Jinx, Vi, Teemo. Only 11 characters, it's just around 10% (and about 11% if Fiddlesticks does make it). This is not exactly overcrowding like the Madoka Magica series, Persona 4, Blaz Blue or even Asura's Wrath.
  • As the biggest and most played MOBA so far (or until DOTA 2 dethrones it), I say it holds merit that we do get some reps. And when you combine it with its competitor (DOTA), which has around same sized roster, it also holds merits that we do get some DOTA reps as they are the Trope Codifier of the MOBA genre and still going strong. And don't worry, their stories have been tweaked quite a bit that they're not just 'no personality' stuffs from the original DOTA.
  • Speaking of that, those from DOTA so far are just Sven, Lina & Rylai, Azwraith, Lesale, Axe out of 107 heroes.

I'm just sayin' that these two series haven't even reached the point that the 'overcrowding' is ridiculous. You should not be feared about how the MOBA characters are 'overcrowding' at this point. However, they STILL would need to be on our survey to even be inducted. (Like how I really wanted to put Ashe (and possibly alongside Tryndamere) in, but because I can't find a fitting trope she can claim, that'll have to wait) So, just keep the cool and don't fear about the overcrowding of LOL.

I mean, I think as far as 'overcrowding', Touhou actually has more: Reimu, Marisa, Alice, Yukari, Yuyuko, Reisen, Aya, Meiling, Cirno, Sakuya, Flandre, Patchouli, Parsee, Utsuho, the aforementioned Kogasa, and if some of the Pantheon tales are to be counted, we're expecting the rise of Remilia as well...

That being said, let's go back a bit and as a player of both DOTA and LOL, I would like to ask one thing.

Yurnero the Juggernaut is put as a follower of Garen in terms of Spin Attack... I think it was kind of improper, because one thing that is known for Juggernaut is his swordplay, with his most dangerous, most known move being the Omnislash. Which is NOT spinning. Putting that aside, even Yurnero would come first with the spinning attack than Garen. I think it was improper that he's a Garen follower.

But I'm not asking to raise Yurnero, though (while Garen can retain his position). I'm just asking... is it proper if I just remove him as Garen's follower? They're really mastering in different things. What do you say?

edited 2nd Apr '14 6:24:53 AM by ChrisX


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