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Welcome to the Trope Pantheons thread! Please read the rules:

    Rules 
Rules. The following are not suggestions or tips, but things that have to be followed:
  • When writing a profile, take note of the following:
    • Gods cannot be followers or high priests for obvious reasons. The 'gods' have ascended meaning there is no need for said character to be a follower of another if they have ascended.
    • No hype profiles, please. 'Hype Profiles' are profiles that have been made out of ongoing events and have not been around for a long time. This creates 'hype' due to popularity and certain elements either through certain scenes, memes, dramatic acting or considered overly awesome. They are 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.
  • When posting in the forum, take note of the following:
    • 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.
    • 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 Great Treasury 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 Great Treasury or Dominions.
    • Do not repost a profile in the forums more than twice in a day if noticeable changes have not 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.
    • The Pantheon is not a mouthpiece for you to voice your opinions on certain characters. You may like certain characters more than others, but do not make the mistake of making profiles for characters you like look like Character Shilling.
    • Tropers new to the Pantheon are barred from approving or downvoting profiles until they have ascended at least two profiles.
    • 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 are only given three chances to find a particular trope for them. 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.
      • On a related note, even if a character does have a free trope being suggested, there is still a limit of three attempts for suggesting that character for that trope. If no one responds to that certain proposal after being posted three times, then it will get to the point where the idea will be seen as being shoehorned into the Pantheon. In addition, the idea needs to be considered acceptable and approved because they are good, not for the sake of pitying others because no one is responding to their idea.
  • When posting Pantheon related stuff to the wiki, take note of the following:
    • 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, do not do it. If you see leftovers of this practice, inform the forum and use the cutlist. 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 and Evil Colors.
    • Rule of Cautious Editing Judgment ALSO applies here. Do not bring things that would incite fights, even if it is what is 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, this is a fictional Pantheon after all.
    • To add a Pantheon page for a certain work, 4 or more characters coming from the same series/franchise should be ascended before adding the page. For Creator specific pages, 4 deities coming from the same creator and 2 individual work pages coming from the same creator is the minimum to warrant a page.
    • Do not create a trope page for a story until the story is fully completed.

    Instructions and Tips 
Here are some tips one should keep in mind when editing:

  • Preparing to write:
    • First thing to do before present a profile is to go to the Trope Pantheons discussion thread. In the forums, you must discuss with other users on adding ideas and seek their approval with sound reasoning. You can also get some assistance in the forum thread by either asking for help and those interested asking if they can help. Submissions that are added without discussion are likely to be deleted and those who violate those rules by adding Pantheon content without discussion will get reported to the mods.
    • If you feel the need to remove a character for some reason (poor quality, outdated titles, etcetera) and replace him/her with another or outright rework, please see what the other tropers think about this in the discussion thread before doing anything hasty. Use good reasoning to see if your idea can easily replace the character present without drawing out your statement or giving too ambiguous claims most do not understand.
    • Please be sure to consult others 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 do not 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. Check the Related tab on the top of a page to see if a trope or character has been reserved by a user.
    • If, for whatever reason, you are 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. Do not try to make the editing seem too meta (self-referential) and use the aformentioned creativity to create hypothetical scenarios towards fictional characters.
  • When writing a profile for a character, here are a few things to note:
    • 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 (can be reversed if it is Eastern ordered). For a group, if there is no official name for them all list down all their names by order of relevance or (if too long to list) title them as Insert Name Here Main Characters or some other identifiable title along the same lines.
    • The maximum number of tropes that a god can have is two, but do not 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 either because said character represents their trope choice very well alongside the first trope. It is still generally encouraged to only have one trope.
    • A trope can only belong to one profile at a time. The only time two profiles can share a trope is if there are explicit variations listed in the trope page proper (e.g. Muscle Angst is held by both Biscuit Krueger and Chihiro Fujisaki as the former represents "Too Much Muscle" and the latter represents "Not Enough Muscle")
    • If the character you are about to add to a House already exists in another, make sure to mention that this person has spots in other House as well. Up to 2 places can be made for a deity, with the sole exceptions being those at the Main House to highlight those characters’ importance to the Pantheon’s lore.
    • For a character's 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 through research. Most importantly, it has to be part their series’ official soundtracks from media. Do not list songs that are made by fans or outside sources. If they were not specifically used as music for that specific character, then they do not count. Furthermore, it has to be a general theme specifically made for that characters’ appearances, not some generic music that plays for many other instances not related to the character in question.
    • For images, when adding an image for your chosen character, it is highly recommended to use a stylized image that embodies the character or renders that also highlights a character’s behavior (such as cool poses). Most images should be from the main adaptations of the character, unless the images from the other media are of a higher quality than the adaptation. Unless it is needed, do not use fanart for images. If you are, please attribute to the original artist. Due to the website’s dark mode, removing white backgrounds from an image is paramount. This website is suggested to do the background removal. If an image you have takes up too much bytes, it is suggestible to use this site to reduce the byte size. If the byte is still too big, put the compressed image to other sites (or even the same one) to compress even further. Use wikias to look for better images, as even wikias for the series might not contain good official images.
    • Creativity is your friend. While it is not recommended to get too ditzy at your ideas, it is best that when writing a profile for a certain character, do you think of capable scenarios between X and Y. Tip: do not use shallow examples (X wields a sword and Y wields one too) and try to think of relationships that makes sense (i.e those characters that are shout-outs for another).
  • Pantheon Content:
    • Some series or genres will eventually have greater representation in the Pantheon than others. This is unavoidable, but a little diversity helps to make you not look like a shill per say. Try to ensure that if you add a deity from a popular series, make sure that it is because they are a good representative for the trope in question, and not just because they are connected to another deity in their respective canon.
      • As far as deities from actual mythologies, there is generally expectation to build the profiles off interactions from fictional portrays rather than basing it entire from the actual myth. Therefore, a mythological deity should be more of a Composite Character whose main identity is from the actual myth.
    • Occasionally there will be Gods that carry a title without a trope. This is not forbidden, but it is well advised not to abuse them. 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 unnecessary. However, the character being ascended for their choice of a food, or food-related thing must be a decently good representative of said item. (i.e their Trademark Favorite Food, or something that they are closely associated with In-Universe, or both).
    • For Dominions and Treasures profiles, always consider what made those places/objects popular in the first place. Were they plot-important, identifiable imagery or have a unique aspect of it? Do not just bring regular objects under the basis of following a certain canon.
  • For Profile Standards:
    • Flavor text is used to describe certain things about a character, place or object. To avoid short ones, it is recommended to write flavor text with 4-7 sentences that can fill around 2 lines each. Be warned that adding too many sentences does not equal good flavor text as it is not an essay of sorts (unless words are substantial and do add to the overall line).
    • Character Profiles of a certain person should have the following:
      • A portfolio that contains at least 7 (at the minimum) tropes describing their character.
      • Flavor text count for a deity profile should have by minimum, 10 (depending if the character in question has enough relationships/characterization) to 15 with a maximum of 20-25 for an individual profile.
      • On the other hand, group profiles (profiles of a group that has 4 or more members) have their maximum flavor text count to 15 minimum, giving individual lines for the other members of the group (unless the members are not as characterized) up to 30 at max.
    • Dominion profiles of a certain place should have the following:
      • A portfolio that contains at least 5 (at the minimum) tropes describing the context of the place.
      • Flavor text count should range at least 10 to 15.
    • Treasure profiles (inanimate objects without a trope) should have the following:
      • A portfolio that contains at least 6 (at the minimum) tropes that describes the object itself.
      • Flavor text count should be at least 7 flavor text up to 12 to constitute a treasure profile.

    Divine Ranking System 
  • 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.

    Templates 
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.
  • Rank: This can range from Quasideity, Demigod, Lesser God, Intermediate God, Greater God, to Overdeity, based on representation of power mentioned above.
  • Symbol: An image or icon used to represent the deity.
  • Theme Song: Official song (in other words, no fan music, regardless of quality) 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 either a website like Soundcloud or 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 and is made for fun.
  • For Pokémon deities only:
    • Gender: 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.
  • Relationships between ascended characters go here with your chosen character, it goes something like this:
    • Allies: Members of the Pantheon that are allies, those that share the same values as them and would theoretically be friends with them.
    • Rivals: Members of the Pantheon that are rivals, people who may look at your character with suspicion or a challenge.
    • Enemies: Members of the Pantheon that are foes, those who would see your chosen character as a threat, either on their pespective or yours.
    • Additional Character Relationships: Members of the Pantheon that do not fit in various relationships (examples include Enemy Mine, Vitriolic Best Buds, Teeth-Clenched Teamwork, Headbutting Heroes, Friendly Enemy, Friendly Rival, Just Friends, etc.), allies, rivals, or enemies.
    • Partner: Defines a partnership with an ascended deity and Mon-type. (if any)
    • Feared by/Fears: A deity whom the members of the Pantheon notably fear or are feared by.
    • Respected by/Respects: A deity whom the members of the Pantheon respect or are respected by.
    • 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 (basically the opposite of "Respects") terms of certain viewpoints, regardless of alignment.
    • Pitied by/Pities: A deity whom the members of the Pantheon feel pity for or are found pitiable by.
    • 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.
    • Note: Standard amount of flavor text for Deities/Characters is 10-15 (15-20 for group profiles) at minimum to 20-25 (30 for group profiles) at maximum.

Template for Dominions profiles:

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

  • An image, if possible. Please use official art or a screenshot for a picture.
  • Theme Song (Optional): Not important as compared to Deity and Dominion profiles but a notable mention if there is an accompanying song in use with the object.
  • Alignment: Refers to the dominion's role in their story, be it those used by villains or used by the Player Character.
  • Portfolio: Tropes associated with the dominion.
  • Domains: Things that the place has links to.
  • Relationships (Optional): Unless the location has a connection with a specific deity, relationships are optional and may not be required. However, if there are deities linked to the same series as where the dominion is linked to, note them using the relationships, this includes deities that theoretically have interest with said dominion, good or evil otherwise.
  • Add the Intro. Here the introduction of the Dominion is added with some tidbits regarding the origins of its' creation and usage in the story. You can also add what made it popular/iconic/important here.
  • Now add some random trivia/facts about events/alignments/moments/fights/friendships/relations etc.
  • And some more trivia/facts.
  • And a couple of more.
    • Note: Standard amount of flavor text for Dominions is 10 at minimum to 15 at maximum.

Template for Treasure profiles:

The name of the item in here (Alternate names/Nicknames, Fan Nickname)

  • An image, if possible. Please use official art or a screenshot for a picture.
  • Appearance: A shortened description of the item's looks with some notable features also mentioned.
  • Class: Refer to the Treasure Classification System in the Great Treasury.
  • Alignment: Refers to the objects' role in their story, be it those used by villains or used by the Player Character.
  • Theme Song (Optional): Not important as compared to Deity and Dominion profiles but a notable mention if there is an accompanying song in use with the object.
  • Museum Check: A note that says whether the item is viewable by the public.
  • Portfolio: Tropes associated with the item.
  • Domains: Things that the item has links to.
  • Relationships (Optional): Unless the item has a connection with a specific deity, relationships are optional and may not be required. However, if there are deities linked to the same series as where the item is linked to (especially the original owner of the item), note them using the relationships, this includes deities that theoretically have interest with said object, good or evil otherwise.
  • Add the Intro. Here the introduction of the Treasure is added with some tidbits regarding the origins of its' creation and usage in the story. You can also add what made it popular/iconic/important here.
  • Now add some random trivia/facts about events/alignments/moments/fights/friendships/relations etc.
  • And some more trivia/facts.
  • And a couple of more.
    • Note: Standard amount of flavor text for Treasures is 7 at minimum to 12 at maximum.

Edited by Willbyr on May 24th 2021 at 7:52:09 AM

CrimsonShark ALIBABARAY!!! from The Internet of Loneliness and Beyond Relationship Status: One Is The Loneliest Number
Oct 30th 2021 at 8:51:32 PM

@Hamana - Just letting you know, Michael Myers has Slasher Movie and I don't think any other character, Jason included, can be a better example than The Shape himself.

That said, I'd be cool with Jason having Slasher Movie if there's a good trope for Michael to take.

Edited by CrimsonShark on Oct 30th 2021 at 4:52:39 PM

"I must consult with the Site Moderators. And the Elder Gods, of course."
HamanaHamanaHamana Hon Hon HON
Hon Hon HON
Oct 30th 2021 at 9:04:43 PM

[up]I actually did not know that. That said, Slasher Movie should have been given to Norman Bates since Psycho was the main influence and both Friday the 13th and Halloween are the codifiers, not the ones that created the genre in the first place.

Also, for Chris Walker, that's faso's profile and I'll need his input if he is okay replacing him.

Edited by HamanaHamanaHamana on Oct 31st 2021 at 12:04:57 AM

Let's all laugh at a Pantheon that never learns anything tee-hee-hee!
fasoman1996 Pumpy :D from Argentina (A.K.A. Naziland) Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
Pumpy :D
Oct 30th 2021 at 9:21:37 PM

Nah keep Chris. I think he can stay if i find something else.

Currently at 2 [tup] with the Twins. I'm done with them

Spookeh monf
RJ-19-CLOVIS-93 from Australia
Oct 30th 2021 at 9:23:14 PM

Our Slashers Are Different is a trope you might want to consider

Anything else for these two?

Machamp, God of Humanoid Mons (The Superpower Pokémon, Kairiky)

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Machamp ready for Pokkén Tournament
Click here  for Gigantamax Machamp

Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres, Triumvirate Deities of Ice, Lightning, and Fire (The Legendary Birds | Articuno: The Freeze Pokémon, 2.5 HOURS | Zapdos: The Electric Pokémon, THE BEST ONE, The Arch-Angel, Battery Jesus, AA-J | Moltres: The Flame Pokémon, LEAVE ME ALONE, Why couldn't it have been you., THANK GOD)

https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/legendary_birds.png
The Legendary Birds. Left to right: Zapdos, Articuno, Moltres
Click here  for their regional variants. Left to right: Galarian Zapdos, Moltres and Articuno
  • Votes: 1(Mizerous)
  • Note: Restoration
  • Hall: Elemental Pairings (House of Nature)
  • Intermediate Deities
  • Symbol: A bird superimposed over a lightning bolt, snowflake and an ember
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Gender: Genderless
  • Abilities: Snow Cloak (Articuno), Static (Zapdos), Flame Body (Moltres)
  • Movesets:
    • (Articuno): Freeze Dry, Tailwind, Ice Beam, Hurricane
    • (Zapdos): Thunderbolt, Drill Peck, Detect, Thunder Wave
    • (Moltres): Flamethrower, Sunny Day, Solarbeam, Air Slash
    • Z-Moves: Subzero Slammer (Articuno), Gigavolt Havoc (Zapdos), Inferno Overdrive (Moltres)
  • Portfolios: Group of 3 elements, Big Birds, Olympus Mons, Numerical Theme Naming, Power Trio
  • Domains: Nature, Birds, Elements, Legendaries (the lot), Ice, Thunder and Fire (respectively)
  • Superior: Lugia
  • Allies: Ash Ketchum, Ho-oh, Aang
  • On good terms with: SCP-4338 (Moltres)
  • Enemies: Ghetsis, Pokemon Hunter J, Giovanni, Dr Eggman
  • Odd Friendship: Akechi Mitsuhide (Articuno), The Mob (Zapdos)
  • Opposes: Rock, Ice (Zapdos), Lightning (Articuno and Moltres) and Fire (Articuno) deities
  • The legendary birds of Kanto embody Ice Lightning and Fire and as such, usually spend their time secluded from many other deities but freely interact with other deities who share their abilities. Despite wanting to isolate themselves from other deities, Articuno's, Zapdos' and Moltres' temple leads to an island in the middle of nowhere that contains a snowy mountain, a grassy field and a volcano.
  • Applies to the lot
    • The three aren't the only trio in their series with a Fire, Ice, Lightning dynamic, but they are the most powerful and famous. Unlike some legendaries they aren't a case of Single Specimen Species and since their squabbles don't cause environmental catastrophe they aren't the stronger Shamouti Island birds. Lugia still bosses them around as it feels it needs to make sure they behave, but Ho-oh treats them less condescendely and they like it more. The legendary trio are certainly more well-behaved than their Galarian cousins, who are a Psychic, Fighting and Dark/Flying trio and their power has gone to their heads.
    • There are several deities who the legendary birds refuse to interact with due to them using the element they represent for evil. For example, Zapdos refuses to interact with Eneru, Electro, Azula, and Emperor Palpatine and Moltres refuses to go near Ragnaros the Firelord and the Firebird. The legendary birds are also hesitant to go near deities who can control elements that the legendary birds are weak to, and they hate poachers like Hunter J who want them captive. Giovanni and Team Rocket count as their enemies Ever since that one time when they got fused together.
    • Ash was happy to see the legendary trio again, and as usual they get along with the Pokemon-loving Kid Hero. Charizard still boasts about the time Ash's beat Articuno, and how two of Ash's Kalos Pokemon were worthy opponents for the other two birds. Articuno snidely replied that Stealth Rocks will put the fire lizard out of commission, and Moltres responded in Pokémon Speak "same to you and me" before patting Charizard on the back. The bird trio have come to love challenging the Tao Trio, specifically the ones sharing the same type as them, as they soon noticed the three follow the same Fire, Ice, Lightning trinity.
    • They fear Chuggaaconroy since it was because of their captures that his legacy of capturing the other legendaries in normal Pokéballs began. His first attempts had him capture Articuno with only 2 Ultra Balls, Zapdos after going through 30 Ultra Balls then tossing a single Pokéball at it out of annoyance (he could be heard screaming, "YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING ME!" when that happened) and Moltres came about after Chugga gave a a sick burn on himself that Trollkaiger had an absolute laugh at. The second time was even more hectic, let's put it that way.
    • As Aang is the master of elements, the Legendary Birds feel they can safely hang out with him and request help in case the elements get out of whack. Given what happened to the Shamouti Island legendary birds the group fear they may need back-up in case Dr Eggman considers them a more reliable ancient power to control, especially as he's mostly overcome the whole "Evil Is Not a Toy" trope. Within their own 'verse, the birds get along more with Pokémon of the same type.
  • Applies to Articuno
    • The Freeze Pokémon has the rare Ice/Flying type combination, as it appears to be based of the mythical roc (giant Arctic bird). It is rather empathetic, appearing to doomed people on icy mountains...all of which makes the creature a godsend for the House of Locations and Settings. Due to its generally friendly attitude, Articuno doesn't have many enemies outside its elemental weaknesses. The legendary has shown a market dislike for Pet Shop due to being a psychotic bird who uses their ice-based Stand to cause trouble. Because of how it helps people in terribly icy weather, House Stark can count on its aid. Sadly this has also caught the Night's King's attention and he wants to add the legendary to his zombie army.
    • Articuno feels a strange kinship with Akechi Mitsuhide as they were good friends with each other in an alternate reality where Pokémon battles took a very different turn. However it prefers Jack Frost as a partner, because of his status as the spirit of winter. They met whole Jack was trekking the mountain for personal solace. Thanks to Articuno's ability boosting evasion in a hailstorm, siding with Jack proves combatively useful as well.
    • Besides Jack, Articuno tends to be friendly in general with those who use ice powers in a positive manner. Queen Elsa is usually found in frigid environments and has from time to time been offered a ride on the legendary's back. They first flew to where Gray Fullbuster was training his body and ice powers, and the legendary decided to join in for fun. Articuno also enjoys hanging out with Cirno due to her being an ice fairy. It may sympathize with her Boisterous Weakling status due to having the worst defensive typing of the three birdsnote .
  • Applies to Zapdos
    • The Electric Pokémon is said to appear from clouds while dropping enormous lightning bolts. It can freely control thunder and cause savage thunderstorms by flapping its glittering wings. Basically it's an avian version of Zeus or Thor, minus the former's notorious libido. Furthering the connection to the latter is its French name, Electhor. The former likes to flex by competing with and wielding the legendary's thunderbolts, while Thor compensates its lacking physically Electric movepool.
    • The Mob cheered to find the trio in the Pantheon, but were especially happy with Zapdos. Many gods were amazed at how the Mob somehow managed to keep the Master Ball and successfully capture Zapdos with it. Getting it out of the PC, on the other hand.... They did some good work in protecting the Electric-type legendary from Gigabolt Man-O-War who tried to suck the Pokémon dry for his fix...and supporting the Next Gen Reploid cause. Bender chooses to just leave Zapdos alone, because of a bad trip he had from electricity.
    • It has developed a strong bond with Mikoto Misaka and can frequently be seen sparring with her as her control over electricity is more than a match for Zapdos' lightning. In addition of the reasons it dislikes Enel is that the legendary was trying to look for a fellow Thunderbird, only to be tricked by the appearance of one of his attacks, the 30,000,000 Volt Hino.
  • Applies to Moltres
    • The Fire Pokémon is a phoenix who's flap of its wings creates a dazzling flash of flames. It is said that its appearance indicates the coming of spring. Within the pantheon, the legendary can be seen flexing its pyrokinesis with Alexstrasza and Natsu Dragneel. If injured, it is said to dip its body in the molten magma of a volcano to burn and heal itself. As such it will crash into SCP-4338's domain and ask for a favor when hurt. The SCP Foundation tolerates this, but only because they confirmed beforehand that Moltres' presence wouldn't affect SCP-4338's current standing. It was bemused to hear there was another firebird in the pantheon, Litra, and it likes showing off to it.
    • While mastering her craft in the Hall of Fire and Heat, Moltres visited and the two decided to test each other out. Impressed by skills with a sword, the legendary decided to join up with the Hot-Eyed Hunter. Birds aren't exactly known for their swordsmanship, so she compliments its power. Ozai had wanted to make Moltres his partner instead, as he thinks the fire bird is a perfect symbol of the Fire Kingdom's power. Given its opposition to Azula Moltres wanted nothing to do with someone as utterly villainous as Ozai. That said, at least he wasn't SCP-457 who wanted to assimilate the legendary to its will by hijacking its flames.
    • As it flaps its flaming wings, even the night sky will turn red. It may not be as effective as Volcarona, but Moltres could theoretically serve as a second sun. Naturally the Grand Duke of Owls regards it as an unacceptable bringer of light, though this only includes the ascended Moltres; he's deeply amused by Galarian Moltres. Chanticleer reached out to the legendary to help out against the Grand Duke of Owls.

Edited by RJ-19-CLOVIS-93 on Oct 31st 2021 at 3:23:37 AM

CrimsonShark ALIBABARAY!!! from The Internet of Loneliness and Beyond Relationship Status: One Is The Loneliest Number
Oct 30th 2021 at 9:31:03 PM

[up][tup] to Machamp and the Birdies. Also, I guess I could change Michael's trope to Our Slashers Are Different, given that it would provide a win-win. Michael would have to be moved to Fearsome Archetypes though.

A side note, but I think the (concept of them) Trope Codifier is more important than the Trope Maker by a slim margin, as I think that while the latter is definitely influential and is necessary, the former is what defines and sets up future examples. I'll stop here as that's a conversation for another thread.


Need one more approval for Sasuke.

[tup]'s - 4 (ShonenTrash98, Excessive-Menace, M1gamiTensei, Bazzardreturns)

Edited by CrimsonShark on Oct 30th 2021 at 5:34:02 PM

"I must consult with the Site Moderators. And the Elder Gods, of course."
SailorVenus372 Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
Oct 30th 2021 at 9:36:39 PM

[up][tup]

Oh, what the heck! I’ll laugh anyway!
CrownlessMimic Hoyoyo~ from In A World Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Hoyoyo~
Oct 30th 2021 at 9:41:58 PM

@ Sasuke, Mola Ram, DBD Twins: [tup]

It's not the Prescripts' fault you were too dumb to get it~
CrimsonShark ALIBABARAY!!! from The Internet of Loneliness and Beyond Relationship Status: One Is The Loneliest Number
Oct 30th 2021 at 9:44:16 PM "I must consult with the Site Moderators. And the Elder Gods, of course."
fasoman1996 Pumpy :D from Argentina (A.K.A. Naziland) Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
nightelf37 The Scrappy and Butt-Monkey of the Pantheon Thread from Hadithi (it's Swahili for 'story') Relationship Status: They grew on me like a tumor...
The Scrappy and Butt-Monkey of the Pantheon Thread
Oct 30th 2021 at 11:35:02 PM

This is Halloween once again, where people often end up dressing up as other people, if they're not doing the classics, and even then one could end up looking like someone else already here.

You can see the following sights:

There's no real reason why these characters dress up like this. It could've been some unnecessary elaborate prank of titanic proportions by powerful magic.


In theme to Halloween, here's a spoopy profile.

No-Thumbs Mode

I don't know the first thing about Yapool, sorry.

Dr. Wilhelm Von Hell, God of Intellectuals Surrounded With Ineptitude (Great Marshall of Hell, Dr. Demon, Doctor Infierno, Mariscal Infierno)

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  • Lesser God (Intermediate God as Great Marshall of Hell)
  • Symbol: The Bardos Wand
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Non-Action Big Bad, Herr Doktor, Obviously Evil, Mad Scientist, Wants To Take Over the World As Revenge And Make Humanity Kneel Before Him, Surrounded by Idiots, Purple Skin, Beard of Evil, Faux Affably Evil, It's All About Me, Perpetual Frowner, Secondary Color Nemesis
  • Domain(s): Evil Science, Giant Robots, Conquest
  • Herald: Baron Ashura and Count Brocken (his lieutenants), the Iron Mask and Iron Cross Armies
  • High Priest: Dark General Cobalt
  • Followers: Ptera Geist, The Bog King, The Octopus, Evil Harry Dread, Joe Carroll, Silas Morth
  • Allies: Johann Schmidt/Red Skull, Generalfeldmarschall Franz Vahlen, General Heinz Bohm, Hauptsturmfuhrer Rudolf von Sturmgeist
  • Rivals: Dr. Eggman
  • Enemies: All non-evil-aligned mecha pilots, but Kouji Kabuto tops the list, with Tetsuya Tsurugi as a close second. Others include, Akira Fudou/Devilman, Cutey Honey, all Cybertronians, Autobots and Decepticons alike, all Kaiju, Sonic the Hedgehog and his friends, Izetta, The Basterds, Lt. Mike Powell, Lt. Karl Fairburne, William J. Blaskowicz
  • 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.
  • Respected by/Respects:
  • Pitied by/Pities:
  • Opposed by/Opposes:
  • Conflicting Opinion:
  • For an Evil Overlord, when it comes to hiring help, it can be hard to find those competent enough. Or at least those who don't eventually intend to overthrow him. And thus one tends to be Surrounded by Idiots as a result.
  • Dr. Wilhelm von Hell is a Mad Scientist with a desire to Take Over the World. Unfortunately, his lieutenants Baron Ashura and Count Brocken often bicker for his favor, often at the cost of whatever Mechanical Beast dispatched, and the Iron Mask and Iron Cross Armies weren't that brilliant either.
    • In terms of backstory, Dr. Hell was a German born to parents who would grow to reject him. He would be friendless even in school, being isolated by his intelligence, before meeting fellow to-be-scientists Juzo Kabuto and Yumiko Shiozai. He had his eyes on Yumiko, but she was already won over by Juzo. Hell grew jealous over both this and Kabuto's accomplishments, and eventually left them in disgust. He would join the Nazis in World War II as a field medic and weapon scientist. There he met Count Brocken and kept his war crimes a secret in exchange for financing for his projects. After the war, he became an archaeologist, and found a pair of bodies each broken on one side of their bodies (though one source claims he damaged them on purpose). He would fuse the intact halves into a single entity, and they would be named Baron Ashura.
    • In one of his later discoveries, Dr. Hell uncovered the island Bardos, but to find out if the legends he read about the island are true, he contacted other scientists, including Juzo Kabuto. But even when Juzo found out about Dr. Hell's plan, Hell forced the scientists to complete the Talos giants before having them all killed. Juzo was the only one to survive as he barely managed to escape. Dr. Hell would then awaken the Mechanical Beasts within the island and modify them before sending them out to conquer the world. His focus would eventually shift to Juzo after discovering his survival and Dr. Hell sent his forces to assassinate him. While this was mostly successful, he didn't count on one of his last creations Mazinger Z rearing its head, with Juzo's grandson Kouji at the controls. This would drive Hell into obsession to destroy/claim the giant robot as well as the Japanium ore in the Photoatomic Research Institute to build an unstoppable Mechanical Beast to take over the world.
    • After a few years of the same routine of sending and losing one (or two) Mechanical Beast(s) after the other, the Institute eventually decided enough was enough, found Dr. Hell's base, and sent Mazinger Z and allies to storm the fortress and put an end to Dr. Hell once and for all... only for him to come back much later as the Grand Marshal of Hell in the Mycenae Empire, and thus in opposition to Juzo Kabuto's son Kenzo, and by extension Tetsuya Tsurugi and his allies. They and Kouji would eventually take him out for good this time...
    • ...Until he somehow returned decades later during the events of Mazinger Z: Infinity, where he manages to rebuild and fortify his Mechanical Beasts in a fashion that even Great Mazinger cannot manage to defeat them (it didn't help that there were vital civilian structures in the area where Tetsuya was captured by them). His new goal would be to capture Infinity, a Mazinger-shaped mountain-sized machine found in Mount Fuji, and initiate Goragon, a universal reset in order to observe whether new potential worlds are worthy of existence. However, thanks to Kouji, the rescue of Tetsuya, their now-grown up brother Shiro piloting an Ichinana (a mass-produced Mazinger-shaped mecha), and the world uniting by sharing their Photonic Energy to Mazinger Z, they were able to destroy Infinity and Dr. Hell once and for all, for real this time.
  • It was business as usual in the Pantheon when a titanic island-based mecha was sighted in space, striking SCP-2578-D from behind (given it was usually pointed at the Pantheon itself looking for fascists to shoot) before punching it out of course and into the Sun, though it managed to get a few shots in before being incinerated. The Death Star II barely fared any better, but took much more of a beating due to its size before suffering the same fate. It was only stopped from reaching the Pantheon itself because the Diamond Authority's temple planet was in the way, forcing their fleet and "Mega Diamond" to take him on first.
  • Turns out this was all a ploy by the GUAE to ascend the base timeline Dr. Hell, which was done during the battle against Gordon Hell, having somehow "extracted" from the Dark Multiverse a Shin Mazinger ZERO!Dr. Hell who was successful in his conquest for this. As for why Dr. Hell fit the trope over all other possible candidates, it's because his attitude to the inteptitude of others not only applies to his subordinates, but to the entire world as well starting from his youth.
  • As for how he is in the Pantheon, his base takes the form of Hell Castle, which used to be part of the Izu islands before he remodeled it in his image. Dr. Hell can also switch between his Grand Marshall and his "regular" human form at will. In terms of subordinates, only Baron Ashura, Count Brocken, and their Iron Masks and Iron Cross armies serve as his heralds. Viscount Pygman was excluded due to his betrayal, and because he was merely a high-ranking subordinate in Mycenae Empire, Archduke Gorgon wasn't included either.
  • He wasn't pleased to needing to work under Melkor, but the Dark Lord providing him means to continually reproduce his Mechanical Beasts was a boon he couldn't ignore. And so one can add them to the giant threats the Pantheon faces regularly. And thus a lot of the Pantheon's mecha pilots and Kaiju that oppose them have another enemy to keep them busy.
  • Due to his service in the Nazis before his tenure as an archaeologist, HYDRA contacted Dr. Hell for a collaboration. Having been further forced to accept aid, he decided to take them up on their offer. Upon getting a meeting with Red Skull in person though, he found that they were both poor and abused kids who grew up to be dangerous villains, so this alliance isn't that bad.
    • His time in the Nazis has also granted him acceptable interactions with Generalfeldmarschall Franz Vahlen, General Heinz Bohm, and Hauptsturmfuhrer Rudolf von Sturmgeist, who have all spearheaded German wonderweapons development during WWII just like him. There's also Lt. Col. Arnold Berkman, who was from an Alternate Timeline where Nazi Germany is instead a Germanian Empire, but nonetheless helped the Empire develop several wonderweapons to counter Eylstadt's White Witch Izetta, including a clone of the original White Witch Sophie.
    • Naturally, due to his association with these Nazis, he's also become the target of both Nazi hunters and Allied agents, such as The Basterds, Lt. Mike Powell, Lt. Karl Fairburne, and of course, William J. Blaskowicz. They may not pilot gint robots, but them getting tangled with his Iron Mask and Iron Cross forces is still problematic, especially during a Mechanical Beast attack kept busy by an allied mecha.
  • Heard of a timeline where Akira Fudo/Devilman loses his faith in humanity and allows them to destroy themselves, and one where he personally wipes them all out (before unfortunately turning around). Intrigued by this, Dr. Hell is thinking he could try using this (as well as their connection in MazinSaga) to try (that's the key word here) to convert Akira to his side. For now though, he's an enemy due to his ties with Kouji.
  • Used to be a follower of General Zod before becoming a Pantheon god, though as extremely proud villains they naturally don't get along; all they are are two separate members in the GUAE, Zod against superheroes, and Hell against Super Robot pilots.
  • (Yapool)
  • For reasons he couldn't quite understand, he's found himself with a rivalry in Dr. Eggman, who is an equally recurring mad scientist with a passion for extravagant robot designs. He doesn't think too highly of him however given how frequently he loses to someone without a giant robot, though Sonic and his cadre are counted as enemies as well.
  • In one timeline, Autobots and Decepticons ended up getting entangled in his war against Mazinger Z. Baron Ashura once managed to trick the Autobots to fighting on their behalf, but ended up jumping the gun on betraying them and was eventually forced to retreat. And then the Decepticons showed up with offers to assist, but during the assault, Starscream stole spare Mazinger parts and decided to turn on everyone, forcing everybody to cooperate to stop him, and it ended with the Cybertronians teleporting away to where they came from. Dr. Hell loathes them all as a result.

Evaluation Mode

First draft. Sorry it's mostly like Derek and Angie's profile. Not much variations on profiles with a hero surgeon.

Dr. Markus Vaughn and Dr. Valerie Blaylock, Co-Deities of the Socialization Bonus (Special Disease Counteraction Team, Team Caduceus | Markus: Mark | Valerie: Val)

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Markus
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Valerie
  • Demideities
  • Symbol: Two Healing Touch stars drawn in concert
  • Theme Song: Operation Briefing (New Blood ver.)
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Dressed to Heal, Two Types of Healing Touch (Markus's Can Slow Time's Flow All The Way To A Stop, Valerie's Can Stabilize Vitals), Passionate Valerie, Calm Markus, Co-Op Multiplayer, One Male And Two Females Counting Elena Salazar
  • Domain(s): Doctors, Surgery, Cooperation
  • Herald: Nurse Elena Salazar
  • High Priests: Escavalier and Accelgor
  • Allies: Dr. Derek Stiles and Nurse Angela Thompson (fellow Caduceus colleagues), most every benevolent doctor, nurse, and otherwise healer in the Pantheon (Dr. Black Jack, Florence Nightingale, Mordin Solus, SCP-2295, Osmosis Jones), Dr. Tenma, Navy Corpsmen James Broderick Sullivan and John Henry "Doc" Bradley
  • Enemies: [[Health and Diseases Nurgle, those who advocate death, Facehuggers, Thrax, Typhus, Albert Wesker
  • Oppose: The Medic, Nigel Burke
  • Some games benefit significantly from having a second player cooperating with the first. Finding a (named) candidate was a challenge given how hard it is to truly define the trope of Socialization Bonus, and its previous representatives Escavalier and Accelgor weren't up to snuff. However, with the ascension of Derek Stiles and Angie Thompson opening the way for more representatives from the world of Trauma Center, another pair was found; the pair of surgeons who contended with and put a stop to the Stigma virus, Dr. Markus Vaughn and Dr. Valerie Baylock.
    • Their story began in Alaska at Montgomery Memorial Hospital, right after they treated a tourist who picked a fight with a grizzy bear and ended up with a gash on his chest, at least two broken bones in the right arm, and a lot of lost blood. Nothing they can't handle, by themsleves or together. The Call to Adventure, so to speak, came in the form of nurse Elena Salazar driving over with a patient in need of emergency treatment... as well as get a replacement pump unit implanted in her pancreas, since Markus did her first one seven years ago and it's starting to "expire". And then there is the matter of an artificial diseased called Stigma, which Markus apparently had a hand in, and which he and Valerie will end up facing as they transfer to Concordia Medical by Dr. Lloyd Wilkins, who possesses this disease. (Despite being a lot like GUILT, it has no connection with it) But when someone breaks in to steal the research data on Stigma and abduct Dr. Wilkins, Markus and Valerie then end up being recruited into Caduceus in response by its then-director Irene Quatro to further combat this disease, which is being actively spread by the organization Parnassus, led by Master Vakhushti a.k.a. Ray Kerensky, who had provided Markus with advice on Elena's transplant operation.
    • While Caduceus was looking for clues as to the whereabouts of the party spreading Stigma, Markus and Valerie performed all sorts of operations along the way. Turns out, the reason Markus was at Alaska in the first place was because of the guilt he had over witnessing the advent of Stigma, and being unable to stop Dr. Wilkins from wanting to unleash it to study its treatment. Eventually, the mastermind's hideout was found, and forces were dispatched to it, including Caduceus doctors (counting Val and Mark among them, to tie loose ends) in case of infection. They found the mastermind Master Vakhushti a.k.a. Ray Kerensky (who had managed to put Wilkins under mind control to release the virus), who wanted to spread Stigma in response to his government trying to assassinate him when he went home to treat refugees, and a strain of it was in his body. Once Markus and Valerie destroyed that strain (in case it might spread once he dies), his plot was finally halted for good because it turned out the Stigma was also holding his malignant diencephalic sclerosis at bay; with it gone, he expired. And with the crisis over, they could finally get back to regular surgery.
  • What makes these two an optimal pick is that while a player can finish their game playing one doctor at a time, a second player is able to join in, with all the potential pitfalls, awesome moments, and hilarity it all entails, as well as a the satisfaction of an operation well done together.
  • Their ascension to the Pantheon came in the form of Court envoys sent to Caduceus and requesting for the pair, incidentally some time after their invite to Derek Stiles and Angie Thompson. After a lengthy talk with the envoys, who were those two, it was decided that Markus and Valerie join their fellow Caduceus colleagues to their new assigned location: the Trope Pantheons. And there they were granted a temple in the House of Gaming.
  • Applies to both:
    • As it is known, both doctors possess the Healing Touch; with Markus already having had his for a while now, and with Valerie (in the process of studying Markus's techniques) awakening to hers during an operation on a construction site victim beneath rubble. While Dr. Vaughn's is essentially like Dr. Stiles's (and its effect also extends to his partner), Dr. Blaylock's HT stabilizes the patient's vitals for a while no matter the damage dealt by bodily complications (whether internal or external) that can set in during an operation, and raising vitals a bit when the HT ends.
    • Naturally, just like with Derek and Angie, Markus and Valerie were first acquainted with the doctors in the House of Health and Diseases, starting with Black Jack himself, given Caduceus has a few shrines dedicated to him. They're amazed at his speed, and that it's all from his body, no mystical Healing Touch necessary.
      • While a nurse, they revere Florence Nightingale for revolutionizing the profession and making sanitation mandatory.
      • Their first big step towards accepting the strange was the salarian doctor Mordin Solus, who was additionally a proficient fighter to boot, given the criminal environment Shepard first found him operating at.
      • SCP-2295 was a massive curiosity, being able to replace organs and patch up skin with plushie materials and they somehow work like the real thing.
      • While the Medic's tech and speed of healing is revolutionary, his practices, mercenary career, and (lack of) ethics prove problematic for them to deal with, and neither of them have any patience for him, while Markus also woders how Derek can even tolerate the man.
      • Fran Madaraki is another they found unsettling due to her skewed anti-death morality, despite her unparalleled surgery skills, and because of the mutations she's made thanks to those skills. But her rules are relatively easy to follow to keep her sort-of under control. That said, when it comes to heart operations, she sometimes offers to "modify" either or both of them, though they always turn her down.
      • And then there's Nigel Burke, a ... disgrace to the profession, so much that Valerie wants his operations shut down, and Markus would help her. The fact that several of Nigel's patients have also been delivered to their (and Derek's) operating table make their opinions on Nigel that much firmer.
    • While most doctors usually have to be ready to do their job when disaster strikes and they're needed, Markus and Valerie are more alert about this than most, having had to do one roadside surgery, two separate operations on dogs, fix a hockey player's arm while they were watching the game he was in, work on injured soldiers while visiting a different country (including one liver transplant), work on a criminal in exchange for information amidst faulty lighting, removing a pump unit doubling as a kill switch on someone's heart, and so on.
    • Outside of the House of Health and Diseases, they were acquainted with Dr. Tenma, his skills as a neurosurgeon, his unending optimism, and his mission to stop Johan Liebert.
      • They were also acquainted with Navy Corpsmen Pacific Assault Squad member James Broderick Sullivan and Flag Raiser John Henry "Doc" Bradley, who have both treated battlefield casualties in the jungles and islands of the Pacific Theater. Markus and Valerie are no strangers to medical operations in a warzone, given their time at Culuruma.
      • And then there's SCP-049, who has a desire to "end the plague", but is oblivious to the fact that his actions aren't conducive, including his Touch of Death. 049 treats them with respect (and intrigue with their Healing Touches), but this is not reciprocated by either surgeon.
    • The operations they've had to perform in the Pantheon has led to enemies and allies as well.
      • There was one operation on a patient who was infected with Thrax, and he proved more challenging to deal with than even the Stigma strain Cardia since he's actually sapient. A timely arrival by Osmosis Jones helped turn the tide, though even when facing double the surgeons, Thrax managed to escape entirely, leaving a huge mess for the pair to fix.
      • Thanks to Derek's own operation on a recently "impregnated" Facehugger victim, Markus and Valerie have been added on the on-call list of surgeons who can save these normally lost causes. Needless to say, the Chest Bursters stood less of a chance when their victims are on their operating tables.
    • As was stated in Derek and Angie's profile, reality TV with real operations isn't tolerated by the ascended Caduceus staff. Markus and Valerie (she being the most vocal about this) were subject to participating in one such show called "Wish Come True: Miracle Surgery" when its hospital's director Dr. Leonardo Bello (who also has the Healing Touch) besmirched Caduceus' name, forcing the higher-ups to respond by sending the pair. When they did, they got shown up on live TV during their first two appearances. But when Stigma showed up in one of the patients in the show, and Dr. Bello proved unable to handle it, Mark and Val were on the scene, and not only did they manage to prove the seriousness in Caduceus's work and save the patient, they had the program shut down for good measure.
  • Exclusive to Markus:
    • (other doctors whose research has been used to propagate viruses)
    • (dislikes mind-control, having had to remove a device that induces it from his mentor's brain)
  • Exclusive to Valerie:
    • True, her Healing Touch is not as impressive as those of Derek, Markus, and (unascended) Nozomi, but stabilizing
    • (Val does have some emotional outbursts)
    • (occasionally fails spot checks)
    • (pity to those who have had kill-switches in them, given that's what her friend Cynthia Kazakov had)

Edited by nightelf37 on Oct 31st 2021 at 6:44:34 PM

TV Tropes Pantheon Group Members Database
CrimsonShark ALIBABARAY!!! from The Internet of Loneliness and Beyond Relationship Status: One Is The Loneliest Number
Oct 31st 2021 at 6:51:27 AM

[up] Yeah, I don't think Zod would be part of the GUAE as you've stated in Doctor Hell's profile, given that his main priority is to defend Kryptonian survivors and establish a new community for them, even if his methods and perspectives can be ve very myopic and disproportionate. Also, he opposes those who destroy planets for a living.


Nominations, per usual.

  • Jay Garrick and Alan Scott - The Golden Age of Comic Books
    • Jay Garrick and Alan Scott were the very first iterations of The Flash and Green Lantern respectively, having debuted in 1940, and hence, their powers were shown to be very distinctive compared to other heroes around that time. They are also prototypical versions of a character moniker whom they would inspire and who would popularize it in the Silver Age. Interestingly, DC Comics acknowledges Alan and Jay as important Legacy Characters and tend to be featured on rare and/or special occasions in comic storylines and to pay homage to the old times, given that they reside in Earth 2, rather than on Earth 1, where the rest of the other notable Flashes and Green Lanterns reside in.
  • The Earth Science Club - Stargazing Scene
    • This series is filled with astronomical concepts, references, and thoughts, which makes sense as Asteroid in Love has astronomy as a primary theme. Hence, scenes involving the girls watching the skies during the night and gazing upon the stars tend to pop up occasionally but are impactful to the plot due to the nature and focus of the setting, and they sometimes can be reflective of the main characters' thoughts and what they are going through.
  • Ruben - Dream-Crushing Handicap
    • Ruben is a Heavy Metal drummer who enjoys his profession, when suddenly, he starts to become deaf, followed by an extreme despondency over not being able to hear or experience the feeling and intensity of drumming. This plays a major impact on Ruben's character as throughout the narrative, he wants to regain the ability to hear and recapture the feeling of playing drums, though this sadly never turns up as by the time Ruben gains hearing implants, it only allows him to hear a distorted version of what he originally heard when he was fine, and due to his Character Development of working in a hearing handicap facility, chooses to embrace the silence, presumably leaving behind his dream of drumming for a band forever.

"I must consult with the Site Moderators. And the Elder Gods, of course."
Rmpdc AKA Rmpdc.Dcstr 94 from Philippines Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Oct 31st 2021 at 7:13:55 AM

[up][tup] for all three.

This is the alternate account of user Rmpdc.Dcstr 94. Thanks to circumstances.
SuperWIKI1 from The Little Red Dot Relationship Status: Above such petty unnecessities
Oct 31st 2021 at 7:35:44 AM

@Crimson and faso: [tup] for your profile and ideas.

@Hamana: Jason for Implacable Man in my opinion.

Dun dun dun...
Oct 31st 2021 at 7:45:46 AM

[up][up][up]Why not make a profile for the Justice Society for The Golden Ageof Comic Books? Or maybe Old Superhero if you still one to use Golden version of Flash and GL.

Gacha Is A Lie.
CrimsonShark ALIBABARAY!!! from The Internet of Loneliness and Beyond Relationship Status: One Is The Loneliest Number
Oct 31st 2021 at 8:01:43 AM

[up] Sorry, but no. I'm intending to only go with Jay and Alan for this. Those two are the only ones in the Justice Society to have a strong influence throughout the DC Narrative in regards to its mythos and themselves are constant references to the Golden Age, and adding the other members of the Justice Society would end up being filler compared to Jay and Alan, in addition to putting too much bloat in the content side of things.

And also, Old Superhero can be given to someone else, I think.


[down] Sure to Decapitation Presentation. Walker be rippin' 'em And Show It to You tongue[tup].

Edited by CrimsonShark on Oct 31st 2021 at 3:06:16 PM

"I must consult with the Site Moderators. And the Elder Gods, of course."
fasoman1996 Pumpy :D from Argentina (A.K.A. Naziland) Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
Pumpy :D
Oct 31st 2021 at 8:02:39 AM

I think i found two potential alts for Chris Walker.

Decapitation Presentation or Human Head on the Wall. This ties with Chris' MO of ripping the head clean off his victims and also keeps the murdered victims' heads stashed both in his home and in the asylum

Edited by fasoman1996 on Oct 31st 2021 at 12:03:01 PM

Spookeh monf
yugi195 Lex Luthor-Prime from Earth-33 Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Lex Luthor-Prime
Oct 31st 2021 at 8:31:04 AM

[up][up][up] Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy have Old Superhero.

Edited by yugi195 on Oct 31st 2021 at 3:31:16 PM

Superman made me do it.
mariovsonic999 Lo L Dating Sim is a real thing.
Lo L Dating Sim is a real thing.
Oct 31st 2021 at 9:47:32 AM

Regarding Norman, the song is too infamous for him to not have it as his trope.

Fire Emblem Heroes Code: 4547311645 Fate/Grand Order Code: 188037115
HamanaHamanaHamana Hon Hon HON
Hon Hon HON
Oct 31st 2021 at 10:57:34 AM

I guess it is in agreement then, Jason gets Implaceable Man. What happens to Hockey Mask and Chainsaw though, in terms of incorporating a trope to a potential candidate (or like what faso said, the entire thing with Kamehame Hadoken with Goku and Ryu).

Posting the drafts of these two for feedback. (I am still trying to incorporate Vanitas into the Babadook or at least trying to find out how to do such)

All right who's-

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The Babadook, The Monster That Thrives in the Mind (Mister Babadook)

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  • Unknown Rank.
  • Symbol: Itself, smiling.
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: A shadowy being that cannot be killed by any means, came from a children's popup book, has the body or Orlok and the face of Cesare, has fanged fingers for hands, possesses its victims, the personification of Amelia's guilt and depression, sealed in the basement thanks to a line in the book
  • Domains: Entities, Possession, Manifestations, Grief, Shadows
  • Similar Beings: Pennywise the Dancing Clown, the Perfect Trumpet Thingy
  • Intrigued by: Count Orlok, Cesare
  • Avoided by: The House of Despondency and the House of Family and Relatives
  • Enemies:
  • The shadows are a terrifying sight and the symbolism as well as the horror of looking at a black background with the thoughts of terror can make even the most staunch person shriek in terror. This was the case of a windowed mother Amelia and her son Samuel as she has an exhausting life trying to take care of her son's mental disorder and her still continued sadness towards her beloved's death. Her son builds traps in his room due to his fear of monsters under the bed and leaves her in a constant tired state. Her best way to calm him down is reading him a story but that all changed when a book suddenly appeared right in front of their doorstep, titled "Mister Babadook". The story tells of a seemingly friendly monster that wants to befriend the reader, inviting them through a few footsteps and a knock on the door, after which the monster takes off the disguise and wish the person was dead. Needless to say, Sam was convinced the monster was real and Amelia, desperate to calm the senses of her son, ripped it off, until it came back, with a new story and a new purpose: to haunt her and her son.
    "If it's in a word or it's in a look...You can't get rid of the Babadook."
    • The haunting of both Amelia and Sam would continue and finally lead to the duo's isolation, giving the entity the chance to strike them at their weakest. Amelia's possession and the killing of their dog would accomplish two-thirds of the story but thanks to Sam's traps in his room, he evaded death and gave enough emotion for his mom to return, only for the eponymous Babadook to form out of the shadows into a familiar figure, her husband Oskar, wanting to see his child once more. The sight of her once beloved angered her to the point of weakening the monster and eventually lost control. What remains of the monster now resides in their basement, unable to leave their presence. As the saying goes, "If it's in a word or it's in a look...You can't get rid of the Babadook".
  • The House of Emotion's natural expansion came with it a slew of problems the Pantheon was forced to fix in several weeks. While the new Houses that branched off did well in the eventual splitting, another issue arose that some emotional entities were able to breach the Pantheon and were on the loose. The Guardians of the House did all they could to capture these beings, however a few snuck in with ease. Deep in the annals of the House of Despondency, the House's own contemporary buildings allowed it to hide underneath Pantheon security, though it was not long till someone, rumors indicate it was the Knight of Despair or Alma Wade, sensed a being of shadow hiding within the buildings. It was then found within Isaac's temple, waiting for the time to possess the poor child and was caught though it took some time considering the nature of the entity. The being, called as Mister Babadook, was about to be kicked out until the Court noticed how it managed to enter Isaac's temple, through his mind. Seeing that few entities are natural to someone's own thoughts, they decided to keep the Babadook, this time under a new habitat under the House of Otherness, appropriate for the type of monster it is.
  • Very few have witnessed the Babadook, but those who have the sense of grief and depression, especially by the loss of their own love might encounter it. The story of Amelia and Sam's details regarding the creature has been one of the talks in the House of Emotion back in the day though it eventually faded into obscurity following new events, leading some to speculate if it was even real. That was until the creature was caught, or rather lured, as the Babadook's nature of a mental being makes it hard to comprehend or even grasp what is its true form. The figure described in the events may or may not be only exclusive to Amelia's recounting of the events, so in essence, the Babadook may not even have a true form at all.
  • When the figure was first seen, it had a tall, hunched appearance with pale skin, paired with extremely sharp fingers almost resembling claws alongside with it the glimpse of its "face": skinny, pale-looking and with hollow-blackened eyes. The Pantheon's news caught wind of this and made the report, some of the readers almost identified the figure to be similar to two of its direct inspirations: Count Orlok and Cesare. The two were shocked to see a mental being able to nearly mimic two of their distinct features and combine both into one appearance. Those who have seen the story of Francis can attest that Cesare and the Babadook might be one in the same by looks.
  • The nature of how the Babadook appeared in the grieving mother's life has made some deities scared of it especially if one resides either within the House of Despondency or Family and Relatives. It actively revels in both, especially by those who lost their own respective loved ones, going by Amelia's testimony. Theoretically, it could manifest in other forms of depression or guilt and not exclusive to family loss, meaning it can terrorize other deities that are beyond those two Houses. The former is where it usually resides, often coming out in the minds of certain deities that have a history of grief. Unfortunately for them, even if they were to get rid of their source of it and move on, the Babadook remains, a compelling reaction that shows that it is a representation of the emotion of grief, showing how one's sorrow will still be felt even as they move on in their life.
  • The idea of a monster formed by one's own mind is an uncommon concept as some deities have experiences of seeing their emotions manifest into a physical state though the number of deities that experienced such are very few. Courage the Cowardly Dog is afraid of it, or rather the concept of which the Babadook operates. It does remind him of an entity similar to it, the Perfect Trumpet Thingy, which was a symbol of Courage's inability to become perfect and is the closest to the Babadook in terms of form, only the Trumpet Thingy helped him in the course of its existence, unlike the Babadook which actively haunted its victims. In a similar vain related to grief, Pennywise is another entity that torments his victims and finds the Babadook's story to be interesting though disappointing. While it is true that the two feed on fear and the like, the Babadook does not have a true form so IT cannot gauge whether the entity is powerful, compared to the clown's actual form of a spider.

Alma Wade, She Who Became A Monster From Her Past (Mother)

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  • Greater Goddess, Overdeity on the Almaverse
  • Symbol: Her face and hair.
  • Theme Song: Alma's Music Box
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: A child that was heavily experimented on for years and got her revenge after being released from her prison, posesses psychic powers and uses it against everything, unable to control her emotions due to her lack of temper, can turn others crazy, can create creatures but cannot control them, died in an amniotic fluid-filled vault and still lived, shifts into three forms: maiden, crone and seductress
  • Domains: Death, Revenge, Destruction, Ghost Girls, Psychic Powers
  • Special Relations: The Point Man (her son)
  • Allies: Her sisters namely: Hisako and Yamamura Sadako and Samantha Maxis, Erma Williams also counts
  • Rival: Kayako Saeki
  • Source of Interest: The Ghostbusters (researching her abilities), Khorne, Atrocitus (recruitment to their respective factions), Frisk, Wander (attempts to pacify her)
  • Enemies: The Survivor Crew, but most especially Edward Richtofen, Johan Liebert, Clockwork, Danny Phantom
  • Feared by: Isaac Clarke
  • In the wake of a national security threat by an unrestrained psychic by the name of Paxton Fettel, a First Encounter Assault Recon squad was sent to deal with the situation at first hand. The mission seemed easy but strange visions of a little girl in a red dress appeared as they went closer to their target and a F.E.A.R squad's death occurred without a trace. Soon, the target was not only on the psychic, but the history regarding the company known as Armacham Technology Corporation, Project Origin and the little girl that haunted the corporation would be revealed. This was the story of Alma Wade, the daughter of esteemed researcher Harlan Wade who experimented on her when she was three years old. Her father's discovery of her psychic powers, which manifested through negative emotions from surrounding people near her, gave way for him to introduce her to Armacham Technology Corporation and would undergo a series of psychic-related projects, each project denying her childhood and eventually her free life. It was not until the age of seven where she would be a part of Project Origin, a project to create psychic individuals from a forebearer of similar structure and would be the turning point of her life. In the project's lifespan, two offspring were created and both were taken by Armacham for further experimentation but one of which created the first Synchronicity Event, resulting in her life-support being pulled out and sealing her in a vault with amniotic fluid. Unfortunately for the members of Project Origin, death did not stop Alma from seeking revenge.
    • After years of ignorance, the new CEO of Armacham decided to reopen the Origin facility where the girl's dead spirit lingers. After two failed searches, the facility was sealed but Alma's powers were reawakened and communicates with psychic Paxton Fettel, creating a second Synchronicity Event. The chain of events to discover the girl's remains eventually resulted to her release and with it, her hatred against the world for robbing her life. The world would soon change into an apocalyptic landscape, and so did Alma's remaining sanity. In the end, there was only one thing the girl dedicated her life on, rage.

Let's all laugh at a Pantheon that never learns anything tee-hee-hee!
RokuAlhazared The Emperor Of Darkness
The Emperor Of Darkness
Oct 31st 2021 at 11:24:57 AM

Artificial Family Member, Bugs Herald Evil, and Flies Equals Evil.

All three are open, but which one would be best for Bela, Cassandra and Daniela Dimitrescu?

The three were originally human maidens, until Alcina Dimitrescu subjected them to the Cadou parasite. Bloatflies consumed their bodies, and combined to create new ones in their place.

I wonder how the Pantheon would feel about having Lady D's kids running rampant...

Edited by RokuAlhazared on Oct 31st 2021 at 11:47:20 AM

The One Who Crosses The Sky In Flames
Iceaura39 Anonymous Jack, the Narrator from Where joy and happiness go to cry Relationship Status: is commanded to— WANK!
Anonymous Jack, the Narrator
Oct 31st 2021 at 11:55:36 AM

[up]I think Flies Equals Evil, personally.

As for why I'm here, it's to present this. How does this look:

Asimov, God of Super Supremacy (Takefusu, Demerzel, Sumeragi's AI)

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Click here to see him with his Septima active. 
Click here to see his true form as Demerzel. 

  • Possible House: Categorism
  • Rank: Intermediate God (Greater God in Luminous Avenger iX)
  • Symbol: The QUILL symbol
  • Theme Song: The Collision of Thunderstorms, Thunderstorm
  • Alignment: Appears as Chaotic Good, but is actually Neutral Evil.
  • Domains: Electricity, Terrorism, Supremacy, Psychics, Betrayal.
  • Portfolio: Super Supremacist, Rebel Leader, Evil Mentor, Affably Evil, Evil Running Good, Wearing Cool Shades as a Power Limiter, White Hair, Black Heart, Being The Second Azure Striker, Expressing Pride For One's Opponents, Being Gunvolt's Final Foe, Walking Spoiler.
  • Allies: Sun Li, Eneru, Elpizo
  • Enemies: All other ascended Azure Striker Gunvolt deities, but especially Copen, Nova and Blade
  • Rivals: Ghetsis Harmonia
  • Opposes: Amon
  • Opposed by: Gunvolt, Toriel, Thor, N.
  • 20 Minutes into the Future, a psychic power known as Septima began to develop in certain humans, known as Adepts. What followed was chaos, as society began to collapse, and as a result, these beings called Adepts became feared and hated by the regular human populace. An attempted remedy of the Adept problem was brought about by the Sumeragi Group, who behind closed doors, partook in cruel experiments with the Adepts as their subjects. Led by Asimov, the resistance group known as QUILL works to take down Sumeragi by any means necessary.
  • Of course, this was a front for Asimov's true goals. He sought not equality for Adepts, but supremacy, and the eradication of humans. To this end, he had Gunvolt do the heavy lifting for him, only to reveal his plans after Nova had been taken down. Wishing for his former ally to help him spearhead the Adept uprising, he kills him when the latter refuses, only for Gunvolt to be revived by the power of the Anthem and face him again, this time emerging victorious.
  • His ascension happened after his demise at the end of the first Azure Striker Gunvolt. Being unambiguously dead, he found himself confused when he suddenly found himself in the House of Life and Vitality. It was explained to him that he had ascended as the God of Super Supremacy, something that he felt happy about, feeling it gave him precedent to continue his oppression of Muggles.
  • As a result of the above, he and Gunvolt are currently not on very good terms. While Asimov does not hate Gunvolt outright, he has proven willing to throw away whatever bond they had before the ending of the first game and kill Gunvolt. On Gunvolt's part, he was horrified to hear that Asimov had ascended, and is keeping tabs on him in case he attempts to restart a variant of his Adept uprising in the pantheon. He was not very pleased to learn of the events of Luminous Avenger iX, and is doing all in his power to prevent such a thing from happening here.
  • It is worth noting that he and Gunvolt have something of a shared history, both being the sole successful products of the inhumane Project Gunvolt, where they were given their ultra-powerful Azure Striker Septima. Asimov is actually responsible for rescuing Gunvolt from Sumeragi, as well as teaching him to harness his Septima, causing the latter to see him as something of a father-figure - which would end tragically.
  • His relationship with Gunvolt's rival, Copen, is much more reciprocally negative, due to Copen being a human and Asimov having defeated him and stolen his gun. This animosity is escalated tenfold whenever Copen is in 'Luminous Avenger iX' mode, where he took on Sumeragi, now led by Asimov, and became the latter's nemesis in Gunvolt's stead.
  • As a fellow villainous father-figure, it didn't take long for him to find a kindred spirit in Ghetsis Harmonia Gropius, though their contrasting goals for humanity do sometimes lead to disagreements. That is, Ghetsis wishes to conquer it, while Asimov would rather destroy it. Nevertheless, they aren't on terms that can be described as completely friendly or unfriendly, which naturally worries both Gunvolt and N.
  • On that note, he also admires Sun Li, who technically doesn't count as a muggle due to being one of the greater players in the game he is from. The two get along, being father-like Evil Mentors, and he seeks to become a Magnificent Bastard on his level, feeling it would help his plans go off much more hitchlessly.
  • His actions have earned the scorn of Toriel, who despises him for his willingness to harm his own 'child'. They mostly avoid each other, Asimov out of apathy, and Toriel because she recognises putting herself on his radar to be an ill-advised move.
  • He and Eneru get along quite well, the two of them frequently comparing their capacity for the lightning element, all in good fun. His Luminous Avenger iX incarnation goes toe-to-toe with the 200-Million Volt Eneru, with the two being said to be rather evenly matched. This incarnation of Asimov considers himself to be a God of Thunder, which puts him at blows with Thor, the actual bearer of this title.
  • Being an icon of Muggle Power, in what seems to be a similar vein to Copen, Asimov is strongly opposed to Amon, seeing him as one of the greatest obstacles to his muggle-free world. The feeling is mutual, but became greater on Asimov's end once he learned that Amon wasn't even a non-bender in the first place. He now sees him as little more than a confused hypocrite.
  • Due to misunderstandings, the House of Machinery and Technology once awaited his arrival, only to soon discover that he was nothing like the Father of Robotics, and was in fact a very evil man who was completely apathetic to his cause. At the very least, this earned him the support of most of the evil deities in the House, particularly Metallix, if only for the 'Kill All Humans' aspect of his plan.

I took a wrong turn with you somewhere... I'm sorry for that. But you've made your position clear. I'm on one side of this line... and you're on the other! You see, you're not the only Azure Striker. You were just the strongest... until now.

The unofficial yet undisputed Character Alignment Savant.
HamanaHamanaHamana Hon Hon HON
Hon Hon HON
Oct 31st 2021 at 12:05:53 PM

Before anyone tries to "bottom post" let me make a few statements.

@RE 8 siblings [tdown] for the idea. The idea feels like its a "post-hype" idea and an example of recency bias that we should start looking at. Like Flies Equals Evil could have been used for Lord of the Flies as a better example.

Also, I'd like some feedback to the drafts above so that me posting my drafts doesn't feel like a waste of effort.

Let's all laugh at a Pantheon that never learns anything tee-hee-hee!

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