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The power to have powers from a dark divine source. Dark variation of Divinity. Power-source to all types of Malevolent Deity Physiologies. Not to be confused with Demonic Source, Demonic Divinity or just Darkness Deity Physiology. Opposite to Light Divinity.

Also Called

  • Dark Divine/Godlike/Holy Powers
  • Dark/Corrupted/Evil (not all)/Fallen Divine Source
  • The Dark One's Power
  • The Power of the Dark Gods

Capabilities

Users possess a dark form of Divinity, these types of users have divinity and divine powers granting them an immense amount of raw power beyond the mundane; however, their divine source is darker in nature while still being considered "holy" beings.

Just the same as Divinity, user possesses powers that are deemed holy but in a dark version that could make them a powerful class of divine beings of darkness, making users potential masters of the dark-divine forces that govern the cosmos as dark beings that could either help reflect the cosmic balance to maintain order or beings of pure malice set out to destroy/corrupt, etc. The level and forms of dark divinity are variable and unique by the user's nature and character of being, thus weaker or stronger users of divinities are ultimately reliant on the user alone or the being that made them.

Users can gain this type of divinity by having a divine ancestry, being transformed into a dark divinity either by another more powerful dark divinity, a deity, higher being, by faith, channels, act as a vessel for the power/soul of a deity, mimic/steal powers from a dark divinity or be enhanced/evolved to the point of godhood. However, at times users of dark divinity are weaker or stronger than deities depending on the type of divine being they are in question.

Not all divine beings possessing this dark divine power are evil, but composed of a darker divine nature, mostly by accessing their own inner darkness, thus creating a darker version of their divine powers either by falling into a darker status, achieving total balance between light divinity and dark divinity or so on. How it’s used is solely dependent on the user alone.

Applications

Dark Divine Beings

All these types of Deities/Gods/Goddess, Angels, Demons, and Spirits will possess this type of divinity.

Variations

Associations

Limitations

Known Users

Anime

  • Giants (Blood of Zeus)
  • Hades (Blood of Zeus)
  • Titans (Blood of Zeus)
  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Incognito (Hellsing)
  • Sacred Ancestor (Vampire Hunter D)

Card Games

  • Lich Deities (Dungeons & Dragons)

Cartoons

  • Vaatu (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • Ares (DC Animated Universe)
  • Hades (Disney's Hercules)

Comics

  • Crom (Conan)
  • Dagon (Conan)
  • Set (Conan)
  • Apokoliptian Race (DC Comics)
    • Darkseid
    • Grail
    • Granny Goodness
    • Steppenwolf
  • Ares (DC Comics)
  • Great Darkness (DC Comics)
  • The Dark Gods (DC Comics); as the Pantheon of the Dark Multiverse
  • Trigon (DC Comics)
  • Triumvirate of Sea Gods (DC Comics)
  • Chthon (Marvel Comics); as an Elder God
  • Set (Marvel Comics); as an Elder God
  • Dark Gods (Narcisson) (Marvel Comics)
  • Knull (Marvel Comics)
  • Octessence (Marvel Comics)
    • Cyttorak
  • Nyx (Marvel Comics)
  • Hypnos (Marvel Comics)
  • Dolos (Marvel Comics)
  • Apate (Marvel Comics)
  • Oizys (Marvel Comics)
  • One-Below-All (Marvel Comics)

Folklore/Mythology

  • Mammon (Abrahamic Faiths/Hebrew Myth)
  • Samael (Abrahamic Faiths)
  • Lucifer (Abrahamic Faiths/Christianity/Luciferianism)
  • Satan (Abrahamic Faiths/Satanism)
  • Destroying Angels (Abrahamic Religion)
  • Coatlicue (Aztec Mythology)
  • Mictlantecuhtli (Aztec Mythology)
  • Xipe Totec (Aztec Mythology)
  • Tiamat (Babylonian Mythology)
  • Moloch (Canaanite Mythology)
  • Mot (Canaanite Mythology)
  • Yam (Canaanite Mythology)
  • Balor (Celtic Mythology)
  • The Morrígan (Celtic Mythology)
  • The Antichrist (Christianity); deity-like being
  • Apep (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Sekhmet (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Set (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Sokar (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Lilith (Hebrew Mythology/Wicca)
  • Yama (Hindu-Buddhist Mythology)
  • Dhumavati (Hindu Mythology)
  • Kali (Hindu Mythology)
  • Rahu (Hindu Mythology)
  • Sun goddess of the Earth (Hittite Mythology)
  • Ares/Mars (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Cronus/Saturn (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Enyo/Bellona (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Eris/Discordia (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Hades/Pluto (Greco-Roman Mythology); dark but not evil.
  • Hecate/Trivia (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Achlys (Greek Mythology)
  • Angelos (Greek Mythology)
  • Erebus (Greek Mythology); dark but not evil.
  • Iapteus (Greek Mythology)
  • Melinoë (Greek Mythology); dark and light
  • Moros (Greek Mythology)
  • Nyx/Nox (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Phobetor (Greek Mythology)
  • Tartarus (Greek Mythology)
  • The Erinyes (Greek Mythology)
    • Alecto
    • Megaera
    • Tisiphone
  • Amatsu Mikaboshi (Japanese Mythology)
  • Izanami (Japanese Mythology)
  • Ereshkigal (Mesopotamian Mythology)
  • Lamashtu (Mesopotamian Mythology)
  • Nergal (Mesopotamian Mythology)
  • Pazuzu (Mesopotamian Mythology)
  • Fenrir (Nordic Mythology)
  • Hel (Nordic Mythology)
  • Jǫrmungandr (Nordic Mythology)
  • Loki (Nordic Mythology)
  • Rán (Nordic Mythology)
  • Summanus (Roman Mythology)
  • Chernobog (Slavic Mythology)
  • Baphomet (Thelemic Mythology)
  • Kalfu (Voodoo)
  • Angra Mainyu (Zoroastrianism)

Literature

  • Melkor/Morgoth (Tolkien)
  • Sauron (Tolkien)
  • Great Old Ones (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • Outer Gods (Cthulhu Mythos)

Live Television/Movies

  • Dagoth/Dagon (Conan Film)
  • La Magra (Blade)
  • Glorificus (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • The Old Ones (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
  • Gozer the Gozerian (Ghostbusters)
  • Hope, Demi-Goddess of Dahak (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys/Xena: Warrior Princess')
  • Sauron (Lord of the Rings)
  • Reverend Henry Kane/The Beast (Poltergeist); deity-like ghost
  • The Darkness/Amara (Supernatural)
  • Anubis (The Mummy)
  • Set (The Mummy 2017)

Tabletop Games

  • Great Old Ones (Pathfinder)
  • Outer Gods (Pathfinder)

Video Games

  • Nyx (Persona)
  • Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda series)
  • Angra Mainyu (TYPE-MOON)
  • Old Gods (Warcraft)
  • Davoth/Dark Lord (Doom)

Web Animation

  • God of Darkness (RWBY)

Gallery

Videos

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