The power to possess the abilities or have traits of a Death Deity. Variation of Transcendent Physiology and Death Embodiment. Opposite to Life Deity Physiology. Not to be confused with Shinigami Physiology or Afterlife Deity Physiology.

Also Called

  • Death God/Goddess Physiology
  • King/Queen/Lord/Lady of the Dead or the Underworld
  • Resurrection Deity Physiology
    • Dying-and-Rising Deity
  • Underworld Deity Physiology

Capabilities

User with this ability either is or can transform into a Death Deity, a god/goddess who represents or is associated with Death, the Dead and the Underworld.

Deities associated with death take on many different forms, depending on the specific culture and religion being. Psychopomps, deities of the underworld, and resurrection deities are commonly called death deities in religious texts. The term colloquially refers to deities that either collect or rule over the dead, rather than those deities who determine the time of death. In monotheistic religions, death is commonly personified by an angel or demon instead of a deity.

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

Known Users

Anime/Manga

  • Ankhseram (Fairy Tail)

Cartoons/Comics

  • Hades (Blood of Zeus)

Folklore/Mythologies

  • Ala (African Mythology)
  • Mictecacihuatl (Aztec Mythology)
  • Mictlantecuhtli (Aztec Mythology)
  • Xipe Totec (Aztec Mythology)
  • Xolotl(Aztec Mythology
  • Ereshkigal (Babylonian Mythology)
  • Nergal (Babylonian Mythology)
  • Arawn (Celtic Mythology)
  • Crom Cruach (Celtic Mythology)
  • Donn (Celtic Mythology)
  • Manannán mac Lir (Celtic Mythology)
  • The Morrigan (Celtic Mythology)
  • Anubis (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Nephthys (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Osiris (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Sokar (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Death (European Folklore/Global); Deity-like
  • Maximón (Folk Catholicism)
  • San La Muerte (Folk Catholicism)
  • San Pascualito (Folk Catholicism)
  • Santa Muerte (Folk Catholicism)
  • Adonis (Greek Mythology)
  • Angelus (Greek Mythology)
  • Charon (Greek Mythology)
  • Iapteus (Greek Mythology)
  • Macaria (Greek Mythology)
  • Hermanubis (Greco-Egyptian Mythology)
  • Serapis (Greco-Egyptian Mythology)
  • Apollo (Greco-Roman Mythology) via Diseases
  • Atropos (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Hades/Pluto (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Hecate/Trivia (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Hermes/Mercury (Greco-Roman Mythology); As a Psychopomp
  • Hypnos/Somnus (Greco-Roman Mythology) As the Twin of death, Thanatos
  • Persephone/Kore/Proserpina (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Tartarus (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Thanatos/Mors (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Zagreus (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Baron Samedi (Haitian Vodou)
  • Dhumavati (Hindu Mythology)
  • Kali (Hindu Mythology)
  • Yama (Hindu and Buddhist Mythology
  • Camazotz (Mayan Mythology)
  • Ixtab (Mayan Mythology)
  • Jaguar God of the Underworld (Mayan Mythology)
  • Dumuzid (Mesopotamian Mythology)
  • Mot (Mesopotamian Mythology)
  • Freya (Norse Mythology)
  • Hel (Norse Mythology)
  • Odin (Norse Mythology)
  • Valkyries (Norse Mythology)
  • Dea Tacita (Roman Mythology)
  • Dis Pater (Roman Mythology)
  • Libitina (Roman Mythology)
  • Ocrus (Roman Mythology)
  • Chernobog (Slavic Mythology)
  • Morana (Slavic Mythology)
  • Veles (Slavic Mythology)

Video Games

  • Nyx (Persona 3)

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