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"The power...to kill a god..."
― Kratos (God of War)
"Here is a destroyed of the gods, a God Slayer."
― Zancrow (Fairy Tail)
"God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God."
― Ian Malcom (Jurassic Park)
"I am Black Condor!! Empowered by the goddess TocotL with the swiftness of the wind and the power of the ground! And I Am a God Killer!!"
― Black Condor (DC Comics)

The ability to possess powers capable of killing a deity. Sub-power of Deity Manipulation. Opposite to Deity Creation.

Also Called

  • Deicide
  • Deity/God Killer/Slayer/Destruction

Capabilities

The user can kill a deity/deities or any divine embodiment they may choose to get rid of. They are resistant to the effects of a deity and are capable of killing the specified deity. The user may be a deity with vast or corrupting powers or a being higher than a deity. Because deities are powerful and numerous, it may require instigating a war to kill them all at once.

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Cannot kill an Omnipotent Deity.
  • Can not kill true immortals.
  • Killing a god may have profound consequences of the natural order within their domain. For example, if one were to kill a sea-god, the sea may become erratic and uncontrollable.

Known Users

Comics

Folklore/Mythology

Literature

  • Chthonians (Dark-Hunter series)
  • Karna (Fate/Apocrypha)

Live Action TV

  • Death (Supernatural)
  • Lucifer (Supernatural)
  • Xena (Xena: Warrior Princess); when pregnant with Eve

Manga/Anime

  • Campione (Campione!)
  • Dark Schneider (Bastard!!)
  • God Slayers (Fairy Tail)
  • Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail)
  • Oda Nobunaga (Fate/Koha-Ace, TYPE-MOON)
  • Ark (The Rising of the Shield Hero)
  • Pegasus Cloth Users (Saint Seiya)
  • Enryu (Tower of God)

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • The Hunter (Bloodborne)
  • The Chosen Undead (Dark Souls)
  • Ashen One (Dark Souls III)
  • Aldrich, Devourer of Gods (Dark Souls III)
  • Kratos (God of War series)
  • Claire "Lightning" Farron (Lightning Return: Final Fantasy XIII)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden series)
  • Aleph (Shin Megami Tensei)
  • Demi-Fiend (Shin Megami Tensei)
  • Shinbu (Kingdom of Paradise)
  • Gilgamesh (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Longinus (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Ragnarok (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Goetia (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Enkidu (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • True Wolf Fenrir (Valkyrie Crusade)

Known Objects

  • The Godkiller (Drive Angry)
  • Longinus sacred gears (Highschool DxD)
  • Hanzo's Armor (Kubo and the Two Strings)
  • Azrael's Blade (Lucifer)
  • Amulet of Power (Marvel Comics)
  • All Black The Nercosword (Marvel Comics)
  • God Bomb (Marvel Comics)
  • Dragon Sword (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Blade of the Archfiend (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Olympian Crystal (Once Upon a Time)
  • Last Word (Planescape)
  • Divine Focus (RuneScape)
  • Elder Mirror (RuneScape)
  • Staff of Armadyl (RuneScape)
  • Golden Dagger (Saint Seiya)
  • Artemis Bow and Knife (Supernatural)
  • Death's scythe (Supernatural)
  • Mjölnir (Supernatural)
  • Vasavi Shakti (TYPE-MOON)
  • Longinus (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Hind's Blood Dagger (Xena: Warrior Princess)
  • The Monado (Xenoblade Chronicles); via The True Monado
  • Five Sacred Swords (Kingdoom of Paradise); are weapons that can harm and kill the four gods.
  • Ginmei Sword (Kingdom of Paradise); is a weapon Shinbu used to kill the four gods.
  • New Moon Sword (Kingdom of Paradise)

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