Deities, more generally referred to as Gods, are powerful anthropomorphic beings that have power over the surrounding environment. The Gods are main characters (protagonists and antagonists) of both the American Gods TV series and the novel of the same name.
They mostly appear in human form and come from different religions created by humans throughout history. The Gods are recognized and known in the American Gods Universe by two main groups: Old Gods and New Gods.
The Old Gods are and were part of early human religions and history. The known Old Gods are:
- Mr. Wednesday
- The Zorya Sisters
- Mr. Nancy
- Mr. Ibis
- Mr. Jacquel
- Mad Sweeney
- The Norns
The New Gods are part of new coming technological and globalist beliefs. The known New Gods are :