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|Title/Alias =God of the Dead
 
|family = [[Osiris]] {{c|Father}}
 
|family = [[Osiris]] {{c|Father}}
 
|actor = Sean Amsing
 
|actor = Sean Amsing
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|affiliation = [[Heaven]] <br> Egyptian Pantheon {{c|formerly}}
 
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|occupation = Judge of the Dead}}'''Anubis''' is the Egyptian god of the dead and judgment. He is one of the very few deities that work with [[Heaven]].
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|occupation = Judge of the Dead <br> Egyptian God}}'''Anubis''' is the Egyptian god of the dead and judgment. He is one of the very few deities that work with [[Heaven]].
   
 
== Background ==
 
== Background ==
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* '''[[Teleportation]]''' - Anubis had the ability to immediately appear or vanish into thin air.
 
* '''[[Teleportation]]''' - Anubis had the ability to immediately appear or vanish into thin air.
 
* '''[[Immortality]]''' - Anubis is thousands of years old and retained the appearance and health of a middle age man. He has an infinite lifespan and is not subject to old age. According to his own testimony, even the Winchesters could try to kill him and it wouldn't work.
 
* '''[[Immortality]]''' - Anubis is thousands of years old and retained the appearance and health of a middle age man. He has an infinite lifespan and is not subject to old age. According to his own testimony, even the Winchesters could try to kill him and it wouldn't work.
* '''Soul Reading''' - Anubis can measure a being's soul using his scale, which ironically is an abacus.
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* [[Invulnerability|'''Invulnerability''']]''' '''- Anubis is invulnerable to all forms of physical trauma, he also stated that the Winchesters wouldn't be able to kill him.
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* [[Soul Reading|'''Soul Reading''']] - Anubis can measure a being's soul using his scale, which ironically is an abacus.
   
 
== Equipment ==
 
== Equipment ==
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* Anubis is quite a humble deity as he is comfortable in allowing Death and the reapers face-time while he handles things in the back.
 
* Anubis is quite a humble deity as he is comfortable in allowing Death and the reapers face-time while he handles things in the back.
 
* Despite the Winchesters incapacitating his father Osiris, he doesn't seem to hold it against them, even laughing at Dean's witty joke at his job in condemning souls.
 
* Despite the Winchesters incapacitating his father Osiris, he doesn't seem to hold it against them, even laughing at Dean's witty joke at his job in condemning souls.
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* Along with [[Atropos]], he is one of the few pagan deities to work for [[Heaven]].
 
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Anubis is the Egyptian god of the dead and judgment. He is one of the very few deities that work with Heaven.

Background

Anubis is considered the guardian of the dead and the son of Osiris. The Ancient Egyptians believed that when one dies Anubis would weigh their heart on his scale against justice's feather. After the departure of God, Heaven needed a new judge of souls. Anubis was regarded as the obvious choice and was enlisted to work with Heaven to ensure that the souls met their proper destinations.

During his time, he often heard tale of Sam and Dean who died many times but were resurrected each time.

Season 14

Lily Sunder was approached by Sam and Castiel to help resurrect Jack after he had died. The former angel killer believed it was possible to bring the Nephilim back to life using Enochian magic through the use of his human soul. For her cooperation Lily wanted to be ensured that when she died that she would be granted entry into Heaven. Unfortunately Castiel informed them that Anubis was the one they needed to speak to.

After performing the ritual to summon the god, Anubis appeared before the Winchesters and Lily. The god was surprised as the Winchesters 'files' came across his desk a couple of times. Anubis asks what they want to which Lily answers that she wants to know where she will be going when she dies. Anubis finds the request unorthodox and against protocol, but decides to comply with the request. Taking out an abacus, he has Lily hold out her hand over the item. After the abacus reads her soul, Anubis sadly states to Lily that he is sorry as the instrument indicates she is going to Hell.

Lily is distraught at this revelation, and the Winchester demands that he change it else he would be held captive. Anubis states that Lily's reading was a miscalculation, but he doesn't have the power to change it. Sam scoffs at that stating God has made several exceptions. Anubis rebukes that stating that God and him don't decide, only the person decides.

Anubis states they could keep him their prisoner, and try and kill him but it won't change Lily's fate though it might change the Winchester's fates.

Sam seeing it as a warning, reluctantly releases the god allowing him to teleport out of the Men of Letters Bunker.

Anubis later meets Lily, who sacrificed herself to resurrect Jack, in the afterlife in his domain. He asks Lily to allow him to read her soul again. The abacus reveals that her soul has been accepted into Heaven, that her selfless action in saving the Jack allowed her to gain entry. He smiles at the overjoyed Lily and asks her to say hi to her daughter for him.

Physical Appearance

Anubis, like many other deities, had a human-like appearance. He took the form of a middle age adult man with short dark hair and brown skin. He was identified with the scale and the feather, however his tool to judge souls turns out to be an abacus.

Powers and Abilities

Anubis is a powerful deity regarded as the judge of the dead, but describes himself more as an accountant. To his own admission he doesn't decide who goes to Heaven or Hell, but only calculates the measure of the soul, letting it judge it’s worthiness, based on its actions in life to the moment of death.

  • Teleportation - Anubis had the ability to immediately appear or vanish into thin air.
  • Immortality - Anubis is thousands of years old and retained the appearance and health of a middle age man. He has an infinite lifespan and is not subject to old age. According to his own testimony, even the Winchesters could try to kill him and it wouldn't work.
  • Invulnerability - Anubis is invulnerable to all forms of physical trauma, he also stated that the Winchesters wouldn't be able to kill him.
  • Soul Reading - Anubis can measure a being's soul using his scale, which ironically is an abacus.

Equipment

  • Abacus: Using it a medium he can determine if one is worthy of Heaven or condemn to Hell. If the white beads on the abacus out count the black beads, then it indicates that the soul will go to Heaven. However if black beads out count the white, it means that the soul goes to Hell.

Weaknesses

  • Palm Oil - According to the lore Anubis can be bound in a ring of this substance.

Appearances

Trivia

  • Anubis is usually portrayed as a man with a jackal's head.
  • Anubis is quite a humble deity as he is comfortable in allowing Death and the reapers face-time while he handles things in the back.
  • Despite the Winchesters incapacitating his father Osiris, he doesn't seem to hold it against them, even laughing at Dean's witty joke at his job in condemning souls.
  • Along with Atropos, he is one of the few pagan deities to work for Heaven.
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