Punishment — quite literally raining on the hero's parade. Punishing a hero is a sure way to make him fear you.
Using the "punish" button on the Remote Control costs 25% Godpower and sends down a divine miracle, but not a pleasant one. It can sometimes heal, but most often, it takes away some of the hero's health. However, the hero will sometimes see this as a sign from their god and may pray there and then. Punishing your hero too much may kill them off, and it also affects their Personality. A hero who is punished a lot will grow more evil every time they are punished as a result of hard times. If making the hero evil is intentional, they must be punished often. Otherwise, as is the case with all heroes' personalities, they will eventually drop back down to neutral.
However, your hero is not the only one who can be affected by your intolerance. In fact, if used during a battle against another hero or monster, a god can punish the opposition, thus helping your hero. Unfortunately, gods do not have the best aim, so the punishment may occasionally miss or hit the hero instead.
So how will you punish your hero, oh vengeful one? The following methods are the most widely used, and for good reason:
- Roaring pillar of fire
- Great big flood that lasts for over 9000 days (Note that this might not work very well on heroes with arks.)
- Turn all water into blood then unleash a plague of small green amphibians
- The good ol' lightning bolt
- Boiling acid
- All of the above over the course of a week
Tip: Use the deep booming voice setting on your Remote Control, NEVER the helium effect one. Learn from the mistakes of other gods.
Examples of Healing Punishments
09:42 PM A lightning bolt to the forehead quickly refreshed my mind and filled my body with energy. Yo-ho-ho, who's next, you pansies?
11:09 PM A flurry of well-aimed fireballs from the heavens neatly cauterized all my wounds, leaving me fighting fit. Thanks for the help, Fearsome One!