The God of Destruction (破壊神 Hakaishin) is the player's character, a powerful being that was summoned by Overlord Badman to protect him against invading heroes and help him conquer the world. The Overlord used all his power to summon the God of Destruction, resulting in him being weakened and requiring protection. The God of Destruction uses a pickaxe to destroy blocks and summon monsters in the dungeon to attack the invaders. The God of Destruction is invisible to humans, and dialogue in the games imply that there can be more than one God of Destruction, so his traits may vary depending on the player. In No Heroes Allowed!, traits from the God of Destruction include Barbarity, Urgency, Fiendishness, Cunning, and Evil Genius.