This is where all people and beasts from many different worlds, who have ascended to become gods, go to, after leaving their homeworlds. Gods are rarely allowed to interfere in mortal affairs unless it involves an entire world in which they control, since their existence would cause trouble for the lower dimension. It is ruled by a council consisted of the Five Great God Kings.
The Realm is very vast, being a higher dimensional universe that has reached the 5th-Dimension and controls 5th-Dimensional spaces. Realm itself contains a infinite amount of lower-dimensional spaces such as the 3rd and 4th Dimensional spaces, to make up its 5th-Dimensional one. Each God realm is also considered to be a higher-dimensional plane but its physical appearance is that of a planet latched on to the multi-dimensional universe.The realm is able to grow stronger and becoming a bigger universe from absorbing more higher-dimensional spaces.
It is the home of many gods, beasts, and animals who anchor and fuse themselves so they won't be suppressed by the higher-dimensional universe that they reside in. A Divine realm is a place with no pure concept of Time and Space, making it hard for a God to breakthrough through space in it. The realm doesn't have a physical existence as it's a special space that exists in the realm of thought and in a higher dimension above the mortal ones. That latches itself on to all of the planes in a galaxy of Douluo multi-dimensional universe they reside in. A Divine Realm can latch itself on to multiple galaxies, although how many they can isn't known.
A normal divine realm starts out as a 4th-Dimensional space when it's first created. A God-King is needed for this newly created realm to grow into its peak level which is a 5th-Dimensional space. Usually the God Realm features is dependent of the God King in charge of that realm, so each God-Realm varies in their feature. It has its own rules and laws, similar to a universe that the God-King of that realm can change or configure at will.
A Divine Realm gains control over the laws and tribulation of the planes it rules over. Making it the originator of the lightning tribulation that all being who wished to becomes Gods go through. The Divine Realm also has control over the Heaven Dao, the law that pervades through the multi-universe with the Divine Realm also gain a bit of control over the Universal Law. The law that pervades over the whole multi-dimensional universe.
A divine realm can only birth and contain six God-Kings before the God-Realm reached its limit. Needing the realm to become a higher-realm, a Divine Star, to birth and contain more. But a normal Divine Realm wouldn't contain more than one God-King, since each God-King ideology would clash, making the Douluo Divine Realm one of those special ones.
A Divine Realm destruction would lead to a violent fluctuation of space-time and may even form a higher-level dimensional space-time turbulence. Not only that but the galaxy that the realm latches on to will be destroyed alongside the God Realm. As the range a God Realm is able to cover isn't define by the concept of space and time but by the dimensions. There are many Divine Realms in the universe. At present, there are seven alive divine realms confirmed.
It is revealed in Soul Land IV that the Douluo Divine Realm was once the Divine Dragon Domain before it collapsed due to failing to become a Divine Planet.
"Legend has it that there were Five Great God Kings in the Divine Realm. They formed the council of the Divine Realm and were the rulers whereby they supervised the world under them. Because the Divine Realm was created by these high-ranked humans, these Godhood humans regarded themselves superior over the rest. In the beginning, everything was fine. With the passing of time, an ideology that the beasts were supposed to serve the humans took hold. What followed was the Godhood humans naturally prevailed over the Godhood beasts, and the humans ended up enslaving the beasts."
"The Godhood humans were more powerful. They controlled the hub of the Divine Realm with the five God Kings. Their powers far exceeded the Godhood beasts, so the Godhood beasts had to endure the abuse. One day, a Godhood beast encountered an unjust treatment where it was being hunted down. Upon learning of the mistreatment of one of their own, the Divine beasts were infuriated. The Five Great God Kings dealt with the Divine officer who mistreated the Godhood beast, but they could not pacify the wrath of the Divine Beasts. Out of rage, the Dragon God proposed to lead the Divine beasts into leaving the Divine Realm and establish another Divine Realm that would solely belong to them. The council of the Divine Realm controlled by the Five Great God Kings would never approve of that. Thus, a major conflict erupted. However, the Dragon God refrained himself and chose to compromise. Not long after that, when he felt that he was well prepared, he led the Divine beasts into starting a war."
"The war lasted for a long time in the Divine Realm. It brought an unfortunate catastrophe to the Divine Realm. More than a third of the Godhood humans were casualties during the war. It was the heaviest hit they suffered since the creation of the Divine Realm. But in the end, the Divine beasts lost the war. The council of the Divine Realm was overly powerful. The Dragon God was severed into two by the Asura God of the Five Great God Kings."
"The Godhood humans banished the Divine beasts from the Divine Realm completely. No one knew of the whereabouts of the Golden Dragon King and the Silver Dragon King. Ever since then, there were no Godhood beasts in the Divine Realm. Any beast that was qualified in ascending to the Divine Realm was suppressed in the world beneath and rendered incapable of subliming to a higher level."
According to Soul Land 2.5
Not all the faults were on the human gods. After all, the Dragon God was a stubborn and arrogant individual, refusing to compromise with the council and selfishly starting a war because he didn't want to wait and desired to build a Divine Realm according to his ideal. Due to this fact, the Divine Council passed a Divine punishment that prevented Spirit Beasts from attaining Godhood through their own efforts.
The Dragon God wanted to create a Divine Realm that human gods and beast gods could live together in harmony. This was a very noble dream; however, the action that the Dragon God took to attain his dream was too violent.
According to Xiao Bao
The Dragon God ruled as the leader of the Douluo Divine Realm with many Planets/Planes under its control. With the passage of time, human gods appeared in the divine realm and after a few years, they stood firm in the divine realm. At the time, the human gods revered the Dragon God. Worried that the humans might threaten the Dragon God's rule, the divine beasts urge the dragon god to prevent them from developing. The Dragon God listened and reduced the quantity of humans able to become gods. Over time, the Dragon God started to have emotional outbursts, becoming angry for no apparent reason and sometimes killing a subordinate.
Every time the divine realm expands, the Dragon God stabilizes it, but this destabilizes his mind or spiritual realm and he has to go recuperate afterward. With the passage of time, his mood became harder and harder to control until one day he started killing human gods thus starting the God war.
The war started because the Dragon God went mad because of the destruction and life energies contained within his body. The Dragon God killed both divine beasts and human gods alike during his rampage until the Asura God released him from his suffering by splitting his life essence or god position into two different entities, one with his power of life and the other with his power of destruction.
The war killed over 70% of the Gods and Divine Beasts. This caused the Divine Realm to decline and the number of planes under their control failing. The god aura and the divine beast's bloodline aura leaked out from the divine realm and fell onto the Douluo Planet causing spirit masters and spirit beasts to appear on the planet.
Lan Xuanyu's Deduction
Later it was stated that the Dragon God made this divine realm, where he ruled all races, but favored mostly the dragon race. He discriminated the other races. It wasn't until later that the other races plotted against him with the leaders being the humans and leading to a war for control of the divine realm. Later the Dragon God lost the war with the humans taking over the realm and naming it theirs.
What Really Happened
At the time the realm was known as the Divine Dragon Domain, there were eighteen God kings with the Dragon God as the Supreme God king. The Dragon God was going to hold a ceremony with the God kings to evolve the Divine Realm into a Divine Planet, but during the ceremony, due to interference from the universal laws, the Dragon succeed in evolving the divine realm, but lost his son in the process.
This caused him to go mad and a great battle took place between the eighteen God kings and the Dragon God. In the aftermath, the Dragon God was heavily injured, falling into a stupor, seven of the Dragon Kings and three God kings have died, and due to the backlash from the evolution ceremony, the realm was badly damaged. Knowing that they need to kill the Dragon God in order to save the divine realm, the Radiant Dragon King killed the Water Dragon King and died together with the Dark Dragon King, because they cannot bring themselves to kill the Dragon God.
Just as the Asura God was about to end it, the Dragon Slaying Saber intervened. The Dragon Saber misunderstood the situation, which caused the divine war to later take place in the divine realm. By the end of the war, almost all of the Dragon Clan was wiped out and two God kings have died with the three human God Kings, the Asura God, the God of Evil and the Goddess of Kindness left. The Dragon God was still badly injured and countless gods have lost their lives. The divine realm was on the brink of collapse, a picture of hell and painted with a bloody aura.
When the Asura God was about to end it again, the Raising Dragons Pillar appeared and blocked the attack. The Dragon God woke up and remembered that destruction and the deaths of his clansmen. Burning his Life Flame, he used the pillar to absorb the bloody and negative auras, painting it blood red, but he successfully consolidated the divine realm and stabilized it. The divine realm is now less than 1/10 of its original size. He then absorbed the pillar into his body, sealing the negative emotions. Next, he instructed the Asura God to not advance the divine realm to a divine planet until he finds a way to do so, to cut his body in half and let his kind side leave and seal his negative side and wear down the negative emotions sealed within, and pass down a law that prevents anyone from the beast clan to become a god. After his two thoughts were cut out, he took all the dragon corpses with him and left the divine realm for the Dragon Realm, waiting for his inheritor to appear.
Three of the Godkings and many other Gods retired and handed their positions over to their successors. Many went to the lower realms. Tang San was left in charge of the Divine Realm Committee by the original God of Evil and Goddess of Kindness.
Soul Land 2.5 - Legend of the Divine Realm
The five God Kings were holding a meeting within the Divine Realm Committee Chamber. Hui Mie suggested expanding the Divine Realm again, but was turned down by Tang San. He left in anger. His wife, Sheng Ming, informed and congratulated Tang San on his second child, before going to pacify Hui Mie. Tang San went home to see Xiao Wu.
Soul Land 3.5 - Tang Sect's Heroes Biography
After getting caught in the spatial turbulence, the Douluo Divine Realm was then sucked up by a black hole where they found other divine realms from different planes of existences trapped in as well due to their own circumstances.
Tang San takes command of the situation and becomes the representative of the Douluo Divine Realm and goes over to meet the representatives of the other divine realms.
- Child of Light Divine Realm - Representative: Zhang Gongwei
- The Kind Death God Divine Realm - Representative: A'Dai
- Space Speedstar Hen Divine Realm - Representative: Tian Hen
- Mad God Divine Realm - Representative: Lei Xiang
- Zither Emperor Divine Realm - Representative: Ye Yinzhu
- Only I Shall Be Immortal Divine Realm - Representative: Hai Long
The first person he met was Ye Yinzhu. They went to the Zither Realm to discuss the situation they currently. There, Tang San met Ye Yinzhu's wives and Hai Long and Lei Xiang.
Divine Realm Headquarters
Divine Realm Committee Chamber
The Five Great God Kings meet within the chamber to discuss policies and regulations regarding the Divine Realm. All of the Gods meet during the general assembly to conduct voting for new polices and regulations like expanding the Divine Realm.
Path to Godhood(Wild God Path/God Position Path)
The so-called Godhood is actually a sublimation after one's life force has achieved a level similar to that of the Natural Elements in the universe. Forcing themselves to ascend from a 3rd-Dimensional being into a 4th-Dimensional being who are above the mortal dimension. In fact, the definition of God isn't a real concept and simply something the races made to categorize themselves as. Thus, the apex of existence, for humans from multiple planets, formed the higher-dimensional plane that is the Divine Realm.
True Gods are beings who have attained the Strength, Position, and Immortal Qi of a God. Immortal Qi and a God Position can only be gained from a God Realm but it possible for a mortal to attain the strength of a God without a God Realm by anchoring themselves to a Semi-Divine Realm. Only a God-King is able to manipulate and utilize Immortal Qi without a God Realm, as their existence is able to generate and take it from the universe. A God King can not be created without a God-Realm as the energy requirement is way too much without exceptions. And a God-King who resides in the universe without a God-Position will be destroyed by the Universe because they are seen as a threat.
They also founded a series of hierarchical systems in the Divine Realm, those who are God Officer to First Class Gods are considered 4th-Dimensional beings. While God-Kings are above them, residing and being able to control 5th-Dimensional spaces. Anyone who had cultivated to that level, be it a human or a beast, could ascend to the Divine Realm as long as one could overcome the final hurdle, which was to break through the limit of the world. Moreover, one would be assigned to different ranks according to one's potential and strengths. It's stated that only a True God can unleash the full power of a divine weapon.
In Soul Land, in order for a spirit master to become a god, they must either be revered by millions of people and spirit beasts as a god, like the Sea God, or inherit a god position.
In Soul Land 3, Yun Ming attempted to become god by creating his own god tablet, but died before he was able to complete the tablet. Tang Wulin broke through the limit of the world and became a being with the strength of a God. Others reached rank 100 and achieving the strength of god after the evolution of the Douluo Planet. But they still lacked a God Realm for them to become a real God.
In Soul Land 4, spirit masters are able to achieve the strength of a God but lack the God Position and Immortal Qi to make them Gods. At most, they can reach the power of a 1st Class God, which is rank 120, but are still weaker than actual gods. they are classified as wild gods since they don't have a god position.
Douluo Continent (斗罗大陆)/Soul Land 1
Douluo Planet (斗罗星)/Soul Land 2 e 3
Douluo Federation/Plane (斗罗位面)/Soul Land 3 & 4
Douluo Galaxy (斗罗星系)/ Soul Land 5 e 6??
Divine Realm Evolutions
Semi-Divine Realm/Divine Continent (Rank 100 - 129/God Realm)
Divine Realm (Rank 130 - 159/God King Realm)
Divine Star (Rank 160+??)
- Great Circle of Gods
- List of Gods in Tang Jia San Shao's Novels
- Divine Tools
- Spirit Master
- Spirit Beast
- Divine Dragon Domain
Five Great God Kings
1st Class Gods
2nd Class Gods
3rd Class Gods
- ldk - Chapter 647 - The Legend of the Dragon God - WuxiaWorld
- DD4 - V.#18 - #1748 formerly catastrophe - LNMTL
- DD4 - V.#18 - #1752 God to die / fallen - LNMTL
- DD4 - V.#18 - #1753 Please kindly treat Dragon Clan - LNMTL
- DD4 - V.#18 - #1754 The war casualty of God Realm - LNMTL
- DD4 - V.#18 - #1755 Broken God Realm, Dragon Clan to die / fallen - LNMTL
- DD4 - V.#18 - #1756 Revealing the truth - LNMTL