Bolstered by divine energy, Higher Powers have a much greater health pools than most others, only Primordial Lords have more. Likewise, a Higher Power that is demoted by censure or loss of mortal followers, loses any boons that come with the rank.
After Ascension, the first divine rank for a newly minted deity is Cult Power. As the name implies, it means the individual has a following but they are scattered and not too influential. Most Higher Powers do not get out of this stage of godhood.
|Divine Toughness||+500 hit points as Cult Power|
|Modulating Energy||+5 modulating energy damage for all attacks|
Demi Power (Demigod)
After the Cult Rank comes the "demigod" rank.
|Higher Power||Became a Demigod|
|Graz'zt||11 Brighstar 1826|
|Thyrm||6 Hollow 221 LE|
|Divine Toughness||+1,000 hit points as Demi Power|
|Modulating Energy||+10 modulating energy damage for all attacks|
|Higher Power||Became a Minor Power|
|Neld-Rac||11 Brighstar 1826|
|Divine Toughness||+2,000 hit points as Minor Power|
|Modulating Energy||+15 modulating energy damage for all attacks|
|Higher Power||Became a Lesser Power|
|Kebechet||9 Kindle 1502|
|Divine Toughness||+4,000 hit points as Lesser Power|
|Modulating Energy||+20 modulating energy damage for all attacks|
|Divine Toughness||+8,000 hit points as Lesser Power|
|Modulating Energy||+25 modulating energy damage for all attacks|