List of night deities
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A night deity is a god or goddess in mythology associated with night, the night sky, or darkness. They commonly feature in polytheistic religions. The following is a list of night deities in various mythologies.
- Lords of the Night, a group of nine gods, each of whom ruled over a particular night
- Metztli, god or goddess of the moon, night and farmers
- Tezcatlipoca, god of the night sky, the night winds, hurricanes, the north, the earth, obsidian, enmity, discord, rulership, divination, temptation, jaguars, sorcery, beauty, war and strife
- Yohaulticetl, lunar goddess known as the "Lady of the Night"
- Shalim, god of dusk
- Kuk, personification of the primordial darkness
- Nephthys, goddess of night as well as death and birth
- Asteria, goddess of nocturnal oracles and falling stars
- Erebus, primordial god of darkness and consort of Nyx
- Hecate, goddess of magic, witchcraft, the night, moon, ghosts and necromancy
- Nyx, primordial goddess of night
- Achlys, primordial goddess of eternal night, misery and sorrow
- Breksta, goddess of twilight and dreams, who protects people from sunset to sunrise
- Nótt, female personification of night
- Nox, primordial goddess of night; equivalent to the Greek goddess Nyx
- Summanus, god of nocturnal thunder
- Zorya, two guardian goddesses, representing the morning and evening stars.
- Chthonic (underworld) deities