Xipe Totec, or the Flayed One, was an Aztec fertility god with a penchant for wearing people’s skin. His rituals included gladiatorial sacrifice and ritual flaying.
A dual god formed of Ometecuhtli and Omecihuatl, Ometeotl was an Aztec creation deity who fathered four of the pantheon’s most venerated gods, including Quetzalcoatl.
The Aztec god Huitzilopochtli was many things to the Mexica people. While Huitzilopochtli led them to Tenochtitlan and unrivaled success, he was also closely tied to empire’s eventual fall.
The Aztec god Tezcatlipoca was a powerful, omnipresent deity, one of the creators of the Aztec world, and often represented by a smoking mirror.
Quetzalcoatl, the Aztec version of the Feathered Serpent deity, was the god of wind, bringer of maize, and instrumental in the creation of the Aztec universe.
Mixcoatl was the Aztec god of the hunt and the inventor of fire. While relatively important in Aztec mythology, Mixcoatl was better known as the main deity and patron god of the Tlaxcalans.
One of the oldest gods in the Aztec pantheon, Mictlantecuhtli was the god of death and, much like the Greek Hades, ruler over the land of the dead.
Chalchiuhtlicue was a prominent Aztec water goddess and the patron of newborns and the sick. The fourth of the five Aztec suns, she drowned the world when she fell from the sky in tears.