Alliance Faqs - Can A Player Controlled, Or X-player Controlled Character Become A God?
A retired character that gains power within a Temple may attract the attention of one of the Gods. It is possible that a character that was not religious could also attract the attention of the Gods, but it is unlikely. They may be elevated to Avatar Status, giving them access to awesome divine power. Many view Avatars as Gods, it is also speculated IC by some characters that someone could take over the role of a God.