The native homelands of the Goths, the Gutþiuda, and the other East Germanic tribes were in southern Sweden, northern Jutland and southern Norway. These lands became overpopulated and due to conflict with the neighboring North Germanic speaking Norse tribes, in particular the Swedes and Danes, a large number of East Germanic people (which included the Goths) emigrated en masse to north-east Germany and Pomerania in the north of Poland, with the aim of finding new lands to farm and gains to be made from raiding and battle.
In accordance with the other Germanic polytheistic strands, Wodans carries other major epithets in the Gothic language such as Ansus (pl. Ansjuns, Anseis), a name meaning "divine/spiritual force"; Drauhtins, meaning a "chieftain" or "war-leader"; and Guþ meaning "a spirit to whom one offers a libation" and by which epithet Wodans was worshiped as the divine ancestor of both ruling dynasties of the Ostrogoths and Visigoths.
The goddess wears a magical glowing necklace made of amber and gold, crafted by the dwairgeis, called Breisiggemani: a copy of this necklace is worn by the waliwē (also called frodo qino 'wise woman'), human or elven women who are practitioners of saiþs; a form of magic which involves going into a trance state where messages from the gods are heard by the walwō, and the use of a walus (sacred staff) to spin charms with blessed thread. This goddess also has the power to revive the dead.
Mēna is the god of the Moon who governs over time, the seasons and the months of the year and is the husband of the sun-goddess Sáuil. A feast called the dulþs was held by the Goths in honor of Mēna on the full moon where an animal called a hunsl would be ritually sacrificed (blōtan) to the god; the hallowed meat (tibr) would then be cooked and shared out to all who attended. The white rays of light that shine from Mēna are purifying and energizing, and can affect ones ability to make contact with the ahmans and other waihteis.
Nanþō is a goddess of fertile power and magic who is also associated with the virtue of grace, and is the wife of Balþra.
Balþra and Nanþō.
Fullo is the goddess of plenty and bounty and an assistant of the sky-goddess Friddjo along with the winged messenger Hleins. The goddess wears a band of gold and a gold headdress, and holds the ash-wood box which contains the runa (mysteries) of the creation of Fairhwus, the conscious existing universe which takes the shape of an immense oak tree. As the provider of plenty, Fullo is a key figure invoked during asans, or harvest time. Fullo provides the fertility and bounty of nature which is turn blesses mortals with auds: fortune from which happiness derives.