Mega Pokémon are based on Nordic Deities
Blaziken is Surtr, “The Swarthy One,” whose flames engulfed the Earth.
Mawile is Loki, a mischievous God (Mawile’s Species: Deceiver Pokémon).
Lucario is Forseti, the God of Justice who can sense feelings.
Mewtwo is Magni, the God of Power and Strength.
Absol is Fortuna, the Goddess of Chance (Hence the female yin-yang theme).
Ampharos is Thor, the God of Thunder.