Pit lives in a time where man and gods coexisted in harmony, the kingdom of Angel Land was ruled by two goddesses: Palutena and Medusa. Patutena adminstered the light and helped the mortals cultivate crops, Medusa despised the mortals and used the darkness to destroy theor crops and turn the mortals into stone. Enraged Patutena transformed Medusa into a hideous monster and banished her into the dark underworld. So Medusa had her army of monsters and evil spirits of the other world to conquer Palutena's home, the Palace in the Sky. Medusa imprisoned Palutena and seized the Three Sacred Treasures. Palutena seeked the help of Pit she sent Pit a magical bow and sent Pit to retrieve the Sacred Treasures. Pit retrives the Three Sacred Treasure and battles Medusa. Having won, Pit travels back to Angel Land where the newly restored Palutena thanks him.