At one point, Forager was employed as a soldier to combat Darkseid's forces on Earth. For whatever reason, he was eventually reduced to one of the "bugs" on New Genesis (meaning one of the lower class gods). After helping to hide the New Gods from Darkseid's attack, Forager proved to the New Gods that he was a worthy hero, and Highfather appointed him to higher rank.
SUPERMAN TAS: Apokolips Now
JLU TAS: Twilight