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Zeus minimap icon.png Zeus, the Lord of Heaven
Lord of Heaven, father of gods, Zeus treats all the Heroes as if they are his rambunctious, rebellious children. After being caught unnumbered times in the midst of trysts with countless mortal women, his divine wife finally gave him an ultimatum: 'If you love mortals so much, go and become one. If you can prove yourself faithful, then return to me as my immortal husband. Otherwise, go and die among your creatures.' Zeus found her logic (and her magic) irrefutable, and agreed to her plan. He has been on his best behavior ever since, being somewhat fonder of immortality than he is of mortals. But to prove himself worthy of his eternal spouse, he must continue to pursue victory on the field of battle.
Associated with
Heroes Mars minimap icon.png Mars
Medusa minimap icon.png Medusa
Elder Titan minimap icon.png Elder Titan
Storm Spirit minimap icon.png Storm Spirit
Gods Omniscience
Characters Narcissus
Artifacts Hammers of Celestarr
Other Lore Celestarr
  • Zeus is also known as the Lord of Heaven.[1]
  • Zeus knows the Omniscience.[2]
  • Medusa knows Zeus and his brothers.[3]
  • Although his wife had diminished his powers, Zeus had not been cut off from the source of his heavenly power, and can still draw on some of it via the "endowments of Celestarr.[4]


Zeus is part of a family and pantheon of gods. They include his brother Poseidon, his wife Hera, and several other gods likely named after their counterparts in real life Greek mythology. Tired of her husband's adultery and two-timing nature, Hera came up with an ultimatum that resulted in Zeus losing several of his powers and immortality until he proves himself faithful to his wife.

Zeus is Mars' father. Unsatisfied with simple war, Mars vows to overthrow his father's pantheon by killing Zeus and the other gods.[5] In an unknown point in time, likely before he became a mortal, Zeus struck down the Titans.[6] It is possible that Elder Titan is one of the titans themselves, since Zeus' son, Mars, expresses his curiosity to Elder Titan about their kinship.[7] This cycle of patricide might be a reference to the real cycle that occurs frequently in Greek mythology.


Hardly concerned with any mortal affairs (including the 3-way battle between the Bronze Legion, the Vhoul, and the Red Mist), Zeus found his own battle to fight when he heard of the Storm Spirit minimap icon.png Storm Spirit's mastery over storms. Not wanting to share the title and authority over his element, he travels to Roseleaf (on foot) to deal with him and show the world that Zeus is the one and only god of lightning.

Every time he and Storm Spirit have to meet, they always end up dealing with each others' posturing before having a serious conversation.[8] He also had a competition of power against Storm Spirit, with Zeus earning the first point by destroying a building. In response to this feat, Storm Spirit destroyed an entire army to settle the matter. Frustrated, the mortal god had a temper tantrum and reduced an entire city to a crater.[9]

Friendships and rivalries[]

Allies meeting Zeus

Enemies killing Zeus



  1. Tempest Helm of the Thundergod description.
  2. Zeus response: ▶️ ▶️ Give the Omniscience my regards.
  3. Medusa response: ▶️ Zeus minimap icon.png Tell your brothers I said hello.
  4. Tempest Revelation description.
  5. Mars response: ▶️ I didn't come here to exchange pleasantries. It's time for you to die!
  6. Mars response:▶️ It's been too long since you overthrew the titans, Zeus. Perhaps it's time for a new godly order.
  7. Mars response: ▶️ Are we kin, Titan?
  8. Artifact Card: Rolling Storm
  9. Artifact Card: Thunderstorm