You're gonna fight God, that's the stuff of heroes, right? So you're going to need the luck of heroes, Hercules, Cú Chulainn, Gilgamesh, I've helped them all! I can help you too.

Hercules was a demigod hero from the Roman Pantheon.

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Several millennia after God created the lesser deities, the roman goddess of luck, Fortuna, who favored those she deemed "true heroes", encountered Hercules and gave him luck in his journey/adventures.

Season 8[edit | edit source]

In 2013, when Kevin Tran was explaining to Sam and Dean how the Trials of God worked, Sam replied "like Law & Order?" and Kevin answered that the trials were "more like Hercules".

Season 14[edit | edit source]

During the search for a flesh-eating creature, Castiel told Dean that the way he restrains Michael is a "Herculean feat."

Season 15[edit | edit source]

In 2020, Fortuna mentioned Hercules, along with Cú Chulainn and Gilgamesh as examples of "true heroes" that she has blessed with luck, Dean later states that she didn't really give them the luck of Hercules.

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