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|name = Zeus
 
|name = Zeus
|image = zeus.jpg
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|image = [[File:zeus.jpg|250px]]
 
|season = [[Season 8|8]]
 
|season = [[Season 8|8]]
 
|category = [[Deities|Deity]]
 
|category = [[Deities|Deity]]
 
|status = Deceased {{c|killed by [[Prometheus]]}}
 
|status = Deceased {{c|killed by [[Prometheus]]}}
 
|Title/Alias = God of the Sky and Thunder<br>Big Daddy {{c|by [[Dean Winchester|Dean]]}}
 
|Title/Alias = God of the Sky and Thunder<br>Big Daddy {{c|by [[Dean Winchester|Dean]]}}
|occupation = Ruler of the [[Greek Pantheon]]
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|occupation = Chief Greek God
 
|affiliation = [[Greek Pantheon]]
 
|affiliation = [[Greek Pantheon]]
|family = [[God]] {{c|creator}}<br>[[Artemis]] {{c|daughter}}<br>[[Ares]] {{c|son}}
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|family = [[Artemis]] {{c|daughter}}
 
|actor = [[John Novak]]
 
|actor = [[John Novak]]
 
}}
 
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{{Quote|[[Oliver|This]] is the son of [[Prometheus]]. And he's cursed to suffer death every day. I must admit, I could never have conceived such a horrible fate for such a beautiful child. Just goes to show, we must all leave room for happy accidents.|Zeus|Remember the Titans}}
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|[[Oliver|This]] is the son of [[Prometheus]]. And he's cursed to suffer death every day. I must admit, I could never have conceived such a horrible fate for such a beautiful child. Just goes to show, we must all leave room for happy accidents.
 
|[[Zeus]]
 
|''[[Remember the Titans]]''}}
 
 
 
'''Zeus''' was the chief pagan [[Deities|deity]] and king of the [[Greek Pantheon]]. He was the God of the sky, lightning, thunder, storms, law, order, justice, destiny, fate and kingship. He was a father to many other of the Olympian deities, including [[Artemis]].
 
'''Zeus''' was the chief pagan [[Deities|deity]] and king of the [[Greek Pantheon]]. He was the God of the sky, lightning, thunder, storms, law, order, justice, destiny, fate and kingship. He was a father to many other of the Olympian deities, including [[Artemis]].
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==Biography==
==History==
 
 
===[[Season 8]]===
 
===[[Season 8]]===
 
[[File:ZeusDeath.jpg|thumb|250px|left|Zeus and Prometheus's Demise.]]
 
[[File:ZeusDeath.jpg|thumb|250px|left|Zeus and Prometheus's Demise.]]
 
After learning that [[Prometheus]]' son [[Oliver]] was cursed with the same [[immortality]] as his father, [[Sam Winchester|Sam]] and [[Dean Winchester|Dean]] [[Summoning Gods|summoned]] Zeus into a trap in order to force him to break the curse or die as they knew how to kill him. Zeus agreed to break the curse if they broke the trap, but they refused as they didn't believe him. However, [[Hayley]] broke the trap, desperate to save her son. Instead, Zeus stunned everyone and summons [[Artemis]] to deal with Sam and Dean while he made up for lost time by killing Prometheus over and over again and doing the same to his son to make him feel pain. As he was about to kill Oliver, Artemis, who was secretly in love with Prometheus, intervened and threatened Zeus with one of her arrows which could kill immortals. Zeus refused to stop and Artemis, who lamented that he was no longer the father she knew, fired on him. However, Zeus pulled Prometheus in front of the arrow, mortally wounding him. Zeus taunted his old enemy about how much he enjoyed seeing him die, then informed him that he intended to put Oliver on the mountain to die every day just as he did with him. Enraged, Prometheus took the opportunity to shove the arrow through himself into Zeus, killing the god in a blast of electricity. After briefly mourning Prometheus' permanent death, Artemis disappeared with Zeus' body and the curse on Oliver was broken.
 
After learning that [[Prometheus]]' son [[Oliver]] was cursed with the same [[immortality]] as his father, [[Sam Winchester|Sam]] and [[Dean Winchester|Dean]] [[Summoning Gods|summoned]] Zeus into a trap in order to force him to break the curse or die as they knew how to kill him. Zeus agreed to break the curse if they broke the trap, but they refused as they didn't believe him. However, [[Hayley]] broke the trap, desperate to save her son. Instead, Zeus stunned everyone and summons [[Artemis]] to deal with Sam and Dean while he made up for lost time by killing Prometheus over and over again and doing the same to his son to make him feel pain. As he was about to kill Oliver, Artemis, who was secretly in love with Prometheus, intervened and threatened Zeus with one of her arrows which could kill immortals. Zeus refused to stop and Artemis, who lamented that he was no longer the father she knew, fired on him. However, Zeus pulled Prometheus in front of the arrow, mortally wounding him. Zeus taunted his old enemy about how much he enjoyed seeing him die, then informed him that he intended to put Oliver on the mountain to die every day just as he did with him. Enraged, Prometheus took the opportunity to shove the arrow through himself into Zeus, killing the god in a blast of electricity. After briefly mourning Prometheus' permanent death, Artemis disappeared with Zeus' body and the curse on Oliver was broken.
 
==Personality==
 
Like virtually all [[Deities]], Zeus was cruel and arrogant. He punished [[Prometheus]] for bringing [[fire]] to [[humans|humanity]] by chaining him to a mountain and cursing him to die and have his liver eaten by an eagle every day. This showed that Zeus cared nothing for the well-being of humans, and only wished to rule the world. He believed that his actions were for the good of the deity race. He blamed Prometheus for the deities' fall from grace and power and held an overwhelming hatred for him.
 
 
Zeus proved to be unyielding and unwilling to negotiate unless he had the upper hand. Zeus showed the ability to remain calm even when trapped and surrounded by at least three stakes that could kill him.
 
 
Zeus was also sadistic. He was going to kill [[Oliver]], Prometheus' seven-year-old son, over and over again for all eternity and later stated that he was going to put the boy on the same mountain as his father just to make Prometheus suffer. He admitted that he enjoyed watching Prometheus die.  
 
 
Zeus may not have always been such a cruel and sadistic person. Before trying to kill him, Artemis stated that he was no longer the father she knew but someone else after failing to talk Zeus out of harming Oliver.
 
 
==Physical Appearance==
 
Zeus appeared as a fancy middle-aged adult man. His attire was of formal and business appearance.
 
 
 
==Powers and Abilities==
 
==Powers and Abilities==
 
As a [[Deities|deity]], Zeus possessed several abilities common to his kind, however, as the king of the Olympian deities, he was very powerful, more so than most pagan deities.
 
As a [[Deities|deity]], Zeus possessed several abilities common to his kind, however, as the king of the Olympian deities, he was very powerful, more so than most pagan deities.
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==Weaknesses==
 
==Weaknesses==
*'''[[Magic]]''' - Zeus could be summoned through [[Summoning Deities#Summoning Zeus|a ritual]].
 
 
*'''A Wooden [[Stake]] From a Lightning Struck Tree''' - A stake made from a lightning struck tree could kill him.
 
*'''A Wooden [[Stake]] From a Lightning Struck Tree''' - A stake made from a lightning struck tree could kill him.
 
*'''Divine Weaponry'''
 
*'''Divine Weaponry'''
 
**'''[[Artemis' Bow and Arrows]]''' - [[Prometheus]] killed him with one of Artemis' arrows.
 
**'''[[Artemis' Bow and Arrows]]''' - [[Prometheus]] killed him with one of Artemis' arrows.
 
**'''[[Artemis' Blade]]''' - Just as her arrows, her blade could kill him as well.
 
**'''[[Artemis' Blade]]''' - Just as her arrows, her blade could kill him as well.
*'''[[Sigil traps|Zeus' Trap]]''' - The Symbol of Infinity could imprison Zeus, much like a [[Devil's trap (object)|Devil's Trap]] could for [[demons]].
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*'''Symbol of Infinity''' - The Symbol of Infinity could imprison Zeus, much like a [[Devil's trap (object)|Devil's Trap]] could for [[demons]].
 
 
==Death==
 
==Death==
 
===Killed By===
 
===Killed By===
 
*[[Prometheus]]
 
*[[Prometheus]]
 
After pulling Prometheus in front of one of [[Artemis]]' [[Artemis' Bow and Arrows|arrows]] to shield himself, Zeus taunted him that he was going to place [[Oliver|Prometheus' son]] on the mountain to take his place. In response, Prometheus shoved the arrow through himself and into Zeus, killing them both.
 
After pulling Prometheus in front of one of [[Artemis]]' [[Artemis' Bow and Arrows|arrows]] to shield himself, Zeus taunted him that he was going to place [[Oliver|Prometheus' son]] on the mountain to take his place. In response, Prometheus shoved the arrow through himself and into Zeus, killing them both.
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==Personality==
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Like virtually all [[Deities]], Zeus was cruel and arrogant. He punished [[Prometheus]] for bringing [[fire]] to [[humans|humanity]] by chaining him to a mountain and cursing him to die and have his liver eaten by an eagle every day. This showed that Zeus cared nothing for the well-being of humans, and only wished to rule the world. He believed that his actions were for the good of the deity race. He blamed Prometheus for the deities' fall from grace and power and held an overwhelming hatred for him.
   
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Zeus proved to be unyielding and unwilling to negotiate unless he had the upper hand. Zeus showed the ability to remain calm even when trapped and surrounded by at least three stakes that could kill him.
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Zeus was also sadistic. He was going to kill [[Oliver]], Prometheus' seven-year-old son, over and over again for all eternity and later stated that he was going to put the boy on the same mountain as his father just to make Prometheus suffer. He admitted that he enjoyed watching Prometheus die.  
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==Physical Appearance==
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Zeus appeared as a middle-aged adult man. His attire was of formal and business appearance.
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*[[Season 8]]
 
*[[Season 8]]
 
**''[[Remember the Titans]]''
 
**''[[Remember the Titans]]''
 
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Zeus is the only pagan deity so far to blame [[Greek Pantheon|his pantheon's]] downfall to an event other than the arrival of the Abrahamic faiths. Instead, he blamed their decline to the theft of [[fire]] by [[Prometheus]] as a gift to [[humans|mankind]].
 
*Zeus is the only pagan deity so far to blame [[Greek Pantheon|his pantheon's]] downfall to an event other than the arrival of the Abrahamic faiths. Instead, he blamed their decline to the theft of [[fire]] by [[Prometheus]] as a gift to [[humans|mankind]].
*In ''[[The Gamblers]]'', [[Fortuna]] mentioned [[:Wikipedia:Hercules|Hercules]]. In classical mythology, Hercules was the Roman equivalent of the Greek [[Demigods|divine hero]] [[:Wikipedia:Heracles|Heracles]], who was the son of Zeus (Roman equivalent Jupiter) and the mortal [[:Wikipedia:Alcmene|Alcmene]].
 
 
[[Category:Deities]]
 
[[Category:Deities]]
 
[[Category:Rulers]]
 
[[Category:Rulers]]
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