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History

Origin

When the Titan Uranus was ambushed and killed by his children led by Cronus, his blood impregnated Mother Earth with the Gigantes.[2]

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Gigantomachy

Gaea later incited them to revolt against Zeus and the Olympians,[2] the "Gigantomachy".[5]

Zeus, aware of the incoming revolt, sired the demigod Hercules as the gods' champion. Hercules led the gods into battle, and the gigantes were defeated and many imprisoned in Hades alongside the Titans.[5]

Powers and Abilities

Powers

  • Superhuman Strength
  • Superhuman Durability
  • Superhuman Stamina
  • Superhuman Speed

Average Strength level

Far greater than the average person

Miscellaneous


Representatives: Zeno, Callias,[6] unnamed others

Notes

There is no known relation between the Giants of Otherworld, and the Gigantes (nor the Giants of Jotunheim).[7]

See Also

Links and References

Footnotes

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