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According to Greek Mythology, Zeus is the youngest son of the Titans [[Cronos]] and [[Rhea]]. He has two brothers, [[Poseidon]] and [[Hades]], and was married to his sister, Hera. Zeus had many children, with the most known being [[Athena]].
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Zeus is the God of the sky and weather, becoming known as the "Cloud Gatherer". He then became ruler of the Gods after overthrowing his father, Cronos. Along with this newfound power, Zeus used mighty thunderbolts made for him by Hephaestus to keep his opposition at bay.
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==Early Years==
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Soon after his birth, Cronos intended to eat his son as a form of sacrifice, but Rhea would not allow it. She devised a plan which involved Zeus being taken away by an eagle to a far away island where the child would be raised by his grandmother, [[Gaia]]. As he grew and matured, Zeus began to develop a hatred towards his father for enslaving his brothers and sisters. This led to him eventually turning against the man that gave birth to the young God.
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==The Great War==
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This was a giant conflict between two sides, the Gods and Titans. Zeus, in an effort to swifly end the battle, created the [[Blade of Olympus]].  This powerful weapon enabled Zeus the power to end the fight and defeat the Titans. A good number were killed off, but some were spared and enslaved. Afterwards, Zeus and his brothers divided up the world, with Zeus claiming the skies, Poseidon the seas, and Hades controlling the Underworld.
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==Appearance in God of War==
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In the first [[God of War]], Zeus allows Athena the chance to defend her city against her brother [[Ares]], who has decided to attack her city of [[Athens]]. Waging war against other Gods was something that Zeus had forbid from happening. As a result, Zeus offered [[Kratos]] up as a means of Athena to strike back against Ares. Also, as Kratos progresses furher in his adventure, he is granted [[Zeus' Fury]], a very powerful lightning attack.
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==Appearance in God of War II==
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Zeus became very war of Kratos after he became the God of War. The young warrior had become frustrated with the Gods and intended to use his Spartan army to destroy anything in his path. This caused Zeus to act quickly, and he did so by taking the form of an eagle and flying to the city of Rhodes where he drained Kratos of most of his power. Zeus offered Kratos salvation through the Blade of Olympus, but it was simply a means of weakening him even further. Zeus then took the mighty blade and ran it through Kratos' chest, killing him.
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Soon afterwards, Zeus destroyed the Spartan warriors who had served under Kratos. This infuriated Kratos, and after being granted the ability to go back in time by the [[Sisters of Fate]], Kratos returned to the moment before his death at the hands of Zeus. After doing so, the two men had a lengthy battle high above in the skies. Feigning defeat, Kratos gained the upper hand and used the Blade of Olympus to stab Zeus in the chest.
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Zeus then fleed and was saved by his daughter Athena, who stepped in front of Kratos' blade and died protecting her father. It was then revealed that by Athena that Kratos is actually the son of Zeus. After the battle, Zeus is shown conversing with the other Gods on Mount Olympus as they plan their attack on Kratos. Then a rumble is heard and Kratos is seen climbing he tower on the back of Titans as they prepare to take down the Gods for good.
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==Abilities==
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Zeus is considered to be the strongest of the Gods. He is able to control thunder and storms of any nature at any point in time, and is able to use lightning bolts as powerful weapons. Zeus has nearly unmatchable strength, and is capable of growing to immense sizes. He can also command his fellow Gods to do his bidding.
  
The supreme ruler of the Gods, Zeus reigns over the sky, while his brothers [[Poseidon]] and [[Hades]] rule the Seas and the underworld. As lord of the sky and rain, Zeus wields deadly thunderbolts, which he can hurl at those who displease him.
 
  
Zeus has grown tired of [[Kratos]] and his rebellious nature, forcing him to rise against the young warrior and stripping Kratos of his powers while attempting to rid the world of him.
 
  
In addition, an unlockable video in [[God of War]] revealed that Kratos was Zeus' son. This was later confirmed at the end of [[God of War II: Divine Retribution|God of War II]], and is expected to be expanded upon again in the final game in the franchise.
 
 
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Revision as of 17:21, 1 October 2008

The All Powerful Zeus, ruler of the Gods.

According to Greek Mythology, Zeus is the youngest son of the Titans Cronos and Rhea. He has two brothers, Poseidon and Hades, and was married to his sister, Hera. Zeus had many children, with the most known being Athena.

Zeus is the God of the sky and weather, becoming known as the "Cloud Gatherer". He then became ruler of the Gods after overthrowing his father, Cronos. Along with this newfound power, Zeus used mighty thunderbolts made for him by Hephaestus to keep his opposition at bay.

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Early Years

Soon after his birth, Cronos intended to eat his son as a form of sacrifice, but Rhea would not allow it. She devised a plan which involved Zeus being taken away by an eagle to a far away island where the child would be raised by his grandmother, Gaia. As he grew and matured, Zeus began to develop a hatred towards his father for enslaving his brothers and sisters. This led to him eventually turning against the man that gave birth to the young God.

The Great War

This was a giant conflict between two sides, the Gods and Titans. Zeus, in an effort to swifly end the battle, created the Blade of Olympus. This powerful weapon enabled Zeus the power to end the fight and defeat the Titans. A good number were killed off, but some were spared and enslaved. Afterwards, Zeus and his brothers divided up the world, with Zeus claiming the skies, Poseidon the seas, and Hades controlling the Underworld.

Appearance in God of War

In the first God of War, Zeus allows Athena the chance to defend her city against her brother Ares, who has decided to attack her city of Athens. Waging war against other Gods was something that Zeus had forbid from happening. As a result, Zeus offered Kratos up as a means of Athena to strike back against Ares. Also, as Kratos progresses furher in his adventure, he is granted Zeus' Fury, a very powerful lightning attack.

Appearance in God of War II

Zeus became very war of Kratos after he became the God of War. The young warrior had become frustrated with the Gods and intended to use his Spartan army to destroy anything in his path. This caused Zeus to act quickly, and he did so by taking the form of an eagle and flying to the city of Rhodes where he drained Kratos of most of his power. Zeus offered Kratos salvation through the Blade of Olympus, but it was simply a means of weakening him even further. Zeus then took the mighty blade and ran it through Kratos' chest, killing him.

Soon afterwards, Zeus destroyed the Spartan warriors who had served under Kratos. This infuriated Kratos, and after being granted the ability to go back in time by the Sisters of Fate, Kratos returned to the moment before his death at the hands of Zeus. After doing so, the two men had a lengthy battle high above in the skies. Feigning defeat, Kratos gained the upper hand and used the Blade of Olympus to stab Zeus in the chest.

Zeus then fleed and was saved by his daughter Athena, who stepped in front of Kratos' blade and died protecting her father. It was then revealed that by Athena that Kratos is actually the son of Zeus. After the battle, Zeus is shown conversing with the other Gods on Mount Olympus as they plan their attack on Kratos. Then a rumble is heard and Kratos is seen climbing he tower on the back of Titans as they prepare to take down the Gods for good.

Abilities

Zeus is considered to be the strongest of the Gods. He is able to control thunder and storms of any nature at any point in time, and is able to use lightning bolts as powerful weapons. Zeus has nearly unmatchable strength, and is capable of growing to immense sizes. He can also command his fellow Gods to do his bidding.

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