All of the Gods in Hades II (New and Old)

Killing Chronos is a family affair.

With Hades II finally getting an Early Access release, the gods of Olympus, both old and new, rise to challenge the Titan of Time, Chronos. Curious about which gods make an appearance in this highly anticipated sequel? Check out our list of gods and allies here!

Related: Hades II Out Now In Early Access on PC

Gods of Olympus in Hades II

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Below, you’ll find each of the known gods in Hades II, both returning and new, along with a few facts about them. Note: This is a list in progress. We’ll continue to update it as we make progress through Hades II.

  • Updated May 10, 2024

Aphrodite (Returning)

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  • Goddess of Love
  • Daughter of Zeus and Dione
  • Half-sister to Apollo, Ares, Artemis, Athena, Dionysus, Hephaestus, and Hermes

Apollo (New)

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  • God of the Light and Sun
  • Son of Zeus and Leto
  • Twin brother of Artemis

Artemis (Returning)

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  • Goddess of the Hunt and Wilderness
  • Daughter of Zeus and Leto
  • Twin sister of Apollo

Chaos (Returning)

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  • God of primordial lack of order
  • Parent to Nyx
  • Brought about creation in Greek mythology

Charon (Returning)

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  • Stygian Boatman that takes the dead to the underworld via the river Styx.
  • Son of Nyx
  • Brother to Eris, Hypnos, Moros, Nemesis, Thanatos, and The Fates

Demeter (Returning)

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  • Goddess of the Seasons
  • Daughter of Chronos and Rhea
  • Mother to Persephone; Grandmother (and aunt)? to Zagreus and Melinoë

Eris (New)

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  • Goddess of Strife and Discord
  • Daughter of Nyx
  • Sister to Charon, Hypnos, Thanatos, Moros, Nemesis, and The Fates

Hecate (New)

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  • Goddess of Witchcraft, Magick, Crossroads, Sorcery, Ghosts, and Necromancy
  • Daughter of Perses and Asteria
  • Teacher and confidant to Melinoë

Hades (Returning)

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  • God of the Underworld
  • Son of Chronos and Rhea
  • Father to Zagreus and Melinoë

Hephaestus (New)

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  • God of the Forge
  • Son of Zeus and Hera
  • Half-brother to Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Dionysus, and Hermes

Hera (New)

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  • Goddess of Marriage, Family, Childbirth, and Women
  • Wife to Zeus and Queen of Olympus
  • Aunt to Zagreus and Melinoë

Hermes (Returning)

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  • God of Swiftness, Travel, Trade, Wealth, and Luck
  • Son of Zeus and Maia
  • Half-brother to Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares, Artemis, Athena, Dionysus, and Hephaestus

Hestia (New)

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  • Goddess of the Flame, Hearth, Home, and Hospitality
  • Eldest daughter of Chronos and Rhea
  • Sister to Demeter, Hades, Poseidon, and Zeus; aunt to Zagreus and Melinoë

Hypnos (Returning)

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  • God of Sleep: the personification of sleep itself
  • Son of Nyx
  • Brother to Charon, Eris, Moros, Nemesis, Thanatos, and The Fates

Melinoë (New)

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  • Goddess of Ghosts and Nightmares
  • Daughter of Hades and Persephone
  • Sister to Zagreus

Moros (New)

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  • God of Impending Doom
  • Son of Nyx
  • Brother to Charon, Eris, Hypnos, Nemesis, Thanatos, and The Fates

Nemesis (New)

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  • Goddess of Retribution
  • Daughter of Nyx
  • Sister to Charon, Eris, Hypnos, Thanatos, Moros, and The Fates

Poseidon (Returning)

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  • God of the Sea
  • Son of Chronos and Rhea
  • Brother to Demeter, Hades, Hestia, and Zeus; Uncle to Zagreus and Melinoë

Selene (New)

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  • Goddess of the Moon; Moon Incarnate
  • Daughter of the Titans Hyperion and Theia
  • Sister to Eos, The Goddess of Dawn

Zeus (Returning)

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  • King of Olympus; God of Lightning, Thunder, and the Sky
  • Son of Chronos and Rhea
  • Brother to Hades and Poseidon; Uncle to Zagreus and Melinoë

Friends and Allies

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Along with the gods from Mount Olympus in Hades II, there are some friends and allies outside the Greek pantheon with whom to interact.

Arachne (New)

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  • Silk Weaving Spider
  • A mortal cursed to live as a spider by Athena
  • Provides Melinoë with armor during her adventure

Dora (New)

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  • Spirit of a mortal who no longer remembers her life
  • Fledgling haunter
  • Friend to Melinoë

Echo (New)

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  • Doomed Mountain Nymph
  • Cursed to repeat the last words spoken to her
  • Gives boons, upgrades, and items to Melinoë on her journey

Heracles (New)

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  • Demigod
  • Son of Zeus
  • Superhuman strength and size

Icarus

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  • Spirit and craftsman that aids Melinoë on her journey through the surface
  • Son of Daedalus
  • Lost his life flying too close to the sun with his makeshift wings.

Medea (New)

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  • Enchantress that helps Melinoë on her journey through the surface world
  • Helped Jason and the Argonauts
  • Has the gift of prophecy

Odysseus (New)

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  • A Greek hero known for his intellect and tactical mind
  • Famous for his odyssey after the Trojan War
  • Confidant to Melinoë

Schelemeus (Returning)

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  • Melinoë’s training master
  • Immortal punching bag
  • Watches over Nocturnal Arms

Hades II Bosses

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Apart from the friendly faces found in Hades II, several powerful new bosses are waiting in each area of the new adventure.

Scylla (New)

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  • Siren Scourge of the Seas
  • Guardian of Oceanus
  • Leader of a Siren Band

Polyphemus (New)

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  • Son of Poseidon and Thoosa
  • Blind Cyclops
  • Has his eye gouged out by Odysseus

Chronos (New)

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  • The Titan of Time
  • Usurper of the House of Hades and orchestrator of the war on Olympus
  • Father to Demeter, Hestia, Hades, Poseidon, and Zeus

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Tai Hofmann
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Writing Lead and Editor for Press SPACE to Jump. My first memory is forcing my parents to play 50-round games of Mario Party on the N64. Now I love games on all platforms and hone in on new releases. Some of my favorite titles include Cuphead, Final Fantasy XIV, God of War, Persona 5, and Super Smash Bros.

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