Half mortal, half-god, some of the more interesting fictional characters have got to be the demigods.
Stronger and more powerful than humans, but still susceptible to mortal weaknesses like aging, demigods are usually heroic characters who are called upon to save the day.
In this category, we face off the most notable offspring of a deity with a mortal.
Achilles (Troy, movie)
Achilles is Shrouded in Myth as being a demi-god, but it is later clarified to not be the case; he is merely an exceptionally powerful human.
Perseus (Clash of the Titans)
Perseus is the first non-god character to wield the Spear of Triam, however, he is a demigod.
Achilles vs Perseus: Urgent task
Your forces have just breached the enemy’s walls! Who do you send into the ensuing chaos to hunt down the enemy leader and put an end to the fighting?
Hercules (Hercules: the Legend Begins, movie)
According to the ancient Greeks, the demigod Heracles (or Hercules, as the Romans called him) was the son of a mortal woman named Alcmene and the supreme god Zeus.
Kratos (God of War, video game)
Kratos was born as a demigod. He is half-human and has always been a mere mortal.
Hercules vs Kratos: Rescue mission
They’ve taken the princess! She’s being kept deep in enemy territory in a highly guarded prison. Who do you enlist to help you free her?
Maui (Moana, movie)
The Demigod is a legend among the Hawaiian people. He is a demigod who is known to be an ancient chief according to mythology. He is considered one of the more important demigods in Hawaiian lore.
A demi-goddess, daughter of Hippolyta of Themiscyra and Zeus of Olympus, king of the Greek pantheon.
Maui vs Wonder Woman: Battle of the Protectors
Your task force charged with protecting the world from supernatural threats is nearly complete! There is one vacancy left to fill. Who do you bring on board?
An eighteen-year-old Greek demigod, the son of Poseidon and Sally Jackson.
Rory Mecury (Gate)
A demigoddess and an apostle of Emroy, the god of darkness, war, violence and death.
Percy Jackson vs Rory Mecury: Looks can be deceiving
Demigods can sometimes look so normal you might even have a hard time believing that’s what they are. Who are you less likely to expect to be a demigod?
Zuul The Gatekeeper (Ghostbusters)
A demigod and loyal minion to the Sumerian shape-shifting god of destruction, Gozer the Gozerian.
Theseus (Immortals, movie)
Theseus is a Greek demigod, the son of Poseidon and the mortal princess Aethra.
Zuul The Gatekeeper vs Theseus : Protect or Destroy
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