Ares is a fictional character, a deity in the Marvel Comics Universe based on the Greek god of the same name. He first appears in Thor (vol. 1) #129 (June 1966) and was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.
Ares has commonly appeared as an enemy of Thor and Hercules and starred in his own self-titled series in 2006.
Powers and Stats
Tier: High 7-A
Name: Ares, Mars, Mister Talon, John Aaron, God of War, The Warhawk
Origin: Marvel Comics
Age: Thousands of years old
Classification: Olympian God of War, Personification of war on every plane and future
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Immortality (Types 1 and 4), Regeneration (High-Low), Immune to all earthly diseases, can survive in space and other harsh environments, master of armed and unarmed combat, limited command of magic allows him to sense the presence of other Gods, demons, and various other effects. He can call other Gods, summon weapons from Olympus, follow and engage someone hiding out of time, transport himself by teleportation between Olympus and Earth at will, and fire energy blasts
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Large Mountain Class
Durability: Large Mountain level
Range: Extended melee range with his bladed weapons, longer with firearms and explosives
Standard Equipment: Maintains a vast array of weapons, both ancient and modern. At one time possessed gauntlets that allowed him to match Hercules in physical strength, but he no longer has them.
Intelligence: A master of all forms of hand to hand and armed combat. Expert with numerous weapons, including ancient weapons and conventional, modern-day firearms. He is an aficionado, expert, and collector of the most unusual instruments and methods of death-dealing. He is also well versed in torture, interrogation and combat tactics.
Weaknesses: None notable.
Note 1: There are many versions of Ares in fiction, this profile only covers the Marvel Comics 616 version. He is not to be confused with the character of the same name from DC Comics, the character of the same name from God of War, or any other Ares character, including the mythological original.
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