|“||Welcome Spartan! Make yourself at home. This time you won't be leaving.||„|
|~ Hades' challenge to Kratos|
Hades is the God of the Underworld and everything that resides within it. He is surpassed in eminence only by his brother, Zeus. He acted as an ally in God of War and appears as a major antagonist in God of War III, in which he's killed and has his soul dragged into oblivion by the spirits of the River Styx.
Powers and Stats
Tier: High 6-A
Name: Hades, God of the Underworld, Plouton
Origin: God of War
Age: At least several thousand years old
Classification: Olympian God of the Underworld
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Enhanced Senses, Invisibility, Shapeshifting, Size Manipulation, Soul Manipulation, Can Summon the spirits of the dead, Regeneration (High-Low), Teleportation, Telekinesis, Death Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, Fire Manipulation, Necromancy, Life Force Absorption, Can grant power to others, Chain Manipulation (Summoned colossal chains in his battle with Kratos), Astral Projection, Disease Manipulation (sent a plague to kill Alric's father during the Wager of the Gods)
Speed: Massively Hypersonic+ combat and reaction speed via power-scaling
Lifting Strength: Class P
Striking Strength: Multi-Continent Class
Durability: Multi-Continent level (Took several hits from Kratos, Immortality and regeneration make him hard to kill)
Stamina: Superhuman+ (Continued to fight despite sustaining grievous injuries from Kratos and enjoys the pain, only being defeated after his own claws were used to tear out his soul)
Range: A few hundred meters due to sheer size, likely several kilometers, especially with his Claws.
Standard Equipment: The Claws of Hades, a pair of sickles attached by a chain that allows him to tear out his foes' souls, Hade's Helm of Darkness, a special helmet that allows him to turn invisible
Intelligence: Hades, being Zeus's brother and peer, is one of the most powerful combatants in the series, being able to stare down Kratos and give him a tough fight in their final encounter and was noted for killing many Titans single-handedly thanks to his Claws and Helm.
Weaknesses: Soul based attacks, the Blade of Olympus. Gods of equal or greater powers can kill him as well.