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Ladies and Gentlemen, and Master-han too, heheh... The name is Typhon, the Giant-God whose power is to overturn oceans. Come closer and witness my revenge against the Olympus gods.

Typhon was said to be the deadliest monster in Greek mythology. The son of Gaia, fathered by Tartarus, he was known as the "Father of All Monsters"; his wife Echidna was likewise the "Mother of All Monsters".


As the largest and most fearsome of all creatures, his prowess exceeded that of even the Titans and was enough to be regarded as the deadliest threat to Olympus, and was one of the few beings in existence whom Zeus openly feared.

Children of Typhon and Echidna


His true form is always accompanied by a massive and devastating storm, obscuring his body and making it difficult to see. However, it is said that his human upper half reached as high as the stars, and his hands reached east and west. Instead of a human head, a hundred dragon heads erupted from his neck and shoulders; some, however, depict him as having a human head, with the dragon heads replacing the fingers on his hands. His bottom half consisted of gigantic viper coils that could reach the top of his head when stretched out and constantly made a hissing noise. His whole body was covered in wings, and fire flashed from his eyes, striking fear even into the Olympians.


Powers and Abilities


During his first encounter with the Olympian deities, many of them fled in terror from the monster, with only Zeus remaining. Typhon attempts to destroy Zeus at the will of Gaia, because Zeus had imprisoned the Titans. Typhon overcomes Zeus in their first battle, and tears out Zeus' sinews. However, Hermes recovers the sinews and restores them to Zeus. Resuming the fight, the battle between Typhon and Zeus shook the very Earth to its core. Mountains were reduced to rubble, oceans boiled and dried up, and the sky was set ablaze. The battle was so intense that even the Underworld shook from the immensity of the power that was being exchanged between the two godly beings. After a long and hard-pressed fight, Typhon is finally defeated by Zeus, who traps him underneath Mount Etna by throwing the mountain on top of him.

Myths and Legends

Some depictions have Typhon be considered either a God (specifically a Titan) or one of the Gigantes who fought the Olympians during the Gigantomachy. He is often associated with storms, floods, and hurricanes because of his etymology, but was often depicted as a volcano-demon, spitting out red-hot rocks (lava) from beneath his prison under Mount Etna.


Wow, the good times really do fly. Make sure you aren't forgetting anything, and let's head home together.
Well now, you look like you're havin' a terrible time. Come 'ere, Masterpiece. Let these big, strong arms squeeze the pain away!
Huh? Sorry if I woke ya. I was tryin' to be quiet, but... Well, might as well play you a song while you're up. It's still a work in progress, so don't laugh at me, all right?
Oh, did I accidentally trample over something? My bad, I'm afraid I didn't see you there~
I thought only the sea would accept me but...I adore you!
I-I... like you a lot, I'm not joking! I'm quite a romantic guy as you can see. N-Now... would you take my hand and come to my place?
Typhon to Echidna