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| real_name = Achelous
| real_name = Achelous
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| aliases = None
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| identity = Secret
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| identity = No dual identity
| occupation = Bodyguard/henchman to [[Eurystheus]], former River-God
| occupation = Bodyguard/henchman to [[Eurystheus]], former River-God
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| citizenship = Greek
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| citizenship = None
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| place_of_birth =  
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| place_of_birth = Achelos River (within modern-day Trikala Prefecture, Greece)
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| relatives = Oceanus (father), Tethys (mother), Coeus, Crius, Cronus, Hyperion, Ophion (uncles, Titans), Ceto, Dione, Eurybia, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Rhea, Themis (aunts, Titanesses), Actaeus, Acheron, Inachos, Ladon, Scamander, Simoeis, Sphericus, Strymon, Termessus, Tiber (brothers, river-gods), Callirrhoe I, Calypso, Clymene, Doris, Electra, Eurynome, Metis, Perseis, Ortheis, Philyra, Styx (sisters, Oceanides), Cronus, Japet, Nereus (uncles/brothers-in-law), Pallas, [[Zeus]] (cousins/brothers-in-law), Perimela (first wife, deceased), Callirrhoe II, Peirene, Castalia (daughters by Perimela), Melpomene (second wife/cousin), Aglaope, Himeropa, Ligeia, Leucosia, Parthenope, Peisinoe, Thelchtereia (daughters, The Sirens), Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Polyhymnia, Terpischore, Thalia, Urania (sisters-in-law/cousins, The Muses), [[Athena]], Aegina, Aglaea, [[Daphne]], Echo, Euphrosyne, Nike, Syrinx, Thalia, Iris and the Harpies, (nieces) Orpheus, Bia, Kratos, Zealos (nephews), [[Venus_%28siren%29|Aphrodite]], Asteria, Demeter, Eos, [[Hades]], Helios, Hera, Vesta, Leto, [[Poseidon]], Selene (cousins)
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| relatives = [[Oceanus]] (father), Tethys (mother), Coeus, Crius, [[Cronus]], [[Hyperion]], Ophion (uncles, Titans), Ceto, Dione, Eurybia, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, [[Rhea]], Themis (aunts, Titanesses), Actaeus, Acheron, Inachos, Ladon, Scamander, Simoeis, Sphericus, Strymon, Termessus, Tiber (brothers, river-gods), Callirrhoe I, Calypso, Clymene, Doris, Electra, Eurynome, Metis, Perseis, Ortheis, Philyra, Styx (sisters, Oceanides), [[Cronus]], Japet, Nereus (uncles/brothers-in-law), Pallas, [[Zeus]] (cousins/brothers-in-law), Perimela (first wife, deceased), Callirrhoe II, Peirene, Castalia (daughters by Perimela), Melpomene (second wife/cousin), Aglaope, Himeropa, Ligeia, Leucosia, Parthenope, Peisinoe, Thelchtereia (daughters, The Sirens), Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Polyhymnia, Terpischore, Thalia, Urania (sisters-in-law/cousins, The Muses), [[Athena]], Aegina, Aglaea, [[Daphne]], Echo, Euphrosyne, Nike, Syrinx, Thalia, Iris and the Harpies, (nieces) Orpheus, Bia, Kratos, Zealos (nephews), [[Venus_%28Aphrodite%29|Aphrodite]], Asteria, [[Demeter]], Eros, [[Hades]], Helios, [[Hera]], [[Hestia|Vesta]], Leto, [[Poseidon]], Selene (cousins)
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| groups = [[Eurystheus]] (ally), formerly part of the [[Olympian Gods]]
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| groups = [[Eurystheus]] (ally), [[Olympians]] (Greco-Roman gods)
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| education = Unrevealed
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| height = 6'2" (variable)
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| weight = 595 lbs.
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| eyes = Brown
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| eyes = Brown (human form); red (bull and snake forms)
| hair = Brown
| hair = Brown
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| powers = Achelous possesses an Olympian gods conventional superhuman attributes, but with enhanced strength (lifting over 90 tons). He is a methamorph capable of assuming humanoid, bovine, and serpentine forms. However, the hybrid forms that he often is that of a humanoid bull (resembling a minotaur) with a serpent tail.
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| abilities = He is a skilled hand-to-hand combatant, often using his horns and tail as offensive weapons.
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| debut = Hercules #1 (2005)
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bio_text= The son of primordial sea Titans [[Oceanus]] and [[Tethys]], Achelous was chief river god. Circa1260 BC, he traveled to Claydon to seek the hand of the mortal [[Deianira]], the beautiful daughter of King Oeneus and Queen Althea. Finding that Deianira was also pursued by and preferred [[Hercules (Heracles)|Hercules]], Achelous challenged him for Deianira's hand in marriage. The battle ended when Achelous transformed into a bull and charged Hercules, who avoided the attack and shattered Achelous' right horn. His enmity towards Hercules intensifying in the ensuing centuries, Achelous entered the service of Hercules' estranged cousin and bitter rival [[Eurystheus]] in recent years.   
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Universe
Marvel Universe

Real Name
Achelous

Aliases
None

Identity
No dual identity

Citizenship
None

Place of Birth
Achelos River (within modern-day Trikala Prefecture, Greece)

First Appearance
Hercules #1 (2005)

The son of primordial sea Titans Oceanus and Tethys, Achelous was chief river god. Circa1260 BC, he traveled to Claydon to seek the hand of the mortal Deianira, the beautiful daughter of King Oeneus and Queen Althea. Finding that Deianira was also pursued by and preferred Hercules, Achelous challenged him for Deianira's hand in marriage. The battle ended when Achelous transformed into a bull and charged Hercules, who avoided the attack and shattered Achelous' right horn. His enmity towards Hercules intensifying in the ensuing centuries, Achelous entered the service of Hercules' estranged cousin and bitter rival Eurystheus in recent years.


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