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Ares (Mars)

Ares (Mars)

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Home Mythology Ares (Mars) Spotter's Guide

Your Field Guide to Spotting Ares (Mars)

Ares is never too hard to find. Anywhere there's full-scale chaos – riots, bloodshed, murder, mayhem, the Super Bowl – you'll find the god of war. He's almost always wearing his helmet and armor, but sometimes he just wears his helmet and absolutely nothing else. (We're not kidding.) Anyway, if you do come across the god of war while you're on Mount Olympus, you really ought to run the other way – chaos, death, and unhappiness follow him wherever he goes.

Physical Description

Sex: Male
Age: 30s-40s
Build: Muscular
Complexion: Tanned
Hair color: Black or dark brown
Facial hair: Generally a beard and mustache
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: None
Clothing: Wears little clothing, sometimes a cape
Armor: Shield, plumed helmet, breastplate
Type of weapon: Prefers a spear, but has been known to use a sword

Typical Companions

Other Notes

Known hangouts: Ares is often found on battlefields, or in bed with Aphrodite.

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