Odin (Marvel Comics) vs Zeus (Greek King Of The Gods)

A God vs God fight, the choice is up to you.

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By ToughGrappler - 3/11/2012


Powers and Abilities

As King of the Norse Gods, Odin possesses vast strength and durability far greater than a normal Asgardian, along with resistance to all Earthly diseases and toxins, incredible resistance to magic, and courtesy of the Golden Apples of Idunn, a greatly extended lifespan. Odin has all the abilities of his son Thor, but to a much greater degree. Odin is capable of manipulating the Odin Force - a powerful source of energy - for a number of purposes, including energy projection; creation of illusions and force fields; levitation; molecular manipulation, communicating telepathically with other Asgardians even if they be on Earth and he in Asgard,hypnotizing humans; channelling lightning to Earth from Asgard, controlling the lifeforces of all Asgardians, and teleportation. The character has also used the Odinpower for greater feats such as transporting the entire human race to an alternate dimension; stopping time; pulling remains of distant planets towards Earth, compressing the population of an entire planet into a single being, the Mangog and then recreating the race[34] and taking a soul away from the arch-demon Mephisto. The Odinforce extends Odin's power to a galactic level.

In battles against opponents of similar power, Odin carries the magical spear Gungnir ("The Spear of Heaven"), an artifact made of the metal uru, that can be used to channel the Odin Force. Even without the Odinforce it can still match Thor's hammer in battle. Once a year, during the Asgardian winter, Odin must undertake the Odinsleep for 24 hours to regenerate (and is closely guarded as he is vulnerable during this period), although he can be wakened by potent spells, such as those of Karnilla the Norn Queen.
Odin is also a master tactician and schemer, and has prevented Ragnarok,and planned for centuries for the coming of the Celestial Fourth Host. The character also on occasion uses the eight-legged steed Sleipnirthe and the enchanted ship Skipbladnir, which can navigate the "sea of space" and be shrunk to the size of a toy.



Powers and Abilities

Zeus possesses superhuman strength that surpasses most of the other Olympian gods except for that of his son Hercules. He can lift (press) 90 tons under optimal conditions without making use of any of his other powers.

Known Superhuman Powers: Zeus possesses the conventional physical attributes of an Olympian god. Like all Olympians he is immortal: he has not aged since reaching adulthood and cannot die by any conventional means. He is immune to all Earthly diseases and is resistant to conventional injury. If Zeus were wounded, his godly life force would enable him to recover with superhuman speed. It would take an injury of such magnitude that it dispersed a major portion of his bodily molecules to cause Zeus physical death. Even then, it might be possible for a god of equal power, such as Odin, Ammon-Ra or for a number of Olympian gods working together to revive him. Zeus possesses superhuman strength and his Olympian metabolism gives him far greater than human endurance at all physical activities. (Olympian flesh and bone is about three times as dense as similar human tissue, contributing to the Olympians' superhuman strength and weight.)

Zeus possesses vast energy powers of an unknown nature, which surpass the energy wielding powers of any other Olympian god. Magical in their apparent form and function, these powers can be employed for numerous purposes. Zeus's ability to generate tremendous amounts of electrical energy and to project them from his hands in the form of lightning bolts has become his trademark. He can control the weather such as when he causes rainstorms and thunder bursts. Zeus can generate and manipulate other forms of energy as well. Only a small number of the ways in which Zeus can utilize his superhuman abilities are as yet known. Among these are the augmentation of physical strength and endurance and the enchantment of living beings or of objects. Zeus can create inter-dimensional apertures through which he can transport himself and even the entire Olympian army. He can project his image, voice, and energy bolts from the Olympian dimension into that of Earth. Zeus can change his shape into that of other humanoid beings (as when he impersonated Amphitryon, the husband of Hercules' mother Alcmene), of animals or even of objects. Zeus also has limited precognitive abilities, and in ancient times was the patron of an oracle at Dodona through which he delivered prophesies. (This ability enabled Zeus at the time of the Trojan War to "remember" the Asgard-Olympus war, which actually occurred centuries afterwards.)


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Denn1s - 3/11/2012, 9:12 AM
i am greek so i go with zeus. odin may look cooler but zeus is the man. he is [frick]ing all the time.
GreyChaos13Zero - 3/11/2012, 9:13 AM
Odin
AlcoholicA - 3/12/2012, 7:32 AM
All i can really go based on is Thor's Eternals Saga, in which case Zeus seemed to be more aggressive which gives him an edge.

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