When Achilles was born, his mother, Thetis, tried to make him immortal by dipping him in the River Styx. As she immersed him within the river, she held him by one heel, which remained untouched by the waters; this made Achilles' entire body nigh-indestructible, except for his heel, which was his only weak point. Achilles became a student of the centaur Chiron at a young age.
Achilles fought heroically against the Trojans during the Trojan War. He was a strong asset to the Greeks and even defeated Hector. Achilles was eventually killed by Paris, who shot his heel with a poisoned arrow from behind. Paris' hand was guided by Apollo. Odysseus helped retrieve Achilles' body from the battle.
To this day, any weak point is called an 'Achilles Heel', named after the vulnerable spot on the nearly immortal hero.
In The God of War seriesEdit
|“||Galvanized in the River Styx, this armor has offered protection to one of Greece's legendary war heroes.||”|
His armor sports a Spartan-style helmet without the plume, a shoulder guard that connects to a piece of armor guarding his stomach via a purple cloth, two braces on his forearms and his left brace serves as an armblades.
- Rank 1 - +1 Health; +2% Physical Resistance
- Rank 2 - +2 Health; +3% Physical Resistance
- Rank 3 - +3 Health; +4% Physical Resistance
- Rank 1 - n/a
- Rank 2 - 3,500 XP
- Rank 3 - 12,000 XP
|God of War: Ascension:||Default | Olive Skin Kratos | Battle Armor of Ares | Fury Armor | War Armor of Hades | Kraken Armor | Skorpian Armor | Battle Armor of Zeus|
|Chains of Olympus:||Default | Spud of War | McKratos | Mime of War|
|God of War:||Defualt | Chef of War | Bubbles | Tycoonius | Dairy Bastard | Ares Armor|
|Ghost of Sparta:||Default | Kratos Legionnaire | Ghost of Sparta | God of War Armor | Robotos | Deimos | Grave Digger|
|God of War II:||Default | Cod of War | Hydra Armor | Dark Odyssey | Athena | Hercules | General Kratos | God of War Armor|
|God of War III:||Default | Apollo | Phantom of Chaos | Forgotten Warrior | Dominus | Morpheus Armor | Deimos | Fear Kratos|
|Ascension:||King Leonidas Set | Odysseus Set | Orion Set | Achilles Set | Perseus Set | Champion Set | Typhon Set | Phobos Set | Artemis Set | Kraken Set | Athena Set|
|Characters:||Kratos | Perseus | Hercules | Grave Digger | Deimos | Athena | Apollo | Morpheus|