Top 10 Mythical Gods

The Top Ten
1 Poseidon

I have many reasons why Poseidon is MUCH more powerful than Zeus without a doubt. #1. The world began as an ocean will someday end as one. #2. Think about lightning strikes, does they ever come?Now think about when you see water,IT'S EVERYWHERE! Poseidon controls all of that! #3. Imagine a tsunami or earthquake or hurricane or flood or drought it doesn't matter Poseidon controls all of them, they can destroy hundreds of houses and kill lots of people. Now think of what Zeus has, a lightning strike. Seriously? It destroys less than a single house. It's kind of obvious Poseidon is more powerful.

Of course death is unavoidable, Hades is pretty damn powerful for that, but all life originated from the sea and will always return to it, either in death or in life. Sea is the unstoppable force in the living world. Nowadays, we can protect ourselves from lightening and we have designed buildings that can withstand hurricanes or tornadoes. When it comes to the sea... think about it, nothing can stop a tsunami. I haven't read many of the Greek myths but I think I've heard somewhere that when Poseidon got angry he felled Atlantis or something. He isn't the 'king of the gods' because Zeus controls the heavens, which everyone looks up to and frankly, everyone is slightly scared by the sea, but Poseidon could realistically beat Hades and Zeus at the peak of his power.

Poseidon was one of three sons of the Titan Cronus. His kid brother Zeus gets a lot of the cred for overthrowing the Titans, slaughtering a bunch of gnarly evil monsters most of which occurred only with Poseidon's help, I might add , and ruling over the Earth, while Poseidon got stuck living under the sea with talking crabs in mermaid town. Sure, spear hunting leviathans on the floor of the Marianas Trench might not be as glamorous as having babes hand feed you ambrosia on the peak of Mount Olympus, but hey, it could have been worse Poseidon and Zeus' other brother, Hades, got stuck trudging around the Underworld for eternity like a chump. Sure, it sounds cool, but ruling over Hell really isn't as awesome as you'd think it would be. The excitement dies down after a while. Plus, it should be mentioned the oceans are the most wide ranging expanse on the face of the planet and something the Greeks depended on for food, transportation, and adventure , so maybe chilling out on the sea ...more

Poseidon is much stronger than Zeus. Can Zeus breathe underwater? Who would believe that 71% of the Earth is water and Poseidon controls them all? Hurricanes are much much stronger compared to storms. Poseidon could drown all of the earth. And by the way, you forgot Antarctica. He could melt it. Ocean also has many creatures and the sky doesn't even have a creature. All birds rest.

2 Shiva

Shiva is the one whom all the other Gods have sprung out of. When he feels like he can blow the hell out of the whole universe by just opening his third eye. He is Mahadev- which means he is the God of the Gods. Modern physics is telling us that there's something called dark energy or dark matter and it's in its lap that all the creation is happening. 98.9 percent of the whole universe is made up of nothing and it's nowadays called singularity or dark energy. Shiva literally means that which is not. Atoms get destroyed by themselves when we aren't looking at them. So actually the universe is made up of nothing or Shiva. If this God of Gods and mahayogi opens his third eye, everything hat you ever can know or you cannot know will be destroyed and nothing will be left except Shiva. Shiva is not a concept. He is the basis and personification of the modern physical sciences.

Shiva is also known as Mahadev (God of Gods) in Hinduism.

All other Gods within this list have specific powers, they have fathers and mothers, they were born, have weaknesses, and are explained within a human context.

But Shiva is formless, limitless, transcendent, unchanging, eternal, unborn, and immortal. He is the creator, preserver, and destroyer of the universes.

He is beyond human thinking and he embodies anything a human mind can even imagine. All of the modern physics concepts are within him. All the power, energy, mass, matter, non-matter, space are within him.

He is the past, present, and future. He is the universal principle. He was never created and can never be destroyed. He is well-known as the god of Yoga, Meditation, and Arts. He is all powerful and all powers are within him.

Shiva is prayed by Gods/Goddesses, Demons, Humans, Spirits, living beings or any other forms.

Like other Gods in the list, Hinduism also describes many ...more

Although, it is not proper to compare God's of different religion because non of them ever clashed with each other according to mythology., though there are plenty of battles fought between gods of same religion. But I think Lord Shiva a.k.a Mahadev(Maha- something superior, Dev- God, in Hindu religion) is the strongest among other gods, I think because when it comes to war, he himself is the God of destruction and many gods and demons have seen his rage but only few survive to tell the tale. The third eye of Lord Shiva has the power to destroy anything and everything ever created. The trident he owns is not a weapon to mess with and also the trident specifies the supremacy of Lord Shiva among other Gods. Lord Shiva also have a large numbers of weapons he can summon any time to use. Lastly I want to say that unlike many other Gods whose powers are basically elemental like Zeus - God of Thunder, Thor- Same as Zeus, Poseidon - God of sea, Helius - God of fire etc Lord Shiva's powers are ...more

Lord Vishnu is more powerful. He is the preserver of the universe. Can destroyer be powerful than preserver? To preserve the world is more tough work than to destroy. A man may be die due to some cause but his memories should be recalling, because of his works. Today a child is playing merrily. some years after that child will be a man. preserving from evil powers lord Vishnu made him a complete man in the course of time. So lord Vishnu 's work is more appreciable than Shiva.

3 Zeus

People who say Poseidon is more powerful, well I have 3 Reasons why Zeus destroys Poseidon.

1.When the powerful monster "Typhon" came & try to destroy Olympus. Poseidon flee like a Coward while Zeus was the only one to fought back.

2.Zeus punished Poseidon when he tried to overthrew him in the Civil War. Forced him to work on the walls of Troy.

3.Poseidon obeys Zeus's commands. After all... Zeus is king of the gods!

Is there no love for Zeus? He is the most powerful Greek god. And due to his personality flaws, is certainly a very interesting god. This guys thunderbolts could shake the cosmos, and were certainly enough to depose a time god (Kronos, his dad). Zeus is the father of gods and men, both figuratively and literally

I would have said Chtulhu, but it wouldn't really fit haha.

Still Zeus rocks. Not only because he is quite mighty, but also because he has a damn cool set of histories with a very complex personality. Turning into animals to have sex with mortals is one of the funniest ones.

Zeus is arguably the most powerful, most famous and most interesting of all the gods in all the pantheons of the world. It doesn't matter where you are you have heard at least one thing about Zeus in the many stories he has been in.

4 Anubis

Anubis is the god of the dead so I would expect him to have death-related powers, but all I know is that he's just stronger than the average god. I mean, like, what has he done to be out in the top 10?

God of the dead. Has a jackal head. Sounds really cool. Transported the dead personally into the underworld - even Hades doesn't do that. Plus Egyptian, so winning on many counts.

Anubis is one of my favorite gods! He is just so cool with the jackal head and he's the god of death come on NOW! Definitely the best. And quite powerful too.

He is the god of death. The only thing that trumps death is life so theoretically Kali, the goddes of life is the strongest and Anubis, the god of death is the second strongest.

5 Hades

Zeus is king of the gods for the obvious reason, he rules the sky. In every mythology out there, the ruler either owns the heavens, the sky, or the sun, or some combination thereof. But Hades? Hades, man, the underworld is NAMED after this guy. He controls all the riches under the earth as well as the dead. His domain is by far the most powerful, most controlled, and most tasking. What do the olympians do? They go around busting up humanity out of boredom because their jobs are just that, boring. But Hades has to control the dead, ALL the dead. That's a lot of people, and a lot of places. The underworld in general is an ever vast place, like the universe pretty much, because people just KEEP DYING. Poseidon might control earthquakes and shiz, and the ocean which does cover a lot of the planet. But it's just the cover, even Zeus doesn't have much to do with an entire sky, a lightening storm here or there, yeah, terrifying, but let's compare that to death. You might die of lightening, ...more

Not only was he a fearsome warrior in the war with the titans, his power can match Poseidon's and even Zeus's, not to mention he has the Helm of Darkness, commands countless legions of the dead, has complete control of all metals and gems, I mean come on he's the god of the underworld!

Though one who was condemned to the underworld, although he was supposed to rule the sky. As the symbol of death, he was not often worshiped. Nobody can escape him, that makes him modestly badass. Cerberus gets him extra points.

Yes! Hades is such an underrated character but he is by far The Best! In the Percy Jackson series he is the only God t gay has his son live with him

6 Thor

This title, The Mighty Thor. God of Thunder. Master of the Storm and Lightning, pretty much says it all. Thor is Immortal, he is a God. Thor is naturally super strong but his strength is multiplied even more with his wristbands of strength. Thor commands the storm and lightning. His Uru Hammer is one of the most powerful weapons anywhere, any place. Indestructible. The Hammer lets Thor fly and go into space and different worlds. The Hammmer channels lightning. Nothing evil or non-worthy can lift it let alone use it as a weapon. When thrown, it returns automatically back to Thor's hand. Thor has his magical goat-drawn chariot and Thor can eat his two goats anytime and they will return to form as long as none of the bones are lost or broken.

I completely agree with your statement. If you look back into history we lesser humans have kept detailed records on these so called immortals. So why do we call them immortal if they can be killed or they have already died. Makes no sense whatsoever. don't argue just think about it. Every religion, mythology, deity, whatever has some story about one or all of their gods being killed or dying. So what do you think about immortality now kind of sounds like a great time doesn't it except that all the immortals die. Even Christianity States that death will reap GOD

Immortality aside I have had something bothering me for a while now every Christian Presbyterian, Catholic, Adventists all know of GOD OK this is fine no arguments here. Now think about what he looks like why have we not given him form. The gods of old were said to be able to take the shape of anything at anytime. But they all had at least one appearance that everyone agrees with. So why does the so called ONE TRUE GOD not have one. Just asking post back if you have a theory

There's only one problem I have with Thor. And most mythologies for that matter when they have their own individual Ragnarok's or the end situations why does there immortality not go into effect then. If you look back into Norse mythology you see that basically everyone dies. And this is why I do not endorse the claim that he is immortal.

7 Odin

Not only does he have control of all 9 realms whereas gods like Zeus and Poseidon can only control things like the sky and the ocean, He's the father of Thor and the King of Asgard because of his power. Easily the 2nd strongest Norse god.

Odin has total control of the 8 Realms. Zeus only has the heavens, which isn't even his. Uranus, a Titan, is on a better level than he is. Odin, well, let's just say he is also smart enough to fit in the level of THE STRONGEST GOD! Also, he is father of Thor, who controls lightning just as well as Zeus.

Odin is be powerful North God. Great discover to Odin from serial Xena: Warrior princess. Odin be in 6 Season, Episode, s name (The Rheingold), and the (Ring), and (Return the Valkire). Odin of Xena me great magic power and he is intellected.

Odin has to be number one because he can easily taken on Zeus, Hayes and Poseidon which tells that he is the leader of the Norse deities for a reason.

8 Athena

The Godess of wisdom and also the one who loves and supports mortals more than any other immortal. And she picked up effing Mount Aetna and threw it on Giant Enceladus entrapping him under the volcano for all eternity. That's pretty bad ass.

Athena beats Ares and he beats most of the Olympians outside of the big three mythologically the only one the ever beat him straight up was Athena so yea. There is that

Best role Athena in serial Xena: Warrior princess. Role Athena to Paris Jefferson. This role Athena be in most ending 5 season, three episode, S. Occurrence Athena in serial Xena, beautifull woman with gold helm, gold costum, and gold teleporte, and power to speed and know small flying.

Athena, this is Pallas Athena, Beautiful female good, gold elegant jacket. Good heart, warrior strategy is winning, big sorcery woman good.

9 Ares

Hated by all Olympian Gods and despised by his father Zues he is the underdog god in greek mythology. He is bested by Athena in Troy, however, championed by the spartans. At the end of the day, Ares is the God of War and there is nothing worse than that. He is the raw bloodlust and masculinity of war and bloodshed. Notwithstanding what was mentioned before, he is married to the goddess of beauty- He is a player.

I think Ares should be higher up this list. He IS the GOD OF WAR. Whenever the is strife, he is stronger. Fighting him is giving him more power.

Ares is God of war, werry long hystory god. My comparison Ares to film actor Kevin Smith, of series Xena: Warrior princess. Ares of Xena and series Hercules is me great power, speed and intellect, power teleport and power is his zord, Ares my comparison to flying A.N.T.

Ares is not married to Aphrodite... She is married to Hephaestus and cheats on him with ares... Check yourself before you wreck yourself

10 Ra

Why the heck is Ra 17th? Dude should be like 5th or top 5. Even his eye could destroy earth's population how much more him. Despite not being the god of Wisdom he has shown to be near Thoth. Look at his wise remarks for not voting for Horus during his trial with Set. The rays of the sun were said to be his arrows which can hurt people. Now is anyone faster than light itself. Not Hercules, not Wunkong, not Shiva because Ra's arrows move lightspeed. He also took on universal beings like Apep every night, a villain who demonstrated the ability to destroy a sun and could take on many gods and win. Ra should be higher than he is. He has so many abilities that will make him kick the ass of all the gods on the list.

Ra is a boss. I knew Poseidon or something would be the first because of modern dramatisations of him, but really? Like, Ra is probably the oldest god on this list, God of the sun, and he has a sick hawk head. Ra is better than al, other gods. And what's the deal with Anubis? Why is everyone thinking he's so cool, but he's just the god of mummification. Yep, preserving dead bodies who's brains have been pulled out their noses. Many people confuse him with being the king of the underworld, which is actually orsiris's job, not Anubis's. Ra rules. And so does Horus, but I can only vote for one so yeah.

Ra, god of the sun, demiurge and also something more interesting. This guy created everything that exists just by calling his name, created himself from the primordial body of nun and has the power of basically doing everything he pleases. As some might not know, the sun is Ra's eye that he voluntarely take it off to find two of his sons. But that is not enough, he fights a battle with the terrifying god of chaos Apep. A clash that take place everyday at night and we know he always wins because the sun come out every morning.

If you think that was enough, well you are wrong, because in other myths the sun is a god known as atum, so Ra isn't the embodiment of the sun or a part of it. It becomes something more abstract and interesting, something like the god of light, energy and temperature.

Ra is the creator god of Egyptian mythology and the strongest Egyptian god. He rules the sun, sky, underworld and the universe. He created the gods Shu god of the wind and Tefnut goddess of moisture who in then had geb the earth and nut the sky. He the god of gods in Egyptian mythology. He was pharoah of the gods until he gave the throne to Osiris who then gave Horus the throne. Horus is closely linked to his great great grandfather Ra in dominion over the universe.

The Contenders
11 Apollo

I don't like how this dude was ranked under both Athena AND Ares. I mean, Apollo was the god of so many things, lots of people forgot what he controlled and didn't control. The main ones would be Archery and Medicine/disease, and driving the sun chariot, though. You see, if this guy didn't want to shoot you from the other side of the earth with a golden arrow, his other options included frying you with the sun or touching you and giving you The Plague. Very underrated.

YES Amazing! This dude's my Greek Godly Parent. Why isn't he higher on the list? P.S. For all you LGBTQIA+ people, Apollo is Bisexual/Pansexual (not sure)! I really hope more people vote him, for he deserves WAY better than 10th place. I'm not done Percy Jackson, though I have done some research on Apollo. Stay well everyone, and stay strong!

I feel like I am a lot like this god. he is handsome, vain, good at singing, and is awesome.

Apollo is Greek and Roman. Apollo is cool.

12 Artemis

Artemis is a lone spirit but helps control her family the other gods/goddesses. She has a whole troop of hunters to care for and she helped Apollo on his trials. (Trails of Apollo)

Artemis is goddess of hunt, in serial Xena and Hercules is Artemis hard opponent and his me alliance to biggest gods. Gold costeem and gold bolt and weapons.

She's awesome! And she's like me because she's an animal lover.

So badass and really tough.

13 Horus

God of war and once took the thrown of the gods. Defeated Set at a young age (16-20). He never gives up and has control over griffins and hawks!

The original Jesus Christ (seriously look up the Jesus/Horus comparison meme on Google Images).

God of war and god of falcons. So op

God of Egyptian war

14 Krishna

He is a mortal that holds the power of a god. He understands mortality because he is/was mortal and therefore understands humility and can theoretically not abuse his power.

Incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the only human to be born with the knowledge and power of God. I think that's enough to describe him.

The human who is infact the supreme god. He was both fully human and the Supreme formless god. He alone is all the supreme powers unlike Jesus who is only 1/3rd of the supreme powers. His true form was Lovecraftian way before Lovecraft was even born and it scared the hell out of Arjuna, one of the bravest warriors.

Krishna is avatar of Vishnu, who is the operator of the universe. He said in Bhagvat Gita "I am there in blend in everything in the universe. From human to mighty galaxies."

15 Demeter

All the gods listen to her without her humans would eat each other all the other deites should bow to her when her daughter got lost Hades had to give in so he and the other gods didn't get destroyed I mean seriously!

16 Freyja

Freyja was once able to shake all of Asgard with her anger alone, that's power!

17 Jesus

I read higher up on this list that God will be reaped by death...information is a little wrong. Jesus is the human form of god, thus he was mortal. God (the father, the spirit) is everlasting. God (the father) isn't a spirit or human. God (the holy spirit) is a spirit, thus is eternal (like ours). Saying that God will be reaped by death (die), is not only ignorant (in the literal definition of the word, so not saying the person who wrote the comment is ignorant (everyone else's version of the word), but in my opinion...wrong.
But Jesus is life. Literally.

He's not only The most powerful God on the list, but the rightful King of Heaven and the only actual God on the list. Everyone else listed here are either fallen angels or their offspring, which granted could be considered "gods", considering they claimed to be such. Look into the fall of lucifer, look into Enoch, The book of Giants and whether its popular or not, start comparing "mythologies" and research the pyramids of the world. You'll start realizing soon enough that there is only One True God.

"Jesus is from a religion"- anonymous

You do know that literally every one of these gods are from a religion... you ignorant piece of white toast. Just because Jesus and his story book is popular doesn't mean he's real or that people aren't allowed to compare him to other gods from different religions... also God, Yahweh, and Allah are all the same person in your little storybooks with talking animals that you say is the history of the world with a magic man that heals people with his touch

He not only was an archangel before life, but he gave us free will. Then, we killed him because he allowed us, and then came back from the dead, as a immortal. Plus, he's part of the God-Head, and well... When your on a team with the Almighty Father (a being that predates all the other gods on this, and our universe itself), who is absolutely immortal, omniprecent, omnipotent, all-knowing, etc... He's kinda overpowered.

18 Loki

Loki is born a Frost Giant but is the smallest ever. Because of that, the other Frost Giants always laugh at him,and he ran away.Find Ordin in his travels, and it's time for some revenge!

Loki is uber powerful, having killed many powerful people and being the No.1 victory royale fate war champion with th help of his loyal monkey bongo.

One of the most dynamic god in all mythologies. He can be anybody he wants to be and he's also the one who'll end/destroy the world of gods in the Norse mythology. (Norse is definitely the best mythology therein, too bad there's no Homer who translated/rewritten the whole book of Edda for us to understand the whole story of the Norse deities.)

Loki is known for making a lot of weapons, being a really good archer and taping explosives to monkeys to use as weapons so that's pretty neat.

19 Set

Set is the rightful king of the gods. He represents power as god of storms, chaos and war. He kills wimpy osires, rules a successful reign. The classic story is corrupted to say he fights Horus and looses! Which may I say is utter bullpoop! Set, or as I prefer, Sutekh (zootek) defeats the wimpy Horus by ripping his eye out and keeps the throne. Sadly Horus complains to the other gods and they have a vote. All gods support Horus because he is moral, apart from the wisest Ra, who says that the most powerful god should rule not the most moral, he votes fo Sutekh. Alas if it wasn't for stupid democracy Set would remain king. He is also the only Egyptian god to have the head of an animal that doesn't exist. Pretty damn cool!

Chaos, chaos everywhere.

20 Satan

The embodiment of all evil, his power rivals that of Yahweh even though he is much younger. Imagine if he was as old as Yahweh, he could defeat him

21 Aphrodite

Powerful or not she's defiantly deceptive. Come on guys every living creature has love in it. Why does many heroes and villains do crazy things?! Why is Zeus afraid of his own wife?! ( why are we, first?! ) why did hades risk kidnapping phersisphone ( or whatever her name was) why did Poseidon creat horses?! Why was there a Trojan war?! Think

She is goddess love and beautiful, werry great power. In Serial Xena: warrior princess his Aphrodite me werry great power. Of Season 5 episode 22 his Aphrodite help to taking Xena and Gabrielle in hill Olymp. His saving life Gabrielle.

Why is she married to hephaestus? because the other gods took her as a threat.

You can't help but love her...

22 Sun Wukong

He can travel 50,000km by doing a cartwheel only once. He can fly on clouds and he uses clouds to travel. He uses a sick that can transform to a very small needle to a very big pole that can knock down an island. If he pulls a hair out of his skin, he can transform into anything, and since he is a monkey, he can transform millions of times. I am chinese, and I absolutely love him.

Has over three types of immortality, multiple transformations, strength great enough to strike fear into dragons and jump high enough to reach the end of the universe from the palm of Buddha. If that wasn't enough then he is also bold enough to cause tantrums throughout the heavens.
P.s is a stone monkey.

He is the Monkey King. He was made from storm, has super durability and is immortal. Immortality is defined as the ability to live forever; eternal life.

Defeated an army of hundred thousand gods with nothing but and stick and personally destroyed heaven himself. Not to mention he became basically omnipotent after the journey to the west after studying under Buddha

23 Thanatos

Thanatos. Let me just tell you about Thanatos. He's the Greek God of Death so whilst you may think that Hades is pretty cool and powerful (which he is) but Thanatos is one notch higher. Sure, he was tricked a few times. If you capture Thanatos, you shackle death. You cannot die without Thanatos he is the law and order of Death. Okay, Hades runs the Underworld but there would be nothing to run if Thanatos wasn't there.

Not necessarily the strongest, the god was tied down by a mortal, but when it comes to power, literally NO ONE can die if when he is simply restrained. Just from restraining him, EVERYONE becomes immortal, EVERY SINGLE PERSON. What kind of power must he have if he can empower every single being on the planet with forever lasting life?

Thanos is pretty cool and didn't need the infinity gauntlet to beat thor, hulk, captain America and iron man.

Thanatos is literally death himself.

24 Vishnu

The omnipotent and omnipresent preserver god. All heroes are but his incarnations. He always has a way to defeat an opponent no matter who.

He is the preserver. He got out of each and every battle of each of his incarnation without even a scratch. He can end any God's, demon's or any other being's life with his sudarshan chakra.

He's the God of all the World who shows the presence, past and future too.
He must be listed on the next number from SHIVA.

He should be on the second. Below Shiva. What us wrong with you people?

25 Cronus

Not a god. Kronos was a TITAN. They came before the gods. Kronos and Rhea were the parents of the first 6 gods (Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, Poseidon, Zeus) but they were not gods.

Kronor is super cool, he can manipulate time itself has super strong, his father Uranus was afraid of him.

He is not a Titan, he is the god of time, and his name is spelled Chronos. The titan you are thinking of is Kronos, not Chronos.

Bruh Chronos is not a god, he is basically a entity that is time itself. It was almost created at the same time as Chaos.

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