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Real name Phobos
Debut Wonder Woman v2 #2 (March 1987)
Created by Greg Potter, George Perez
Affiliations Ares, Deimos, Eris
Abilities Immortality


Phobos is the Greek god of fear and horror. His Roman counterpart is Timor. After an initial attack on Wonder Woman ending with the decapitation of his brother Deimos, Phobos later sent Ixion and Euryale to attack the Amazon out of revenge. The plot failed and he was imprisoned to Tartarus by Hermr. The witch god Circe. later freed Phobos and convinced him to aid her during the events of the War of the Gods. This ended in his death. He later joined his brother Deimos and sister Eris in spirit in escaping Tartarus. Together they possessed the bodies of various Batman villains, in Phobos case the villain Sacrecrow. He was later returned to the Underworld by his father Ares. It was Phobos who initially created the monster Decay, mixing his power with that of Medusa's carcass.

Powers and Abilities

  • Superhuman Strength
  • Emotional Control
  • Magic Manipulation
  • Healing Factor
  • Immortality
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