List of Characters in The Percy Jackson and The Olympians Series and In The Heroes of Olympus Series - Giants


  • Alcyoneus: A giant whom Gaia tried to force Hazel to resurrect around World War II, Alcyoneus rose again in the The Son of Neptune. He was invincible in his new home of Alaska, where he kept Thanatos captive. Frank, Hazel, and Arion defeated him after removing him from Alaska. Like the other giants, he was created by Gaia specifically to oppose one of the Olympian gods. Alcyoneus thus corresponds with Hades/Pluto.
  • Enceladus: Enceladus was the first giant to be reawakened in the Heroes of Olympus series. In The Lost Hero, he was killed by Jupiter, who threw lightning at him, and Jason, as the giants can only be killed by a god and a hero working together. He opposes Athena/Minerva.
  • Ephialtes and Otis: The twin Aloadae are awakened in The Mark of Athena by Gaia. They manage to capture Nico di Angelo and were tasked by Gaia to kill all demigods of prophecy but two. They fight Jason and Percy who defeat them with the help of Bacchus. They both oppose Dionysus/Bacchus.
  • Polybotes: A giant who attempted to destroy Camp Jupiter with an army of monsters. He almost succeeded, but was destroyed by Percy and Terminus. He opposes Poseidon/Neptune.
  • Porphyrion: A giant awakened in The Lost Hero, Porphyrion fought Jason and his friends. Hera almost killed him, but he escaped. He opposes Zeus/Jupiter.

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