God / Physical
7 ★
MP 20 Cost 60
 *1 Experience gain bonus from same element
 *2 Weighted Stat: HP / 10 + ATK / 5 + RCV / 3
  • God type cards ATK x1.5 for 4 turns.
  • Deal Wood damage equal to ATK x10 to all enemies in exchange for reducing current HP to 1. Affected by enemy element and defense.
CD: 25 Turns ( 10 Turns at Lv.16 )
This card can be used as assist.
Physical type cards ATK x4 when HP is less than 50%.
Same Skill
Assist Bonus Stat
HP +435 ATK +67 RCV +26 ( Max Lv )
HP +534 ATK +92 RCV +71 ( Max Lv & +297 )
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Awoken Skills
Grayed out Japanese cards
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- Evolution from Heracles
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By lain 6 years ago ( 6.3.1 ) 
I think the x4 instead of x5 is fair.

1. You have a controllable spike.
On a Goemon team the biggest weakness was the lack of control in:
a) Monsters were too strong and will KO you before you can get to 20%
b) Pre-emptive strike on the following floor
c) Floors that will be so kind and recover all your HP

2. You have an extra 1.5x for God Types for FOUR turns.
If you have subs that are God type and Physical, thats a x4 x4 x1.5 = x24
Lets see which monsters have a God and Physical type:
Okuninushi (Delay)
Takeminakata (Fire and Light enhance)
Dark Izanami (Damage reduction)
Orochi (5 turn Delay)
Isis (Reduce Bind)
Shiva (Void Defense + Fire enhance)
Parvati (Create Hearts)
New Kirin (Gravity)

Gravity, Void Defense, Enhance Orbs, x24 DAMAGE FOR FOUR TURNS, FIVE TURN DELAY
Five turns not enough? Pop up Parvati, heal and take a hit. Then use a friend's Hercules and now you can do it again.

So Hercules can be great if you are rich. I am not and I don't have Okuninushi, Orochi, Shiva, Parvati nor Kirin... but I can dream.

So imagine if Hercules had x5, with a friend and the active skill you are looking at a controllable x37.5 for four turns, now thats a little over powered.
Zegamer 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
The only problem with this is that Herc requires a REM heavy team. At least with Gomen, you can grab some fire monsters like Echidna, Homura, and others. It requires maybe only one or two fire REM monsters. The only P/G monsters you can grab on a Herc team w/o using a REM is Take and DIzenami.
SymptumX 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 ) 
especially since its being buffed to below 99% hp
barnard in reply to SymptumX 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 ) 
Below 50% not 99%. Your thinking of Zeus-Dios
TASTEEFIRE 6 years ago ( 6.4.5 ) 
would be primo with perseus active too!
god of war 6 years ago ( 7.1.2 ) 
Izanagi and thor are physic
J_Products 6 years ago ( 7.2.2 ) 
Wow forgetting arguably the best physical bodin.
Red in reply to Kreiz 5 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Yeah, in PaD he is, but the confusion and mix-up is totally warranted. In the original Greek myth, he's Heracles, but in Roman mythology his name changes to Hercules.
Kreiz 5 years ago ( 7.3.0 ) 
It's Heracles, not Hercules.
Sticks 808 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 ) 
Add King Bub to the mix and thats an extra x3 for physical type. 4x4x3=48x attack
By 桂木 桂馬 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
Haha 1337 attack that's awesome
Spoobert in reply to Xavier 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
1337 is numbers for LEET which is like short for Elite. Which is a silly joke amongst gamers and computer nerds alike.
Last edited by Spoobert 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 )
Xavier 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
Not really sure why 1337 is of any significance. Please explain haha I'm not very knowledgeable when it comes to gods so I always enjoy learning new things. Thanks :)
-Striku- 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 ) 
Last edited by -Striku- 6 years ago ( 6.5.5 )
kenn 6 years ago ( 6.3.1 ) 
saw that and chuckled myself
Dave in reply to Xavier 5 years ago ( 7.5.1 ) 
Read 1337 upside down, it spells LEET...
By thebaddest 6 years ago ( 6.5.5 ) 
Another Hera to add to my Hera harem... Oh wait...
MorePie in reply to DocTam 6 years ago ( 7.2.1 ) 
Not really, since Heracles is only the son of Zeus, not son of Hera.
DocTam 6 years ago ( 7.2.1 ) 
Hercules in Hera harem? Now there is an Oedipus complex waiting to happen.
By nathan@N17 5 years ago ( 7.5 ) 
Honestly if ANYTHING needs a buff, it's this dude. He sucks @$$hole and that cooldown is ridiculous. I remember thinking he was alright like 12 years ago but d@mn gungho, give this dude some major love. All these new cards can wait
Freddy 5 years ago ( 7.5.1 ) 
Haha ya I absolutely agree. When I think of Hercules (that's how I've always spelled it so I'll just continue to out of disrespect for this awful card lol) I think of pure strength and just awesomeness. If this card genuinely has any positives or anything useful about it then I'm completely missing it, but that's a sarcastic statement because it clearly doesn't lol. Anyways, Hercules here needs more than just a buff; it needs a complete face-lift of a remodel in order for it to be at least a marginal sub. That won't happen, so I'm going to feed my lvl 12 pre-evo form that's been in my box for well over a year now haha.
Flex! 4 years ago ( 8.4.1 ) 
Forget that, the only way to actually make him useful is to turn him into Awoken fodder.
By Jerry@LL 6 years ago ( 6.5.2 ) 
He could be a useful sub for ultimate athena as a farmable replacement to izanagi's active skill if you can stall out the 25 turns. obviously he is far less preferable in this roll but better than nothing.
roonbloke 5 years ago ( 7.3.0 ) 
Let it be known: Jerry once made a constructive comment.
LadyJelly in reply to roonbloke 5 years ago ( 8.1.1 ) 
Nope this Jerry's a fake :(
By Aulanticus 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
Definitely a welcome addition to Karin/Seiryuu teams though. Green's always been a blind spot for Karin until this and green delays have been coming out. Delay's still limited to REM only, though (too bad the NA version isn't getting the delays any time soon). However, a (nearly) all-god team with this guy isn't exactly impractical even for non-IAP.

For example:

Karin/Hercules/Hera/Hera/wild card/Friend Karin

It's also a welcome addition to Bastet teams. Her flexibility also makes an all-god team with her viable even for non IAP. For example, you could replace Karin with Bastet on the above example and it would still be viable.
Last edited by Aulanticus 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 )
FunkY PiG 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 ) 
Good addition to Horus and Ra teams too if there's room to stall somewhere.

That CD is crazy, but enhancing the regular Ra to 54X for over 4 turns is nice, but even nicer is how he'll play with Horus since its much more likely to actaully enhance 4 straight spiked attacks… it may be worth trying to force a stall.
By vgDongi 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
Buffed to below 50% seems kind of legit now
By Newbiecake 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
Umm, doesn't the active and passive scream a Goemon-God team to you guys? 20x X 1.5x = 30x attack makes this guy a viable leader OR sub for Goemon teams.
By Brb 6 years ago ( 6.5.5 ) 
Athena got an ultimate evolution, now its your turn Heracles :D (both have 5 million exp requirement to max level :O)
By DLish 5 years ago ( 8.0.4 ) 
This dude needs some love. He is pretty much flotsam right now. Hercules/Heracles should at least be able to hit harder the Harley Quinn, Frost Demons, and Chimera. He needs some decent awoken skills and maybe even an active worth using.
By H. Steve 3 years ago ( 9.6.3 ) 
Assist monster capable
By moekou@PF 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
From Hero to Zero!
By Skyknight 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
...This is Herakles? But then...where's the lion skin? That was his trademark apparel...
Anon in reply to Lexington 6 years ago ( 6.5.2 ) 
No wonder he sucks. If this were the Heracles that killed his family and successfully overcame the 12 labors, he'd be a lot less "lame" than he is right now.
神PBR@PG 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
Lexington 6 years ago ( 6.3.1 ) 
Maybe this is before he killed his family... maybe. :)
By kenn 6 years ago ( 6.3.1 ) 
So we don't think he's good for a goeman team? Heck with the amount of damage he does, his active (which can be brought from 25 to 15 turns) allows us to control where and when we want goeman to start steam rolling (for those of us without Luci).

Add in the fact that he's physical, he goes well with the common thief + bubble team, giving the team slightly higher HP and able to take part when you activate bubblie.

I'm getting him just to have him, but I can see where he'd be a great piece to have for at least a thief team going up against something blue.

Last thing--since they came out with the Bone Fish thing with the active when you have 1 HP, I'm not surprised to see more of these types of pieces with actives that reduce to 1 HP--kind of on the lookout for more.
By Darthvader 6 years ago ( 6.5.2 ) 
Is his shield the hylian shield, or aegislash
Apate4256 6 years ago ( 6.5.2 ) 
The actual shield he carried in Hesiod's "Shield of Heracles" is completely different from what PAD makes him hold.
By Chrono 6 years ago ( 6.5.5 ) 
They really messed this guy up. Gungho should have given the 1.5x 2 or 3 turns and skip the "decrease the HP to 1"-part. He's one of the very few decent green physical monters and almost completely unusable with Green Guan Yu. Please fix this!
dinofeesh 6 years ago ( 7.1.2 ) 
The point of reducing hp to one is to help activate his LS on a boss or particularly difficult sub-boss. This is NOT meant to be a grind team monster, this is meant to burst and kill before the enemy even has a chance to hit you.
By Aura 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
5,000,000 exp growth curve......
By かぷちの 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
I wonder if changing his scarf color from blue to red is really important when evolving...
By vgDongi 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
The point of this guy is to use Active skill to be 1% then burst something down with his Leader Skill of 5x....However he's still really really horrible.
By Aechlys 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
I can only wait for them to release the Kirin ult evo... Heracles is the final piece for the build: Kirin, Heavens Bow Apollo, Takeminakata, King Bubbly, and Heracles! Perfect for physical 75x Kirin team, with Light/Fire enchance, small Heracles nuke, and a 1.5x for your god monsters too!
By kandjar 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 ) 
Best buddy for Grudge strike team! Well... assuming you don't have Lucifer.

I just wish he's active skill were more something like x50 on one enemy instead of x10 broadcasted... That or don't reduce the life to 1 HP.
Last edited by kandjar 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 )
By FunkY PiG 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 ) 
Hey, he's farmable and the leader skill is a fun switch up. It's how I also view Athena and host of other farmable gods. Fun leaders. If you can farm him, you have a better leader anyhow.

As a sub, I like him. The G/L physical/god combo is a welcome twist to my collection.

60 seems too much for cost though and the 5 mil curve is over the top.

Maybe he's meant for teams that haven't surfaced yet.
By FunkY PiG 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 ) 
Actually, paired with a friend's physical Kirin and there's a good farmable team.

4X, 5X, 20X damage. Plus a 3X spike, or two

King Bubblie
B/R Seig
Mastering (max skilled, 5t CD orb reset)
optional… echidna/leek/tengu/king bubble #2

has skill ups
Near 20k HP
low RCV, about 1000
panic button in Mastering

I like Super Leek here, she kinda closes the gap on the main problem with the team by bringing in 800 RCV and an Iron Wall Stance. You might prefer her to Echidna.

There's room for two or even three King Bubblies. Crazy sounding, but not really! Each can give 3 skill ups and 3 rounds of 60X damage could be potent medicine.

Forgot to add the 1.5X for 4 turns to this thought process… I'm not sure it's that important to consider.

All this reasoning applies to a Take friend too, only now you're down to:

0X > 3.5X > 14X plus the spike to 42X. I prefer Kirin, but if orb matching isn't you're strongest skill, this team will probably be more stable and the subs are even more flexible. No matter, you'll run both!
Last edited by FunkY PiG 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 )
By refreshing 6 years ago ( 6.5.2 ) 
"Active Skill:Overcoming Hardship
Effects:.. God type cards ATK x1.5 for 4 turns.
Cool Down:25 Turns ( 15 min )
Max Levels:11"

is there and error on this (or is it just my computer displaying the active skill wrongly?)

Shouldn'd the active read "reduce hp to 1, do a nuke, buff god attack 1.5x"?

dime 6 years ago ( 7.1.2 )
By OmastarBC 5 years ago ( 7.5 ) 
I had an epiphany last night. He should be a Leilan sub along side Attacker Amaterasu, Liu Bei, and Athena. Use his active, your health drops, have Ama heal you, and continue your rampage with an extra 1.5x atk for 4 turns. There are plenty of TPA's to make up for his lack of raw power, and his HP at max is excellent for tanking. Just spit balling here. Currently I'm using him to sub for Zeus-Dios.
By Legend7Nat 5 years ago ( 7.8.1 ) 
Would he be a good sub for goemon seeing as how he is physical, provides a mini spike, and can activate goemon leader skill

Edit: just checked I thought Goemon was god but he is just physical so the spike won't affect him
Last edited by Legend7Nat 5 years ago ( 7.8.1 )
By mic 5 years ago ( 8.0.1 ) 
I'm really interested in skilling this guy up and trying him out on my GZL team. He's not attacker type of course, but it would be nice to be able to drop your hp when needed and have 1.5x for 4 turns.
By Limboaz 4 years ago ( 9.0.3 ) 
A grandma could hit harder than this guy. Not even worth wasting a spot in your monster box for.
By Mr-ex777 4 years ago ( 9.0.3 ) 
I will feed you to Hanuman which is used to be Fed to black Agni and Indra. And it's the only purpose that i can think for you.
By Mr Wiggles 3 years ago ( 11.0.2 ) 
With all the times I've needed to evolve a Hanuman for evo bait, I wish they'd make another dungeon with Heracles as a farmable mid floor drop... Gaia's in God Rush so I can get a few of her while farming Elia skillups, but this guy I have to wait another month or so because I only got one of him the last time his dungeon descended :L

(I hear you thinking "Ultimate Descended Rush" but that doesn't count and you know it, sogodhelpmeIwillstabyouinthefaceifyoumentionitdon'tyoudarementionit)
By ama3389 2 years ago ( 12.0.3 ) 
Looks like a decent sub for Cronus.
By drew9348 2 years ago ( 15.3.0 ) 
This guy seems perfect for a new Tri-god mask evo, wouldn't you say? We haven't had any of those in a while, I think the last one was Satan-Void?
By Spoobert 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
His name is HERACLES not Hercules. Learn to read everyone.
巨人に食われた学生 6 years ago ( 6.5.2 ) 
I hate to use Percy Jackson books as a reference (because too many people say "in Percy Jackson..." when it is a fictional story), but what the other guy said is true. His Greek name Heracles means "the glory of Hera" or something like that and is his original name. However, many people prefer to use his Roman name Hercules. In fact, some people are stupid and think you are wrong if you use his Greek name. It's good that you know his Greek name but in truth, you're the one who needs to read and understand he has two ways to say his name.
ravenspire 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 ) 
Both are valid; even God of War and the Percy Jackson books use the Roman spelling (Hercules) instead of the classical Greek one (Heracles). People seem to prefer the Roman version because it's the one that's more ingrained into pop culture, it seems.

In fact, I'd just outright ignore the spelling debate and skip right to the crunch, if I were you: Herc REALLY needs a rework to be more viable than he is now.
By Brii@DRGN 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
Sub-par Goemon with a skill that takes too long to charge to be useful and has a worthless 10x atk effect instead of something actually useful.
By Jaysinnn 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
*sigh* if only his leader skill was something besides physical, then he'd be more feasible as a leader. The only team I can really see him leading consists of:

W/L Parvati
War God Take
Solar God Artemis

which, in it's own right isn't too bad, besides the fact that it's more Light based than Wood, which is what I assume they had in mind, is extremely difficult for a Non-IAP player without quite a bit of luck to obtain, and it's pretty bad at stalling 25 turns for the active.

As a stat stick with a Norse God's ability, he's alright. I can see him on my Athena team, because I lack someone to boost attack, but the reducing HP to one with a 10x attack seems like it does more harm than good.
By T.G. Cid 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
I guess I can see his value, after reading some of these comments, but he just smacks of weird decision-making on GungHo's part. Leader skill that's got the same HP requirement as Goemon, but type-limited /and/ weaker? Active skill that cuts HP to 1, but only does <20K damage? Maybe an HP-cutting skill is useful in conjunction with a Last edited by T.G. Cid 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 )
By 神PBR@PG 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
Dammit I had high hopes for a Heracles.
Last edited by 神PBR@PG 6 years ago ( 6.3.1 )
By Foutrelle 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
He'll definitely have a spot in upcoming Kirin gods/physical teams:

Blue Odin

You'll have a thousand other physicals/gods to play with but ths buid is among the bests IMO: awoken list from hell and a x112 multiplier possible
Last edited by Foutrelle 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 )
necro 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
Multipliers from actives do not stack; you can only have either Bubblie's or Heracles' skill active at one time.
Foutrelle in reply to necro 6 years ago ( 6.4.2 ) 
Haha, indeed :) figured it out a few minutes after posting... And dropping it (costed me 2 stones -_-
By buzzyrecky 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
he's SO fricking attractive, why does he have to be so useless D:
Trammel@PG 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
I don't know that I'd call him useless. He, in one active - buffs God types like a Norse but for 4 turns instead of 3, Does major wood damage to all enemies and instantly gives his team 16x attack for those next four turns. Add in the monsters he pairs with like Athena, Zeus/Zeus-Dios, Izanagi, Venus/Yomi and such and he's pretty scary.

Is he weak to pre-emptive attacks? Sure is. Ok - Don't take him to descends where those are common. But as for places like Zeus, Hera or Hera-Is? To me it seems like he'll make them VERY easy to farm quickly and effectively.
buzzyrecky in reply to Trammel@PG 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
wait, did they change his leader skill from physical only to all, or is that a padx mistake?

(either way, though... leader skill is a less powerful goemon, the 10x wood really isnt that much damage, and i guess the multiplier is okay, but having it come with dropping your hp to one isnt much fun)
quit 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 ) 
Non-IAP izanagi basically, the only thing saving horus from sucking without an izanagi.

GungHo are pretty stupid though. Green teams are pretty much garbage, and this monster's lead skill IS a joke. I don't know what they're thinking. At least he's a good sub.
Last edited by quit 6 years ago ( 6.4.3 )
-Striku- 6 years ago ( 6.4.5 ) 
He's kinda like Lu Bu. He's a very perfect sub for Athena if you don't have izanagi
Last edited by -Striku- 6 years ago ( 7.1.1 )
By ⛺️tnad™@PG 6 years ago ( 6.3.1 ) 
Hercules looks cool, however his active skill is horrible! Only 13,000 damage and your HP goes to 1? If it was 100x your damage, it would be worth it. Also, I personally think his skill should be 2.5x god type monster ATK for 2 turns. Then a viable sub for a Goemon team
By dime 6 years ago ( 7.1.2 ) 
i love how many builds show double odin with athena and heracles on it.... my god are you really that lucky to get two odins or do you really spend $100s after $100s on this game
MooImaPig 6 years ago ( 7.2.1 ) 
I once rolled two odins in one godfest, I've never payed any money for stones.
By Dude 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
Definitely not useless. I am counting the days till this monster descends.
Very good for multi turn high bursts of atk
I intend using it on a FL Horus build.

FL Horus
DL Yomi
BB Isis
FL Horus (Helper)


FL Horus
DL Yomi
BB Viper Orochi
FL Horus (Helper)

1st team:
•Echidna is not a god

2nd team:
•Long stalling for orochi skill

Both teams:
•REM Heavy

(Please let me know if you see any other negatives)
Last edited by Dude 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 )
Aulanticus 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
I think Herc's main use is to fill the green slot in multicolor spike teams. Green's always been a tough slot to fill - usually filled in by the likes of Valkyrie, Susanoo, and Kushinada. While these are respectable options in their own rights, Susanoo and Kushinada are REM-only while Valk may not always be the best option for some teams (I'm looking at you, Karin/Seiryuu). Arguably, you don't have to be REM heavy to use him simply because the Hera sisters are commonly used regardless. And all three of the sisters are god typing. Verche/Mystic Light Knight is another non-REM god. Plus whoever you chose as a starting roll.

His main use, much like the Hera sisters (unless you obtain DQ Hera), is to be an extremely effective sub and stat stick; and not a lead.
Last edited by Aulanticus 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 )
By WilltheVox 6 years ago ( 6.3.0 ) 
So useless. 4 times attack for Physical Type when HP is below 20%? Goemon does 5 times attack for all monsters when HP is below 20%.
barnard in reply to WorldSend 6 years ago ( 6.3.1 ) 
Every character needs to be a Leader or else they have no purpose....obviously obvious.
WorldSend 6 years ago ( 6.3.1 ) 
Then use him as a Sub.
Jimlin 6 years ago ( 6.4.5 ) 
It is actually below 50%.
By Jeff Keil 6 years ago ( 6.3.1 ) 
Anyone saying this isn't a great monster isn't looking at the big picture. His leader skill isn't as good as goemon's, sure. But, does every monster have to have a leader skill as good as goemon's to be useful? On a dual izanagi all god team he gives your whole team 18.375 times damage for four turns. For two of those turns you could be doing 36.75 damage with the two izanagi's activated ability. Any spike team that has all god's would easily welcome this guy.
Reverb 5 years ago ( 7.8.1 ) 
Izanagi requires your hp to be above 80 percent and this thing's active brings you down to 1 hp
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