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In Greek mythology, the Gorgon was a terrifying
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female creature. It derives from the Greek word gorgós, which means "dreadful." While descriptions of Gorgons vary across Greek literature, the term commonly refers to any of three sisters who had hair of living, venomous snakes, and a horrifying visage that turned those who beheld it to stone. Traditionally, while two of the Gorgons were immortal, Stheno and Euryale, their sister Medusa was not, and was slain by the mythical hero Perseus. 

Medusa started off as an attractive young lady until a love affair with Poseidon, the sea god, caused her to be turned into a Gorgon by Athena, goddess of wisdom; after Perseus killed Medusa he gave her severed head to Athena, who bore the symbol on her Aegis shield.

AppearanceEdit

The Gorgon is a creature covered with impenetrable scales, hair of living snakes, hands of brass, sharp fangs and a beard, sometimes even depicted as having wings of gold, brazen claws, and the tusks of boars in myth.They also say Gorgon's are beautiful but deadly. So with this said the physical description of a Gorgon may vary.

PowersEdit

  • Petrification: Any man that looks directly into Medusa's eyes,is rapidly turn into stone.This power doesn't affect those man who are dead or are living-dead like Sheikh.
  • Snake Mimicry: Gorgon's physical bodies mimic that of snakes either when angered or at all times.
    • Living Serpent Hair
  • Superhuman Strength: Gorgons have incredible physical strength (they are able to overpower humans with great force) and their greater than of humans and snakes. They are so strong they can kill anyone who stands in their way.
  • Immortality: The ability to live forever and immunity from plagues and most bodily harm However they can be killed with sufficient force, such as decapitation.

WeaknessEdit

Decapitation: Gorgons are difficult to defeat as they can only be killed by beheading, as bullets or fire cannot.