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Hades is the main antagonist of Disney's 35th animated feature film, Hercules. He is the ruler of the Underworld, Pain and Panic's leader and boss, Hercules' uncle and arch-nemesis, and Zeus' younger (older in original Greek mythology) brother.

He is played by James Woods.

Why He Rocks

  1. He was portrayed by James Woods, who mastered his portrayal and made Hades a very iconic and popular Disney villain.
  2. Despite being the villain, he's an excellent comic relief and told some pretty funny jokes.
  3. He constantly gets abused by the other Gods and his brother Zeus, and has to live under Zeus' shadow all the time, causing him to turn into vengeful crook.
  4. He's proven to be very smart and smooth.
  5. Similar to Ursula and Dr. Facilier, he likes to make fake deals with people, then cheat them out for their own entertainment.
  6. "What. are. those?!"