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Goddess of the wild
Goddess of the moon
Goddess of the hunt
Background Info
Feature Films Hercules
Television Hercules
Voice Reba McEntire
Inspiration Artemis the Greek goddess of the wild and moon
Character Information
Personality Good
Appearance Short skirt and bag of arrows
Affiliation Olympian Gods
Goal To hunt the enemy.
Home Mount Olympus
Relatives Zeus (Father)
Apollo (brother)
Orpheus (Grand Nephew)
Orion (Ex-boyfriend)
Atalanta (Adoptive Daughter)
Pets Deer (including Kinos), unicorns, snakes, birds, bats etc.
Allies Hercules, animals, Atalanta
Minions Kinos
Enemies Hades, Titans
Likes Hercules and Mount Olympus
DisLikes Getting caught
Powers and Abilities Strength, immortality, Omnipresence, Shapeshifting, Teleportation, Manifestation
weapons Bow and arrow
Fates Continues her life on Mount Olympus
Quote ""The backwoods are my temple! And you're gonna rue the day that you ever started huntin' in 'em!""

Artemis (known in Roman as Diana) is the goddess of the moon, the hunt, the run, the wild and the animals. Her powers and abilities are magic, transformation and immortality and sister of Apollo and daughter of Zeus and Leto.


Artemis is the twin sister of Apollo. She is a fierce protector of the wild and animals, although she has a merciful side to those who respect the wilderness Long ago, Artemis was in love the hunter Orion but after Orion nearly killed every animal around and to protect him from being smote by Zeus, Artemis gave him a safe place in the cosmos as a Constellation.

Physical appearance

Artemis has green skin, green eyes and green hair she wears a brown chiton, strapped with arrows, a brown headband star-shaped earrings, And sandals however, in the Hercules Series, she olive skin auburn hair tried in a single ponytail in an updo eye greens, two short antlers on her head, and a pale green Greek chiton she has a quiver strapped over her right shoulder.

Powers and Abilities

Artemis has standard powers of Olympian God (immortality, Omnipresence vast strength, Shape-shifting, Teleportation and Manifestation).,as Goddess of the Wild, authority over the wild can turn people into animals. She is also a skilled huntress and archer.


Hercules (film) Artemis makes a brief cameo at the beginning of the flim, where she is seen feeding a deer on Mount Olympus.

Hercules: The Animated Series Artemis makes her first appearances "Hercules and the Caledonian Boar" when capturing Hercules in a trap when he's visiting Caledonia for the boar Hunting. She appoints Hercules to be protector of the endangered boar population and later in the episode turns into the boar, leading him to be hunted by him friends. Artemis appears at the end to set things right and teach the other hunters a lesson about conservation.

"Hercules and the Falling Star", Artemis senses Orion return from the stars after Hercules releases Orion eager to learn from example. However things go wrong when various monsters seen as constellations have Escaped. Artemis comes in and two briefly work together in an effort to contain the threat and restore the constellations.


  • Her Roman name is Diana. Her other names are Devana (Dacian) and Cynthia ("born of Mount Cynthus"),
  • in the classical period in Greek Mythology, Artemis was often described as the daughter of Zeus and Leto and had dominion over childbirth, virginity and young girls, bringing and relieving disease in women. In some stories, she was also associated with Selene as the lunar goddess.
  • In Greek mythology, Artemis and Orion weren't husband and wife. They were hunting companions, but Apollo tricked her into slaying her in order to get her to keep her vow of chastity.