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'''Orphnaeus''' was the immortal mount of the [[Greece|Greek]] god Hades. Orphnaeus drew Hades' chariot alongside; Aethon, Nycteus and Alastor.
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'''Orphnaeus''' was the immortal [[horse|mount]] of the [[Isu]] who was revered as the [[Greece|Greek]] god [[Hades]]. Orphnaeus drew Hades' [[chariot]] alongside Aethon, Nycteus and Alastor.
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Some time after 422 BCE, Orphnaeus was discovered in Elysium and not his home-realm of Hades. [[Persephone]] tasked Kassandra, a living human, with retrieving the beast. Kassandra eventually found him not too far away in the [[Asphodel Arboretum]] with a man named [[Mulios]].<ref name="Dark Horse">''[[Assassin's Creed: Odyssey]] [[The Fate of Atlantis: Fields of Elysium]]'' – [[Dark Horse]]</ref>
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At some point during the [[Peloponnesian War]], Orphnaeus was discovered in [[Elysium]] and not his home-realm of the [[underworld]]. [[Persephone]] tasked Kassandra, a living [[human]], to retrieve the beast. Kassandra eventually found him not too far away in the [[Asphodel Arboretum]] with a man named [[Mulios]], who had nicknamed the beast 'Orphie'.<ref name="Dark Horse">''[[Assassin's Creed: Odyssey]] [[The Fate of Atlantis: Fields of Elysium]]'' – [[Dark Horse]]</ref>
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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*The name of the steed is derived from the Greek word [https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ὄρφνη ὄρφνη] (''órphnē''), meaning 'darkness'.
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*The names of Hades' mounts are taken from the [[Rome|Roman]] poet {{Wiki|Claudian|Claudius Claudianus'}} work ''The Rape of Proserpine''.
 
*The player has four choices on what to do with Orphnaeus;
 
*The player has four choices on what to do with Orphnaeus;
 
**Let Mulios keep him
 
**Let Mulios keep him
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Assassin's Creed: Odyssey]]''
 
*''[[Assassin's Creed: Odyssey]]''
**''[[The Fate of Atlantis]]'' {{1st}}
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**''[[The Fate of Atlantis: Fields of Elysium]]'' {{1st}}
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==References==
 
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[[Category:Companion animals]]
 
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[[Category:Isu servants]]

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Orphnaeus was the immortal mount of the Isu who was revered as the Greek god Hades. Orphnaeus drew Hades' chariot alongside Aethon, Nycteus and Alastor.

BiographyEdit

At some point during the Peloponnesian War, Orphnaeus was discovered in Elysium and not his home-realm of the underworld. Persephone tasked Kassandra, a living human, to retrieve the beast. Kassandra eventually found him not too far away in the Asphodel Arboretum with a man named Mulios, who had nicknamed the beast 'Orphie'.[1]

TriviaEdit

  • The name of the steed is derived from the Greek word ὄρφνη (órphnē), meaning 'darkness'.
  • The names of Hades' mounts are taken from the Roman poet Claudius Claudianus' work The Rape of Proserpine.
  • The player has four choices on what to do with Orphnaeus;
    • Let Mulios keep him
    • Kassandra keeps him
    • Give to Adonis and his rebellion
    • Give to Persephone

AppearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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