Olympos XII

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The Olympos XII (オリンポス十二神 or alternatively オリンポス12神 Orinposu Jūnishin, lit. "Twelve Gods of Olympus") are a group of twelve powerful God Man Digimon who manage the Digital World: Iliad, which exists on a different Server from the Digital World ruled by Yggdrasill,[1] run by a host computer known as Homeros[2], who recognizes their magnificent power.[3]

The Olympos XII possess abilities rivaling those of the Royal Knights[4], so the knights have not felt the need to personally interfere in Iliad's affairs.[1] The members of Olympos XII protect their own domains while maintaining a position of neutrality regarding the incidents which arise in the Digital World,[4] but some Digimon with a similar goal, like Plutomon, are excluded from their number due to their cruelty in its pursuit.[5] The forces that defy the will of the Olympos XII and oppose them in battle are never-ending,[6] to the point that the hatred of the digimon they've defeated has been reborn as Titamon, who seeks to have their heads.[7]

It seems that because of Yggdrasill's will, the Royal Knights will eventually cross Servers to the Digital World: Iliad Server and meet the Olympos XII. Whether the Royal Knights and the Olympos XII end up engaging in war or forming an alliance remains to be seen.[1]


Olympos XII
オリンポス十二神 Orinposu Jūnishin
Name Olympian God Animal Domain Alternate Form
Apollomon Apollo Lion Sun
Bacchusmon Bacchus (Dionysus) Snake Wine Bacchusmon: Crapulence Mode
Ceresmon Ceres (Demeter) Bird Fertility Ceresmon Medium
Dianamon Diana (Artemis) Rabbit Water and ice
Junomon Juno (Hera) Peacock Marriage and childbirth Junomon: Hysteric Mode
Jupitermon Jupiter (Zeus) Owl Sky, thunder, and weather Jupitermon: Wrath Mode
Marsmon Mars (Ares) Panther War
Mercurymon Mercury (Hermes) Wolf Diplomacy and god traveler
Minervamon Minerva (Athena) Snake Strategic Warfare Mervamon Minervamon (X-Antibody)
Neptunemon Neptune (Poseidon) Fish Sea
Venusmon Venus (Aphrodite) Dove Love
Vulcanusmon Vulcanus (Hephaestus) Octopus Smithery


There are also three Digimon that are related to the Olympos XII.

Name Mythological Equivalent
Plutomon Pluto (Hades)
Titamon The Titans
Grace Novamon Meleager (Meléagros)



Digimon Savers[edit]

Mercurymon is the first major "villain" of Savers. He first appeared when he opened the Digital Gate in his lair to go to the real world to find Falcomon. He was eventually weakened by one of Kurata Akihiro's Gizmon: XT and his Digitama permanently deleted.

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Digimon Xros Wars[edit]

Though this group does not make an appearance in Digimon Xros Wars proper, a 2011 issue of the V-Jump states that Mervamon is a member of the Olympos XII.


Digimon Xros Wars[edit]

The Olympos XII is one of the rock bands invited to perform at the Shoutmon's coronation concert.

Video Games[edit]

Digimon Collectors[edit]

See: Digimon Collectors/Cutscenes

Several members of the Olympos XII appear as recurrent characters in some of the side-quests of the game.

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Digimon Crusader[edit]

See: Digimon Crusader/Storyline

In the Digital World: Iliad, the host computer known as Homeros wanted the Digimon to be guided by their wild instincts, free will, even if that meant their self-destruction (a modified version of the Prometheus myth). The Digital World: Iliad eventually collapsed because the Olympos XII taught the Digimon there the concept of good and evil, against the will of Homeros. In retaliation, Homeros gave power to Plutomon over the titans (An army of Titamon), and the Olympos XII were forced to flee to the Digital World of Yggdrasill, where they learned their lesson and became neutral. Plutomon, already in the Digital World of Yggdrasill, pretends to take revenge of Jupitermon (now amnesic and in his adult form of Aegiomon) for not having been accepted in origin like a member of the Olympos XII.

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Unrelated to the main story, Vulcanusmon from the Olympos XII also appear as a recurrent character in one side-quest of the game.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth[edit]

After Aiba collects all of the Olympos XII medals, the Medal Man rewards them with a Giga HP Generator and Giga SP Generator.

Digimon World -next 0rder- International Edition‎‎[edit]

Minervamon is found in the Logic Volcano, and asks Takuto/Shiki to deliver a gift to her fellow Olympos member, Dianamon, who is in the Frost Cathedral. After accepting the gift, Dianamon decides to send a letter in return to Minervamon, sending the tamer to deliver it. Minervamon then once again sends the tamer back to Dianamon with another gift, and Dianamon sends the tamer back to Minervamon with a gift as well. Upon opening Dianamon's gift, Minervamon is covered in water, and becomes enraged - assuming Dianamon was pranking her. Minervamon runs to the Frost Cathedral, arriving before the tamer, and during the duo's argument, Minervamon learns that Dianamon had carved her a sculpture made of ice - which melted due to the heat of the Logic Volcano, as well as the fact that Dianamon didn't like the gifts Minervamon had been sending. When the tamer tries to calm the two of them down, they attack the tamer in an attempt to murder them so they couldn't tell others of their argument. After their defeat, they come to their senses and join the City, joining the Colosseum where Minervamon works during the day and gives rewards if the tamer's Digimon have 100 discipline and 0 mood, whilst Dianamon works during the night and if the tamer's Digimon have 0 discipline and 100 mood.

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Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory[edit]

After Amasawa Keisuke collects all of the Olympos XII medals, the Medal Man rewards him with a Giga HP Generator and Giga SP Generator.

Digimon Masters[edit]

Mercurymon of the Olympos XII appears.


Digimon Twin[edit]

Digimon Accel Nature Genome[edit]

Digivice Ver.15th[edit]

Digital Monster Ver.20th[edit]


Digital Monster Card Game[edit]

The Olympos XII are formally introduced as a group in Digitalize Booster Pack 2.

Digimon Xros Wars Super Digica Taisen[edit]

Mervamon from the Olympos XII is a boss Digimon in the arcade version of the game.

Digimon Card Game[edit]

"Olympos XII" is a trait given to cards of the Digimon that form part of this group. In EX-05 Animal Colosseum it is stated that Koh's Apollomon and Sayo's Dianamon are members of the Olympos XII.

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