Lightning Bolts are the signature weapons of the Olympian god Zeus.
Films and Television
They are shown as the primary weapon of Zeus in Hercules. Hera warns Zeus to keep them away from a baby Hercules who ends up electrocuting himself.
They appear in the show, known as the Olympian Crystal. Zelena uses it to kill Hades, after he kills Robin Hood. It is also used by Regina to restore magic to Storybrooke after Henry destroys magic.
- The lightning bolts are forged by Hephaestus.
- These weapons allowed Zeus to defeat the Titans and maintain order among the gods.
- Despite being unable to kill other gods, they are still highly painful to gods and thus feared by them.
- According to Trivia, Zeus' thunderbolts can burn the skin off a god in two nanoseconds.
The Olympian Crystal in Once Upon a Time
putting the Crystal back together
holding what's left of the Crystal