|Age/God||Mythic Age / Zeus|
|Cost||400 Gold, 6 Favor|
|Line of Sight||16 meters|
|Train at||Fortress, Town Center|
|Train Time||27 seconds|
Bellerophron is the Mythic Age Hero for Zeus in Age of Mythology. He rides a Pegasus allowing to leap into combat like an Anubite. He is the hardest hitting Greek hero, doing the most damage with his regular attack and with his special leap attack doing a whopping 100 damage, which combined with his multiplier allows him to one-hit kill many Myth units. His attack bonus against Myth Units is slightly lower that other Greek Heroes but will still destroy them ease. Like other Greek heroes he is well rounded with no real weaknesses.
Age -- 18
Homeland -- Corinth
Occupation -- prince and equestrian
Special attack -- leaps into combat against myth units
The son of a king of Corinth, a city noted for horses, Bellerophon was trained from youth to be the great horseman of his age. At the age of sixteen, he set out for adventure, but a jealous rival tricked him into the dangerous quest of killing the Chimera. This fire-breathing beast was terrorizing the countryside of Lycia carrying off people and livestock. Consulting a local wise man, he was instructed to pray to Athena. In a dream, the goddess told Bellerophon of a golden bridle that could be used to catch the Pegasus. When he awoke he had the bridal, with which he caught the Pegasus drinking at a forest well. He was able to control the beast thanks to the bridal and his equestrian skill. Together they flew to the Chimera's cliff ledge. There he shot arrows into the beast and lodged a lump of lead in its throat . The Chimera's fiery breath melted the lead, choking it to death.
After other adventures, a princess of Lycia married him willingly and he eventually became king. His thirst for adventures returned, however, and then he mistakenly attempted to reach Olympus on Pegasus. An angry Zeus sent a fly to bite Pegasus and Bellerophon was thrown off. Though Athena spared him by having him fall onto soft ground, he wandered alone for the rest of his life, searching for Pegasus, and died a lame beggar.