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AthenaSeraph Queen
Athena (Ancients Awakened).gif
Statistics
TypeBoss
EnvironmentThe Acropolis
Damage35 / 70
Max Life30,000 / 48,000
Defense20
KB Resist100%
Drops
Athena Map Icon (Ancients Awakened).png
Map Icon

"I'm gonna teach you a lesson, you little brat!"

Athena is a post-Plantera Ancient fought in The Acropolis.

Spawning[]

Athena spawns either by chance when a Seraph decides to tattle on you for attacking it and you let them get away, or by using an Owl Statue on the Owl Altar in The Acropolis.

Behavior[]

  • Shoots three feathers in an arc a couple of times.
  • Summons two Seraph Guards to assist her. They also attack by shooting feathers.
  • Summons an Owl Rune which also shoots spreads of feathers at a quick rate.

Quotes[]

When summoned before defeating her[]

  • "Hmpf..!"
  • "You! Earthwalker!"
  • "My seraphs tell me you have been attacking them! Why!?"
  • "I'm gonna teach you a lesson, you little brat!"
  • "En garde!"

When not in her line of sight[]

  • "..."
  • "...ugh... those whiny--"
  • "I don't have time for this...!"

When summoned after defeating her[]

  • "Sigh..."
  • "Let's just get this over with. I don't have all day."

When summoned after defeating Moon Lord[]

  • "So... you came."
  • "It's high time I gain my honor back."
  • "En garde!"

When defeated by Athena[]

  • "And stay away... idiot."

After defeating Athena[]

  • "OW! Fine, fine...! I'll leave you alone! Geez, you don't let up, do you."

Awakened Phase: Olympian Athena[]

Olympian Athena
Olympian Athena (Ancients Awakened).gif
Statistics
TypeBoss
EnvironmentThe Acropolis
AI TypeAthena AI
Damage110 / 132
Max Life110,000 / 132,000
Defense70
KB Resist100%
Drops
Coins1
Olympian Athena Map Icon (Ancients Awakened).png
Map Icon

"Brightest of dawn...

Darkest of night...

Even in defeat...

A VARIAN ALWAYS PUTS UP ONE LAST FIGHT!!!"

After defeating Athena post-Anubis; Forsaken Judge; Athena lies to the center of Acropolis, and slowly transitions to her awakened phase. Her attacks become more intense and includes lightning-based attacks. This boss can also be quite laggy if you are playing on multiplayer as Olympian Athena is known to despawn often.

Behavior[]

  • Casts storm spheres that deal high damage and creates storm fields upon contact with solid tiles.
  • Summons 3 seraph guards to assist her. They attack by quickly shooting 3 feathers in an arc.
  • Charges 2-4 times quickly. Her charging speed increases as she loses health.
  • Casts 4 runespawns which turn into Charged Owl Runes that shoot olympian lightning bolts for a short time.
  • Teleports to one of the Acropolis platforms and execute either of the two attacks:
    • She throws swift gale spears that split into spinning gale orbs that linger on the air for a while.
    • She casts 3 olympian razor gusts that move quickly in an arc, 4 times.
  • When low on health, she summons an Angel Clone to fight for her. It attacks by trying to ram the player.
  • Despawns whenever the person who is being targeted dies (multiplayer).

Summons[]

Icon Name Conditions
Angel Clone (Ancients Awakened).png Angel Clone Summoned when Olympian Athena is on low health

Quotes[]

When Athena transitions to her awakened phase:[]

  • "...hah...hah..."
  • "...I still lost."
  • "..."
  • "No."
  • "I'm not giving up that easily."
  • "There's a phrase that my people live by, earthwalker."
  • "Brightest of dawn..."
  • "Darkest of night..."
  • "Even in defeat..."
  • "A VARIAN ALWAYS PUTS UP ONE LAST FIGHT!!!"
  • "No more kidding around, storms are calling, and they're coming for you!" (After Olympian Athena has been defeated once)

When Olympian Athena has been defeated:[]

  • "..."
  • "...WHY?!"
  • "...Why can't I win?!"
  • "..."
  • "...You haven't heard the end of me, earthwalker..."
  • "I will win my honor back eventually..."
  • "...Until then, watch your back."
  • "Dark, chaotic forces are waking up as of late."
  • "Hopefully HE doesn't come back..."
  • "Stay safe."

When the player is defeated by Olympian Athena:[]

  • "And stay away, idiot."

Aftermath[]

Trivia[]

  • Athena's theme is Magusaint, which was composed by the artist Turquoise.
    • This theme includes direct motifs of Fallen Angel's theme from Varia Mod, made by the same composer. They also have similar names. (Magusaint - Tinkersaint)
  • Olympian Athena's theme is Goddess of Those Winged, also by Turquoise.
  • The quote "A VARIAN ALWAYS PUTS UP ONE LAST FIGHT!!!" is a reference to the Varia mod by Turquoise, who also composed the themes for Athena, Olympian Athena and the Acropolis. She also resembles the Fallen Angel boss from Varia due to being the same race canonically (Varians). They also summon Angel Clones as well.
  • The "HE" Olympian Athena mentions after being defeated is ???, the Chaos Wizard, one of the major characters in the mod's lore.
  • In recent updates, most of Athena's quotes have been redesigned into the style of Mod of Redemption's most boss dialogues.
  • In the early planned concepts of this mod, Athena along with Greed and Anubis were planned to be associated with Soul of Cthulhu's storyline. But certain changes to these trio have also changed their storylines to be tied to Shen Doragon's storyline.
  • If you enter a world that was created without the Ancients Awakened mod installed, she will say: "Earthwalker..! There's no Ancients Awakened content in this world! Make a new world if you really wanna play the mod...idiot..."
  • Athena is an ancient Greek goddess associated with wisdom, handicraft, and warfare in the Greek mythology. Athena was regarded as the patron and protectress of various cities across Greece, particularly the city of Athens, from which she most likely received her name.
    • One of her major symbols include owls, which is most likely a reason why she requires Owl Statue to be summoned.
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