Also known as Hundred-Handed Giants.
- Mythical Number: #1474
- Culture: Greek
- Attribute: Giant
- Attribute: Cave Dweller
- Behaviour: Deadly
The three Giants born from Gaia and Ouranos who each had one-hundred arms and fifty heads. The three brothers were Kottos ‘the Striker’, Briareus ‘the Strong’ and Gyges ‘the Many-Limbed’.
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