Achelous Is the god of the Achelous River in Aitolia in central Greece. In the myth, is the son of  Tethys and Oceanus , as a god Achelous has the basic powers of olympic god, but its territory is the Achelous River .

In the myth The Potamoi are the rivers gods. His fathers are the titans Oceanus and Tethys, and are brothers of the Oceanids ( nymphs - sweet water) . Also fathers of the Naiads ( water - nymphs). 

Achelous is mentioned in Secrets of the Ancient World the guide used by game masters of the Hercules & Xena Roleplaying Game by West End Games also In Hercules the lost kingdom,a god of water (river) is mentioned.

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