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God of Victory
Race God
Birthplace Theros

Iroas is the God of Victory on Theros. He is associated with white and red mana.


Iroas is the god of honor and victory in war. He is thought to take the form of a centaur, though his lower half is that of a bull. He governs both personal valor and bravery in battle, and thus he also governs warfare. He is twin to Mogis, god of slaughter, who commands the dark and brutal side of war, and the two spar constantly. Iroas is worshipped mostly in Akros, and is apparently its patron. He established the Iroan Games in that city's arena.

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Title Author Publishing date Set Setting (plane) Featuring
The Walls of Akros Kelly Digges 2014-02-26 Born of the Gods Theros Akroan Phalanx, Minotaurs, Iroas, Mogis

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The character of Iroas is inspired by Athena, Goddess of Wisdom and War, and Nike, Goddess of Victory. He is also inspired by Chiron, immortal centaur, teacher of many heroes. His name was likely taken from the Modern Greek word ήρωας (íroas), meaning hero.

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