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What are Zeus's powers?

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Zeus has powers that include being able to create different acts of nature by simply creating a shaking motion. He is able to do this because he is the ruler of the sky and the clouds and is the supreme ruler of all of the other gods.

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What are Zeus's powers?
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Zeus came into his extreme circumstances of power by overthrowing his father who was the previous ruler of the other gods. He won a draw with his brothers to determine who took over after their father was overthrown. While Zeus rules all of the other gods, he mainly focuses on the ruling of the sky. He uses a thunderbolt that he is able to throw at other gods when they oppose him. Zeus is a punisher who will not hesitate to prosecute those who lie or break oaths.

Zeus is regarded as one of the most powerful gods because he has domain on the heavens and the Earth. He is able to control the sky with his powers and is able to provide the universe with the weather that is exhibited in the sky. He is also able to be the god of other gods as well as men. He is an advocate for men on the Earth.

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