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Asclepius

Asclepius

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Home Mythology Asclepius Spotter's Guide

Your Field Guide to Spotting Asclepius

What's the matter? Are you sick? Just wondering, because most people looking for Dr. Asclepius are hoping to take advantage of his famous healing hands. You'll know him when you see a distinguished gentleman with a thick grey beard and hair. The real give away is the staff he carries with a live snake twined around it. Don't worry, the snake isn't poisonous—at least, we don't think so.

Sex: Male
Age: Usually shown as a dignified older man
Build: Fit
Complexion: Healthy
Hair Color: White/grey
Facial Hair: Full beard
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: Staff entwined with a snake
Clothing: White robes
Armor: None
Type of Weapon: None

Typical Companions:

Hygeia
Snakes
Sometimes dogs

Known Hangouts:

Temples of healing
Hospitals
The sky (as a constellation)

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