King Ryus

    Character » King Ryus appears in 9 issues.

    Father of Mera and Siren and king of Xebel.

    Short summary describing this character.

    King Ryus last edited by Xoloilot on 01/12/19 10:07AM View full history

    Current Events

    King Ryus is the king of Xebel, a pocket dimension where exiled people are sent from Atlantis, and father of Mera.

    He trained Mera to be an assassin and then sent her to kill Aquaman, who he thought was the king of Atlantis.


    Neol was created by Aquaman writer Geoff Johns and artist Joe Prado. He made his debut in Aquaman#6.

    Powers & Abilities

    Ryus is a Xebelian (an Atlantean offshoot) and possesses their typical superhuman abilities.

    Superhuman Strength

    Ryus like all Xebelians has some degree of superhuman strength.

    Enhanced Durability

    Ryus like all Atlanteans has some degree of enhanced durability.

    Enhanced Speed

    Ryus can swim at superhuman speeds, boosted by his water control, though not as fast as Mera.

    Underwater Adaptation

    He can function normally underwater and is able to withstand the high pressures and extreme temperatures of the deep.


    He is the king and leader of the Atlantean colony of Xebel.


    Ryus is the military leader of Xebel and trains his daughter to be an assassin.

    Water Control

    Ryus like all Xebelians has control over water, though to a greater degree since he is strong enough to open the portal from Xebel to Earth's oceans on his own.

    Weaponry & Equipment

    Xebelian armor

    Ryus wears a variation of the standard Xebelian armor.


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