The Trident of Poseidon is the weapon formerly wielded by the Olympian God Poseidon until the War of the Gods, eventually becoming the weapons of choice for Aquaman. Likely obtained by the hero after him reaching Atlantis, the trident is an incredibly powerful weapon.


War of the GodsEdit


The Trident with Poseidon's dead body during the War of the Gods

The Olympian God Poseidon wielded it right up until he was slain by Ares in combat during the War of the Gods.

Monitored by Lex LuthorEdit

After being followed by LexCorp video cameras, Arthur Curry used the trident to destroy them.[1]
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Aquaman taking out a U.S. under water drone with his trident.

Parademon InvasionEdit

Aquaman utilized the trident in his battle against the Parademons, impaling a pair of Parademons with it. He later used it by staving off a rushing torrent of water by planting his trident in the floor, using the trident's power to keep the water at bay.

Trivia Edit

  • In the comics, Aquaman's trident has possessed numerous magical capabilities, effectively serving as a magical conduit to produce a variety of effects.
    • As such, in the New 52 comic storyline Throne of Atlantis, it's stated that only Atlantean royalty can hold the trident due to an enchantment placed upon it.
  • There exists two tridents that Aquaman has used in DC Comics, the Trident of Poseidon and the Trident of Neptune.
  • The trident, despite its name, has 5 prongs instead of 3.


  1. Goyer, David S., Terrio, Chris (writers) & Snyder, Zack (director) (March 25, 2016). Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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