Appearance, Personality, and Special Abilities

    Unlike the rest of his siblings, Hephaestus was the ugliest.  He was lame at birth, and in some stories his face was deformed or he had a clubfoot, thus causing him to be cast out of Mount. Olympus.     
    In some tales Hephaestus is viewed as having a kind, friendly and peaceful nature, loving his work, in which he was making things for others.  Along with this side came a jealous personality as well.  He was often bitter about the way the other gods treated him. 
                                            Special Abilities:
    Some of Hephaestus's special abilities include is ability to withstand any heat and not be burned by it. Lastly being a skillful blacksmith allowed him to have the potential to construct anything for the other gods in his forges.