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    Default Achilles (Troy movie) vs Leonidas (300 movie)

    Who takes the win?

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    Funny. I've never seen this fight before. I'll go with Achilles.
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    Leonidas was a freak of nature fighter, but Achilles was a TOTAL monster. Like, not just a fantastic fighter, but blatantly superhuman at points and casually superior to other top notch opponents of his period. He can cut the head off of a solid bronze statue as an example and one shot the best soldiers that enemy armies can muster.

    He cant one shot Leonidas, but he wears him down after a prolonged confrontation like he did with Hector.
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    After dispatching King Leonidas, Achilles barked a challenge to the Spartan army, "Who's next?!"

    299 Spartans stepped forward.

    Achilles cracked a grin. Fighting battles was their profession, but winning wars was his.
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    Achilles. He at least wore more than just a helmet. What's more, his only weak spot was his heel (hence the term, "Achilles Heel"). Leaving the rest of him invulnerable.

    Leonidas would yell, "Beware our short-shorts!"
    Achilles would respond, by stabbing Leonidas through with a spear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cronus View Post
    Funny. I've never seen this fight before. I'll go with Achilles.
    It’s one of those that was done so often on the forum before the reset that it generally no longer gets bothered with.

    And yeah, Achilles wins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jackalope89 View Post
    Achilles. He at least wore more than just a helmet. What's more, his only weak spot was his heel (hence the term, "Achilles Heel"). Leaving the rest of him invulnerable.

    Leonidas would yell, "Beware our short-shorts!"
    Achilles would respond, by stabbing Leonidas through with a spear.
    Troy Achilles wasn't mythical Achilles, in the movie his heel only hut him when Paris shot an arrow through it. He was a man, he didn't have divine gifts his mother gave him. His weakness was archers.

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    300 spartans may be superhuman in their own right but Achilles was even more superhuman.

    Compare their spear throws. If Achilles was in place of Leonidas, Xerxes would not have survived that final throw.

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    Achilles also throws a sword through a helmet.

    He throws it such that the edge of the blade - not the point - smacks into the helmet. It cleaves through, into the wearer's skull. This is bullcrap on a truly unbelievable level, and yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steel Inquisitor View Post
    Troy Achilles wasn't mythical Achilles, in the movie his heel only hut him when Paris shot an arrow through it. He was a man, he didn't have divine gifts his mother gave him. His weakness was archers.
    Well, if we are talking about the Iliad, then he was Mythical Achilles who was not invulnerable. That was a later addition by the Romans, not in the Iliad.
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