Gyges is a giant, deformed creature that is said to have 50 heads and 100 arms, multiple eyes.
God of War Comics
Awakening GygesAfter arriving on the island where the Ambrosia is being kept, Kratos accidently awakened a hungry Gyges. There Gyges waited, until Kratos returned during his quest to acquire the Ambrosia once more.
Gyges' PastThe island then revealed that, years ago, on Kratos' first quest for the Ambrosia, a hundred of his arms were burned off in his battle with Helios' Champion, after which they vowed vengeance for his actions.
Confronting GygesKratos, however, escaped the vines of Gyges and revealed that he was planning to destroy whatever Ambrosia left on the island, because a disciples of Ares wanted to use it to revive their fallen God. Gyges pleaded to Kratos not to destroy the Ambrosia, as it was keeping him immortal, but Kratos denied Gyges' request. Kratos processed to use the Flames of Apollo to set the island on fire. As Gyges' life ended in agony, the Tree of Life and all its Ambrosia incinerated into nothing.
God Of War II
Creatures in God of War