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Name Mercury
Actor John Emmet Tracy
Dates  ???? – 2010 (killed by Lucifer)
Occupation Roman god
Episode(s) 5.19 Hammer of the Gods


Mercury was a Roman god and one of the deities that gathered at the Elysian Fields Hotel to instigate a war against the archangels. He betrayed the gods' location to Lucifer, which caused himself and the other gods, except Kali, to be killed.


Mercury appeared as a middle-aged man with short, black hair and dressed in a red suit.

Powers and abilities

  • Super speed – Mercury could move or exercise at incredible speeds and velocities. He was able to move his body at such great speeds that the human eye could not perceive him. His reflexes, agility and reaction time seem to be greatly enhanced as well.
  • Super strength – Mercury's strength greatly exceeds the strength of humans, allowing him to rip them apart with his bare hands.
  • Regeneration – He was able to restore life to dead flowers.


  • Higher beings – Kali was able to overpower Mercury and Lucifer was able to snap his neck and kill him with ease.


5.19 Hammer of the Gods

A police officer visits a decimated structure, surveying the area. During his search, a dead flower mysteriously blooms at the presence of a god. Then suddenly, Mercury appears and converses with him, eventually killing the officer. Mercury rebuilds the decimated building, creating a modernized hotel called Elysian Fields Hotel. His activities and contributions include managing the guests, signing them in or out. At Kali's request, he retrieves blood samples of Dean and Sam, and gives them to Kali. He then calls Lucifer and tells him to come to the hotel. When Lucifer appears, he kills Mercury.

Mercury in Lore

Mercury was a messenger, and a god of sex, the son of Maia Maiestas and Jupiter in Roman mythology. Note, however, in lore, the gods of Olympus detest human sacrifice, whereas Mercury is seen with the other gods eating humans.