Akelous, the Siren's Current

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Akelous, the Siren's Current
Biographical information




Sol Divisive





Combat information


Spire of the Watcher


SolarS.png Harpy Slap Rifles


Summon Vex
High Durability
Rapid Flight
Midair Levitation
SolarS.png Smite
ArcS.png Repulsion
Shield Overcharge


Akelous, the Siren's Current is a Vex Harpy of the Sol Divisive encountered as the first boss of the Spire of the Watcher Dungeon. It is one of the two Sol Divisive minds sent by The Witness to infiltrate the Ares Spire and send it into overload after stealing its data.[1]


Akelous is encountered holding a Minotaur suspended in the air. Moving closer will make it drop the unit and begin the fight. The Harpy will move to one of the corners of the tower, where it will proceed to open up fully and open fire with its many Harpy Slap Rifles in a Smite attack. If no players are in range, it will move to a corner closer to them, possibly even teleporting if too far. Once all the fuel rods are activated, Akelous will fly to the last one activated and open up fully, revealing its eyes, and begin rotating its plates. Players should destroy these eyes to take off the Harpy's armor, making it vulnerable to damage, as well as delay its Repulsion blast, which can blow them off the tower to their death. Once Akelous is stripped of its coverings, it will retreat backwards towards the center of the spire, where it will ultimately unleash its Repulsion blast and overcharge its shields again.



Spire of the Watcher


  • Akelous' appearance is similar to the Consecrated Mind, Sol Inherent, another Sol Divisive Harpy. When its armor has been completely blasted off, it resembles Theosyion, Restorative Mind.
  • In Greek myth, Akelous (also spelled as Achelous) was known as a river God, father of the Sirens, creatures that used their singing to lure sailors to their deaths. The action taken by Akelous before beginning their fight may be conversion of Minotaurs into Conduit Minotaurs. This means the Conduit Minotaurs could be considered the Sirens, and Akelous their "father". The theme of controlling Arc energy and the capturing of subminds in the dungeons overall story appears to be based upon these Greek mythological origins.