Gaulish Mythology


Roman-Gaulish Good Luck God

Also known as SUCCELLOS, Sucellus

Very popular God of Prosperity and Good Fortune

He’s known as the Good Striker. This has no connection with soccer — it refers to his hammer. If you’re dying, he’ll put you out of your misery. This is the origin of the phrase ‘Three strikes and you’re out’.

On a more positive note, if he hits the ground, you’ll get plenty of prosperity and luck. And also a dented lawn.

Apart from the hammer, SUCELLOS is known for carrying around a large pot which is filled with goodies. Probably potatoes. Although in some regions he is known as a God of Alcohol — so he might be on his way to a bring-a-bottle party.

Sucellos Facts and Figures

Name: Sucellos
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: SUCCELLOS, Sucellus

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Good Luck
Area of expertise: Good Fortune

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable

Article last updated on 23 May 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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