Triton, the son of Amphitrite and Poseidon. lives at the bottom of the sea in his mother’s golden palace. Triton is a wise, oracular spirit. He commands violent storms and has the reputation of being a violent lover toward both women and young men. Triton is considered a very erotic spirit. Hekate is among his many lovers.

The word triton is sometimes synonymous with merman.


Triton is a merman with long hair, but he is also a shape-shifter.

Spirit ally: Triton often accompanies his father, Poseidon.


Conch shell used as a horn

See Also:

Amphitrite; Hekate; Poseidon


Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses – Written by : Judika Illes Copyright © 2009 by Judika Illes.

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