Phoitos Gigante slain by Hera in the war against the gods.
Detail of Hera battling the Gigante Phoitos in the Gigantomakhia (War of the Giants). The goddess aims her spear at the sword and shield armed giant. Phoitos (or Phoitios) was one of the Gigantes to fight against the Olympians in their bid to take over mount Olympus. While he was merely strong, did not have verifiable abilities such as Alkyoneus being immortal in his homeland, Phoitos is of note. The reason he is distinguishable is that the deity who helped kill Phoitos by using her spear.