Ares is the god of war and former mentor of Xena, which explains their initial cruelty. But Xena has a different turn and changed the side of a Bloodthirsty warrior to a warrior for good.

Ares can not quiet and shy, he always tries Xena back into his path – that of the cruel murder, lure, applying to many tricks.

In many scenes shows, however, the more behind it, because Ares has real feelings for Xena and vice versa. He even sacrificed his immortality for Xena to her to prove his love.