The Boots of Hermes were depicted as greaves with burning red wings on them. Kratos mercilessly amputated them out of the legs of their owner; the Messenger God, Hermes. Those greaves allowed Kratos to move at the speed of light, rammed through enemies and threw them aside...
You have the items you acquired in previous games, which act passively and are used with normal controls, and then there a new feature in God of War III—the item system. There are three items you'll collect throughout the game that will help with both puzzles and combat and are used differently than...
Hermes is the Greek god of Travelers, Messengers, Thieves, Commerce, Sports, Athletics, and Speed. He is the son of the King of Olympus Zeus and the Pleiades Maia. He is also the father of Ceryx, the messenger of Mt. Olympus.