|Dates||???? – 2010 (killed by Lucifer)|
|Episode(s)||5.19 Hammer of the Gods|
His true form seems to be that of an Indian elephant, but he can appear human. When appearing human, he is shown to be an overweight, middle-aged man of African descent.
Powers and abilities
- Immortality – As a god, Ganesh has the power to live on forever.
- Shapeshifting – He can change his form into that of an elephant.
- Super strength – Ganesh's strength greatly exceeds that of humans.
As Dean Winchester walks the halls of the Elysian Fields Hotel, he walks past Ganesh's room and notices an elephant picking up a towel. Dean stops and looks back but only sees a large man in a towel to which Ganesh exclaims to Dean to "mind his own business" before slamming the door shit.
Ganesh later gathers in a meeting room with the other gods to discuss the coming Judeo-Christian Apocalypse. He strongly objects to Zao Shen's suggestion of killing the Winchester brothers, by reminding everyone that the angels would just bring them back to life. When Lucifer arrives, Ganesh attempts to attack Lucifer, but is killed when the archangel overpowers him, causing Ganesh to explode.
Ganesh in Lore
Ganesh is a very popular Hindu god, depicted with the head of an elephant. He is known for removing obstacles to success, and also the god of education and learning.