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Akan ("ah-KAHN") was the Mayan god of wine.[1]


Akan is often identified with balché, a Mayan intoxicating drink made from fermented honey and the bark of the lonchocarpus violaceus tree.[2]

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Hurakan tells his son, Zane Obispo, that Akan had been sacrificed by Camazotz and Ixkik' to awaken the Mexica God. Later, Zane believed that the god that was awakened was a god of sleep.


  • Alcokinesis: As the god of wine, Akan can manipulate alcohol.
    • Alcohol Immunity: Akan is likely completely immune to the effects of any amount of alcohol.


  • His name can also be spelt as "Acan".
  • His Greco-Roman counterpart is Dionysus/Bacchus.
  • His Egyptian counterpart is Shezmu.
  • His Norse counterpart is Aegir.
  • His Hindu counterpart is Varuni.


  1. The Shadow Crosser, Glossary
  2. Encyclopedia of gods : over 2,500 deities of the world : Jordan, Michael, 1941- : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
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