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The Isles of the Blessed (or the Fortunate Isles) are a group of three paradise islands in the center of Elysium. It is reserved for those who, upon entering the Underworld, are judged and return to Elysium three times in a row after being reborn.

They are thought to be the equivalent of islands on the western edge of the Earth, with continuous sunlight. Very few people make it to the Isles, as many prefer eternal residence in the pleasant Elysium to risking rebirth and ending up in Asphodel or the Fields of Punishment at the end of another life.

It is believed that the greatest heroes of Greek mythology, such as Achilles, resided there after their deaths.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Percy Jackson's Greek Gods

The Isles of the Blest were described as Caribbean-type private islands in a lake in the middle of Elysium, the place where souls who lived three virtuous lives in a row could retire to after their third death. However, it was also revealed that not many souls managed to accomplish this, for it was like "winning the Good Person Powerball Lottery".

The Lightning Thief

While in the Underworld, Percy Jackson noted that the Isles of the Blest was separated from the rest of Elysium by a glittering blue lake, and seemed like a vacation resort in the Bahamas, and he immediately knew that it was where he wanted to go when he died. Annabeth Chase also acknowledged the incredible appeal of the Isles of the Blest, stating it as the place for heroes.

The Last Olympian

According to Percy's observations, very few people manage to achieve the feat of being a resident of the Isles of the Blest. Luke Castellan chose to be reborn, in hopes of eventually getting into the Isles of the Blest, but it is uncertain what happens to him after he was reborn.

The Heroes of Olympus

The Son of Neptune

When Nico di Angelo was talking to Hazel Levesque about their sister, Bianca di Angelo, he mentioned that he thought Bianca choose rebirth as she wanted to aim for the Isles of the Blest.

Underworld: DOA Recording Studios | Doors of Death | Door of Orpheus | Elysium | Erebos | Fields of Asphodel | Fields of Punishment | Hades' Palace | Isles of the Blest | Judgment Pavilion | Persephone's Garden
Rivers: Cocytus | Phlegethon | Styx | Lethe | Acheron
Tartarus: Mansion of Night | Hermes' Shrine | Chaos