- For the Season Three episode list, see List of Episodes in Season Three.
Spartacus: War of the Damned is the fourth installment in the Spartacus series, and the official third season. It is the final season of the series, concluding the end of the Third Servile War. War of the Damned premiered on January 25, 2013 and concluded on April 12, 2013.
Six months after Spartacus defeats Glaber, his small army of 70 has grown to thousands and have claimed victory against every commander dispatched to put down their rebellion. Now Spartacus and his rebels must face the very might of Rome, against Marcus Crassus and Julius Caesar along with their army of 50,000
Cast and CharactersEdit
- Liam McIntyre as Spartacus – a Thracian warrior and former gladiator in the House of Batiatus. Now a general of note, Spartacus leads an army of slaves that hopes to defeat the might of Rome.
- Manu Bennett as Crixus – a Gaul warrior and former gladiator in the House of Batiatus. He stands now as one of the chief-lieutenants in the rebellion and remains true to its cause alongside his lover, Naevia.
- Daniel Feuerriegel as Agron – a German warrior and former gladiator in the House of Batiatus. Agron is a capable fighter and stands as one of the commanders in the rebel army. He is the lover of Nasir and is Spartacus's closest friend.
- Dustin Clare as Gannicus – a Celtic warrior and former Champion of Capua from the House of Batiatus. He holds the title as one of the rebel leaders and continues the fight in order to honor the memory of his closest friend, Oenomaus.
- Pana Hema Taylor as Nasir – a Syrian rebel and former body slave. He has evolved into a capable warrior and remains as the lover of Agron.
- Cynthia Addai-Robinson as Naevia – a former body slave and now a strong rebel who had gained considerable fighting skills from the training of her lover, Crixus.
- Heath Jones as Donar – a German warrior and former gladiator in the House of Batiatus. He leads in the training and scouting as he stands as one of the most capable of the rebels.
- Barry Duffield as Lugo – a German warrior who was rescued by the rebels. He is has a boistorous personality and a ferocious fighting style.
- Gwendoline Taylor as Sibyl – a Greek slave who is rescued by Gannicus whom she develops an admiration for.
- Ditch Davey as Nemetes – a German warrior who was rescued by the rebels. Though hot-tempered and overconfident, he proves an asset in the rebel army.
- Ellen Hollman as Saxa – a German warrior who was rescued by the rebels. She has deadly skills and one of the tougher fighters in the rebel army.
- Anthony Ray Parker as Sanus – a Cilician rebel who is both a friend and admirer of Gannicus.
- James Wells as Totus – a skilled German rebel who is friends with Gannicus and Crixus.
- Kelson Henderson as Diotimos – a Greek slave who escaped to the rebel's camp to have freedom but holds doubt for its cause.
- Jason Hassel as Brictius – a violent and hot-tempered Gaul rebel.
- Luna Rioumina as Belesa – a Thracian slave who joins the rebels.
- Andrew B. Stehlin as Rabanus – a Sardinian rebel and former gladiator in the House of Batiatus.
- Graham Vincent as Pollux – a Numidian rebel and former gladiator in the House of Batiatus.
- Shayne Blaikie as The Veteran – a middle-aged Greek rebel and former gladiator in the House of Batiatus.
- Fortune Shumba as Ortius – a Numidian rebel and former gladiator in the House of Batiatus.
- Renato Gomez as Lydon – a Hispanic rebel and former gladiator in the House of Batiatus.
- Levi Holley as Leviticus – a Judean rebel and former gladiator in the House of Batiatus.
- Nigel Willoughby as Euclid – the former cook for the gladiators in the House of Batiatus.
- Kelvin Taylor as Kraynos – a Numidian rebel.
- Vanessa Cater as Verenda – a Gaul rebel.
- Daniel Theologidis as Theologidis – a Greek rebel.
- Michael Surman as Lysandros – a Greek rebel and former slave in the House of Batiatus.
- Tim Eccles as Timocles – a Greek rebel.
- Sacha Stejko as Rebel Mother – a pregnant rebel.
Army of Marcus CrassusEdit
- Simon Merrells as Marcus Licinius Crassus – The wealthiest man in the Roman Republic. A strong and capable leader, he is put in charge of putting down Spartacus' rebellion as it becomes apparent that Rome is on the losing side of the the war.
- Todd Lasance as Julius Caesar – a wild and unpredictable noble whose successful career as a soldier and battle-tactican has Crassus take him on to help defeat the rebellion led by Spartacus.
- Christian Antidormi as Tiberius Licinius Crassus – the spoiled yet determined son of Marcus Crassus. While arrogant, he desires to prove himself to his father and wishes to see the glory of Rome and his house rise.
- Roy Snow as Rufus – a trusted military commander under Marcus Crassus.
- Aaron Jakubenko as Sabinus – a Roman soldier serving the House of Crassus and a close friend of Tiberius.
- Josh Randal as Mettius – a Roman soldier and the right-hand man of Tiberius.
- Shaughan Campbell as Mettius' Friend – a Roman soldier under the command of Marcus Licinius Crassus.
Army of PompeyEdit
- Joel Tobeck as Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus – a Roman Proconsul considered Rome's greatest warrior.
- Will Hall as Dour Soldier – a Roman soldier under the command of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus.
- Bryce Langston as Pompey's Messenger – a Roman soldier under the command of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus.
Army of CossiniusEdit
- John Wraight as Cossinius – a Praetor of Rome who is sent to quell the rebellion led by Spartacus.
- Jared Turner as Furius – the loyal, yet cowardly, military tribune of Cossinius.
- Adam Gardiner as Mummius – a Roman commander as well as a friend and ally of Julius Caesar.
Residents of SinuessaEdit
- Anna Hutchison as Laeta – a Roman noblewoman who possess both intelligence and compassion. She is the wife of Ennius in the city of Sinuessa en Valle.
- Cohen Holloway as Attius – a Roman blacksmith and friend of Gannicus whom the latter met while he wandered the Republic.
- Charlie Bleakley as Ulpianus – a Roman baker in the city of Sinuessa en Valle.
- Anita Crisinel as Ulpianus' Wife – the Roman wife of Ulpianus whose heavy with child,
- Pete Muller as Ennius – a Roman Aedile and merchant of Sinuessa en Valle. He is the husband of Laeta.
- Andrew Grainger as Laurus – a Roman politician and public speaker in the city of Sinuessa en Valle.
- Sam Snedden as Decimus – a Roman guard in the city of Sinuessa en Valle.
- Jordan Mooney as Cassius – a Roman resident of Sinuessa en Valle. Brother of Fabia.
- Sarah Hart as Fabia – a Roman resident of Sinuessa en Valle. Sister of Cassius.
- Sam Bukall as Sinuessa Guard – a Roman guard in the city of Sinuessa en Valle.
- Vince Colosimo as Heracleo – the Cilician leader of the a band of pirates.
- Blessing Mokgohloa as Castus – a charismatic Numidian pirate and the right-hand man of Heracleo.
- Antonio Poutoro as Tryphon – a shady and stoic Cilician pirate under Heracleo's command.
- Faisal Zakaria Diamond as Adherbal – a large and silent Numidian pirate under Heracleo's command.
- Siaosi Fonua as Cilician Pirate 1 – an obedient member of Heracleo's crew.
House of CrassusEdit
- Jenna Lind as Kore – the loyal Body Slave of Marcus Crassus.
- Harry Stanbridge as Publius – The youngest son of Marcus Crassus.
- Katherine Kennard as Tertulla – The prestigious wife of Macus Crassus.
- Richard Norton as Hilarus – a Champion-level gladiator purchased by Marcus Crassus to help him learn the gladiatorial skills he needs to face Spartacus.
- Colin Moy as Metellus – a Senator who wishes to see the rebellion by Spartacus brought to an end.
- Ayse Tezel as Canthara – a beautiful Egyptian slave to Julius Caesar.
- T-Ann Robson as Opelia – a young Roman slave to Julius Caesar.
- 1. Enemies of Rome
- 2. Wolves at the Gate
- 3. Men of Honor
- 4. Decimation
- 5. Blood Brothers
- 6. Spoils of War
- 7. Mors Indecepta
- 8. Separate Paths
- 9. The Dead and the Dying
- 10. Victory
- After Crassus ends Spartacus' revolt, over 6,000 surviving rebel slaves are crucified along the Appian Way.
- Other generals fighting against Spartacus' revolt were Lucius Gellius Publicola and Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus, however the war against the Consuls isn't portrayed in the series.
- War of the Damned combines events that occurred during the rebel's war with the Consuls and the war with Crassus.
- Historically, Crixus leaves Spartacus' group with a small amount of the rebels and is later killed by Publicola and Clodianus.
- Crixus had already been killed before the war with Crassus.
- Historically, Gannicus and Castus part ways with Spartacus during the war with Crassus. This, however, does not happen in the series.
- Spartacus was presumed to have died in battle, but his body was never recovered.
- This is the first and only season which doesn't showcase previous antagonists in the series.
- The ending credits differ in this season in that it features changes based upon characters in their introduction and removes those that are no longer involved.
- Spartacus was initially intended to return to fighting with a sword and shield combo as he did in Vengeance, but due to favour among fans and the lethality of the Dimachaeri style of fighting he almost solely fights as a dual-wielding combatant.