Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief puts players in the shoes of Percy Jackson, a young boy who has just discovered that his father is Poseidon, god of the sea. Unfortunately, this newfound knowledge puts him in imminent danger as he is immediately accused of stealing Zeus famed lightning bolt. Players in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief will then adventure across America in search of it while assembling their best fighting team to go head-to-head against ruthless enemies. Joining Percy are his friends Annabeth and Grover, and plenty more allies each with godly abilities and battle advantages. Planning which team member to take into battle is key to survival certain combinations of characters boost their effectiveness.