According to Greek Mythology, Chimera a mythical creatures with the tail of a snake, the body of a lion, and the head of a goat.
God of War: Ascension
A Chimera appears in God of War Ascension. This version has roughly the same appearance in God of War III, but it has more of a blue-ish tint to it's skin, indicating that it can generate ice instead of fire. It also fights roughly the same as the Chimeras in God of War III.
God of War III
The first pattern is when the Chimera uses it's snake tail as a whip. It's tail can also spray a paralyzing vemon. When the Chimera is knocked out, Kratos grabs the tail, and cuts it off, killing the Snake.
The second fighting pattern is when the Chimera stands on it's two hind legs. When it stands on it hind legs, the lion head will processed to breathe fire and swiping Kratos with it's claws. When the Chimera gets knocked out, Kratos grabs the Chimera a stabs the lion head repeatedly until the lion head is dead.
The third pattern is when the Chimera will use the goat's horns to ram into Kratos, and even breathes a massive wave of fire across the ground. When the Chimera gets knocked out, Kratos finishes the Chimera off by impaling its head with one of its own horns.
Kratos encounters Chimeras in multple areas such as Olympia, and a pair of Chimeras at the Gates of Tisiphone.
God Of War II
Creatures in God of War