Cercetes was captain of a ship. When Hercules and Iolaus were travelling on his ship to Corinth, a storm forced them to land on a deserted island in the Charybdian Sea. The island was home to Arachne who sprayed Cercetes with her corrosive venom causing him great pain. Nebula killed Cercetes to save him a prolonged death.
- Cercetes was played by Hemi Rudolph.