|Portrayed By||David Aston|
|Appearance||HTLJ "The Gauntlet"|
|Cause of Death||Sword Wound|
Cretus was a high-ranking officer in Xena's army. When Xena and Darphus had a falling out, Cretus sided with Darphus and was present when Xena was made to walk the Gauntlet. Later, when the army was attacking Parthus, Cretus was fighting with Spiros. Spiros recognized that Cretus was wearing a bracelet that had belonged to his wife. Knowing that Cretus had killed his wife, Spiros killed Cretus.