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Lykomedes (Λυκομήδης) was on the side of the Argives in the Trojan War. No real significant background is given about him in the Iliad. He is listed among the younger leaders and was not a King but of second rank. He stands guard at nighttime in Book IX at the Greek wall. When Telamonian Ajax and Teucer had to leave their position on Hector's assault on the wall to deal with Sarpedon's division Aias ordered Lykomedes to help Ajax the lesser to help deal with Hector's press. He also continued in action when Hector and the Trojan forces broke through the Greek wall.