Ogún is the patron of all those who work with metal, mechanics, engineers, policemen, soldiers, surgeons. He knows the secrets of the natural world and can perform powerful witchcraft when the situation calls for it. He has a violent, brusque nature, but he also has a more peaceful side. He's good at farming, raising animals and hunting. Ogún is also the owners of keys and locks, jails, and chains, and he's the foundation on which everything is built. He oversees construction and labor, and is the master of the technology required for human progress and evolution in the material world.