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Monster of the Week #10: You recognised Quetzalcóatl

This fall, challenge yourself with our game ‘Monster of the Week', on our King of Tokyo Facebook page. On each Saturday, we will publish a close-up of a monster from KOT-verse, and you will have to identify the monster, and from which King of - King of Tokyo, King of New York, King of Tokyo - Dark Edition, Power Up, Monster Packs, Promo Monsters...!

Wait, what? You didn't know there was a King of Tokyo Facebook page? Well there you go: here it is!

This Saturday, we published our tenth close-up, and of course, you recognized Quetzalcóatl, one of the national monsters! 

 

 Quetzalcóatl, the Mexican National Monster

 

Who is Quetzalcóatl

Lives in: Mexico
Particularity: He was born from Mexican folklore
Appears in: National Monster

According to the website Mythopedia, "Quetzalcoatl (pronounced Ket-zal-ko’-wat) was the Aztec version of the Feathered Serpent god that permeated Mesoamerican mythologies. [...] Quetzalcoatl’s name, which means “Feathered Serpent,” was derived from the Nahuatl words for the quetzal bird and “coatl,” meaning serpent." 

The legend says it is supposed to have played an important role in the creation of the universe! Suffice to say you shouldn't mess with him! 

King of Tokyo - Mexican monster setup

What are National Monsters?

Following the request of some of our international partners, we created promotional monsters for their country: the national monsters!

Each and every one of them has been created in partnership with them, and are inspired from culture and legends, in order to distribute them in the local stores that sell King of Tokyo! They are very difficult to find, unless you know people there…

Some of the National Monsters

Here are some of the National Promo Monsters! Will you find the country from which they come?

King of Tokyo - Helmut - German National Monster

 

King of Tokyo - Australian monster setup

King of Tokyo - Fenrir - Scandinavian National Monster

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Publié le 20 October 2020

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