Every Known Titan In The MonsterVerse After Godzilla vs Kong

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Summary

  • Godzilla is the undisputed alpha among the Titans in the Monsterverse, solidifying his position by defeating Kong in their final battle.
  • Kong, while not the alpha, becomes the king of the Hollow Earth, ruling in his ancestors’ land.
  • Many Titans in the Monsterverse, such as Rodan, the third MUTO, and Scylla, are still alive and could potentially return in future movies.

From Monarch: Legacy of Monsters to Godzilla vs Kong, the Monsterverse is loaded with Titans. Most of the monsters are currently in hibernation, but could always come back into play at some point in a future installment, such as Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. Or, they could appear in a project set earlier in the Monsterverse timeline – namely Monarch: Legacy of Monsters.

Godzilla and Kong’s movies have done much to flesh out the world of Legendary’s Monsterverse. Across multiple installments, it’s gradually built its library of creatures, combining monsters associated with Toho’s Godzilla movies and its own original creations. Thanks to the addition of Apple TV+’s Monarch: Legacy of Monsters show, the Monsterverse is developing an even larger lineup of Titans.

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Godzilla

Godzilla stands in front of neon-lit buildings in Godzilla vs. Kong

Godzilla became the King of the Monsters when he killed Ghidorah, but he wasn’t the undisputed alpha. At least one, Kong, didn’t regard him as the superior MonsterVerse Titan. However, Godzilla vs. Kong‘s ending secured Godzilla’s position by having Kong lose their final brawl. When they stared each other down after the battle with Mechagodzilla, Godzilla gave Kong a chance to challenge him again. However, in dropping the ax, Kong sent a clear message to his rival; Godzilla is the undisputed alpha amongst the Godzilla vs. Kong monsters.

Kong

Kong roaring in Godzilla's face as they roar back in Godzilla Vs Kong

The debate over who would be the alpha has ended, but that doesn’t mean Kong is about to become another one of Godzilla’s minions either. Rebecca Hall’s Dr. Andrews said there couldn’t be two alphas, but the MonsterVerse solved this problem by making the land of his ancestors his new home. So while Godzilla will continue to rule the surface, Kong is the king of the Hollow Earth.

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Rodan

Roden looks up at Godzilla in Godzilla King of the Monsters

Rodan and Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ original Titans were labeled as “defeated” in Godzilla vs. Kong’s intro, but they’re still very much alive in the MonsterVerse. As revealed by Godzilla: King of the Monsters credits, Rodan found a new volcano to roost in Fiji. According to the Godzilla vs. Kong novelization, he was paid a visit by the alpha two years after Godzilla: King of the Monsters, but what happened between them hasn’t been discussed. Regardless, Rodan is likely still asleep in his volcano and ready to rear his head if the Godzilla vs. Kong monsters eventually return.

The Third MUTO

Godzilla faces off against a third MUTO in Godzilla King of the Monsters

The repercussions of Ghidorah’s call revealed that the two MUTOs slain by Godzilla in the 2014 film weren’t the last of their kind. Apparently, there’s at least one more that’s still out there. Referred to as the Queen of the MUTOs by Godzilla: King of the Monsters director Michael Dougherty, the third member of their species now answers to Godzilla and could serve as an ally to him in future movies.

Methuselah

Mystery Mountain Titan Methuselah in Godzilla King of the Monsters

The rock-like Titan known as Methuselah slept in plain sight for centuries by becoming a “mountain” in Munich, Germany. It wasn’t until Ghidorah’s decision to wake up the Titans that the monster finally stirred and revealed his presence. Like Rodan and the others, Methuselah briefly followed Ghidorah’s orders before eventually switching his allegiance to the new alpha. As for where he is now, the Godzilla vs. Kong novelization mentioned he’s hibernating 100 miles away from the Amazon, but exactly where the MonsterVerse monster is laying isn’t said.

Scylla

Scylla stands over a destroyed city in Godzilla King of the Monsters

Rodan, Behemoth, Methuselah, and the third MUTO have seemingly stayed in line since Ghidorah’s fall, but one Titan, in particular, has been less obedient. The six-legged insect Titan Scylla, who joined the others in bowing down to Godzilla, rebelled against the alpha in the Godzilla vs. Kong prequel graphic novel, Godzilla: Dominion. Hungry for radiation, Scylla made trouble with the humans by going after a buried nuclear missile. When Godzilla stepped in, Scylla made a bold move by refusing to back down. After being swiftly beaten, Scylla fled the scene and smartly stayed out from joining Godzilla vs. Kong‘s Titan war.

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Behemoth

Behemoth is a new Titan in Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Behemoth, a mammoth Titan, was one of the Godzilla vs. Kong monsters that gathered around Godzilla during the finale of King of the Monsters. Following his acceptance of Godzilla, Behemoth settled in the Amazon rainforest. To the surprise of scientists, the radiation from his body fully restored the deforested regions of the area. This helped prove that Emma (Vera Farmiga) was right in Godzilla 2 when she said the MonsterVerse Titans were capable of saving the world.

Amhuluk

Amhuluk roraring in Godzilla Dominion

While living peacefully in the Amazon, Behemoth was suddenly attacked by Amhuluk, a strange creature with tree-like appendages and tentacles hanging from his body. Amhuluk, a Titan whose name was spotted on a monitor screen in Godzilla: King of the Monsters, was apparently intent on taking over the Amazon for himself in Godzilla: Dominion. Based on how the fight with Behemoth was going, it looked like Amhuluk was on his way to getting what he wanted, but fortunately for Behemoth’s sake, Godzilla was in the vicinity. Though clearly one of the more malevolent of the Monsterverse monsters, Amhuluk understood right away he wasn’t in Godzilla’s league and quickly surrendered.

Tiamat

Tiamat in Godzilla Dominion

Sometime after beating Amhuluk, Godzilla had to fight another Titan awakened by Ghidorah. Godzilla discovered that powerful sea serpent Tiamat, who shares her name with an ocean goddess from Babylonian mythology, had begun inhabiting one of his old lairs. In contrast to Amhuluk, Tiamat put up a good fight and proved to be a force to be reckoned with. She also displayed the capability to spit a potent, acidic spray that was strong enough to temporarily blind Godzilla. She gave it her all, but it wasn’t enough. The Monsterverse Titan took a beating from the alpha but submitted before her situation could worsen.

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Na Kika

Na Kika in Godzilla Dominion

It’s never been outright confirmed just how many Titans were awakened because of what happened in Godzilla: King of the Monsters, but it is known that the aforementioned Titans aren’t the only ones. Among the others is Na Kika, an octopus monster Godzilla rescued from a human terrorist organization in Dominion. After obtaining his freedom, Na Kika swam to safety. Later, he and the rest of the Titans that were still awake were called back into hibernation by the winning Godzilla vs. Kong monster.

Monarch: Legacy Of Monsters’ Mystery Insect Titan

Beetles in Monarch: Legacy of Monsters

Monarch: Legacy of Monsters episode 1 revealed that in the 1950s, Monarch’s Keiko, Lee Shaw, and Bill Randa traveled to Kazakhstan to investigate possible Titan activity. They found eggs containing large insects, meaning that they must be the offspring of some sort of bug Titan. Whatever this creature is, the show has yet to fully unveil it. There was also a tunnel leading deep underground near where its eggs were, which is a sign that it reached Kazakhstan through the Hollow Earth.

Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’ Dragon Titan

Winged monster in Monarch: Legacy of Monsters

Apparently, Godzilla was not the first Titan discovered by Monarch. In 1952 (two years before the military tried to kill him), the trio of characters from the show’s flashback storyline traveled to the Phillipines where they found the USS Lawton, a nuclear submarine mentioned to have been destroyed by a monster in Kong: Skull Island. Legacy of Monsters confirms the culprit was a flying, horned monster the characters have since labeled “a dragon.

King Of The Monsters’ Missing Titans

Six screens showing Titans hiding in Godzilla King of the Monsters

There were 11 Titans in Godzilla: King of the Monsters that were named but not seen. Thanks to Dominion, two of these creatures – Amhuluk and Tiamat – have since been officially introduced into the Monsterverse canon, but nine more are still missing. One, Mokele-Mbembe, was obscured by smoke on a Monarch monitor. Another monster, Leviathan, is supposedly responsible for the Loch Ness Monster sightings. As for the other Titans, it’s hard to say for sure what they are, but each of their names has mythological connections that could provide clues about their identities and appearances.

Titan

Monarch Outpost Location

Mokele-Mbembe

Sudan

Yamata no Orochi

Fuji, Japan

Typhon

Cambodia

Abaddon

Wyoming, United States

Bunyip

Ayers Rock, Australia

Sekhmet

Cairo, Egypt

Baphomet

Volubilus, Morocco

Quetzalcoatl

Machu Pichu, Peru

Leviathan

Loch Ness, Scotland

Titans That Are No Longer Alive After Godzilla vs. Kong

Ghidorah Mechagodzilla Godzilla vs kong

Several of the Monsterverse Titans haven’t survived their respective movies and are no longer in the picture at this point in the Monsterverse timeline. Aside from Kong himself, Kong: Skull Island featured two other Titans (the oversized Skullcrawler and the Mire Squid), but both lost their lives fighting the ape. As for Godzilla, he too rid the Earth of a pair of Titans, the male and female MUTOs, in his first Monsterverse outing. In Godzilla: King of the Monsters, two of the three Toho kaiju included in the action died in the final battle at Boston. Mothra gave up her life essence to give Godzilla a chance to win, while King Ghidorah was killed as a direct result of that sacrifice.

Titan

Movie/Show/Comic

How They Died

Male MUTO

Godzilla (2014)

Killed by Godzilla.

Female MUTO

Godzilla (2014)

Killed by Godzilla.

Mire Squid

Kong: Skull Island

Killed by Kong.

Skullcrawler Alpha

Kong: Skull Island

Killed by Kong.

Ghidorah

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Killed by Godzilla.

Mothra

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Died saving Godzilla from Ghidorah.

MUTO Prime

Godzilla: Awakening

Killed by Godzilla.

Camazotz

Kingdom Kong

Killed by Kong.

Mechagodzilla

Godzilla vs. Kong

Killed by Kong.

Shinomura

Godzilla: Aftershock

Killed by Godzilla.

Kraken

Skull Island

Killed by Kong.

What Happened To The Titans After Godzilla vs. Kong

King Kong roaring on a mountain in Godzilla vs kong

The future of the Monsterverse Titans is less clear after Godzilla vs. Kong, especially due to the franchise’s uncertain future. All indications point to Godzilla still being the dominant creature in the monster universe. This suggests that all of the other monsters missing from Godzilla vs. Kong could remain in hiding as long as Gojira is to be feared. It’s unclear how much control over them he has, which could mean other Monsterverse monsters might move to Hollow Earth, where Kong is now seemingly in charge. Audiences likely won’t get clarity on what happened to Godzilla vs. Kong‘s Titans until the entire franchise moves forward.

What Titans Will Appear In The Monsterverse Next?

A new giant ape in the teaser for Godzilla x Kong

The follow-up to Godzilla vs. Kong is titled Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, teasing the two Titans being on the same team for the whole movie. That means that they have to face off against some other Titan. However, it’s unlikely that the movie’s primary antagonist will be any of the previously mentioned Godzilla vs. Kong monsters, as a brand-new unnamed Titan has been teased. New footage revealed the unnamed Titan, which appears to be of the same race as King Kong, but he has glowing blue eyes, which also hints that he has Godzilla’s powers.

Godzilla is powered by blue atomic energy that can be found in the Hollow Earth temple, and it’s likely that this new ape Titan found his way into Hollow Earth and retrieved the power. A giant ape with the strength of King Kong and an atomic breath could make for the most exciting Titan yet, and it could be the catalyst for the Titan War, finally paying off what Godzilla: King of the Monsters teased in 2019. Godzilla vs. Kong director Adam Wingard also explained that he intends on delving into the pre-history of the Titans too, so any number of them could appear alongside the mystery ape.

  • Monarch Legacy of Monsters Poster

    Monarch: Legacy of Monsters

    Cast:
    Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, Anna Sawai, Kiersey Clemons, Ren Watabe, Mari Yamamoto, Anders Holm, Joe Tippett, Elisa Lasowski

    Genres:
    Action, Sci-Fi

    Rating:
    Not Yet Rated

    Seasons:
    1

    Writers:
    Chris Black, Matt Fraction

    Streaming Service(s):
    Apple TV+

    Franchise(s):
    Monsterverse, Godzilla, King Kong

    Directors:
    Matt Shakman

    Showrunner:
    Chris Black, Matt Fraction