Stone Mountain Titan mentioned in Godzilla King of Monsters is Tiamat. Tiamat is just one of many titans confirmed to be present in the legendary MonsterVerse but never seen. Godzilla The King of the Monsters never discovers what Tiamat actually is in MonsterVerse, but as is the case with the film’s other missing Titans, the creature’s mythological connection may hint at its true nature.
Godzilla King of the Monsters dramatically expands on the number of Titans in MonsterVerse by confirming the existence of at least 17 giant monsters, five of which are going to Godzilla, the alien invader Kings Ghidorah, Rodan, Mothra, and Kang. The rest are originals from Monsterverse. Four of them — Scylla, Behemoth, Methuselah, and a third M.U.T.O — appear in the flesh during the events of the film and are on hand after the victory of Godzilla’s “False King,” Ghidorah. All other titans are kept hidden, but a monitor screen on one of Santa’s bases reveals their names and locations.
One Titan, in particular, is directly referenced after King Ghidorah’s phone when it is said that Titan has survived safely in Stone Mountain. Stone Mountain, Georgia, is the location of Monarch Outpost 53, according to Monarch’s map, where Tiamat was monitored. So who is this Tiamat? In popular culture, Tiamat is typically depicted as a multi-headed, fire-breathing dragon, thanks to dungeons and dragons, but this is not always the way Tiamat has been seen. Tiamat has its origins in Akkadian mythology.
In ancient Babylon, Tiamat was considered as the goddess of the ocean and is given a common debt to create the earth. Tiamat was sometimes thought of as humanoid in appearance but has also been described as a sea serpent or female dragon. However, this description is disputed by some historians, and it is difficult to say how the ancient people saw Tiamat of Babylon, or when he began to associate with dragons.
What the myths say about the MonsterVerse character maybe that Titan is actually yet another dragon, which MonsterVerse may already have in abundance. King Ghidorah is dead, but other possible dragons in the mythological cinematic universe include the Amhuluk, the Leviathan from the Bible, and the Typhoon from Greek mythology. And like Amhuluk and Leviathan, Tiamat is associated with water. It is possible that before he decided to hibernate under Stone Mountain in Georgia, he freely roamed the world’s oceans, and now due to Ghidorah’s call, he is loose again. Far back in her natural habitat, Tiamat is free to make an official appearance in MonsterVerse in Godzilla vs. Kong.
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