King Cobra

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King Cobra
King Cobra in Godzilla: The Series
Alternate names Cobra
Species Irradiated king cobra
Controlled by Leviathan Aliens
Allies Crustaceous Rex*, Cryptocledius*, Godzilla*, Giant Bat*, Giant Mutant Queen Bee*, Huge Mutant Rat*, El Gusano Gigante*, Cyber Godzilla*
Enemies Godzilla, Robo-Yeti, Crustaceous Rex, Skeetera, Giant Bat
Designed by Fil Barlow
First appearance Latest appearance
Godzilla: The Series
episode 15, "Competition"
Godzilla: The Series
episode 24, "S.C.A.L.E."
Roar(s)

King Cobra is a giant snake monster who first appears in episode 13 of Godzilla: The Series, "Monster Wars: Part 2;" however, continuity-wise, H.E.A.T. first encountered it in episode 15 of Godzilla: The Series, "Competition."

Design[edit | edit source]

King Cobra has a spiked frill and a long blue serpentine body with a red and tan underside. It has a row of smaller spikes running down its entire body. King Cobra has green eyes, a mouth full of sharp teeth, and a spiked tongue.

History[edit | edit source]

Godzilla: The Series[edit | edit source]

"Competition"[edit | edit source]

A mutated king cobra that somehow made its home in Japan, King Cobra attacked and captured several civilians trekking in the Japanese wilderness with its glue-like venom. Its danger caused the Japanese Self Defense Force to close off Mount Fuji to the public, but when H.E.A.T. came to investigate along with Godzilla, he was wrongfully blamed for the carnage and attacked by the JSDF's Robo-Yeti. As Godzilla fought the Robo-Yeti, King Cobra made its strike against the base camp. Godzilla and the Robo-Yeti came back in time, but the robotic ape was severely damaged and Godzilla blinded by its glue. With nothing to stop it, King Cobra moved on to new hunting grounds: Tokyo.

Spraying fleeing people with its glue, the creature was attacked by the Robo-Yeti once again. This time, however, the reptile crushed its cybernetic foe with its powerful coils. The fight was not done yet, however. Godzilla, still blinded, burst from the ground, using nothing but his sense of hearing to fight.

The fight was one-sided at first, but when Nick managed to free Godzilla of the glue thanks to a chemical concoction designed by Elsie Chapman, the atomic titan let loose all his might on the serpent, blasting him with his fearsome atomic ray. Soon, the King of the Monsters and the giant serpent crashed into Tokyo Bay. King Cobra, now unconscious and in Godzilla's jaws, was tossed to the side. It was presumed dead, but this assumption would prove incorrect.

"Monster Wars: Part 2"[edit | edit source]

King Cobra was summoned by the Leviathan Aliens to Site Omega and then put under their control. Upon discovering Godzilla on the island, King Cobra, the Giant Mutant Queen Bee, El Gusano Gigante, and the Huge Mutant Rat all prepared to battle him. The Leviathan Aliens halted the imminent conflict, and all the monsters were then sent into the world's major cities to cause destruction. King Cobra was sent to Paris.

"Monster Wars: Part 3"[edit | edit source]

King Cobra continued its rampage until H.E.A.T. deactivated the Leviathan Alien control beacon. At that point, it began to attack Leviathan Alien vessels until it was incapacitated by human forces. It was then taken to Isle del Diablo, to become a part of a Mutation Research Facility.

"S.C.A.L.E."[edit | edit source]

On Monster Island, the giant snake was imprisoned in his own habitat by force barriers. Living in peace for once, the creature was freed when the ecological terrorist group S.C.A.L.E. arrived to free the mutations. He, along with three other monsters, C-Rex, the Giant Bat, and Skeetera, entered a free-for-all brawl for the island. While Skeetera proved a challenge, C-Rex and King Cobra were once again imprisoned in their habitats by Monique.

"Future Shock"[edit | edit source]

In an alternate future, a group of genetically engineered creatures called D.R.A.G.M.A.s overran the world, forcing Major Hicks to unleash all of the mutations on Monster Island, which presumably included King Cobra, in a last-ditch effort to stop them. Unfortunately, all of the mutations, even Godzilla, were killed by the D.R.A.G.M.A.s. Thankfully, H.E.A.T. and Godzilla managed to prevent this future by destroying all of the immature D.R.A.G.M.A.s in the past before they could overrun the world.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Venomous globs[edit | edit source]

King Cobra can spit venomous globs that act like quick drying glue.

Physical abilities[edit | edit source]

King Cobra is capable of burrowing, constricting his body to exert extreme pressure on foes, and biting his enemies with his powerful jaws.

Weaknesses[edit | edit source]

Once Godzilla could see his opponent again, King Cobra took multiple blasts of Godzilla's atomic fire breath, driving it back, which gave Godzilla the opening to ram into the monster. After Godzilla rammed into King Cobra, causing both to crash into the water, Godzilla emerged with the unconscious King Cobra in his mouth.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Main article: King Cobra/Gallery.

In other languages[edit | edit source]

Language Name Meaning
Flagicon Japan.png Japanese 巨大キング・コブラ[1] Kyodai Kingu Kobura Giant King Cobra
Flagicon Russia.png Russian Королевская Кобра Korolevskaya Kobra Translation of English name


References[edit | edit source]

This is a list of references for King Cobra. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. Godzilla 1954-1999 Super Complete Works. Shogakukan. 1 January 2000. p. 65. ISBN 978-4091014702.

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