Krystalak

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Krystalak™ copyright icon Pipeworks.pngSlash.pngToho Company, Limited Monster
Krystalak in Godzilla: Unleashed
Krystalak
Alternate names Kurisutaraku
Species Crystal Organism
Height 76 meters
Length 150 meters[citation needed]
Weight 41,000 tons[citation needed]
Relations SpaceGodzilla (Creator)
Obsidius ('Brother')
First appearance Godzilla: Unleashed
Roar(s)

Krystalak (クリスタラク,   Kurisutaraku) is a crystalline kaiju created by Atari, Pipeworks and Toho that first appeared in the Wii version of the 2007 Godzilla video game, Godzilla: Unleashed.

Name

Krystalak's name comes from the word crystal, and may be derived from the Czech krystalizovat, which means to crystallize.

Design

Although Krystalak's posture is reminiscent of a cat, his overall appearance is of a reptile, and is most likely based on a primitive therapsid (mammal-like reptile). He also has a purple crystals acting as hair in his chin, which makes it look like a beard, his head, and his back, as well as having them as claws, on his underside and belly, and on the tip of his tail, having white skin wherever the crystals are not present.

Abilities

Krystalak is born from the crystals that crashed onto Earth, therefore producing crystal based powers. He can fire crystal shards from his tail, has incredible agility, and attacks with incredible ferocity. He fires a powerful Prism Beam from his mouth, but his most devastating attack is the ability to overload his heart and cause a huge shock-wave that blasts everything around him ("Crystal Overload"), dealing incredible damage.

Video Games

Godzilla: Unleashed

"Krystalak is a semi-sentient crystal organism, spawned by the same meteor shower that threatens to rip the earth apart. Born from the crystals, Krystalak seeks to bring all of their energies together to make himself into the ultimate monster. Like the crystals that spawned him, Krystalak is quite resistant to most forms of energy weapons, forcing opponents to fight him tooth and claw. Krystalak can expel crystal shards in a solid stream, bludgeoning foes from a distance. Krystalak can also overload his crystal heart - sacrificing his own physical integrity to damage everything nearby. With no ties to any existing alien or terrestrial powers, Krystalak seeks power at any cost."

Gallery

Roars

Krystalak's roars

Trivia

  • Krystalak was not voted into Godzilla: Unleashed like Obsidius was.
  • Both Krystalak and Obsidius' roars are performed by an uncredited Frank Welker.
  • Krystalak is one of the few monsters to sport a beard, though it is made of crystals and not actual hair.
  • The beginning of Krystalak's theme in Wii's Godzilla: Unleashed starts with a crystal sound.

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Gorosaurus Fan

17 days ago
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I would love a movie where Spacegodzilla returns and has Krystalak as backup
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Desghidorah

4 months ago
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It would be cool if Krystalak was in a Godzilla movie
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Chainsaw Gigan

12 months ago
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well he's the first Kaiju to have a somewhat beard, thus Godzilla Earth is the second Kaiju to have a somewhat beard too.
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Astounding Beyond Belief

12 months ago
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This is blatant Geronimon erasure.
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Green Blob Thing

20 months ago
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Toho clearly must have liked this guy because they actually gave him a copyright icon. I'd love to see him come back one day, either in a game or in a movie. If that actually did miraculously happen, it'd most likely just be a small cameo. Unlike Obsidius, a generic lava monster, this guy wouldn't look out of place among all of the other Godzilla monsters. I could easily see him appearing in the anime trilogy, though that's just wishful thinking and will almost definitely not happen.
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Monintoho

18 months ago
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I think it would be nice for him to come back for another Godzilla game.