Skar King

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Skar King
Skar King in Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire
Alternate names Scar King
Subtitle(s) Red-Haired Conqueror (赤毛の征服者,   Akage no Seifukusha)[1]
Species Simian Titan[2]
Allies Unidentified apes, Shimo
Enemies Godzilla, King Kong, Suko, humans
Written by Terry Rossio, Simon Barrett,
Jeremy Slater, Adam Wingard
Designed by Jared Krichevsky[3]
First appearance Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire
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Trapper: “What is that?
Ilene Andrews: “That's not Kong.
Trapper and Ilene Andrews observing giant red handprints (Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire)

Skar King (スカーキング,   Sukā Kingu) is a simian Titan[2] who will appear as one of the antagonists in the upcoming 2024 Legendary Pictures film Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, along with Shimo.[4]


Skar King's name was revealed through a post by the official Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Instagram account on November 29, 2023.[5]


Skar King's appearance somewhat resembles Kong's, but with proportions similar to a chimpanzee and red fur similar to that of an orangutan. He has a lanky build, with long arms and legs. Reddish fur covers the majority of his body except for his face and scalp. He possesses light blue eyes which glow, red war paint on his face, and a scar above his right eye. He wears the Whipslash, resembling an enormous vertebrae column, like a sash.



Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

To be added.



The Skar King possess a giant whip called the Whipslash,[6] which appears to be made from the bones of (an)other monster(s), and ends with a light blue, glowing crystal.


Main article: Skar King/Gallery.


Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire - The Official Movie Novelization

To be added.

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Flagicon Japan.png Japanese スカーキング
Sukā Kingu
Transcription of English name
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 刀疤王
Dāobā Wáng
Scar King


  • Skar King will be the first simian monster faced by King Kong in a live-action film.


This is a list of references for Skar King. 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. @GodzillaMovieJP (9 January 2023). "///




    . X.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Legendary Comics. "Godzilla x Kong: The Hunted". Kickstarter. Retrieved 9 February 2024.
  3. Krichevsky, Jared (3 December 2023). "My bois". X.
  4. Reul, Katie (2 December 2023). "Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire Director on Titanus Doug's Return, New 'Kong-Like' Villain". IGN.
  5. godzillaxkong (29 November 2023). "Bow to your new king. #SkarKing #GodzillaXKong". Instagram.
  6. Skar toy - 2.jpg


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