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Tarantus in The Movie Monster Game Instruction Manual
Relations Unnamed son
First appearance The Movie Monster Game

Tarantus is a tarantula kaiju created by Epyx that first appeared in the 1986 video game, The Movie Monster Game.

Name[edit | edit source]

Tarantus' name comes from "tarantula."

History[edit | edit source]

Tarantus was born from the fallout of the Chernobyl Disaster. In the Rescue scenario, scientists surveying the area steal his egg sac.One of the eggs hatch, and the baby cries, alerting Tarantus of his position.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Web[edit | edit source]

Tarantus can shoot webs that retract and capture anything they contact.

Hypnotizing scream[edit | edit source]

Tarantus has a hypnotizing scream.

Video games[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Tarantus was inspired by the giant Tarantula from the 1955 film of the same name.


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