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Monster of the Week #1: You recognised Cthulhu!

This summer, challenge yourself with our game 'Summer of Monsters', on our King of Tokyo facebook page. On each Saturday, we will publish a close-up of a monster from KOT-verse, and you will have to identify the monster, and from which King of - King of Tokyo, King of New York, King of Tokyo - Dark Edition, Power Up, Monster Packs, Monstres's taken!

Wait, what? You didn't know there was a King of Tokyo facebook page? Well there you go: here it is!


This saturday, we published the first close-up, but you all are connoisseurs, and you immediately recognized Cthulhu, from the Monster Pack #01. 


'What is Cthulhu?'



Lives in: R’lyeh
Favourite dish: Brochette de cultistes
Particularity: Sleeps a lot
Appears in: Monster Pack #01 - 2017

As always, monsters were fighting tirelessly for the Crown, in New York and Tokyo! Alienoid hit Space Penguin right in the stomach. The latter fell on the floor in a deafening crash. Then, silence. Each and every one stopped dead, as if they were sensing that this loud crash had been the straw that broke the camel’s back. They did not have time to move, for a giant wave burst through the buildings and crashed on them.

It had awoken.

‘Iä! Iä! Cthulhu fhtagn!’

Beware Cthulhu’s wrath, for he has been disturbed, and he is coming with vengeance on his mind!

That is not dead which can eternal lie. And with strange aeons even death may die.

So hold on to your tentacles, here we go!


Monster Pack - Cthulhu

“Dessert is served, and those cultists are monstrously delicious!”

With each Monster Packs, comes a new game mechanic, compatible with all King of – games, new strategies, each one more vicious than the one before! Here, R’lyeh’s resident came with his cultists which will be eaten by any kind of furry beast at their will to regain life, energy or an additional throw. Feeling down? One bite o’ cultist and bam! Here we go again. In New York City, it will be possible to smash down the temples of Chtulhu to spread panic in the Big Apple. That’s what it’s like to host a dreamer in the City that never Sleeps!

Expansion of the realm of madness

If you play with the Power Up extension, Chtulhu will evolve in many interesting ways. A chance to get a unique monster, that will be unlike any other. The evolutions enable you to spread panic amongst the monsters, mess around, have them to mistake dream for reality… all of this will lead to lost hearts of course! You could very well win the game by staying put in R’lyeh but casually earning victory points, and even survive death itself!


This Chtulhu Monster Pack is perfect to discover how tactically rich the Monster Packs are, with their evolutions that make it possible to personalise your monsters, and the new game mechanics  that always add a tad more of fun to the gameplay!

Publié le 4 August 2020

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