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Reproductive iology seems unique but somehow also familiar. It's still pretty cool how it is asexual but gives birth to a different sexually reproductive species
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I guess so. Would be nice if Godzilla has encountered Jinshin before and is legitimately frightened of and/or has a serious grudge against it for that reason
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Living Corpse wrote:Adam's killer.
I guess so. Would be nice if Godzilla has encountered Jinshin before and is legitimately frightened of and/or has a serious grudge against it for that reason
I think being an arch-nemesis to his species is enough. Personal arch-nemesis role is filled with King Ghidorah.
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The synopsis makes it seems like it has a personal history with Godzilla. With Aftershock seeming like it will have some focus on the ancient civilization that worshipped Godzilla, with the ruins we see of Godzilla’s lair being very Atlantis like, and then fact that Jinshin can produce very powerful earthquakes. I can see what history it has with Godzilla himself.
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Tyrant28 wrote:The synopsis makes it seems like it has a personal history with Godzilla. With Aftershock seeming like it will have some focus on the ancient civilization that worshipped Godzilla, with the ruins we see of Godzilla’s lair being very Atlantis like, and then fact that Jinshin can produce very powerful earthquakes. I can see what history it has with Godzilla himself.
Building on this, it seems like that Godzilla corpse we saw in 2014, with the MUTO egg within it, likely belonged to the Jinshin.

Which means (s)he took out numerous Gojis back in the day.
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Tyrant28 wrote:The synopsis makes it seems like it has a personal history with Godzilla. With Aftershock seeming like it will have some focus on the ancient civilization that worshipped Godzilla, with the ruins we see of Godzilla’s lair being very Atlantis like, and then fact that Jinshin can produce very powerful earthquakes. I can see what history it has with Godzilla himself.
Building on this, it seems like that Godzilla corpse we saw in 2014, with the MUTO egg within it, likely belonged to the Jinshin.

Which means (s)he took out numerous Gojis back in the day.
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Tyrant28 wrote:The synopsis makes it seems like it has a personal history with Godzilla. With Aftershock seeming like it will have some focus on the ancient civilization that worshipped Godzilla, with the ruins we see of Godzilla’s lair being very Atlantis like, and then fact that Jinshin can produce very powerful earthquakes. I can see what history it has with Godzilla himself.
Jinshin killed some of Godzilla's friends/family and then killed his pets, I guess
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There is an underwater battle between the two.
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Tyrant28 wrote:The synopsis makes it seems like it has a personal history with Godzilla. With Aftershock seeming like it will have some focus on the ancient civilization that worshipped Godzilla, with the ruins we see of Godzilla’s lair being very Atlantis like, and then fact that Jinshin can produce very powerful earthquakes. I can see what history it has with Godzilla himself.
Building on this, it seems like that Godzilla corpse we saw in 2014, with the MUTO egg within it, likely belonged to the Jinshin.

Which means (s)he took out numerous Gojis back in the day.
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Living Corpse wrote:
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Tyrant28 wrote:The synopsis makes it seems like it has a personal history with Godzilla. With Aftershock seeming like it will have some focus on the ancient civilization that worshipped Godzilla, with the ruins we see of Godzilla’s lair being very Atlantis like, and then fact that Jinshin can produce very powerful earthquakes. I can see what history it has with Godzilla himself.
Building on this, it seems like that Godzilla corpse we saw in 2014, with the MUTO egg within it, likely belonged to the Jinshin.

Which means (s)he took out numerous Gojis back in the day.
Rest in Peace Adam.
Is Adam the corpse? :lol: , I've seen u mention him a few times td
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_JNavs_ wrote:
Living Corpse wrote:
_JNavs_ wrote: Building on this, it seems like that Godzilla corpse we saw in 2014, with the MUTO egg within it, likely belonged to the Jinshin.

Which means (s)he took out numerous Gojis back in the day.
Rest in Peace Adam.
Is Adam the corpse? :lol: , I've seen u mention him a few times td
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I think it's a bit presumptuous to assume this creature killed many or any of Godzilla species. Mutos are more akin to Hyenas, in that they attack the weak, old and wounded. Where as Godzilla is like a male lion, who can chase away and easily kill multiple Mutos.

I often wonder, given what we've seen in Godzilla (2014) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters, if Godzilla may have been in a weakened state having just awoken from his long rest and not feasted on any energy or flesh while in pursuit of the Mutos. It didn't help that, if in a weakened/tired state, that Godzilla used further energy swimming half way around the globe to chase the Mutos.

I can even see the Mutos being prey for not only Godzilla's species, but also Rodan and other Alpha Titan species that existed.
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GreenScar1990 wrote:I think it's a bit presumptuous to assume this creature killed many or any of Godzilla species. Mutos are more akin to Hyenas, in that they attack the weak, old and wounded. Where as Godzilla is like a male lion, who can chase away and easily kill multiple Mutos.

I often wonder, given what we've seen in Godzilla (2014) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters, if Godzilla may have been in a weakened state having just awoken from his long rest and not feasted on any energy or flesh while in pursuit of the Mutos. It didn't help that, if in a weakened/tired state, that Godzilla used further energy swimming half way around the globe to chase the Mutos.
I think it's more that he's just past his prime and a really old specimen of his species. He only lasted this long due to hibernation and stuff.

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Anyone else not really digging this further development of Muto biology? The species life cycle was already convoluted with them starting as parasitic spores, hatching into a larval stage, pupating, then as adults they mate and lay eggs in nests rather than spores in a host which would make more sense.

Now it turns out that their entire species is the result of an asexual subspecies laying these spores which hatch into a whole different subspecies that now reproduce sexually henceforth. It just seems to complicate it further for no real reason.

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Gojira18 wrote:
GreenScar1990 wrote:I think it's a bit presumptuous to assume this creature killed many or any of Godzilla species. Mutos are more akin to Hyenas, in that they attack the weak, old and wounded. Where as Godzilla is like a male lion, who can chase away and easily kill multiple Mutos.

I often wonder, given what we've seen in Godzilla (2014) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters, if Godzilla may have been in a weakened state having just awoken from his long rest and not feasted on any energy or flesh while in pursuit of the Mutos. It didn't help that, if in a weakened/tired state, that Godzilla used further energy swimming half way around the globe to chase the Mutos.
I think it's more that he's just past his prime and a really old specimen of his species. He only lasted this long due to hibernation and stuff.
Possibly. But you can hardly tell that from what we've seen of Godzilla in KotM. He seems faster, stronger, more powerful and returned to his prime.

I did have a wild theory that the Godzilla we see in KotM is another speciem, one at the peak of power and in his prime. But that's 100% unlikely.

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GreenScar1990 wrote:
Gojira18 wrote:
GreenScar1990 wrote:I think it's a bit presumptuous to assume this creature killed many or any of Godzilla species. Mutos are more akin to Hyenas, in that they attack the weak, old and wounded. Where as Godzilla is like a male lion, who can chase away and easily kill multiple Mutos.

I often wonder, given what we've seen in Godzilla (2014) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters, if Godzilla may have been in a weakened state having just awoken from his long rest and not feasted on any energy or flesh while in pursuit of the Mutos. It didn't help that, if in a weakened/tired state, that Godzilla used further energy swimming half way around the globe to chase the Mutos.
I think it's more that he's just past his prime and a really old specimen of his species. He only lasted this long due to hibernation and stuff.
Possibly. But you can hardly tell that from what we've seen of Godzilla in KotM. He seems faster, stronger, more powerful and returned to his prime.

I did have a wild theory that the Godzilla we see in KotM is another speciem, one at the peak of power and in his prime. But that's 100% unlikely.
Maybe that's a temporary boost kind of like the mutant medicine in Logan that bolstered Logan's abilities

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Gojira18 wrote:
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Gojira18 wrote: I think it's more that he's just past his prime and a really old specimen of his species. He only lasted this long due to hibernation and stuff.
Possibly. But you can hardly tell that from what we've seen of Godzilla in KotM. He seems faster, stronger, more powerful and returned to his prime.

I did have a wild theory that the Godzilla we see in KotM is another speciem, one at the peak of power and in his prime. But that's 100% unlikely.
Maybe that's a temporary boost kind of like the mutant medicine in Logan that bolstered Logan's abilities
Not likely.

In the underwater scene, his eyes did not glow yet his dorsal spikes radiated as intensely as when he spewed his atomic fire towards the heavens later. I think my theory of Godzilla being in a tired/weakened state in the 2014 film could be true, regardless of Godzilla's age.

I mean, just because he's not in his prime doesn't mean Godzilla is incapable of achieving power levels as great as they were when he was in his prime.

Think of him as a fighter, or if you want to take a cue from nature a silverback gorilla out of his prime. He may no longer have his youth, but he still has the power to match and take down those who're in their prime.

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GreenScar1990 wrote:
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GreenScar1990 wrote:
Possibly. But you can hardly tell that from what we've seen of Godzilla in KotM. He seems faster, stronger, more powerful and returned to his prime.

I did have a wild theory that the Godzilla we see in KotM is another speciem, one at the peak of power and in his prime. But that's 100% unlikely.
Maybe that's a temporary boost kind of like the mutant medicine in Logan that bolstered Logan's abilities
Not likely.

In the underwater scene, his eyes did not glow yet his dorsal spikes radiated as intensely as when he spewed his atomic fire towards the heavens later. I think my theory of Godzilla being in a tired/weakened state in the 2014 film could be true, regardless of Godzilla's age.

I mean, just because he's not in his prime doesn't mean Godzilla is incapable of achieving power levels as great as they were when he was in his prime.

Think of him as a fighter, or if you want to take a cue from nature a silverback gorilla out of his prime. He may no longer have his youth, but he still has the power to match and take down those who're in their prime.
True, but age is still an overall detriment. As we've seen in 2014, he just seems tired and not as sharp as he once was.

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Gojira18 wrote:
GreenScar1990 wrote:
Gojira18 wrote: Maybe that's a temporary boost kind of like the mutant medicine in Logan that bolstered Logan's abilities
Not likely.

In the underwater scene, his eyes did not glow yet his dorsal spikes radiated as intensely as when he spewed his atomic fire towards the heavens later. I think my theory of Godzilla being in a tired/weakened state in the 2014 film could be true, regardless of Godzilla's age.

I mean, just because he's not in his prime doesn't mean Godzilla is incapable of achieving power levels as great as they were when he was in his prime.

Think of him as a fighter, or if you want to take a cue from nature a silverback gorilla out of his prime. He may no longer have his youth, but he still has the power to match and take down those who're in their prime.
True, but age is still an overall detriment. As we've seen in 2014, he just seems tired and not as sharp as he once was.
True. We'll see in KotM if that remains true. I should also point out his dorsal spikes didn't radiate as intensely nor was his atomic fire as intense in the 2014 film, so that may lend a lot of credibility to him being more weakened/tired than normal even for being out of his prime.

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GreenScar1990 wrote:
Gojira18 wrote:
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Not likely.

In the underwater scene, his eyes did not glow yet his dorsal spikes radiated as intensely as when he spewed his atomic fire towards the heavens later. I think my theory of Godzilla being in a tired/weakened state in the 2014 film could be true, regardless of Godzilla's age.

I mean, just because he's not in his prime doesn't mean Godzilla is incapable of achieving power levels as great as they were when he was in his prime.

Think of him as a fighter, or if you want to take a cue from nature a silverback gorilla out of his prime. He may no longer have his youth, but he still has the power to match and take down those who're in their prime.
True, but age is still an overall detriment. As we've seen in 2014, he just seems tired and not as sharp as he once was.
True. We'll see in KotM if that remains true. I should also point out his dorsal spikes didn't radiate as intensely nor was his atomic fire as intense in the 2014 film, so that may lend a lot of credibility to him being more weakened/tired than normal even for being out of his prime.
That's most likely from the MUTO's EMP weakening it

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GreenScar1990 wrote:
Gojira18 wrote:
GreenScar1990 wrote:I think it's a bit presumptuous to assume this creature killed many or any of Godzilla species. Mutos are more akin to Hyenas, in that they attack the weak, old and wounded. Where as Godzilla is like a male lion, who can chase away and easily kill multiple Mutos.

I often wonder, given what we've seen in Godzilla (2014) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters, if Godzilla may have been in a weakened state having just awoken from his long rest and not feasted on any energy or flesh while in pursuit of the Mutos. It didn't help that, if in a weakened/tired state, that Godzilla used further energy swimming half way around the globe to chase the Mutos.
I think it's more that he's just past his prime and a really old specimen of his species. He only lasted this long due to hibernation and stuff.
Possibly. But you can hardly tell that from what we've seen of Godzilla in KotM. He seems faster, stronger, more powerful and returned to his prime.

I did have a wild theory that the Godzilla we see in KotM is another speciem, one at the peak of power and in his prime. But that's 100% unlikely.
It's possible he fed off the nuke at the end of G2014 (and other underwater pockets of radiation).
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