Monster Hunter World

[Theory] Gobuls could be the descendant of the Ancient Serpent.

maxresdefault 1024x576 - [Theory] Gobuls could be the descendant of the Ancient Serpent.
Loading...

Before I start this off I would like to say that this is all wild speculation. But I was browsing through some of the monster pages and lore on the wiki and found something interesting.

In the ecological niche for the Abyssal Lagiacrus it says ''The only known monsters that could potentially be a threat to this monster is an adult Gobul, Ceadeus, Goldbeard Ceadeus, Nakarkos, and Ancient Serpent.'' This got me interested because the only Gobul you ever fight in the game are young, or at the very least not adults. Adult Gobul move to the deep ocean where they will spend the rest of their years. The Ancient Serpent is said to be living in the deep sea as well, here's the information we got on it.

''The Ancient Serpent is a giant Piscine Wyvern that lived in ancient times. Though rarely seen, this species continues to thrive today. Unlike other Piscine Wyverns, this monster's legs and wings have degenerated overtime, only leaving small remnants of those parts behind. Though this monster is rare, it is requested by the Hunter's Guild to slay the Ancient Serpent on sight. This is due to it being quite destructive for settlements in the sea, leading to it being considered an Elder Dragon-Level Monster by the Guild.''

Загрузка...

This is what the Ancient Serpent supposedly looks like (bottom right): https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/monsterhunter/images/4/4f/MH_classifacation_list.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130528205636

What strikes me as odd is that the Ancient Serpent is still considered a Piscine Wyvern even though it has lost any semblance of being a Piscine Wyvern. In addition, Gobul is classified as a Leviathan. But at the same time they do share some similarities, the Ancient Serpent seems to be based on a Viperfish and the Gobul seems to be based on an Anglerfish/Lophius, however we don't know what an adult looks like. Both of those fish are still in the same class of Actinopterygii. Is there any chance that an adult Gobul is actually the Ancient Serpent, or at least the descendant of the Ancient Serpent?

Read:  My answer to 'Should I buy this game / Is this game worth buying?'


Original link

Loading...
© Post "[Theory] Gobuls could be the descendant of the Ancient Serpent." for game Monster Hunter World.


Top-10 Best Video Games of 2018 So Far

2018 has been a stellar year for video game fans, and there's still more to come. The list for the Best Games of So Far!

Top-10 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2019

With 2018 bringing such incredible titles to gaming, it's no wonder everyone's already looking forward to 2019's offerings. All the best new games slated for a 2019 release, fans all over the world want to dive into these anticipated games!

You Might Also Like