The Godzilla: King of the Monsters credits offer plenty of teases of what's to come in the MonsterVerse. The credits for the Godzilla sequel include multiple newspaper clippings and online article headlines that reveal the aftermath of Godzilla's climactic battle with King Ghidorah and their impact on both the planet and humanity.
In the Godzilla: King of the Monsters ending, a wounded Godzilla gets a much-needed recharge from Mothra. After a fiery transformation, Burning Godzilla charges into battle with King Ghidorah and eviscerates the three-headed monster with his atomic pulses. Following Godzilla's victory over "The False King", Rodan and the other Titans gather around Godzilla in a circle and bow down to their new alpha. It's a moment that makes Godzilla the true King of the Monsters of the franchise.
After taking back his crown, Godzilla makes a triumphant roar. The movie ends without any scenes between the human characters that reveal what happens next. Instead, any lingering questions are answered in the credits, which explain what happened to the planet, what the Titans are doing now that Ghidorah is defeated, and more. Here's everything that was revealed in the Godzilla: King of the Monsters credits.
The Titans Return Home (And Find New Homes)
Thanks to King Ghidorah, Emma, and Jonah, the Titans are awake, but that doesn't mean they're going to continue roaming the Earth. With Ghidorah defeated, the Titans have retreated back to their natural habitats. However, not all have gone back to the same places, as one headline reveals that Rodan is now living in a volcano on an island near Fiji. There may also be other Titans who have found new locations to take refuge (perhaps Monster Island?). In any case, the Titans are no longer an immediate threat to humanity.
Monarch Goes Public
Monarch has decided to go public with what they know about the 17 Titans, releasing 60 years of highly classified files on Godzilla and the other giant monsters. As the once-secret organization is now operating with "full transparency" about work, public perception of Monarch may be significantly altered by the time they return in Godzilla vs. Kong.
Emma's Plan Worked
Many of the headlines provide further evidence that Emma and Jonah were right, that waking up the Titans would be beneficial for the planet. A rain forest is somehow blooming in the Sahara Desert, Titan waste is being used an energy source, sea levels are being stabilized in the Arctic, 14 species have been taken off the endangered list, and fish populations are being restored. These are just a few examples of how Titans and their radioactive energy is revitalizing the planet in a huge way.
Scylla Is A Monster From Greek Mythology
Scylla, a six-legged creature with a face that resembles a squid, is one of the Titans who accepts Godzilla as the new alpha at the end of the movie. A news article confirms that Scylla is a creature from Greek mythology that was mentioned in Homer's Odyssey. In ancient Greek texts, Scylla was a female monster with multiple legs and dog-like heads. She lived near the sea, and would attack any ship that drew close. Monarch has confirmed that the monster in the legends was inspired by the Titan. This means that Scylla is thousands of years old.
Godzilla Is Protecting Humans
Godzilla is doing his job as the new alpha by reining in his new minions. As the King of the Monsters, Godzilla is maintaining the natural order by keeping the Titans in line and stopping them from laying waste to cities around the world. It's the first time in which humans and Titans are coexisting.
Godzilla & King Ghidorah May Not Be The Only Ancient Rivalry
It's no secret that Godzilla and King Ghidorah fought prior to their showdown in Antarctica. Godzilla was responsible for putting Ghidorah in the ice in the first place. Their hatred for each other was an ancient rivalry between Titans, but people now believe that there are other rivalries that exist between the remaining monsters. This could be a reference to Godzilla and King Kong's species, or it could involve in-fighting between other Titans.
"New Titans" Are Coming To Skull Island?
One of the most eye-grabbing headlines is "New Titans Are Drawn To Skull Island", which suggests that Skull Island will be at the center of the action in Godzilla vs. Kong. Who these "New Titans" are is a mystery. It's not clear what's bringing the Titans to the island, but it being an entry point for Hollow Earth could have something to do with it. More Titan activity on Skull Island is indicated by "seismic disturbances".
Cave Paintings Show Godzilla Fighting Kong
Newly discovered cave paintings depict Godzilla going head to head with King Kong, which is the reason for the headline, "What is a King to a God?" Kong was only an adolescent in Kong: Skull Island, so a history between the two seems impossible, but Godzilla could have battled one of King Kong's ancestors long ago.
Monarch Will Explore Hollow Earth
After stumbling upon the underwater civilization, Monarch now plans to go back into the Hollow Earth and see what else they can find. Monarch's intention is to uncover the origin of the Titans. This plotline will be addressed later, since these details match up with the official plot synopsis of Godzilla vs. Kong.
Mothra May Have Laid An Egg
Scientists discovered a large insect egg during an "expedition deep into Mothra's territory". While it appears that the egg is another Mothra, there's still a possibility that the egg belongs to a different species. If not, the door is now open for Mothra to return to the MonsterVerse in a future installment.
Monarch Is Developing A Mechanized Giant
Hidden in the text of the article, "Monarch Boosts Forces Around Skull Island", is a vague yet interesting piece of information that would surely have raised eyebrows, if it wasn't so hard to spot. It's stated that Monarch is developing a "mechanized giant" on Skull Island that could be used as a "tool for war against other humans." The mechanized giant could be construed as a reference to Mechagodzilla. Apparently, Monarch has also worked on creating organic Titans in the past.
- Godzilla vs. Kong (2020) release date: Mar 13, 2020