The Giant Arctic Octopus, usually just referred to as the Giant Octopus, is one of the main antagonists of the 2009 American-British action-horror film Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus.
After experimental military sonar transmitters cause a pod of whales to break open a glacier, they accidentally release a preserved giant octopus into the ocean, where it battles a prehistoric Megalodon.
The Giant Arctic Octopus is a large brown octopus (closely resembling a Pacific giant octopus) measuring between 70 and 80 feet in length.
Powers and Abilities
The Giant Arctic Octopus possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Enormous size
The Giant Arctic Octopus is killed after Mega Shark bites off several of its tentacles, leaving it to bleed to death.
- The Giant Arctic Octopus is a reference to numerous ancient legends of octopus or squid-like sea monsters told by sailors.