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    The Medusa of myth vs Godzilla from the most recent movie.

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    IIRC you actually have to see Medusa's face to turn into stone.

    Godzilla could just blast his atomic breath in Medusa's general direction without really looking at her and incinerate her that way.

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    In classical mythology, her disembodied head turned Atlas, a freaking titan holding up the heavens on his shoulders, into stone. So yeah, that, combined with Godzilla's lack of transmutation resistance, means that the head would work just fine on big G. Whether what would work in a fight depends on many other factors.
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    If he saw it, he would die.

    Unless its IDW comic Godzilla. He would probably become more powerful and transform into a living volcano or some such.
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    Quote Originally Posted by big_adventure View Post
    In classical mythology, her disembodied head turned Atlas, a freaking titan holding up the heavens on his shoulders, into stone. So yeah, that, combined with Godzilla's lack of transmutation resistance, means that the head would work just fine on big G. Whether what would work in a fight depends on many other factors.
    Yeah, but Perseus had to get REAL close to his face for it to work. I don't think Medusa is going to get close enough before Godzilla blasts everything in her general direction or just steps on her since she's human-sized.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Arbiter View Post
    If he saw it, he would die.

    Unless its IDW comic Godzilla. He would probably become more powerful and transform into a living volcano or some such.
    He'd actually turn to stone, but his anger would transform him into Stonezilla.
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    One of Two Results:

    1. Godzilla either steps on her or fries her to a crisp because he never noticed Medusa.

    2. If Godzilla saw Medusa then he's a very big statue

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Dog View Post
    Yeah, but Perseus had to get REAL close to his face for it to work. I don't think Medusa is going to get close enough before Godzilla blasts everything in her general direction or just steps on her since she's human-sized.
    Not untrue, but it was also her DISEMBODIED head. Her blood created the poisonous snakes in Africa. Her tears, maybe, created the coral reefs in the seas. She's pretty hardcore, natural-disaster level, really.
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    Quote Originally Posted by big_adventure View Post
    Not untrue, but it was also her DISEMBODIED head. Her blood created the poisonous snakes in Africa. Her tears, maybe, created the coral reefs in the seas. She's pretty hardcore, natural-disaster level, really.
    Did the stone gaze have any contradictory feats showing that she could stone gaze from afar when she wasn't just a head? Going off of memory I can't think of any instance where she "shot" her gaze at someone far from her.

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    Could we rig up a giant hologram of medusa so that Godzilla sees the hologram, thus seeing her and then getting turned to stone?

    Or a giant TV monitor?
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    Looking at Medusa's face in a mirror doesn't do anything, so I doubt that a hologram or TV would have the effect, either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fallman View Post
    Looking at Medusa's face in a mirror doesn't do anything, so I doubt that a hologram or TV would have the effect, either.
    This: it's specifically how Perseus beat her. Athena gave him a mirror polished shield so he watched through that and cut her head off with a magic sword.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Godzilla2099 View Post
    One of Two Results:

    1. Godzilla either steps on her or fries her to a crisp because he never noticed Medusa.

    2. If Godzilla saw Medusa then he's a very big statue
    This makes sense to me, and since Godzilla tends to not notice individual human-sized creatures, he will probably step on her or crisp her by accident.

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    Medusa from Clash of the Titans might put up more of a challenge. I recall her stone gaze having decidedly looser range requirements.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shellhead View Post
    This makes sense to me, and since Godzilla tends to not notice individual human-sized creatures, he will probably step on her or crisp her by accident.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R-rbzcEM8A
    Depends on the movie. He has noticed humans at times and specifically fried some. Remember that executive who was on the island with him in WWII? G looked in the window, looked the executive in eye and fried him. Now if that was Medusa, G would be stoned.

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