Tiamat of Malefic Tyranny


Tiamat lavishes her affection upon her divine offspring and their descendants, regardless of their morality. She shows no mercy to all who threaten their well-being, be they close ally or archenemy. Like a proud mother, she ferociously protects her children by granting them the power of untold destruction.


Released on July 31, 2014 in the Chains of Vengeance 5 Card Pack

Name originEdit

In Babylonian mythology, Tiamat is a chaos monster, a primordial goddess of the ocean, mating with Abzû (the god of fresh water) to produce younger gods. It is suggested that there are two parts to the Tiamat mythos, the first in which Tiamat is 'creatrix', through a "Sacred marriage" between salt and fresh water, peacefully creating the cosmos through successive generations. In the second "Chaoskampf" Tiamat is considered the monstrous embodiment of primordial chaos. Although there are no early precedents for it, some sources identify her with images of a sea serpent or dragon. In the Enûma Elish, the Babylonian epic of creation, she gives birth to the first generation of deities; she later makes war upon them and is killed by the storm-god Marduk. The heavens and the earth are formed from her divided body.

Additional InfoEdit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.