Legend of the Golden Monkey

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Legend of the Golden Monkey Slot Machine

Yggdrasil are the creators behind the Legend of the Golden Monkey slot machine. It’s a slot game that focuses on the king of the monkeys, a brave notorious climbing monkey that resembles something from the Planet of the Apes.

The Golden Monkey has his tribe and he will do anything to protect his hidden treasures. Take a journey through the Far East in this mythical slot game where you could charm your way to winning a handsome amount of cash with rewards from the Golden Monkey himself.

One of the biggest features to this game is the fact that you can win from left to right and right to left, there’s sticky wilds, stacked wilds, countdown wilds, free spins, instant wins and incremental wilds.

Set your bets from as little as 0.25 a spin or a maximum of 125.00 a spin to win the non-progressive jackpot of 250x your stake.

Yggdrasil are relatively new to the online slot industry, but the releases they have produced this far have been superb. They offer a variety of online slot machine games with differing variance and themes – the Legend of the Golden Monkey is the first animal-themed slot title in their catalogue of games. Other titles on offer feature a safer genre, these include; Nirvana, Reef Run and Magic Mushrooms.

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The Legend of the Golden Monkey is a 5-reel, 25-payline video slot machine packed full of brilliant features. The design of the game has been made to look like the reels are set in an Oriental town with its pillars of golden carp and ancient patterns to support the reels.

Each reel is separated by golden poled and you will find your betting options displayed to the control panel to the lower screen, along with the paytable and autoplay feature.

Symbols that make up this slot game are in-keeping with the theme – you’ll find; an ancient golden pot, silver pot with silver coins, purple scroll, amber shield, pink potion bottle, snake headdress, ruby heart, green club, blue diamond and purple spades. Other symbols are Golden Monkey wild and a treasure chest.

Maximum Winnings

There is a maximum non-progressive jackpot of 250x your stake, awarded to those who can spin in 5 of a kind of the ancient golden pot symbols. Second highest paying symbol is the silver pot of silver coins, this awards 200x, while the purple scroll offers a reasonable 150x multiplier.

Special Symbols

There are certain symbols that will trigger special features whilst playing the Legend of the Golden Monkey slot. These are:

  • Sticky Wilds: if you manage to win whilst there is a wild Golden Monkey on your payline, the wild will stay in position for your next spin. This wild will continue to remain in place for as long as you are winning with it.
  • Countdown Wilds: special countdown wilds can appear on the 3rd reel and it will show you a number. This will remain in place for the amount of spin that is displaying on the symbol.
  • Golden Monkey feature: the Golden Monkey can make an appearance at any stage and transform a symbol on your reel into another – in the hope of forming a winning combination.
  • Treasure Chest: this symbol appears on the 5th reel and the feature can come into play during free spins or during the base game. During the base game if the chest appears on your screen, you will be able to win up to 1,000 coins or trigger free spins. During the free spins, you can also win up to 1,000 coins or be awarded an additional 2 free spins.
  • Free Spins: you will be able to trigger free spins by triggering at least three of the golden and purple free spin symbols on your reels. Four symbols award free spins and 1,000 coins whilst five symbols awards free spins and 5,000 coins. During the free spins mode you will have to make your choice from three different amounts of spins and wilds, these are; Incremental Wilds where there are 6 free spins with a permanent sticky wild on the 2nd or 4th reel. The monkey will continue to add to these reels until the whole of reels 2 and 4 are filled with wilds. Stacked Wilds offers 8 free spins offers sticky wilds on reels 2 and 4 with the addition of a triple stacked wild on the 3rd reel. The stacked wild is not guaranteed to make an appearance. Starting Wild offers 10 free spins with a permanent sticky wild to the centre of your reel. If wilds make an appearance on reels 2 and 4, they will remain sticky.


The Legend of the Golden Monkey is a slot machine that focuses heavily on free spins. Being a medium variance slot machine, we found there were plenty of wins that would fall during the base game to keep us playing longer. The return to layer (RTP) percentage for this online slot is 96.00%.

The combination of wilds offered can boost your balance, especially when they remain sticky with a triple stacked wild in place too.