Spelunky 2 - Golden Monkey

Spelunky 2 is a punishing game that hides some deep secrets — secrets that will only be unlocked via experimentation. The Golden Monkey seems to be one such secret. This lucrative critter poops gold nuggets and gems, so it’s definitely worth picking up if you have the opportunity.

This requires both an Idol and an alter in the same stage. Preferably, those two things would be close to each other. All you have to do is sacrifice the Idol on the alter and the Golden Monkey will appear.

It’s actually tricky to pull off, mostly because you have to encounter the perfect set of circumstances, and you must also rescue the Idol without getting crushed or stabbed or whatever by any traps.

Spelunky 2 - Golden Monkey

But when you do, and you get your first look at that adorable little defecating duder, that perfectly profitable pooping primate, you’ll know it was worth the effort.

Plus it fills in Entry 67 in your bestiary. So there’s that too. According to the flavor text in the bestiary:

He struck out on adventure but a sorceress used magic to transform him into an idol.

That seems to suggest that the Idol in the trap was actually a Golden Monkey who had been transformed, right?

Below I’ve posted a video of me acquiring the Golden Monkey in Spelunky 2. You’ll notice the setup for this couldn’t be any more perfect.

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