Horkus Porkus

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Sprite of Horkus Porkus in Wario: Master of Disguise

Horkus Porkus (also known as Phil) is an enemy in the Smithsnorian Museum in Wario: Master of Disguise. He is the statue of a God who can look straight into the heart of all men. Due to a tragic spelling error, most people call him "Phil" as said in the game. To defeat this statue, Wario must jump on him various times. 3 of these statues appear in the game.

His design is that of a man with a bird's head, which is very reminicent of the way in which Horus the falcon-headed god is depicted in ancient Egyptian mythology, as is the overall statue motif. Horkus Porkus' name comes from the phrase "Hocus Pocus", which refers to magic.

In-game description[edit]

The statue of a god who can look straight into the hearts of all men. Due to a tragic spelling error, most people call him "Phil".

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ホルス・タイン
Horusu Tain
Pun of「ホルス」(Horusu, Horus), an Egyptian god, and possibly「ホルスタイン」(Horusutain, Holstein), a breed of dairy cattle from northern Holland
Italian Horkus Porkus -