King Cobra is one of the most dangerous of vipers. Such snakes are is most fearsome and deadly. Some beings are impervious to the cobra's venom, and creatures much larger than the human can withstand the effects of the poison longer. They tend to make their diet of small critters and vermin.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

The cobra on the island in the Swamp was a king cobra, but is usually known as the cobra. In KQ4 Hintbook, it was known as the 'Cobra'.

The cobra appeared in an artwork from one of he early Sierra magazines[2] which was part of an anagram sweepstakes answer. "What is guarding magic fruit in King's Quest IV?"[3]


  1. KQC3E, 167
  2. Sierra Newsletter, Winter 1988, pg 25
  3. Sierra Newsletter, Spring 1989, pg26

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