Aztec Mythology

The bloodthirsty Gods of Ancient Mexico

MIXCOATL

Aztec Hunting God

Picture of the Aztec Hunting God Mixcoatl from our Aztec mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

God of Hunting and War

He made the first fire with a clever bit of cosmic engineering which no-one else has ever managed to duplicate.

He’s the Pole Star son of Cihuacoatl, and dad of Quetzalcoatl and Huitzilopochtli. When the mood takes him he transforms into Tezcatlipoca.

Mixcoatl Facts and Figures

Name: Mixcoatl
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Hunting
Area of expertise: Hunting

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1083

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Article last revised on August 10, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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