Inca Mythology

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ILLAPA

Inca Thunder God

Also known as Ilyapa, Ilyap'a, Iyapa, Apu Illapu, Katoylla

Picture of the Inca Thunder God Illapa from our Inca mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Inca Thunder God of pot shots

Fires a sling at a water pot carried by the Milky Way, who happens to be his sister. The cracking of crockery is what produces thunder and deluges.

In times of dire drought, simply tie up a black dog until it’s wilting with thirst. Illapa will take pity on the poor creature and send rain in abundance.

Illapa Facts and Figures

Name: Illapa
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ilyapa, Ilyap'a, Iyapa, Apu Illapu, Katoylla

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

In charge of: Thunder
Area of expertise: Thunder

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 199

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Article last updated on September 19, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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