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The Underworld obviously plays an extremely important role in [[Tomb Raider: Underworld]].
 
The Underworld obviously plays an extremely important role in [[Tomb Raider: Underworld]].
  
In Mayan culture this place is called [[Xibalba]], whilst in Norse mythology there are several different Underworlds, e.g. [[Helheim]] and [[Niflheim]] which are both featured in the game. Also, one version of the Hindu underworld, [[Bhogavati]], is used in Tomb Raider: Underworld. [[Jacqueline Natla]] tells [[Lara Croft|Lara]] that [[Avalon]] and Helheim are the same place.
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In Maya culture this place is called [[Xibalba]], whilst in Norse mythology there are several different Underworlds, e.g. [[Helheim]] and [[Niflheim]] which are both featured in the game. Also, one version of the Hindu underworld, [[Bhogavati]], is used in Tomb Raider: Underworld. [[Jacqueline Natla]] tells [[Lara Croft|Lara]] that [[Avalon]] and Helheim are the same place.
  
 
There are quite some hints present which assume that all the underworlds were once parts of [[Atlantis]]: In [[Tomb Raider: Anniversary]], [[Jacueline Natla]] tells Lara that [[the Great Pyramid]] is just one part of Atlantis, and she will find other parts to help her reach the [[Seventh Age]]. Another suggestion is that Natla knows the ritual that opens the gates to [[Helheim]] and she knows exactly what's inside.
 
There are quite some hints present which assume that all the underworlds were once parts of [[Atlantis]]: In [[Tomb Raider: Anniversary]], [[Jacueline Natla]] tells Lara that [[the Great Pyramid]] is just one part of Atlantis, and she will find other parts to help her reach the [[Seventh Age]]. Another suggestion is that Natla knows the ritual that opens the gates to [[Helheim]] and she knows exactly what's inside.
  
 
[[Category:Tomb Raider Underworld]].
 
[[Category:Tomb Raider Underworld]].

Latest revision as of 19:16, 3 April 2018

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Remark: This article describes the term Underworld in mythology. For information about the game, see Tomb Raider: Underworld.

The Underworld is a place in myths and legends of many different cultures where the souls of the dead go and the gods reside.

In Tomb Raider

The Underworld obviously plays an extremely important role in Tomb Raider: Underworld.

In Maya culture this place is called Xibalba, whilst in Norse mythology there are several different Underworlds, e.g. Helheim and Niflheim which are both featured in the game. Also, one version of the Hindu underworld, Bhogavati, is used in Tomb Raider: Underworld. Jacqueline Natla tells Lara that Avalon and Helheim are the same place.

There are quite some hints present which assume that all the underworlds were once parts of Atlantis: In Tomb Raider: Anniversary, Jacueline Natla tells Lara that the Great Pyramid is just one part of Atlantis, and she will find other parts to help her reach the Seventh Age. Another suggestion is that Natla knows the ritual that opens the gates to Helheim and she knows exactly what's inside..