The **Monkey King** is a powerful figure in Chinese folklore who is said to have tremendous strength and magical powers. He is usually portrayed as a hybrid of a human and a monkey, and is believed to have been born from a stone.
He is said to possess superhuman martial arts skills, and the ability to shape shift. His powers are so impressive that he has been able to successfully challenge various deities and immortals. He is the main protagonist in the popular journey to the west story and has since become a popular figure in Chinese and other East Asian cultures, as well as becoming the subject of many films, video games and other forms of media.