Tiger Turtle Dragon Phoenix
Are you ready for another Asian-themed slot that includes not one but four creatures that are deeply rooted in Chinese mythology? Then the Tiger Turtle Dragon Phoenix slot from industry giant Playtech might be up your ally. An exciting game awaits with 243 ways, unlimited free spins and a bonus game where you can win fixed jackpots of up to 4,000x your stake.
For mythology fans, the four creatures on this slot are attributed each to one direction on a compass – the White Tiger of the West, the Black Turtle of the North, the Azure Dragon of the East, and the Vermilion Bird or Phoenix of the South – representing as well the four seasons in a year.
Tiger Turtle Dragon Phoenix is a video slot with five reels, three rows and 243 ways to win. Play the slot on desktop or mobile from 0.20 credits up to a high-roller friendly 500 credits. The RTP of his medium variance game is set at 96.94%. Autoplay and Turbospin will allow you to customize your slotting experience.
Playtech went to great length to produce a high-quality game with sharp graphics and crisp animations. Dark green together with two dragons dominate the background to an ornamented game window in bold colours. Naturally, the four mythical creatures feature prominently on the reels while a suspenseful soundtrack immerses you even deeper into the mythological world of the Chinese constellations.
Keeping with the Asian theme, the low-paying symbols from 9 to A are in Chinese writing style, while on the high end you will find the four mystical creatures – the turtle, the phoenix, the white tiger and the dragon in ascending order. An artistic tile in dark red with Chinese characters is the wild symbol on the Tiger Turtle Dragon Phoenix slot. Pays for a single five of a kind range from 0.4 to 5 times your stake, putting the maximum win potential in a single spin in the base game at 1,215x your bet. The scatter symbol is a green tile with a golden artefact showing the four directions on a compass. It has a dual function as scatter to trigger the free spins and as an additional wild.
The Wild Symbols
Wild symbols play a central role on Tiger Turtle Dragon Phoenix. There are a total of four different symbols. starting with the standard wild can appear stacked in the base game on reel three only. In the free spins, it can appear also on reels two and four. It substitutes for all symbols except the scatter and special wild symbols.
During the free spins, an x2 or an x3 wild can appear on reel three. They will multiply the win when they are part of a winning combination. More than one multiplier wild appearing on a free spin are not added or multiplied by each other.
The scatter is the fourth wild symbol on the Tiger Turtle Dragon Phoenix slot, appearing on the three centre reels only and substituting for all symbols excluding the standard or multiplier wilds.
The Tiger Turtle Dragon Phoenix Free Spins Feature
While the maximum win in a single spin in the base game on the Tiger Turtle Dragon Phoenix online slot peaks at 1,215x your stake, it can be doubled or tripled in the free spins round. Scatters on reel two, three and four in one spin will trigger eight free spins, which can be indefinitely retriggered.
During the free spins, two special wilds are in play on reel three. Any landing on a free spin will be marked either by an x2 or an x3 multiplier, increasing the potential to hit big wins. Much needed as otherwise there would be no difference to the base game.
The Jackpot Bonus Game
The big money on this slot is in the Jackpot bonus game, where the win of one of four fixed jackpots is guaranteed. Triggered by hitting a gold-ornamented symbol on reel one and five in one spin, it will present you with 12 sacred scrolls. Pick one at a time until you uncover three matching jackpot symbols – Mini, Mino, Major and Grand will pay 25x, 50x, 300x and 4,000x your total bet.
Are we impressed by this mythological offering from Playtech? Not really, which doesn’t mean the slot is bad but we do not think it is great either. Solid gameplay but nothing overly exciting.