Shadow of the Panther Slot Review
Shadow of the Panther is a slot machine that comes from the IGT / High 5 Games company. This online slot machine is an adventure-themed game that takes one deep inside a jungle themed forest.
When playing the player will meet an adventurous man more like the Tarzan character from the famous Tarzan TV production.
Wandering through the deep thick forest, the player will be able to meet all sorts of wild animals as well as ancient statue symbols on the reels.
The Shadow of the Panther has 5 reels with 30 paylines and can be played at land casinos and at select online sites.
NB: This review was written from playing the online version of Shadow of the Panther, the version at your local land bricks n’ mortar casino may be a little different in game play and pays.
A thick forest provides the background graphics to this game. The reel section is a bit transparent meaning that as players spin the reels, they will be able to see the beautiful background graphics.
The symbols in Shadow of the Panther include human character icons, blue beast, lion, tiger, circular statue, star icon, diamond icon, and traditional poker symbols.
- Human character icons: Human character icons carry the highest payouts. 5 of these wins 300 coins, 4 of these wins 50 coins, 3 of these wins 15 coins and for matching just two the player wins 10 coins.
- Blue beasts: The blue beasts carry the second-highest payouts. 5 of these wins 250 coins, 4 of these wins 40 coins, 3 of these wins 15 coins and 2 wins 8 coins.
- Lions and Tigers: The lion’s icon and the tiger’s icon carry the game’s third-highest payouts. 5 of the same kind the player wins 175 coins, 4 of the same kind wins 30 coins, 3 of the same wins 12 coins and for 2 of the same kind wins 8 coins.
- The circular statue, star icon and diamond icon: The circular statue, star icon and the diamond icon carry the game’s fourth-highest payouts. 5 of the same kind wins 10 coins, 4 of the same kind wins 6 coins and for 3 of the same kind wins 4 coins.
- Traditional Poker Symbols: Poker symbols carry the game’s smallest payouts. 5 of the same kind wins 8 coins, 4 of the same kind wins 5 coins and 3 of the same kind the player wins 3 coins.
Bonus Games and Features
- Wild: The Shadow of the Panther game logo icon acts as the wild symbol. The wild does carry payouts with the highest being a 1000-coin jackpot hit when the player lands five wild icons.
- Scatter: The scatter symbol is represented by the bronze statues (both one-man statue and the two men statue).
- Free Games Bonus: The Free Games Bonus activates when the player lands at least five scatter icons. Five scatters award the player 5 free games, six scatters award the player 7 free games, seven scatters award the player 10 free games, and eight scatters award the player 15 free games. In this feature, the two men statue icon may substitute for the one-man statue. Free games cannot be retriggered.
- Super Stacks Feature: At the start of each spin, mystery symbols on the reels will be transformed into any one of either the low value or high-value symbols.
Shadow of the Panther is an interesting IGT / High 5 Games slot to play which comes with a couple of highly exciting bonus rounds and quite a good paying game if you get some luck going on the reels.