Mysterious Egypt is a video slot with superb graphics, expanding mystery symbols and free spins. The genre is well familiar to keen slot fans so, if you are into the Egyptian theme, keep reading.
The game Mysterious Egypt was released by Pragmatic Play in January 2021. It has features typical for Egyptian slots. These include mystery expanding symbols, free spins and retriggers. The game is volatile and impresses with vivid graphics with plenty of gold.
Mysterious Egypt uses 5 reels, 3 rows and 10 fixed pay-lines. You can play it with wagers in the range of 0.10 and 100 credits. The volatility is maximum high and the return to player rate- 96.50%. You will win less frequently but in larger amounts.
The game features a special mystery symbol chosen from all others by chance on each spin. It expands whenever this can give you new wins and lands in stacks covering entire reels. You can also trigger 10 free spins, which play with 2 mystery expanding symbols. Retriggers are also possible without limits with the same expanding symbols. The max win per spin achievable in Mysterious Egypt is 5,533 times your stake. Some players have the option to use the buy bonus and get direct access to the free games.
Mysterious Egypt has a typical design with pyramids around and on the grid. The reels have a wine-red background on the card royals symbols. They are decorated suitably for the theme. On the reels, you will also see the Eye of Ra, the falcon god and cat goddess emblems, gold pyramids and an Egyptian queen.
The soundtrack is oriental, very dramatic and traditional for the genre. The free spins play on a night setting with blue lights and more festive and dynamic music. Gold prevails on the screen and additionally from the mystery expanding symbols, which turn reels gold. You can see the mini reel spinning above the grid with the mystery symbol on each new round.
To get wins in Mysterious Egypt you need 3 to 5 of a kind symbols landed from left to right on any of the 10 pay-line. Exception is the double wild scatter. There are 5 low-paying and 4 premium symbols. There is a double wild and scatter symbol of an Egyptian queen and a special mystery symbol chosen by chance.
The 10, J and Q card royals pay the same – 0.50, 2.50 and 10x stake for 3, 4 and 5 of a kind on a line. The Q card returns 0.50 to 10 times your stake for 3 to 5 left to right landed symbols on a pay-line. The K and A cards give you 0.50, 4 and 15 times the stake for 3, 4 and 5 symbols in winning combinations.
The premiums pay for 2 to 5 of a kind symbols on winning positions. These include the red and blue emblem with Horus and Baster. They pay equally – 0.50, 3, 10 and 75 times the stake for 2, 3, 4 and 5 of a kind respectively. The gold pyramid with the all-seeing eye of Ra is second in value and pays 0.50, 4, 40 and 200 times the stake for 2, 3, 4 and 5. The most rewarding symbol is the Eye of Ra, which pays 1, 10, 100 and 500 times your bet for 2 to 5 symbols.
There is a double wild and scatter symbol with the image of the Egyptian queen. It substitutes for all other symbols and pays wherever 3 or more of it land on the reels. Hitting 3 or more double symbols triggers the free spins and gives you the respective payout.
Mysterious Egypt has a special mystery symbol, free spins and a buy bonus option. For every spin, a special mystery symbol is chosen by chance from the regular ones. A smaller position above the reels spins along with the reels and chooses it. This symbol expands vertically and covers all 3 positions on its reel if by doing so will result in a new win. This symbol pays anywhere on the reels according to its value and doesn’t have to be on a pay-line to reward you.
If you land 3 or more symbols of the Egyptian queen in a spin, you trigger 10 free spins and the relevant payouts:
Before the free games start, you will have 2 special mystery symbols chosen by chance. You will see them expand one after the other covering their whole reels. This happens when they land and if the expansion can result in one or more winning combinations. These symbols pay even on non-adjacent reels as per the pay-table.
You can retrigger the free spins and win 10 more of them by hitting 3 or more queen symbols in a free round. The retrigger plays with the same special mystery symbols. What’s more, you don’t have limits on the number of retriggers you can make.
You can use the Buy Free Spins button in the base game and trigger them instantly for the price of 100 times your bet. This activates 10 free games and is available for non-UK players.
Mysterious Egypt is a good choice for those of you who prefer Egyptian slots. The randomly chosen expanding symbol, free spins and the 5,533x stake winning potential are good reasons to make you spin the reels. Visually, the game will enchant you, so go ahead and give it a try.