The Rock Just Finished The Gigantic Skull Tattoo On His Shoulder And It’s Definitely… Something

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About four months ago Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson revealed that he was in the process of covering up the iconic bull tattoo on his bicep with something, uh, a little different. And it is huge. He is for sure going to need 100 bottles of best unscented lotion for tattoos to keep it from getting gross-looking.

At the time I didn’t really understand why The Rock was covering up his bull tattoo because it is so synonymous with him that it’s even plastered all over his line of Under Armour workout gear

Also, as DJ’s many fans are well aware, he already has another giant tattoo on his other shoulder…

But there he was, covering up his signature ink with some new ink that was very, very different…

“Every detail is a reflection of my own personal history,” wrote Johnson at the time.

His tattoo artist, Nikko Hurtado, also shared some photos and thoughts on The Rock’s new ink…

Fast forward to last week and The Rock was back in the tattoo chair for the final eight hours of the 30 hours in total it took to complete his new look.

Early Monday morning, he shared the finished product…

After approximately 30 hours of tattooing (4 sessions) with my good bud and iconic artist @nikkohurtado, the story of my skull is complete.

Flow of positive energy is constant thru the breathe of life.

Horns always positioned forward. Not up, but forward – representing forward progress and always at the ready to dig in and dig deep.

Eye is the mana – the spirit and the power. It’s everything. It’s where I draw my strength from all things I love and protect.

As with my Polynesian tattoo on the left side of body, the symbolic mana lays over my heart.

We all have mana. Our strength. You just have to find it.

#BullDNA #Energy #Progress #Mana

Yep, that’s a little bit intimidating. As if he needed it. It also looks to my untrained eye like he isn’t completely done with that arm either. Stay tuned.