A classical Mesoamerican Aztec god, also known as Mixcoatl-
Camaxtli (the Cloud Serpent), Camaxtli is the god of war. He
is also a deity of hunting and fire who received human
sacrifice of captured prisoners. According to tradition, the
sun god Tezcatlipoca transformed himself into Mixcoatl-Camaxtli
to make fire by twirling the sacred fire sticks.