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Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn
— In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming


Cthulhu is a deity in the Cthulhu Mythos. He first appears in H.P. Lovecraft's The Call of Cthulhu, but remains a recurring presence and force throughout the stories in the titular mythos.

Considered a Great Old One within the pantheon of Lovecraftian cosmic entities, the creature has since been featured in numerous popular culture references. Lovecraft depicts Cthulhu as a gigantic entity worshiped by cultists. Cthulhu's appearance is described as looking like an octopus, a dragon and a caricature of human form.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least 4-C

Name: Cthulhu.

Origin: Cthulhu Mythos

Gender: Genderless.

Age: At least 175 million years (Cthulhu and his spawn came to Earth when the continents began to break apart and split.)

Classification: Great Old One, Alien Deity, High Priest of the Great Old Ones

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Flight, Eldritch Physiology, Madness Manipulation (Drove a large number of people worldwide into temporary madness simply by waking up.), Telepathy, Mind Manipulation and Dream Manipulation (Even while asleep in the Pacific, Cthulhu can reach out to sensitive souls in their dreams. When he wakes, this influence becomes global and panic-inducing, though colder, scientific minds are still less affected.), Creation (Created a city out of nowhere.), Reality Warping (The reality in R'lyeh is strange and totally warped.), Higher Dimensional Manipulation (The geometry of R'lyeh appears impossible and simply "all wrong" to humans who see it in their dreams.), Shapeshifting (Cthulhu's physical body is unimportant, and can be shifted into different forms of his liking, as it is not made of anything from our material universe.), Regeneration (Low-Godly, Cthulhu's physical body is unimportant, and any damage done to it is superficial.), Life Support (Can survive in the vacuum of space and in a variety of extraterrestrial environments, Can survive underwater indefinitely.), Immortality (Types 1, 3, 4, 5 and possibly 9, Cthulhu's physical form is protected by his true higher dimensional self.), Magic (Can cast spells.), Power Nullification and Aura (When he and the other Great Old Ones were supposed to be sent into a deathlike state of stasis, he casted a spell protecting them. "They would never really die. They all lay in stone houses in Their great city of R’lyeh, preserved by the spells of mighty Cthulhu for a glorious resurrection when the stars and the earth might once more be ready for Them." This is currently passive since this is not implied to have worn off.) Resistance to Matter Manipulation (Cthulhu's body is not composed of the same matter as is found in our universe.) and Death Manipulation (Death is only sleep to Cthulhu, and he will outlast death itself), Large Size (Type 3, it's stated to be miles high.)

Attack Potency: At least Star level (Cthulhu was the reason why half the great temporary stars of history had flared forth.)

Speed: Massively FTL+ (Traveled to Earth from a distant star.)

Lifting Strength: At least Class T (As tall as a mountain.)

Striking Strength: At least 'Class XGJ

Durability: At least Star level

Stamina: Godlike.

Range: Miles of Kilometers physically, Planetary with Telepathy, apparently Universal when not hindered (The Great Old Ones were said to know and influence all that happened in the universe before they were sealed away/began to slumber.)

Standard Equipment: Star Spawn

Intelligence: Nigh-Omniscient (According to Old Castro, Cthulhu knows all that is occurring in the universe due to being able to telepathically communicate with and control any sentient beings, regardless of location)

Weaknesses: None notable.


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