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"My imagination offered up feverish pictures of a great bloated mass of slobbering malodorous flesh, pocked with gaping mouths, clashing mandibles, protruding rubbery tentacles, and drunkenly weaving eyestalks — then it gave up altogether and retired from the field in disgrace. Whatever I might imagine, what was actually waiting at the bottom of this nest was inevitably going to be worse."
― The War Against the Chtorr
"We didn’t want to go, we didn’t want to kill them, but its persistent silence and outstretched arms horrified and comforted us at the same time…"
― 1983, photographer unknown, presumed dead on Slender Man
"For one trillion years I've been trapped in my own decaying dimension, waiting for a new universe to call my own. Name's Bill! But you can call me your new lord and master for all of eternity!"
― Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls)
"Are you afraid? One such as yourself?! Of extraordinary beings such as us? Or perhaps of the future you will follow?"
― Void (Berserk)
"Words describing it fail. Pages relating it shrivel. Tales recounting it end."
― Magic: The Gathering, "Nemesis of Reason"
"What's your name?
Yokoth. Star of madness. Ravager of galaxies. Mother of faceless hordes."
― Yokoth talking with Dean Winchester (Supernatural)
"Before there was time. Before there was anything... there was nothing. And before there was nothing... there were monsters."
― The Lich (Adventure Time)
"We never made contact with alien life, at least, nothing comprehensible or discernible for human understanding. The stars are vast, and in their vastness our voices have touched the ears of something truly incomprehensible. Something hungry and malevolent."
― Unnamed Narrator (The Quiet Sky)
"You cannot grasp the true form of Giygas' attack!"
― Earthbound

The power to use the abilities of an eldritch abomination. Variation of Cosmic Entity Physiology.

Also Called

  • Abominable Cosmic Entity Physiology
  • Cosmic/Lovecraftian Horror
  • Eldritch Abomination/Entity/God/Horror Physiology
  • Eldritch Form
  • Outsider Physiology

Capabilities

A user with this ability either is or can transform into an eldritch abomination, a being whose very existence defies the rules of nature and/or existence and is defined by its disregard for the natural laws of the universe as we understand them. They wield godlike powers and are, for the most part, not bound by the laws of the universe. Their true form cannot be grasped by mortal beings and may be interpreted differently by different individuals/species, with others creating a collective delusion of their form. These interpretations can range from the unusual to the awe-inspiring, to the mind-shatteringly terrifying. It is rare, but not unheard of, for the presence of such a being to benefit the universe it currently inhabits.

Applications

  • Absolute Mind: the user's intellectual faculties (memory, calculation, learning, creativity, etc.) transcend virtually all other sentient beings in their universe.
  • Alien Divinity
  • Alien Mind: the inner workings of the user's mind differ greatly from what could be considered "normal" or "sane" by the standards of most living things.
  • Amorphous Physiology: is composed of a flexible, amorphous substance that can be manipulated in a variety of ways
  • Contagious Influence: can taint those around them with a physio-psychoactive influence that can twist and warp their very appearance and mindset to whatever the individual desires.
  • Cosmic Entity Physiology
    • Cosmic Manipulation: create, shape, and manipulate cosmic energies to produce nearly any effect they desire.
  • Dimensional Link: can make connections to pure sources of energy from any dimension to create new powers of their own and allow others to use a small portion of their powers.
  • Divine Presence: can emit transcendent presence which has supernatural effects related to their divine aspect and their relative disposition.
  • Eldritch Energy Manipulation: can generate, manipulate, and control eldritch energy, energy often associated with themselves.
  • Eldritch Soul: has the soul of an eldritch entity from beyond the known universe, whether because they are descended from an eldritch abomination or born too close to some anomaly leading to some realm outside the multiverse as we understand it.
  • Fanaticism Inducement: can induce fanaticism, the belief in something with uncritical zeal, or with an obsessive enthusiasm.
  • Fatal Countenance: Have a face/appearance/true form that kills whoever sees it.
  • Fear Inducement: can evoke and increase fear and horror in others.
  • Foreign Energy/Material Manipulation
  • Incomprehensible Form: others cannot grasp their true form.
  • Insanity Inducement
  • Logic Manipulation: can achieve fundamentally impossible feats on a whim, and freely redefine what's possible and impossible.
  • Lovecraftian Powers: user's powers are eldritch in nature.
  • Madness Manipulation: can absorb, create, control, and manipulate Madness/Insanity of themselves, others, or the madness energy around themselves.
  • Menacing/Mesmerizing Presence
  • Name Identification: can learn the true name of a victim by looking at a person or object, ignoring aliases and other false names.
  • Organic Abomination: is or can transform into an organic abomination, being of biological source, vast proportions, and hideous nature.
  • Omnifarious: has complete and absolute control over their own being, allowing them to manipulate their shape, density, size or to be solid, liquid, gaseous, or pure energy.
  • Personal Domain: has a personal domain: an area in which a being has absolute power, through magical, supernatural, scientifically, or other means, which may be a physical area or an entire dimension.
  • Power Bestowal
  • Psycho Warping
  • Singularity: is absolutely one of a kind, they cannot be replicated/cloned, have their powers mimicked, or be mimicked by shapeshifters or illusionists or even mimic the user's voice, handwriting, skills/movements, etc.
  • Soul Absorption: can absorb souls, while removing them from the source, into their body and use it in various ways, gaining some form of advantage.
  • Soul Reading: can perceive and read the souls, whether free (i.e. dead, astral projection, etc) or in the body. They can study and observe the nature of one's soul and find weaknesses based on the nature of the observed souls.
  • Telekinesis: can influence/manipulate/move objects/matter with their mind.
  • Telepathy: can read/sense another person's thoughts, communicate with them mentally, or affect their minds/thoughts.
  • Transcendent Physiology
  • Unidemic Creation: The user is capable of creating a unidemic, an infectious outbreak that grows into the galactic levels.
  • Unnatural Presence: The user's mere presence in an area or proximity to an individual can result in bizarre changes to the surrounding areas.

Variations

  • Angelic Abomination: Almost any angel can be identify being creature of horror beyond the world as many angels has cause unimaginable fear to even the most bravest armies of human warriors in history almost to that of deathlike terror. (Example: Azrael)
  • Animalistic Abomination: Virtually identical to the above ability, but always confined to a form more or less similar to a terrestrial animal. Users of this variation may be weaker, but also much stealthier due to their "less" horrific presence. (Example: Tailed Beasts, Naruto)
  • Botanical Abomination: Similar version to the above ability, but confined to a form more or less similar to a plant/flora. Users of this variation may be weaker, but also much stealthier due to their "less" horrific presence. (Example: Ogdru Hem, Hellboy/BPRD)
  • Cthulhu Mythos Deity Physiology: Similar version, to be of the Cthulhic pantheon is to command the forces other lesser outsider entities as well as create them to suit their various needs. (Example: Cthulhu, Lovecraftian Horror)
  • Genetic Abomination: An abomination that is not a naturally-existing being, but was created and cultivated artificially, usually through genetic engineering. (Example: Cell, Dragon Ball Z)
  • Higher-Dimensional Abomination Physiology: A similar version of the above. Due to existing within a higher dimensional plane of existence, they can move about through most any/all planes unabated. (Example: Shuma-Gorath, Marvel Comics)
  • Humanoid Abomination: Virtually identical to the above ability, but always confined to a more or less humanoid form. Users of this variation may be weaker, but also much stealthier due to their "less" horrific presence. (Example: The God Hand, Berserk)
  • Impossible Physiology: Exists in defiance of not only natural law but every single law of existence and possibility. (Example: Rei Ogami, Code: Breaker)
  • Last Entity Physiology: A form of existence pertaining to the end of all things, these eldritch beings are born from the true end of time and existence. (Example: Illithids, Forgotten Realms)
  • Primordial Entity Physiology: Similar to an eldritch being, but one that predates the known sense of recorded existence. Primordial entities are not simply beings who stem from simply being outside of reality but come into being before concepts were even realized. (Example: The Darkness/Amara, Supernatural)
  • Undead Abomination: A dead being which has somehow been brought back from death as an extremely bizarre and terrifying ghost or zombie. (Example: Momonga/Overlord)

Associations

Limitations

  • May be unable to fully manifest in our universe without being let in, or at least focus their attention to the right place.
  • Native deities and cosmic beings may seek to banish/destroy the user.
  • Their presence may be easily felt, making stealth all but impossible.
  • Might be susceptible to Sealing or Banishment.
  • May be unable to inhabit the normal universe without sufficient nourishment.

Known Users

See Also: Eldritch Abomination.

Anime/Manga/Manhwa

Cartoons

  • Hunson Abadeer (Adventure Time)
  • The Lich (Adventure Time)
  • Gunter/Orgalorg (Adventure Time)
  • GOLB (Adventure Time)
  • Contemelia (Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • Diagon (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls)
  • Black Hat (Villainous)
  • The Black Mass (Samurai Jack)
  • Aku (Samurai Jack)
  • The Nullifiers (Huntik Secrets & Seekers)

Comics

  • The Phantom Stranger (DC Comics)
  • Anti-Monitor (DC Comics)
  • Great Evil Beast (DC Comics)
  • Decreator (DC Comics)
  • Mageddon (DC Comics)
  • Starro the Conquerer (DC Comics)
  • King of Tears (DC Comics)
  • Johnny Sorrow (DC Comics)
  • Ogdru Jahad (Hellboy)
  • Black Winter (Marvel Comics)
  • Oblivion (Marvel Comics)
  • Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Galacta (Marvel Comics)
  • Shuma Gorath (Marvel Comics)
  • Helleyes (Marvel Comics)
  • Fear Lords (Marvel Comics)
  • Null the Living Darkness (Marvel Comics)
  • The Many-Angled Ones (Marvel Comics)
  • Chaos the Mad God (Vampirella)

Folklore/Mythology

  • Angels (Abrahamic Religions)
  • Deities (Mythology/Religion)
    • Primordial Gods (Mythology)
      • God (Abrahamic Religions)
      • Apophis (Egyptian Mythology)
      • Chaos (Greco-Roman Mythology)
      • Níðhöggr (Norse Mythology)

Literature

  • Outer Gods (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • The Great Old Ones (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • Pennywise the Dancing Clown/It (Stephen King's It)
  • The Pyramidites (Trolley No. 1852)

Live Television/Movies

  • Jasmine (Angel)
  • Eldritch Terrors (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina)
  • Great Old Ones (Doctor Who)
  • Glorificus (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • The First Evil (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Joulupukki (Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale)
  • Kandarian Demon (The Evil Dead franchise)
  • Glythur (Supernatural)
  • Yokoth (Supernatural)
  • The Shadow (Supernatural)
  • Neural Parasites (Star Trek)
  • Nagilum (Star Trek)
  • Crystalline Entity (Star Trek)
  • The Mind Flayer (Stranger Things)
  • The Creatures (Bird Box)

Tabletop Games

Video Games

  • Great Ones (Bloodborne)
  • Kin (Bloodborne)
  • The First Ones (Brutal Legend)
  • Apothicons (Call of Duty)
  • Keepers (Call of Duty)
  • Cthulhu (Chthulhu Saves the World)
  • The Brethren Moons (Dead Space)
  • The Worm-in-Waiting (Stellaris)
  • Some Guardians (Stellaris)
    • Ether Drake
    • Dimensional Horror
  • The Shroud Entities (Stellaris)
  • Aldrich, Devourer of Gods (Dark Souls III)
  • Abomination (Darkest Dungeon)
  • The Collector (Darkest Dungeon)
  • The Flesh (Darkest Dungeon)
  • Flesh Hound (Darkest Dungeon)
  • Heart of Darkness (Darkest Dungeon)
  • Mammoth Cyst (Darkest Dungeon)
  • Polyps (Darkest Dungeon)
  • Shambler/Shuffling Horror (Darkest Dungeon)
  • The Shrieker (Darkest Dungeon)
  • The Sleeper (Darkest Dungeon: The Color of Madness)
  • Thing from the Stars (Darkest Dungeon: The Color of Madness)
  • Eaters (Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth)
  • Giygas (Earthbound)
  • Hermaeus Mora (The Elder Scrolls)
  • The Ancients (Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requium)
    • Mantorok
    • Chattur'gha
    • Ulyaoth
    • Xel'lotath
  • G-Man (Half-Life)
  • The Forest Spirit (Heart of the Woods)
  • The Elder God (Legacy of Kain)
  • Bongo Bongo (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)
  • Zoe/Z'gord (Monster Prom)
  • Eternatus (Pokémon)
  • Chaos Elemental (Runescape)
  • Saya (Saya no Uta)
  • The Dreamers (The Secret World)
  • Orochi (Senran Kagura)
  • Double (Skullgirls)
  • Galeem (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)
  • Dharkon (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)
  • Cthulhu (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Vigilent (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Gaunter O'Dimm (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt)
  • Old Gods (World of Warcraft)
  • Dark Matter species (Kirby)
  • Black Doom (Sonic The Hedgehog)
  • Ink Bendy (Bendy and the Ink Machine)
  • Specimen 7 (Spooky's Jumpscare Mansion)


Web Original

Known Objects

  • Beherits (Berserk)
  • Eldritch Flame (Growtopia)

Known Locations

See Also: Eldritch Locations.

  • Room 1408 (1408)
  • "Event Horizon" Spaceship (Event Horizon)
  • R'lyeh (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • The Dreamlands (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • The Far Lands (Minecraft)
  • The Shroud (Stellaris)
  • The Immaterium/The Warp (Warhammer 40.000)

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