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"In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming..." - English translation of Aklo verse

This article is written on a topic within the Greater Cthulhu Mythos based on information from works in the Mythos. By default, all information is to be assumed to derive from the Lovecraft Myth Cycle unless otherwise marked.

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The Amaterasu is part of Shinto cosmology. Whom was first used by Chaosium in 2005 for its Call of Cthulhu RPG as an Elder God.


Amaterasu is a Sun Goddess, whose manifestation is that of a luminescent Japanese woman of unfathomable beauty. She is dressed in a dazzling white kimono. The ancient island civilization of Mu worshiped her.

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