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| name = Kthanid
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|image = Kthanid-Front-Face.png
 
|origin = Outer space
| image = [[Image:kthanid.jpg|250px|.]]
 
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|relatives = *[[Yog-Sothoth]] (grandparent)
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*[[Shub-Niggurath]] (grandparent)
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*[[Nug]] (parent)
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*[[Hastur the Unspeakable]] (half-brother)
| origin = Outer space
 
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*[[Cthulhu]] (brother)
| relatives = [[Yog-Sothoth]] (grandparent)<br>[[Shub-Niggurath]] (grandparent)<br>[[Nug]] (parent)<br>[[Hastur the Unspeakable]] (half-brother)
 
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|affiliations = [[Elder God]]s
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| affiliations = [[Great Old One]]s
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|race = [[Cthulhi]]???
| race = [[Cthulhi]]
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|first = "[[The Transition of Titus Crow]]"
 
|created by = [[Brian Lumley]]
| first = "[[The Transition of Titus Crow]]"
 
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| created by = [[Brian Lumley]]
 
 
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Kthanid is said to be the "brother" of Cthulhu. He looks like his sibling but has golden eyes. He resides in a crystal cave on [[Elysia]]. It is said that he is as good as his brother is evil. He bears a great hatred for the old ones for they had killed his family while he lay sleeping.
 
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'''Kthanid''' is an [[Elder God]] and said to be the brother of Cthulhu. A member of Cthulhu's race, he helped banish his brother and the other [[Great Old One]]s to Earth before binding them. He is the leader of the Elder Gods who live on the planet [[Elysia]].
   
 
He looks exactly like his sibling, the only difference being his peaceful, golden eyes. He resides in a crystal cave on Elysia. It is said that he is as good as his brother is evil. He bears a great hatred for The Great Old Ones for they had killed his family while he lay sleeping.
It first appeared in Lumley's 1975 novel [[The Transition of Titus Crow]], and appeared again in his [[The Clock of Dreams]] (1978).
 
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Despite his immense power, he is not capable of actual violence and only uses binding spells or memory-erasure to deal with his enemies. Kthanid is supposedly responsible for the fact Great Old Ones fear the Elder Sign as he placed a fear of it in the back of their subconscious.
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Revision as of 18:37, 9 December 2019

This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. Kthanid is an Elder God and said to be the brother of Cthulhu. A member of Cthulhu's race, he helped banish his brother and the other Great Old Ones to Earth before binding them. He is the leader of the Elder Gods who live on the planet Elysia.

He looks exactly like his sibling, the only difference being his peaceful, golden eyes. He resides in a crystal cave on Elysia. It is said that he is as good as his brother is evil. He bears a great hatred for The Great Old Ones for they had killed his family while he lay sleeping.

Despite his immense power, he is not capable of actual violence and only uses binding spells or memory-erasure to deal with his enemies. Kthanid is supposedly responsible for the fact Great Old Ones fear the Elder Sign as he placed a fear of it in the back of their subconscious.