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🔀 For the similarly named species, see Shantak

This subject contains information from the "Lovecraft Circle" Myth Cycles, and while guided by HPL are not based on his work alone. Shathak is the wife of Tsathoggua and the mother of Zvilpogghua. The being mated with Tsathoggua to produce Zvilpogghua on the planet Yaksh according to the Parchments of Pnom. Also called Chushax and Zishaik in other texts.


Shathak (and variants Chushax and Zishaik) were created by Clark Ashton Smith, but not elaborated upon. Laurence J. Cornford correlated some elements.