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Summary

The Elder Things were the first alien species to come to the Earth, colonizing the planet about one billion years ago.

They are known to have warred against the Cthulhi, the Great Race of Yith and the Mi-go. Despite these conflicts, it was the gradual cooling of the planet during the last ice age that spelled their doom. Retreating to their undersea cities deep in the ocean, they would thereafter have no further dealings with the outer world. Their last surface city, located on a high plateau in the Antarctic, remains frozen in ice. The ruins of this city were discovered in 1931 by two members of an Antarctic expedition from Miskatonic University.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least 8-C to 8-A | Unknown

Name: Elder Things, Old Ones, Elder Ones

Origin: Cthulhu Mythos

Gender: Likely Genderless

Age: Unknown

Classification: Aliens, Independent Races

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Flight, Immortality (Type 1), and Matter Manipulation (Can affect atoms)

Attack Potency: At least Building level to Multi-City Block level (Comparable to the Shoggoths and other races they have fought against) | Unknown (Completely repelled a Shoggoth rebellion, Were perfectly capable of warring against Cthulhu and his Star-spawn for numerous years). Can likely ignore conventional durability via "Atomic Disturbances" weapons

Speed: Massively FTL+ (Waged wars with the Great Race of Yith)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: At least Building Class to Multi-City Block Class

Durability: At least Building level to Multi-City Block level, likely higher (Constantly endures the pressure of the deepest seas effortlessly. Fought with the Cthulhi)

Stamina: Likely high

Range: Melee Range | Likely Higher

Standard Equipment: Unknown

Intelligence: Varies (Mostly high, due to their advanced technology)

Weaknesses: They have lost quite some of their knowledge over the years

Feats:

  • Fought wars with the Cthulhi, the Shoggoths, etc.
  • Were able to fight evenly with the Great Race of Yith, despite the latter likely knowing everything about their weaponry, tactics, etc.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Flight: They have displayed the ability to fly on their own and absorbs a special nutrient that let them live without air, food or water, although they have lost this ability over time

Key: Base | With tech

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