Elder Thing
Core Set [2X]
Innsmouth Horror

AH-Icon Dim Diamond

EH-Icon Will EH-Icon Strength EH-Icon Observation
−3 +0 −2
Horror Damage Toughness
2EH-Icon Horror 1EH-Icon Damage 2
When you fail a Combat check against Elder Thing, you must discard 1 of your Weapons or Spells (your choice), if able.
Elder Thing

It was a being beyond comprehension, but the human corpse it held, that I understood.
Core Set

Trophy Battle Task
1 7 Investigation TaskES-Icon Clock TaskES-Icon Lore Task
Elder Thing
Core Set

EH-Icon Will EH-Icon Strength
+0 −1
Horror Damage Toughness
3EH-Icon Horror 2EH-Icon Damage 3
When this Monster is spawned, move it to Antarctica.
FL-11: Elder Thing [F]
Type Subtype
Character Servitor
Faction Cost Skill
Yog-Sothoth 4 3
CoCTCG-Icon Terror 2 CoCTCG-Icon Combat 2 CoCTCG-Icon Arcane 2 CoCTCG-Icon Investigation 2
0 2 1 0
Card Text
Response: After Elder Thing enters play, put up to 2 cards from your discard pile on top of your deck in any order.

Elder Thing is a Monster that appears in the Arkham Horror Second Edition Core Set and Innsmouth Horror, Elder Sign Core Set, Eldritch Horror Core Set, and a Character Card that appears in the Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game Forgotten Lore.


FL-11 uses an illustration[?] by Katherine Dinger.


The Elder Things first appeared in the story At the Mountains of Madness (H.P. Lovecraft, 1931).

See also: Rise of the Elder Things

Notes and referencesEdit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.