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UniqueFL-118: Nyogtha [F]
The Sentient Void
Nyogtha FL-118.png
Type Subtype
Character Ancient One
Faction Cost Skill
Shub-Niggurath 6 6
Terror Combat Arcane Investigation
4 1 0 0
Toughness +3
Card Text
Nyogtha's text box cannot be blanked, or treated as if it were blank.
Action: Sacrifice a Monster character to ready Nyogtha, or to remove a wound token from Nyogtha.

Nyogtha is a Character Card that appears in the Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game Forgotten Lore.


FL-118 uses an illustration[?] by Carlos Valenzuela.


Nyogtha first appeared in the story The Salem Horror (Henry Kuttner, 1937).

Nyogtha is a Great Old One spawned of Tsathoggua or Ubbo-Sathla which appears as a dark amorphous mass. It possesses vampiric characteristics, feeding off the souls of those with whom it comes into contact.

Nyogtha dwells deep beneath the earth in the caverns of Yoth, or possibly within a dark world circling Arcturus. It can only manifest itself through certain openings to the upper world. Such openings have been found in Massachusetts, Syria, Tartary, Romania, New Zealand and the Plateau of Leng, but they undoubtedly exist in other places as yet undiscovered.[1]

Notes and references[]

  1. Harms, Daniel, "Nyogtha", Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia.