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Shudde M'ell
Unseen Forces
Elder Sign Doom Track
12 10
Special Ability
World Cracking: When an investigator fails an adventure, discard that Adventure or Other World card (as well as any monsters on the card) and do not replace it. If there are no more Adventure or Other World cards in play, the game ends and the investigators lose.

Battle Task
Terror TaskTerror TaskTerror Task
When Shudde M'ell awakens, place all Adventure and Other World cards in the play area beneath this card.
When Shudde M'ell attacks, discard 1 card from beneath this card. If there is no card to discard, the game ends and the investigators lose.
Shudde M'ell
Cities in Ruin

Will Strength
−1 −3
Horror Damage Toughness
4Horror 5Damage Number of Players+3
Physical Resistance
UniqueTRotO-91: Shudde M'ell [F]
The Burrower Beneath
Type Subtype
Character Ancient One
Faction Cost Skill
Shub-Niggurath 6 5
Terror Combat Arcane Investigation
2 1 1 0
Card Text
Action: Pay 2 to search the top 5 cards of your deck for a Chthonian character and put it into play. Shuffle the remaining cards into your deck.

Shudde M'ell is an Ancient One that appears in the Elder Sign Unseen Forces, an Epic Monster that appears in the Eldritch Horror Cities in Ruin, and a Character Card that appears in the Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game The Rituals of the Order.


TRotO-91 uses an illustration[?] by Mathias Kollros.


Shudde-M'ell first appeared in the story Cement Surroundings (Brian Lumley, 1969).

Shudde-M'ell is a Great Old One and leader of the cthonians. It appears as a huge cthonian and spends most of its time under the ground. At one time, a large number of Elder Signs imprisoned Shudde-M'ell beneath G'harne, but natural disasters and human theft of the warding-stones eventually freed him. The Great Old One still returns to the ruined city once every twenty-three years, to meet with its children.[1]

Notes and references[]

  1. Harms, Daniel, "Shudde-M'ell", Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia.