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This page is about the "Elder Race proper", the early humanoid species best known for Tuzun Thune and Thulsa Doom, among others.
For the other elder races, please consult this page.

Overview

The Elder Race was a seemingly humanoid race that predated humanity, and was composed of numerous wizards.[3] It has been speculated that the Elder Race is descended from Elderspawn (offspring of the Elder Gods).[2] The Elder Race proper is one of many elder races.[4]

History

Origin and Elder Days

The Elder Race was a seemingly humanoid race that predated humanity, and was composed of numerous wizards.[3] It has been speculated that the Elder Race is descended from Elderspawn (offspring of the Elder Gods).[2]

Some members of the Elder Race, including Thulsa Doom, worshiped Set.[3]

The Elder Race ruled the world before the coming of the Thurian culture.[5]


At some point, Khalis-Wu encountered the Elder Gods and was seemingly defeated into retreat.[6]

Pre-Cataclysmic Age

A few of the last members of the Elder Race were killed in the days of King Kull, circa 18,500 BC:

Hyborian Age

During the Age of Conan (circa 10,000 BC), Tuzun Thune claimed to be the "last scion" of the Elder Race, returning as a reflection in a mirror (he had been killed by Brule).[10] He soon died, his body becoming a decayed carcass again.[11]

Miscellaneous


Representatives: The Elder Race included Tuzun Thune, Thulsa Doom, Demonolater, Kharon, Thuron,[4] and Khalis-Wu.[2]

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