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Nyarlathotep was an Other God (the only known),[6] and was stated to be an alien entity and/or a timeless demon.[1][2]

Known as the Haunter of the Dark, he could be awakened by gazing into the Shining Trapezohedron, a jewel older than man and time, brought to Earth by the Old Ones.[1]

Hyborian Age

His name was one of many invoked by Dharmi Shan.[5]

19th century

The Shining Trapezhedron was retrieved in the ninetheenth century by archeologists, and eventually acquired by the Starry Wisdom Cult, who worshiped Nyarlathotep as the Haunter of the Dark.

In the middle of the century, the cult took over an old church in Providence.[1]

Modern Age

In the guise of Dr. Dexter, Nyarlathothep became an important government scientist.[2]

Powers and Abilities


Nyarlathotep possessed a death touch.[2]


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