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Allegedly the son of Gaea,[4] and creator of mankind,[5] Valka was one of the first new gods worshiped on Earth.[6]

He helped humanity repel horrific elder gods and demons, such as Yagotha and the Old Ones,[7] or the Dweller-in-Darkness.[4]

Worshiped by many of the major cultures in the Pre-Cataclysmic Age (Picts, Atlanteans and Valusians),[8] his worship kept on into the modern age, at least in the city of Opar, a remnant outpost of Atlantis, where its people mentioned Valka in ancient incantations.[3]



Valka was one of the first new gods (following the Elder Gods) worshiped on Earth.[6] He was allegedly the creator of Man,[5] like many other deities stated to be as well.

He was allegedly the son of the Earth goddess Gaea.[4]

Pre-Cataclysmic Age

30,000 B.C.

About 30,000 B.C, Valka achieved prominence, which lasted at least 12,000 years.[6]

He was known as the God of all Gods,[2] was considered the Chief deity of the Pre-Cataclysmic Age,[8] and was part of the Council of Godheads.[6]

His name was invoked by Pict, Atlantean and Valusian alike.[8] and one of the gods of the Empire of Atlantis to which many virgins were sacrificed on their altars.[9]

18,000 B.C.

Valka granted Zhered-Na visions of the future.[10]

Modern Age

The people of the city of Opar, a remnant outpost of the Empire of Atlantis, possibly worshiped Valka, which was part of an ancient incantation in a ceremony involving human sacrifice.[3] It is unknown if Valka was the Flaming God they worshiped.

Powers and Abilities


During a spell incantation, Valka was described as all-powerful.[11]



  • Valka is the name of a town in Latvia.[12] It is unknown if it was the basis for Howard's character.

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