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"In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming..." - English translation of Aklo verse

This article is written on a topic within the Greater Cthulhu Mythos based on information from works in the Mythos. By default, all information is to be assumed to derive from the Lovecraft Myth Cycle unless otherwise marked.

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Abholos (Devourer in the Mist) a great grey, festering glob of endless malevolence.

There are two theories about the creation of Abholos, in both case he is a byproduct. 

Although not confirmed, he is said to be a side effect from the mating of Ghisguth and Zstylzhemghi, which gave birth to Tsathoggua. Abholos in this case is the lesser brother or cousin and more like a self-willed placenta taken form. 

Another explination for Abholos is that he is a spawn of Cthulhu, born from his bile and tears.