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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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Basatan, the Master of Crabs, is a sea-god who is described as a gigantic humanoid crab hybrid, and is believed to own a ring connected to the constellation Cancer.


  • In the game Deep Black there is a boss called Basatan, which is a crab-like mech.