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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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Iod is a Great Old One worshipped on the planet Bel Yarnak and beyond the farthest galaxies (where he is "The Source"), and is known in Atlantis and Mu (as "The Shining Hunter") who worshipped him as a "god of earth" along with Vorvadoss and Cthulhu. A strange crystalline fungus thing. He is remembered dimly as "the Shining Pursuer, who hunted souls through the Secret Worlds". Most data on him is contained in the Book of Iod.