Mythic Creatures

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  • A catch-all treatment of monsters from classical mythology, including: chimera (chimeras, chimerae), griffons, unicorns, minotaurs, sphinxes, and the like, originating in folklore and classical mythology of Greece, Rome, Egypt, and other ancient civilizations.


Here are some possible options for alternative interpretations of mythic creatures, especially useful for Cthulhu Invictus (Supplement), Cthulhu Dark Ages, Mythic Iceland, and the like, and also suitable for sword-and-sorcery role-playing in a Lovecraftian setting (e.g., Pathfinder (rpg)):

Griffon, Chimera, Basilisk, Sphinx

Sea Serpent


Trolls, Giants, Ogres

Orcs, Goblins, Wild Men

Faeries, Dwarves, Elves, Goblins

Hybrids and Halflings



Mermaids, Sirens, Water Nymphs, Naiads, Rusalka


Vampires and Flesh-Eating Ghouls

Demons and Other Spirits

Carnivorous Plant

Associated Mythos Elements