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Nyarlathotep is an Ancient One. He first appeared in the Arkham Horror board game.

Sheet info

Combat rating: -4

Defenses: Magical Resistance

Worshippers: Nyarlathotep has innumerable cults all over the world. Cultists have the Endless ability.

Power: A Thousand Masks - At the start of the game add the 5 Mask monsters to the cup. Multiple Mask monsters can be in play at once.

Start of Battle: Any investigator with no Clue tokens is devoured.

Attack: Each investigator must pass a Lore (+1) check or lose 1 Clue token. Any investigator with no Clue tokens left is devoured. This check's modifier decreases by 1 each turn (+0 the 2nd turn, -1 the 3rd turn, etc.)

Doom Track: 11



Add ALL Mask monsters to the cup at the beginning of the game.

Mythos Source

Nyarlathotep is first mentioned in the prose poem Nyarlathotep (1920), written by H.P. Lovecraft. The first piece of fiction to feature him is The Rats in the Walls (1924), also written by H.P. Lovecraft.