Please note, that everything that is not made by H. P. Love… Their task: to bring about the end of humankind, and begin the realm of nightmares on Earth. I think it's my new headcanon. I think it's very unlikely that whatever the name "Dagon" refers to would actually be the personal name (by which it is known to itself and its piscine worshippers) of the entity. "Alpha Deep One" is also an interesting description. I've always thought of Dagon more as iguana-fish-like and Cthulhu as more squid-like. Cthulhu is said to be 'a gigantic thing 'miles high'. But word has come to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson of a more terrifying creature still - the great Cthulhu has been sighted off the waters of Innsmouth, Massachusetts. The Philistines were supposedly Indo-Europeans... well, all in all, we can say that Biblical and Near-Eastern analogy features strongly, but I believe that it would be more fruitful to look at them as generic "occult" analogies, which only happen to be Near Eastern because western occultism is largely derived from the OT, in which these characters feature as forces of evil. All in the band of the faithful—Order o’ Dagon—an’ the children shud never die, but go back to the Mother Hydra an’ Father Dagon what we all come from onct—Iä! His race is called the “Great Old Ones” or simply “Old Ones” in that story, but note that the term “Old Ones” is used elsewhere in Lovecraft’s writings to refer to various other things. Dagon is the demon lord of deformity, the sea, and sea monsters. and in "Dagon", the reference to Dagon is pretty vague as a fish/sea god that was misapplied: Once I sought out a celebrated ethnologist, and amused him with peculiar questions regarding the ancient Philistine legend of Dagon, the Fish-God; but soon perceiving that he was hopelessly conventional, I did not press my inquiries. I have shot him up to 7 times and he still comes back. Classification: Enormous Deep One. Dagon, also known as Father Dagon, is a creature which appears in the H.P. They regularly mate with humans along the coast, creating societies of … However when a being presumed to be Cthulhu shows up, he's small enough that a steamboat can plow through his head, and he's afraid to follow it into deep water. Dagon vs Empty Hand. So Price's facts to support that theory are? The third novel in 6 times New York Times bestselling author Lois H. Gresh’s Sherlock Holmes vs. Cthulhu series. ... and it’s not unusual to find priests of Dagon and Cthulhu working side by side in a community. Dagon is never physically described at all. The Elder Scrolls metaphysics & philosophy, https://vsbattles.fandom.com/wiki/Dagon_(Cthulhu_Mythos)?oldid=7004032. As for this, the ancient Near East was a mixing pot of several overlapping cultures and linguistic families (after all, we're talking about a period of several millennia). Her songs spell insanity, death … and illimitable wealth. Dagon is frog-like or fish-like, whereas Cthulhu is a fat humanoid with tentacles on his face and wings. It has its headquarters in the old Masonic Hall which, by Jack's words is the only building in Innsmouth that does not look like it is about to collapse. Vilgax (Power Of The Dagon) vs Dagon. (Think Cthulhu). The final part of the Sherlock Holmes vs. Cthulhu trilogy sees the titular detective leave London and travel across the Atlantic to face the Order of Dagon on their home turf, the town of Innsmouth. The deepest ocean waters are only about 2 miles down, so Cthulhu, were he truly "miles high", could simply wade into any of them. See more ideas about cthulhu mythos, lovecraftian, cthulhu. The Esoteric Order of Dagon (also known as the Order of Dagon, or simply the Order) is a cult dedicated to the worshipping of Dagon - hence it's name - based in Insmouth. Probably the worst thing about the Cthulhu mythos is Robert M. Price. Dagon is a deity who presides over the Deep Ones, an amphibious humanoid race indigenous to Earth's oceans. Yeah i think Dagon and Old Squidface are mates. With only a slight churning to mark its rise to the surface, the thing slid into view above the dark waters. He is worshiped by the Esoteric Order of Dagon, a secret cult based in Innsmouth. THE OBLITERATING SHADOW The deadly dimensions over London have been sealed, and the monsters have departed. To spin the thread on, current scholarship holds that Dagon was not actually originally imagined as fish-like in the Levant, but rather that he was a deity of grain and perhaps rain. He has seen Bas-reliefs with a similarly strange geometry to the one later found in Call of Cthulhu. Belial and Beelzebub are both arguably "Jewish", in that their particular names are mentioned in the OT, but the etymology in both cases is generally Levantine-Semitic: "baal" (bel, beel) means "ruler" or deity. ... Amelia Scarcliffe and Maria Fitzgerald, harbingers of Dagon, who have called forth Cthulhu. I don't know why the text gave me that impression. A grotesque humanoid over fifty feet tall, Dagon resembles an enormously oversized Deep One with a fish like face, flapping gills and a scaled, slimy hide. Tho star level and mftl+ is a pain for any other hst character to think about competing with. Dagon and Hydra available in three finishes: - … The Obliterating Shadow The deadly dimensions over London have been sealed, and the monsters have departed. Eventually, Jack fights and sneaks his way out of Innsmouth, alerting the FBI, Coast Guard, and … Iä! My mind blanks, it's sort of early for me) myths as an analog: [...]. His unholy symbol is a gold disk inscribed with sinister runes around an open octopus eye. He is first introduced in Lovecraft's short story Dagon, and is mentioned extensively throughout the mythos. Robert M. Price is wrong. Jul 31, 2017 - Explore Jake VanHuss's board "Dagon" on Pinterest. However and as far as I can recall, Dagon is never described as having wings or tentacles on its face. Where does all this information on Dagon come from? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, one of those thousand other forms you hear about. Nor is it likely that Lovecraft intends "Dagon" to be the name used by the deity's nonhuman worshippers [...]. Where earlier, the Order is shown to specifically use Sumerian (edit: or, um...Babylonian? I actually really like this theory, OP. Saitama & Genos vs Dagon & Cthulhu. The creature in the story Dagon is not stated to be Dagon himself; I always assume that it's one of Dagon's worshippers. Used to far greater pressure than exposed to at surface level. He's just basically a giant deep one himself I thought. Penniless, and at the end of my supply of the drug which alone makes life endurable, I can bear the torture no longer; and shall cast myself from this garret window into the squalid street below. This set includes both the Idol of Father Dagon, Idol of Mother Hydra and the Miskatonic Cthulhu Idol. Dagon is a major antagonist in Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, serving as the overarching antagonist of Season 3. But word has come to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson of a more terrifying creature still - the great Cthulhu has been sighted off the waters of Innsmouth, Massachusetts. Dagon, mainly the fish-god version, appears often in popular culture, most notably H.P. Tier: Unknown. Lovecraft, this is your stop for all of his outstanding works and weird fiction in general! The beings first appeared in Lovecraft's novella The Shadow Over Innsmouth, but were already hinted at in the early short story "Dagon". Plus an Esoteric Order of Dagon drawstring bag and a detailed map of Innsmouth! If Dagon truly is a Great Old One, he should be immune to almost all conventional forms of harm. The Deep Ones are creatures in the Cthulhu Mythos of H. P. Lovecraft. The Cthulhu Mythos (Originally referred to as Yog-Sothothery) refers to a collection of artificial mythology created by H. P. Lovecraft. VS Battles Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. Often called "Father Dagon" by his followers, he and Mother Hydra rule over the mysterious aquatic race, working towards unknown goals. In all likelihood, the "miles high" description is based on the dreamer seeing not an accurate representation of Cthulhu, but a SYMBOL representing him. Here's a point that I can stress with another quote, although I've arrived at its reasoning independently: Nor is it likely that Lovecraft intends "Dagon" to be the name used by the deity's nonhuman worshippers; as Robert M. Price points out, "When Lovecraft wanted to convey something like the indigenous name of one of the Old Ones, he coined some unpronounceable jumble". Age: Thousands upon thousands of years old. Superhero Class. Vast, Polyphemus-like, and loathsome, it darted like a stupendous monster of nightmares to the monolith, about which it flung its gigantic scaly arms, the while it bowed its hideous head and gave vent to certain measured sounds. Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah-nagl fhtagn—. Likewise, using the name "Dagon" would consciously be a reflection of occultism, but thereby implicity a reflection of the OT, and thereby, implicity a reflection of ancient Levantine-Semitic religion. But I think it's obvious that Lovecraft did think in these linguistic categories. Dagon By H. P. Lovecraft: I am writing this under an appreciable mental strain, since by tonight I shall be no more. Just not confirmable as correct. I think I went mad then. Edit: if we take into account the feeble descriptions of the poor and probably in an irrational state witnesses, Dagon is described to be like a '30 stories building' whereas Cthulhu is said to be 'a gigantic thing 'miles high'. The deadly dimensions over London have been sealed, and the monsters have departed. Again, let me quote: The creature that appears in the story is often identified with the deity Dagon, but the creature is not identified by that name in the story "Dagon", and seems to be depicted as a typical member of his species, a worshipper rather than an object of worship. A god I believe HP lovecraft had in mind, but did not yet want to reveal, remember Lovecraft defined the trope of making monsters scary by not showing them, He did not get the name Dagon from the temple but from ancient history, it was his best guess. The Cthulhi (also known as the "star-spawn of Cthulhu" and as Xothians) are a species that have a physical similarity with the Great Old One Cthulhu, but are of far smaller size. Wudn’t bother no strangers as might bear tales aoutside—that is, withaout they got pryin’. 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