Eldritch Arkham References

Eldritch Arkham References

Here is my list of references from H.P. Lovecraft’s works for my Eldritch Arkham game. All collaborations, revisions, and ghost writings are marked italic, just as references by A. Derleth that were based directly on Lovecraft’s notes. After a set of names, one of Lovecraft’s works is mentioned in brackets as a reference.


Great Old Ones: Father Dagon (Dagon), B’gnu-Thun, Cthulhu (The Call of Cthulhu), Bokrug (The Doom that Came to Sarnath), Azathoth, Yogash the Ghoul (The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath), Hastur, Tsathoggua (The Whisperer in Darkness), Daoloth (The Dreams in the Witch House), Ghatanothoa (Out of the Aeons), Shaurash-ho (Selected Letters IV), Yig (The Curse of Yig), Chaugnar Faugn, Rhan-Tegoth (The Horror in the Museum), Nug and Yeb (The Last Test), Cthugha (Through the Gates of the Silver Key).

Outer Gods: Nyarlathotep (Nyarlathotep), Yog-Sothoth (The Case of Charles Dexter Ward), Shub-Niggurath (The Whisperer in Darkness), Magnum Innominandum, The Darkness (Selected Letters II), The Green Flame (The Festival), K’thun, Noth-Yidik (The Horror in the Museum), Umr At-Tawil (Through the Gates of the Silver Key).

Elder Gods: Hypnos (Hypnos), Nodens (The Strange High House in the Mist), Saturn (Simplicity: A Poem), Lilith (The Horror at Red Hook).

Monsters: Albino penguin, Elder Thing, Proto-Shoggoth, Shoggoth, Star-spawn (At the Mountains of Madness), High Priest Not to Be Described (Celephaïs), White ape (Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family), Lost Druid (Festival poem), Thing that Devours and Dissolves (From Beyond), Raised Corpse (Herbert West–Reanimator), Black Pharaoh (Nyarlathotep), Ghoul (Pickman’s Model), Ghoth the Burrower, K’baa the Serpent (Selected Letters IV), Cave beast (The Beast in the Cave), Cultist, White polypous thing (The Call of Cthulhu), Colour Out of Space (The Colour Out of Space), Being of Ib, Thuum’ha (The Doom That Came to Sarnath), Bhole, Carnivorous fish, Ghast, Gug, Hunting Horror, Man of Leng, Moon-beast, Night-gaunt, Shantak, Spider of Leng, Urhag, Voonith, Wolf-Like Mountain, Zoog (The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath), Black Man, Witch, Brown Jenkin, Sentient polyhedron (The Dreams in the Witch-House), Dunwich Horror, Whippoorwill (The Dunwich Horror), Byakhee (The Festival), Haunter of the Dark (The Haunter of the Dark), Inhabitant of the Nameless City, Serpent People, Serpent-men (The Nameless City), Fisher from Outside (The Outpost), Swarm of Rats (The Rats in the Walls), Coleopteran, Flying polyp, Tcho-Tcho, Yithian (The Shadow Out of Time), Deep One, Deep One Hybrid, Mother Hydra (The Shadow Over Innsmouth), K’n-Yani, Mi-go, Young of Shub-Niggurath (The Whisperer in Darkness), Lloigor, Mummy (Out of the Aeons), Progeny of Yig (The Curse of Yig), Sand-Dweller (The Gable Window), Dimensional Shambler, Gnoph-Keh (The Horror in the Museum), Formless spawn, Gyaa-Yothn (The Mound), Gnorri, Yaddithian (Through the Gates of the Silver Key).


Prof. Atwood, Danforth, William Dyer, Prof. Lake, Prof. Frank Pabodie (At the Mountains of Madness), Eldin the Wanderer, Kuranes (Celephaïs), Dr. Muñoz (Cool Air), Dr. Herbert West (Herbert West–Reanimator), ☩Olaus Wormius (History of the Necronomicon), Richard Upton Pickman (Pickman’s Model), Owen Gwynedd (Selected Letters IV), Comte Antoine De C-, Charles Le Sorcier, ☩Michel Mauvais, Piere (The Alchemist), George Gammell Angell, Angstrom, William Briden, Castro, Capt. Collins, Donovan, Green, Guerrera, Hawkins, Gustaf Johansen, John Raymond Legrasse, Parker, Rodriguez, Francis Wayland Thurston, William Channing Webb, Henry Anthony Wilcox (The Call of Cthulhu), Joseph Curwen, Charles Dexter Ward (The Case of Charles Dexter Ward), Walter Gilman, ☩Keziah Mason (The Dreams in the Witch House), Dr. Henry Armitage, Prof. Francis Morgan, Prof. Warren Rice, Noah “Wizard” Whateley, Lavinia Whateley, Wilbur Whateley (The Dunwich Horror), ☩Ibn Schacabao (The Festival), Robert Harrison Blake, Enoch Bowen, Dr. Ambros Dexter, Gespard Du Nord, Edwin M. Lillibridge, ☩Nephren-Ka (The Haunter of the Dark), ☩Abdul Alhazred (The Nameless City), Atal, Barzai the Wise (The Other Gods), Thomas De la Poer (The Rats in the Walls), Prof. Ferdinand C. Ashley, ☩Bartolomeo Corsi, ☩Crom-Ya, Nathaniel Wingate Peaslee (The Shadow Out of Time), Zadok Allen, Barnabas Marsh, Obadiah Marsh, ☩Obed Marsh, Robert Olmstead, Anna Tilton (The Shadow Over Innsmouth), Randolph Carter, Edward Hutchinson, Ward Phillips, Harley Warren (The Statement of Randolph Carter), Edward Pickman Derby, ☩Justin Geoffrey, Daniel Upton, Asenath Waite, Ephraim Waite (The Thing on the Doorstep), Jervas Dudley (The Tomb), George Goodenough Akeley, Henry Wentworth Akeley, Eli Davenport, Albert N. Wilmarth (The Whisperer in Darkness), Basil Elton (The White Ship), Prof. Bradley, Simon Carfield, Peter B. Carr, Prof. Chambers, Richmond M. Jones, Prof. Mayfield, John Richmond (The Green Meadow), Dr. Alfred Clarendon, Surama (The Last Test).


Arkham: Chapman Farmhouse, Christchurch Cemetery, Meadow Hill, Miskatonic Medical School, Miskatonic University, Sefton Asylum (Herbert West—Reanimator), Arkham Advertiser, Woods (The Colour Out of Space), Garrison Street Bridge, Unvisited Isle, Witch House (The Dreams in the Witch House), Miskatonic Library (The Dunwich Horror), Historical Society, Miskatonic Museum (The Shadow Over Innsmouth), Sanitarium (The Thing on the Doorstep), St. Mary’s Hospital, The Unnamable (The Unnameable), Baptist Church, Chirstchurch, East Church, French Doctor’s House, Hangman’s Hill, West Church (Lovecraft’s map), First National Bank (Through the Gates of the Silver Key).

Dreamlands: Celephaïs (Celephaïs), Ulthar (The Cats of Ulthar), Ib, Sarnath (The Doom that came to Sarnath), Enchanted Woods, Ilarnek, Kadath, Kadatheron, Plateau of Leng, Sarkomand, Thraa, Tower of Koth, Underworld, Vale of Pnath (The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath).

Dunwich: Blasted Heath, Gardner House (The Colour Out of Space), Bishop’s Brook, Cold Spring Glen, Corey’s Farm, Devil’s Hop Yard, Dunwich Village, Hoadley House, Osborne’s General Store, Sentinel Hill, Ten–Acre Meadow, Whateley Farm (The Dunwich Horror), Aylesbury Pike (The Lurker at the Threshold).

Innsmouth: Devil Reef, First National Grocery, Gilman House, Innsmouth Harbour, Marsh Refinery, New Church Green, Old Masonic Hall, Y’ha-nthlei (The Shadow Over Innsmouth).

Kingsport: Wireless Station (At the Mountains of Madness), Central Hill, Congregational Church (The Silver Key), Hooper’s Pond, Strange High House, The Causeway (The Strange High House in the Mist), Hall School (The Thing on the Doorstep), North Point Lighthouse (The White Ship).

Elsewhere: Antarctica, Himalayas (At the Mountains of Madness), South Pacific Ocean (The Call of Cthulhu), Arabian Peninsula (The Nameless City), Catacombs of Nephren-Ka, Valley of Hadoth by the Nile (The Outsider).


Artifacts: Elixer of Life (The Alchemist), Statue of the Great Cthulhu (The Call of Cthulhu), Flute of the High Priest, Most Ancient One’s Sphere, Tablets of Nhing (The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath), Powder of Ibn Ghazi (The Dunwich Horror), Shining Trapezohedron (The Haunter of the Dark), Amulet of Leng (The Hound), Other-worldly Tiara (The Shadow Over Innsmouth), Silver Key (The Silver Key), Mi-go brain cylinder (The Whisperer in Darkness), Glass from Leng (The Gable Window).

Books: Observations on the Several Parts of Africa – Sir Wade Jermyn (Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family), Al-Azif – Abdul Alhazred, Necronomicon – Olaus Wormius (History of the Necronomicon), Thaumaturgicall Prodigies in the New-English Canaan – Rev. Ward Phillips (Lovecraft’s notes), Dark Cycle of Y’hu – ? (Selected Letters III), Albertus Magnus – Peter Jammy, Ars Magna et Ultima – Raymond Lully, Clavis Alchimiae – Fludd, De Lapide Philosophico – Trithemius, Hermes Trismegistus – Mesnard, Key of Wisdom – Artephius, Liber Investigationis – Geber, Liber-Damnatus – ?, Thesaurus Chemicus – Roger Bacon, Turba Philosophorum – ?, Zohar – ? (The Case of Charles Dexter Ward), Book of Azathoth – ? (The Dreams in the Witch House), Cryptomenysis Patefacta – Falconer, De Furtivis Literarum Notis – Giambattista Porta, Poligraphia – Trithemius, Traite des Chiffres – De Vigenere (The Dunwich Horror), Marvells of Science – Morryster (The Festival), Book of Dzyan – ?, Cultes des Goules – Comte d’Erlette, De Vermis Mysteriis – Ludvig Prinn, Liber Ivonis – ?, Unaussprechlichen Kulten – Friedrich von Junzt (The Haunter of the Dark), Pnakotic Manuscripts – ?, Seven Cryptical Books of Hsan – ? (The Other Gods), Eltdown Shards – ? (The Shadow Out of Time), Azathoth and Other Horrors – Edward Pickman Derby (The Thing on the Doorstep), The King in Yellow – ? (The Whisperer in Darkness), Black Book – Friedrich von Juntz (Out of the Aeons), Dhol Chants – ?, Pnakotic fragments – ? (The Horror in the Museum), Of Evill Sorceries done in New-England of Daemons in no Humane Shape – ? (The Lurker at the Threshold).