The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
Lovecraftian horror is a subgenre of horror fiction that emphasizes the cosmic horror of the unknown (and in some cases, unknowable) more than gore or other elements of shock. Some of the creatures he named had names almost unpronounceable and that saying them out loud would draw their cosmic gaze.
20 names inspired by his works can be found below and were created from this “Lovecraftian Horror Namer” pdf.
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|1||The Demented Brood of Yulashogguazel|
|2||The Dismal Doppleganger of Ginulhihotepbrextha|
|3||The Flying Vandal of Azazothitheddreybrex|
|4||The Greater Giant of Ghatan-xio’drah|
|5||The Grisly Hydra of Mig’oxa’xex|
|6||The Grotesque Cannibal of Xian-azashlyth|
|7||The Hideous Butcher of Keiuga|
|8||The Horrific Scraper of Shog-xanho|
|9||The Infected Goblin of Azarthothurathrath|
|10||The Loathsome Progeny of Ugg’ikesh|
|11||The Moldy Thug of Nyag’yanxan|
|12||The Poisonous Apostle of Gro-lash|
|13||The Poisonous Rat of Shyg’gothazash|
|14||The Profane Ogre of Clen-endox|
|15||The Repulsive Glutton of Mhii’aten’ush|
|16||The Savage Ones of Doh’zyigdren|
|17||The Ugly Feline of Tak-hoth’pux|
|18||The Ugly Goat of Kynnarzhoscahu|
|19||The Unkilliable Hydra of Yegulhiothoaigogthorc|
|20||The Wailing Visitor of Clen’yaya|