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* The Fractured Humans from {{Manga/Jagaaaaaan}}, [[PersonalityPowers manifests their psyches]] [[OneWingedAngel through their bodies]] in a morbid display of BodyHorror when triggered, often with lethal results for everyone around them when it happens. That their powers come from UncannyValley frogs merged with their bodies only makes them more disturbing.
* The Pillar Men from ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' are BodyHorror incarnate. Specific powers vary depending on the person, but they're all shown to be able to contort their bodies far beyond anything the most flexible, double-jointed human could even hope to do, and even crush their own skeletons into dust to slip through tiny spaces (fortunately, they also have an extremely powerful HealingFactor to undo it) and can effortlessly absorb any living thing into their bodies simply by touching them. More specific powers include burrowing inside other people's bodies and [[PeoplePuppets controlling them]], extending their ribcages to impale opponents, sprouting chainsaw arm blades, rotating their arms like drills fast enough to create powerful whirlwinds and firing RazorWind from holes in their bodies, and prehensile blood vessels that can inject literally boiling hot blood into people. When one Pillar Man is seemingly killed, his brain is able to escape his body and seize control of another person [[spoiler: and when the leader is transformed by the Stone Mask, he gains CompleteImmortality and the power to transform any part of his body into any animal, even when said parts aren't connected to his body (for example, he grows bird wings and fires razor sharp feathers at [=JoJo=]. The feathers then transform into piranhas to continue attacking him.)]]
** There's also the vampires [[spoiler:(originally created from humans by the Pillar Men with the Stone Mask ''as a food source'')]], and their [[OurZombiesAreDifferent zombie minions]] who get instances of this, such as being able to contort and warp their bodies in numerous freakish ways; one of them has a nest of venomous snakes in his head, another uses [[PrehensileHair his hair as a weapon]], and first arc BigBad Dio can ''[[EyeScream split open his eyes]] with a thought to shoot out the liquid inside with the power and accuracy of a sniper rifle''.
** And from the third arc onward, several Stands have those types of powers (such as a minuscule Stand that enters your brain through the ear canal and wreaks havoc on your nervous system or turns its victims into PeoplePuppets, or one that manifests as a pustulant, tumorous growth either on its wielder ([[spoiler:which covers them from head to toe and can be altered to make them look like a completely different person]]) or their enemy (where it grows into a grotesque homunculus/conjoined twin who then tries its damnedest to murder its host body). Those two examples are just two from early in the first arc to use Stands, and since the freakiness of said Stands only escalates in latter arcs... It's that kind of series.

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* The Fractured Humans from {{Manga/Jagaaaaaan}}, ''{{Manga/Jagaaaaaan}}'', [[PersonalityPowers manifests their psyches]] [[OneWingedAngel through their bodies]] in a morbid display of BodyHorror when triggered, often with lethal results for everyone around them when it happens. That their powers come from UncannyValley frogs merged with their bodies only makes them more disturbing.
* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'':
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The Pillar Men from ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureBattleTendency'' are BodyHorror incarnate. Specific powers vary depending on the person, but they're all shown to be able to contort their bodies far beyond anything the most flexible, double-jointed human could even hope to do, and even crush their own skeletons into dust to slip through tiny spaces (fortunately, they also have an extremely powerful HealingFactor to undo it) and can effortlessly absorb any living thing into their bodies simply by touching them. More specific powers include burrowing inside other people's bodies and [[PeoplePuppets controlling them]], extending their ribcages to impale opponents, sprouting chainsaw arm blades, rotating their arms like drills fast enough to create powerful whirlwinds and firing RazorWind from holes in their bodies, and prehensile blood vessels that can inject literally boiling hot blood into people. When one Pillar Man is seemingly killed, his brain is able to escape his body and seize control of another person [[spoiler: and when the leader is transformed by the Stone Mask, he gains CompleteImmortality and the power to transform any part of his body into any animal, even when said parts aren't connected to his body (for example, he grows bird wings and fires razor sharp feathers at [=JoJo=]. The feathers then transform into piranhas to continue attacking him.)]]
** There's also the vampires [[spoiler:(originally created from humans by the Pillar Men with the Stone Mask ''as a food source'')]], and their [[OurZombiesAreDifferent zombie minions]] who get instances of this, such as being able to contort and warp their bodies in numerous freakish ways; one of them has a nest of venomous snakes in his head, another uses [[PrehensileHair his hair as a weapon]], and first arc ''[[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventurePhanotmBlood Phantom Blood]]'''s BigBad Dio can ''[[EyeScream split open his eyes]] with a thought to shoot out the liquid inside with the power and accuracy of a sniper rifle''.
** And from the [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureStardustCrusaders third arc arc]] onward, several Stands have those types of powers (such as a minuscule Stand that enters your brain through the ear canal and wreaks havoc on your nervous system or turns its victims into PeoplePuppets, or one that manifests as a pustulant, tumorous growth either on its wielder ([[spoiler:which covers them from head to toe and can be altered to make them look like a completely different person]]) or their enemy (where it grows into a grotesque homunculus/conjoined twin who then tries its damnedest to murder its host body). Those two examples are just two from early in the first arc to use Stands, and since the freakiness of said Stands only escalates in latter arcs... It's that kind of series.


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** ''TabletopGame/WraithTheOblivion'' has Pandemonium, the Arcanos for the creation of classic haunting effects such as bending local time and space into pretzels or spawning various disgusting things to terrify the living.
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** [[TabletopGame/GeistTheSinEaters Sin-Eaters]] have the Caul Manifestation, allowing them to assume a whole range of horrifying forms. Most notable are the Industrial Caul (which allows them to implant objects in their body) and the Phantasmal Caul (which lets them transform into a living nightmare that can induce paralytic fear or outright madness).

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** In first edition, [[TabletopGame/GeistTheSinEaters Sin-Eaters]] have the Caul Manifestation, allowing them to assume a whole range of horrifying forms. Most notable are the Industrial Caul (which allows them to implant objects in their body) and the Phantasmal Caul (which lets them transform into a living nightmare that can induce paralytic fear or outright madness). In second edition, they have several Haunts with particularly Lovecraftian effects, including the Boneyard, when they want to do a haunted house; the Caul, merging with their geist to grant them abilities like transforming into uncanny and disturbing forms, spawning a homunculus from their body, or swallowing a corpse or ghost whole to mimic their form and abilities; and the Rage, when they want to make someone suffer, physically or psychologically.



*** Similarly, the [[ILoveNuclearPower Zeky]] get a ''whole'' bunch of unwholesome Transmutations based around atomic energy and its side effects. Three words: [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Mind. Control. Tumor.]]

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*** Similarly, the first edition's [[ILoveNuclearPower Zeky]] get a ''whole'' bunch of unwholesome Transmutations based around atomic energy and its side effects. Three words: [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Mind. Control. Tumor.]]



** The fourth clause of the Contract of Mirrors allows [[TabletopGame/ChangelingTheLost changelings]] to turn a limb into a weapon, their skin into bark, etc.

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** The fourth clause of the Contract of Mirrors allows [[TabletopGame/ChangelingTheLost changelings]] to turn a limb into a weapon, their skin into bark, etc., in first edition.


* Shadowspawn of the Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse is an EldritchAbomination from outer space who [[DarkIsEdgy generates tentacles of shadow and darkness]] that can drain the life out of people. In addition, Shadowspawn itself is a ClingyCostume that is slowly devouring the human being it has engulfed. When it finishes eating its current "host", it will move on to another host.

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* Shadowspawn of the Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse is an EldritchAbomination from outer space who [[DarkIsEdgy [[CastingAShadow generates tentacles of shadow and darkness]] that can drain the life out of people. In addition, Shadowspawn itself is a ClingyCostume that is slowly devouring the human being it has engulfed. When it finishes eating its current "host", it will move on to another host.

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** It's noted that a Beast's Atavisms (powers which essentially allow its human form to take on properties of its Soul for a moment) qualify for this in one of two different ways, depending on who's watching. Creatures with supernatural perception can see the Beast's human form sprout claws long enough to tear through metal, or turn into a dragon long enough to breath fire. Mortals, on the other hand, see an apparently ordinary man breathing fire or tearing through metal with his bare hands.

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*** Speaking of Omniverse, this trope gets ramped up even further in Ben's case, introducing Ball Weevil and Pesky Dust, the cutest forms on the Omnitrix to date... and also Toepick, whose face, normally kept hidden behind his mask, could leave any species in the universe pants-wettingly terrified[[note]]In fact, Toepick on his own could qualify as an example of this trope[[/note]]. As for the FridgeHorror-laiden introductions, we have things like Atomix[[note]]He can manipulate nuclear energy... do we even need to explain it?[[/note]] and Gravattack[[note]]He can manipulate gravity. He can also use the laws of general relativity to his advantage, and can reduce the speed of objects (or, in some cases, creatures) to nothing even if they were moving at the speed of light before. If he's not careful, however, this can create a ''black hole''. Also, if his bright red core takes too much damage, it will enter meltdown and explode[[/note]].


* There's a species of lizard, the Texan Horned Lizard, that sprays blood from its eyes when threatened. Other species can stab their own ribs through their poison glands and out their sides.

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* There's a species of lizard, the Texan Horned Lizard, that sprays blood from its eyes when threatened. Other species threatened.
* The Spanish ribbed newt
can stab their its own ribs through their its poison glands and out their of its sides.


* Taylor in ''Fanfic/StarryEyes'' can harness the {{Eldritch Abomination}}s in her body and use their powers while in fights. Currently she can fly, use sound eating snow, and use [[CombatTentacles shapeshifting tentacles]].

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* Taylor Taylor/Starfield in ''Fanfic/StarryEyes'' her superpower is to use the superpowers of various [[EldritchAbomination Lovecraftian entities]] by cutting off her skin (she can harness put it back). Aria, being a shoggoth, gets this the {{Eldritch Abomination}}s most (she’s the one with mouths and eyes in her body and use their powers while in fights. Currently she can fly, use sound eating snow, and use [[CombatTentacles shapeshifting tentacles]].tentacles]]), but Melody’s flight has been described as clawing at the air, and Rest is basically a living snowfall that eats sound.


* In ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' the 9th Espada Aaronerio has resurrection.

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* In ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', the 9th Espada Aaronerio has resurrection.Aaronerio's Resurreccion form turns him into a gigantic EldritchAbomination-like tentacled mass, with the upper half of his still human-sized humanoid body on top of it.

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** Several monster classes/types have Lovecraftian superpowers. While the abberation type monsters are the most obvious, other creatures count like liches. While liches are undead, the mechanics of their undeath are pretty damn Lovecraftian. A lich's soul is kept in a [[SoulJar phylactery]] and unless it's destroyed, their horrible rotted bodies just reconstruct and reform. Graveknights even moreso as they are the souls of evil warriors that won't rest and inhabit their armor. So even if you destroy the body inside it doesn't matter because the armor is the real vessel. So you might end up fighting a trashed empty suit of armor that keeps reconstructing itself much like a lich with its phylactery.


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The important thing to remember is that it doesn't matter whether the abilities have a body horror element to them. While this is the most common and obvious version of a Lovecraftian super power, keep in mind the definition of the word "Eldritch" (a word Lovecraft seemed to love so much he almost uses it as a form of punctuation). Anything superpower or ability fitting the definition of eldritch- uncanny, unearthly, weird; not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws, is a Lovecraftian super power. In a setting with were magic is unnatural (you can only get it by screwing with stuff you really shouldn't), magic would be lovecraftian. If magic is normal to the setting, then BlackMagic would count as Lovecraftian. Anything supernatural in the setting that would make even the wisest and sagacious guru say "Holy S#@&! That ain't right!" would count.



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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Pandora can partially transform into [[http://egscomics.com/comic/2009-11-11 a monstrous form]] similar in appearance to the page image that includes what Dan describes as "chaotic limbs of madness" with claws everywhere. She can then [[http://egscomics.com/comic/2009-11-13 use those limbs]] as CombatTentacles.

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