Skythulhu is the main antagonist of the 2010 Canadian horror film Altitude.
A group of friends flying in a small plane to see a concert are hit with mysterious turbulence that traps them in a nightmarish alternate dimension filled with endless sky and inhabited by a giant, tentacled monster.
Skythulhu is a large dark cephalopod-like beast with a lamprey-like mouth lined with sharp teeth and over 50 long thin tentacles.
Powers and Abilities
Skythulhu possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Superhuman strength
- Sharp teeth
Skythulhu survives to the end of the film.
- The creature is never named in the film, but fans have taken to calling it "Skythulhu" due to its similarities with H. P. Lovecraft's monster Cthulhu.
- Skythulhu is loosely based on atmospheric beasts, cryptozoological creatures described as large wispy creatures that live in the Earth's upper atmosphere.