Shub Niggurath (The Black Goat of the Woods with a Thousand Young) is a cosmic entity living on the planet Yaddith, where her minions, the Dhole destroyed the civilisation of the Yaddithian. Shub-Niggurath is worshipped as fertility deity by many civilisations such as humans or Mi-Go.
- "Ever Their praises, and abundance to the Black Goat of the Woods. Iä! Shub-Niggurath!
- Iä! Shub-Niggurath! The Black Goat of the Woods with a Thousand Young!"
- -H.P. Lovecraft, "The Whisperer in Darkness"