Mind flayers

Creatures theme

Includes mindflayers or creatures that resemble them: tall and slender alien humanoids with 4 or so tentacles surrounding a beak-like mouth used to devour the brains of their victims (food).


Name variations: illithid

The first video game about Mind flayers was released in 1985.

Beamdog, SSI and Interplay has published most of these games

Although an invention for the Dungeons & Dragons RPG, mind flayers have made appearances in other settings unrelated to D&D.