The Elder Gods, also referred to as the Gods of Eld, are a group of powerful entities, based in the city of Elysia and around the star Glyu-uho. They are the enemies of the Great Old Ones. It is said they were the ones who imprisoned most of the Old Ones, though others say they merely monitor them. They also invented the Elder Sign. The Elder Gods and are reported by at least one source to be benevolent towards humanity, though others think they care no more for humanity than their enemies do.
List of Elder Gods
The Elder Gods were not part of H.P. Lovecraft's initial conception, but gradually developed through the works of August Derleth and Brian Lumley.