Kraken/Cthulhu Tattoos – Meaning + Symbolism

Kraken / Cthulhu Tattoo meaning – just like an octopus, the kraken tattoo means the following: protection (like a Griffin), intelligence (like an owl), agility (like a panther), adaptability (just like an octopus), defense, etc. So, what do octopus/kraken tattoos represent? Altough they represent one thing for everyone, they have to mean something for you. Here are some pictures:

Monster Cthulhu tattoo

Monster Cthulhu tattoo

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Cthulhu tattoo design

Cthulhu tattoo design

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Kraken / Cthulhu Tattoo symbolism:

  • Kraken Symbolism/History: the Kraken is a legendary sea creature/monster. The Kraken is more like an octopus or a squid. The legends say that this sea creature was seen on the coasts of Greenland. Of course, these legends aren’t real, but it’s interesting to have such as tattoo, or even know its symbolism and history. You will find this sea-creature in the Norse mythology. The people searching for it, are also interested in: cetus, colossal squid, the big/gigantic octopus, etc. You can choose any of these sea-creatures for your new tattoo.
  • Cthulhu Symbolism/History: the Cthulhu is some sort of cosmic entity. The character first appeared in Weird Tales in the year 1928.

Here are some pictures for your future tattoo:

Cuttlefish tattoos

Cuttlefish tattoos

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Devil Kraken Tattoo

Devil Kraken Tattoo

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Kraken Tattoo Placement ideas – on your arm, on your leg, on your chest or even on your lower back. Most important – before getting such as tattoo, always make sure of one thing – that you really want/need that tattoo. It’s kinda hard to get rid of it afterwards. Do you need some pictures for your future tattoo?

Sea Monster Kraken tattoo

Sea Monster Kraken tattoo

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Another Sea Monster Kraken tattoo

Another Sea Monster Kraken tattoo

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