Binomen Unknown
Average height 100 ft. (estimate)
Sapience Possibly sapient
Aggressivity High (though usually docile)
Habitat Toxic Jungle
Diet Possible herbivore
Lifespan Unknown
Subspecies None
Status Least Concern
Behind the Scenes
Universe Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Created by Hayao Miyazaki

Ohmu, also known as Gorgons, are enormous crustaceans native to the Toxic Jungle, a near global forest of fungi and giant insects.



An enraged ohmu.

Ohmu protect the Toxic Jungle, violently pursuing anyone that harms it or the creatures that live there. They can become so enraged that they can destroy entire cities when travelling in groups. They also spread the spores of the fungal plants, making the Jungle larger. Their exoskeleton is very durable, stronger than the toughest of ceramics and their eye casings are sometimes collected. Ohmu are a hivemind, and can even communicate with some individuals. They are also capable of healing others utilizing a mass of tendrils located at the front of their heads

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