The Chthonic Fuzz (pronounced: THAH-nik) creates fat, corpulent,fudgy, sludgy, fuzz tones designed to pair perfectly with single coil, P90, gold-foil, and DeArmond style pickups. It also works great with PAF-style humbuckers, but this fuzz was designed with brighter guitars and bright, clean amps in mind.

Starting with a beloved single-knob ‘70’s fuzz circuit, DOD experimented with adding a subtle tone control (Lustre), and then a separate gain control (Fuzz). This yielded a simple yet powerful fuzz with an earthy, dark flavor. Straight-up transistor clipping using a pair of 2N2222 transistors allows guitar volume knob clean-up similar to other classic fuzzes, but the Chthonic comes from a different dimension. Think of it as a kind of classic fuzz from an alternate universe.

The Chthonic’s Kraken/Cthulhu graphics are courtesy of the same artist that did the Carcosa Fuzz art. The Chthonic is a psychotic dizygotic dark companion to the Carcosa Fuzz that takes its place in the pantheon of the underworld.


Dimensions: 4.68” x 2.63”x 2.25” (L x W x H)

11.88 cm (L) x 6.68 cm (W) x 5.71 cm (H)

Weight: ~1.0 lbs.

  ~ 0.453 kg.

Input(s): 1 x 1/4” instrument

Output(s): 1 x 1/4”

Chassis Material: All Metal

Power Supply: 9V Alkaline Dry Battery or PS200R Power Supply

Warranty: 1 Year

Expect the Chthonic Fuzz in stores Mid November


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