The Netherim are monstrous creatures from the Nether Realm. According to the Guardian of the Wild the Netherim, led by a Netherim King, attempted to invade "our world an age ago."
The Netherim appear in the form of monstrosities with tentacles, which leads to question the Sunken Estherian Ruins under Torchlight
having tentacle statues. Also removed from Torchlight I
(meshes were created however and left in the game files, which was later introduced through a mod by the modding
community) was a boss
monster with Tentacles.
are said to have forged a dark pact with the Netherim, and were granted undreamed of power to inflict cruel suffering on their enemies. The Witches would sacrifice any, including their own humanity to power their foul rites.