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Krakens are much like octopi, but usually have 10 arms. A Decapus?
As of 3/12, the name Kraken won't be used anymore, since it's only from the last 200 years.
"As we desire to use period terms whenever possible, based on this research we will no longer use the blazon term kraken, but will instead use calamarie or cuttle-fish to describe squid. Due to the similarity with the modern word, we will use the blazon term polypus to describe the octopus. The SCA default orientations remain the same, with polypus defaulting to tentacles to base, and calamarie defaulting to tentacles to chief. There is no difference granted for type, only for orientation."

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