Demon Dictionary

 

This file courtesy of  S. Connolly and DB Publishing

 

 

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Disclaimer: The purposes listed for the various Demons in the hierarchies and Demon directory come from a Christian viewpoint. Demonolators do not necessarily agree on the attributes. The only way you can actually know a Demon’s true attributes is to work with that Demon. The lessons a Demon can teach, or an attribute it has, can vary depending on what the practitioner needs and what wisdom the Demon can impart.

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Abaddon - (Hebrew) Destroyer, Advisor. Said to be chief of demons. Sometimes regarded as the destroying angel.

Abdiel- (Arabic) from "Abd" meaning slave. Lord of slaves/slavery.

Abduxuel - (Enochian) One of the demonic rulers of the lunar mansions.

Abigor - (Unk) allegedly a warrior demon who commands sixty legions. Weyer names him as god of Grand Duke of Hell. Appears in a pleasant form. Also Abigar - Can foretell future and give military advice.

Aclahayr- (Unk) Of the fourth hour of the Nuctemeron, the genius spirit.

Adad, Addu- (Babylonian, Hittite) god of the storm.

Adramalech - (Samarian) devil. Commander of Hell. Wierius' chancellor of infernal regions. In Assyria where he was worshipped, children were supposedly burned at his alters.

Adriel - Mansions of the moon among the Enochian demons.

Aeshma, Aesma- (Persian) One of seven archangels of the Persians. Adopted later into Hebrew mythology as Asmodeus. Has been recorded in history for at least three thousand years. Said to be a small hairy demon able to make men perform cruel acts.

Ahazu-demon - the seizure demon of the night.

Agaliarept - (Hebrew) commander of armies. Aussi General of hell - Grimoire of Pope Honorius..

Agares or Aguares- (Unk) devil. Wierius' hierarchy states Agares is the demon of courage.

Agathodemon - (Egyptian) a good demon worshipped by the egyptians.

Agramon - (Unk) Demon of fear

Agrat-bat-mahlaht - One of Satan's wives and demoness of whores.

Ahpuch - (Mayan) devil.

Ahriman - (Mazdean) devil. Ahremanes was the name given to fallen angels by the Persians.

Alastor - (Unk) Wierius' cruel demon called "the executioner."

Aldinach - (Egyptian) A demon who causes natural disasters (i.e. floods, hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes).

Allocen- One of the 72 spirits of Solomon.

Alocer, Allocer- (Unk) Grand duke of hell. One of Solomon's 72 spirits.

Alu-Demon - (Semitic) Night demon.

Amaimon- One of the 72 spirits of Solomon.

Amaymon - Evil Spirit, king of South.

Amducious - (Hebrew) The destroyer. Also Amducias - Grand Duke of Hades. According to Wierius a demon of music.

Amon, Ammon - (Egyptian) Sun God. Much like Lucifer except controls reproduction and life. See also Amaimon, Amoymon, Amaymon, and Aamon.

Amy - One of the 72 spirits of Solomon. Said to be supreme president of hell. He will trade knowledge for the human soul.

Anamelech, Anomylech - (Assyrian) bearer of bad news. An obscure demon. His name means "good king". Some sources claim Anamelech is the moon goddess while Andramalech is the sun god.

Andras - (Unk) god of quarrels. Grand marquis of hell.

Andrealphus - One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon.

Andromalius- One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon.

Anini - One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon.

Anneberg - (German) demon of mines.

Ansitif - (unk) Possessed Sister Barbara of St. Michael in 1643 during the possessions of the nuns at Louviers.

Apollyn - (Greek) Another name for Satan.

Ardat-Lile - (Semitic) a female spirit/demon who weds human beings and wreaks havoc in the dwellings of men.

Arioch - (unk) Demon of vengeance. He delivers vengeance only when called on.

Arphaxat - (Unk) The demon who possessed Loise de Pinterville during the possession of the nuns at Loudun.

Ashtaroth, Astaroth (Phonician)- goddess of lust, seduction. Same as Ishtar. Turned male in christian mythology - Lord Treasurer of Hell. Prince of accusers and inquisitors. Demon of vanity and sloth. One of the 72 spirits of Solomon.

Asmodeus, Asmoday - (Hebrew) god of lust. A demon most commonly involved in possession cases, particularly noted in the possession of the Louviers nuns. Evolved from the Persian Aeshma. See Aeshma.

Astarte- Queen of spirits of the dead.

Aym - (Unk) Grand duke of hell. Also Haborym.

Ayperos- (Unk) Prince of hell. Subordinate in Grimoire of Pope Honorius.

Azazel - (Hebrew) god/demon of war. See also Azael.

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Baal, Bael (Hebrew) devil. Means "the lord." The Canaanites worshipped Baal and held rituals at which children were burned for sacrifice. According to Wierius, this demon is the first monarch of hell and appears as a three headed beast. Bael is cited in the Grand Grimiore as commanding general of infernal armies.


Baalberith, Balberith - (Canaanite) Lord of covenant later made god of death. According to Wierius - a demon master of the infernal alliance. In some hierarchies he is the secretary of the archives of hell. Demon of blasphemy and murder.

Baalzephon - (Canaanite) Captain of guard and sentinels of Hell according to Wierius.

Babael - (Unk) Keeper of graves.

Balaam - (Hebrew) avarice and greed.

Balan - (Unk) A demon in Wierius' hierarchy said to be high in the monarchy. The demon of finesse and ruses. Also a prince of hell.

Balban - (Unk) a demon of delusion.

Baltazo- (Unk)The Demon who possessed Nicole Aubry of Laon in 1566.

Baphomet - God of the Templar's. Worshiped as Satan. The Templar's are thought, by some, to be one of the earliest sects of Demonolatry.

Barbas- (Unk) a demon of mechanics according to some hierarchies.

Barbetos- (Unk) Duke of Hades.

Bar-Lgura - (Semitic) A gargoyle type demon who is said to sit atop houses and pounce on the inhabitants.

Barqu -(Unk) The demon who keeps the secrets of the philosophers stone.

Barzabel - Associated with Machidael and Barchiel.

Bast -(Egyptian) goddess of pleasure. Represented by a cat.

Bathym, Bathim, Bathin- (Unk) See also Marthim. Demon of herbs and precious stones according to Wierius. One of the 72 spirits of Solomon.

Bayemon - (Unk) According to the Grimiore of Pope Honorius a reigning monarch demon presiding over western infernal region.

Bechard, Bechaud- (Unk) A demon mentioned in Key Of Solomon as demon of tempests. Demon of the natural forces.

Beelzebub, Beelzebuth, Belzebath- (Hebrew) Lord of Flies. Among the demons blamed for the demonic possessions of the nuns at Loudun. Chief of false gods.

Behemoth - (Hebrew) Another name for Satan.

Beherit - (Syriac) Another name for Satan.

Belial or Beliar- (Hebrew) The earth elemental. Speculation has suggested the name Belial comes from the Hebrew phrase beli ya 'al meaning "without worth." Prince of trickery. One of the 72 spirits of Solomon.

Belphegor, Belphegore, Baalphegor- (Moabites?) Demon of discovery, invention, and riches.

Berith - One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon.

Biffant - (Unk) The demon who allegedly possessed Denise de la Caille.

Bifrons - (Unk) Wierius' demon of astronomy, geometry, and other such sciences. A demon who lights strange lights above tombs of the dead.

Bile’ - (Celtic) god of Hell.

Bileth - One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon.

Blisargon - (Unk) Grand enticer of thieves until he brings his followers to destruction.

Botis - One of the 72 spirits of Solomon.

Buer- (Unk) a demon of the second order who commands fifty legions. One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon.

Bune - (Unk) One of Wierius' demons of death.

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Caacrinolaas - (Unk) Wierius' demon of knowledge of liberal arts. Appears as a Griffon. Also Grand President of Hell. Also Caasimolar or Glasya.
Cambions - (Unk) Offspring of Incubi and Succubi.

Carreau - Mercilessness.

Cassiel, Caspiel- (Unk) Ruler of Saturn.

Caym, Caim - (Unk) Grand President of Hell. One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon.

Chamos - no description.

Charon - Boatman of hell. Ferries souls across styx and/or archeron.

Chax - (Unk) Grand duke of hell. Also Scox.

Chemosh - (Moabite) devil.

Chomie - (Enochian) no description.

Cimeries - (African) devil.

Clauneck - Demon over treasures and riches.

Clisthert- (Unk) a demon who can change day to night and night to day.

Colopatiron - Of the 9th hour of the Nuctemeron, genius. Sets prisons open.

Cresil - (Unk) Demon of impurity and slovenliness. Also Gressil.

Cunali - One of the demons of the 8th hour of the Nuctemeron.

Cusion - no description.

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Dagon - (Philistine) another serpent god and god of ocean.

Dabriel - no description

Dameal, Deamiel- no description

Dantalian - One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon.

Decarabia - One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon.

Delepitorae, Delepitore- (Unk) demoness of sorcery enlightenment.

Demogorgon, Gorgo - (Greek) devil.

Demoriel - no description

Diriel - no description

Dracula - (Romanian) devil.

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Eblis - (Mohammedan) god of fire. Also Haris.
Emma-O - (Japanese) ruler of Hell.

Euronymous, Eurynomous - (Greek) god of death. Prince of hell who feeds upon corpses.

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Flereous, Feurety - (Unk) god of fire. Fire Elemental used in place of Satan. Lieutenant of hell.

Furfur - (Unk) Holds rank as count of hell.


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Geryon - (literary- Dante) Centaur/Dragon who guards hell.
Guecubu - (Chili) Evil spirits.


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Haborym - (Hebrew) Another name for Satan.
Hecate - (Greek) goddess of underworld and sorcery. Queen of witches.

Hela - (Teutonic) goddess of death, daughter of Loki.

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Ifrits - (Arabic) Evil, hideous spectres. Became Genies in Persian and Indian mythology. Also associated with Jinns and Divs of Persia.
Incubus - male demon of seduction said to invade a woman’s dreams. Note various spellings: Incubus, Incubus. Plural = Incubi

Ishtar - (Babylonian) goddess of fertility.

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Jezebeth - (Unk) the demon of falsehoods.

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Kali - (Hindu) daughter of Shiva, the destroyer. A succubus/succumbus.
Kasdeya - The book of enoch refers to this demon as the "fifth satan"

Kobal - (Unk) Hell's entertainment liaison.

Kostchtchie - (Russian) a goblin of death.


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Leonard - (see also Urian; german) Demon of sorcery . Appears as a giant black goat.
Leviathan - (Hebrew) the serpent, the raging sea. Snake worship. Water Elemental. Grand admiral of hell. Seen as androgynous.

Lilith - (Hebrew) in Hebrew myth - Adam’s first wife. Later wife to Satan. According to many demonologists, Lilith presides over Succubi. Lilith is said to attempt to destroy newborn infants. For this reason the practice of writing a formula to drive Lilith away on all four corners of the birth chamber was adopted by the Jews. Lilith is the princess of hell.

Loki - (Teutonic) devil.

Lucifer - (Roman) The Light Bringer. Air Elemental. Often misconstrued as being Satan. They are two separate demons.

Lucifuge, Lucifuge Rofocale - (Roman) devil.

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Malphas - (Unk) Grand president of the infernal regions. Appears as a crow.
Mammon - (Aramaic) god of wealth & profit.

Mandragoras - (Unk) Familiar demons. They are attributed to the mandrake root and considered gifts from Satan to the sorcerer who conjures them.

Mania - (Etruscan) goddess of Hell.

Mantus - (Etruscan) god of hell.

Mara - (Buddhist) a demon who attempts to damn the soul.

Mastema - (Unk) leader of human/demon offspring

Melchom - (Unk) the treasurer of the palace of hell.

Mephistopholes, Mesphito - (Greek) the light shunner. Counterpart of Lucifer.

Merihim - (unk) the prince of pestilence.

Metztli - (Aztec) goddess of night

Mictain -(Aztec) god of death

Moloch - (Phoenician) devil

Mormo - (Greek) God of Spirits. Hecate’s Consort.

Mullin - (Unk) Leonard's right hand man.

Murmur- (Unk) Demon of music. A count of hell.

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Naamah - (Hebrew) seduction
Naburus, Naberios - (Unk) protector of the gates of hell. Associated with Cerberos. A marquis of hell.

Nebiros - (Unk) Mar De Camp of hell.

Nergal - (Babylonian) god of underworld. A second order demon.

Nihasa - (American Indian) devil.

Nija - (Polish) god of underworld

Nina -(Babylonian) Serpent Goddess.

Nybras - (Unk) an inferior demon who publicizes the pleasures of hell.

Nysrogh- (Unk) another second order demon - who- is chief of staff in the palace of hell.


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Orias - (Unk) Demon of divination. Marquis of hell.
Oroan - (Guyana) Demon of the eclipse.

Orthon - (Unk) a demon of unknown origin who is said to have ties with possessions in france and with the Satanic-Masonic cult of Palladinism in 19th century Italy.

O’Yama - (Japanese) Another name for Satan.

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Pan - (Greek) god of lust.
Paymon - (Unk) master of infernal ceremonies.

Philotanus - (Unk) a second order demon in service to Belial.

Pluto - (Roman) god of underworld.

Proserpine - (Greek) queen of underworld.

Pwcca - (Welsh) Pooka in Celtic Mythos derived from this name for Satan.

Pyro - (Unk) A demon prince of falsehood.

Pytho - (Unk) a demon of lies. A serpent demon.

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Rahu - (Hindu) devil.
Rakshasa - (India) demon whose appearance in the least, horrifying.

Raum- (Unk) a count of hell.

Rimmon - (Syrian) devil.

Ronwe - (Unk) the demon of knowledge. In some accounts - a lesser demon.


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Sabazios - (Phrygian) the snake. Serpent worship.
Samael - (Unk) it is thought this angel of death was the demon who tempted Eve. Also the prince of air. This is merely another name for satan.

Samnu - (Asian) devil.

Satan, Shaitan (Satan/Hebrew Shaitan/Arabic) The Adversary. Lord of fire. Fire Elemental.

Satanchia (Hebrew/Greek) devil. Same as Satan.

Sargatanas - brigadier of hell.

Sedit (American Indian) devil.

Sekhmet (Egyptian) goddess of vengeance.

Semiazas - (Unk) said to be the chief of all fallen angels.

Set - (Egyptian) devil.

Shabriri - (Jewish Myth) a demon who strikes people blind.

Shiva - (Hindu) the destroyer.

Sonnilion, Sonnillon - (Armenian) goddess of hate.

Succorbenoth - (Unk) demon of jealousy and said to protect gates and bridge ways.

Succumbus, Succubus- female demon of seduction. Said to seduce males while sleeping. Note various spellings. Plural - Succubi.

Supay - (Inca) god of underworld.

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T’an-mo - (Chinese) devil of desire.
Tchort - (Russian) The Black God. Another name for Satan.

Tezcatlipoca - (Aztec) god of Hell.

Tezrian - (Armenian) goddess of war

Thamuz - (Sumerian) devil. An ambassador of hell. Said to have started the inquisition and to have invented artillery.

Thoth - (Egyptian) god of magick.

Troian - (Russian) night demon.

Tunrida - (Scandanavian) devil.

Typhon - (Greek) Another name for Satan.

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Ukobach or Urobach - (Unk) a fire demon.
Unsere - (Unk) goddess of sorcery and fertility.

Uphir - (Unk) the head demon physician in the palace of hell.

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Valafar- (unk) another grand duke of hell.

Veltis - (Babylonian) Evil spirit who assaulted St. Margaret.

Verdelet - (Unk) Master of ceremonies of infernal court. Demon of the second order.

Verin - (Unk) the demon of impatience.

Vetis - (Unk) the temptor of the holy.

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Xaphan - (Unk) another fire demon. Keeper of the furnaces of hell.

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Yaotzin - (Aztec) god of Hell.
Yen-lo-Wang (Chinese) ruler of Hell.

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Zabulon - (Unk) Demon who possessed one of the nuns at Loudun.

Zaebos - (Sumerian) Grand Count of hell said to have gentile disposition.

Zagam, Zagom - (Unk) Grand king and president of infernal regions. Said to change things into its opposite. Demon of counterfeit.

Zapan - (Unk) One of the kings of hell according to Wierius.

Zeernebooch- (German) monarch of the empire of the dead.

Zepar - (Unk) Grand duke of hell - god of war. Also Vepar and Separ