Demons and Sh*t – Ifrit

Name: IfritType/Title: Spirit of the dead/fireOrigin: Islamic According to my research, an ifrit, contrary to what the Final Fantasy summon by the same name suggests, are more associated with spirits of the dead than they are with fire. Though some folklore claims they are made from smoke and fire, which is probably where that association […]

Demons and Sh*t – Hiei

Name: HieiType/Title: Fire DemonOrigin: Anime (Yu Yu Hakusho) Yes, I am a nerd. My “H” demon is an anime character. I’m not sorry. Hiei is a fire demon from the anime Yu Yu Hakusho. He’s kind of a badass. He starts the series off as a villain and a nasty one at that. He has […]

Demons and Sh*t – Ghoul

Name: GhoulType/Title: Flesh-eatersOrigin: Pre-Islamic Arabic I believe this is my first demon that isn’t a specific named demon. Ghouls are generally thought of as flesh-eaters; they eat dead bodies. I believe they were originally a kind of pre-Islamic demonic entity that like to hang out in cemeteries and desecrate the graves so they can eat, […]

Demons and Sh*t – Fyrus

Name: FyrusType/Title: Goron Mines boss/Twilit IgniterOrigin: The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess Fyrus is the name of the boss of the Goron Mines in one of my favorite Zelda games, Twilight Princess. Fyrus is the name of the demon Darbus, the chief of the Gorons, becomes after he interacts with the Fused Shadow in the […]

Demons and Sh*t – Emma-O

Name: Emma-ōType/Title: Overlord of HellOrigin: Japanese Buddhism Emma-ō is a demon I’d been mostly unfamiliar with. I found the name in Anton LaVey’s Satanic Bible, as one of his Infernal Names to be invoked during the Invocation to Satan. After doing a bit of research, I realized I was more familiar with Emma-ō, or King […]