Winner: FF Century Worm Match #7 ToH Mongrel Man vs. FF Mongrel Folk Winner: NG Trogdor Match #8 ToH Crypt Thing and Huecuva vs… Match #5 (round 1) ToH Orcus vs. BoVD Orcus. Asmodeus (72 legions) Belial (50 legions) Astaroth (40 legions) Sathanas (38 legions) The fortunes and influences of the spirits fluctuate as the demons vie for power in the Infernal Hierarchy. The location of his body was kept secret from everyone including other devils and everyone who learnt of the truth … From my own research it seems like although the Lord of the Nine Hells and the Goddess of Death wouldn't get on, at all, but they would both want Orcus weakened or killed to further their own plans, right? Orcus was a demon lord and master of the undead. Orcus cared for nothing save himself—not even his devotees and undead servants—and focused only on spreading misery and evil. Basic Information Despite Orcus regaining control over Thanatos, Kiaransalee's taint could still be found in the city of Naratyr on the Frozen Sea south of the layer, and in the so-called Forbidden Citadel in the city of Lachrymosa, located in the Final Hills. Home After his death, his soul, like the souls of all chaotic evil mortals, went to the Abyss and Orcus began his afterlife as a lowly larva. Lord of the Undead Prince of the Undead Prince of Undeath[1] Blood Lord[1] Tenebrous Orcus is the Prince of the Undead, and it is said that he alone created the first undead that walked the worlds. Orcus ruled from his palace of Everlost in the bone-meal desert of Oblivion's End, north of a vast mountain chain called the Final Hills that cut across the layer. Even though there are other demon lords aspiring to the title of "Prince of the Undead", Orcus' claim to the title went unchallenged for the most part. Completing this collection will give you on additional bonus of 10. However, as a result of his second death and resurrection, Orcus again lost his divinity and became the demon prince he once was. He rules over the Nine Hells of Baator and is considered the grand ruler of Lawful Evil beings. This makes them the exemplars of their alignment (LE for devils, CE for demons), and of the outer plane of that alignment. 3.5 Edition Statistics[5] Magic Resistance: Asmodeus has 90% vs. … The following beings were some of Orcus's most infamous servants: I will be the last creature when I am done. Its quality varies from uncommon to legendary with its rank. During the Creation War, a greater force sent Asmodeus to … A karcist most often makes compacts for such benefits as wealth, longevity with slowed aging, immunity to disease, etc., with … ... (according to Lore) the Bloodwar. 3e Orcus is the Demon Prince of Undeath and the Lord of Necromancy. [5e] Lore Question: Asmodeus, Orcus & Raven Queen. His inspiration is Satan from Christianity. 1e Asmodeus' true form was that of a hundreds of miles long wingless snake with scales. Barbarians, however, will pas with flying colors if in rage; druids, wizards (especially divination), and monks also have a fair chance of succeeding, especially with later immunities for the monk; and fighter and rogue have also a fairly good … He expects and appreciates flattery, but its never fooled by it, seeing it as a negotiati… Debates. Garthelaun died in −235 DR.[9], In −259 DR, Orcus fathered Ilithkar Darakh on a woman of the Darakh line, who was sacrificed following Ilithkar's birth. Ilithkar became king of Narfell in −235 DR, following the death of his half-brother Garthelaun. The Demogorgons Girdle of Might is an artifact belt. Orcus, the Blood Lord. Orcus also wielded a powerful artifact known as the Orcusword. Chaotic Evil Thanatos, 113th layer of the Abyss[2] Occasionally: Broken Scale, 333rd layer of the Abyss[3][4][note 1] 4e One of his most identifiable symbols was the artifact known as the Wand of Orcus, a skull-topped wand with the power to slay any living being. Orcus' divinity thereafter existed as a vestige, named Tenebrous, and could be called upon by binders. Luckily for them its not his style. He was apparently a wicked spellcaster of some sort, most probably a priest to some dark deity. 28 As I recall, Sammael did much the same thing to escape Hell and has almost become a Nether Fiend. 1; 2; First Prev 2 of 2 Go to page. Rules Information Regardless of what the novel says unless Lolth has been super depowered and Demogorgon elevated to divine status, which no source says he has. Like many of the most powerful demon lords who struggled for power in the Abyss, Orcus started his existence as a mortal on the Prime Plane. He loves negotiations and contracts, especially those that give one of the parties a distinct, hidden advantage over the other. Orcus was typically described as having the head and legs of a goat, although with ram-like horns, a bloated body, bat-like wings, and a long tail. 26 Asmodeus … Chaotic evil A mighty talisman from Baphomet's hoard, and a powerful belt from Demogorgon's hoard. Therefore, he created humanoid looking avatars. The barbarian is offered a dagger that can lead him to Orcus but it must be powered by the blood of the innocent and for every person that is used to power the dagger another soul is added to it. [91], The majority of cultists were dwarves, elves, gnomes, halflings, and humans. Wiki Le Monde des Royaumes Oubliés (French), Inhabitants with a 26 challenge rating (5e), Inhabitants with a 22 challenge rating (3e), Inhabitants with a 28 challenge rating (3e), https://forgottenrealms.fandom.com/wiki/Orcus?oldid=610529, Pages using DynamicPageList parser function. Heldakar died in −299 DR.[9], In −338 DR, Orcus fathered Yannos Darakh "the Slayer" on a woman of the Darakh line, who was sacrificed following Yannos's birth. 3e Physical Attacks: Asmodeus has one attack for 4-14 damage vs. Demogorgon's 3 attacks for 1-6 for each tentacle while his tail drains 1d4 levels. Asmodeus … Despite the drow demi-goddess' efforts, Orcus was restored as an undead demon lord, renaming himself Tenebrous. After that you are a member and no member will speak out that you've joined as they scarcely care. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Asmodeus is a villain from Dungeons& Dragons. Several cities dotted the layer (most of them ruled by minions of Orcus, including a powerful succubus and Quah-Nomag himself). [citation needed]. 2e Various depictions of Orcus.Gallery Alignment Orcus has a dedicated cult primarily composed of necromancers who do his bidding. Contract established (Costs 1 action) Asmodeus on touching a humanoid or a piece of dead humanoid calls its … From there, he ascended to the rank of demon lord, becoming the Prince of the Undead and ruling the layer of Thanatos, the Belly of Death. Ever hungry for more power, Orcus wanted to be recognized as "Prince of Demons", a title held by Demogorgon and coveted also by Graz'zt. As a result, he became the arch-enemy of both demon lords. Priests of Orcus supported Zhengyi in 1347 DR, when Zhengyi created the Castle Perilous, giving the lich control over many undead creatures. Simultaneously, Orcus was slain by the drow demi-goddess Kiaransalee, who took over rulership of Orcus' layer of the Abyss and locked his (apparently restored) wand away in the last layer of Pandemonium. Asmodeus. After the war was over, most of the angels had become demonic in nature. 4th Edition makes Asmodeus the God of Tyranny instead of an Archdevil. Chaotic evil The Wand of Orcus was a powerful artifact. Or am I missing something (entirely possible!). Alignment 1e Given Asmodeus' DC 26 save against being frightened, it's fair to say many will be affected. 5th Edition. Is it was even remotely likely that these two deities would come up with some weird, shadowy scheme to overthrow a mutual enemy? First of all, the archdukes of Hell are devils, and the demon lords and princes are, as the name suggests, demons. 1st Edition Statistics[6] I have a noob lore question, and I'm hoping this is the place to go for answers! Asmodeus believes that the strong should rightfully govern the weak, who in turn owe their masters unwavering obedience. One of his most identifiable symbols was the artifact known as the W… My current campaign will probably go to level 20 and the final battles will take place in the Abyss fighting orcus and his crew. Asmodeus. 3rd Edition Statistics[7] Alignment Devils first appeared in the original first edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual.. During his search, Orcus killed several gods, including Primus, god of the modrons, and Maanzecorian. [5e] Lore Question: Asmodeus, Orcus & Raven Queen. During the Creation War, a greater force sent Asmodeus to lead a host of angels against the evil hordes of the Abyss. D&D Beyond In time, Orcus also achieved true godhood. Challenge Rating Orcus was typically described as having the head and legs of a goat, although with ram-like horns, a bloated body, bat-like wings, and a long tail.Orcus cared for nothing save himself—not even his devotees and undead servants—and focused only on spreading misery and evil. Hit Points: Asmodeus has 199 hp vs. Demogorgon's 200. See here for more on the exemplars. Lawful Evil: Asmodeus, God of Tyranny Neutral Evil: Laogzed, God of All-Consuming Destruction Chaotic Evil: Orcus, God of Undeath The Creators Edit. The Last Word would also eventually kill those who knew it unless the being was a true deity, and to restore himself to his lost divinity, Orcus went in search for his wand. Monsters in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game are generally the antagonists which players must fight and defeat to progress in the game. 5th Edition Statistics[1] Symbol: A Golden Mirror Alignment: Neutral Evil Worship: Themselves How to join:To join the cult you must go to their "ritual mirror" located at the middle of their gatherings and pray into it effectively praying to yourself. It was later held in Tchian-Sumere, Orcus's fortress on the Negative Energy Plane. 5e Tanar'ri[5] Don't get too caught up in … Those tieflings use the traits in the Player’s Handbook. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Orcus using his power to bring back Cyrog, In the late 15th century DR, Orcus found himself summoned to the Underdark, where he used his powers of necromancy to control a dead elder brain named Cyrog. Orcus is one of the strongest (if not the strongest) … Male Archdevils that are deities (Asmodeus) can give cleric powers or warlock ones. [14], Orcus' realm was Thanatos, the 113th layer of the Abyss. Obtain Baphomet's infernal Talisman by completing the … Since that edition Asmodeus has been promoted to Greater God, if Asmodeus comes directly for Demigorgon and Orcus together, they run the other way at this point. In it it mentions certain gods who have a special, personal hatred for one another, giving the examples as [[CainAndAbel Bahamut vs Tiamat]], Avandra vs Zehir, and [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame Moradin]] vs [[{{Satan}} Asmodeus]]. In −399 DR, Jesthren slew King Orlathaun, a human descendant of Graz'zt, and ascended to the throne of Narfell. The Wand was highly coveted across the planes, and Orcus sometimes let it fall into the hands of mortals in order to allow them to wreak chaos and evil. Interactions With Players:The Court of Mirrors is extremely self-centred making the… Greater deityFormerly: Archdevil Huge fan. He is one of the most powerful demons in the Abyss, second only to Demogorgon, his greatest rival. 3.5 Orcus proceeded to climb through the demonic ranks over the next several thousand years, going from larva to mane, from mane to dretch, from dretch to rutterkin, from rutterkin to vrock, from vrock to glabrezu, from glabrezu to nalfeshnee, and eventually a balor. [9], In −431 DR, Jesthren Darakh, a half-fiendish son of Orcus and Larnaeril Darakh, was born. spells. The party will have the chance to parlay with Asmodeus for help stopping orcus but in the end it will be the party vs orcus. However, Orcus was resurrected by Quah-Nomag, one of his foremost high priests and thralls, in a blasphemous ritual he enacted in the Astral Plane. I'm looking at playing a Tiefling Hexblade soon, and wondered whether it was possible / remotely likely that the Raven Queen and Asmodeus might 'team up' to create a weapon, scheme or plot to weaken or topple Orcus? Heldakar ascended to the throne of Narfell in −322 DR, following the death of his half-brother Jesthren. Chaotic evil Asmodeus is a villain from Dungeons & Dragons, he rules over the Nine Hells of Baator and is considered the grand ruler of Lawful Evil beings. Orcus, Asmodeus, Demogorgon and Graz'zt runs a gauntlet. Lolth would murderize him easily. Winner: ToH Orcus Match #5 (round 2) ToH Orcus vs. BoVD Tennebrous. ECOLOGY. Vs. Orcus In −1025 DR, a human worshiper of Orcus called Thargaun became the first king of Tharos, which would later become known as Narfell. Challenge Rating Orcus: Transports himself to a specially prepared (with his control over an abyssal layer) part of his domain … Orcus is the Demon Prince of Undeath. Seven demon types debuted in that book (which became well known for its provocative cover): the imaginatively named demons Type I to VI, as well as the succubus. Lets have a look at the changes made to two of the most Iconic of the Demon Lords! Many of the early devils were inspired directly by real-world religion and mythology, with Mephistopheles best known from the Faust cycle, Asmodeus, a devil from the Deuterocanonical Book of Tobit and … He made creature slike Orcus and good ol'Demo fight him, on his terms, … Alignment Over time this will slowly lower the barbarians stats until the dagger is anointed by a priest and the demon inside banished. Environment any (Abyss) Organization solitary or troupe (Orcus plus 1–2 mariliths, 1–3 glabrezus, and 4–20 zombies or shadows) Treasure triple standard. This skull-topped wand had the ability to automatically slay any living creature it touched. As I recall, the battle of Asmodeus vs Lucifer is vague on details. Yannos died in −270 DR.[9], In −310 DR, Orcus fathered Garthelaun Darakh "the Goreclaw" on a woman of the Darakh line, who was sacrificed following Garthelaun's birth. He still is the lord of all devils and the other Archdevils remain unchanged. 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