"Bart, stop pestering Satan!"
― Marge Simpson (The Simpsons)
"Vargas: ....This thing... What in the world is it? Guts: A Key. That key opens a portal to another world that overlaps our own...It's a key that summons Demons from another dimension that have manipulated the Dark Side of Human history since ancient times. The Five members of the GodHand."
― Guts explaining the origins of the Behelit (Berserk Vol.2)

The power to summon demons or demonic beings. Sub-power of Demon Manipulation. Variation of Summoning. Opposite to Angel Summoning.

Also Called

  • Demon Calling
  • Demonic Calling/Summoning

Capabilities

User can summon demons/demonic beings from other worlds for a variety of reasons such as helping in combat or in granting power to increase the capabilities of the user.

Associations

Limitations

  • Without precautions, demons may turn against their summoner.
  • Summoned demons may become uncontrollable and put the summoner in danger.
  • Summoning demons very likely takes immense amounts of power.
  • May require a contract to summon specific demon.
  • Summoning may require a sacrifice, such as blood, wealth or life.
  • Certain symbols, carvings and/or rituals may be needed to summon a given demon.
  • Weak against Banishment.

Known Users

  • King Solomon (Abrahamic Mythology/Folklore)
  • King Solomon (Bartimaeus Trilogy)
  • Uraziel (Bartimaeus Trilogy)
  • Magicians (Bartimaeus Trilogy)
  • Umbra Witches (Bayonetta)
  • John Constantine (DC/Vertigo Comics)
  • V (Devil May Cry 5)
  • Lu/Ciel (Elsword)
  • Aisha (Elsword)
  • Lisa Fukuyama (Girls Bravo)
  • Tsubaki Shinra (Highschool DxD); via Balance Breaker of Mirror Alice
  • Komekko (Konosuba)
  • Orb of Caldia (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Phantom (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Peta (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Jack (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Doctor Doom (Marvel Comics)
  • Magik/Illyana Rasputina (Marvel Comics)
  • Haruhiko Ichijo (Musaigen no Phantom World)
  • Black Rabite (Seiken Densetsu 3)
  • Ruki (Senyu); accidentally
  • Witches (Supernatural)
  • Cross Roads Summoners (Supernatural)
  • Number Six "Ben" Hargreeves (The Umbrella Academy)
  • Beatrice (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)
  • Emperor Kans (Krishna Aur Kans)
  • Demon Summoner (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Otherworld Girl (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Blood Red Queen of Hearts (Vampirella)

Known Objects

  • Bringer of Doom (AD&D)
  • Behelits (Berserk)
  • Necronomicon Ex-Mortis (The Evil Dead series)
  • Demon Summoning Pot (Senyu)
  • Sanguine Rose (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)
  • Ring of Solomon (Bartimaeus Trilogy)
  • Ars Goetia (Occultism)

Gallery

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