"A hound it was, an enormous coal-black hound, but not such a hound as mortal eyes have ever seen. Fire burst from its open mouth, its eyes glowed with a smouldering glare, its muzzle and hackles and dewlap were outlined in flickering flame. Never in the delirious dream of a disordered brain could anything more savage, more appalling, more hellish be conceived than that dark form and savage face which broke upon us out of the wall of fog."
― The Hound of the Baskervilles

The power to use the abilities of Hellhound. Variation of Mythical Bestiary and Canine Physiology.

Also Called

  • Cerberus Mimicry/Physiology
  • Hellhound Mimicry


The user is or has the ability to take on the form of a Hellhound, a supernatural canine connected to the Underworld/Hell and/or considered an Omen of Death. Features that have been attributed to hellhounds include black fur, scales, glowing red or sometimes yellow eyes, super strength and/or speed, ghostly or phantom characteristics, foul odor, and sometimes even the ability to speak.

Legend says that if someone is to stare into the eyes of a Hellhound three times or more, that person will definitely die; seeing or hearing it howl may also be either an omen of death or even a cause of death. In cultures that associate afterlife with fire, hellhounds may have fire-based abilities and appearance. They are often assigned to guard the entrances to the world of the dead, such as graveyards and burial grounds, or may undertake other duties related to the afterlife or the supernatural, such as hunting lost souls or guarding a supernatural treasure.



Types of Hellhound:


Known Users

See Also: Hellhound.


  • Garm (Ah! My Goddess)
  • Howlkor (Bakugan Battle Planet)
  • Cerberumon (Digimon)
  • Baskerville (Hellsing)
  • Ioryogi (Kobato)
  • Guardian ÄRM, Cerberus (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Hellhounds (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Cerberus (One Piece)
  • Kuro, Roze, and Shirogane (Kyou no Cerberus/Today's Kerberos)
  • Orthros (Today's Kerberos)


  • Cerberus (Billy and Mandy)
  • Cerberus (DC Comics)
  • Cerberus (SCOOB!)
  • Cerberus (Disney's Hercules)
  • Cerberus (Marvel Comics)
  • Cerberus and Orthros (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Death's dog (Family Guy)
  • Fenris Wolf (Marvel Comics)
  • Garm (Marvel Comics)
  • Labby (Where The Dead Go To Die)
  • Hellhounds (Hazbin Hotel/Helluva Boss)
    • Loona
    • Vortex
  • Damian (Zoophobia)
  • Doomageddon (League of Super Evil)
  • Mr. Pickles (Mr. Pickles)
  • Minerva (Spinnerette)
  • The Cerberus Brothers (Extinctioners)


  • Cerberus (Cerberus - Film)
  • Terror Dogs (Ghostbusters)
    • Vinz Clortho
    • Zuul
  • Halloween Hound (Spooky Buddies)
  • Hellhounds (Supernatural)
  • Halwyn (Teen Wolf)
  • Jordan Parrish (Teen Wolf)
  • Cerberus (SCOOB!)
  • Osiris (Power Rangers Jungle Fury)
  • Cerberus Minosaur (Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger)

Video Games


  • Cerberus (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Barghest (Celtic Mythology)
  • Black Dog (Celtic Mythology)
  • Black Shuck (Celtic Mythology)
  • Cadejo (Mythology)
  • Warg (Norse Mythology)
  • Fenrir (Norse Mythology)
  • Garmr (Norse Mythology)
  • Tibicena (Guanches)






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