"For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if [it were] possible, even the elect."
― Mark 13:22

The ability to be a manifestation of and/or have the traits of the Devil or other Malevolent Force. Not to be confused with Transcendent Demon Physiology or Devil Soul. Opposite to Godly Incarnation.

Also Called

  • Devil King
  • Lord/Lady of Evil
  • Satanic Archetype/Transcendence
  • King/Prince/Queen/Princess of Darkness
  • Satan/The Devil Incarnate
  • Satan/Satanic Physiology
  • Satanic Being/Creature/Entity Physiology
  • Supreme Demon King
  • Ultimate Evil Being
  • The Maou
  • The Antichrist


The user of this power either is or merely has the traits of the ultimate evil being known in Christianity as The Devil and/or Satan/Lucifer. Unlike Devil Soul, the user is allowed to truly become the embodiment of all evil and use his power as they see fit.

This power can be achieved by either being possessed by Satan, having a blood-tie to him, fusing with his essence or just being the greatest force of evil in the user's existence. Ultimately, this power grants the user of the archetype of Satan: the ultimate evil being, so the user could be a mythological god and still have this power. Other times, users fall from grace and become evil rulers. The power functions as an archetype, so even if the user is not the actual Satan, he or she represents him in his or her existence (ie The White Witch) and therefore does not wield the full power of the archetype.




  • Weak against Holy Powers.
  • Can be rivaled by users of Godly Incarnation.
  • May be driven insane and lose their humanity altogether.
  • May be limited by a higher being, such as a god; unless the being is a god as well but of either an equal or higher caliber.
  • May be mistaken for the actual devil or possession by the devil.
  • Any form of redemption from the user voids the power altogether.

Known Users

See Also: Satan


  • Anti-Christ (Christianity)
  • Iblis (Islam)
  • The False Messiah (Islam)
  • Ahriman (Zoroastrianism)


  • Count De Ville (Dracula)
  • Satan (Fallen)
  • Ignatius Perrish (Horns)
  • The White Witch (The Chronicles of Narnia)
  • Morgoth/Melkor (The Simarillion)
  • Randall Flagg (The Stand)
  • The Dark One (The Wheel Of Time)


  • Franco Macalusso (Apocalypse series)
  • Unnamed Man (End of Days)
  • Nicolae Carpathia (Left Behind series)
  • The Lord of Darkness (Legend)
  • Mary Brown (The Devil's Hand)
  • Stone Alexander (The Omega Code)
  • Damien Thorn (The Omen series)

Live Television

  • The First Evil (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • The Source of All Evil (Charmed)
  • Cole Turner (Charmed); temporarily
  • Crimson King (Dark Tower)
  • The Beast (Doctor Who)
  • The Devil (Salem)
  • The Dark Lord/Lucifer Morningstar (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina)
  • Xena (Xena: Warrior Princess); temporarily


  • Chernabog (Fantasia)
  • Aku (Samurai Jack)
  • Satan (South Park)
  • HIM (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Unicron (Transformers)


  • Darkseid (DC Comics)
  • Trigon (DC Comics)
  • Lucifer Morningstar (DC Comics/Vertigo)
  • The First of the Fallen (DC Comics/Vertigo)
  • Tempter Fables (Fables)
    • Old Nick Slick
    • Senior Temptor Bilgefly
    • Old Scratch
    • Lucy-fur
    • Pan
    • Czernobog
  • Mephisto (Marvel Comics)
  • Hell Lords (Marvel Comics)
  • Katie Fitzgerald (Spawn)
  • Chaos (Vampirella)


  • Dark Schneider (Bastard!)
  • Jio Freed (666 Satan/O-Parts Hunter)
  • Griffith/Femto (Berserk)
  • Lucemon (Digimon)
  • Father/Homunculus (Fullmetal Alchemist)

Video Games

  • Loptr (Bayonetta)
  • Deathevan (Breath of Fire II)
  • Dracula (Castlevania)
  • Satan (Castlevania: Lords of Shadow)
  • Diablo (Diablo 3); as the Prime Evil
  • Davoth/Dark Lord (Doom Eternal)
  • Sithis (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Chaos (Final Fantasy)
  • Dark Emperor (Final Fantasy II)
  • Lucius Wagner (Lucius/Lucius 2: The Prophecy)
  • Shinnok (Mortal Kombat)
  • Eblis, Dominus Inferni in Profondis (The Secret World)
  • Chara (Undertale)
  • Lucifer (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Louis Cyphre (Megami Tensei)
  • Hikaru (Megami Tensei)
  • Ren Amamiya with his Ultimate Persona (Megami Tensei)

Web Original

  • The Scarlet King (SCP Foundation)


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