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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

  • Daiaku/Daiakumaou/Daimajin Physiology (Great Evil/Great Devil King/Great Demon God)
  • Daikijin/Daikishin/Daionigami Physiology (Great Oni God)
  • Devil King
  • Lord/Lady of Evil
  • Satanic Archetype/Transcendency
  • King/Prince/Queen/Princess of Darkness
  • Satan/The Devil Incarnate
  • Satan/Satanic Physiology
  • Satanic Being/Creature/Entity Physiology
  • Supreme Demon King
  • Ultimate Evil Being

Capabilities

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.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • 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

Folklore/Mythology

  • Lucifer (Judeo-Christianity)
  • Iblis (Islam)
  • Anti-Christ (Christianity)
  • Orochi (Shintoism)
  • Shuten-Doji (Shintoism)
  • Ahriman (Zoroastrianism)
  • The False Messiah (Islam)

Literature

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

Movies

  • Franco Macalusso (Apocalypse series)
  • Mary Brown (The Devil's Hand)
  • Unnamed Man (End of Days)
  • Nicolae Carpathia (Left Behind series)
  • The Lord of Darkness (Legend)
  • 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
  • The Beast (Doctor Who)
  • The Devil (Salem)
  • Xena (Xena: Warrior Princess); temporarily

Cartoons

  • Makuta Teridax (Bionicle)
  • Chernabog (Fantasia)
  • HIM (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Unicron (Transformers)

Comics

  • 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)

Manga/Anime

  • Griffith/Femto (Berserk)
  • Father/Homunculus (Fullmetal Alchemist)

Video Games

  • Loptr (Bayonetta)
  • Deathevan (Breath of Fire II)
  • Satan (Castlevania: Lords of Shadow)
  • Diablo (Diablo 3) as the Prime Evil
  • Chaos (Final Fantasy)
  • Dark Emperor (Final Fantasy II)
  • Lucius Wagner (Lucius/Lucius 2: The Prophecy)
  • Shinnok (Mortal Kombat)
  • Chara (Undertale)
  • Lucifer (Valkyrie Crusade)

Web Original

  • The Scarlet King (SCP Foundation)

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