Demons are the infernal rulers of Hell, fallen angels expelled from Heaven. After they lost their angelic wings and halos, they drank from pools of blight, which regrew their wings into a corrupted, terrifying bat-like shape, and transformed their halos into twisted and gnarled horns.


Ability Score Increase. Your Charisma score increases by 2.

Age. Demons are ageless adults.

Alignment. Embodiments of lawful evil, demons emerge into the world to oppose angels and sow corruption. Demons follow the laws of their infernal hierarchy, drawing mortals into wickedness and costly contracts.

Rarity. Legendary.

Size. Demons retain the proportions of their angelic heritage. Your size is Medium.

Speed. Your base walking speed is 30 feet.

Demonic Sight. You can see in dim light within 60 feet of you as if it were bright light, and in darkness within the same range as if it were dim light. Absent even dim light, this vision is monochromatic. In addition, magical darkness does not impede your darkvision.

Devilish Resilience. You have resistance to fire damage and poison damage. In addition, you can add your proficiency bonus to saving throws against fire and being poisoned. You do the same for any ability check or saving throw to extinguish fire burning on you. If you have proficiency in such a check or saving throw, your proficiency bonus is doubled for these purposes.

Hellfire. You know the produce flame cantrip. Charisma is your spellcasting ability for this spell.

Heritage (Fiend).You are humanoid, but you are considered to be a fiend whenever it is detrimental for you.

Weak Wings. You have wings, but they aren’t yet strong enough to grant you full flight. Provided you have space double what you require (usually 10 feet), you can flap your wings to jump as if you had a 10-foot running start. If you can do so and have a 10-foot start, double the distance you jump. When you fall, provided you have double your space to open them, you can use your wings to slow your fall to 60 feet per round, taking no damage from falling. Also, for every 10 feet you fall, you can move 10 feet horizontally. Each foot you move horizontally this way counts as 1 foot of movement. You have access to the Improved Wings and Strong Wings feats.

Languages. You speak, read, and write Common and Infernal. Demons often emerge underground and learn Deep Common.

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