Iggwilv is characterized as a selfish, evil-aligned magic user with much power and a penchant for sexual manipulation. She is the creator of the fictional demonomicons , which later served as inspiration for a real life sourcebook of the same name. For a period of time, she travelled with the Company of Seven under the alias Tasha. Gygax has cited the Finnish epic Kalevala as inspiration for Iggwilv.
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Any reproduction or unauthorized use of the material or artwork contained hereih is prohibited without the express written pe. Any similarity to actual people, organizations, places, or events Included herein is purely coincidental. Printed in the U. The Demonomicon of Iggwilv.. History of the Abyss The Obyriths..
Birth of the Abyss.. The Prince of Demons. Final Formation.. Queen of Chaos. Chaos United The Age of Blood.. Chained God and Fallen Angel The Blood War. Demonic Physiology.. Body, Soul, and Animus. Anatomy and Habits. Cacodemons and Possession.. Death and Death Throes Demonic Ascension Feast of Souls Soul larvae. Parasites and Thralls..
Progression by Mortal Host.. Spontaneous Ascension Demon Lords.. The Obyriths. Summoning Demons.. Summon Demon Betrayal ofthe Master Demonic Monster Themes Baphomet's Horned Legion.. Faithful of Graz'zt. Kostchtchie's Winter Host. Oublivae's Ruinlords Pazuzu's Dread Flock Yeenoghu's Death Pack Zuggtmoy Rot Cultists Demon Summoners Blood Demon Demon Summoning. Even the weakest of these creatures are hideous to behold , their features the stuff of nightmares.
The most powerful fiends are anathema to mortal sensibilities, their mere presence enough to drive other creatures to madness. As living engines of annihilation, demons have an innate desire to consume and destroy while causing as much pain as possible. Fear and mercy are unknown to their kind. It is said that the progenitors of demonkind were not unlike the mortal races once, but their darkness grow within them until it warped them in body and soul.
Now, a demon's every thought is tainted by hatred and malice. This chapter provides new insights into the history, life, and horror of these iconic monsters, bringing to life the information presented in one of the game's most legendary works-the Demonomicon ofwilv.
Be warned, however-the lore contained in these pages is perilous indeed. This chapter covers the following topics. Dark covers themselves before me. Beyond its invaluable now hold in your hands. No matter how powerful information regarding the Abyss and its inhabitants, you believe yourself to be. I Infamous demonologist and author of the seminal work assure you.
But e ntering into battl e against a demon that bears her name, the Witch Queen Iggwilv remains requires more than mere knowledge. For demons an enduring and powerful force in the world and in the are creatures of chaos-mutable and forever adapting planes beyond. Her goal is nothing less than domination to their environment. A tactic employed successfully of the entire Abyss, and she knows more of that plane's against an abyssal horde one time might result in secrets than any other being, living or otherwise.
After de monkind-a subject I have lived and breath ed over absconding with her mentor's greatest secrets, Iggwilv uncounted centuries of life. Was it unwise to set used that knowledge to imprison the Dark Prince Graz'zt.
Witch Queen of the distant nation of Perrenland. It was But unless you are a special kind of fool. So find what wisdom Demonomicon. Iggwilv are known to exist. This vile codex held where her aid was instrumental in the overthrow of the the dark secrets ofIggwilv's dominance over more demon lord Demogorgon. Though the Prince of Demons than a dozen abyssal lords; numerous wizards and has since returned to power, Iggwilv still possesses a shard sages have sought to equal that power by gaining of his demonic essence.
As yet, none has succeeded. Queen's primary repository of demonic knowledge , drawn from a multitude ofyears spent plumbing the hidden depths of the Abyss and from her personal interactions with the demon lords themselves.
Chaos unleashed power like that realm had never u. Powerful primordials of manifest entropy ruled this seen before. The nascent evil of the obyriths' realm o epoch, forming whole worlds from raw elemental flared one last time as black flame. Another race of beings dwelled in the remoter reaches of the was cast down.
Forced to act even though their plans l- V cosmos-immortal deities born of faith and ideas had gone astray. The birth of the Abyss The obyriths had seemingly won their prize-a changed this. But as the tear in the fabric of reality closed. Tharizdun faced off against his would -be masters. At the same time. These beings of evil incarnate were of the shard blessed Tharizdun with great power of known as the obyriths, and they had ruled since time his own.
The vortex that formed around the shard immemorial. As their hunger drained their realm of evil was the Abyss. So it was that in the last age of their race, control it. In a battle that raged for eons. Tharizdun the obyriths breached the barrier between their tore through the stuff of the nascent Abyss. With the burgeoning substance.
The first demons howled in power of the shard, they hoped to corrupt the most fury at their creator's command. After bending and at the obyriths in wave after suicidal wave. Instead of a puppet. When unmatched strength and absolute evil. A destruction and, over the course of endless battles, deity hungry for power found and seized the shard of force Tharizdun into a stalemate.
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Demonomicon of Iggwilv
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Its name comes from its author; Iggwilv , the legendary witch who first appeared in the Greyhawk setting. The titular Grimoires are a set of six books written by Iggwilv containing her observations, understandings and strategems developed over centuries of studying the Abyss and the demons that dwell therein. These books abound in abyssal and demonic lore, outline practical methodology when it comes to demon summoning, detail various spells Iggwilv invented to augment her skills as a conjurer, and usually contain the Truenames of various demons. The specific contents of each grimoire vary, mostly in terms of what Truenames are present.