Demon Trappers Manual
SECTION 2: Hellspawn Identification
Definition: Any entity created by Lucifer, the Prince of Hell.
Classification: Hellspawn are ranked according to cunning and lethality, in ascending order. Higher levels fiends and Fallen are considered the most dangerous.
GRADE ONE FIENDS
Nickname(s): Little Pisser, One
Description: 3-5 inches tall with chocolate brown skin, pointed ears and tail.
Demonic Activity: Destroys books, urinates frequently, prone to expletives. Most dangerous in bookstore and library settings though has been known to target private book collections.
Deviations: Reports indicate that the average height of these fiends has now reached 5-6 inches.
Nickname(s): Magpie, Hell’s Cat Burglar
Description: 3-4 inches tall, light brown skin, small horns, pointed ears and pointed tail. Unlike some fiends the hands do not have claws. Has small bag to carry loot and usually wears “ninja-style” clothes.
Demonic Activity: Driven to steal bright and shiny objects such as jewelry and coins. Extremely stealthy. Not known to be aggressive, though will fight to protect itself. Some activities suggest Lucifer uses these fiends as “watchers” to track certain mortals.
Deviations: A few Klepto-Fiends exhibit an obsessive trait to sort items by color, which can aid in their capture.
GRADE TWO FIENDS
Description: Approximately a quarter inch tall and nearly invisible to the naked eye.
Demonic Activity: Causes electrical shorts, corrupts computer data, misroutes emails, hijacks mainframes. Can send malware.
Deviations: Reports of increasing trolling behavior on social media.
Description: 2-3 inches tall, red or black skin, pointed ears and tail.
Demonic Activity: Lobs fireballs. Most active in cities rather than rural locations. The age of the fiend determines the combustibility of the fireball.
Deviations: Reports indicate fiends have rapidly grown in height over the last few years. The newest estimates are 4 – 8 inches tall.
GRADE THREE FIENDS
Nickname(s): Furball, Hell’s Swine, Three
Description: 3-5 feet tall with tan, yellow, brown or gray fur. Young fiends have one set of teeth, the more mature ones two.
Demonic Activity: Possesses a voracious appetite and will eat almost anything. Particularly fond of human flesh and fiber optic wiring. Almost any meat or poultry serves as a lure for these fiends.
Deviations: None known.
GRADE FOUR FIENDS
Nickname(s): Mezmer, Mezzie, Four
Description: Varies as these Hellspawn use glamour to change their appearance. Often chooses high-profile careers, those with significant influence: bankers, lawyers, talk show hosts, social media influencers, politicians, actors.
Demonic Activity: Mentally incapacitates their victim while devouring some, or all, of their life essence. Will also attempt to take victim’s soul. Can appear as a lower grade fiend.
Deviations: There has been an increase in Grade Fours making the transition to ArchFiends after they have accrued sufficient power.
GRADE FIVE FIENDS
Nickname(s): Rockers, Five
Description: 7-9 feet tall, ebony face and skin, curved canine teeth, two “bull-like” horns.
Demonic Activity: Capable of wielding freak weather (windstorms, hail, tornadoes) and localized earthquakes. Primary goal is to obtain souls but excels in infrastructure destruction.
Deviations: No changes have been seen in this Hellspawn over the past few decades.
HIGHER LEVEL FIENDS
Description: 6-7 feet, domed skull with three pairs of eyes, featherless wings with talons.
Demonic Activity: Though primarily designed for war, Archfiends also collect souls. Wields a curved sword made of fire.
Deviations: Few changes have been seen in this Hellspawn.
Description: At 10 feet, a Retriever is the tallest of known Hellspawn. Its skin is covered in muddy-brown scales and it has 6 inch claws with a hook at the end.
Demonic Activity: Dispatched by Lucifer to “retrieve” Hellspawn or Fallen who have defied him. Since Lucifer will destroy them if they fail, a Retriever will not stop until they have captured their victim.
SECTION 3: Fallen Angels/Divines
Definition: A Fallen is a Divine (angel) who has severed their allegiance to the Creator and taken a vow to serve Lucifer.
Description: Varies. Depending on the angel’s abilities they can mimic others and use glamour to hide their real forms. Almost all have wings and some have multiple sets of eyes, depending on the class of Divine.
Demonic Activity: Fallen have many tasks: to obtain souls, to incite chaos in mortal lives, to fight Heaven’s angels, to kill rebel Hellspawn. They are required do Lucifer’s bidding in all things.
Section 3 - A detailed history of Lucifer’s Fall from Heaven and Section 3:25 for a breakdown of the Prince’s powers and weaknesses.
Section 5:75 - How a Divine becomes one of Lucifer’s servants.
Section 5:80 - A listing of all known Fallen, including those who have left Heaven after The Fall.
Revised: November 23, 2018.
Atlanta Demon Trappers Guild
Biblio-Fiend, Klepto-Fiend, Gastro-Fiend and ArchFiend artwork by Mark Helwig and are subject to copyright. www.MarkHelwigArt.com
Illustration by Gustave Dore for Paradise Lost (John Milton) 1866