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索引:【怪物大图鉴
索引:【异界生物】/【邪魔


简介

恶魔种类

奥比里斯恶魔Obyrith

  如果说 塔纳厘恶魔tanar'ri 体现了深渊的邪恶,那么奥比里斯恶魔体现的便是它的混沌。伊格维尔伏Iggwilv 在《恶魔志Demonomicon》中指出,在凡人生命出现之前,我们今日所知的邪恶并不存在——邪恶与善良都是诸神引入自由意志带来的人为构造。可以肯定的是,奥比里斯恶魔在众神之前就已经存在,因此,它们的形态如此狰狞和陌生——因为它们来自 史前时代the Age Before Ages,而 多元宇宙multiverse 似乎想要忘记它们的丑陋面容。有些奥比里斯恶魔已经演化出了类人形态,但这更像是些巧合或是残酷的嘲讽尝试,而不是别的什么。这些原始形态的影响可以在像昆虫、蜘蛛、头足类或类似的原始基底生物上看到:伊格维尔伏Iggwilv 认为,许多人对这些笨拙乱翻、匍匐爬行的东西的不自然恐惧,来自于一种可以追溯到种族创生时的原始种族记忆,在那时诸神——祂们已经发现 无底深渊the Abyss 中栖息的生物有多么恶心和恐惧——不小心这些灌注到了原始的灵魂之中。

奥比里斯恶魔(不包括奥比里斯领主)如下:
  植卵魔Ekolid
  巨颅魔Sibriex

塔纳厘恶魔Tanar'ri

  作为 无底深渊the Abyss 整体当前的统治者,与现代恶魔族群中族裔最繁盛者,塔纳厘恶魔直至第一位邪恶凡人的灵魂空降无底深渊后才得以出现——这种互动自发地产生了第一只塔纳厘恶魔,狄摩高根Demogorgon。随后,随着更多个体加入了进来,这一过程很快在深渊上变得司空见惯,而塔纳厘恶魔的形状也变得越来越稳定。许多最早的塔纳厘恶魔,如狄摩高根、朱庇莱克斯Juiblex、懒惰魔alkilith、以及 畸鳗魔myrmyxicus,几乎没有什么类人特征。无底深渊的原始混沌令祂们变得原始而可怕。其它塔纳厘身上则带着 巨颅魔sibriex 变形的痕迹,它们身躯的某些部分几乎是机械的(如 狂战魔hezrou 和 迷诱魔glabrezu,它们的肉体下面都有半有机的盔甲镀层)。但事实上所有塔纳厘恶魔都(以这样或那样的方式)将某位凡人心智中的邪恶作为自己的起源,或许正是这令它们成为最可怕的恶魔。

塔纳厘恶魔(不包括塔纳厘领主)如下:
  蛛魔Raklupi
  裂隙魔Chasme
  懒惰魔Alkilith
  铁骑魔Armanite
  箭魔Arrow demon
  巴布魔Babau
  巴洛炎魔Balor
  猿魔Bar-lgura
  布雷祖魔Bulezau
  脑魔Cerebrilith
  怯魔Dretch
  迷诱魔Glabrezu
  狂战魔Hezrou
  血狮魔Jarilith
  巨牛魔Goristro
  狡诈魔Jovoc
  暗杀魔Kelvezu
  督军魔Klurichir
  摄魔Lilitu
  原魔Mane
  六臂蛇魔Marilith
  食尸魔Maurezhi
  狼蛇魔Molydeus
  畸鳗魔Myrmyxicus
  掠魂魔Nabassu
  判魂魔Nalfeshnee
  火焚魔Palrethee
  畸魔Rutterkin
  哀咒魔Sorrowsworn
  魅魔Succubus
  疾鼠魔Uridezu
  弗洛魔Vrock

洛玛拉恶魔Loumara

  虽然以大部分凡人的标准而言,这个种族相当古老,但对 无底深渊the Abyss 而言,它们是新近才加入恶魔族裔的。所有洛玛拉恶魔都是非物质生物——不被肉体局限的邪恶存在。它们大多都控制了生物或物体,以便能更有效地对这个世界施加它们的邪恶。洛玛拉恶魔诞生于名为 幻梦海湾The Dreaming Gulf 的深渊层面,这个位面是深渊试图“消化”的已陨落神系的最后残余,而洛玛拉恶魔则是一些被遗忘神明的死亡记忆与梦境被遗弃的消化产物。《恶魔志Demonomicon》假设每个品种的洛玛拉恶魔都是由不同神灵演化而来,每个品种都是某位特定神明神职的腐化物。据信,颓废堕落、为沉溺于凡人的罪过而附身亡者身体的 堕落魔灵dybbuk,是从一位爱情与艺术女神的残渣中孽生而来。嗜好谋杀的 睡梦魔灵guecubu 则很可能是由一位秩序与和平之神的噩梦形成。生育与自然女神的死亡回声带来了致命的 自然魔灵manitou。幻梦海湾中无疑还存在着其它品种的洛玛拉恶魔,但目前为止,只有这三种洛玛拉恶魔在其它地方被遭遇过。恶灵魔和睡梦魔出现于《魔族法典Fiendish Codex Ⅰ》中,自然魔灵manitou 则在下文中详述。

洛玛拉恶魔(不包括洛玛拉领主)如下:
  睡梦魔灵Guecubu
  堕落魔灵Dybbuk
  自然魔灵Manitou

人造恶魔The Created

  某些强大存在会以其它恶魔、或是 无底深渊the Abyss 本身的原始物质制造恶魔。这些恶魔可以是构装体(像 猎魔蛛retriever)、不死生物(像 炼狱血魔blood fiend)、甚至是真正有生命的异界生物(像 雏魔集群broodswarm),但它们并非无底深渊的自发产物。它们是被设计出来的,绝大部分出自某位 恶魔领主demon lord 的心血来潮,但在某些情况下也可能是强大凡人施法者或像老鬼婆这样的异界生物的设计。人造恶魔这一类别并不共享特性——它们每种恶魔本身就是独特品种。有趣的是,伊格维尔伏Iggwilv 将 夸塞魔Quasit 也纳入了这类恶魔,因为她的理论认为是恶魔法师们创造了最初的夸赛魔来作为魔宠和间谍。而无底深渊也在自发地产生夸赛魔,这可能表明一旦深渊“接受”了某种人造恶魔,它们就可能被采纳加入到它的未知计划之中。随着时间的推移,猎魔蛛、炼狱血魔和其它的人造恶魔也可能开始自发地出现。

人造恶魔如下:
  夸塞魔Quasit
  狩魔蛛Bebilith
  炼狱血魔Blood Fiend
  雏魔集群Broodswarm
  猎魔蛛Retriever
  牛魔Ghour
  血蹄魔Artaaglith

野兽恶魔Beasts

   无底深渊The Abyss 会定期呕出(在一个理智健全的世界会)被视作当地野兽的东西。这些恶魔通常(但不总是)相对不太聪明,充当着无底深渊的野兽。水蜥魔skulvyn、深渊嗜魔abyssal maw、深渊潜魔abyssal skulker、深渊暴魔abyssal ravager 是恶魔兽中的优秀案例。

野兽恶魔如下:
  水蜥魔Skulvyn
  水鳗魔Wastrilith
  深渊龙兽Abyssal drake
  深渊开膛魔Abyssal eviscerator
  深渊嗜魔Abyssal maw
  深渊暴魔Abyssal ravager
  深渊潜魔Abyssal skulker

使仆恶魔Servitors:

  最后,伊格维尔伏Iggwilv 讲述了恶魔族裔中人口最少的种族——使仆恶魔。这一品类与人造恶魔相似,但使仆恶魔是由已经精通于创造生命的实体制造的。诸神用深渊的原始物质当积木创造了使仆恶魔作为仆人和代理人。蜡融妖yochlol 或许是这些恶魔中最有名的,不过其它使仆恶魔也无疑存在。当某位迁移或陨落,祂的使仆恶魔通常会作为越来越自由的实体继续生存。像 壮硕魔zovvut 和 死亡饮者deathdrinker 变是使仆恶魔混地比它们的创造者还久的经典案例。

使仆恶魔如下:
  蜡融妖Yochlol
  壮硕魔Zovvut
  死亡饮者Deathdrinker

其它

无法归类恶魔如下:
  影魔Shadow demon





3r<Dragon 359.p043>伊格维尔伏的恶魔志:外典Demonomicon of Iggwilv:Apocrypha

  《伊格维尔伏的恶魔志Demonomicon of Iggwilv》是本臭名昭著的巨著,它的作者是全世界最著名的恶魔专家之一,书中充斥着无数关于所有涉恶魔事物的密辛。然而,尽管它的亵渎书页上隐藏着所有的恐怖秘密与传说,但书中的内容只是 巫后the Witch Queen 对 无底深渊the Abyss 了解的表象而已。她的许多粗略笔记——以及许多页她在完结此书后取得的新发现——从未脱离对田野观察的匆忙涂鸦或是可怕的研究狂热。由于它们被排除在《恶魔志Demonomicon》之外,许多学者相信这些笔记并非 伊格维尔伏Iggwilv 本人所撰,而是那些也学习了此书的后人所著。正如许多人所认为的,这些作品可能就是巫后所写,并以伊格维尔伏有多种写作风格这一无可辩驳的事实,来解释其文风与表达手法的偏差。难道就不能各自有不同的写作风格吗?然而,有一点是显而易见的——不管它们是不是巫后笔记的正本:这本《伊格维尔伏的恶魔志Demonomicon of Iggwilv》的外典包含的秘密与天启,与那本恶名昭著的书一样可怕。这片文章被分成了不同的组别:对六类恶魔生活的短篇论述,以及对五位相对次要的恶魔领主的讨论——祂们即将成为明日的 格拉兹特Graz'zts奥库瑟斯Orcuses狄摩高根Demogorgons
The Demonomicon of Iggwilv is a notorious tome, its pages filled willi countless secrets penned one of the world's foremost experts on all things demonic. And yet, for all of the terrible secrets and tales hidden within its blasphemous pages, the contents of the book barely scratch the surface of what the Witch Queen knows about the Abyss. Many of her rough notes never made the transition from hastily scrawled field observations or binges of hideous research, and just as many pages of discoveries realized after she finished the book exist. Due to their exclusion from the Demonomicon, many scholars believe these notes weren't even writlcn by Iggwilv herself but by those who came after and who themselves studied from the book. Just as many argue that the writings could have been penned by none other than the Witch Queen and explain away deviations in writing style and presentation by pointing to the indisputable fact that Iggwilv has many forms. Could not each of these have different writing styles? Yet one thing remains apparent—legitimate notes of the Witch Queen or not: the apocrypha of the Demonomicon of Iggwilv, contain secrets and revelations just as horrific as those in the infamous book. This article is broken into disparate groupings of such notes: a short treatise on the six categories of demonic life and a discussion of five relatively minor demon lords on the cusp of becoming tomorrow's Graz'zts, Orcuses, or Demogorgons.

恶魔种族The Demonic Race

  《恶魔志Demonomicon》被认为是第一部以凡人的眼光为各种恶魔种族编目的资料。虽然有少数学者有关于 塔纳厘恶魔tanar'ri、奥比里斯恶魔obyriths、洛玛拉恶魔loumaras 与 其它恶魔模糊差异的知识,但直到 伊格维尔伏Iggwilv 的工作和从初创期成长起来的理论,这些类别才成为了咒法师圈内近似通识的存在。《恶魔志Demonomicon》将恶魔分为六类,但也明确指出,在 无底深渊the Abyss 的领域中仍然存在凡人之眼未见其他恶魔的可能。
The Demonomicon is generally considered the first source to catalog, for mortal eyes, for various demonic races. Wlille a few scholars possess knowledge of the vague difffectences between tanar'ri, obyriths, loumaras, and other demons, it wasn't until Iggwilv's work and theories grew in infants that these categories approached common knowledge in conjurer circles. The Demonomicon categorizes demons into six groupings, but makes clear the likelihood that additional demonic races exist in the realms of the Abyss still unseen by mortal eyes.

洛玛拉恶魔Loumara

  虽然以大部分凡人的标准而言,这个种族相当古老,但对 无底深渊the Abyss 而言,它们是新近才加入恶魔族裔的。所有洛玛拉恶魔都是非物质生物——不被肉体局限的邪恶存在。它们大多都控制了生物或物体,以便能更有效地对这个世界施加它们的邪恶。洛玛拉恶魔诞生于名为 幻梦海湾The Dreaming Gulf 的深渊层面,这个位面是深渊试图“消化”的已陨落神系的最后残余,而洛玛拉恶魔则是一些被遗忘神明的死亡记忆与梦境被遗弃的消化产物。《恶魔志Demonomicon》假设每个品种的洛玛拉恶魔都是由不同神灵演化而来,每个品种都是某位特定神明神职的腐化物。据信,颓废堕落、为沉溺于凡人的罪过而附身亡者身体的 堕落魔灵dybbuk,是从一位爱情与艺术女神的残渣中孽生而来。嗜好谋杀的 睡梦魔灵guecubu 则很可能是由一位秩序与和平之神的噩梦形成。生育与自然女神的死亡回声带来了致命的 自然魔灵manitou。幻梦海湾中无疑还存在着其它品种的洛玛拉恶魔,但目前为止,只有这三种洛玛拉恶魔在其它地方被遭遇过。恶灵魔和睡梦魔出现于《魔族法典Fiendish Codex Ⅰ》中,自然魔灵则在下文中详述。
Although the race is ancient by most mortal standards, they remain to the Abyss relatively recent additions to demonkind. All louraaras are immaterial creatures, evil unfettered by the limitations of physical bodies. Most of them possess living creatures orobjects in order to more efficently work their evils on the world. Born from the Abyssal layer known as the Dreaming Gulf, the loumaras resulted from the Abyss’s attempt to “digest” the last remaining vestiges of a dead pantheon of gods, cast off waste products of the dead memories and dreams of several forgotten deities. The Demonomicon postulates that each breed of loumara evolved from a different deity, that each is a corruption of a specific god's portfolio. The decadent dybbuks, who possess the bodies of the dead in order to indulge in mortal sins, are believed to have spawned from the remnants of a goddess of love and art. The murderous guecubus likely formed from the nightmares of a god of law and peace. And from the dead echoes of the goddess of fertility and nature come the deadly manitous. Other loumaras doubtless exist in the Dreaming Gulf, but to this point only these three have been encountered with any frequency elsewhere. The dybbuk and the guecubu appear in Fiendish Codex Ⅰ, with the Manitou detailed below.

自然魔灵MANITOU CR12

  总是混乱邪恶Always CE,超大型异界生物Huge Outsider(混乱chaotic,邪恶evil,跨位面extraplanar,虚体incorporeal,洛玛拉loumara)
  先攻Init+10;感官Senses 黑暗视觉darkvision 60呎.;聆听Listen+24,侦查Spot+24;
  灵光Aura 慑人气势frightful presence(120呎射程,意志DC27)
  语言Languages 深渊语Abyssal,通用语Common;心灵感应telepathy 100呎


  防御等级AC 22,触及touch 22,措手不及flat-footed 16
  生命值hp 172(15HD);伤害减免DR 10/善良good
  免疫Immune 强酸acid,电击electricity,火焰fire,虚体特性incorporeal traits
  抗性Resist 寒冷cold 10;法抗SR 22
  强韧Fort+16,反射Ref+15,意志Will+17


  速度Spd 飞行fly 50呎(10格)
  近战Melee 6啮咬bites+19(2d8)
  占据Space 15呎;触及Reach 15呎
  基本攻击Base Atk+15;擒抱Grp
  攻击模式Atk Options 寓守于攻Combat Expertise
  特殊行动Special Actions 附身possession,撕裂自然rend nature
  类法术能力Spell-Like Abilities(施法者等级CL 15th)
   随意使用At will——植物凋零diminish plants支配动物dominate animal(DC21),纠缠术entangle(DC19),高等魔牙greater magic fang幻景hallucinatory terrain(DC22),植物滋生plant growth五级召唤自然盟友summon nature ally V 木遁术transport via plants
   每日3次——召来雷电风暴call lightning storm(DC23),操控风力control winds瞬发纠缠术quickened entangle(DC19),巨虫术giant vermin
   每日1次——蔓生术shambler   属性Abilities 力量Str —,敏捷Dex 23,体质Con 24,智力Int 20,感知Wis 22,魅力Cha 27
  专长Feats 能力专攻Ability Focus(慑人气势frightful presence),寓守于攻Combat Expertise,战斗反射Combat Reflexes,精通先攻Improved Initiative,钢铁意志Iron Will,瞬发类法术能力Quicks Spell-Like Ability(纠缠术entangle)
  技能Skills 专注Concentration+25,躲藏Hide+16,知识Knowledge(神秘arcana)+23,知识Knowledge(地下城dungeoneering)+23,知识Knowledge(地理geography)+23,知识Knowledge(自然nature)+23,知识Knowledge(位面the planes)+23,聆听Listen+24,搜索Search+23,潜行Sense Motive+24,法术专注Spellcraft+25,侦查Spot+24,翻滚Tumble+24


  环境Environment 任意野外any wilderness
  组织Organization 单独solitary
  宝藏Treasure 标准standard
  进化Advancement 16-21HD(超大型Huge),22-39HD(巨型Gargantuan),40-45HD(超巨型Colossal)

Manitou

慑人气势Frightful Presence(超自然Su)

  自然魔灵散发着半径120呎的超自然恐惧气息。任何在此区域内的生物都必须进行DC27的意志豁免,否则只要其还停留在效果区域内,就将受到惊吓。抵抗失败的动物和精类只要还停留在效果区域内,就将在恐惧中畏缩。豁免成功的生物将免疫对应那只自然魔灵的慑人气势。这是一种影响心灵的恐惧效果。其豁免DC基于魅力。
A manitou exudes an aura of supernatural fear to a radius of 120 feet. Any creature in this area must make a DC 27 Will save to avoid becoming frightened as long as that creature remams in the area of effect. Animals and fey who fail to resist instead cower in fear as long as that remains in the area of effect. A creature who makes this save is immune to the frightful presence of that particular manitou for 24 hours. This is a mind-affecting fear effect. The save DC is Charisma-based.

附身Possession(超自然Su)

  自然魔灵能附身于任何动物、精类、或植物类生物身上。它必须进入想要附身的生物所占据的格子。受害者有权以DC27的意志豁免来抵抗附身。自然魔灵可以同时附身多个目标,数量等同于其魅力修正值。真视术True seeing 将揭示一条细细的、幽灵般的藤蔓从被附身的生物背后延伸出来,在空中盘绕、连接在一起。被自然魔灵附身的生物必须保持彼此在一哩范围内,被附身的生物如果移动此范围之外,将被立即解除附身。该豁免DC基于魅惑。
A manitou can possress any creature of the animal, fey, or plant type. It must enter a square occupied by the creature it wishes to possess. The victim is entitled a DC 27 Will save to resist possession. A single manitou may simultaneously possess multiple targets at once, up to a number equal to its Charisma modifier. True seeing reveals a thin, ghostly vine extending from the backs of any creatures so possessed, coiling through the air and linking them together. Manitou possessed creatures must remain within a mile of each other一a possessed creature that is moved beyond this range is immediately freed of its possession. The save DC is Charisma-based.

  自然恶灵占据着生物时可以扮演以下的角色:助手,控制者,敌人,低语者或驾驭者。更多信息见《魔族法典Fiendish Codex I》,第21页。
A manitou can take on any of the following roles while possessing a creature: ally, controller, or transformer. See Fiendish Codex I, page 21, for more informalion.

撕裂自然Rend Nature(超自然Su)

  每1d4轮1次,处于未附身状态的自然恶灵可以撕裂自然。这将影响自然恶灵占据格子内的所有生物和植物。所有受影响生物将因身体被无形力能撕碎,而遭受10d6点伤害。通过DC24的强韧豁免检定可使伤害减半。区域内的动物、元素、精类和植物将遭受10d10点伤害,并被震慑1轮(通过豁免将使伤害减半,并避免震慑效果)。构装体、异界生物和不死生物免疫此效果。
Once every 1d4 rounds, an incoporeal manitou can rend nature. This affects all creatures and plants within the manitou's space. All affected creatures take 10d6 points of damage, as their bodies are torn apart by invisible forces. A successful DC 24 Fortitude save halves the damage. Animals, elementals, fey, and plants in this area instead take 1Od1O points of damage and are shunned for 1 round (a successful save halves the damage and negates stunning effect). Constructs, outsiders, and undead are immune to this effect.

  自然魔灵呈现为一团多刺藤蔓缠绕纠结起的乱麻,在每条藤蔓的末端,都有一只剃刀般锋利的树木状牙齿组成的钳口。当它攻击时,这些牙齿将会实体化到足以撕裂并划开血肉。自然魔灵特别喜好腐蚀森林地区,并对树精的灵魂怀着一种特殊的饥渴。
A manitou appears as a horrific tangle of ghostly, thorny vines, each terminating in a jaw of razor-sharp woodlike teeth. When it attacks, these teeth solidify just long enough to rend and tear flesh. A manitou takes particular delight in corrupting sylvan regions and has a singular hunger for dryad souls.

奥比里斯恶魔Obyrith:

  如果说 塔纳厘恶魔tanar'ri 体现了深渊的邪恶,那么奥比里斯恶魔体现的便是它的混沌。伊格维尔伏Iggwilv 在《恶魔志Demonomicon》中指出,在凡人生命出现之前,我们今日所知的邪恶并不存在——邪恶与善良都是诸神引入自由意志带来的人为构造。可以肯定的是,奥比里斯恶魔在众神之前就已经存在,因此,它们的形态如此狰狞和陌生——因为它们来自 史前时代the Age Before Ages,而 多元宇宙multiverse 似乎想要忘记它们的丑陋面容。有些奥比里斯恶魔已经演化出了类人形态,但这更像是些巧合或是残酷的嘲讽尝试,而不是别的什么。这些原始形态的影响可以在像昆虫、蜘蛛、头足类或类似的原始基底生物上看到:伊格维尔伏Iggwilv 认为,许多人对这些笨拙乱翻、匍匐爬行的东西的不自然恐惧,来自于一种可以追溯到种族创生时的原始种族记忆,在那时诸神——祂们已经发现 无底深渊the Abyss 中栖息的生物有多么恶心和恐惧——不小心这些灌注到了原始的灵魂之中。
If the tanar'ri embody the evil of the Abyss, the obyriths embody its chaos. Iggwilv goes as far in the Demonomicon to suggest that, before mortal life came to be, evil as we know it today didn't exist—that evil and good were both artificial constructions brought about by the introduction of free will by the gods. It is certain that the obyriths existed before the gods, and as such, their forms are hideous and alien一they came from the Age Before Ages, and the multiverse almost seems as if it would like to forget their hideous countenances. Some ohyriths have developed humauoid forms, but these scern more like coincidences or cruel attempts at mockery than anything else. The wrethced influence of these primal forms can be seen in primitive, basal creatures like insects, spiders, cephalopods, and the like: Iggwilv theorizes that the unnatural fear many people have of these things that flop and crawl stems from a primeval racial memory traceable back to creation, where the gods—already sickened and horrified at what they found alive in the Abyss —accidentally imparled it in the primal soul.

塔纳厘恶魔Tanar'ri:

  作为 无底深渊the Abyss 整体当前的统治者,与现代恶魔族群中族裔最繁盛者,塔纳厘恶魔直至第一位邪恶凡人的灵魂空降无底深渊后才得以出现——这种互动自发地产生了第一只塔纳厘恶魔,狄摩高根Demogorgon。随后,随着更多个体加入了进来,这一过程很快在深渊上变得司空见惯,而塔纳厘恶魔的形状也变得越来越稳定。许多最早的塔纳厘恶魔,如狄摩高根、朱庇莱克斯Juiblex、懒惰魔alkilith、以及 畸鳗魔myrmyxicus,几乎没有什么类人特征。无底深渊的原始混沌令祂们变得原始而可怕。其它塔纳厘身上则带着 巨颅魔sibriex 变形的痕迹,它们身躯的某些部分几乎是机械的(如 狂战魔hezrou 和 迷诱魔glabrezu,它们的肉体下面都有半有机的盔甲镀层)。但事实上所有塔纳厘恶魔都(以这样或那样的方式)将某位凡人心智中的邪恶作为自己的起源,或许正是这令它们成为最可怕的恶魔。
The current rulers of the Abyss as a whole, and certainly the most numerous of modern demonkind, the tanar'ri came to be only once the first evil mortal soul airived in the Abyss—the interaction spontaneously resulting in the first tanar'ri, Demogorgon. More followed, and as the process soon became commonplace on the Abyss, the tanar'ri shape grew more and more stable. Many of the earliest tanar'ri, like Demogorgon, Juiblex, the alkiliths, and the myrmyxicus had few, if any, humanoid aspects. The raw chaos of the Abyss left them primeval and monstrous. Other tanar'ri bear the mark of sibriex alterations and have an almost mechanical aspect to parts of their bodies (such as the hezrou and glabrezu, both of which have half-organic armor plating under their flesh). But the fact that all tanar'i, in some way or another, have as their genesis the evil of a mortal mind, perhaps makes them the most frightening demons of all.

人造恶魔The Created:

  某些强大存在会以其它恶魔、或是 无底深渊the Abyss 本身的原始物质制造恶魔。这些恶魔可以是构装体(像 猎魔蛛retriever)、不死生物(像 炼狱血魔blood fiend)、甚至是真正有生命的异界生物(像 雏魔集群broodswarm),但它们并非无底深渊的自发产物。它们是被设计出来的,绝大部分出自某位 恶魔领主demon lord 的心血来潮,但在某些情况下也可能是强大凡人施法者或像老鬼婆这样的异界生物的设计。人造恶魔这一类别并不共享特性——它们每种恶魔本身就是独特品种。有趣的是,伊格维尔伏Iggwilv 将 夸塞魔Quasit 也纳入了这类恶魔,因为她的理论认为是恶魔法师们创造了最初的夸赛魔来作为魔宠和间谍。而无底深渊也在自发地产生夸赛魔,这可能表明一旦深渊“接受”了某种人造恶魔,它们就可能被采纳加入到它的未知计划之中。随着时间的推移,猎魔蛛、炼狱血魔和其它的人造恶魔也可能开始自发地出现。
Some powerful beings build demons from other demons, or from the raw matter of the Abyss itself. These demons can be conshtructs (like retrievers), undead (like blood fiends), or even truly living outsiders (like broodswarms), but they aren't spontaneous creations of the Abyss. They are engineered, most often at the whim of a demon lord, but in some cases by powerful mortal spellcasters or outsiders like night hags. Kinds of created demons do not share traits—each is unique breed in and of itself. Interestingly, Iggwilv counts quasits in this category, theorizing that fiendish wizards created the first quasits to as serve as familiars and spies. That quasits do spontaneously form from the Abyss might just indicate that once the Abyss "accepts" a created demon it might adopt them to its unknowing plan. In time, retrievers, blood fiends, and other created demons might begin to spontaneously arise as well.

野兽恶魔Beasts:

   无底深渊The Abyss 会定期呕出(在一个理智健全的世界会)被视作当地野兽的东西。这些恶魔通常(但不总是)相对不太聪明,充当着无底深渊的野兽。水蜥魔skulvyn、深渊嗜魔abyssal maw、深渊潜魔abyssal skulker、深渊暴魔abyssal ravager 是恶魔兽中的优秀案例。
The Abyss periodically disgorges what, in a saner realm, would be counted as beasts of the land. These demons are generally (but not always) relatively unintelligent and serve as wildlife on the Abyss. The skulvyn, abyssal maw, abyssal skulker, and abyssal ravager are excellent examples of demonic beasts.

使仆恶魔Servitors:

  最后,伊格维尔伏Iggwilv 讲述了恶魔族裔中人口最少的种族——使仆恶魔。这一品类与人造恶魔相似,但使仆恶魔是由已经精通于创造生命的实体制造的。诸神用深渊的原始物质当积木创造了使仆恶魔作为仆人和代理人。蜡融妖yochlol 或许是这些恶魔中最有名的,不过其它使仆恶魔也无疑存在。当某位神明迁移或陨落,祂的使仆恶魔通常会成为逐渐获得自由意志的实体。像 壮硕魔zovvut 和 死亡饮者deathdrinker 变是使仆恶魔混地比它们的创造者还久的经典案例。
Finaliy, Iggwilv speaks of the least populous of the demon races—the servitors. This category parallels the created, save that the servitors were built by entities already well-versed in the art of creating life. The gods created servitors as proxies and agents, using the raw matter of the Abyss as their building blocks. The yochlol are perhaps the best-known of these demons, although others certainly exist. When a god moves on or dies, its servitors generally live on as increasingly free-willed entities. Demons like the zovvut and the deathdrinker are good examples of servitor demons who have outlived their creators.


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