Characters: Shadowhunter Peril Demons
The demons of Shadowhunter Peril.Visit the Character Index here.
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IgnisUmbra's little sister, and the second demon to turn away from Lilith. She admired Umbra during his imprisonment, and after her defection Lilith placed her at the top of her hit list with her brother. She watches over a boy named Seth.
Tropes that apply to Ignis
LilithLilith is another of the few canon characters to appear in Shadowhunter Peril (the other two being Valentine and Abbadon). She is one of the most powerful demons to ever walk the Earth, and (arguably) the most powerful of them all. She provides Valentine with his demon resources to use as an army, and much of the Resistance hates her.
Tropes that apply to Lilith
- Abusive Parents: This goes without saying, really. Lilith had her third son strapped to a stone table and tortured for thousands of years because he stepped out of line. And she smites the unfortunate lesser demons who bring her bad news.
- Alpha Bitch: Oh yes.
- Evil Matriarch
- Hive Queen
- Killed Off for Real
- Mama Bear: An odd version of this trope. Lilith, despite being a cold-hearted villain through and through, will mess you up if you screw with one of the Greater Demons, her most favored children. The lesser demons, however, aren't high on her list. Betrayal doesn't allow you to these luxuries, though. See Umbra and Ignis.
- Mook Maker: ALL demons are born from her blood. This makes her dangerous in a fight—the more you wound her, the more demons automatically are born to come to her aid.
- Offing the Offspring: She has issues with her children who have abandoned the demon cause. To her, this is unforgivable and an embarassment, so she attempts to kill Umbra and Ignis many times.
- Omnicidal Maniac: Being a demon, it's practically expected of her to have this trope.
- The Dragon: To Valentine.
- The Heavy: For a decent amount of time she was considered to be more dangerous than Valentine, and the rule became that if you saw Lilith, and you weren't surrounded by your friends or she wasn't riding into battle with an army behind her, you ran. Then Valentine got off his throne and entered the battle himself, and everyone realized not to underestimate him.
- Unholy Matrimony: With Valentine.
AzazelA shape-shifting demon sent by Lilith to impersonate Dieter and destroy the Resistance from the inside out. He was killed by Umbra.
Tropes that apply to Azazel
- Black Eyes of Evil
- Oh, Crap: When Umbra's about to kill him.
- Power Parasite
- Taken for Granite
- Too Dumb to Live: He steps out into the sunlight while impersonating a vampire.
- Voltunary Shapeshifting
OblivionPossibly one of the most powerful characters on the RPG (no one's ever really sure who is the strongest), Oblivion is an Ushubaen, a human who was experimented on by the demon Chaos and infused with enough demonic energy to give him superpowers, while still allowing him to retain a soul (in Shadowhunter Peril, if you have a soul, you have the potential to be much more powerful than a being who doesn't have a soul).
Tropes that apply to Oblivion:
- Badass Long Robe
- Deadpan Snarker: Not as much as other characters, but moreso than others.
- For the Evulz: He really didn't care what happened to anyone else as long as he was in a position to blow stuff up in the most harmful way possible. He even actually joined the resistance, before betraying and trying to kill them because he was sick of waiting for a battle to happen.
- Hero Killer: And HOW. By the end of the final battle and his subsequent death, he's responsible for the deaths of Ra and Nuriel. He also nearly kills the Architect by dropping a good-size portion of a building on him. He once nearly killed Ethan and Puriel with dark energy. His golems are also responsible for causing several deaths in the battle, and he singlehandedly killed a significant amount of phoenixes and downworlders in the final battle. His body count is the highest of all villains.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: He attempts to absorb Puriel's powers—this gives Puriel the chance he needs to kill him, since he is only vulnerable when gaining new powers.
- Not Quite Dead
- Omnicidal Maniac
- Power Parasite
- Psychotic Smirk
- Red Eyes, Take Warning
- Superpower Lottery: Just look at all the abilities he has!
- Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: His backstory is never explicitly given other than a few snippets, but considering the fact that he's crazy evil and states that his parents and brother are dead, he was hinted to be this.
- It's then completely subverted when it's revealed that he doesn't have a family, and Ushubaen are just sprung up into the adult form they appear in. He lied about his past to get people to feel sorry for them, then kill them.
LeviathanThe second demon to ever be created, Leviathan was sent to destroy the Resistance after Lilith learned that Azazel had failed. He was killed by the entire Resistance.
Tropes that apply to Leviathan
- Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever
- Combat Tentacles
- Diabolus Ex Nihilo
- Eldritch Abomination
- Everything's Squishier with Cephalopods
- Implacable Giant Squid
- Kraken and Leviathan: Obviously.
- Mook Maker: He can create Kraken demons to fight for him.
- The Dragon: To Lilith.
AbaddonUmbra's little brother, the fourth demon created, who was responsible for torturing Umbra for centuries before the story began. He also tortured Nicholas 50 years before Shadowhunter Peril. He's also one of the four characters in the story to appear in the Mortal Instruments series.
Tropes that apply to Abaddon
- Badass Biker: His default appearance, although he doesn't actually have a motorcycle.
- Blood Knight
- Casting a Shadow
- Combat Pragmatist
- Dishing Out Dirt
- Evil Counterpart: He can be seen as this to Umbra—Abaddon's actually closer to what Umbra probably would have become than his other evil counterpart, Oblivion.
- Evil Redhead
- Explosion Generation
- For the Evulz: He's outright stated this.
- Good Scars, Evil Scars: He has a long one down his face.
- Magma Man
- No Escape but Down: He sinks through the ground after Umbra gives him the chance to escape.
- Playing with Fire
- We Will Meet Again: Hints at this to the angels.
- Too Kinky to Torture
AgramonThe fifth demon to be created, Agramon is the demon of fear. Since Shadowhunter Peril takes place after City of Ashes, it is unknown if he will appear, or even if he survived his battle with Jace.
Tropes that apply to Agramon
AsmodeusThe only Fallen Angel/Greater Demon hybrid in existence, Asmodeus is the first demon to exist and was Umbra's best friend before Umbra turned from demonkind. He has only appeared in two scenes, but has been alluded to since than.
Tropes that apply to Asmodeus
- Anti Christ
- Black Eyes of Evil
- Dark Messiah
- Evil Overlord
- Glowing Eyes of Doom
- Good Wings, Evil Wings: He has a pair of massive bat wings coming out of his back.
- Names to Run Away From Really Fast: Asmodeus the Angel-Slayer.
- Sinister Silhouettes: The only part of him we see are his eyes, which are described as "coal-black that continuously burn like dying embers", and his wings.
- The Dreaded: All demons fear him, except Lilith.
LorenzoA high-level demon just shy of being a Greater Demon, Lorenzo was the story's first antagonist, along with Taylor, who was killed by Alex in the end of the first chapter. However, he returned and sought his revenge upon Alex and his family.
Tropes that apply to Lorenzo
- Arch-Enemy: To Alex.
- Back from the Dead
- Parental Sexuality Squick: When Lilith and Valentine start kissing in front of him, he's disgusted and hurries off.
- Weak, but Skilled: Not necessarily weak, he's just not a Physical God like the other demons, something he shares with most of the cast. However, what he lacks in power, he makes of in sheer tenacity and cunning. He, along with Abaddon, is the only antagonist to survive the entire story.
- Wicked Cultured: Compared to the other demons, sure.