The first section of the anonymously written 17th-century grimoire ''The Lesser Key of Solomon''. It describes a group of 69-72 demons (depending on which edition you're working with) who were variously bound by Ham and Solomon to perform works on God's behalf, and now you, the lucky conjuror, can do the same. The Ars Goetia (or rather, the demons described) is/are frequently used in fiction. The grimoire itself is sometimes known as the ''Lemegeton'' and is a [[{{StockShoutOuts}} Stock Shout-Out]] for a TomeOfEldritchLore. For some reason, the ''later'' portions of the ''Lesser Key'', like the Ars Theurgia Goetia (conjuring neutral spirits of the winds) and Ars Paulina (conjuring lesser angels of the zodiac and the hours of the day), get ''much'' less screen time in general.

The book can be found translated [[ here.]] For quick reference, here's the seventy-two demons as listed in the Lesser Key:

[[folder:The Usual Suspects]]
# Bael/Baell (Expect to see [[SpellMyNameWithAnS alternative spellings]] a ''lot'')
# Agares/Agreas
# Vassago
# Samigina/Gamigin/Gamigm
# Marbas/Barbas
# Valefor/Valefar/Malephar/Malaphar
# Amon/Aamon
# Barbatos
# Paimon/Paymon
# Buer
# Gusion/Gusoin/Gusoyn
# Sitri/Bitru
# Beleth/Bileth/Bilet
# Leraie/Leraje/Loray/Oray/Leraikha
# Eligos/Abigor/Eligor
# Zepar
# Botis/Otis
# Bathin/Bathym/Mathim/Marthim
# Sallos/Zaebos/Saleos
# Purson/Pursan/Curson
# Marax/Morax/Foraii
# Ipos/Ipes/Ayperos/Ayporos
# Aim/Haborym/Aym/Haborim
# Naberius/Cerbere/Cerberus/Naberus
# Glasya-Labolas/Caacrinolaas/Caassimolar/Glassia-labolas
# Bune/Bim/Bime
# Ronove/Ronwe
# Berith/Beal/Bolfri/Beall/Berithi/Bolfry/Beale/Bofry
# Astaroth/Astarot/Ashtaroth
# Forneus
# Foras/Forcas
# Asmoday/Asmodeus/Asmodai/Asmodee/Chammadai/Sydonai/Sidonay
# Gaap/Tap
# Furfur
# Marchosias/Marchocias
# Stolas/Stolos
# Phenex/Phoenix/Pheynix
# Halphas/Malthous/Malthas/Malthus
# Malphas
# Raum/Raim
# Focalor/Forcalor/Furcalor
# Vepar/Separ/Vephar
# Sabnock/Sabnacke/Salmac/Savnok
# Shax/Scox/Chax/Shaz/Shass/Shan
# Vine/Vinea
# Bifrons/Bifrous/Bifrovs
# Vual/Wall/Vuall/Uvall/Voval
# Haagenti
# Crocell/Procell/Crokel
# Furcas/Forcas/Forras
# Balam/Balan/Balaam
# Alloces/Alocer/Allocer/Alocas
# Camio/Caym/Caim
# Murmur/Murmus/Murmux
# Orobas/Orobos
# Gremory/Gomory/Gamori
# Ose/Oze/Oso/Voso
# Amy/Avnas
# Orias/Oriax
# Vapula/Naphula
# Zagan
# Valac/Volac/Valak/Valu/Valax/Ualac
# Andras
# Haures/Flavros/Flauros/Hauras/Havres
# Andrealphus
# Cimeies/Cimeries/Cimejes/Kimaris
# Amdusias/Amduscias/Amdukias
# Belial/Beliall
# Decarabia/Carabia
# Seere/Sear/Seir
# Dantalion
# Andromalius

On a side note, the earlier ''Pseudomonarchia Daemonum'' by Johann Wier in 1583, which basically started all this, lists only 69 demons. Vassago, Seere, Dantalion, and Andromalius are not listed, and another demon, Pruflas, is listed. Pruflas doesn't seem to appear anywhere else; given his description, he may have been conflated with the extremely similar Andras.

NOTE: Given how often they pop up outside of the lists, especially in sources that predate the lists, it probably isn't a good idea to list anything involving Belial, Asmodeus (also known as Asmoday), Bael, Astaroth, or Berith (as in Baal-Berith), unless there's a definite link in the example to the Ars Goetia, or at least to the other demons from the lists.
[[folder:Common Ars Goetia tropes]]
* AerithAndBob: Andrealphus, Oriax, Decarabia, Valefor, and... Amy? At least until you realize that it [[NoPronunciationGuide should be pronounced]] with a ''short'' "a" sound.
* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: A lot of the stranger-looking Goetics will eventually adopt human shape.
* AscendedDemon: Some of the demons have aspirations of redemption, specifically Marchosias, Amy, Focalor, and Phenex. Unfortunately, it seems they are "deceived in that hope"...
** They told Solomon that they hoped to return to the Seventh Throne (Heaven or God or both) in 1,000 or 1,200 years or so. It's been 3,000 years since Solomon was alive. So they hoped for returning to the Seventh Throne 2,000 or 1,800 years ago. A bit of FridgeBrilliance there for our Christian viewers
* BalefulPolymorph: Pray that a conjuror doesn't decide he's mad enough with you to send Ose after you. Not only do you get shapeshifted, you start thinking that ''you've always been the thing or being Ose just turned you into''. Andrealphus, Oriax, and Marbas can do this, too, but they won't throw in the FakeMemories as well (and Andrealphus is limited to turning people into birds).
* TheBeastmaster: Volac will bring whatever serpents you desire to you. Although the text doesn't say anything about whether you can actually control them...
** Decarabia can control birds, and [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway get them to behave around the conjuror as they normally would]] (i.e. if neither conjuror nor demon were actually present).
* DarkIsNotEvil: A few of the demons seem to be [[HarmlessVillain harmless]], or even [[NobleDemon good-hearted]]. For example, Orobas is said to be an honest demon who [[CannotTellALie never tells a lie]]. He also protects his conjuror from evil spirits; more specifically, he makes sure they can't tempt him. Sallos is said to have a generally peaceful nature, and specializes in setting up lovers (although, see HypnotizeThePrincess below...). Andromalius specializes in preventing and punishing theft. Of course, you still have singularly nasty demons in there (Andras not only specializes in fomenting strife and discord, he's one of the few specifically stated to, if there's even a small flaw in his summoning confinement, ''[[EvilIsNotAToy kill the conjuror and all his associates]]''...)
** It's also worth noting that although we're...well...talking ''DEMONS'' here, the conjuror is actually instructed to call upon God and appeal to his authority (which is still binding on the demons, whether they like it or not) in order to get the particular demon to obey the call and evocation. In other words, the idea is that you're using unholy implements (demons) for (allegedly) acceptable-to-God means (although how anyone would call what some of these characters, like Sitri, Andras, and Beleth, do "holy" is kind of difficult).
** Its also worth noting that nothing in this world happens without God's
* DealWithTheDevil: Well, if the above point about using God to get these guys to obey one is anything to go by, one doesn't have the usual soul-price to put up with here, at least as long as the power isn't abused to malevolent and perdition-worthy ends (although as also mentioned, a few, like Leraje and Andras, will ''only'' perform malign deeds). One needs to be careful in any case, though; Andras will be trying to kill the conjuror and every one of his associates, Valefor will try to get his conjuror to commit and be caught for a capital crime, and Malphas has a bad habit of reneging on promises secured by a sacrifice on the part of the conjuror.
* DishingOutDirt: Agares can cause earthquakes.
* DrivenToMadness: Some grimoires suggest that Ose doesn't ''actually'' [[BalefulPolymorph transfigure his victims]], but merely warps their minds to the point that they genuinely think they're something else entirely. The others claim both. Meanwhile, the original Latin version of the ''Pseudomonarchia Daemonum'' doesn't say that Beleth incites [[HypnotizeThePrincess "doting love"]], but rather "dementia"--'''''he causes insanity epidemics'''''.
* EnfantTerrible: Volac. Volac himself looks like an angel-winged child. Fair enough. His steed? ''A two-headed dragon.''
* EvilCounterpart: Some occult traditions consider the Goetic demons, at least when they number 72 and not 69, to be this to the angels who bear the Shem ha-Mephorasch (the hidden name of God). There's even the claim that the Goetics' seals are actually some sort of [[SdrawkcabName reverse spelling]] of each associated angel's name.
* EvilIsNotAToy: While no demon at all should be taken lightly, Phenex, Malphas and Andras are especially nasty to would-be conjurors who screw up trying to bind them -- and in the case of Andras, fatal. Valefor, meanwhile, is troublesome ''post''-binding (see TreacherousAdvisor).
* EvilSoundsDeep: This may be the idea behind a fair number of the Goetics being described as having a hoarse voice.
* FakeMemories: Besides Ose's gimmick, as described in BalefulPolymorph above, Dantalion can reveal a person's thoughts to a conjuror, then ''change those memories''. It does ''not'' help that he's one of the bevy of Goetics skilled in [[HypnotizeThePrincess impelling love]]...
* {{Familiar}}: Many, ''many'' Goetics have the explicit ability to grant familiars to conjurors. This is also Valefor's sole recorded ability...perhaps because rather than ''giving'' you a familiar, he ''is'' the familiar.
* FeatheredFiend: Quite literally, given that several demons have bird forms. We've got storks (Shax, Halphas), nighthawks (Stolas), crows (Malphas, Raum), cranes (Naberius), peacocks (Andrealphus), and thrushes (Camio). Oh, and ''the'' phoenix (Phenex).
* GoMadFromTheRevelation: Part of the basic instructions given is to make sure the demons don't appear in forms likely to induce this. If you have read the Book of Ezekiel (and keep in mind that the angels ''aren't'' hostile to him), you'll know why.
* HaveAGayOldTime: To modern eyes, it can look rather strange that the conjuror is typically referred to as an "exorcist"--a term usually associated with ''banishing'' demons. This works because "exorcise" is derived from the Latin for "compel to adhere to an oath"; "conjure" comes from a similar term. That's how exorcising fiends out of someone was supposed to work--force the possessors to adhere to God's laws (like the one forbidding torment of humans) for once, Or Else. No real difference in mechanism when you were instead adjuring/conjuring/exorcising them to be your day laborer.
* HellishHorse: Samigina and Orobas both manifest as horses (even if Orobas, going by what he's willing to do for the conjuror, [[DarkIsNotEvil doesn't seem to be particularly hellish in the first place]]), and Amdusias as a unicorn.
* HijackedByJesus: A few of the demons owe their demonhood to the medieval Christian conceit that gods other than the Hebrew one were merely demons masquerading as divine beings and trying to steal glory and honor that only God should have received. Bifrons (literally "two faces") is another name for Janus, the Roman god of gates. Berith comes from Baal-Berith, patron of a city at odds with early Jersualem. Amon is iffy--while he seems to be named for the Egyptian deity, that his name is occasionally spelled Ammon may connect him to the Ammonites, one of the Hebrews' perennial enemies. You can also find a few claims on the Internet that Oriax is the same as Osiris, and Purson the same as Horus, from Myth/EgyptianMythology.
* HypnotizeThePrincess: A ''lot'' of the Goetic crew have the ability to incite love between men and women. One has to wonder if anybody trusted the conjurors to not try to use this trick to get themselves a desired bedmate with no strings attached...Sitri is ''especially'' explicit about this. Not only can he pull this stunt, he can make them disrobe and degrade themselves. Instant WildTeenParty, of ''[[APartyAlsoKnownAsAnOrgy that]]'' sort...or porn...or blackmail material. Beleth's entry, meanwhile, is very explicit about the not-so-romantic side of this; "This Great King Beleth causeth all the love that may be, [[AnythingThatMoves both of Men and of Women, until the Master Exorcist hath had his desire fulfilled.]]" Although [[DrivenToMadness it's a different story]] if one pays attention to the original Latin of the ''Pseudomonarchia Daemonum''.
** If you really want to take this trope to the extreme, just turn to Zepar; some sources claim he can turn men into gay pedophiles. No, really. [[SarcasmMode Naturally]], he ''also'' can do the whole "make men and women fall in love" trick.
*** Some sources have him not only impelling love between men and women, but also rendering women barren. Not necessarily the same women. Patron demon of eugenics?
** Gremory, meanwhile, will even procure the love of ''old'' women. And while Furfur can do this, he sticks to restoring love in marriage.
* {{Invisibility}}: Bael, Glasya-Labolas, Balam, Forneus and Foras have the ability to grant this. For some reason, this typically comes bundled with eloquence and sharp-mindedness.
* MakingASplash: Focalor's specialty is to rip up warships with his control over the seas and winds, although he'll take care not to kill any specific creature the conjuror forbids him to. Vepar and Crocell also have abilities related to water--Vepar guides the warships (fear the conjuror who's commanding both her and Focalor), and Crocell can sniff out water sources.
* MixAndMatchCritters: Several Goetics appeared as animals with traits belonging to some other beast. Zagan and Haagenti were bulls with eagle wi...fine, ''gryphon'' wings...Valefor a lion with a donkey's head, Marchosias a gryphon-winged, snake-tailed she-wolf, etc. Ipos may get the prize for oddest-looking Goetic in this respect: angel with lion's head, goose's feet, and hare's tail. The Dictionnaire Infernal supplies an even odder possible form: lion with goose's head and feet and hare's tail.
* MultipleHeadCase: Some of the demons (e.g. Bune, Aim, Asmoday, in some lists Bael) have three heads, one human and two animal, presumably an implication of their perversion of angelhood by containing an equally chimeric trinity.
** Or maybe just an implication that they were of Cherub rank when they were Angels, since Cherubs also have multiple heads/faces - 3 animal heads, and one human head.
* NoIndoorVoice: Paimon is said to "speak in a booming voice" when first summoned, until the conjuror compels him. Alloces isn't an improvement; his voice is "hoarse and very big" (well, he ''does'' have a lion's head...), and unlike Paimon, the conjuror ''can't'' undo this.
* NoPronunciationGuide: Keep in mind that, since the original sources partook variously of Latin and German texts, instances of "V" represent the "W" sound (hence some of the alternate spellings for Volac and Uvall). Not something obvious to modern-day viewers who don't have a European linguistics background.
* [[OddNameOut Odd Rank Out]]: Furcas is the only demon with the rank of "Knight".
* OurMonstersAreWeird
* ThePigPen: Ipos is noted to be, despite having an angel's body, ''extremely'' dark with filth.
* {{Plaguemaster}}: Leraje: Guarantees that any of your archers' arrows that don't kill the targets outright will turn the wounds putrescent. Vepar and Sabnock: Arrange for enemies' wounds to become maggot-ridden. Marbas: General bringer of disease. This is [[FridgeHorror pretty scary in conjunction with]] his BalefulPolymorph ability; what happens if the conjuror instructs him to transfigure the ''pathogen?''
** On the other hand, this could be quite a con. Step 1: Have Marbas cause disease. Step 2: Sell snake oil for curing the disease. Step 3: Have Marbas turn the disease into a different one with a delayed incubation (thus "removing" the first one). Step 4: Return to Step 2.
* PlayingWithFire: Haures can use fire to kill his conjuror's foes, while Furcas will teach the conjuror how to use fire to discern the future, and Aim favors just setting whole cities and castles on fire. Amy doesn't grant anything particularly related to fire, but manifests ''as'' a great mass of flame.
* RankInflation: Several of the demons are given multiple ranks. Not across several grimoires, but in the ''same'' grimoire. To wit: President & Count/Earl Botis (17), President & Count/Earl Marax (21), Prince/Prelate & Count/Earl Ipos (22), President & Count/Earl Glasya-Labolas (25), Marquis and Count/Earl Ronove (27), President & Prince/Prelate Gaap (33), King & Count/Earl Vine (45), Duke & Count/Earl Murmur (54), and King & President Zagan (61). And while he's "just" a marquis in the ''Lesser Key'', the ''Pseudomonarchia Daemonum'' describes Decarabia as instead being both King & Earl. Basically, rannks are: King (Gold), Marquis (Silver), President (Mercury), Duke (Copper), Count/Earl (Iron), Prince/Prelate (Tin), and Knight (Lead). Or could be listed as: King (Sunday), Marquis (Monday), Count/Earl (Tuesday), President (Wednesday), Prince/Prelate (Thursday), Duke (Friday), and Knight (Saturday). RealLife rankings of nobility would go King, Duke, Prince/Prelate, Marquis, Count/Earl, and Knight (not sure where President goes).
** "President", in this case, would refer to one who presides over a college or convocation. Also, at the time, "prince" just meant someone who ruled over something, like the princes of Italian petty city-states. In addition, marquises had a pretty unique duty from dukes; the term comes from "march", used for a province bordering another country, which didn't always describe duchies, and never described counties. In other words, marquises were specially tasked to be the first line of defense against invaders. In this context, Goetic marquises might "protect" deceived/corrupted souls from "invading" divine redemption.
* ReptilesAreAbhorrent: A pretty fair number of these guys are associated with snakes (no surprise, given one of the usual alleged guises of {{Satan}}) in some fashion, whether holding snakes, riding snakes, having a snake tail, or in Botis's case, ''being'' a snake. In addition, Agares, Vassago, Furcas, and Sallos all ride crocodiles, and Volac and Astaroth ride ''dragons''. And finally, except for his heads, Bune ''is'' a dragon.
* SealedEvilInACan: Part of the binding procedure that Solomon used was trapping the demons inside an elaborate vessel of brass, which he could pull them out of at will to perform this or that deed. Once he'd gotten all the work he needed out of them, he cast the full vessel into a great lake in the Babylonian Empire, expecting them to stay stuck until the end of time. Too bad the Babylonians who later found it mistook it for an ordinary treasure cache and ''opened'' it, getting nothing for their troubles except Belial impersonating one of their gods...
* SevenDeadlySins: Amon has been associated with {{Wrath}}, and Asmoday with {{Lust}}.
* ShockAndAwe: Furfur.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Marchosias (a she-wolf, at least according to the ''Pseudomonarchia Daemonum'' and ''Dictionnaire Infernal''), Vepar (a mermaid) and Gremory (a woman riding a camel) are the only female demons. Though given that they are [[FallenAngel fallen angels]] and a good chunk are [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapeshifters]], male/female may be a formality rather than an indication of (normally) possessing any genitalia. It doesn't help that, even with Gremory, the most obviously female of the lot, the texts ''always'' use male pronouns.
* SpeaksFluentAnimal: Barbatos and Camio can make you do this.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Because of the way copying was done for the earliest manuscripts describing the demons, spellings can vary quite a bit from list to list. Ose, for example, can also be called Oso or Voso. Leraje can also be Leraie or Loray. Gremory can be Gomory. Glasya-Labolas gets the prize for dissimilar names, though; he's also called Caacrinolaas and Caassimolar.
* StarfishLanguage: Apparently, Camio uses ''burning coals'' to communicate. The text doesn't give specifics. Somewhat appropriately, he has the power to let conjurors [[SpeaksFluentAnimal understand the speech of animals]]...and the speech of ''ocean waves''...
* TreacherousAdvisor: While Valefor ''does'' make for a good {{Familiar}}, the problem is that he's constantly trying to tempt the conjuror into a life of robbery--and a resultant execution for robbery.

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[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''{{Devilman}}'' uses the Goetic designs for all its demons and explains why they look that way. The Goetia also provides the names of two demons, Caim and Amon (the later of which is the demon Akira fuses with to become Devilman).
* Vassago appeared as "Virsago" in ''[[Anime/AfterWarGundamX Gundam X]]'', where it is the name of an appropriately demonic-looking Gundam piloted by one of the main villains. Its partner Gundam (piloted by his brother) is named "Ashtaron", after Astaroth, while the prototype that spawned the two was named "Belphagor".
* Shanu Andras, Orga Sabnak and Clotho Buer of ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSeed Gundam SEED]]'' are all likely references to Andras, Sabnock and Buer.
* ''SDGundamGGeneration World'' features Halphas (based on the spelling of Malthous) Gundam, [[spoiler: and later "his" boss Barbatos]].
* ''Anime/MobileSuitVictoryGundam'' started the trend with a mobile suit known as the Abigor.
* And now it continues with ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamIronBloodedOrphans'' with Gundam Barbatos and Gundam Gusion.
* In ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDXD'' the main protagonist's master is a part of the Gremory household and is also a woman. Later on, the head master of Phenex and Baal also show up.
** All 72 demons get name-dropped as the 72 pillars, the royal families of pureblood devils that rule the underworld. Although many of them were wiped out in the Great War, at least half are still around in one form or another.
* Several characters in ''ShakuganNoShana'' are named after Goetic demons -- Marchosias, Dantalion, Valac, etc., while the third season adds many more: Decarabia, Stolas, Purson, Uvall, Haborym, Orobas, and others.
* ''{{Slayers}}'' borrows the symbols in the Ars Goetia [[ to symbolize the higher level Mazoku]].
** Duke Eligos (15) is Dynast Grausherra, Prince/Prelate & Count/Earl Ipos (22) is Greater Beastmaster Zellas Metallium, Duke Bune (26) is Chaos Dragon Garv, Duke Astaroth (29) is Hellmaster Filbrizo, and Duke Vepar (42) is Deep Sea Dolphin.
* Amon of ''WitchHunterRobin''. Not actually a demon, though.
* ''Anime/YuGiOh'' has a couple. "Versago the Destroyer" is a mangling of "Vassago"; more recent is "Gaap the Divine Soldier". Gaap made an appearance in the BigBad's deck in ''Manga/YuGiOhR'', which included Leraje, Caassimolar, and Botis as CannonFodder.
* Adelicia from ''LightNovel/RentalMagica'' specializes in conjuring demons of Solomon. She even is the head of an organization called Ars Goetia.
* Barring Ugo, all of the Djinn are named after the demons in ''Manga/MagiLabyrinthOfMagic''.
* In ''Manga/MiraiNikki'', the right hand servant of Deus Ex Machina is named Murmur. [[spoiler: She doesn't actually serve Deus, and even takes his crown towards the end of the series.]]
* The six fists of the Hellas Kataphrakt in ''Anime/AldnoahZero'' are named Botis, Marax, Ronové, Halphas, Räum, & Viné.
* ''Manga/PurgatoryOfCartagra'' features a battle among seventy-two humans, each contracted to a different Goetic demon (with the protagonist contracted to Belial), for the right to bear the ring of Solomon and become omnipotent.


* Andras and Marchosias -- two of the demons most associated with battle and manslaughter -- start off the action in ''ComicBook/{{Promethea}}'' by being set up as hitmen by a conjuror who doesn't want the latest version of the title character to go on living. [[spoiler: Later on, he somehow gets the entire retinue to possess someone. How he got some of the ones who definitely don't have possession/mind control/temptation in their repertoire, like Orobas and Haures, to do it is unknown.]]
* Pre-Flashpoint, the demon Nebiros was responsible for the existence of two heroes. ComicBook/BlueDevil fought him while he was wearing a suit of devil-themed PoweredArmor and got magically fused with it thanks to Nebiros' flames. Sebastian Faust lost his soul to Nebiros when his own father Felix sold it for arcane power. Nebiros messed with Felix by giving Sebastian the power instead.
* Several demons from the Ars Goetia appear in ''Comicbook/{{Hellboy}}'', with Astaroth in particular being a recurring antagonist.

* ''TheBartimaeusTrilogy'' namedropped a few - all of them famous djinn in Solomon's ranks.
* In [[Literature/KushielsLegacy Naamah's Kiss]], the main character gets involved with a group of academics attempting to summon members of the Goetia, though they aren't explicitly called that, and ask them for various magical powers.

[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' had Shax and Andras as villains.

[[folder:Tabletop Game]]
* In "ArsMagica 5th Edition", the Goetic Arts (Summoning, Ablating, Binding, and Commanding) are infernal powers that allow their possessor to conjure and coerce demons and other spirits. Actually, Summoning can be associated with any realm (Magic, Faerie, even Divine!), the other three powers, however, are always Infernally aligned (although not everyone who has these powers necessarily knows that...)
* Early editions of ''TabletopGame/{{Dragonquest}}'' had lists of these demons and their game stats.
* The ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons 3.5'' SourceBook ''Tome of Magic'' has the "Binder" class that gains powers by binding vestiges with seals. In addition to being the base of the concept of the class, most of the vestiges (Ammon, Leraje, Naberius, Ronove, Malphas, Sabnock, Andromalius, Focalor, Paimon, Agares, Andras, Buer, Astaroth, Balam, Dantalion, Haures, Ipos, Shax, Zagan, Haagenti, Halphax, Eligor, Otiax, and Marchosias are used), along with their seals, are taken directly from Ars Goetia (another good portion are [[ContinuityNod Continuity Nods]] like [[TabletopGame/TombOfHorrors Acererak]]). The descriptions of the vestiges' manifestations don't always match perfectly with their descriptions in the Lesser Key of Solomon, though. For example, Zagan is described in the Lesser Key as an eagle-winged bull (well, gryphon-winged, but [[FridgeLogic how]] ''[[FridgeLogic does]]'' [[FridgeLogic one tell the difference?]]), just like Haagenti, here an eagle-winged minotaur. In the Tome, he's a great yuan-ti priest who tried (and utterly failed) to achieve godhood, and manifests as a gigantic yuan-ti (i.e. a snake-man). Oddly in this instance, there is an unused Goetic demon, Botis, who manifests as a hideous viper...
** ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' 4e has the Vestige Pact Warlock, who can bind Shax and Leraje as a ContinuityNod.
** In earlier editions of ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'', many of the devils of the Nine Hells had these names: Agares, Barbatos, Buer, Glasya and so on. It looks like this is continuing in 4e, if Alloces is anything to go by.
* The Steve Jackson Games version of ''TabletopGame/InNomine'' used some of these names in their products. For example, Furfur is the Demon Prince of Hardcore in both the English and the original French version too.
* ''TabletopGame/MageTheAwakening'' features goetic demons, embodiments of a character's own Vice that can be given form in order to divest them of unsavory impulses... but that means there's a primal incarnation of Vice walking about. One [[PrestigeClass Legacy]], the Clavicularius, draws heavily upon the Ars Goetia and works to draw power from their Goetic demons while keeping them tightly bound. Another Legacy, the Bene Ashmedai, [[MrViceGuy let their base instincts have a measure of free rein]] and gain power through [[SevenDeadlySins excess]]. The latter legacy is a splinter faction of the former, and they tend not to get on well.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' has at least two daemons named after Ars Goetia: Mamon, a daemon prince of Nurgle, and the Nurgle daemon lord Scaibeithrax (aka Papa Ga'ap).

[[folder:Video Games]]
* In the original Japanese version of ''VideoGame/AdvanceWars: Days of Ruin'', Caulder is called Stolos--a variation of Stolas, an ''owl''-demon (all right, or possibly a raven-demon, but other than Andras, the other birds aren't usually alternately owls).
* ''Videogame/{{Aquanox}}'''s ultimate enemies, the Old Ones, were variously named for Goetics, the two strongest being Crocell and Forneus (the latter being the first game's final boss).
* The portable chapters of ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'' such as ''[[VideoGame/CastlevaniaPortraitOfRuin Portrait of Ruin]]'' name many enemies after the Goetic demons, such as Vapula (a winged lion), Glasya-Labolas (a winged bulldog), Stolas (an owl monster), Buer (a fiery rotating wheel-thingy) and so on.
** Malphas gets the best publicity, serving as a boss or DegradedBoss as early as ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaSymphonyOfTheNight'' (though originally translated as Karasuman) and serving as [[VideoGame/CastlevaniaChroniclesOfSorrow Soma's]] recurring DoubleJump soul.
** The only other Goetian (aside from noted Greek Cerberus) to receive full-fledged boss status is Eligor from ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaOrderOfEcclesia'', though he somehow changed from a mounted knight to a colossal plated centaur in the process.
* Two of the chest emblems available for your ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' character's costume, specifically Mystic1 and Mystic2, are in fact the seals of, respectively, Gusion and Astaroth.
* The Random Name Generator in the ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' games seems to have at least ''some'' of the 72 demons listed in it.
* ''VideoGame/{{Drakengard}}'' has Seere (described as being neither good nor evil, [[TrueNeutral but indifferent]] in the Ars Goetia, and also manifesting as a beautiful man...although riding a pegasus rather than a golem) and, arguably, Caim (another name for Camio, who somehow [[StarfishLanguage communicates with burning embers]] and allows one to converse with animals. Remember who Caim's synchronized with?).
** In fact, this extends to nearly all of the characters. Leonard, Arioch, Verdelet[[note]]a demon that carries witches to Sabbath[[/note]], are all named after Demons, and Inuart is named after the leader of the infernal Angels, Iuvart. The prequel manga reveals Caim and Furiae's father's name: Gaap. [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic Yeah]].
* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'', the [[SummonMagic Guardian Force]] Doomtrain was originally named Glasya Labolas.
* Most of the Demon enemies in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXI'' who are given proper titles are named after demons in the Goetia.
* As a direct example, in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'', the first summon that Yuna receives is named Valefor, though it only borrows the name and has little else to do with the original demon. Also, Buer is the name of a species of winged eyeballs.
* A later BigBad in the ''VideoGame/GhostsNGoblins'' series is named Nebiros, an alternate name of Naberius; the name Nebiros is also used for the final boss in Psikyo's Dragon Blaze. It's worth considering that the Pseudomonarchia Daemonum identified Naberius with none other than [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Kerberos]].
** Astaroth (with various alternate spellings) shows up as the penultimate boss of Super Ghouls n' Ghosts.
* In ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'', two of the Summon Spirits accessible in Lost Age are Zagan (early on) and Haures (much later on). They show up again in ''Dark Dawn'', and rather appropriately, the [[BonusBoss Ancient Devil]] can summon Haures himself.
* Andras, Marchosias, and Amon (and ''maybe'' Phenex; the question is whether the original bird Phoenix or the demon knock-off is meant) appear as {{Mook}}s in ''VideoGame/{{La-Mulana}}'', with Buer appearing as a MiniBoss.
* The ''OgreBattle'' series of video games uses this trope frequently, especially in [[VideoGame/TacticsOgre Episode VII]], where a large portion of the characters are named after Goetic demons (Barbatos, Andras, Haborym, etc.).
* ''[[VideoGame/RType R-Type Final]]'' has a couple of ships named for Goetic demons, Andromalius and Dantalion. Dantalion is particularly appropriately named, since the thing was the beginning of ships that included Bydo tissue for more than the Force itself...
* ''VideoGame/RealmOfTheMadGod'' includes Malphas as one of the higher-grade bosses.
* The ''ShadowHearts'' series uses slips of paper marked with the demons' crests to bestow magic on people. Asmodeus, Astaroth and Amon are all major figures in the second game, and a logic mini-game allows players to earn extra rewards by placing the demons of the Lesser Key into their proper places based on clues.
* ''VideoGame/{{Lemegeton}}'', once all four episodes are published, will feature appearances by all 72 demons.
* [[ Various]] members of the 72 Demons of Goetia appear as demons most of the ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei'' games, almost always as part of the "Fallen" demon family. Some of the demons also appear as VideoGame/{{Persona}}s.
** In ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiI'' Belial and Nebiros(Naberius on the list above) sacrifice an entire freakin' ''town'' to resurrect a CreepyChild... ''[[AliceAllusion Alice]]''.
** Some of the mythos are tempered with, though. In ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIIINocturne'', Forneus and Decarabia is depicted as friends, while the original Goetia has no mention whatsoever. Perhaps because in SMT [[ Forneus]] is a demonic ray and [[ Decarabia]] is a starfish with an eye... In ''{{Persona 3}}'' you even get a Fusion spell named Best Friends when the protagonist has both of them.
* Barbatos Goetia from ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny2'' is named not only after one of the demons, but the ArsGoetia itself. The game also features bosses named Buer, Vassago, Forneus, Sabnock, Ose, Vepar, Glasya-Labolas, Dantalion, Halphas, and Gaap.
* A pretty fair number of Zafina's moves in ''{{Tekken}}'' are named for Goetic demons (and quite a few other mythical characters and weapons).
* Ronove and Gaap show up in ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'', where their status as part of the 72 is regularly mentioned. [[spoiler: As well as Zepar and Furfur.]], and a few of the Seven Stakes of Purgatory.
* ''WildArms'' also has quite a few enemies named for the Goetics. Although, for at least the first game, the [[BlindIdiotTranslation less-than-admirable romanization]] can make things thorny (e.g. Ayperos is rendered as "Aipeloss").
* A few bad guys in ''WorldOfWarcraft'' take names from Goetics, including Naberius (a lich in the Outland), Murmur (a sound elemental), and Sabnok (a Scourge MadScientist).
* The superpowered undead that Nessiah summons in ''YggdraUnion'' and ''VideoGame/BlazeUnion'' have names taken from the 72.
* The most powerful [[BlackMagic Dark Tome]] in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' is called Goetia.
* All of the Sovani weaponry in ''VideoGame/TheLastRemnant'' are based off of the demons. They can also be upgraded to include Latin suffixes: Princeps, Rex, and Dominus- or High, King, and Lord.
* In TalesOfVesperia Karol's fell arm is Glasya-Labolas.
* In the the Metroidvania rogue-like ''VideoGame/RogueLegacy'', all minibosses are named after the 72.
* The BiggerBad that the ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' trilogy is building up to is named Amon.
* All HumongousMecha of the [[BloodKnight Shura]] in ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsCompact3'' are named after Goetic demons, such as the Ialdabaoth, Valefor, Agares, Glasyalabolas and Andras.
* Many of the [[BossInMookClothing Unique Monsters]] in ''VideoGame/{{Xenoblade}}'' are named after Goetic demons, such as Wicked Sallos, Banquet Vassago, and Mischievous Naberius. They aren't actually demons, however ([[DemonicSpiders Well, at least not in the literal sense]]).

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* Amon is the masked leader of the Equalist revolt in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''.

* In ''Literature/{{Pact}}'', the named demons borrow heavily from the Ars Goetia, with Furfur, Agares, and Andras being directly mentioned.
** A fourth, Ornias, is ascribed powers that harken to those of Orias.
* There's a [[ series of art on Deviantart]] depicting the demons of the Goetia.
* The first story of ''GhostsOfAlbion'' deals with the demon Baal-Berith rising in London.