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    Lucifer Morningstar 
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Played By: Tom Ellis

The First and Fallen One, the Prince of Lies, the Lord of the Underworld... and owner of a nice nightclub in LA. He left Hell for a vacation on Earth, which is causing some trouble down below. Lucifer is a self-obsessed egotistical prick, but he is protective of people he decides he likes.


  • Above the Influence: In "Pops", to his shock he resists kissing a drunk and heartbroken Chloe.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Lucifer's sociopathic traits from the comic are all but gone; instead of destroying anyone standing in his way and letting innocent people walk blindly to their own demise, he's actively pursuing justice in his own terms and prefers to use his powers for intimidation rather than violence. That being said, this is downplayed in Lucifer's case since he's more of an Anti-Hero in this show as opposed to the Anti-Villain from the comic books.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Lucifer was blond/red-headed in the comics. Here, he has brown hair. Lampshaded in an episode where he infiltrates a satanic cult.
    Cultist: You're the real Lucifer? Aren't you supposed to be blond?
    Lucifer: Yeah, I get that a lot.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: While his comic counterpart was a laconic, sardonic and detached sociopath, this series' Lucifer is a cheerful if egotistical Lovable Sex Maniac with a passion for all human sensations and a strong, if slightly twisted, sense of right and wrong.
  • Adaptational Wimp: While this version of Lucifer is no weakling (he is still the devil) and is one of the most powerful angels (even after losing a bit of power along with his wings), he is nowhere near the level of power of his comic book counterpart. In the comics, one of Lucifer's nicknames is "greatest under the heavens", meaning that he's second only to God, and so far outside of anyone's league that trying to fight him is like trying to fight a natural disaster. In fact, in the comics it was Lucifer that shaped and formed the universe according to God's will BY HIMSELF.
  • Adorkable: Is this when he can't use his charms and completely misunderstands human behaviour. Especially telling in "Candy Morningstar", where he's trying to convince Chloe to let him work with her again.
  • Artistic License – Religion: Linda claims another of Lucifer's names is Samael, the light-bringer. Samael actually means "Venom of God". Ironically, "Lucifer" is closer to meaning light-bringer than Samael. This is also a bit of Shown Their Work as it matches with his name and history in the comics, which is itself a Shown Their Work reference to real-world angelology; Samael and Lucifer are often identified as the same entity (with "Samael" as that entity's actual name and "Lucifer" as more of a title), but the words don't mean the same thing.
  • Affably Evil: Lucifer is perpetually cheerful and smarmy and constantly insists that his role has been twisted and blown out of proportion over the ages. He's actually disappointed when people he likes give into their baser urges.
  • Back from the Dead: Twice — in "Take Me Back to Hell" he's fatally shot by Malcolm, but God brings him back after apparently leading him to the now-vacant cell of Lucifer's mother. In "A Good Day to Die", he willingly dies in order to be sent back to Hell in order to save Chloe's life, but almost ends up trapped there after discovering his own personal Hell. After his mother manages to talk him out of it, Linda is able to resuscitate him.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: Lucifer is always sharply dressed and ready to scrap at a moment's notice.
  • Believing Their Own Lies: In Season 4, Lucifer finally admits that while he does believe with every fiber of his being that his dad is manipulating him with Eve and Chloe he knows that it’s not true and that it’s easier to blame his father than admit he hates himself.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Don't ever try to impersonate him. The Lucifer "brand" is not to be tarnished.
    • Also, don't try to touch the scars where his wings used to be.
    • Do not call him by his old name Samael, or bring up anything about his angelic nature or past.
    • Don't mention how the Devil is associated with goats. He has never done anything with them and has no idea how that came about. (He doesn't know Amenadiel started the rumor as a prank.)
    • A horny woman screaming "Oh God" is a real turn-off for him.
      Lucifer: Really? You have to bring him up?!
    • It's somewhat Played for Laughs, but he's furious when he discovers that Dan slept with his mother.
      Lucifer: You slept with my m—... you bastard!!
    • Probably his biggest one is blaming him for the evils of man. He hates it when humans blame their bad deeds on him and act as if its his influence that made him do it, and he's heartbroken when people commit evil acts for him; he's the punisher of evil, not its cause.
    • As equals as the one above, never tell him he's just like his parents.
    • Demonic Possession. According to Maze, he banned it years ago. So, when a demon shows up wearing Kinley's body, he's absolutely furious. It's all but stated that the only reason he didn't incinerate Dromos and Squee then and there was because Kinley and Eve essentially tricked them into doing it.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Lucifer is very polite and chipper, if a bit creepy to those immune to his charms (who are few and far between). People tend to forget that he is still nominally in charge of bringing eternal suffering upon those who sin.
  • Bi the Way:
    • Though he leans in the direction of women, Lucifer has had a number of both male and female lovers, and enjoys Eating the Eye Candy for both men and women.
    • In Season 3 he casually lists all social media he's on; it starts with Instagram and ends with Grindr (the last one being a dating/relationship/hook-up site for gay/bi men looking for other gay/bi men).
  • Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: Is the Brooding Boy to Chloe's Gentle Girl.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Lucifer thought for a while that he had simply become mortal because Chloe shot him in the leg and the bullet did damage to him. It turns out that proximity to Chloe makes Lucifer mortal and as he puts it, it makes him feel vulnerable. This also explains why his powers of persuasion don't work on her.
  • Brutal Honesty: Has this in spades, despite the Devil's reputation. He has a code of honor that involves never lying and always keeping his end of the deals he makes with people. He also doesn't understand human behavior or emotions that well, especially in the first season, so he tends to say things out loud that make the humans around him uncomfortable. This extends to talking about his own personal issues, such as in season 4, when he realizes that self-hatred is the reason he is always so eager to blame his father for things, and discusses this personal revelation openly with a lot of people.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Chloe puts up with his bizarre behavior (ranging from blatant sexual harassment to the apparent delusion that he's the Devil) because Lucifer's connections and powers of persuasion help her solve crimes.
  • Camp Gay: Not as flamboyant as the trope is usually played, but Lucifer is very flirty and extroverted, in addition to being bisexual.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: Has a perpetual case of this. He simply cannot bring himself to say to Chloe those three little words.
  • The Casanova: There isn't a day where he doesn't try to flirt with a beautiful woman. He also tries it with Chloe at first, and is surprised that his charms don't work on her at all.
  • Cassandra Truth: He's pretty open about who and what he really is, for all the good it does him. After all, there's no way The Devil would live among humans, right?
  • Catchphrase:
    • Will always introduce himself a particular way.
      Lucifer: Lucifer... [beat] ...Morningstar.
    • In "Weaponizer", he tries to establish "It's Devil Time". Nobody knows what he wants to say by this, and by the next episode, he has dropped the phrase.
    • And of course, "What is it that you truly desire?"
  • Character Development: He goes from utterly self-centered to self-sacrifying within the first season: in the finale, he's already dying, and thus already headed to Hell, but this quintessential rebellious son's promises his dad, that is, the person he hates the most in all of Creation, to meekly obey from now on, if only God will spare Chloe. And by the time the fourth season's finale rolls around, he growns selfless enough to willingly going back to Hell so as to protect everyone on Earth, even though this costs him his relationship with Chloe. Don't forget that anyone curtaining his free will and freedom of choice is his ultimate Berserk Button.
  • Child Hater: "Hate" may be too strong a word, but Lucifer is visibly uncomfortable around children and avoids interacting with them. This is best exemplified in his relationship with Trixie; he often tries to distract her by showing her something interesting or trying to get her to play fetch, as if she was a pet, and always steps back when she tries to get close to him. He also refers to her as being Chloe's "Offspring" rather than "child" or "daughter". He does seem to be warming up to her by season four, claiming he would never intentionally let anyone hurt her after gunmen storm his penthouse while Trixie's there. He's also willing to hold his baby nephew, Charlie, but does hand him back to Amenadiel after a few seconds.
  • Comically Missing the Point: A running theme is that an episode will open with Lucifer getting some advice (often from Linda), misunderstanding it, and then comically trying to apply that advice to whatever case he's working on that episode. He tends to figure it out properly come the episode's end when he recognizes a Commonality Connection between him and the episode's suspect.
  • Commander Contrarian: Downplayed. Much like Amenadiel, Lucifer is under the belief that everything that happens is in someway tied to God’s divine plan (which he may or may not be correct on). Unlike Amenadiel, who tries to take steps to stay within that plan and seeking to correct anything to the contrary, Lucifer goes out of his way to try and defy the plan and tries avoiding the subject all together (within his own system of ethics of course).
  • The Corrupter: Lucifer can do this, though as he points out, he has no influence over people's choices. All he does is draw out their innermost desires and maybe verbally manipulate them from there.
  • Daddy Issues: To say he has these would be a massive understatement, as highlighted and lampshaded in "Pops". It doesn't help that his father just so happens to be Our Father.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Lucifer is literally the Devil, has dark hair and tends to dress in all black, but helps Detective Chloe Decker solve crimes and bring criminals to justice. Unlike the way History has portrayed him, Lucifer's job is to punish evil, not act as the source of all evil.
  • Deal with the Devil: Regularly invokes these with people, though not over souls. He does favors for people at the price of a favor he can call in down the road.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Definitely. This is how he reacts to Amenadiel trying to bring him back:
    Amenadiel: Your return to The Underworld has been requested.
    Lucifer: Oh right, well, let me just check my calendar. Yeah, here it is: Uh...The seventh of never through to the fifteenth of ain't-gonna-happen, how's that work for you guys?
  • Death Seeker: Twice.
    • In the finale of Season 1, when Chloe thinks that he's responsible for the death of the street preacher and points a gun at him, he taunts one of the officers, telling him to shoot him. When Amenadiel rescues him from the scene, Lucifer asks his brother to take him back to Hell.
    • Again in Season 2 after killing his brother Uriel. He stands in front of a woman who's being targeted, and practically begs the sniper to shoot him.
  • The Dreaded: Twofold — first, when people know/realize who Lucifer really is. He's not the Lord of Darkness for nothing. Second, he has this status In-Universe among those who know him, with the record producer making reference to having seen Lucifer's 'freaky powers' up close and personal before.
  • Drives Like Crazy: "Stewardess Interruptus" has him speeding down a runway, while a plane is attempting takeoff, in order to apprehend the suspect piloting it. Another, more serious incident has him pulling this off in "A Good Day to Die" when he tries to drive Chloe to the hospital.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: Tries doing this in "Monster" after killing Uriel. He tries to smother his guilt and grief in his own hedonistic tendencies (sex, alcohol, etc). It doesn't work.
  • Ethical Slut: Lucifer is extremely promiscous, but his lovers always have a good time and part with him without any hard feelings.
  • Exact Words: Although his word is his bond and he won't break a promise, he can decide to hew rather closely to a strict interpretation of that promise.
    Lucifer: I promised to let you go alone. I never said I wouldn't follow you.
  • Everyone Has Standards:
    • Lucifer retains essentially the same standards as in the comics. In particular, he is absolutely honest and particularly loathes hypocrites.
    • Seems to have a similarly distasteful look on rape. When a killer reveals she was raped by a now-dead yoga teacher, he looks particularly disgusted when piecing it together on his own, and even tells Chloe and Dan that she acted in self-defense so she can get away with it.
    • Even he has to occasionally admit that there are good people on this Earth and he will angrily rant and rave towards Heaven and his father's indifference to those who try their best to live by the rules.
    • Despite what stories about him would have people believe, he doesn't actually buy souls, which is exactly what his comic counterpart says in The Sandman. His deal is punishing the sinful, not corrupting the virtuous.
  • Flaming Devil: Downplayed as being bisexual rather than Camp Gay. His bisexuality doesn't come up very often, but he's very sassy and flashy and his extreme hedonism is pushed to the forefront.
  • Freudian Excuse: It's implied that his jerkass ways are a cover for his history of crippling, existential loneliness over the thousands of years of his existence, the scorn he receives from his angel kin, silence and abandonment from his omnipotent father, and humanity's tendency to blame and demonize him for their own shortcomings.
  • The Gadfly: Lucifer enjoys annoying people, and he's really, really good at it.
  • Game Face: Lucifer is quite fond of flashing his true demonic appearance at the people he wishes to punish for their misdeeds.
  • Good People Have Good Sex: Lucifer is a Jerk with a Heart of Gold who also generally chooses decent people as his partners. And he sleeps with a lot of people, and every one of his partners says how "it was the best night of [their] life". Linda was also for a while Lucifer's lover, and when her still-married husband, Reese, confronts her with the fact that she is sleeping with the Devil (which Linda at this point doesn't know yet), she tells Reese off by explaining that she genuinely enjoys her time with Lucifer, as he is very attentive and not demanding at all, unlike her husband. When it comes to sex, Lucifer knows what his partners desire and he happily obliges.
  • Good Wings, Evil Wings: Lucifer normally has brilliantly white feathered angel wings until Season 4 reveals that the events that went down in the interim turned them into the black clawed bat wings one usually associates with demons. He's seriously freaked out, if not outright terrified by this.
  • The Hedonist: Cares only about having fun and getting to just screw around. The only reason he really helps solve crime with Chloe is because he is either personally invested in the case or because it sounds fun. Also, he enjoys punishing the guilty, so long as it's on his terms.
    Lucifer: (said with a beaming smile) I'll punish them, any method you prefer. Nice, solid flogging. Get the old swamp nuts in a vice, y'know.
  • Heroic BSoD:
    • He has a huge one after being forced to kill Uriel.
    • He later has a smaller-scale one after Linda helps him realise that he's in love with Chloe.
  • Humanity Is Infectious: Maze and Amenadiel point out the change in him almost constantly in Season 1.
  • I Am a Monster: Often times Lucifer doesn't see himself as a very good person, and humans blaming the Devil for all the evil that has occurred deeply upsets him. Part of the reason why he, while never lying, never really reveals to Chloe who he is, is that he is afraid of her reaction when she finds out that him being the Devil is not a metaphor. In Season 3, however, he is very concerned that he can't reveal his devil face anymore and gets his wings back, though it turns out that no one, especially not his father, took his face. He simply began to see himself in a better way. After killing Cain, he gets his face back, and this time Chloe can clearly see it as well. In Season 4, he wrestles with this conflict again following Chloe’s painful rejection when the truth comes out, backsliding into less morally sound behaviors and struggling to control his powers.
  • I Gave My Word: Almost exact words from the one History calls the Prince of Lies. In-universe, he is 100% honest, 100% of the time.
    Lucifer: My word is my bond.
  • Ignored Epiphany: Numerous times, Lucifer learns some lesson about others or has an epiphany about himself, but ignores it or forgets it come the next episode. Somewhat justified due to just who he is and the mountains of psychological issues he's struggling with; getting over such things can take a lot of time in real life, and Lucifer hasn't tried going to a therapist in all his thousands of years of existence until just recently.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: In "Homewrecker", Linda thinks this is the real reason Lucifer left Hell — and that he's found it with Chloe.
    Linda: I think you did come to Los Angeles looking for something. But I also think you've stopped...because maybe you've found it?
  • Immune to Bullets:
    • It seems that when Lucifer is taken by surprise, he can be temporarily killed, but otherwise bullets aren't even an annoyance. They don't even seem to scratch his clothing.
      Chloe: I saw him shoot you...
      Lucifer: You're really having trouble with this whole immortality thing, aren't you?
    • Apparently, subverted in Episode 4. Chloe shoots him, and it does exactly what you'd expect would happen when you shoot someone in the leg.
    • In Episode 11, it's once again in effect. This instance is what allows Lucifer to deduce that this trope only works for him when Chloe isn't around (or rather he's only mortal when she IS around).
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: Lucifer sometimes jumps between bragging about himself to thinking that he's a monster who deserves to be punished.
  • Intrigued by Humanity: Or at least by Chloe and certain humans. For the most part, humans and their quirks seem to annoy, confuse, or possibly disgust him.
  • It's All About Me: His usual motivation, although he does slip into selflessness every now and then. More than once, this drives Chloe away when he does things like walk away from an active investigation because it's ceased to interest him.
  • It's All My Fault: The reason he hates it when mortals blame their sins on him? It's because he's secretly afraid that, in spite of his protests to the contrary, they're actually right.
  • It's Personal:
    • Delilah's murder, since he feels partly responsible for her death, having put her in that position by influencing her career as an actress.
    • He's at first bored at the notion of a security guard being murdered over a storage container. Not so much when he learns it is his storage container and the one containing his wings at that.
  • Jack Bauer Interrogation Technique: Lucifer is a "consultant" for the LAPD and doesn't know, need to, or care about following proper procedure. Chloe usually has to rein him in when he starts pulling this trope, to varying degrees of success.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Troll, favours Pay Evil unto Evil as per his occupation, often very self-centered, but is actually an incredibly kind man.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch:
    • In the Season 1 finale, Lucifer rubs it in Malcolm's face that he is going to hell, as the Pentecostal Coin Lucifer gave him earlier, which would allow a soul to leave hell, was already used by Lucifer himself.
    • In the Season 3 finale, he points out to the dying Cain, who believes that he will go to heaven, since he doesn't regret anything he has done, will go to hell because he killed Charlotte and that he does regret this, which makes him a monster. Cain, in his dying breath mutters that Lucifer, who is about to get back his devil face, is the same.
  • Ladykiller in Love: Lucifer, who has charmed and slept with possibly thousands of women, realizes in Season 2's "Homewrecker" that he's in love with Chloe.
  • Lampshade Hanging: It's practically a Running Gag that people keep walking in on Lucifer at inopportune moments via the elevator to his penthouse. It takes until Season 4 for him to realize that he should really put a lock on the elevator doors.
  • Loophole Abuse: An expert at using these in his infamous deals. Come "Lady Parts", and it's made abundantly clear that someone upstairs is not amused. It later turns out to be Uriel.
  • Louis Cypher: The Devil assumes the human identity of "Lucifer Morningstar" (a name which easily gives away his true identity) on earth. However it's downplayed by the fact that he's completely honest and often tells people his true identity is the Devil (though almost nobody beliefs him when he does so).
  • Manchild: While not of the psychopathic variety, Lucifer does act like a snarky immature preteen with no self-awareness or sense of propriety.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Again, this is Lucifer we're talking about.
  • Man of Wealth and Taste: Lucifer is impeccably dressed, owns a nightclub, and is very well spoken. Oh, and he's actually Satan.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings
  • Master of the Mixed Message: Toward Chloe in Season 2 after coming to term with his feelings for her. This is especially bad in "Candy Morningstar" where he gleefully introduces his new wife to her, tells her they are Just Friends yet later he publicly sings a love song to her.
  • Mistaken for Racist: In the pilot:
    Lucifer: My name is Lucifer Morningstar.
    2Vile: Lucifer Morningstar? That's a gay hip-hop name.
    Lucifer: Well, that offends me.
    2Vile: You have a problem with black people?
    Lucifer: No, not in the slightest. I just hate your music. And when I say "your music", I mean your music, not the music made by other black people. Without the blues there would be no Devil's music whatsoever. There are of course many giants in the field. Just not you. Am I being clear?
  • Mr. Fanservice: He's extremely attractive and has appeared stark naked (albeit censored by the scenery) on two occasions.
    • Season 4 saw an amusing uptick in fanservice after the show moved to Netflix and its more lenient censorship standards. Nearly every episode contains a scene with Lucifer in some state of undress.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Lucifer is quite willing to torture the guilty, punish the deserving, and even kill if that's necessary but when he's forced to kill Uriel with Azrael's blade, which doesn't just kill but condemns the victim's soul to complete non-existence, utterly destroying it forever, he's completely dazed and in shock at what he's done.
  • Nay-Theist: Much like Amenadiel, Lucifer sees the world under the idea that everything is according to God's grand plan, having known him personally. Unlike Amenadiel however, Lucifer finds the idea of his father meddling in his affairs annoying and will often curse him out when something especially tragic or miraculous occurs.
  • Never My Fault: Lucifer blames all his issues regarding his mother on his father for throwing her out, his mother for ignoring him, Amenadiel for not stopping his mother's escape from hell, Chloe from distracting him, and Dr. Martin for not getting him over his personal issues (the last after she asks him if he's perhaps overlooking someone who might have some responsibility as well). He finally realizes and accepts that he isn't blameless.
  • Noble Demon: This version of Lucifer isn't in the business of causing pain and suffering for his own amusement (most of the time). Instead, he uses his abilities to bring suffering upon those who deserve it while happening to help those in need in the process...
  • Not So Different: From his own father. Lucifer constantly complains about people blaming him for their own sins. With God, people constantly blame him for something bad happening, such as Amenadiel losing his wings. Lucifer in particular constantly believes that every bad thing that happens to him is a result of God trying to manipulate him. A major part of his character development in Seasons 3 and 4 is realizing that he has been in denial, blaming his misfortunes on God because he didn't want to acknowledge that they are in fact his own fault.
    • Also, Lucifer often complains about his father being absentee when he himself abandoned his subjects in Hell to spend time in LA. This ends up haunting him in Season 4, when his subjects try to kidnap his nephew because they wanted a king again.
  • Oblivious to Their Own Description: When hearing people describe him in unflattering ways, Lucifer is prone to assuming that they're referring to someone else. Usually Dan.
  • Odd Couple: Lucifer likes working by his own rules when investigating and punishing those guilty, even when working with the LAPD. Chloe has to keep him on a short leash when on the job, but she sticks by him because she admits that she's been more successful with him as her partner.
  • Odd Friendship:
    • Strikes up a bond with a preacher, believe it or not. To the point that the man's death drives Lucifer into a blind fury.
    • Although he's still uncomfortable around her, seeing as she's a child, he strikes up a bond with Chloe's daughter Trixie.
  • Oedipus Complex: Quite famously he rebelled against his father and was cast from Heaven for his troubles. The other part not so much since he is terrified of his mother and reacts with revulsion anytime someone suggests something risqué or physically attractive about her.
  • Offscreen Teleportation: He can somehow get out of a locked car and into a locked house without any sign of breaking out or in. Later, he moves from street level to a ledge several floors up a building in moments.
  • Ominous Walk: Does this to Renny in "Favorite Son".
  • Omniglot: According to himself and his mother, he speaks every language there is, so he's as literal an example as it gets. Emphasis on 'speaks', though; he folds when he's confronted with ancient Sumerian writing in Season 2.
  • Otaku: He enjoys the Body Bag ninja movies. He bonds with Dan over this.
  • Papa Wolf:
    • Holds enough of a concern for Trixie that he scares off a bully who was tormenting her and went after Malcolm along with Chloe after he kidnapped her.
    • In Season 4, two gunmen storm Lucifer's penthouse in order to kill him. Trixie is there, and they threaten to shoot her (and Eve) so they don't leave any witnesses. Cue an enraged Lucifer storming out of his bedroom and disarming both gunmen without any effort whatsoever.
    • Despite his earlier reluctance, he's also protective over his nephew, Charlie. After demons kidnap Charlie and try to use him to replace Lucifer as the King of Hell, Lucifer retakes his rightful place so Charlie can remain safe.
  • Parental Sexuality Squick: Despite being very open about sex and having had countless lovers over the years, he does not want to know about Charlotte's sex life and becomes furious at finding out that she slept with Dan.
  • Pornomancer: Many, many women are sexually attracted to Lucifer, and he says that he's like "walking heroin" in the bedroom.
  • Power Incontinence: Briefly suffers from this near the end of Season 4 when he loses control over his "what is it you desire?" shtick. It's strong enough to affect everyone at Lux instantly, and Lucifer wasn't even consciously doing it to anyone in the first place. Both him and Chloe are seriously freaked out by it, but at least it helps solve the case of the week.
  • Puppy-Dog Eyes: Is distressingly good at these, especially after he shows his true face to Linda.
  • Really Gets Around: Apparently, he gets it from his mother.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning:
    • When pissed at someone, his eyes become great pools of fire. Maze pushes him to get this response specifically to see if he is still capable of being the cruel tyrant she knows he can be.
    • He also uses this to scare Trixie's bully in the pilot by turning his eyes red with goat-like pupils that resemble mouths.
    • His devil eyes briefly become permanent in Season 4 when Lucifer's self-loathing turn him more and more into his true devil form against his will. He first uses sunglasses to hide it, then a devil mask during a masquerade party at Lux until Chloe finally manages to talk some sense into him, which reverts him to his usual handsome self.
  • Satan is Good: Lucifer is self-centered, not very good at controlling his temper and perhaps a little too into being The Gadfly, but he's otherwise a decent person. His only interest in evil is bringing it to justice.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Once he learns about the way his parents have been manipulating him, he leaves Los Angeles at the end of "A Good Day to Die" without so much as a proper good-bye to anyone.
  • Secret Public Identity:
    • Lucifer is quite happy to tell everybody his real name, since no one actually believes he is who he is — except for the priest at the record producer's wedding, who seems to recognize Lucifer and crosses himself. Mind you, that reaction could simply be because Lucifer's crashed the wedding.
    • As of "Monster" Dr. Martin knows as well; though what we don't know yet is what she'll do with the information.
    • By Season 4 Chloe knows, and it is revealed that an investigatory sect of the Vatican has known about and observed him for awhile.
  • Sex for Services: He happily whores himself out for favors on a regular basis. This is how he initially paid Linda for her therapy.
  • Shameless Fanservice Guy: He greets Chloe in the nude in a misguided attempt to get her to sleep with him, and in a later episode has no problems with stripping off in public in order to gift his clothing to a homeless man.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: Expensive, smart suits are his main day-to-day attire.
  • She's Got Legs: While disguised as Candy in "Candy Morningstar".
  • Slasher Smile: If you've really pissed him off, then he starts grinning full force while he's beating your ass.
  • Smug Super: Very much so.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: To Chloe, as of the end of season 4.
  • Super Strength: If he wants to, a slight tap from him can send a large man flying through a window and a few feet beyond that.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: He certainly feels this way after meeting a cultist group of Satan worshipers. He's outraged by their lack of understanding and misconception of him and gives them a big "The Reason You Suck" Speech.
  • Tranquil Fury: "Take me back to Hell" is full of this. He is incredibly furious with Malcolm over what he's done but keeps his chipper exterior.
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome: Charlotte (the real one, not the one possessed by Lucifer's mother) uses those very words to describe him. Even Dan, who doesn't get along with Lucifer, is willing to admit that he's really good-looking.
  • Tall, Dark, and Snarky: Check, check, and check.
  • Thou Shalt Not Kill:
    • Downplayed. While Lucifer doesn't seem to care when a victim is guilty of some sin or crime, he believes that anyone guilty of killing an innocent is to be punished. He makes this very clear to a Satantic Cult.
      Lucifer: "[shouting] STOP! Someone killed this girl! She didn't deserve that, that is not what I stand for! Is that what you all wanted, eh?! [brink of tears] You should be ashamed of yourselves..."
    • Played straight because of the fact that angels are not meant to kill mortals. Lucifer breaks this "rule" when he kills Cain at the end of Season 3, and shortly after his devil face is revealed again.
  • Troll: For just one example: after stopping a jewelry store heist, while time is slowed Lucifer takes the handgun off a thief, strips him down to his underwear, and ties his shoelaces together.
  • Unscrupulous Hero: Lucifer, though as Amenadiel and Maze note, has behaving much more morally of late.
  • Villains Never Lie: Is Satan and an Unscrupulous Hero, but his word is binding and he never goes back on a deal even if he thinks the deal is a bad one.
  • Wardrobe Wound: He's immune to earthly weapons, but gets very peevish when they damage his designer wardrobe. Expect him to angrily inform his assailant of the upmarket brand they just ruined.
  • Wedding Ring Defense: A rare male example. Lucifer used a fake marriage to a dancer in order to trick his mother into revealing her plans, though the plan was probably also to get Chloe to back down in pursuing him romantically.
  • White Shirt of Death: He gets a variant in the Season 3 finale. After using his angel wings to shield himself and Chloe from gunfire, he puts a beatdown on Cain's men with his bloodstained wings extended.
  • Will Not Tell a Lie: Lucifer never even once lies about who he is (it helps that nobody believes him) and routinely confronts criminals without a shred of deceit about it. The closest "The Prince of Lies" gets is the occasional evasiveness and a few technical truths. (Such as telling Chloe that the stolen container contained "russian dolls", which it did. He just didn't bother mentioning it also contained a pair of severed angelic wings.) In comparison, both Chloe and Dan lie and hide things when they need to, and Amenadiel, an angel, has absolutely no compunctions about lying and manipulating others to get what he wants.
  • Yin-Yang Bomb: Implied in the Season 3 finale. He demonstrates the ability to summon his angel wings and his devil face in short succession, though the latter may be involuntary.
  • You Don't Look Like You: Compare the series Lucifer with the character from the comics who is a Magnificent Bastard who outsmarts and beats every foe he encounters, creates his own universe, defeats a personified force of entropy itself and helps another character to replace Yahweh himself after he abandons creation. He is also the personification of free will, a complete sociopath, and is not even remotely interested in treating any human as an equal or even being attracted to one of them. The Lucifer of this series is a playboy who likes to party, actually cares about people, and is intrigued by Chloe.
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    Detective Chloe Decker 
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Played By: Lauren German

A former actress who is a bit of a pariah around her precinct due to her insistence on investigating cases everyone else thinks are open and shut. She ends up partnering with Lucifer despite her best efforts.


  • Action Mom: Trixie's mother who works as a police detective.
  • Amicable Exes: She and Dan become this eventually, most notably after they finally decide to go ahead with their divorce.
  • All the Other Reindeer: At the start of the series the rest of the force had a somewhat low opinion of her. Besides the Hot Tub High School nude scene, she was ostracized for insisting that Malcolm is a Dirty Cop in spite of his being extremely well-regarded by everyone else. It was dropped in later seasons.
  • Anti-Magic: Proximity to Chloe makes Lucifer mortal and able to be injured or killed. He describes it as being close to her making him feel vulnerable.
  • Arbitrary Skepticism: Played with. On the one hand, it's understandable that Chloe doesn't believe that Lucifer is the devil (given that she shoots him and he bleeds). On the other hand, she seemingly writes off his powers revolving around desire and his Super Strength. It's implied that she's realized that Lucifer really has been telling the truth about who and what he is by "A Devil of My Word" before she sees his Game Face up close and personal at last.
  • Better as Friends: Chloe and Dan get along a lot better after they finalize their divorce.
  • Betty and Veronica: The Betty to Eve’s Veronica for Lucifer’s Archie. Eve seemingly accepts Lucifer for what he is, while Chloe is still having trouble coming to terms with finding out the truth. Tries to push Lucifer towards the goodness he has shown throughout the series while Eve wants him to be the punishing Devil he was.
  • Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: Is the Gentle Girl to Lucifer's Brooding Boy. Lucifer characteristically alternates between denial and self-flagelation whereas Chloe is much more down-to-earth and accepting of Lucifer's flaws.
  • Can't Hold Her Liquor: In contrast to Lucifer's constant partying, Chloe needs to be egged into drinking. In "Lady Parts", she quickly spills into In Vino Veritas. In "Chloe Does Lucifer", Chloe "Lucinda" goes undercover as "Lucinda" at a high-profile mixer event. After a glass of Prosecco, her response to socializing with Benji is a laugh which Lucifer likens to "a demented witch on crack".
  • The Chosen One: When Amenadiel first meets her mother Penelope, he realizes he's seen her before: thirty-five years prior he had been sent to bless Penelope and John Decker so the childless couple could conceive, the first and only time he was ever asked to do that. He's shaken to realize that God specifically intended for Chloe to exist and encounter Lucifer, and suggests why Lucifer is depowered in her presence.
  • Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: Is this for Lucifer.
  • Cowboy Cop: While not one to break fingers, Chloe usually follows her gut and refuses to let something go unless she has all of the answers, and will even "look the other way" should Lucifer do something amoral in certain situations. Not to mention her own acts of breaking and entering into suspect homes without a warrant and unlawful interrogations.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Is gradually warming up to Lucifer, even admitting she does like working with him.
  • Despair Event Horizon: After seeing Lucifer's devil face, Chloe went off with Trixie to Rome, trying to reconcile with the depictions of Lucifer being the embodiment of evil and the man himself
  • Disappeared Dad: Her father, John Decker, was murdered while she was a teenager. "My Little Monkey" deals with this aspect of her backstory as she tries to hunt down her father's real killer (as the man imprisoned for the crime turns out to be completely innocent).
  • Extraordinarily Empowered Girl: For some reason she is completely immune to Lucifer's powers, something that both fascinates and frustrates him. He uses finding out why as an excuse to keep following and helping Chloe. In episode 4, she shoots Lucifer in the leg and he can't just shrug it off like every other time he gets shot. In Season 2, Amenadiel discovers her conception was specifically arranged by God, and this relates to her effect on Lucifer, although she remains unaware of this.
  • Fair Cop: She's a pretty cop, and she used to be an actress.
  • Fantastic Racism: She falls into this in Season Four, once she sees Lucifer's true face, plotting with a priest to exorcise him and send him back to Hell. She even asks him if he Eats Babies at one point.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: She ends up becoming a lot closer to Lucifer after finding him annoying and creepy initially, and also ends up becoming friends with Maze, after their initial hostilities towards each other.
  • Flat-Earth Atheist:
    • She refuses to believe that Lucifer is The Lucifer, though she has good reason since she keeps seeing evidence against it. Ironically she insists that he's hiding something from her.
    • Seeing Lucifer bleed from a bullet wound she gave only convinced her he's not Lucifer.
    • Despite this, when Amenadiel tries to give her a more reasonable explanation she sees through it immediately.
    • She finally learns the truth in the Season 3 finale, though she figures it out before actually seeing Lucifer's devil face. Seeing the face finally confirms it for her.
  • Generation Xerox: Her father was a police officer in Los Angeles and her mother was a known actress.
  • Locked Out of the Loop:
    • Not knowing that Lucifer is really the Devil has so far caused more problems than solved them, especially in the latter half of Season 2.
    • Though by Season 2, she realizes “something” is odd about her partner, she’s not quite ready to accept idea that he’s the Devil, but it works so chooses to not rock the boat.
    • In the Season 3 finale, she sees his Devil Face full on.
  • Mama Bear: When Malcolm kidnapped Trixie, she went against police protocol and removed his money from evidence in order to meet with him and exchange it for her daughter's life.
    Chloe: Trixie is all that matters.
  • Morality Chain: For Pierce, potentially. He ends their relationship when he falls in love with her and feels remorse for manipulating her. He doesn't want to kill her and tells her to step aside when he's about to kill Lucifer. When he lies dying, he asks if Chloe is OK. But on the other hand, he still tried to kill Amenadiel and frame Lucifer (Chloe's best friend and the man she actually loves) for it, accidentally killed Charlotte, and said he'd kill her if he has to when she protects Lucifer. And when Chloe shoots him, he orders his men to kill her and Lucifer.
  • Morality Pet: She can literally bring out Lucifer's humanity, and is able to talk him down from seriously hurting anyone whenever he's pissed off. Most notably in episode three of the first season; right after Lucifer throws the man responsible for the murder through a glass window, he begins to advance on him angrily. Chloe gets in the way and tells him to calm down. He looks at her, and you can see the anger fading away in his eyes when his gaze is on her.
  • Never Live It Down: invoked Try as she might, she can't completely shed her reputation as a paparazzi-punching teenage actress. The fact that her mother is a well-known B-Movie actress doesn't help matters.
  • Never My Fault: Downplayed in season 4. She does admit to it, but after her initial role in trying to send Lucifer to Hell comes out, she tries to play it off as freaking out "for a moment" (rather than the few months it actually was).
  • Not So Different: Maze pressures Chloe on why she's a cop, and Chloe admits that she doesn't like people getting away with crimes — just like Lucifer. And she likes shooting people.
  • No-Sell: Chloe is immune to Lucifer's abilities and charms, sexual or otherwise.
  • Odd Couple: Chloe is a very by-the-book detective, a stack contrast to Lucifer, who will freely ignore the law and disrupt her work if it means solving the case. Chloe admits that, differences aside, she needs Lucifer as her partner, as he often makes their cases successful. Though as time goes on we see that she's actually willing to take risks and go off-the-books in order to catch the killers.
  • Old Shame: invoked The Hot Tub High School movie she did while she was a rising actress, said to rival Phoebe Cates's in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Chloe says she became a police officer so that no one will recognize her because of that.
  • Please Don't Leave Me: Invoked at the end of season four, where a tearful Chloe finally tells Lucifer that she loves him and begs him not to go back to hell.
  • Sleeping with the Boss: She ends up dating lieutenant Marcus Pierce in Season 3.
  • Slut-Shaming: Has an unfortunate habit of doing this, especially to Lucifer.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: To Lucifer at the end of season 4.
  • Suspicious Spending: She lives in a very nice house that she could not afford on a cop's salary. Lucifer immediately asks if she got the money by taking bribes. It's actually her mother's house; she moved in after separating from Dan.
  • Troll: In the first two episodes she repeatedly convinces Lucifer his powers are starting to work on her, then pulls the rug out from under him.
  • Unwitting Muggle Friend: She's this for Lucifer, having no idea he's really the Devil. Until the Season 3 finale.
  • Unwitting Pawn:
    • God is clearly up to something with her, but Chloe has no idea she's special in any way.
    • Cain is also manipulating her into a relationship with him, hoping that her feelings can cure him of his curse.
    • While she agrees to work with Kinley willingly out of her own fears and confusion over Lucifer, she did not know he was aware of her mortalizing effect on Lucifer. She later realizes that's the real reason Kinley needed her for his plans to send Lucifer back to Hell.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Lucifer.
  • Wacky Parent, Serious Child: The Serious Child to Penelope Decker's Wacky Parent.

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    Dan Espinoza 
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Played By: Kevin Alejandro

Chloe's co-worker, ex-husband, and father of her daughter.


  • Action Dad: As involved in action as his ex-wife.
  • Amicable Exes: He and Chloe become this eventually, most notably after they finally decide to go ahead with their divorce, though he still obviously has feelings for her.
  • The Atoner: Surrenders himself in "Take Me Back to Hell" to the LAPD to clear Lucifer's name. Actually, pretty much all of his actions in the episode.
  • Better as Friends: Chloe and Dan get along a lot better after they finalize their divorce. In fact, Dan was the one who suggested they finalize it once and for all.
  • Butt-Monkey: After spending Season 1 as a mildly sinister Jerkass, he begins transforming into this in Season 2 since the department can't fire or demote him without suffering its share of humiliation for his actions, so instead he's placed firmly at the bottom of the totem pole, reduced to doing every other detective's grunt work. By Season 3, he basically exists as a target for the Jerkass-ier characters like Lucifer and Pierce to fling witty insults at. And people keep stealing his pudding!
  • By-the-Book Cop: If a little eager to close cases, he does worry more about doing his job by the numbers than Chloe or Lucifer do. In "Et Tu, Doctor?", Chloe explains that he's more focused on his job than his family. It may not be the only reason.
  • Dirty Cop: Revealed to be one in "Et Tu, Doctor?". He was the one who shot Malcolm. Subverted when it's revealed that he only did that to protect Chloe from Malcolm, who was the real Dirty Cop.
  • Embarrassing Nickname: Detective Douche, which is how Lucifer addresses him from time to time.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: He and Lucifer eventually become friends (albeit of the vitriolic variety) during Season 2, after spending the first season despising each other.
  • Heroic Willpower: Azrael's blade is an Artifact of Doom that can induce mortals to act on trivial slights with murderous rage, but Dan was able to resist its influence after admitting that the things he was upset about were largely his own fault.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • He still has feelings for Chloe.
    • He's able to resist the influence of Azrael's blade and not stab Lucifer. Impressive for a mortal.
    • He's revealed to be attending improv sessions, and is pretty good at it.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: His reason to gaslight on Chloe to protect her from Malcolm.
  • In-Series Nickname: Lucifer not-so-subtly refers to him as "Detective Douche".
  • Jerkass: Is initially one to Chloe at every turn, with a side of Deadpan Snarker. He calls her out when he thinks she and Lucifer are sleeping together. He gets better as time goes on.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Does help Chloe pursue a case off-the-books when he thinks she's right.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Has no idea that Lucifer is really the Devil.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Downplayed but he has a few shirtless scenes in the series.
  • Odd Friendship: Develops a pretty strong friendship with Amenadiel, of all people.
  • Papa Wolf: His relationship with Chloe is complicated but he still cares about her and he loves their daughter Trixie. He tries to close cases to protect Chloe. He threatens Lucifer not to do anything that would put Chloe or Trixie in danger or he will make Lucifer pay.
  • Pay Evil unto Evil: After John Decker's real murderer gets an innocent verdict, Dan and Maze arrange for the Russian mob to find out he'd killed one of their men to cover his tracks and arrange for them to abduct and, presumably, take their revenge.
  • Pet the Dog: As mentioned above, goes to Chloe to help her and genuinely seems to still care about her.
  • Otaku: He enjoys the Body Bag ninja movies. He bonds with Lucifer over this.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: He relapses back to his Season 1 douche-y self after Charlotte's death, blaming Lucifer for everything and even trying to have him killed. Gets Lampshaded by Lucifer in 'Devil Is As Devil Does'.
    Lucifer: (introducing him to Eve) And that's Dan. He's a douche again.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: He mellows out a lot in Season 2, and even becomes friends (somewhat) with Lucifer.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Pudding. Even seeing a man boiled alive in a big vat of it can't put him off the stuff for very long.
  • Unwitting Muggle Friend: He's this for Lucifer, having no idea he's really the Devil.

    Malcolm Graham 
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Played By: Kevin Rankin

A LAPD officer who was suspected to being a Dirty Cop. He rejoined the force after coming out of a coma.


  • An Offer You Can't Refuse: Lucifer offers Malcolm one of his special coins so that he can't go back to Hell thanks to Amenadiel's threats.
  • Anything but That!: Malcolm's entire MO. Having gone to hell for 30 seconds was enough for him to truly appreciate life and food and to never go back there. Malcolm willingly does Amenadiel's deeds and will do anything else just to not go back to Hell.
  • Ax-Crazy: After joining "Team Lucifer" as he puts it, he develops into a serial killer who targets Satanists.
  • Back from the Dead: Technically he died, and was in Hell for a full 30 seconds before Amenadiel pulled him out.
  • Big Eater: Dying and coming back made him appreciate food apparently, and he is always seen eating afterwards, which makes sense since he...
  • Came Back Wrong: At the end of Season 1, Maze and Chloe meet Malcolm's wife (after dodging shotgun shells from her, thinking they were her wayward husband), who says that he's been different ever since he came out of the coma. New, barely unboxed tech is strewn around his house, and Maze says she's seen similar all-consuming behavior like this before.
  • Cop Killer: He shot his own partner Anthony Paolucci, made it look like a suicide, and frame him on the Palmetto incident with a suicide note in "Et Tu, Doctor?"
  • Dirty Cop: What Chloe suspected of him. And she was absolutely right.
  • Domestic Abuse: Strongly implied by this in "Take Me Back to Hell". When Chloe and Maze break into his house, they find the entire house full of delivered junk and his wife trying to shoot at them with a shot-gun, thinking they were Malcolm. Apparently he has been different since his time in the hospital, having spent all of their money and is going to leave everything behind after Chloe and Lucifer set their sights on him.
  • The Dragon: For Amenadiel in his plan to kill Lucifer.
  • Dragon Ascendant: Becomes the final bad guy after Amenadiel decides to turn himself around.
  • Evil Is Petty
  • Final Boss: Serves as this for the first season after Amenadiel's Heel–Face Turn.
  • Go Mad from the Revelation: He was Dragged Off to Hell in that brief 30-second pause between dying and getting dragged back up to the land of the living. He really didn't like it.
  • Killed Off for Real: At the end of Season 1, after he kidnaps Trixie and tries to kill Chloe and Lucifer and nearly does kill Amenadiel, Chloe shoots him full of lead. Lucifer makes it perfectly clear that he's going to Hell and won't be coming back this time.
  • Laughing Mad: When confronted with his killings, devolves into this toward Lucifer.
  • No-Sell: He is completely unfazed by Lucifer's Game Face. He justifies it by noting he has literally been to Hell and back.
  • Not So Different: Tries pitching this to Lucifer, to the latters' disgust.
  • Porn Stache: And when it's combined with his trademark wink, it manages to disturb even Lucifer.
    It's the wink with the porn 'stache that's sending the wrong message.
  • Serial Killer: Becomes one after getting the Pentecostal Coin from Lucifer.
  • Walking Spoiler: His revival at the hands of Amenadiel and eventual descent into madness is a twist that influences the entire last half of the first season.
  • Wild Card: Becomes this after getting the Pentecostal Coin, randomly killing and acting in a manic way.

    Ella Lopez 
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Played By: Aimee Garcia

A forensic specialist who starts working for the LAPD at the beginning of the second season. She used to live in Chicago and steal cars but gave up criminality and joined the LAPD. She is a faithful Catholic, though she loses her faith for a while in later seasons.


  • Absent-Minded Professor: She's highly intelligent and very good at her job, but has a habit of losing focus or going on unrelated tangents in the middle of conversations. She also mentions that she almost forgot putting on pants when she was called to the precinct in the dead of night.
  • Adorkable: Easily comes off as this, given her chipper nature and slight social awkwardness.
  • All-Loving Hero: Ella is a sweet girl who gives free hugs, loves her friends and colleagues and is liked back by everyone. Lt. Pierce finds her extremely annoying though, which is a hint that he is not a good guy at all.
  • Ambiguously Bi: When Linda mentions being a phone sex operator in the past, Ella comments "I would totally call that". In another episode, to celebrate Chloe's birthday she hires her a male stripper, then joins in on the dance by grinding on Chloe. When Eve gives her a "Shut Up" Kiss to calm her down, she clearly enjoyed it.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: She's quirky and excitable, but she's definitely good at her job.
  • Crisis of Faith: She undergoes one in the wake of Charlotte's death. Over the course of Season 4, she starts doubting God and the Bible, stops attending church and wearing her cross necklace, and spirals into drug use and alcoholism (before finally proclaiming that God either isn't real, or doesn't care about humanity). She recovers by the end of the season, however, and concludes that it isn't God's job to stop bad things from happening, but rather to give humanity the strength to get through said bad things.
  • Cuddle Bug: She loves a good hug, and will hug every person she meets.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She used to boost cars with her brother's gang before she switched sides and joined the LAPD. Various casual lines imply further, quite extensive contacts into the criminal underworld even after her Heel–Face Turn.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Her opinion on the devil, in spite of her Christian faith, which Lucifer appreciates.
  • Eureka Moment: She gets one during "Everything's Coming Up Lucifer" to figure out where the crime weapon(s) are coming from. In "Welcome Back, Charlotte Richards", she has another when she realises the pudding company's secret ingredients mix to make a very dangerous poison.
  • Flat-Earth Atheist: Becomes this in season 4 as she loses her faith and openly declares how there's "no God, heaven or Hell", completely unaware she makes these complaints around the actual Devil and his angel brother.
  • Genki Girl: Very upbeat and energetic, for someone whose job is to analyze crime scenes. When she first met Lucifer, she gave him a hug.
  • Godiva Hair: When her and Lucifer go undercover in a nudist club in Season 4, her long hair and some Scenery Censor are the only things that keep the episode from getting slapped with a higher rating.
  • Hidden Depths: Besides the many casual references to her former criminal past, "Deceptive Little Parasite" reveals that she's seeing a therapist. "Vegas With Some Radish" implies she has some kind of mental illness (possibly schizophrenia) that she's dealt with through gambling and other vices in the past.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Has no idea that Lucifer is really the Devil. She assumes he's actually a very dedicated method actor doing research for a role playing a crime-fighting devil.
  • Ms. Exposition: Helps provide background on a case thanks to any evidence that's brought to her.
  • Near-Death Experience: She almost died in a car crash as a kid. This was when she met Azrael. Azrael expected her to die, but she survived, and then Azrael just kept coming around because Ella was more fun than the usual dead souls.
  • Nerd Glasses: Shows up at the precinct wearing a huge pair when Lucifer and Chloe call on her in the middle of the night, suggesting the's normally wearing contacts.
  • Nice Girl: She's very sweet.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: A minor example, but her first meetings with Lucifer, Maze, and Amenadiel have her giving them big hugs.
  • Outnumbered Sibling: She has four brothers but no sisters, so is the only girl in a big family.
  • Pals with Jesus: Her childhood best friend was Azrael, the Angel of Death.
  • Polyglot: Speaks Spanish and French.
  • Reformed Criminal: Casually states that she used to steal cars in one episode, then later reveals inside knowledge of illegal street racing, explaining that "stealing cars is no fun if you don't drive them really fast." In "Vegas With Some Radish" Lucifer finds out she counts cards and has previously been banned from a casino; her immediate identification of an iconic slot machine's payout jingle implies a history with casinos and gambling in general.
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: In Vegas, even Lucifer is wowed by how Ella wears a stunningly hot dress showing off nice leg.
  • Shipper on Deck: For Lucifer/Chloe in Season 2 but jumps to the Choe/Marcus ship in Season 3. Jumps back Lucifer/Chloe after she tells her why she accepted and rejected Marcus’s proposal.
  • Unwitting Muggle Friend: She's this for Lucifer, having no idea he's really the Devil.
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    Marcus Pierce 
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Played By: Tom Welling

The new lieutenant as of Season 3, a stone-hard and seasoned veteran of the force who has also seen military service. However, in the mid-season finale a new revelation about him causes Lucifer to revaluate their positions respective to the other.


  • Adaptational Attractiveness: In The Sandman (which properly introduced Lucifer to the DC universe), Cain was thin, reedy, and had a mass of Wild Hair. This version of him's a Hunk. Furthermore, his mark is on his arm this time, rather than his forehead.
  • Adaptational Personality Change: Cain was a rather manic storyteller in The Sandman, prone to constantly (and brutally) killing his brother, Abel, in horrible ways because it was in his nature to do so.note  This version of him is a stern, cold Death Seeker. "Infernal Guinea Pig" adopts this idea by having Maze and Lucifer reveal that Abel's torture in Hell is Cain murdering him over and over in various scenarios.
  • Ambiguously Evil: For the first part of Season 3. He's a right jerkass most of the time, but does show some softer moments. Then The Reveal in "The Sin Bin" that he's really Cain, the first murderer, throws all presumptions about him out the window. The Sinnerman was his right-hand man, but he went rogue and Cain shot him for it. Additionally, he admits he did abduct Lucifer and leave him in the desert, but claims he has no idea how his wings returned and what happened to his devil face. Word of God implies he's really just playing Gambit Roulette, trying to find someone who can kill him and not being sure if either Lucifer or Chloe fit the bill.
  • And I Must Scream: Cain is sent to hell, as Lucifer points out that him killing Charlotte Richards instead of Amenadiel is an action he deep inside regrets.
  • Bastard Boyfriend: It doesn't get a whole lot of attention, but he was a subtly terrible boyfriend. He was manipulative, constantly finding new ways to suggest that Chloe should stay away from Lucifer.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: What makes it possible for him to die? Finally having something to live for.
  • Becoming the Mask: He pretends to be in love with Chloe because he believes that her love will make his mark disappear, at which point he'll be able to die. However, he ends up falling for her and finds that he can't bring himself to use her. It's this selfless act and not Chloe's love that finally gets rid of his mark.
  • Berserk Button: He seriously loses his temper when Ella is happy to see him kill a perp. Being the first murderer who was cast out of paradise for his crime, he probably has some understandable hang-ups about taking a life.
  • Biblical Bad Guy: He's Cain, the first murderer.
  • Big Bad: For Season 3. Though he's a Villainy-Free Villain, he's the primary source of Lucifer's antagonism in the season by coming between him and Chloe. He's also The Man Behind the Man to The Sinnerman, the season's Disc-One Final Boss; though he split from Pierce before the season, Pierce is the one that raised and trained him. He advances to actual villainy in the season's later episodes, when he manipulates Chloe into a relationship with him, begins plotting with Maze to frame Lucifer for his murder and force him to return to Hell, and then later turns his attention to killing Amenadiel to regain his mark.
  • Cain and Abel: Played with. While he and Abel are the Trope Namers, they were both the Cain. Pierce claims that Abel wanted to kill him as much as he wanted to kill Abel, Pierce was just the one of them that did it.
  • Canon Character All Along: "Marcus Pierce" is an alias — his real name is Cain.
  • The Comically Serious: Where most of his humour comes from.
  • Deadpan Snarker: When it's not the above, his humour comes from this. For instance, when Lucifer is telling him the story of Cain and Abel:
    Pierce: I know this story. The ending sucks.
  • Death Seeker: He's really had his fill of the whole "Walking the Earth" deal he's been cursed with and has been trying to kill himself since the Bronze Age (roughly 5000 years ago on the outside). None of it has stuck, up to and including throwing himself into an active volcano. Ironically after finally losing his mark, he becomes afraid to die and tries to do anything he can to stay alive, including making a plan to get his mark back. He tells himself and others that he's staying alive for Chloe (because he loves her), but it's strongly implied that he's afraid of dying because he knows where he'll end up...
  • Die Laughing: After Lucifer gives Cain a well-deserved "The Reason You Suck" Speech, Cain just laughs in his face before finally dying. It's creepy as heck.
  • Dirty Cop: He maintains his network of contacts as the Sinnerman while working for the LAPD, though he makes little use of them in an attempt to go clean. He fully becomes this in this final episode when he sabotages the investigation against him using those contacts.
  • Dying Curse: His words are short, but he gets a last laugh when he points out that Lucifer, who killed him and is about to get back his devil face after giving Cain a "The Reason You Suck" Speech, is just as bad as him.
  • Fair Cop: He's rather handsome.
  • Foil:
    • Tom Ellis says he's one to Lucifer; a disgraced son, cast out and cursed by God and humanity.
    • Also with regards to their relationships to Chloe; Lucifer falls in love with her due to a genuine affection for her and personal growth on his part; Pierce at first only pursues Chloe for selfish reasons, because he thinks being with her would make his mark go away, but backs off when he developed actual feelings for her. And in regards to Chloe's miracle status: when Lucifer finds out, he backs off because he fears God was forcing her to have feelings for him, and doesn't want to take away her free will. Meanwhile Pierce plans to use her miracle status for his own gain, and manipulates her into a relationship with him.
  • Healing Factor:
    • He can re-grow from anything, including jumping into a volcano. "That was a rough six months."
    • Lucifer asks what would happen if he were cut exactly in half. Pierce explains that there wouldn't be two of him — only one side would heal. He has a theory about why, but Lucifer just sums it up as "Wolverine rules."
  • The Hedonist: A former one. Part of why he wants to die is because he's done and tried everything on Earth: food, drugs, sex, etc., and such there's nothing new and thrilling enough left to stave off the despair and boredom.
  • Hunk: Ella once tries to cheer him up by having people write nice things about him on cue cards. She draws three at random and they're all complimenting his muscular arms.
  • Hypocrite: Him giving Dan a hard time for his actions in Season 1 and calling him a corrupt cop. While he certainly has a point, it comes off in a worse light after the revelation that he is secretly the Sinnerman.
  • Immortality Hurts: He claims that when killed, he feels all the pain that comes with a mortal wound. It's just that he heals from them. The mid-season premiere demonstrates this with him using several towels to soak up the blood oozing from his chest as he slowly recovers from where Lucifer stabbed him. On another occasion he says he tried to kill himself by jumping into a volcano, and it took him six months to recover.
  • In Love with the Mark: Pierce wanted to make Chloe fall in love with him in order to break his curse. He ends up falling for her and breaks things off with her because he can't bring himself to use her like that, and it's actually this act of selflessness which takes his mark away.
  • I Regret Nothing: The fact that Pierce does not regret anything he has done in his life means that should he die, he would go to heaven. Ironically, in his plan to kill Amenadiel, he kills Charlotte Richards who was Taking the Bullet. This one action is the only thing he really regrets, which means that after dying, he would be sent to hell.
  • Jerkass:
    • His Establishing Character Moment has him casually dismissing all of his coworkers who gathered to welcome him, for starters.
    • You know he's a jerkass when his mother Eve not only refused to mourn his death, but also left Heaven with the expressed hope of getting together with his killer. Granted, Lucifer is an ex of hers from before Cain was born, but still.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: On the other hand, he does a good job of pegging all of them accurately. He's just unpleasant about it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's stoic and cold most of the time, but does show softer moments at times. The last arc of the season reveals him to be a full on Jerk with a Heart of Jerk.
  • Kick the Morality Pet: He really does love Chloe (at least he believes he does) and doesn't want to hurt her. But when she stands up to him in Season 3's finale, he tells her he will kill her if he has to.
  • The Man Behind the Man: He's the one behind the Sinnerman.
  • Mark of Shame: His birthmark on his arm, a partly-complete circle, is his Mark of Cain. He covers it up with a faux-military tattoo.
  • Meaningful Name: One of the suspected etymologies for the name "Marcus" comes from the Etruscan word "mar", meaning "to harvest". Cain was the first farmer.
  • Metaphorically True: The Exact Words type. Pierce claims that the Sinnerman killed his brother. Since he's the true Sinnerman and the The Man Behind the Man to the one the LAPD captured, he's technically correct — the Sinnerman did kill his brother.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Not as much as Lucifer, but he does have his moments where it's highlighted how hunky he is.
  • Name of Cain: Ur-Example, Trope Maker and Trope Codifier all in one.
  • Not So Stoic: He's usually pretty stoic, but when Chloe confronts him about his dislike of her, he can't help but laugh a little as he explains how he actually thinks very highly of her. While recuperating from a gunshot later in the episode, he's far more warmer to her, and can't hide his amusement in giving Dan a shitty job.
  • One Degree of Separation: He doesn't know Amenadiel, but Amenadiel knows him: he was the one who gave Cain his Mark. When Lucifer makes the comment that Amenadiel is God's favorite son, Cain figures this out himself.
  • Rasputinian Death: Cain has been trying to kill himself since the bronze age and so far nothing has worked. He's tried falling through helicopter blades, acid baths, being eaten by wolves, and so forth. His most extreme attempt was to jump into a volcano, but as he puts it, he always grows back.
  • The Reveal: At the end of "The Sin Bin" we find out who and what he really is: Cain.
  • Seen It All: Tells Amenadiel that he's this trope — he's explored everywhere on Earth, tried every kind of food, sex, music. At this point he's bored.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: He hates Dan. Given any opportunity, he'll bring up Dan's mistakes, sarcastically mock his actions, or make it clear how little he thinks of him. After telling Chloe that he won't give her the promotion she wanted because the position she was hoping for would waste her time and is generally a job reserved for shitty detectives not going anywhere, he happily gives Dan the job, who obliviously accepts it under the belief he's finally getting through to Pierce. Since Dan is the one who first figures out that Pierce killed Charlotte, it's safe to say that this attitude came back to bite him in the ass.
  • The Stoic: Generally always calm and reserved. Because after living for thousands of years and having Seen It All, little surprises him or gets under his skin.
  • Tsundere: Ella thinks he's this for Chloe because of his occasional protectiveness and interest in her. Actually it's because he's pegged Chloe as a potential candidate to kill him.
  • Time Abyss: He's been trying to kill himself since the Bronze Age.
  • Unperson: Having lived for thousands of years, Cain has gotten pretty good with vanishing and reinventing himself under a new persona. The Season 3 finale notes that if Chloe and Lucifer aren't careful about bringing him to justice, Cain will just walk away and they'll never find him.
  • Villainy-Free Villain: For most of the season he doesn't do anything really evil, aside from stringing Chloe along in a false relationship. But he's still largely a Jerkass to much of the cast, and is interested in getting rid of Lucifer so he can pursue Chloe unopposed. He sheds this status in the final episodes of the season when he begins plotting to murder Amenadiel and turns on the protagonists.
  • Walking Spoiler: His true identity is a massive one. He's Cain, the world's first murderer, marked by God and cursed to walk the earth as an immortal. Further, he's the real Sinnerman, and the Sinnerman Lucifer and Chloe were tracking in the first part of Season 3 was just one of his men that went rogue.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: He's seeking someone able to kill him because this trope is in effect for him. At least, at first; after his mark disappears and his relationship with Chloe ends, he does everything he can to get the mark back and become immortal again.
  • Worth Living For: Chloe rekindles his interest in living. At first he wants to be mortal and live a normal life with her, but once their relationship sours he wants to get his mark back so he can keep on living.

    Olivia Monroe 
Played By: Dawn Olivieri

Chloe and Dan's superior in the LAPD. She's responsible for appointing Lucifer as a civilian consultant.


  • Fair Cop: Olivia's a pretty cop in the LAPD.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Allows Lucifer to help the force by appointing him as a civilian consultant once he helps nail Benny as the real suspect in "Sweet Kicks"...and sleeps with her.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: She hasn't been seen since Season 1. Since there's a new lieutenant in Season 3, she was likely promoted to Chief of Police, due to what happened in episode five of Season 1.

Heaven

    Amenadiel 
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Played By: D.B. Woodside

An archangel sent by God to get Lucifer back into Hell punishing sinners. He really hates Lucifer and is very insisting on him returning to Hell. After Season 1, he gets hit with a big bout of Break the Haughty and subsequently undergoes Character Development, becoming one of Lucifer's allies. They're still not too fond of each other, though.


  • Above the Influence: Played With. He's openly disgusted with Lucifer when he finds him in the aftermath of a Bi the Way three-way, but he was also disturbed in a different way when Maze turned down his offer of an alliance to get Lucifer back to Hell.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: He's much more handsome than his neanderthalish comic self.
  • Adaptational Heroism: While not a hero, per se, Amenadiel is a far more reasonable and caring being that his comic counterpart ever was.
  • Adorkable: He has his moments.
  • The Atoner: After thoroughly Jumping Off the Slippery Slope in Season 1, and spending Season 2 facing the consequences of it, Season 3 has him trying to practice humility and become a better angel.
  • Bash Brothers: A literal example with Lucifer during the Season 1 finale after his Heel–Face Turn, when the two of them take down a room full of gun-wielding thugs.
  • Been There, Shaped History:
    • A more low key version. He is responsible for humans associating Lucifer with goats. A few key appearances, a few right words, and things got rolling.
    • Also, season 3 revealed that he is the one who gave Pierce, a.k.a. Cain, his mark and made him immortal.
  • Berserk Button: Do not imply he is a Fallen Angel, or anything like Lucifer.
  • Big Bad: Of Season 1, as his desire to see Lucifer back in Hell is Lucifer's main conflict, and in this he subsequently drives the other major conflicts: he was the one responsible for taking Lucifer's wings and reviving Malcolm as part of his schemes.
  • Blood Knight: He alludes to a love of fighting when he confronts Lucifer, admitting that he wouldn't have second thoughts about starting a war.
  • Body Horror: His wings start to rot as he becomes a Fallen Angel.
  • Break the Haughty: Season 2 is full of this for him.
  • Broken Pedestal: He starts to feel resentful towards God after He casts him out, and ultimately turns his back on his father in "Monster".
  • Brought Down to Badass: Despite losing his powers, he is asked to pull a You Shall Not Pass! with both Lucifer and Chloe's lives at risk, and he single-handedly manages to hold off multiple security guards.
  • Cassandra Truth: In Season 3, Amenadiel warns Lucifer not to trust Pierce and that his selfish goal to remove his mark would only lead to bad things happening. Suffice it to say a lot of the catastrophes that occur by the end of the season wouldn't have happened if Lucifer had just listened.
  • Characterization Marches On: In the first season, Amenadiel was a little naive and hardly discreet towards humans about the fact that god and angels are real. In fact, Lucifer had to stop him from revealing his angelic nature when they buddied up to get his wings back. Now in Season 2, Amenadiel says that humans must not be allowed to discover factual evidence that angels, god, and heaven are real. However, he may be drawing the line between easily-ignored anecdotal evidence (like showing off his powers to mortals) and documented scientific proof (like a blood test of a celestial being).
  • The Comically Serious: He has his moments. For one example, when he goes to Linda about his "physical" problem (ie. his decaying wings), and she instantly assumes he's talking about erectile dysfunction.
  • Deadpan Snarker: While there where hints of a sense of humor in Season 1, it shows more in Season 2.
  • Defrosting Ice King: Once he has his Heel Realization over Malcolm.
  • Disk-One Final Boss: He stops being a main threat by the first season finale and undergoes a Heel–Face Turn.
  • The Dreaded: Malcolm fears him, for he can permanently kill him.
  • Everyone Is Jesus in Purgatory: A major part of his character arc in Season 3 is making this an Invoked Trope: He's convinced his father had some great plan for him when he sent him to get Lucifer back into Hell at the start of the series, and is trying to make sense of the things that have happened to him to figure out how he fits into His Plan.
  • Fallen Angel: As Lucifer points out, Amenadiel has done a lot of sinful things in the name of sending Lucifer back to Hell. At the start of Season 2, his angelic powers start failing, his wings are beginning to rot, and he's desperately searching for how to redeem himself. Come Season 3, he's fully fallen.
  • For the Lulz: His whole reason for starting the Lucifer-goat rumor, more or less.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He's an Old Testament-style angel, willing to have Malcolm assassinate Lucifer in order to return him to Hell.
  • Harmless Villain: His attempts at pushing Lucifer's buttons in Season 1 never even come close to working the way he intends. Subverted in that he nonetheless causes some unintentional harm from the fallout of his failed schemes.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: Due to his unquestioning belief that everything is a part of his father's grand plan, every experience he has he sees through this lens, all of his actions (or, in some cases, his in-action) done with the consideration of "what would God want [him] to do?" This has caused him more than one Crisis of Faith, denouncing and renouncing his loyalties at the drop of a hat when faced with particularly personal hardships (like his brother Uriel's death over their mother's eternal damnation) or benefits (like when he finds out that he was God's favorite).
  • Heel–Face Turn: After Malcolm is identified as having killed several people, Amenadiel is genuinely remorseful because he's responsible and seeks Lucifer's help to atone by making things right.
  • Hero Antagonist: The closest thing the first season has to an overarching villain with his schemes and antagonism towards Lucifer, but his motives are fairly altruistic — without Lucifer down there to keep order, Hell is falling apart and God (and Amenadiel) has an interest in Lucifer going back to put it right.
  • Infinite Supplies: While his lifestyle is considerably more modest than his brother's, he also never seems to lack money despite having no apparent source of income.
  • Jerkass: Amenadiel is extremely hostile towards Lucifer and wastes no opportunity to state his dislike of his fallen brother plainly.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He starts mellowing out after he realises he fucked up when it came to Malcolm and his mission with bringing Lucifer back, which gets several people killed. Come Season 2, he's a lot nicer and his relationship with Lucifer is much more brotherly.
  • The Man Behind the Man: He's responsible for bringing Malcolm out of his coma.
  • Meaningful Name: The fake name he gives Linda while trying to dig up dirt on Lucifer, Dr. Canaan, comes straight out of the Old Testament. When Lucifer sees it, he immediately connects it to him.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Has this sort of realisation after seeing what Malcolm's been doing.
  • "No. Just... No" Reaction: He immediately shoots down Linda's suggestion that they name their baby Michael.
  • Not So Above It All: He initially seems to be The Stoic, but he's not above snarking with the best of them, admits that he started the Lucifer-goat rumour, and is seen partying crazily during "Lady Parts".
  • No Social Skills: As Dan finds out, his improv skills leave a lot to be desired. His "attempt" at acting like Lucifer also backfires horribly, with him failing to seduce anyone, getting into a fist fight with a prostitute's pimp and ending up arrested.
  • Odd Friendship: He is a Celestial older than Written History. She is a perky and insightful therapist whom he manipulated to get back at his brother; however, Amenadiel genuinely likes Linda and regrets hurting her feelings, and she forgave him after he apologized.
  • Papa Wolf: When he finds out he is going to be a father, he embraces fatherhood and does everything in his power to make sure his child will be safe. When another angel threatened to take the baby to Heaven, he beats her up in a duel and makes it clear that he will have no mercy to anyone who harms his child.
  • Paralyzing Fear of Sexuality: Amenadiel tries to scare Maze into complying with his demands, only to recoil in shock and confusion when Maze licks him flirtatiously. He later loosens up enough to start a sexual relationship with her, only to be caught off-guard by developing genuine feelings for her.
  • Parental Sexuality Squick: He is so horrified at the sight of Charlotte hooking up with Dan that Maze immediately takes photos of his expression.
  • Pet the Dog: Genuinely offers to speak to God on Lucifer's behalf if Lucifer will just go back to Hell.
  • Power Incontinence: At the start of Season 2, he's caught by surprise when his power to slow time suddenly stops working and he's seen as extremely worried about this.
  • Race Lift: Amenadiel was white in the comics (and incarnated looking like a Neanderthal for some reason). Here, he's black and looks like a modern human.
  • Redemption Demotion: He loses his power to slow time shortly after reconciliating with Lucifer probably in order to avoid Story-Breaker Power. He speculates a number of reasons as to why this has happened, but it seems that God is none too happy with him. Fortunately, God is benevolent enough to grant Amenadiel his powers again when Linda's life is in peril. He concludes that his powers were an aspect of his personality and allowed him to stay seperate from humanity. When he decides to embrace humanity and stay on Earth, he no longer needs those powers so they go away.
  • Something Else Also Rises: When he has sex with Maze, his wings popped out at a very particular moment.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Come Season 2, he is less uptight and more personable, even apologizing to Linda for betraying her trust. Possibly due to him learning his lesson in Season 1 due to his actions. Or possibly tied to the fact that he is slowing losing his angelic status and turning human.
  • The Unfavorite: Amenadiel thought he was this, believing that Lucifer was God's favorite son, but later comes to believe that he's God's favorite after he learns that God gave him a piece of Azrael's blade to guard
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: He wants Lucifer to return to Hell and take control again, and is resorting to some decidedly amoral methods to make it happen.
  • Wing Pull: Amenadiel can pull out his wings both as weapons and for travel. Lucifer noticeably flinches whenever he does so.

    Goddess 
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Played By: Tricia Helfer

The Goddess of all Creation, Mother of the angels and God's ex-wife. Lucifer considers her just as culpable for his banishment as God, since she didn't do anything to stop it. When she was banished in turn, he happily imprisoned her in Hell without asking for an explanation. While Lucifer was away from Hell, she escaped and ended taking up residence in the body of the recently deceased Charlotte Richards on Earth.


  • Abusive Parents:
    • She's very emotionally manipulative towards Lucifer and Amenadiel and, while she does seem to love them in her own way, she doesn't care about their needs and wishes, only her own. She escalates the abuse to physical later on, when she starts bleeding light.
    • While she quickly works out how to handle her body's husband, she seems to think that "time out" involves chaining the son to a goal post.
  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: Even the Devil himself isn't immune. She repeatedly Squicks him out by commenting about the attractiveness and functions of her new body, dancing in his club, showing up at his work, walking in on him having sex...
  • Big Bad: In Season 2; while she spends a lot of it being Ambiguously Evil in regards to her motives for doing so, she spends much of the season manipulating Lucifer and Amenadiel to try and get them to come back to Heaven with her, and goes to extremes to try to get rid of Lucifer's "attachments" on Earth so he'll listen to her.
  • Body Surf: When she escapes Hell, she takes possession of a recently-killed human, but goes to another body if the first body is subsequently killed.
  • Creation Story: Lucifer claims that the "Big Bang" that created the cosmos was the result of the Goddess and God having sex.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: As much as she wants to return to Heaven to destroy God, she doesn't want her other children to be killed in the crossfire. So she reluctantly accepts Lucifer's sending her in the void.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": In order to keep the identity of Goddess secret, she is generally called "Mom" or Charlotte, the name of her host body.
  • Fantastic Racism: She makes no secret of her contempt towards humans, seeing them as expendable. Most likely because she feels God cares more about them than his own family.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: Thanks to being locked in Hell for thousands of years and her general contempt of humanity, "Charlotte" hasn't quite picked up on cultural/social norms or normal human behaviour, to the point of embarrassing Lucifer — who doesn't exactly have a lot of shame himself when it comes to acceptable behaviour.
  • Healing Factor: When she first occupies a human body the body heals from whatever the cause of death was, but it only works that initial time. After that, it's as mortal as it was previously.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: In "Liar, Liar, Slutty Dress on Fire", she confessed to Lucifer that she was the one who had him sent to Hell, begged God to because he was so angry at his son's rebellion that he wanted to destroy him. It's unclear if there's any truth to it, since the episode ends with her smirking at the sky.
  • I Have Boobs, You Must Obey!: Quickly works out that sex is the best way to get her husband's cooperation.
  • Innocent Fanservice Girl: She did not understand to concept of indecent exposure at first, when Lucifer asks her to take off the slutty dress she's wearing, she simply does so, and strips naked in the middle of a public street. Lucifer is quite horrified at the sight.
  • Instant Expert: When she gets bored, she decides she might as well start working as a lawyer at Charlotte's old job. She acquires her knowledge to do so by reading the law books in the library over the weekend. All of them. Even Lucifer is momentarily taken aback.
  • Intrigued by Humanity: While she might not admit it, she enjoyed some of the things humans created, like vodka, espresso and sex. And Dan.
  • It's All About Me: Several times.
    • Knowingly allowed Azrael's blade to be stolen, despite knowing the horrific carnage it's capable of, because she wanted God's attention.
    • She flat-out doesn't care that Lucifer doesn't want to return to Heaven with her, and tries to make him leave by attempting to blow up Lux, then Chloe.
  • Jerkass Gods: It is mentioned that while she and God made the angels together, humanity was made by God exclusively. Because of this, she is confused, perplexed and contemptuous of mankind. She also admits to causing the Flood in "God Johnson" and Lucifer suggests she's responsible for some of the other Old Testament disasters attributed to God such as the plagues.
  • Karma Houdini: As of "The Good, the Bad, and the Crispy", Lucifer uses the flaming sword to help her get outside of their universe, enabling her to escape police justice and start her own world. Of course, not being able to see her sons again could be karma enough.
  • Lethal Chef: Has a habit of utterly destroying everything she tries to cook.
  • Light Is Not Good: Her true form is a being of light that needs a human vessel to exist on Earth, and she is a human-hating manipulative, and downright abusive mother
  • Lovable Sex Maniac: While she's dismissive of humans and thinks them well beneath her, and sex is initially just something she uses to shut her human husband up, she's eventually revealed to have discovered she's acquired a real liking for it and tells Lucifer he's clearly inherited his attitude regarding sex from her.
  • Mad Bomber: She tries to manipulate someone into blowing up Lux, in a distorted attempt to get Lucifer to return to Heaven with her. When that doesn't work, she tries to blow up Chloe.
  • Mama Bear: Say what you want about her, but when push comes to shove, she'll literally go through Hell to save her children.
    I have a paralyzing fear of the place, but I would face a thousand Hells to save my son!
  • Manipulative Bitch: She'll stop at nothing to get what she wants.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Like her son, she has a habit of appearing naked at uncomfortable moments and knows how to play on people's desires to get her way.
  • No Social Skills: She is extremely confused by humanity and her attempts to fit in are... less than successful. That's one of the reasons she contempts humans.
  • Not Evil, Just Misunderstood: She certainly acts that way when she appears dazed, confused and pleading for Lucifer's help at the end of the Season 2 premiere. In the second episode, she appears mercurial and a little bit ditzy. The end of the episode shows it might all just be an act.
  • Not Me This Time:
    • She denies being involved in the murders of two of Lucifer's lovers in "Stewardess Interruptus". And, indeed, she's innocent of this.
    • In the Season 2 finale, after confessing to the Accidental Murder of Chet Ruiz, she denies having anything to do with the cleaner's death. Sure enough, the actual killer was Chet's brother.
  • Revenge: She wants to kill God for casting her into Hell.
  • Supernaturally Young Parent: Tricia Helfer is only four years older than Tom Ellis (Lucifer) and actually four years younger than D.B. Woodside (Amenadiel). It's unclear precisely how old Charlotte Richards was supposed to be when she died, but she was young enough that Lucifer and Amenadiel knew it would be awkward to explain how she's their mother. She eventually tells Chloe that she's their stepmother.
  • Super Strength: She possesses a much greater deal of strength than most people, an ability that she first discovered when she was attacked by a mugger, and accidentally killed the guy in one hit.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: In the second episode of Season 2, Lucifer accuses his mother of this, although it's not shown whether it's true.
  • Villainous Breakdown: She suffers this in "The Good, the Bad and the Crispy" when she learns that Lucifer was gonna leave her in Heaven so she and God would destroy each other.
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    God 
Played By: Neil Gaiman (in "Once Upon A Time")

Lucifer and Amenadiel's father. You may have heard of him.


  • Abusive Parents: Considering that he threw his own son out of Heaven and essentially forced him into running Hell for billions of years, he definitely qualifies. Then there's the fact that he threw his own wife in there and made Lucifer guard his mother. He's also emotionally abusive to Amenadiel.
  • Alternative Character Interpretation: In-Universe. The only information we have on him is from his family, mainly Lucifer and Amenadiel, who both have their own ideas on what he's like: Lucifer thinks he's a sanctimonious Jerkass God while Amenadiel has a more favorable opinion of him. Though in Season 2, Amenadiel, while still not agreeing with Lucifer on the subject, admits he has come to see their father has a tendency to overreact.
  • The Chessmaster: In Season 2, it is revealed that he sent Amenadiel to help Chloe's mother get pregnant when she and her husband couldn't conceive, the first and only time he had Amenadiel do this. Amenadiel and Charlotte speculate that he did this to set Lucifer and Chloe on a path to meet from the moment of her conception.
  • The Ghost: He's often mentioned by Lucifer and Amenadiel but never actually puts in an appearance. It ends up being Played for Drama, with Lucifer calling his father a "selfish bastard" who never bothers to even so much as speak to his children, to say nothing of the wars humanity has fought over it.
  • God: The Christian god, father of Lucifer and so on and so forth.
  • God Is Good: Father Lawrence and Amenadiel regard him as this, though at the least, he's a case of Good Is Not Nice / Good Is Not Soft.
  • In Mysterious Ways: It's lampshaded repeatedly that no one actually knows how much he is interfering. The only confirmed event he had a hand in was having Amenadiel bless Chloe's parents so that they could conceive. In fact, the alternate universe episode "Once Upon a Time" strongly implies that he did nothing else. In that episode, the alternate universe was the result of him nudging a bullet a few inches over so that Chloe's father didn't die.
  • Jerkass God: Lucifer certainly thinks so, based on casting Lucifer out of Heaven and making him run Hell.
  • Not Me This Time: Amenadiel realizes that losing his wings and Lucifer losing his devil face had nothing to do with God, in both cases they made it happen because deep down inside they believed they deserved it.
  • Omniscient Morality License: Father Lawrence attributes Lucifer's banishment to a case of this, and Amenadiel (somewhat unconvincingly) maintains that his own fall from grace is a case of this as well.
  • Parental Favoritism: Lucifer and Amenadiel believe he plays favourites. By the end of Season 2, it seems that he does indeed — to Amenadiel's surprise and delight.
  • Parental Neglect: Gets called out on this by Amenadiel, who says he's finished trying to please his father, who isn't even around.
  • Parents as People: If his narration from "Once Upon a Time" is to be believed, he just wants what's best for Lucifer.
  • Poor Communication Kills: As Lucifer and Amenadiel point out, a lot of problems in the series would be solved if he simply communicated. The situation with Uriel, for instance.
  • The Powers That Be: How he operates. He never leaves Heaven, and though Lucifer constantly suspects everything of being one of his schemes, how much he actually does is always ambiguous.

     Uriel 
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Played By: Michael Imperioli

An angel who comes to Earth to convince Lucifer to return their mother to Hell and is willing to go to extreme measures to do so.


  • Adaptational Villainy: Uriel is the Only Sane Man in the comics, willing to hear Mazikeen out and basically keeping the Heavenly Host together. In the series, this is not the case.
  • Awesome by Analysis: Uriel's main power is seeing and understanding "patterns" and using them to predict (and influence) events and, once he's seen someone fighting, able to defeat even the most skilled combatants.
  • Deader Than Dead: After being stabbed with Azrael's blade. Anyone that is killed by this blade does not go to Heaven or Hell, they cease to exist.
  • Disaster Dominoes: Uriel is able to produce a chain of events set off by a minor tweak in the environment that results in what he wants to happen. He threatens to play a single note on an organ in an abandoned church that will set off a series of events resulting in Chloe's death two days later, and Lucifer knows it's not an idle threat.
  • Did Not See That Coming: Says this verbatim when Lucifer stabs him with Azrael's blade.
  • Famous Last Words: "The piece is here."
  • Fantastic Racism: Even after being attacked, Uriel has no intention of finishing him off with Azrael's blade because Lucifer is his brother and another angel, however fallen. He shows only minor regret at having to kill a human if Lucifer won't cooperate, and shows delight at having the chance to fight and kill a demon like Maze.
  • Godzilla Threshold: If Lucifer won't return their mother to Hell, Uriel is prepared to kill her with Azrael's blade, which won't send the victim to Heaven or Hell but simple non-existence. Lucifer is horrified he's willing to go that far.
  • Loophole Abuse: Lucifer first assumes that Chloe is safe from Uriel because he's forbidden from harming humans, but is quickly corrected that it means he can't harm humans directly. The harm coming at the end of one of a series of Disaster Dominoes, on the other hand...
  • Middle Child Syndrome: While they were growing up, he often got ignored in favour of Amenadiel, the oldest child and their father's right hand, and Lucifer, the youngest child and attention-hogging troublemaker.
  • Pet the Dog: He still thinks of Lucifer as his brother, admitting he would never use Azrael's blade on him.
  • Race Lift: Black in the comics, white in the adaptation.
  • Rogue Agent: God didn't order Uriel to Earth to force Lucifer to honor the deal or to threaten Chloe, Uriel did it on his own initiative for what he believes is the greater good.
  • Too Powerful to Live: He has proven to be one of the most dangerous adversaries that Lucifer had to face so far. In his debut episode, he was able to defeat Maze, a weakened Amenadiel, and Lucifer in a fight, came dangerously close to killing Chloe twice, and would have likely succeeded if given a third chance. Ultimately, Lucifer was forced to make him Deader Than Dead at the end of the first episode he appeared in.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Uriel really thinks he's doing the right thing, and is willing to go to measures Lucifer finds appalling, such as killing an innocent human, stealing Azrael's weapon, and condemning a soul to utter non-existence.

     Azrael 
Played By: Charlyne Yi
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Lucifer's sister, the Angel of Death.


  • Adorkable: She's pretty much a second Ella, in terms of adorkableness.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Rae-Rae is the nickname Lucifer used to call her. Ella also calls her that, but that's because she only knows Azrael by that name.
  • Artifact of Doom: Azrael's Blade causes any human who touches it to feel the need to kill, and they will do so over the most absurdly minor disagreement or annoyance.
  • Asian and Nerdy: She is played by Charlyne Yi of Filipino descent and shares a lot of interests with Ella.
  • Bad Liar: Her attempts to explain her presence are less than convincing, to say the least. Ella is pretty bad at spotting her lies, but even she isn't fooled by Azrael's terrible attempt to pretend to psychically contact a ghost.
  • Big Brother Worship: Lucifer is apparently her favourite brother.
  • Don't Fear the Reaper: She's a clingy nerd who goes by "Rae-Rae".
  • The Ghost: Up until the third season, she is only mentioned both in reference to her Blade and that she isn't the most pleasant person to be around. While one would assume this is because she is cold or cruel, in reality it's because she is needy.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: She wants to spend time with humans, but normally she only meets dead ones, who are rather understandably morose. When Ella survived a car crash as a child (Azrael thought she was going to die, but it turned out to be a false alarm), Azrael quickly bonded with her since she's so friendly.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Platonic version; as the Angel of Death, she doesn't have much free time on her hands, so she sent Ella to meet Lucifer instead of being with them herself.
  • Perky Goth: She's very chipper, and dresses in gothic clothing in her true identity. Less so as Rae-Rae.
  • Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: She spent years pretending to be Ella's imaginary friend so that she could continue to hang out with her. She is still hurt by the fact that Ella made her go away.
  • Samus Is a Girl: In-Universe, Linda's surprised that the Angel of Death is "a chick".
  • Troll: She mentions that she and Lucifer used to screw with Amenadiel all the time.
  • Workaholic: The reason why she couldn't go down to Hell and reconcile with Lucifer: people are dying all the time.

    Eve 
Played By: Inbar Lavi

Eve of Adam and Eve fame. Eve is a human that made it into the silver city. However, she has come to grow bored of paradise and came down to Earth. Has a shared history with Lucifer.


  • Adaptational Dumbass: In The Sandman, Eve was a wise, experienced storyteller who knew plenty about human nature (and non-human nature). In the show, she's naive to the point of disaster.
  • Adorkable: As you would expect from being the first woman ever created, Eve is remarkably goofy, socially clueless and naive, reacting to almost every new thing she discovers with childlike glee. She acts more like an easily excitable 12-year-old girl than an immortal being, to the extent that even Ella seems positively suave by comparison.
  • Arranged Marriage: How she describes her relationship with Adam. Despite being literally made for him, nothing she ever did pleased him. While they got along fine (enough to literally start a race), there really wasn't a spark in their marriage.
  • Betty and Veronica: The Veronica to Chloe’s Betty for Lucifer’s Archie. Eve seemingly accepts Lucifer for what he is, while Chloe is still having trouble coming to terms with finding out the truth. Tries to push him back to being the punishing Devil he once was while Chloe wants him to embrace his goodness.
  • Bi the Way: Has no problem kissing girls and having orgies involving multiple women. Shows a mutual attraction to Maze.
  • Combat Stilettos: She almost always wears heels when she's out and aboutnote , and although "combat" might be a bit of a stretch, she does use them in the Season 4 finale to kill a demon-possessed woman by bringing her heel down hard on her eye.
  • Death Is Cheap: As a human created directly by God's hand rather than born, she was able to simply slip back into her old bones and come back to life when she left Heaven.
  • Fatal Flaw: Two, both of which Chloe calls her out on in the Season Four finale.
    • Her co-dependency issues and Love Martyr tendencies are so extreme they manifest into outright selfishness, which is a result of being created for Adam but never living up to his expectations. It's also prevalent in her relationship with Lucifer, who, to Eve, is a corporeal representation of the happiest times of Eve's first mortal life.
    • Her naivete. That isn't a result of anything negative, just the logical conclusion of a human who lived and died during the dawn of time entering modern society. Eve has very little understanding of the complexity of the modern human's motivations and morality because she never had to deal with it before. All the humans that existed in her lifetime were directly descended from her and therefore shared a family dynamic with her; and when she died, she went to Heaven, where motivations and morality were rendered irrelevant because the only people who went there were good people.
  • First Love: Lucifer's. Except, subverted. Lucifer never really loved Eve — his first and only love has always been Chloe.
  • Genki Girl: She can be incredibly hyper when she's happy and/or excited about something, which equals most of the time she's around Lucifer.
  • The Hedonist: Most of her spare time in Season 4 is spent discovering all the fun things that humanity has discovered, and being sad when people try to prevent her from doing so.
    Eve: This world is full of dumbass rules, like "No drugs for breakfast!" or "Put on some clothes!"
  • Hell of a Heaven: Eve hated Heaven because it was so boring. She tried to combat this by meeting all the new arrivals and listening to their stories, but all that did was cause her to long to live a mortal life again.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: As a result of living and dying during the beginning of time, where human motivations were much less complex, and then spending her afterlife in Heaven. She also called her son Abel kind and gentle when it's established that he was a selfish hedonist that became the first soul in Hell (though it's implied Eve idealized him after his death).
  • I Just Want to Be Loved
  • It Runs in the Family: Hedonism. Not only is she a hedonist, but so were her two eldest sons. Cain eventually grew out of it, largely due to boredom. Abel never did and most likely never will, because his hedonism is the only comfort he has during his Hell loop.
  • Lady in Red: Prominently wears red in the episodes where she enables the worst of Lucifer’s vices, both sexually and in terms of violence. She also tells Trixie that it's her favourite color.
  • Loving a Shadow: It becomes gradually clear that Eve doesn't love Lucifer so much as the person she used to be when she was with Lucifer thousands of years ago. Eventually, she comes to this realization herself, which allows them to make a clean break in the Season Four finale.
  • Manic Pixie Dream Girl: Is single-mindedly devoted to being with Lucifer and getting him back to being the person he used to be back when they were together the first time. Deconstructed when Eve realizes that she has never been single in her entire life (which started at the dawn of time) and needs to be alone to figure out who she really is.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: After Lucifer breaks up with her, Eve is so desperate to get him back that she kidnaps Father Kinley from his prison transfer to try and convince him to tell Lucifer that the prophecy is bullshit. Kinley tries to kill her to stop it instead; Eve kills him in self-defense, allowing one of the demons from Hell to possess his body. The following episode, said demon starts killing people en masse to allow more demons to roam the Earth.
  • One Degree of Separation:
    • Lucifer's partner (and Eve's rival love interest) Chloe Decker dated and was briefly engaged to Marcus Pierce, aka Eve's son Cain.
    • The entire human cast has Eve as one of their two common ancestors (the other being her husband, Adam), due to her being one of the two progenitors of humanity. That being said, the blood relation is so distant it might as well be non-existent.
  • Parental Obliviousness: She believes that Abel was "sweet and innocent", seemingly unaware that he was just as bad as Cain, and was Hell's first occupant.
  • Replacement Goldfish: She was created to replace Lilith, and is bitter that Adam never stopped comparing her to his first wife.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: To Lucifer. Eve herself isn't a bad person, but her selfishness and "all-play" attitude cause Lucifer to briefly regress his Character Development to pre-Season One. It's ultimately the main reason he broke up with her, with the prophecy just giving him an excuse.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Her plan to get Lucifer and her back together via ruling Hell as a couple leads to the deaths of dozens of people and the kidnapping of baby Charlie, whom the demons intend to replace Lucifer as the King of Hell.
  • You Killed My Father: Subverted. Eve holds nothing against Lucifer for killing Cain. This is for two reasons: 1) She knows him well enough to know he wouldn't have killed Cain without a good reason and 2) She's met with several souls Cain "sent" to Heaven (most noticeably Charlotte) and knows that, despite what he was to her, he was not a good person.
  • Your Cheating Heart: The original sin wasn't Eve eating Forbidden Fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. The show outright confirms that was a metaphor for Eve cheating on Adam with Lucifer.

    Remiel 
Played By: Vinessa Vidotto
Another sister of Amenadiel and Lucifer. She is a warrior who doesn't like the idea of half-human/half-angel hybrids.
  • Action Girl: She's a Warrior Angel, and fought alongside Amenadiel in ancient times.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Remiel was an unambiguous villain in the comics, even attempting to destroy a man's soul for preaching about redemption in Hell. Here, she's much more reasonable, even leaving Amenadiel alone after he explains his situation to her.
  • Braids of Action: She wears numerous small braids throughout her hair, adding to her fierce appearance.
  • Broken Pedestal: She looked up to Amenadiel before the start of the series, and much of her attitude reflects how he used to feel about humanity. Needless to say, she is less than thrilled about his sudden change of heart.
  • Gender Flip: Remiel was male in the comics, and was changed to female in the show.
  • Race Lift: Changed from being a white angel to an Asian one.
  • Spock Speak: Speaks in a very formal, somewhat stilted manner. It emphasizes how disconnected she is from the mortal world compared to her brothers.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: She's just doing what she thinks is best, even if she has to grievously wound Linda (though thankfully it never comes to that) or fight Amenadiel, in spite of her admiration of him.

     Adam 

The First Man, and husband of Eve.

  • Arranged Marriage: Both of his marriages were arranged by God, and neither ended well.
  • The Ghost: He's discussed by Eve, but never makes an appearance.
  • Lazy Husband: Eve complains that he liked to laze around, which only got worse after Heaven started getting ESPN.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Eve cheated on him with Lucifer, while she claims that he continued to pine after Lilith throughout their marriage.

Hell

    Maze 
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Played By: Lesley-Ann Brandt

Mazikeen, better known by her nickname Maze, is a demon who works as Lucifer's bodyguard and a bartender at Lux. She is mostly annoyed that Lucifer isn't doing anything interesting any more. After coming to realize she needs to strike out on her own and not rely on him anymore, she gets work as a bounty hunter for hire and moves in with Chloe.


  • Adaptational Attractiveness: Played with. Her comic counterpart starts off with one half of her face being that of an attractive woman, with the other half being a decaying skull. "Sweet Kicks" shows her true appearance in a reflection, which is the same as her comic counterpart. She seems to disguise herself with the same glamour as Lucifer. In "Monster", while being out with Trixie for "Trick or Treat", she shows her her real face.
  • Adaptation Relationship Overhaul: In the comics, she and Lucifer are lovers, in this version they are just friends.
  • Adorkable: She shows childlike delight after her first job as a bounty hunter:
    Maze: Hunting humans is a job! Who knew?!
  • Artificial Human: Artificial living creature, at least. She says she was "forged in the bowels of Hell to torture the guilty." While it's possible she wasn't being literal, Lucifer's mother notes that she doesn't have anything resembling a family, implying that she is an artificial construct. Presumably, this extends to all demons. Season 4 retcons her as a daughter of Lilith however.
  • Bi the Way:
    • Comes on to Linda, and mentions that she has had a lot of sex with men and women.
    • When Chloe pulls her out of the way of gunfire and lands on top of her, Maze looks down at their chests pressing together and grins.
      Maze: Now I understand why Lucifer likes you.
    • In season four, she starts to fall in love with a woman and pursues her at Dan's encouragement. Unfortunately, the woman in question is Eve, who is still stuck on Lucifer at that point.
  • Bodyguarding a Badass: Played With. Initially her job was to "protect" someone who is invulnerable and immortal. Eventually, it subverted when Lucifer becomes vulnerable, which makes Maze's protection much more necessary.
  • Bounty Hunter: She's delighted to find that you can hunt humans and get paid for it.
  • Character Development: In season 1, she wanted nothing more than to return to Hell, worried that humans might have a negative impact on Lucifer. By season 4, she chose to remain on Earth, if only to help Linda and Amenadiel raise Charlie.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: She's really not happy when Linda starts dating Amenadiel, despite the fact that she dumped him.
  • Combat Sadomasochist: Right before her short fight with Amenadiel, she retorts, "You forget. I love pain."
  • Cool Aunt: She plans to become this following Charlie's birth.
  • Cool Big Sis: Becomes something of one towards Trixie.
  • The Corrupter: To Lucifer, oddly enough. She is always pushing him to act more like the Devil she once knew and less like a human.
  • Covert Pervert: While she usually doesn't bother with the covert part, she grabs a bowl of popcorn and sneaks into Chloe's bedroom to watch when she hears through the walls that Chloe is having an Erotic Dream.
  • Dark Action Girl: Being Lucifer's bodyguard, a demon, and a total badass.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Spends more time making snippy comments at Lucifer than she does actually bartending, it seems.
  • Emotional Regression: After she finds out that Linda and Amenadiel start dating behind her back, knowing that she would overreact, she becomes incredibly spiteful and obsessive. She socially tortures both of them into confessing what they did and breaks her friendship with them. When they break up just to please her and Linda apologizes to her repeatedly (even getting her a hatchet as a gift in a metaphorical "burying of the hatchet"), Mazikeen refuses to back down and tells her to "go to Hell" and breaks the hatchet over her knee. She soon tries to numb herself through her own hedonism, increasing her intake of sex and alcohol with reckless abandon, brings up her and Dan's covered murder and calls Trixie a brat.
  • Erotic Eating: It seems Maze is incapable of doing anything in a non-sensual fashion... not even eating Dan's pudding at the cop shop.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Her first scene shows her getting head from a random guy behind the bar at Lux.
    Maze: <momentarily paying no attention to Lucifer> ...okay, Patrick. You can go.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: She's a vicious, almost completely amoral demon who really enjoys hurting humans, but there are a few persons she honestly cares about. The roster always included Lucifer no matter how nastily they treat each other, and gradually expands to encompass Amenadiel, Chloe, Trixie and especially Linda.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: She despises Chloe at first and even considers killing her in her sleep. Eventually, Maze warms up to Chloe and by Season 2 considers her a friend.
  • Fish out of Water: She feels somewhat out of place on Earth, eventually going to seeking Linda's help to try and get her to fit in with humanity more.
  • For Halloween, I Am Going as Myself: In "Monster", while trick-or-treating with Trixie, she tells the latter to turn around before revealing her true face to her. Trixie is overjoyed because it'll get them "so much candy".
  • Green-Eyed Monster: She’s PISSED when she finds out Amenadiel and Linda are dating.
  • The Hedonist: She's introduced casually getting eaten out by some random man while she's working.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: Starts the series firmly on Lucifer's side, then starts acting as a mole for Amenadiel under the promise of being allowed to return to Hell, then starts sleeping with Amenadiel, then tries to get back into Lucifer's good graces by acting as his mole and trying to kill Amenadiel in his sleep. She can't quite bring herself to figuratively and literally stab Amenadiel in the back, and now turned away from them both. In Season 3, she starts manipulating Lucifer to try and keep him away from Chloe while Pierce woos her, in order to convince him to return to Hell. After finding out about Amenadiel's relationship with Linda, she demands Lucifer send her back to Hell, but Lucifer won't do it, so she starts plotting with Pierce to make Pierce mortal and frame Lucifer for murdering Pierce in order to destroy Lucifer's life on Earth so he'll go back to Hell and take Maze with him. When the original plan goes awry and Pierce wants his immortality back, Pierce decides instead to murder Amenadiel and frame Lucifer for it, and Maze agrees to go along with it, but once again finds herself unable to betray Amenadiel, so she turns on Pierce.
  • Hellbent For Leather: Most of her skimpy outfits contain a significant percentage of black leather. Gets lampshaded repeatedly by various characters throughout the series.
  • Hidden Depths: Just because she's a Hell demon who takes glee in torturing people, doesn't mean she has no feelings of her own. As shown in "Sympathy for the Goddess" when she's upset because she thought Lucifer was leaving her.
  • Honorary Aunt: To Linda and Amenadiel's son Charlie.
  • I Have Boobs, You Must Obey!: A firm believer in this. Unusually for the trope example, she's quite willing to use it on the ladies as well.
    Maze: (When Chloe asks how she got into the police station) Let's just say Samantha at the front desk is no longer into men.
  • In Love with the Mark: She is surprised to find herself falling for Amenadiel after acting as Lucifer's mole, and even saves his life in the Season 1 finale.
  • In Love with Your Carnage: Seems to be this toward Lucifer, at least when he is acting like the Devil.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She wasn't one of Hell's torturers for nothing. There's a sadistic streak in there, not to mention a certain glee at the prospect of hunting down human criminals for a living, but she also cares deeply for Linda, Trixie, and Chloe, not to mention Lucifer himself, obviously.
  • Knife Nut: Has a marked fondness for bladed weapons, daggers in particular. Her favorites seem to be a pair of hell-forged karambits that, contrary to earthly weapons, can wound and even kill celestial beings. She's often seen toying with them when her hands don't have anything better to do.
  • Lovable Sex Maniac: She's constantly hooking up with people for casual sex and has an impressive collection of sex toys.
  • Love Hungry: Much of the time what she wants is for someone to love her and put her first, and she's endlessly frustrated by the fact that while a number of characters do care for her, they always care for someone or something else more.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: She tells Ella that she has thousands and thousands of siblings. However, it's implied that demons don't reproduce like animals, but are somehow created.
    • Season 4 clarifies her status as a daughter of Lilith, the first wife of Adam who rejected God's plan and went on to become a notoriously promiscuous and fertile demon. Some of her siblings even show up to cause trouble this time around.
  • The Mole:
    • For Amenadiel, reporting to him about Lucifer in the hopes of getting to go back to Hell.
    • She plans to reverse the situation and be Lucifer's mole on Amenadiel after they had sex.
  • Monster Roommate: In Season 2, she moves in with Chloe and Trixie — not that the two of them know that she's a demon (yet).
    • In Season 4, she moves in with Linda after Chloe's discomfort with her true nature becomes apparent following the big reveal at the end of Season 3.
  • Mr. Smith: After becoming a Bounty Hunter, she uses the name Mazikeen Smith.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She's very attractive, and usually appears in tight-fitting leather attire.
  • Never Gets Drunk: Rare are the scenes of Maze and Lucifer at the Lux that don't show them consuming copious amounts of hard alcohol, but unlike her boss, Maze has yet to be seen intoxicated even a tiny bit. Naturally, Hilarity Ensues whenever she's actively partying with humans.
  • Nightmare Face: Her true form has half of her face appearing to be horribly decayed.
  • Ninja Maid: Or Ninja Bartender, as Chloe calls her.
  • Odd Friendship: She openly admits to Dr. Martin she made friends with Trixie, and in the same conversation asks if the doctor wants to hang out.
  • One-Man Army: She is Lucifer's bodyguard and has no problem demolishing a street gang that threatens him and Chloe. She does not even break a sweat while doing so.
  • Only Sane Man: For the first half of Season 2, she seems to be the only person who knows that Lucifer's mother can't be trusted.
  • Reality Ensues: When one of her bounty hunts brings her to Canada, Maze just packs her usual skimpy leather outfits for the tripnote . Cut to her shivering in the Canadian winter, followed by a roof avalanche dropping on her head. Demons may be a lot tougher than humans in many regards, but as it turns out, immunity to cold isn't part of the package.
  • Really Gets Around: Her very first scene involves a man going down on her and she is constantly hooking up with other people. She also had a brief relationship with Amenadiel and has slept with Lucifer in the past.
  • The Soulless: Being a demon, Maze doesn't have a soul. It not only sets her apart from humans and even angels, it also means that if she ever gets killed, she'll be Deader Than Dead since there's nothing of her that could be brought back from either Heaven or Hell.
  • Token Evil Teammate: In the first, third and fourth season. note  She enjoys hurting people and has no ethics whatsoever. The only restraints on her behaviour is practicality and the regard of the few people, like Lucifer, who she personally cares about.
  • Torture Technician: Seems to have been her primary job in Hell, and she's still very much into inflicting (and suffering) pain whenever possible.
  • Two-Faced: Mazikeen does indeed have the same half Nightmare Face as in the comics, but hides it the same way Lucifer hides his true form.
  • The Vamp: Really enjoys flirting with people to get their guard down, whether it be Amenadiel or Dan.
  • We Used to Be Friends: A major subplot of the series is that Maze and Lucifer are no longer as close as they used to be as their lives on earth take them in different directions. Throughout the series Maze makes it vocal that she wants to return to Hell, but Lucifer likes it on Earth. This conflict between them plays a major role in Season 3.
    • In Season 4, Maze and Lucifer have quickly reconciled, but her friendship with Chloe is strained after she finds out the truth about her and Lucifer and doesn't handle it well.

    Dromos 
Played By: Graham McTavish

A demon from Hell who possesses Father Kinley's body, summoned to Earth at his insistence in the belief that Lucifer needs help returning to Hell.


  • The Bad Guy Wins: Underestimated by both Lucifer and Maze, he ultimately achieves exactly what he wants: Lucifer returns to Hell and reclaims the infernal throne.
  • Big Bad: He's the true main villain of Season Four, using the deceased Kinley's body to wreak havoc on the human world and trying to make the newborn Charlie the King of Hell after Lucifer abdicates the throne.
  • Faux Affably Evil: He is genuinely excited to see Lucifer again they first time they meet. He also has no problem turning on him the moment he proves unwilling to return with them to Hell. He isn't very friendly after that.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Dromos reveals that Amenadiel wasn't lying in Season 1 — things are really bad in Hell without Lucifer there to run things. His methods are inexcusable, but he was right that Hell did need its ruler to keep it contained.
  • Knight Templar: A villainous version. Dromos is adamant that Hell's demons need a king to rule them. He proves quite willing to do anything to achieve that goal.
  • Loyal to the Position: Dromos is loyal to whomever holds the throne. Emphasis on the throne. When Lucifer abdicates, he immediately abandons his loyalty to him and seeks out a new king.
  • The Starscream

Civilians

    Beatrice "Trixie" Espinoza 
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Played By: Scarlett Estevez

Chloe's daughter, and one of the few children Lucifer isn't immediately annoyed by.


  • Children Are Innocent:
    • Chloe isn't happy upon learning that Lucifer accidentally made Trixie aware of the word "hooker."
    • invoked Much is made of her not knowing of Chloe's Old Shame, but it turns out that she knows already. How?
      Trixie: I have the internet. This isn't even in HD.
    • She's always excited to see Lucifer. Whether this is just her natural propensity as a child to trust, because her mother works with him, or something more significant remains to be seen.
    • She's excited to see Maze's true face in "Monster", thinking that it's part of an elaborate costume.
  • Cuddle Bug: Hugs both Lucifer (to his discomfort) and Amenadiel.
  • Girls Love Chocolate: In her case, chocolate cake. In "Favorite Son", Chloe and Dan find her with her face smeared of chocolate after secretly eating a piece of her birthday cake. In the same episode, when Dan wakes up naked in Chloe's bed after Maze knocks him out, he hides in his daughter's bedroom and tries to convince her to play a game of "sneak Daddy out of the house." Trixie asks for a year of unlimited chocolate cake as payment. Dan agrees. In "Pops", she doesn't resent being sent to her room because it means she'll be able to eat chocolate cake in bed.
  • In Name Only: In the original comics, Beatrice was the name of a human employee of Lux that eventually became Mazikeen's lover. Trixie has no resemblance to that Beatrice, though her close friendship with Maze might count for something.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: Trixie is a child. Maze is a thousands-years old demon. May apply to Lucifer too, up to a point.
  • Meaningful Name: Beatrice is the saintly woman from The Divine Comedy who gives her arrogant lover the power to go through Hell and ascend to God's unimaginable presence.
  • Morality Pet: Maze likes her and cares for her. Let that sink in.
  • Odd Friendship: With Lucifer, who is justifiably disturbed by it. In one episode she went to see him (and hanging with Maze) to cheer up after her mother and grandmother get into a fight over her.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: As she notes in the first episode, everyone generally calls her Trixie, rather than Beatrice.
  • Oracular Urchin: She seems strongly drawn to the celestials and as Chloe's daughter is a miracle child one generation removed. She also says very insightful things. The very first thing she says upon meeting Amenadiel is to compliment his necklace, which winds up being the third piece of the flaming sword.
  • Shipper on Deck: In Season 3 she picks up on Dan's and Charlotte's continued mutual attraction pretty much instantly and does everything in her power to get them to act on it.
  • Stepford Smiler: In "Deceptive Little Parasite", she revealed that she's afraid for her mom ever since she almost died. So she pretends to be okay in front of her parents.

    Dr. Linda Martin 
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Played By: Rachael Harris

Delilah's therapist, whom Lucifer charms to get the name of Delilah's boyfriend with the promise of sex. She then becomes his therapist...in exchange for sex.


  • Adorkable: After learning the truth about Lucifer, her enthusiastic questions regarding Heaven and Hell border on this.
  • All Therapists Are Muggles: Zig-zagged after she learns about the Masquerade. She starts out believing that Lucifer is deluding himself with a harmless fantasy, but decides to play along with his "metaphors" to help him through his other issues. When she learns the truth in "Monster", she has a Freak Out!, but comes to accept that Lucifer and Maze are still the people she knows them as and resumes working with them as their Secret Keeper.
  • Amicable Exes:
    • She and Lucifer remain on good terms after she breaks off their sex-related deal, coming to care for each other as friends.
    • Less so with her ex-husband Reese. She's clearly trying to be amicable but has to keep stressing the ex part to him, as he's obsessed with winning her back.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: She wants Lucifer to tell her the truth. She gets it, and she doesn't take it well.
  • But I Can't Be Pregnant!: Is very surprised to learn that she's pregnant with Amenadiel's baby in season 4, largely because nobody thought it was possible for a Celestial to procreate with a human. She embraces impending motherhood pretty quickly.
  • Constantly Curious: By the episode "Trip to Stabby Town", Linda has gotten over the horrifying shock of realizing that Lucifer actually is the Devil, and now spends the entirety of their sessions probing him for details about Hell and Heaven and so on, much to Lucifer's annoyance.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: In "A Good Day to Die" she claims that there's a chance she'd get sent to Hell because of as-yet unspecified things she's done.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She has her moments, usually when her patients and friends alike start to get on her nerves.
    Linda: I'm a therapist, being taken for granted is in the job description. Like, for example, when a friend uses your lunch break for free therapy and doesn't say "thank you".
  • Heroic BSoD: Linda tries to get Lucifer abandon his "metaphors" in the episode "Monster" and pleads for his full honesty. Upon seeing Lucifer's true face, she completely freezes up, unable to manage anything more than a quivering lip and a Thousand-Yard Stare.
  • Heroic Willpower: She's the only character who has been able to defeat Lucifer's hypnotic eyes. While others have been able to resist for a few moments (and Chloe is simply immune), Linda was able to remain in control enough that Lucifer had to make a deal to get the information he needed instead.
  • Hot Librarian: The good doctor dresses professionally, has her hair up, and wears glasses...at least until it's cuddle time with Lucifer.
  • Intimate Psychotherapy: As mentioned above, Linda gives Lucifer therapy sessions in exchange for sex, despite it being a huge violation with therapist protocol to have sexual relationships with patients. She eventually breaks off the sex deal, choosing to keep the therapist-patient relationship professional.
  • Nice Girl: Sex-related deal aside, she genuinely does want to help Lucifer and cares about him to some degree beyond sexual attraction. As of "Et Tu, Doctor?", she's decided to keep their relationship professional. As the series goes on, she proves to be the most consistently kind, forgiving and reasonable person around.
  • Making Love in All the Wrong Places: In the first half of the first season, is usually seen half-naked after having a little cuddle-time with Lucifer in her office as payment for his therapy. Lucky for them, the couch there happens to be a futon.
  • Not That Kind of Doctor: She's a licensed M.D. as a requirement to be a practicing psychiatrist but she doesn't actually practice medicine. Her last real medical experience was her medical education years ago. In spite of this, Lucifer and his family keep coming to her because she's the only doctor they know.
  • Odd Friendship: In spite of their vastly contrasting personalities, she and Maze become close friends. This continues even after she finds out that Maze is a demon.
  • Only Sane Woman: In addition to being good at helping the other characters process their often-tumultous feelings, she is usually a lot more self-aware and constructive in dealing with her own than they are.
  • Pals with Jesus: She remains on good terms with Lucifer and Maze even after finding out their true natures.
  • Shipper on Deck: Implied to be one for Lucifer and Chloe as of Season 2. She's the one who tells him that Chloe is the reason why he doesn't want to leave LA, then she wants to hear about his date with her.
  • Thousand-Yard Stare: Gets a big one upon seeing Lucifer's true face. When he looks back upon leaving her office, she hasn't moved an inch.
  • Unwitting Muggle Friend: She's this for Lucifer, having no idea he's really the Devil until the episode "Monster", where he shows her his true face.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Lays into both Amenadiel and Lucifer for all their lies and insane antics by the time of the season finale. At the start of Season 2, she criticizes Lucifer's tendency to use her as a sounding board to justify his own obsessions while ignoring her advice.
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: A mild example, but after she finds out that Lucifer is really the Devil, she keeps acting like she's in a far more serious show than she is, treating the angels and demons and deities with reverence and awe and trying to understand the religious ramifications of it all. Since she's actually in a supernatural dramedy where the heavenly host is more like a Big, Screwed-Up Family and the metaphysics are far less important than their soap opera-ish shenanigans, this comes across as hilariously misplaced.

    Charlotte Richards 
Played By: Tricia Helfer

A defense attorney specializing in getting criminals off the hook. She was killed shortly before the Season 2 premiere and her corpse was resurrected when Goddess took over it. Charlotte herself was sent to Hell, until the end of the season when Goddess vacates her body and Charlotte returns to it. Her brief stint in Hell makes her realize that she needs to turn her life around, and she joins the DA's office as her way to atone.


  • Ambiguously Bi: She strikes up a relationship with Dan, but is earnestly confused as to whether she had hooked up with Maze during her missing time and seems a bit disappointed when Maze decides she's not interested in her.
  • Amoral Attorney: She used to be one, defending known criminals and even "allegedly" making critical pieces of evidence against them disappear. She has a change of heart after returning from Hell.
  • And I Must Scream: She remembers her time in Hell quite vividly; she was forced to watch over and over as her family was murdered by criminals she had represented, a different one each time, while she herself could only just sit there and smile.
  • The Atoner: Realizing she had been sent to Hell for what she did in life, now that she's got a second chance she's determined not to go back there.
  • Back from the Dead: She had been murdered shortly before Lucifer's mother started using her body as a vessel. This is her second chance in life.
  • Beneath the Mask: The real Charlotte returns in Season 3, after being resurrected at the end of Season 2, when Goddess left her body. She pretends to still be the tough Amoral Attorney, but she is clearly distraught and mentally falling apart over her own guilt, after literally going through Hell and waking up on Earth with no family and no memories of the past months.
  • Break the Haughty: Charlotte's haughtiness got her killed in the first place. After she was resurrected, still clearly traumatized from experiencing Hell, she returns to life with no memories of what has happened to her in the last few months (as Goddess was inhabiting her body). During that gap, she apparently lost a majority of her work, any other relationships, and custody of her children to her husband with no visitation rights. Her time in Hell made her realize that acting as an arrogant Amoral Attorney filled her with deep regret, so to better herself and right her wrongs, she gives up her job as a defense attorney and joins the District Attorney's office.
  • Came Back Wrong: Inverted. Unlike Malcolm, she became a better person after being resurrected.
  • Defector from Decadence: She accepts a job at the DA's office, even though it'll mean less money from her work, because she doesn't want to defend criminals anymore.
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: She dies in Amenadiel's arms, after Taking the Bullet for him.
  • Foil: She serves as one to Malcolm, who was also brought back to life by a celestial being after seeing hell. Unlike him, she doesn't entirely fall back to her old ways and tries to better herself. Both are shot to death, but Charlotte's genuine wish to be a good human and Taking the Bullet for an angel (Amenadiel) redeems herself and she is brought to heaven, while Malcolm, who became Ax-Crazy, shot an angel (Lucifer) and is sent back to hell.
  • Heel Realization: After spending an undetermined amount of time in Hell, she realizes that she's been a horrible person in life and wants to change. She has another late in Season 3 after she thinks she's found a way to avoid going to Hell again; without the threat of punishment, she reverted right back to her old self and even worse in some ways. A horrified Charlotte realizes she hasn't changed all that much after all.
  • Killed Off for Real: Dies after taking a bullet for Amenadiel.
  • My Greatest Second Chance: After getting a second chance on life, she realizes that she would go to hell, so she joins the District Attorney's office to better herself and become a better human.
  • Redemption Equals Death: Sort of. Just as she is about to take another step in fixing the mistakes of the past after helping with the arrest of a woman abuser and murderer she used to represent, she jumps in front of Amenadiel, who was about to be shot by Cain, and dies. Amenadiel in his grief gets back his wings and brings Charlotte's soul to Heaven, fulfilling her wish to never see Hell again.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Connections!: Late in Season 3, Lucifer reveals his angelic nature to her, causing her to realize she really was in Hell. She takes this as a get-out-of-Hell-free card to do anything she wants and avoid divine punishment for it because Lucifer and Amenadiel will get her out of it. Amenadiel has to remind her that neither of the two of them is in good standing with Heaven and God.
  • Taking the Bullet: For Amenadiel. This one true selfless act costs her life, but Amenadiel flies her to Heaven for this.

    Reese Getty 
Played By: Patrick Fabian

A reporter who stumbles onto Lucifer’s identity as the Devil. He’s also Dr. Martin’s ex-husband.


  • All for Nothing: Reese investigated and worked for months to find proof that Lucifer is the Devil, so Linda would distance herself from Lucifer (and somehow get back to Reese). When he finally confronts Lucifer with a gun and shoots him in front of Linda's eyes, now proving that Lucifer is the Devil, he finds out that not only does Linda already know who Lucifer really is, she is still friends with him and doesn't care whether he is the Devil.
  • And I Must Scream: Reliving his investigation into Lucifer and the resulting downward spiral of his life on a loop. Comes with being in Hell.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: He started off trying to ruin Lucifer’s life because he was sleeping with his wife, who was separated from him for two years and trying to get a divorce.
  • Dead All Along: Of a sort; the ending of "Off the Record" reveals that he has been in hell for some time and the events of the episode have just been him reliving the events that led up to his death over and over.
  • The Determinator: A dark deconstruction. His obsessive need to ruin Lucifer for sleeping with his wife results not only in the death of an innocent woman but his own as well.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: Reese is a straightforward deconstruction of the trope with the various elements being inverted.
    • A traditional dogged nice guy is a genuinely nice and friendly person, who tries to understand the feelings of the person they are after, shows displays of affection that are based on the what the one they are pursuing would like, and while they might desperately want to be with the person they are after, want's said person to choose them willingly. On the surface he seems like a Nice Guy and acts polite and pleasant for the most part but given how he later tries to manipulate people in order to take his "revenge on Lucifer for stealing his wife", he clearly suffers from a serious case of It's All About Me.
    • Even if the dogged nice guy Did Not Get the Girl, they will accept it because the happiness of the one they admire is more important. While his interactions with his nurse after waking up in the hospital and conversations to his wife on the phone seem empathetic and caring, it's revealed that they split over two years ago but he won't sign the divorce papers because he believes they're meant to be together and his determination instead shows that he's more Stalker with a Crush.
    • Lastly, during the whole episode, his wife, Linda, is very patient and reasonable because as mental health professional, she understands his state of mind and is trying to help him cope and let him down gently. However, he takes her concern as evidence that there is still a chance for their marriage in spite of all the evidence to the contrary.
  • Dramatically Missing the Point: Reese does recognize that he was a bad husband to Linda and finally admits to Linda that he was responsible for their marriage failing. But then Reese thinks that merely saying this would restore his relationship with Linda. He is so obsessed with himself, that he still hasn't listened to or learned from anything Linda has said to him.
  • Foot-Dragging Divorcee: He's been separated from his wife for two years and hasn't signed the divorce papers because he doesn't want to admit it's over.
  • Heel Realization: Subverted, twice. After spending a year trying to find a way to win against Lucifer, recruiting a serial killer, and accidentally getting an innocent girl killed in the process, he goes to Linda and admits that he was a terrible husband, only to be confused when she still doesn't want him back. He injures her by accident, seems to realize what he's done, gets poisoned, helps get the serial killer captured by Chloe, but in the end, he still only did it in the hopes Linda would take him back. See Dramatically Missing the Point above.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: All he ever wanted is for Linda to love him. He doesn't understand that he irreparably damaged their relationship.
  • Intrepid Reporter: Starts off as one, but his obsession with investigating Lucifer puts his career in serious jeopardy.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: Reese at one point seems genuinely sorry for his actions and wants to apologize to Linda, but it turns out that it was another of her desperate attempts to get her back.
  • Karmic Death: Reese tries to manipulate a serial killer, who targets frauds, into killing Lucifer. After the killer finds out that Lucifer is anything but a fraud and Reese is a lying reporter, he kills Reese, when he returns back to work and gulps down a glass with poison.
  • Killed Off for Real: He's poisoned by a serial killer. He goes to Hell because of his guilt.
  • Love Makes You Evil: It's not really love and more like obsession. His obsession with Linda (especially after he finds out Lucifer is the Devil) leads to Reese trying to ruin Lucifer's life and even attempting to shoot Lucifer. When this doesn't work and Linda, already being aware of Lucifer's true identity, still accepts Lucifer, he tries to get Lucifer killed by using a serial killer and manipulate him into killing Lucifer. The killer changes his mind though and swaps the poisoned drink, which leads to Reese being indirectly responsible for the death of an innocent woman, who accidentally drank the poisoned drink.
  • Married to the Job: One of the several reasons why Linda had enough of Reese was because he cared more about work than on working on his relationship with her.
  • Never My Fault: His excuse after his actions get an innocent woman killed? ‘The devil made me do it!’

    Father Kinley 

Played By: Graham McTavish

A Vatican investigator introduced in Season 4. His goal is to send Lucifer back to hell to prevent a prophecy about evil overrunning Earth.


  • Big Bad: The main villain of Season Four. Or, at least his body is.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: He appears to be a kindly, well-meaning priest, but is actually an insane, self-righteous fundamentalist.
  • Cassandra Truth: None of his colleagues believe him about the Devil walking among them and they think he's gone insane. Turns out the Devil really is on earth, like he's been saying.
  • The Corrupter: To Chloe after going to Rome, trying to come to terms with Lucifer being the devil, convinced her to go with a plan to send Lucifer back to hell.
  • Entertainingly Wrong: Due to his Black and White Insanity and self-righteousness, he's thoroughly convinced he'll go to Heaven, not understanding why Eve would think he would go to Hell. Since the demon Dromos possesses his body in the Season Four finale (something that he can only do if the body belonged to a recently-deceased soul destined for Hell), Eve was right.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: His efforts to thwart the prophecy are the reason it comes to pass.
  • Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: He somehow heard of a prophecy regarding Lucifer: "When the Devil walks the Earth and finds his first love, evil shall be released." He's convinced that Chloe is that first love and that Lucifer will start some great conflict, so he tries to trick Chloe into sending him back to Hell. In reality, it's his efforts to subvert the prophecy that lead to evil being unleashed, because it causes a line of Disaster Dominoes that lead to him dying and being possessed by Dromos, who proceeds to kill a bunch of other people to be possessed by demons, all of whom start wreaking havoc on the mortal plane.
  • Sinister Minister: Turns out that Father Kinley is on his own a personal crusade against Lucifer, and not acting under orders from the Vatican. When the truth comes out, he's arrested and excommunicated.

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    The Sinnerman 

Played By: Kevin Carroll

A mysterious crime boss, he somehow knows about Lucifer's true origins and arranged his abduction at the end of Season 2. He previously worked in Chicago but has recently expanded his reach to Los Angeles, bringing him into conflict with Lucifer.


  • Badass Normal: He proves himself a diabolical crime boss able to match Lucifer in terms of schemes and his web of connections, but he's just a normal human.
  • Big Bad: For the first half of Season 3.
  • Death Seeker: Lucifer figures out his deepest desire is to be killed. Specifically, by him.
  • Diabolical Mastermind: He knows Lucifer's celestial nature and how to counteract his powers, knows his ring of contacts, and arranges things from behind the scenes to the point his existence is an urban legend.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: Set up as the primary villain for Season 3, gets taken out of the picture in the mid-season finale.
  • The Dreaded: He's so bad that even Pierce is scared of him. Or rather, Pierce claimed to be in order to amp up the fear others have of him.
  • The Dragon: For Cain, who claims he's also a Dragon with an Agenda that went rogue on him.
  • Eviler Than Thou: Lucifer suspects he's "something darker" than him or God. In a sense, he's right, since it turns out the real "Sinnerman" that this one worked for is Cain.
  • Eye Scream: He gouged out his own eyes to prevent Lucifer from finding out what he desires.
  • Ironic Nickname: "The Sinnerman" works well to set him up as a parallel to either Lucifer or God. When he's first learning the significance of the name, Lucifer lampshades that someone talking about "the sinner man" could very well mean him out of context. In context it refers to this guy's boss, Cain, another very apt candidate for the nickname "Sinner man."
  • Nothing Is Scarier: Lucifer has no idea who he could be or how he was able to neutralize Lucifer's invulnerability to knock him unconscious and kidnap him. Is he a demon, an angel, something else? Is he even a "he"? Lucifer doesn't know, and that's what worries him. Then it turns out that he was a normal human all along, albeit one in league with Cain.
  • The Pawn: Was just a pawn by Pierce.
  • The Rival: To Lucifer, as a crime boss who grants people "favors".
  • Supernatural Repellent: He wears sunglasses to keep Lucifer from seeing into his eyes and thus seeing what he wants.
  • Walking Spoiler: Talking about him in-depth spoils two major plot points; that he's a normal human being with no special powers, but also that he's working for Cain, the real Sinnerman.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: When he finally begins to spill the beans on what's going on, Pierce quickly shoots him before he talks too much. Played with in that Pierce only did it because the Sinnerman had gone rogue on him.
  • You Killed My Father: He killed Pierce's brother, or so he claims. Actually, he didn't, though it is Metaphorically True. Pierce is The Man Behind the Man for him, technically making him the real Sinnerman, and since Pierce is the biblical Cain...

    Abel 

Played By: Lauren Lapkus

The world's first murder victim. In Season 3, Lucifer goes to Hell to return his soul to life in a recently deceased body... and due to random chance it happens to be a recently murdered young woman named Bree.


  • Adaptational Personality Change: Abel in The Sandman was a timid, sweet-natured storyteller who was constantly at his abusive brother's (lack of) mercy. This version was an Asshole Victim who also happened to be a Casanova Wannabe.
  • All Men Are Perverts: He spends pretty much his entire debut episode ogling and hitting on women without shame. This is actually consistent with the Sandman version, who likes peeping in on girls' Erotic Dreams but is too timid to hit on them in person.
  • Antiquated Linguistics: Though he speaks English, his vernacular is pretty dated.
  • As the Good Book Says...: He tries to use the "be fruitful and multiply" bit as a pick-up line. In general his dialogue is peppered with pseudo-Biblical speech.
  • Asshole Victim: According to Cain, Abel was just as bad as he and they both wanted to kill each other. Accordingly when Cain killed Abel, he became the first soul to be banished to Hell.
  • Back from the Dead: Lucifer brings his spirit back from Hell and puts it in a living body.
  • Casanova Wannabe: He loves the ladies, but his pickup lines are anything but subtle.
  • Gender Bender: He comes back in a woman's body.
  • Historical Hero Upgrade: In-universe. Abel is remembered as a pious man who was murdered by his jealous brother. In fact he was just as bad as Cain and would have killed him if Cain was not a better fighter. After his death, he became the first human soul to end up in Hell.
  • Polyamory: Tells Chloe and Charlotte they can both be his wives.

     Lilith 

The First Woman, and mother of demons.


  • Abusive Parents: Mazikeen seems to have some issues concerning how Lilith treated her children.
    Eve: I'm so sorry... I completely forgot that she was your mother.
    Maze: Yep. [takes a drink] So did she.
  • First Love: Adam's first wife, and the woman that Eve could never live up to in his mind.
    Eve: [mockingly] "Oh, Lilith tamed the beasts of the night!" Stupid... perfect... Lilith.
  • The Ghost: She gets discussed by Eve and Mazikeen, but has yet to make an appearance.
  • Monster Progenitor: She created the demons. How precisely she did that is a little unclear. Maze mentions being "forged in Hell to punish the guilty," and no mention is made of any sort of father figure, implying Lilith crafted the demons rather than giving birth to them.

     Charlie 

The infant son of Amenadiel and Linda. The first human-Celestial child in history.


  • Dead Guy Junior: Named in honor of Charlotte Richards, having been born several months after her death.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Half Celestial, Half Human. Despite Linda's fears that he might have wings he looks like a normal human baby. It's been stated that he'll be able to come and go from the Silver City as he pleases, although someone will have to take him there first. He's also a viable candidate to replace Lucifer as King of Hell as only a Celestial can occupy the throne.

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