Kaitar is a demon whose name may be derived from the Hebrew word for summit and is found around mountains and other high places. He serves the demons Magoth and Kore who are described in Mather’s edition of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage. Image: Eve Harms CC-NC-BY-3.0
Demons and Jinn
Betel is a gentle demon described in the Grimoire of Armadel, who is best summoned alone in a forest or secluded garden. He can teach the knowledge that God imparted to Adam, and the virtues of all living things and the laws and uses of those virtues. Image: Eve Harms
Demor, or Denior, is a demon mentioned in the Munich Manual who can cause hallucinations and delusions and make massive castles appear. When summoning him, conjurers venture to a covert location where they offer him milk and honey.
Boginki are minor deities in Slavic folklore that personify nature. They appear in many different forms and dwell in swamps, lakes, rivers, forests and mountains. They’re sometimes hostile and attack women during childbirth, switch babies with changelings and destroy fishing nets. Depending on the region, Boginki were thought to previously be women who committed suicide or died in childbirth. The babies taken by them and replaced with changelings could also be turned into Boginki. Images: Maria Apoleika, 1874
The Habergeiss is a hoofed demon with glowing eyes from Germanic folklore that appears in the form of a bird, a goat, or a combination of the two. The spirit is known to take children away in a basket, which is reenacted by costumed people at various festivals. Other versions of the spirit are vampiric and suck the blood of farmers and their cattle. Image: Wolfgang Sauber (modified)
Erlik or Erik Khan is the pig-faced god of death and rulers of demons in Siberian mythology, and the first creation of Ulsan the creator god. He judges the dead and is assisted by evil spirits that cause misfortune, sickness, and death, including 9 sons and daughters. Image: Dictionnaire Infernal
Apep was the Egyptian god of chaos and the greatest enemy of the Sun god Ra. This god appeared as a giant snake and was much feared by Egyptians, even in their death—as he’s known to eat souls. To ward off Apep, they would defile effigies and bury the dead with protective spells.
Botis (or Otis) is a demonic earl, president and one of the Spirits of Solomon. He appears as a viper with a sword, and can be commanded to take human form—but he’ll retain some of his demonic features if he does. He’s good for reconciling friends or enemies & answering questions. Image: 72goetia.com
Haagenti, one of the 72 Spirits of Solomon, is an alchemical demon with the power to turn metals into gold and water into wine. He’s an infernal president who commands 33 legions of lesser demons. He can be bound with the angel Mihael’s name. Beyond his bestial form, he can also appear as a man. Image: 72goetia.com
Autothith is a demon of strife who causes fighting and grudges between friends. He’s the 34th demon of the 36 decans of the zodiac described in the Testament of Solomon. To cast him off, write down the words Alpha and Omega.
Maitor is a demon of deception and illusion who can be called upon in a spell to make one invisible. He serves under the demon Almiras and their minister Cheros. Image: Eve Harms
Gartiraf is a flying demon of disease described in the Liber de Angelis who serves under Bilet. Summoners can invoke his name for a curse or send him, and his flying underlings, to afflict their enemies with illness, fever, trembling & weakness. Digital collage by Eve Harms, licensed under CC-BY-SA