There are five types of immortal entities vying for dominance in the multiverse. This page will briefly identify each of them.
Most dwell in their Astral Dominions in the Astral Sea. At the height of the hierarchy are the Gods themselves. Under them are their Exarchs and Archangels.
- Avandra: The goddess of change, Avandra delights in freedom, trade, travel, adventure, and the frontier.
- Bahamut : Called the Platinum Dragon, Bahamut is the god of justice, protection, nobility, and honor.
- Bane: God of conquest and tyranny, and patron of goblins. (Originally called "Achra")
- Corellon: The god of spring, beauty, and the arts, and the patron of arcane magic and the fey.
- Erathis: The goddess of civilization and the muse of great invention, founder of cities, and author of laws.
- Gruumsh: The chaotic evil one-eyed god of destruction, and lord of marauding barbarian hordes.
- Ioun: The goddess of knowledge, skill, and prophecy.
- Kord: The storm god and the lord of battle, who revels in strength, battlefield prowess, and thunder.
- Laeris: God of trickery, reported to either have been killed by Vecna, or hiding from Vecna when he tried to steal a draught called the Final Moment.
- Lolth: The chaotic evil god of shadow, lies, and spiders, and patron of the drow.
- Melora: Goddess of the wilderness and the sea.
- Moradin: God of creation and patron of dwarves, artisans, and especially miners and smiths.
- Pelor: God of the sun and summer, he is the keeper of time.
- Raven Queen: Goddess of death, winter and fate, and patron to the shadar-kai. She was once mortal and ascended to godhood after death. Unlike other deities, she reigns from the Shadowfell rather than the Astral Sea.
- Sehanine: Goddess of the moon and autumn, and patron of trickery and illusions.
- Tharizdun: The chaotic evil god who created the Abyss, and is now chained in the prison plane Carceri.
- Tiamat: The evil goddess of wealth, greed, and envy, and patron of the chromatic dragons.
- Torog: The evil god of the Underdark, and patron of jailers and torturers.
- Vecna: The evil god of undead, necromancy, and secrets. He was once mortal and ascended to godhood after becoming a lich.
- Zehir: The evil god of snakes, darkness, poison, and assassins, and patron to the yuan-ti.
- Aasterinian: Exarch of Avandra, a former blue dragon, she enjoys learning through play, invention, and pleasure. (Drc1CD p.29)
- al-Shapal: The Bringer of Light, who might be an aspect of Erathis.
- Astilabor: Exarch of Corellon, a former red dragon, she represents the natural draconic desire to acquire treasure and power. (Drc1CD p.29)
- Athearsauriv: The "Eye of Heaven" and exarch of Ioun, she was once a Mithril dragon and seer who grants visions to her with bewildering accuracy.
- Baghtru: The Fist of Gruumsh, male orc exarch of Gruumsh. (SotAS p.153)
- Berronar Truesilver: Exarch and consort of Moradin.
- Clangeddin Silverbeard: Moradin's exarch and patron of dwarf warriors.
- Corona Lysildya: The eladrin mistress of Faen Vardya in Arvandor.
- Chronepsis: Exarch of the Raven Queen, a former gray dragon, he is a passionless judge in fate and death. (Drc1CD p.29)
- Eclavdra: Exarch of Lolth.
- Edarmirrik: Exarch of Erathis, and once a gluttonous gold dragon with a skill at managing underlings.
- Erevan Ilesere: the Fey Jester, and a member of the Seldarine.
- Falazure: The Night Dragon, exarch of Vecna who was a former black dragon or a dracolich, he teaches that a multitude of secrets can extend a dragon’s long life even longer. (Drc1CD p.30)
- Fenmarel Mestarine: The Lone Wolf, and a member of the Seldarine.
- Hruggek: The Master of Ambush, exarch of Bane.
- Irfeljuhar: An exarch of Tiamat who once served Vecna and is unparalleled at the creation of rituals.
- Kas: A former exarch of Vecna, who betrayed and dismembered the undead god.
- Krag-Ik: Known as "Eight-eye", a beholder turned exarch of Kord.
- Kurtulmak: Once a demigod of kobolds who served Tiamat, and last known to be allied to Gruumsh.
- Kuyutha: A dragonborn exarch of Bahamut, who trains a order of knights dedicated to Bahamut in Mount Mertion. (Drc2MD p.209)
- Luthic: The Blood Moon Witch, female orc exarch of Gruumsh. (SotAS p.154)
- Maglubiyet: The Mighty One, The Battle Lord. Once the patron god of goblins, now he is merely an exarch of Bane. (DR372 p.34)
- Mornujhar: Tiamat's Black Exarch, representing the black dragons.
- Namissi: Tiamat's Blue Exarch, and the true power in the City of Brass.
- Nahua: The Glorious Feathered Emperor of the Cloud Court of he coatls.
- Niuria: An angel of secrets dedicated to Vecna.
- Sekolah: An aquatic exarch of Melora.
- Shevarash: Of the Black Bow, and a member of the Seldarine.
- Thurkearvaeri: An exarch of Bane called the "Nightdancer" who lives to incite war.
- Torzak Belgirn: The Soul forge of Moradin, who crafted the Rod of Law to defeat the Queen of Chaos.
- Vaprak: The Rapacious, the King Eater, male troll exarch of Gruumsh. (SotAS p.154)
- Vivexkepesk: Bahamut's exarch and champion, formerly a brass dragon.
- Vorkhesis: An exarch of the Raven Queen.
- Vocar: "The Disobedient". A former exarch of Vecna, dwelling in Sigil.
- Xihue: Nahua's rival for Emperor of the Cloud Court, wh sees Nahua as a usurper.
The Nine Lords of Hell
- Bel: Archdevil and lord of Avernus, the first layer of Hell.
- Dispater: The Father of Strife, and an archfiend who rules Dis, the second layer of Hell.
- Mammon: The King of Greed, an archdevil who lords over Minauros, the third layer of Hell.
- Fierna: An archdevil who rules Phlegethos, the fourth layer of Hell.
- Levistus: An archdevil imprisoned in Stygia -- the fifth layer of Hell over which he is lord -- by Asmodeus for slaying Asmodeus' first consort.
- Glasya: Asmodeus' daughter, she is an archdevil who rules Malboge, the sixth layer of Hell.
- Baalzebul: The lord of flies and the archdevil in charge of Maladomini, the seventh layer of Hell.
- Mephistopheles: An archdevil who rules Cania, the eighth layer of Hell.
- Asmodeus: The evil god of tyranny and domination, patron of devils and ruler of Hell from Nessus, the ninth layer of Hell.
- Adonides: The steward of Cania.
- Alloces: Joined Asmodeus late, but quickly rose to become chief inquisitor.
- Alastor: Asmodeus' executioner.
- Amon: A powerful pit fiend who served Levistus.
- Assailra: Ruler of Malharak, a border island of Hell.
- Azazel: An archdevil dwelling in Avernus.
- Baalberith: Asmodeus' chancellor.
- Barbatos: Baalzebul's marshal.
- Beleth: Prince of imps, and spymaster for Glasya.
- Belphegor: Warden of the hellfire beneath Mephistopheles' palace.
- Belial: The archdevil and father of Fierna.
- Bifrons: Commander of a legion of ice devils in Cania.
- Bivant: An archdevil dwelling in Dis as its Provost.
- Focalor: Mammon's seneschal
- Geryon: Once the ruler of the fifth level of Hell, until he opposed Asmodeus and was overthrown, to be replaced by Levistus.
- Islin: Queen of the Shores of Sorrow, one of Hell's Border Islands.
- Lenphant: The true ruler of Grenpoli, Baalzebul's City of Guile.
- Lilith: Baalzebul's consort and an archdevil.
- Malagarde: An archdevil and manipulator who stilled a civil war amongst the devils.
- Martinet: Asmodeus' constable.
- Moloch: An archdevil exiled from Hell for trying to overthrow Asmodeus.
- Mysdem: The titular head of Grenpoli, Baalzebul's City of Guile.
- Naome: Belial's consort.
- Nebaz: Baalzebul's Herald of Lies.
- Nergal: An archdevil dwelling in Avernus.
- Nuncio: An archdevil of the Iron Tower, dwelling in Dis.
- Phongor: Asmodeus' inquisitor.
- Raamoth: An archdevil dwelling in Avernus.
- Sagirsa: An archdevil who rules the city of Jangling Hiter in Minauros.
- Strezgaz: The Crackling, and co-ruler of the Fair Trade Islands orbiting Hell.
- Svidanfi: The Queen of assassin devils, and co-ruler of the Fair Trade Islands orbiting Hell.
- Tartash: High Marshal of Malboge and chief lieutenant of Glasya.
- Titvilus: An archdevil dwelling in Dis.
- Tymphal: An archdevil in Phlegethos, a mechanical genius.
- Veris: The Weeping One, and ruler of Hell's Border Island, Screamstone.
- Virginian: The Virile, and also the Vile, lord of the Fair Trade Islands orbiting Hell.
Gods are ageless but not truly immortal. Some have been destroyed in the Dawn War, and elsewhere.
- Amaan: Once enslaved an entity known as Kaestelaria. Little else is known.
- Amoth: A god who slew the demon lord Rimmon and almost split Demogorgon in two, before Demogorgon and Orcus slew him in the Dawn War.
- Aurom: A deity of many portfolios, slain by Nerull.
- Bensozia: An Archfiend and Asmodeus' first consort, slain by Levistus.
- God of the Word: Died in the Dawn War, leaving his dominion Shom to his followers, the Illumians.
- Hag Countess: Once the ruler of Malboge, until slain by Glasya.
- Haramathur: The Guardian in Stone, the Eternal Watcher, who sacrificed himself during the Dawn War to prevent the Astral Sea from being overrun by the Elemental Chaos.
- He Who is Not Named: The unknown patron of humankind, slain by Asmodeus after the Dawn War.
- Io: God of all dragons, it was cut in twain during the Dawn War, and split into Tiamat and Bahamut.
- Khaeleth: Sacrificed himself in the Dawn War, until only a shard remained.
- Khala: Goddess of winter until Raven Queen and other gods defeated her when she tried to usurp too much power. Also the mother of Kord, and, presumably, Bane and Tuern.
- Kronata: An ancient volcano god
- Lakal: The slain god/living astral dominion of the quom.
- Nerull: Once a necromancer who slew the deity Aurom to become the god of death, he was killed by the Raven Queen.
- Nusemnee: The daughter of Zehir and a powerful devil, who converted to goodness and then was slain by a poison distilled from her father's blood.
- Sagawehn: A goddess of insects, slain in Arvandor by an eladrin band of heroes when she tried to crush all individuality.
- Thessalia: The medusa queen, slain by the eladrin hero MIndaris.
- Tuern: Killed by his brother Bane for perceived disloyalty during the Dawn War.
- Zorthos: The late god of doubt and lassitude.
- Zuriel: Once a god of wars of justice, now long forgotten.
- An unknown god of shadows and secrets from whose flesh the primordial Balcoth forged a mask.
- An unknown god whose dominion was Erishani.
These creatures of destruction dwell in the swirling maelstrom of the Elemental Chaos, beaten back by the gods in the Dawn War.
- Balcoth: The Groaning King, he survives, headless, as a monstrous face of ash and cinder.
- Byrakus: When injured in the Dawn War, his blood created the hydras. His fate is unknown.
- Castanamir: The shattered khan.
- Cryonax: An Elemental Prince, bound by Melora.
- Golden Monolith: A primordial presently pretrified on the astral dominion of Erishani.
- Iktha-Lau: The Ever Empty, the utter cold from the darkest voids.
- Imix: The Fire Lord, worshiped by several goblin tribes.
- Mual-Tar: The thunder spirit. An ancient primordial chained by Moradin deep in the Elemental Chaos.
- Nehushta: Builder of the stronghold of Glaur. His fate is unknown.
- Ogremoch: An Elemental Prince.
- Olhydra: The Rain Queen.
- Piranoth: The World Mover, creator and master of the Frost, Earth, and Fire Giants.
- Shangar: The uncrowned.
- Shax: The Devastator and Primordial of the Sea. Possibly died in the Dawn War.
- Sisanthak: An elemental princess of snow, trapped in Frostburn.
- Surtur: Lord of the Fire Titans.
- Solkara: The Crushing Wave, is imprisoned within a glacier.
- Thrym: The frost titan king.
- Tziphal: The Mountain-Builder, he may be dead or simply imprisoned in a cairn deep in the Elemental Chaos.
- Ulctilan-tilokla: Only partly real. Said to have germinated from the seed of the multiverse's first dream.
- Umboras: The Rimefire King, imprisoned by the Raven Queen within the Shadowfell.
- Vezzuvu: The Burning Mountain, he is trapped in a field of radiance.
- Vorsheen: An elemental princess of cinder, trapped in Frostburn.
- Ysaga: The mad storm titan queen.
- Urae-Naas: Once a consort of the primordial Ramenos
- Ygorl: Lord of Entropy
- Abraxus: Ruler of the 17th layer of the Abyss
- Adimarchus: Ruler of the 507th layer of the Abyss
- Ahrimanes: Ruler of the 452 layer of the Abyss
- Alvarz: Ruler of the 57th layer of the Abyss
- Alzrius: Ruler of the 601st layer of the Abyss
- Anarazel: Ruler of the 79th layer of the Abyss
- Aseroth: The Winter Warlock, an Elemental Prince turned into a Demon Lord.
- Azazel: Ruler of the 137th layer of the Abyss
- Baphomet: Prince of beasts, and patron of minotaurs.
- Codrichun: The Blood Storm, dedicated to the annihilation of all.
- Demogorgon: The two-headed demon prince.
- Doresain: The ghoul king, exarch of Orcus.
- Dwiergus: Ruler of the 558th layer of the Abyss
- Eldanoth: Ruler of the 359th layer of the Abyss
- Eltab: Ruler of the 248th layer of the Abyss
- Fraz-Urb'luu: The ruler of the 176th layer of the Abyss.
- Graz'zt: Once an archfiend, he was corrupted by the seed of evil at the heart of the Abyss.
- Haagenti: Demon lord of Alchemy and Artifice.
- Juiblex: The Faceless Lord and patron of slimes and oozes.
- Kardum: Ruler of the 21st layer of the Abyss
- Kostchtchie: The Prince of Wrath
- Kulnoghrim: A demon lord imprisoned by the Umbral Cabal. (Dr383, p.42)
- Lamashtu: Demon Queen of Monstrous Births, she is permanently impaled on a gleaming spire by Pazuzu
- Lissa'aere: Ruler of the 27th layer of the Abyss
- Lords of Woe: Rulers of the 200th layer of the Abyss
- Lupercio: The Baron of Sloth
- Lynkhab: Ruler of the 297th layer of the Abyss
- Malcanthet: Ruler of the 570th layer of the Abyss
- Munkir: Co-ruler of the 77th layer of the Abyss
- Nekir: Co-ruler of the 77th layer of the Abyss
- Ogremoch: An elemental prince.
- Ollomegh: A primordial transformed into a gibbering mass with an unquenching appetite.
- Oublivae: The Queen of Desolation.
- Orcus: The demon prince of undeath.
- Pale Night: Ruler of the 471st layer of the Abyss
- Phraxus: An ultrodemonlord
- Rajzak: Lord of the Spires, a devouring mass of regrowth and mindless rage.
- Rhyxali: Ruler of the 49th layer of the Abyss
- Sch'thrruppasstt: Ruler of the 111th layer of the Abyss
- Sess'inex: Ruler of the 7th layer of the Abyss
- Shaktari: Ruler of the 531st layer of the Abyss
- Siragle: Ruler of the 493rd layer of the Abyss
- Socothbenoth: Ruler of the 597th layer of the Abyss
- Tharzax: Ruler of the 2nd layer of the Abyss
- Thraxxia: Grazz't's daughter.
- Turaglas: The demon maw, one of the few demon lords born full-form from the Abyss, rather than as a corrupted Primordial.
- Ugudenk: The Squirming King, and offspring of Torog and Zuggtmoy.
- Ulgurshek: Ruler of the 92nd layer of the Abyss
- Verangoin: Ruler of the 67th layer of the Abyss
- Verin: A demon lord defeated by Grazz't and forced to swear fealty.
- Veshvoriak: A demon lord bound to the Iron Wastes.
- Volusupula: Ruler of the 8th layer of the Abyss
- Vucarik: Ruler of the 651st layer of the Abyss
- Yeenoghu: Lord of Butchery and patron of gnolls.
- Yrsillar: Ruler of the 277th layer of the Abyss
- Zuggtmoy: The Lady of Decay, a foul demon of slime and fungus.
- Zzyczesiya: Ruler of the 3rd layer of the Abyss.
Vile entities that once presided over a dying universe and introduced the shard of evil into the Points of Light, and who now pose as demon lords in their quest to conquer the multiverse.
- Dagon: A massive aquatic master of tides.
- Obox-ob: Slain by the Queen of Chaos, but reborn n the Abyss, at a much diminished power.
- Pazuzu: Who convinced Asmodeus to betray his master and steal a piece of the shard of evil.
- Queen of Chaos: Defeated by the wind Duke of Aaqa, and dissipated in the Abyss, but not dead.
Like gods, primordials can be killed. Many died in the Dawn War.
- Adimarchus: A demon lord of Occipitus overthrown by Grazz't.
- Asima: A demon lord betrayed by the obyriths.
- Erek-Hus: The King of Terror. During the Dawn War, this Primordial slew Io, but was in turn slain by Bahamut and Tiamat.
- Garash: Never seen after diving into the depth of the Abyss in pursuit of the shard of evil.
- Gargash: Slain by Torog, but not before the Primordial cursed Torog with never-healing injury.
- Haemnathuun: The Blood Lord, slain in the Dawn War.
- Huer-Ket: A mighty Primordial slain by the combined efforts of Pelor, Erathis and Ioun.
- Ilmeth: After feeling regret for the immortal lives he took, the titans under his command destroyed him for his weakness.
- Master of Tides: One of the first Primordials to be slain in the Dawn War.
- Mydianchlarus: An ultrodemon lord and hero fo the Blood War, until betrayed by Phraxus.
- Miska: The Wolf-Spider, who served Tharizdun and the Queen of Chaos, until slain by the Wind Dukes of Aaqa.
- Nihil: A primordial slain by Bahamut, but whose death, also slew and shattered the god-dominion Lakal.
- Ramenos: A primordial whose carcass forms the 53rd layer of the Abyss.
- Rimmon: A Demon Lord slain by Amoth in the Dawn War.
- Sehil: A Primordial slain by Kord in the final battle of the Dawn War.
- Tabrach-Ti: The Queen of Bronze and the first Primordial to be killed in the Dawn War. She was killed by Bane.
- Timesus: The Black Star, he was more powerful than most primordials, and was only killed by the combined might of several gods. (DR-KoG-PoU)
- Tantagaras: A demon lord slain by Kord, and progenitor of the Nalfeshnees.
- Volunt: A primordial slain in the Shadowfell.
- An unknown primordial who, so its dragonborn followers believe, was killed when the astral dominion of Celestia was dropped on it like a boulder.
Dwelling in the World, these powerful spirits called an end to the Dawn War. Most of these spirits' names are found only the description of powers of Primal classes.
- Dark Sister: She transformed primal jackals into jackalweres.
- Death: The grim harvester.
- Fate Weaver: A great spider said to have created the bindings between the planes
- Gray Roarer: The tornado and mastermind of the elder spirits of the faction of the mind.
- Great Bear
- Great Sky Hunter
- Kalka-Kyalla: The hermit crab
- Lightning Lord
- Master of the Wild Hunt
- Primal Beast
- Primal Ocean
- Soul Serpent: Keeper of the gate of dreams.
- Star-Nosed Rik-Vak: The secretive mole
- Thalassacil: The brain coral
- Tree Father
- World Healer: The force that mended the world after the Dawn War.
- World Serpent
Far Realm Entities
Bizarre alien creatures from beyond reality, they infect the world with madness. Little is known about these creatures.
- Acamar: The dark and distant star.
- Caiphon: The dream whisperer.
- Delban: An ice-white star.
- Dhogostho-Attu: An entity revered by the swordwings
- Gibbeth: The endless.
- Hadar: The ebon hunger.
- Ihbar: Hands of tendrils.
- Khirad: Of the burning flame.
- Mak Thuum Ngatha: The nine-tongued worm.
- Nihal: The red worms.
- Ulban: The messenger, a comet of blue-white fire and the morning glory.
- Thuban: Of the frozen emerald seas.
- Xurathon: A twisted living stronghold of mind flayers.
- Zhudun: Dead, and of the blank face.
Lords of the Feywild, these creatures govern the capricious world of the fey.
- Baba Yaga: A hag
- Connomae: A Fomorian Queen.
- Thrumbolg: A Fomorian Lord.
Court of Stars
- Fathagn: The dryad queen.
- Hyrsam: The satyr prince
- Lurue: The Unicorn Queen
- Monkey King
- Oran: The Green Lord of the Court of Stars
- Sarula Iliene: The Nixie Queen.
- Psilofyr: The Spore Lord, creator of the myconids
- Scamander: The spirit of the River Scamander.
- Selephra: The Bramble Queen, daughter of Oran.
- Verenestra: The Oak Princess
- Maiden of the Moon
- Prince of Hearts
- Witch of Fates
- Deep Sashelas
- Elias Alistai, brother to Siobhan Alistai.
- Siobhan Alistai: brother to Elias Alistai.
- Tiandra, The Summer Queen.
- Aurilandur: The frost sprite queen
- Koliada: Witch of Winter
- Prince of Frost: Once a member of the Summer Court, until his intended's infidelity turned his heart cold and bitter.
- Rodielle: Of the Winter Court
- Cat Lord
- Cegilune: An archifey with tendrils in the Abyss.
- Eochaid: An enigmatic being of arcane energy, from the Feywild and bound it in ageless flesh.
- Jalfarian Khaldros: The Sovereign Elk.
- Lady of the White Well: Daughter of the goddess Sehanine and an eladrin knight
- Morrisa: Lady of Swords.
- Neifion: Lord of Bats.
- Relkath: Of the Infinite Branches
- Sharaea: Who compacted with the Raven Queen to be thrust into the future with her mortal lover.
- Sky Shaper
- Watcher in the Shade:An Unseelie Fey.
- Zebechial: Lord of Lightning.
- Rose King: Reputedly Corellon's scion, who led an eladrin city on a doomed crusade against the drow.
- Lady of Pain: The ruler of Sigil, it is unclear who or what she is.
- Primus: Lord of all modrons, it may be primordial, or god, or something entirely unique.
- The Red Witch: Patron and creator of the Vrylokas
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