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Alignment Chaotic Evil

In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the alu-demon (/ˈældmən/ AL-oo-dee-mən)[1] is a female demon, the result of a succubus mating with a human.

Publication history[edit]

The alu-demon was one of the new demons that debuted in the module Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth (1982),[2] and then appear in the first edition Monster Manual II (1983), under the demon entry.[3]

In second edition AD&D, demons became known as tanar'ri, with the alu-fiend least tanar'ri appearing first in the Monstrous Compendium Volume Outer Planes Appendix (1991).[4] The alu-fiend lesser tanar'ri also appeared for the Planescape campaign setting in the first Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (1994).[5]

The alu-demon appears as a template in Dragon #355 (May 2007).


The alu-demon appears as an attractive female humanoid, with demonic features.

Other publishers[edit]

The alu-demon appeared under the "demon" heading in the Tome of Horrors (2002) from Necromancer Games.[6]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ Mentzer, Frank. "Ay pronunseeAY shun gyd" Dragon #93 (TSR, 1985)
  2. ^ Gygax, Gary. The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth (TSR, 1982)
  3. ^ Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual II (TSR, 1983)
  4. ^ LaFountain, J. Paul. Monstrous Compendium Outer Planes Appendix. (TSR, 1991)
  5. ^ Varney, Allen, ed. Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (TSR, 1994)
  6. ^ Green, Scott; Peterson, Clark (2002). Tome of Horrors. Necromancer Games. pp. 69–70. ISBN 1-58846-112-2.