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Styx devil.JPG
Type Devil

In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the amnizu (or Styx devil) is a type of devil.

Publication history[edit]

The Styx devil (greater devil) first appeared under the "devil" heading in the original first edition Fiend Folio (1981).[1]

The amnizu greater baatezu appear in second edition in the Monstrous Compendium Volume Outer Planes Appendix (1991) under the "baatezu" heading,[2] and was also detailed under the "baatezu" heading in the first Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (1994).[3]

The amnizu (baatezu) appears under the "devil" heading in the third edition Monster Manual II (2002).[4] The amnizu appears in Fiendish Codex II: Tyrants of the Nine Hells (2006).[5]


An amnizu is a short, stocky winged guardian of the gates of the Nine Hells.


  1. ^ Turnbull, Don, ed. Fiend Folio (TSR, 1981)
  2. ^ LaFountain, J. Paul. Monstrous Compendium Outer Planes Appendix. (TSR, 1991)
  3. ^ Varney, Allen, ed. Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (TSR, 1994)
  4. ^ Bonny, Ed, Jeff Grubb, Rich Redman, Skip Williams, and Steve Winter. Monster Manual II (Wizards of the Coast, 2002)
  5. ^ Laws, Robin D., and Robert J. Schwalb. Fiendish Codex II: Tyrants of the Nine Hells (Wizards of the Coast, 2006)