Molydeus

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A molydeus is a fictional demon in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

Publication history[edit]

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition (1989-1999)[edit]

The molydeus (guardian tanar'ri) appear in the Monstrous Compendium Volume Outer Planes Appendix (1991).[1] The molydeus appears in the Planescape campaign setting in the first Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (1994).[2]

Dungeons & Dragons 3rd edition (2000-2008)[edit]

The molydeus appears in Fiendish Codex I: Hordes of the Abyss (2006).[3]

Description[edit]

Molydei are among the most powerful demons that inhabit the Abyss. Molydei are red-skinned humanoid-like demons with two heads; the first one is the head of a hyena, the second one is the head of a snake. Molydei are strong and clever enemies, feared also by other demons. They use to wander in the Abyss alone or at the command of a group of other demons. They sometimes possess a personal fortress, where they use to rest surrounded by their treasures.

References[edit]

  1. ^ LaFountain, J. Paul. Monstrous Compendium Volume Outer Planes Appendix. (TSR, 1991)
  2. ^ Varney, Allen, ed. Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (TSR, 1994)
  3. ^ Jacobs, James, Erik Mona, and Ed Stark. Fiendish Codex I: Hordes of the Abyss (Wizards of the Coast, 2006)