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Random Demon Name Generator – Least and Lesser Demons (version 1)

28 June, 2011

Finally had an idea for a random generator.  The demon names in most popular fantasy RPGs are rather dull, I like the crazy sorts of demon names you see in HK Action films (and Shadowfist) like Seven Evils, the Eater of Fortune and Four Burning Fists.  So, the following generator is suppose to generate those sort of wired descriptive names, now this is 1- the first version and using only initial thoughts ripped from my own mind, 2- the weakest demons (so there names do not get to be all that cool).  If people like this and I get inspired, I will move up through the ranks of demonic being and wrap it all up into a PDF at the end.  So, feedback and suggestions welcome!

Let us give it a try, instead of a dretch, we have a least demon: rolls a D4 = 3, [C] [A] of  [B], so table C, descriptor roll D8 = 3, Corrupted, on Table A the D20 = 10, Slave and the Aspect D8 =2, so instead we have a Corrupted Slave of Darkness!  Nifty.

Now, for a lesser demon, rather than a rutterkin:  D12 roll = 6, [D] of [E], simple, rolling on Title table D, the D10 = 4, Hunter/Stalker and the Aspect from table E, D10 roll = 7, (Eternal) Night, so we have a Stalker of Eternal Night.  That sounds pretty cool too.

Random Demon Name Generator, Least and Lesser (Requires 1D4, 1D8. 1D10, 1D12 and 1D20)
First Version

Least, roll 1D4

Cased Demon

Cased Demon

1-2. [A] of /to [B]
3. [C] [A] of  [B]
4. [A] of [C] [B]

A, Title, roll 1D20
1-2. Bootlicker
3-5. Lackey
6. Lickspittle
7. Maggot
8-9. Pawn
10-12. Slave
13. Subservient
14-15. Thrall
16. Toady
17-18. Vermin
19-20. Worm

B, Aspect, roll 1D8
1. Blood
2. Darkness
3-4. Death
5. Doom
6. Fire
7. Ice
8. Pain

C, Descriptive, roll 1D8
1. Angry/ Enraged
2. Bloody/ Blood-soaked
3. Corrupted
4. Devoted
5. Diseased/ Pustulent
6. Famished/ Starving
7. Inflexible
8. Loyal

Scary Demon

Scary Demon

Lesser, roll 1D12
1-2. [D] of /to [B]
3. [C] [D] of  [B]
4. [D] of [C] [B]
5-8. [D] of [E]
8. [D] of [E] with [F] [G]
9-10. [F] [D] of [E]
11-12. [D] of [F] [E]

D, Title, roll 1d10
1. Dagger/ Knife
2. Dog/ Wolf
3. Hammer
4. Hunter/ Stalker
5. Tool
6-8. (Foot) Soldier
9. Serpent/ Snake
10. Vulture

E, Aspect, roll 1D10
1. Agony
2. Blades
3. Destruction
4. Flame
5. Frost
6. Murder
7. (Eternal) Night
8. Plague
9. Underworld
10. War

Stalker of Night

Stalker of Night

F, Descriptive, roll 1D10
1. Bloodthirsty
2. Consuming
3. Crushing/ Cutting
4. Faithful
5. Flying
6. Hungry
7. Ironclad
8. Pox-ridden
9. Raging
10. Thundering

G, Simple Weapon, roll 1D8
1. Axe
2. Cleaver
3. Club
4. Mace
5. Maul
6-7. Spear
8. Trident

Suggestions and comments welcome!

Images: Cased Demon by jerebu, Scary Demon by Ryan Schultz and the demon cat by Nacho Facello all used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic license.

4 comments

  1. Very cool–and useful!


  2. Excellent! Thanks for letting me be your guinea pig the other night – the Corrupted Bootlicker of Ice is doing quite well.


  3. [...] only rarely have I come up with a need, but it’s kind of fun to do with Sean Holland’s Random Demon Name Generator over at the Sea of Stars. Let me know if you run into the “Bloody Lackey of Pain” (I [...]



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