Subcategories of demons
There are five subcategories of demons:
The loumara are a relatively new demonic race, much younger than the tanar'ri.
The obyrith are so ancient that they predate mortal life, and even the gods.
The tanar'ri are a race of numerous demons originally created by the obyriths as slaves.
Not all known demons fit into one of the above races. Such non-typed demons include:
- Abyssal drake
- Abyssal eviscerator
- Abyssal maw
- Abyssal ravager
- Abyssal skulker
- Blood fiend
- Shadow demon
- Soul demon
- Whisper demon
Elemental demons also exist, beings spawned from the broken souls of Blood War casualties and resembling the elemental material that spawned them. Known types include: