Succubi are the female version of incubi, although the word is actually masculine in medieval Latin because demons were supposedly sexless. The feminine form is "succuba". It was supposed that incubi outnumbered succubi by 9 to 1. Francis Barret described succubi as wood nymphs in his book "The Magus" "And seeing the fauni and nymphs of the words were preferred before … [Read more...]
Demon Description: Female Demons
Below you will find a list of demons that can take the form of females.
Tlaltecuhtli ("Earth Lord") was a large earth monster in Aztec mythology described as female, who desires flesh and has mouths at her elbows, knees, and other joints. According to the Histoyre du Mechique, Tezcatlipoca and Quetzalcoatl agree that they can't continue with their re-creation of the world with her around, so they decide to destroy her. Transforming into two … [Read more...]
Onoskelis (Greek: "she with the ass's legs") was a female demon with a beautiful form mentioned in the Testament of Solomon. "Her body was that of a woman with a fair complexion, but her legs were those of a mule" - TSol 4:2The name is usually associated with the hobgoblin, Empusa, who was able to assume various shapes, however in this case, she is a satyra (female satyr). … [Read more...]
Dictionnaire Infernal - Collin de Plancy (1863) (paraphrased) A great marquis of hell who commands 30 legions, Marchocias appears as a she-wolf with griffin wings and a serpent's tail, and spit flames. In human form, Marchocias appears as a grand soldier. He obeys exorcists and the domination of angels. Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583) (quoted) Marchosias … [Read more...]
Lamia (lamiai) were harmful spirits who killed infants and seduced sleeping men. One myth tells that the original Lamia was a beautiful queen of Libya, daughter of Belus and Libya, who won Zeus' heart. Hera became jealous of this union and retaliated by killing all her children who were fathered by Zeus. In anger and frustration, Lamia retreated to a cave where she unleashed … [Read more...]