Fiendish Codex I: Hordes of the Abyss
is an optional supplemental source book for the 3.5 edition
of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game
Chapter 1: Demonic Lore
Explains a number of well known aspects of demons, including their physiology, their interactions on the Material Plane
, the roles they fit into, and how possession works. Also details the Black Scrolls of Ahm.
Chapter 2: Demons
Discusses the difference between the three main subtypes of demon: loumara, obyrith, and tanar'ri. Also includes information on 16 different types of demons: Armanite, Bar-Lgura, Broodswarm, Bulezau, Chasme, Dybbuk, Ekolid, Goristro, Guecubu, Lilitu, Mane, Molydeus, Nabassu, Rutterkin, Sibriex, and Yochlol.
Chapter 3: Demon Lords
Discusses the following 14 demon lords
, Pale Night
, and Zuggtmoy
. Their statistics are given at lower Challenge Ratings than in previous books such as Book of Vile Darkness, ranging from Juiblex
at CR 19 to Demogorgon
at CR 23. It also provides tips on advancing the demon lords so that they can be as powerful as you like.
Chapter 4: Trafficking with Demons
Discusses various ways of interacting with demons, from fighting them to allying with them. Includes game statistic information for feats and magic spells related to demons and demon hunting.
Chapter 5: Into the Abyss
Features a general overview of the Abyss
, and... Read More