The history of demons is a long and terrifying one. Many demons adopted by the Christian faith came from older systems of beliefs. Those long-since-forgotten religions were taken into the fold and their deities were cast down as demons and other fiends of the Underworld. Others, of course, were said to have been from the host of angels who rebelled in Heaven with Lucifer and were cast into Hell where they became demons themselves. And yet others seem to have been made up by various writers over the years who were looking to pad out books and manuals on the nature of who and what lived in Hell.
Regardless of where the demons came from, it's safe to say that they're generally not pleasant fellows for the most part. Demons are demonic, hence the clever name. Evil creatures bent on sowing discord and chaos. Monstrous fiends who seek to turn souls away from the light, corrupt the innocent and destroy all goodness where it may be found. Sounds like a party, right? But if you want to fit into the demonic world, you need a proper demon name. Lucky for you, we're here to help. if you dare learn your true demon name, just take the quiz!
Account for your origins, demon! From where do you originate?
Do you seek to tempt mankind into sin, or are you a little more direct?
As average, everyday you, what are your big goals in life?
How often do you tell lies?
If you're walking down the street and someone falls down in front of you, what's your immediate reaction?
Which of the Seven Deadly Sins do you have the hardest time avoiding?
There have been plenty of demons in film history. Pick your favorite one.
Weirdly enough, a lot of organizations use devilish imagery to promote themselves. Which one do you like best?
Just as weird as corporate logos are the devilish foods in the world. What are you hungry for?
What color do you feel is the most ominous?
The serpent is traditionally associated with the devil, but what other animal do you think may be a little demonic?
Is a vampire a demon, do you think?
Do you like your demons terrifying or with a bit of a sense of humor?
Can a demon do good deeds?
Take a trip through Dante's Inferno. Which level speaks to you the most?
The devil has many nicknames. Which did you like the best?
Would you ever throw the first punch in a fight?
Who's the most fearsome demon hunter out in the world?
Ever been arrested?
If you hear a noise in your house when no one else is home, what do you do?
Demons can be a pain, but what monster is worse?
Have you ever bullied someone on the internet?
The devil has inspired a lot of writing in his day. Pick your favorite malefic quote.
Who is the most important person in the world?
You have to assume a demon has demonic powers. Which one sounds most interesting?
They say rock n' roll is the devil's music. Or they used to say that. Anyway, which act was the most devilish?
Halloween seems like the most demonic holiday, so, aside from that one, what holiday do you like the most?
People in books and movies keep making deals with the devil. Which deal made for the best story?
The devil makes his way into plenty of songs. What devil tune sounds best?
You're not a bad person, are you?
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