devils or demons in SJ?



Apr 28, 2007 9:42:48
Were there any spelljamming devils or demons in official sources?



Apr 28, 2007 10:06:52
Some, not many, though. In the original boxed set, it is noted that "outsiders" (demons, devils, elementals, & the like) don't like being in wildspace.

However, a demon played a role in creating the Master Lich of the Legend of the Spelljammer, and demons figure heavily in one of the metaplots of the Astronumdi Cluster (in the background, mostly). In many cases, their role is very generic and light on specifics & details.


Apr 28, 2007 11:56:31
Spelljammer was published at a time when demons and devils were officially deemphasized or not used at all in AD&D, so they don't get the glory they might have had if Spelljammer had been created earlier or later.

For example, there's a spelljamming organization called the Tenth Pit that's said to be allied with lawful evil extradimensional creatures - the implication is that they're devil-worshippers, but it doesn't specifically say so. There's a lot that could have been added to their flavor if they had been more specific.


Apr 30, 2007 5:21:38
Another point is that the Phlogiston blocks all Planar travel completely, iirc. Thus you can't gate, go Ethereal etc, meaning planar creatures are rarely able to get there or find it uncomfortable



Apr 30, 2007 6:44:34
Thanks for all of the info, it was very helpfull.


May 01, 2007 6:24:51
npb mate