Abishai (Dungeons & Dragons)

Abishai are a fictional species of baatezu (devils) in the "Dungeons & Dragons" role-playing game. The abishai are humanoid creatures that resemble gargoyles or humanoid dragons. There are five kinds, easily distinguishable by color (black, blue, green, red, and white). Most abishai are servitors of the dragon goddess Tiamat. They are the scouts, torturers, and wardens of the first two layers of Baator.

Ranked in power, the red abishai are the most powerful, followed by the blue, green, black, and white.


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External links

* [http://www.planetadnd.com/interactive_books/mm00012.php Dungeons & Dragons link database]

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