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Cacodemon in the vintage Doom video games - Upscale by Hidfan

Generic cacodemon

(Doom video game)


If you don’t know about cacodemons, please read our DooM marine profile first.


  • Known Relatives: Other demons.
  • Group Affiliation: Forces of Hell.
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile.
  • Height: 6’ Weight: 250 lbs.
  • Eyes: Green, one Hair: None

Powers and Abilities

They float in the air, belch ball-lightning, and boast one hell of a big mouth with fangs. They also have horns, which is probably important to them.

Doom cacodemon attacking sprite


For the general background, see the Doom marine writeup.

Doom cacodemon front sprite


A Cacodemon can reach almost 6’ in diameter.

Doom cacodemon sprite rear view


Looks rude. Closes in on prey while firing its lightning bolts.



DC Universe History

See the Doom marine writeup.


Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG Print Friendly

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Dex: 04 Str: 05 Bod: 08 Motivation: Nihilist
Int: 01 Wil: 02 Min: 05 Occupation: Demon from Hell
Inf: 03 Aur: 02 Spi: 04 Resources {or Wealth}: NA
Init: 008 HP: 005

Claws (Bite): 06, Lightning: 07, Lightning Immunity: 03, Flight: 03

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Lightning is ball lightning, not a bolt-like stream of volts (-0FC).
  • Lightning Immunity only vs. Cacodemon lightning balls (-2FC).

Iron nerves.

Possible but not likely.

Strange Appearance, Catastrophic Rage (if hit by an attack, will almost always attack the offending creature even if it is an ally), Catastrophic Physical Restriction (no limbs).

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Source of Character: DooM video games (Ultimate DooM, DooM ][, Final DooM).

Helper(s): Mark Ayen, Roy Cowan. Sprites rendered by Elite Sniper 177. Main illustration by Hidfan .

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