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

This profile only covers the 1990s versions of the DooM video game, since it’s that old. Cacos in new versions of the game might have different stats.

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Background

  • Known Relatives: Other demons.
  • Group Affiliation: Forces of Hell.
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile.
  • Height: 6’ (1.82m). Weight: 250 lbs. (113 Kg.).
  • Eyes: Green. 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. I guess.

Cacodemon in the vintage Doom video games - Upscale by Hidfan

Sprite upscaled by Hidfan  .

Description

A Cacodemon can reach almost 6’ in diameter.

Personality

Looks rude.

Closes in on prey while firing its lightning balls.

Quotes

“*belch*”

3D cacodemon from the Voxel Doom mod

Voxel version from the Voxel DooM mod  by _chillo.

DC Heroes RPG

Cacodemon

Dex: 04 Str: 05 Bod: 06
Int: 01 Wil: 02 Min: 05
Inf: 03 Aur: 02 Spi: 04
Init: 008 HP: 005

Powers:

Air Walking: 01, Claws (Bite): 06, Damage capacity (Physical): 02, Lightning: 07, Lightning Immunity: 03, Systemic antidote: 02

Bonuses and Limitations:

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

Advantages:

Iron nerves.

Connections:

Possible but not likely.

Drawbacks:

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). Technically have Strange Appearance, but that doesn’t normally matter.

Motivation:

Nihilist.

Occupation:

Demon from Hell.

DC Adventures RPG

Cacodemon (1990s DooM) — Averaged PL 6.2

STR STA AGL DEX
04 08 00 -2
FGT INT AWE PRE
04 -1 -1 00

Powers:

Cacodemonic ● 16 points ● Descriptor: Infernal physiology
Bite — Close Strength-based Slashing Damage 1, Improved Critical 1.
Spitting ball lightning — Ranged lightning Damage 5.
Floats above it all – Movement 3 (Cacodemons float above the ground, which also means Trackless and Water-Walking).
Insulated — Protection 4 (Limited 3 to lightning/electricity emitted by cacodemons).

Combat Advantages:

None demonstrated.

Other Advantages:

Fearless.

Skills:

Perception 1 (+0), Ranged Combat (Ball Lightning) 6 (+4).

Offence:

Initiative +0
Unarmed +4, Close, Damage 5.
Lightning ball +4, Ranged, Damage 6.

Defence:

Dodge 04
Fortitude 11
Parry 04
Toughness 08
Will 06

Complications:

  • Pas de bras pas de chocolat Cacodemons lack limbs and manipulative abilities.
  • Rage against the everything All infernal monsters are mindlessly aggressive, and will kill even other demons if those accidentally hit them.

Powers Levels:

  • Trade-off areas. Attack/Effect PL 05, Dodge/Toughness PL 06, Parry/Toughness PL 06, Fort/Will PL 09.
  • Points total 71. Abilities 36, Defences 14, Skills 4, Powers 16, Devices 00, Advantages 1. Equiv. PL 5.


Writeups.org writer avatar Sébastien Andrivet

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Source of Character: 1990s DooM video games (Ultimate DooM, DooM ][, Final DooM).

Helper(s): Mark Ayen, Roy Cowan. Baseline sprites rendered by Elite Sniper 177.