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Infernal Demon Emblem
A monstrous attack triggered by an ancient chant that consumes plenty of magical power. When this attack is executed correctly the demons from Inferno will inflict enormous amount of damage to your enemies. ― Bayonetta Game Manual

The Infernal Demons, also known as Infernals, are the supernatural inhabitants of Inferno that can be summoned by the Umbra Witches as part of their role of maintaining the darkness. These demons bestow witches with great power and wisdom and are mainly used to fight and hunt down angels.



Infernal Demons.

The beings of Inferno have monstrous appearances, though all seem to share certain characteristics: purple-black coloration, skeletal features with sharp teeth, and a horn/spike motif. The bodies can appear humanoid, such as Alraune and those personally contracted by witches, although others are often more diverse, with some adopting bestial forms, such as Gomorrah, or inorganic shapes that resemble machines and torture devices. Demons are normally confined to Inferno, but can be summoned to other realms via a witch's power as their conduit, usually entering through their hair. However, demons can free themselves of their physical bonds if the summoning is tampered, immediately rebelling and causing destruction after being freed.

In contrast to their rivals in Paradiso, demons are autonomous and factionless, holding loyalty to none but their own interests. As Inferno has no clear governance, order in Inferno is determined by level of power, and due to the setting's violent environment, demons are known to fight each other for dominance and/or territory. Hints to organization are given, however, through Queen Sheba, Rodin, and the enigmatic demon type of Infernal God; beings that are designated as gods of the underworld.

While witches can summon most demons of their choosing, certain demons can enter into a pact with a particular witch to grant them incredible amounts of magic, knowledge, and power. Witches who make a pact with "contracted demons" often have distinct markers, such as the shadow of their patrons instead of their own, insect patterns showing up in certain actions and other motifs. They can summon whatever demon's body parts that are needed at the time, such as wings or even the limbs of the demons when attacking enemies in combat using Wicked Weaves and Infernal Weaves.

Originally, the Infernal Demons act as Bayonetta's allies against the more powerful angels that impede her path to find out the truth of her past. After the loss of the Right Eye of the World with the death of the last of the Lumen Sages, the balance of power in the universe is tipped towards the darkness and the Infernal Demons grow strong enough to break out of the bounds of a summoning. As a result, Bayonetta is forced to fight both her former demonic allies and also lesser Infernals she encounters on her way to rescue Jeanne's soul from Inferno.

All information about the Infernal Demons are stored in two separate entry books: the Book of Infernal Demons and Lemegeton's Guidebook. Although similar in function and content, the former serves as an outline of the summoned demon and their abilities, while the latter provides information about the demons that are encountered in Inferno.


Madama Butterfly, Mistress of Atrocity[]

A demon taking on the form of a woman who left this world under unfortunate circumstances, only to be reincarnated in hell. Unlike her beautiful, swallowtail butterfly-like appearance, this demon is particularly brutal, and her reputation is well known even amongst the denizens of Inferno.

If a conjurer were to sign a contract and trade her soul, the demon would impart upon her enormous power and great wisdom.

Weapon Affinity

Colour My World, Love Is Blue, Scarborough Fair

Torture Attack

Inspired, Hideous, Hatred

Climax Target

Valiance, Glamor, Masked Lumen/Temperantia, Insidious, Prophet, Loptr, Kraken, Singularity

Enochian (Bayonetta)

Bayonetta: MICMA - "Behold" (Inspired torture attack)
Bayonetta 2: PDI BARMA - Cacodemon, name of a demon
Bayonetta 3: CIAOFI BALZARG - "Terror steward"
Demon Slave: BALZARG - "Steward"

Enochian (Rosa)

Bayonetta 2: PDI BARMA - Cacodemon, name of a demon

Madama Butterfly is the demoness who Bayonetta has made her pact with for most of her powers and is her main demon summoned for Wicked Weaves. When not in combat, her silhouette can be seen as Bayonetta's shadow. When executing a double jump, her wings manifest to add more height in Bayonetta's jumps and can even allow her to glide short distances.

Apart from use in movement and Wicked Weaves, Madama Butterfly's limbs are manifested during several Torture and Climax Attacks (mainly against Applauds and Affinities) in the first game. Her hands are also summoned against Sapientia, guiding the monstrous Auditio towards Phantasmaraneae and punching him back down whenever he tries to rear up. After the second time guiding Sapientia to Phantasmaraneae, Madama Butterfly will then proceed to rip off his wings. If a counter-attack is performed on an Inspired, multiple limbs will appear and she will beat the angel to death.

The demoness returns in Bayonetta 2 and takes more of a corporeal form. Instead of just her hands and feet, Butterfly's upper body can be manifested in a headbutt motion during Umbran Climax and she is fully summoned in a punish attack against an out-of-control Gomorrah and an eventual clash with Balder andTemperantia. Madama Butterfly also takes part in new Climax Finishers of her own against angels, such as Valiance. Madama Butterfly is also summoned to perform a Torture Attack against demons such as Hideous. First, her hands will manifest and she will pick up the Hideous and repeatedly slam it against the ground, then her entire upper body will manifest and she will finish it, bringing both fists down upon it and crushing the lesser demon.

Madama Butterfly is manifested in Bayonetta 3 through Demon Masquerade when Colour My World is equipped. She merges with Bayonetta to execute powerful attacks in regular combat as well as traverse the world in the transformed state. She can also be summoned in her entirety to fight against the Homunculi while using the Demon Slave ability.

Madama Styx, Decider of Ends[]

"Queen of the River Styx, the boundary between humanity and Hades. The moths born from the magical power that flows through her body are charged with luring the souls of sinners into Inferno.
By trading their soul to Madama Styx, one is able to obtain great power and knowledge counsel.

Weapon Affinity

All 4 One

Torture Attack

Inspired, Hideous, Hatred

Climax Target

Valiance, Glamor, Masked Lumen/Temperantia, Insidious, Prophet, Loptr

Enochian (Jeanne)

Bayonetta: ADRPAN - "Cast down" (Torture attack)
Bayonetta 2: PDI BARMA - Cacodemon, name of a demon
Bayonetta 3: CIAOFI BALZARG - "Terror steward"
Demon Slave: BALZARG - "Steward"

Madama Styx is the demoness that Jeanne has made her own pact with, acting as the source of her supernatural abilities and Wicked Weaves. She possesses the same abilities as Madama Butterfly and functions identically during gameplay, although her limbs are colored in shades of pink and white, rather than black and purple.

In Bayonetta 2, Jeanne uses Madama Styx's limbs in a joint Punish attack with Bayonetta against a Belief. Madama Styx also appears entirely while playing as Jeanne in Story mode, appearing wherever Madama Butterfly would in Umbran Climax, certain Torture Attacks and cutscenes.

Madama Styx officially appears in Bayonetta 3 as part of the story, summoned by Jeanne to kickstart the device used to open a portal to the alphaverse by pole dancing between the gears.

Gomorrah, Devourer of the Divine[]

A monstrous creature hailing from the demonic wood, Johnson Forest. Taking the form of a dragon, it is incredibly fierce, identifying all that moves as game and devouring its prey. Territorial, it is most likely to be found alone.

Weapon Affinity


Climax Target

Beloved, Balder, Belief, Aesir, Cumulonimbus, Singularity

Enochian (Bayonetta)

Bayonetta 1/2/3: AVAVAGO - "Thunders"
Demon Slave: CORAXO - "Thunder"

Enochian (Jeanne)

Bayonetta 1/2: OXEX RACLIR - "To vomit weeping"
Bayonetta 3: AVAVAGO - "Thunders" (Unused)
Demon Slave: CORAXO - "Thunder"

Enochian (Rosa)

Bayonetta 2: ARZULGE - Name of an evil spirit

In the first game, Gomorrah is summoned as the Climax Attack of Beloved, appearing behind the giant angel and snapping it up in its massive jaws. The demon proceeds to repeatedly bite down on the unfortunate warrior, before completely obliterating it with a final powerful chomp. It is later summoned against Father Balder, attempting its usual attack on the Lumen Sage. Unfortunately, Balder is able to counter Gomorrah's assault by jamming its jaws with a sphere of energy. He proceeds to exit the orb and smash Gomorrah's mouth shut on it, finishing off the wounded demon by breaking its neck.

In Bayonetta 2, Gomorrah is shown to have survived when it is summoned to finish off a Belief in a similar fashion to a Beloved from the first game. However, the portal fails to close and Gomorrah seizes the chance to escape from Bayonetta's control and attack her with its full body. In the process of sending Jeanne to Inferno, the demon gives Bayonetta no choice but to fight against her former demonic-ally, who will not stand for a 'pet' that won't obey her. As the long battle comes to a conclusion, Bayonetta summons the new demon Labolas and uses it to smash Gomorrah into the ground. 

Gomorrah later appears in the Johnson-Forest, as Bayonetta and Diomedes rush to Loki's aid. Here, Gomorrah seems more curious than hostile, as he never attacks the Umbra Witch or Infernal Demon directly. He instead acts as an obstacle, with Bayonetta having to dodge his various body parts. Gomorrah is summoned at the end of the game by Jeanne to devour the soul-separated body of Loptr after he is kicked off the summit of Mount Fimbulventr by Omne because there is no disturbance among the Trinity of Realities at this point, Gomorrah remains under control.

Gomorrah can be summoned in Bayonetta 3 as part of Demon Masquerade when using the G-Pillar weapon, where Bayonetta takes on a dragon-like beast appearance to attack her enemies and rapidly dash through the environment. He is also a possible conduit for Demon Slave in regular combat where he can bite and slash at enemies with his teeth and claws, allowing Bayonetta to set up particular Torture Attack finishers against some of the larger variants of the Homunculi.

Malphas, Harbinger of Finality[]

An enigmatic raven-black bird shrouded in the mysteries of the sky. Ever curious, Malphas has filled itself with all the world's knowledge and mysteries.

However, this same curiosity has led to a rather brutal demeanor, causing the bird to tear those it encounters to shreds with its sharp beak and razor-like talons.

Weapon Affinity


Climax Target

Fortitudo, Inspired, Stratocumulus

Enochian (Bayonetta)

Bayonetta 1: ADRAMAN - "Name of evil spirit"
Bayonetta 3: ZILDAR VPAAH - "Conqueror wings"
Demon Slave: ZILDAR - "Conquer"

Enochian (Jeanne)

Bayonetta 1: ADRPAN - "Cast down"
Bayonetta 3: ZILDAR VPAAH - "Conqueror wings" (Unused)
Demon Slave: ZILDAR - "Conquer"

In the first game, Malphas is first unleashed as a Climax Attack on Fortitudo, slamming the draconic Auditio against a large rock and repeatedly pecking his face. The demon finishes its attack with a blow so fierce it punches through Fortitudo's head and shatters the rock behind it.

Malphas is later used for the Climax Attack of Inspired where it lands on the angel before it can attack its summoner. Malphas regards the twitching angel for a moment before grabbing the Inspired by its throat and ripping its head off. It devours the Inspired's head before returning to Inferno.

In Bayonetta 2, the demon makes a partial return as Bayonetta uses her hair to manifest Malphas' wings to help her fly in aerial battles against multiple foes.

Hekatoncheir, Shatterer of the Earth[]

A giant endowed with six fearsome arms capable of pulverizing mountains, those unfortunate enough to fall underfoot of the demon are subject to days-long violent earthquakes.

Lacking knowledge, but brimming with brutality, it is said that even the most powerful of conjurers should take heed of the danger this beast presents.

Weapon Affinity


Climax Target

Temperantia, Golem

Enochian (Bayonetta)

Bayonetta 1/2: APACHANA/APACHANA NAPTA - "Sword"/"Sword of Dust"

Enochian (Jeanne)

Bayonetta 1/2: ZNRZA - "I swear"

Enochian (Rosa)

Bayonetta 2: IAOAIA TIIIO - "Evil spirits of "Earth of Air"

Hekatoncheir makes its first appearance by being summoned three times against Temperantia in the first game. It seizes the Audito and pulls off his arms one by one as Bayonetta deals more damage. The giant's final use against Temperantia is to repeatedly punch his exposed face, with the final blow literally flattening Temperantia's face into his chest.

Hekatoncheir is also used against the Golem miniboss where its hands enact a short game of volleyball with the orb-like construct. Unfortunately, its last pair of limbs fail a return, causing the Golem to lamely bounce on the ground. The demon then resorts to simply pummeling it to destruction.

Hekatoncheir makes a reappearance in Bayonetta 2, its hands function as the Wicked Weaves for the hammer weapon, Takemikazuchi. It acts in a similar way to Madama Butterfly's hands, being summoned through a portal to make large punches and thrusts. Wicked Weaves from the hammer will always be from Hekatoncheir.

Hekatoncheir is also summoned against the original Golem created by Aesir, this time finishing the volleyball spike successfully in order to destroy the last part of the seal surrounding the Gates of Hell.

Later in Chapter XIV - The Witch Hunts, after Bayonetta is ambushed by Sapientia at the entrance to a bridge, Rosa leaps into the air and summons Hekatoncheir to punch Sapientia before he can attack them. Hekatoncheir will hold Sapientia down until Bayonetta crosses the bridge, at which point the demon repeatedly punches the cardinal virtue, sending him hurling into a different area.

Scolopendra, Eradicator of Paradise[]

A vile centipede hailing from Frejetonta, a river of boiling blood in the depths of Inferno, rumors speak of its body exceeding ten kilometers in length.

Moving unlike anything its size, its deftness allows it to wrap around and constrict its prey in the blink of an eye.

Climax Target

Iustitia, Balder

Enochian (Bayonetta)

Bayonetta 1: TELOCVOVIM - "Fallen one"

Enochian (Jeanne)

Bayonetta 1: OXEX RACLIR - "To vomit weeping"

Scolopendra is used against Iustitia after the latter's final failed attack on the summoner. The demon coils around the Auditio and constricts, reducing Iustitia to a bloody ball.

Scolopendra is later summoned against Father Balder in another attempt to slay the Lumen Sage. For a moment, it seems that the demon has overcome Balder's energy shield, but Balder proceeds to detonate the collected energy and tears Scolopendra to pieces.

Scolopendra reappears in Chapter X of Bayonetta 2. As Bayonetta flies towards an enormous tornado in Inferno, she is ambushed by several Scolopendra and must dodge and maneuver out of their way as she falls deeper into the realm.

Phantasmaraneae, Twister of Flame[]

Phantasmaraneae nests upon a sea of magma, deep within the furthest reaches of Inferno. Rarely seen upon the face of the Earth, even sightings of the demon in hell are a seldom event, leading to its name, which means phantom spider.

While having the frightening appearance of a spider, it is a curious beast, and should one have the good fortune to encounter Phantasmaraneae, one should treat it with care and respect, in hope of receiving rare treasures and secrets in return.

Weapon Affinity

Ignis Araneae Yo-Yo

Climax Target

Sapientia, Iridescent

Enochian (Bayonetta)

Bayonetta 1: CASASAM PIADPH - "Abiding in the depths of my jaws"
Bayonetta 3: MALPRG ROR - "Scorching sun"
Demon Slave: MALPRG - "Fire"

Enochian (Jeanne)

Bayonetta 1: NANAEEL OXEX RACLIR - "By my power, vomit and weep"
Bayonetta 3: MALPRG ROR - "Scorching sun" (Unused)
Demon Slave: MALPRG - "Fire"

Phantasmaraneae is summoned against Sapientia, who is forced to the fiery spider by Madama Butterfly's arms. The demon proceeds to slash Sapientia, ripping off one of his horns and part of his face. Later in the battle, Phantasmaraneae repeats its attack, taking off the Auditio's other horn.

The massive spider is unleashed once more to finish off the battered angel, trapping him on a web in the whirlpool he created. As Sapientia struggles to free himself, Phantasmaraneae's children approach him and tear his body to shreds, leaving only his head. This is the only time Phantasmaraneae is summoned, other than brief appearances in the last boss fight against Jeanne.

Phantasmaraneae is encountered in the depths of Inferno in Bayonetta 2. Here, Bayonetta must overcome her former ally who utilizes fire-based explosions and slashes for attacks, Phantasmaraneae can also hatch out several of its children who will slowly skitter to Bayonetta and bite her. It is noted by the demonic guidebook that Phantasmaranae being so aggressive and appearing out of her nest may be caused by the unrest of the Trinity of Realities.

In Bayonetta 3, Phantasmaraneae can be utilised as part of Demon Masquerade when using Ignisaranea. The transformation gives Bayonetta a spider-like appearance and allows her to attack foes with rapid multiple leg-strikes and stab with a scorpion-like tail. Outside of combat, the Masquerade lets Bayonetta crawl along walls and swing across gaps on a web. When summoned using Demon Slave, Phantasmaraneae can immobilise enemies with webbing attacks and leap at them with powerful strikes.

Little Devils, Infernal Bad Boys[]


Little Devils.

The Little Devils, loyal to Little King Zero. Summoned by using the Infernal Communicator Bayonetta is able to temporarily contract the "Little Devils", calling upon their power to attack her foes.

They require at least four Magic Gauge Orbs to summon and once activated will attack Bayonetta's enemies, adding to her combo score. Though their damage is low they have a decent stagger rate and can keep smaller Angels off-balance, allowing for extended combos. While active the "Little Devils" slowly drain the magic gauge.

The Infernal Communicator and the Little Devils return in Bayonetta 2, fulfilling the same role of attacking enemies for low damage and draining the magic gauge continuously.

Zero, King of Little Devils[]



King of the Little Devils, Zero is an unlockable character in the original game. While playing as Zero, he has the disadvantage of being killed in only two hits but moves much faster than either Bayonetta or Jeanne. He can also summon The Little Devils without the use of an accessory.

Queen Sheba, Queen of Inferno[]

Queen Sheba3 - copia

Queen Sheba.

When the cosmos split into light, darkness, and the chaos in-between, the incredibly powerful Sheba was born alongside the darkness controlling the world of Inferno. She lives in the hellish land, and is often classified as a demon; however, the full details of her existence are unknown.

Climax Target


Enochian (Bayonetta)

Bayonetta 1: TELOCVOVIM ADRAMAN AMMA ORS AVAVAGO - "Fallen evil spirit, curse the dark thunders!"

Enochian (Jeanne)

Bayonetta 1: NANAEEL ADRPAN ADNA ZNRZA OXEX RACLIR - "By my power I cast you down, swear your obedience, and vomit weeping!"

Fittingly for such a powerful being, Queen Sheba is only called forth at the climax of the battle against Jubileus, The Creator. The massive demoness rises before the weakened goddess, kisses her fist, and delivers a massive punch that shatters Jubileus' shield, separates her soul from her physical body and sends it flying into the sun.

As stated in the Book of Infernal Demons, most witches would just die at the mere attempt to summon Queen Sheba due to her being too powerful. This shows the strength and skill of Bayonetta and Jeanne working together is enough to summon Sheba as she is formed from coils of both black and white hair.

In Bayonetta 2, while Queen Sheba does not appear, the left half of her body is used in a model for Omne, the Controller of Creation

Bayonetta 2[]

Madama Khepri, Protector of Time[]

A goddess of Inferno who controls time and the sun. It is said that she can determine a person's fate by gazing upon the long shadow that forms between their body and the light extending from the land of the dead.

By binding a contract with Khepri and forfeiting their soul, one can gain an almost infinite knowledge of time and the secret technique to control it.

  • Weapon Affinity: Unforgiven
  • Torture Attack: Hideous and Hatred (Hands Only)

Madama Khepri is the demoness that Rosa has made a pact with in Bayonetta 2, being the source of her abilities and Wicked Weaves. Like her fellow contract demons, Khepri appears as a slender humanoid woman with glowing red eyes and a headpiece shaped in the theme of her insect motif, a scarab beetle. Unlike Butterfly and Styx, Khepri sports her own unique dress and wings.

Khepri does not manifest completely in the game, only appearing in the form of Rosa's shadow and the fists and feet of her Wicked Weaves.

Labolas, Destroyer of Fates[]

A beloved pet dog who had the bad luck to wander into hell, but the good luck and survival instincts to get through its harsh environment and grow into a force to be reckoned with.

With the superb hunting abilities, it has even become known to some as a merciless butcher. Once it has sunk its sharp canines into its enemy, it will not let go until their last breath.

Weapon Affinity

Love is Blue (Hands), Cruel Altea

Climax Target

Gomorrah, Urbane, Loptr, Masked Lumen/Fortitudo

Enochian (Bayonetta)

Bayonetta 2: ARGEDCO - "Invoke"
Bayonetta 3: BAGIE YORB - "Fury Roar" (Unused)
Demon Slave: YORB - "Roar"

Enochian (Jeanne)

Bayonetta 2: SONDENNA - "Name of evil spirit"
Bayonetta 3: BAGIE YORB - "Fury Roar" (Unused)
Demon Slave: YORB - "Roar"

Enochian (Rosa)

Bayonetta 2: ARGEDCO - "Invoke"

Labolas appears as a winged saber-toothed lion-like predator with multiple heads on the end of its limbs. It is also the demon who is used to attack and eventually finish off the escaped Gomorrah in the World of Chaos prologue.

Labolas is summoned for Climax Attacks against angels such as Urbane in regular gameplay where it takes a large bite into the angels' body and then tears it to pieces. It is also the first initial summon by Bayonetta in order to fight Fortitudo in her battle with the Masked Lumen. Whilst Labolas is seemingly able to finish Fortitudo off, the Masked Lumen dispatches of it quickly by throwing his weapon into its head.

Labolas is also an optional boss fight in Tag Climax mode, with more than one appearing if the difficulty is set to maximum.

During the final battle against Singularity, an alternate Bayonetta resembling her appearance in 2 summons Labolas to attack a Duplicatus. After beating the game, Labolas becomes available as a summonable demon alongside its weapon Cruel Altea.

Mictlantecuhtli, Presser of Destruction[]

A gigantic bat that lurks in one of the darkest and deepest of Inferno's endless caves. It is said to leave trails of the plague wherever it goes.

The protrusion on its head is not an eye, but a spiritual sensory organ that can allow Mictlantecuhtli to access the world in far deeper ways than beings who must only rely on sight alone.

Weapon Affinity

Rakshasa (Hands), Love is Blue (Feet), Chernobog, Shuraba, Abracadabra

Climax Target

Umbran Clock Tower

Torture Attack


Enochian (Bayonetta & Jeanne)

Bayonetta 2: NOQUODI - "Servant"
Bayonetta 3: VRELP LONSHIN - "Seething power"
Demon Slave: VRELP - "Seething"

Enochian (Rosa)

Bayonetta 2: NOQUODI - "Servant"

Mictlantecuhtli is primarily seen as part of Umbran Climax. It takes the form of a large four-winged bat with multiple eyes and long sharp teeth. Some of its attacks during Umbran Climax include spinning wildly across the field, dropping down on its head and releasing a powerful screech that can destroy enemies in a large radius

Mictlantecuhtli is also used as the torture attack for Greed. The bat demon will appear above and begin to rapidly drill its body into Greed, killing the demon by breaking it apart from tremendous force.

Baal, Empress of the Fathoms[]

A royal dominant of Inferno. Concealing her form under most circumstances, she appears as a giant toad when summoned.

Baal's enormous, wobbly body is too heavy for her to control, giving her a disadvantage in the heat of battle; however, she possesses an endlessly extending tongue that can reach the far ends of the battlefield and swallow up opponents within an instant.

Weapon Affinity

Alruna (Feet), Love is Blue (Feet), Ribbit Libido-BZ55

Torture Attack


Climax Target

Belief, Murus

Enochian (Bayonetta & Jeanne)

Bayonetta 2: XPA - "Name of evil spirit"
Bayonetta 3: FABOAN ZUMVI - "Poison sea"
Demon Slave: FABOAN - "Poison"

Enochian (Rosa)

Bayonetta 2: XPA - "Name of evil spirit"

Baal takes the form of a large purple-crowned toad, using attacks consisting of using her spiked tongue to draw enemies in or eating them and spitting them out at the other enemies. She can also appear from below to lash at enemies with her tongue.

Baal is used in a Climax Attack against Belief where the toad lashes out her tongue at the angel and drags it into her mouth, swallowing it whole.

She is also used to torture Resentment by wrapping it in her tongue and hurling it to the ground multiple times before swallowing it whole, she will spit out Resentment's demonic weapon before disappearing.

Hydra, Spinner of Destinies[]

A once beautiful maiden who was banished to hell for the sins of her younger sister and mutilated into a snakelike monster with seven heads.

Her human heart has long since been lost, and she viciously attacks anything she deems an enemy. Those trapped by her seven heads must suffer slow, painful deaths. Out of her many heads, only one is real; slicing off any of the others will not amount to much more than a scratch.

Weapon Affinity

Undine (Hands and Feet), Love is Blue (Feet) Alruna (Hands), Rakshasa (Feet)

Torture Attack


Climax Target

Valor, Masked Lumen/Sapientia, Loptr

Enochian (Bayonetta, Jeanne, Rosa)

Bayonetta 2: CANILU - "Blood"

Hydra takes the form of a Gorgon-like head, with multiple snake-like appendages acting as her hair. The multiple head-snakes out and hit their target or lash out and bite the enemy; if the enemy is in the air the head will maul them in the air.

Hydra is summoned during the second fight with the Masked Lumen to fight off Sapientia and reflect missiles with a shockwave screech. She is also used to torture Sloth and Valiance by coiling them in the same manner as Scolopendra, causing the enemy to implode.

Diomedes, Severer of the Dark[]

One of the four man-eating horses that were owned by the ruler of a fallen kingdom.

With the demise of the kingdom, the horses were murdered and arrived in hell. Of the four, the soul of one inherited the name of the king and was reborn as a demon. The large blade extending from its forehead is a soul reaper that leaves a trail of mutilated dead in whatever direction it runs. Though it typically hates being treated like a horse, it tolerates those who have proven themselves worthy.

Weapon Affinity

Rakshasa (Feet)

Torture Attack

Hideous (Mid-air)

Climax Target

Glamor, Pain, Masked Lumen

Enochian (Bayonetta, Jeanne, Rosa)

Bayonetta 2: SUNDENNA - "Name of evil spirit"

Diomedes takes the form of a demonic fanged horse, with a gigantic red blade on its forehead similar to a unicorn. Its attacks consist of launching enemies into the air and then cutting them to pieces when it is summoned as part of Umbran Climax.

Diomedes also appears in several Climax Attacks. It is first summoned against the three Glamors where, after it blocks the angels' attack with its sword, proceeds to slice them into pieces. It is also summoned against Pain where it uses its horn in a similar fashion to cut the demonic machine to bits.

Diomedes appears as a Torture Attack for Hideous when they're knocked into the air, which Bayonetta summons to finish off her opponent with one fatal horizontal slash.

In Chapter XII, Diomedes is shown to be rideable in order for Bayonetta to hurry to Loki's rescue. As the other demons try and get in its way, it can use its horn to cut them out of its path.

Carnage, Reveler of Plague[]

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Weapon Affinity


Torture Attack


Enochian (Bayonetta, Jeanne, Rosa)

Bayonetta 2: SOL-PETAHE - "Listen"

Carnage is a group of demonic dragonflies that are summoned as the final combo attack of Kafka and also during its Umbran Climax. The Carnage lack an entry in the Book of Infernal Demons, with their names being divulged from the in-game model gallery.

They're also summoned for the Torture Attack on Malicious, viciously swarming the demon to devour it before causing its orb-like body to explode.

Hideous, Craver of Hatred[]



A clan of demons who infest the Malebolge caves of Inferno. They constantly scuttle in groups, searching for unfortunate prey who have lost their way. Hideous often appear in groups in the human world as well, but displaying no cooperation in movement. For them, there is only scrambling for prey in a mad dash.

Yet, Hideous possess a very strong intelligence, able to forge various weapons and rarely challenging enemies that appear in larger numbers than their own. If one is sighted by this merciless demon, overpowering it is the only option. Only a few are capable of this-- namely, the Lumen Sages who controlled the power of light and the Umbra Witches who controlled the power of darkness.

Acting as the infernal version of the Affinity, Hideous appears as an armor-clad creature that wields a multitude of weapons from rifles on one of its arms too long scythe-like weapons. They can also use their wings to fly above and around the battlefield if they so choose.

A prototype version of Hideous was featured in the Eyes Of Bayonetta artbook and during the introduction to Bayonetta: Bloody Fate.

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Hatred, Holder of Enmity[]

A Hideous that has been forced into starvation and has resorted to devouring its siblings to survive.

Wielding enough power to stand alone in a fight, Hatred's anger and unspeakable rage still claim complete control of the Hideous around him, who tremble in his presence.

Acting as the infernal version of the Applaud, Hatred acts like a tougher and stronger version of Hideous. This time wielding double-scythe weapons and adorning more decorations to their armor, it can also fly around Bayonetta to avoid her attacks.

Fury, Gatherer of Rancor[]



A demonic bird that gathers in Inferno's Johnson Forest. It possess the wings of a bat, head of a dragon, and tail of a snake. It visits the bedrooms of hysteric humans nightly, caws in their ears until they weaken and die, then devour their flesh.

There are some who have tried to escape from its curse, but its terrifying cyclops gaze ensnares its target as if it were petrified.

A small demon with bat-like wings and a single red eye in the center, Fury can slow down Bayonetta's movements with special magic shots from its eye, working off the theme of a paralyzing gaze. Bayonetta can tell when it will attack depending on whether it has opened up its eye or not.

Pain, Driver of Agony[]



A powerful tank that would trample angels with bloodstained iron wheels and drag them into a world of nightmares during wars with Paradiso. According to Vigrid legend, Pain's wheels were used for torture, until becoming sentient themselves and reincarnating in Inferno.

Similar to how those of strong faith are said to have rare encounters with angels, humans harboring strong feelings of doubt are more susceptible to finding themselves face-to-face with a demon. Like his name, Pain is said to feed on the subconscious feelings of injury and hurt in one's soul and will appear anywhere people misguidedly attack each other in an effort to obscure their own sense of loss and loneliness.

A large, blue-colored mechanical demon, Pain makes its first appearance in the Cathedral of Cascades after Bayonetta and Loki have restored the Cathedral's bridge to Fimbulventr. It uses its gear-like limbs to move and make large sweeping attacks at Bayonetta, though it's ultimately destroyed after she summons Diomedes to slice it into pieces. In its pre-combat form, it is shaped like a coffin.

Pain also appears in Chapter XII, being encountered a few times as Bayonetta rides Diomedes.

Pride, Enveloper of Flame[]



A fallen angel of Paradiso who once served God as a blazing chariot.

Bearing the name Pride, those who summon him trade their ears and eyes for power and pleasure. However, those who call him forth must be careful with his power: he controls his reigns, not the one who summoned him. And once the flames of the chariot have been ignited, they cannot be extinguished. Not even by Pride himself.

A demon that acts as a more powerful variation of Pain, except having a red-colored body doused in flame and a sideways mask with different markings. Pride is first encountered during Chapter VIII, guarding the second mechanism required to destroy the barriers around the Gates of Hell. 

Pride attacks with much greater speed than Pain and often uses less signalling of its attacks, making it more challenging to defeat. However, as its body is wrapped in flames suggests, it is susceptible to more damage from ice elemental attacks.

Insidious, Consumer of All[]



A hellish ark that, while seemingly leading sinners to the Garden of Eternal Pleasures at the end of the world, was in actuality abducting them to compete in a massive bloodbath.

The souls who boarded Insidious are led nowhere. Surrounded by the stench of death and rotten flesh, they massacred each other, struggling over whatever morsels of food to be come across. With a unique organ in its body that converts death into demonic energy, Insidious always carries a tremendous amount of power. A myriad of hell's creature's live within its gut, making him useful as an assault ship during wars with Paradiso. If swallowed by Insidious, the only way to escape is to stand atop a tower of corpses and wait for him to open his jaw while he engorges with his next feeding. However, those who take pleasure in killing may find their true Garden of Eternal Pleasure within this demon's bowels.

Insidious appears as a giant mechanical manta ray-like monstrosity with a skull motif and a large eye on each of its 'wings'. Due to having a role as a demonic carrier and destructive force, it could be considered the Infernal counterpart of Kinship and Worship. It sails through the air with tremendous speed and powers and can perform numerous attacks against Bayonetta. The battle takes place underwater.

Another Insidious is fought during the jet fighter sequence in Chapter XVI. This one must be repeatedly attacked in the eyes in order for it to be destroyed, it attacks in the same fashion as the first one, shooting lasers and sending out tentacles from its eyes. After knocking it out once, it will reappear behind the jet plane and attempt to bombard it with several red orbs from its mouth.



Greed, Confuser of Elements[]

An abnormal creature possessing three necks, six legs, and nine stomachs.

Though they are constantly hungry, they are unable to send the waste left behind from their constant gluttony. Those who are devoured by Greed are destined to be trapped for eternity, forever cut off from the cycle of death and rebirth At times he was tasked as the gatekeeper of hell, denying entrance to unwanted visitors, yet no victim can ever satiate his endless appetite. Previous "owners" still remained trapped inside his stomachs, waiting for the day of his defeat.

Greed appears a three-headed demon who resembles a cross between Cerberus from Greek Mythology and a metallic dragon. It appears to have two bodies fused into one at the waist, with two heads and two front legs on one side and one head and two front legs on the other. As evidenced by its title, 'Confuser of Elements', it can use fire and ice to attack Bayonetta and Loki on their journey in Inferno.



Malicious, Gazer of Death[]

A master occultist of Inferno who is the embodiment of malice. Stealing various names from different creatures of hell, Malicious is just one name by which he is known.

Inexperienced witches will unwittingly summon Malicious and make a contract with him before knowing his true identity or appearance. No matter how kind or courteous Malicious may act, he is not to be trusted under any circumstances. He is a shaman of hell who finds his greatest delight in deceiving and betraying others, trapping them in regret and hopelessness.

Malicious is a demon with an orb-like body, its upper body being thinner and its arms adorned with feathered wings, yet no hands. Atop its head is a curved crown-like ornament. It functions as the Infernal equivalent to Enrapture, capable of powering up the enemies that surround it, and never appearing in battle alone. Malicious can attack by swiping with its feathery arms and conjuring a portal on the floor to ensnare Bayonetta. 

Malicious also appears during Jetfighter Assault in Chapter XVI, where it fires volleys of feathers by swiping it wings.



Resentment, Swindler of Progress[]

It is said that a curse is cast upon the families of those who died an unnatural death while bearing feelings of hatred and ill will.

Resentment, born from the sludge of Inferno, is an exact manifestation of those bitter, repressed emotions inside humanity. Once it has chosen a victim, it will follow them forever, no matter the distance, until it can tie them down and make them feel the weight of the pains of hell. Its tenacity is far beyond that of other demons of Inferno, and Resentment is said to have the ability to open the Gates of Hell through sheer willpower. Witnessing this demon gives testimony to the truly unthinkable power of grudges humans find fit to hold in their hearts and never release.

Resentment appears only in Inferno and resembles a naga-like creature with a red hood over its head. It attacks by wrapping Bayonetta in its coils and tries to pull her soul out from hands that emerge from its hood. It can also revert Bayonetta (and by extent, Jeanne and Rosa) into her childhood form, and will attempt to eat her. If it succeeds, it's an automatic Game Over.

Sloth Render


Sloth, Embracer of Extremes[]

A demon who lies in wait for pious believers to be granted entrance to Paradiso so he can slice them apart and cast them to Inferno during their ascension.

The six swords sheathed in his back represent gluttony, profanity, doubt, idiocy, rage, and arrogance. Each blade awakens feelings in victims of its respective sin when cut. At first, those who witness Sloth are filled with joy to reaffirm the truth of their religion. In the next moment, they are filled with sadness as they are tossed into the darkness of hell. Not only concerned with humans, Sloths have been responsible for countless fallen angels.

Sloth is a brown-greenish humanoid demon with six arms, two of which are used as its feet. Its head is shaped like curved swords and it wears golden armaments, carrying six swords in its back similar to Shuraba and using all in different attacks.

When attacking, it can leaps high in the air holding two swords in its feet and dive-bombs the ground, following that is a downwards sword slash after pulling two more swords out of its back. Sloth can also attack with a flurry of sword slashes if Bayonetta is close to it and if far away, attempt to cover the distance by lunging at her and swiping with its swords.

Alraune, Whisperer of Dementia[]

A woman who doused herself in mandrake poison and took her own life as a means of getting revenge on the husband who left her. The poison continued through her skin and devoured her soul. Consumed by hallucinations, she was at last reincarnated in Inferno.

Myth places her as the young daughter of a noble estate, but none of her past visage can be determined from her current demon form. She searched the bottom of hell for the most exquisite souls, then injects poison into their nerves to make them eternal "lovers" at her palace. Insatiable desire and obsession have painted her heart so thickly that she will never know peace. Not even with the sacrifices of a thousand souls, or a million...

Weapon Affinity


Enochian (Bayonetta & Jeanne)

Bayonetta 3: COMMAH ALLAR - "Truss, bind up"
Demon Slave: ALLAR - "Bind up"

Alraune is the demon that manages to get her hands on Jeanne's soul when she was sent to Inferno and Bayonetta must fight her to save her friend. In the first phase of her fight, she uses vine-like whips and her claws to attack and can also summon infernal flowers to aid her. Alraune will transform into a monstrous beast in her second phase and be reintroduced with the title Whisperer of Insanity. Upon her defeat, Rodin seals her inside Bayonetta's appropriately named weapon: Alruna.

It appears that she has some degree of power over the Johnson Forest, as she has a palace there. She likely ended up there due to her suicide in her previous life.

Omne, Controller of Creation[]

An omniscient being formed by a miraculous unison of the powers of Paradiso and Inferno.

The past leaders of the Umbra and Lumen clans, though they were aware of Omne's existence, were unable to summon it to this realm. It took the combined power of light and darkness, united in the bond of father and daughter, to finally summon Omne successfully. Possessing the qualities of both darkness and light, it can defeat even the most despondent of chaos.


Bayonetta + Balder
Bayonetta: ADRAMAN AMMA ORS AVAVAGO - "Evil spirit, curse the dark thunders!"
Balder: ZEDEKIEL HONONOL OBELISON - ""Angel of Jupiter, King of the West, the deliverer!"

Climax Target


Omne appears as the final summoning of Bayonetta 2 and resembles a fusion of Jubileus and Queen Sheba, though she appears to be her own separate entity. She is summoned by Bayonetta and Balder during the climatic battle against Loptr, where she dropkicks his body off Fimbulventr, leaving his soul behind.

Rodin, The Infinite One[]

An immortal man feared as the most dangerous demon in the entire barren wasteland of Inferno. Freely traveling between the human world and Inferno, it is nearly impossible to guess his location at any given time. His sudden visits to Inferno are said to be for hunting its savage, ruthless demons and taking their souls.

It is rumoured he was once a resident of Paradiso with the power of creation, but witnessing his acts in Inferno, most would think he's more suited for destruction. Though his principle for collecting the souls of Inferno's denizens is to use them in making weapons, he himself is never seen sporting anything but his bare fists: true testament to their unbridled power. As the famed weaponsmith of Inferno, he destroys to create and creates to destroy. His true objective is still a mystery, though perhaps he is waiting for someone to appear who will finally have the power to undo him.

Weapon Affinity


Enochian (Bayonetta & Jeanne)

Bayonetta 3: TOX IOIAD - "Of him that liveth forever" (Unused)
Demon Slave: IOIAD - "He that liveth forever"
Damn, been a long time since I had a workout like that. You come back soon, dig? I'll be here...Waiting. Again. ― Rodin, The Gates of Hell

Rodin, The Infinite One is the secret optional boss of Bayonetta 2, acting as a demonic counterpart to Father Rodin. After purchasing the Platinum Ticket, Rodin will challenge the player.

Defeating The Infinite One will reward the player with the weapon made in his name.

Bayonetta 3[]

Cheshire, The Lost Outcast[]

Cheshire (Bayonetta 3) Render


A somewhat rootless Infernal Demon that inhabits Viola's Katana, Mab Dachi.

He has not entered into an official contract with Viola, and in fact it's unclear why he helps her at all when she still can't reliably complete a summoning spell, but he willingly appears from her katana whenever she calls on him for help. Using the cat charm hanging from Viola's katana as a host body, he looks like some kind of theme-park mascot but it's unknown if that is his true form or somehow affected by design of the charm. Cheshire's relationship with Viola seems to be more like good friends, rather than master and servant, but the mysteries of why he has taken a liking to her when she's still not a full-fledged witch, and why he refuses to return to Inferno and instead continues to stay in Viola's katana, still remain.

Weapon Affinity

Mab Dachi

Climax Target

Volutus, Tuba

Cheshire is the Demon bound to Viola's Katana, Mabu-Dachi.

Wartrain Gouon, Charger of the Crimson Rim[]

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Wartrain Gouon

An armed combat train known as "T696" that was built for national defence on one of the most remote worlds of the Multiverse, using its most advanced technology, but that was later possessed by a vengeful spirit and ultimately became an Infernal Demon.

Its body is thickly plated with a unique alloy armor, and it is equipped not only with two sets of front-facing dual cannons and four sets of triple cannons along the top, but it also hides six long-barrelled cannons and six chainsaw-like crushing weapons inside its body, and due to an array of transformative mechanisms is can deploy those weapons at high speed to prepare for battle at any range. It's said that a leader by the name of Rokuro Todoroki, driven mad by countless battles, sent the train speeding through cities and burning them as he went, finally crashing into an ammunition drump and being dragged into Inferno.

Weapon Affinity

Dead End Express

Climax Target

Cumulonimbus, Pyrocumulus

Enochian (Bayonetta & Jeanne)

Bayonetta 3: MATORB PARM - "Echoing run"
Demon Slave: PARM - "Run"

Wartrain Gouon is a sentient train Demon introduced in Bayonetta 3.

Kraken, Despot of the Sullen Maw[]



A giant, cephalopod-like Infernal Demon said to live in the swamp known as Stygia, a swamp filled with the ichorous blood of demons and located on the far rim of Inferno.

Usually lurking at the bottom of the swamp, Kraken is said to only rise from the depths and appear on the "Day of Tears", a day that comes only once every thousand years when a rain of blood falls. However, no one has ever seen its full form. It is believed to have ten tentacles, with two of them ending in sharp, anchor-like hooks that it uses to tear into prey, and that its body splits open like flower petals to reveal a giant, voracious mouth. No witch has ever contracted this demon, contributing to the veil of mystery that surrounds it.

Weapon Affinity


Enochian (Bayonetta & Jeanne)

Bayonetta 3: LUSDA PUIM - "Feet sickles" (Unused)
Demon Slave: PUIM - "Sickles"

Kraken is a Demon introduced in Bayonetta 3. A cephalopod-themed demon, Kraken first appears in the game's prologue where it attacks Bayonetta and Jeanne. It reappears in the secret boss battle with Dark Eve.

Umbran Clock Tower, Spire of the Forbidden[]

Umbran Clock Tower

Umbran Clock Tower

A clock tower and symbol of the Umbra that once stood proudly on the cliffs on the edge of Vigrid, quietly keeping time as the world turned.

During the Great War between the Umbra Witches and the Lumen Sages 500 years ago, the tower was knocked over and into a pit by attacking angels, with the Umbran Elder and several other witches who were defending the tower still inside. The witches and the tower all plunged into Inferno, and the souls of the witches merged with the wreckage of the tower, which was ultimately reborn as a cursed fortress. The structure is full of countless weapons, seemingly manifestations of the witches' lingering resentment, and any being that approaches is instantly greeted and decimated by them. Because it is a building, it can not move from the location where it appears, but its nigh-impenetrable walls offer the most solid defence in Inferno.

Weapon Affinity


Climax Target

Dark Adam

Enochian (Bayonetta & Jeanne)

Bayonetta 3: RIOR LADNAH - Widow's ark of knowledge
Demon Slave: LADNAH - Ark of knowledge

Umbran Clock Tower is the demonic version of the Umbra Clock Tower.

Queen Butterfly, Lady of Onyx Brilliance[]

Queen Butterfly

Queen Butterfly

Madama Butterfly's true form, obtained by being anointed in the magic-rich heart's blood of Bayonetta through her use of the forbidden "Deadly Sin" ritual.

Growing to a size that pierces the clouds, she has become even more beautiful and even more brutal, leading all who gaze upon her to feel their sanity crumble as something askin to a yearning for death begins to grow within.

Climax Target

  • Summon
    • Bayonetta 3: DO O IA BAYONETTA. CNILA D COMSELHA ODO ANANAEL. TURBS C BABLON ZONAC CIAOFI BALZARG. FAFEN NIIS - "In the name of Bayonetta. Circle of blood, open the secret wisdom. Beauty of the wicked appareled, terror steward, come forth!"

Sin Gomorrah, Font of Devastation[]

Sin Gomorrah

Sin Gomorrah

Gomorrah's completely uninhibited form, pushed to the limits of its power by Bayonetta during the "Deadly Sin" ritual.

This form resembles the legendary "Beast Tyrant", spoken of in forbidden tomes, a mountainous creature rumoured to live deep within the Johnson Forest of Inferno.

This Beast Tyrant was said to rule over all of the Gomorrah in Johnson Forest, and could make all of the demons in the forest bow by simply raising its head, but not even the residents of Inferno have managed to see it and live to tell the tale.

Climax Target

Arch-Iridescent, Singularity Chaos
  • Summon
    • Bayonetta 3: DO O IA BAYONETTA. CNILA D COMSELHA ODO ANANAEL. IPAMIS NONCP FAFEN NIIS. AVAVAGO TLIOB VRAN. - "In the name of Bayonetta. Circle of blood, open the secret wisdom. Follow to the end, come forth, thunderous elder creature!"

The Phantom, Igniter of Creation[]

The Phantom

The Phantom

Phantasmaraneae's ultimate form, unleashed by Bayonetta's "Deadly Sin" ritual, now with an out of control internal reactor that continuously creates magma at a temperature of one trillion degrees.

The flames that cloak its body and the sheer heat from the magma are powerful enough to vaporize nearly anything in the vicinity.

In this state, Phantasmaraneae itself has no way to cool down, and must simply fight until time ruins out and it explodes into nothingness.

Climax Target

  • Summon
    • Bayonetta 3: DO O IA BAYONETTA. CNILA D COMSELHA ODO ANANAEL. MALPRG ROR MICAOLI IALPON ILS. FAFEN NIIS. - "In the name of Bayonetta. Circle of blood, open the secret wisdom. Fire of the sun mightily burns thee! Come forth!"

Baal Zebul, Siren of Creeping Plague[]

Baal Zebul

Baal Zebul

Baal's true form, revealed by Bayonetta's "Deadly Sin" ritual.

This form is only revealed to those she has formed an eternal pact with; in other words, an opponent who sees this form has come face to face with their imminent demise.

In this form, Baal adopts a truly regal and graceful air, singing with an emotional and beautiful voice that resounds through all of Inferno, bringing a dramatic death on part with an expertly performed aria.

In fact, her love of opera is such that she occasionally journeys into the human world disguised as an average toad, sneaking up to the rafters of theaters to watch.

  • Summon
    • Bayonetta 3: DO O IA BAYONETTA. CNILA D COMSELHA ODO ANANAEL. FABOAN ZUMVI FAFEN NIIS. BLIOR HE PARADIZ. - "In the name of Bayonetta. Circle of blood, open the secret wisdom. Poison sea, follow, come forth, comfort song of virgins!"

Climax Target

Bayonetta β4

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon[]

Lex Talionis, Thorned Pestilence[]

Morgana's Infernal Demon; a spider covered in thorns.

After losing both her husband and son in Púca's plan to usurp the throne, Morgana herself was exiled from Avalon. It was then she made a pact with Lex Talionis, swearing she would one day have her revenge.

Each of its nimble legs are able to stab with astounding speed and strength. Every thorn on her body produces a nerve-rotting poison capable of immobilising even the largest of beats with a single drop.

In Inferno, Lex makes her web in the blood-red River Styx, where she does nothing but trap and devour prey, unable to ever extinguish her uncontrollable rage. Her insatiable hunger and thirst only tortures and angers her further. She cannot be communicated with by normal means, but she is able to reveal her inner thoughts to those she sympathises with. Understanding Morgana through her lust for revenge towards Púca, she decided to form a pact with her.

Morgana thinks of Lex as nothing more than a mere tool for her revenge, but she does understand the extreme of Lex's strength, and values her because of this. Her favoured tactic is to create a giant illusion of herself to distract her opponent while Lex rips away at its target. As of yet, none have been able to overcome it.

Enochian (Morgana)

ARPHE ALLAR - "Descend and bind"

Other Demons[]

These are numerous other Infernal Demons that are mentioned in-game but are not actually seen. They are found in the description of the weapons used by Bayonetta and Jeanne.

  • Ashura - The demon god of war. His heart would eventually come to power the Shuraba blade, therefore making it a living katana that always sought out the blood of its victims.
  • Angel Slayer - An unknown demon sealed within Angel Slayer after Rodin acquired the sword in Inferno.
  • Kulshedra - A serpent demon whose spirit was sealed into the weapon bearing its name.
  • Vritra - Like Kulshedra, this snake-like demon is sealed into an appropriate whip weapon.
  • Durga - A demon said to bear many arms, this demon likely mastered fire and electric magic. Its soul was imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Kali - Much like Durga, this demon also has a thousand arms and proficiency in fire and lightning. Its soul was imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Odette - A demon witch that made a pact with the demon queen Odile to skate on the ice of Cocytus. It is unknown if she was formerly an Umbra Witch. Her soul is imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Odile - A demon queen, may have been a demoness as the description for Odette mentions the latter making a pact with the former.
  • Karen - A woman who was banished to Lake Cocytus to dance for all eternity. Her soul is imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Lt. Col. Kilgore - A bloodthirsty army veteran whose reputation for death lead him to hell. His soul is imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Col. Slade - An unfortunate army colonel who traded his eyesight to save his troops only to be betrayed by the demon he contracted with into trading his soul. His soul is imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Mahavairocana - A powerful demon with a large romantic drive, known to seduce women in their dreams. Its soul is imprisoned within the weapon Pillow Talk.
  • Sai Fung - An avian demon, Sai Fung is one of the two fastest birds in Inferno. Its soul is imprisoned with a weapon of the same name.
  • Tang Lung - Tang Lung is one of the fastest birds of Inferno. Its soul is imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Rakshasa - A demon god, whose chakra gives power to the twin swords named after him.
  • Rasetsu - The goddess of destruction and ruin. Her soul is imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Kafka - A man who cursed another and transformed into an insect as a result. His soul is imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Samsa - A man who was turned into a poisonous insect, disowned by his family and cast to the depths of Inferno. His soul is imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Chernobog - The god of death, the weapon named in his likeliness contains souls stolen from him.
  • Undine - A jilted lover who threw herself into the river of Cocytus, whose feelings and expressions of jealousy and lament are powerful enough to manifest into flame and ice. Her soul is imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Salamandra - An infernal dragon demon. Unlike most weapons that only use the soul of a demon, Salamandra's entire body was used for the weapon named after it.
  • Agni - Presumed to be a demon, Agni is the god who controls all flame. Their soul is imprisoned within a weapon of the same name.
  • Legendary Dark Knight - A demon that made a pact with the Umbra Witch, Eva. Together, they fought against armies within Inferno. He is a reference and nod to the Devil May Cry character, Sparda, who is known by the title "Legendary Dark Knight".

In Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon, Cereza summoned an unnamed Infernal Demon that resembles an average-sized hound with four eyes and a crescent moon through its skull. The demon shortly turned to ashes after being summoned due to the lack hair as a proper medium.


Book of Infernal Demons[]

Lemegeton's Guidebook[]



Bayonetta: Bloody Fate[]


Verse Cards[]

Demon Slave Glyphs[]



Many infernal demons are named after real-life figures, concepts, and locations from Judeo-Christian religion and goetic occult writings, such as the Bible and The Lesser Key of Solomon. Pride, Greed, Sloth, and Resentment are all related to the respective sin from the Seven deadly sins in the Bible. Aside from the traditional concepts, several demons draw inspiration from demonic and/or tragic characters from non-Abrahamic mythologies, stories, and folklore of other cultures; many of which may reference more than one mythological entity, for example, Hydra.

Some demons are also based on characters from the series Devil May Cry, such as Scolopendra, Phantasmaranae, and Baal being based on the Gigapede, Phantom, and Bael, respectively.


  • All Infernal Demon Climax Attack sequences are addressed as Torture Attacks (TA) in the combo point multiplier, even for the Climax Attacks that do not kill the enemy (for example, in the fight against Balder).
  • As part of the Mushroom Kingdom Princess costume featured in the Bayonetta Wii U port version, Madama Butterfly's arms and legs are replaced with Bowser's arms and legs.[1]
  • A darker demonic version of the Affinity was originally intended to be used in the first Bayonetta. In the Eyes Of Bayonetta artbook, angel designer Yusuke Hashimoto said it was designed to be used to show off an epic battle between the Umbra Witches and the Lumen Sages but that it was forced to be cut. This version later makes another appearance in the introduction to Bayonetta: Bloody Fate. This design was later partially reworked to become Hideous and Hatred as a common demon enemy in Bayonetta 2.
  • In Bloody Fate, only six Demons make an appearance: Hideous (cameo), Gomorrah, Malphas (cameo), Hekatoncheir, Scolopendra, and Queen Sheba.
  • Insidious was not designed by Yusuke Hashimoto like the rest of the demons, but was a guest collaboration between PlatinumGames and Eiichi Shimizu, who is known for his artwork in the manga series Kurogane no Linebarrels and ULTRAMAN.
  • All of the Infernal Demons listed in the two books (the Book of Infernal Demons and Lemegeton's Guidebook) have epithets that all follow the format of "X of Y". The exceptions to this are Gomorrah, Hekatoncheir, Baal, Diomedes, Kraken, Wartrain Gouon, and the Umbran Clock Tower, whose epithets all follow the format of "X of the Y". The exceptions to both of these formats are the Little Devils, Infernal Bad Boys; Rodin, The Infinite One; Cheshire, the Lost Outcast; and Lex Talionis, Thorned Pestilence.