9 Kings of Hell in Ars Goetia


The names of the demons are taken from the Ars Goetia, which differs in terms of number and ranking from Johann Weyer’s Pseudomonarchia Daemonum. The 72 Angels of the 72 Sigil Shem Hamephorsh are believed to be opposing and balancing forces against these demons. According to Ars Goetia there are 9 Kings of Hell.

King Bel

According to the Grand Grimoire, Baal or Bel is the head of the infernal powers. He is also the first demon listed in Virus’s Pseudomonarchia Daemonum. According to Viras, Bel is the first king of Hell with wealth in the east. He has three heads: a toad, a man, and a cat.

Paimon King

Paimon also Paimonia, Pemon, is one of the kings of Hell, more obedient to Lucifer than any of the other kings, and has two hundred legions of demons under his rule. He has a great voice and roars as he comes, speaking in this way for a while until the magician compels him and then he gives clear answers to the questions that are asked of him.


Beleth King

Beleth also spelled Billet, Bileth, and Byleth, is a powerful and terrifying king of Hell, with eighty-five armies of demons at his disposal. He rides a warrior, and all kinds of music are heard before him. According to most of the authors of demonology and the most famous grimoires.


Persona also Karsan, Pursan, is a great king of hell, who is served and obeyed by twenty-two armies of demons. Not to be confused with Corson. He knows hidden things, can find treasure, and tells the past, present, and future. Taking a human or aerial body he gives the correct answer to all the secret . And divine things of the earth and the creation of the world.


Asmodeus or Ashmodai, Asmodeus, Asmodei, Asmodeus, also appears in the Ars Goetia as king ‘Asmodeus’. Where he is said to have had a seal in gold and is listed as number thirty-two according to the respective rank. He is strong, powerful and appears with three heads; the first like a bull, the second like a man, and the third like a ram. Has the tail of a serpent, and fire from his mouth likeflames out.

King Vine

King/Count or Vine also Winia is an Earl and also a King of Hell, who commands 36 legions of demons. He can tell the present, the past, and the future, discover sorcery and hidden things, create storms. Can make the waters rough through them, and can also bring down walls and build towers.

Balaam King

Balaam also Balan, is a great and powerful king of Hell who commands over forty armies of demons. He gives accurate answers on things past, present and to come, and can also make humans invisible and funny. Balam is depicted with three heads. One head is that of a bull, another that of a man, and the third that of a ram.

Zagan King

King Chairman or Zagan also Zagam, is a great king and president of Hell. He commands the thirty-three legions of demons. He makes men clever. Zagan can turn wine into water, water into wine, and blood into wine. And Pseudomonarchia daemonum blood into oil, oil into blood, and a fool into a wise man).

Belial King

Belial also Belhor, Balial, Beliyar, Belial, Belia) is listed as the sixty-eighth spirit of the Lesser Key of Solomon. He is the king of hell who has 80 armies of demons and 50 armies of souls. He was created as the first after Lucifer.

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