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In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the amnizu (or Styx devil) is a type of devil.

Publication history

The Styx devil (greater devil) first appeared under the "devil" heading in the original first edition Fiend Folio (1981).[1]

The amnizu greater baatezu appear in second edition in the Monstrous Compendium Volume Outer Planes Appendix (1991) under the "baatezu" heading,[2] and was also detailed under the "baatezu" heading in the first Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (1994).[3]

The amnizu (baatezu) appears under the "devil" heading in the third edition Monster Manual II (2002).[4] The amnizu appears in Fiendish Codex II: Tyrants of the Nine Hells (2006).[5]

Description

An amnizu is a short, stocky winged guardian of the gates of the Nine Hells.

References

  1. Turnbull, Don, ed. Fiend Folio (TSR, 1981)
  2. LaFountain, J. Paul. Monstrous Compendium Outer Planes Appendix. (TSR, 1991)
  3. Varney, Allen, ed. Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (TSR, 1994)
  4. Bonny, Ed, Jeff Grubb, Rich Redman, Skip Williams, and Steve Winter. Monster Manual II (Wizards of the Coast, 2002)
  5. Laws, Robin D., and Robert J. Schwalb. Fiendish Codex II: Tyrants of the Nine Hells (Wizards of the Coast, 2006)
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