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Volisupula the Flensed Marquesse is a tanar'ri demon lord and ruler of the Skin-shedder, the 8th layer of the Abyss. He is patron of finery and ostentatious ceremony.[1]

Realm[]

Volisupula is ruler of the Skin-shedder, the 8th layer of the Abyss. Like most Abyssal lords, he is ruler of vast numbers of tanar'ri.

His stronghold is riddled with secret passages which allow . A powerful evil amulet possessed by Volisupula enables him to open and close the fortress gates on command.

History[]

Recent history[]

The githzerai Silonius Greél stole Volisupula's powerful amulet while he was visiting the planar city of Sigil. Greél's intent was to personally capture the demon lord's fortress and hold it for long enough to allow the githzerai to capture it. Volisupula hired a band of Mercykillers to hunt down the githzerai, and sent a tanar'ri army to recapture the fortress.[2]

Publication history[]

Volisupula first appeared in Wicked, Wicked Ways, an adventure module in the AD&D 2e Planescape sourcebook Planes of Chaos, Chaos Adventures (1994), p.6-7.

He is later listed in the D&D 3e sourcebook Fiendish Codex I: Hordes of the Abyss (2006), p.155-157. Despite the title marquesse, which some readers may interpret as a feminine noun, Volisupula is not listed as female in this sourcebook.

References[]

  1. Fiendish Codex I: Hordes of the Abyss (2006), p.155-157.
  2. Planes of Chaos, Chaos Adventures (1994), p.6-7.
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