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A deified fallen angel from Syria mythology as the god of thunder and storms. He is one of Asmodeus' most loyal followers and was sent to Russia as his ambassador.
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Rimmon is a demonic god from Syria, who is actually a fallen archangel that became a Duke under Asmodeus.

Overview

He is the Infernal Emperor's first physician and Hell's ambassador to Russia. Within the Bible he appears as the god of the Syrians who oppose Israel. Naaman, a Syrian commander, who worshipped the idol, was cured from eprosy by the Israelite prophet Elisha with the power of Yahweh.

Appearance

Like most demons, his appearance isn't always certain but one appearance he has resembled a 12-foot-tall insectile biped (Like a Gelugon) with a horned humanoid head.

Personality

Rimmon was nasty and sarcastic, and therefore was usually disliked by other demons. However, he also had little personal pride and was utterly loyal to Asmodeus.

Powers and Abilities

As a duke of Hell, Rimmon commanded fifty companies of demons. As an archdemon, he possessed a number of innate magical abilities. He possessed night vision and could radiate an aura of fear at will. In combat, Rimmon typically used his natural claws and tail as weapons, but occasionally he used a trident.

History

Rimmon was originally an archangel, who took part in the War of Heaven, after which he was cast down alongside Lucifer and was present during his rally in Pandemonium. Rimmon became a vassal of Asmodeus around the 14th century.

Myths and Legends

Originally, Rimmon was an Aramaic deity and Syrian idol. In Babylonian and Semite lore, he was the god of thunder and storms.

Quotes

Rimmon, whose delightful Seat Was fair Damascus, on the fertil Banks Of Abbana and Pharphar, lucid streams. He also against the house of God was bold: A Leper once he lost and gain'd a King, Ahaz his sottish Conquerour, whom he drew Gods Altar to disparage and displace for one of Syrian mode, whereon to burn his odious off'rings, and adore the Gods wom he had vanquisht.
Rimmon being described as an enemy to God and Israel.
Yet in this thing may the Lord pardon your servant: when my master goes into the temple of Rimmon to worship there, and he leans on my hand, and I bow down in the temple of Rimmon—when I bow down in the temple of Rimmon, may the Lord please pardon your servant in this thing.
2 Kings 5:18, the Bible.

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Trivia

  • Rimmon means "exalted" or "roarer" in Hebrew.
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