Daemons are malignant entities that live in the Warp, and act as extensions of their Chaos God. They are purely immaterial beings and can only enter realspace in the following ways:

  • Summing by a ritual (such as a blood sacrifice)
  • Possession of an unprotected Psyker
  • Crossing through a Warp rift, especially Warp storms

Daemons are functionally immortal, and return to the warp when 'killed'. This immortality is why Chaos champions seek to become Daemon Princes. However, they can be imprisoned within an object, or permanently killed under the right circumstances. Saying the daemon's true name severely weakens them; this is also true of Daemon princes, including the traitor Primarchs, as their true name was given to them by the Emperor before they were kidnapped by the Chaos Gods.

Types of Daemons Edit

Khornate Daemons are known as Bloodletters and Bloodthirsters.

Nurglite Daemons are known as Nurglings and Plaguebearers.

Tzeentchian Daemons are known as Pink Horrors and Lords of Change.

Slaaneshi Daemons are known as Daemonettes and Keepers of Secrets.

Some unaligned daemons exist, such as Furies.

Malal does not officially have Daemons, though because he doesn't exist it doesn't really matter.

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