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Tanar'ri (teh-NAH-ree) are residents of the Abyss. They are one of the most prominent races of the Lower Planes, and feature heavily in the Blood War.

Tanar'ri are known for their cruelty and individualistic behavior. It is speculated that there are as many different sub-races within this race as there are layers in the+Abyss. Here follows a list of the more common demons:

Least tanar'ri: Manes, Dretches, Jovocs, Rutterkin.

Lesser tanar'ri: Alu-Fiends, Cambions, Armanites, Maurezhi, Colchiln, Succubus, Incubus, Yochlol, Bar-lgura, Bulezau, Uridezu.

Greater tanar'ri: Nabassu, Chasme, Babaus, goristroi, Palrethee, Wastrilith, Arrow demons.

True tanar'ri: Vrocks, Jariliths, Kelvezu, Hezrou, Glabrezu, Alkiliths, Mariliths, Myrmixicuses, Sorrowsworn demons, Nalfeshnee, Balors.

Guardian tanar'ri: Molydeus, Klurichirs.

Additional Resources
D&D Glossary

Planescape Monstrous Compendium, Volume I and II
Planes of Chaos
Hellbound: The Blood War
Faces of Evil: The Fiends
Monster Manual I, II, III, and Fiend Folio (3e)
Manual of the Planes (3e)
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