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Archduchess of Avernus
Zariel MTG.webp
Level 26
Creature Race Icon.png  Race Archdevil
Creature Type Icon.png  Type Fiend
Character information
Location Avernus

Zariel is the archdevil ruler of Avernus[1], the first layer of the Nine Hells. Tieflings of her bloodline, the Zariel Tieflings, are empowered with martial strength and can channel searing flames.

Karlach was one of Zariel's prized soldiers.

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Zariel is a fallen angel. When she was still a Celestial, she was tasked with monitoring the Blood War. She took it upon herself to take action, and led an unsuccessful invasion of Avernus. She was defeated.[2]

She is credited with kiling a horde of Yeenoghu's Gnolls.[3]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Zariel is the main antagonist of the game's prequel D&D adventure Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus. The adventure takes place a short time prior to the beginning of Baldur's Gate 3.
  • A loading screen tooltip says "Avernus, the first layer of the Nine Hells, is ruled by Zariel - a fallen angel turned archdevil."

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