|Amon with his winter wolf, as depicted in the Monster Manual II (1983).|
|Home Plane||Nine Hells|
|Power Level||Duke of Hell|
Amon, also known as Amon the Wolf, is a deposed Duke of Hell.
This fiend has a nine feet tall, humanlike body and the head of a wolf. He carries a gigantic mace with the iron face of a wolf at the end of its shaft. Amon is always accompanied by his winter wolf companion, Soulfang. [APiH, 35]
Amon is the late arch-Duke Geryon's former lieutenant, once in command of 40 companies of osyluths.
After the Reckoning of Hell, Geryon was unique among the Lords of the Nine in that he was neither banished nor was he given a new deal to rule over his former domain. Rather, he was ignored entirely and allowed to fade into ignominity in the wilds of Stygia, which he had once ruled. [A Paladin in Hell, 28]
Geryon's servants were forced to fight for dominance in the Stygian city of Tantlin, which ended with Amon being driven into exile. [Fiendish Codex II, page 55] A Paladin in Hell notes (page 35) that of those followers who remained loyal to Geryon, only Amon and Cozbi survived the initial battle with Levistus's troops and subsequent fights in the Stygian wilds.
However, Faces of Evil (page 31) noted that Levistus, the new lord of Stygia, "has gained the service of the duke known as Amon the Wolf. The lord relies on the Wolf's keen nose and insight to sniff out the schemes of his enemies."
However, in A Paladin in Hell (pages 34-35), Amon had come to serve his old master Geryon, dwelling within Geryon's new stronghold, Citadel Coldsteel in Stygia.
After Geryon's destruction, Fiendish Codex II notes that Amon has come to live in exile in Avernus [page 36].
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