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Real Name: Azazel
Nicknames: No known nicknames
Former Aliases: No known former aliases
Other Current Aliases: No other known current aliases



Occupation: Deposed prince of Hell
Legal Status: Imprisoned
Identity: None
Marital Status: Single
Group Affiliation: The Triumvrate of Hell
Base of Operations: Hell


Place of Birth: The Silver City
First Appearance: Sandman 4 (Volume 2, 1989)


Azazel was an angel who was condemned to Hell along with the rest of Lucifer Morningstar‘s rebel army. Eventually he rose in the ranks to become one of the three princes of Hell, along with Lucifer, and Beelzebub. Recently Lucifer emptied and closed Hell and delivered the Key to Dream of the Endless. Azazel tried to barter with Dream by offering to exchange the soul of Dream‘s jilted lover for the Key. Dream battled and imprisoned Azazel in a small jar, which he keeps in a chest alongside other keepsakes.


Height: various
Weight: various
Eyes: red
Skin: black smoke
Unusual Features: has no feet or legs, hovers


Known Powers: Can consume and destroy souls.
Strength Level: Inapplicable.


  • Name means “God Strengthens” in Hebrew

Recommended Readings

  • The Sandman Companion, Hy Bender, ISBN: 1-56389-644-3

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  • The Sandman Companion, Hy Bender, ISBN: 1-56389-644-3
  • Theophory in the Bible-Wikipedia

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