A demon lord (a.k.a. demonlord or daemonlord) is a term used to describe powerful demons. The term is usually coined to the leaders of the Burning Legion.[1] (RotH 81)


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It is hard to classify a "demon lord", but the following individuals should be considered based on power level and rank in comparison to other demons. It should be stressed that the title has only definitively been used in reference to Sargeras, Archimonde, Kil'jaeden, Mannoroth, and Kazzak.

Name Title Role Race
Sargeras "The Destroyer", "the Fallen", "the Dark Titan", "the Great Enemy of all life", "the Ravager of Worlds", "the great dark god of the Nameless Void", "the Lord of the Legion", "the Daemonlord"[2] (W2Man 31, 33, 35, 39, 66, 69), "demon lord"[3] (LoM 69) [4] (LG 248) Creator of the Burning Legion Titan
Kil'jaeden "The Deceiver", "the demonlord"[5] (S&L 39, 151) [6] (LotC 12) Supreme commander of the Burning Legion, demon lord[1] (RotH 81) [7] (APG 136) [8] (HPG 169) Man'ari Eredar
Archimonde "The Defiler", "the great demon lord"[3] (LoM 17), "the demon lord"[7] (APG 162) Field commander of the Burning Legion, demon lord[1] (RotH 81) Man'ari eredar
Azgalor Current leader of the Annihilan Annihilan
Magtheridon "Lord of Outland" Former commander of the demons in Outland Annihilan
Mannoroth "The Destructor", "The Demon King", "the demon lord"[3] (LoM 42) General of Legion armies. Greatest of the Annihilan Annihilan
Tichondrius "The Darkener" Commander of The Scourge. Greatest of the Nathrezim Nathrezim
Mephistroth Current lord of the Nathrezim (presumed) Nathrezim
Kazzak the Supreme "The Doom Lord", "Kil'jaedens Right Hand", "the demon Lord"[9] (MG 5, 166) Lieutenant of Archimonde. Current leader of the Legion armies in Outland Ered'ruin

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