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A proto-demon is the name given by scholars to creatures that have yet to become fully fledged demons, even though these creatures may live in the Abyss and serve demon lords. Examples of proto-demons would include baregaras, bebilith and xacarbas.[1]


  1. Jesse Benner et al. (2011). Bestiary 3 (First Edition), p. 34. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-378-1