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In demonology, Botis or Otis is a Great President and Earl of Hell.

Rank

Botis is a Great President and Earl of Hell, commanding sixty legions of demons.


Appearance

Botis is depicted as an ugly viper, but when he changes shape, he puts himself in human shape, with big teeth and two horns. When in human shape he carries a sharp and bright sword in his hand.


Powers

Botis tells of all things past and future, and reconciles friends and foes.


Quotes

Botis, otherwise Otis, a great president and an earle he commeth foorth in the shape of an ouglie [lit. 'worst'] viper, and if he put on humane shape, he sheweth great teeth, and two hornes, carrieng a sharpe sword in his hand: he giveth answers of things present, past, and to come, and reconcileth friends, and foes, ruling sixtie legions. Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583)

Botis seal

The Seventeenth Spirit is Botis, a Great President, and an Earl. He appeareth at the first show in the form of an ugly Viper, then at the command of the Magician he putteth on a Human shape with Great Teeth, and two Horns, carrying a bright and sharp Sword in his hand. He telleth all things Past, and to Come, and reconcileth Friends and Foes. He ruleth over 60 Legions of Spirits, and this is his Seal, etc. Goetia - S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904)