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In demonology, Decarabia (also called Carabia) is a Great Marquis of Hell

Rank

According to The Lesser Key of Solomon, a Great Marquis of Hell, although he has no title in the hellish hierarchy given by Pseudomonarchia Daemonum. He has thirty legions of demons under his command.


Appearance

Decarabia is depicted as appearing as a pentagram star, changing into a man under the conjurer's request.


Powers

Decarabia knows the virtues of all herbs and precious stones, and can change into all birds and sing and fly like them before the conjurer.


Quotes

Decarabia or Carabia, he commeth like a * and knoweth the force of herbes and pretious stones, and maketh all birds flie before the exorcist, and to tarrie with him, as though they were tame, and that they shall drinke and sing, as their maner is, and hath thirtie legions. Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier

Decarabia seal

The Sixty-ninth Spirit is Decarabia. He appeareth in the Form of a Star in a Pentacle, at first; but after, at the command of the Exorcist, he putteth on the image of a Man. His Office is to discover the Virtues of Birds and Precious Stones, and to make the Similitude of all kinds of Birds to fly before the Exorcist, singing and drinking as natural Birds do. He governeth 30 Legions of Spirits, being himself a Great Marquis. And this is his Seal, which is to be worn, etc. Goetia - S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904)


Art/Fiction

  • In Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne, Decarabia is an orange pentagram-shaped demon, recruitable and fuzeable in the Cathedral of Shadows.
  • In the Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow, Decarabia is depicted as an amphibious wheel-like monster 'in the shape of a starfish'. It infrequently drops the edible item 'Boiled Starfish'.