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In demonology, Focalor (also Forcalor or Furcalor) is a powerful Great Duke of Hell.


Etymology

One of the three archdemons Lucifuge Rofocales second name is a anagram of Focalor, implying an intellectual relationship.


Appearance

Focalor appears in the form of a man with a griffins wings, kills men, drowns them, and overthrows warships.


Powers

Focalor has power over wind and sea, and had hoped to return to heaven after one thousand years, but he was deceived in his hope.but if commanded by the conjurer he will not harm any man or thing.


Rank

Focalor is a powerful Great Duke of Hell, commanding three or thirty legions of spirits (the number of legions differs among authors). Focalor is mentioned in The Lesser Key of Solomon as the forty-first of the 72 goetic demons.


Quotes

Focalor is a great duke comming foorth as a man, with wings like a griphen, he killeth men, and drowneth them in the waters, and overturneth ships of warre, commanding and ruling both winds and seas. And let the conjuror note, that if he bid him hurt no man, he willinglie consenteth thereto: he hopeth after 1000. yeares to returne to the seventh throne, but he is deceived, he hath three legions. Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583)

Focalor's seal

The Forty-first Spirit is Focalor, or Forcalor, or Furcalor. He is a Mighty Duke and Strong. He appeareth in the Form of a Man with Gryphon's Wings. His office is to slay Men, and to drown them in the Waters, and to overthrow Ships of War, for he hath Power over both Winds and Seas; but he will not hurt any man or thing if he be commanded to the contrary by the Exorcist. He also hath hopes to return to the Seventh Throne after 1,000 years. He governeth 30 Legions of Spirits, and his Seal is this, etc. Goetia - S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904)