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In demonology, Leraje is a Great Marquis of Hell.

Other spellings: Leraie, Leraikha, Leraye, Loray, Oray.


Rank

Leraje is a mighty Great Marquis of Hell has thirty legions of demons under his power.


Appearance

Leraje is depicted as a gallant and handsome archer clad in green, carrying a bow and quiver.


Powers

Leraje causes great battles and disputes, and makes gangrene wounds caused by arrows. Some authors say this demon belongs to the zodiacal sign of Sagittarius.


Quotes

Leraie [Loray], alias Oray, a great marquesse, shewing himselfe in the likenesse of a galant [handsome] archer, carrieng a bowe and a quiver, he is author of all battels, he dooth putrifie all such wounds as are made with arrowes by archers, Quos optimos objicit tribus diebus, [who best drives away mobs from the days (?)] and he hath regiment over thirtie legions. Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583)

Leraje seal

The Fourteenth Spirit is called Leraje (or Leraie). He is a Marquis Great in Power, showing himself in the likeness of an Archer clad in Green, and carrying a Bow and Quiver. He causeth all great Battles and Contests; and maketh wounds to putrefy that are made with Arrows by Archers. This belongeth unto Sagittary. He governeth 30 Legions of Spirits, and this is his Seal, etc. Goetia - S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904)


Art/Fiction

Leraje appears in Castlevania's Portrait of Ruin as a minor enemy named "Lerajie", and is one of the game's more popular enemies. He appears as a green-skinned, dark haired hunter clad in purple garb and armed with a laser-sighting rifle that fires ricocheting bullets. His phrase is "I see you!" and he fires her rifle.