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In demonology, Zagan is a Great King and President of Hell.

Rank

Zagan is a Great King and President of Hell who commands over thirty-three legions of demons.


Powers

Zagan makes men witty; he can also turn wine into water, water into wine, and blood into wine (according to Pseudomonarchia Daemonum blood into oil, oil into blood, and a fool into a wise man). Other of his powers is that of turning metals into coins that are made with that metal (i.e., gold into a gold coin, copper into a copper coin, etc.).


Appearance

Zagan is depicted as a griffin-winged bull that turns into a man after a while. Other authors portray him as a bull-headed man with the wings of a griffin.


Quotes

Zagan is a great king and a president, he commeth abroad like a bull, with griphens wings, but when he taketh humane shape, he maketh men wittie, he turneth all mettals into the coine of that dominion, and turneth water into wine, and wine into water, he also turneth bloud into wine, & wine into bloud, & a foole into a wise man, he is head of thirtie and three legions. Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583)

Zagan seal

The Sixty-first Spirit is Zagan. He is a Great King and President, appearing at first in the Form of a Bull with Gryphon's Wings; but after a while he putteth on Human Shape. He maketh Men Witty. He can turn Wine into Water, and Blood into Wine, also Water into Wine. He can turn all Metals into Coin of the Dominion that Metal is of. He can even make Fools wise. He governeth 33 Legions of Spirits, and his Seal is this, etc. Goetia - S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904)


Art/Fiction

In videogame Golden Sun: The Lost Ages, Zagan can be summoned by the player, and he smashes quickly the enemy with a giant and powerful hammer.