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Abaddon Abaddon, the Lord of Avernus
The Font of Avernus is the source of a family's strength, a crack in primal stones from which vapors of prophetic power have issued for generations. Each newborn of the cavernous House Avernus is bathed in the black mist, and by this baptism they are given an innate connection to the mystic energies of the land. They grow up believing themselves fierce protectors of their lineal traditions, the customs of the realm--but what they really are protecting is the Font itself. And the motives of the mist are unclear.

When the infant Abaddon was bathed in the Font, they say something went awry. In the child's eyes there flared a light of comprehension that startled all present and set the sacerdotes to whispering. He was raised with every expectation of following the path all scions of Avernus took--to train in war, that in times of need he might lead the family's army in defense of the ancestral lands. But Abaddon was always one apart. Where others trained with weapons, he bent himself to meditation in the presence of the mist. He drank deep from the vapors that welled from the Font, learning to blend his spirit with the potency that flowed from far beneath the House; he became a creature of the black mist. There was bitterness within the House Avernus--elders and young alike accusing him of neglecting his responsibilities. But all such accusations stopped when Abaddon rode into battle, and they saw how the powers of the mist had given him mastery over life and death beyond those of any lord the House had ever known.

Associated with
Heroes Nyx Assassin minimap icon.png Nyx Assassin
Factions House Avernus
Places Font of Avernus
Gods Nyx
  • Abaddon possess at least one of the three blades of Avernus, the Mistbreaker.[1]
  • Due to his connection with the Font of Avernus, Abaddon is hated even by the immortal demons of hell.[2]
  • Abaddon appears to have an antagonistic relationship with Nyx. He claims to have defeated several of her emissaries in the past.[3] The Nyx Assassin also loathes Abaddon.[4]

Friendships and rivalries[edit]

Allies meeting Abaddon

  • Play Play r Legion Commander I like your mount.
  • Play Play Monkey King r Quick question Abaddon: when you say 'Lord of Avernus' is that by birth or by marriage?
  • Play Play Monkey King r Hey Abaddon, I know you got the mist thing down, but can you make clouds?
  • Play Winter Wyvern r Abaddon, your presence helps dispel the fog of war.

Enemies killing Abaddon

  • Play Underlord Lord of nothing!
  • Play Ember Spirit No life is eternal.
  • Play Play Legion Commander So much for the house of Avernus.
  • Play Mirana Sagan has been eyeing your mount all day.
  • Play Play Monkey King r I'm supposed to be scared of some mist? Please. I ride clouds for fun.
  • Play Play Monkey King r So Abaddon, does killing you make me Monkey King, Lord of Avernus, or just King of Avernus?
  • Play Nyx Assassin I despised you since the birth of my whole entire caste.
  • Play Spectre You ride no more.
  • Play Winter Wyvern He had a bad case of the vapors.
  • Play Wraith King Was that some sort of lord?


  • Play Oracle r Beware lest you drown in the font of Avernus.
  • Play Play Legion Commander I will tear you from your saddle!


  1. Mistbreaker description.
  2. Iceshard description.
  3. Abaddon response: Play Another emissary of Nyx, crushed.
  4. Nyx Assassin response: Play I despised you since the birth of my whole entire caste.