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The Demon King

The Demon King is the physical manifestation of The Demon Sword of Boundless Hunger - a demon created at the Dawn of Time, whose goal is to consume the power of all five Godswords.

To merge with a host, the Demon Sword of Boundless Hunger presents them with a pact - eat the flesh of the sword, and it will merge with the person.

The Demon Sword first escaped from the Underground Caverns of the Goblins by convincing a goblin to consume it, becoming the Demon King (Goblin Form).

The Demon King (Goblin Form) fought the Travel Goblin, who was living among the goblins and was meant to be watching over the demon sword. After their battle, the Demon King fled from the caverns and out in to the Enchanted Forest above.

The Demon King (Goblin Form) appeared in Hiltshire and watched the first round of the XXVth Annual Swor'nament, on the lookout for the Godswords. After Ōdachi and Dagger the Gnome fought, The Demon King ambushed Ōdachi in the arena sidelines and consumed his Godsword, Argok's Edge. He left Ōdachi injured.

The night after the first round of the Swor'nament, The Demon King infiltrated the Hiltshire throne room, to claim the second Godsword, Baltad's Blade, from King Hilton. The two fought and The Demon King managed to consume some of the sword, before being interrupted by Smith the Blacksmith. Smith took the remainder of Baltad's Blade, as well as another Godsword, and fled.

After the battle, the goblin body of the Demon King was too weak to sustain him and the power of two consumed godswords, so it exploded. The Demon Sword convinced Prince Parry, King Hilton's son, to form a new pact so they could reign as King of Hiltshire together.

In the second round of the Swor'nament, The Demon King (Parry Form) was confronted by Joyeuse and Ōdachi. The Demon King absorbed Joyeuse's Godsword, Bograk's Hook during the battle and became unstable once more, destroying the host and returning to sword form.

Mere stabbed the Demon Sword with Chad the Bastard Sword, who was being possessed with the spirit of Xiphos the Barbarian King, which caused the Demon Sword to end up with Xiphos' soul inside him. He used this as bait, getting Xiphos' zombie body to form a pact, becoming a hulkingly huge Demon King (King Form). Xiphos' the Barbarian's body was well adjusted to housing so much divine energy and remained stable while the Demon King fought the others.

After summoning an army of demons and escaping Hiltshire, the Demon King tracked down Smith the Blacksmith in the Badlands and consumed the fourth Godsword, Kargob's Fang.

Aware of another Demon Sword claiming possession of the fifth and final Godsword, the Demon King travelled to the Worselands and stole a dungeon lair that previously belonged to the Dungeon Master Master. There he planned to bide his time and build up an army to attack his brother, The Demon Sword of Relentless Omens.

Joyeuse arrived at the Demon Kings new lair and stabbed him in the chest with the Boredsword, in revenge for the deaths of her father and brother, incapacitating the Demon King and making him too lethargic to do anything useful.

Stabbins the Fawn arrived at a later point and became the Demon King (Bored Form)'s friend.

A year after the XXVth Annual Swor'nament, the Bread Knight arrived to battle the Demon King. After regaling him with stories of his adventures, the Boredsword's curse was overpowered and the Demon King became ready to fight again.

Harpe arrived in the middle of the battle, hoping to free her father Xiphos' from the Demon Kings influence. She unwittingly bought with her the final Godsword, Greg's Vane. After the Demon King ate half of the sword, he had enough power from each of the five Godswords to transform in to the Demon King (God Form).

Bread Knight, Harpe, Sickle and the Travel Goblin are now battling the Demon King (God Form) for the fate of the world; while the spirit of Xiphos' watches on from inside the Demon King's body.

See also:

demon of boundless hunger goblins prince parry hilton xiphos

The Demon King appears on 41 Pages:

IV - Boredsword 08 Mar 2018 XVII - Demon King 21 Mar 2018 LXXXI - Not Your Brother 26 Jun 2018 LXXXVI - Final Competitors 30 Jun 2018 C - Round One 04 Aug 2018 CXV - Rescue Party? 08 Sep 2018 CXXVIII - Here for My Sword 14 Oct 2018 CXXIX - Dying Wishes 14 Oct 2018 CXXX - Good Boy 14 Oct 2018 CXXXIV - Out of hit points 21 Oct 2018 CXLII - Hail to the King 04 Nov 2018 CL - Round Two 22 Nov 2018 CLXXIII - Exposition 05 Jan 2019 CLXXIV - Hungry Hungry Demons 06 Jan 2019 CLXXV - Crossing of Destinies 07 Jan 2019 CLXXXI - Ahead of the game 22 Jan 2019 CXC - Demon King Origins 09 Feb 2019 CC - One Year Anniversary 04 Mar 2019 CCXL - The Boredsword is Defeated 09 Jun 2019 CCXLI - The Red Armor 09 Jun 2019 CCL - Turning Of The Tide 07 Jul 2019 CCC - 300 30 Sep 2019 CCCLII - Gods and Kings and Demons and Knights 27 Dec 2019 CCCLXXXV - Two Year Anniversary 04 Mar 2020 CDXXXIV - Demo(n)lition Crew 08 Aug 2020 CDL - Just a Sprout After All 08 Oct 2020 CDLXXVI - We're Not Alone 28 Dec 2020 CDLXXVII - We're Not Alone - Part II 31 Dec 2020 CDLXXXII - The Sword Who Would Be King 23 Jan 2021 CDLXXXIII - The Champions Gathered 25 Jan 2021 CDLXXXIV - A Champion Unfolded 30 Jan 2021 CDLXXXIX - Ivory Tower 17 Feb 2021 CDXC - The Horse He Rode In On 20 Feb 2021 CDXCII - Hat Trick 26 Feb 2021 CDXCIV - Plans laid bare 04 Mar 2021 CDXCVI - The Winds of Change 29 Mar 2021 CDXCVII - All the King's Men 04 Apr 2021 CDXCVIII - Third Wheel War 11 Apr 2021 CDXCIX - Three Eyes Shut 30 Apr 2021 DCCXXXIII ~ Betwixt Realms 13 Jun 2023 DCCLXXIII ~ The Demon Sword Chronicles ~ III 07 Oct 2023
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