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Real Name
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Aliases
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The Red Scourge, King of demons, Walther Teufel, Amir al-Dima, Marcus Savage, Ludovico Capello

Identity
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Alignment
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Affiliation
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Himself, the Neyaphem

Relatives
Mystique (unofficial fiancée)
Marcus Skarr (son)
Nils Styger (son)
Kurt Wagner (son)
Mystique's unborn child (son/daughter)

Universe
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Base Of Operations
The Brimstone Dimension, Isla de los Demonios

Characteristics
Gender
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Eyes
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Yellow, with black sclera, any chosen color while transformed

Hair
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Black, any chosen color while transformed

Skin

Unusual Features
Azazel is a shapeshifter, but his natural form has long pointed ears, fang-like canines, three digits on each hand, long claw-like fingernails, elongated feet with three long toes, a spaded prehesile tail, and is covered in red fur.

Status
Citizenship
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Multiple with his various aliases, including Middle-Eastern, German, American and Italian

Marital Status
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Occupation
Would-be conqueror of Earth, warlord, army commander, Mafia boss

Education
Unknown

Origin
Origin
In the 20th century BC, Azazel ruled over Mesopotamia and tried to conquer the world with an army of demonic mutants, but he and his army were banished to the Brimstone dimension by the Cheyarafim. For centuries, Azazel would use his teleportation powers to briefly escape to Earth, to find a way to return permanently.

Place of Birth

First appearance

Unknown


History

Quote1 This man can do, has done, things. Things that would make people like Apocalypse run and hide. Quote2
-- Mystique

The exact details of Azazel's early life are unknown, as he has told different people three different backstories, all of which could be lies, but they all hold elements of receiving military training and his confirmed reign over Mesopotamia. As ruler of this ancient land, he gathered demonic mutants with his teleportation powers to create his elite army, the Neyaphem. With his army he planned to extend his empire with sights on world domination.

However, a clan of mutants called the Cheyarafim rose up with the oppressed humans against their tyrant. Knowing that there was no prison on Earth that could hold Azazel, he, as well as the Neyaphem, his human followers, and anything else affiliate with him, were cast into a hellish pocket dimension called the Brimstone dimension. Before the sentence was passed, Azazel swore that, no matter how long it would take, he would have his revenge. Inside their prison, the humans lost themselves, becoming Azazel's monstrous pets, the Firedancers.

The spell that separated the Brimstone dimension from Earth was meant to last until "the fall of the kingdom," which took place 500 years later, but the Neyaphem were still trapped. However, the barrier between the worlds began to weaken, and Azazel, with the use of his teleporting powers, managed to break through to Earth every few years. While there, Azazel would occupy a human's body. He usually would alter his host's appearance and physical capabilities with sorcery, but he could not use his mutant powers, as he was still a prisoner.

The warlord would spend the next four thousand years searching for a way to open a portal in which his army could escape the Brimstone Dimension. During these years, he sired Nils Styger and Marcus Skarr, though he paid little interest in them.

Azazel met Mystique in Cologne, Germany, when he was disguised as a magnate named Walther Teufel. Though Mystique had contempt for him at first, they quickly became intimate after Azazel revealed himself to be a fellow mutant. From very early into their relationship, Azazel was certain that he had found his soulmate and true love.


Powers and Abilities

Powers

Unlimited Teleportation
Superhuman strength and endurance
Generating bolts and streams of energy
Changing his physical appearance
Mentally influencing people and animals
Possible immortality

Abilities

Azazel is a master swordsman and sorcerer.

Strength level

Azazel's strength is significantly above average for his physical age and size

Weaknesses

None known.


Paraphernalia

Equipment: None known.
Transportation: None known.
Weapons: Ifrit, a scimitar sword


Notes

Azazel was intended to be voiced by Ron Perlman.


Trivia

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