Demons are a species of malevolent supernatural beings introduced in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Demons are evil spirits which originate from Hell, who seek to corrupt, torment and even possess human beings, and in general to wreck chaos and destruction on earth.


Demons originate from Hell. The exact origins of demons is unknown, but is believed that they have existed for many centuries.

Powers and Abilities

  • Spell Casting: The power to change and control events through the use of incantations.
    • Shapeshifting: The power to assume one's appearance.
    • Scrying: The power to spy on another person using a reflective surface.
    • Summoning: The power to summon other beings from one location to another.
  • Demonic Possession: The power to take over another person's body.
  • Telekinesis: The power to move and control objects and people with the mind.
  • Poppet Puppetry: The power to control non-sentient beings and physical events through the use of poppets.
  • Dream Walking: The power to enter another person's dream.
  • Dream Manipulation: The power to manipulate another person's dream.
  • Levitation: The power to propel oneself in the air and hover.
  • Pyrokinesis: The power to generate, control, and manipulate fire. This is inclusive of hellfire.
    • Hellfire Summoning: The power to summon hellfire from the pit of Hell.


  • Exorcisms: Certain demons can be exorcised from their possessed host bodies.
  • Witchcraft: Demons are susceptible to the powers of witchcraft. Notably, demons can be sealed away or bound to prevent them from harming others, usually within physical boundaries with spells or objects, such as with a trapping stone.

Spells and Rituals

  • Shapeshifting Spell: A spell that allows a demon to take on the appearance of another individual.
    • Incantation: Dominus patior respice ad mea ego creo faciem.
    • Requirements: The spell is recited while making contact with the blood of the demon's victim.
    • Used by: Madame Satan performed this spell to assume Mary Wardwell's appearance after murdering her in order to get closer to Sabrina Spellman to do the Dark Lord's bidding.[1]
  • Scrying Spell: A spell that allows a demon to spy on their target via the use of mirrors.
    • Incantation: Unknown
    • Requirements: Mirror, saliva
    • Used by: Madame Satan cast this spell using mirrors in Spellman Mortuary so that she could spy on Sabrina's activities. To enact the spell, Madame Satan coated her finger in saliva and created a circle upon the mirror.[2]
  • Dream Walking Spell: A spell that allows a demon to walk into the dreams of others.
    • Incantation: Unknown
    • Requirements: Gin, self induced sleep, clear intent
    • Used by: Madame Satan used this spell to enter the dreams of the Spellmans to look for Sabrina.[3]
  • Greendale Thirteen Summoning Spell: A spell to summon the spirits of the Greendale Thirteen
    • Incantation: I call out to the Greendale Thirteen! To the witches hunted by mortals! Betrayed by their own kind. Hung from this tree by their necks. Arise, Sisters. Arise.
    • Requirements: Virgin, the witch hour
    • Used by: Madame Satan performed this spell by first sacrificing a virgin Baxter High student and called forth the spirits of the Greendale Thirteen. She then instructed them that, for one hour from midnight to one, they would be able to walk the earth again and claim their revenge on the inhabitants of Greendale and to summon the butcher that would end the town.[4]
  • Yule Log Extinguishing Spell: A spell to extinguish the Yule Log.
    • Incantation: Warden of the longest night, fey things fear the Yule fire's light. But Yule flame dead then portal's laid bare now darkness comes to trick and to tear.
    • Requirements: Water
    • Used by: Madame Satan performed this spell to extinguish the Yule log in Spellman Mortuary.[5]

Notable Demons


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  • All demons are allegedly descended from Madame Satan.
  • According to Zelda, demons can prey on the fears and shames of others.
  • According to one of the witches belonging to the Greendale Thirteen, demons are able to summon hellfire.
  • According to Zelda Spellman, demons are very powerful during the Winter Solstice.



Season 1 Screencaps

Season 2 Screencaps


  1. Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto (writer) & Krieger, Lee Toland (director) (October 26, 2018). "Chapter One: October Country". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Season 1. Episode 1. Netflix.
  2. Donna, Thorland (writer) & Seidenglanz, Rob (director) (October 26, 2018). "Chapter Four: Witch Academy". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Season 1. Episode 4. Netflix.
  3. Barry, Matthew (writer) & Kiley, Maggie (director) (October 26, 2018). "Chapter Five: Dreams in a Witch House". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Season 1. Episode 5. Netflix.
  4. Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto & Maxwell, Ross (writers) & Seidenglanz, Rob (director) (October 26, 2018). "Chapter Ten: The Witching Hour". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Season 1. Episode 10. Netflix.
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