is a Great King and President of Hell
, commanding over thirty-three legions of demons
. He 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
that are made with that metal (i.e., gold into a gold coin, copper into a copper coin, etc.).
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.
Alternative spelling: Zagam.
- In the 2006 Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game supplement Tome of Magic: Pact, Shadow, and True Name Magic, Zagan appears as a "vestige" with whom characters can make a pact in return for power.
- The game Golden Sun for Game Boy Advance, Zagan appears as a goat-bodied summon monster.