The Demon-spawn-icon Demon Spawn is a Creature type in Dungeon Keeper.


Demon Spawn are scaly, squat creatures who are good fighters despite their size. They enjoy training and will become level 4 Dragons once they have trained past level 10.

-- Dungeon Keeper Manual

General InformationEdit

The Demon Spawn is one of the best melee fighters in the beginning of the game. They are enthusiastic trainers, are cheap to train, and level up quickly. For such cheap creatures to train and maintain, they are very durable, and dole out good damage thanks to their useful spells and faster than average attacking speed. In addition, they are immune to lava, giving them a tactical edge in lava levels. From Moonbrush Wood onwards in the vanilla version of Dungeon Keeper, level 10 Demon Spawns can continue to train, transforming into level 4 Dragon-icon Dragons. On the other hand, Demon Spawns aren't particularly good at research or manufacturing (although they can engage in both), and hate Hound-icon Hounds. They get angry after a while if they don´t have the possibility to train, so it is wise to employ them with tasks to do.

In Possession Icon Small Possession mode the view is distorted like a fish-eye.

Sacrifice RecipesEdit

Beneficial Sacrifices
Creature Creature Creature Result
1 Demon-spawn-icon Demon Spawn 1 Fly-icon Fly -- Casts Flight icon small Flight on your creatures FX
2 Orc-icon Orcs 1 Demon-spawn-icon Demon Spawn -- Bile-demon-icon Bile Demon FX
1 Troll-icon Troll 1 Beetle-icon Beetle -- Demon-spawn-icon Demon Spawn FX
1 Demon-spawn-icon Demon Spawn 1 Beetle-icon Beetle -- Hound-icon Hound FX
1 Demon-spawn-icon Demon Spawn 1 Spider-icon Spider -- Troll-icon Troll FX
Harmful Sacrifices
Creature Creature Creature Result
1 Vampire-icon Vampire 1 Demon-spawn-icon Demon Spawn -- Casts Slow icon small Slow on your creatures FX


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