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The power to use the abilities of cambions. Variation of Mythic Physiology and Hybrid Physiology. Demonic counterpart of Nephilim Physiology.

Also Called

  • Half-Demon Physiology


User with this ability either is or can transform into a Cambion: a being (most commonly one of the first generation) with human and demonic ancestry. As partially mortal they are more bound to their form than their non-mortal parent, but their personalities and minds are far less defined by their spiritual aspect. In some forms of media, Cambions are shown to be equal or higher in power than full demons, this is generally explained with the claim that the human soul enhances the spiritual/divine power gained from their "parent".

Combination of mortal and physical with immortal and immaterial is highly unpredictable, and someone with heritage from both sides can lean on either side of their ancestry. Thus cambions can be divided into three broad groups:

Near-Mortal cambions favor their mortal parents or are more distant descendants. They are mostly similar to their mortal kind in both mind and body, but with some additional abilities and instincts. Outwardly there are few or no indication that the individual is anything but normal.

Balanced cambions are balanced between their heritages, if sometimes rather precariously, and have both free will and good amount of power. There are likely number of definite traits and instincts that draw them toward their inhuman side. Physically they tend to have at least few indications about their non-mortal parentage, but the amount varies greatly between individuals.

Near-Demonic cambions favor their immortal parentage or have only minor amount of mortal blood. Physically and mentally they are close to their immortal parentage, although able to resist their instinctual traits better than their parent.





Common Powers

Following powers are among the most common ones cambion may have:




Known Users

Video Game

  • Dante (Devil May Cry)
  • Vergil (Devil May Cry)
  • Nero (Devil May Cry)
  • Leah (Diablo)
  • Eddie Riggs (Brütal Legend)


  • Asuha Tohara (Lotte no Omocha)
  • Inuyasha (InuYasha)
  • Yusuke Urameshi (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Half-Demons (Inuyasha)
  • Vali Lucifer (High School DxD)
  • Rin Okamura (Blue Exorcist)
  • Yukio Okamura (Blue Exorcist)


  • Daimon Hellstrom (Marvel)
  • Satana Hellstrom (Marvel)
  • Raven (DC Comics)


  • Caliban (William Shakespeare's The Tempest)
  • Merlin (Arthurian Legends)
  • Merlin Satanspawn (Nightside series)
  • Downworlders (Shadowhunter Chronicles)


  • Jesse Turner (Supernatural)
  • Billy Blim (Angel)
  • Connor (Angel)
  • Allen Francis Doyle (Angel)
  • Cole Turner (Charmed)
  • Kevin Casey aka Sirk (Charmed)
  • Manticore Baby (Charmed)
  • Angela (Ika-13 Kapitulo - Movie)
  • Hellboy (Hellboy)
  • Cordelia Chase (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Jared Kincaid (The Dresden Files)
  • Lucius Glau (The Dresden Files)


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