Roman cognate of Greek Thanatos.

AD&D 1E: One of the Demon Princes in the Monster Manual. Sphere of influence: Undead. Owner of the artifact called the Wand of Orcus.

audited 7/22/00 by ModernAngel

Orcus is more accurately the Roman version of Thanatos, death itself incarnate, whereas Pluto is the Latinized version of Pluton in Greek.

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