Pit Fiend and Pit Lord

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Inferno creatures
Level 1
Imp Imp
Familiar Familiar
Level 2
Gog Gog
Magog Magog
Level 3
Hell Hound Hell Hound
Cerberus Cerberus
Level 4
Demon Demon
Horned Demon Horned Demon
Level 5
Pit Fiend Pit Fiend
Pit Lord Pit Lord
Level 6
Efreet Efreet
Efreet Sultan Efreet Sultan
Level 7
Devil Devil
Arch Devil Arch Devil
Other towns
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Stronghold creatures Fortress creatures Conflux#Creatures
Statistics
Pit Fiend
Creature Pit Fiend.gif
 Cost per troop 
Resource Gold 20x18.gif
500

Attack 13
Defense 13
Damage 13–17
Health 45
Speed 6
Movement Ground
Size 1
Growth 3
Pit Lord
Creature Pit Lord.gif
 Cost per troop 
Resource Gold 20x18.gif
700

Attack 13
Defense 13
Damage 13–17
Health 45
Speed 7
Movement Ground
Size 1
Growth 3
 Special abilities:
Summon demons

Pit fiends and pit lords are level 5 creatures of inferno town. They are recruited from the hell hole.

Pit fiends and pit lords attack with tormenting whip blows. Once per combat, pit lords are able to resurrect dead allied troops as demons in place of another action. The number raised cannot be higher than the number of pit lords performing the resurrection and the entire stack must be dead.

Special ability[edit]

While pit fiends do not have any special abilities, pit lords are able to summon demons by resurrecting dead creature stacks. Each pit lord can summon up to 50 health points worth of demons. Because demons have 35 hit points, this basically means that 7 pit lords can summon exactly 10 demons. However, total health of demons summoned this way can not exceed the total health of the dead stack nor can the number of demons exceed the number of creatures in the dead stack. In other words, the dead stack must have had at least 35 hit points in order for summoning to work. A stack of one pikeman cannot be resurrected while stack of four will summon one demon.

It should be noted that non-living cannot be converted to demons. Additionally, health increasing artifacts (Ring of Life, Ring of Vitality, Vial of Lifeblood and Elixir of Life) are counted in the calculations dead creature stack's total health.

Demon herding[edit]

Demon herding is a tactic that can be used for Inferno. The basic idea is, that the player deliberately sacrifices imps and gogs in combat in order to summon them back as demons. This is based to the fact that imps and gogs have lower attack to defense ratings than demons, and therefore their hit points are more valuable. You can also herd demons from cheap low level troops from other town types. Additionally, cloning hero's pit lords will grant and extra number of demon summonings. By using the Clone spell or having multiple Pit Lord stacks, it is possible to resurrect the same Demon stack several times during a single battle.

Calculation[edit]

The count of resurrected is determined by: min(min([dead_count]*[dead_single_health], [pit_lord_count]*50)/35, [dead_count])

In order to use full potential of resurrection, [dead_single_health] shouldn't exceed the health of demon (35). If the stack consisted from imps, optimal count of units is 12.5 times count of pit lords; if the stack contained gogs, optimal count of creatures is ~3.8 times count of pit lords (provided no health increasing artifact is in place).