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"Down there, they twist a man's soul until he's no longer human."
John Constantine[src]

Hell, also known as the Underworld[1] and Sheol,[2] is an inter-dimensional location where demons, fallen angels, and the souls of damned humans reside. The souls that died are sent there to be tortured by the other demons for the rest of eternity. Furcifer implies that some souls who are sent to Hell can become demons as well. Certain parts of Hell are extremely hot, according to John Constantine.[3] It is ruled by the Triumvirate of Hell, but nearly fell under Neron's rule in 2019.

After Neron's death, Astra releases the Encores and plots secretly against the Triumvirate of Hell to become the new queen of Hell.

History

Pathway to Hell

Pathway to Hell, opened by the Devil's Acetate

After Astra Logue was possessed by a demon, John Constantine attempted to summon a greater demon, Nergal, to expel the lesser demon out of her. However, Nergal dragged her away, damning her to Hell.[4]

When John Constantine turned the Devil's acetate dark magic upon itself and banished it back to Hell, a great red-lit pathway downwards into the ground was left in wake of the acetate's "falling" into Hell.[5]

John Constantine was somehow sent to Hell, sometime between late 2015 and early 2016.[6] He finally got out around May 2016.

On Earth-19, specifically, the world Breacher hails from, Hell is primarily called "Sheol".[2]

In 2018, John Constantine and the Legends began utilizing a spell that sent magical creatures they encountered to Hell. These beings were formerly kept in an extra-dimensional prison alongside the demon Mallus. Notable beings that the Legends have encountered and sent to Hell include Unicorns and Tabitha. When Astra Logue began resurrecting some of history's most notorious villains, Constantine began traveling to and from Hell at will by in some way by ingesting blood or other essences from the so-called "Encores" the Legends captured.

Lists

Residents

Former residents

Appearances

Constantine


Arrow

Season 4

Season 6

Season 7

Season 8


The Flash

Season 4

Season 5

Season 6

Vixen

Season 2

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Season 3

Season 4

Season 5


Supergirl

Season 5

Black Lightning

Season 2

Batwoman

Season 1

Trivia

  • Hell does have time, but it flows differently than on Earth.
    • Despite Constantine entering through a portal in the Dark Ages, he ended up in "the present day" (the same day Neron was attempting to take over hell).

Behind the scenes

  • Scenes presumably happening in Hell are used in the intro for Constantine.
  • Since Lucifer was revealed to take place on Earth-666 in the shared multiverse, each Earth likely has its own Hell. However, it is also possible that each Earth has a different section of Hell.
    • Though converstaions in Lucifer imply that this is not true; Amendiel and Dromos made it clear that only an angel can rule Hell, and that there is only one ruler for Hell on Earth-666.

References


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