Favorite immortal/outsider

Again with the 3rd/4th edition taxonomies.  I think “outsiders” are just from planes other than the prime material plane (elementals, demons & devils, ethereal creatures, that sort of thing) and I assume that an immortal would be a god or demigod.  Or a “godling” — I remember seeing godlings referred to in the boardgame “Swordquest” (which I still have somewhere) and other late 70s/early 80s gaming stuff.  I’m not sure if the little brown books mentioned godlings or not but it seems like the vague sort of term you’d see there.  On the other hand we already got asked about deities so maybe immortals are a type of extraplanar creature?

This makes it a very tough question — so many cool monsters are outsiders.  I like Efreeti a lot.  efreet1The fact that they can grant wishes makes them so much more complicated than regular demons.  Maybe you can make a deal…

As far as demons and devils go, I pretty much like them all.  I’ve become kind of partial to imps because they are small and not that hard to kill, but can cause all kinds of trouble with their invisibility and poison sting.  An imp stole the party’s Cube of Force (which I should have never given to them, random rolls be damned) and has become a bit of a recurrent villain, at least in the sense that the party would love to find him again and came close once.  Another encounter with imps cost the party their wizard.

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