Who is Lilith in Diablo 4? Lore & story details

Joseph Pascoulis
Diablo 4 LilithBlizzard

Wondering who Diablo 4’s Lilith is? Here’s our complete guide on the villain, including her role and link to the overarching story.

Diablo 4 is the exciting sequel to the third entry that came out over a decade ago. While there will be many familiar players returning to the series, there will also be a lot of newcomers, all wanting to learn about the game and its story.

The hack-and-slash looter is one of Blizzard’s most popular franchises, and Diablo 4 is set to be one of 2023’s biggest game releases. With that said, many may be wondering who the character on all of Diablo 4’s key and cover art is.

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While long-time fans may be familiar with the story and lore of the game, perhaps even recognizing Lilith, many will not be clued up. So, for those wondering who Lilith is in Diablo 4, here’s our complete guide.

Who is Diablo 4’s main villain, Lilith?

Lilith is the main antagonist in Diablo 4, and she is responsible for the creation of humanity through her love affair with Inarius. Lilith is the daughter of Mephisto, the Lord of Hatred, and Inarius is a former Archangel, so their relationship is a bond of both a demoness and an angel.

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Both Lilith and Inarius created the Sanctuary, which is a realm between the Burning Hells and High Heavens that’s safe from the endless war between the two. Together they created humanity and the Nephalem, who are essentially the first of their offspring.

Lilith in Diablo 4Blizzard Entertainment
Lilith is Diablo 4’s main antagonist.

As the Nephalem grew stronger, both the forces of the High Heavens and Burning Hells saw them as a threat and so they invaded Sanctuary and killed many of them. After this, Lilith became enraged and set on conquering and destroying both Heaven and Hell.

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Diablo 4‘s story sees Lilith’s return after being banished to the void by Inarius, as she attempts to regain Sanctuary and start a new army. The player’s mission is to follow her across Sanctuary.

Well, there you have it, that’s all you need to know about who Lilith is in Diablo 4. For more guides, check out some of our others below:

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After graduating from the University of Southampton, Joseph joined CharlieIntel as a Games Writer after a short stint of freelance journalism. He enjoys most genres of games and will play anything that sparks his interest, but his expertise lies within the FPS category. If Joey isn't writing about games, then he's most likely playing them. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]