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489px-Brooklyn Museum - Arghan Div Brings the Chest of Armor to Hamza

An Ifrit named Arghan Div brings the chest of armor to Hamza.

Ifrit—also spelled, efreet, ifreet, afreet, afrite, and afrit-are supernatural creatures in Arabic and Islamic cultures. They are in a class of infernal Jinn noted for their strength and cunning. An ifrit is an enormous winged creature of fire, either male or female, who lives underground and frequents ruins. Ifrits live in a society structured along ancient Arab tribal lines, complete with kings, tribes, and clans. They generally marry one another, but they can also marry humans. While ordinary weapons and forces have no power over them, they are susceptible to magic, which humans can use to kill them or to capture and enslave them. As with the jinn, an ifrit may be either a believer or an unbeliever, good or evil, but he is most often depicted as a wicked and ruthless being.

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