Difference between Lucifer and Satan?

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5 years ago#1
I never knew there was a difference... what is it? =o


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5 years ago#2
Do you mean in SMT or... generally, in mythology?

Speaking generally, Lucifer is actually the name for the morning star in Latin, if I remember right. I don't know why but, over time, people have begun to use it as one of many alternate names for the Devil. Satan is either an angel/fallen angel, depending on what holy text you're reading. In Judaism, though, it's actually just a general word for those who challenge the faith of others rather than the name of a specific individual.

...I think. Blerp.
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5 years ago#3
Oh I always used Lucifer, Satan and Devil interchangeably.. >_<


Oh but I meant in SMT, but the mythology was really cool too!
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5 years ago#4
They're different fallen angels, the misconception is because of a heavily misinterpreted line, Isiah 14:12 "How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How you are cut down to the ground, You who weakened the nations!" The lucifer in that literally means morning star not the angel.
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5 years ago#5
in MegaTen purposes Lucifer usually acts more of a puppet master. He often grabs a human form and interacts with the player. He usually becomes Louis Cypher (or other names depending on his form, like in Strange Journey)

Lucifer is generally considered stronger than Satan in most games he appears in.

Also I could be mistaken here but in many of the older MegaTen games isn't Satan usually more of a lawful demon as opposed to Lucifer's chaotic natures?
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5 years ago#6
hm alright...


So wait in Devil Survivor 1 who was the secret boss at the end? Satan or Lucifer?

er were they both in that game?
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5 years ago#7
Only Lucifer was on Devil Survivor
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5 years ago#8
In SMT Satan is the judge of God/YHVH and Lucifer is the devil.
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5 years ago#9
Yeah, it's quite an interesting twist, making them two different beings (and in particular Satan being an agent of God). But I dont think Satan has had any real storyline significance for a looooong time, so hopefully they let him have some sort of a role soonish.
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5 years ago#10
Yeah, it's quite an interesting twist, making them two different beings (and in particular Satan being an agent of God).

Well, technically, Satan originally was an agent of God. It was changed to what most people recognise as Satan (fallen angel/big scary devil) in the mythos' transition from Judaism to Christianity/Islam.

Basically, fanfiction completely changed his character, hurhur.
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