Crocell (also known as Crokel or Procell) is the Goetia’s 49th spirit, manifesting as a man with a penchant for speaking in dark and cryptic manners.
Crocell is a fallen angel who was once a part of the Potestates or Powers, but now he is the Duke of Hell, commanding 48 legions of demons.
He has the ability to teach geometry as well as other liberal sciences when called by a conjuror or a sorcerer.
- Mention in Folklore
- Mention in Pseudomonarchia Daemonum
- Mention in Pop-Culture
- Crocell Popular Description
Mention in Folklore
Crocell or Duke Procell is said to be the forty-ninth spirit in the Goetia. It is said that he was once a part of the Powers or the Potestates, but now he is the Duke of Hell or Jinnestan, commanding 48 legions of demons.
Jinnestan is a jinn world, or Fairy Land, with The Country of Delight as its chief area and The City of Jewels as its capital.
In some Christian interpretations, Jinnistan is translated to be Hell, but in Islamic interpretations, it is said to be a significant sector of Hell where it is said to be the domain of the Jinn, who operate along with the other Hellish demons.
Jinn, or genies (Anglicized) also Romanized as djinn (with the wider sense of ghosts or demons, depending on the source), are mythical beings in early pre-Islamic Arabian folklore and theology.
They are born as believers, and their environments then alter them, just like humans. Because Jinn is neither innately evil nor innately good. Jinn isn’t exclusively Islamic; it can reflect a number of pagan beliefs that have been incorporated into Islam.
Mention in Pseudomonarchia Daemonum
Pseudomonarchia Daemonum, written by Johann Weyer in 1583 states Procell as a great and powerful duke who appears in the form of an angel but speaks in the dark of hidden things. The book was written earlier to the known forms of “The Lesser Key of Solomon”.
It proposes that Procell possesses the ability to warm bodies of water, make the sounds of flowing waters appear, and disclose the site of natural pools of water. He is related to the element of water.
“Pucel Dux magnus and fortis, apparet in specie angelica, sed obscura valde: loquitur de occultis: docet Geometriam and omnes artes liberales: sonitus facit ingentes, and sonare aquas ubi non sunt, easdem and calefacit and harum balnea recuperandæ sanitati servientia certis temporibus, distemperat jussu exorcistæ. Fuit de ordine Potestatum, habetque in sua potestate legiones quadragintaocto.”
Mention in Pop-Culture
Procell appears as a character in the popular Japanese fantasy-adventure manga series “ Magi-The Labyrinth of Magic”. The manga was later adapted into an anime series by A-1 Pictures. In the Manga, Procell is said to be a member of King Solomon’s household in Alma Torran.
According to the series, Procell along with the rest of Jinn were created by King Solomon himself. Procell is Sinbad’s seventh and final Djinn and is found within Sinbad’s long sword and grants him a primal form strong enough to deal with rapid and strong attacks.
As of 2018, the manga had over 25 million copies in circulation and has two video games out on Nintendo 3DS.
Crocell Popular Description
According to some Occults, keeping the seal of Crocell with one can help produce great misunderstanding, inconclusiveness, and noise in one’s foes.
Additionally, it may help one in gaining familiarity with geometry, art, history, and literature.
In this article, we talked about Procell, also known as Crocell, who is a fallen angel who once was a part of the Power or the Potestates, but now is the Duke of Hell or Jinnestan. We discussed the interpretations of Jinnestan and Jinns.
Furthermore, we discussed Crocell’s abilities according to the Pseudomonarchia Daemonum and its mention in Folklore, along with Crocell in Modern Pop-culture.