Arcendum Malum: To Ward off Evil
Much like gargoyles and witch's familiars, Nightmerriment Nyxidium are protective creatures. They are skilled in the arts of warding off malicious spirits, demons, and creatures of any kind that may induce harm. Each Nyxidiae chooses a particular path of esoteric knowledge on which to focus. Be it divinations, rituals, natural ephemera, or alchemy, the Nyxidium are meticulous in their scholarship of protective practices. Once befriended by a human companion, they are tenacious guardians of their keepers.