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The '''gargoyle''' (called the "harpy demon" or "flying demon" by fans before the Google Stadia footage was released on March 19, 2019) is a new [[monster]] introduced in [[Doom Eternal]]. Little of it was seen in the {{wp|QuakeCon}} gameplay footage, but what is known is that it can flutter in the air and then land for terrestrial combat. They appear as small, frail humanoids with bat-like wings.
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[[File:Eternal Gargoyle.png|thumb|right|250px|A gargoyle.]]
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The '''gargoyle''' (called the "harpy demon" or "flying demon" by fans before the Google Stadia footage was released on March 19, 2019) is a new [[monster]] introduced in [[Doom Eternal]]. Little of it was seen in the {{wp|QuakeCon}} game play footage, but what is known is that it can flutter in the air and then land for terrestrial combat. It appears as a small, frail humanoid with bat-like wings, {{wp|falx}}-shaped arms, and {{wp|faun}}-like legs.
  
==Google Stadia footage==
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==Pre-release==
In the Google Stadia game play footage, it can be seen shooting yellow fireballs at the player, and, after killing it, a codex entry message will be displayed with the confirmed name "Gargoyle".{{cite web|author=GameSpot|title=Doom Eternal Gameplay Running On Google Stadia|url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNRJMYZUzjA|publication=YouTube|publishdate=19 March 2019|accessdate=20 March 2019}}
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===QuakeCon reveal===
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The gargoyle was first featured in the QuakeCon 2018 game play reveal. Several instances of the monster are encountered in the city in particular, but they are all eliminated at a distance without being able to effectively attack.
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===Google Stadia footage===
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In the Google Stadia game play footage, it can be seen shooting yellow fireballs at the player, and, after it is killed, a codex entry message appears with the confirmed name "Gargoyle".{{cite web|author=GameSpot|title=Doom Eternal Gameplay Running On Google Stadia|url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNRJMYZUzjA|publication=YouTube|publishdate=19 March 2019|accessdate=20 March 2019}}
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
A flying demon called the "imp" was originally detailed in the [[Doom Bible]] by [[Tom Hall]] during [[Doom]]'s initial development, before the name of imp was reassigned to what was then known as the "demon trooper." It is presently unconfirmed whether or not this detail has had an influence on this new monster design.
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A flying demon with a similar nature called the "imp" was originally detailed in the [[Doom Bible]] by [[Tom Hall]] during [[Doom]]'s initial development, before the name of imp was reassigned to what was then known as the "demon trooper." It is presently unconfirmed whether or not this detail has had an influence on this new monster design.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

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A gargoyle.

The gargoyle (called the "harpy demon" or "flying demon" by fans before the Google Stadia footage was released on March 19, 2019) is a new monster introduced in Doom Eternal. Little of it was seen in the QuakeCon game play footage, but what is known is that it can flutter in the air and then land for terrestrial combat. It appears as a small, frail humanoid with bat-like wings, falx-shaped arms, and faun-like legs.

Pre-release

QuakeCon reveal

The gargoyle was first featured in the QuakeCon 2018 game play reveal. Several instances of the monster are encountered in the city in particular, but they are all eliminated at a distance without being able to effectively attack.

Google Stadia footage

In the Google Stadia game play footage, it can be seen shooting yellow fireballs at the player, and, after it is killed, a codex entry message appears with the confirmed name "Gargoyle".[1]

Trivia

A flying demon with a similar nature called the "imp" was originally detailed in the Doom Bible by Tom Hall during Doom's initial development, before the name of imp was reassigned to what was then known as the "demon trooper." It is presently unconfirmed whether or not this detail has had an influence on this new monster design.

References

  1. GameSpot (19 March 2019). "Doom Eternal Gameplay Running On Google Stadia." YouTube. Retrieved 20 March 2019.