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The following article contains and discusses content that may be distressing to some readers.
Reason for Warning: Some content related to this aesthetic may contain blood and gore. This aesthetic can also contains some disturbing and creepy content as well, and covers sensitive topics such as Satanism.

Devilcore is an aesthetic that is inspired by the gross and creepy, and even seductive; it frequently applies to moodboards and uses occult/Satanic imagery as pictures in such boards.

Visual[]

Devilcore often uses disturbing or graphic imagery, text boxes and pictures implying sinful activities. Images used in these aesthetics may include satanic imagery like inverted pentagrams, the Leviathan Cross and demonic sigils, as well as common creepy aesthetic imagry such as:

  • Blood/Gore
  • Knives
  • Wires
  • Cigarettes
  • Bloody weapons
  • Fires
  • Abandoned buildings
  • The night sky

Fashion[]

Devilcore fashion is based on dark colors, creepy accessories, and also religious symbols. Devilcore fashion has been considered edgy and has even been confused with some of the darker goth styles. Devilcore fashion may include:

  • Dark colors, mainly reds and blacks
  • Tight and/or revealing clothing
  • Bold patterns
    • Stripes, flames, anything sacrilegious
  • Jeans
    • Black, acid wash, ripped
      • Applies for jean shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Chains, buckles, harnesses
  • Fishnet, lace, leather
  • Devil and demon motifs such as horns or pointed tails
  • Chokers
  • Heavy dark makeup
  • Boots, high heels, sneakers


Subgenres[]

Lustcore[]

Lustcore as the name suggests, is a Devilcore subgenre that revolves around the sin known as lust. The aesthetic can involve imagery of the mythical creatures Succubus/Incubus, which is a type of seductive demon. The aesthetic sometimes parallels with Yandere aesthetics in terms of content and theme. There is a lot of influence from this aesthetic on aesthetics like Bubblegum Bitch and Cherry Emoji Twitter.

Visuals[]

Lustcore often has photos that include text with a VHS/vintage feel. Neon signs are also seen, similar to Stripcore. In some cases, images depicting people dressed in promiscuous outfits with devil horns are shown. Cherries and wine are also commonly shown, as such delicacies are aphrodisiacs, or foods that increase sex drive. Snakes are included in Lustcore to show a sense of sin and promiscuity. Visually, Lustcore is very sensual, private, and all about fanatic sexual or romantic desire.

Imagery used in this aesthetic may be:

  • Neon lights
  • Aphrodisiacs, like chocolate, wine, cherries, etc
  • Roses
  • Dimly lit rooms
  • Snakes
  • Textiles like leather, black lace, satin, and silk
  • Lingerie
  • Sex toys
  • Knives (use caution if actually being used)
  • Hearts
  • Teeth and mouths

Other info: This aesthetic also covers an interesting take on flirtation by wanting to give an intimidating demeanor while acting coy to lure in partners. Gender terms for these creatures are:

  • Female: Succubus/Succubi
  • Male: Incubus/Incubi
  • Genderless or non-binary: Cubi/Cubieye

Activities[]

  • "Netflix and Chill"
  • Reading erotic romantic novels
  • Being with their partner
  • Partying and clubbing
  • Pole dancing
  • Sexual activities

Music[]

In this aesthetic they commonly listen to punk rock, pop punk, Latin music, rock. rap, vampire rock, Playboi Carti-type beats, harmonizing music and pop love songs. Artists for this aesthetic include: Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, Blink 182, Freddie Dredd, The Vamps, Jon Bellion, Woodkid and Mother Mother.

However, the artists whose lyrics appear in the aesthetic moodboards are most commonly:

Media[]

Anime/Manga[]
  • To Love-Ru
  • Astarotte no Omocha!
  • High School DxD
  • The Testament of Sister New Devil
  • SIN - Nanatsu No Taizai
  • Interspecies Reviewers
Video Games[]
  • The Binding Of Isaac (2011) and The Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth (2014)
  • Catherine (2011)
  • Helltaker (2020)
  • SUCCUBUS (2021)
  • Cult of the Lamb (2022)

Media[]

TV Shows[]

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003)
  • Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil (2005)
  • Supernatural (2005-2020)
  • IMP (2006-2007)
  • Jimmy Two-Shoes (2009-2012)
  • Lucifer
  • Supernatural
  • Castlevania (2017)
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018-2020)
  • Hellraiser
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
  • Chainsaw Man (2022)
  • Hazbin Hotel (2024-present)
  • Helluva Boss (2019-present)

Anime/Manga[]

  • Devilman and Devilman Crybaby
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  • Chainsaw Man
  • Tomie
  • Hellsing
  • Hell Girl
  • Black Butler (mixed with Dark Academia)
  • Blue Exorcist
  • Overlord
  • Castlevania

Comic Books[]

  • Witchblade
  • Poppy's Inferno

Literature[]

  • The Divine Comedy, especially Inferno, by Dante Alighieri
  • Paradise Lost by John Milton
  • The Tainted Cabal series by Mitchell Hogan

Video Games[]

  • Castlevania series
  • Doom series
  • Darkstalkers series
  • Diablo series
  • Devil May Cry series
  • Bayonetta (2009)
  • Devil Daggers (2016)
  • Dusk (2018)
  • Helltaker (2020)
  • Cult of the Lamb (2022)
  • Vampire: The Masquerade — Chronicles

Music[]

Artists[]

Songs[]

  • Seven Devils by Florence + the Machine
  • The Hills by The Weeknd
  • Cherry by Lana Del Rey
  • Dangerous Woman by Ariana Grande
  • 6 Inch by Beyoncé ft. The Weeknd
  • Me and The Devil by Soap&Skin
  • Thanatos by Soap&Skin
  • Just Wanna Rock by Lil Uzi Vert
  • Bloody Mary by Lady Gaga
  • Devilman no Uta by Kensuke Ushio
  • Wealth & Hellness by Human Zoo

Resources[]

External links to help get a better understanding of this aesthetic.

Playlists[]

Lustcore[]

Pinterest Boards[]

Lustcore[]

Gallery[]

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