What is Nergal the god of? Nergal is the (southern) Mesopotamian god of death, pestilence and plague, and Lord of the Underworld.
What is Nergal known for? Definition. Nergal (also known as Erra and Irra) is the Mesopotamian god of death, war, and destruction.
What are Nergal powers? Nergal is one of the strongest demons in Hell; controlling a large portion of the underworld. He is also a master of demon magic and is capable of many, almost reality-bending feats, such as being able to create demons from corpses, telekinesis, possession and energy manipulation.
Is Nergal a sun god? Kraeling argued that Nergal was representative of a certain phase of the sun, specifically the sun of noontime and of the summer solstice that brings destruction, high summer being the dead season in the Mesopotamian annual cycle.