The Ördög (Urdung in Old Hungarian) is a demonic creature from Hungarian mythology which personifies the dark aspects of the world. In Christian times, it was identified with the devil.
The Ördög is often thought to look somewhat like a faun: usually pitch-black, with hooves, horns, and a sharp pointy tail. He dwells in the underworld or hell (Pokol in Hungarian) constantly stirring a huge cauldron filled with souls. In case he wanders in the real world, he takes the form of a fox, a dark flame or Hungarian shepherd with dark, sparkling eyes. It is his habit to make bets with humans to see if they become corrupted.