Novel 8 (Japan)

Kadokawa Cover

Slayers Novel 8a

Tokyopop Cover

Slayers Vol. 8: King of the City of Ghosts (Japanese: 死霊しりょう都市としおう Romaji: shiryō-toshi no ō) is the eigth book in the Slayers novel series written by Hajime Kanzaka and illustrated by Rui Araizumi. It was first published in Japan in 1994 by Kadokawa Shoten Publishing. It was released in English and published by TOKYOPOP in 2008.


Spoiler warning: Major plot or ending details may follow.

From the back of the bookEdit

Without warning, Phiblizo appears and attacks Chaos Dragon Gaav. He kidnaps Gourry by using the Sword of Light and taunts Lina to join them in Sairaag, a city that is now a barren wasteland with only a single Flagoon since the demon's resurrection. But Lina doesn't have time to think about the consequences--she has to settle things with the Hellmaster once and for all!

Detailed SynopsisEdit

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Major eventsEdit

  • Hellmaster Phibrizzo is destroyed
  • Lina fails to cast the Giga Slave correctly and summons Lord of Nightmares
  • Gourry loses the Sword of Light
  • Zelgadiss and Amelia leave Gourry and Lina's traveling party.


  • Moldirag
  • Lord of Nightmares




  • For information on the original cancellation of this book's release, see the article for volume seven
  • This novel concludes the first novel story arc.

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