Some of the best known djinn are:
Aifrit: Evil and powerful; difficult to control
Ghul: Nocturnal shape-shifting creatures who inhabit graveyards and lonely places and feed on the flesh of humans, it is said they prefer travelers, children and corpes that are stolen from graves. Of the several types of ghul, the female(ghula) is feared most whom has the ability to appear as a mortal woman. She seduces and then marries an unsuspecting man who then becomes her prey.
Hinn: Are weak djinn, they like to appear as dogs.
Jann: Desert dwelling shape-shifters who take shape of whirlwinds and are the enemy of the ghul. They are open-minded about humans and among the first to be encountered by people.
Marid: Unruly and rebellious, the most powerful of djinn. They are known as blue djinn, they possess great knowledge of magic. Usually the ones associated with wish-granting genies.
Nasnas: Weak form of djinn, hybrids of human-like and animal-like forms. They may account for alien and mysterious creature forms. Nasnas are said to be the offspring of a shigg and human.
Palis: A vampiric foot licker, whom drains unsuspecting travelers blood by licking the soles of their feet.
Shaitan: (Shaytan) a rebellious, malevolent djinn associated with demonic forces.
Shiqq: Lower form of djinn, only half formed usually monstrous in appearance.
Silat: Expert shape-shifting djinn, very smart and can shape-shift into human appearance with ease.
Green: Young and immature djinn, often playful and mischievous.
Yellow: Leaders of families and smaller clans. They are less powerful than blue but more powerful than green.
Blue: Older, intelligent djinn, often ambivalent about humans.
Red: Hostile and aggressive djinn.
Black: Powerful djinn, thought to be kings. It is not known if one king or if there are multiple ones.