Dybbuk Sachertorte is a friend of John and Philippa Gaunt. As he frequently reminds other characters in the book, he dislikes being called Dybbuk and prefers being called "just Buck." His mother is the djinnDoctor Sachertorte. He enjoys are treasure hunts and old war movies. Dybbuk and his family lives (including his pet coyote) live in Palm Springs, California. In the thrid book, it is revealed that he is the youngest son of Iblis Teer, leader of the Ifrit tribe and most evil of all Djinn. In the fourth book, he acts as a magician under the name of Jonathon Tarot but uses up his powers in a complicated stunt and loses all his powers. In the fifth book, he goes along with a plot by Virgil McCreeby to regain his powers. However, in the process he splits into a good Dybbuk and a evil one. The evil twin kills his good half. His Focus word is ZYGOBRANCHIATE.