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You're a witch in a witchcraft store. We need to get creative.
Bobo about Fiji being a witch.


Witches are a species of supernatural creatures introduced in Midnight, Texas. A witch has the power to affect a change of the psychical world around them with their intentions and emotions, commonly referred to as magic or witchcraft.

OriginEdit

The origins of witches and their practice remain unknown, though Fiji references the teachings of Wicca.

Physical AppearanceEdit

Witches appear no different than that of ordinary humans. However, subtle difference can be noted, such as Fiji Cavanaugh's eyes glowed bright red while she performed magic, specifically, telekinesis to levitate a police car.

StrengthsEdit

  • Spell Casting: The ability to effect a supernatural change and to control events through the use of incantations, whether they be words, phrases or long verses.
  • Telekinesis: The power to move people and objects of various size and weight at a distance through mental prowess.
  • Elemental Control: The power to manipulate and control the basic four elements of Air, Water, Earth and Fire, typically referred to as Aerokinesis, Hydrokinesis, Geokinesis and Pyrokinesis, respectively.
    • Advanced Elemental Control: This ability allows the witch to use the basic elements in a more devastating and more precise form, as well as to combine two or more to affect other physical changes; such as projectile pyrokinesis and even Chloro- or Biokinesis, the control and manipulation of plant life.
  • Emotions: A witch's power comes from their emotions. Aunt Mildred explains that a witch needs only to make her feeling, intentions to affect a change.

WeaknessesEdit

  • Mortality: Witches are still human, thus they are susceptible to mortal ailments and afflictions, physical injury and death.
  • Pharmaceutical Impairment: Witches are not immune to drugs, such as Fentanyl patches, and thus can be rendered unconscious or physically and mentally debilitated, unable to practice magic for a short time.
  • Emotions: Powerful witches need to guard their emotions, to keep them in check, otherwise they can lose control of their magic and harms the ones they care for. This is evident as when Fiji lost control and yelled at Manfred, she caused light bulbs to explode in the Cartoon Saloon. Previously, she also lost control when she was with Jeremy and burned him from the inside out with her magic, unintentionally killing him in the process.

Witches' ToolsEdit

  • Personal Artifacts: Items, such as hair, that belong to an individual that can be used along with and focus spells.
  • Herbs: Sage and other herbs are incorporated into spells for various, though unknown, reasons.
    • Ashwagandha: A member of the nightshade family, it's used to treat depression.
  • Devil's Net: A wood-based totem bound together in twine to form a makeshift pyramid adorned with a small bird-like skull. It's used in exorcisms to capture evil and, in the hands of the witch, allows her to measure malevolent energies. However, it does not appear capable to capture demonic entities, though when in the presence of, the totem will mystically be covered in blood.
  • Grimoires: A collection of spells, ritual and other sacred texts in order to pass down knowledge from one witch to the next. Contents contained therein varies among witches, though Fiji's is leather bound, inscribed with "Wiccan Rede" on its cover.
    • Vrykolakas: An old, leather bound book in Fiji's possession that contain information about vampires. Several pages depicted humanoid figures with large bat wings. Other pages include: "Lamia Cerebrum Historia et...", which roughly translates from Latin to "The History of the Vampire Brain", illustrates various vampiric skulls from various locations i.e. Romania, Sumerian and others. "Invocation III Metamorphosis" illustrates another, albeit upside-down, humanoid vampire with wings as well as with additional sketches drawn over. Another image shows a figure of a women with bit marks upon her neck and a single drop of blood, while another page, titled "Et Praxim Vampirism" relates to "The practice of Vampirism".
  • Tinctures: A fancy word for potion, tinctures are a basic form of herbal chemistry or medicine and can vary by design. This particular tincture, combined with basil and other herbs would remove a Succubus' perpetual glamour, revealing its true form while preventing them to seduce their prey of choice.
  • Athames: A ceremonial dagger used in Wiccan rituals, typically used to direct energy.
  • Cauldrons: Typically a large metal pot used by witches in order to concoct spells and potions
  • Runes: Various symbols engraved on stone or drawn on to an object or area to aid in spell casting. Classically, they are used to offer wisdom and counsel on the past, present, and future.[1] This is evident in the spell Fiji and Manfred created to seek an answer.

Spells and RitualsEdit

  • Cursed Cookies: A spell or potion that is incorporated into food and, when ingested, will reveal whether or not the person who ingest them has "poisonous" intentions.
    • Incantation: Unknown
    • Requirements: Food (Sand Tarts)
    • Used by: In the Pilot, Fiji baked this spell into Sand Tart Cookies and left them for Manfred to determine his intentions for moving to Midnight. As Fiji described the outcome, her spell confirmed that Manfred had no ill intentions for moving to Midnight.
  • Exorcism Cleansing Ritual: A spell used to cleanse the home, so that it becomes inhospitable to the dead, both ghosts and vampires.
    • Incantation: Unknown
    • Requirements: Devil's Net, Mirror, Bell
    • Used by: In Bad Moon Rising, Fiji mentions to Manfred that she cleansed her home of spirits prior to moving in. She plans to perform a similar exorcism on Manfred's house to rid it of unwanted spirits and evil entities that he summoned when he conjured Aubrey. She brings a Devil's Net to capture evil as well as it lets her measure malevolent energies. While performing the exorcism, she also utilizes a mirror, as she cannot see the dead like mediums, such as Manfred, can. While the exorcism successfully expelled the unwanted spirits in Manfred's home, it did not remove the demonic entity, not until Manfred's intervention.
  • Gathering Air Spell: A spell used to gather the air within an enclosed location to the casting witch. When performed, it will localize in a bubble-like manner.
    • Incantation: Unknown
    • Requirements: Concentration
    • Used by: In Unearthed, Fiji performed this spell when Peter Lowry sealed her and Bobo into a cargo container. As time passed, Bobo noticed that the air became thin and he couldn't break them out. Fiji gathered and conserved the remaining air in the container to by them time until Lemuel could break them free.
  • Veil Breaching Spell: A spell used to breach the veil, opening a portal to hell via a mirror.
    • Incantation: Unknown
    • Requirements: Concentration, Mirror
    • Used by: In Blinded by the Light, in an attempt to stop the angel Bowie, Fiji, using the mirror from their past exorcism, performed this spell and opened a portal to hell. Before Bowie could be sent through, she used her Angelic Light to destroy the mirror, effectively closing the portal.
  • Telepathic Influence Protection Spell: A spell used to develop a potion to block the undue influence of a demon and to protect the mind.
    • Incantation: No more undue influence. Not from the veil, not from the demon. Everything you feel is what you should. No more, no less.
    • Requirements: Concentration, Personal item (i.e. hair), Cauldron
    • Used by: In Last Temptation of Midnight, Fiji prepares this spell, using the personal items she's collected of the Midnighters, to prevent the demon Colconnar from influencing them with horrible thoughts, like suicide for Creek and for Lemuel to turn Olivia.
  • Nature Spell: A spell used to accelerate the growth of dormant bulbs and other plants.
    • Incantation: Unknown
    • Requirements: Concentration
    • Used by: In Riders On The Storm, Aunt Mildred explains that, in the winter, bulbs are dormant, which is natural but as a witch she could change the natural. She proceeds to show Fiji how to perform the spell and causes a tulip to grow and bloom. She offers a tulip bulb to Fiji and tells her to think "spring" and "rebirth". She struggles with the spell and begins to state synonyms such as "flowers" and "trees" to get the bulb to grow but nothing happens. Aunt Mildred instructs her to focus on her feelings and not just the words. Seeing the boy she's crushing on, she begins to let her feelings take control and causes the tulip to bloom as well as several other shrubs to grow and sprout leaves, bursting through the roof of the greenhouse.
  • Spell of Rebirth: A spell used in an attempt to bring back someone from the dead.
    • Incantation: Rebirth. The Sun is out. Living Things are reborn.
    • Requirements: Concentration
    • Used by: In Riders On The Storm, Fiji lost control of her magic and Jeremy was internally burned, killing him as a result. Fiji attempted to bring him back, trying to make her feelings of rebirth into intentions. Aunt Mildred found them and she never finished the spell as the sight of his corpse overwhelmed her with grief.
  • Spell of Revelation: A spell created from a gypsy curse and an ancient witch's spell to get answer. The spell is built upon dark or black magic that requires a sacrifice of a life to obtain an answer to a question.
    • Incantation: We offer this life for an answer.
    • Requirements: Concentration, dark magic (sacrifice of a life), various runes, herbs and sticks, pentagram, candles, blood of the witch.
    • Used by: In Riders On The Storm, Fiji and Manfred combine Witch and Gypsy dark magic to create a spell that would allow them to find out how to stop the demon Colconnar. In exchange for the answer, a life would have to be given; Mr. Snuggly volunteered. However, the spell took another life, Manfred's; albeit his death was temporary. Ultimately, the spell worked; Manfred, having died and went into the spirit realm, was able to seek out the shaman who closed the veil a millennia ago and he was able to obtain information to close the veil and stop Colconnar. Once he obtain his answer, he was revived.

Notable WitchesEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Witches, or specifically Fiji, are not susceptible to a ghost's possession, otherwise known as "Hijacking".
  • Witches cannot see the dead, though Fiji mentions that mirrors can be used to see into other dimensions; such as the spirit realm beyond the veil to see the dead.
  • Through an unknown source, "Black Magic" can be gained by offering (or sacrificing) something personal from oneself; Manfred mentions that Hightower offered his left eye in exchange for black magic, seemingly and specifically for telekinesis.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://witcheslore.com/bookofshadows/divination/the-runes/863/

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