Welcome back to Humor Nation. Perhaps the most underrated species in the TVD Universe are the witches. They are the beings who are born with the ability to affect change using means which is called witchcraft. While a witch is supposed to be the keeper of the balance, but there are numerous witches who work against this balance, they turn to the dark side, and use its power for their own personal benefits. Contemporary witches often participate in rituals or ceremonies which would make them harmonious with the natures rhythms. They would obtain knowledge from the spirits of the wiser witches or from their own ancestors. However, not all witches conform to this belief system.
So Take A Look At 6 Interesting Facts About The Witches In TVD Universe That Fans Might Not Know
Coven is the name given to a group of witches. The city of New Orleans has nine covens who perform the Ancestral Magic. But these ancestors of these nine covens performed different kinds of magic too such as Voodoo, Necromancy, Sacrificial Magic, Representational Magic, and their connection to the Ancestors allows them to tap into it. The covens are led by a single witch who is their leader known as the Regent.
5. POWERFUL WITCH
Through out the Vampire Diaries and Originals, we have been introduced to plenty of witches. While witches such as Freya Mikaelson and Bonnie Bennett are often included in the list of powerful witches due to the level of skills, magical potential, feats they have achieved on the show. But there are four witches who have been explicitly stated to be the most powerful witches in the history of TVD history. They are Esther, Qetsiyah, Dahlia, and Hollow. All of them have done great things even though some terrible and ghastly, but still great. The executive producer Michael Narducci has said that Dahlia is the most powerful things we have ever seen in the universe of the Originals. Whereas according to them, Hope Mikaelson is the most powerful witch in the world.
4. BIRTH OF ORIGINALS WAS AN ACCIDENT
According to Esther Mikaelson, the creation of Originals was not planned, but resulted due to an accident. She never desired to turn them into the monsters. The death of the youngest son Henrik caused her to create a spell that would grant her family immortality and make them stronger than the werewolves. The Witch Ayana who was the mentor of Esther warned her to use the dark magic to cast the spell. Esther didn’t know that the hunger for blood and violent & aggressive tendencies would become a permanent part of their existence.