Physical description

Mystical Beasts

Magical characteristics
Active powers
Inactive powers

Its feathers contain pure magical energy

Piper: "Phoenix."
Phoebe: "Flies but doesn't fight."
Piper and Phoebe Halliwell searching the book.[src]

The Phoenix is a magical bird possessing the power of flight. It is not known to attack humans.[1]

According to legend, Phoenix birds are capable of rising from their ashes. Phoenix Witches are born with the mark of the Phoenix, symbolizing their rise from Salem's ashes. Additionally, they possess the ability of reconstitution, allowing them to reform their bodies after it has been destroyed.[2]

Phoenix Feathers


Shakespeare's Phoenix feather

The feathers of a Phoenix contain magical properties. During the 16th century, a couple known as Romeo and Juliet were cursed into a time loop when William Shakespeare wrote their love story with a quill from the feather of a Phoenix. The young couple was forced to relive their tragic love story in a never ending cycle until their curse was finally broken when they were married by Phoebe Halliwell, one of the Charmed Ones.[3]

Powers and Abilities

Active Powers
  • Flight: The ability to propel oneself through the air. Phoenix have wings.
  • Reconstitution: The ability to reform one's body after total destruction. According to legend, Phoenix possess such ability.

See Also


  1. Based on the conversation between Piper and Phoebe in "Bite Me".
  2. As seen in "Chris-Crossed".
  3. As revealed in "Innocents Lost".