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Soul Killing
Power Information

Destroy the soul/essence of a being.






Active Power


Soul Killing is the ability to destroy the soul or essence of another being, mortal or magical.


Life EssencesEdit

The Life Essence Terra possessed a Businessman's body and later Piper Halliwell's. Their souls weakened as the possession went on. Terra explained that their souls would die if the possession went on. Terra killed the Businessman to possess Piper, who was later saved by Prue and Phoebe.


Witches can destroy a ghost with the spell To Vanquish a Ghost and Return Him to His Rest, though the caster needs to be a ghost themselves for the spell to be effective. They can also use a potion for Banishing a Ghost when pouring it over the ghost's body remains. Prue, Piper and Penny have used the spell on three separate occasions, and though the potion was made, it never had a chance to be used.

In 2008, Piper, Phoebe and Paige combined a potion, Excalibur and a spell to permanently vanquish the Source's essence.

The Ancient AthameEdit

In 2010, Valen found a weapon called the Ancient Athame, which had the power to destroy souls. He activated the blade by mixing it with his own blood, a witch's, an innocent's, and a being hovering between life and death. Though he failed to vanquish the Charmed Ones, he managed to vanquish Cole Turner's soul.

List of beings who use(d) Soul KillingEdit

Original power
Through spell, potion, power stealing, etc.

Similar AbilitiesEdit


  1. With the Ancient Athame
  2. With the Ancient Athame
  3. With a spell or a potion

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