Dark Priests are upper-level demons who perform dark weddings, coronations and other rituals. These Priests can bestow great power onto others and help convert good individuals and children to evil through their rituals. Dark Priests are respected in the Underworld and must be present to crown the Source of All Evil when a new Source is chosen.



A Dark Priest secretly conducted the wedding of Cole Turner and Phoebe Halliwell after Cole, possessed by the essence of the Source of All Evil, ruined the white wedding under advice of the Seer to assure his heir would become evil.

We're Off To See The Wizard

A Dark Priest performed the ritual to coronate Cole Turner as the new Source of All Evil. Another Dark Priest that attempted to do this before him was blown up by Piper.

Womb Raider

Several Dark Priests and other high-ranking demons were present at the coronation of the Seer after she stole the Source's Heir from the womb of Phoebe to declare herself the new Source of All Evil.

Innocents Lost

After Neena and Hogan gathered the necessary ingredients, a Dark Priest performed a ritual to bring back the Source of All Evil in the form of a Golem.

The Darklight Zone

A Dark Priest working for Rennek used a form of Mind Manipulation to access the mind of Leo Wyatt and extract information for his boss.

Powers and Abilities

Basic Powers

Active Powers

  • Telekinesis: The ability to move objects and beings with the power of the mind alone.
  • Cloaking: The ability to hide one's presence and activities from good beings.
  • Mind Manipulation: The ability to manipulate and/or control the minds of others. A Priest working for Rennek used this to extract information from Leo.

Other Powers

  • Immortality: The ability to possess an infinite lifespan and an arrested aging process.
  • High Resistance: The ability to be highly resistant to physical and magical harm.


Notes and Trivia

  • A Dark Priest's female counterpart are Dark Priestesses.
  • The second Dark Priest has mentioned he has coronated several previous Sources, meaning he was at least several millennia old.


Dark Priests have appeared in a total of 3 episodes and 3 comic issues throughout the course of the series:

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