The Guardians of Pandora's Box are powerful women selected to protect an ancient box which contains all of the world's sorrows.
In every generation, a girl meant to be the Guardian of Pandora's Box will be born. Each girl would be trained by the previous Guardian, and instructed carefully about the dangers and powers of the box. If a Guardian dies, the box automatically moves on to the next one. However, if the next Guardian has not been born, there would not be anyone around to guard the box or put the released evil back in.
List of Guardians
Nina was one of the guardians of Pandora's box. She died in a fight with the demon Katya to protect the box. She never had the chance to find the next guardian, Hope, and to teach her about the box and how to be a guardian. Katya disguised herself as Nina to get the Charmed Ones to find the box.
Hope was a student at Berkeley University who received the box after Nina was killed by Katya. The demon later lured Hope into opening the box and in return, Katya would spare the life of her friend Darcy. After Katya was vanquished, Hope needed to put all sorrows back into the box, but did not believe she could, until her friend Darcy mentioned that the last thing in the box was hope. Motivated by this encouragement, Hope managed to call all the sorrows back, and officially began her life as the Guardian of Pandora's Box.
Powers and Abilities
- Active Powers
- Energy Blast: The ability to shoot an incredibly powerful blast of kinetic energy out of the hands, hitting a target with great force.
- Calling: The ability to summon an object to oneself through either willpower or a hand gesture. The Guardians are able to call all the sorrows back into the box if they had been released.
- Other Powers
- Immunity: The ability to be immune to certain powers, spells, or potions. The Guardians are immune to the sorrows in Pandora's Box if they are released.
Notes and Trivia
- The lineage of the Guardian closely relates to the lineage and mythology of the Slayer, a Chosen One on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". They are both chosen women, blessed with powers to defend against evil, who come from a long line of other chosen ones, and are activated only when the previous one dies.
The Guardians of Pandora's Box appeared in a total of 1 episode over the course of the series.
|Charmed, Season 7|
|#01||"A Call to Arms"||#09||"There's Something About Leo"||#17||"Scry Hard"|
|#02||"The Bare Witch Project"||#10||"Witchness Protection"||#18||"Little Box of Horrors"|
|#03||"Cheaper by the Coven"||#11||"Ordinary Witches"||#19||"Freaky Phoebe"|
|#04||"Charrrmed!"||#12||"Extreme Makeover: World Edition"||#20||"Imaginary Fiends"|
|#05||"Styx Feet Under"||#13||"Charmageddon"||#21||"Death Becomes Them"|
|#06||"Once in a Blue Moon"||#14||"Carpe Demon"||#22||"Something Wicca This Way Goes...?"|
|#07||"Someone to Witch Over Me"||#15||"Show Ghouls"|
|#08||"Charmed Noir"||#16||"The Seven Year Witch"|