Over the course of the series, Leo Wyatt has obtained many powers due to his status as a Whitelighter, an Elder and an Avatar, as well as the influence of the Empyreal Sword.



Leo scrying for Piper.

Basic Powers

Leo glamouring as Barbas.

Leo healing and orbing

Leo healing Phoebe.

Active Powers
  • Orbing: Up to the point Leo lost his powers, he possessed the ability to Orb. It allows the user to get transported to another location through the use of them. Over the years, Leo would be able to take two or more passengers with him.[4] and was able to heal Phoebe in mid-orbing [5]
  • Glamouring: Leo also had the ability to change one's face and form. Over the course of the series, he only used this power three times. He first demonstrated this power in 2000, to help train the girls for the incoming attack from Belthazor.[6] He then went on to help Darryl in 2003 and glamoured into a demon who was wanted for killing numerous witches.[7] The last time he used this power was in 2004, to trick the Elder, Gideon, into thinking he was Barbas.[8]
  • Healing: Healing is the ability to heal injuries and wounds on other people. Throughout the series, Leo has healed numerous injuries to the sisters and became their own personal healer until Paige gained the power. He can also heal objects as well, such as pipes and the P3 sign [9][10][11]
  • Hovering: In early 1999, Leo first used this power on screen. He hovered a few feet in the air to change a light fixture. Although, he was caught out by Phoebe and was forced to tell her who he really was.[12] He then used the power just after Prue to meditate.[13]

Leo feeling the pain of another witch.

Other Powers
  • Sensing: Sensing is the ability to locate magical and mortal charges. Leo used this power numerous times over the years. Most notable trying to find one of the sisters.[14]
    • Empathy: The ability to feel to a degree what their charges are feeling. However, if not skilled in this power, it might actually hurt him.[15]
  • Omnilingualism: The ability to speak and understand the language one of his charges speaks. In early 2004, Leo was able to read inscription on the genie bottle that was written in Arabic.[16]

Leo hovering.

  • Telekinesis: Although only used once, Leo showed this power in 1999 in the Attic of the manor, he used it to open multiple boxes and crates before Piper walked in.[17]
    • Telematerialization: The ability to use telekinesis in such a way as to teleport objects. Leo used this power when he filled Phoebe's glass of water. 
  • Thermokinesis: The ability to control and manipulate heat. Leo only used this power once, to warm up Phoebe's coffee when she first found out what he really was.[18]
  • Photokinesis: The ability to control and manipulate light. Leo used this power on his and Piper's wedding day, and Past Leo to create a light show by changing the shape their orbs made with his fellow Whitelighters. [19]
  • Astral Projection: While he never demonstrated this power, Prue trusted Leo enough to teach him how to astral project before her death, something she was very protective of. Leo then taught Piper, Phoebe and Paige how to do the same which helped them defeat Zankou.[20]
  • Dream Leaping: The ability to project oneself into someone else's dream and manipulate it. Leo used this ability to project himself into Piper's dream and to tell her that he's not coming back.
  • Cloaking: The ability to magically cloak himself and his charges to hide them from being found by evil. This is another version of Invisibility. Leo was able to cloak the future Whitelighter, Daisy, so the Darklighter Alec wouldn't be able to find her.[21]
  • Regeneration: The ability to heal rapidly from any injury. Leo once healed himself from a severe stab wound.[22]
  • Reconstitution: Reconstitution is the ability to pull yourself back together after being blown up. Leo can be seen using this power through the series. Piper blew up Leo in late 2001 and continuously blew him up two years later.[23][24]



Leo using the power to kill Zola.

Active Powers
  • Electrokinesis: The ability to create strong forces of lightning and electricity. The most notable time Leo used this power was to kill the Elder Gideon.[25] He also used this power throughout Season 7. [26]
  • Remote Orbing: The ability to orb other people to another location. Leo used this power to orb a room full of children back to Magic School.[27]
  • Invisibility: The ability to make oneself invisible to others. Leo first used this power to hide from the Titans and again to spy on his future son, Chris Halliwell.[28]He was also able to become invisible to only certain targets, while others could still see him.[29]
  • Super Strength: The ability to possess physical strength beyond what is humanly possible. Leo first used this power to floor a Brute Demon, and later to beat up the Elder Gideon in the Underworld, tossing him across vast distances, with minimal effort.
  • Telekinetic Orbing: The ability to move or teleport objects through the use of orbs. Leo is seen using this power to orb a mirror to his location.[30]



Leo reversing time.

Active Powers
  • Fading: An energy based type of Teleportation.
  • Reality Warping: The ability to warp the fabric of reality and alter it to one's desire. The Avatars possess this power as a collective.
  • Chronokinesis: The ability to manipulate and control time in all directions.
  • Resurrection: The ability to bring the deceased back to life.
  • Force Field: The ability to project a protective shield.
    • Deviation:The skill to redirect magical attacks or projectiles.
  • Teleportation Manipulation: The ability to manipulate or stop the teleportation of others.
  • Illusion Casting: The ability to create illusions and make the intended target see what they desire.
  • Power Granting: The ability to bestow powers upon other beings.
  • Power Negation: The ability to cancel out and nullify powers and other magic.
  • Energy Waves: The ability to fire highly destructive waves of energy, capable of vanquishing multiple targets at once.
  • Literary Manipulation: The ability to scan books rapidly absorbing all of their information.
Other Powers
  • Immortality: Living for an infinitely long lifespan and having an arrested aging process.
  • Immunity: The ability to be completely immune to the powers or magic of other beings.
  • Sensing: The ability to locate and find persons or objects.

The Empyreal Sword


Leo welding his sword.

Leo: "That worked. But I can still feel the power inside of me."
Piper: "Isn't this a fun development?"
Leo: "It's not that bad. Might even be useful if Rennek comes back."
Piper and Leo discuss Leo's new powers.[src]
Active Powers
  • Flight: The magical ability that allows a person to defy gravity and propel oneself through the air at great heights and speed. Leo achieves this through the angelic wings granted to him by the Empyreal Sword.
    • Enhanced Agility: The ability that provides the user with inhuman agility, reflexes, and speed. While airborne, Leo displayed remarkable speed and agility during combat.
Other Powers:
  • Calling: The ability to call an object into your hands. This ability is seen in beings who have a connection with their magical weapon they use.[31]


  1. As witnessed in The Devil's Music
  2. As witnessed in Spin City
  3. As witnessed in All Halliwell's Eve
  4. As witnessed in Bite Me
  5. As witnessed in The Importance of Being Phoebe
  6. As witnessed in Power Outage
  7. As witnessed in Y Tu Mummy Tambien
  8. As witnessed in It's a Bad, Bad, Bad, Bad World, Part 2
  9. As witnessed in Saving Private Leo
  10. As witnessed from Season 1 to Season 8
  11. As witnessed in Payback's a Witch
  12. As witnessed in Secrets and Guys
  13. As witnessed in Size Matters
  14. As witnessed in Charmed Again, Part 2
  15. As witnessed in Blinded by the Whitelighter
  16. As witnessed in I Dream of Phoebe
  17. As witnessed in Wicca Envy
  18. As witnessed in Secrets and Guys
  19. As witnessed in Just Harried and Witchstock
  20. As stated in Something Wicca This Way Goes...?
  21. As witnessed in Love Hurts
  22. Saving Private Leo
  23. As witnessed in Hell Hath No Fury, House Call, and The Bare Witch Project
  24. Ironically enough, being lampshaded in Once in a Blue Moon
  25. As witnessed in It's a Bad, Bad, Bad, Bad World, Part 2
  26. As witnessed in A Call to Arms and The Bare Witch Project
  27. As witnessed in The Legend of Sleepy Halliwell
  28. As witnessed in Oh My Goddess! Part 1 and Love's a Witch
  29. As witnessed in Little Monsters
  30. As seen in It's a Bad, Bad, Bad, Bad World, Part 2
  31. Season 9, The Charmed Offensive