"And what stops are you pulling out, Shapeshifter? You're a coward with no power."
—A Vulture Demon to a shapeshifter.[src]

Shapeshifters are demonic beings with the ability to alter their physical form and shape.[1] These low-level beings are deemed low within the Demonic Hierarchy


Thank You For Not Morphing[]

A trio of Shapeshifters named Marshall, Cynda and Fritz moved into the house across from the Halliwell Manor and attempted to gain access to the Book of Shadows. They were vanquished by the Charmed Ones with the Safety Spell after they infiltrated the manor.

Witch Wars[]


The shapeshifter in Witch Wars.

A Shapeshifter was a contender on the game show Witch Wars competing for more powers. He was vanquished by a rival Darklighter after he impersonated a reporter and attacked Phoebe Halliwell at her office.

Witchness Protection[]

A Shapeshifter was one of the demons who helped free Zankou when they feared the arrival of the Avatars. Moments after Zankou was freed, he killed the Shapeshifter in order to absorb his power, which he used to infiltrate the manor to vanquish Kyra.


Safety Spell[]

The Charmed Ones used this spell to vanquish the first Shapeshifters that had infiltrated the manor.[2]

When in the circle that is home
Safety's gone and evil roams
Rid all beings from these walls
Save us sisters three
Now heed our call

Vanquishing Potion[]

A potion containing Mandrake root can be used to destroy a Shapeshifter.[3]

Powers and Abilities[]

Anigif shapeshifting1

Turning a finger into a key.

Active Powers
  • Shapeshifting: The ability to change from one physical form or shape into another. Shapeshifters can turn into other people or animals.
    • Transmogrification: The ability to change physical form into inanimate objects.
    • Voice Manipulation: The ability to alter one's voice. When shapeshifted into other beings, Shapeshifters also copy their voices.


Shapeshifters appeared in a total of 3 episodes over the course of the series.


  1. Not to be confused with the general term Shapeshifter used for other beings that possess the power of Shapeshifting.
  2. This spell is not specifically written for Shapeshifters, as it targets all beings present.
  3. Imaginary Fiends