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(Creatures Affected by Iron: Azazel couldn't cross iron lines, but I wouldn't call him "low level".)
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| name= Iron
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|name = Iron
| image= [[File:IronBurns.jpg|250px]]<br>An Iron chain burns this demon's hands.
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|image = IronBurns.jpg<br>An Iron chain burns this demon's hands.
| manufacturer= Humans
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|manufacturer = Humans
| use= *Fighting supernatural beings
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|use = *Fighting supernatural beings
 
*Protection
 
*Protection
| powers= *It can harm [[demons]], [[ghosts]], and [[monsters]]
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|powers = *It can harm [[demons]], [[ghosts]], and [[monsters]]
| location= On [[Earth]]
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|location = Extant, on [[Earth]]
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|text = Don't worry. Most creatures I meet can't get it up for iron. It's a common monster problem.
 
|author = Dean to Elias Finch
 
|source = ''[[Frontierland]]''}}'''Iron''' is a metallic element that possesses strong supernatural properties, and is thus used by [[hunter]]s when combating certain supernatural creatures.
 
   
==Creatures that Iron affects==
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{{Quote
*'''[[Acheri]]''' - Contact with iron will force an Acheri to dissolve and temporarily retreat.<ref>''[[All Hell Breaks Loose - Part 1]]''</ref>
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|Don't worry. Most creatures I meet can't get it up for iron. It's a common monster problem.
*'''[[Demons]] -''' Touching an iron will burn low level demons.
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|[[Dean]] to [[Elias Finch]]
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|''[[Frontierland]]''}}
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'''Iron''' is a metallic element that possesses strong supernatural properties and is thus used by [[hunter]]s when combating certain supernatural creatures.
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==Creatures Affected by Iron==
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*'''[[Demons]]''' - Touching an iron will burn most demons.
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**'''[[Acheri]]''' - Contact with iron will force an Acheri to dissolve and temporarily retreat.<ref>''[[All Hell Breaks Loose - Part 1]]''</ref>
 
*'''[[Fairies]]''' - All fairies are weakened by iron, although powerful ones like Leprechauns can shrug it off.<ref>''[[Clap Your Hands If You Believe]]''</ref>
 
*'''[[Fairies]]''' - All fairies are weakened by iron, although powerful ones like Leprechauns can shrug it off.<ref>''[[Clap Your Hands If You Believe]]''</ref>
 
*'''[[Ghosts]] - '''Shooting or stabbing a ghost with iron will temporarily make the ghost disappear. Ghosts also can't cross iron. Sam and Dean consider cold iron to be the best way to repel vengeful spirits. If a person possessed by a spirit touches something made of pure iron the spirit will be forced out of the [[Humans|human]].
 
*'''[[Ghosts]] - '''Shooting or stabbing a ghost with iron will temporarily make the ghost disappear. Ghosts also can't cross iron. Sam and Dean consider cold iron to be the best way to repel vengeful spirits. If a person possessed by a spirit touches something made of pure iron the spirit will be forced out of the [[Humans|human]].
*'''[[Hellhounds]] -''' Iron can harm them as demonstrated in the episode "[[Abandon All Hope...]]" in which [[Ellen]] and [[Jo]] sacrifice themselves to attempt kill the attacking hellhounds by detonating a propane bomb filled with iron nails and rock salt.<ref>''[[Abandon All Hope...]]''</ref>
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*'''[[Hellhounds]] -''' Iron can harm them as demonstrated in the episode "[[Abandon All Hope...]]" in which [[Ellen]] and [[Jo]] sacrifice themselves to attempt to kill the attacking hellhounds by detonating a propane bomb filled with iron nails and rock salt.<ref>''[[Abandon All Hope...]]''</ref>
 
*'''[[Leshi]]''' - The only way to kill a Leshi is to cut off its head with an iron axe.<ref>''[[Fallen Idols]]''</ref>
 
*'''[[Leshi]]''' - The only way to kill a Leshi is to cut off its head with an iron axe.<ref>''[[Fallen Idols]]''</ref>
*'''[[Phoenix]]''' - Iron burned the Phoenix's skin, and it couldn't touch Iron, or if imprisoned by it, escape.<ref>''[[Frontierland]]''</ref>
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*'''[[Phoenix]]es''' - Iron burned the Phoenix's skin, and it couldn't touch Iron, or if imprisoned by it, escape.<ref>''[[Frontierland]]''</ref>
*'''[[Shtriga]]''' - Consecrated Iron bullets are the only known thing that can kill a Shtriga.<ref>''[[Something Wicked]])'' </ref>
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*'''[[Shtriga]]s''' - Consecrated Iron bullets are the only known thing that can kill a Shtriga.<ref>''[[Something Wicked]]''</ref>
*'''[[Witches]]''' - Although Iron doesn't hurt witches, it blocks their powers, as Dean used it to restrain [[James Frampton]] and he was unable to escape from them or [[Astral Projection|astral project]].<ref>''[[Man's Best Friend With Benefits]]''</ref> [[Olivette]] was also bound by Iron when [[Crowley]] captured her for his mother [[Rowena]] and was left powerless.
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*'''[[Witch]]es''' - Although Iron doesn't hurt witches, it blocks their powers, as Dean used it to restrain [[James Frampton]] and he was unable to escape from them or [[Astral Projection|astral project]].<ref>''[[Man's Best Friend With Benefits]]''</ref> [[Olivette]] was also bound by Iron when [[Crowley]] captured her for his mother [[Rowena]] and was left powerless.
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*In many cultures and religions, iron is something that keeps evil and/or supernatural forces at bay.
 
*In many cultures and religions, iron is something that keeps evil and/or supernatural forces at bay.
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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==See Also==
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*[[Copper]]
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*[[Steel]]
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*[[Brass]]
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*[[Bronze]]
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*[[Silver]]
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*[[Iridium]]
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*[[Gold]]
 
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[[Category:Weapon]]
 
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[[Category:Metals]]
 
[[Category:Terminology]]
 
[[Category:Terminology]]

Revision as of 23:06, December 9, 2019


Don't worry. Most creatures I meet can't get it up for iron. It's a common monster problem.

Iron is a metallic element that possesses strong supernatural properties and is thus used by hunters when combating certain supernatural creatures.

Creatures Affected by Iron

  • Demons - Touching an iron will burn most demons.
    • Acheri - Contact with iron will force an Acheri to dissolve and temporarily retreat.[1]
  • Fairies - All fairies are weakened by iron, although powerful ones like Leprechauns can shrug it off.[2]
  • Ghosts - Shooting or stabbing a ghost with iron will temporarily make the ghost disappear. Ghosts also can't cross iron. Sam and Dean consider cold iron to be the best way to repel vengeful spirits. If a person possessed by a spirit touches something made of pure iron the spirit will be forced out of the human.
  • Hellhounds - Iron can harm them as demonstrated in the episode "Abandon All Hope..." in which Ellen and Jo sacrifice themselves to attempt to kill the attacking hellhounds by detonating a propane bomb filled with iron nails and rock salt.[3]
  • Leshi - The only way to kill a Leshi is to cut off its head with an iron axe.[4]
  • Phoenixes - Iron burned the Phoenix's skin, and it couldn't touch Iron, or if imprisoned by it, escape.[5]
  • Shtrigas - Consecrated Iron bullets are the only known thing that can kill a Shtriga.[6]
  • Witches - Although Iron doesn't hurt witches, it blocks their powers, as Dean used it to restrain James Frampton and he was unable to escape from them or astral project.[7] Olivette was also bound by Iron when Crowley captured her for his mother Rowena and was left powerless.

Trivia

  • In many cultures and religions, iron is something that keeps evil and/or supernatural forces at bay.

References

See Also

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