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{{Quote|You know why [[God]] cast me down? Because I loved him. More than anything. And then God created...[[humans|you]]. The little...hairless apes. And then he asked all of us to bow down before you—to love you more than him. And I said, "Father...I can't." I said, "These human beings are flawed, murderous!" And for that...God had [[Michael]] cast me into [[Hell]]. Now, tell me...does the punishment fit the crime? Especially when I was right? Look at what six billion of you have done to [[Earth|this thing]]. And how many of you blame me for it?|Lucifer, speaking to Dean}}
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|first = [[Lucifer Rising]]
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|last = [[The Born-Again Identity]]
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|appeared = 13 episodes
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|status = Alive (Sealed in [[Lucifer's Cage]])
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|occupation = Ruler of [[Hell]] (formerly)<br>Creator of [[Demons]]
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|affiliation = Himself <br> God (formerly)
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|location = [[Hell]]/[[Lucifer's Cage]]
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|actor = [[Mark Pellegrino]] (In [[Nick]]'s body/[[Hallucination]] of Nick) <br/> [[Jared Padalecki]] (In [[Sam]]'s body) <br/> [[Adrianne Palicki]] (Hallucination of [[Jessica]]) <br/> Bellamy Young (Hallucination of [[Sarah]]) <br/> [[Jensen Ackles]] (Hallucination of [[Dean]]) <br/> Bill Dow (Hallucination of [[Dr. Kadinsky]]) <br/> Kirsten Kilburn (Speaking through a [[nun]])}}
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|season = [[Season 4|4]]-[[Season 5|5]], [[Season 7|7]], [[Season 11|11]]-[[Season 14|14]]
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|category = [[Archangels|Archangel]]
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|status = Deceased {{c|[[Killed by Dean Winchester|killed by]] [[Dean Winchester]]; currently awake in [[The Empty]]}}
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|Title/Alias = The Devil<br>Satan<br>Serpent {{c|by [[Gadreel]] and <br>an Angel<ref name="We Happy Few" />}}<br>Morning Star {{c|by [[Crowley]]}}<br> Deceiver<br>Light Bringer<br>Luci {{c|by [[Gabriel]], [[Balthazar]] and himself}}<br>Little Brother {{c|by [[Michael]]}}<br>Dark Prince {{c|by [[Rowena MacLeod]]}}<br>[[Assbutt]] {{c|by [[Castiel]]}} <br>[[Castiel]]<br>Fallen One<br>Abomination {{c|by [[Crowley]]}}<br>Prince of Darkness {{c|by [[Jervis]] and himself}}<br>The Adversary {{c|by an [[Angel]]<ref name="We Happy Few">''[[We Happy Few]]''</ref>}}<br>Dark Lord<br> Angel of Light<br>Apollyon<br>Beelzebub<br>Dog, Puppy, Marmaduke {{c|by [[Crowley]]}}<br>Lu {{c|by [[Asmodeus]] and [[Michael (Apocalypse World)|Alternate Michael]]}}<br> Lord Lucifer {{c|by [[Asmodeus]], <br>[[Anael]] and [[Drexel]]}}<br>King of Lies {{c|by himself}}<br>Dark Master {{c|by himself}}<br>Heaven's Most Hated {{c|by [[Jofiel]]}}<br>The Big Man {{c|by [[Abraxas]]}}<br> The Dark Angel<br>Lord of Flies<ref name="The Essential Supernatural">''The Essential Supernatural''</ref><br>Father of Lies<ref name="The Essential Supernatural">''The Essential Supernatural''</ref><br>King of Hell<ref name="The Essential Supernatural">''The Essential Supernatural''</ref><br>Ruler of Hell<ref name="The Essential Supernatural">''The Essential Supernatural''</ref><br>King Snake<ref name="The Essential Supernatural">''The Essential Supernatural''</ref>
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|occupation = Fallen Archangel<br>[[Ruler of Heaven]] {{c|formerly}}<br>Creator of [[Demons]]<br>[[Ruler of Hell|Ruler/King of Hell]] {{c|formerly}}<br>Bearer of the [[Mark of Cain]] {{c|formerly}}<br>Member of [[Team Save the World]] {{c|formerly}}<br>[[President of the United States]] {{c|briefly while possessing [[Jefferson Rooney]]}}
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|affiliation = [[God]] {{c|formerly}}<br>[[Archangels|His brothers]] {{c|formerly}}<br>[[Amara]] {{c|formerly}}<br>[[Host of Heaven]] {{c|formerly}}<br>[[Heaven]] {{c|formerly}}<br>[[Demons]] {{c|creations}} <br>[[Hell]] {{c|formerly}}<br>[[Princes of Hell]] {{c|formerly}}<br>[[Winchester Family]] {{c|on-off}}<br>[[Castiel]] {{c|on-off}}<br>[[Anael]] {{c|formerly}}<br>[[Jack Kline (Nephilim)|Jack]] {{c|formerly}}<br>[[Michael (Apocalypse World)|Alternate Michael]] {{c|briefly}}<br>[[Nick]]
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|family = [[God]] {{c|father/creator}}<br>
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[[The Darkness]] {{c|aunt}}<br>
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[[Michael]] {{c|older brother}}<br>
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[[Raphael]] {{c|younger brother}} †<br>
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[[Gabriel]] {{c|younger brother}} †<br>
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[[Angels]] {{c|younger siblings}}<br>
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[[Jack Kline (Nephilim)|Jack]] {{c|son}}<br>
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[[Demons]] {{c|creations}}<br>[[Jane]] {{c|niece}} †<br>
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[[Queen of Sheba]] {{c|niece}} †<br>
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[[Sam Winchester]] {{c|true vessel}}<br>
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[[Nick]] {{c|former vessel}} †<br>
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[[Jimmy Novak]] {{c|former vessel}} †<br>
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[[Castiel]] {{c|younger brother}}<br>
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[[Vince Vincente]] {{c|former vessel}} †<br>
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[[Jefferson Rooney]] {{c|temporary vessel}}<br>
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[[Kelly Kline]] {{c|mother of child}} †
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|actor = [[Mark Pellegrino]] {{c|possessing [[Nick]]/[[Hallucination]]/manifestation}} <br>[[Jared Padalecki]] {{c|possessing [[Sam]]/nightmare}} <br>[[Adrianne Palicki]] {{c|as [[Jessica Moore]]}} <br>[[Bellamy Young]] {{c|as [[Sarah]]}} <br>[[Jensen Ackles]] {{c|hallucination of [[Dean]]}} <br>[[Bill Dow]] {{c|hallucination of [[Kadinsky|Dr. Kadinsky]]}} <br>[[Kirsten Kilburn]] {{c|speaking through a [[nun]]}} <br>[[Matt Cohen]] {{c|as [[John]]}} <br>[[Misha Collins]] {{c|possessing [[Castiel]]}}<br>[[Emma Johnson]] {{c|as [[Jen]]}} <br>[[Rick Springfield]] {{c|possessing [[Vince Vincente]]}} <br>[[Michael Querin]] {{c|possessing [[Archbishop|an Archbishop]]}}<br>[[David Chisum]] {{c|possessing [[Jefferson Rooney]]}}<br>[[Keith Szarabajka]] {{c|as [[Donatello Redfield]]}}
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{{Quote|I'm not just powerful now. I am power. And I don't need [[Archangel Blades|a blade]] to end you, pal. Bye, bye, [[Dean]].|'''Lucifer''''s last words|''[[Let the Good Times Roll]]''}}
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'''Lucifer''', also known as '''The Devil''', '''Light Bringer''', '''The Morning Star''', and '''Satan''', was the second of the four [[Archangels]] created by [[God]] and was his favorite son. He is also a fallen archangel and the first fallen [[Angels|angel]]. He is the original ruler of [[Hell]] and the creator of [[demons]], seen by them as a father figure and their god.<ref name="Sin City">''[[Sin City]]''</ref><ref name="Lucifer Rising">''[[Lucifer Rising]]''</ref> As the second-born Archangel, he is the younger brother of [[Michael]] and the older brother of [[Raphael]] and [[Gabriel]] and the biological father to his son [[Jack Kline (Nephilim)|Jack]].
   
'''Lucifer''', also known as '''"The Devil"''' or '''"Satan"''', was the former ruler of [[Hell]], a fallen [[Archangel|archangel]], and the creator and father of all [[demons]]. As the second archangel, he is the younger brother of [[Michael]] and the older brother of [[Raphael]] and [[Gabriel]]. According to Gabriel, he was [[God]]'s favorite celestial, but when God asked for all angels to bow down to humanity, Lucifer refused. He waged a war against God but was banished to Hell by Michael. All of [[Azazel]]'s actions were motivated with the goal of eventually releasing Lucifer.
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He is a recurring character, the [[Big Bad|main antagonist]] of [[Season 5]], one of the two main antagonists of [[Season 12]] and [[Season 13]] and the secondary antagonist of [[Season 7]] and [[Season 11]].
   
Since he is an [[Angel|angel]], Lucifer must have the permission of any human he wishes to use as his vessel, as he can not forcefully possess a person. Being an [[archangel]], Lucifer possesses much more power than any normal angel and also every demon, most of whom deify him.
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According to Gabriel, Lucifer is, or at least was, God's favorite and most beloved celestial, but when God asked for all angels to bow down to [[Humans|humanity]], Lucifer refused both out of jealousy and wounded pride over being commanded to bow to what he saw as a broken, flawed, and murderous species and no longer feeling he was God's favorite creation.<ref name="Hammer Gods">''[[Hammer of the Gods]]''</ref> This was caused by the [[Mark of Cain]] corrupting him and boosting his dislike towards humanity.<ref name="Brothers Keeper">''[[Brother's Keeper]]''</ref> He waged a war against God but was eventually cast out of [[Heaven]] by Michael, and later banished to Hell by Michael, both times on God's command. All of [[Azazel]]'s actions were motivated with the goal of eventually releasing Lucifer from [[Lucifer's Cage|his cage]] in Hell.<ref name="Lucifer Rising" />
   
He was finally freed and allowed to roam the Earth when the final seal (the death of [[Lilith]]) was broken by [[Sam]]. Freed from his [[Lucifer's Cage|cage]], he took action to bring about the Apocalypse and cleanse the Earth (aka "The last perfect handiwork of God") of human beings (the flawed creation). Even after Lucifer was able to possess his true vessel, Sam's love for his brother [[Dean]] allowed Sam to regain control of his body, and seal himself, Lucifer, [[Michael]], and [[Adam Milligan]] in [[Lucifer's Cage]].
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Like all other angels, Lucifer must have the permission of a strong enough human to use as his [[vessel]], as he can not forcefully possess a person. Being an archangel, Lucifer possesses much more power than any normal angel, every [[deities|pagan god]], and also every demon and species of [[monster]], most of whom deify him, thus being among the most powerful entities [[Sam and Dean|the Winchesters]] have ever encountered.<ref name="Sympathy Devil">''[[Sympathy for the Devil]]''</ref> But his power causes regular vessels to decay and required to drink vast amounts of demon blood or possess either his true vessel ([[Sam]]) or an alternate more stable vessel ([[Castiel]]).
   
He appeared as a hallucination in [[Season 7]].
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Eventually, he was finally [[Raising of Lucifer|freed]] and allowed to roam the Earth when the final seal (the death of [[Lilith]]) was broken by [[Sam]].<ref name="Lucifer Rising" />
   
==Personality==
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Freed from his cage, he took action to bring about [[the Apocalypse]] and cleanse the [[Earth]] (aka "The last perfect handiwork of God") of human beings (the flawed creation). Even after Lucifer was able to possess Sam Winchester, his true vessel, Sam's love for his brother [[Dean]] allowed Sam to regain control of his body, and seal himself, Lucifer, [[Michael]], and [[Adam]] back in Lucifer's Cage.<ref name="Swan Song">''[[Swan Song]]''</ref>
Lucifer was once the most beautiful and beloved [[angel]] in all of existence. [[God]] loved Lucifer the most of all his angels. Because of his elevated status among the other angels, Lucifer was very proud. When humanity was created, he was unwilling to accept that he was no longer God's favorite. When God commanded all those of [[Heaven]] to love his new creation more than himself, Lucifer refused. Lucifer pleaded: "Father, I can't. These human beings are flawed. Murderous!" Lucifer continued his disobedience, asking [[Michael]] to stand by his side in his rebellion against God's orders. Michael refused Lucifer's request, and under God's command, Michael cast Lucifer into Hell.
 
   
Naturally, being cast out of Heaven enraged Lucifer, and he struck back by tempting and twisting the soul of a human woman, [[Lilith]]. After completely stripping her of her humanity, her soul was transformed into the very first demon. Because of this unforgivable blasphemy against [[God]], Lucifer was further punished by being placed into an additional solitary imprisonment within Hell. He remained there in isolation for a millenium. Lucifer's long term goal was to eventually be freed from the [[Lucifer's Cage|Cage]], eradicate humanity, and restore Earth to its original "untainted" glory. It is suggested that Lucifer only uses [[demons]] as servants and would eradicate all of them as well, because, despite them being his creations, he considers demons to be even less worthy than humans. Proof of this is shown when he casually kills dozens of them.
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After the release of [[Amara]] about five years later, the cage was damaged and Lucifer (whilst he still couldn't leave it) began reaching out to Sam to get him to return to Hell and release Lucifer so he could return to the world, working with [[Rowena]] to achieve this. Though Sam refused, [[Castiel]] said "[[yes]]" and Lucifer returned to the world in Castiel's body.
   
Lucifer claims that he never lies, because he does not have to. He promised both his [[vessels]], Nick and [[Sam]], that he would be honest with them. He also said that he sympathizes with his vessels, both of whom are victims like himself. He went to some lengths to get Sam's acceptance, sparing [[Dean|Dean's]] life once, and allowing Sam revenge against some of the demons that controlled his life. Despite this, Lucifer has been proven to mislead on occasion, suggesting that this was more of a ploy to gain trust, rather than an actual commitment, and he would bend this rule when it's to his advantage.
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After reconciling with God, Lucifer joined him, Sam, and Dean in an attack to defeat Amara. However, Amara, not wanting to be re-imprisoned, overpowered God and in her rage, she pulled Lucifer from Castiel's body when he went to attack her and help his father. It is unknown where he was banished but he survived and was able to take possession of [[Vince Vincente]], an aging musician. After the death of Vince, Lucifer began seeking out vessels with power and influence, culminating in President [[Jefferson Rooney]]. Lucifer was eventually [[hyperbolic pulse generator|exorcised]] from Rooney and returned to his Cage, but not before he conceived [[Jack Kline (Nephilim)|a]] [[Nephilim]] with [[Kelly Kline]]. It was [[Family Feud|later revealed]] that Crowley perverted the spell so that Lucifer became his prisoner in the body of [[Nick]] once more. Later, however, Lucifer (with the help of a [[Drexel|demon]]) is able to turn the tables on Crowley and seemingly kills him. He then reclaims his position as [[Ruler of Hell]] and sets off to find his [[Jack Kline (Nephilim)|unborn son]]. After a battle with the Winchesters and Crowley, Lucifer killed Castiel and was trapped in an alternate reality by [[Mary Winchester]].
   
Lucifer shows concern for his fellow [[angels]], though it is the [[Archangels|archangels]] he loves most. He captured [[Castiel]] and admired the angel's loyalty in refusing to reveal the presence of his friends. He invited Castiel to join him, and when Castiel refused, Lucifer respected his decision. Lucifer was remorseful when forced to kill [[Gabriel]] and disappointed when [[Michael]] berated him. When preparing to fight his older sibling in their pre-destined battle, Lucifer pleaded with Michael to "walk off the chessboard," but Michael remained determined to fulfill his destiny and serve [[God]]. Even so, when Castiel striked Michael with holy fire, Lucifer was outraged by the attack on his brother and obliterated Castiel.
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In that reality, Lucifer encounters [[Michael (Apocalypse World)|the alternate version of Michael]], who beats him into submission after a brief exchange of words and bout, takes him prisoner, and extracts much of his [[grace]] to fuel a spell to open a rift to the core world. However, Lucifer manages to escape to the core world just as the unstable rift collapses, where he discovers that much of his power has left him. After saving a resurrected Castiel from a group of angels, he curiously inquires about his son, but they are both soon apprehended and taken into custody by the last Prince of Hell, [[Asmodeus]], as Lucifer has lost most of his powers and strength.
   
Gabriel criticized Lucifer, describing his actions as "one big temper tantrum." [[Death]] and [[Crowley]] both made similar observations, as they have both called him a bratty and petulant child with daddy issues. Nonetheless, Lucifer sees himself as a tragic figure who was punished for being right. He refuses to accept any blame for his actions and suggests that God intentionally made Lucifer the way he is, asserting that "God wanted the Devil."
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After escaping Asmodeus, Lucifer attempted to steal Castiel's grace only for the latter to attack him. Lucifer retreated from the area and tried to steal grace from more angels.
   
Lucifer is also highly cruel and barbaric to those who get in his way, and despite his claims of being the victim, he has no qualms about killing anything or anyone, even if he has no true reason for killing them. For example, he barbarically massacred all the pagan gods (except for Kali, who was rescued and escaped), simply because they plotted against him, despite the fact that they posed no real threat to him.
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Later however after meeting and allying himself an angel named Anael he starts feeding on her grace but not all of it, allowing her to recharge before he decides to bargain with the Angels into convincing them to make him the undisputed Ruler of Heaven with the promise that he'll create more angels and restore the wings of the angels that have survived since the fall. However, his promises were revealed to be lies in order to grant Lucifer more power. He later abandoned this post and went to a bar in a state of despair that nobody would ever respect him. He was soon apprehended by his brother, [[Gabriel]] and [[Rowena MacLeod]], both of whom Lucifer believed he had killed, allowing them to gain the upper hand on the surprised Archangel.
   
==Powers & Abilities==
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After being captured to power [[Demon Tablet Alternate Reality Rift Opening Ritual|a ritual]] to open a door to Apocalypse World, Lucifer learned that his son was in the alternate world and found his purpose revitalized. [[Resurrection|Resurrecting]] a recently-deceased Sam, Lucifer formed a reluctant alliance with the hunter to find his son and help stop Michael.
   
As an archangel, Lucifer is one of the most powerful beings to exist, the only beings said to be more powerful than him are [[God]], [[Death]] and [[Michael]], though he showed no fear when facing the latter. The immensity of his power was further shown by how an improper human vessel, [[Nick]], decayed greatly as a result of containing him.
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After Lucifer was trapped on the [[Apocalypse World|other side]] he allied himself with Michael, on the terms that he can have Jack while Michael gets everything else. After stealing his son's power, Lucifer was [[Battle of the Abandoned Church|fought for a final time]] by [[Dean]] [[Power Granting|powered by]] Michael who Dean was acting as a [[vessel]] to. With the help of Michael, Dean finally killed Lucifer with an [[Archangel Blades|archangel blade]].
   
*'''Nigh-[http://supernatural.wikia.com/wiki/Omnipotence Omnipotence]''' - Lucifer, being the second archangel, is incredibly powerful. As only God and Death can defeat him with certainty, Lucifer has incalculable supernatural power. He can even slay ancient pagan deities with ease, despite using an imperfect and decaying vessel. With Sam as his vessel, he can use the full extent of his powers. Unlike most characters, the extent of his powers is not limited by his presence, as such giving them a near infinite range.
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However, his vessel Nick survived and began a mission to avenge his family. Nick began killing people and felt remorse for his actions, so he prayed for Lucifer to come back and unknowingly awakened him from his eternal slumber within [[The Empty]]. Despite the revelation that Lucifer was behind his family's murders, Nick began a search for the archangel, working with [[demons]] to bring him back. After contacting Lucifer through [[Prophet]] [[Donatello Redfield]], Nick attempted to [[resurrection|resurrect]] Lucifer and succeeded in bringing him back to Earth. However, Jack intervened and sent Lucifer back to the Empty before killing Nick, foiling Lucifer's resurrection.
*'''[[Immortality]]''' - As an angel, Lucifer has an infinitely long lifespan. Time does not degrade his vessel, like with all celestial beings. His vessel is unaffected by diseases and toxins. He does not tire, and does not require food, water, oxygen, or sleep to sustain his vessel. On one occasion, Castiel clearly says about killing Lucifer, "It's foolish, it can't be done", and later calls the task "insane". However, an archangelic blade can kill him, as can God or Death.
 
*'''[http://supernatural.wikia.com/wiki/Possession Possession]''' - Like all angels Lucifer is required to use a vessel on Earth, as Zachariah emphasizes. And he needs the vessel's permission, as with all angels. Because of the immensity of his power, he must use a vessel descended from Cain or Abel, or it will begin to decay.
 
*'''[[Invulnerability]]''' - Lucifer's vessel is impervious to damage and injury, except when harmed by an archangel blade, God or Death, or his archangel brethren. Kali, the most powerful of the gods at the gathering of the pagan deities, tried to harm him with a pyrokinetic attack, but it had no effect and Lucifer simply smiled at her attempt at harming him, showing him to be unharmed by extreme temperatures. The Colt caused him initial pain, but he soon recovered, though it should be noted that his temporary vessel was decaying at the time.
 
*'''Cosmic Awareness - '''Lucifer has immense awareness of everything, as Sam has said, "''I'm sure he knows a butload we don't''". He knows spells capable of binding the Horsemen to him, but he, according to Chuck, didn't know about the Impala.
 
*'''[[Superhuman Strength]]''' - As an archangel, Lucifer, being immensely strong, endows his vessel with immense superhuman strength, sufficient enough to having slaughtered ancient pagan deities with his bare hands with minor effort. As Gabriel predicted, Lucifer "''turned them into finger paint.''" Lucifer went on a rampage during which he brutally ripped the other gods to shreds, beating them to death and tearing off their limbs through sheer force. He was able to knock out Kali with one punch, sending her into the air and across the room. As the second oldest archangel, he's significantly stronger than any other angel as well as all demons and earthly monsters. He was also able to casually overpower his younger brother Gabriel, an archangel like him. Humans are powerless against him in terms of physical might; he once effortlessly threw Dean into the Impala with great force and literally beat him to a bloody pulp, nearly killing him. Chuck indicated that Dean only survived because Castiel healed him. Only Michael is his certain equal and possible superior in strength.  
 
*'''[[Regeneration]]''' - If Lucifer's vessel receives any physical damage, the wound will completely heal instantaneously. When shot with the Colt, for example, the bullet hole healed in under a minute. Interestingly, the ability does not reverse the decay caused to Nick by Lucifer's power. Lucifer is unaffected by natural diseases and illnesses.
 
*'''[[Shapeshifting]]''' - Lucifer can change his form when outside of a vessel. He's the only archangel to have done so. Also, when in a vessel, Lucifer can change his shape into any person he wants, similar to Gabriel's ability; Lucifer once took the form of a [[Reaper]] to lure Castiel away.
 
*'''[[Teleportation]]''' - Lucifer can travel anywhere instantly without occupying the space in between.
 
*'''Power Negation''' - Lucifer could prevent lesser supernatural creatures from using their powers, as Baldur and Kali where unable to teleport either themselves or the Winchesters when he arrived at the motel where they were hiding.
 
*'''[http://supernatural.wikia.com/wiki/Telepathy Telepathy]''' - Lucifer had complete access to Sam's memories, thoughts, and emotions while he possessed him. Lucifer describes Sam's mind as a "grapefruit."
 
[[File:SN519.jpg|thumb|190px|Lucifer using his telekinesis to kill pagan gods]]
 
*'''Advanced [http://supernatural.wikia.com/wiki/Telekinesis Telekinesis]''' - Lucifer can impart kinetic energy on matter with his mind. He is extremely proficient, being able to rip pagan deities apart with this power.
 
*'''[[Dream Walking]]''' - Lucifer has the ability to enter a person's dreams. Even without a human vessel, Lucifer was able to speak with Nick in his dreams while taking on the appearance of his deceased wife. He demonstrated this again when he spoke to Sam in his dreams while taking on the appearance of [[Jessica Moore]].
 
*'''Cryokinesis''' - Lucifer can manipulate and generate cold. He froze a pane of glass by merely breathing on it.
 
*'''[[Supernatural Perception]]''' - Lucifer can perceive the true form of beings invisible to the human eye. Lucifer was able to see the true form of Death when he raised the Horseman out of his prison.
 
*'''[[Weather Manipulation]]''' - When Lucifer was released, he altered the weather by creating severe winds and causing hurricanes and tornadoes across the world. He made the entire city of Detroit's temperature drop simply through his presence.
 
*'''[http://supernatural.wikia.com/wiki/Biokinesis Biokinesis]''' - Lucifer killed [[Castiel]] by speeding up his molecules to the point where it caused him to explode simply by snapping his fingers.
 
*'''[[Reality Warping]]''' - Although never displayed in person, Lucifer reminded Gabriel that he taught him everything he knew about using this power, when the latter tried to use it to kill him. Upon his escape the Koreans made their first successful nuclear test.
 
*'''[[Spell Casting]]''' - Lucifer was able to bind the Horsemen to his presence with a spell, controlling their actions to a moderate degree. He also performed a ritual sacrifice of demons to release Death from his coffin. He also knew how to ward angels from the Angel Tablet.
 
*'''[http://supernatural.wikia.com/wiki/Resurrection Resurrection]''' - Lucifer can easily revive dead people. He is also said to be able to bring back deceased angels. In The Devil You Know, Crowley noted Lucifer can also resurrect dead demons.
 
*'''[http://supernatural.wikia.com/wiki/Terrakinesis Terrakinesis]''' - Lucifer could generate earthquakes through his mere presence on the earth; he was able to cause them at a colossal range, creating several across the whole world while he was in America.
 
*'''[[Precognition]]''' - Lucifer could see and accurately predict the future, but he could not see the whole picture; he knew he would possess Sam in Detroit and told him the first time he met him.
 
*'''Torturing - '''Lucifer is skilled in torture, both physical and spiritual. He tortured Lilith's spirit to the point where he turned her into the original demon. He also tortured Sam to the point where the mental damage would have killed him, had Castiel not absorbed the damage.
 
*'''[[White Light]] '''-  He once captured Castiel by disabling him with a burst of white light.
 
   
==Early Life==
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==Personality==
===Origins===
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{{Quote|I was a son. A brother, like [[Sam|you]]. A younger brother. And I had [[Michael|an older brother]] who I loved. Idolized, in fact. And one day, I went to him and I begged him to stand with me, and Michael... Michael turned on me. Called me a freak. A monster. And then he beat me down. All because I was different. Because I had a mind of my own.|Lucifer's sense of betrayal|''[[Abandon All Hope]]''}}
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{{Quote|'''Lucifer''': [[Maggie (Apocalypse World)|She]] saw me when I was scouting out the bunker. She saw me and she screamed, so I crushed her skull with my bare hands and it was warm and wet and I liked it.<br>'''Jack''': You're not my father... You're a monster.|[[Jack Kline (Nephilim)|Jack]] forcing Lucifer to confess what he did to [[Maggie (Apocalypse World)|Maggie]]''|[[Let the Good Times Roll]]''}}
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Lucifer was created by God billions of years ago, before even the Big Bang, he was raised by Michael and he taught Gabriel various tricks. Lucifer was once the most beautiful and beloved [[Archangel]] in all of existence. [[God]] loved Lucifer the most of all his angels. Because of his elevated status among the other angels, Lucifer was very proud. When humanity was created, due to the Mark of Cain corrupting him into jealousy, he was unwilling to accept that he was no longer God's favorite. When God commanded all those of [[Heaven]] to love his new creation more than himself, Lucifer refused. Lucifer pleaded: "Father, I can't. These human beings are flawed. Murderous!" Lucifer continued his disobedience, asking [[Michael]] to stand by his side in his rebellion against God's orders. Michael refused Lucifer's request, and under God's command, Michael cast Lucifer into Hell. When Lucifer [[Hell's Angel|returned]] to Heaven, he listed the [[wikipedia:Salem witch trials|Salem witch trials]], [[wikipedia:Nazi Germany|Nazi Germany]], the [[wikipedia:Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki|atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki]] and the [[wikipedia:September 11 attacks|9/11 attacks]] as proof of mankind's unworthiness.
   
Lucifer was the second [[archangel]] that [[God]] created, and was then raised by his older brother [[Michael]] in Heaven. Lucifer was at one time the favorite of God's angels, and his name translates to "The Light Bearer." It was stated that he once had a strong relationship with God and was fiercely loyal and devoted to Him. When God created mankind and commanded that His angels honor humans by bowing to them and loving them even more than God Himself, Lucifer refused to do so. Being full of pride, Lucifer refused to bow to a creature that he considered lesser than himself. Eventually Lucifer's arrogance was out of control, to the point that he had even attempted to wage war against God.
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Naturally, being cast out of Heaven enraged Lucifer, and he struck back by tempting and twisting the soul of a human woman, [[Lilith]]. After completely stripping her of her humanity, her soul was transformed into the very first demon. He then would create the four [[Princes of Hell]], some of the most powerful demons nearly impossible to kill, as generals for Hell's army. Around the same time, he also passed on the [[Mark of Cain]] onto Cain, turning him into the first [[Knight of Hell]], who went on the create more Knights, elite warrior demons nearly impossible to kill, such as [[Abaddon]]. Because of these unforgivable blasphemies against [[God]], Lucifer was further punished by being placed into additional solitary imprisonment within Hell. He remained there in isolation for a millennium. Lucifer's long term goal was to eventually be freed from the [[Lucifer's Cage|Cage]], eradicate humanity, and restore Earth to its original "untainted" glory. It is suggested that Lucifer only uses [[demons]] as servants and would eradicate all of them as well, because, despite them being his creations, he considers demons to be even less worthy than humans. Proof of this is shown when he casually kills dozens of them. However, he holds his greatest contempt for Pagan Gods, believing them to be petty, disloyal, and the lowest of all beings because they claim to be gods.
   
Lucifer had approached his older brother, the [[Michael|archangel Michael]], hoping his elder sibling would stand by his side during the rebellion. After Michael rejected Lucifer's request, the elder brother cast Lucifer into Hell under orders from God.
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Lucifer claims that he never lies or even tricks, because he does not have to, as he has said, "I will never lie to you. I will never trick you." He promised both his [[vessels]], Nick and [[Sam]], that he would be honest with them. He also said that he sympathizes with his vessels, both of whom are victims like himself. He went to some lengths to get Sam's acceptance, sparing [[Dean]]'s life on several occasions, and allowing Sam revenge against some of the demons that controlled his life. Despite this, Lucifer is largely manipulative and has been proven to mislead on occasion, suggesting that this was more of a ploy to gain trust, rather than an actual commitment, and he would bend this rule when it's to his advantage. Furthermore, Lucifer tries to gain sympathy from his opponents such as Dean by claiming that he is truly a victim and was justified in his actions. 
   
Once in Hell, Lucifer became associated with and was often referred to by the name "Satan." The word "Satan" literally means 'The Adversary' or 'The Accuser.' After Lucifer had been cast out of Heaven but before he was locked into Hell, he had attempted to spite God by twisting and corrupting the soul of a woman into the first demon, Lilith. After this unpardonable insult towards God, Lucifer was further punished by being sealed in an impregnable cage within Hell. Despite being sealed away, he was still considered the ruler of Hell and the god of all demons.
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Lucifer shows concern for his fellow [[angels]], though it is the [[archangels]] he loves most. He captured [[Castiel]] and admired the angel's loyalty in refusing to reveal the presence of his friends. He invited his younger brother to join him since they were both enemies of Heaven, but when Castiel refused, Lucifer respected his decision and offered him a chance to change his mind. Lucifer was remorseful when forced to kill what he believed to be [[Gabriel]] and was disappointed when [[Michael]] berated him. When preparing to fight his older sibling in their pre-destined battle, Lucifer pleaded with Michael to "walk off the chessboard," but Michael remained determined to fulfill his destiny and serve [[God]]. Even so, when Castiel struck Michael with holy fire, Lucifer was outraged by the attack on his brother and obliterated Castiel, stating only he had the right to hurt Michael.
   
The cage that Lucifer was imprisoned in was designed so that he could never leave or escape it on his own, and it was then further locked with 600 powerful seals. Any 66 of those 600 seals would have to be broken by an outside being in order to free Lucifer. The seals served to bind Lucifer's power and to keep him from escaping his new prison in Hell. Of the 66 seals required to free Lucifer, only 2 of them are required in a specific order. The first seal is quoted by [[Alastair]] as, "And it is written, that the first seal shall be broken when a righteous man sheds blood in Hell. As he breaks, so shall it break." The final seal is quoted by [[Ruby]] as "And it is written, that the first demon shall be the last seal." Aside from those two seals, any other 64 of the remaining 600 seals will suffice.
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Gabriel criticized Lucifer, describing his actions as "one great big temper tantrum." [[Death]] and [[Crowley]] both made similar observations, as they have both called him a bratty and petulant child with daddy issues. Lucifer is also arrogant and extremely vengeful, taking his betrayal and hatred out on the entire world without any remorse. Nonetheless, Lucifer sees himself as a tragic figure who was punished for being right. He refuses to accept any blame for his actions and suggests that God intentionally made Lucifer the way he is, asserting that "God wanted the Devil."
   
In an unspecified time before his imprisonment, Lucifer had possession of the Angel Tablet, which he hid in one of his crypts. He protected it with wards to keep angels away from it. His motives in keeping the tablet, or if keeping it was a task assigned to him, have yet to be revealed.
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Lucifer is also highly cruel and barbaric to those who get in his way, and despite his claims of being the victim, he has no qualms about killing anyone who angers him, even if he has no true reason for killing them. For example, he savagely massacred all the pagan gods (except for Kali, who was rescued and escaped), simply because they plotted against him, despite the fact that they posed no real threat to him and takes great pleasure in beating Dean for being "such a pain in (his) ass." He also slaughtered an entire town by sacrificing the women and children and then having his demons possess the men before killing them just to raise a Horseman. 
   
===The Coming of Azazel===
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Lucifer has a sense of humor equivalent to [[Gabriel]] and [[Balthazar]], rare in many angels. He can be sarcastic and casually indifferent, usually a testament to his arrogance. This highlighted particularly in Sam's [[hallucination]]s of him, where he sees him as constantly shedding a snarky and wise-cracking light on Sam's everyday actions. When reunited with Sam in Hell, Lucifer proves to have a comical side, going so far as to dance during a fight with his enemies.
During his long imprisonment within the confines of his cage in Hell, Lucifer was served by his many demons, one of the most prominent being his confidant, the Yellow-Eyed Demon known as [[Azazel]]. None of them had truly seen Lucifer, as he was locked away in a special part of Hell that had only one entrance kept locked by the 66 seals; this left the vast majority of demons without hope that they would ever find Lucifer and return him to power, save for one demon in particular: Azazel, who eventually escaped to the Earth in search of a way to free Lucifer from Hell.
 
   
[[File:Lucifer's_voice.jpg|170px|thumb|Lucifer speaking through the body of a dead nun.]]
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While Lucifer is angry with God for imprisoning him, he feels that it's a family issue and that dealing with [[Amara]] is more important to the point that he is willing to put aside his differences with his father and the Winchesters to fight her after the torture Amara put him through. After seeing God for the first time in eons, Lucifer initially seemed uncertain on how to react, but soon began to act somewhat like a petulant child, demanding an apology and locking himself in Sam's room when he didn't get one. However, after God actually apologized and explained his behavior, Lucifer forgave him and the two reconciled their differences to the point that Lucifer not only fought for God, he tried to save his father from Amara despite how powerful she was.
In 1972, after leaving Hell and wandering the world for years in search of the entrance to Lucifer's Cage, Azazel discovered the location of Lucifer's prison in one of the most ironic of places: a convent. He possessed the body of the chief priest of the church, St. Mary's Convent, in Ilchester, Maryland (the location where Lucifer would eventually be released), and pretended to carry out the priest's current mass, with an audience of eight nuns in attendance. Eventually, the priest's words began to speak of a different Father, Lucifer, and the priest was then revealed to be Azazel, who then proceeded to slaughter the nuns.
 
   
After they were dead and the church was left a bloody mess, Azazel, still possessing the priest's body, spoke directly to Lucifer himself, who in turn spoke through the body of a nun. Azazel stated his great relief to hear Lucifer's voice once again after so many ages. Lucifer commended Azazel's unshakeable faith in him and stated that he had done well to find him. Azazel then requested knowledge of what was binding Lucifer in Hell and how he could help Lucifer break free and rise once more. Lucifer then told Azazel that "Lilith will break the seals,' to which Azazel reluctantly agreed, mentioning that releasing her will "not be easy."
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In the aftermath of the war with Amara, Lucifer seems solely interested in maintaining power in Hell, refusing to let Crowley stand in his way. He displays cruelty towards everyone who slightly upsets him. However, he makes an exception with Rowena, whose powers he is dependent upon until she manages to betray him. Although repeatedly regarded as "evil" by this point, Lucifer was generous enough to keep up his promise with [[Vince Vincente|Vince]] and heal his sister [[Wendy Vincente|Wendy]] of her paralysis.
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[[File:...he ditches me (12x07) 1.PNG|thumb|275px|Lucifer expresses sorrow and anger at God's abandonment of him.]]
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Following his banishment by Rowena, Lucifer comes back vengeful against God, believing that God had only apologized to get Lucifer's help against the Darkness before abandoning him a second time. Lucifer is both angry and devastated by this, in near tears when explaining his reasoning to the Winchesters and Castiel. He now sees no point in any of God's creations and intends to do whatever he feels like, specifically stating that he has no other plan.
   
Revealing that Lilith would have to be freed from Hell and then sacrificed by a [[Special Children|special child]] with psychic powers strong enough to perform the deed, Lucifer entreated Azazel to devise a way to break this seal and set him free. It is here that Azazel is revealed to be ultimately loyal to Lucifer and that his endgame throughout the series has been the release of Lucifer from Hell. With Lucifer's location now confirmed and knowing what he had to do in order to release him, Azazel departed his meeting with Lucifer with great hope and a plan in mind to fulfill Lucifer's release from Hell.
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Lucifer's disregard for anyone but himself remains prominent as he seeks out influential humans as his vessels, eventually landing with the [[President of the United States]]. Simply for the fun of it, Lucifer takes the president's lover to his bed, and willingly conceives a child with her, the purpose of this is uncertain, though he expresses joy about finally creating something rather than destroying it. He is enraged when Kelly threatens to abort the child and becomes even more furious when Sam expels him from his vessel.
   
=== The Release of Lilith ===
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[[File:Lucifer - 12x21 - 464.png|thumb|275px|left|Lucifer rejoices]]
Armed with the knowledge of the 66 seals, Azazel crafted a plan to break the final seal by finding the prophesized special child that would be strong enough to kill Lilith when the time came. He also devised a plot to break Lilith out of Hell at the right time. In search of the special child spoken of by Lucifer himself, Azazel began to search far and wide for parents sure to bear children with certain psychic abilities if properly activated. To this end, Azazel would typically blackmail the parents of the child in question, by means of ''quid pro quo,'' into allowing him to visit the child in question upon the night of their six-month birthday, as he would ordinarily be unable to enter without their permission. What Azazel did not reveal to the parents, however, was that he would bleed into the mouth of the child, feeding them demon blood and activating/creating their psychic powers. He did this with many children, knowing that one day he would have to determine which would be powerful enough in the end to kill Lilith and release Lucifer from Hell.
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As Crowley's prisoner, Lucifer remains confident, humorous and fearless as he does not believe Crowley will get what he wants from him. Even after being tortured, he merely puts up a front that he will submit to Crowley's rule. Although he claimed to have lost his purpose after God's abandonment of him, Lucifer seems to have regained it by focusing on his son. Lucifer also admits to [[Drexel|one demon]] that he is not well-known for his patience. After his escape, Lucifer's primary objective is to be with his son.
   
Azazel finally learned of a way to release Lilith from Hell, by means of a portal connecting the Earth to Hell called a Devil's Gate. After discovering the Devil's Gate to be protected by numerous backups including a one hundred mile Devils Trap set in place by the legendary [[Samuel Colt]] and that the key to the gate was the [[Colt|gun]] created by Colt himself, Azazel began to also search for this key and found another use for the special child he sought: to pass through the barriers Colt had set in place around the Devil's Gate and open the gate itself once the key had been located.
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[[Michael (Apocalypse World)|Alternate Michael]], upon reading Lucifer's mind, notes that his greatest fear is being imprisoned again.
   
==Season 2==
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After losing most of his grace, Lucifer became more human, requiring food and feeling the cold, something that disgusted him but he also didn't know how to deal with. Lucifer admits after feeling human sensations that he doesn't understand how people keep going.
Azazel's plan came to fruition many years later in 2007, when the demon pitted many of the now grown-up special children against one another in a battle to the death to see which would ultimately prove strongest, as a means to see which would be best suited to perform the task of killing Lilith. After [[Jake Talley]] came out on top after stabbing [[Sam Winchester]] in the back both literally and figuratively, Azazel entrusted the Colt acquired from [[John Winchester]] to him and instructed him to use it to open a crypt in an old cowboy graveyard in Wyoming - in truth, the Devil's Gate itself. Despite Sam being resurrected by means of a bargain his brother, [[Dean Winchester|Dean Winchester,]] made with the Crossroads Demon and his allies confronting Jake at the graveyard, Jake was able to insert the Colt into the lock on the crypt and turn it like a key, causing the lock to begin to open before he was shot multiple times by Sam. With this, the Devil's Gate was blasted open, releasing a demon army into the world to serve as a distraction while Lilith was also secretly released from Hell through the gate as well. However, with the help of the spirit of John Winchester, Dean killed Azazel with the Colt.
 
   
==Season 3==
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In a more vulnerable moment, Lucifer admitted that he always wanted to fit in and please a father that he could never please. He admits that he fears to be as bad of a father to Jack as God was to him.
Although Azazel was killed by Dean with the Colt, Azazel's plan was now set into motion. With Lilith now released from Hell and one special child remaining, tried and tested, the elements were now set in place for the final seal binding Lucifer to be broken when the time was right. It would now take only a guiding hand to nurture the special child, Sam Winchester, to achieve the true goal of his psychic abilities: the killing of Lilith. To this end, Lilith teamed up with a Lucifer loyalist named [[Ruby]] who, while not significantly powerful, was very manipulative and was able to gain Sam's trust and began pushing him to be more ruthless and use his powers in the guise of saving Dean from his deal.
 
   
==Season 4==
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In ''[[Bring 'em Back Alive]]'', after trying to help humans as the new God, Lucifer appeared to be genuinely distressed by the idea that all humans hated him because of God's "propaganda." [[Anael]] also points out he does not really want to find Jack since he is afraid of 'seeing contempt in his eyes'. He even revealed he can't do the things he promised the angels and only needed them to gain power, this was in contrast to his words of never lying. Lucifer was also shown to get easily enraged and saddened at the mention of locking him back in the Cage.
===The Breaking of the 66 Seals ===
 
Dean is dragged into Hell by Lilith's [[Hellhound]]s at the end of the third season - this is due to the bargain with the [[Crossroad Demon]] to revive Sam in exchange for his soul. Dean spent four months of Earth time in Hell (around 40 years in Hell time) and for the first thirty of those forty years, the chief executioner of Hell, [[Alastair]] tortured Dean daily and offered to stop his torture if Dean himself would torture other souls trapped in Hell. Dean refused the offer each time; however, after thirty years of pain and misery, Dean began to crack and finally could take no more, and so he accepted Alastair's offer, getting out of his own torture and taking up torturing other souls for a total of ten years.
 
   
Dean did not know that this was the first seal that bound Lucifer in Hell, and that as long as the true first seal remained intact, the others could not be broken. This had been Lilith and Alastair's plan all along: to force Dean, a righteous man, to crack under torture and begin torturing other souls to spare himself from further torment. From the moment Dean first began torturing souls under Alastair's tutelage, the first seal binding Lucifer was at last broken, enabling Lilith and several hundred demons now on Earth to begin breaking others in order to release Lucifer from his prison.
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When he next appeared, he was depressed and drinking in a bar, telling the bartender how neither [[Heaven]] nor [[Hell]] matters to him, and that all he cares about is Jack. He was so depressed from being unable to feel Jack's presence that he nearly cried while he asked [[Gabriel]] to put him out of his misery when he held an [[Archangel Blades|Archangel Blade]] to his chest. He had no intention of defending himself against a weak Gabriel or the Winchesters, even when they stated they'd drain him of his [[Grace]] and kill him.
   
The fourth season of the series chronicles the efforts of Lucifer's demon minions to break the other seals. The seals operated as locks on a door. Some of these included the Rising of the Witnesses, the summoning of [[Samhain]], and the sacrifice of two [[Reaper]]s under the Solstice moon. Although there were over six hundred seals in place, only sixty-six needed to be broken in order for Lucifer to escape his prison. There was also a stipulation in the initiating and ending of the process of breaking the seals: The first seal and the final seal had to both be satisfied regardless of what other seals were broken. The first seal, which had to be satisfied before the others could then be broken, was the cracking of a righteous man in Hell. Dean broke this seal unknowingly during his imprisonment in Hell, he is rescued soon after, before he is recruited, along with his brother Sam, to fight against Lilith's forces to save the other seals from being broken. As it was nearly impossible to know which Seals Lilith would choose to target, it was also next to impossible to stop her from breaking others.
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He started annoying and upsetting Rowena to pass the time, which made her lash out by telling him they'd use his Grace to retrieve Mary and Jack. Knowing where his son is and being insulted as being "nothing to him, to anyone" motivated him to fight and free himself. He replenished his [[Grace]] by "eating" a group of [[Angels]] and resurrected Sam in order to present him to Jack so he could finally build a relationship with his son, stating that before he'd just kidnap him but realized that wasn't an option. He smiled upon finally meeting Jack.
   
Sam was also slowly turned into a demon-blood addict by the demon [[Ruby]] as she prepared him to fulfill his own secret role in Lucifer's release: carrying out the execution of Lilith and becoming strong enough to take his place as Lucifer's vessel. Finally, near the end of the fourth season, only the true final seal remained: the death of Lilith herself. Lilith had planned out the breaking of the seals, and once sixty-five of them were broken, she prepared to play her own personal role in Lucifer's release, to die in order to ensure the release of her creator and the coming of the Apocalypse.
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He successfully bonds with Jack, who was curious about his family but doesn't get along with [[Gabriel]], [[Castiel]], and the Winchesters, who despise him and want him away from Jack. He impresses Jack with his power and knowledge, much to the Winchesters disdain. When Lucifer attempts to reconnect with, or at least talk to Gabriel, and start arguing about the past, Gabriel calls Lucifer a "cancer" God had to cut out, he was visibly hurt and shed a tear.
   
===The Rising of Lucifer===
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He stood behind with Gabriel in order to protect Jack and the refugees fleeing to Main Earth when Michael attacked, despite being depowered. After being overwhelmed by Michael, he tries to cross the rift but is held back by Sam, who asked him "How did you think this was gonna end?"
[[File:The portal of Lucifer.png|170px|thumb|left|Lilith's blood forms the portal that will allow Lucifer to rise out of Hell.]] By this point, Dean had been rescued from Hell by the angel [[Castiel]], who had hoped to rescue Dean before he gave into his torture in order to prevent the first seal from being broken, and Sam had honed his demonic powers with the help of Ruby, who had been preparing Sam to be able to battle and kill Lilith (convincing him that this would prevent the final seal from being broken and as an act of revenge for Lilith sending Dean to Hell in the first place). What Ruby did not confide to Sam or his brother, however, was that the truth was just the opposite: Lilith must die, as her death was the final seal necessary to be broken in order to fully release Lucifer, something Lilith herself already knew and was willing to undertake.
 
   
[[File:The portal is open.png|170px|thumb|right|The portal formed by Lilith's blood opens the door to [[Lucifer's Cage]] in Hell, allowing him to rise once more.]] By the time Dean realised this and escaped confinement by the angels (who wished to confront the demons and Lucifer in the Apocalypse so as to ultimately defeat them and bring about paradise on Earth), he was too late to warn Sam that killing Lilith would, in fact, ensure Lucifer's release rather than prevent it. Sam was torn for a moment between listening to Dean's cries to stop and Ruby's screams for him to kill Lilith, but when Lilith mocked him, that overrode all else. Sam killed Lilith with his powers, and Ruby then goaded him for having in fact caused the Apocalypse rather than having stopped it, revealing she had been working with Lilith the entire time and that Lucifer himself had foretold that only Sam could kill Lilith. Dean killed Ruby with her own demon-killing knife, but the Winchester brothers watched together in horror as Lilith's blood revealed the mouth of [[Lucifer's Cage]], which began to open, allowing the Devil himself to rise out of his prison.
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[[File:Lucifer's Rage.png|thumb|275px|Lucifer reveals his rage to his son]]
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When he decided to team up with Michael, on the terms that he can have Jack while Michael can get everything else; he looked visibly conflicted by it. After reuniting with Jack and trying to leave Earth, he was nearly successful and played on his son's enthusiasm before Jack learned Lucifer killed his friend by compelling him to tell the truth, revealing he did kill Maggie and really enjoyed it. Lucifer was visibly upset when Jack called him a monster and denied Lucifer as a father, and screamed in Jack's face before shedding tears when he recognized contempt in Jack's eyes. He completely abandoned any relationship with his son and stole most of his grace, reverting to his old self. His narcissism, ruthlessness, and desire to be worshiped became his most dominating qualities, as he was going to wipe out the universe and make a new one in his image to be worshipped. He came to believe that family only brings pain and was unnecessary even punching his son and taunting him by declaring he could make more. He returned to his cruel and sadistic mannerisms as he was going to force Sam, and his own son Jack, to kill each other for his own amusement. He tried to make Sam see Jack as a killer while trying to prove to Jack that the Winchesters didn't care about him. His ambitions took priority over his son as he said he would just make more after Jack tried to get his father to stop and beat him down.
   
As the gate to Hell fully opened and Lucifer's true angelic essence began to ascend out of the cage to Earth, the brothers attempted to flee, only to have the chapel's doors slam shut and lock. Seeing that running was futile, they turned and watched in horror as the portal opened and the Devil's piercing true angelic voice rang through the church. Though they fell to the ground in pain, [[God]] personally intervened to save the brothers from Lucifer's rising by teleporting them onto a plane passing over Ilchester at that moment, from which they watched as Lucifer's essence shot up into the sky from where St. Mary's Convent stood, blowing it apart. This signalled the beginning of the Apocalypse.
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==Death==
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===Killed By===
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*[[Dean Winchester]]
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After Lucifer becomes super-charged by stealing [[Jack Kline (Nephilim)|Jack's]] [[grace]], Dean agrees to become the [[vessel]] for the [[Apocalypse World]] [[Michael (Apocalypse World)|Michael]] on the condition that Dean remains in control and Michael [[Power Granting|power him]]. Wielding several of Michael's powers, Dean [[Battle of the Abandoned Church|battles Lucifer to the death]] but is overpowered by the super-charged Fallen Archangel as he gloats over his victory. As Lucifer begins [[smiting]] Dean, [[Sam]] tosses Dean Michael's [[Archangel Blades|archangel blade]]. Dean, with Michael powering him so that he can resist Lucifer's smiting and wield the weapon, brushes off the attack and stabs Lucifer in the side with the archangel blade, killing him. Lucifer's [[vessel]] [[Nick]] survives his death and [[Unhuman Nature|later]] prays to him, awakening him in [[The Empty]]. However, though Nick [[Game Night|tries]] to [[resurrection|resurrect]] Lucifer, the attempt is foiled by Jack and Lucifer is returned to the Empty.
   
==Season 5==
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==Characteristics==
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[[File:Lucifer's feather 1.PNG|thumb|204x204px|Lucifer's fossilized black feather.]]
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According to [[Uriel]] when recounting Lucifer's rebelliousness in ''[[On The Head Of A Pin]]'', Lucifer's true form is apparently considered beautiful among angels. [[Sam Winchester]] and [[Rowena MacLeod]] had a different reaction to seeing Lucifer's true form, finding it truly terrifying, and remained haunted by it months or even years later. When manifesting without a vessel on [[Earth]], Lucifer appears as an intense white light, or (when severely weakened) a slender cloud of glowing, bluish-white smoke, identical to other angels. When manifesting within a vessel's mind or in [[Hell]] without a vessel, Lucifer usually but not always takes the form of his first known vessel, [[Nick]].
   
===Preparations for the Apocalypse===
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When Lucifer projected his [[Angel's Wings|wings]] while possessing a vessel, they were revealed to have a similar compact design to [[Castiel]]'s [[seraph]] wings and [[Zachariah]]'s wings, compared to [[Gabriel]] and [[Jack Kline (Nephilim)|his son's]] and [[Michael (Apocalypse World)|Alternate Michael]]'s wing designs. Uniquely, Lucifer causes his vessel's irises to glow red and leaves the pupils unchanged, instead of a blue eye-glow with dots of white light in the centre. While being an angel, Lucifer appears to have tainted/corrupted [[grace]] - according to [[Angel Commander|one angel]], Lucifer carries the stench of [[Hell]] on him. The prophet [[Donatello Redfield]] described Lucifer's power as being dark and toxic when comparing it to his son's.
[[File:Lucifer_and_the_Horsemen.jpg|thumb|left|170px|''Mournful will be that day, when from the ashes shall rise, a guilty man to be judged.'' Lucifer rises out of his cage in Hell as the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse loom beyond.]]
 
Now free, Lucifer set out to find a vessel, someone Lucifer could take control of in order to walk the Earth. Lucifer's chosen vessel turned out to be a lonely man named [[Nick]], whose wife and baby were killed by an intruder who broke into their home one night. Lucifer began to manipulate and mentally torture Nick, making him start to see things in his sleep, like mass amounts of blood dripping out of his dead child's crib, hearing his dead child crying through a baby monitor, and making his child's swing move without apparent cause.
 
   
[[File:Lucifer-nick_swan_4.jpg|thumb|170px|Lucifer tries to convince Nick to be his temporary vessel.]]Lucifer then appeared in Nick's dream again, taking the form of his dead wife to communicate with him. Lucifer explained to Nick that he needed his permission to take over his body, but Nick refused. Lucifer then told Nick some of his origins, such as how he loved God "too much" and felt that though God created them that He should not be allowed to "toy" with them. He went on to further manipulate Nick, explaining that God didn't do anything to stop the death of his family, making Him either sadistic or meaning that He simply didn't care. Lucifer then tempted Nick, saying that it was God's fault that his family died and that if he allowed him to take over his body, he would make sure justice is served. Nick agreed, and in a burst of bright light, Lucifer took over his vessel, regaining much of his former strength and full corporeal form.
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Like [[Michael]], Lucifer required either his [[Sam Winchester|true vessel]] or [[Jimmy Novak|a vessel from an extremely powerful bloodline]] to house him permanently - Nick was a notable exception after his body was repaired and modified, enabling Lucifer to possess him for over a year without ill effects. When possessing vessels weaker than this, Lucifer's power would cause the vessel to "burn away" and decay over time (similar to [[Hael]]'s [[Gloria Lewellen Jacobson|vessel]] in ''[[I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here]]''), manifesting as burn- and rot-like blemishes on the vessel's skin, and (in [[Vince Vincente]]'s case) eventual blackening of the skin and darkening of the eyeballs.
   
In "[http://supernatural.wikia.com/wiki/Good_God,_Y%27all Good God, Y'all]", Lucifer inside his vessel Nick, indirectly creates high-altitude winds, which causes some damage to humans.
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While possessing a vessel, Lucifer usually retains the vessel's appearance without altering it. His 2014 [[Lucifer (The End)|alternate timeline counterpart]], however, dressed Sam in an all-white suit and combed his hair back. After possessing Vince Vincente, Lucifer made an exception and chose to re-dress Vince in black clothing, topped with a leather jacket. After escaping imprisonment from Crowley, Lucifer finally decides to change Nick's dishevelled attire, donning a brown leather jacket over a white shirt. This jacket was lost following Lucifer's escape from Apocalypse World, leaving him with the shirt - Lucifer obtained a beige jacket as a replacement.
[[File:SPN_1048.jpg|thumb|170px|left|Lucifer tells Sam that he is his true vessel.]]
 
In "[[Free To Be You and Me]]", it was revealed that Sam is Lucifer's true vessel, and that the vessel he now occupies is only an improvisation. Sometime later in "[[Abandon All Hope...|Abandon All Hope..]]", it is shown that Nick's body is beginning to decompose and deteriorate, as he cannot properly contain Lucifer's angelic essence. Lucifer's physical angelic complexion, as is the case for all archangels, proves overwhelming to a normal human vessel that is not their true, pre-destined vessel (like Sam is for Lucifer). True vessels give archangels a full corporeal body to manifest in while on the Earth. The fact that Lucifer's improvisational vessel is "wearing a bit thin" means that Lucifer would likely be placing a greater focus on finding Sam and somehow obtaining his consent to inhabit his body, in a similar way that the angels seek to obtain Dean's consent to allow the Archangel Michael into his body as he is Michael's true vessel.
 
   
[[File:Spn504_409.jpg|thumb|170px|Lucifer in Sam's body in the future apocalypse]]
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In ''[[Let the Good Times Roll]]'', after stealing Jack's [[grace]] and becoming "supercharged", Lucifer's eyes glowed gold like Jack's instead of red. When killed by [[Dean Winchester]] with an [[Archangel Blades|archangel blade]], fire burst from Lucifer's [[vessel]] in addition to the bright light which bursts from all angels' and archangels' facial orifices. It is unclear if this was something unique to Lucifer or was due to his super-charged state at the time.
In "[[The End]]," Zachariah finds Dean and sends him five years into the future so that Dean can see the repercussions which will follow if he refuses to be Michael's vessel. In the year 2014, Dean travels with the older version of himself, Future!Dean, and a group of other hunters, including Future!Castiel, to Detroit to confront the Devil. In this future, Sam consented to serve as a vessel, and the world is ending. Future!Dean tries to use the Colt on Lucifer, but the Archangel snaps Future!Dean's neck with his foot. Lucifer, wearing Sam, tells the Dean of the past that he does not want to destroy the world, but to rid it of an imperfection. He insists that he was unfairly cast out. Lucifer also tells Dean that Sam will always consent to him in Detroit; no matter what they do, Sam will become his vessel. Zachariah then retrieves Dean and he returns to his current year.
 
   
[[File:Supernatural-510AbandonAllHopeavi_0.jpg|170px|thumb|left]]
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In ''[[Unhuman Nature]]'', upon awakening in [[the Empty]], Lucifer formed as a black, liquid, skeletal humanoid with his signature red eyes. When he briefly emerged from the Empty in ''[[Game Night]]'', Lucifer also revealed he had black, viscous angel wings on this humanoid form, and his liquid form was shot through with flashes of white light.
In "[[Abandon All Hope]]" Lucifer is in Carthage, Missouri on a mission to summon Death, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. He manages to trap Castiel inside a ring of holy oil, and his demons trap Sam, Dean, Jo, and Ellen. Lucifer speaks to Castiel, asking him whether he came with the Winchesters. Castiel lies that he came alone, but Lucifer is not fooled, though he admires the other angel's loyalty. Castiel asks about his vessel, which is breaking down. Lucifer invites Castiel to join him, reasoning that, as two of Heaven's castoffs, they are on the same side and Heaven will hunt Castiel if they manage to defeat Lucifer. Castiel refuses. Meg approaches her father, asking what to do with the Winchesters, and Lucifer tells her to leave them be, and gives her a reassuring touch.
 
   
[[File:5x10-Abandon-All-Hope-supernatural-9125504-1280-720.jpg|170px|thumb]] Lucifer begins conducting the ritual to free Death. The Winchesters locate him, and while Sam distracts him, Dean shoots him through the skull with the Colt. He crumples to the ground, but after a few moments reawakens, and slowly gets to his feet. He punches Dean into a tree, and continues work on the ritual. When Sam asks him about the missing townspeople, Lucifer reveals that the women and children are in the mass grave he has been filling in, and that all the men are possessed. He tries to convince Sam that it was necessary, and insists that Sam should understand what he is doing, as someone who has always been out of place in his own family.
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==Relationships==
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*[[Sam and Lucifer]]
[[File:Gtrf.jpg|170px|thumb|left|'Hello, Death']]
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*[[Dean and Lucifer]]
Lucifer completes the ritual by commanding the demons around him to sacrifice themselves. Castiel, who has managed to escape, takes Sam and Dean away. Lucifer sees, but does not interfere. He turns, and greets Death.
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*[[Lucifer's Relationships]]
 
In "[[Changing Channels]]", Gabriel reveals to Dean and Sam that they were, since the birth of humanity, destined to be the Vessels of Michael and Lucifer respectively. While noting comparisons between the Winchester brothers and the two Archangels, Gabriel states that their relationship mirrors Michael and Lucifer's.
 
 
''"Michael -- the big brother, loyal to an absent Father, and Lucifer -- the little brother, rebellious of Daddy's plan. You were born to this, boys. It's your destiny! It was always you! As it is in Heaven, so it must be on Earth. One brother has to kill the other." - ''Gabriel to Dean and Sam Winchester
 
 
[[File:Lucifer's Wrath.jpg|thumb|right|170px|Lucifer slaughters the pagan gods in disgust and anger.]]
 
In "[[Hammer of the Gods]]", a group of Pagan gods of the supernatural realm gather to discuss the Apocalypse threatening to destroy the Earth while holding the Winchesters captive. Lucifer is tipped off about their meeting by [[Mercury]]. Upon arrival, Lucifer expresses his disgust with the pagan gods' lack of loyalty and obliterates at least 8 of them in a bloody massacre until only [[Kali]] and the Winchesters remain. It is here that Gabriel intervenes on their behalf and sends them away before confronting his brother alone. Gabriel tells Lucifer that he still loves him and that he is on nobody's side but humanity's.
 
 
[[File:Supernatural-5x19-Hammer-of-the-gods-mark-pellegrino-16732812-1280-720.jpg|170px|thumb|left]]
 
He tells Lucifer that he has no legitimate grievance and is merely jealous that humanity replaced him in the foremost of God's affections and that it is time for him to grow up. Gabriel wields his Archangel Blade against Lucifer (one of the few weapons that could truly kill him and his kind) which causes him to remain cautious during their exchange.
 
 
[[File:SPN22-570x320.jpg|thumb|170px|Lucifer fights Gabriel]]
 
Gabriel attempts to keep Lucifer distracted with a copy of himself while the real Gabriel tries to sneak up behind him and stab him. Lucifer sees through the charade, however, and turns his brother's own blade upon him, telling him that the trick he just tried to pull amounted to "amateur hocus pocus" and reminding him that Gabriel learnt all of his tricks from him.
 
 
[[File:L69.png|thumb|left|170px|Gabriel, After being killed by Lucifer]] After Gabriel died, Lucifer looks down upon his brother's corpse and lightly grieves for his brother's passing, openly weeping. The Winchesters learn in a posthumous message from Gabriel, that they have no chance at all of killing Lucifer without his aid, though they can still trap him back in his [[Lucifer's Cage|cage]] in [[Hell]] if they can acquire the four rings of the [[Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse]]. Once they possess all of the rings, a plan is formed for Sam to consent to possession by Lucifer and then for him to jump into Lucifer's Cage with the Archangel in tow, a plan which Dean initially is resistant to but ultimately comes to accept the idea after realizing that Sam is now grown up and can make his own choices.
 
 
===Defeat and Re-imprisonment===
 
[[File:SPN-5x22-c.jpg|thumb|170px]]
 
In "[[Swan Song]]", Lucifer is tracked to Detroit, Michigan. Having ingested gallons of Demon Blood, Sam finally consents to Lucifer's possession even though the Devil reveals he already knows of their plan to try to force him back into his cage. Despite this, Sam goes forward with the plan in an agreed proposition with Lucifer: if Sam wins in their struggle for supremacy, he may jump in the hole and take Lucifer with him; but if Lucifer wins, he wins. Sam then says "Yes".
 
 
[[File:Supernatural-5x22-Swan-song-mark-pellegrino-16819149-1280-720.jpg|thumb|left|170px]] The archangel quickly abandons his vessel to become one with Sam Winchester, knocking both out momentarily. This gives Dean the time he needs to open the cage before Sam seemingly recovers and walks toward the cage's mouth only to turn around and reveal that Lucifer is now in control of Sam's body. He closes the cage, takes the rings and vanishes.
 
 
[[File:Ss-sam-lucifer-1.jpg|thumb|170px]] Lucifer gathers several members of [[Azazel]]'s demonic minions before him. Demon-possessed humans from Sam's past that secretly manipulated his entire life as they worked for Azazel just as [[Brady]] had done. The Devil decides to "take the gag off" and allow Sam to speak, telling him that he is his true family and that he should embrace their union. Hoping to appease Sam, Lucifer offers an olive branch to him by killing the demon-occupied people such as Sam's prom date, one of his former teachers, and all others present in revenge for their manipulation of Sam's life. Sam is only able to speak as his own reflection and finds himself outmatched by Lucifer.
 
 
The next[[File:Swan6-300x182.jpg|thumb|left|170px]] day, Lucifer travels to [[Stull Cemetery]] outside Lawrence Kansas, the place where he is fated to meet his older brother, [[Michael]], who has since gained consent from [[Adam Milligan]] for their final confrontation. Lucifer tries to dissuade Michael from their battle and blames their current situation on [[God]], suggesting that they may be able to just walk away. Michael, however, refuses to back down, stating that he must be a "good son" to their Father while chastising Lucifer for not taking any of the blame for what has happened. Michael calls him a monster. Despite telling Michael he'd like to see him try to kill him, Lucifer appears slightly hurt by his comment. Before either can make a move however, Dean Winchester arrives in the [[Impala]] and demands to speak to Sam. Michael is annoyed by Dean's audacity and demands that he leave, stating that he has no place on the battlefield now while Lucifer tells him that its whole new level of stupid, even for Dean.
 
 
[[File:Normal_Swan_song_770.jpg|thumb|170px]]
 
Before he can do anything else however, [[Castiel]] hurls a molotov cocktail of burning Holy Oil at him, banishing Michael for several minutes and allowing Dean time to try to reach Sam. Lucifer, outraged that Castiel would strike Michael, snaps his fingers and obliterates Castiel. He then begins to beat Dean but is shot several times by [[Bobby Singer]] before he turns and telekinetically snaps Bobby's neck. Continuing his assault on Dean, the Archangel states that he will break every one of Dean's bones and make Sam feel it. Despite the brutal beating he takes, Dean does not resist and merely tells Sam that he will not leave him.
 
 
[[File:Supernatural-5x22.jpg|thumb|left|170px]]
 
As Lucifer attacks Dean, he glances in the back of the Impala at an old army figure Sam had stuck in the ashtray as a child. The Archangel is then overwhelmed by all of Sam's happy memories of his life with Dean leading up to now, with his love for his brother finally breaking Lucifer's grip on Sam's body, allowing Sam to take control of the Devil at last. Sam tells Dean that everything is going to be all right and that he now has Lucifer under his control before tossing the Horsemen's rings to the ground and reciting the incantation to open [[Lucifer's Cage]]. As Sam goes to the mouth of the pit to throw himself in, Michael reappears and demands a fight with Lucifer, stating that it is his destiny to do so.
 
 
[[File:Lucifer's_Cage.jpg|thumb|170px|Sam (Lucifer) and Adam (Michael) fall into Lucifer's Cage together.]] Sam disregards this however and, with one last look at Dean, outstretches his arms and begins to fall backwards into the mouth of the cage. Michael attempts to stop him but only ends up being pulled down into the pit alongside his brother as the portal shuts behind them in a thunderous flash of white light, leaving behind only the red-hot rings of the Horsemen. Dean, after being healed by Castiel, who also resurrects and heals Bobby after being restored himself by God, returns to the home of [[Lisa Braeden]] and sits down to dinner with her and Ben. The street light flickers outside her house and there, standing beneath the light and watching them, is Sam.
 
 
==Season 6==
 
Although Sam was brought back from the cage, albeit without his soul, Lucifer and Michael were still inside the Cage. Castiel said that they were in the deepest corner of Hell and that they were probably torturing Sam's soul, having nothing else to do and blaming him for their imprisonment. Although they both were locked up, it is still possible to release the two of them. [[Raphael]] was attempting to break Michael and Lucifer free to continue [[God]]'s plan. There was a Civil War in Heaven. Raphael's side wanted to continue the Apocalypse by setting Michael and Lucifer free, while Castiel's side wants to prevent it from happening again. At the end of season six, Raphael's side loses the civil war as Castiel has killed Raphael (and soon after his followers) after imbibing all the souls of [[Purgatory]] into his vessel (along with the [[Leviathans]]).
 
 
==Season 7==
 
[[File:Lucifer_back_as_hallucation.jpg|thumb]] Lucifer is still in the cage, but appears as a hallucination, due to Sam's memories of his time in Hell. This first happens with Sam in "[[Meet The New Boss]]", where Lucifer tells Sam that the world he has been in for the last year is not real and Sam is still in the cage. A new form of torture which Lucifer prides himself on as being his best yet.
 
 
[[File:Lucifer bugging Sam.jpg|thumb|left]]
 
 
In "[[Hello, Cruel World]]", Lucifer continues to taunt Sam on how this world isn't real. He points out that he made this world, because it was the most believable. Later Sam confronts Lucifer and asks him why doesn't he end this dream world to which Lucifer responds by saying that he will only end it when Sam can no longer take it anymore. Lucifer later changes into Dean and tricks Sam into leaving [[Bobby's Place|Bobby's house]].
 
 
[[File:Hand power.jpg|thumb]] Once at the destination, he reveals himself to prove he can control Sam's "dream". Although Lucifer is proven to be a hallucination when Dean explains to Sam how to tell the difference between hallucinations and reality. Despite being proven a figment of Sam's imagination, Lucifer informs Sam that he's not going anywhere.
 
 
Lucifer is heard but not seen in "[[The Girl Next Door]]" and "[[Defending Your Life]]".
 
 
In "[[How To Win Friends And Influence Monsters]]", Sam and Bobby talk about how things are going. Bobby asks about Sam's mental state and Sam comments that he has it under control while touching his [http://supernatural.wikia.com/wiki/Sam%27s_Scar scar]. Bobby doesn't [[File:Sam_let_lucifer_in.jpg|thumb|left]]believe this but lets it go.
 
 
In "[[Death's Door]]", Sam is seen using his scar to keep Lucifer at bay while dealing with the state of [[Bobby Singer]] after being shot in the head by the [[Leviathan]] leader [[Dick Roman|Richard "Dick" Roman]].
 
 
Lucifer returns in "[[Repo Man]]", once again trying to tempt Sam into acknowledging his existence, thereby "letting him in" [to his head] again. He eventually succeeds after 'helping' Sam during the case. The episode ends with him once again gleefully tormenting Sam while Dean sleeps after a hard day's work. [[File:Lucifer_torment_Sam.jpg|thumb]]
 
 
Although not seen, he continued to torture Sam in "[[Out With The Old]]" causing him insomnia.
 
 
He again returns in "[[The Born-Again Identity]]" where his torture got too much and put Sam in a mental institute, Lucifer continued to torture him, linking it to when they were in the pit, making him hallucinate maggots in his food, throwing fire crackers at him to keep
 
 
[[File:Lucifer_greets_Cass.jpg|thumb|left]]
 
 
him up. Eventually, it got too much, and Sam snapped, his mind was so broken that it couldn't be healed (reaching the point where all people that Sam saw was Lucifer). However, in a last act to redeem himself for his previous actions in "[[The Man Who Knew Too Much]]" and "[[Meet The New Boss]]", Castiel transferred the hallucinations from Sam's mind to his own mind. Lucifer, uncaring about the change, just calmy said, "Hello brother" and presumably went on to torture Castiel as he did to Sam.
 
 
Castiel later reveals in "[[Reading Is Fundamental]]" that Lucifer's appearance to him was more of an "aftertaste" of Sam's experiences, which quickly wore off, eventually replaced by visions of everything Castiel had done wrong.
 
 
==Season 8==
 
In ''[[Goodbye Stranger]],'' while Lucifer himself doesn't appear, it is revealed that he has a series of crypts that are buried around the world containing important things, including the [[The Word of God|angel tablet]]. Only those closest to him know their locations, including [[Azazel]], so when [[Crowley]] went after the tablet, he tortured [[Meg]] for the locations as she knew from her time with Azazel. Eventually Dean and [[Castiel]] found the tablet in an angel-proofed box in one of his crypts. By the end of [[Sacrifice]] he along with Michael and Metatron are the only angels left as the rest were cast of Heaven and left powerless and mortal.
 
 
==Family==
 
 
 
*'''[[God]]''' <small> - Father</small>
 
*'''[[Michael]]''', '''[[Raphael]]''', '''[[Gabriel]]''' <small> - Archangel Brothers </small>
 
*'''[[Angels|Other Angels]]''' <small> - Siblings <small>
 
*'''[[Demons]]''' <small> - Children <small>
 
*'''[[Nick]]''' <small> Temporary Vessel</small>
 
*'''[[Sam Winchester]]''' <small> - True Vessel</small>
 
*'''Winchester Bloodline''' <small> - True Vessel Bloodline</small>
 
*'''[[Lilith]]''' <small> - Eldest Daughter</small>
 
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
===Season 3===
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After Castiel, Lucifer is the second most recurring angel overall but is the most recurring archangel and [[Primordial Entities|Primordial Entity]].
*[[Sin City]] (''first mentioned'')
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*[[Season 1]]
===Season 4===
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**''[[Devil's Trap]] ''{{c|mentioned only in latin}}
*[[Lucifer Rising]] (''for a brief moment through a [[nun]]; his presence when breaking out from his prison)''<gallery type="slideshow">
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*[[Season 3]]
Lucifer's voice.jpg|Lucifer in "Lucifer Rising"|link=Lucifer Rising
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**''[[Bad Day at Black Rock]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Sin City]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Malleus Maleficarum]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
Spn504 409.jpg|Lucifer in "The End"|link=The End
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**''[[Jus In Bello]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
5x10-Abandon-All-Hope-supernatural-9125504-1280-720.jpg|Lucifer in "Abandon All Hope..."|link=Abandon All Hope...
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*[[Season 4]]
Lucifer's Wrath.jpg|Lucifer in "Hammer of the Gods"|link=Hammer of the Gods
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**''[[Are You There, God? It's Me, Dean Winchester]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
Supernatural-5x22.jpg|Lucifer in "Swan Song"|link=Swan Song
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**''[[Monster Movie]]'' {{c|referenced only}}
Lucifer back as hallucation.jpg|Lucifer in "Meet The New Boss"|link=Meet The New Boss
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**''[[I Know What You Did Last Summer]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
Lucifer bugging Sam.jpg|Lucifer in "Hello, Cruel World"|link=Hello, Cruel World
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**''[[Death Takes A Holiday]]'' {{c|referenced only}}
Devytongue.jpg|Lucifer in "Repo Man"
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**''[[On The Head Of A Pin]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
Lucybreath.jpg|Lucifer in "The Born-Again Identity"|link=The Born-Again Identity
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**''[[The Monster at the End of This Book]]'' {{c|referenced only}}
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**''[[When the Levee Breaks]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Lucifer Rising]]'' {{c|speaks through a nun, incorporeal form}}
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*[[Season 5]]
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**''[[Sympathy for the Devil]]''
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**''[[Good God, Y'all]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Free To Be You and Me]]''
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**''[[The End]]'' {{c|[[Lucifer (The End)|Alternate timeline]] version; mentioned only}}
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**''[[Fallen Idols]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[I Believe The Children Are Our Future]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Changing Channels]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Abandon All Hope...]]''
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**''[[Sam, Interrupted]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Swap Meat]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[The Song Remains the Same]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[My Bloody Valentine]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Dark Side of the Moon]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[99 Problems]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Point of No Return]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Hammer of the Gods]]''
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**''[[The Devil You Know]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Two Minutes to Midnight]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Swan Song]]''
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*[[Season 6]]
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**''[[You Can't Handle The Truth]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Family Matters]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Caged Heat]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Appointment In Samarra]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Like a Virgin]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[The Man Who Would Be King]]'' {{c|flashbacks}}
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**''[[The Man Who Knew Too Much]]'' {{c|flashbacks}}
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*[[Season 7]]
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**''[[Meet the New Boss]]'' {{c|[[Sam]]'s [[hallucination]]}}
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**''[[Hello, Cruel World]]'' {{c|Sam's hallucination}}
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**''[[The Girl Next Door]]'' {{c|voice only}}
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**''[[Defending Your Life]]'' {{c|voice only}}
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**''[[Slash Fiction]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Repo Man]]'' {{c|Sam's hallucination}}
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**''[[Out With The Old]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[The Born-Again Identity]]'' {{c|Sam's and [[Castiel]]'s hallucinations respectively}}
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**''[[Reading Is Fundamental]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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*[[Season 8]]
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**''[[As Time Goes By]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Goodbye Stranger]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Trial and Error]] ''{{C|mentioned only}}
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**''[[The Great Escapist ]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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*[[Season 9]]
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**''[[First Born]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Do You Believe In Miracles?]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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*[[Season 10]]
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**''[[Fan Fiction]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[The Executioner's Song]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Inside Man]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Brother's Keeper]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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*[[Season 11]]
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**''[[Out of the Darkness, Into the Fire]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Form and Void]] ''{{C|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Baby]]'' {{c|guise of [[John]]}}
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**''[[Our Little World]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[O Brother, Where Art Thou?]]''
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**''[[The Devil in the Details]]''
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**''[[Into the Mystic]]''
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**''[[The Vessel]]''
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**''[[Beyond the Mat]]''
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**''[[Hell's Angel]]''
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**''[[The Chitters]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Don't Call Me Shurley]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[All in the Family]]''
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**''[[We Happy Few]]''
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**''[[Alpha and Omega]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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*[[Season 12]]
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**''[[Keep Calm and Carry On]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Mamma Mia]]''
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**''[[The Foundry]]''
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**''[[American Nightmare]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[The One You've Been Waiting For]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Celebrating The Life Of Asa Fox]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Rock Never Dies]]''
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**''[[LOTUS]]''
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**''[[First Blood]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Stuck in the Middle (With You)]]''
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**''[[Family Feud]]''
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**''[[Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell]]''
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**''[[The British Invasion]]''
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**''[[The Future]]''
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**''[[Twigs & Twine & Tasha Banes]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[There's Something About Mary]]''
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**''[[Who We Are]]'' {{c|photo and mentioned}}
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**''[[All Along the Watchtower]]''
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*[[Season 13]]
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**''[[Lost & Found]]''
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**''[[The Rising Son]]''
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**''[[The Big Empty]] ''{{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Advanced Thanatology]] ''{{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[War of the Worlds]]''
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**''[[The Bad Place]] ''{{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Various & Sundry Villains]]''
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**''[[Devil's Bargain]]''
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**''[[Good Intentions]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[A Most Holy Man]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Bring 'em Back Alive]]''
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**''[[Funeralia]] ''{{C|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Unfinished Business]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Beat the Devil]]''
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**''[[Exodus]]''
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**''[[Let the Good Times Roll]]''
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*[[Season 14]]
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**''[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]'' {{c|mentioned and flashbacks only}}
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**''[[Gods and Monsters]]'' {{c|mentioned and flashbacks only}}
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**''[[Unhuman Nature]]''
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**''[[The Spear]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Damaged Goods]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Prophet and Loss]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Lebanon]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Ouroboros]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Game Night]]''
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**''[[Absence]]'' {{c|hallucination}}
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**''[[Jack in the Box]]'' {{c|hallucination}}
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**''[[Moriah]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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*[[Season 15]]
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**''[[The Rupture]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Proverbs 17:3]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Our Father, Who Aren't in Heaven]]'' {{c|mentioned only}}
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**''[[Destiny's Child]]'' {{c|flashbacks and mentioned only}}
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*''[[Supernatural: Fresh Meat]]'' {{c|non-canon, Sam's hallucination}}
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*''[[Supernatural: The Men of Letters Bestiary: Winchester Family Edition]]'' {{c|non-canon, mentioned only}}
   
===Season 5===
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==Trivia==
*[[Sympathy for the Devil]] (''appearing as Sarah, [[Nick]]'s dead wife)''
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*As stated in ''The Essential Supernatural'', Lucifer is the [[Ruler of Hell]] and the [[Ruler of Hell|King of Hell]] as well as King Snake or the Prince of Darkness like the lord of flies nor the father of lies..
*[[Free To Be You and Me]] (''impersonating [[Jessica]] and possessing Nick)''
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*Being the boss of [[Azazel]] and [[Lilith]], Lucifer is the overall Big Bad of [[Supernatural]] starting in [[season 1]] to the end of [[season 4]]. He takes the stage as the [[Big Bad|main antagonist]] in [[season 5]], he comes back as the secondary antagonist in [[season 7]] along with [[Edgar]] and also returns as the secondary antagonist in [[Season 11]]. He is the main antagonist in [[Season 12]] (along with [[Doctor Hess]]) and [[Season 13]] (along with [[Alternate Michael]]).
*[[The End]] (''possessing [[Sam]] in the year 2014)''
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*Series creator [[Eric Kripke]] has jokingly compared him to a "raging psychotic" version of environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr., with "unlimited power".<ref>Ryan, Maureen (August 26, 2009). [http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/entertainment_tv/2009/08/supernatural-season-5-eric-kripke-cw.html "'It's the fun Apocalypse': Creator Eric Kripke talks Supernatural"]. ''Chicago Tribune''.</ref>
*[[Abandon All Hope...]] (''possessing Nick)''
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*A homage to John Milton's ''Paradise Lost'', Lucifer will be portrayed as "gentle, almost sympathetic." Kripke further characterized him as a "Devil who has a doubt" and "a lot of affection for God and the angels," and who "speaks really tenderly and gently and... doesn't lie.<ref>''[http://blogs.trb.com/network/cwsource/2009/08/supernatural_kripke_jime_beave.html "Supernatural: Kripke, Jim Beaver and Misha Collins Speak!"]''</ref>
*[[Hammer of the Gods]] (''possessing Nick)''
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*He is the only known supernatural being to become the President of the United States, which he became when he possessed Jefferson Rooney.<ref name="LOTUS">''[[LOTUS]]''</ref>
*[[Swan Song]] (''leaving Nick's body and then possessing Sam)''
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*Kripke reasoned, "He was essentially betrayed, so in some ways, he can be viewed sympathetically... if we can make the angels dicks, Lucifer can be sympathetic.<ref>Falconer, Robert (July 26, 2009). [http://www.cinemaspy.com/article.php?id=2846 "Supernatural Season 5, or Why Dean Takes Cas to a Whorehouse"]</ref>
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*The way Lucifer killed Baldur is similar to the way, Albert Wesker killed Ozwell E. Spencer in the video game series ''Resident Evil'', in both method and words delivered upon killing their respective victims.
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*Of all the [[Archangels]], Lucifer has appeared the most in the series. He is also the most recurring Primordial Entity and the most often seen singular villain on the show.
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*So far in the series, Lucifer has used five main [[vessels]]; [[Nick]], [[Sam]], [[Castiel]] (the latter of which is an angel possessing an empty vessel), [[Vince Vincente]], [[Jefferson Rooney]], and is currently once again possessing Nick.
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*Lucifer is the only archangel whose name doesn't end with "el" but end with "er." This is because Lucifer is the Latin calque of the Hebrew Helel ben Shahar, which roughly translates as "Morning Star, the Son of Dawn", a name which only [http://biblehub.com/isaiah/14-12.htm appears once] in the Hebrew Bible.
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*Before season 5 it was believed that [[God]] was the one who locked him in [[Lucifer's Cage|his cage]] but it was then revealed in season 5 that it was actually [[Michael]] who cast Lucifer into [[Hell]] on God's orders.
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*According to [[Mark Pellegrino]] in the [[Season 7]] Companion Guide, Lucifer was probably more than just a [[hallucination]] and that he was possibly a psychic projection of Lucifer still stuck in The Cage.
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*Lucifer was named one of TV Guide's "Top 60 Villains of All Time".<ref>[http://www.examiner.com/slideshow/supernatural-s-Lucifer-named-one-of-tv-guide-s-top-60-villains-of-all-time 'Supernatural's' Lucifer named one of TV Guide's Top 60 Villains of All Time]</ref>
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*As with [[Gadreel]], Lucifer is the most significant antagonist of the series. He is the one who brought about the chaos upon the universe, creation of demon kind, God leaving (alongside Gadreel's failure) and the Apocalypse. While Gadreel is the indirect catalyst for these events, Lucifer directly carried out these actions.
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*Lucifer is the first antagonist to be defeated by being re-sealed back in his original confinement while most other antagonists are killed in their inaugural season.
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*All the main cast members (with the exception of [[Mark Sheppard]]) have portrayed Lucifer at one point. Jared portrayed Lucifer twice in Season 5, Jensen portrayed Lucifer in Season 7 for a brief moment, and Misha portrayed Lucifer for half of Season 11.
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*Lucifer's irises glow reddish orange in ''[[O Brother, Where Art Thou?]]'' making him the first [[Archangels|Archangel]] to show a special eye color similar to how Castiel and other angels' eyes glow blue. He later displays the similar glow after possessing Vince.
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**In the episode ''[[LOTUS]]'', Lucifer's eyes start to glow pure red instead of reddish orange.
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*According to Mark Pellegrino, Lucifer's [[Angel's Wings|wings]] are "hot pink and sparkly".
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*In ''[[The Devil is in the Details]]'', Lucifer made a reference to the show ''[[w:c:lucifer:Lucifer Wiki|Lucifer]]'' that premieres on Fox of that year when he said that maybe he would move to LA and solve crimes.
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*Lucifer's mischievous behavior does not differ too much from Gabriel's; as siblings, they're said to have spent much time together, in Heaven, and Lucifer taught Gabriel how to do advanced reality-warping tricks. Their long-term convenience may have influenced Gabriel to act more like his older brethren, too.
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*Lucifer is the first angel in the series to possess another angel in its vessel, instead of another human vessel, by possessing Castiel. The fact that Jimmy Novak no longer resides in his body may be why Lucifer could possess Castiel, as Cass, with his grace, is acting as a proxy for a human soul that must give permission to have its body possessed.
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*Lucifer has been overpowered twice by his vessels: both Sam and Castiel have briefly overpowered his control over them. However, while Sam had full control and could freely move around, Castiel stated he had to use all of his strength just to prevent Lucifer from killing Sam and was clearly struggling.
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*Lucifer is the first [[archangel]] who is known to have been banished by the [[Angel banishing sigil]].
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*Lucifer also is the first angel and archangel that has been trapped twice by using the [[Angel Trap]].
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*Lucifer is the second [[Archangel]] to realign themselves with good, the first being [[Gabriel]], and also the second Big Bad turned good in Season 11, the first being [[Metatron]].
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*Like [[Gadreel]], Lucifer has shown the ability to share control with his vessel at will. In ''[[We Happy Few]]'', Lucifer was able to give control to [[Castiel]] like Gadreel once switched control with [[Sam]]. After Castiel spoke with the angels, he and Lucifer were able to switch again.
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*In ''[[We Happy Few]]'', when Lucifer is expelled from Castiel, he briefly appears in the form of [[Nick]] as his true form is yanked out of Castiel.
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*Lucifer is the only Archangel to be the ruler of [[Heaven]] and [[Hell]] at the same time, albeit briefly.
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*As of deaths of Metatron and Gabriel, Lucifer is the only angel from the core universe confirmed to have wings.
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*During ''[[Rock Never Dies]]'', Lucifer used his powers with snaps of his fingers similar to [[Gabriel]] and [[God]].
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*In ''[[LOTUS]]'', when Lucifer possesses [[Jefferson Rooney]], the effect is similar to the one seen when [[Castiel]] first possessed [[Jimmy Novak]] in ''[[The Rapture]]''.
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*In ''[[LOTUS]]'', Lucifer becomes the first named Angel or Archangel to conceive a child in the series.
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*Lucifer is the third [[Angels|angel]] who is possessing a [[Vessels|vessel]] that has died and been specifically restored for him. The other angels are Anna Milton's human form and [[Castiel]] with [[Jimmy Novak]], Anna's human form was restored by an unknown force while [[God]] recreated Jimmy Novak's body to act as Castiel's vessel. In Lucifer's case, [[Crowley]]'s demons found, repaired and improved the body of [[Nick]] for Lucifer's use as his permanent vessel.
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*Mark Pellegrino believes Lucifer has developed a snarky sense of humor as a means to hide his own pain, and that his current greatest fear is having his son, [[Jack Kline (Nephilim)|Jack]], prefer Castiel to him.
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*Lucifer is the second angel that has been a member of the main cast through various actors, and the first archangel, most notably by [[Misha Collins]] and [[Mark Pellegrino]] in episode counts.
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*With [[Crowley]]'s death in ''[[All Along the Watchtower]]'', Lucifer is currently the longest-lasting antagonist in the series.
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*[[Season 4]] is the only season where Lucifer somewhat appears but is not a major antagonist in that season.
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*Lucifer is the second angel to have been trapped on an alternate earth, with [[Virgil]] first being trapped in [[Alternate Universe (The French Mistake)|a different world]]. However, Lucifer later escapes back to his own world.
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*In the show, [[God]] displays very little to almost no concern about Lucifer's destructive intentions and actions. After Lucifer's fall from grace, he spends a very long time on [[Earth]] (Mostly in the Garden of Eden) corrupting and tempting [[humans]]. He defiles the human bloodline by convincing Adam and Eve to eat from the forbidden tree, he corrupts [[Lilith]]'s soul into the first demon (though it is not specified if her corruption was before or after Adam & Eve's manipulation), at some point creates the four [[Princes of Hell]], He has [[Cain]] kill [[Abel]], and even then has Cain establish the [[Knights of Hell]]. In Earth's time, he was there presumably for decades waiting for more humans to be born so that he could taint them. And even yet being almost all-knowing, God decides to deal with Lucifer only after he commits these atrocities towards mankind.
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*Lucifer was the first [[Primordial Entities|Primordial Entity]] that the Winchesters knowingly encountered since both Gabriel and God hid their true identities from them.
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*As a character, Lucifer has been portrayed by most actors with a total of 13.
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*As seen in ''[[Exodus]]'', Lucifer can drive [[Bobby's bus|a bus]] though it is unknown where he got this particular skill. He was also able to help Dean repair the bus, though his job appeared to merely be trying to start the engine when ordered to by Dean.
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*Lucifer is the only [[archangel]] to have ever been killed by a [[human]], albeit one [[Power Granting|powered by]] [[Michael (Apocalypse World)|a different archangel]] whom [[Dean Winchester|the human]] was acting as a [[vessel]] to.
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*According to Mark Pellegrino at Planet Comic-Con 2019, Lucifer is always seen wearing Nick's wedding ring as a reference to Nick's familial backstory. Out-of-universe, it is an homage to Pellegrino's real wife.
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*In the non-canon book "''[[Supernatural: The Men of Letters Bestiary: Winchester Family Edition]]''", it is stated that all [[Special Children]] are suitable [[vessels]] for Lucifer.
   
===Season 6===
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==In Lore==
*[[The Man Who Would Be King]] ''(Flashback of him possessing Sam)''
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*The Devil is known by many names throughout different faiths: Lucifer (Latin for " 'The Morning Star' or 'light bringer'"), The Devil, The Serpent, Iblis, (in Islam) and Satan (Hebrew for "Adversary").
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*In different versions of Bible, they said Satan is formerly known as Samael and was the former commander-in-chief of the angels army before his fall from Heaven. Some versions said he was the older brother of Michael.
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*Although "Lucifer" is considered to be the name of The Devil, this is never explicitly stated in the Bible and is merely the result of various translations. "Lucifer" appears only once in the Hebrew Bible, in Isaiah 14:12. Here, a prophecy about the fall of a corrupt Babylon king is described. Those who believe the fall of the king refers to the Devil's fall from grace began the traditional belief that Lucifer is most certainly Satan and the Devil.
   
===Season 7===
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==See also==
*[[Meet The New Boss]] (''appearing as [[Nick]] in [[Sam]]'s hallucination)''
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*[[Repo Man]] (''appearing as Nick in Sam's hallucination)''
 
*[[The Born-Again Identity]] (''appearing as Nick in Sam's and [[Castiel]]'s hallucinations respectively)''
 
   
==Trivia==
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==References==
*It was announced on June 26, 2009 that Mark Pellegrino would be portraying Lucifer. He is known for playing Jacob in ''Lost. ''
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*The way Lucifer killed Baldur is similar to the way, Albert Wesker killed Ozwell E. Spencer in the video game series ''Resident Evil'', in both method and words delivered upon killing their respective victims.
 
*Of all the archangels, Lucifer has appeared the most in the series.
 
*So far in the series, Lucifer has used two vessels, [[Nick]] and [[Sam Winchester]].
 
*Lucifer is the only archangel who's name doesn't end with "el" but end with "er". This is because Lucifer is the Latin calque of the Hebrew Heylel.
 
*Before Season 5 it was believed that God was the one who locked him in his cage but it was then revealed in Season 5 that it was actually Michael who cast Lucifer into Hell on God's orders.
 
*Mark Pellegrino was cast as Jeremy in Eric Kripke's new show "Revolution".
 
*The Devil is known by many names throughout different faiths: Lucifer (Latin for " 'The Morning Star' or 'light bringer'"), The Devil, The Serpent, and Satan (Hebrew for "Adversary").
 
*According to Mark Pellegrino in the Season 7 Companion Guide, Lucifer was probably more than just a hallucination and that he was possibly a psychic projection of Lucifer still stuck in The Cage.
 
*Lucifer was named one of TV Guide's "Top 60 Villians of All Time". [http://www.examiner.com/slideshow/supernatural-s-lucifer-named-one-of-tv-guide-s-top-60-villains-of-all-time Source].
 
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Star


I'm not just powerful now. I am power. And I don't need a blade to end you, pal. Bye, bye, Dean.
Lucifer's last words
in Let the Good Times Roll

Lucifer, also known as The Devil, Light Bringer, The Morning Star, and Satan, was the second of the four Archangels created by God and was his favorite son. He is also a fallen archangel and the first fallen angel. He is the original ruler of Hell and the creator of demons, seen by them as a father figure and their god.[3][4] As the second-born Archangel, he is the younger brother of Michael and the older brother of Raphael and Gabriel and the biological father to his son Jack.

He is a recurring character, the main antagonist of Season 5, one of the two main antagonists of Season 12 and Season 13 and the secondary antagonist of Season 7 and Season 11.

According to Gabriel, Lucifer is, or at least was, God's favorite and most beloved celestial, but when God asked for all angels to bow down to humanity, Lucifer refused both out of jealousy and wounded pride over being commanded to bow to what he saw as a broken, flawed, and murderous species and no longer feeling he was God's favorite creation.[5] This was caused by the Mark of Cain corrupting him and boosting his dislike towards humanity.[6] He waged a war against God but was eventually cast out of Heaven by Michael, and later banished to Hell by Michael, both times on God's command. All of Azazel's actions were motivated with the goal of eventually releasing Lucifer from his cage in Hell.[4]

Like all other angels, Lucifer must have the permission of a strong enough human to use as his vessel, as he can not forcefully possess a person. Being an archangel, Lucifer possesses much more power than any normal angel, every pagan god, and also every demon and species of monster, most of whom deify him, thus being among the most powerful entities the Winchesters have ever encountered.[7] But his power causes regular vessels to decay and required to drink vast amounts of demon blood or possess either his true vessel (Sam) or an alternate more stable vessel (Castiel).

Eventually, he was finally freed and allowed to roam the Earth when the final seal (the death of Lilith) was broken by Sam.[4]

Freed from his cage, he took action to bring about the Apocalypse and cleanse the Earth (aka "The last perfect handiwork of God") of human beings (the flawed creation). Even after Lucifer was able to possess Sam Winchester, his true vessel, Sam's love for his brother Dean allowed Sam to regain control of his body, and seal himself, Lucifer, Michael, and Adam back in Lucifer's Cage.[8]

After the release of Amara about five years later, the cage was damaged and Lucifer (whilst he still couldn't leave it) began reaching out to Sam to get him to return to Hell and release Lucifer so he could return to the world, working with Rowena to achieve this. Though Sam refused, Castiel said "yes" and Lucifer returned to the world in Castiel's body.

After reconciling with God, Lucifer joined him, Sam, and Dean in an attack to defeat Amara. However, Amara, not wanting to be re-imprisoned, overpowered God and in her rage, she pulled Lucifer from Castiel's body when he went to attack her and help his father. It is unknown where he was banished but he survived and was able to take possession of Vince Vincente, an aging musician. After the death of Vince, Lucifer began seeking out vessels with power and influence, culminating in President Jefferson Rooney. Lucifer was eventually exorcised from Rooney and returned to his Cage, but not before he conceived a Nephilim with Kelly Kline. It was later revealed that Crowley perverted the spell so that Lucifer became his prisoner in the body of Nick once more. Later, however, Lucifer (with the help of a demon) is able to turn the tables on Crowley and seemingly kills him. He then reclaims his position as Ruler of Hell and sets off to find his unborn son. After a battle with the Winchesters and Crowley, Lucifer killed Castiel and was trapped in an alternate reality by Mary Winchester.

In that reality, Lucifer encounters the alternate version of Michael, who beats him into submission after a brief exchange of words and bout, takes him prisoner, and extracts much of his grace to fuel a spell to open a rift to the core world. However, Lucifer manages to escape to the core world just as the unstable rift collapses, where he discovers that much of his power has left him. After saving a resurrected Castiel from a group of angels, he curiously inquires about his son, but they are both soon apprehended and taken into custody by the last Prince of Hell, Asmodeus, as Lucifer has lost most of his powers and strength.

After escaping Asmodeus, Lucifer attempted to steal Castiel's grace only for the latter to attack him. Lucifer retreated from the area and tried to steal grace from more angels.

Later however after meeting and allying himself an angel named Anael he starts feeding on her grace but not all of it, allowing her to recharge before he decides to bargain with the Angels into convincing them to make him the undisputed Ruler of Heaven with the promise that he'll create more angels and restore the wings of the angels that have survived since the fall. However, his promises were revealed to be lies in order to grant Lucifer more power. He later abandoned this post and went to a bar in a state of despair that nobody would ever respect him. He was soon apprehended by his brother, Gabriel and Rowena MacLeod, both of whom Lucifer believed he had killed, allowing them to gain the upper hand on the surprised Archangel.

After being captured to power a ritual to open a door to Apocalypse World, Lucifer learned that his son was in the alternate world and found his purpose revitalized. Resurrecting a recently-deceased Sam, Lucifer formed a reluctant alliance with the hunter to find his son and help stop Michael.

After Lucifer was trapped on the other side he allied himself with Michael, on the terms that he can have Jack while Michael gets everything else. After stealing his son's power, Lucifer was fought for a final time by Dean powered by Michael who Dean was acting as a vessel to. With the help of Michael, Dean finally killed Lucifer with an archangel blade.

However, his vessel Nick survived and began a mission to avenge his family. Nick began killing people and felt remorse for his actions, so he prayed for Lucifer to come back and unknowingly awakened him from his eternal slumber within The Empty. Despite the revelation that Lucifer was behind his family's murders, Nick began a search for the archangel, working with demons to bring him back. After contacting Lucifer through Prophet Donatello Redfield, Nick attempted to resurrect Lucifer and succeeded in bringing him back to Earth. However, Jack intervened and sent Lucifer back to the Empty before killing Nick, foiling Lucifer's resurrection.

PersonalityEdit

I was a son. A brother, like you. A younger brother. And I had an older brother who I loved. Idolized, in fact. And one day, I went to him and I begged him to stand with me, and Michael... Michael turned on me. Called me a freak. A monster. And then he beat me down. All because I was different. Because I had a mind of my own.
— Lucifer's sense of betrayal
in Abandon All Hope
Lucifer: She saw me when I was scouting out the bunker. She saw me and she screamed, so I crushed her skull with my bare hands and it was warm and wet and I liked it.
Jack: You're not my father... You're a monster.
Jack forcing Lucifer to confess what he did to Maggie
in Let the Good Times Roll

Lucifer was created by God billions of years ago, before even the Big Bang, he was raised by Michael and he taught Gabriel various tricks. Lucifer was once the most beautiful and beloved Archangel in all of existence. God loved Lucifer the most of all his angels. Because of his elevated status among the other angels, Lucifer was very proud. When humanity was created, due to the Mark of Cain corrupting him into jealousy, he was unwilling to accept that he was no longer God's favorite. When God commanded all those of Heaven to love his new creation more than himself, Lucifer refused. Lucifer pleaded: "Father, I can't. These human beings are flawed. Murderous!" Lucifer continued his disobedience, asking Michael to stand by his side in his rebellion against God's orders. Michael refused Lucifer's request, and under God's command, Michael cast Lucifer into Hell. When Lucifer returned to Heaven, he listed the Salem witch trials, Nazi Germany, the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the 9/11 attacks as proof of mankind's unworthiness.

Naturally, being cast out of Heaven enraged Lucifer, and he struck back by tempting and twisting the soul of a human woman, Lilith. After completely stripping her of her humanity, her soul was transformed into the very first demon. He then would create the four Princes of Hell, some of the most powerful demons nearly impossible to kill, as generals for Hell's army. Around the same time, he also passed on the Mark of Cain onto Cain, turning him into the first Knight of Hell, who went on the create more Knights, elite warrior demons nearly impossible to kill, such as Abaddon. Because of these unforgivable blasphemies against God, Lucifer was further punished by being placed into additional solitary imprisonment within Hell. He remained there in isolation for a millennium. Lucifer's long term goal was to eventually be freed from the Cage, eradicate humanity, and restore Earth to its original "untainted" glory. It is suggested that Lucifer only uses demons as servants and would eradicate all of them as well, because, despite them being his creations, he considers demons to be even less worthy than humans. Proof of this is shown when he casually kills dozens of them. However, he holds his greatest contempt for Pagan Gods, believing them to be petty, disloyal, and the lowest of all beings because they claim to be gods.

Lucifer claims that he never lies or even tricks, because he does not have to, as he has said, "I will never lie to you. I will never trick you." He promised both his vessels, Nick and Sam, that he would be honest with them. He also said that he sympathizes with his vessels, both of whom are victims like himself. He went to some lengths to get Sam's acceptance, sparing Dean's life on several occasions, and allowing Sam revenge against some of the demons that controlled his life. Despite this, Lucifer is largely manipulative and has been proven to mislead on occasion, suggesting that this was more of a ploy to gain trust, rather than an actual commitment, and he would bend this rule when it's to his advantage. Furthermore, Lucifer tries to gain sympathy from his opponents such as Dean by claiming that he is truly a victim and was justified in his actions. 

Lucifer shows concern for his fellow angels, though it is the archangels he loves most. He captured Castiel and admired the angel's loyalty in refusing to reveal the presence of his friends. He invited his younger brother to join him since they were both enemies of Heaven, but when Castiel refused, Lucifer respected his decision and offered him a chance to change his mind. Lucifer was remorseful when forced to kill what he believed to be Gabriel and was disappointed when Michael berated him. When preparing to fight his older sibling in their pre-destined battle, Lucifer pleaded with Michael to "walk off the chessboard," but Michael remained determined to fulfill his destiny and serve God. Even so, when Castiel struck Michael with holy fire, Lucifer was outraged by the attack on his brother and obliterated Castiel, stating only he had the right to hurt Michael.

Gabriel criticized Lucifer, describing his actions as "one great big temper tantrum." Death and Crowley both made similar observations, as they have both called him a bratty and petulant child with daddy issues. Lucifer is also arrogant and extremely vengeful, taking his betrayal and hatred out on the entire world without any remorse. Nonetheless, Lucifer sees himself as a tragic figure who was punished for being right. He refuses to accept any blame for his actions and suggests that God intentionally made Lucifer the way he is, asserting that "God wanted the Devil."

Lucifer is also highly cruel and barbaric to those who get in his way, and despite his claims of being the victim, he has no qualms about killing anyone who angers him, even if he has no true reason for killing them. For example, he savagely massacred all the pagan gods (except for Kali, who was rescued and escaped), simply because they plotted against him, despite the fact that they posed no real threat to him and takes great pleasure in beating Dean for being "such a pain in (his) ass." He also slaughtered an entire town by sacrificing the women and children and then having his demons possess the men before killing them just to raise a Horseman. 

Lucifer has a sense of humor equivalent to Gabriel and Balthazar, rare in many angels. He can be sarcastic and casually indifferent, usually a testament to his arrogance. This highlighted particularly in Sam's hallucinations of him, where he sees him as constantly shedding a snarky and wise-cracking light on Sam's everyday actions. When reunited with Sam in Hell, Lucifer proves to have a comical side, going so far as to dance during a fight with his enemies.

While Lucifer is angry with God for imprisoning him, he feels that it's a family issue and that dealing with Amara is more important to the point that he is willing to put aside his differences with his father and the Winchesters to fight her after the torture Amara put him through. After seeing God for the first time in eons, Lucifer initially seemed uncertain on how to react, but soon began to act somewhat like a petulant child, demanding an apology and locking himself in Sam's room when he didn't get one. However, after God actually apologized and explained his behavior, Lucifer forgave him and the two reconciled their differences to the point that Lucifer not only fought for God, he tried to save his father from Amara despite how powerful she was.

In the aftermath of the war with Amara, Lucifer seems solely interested in maintaining power in Hell, refusing to let Crowley stand in his way. He displays cruelty towards everyone who slightly upsets him. However, he makes an exception with Rowena, whose powers he is dependent upon until she manages to betray him. Although repeatedly regarded as "evil" by this point, Lucifer was generous enough to keep up his promise with Vince and heal his sister Wendy of her paralysis.

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Lucifer expresses sorrow and anger at God's abandonment of him.

Following his banishment by Rowena, Lucifer comes back vengeful against God, believing that God had only apologized to get Lucifer's help against the Darkness before abandoning him a second time. Lucifer is both angry and devastated by this, in near tears when explaining his reasoning to the Winchesters and Castiel. He now sees no point in any of God's creations and intends to do whatever he feels like, specifically stating that he has no other plan.

Lucifer's disregard for anyone but himself remains prominent as he seeks out influential humans as his vessels, eventually landing with the President of the United States. Simply for the fun of it, Lucifer takes the president's lover to his bed, and willingly conceives a child with her, the purpose of this is uncertain, though he expresses joy about finally creating something rather than destroying it. He is enraged when Kelly threatens to abort the child and becomes even more furious when Sam expels him from his vessel.

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Lucifer rejoices

As Crowley's prisoner, Lucifer remains confident, humorous and fearless as he does not believe Crowley will get what he wants from him. Even after being tortured, he merely puts up a front that he will submit to Crowley's rule. Although he claimed to have lost his purpose after God's abandonment of him, Lucifer seems to have regained it by focusing on his son. Lucifer also admits to one demon that he is not well-known for his patience. After his escape, Lucifer's primary objective is to be with his son.

Alternate Michael, upon reading Lucifer's mind, notes that his greatest fear is being imprisoned again.

After losing most of his grace, Lucifer became more human, requiring food and feeling the cold, something that disgusted him but he also didn't know how to deal with. Lucifer admits after feeling human sensations that he doesn't understand how people keep going.

In a more vulnerable moment, Lucifer admitted that he always wanted to fit in and please a father that he could never please. He admits that he fears to be as bad of a father to Jack as God was to him.

In Bring 'em Back Alive, after trying to help humans as the new God, Lucifer appeared to be genuinely distressed by the idea that all humans hated him because of God's "propaganda." Anael also points out he does not really want to find Jack since he is afraid of 'seeing contempt in his eyes'. He even revealed he can't do the things he promised the angels and only needed them to gain power, this was in contrast to his words of never lying. Lucifer was also shown to get easily enraged and saddened at the mention of locking him back in the Cage.

When he next appeared, he was depressed and drinking in a bar, telling the bartender how neither Heaven nor Hell matters to him, and that all he cares about is Jack. He was so depressed from being unable to feel Jack's presence that he nearly cried while he asked Gabriel to put him out of his misery when he held an Archangel Blade to his chest. He had no intention of defending himself against a weak Gabriel or the Winchesters, even when they stated they'd drain him of his Grace and kill him.

He started annoying and upsetting Rowena to pass the time, which made her lash out by telling him they'd use his Grace to retrieve Mary and Jack. Knowing where his son is and being insulted as being "nothing to him, to anyone" motivated him to fight and free himself. He replenished his Grace by "eating" a group of Angels and resurrected Sam in order to present him to Jack so he could finally build a relationship with his son, stating that before he'd just kidnap him but realized that wasn't an option. He smiled upon finally meeting Jack.

He successfully bonds with Jack, who was curious about his family but doesn't get along with Gabriel, Castiel, and the Winchesters, who despise him and want him away from Jack. He impresses Jack with his power and knowledge, much to the Winchesters disdain. When Lucifer attempts to reconnect with, or at least talk to Gabriel, and start arguing about the past, Gabriel calls Lucifer a "cancer" God had to cut out, he was visibly hurt and shed a tear.

He stood behind with Gabriel in order to protect Jack and the refugees fleeing to Main Earth when Michael attacked, despite being depowered. After being overwhelmed by Michael, he tries to cross the rift but is held back by Sam, who asked him "How did you think this was gonna end?"

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Lucifer reveals his rage to his son

When he decided to team up with Michael, on the terms that he can have Jack while Michael can get everything else; he looked visibly conflicted by it. After reuniting with Jack and trying to leave Earth, he was nearly successful and played on his son's enthusiasm before Jack learned Lucifer killed his friend by compelling him to tell the truth, revealing he did kill Maggie and really enjoyed it. Lucifer was visibly upset when Jack called him a monster and denied Lucifer as a father, and screamed in Jack's face before shedding tears when he recognized contempt in Jack's eyes. He completely abandoned any relationship with his son and stole most of his grace, reverting to his old self. His narcissism, ruthlessness, and desire to be worshiped became his most dominating qualities, as he was going to wipe out the universe and make a new one in his image to be worshipped. He came to believe that family only brings pain and was unnecessary even punching his son and taunting him by declaring he could make more. He returned to his cruel and sadistic mannerisms as he was going to force Sam, and his own son Jack, to kill each other for his own amusement. He tried to make Sam see Jack as a killer while trying to prove to Jack that the Winchesters didn't care about him. His ambitions took priority over his son as he said he would just make more after Jack tried to get his father to stop and beat him down.

DeathEdit

Killed ByEdit

After Lucifer becomes super-charged by stealing Jack's grace, Dean agrees to become the vessel for the Apocalypse World Michael on the condition that Dean remains in control and Michael power him. Wielding several of Michael's powers, Dean battles Lucifer to the death but is overpowered by the super-charged Fallen Archangel as he gloats over his victory. As Lucifer begins smiting Dean, Sam tosses Dean Michael's archangel blade. Dean, with Michael powering him so that he can resist Lucifer's smiting and wield the weapon, brushes off the attack and stabs Lucifer in the side with the archangel blade, killing him. Lucifer's vessel Nick survives his death and later prays to him, awakening him in The Empty. However, though Nick tries to resurrect Lucifer, the attempt is foiled by Jack and Lucifer is returned to the Empty.

CharacteristicsEdit

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Lucifer's fossilized black feather.

According to Uriel when recounting Lucifer's rebelliousness in On The Head Of A Pin, Lucifer's true form is apparently considered beautiful among angels. Sam Winchester and Rowena MacLeod had a different reaction to seeing Lucifer's true form, finding it truly terrifying, and remained haunted by it months or even years later. When manifesting without a vessel on Earth, Lucifer appears as an intense white light, or (when severely weakened) a slender cloud of glowing, bluish-white smoke, identical to other angels. When manifesting within a vessel's mind or in Hell without a vessel, Lucifer usually but not always takes the form of his first known vessel, Nick.

When Lucifer projected his wings while possessing a vessel, they were revealed to have a similar compact design to Castiel's seraph wings and Zachariah's wings, compared to Gabriel and his son's and Alternate Michael's wing designs. Uniquely, Lucifer causes his vessel's irises to glow red and leaves the pupils unchanged, instead of a blue eye-glow with dots of white light in the centre. While being an angel, Lucifer appears to have tainted/corrupted grace - according to one angel, Lucifer carries the stench of Hell on him. The prophet Donatello Redfield described Lucifer's power as being dark and toxic when comparing it to his son's.

Like Michael, Lucifer required either his true vessel or a vessel from an extremely powerful bloodline to house him permanently - Nick was a notable exception after his body was repaired and modified, enabling Lucifer to possess him for over a year without ill effects. When possessing vessels weaker than this, Lucifer's power would cause the vessel to "burn away" and decay over time (similar to Hael's vessel in I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here), manifesting as burn- and rot-like blemishes on the vessel's skin, and (in Vince Vincente's case) eventual blackening of the skin and darkening of the eyeballs.

While possessing a vessel, Lucifer usually retains the vessel's appearance without altering it. His 2014 alternate timeline counterpart, however, dressed Sam in an all-white suit and combed his hair back. After possessing Vince Vincente, Lucifer made an exception and chose to re-dress Vince in black clothing, topped with a leather jacket. After escaping imprisonment from Crowley, Lucifer finally decides to change Nick's dishevelled attire, donning a brown leather jacket over a white shirt. This jacket was lost following Lucifer's escape from Apocalypse World, leaving him with the shirt - Lucifer obtained a beige jacket as a replacement.

In Let the Good Times Roll, after stealing Jack's grace and becoming "supercharged", Lucifer's eyes glowed gold like Jack's instead of red. When killed by Dean Winchester with an archangel blade, fire burst from Lucifer's vessel in addition to the bright light which bursts from all angels' and archangels' facial orifices. It is unclear if this was something unique to Lucifer or was due to his super-charged state at the time.

In Unhuman Nature, upon awakening in the Empty, Lucifer formed as a black, liquid, skeletal humanoid with his signature red eyes. When he briefly emerged from the Empty in Game Night, Lucifer also revealed he had black, viscous angel wings on this humanoid form, and his liquid form was shot through with flashes of white light.

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AppearancesEdit

After Castiel, Lucifer is the second most recurring angel overall but is the most recurring archangel and Primordial Entity.

TriviaEdit

  • As stated in The Essential Supernatural, Lucifer is the Ruler of Hell and the King of Hell as well as King Snake or the Prince of Darkness like the lord of flies nor the father of lies..
  • Being the boss of Azazel and Lilith, Lucifer is the overall Big Bad of Supernatural starting in season 1 to the end of season 4. He takes the stage as the main antagonist in season 5, he comes back as the secondary antagonist in season 7 along with Edgar and also returns as the secondary antagonist in Season 11. He is the main antagonist in Season 12 (along with Doctor Hess) and Season 13 (along with Alternate Michael).
  • Series creator Eric Kripke has jokingly compared him to a "raging psychotic" version of environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr., with "unlimited power".[9]
  • A homage to John Milton's Paradise Lost, Lucifer will be portrayed as "gentle, almost sympathetic." Kripke further characterized him as a "Devil who has a doubt" and "a lot of affection for God and the angels," and who "speaks really tenderly and gently and... doesn't lie.[10]
  • He is the only known supernatural being to become the President of the United States, which he became when he possessed Jefferson Rooney.[11]
  • Kripke reasoned, "He was essentially betrayed, so in some ways, he can be viewed sympathetically... if we can make the angels dicks, Lucifer can be sympathetic.[12]
  • The way Lucifer killed Baldur is similar to the way, Albert Wesker killed Ozwell E. Spencer in the video game series Resident Evil, in both method and words delivered upon killing their respective victims.
  • Of all the Archangels, Lucifer has appeared the most in the series. He is also the most recurring Primordial Entity and the most often seen singular villain on the show.
  • So far in the series, Lucifer has used five main vessels; Nick, Sam, Castiel (the latter of which is an angel possessing an empty vessel), Vince Vincente, Jefferson Rooney, and is currently once again possessing Nick.
  • Lucifer is the only archangel whose name doesn't end with "el" but end with "er." This is because Lucifer is the Latin calque of the Hebrew Helel ben Shahar, which roughly translates as "Morning Star, the Son of Dawn", a name which only appears once in the Hebrew Bible.
  • Before season 5 it was believed that God was the one who locked him in his cage but it was then revealed in season 5 that it was actually Michael who cast Lucifer into Hell on God's orders.
  • According to Mark Pellegrino in the Season 7 Companion Guide, Lucifer was probably more than just a hallucination and that he was possibly a psychic projection of Lucifer still stuck in The Cage.
  • Lucifer was named one of TV Guide's "Top 60 Villains of All Time".[13]
  • As with Gadreel, Lucifer is the most significant antagonist of the series. He is the one who brought about the chaos upon the universe, creation of demon kind, God leaving (alongside Gadreel's failure) and the Apocalypse. While Gadreel is the indirect catalyst for these events, Lucifer directly carried out these actions.
  • Lucifer is the first antagonist to be defeated by being re-sealed back in his original confinement while most other antagonists are killed in their inaugural season.
  • All the main cast members (with the exception of Mark Sheppard) have portrayed Lucifer at one point. Jared portrayed Lucifer twice in Season 5, Jensen portrayed Lucifer in Season 7 for a brief moment, and Misha portrayed Lucifer for half of Season 11.
  • Lucifer's irises glow reddish orange in O Brother, Where Art Thou? making him the first Archangel to show a special eye color similar to how Castiel and other angels' eyes glow blue. He later displays the similar glow after possessing Vince.
    • In the episode LOTUS, Lucifer's eyes start to glow pure red instead of reddish orange.
  • According to Mark Pellegrino, Lucifer's wings are "hot pink and sparkly".
  • In The Devil is in the Details, Lucifer made a reference to the show Lucifer that premieres on Fox of that year when he said that maybe he would move to LA and solve crimes.
  • Lucifer's mischievous behavior does not differ too much from Gabriel's; as siblings, they're said to have spent much time together, in Heaven, and Lucifer taught Gabriel how to do advanced reality-warping tricks. Their long-term convenience may have influenced Gabriel to act more like his older brethren, too.
  • Lucifer is the first angel in the series to possess another angel in its vessel, instead of another human vessel, by possessing Castiel. The fact that Jimmy Novak no longer resides in his body may be why Lucifer could possess Castiel, as Cass, with his grace, is acting as a proxy for a human soul that must give permission to have its body possessed.
  • Lucifer has been overpowered twice by his vessels: both Sam and Castiel have briefly overpowered his control over them. However, while Sam had full control and could freely move around, Castiel stated he had to use all of his strength just to prevent Lucifer from killing Sam and was clearly struggling.
  • Lucifer is the first archangel who is known to have been banished by the Angel banishing sigil.
  • Lucifer also is the first angel and archangel that has been trapped twice by using the Angel Trap.
  • Lucifer is the second Archangel to realign themselves with good, the first being Gabriel, and also the second Big Bad turned good in Season 11, the first being Metatron.
  • Like Gadreel, Lucifer has shown the ability to share control with his vessel at will. In We Happy Few, Lucifer was able to give control to Castiel like Gadreel once switched control with Sam. After Castiel spoke with the angels, he and Lucifer were able to switch again.
  • In We Happy Few, when Lucifer is expelled from Castiel, he briefly appears in the form of Nick as his true form is yanked out of Castiel.
  • Lucifer is the only Archangel to be the ruler of Heaven and Hell at the same time, albeit briefly.
  • As of deaths of Metatron and Gabriel, Lucifer is the only angel from the core universe confirmed to have wings.
  • During Rock Never Dies, Lucifer used his powers with snaps of his fingers similar to Gabriel and God.
  • In LOTUS, when Lucifer possesses Jefferson Rooney, the effect is similar to the one seen when Castiel first possessed Jimmy Novak in The Rapture.
  • In LOTUS, Lucifer becomes the first named Angel or Archangel to conceive a child in the series.
  • Lucifer is the third angel who is possessing a vessel that has died and been specifically restored for him. The other angels are Anna Milton's human form and Castiel with Jimmy Novak, Anna's human form was restored by an unknown force while God recreated Jimmy Novak's body to act as Castiel's vessel. In Lucifer's case, Crowley's demons found, repaired and improved the body of Nick for Lucifer's use as his permanent vessel.
  • Mark Pellegrino believes Lucifer has developed a snarky sense of humor as a means to hide his own pain, and that his current greatest fear is having his son, Jack, prefer Castiel to him.
  • Lucifer is the second angel that has been a member of the main cast through various actors, and the first archangel, most notably by Misha Collins and Mark Pellegrino in episode counts.
  • With Crowley's death in All Along the Watchtower, Lucifer is currently the longest-lasting antagonist in the series.
  • Season 4 is the only season where Lucifer somewhat appears but is not a major antagonist in that season.
  • Lucifer is the second angel to have been trapped on an alternate earth, with Virgil first being trapped in a different world. However, Lucifer later escapes back to his own world.
  • In the show, God displays very little to almost no concern about Lucifer's destructive intentions and actions. After Lucifer's fall from grace, he spends a very long time on Earth (Mostly in the Garden of Eden) corrupting and tempting humans. He defiles the human bloodline by convincing Adam and Eve to eat from the forbidden tree, he corrupts Lilith's soul into the first demon (though it is not specified if her corruption was before or after Adam & Eve's manipulation), at some point creates the four Princes of Hell, He has Cain kill Abel, and even then has Cain establish the Knights of Hell. In Earth's time, he was there presumably for decades waiting for more humans to be born so that he could taint them. And even yet being almost all-knowing, God decides to deal with Lucifer only after he commits these atrocities towards mankind.
  • Lucifer was the first Primordial Entity that the Winchesters knowingly encountered since both Gabriel and God hid their true identities from them.
  • As a character, Lucifer has been portrayed by most actors with a total of 13.
  • As seen in Exodus, Lucifer can drive a bus though it is unknown where he got this particular skill. He was also able to help Dean repair the bus, though his job appeared to merely be trying to start the engine when ordered to by Dean.
  • Lucifer is the only archangel to have ever been killed by a human, albeit one powered by a different archangel whom the human was acting as a vessel to.
  • According to Mark Pellegrino at Planet Comic-Con 2019, Lucifer is always seen wearing Nick's wedding ring as a reference to Nick's familial backstory. Out-of-universe, it is an homage to Pellegrino's real wife.
  • In the non-canon book "Supernatural: The Men of Letters Bestiary: Winchester Family Edition", it is stated that all Special Children are suitable vessels for Lucifer.

In LoreEdit

  • The Devil is known by many names throughout different faiths: Lucifer (Latin for " 'The Morning Star' or 'light bringer'"), The Devil, The Serpent, Iblis, (in Islam) and Satan (Hebrew for "Adversary").
  • In different versions of Bible, they said Satan is formerly known as Samael and was the former commander-in-chief of the angels army before his fall from Heaven. Some versions said he was the older brother of Michael.
  • Although "Lucifer" is considered to be the name of The Devil, this is never explicitly stated in the Bible and is merely the result of various translations. "Lucifer" appears only once in the Hebrew Bible, in Isaiah 14:12. Here, a prophecy about the fall of a corrupt Babylon king is described. Those who believe the fall of the king refers to the Devil's fall from grace began the traditional belief that Lucifer is most certainly Satan and the Devil.

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