Enochianward

Enochian-based angel wards.

Dean: And the Enochian exorcism?
Castiel: Fake. It actually means "You breed with the mouth of a goat".


Castiel: It's funnier in Enochian.

— Castiel
in 99 Problems

Enochian is the language that originated from angels. Aside from its use for communication, enochian is used for various spellwork and rituals.

CharacteristicsEdit

Enochian language is used by all angels. Angel memory and directives are hardwired into their brain through Enochian, as evidenced by Naomi's work with Samandriel.[1] However, it also has limited usage from other creatures as well. Dr. Visyak, a purgatory native, has knowledge of its written form.[2] High-tier demons, like Alastair and Crowley, have shown the capability to use sigils as well.[3][4] In addition, Crowley has exhibited knowledge not just of the written form, but also the spoken form of the language. The Whore of Babylon also knew a spell using spoken Enochian.[1] Ash, a human hacker, became fluent with the language after residing in Heaven for some time.[5]

Spoken FormEdit

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Angels communicating in Enochian as captured by Ash.

The language's spoken form is unintelligible to many beings. It could be translated to human language as evidenced when Castiel translated a fake exorcism chant to mean as 'you breed with the mouth of a goat'.[6] However, when angels use it without relying on their vessel's vocal ability, the language is akin to a high-frequency noise that could shatter glass,[7] destroy human auditory senses, or, in extreme cases and prolonged exposure, kill humans.[8] Through 'angel radio', the language sounds like unintelligible whispers, unless interpreted by someone who is familiar with the language, as demonstrated by Anna when she was human.[9] Ash, a hacker who managed to tap into Heaven's system, picked up several angel conversations which featured the same high-pitch noise and whispers. 'Angel radio' could also be tapped and interpreted through the use of advanced technology. This was demonstrated by the demon Cecily from Waldroff Financial.[10]

Use in spells include, but are not limited to, angel summoning rituals, tracking spells, and others.

Written FormEdit

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Enochian runes on Bobby's house.

The language's written form consists mostly of symbols that resemble runes, from simple ones to elaborate symbols inscribed by circles and squares. These runes have power imbibed with their meaning, and could be used defensively to ward off angels. Written Enochian could be used for other purposes, such as creation of couples with the help of a cupid and its bow.[11] Removing the sigils or writing over the sigils could remove the effects of the sigils.[12] Enochian symbols could be written to appear invisible to the unaided eye.[3]

NotesEdit

  • A certain class of angels has been named using the language.
  • A pre-Enochian language exists which contains a sigil that represented the Knights of Hell. Whether or not the language is completely different and separate or merely the precursor that evolved into Enochian is unknown.

AppearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 A Little Slice of Kevin
  2. Let It Bleed
  3. 3.0 3.1 Death Takes A Holiday
  4. Torn and Frayed
  5. Dark Side of the Moon
  6. 99 Problems
  7. Lazarus Rising
  8. Point of No Return
  9. I Know What You Did Last Summer
  10. Road Trip
  11. My Bloody Valentine
  12. Torn and Frayed

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