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Vampire Queen

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Member of the Brotherhood



Character information
First appearance

Something Wicca This Way Goes...?

Last appearance

Chosen Chapter 7: City of Darkness

Portrayed by

Jacqui Maxwell

"Try to keep the pretty one alive. I can always use another plaything."
—Irena talking about Tyler.

Irena was a Vampire Queen and a member of the Brotherhood. She was responsible for turning Taylor into a vampire, and was later vanquished and succeeded by her.



The Charmed Ones approached Irena when the demon Zankou had stolen the Book of Shadows. The sisters tried to form a desperate alliance with the vampires against their common enemy, but Zankou had foreseen the attack and had convinced the queen to betray the sisters.


After the Brotherhood cast the spell to trap San Francisco outside of space and time, Irena claimed her own territory and gained access to an unlimited supply of mortals to feed on. She also turned Taylor into a vampire and used her to emotionally hurt Billie Jenkins. She later took the allies of the Chosen hostage and was particularly interested in Tyler due to his youth and looks. She was later confronted by the Chosen and nearly defeated them, though she was stakes by Taylor, who wanted to kill Billie herself. With Irena vanquished, her entire hive was killed except for Taylor, who instead took in her essence and became the new queen.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Active Powers

  • Super Strength: The ability to possess physical strength beyond humanly possible.
  • Agility: The ability to possess magically enhanced agility.
  • Clinging: The ability to cling to solid surfaces, including walls and ceilings.
  • Shapeshifting: The ability to alter one's physical form into that of another person or animal. Vampires can transform into bats.
    • Flight: The ability to defy gravity and propel oneself through the air. When transformed into bats, vampires gain the power of flight.
  • Power Granting: The ability to temporarily or permanently grant new powers to other magical beings. Vampires can infect other beings and turn them into vampires.

Passive Powers

  • Enhanced Senses: The ability to possess heightened senses. Vampires possess a heightened sense of smell, allowing the to track their targets.
  • Regeneration: The ability to almost instantly heal from physical harm and injuries.
  • Immunity: The ability to be immune to certain powers, spells or potions. Vampires are immune to the powers of witches, except in bat form.
  • Immortality: The ability to possess a possibly infinite lifespan and an arrested aging process.

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • Irena's name was not revealed in Charmed.
  • Irena seemed to dislike Klea and did not trust her.
  • Her entire hive consisted of young and beautiful vampires, selected by her personally.


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