Staff of Moses

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Name The Staff of Moses
Manufacturer God
Powers Plague manipulation
Location/Owners Heaven
Episodes 6.03 The Third Man


Once activated, this angelic weapon can inflict any of the Ten Egyptian plagues on angels inside vessels and humans. Castiel describes that it was used by the Israelites "dominance display against the Egyptians." Balthazar steals the Staff from Heaven and saws it into pieces. He trades one piece to Aaron Birch in exchange for the boy's soul. Aaron wants the staff so he can take vengeance on the police who murdered his brother.6.03 The Third Man Dean jokingly refers to the staff as "Charlton Heston's disco stick."

Staff of Moses in Lore

The Staff of Moses was used by Moses when leading the Israelites out of Egypt. In order to convince the Pharaoh to release the Israelites, God inflicted ten plagues on the Egyptians. Moses uses the staff to part the Red Sea, produce water from a rock, and invoke plague. The staff could also transform itself into a snake.

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