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|name= Unknown
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|name= Alpha Shapeshifter
 
|actor= [[Mitch Pileggi]]<br>[[Jared Padalecki]]<br>[[Jensen Ackles]]<br>[[Mark Sheppard]]
 
|actor= [[Mitch Pileggi]]<br>[[Jared Padalecki]]<br>[[Jensen Ackles]]<br>[[Mark Sheppard]]
|dates= Unknown - 2010
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|dates= ???? – 2011 (killed by [[Crowley]])
|location= [[Purgatory]]; Crowley killed it by decapitating it.
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|location= [[Purgatory]]
|occupation= [[Shapeshifters|Shapeshifter]]
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|occupation= [[Alpha]] [[Shapeshifters|Shapeshifter]]
|episodes= [[6.02 Two And A Half Men]]<br>[[6.10 Caged Heat]]
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|episodes= [[6.02 Two and a Half Men]]<br>[[6.10 Caged Heat]]
 
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The Alpha Shapeshifter was the very first [[shapeshifter]].  It's sole weakness is iridium.  
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==History==
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The Alpha Shapeshifter was the very first [[shapeshifter]].
  
===Powers and Abilities===
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==Characteristics==
The Alpha Shapeshifter is very powerful and is clearly more dangerous then a normal shapeshifter. According to common lore, it has a connection with all of its 'offspring' which allows it to locate them.  
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The Alpha Shapeshifter is an extremely powerful entity that is the father and leader of all [[shapeshifter]]s. According to common lore, this [[Alpha]] has a connection or bond with its offspring which allows it to locate them.  
  
*Like all Shapeshifters, it can revert and morph its body to match/resemble the appearance of other humans. It also doesn't shed its skin while undergoing a metamorphosis related process.  
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===Powers and abilities===
*Like the [[Alpha Vampire]], it's highly resistant to pain.
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* Regeneration – The Alpha was able to heal itself from all wounds, including being stabbed in the heart with pure silver.
*It possesses superhuman-strength.
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* [[Shapeshifting]] – The Alpha Shapshifter could morph its body to match any human appearance in a matter of seconds. It did not shed or peel while altering its shape. Its shapeshifting extended to being able to morph the clothes it was wearing to whatever the human it was copying was also wearing.
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* Super strength and durability – The Alpha's strength greatly exceeded the strength of normal shapeshifters. Its durability and threshold for pain were extremely high. The Alpha showed great resistance to [[silver]], and the only known material that could actually hurt it was iridium.
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* [[Telepathy]] – Like the [[Alpha Vampire]], the Alpha Shapeshifter had a telepathic connection to all his children, allowing it to locate any shapeshifter in the world.
  
==[[6.02 Two And A Half Men]]==
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===Weaknesses===
[[Image:Alpha Shifter602.jpg|300px|left|thumb|Alpha Shapeshifter reunites with its Bobby [[John|child]].]]
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* [[Animals sensing the paranormal]] – Dogs have been shown to react aggressively around the presence of shapeshifters.
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* [[The Colt]] – The [[Alpha Vampire]]'s death confirmed that Alphas are vulnerable to the Colt.<ref name="twelve14">[[12.14 The Raid]]</ref>
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* Decapitation – [[Crowley]] was able to kill the Alpha Shapeshifter through decapitation.<ref name="six10">[[6.10 Caged Heat]]</ref>
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* Iridium – The rare metal burned the Alpha Shapeshifter, similar to the effects of silver on regular [[shapeshifter]]s and caused excruciating pain.<ref name="six10" />
  
This shapeshifter starts gathering a following of its 'offspring' and is apparently reproducing with women by morphing into their husbands. When [[Sam]] and [[Dean]] rescue [[Bobby John|one of its children]], the Alpha Shapeshifter storms the Campbell's compound and kills [[Mark Campbell]], overcoming several gunshot wounds and tranquilizer darts, as well as a silver knife to the heart. It then reclaims the baby from Dean and leaves. This shapeshifter is able to transform in just a few seconds without shedding its skin.
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==Episodes==
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===[[6.02 Two and a Half Men]]===
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This [[shapeshifter]] starts gathering a following of its "offspring" and is apparently reproducing with women by morphing into their husbands. When [[Sam]] and [[Dean]] rescue [[Bobby John|one of its children]], the Alpha Shapeshifter storms the Campbell's compound and kills [[Mark Campbell]], overcoming several gunshot wounds and tranquilizer darts, as well as a [[silver]] knife to the heart. It then reclaims the baby from [[Dean]] and leaves. This shapeshifter is able to transform in just a few seconds without shedding its skin.
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|[[File:AlphaShifterSamuel.jpg|350px|thumb|The Alpha Shapeshifter disguised as [[Samuel Campbell]].]]
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|[[File:AlphaShifterDean.jpg|350px|thumb|The Alpha Shapeshifter reunites with its child.]]
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==[[6.10 Caged Heat]]==
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===[[6.10 Caged Heat]]===
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[[Crowley]] interrogates the Alpha Shapeshifter on [[Purgatory]]'s location. Crowley then reveals that iridium,  although expensive and rare, is capable of damaging and killing the Alpha Shapeshifter. He threatens to kill the [[shapeshifter]]'s offspring that he currently has captured, but the Alpha Shapeshifter still refuses and tells Crowley that more shapeshifters would be produced if he killed the others. Crowley beheads the [[Alpha]].
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{|align="center"
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|[[File:Crowley-AlphaShifter.jpg|thumb|350px|[[Crowley]] interrogates the Alpha Shapeshifter.]]
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|[[File:AlphaShifterDead.jpg|thumb|350px|The Alpha Shapeshifter 8s killed by Crowley for refusing to give up the location of [[Purgatory]].]]
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[[Image:Alpha Shifter610.jpg|left|thumb|300px|Alpha Shapeshifter being interrogated by Crowley for Purgatory's location.]]
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==References==
  
[[Crowley]] interrogates the Alpha Shapeshifter on [[purgatory]]'s location. He threatens to kill the [[Shapeshifter]]'s offspring that he currently has captured, but the Alpha Shapeshifter still refuses and tells Crowley that more shapeshifters would be produced if he killed the others. Crowley then reveals that Iridium,  although expensive and rare, is capable of damaging and killing the Alpha Shapeshifter.
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Latest revision as of 03:48, 5 March 2022



AlphaShapeshifter-2.gif
Name Alpha Shapeshifter
Actor Mitch Pileggi
Jared Padalecki
Jensen Ackles
Mark Sheppard
Dates  ???? – 2011 (killed by Crowley)
Location Purgatory
Occupation Alpha Shapeshifter
Episode(s) 6.02 Two and a Half Men
6.10 Caged Heat

History

The Alpha Shapeshifter was the very first shapeshifter.

Characteristics

The Alpha Shapeshifter is an extremely powerful entity that is the father and leader of all shapeshifters. According to common lore, this Alpha has a connection or bond with its offspring which allows it to locate them.

Powers and abilities

  • Regeneration – The Alpha was able to heal itself from all wounds, including being stabbed in the heart with pure silver.
  • Shapeshifting – The Alpha Shapshifter could morph its body to match any human appearance in a matter of seconds. It did not shed or peel while altering its shape. Its shapeshifting extended to being able to morph the clothes it was wearing to whatever the human it was copying was also wearing.
  • Super strength and durability – The Alpha's strength greatly exceeded the strength of normal shapeshifters. Its durability and threshold for pain were extremely high. The Alpha showed great resistance to silver, and the only known material that could actually hurt it was iridium.
  • Telepathy – Like the Alpha Vampire, the Alpha Shapeshifter had a telepathic connection to all his children, allowing it to locate any shapeshifter in the world.

Weaknesses

  • Animals sensing the paranormal – Dogs have been shown to react aggressively around the presence of shapeshifters.
  • The Colt – The Alpha Vampire's death confirmed that Alphas are vulnerable to the Colt.[1]
  • Decapitation – Crowley was able to kill the Alpha Shapeshifter through decapitation.[2]
  • Iridium – The rare metal burned the Alpha Shapeshifter, similar to the effects of silver on regular shapeshifters and caused excruciating pain.[2]

Episodes

6.02 Two and a Half Men

This shapeshifter starts gathering a following of its "offspring" and is apparently reproducing with women by morphing into their husbands. When Sam and Dean rescue one of its children, the Alpha Shapeshifter storms the Campbell's compound and kills Mark Campbell, overcoming several gunshot wounds and tranquilizer darts, as well as a silver knife to the heart. It then reclaims the baby from Dean and leaves. This shapeshifter is able to transform in just a few seconds without shedding its skin.

The Alpha Shapeshifter disguised as Samuel Campbell.
The Alpha Shapeshifter reunites with its child.

6.10 Caged Heat

Crowley interrogates the Alpha Shapeshifter on Purgatory's location. Crowley then reveals that iridium, although expensive and rare, is capable of damaging and killing the Alpha Shapeshifter. He threatens to kill the shapeshifter's offspring that he currently has captured, but the Alpha Shapeshifter still refuses and tells Crowley that more shapeshifters would be produced if he killed the others. Crowley beheads the Alpha.

Crowley interrogates the Alpha Shapeshifter.
The Alpha Shapeshifter 8s killed by Crowley for refusing to give up the location of Purgatory.

References