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*'''Appears in:''' {{InfoboxCreature|monster name= Cherubs|image= [[5File:Cherub.14 My Bloody Valentinepng|350px]]|powers and abilities= <br>* Matchmaking* Super strength|vulnerabilities= <br>*'''Played by:''' [[Lex MedlinAngel blade]]s* [[Holy oil]] |appearance==Occupation==In Supernatural, the term Cherub simply refers to an angelic occupation inherent in cupids Varies; Can appear as it describes a lower order blinding white light or choir blue-ish white smoke when manifesting on earth outside of a vessel|episodes= [[angels5.14 My Bloody Valentine]]. According to <br>[[Castiel]], humans have misinterpreted the role of them8. There are dozens of them stationed on Earth as of now, according to [[Castiel23 Sacrifice]]<supbr>[[510.14 My Bloody Valentine18 Book of the Damned]]</supbr> In their occupation, they're responsible for marking humans making them fall in love on instruction from [[Heaven13.13 Devil's Bargain]]. }}{{TriviaQuote Quotation|Texttitle='''Castiel:''' your people call them "Cupid"...what |text= What human myth has mistaken for "Cupid" is actually a lower order of angel. Technically it's a cherub, third-class.|author= [[Castiel]]|source= [[5.14 My Bloody Valentine]]
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[[John]] and [[Mary Winchester]] fell in love after a Cherub intervened and marked them on [[Michael]]'s request<sup>[[5.14 My Bloody Valentine]]</sup> ==NotesHistory==*For more information, see Cherubs are [[Angel Lore|angels of Heaven]] and who are part of a lower order, colloquially known as "cupids." At one point there were dozens of them stationed on Earth who were responsible for locating humans deemed important enough by [[CupidsHeaven]] which further angelic detailsto make them fall in love. *Unlike One important couple brought together by a cherub was [[SeraphJohn Winchester]], information concerning a Cupid's angelic complexion or shape remains undefined in Canon.  ==Cherub Angels In Lore==and [[Image:Cherub Love Angel.jpg|300px|thumb|left|A Cherub angel as depicted on WikipediaMary Campbell]]  The information below is info derived from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherub but I reworded Their marriage was "top priority," and reorganized the information.  Cherubs or Cherubim are an order of angels that are of a lower ranking than cherub met by [[SeraphSam]]s but they outclass all other angels of the angelic choir or spheres which divides, separates and fully compromises the angelic society.  Attributes of Cherub [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherub Source].  *They guard, watch Dean tells them that John and monitor GodMary couldn's throne room at all times.*They have four different faces, each representing a different organism, and have four wings that are used for flight. Two of the wings extended upward, meeting above and sustaining the throne of God; while the other two stretched downward and covered the creatures themselves. *God also stationed two Cherubs t stand one another at the gate of the Garden of Edenfirst.    
While the angelic civil wars in Heaven raged, it appeared that the cupids stationed on Earth began to gradually lose contact with their superiors; the daily orders from Heaven of who to match together became fewer and fewer. It is assumed that once the council of angels took on leadership and brought order to Heaven once more, orders for the cherubs resumed on a daily basis.
==Characteristics==
[[File:823cupidsbow.png|right|thumb|350px|A cherub's bow and arrow.]]
Cherubs, like all [[angels]], require vessels to walk the Earth. They differentiate from other angels through their "bow and arrow"; while Cupid is typically depicted holding a physical bow and arrow, a cherub's bow and arrow appears as a tattoo on the palm of their [[vessel]]'s hand, allowing them to make connections between humans with a simple touch.
Like all angel classes, they are stronger than humans -- hence when [[Dean]] punches one in the face, the cherub is unharmed, while Dean clutches his hand in pain. They greet people and other [[angel]]s by hugging them... Nobody likes it.
===Powers and abilities===
* Invisibility – Cherubs can render themselves invisible to the naked eye by occupying space within [[the Veil]].
* Invulnerability – As with all angels, a cherub's durability far exceeds that of humans.
* Matchmaking – Cherubs can manipulate the mere nature of "love" itself, as they can bring the most opposite of humans together. This ability can manifest through the manipulation of events, causing two people to meet each other, or a simple touch. When a person is hit with "cupid's arrow", their hearts will become marked with [[Enochian]] script
* Super strength – While a lower order of angels, a cherub's strength still far exceeds that of a typical human.
* [[Teleportation]] – Like all angels, cherubs had the ability to teleport, which was removed after [[the Fall]].
===Weaknesses===
* [[Angel blade]] – Cherubs can be killed or injured by the weapons of Heaven.
* [[Grace Extractor|Extracting grace]] – Like all angels, removal of a cherub's grace will render them human, with human weaknesses.
* [[Holy oil]] – Can trap a cherub, as well as cause death upon contact.
==Episodes==
[[File:CupidHandshake.jpg|350px|left|thumb|[[Cupid]]'s "handshake."]]
===[[5.14 My Bloody Valentine]]===
[[Dean]], [[Sam]], and [[Castiel]] make their way to a small restaurant while searching for a [[Cupid]]. Soon after their arrival Castiel notices a supernatural disturbance. He follows the entity into a back room and somehow traps him. Castiel then demands that the entity show itself to Dean and Sam. The cupid manifests as a naked man, and immediately embraces the two hunters and the angel strongly. Castiel demands to know if the cupid is responsible for the deaths of a couple he brought together. The cupid explains that he touched the couple's hearts as instructed, and did not know what happened after that. Castiel is still suspicious, so the cupid asks Castiel to read his mind to see the truth. Castiel agrees, and after a few moments declares that the cupid is innocent. The cupid then reveals to Dean and Sam the truth about how [[John]] and [[Mary]] met; Dean is disgusted by the cupid's remarks, and punches him in the face. Dean staggers back, and the cupid, though unharmed, is overcome by emotion and disappears.
===[[6.22 The Man Who Knew Too Much]]===
A cupid was referenced by [[Balthazar]] as a possible traitor in an attempt to draw suspicion off of him.
===[[8.12 As Time Goes By]]===
After meeting their grandfather [[Henry Winchester]], Sam finally understands what the cupid was talking about when he told them how their parents were brought together: [[Heaven]] was bringing the Winchesters and the Campbells together -- the brains and the brawn of the supernatural world.
===[[8.23 Sacrifice]]===
[[Metatron]] tells [[Castiel]] that the second trial required to close [[Heaven]] is to obtain the bow of a cupid. Metatron has ascertained that Dwight Charles - a bartender - will be shot by a Cupid's arrow. He and Metatron start watching Dwight, but [[Naomi]] arrives and abducts Metatron. Castiel turns to [[Dean]] for help. When they see a delivery woman, [[Gail]], arrive at the bar, they think she will be the one that Dwight falls in love with. However she is the cupid, and she causes Dwight and his regular customer Rod to fall in love.[[File:Cupid1018.png|350px|thumb|right|350px|The angry cupid.]]
Outside the bar, Dean and Castiel tell the cupid they need her bow, which appears as a mark on her hand. She tells them how chaotic Heaven is, and willingly helps them.
===[[10.18 Book of the Damned]]===
At a diner where [[Castiel]] and [[Metatron]] have stopped to allow Metatron to eat, they catch the attention of a cupid. After Cas and Metatron leave the diner, the are confronted by the cupid, who tells them that they both have corrupted [[Heaven]] and that it will never be the same, before he attacks them. The cupid gets the upper hand in the fight, and as he is about to deliver a death blow to Castiel, Metatron stops him by stabbing him in the back with an [[angel sword]].
===[[13.13 Devil's Bargain]]===
A "Cupid" causes a rollerblading women to fall into the arms of a baker, causing the two to fall in love. [[Lucifer]], witnessing this, congratulates the angel on a job well done. Lucifer soon take the angel into an alley where he siphons off his grace, rendering the cherub human. Lucifer asks the cherub where he can find other angels, but the fearful cherub says he doesn't know, revealing that there are not many angels anymore. The cherub begins begging Lucifer for mercy; Lucifer starts to comfort the newly human angel before driving his arm through the cherub's body and killing him.
==Cherub Angels in Lore==
[[Image:Cherub Love Angel.jpg|150px|right]]
Cherubs, or Cherubim, are an order of angels that are of a lower ranking than [[Seraph]]s but they outclass all other angels of the angelic choir or spheres which divides, separates, and fully compromises the angelic society.
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherub Attributes of cherubs include]:
* They guard, watch, and monitor God's throne room at all times.
* They have four different faces, each representing a different organism, and have four wings that are used for flight. Two of the wings extend upward, meeting above and sustaining the throne of God, while the other two stretch downward and cover the creatures themselves.
* God also stationed two Cherubs at the gate of the Garden of Eden.
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==Cupid in Fandom==
* [http://twitter.com/CupidIsHere @CupidIsHere] - Cupid on Twitter
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