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|image= [[File:Raph503PS8Raphael Heaven.jpg|300px350px]]<br>[[File:Raphael622Raphael6.jpg|300px350px]]
|name= Raphael
|actor= [[Demore Barnes]] ([[5.03 Free to Be You and Me|5.03]], [[6.03 The Third Man|6.03]], & [[6.20 The Man Who Would Be King|6.20]])<br> [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0710969/ Lanette Ware]([[6.15 The French Mistake|6.15]] & [[6.22 The Man Who Knew Too Much‎|6.22]])|dates= Before Humanity Pre- 2011/12 creation – 2012 (Deceased, Killed killed by [[Castiel]])
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|occupation=[[Archangel]]|episodes=[[4.18 The Monster at the End of This Book]] (Not Seen)<br>[[4.22 Lucifer Rising]] (Not Seen)<br>[[5.03 Free to Be You and Me]]<br>[[6.03 The Third Man]]<br>[[6.15 The French Mistake]]<br>[[6.20 The Man Who Would Be King]]<br>[[6.22 The Man Who Knew Too Much‎]]}}{{Quotation|title=|text= You rebelled - against God, heaven, and me. Now you will atone. We'll start by freeing Lucifer and Michael from their cage. And then we'll get our show back on the road.|author= Raphael|source= [[6.20 The Man Who Would Be King]]
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Raphael is one of five [[Archangels]] created by [[God]].
==History==
[[File:Raphael is first referenced when Sam and Dean investigate a case where people claim angels ordered them to killHeaven 2. jpg|350px|left|thumb|Raphael in [[Father ReynoldsHeaven]].]], while administering Last Rites to Father Gregory's spirit, says "I call upon Raphael was the archangel Raphael, master third of the airfour [[archangels]] created by [[God]] and the youngest brother of [[Michael]] and [[Lucifer]], to make open and the wayolder brother of [[Gabriel]]. Let Raphael, his brothers, and God fought in a war against [[the fire of the Holy Spirit now descendDarkness]], that this being might be awakened to eventually winning by having the world beyond."<ref name="two13">Darkness imprisoned through a [[Mark of Cain|Mark]] and preserving [[2the Cosmic Balance]].13 Houses of He was the Holyonly archangel who never interacted with Lucifer while on Earth in a [[vessel]]</ref>.
When God created humans and asked all angels to bow down before them, Raphael was the protector among those that did so. When Lucifer rebelled against God and Gabriel skipped out of the Prophet [[Chuck Shurley]]. He supported the plan Heaven to bring be on the Apocalypse so that Earth, Raphael chose to side with God and Michael could defeat Lucifer. However, at some point, Raphael lost faith in God and killed Castiel when the angel tried to stop the breaking became weary of the last [[The 66 Seals|seal]]his father's duties. He also believed that God was dead and that they were living in a God-less universe.
After Lucifer's release from the Raphael was first referenced when [[Lucifer's Cage|CageSam]], Raphael descended to Earth and possessed his [[vessel]], [[Donnie FinnermanDean]], to end investigated a conflict between case where people claimed [[angelsangel]] and [[demons]] near a gas station in Maine. After he finished with the demons he abandoned his vessel and ascended back s ordered them to Heaven, leaving Donnie in a near catatonic statekill. [[CastielFather Reynolds]] and , while administering last rites to [[DeanFather Gregory]] lure him back to Earth and his vessel with an 's spirit, said "I call upon the [[Enochianarchangel]] ritual and manage Raphael, master of the air, to trap him in a circle make open the way. Let the fire of the Holy Spirit now descend, that this being might be awakened to the world beyond."<ref name="two13">[[2.13 Houses of the Holy Fire]]. They interrogate him without success for information on God and his location, then Castiel and Dean leave him in the circle of flames. </ref>
Raphael managed to escape from was also the circle, and following protector of the imprisonment of [[Luciferprophet]] and [[MichaelChuck Shurley]] in . He supported the Cage, he became the leader of a group of traditionalist angels intent plan to bring on restarting the [[Apocalypse. They are opposed by a group led by ]] so that Michael could defeat Lucifer, and killed [[Castiel. Part of Raphael's strategy involves gathering ]] when the [[Angelic Weaponsangel]] missing from Heaven tried to strengthen his army. He encounters a setback when stop the breaking of the last [[Donnie FinnermanThe 66 Seals|seal]]. After Lucifer's body is destroyed by release from [[BalthazarLucifer's Cage|the Cage]] using , Raphael descended to Earth and possessed his [[Lot's Saltvessel]], necessitating the search for a new vessel. He next appears in an unidentified female vessel. Raphael then sends an angel named [[VirgilDonnie Finnerman]] to kill Balthazar and anyone else who allied with Castiel and retrieve the Angelic Weapons, but Balthazar gets the weapons to Castiel, end a conflict between [[angels]] and Raphael retreats[[demons]] near a gas station in Maine. After Castiel imbues himself he finished with the souls of Purgatory, demons he snaps abandoned his fingersvessel and ascended back to [[Heaven]], killing Raphael; this act appeared to be very similar to how Lucifer killed Castielleaving Donnie in a near catatonic state.
Following the imprisonment of Lucifer and Michael in the Cage, Raphael became the leader of a group of traditionalist angels intent on restarting the Apocalypse, and were opposed by a group led by Castiel. Part of Raphael's strategy involved gathering the [[angelic weapons]] stolen from Heaven to strengthen his army. He encountered a setback when [[Donnie Finnerman]]'s body was destroyed by [[Balthazar]] using [[Lot's Salt]], necessitating the search for a new vessel.
==Characteristics==
===Personality===
Raphael is was a serious, traditionally minded [[angel ]] who has lost faith in [[God ]] and is was weary of his duties. He supports supported [[Michael ]] and the plan to bring paradise to Earth. He has also had little patience with for humans. ===Powers and Abilities===Raphael can:
===Powers and abilities===*Destroy or overpower lesser [[EMF|Electromagnetic interference]] – Control electricity; while manifesting, electricity arced around his vessel. His arrival on Earth blacked-out the entire Eastern seaboard.<ref name="five03" />* Protection – Raphael was able to prevent Castiel from being able to kill Crowley.<ref name="six22">[[6.22 The Man Who Knew Too Much]]</ref>* Superhuman strength – As an archangel, Raphael's strength and power far exceed that of humans and regular angels.<ref name="six03">[[6.03 The Third Man]]</ref><ref name="six20">[[6.20 The Man Who Would Be King]]</ref>*[[Smiting]] – Destroy structures, other beings like demons and humans, and hurt angels in the form of a blast of white light.<ref name="five03" /><ref name="six20" />* [[Teleportation]] – Teleport himself and others to any location.<ref name="five03">[[5.03 Free To to Be You And and Me]]</ref>*Use telekinesis and terrakinesis[[Telekinesis]] – Raphael was a strong telekinetic.<ref name="four22">[[4.22 Lucifer Rising]]</ref><ref name="five03" />*Control electricity; while manifesting, electricity arced around his vessel* Biokinesis – Raphael threatened to inflict something worse than stomach cancer on Dean.<ref name="five03" />*Destroy structures, other beings like demons and humans, and hurt angels, in * Terrakinesis – Raphael's mere presence could cause the form of a blast of white lightearth to shake.<ref name="five03" /><ref name="six20" />*Protect demons from being killed by other angels<ref name="six22">[[6.22 The Man Who Knew Too MuchWeather|Weather manipulation]]</ref>– Raphael's arrival on earth could bring about electrical storms.
===Weaknesses===
*[[Archangel blade]] – Wielded by another archangel, the blade could have killed Raphael.* [[Enochian]] [[Warding Sigils|warding]] – With proper warding, anyone could hide their presence or location from Raphael.* [[Holy Fire can bind fire]] – Raphael to could be trapped within a fixed locationcircle of holy fire.<ref name="five03" />*An [[Angel Killing Sword|Archangel BladeSouls]] – When used in vast quantities, souls can kill harm Raphael to a serious degree. When Castiel took in all the souls from [[Purgatory]], he was able to smite Raphaelwith a snap of his fingers, atomizing his brother. <ref name="six20" /><ref name="six22" />*[[Angelic Weapons|Weapons of Heaven]] can harm and possibly kill Raphael. One of the weapons [[Lot's Salt]], turned Raphael's [[vessel ]] into a pile of salt, destroying it.<ref name="six03" />*Other Archangels can harm and kill Raphael. *[[SoulsMa'lak Box]] - Capable of containing even the most powerful [[archangel]], when used in vast quanities, can harm Rapahel to a serious degree.<ref name="six20fourteen11" />[[14.11 Damaged Goods]]</ref name="six22" /
==AppearancesEpisodes==[[File:RaphaelManifests.jpg|350px|right|thumb|Raphael manifesting in his [[vessel]] on Earth.]]
===[[4.18 The Monster at the End of This Book]]===
Raphael prepares to attack when [[Lilith ]] is in [[Chuck]]'s presence, shaking the room until Lilith flees.
===[[4.22 Lucifer Rising]]===
Raphael obliterates [[Castiel ]] and his [[vessel ]] after he rebels against [[Heaven ]] by banishing [[Zachariah ]] and sending [[Dean ]] to stop [[Sam ]] from killing Lilith.[[Image:Archangel Raphael Manifesting.jpg|300px|right|thumb|Raphael Manifesting in His Vessel on EarthLilith]].
===[[5.03 Free to Be You and Me]]===
Raphael possessed his [[vessel]], [[Donnie Finnerman]], during a [[demon ]] induced riot at a [[Pump 'n Go]] gas station called in Maine. The damage caused by Raphael was attributed to an explosion, and the incident was witnessed by [[Deputy Framingham]]. Raphael abandoned Donnie, who was left in a catatonic state, and returned to [[Heaven]]. Raphael returns to Earth and his vessel to confront [[Castiel ]] and [[Dean]], who attempted to summon him. He manifests in the abandoned building they are hiding in, shorting out the electricity and possibly the Eastern Seaboard. He threatens to take Dean to Michael, and to torture him, but Dean and Castiel trick him into a circle of holy oil, trapping him.
They interrogate him to learn [[God]]'s location. Raphael tells Dean and Castiel that God is dead, and that the heavenly Heavenly hosts are tired of waiting with duties to fulfill and no guidelines. They want to bring forth paradise on Earth. Raphael brings about a storm that shatters the windows of the house. Castiel does not believe Raphael's assertion about God, and demands to know how he was resurrected, if not by God. Raphael suggests that it was Lucifer, because he needs all the rebellious angels that he can find. Castiel and Dean then leave Raphael, who warns the other angel not to leave him there, becuase because he will catch up with him one day. Castiel replies, "Maybe one day. But today, you're my little bitch!"[[File:RaphaelSalt.jpg|right|thumb|Raphael's Vessel is Destroyed|300px]]
[[File:RaphaelLotsSalt.jpg|left|thumb|350px|Raphael's [[vessel]] is destroyed.]]
===[[6.03 The Third Man]]===
[[Sam ]] and [[Dean ]] investigate the deaths of three cops which mirror Egyptian plagues. Dean has summons Castiel, and they discover that a [[Aaron Birch|boy]] has been using part of the [[Staff of Moses]]. Castiel later tells Sam and Dean that [[Heaven ]] has been thrown into chaos without [[Michael]], with angels [[angel]]s going rogue, celestial killings, and the theft of their weapons. He also warns them that Raphael is back and trying to gain all of Heaven's weapons so that he can win the civil war against Castiel, then release Lucifer and Michael, putting the apocalypse back on track. When asked why, Castiel simply calls Raphael a "traditionalist" who wants "to end the story the way it was written." A soldier of Raphael attacks Castiel, then returns to his leader.
Raphael and his soldiers track down [[Balthazar]], the [[angel ]] who stole the weapons and sold part of the [[Staff of Moses]], looking for the other weapons. [[Sam ]] and [[Dean ]] banish one of Raphael's soldiers with the [[Angel Banishing Sigilangel banishing sigil]] and [[Castiel ]] kills one with an [[Angel Killing Swordangel blade]]. Raphael then appears behind Castiel and attacks him mercilessly. Just as Raphael is about to kill Castiel, Balthazar appears and turns Raphael's vessel into a pillar of salt using [[Lot's Salt]], forcing Raphael to look for a new vessel.[[File:Raphael new vessel.jpg|thumb|right|Archangel Raphael's New Female Vessel|300px]]<br clear="all"/>
===[[6.15 The French Mistake]]===
[[File:Raphael new vessel.jpg|thumb|right|350px|Raphael's new female vessel.]][[Sam ]] and [[Dean ]] are given a key by [[Balthazar ]] that supposedly opens the repository containing [[Heaven]]'s weapons and are transported to an alternate reality to protect them from Raphael, who has started to hunt them down. Raphael sends [[Virgil ]] after them. When the Winchesters are transported back to their universe, they are greeted by Raphael in a new female vessel. Balthazar then appears and tells Raphael that the key given to Sam and Dean was a decoy. [[Castiel]], now in possession of [[Heaven]]'s weapons, also appears and threatens Raphael, who disappears.
===[[6.20 The Man Who Would Be King]]===
In flashback, [[File:Raphaelinthemanwhowouldbeking.jpg|300px|left|thumb|Raphael in HeavenCastiel]]In flashback, Castiel remembers his first encounter with Raphael after the [[Apocalypse]] was averted. Raphael is ensconced in a palatial house - apparently part of the Heaven of disgraced Enron executive [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_Lay Ken Lay].
Raphael informs Castiel he will call an assembly of the [[The Host of Heaven]], at which he will ask Castiel to pledge his allegiance to Raphael. He announces that he will proceed to free [[Michael ]] and [[Lucifer ]] from [[Lucifer's Cage|the Cage]] and resume their apocalyptic Apocalyptic battle.
After [[Castiel ]] makes his deal with [[Crowley]], he returns to [[Heaven]], and with the power of an extra 50,000 souls [[soul]]s obtained from [[Hell ]] is able to make his first stand against Raphael.<br clear="all"/>
===[[6.22 The Man Who Knew Too Much]]===
Raphael forms an alliance with [[Crowley ]] after [[Castiel betrays ]] has betrayed Crowley in their search for purgatory[[Purgatory]]. Castiel, who is outnumbered, is forced to give them the blood of a creature from purgatory Purgatory which is required to obtain all the souls [[soul]]s from it. When the spell fails, Castiel returns revealing the blood was fake and that he has the souls and their power. With his power, he obliterates Raphael with the snap of his fingers.{|align="center"|[[File:RaphaelDeath.gif|thumb|left|500px|Raphael is killed by [[Castiel]], with a snap of his fingers.]]|} ===[[11.10 The Devil in the Details]]===When trying to convince Sam to consent to possession once more, [[Lucifer]] tells him that he is the only archangel capable of helping him as [[Gabriel]] and Raphael are dead and [[Michael]] has gone insane from his time in [[the Cage]] and [[God]] was still MIA. ===[[11.22 We Happy Few]]===When the Winchesters, [[Chuck]] and [[Lucifer]] try to formulate a plan of attack against [[Amara]], the suggestion of bringing in the other [[archangels]] is shot down by [[God]], who claims that [[Michael]] is in no condition to fight and that it is out of His power to bring back Gabriel and Raphael, as archangels are made of pure primordial creation, and to resurrect them would take time that they do not have.
==Notes==*For information see the page [[Angel Image:Raphael in Lore]]*He is .Jpg|150px|right|thumb|Saint Raphael the only Archangel who never interacted with Lucifer while on Earth in a vessel; although, as brothers, interactions between them did take place in [[Heavenby Bartolomé Esteban Murillo]].
== Raphael in Lore Trivia==*Raphael is the only [[archangel]] whose counterpart in [[Image:Raphael Apocalypse World]] isn't mentioned or even referenced in Lorepassing.JpgThough the fate of [[Gabriel]]'s counterpart is unknown, he is referenced by [[Michael (Apocalypse World)|200px|right|thumb|Saint Michael's]] reaction to seeing Gabriel in [[13.22 Exodus]].*Raphael is the only archangel not to appear in some form in the series penultimate episode [[15.19 Inherit the Archangel by Bartolomé Esteban MurilloEarth]]: Michael and Lucifer both appear in person while Gabriel appears in the flashback sequence at the end.
His ==Raphael in Lore==[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raphael_%28archangel%29 Raphael's] name means "[[God ]] Heals.". In multiple interpretations, including the Book of Enoch, Raphael was responsible for binding [[Azazel ]] to a clear, deserted landscape. He was also mentioned in the Book of Tobit, although he was never mentioned in the Holy Bible. In the Tobit, Raphael healed Tobit of his blindness and delivered Tobit's daughter, Sarah, from [[Asmodeus]].
In Islam, Raphael is the Archangel [[archangel]] who sounds the start of Judgment Day. To Roman Catholics, Raphael (venerated as Saint Raphael) is the patron saint of doctors, medical workers and travelers. <br clear="all">
==See also==* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raphael_%28archangel%29 Raphael[Angel Lore]]* [[Archangel]] on Wikipedia
===Raphael In in Fandom===
* [http://twitter.com/1LastArchangel @1LastArchangel] - Raphael on Twitter
== References == 
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