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  • An amalgamated species that possesses the combined traits and abilities of two or more supernatural species.
A hybrid would be deadlier than any werewolf or vampire. Nature would not stand for such an imbalance of power. Therefore the Witches, the servants of nature, saw to it that my brother's werewolf side would become dormant.
Elijah to Elena


Hybrids are a crossbreed between two or more different supernatural species. The term is commonly used to describe a Werewolf turned into a Vampire because they were the first type of hybrid to exist, however, they are not the only ones to exist.

A Werewolf-Vampire hybrid is potentially one of the most powerful pseudo-undead creatures, having strengths and characteristics of both Vampires and Werewolves. Hybrids possess both the strengths and some of the weaknesses of their parent races, along with powerful attributes unique to themselves alone due to their combined heritage, like day-walking and being able to turn into a wolf form without the Full Moon's influence.

Creation of Werewolf-Vampire Hybrids

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Klaus feeds Tyler his blood

To become a vampire-werewolf hybrid, a werewolf must have either Klaus or Hope's blood in its system and be killed to begin transition. It is unknown if normal Vampire blood will sire a triggered werewolf into a hybrid but its unlikely. The transition will be successful only if the wolf completes his/her transition by drinking the doppelgänger's blood, Hope's blood works the same way as a doppelgänger's. So far, all Hybrids have been created by Klaus, except for Hayley, who was created by Hope Mikaelson.

Presumably, a werewolf does not have to have their lycanthropic gene activated in order to become a Hybrid, since Klaus became a hybrid this way. After the first kill, the werewolf gene will trigger and the vampire will become a hybrid;  whether this is possible remains to be seen.

Without drinking the blood of the doppelgänger, the werewolf in transition will become unstable, bleed from the eyes, become rabid, and eventually die in pain from blood loss or some other internal reason, as shown on the pack Klaus initially turned. However, it is unclear why that happens. It might be a reaction to being fed the wrong blood in transition, but all unsuccessful Hybrids were turned on a full moon night, meaning they possibly turned rabid due to the effects of the full moon.

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Ray, an unstable Hybrid

Klaus had tried this method on a number of werewolves, but they all began to feel pain afterwards and started bleed through their eyes. They ended up dead, either from Klaus killing them, or dying themselves.

It was initially believed that since the doppelgänger (Elena) was resurrected, that the ritual wasn't fully complete, which is why Hybrids must have died in transition; Bonnie confirmed this. Later, Klaus, assumed that the original witch would never help him. He gave Tyler Lockwood the blood of the doppelgänger as a hunch, because it wouldn't have mattered as he would've died if he didn't complete the transition.

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Tyler was turned into a Hybrid after drinking the Doppelgänger blood

Klaus revealed that the original witch who cursed Klaus had a fail safe - the doppelgänger had to die in the ritual to turn Klaus, but her blood was needed to turn any hybrids he tried to make. This was put in place in order to avoid the creation of new hybrids if Klaus were to ever break the curse. Klaus believes it was done as the original witch hated him.

Klaus can still turn humans into vampires; by extension other hybrids likely can as well. Before it was revealed that Klaus' child can make hybrids, every previous hybrid has been directly created by Klaus.

It has been revealed that Klaus can have children thanks to his werewolf side, the child's mother is a full blooded werewolf, and her father is the original hybrid, so she is a werewolf-vampire-witch Tribrid.

It has also been revealed that the blood of Klaus' child can sire hybrids without the use of doppelgänger blood to complete the transition. It has been proven that Tribrid blood is a powerful binding agent similar to doppelgänger blood. This eliminates the need of doppelgänger blood during transition, though only the Tribrid's blood can finish the transition of a new hybrid, thus the Hybrid race still depends on a single and rare supernatural creature.

History

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The first hybrid, Klaus, was conceived when his mother Esther had an affair with a man from a Different Species. When Klaus made his first human kill after being turned into a vampire, he triggered his werewolf gene, which revealed that he was the illegitimate child of a villager in the werewolf bloodline.

When Mikael, Klaus' step-father, learned about his wife's infidelity, he set out and killed Klaus' biological father and his whole family, which began the feud between vampires and werewolves which has been perpetuated across the ages and, to some extent, to this day. Being a hybrid, Klaus has additional powers that his siblings and father do not. However, Esther, the Original Witch, cast a spell on him to suppress his werewolf side and prevent him from turning, both as a duty to Nature (to balance his powers) as well as a way of atoning for her affair. She bound the curse with the blood of the Original Petrova and the moonstone, and then turned her back on him, a move that resulted in her violent murder.

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Klaus unlocks his werewolf side

In 15th century England, Klaus, now a nobleman, as well as his brother Elijah, came across Katerina Petrova, later to be known as Katherine Pierce, a Petrova Doppelgänger who had recently relocated after being banished from Bulgaria. He wooed her and planned to use her to break the curse. However, upon learning the truth behind Klaus' desire for her, Katerina stole the moonstone and fled with help from Trevor, and ended up turning into a vampire, which put a damper on Klaus' plans to break the curse for over 500 years. In order to get back both the Petrova doppelgänger and the moonstone as soon as possible, Klaus spread a false rumor about a supposed "The Sun and Moon Curse" which limited the vampires' and werewolves' powers. In so doing, he set both vampires and werewolves, two warring species, into searching for a Petrova doppelgänger and the moonstone, knowing that any news of their discovery would eventually come back to him. Klaus used a witch called Greta Martin to break the curse by sacrificing Jules, the werewolf, Jenna Sommers, who had been turned into a vampire, and Elena Gilbert, the Petrova doppelgänger. He succeeded in breaking the curse but, as he was in transition, Bonnie Bennett, a witch who had harnessed the power of a hundred dead witches, attacked Klaus with the force of nature and pushed him to the brink of death. Klaus' older brother, Elijah, attempted to kill him for having daggered and disposed of their family, but Klaus revealed that the bodies of their siblings were safe and that he could take him to them. Elijah helped Klaus escape, despite Bonnie's threat to kill them both even if it meant death herself. Klaus completed the transition and turned into a wolf for two days, killing many and remembering the kills. He later noticed that the fact that he had stayed a wolf after the full moon meant he could change into wolf form at will.

Klaus is more powerful than any other hybrid both because he is an Original vampire with over 1,000 years of experience as well as being able to turn into a wolf and kill any vampire with a single venomous bite. The difference between him and his pure vampire siblings are that Klaus cannot be neutralized by the dagger coated in white oak ash. Also important, unlike other hybrids or vampires, Klaus can also compel other vampires and hybrids. Klaus' blood is also the only thing that can cure a vampire from a werewolf bite's venom, as shown when he saved Damon in exchange for Stefan's loyalty.

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Finding Ray Sutton

Klaus wanted to become a hybrid in order to create his own species, to be used as soldiers that would aid him in anything he would face; in his words, "You don't build an army when war has been declared. You create an army so large that no one dare pick a fight." However, in truth, he really wanted a new family, one that was obedient and loyal to him, unlike his own siblings, who he alienated out of fear that he was unloved. Klaus brought Stefan, who he had coerced into being his right hand man by curing Damon of his werewolf bite and bringing back his blood-lust by forcing him to gorge on human blood for the first time in centuries. Klaus and Stefan traveled all around the country in pursuit of werewolves who Klaus could turn into hybrids. They found Ray Sutton, a werewolf and caught up with him at a bar, where they tortured him until he admitted the location of his werewolf pack. Klaus fed Ray his blood before killing him, beginning his transition from a werewolf to a hybrid. From there, Klaus had Ray bring him and Stefan to a werewolf pack in the mountains. He fed and killed all of those werewolves as well but as he did, all of them, including Ray, showed strange symptoms. They'd turn pale and sickly and feel sick, their eyes bleeding all of which Klaus had thought would fade away quickly but they did not. This turned all of them rabid and feral, so Klaus had to kill every last one of them, hugely disappointed by the failure of his hybrids. He traveled to Chicago to meet an old witch friend, trying to figure out what went wrong. When he learned that Elena, one of the sacrifices to unleash his dormant werewolf side, ended up living through the ordeal, he was furious about being tricked and though he, Stefan and Klaus' sister Rebekah assumed it was because she was still alive that Klaus couldn't mass produce hybrids, Klaus wanted to be sure before he took action.

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Tyler as a hybrid

He realized the Original Witch, his mother, had planned that if he did manage to break the curse on his body, then the Doppelgänger would have to die, so Klaus realized this was another trap by his mother and decided to do the opposite of the obvious. Instead, he decided Elena being alive was essential and that it was her Doppelgänger blood hybrids had to drink to survive the transition. With this hypothesis, Klaus turned Tyler Lockwood into a hybrid and with the help of Elena's blood, Tyler survived the transition and became the first successful hybrid. Successful hybrids had a built in sire bond to Klaus, feeling loyal and thankful to him for releasing them from the torment of having to transform on every full moon.

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Tony leading the hybrids against Mikael

His victory was short lived, though. When Klaus heard rumors that his father, Mikael, was back and searching for him again, he fled. However, he took his time away from Mystic Falls to continue to build his power, turning packs of werewolves into hybrids with bags of Elena's blood he had managed to get before leaving. On these trips, he turned two of his most trusted hybrid lieutenants, Tony and Mindy, bringing all of his hybrids back to Mystic Falls when he heard that his father had been daggered by Elena. Throwing a party at Tyler's house, with all his hybrids as his backup, Klaus celebrated his father's daggering only to discover it was a trap. He expected as much, however, telling his hybrids that if anyone tried anything to hurt him, to tear that person apart. Mikael himself appeared having been able to use his compulsion on Mindy since she was still half vampire. Mikael threatened Klaus, telling him he was a coward to hide behind his hybrids. Mikael threatened to kill Elena if he didn't come outside, and Klaus called his bluff, so Mikael stabbed her. While Klaus was stunned at Elena bleeding out, Damon took that opportunity to try to stake Klaus to death, but misses his heart. Katherine revealed herself, having been posing as Elena, and she attacked the group of Klaus' hybrids with wolfsbane grenades to give Damon more time to kill Klaus. However, Stefan saved Klaus and giving him the opportunity to kill Mikael, knowing that the hybrids would kill Damon if he succeeded in killing Klaus. In thanks, Klaus freed Stefan from being compelled to serve him. Stefan, appreciative of being released from his control, took revenge by stealing the coffins that contained his siblings, including a locked coffin that couldn't be opened.
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Tony and Klaus at The Grill.

The loss of his family's bodies made Klaus tighten his grip on Mystic Falls even more, deciding he wanted to settle there, in the place where he lived a thousand years before. His hybrids quickly began building a large mansion for his new home, which he hoped his family would soon live in as well. More than anything, he wanted his family back and was willing to hurt people if he didn't get his way. Tony, Klaus' right hand man, stalked Elena and after a scheme that nearly killed both her brother and Alaric Saltzman, Tony was beheaded and killed by Jeremy Gilbert. Klaus sped up his search for his family, having his hybrids search all over town, one of them being killed by Stefan and Damon when he was close to discovering the coffins' location at the old witch house. Stefan decided he had to hit Klaus back hard for what he did, so after ordering Klaus to pack up and leave, he killed Mindy to show he was serious. Daniel Warren became Klaus' new favored hybrid, being there when Klaus was making his power play and solidifying himself into Mystic Falls by promising Mayor Lockwood that the hybrids would protect the town. Stefan complicated things, though, attempting to kill Daniel but was interrupted by Damon who saw the futility of killing all the hybrids, knowing it would only make Klaus even angrier.
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Daniel killed by Elijah

Klaus then trusted Daniel Warren with an important task again, sending him off to threaten Bonnie's newly discovered mother, Abby Bennett Wilson, and when a deal was finally reached that involved the Salvatore's turning over his three brothers' coffins, Klaus seemed victorious. However, while standing by the coffins, saying that he'd un-dagger them once Stefan was out of the way, Daniel's heart was suddenly ripped out by Elijah, who had been un-daggered by Damon before being returned to Klaus. Elijah un-daggered the rest of the family and Klaus seemed to put his family first, focusing on them over his hybrids for a brief time.

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Tyler transformed countless times to break the bond

Having been sired by Klaus, like all the other hybrids, Tyler felt instinctively loyal to him. He would do whatever Klaus asked without a second thought, even helping in nearly killing Jeremy during the struggle over the Originals' coffins. Klaus had also ordered Tyler to bite Caroline Forbes, Tyler's own girlfriend, which would be lethal to her and when Tyler refused, it seemed he had finally thought for himself. However, the sire bond made him unwittingly bite her anyway the first moment he had a chance, showing that he truly had no free will anymore. This showed Tyler that being a hybrid really had its pitfalls, and after a lesson in trying to overcome the sire bond from Caroline's dad, fled town to try and figure out how to break it. He went out to the mountains where he transformed into a werewolf over and over, a hundred times, breaking all of his bones, because once he could own his pain, he would no longer owe Klaus for ending the misery of turning at every full moon. He had help from a young werewolf girl named Hayley and after months of self-torture and teaching himself control, Tyler felt comfortable enough to go home.

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Klaus discovers Tyler's treachery

Tyler returned to Mystic Falls, telling Caroline that he believed that he was finally free from Klaus' sire bond but he couldn't be sure until he tested it out. Caroline told him to lay low as it was too risky and if Klaus found out the bond was broken, he'd no doubt kill him. Tyler disobeyed her after learning Klaus had shown romantic interest in her. He went to the school's 20's Decade Dance where he realized first hand that he no longer had to do what Klaus said, but kept up the illusion that he was still sired. He dropped the charade, however, when Elena was captured by Klaus who was trying to flee town since Alaric Saltzman had been transformed by Esther into a vampire with a white oak stake that could kill him. Tyler tried to free Elena, disobeying Klaus' direct orders but was caught by Klaus who tried to kill him since he was no longer loyal. Tyler fought back though and with the help of the Salvatore's and Bonnie's magic, they managed to desiccate Klaus' body, draining it of all of his blood and neutralizing him.
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Klaus is desiccated.

They planned on dropping his body and the ocean and being rid of him which overjoyed Tyler. However, when Alaric pursued them, wanting to fulfill Esther's plan of killing the Originals. They knew that since Klaus sired their vampire bloodline, that they would all die if Klaus died, and they knew that Alaric would go after Klaus first now that he was neutralized, so with their lives at risk, Bonnie performed a spell to transfer Klaus' soul into Tyler's body. This saved Klaus even when Ric staked him with the white oak stake. He remained in Tyler's body for a brief period before Bonnie returned him to his charred but healing original body.

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Rebekah destroys Elena's human blood.

Shockingly to all, Elena had been killed by Klaus's sister Rebekah, with vampire blood in her system, turning her into a vampire. This made her blood useless to use in turning werewolves into hybrids so Klaus was forced to rely on the three blood packs he had left when he tried to kill her by draining her blood. Rebekah crushed these packs, though, in a fit of anger after learning Klaus wasn't actually dead, and feeling betrayed because he chose to save Caroline over her. She accused her brother of trying to replace his real family with his hybrids, when he had her this whole time. This made it impossible for Klaus to make anymore hybrids, and in his own fit of anger, disowned Rebekah as his sister and snapped her neck.

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Nate is killed by Connor

After a new vampire hunter came to town and had tried to kill Tyler, Klaus ordered a few of his remaining hybrids to protect Tyler, citing that since hybrids were an endangered species now, he didn't want any more to die. Klaus learned that this new hunter, Connor Jordan, was a member of the Brotherhood of The Five and that this group of hunters was the key to finding a cure for vampirism. This cure gave him hope that he'd be able to return Elena to being a human and use her blood to fuel his hybrids once more. He took Connor captive, interrogating him for information and compelling Jeremy, who was the only one to see his Hunter's Mark, to sketch it, as the tattoo was a map to the cure. The tattoo grows with every vampire killed, so at the time it was only a partial map.
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Tyler and Dean

After receiving a vague sketch from Jeremy, Klaus had one of his hybrids, Nate, watch over Connor to make sure he didn't escape. Connor did just that, though, using his chains to rip off Nate's head, killing him. He brought Nate's head back to his trailer, where he extracted werewolf venom from his mouth to use against the other vampires he wanted to hunt. With Connor out on the loose and Klaus flying off to Italy to find a sword that would help find the cure, he sent one of his most trusted hybrids, Dean, to capture Connor alive. Hayley, the werewolf who had helped Tyler break his sire bond found him in Mystic Falls and together, they plotted to help free the other hybrids from their sire bonds.
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Dean is killed

They tried to convince Dean that he shouldn't go after Connor, knowing it might mean death but his loyalty to Klaus made him go anyway. Connor had taken hostages at the Mystic Grill so Dean tracked him down there, entering the building cautiously. However, Connor had set up a trip mine that was connected to an explosive containing a lot of nails. Dean set off the trap, being caught in the explosion and pierced by dozens of the nails all over his body. Disoriented and wounded from the blast, Dean crawled up to his knees only to find Connor waiting for him, blowing a hole in his chest with gun, shooting out his heart and killing the hybrid, much to Tyler and Hayley's sadness and disappointment.

Despite Dean's death, Tyler and Hayley continued their efforts to free their hybrid friends. They would bring them to isolated areas and have them transform into their wolf forms repeatedly, dissipating the appreciation hybrids had for Klaus freeing them from their werewolf curse. They managed to free a hybrid, Chris, who helped them when Elena was suffering from the Hunter's Curse after she had killed Connor. However, when Chris was panicking, wanting to leave since he knew he'd die if Klaus found out he was no longer sired, Jeremy Gilbert arrived and killed Chris in order to activate his membership into The Five and save Elena from the Hunter's Curse.

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Tyler shows that he is the alpha of the pack

This infuriated Tyler, upset that his high school friends would so ruthlessly murder one of the hybrids, especially one who was no longer loyal to Klaus. Tyler and Hayley continued their efforts, breaking the sire bond of twelve other hybrids, including Kimberley and Adrian. However, once there was no longer any loyalty to Klaus, their werewolf instincts made it so there had to be an alpha of the pack, a leader. Kimberley made her bid to lead, kidnapping Tyler's friends but Tyler nearly ripped her heart out, telling them all that he was the alpha and that he would offer them retribution for Klaus' crimes. They all followed Tyler, accepting them as their leader and his plan to rebel against Klaus began.
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The un-sired hybrids

Tyler's plan came to fruition during the Winter Wonderland party the town was throwing. The plan was that the hybrids would all ambush Klaus and using the body jumping spell Klaus had always favored, and had used to possess Tyler a few months prior, have Bonnie plant Klaus' soul back into Tyler's body. They'd then bury Tyler's body in concrete, but only so long that the now freed hybrids would have a chance to scatter to the far reaches of the planet, far from the master they had betrayed. Despite his friends and mother not wanting him to go through with it, Tyler was adamant that it was necessary for his friends' survival. Good news arose, when Caroline and Bonnie brought up that they could put Klaus into Rebekah's daggered body instead, not needing to use Tyler.
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Klaus slaughters the hybrids

This made Tyler extremely happy but little did he know, his partner-in-crime, Hayley, had her own plans. She had been working with Atticus Shane, to help him complete the three sacrifices that he needed in order to create enough energy to fuel his plan to awaken the ancient immortal, Silas. Shane had promised her that Silas would be able to bring back her parents from the dead so Hayley agreed to help him gather twelve lives to kill in the second sacrifice(the first being the Town Council). She had Tyler gather all of the hybrids in one place but then, unknown to Tyler, told Klaus that his hybrids were no longer sired. Klaus, infuriated by the news, found the twelve un-sired hybrids in the woods.
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Tyler finds the site of the massacre

He started by ripping out Adrian's heart before unleashing his wrath on his former pack, using his sword to behead and impale them. Kimberley managed to escape to the Lockwood cellar but Klaus followed her, realizing this failed attempt at a coup was Tyler's doing. He asked her where Tyler was but she tearfully told him she didn't know. He cut off her head, shattered by knowing that he now had no more loyal hybrids. He had stopped the uprising that Tyler had sparked but the cost of losing his followers made him want nothing more than to see Tyler dead. In retaliation he murdered Tyler's mother while Tyler discovered the bodies of all of his friends. Soon after, he found his mom's body as well, realizing his revolution had crumbled and Klaus had won, leaving the two of them as the only hybrids left on the planet.


Tyler was emotionally drained from the loss of his mother and pack at the hands of Klaus. Luckily for him, Klaus was too busy trying to find the cure to bother finishing off Tyler. However, after Elena and Jeremy had killed Klaus' brother, Kol, and Bonnie had trapped Klaus in the Gilbert house, Tyler came face to face with his mother's murderer again. Gloating about the fact that his friends would get the cure and bring it back so he could shove it down Klaus' throat and kill him, Tyler was confident that Klaus' bloodline would be gone once he cured him, so there was no risk of dying when he killed Klaus. However Tyler was simply Making a mockery of Klaus, and he does not have any physical evidence, to back up this statement.

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The future of the hybrid race

A new hope came for the hybrid race when it was revealed that they can have children with werewolves as Klaus impregnated the werewolf Hayley and now she is carrying his child. It was confirmed by witches that Klaus was the father through a spell one of them cast. This child is probably one of Klaus' only ways of making more hybrids until he obtains Katherine's blood. It is unknown if Klaus can have children, with humans, or witches, or if non-original male hybrids can have children, with werewolves, humans, or witches.

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Tyler fighting Klaus

When Tyler came New Orleans for revenge against Klaus for what he had done to him, he began by kidnapping Hayley and tested a theory if the baby's blood could be used to turn hybrids it worked and he believed that Klaus would use the baby to sire more hybrids. With the tool of his revenge in front of him, he attempted to kill Hayley, but she escaped and Klaus arrived. There was a face off between the two hybrid and Klaus emerged as the winner. He didn't kill Tyler, but let him live in return so Tyler could still suffer even more now that he has failed.

In Dance Back from the Grave, the baby is revealed to have inherited witch abilities. Witch abilities were most likely inherited from Klaus. As Klaus' mother was a extremely powerful witch.

In From a Cradle to a Grave, the baby is born and her mother is killed mere seconds afterwards. However, due to the baby's blood in her system, she wakes in transition. Later, Hayley drinks a drop of her baby's blood so that she can complete the transition, becoming the first Hybrid of the new generation. 

In Home, Tyler is stripped of his vampirism by the Travelers, leading to his death. After his resurrection, he is no longer a hybrid because he died as a werewolf. This leaves Klaus, Hayley and Hope as the last remaining hybrids in the world.

Hybrid Casualties

Powers and Abilities

Hybrids

Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids have the powers and abilities of both werewolves and non-original vampires, both physically enhanced powers and abilities of mind compulsion. Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids will grow stronger with age due to their vampirism and will also increase in strength when enraged, due to their werewolf side. Their strength will also increase during a full moon. Klaus, being a hybrid that was an original vampire, is physically the strongest being around; his hybrid condition allows him to be slightly more powerful than his maternal half-siblings.

  • Super Strength: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are stronger than werewolves, evolved werewolves, non-original vampires, supernatural kunters, Immortals and humans. Due to their vampire side, they also get stronger with age. The full moon will boost their strength and aggression. Older non-original vampires may be stronger and more challenging for many newborn non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids. However, if an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid fights an non-original vampire closer to their age range, the non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid will win. Ray Sutton (a dying transitioning, unsuccessful non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid) was shown to be very strong and nearly killed Damon, an non-original vampire more than 170 years old, until Stefan saved him. Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are even capable of putting up a fight against non-original vampires well above their age range as seen when Tyler was able to gain the upper hand and bite Nadia, a 500 year old non-original vampire. It should be noted that Nadia did manage to overpower Tyler eventually and escape, implying that she had equal or slightly superior strength. Julian, while possessing Tyler's body, was able to fend off both Caroline and Stefan and even managed to kill the latter within an instant through heart extraction. An non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid in werewolf-form will be immensely powerful and may be a slight challenge for even an original vampire.
  • Super Speed: An non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid's intensified quickness, agility, reflexes, and endurance makes them faster than any werewolves, evolved werewolves, non-original vampires, the five, immortals and humans. Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids can use this ability in human or werewolf form. As with strength, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids get faster with time. The full moon will increases their speed and being in werewolf form will make them even faster. Tyler was particularly fast as an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid, being fast enough to surprise Klaus and stake him.
  • Super Agility: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids possesses much more superhuman stamina, flexibility, reflexes, agility and dexterity than immortals, non-original vampires, werewolves, evolved werewolves and humans. They can move, jump, climb, and run incredibly fast without difficulty or exhaustion.
  • Superhuman Senses: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids have extremely keen senses of hearing, sight, touch, and smell that exceed those of non-original vampires, werewolves, evolved werewolves, and humans. Since they're a supernatural crossbreed between werewolves and non-original vampires, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids have the combined senses of both species thus making their ability extremely effective, Tyler Lockwood has been seen to use his super senses on multiple occasions such as when he overheard Katherine (in Elena's body) say that Caroline slept with Klaus or when he was able to hear Nadia compelling Matt but a prime example of this ability is in "Home", when Tyler is resurrected and hugs Caroline but then he tells her that it felt different, because he was no longer an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid.
  • Super Durability: non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids can bear a lot of trauma. They also hardly ever get tired or fatigued. Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids can take far more trauma than any non-original vampires, werewolves, evolved werewolves and humans, without much discomfort or injury. Stakes and arrows can not kill an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid when they are struck in the heart, they merely become unconscious, they are able to resist the bullets created by The Brotherhood better than non-original vampires as Stefan said to Tyler, that if he was a normal vampire he would be dead.
  • Enhanced Healing Factor: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids have the combined healing capabilities of both non-original vampires and werewolves, rendering them practically invincible to anything but fatal wounds that can seriously impair their healing capabilities like decapitation or heart-extraction. They can recover/heal/regenerate from any injury much quicker and more effectively than any non-original vampires, werewolves, evolved werewolves and humans. They also seems to heal much more quickly when exposed to vervain, wolfsbane, or wood. Human blood has also known to make the healing process faster.
  • Immortality: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids stops aging the moment they transition. They become immune to all conventional diseases, toxins, poisons, viruses, illness, infections, and injuries.
  • Daytime Walking: Due to their werewolf heritage, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are immune to the lethal effects that u.v. rays and sunlight have on non-original vampires and original vampires. Allowing them to walk in daylight without the use of a day ring.
  • Emotional Control: Due to their vampire heritage, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are able to exert certain control over their own emotions, e.g. They can turn off their humanity. 
  • Enhanced Emotions: Because of their vampiric and werewolf traits, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids experience emotions more powerfully than humans and non-original vampires. Particularly emotions such as anger, rage, aggression and violence due to their werewolf heritage. Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are more prone to violence and rage than non-original vampires. However, emotions such as love, joy, and happiness are intensified for them as well, allowing them to live life more intensely. This ability allows them to feel emotions at their peak regardless of their age.
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    Tyler, a former Hybrid, tapping into his enhanced Lycanthrope Enhancement.

  • Lycanthrope Enhancement: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are capable of using their werewolf features to further supplement their powers and abilities. Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids can grow claws from their nails and werewolf fangs from their teeth even when they are still in their human forms. When Klaus was in Tyler's body, it was shown that an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid's claws are sharp enough to penetrate an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid's very durable skin. Also non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids can display both sets of vampire and werewolf fangs. Their eyes also change into those of their werewolf form, presumably granting them better eyesight. Due to their werewolf heritage, an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid's strength and speed are heightened further during a full moon and at its peak in their werewolf forms.
  • Mind Compulsion: An non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid can compel the minds of humans. They cannot, however, compel original vampires, non-original vampires, supernatural hunters, Witches or Werewolves.
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Hayley transforming her arm.

  • Shapeshifting/Transformation Control: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids have the ability to transform into their werewolf forms at will. Most of them avoid transforming at all due to the pain it causes. They have complete awareness, but they still, however, have no control of their actions in werewolf form. They can also perform partial transformations, manifesting single features of their werewolf forms. Elijah informs Klaus that he remained a werewolf for two days, even when the sun was up. Showing that an Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid can stay in werewolf form longer than a normal werewolf. As seen with Klaus when he bit Katherine, an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid can transform partially, displaying their werewolf eyes and teeth.
  • Sire Bond: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids seem to be sired to the source of their creation. Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids turned by Klaus had a deep sense of gratitude and commitment to him causing them to obey his every command. When Hope Mikaelson's blood was used to turn a werewolf into an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid it obeyed Hayley's plea for help as she was still pregnant with Hope and in danger. It is later revealed that Hope's blood like Klaus's carries a powerful sire bond effect causing any non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid created from her blood to protect and obey her. An non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid is capable of breaking a sire bond, if they transforms into their werewolf forms an excess of 100 times in a row. Transforming so many times in a row causes them to no longer feel pain from transforming into a werewolf and they no longer feel a sense of gratitude, commitment or loyalty to their creator breaking the sire bond. Like non-original vampires/original vampires, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids can form a sire bond if the human they turn into a vampire has feelings for them before being turned. Although like non-original vampires/original vampires, this is extremely rare.
  • Telepathy: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids have the ability, albeit a weak variant, to enter the minds of others as long as theirs is stronger than them. Normally, this ability works in a tactile fashion and the non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid requires physical contact in order for it to work successfully. Hayley have also been shown sharing her memories with others. Like their physical attributes, their mental strength increases with age.
    • Dream Manipulation: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids can control dreams and subconscious like non-original vampires/original vampires. They can produce and modify dreams, bestow nightmares or lucid dreaming. Other effects of this ability is the distortion of reality and trapped in the dreams.
    • Illusions: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids have the power to trick the minds of others into seeing/feeling things that aren't actually happening.
  • Werewolf Bite: Due to their werewolf heritage, Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids and Klaus have venom which is fatal to non-original vampires and they themselves are immune to werewolf venom. Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid venom seem to take effect much faster than a normal werewolf venom.
  • Werewolf Bite Cure: Klaus' blood is the only cure for a normal werewolf or an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid bite, this ability seems to be unique only to Klaus as no other non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid has been seen or mentioned using it, it can be assumed that Klaus' daughter Hope, has this ability due to her being a unique hybrid.
  • Immunity to Silver: Due to their werewolf heritage, magic bonded to silver doesn't affect non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids. Weapons made of silver might wound them, but the wound heals at super-normal rates than regular wounds.
  • Procreation: Klaus can still have children with humans, werewolves, and witches, due to him being half-werewolf and also having a more active bodily system, so far Klaus is the only known werewolf-vampire hybrid to have this ability, it is unknown if male non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids can have children with humans, werewolves, and witches, although it is very likely.
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A hybridization of a witch and a vampire has long been thought to be impossible. However, a subsection of mutated witches with the ability to siphon magic known as Siphoners have shown to bypass this rule. A group known as Heretics consists of these hybrids.

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  • Siphoning: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids possess the rare ability to absorb magic, in all forms, from another source.
  • Spell Casting: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids after having absorbed magic, posses the ability to cast spells like any witch.
  • Super Strength: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids have the same strength as that of non-original vampires and are noticeably much stronger than supernatural hunters, Immortals and humans and slowly grow stronger with time. They always have the advantage of superior strength in direct combat with a human. Their other feats include single-handedly lifting grown men high off the ground by the throat and snapping their necks, cutting off a person's head with their bare hands, and ripping out internal organs such as hearts with little to no effort. Their strength is also more powerful than that of werewolves/evolved werewolves who are in human form. Their strength allows them to jump higher and further than any natural creature.
  • Super Speed: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids possess the same speed as non-original vampires; able to accelerate their movements to cover short distances in an instant, faster than the human eye can see. When running across long distances, they appear as vibrating blurs of motion. Their reflexes are similarly heightened. Like their strength, their speed increases with age.
  • Super Agility: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids possess superhuman agility. They have shown that they can move, jump very high, climb, and run incredibly fast without difficulty or exhaustion. They can jump with their super speed too. These abilities increase with age.
  • Super Senses: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids possess extremely keen senses of hearing, sight and smell that far exceed those of humans and werewolves.
  • Super Durability: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids can take a great amount of physical damage without being slowed down. Even vampires who have been shot with wooden bullets have been seen to continue fighting, as long as they were not shot in the heart, or the head. As they get older they become more powerful.
  • Healing Factor: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids possess recover tissue from any form of physical damage to their bodies in seconds, but still feel the pain of a wound before it heals. Vampires can snap their bones back into place after being broken and have been seen to fully recover from gunshots, stab wounds, and torso impalement.
  • Immortality: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids stop aging once turned. Upon their transformation, they become immune to all conventional illness, diseases, viruses and infections, though the exception is cancer, which can only be exacerbated by vampirism.
  • Enhanced Emotions: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids experience emotions more powerfully than humans. Emotions like love, joy, and happiness are magnified for vampires, allowing them to live life more intensely.
  • Emotional Control: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids have the supernatural ability to remove or dull their emotions by "turning off" or "switching off" their humanity which is directly connected to their emotions. Doing so allows them to block out their more negative emotions, such as fear and guilt, allowing them to feed and kill without remorse.
  • Mind Compulsion: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids have the ability to influence and control thoughts, emotions, and behavior and can alter or erase memories.
  • Sire Bond: Although rare among them, sire bonds can be formed when a human is turned with the blood of the vampire whom they had strong human feelings for.
  • Telepathy: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids have the ability, albeit a weak variant, to enter the minds of others as long as theirs is stronger than them. Normally, this ability works in a tactile fashion and the vampire requires physical contact in order for it to work successfully. Like their physical attributes, their mental strength increases with age.
    • Dream Manipulation: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids can control dreams and subconscious. They can produce and modify dreams, bestow nightmares or lucid dreaming. Other effects of this ability is the distortion of reality and trapping people in their dream.
    • Illusions: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids have the power to trick the minds of others into seeing/feeling things that aren't actually happening.
  • True Face: An non-original vampire-witch hybrids's true face is the appearance they are hiding under their normal human face. When teir true face is revealed, the sclera of their eyes turns blood-red, dark veins appear under their eyes as the blood pumps forcefully through them, and their canine teeth extend into razor-sharp fangs. Their true face can be revealed whenever they wish, but it will appear against their will whenever they are aroused by the scent of blood, or are feeling intense emotions such as anger, lust, sadness, etc. Their fangs are extremely sharp which gives them the ability to tear into almost any substance (including and especially flesh) and tear off limbs. Their true face will appear for the first time, either while they drink human blood for the first time or shortly afterward. With the fangs come the darkened veins under the eyes as well.

Niklaus Mikaelson and Vivianne Lescheres are the only known witch-werewolf hybrids known throughout the franchise, prior to Klaus becoming an original vampire, later the original hybrid.

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  • Channeling: Witch-werewolf hybrids have the power to invoke extra forms of energy by focusing on external forces.
  • Potion Brewing: Witch-werewolf hybrids have the power to brew and concoct potions, remedies and elixirs that have supernatural properties.
  • Spell Casting: Witch-werewolf hybrids have the power to change and control events through the use of incantations and more.
  • Divination: Witch-werewolf hybrids have the power to divine future, past, and present events based off extrasensory perception.
  • Super Strength: Witch-werewolf hybrids have the same strength as normal werewolves/evolved werewolves and are noticeably much stronger than Supernatural Hunters, Immortals and humans. For example, Tyler accidentally ripped the door off his locker and kicked a trash can several feet with ease right after he triggered his curse. There have been several occasions to suggest that untriggered werewolves possess more strength than any average humans, which would indicate some form of enhanced strength even before the activation of their curse. However, werewolves in their human form are not as strong as a vampire, and have been shown to be far weaker on several occasions. But they've also shown to be strong enough to at least defend themselves, such as when Mason punched Damon across the room, or when Hayley pinned Diego up against a wall. When they are in their wolf form, their powers amplify to a degree that excels that of the non-Original vampires, making them more powerful than non-Original vampires. In wolf form, a werewolf can overpower and kill any non-original vampire with ease, an example of that being when Mason, in wolf form, tackled and overpowered Caroline, a new vampire at the time, or when Tyler was turning and overpowered Damon, a vampire over 170 years old, or even when Jules, while in wolf form, tackled and bit Rose, a 560 year old vampire. They can also defeat an Original vampire in small groups, as four of them were able to overwhelm Rebekah enough to attack her, although she killed two of them; another example is an instance when two werewolves, using the stolen moonlight stones, were able to restrain Elijah long enough to incapacitate him with their toxic bites.
  • Super Speed: Witch-werewolf hybrids possess the same speed as normal werewolves/evolved werewolves; they possess this ability both in and out of transformation with an animalistic quickness; Stevie was able to duck and dodge Damon right before jumping on his back. However, the power is faster at night than in the day, due to the moon's presence, and their speed increases greatly when the werewolf is transformed during the full moon. Mason was able to hunt down Caroline and Stefan in the woods easily while transformed, even despite their vampire-enhanced speed. Some werewolves are shown to become nearly a blur like their vampire enemies; others have not. In wolf form, however, while under the influence of the full moon, they can use their speed to swiftly chase down their choice of prey; even vampires, as their speed rivals that of most vampires or possibly even exceeds it - during the battle between Elijah and Marcel's army, the fleeing vampires were all caught by the moonlight ring-empowered werewolves who managed to appear in front of them and set up ambushes.
  • Super Durability: Witch-werewolf hybrids can take far more trauma than humans without nearly as much discomfort or injury, however, not as much as vampires. They can also exert themselves for longer periods without tiring.
  • Healing Factor: Witch-werewolf hybrids possess superhuman regenerative abilities, meaning that if they are physically injured, their bodies will heal rapidly. Like vampires, werewolves can heal from the most grievous of injuries, even in human form, albeit more slowly in comparison to vampires. However, unlike vampires, when a werewolf’s neck is broken, they stay dead. Still, while vampires heal faster than werewolves, werewolves are more difficult to injure.
  • Superhuman Senses: Witch-werewolf hybrids have the extremely keen and heightened senses of smell, sight, taste, hearing and touch inherent in all canines. Because they are supernatural and have powers that exceeds their wolf counterparts, they can hear, see, and smell better than that of regular canines. With this, experienced werewolves such as Jules could sniff out vampires - something vampires themselves are incapable of - and Tyler could taste vervain placed in his coffee, which would otherwise be impossible, since coffee's intense flavor typically masks the taste of the herb.
  • Lycanthrope Enhancement: Witch-werewolf hybrids are able to make their eyes glow when angry or threatened, but only for a short amount of time. When a werewolf is furious or forced to defend themselves, their anger increases all their power and abilities for a short period of time, which allows them to access some of their powers to give them an edge.
  • Shapeshifting/Transformation Control: During a full moon, they will unwillingly transform from their human forms and into their wolf forms. However, if a female witch-werewolf hybrid is pregnant, they will not turn for nine months as the transformation would kill the baby.
  • Werewolf Bite: A witch-werewolf hybrid's venom is extremely lethal to non-original vampires. While an Original vampire cannot die from the venom, they are not wholly immune to the effects of the bite. For non-original vampires, the venom acts as an poison of sorts that will enter the bloodstream and deliver the toxin throughout the body, producing discomfort and weakness. All vampires who are bitten will ultimately develop uncontrollable hunger that progresses to delusions, hallucinations, rabid rage, and dementia. After that point, non-original vampires will finally die, though many are "mercy-killed" before that point.
  • Full Moon: A witch-werewolf hybrid's strength, speed, agility, and all their powers are enhanced to their peak during a full moon.
  • Immunity to Silver: Witch-werewolf hybrids are immune to magic bonded to silver. Weapons made of silver might wound them, but the wound still heals at supernatural rates and will not be fatal to them.


Klaus has the powers and abilities of both werewolves and original vampires, both physically enhanced powers and abilities of mind compulsion. Klaus will grow stronger and faster with age due to his vampirism and will also increase in strength and speed when enraged or when he is using his lycanthrope enhancement due to his werewolf side. His strength and speed will also increase during a full moon. Klaus is slightly more powerful than his maternal half-siblings, even more so when enraged or when he is using his lycanthrope enhancement due to his werewolf heritage.

  • Super Strength: Klaus is much stronger than immortals, supernatural hunters, non-original vampires, werewolves, evolved werewolves, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids and humans. He is able to decapitate other species with a single chop and shatter windows and doors with small objects. He is even slightly superior to Original Vampires, even more so when enraged or when he is using his lycanthrope enhancement due to his werewolf heritage. The extent of his superiority over his maternal half-siblings is unknown, as Elijah has been able to fight Klaus on almost equal terms while Rebekah has been easily subdued, though unlike Elijah, Rebekah very rarely fights back. Klaus' strength is enough that he could kill twelve non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids single-handedly, and was able to fight and kill twenty four non-original vampires single-handedly with only some difficulty. As well as this, Klaus was able to temporarily fight Alaric when he had become an Enhanced Original Vampire, showing they had similar degrees of strength. It should also be noted that Alaric had only faced Klaus when the latter was relatively calm. It is likely that if Klaus were to become enraged or transform completely into his Werewolf form, he would be far more physically powerful than Alaric. In Live and Let Die Mikael was proven to be slightly stronger than him in their confrontation, however, it should be noted that Mikael was still affected with werewolf venom and Klaus was not using his full powers.
  • Super Speed: Klaus' intensified quickness, agility, reflexes, and endurance makes him much faster than immortals, non-original vampires, werewolves, evolved werewolves, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids, the five and humans, he is slightly faster than his Original Vampire maternal half-siblings, as he once said, "I'm faster than your average vampire", even more so when he is using his lycanthrope enhancement or when he is in his werewolf form. He is able to stop other supernatural species in their tracks and run miles in mere minutes. His reflexes are similarly heightened, as he once caught Connor's arm before the latter could stab him with a small stake; he later saved both himself and Connor from an explosion intentionally triggered by Connor to kill both them and Damon.
  • Super Agility: Klaus possesses much more superhuman stamina, flexibility, reflexes, agility and dexterity than any immortals, non-original vampires, werewolves, evolved werewolves, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids, and humans but only slightly more so than original vampires. He can move, jump very high, flip, climb and run incredibly fast without difficulty or exhaustion.
  • Superhuman Senses: Klaus has a more enhanced sense of hearing, sight and smell that far exceeds those of any immortals, original vampires, non-original vampires, werewolves, evolved werewolves, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids and humans.
  • Super Durability: Klaus can take far more trauma than any immortals, original vampires, non-original vampires, werewolves, evolved werewolves, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids and humans, without much discomfort or injury. However, like with his maternal half-siblings, he has never been dismembered throughout the series, implying that his durability may be close to invincibility though he can still be hurt. Wood, and White Oak Ash Daggers do not weaken him, making him virtually indestructible.
  • Enhanced Healing Factor: Klaus can recover/heal/regenerate from any injury much quicker and more effectively than any immortals, original vampires, non-original vampires, werewolves, evolved werewolves, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids and humans. He also seems to heal much more quickly when exposed to vervain, wolfsbane, wood, or white oak ash daggers.
  • Immortality: Klaus is even more immortal than his maternal half-siblings. With the last White Oak Stake destroyed, no physical weapon on earth can kill Klaus. Nothing but immense magical power worth a hundred witches summoned by an exceptionally powerful witch can kill Klaus. Despite the extent of his immortality, Klaus still needs to feed otherwise he will desiccate and become immobile just like any other immortals, original vampires, non-original vampires or non-original hybrids.
  • Daytime Walking: Due to his werewolf heritage, Klaus is immune to the lethal effects that u.v. rays and sunlight have on vampires. Allowing him to walk in daylight without the use of a day ring.
  • Emotional Control: Due to his vampire heritage, Klaus is able to exert certain control over his own emotions, e.g. He can turn off his humanity.
  • Enhanced Emotions: Because of his vampiric and Werewolf traits, Klaus experience emotions more powerfully than humans, original vampires and non-original vampires. Particularly emotions such as anger, rage, aggression and violence due to his werewolf heritage. Klaus is more prone to violence and rage than original vampires and non-original vampires. However, emotions such as love, joy, and happiness are intensified for him as well, allowing him to live life more intensely. This ability allows him to feel emotions at his peak regardless of his age. Klaus has been shown experience emotions as powerfully today as he did 1,000 years ago.
  • Lycanthrope Enhancement: Klaus is capable of using his werewolf features to further supplement his powers. Klaus can grow werewolf claws and fangs even when he is still in his human form. Klaus can display both sets of vampire and werewolf fangs. his eyes also change into those of his werewolf form, presumably granting him better eyesight. Due to his werewolf heritage, Klaus' strength and speed are heightened further during a full moon and at its peak in his werewolf form.
  • Mind Compulsion: Klaus can compel the minds of most sentient creatures; humans, non-original vampires and non-original hybrids. He cannot compel supernatural hunters that are members of the Five due to them being immune to mental manipulation. Klaus cannot compel werewolves, evolved werewolves, and original vampires. His inability to compel werewolves was even confirmed by Ray Sutton.
  • Shapeshifting/Transformation Control: Klaus has the ability to transform into his werewolf form at will. Elijah informs Klaus that he remained a werewolf for two days, even when the sun was up. Showing that Klaus can stay in werewolf form longer than a normal werewolf. As seen with Klaus when he bit Katherine, Klaus can transform partially, displaying his werewolf eyes and teeth.
  • Sire Bond: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids turned by Klaus had a deep sense of gratitude and commitment to him causing them to obey his every command.
  • Telepathy: Klaus has the ability, albeit a weak variant, to enter the minds of others as long as his is stronger than them. Normally, this ability works in a tactile fashion and Klaus requires physical contact in order for it to work successfully. Klaus has also been shown sharing his memories with others. Like his physical attributes, his mental strength increases with age.
    • Dream Manipulation: Klaus can control dreams and subconscious like vampires/original vampires. He can produce and modify dreams, bestow nightmares or lucid dreaming. Other effects of this ability is the distortion of reality and trapped in the dreams.
    • Illusions: Klaus has the power to trick the minds of others into seeing/feeling things that aren't actually happening.
  • Werewolf Bite: Due to his werewolf heritage, Klaus has venom which is fatal to non-original vampires and Klaus himself is immune to werewolf venom. Klaus' venom seem to take effect much faster than a normal werewolf venom.
  • Werewolf Bite Cure: Klaus' blood is the only cure for a normal werewolf or a non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid bite, this ability seems to be unique only to Klaus.
  • Immunity to Silver: Due to his werewolf heritage, magic bonded to silver doesn't affect Klaus. Weapons made of silver might wound him, but the wound heals at super-normal rates than regular wounds.
  • Procreation: Klaus can still have children with humans, werewolves and witches, due to him being half-werewolf and also having a more active bodily system.

Hope Mikaelson is the only known werewolf-vampire-witch tribrid known throughout the franchise. As the world's first born hybrid, and the first hybrid of all three supernatural species, the full extent and limits of Hope's powers are currently unknown.

  • Werewolf Gene/Vampire Gene: Being part werewolf, Hope's body contains the untriggered werewolf gene that provides her with enhanced senses (hearing, sight and smell), aggression, violence and anger. Being part vampire, Hope's body produces vampire blood which is constantly running through her system, tainted with dark magic.
    • Enhanced Healing Factor: Hope can heal from injuries much quicker and more effectively than humans. Her blood was able to heal her mother while in the womb. She was also able to heal herself after she accidentally cut herself on a piece of glass. This power has yet to reach its full potential given that she has not yet activated her werewolf and original vampire genes.
  • Magic: Being part witch, Hope can channel huge amounts of mystical energy. According to Dahlia, as a firstborn of her bloodline, Hope has the potential for great, but destructive power.
    • Channeling: Hope has the power to invoke extra forms of energy by focusing on external forces.
    • Potion Brewing: Hope has the power to brew and concoct potions, remedies and elixirs that have supernatural properties.
    • Spell Casting: Hope has the power to change and control events through the use of incantations and more.
    • Divination: Hope has the power to divine future, past, and present events based off extrasensory perception.
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Former Powers and Abilities

  • Lie Detection: Due to their werewolf heritage, non-original hybrids and Klaus can sense when someone is lying to them or not.

Weaknesses

Hybrids

  • Broken Neck: Breaking an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid's neck will results in the non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid's unconsciousness.
  • The Cure: If an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid takes the cure, they will revert back to being a werewolf again. Once taken, the cure prevents them from being immortal again, causing the body to reject vampire blood.
  • Decapitation: Dismembering or removing the head of an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid will result in an instant death.
  • Desiccation: Being completely drained of blood or the heart stopping will cause an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid to desiccate due to their vampire side, losing most of it's strength and any ability to move. This process can be replicated artificially by magic.
  • Heart Extraction: Removing an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid's heart will result in an instant death.
  • Hybrid Bloodline: If Klaus dies, then all the non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids he created will die along with them.
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  • Invitation: Due to their vampire heritage, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are unable to enter a home without an invitation.
  • Magic: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are susceptible to the powers of witchcraft. This is inclusive of mystical objects such as the Power Suppression Necklace, Gilbert Device, Papa Tunde's Blade, and Dark Objects. A Siphoner can also siphon the magic from a hybrid.
  • Physical Trauma: Minor physical injuries such as gunshots, stab wounds and broken bones will cause an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid pain and also slow them down. However, this is momentary as they will heal completely within seconds. It seems physical trauma can give them pain and weaken them anywhere on the body (ex-eye gauging, drowning).
  • Poison: An unknown poison was administered by Dr. Wes Maxfield to the vampire Lorenzo that was capable of stopping his heart. Klaus used poison to kill Tim that not even vampire blood could cure. It is unknown what effect any of these poisons would do if ingested by an non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid.
  • Vervain: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are affected by vervain like their non-original vampire counterparts. They can't compel anyone on vervain.
  • Wolfsbane: Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are affected by wolfsbane like their werewolf counterparts.
  • Wood: Wounding non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids with a wooden weapon such as wooden bullets will incapacitate for a shorter time than a non-original vampire.

  • Broken Neck: Breaking an non-original vampire-witch hybrid's neck will results in the vampire-witch hybrid's unconsciousness.
  • The Cure: If an non-original vampire-witch hybrid takes the cure, they will revert back to being a witch again. Once taken, the cure prevents them from being immortal again, causing the body to reject vampire blood.
  • Decapitation: Dismembering or removing the head of an non-original vampire-witch hybrid will result in an instant death.
  • Desiccation: Being completely drained of blood or the heart stopping will cause an non-original vampire-witch hybrid to desiccate due to their vampire side, losing most of it's strength and any ability to move. This process can be replicated artificially by magic.
  • Heart Extraction: Removing an non-original vampire-witch hybrid's heart will result in an instant death.
  • Hybrid Bloodline: If an Original Vampire dies, then all the non-original vampire-witch hybrids he created will die along with them.
  • Invitation: Due to their vampire heritage, non-original vampire-witch hybrids are unable to enter a home without an invitation.
  • Magic: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids are susceptible to the powers of witchcraft. This is inclusive of mystical objects such as the Gilbert Device, Papa Tunde's Blade, and Dark Objects.
  • Physical Contact: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids need physical contact with their source in order to siphon from them.
  • Physical Trauma: Minor physical injuries such as gunshots, stab wounds and broken bones will cause an non-original vampire-witch hybrid pain and also slow them down. However, this is momentary as they will heal completely within seconds. It seems physical trauma can hurt them anywhere on the body (ex-eye gauging, drowning).
  • Poison: An unknown poison was administered by Dr. Wes Maxfield to the vampire Lorenzo that was capable of stopping his heart. Klaus used poison to kill Tim that not even vampire blood could cure. It is unknown what effect any of these poisons would do if ingested by an non-original vampire-witch hybrids.
  • Sunlight: Sunlight and U.V. rays burn non-original vampire-witch hybrids on contact, and prolonged exposure will cause them to combust and die.
  • Vervain: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids are affected by vervain like their non-original vampire counterparts. They can't compel anyone on vervain.
  • Werewolf Bite: Non-original vampire-witch hybrids are still susceptible to the bite of a werewolf however, they are able to siphon the magic from the venom, disabling its effects.
  • Wood: Stakes can harm and kill a non-original vampire-witch hybrid.

  • Blood Loss: If a witch-werewolf hybrid is severely wounded and bleeds out before they can heal, they can die.
  • Broken Neck: Breaking a witch-werewolf hybrid's neck will result in instant death.
  • Decapitation: Decapitation will result in instant death for a witch-werewolf hybrid.
  • Fire (Presumably): Fire can presumably kill a witch-werewolf hybrid. It can also hurt them.
  • Heart Extraction: Ripping a witch-werewolf hybrid's heart out will result in instant death.
  • Magic: Witch-werewolf hybrids are susceptible to the powers of witchcraft. This is inclusive of mystical objects such as the Power Suppression Necklace, Gilbert Device, Papa Tunde's Blade, and Dark Objects. It is unknown if a siphoner can siphon the magic from a werewolf, though it was shown in I'm Thinking Of You All The While, that a siphoner that has become a heretic vampire can siphon the magic of a werewolf bite and cure themself.
  • Mortality: Witch-werewolf hybrids can die of old age and share many of the same weaknesses as non-supernatural beings (e.g. suffocation).
  • Physical Trauma: Minor physical injuries such as gunshots, stab wounds and broken bones will cause a witch-werewolf hybrid pain and will also slow them down. However, this is only temporary, as they will heal completely within minutes.
  • Wolfsbane: When ingested, wolfsbane causes a witch-werewolf hybrid to become severely weak and feverish. Also, If a Witch-werewolf hybrid's skin is exposed to wolfsbane, it will burn them.
  • Disbelief: The act of denying or disbelieving in one's potential could cause a witch-werewolf hybrid to inadvertently suppress their magical power.
  • Distraction: Any person, substance, or thing that prevents a witch-werewolf hybrid from giving full attention to their spells can hinder a witch-werewolf hybrid from effectively practicing witchcraft.
  • Fear: A distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the condition or feeling of being afraid could cause a witch-werewolf hybrid to involuntarily block their own powers for a short time.
  • Herbs: Ingestion of certain herbs can cause a witch-werewolf hybrid to lose consciousness and prevent them from using magic for a undetermined amount of time. The Lobelia flower prevents concentration and the practice of magic and can be used to weaken a witch-werewolf hybrid as one would weaken a vampire with Vervain.
  • Overexertion: The excessive use of magic could lead to disorientation, nose bleeds, unconsciousness, and if taken to the extreme, death.

  • The Cure: If Klaus takes the cure, he will revert back to being a werewolf again. Once taken, the cure prevents him from being immortal again, causing his body to reject vampire blood.
  • Magic: Klaus is susceptible to the powers of witchcraft. This is inclusive of mystical objects such as the Power Suppression Necklace, Gilbert Device, Papa Tunde's Blade, and Dark Objects. A Siphoner can also siphon the magic from a hybrid.
  • Wolfsbane: Wolfsbane does not weaken Klaus, but it can still harm him for a few seconds because of his werewolf side.
  • Wood: Stakes cannot neutralize Klaus, but he will still feel pain.
  • Invitation: Due to his vampire heritage, Klaus is unable to enter a home without an invitation.

As the world's first born Hybrid, and the first Hybrid of all three supernatural species, Hope's weaknesses are currently unknown.

Former Weaknesses

Hybrids

  • Doppelgänger Blood Magic: If blood from the last pair of doppelgängers are used in the Magic Purification Spell, all non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids will have their vampire powers stripped from them little by little and then they will be brought back to the last stage of their werewolf life; death. They will then relive the way they died when they went into transition to the point where they die again. Kai absorbed the magic purification barrier and its gone now.

  • Doppelgänger Blood Magic: If blood from the last pair of doppelgängers are used in the Magic Purification Spell, all non-original vampire-witch hybrids will have their vampire powers stripped from them little by little and then they will be brought back to the last stage of their witch life; death. They will then relive the way they died when they went into transition to the point where they die again. Kai absorbed the magic purification barrier and its gone now.

  • Doppelgänger Blood Magic: If blood from the last pair of doppelgängers are used in the Magic Purification Spell, Klaus will have his vampire powers stripped from him little by little and then he will be brought back to the last stage of his werewolf life; death. He will then relive the way he died when he went into transition to the point where he die again. Kai absorbed the magic purification barrier and its gone now.
  • White Oak Ash Dagger (Gold): A weapon that was forged by witches and modified by Kol Mikaelson as a way to subdue Niklaus Mikaelson since Silver Daggers have no affect on him. If dipped into the White Oak Tree ashes and then stabbed into the heart of Klaus, he will be desiccated and will remain that way as long as the dagger stays in place. Dahlia melted and destroyed the dagger.
  • White Oak Stake: The White Oak Stake will kill Klaus, and if de-powered, will neutralize him. Dahlia turned the last white oak stake into dust and destroyed it.

Unusual Weaknesses

Not a weakness to vampiric species in general or as a whole but certain conditions and factors can affect a specific member of a species that drinks blood or has accelerated healing;

  • Cancer: Although vampires cannot catch diseases and illnesses such as cancer, if a human has active cancer and is turned into a vampire, the effects of the cancer will increase. The regenerative properties of vampire blood will speed up the replication of cancer cells of and exceed normal stages of the condition. This was first proven when Caroline fed a terminal cancer patient vampire blood to test if it could cure cancer. When Jo ran tests on the patient after he was turned into a vampire, she referred to his tumors as "stage 10". It is unknown what would happen if a Hybrid drinks the blood of someone with cancer. The effects on an Hybrid would be presumably the same as the regular vampires because they have the same healing powers. It is unknown if werewolves can get cancer so in extension werewolf-vampire hybrids. Heretic Vampires would most likely be effected the same way as normal vampires with cancerous cells.

Appearances in Wolf Form

Season Three

Season Four

Season Five

The Originals Season Two

Known Hybrids

Hybrids

Hybrid Description Status
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Ray Sutton
Ray Sutton was originally a werewolf, until he was transformed into a rabid unstable Hybrid by Klaus. Eventually, he was killed by Stefan Salvatore. Unsuccessful/Deceased
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Paige
Paige was a werewolf who was turned by Klaus into a unsuccessful hybrid. Unsuccessful/Deceased
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Mindy
Mindy was originally a werewolf from Portland, until she was successfully turned into a hybrid by Klaus. She was decapitated by Stefan Salvatore. Deceased
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Tony
Tony was originally a werewolf from North Dakota, but he was then transformed into a hybrid by Klaus. He then served as Klaus' right hand man. He was decapitated by Jeremy Gilbert. Deceased
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Daniel Warren
Daniel Warren was a werewolf who was turned by Klaus into a successful hybrid. After the death of his friends, Tony and Mindy, Daniel became Klaus' new right hand man. Daniel was killed by The Original Vampire Elijah who ripped out his heart. Deceased
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Kimberley
Kimberley "Kim" was a werewolf who was turned into a hybrid by Klaus. She was killed by Klaus, who decapitated her. Deceased
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Nate
Nate was a werewolf who was turned into a hybrid by Klaus. He was killed by Connor. Deceased
Dean
Dean
Dean was a werewolf, who was turned into a hybrid by Klaus and killed by Connor. Deceased
Chris
Chris
Chris was a werewolf, who was turned into hybrid by Klaus and was able to overcome the Sire Bond with the help of Hayley. He was killed by Jeremy Gilbert. Deceased
Adrian
Adrian
Adrian was one of Klaus' hybrids. He broke the sire bond with the help of Tyler and Hayley. He was killed by Klaus after he ripped his heart out. Deceased
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Dwayne
Dwayne was the first werewolf not sired by Klaus, and instead sired by Klaus' child's blood through pregnant Hayley's stomach. Deceased
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Hayley Marshall
Her pregnancy with Hope allowed her to become a hybrid. She is one of two hybrids not created by Klaus. Undead


Hybrid Description Status
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Malachai Parker
Malachai was the firstborn son of Joshua Parker, twin brother of Josette Parker. He was borned a Siphoner before merging with his brother and finally turning into a witch-vampire hybrid from Lily's blood. Deceased


Hybrid Description Status
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Niklaus Mikaelson
Niklaus Mikaelson is the son of Ansel and Esther and the oldest known hybrid of Original Vampire and Werewolf. Undead


Hybrid Description Status
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Hope Mikaelson
The first hybrid born with traits of all three supernatural species; Werewolf, Vampire, and Witch Alive


Former Hybrid Description Status
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Tyler Lockwood
He was a hybrid, but then was stripped of his vampirism by the Magic Purification Spell, he is now a triggered werewolf. Alive

Known Types of Hybrids

Trivia

  • Even though non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids can transform at will, only Tyler was initially shown to transform into his werewolf form. In the second season of The Originals, Hayley also utilize the ability to transform after becoming a Non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid.
    • Ray Sutton could transform into a werewolf, but he along with his pack died before they could complete the transition as they were not fed Doppelgängers blood.
    • Tyler Lockwood (a successful non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid) becomes a werewolf, but is not shown until After School Special.
    • After breaking the curse, Klaus remained in his werewolf form long after the full moon, but his werewolf form was not shown in the series.
    • In RebirthHayley is seen in the woods in her werewolf form. In Alive and Kicking, Hayley is shown to have taken her wolf form as the bloody footprints she left from killing witches were that of a wolf turning into human footprint.
  • Due to the great emotional and physical pain, non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids do not transform into their werewolf forms, unless it is necessary or are compelled to by an Original Vampire.
  • In Season 4, we first see a non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid breaking his or her sire bond on-screen and just how much torture non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids go through to break it.
  • In Man on Fire is revealed that non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are able to change a human (or witch) into a vampire.
    • It is unknown if non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are able to change a werewolf into a non-original werewolf-vampire hybrid.
  • It is unknown if any other non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids are able to heal werewolf bite. The ghosts of dead witches said that only Klaus can do it but when they were saying it, Klaus was the one and only werewolf-vampire hybrid who existed.
  • Original Vampires can compel non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids since they are still part vampire such as when Mikael compelled Mindy and Rebekah compelled Tyler.
  • It is unknown if non-original werewolf-vampire male hybrids can have children.
    • Since Klaus is able to have children because he is half-werewolf, it might be possible for other non-original werewolf-vampire male hybrids to have children as well.
  • Klaus is the first werewolf-vampire hybrid in history to father a child.
  • Both Klaus and his daughter Hope, are the first of their kind to exist.
  • Hope is called a "tribrid" instead of a "hybrid".
  • It is also unclear if only male non-original werewolf-vampire hybrids have the ability to have children or if their female counterparts can as well.
  • Vampire-witch hybrids such as Malachai Parker have been shown to be capable of healing themselves from werewolf bites by siphoning the magic of the werewolf venom from their bodies.
  • Siphoners are the only type witches who have been shown to keep their ability to practice magic after being turned into vampires as a result of their Siphoning ability.
    • As hybrids, they can draw upon their vampirism as an endless source of power.

See also

  • List of Hybrids - a complete list of all hybrids who have appeared in the series.

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