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Hey kid. Wanna see a trick?
―Doc to Dawn Summers[src]

Doc was, in appearance, an eccentric, somewhat senile old man with knowledge of dark magic, though he was actually a powerful demon with human appearance and reptilian characteristics, and a worshipper of Glory.

Biography

Aiding Dawn in resurrecting her mother 

Just because the lights are dim doesn't mean the juice is all gone. What can I do for you?
―Doc[src]
Doceyes

Doc's eyes turn black as he shakes Dawn's hand.

When Dawn Summers was looking for a way to bring her mother back to life, Spike took her to Doc, who had a reputation of knowing about dark magic, particularly resurrection.

While disturbed by Doc's demeanor, and the fact that she managed to get a glimpse of his short tail, Dawn listened to Doc's instructions regarding the ritual to bring Joyce back from the dead, though finding little comfort in his words. As it turned out, Joyce wasn't resurrected; her corpse was raised as a zombie, forcing Dawn to break the spell. 

Helping Glorificus

You think only underworld bottom feeders worship the Beast? Her day is coming, boys. And when she returns - then you're gonna see something.
―Doc to Spike and Xander Harris[src]

Weeks later, Spike and Xander Harris sought Doc to obtain information about Glory. Initially polite, Doc tried to distract Spike and Xander as he attempted to destroy a chest that contained information about Glory's plans. After he was discovered, Doc dropped the crazy old man act and attacked Spike and Xander, revealing both his abilities and the fact that he was a worshiper of "The Beast". While Doc was distracted fighting Spike, Xander caught him by surprise and impaled him through the chest with a sword, apparently killing him. However, as soon as Spike and Xander left, Doc revived.

Hours later, as the Scooby Gang fought Glory to prevent her from bleeding Dawn, Doc appeared atop the tower constructed by the town's "crazies" for the Glory's ritual. Dawn begged Doc to save her but he ignored her, as he awaited for the exact time to begin the bleeding. Spike interrupted Doc but was defeated by the demon, who stabbed him in the back and threw him off the tower. Having defeated Spike, Doc proceeded to make shallow cuts on Dawn's stomach, allowing the blood to flow, while at the same time keeping Dawn alive. After Buffy Summers reached the top, Doc tried to attack the Slayer, stating to himself "This should be interesting" before Buffy merely pushed him off the tower. His ultimate fate is never fully revealed, though it is likely that the fall was fatal.

Powers and Abilities

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Doc regains consciousness after being impaled with a sword

Doesn't a fellow stay dead when you kill 'im?
―Spike to Doc[src]

Doc had the appearance of an aged human caucasian male. However he also had a small reptilian tail, solid black eyes (which he could morph into appearing human-like) and blue blood.

Doc's powers included superhuman agility and reflexes that match, and even surpass, those of a vampire's. He was also capable of surviving and regenerating wounds that would be deadly for humans. Finally, Doc also possessed an extendable chameleon-like tongue and had the ability to "see" human genetic material just by looking at a hair strand and he could "smell" the presence of a human soul in other beings. He also seemed to differentiate between vampires and humans, as he knew that Spike was a vampire from the moment he saw him.

He also possessed vast knowledge of dark magic and reanimation spells.

Behind the Scenes

Appearances

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