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Cost a pretty penny, so you just take good care of it. And be careful you don't put somebody's eye out with that thing. Until I tell you to.
―Richard Wilkins[src]

Faith Lehane owned a knife given to her by Richard Wilkins.[1]


After receiving this gift from her new boss, Faith used the knife to cut off the hand of the dead unidentified courier, which held the Box of Gavrok. She eventually lost it when killing one of the spider creatures from the box.[1]

Buffy Summers, having retrieved the knife, used it to stab the rogue Slayer during their fight in Faith's apartment.[2] Later, she also used it to lure the Mayor, who had Ascended into the embodiment of the Old One Olvikan, into a trap within the Sunnydale High School library.[3]

In the next year, when Faith was about to wake up from her coma, she dreamed of Buffy keeping the knife where she had stabbed her, interrupting Faith's picnic with the Mayor to kill him with the knife, then going after Faith while wielding the bloody weapon.[4]

Behind the scenes[]

  • The knife was designed by Kit Rae for Gil Hibben in 1998 and released in 1999 under the name "Jackal."[5] The same knife is also used in film Star Trek: Nemesis (2002).




Buffy the Vampire Slayer novels


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Choices"
  2. "Graduation Day, Part One"
  3. "Graduation Day, Part Two"
  4. "This Year's Girl"
  5. "Other Knifes List". Kit Rae Fantasy Art. Retrieved on June 5, 2018.