Uses[edit | edit source]
It worked as a very effective repellent, as contact would cause visible, acid-like burns on vampire's skin and, if ingested, was capable of dusting a vampire from within their body. Unlike crosses, holy water was also able to cause minor burns to a Turok-Han.
The use of holy water made it so a common object equipped by Slayers and other vampire hunters, as well as sold in magic shops. It was one of the ingredients of a performing revoke invitation ritual.
Ethros demons were known to be vulnerable to holy water as well. It was required in order to perform an Ethros' exorcism. Holy water also had effect on an unknown possessing entity, burning its ectoplasmic tentacles.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
- Holy water is a concept present in a number of religions, including Christianity, Sikhism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Wicca.
- The Supernatural Defense Kit collection includes a vial marked as "holy water."
- Holy water is also available as a Buffy the Vampire Slayer action figure accessory collected in the "Magic Pack."