I'll kill you for all that you have done. Wherever you go, I will find you.
— Prudence to Faustus Blackwood[src]

Prudence Blackwood, formerly known as Prudence Night, is a main character on Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. She is portrayed by Tati Gabrielle.

She is a witch who attends the Academy of Unseen Arts, with Agatha and Dorcas. Together, they form the Weird Sisters, with Prudence being the leader. At the end of Part 2, she and Ambrose embarked on a journey to find and kill Faustus Blackwood, out of revenge for what he did to them and the Church of Night.

Character Description

The Regina George-esque leader of a bewitching trio known as the Weird Sisters.[1]

A student at the Academy of Unseen Arts and the de facto leader of a trio of witches known as the Weird Sisters. Beautiful and cunning, Prudence nurses a deep, personal, and possibly life-threatening grudge against Sabrina.[2]

Early Life

Prudence is the illegitimate daughter of Father Faustus Blackwood. Her mother, who remains unknown, threw herself into a river after Faustus refused to marry her. Following this tragic event, Father Blackwood took Prudence with him and raised her as his own; which unbeknownst to Prudence, was due to the fact that she was his daughter. She grew up along with Agatha and Dorcas as an orphan in the Academy of Unseen Arts. After her Dark Baptism and initiation into the Church of Night, she became a student at the Academy and was put through the Harrowing. At some point, she met Sabrina Spellman, who she began bullying due to her dual nature of being half witch and half mortal.

Throughout Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Part 1


The Weird Sisters curse Sabrina

Prudence, Agatha, and Dorcas, a trio of teenage witches better known as the Weird Sisters appear in the woods after hearing Sabrina Spellman summon a familiar. Having eavesdropped on Sabrina, they now know with certainty that she’s going through with her dark baptism and transferring to the Academy of Unseen Arts. However, as far as they’re concerned, Sabrina being the half-breed that she is, is not welcome. Prudence warns Sabrina to stay away from the Academy as she wouldn’t want what happened to her mother and father to happen to her. Dorcas and Agatha add that it would be tragic should the accident that took their lives also befalls Sabrina. The Weird Sisters then place a curse on Sabrina. Almost instantly, Sabrina’s nose starts to bleed.[3]

After learning the names of the boys who harassed her friend, Susie, Sabrina went into the woods to summon the Weird Sisters and ask if they'll help her get revenge for Susie by helping her mess with four mortal boys. The surmise that Sabrina summoned them to remove the curse they had previously placed on her, but they would only do so if she pledged not to attend the Academy. Sabrina explains that the curse has already been reverse, but she was still willing to strike a deal. If they help her teach the boys a lesson, then she won't attend the Academy. Prudence, Dorcas, and Agatha agree. However, Sabrina strikes this deal with her fingers crossed behind her back.


Sabrina and the Weird Sisters invite the boys to the mines

That night, Sabrina (dressed in a similar fashion to the Weird Sisters), Prudence, Dorcas, and Agatha approach Carl, Billy, Ed, and Seth outside a convenience store. They were hoping the boys would join them for a party in the mines. While they recognized Sabrina from Baxter High, they asked where her friends attend, presumably Riverdale High School, but Prudence simply states that it's a special school. Sabrina, Prudence, Dorcas, and Agatha take the boys to the Greendale Mines, what some call "The Devil's Doorway." The mines run so deep that one shaft takes you down to hell. The girls lead the boys into the mines, though the boys start to regret their decision almost instantly.


Prudence, Agatha, and Dorcas scare off the boys

Sabrina, Prudence, Dorcas, and Agatha undress, quickly followed by Carl, Billy, Ed, and Seth. The girls have cast an illusion spell on the boys to trick them into hooking up with themselves. The illusion fades once the flash from Sabrina's camera goes off. Sabrina tells them that the pictures will be posted all over school if they hit Susie or any girl ever again. When Billy becomes aggressive, Prudence takes charge. She cuts off the lights, and she and her sisters transform, taking on a ghoulish appearance, consisting of gray-green skin, glowing eyes, and black-rimmed teeth, causing the boys to run in fear. Salem watches from outside as the boys come rushing out.

Back inside the mines, Sabrina finds a steel cage with four birds inside sitting on the ground. Prudence, Dorcas, and Agatha took the boys' boyhood. Until Sabrina releases the birds, Seth, Ed, Billy, and Carl won't be rising to any occasion. Dorcas believes that a few weeks of impotence might teach them better manners. Prudence then states that Sabrina might be more suited for the Academy than they initially thought. They know Sabrina lied, but they helped her anyways because they enjoy tormenting mortal boys. Sabrina didn't want to leave with her friends still having to deal with the boys. Prudence questions why leave at all if she cares about her friends. Sabrina explains that with the visit from Father Blackwood, she wasn't sure she had a choice in the matter, which came as a surprise to the Weird Sisters. Prudence tells Sabrina that singing her name into the Book of the Beast is an even exchange. She gives up her freedom in exchange for power. However, Sabrina wants both.


Sabrina's Dark Baptism

Sabrina sprints through the woods in her mother’s white wedding dress. As she passes under the threshold, her once white dress magically turns black. Sabrina passes through the blue flames and arrives at her baptism, where Hilda, Zelda, Father Blackwood, Prudence, Dorcas, Agatha, and many others are in attendance. Hilda and Zelda present Sabrina for her unholy baptism. They disrobe her as part of the ceremony. Madam Satan watches from the shadows as Sabrina kneels. Father Blackwood smears blood over Sabrina forehead and read Sabrina her rights and demands her loyalty. However, when it comes time to sign the Dark Lord’s Book of the Beast with her blood, Sabrina backs out after realizing that she would have to give up her free will. She takes off running after seeing her parents, Edward and Diana, in the shadows, telling her to run. Father Blackwood orders the coven to get her.

Sabrina attempts to escape but she becomes entangled in magical possessed vines, though she manages to narrowly escape. Ambrose and Salem are sitting on the porch as Sabrina comes screaming for help, with the coven not far behind her. Father Blackwood demands Sabrina’s signature, but she refuses. She believes that there’s another path for her, similar to that of her mother and father’s. When Father Blackwood orders Prudence, Dorcas, and Agatha to take Sabrina, Ambrose informs them that a circle of protection rings the house, and no witch save for a Spellman may cross it. Any unwelcome witch that tries shall burn. With that, the coven retreats. Little did they know, Ambrose was bluffing. Zelda and Hilda brush right pass Sabrina and head inside.[4]


The Weird Sisters attend Sabrina’s Trial

The Weird Sisters attend Sabrina’s Trial. As she has been sued for breaking her promise, of signing the Book of the Best, Sabrina hired the mortal Daniel Webster as her lawyer. During the trial it’s revealed by Zelda, that Sabrina’s father Edward Spellman signed Sabrina’s Name in the Book of the Beast, when she was three days old. However Hilda reveals on the last day of the trial that Sabrina’s mother Diana Spellman baptized her in the Holy Mother Church of Greendale, much to the shock of the entire coven. After a short break Father Blackwood announces that due to conflicting contracts, baptism, and breeding, the Hellbound Court of Greendale decrees that Sabrina shall retain her mortal life on the condition that she also attend the Academy of Unseen Arts, as well as weekly Black Mass. Sabrina accepts the court’s decision. With a ruling in effect, the court restores full power to the Spellman family.[3]

Part 2

Prudence has been tasked with serving as Judas Blackwood's wet nurse. Father Blackwood scolds her for letting the baby cry. Zelda calms Judas and chats with Prudence, asking if she has been giving him goat's milk.


The Weird Sisters support Sabrina's run for Top Boy

Prudence, Dorcas, and Agatha gather with the rest of the student body for the election for Top Boy. One warlock chosen to serve as a liaison between students and faculty. Nick is nominated. Sabrina offers to contest the election on the grounds that she had signed the Book of the Beast. She calls for all students regardless of their gender to have a voice. Nick nominates Sabrina and is seconded by Prudence. As part of the Top Boy selection, Father Blackwood announces that the candidates have to take part in three challenges at the Desecrated Church: the Inquisition, the Boil and Bubble, and the Conjuring. This will be followed by a vote.


Prudence asks to take up the Blackwood name

Following morning, with the beginning of a new cycle, Prudence asks Father Blackwood if she can take up the Blackwood name and stand for Top Boy. However, he wouldn't allow for it. Sabrina and Zelda visit Father Blackwood to request a postponement due to the demonic attack, which is why Zelda has given her a witch-whistle and blinding powder. Father Blackwood refuses to grant Sabrina's wish, but gives her time to compose herself. In private, Prudence offers to help Sabrina get through the Inquisition.


The Weird Sisters at the Conjuring test

As the the Inquisition commences at the Desecrated Church, the Weird Sisters telepathically wire the answer to Sabrina from the Academy's library, resulting in a victory for Sabrina. The Weird Sisters also attend the Conjuring test, during which time Sabrina and Nick accuse Father Blackwood or a member of the coven of sending high demons to attack her. And as proof, they summon the Plague Kings to get answers.[5]


Prudence teases Sabrina

At the Desecrated Church, Zelda rehearses with Nick and Dorcas, while Sabrina watches. Prudence sits by Sabrina, surmising that she must be jealous that Dorcas is playing the romantic lead opposite to Nick. Sabrina answers that she is fine. Prudence thought she broke up with Harvey so she could be with Nick. Prudence reminds Sabrina that last is a emotion, not something to be embarrassed of. Sabrina tells her that Nick is just a friend and moves to sit on the side of the stage.


Prudence and Agatha laugh at Zelda

Prudence, Agatha, and Dorcas rush over to help to Sabrina after she chocked on a apple while rehearsing with Nick for the play. The following day at the Desecrated Church, Nick and Dorcas continue their rehearsal as Prudence and Agatha watch on. Zelda interrupts and tries to speak, but a frog pops out of her mouth, much to Prudence and Agatha's amusement. She holds the frog and asks the students which one of them did this to her. Prudence tells her that the frog is Sister Shirley Jackson's familiar.


Ambrose and Prudence flirting at Dorian's

At the Desecrated Church, before the entire coven, Prudence, Zelda, Hilda, and Father Blackwood included, the students play The Passion of Lucifer Morningstar, with Ambrose playing God, Agatha playing Stolas, Nick playing Lucifer, and Sabrina playing Lilith. Afterward, the witches and warlocks celebrate at Dorian's Gray Room. Prudence and Ambrose, attracted to each other, get closer. She remarks that he was very convincing as the False God. She asks if she makes him want to convert to which he replies that he's always been a polytheist.[6]

In celebration of the upcoming Lupercalia, witches' version of Valentine's Day, Prudence, Dorcas, Agatha, Sabrina, Nicholas, and Ambrose attend a party at Dorian's Gray Room. Sabrina watches as Ambrose kisses Prudence and asks if Luke would approve. Ambrose explains that Luke's out of town on a mission for Father Blackwood.


Prudence and Ambrose hear a wolf

Lupercalia is pastoral festival started by Roman witches under the reign of Caligula. The festival consists of three events: the Matching, during which one is paired with a random warlock. The Courting, where the two spend the night in abstinence. And the Hunt, a run through the woods which culminates in a frenzy of orgiastic carnality. As the Courting ceremony commences, Ambrose briefs the couples, himself and Prudence included. hey will go into the woods and disrobe and anoint themselves under the moonlight, absorbing the potency of Goddess Selene. Ambrose says abstinence is encouraged in anticipation for the powerful release that concludes Lupercalia, but he is not opposed to couples having sex. As Prudence passes out anointment baskets with items inside such oysters and figs, Father Blackwood warns the couples to stay on the path due to the dangerous creatures in the woods. While making out in the woods, they hear the howl of a wolf and decide to leave.


The Hunt

As the girls prepare for the hunt, Agatha tells Prudence about her plans to have sex with Melvin, whom she believes to be a virgin. Dorcas reveals that she already had sec with Melvin during the night of the Courting. Prudence tells the Weird Sisters to prepare for the hunt. Sabrina says she is coming, but has to gather her berries of phylaxis. Later, Ambrose briefs the witches and warlocks about the Hunt. Nick, Melvin, and the other warlocks stand in a group to Ambrose's left, dressed as wolves, while Prudence, Agatha, Dorcas, Sabrina and the remaining witches, dressed in red hoods, stand to his right. As part of the Hunt, the witches chase the warlocks through the woods. The Hunt begins, and Prudence hunts Ambrose down and has sex with him.[7]


The Weird Sisters flirt with Nick

The Weird Sisters appear in Sabrina's vision. They flirt with Nick at the Academy, much to Sabrina's discomfort. Prudence asks Sabrina if they are taking part in the Academy's talent show. Nick explains that they hold a talent show each year to blow of some steam. He tells her that he is thinking of being a magician this year and asks if Sabrina would like to be the magician’s assistant. Prudence offers to lend her some fishnet stockings. Nick tells her to shut up, but Prudence responds that she was not the one who killed his familiar Amalia and didn't fulfill Lupercalia tradition by having sex.


Prudence assists Nick

The Weird Sisters attend the talent show hosted at the Desecrated Church. For Nick's second act, he picks Prudence and asks her if she has traveled beyond the astral realm into the feared Other Realm. He asks if she will dare to venture there. Nick places her inside the cupboard and chants an incantation. Nick opens the door and finds that she has disappeared. He asks if she can hear him. Prudence says she doesn't like it and tells Nick to bring her back. He chants an incantation but she doesn't reappear. Prudence panics and tells him that something is troubling here. Sabrina panics but Prudence reveals that this was all a trick and that she bi-located.


The Weird Sisters send Sabrina into space

For his third and final act, Nick calls for the bravest lady in the room. Sabrina volunteers for this trick. Nick asks her if she has experienced true weightlessness and tells her to trust him. Nick uses a magic trick to levitate Sabrina into the air. However, he struggles to control his powers due to the Weird Sisters' interference.

Prudence also appears briefly in Zelda's vision with Ambrose, following Zelda's wedding. She asks them about the whereabouts of Father Blackwood, and they tell her that he is inside his office.[8]


The Weird Sisters warn Father Blackwood

The Weird Sisters enter Father Blackwood's bedroom as he's shaving. His body covered with ritualistic tattoos. They shared a dream. Prudence, Agatha, and Dorcas informs him that with the Anti-Pope's visit and Father Blackwood's marriage to Zelda, she feared delaying it. The Weird Sisters hold hands and tell him that they saw an altar, a coffin and much bloodshed. They warn him to beware of the Spellmans, claiming they will be the undoing of the Blackwoods. Blackwood dismisses their warning and claims that the Spellmans are at his mercy. He orders them to go to bed and dream no more of blood. Agatha and Dorcas take leave, but Prudence stays behind and asks if Zelda will take his name. Blackwood confirms this is the case. When Prudence asks if Sabrina will be a Blackwood, Father Blackwood accidentally cuts himself with his razor blade. Father Blackwood vows that Sabrina will never be a Blackwood before sending Prudence to bed.


Prudence asks Zelda to speak to her father

Prudence visits Zelda and asks her to petition the High Priest to grant her the Blackwood family name. Zelda is reluctant, but Prudence reminds her that she helped her to deliver the twins and kept Leticia's existence secret. Zelda says she will speak to the High Priest but can't guarantee any promises.

The entire Academy gathers to welcome the Anti-Pope. As he is guided into the lobby by Father Blackwood and Zelda, Prudence speaks with Zelda, but she apologizes as her father won't budge despite her efforts to give Prudence the Blackwood name. Father Blackwood then introduces Nick to the Anti-Pope. When Prudence asks her father if he is going to introduce her and the Weird Sisters, Father Blackwood introduces her as Prudence Night, describing her as one of the "gutter orphans" the Academy fosters.


Prudence plots to kill Father Blackwood

That night, Prudence attempts to stab her father in while he slept. However, the two are startled by a Dorcas' screams. Zelda demands to know who is screaming. Father Blackwood, Zelda, and Prudence enter Enoch of Antioch's chambers to find that he has been hacked to death. Blackwood strikes down two of the Judas Society stalwarts guarding him. Despite Zelda and Hilda's pleas, he tries to strike down Ambrose who manages to teleport to safety. He orders the others to find the traitor.

Father Blackwood demands to know why Prudence would try to commit patricide. Realizing that her ambitions knows no bounds and that he needs the support of his family, he makes her a Blackwood. Henceforth, she shall be known to all as Prudence Blackwood.


Prudence restrains Ambrose

At the desecrated church, Father Blackwood officiates over the funeral of the Anti-Pope and announces he will conduct his own marriage to Zelda. Hilda accompanies Zelda down the aisle as Prudence takes stand at Father Blackwood's side. Blackwood offers a blood sacrifice to the demons of marriage and lust: Astaroth, Furfur, Hathor, Ishtar, Saleous, Uvall, and Vassage. He and Zelda drink the blood of a sacrificed being. Blackwood reads their marriage vows. However, the wedding is interrupted by the ghosts of Edward and Diana Spellman, who denounce Faustus Blackwood for murdering them and the Anti-Pope. Blackwood sees through Sabrina and Nick’s trick and removes their glamour. Sabrina denounces Father Blackwood as a fraud and accuses him of murdering her father and the Anti-Pope. Ambrose appears and tries to kill Blackwood, but Prudence magically restrains him. He is then subdued and captured by the other Judas Society boys.

Father Blackwood announces that he and Zelda, formally known as Lady Blackwood, will be escorting the Anti-Pope's remains to the Vatican Necropolis. He and Zelda also plan to have a honeymoon abroad. Blackwood tasks Prudence with overseeing the Academy and protecting their family name. Prudence replies that he can rely on her.[9]

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Prudence tells Sabrina they're not friends

Several days have pasted since Zelda and Father Blackwood left for their honeymoon. Sabrina tries to enter the Academy, but her hands are burnt due to her expulsion. She bangs on the gate. Prudence opens the door and reminds Sabrina of her expulsion. Sabrina demands to see her cousin Ambrose. Prudence refuses because Ambrose allegedly murdered the Anti-Pope and tried to kill her father. Sabrina believes Ambrose is innocent. Sabrina appeals to Prudence as a friend, but Prudence counters that Sabrina only uses her and the Weird Sisters. Sabrina reminds Prudence that she saved her life at the Feast of Feasts, but Prudence counters she had selfish motives and that they were merely allies of convenience.

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Prudence calls Ambrose a traitor

Ambrose is working out in his cell when Dorcas enters with his gruel rations. Ambrose requests something more succulent and rubs his body against Dorcas. Prudence tells Ambrose to get away from her sister, shoving Dorcas to the ground and her to drop the tray of gruel. She chides Dorcas for her infatuation with Ambrose. Ambrose tries to flirt with Prudence, but she denounces him as a traitor and tells him that he will rot in this cell until he provides a confession. Ambrose says he has spent 75 years under house arrest and that it will take more to break him. Prudence allows the Infernal Bailiff to rough Ambrose up.

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Prudence allows Hilda to see Ambrose

Prudence denies Hilda access to the Academy as she wishes to bring a plump chicken for Ambrose. However, Hilda offers the chicken to Prudence and the Weird Sisters in exchange for allowing her to visit Ambrose. But Prudence says her father won't allow it. Hilda implores Prudence to let her visit Ambrose, but she remains impassive. Prudence eventually concedes. Prudence allows Hilda to spend time with "Ambrose",who in actuality to Agatha in glamour. Prudence then leads "Hilda", who is actually Dorcas, into Ambrose's cell in hopes of getting Ambrose to confess to killing the Anti-Pope. However, both Ambrose and Hilda see past their tricks.

Prudence, Dorcas, and Agatha torment Ambrose by throwing him the bones from Hilda's succulent chicken. While going through the bones, Ambrose finds that one of the bones has a hidden key.

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The Weird Sisters enlist in the students' help

The Weird Sisters have gathered the students in the lobby. With their help, Prudence, Agatha, and Dorcas tell the students that tonight they are collecting their energies to enact a spell of compulsion. She enlists their help on forcing Ambrose to confess to the murder of the Anti-Pope. The witches and warlocks begin chanting in unison. Ambrose escapes his cell and warns the Academy that the witch-hunters have come. Prudence orders the other witches and warlocks to hide while she and the Weird Sisters face the intruders. Jerathmiel and Mehitable enter the lobby and demand that the witches and warlocks come out of hiding.

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The Weird Sisters are attacked

Prudence, Agatha, and Dorcas emerge from hiding and use magic to force the two witch-hunters to their knees. She tells Jerathmiel that the pain in his head is his brain atomizing into sand and Mehitable that the pain in her chest are her lungs hardening. The Weird Sisters tell the witch-hunters that they are no ordinary witches but they are the daughters of the Church of Night, the "Three-In-One." However, Mehitable and Jerathmiel call upon the heavenly choir of the Nine Principalities to give them victory over the witches, causing the Weird Sisters to bleed from their eyes and ears. Mehitable and Jerathmiel tell them that they are no ordinary witch-hunters, but they are angels.

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Prudence watches as Sabrina kills the witch-hunters

The Weird Sisters, along with the rest of the witches and warlocks are taken captive by the witch-hunters and locked up in the desecrated church. Prudence, Dorcas, and Agatha, are tied up and are to be burned at the stake. He tells them that God will forgive their sins if they vow to accept Him as their Savior. He adds that their bodies will be consumed and purified by the fire of righteousness. When Elspeth refuses to denounce the Dark Lord, Jerathmiel slits her throat. Sabrina arrives and he shoots her down with arrows. Presumably killing her. Prudence, Agatha, and Dorcas are distraught. He then turns his attention to Melvin and kills him. Jerathmiel is about to burn the Weird Sisters when Sabrina suddenly awakens and starts to levitate. She demands that the witch-hunters convert to Lucifer's faith. Sabrina summons fire with her hands and forces Jerathmiel and Mehitable to their knees. After Jerathmiel and Mehitable have uttered the prayer, Sabrina burns them alive.[10]

Following the destruction of the angelic witch-hunters, the witches and warlocks return to the Academy. Harvey carries an unconscious Sabrina back to the Academy of Unseen Arts. He is followed by the Weird Sisters, Elspeth, Melvin, and the remaining liberated students. Sabrina awakens, pulls the arrow out her chest, and miraculously heals Ambrose.


Prudence is amazed by Sabrina's powers

Prudence enters the cafeteria with Dorcas and Agatha and mocks Sabrina as she preaches her father's teachings and philosophies. Prudence says that mortals hate and fear witches and is astounded that Sabrina expects witches to be with them. Sabrina counters that her father married a mortal. Prudence disagrees. Knowing that she is unable to convince Prudence and the Weird Sisters with her words, Sabrina uses her powers to cause rose petals to fall. Prudence is frightened and asks Sabrina how she is doing this.


Prudence speaks against Sabrina

Father Blackwood returns from his honeymoon to deal with the aftermath of the attack with the Council. Methuselah announces that due to their heroic efforts in combating the angels, he allows Sabrina and Nick to continue their studies at the Academy of Unseen Arts with full privileges. As for Ambrose, he will be executed per witch law and custom. Sabrina and Hilda protest that Ambrose was being controlled by his familiar which Father Blackwood gave him. She thinks that Ambrose was puppetered into committing murder. Methuselah gives Sabrina and Hilda 24 hours to present the familiar or Ambrose will be executed by guillotine. After Sabrina has left, Prudence gains permission to speak and observes that Sabrina loves her cousin and will do anything to save him from execution including performing a miracle. Methuselah warns that if Sabrina uses her powers to interfere with tomorrow’s execution, the Council will take lethal action against the girl.


Prudence tells Ambrose he will die with honor

Prudence visits Ambrose in his cell and taunts him, however, Ambrose thinks Sabrina will save him. She asks him what he knows about Sabrina's miracles and clarifies that she is asking for herself. Prudence confides that seeing Sabrina come back from the dead made her cry. Prudence asks Ambrose what is Sabrina. Ambrose tells Prudence to ask her for herself. Ambrose admits that he is frightened. Prudence tells him not to be frightened because he lives with honor and will die with it. She bids him "may Satan keep you."


Prudence, Father Blackwood, and Zelda at the execution

At the desecrated church, the Church of Night have gathered for the execution of Ambrose. Due to the lack of new evidence, Methuselah orders that Ambrose's execution to proceed as planned. The Infernal Bailiff drags Ambrose before the guillotine and places his head in the block. The executioner lowers the blade but is instead beheaded by a killing spell. Ambrose laughs. Blackwood asks Prudence how Sabrina did it, but Prudence says that Sabrina did not move or blink. It is Hilda who is holding a pair of pruning shears and a decapitated poppet. Before long, the Dark Lord appears. Lucifer chastises him for degrading the coven with his pettiness and orders Ambrose spared before disappearing. Methuselah declares that Ambrose is reprieved and orders his release.[11]


Prudence asks her father about the new tenets

Prudence asks her father about the new strict rules at the Academy such as an evening curfew, no unchaperoned incantations, and no enrollment in the higher, darker magics. Blackwood confirms this is correct. Prudence points out that these new rules only apply to the witches and not the warlocks. Blackwood replies that the witches should focus on the more feminine magics of herbalism and fertility. Prudence asks if the Dark Lord revealed these tenets to him. Blackwood confirms that the tenets are his, claiming that they are derived from his many years of Satanic scholarship. Prudence asks if these rules apply to her. Blackwood asks Prudence to be his strong Left Hand and to help the other girls understand and accept the Blackwood Doctrine and their "vital place" in the Church of Judas. He tells her to do that in return for being exempt from the strictures, adding that the Blackwoods are exempt from these restrictions. Blackwood kisses her and Prudence departs.


Prudence argues for Elspeth's life

Elspeth is dragged to Father Blackwood's office by several members of the Judas Society. They tell Father Blackwood that she tried to abandon the Church of Judas and seek out the "Apostate" Sabrina. Blackwood demands her execution but Zelda asks if it is wise to martyr this girl. Prudence supports Zelda and says that executing Elspeth would provoke an uprising. Blackwood agrees but orders the Judas boys to throw Elspeth into the Witches' Cell. Elspeth is dragged sobbing into the cells. Blackwood orders that she also be starved. He orders Zelda and Prudence to take their leave


Prudence catches Zelda feeding Elspeth

At the Witches' Cell, Zelda brings Elspeth a basket of food and tells her that she will find a way of getting her out. She reassures Elspeth that not everyone subscribes to Father Blackwood's draconian gospel. Prudence catches them and denounces Zelda as a traitor, warning that Zelda will be spending her last days here once she tells Father Blackwood. Zelda warns that they will all end up in the dungeon. but Prudence claims that she has Blackwood's name. Zelda replies that so does she and says that Blackwood's only wish is to subjugate them. Prudence replies she is a Blackwood by blood, but Zelda argues that she helped her to hide Leticia. Zelda tells Prudence that she knows the truth of her father’s barbarism before walking out.


Zelda threatens to kill Prudence

Zelda enters the room, asking Blackwood how she may be of service. Also present are Prudence and two Judas boys. Prudence steps aside and Father Blackwood is shown with Leticia. Blackwood denounces Zelda as a traitor and demands to know how long the Caligari spell has been broken. Blackwood is furious with Zelda for lying to him by claiming that baby Judas consumed his twin. Zelda begs for the babe but Blackwood refuses. Prudence responds that Blackwood is her father. Zelda uses magic to summon a knife and threatens to slit Prudence's throat. She demands that Blackwood let her and Leticia go. Blackwood flatly tells her to kill Prudence because he has his legitimate daughter in his hands. He vows that Zelda will not be leaving the Academy at all. Zelda lets Prudence go and drops the blade. Blackwood orders the boys to take her away.


Prudence frees Zelda

Prudence has dinner with her father and asks him about his plans for Baby Leticia. Blackwood responds that he plans to rename her Judith. Believing that her twin birth is destined for greatness, he says that Judith will have the best of everything including her own private tutors. He says that she will have her Dark Baptism at the age of sixteen. Blackwood also plans to marry Judith to her brother Judas to ensure the purity of the Blackwood bloodline. After dinner with her father, Prudence breaks into the Witch's Cell to set Zelda free as she was right about Faustus. Zelda offers Prudence and Leticia asylum at the mortuary, but Prudence is unwilling to leave Judith, Dorcas and Agatha behind. Zelda vows to go to the Council to end this lunacy.[12]


The Weird sisters try to kill Father Blackwood

At the Academy of Unseen Arts, Prudence approaches Dorcas and Agatha for their help. They reject being called sisters, seeing as they don't share the Blackwood name. When Prudence reveals to them of her plan to kill Faustus Blackwood, she gains their attention. How they will do it since he won’t let them get close, they ask. Prudence replies that they won't need to and shows a red ribbon. The Weird Sisters sing and dance around a statue of Father Blackwood while holding the red cloth in a triangle. Blackwood leaves his office and finds the Weird Sisters in the lobby. He tells Prudence that the Dark Lord has summoned him and that she must attend.


Prudence finds her Sisters poisoned

After being reprimanded by the Dark Lord, Father Blackwood packs his bag. Prudence inquires about this, he tells her to pack a suitcase for the twins and to bring only necessities. Prudence asks why they should run from the Dark Lord. Blackwood angrily responds that he will not bow down to a Spellman whore. Hence, they will be leaving Greendale by nightfall. What of the rest of the coven, Prudence asks. Blackwood reveals that he has poisoned them at Communion. Horrified by this, Prudence rushes to the Desecrated Church despite Blackwood's warning that leaving him now means leaving the twins forever. Taking a last look at her half-siblings, she vows to kill her father wherever he goes. She arrives at the Desecrated Church to find Agatha and Dorcas choking on poison.


Prudence begs the Spellmans for help

Prudence teleports herself and the other Weird Sisters to the Spellman household. Prudence begs Zelda, Hilda, and Ambrose to help her Sisters and reveals that Blackwood poisoned the entire Coven. She tells Zelda that they are still alive and are at the Desecrated Church. While Hilda and Prudence attend to the Weird Sisters, Zelda and Ambrose teleport themselves to the Desecrated Church.


Prudence and Ambrose confide in each other

Afterward, Ambrose asks Prudence how her sisters are. Prudence thanks Hilda for saving their lives. Ambrose tells Prudence that Father Blackwood used them by exploiting their desire for a father. He says that Blackwood blinded them to the family that they already have. The two hold hands.

Prudence and Ambrose embark on a quest to hunt down Father Blackwood. Before leaving, Prudence beheads Blackwood’s statue. She tells Ambrose that her father won’t be easy to hunt down and to kill. Ambrose vows to seek his true destiny as a witch, something shared by Prudence.[13]

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Physical Appearance

Prudence has flawless dark skin, and short wavy bone white hair to contrast with her dark skin. She also has luscious lips and dark brown eyes. She is a girl of tall stature with a slim figure. Her attire consists of a lace-collared dark purple dress with black tights and shoes. In addition, she wears dark makeup to accentuate her dark witchy persona. Underneath her human appearance, she has a more ghoulish appearance, consisting of gray skin, glowing green eyes, no nose and black-rimmed teeth.


Prudence can be arrogant, proud, ambitious, cruel, and vicious, as well as intelligent and cunning. But she is also capable of compassion and kindness. She is the leader of the Weird Sisters, and as such, believes in order and balance. After discovering that Agatha and Dorcas plotted to kill Harvey and Tommy Kinkle, she aligned herself with Sabrina and punished Agatha for her wrongdoing. Despite this, Prudence shares her sisters' hatred for the Kinkle family, as they are descendants from known witch hunters, to which Prudence holds a great amount of disdain towards.

Prudence also has a long-standing rivalry with Sabrina, consistently attacking her over her dual nature of being half-mortal and half-witch, referring to her as "half breed". In spite of this, Prudence has shown her will to put their differences aside to work with Sabrina on multiple occasions, such as when they punished several football players for their behavior towards women and tricking Constance Blackwood into confessing that she enchanted the ballot box to favor Prudence as Queen of the Feast of Feasts.

Powers and Abilities

  • Spell Casting: The power to change and control events through the use of incantations.
    • Cursing: The power to put a curse on someone or something, causing them to phase incredible bad events, luck and/or harm.
    • Illusion Manipulation: The power to project highly realistic illusions into the physical world.
    • Necromancy: The power to control, manipulate and resurrect the dead.
    • Warding: The power to place protection spells and wards on places and people, shielding them from harm.
  • Teleportation: The power to move from one location to another without occupying the space in between.
  • Telekinesis: The power to move things with the power of the mind.
  • Mind Control: The power to make a person unable to deduce what is real and what is suggestion. Prudence shares this gift with her sisters.
  • Telepathy: The power to read the minds of others and project one's thoughts into others' minds. Prudence shares this gift with her sisters.
  • Bi-Location: The power to send a witch to another location or to bring them back.
  • Precognition: The power to receive visions of the future through dreams. Prudence shares this gift with her sisters.
  • Longevity: As a full witch, Prudence ages at a slower rate than mortals. According to Tati Gabrielle, she feels like Prudence is in her late 70s.[14]


Weird Sisters

Prudence has a close relationship, with her sisters, Dorcas and Agatha. The three witches grew up together as orphans in the Church of Night. The three sisters look down on Sabrina Spellman for being half-mortal. Prudence has no qualms about punishing them, if they do something wrong; for example, killing mortals without Prudence's permission. Despite this Prudence cares deeply about her Sisters as she got worried when Agatha got sick, and was devastated when Father Blackwood poisoned them going so far to beg the Spellmans to save them.

Ambrose Spellman


Ambrose and Prudence are together

When Ambrose started working at the Academy of Unseen Arts, Prudence began a temporary affair with him during the Lupercalia, while his boyfriend Luke left the country on behalf of her father. After the strange death of Luke and the imprisonment of Ambrose in prison, Prudence was his ruthless overseer.

They had despised each other for a long time, but her attitude toward Ambrose began to change for the better when he decided to stay at the Academy to warn the witches about the witch-hunters' attack instead of running away and saving himself.

Later, Prudence begs Ambrose and his aunties to help her Weird Sisters and reveals that her father poisoned the entire Coven. When they and the coven were saved, Ambrose asks Prudence how her sisters are and tells her that Faustus Blackwood used them by exploiting their desire for a father and he blinded them to the family that they already have. The two hold hands.

After defeating Lucifer, Prudence and Ambrose embark on a quest to hunt down Father Blackwood. Before leaving, Prudence beheads Blackwood’s statue and tells Ambrose that her father won’t be easy to hunt down and to kill. Ambrose vows to seek his true destiny as a witch, something shared by Prudence.

Sabrina Spellman

Prudence and initially seemed to despise and look down on Sabrina for being half-mortal, evident by their numerous encounters, such as when she, Agatha and Dorcas put a blood curse on her, to convince her not to come to the Academy of Unseen Arts and put her through the Harrowing, a cruel hazing ritual at Academy. However, their relationship isn't always so antagonistic. When Prudence is selected as the Queen of the Feast of Feasts, Sabrina tries to convince her to decline the opportunity. However, Sabrina’s efforts are hindered by Prudence's suborn faith in the Dark Lord. Prudence also teams up with Sabrina to punish Agatha for killing Tommy Kinkle and gladly agreed to help Sabrina with her Seance. Despite this, Prudence doesn’t think that she and Sabrina are friends, as Sabrina only talked to her and her sisters when she needs something from them.

Zelda Spellman

Prudence has a great amount of respect for Zelda, for her devoutness to the Dark Lord and the Church of Night. She helps Zelda hide Faustus Blackwood's daughter Leticia to protect her. After Zelda marries Father Blackwood, she became Prudence’s stepmother. In that time, Zelda showed Prudence how Father Blackwood was a ruthless misogynist who would let her die if he had to.


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  • Tati Gabrielle based Prudence's movements and walking on Eartha Kitt's distinctive movements as Catwoman from the 1966 Batman TV series. [15]
  • According to Tati Gabrielle, she feels like Prudence is in her late 70s.[14]
  • Father Blackwood considers Prudence’s mother a weak woman, and the child she left behind is the same.[16]
  • One of Prudence’s favorite pass times is to astral project herself to mortal boys completely naked.[17]


  • In the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comic series, the Weird Sisters are a trio of witches who can foretell the future. They predicted that if humans and witches didn't inter-mix that it would lead to the extinction of witchery.
    • A far cry from their counterparts who despise Sabrina for her mixed heritage alone.
  • Prudence is comparable to, Cassandra, a character in the Animated series Sabrina's Secret Life. Like Prudence, Cassandra is a witch who has a rivalry with Sabrina Spellman, and who is blood related to a high authority figure in the witch community.


See also: Category:Images of Prudence Blackwood
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  1. Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on Once, H50, Legends, Sabrina, Chicago Fire, Legion, SEAL Team, The Middle and More - TVLine
  2. Tati Gabrielle To Play Prudence In Netflix’s Sabrina Series
  3. 3.0 3.1 Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto (writer) & Krieger, Lee Toland (director) (October 26, 2018). "Chapter One: October Country". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 1. Episode 1. Netflix.
  4. Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto (writer) & Krieger, Lee Toland (director) (October 26, 2018). "Chapter Two: The Dark Baptism". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 1. Episode 2. Netflix.
  5. Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto (writer) & Sullivan, Kevin (director) (April 5, 2019). "Chapter Twelve: The Epiphany". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 2. Episode 1. Netflix.
  6. Kaufman, MJ & Ham, Christina (writers) & Goi, Michael (director) (April 5, 2019). "Chapter Thirteen: The Passion of Sabrina Spellman". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 2. Episode 2. Netflix.
  7. Oanh, Ly (writer) & Richardson-Whitfield, Salli (director) (April 5, 2019). "Chapter Fourteen: Lupercalia". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 2. Episode 3. Netflix.
  8. Maxwell, Ross (writer) & Garcia Lopez, Alex (director) (April 5, 2019). "Chapter Fifteen: Doctor Cerberus's House of Horror". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 2. Episode 4. Netflix.
  9. Barry, Matthew (writer) & Pillai, Alex (director) (April 5, 2019). "Chapter Sixteen: Blackwood". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 2. Episode 5. Netflix.
  10. Donna, Thorland (writer) & Seidenglanz, Rob (director) (April 5, 2019). "Chapter Seventeen: The Missionaries". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 2. Episode 6. Netflix.
  11. Hedtke, Christianne & Calhoon Bring, Lindsay (writer) & Negret, Antonio (director) (April 5, 2019). "Chapter Eighteen: The Miracles of Sabrina Spellman". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 2. Episode 7. Netflix.
  12. Conkel, Joshua (writer) & Sullivan, Kevin (director) (April 5, 2019). "Chapter Nineteen: The Mandrake". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 2. Episode 8. Netflix.
  13. Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto (writer) & Seidenglanz, Rob (director) (April 5, 2019). "Chapter Twenty: The Mephisto Waltz". Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 2. Episode 9. Netflix.
  14. 14.0 14.1 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Actress Tati Gabrielle Talks Prudence's Complicated Relationships - The Hollywood Reporter
  15. Tati Gabrielle On Season 2 of Netflix's "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"
  16. Season of the Witch (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Book 1)
  17. Daughter of Chaos (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Book 2)
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