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{{Weapons
 
{{Weapons
|image= [[File:603LotsSalt.jpg]][[File:RaphaelLotsSalt.jpg]]
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|image= [[File:603LotsSalt.jpg|350px]]
 
|name= Salt Crystal
 
|name= Salt Crystal
|Manufacturer= [[God]]
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|Manufacturer= [[Smiting|Angel smiting]]
|Powers= Can turn a human into a pile of salt.
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|Powers= Can turn a human into a pillar of salt
 
|location= Unknown
 
|location= Unknown
|owners =
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|owners = [[Balthazar]]
 
|episodes= [[6.03 The Third Man]]
 
|episodes= [[6.03 The Third Man]]
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{{Quotation
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|text= Same thing happened to Lot's wife. Iodize the poor sucker, and your kitchen is stocked for life.
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|author= [[Balthazar]]
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|source= [[6.03 The Third Man]]
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}}
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
This crystallized rock can transform a human’s body into a pillar of [[salt]]. [[Balthazar]] steals this weapon from [[Heaven]]. He later uses it to transform [[Raphael]]'s [[vessel]] into a pillar of salt in order to save [[Castiel]].<sup>[[6.03 The Third Man]]</sup>
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According to [[Castiel]], it was created the last time an angel smiting occurred when Lot's wife turned to salt. This crystallized rock can transform a human’s body into a pillar of [[salt|rock salt]]. [[Balthazar]] steals this weapon from [[Heaven]]'s armory, and later uses it to transform [[Raphael]]'s [[vessel]] into a pillar of salt in order to save Castiel.<sup>[[6.03 The Third Man]]</sup>
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==Episodes==
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===[[6.03 The Third Man]]===
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Before [[Raphael]] has a chance to kill [[Castiel]], [[Balthazar]] appears with Lot's Salt Crystal to destroy [[Raphael]]'s [[vessel]], [[Donnie Finnerman]], by transforming the vessel into a pillar of rock [[salt]], thus forcing him to leave and search for a new vessel.
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|[[File:BalthazarLot'sSalt.jpg|thumb|left|350px|Balthazar uses Lot's Salt against [[Raphael]].]]
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|[[File:RaphaelLotsSalt.jpg|thumb|right|350px|Raphael's vessel, [[Donnie Finnerman]], is turned into rock salt.]]
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===[[11.10 The Devil in the Details]]===
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[[Castiel]] tells Dean that when angels in Heaven pool their collective power for a mass smiting the effect can lead to a person being turned into a pillar of salt, as with Lot's wife.
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===[[14.19 Jack in the Box]]===
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After being manipulated by [[Dumah]], [[Jack]] turns an atheist into salt with his powers, not requiring the weapon to do so. At the Bunker, Castiel mentions how Lot's wife was punished by turning her into a pillar of salt and how the power necessary to do so cannot be done by a typical angel.
  
 
==Lot's Salt in Lore==
 
==Lot's Salt in Lore==
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* This Heavenly weapon was referred to (thus named) as the "Salt Crystal" in the ''Official Supernatural Magazine'' (Issue #22).
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* This Heavenly weapon was referred to as the "Salt Crystal" in the ''Official Supernatural Magazine'' (Issue #22).
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 21:54, 18 June 2019


603LotsSalt.jpg
Name Salt Crystal
Manufacturer Angel smiting
Powers Can turn a human into a pillar of salt
Location/Owners Unknown
Episodes 6.03 The Third Man

Same thing happened to Lot's wife. Iodize the poor sucker, and your kitchen is stocked for life.

Balthazar, 6.03 The Third Man

History

According to Castiel, it was created the last time an angel smiting occurred when Lot's wife turned to salt. This crystallized rock can transform a human’s body into a pillar of rock salt. Balthazar steals this weapon from Heaven's armory, and later uses it to transform Raphael's vessel into a pillar of salt in order to save Castiel.6.03 The Third Man

Episodes

6.03 The Third Man

Before Raphael has a chance to kill Castiel, Balthazar appears with Lot's Salt Crystal to destroy Raphael's vessel, Donnie Finnerman, by transforming the vessel into a pillar of rock salt, thus forcing him to leave and search for a new vessel.

Balthazar uses Lot's Salt against Raphael.
Raphael's vessel, Donnie Finnerman, is turned into rock salt.

11.10 The Devil in the Details

Castiel tells Dean that when angels in Heaven pool their collective power for a mass smiting the effect can lead to a person being turned into a pillar of salt, as with Lot's wife.

14.19 Jack in the Box

After being manipulated by Dumah, Jack turns an atheist into salt with his powers, not requiring the weapon to do so. At the Bunker, Castiel mentions how Lot's wife was punished by turning her into a pillar of salt and how the power necessary to do so cannot be done by a typical angel.

Lot's Salt in Lore

Lot was forewarned by angels of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. As he and his family left Sodom, his wife looked back despite the angels telling them not to, and she was turned into a pillar of salt.

This story, including why Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed, can be found in the Bible: Genesis 19:1-26. The section where Lot's wife looks back is in Gen 19:24-26.

Trivia

  • This Heavenly weapon was referred to as the "Salt Crystal" in the Official Supernatural Magazine (Issue #22).

See also