Her Wiccan powers were focused on moving objects with her mind, and altering reality. Besides this, Prue possessed the basic powers of a witch: the ability to cast spells, brew potions and channeling external forces of power. She could also access The Power of Three, the collective power of the Charmed Ones.
Prue worked as a successful photo journalist at 415 Magazine, a career she wanted to pursue since her youth, but had given up until being introduced to the world of magic made her realize that her dreams were worth fighting for.
Despite her formidable powers and sharp intellect, Prue was tragically murdered on May 17, 2021, in her own home by the Source of All Evil's personal assassin, Shax, which temporarily severed The Power of Three altogether.
For years, her sisters thought that she was living happily in the afterlife with their mother and grandmother, though they were eventually told that Prue had been reincarnated. However, Prue had actually disappeared and Patty gave Cole Turner the task of finding her. Cole eventually discovered that Prue had inhabited the body of a comatose witch, and taken the identity of Patience. As Patience, Prue lived in Salem, Massachusetts and runs "Salem Witch House", a tourist attraction. Though Prue initially chose to keep her distance from her sisters out of fear of the cataclysmic consequences, she eventually decided to return to San Francisco when her youngest sister, Paige Matthews, arrived in search of a candidate for Magic School who worked at "Salem Witch House", and was happily reunited with Piper and Phoebe.
Ultimately, after vanquishing the Darklighter Rennek and absorbing the Empyreal Sword, the Grimoire and the All into herself, she became the caretaker of the connection between Earth to the Upper Regions and to the Underworld. Over the course of the year, she began to pose a threat to her family and eventually, despite her best intentions and efforts, became a calamity to mankind. She has since rejoined her family in the afterlife.
Powers and Abilities
According to the Elders, as a firstborn of the Charmed Ones, Prue has inherited great, but devastating power. Piper states that Prue's magic is the strongest amongst the Charmed Ones, while the seer Kyra reiterates this sentiment when she states that Prue might be the greatest witch the world may ever know. Along with all the standard abilities of a human/witch, Prue possessed several distinct active powers:
- Projection: Prue had the ability to manipulate reality in a localized radius. Her projection power was channeled through imagination, high levels of emotions, and the will to let things happen. Prue required an intense amount of concentration to employ this power effectively. By this using power effectively, Prue has the potential to access a plethora of different powers.
- Astral Projection: The ability to project an astral form of oneself outside of the body.
- Augmentation: The ability to enhance the powers of magical beings or objects. Prue used this to help Piper defeat Shax.
- Life Draining: The ability to drain the life out of living beings. The first time Billie used Projection, she drained the life from a plant.
- Nature Enhancement: The ability to grow, augment or restore life to plants.
- Mind Manipulation: Prue accessed this power through Projection. She was able to stop her sisters from trying to kill her by changing their minds.
- Time Travel: The ability to project oneself into a different place in time. Prue first used this to find her sisters in the past.
- Transformation: The ability to manipulate reality and transform matter into something else. Billie once accidentally transformed her parents into assassins.