Nancy Downs is a troubled, ruthless teenager who exhibits no supernatural powers until united with Sarah, the completion to her coven consisting of her, Bonnie, Rochelle and Sarah.
Nancy was born on the 29th of January in 1980 to Grace Downs and an unnamed father. At some point in Nancy's life, her father left her and her mother to fend for themeselves. Years later, her mother married another man, Ray Sanders, who Nancy didn't exactly warm to. He often made inappropriate remarks to her and irritated her.
When Nancy began high school in 1994 or 1995, she befriended two girls: Bonnie Daniels and Rochelle Gordon. The three shared a mutual interest in witchcraft, so they formed a coven. They exhibited no supernatural powers until the arrival of a natural witch, Sarah Bailey.
Bonnie, who catches Sarah using magic in class, tells Nancy that Sarah is the fourth girl to complete their coven. But Nancy shrugs her off by telling her that they don't need a fourth person. Finally, Nancy gives in to Bonnie'stheory and introduces herself to Sarah. Nancy, Bonnie and Rochelle take Sarah to an Occult Shop, which the trio visit frequently, and this is how Sarah discovers that the three girls are practicing witches. When the same vagrant begins to harass Sarah, the four girls share a thought; a car would hit the vagrant and it did, leading Nancy to believe that with Sarah the quad, capable of actual supernatural abilites, which goes to Nancy's head. Nancy begins to devle deeper and deeper that her addiction for absolute power consumes her that she invokes the deity, Manon. Lirio stated that Nancy took this invocation to a dark place, using the power she was channeling the darkside of Manon, allowing Nancy to kill Chris and Ray, causing Nancy to go insane and attempts to use her powers to kill Sarah. Sarah, who also invoked Manon, binds Nancy form doing harm which eliminated her abilities forever leaving her insane and locked deep in a mental institution.
Nancy is a Goth Girl. She has jet black hair cut-short, slate grey eyes, and pale skin. She often wears maroon lipstick with black eyeliner and is commonly shown wearing black clothes or her school uniform and cross earrings. Nancy is not afraid to get in trouble, as she loves the thrill of it. Nancy dreams of getting a lot of power, but feels she doens't need anyone to get it. She has short black hair which she pulls back into a ponytail or pigtales, or sometimes curles. Nancy has a troubled background. Her mother is divorced and re-married to Ray, an abusive alcoholic.
Chris Hooker Offscreen, Nancy and Chris used to date. However, Chris only used her for sex, gave her a STD, dumped her and spread rumor around school saying that she's a whore who gave him STDs. Nancy warned Sarah about Chris's womanizing demeanor, "He spreads disease. I know, I speak from a personal experience... HE'S A JERK!" Being bullied at school because of his lies caused a deep hatred towards Chris and the entire school. Eventually, Nancy used the glamour spell, disguised herself as Sarah, tricks Chris into having sex with her, and then used her telekinesis powers to push him out the window.
Ray Sanders is Nancy's step-dad after Nancy's biological dad left her offscreen. Ray and Nancy don't have a very loving relationship as Ray often makes inappropreate remarks to Nancy which offends her. Ray also was abusive to Nancy's mother, Grace, which makes Nancy angry, eventually Nancy used her powers to give Ray a heart attack.
When Sarah Bailey first arrived in L.A, Nancy didn't consider her to be "the fourth" as Bonnie said. But when Sarah displayed magical powers, Nancy instantly warmed to her as she found Sarah as a catalyst to access her full powers. In the beginning of the film, the two were very good friends, but when Nancy began to abuse her magic, Sarah became frightened of Nancy's hunger for more and more power. Eventually, Sarah had to strip Nancy and her powers for good, leaving Nancy completely insane.
Powers and AbilitesEdit
In the beginning, Nancy had no powers until Sarah completed the coven. As a witch, Nancy is a capable of performing spells and glamours as well as projecting and performing incredible magical features. It was implied in early in the film, and in the shooting script, that the abilities Nancy displayed before invoking Manon were merely a result of her leaching Sarah's power.
When Nancy successfully invokes Manon, she is channeling all of his power, giving her incredibly powerful abilites.
Nancy is no longer capable of these powers due to Sarah binding them because of her misuse of them.
- Magic: The ability to connect with the mystical forces of nature and bend the universe to her liking.
- Telekinesis: The ability to move objects with one's mind.
- Levitation: The ability to suspend above the ground.
- Glamouring: The ability to conceal the true form of an object.
- Spell casting: The ability to cast spells.
- Pyrokinesis: The ability to manipulate and create fire.
- Weather manipulation: The ability to manipulate weather patterns.
- Technopathy: The ability to manipulate technology.
- Telepathy: The ability to read the thoughts of others and enter another's mind.
- Dream manipulation/entering: The ability to enter and control another's dreams.
Back in the old days. If a witch betrayed her coven... they would kill her.
Punk rock, let's go
Listen lady, I'm a big girl, now please, just sell me the book
- She was born January 29, 1980.
- Her catchprase is "punk rock".
- She is 16-years-old.
- She is the only one to drive.
- She is a Goth Girl.
- ↑ Lost her powers due to misuse of them