Merely perceiving their true form - even psychically - typically results in blindness, as the appearance of their natural "visage" is overwhelming; it is capable of burning an individual's eyes from their sockets, although certain "special people" are able to withstand their true appearances and voices.
Supernatural has featured many other recurring guests that take part in story arcs that span a portion of a season.
Occasionally, the recurring guest storylines will span multiple seasons.
Angels require a particular vessel to reach their full potential, people being "chosen" to be their hosts or "true vessels".
Most angels are portrayed as emotionless authoritarian beings.
During a conflict with Raphael and his henchmen, Balthazar destroys the archangel's vessel with Lot's Salt.
Dean then traps Balthazar in a ring of Holy Fire and forces him to give up the boy's soul.He tells Sam that he would need the blood of his father (that needn't come from the "father of your blood"), prompting Sam to try to kill Bobby before he is subdued, Dean and Death managing to recover Sam's soul.Balthazar transports Sam and Dean to an alternate universe, in "The French Mistake", to evade the angelic hit man Virgil and gives them a key which he claims opens where the weapons he stole from Heaven are stored.Supernatural is an American television drama series created by writer and producer Eric Kripke, and was initially broadcast by The WB.After its first season, The WB and UPN merged to form The CW, which is the current broadcaster for the show in the United States.Balthazar claims he had saved the Titanic simply because he detested the movie and subsequent eponymous song.