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The shapeshifter is cunning and ruthless, as it wants to kill Joanna Beauchamp, it has killed Maura's husband and brutally attacked Maura Thatcher. It has also freed Doug so he can go after Freya Beauchamp, to kill her as revenge.
Not much is known about the shapeshifter's life, though it is shown in later episodes that Penelope is the shifter. Penelope is none other than Athena, Archibald's daughter who has set out to avenge her father's death in the hands of Joanna Beauchamp many years ago. Athena had faked her death in th 1960s and assuming a new name (Penelope) and has come to East Haven to take revenge on Joanna.
In Pilot, The shapeshifter, was shown in the first minutes and brutally attacked Maura a Flatcher and killed her husband. Soon after, It showed the shapeshifter going to into the house of the Beauchamps' and freeing A man in the painting so he can go after Freya.
In Today I Am A Witch, Joanna has a nightmare where she is attacked by the shifter in her bedroom. The shifter strangles her, pinning her to her bed whilst holding an energy talisman made from her hair. Later in the episode, whilst Joanna is in the kitchen the shifter appears, Joanna uses her powers to telekentically move it away from her, pinning it against the wall however the shifter then attacks her the same way, throwing her across the room into the fridge, as the shifter is about to kill her, Freya Beauchamp arrives in time to save her mother and uses her power of Telekinesis to send a knife flying towards the shifter. The shifter narrowly misses the knife by a few inches, turning into a cloud of smoke and escaping via the fireplace.
Powers and Abilities
The shifter has many abilities. Her powers are ruled by her emotions like every Witch. The powers she possesses are...