10 Most Powerful Vampires in the Twilight Movies

It’s been 10 years since the first Twilight movie was released. Since then, the Twilight series launched a massive pop following. Who could ever forget the long lines of fans just to see their favorite Twilight character?

The last installment, Breaking Dawn, came out in 2012 and the hysteria has faded. As the fans moved on from one vampire movie to another, let’s take a step back at the past and reminisce the sweet moments Twilight brought us.

To honor this huge installment movie, let’s take a look back at the characters that grazed our screens. Below are 10 of the most powerful vampires in Twilight movies, ranked from weakest to strongest.

  1. Demetri

Demetri is one of the most feared members among the Volturi. He’s like the GPS of the vampires. As long as he physically encountered them before, there’s no hiding from this powerful vampire. He can track them using his minds; you may hide all you want but Demetri can certainly locate you even if you hide in the deepest part of the world.

He must be a valued member of the Volturi, they even ended the life of their old tracker just to get Demetri instead. When he’s not needed for tracking, he mostly stays in the background and is usually seen rather than heard.

  1. Kate

Breaking Dawn introduced us to a lot of new vampires when the Cullens had to find a lot of vampires to testify that Renesmee is just a mortal child.

Kate is a member of the Denali coven that Carlisle mentioned in the past installments. Just like the Cullens, Kate is a “vegetarian” and one of the best fighters of the Denali coven sisters. Kate possesses a remarkable emotional and physical strength. You would remember her as one of the strong forces who fought against some of the most senior members of the Volturi just to help the Cullens in protecting Renesmee.

  1. James

James was the main antagonist of Twilight. This sadistic and unusually gifted tracker does not get satisfaction in just tracking his preys. He enjoys the whole process of it; he gets his thrill by playing and manipulating his poor victims.

James latches on to the scent of his target and uses a heightened sixth sense to track not just humans but vampires as well. It’s no wonder that Laurent, another member of James’ coven, calls him the most lethal and gifted tracker he’s ever known.

  1. Victoria

Victoria became the antagonist of both New Moon and Eclipse after her mate James’ life was taken by the Cullens. She was so consumed with her rage that he made destroying Bella a mission as her revenge for the demise of her beloved.

She may not look like that powerful at first glance, but her true power is her self-preservation skills. She always manages to stay alive, regardless if she’s being pursued by an entire family of powerful vampire or an entire pack of strong werewolves.

  1. Alec

One of the highest ranking members of the Volturi, Alec along with his twin sister Jane is two of the main offensive weapons of the clan.

He may look young but he possesses a powerful gift that can take down any vampire regardless of size or other mental abilities. He can make his target completely sensory deprived. To make him even more powerful, his power can affect multiple victims at once.

  1. Jane

Alec’s twin sister, Jane, plays the other half of the Volturi’s offensive plan. Just like his twin brother, Alec has the power to take down any vampire she chooses just by simply staring at them. Vampires who have heard of her are terribly scared of Jane. Aside from being one of the most feared vampires, Jane gets a twisted sort of joy when she tortures her victims.

  1. Edward Cullen

Edward has shown his power since the very first Twilight movie. His most natural power is being able to read minds. While other vampires need to focus or touch their subjects, Edward can easily hear the thoughts of other people around him without these factors. Of course, the exception of this is Bella, which is why Edward was intrigued her.

Aside from his ability to read minds, he also possesses tremendous strength. Both lovebirds James and Victoria ended their lives at the hands of Edward.

  1. Bella Swan Cullen

Bella might have possessed a strong power even when she was human. Edward’s psychic ability does not work on her and Jane’s psychic torture did not work on her either.

This ability turned into a psychic shield when she became a vampire; this shield can even extend over other people with some effort. Anyone within its radius is safe from another vampire’s psychic effects when she’s turning her shield on.

The fact that Twilight movies hold many powerful vampires, their powers become null and void because of Bella’s powers. Her defensive power makes her a vampire that you don’t want to mess with.

  1. Aro

Aro, the leader of the Volturi, is at the number two spot of our list. He is one of the oldest vampires, being around since 1300 BC in Greece. The fact that he managed to stay alive this long is already a living testament of his power.

Aro can also read minds but unlike Edward, he can only hear the current thoughts of his target. But once he touches you, he can have access to every thought you’ve ever had. He uses this power to manipulate his victims and finds way to enhance his powers.

  1. Benjamin

We may only know him in Breaking Dawn but Benjamin has proven that he’s the most powerful vampire introduced in the series.

Benjamin was one of the vampires who bear witness to Renesmee’s mortal existence. He the only known vampire who has the power of manipulating the natural elements: earth, water, air and fire. We witnessed his power in the final battle of the movie when he opened up a rift in the ground so deep it leads to the magma below.

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