|“||But then, I've always been daddy's little girl, haven't I?"||„|
|~ Hope, "A Family Affair"|
Hope, The Demi-Goddess of Dahak is a recurring character on Xena: Warrior Princess and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Hope is the daughter of Gabrielle and Dahak, the One God of Evil. When Gabrielle was forced to kill, while in a temple in Britannia, she loses her blood innocence. She is then raped by Dahak and impregnated with a child that would become Hope.
Within a few hours after being born, Hope makes her first kill. She develops rapidly, resembling a 10 year old girl at only 3-4 months old. When she releases Callisto from the lava river, she takes the alias of "Fayla" is told to kill Solan, Xena's son. This causes the Rift in Xena's and Gabrielle's relationship.
She and Ares then get together and create their own children - The Destroyers. When Hope gives birth to what should have been the Destroyers, only one survives. It rampages across Potidaea, killing everything in its sight. When Xena kills the Destroyer, in its pain, it swipes and stabs Hope, killing her.
She was played by Amy Morrison (10 Years Old) and Renee O'Connor.
Powers and Stats
Tier: At least 9-B
Name: Hope, Fayla, Daughter of Dahak, Bringer of Evil, the Instrument and Vessel of Evil
Age: 1 or 2
Powers and Abilities: Super strength, speed, and durability, Logia intangibility, healing, can shoot energy blasts, able to resurrect herself after death, Time Manipulation of various kinds (can stop time, travel through time, send others through time, loop time, and is immune to time stops), can open portals to other universes with the assistance of other gods, with prep she is capable of birthing Destroyers that gestate and age rapidly, telekinesis, can control the minds of others, psychometry
Attack Potency: At least Wall level+
Speed: Subsonic reactions via powerscaling
Lifting Strength: Several tons via powerscaling
Striking Strength: At least Wall Class+ via powerscaling
Durability: Small Building level via powerscaling
Stamina: Essentially limitless
Range: At least several kilometers, planetary/cross-dimensional w/portals
Standard Equipment: Nothing notable
Intelligence: Very cunning and manipulative. Constructed a plan to bring her father into the world by expertly manipulating Xena and Gabrielle's psyches, and formed strategic alliances with the likes of Ares and Callisto.
Weaknesses: Her child form may be weakened by the use of her powers, her mortal blood still leaves her vulnerable to death.