|“||The Travelers' knife? No way. I just got rid of that thing.||”|
— Matt about the Traveler Knife in Fifty Shades of Grayson
The Traveler Knife was a mystical blade that was formerly in the possession of Gregor, a member of the Travelers. It has the power to permanently kill a Passenger without killing the host in the process. In Resident Evil, the last known knife was destroyed by Markos, the leader of the Travelers.
The origin of the Traveler knives are unknown, but it can be assumed that they are old, since Katherine Pierce recognized one from her human life as a Traveler, though her family chose not to practice magic. It is likely that the blades were forged around 2,000 years ago, when the Travelers were first punished for Qetsiyah and Silas' spell; since Passenger spells were used as a work-around for the effects of the Travelers' Curse that prevented the Travelers from performing magic in groups or settling as a community, it would make sense that the knives were created to counter this loophole.
Throughout The Vampire Diaries Series
In True Lies, Gregor used the last knife to threaten Silas. Nadia took the blade from him and killed him in order to prove that she was loyal to Silas.
In Original Sin, Gregor asked Nadia where his body is. He went there in Matt's body to dig his body up and take the blade. Matt awoke the following day in muddy shoes and a blade in his pocket.
In For Whom the Bell Tolls, Matt told about his problem and the blade to Jeremy. He has decided to set cameras around the house to track what he is doing. Tomorrow he checked the videos. In the video, Gregor possessed Matt and called his friend Kristof. Then he approached the camera and told Matt that at some point his friend will come to look for the blade. Matt's only task is to protect it.
In Dead Man on Campus, Matt gave the blade to Katherine who gave it to Nadia.
In Fifty Shades of Grayson, Nadia told Katherine that she can use the blade in order to extend her life. When she said that she did not want it, Nadia gave the blade back to Matt.
In Gone Girl, Stefan used the knife to kill Katherine.
In Resident Evil, The passenger inside Tyler gave the last known traveler knife to Markos who destroyed it with fire.
- True Lies
- Original Sin
- For Whom the Bell Tolls
- Dead Man on Campus
- Fifty Shades of Grayson
- Gone Girl
- Resident Evil
- It is also possible that, instead of being created in Ancient Greece in the 1st century BC, the Traveler knives were created in the 12th century AD by the The Witch of The Five when she magically transformed five ordinary men into the first generation of the supernatural hunters known as the Brotherhood of the Five.