- --You see the shadows and assume that by dispersing them you can get rid of me. But the darkness that flows through me is older than the sun itself.
- — Essence src
Essence was at one point romantically involved with Jason Todd when the both of them were with the All-Caste. She ended up turning on the All-Caste and for this reason Todd believes that she betrayed the All-Caste and lead their immortal enemies, the Untitled to the monastery, thus betraying them. However, when the two meet again, in the presence of Starfire and Roy Harper, Essence ends up explaining that Ducra and her were there the day that the Untitled reached into the waters of Absolute evil, thus becoming permanently connected to the Untitled.
- Unique Physiology: Essence is a being composed of shadows older than the sun itself.
- Blood Blade: A pair of magic swords similar to the All-Blade capable of absorbing the evil souls of the people it kills.
- 19 Appearances of Essence (Prime Earth)
- 7 Images featuring Essence (Prime Earth)
- 2 Quotations by or about Essence (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Essence (Prime Earth)