Xena: Warrior Princess: Season 2, Episode 14

A Necessary Evil (10 Feb. 1997)

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Velasca makes herself a god with ambrosia and seeks vengeance on Gabrielle.



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Velasca makes herself a god with ambrosia and seeks vengeance on Gabrielle.

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The "new" Xena kills less often than then "old" Xena, but still quite often. In this episode, Xena appears to kill both Callisto and Velasca by cutting the rope bridge they are fighting each other on, dropping them into a lava stream below. However, it will later be revealed that this is not enough to kill someone who's eaten Ambrosia, so the "new" Xena's body-count after this episode is still 58, unchanged since Season 2, Episode 8. See more »


Callisto: Such a pretty day for a blood bath.
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The reputation of the Amazon Nation was not harmed despite Velasca's overly radical adherence to an otherwise valid belief system. See more »

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