There's A New Warlock In Town: Everything We Know About Iris Rouse So Far

S2E5 introduced us to a mysterious new character and her creepy family.


1. We learned that Iris is roughly 670 years old and originally from France.

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She's aged really well!

2. Her case file shows she has numerous Clave violations for Dark Magic offenses.

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She spent eight years in The City of Bones for her crimes so they must have been serious.

3. And one of her specialities is Interdimensional Transition Magic.

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It seems like she's extremely powerful -- maybe more powerful than Magnus?

4. As well as being a Warlock, Iris also works as a doctor for Mundanes.

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She lives and works in her luxurious townhouse.

5. She proved that she's able to bring creatures back from the dead.

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Although later we found out the dangers of Dark Magic like this.

6. She seems to distrust Shadowhunters.

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Iris refused to let Alec bring his bow inside or stay with Clary during the ritual.

7. But she was willing to help Clary in exchange for a favor.

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Clary even took a blood oath agreeing to help Iris.

8. After Clary changed her mind and halted the ritual to bring Jocelyn back, Iris revealed her real intentions.

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She wanted to force Clary to have a Warlock baby!

9. She had a pet Demon in her basement.

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Thankfully Clary destroyed it before it could harm her.

10. Alec discovered that Iris had already created several Warlock babies.

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And memory wiped their mothers!

11. Iris escaped through a portal with Madzie, one of the Warlock children.

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And she still believes Clary owes her a favor!

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Did you guess what Iris was planning to do with Clary? Or were you totally shocked? Tell us in the comments!

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