Charon is a character on ABC's Once Upon a Time. He is the ferryman of souls to the underworld.


Season 5

When the Fury abducts Robin Hood, Charon arrives to collect them. However, Robin's friends vanquish the Fury, and so Charon returns to the underworld. Later, Charon travels every previous Dark One to Storybrooke from the depths of the underworld, when Hook opens a portal to the Underworld using the blood of Rumplestiltskin. Charon later takes Emma, David, Snow, Regina, Henry, Robin Hood and Rumplestiltskin to the Underworld to rescue Hook.


  • None known (family)

Status: Existing


  • He is based on the undead ferryman from Greek Mythology.
  • Those who Charon are assigned to take to the underworld are branded with the Mark of Charon.


  • S5, E02: "The Price" 
  • S5, E10: "Broken Heart" 
  • S5, E11: "Swan Song" 
  • S5, E12: "Souls of the Departed"