Rumplestiltskin uses his dagger to cut off his own shadow, which becomes alive, then commands his shadow to hide the dagger in a location that not even Rumplestiltskin will find. The shadow does this, but when Rumplestiltskin wants it back so that he can defeat Peter Pan, Rumplestiltskin's shadow returns to Rumplestiltskin's body, thus giving him the dagger.
- Rumplestiltskin (body)
Status: Returned to body
- The shadow belongs to the body of the imp from the fairytale Rumplestiltskin.
- S3, E02: "Lost Girl"
- S3, E11: "Going Home"