Darkling was the last male Banshee.
Darkling had been presumably working for the Auphe since before Cal's birth. In Nightlife he possessed Cal. Afterwords, he hired werewolves to kill George and later on Cal 's brother, Niko and his friend Robin Goodfellow. When Cal was on the verge of death, Darkling left his body and was killed by Cal within Rafferty's home.
- Darkling was able to hide and travel through mirrors
- Darkling was able to possess a human, or near-human being
- Darkling spoke the Auphe language
- Darkling was able to access repressed memories
- Darkling had a talent for music and sound.