The Water Totem was a mystical object that allowed the user to harness the power of water. It was once owned by Kuasa. It is one of six other mystical Zambesi totems created by Anansi presented to the great tribes.[1] It was destroyed but when Kuasa was resurrected, her being was merged with the totem, giving her access to its powers independently.


The five great Zambesi tribes presented with mystical totems

After the people of Zambesi faced numerous attacks from their neighbors and nature, they prayed for protection. Their prayers were answered as the five great tribes were each presented a mystical totem harnessing a power of each elemental forces. A tribe was presented the Water Totem, the totem with the power of water.[1]

It eventually found its way in to the hands of a collector in Star City. Mari McCabe and Kuasa sought to steal it from them, but Kuasa stole it first, fighting Mari with the Totem. However, she was soon overpowered by Mari's friends and convinced to use it against Benatu Eshu.[2] She did so, attempting to combat his fire with her water. However, she was overpowered and ultimately killed, along with the totem being completely destroyed.[3]

Later on it was mentioned that when destroyed it merged with Kuasa giving her the same powers as the totem without the need for it.[4]

Powers and abilities

  • Hydrokinesis: The Totem allowed the user to harness the power of water.[2][3]
    • Water Blasts: The Totem can summon and release blasts of water to attack enemies.
    • Hydrophysiology: After Kuasa's resurrection she still carried the totem's powers and gained the ability to transform her body into water.



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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Episode 1"
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Episode 4"
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Episode 5"
  4. Helen Hunt
  5. "Episode 5"