Season: 5, Episodes: 2, Faction: The Others


Erik was an Other that confronted Sawyer, Kate, and an injured young Ben in the jungle.


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Fertility (Water)

Fertility (Vegetation)



5×11 – Whatever Happened, Happened


He agreed to bring them to Richard. He also expressed a concern about healing Ben, saying that they should check with Ellie and Charles. (“Whatever Happened, Happened”)

5×15 – Follow the Leader


After Faraday was shot and killed by Ellie, she and Widmore argued about taking the survivors to the bomb. Ellie decided to bring Erik on Jack’s mission to retrieve the Jughead.


While trekking to the bomb’s location the group stopped at the stream where they needed to swim under to reach the tunnels.


Erik was shot and killed by Sayid while he attempted to stop Kate from leaving. (“Follow the Leader”)

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Decoded Season 1 & 2 Characters

Sayid Jarrah

Kate Austen

Jack Shephard

Charles Widmore

Decoded Season 3 & 4 Characters

Eloise Hawking

Richard Alpert

Daniel Faraday

Key Episode(s) to Decoding the Character

5x11 "Whatever Happened, Happened"

5x15 "Follow the Leader"

Wiki Info

In Egyptian mythology Kneph was originally the breath of life, his name meaning soul-breath. Indeed, according to Plutarch and Diodorus, kneph was identical with the Greek pneuma. Kneph in this context was a spirit that breathed life into things, giving them form.

Kneph eventually became considered to be the creator god himself, in Elephantine, although his identity was finally assimilated into the more important god Amun.

In art, Kneph was depicted as a ram, the animal symbolic of the ba, a major aspect of the Egyptian notion of the soul; the Egyptian word for “ram” was “ba”. He was also depicted wearing a uraeus, symbolic of his authority, as creator. In his hand he always bears the ankh, symbol of life.

In his book, “The Encircled Serpent,” M. Oldfield Howey, identifies Kneph with a snake, referring to him as “the anointed serpent”. He also relates the etymology of the name, “Kneph” with “Christ” (the anointed one) and the Hindu god, Krishna.


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