Gabriel is thousands of years old and is known as ‘the trickster’. He looks just like Richard Speight, Jr. and is open. He is an angelwith the mantle of sloth.
Gabriel is an archangel who’s known as a trickster. Having grown tired of watching his brothers fight each other in Heaven, he fled to Earth thousands of years ago, assuming the role of a Pagan trickster. He decides to go after the “high and mighty” and starts to terrorize a college campus, bringing several urban legends to life. Sam and Dean Winchester investigate and eventually figure out his identity, though the Trickster is waiting for them and offers a peaceful resolution so long as they let him leave to terrorize another town. The Winchesters refuse and attack him with the help of fellow hunter Bobby Singer, and the Trickster fakes his own death.
When Dean and Sam become trapped in a TV world, where they are a part of variations of real TV shows, Dean realizes the Trickster is in fact a much more powerful creature than they thought, and they trap him in a burning circle of holy oil. The Trickster applauds them, reveals that he is in fact the archangel Gabriel and tells them the reason he trapped them is because he wanted both of them to say yes to becoming Michael’s and Lucifer’s vessels so the Apocalypse can finally end, as he cannot handle seeing the fighting between his brothers anymore. Gabriel tells them they were always meant to fight each other because the lives of the brothers mirror the lives of Michael and Lucifer. Dean and Sam still refuse, but before they leave, Dean frees Gabriel from his trap and accuses him of giving up because he’s simply too afraid to stand up to his own family. Gabriel is left behind, wondering what to do next.
Gabriel returns, attending the summit of pagan gods under the guise of Loki; however, he intends to rescue the brothers as their plan to lure Lucifer would easily fail, and Lucifer would slaughter them all. As he intends to prevent Kali, an old flame, from suffering a bloody fate, he tries to get them out; but he tells them he cannot rescue the pagan’s hostages as it would be too difficult. However, later he is forced to comply; the rescue attempt results in the brothers’ capture once again. Kali (who is keeping the brothers from leaving as their spilled blood binds them to her) reveals she, along with the other gods, knew of his identity for a while. Kali takes his sword and stabs him with it apparently killing him, but Gabriel appears to Dean and reveals the sword was a fake and suggests Dean should seduce Kali so they can escape. Mercury betrays the other gods to Lucifer who slaughters them all. Gabriel is then forced to step in, allowing Kali and the brothers to leave. He follows the brothers to Falls Church, keeping to his old tricks, but finds new loyalties in the town.
Brother to Michael
Brother to Castiel