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->''"WITCH, n. (1) Any ugly and repulsive old woman, in a wicked league with the devil. (2) A beautiful and attractive young woman, in wickedness a league beyond the devil."''
-->-- '''Creator/AmbroseBierce''', ''Literature/TheDevilsDictionary''

This is what the CuteWitch often [[SheIsAllGrownUp grows up to be]], [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld if she grows up]], and if she doesn't lose her powers at a certain age. Whether a member of a WitchSpecies or an ordinary human, she is a MysteriousWoman with strange, magical, or seemingly magical powers, at least in the eyes of other characters or the audience. She also happens to be sexy or at least elegant. While the WickedWitch is traditionally ugly on the outside and evil on the inside, she's the exact opposite, beautiful and charming. Because BeautyEqualsGoodness, she's usually at least somewhat benevolent. If she's less than completely noble in her intentions, she'll be a LoveableRogue or AffablyEvil at worst. She might keep a black cat and a broom, but rarely wears the full witch outfit. Usually, the Hot Witch either dresses in stylish ordinary or modern clothing, or else very revealing attire. In the latter case she's often presumed to be a [[EvilIsSexy sexy villain]], but often turns out to be a GoodBadGirl instead.

The Hot Witch is not a Cute Witch. The Cute Witch is a MagicalGirl who wears the stereotypical (or maybe just traditional) paraphernalia of witches and is cute in the "adorable" or Japanese UsefulNotes/{{kawaisa}} sense. She's also typically not yet out of her teens, [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld or at least looks like it]]. When you see her, you think "Awwww". In contrast, the Hot Witch is attractive in a Western sexy, elegant, {{mysterious|Woman}} way. She's invariably in at least her later teens, if not her 20s or older. When fanboys see her, they think "HelloNurse!".

The Hot Witch is ''usually'' not a VainSorceress or a BlackMagicianGirl, either. The Vain Sorceress is obsessed with using magic to maintain her beauty. If the Hot Witch uses magic to stay beautiful, it is not an obsession that clouds her ability to have other concerns. The BlackMagicianGirl's primary characteristic is the use of magic for offense, and is usually an ActionGirl. The Hot Witch's powers and personality are of a more subtle and mysterious nature. If they're using their magic to only ''appear'' beautiful to others, see MasterOfIllusion. If they actually change their own, usually ugly form to something beautiful to tempt someone, see ShapeshiftingSeducer.

It should be noted that this trope is ''much'' OlderThanTheyThink, given that the original descriptions of a witch was a young, attractive, and wise woman, before it was changed to the ugly, evil hag much more commonly known today.

Contrast WickedWitch. Also, don't confuse this trope for another type of [[BurnTheWitch Hot Witch.]]
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[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''Manga/SoulEater'': Most witches in the manga, and they ''really'' aren't benevolent. The ones that take the more adversarial roles are [[EvilIsSexy hotter than anyone who is named after a Gorgon has any right to be.]]
%%** [[CatGirl Blair]] is really a cat with magical powers, but does not make her any less a hot witch.
* ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' has an entire gaggle of witches, all of which either fall into this trope or CuteWitch. All of them are incredibly powerful nigh-reality warpers in frilly dresses.
%% ** Beatrice has an added [[ToplessnessFromTheBack Sexy Back]] to her dress.
%% ** Featherine's outfit resembles a kimono with the sleeves and collarbone fabric removed.
* Yuuko Ichihara from ''Manga/XXXHolic'', aka the Dimension Witch, who is an incredibly powerful sorceress with [[UnlimitedWardrobe constantly changing attire]] and ankle-length hair.
%% * Letty from ''TheMikosWordsAndTheWitchesIncantations''.
%% * AntiVillain Kagura from ''Manga/InuYasha'' is hardly benevolent, but as she puts it, her career in villainy "wasn't by choice".
%% * From ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'':
%% ** Ruby
%% ** Yukari's mother.
%% ** Mizore
%% ** Kurumu.
%% ** Mizore's mother
%% ** Kurumu's mother
* Dorothy from ''Manga/{{MAR}}'', who is a sexy version of the [[Literature/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz Wicked Witch of the West]]!
* Two witches in ''Grimm's Fairy Tale Classics'' fit this trope - the one in "The Iron Stove" (who more closely resembles a succubus than a typical witch) and the one in "The Water Nixie" (who wears a pink see-through dress). Both witches are the villains of their respective episodes. (Both of these episodes were not dubbed into English.)
* Schierke's teacher Flora from ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' was a Hot Witch back in her day. We see a glimpse of her youthful appearance [[spoiler:when she dies and holds back Grunbeld to allow Guts and his nakama time to escape,]] as Flora retains her youth for a few pages.
%% * If you left aside the whole theories about Anthy, from ''RevolutionaryGirlUtena'', being a WickedWitch or a DamselInDistress ([[NinjaPirateZombieRobot or both]]), she for sure is magical and attractive.
%% * Urd from ''Manga/AhMyGoddess''. She's a goddess rather than just a witch, but she fits the trope perfectly otherwise.
%% * C.C. from ''Anime/CodeGeass'' is one of the more [[AntiHero Anti-Heroic]] examples.
%% * The title character of ''{{Kurohime}}'' is incredibly beautiful, however she is also an arrogant bitch. However, that is just a JerkassFacade and she actually shows traits of SugarAndIcePersonality.
%% * Ayaka Kagari in ''WitchCraftWorks'' is one Hot Witch.
* The witches from ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' start out as {{Cute Witch}}es, and briefly qualify as hot witches before their magic starts to fade. How much they play this up vary from character to character, with the straightest examples being GlamorousWartimeSinger Minna and DangerDeadpan Shirley.
%% * Chihiro from ''SeikimatsuOccultGakuin''.
%% * Li Yelan from ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura''. Even [[Creator/{{CLAMP}} in a universe populated by]] TheBeautifulElite, she stands out.
* True Witch Fabia Crozelg of ''Manga/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaVivid'' is shown to have an OlderAlterEgo that turns her into this, giving her a more developed body in [[{{Stripperiffic}} a less developed witch-based barrier jacket]].
* Majorina from ''Anime/SmilePrettyCure'' can transform from an ugly, old WickedWitch into a young, tall Hot Witch.
* In ''Manga/NanatsuNoTaizai'', [[GenderBlenderName Merlin]] makes her grand entrance when the mysterious cloaked figure following King Arthur around turns out to be a gorgeous, raven-haired beauty in thigh-high boots, a jacket that she doesn't even bother to close up in the front, and tiny, tiny shorts. All black, with heart-shaped buttons, including one on her shorts just above her crotch.
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[[folder:Art and Photography]]
* The scantily-attired Hot Witch is a staple of Halloween-themed [[PublicExposure pin-up art]], both vintage and modern.
* [[http://www.spd.org/images/blog/2000%20Smith_thumb_w_580.jpg This 2000 Halloween cover]] from ''The New Yorker'' magazine. She wears highly erotic high heels, stockings with garters and a very tight and revealing dress. She has nice legs and nice boobs. And she's riding her broomstick very sexily. Wow.
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* Desire's story in ''ComicBook/TheSandman: Endless Nights'' features a witch who is naked all the time. [[EroticEating Payment for her services is a sausage.]]
* Pretty much the entire point of ''Comicbook/TarotWitchOfTheBlackRose'', who, like all the witches in that series, is an [[MostCommonSuperpower extremely voluptuous]] woman who wears [[{{Fanservice}} very little clothing]].
* Comicbook/{{Zatanna}} in Franchise/TheDCU, who is a very beautiful (as comic-book superheroines almost invariably are) woman whose costume is a tuxedo, but with [[StockingFiller fishnet stockings]] [[{{Fanservice}} instead of pants]]. Arcanna, Creator/MarvelComics's AlternateCompanyEquivalent of Zatanna, in the ''Comicbook/SquadronSupreme''. Her costume is a leotard, fishnets, boots and a short jacket.
* The magic team "The Witches" in the MarvelUniverse were made with this trope in mind. A BlondeBrunetteRedhead trio, all of whom dress in BareYourMidriff outfits. And it is later established that the bisexual Jennifer Kale used to be an exotic dancer. And one of the members, [[HornyDevil Satana]], is now the magical support for the ''Comicbook/{{Thunderbolts}}''.
%%* Witchfire from ''PowerCompany'', another DCU character.
%%* The Prairie Witch, foe of ''Comicbook/{{Starman}}'' in Franchise/TheDCU.
* Winnowill from ''ElfQuest'' isn't a witch per se, but she probably qualifies as an [[EvilSorcerer evil sorceress]], especially in her human disguise as Lady Venovel.
%%* Comicbook/XMen ally Amanda "Daytripper" Sefton
%%* {{Flare}}'s ally Lady Arcane.
* Sistah Spooky from ''Comicbook/{{Empowered}}''. Both the "hot" and "witch" parts resulted from a DealWithTheDevil, the latter by accident.
%%* Nico of ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}''
* Jennifer Morgan from ''Comicbook/TheWarlord'' is a WhiteHairedPrettyGirl dressed in an AbsoluteCleavage outfit.
%%* Mantra from ''TheUltraverse''.
* Magica De Spell from Creator/CarlBarks ''[[ComicBook/TheLifeAndTimesOfScroogeMcDuck Uncle Scrooge]]'' comics and ''WesternAnimation/{{Ducktales}}'' is young, evil, and would probably be count as hot if she were a human and not an anthropomorphic duck. She has gorgeous black hair and is quite lady-like.
%%* Morgan Le Fay from the MarvelComics. Even SelfDemonstrating/DoctorDoom thinks she's hot. The Creator/DCComics version too.
* The Comicbook/ScarletWitch from ''Comicbook/TheAvengers'', even though technically her "magic" is a mutant ability, although, DependingOnTheWriter, she sometimes knows 'real' magic, too. She's also very beautiful, like most comic-book superheroines, and wears an [[LadyInRed all red costume]].
* Dark Dimension native and current Sorceress Supreme, as well as DoctorStrange's lover Clea is always portrayed as beautiful, her MysticalWhiteHair giving it a supernatural quality. (Her wicked mother Umar slightly, but not as much; BeautyEqualsGoodness is often a common theme for Strange's supporting cast, as most of his enemies are hideous demons.) Clea hasn't appeared for a while, but WordOfGod has hinted she may soon make her presence known greatly, saying she is one ideal candidate for Sorcerer Supreme of Earth (Strange having lost the title due to his use of destructive dark magic during ''ComicBook/DarkReign''.)
* ''ComicBook/TheMightyThor'' features several:
** As a young Asgardian, Amora started out as a very minor goddess with very minor magical skills, but her breathtaking beauty was undeniable. Over the centuries, she used her looks to [[IHaveBoobsYouMustObey seduce]] and [[ScrewTheRulesImBeautiful beguile]] various wizards and sorcerers and [[FavorsForTheSexy convinced]] them to teach her their most powerful magic. Millennia later, she has become one of Asgard's most powerful spellcasters, and has devoted a large portion of her magic to [[WorldsMostBeautifulWoman enhancing her beauty]] and powers of seduction even further, thus gaining her the title by which she is most widely known: 'The Asgardian Enchantress'.
** Amora's younger sister Lorelei is also beautiful, but is far less powerful magically (and [[BrainlessBeauty far less intelligent]]). Like her big sis, she has designs on poor Thor, though she winds up as {{ComicBook/Loki}}'s only intermittently appreciated girlfriend.
** Karnilla is another Asgardian woman who is widely known for her stunning beauty, and widely feared for her awesome magical power. She rules the sub-kingdom of Nornheim, and both holds her throne and defends her kingdom almost entirely by dint of her personal power.
%%* Giselle and Genevieve in ''[[CrossGen Mystic]]''. Gen because [[HardWorkHardlyWorks she trained her whole life]], and Giselle because of a chance encounter with [[spoiler: [[TouchedByVorlons a disguised Ascended-Atlantean]]]].
* The furry witch, "The Mink" by Kjartan Arnorsson, was originally a {{Bookworm}} who discovered an actual book of magic with functional spells. While she eventually uses her magic to make herself beautiful, that is basically an afterthought after spending considerable time mastering her power and no one is hurt by that indulgence.
* The youngest of the three witches who hosted DCComics horror anthology ''The Witching Hour'' (representing the maiden in TheHecateSisters) was a stacked blonde whose usual attire was a high-collared leotard.
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[[folder:Film - Animated]]
* Queen Elsa from ''{{Disney/Frozen}}'' possesses both icy, elegant beauty, and ice powers equal to those of a cruel winter [[PhysicalGod Goddess]]. [[spoiler:Despite appearances (and a few unfortunate [[PowerIncontinence accidents]]) to the contrary, she isn't the least bit evil, just very sad and isolated.]]
* [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/2a/Maleficent.jpg Maleficent]] from [[Disney/SleepingBeauty the Disney version of Sleeping Beauty]], is an [[TheFairFolk evil fairy]] and a variant of this in earlier scenes. She gets less attractive in later ones.
%%* Esmeralda from ''Disney/TheHunchbackofNotreDame'', or at least from Frollo's point of view.
%% * EvilIsSexy, so the Other Mother from ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}''.
* Queen Grimhilde, the evil stepmother of ''Disney/SnowWhite'', uses magical spells and artifacts to get her way, and according to the Magic Mirror is second only to Snow White in beauty. [[{{Narcissist}} Second-best isn't good enough for her, though]].
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[[folder:Film - Live Action]]
* ''Film/SleepyHollow'':
** Katrina Van Tassel. She is the beauty of RavenHairIvorySkin variety and her cleavage was quite revealing. The patterns she was drawing on the floor were protection runes. She is a good and beautiful witch.
%%** Lady Crane, who is also Ichabod's mother.
%%* All the witches from ''Film/PracticalMagic''.
%%* Luster in ''TheGamers: Dorkness Rising'' is supposed to be hot (17 Charisma), but the fact that she's played by her male player's actor half the time (it makes sense in context) sometimes ruins the effect. She's a bit of a SociopathicHero, though.
%%%* Lyranna from ''[[Film/TheBeastmaster Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time]]''.
%%* The title character of ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xl5vNtQYRts The Good Witch]]''.
%%* ''Film/ElviraMistressOfTheDark''
%%* Karaba from ''KirikouAndTheSorceress''. She's a sorceress.
%%* The Sorceress (Kelly Hu) from ''TheScorpionKing''.
%%* Initially the Witch from ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'' seems to be a Hot Witch but, after a bit of hot barbarian sex, reveals her TrueColors. And, after she turned ugly, he throws her in the fire, making her literally a [[IncrediblyLamePun hot witch]].
* ''Film/TheWitchesOfEastwick''. The title characters are played by Cher, Susan Sarandon and Michelle Pfeiffer. All three of them are gorgeous women that toy with dark magical powers. They form a really hot BlondeBrunetteRedhead trio.
* In early casting for ''Film/TheWizardOfOz'' Gale Sondergaard was going to be a [[http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_kr4bbbv47w1qa70eyo1_500.jpg Wicked Hot Witch of the West,]] but when the studio decided to go with a conventionally ugly witch she bowed out, not wanting to put up with long hours in the makeup chair. In the actual film, Glinda (who, while beautiful, isn't exactly "hot") claims [[BeautyEqualsGoodness "only bad witches are ugly".]] (Of course, that brings up the question of just ''why'' she felt the need to ''ask'' Dorothy what her intentions were when she assumed she was one...)
%%* Tia Dalma from ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' although it's hard to see it through the makeup.
* Jennifer (Veronica Lake) in ''Film/IMarriedAWitch'', is a beautiful woman. She starts out evil, wanting to seduce the engaged protagonist just out of [[ForTheEvulz pure malice]] but then falls in love with him after accidentally drinking the love potion she meant for him, triggering her HighHeelFaceTurn. She and the protagonist eventually get married and live happily ever after.
%% * Gillian (Kim Novak) in ''Bell, Book and Candle''. Played by a very beautiful actress, and she is the heroine of a love story.
%% Zero-context example: Explain what makes her a witch.
* Arianne from ''Film/{{Centurion}}'' was accused of witchcraft, and deliberately creates the impression that she is a necromancer to protect herself, but she doesn't really have any magical powers, although she is an expert on woodcraft and herblore. She's definitely hot.
* ''Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman'' has Queen Ravenna (played by the gorgeous Creator/CharlizeTheron) who is a StatuesqueStunner with a beautiful face and long blond hair, the FairestOfThemAll. She uses a lot of dark magic to ensure and protect her position as a queen.
* ''Film/OzTheGreatAndPowerful'' has three witches: Glinda (Michelle Williams), Theodora (Creator/MilaKunis), and Evanora (Rachel Weisz). All are very attractive (Oz flirts with all three). However, [[spoiler:Theodora is turned into the green-skinned Wicked Witch of the West by her evil sister Evanora, who herself is revealed to be a hag after her amulet is broken]]. In fact, Oz's flirting with [[spoiler:the naive Theodora allows her sister to corrupt her and seek vengeance]].
* Sallie (Sandra Bullock) and Gillian (Nicole Kidman)in ''Practical Magic'' were hot witches, as was their ancestor Maria which is part of the reason she was almost executed. (She had slept with all of the men in the town and their wives were on the "hanging committee"). This was played up most particularly by Gillian who from a young age had a endless list of potential suitors and lovers. Or as Sandra Bullock's character said while drunk, to the laughs of the other women (who were also drunk):
-->'''Sallie:'''Since when is it a crime to be a slut in this family?
* If Wiccans count, Erica in ''Film/BookOfShadowsBlairWitch2'' is a very beautiful redhead play by Erica Leerhsen.
* In ''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods'', "Sexy Witches" [[spoiler: were among the monsters that could have been unleashed on the protagonists. Note that sexy witches are listed separately from regular witches.]]
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[[folder:Literature]]
* Alicia in ''Literature/NightWatch'' and ''Day Watch''. All female Others use spells that create the illusion of makeup. It can be assumed that making themselves attractive is the first thing new witches try to learn. Interestingly, the Dark Others's version of the spell is called Burqa, which makes about as much sense as wearing an actual burqa to avoid wearing makeup.
* Tabitha from ''Literature/DelicateFire :'Behold the Enchantress''', is a stunningly beautiful red-haired witch whose magical powers function only ''because'' she is hot. As an Enchantress, she uses her beauty itself as a focus for her abilities, as opposed to magical words, gestures, or material components. Naturally, her powers are centered around influencing (or outright controlling) men and women, which she happily does in order to get what she wants.
* ''Literature/DoraWilkSeries'' has two examples of Hot Witches:
** Dora is described as sexy, if not gorgeous. She's half-blood fertility witch, succubus-like creature that must obtain life energy from sex, thus the need for good looks is somewhat important for her survival.
** Jezebel, a demonic witch, is also described as beautiful, although in her case it's deconstructed: she's very well aware of the fact and when somebody doesn't fall for her when she wants him to, she [[WomanScorned kills him with magic]].
* Medea from the tale of Jason and the Argonauts in ClassicalMythology. She is known in most stories as an enchantress of witchcraft and able to make magical potions. As all heroines of classical mythology, she's extremely beautiful.
* Circe, the seductive sea witch, most known from ''Literature/TheOdyssey''. She's fabulously beautiful and plays TheVamp to Odysseus. Circe's favourite entertainment is to turn her guests into animals.
%%* Creator/RayBradbury has Cecy, a character in several stories about The Family, which was part of the inspiration for ''Series/TheAddamsFamily''.
%%* From ''Literature/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz'':
%%** Glinda, the Good Witch of the South. Glinda also appears in ''Literature/{{Wicked}}'';
%%** Elphaba, who is a {{Deconstruction}} of the WickedWitch of the West in ''Literature/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz'', is arguably a Hot Witch, in a GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe sort of way.
%%** The Good Witch of the North does appear in one of [[Literature/LandOfOz the later Oz books]] and falls in the Hot Witch category.
%%* Anita, the title character of Keith Roberts's short story collection.
%%* Polgara from ''{{Belgariad}}''.
%%* RedheadedHero Rachel Morgan from ''TheHollows'' series.
%%* In the later ''HarryPotter'' movies, definitely [[EmmaWatson Hermione Granger]], also [[BonnieWright Ginny Weasley]] and [[Creator/EvannaLynch Luna Lovegood.]]
%% ** Canonically Hermione, Ginny, Cho Chang and Fleur Delacour are the characters stated outright to be highly attractive. Also any female from the House of Black; Bellatrix, Narcissa, Andromeda, Tonks...
* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'':
** Molly Carpenter. She gets her looks (pin up model looks) from her mother. [[spoiler: As well as her magic]]. While Harry isn't remotely interested in her, having known her since, as he put it, when she was 'somewhere between training wheels and training bra', he notes that she is drop dead gorgeous. She has, on prior occasion, used her good looks to her advantage.
** Averted during Molly's tenure as the Ragged Lady. Living homeless and mentally unbalanced while receiving TrainingFromHell from the Leanansidhe, Molly was lucky to achieve basic hygiene, much less hotness.
%%** Elaine Mallory, Anastasia Luccio (post Corpsetaker body swap), Andi, Georgia and Marcy.
%%** At that's not even getting into the Faerie sorceresses. Both Summer Ladies (one of whom was a model), Maeve, the Leanansidhe, Mab... the list goes on.
* In Creator/OscarWilde's ''The Fisherman and his Soul'', the one who tells the TallDarkAndHandsome Fisherman how to get rid of his soul so he can [[InterspeciesRomance court a beautiful mermaid]] is a beautiful red-headed witch. She bitterly lampshades the trope via lamenting how the Fisherman is hung up on the mermaid when he should be smitten with ''her'' due to her own beauty.
%%* Senna Wales from ''{{Everworld}}''. And [[FemmeFatale she knows it]].
%%* Anathema Device in ''Literature/GoodOmens''.
* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series, Gytha "Nanny" Ogg has been described as one of these in her youth. This is borne out by sketches of Nanny in her prime which appeared in ''The Art of Discworld'' and ''Discworld/TheLastHero,'' where she served as the Disc's equivalent to the Mona Lisa.
%%* Serafina Pekkala in ''HisDarkMaterials'' and the other witches.
* Salome in Creator/RobertEHoward's Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian story "Literature/AWitchShallBeBorn." TheCaligula, but definitely good looking, and interested in sex.
* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'':
** The EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette White Witch Jadis, but her beauty isn't emphasized much. In ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'', however, Jadis was very attractive to Digory, at least before she [[BlessedWithSuck ate the fruit]].
%%** TheVamp Lady of the Green Kirtle.
* Played with in the ''Literature/BooksOfSwords'': Dame Yoldi is described as a still very good-looking woman of middle years, who looks as though she must have been gorgeous in her youth. She serves as CourtMage and seeress to Sir Andrew, and is also his wife.
* James Cobb wrote a short story techno-thriller "Cav" where one of the soldiers is a former model turned Wiccan ActionGirl.
* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' has EvilRedhead Melisandre, the KnightTemplar priestess who specialises in BloodMagic. A possibly unusual example in that many characters, while thinking that she's beautiful, note that there's something just [[UncannyValley wrong]] about her looks. Also notable is that on the two occasions she needs to seduce a man for her DeusSexMachina powers, the one who accepts seems to have no interest in sex whatsoever and only wants the magic to work, and the other man refuses because her good looks and promise that it would be the best sex ever can't overcome the fact that he's scared shitless of her.
%%* Nannie in RobertBurns' ''Tam o' Shanter''.
%% * Tansy Saylor, in FritzLeiber's classic "Conjure Wife". May have inspired several films, (''Weird Woman'' (1944), Night of the Eagle (aka Burn, Witch, Burn!) (1962), and Witches' Brew (1980) ). May have indirectly influenced other works as well.
%% * Ginny, from Creator/PoulAnderson's "Operation Chaos" and "Operation Luna" was insanely hot. %%% AND WHAT WERE HER MAGICAL POWERS?
%% * Jaelithe, the primary Witch from Creator/AndreNorton's "Witch World" series, was extremely hot.
* Amanda Jennings, from Creator/RobertAHeinlein's "Magic, Inc." would appear at first to be a formerly very hot witch. However, magic makes many things possible and we do get to experience her full hotness later on in the book.
%%* Half the female magicians in the ''Thieves' World'' series are Hot.
%%* Morgan le Fay and several other witches in ''Literature/LeMorteDarthur'' make this trope OlderThanPrint
* Laeshana in ''Literature/TheQuestOfTheUnaligned''. Starts the book working on her graduate thesis for the College Of Magic, ends it as one of the top five most powerful mages in Caederan and the fiancÚ of Crown Prince Alaric. (They have since married.)
* The Salem Sisters, a combination witch coven and close-harmony singing group in the MonsterMash noir ''Literature/CityOfDevils'' are all very attractive. Even the crone.
* Deconstructed in ''Franchise/TheWitcher''. The Witcherverse is a distinctly dark LowFantasy setting, meaning that a woman's status and value is ultimately determined by her marriageability. This means that the only women allowed to study magic are some combination of ugly, deformed, dirt-poor, unwanted and/or orphaned. However, the Lodge of Sorceresses has certain standards of appearance, not to mention that social manipulations the Lodge favors are a lot easier to pull off when you have some sex appeal to work with. This means that all sorceresses are expected to improve their appearance through magic, and they do. However, removing the trauma of being unwanted your entire upbringing is more difficult to do, which leads to all sorceresses being "pseudo-pretty women with the hard, cold eyes of ugly girls".
%% * The impression most Dark Casters give in ''Literature/TheCasterChronicles''.
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[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* ''Series/{{Charmed}}'': All the sisters are hot witches or hot sorceresses, and they all have a lot of MsFanservice moments. 90% cleavage shots! Played with in one episode where the three sisters dress as witches (Prue as a WickedWitch, Piper as Glinda of ''Film/TheWizardOfOz'', and Phoebe as Elvira) for a Halloween party;
-->'''Phoebe:''' Personally I am offended by the representation of witches in popular culture.\\
'''Piper:''' Right, which is why you're dressed as the mistress of the dark.\\
'''Phoebe:''' This costume happens to be a protest statement.\\
'''Prue:''' I am so impressed that you can make a protest statement and show cleavage all at the same time.\\
'''Phoebe:''' [[InsultBackfire Thanks.]]
%%** Adult Wyatt and Chris were both very hot male witches.
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%%% It's worth mentioning that Hot Witch is Always Female trope.
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* Chloe, Lana and Lois when they were possessed by evil witches in ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', "Spell". All three are very beautiful, with Chloe being a voluptuous blonde, Lana willowy, pale, with long dark hair, and Lois being a StatuesqueStunner. While possessed by the witches, they gain the personalities and magic powers of the witches.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':
** Willow and Tara. Both women were undeniably attractive for the most part, they avoided the [=stripperiffic=] outfits common to the trope and both tended to be quiet and shy, especially Tara. Exceptions were a dream sequence of Xanders where both wore revealing dresses and played up [[GirlOnGirlIsHot their lesbian relationship]] and a dream sequence of Willows in the same episode where Tara had a ToplessnessFromTheBack scene. Witches, or "Wicca" as they are called in the series, are an ambiguous WitchSpecies, magical ability is implied to run in families, but Willow (stated to be the most powerful witch on the planet at one point) has no lineage at all.[[note]]The distinction between Witches and other types of magic users in the Buffyverse is unclear, but seems to be related to the user's inherent magical ability, their specific practices, and the RitualMagic they use to alter reality to varying degrees. These uses include but are not limited to telekinesis, mind control, magical tracking and raising the dead.[[/note]]
** ''If'' the term is applied to all magic-users (the distinction being unclear in the Buffyverse), Giles would certainly count as a male example. He is not a particularly powerful magic-user, but he is extremely knowledgable and experienced with plenty of SexyLibrarian and/or AllGirlsWantBadBoys (when he was a teen) to cover the "hot" aspect of the trope.
** Amy is introduced in the first season as a second generation witch trying out for [[AllGuysWantCheerleaders the cheerleader team]] (following in her mother's footsteps on both counts). [[spoiler: Of course, it turns out her mom forced her to switch bodies so she could relive her own glory days]].
** Ms. Calendar is a confident, leggy, brunette, and a self-described Techno-pagan (who combined then-modern computer science with traditional magic, specifically from her Romani heritage).
* ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'':
** Samantha Stevens is a blonde with cheekbones and legs to die for. She's a witch who comes from a supernatural world and she has the power to warp reality of the mortal world.
** Samantha's dark shadow counterpart is her not-so-nice [[UncannyFamilyResemblance identical cousin]], Serena. She was also played by Elizabeth Montgomery. She dressed a lot more sexily.
%%* Most witches in ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''. They're usually not so benevolent though.
%%* The Sorceress from the ''Series/{{Beastmaster}}'' series.
* Adalind Schade in ''Series/{{Grimm}}'' is a seductive beautiful blonde Hexenbiest (the in-universe term for a Witch) when not showing her real face.
* Shota in ''Series/LegendOfTheSeeker'', who's noted as using her magic to keep her youth and good looks intact. She is finally shown as an old woman in a BadFuture episode, as the episode's BigBad has put a [[AntiMagic Rada'Han]] around her neck.
* Most of the witches on ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch''. Sabrina's aunts are really hundreds of years old but still look like youthful women - and both have very active love lives. The spin-off novelisations explain that all witches are gifted with eternal youth and beauty - though the appearances of a few elderly witches in the series suggests it's not ''that'' eternal [[note]]Aunt Irma, played by Barbara Eden who was in her 40s at the time of filming, is stated to be over 2000 years old[[/note]]. This is lampshaded in "Sabrina & the Beanstalk" where they encounter ''the'' WickedWitch living at the top of a beanstalk. She's played by Shelley Long.
---> '''Zelda:''' It's the Wicked Witch!
---> '''Sabrina:''' Wicked? But she's so pretty.
---> '''Hilda:''' Oh, she's had a LOT of work done.
* Invoked initially with Lilith in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "The Shakespeare Code." Lilith almost always appeared with her attractive, human-looking face, while her "mothers" were always hideous, clearly non-human hags. Later when they are revealed to be aliens instead of witches.
%%* Hallmark Channel has done a trilogy of movies called ''The Good Witch'' staring [[Series/{{JAG}} Catherine]] [[ArmyWives Bell]].
%%* ''Series/OnceUponATime'':
%%** The Evil Queen.
%%** Maleficient.
%%** The Blind Witch.
%%* All four female members of ''TheSecretCircle''
%%*All the women in the Beauchamp family on "Witches of East End"
* After her FaceHeelTurn Morgana of ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' is a rare outright evil Hot Witch, ''not'' AffablyEvil either. She's a WellIntentionedExtremist who has left dozens of bodies in her wake and while she is beautiful and ''can'' be charming her personality is bitter, vengeful and cruel.
%%** Morgause fits as well. So's Nimueh, though neither were outright evil per se. Morgause was to a point, but there's a WellIntentionedExtremist factor too.
%%* Holly from ''TrueBlood.''
* BBC/Starz series ''Series/TheWhiteQueen'':
** Queen Elizabeth, consort to King Edward IV (not the more famous daughter of Henry VIII). It is strongly implied that her mother, Jacquetta Woodville, was Hot Witch in her youth, although by the time the series begins, she's more of a handsome witch of middle years. In RealLife, both Jacquetta and Elizabeth were accused of witchcraft, although neither was ever convicted, and the charges were obviously politically motivated; no serious historian today gives any credence to the charges, much less to the idea that either woman possessed actual supernatural powers. By contrast, just about every historical account agrees that Elizabeth really was a great beauty. The series, though, makes her and her mother real witches.
** Elizabeth's daughter, [[NamesTheSame Elizabeth (the grandmother of the famous Queen Elizabeth)]], starts out as a three-year-old CuteWitch helping her mother and grandmother summon a storm to attack Richard Neville and George Plantagenet, but matures into a Hot Witch by the end of the series. Richard III even says "[[SheIsAllGrownUp You have grown beautiful, Elizabeth]]."
* Ichabod Crane's wife in ''Series/SleepyHollow'', now deceased but visiting him in dreams and a member of the good coven trying prevent the rise of the Four Horsemen. She is of the RavenHairIvorySkin variety as well as having a deepish bosom delightfully exposed by her 18th century decolletage.
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%%* ''Manhwa/TheLegendOfMaian'' has Feicia Rand Philistine.
%%* ''Manhwa/WitchHunter'' has several hot witches.
%%* Demon Witch Serin from ''Manhwa/ImmortalRegis'' was this as well as CuteWitch and PerkyGoth, grew up to be a fine woman in the sequel ''Manhwa/CavalierOfTheAbyss''.
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%%* Eve Zveda was chosen for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pD4azjx6mbE Project "Ma"]].
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* ''Pinball/{{Seawitch}}'' depicts two sexy young witches wearing {{Chainmail Bikini}}s while engaging in battle with each other.
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' has two among the iconic characters alone: [[MysticalWhiteHair Feiya]] (who actually ''is'' a witch) and LadyInRed Seoni (an [[WitchSpecies arcane-bloodline sorceress]]).
* At least some Eldar Farseers in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}''. [[http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20110514080949/warhammer40k/images/7/7d/Farseer_Ela_Ashbel.jpg Here's a picture of one.]] Eldar are generally attractive by human standards, although the Eldar Path pretty much forces them to be almost totally desexualized, so arguably a deconstruction.
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* ''Theatre/IntoTheWoods'', the witch transforms herself from ugly to hot. It is revealed that she was also beautiful in the backstory, and that her ugliness was a side-effect of the curse she fell under after losing the magic beans. It's {{subverted|Trope}} when it's revealed that the price for regaining her beauty is losing her magic powers.
* ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}''[='s=] Elphaba is the HollywoodNerd variety (in the play at least). Even green face paint can't diminish the good looks of the actresses playing her. Creator/StephenSchwartz has explicitly said that she's not supposed to be ugly -- she's beautiful, but people are prejudiced against her because of her green skin.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
%%* Velvet in ''VideoGame/OdinSphere''. Perhaps the most scantily clad character in the game.
%%* ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie''. If you fail, Gruntilda becomes a hot mama. Humba Wumba too, for liberal enough definitions of "witch".
%%* Most of the witches in ''LuminousArc''. The ones that aren't [[CuteWitch cute witches]].
* Yannia, Laura, and Eowyn ''VideoGame/TheBastardOfKosigan''; all three of whom are witches, and all three of whom have an OptionalSexualEncounter with [[PlayerCharacter the Bastard]].
* LadyOfBlackMagic Lulu from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' is [[BuxomIsBetter better-endowed]] than the other female characters and dresses in an even more {{Stripperiffic}} fashion... which is saying something in a Final Fantasy game.
%%* Ultimecia and Edea from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII.''
* Jessica from ''VideoGame/DragonQuestVIII'' is the game's primary [[BlackMagicianGirl offensive spellcaster]], is drawn ''very'' attractively, is considered exceptionally attractive in-story, and gets more (and more {{Stripperiffic}}) costumes than any other character. She even gets an entire skill tree dedicated to [[DistractedByTheSexy distracting]] enemies with sex appeal.
%%* Fumiko from the ''ShikigamiNoShiro'' series.
%%* VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}, who crosses this with {{Meganekko}}. Along with just about every other fetish you can ''think'' of... the whole game is a fetish critical mass.
%%* Morrigan from ''Franchise/DragonAge''. Also, [[IWasQuiteALooker Flemeth]], at least according to the stories.
%%** Flemeth is definitely one in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII''. Female Mage!Hawke also qualifies, as does little sis Bethany. Merrill is also a strong example, especially considering she actually uses BloodMagic and demon summoning.
%%** The elven mage Fiona (also a Grey Warden) in ''Literature/TheCalling''. She is implied to be [[spoiler:Alistair's birth mother]].
%%* Angela from ''SeikenDensetsu3''.
* ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaAriaOfSorrow'' has the Witch enemies, voluptuous redheads in very slinky, low-cut purple dresses. Then in the DS games, they become blonde and have bigger breasts.
%%** [[http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100901192249/castlevania/images/a/a3/Yoko_HD.PNG Yoko Belnades]] in Aria and Dawn too.
%%** the [[VideoGame/CastlevaniaPortraitOfRuin Lecarde Sisters]]. Fan artists consider [[CuteWitch Charlotte]] one of these.
* Deneb from the ''OgreBattle'' series. She's the really hot SeriesMascot, appearing in most and possibly every game. She also created the other mascot, the Pumpkin Head, through horrible magical experiments in the first game. Everyone forgives her because she's hot. In "Knight of Lodis" she even gets a special version of the charm spell that has much higher hit rate than normal. She's just that sexy.
%%* I-no from the ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'' series.
%%* Abigail from ''TheWitcher'', a redheaded witch and OptionalSexualEncounter.
%%* [[HeroesWantRedheads Morgan,]] [[SecretIdentity Rachel,]] and [[AnIcePerson Ursula]] from ''VideoGame/RadiataStories''.
%%* Caster from ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight''. She '''''is''''' [[spoiler:Medea]], after all.
%%* Jeane from ''{{Suikoden}}'' series.
* In ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'', you can fight a coven of Hot Witches in Croatoa. You can even build your own if you wanted, with Fanservice elements.
%%* Alicia from ''VideoGame/BulletWitch''.
%%* The BigBad Manah from ''{{Drakengard}}'' starts off as a Cute Witch, {{Moe}} young mage in the first game, but in the second, she returns as TheAtoner, and boy, [[SheIsAllGrownUp has she grown into quite a]] babe!
* Nine/Konoe A. Mercury from ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'', one of the Six Heroes is a witch that taught magic to all humanity. And even with modest clothes, she still manages to be hot with those huge tracts of lands.
%%* Tessa[=/=]Tabasa from ''RedEarth'' seems to have been designed with this trope in mind. However, her [[SuperDeformed Super-Deformation]] in ''Pocket Fighter'' turns her into a CuteWitch (which she {{lampshade|Hanging}}s during her optional quiz of the player).
%%* NipponIchi games have cute witches pretty often. Be they units in {{Disgaea}} or otherwise, such as the witch Metallica in the upcoming game ''The Witch and the Hundred Calvarymen''.
* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' fandom is full of SelfFanservice, but Byakuren Hijiri is indicated to be this in canon, having given up her humanity for eternal youth and body-enhancing spells. (She started out as a Buddhist nun, so this is a pretty huge fall from grace.) Although the "body-enhancing spells" are generally assumed to be more along the lines of SuperStrength, as fans presume her to have already been beautiful even before giving up her humanity.
* ''TroubleWitches'' features a few hot witches, some of the most prominently sexy ones includes:
** Aqua Seep Seal, a genius [[IdolSinger pop-idol]] who has well-endowed and womanly figure and wears a sexy two-piece outfit both on and off stage.
** Lyla Arctauras is a BellyDancer who's not afraid to [[BareYourMidriff show off her midriff]], and her hips don't lie either.
** Lili Reacmaier, Amalgam's first daughter who is not only a hot witch with a well-endowed figure (arguably moreso than Aqua), but she's also a ''[[PlayingWithFire hot witch]]''.
** Amalgam herself. [[ThickerThanWater Even after having six kids]], she doesn't look any less hot.
* The Sorceress class from Creator/{{Vanillaware}}'s beat em up game ''VideoGame/DragonsCrown'' is an ExaggeratedTrope example, having Breasts near GagBoobs level in size.
* The Black Mage Dressphere from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2'' is clearly meant to evoke this. While not as {{Stripperiffic}} as some of the game's other outfits, the costume has the conical hat and plenty of attention to the midriff and cleavage.
* Morrigan from the ''Franchise/DragonAge'' series is lands squarely here, especially due to her tendency to (like her mother) use her sexuality [[TheVamp as a tool and weapon]].
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%%* Tula of ''TheChallengesOfZona''
%%* ''{{Drowtales}}''. Ash'waren probably fits the trope most closely [[spoiler:especially since she's been fooling the better part of Chel'el'sussoloth with her [[TheEmpath empathy]] into thinking she's a drow for the better part of a millennium]].
%%* [[http://goblinsofrazard.smackjeeves.com/comics/1482317/goblins-of-razard-page-9/ Lady Arrowsmith]] from ''GoblinsOfRazard'' is a perfect example.
%%* ''EerieCuties'' had Melissa Hellrune and her friends until they brought a magical gender bending artifact to school. Once Blair got his hands on it, they had ultimately put the school (and in the long run, the world) at risk of being turned into [[ValleyGirl Valley Girls.]] ''Even the boys''. They've since been shipped off to another school as punishment and can now be followed [[MagickChicks in their own spin off.]]
%%* Sal of ''Webcomic/EmergencyExit'', especially when she does her [[http://eecomics.net/?strip_id=1129 transformation]].
%%* Kel and Krakatoa from ''{{Rogues Of Clwyd-Rhan}}''; also [[spoiler:Atra after her rejuvenation, although she usually hides her young appearance]]. Of course, they're all good witches, as long as you don't tick them off.
%%* Gwynn from ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' is this occasionally, particularly when she's got her [[BlackMagic evil mojo]] going.
* The Dust Witch from chapter 2 of ''Webcomic/EverydayAbnormal'' wanders the desert naked, has cool glowing tattoos that slide off to form a spell circle and will totally rip out your soul to make that unkillable zombie army you wanted.
%%* Ferret Lie from ''Webcomic/TheBlackBrickRoadOfOZ''.
* [[http://www.deviantart.com/art/heartcore-starting-realm-map-359927798 Lilium]] [[http://www.deviantart.com/art/heartcore-lilium-profile-203992558 Lashiec]] from ''HeartCore'' was not only one of the most beautiful witches in the many worlds, but arguably also one of the most powerful ones, being able to fight evenly against [[BigBad Royce]] of all people with the mightiest of spells. Long white hair, a nice tan, revealing outfit and a large chest to boot was enough of a reason for him to marry her. [[spoiler: And he also wanted her powers, wich is why he killed her later on, but that plan backfired when their daughter was born.]]
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* The Literature/WhateleyUniverse has plenty. Fey is a red-headed potential [[TheFairFolk Queen of the Sidhe]] down to the pointy ears, and is just that gorgeous. Her magic is even nature-based, since she can draw mana from ley lines and natural forces (throwing a lightning bolt at her has proved to be a serious error). Fey is one of the goodguys, but Hekate is not. While Hekate is a gorgeous European Exemplar, she tends to use magics so dark that even the SuperheroSchool faculty don't know them. And Majestic is a strikingly sexy brunette of great power, which is unsurprising given that she is the avatar or reincarnation of Juno.
%%* The subject of this blog (WARNING! NSFW): http://sexywitch.wordpress.com/
%%* In ''TheGunganCouncil'', despite Star Wars canon, most Nightsisters, like Santeria Decuir, are ''hot''.
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
%%* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}''.
%% ** Charmcaster.
%% ** Gwen has gone back to using magic.
* The Sorceress from ''WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983'' lives a solitary existence [[BarrierMaiden guarding]] the Castle Greyskull with her magic and gifts of prophesy. All the while wearing a skin-tight feathered outfit with a miniskirt and high-heeled boots. The re-imagined version from the revival series wore ''less''
%% * The girls in ''WesternAnimation/{{WITCH}}'' skirt the line between CuteWitch and Hot Witch. Cornelia, of course, is well over the line.
%%* Wuya's human form in ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown''.
* Witch Hazel (voiced by Creator/JuneForay), who prides herself on being "the ugliest one of all," becomes a young and beautiful redhead with a slender yet curvy build in "Broomstick Bunny," when BugsBunny gives her a beauty enhancing elixir disguised as tea (whether or not he did this deliberately is unknown), after she's reminded of Paul, her dead pet tarantula, by Bugs' PuppyDogEyes. To Hazel, however, [[SoBeautifulItsACurse being beautiful was a bad thing]], so after drinking the tea, she dashes to her magic mirror and meekly asks (in a softer, sexier voice) the [[MagicMirror genie in the mirror]] if she's still ugly. The genie, after seeing Hazel's sexy new appearance, lunges to grab her after giving a Creator/BobHope-like "ROWR, ROWR," but she escapes him on her flying broomstick. He chases her on his MagicCarpet, slowly gaining on her too.
* The 'Cat Witch' (as she is identified in the credits) in ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooAndTheGoblinKing''. She is much younger and hotter than her two companions: possibly representing the Maiden in TheHecateSisters.
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