In the comics, Raphael suspects something strange about the girls due to him seeing them disappear mysteriously and strange things happening around them, so he decides to investigate. When he successfully catches Taranee in a trap, he finds out that the girls really do have supernatural powers.
In the animated series, Raphael shows up along side his boss Dr Theodore Riddle at the end of Z is for Zenith watching the girls final battle with Cedric (via glamour screen) and at the end of the episode appears as the new computer scienes teacher at Sheffield.
In the planned 3rd season of the Show, Sylla was meant to be introduced as a hired Mercenary by Dr Theodore Riddle, to keep an eye on the girls and attempt to take the heart of Kandrakar. He also knows the girls are the Guardians, thanks to Riddle using his telepathy to discover their identities.
|Arc 3: A Crisis on Both Worlds|
|Heroes:||W.I.T.C.H. (Guardians) · Orube · Yan Lin · The Oracle|
|Villains:||Ari · Yua · Maqi · Jamayeda · Astral Drops · Riddle · Raphael Sylla · Joel McTiennan · Maria Medina|
|Items:||Heart of Kandrakar · Aurameres|
|Planets:||Earth · Kandrakar · Arkhanta · Basilíade|
|Issues:||025 · 026 · 027 · 028 · 029 · 030 · 031 · 032 · 033 · 034 · 035 · 036|