These angels bestow blessings, usually in the form of miracles. They are also known as Malakim, Dunamis, and Tarshishim. They are associated with heroes and instill courage, and are known as "The Brilliant or Shining Ones."
The Virtues escorted Christ to Heaven during the Ascension and according to the Book of Adam and Eve, were present at the birth of Cain.
The leaders are said to be Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Bariel, Tarshish, and Satanel (before his fall)