By now, you've likely heard that Nina Dobrev is leaving The Vampire Diaries. We are, of course, heartbroken, but now we're saluting the Vampire Diaries star's onscreen transformation. Elena started off as an innocent Mystic Falls high schooler, and over time, she's become a bloodsucking force to be reckoned with. Take a look at how the beauty has changed over the seasons, going from damsel in distress to a fierce vampire to a confident young woman. The season finale airs in May, so we still have time with Elena! Who knows how her journey will end?
How The Vampire Diaries' Elena Went From Good Girl to Badass Vampire