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This page lists major and/or recurring characters from the series as well as its spin-off Equestria Girls franchise and serves as an index for all character articles.

Main characters
Cutie Mark Crusaders

Apple family
Pie family
Shy family
Cake family
Rich family

School-age ponies
The Wonderbolts
Pillars of Old Equestria

Other pony characters
Tertiary characters
Inanimate characters

Non-pony characters
Equestria Girls characters
Animal companions
Creatures and animals

Background characters
See also

Main characters

Most episodes focus on at least one of the following characters.

Twilight heartfelt happiness S3E13
Twilight Sparkle
Applejack proud of herself S1E01
Fluttershy rolling her eyes S2E07
Rarity S1E1 thumb
Pinkie Pie S2E18 thumb
Pinkie Pie
Rainbow Dash S2E7 thumb
Rainbow Dash

Spike ID S4E24

Supporting characters

Cutie Mark Crusaders
Apple Bloom ID S6E4
Apple Bloom
Scootaloo ID S6E4
Sweetie Belle ID S6E4
Sweetie Belle
Babs Seed ID MLP Facebook
Babs Seed
Gabby ID S6E19

Celestia talking ID S1E13
Princess Celestia
Princess Luna ID S5E04
Princess Luna
Prince Blueblood ID S1E03
Prince Blueblood
Shining Armor ID S5E19
Shining Armor
Princess Cadance ID S4E11
Princess Cadance
Prince Rutherford ID S5E11
Prince Rutherford
Flurry Heart ID S6E1
Flurry Heart
Princess Ember ID S6E5
Thorax new form ID S6E26
Princess Skystar ID MLPTM
Princess Skystar
Queen Novo ID MLPTM
Queen Novo
FIENDship is Magic issue 1 Princess Amore
Princess Amore[note 1]

Apple family
Granny Smith ID S2E06
Granny Smith
Big McIntosh onstage ID S2E05
Big McIntosh
Braeburn ID S1E21
Aunt and Uncle Orange thumb
Aunt and Uncle Orange
Hayseed Turnip Truck ID S2E9
Hayseed Turnip Truck
Apple Strudel ID S2E12
Apple Strudel
Applesauce ID S3E08
Auntie Applesauce
Apple Rose ID S3E08
Apple Rose
Goldie Delicious ID S4E09
Goldie Delicious
Bright Mac and Pear Butter thumb S7E13
Bright Mac and Pear Butter
The Apple Family together S3E08
The Apple family

Pie family
Limestone and Marble Pie thumb ID S5E20
Limestone Pie and Marble Pie
Igneous Rock and Cloudy Quartz thumb ID S5E20
Igneous Rock Pie
and Cloudy Quartz
Maud Pie ID S4E18
Maud Pie

Shy family
Mr. and Mrs. Shy thumb S6E11
Mr. and Mrs. Shy
Zephyr Breeze ID S6E11
Zephyr Breeze

Cake family
Mr. and Mrs. Cake
Pound Cake Pumpkin Cake sitting smiling S2E13
Pound Cake and Pumpkin Cake

Rich family
Diamond Tiara ID S5E18
Diamond Tiara
Filthy Rich ID S2E12
Filthy Rich
Spoiled Rich ID S5E18
Spoiled Rich

Other featured characters

School-age ponies
Silver Spoon ID S4E15
Silver Spoon
Twist smiles ID S1E12
Snips talks to Spike ID S1E06
Snails ID S1E06
Sunny Daze and Peachy Pie thumb
Sunny Daze and Peachy Pie
Pipsqueak ID S4E15
Featherweight thumb S2E23
Rumble id S2E22
Tag-A-Long ID S3E11
Filly Guides
Zipporwhill ID S4E14
Tender Taps ID S6E4
Tender Taps
Toola Roola and Coconut Cream thumb S7E14
Toola Roola and Coconut Cream

Main antagonists
Night Mare Moon S1E01 thumb
Nightmare Moon
(S1 premiere)
Queen Chrysalis ID
Queen Chrysalis
(S2 finale & S6 finale)
Lord Tirek ID
Lord Tirek
(S4 finale)
Adagio Dazzle Siren ID EG2
Adagio Dazzle
Aria Blaze Siren ID EG2
Aria Blaze
Sonata Dusk Siren ID EG2
Sonata Dusk
The Storm King ID MLPTM
The Storm King
Reformed antagonists
Gilda ID S5E08
Trixie ID S6E6
Discord "the very fabric of reality" S6E25
(S2 premiere)
Comic issue 37 Normal Sombra
King Sombra
(S3 premiere)
Sunset Shimmer ID EGS3
Sunset Shimmer
Starlight Glimmer ID S6E2
Starlight Glimmer
(S5 premiere & finale)
Juniper Montage ID EG
Juniper Montage
(EGS2 & EGS3)
Stygian ID S7E26
(S7 finale)
Tempest Shadow ID MLPTM
Tempest Shadow
Grubber ID MLPTM
Wallflower Blush thumb ID EGFF
Wallflower Blush
Other pony antagonists
The Shadowbolts annoyed S1E02
The Shadowbolts
Boy Bullies ID S1E16
Boy Bullies
Flim Flam Brothers back to back thumb S2E15
Flim and Flam
Daring Do warns Caballeron S4E04
Dr. Caballeron and henchponies
Mane-iac and henchponies thumb S4E6
The Mane-iac and henchponies
Suri Polomare thumb S4E08
Suri Polomare
Wind Rider ID S5E15
Wind Rider
Svengallop ID S5E24
Gladmane ID S6E20
Non-pony antagonists
Diamond dogs trio S1E19
Diamond Dogs
Ahuizotl id S4E04
Garble Profile S2E21
Principal Cinch thumb ID EG3
Principal Cinch

Hoity Toity thumb 2 S1E14
Hoity Toity
Photo Finish S1E20 thumb
Photo Finish
Sapphire Shores ID S1E19
Sapphire Shores
Fancy Pants ID S2E09
Fancy Pants
Daring Do upset S04E04
Daring Do
Prim Hemline ID S4E08
Prim Hemline
Trenderhoof ID S4E13
Coloratura ID S5E24
Zesty Gourmand ID S6E12
Zesty Gourmand
Songbird Serenade ID MLPTM
Songbird Serenade

The Wonderbolts
Spitfire ID S1E26
Spitfire (leader)
Soarin' id S1E26
Blaze ID S5E15
Surprise ID S6E7
Fire Streak ID S5E15
Fire Streak
Misty Fly ID S6E7
Misty Fly
Silver Zoom ID S6E7
Silver Zoom
Fleetfoot ID S4E10
High Winds ID S6E7
High Winds

Nurse Redheart id S2E13
Nurse Redheart
Doc Top ID S2E10
Dr. Horse
Mane Goodall smiling at Spike S2E10
Dr. Fauna
Doctor Horse ID S2E16
Doctor Horse
Nurse Snowheart ID S2E16
Nurse ponies

Pillars of Old Equestria
Mage Meadowbrook thumb S7E25Flash Magnus thumb S7E25Mistmane thumb S7E25Rockhoof thumb S7E25Somnambula thumb S7E25Star Swirl the Bearded thumb S7E25
Mage MeadowbrookFlash MagnusMistmaneRockhoofSomnambulaStar Swirl the Bearded

Other pony characters

Other pony characters
Royalguards characters
Royal guards
Mayor thumb S1E11
Mayor Mare
Cheerilee Talking
Aloe and Lotus ready S2E18
Spa ponies
Sheriff Silverstar ID S5E6
Sheriff Silverstar
Davenport ID S3E13
Twilight Sparkle parents S1E23
Twilight Velvet and Night Light
Joe worried ID S1E26
Rarity and Sweetie Belle's parents S2E5
Hondo Flanks and Cookie Crumbles
Upper Crust Jet Set S2E9
Jet Set and Upper Crust
Fancy Pants' entourage thumb
Fancy Pants' entourage
Fleur Dis Lee startled S2E09
Fleur de Lis
Junebug ID S2E10
Steamer and All Aboard thumb
Train conductors
Cherry Jubilee id S02E14
Cherry Jubilee
Roma ID S2E19
Gizmo ID S2E19
Thunderlane S02E22 thumb
Cloudchaser and Flitter S2E22Flitter
Cloud Chaser and Flitter
Blossomforth S02E22
Bulk Biceps ID S4E05
Bulk Biceps
Lightning Dust ID S3E7
Lightning Dust
Ms. Peachbottom id S3E12
Ms. Peachbottom
Ms. Harshwhinny ID S4E05
Ms. Harshwhinny
Flash Sentry ID S4E11
Flash Sentry
Coco Pommel ID S4E8
Coco Pommel
Cheese Sandwich ID S4E12
Cheese Sandwich
Torch Song and Toe-Tapper thumb
The Pony Tones
Randolph ID S4E15
Silver Shill ID S4E20
Silver Shill
Stellar Eclipse ID S4E22
Stellar Eclipse
Teddie Safari ID S4E22
Teddie Safari*
Claude ID S4E23
Night Glider ID S5E2
Night Glider
Party Favor true form ID S5E2
Party Favor
Double Diamond ID S5E2
Double Diamond
Sugar Belle ID S5E2
Sugar Belle
Sunshower, Clear Skies, and Open Skies ID S5E5
Weather Control Pegasi
Trouble Shoes ID S5E6
Trouble Shoes
Tree Hugger ID S5E7
Tree Hugger
Moon Dancer ID S5E12
Moon Dancer
Sassy Saddles ID S5E14
Sassy Saddles
Spearhead ID S7E3
Method Mares ID S5E16
Method Mares
Ma Hooffield and Big Daddy McColt thumb S5E23
Hooffield and
McColt families
Sunburst ID S6E2
Mr. Stripes and Plaid Stripes thumb S6E9
Mr. Stripes and
Plaid Stripes
Coriander Cumin and Saffron Masala thumb S6E12
Coriander Cumin
and Saffron Masala
Quibble Pants ID S6E13
Quibble Pants
Sky Stinger ID S6E24
Sky Stinger
Vapor Trail ID S6E24
Vapor Trail
Angel Wings ID S6E24
Angel Wings
Bow Hothoof and Windy Whistles thumb S7E7
Bow Hothoof and Windy Whistles
Feather Bangs ID S7E8
Feather Bangs
Starstreak, Inky Rose, and Lily Lace ID S7E9
Couture du Future contestants
Grand Pear ID S7E13
Grand Pear

Tertiary characters

Other-material-exclusive characters
Lily Blossom ID
Lily Blossom
Sugar Grape ID
Sugar Grape
G4 Minty ID
Bumblesweet ID
Sweetcream Scoops id
Sweetcream Scoops
Firecracker Burst ID
Firecracker Burst
Tealove id
Diamond Rose id
Diamond Rose
Observer ID comic M10
Comic issue M1 Jade Singer
Jade Singer
Comic issue 7 MandoPony
Flax Seed and Wheat Grass thumb
Flax Seed and Wheat Grass
Comic issue 8 Sailor Mercury
Aqua Mist*
Comic issue M5 Ponyacci
Comic issue M8 Inkwell
Comic issue M8 Sailor Pluto
Comic issue M8 Sailor Uranus
Comic issue M8 Sailor Neptune
Micro-Series issue 8 Bronco Benson
Bronco Benson*
Micro-Series issue 8 Pete Canterbell
Pete Canterbell*
Comic issue 11 Gaffer and 8-bit thumb
8-bit and Gaffer
Hoofbeard ID Issue 14
My Little Pony G4 logo
Charity Sweetmint[note 2]
Comic issue M10 Kibitz
Power Ponies ID Annual 2014
Power Ponies[note 1]
Gallant True ID DDAC
Gallant True
Fawn Doo and Marcie Pan thumb
PheNOMNOMenons cart ladies
Comic issue 34 Radiant Hope
Radiant Hope
Friends Forever issue 16 Pony Pickers
Pony Pickers
Other-material-exclusive antagonists
Big Boy and Runt ID
Big Boy and Runt
Shadowfright ID Issue 6
Nightmare Rarity ID
Nightmare Rarity
Comic issue 11 Buck Withers
Buck Withers
Sunflower ID Annual 2013
Sunflower[note 1]
My Little Pony G4 logo
North Star[note 2]
Friends Forever issue 8 King Longhorn
King Longhorn

Inanimate and in-verse fictional characters
Bloomberg ID S1E21
Pinkie Pie's new friends S1E25
Pinkie Pie's imaginary friends
Tom id S2E2
Smarty Pants id S2E3
Smarty Pants
Mare Do Well ID S2E8
Mare Do Well
The Headless Horse ID S03E06
The Headless Horse
Boneless with rainbow shimmer S4E12
Boulder ID S4E18
Brutus Force ID S5E19
Brutus Force
Other Equestrian historical figures
Rarity - Princess Platinum S2E11
Princess Platinum
Rainbow Dash - Commander Hurricane S2E11
Commander Hurricane
Pinkie Pie - Chancellor Puddinghead S2E11
Chancellor Puddinghead
Twilight - Clover the Clever S2E11
Clover the Clever
Fluttershy - Private Pansy S2E11
Private Pansy
Applejack as Smart Cookie S2E11
Smart Cookie

Non-pony characters

Non-pony equine characters
Zecora thumb S1E09
Cranky Doodle Donkey in Ponyville S2E18
Cranky Doodle Donkey
Matilda ID S2E18
Mulia Mild S2E24 thumb
Mulia Mild
Seabreeze thumb S4E16
Metamorphosed Pharynx ID S7E17
Bovine and other non-pony characters
Sea serpent S1E02 thumb 2
Steven Magnet
Little Strongheart Whistle S1E21
Little Strongheart
Chief Thunderhooves Face S1E21
Chief Thunderhooves
Iron Will S2E19
Iron Will
Gustave S2E24
Gustave le Grand
Scorpan ID
Scorpan[note 1]
Smooze ID S5E7
The Smooze
Grampa Gruff ID S5E8
Grampa Gruff
Greta ID S5E8
Captain Celaeno ID MLPTM
Captain Celaeno

Equestria Girls characters

The Rainbooms
Fluttershy thumb ID EG
Pinkie Pie thumb ID EG2
Pinkie Pie
Applejack thumb ID EG2
Rarity thumb ID EG
Rainbow Dash thumb ID EG
Rainbow Dash
The Shadowbolts
Sci-Twi thumb ID EG3
Sunny Flare thumb ID EG3
Sunny Flare
Sour Sweet thumb ID EG3
Sour Sweet
Indigo Zap thumb ID EG3
Indigo Zap
Sugarcoat thumb ID EG3
Lemon Zest thumb ID EG3
Lemon Zest
Other Equestria Girls characters
DJ Pon-3 thumb ID EG
DJ Pon-3
Cutie Mark Crusaders ID EG3
Cutie Mark Crusaders
Flash Sentry thumb ID EG2
Flash Sentry
Principal Celestia thumb ID EG2
Principal Celestia
Vice Principal Luna thumb ID EG
Vice Principal Luna
Diamond Tiara and Silver Spoon ID EG3
Diamond Tiara
and Silver Spoon
Big McIntosh thumb ID EG
Big McIntosh
Photo Finish thumb ID EG2
Photo Finish
Trixie and the Illusions ID EG2
Trixie and the Illusions
Miss Cheerilee thumb ID EG
Miss Cheerilee
Snips and Snails ID EG
Snips and Snails
Octavia Melody thumb ID EG3
Octavia Melody
Lyra Heartstrings and Sweetie Drops thumb ID EGDS
Lyra Heartstrings
and Sweetie Drops
Bulk Biceps thumb ID EGDS
Bulk Biceps
Violet Blurr and Pixel Pizzaz thumb ID EG2
Violet Blurr and Pixel Pizzaz
Sandalwood ID EG
Micro Chips ID EG
Micro Chips
Derpy thumb ID EG2
Gloriosa Daisy ID EG4
Gloriosa Daisy
Timber Spruce ID EG4
Timber Spruce
Canter Zoom ID EGS2
Canter Zoom
Chestnut Magnifico thumb EGS2
Chestnut Magnifico

Animal companions
Constance ID S6E11
Constance (Fluttershy's)
Angel thumb S1E07
Angel (Fluttershy's)
Winona mug 2
Winona (Applejack's)
Opalescence id S1E14
Opalescence (Rarity's)
Gummy bathroom floor S1E15
Gummy (Pinkie Pie's)
Philomena renewed S01E22
Philomena (Celestia's)
Owlowiscious id S3E11
(Twilight Sparkle's)
Harry ID S3E03
Harry (Fluttershy's)
Tank flying around S2E7
Tank (Rainbow Dash's)
Peewee just hatched S2E21
Peewee (Spike's)
Spike the Dog ID EG3
Spike (Sci-Twi's)
Comic issue M10 Tiberius
Tiberius (Luna's)
Ripley ID S7E6
Ripley (Zipporwhill's)
My Little Pony G4 logo
Albus (Braeburn's)[note 2]
My Little Pony G4 logo
Quincy (Discord's)[note 2]
Bunny ID MLP Deviations
Bunny (Blueblood's)
Ray looking at Sunset Shimmer SS7
Ray (Sunset Shimmer's)

Creatures in groups
Breezies worried S4E16
Changeling swarm S2E26
The adult dragons S2E21
Strawberry bats S03E08
Fruit bats
Parasprite S1E10 thumb
Phoenixes looking at each other 2 S2E21
Quarray eels S2E07 thumb
Quarray eels
Timberwolves S3E09 thumb
Ursa S1E06 thumb
Bats taking the apples S4E07
Vampire fruit bats
Windigoes 2 S02E11
Lone creatures
Cerberus S2E20 thumb
Chimera thumb S4E17
Cockatrice thumb S1E17
Hydra S1E15 thumb
Manticore thumb S1E02
Cragadile thumb S4E02
Orthros ID S04E22
Tatzlwurm ID S4E11

Wildlife thumbCreatures
Other animalsOther creatures

Background characters

Main article: Earth ponies
See also: List of Earth ponies
This gallery serves as an index.

Main article: Pegasi
See also: List of Pegasi
This gallery serves as an index.

Main article: Unicorns
See also: List of unicorns
This gallery serves as an index.

Main article: Crystal Ponies
See also: List of Crystal Ponies
This gallery serves as an index.

Main article: Foals
See also: List of foals
This gallery serves as an index.

See also: List of ponies/Elders
This gallery serves as an index.

Main article: Animals
Main article: Creatures
See also: List of non-pony characters
This gallery serves as an index.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Mentioned one or more times in the show but never shown live; however, well present in one or more of the IDW comics.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Never officially pictured outside of chapter book text.


  1. These names are placeholder names that have not been used on the show, by Hasbro, or stated to be official by the show's crew.

See also