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Gallus
Gallus ID S8E1

Gallus in School Daze - Part 1
Kind Griffon
Sex Male
Residence School of Friendship, Ponyville (as of S8E2)
Griffonstone (formerly)
Occupation Student at the School of Friendship
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Eyes Moderate azure
Coat ¤ Brilliant cerulean feathers with pale, light grayish amber chest and eyebrows
Head feathers Gradient of brilliant cerulean to grayish spring bud to brilliant amber
Wings and tailfeathers Moderate cerulean
Talons and beak Brilliant amber
Voice Gavin Langelo (English)
Antti L. J. Pääkkönen (Finnish)
Gilles Poncelet (European French)
Jan Marczewski (Polish)
Gallus is a male griffon and one of the "Young Six"[1][2][3][4] who appears in season eight of the show as a student at Twilight Sparkle's School of Friendship.

Depiction in the series

Gallus rolling his eyes at Sandbar S8E1
In the season eight premiere School Daze - Part 1 and Part 2, Gallus enrolls in Twilight Sparkle's School of Friendship as a student, having been brought to Ponyville by Grampa Gruff to represent the griffons. In his debut, he acts sarcastic towards Sandbar and teases Rainbow Dash over her supposed coolness. When Twilight's strict adherence to the Equestria Education Assocation's guidelines cause the school courses to be dull and boring, Gallus antagonizes his fellow students out of frustration, only getting along with the equally standoffish Smolder.

When Gallus later cuts class with Smolder, Sandbar, Yona, Ocellus, and Silverstream, the six hang out together and end up becoming good friends. When they return to school for Friends and Family Day, they accidentally ruin the event and cause damage to the school, Chancellor Neighsay of the EEA perceives their fun and games as an attack orchestrated by other non-pony creatures, and the offended tribe leaders pull their students out of school, including Gallus.

Gallus looks embarrassed at Smolder and Sandbar S8E2
Not wanting to say goodbye to each other after the school is closed, Gallus and his friends go into hiding at the Castle of the Two Sisters. Though the six have fun together at first, they soon come under attack by ferocious puckwudgies, and the Mane Six save them. When Gallus and his friends are asked to come back to school, they are reluctant to continue their boring lessons, but Twilight and the others assure them things will be better and more fun than before. After Twilight defies the authority of Chancellor Neighsay and reopens the School of Friendship, Gallus successfully pleads with Grampa Gruff to let him re-enroll.

In Horse Play, Gallus takes part in Twilight's play about Princess Celestia. In The Parent Map, Gallus appears flying outside the Castle of Friendship.

Gallus and Silverstream catch their teachers S8E9
In Non-Compete Clause, Gallus and his classmates go on a teamwork field trip with Applejack and Rainbow Dash, but due to their arguing, the students become irritated as their activities result in disaster. When they reach a ravine on their nature walk, Gallus suggests that they fly everyone over it in order to get back to the school as soon as possible, but Applejack and Rainbow are so determined to show their students about doing teamwork to build a bridge, that they end up dangling over a river full of bite-acudas. Though Gallus slightly jokes about leaving them, he agrees to help rescue them, assisting Silverstream to carry them back to safety. At the end of the trip, Gallus and his classmates tell Twilight that Applejack and Rainbow taught them how to work together by showing them the opposite of teamwork, and vote for both of them for the next teacher of the month award.

In Molt Down, Gallus briefly appears on the balcony of the School of Friendship, alongside Silverstream and Yona.

In Marks for Effort, he attends one of Pinkie Pie's friendship classes, being given a cupcake. Before he can eat it, Pinkie interrupts, telling him the object of the lesson is to share the cupcakes with his fellow students. He is later seen exiting the school with his friends after a big test.

In A Matter of Principals, Gallus and his classmates are shown various magical arteifacts by Twilight just before she is summoned by the Cutie Map. During the Spell-venger Hunt, Gallus is paired up with Silverstream. When they find the crown of King Grover, they are chased by portraits enchanted by Discord. He and his friends are present when Starlight Glimmer apologizes to Discord for not including him and offers him the job of "vice headmare".

In The Hearth's Warming Club, Gallus sabotages the Hearth's Warming celebrations at the school and keeps it a secret in order to stay with his friends and not have to go home for the holidays. When his friends start arguing and accusing each other of causing the sabotage, he confesses to them, not wanting them to fight over what he did. It is also revealed that he has no family in Griffonstone. After the truth about his actions comes out, he is punished by staying at school over winter break for extra friendship lessons, and his friends offer to stay with him.

In Friendship University, when Gallus and his classmates hear about Flim and Flam's Friendship University, he suggests going there on a road trip.

Other depictions

Storybooks

Gallus appears on the cover of the adaptation Meet the New Class.[5][6]

Commercials

Gallus appears in the promotional video Saved by My Friends.

Appearances

Season eight
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Starting with The Maud Couple, Gallus also appears in the theme song.

Personality

Gallus challenging Rainbow Dash's coolness S8E1
Among the Young Six, Gallus is portrayed as sarcastic and rude, similar to most griffons. Like Smolder, he is resistant to the idea of friendship and openly ridicules others like Sandbar and Yona. After getting to know some of his fellow students, however, he acts more friendly and warm but maintains some level of nonchalance.

Quotes

"Rainbow Dash, right? Gilda told me about you. Huh. Thought you'd be... cooler."
School Daze - Part 1
" Is after class. Relax. This is just a quick... mental health break."
— School Daze - Part 1
"And that's why griffons breathe fire when we get mad."
— School Daze - Part 1
"Griffons shouldn't be the only ones enjoying the view."
— School Daze - Part 1
"I had no idea our teachers were actually cool."
School Daze - Part 2

Gallery

Gallus "I was saving the cupcakes" S8E2

Gallus image gallery

See also

References

  1. Jim Miller (2018-03-26). Big Jim on Twitter: "We refer to them as the “Young Six” internally.… ". Twitter. Retrieved on 2018 March 26.
  2. Nicole Dubuc (2018-03-25). Nicole Dubuc on Twitter: "Yeah, I legit love the Young Six.… ". Twitter. Retrieved on 2018 March 25.
  3. Michael Vogel (2018-03-26). mktoon on Twitter: "Side note, you all should have heard the LONNNNG conversations @NicoleDubuc , @joshhaber and I had about the Young Six. We REALLLLLY know a LOT about them and their lives haha.… https://t.co/7MB7dQZ7gn". Twitter. Retrieved on 2018 April 14.
  4. Nicole Dubuc (2018-03-27). Nicole Dubuc on Twitter: "My toughest challenge at @BABSCon will be not to buy ALL the Young Six memorabilia I see. #WereGonnaNeedABiggerSuitcase". Twitter. Retrieved on 2018 June 3.
  5. My Little Pony: Meet the New Class (Passport to Reading Level 1). Amazon.com. Amazon. Retrieved on 2018 April 14.
  6. My Little Pony: Meet the New Class (Passport to Reading Level 1). Amazon.com. Amazon. Retrieved on 2018 April 14.