|Mane||Dark brownish gray|
|Magic aura||Pale, light grayish raspberry|
| Cutie mark|
Depiction in the seriesRaven Inkwell first appears throughout the season two episode Luna Eclipsed as an Earth pony. She dresses as a devil for Nightmare Night. Raven is among the numerous other ponies that cower in fear of Princess Luna; in one such scene, she lets out an audible gasp.
Raven later appears as a unicorn at the beginning of the season three episode The Crystal Empire - Part 1, where she serves as an aide to Princess Celestia. She walks off-screen as a royal guard enters the throne room to inform Celestia of the return of the Crystal Empire.
Raven Inkwell makes several appearances in IDW Publishing's comic series, usually as a unicorn.
In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #7, Raven appears as a unicorn on page 1, once again as Princess Celestia's aide. Her cutie mark appears slightly different here than in the series: the ink pen is instead a quill.
In My Little Pony Micro-Series Issue #8, Raven appears as a unicorn on pages 1 and 15. On the latter page, Raven has a speaking line, and Princess Celestia refers to her by name. An Earth pony bearing a slight resemblance to Raven appears on page 19 of Micro-Series Issue# 7.
In My Little Pony: Friends Forever Issue #3, Raven Inkwell appears as a unicorn on pages 1, 2, 4, and 22. On the first three of these four pages, Raven has speaking lines, and Princess Celestia refers to her by shortened name.
Raven Inkwell is a character in Gameloft's mobile game. The game's description of her states, "As one of Celestia's ablest aides, she's overseen shindigs from balls to parades."
MerchandiseA mini-figure toy and collector card of Raven Inkwell are included in the eighteenth wave of mystery packs. The mini-figure and card depict her as an Earth pony, and the collector card states about Raven Inkwell, "She is so trustworthy!"
In the Enterplay collectible card game's expansion set The Crystal Games, Raven is named on her own card #54 C, which features her as a unicorn and attributes to Princess Celestia the quote "Raven is one of my most trusted aides. Any endeavor she oversees meets, and often exceeds, my expectations."Raven is shown as a unicorn on Acidfree's first art print.
- — Luna Eclipsed
- "Yes, Princess Celestia!"
- — Micro-Series Issue #8 page 15
- "That's the end of the list, Your Majesty."
- — Friends Forever Issue #3 page 1
- "Of course, Your Majesty."
- — Friends Forever Issue #3 page 2
- "Your Majesty?"
- — Friends Forever Issue #3 page 4
- "Your Majesty, are you sure about this? I can handle affairs until Princess Luna takes over at sunset, but..."
- — Friends Forever Issue #3 page 4
- Raven, Event Organizer on the Collectible Card Game Wiki
- Characters with a similar name: Inkwell.
- ↑ To Princess Celestia in The Crystal Empire - Part 1, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #7, My Little Pony Micro-Series Issue #8, My Little Pony: Friends Forever Issue #3, the collectible card game, and My Little Pony (mobile game); to Mayor Mare in Filli Vanilli.
- ↑ The Earth pony is referred to as Raven Inkwell while the unicorn is referred to as simply Raven, but they are indicated as versions of the same character by the season 3 poster and German DVD set cover, which feature the Earth pony version despite season three itself featuring the unicorn version; additionally, the two versions have each been identified as one of Celestia's aides.
- ↑ Exclusive Season 1 Retrospective Interview with Lauren Faust. Equestria Daily (2012-09-16). Retrieved on 2015 February 27.
- ↑ Lauren Faust (2012-09-16). Interview for Equestria Daily. DeviantArt. Retrieved on 2015 February 27.
- ↑ My Little Pony: The Castles of Equestria: An Enchanted My Little Pony Pop-Up Book. Retrieved on 2015 February 27.
- ↑ 2286-6157.jpg (2012-05-08). Retrieved on 2015 February 27.
- ↑ My Little Pony by Amy Mebberson. Acidfree Gallery (2014-07-03). Retrieved on 2014 July 6.