List of She-Ra: Princess of Power and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power characters

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This is a list of characters that appear in She-Ra: Princess of Power and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.[1][2]

OverviewEdit

Character Portrayed by She-Ra:
Princess of Power
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
He-Man and She-Ra:
The Secret of the Sword
Season 1 He-Man & She-Ra:
A Christmas Special
Season 2 Season 1 Season 2 Season 3 Season 4 Season 5 Shorts
The Rebellion
She-Ra
Princess Adora
Melendy Britt
Aimee Carrero
Main
Swift Wind
Spirit / Horsey
Lou Scheimer
Adam Ray
Main Guest Recurring Main
Bow George DiCenzo
Marcus Scribner
Main Guest Main
Glimmer
Queen of Bright Moon
Linda Gary
Karen Fukuhara
Main Guest Main
Angella
Queen of Bright Moon
Erika Scheimer
Reshma Shetty
Main Guest Main Guest Pictured Guest
Shadow Weaver
Light Spinner
Linda Gary
Lorraine Toussaint
Main Main
He-Man
Prince Adam
John Erwin Main Recurring Main Guest
Loo-Kee Erika Scheimer Main Guest
Madame Razz Linda Gary
Grey Griffin
Main Guest Main Guest Guest
Broom Lou Scheimer Main Guest Main Silent Silent
Kowl Main Guest Main
Princess Mermista Melendy Britt
Vella Lovell
Guest Main Guest Recurring Main Recurring
Peekablue Erika Scheimer
John Lavelle
Guest Main Guest Guest Double Trouble
Light Hope Lou Scheimer
Morla Gorrondona
Recurring Recurring Main Guest
Huntara Erika Scheimer
Geena Davis
Guest Main Guest
Princess Perfuma Erika Scheimer
Genesis Rodriguez
Guest Recurring Main Recurring
Princess Frosta Erika Scheimer
Merit Leighton
Guest Recurring Main Recurring
She-Ra
Princess Mara
Zehra Fazal Guest Main Guest
Double Trouble Jacob Tobia Main Guest
Sea Hawk George DiCenzo
Jordan Fisher
Recurring Guest Recurring Main Guest
Castaspella Melendy Britt
Sandra Oh
Recurring Guest Recurring Guest Main
King Micah George DiCenzo
Daniel Dae Kim
Taylor Gray
Guest Guest Recurring Main
Netossa Diane Pershing
Krystal Joy Brown
Guest Main
Spinnerella Diane Pershing
Noelle Stevenson
Guest Main
Wrong Hordak Keston John Main
Flutterina Erika Scheimer
Amanda C. Miller
Guest Guest Double Trouble
Snout Spout Lou Scheimer Guest Guest
Sweet Bee Linda Gary Guest Guest
The Horde
Catra Melendy Britt
AJ Michalka
Main
Hordak George DiCenzo
Keston John
Main Silent
Imp Erika Scheimer Main Recurring Main Recurring Silent
Grizzlor Lou Scheimer
Keston John
Main Main Guest
Leech Lou Scheimer Main Main
Mantenna Main Main
Horde Prime Lou Scheimer
Keston John
Recurring Main Recurring Guest Main
Scorpia Linda Gary
Lauren Ash
Recurring Recurring Main Recurring
Entrapta Linda Gary
Christine Woods
Recurring Main Recurring
Lohni/Lonnie Linda Gary
Dana Davis
Guest Recurring Main Silent Guest
Kyle Antony Del Rio Recurring Main Silent
Rogelio Character is Silent Recurring Main Silent
Octavia Melendy Britt
Amy Landecker
Guest Guest Guest Silent

The RebellionEdit

The Great Rebellion is a faction on Etheria that fights the occupation of Etheria by the Horde. While Bright Moon is their capital, the Whispering Woods serves as their base of operation. Among its members are:

Key MembersEdit

She-Ra / Princess AdoraEdit

She-Ra is introduced in the animated movie The Secret of the Sword as Force Captain Adora, who was an agent of the Evil Horde that rules the planet Etheria. She discovers that she is the long-lost twin sister of Prince Adam and the princess of Eternia, having been stolen by the Horde's leader, Hordak, as a baby. She is granted the Sword of Protection, which parallels He-Man's Sword of Power, gaining the power to transform into She-Ra, her secret identity.[3]

In the 2018 series, a teenaged Adora is portrayed as the current holder of the She-Ra title with her identity public knowledge compared to the 1985 series.

She-Ra and Princess Adora are voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series and by Aimee Carrero in the 2018 series.

Swift WindEdit

Spirit is the horse of Adora, serving as her steed Swift Wind. He has a mate named Starwind and they have a young colt. His transformation gives him the appearance of a winged unicorn with the ability of speech.

In the 2018 series, he was called "Horsey" (instead of Spirit) by Adora before being accidentally transformed into a winged unicorn by She-Ra's magic. Eventually revealed to have the ability to speak, Swift Wind has a sardonic tongue and pursues his own political agenda of liberating Etheria's horses.

Spirit / Swift Wind are voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Adam Ray in the 2018 series.

BowEdit

Bow is an archer who is one of the original Rebels. Bow often has to disguise himself when leaving The Whispering Woods, to prevent the Horde from identifying him. He, like Glimmer, is a rather impetuous member of the Rebellion. He is far too eager to rush into battle with the Horde, which more often than not gets him captured, leading to She-Ra rescuing him. Bow appears to have known Rebellion member Kowl for quite a long time. They have a friendly love/hate relationship, and they have many arguments in which Kowl arises as the winner and makes a fool of Bow. Kowl has, on many occasions, voiced his dislike of Bow's musical abilities, but Adora seems to enjoy his songs.

He has also shown some ability as an illusionist. At different times he has made birds appear out of nowhere, and made himself disappear.

Bow was released in the Masters of the Universe Classics toy line.[4] This is the character's second time to be made into an action figure. He is the only male figure from the Princess of Power line up to be released.

The 2018 cartoon series Bow is redesigned as a young archer who was raised alongside his brothers by their fathers, historians who wanted no association with the war and intended Bow to succeed them.[5] He is Princess Glimmer's best friend and also makes use of various types of special arrows.

Bow is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series and by Marcus Scribner in the 2018 series.

ArrowEdit

Arrow is Bow's faithful steed. He and Bow seem to share a long and very special bond.

Princess GlimmerEdit

Glimmer
Masters of the Universe character
First appearanceThe Secret of the Sword
Created byMattel
Voiced byLinda Gary (1980s series)
Karen Fukuhara (2018 series)
In-universe information
FamilyKing Micah (father)
Queen Angella (mother)
Queen Castaspella (aunt, 2018 series)
Bow (boyfriend, 2018 series)

Glimmer, Princess of Bright Moon, is the daughter of Queen Angella and Micah. [6] She is originally the leader of the Great Rebellion but relinquishes her title to Adora. Glimmer comes from a happy family, but her childhood is tinged with sadness. After the Horde arrived on Etheria, her father left to fight them, and was never seen again. Later, when her mother is in battle with the Horde, she too disappears. For many years Glimmer fears she will never see her parents again. One day, a spy discovers that Angella is being held prisoner by Hunga, leader of the Harpies. By this point, Glimmer had established the Rebellion, but gives up her title to Adora, when her mother is rescued by She-Ra. Micah, escaping from Horde World, returns to Etheria for his and Angella's wedding anniversary but is subsequently captured by Hunga the Harpy. Through the help of She-Ra, Glimmer and Angella reunite with Micah.

Glimmer can manipulate light, allowing her to emit pulses or strobes to blind or disorient others, fire laser-like cutting beams or "solid-photon" concussive-force beams, illuminate large areas with radiant light, create explosive-plasma fireworks, and refract light to make herself (or other objects) invisible. In close proximity to her mother, she has the power to fly unaided. She has also demonstrated limited magical abilities, such as a holding spell, as well as short-range teleportation. Much of these powers are granted by the mystical Moonstone. While she is not quite as powerful as her mother, Glimmer is nonetheless one of the Great Rebellion's most powerful members.

Princess Glimmer appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, her power derived from the runestone known as the Moonstone which she visits to regularity recharge her powers of line-of-sight teleportation and hurling bolts of photonic energy. Throughout the first season, Glimmer was at odds with her mother over her keeping her from the frontline before understanding Angella's reasons as the two come to an understanding.

Glimmer is voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series and by Karen Fukuhara in the 2018 series.

Queen AngellaEdit

Angella, the Queen of Bright Moon and Glimmer's mother, possessing a pair of wings which allow her to fly. She possesses vast mystical powers, which are linked to Bright Moon's Moonstone gem—itself powered by the light of Etheria's three moons. During an eclipse, her powers are drastically weakened. At full strength, she alone has proven more than a match for the Horde itself.[7] Her powers are similar to Glimmer's in that they're primarily based on photonic energy, however at a significantly stronger magnitude than Glimmer's. Also, in contrast to Glimmer, Angella also has the ability to open magical-gateway portals to other dimensions. She also has various spell-casting abilities, of strength sufficient to counteract those of Shadow Weaver, as seen in the episode The Crystal Castle.

Queen Angella appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, portrayed in the first season as an overprotective mother due to feeling responsible for leading the attack against the Horde that supposedly got her husband Micah killed and their alliance dissolved as a result. But by the first season finale, Angella manages to open up to a despondent Glimmer about her mistakes and the two reach an understanding. Angella later sacrifices herself in the third season finale by helping Adora close a portal that threatens Etheria, an action that kills her. A pre-recorded Star Wars-like hologram of her appears to Glimmer, Adora & Bow in the 4th season's premiere "The Coronation", telling Glimmer of how proud she is of her. Unlike the previous version, she had not the ability to interdimensional portals.

Queen Angella is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Reshma Shetty in the reboot.

Princess PerfumaEdit

Perfuma is a member of the Great Rebellion. Unlike the other members of the Rebellion, she does not appear to be afraid of Hordak and the other Hordesmen. On one occasion, she is captured by Hordak and imprisoned in a dungeon in the Fright Zone. While prisoner in the Fright Zone, Perfuma decides that it can benefit from a bit of sprucing up. So she escapes and makes her way around the Fright Zone, decorating it with flowers wherever she goes. Hordak is so incensed by this that he begs She-Ra to take her back into the Rebellion.

Being an "ecomancer", she has total control over plants, allowing her to create vines, trees and vast fields of flora at will without the need of sunlight to maintain her plants. Her powers also have been shown to nullify/transform dark energy and fire into cascades of flowers; probably the reason she doesn't fear Hordak.

Perfuma appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as the acting ruler of Plumeria and member of the current Princess alliance, having a more hippie-like appearance.

Perfuma is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Genesis Rodriguez in the 2018 series.

Princess FrostaEdit

Frosta is a valuable member of the Great Rebellion. She is the reigning Princess of Castle Chill in the Kingdom of Snows, an area located at the northernmost pole of Etheria. This area of Etheria has only been attacked on one occasion by the Horde, possibly because of the extreme temperature there. Most of Frosta's people hold a great hatred for the Selkies, a race of seal-like humanoids who live in Galacia, near her own homeland who once warred against them. Frosta, however, does not share her people's mistrust of them. When the Horde arrived, these two races called a truce to their feud to unite against them.

Frosta is able to lower her external and internal body temperature without harm to herself, thereby radiating immense cold from her body, most often as energy-like beams from her hands. Frosta is able to reach -105 degrees Fahrenheit within a few seconds, and is immune to sub-zero temperatures around her. In addition, she can freeze any moisture in the air around her into unusually-hard ice, and thereby form simple objects such as slides, ladders, and shields. Frosta can also freeze objects to the degree that they will shatter when touched or simply localize a small area with snow. She also develops a crush on He-Man, who seems sometimes embarrassed due to her flirtatious behavior.

Frosta appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as a member of the Princess Alliance, her ethnicity and attire costume changed to the Etherian equivalent to Inuit. While a child ruling the second largest region in Etheria, Frosta intentionally presented herself as serious in the first season before opening up a bit in season two with a habit of going overboard while using her powers to create ice armor to increase her offense and defense.

Frosta is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Merit Leighton in the 2018 series.

Princess MermistaEdit

Mermista is the Princess of Salineas, an underwater city on Etheria. Her father King Mercier believes it best to leave The Horde alone, in the hope that they will respect his decision and leave him and his people in peace. Mermista knows that The Horde will stop at nothing to conquer all of Etheria and she is the only member of the people of Salineas who supports the Rebellion. She wears a blue midriff dress. Mermista can transform from her mermaid form to a human one.

She possesses psionic control of the element of water and telepathy with sea creatures.

In the English-language version of the 1980s show, she speaks with a French accent.[8]

Mermista appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as one of the Princesses that Glimmer, Bow, and Adora come to ask to join the Rebellion. She had a previous relationship with Sea Hawk. Her personality is somewhat nihilistic and lethargic, but comes around to the Rebellion because of the help of the trio. She was also changed to being the Etherian equivalent to Southeast Asian.

Mermista is voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series and by Vella Lovell in the 2018 series.

NetossaEdit

Netossa is different from the rest of The Great Rebellion as her ability appears to have no magical or mystical source. Her skill is shown to be the product of her own hard work and practice. She can skillfully throw nets that she keeps on her back. She is so accurate in her aim that she is able to capture a Horde Trooper by casting a net through the bars of her cell door. Netossa has the features of an African-American woman.

Netossa appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. In this continuity, Netossa's powers are magical, being able to cast energy nets of varying size, both for entrapment and as force-fields. She is also married to Spinnerella.

Netossa is voiced by Diane Pershing in the 1980s series and by Krystal Joy Brown in the 2018 series.

SpinnerellaEdit

Spinnerella only makes one appearance in the series.

In her single episode, she is shown to be a powerful member of The Rebellion. It is established that she and Netossa live in an area of Etheria, which is not controlled by The Horde. When she realizes that she has been duped by Hordak, she turns her power against him.

Primarily a dancer, Spinerella has the ability to spin at high speeds, turning into a human cyclone, capable of rapid travel and deflecting oncoming attacks.

Spinnerella and Netossa are best friends and love to travel together. She is fooled by Hordak into thinking Netossa has been captured by The Great Rebellion, when it is really The Horde who are responsible. When Spinnerella is told that Netossa has been captured by The Rebellion, she aids The Horde in gaining entry into The Whispering Woods by using her own ability to spin at rapid speeds to disable the trees' power. Though the Woods have been shown to keep out the villains, it is possible that Spinnerella is able to enter with The Horde as she is concerned for her travel companion.

Spinnerella appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. In this continuity, she is a member of the Rebellion who can control the wind and air. She is also depicted with a plus-size figure,[9][10] and is married to Netossa.[11][12]

Spinnerella is voiced by Diane Pershing in the 1980s series and by Noelle Stevenson in the 2018 series.

Sea HawkEdit

Sea Hawk
Masters of the Universe character
Created byMattel
Voiced byGeorge DiCenzo (1980s series)
Jordan Fisher (2018 series)
In-universe information
AliasJeoff Blithe
TitleCaptain
OccupationPirate
FamilyCaptain Falcon (father)

Sea Hawk is a pirate.[13] He possesses no magical abilities, his skills are the product of hard work. His skills were developed due to the influence of his father, The Falcon. Twenty years before Sea Hawk joined The Great Rebellion, The Falcon disappeared without a trace. Although his father had instilled him with good morals, Sea Hawk spent many years as a pirate, plundering the seas of Etheria. Later, he aids The Horde by delivering supplies. He later reveals that he only helped The Horde for the sum of money they paid him. Underneath all of this, it is established that Sea Hawk is a good man. When he meets Princess Adora, shortly after her own defection from The Horde, she shows him that what he is doing is wrong and he joins The Rebellion in their fight against The Horde.

He usually wields a laser rapier in combat, but he later gains much more powerful weapons from his father, the Falcon. Among these are an Impact Ring, that enhances his physical blows a hundredfold and projects a protective energy shield in the form of a falcon; Seven League Boots that enable him to leap over great distances and a Photon Cutlass, which can stun when its blade glows blue and can cut through any substance when it glows red.

Sea Hawk also develops a crush on Princess Adora, revealing that he likes to spend the time with her, and She-Ra is just a fighting partner to him. This leads Sea Hawk and Adora to start a relationship in which they kissed each other at least twice in the franchise.

Sea Hawk appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, portrayed as a hyperactive glory-seeker with a habit of setting his ships on fire to ram his enemies. He also has an on-and-off relationship with Mermista, constantly flirting with her despite her annoyance.

Sea Hawk is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series and by Jordan Fisher in the 2018 series.

Madame RazzEdit

Madame Razz is a witch who lives in The Whispering Woods among the other Twigets. She uses her abilities to help The Great Rebellion in their fight against Hordak and the Evil Horde.

Being a witch, she has spellcasting abilities, and is able to brew potions in her cauldron. With the aid of Broom, she can fly. Madame Razz is very absent-minded, and frequently mispronounces spells or forgets them completely, due to her advanced age. However, they usually have a tendency to work out for the best regardless.

She is the equivalent of Orko in the He-Man series, both as comic relief and for occasional periods of wisdom. Also, most of their faces are usually covered by their hats. Madame Razz is one of three people on Etheria that knows Adora is She-Ra; she also tells the tale of how She-Ra met Light Hope, the gatekeeper of The Crystal Castle. Although they share her secret, neither one has ever interacted throughout the series run.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Madame Razz is listed as a Twigget.

In the 2018 series, Razz is re-imagined as a somewhat-senile old woman in the Whispering Woods with an unknown connection to the previous She-Ra Mara, and has a Russian accent. Madame Razz is voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series and by Grey Griffin in the 2018 series.

BroomEdit

Broom is a sentient broomstick with face and arms who is Madame Razz's friend and can fly enough to serve as her mode of transportation.

Broom is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

She-Ra / Princess MaraEdit

Mara was the last She-Ra before Adora. She makes her first appearance in a holographic demonstration made by Light Hope to explain to Adora the She-Ra line at the Crystal Castle in the episode "Light Hope". Light Hope initially painted Mara as a failure, citing that her actions broke the She-Ra line for many years. Eventually, Adora discovers the truth behind Mara's time as She-Ra. She was originally sent to Etheria by the First Ones to study the planet's magic, along with Light Hope, and was given the sword by her superiors. During this time, she befriended Razz and through her, learned of the deeper meaning behind magic on Etheria. Eventually, she discovered the truth behind the First Ones' project: they intended to syphon the natural magic of Etheria's runestones and the princesses into She-Ra as a massive weapon to use against their enemies, called the Heart of Etheria. Since She-Ra was the only being capable of withstanding all the power, they built the sword as a means to control her. When Mara discovered this and that the First Ones had reprogrammed Light Hope to fire the weapon at any costs, she attempted to stop the weapon from going off and forever hid Etheria in Despondos to keep the Heart from destroying other worlds. This ultimately cost her her life, but she was able to leave a recorded message for Adora explaining everything to her successor.

Mara is voiced by Zehra Fazal.

Note: The look and name of the character appear to be inspired by the Mara character from The New Adventures of He-Man, although no official link between the characters has been made.

KowlEdit

Kowl is a flying Etherian creature and resembles a cross between a koala and an owl. Kowl's species is never named in the series. His species possess the ability to fly using their giant wing-like ears and to read the minds of other members of their species if they have some feathers of the other. This ability allows the Evil Horde to almost capture their enemies. Although Kowl lacks courage, this does not stop him from trying to help his friends when they are in need. Kowl seems to have developed a strong attachment to fellow Rebel Bow. Their love/hate relationship suggests they have known each other for quite some time, often implying they didn't like each other when it could be seen that they had a great friendship. Kowl also had a one-time rivalry with Imp so much so that in one episode, Imp attempts to set up Kowl as a Horde spy by planting Horde coins in his bed. Some of The Great Rebellion think Kowl may be a traitor, but Princess Adora firmly believes he is innocent. Later on in the episode, it is revealed that Imp was the one responsible for the coins and that Kowl's innocent. The Rebels apologize to Kowl for not trusting him and he is accepted back into the fold. It should also be noted that Kowl is one of three people on Etheria that knows that Adora is She-Ra and has been to The Crystal Castle to see Light Hope.

Kowl does not appear in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. However, Glimmer does have a stuffed animal version of the character in her bedroom.

Kowl is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

Supporting MembersEdit

Queen CastaspellaEdit

Castaspella is a member of The Great Rebellion. As her name implies, she is a sorceress and is able to wield great magic. She is the Queen of Mystacor. Castaspella is sometimes called Casta by other members of the Rebellion.

Castaspella is an extremely powerful sorceress, able to control magical forces of immense strength including: precognitive, communicative, analytical and manipulative spells. To focus and intensify her magic, she linked her powers with her gold armbands. She is one of the most powerful sorceresses on Etheria, along with Queen Angella and Shadow Weaver. She and Shadow Weaver were once friends and fellow pupils of the sorcerer Norwyn when Shadow Weaver was human.

Castaspella appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Castaspella is the sister of King Micah and aunt to Glimmer. It has been hinted that she and her sister-in-law don't get along well. In this version she is Asian.

Castaspella is voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series and by Sandra Oh in the 2018 series.

FlutterinaEdit

Flutterina is a member of The Great Rebellion. She has the power of flight due to the two wings on her back. She is like a normal Etherian woman, but with the wings of a butterfly. Before she was transformed into Flutterina by Light Hope, her name was "Small One" and she was a laborer in Baron Condor's castle.

In the 2018 series, Flutterina is a child-like disguise that Double Trouble assumes to infiltrate the Great Rebellion before being exposed as their saboteur.

Flutterina is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Amanda C. Miller in the 2018 series.

Double TroubleEdit

Double Trouble is Glimmer's cousin and Queen Angella's niece/nephew from the Kingdom of Green Glade who serves the Rebellion's Chief Spy, able to disguise themself as almost anyone with a little time. They are very dexterous and can squeeze themself into almost impossibly tiny spaces or climb the sheerest of walls to carry out their missions. Double is not much of a fighter, though their agility makes Double a good dodger. No disguise is beyond them, they can look like an aged King one moment or a Horde Villainess the next, as well as changing their voice to suit the disguise. Double can fast-talk their way out of the tightest spots and is very effective against the Horde who they adamantly hate. This stems from the fact that they play a Horde supporter in their normal guise, the better to spy on when the time comes. As a result, Double is often mistrusted by Etherians not in the know for this very reason. For unknown reasons, Double Trouble who was conceptualized for animation, did not appear in the Filmation series, only appearing in comic books and in toy form (first wave).

In the 2018 series, Double Trouble is portrayed as a non-binary chameleon-like shape-shifter who is morally ambiguous with a theatric flair as they love causing chaos and getting into character while in disguise. Double Trouble first appears in season four to offer their services to Catra, infiltrating the Rebellion under the guise of Flutterina as part of Catra's tactics before being captured. Double Trouble later changes sides when Glimmer reveals the Heart of Etheria would give the Rebellion an advantage, sabotaging Catra's plans before leaving her broken and defeated. They later appear in season five disguised as Prince Peekablue, which the princesses wanted to ask for help. [14]

Double Trouble is voiced by Jacob Tobia in the 2018 series.

Light HopeEdit

Light Hope is a magical entity composed entirely of light. She is the guardian of The Crystal Castle, and acts as a mentor and advisor to She-Ra in her battle against Hordak and the Horde. Light Hope is the Etherian version of the Sorceress.

In She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, Light Hope is a holographic projection developed by the First Ones' ancient technology, normally appearing in a female form while able to alter her appearance if needed.

Light Hope is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Morla Gorrondona in the 2018 series.

Loo-KeeEdit

Loo-Kee is a small Etherian creature who resembles a chipmunk. He belongs to a race of beings known as the Kon-Seals. Loo-Kee follows She-Ra and the other members of The Great Rebellion, while hidden behind trees, bushes and other objects. At the end of almost every episode, Loo-Kee emerges and asks the viewer if they had seen where he had been hiding. He then reveals to the viewer where he had been hiding, and then relates the moral of the story.

Other than this, the character makes only two "full" appearances throughout the entire series. In "Loo-Kee Lends a Hand", Light Hope reveals to Loo-Kee the true identities of Prince Adam and Adora as He-Man and She-Ra. The other episode is "Loo-Kee's Sweety". His father Paa-Pee is leader of the Kon-Seals. His girlfriend is Laa-See. The Kon-Seals are seen bringing fruit to prisoners of the Horde.

Loo-Kee is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series. Loo-Kee makes an appearance in the 2018 version as a poster briefly shown in Glimmer's bedroom during the first episode and a design on Razz's hand fan. During the Princess Ball, there is also a "blink-and-you'll-miss-it" shot where something heavily resembling Loo-Kee is hanging with the other party guests in the background. Loo-Kee also appears hiding in each issue of the DC Comics series He-Man: The Eternity War (2014–2016).

PeekablueEdit

Peekablue is a member of The Great Rebellion. She possesses blue peacock feathers which give her the ability of enhanced sight, with them she is able to see into the far reaches of the universe.

Peekablue is male in the 2018 version. A reference to Peekablue is mentioned in Season One's "Princess Prom", that he is dating Sweet Bee.

Peekablue is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series and by John Lavelle in the 2018 series.

Snout SpoutEdit

Snout Spout is a cyborg with a human body and a metal elephant-shaped head.[15] He serves the Great Rebellion as a firefighter, his main power being to spray jets of water, stored in a special pack on his back, from his trunk, which he refills periodically from rivers and lakes. Unlike many of the male characters in the series, Snout Spout's body-design looks more appropriate for the He-Man series, as he wears little clothing, save for boots, a furry loin-cloth and wrist bands. This is because the character was originally designed for the He-Man toyline. He made three appearances in the series. Up until his third appearance, he was referred to by his working name, Hose Nose during production. In his third and final appearance, an attempt was made to connect the character to the He-Man toyline. Introduced as Snout Spout, it's stated by Adora that he and Prince Adam were visiting from Eternia whereas his earlier appearances seem to indicate his status as a member of the Rebellion.

Snout Spout is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 80s series.

Star SistersEdit

The Star Sisters are three sisters that debuted in the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline. It all started when an envious sorceress trapped the Star Sisters in a shooting star. It hurled through the galaxy until it crashed on Etheria. They remained in their prison until the day when Swift Wind's hooves accidentally opened the entrance to their prison. After being freed by She-Ra, the Star Sisters formed an alliance with her.

In She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, they are renamed the Star Siblings, due to Jewelstar being male, and the Great Rebellion encounters them on an unstable planet where both parties are looking for some crystals to power their ship.

  • Starla - the leader of the Star Sisters who can blast enemies with blinding spells of light and sense danger. She created the Star Staffs to maintain a telepathic bond with her other two sisters and assisted the mysterious Whisps in creating the Starburst Cape for She-Ra. Starla is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Melissa Fumero in the 2018 series.
  • Jewelstar - the youngest of the Star Sisters who can conjure a magic jewel armor that refracts light. In She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, he is a transgender man, and is the middle child. He is voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series and by Alex Blue Davis in the 2018 series.
  • Tallstar - a member of the Star Sisters with size-shifting abilities. She is voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series and by Ashley Eckstein in the 2018 series.

Sweet-BeeEdit

Sweet-Bee is a member of a race of intergalactic Bee People.

Her people fled from their homeworld when it was destroyed when their sun exploded. Sweet Bee's people came to Etheria to find a new home. All of her people possess bee-like wings on the backs which give them the ability to fly. Sweet Bee is sent by The Hive to scout for a new planet to colonize. It is her job to find out if the planet has a good source of water and also if the people of the planet are peaceful in nature. While scouting the planet, her spaceship is captured by Hordak, and he tries to use her people to do his bidding. He-Man and She-Ra free the Bee People from Hordak, but they later come under threat from Skeletor. It is at this time that Sweet Bee decides to join the Great Rebellion to fight for their freedom.[16]

In the Season One episode "Princess Prom" of the Netflix series, she's referenced to by Adora as Peekablue's girlfriend.

Sweet-Bee is voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series.

King MicahEdit

King Micah is Queen Angella's husband and Glimmer's father. He was captured by the Horde for over 15 years until he was finally rescued and reunited with his family. In the 2018 series, Micah was a former apprentice of Shadow Weaver when she was Light Spinner who joined the Rebellion and supposedly died during one of their battles against the Horde. However, it is first hinted in the season 3 finale "The Portal" that he is still alive. His true fate is revealed in the season 4 episode "Beast Island," where it turns out the Horde actually exiled him to Beast Island, and he is subsequently rescued by Adora, Bow, and Swift Wind.

King Micah is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series and Daniel Dae Kim in the 2018 series. Taylor Gray also voices a young King Micah in the 2018 series.

Wrong HordakEdit

Wrong Hordak is the name given to one of Horde Prime's clone soldiers in the 2018 series after a shot from Bow's electrical arrow destroys the chip connecting him to the Galactic Horde's larger hive mind. After regaining consciousness, the terrified clone mistakes Bow and Entrapta for other soldiers and accepts Entrapta's name for him, as she had initially mistaken him for Hordak. He possesses a childlike and naive personality due to having had no individual thought for most of his life, initially believing that the Resistance are also clones of Prime and that he was disconnected for a secret mission on Prime's behalf, but gradually comes to understand that Prime is a fraud and tyrant. His fate is unknown at the end of the 2018 series, but it is likely he is still alive, as he was last seen clinging to Swift Wind and destroying Horde Prime did not harm the other clones.

The HordeEdit

The Horde is a fictional intergalactic organization of supervillainous monsters, robots, and sorcerors on Etheria who occupy the land on behalf of their leader Hordak. The Fright Zone serves as their base of operation, with connections on both Etheria and Eternia. Among its members are:

Key MembersEdit

CatraEdit

Catra is the Force Captain of the Evil Horde (a position previously held by Adora before she defected). Her trademark is a magical mask, given to her by Hordak, who in turn had stolen it from the queen of the Magicats. Catra could transform into a purple panther of formidable strength by pulling the mask over her eyes. However, even in human form, Catra had such confidence in her own skills that she was prepared to take on Huntara, one of the most ruthless warriors in the galaxy.[17]

The comically feline voice bestowed upon the character by Melendy Britt belied Catra's extremely cruel and calculating ways. The only characters that Catra evinced any tenderness towards were her pet lion Clawdeen and the handsome pirate Sea Hawk, although the latter evoked Catra's wrath when he paired with Adora. The vain feline Force Captain had no regard or concern for even her fellow members of the Evil Horde, although Entrapta seemed to come as close to being a friend of Catra's as anyone could get. She despised Adora from her time in the Horde, as she envied the position that Hordak's adopted daughter was holding.

Catra's mask also granted her telepathic control over all cats, and seemingly the power to teleport herself to specific locations as displayed in the episode One to Count On. In the toyline, she is the principal villain instead of Hordak (who is part of the Masters of the Universe toyline),[18] but even in the Filmation series, she was featured as the chief antagonist in more episodes than any other Horde villain. In fact, Catra only seemed to serve Hordak in order to accrue more power and position for herself. She teamed up with Skeletor to destroy Hordak in My Friend, My Enemy, presumably after learning that Hordak offered to make Kowl's evil cousin Red-Eye his Force Captain. She was also perfectly ready to abandon Hordak so that she could become the Queen of the Magicats.

In the 2018 series, she is being portrayed as an anthropomorphic cat with heterochromic eyes who was Adora's friend before becoming enemies with her after she joined the Rebellion. She confessed her love for Adora at the end of season five.

In the Masters of the Univers Classics toyline, her bio states that she gained her mask upon joining the Evil Horde.

Catra is voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series and by AJ Michalka in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

EntraptaEdit

A Horde scientist who specialises in devising traps, Entrapta has two long braids of prehensile hair that can ensnare her enemies. She appears to be a close sidekick of Catra. In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, her bio states that she was recruited by Catra when the Evil Horde first invaded Etheria. She speaks with an unknown European accent.

Entrapta is a skilled scientist and inventor who is credited with designing advanced equipment for The Horde to employ in their battle against The Great Rebellion.[19] Her specialty is devising different traps for members of The Rebellion. One invention created by Entrapta is the Trapper Tank.

In the 2018 series, Entrapta is portrayed as a more sympathetic character as she initially joined the Rebels despite her obsession with technology complicating things for them.[20] But when assumed to have died during a rescue mission in the Fright Zone, Entrapta ends up being captured and convinced by Catra to defect to the Horde with the promise of giving her access to their advanced technology. Though she succumbs to the temptation while providing the Horde with the means to search for First One technology, she essentially rationalizes herself as being neutral in her abstract pursuits of learning the secrets of Etheria's ancient past. She eventually wins Hordak's favour after impressing him with her ability to understand his advanced research, helping him perfect his technology. Entrapta learned what actually happened during Fright Zone mission, but was hesitant in trusting Adora as she warned her against opening a portal. Entrapta learned the portal device could destroy Etheria and refused to complete it, resulting in her exile to Beast Island by Catra covering up her discovery and making her appear as a traitor.

Entrapta is voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series and by Christine Woods in 2018 series.

Entrapta also appears in the Robot Chicken episode "Slaughterhouse on the Prairie" where she, Catra and Scorpia attack Castle Bright Moon. Intercepted by She-Ra in the midst of a menstruation-induced temper, Entrapta is killed when She-Ra bursts her breasts.[21]

GrizzlorEdit

Grizzlor is a hairy man-beast creature from the wild, using his brute strength when attacking his opponents. Most story media have portrayed him as either a mindless brute or as comically unintelligent. He looks more intimidating in the cartoon than the figure.

Grizzlor is introduced into the Masters of the Universe toy line in 1985 among the first wave of Evil Horde figures. His figure was packaged with the mini-comic "Grizzlor: The Legend Comes Alive!" which portrays him as a kind of urban legend among the Eternians, a product of apparent "tall tales" about a wild man-beast which roams the night stalking its prey. After Buzz-Off disturbs his Heroic comrades with tales of the creature, it later transpires that Grizzlor is a real creature and has been hired by Hordak to fight against He-Man and the Heroic Warriors. Grizzlor is portrayed as a mindless, savage killing machine, who is defeated by being shown his own reflection in a mirror; he apparently fears nothing but the sight of his own gruesome visage.

Grizzlor also appears in several of the Masters of the Universe comic series.[22] A notable one of these are the UK comics published by London Editions, which portray him as one of the least intelligent of all the evil characters. In this series he is frequently used for comic relief and has a childlike mentality, implying he is not actually evil and has merely been misled by Hordak into helping with his schemes. An origin story in a later issue explains that he comes from the jungle world of Jungulia "on the outer edge of the spiral arm of the N24 galaxy" and is a member of a race of man-beast creatures. Although his race was peaceful, by the age of 428 he had developed savage anger that shocked his family and stumbled across a range of powerful weapons in a cave. His youthful nature led him to see them as toys and play with them as such. When detected with the weapons by Horde Prime's sata-spies, they mistook him for an evil warrior and reported him to Hordak, who beamed him on board his ship, erasing all memories of Jungulia from his mind so he would willingly serve him. At first, upon seeing the advanced weapons, Hordak mistakenly believed Grizzlor must possess an incredible mental genius, but subsequently, Grizzlor proved to have no remote intelligence, rendering Hordak confused as to why Horde Prime wanted him in the Horde.

Grizzlor appears in animated form in the cartoon series She-Ra: Princess of Power, in which the Horde are the main villains. The cartoon series plays down his savagery, presumably to make his character more suitable for a children's audience. At times it even seems as though he may be more human than animal, particularly in the early episode "Beast Island" in which he is competent enough to operate a computer console and command a series of Destructotanks. However, he is far from intelligent and is usually portrayed as a generic bumbling villain, constantly fouling up Hordak's schemes. Although he appears frequently in the cartoon he has no spotlight roles and is mostly consigned to background appearances.

Grizzlor also features in animated form in the updated Masters of the Universe cartoon series, produced in 2002 by Mike Young Productions, to promote the relaunched toy line. Mattel had intended to release the Horde characters among the next wave of villains, and they were intended to fill the role of the main opposition to He-Man in the show's third season. The second season episode "The Power of Grayskull" features the Horde in a flashback sequence, as an evil force from Ancient Eternia. Grizzlor was seen amongst Hordak, Leech, and Mantenna in a non-speaking role, and was imprisoned by King Grayskull in the dimension of Despondos together with Hordak and the rest of the Horde. However, since the toy line and cartoon were cancelled shortly afterward, the third season was never made. Despite the cancellation of the line. Grizzlor made a cameo in a 2018 She-Ra series after appearing in 2002 He-Man Season 2, a Grizzlor mini statue figure has been sculpted and issued by toy sculptors the Four Horsemen.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Grizzlor is a Karrakian from the planet Jungulia who was kidnapped by the Horde Empire and brainwashed to serve Hordak.

He also makes a brief appearance in the She-Ra and the Princesses of Power episode "Razz."

Grizzlor is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Keston John in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

Grizzlor appears in the Robot Chicken episode "1987", voiced by Seth MacFarlane. He alongside Beast Man try to prevent Mo-Larr from reaching Skeletor, only for the Eternian Dentist to use a drill on Grizzlor's eye. Tom Root voices Grizzlor in the episode "Slaughterhouse on the Prairie" where he accompanies Mantenna into attacking the Whispering Woods and slaughtering the Twiggets, only for She-Ra to stop them, and Grizzlor ends up being impaled by (and remaining stuck to) She-Ra's foot.[21] A decade later, he appears in the episode "No Wait, He Has a Cane" in the sketch "Grizzlor and the Secret of the Pubes", where Skeletor shrinks Grizzlor and has him impersonate He-Man's heart-shaped pubic hair so Skeletor can magically ignite it during Castle Grayskull's jazz night, after which Skeletor re-enlarges him and the pubic lice he was harboring, which attack everyone.[23]

Grizzlor was voted No.4 in The 14 Least Masterful Masters of the Universe by Io9.[15]

HordakEdit

Hordak (Hec-Tor Kur) is Skeletor's old master, She-Ra's archenemy, and the Horde's ruthless cyborg leader who conquered most of the planet Etheria. He is the brother of Horde Prime. In the 1980s cartoon series, Hordak is a cyborg who can alter his shape, most often into that of a rocket to make a quick get-away. In the Masters of the Universe comics Hordak also tries to conquer Eternia, making him a frequent adversary of both He-Man and Skeletor.

However, in the 2002 series Hordak wished to rule over all of Eternia. After he and his minions defeated the Snake Men, Hordak turned his attention to Castle Grayskull and launched an attack against it. He was defeated by King Grayskull, who banished Hordak and his forces to the Abyss and entrapped them in a dimension within. Somehow, ages later, Hordak became Skeletor's master, despite the dimensional differences. Hordak saves Keldor's life after he is mortally injured battling Randor; in saving his life, Hordak transformed Keldor into Skeletor and told him there would one day be a price to pay for Hordak's assistance. Later in the series, Evil-Lyn and Count Marzo attempt to release Hordak from his dimensional prison.

Unlike his former pupil Skeletor, Hordak prefers to place his reliance on Science and Technology, rather than magic. He suffered no fools and expected the highest standards of excellence from his minions, rewarding them when they succeeded and punishing them severely when they failed.

Hordak serves as the main antagonist for the first four seasons of the 2018 reboot She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

His face is a pale flesh color on the figure but pure white in the cartoon. Initially, the figure did not have the left cannon arm as he did in the cartoon. The figure just had two normal arms. However, later variants of Hordak gave him a variety of cyborg-like mechanical gimmicks, reminiscent of the shape-changing powers he displayed in the 1980s cartoon.

Hordak is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series, Colin Murdock in the 2002 series, and Keston John in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

Horde PrimeEdit

Horde Prime is the supreme ruler of the intergalactic Horde Empire. Horde Prime was created by Filmation for the She-Ra cartoon but has since crossed over to Masters of the Universe as well.[24][25]

Horde Prime is the ruler of the intergalactic Evil Horde.[16] He is only seen surrounded by smoke. His full true form has never been seen, though the episode For Want of a Horse indicates that he has two heads. A metallic arm comes out of the cloud of smoke when he is outraged or angered. Horde Prime has a son named Prince Zed who calls Hordak his uncle, suggesting that Horde Prime and Hordak may be brothers or at least brothers-in-law.

In the Masters of the Universe comics published in the United Kingdom by London Edition Magazines, Horde Prime appears as a regular sized bearded humanoid with antennae which protrude through his helmet.

A Horde Prime action figure was finally released in 2012 for the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, sculpted by the Four Horsemen. It includes two interchangeable heads, one based on his UK comics design and the other resembles his brother Hordak. The latter head also includes a helmet to represent his Filmation look.

Horde Prime appears as the main antagonist in the fifth and final season of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, as a cybernetic humanoid version of himself with extra eyes transplanted from his clones, who serve as both his personal army and as extensions of himself. Horde Prime discarded one such clone for his physical imperfections and sent him on a suicide mission on the front lines, the clone ending up stranded instead on the planet Etheria in the empty dimension of Despondos, where he named himself Hordak and built his own division of the Horde. For the first three seasons of the series, Hordak sought to open a portal back to the universe to bring the rest of the Horde forces to the planet so they could conquer it and prove that Horde Prime was wrong about him. In the third season finale, Hordak and Catra successfully open a portal that nearly destroys Etheria before She-Ra destroys it, but allows Horde Prime to pinpoint Hordak's location. But after Etheria is brought into the universe through a portal opened by Light Hope and discovered by Horde Prime and his armada in the fourth season finale, considering his clone’s independent actions offensive, Horde Prime erased Hordak's mind and ordered him to be "reconditioned” but was talked out of destroying Etheria by Catra after revealing the Heart of Etheria's existence to him, which he decided to claim as his own. He was destroyed by She-Ra in the series finale after she freed the Heart of Etheria and restored magic to the universe.

Horde Prime is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Keston John in the 2018 series.

Writer Emiliano Santalucia revealed the being inside the crystal of the first 200x Masters of the Universe comic series was the Unnamed One from The Powers of Grayskull: The Legend Begins!, he discloses the Unnamed One's essence was split in two, one trapped in the crystal and the other taking a mechanical body and becoming Horde Prime.[26]

ImpEdit

Imp is a small, shapeshifting Horde spy. He is despised by the other Horde members, apart from Hordak, who enjoys his company. Imp more often than not tries to stay on the right side of Hordak to avoid incurring his wrath. He points out to Hordak when other members of the Evil Horde fail in their different missions, and encourages Hordak to vent his anger on them. Because of this nature, Imp is hated by most other members of The Horde. It is not just The Horde who have a dislike for Imp, but also members of The Great Rebellion.

In one episode, Imp attempts to set up Kowl as a Horde spy, by planting Horde coins in his bed. Some of The Rebellion think Kowl may be a traitor, but Adora believes he is innocent. Later in the episode, it is revealed that Imp was the one responsible for the coins and that Kowl is innocent. The Rebels apologize to Kowl for not trusting him. Imp's main task is due to his shape-shifting abilities. He is tasked to spy on members of The Rebellion and report back to Hordak, which has been shown on several occasions, such as informing Hordak of the Red Knight and the birth of Swift Wind's baby on Unicorn Island.

It seems that without Hordak, Imp has little influences within The Horde, being more like a lapdog. Imp is actually rather distinctive amongst the Horde, as he is one of their few members with the ability to fly.

Imp makes an appearance in the 2018 series. Imp's shapeshifting abilities are not shown, but he is still employed as a spy and can record and playback overheard conversation.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, his bio states that he is a devoted minion of Hordak who talents are loathed by the other Horde members.

Imp's chest form was released as an accessory with a cartoon-inspired action figure of Hordak as part of the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline in 2014. His bio states that he is a devoted minion of Hordak whose talents are loathed by the other Horde members.

Imp is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series.

KyleEdit

Kyle (voiced by Antony Del Rio) debuted in the 2018 She-Ra and Princesses of Power series which he is exclusive to. A rather weak and timid human character, he is the least effective member of Catra's soldiers, often working alongside Lonnie and Rogelio. In a conversation with Swift Wind, Scorpia almost lets it slip that Kyle has a crush on Rogelio.

LeechEdit

Leech is an amphibian-like creature with a large and bulky build who uses the suction pads on his hands, feet and mouth to siphon his opponent's life-force, rendering them helpless against him. In the cartoon, he did not have the "extra mouth" that the figure had. Instead, he used his suction cups to drain his enemies' life force.[27]

The second season episode of the 2002 series "The Power of Grayskull" features the Horde in a flashback sequence, as an evil force from Ancient Eternia. Leech is seen among them in a non-speaking role and was imprisoned by King Grayskull in the dimension of Despondos together with Hordak and the rest of the Horde. Leech does not appear in the 2018 series.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Leech is a Slebetor Slugman that came from the bottom of Lake Gnarl when he was drawn to Hordak by a spell.

Leech is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

CBR voted Leech 3rd worst He-Man toy.[28]

Lonnie/LohniEdit

Lohni debuted as the former second-in-command under force captain Adora in the 1985 She-Ra: Princess of Power animated series in the episode "Friendship". After Adora's defection to the Great Rebellion, Lohni would assist Hordak in an attempt to trap Adora after Hordak had imprisoned her father. Lohni would however have a change of heart, joining the Rebellion herself and help rescue Adora.

A different version of the character, called Lonnie (voiced by Dana Davis) debuted in the 2018 She-Ra and Princesses of Power series, as a Horde cadet alongside Adora, Catra, Rogelio and Kyle. After Adora leaves the Horde and Catra is promoted to force captain, Lonnie becomes the leader of the cadets and participates in many battles before they become disillusioned enough to eventually quit the Horde in the fourth season.

MantennaEdit

Mantenna is a Horde member with four legs who can fire a variety of energy beams from his pop-out antenna eyes.[29] Mantenna has a stutter and is mainly used for comic relief, with a running gag that Hordak frequently sends him down a trap door in front of his throne for any number of reasons. Although, once or twice Mantenna actually turns the tables on Hordak and sends him plummeting down his own trap. The figure's eyes are blue but yellow in the cartoon.

Mantenna and the other original Horde warriors are featured in a flashback in the 2002 episode "The Power of Grayskull".

While not featured heavily, his appearance is far more serious and evil looking than it had been in She-Ra.

In the 2002 series, he is redrawn, to be much more menacing. Mantenna attempts to blast King Grayskull with his energy beams but ends up being choked to unconsciousness by the king. Mantenna does not speak in the 2002 series nor appear in the 2018 series.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Mantenna is a Rebrunk Nuris from the planet Phelibio IX.

Mantenna is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

Comic Book Resources voted Mantenna 6th worst He-Man toy.[28]

RogelioEdit

Rogelio is a lizard man who is exclusive to the She-Ra and the Princesses of Power animated series. He serves as a Horde soldier often working alongside fellow cadets Lonnie and Kyle. Although a more effective soldier than some, he has little to no speaking lines in the series.

ScorpiaEdit

A female Horde enforcer with a stinging scorpion tail and sharp pincers, Scorpia appeared in the She-Ra cartoon.[30]

She appeared in the first season of the show as one of the Horde's main warriors.[13] She seemed to have jurisdiction over a region called the Crimson Waste, where she owned a scorpion-shaped domicile (with a throne room) replete with slaves.

Scorpia and Catra were often at loggerheads with each other, usually only working together as a last resort, although Scorpia ultimately had to obey Catra as a member of Catra's Force Squad.[31]

Instead of hands, she possesses claw-like pincers and a powerful tail which was used to capture opponents. Her tail makes her a powerful fighter but is at times a disadvantage to her as She-Ra has used it several times to hurl her out of the way. She is susceptible to flattery, shown when Bow (Sea Hawk in the 2018 reboot) fooled her once into believing that he was a Horde inspector and thus gained access into a secret Horde factory.

Scorpia owned a powerful tank called the Crawler, with a scorpion-shaped tail that shot sleep-rays. She learned the hard way that she may be skilled at both technology and combat, but isn't cut out to practice magic. The first-ever figure of Scorpia was released as part of the Masters of the Universe Classics in 2014. Her bio states that she is a Scorpioni who surrendered her home in the Crimson Wastes when siding with Hordak.

In the 2018 series, while having a more exaggerated figure with a more simple and naïve personality, Scorpia is revealed to be a Princess whose family were the original rulers of the Fright Zone before swearing loyalty to the Horde and giving Hordak the Black Garnet Runestone.[32][33] Even before the Horde's arrival to Etheria, Scorpia's family were considered outcasts among the royal families. She becomes Catra's right hand, having strong feelings for her and wanting to help her in any way she can.[33] Besides her huge claw pincers, Scorpia can use her tail to administer a paralyzing venom into whomever she stings. In season four, guilty over her role in Entrapta's exile, Scorpia leaves the Horde and ends up joining the Rebellion while gaining electricity-based powers from connecting to the Black Garnet.

Scorpia is voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s cartoon and by Lauren Ash in the 2018 series.

Shadow WeaverEdit

Shadow Weaver first appeared in the She-Ra cartoon series as the Evil Horde's Head Mistress of Dark Magic who hides her horrific appearance within a grand crimson hooded robe. She commands an array of Black Magicks, vast encyclopedic knowledge of dark Etherian mystical lore and access to ancient artifacts accumulated by years of Horde dominion over the galaxy. She is often seen as a second-in-command type to Hordak but is still his slave, he has been seen threatening to wipe her mystical advancements away at a whim. Her stygian abode lies on outskirts the Fright Zone is appropriately called Horror Hall. She is a powerful sorceress in her own right but is equal to her long-time rival Castaspella.

Shadow Weaver began as a apprentice sorceress at a young age and is originally from the Kingdom of Mystacor. Along-side with Castaspella, the two began their training by the greatest Etherian sorcerer, Norwyn. When Hordak arrived on Etheria, he promised Shadow Weaver she would be Head Horde Sorceress and have instant access to the top tier of Horde Magicks in exchange for information on the rebel leaderships location, to which she agreed. Originally only a second-rate sorceress herself, her capabilities were greatly increased through a magical gem, one that was responsible for a devastating unforeseen physical transformation. While Shadow Weaver was absorbing the power of the Horde's "dark gem", Norwyn discovered her and realized Shadow Weaver's great betrayal. He then destroyed the gem, severing her link with the gem but not before she had taken a third of its power, inducing an irreversible change in her, mentally and physically. Shadow Weaver now corrupted by Horde magic ultimately turned her back on Norwyn and Castaspella and joined The Horde forever. From the first episodes of She-Ra, Shadow Weaver acted as a sort of adoptive mother for Adora on Hordak's orders.

In the 2018 series, Shadow Weaver was designed to be hoodless and wearing a mask to conceal her disfigurement. She is portrayed to have been originally a disgraced Mystacorian mage named Light Spinner, who left her kingdom long ago and resurfaced as Hordak's second in command with access to the Black Garnet runestone which she learned to draw power from. For years she favored Adora over Catra during their upbringing, to the point of acting against Hordak's orders as she focused her full attention on reclaiming Adora. However, this gradually leads to Shadow Weaver's downfall as Catra wins Hordak's favor and replaces her, while Shadow Weaver is imprisoned for violently refusing to relinquish the Black Garnet to her former subordinate. She later defects to the Rebellion and continues to assist Adora, despite the misgivings of her friends. In the season finale, she sacrifices herself to destroy a monster barring Adora and Catra from reaching the Heart of Etheria.

Shadow Weaver is voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series and Lorraine Toussaint in the 2018 series.

The first action figure of Shadow Weaver was released in 2012 for the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline. Her bio states she was born in Mystacor and was the apprentice to the great mage Norwyn until the day she sided with Hordak.

Horde TroopersEdit

The Horde Troopers or Hordesmen are robotic soldiers that serve the Horde Empire, and form the bulk of the Evil Horde's vast army.[15] They wear grey armor emblazoned with the Horde insignia. Debuting in the She-Ra cartoon series, they also appeared alongside Hordak in various MOTU comics. A Horde Trooper action figure was released in 1986 for the vintage Masters of the Universe toy line.

An updated pair of Horde Troopers was released in 2014 for the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline. Their bio states that they are mass-produced in the Horde's factories.

Horde WraithsEdit

The Horde Wraiths are a group of magicians that work for Hordak.

In the 2002 series, the Horde Wraiths are shown in flashbacks detailing Hordak's time on Eternia. One flashback detailed Hordak having them use the Spell of Separation from the Tablet of Triad and Separation which nearly destroyed the planet. Another flashback had them partaking in the Evil Horde's fight with King Grayskull.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, the Horde Wraiths are the results of different magicians throughout the galaxy being enslaved by the Gem of Horokoth. During the plans to obtain the Starseed from the center of Eternia, King Grayskull interfered and stopped Hordak at the cost of Hordak's lead witch. That witch was replaced by Shadow Weaver who maintained her free will when the Gem of Horokoth was destroyed by Castaspella.

Other membersEdit

Admiral ScurvyEdit

Admiral Scurvy is a member of the Horde who oversees their naval operations on the Horde Dreadnought. He is also a rival of Sea Hawk.

Admiral Scurvy appears in the fourth season of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as a free agent and a former friend of Sea Hawk's, before Sea Hawk burned his ships. He later captures Sea Hawk, Bow, and Swift Wind to receive the bounty on them from Octavia.

Admiral Scurvy is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series and by Keston John in the 2018 series.

CallixEdit

Callix (voiced by Scott McNeil in the 2002 series) is a Vebex Rock Man who can crumble him into pebbles and reassemble himself. His name is also spelled Calyx.

He first appeared briefly in the 2002 He-Man cartoon series. He was present with Hordak outside Castle Grayskull. When Callix gave Hordak the bad news about the Snake Men's defeat and how it will be difficult to attack Castle Grayskull, Hordak crumbled him to dust.

Callix received a toy In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline in 2015. He was recruited into the Horde during his youth and rose to the ranks due to his insight and perspective of the Horde's enemies.

Colonel BlastEdit

Colonel Blast is a Horde commander with electro-energy weapons built into his armor. He appears to be quite muscular and strong, but in reality, he is a rather scrawny and unimpressive man underneath the armor. He was based on the prototype for Rio Blast, a heroic character.

Colonel Blast is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

Cy-ChopEdit

Newly created for the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Cy-Chop is a cyborg bounty hunter with scissor-like hands, blue furry limbs, and a transparent torso. He was created for the 30th Anniversary of the Masters of the Universe toyline by Mattel's Terry Higuchi.

In his earlier years, Scychor roamed the galaxy as a mercenary and professional thief with his partner Kronis until he was betrayed by him and thrown from the vehicle. The rogue robots saved him by preserving his organs in the robot body's chest and his brain in a robotic skull. As Cy-Chop, he was recruited by Hordak to fight against the Masters of the Universe and the Snake Men.

DragstorEdit

Dragstor is a cyborg who is part man, part vehicle.[34] He has rocket thrusters on his back and a tyred wheel built into his chest which he uses to cruise along the ground at super-speed. He never appeared in the He-Man or She-Ra cartoons because he was one of the penultimate toys to be released, by which time the cartoons had ended.

In the comics, he was originally an ordinary athlete who (along with his best friend) was kidnapped and transformed by Hordak where Dragstor was mind-controlled to serve him. His friend became the Heroic Warrior Extendar, who has vowed to free Dragstor from the Horde's mind control.

Dragstor was voted No.6 in The 12 Coolest Masters of the Universe Action Features by Topless Robot.[35]

DylamugEdit

Dylamug is a large, super-advanced evil robot who is occasionally placed in charge of Hordak's Horde Troopers.

He was based on concept art for a Mattel action figure called Dial-A-Feature, which would have had a similar gimmick as Man-E-Faces, but with the face divided horizontally into sections, allowing his eyes, nose, and mouth dials to be rotated individually.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Dylamug was originally a diplomatic droid from the planet Robotica until Hordak captured and reprogrammed him.

Dylamug is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series.

Inspector DarkneyEdit

Inspector Darkney is the Horde Inspector that works for Horde Prime.

Inspector Darkney is voiced by George DiCenzo.

False FaceEdit

False Face is a member of The Evil Horde who only appears once throughout the series' run. In this episode, it is established that his power is to mimic the appearance of anyone he wishes. It is never clarified whether he could mimic another character's powers as well as their appearance.

In the episode, he is shown taking the form of Prince Highcliff, who had been visiting Bright Moon. Once in the form of the Prince, Hordak tells him that he will go to Bright Moon and spy on the Rebels in order to find a weak spot in their ranks. The Horde can then use this achilles' heel and defeat The Great Rebellion. False Face uses his disguise to enter Bright Moon and kidnaps Glimmer and steals the Moonstone, which powers Bright Moon. Back in the Fright Zone, False Face is thwarted by the real Prince and Glimmer retrieves the Moonstone. They rush back to Castle Bright Moon hopefully before The Horde can attack and overpower the people.

False Face is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series.

ModulokEdit

Modulok is a multi-bodied monster who can reform himself into thousands of different shapes to confuse his enemies.[36] He is a member of the Evil Horde, though in some cartoon appearances is seen to work for himself.

Modulok was originally a mad Eternian scientist named Galen Nycroft imprisoned in Palace Eternos' dungeons. After gathering enough parts, he constructed a machine to grant him the power he desired subsequently mutating into Modulok. After escaping, he sought to join Skeletor's Evil Warriors. Once joined, Modulok grows despondent with Skeletor's rule and fled to Etheria offering his services to Hordak. Here, he would create his sidekick, Multi-Bot. He does not have many major roles in the original He-Man series as it was drawing to a close before the Evil Horde figures were released. In the She-Ra series, he appears from time to time as Hordak's chief scientist.

Modulok is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

Multi-BotEdit

A member of the Evil Horde, Multi-Bot is a robot composed of multiple body parts which he can reform at will into thousands of different shapes. He is a robotic creation and counterpart of the character Modulok whose action figure also consisted of numerous different body parts which could be locked together in many different ways. He was marketed as the "evil robot of a thousand bodies". He is designed to allow his body parts to be combined with those of Modulok, with their merged form known as Mega-Beast.

Multi-Bot appears in the "She-Ra" cartoon only, because the "He-Man" cartoon finished its production run in 1985, a year before the toy was released.

Multi-Bot is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

MosquitorEdit

Mosquitor is a mosquito-themed insectoid villain who was introduced into the MotU toy line in 1987. He was one of the final figures to be released before the toy line's demise, and as a result is one of the rarest, meaning he never had any cartoon appearances. The action figure's special feature is a switch on its back, which when pressed caused his chest to flow with blood.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Mosquitor is a Kribleen insectoid vampire from the Bluubux Galaxy who joined the Evil Horde on his accord.

OctaviaEdit

An octopus-woman who commands the naval branch of the Horde armada, Octavia was created for the She-Ra cartoon.

Octavia is an octopus woman from Octopus Cove. She is the Horde commander at a port near The Sea of Sigh, a small Etherian ocean.[35][37] Although she caught She-Ra in her tentacles upon first meeting her, the Octopus lady proved to be no match for the Princess of Power. Sea Hawk, on the other hand, was not nearly as successful at defending himself from Octavia, who even brandished hidden swords when challenged by the pirate. After being seized by her tentacles, Sea Hawk appeared to be drained of energy, suggesting that Octavia has abilities similar to Leech. She was also vastly more intelligent than the average Horde villain.

Octavia appears in a flashback in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as a Horde force captain having been injured by a younger Catra during training. She briefly returns in the fourth season episode "Boys' Night Out".

A Masters of the Universe Classics figure of her was released in 2012. Her bio states that she was recruited from her home in Octopus Cove by Hordak and rose through the ranks in the Evil Horde.

Octavia is voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series and by Amy Landecker in the 2018 series.

SpysterEdit

Spyster is a member of the Evil Horde. He is a for-hire spy (hence the name) and works for Hordak after being paid. He appeared in only one episode in Season 2 titled "The Inspector".

Spyster is voiced by Alan Oppenheimer in the 1980s series.

SquallEdit

Squall is Admiral Scurvy's pet cat who is overweight and wears an eyepatch.

VultakEdit

Vultak is a vulture-like man with a beak-like nose, vulture wings, and vulture talons for feet. He works for the Horde where he runs Hordak's Zoo and regularly hunts new creatures for this facility.

Besides his ability to fly, he can use a special amulet to transform into a vampiric black shadow which comes in handy when obtaining creatures for Hordak's Zoo.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Vultak became an enemy of Stratos after he slew many Avionians in the Battle of Xarkoran.

Vultak is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series.

Wrap TrapEdit

Wrap Trap is an evil mummy who debuted in the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline.

In the past, Sibor is a disfigured priest and inhabitant of the Sands of Time who worked for the mystic Kartan. He had a crush on Kartan's daughter Princess Naka-Ra. When Princess Naka-Ra turned down his love for her, there was a struggle which led to Princess Naka-Ra's accidental death. Sibor then defiled the Temple of the Sun by trying to raise her from the dead. The Deathless Soldiers of Kartan stopped him Kartan sentenced him to be mummified alive while reading from the Netherworld Scroll. Eons later, Sibor's tomb was found by Hordak and Shadow Weaver and used the Netherworld Scroll to awaken Sibor. Enthralled by the Evil Horde and controlled by the Netherworld Scroll, Sibor became Wrap Trap and uses his enchanted bandages to strangle and ensnare his enemies. Though he would not attack She-Ra because she resembled Princess Naka-Ra.

Other charactersEdit

  • General Sunder (voiced by George DiCenzo) - General Sunder was once one of Hordak's prime army generals in the Horde, but is convinced by She-Ra to change his ways, and leaves the Horde to live a peaceful life as a quiet farmer with his wife, Mally, and young daughter, Telzy. But when the Rebels need help, he is still ready to use his battle skills to aid them.
  • Hunga the Harpy (voiced by Melendy Britt) - Queen Hunga is a harpy who is the ruler of the Harpies on Talon Mountain who has antagonized She-Ra on different occasions. She is also the arch-enemy of Queen Angella. Although Hunga is not part of the Evil Horde, she and her harpies are aligned to the cause.
    • Gayda (voiced by Erika Scheimer) - Gayda is a harpy who is Hunga's sister and second-in-command.
  • Huntara (voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series, Geena Davis in the 2018 series) - Huntara is a female warrior from the planet Silax, whose natives are the greatest hunters, trappers, and warriors in the universe. They are also dedicated to battling evil. Hordak summons Huntara to Etheria and deceives her into believing the Great Rebellion's members are evil. She captures Glimmer and uses her as bait to draw out She-Ra, but later discovers Hordak's deception. Huntara leaves Etheria soon after, but vows that the next time she and She-Ra meet, it will be as friends. Although she only appeared in one episode, Huntara is one of the series' most popular characters. Her look was loosely based on Grace Jones. She appeared in seasons 3 and 4 of the 2018 series.
  • Kowls - The Kowls are creatures that Kowl is a part of
    • Kowla (voiced by Erika Scheimer) - Kowla is a female of Kowl's species.
    • Red-Eye (voiced by Lou Scheimer) - Red-Eye is Kowl's evil cousin.
  • Red Knight (voiced by George DiCenzo) - The Red Knight who is one of the (if not the most) finest warriors of Etheria, appears only in one episode and before that he was considered merely an "urban legend", it's strongly implied that he is in fact either Queen Angella's father or King Micah himself.
  • Sorrowful (voiced by Lou Scheimer) - Sorrowful is a cowardly rebel dragon.
  • Twiggets - The Twiggets are the diminutive plant-like humanoid race who populate the Whispering Woods. They are easily identified by their white hair and purple skin.[38] The Twiggets are shown to get ill if the Whispering Woods is dying. In battle, the Twiggets wield crossbows. The Masters of the Universe Classics toyline lists Madame Razz as a Twigget.
    • King Sprite (voiced by Lou Scheimer) - The King of the Twiggets.
    • Queen Sparkle - The Queen of the Twiggets and King Sprite's wife.
    • Sprag (voiced by Lou Scheimer) - A prominent member of the Twiggets who often accompanies Adora, Bow, and Glimmer on their missions.
    • Sprocker (voiced by Lou Scheimer) - A fat and prominent Twigget who often accompanies Adora, Bow, and Glimmer on their missions.
    • Sprint (voiced by Erika Scheimer) - A prominent member of the Twiggets who often accompanies Adora, Bow, and Glimmer on their missions. In "Portrait of Doom," it is revealed that Sprint is an expert at doing cartwheels.
    • Spritina (voiced by Erika Scheimer) - A more prominent members of the Twiggets where she spends most of the time at the Great Rebellion's camp and often accompanies Adora, Bow, and Glimmer on their missions.
    • Spunky (voiced by Erika Scheimer) - A Twigget who is Twigget Village's residential musician.

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