Characters / Angry Birds

Characters in Angry Birds.

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    The Flock 

Red Bird / Red

  • All of the Other Reindeer: The Angry Birds Movie gives him a backstory on what he was like before the arrival of the pigs — he was one of the few birds in a peaceful island community who had a Hair-Trigger Temper, and the other birds (except for some) shunned and treated him like shit for it.
  • Berserk Button: Don't steal the eggs if you don't want him flying after your hide.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Sports impressive ones. He was bullied for it when he was younger.
  • Byronic Hero: He is this in the The Angry Birds Movie.
  • Colour-Coded Emotions: His body is colored red, which represents anger. He's also the biggest Papa Wolf of the flock, so he's often angry.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He's this on "The Angry Birds Movie".
  • Disproportionate Retribution: In The Angry Birds Movie, he administers this to a young chick who was disturbing his sleep by kicking a soccer ball against his house — he comes outside, smiles at him...then punts him into the ocean.
  • Easter Egg: If you tap the screen after you launch him, he'll make a battle cry.
  • Fiery Redhead: He's a red bird who's constantly angry at the pigs for stealing his eggs.
  • Good Is Not Nice: In the movie, he has no intention of doing anything friendly, but he's still a good-hearted bird who's just edgier than the other birds.
  • Grumpy Bear: In the movie, he is the only one of the birds on the island to be perpetually-annoyed.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: In The Angry Birds Movie, he is depicted as having this, which turned him into an outcast in a peaceful island bird community.
  • The Hero: The main protagonist of the Angry Birds series.
    • He's classed as a Knight in Angry Birds Epic.
    • It should be noted that, in the Transformers game, he plays Optimus freakin' Prime.
  • Hot-Blooded: In the movie, he admits that he's a "passionate" bird.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In the movie, he is easily irritated, snarky, grumpy and anti-social, but he has a good heart and is willing to help his island out at the end.
  • The Leader: Is this in all incarnations. Typically leans on the headstrong type, though he has shown elements of levelheadedness and mastermind when strategizing how best to attack the pigs.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: In "Angry Birds 2", he gains the special ability to let loose a battle cry that topples pig buildings.
  • Master of None:
    • He has no special abilities, and is of average weight. This makes him usually the least useful bird for almost all situations.
    • Subverted in Red's Mighty Feathers, where the Mighty Eagle gave him magical feathers that finally grant him a special ability. Said special ability involves dashing directly towards the pigs in the game.
  • Papa Wolf: He's very protective of the eggs, to the point of going berserk over the slightest threat. So are all of the other birds, but episodes like "Off Duty" and "Tooth Royal" illustrate that Red is the most serious about the eggs' safety, while the others would rather goof off unless the eggs are actually threatened.
  • Perpetual Frowner: He's not as bad as Terence, as he does smile sometimes, but his default expression is often this.
  • Properly Paranoid: If you're Red, even harmless things can be interpreted as pigs attempting to steal their eggs.
    • In The Angry Birds Movie, he's the only bird who is suspicious of the newly arriving pigs, thinking they have ulterior motives for coming to their island.
  • Red Is Heroic: Literally, considering his name.
  • Red Is Violent: Mostly seen in Toons and in The Movie.
  • Sensitive Fowl and Manly Bird: Manly bird to Chuck's sensitive fowl.
  • Series Mascot: Whenever you think of Angry Birds, this guy comes first to mind.
  • The Stoic: Downplayed. In the movie, he rarely laughs or cries. This also correlates with him being a grumpy bird.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: To Terence.
  • Took a Level in Idealism: In "The Angry Birds Movie", he is usually the cynical one out of the entire community. But later in the film, he became less of a pessimist and more of an optimist after the eggs were stolen by the pigs.
  • Wolverine Publicity: Even taking this literally for laughs when his appearance in Space resembles Wolverine closely.

Blue Bird / The Blues

  • Blue Is Heroic: All three are blue, and are opposed to the pigs taking their eggs.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: And there's three of them!
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: They usually spend their free time napping or goofing off, but can clear the obstacle course Chuck set up better than he could, and can beat down pigs as much as the adult birds when they have to.
  • Kid Appeal Characters: A trio of hotheaded ankle biters.
  • The Lancers: In most of their game appearances. Justified that in earlier games, they are the second birds to be introduced, following the Red bird himself.
    • In Angry Birds Transformers, they even play the role of Prowl, who is also a second-in-command of the Generation 1 Autobots.
    • Downplayed in Angry Birds Toons, where they function as Tagalong Kids.
  • Same-Sex Triplets: They're triplets, and they're all male.
  • Sibling Team: Whenever they confront the pigs, they always fight as a trio, never single.
  • Spread Shot/Recursive Ammo: Launched as a single bird that splits into three when the screen is tapped.
  • Theme Triplet Naming: Blue Jake, Blue Jay, and Blue Jim.
  • Totem Pole Trench: In Angry Birds Epic, they all share one costume. May or may not be an actual trenchcoat.

Yellow Bird / Chuck

  • Ambiguously Bi: In the movie, Chuck has an obvious gay crush on the Mighty Eagle (to the point of having an Imagine Spot where the Eagle is twerking in a Village People-like cowboy outfit before signing Chuck's bare chest) but, after the piggies steal the eggs, he is quick to suggestively suggest that the female birds should mate with him to replace the stolen eggs.
  • Black Mage: Classed as a wizard in Angry Birds Epic.
  • Catch-Phrase: "Lili!" whenever he's about to launch from a slingshot. Sometimes, other birds would say this when idle.
  • Expy: In his Space incarnation, he is wearing a red visor, apparently a tribute either to Cyclops or a Cylon Centurion.
  • Fragile Speedster: His ability makes him the fastest bird, but a glancing touch on an obstacle before he gets where you want him and he's wasted.
  • Gravity Sucks: His ability also zigzags the trope in Space. Gravity affects him as long as he's just flying or after he hits something, but his speed boost makes him immune to gravity.
  • Hot-Blooded: Not as much as Red or Bomb, though.
  • Jerkass: In Angry Birds Toons, he is often depicted as a smug and arrogant little shit. This bites him in the ass during several episodes.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite his flaws, he genuinely cares about his friends and the safety of the eggs.
  • Keet: In the movie, he is always cheerful and enthusiastic.
  • The Lancer: Often serves this to Red in Angry Birds Toons.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: The Feminine Boy to Matilda's Masculine Girl, at least in the early games.
  • Meaningful Name: Chuck works best against wood. Hence, "woodchuck"
    • Or alternatively, his speed increase is akin to "chucking", a term for throwing something at a fast speed.
  • Mood-Swinger: In the movie, Chuck's attitude can move from ecstatic to sad to sensual back to ecstatic in a single scene, throwing his fellow birds off.
  • Motor Mouth: Running is not the only thing he does fast in the film version.
  • Palette Swap: He's purple in Space. Everywhere else, he's traditionally yellow.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Usually depicted as cheerful, friendly and the resident jokester.

Black Bird / Bomb

  • Big Fun: He's the biggest bird in the flock (after Terence), and also the guy you can count on if you want to have a good time.
  • The Big Guy: Whenever Terrence is not around.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: In the animated series, he's probably one of the most enthusiastic birds.
  • Brains and Brawn: Possibly in Space and Toons. He is the brains to Terence's brawn.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Despite being a black bird, he's one of the playable heroes.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: In his early appearance, he has a white dot on his forehead until it removed in the later games, even in the original.
  • Gentle Giant: In the movie. He is the biggest member of the main cast, but likely the nicest.
  • Glass Cannon: Whenever he hits something, he will explode in a few seconds. You can also make him explode manually by tapping the screen.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Tends to have this. He blows up even when his ice cream melts!
  • Irony: Despite his hatred for pigs, he stands up for a minion pig when the other pigs bully him in this anti-bullying video.
  • Meaningful Name: Guess what his name means.
  • Nice Guy: In the movie. He is generally polite and friendly to others and his explosion problem is completely out of his control.
  • Non-Fatal Explosions: Despite being a bird who can make himself explode, he always appears as if nothing happened.
  • Pre-Explosion Glow: When he glows, take cover!
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Enjoys drinking herbal teas and raking sand in his Zen garden. They actually serve as calming methods due to his Hair-Trigger Temper.
  • Smart Bomb: Played straight with his Shock and Awe secondary power, which was introduced in the "Short Fuse" episode of the original game.
  • The Smart Guy: Of the Genius Bruiser variety.
  • The Strategist: He has been this occasionally in Toons. One time, he tricked Corporal Pig into falling in love with an exploding female pig.
  • Stuff Blowing Up: Due to his ability of blowing himself up.
  • Supreme Chef: Seems to be this, though he uses "new-age" cooking techniques, which none of the birds understand or like.
  • Taking You with Me: His main shtick when dealing with the pigs. Because he's a bomb in bird form, whatever is in range gets blown up, too.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Chuck.

White Bird / Matilda

  • Adaptational Superpower Change: In the games, she lays exploding eggs; in the movie, she shoots fireballs out of her butt.
  • Ambiguous Gender: Some fans had been mistaking her as a male. Averted with her Toons design which gave her Tertiary Sexual Characteristics to make her unambiguously female.
  • Berserk Button: "Cordon Bleugh!" reveals that she does not like having her cooking mocked or ridiculed. When a bunch of pigs who just tried to steal the eggs taste her soup and make no effort to hide how much they love it, Matilda is so overjoyed to see someone enjoying her cooking that she decides not to give them the beating she was about to unleash and simply bounces away happily.
  • Blush Sticker: Sports really noticeable ones.
  • Characterization Marches On: In Angry Birds Toons, she appears more feminine than her usual masculine image, likely to prevent Viewer Gender Confusion.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: She has strangely been left out of Space. She's also always absent in the trailers, with the reason of her unpopularity unknown. Bonus points for being put on a nest.
  • Clucking Angry: Some people might think that she's a snow bunting since she looks more like one. She's actually a chicken.
  • Death from Above: By dropping an exploding egg, launching herself upward at an angle.
  • Lady Not Appearing In This Trailer: She never appears in any Angry Birds video trailer, and her only prominent appearance was in a Chinese cross promotion for Coca Cola and the summer Olympic games.
  • Lethal Chef: Her cooking is deeply loathed by the birds, and is so terrible that it can kill plants. Averted with the pigs, who think she's a Supreme Chef.
  • Light Is Good: A white bird and one of the playable heroes.
  • Mama Bear: Is just as protective towards the eggs as the other birds.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: The Masculine Girl to Chuck's Feminine Boy, at least in the early games.
  • New-Age Retro Hippie: She doesn't look like one, but she holds the same values of pacifism and ecological harmony as stereotypical hippies, and her vision of the eggs in "Egg Sounds" are more blatantly obvious ones.
  • Passionate Sports Girl: She's been obsessed with ice hockey in one Toons episode.
  • Samus Is a Girl: Many fans did not realize that she was a girl in the early games.
  • The Smurfette Principle: Of the tomboyish One of the Boys variety. Averted when Stella joins the flock.
  • Staff Chick: Classed as a Healer in Angry Birds Epic
  • Stone Wall: Her brute force would be ineffective, unless she drops an egg.
  • Team Mom: In the 'Meet the Flock' video for Angry Birds Toons, she is depicted as more obviously female and performs tasks like serving food to the other birds. Bonus points for being the tallest of the main five birds in the flock.
  • Technical Pacifist: She isn't as confrontational as the other Angry Birds, but she still fights the pigs when they try to steal the eggs.
    • In The Movie, she's an anger management therapist.
  • Throw Down A Weaponized Offspring: Bonus points for Stuff Blowing Up with the dropped egg.
  • Tomboy and Girly Bird: The Tomboy to Stella's Girly Bird.

Boomerang Bird / Hal

  • Black Sheep: He has been included in a few T-shirts and such, and has yet to appear in Angry Birds Toons.
    • In the one trailer he has shown up in, he's portrayed as one in-universe, when he accidentally bumps into the slingshot, knocks a bird of course, and sheepishly tries to apologize to Red.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: In the above-mentioned trailer. He's an eager and well-meaning Klutz who accidentally screws things up for the other birds, but in the end, he singlewingedly saves the eggs from the pigs.
  • Lightning Bruiser: He travels faster if the direction of his flight path gets reversed.
  • The Nest Came Back: Angry Birds Friends
  • Pokémon Speak: In the original game, if you listen closely enough, he will say "Angrrry.... Birrrd!" when fired from the slingshot.

Big Brother Bird / Terence

  • Acrofatic: Sort of, but he can teleport.
  • The Aloner: Despite being a part of the main flock, he frequently isolates himself. In the Angry Birds official website, he can be seen standing far off to the side while the other birds gather around their eggs.
  • Antihero: In Angry Birds Toons, he's depicted as an antisocial, bitter, and miserable bird who loathes the rest of the birds, especially Chuck, whom he absolutely detests, even though he sometimes helps the flock in defending the eggs.
  • Beware the Quiet Ones: He doesn't speak much, but actions speak louder than words...
  • Big Brother Instinct: Mainly towards Red, but also the other birds.
  • Big Eater: As stated in his bio in the Angry Birds official website.
  • The Big Guy: Most likely. He's the biggest bird in the flock.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Just like Red.
  • Brains and Brawn: The brawn to Bomb's brains.
  • The Comically Serious: In the Angry Birds Christmas comics, where he dresses up as Santa Claus and carries a sign saying "Ho ho ho!" with him.
    • In the animated short "Gardening with Terence", he is made into a flower garden by Matilda after refusing to budge multiple times.
  • Death Glare: His default expression, especially when it's applied to pigs.
  • The Dreaded: Shown to be this in the cartoons by the pigs. That doesn't stop him from giving every single good pig a Christmas present.
    • He also sort of has this effect on the other birds, who feel kind of awkward and intimidated around him.
  • Gentle Giant: Despite his imposing figure, he genuinely wants to help the birds protect the eggs from the pigs.
  • He Who Must Not Be Heard: Well, he doesn't speak. No, not even in the comics or movie, where the other birds are Suddenly Voiced. Although, he suddenly sings Mighty Red Song along with the Hatchlings in The Movie once.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: With Matilda in the movie.
  • Made of Iron: Able to survive having a giant boulder thrown at him and being blown up with dynamite in "Gardening with Terence".
  • Mighty Glacier: He travels slowly when defying gravity. This makes up for his very hard-hitting brute force.
    • Averted in Toons, he teleports.
  • Noodle Incident: In The Angry Birds Movie, what Terrence did to get assigned to anger management class is never made clear. We just see Matilda staring at him in gobsmacked horror, whilst the background music changes to police sirens... and screaming women.
  • No Social Skills: Keeps himself apart from the other birds and finds it hard to socialize with them.
  • Older and Wiser: Terence is what happens when birds like Red grow up.
  • Palette Swap: He was green in Space. Everywhere else, he's traditionally red... like Red himself.
    • His cousin, Tony, looks like a light blue, fluffier Terence.
  • Perpetual Frowner: You can count the smiles he makes with one hand.

Orange Bird / Bubbles

  • Berserk Button: Don't eat his candy.
  • Kid-Appeal Character: Even more so than the Blues, based on the fact he's a Sweet Tooth Tagalong Kid.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Of the Pintsized Powerhouse variety. He's fast (somewhere between Red's normal speed and Chuck's fast speed), packs a surprising punch for his size (he can easily smash through wood and ice), and his ballooning ability can cause a lot of damage if used properly.
  • Perpetual Smiler: His default expression is a cheerful smile (or as close to one as a beak can get).
  • Sweet Tooth:
    • Every trailer he's been in involves him eating candy.
    • In the games, he doesn't appear until a candy level is released.
    • His only appearances in Angry Birds Toons are the Halloween episodes.
  • Tempting Fate: In the second Halloween special, he ate the candy that turns anyone into a kraken monster

Silver Bird / Silver

  • All There in the Manual: According to supplementary material for Angry Birds 2, she was raised by pigs. They were going to eat her egg, but she unexpectedly hatched in front of them, so they adopted her as their child. Her being raised by them is why she has pig-like teeth when she smiles.
  • Death from Above: Much like Poppy from Stella, with more looping and less drills.
  • Interspecies Adoption: Her backstory consisted of her unexpectedly hatching while the pigs were cooking her egg, and being subsequently adopted and raised by said pigs.
  • Irony: Her ability of diving to the ground after doing a backwards loop was first done years ago by the Diveosaurus in the Angry Birds clone Trucks And Skulls.
  • Naďve Newcomer: In "Angry Birds 2".
  • Noble Bird of Prey: Is based on the peregrine falcon.

Ice Bird (appears only in Angry Birds Space)

Mighty Eagle

  • Big Good: Of the entire flock.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Sports some impressive eyebrows.
  • Bribing Your Way to Victory: It costs 99 cents to unlock him in the first Angry Birds.
  • The Dreaded: His size alone strikes fear within the pigs. At first, even the other birds feared him. In Angry Birds 2, when you use the Sardines boost, any pigs still onscreen adopt an Oh, Crap! face seconds before his shadow swoops in.
  • Expy: Two in particular, which are Mighty Dragon and Space Eagle. Also Wingman to a point.
  • Lightning Bruiser: It's on and off the screen in less than a second and will annihilate any obstacles in its path, not to mention killing all the pigs.
  • The Mentor: The character who guides the player in Angry Birds: Epic.
  • Not Good With Other Birds Than Possibly The Blues
  • Perpetual Molt: His flight path is marked by a trail of feathers.
  • Bird of Mass Destruction: What follows his fort disintegrating cannon ball is an earthquake that destroys every pig that he misses, which effectively makes losing a level with him in use impossible.
    • In Angry Birds 2, he dosen't even touch the pigs or their fortress, but the wind force caused by him flying by is still enough to destroy them all.
  • Shadow of Impending Doom: He casts one on the level before impact.
  • Smart Bomb: He serves this basic purpose in the game proper, immediately killing off all pigs on the screen when used.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: In the Angry Birds Movie, he's portrayed as an overweight, selfish, has-been who's given up the heroing business and refuses to help out until the very end of the movie. He tries to claim he was just being a Trickster Mentor, but it's left ambiguous if this is really the case or if he's just lying to try and cover up his own less-than-heroic behavior. It's notable that Red, Chuck and Bomb are all quite skeptical of the claim.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Sardines, of course. That's what summons him.

    Stella's Flock 

Pink Bird / Stella

  • Stellar Name: Stella means "star" in Latin.
  • Tomboy And Girly Bird: The Girly Bird to Matilda's tomboy. Also the Tomboy to Willow's Girly Bird.
  • Valley Girl: Speaks like one in The Angry Birds Movie.
  • Wall Jump: Her primary skill in Angry Birds Stella.
  • We Used to Be Friends: Is a former friend of Gale, who sided with the pigs after she found a crown.
  • What Measure Is a Mook?: Rather surprisingly, Stella is enraged at Gale when at her victory party, she turns a growing number of her pigs into gold, to show off. Only her friends stop her from going at Gale that instant.

Poppy

  • All Drummers Are Animals: She can get a little too carried away with her drums.
  • Attention Whore: Has shades of this, as her bio states that she hates being alone and likes having someone there to talk to because she loves the sound of her own voice.
  • Berserk Button: Don't tell her to be quiet.
  • The Big Girl: In Genki Bird form.
  • Blush Sticker: Has really large ones.
  • Death from Above: Her special ability has her do this.
  • Innocently Insensitive: She once dressed her friend Dahlia up as a pig while she was sleeping for a prank. Her friends (and Dahlia herself) were not amused.
  • The Prankster: She loves to make people laugh, and often plays practical jokes. Her bio even has her refer to herself as this trope.
    Poppy: "You've been Poppied!"
  • This Is a Drill: Her ability launches her downwards, "drilling" through blocks.

Luca

Willow

  • A Friend in Need: While the petrification spreading from Gale's use of the Golden Egg, Artist Pig petrified. Willow, instead of fleeing immediately, chooses not to just leave him and pushes him along back home. Yes, a bird risked her life for a pig. That's friendship for you.
  • Berserk Button: Don't disturb her when she's in a creative mood. Also, pigs destroying the island she and her friends live in.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: She likes to daydream and is sometimes not mentally attached to the real world.
  • Everything's Better with Spinning: Her power is turning on her side and rapidly spinning through blocks in one direction.
  • Expy: The Distaff Counterpart of Hal. Both are Precision-Guided Boomerang Birds, though she pulls it off much differently than Hal.
  • The Heart: In Stella's flock.
  • Interspecies Friendship: Willow actually develops one with the Painter Pig. He's nowhere near as good an artist as Willow: but when Gale kidnaps Willow to paint Gale's portrait (her own painter not up to the task), Willow gives him encouragement and helps him improve. Willow does a professional job of Gale's portrait, while the Painter Pig does a second picture of her too. It's still grade school level, but an obvious improvement over his first which was a stickman painting. Gale doesn't care and breaks his paint brush. Willow responds by painting a pig nose on Gale's portrait before leaving and giving the painter pig her own paintbrush as a replacement.
  • Nice Hat: She's never seen without her big toque.
  • Screw Destiny: Willow has a nightmare of the glen she painted, the animals there, and herself, turning to stone. When it begins to happen for real due to Gale's use of the Golden Egg, except to Artist Pig instead of her, Willow doesn't just stand around and let it happen to her.
  • Shrinking Violet: Has shades of this. The Angry Birds official website explicitly states that her shyness sometimes prevents her from expressing how she truly feels.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: The Angry Birds official website states she can talk to animals.
  • Taken for Granite: This happens to Willow in a prophetic dream she has. She runs to the place she saw to find it alright, only for bits of stone fall and terrify her, and it turns out its just Artist Pig sculpting. Then the animal and the land begin to turn to stone for real, including Artist Pig as a result of Gale's use of the Golden Egg.
  • Technical Pacifist: Like Matilda from the original game, she isn't as confrontational as her friends, but she's willing to beat up any pig that threatens her home.
  • Tomboy And Girly Bird: The Girly Bird to Stella's Tomboy.
  • True Blue Femininity

Dahlia

Gale

  • Ambition Is Evil: What prevents her from rejoining her former friends.
  • Ax-Crazy: Once she gets the golden egg, she sees nothing wrong with turning multiple pig minions into gold just for irking her, and was ready to do the same to Stella.
  • Berserk Button:
    • Don't touch her crown. It's only for her to wear.
    • For that matter, don't wear one in her presences. Every time Gale sees anyone or anything else wearing a crown or something that might be similar to one, she almost instinctively attacks it. It's not clear if this is a corruption by the crown itself, or Gale has developed a pathological need to be the only 'royalty' around, or both.
  • Big Bad: To Stella and her friends.
  • Break the Haughty: After finally getting her Golden Egg, turning some of her own minions to gold, and trying to turn Stella to gold. Gale gets turned to gold, and against the advice of the birds, but the pleading of the pigs, Stella restores Gale. Gale for a moment is under the Golden Egg's spell, but then flees in terror of it, the experience clearly having had an effect on her.
  • Companion Cube: Once she has the Golden Egg, Gale quickly begins to treat it like a beloved pet, setting it a seat at the table being the least weird thing she does.
  • Contralto of Danger: Has a significantly deep and sultry voice compared to Stella's flock, who all sound bright and happy in comparison.
  • Disportioncate Retribution: The first pig Gale turns to gold with the Golden Egg was crying at seeing the tower Gale turned to gold fall into the volcano (and possibly some of the pigs working on it).
  • Distaff Counterpart: Species differences otherwise, Gale is one to the King Pig.
  • Equivalent Exchange: Every time she turns something to gold with the golden egg, something on the island turns to stone. At first its random, but then Gale seemingly learns how to direct it.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Her opening trailer has her throwing out a minion pig for wearing a poorly-made mask resembling her.
  • Everything's Better with Princesses: Nope. She's even referred to as "Bad Princess" in the game.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Stella.
  • Evil Former Friend: A former friend of Stella's who sided with the pigs and became blinded by pride, power, and greed.
  • Evil Overlooker: Some promotional art depict her as this, either looking down on the pigs she commands or on Stella's flock.
  • Evil Is Easy: There are times it shows that Gale misses the rest of her flock, but her crown basically causes the pigs to obey her every whim and do whatever she wants. When she loses her crown, and is left a broken battered mess, Handsome Pig (the only pig who remains loyal to her without the crown), he takes her back to her flock where they nurse her back to health. It's obvious she's having a good time with them, 'like the good old days'. But the moment Handsome Pig finds her crown and returns it to her, she abandons them yet again.
  • Face–Heel Turn: She used to be part of the flock until she found the pig crown and the power that came with it went to her head.
  • Feathered Fiend: To Stella and her flock.
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: Probably the same, if not worse than King Pig from the original series. Several collectible photos from Angry Birds Stella depict her using the pigs for her own amusement.
  • Go-Karting with Bowser: Deconstructed slightly with Stella's birthday. Gale shows up uninvited, and brings a ton of party supplies and a gift (by her demented standards). She and her pigs actually have a genuinely a good time with the flock. But Gale is still jealous, covetous, and still has a Hair-Trigger Temper, which turns the party into a disaster the moment her trigger goes off. Stella is left in tears that night (She gets over it by taping over the humiliating picture Gale gave her with a picture of them just having fun at the party).
  • High Collar of Doom: More jarring because she doesn't have a cape... or, you know, a body. However, she didn't have one when she was part of Stella's flock.
  • Hoist By Her Own Petard: During the finale, she gets turned to gold herself with the Golden Egg while trying to do so to Stella.
  • Incoming Ham/Evil Is Hammy: If her opening trailer is anything to go by...
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: Deep down, she really does seem to want to be Stella and the Flock's friend again, but is too self-centered to let it happen.This doesn't stop Gale wanting her cake and having it too. Once she has the Golden Egg, and has turned most of the island's food to stone as a side effect of using it turn other things into gold, she invites the rest of the flock to her castle for a party. Stella refuses, the others, starving, don't. Gale spots Stella though her telescope at their tree, and begins to turn pieces of it to stone to corral her into coming. It eventually works, and Gale violently pushes a pig out of the way so she can greet Stella to the castle herself (notably she also removed Hamsome's Pig's spot next to her a the table and replaced it with Stella's).
  • I've Come Too Far: Part of her wants to make amends with Stella and rejoin her flock, but she is too focused on her own pride and lust for power to actually do anything about it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She actually wants to be part of Stella's flock, but she is blinded by greed.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: She rescued Stella in "To the Bitter End", but she still wants the golden egg and when she goes back to get it, she is seemingly crushed by falling rocks.
  • Meaningful Name: Gale is the Scottish way to refer to a bird's cry. It also means "stranger" in Irish, which denotes her status as an enemy of Stella's who was once her dearest friend.
  • Myth Arc: Her search for the Golden Egg forms one. After two seasons of failures and set backs, Gale finally gets her wings on it in the season 2 finale. And her Drunk with Power traits get even worse.
  • Narcissist: Her bio explicitly states that vanity is one of her character traits.
  • Oblivious to Love: Specifically, she's ignorant of the HUGE crush Handsome Pig has for her.
  • Purple Is Powerful: She's a purple bird who became princess of the pigs after she got her crown.
  • Taken for Granite: Indirectly gains this power when she gets the Golden Egg: it turns something else on the island to stone when she uses it to turn something to gold, and she eventually gets some measure of control over it.
  • Villain Team-Up: Gale is able to command the Pigs thanks to the crown she wears on her head, effectively allying herself with the Bad Piggies.
  • We Used to Be Friends: To Stella.
  • You Will Be Spared: When Gale finally gets her feathers on the Golden Egg, the pigs plead with Hamsome Pig to steal it when she turns one of them to gold. Hamsome Pig, who can't stand how she's been lavishing over the Golden Egg since she got it, complies, and it ends as one would expect. But instead of turning him to gold, she turns his wig to gold. At this seeming sign that she does value him, he's instantly is on her side again. Even the other pigs are disgusted.

    The Bad Piggies 

King Pig Smooth Cheeks

  • All There in the Manual: The official Angry Birds guide book reveal his full name to be 'King Pig Smooth Cheeks'.
  • Art Evolution: Started off in the games with the same body type as all the other pigs (just larger), but has taken on a more plump, jowlier appearance in the comics and animated series, to hammer home his Fat Idiot traits.
  • Bad Boss: While he could treat his minions normally on a few occasions, King Pig mostly indirectly torture his minion pigs with his orders. Even on "Slappy-Go-Lucky" episode in Toons, he enjoy watching his subjects getting smacked by Foreman Pig's slapping machines.
  • Big Eater: He's this all the time.
  • Fat Bastard: In the Moon Festival comic, he's only like this when he's hungry. Basically, all the time.
  • Fat Idiot: It's clear that he's not very bright and is only king because of his heritage.
  • The Good King: In the comic, he actually misses his subjects once he's on the moon so when he came back home with Chuck, he throws a party for all of his subjects.
  • King Mook: Of the pigs.
  • Large and in Charge: Definitely the largest of the pigs, and is their king.
  • Large Ham: In Angry Birds Toons, both literally and figuratively.
  • Made of Iron: Even in the games where the pigs aren't that hard to kill.
  • Mushroom Samba: One time, he's unable to get to sleep, and, after trying many methods, Doctor Pig finally gives him some sleeping gas to put him to sleep. At first the King hallucinates his minions as stuffed animals and thinks his pillows are eggs. But then the trip turns bad and they turn into monsters and he screams diving from his bed.
  • Nice Guy: He's actually kind when he's not hungry. But he's only like this once in a blue moon.
  • Nice Hat: He almost never takes his crown off and when he does, none of his subjects recognize him.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: In the Halloween comic, it's very obvious that he's the leader of a secret society, with one pig even lampshading it.
  • Secret Circle of Secrets: In the Halloween comic, he's the leader of one called "The Druids of Warthos."
  • Vocal Evolution: His voice was much deeper in early cinematic shorts of the game, and become a little high pitcher started from Toons series.

King Leonard Mudbeard

The leader of the pigs as seen in The Angry Birds Movie. Although essentially filling the same role as King Pig, he's quite a different character.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Comes across as jovial, personable and larger than life. His goal still boils down to Eats Babies and he's not above playing up a veneer of benevolence to achieve his goals.
  • Dumbass No More: He's way more cunning than on the Toons series, thanks to an upgrade to his personality.
  • Large and in Charge: His status as the king of the pigs is easily showcased by the fact he's the tallest of them all.
  • Moral Myopia: Steals Bird Island's children with the intention of eating them then has the gall to get pissed when they retaliate. He also wreck Red's house with no remorse (even writing off Red's understandable calling out with "it was ugly") but is angry when his home is destroyed.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: In the movie, King Mudbeard is a very cunning and crafty character, but his porcine subjects are all a bunch of idiots. Even lampshaded when Red first reveals he's brought a whole army of pigs with him to the island, where he uses the dimwittedness of his subjects as an excuse for why he was hiding them; to keep them safe in case things went wrong.
  • What's Up, King Dude?: Although his formal name is King Mudbeard, even his own subjects happily refer to him by his first name of Leonard, even after he returns to the Piggy Island and resumes the throne.

Corporal Pig

  • Art Evolution: Started off as a regular minion pig in a helmet. Now he's greener and grumpier looking with a worn out helmet that covers his eyes.
  • Cool Helmet: His helmet makes him harder to destroy.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty: Is this to the minion pigs, always shouting at them.
  • Number Two: Seems to be a second in-command to the minion pigs.
  • Jerkass: Sometimes he doing this toward minion pigs under excuse of his Drill Sergeant Nasty.

Foreman Pig

  • Art Evolution: He looks older and wrinklier now than he did initially. He's also blind in one eye.
  • Badass Mustache: He even had it as a piglet!
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Was apparently able to make a Humongous Mecha in "Slappy-Go-Lucky" episode in Toons series all by himself (albeit after stealing the blueprints from Professor Pig). Unfortunately, he isn't enough of one to prevent it from Going Horribly Wrong...
  • Mismatched Eyes: Has a black eye and a blue eye. The blue eye is blind.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: In the comic tie-in to Angry Birds Transformers he, as Lockdown Pig, takes a while adjusting to his form, ending up transforming into a toilet for issue one and part of issue two. He soon becomes useless to the pigs when he falls over and can no longer contribute. When he finds out how to Transform he easily overpowers Grimlock (who was taking on the other Deceptihogs and winning) and one-shots Bumblebee when the rest of the Autobirds show up.
  • Secret Circle of Secrets: In the Halloween comic, he's the right-hand man of the king, who's the leader of it.

Chef Pig

  • Art Evolution: In the early games, he's just a normal pig with a chef's hat. Later additions gave him a Snidely Whiplash mustache and a constant smug expression. In the CGI film The Angry Birds Movie, he was redesigned to look more like his early appearances, with the addition of having a body and an additional chef's apron and spatula.
  • Big Bad: In Angry Birds Epic, who goes by the name Wizpig.note 
  • Dastardly Whiplash: His mustache is one of these; he frequently gives credit to King Pig for his diabolical plans.
  • Evil Chancellor: Seems to have this relationship to King Pig (see The Starscream below).
  • Evil Chef: With the toque note  and Snidely Whiplash mustache to come with it.
  • Evil Genius: He comes up with a bunch of great plans to steal the eggs, but he's smart enough to give the credit to the King Pig.
  • Evil Sorcerer: Uses magic to steal and "hide" eggs in Angry Birds Epic.
  • French Jerk: Seems to have some sort French accent in the animated series, and is considerably more Jerk-ish as well. Goes hand in hand with being the Evil Chef.
  • One-Winged Angel: Becomes a Demon Wizard at the climax of Angry Birds Epic.
  • Product Placement: The cookbook that Chef Pig mentions is available at bookstores in the Christmas comic is, in fact, a real cookbook.
  • The Starscream: In the Angry Birds Toons episode "Trojan Egg", he sits on King Pig's throne and wears his crown while the latter is being cooked alive by his own subjects. He even lets out an Evil Laugh as it happens.

Minion Pigs

  • Adorable Evil Minions: Combined with Ugly Cute, they're pretty much this.
  • Affably Evil: When not under the rules of their leader (Such as King Pig & Gale) to do bad things like stealing eggs and more, they're actually pretty goofy guys.
  • Annoying Laugh: While some of them have a rather cute giggles, the others have this. Played straight in the original Angry Birds game.
  • Breakout Characters: Aside from being a recurring enemies on most of the Angry Birds' games, they starred their own show in Piggy Tales. Not to mention they have a fair share of screentime in Toons and Stella series as well.
  • Big Eater: Not as much as King Pig however.
  • Butt-Monkey: While most of the pigs are subjected to this, the minion pigs shown to suffer this the most.
  • Cloning Blues: Although it Downplayed in The Angry Birds Movie.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: While the birds able to defeat them easily, the minion pigs actually able to overshadow them by attacking them from above in two occasions: When they tried to steal the eggs in "Off Duty" episode & facing Red in Bad Piggies teaser trailer.
  • Expy: If Angry Birds Stella spin-off series is any indication, they could be this to The Minions from Despicable Me.
    • They also could be an expy to The Rabbids as well due to both of them known for being obnoxiously stupid and really annoying in general with a bit of Ugly Cute, although the minion pigs are downplayed version of this.
  • Failure Is the Only Option: Whenever they trying to steal the birds' eggs, even when they about to turn them into omelettes.
  • Genius Ditz: Despite being a complete clueless, they able to build a structure in a rather questionable form and sometimes even being competent.
  • Too Dumb to Live: To the point they can't even recognized their leader without the crown on their head.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Toward each other.
  • Your Size May Vary: In the original games (Except Angry Birds Stella), they have different size from small to large while in other games & animated form (Except the movie & Piggy Tales series), they have a constant medium size.

Freckled Pig / Ross

  • A Day in the Limelight: He's the protagonist of the game, Bad Piggies.
  • Catch-Phrase: 'Waaa-hohohee!!' whenever he goes overexcited. Best heard in both Bad Piggies cinematic trailer & 1st anniversary trailer, even in the theme song of the game.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: In Bad Piggies, he builds crazy vehicles to get through the levels.
  • Made of Iron: The worst he suffers from crashes and falls in Bad Piggies is a little dizziness.
  • Named by the Adaptation: While the Freckled Pig has no proper name in Bad Piggies game, he's called 'Prince Porky' in Angry Birds Epic & goes by name 'Ross' in The Angry Birds Movie.
  • The Klutz: Much like other minion pigs, as he shown to accidentally ruined the pigs' map of the location to the birds' eggs twice.
  • Youthful Freckles: Has six dots, with three on each cheek, but they're barely noticeable. He still retains them in his redesign for The Angry Birds Movie, but they're even harder to see.

Hamsome Pig

Hambo

  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Almost as thick as Red's.
  • Elite Mook: He is much, much more competent than the average pig. Unfortunately, he is just as stupid.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: Well, minus the "justice" part of course. For a spherical pig, he sure has an impressive chin!
  • Nice Hat: For a broad definition of "hat", the red headband he wears all the time. He wouldn't be a Rambo parody without one.
  • Punny Name: A pig Rambo named "Hambo".

Alternative Title(s): Angry Birds Toons

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