Antagonists Big Bads, Monster of the Weeks, jerks, and bullies. note Nightmare Moon, Discord, Queen Chrysalis, Changelings, King Sombra, Lord Tirek, Ahuizotl, The Diamond Dogs, Dragons, Windigos, Timberwolves, Gilda, Trixie, Diamond Tiara & Silver Spoon, the Sports Pegasi, Jet Set & Upper Crust, Flim & Flam, Lightning Dust, Dr. Caballeron, and Suri Polomare.
Mane Family Members The Mane Cast's family and relatives. note Big Macintosh, Granny Smith, Braeburn, Aunt & Uncle Orange, Hayseed Turnip Truck, Babs Seed, the Smith Family, Aunt Applesauce & Apple Rose, other Apple Family members, Shining Armor, Twilight's Parents, Pinkie's Family, Maud Pie, Rarity's Parents, and Rainbow Blaze.
Supporting Cast Recurring minor characters. note Mayor Mare, Zecora, Cheerilee, the Cake Family, Snips & Snails, Twist, Pipsqueak, Bulk Biceps, the Canterlot Royal Guard, the Wonderbolts, Daring Do, and Ms. Harshwhinny.
One-Shots Plot-relevant One-Shot Characters. note Steven Magnet the Sea Serpent, Hoity Toity, Photo Finish, Little Strongheart, Chief Thunderhooves, Sheriff Silverstar, Prince Blueblood, Fancypants, Filthy Rich, Cherry Jubilee, the doctor from "Read It and Weep", Cranky Doodle Donkey, Matilda, Iron Will, Featherweight, Joe, Gustave le Grand, Mulia Mild, Ms. Peachbottom, Prim Hemline, Coco Pommel, Cheese Sandwich, Trenderhoof, Seabreeze, Sapphire Shores, and Silver Shill.
Other Characters Characters that don't fit into any of the other character pages. note Star Swirl the Bearded, Hearth's Warming Eve stage characters, Scorpan, Stinkin' Rich, the Olden Pony, the Headless Horse, the Pony of Shadows, The Power Ponies, the Mane-iac, the Shadowbolts, the Mysterious Mare Do Well, Gabby Gums, and inanimate objects.
Background Ponies Recurring Extras, Bit Characters, Living Props, Creator Cameos, and Spear Carriers. note Berryshine/Berry Punch, Cherry Berry, Golden Harvest, Sweetie Drops/Bon Bon, Shoeshine, Daisy, Lily Valley, Rose, Lightning Bolt, Cloud Kicker, Raindrops, Rainbowshine, Sassaflash, Parasol/Showers, Dizzy Twister, Sprinkle Medley, Merry May, Lemon Hearts, Twinkleshine, Minuette, Lyra Heartstrings, Amethyst Star, Sea Swirl, Dr. Hooves/Time Turner, Pinprick, Goldengrape, Noteworthy, Lucky Clover, Caramel, Cherry Fizzy, The Master Pony, Bruce Mane/Neon Lights, Orion, Star Hunter/Solar Wind, Ruby Pinch, Tootsie Flute and Dinky, The Nurses, the Flower Trio, Mr. Greenhooves, the Spa Ponies, DJ Pon-3, Octavia Melody & her bandmates, Derpy, Mr. Waddle, Truffle Shuffle the Teacher's Pet, the Crystal Ponies, Holly Dash, Screwball, Allie Way & Big Wig, My Little Letrotski, Fleur Dis Lee, Junebug, Post Haste, Screwy, the Imperfect Stallions, Gizmo/Poindexter/Gyro, Flitter & Cloudchaser, Thunderlane & Rumble, Blossomforth, Wild Fire, Uncle Curio the Shopkeeper, the Saddle Arabians, the Breezies, the Cattle, the Mule, the Buffalo Tribe, the Sheep, the Goats, and Other Animals.