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* AchillesHeel: She twisted her left ankle as a kid and it apparently never fully healed, so it can act up on her when she's off-balance in a fight, and [[spoiler:Netossa deliberately targets it to take her down long enough to subdue her and remove her chip]].

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* AchillesHeel: She twisted her left ankle as a kid and it apparently never fully healed, so it can act up on her when she's off-balance in a fight, and [[spoiler:Netossa [[AttackTheInjury deliberately targets it it]] to take her down long enough to subdue her and remove her chip]].


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!!!'''Voiced by''': Vella Lovell (English), Karen Vallejo (Latin American Spanish), Ayaka Shimoyamada (Japanese)

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!!!'''Voiced by''': Vella Lovell Creator/VellaLovell (English), Karen Vallejo (Latin American Spanish), Ayaka Shimoyamada (Japanese)



!!!'''Voiced by''': Merit Leighton (English), Angelica Villa (Latin American Spanish)

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!!!'''Voiced by''': Krystal Joy Brown (English), Fernanda Robles (Latin American Spanish)

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!!!'''Voiced by''': Adam Ray (English), Raul Anaya (Latin American Spanish), Takayuki Miyamoto (Japanese)

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!!!'''Voiced by''': Adam Ray Creator/AdamRay (English), Raul Anaya (Latin American Spanish), Takayuki Miyamoto (Japanese)



!!!'''Voiced by''': Reshma Shetty (English), Rommy Mendoza (Latin American Spanish), Yasuko Fujino (Japanese)

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!!!'''Voiced by''': Reshma Shetty Creator/ReshmaShetty (English), Rommy Mendoza (Latin American Spanish), Yasuko Fujino (Japanese)


!!'''Commander Glimmer, Princess of Bright Moon/[[spoiler:Queen Glimmer of Bright Moon]]'''
!!!'''Voiced by''': Creator/KarenFukuhara (English), Creator/AlondraHidalgo (Latin American Spanish), Creator/RisaTaneda (Japanese)
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->''"It's time for us to take back our home. Together we will push out the Horde, once and for all!"''

Sweet, wildly enthusiastic, and driven by her desire to forge her own path, Glimmer possesses magical powers that she inherited from her mother. Motivated by love, loyalty, friendship, and fairness, Glimmer truly believes that with her friends by her side she can do anything.

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!!'''Commander Glimmer, Princess of Bright Moon/[[spoiler:Queen Glimmer of Bright Moon]]'''
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!!'''Bow, Master Archer'''
!!!'''Voiced by''': Creator/KarenFukuhara Creator/MarcusScribner (English), Creator/AlondraHidalgo Arturo Castañeda (Latin American Spanish), Creator/RisaTaneda Sho Okumura (Japanese)
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->''"You say you're just ordinary people? I say you're warriors of The Rebellion!"''

Bow is a highly-skilled archer and
the Horde, once and for all!"''

Sweet, wildly enthusiastic, and driven
Rebellion’s resident tech master. Driven by her desire to forge her own path, Glimmer possesses magical powers that she inherited from her mother. Motivated by love, loyalty, friendship, Bow is dedicated to doing what’s right and fairness, Glimmer truly believes that with her will do everything he can to protect his friends by her side she in dangerous situations. Even complete strangers can do anything.count on him to stand up for what’s right.



* {{Acrofatic}}: Glimmer's on the big side but is nimble and agile, with her teleporting powers helping her out.
* AdaptationalBadass: She goes from a She-Ra supporter often in need of rescue to a frontline fighter who has saved She-Ra as much as She-Ra has saved her.
* AmbiguouslyBi: Any ambiguity from her liking guys is removed when [[spoiler:she and Bow become an OfficialCouple in the GrandFinale]], but she shows signs of liking girls as well. She apparently finds [[SexyCatPerson Catra attractive]], viewing her as a buxom FemmeFatale in "Roll With It" and giving her a big kiss on the cheek when [[spoiler:her plan to get past Horde Prime's blockade works]], and she's rather touchy-feely with Adora.
* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: [[spoiler:Confesses her love to Bow during the final battle with Horde Prime]].
* AntiHero: In Season 4, she becomes an UnscrupulousHero. Her goal is to save Etheria and end the Horde's depredations; she's just become willing to use the Horde's own methods to do so. [[spoiler:Such as paying Double Trouble to disrupt plans and turn the enemy leadership against each other.]]
* BadassBoast: [[spoiler:Glimmer lays one on the chipped Micah after thinking of Angella hardens her resolve.]]
-->[[spoiler:'''Glimmer:''' My ''mother'' raised me to be ''brave''. My ''friends'' taught me to be ''kind''. And I'm stubborn. I get that from you. I will ''never'' stop fighting! And I ''won't'' lose '''another parent!'''.]]
* BadassCape: A sparkly one she wears into battle.
* BigBeautifulWoman: Glimmer is a cute, chubby young lady.
* BigGood: After Angella’s sacrifice, she and Adora become the new co-leaders of the Rebellion.
* BlindedByTheLight: Her sparkles can be used to this effect.
* BroughtDownToBadass: Glimmer temporarily loses her teleportation powers in Season 1 but still fights in the battle against the Horde in the final, and does impressively well.
* BroughtDownToNormal: [[spoiler:After Horde Prime takes Glimmer aboard his flagship, she loses her access to magic again in Season 5. This time her combat skills don't cut it against the [[SortingAlgorithmOfEvil much stronger antagonists]] of Horde Prime's clone army- Catra has to save her multiple times. Only until she returns to Etheria's surface does she get her powers back, though she does manage to cast spells on Krytis.]]
* TheChainsOfCommanding: She's pretty much the senior battlefield commander by Season 2, and to her horror finds herself becoming increasingly dour and chastising others for [[LikeParentLikeChild almost exactly the same things her mother used to chastise her for]]. [[spoiler:By Season 4, she's the Queen of Bright Moon--and [[TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask the chains are even heavier.]]]]
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: [[spoiler:The series finale has her go through a RelationshipUpgrade with Bow, her oldest friend]].
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Purple hair and eyes.
* DamselInDistress: Twice. [[spoiler:Season 1 has her captured by the Horde, and Season 5 has Horde Prime keeping her prisoner.]]
* {{Determinator}}: One of her most notable traits is stubborn courage. [[spoiler:Even the Heart of Etheria powering up, which paralyses the other princesses, only slows her down as she drags herself to the Black Garnet room and attempts to smash it in order to fix her mistake.]]
* DidntThinkThisThrough: [[spoiler:At the end of Season 4, after learning of Horde Prime's impending arrival, she impulsively goes to Light Hope to learn how to access the magic at the Heart of Etheria in order to empower the princesses so they can crush the Horde regardless of Adora's warnings about Light Hopes true motives. The result is that she and the other princesses are almost killed by the Heart and the release of power allows Horde Prime to track Etheria down.]]
* DubNameChange: Her name is "Destello" in the European Spanish dub, "Scintilla" in the French dub, and "Cintilante" in the Portuguese dub.
* DynamicEntry: Uses her teleportation to great effect this way.
* EverythingsBetterWithSparkles: A la the name, sparkles also factor into her hair, cape, and powers. Ironically Glimmer thinks her powers are kind of lame.
* EasilyForgiven: [[spoiler:Zigzagged in Season 5. Adora and Bow are both willing to head after Horde Prime's main ship to rescue her after they learn where she is, but their time together after the rescue varies a bit. Adora forgives her for their last interaction with each other, but the rift is more apparent with Bow, who takes several episodes for him to react normally around her again. She completely understands how much time he needs.]]
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: In Season 4, Glimmer's hair is in a shorter and slightly straighter asymmetrical bob [[spoiler:that's more similar to Angella's long hairdo]].
* FamilyThemeNaming: "Glimmer" is an archaic term for the mineral mica, for which her father Micah is named.
* FashionableAsymmetry: Has a white sleeve-thing and a pauldron on her left arm. In Season 4, she has a fingerless purple half-glove on her right hand, and an arm length purple and white fingerless glove on her left.
* FatalFlaw: '''Pride.''' Glimmer's determination to prove herself is what is most likely to lead her to reckless decisions. [[spoiler:In Season 4, it shifts to jealousy: she becomes convinced that Adora is trying to undermine her, and it leads to a string of catastrophically bad decisions on Glimmer's part.]] In ''Return to the Fright Zone'', Netossa directly states Glimmer's biggest weaknesses are her "[[InferioritySuperiorityComplex crippling self-doubt mixed with overwhelming hubris]]".
* FingerlessGloves: Wear a pair of long, white ones. Purple and white for Season 4 onward.
* {{Foil}}: Glimmer's development is paralleled most clearly with ''Catra.'' Both care deeply for their friendship with Adora and dread losing that bond. Both are often rude to the people around them (intentionally or not). Both are desperate to prove their worth. The key difference between them is that Glimmer grew up with loving parents and is kind enough to know when she's gone too far. Catra in comparison grew up under the thumb of [[AbusiveParents Shadow Weaver]], lived in [[AlwaysSecondBest Adora's shadow]], and refuses to accept blame and digs herself deeper in an attempt to make all her crimes worth it. [[spoiler:Upon losing Angella, Glimmer begins to make the exact same mistakes as Catra. This includes trusting Shadow Weaver, accusing Adora of jealousy when the latter voices her worries about Weaver, alienating her friends as she grabs more and more power, and nearly destroying the world because of her anger at Adora's supposed disrespect. Fittingly, both of their ambitions end in the same place: trapped together while Horde Prime holds his power over them, but with Catra a servant, and Glimmer a trophy.]]
* ForgivenButNotForgotten: [[spoiler:While Adora and Bow go out of their way to rescue her from Horde Prime and soon forgive her they are still mad at her for how she treated them in the previous Season with Bow especially [[BrutalHonesty bluntly telling her]] that her activating the Heart means that it is her fault that Horde Prime is invading Etheria. According to WordOfGod this is one of the reasons she is so easily able to forgive Catra for opening the portal and why they quickly become friends since [[NotSoDifferent they both made terrible mistakes that they have been forgiven for but will have to live with]].]]
* FragileSpeedster: Especially before she TookALevelInBadass. Glimmer lacks defense and endurance and her magic blasts initially are rather weak. However, she uses her TeleportSpam to great effect.
* FriendlessBackground: Bow was the first friend she ever made and was her OnlyFriend before she met Adora and restarted the Princess Alliance.
* GildedCage: [[spoiler:Glimmer finds herself in one after being taken captive by Horde Prime. The Season 5 trailer shows her in clean, beautiful quarters behind a force field. Another shot shows Glimmer in her cell, where a plate of pretty desserts sits uneaten. One brief shot shows Glimmer and Horde Prime in some kind of trophy room adorned with plants and mounted animal heads. Glimmer's new surroundings are luxurious, but she is very much a prisoner.]]
* GirlyBruiser: Glimmer wears pink and purple, literally has pink sparkles as her powerset, and enjoys dressing up in pretty dresses as well as giving Adora a makeover for Princess Prom. However, she also ''really'' enjoys fighting and can pack a heavy punch. Her introduction even shows her clashing with her mother because she so desperately wants to fight for the Rebellion more than her mother is willing to allow.
* TheGlovesComeOff: Throughout the series, Glimmer's often complained about how she's always held back from taking action against the Horde because of bureaucracy, her mother, etc. [[spoiler:By Season 4, she's now queen, and it's ultimately up to her to decide if and when she wants to take the gloves off, and where to draw the line. As it became clear the Horde is winning more effectively that the way the Rebellion has been doing things before isn't working anymore, not to mention Adora trying to keep her from making reckless decisions, that's when she decides to take the gloves off; Glimmer goes as far as convincing Double Trouble to sabotage the Horde's leadership psychologically, and then deciding to activate the Heart of Etheria, only to discover doing so will destroy the entire universe. Turns out once you take the gloves off, you can't put them back on]].
* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: Downplayed a lot; once Glimmer becomes queen, she becomes far more ruthless and TheUnfettered in doing whatever it takes to win the war [[spoiler:(to the point that she's willing to cut off her friendships with others)]]. Thankfully, events in Season 5 force her to reconsider her stance and she [[TookALevelInKindness mellows out considerably]].
* GoodIsNotSoft: The beginning of the series has her being frustrated at how much she's being held back by rules of engagement/bureaucracy, and so on while her mother is queen. Once she does become queen, this is what she’s been waiting for: Glimmer is willing to do whatever it takes in order to stop the Horde from hurting others again. Later in the story, [[spoiler:Glimmer is willing to sacrifice her own friendships through the decisions she makes, and it leads others to question what they signed up for. Once she finds out ''exactly'' what one of her decisions would entail, she wonders if [[TheGlovesComeOff taking the gloves off]] was the best choice]].
* GreenEyedMonster: Initially, she was ''very'' clingy at the thought of Bow having other friends, mainly because she thought if he had other friends, she'd be left all alone. [[spoiler:And in Season 4, Glimmer interprets Adora's natural take-charge attitude as an attempt to usurp her authority.]]
* HalfHumanHybrid: Her mother is a winged immortal; her father is an ordinary, if magically gifted, human.
* HereditaryHairstyle: Her hair looks a lot like her father's, but with her mother's coloring.
* HeroicRROD: She breaks through the Black Garnet-powered restraints Shadow Weaver had her in to save Adora through sheer willpower, but it disrupts her connection to her Runestone, causing her powers to glitch for a while. [[spoiler:Also suffers the effects of the Heart of Etheria with the other powered-up princesses.]]
* HeroicWillpower: Breaks through Shadow Weaver's restraints to save Adora. [[spoiler:And when the Heart of Etheria powers up in Season 4, she's the only princess other than Adora who's able to keep fighting, dragging herself into the Black Garnet room and unloading on it in a futile attempt to destroy it and shut the weapon down.]]
* HoldingBackThePhlebotinum: She can only use her power a set number of times... and often loses count, so if she runs out? The group has to do without. [[spoiler:In Season 4, Episode 1, she stopped teleporting altogether--because she felt if she were to recharge at the Moonstone, she'd have lost what she felt was the last remainder of her mother. Averted later in Season 4; it's heavily implied that once she gains the full power of the Moonstone, she has unlimited teleports - at least as long as she's on Etheria - which admittedly poses her a bit of a problem when she's captured by Horde Prime.]]
* {{Hypocrite}}: In Season 4, during her UnscrupulousHero phase, she calls out Adora and Bow for wanting to drop everything to go on a "hare-brained rescue mission" [[spoiler:to rescue Entrapta on Beast Island]] which is pretty galling considering the number of times she has dropped everything to save someone else often without a real plan.
* ImportantHaircut: Has a new hairstyle in Season 4 to show her [[spoiler:ascendance as queen of Bright Moon]].
* InferioritySuperiorityComplex: Even Netossa lampshades how this is her FatalFlaw when she's listing everyone's weaknesses in Season 5.
-->'''Netossa:''' Crippling self-doubt mixed with overwhelming hubris.
* InterspeciesRomance: Downplayed with [[spoiler:Bow. While Glimmer is half human and half angel, Bow is a full human]].
* ItsAllMyFault: She blames herself for causing the Rebellion to fall apart for the second time. [[spoiler:And for setting off the Heart of Etheria in Season 4.]]
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Even at her worst point in Season 4, she's still got good ''intentions'' ([[UnscrupulousHero even if her plans for bringing them about are ruthless and manipulative]]), and she seems genuinely friendly towards [[spoiler:Scorpia after she pulls a HeelFaceTurn and joins the Rebellion]].
* KickTheSonOfABitch: At the end of Season 4, [[spoiler:she pays Double Trouble to psychologically tear the Horde leadership apart. On the one hand, it's yet another sign of how her desire to win the war is eroding her good sense and morality. On the other hand, as DT points out, it wouldn't have worked nearly so well if Hordak and especially Catra didn't have so many skeletons in their closets for them to work with.]]
* KungFuWizard: She's likely the least skilled of the team in close combat, but she shouldn't be underestimated. She particularly favors an eminently practical teleport into a dropkick or tackle, and at one point teleports straight into what can only be described as a beautiful Superman Punch straight out of Wrestling/RomanReigns' arsenal that knocks Shadow Weaver out cold.
** She's considerably better by Season 2, where she manages to go head to head with both Catra and Scorpia in quick succession, mixing up her teleportation, glitter powers, and some pretty legit unarmed strikes.
** In Season 4, [[spoiler:thanks to the full force of the Moonstone after becoming Queen]], she is an absolute beast in combat. She annihilates Catra in a one-on-one; even though there were other factors in play that helped, Glimmer still wiped the floor with Catra.
* LightEmUp: Described as "glimmer powers", Glimmer derives her power from the Moonstone.
* LightIsGood: Has light-based powers and is one of the main heroes.
* LikeBrotherAndSister: Her VA has gone on record describing her relationship with Bow as like this. [[spoiler:Subverted, as the two become an OfficialCouple in the series finale]].
* LikeParentLikeChild: She is growing to be similar to her father, according to Castapella and Angella; both are warriors and strong-willed people, with a love for fighting and a deep desire to protect their land.
* {{Lunacy}}: She derives her powers from the Moonstone, and furthermore [[spoiler:when she combines her powers with Shadow Weaver's to teleport directly into the Fright Zone a pentacle depicting the phases of the moon is shown on the ground.]]
* MulticoloredHair: The top part of her hair is pink while the bottom is purple.
* MundaneUtility: She uses her teleportation constantly, just to get around. She needs them to get into her own bed, which is suspended from a high ceiling. This comes back to bite her when she gets hit with PowerIncontinence and requires Bow's help [[HilarityEnsues and wacky antics]] simply to get into bed.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone:
** After Glimmer tells Adora that she blames her for [[spoiler:her mother's death due to Angella sacrificing herself to close the portal]], Glimmer instantly regrets it.
** At the end of Season 4, [[spoiler:the moment where she realizes that Adora was right and her actions are just about to destroy Etheria is ''heartbreaking'']]. It's also the moment where all of Glimmer's bad decisions through Season 4 come back to haunt her, further adding to her guilt.
** [[spoiler:She had a minor breakdown in "Stranded" when she sees a broken Spire on the destroyed planet that the Best Friend Squad is forced to land on, and realizes that Horde Prime is probably going to lay waste to Etheria the same way]].
* NextTierPowerUp: Her father's staff ''massively'' increases her combat potential, coupling the mobility her teleportation gives her with enough kick to take out a Horde battle tank in one hit.
** There's also [[spoiler:getting the complete power of the Moonstone, which takes her sparkles into death laser territory and gives her unlimited teleportation]] in Season 4.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: At the end of Season 4, Glimmer makes a call that ultimately causes more problems than it solves. [[spoiler:Desiring a decisive victory against the Horde, Glimmer uses magic from the Heart of Etheria to give the princesses a NextTierPowerUp. While this does enable the Princess Alliance to CurbStomp the Horde’s armies, it also activates the Heart of Etheria's bomb in the process. In order to prevent the Heart of Etheria from destroying numerous worlds, Adora is forced to destroy the Sword of Protection, robbing herself of She-Ra’s powers. Things get worse when the Heart transports Etheria out of Despondos and into the wider universe. The energy created from this event is detected by Horde Prime’s armada and allows them to find Etheria. The kicker to all this is that while Horde Prime received Hordak’s message, he was unable to trace the message’s source. Had Glimmer not activated the Heart of Etheria, Horde Prime would have likely never found the Rebellion.]]
* NonhumanHumanoidHybrid: Glimmer's mother is an immortal angelic being, and her father was a {{Human Alien|s}} sorcerer. A benefit from her mother's side, besides giving her tiny wings, is that she never gets sick.
* TheNotLoveInterest: At the end of "Princess Prom," [[spoiler:she and Bow are abducted by Catra, who uses them to lure Adora to the Fright Zone.]] Arguably to some degree with Bow in the same episode, when he takes Perfuma to Princess Prom instead of her. She gets angry with him, but her anger is caused primarily by fear that Bow will abandon her for new friends instead of explicitly romantic jealousy.
->[[spoiler:'''Catra:''' (''looking at an image of Adora, Bow, and Glimmer resting together at the end of "Mystacor"'') If you want to take down Adora, you've got to go for the heart.]]
* NotSoDifferent: Her actions in Season 4 mirrored Catra such as [[spoiler:becoming a leader that is hostile to everyone, causing them to abandon her and activating a super weapon that almost destroyed Etheria]]. [[WordOfGod According to Noelle]] [[spoiler:this is the reason that Glimmer is able to [[EasilyForgiven let go of her grudge against Catra]] in Season 5 since they both made mistakes that almost destroyed the world [[ForgivenButNotForgotten and will have to live with what they've done even if everyone has forgiven them]].]]
* OddFriendship: [[spoiler:In Season 5 Glimmer actually becomes pretty close with Catra. While it starts mostly as a way to fight off loneliness on Horde Prime's ship by the season's end, Catra and Glimmer are almost as close as Glimmer is with Adora.]]
* OddNameOut: The only princess thus far whose name doesn't end with an "A", although her name does have a similar sound.
* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler:Her and Bow become one at the end of the series, with the two declaring their love to each other during the final battle. A vision Adora sees in the Heart of Etheria shows they got married at an unknown point in the series future.]]
* RaceLift: With Micah and Castaspella's RaceLift, Glimmer is now the Etherian equivalent of half East Asian.
* RebelliousPrincess: In addition to the obvious, she rebels against her mother, who's kept her safe on the sidelines despite Glimmer's desire to fight.
* TheRedMage: By Season 4, she's started to use the magical spells of Mystacor in combination with her innate powers as a Princess, thanks to tutelage from [[spoiler:Shadow Weaver]]. In the final season, [[spoiler:her mastery of both abilities proves the deciding factor in her WizardDuel against the chipped Micah]].
* RelatedInTheAdaptation: Glimmer and Castaspella weren't related in the [=80s=] cartoon, but are aunt and niece here.
* RelativeButton: [[spoiler:Do NOT bring her late mother into any conversation about her decisions]].
* SayingTooMuch: During their worst argument in Season 4, she reveals [[spoiler:she blames Adora for Angella's death]].
* ShipperOnDeck: Subtle, but she (with Bow) notice a lot of Catra and Adora's more intimate moments.
* SignificantWardrobeShift: Gets a new costume in Season 4: a two-toned leotard over purple leggings, a simple CoolCrown, knee-length boots, pauldrons on both shoulders instead of one, a darker cape, and a single pearl earring. [[spoiler:All are subtle shout-outs to her late mother.]]
* SimpleStaff: She's given her father's staff in the Season 1 finale. Although it is more decorated than the usual for this trope, it still works as one.
* SingleTargetSexuality: Implied. [[spoiler:She gets together with Bow at the series finale and doesn't have any prior love interests before him with there also being no mention of her having a past romance and/or crush]].
* SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: [[spoiler:She becomes an OfficialCouple with Bow, the resident [[TheHeart emotional center]] of the group and a NiceGuy.]]
* StoutStrength: A big-boned teenage ActionGirl who can absolutely throw down, given the opportunity. She manages to lay out Shadow Weaver with one teleport-assisted punch.
* TheStrategist: In Season 4, Glimmer develops into a pretty good, if a bit ruthless, strategist. [[spoiler:By the season's end, she comes up with a plan without any help from Shadow Weaver and pulls it off. She learns how to tap into the power of the Heart of Etheria and flips Double Trouble to the rebel side. Glimmer gets them to send false information to Catra, and has them tell Hordak the truth about Catra sending Entrapta to Beast Island. This results in the bulk of the Horde forces charging into ambushes and being flattened by the powered-up princesses while the Horde's leaders are trying to kill each other. By the time the fight between Hordak and Catra is over, the Horde forces have been wiped out, Hordak is out cold, Catra is too weak to fight anymore, and Glimmer has enough power to wipe out the Fright Zone if she wanted. In a stroke, Glimmer outplays both Catra and Hordak, and turns the tide of the entire war. It's undermined when she realizes Light Hope outplayed her and plans to use the Heart of Etheria, destroying the planet in the process. Even after that threat passes, Horde Prime shows up and flips the whole board over. Still, Glimmer's ability to bring down Catra, Hordak, and the Horde all at once was impressive and shows her growth as strategist, even if it had numerous side effects.]]
* StrongFamilyResemblance: She is noted to look like her father, Micah.
* SummonToHand: She can teleport her father's staff into her hand no matter where it is. She clarifies that she only figured out how to do it with the staff and not with other objects.
* TakeUpMySword: When the Horde attacks Bright Moon in the first season finale, Angella gives Glimmer her late father's staff to help her in battle.
* {{Teleportation}}: One of her main magical powers. Glimmer can teleport herself and anyone she's in contact with using teleportation magic. However, she had a limit as to how many times she can do it before needing to recover [[spoiler:up to Season 4.]]
* TeleportationSpam: Zipping around here and there is how she usually moves. She'll also strategically teleport allies around battlefields.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: She's the girly girl to Adora's tomboy.
* TookALevelInBadass: She takes about one per season, as she keeps getting better at using her powers effectively in combat. [[spoiler:She gets a NextTierPowerUp in Season 4 by getting complete access to the Moonstone's power, further strengthening her sparkles and letting her teleport as many times as she wants.]]
* TookALevelInJerkass: In Season 4, through a combination of factors, [[spoiler:such as her mother's death, being put in charge of Bright Moon, her increasing resentment of Adora, and Shadow Weaver's influence]], she becomes increasingly bad-tempered and hostile to everyone.
* TookALevelInKindness: [[spoiler:Glimmer's MyGodWhatHaveIDone moment from Season 4 helps her transition back into her nicer, more cooperative side in the first three seasons]].
* TragicKeepsake: The SimpleStaff she uses in combat belonged to her deceased father. [[spoiler:And her pearl teardrop earring in Season 4 is Angella's.]]
* UnknownRival: Seems to legitimately consider Catra her archenemy, even though Catra is way more focused on Adora. [[spoiler:Makes good on this in Season 4 with a borderline NoHoldsBarredBeatdown of Catra.]]
* UnscrupulousHero: She turns into this in Season 4 as the weight of the war begins to bear down on her [[spoiler:in the wake of her mother's death, and ''especially'' after the fall of Salineas in the middle of the season]]. In previous seasons, when she seemed about to do something overly ruthless, Bow would talk her down; unfortunately, in Season 4, the growing ruptures in the Best Friends Squad mean that Glimmer ''stops listening''. She starts threatening the Horde's FacelessGoons with torture (though whether she would have fallen through with it or not is ambiguous), using her best friend as a decoy, [[spoiler:hiring Double Trouble to manipulate her enemies, using her kingdom as bait for the Horde's armies, and taking jaw-dropping risks with a [[{{Precursors}} First One]] superweapon that nearly lead to the destruction of a not inconsiderable chunk of the universe]]. Even at her worst, though, she remains a ''hero'' - she refuses to kill a defenseless [[spoiler:Catra]], is friendly and kind towards [[spoiler:Scorpia]], and her top priority remains saving Etheria. [[spoiler:When her actions nearly end the world, it's because her jealousy compounded with her desperation to win the war and led to her becoming overconfident, and she ''immediately'' has a MyGodWhatHaveIDone moment and desperately tries to fix it - in stark contrast to Catra, with whom she is NotSoDifferent, whose own doomsday event was driven entirely by envy, and which she did nothing to fix.]]
* WeaponizedTeleportation: A few times, Glimmer has teleported herself and an enemy way up into the air, then just let them fall. Glimmer can teleport safely back to the ground; her opponents can't.
* WellDoneSonGuy: She is desperate to prove herself to her mother.
* WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway: Her sparkles were initially pretty much useless aside from creating light sources and no-bang flashbangs, which was something she was sadly aware of. Her teleportation was still greatly useful, but she lamented that half of her powers were no good in a fight. [[HeartIsAnAwesomePower But as the show's progressed, she's gained more confidence in her powers--and an upscale in concussive force as they've developed.]]
->'''Glimmer:''' ''(to Huntara's goons)'' Hi, I'm Glimmer. [[PreAssKickingOneLiner And I sparkle]].
* WingedHumanoid: She has pink feathered wings. Yet unlike her mother's wings, they're so tiny that it would be easy to mistake them for tattoos. [[spoiler:Her wings appear fully grown upon fully accepting the Moonstone's power, though they then disappear and are never seen being used.]]
* TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask: A big theme in Season 4 is [[spoiler:how she initially feels stifled by her post as queen, belabored by meetings instead of being on the field. As she grows into the role, she gets to deal with some of the nastier bits of the highest office in the land—like being responsible for turning her planet into a galactic superweapon, or being the main representative of Etheria to Horde Prime (who is interested in said superweapon)]]. It's not the most fun time.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Glimmer's hair is a [[MulticoloredHair mixture]] of pink and purple.
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!!'''Bow, Master Archer'''
!!!'''Voiced by''': Creator/MarcusScribner (English), Arturo Castañeda (Latin American Spanish), Sho Okumura (Japanese)
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->''"You say you're just ordinary people? I say you're warriors of The Rebellion!"''

Bow is a highly-skilled archer and the Rebellion’s resident tech master. Driven by loyalty, Bow is dedicated to doing what’s right and will do everything he can to protect his friends in dangerous situations. Even complete strangers can count on him to stand up for what’s right.
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* TheOneGuy: [[spoiler:He is the only male member of Horde Prime's chipped warriors in Season 5, the others being all women.]]

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* NotSoAboveItAll: In "Perils of Peekablue", she reveals that she set fire to someone's boat because she "wanted to know what it felt like".


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* BewareTheSuperman: [[spoiler:After he gets chipped Micah starts using black magic in his arsenal which combined with his shear raw power makes him by far the most dangerous of all of Horde Prime's chipped warriors. He becomes so strong that Glimmer is the only one powerful enough to stand against him and defeat him.]]

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* BewareTheSuperman: [[spoiler:After he gets chipped Micah starts using black magic in his arsenal which combined with his shear sheer raw power makes him by far the most dangerous of all of Horde Prime's chipped warriors. He becomes so strong that Glimmer is the only one powerful enough to stand against him and defeat him.]]


* HeroicSacrifice: In the Season 3 finale, she willingly sacrifices herself to [[spoiler:prevent Eternia from being destroyed by Hordak's attempt to create a portal to his own dimension, via grabbing She-Ra's sword from the portal entrance. This traps her inbetween Despondos and the Universe.]]

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* HeroicSacrifice: In the Season 3 finale, she willingly sacrifices herself to [[spoiler:prevent Eternia Etheria from being destroyed by Hordak's attempt to create a portal machine to his own dimension, via grabbing She-Ra's sword from the portal entrance. This causes the portal to collapse and traps her inbetween Despondos and the Universe.]]



* MyGreatestFailure: The reason her husband is dead is because she was the one who sent him out in the attack that broke up the Princess Alliance and was the cause of his death. She tells Glimmer this is the reason why she's so protective of her.

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* MyGreatestFailure: The reason her husband is dead is because she was the one who sent him out in the attack that broke up the Princess Alliance and was the cause of his death. She tells Glimmer this is the reason why she's so protective of her. She also admits that she regrets that her grief over Micah's death led her to neglect her duties and cause the original Princess Alliance to break up something she tells Glimmer to not do when her own daughter is in despair over the current Alliance breaking apart.
* NeverGotToSayGoodbye: [[spoiler: In the Season 3 finale Angella willingly closes the portal threatening to destroy Etheria trapping her between dimensions, meaning she never properly reconciles with Glimmer for their last fight. Tragically it's also revealed that Micah [[NotQuiteDead was alive on Beast Island]] the entire time in Season 4 and she dies never knowing [[StarCrossedLovers that her husband was still alive.]] It's is downplayed slightly though since she got to spend time with her husband and daughter in the [[LotusEaterMachine portal world]] and it is established that people remember what happened during that time so she did get to say goodbye to her family there before the end.


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* StarcrossedLovers: [[spoiler:It is revealed in Season 4 that King Micah is actually alive and has been on Beast Island the entire time. Tragically however Micah is only rescued after Angella had preformed her HeroicSacrifice in Season 3 permanently separating them.


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* BewareTheSuperman: [[spoiler:After he gets chipped Micah starts using black magic in his arsenal which combined with his shear raw power makes him by far the most dangerous of all of Horde Prime's chipped warriors. He becomes so strong that Glimmer is the only one powerful enough to stand against him and defeat him.]]


* TheStrategist: In Season 4, Glimmer develops into a pretty good, if a bit ruthless, strategist. [[spoiler:By the season's end, she comes up with a plan without any help from Shadow Weaver and pulls it off. She learns how to tap into the power of the Heart of Etheria and flips Double Trouble to the rebel side. Glimmer gets them to send false information to Catra, and has them tell Hordak the truth about Catra sending Entrapta to Beast Island. This results in the bulk of the Horde forces charging into ambushes and being flattened by the powered-up princesses while the Horde's leaders are trying to kill each other. By the time the fight between Hordak and Catra is over, the Horde forces have been wiped out, Hordak is out cold, Catra is too weak to fight anymore, and Glimmer has enough power to wipe out the Fright Zone if she wanted. In a stroke, Glimmer outplays both Catra and Hordak, and turns the tide of the entire war. It's undermined when she realizes Lighthope outplayed her and will use the Heart of Etheria destroying the planet in the process. Even after that threat passes, Horde Prime shows up and flips the whole board over. Still, Glimmer's ability to bring down Catra, Hordak, and the Horde all at once was impressive and shows her growth as strategist, even if it had numerous side effects.]]

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* TheStrategist: In Season 4, Glimmer develops into a pretty good, if a bit ruthless, strategist. [[spoiler:By the season's end, she comes up with a plan without any help from Shadow Weaver and pulls it off. She learns how to tap into the power of the Heart of Etheria and flips Double Trouble to the rebel side. Glimmer gets them to send false information to Catra, and has them tell Hordak the truth about Catra sending Entrapta to Beast Island. This results in the bulk of the Horde forces charging into ambushes and being flattened by the powered-up princesses while the Horde's leaders are trying to kill each other. By the time the fight between Hordak and Catra is over, the Horde forces have been wiped out, Hordak is out cold, Catra is too weak to fight anymore, and Glimmer has enough power to wipe out the Fright Zone if she wanted. In a stroke, Glimmer outplays both Catra and Hordak, and turns the tide of the entire war. It's undermined when she realizes Lighthope Light Hope outplayed her and will plans to use the Heart of Etheria Etheria, destroying the planet in the process. Even after that threat passes, Horde Prime shows up and flips the whole board over. Still, Glimmer's ability to bring down Catra, Hordak, and the Horde all at once was impressive and shows her growth as strategist, even if it had numerous side effects.]]


* HeroicWillpower: Breaks through Shadow Weaver's restraints to save Adora. [[spoiler:And when the weapon powers up in Season 4, she's the only princess other than Adora who's able to keep fighting, dragging herself into the Black Garnet room and unloading on it in a futile attempt to destroy it and shut the weapon down.]]

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* HeroicWillpower: Breaks through Shadow Weaver's restraints to save Adora. [[spoiler:And when the weapon Heart of Etheria powers up in Season 4, she's the only princess other than Adora who's able to keep fighting, dragging herself into the Black Garnet room and unloading on it in a futile attempt to destroy it and shut the weapon down.]]


* {{Determinator}}: One of her most notable traits is stubborn courage. [[spoiler:Even the weapon powering up, which paralyses the other princesses, only slows her down as she drags herself to the Black Garnet room and attempts to smash it in order to fix her mistake.]]

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* {{Determinator}}: One of her most notable traits is stubborn courage. [[spoiler:Even the weapon Heart of Etheria powering up, which paralyses the other princesses, only slows her down as she drags herself to the Black Garnet room and attempts to smash it in order to fix her mistake.]]


* ElementalHair: Dark blue-green hair for the resident water magic user.

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* ElementalHair: ElementalHairColors: Dark blue-green hair for the resident water magic user.



* ElementalHair: Short blue hair for the ice magic user.

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* ElementalHair: ElementalHairColors: Short blue hair for the ice magic user.


* BewareTheNiceOnes/BewareTheQuietOnes: [[spoiler: While BrainwashedAndCrazy, she is able to chip most of the Rebel Alliance without anyone noticing, and proves to be a massive threat in combat.]]

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* BewareTheNiceOnes/BewareTheQuietOnes: BewareTheNiceOnes / BewareTheQuietOnes: [[spoiler: While BrainwashedAndCrazy, she is able to chip most of the Rebel Alliance without anyone noticing, and proves to be a massive threat in combat.]]

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