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The character sheet of Club Penguin and its successor Club Penguin Island.

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Main Characters

Characters that either has a mascot or has a main role in the game.
     Aunt Arctic
"Whether you're writing the news, or making the news, always do your best."
"The Island needs you. Are you ready?
The Editor-in-Chief of The Club Penguins Times, the island's offical newspaper. She runs the advice column and writes articles about many different topics, such as current parties going on around the island. In Operation Blackout, she is revealed to be the Director of the Elite Penguin Force or the EPF.
  • Absurd Phobia: She is afraid of bad spelling. Seeing how she is an editor it makes sense even if it's a little silly.
  • Alliterative Name: Aunt Arctic.
  • Big Good: She is the director of the EPF, which protects the island from threats.
  • Limited Wardrobe: Apparently she has a whole closet filled with pink beanies.
  • Meganekko: She wears cat-eye glasses.
  • Punny Name: Her name is a pun on "Antarctic".
  • The Reveal: At the end of Operation: Blackout it's revealed that she is the director of the EPF.
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie: In CPI, AA gains a dark pink '50s Hair bouffant.
  • Sassy Secretary: Her rebooted appearance is that of an office worker type and has a sassy streak in her dialouge.


The island's resident inventor. He has made countless of inventions over the years, such as the Pizzatron 3000 and the Time-Trekker 3000. He also worked for the PSA, then the EPF, and goes by the codename G. He is the Tech lead of the EPF.

  • Absurd Phobia: He is afraid of decaffeinated coffee, analog clocks and outdated technology.
  • Adorkable: Many people see him as this.
  • Determinator: The 3000 in his inventions' names aren't just for fun. He had 2999 other prototypes that failed until he came up with the final version.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: He made a time machine, a phone that can teleport penguins anywhere on the island and made most if not all the technology on the island.
  • Shrinking Violet: He used to be shy but seemed to grow out of it in more recent years. As a mascot, if penguins crowded around his avatar he would move out of the group.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: All of his ancestors look like him, although with different clothes and hairdos.

Quack, whack, thwack, ack! Why can't I be on the right track? Who's the penguin with the Propeller hat? It's me, the Rookie, And that is that!
2013 Design
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Rookie is the Public Relations officer and Comms lead of the EPF. He used to be in the PSA before it disbanded. He's absentminded and accident-prone, but he's friendly and energetic.

  • Adorkable: A lot of people see him as this.
  • Big Eater: He loves eating pizza, and according to a conversation with Gary when players meet him, Rookie ate a sandwich the size of a small whale.
  • Companion Cube: He has a pet rock.
  • Genius Ditz: The ditz part is self explanatory but it's revealed that Rookie can speak crab in one of the mini-games you can play.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Multiple times. During the PSA mission Waddle Squad, he got tricked into handing over his spy phone to a caged Herbert, allowing the polar bear to teleport out of the cage.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Jet Pack Guy's blue oni, due to being more childish and irresponsible than him.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: He's afraid of clowns.

     Dot the Design Gal 
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Dot is a fashionista who loves to design clothes. She is also known as Dot the Disguise gal, the stealth lead of the EPF.

  • Absurd Phobia: She's afraid of "ugly sweaters".
  • Canon Immigrant: Dot first appeared in a tie-in game for the DS before debuting herself and the EPF in the final PSA mission.
  • Girliness Upgrade: Zig-zagged. When she first appeared in the DS games, she had a fairly feminine design, with wavy hair and eyelashes. In the online game, however, she had Boyish Short Hair and no eyelashes. Played straight later with her 2013 redesign. She still has short hair, but in a slightly girlier hairstyle and has eyelashes again. And finally, with her new Design Gal identity, she received a very feminine design.
  • Hidden in Plain Sight: She wouldn't be the stealth lead if people could see her. In the DS game she hid as a snow penguin and a trash can.
  • Master of Disguise: She makes disguises for the agents and made a Klutzy costume in order to sneak past Herbert's defenses. She also disguised herself as Cadence to buy her fellow agents time to find the singer when Herbert kidnapped her in one of the comics.
  • Multicolored Hair: She has blonde hair with pink and blue highlights.

     Jet Pack Guy
Watch out Herbert! This guy's back in the sky!
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Jet Pack Guy, or JPG as Rookie likes to call him is the tactical lead of the EPF. He rarely takes off his jet pack or his Cool Shades.

  • Cool Shades: Lampshaded by your penguin in one of the missions.
  • Iconic Item: You have three guesses and the first two don't count.note 
  • His Name Really Is "Barkeep": Jet Pack Guy isn't only his nickname, his real name is Guy.
  • Nature Lover: In a issue of the Club Penguin Times, Aunt Arctic reported that Jet Pack Guy loves outdoor camping.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Rookie's red oni, due to being more focused and serious than him.

     Herbert Percival Bear, Esquire
You haven't seen the last of me.
A polar bear from the Arctic Circle, Herbert is the main antagonist of Club Penguin. He detests the cold, parties, and noise. He wants to warm up the island. He is aided by a crab named Kluzty.

  • Bears Are Bad News: He's a polar bear and he's the main antagonist of the game.
  • Big Bad: Most of the plots against the island are conducted by him.
  • For the Evulz: Instead of using the vast amount of trees on the island, he wants to destroy the ski lodge for firewood just to spite the penguins for throwing parties and being noisy.
  • Irony: He hates the cold, cannot swim, and is a vegetarian. And he's a polar bear.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: In Operation Blackout, he kidnaps the core EPF squad, freezes them in containment cells, and blocks out the sun, slowly freezing everything and everyone on the island. It was one of the darkest (Pun not intended) operations to date.
  • Vegetarian Carnivore: He eats seaweed, sometimes on pizza.

Sensei is a ninja and he teaches penguins how to play Card-Jitsu at the Dojo. He is a master of all the elements, which are water, fire and snow.

  • Absurd Phobia: He's afraid of beard trimmers.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: He has big and bushy gray eyebrows.
  • Childhood Friends: With Tusk, before they became enemies.
  • Don't Wake the Sleeper: In this short, the ninjas have to protect Sensei as he sleepwalks into danger. Played with since at the end of the video, he winks at the camera showing the audience he was most likely faking in order to teach the ninjas how to work together.
  • Eyes Always Shut: He opens them only when you challenge him at Card Jitsu and when he winks at the camera at the end of the short Never Wake a Sleeping Sensei.
  • Hermit Guru: He lived in the Dojo on a mountain before opening its doors for anyone that wanted to learn the art of Card-Jitsu.
  • Ninja: He is one and he trains other penguins to become this.
  • Non-Mammalian Hair: He has a long gray beard and big eyebrows.
  • Old Master: Sensei's been on the island longer than any other penguin and he's unbeatable in Card-Jitsu.note 
  • Tragic Keepsake: After inadvertently causing an avalanche that buried Tusk and seemingly killing him, Sensei kept Tusk's tusk as a walking stick as a reminder to not underestimate the power of the elements.
  • We Used to Be Friends: He used to be close with Tusk but Tusk's jealousy over Sensei's skill of the elements separated them.

     Captain Rockhopper
It be gettin' choppy! Lower the sail! Land the masts! Man down the hatches! TRIM ME BEARD! No wait, me beard be perfect.
Captain Rockhopper is a friendly pirate who comes to the island at intervals to sell treasures he finds on his voyages. He is accompanied by his red puffle Yarr.

     PH or Puffle Handler
PH or Puffle Handler first appeared in the spinoff DS game Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force. She helped the EPF train Elite puffles. She then became a mascot on the island. She loves puffles and although mostly everyone calls her by PH, her real name is Paige.

It's time to dance!
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Cadence is a popular singer, dancer and musical artist at Club Penguin island.

     Penguin Band
Just keeps getting better, Wish I could stop time in its place, Best day ever!
Club Penguin's most popular band. The Penguin Band perform at the Music Jam parties along with Cadence. The band members are Frankynote , the singer of the group, Petey Knote  as the gutarist, Stompin Bobnote  as the electric bass player and G Billynote  as the Drummer.

Minor Characters

Characters that only appeared in special events.

Revenge is a dish best served cold.
The antagonist in Card-Jitsu Snow, Tusk was the Master of Snow and sent armies of evil snowmen to defeat Sensei and his ninjas.

  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: He wants recognition for his powers and revenge against Sensei no matter who he has to harm.
  • Never Found the Body: Sensei only found his broken tusk in the avalanche that buried him.
  • We Used to Be Friends: Tusk used to be friends with Sensei, but grew envious of Sensei's skill with the elements. Now he seeks revenge on Sensei.
  • Wily Walrus: An evil walrus overlord who wants to kill Sensei and the other penguins.

     Merry Walrus
HO HO HO! Merry Walrus! It’s my name and my catchphrase!
This jolly walrus comes every year to deliver presents to all the penguins on the island. He doesn't live on the island, but on Merry Walrus Island which is protected by a barrier called the Crystal Curtain. Merry Walrus also appears in the Club Penguins stop motion animated short, We Wish you a Merry Walrus.

Guest Characters

Characters that are from takeovers.

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