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    Lena Sabrewing (née De Spell) 
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"It's not an adventure if you're invited!"
Voiced By: Kimiko Glenn

A teenager that Webby and the triplets befriend. She is related (and bound) to Magica De Spell.


  • Adaptational Heroism: Magica's Shadow in the original series is an antagonist who never made a Heel–Face Turn, in contrast to Lena.
  • Adaptation Name Change: She's based on Minima De Spell, to the extent that she's Magica's niece who befriends Webby, but has a different name. According to the writers this was to make it more surprising when she revealed the relation, although it might also be because unlike Minima, Lena is not literally Magica's niece.
  • Adoptive Name Change: Downplayed. Word of God states that she changed her surname from De Spell to Sabrewing following her adoption, though neither are ever shown in the show proper and she's just called Lena.
  • The Ageless: If the scene portraying Lena's creation is to be taken literally, she looked the same now as when she was created fifteen years ago.
  • Age Lift: Minima in the comics was the same age as Webby (which also makes her younger than the boys). Here, she's a few years older than Webby, and by extent, the boys as well.
  • Amplifier Artifact: She has no natural abilities, but can use Black Magic via her aunt's amulet. Eventually, the amulet fuses with her, and she gains its powers naturally.
  • Antagonistic Offspring: Lena is actually Magica's shadow, given life, making her practically Magica's daughter, rather than niece. By the point this is discovered, Lena had already sided with the Duck family.
  • Artificial Human: Well, duck in this case. "The Shadow War!" reveals Lena is actually Magica's shadow given corporeality and sentience.
  • Ascended Extra: Lena is a recurring member of the supporting cast, in contrast to Magica's Shadow who only showed up once in the original series.
  • Back from the Dead: She is resurrected to her corporeal form in "Friendship Hates Magic!"
  • Becoming the Mask: She seems to honestly enjoy the time she spends with the triplets and Webby, and it's made her slightly more heroic as a result, as when Mrs. Beakley's stuck under a train, she has the choice to just leave her there and nobody would ever know, but chooses to save Beakley. By "Jaw$!", Lena admits to Magica that, yes, this is the case and she tries to walk out on her. Unfortunately, Magica forces her to stay put.
  • Berserk Button: A subtle one, but the mention of the word "family" seems to be this for her. And it soon becomes clear why.
  • Black Magic: Courtesy of Magica's amulet. Both ways.
  • Born as an Adult: Was possibly born as a teenager thanks to Magica's magic, though that may have just been an artistic embellishment for the flashback.
  • Came Back Strong: She is resurrected from the shadow realm by fusing with Magica's amulet. Not only does this give her a permanent corporeal form, but she innately gains Magica's Black Magic out of the deal, as well.
  • Canon Character All Along: Revealed at the end of her first appearance to be Magica's niece, basically making Lena a differently-named version of Minima De Spell (a character from the comics based on the first cartoon). Turns into a double example when it's revealed Lena is also Magica's Living Shadow, who was a one-time character in the 1987 cartoon.
  • Character Development: Perhaps the easiest example to point to in this series. She retains her core personality, but her desires, attitudes, relationships and self perception shift drastically by the end of season 2.
  • The Chessmaster: Effortlessly manipulates Webby and the boys into her corner and insinuate herself with Webby as a close friend, and carve a space for herself in the dynamic of the main cast (aka Webby's gal-pal).
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: A platonic version of this. In "Friendship Hates Magic!", she grows increasingly envious of Webby finding a new friend in Violet and at one point angrily screams out "She's mine!". Of course this probably comes from Webby being her first friend ever.
  • Color-Coded Wizardry: When Lena casts spells with her aunt's power, it has a pinkish-purple aura, like Magica's own powers, but using The Power of Friendship turns it a soft blue.
    • This is lampshaded in "The Phantom and the Sorceress!", where she unlocks a similarly colored Super Mode.
  • Composite Character: She's based off of Minima DeSpell as she's Magica's "niece" that befriends Webby, but her origin story, i.e. that she is Magica's shadow separated from her physical form, is similar to the One-Shot Character from the 1987 cartoon.
  • Conflicting Loyalties: She's torn between her aunt and her new friends. She picks the latter.
  • Cool Big Sis:
    • She's an older female friend of Webby, who looks up to Lena. To a lesser extent, the boys see her as one too.
    • As of "Challenge of the Senior Junior Woodchucks!" Lena outright calls Violet her sister. She spends most of her scenes either cheering Violet on or instructing her on proper smack talk.
  • Damsel in Distress: Becomes this thanks to the Beagle Boys.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: So far, implied. Whenever the topic of her family (or family in general) seems to pop up, her mood sours. Then it turns out her "aunt" is Magica De Spell, and things get a lot darker.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: She wears a black shirt and is a living shadow and has shown some noble traits. After she fuses with Magica's amulet, she gains Magica's Black Magic as an innate ability, and strictly uses it for good.
  • A Day in the Limelight: Two so far:
    • The first is "A Nightmare on Killmotor Hill!" where she struggles to avoid Magica in the dream world and not lose her magic.
    • The second is "The Phantom and the Sorceress!" where Lena is forced to seek Magica's help in order to defeat the Phantom Blot and where she unlocks a Super Mode.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Has quite the taste for sarcastic remarks - so much so that her voice sounds naturally sarcastic and it can be hard for others tell if she's doing it on purpose or not. Which becomes a problem when she's trapped in Magica's form...
  • Excessive Evil Eyeshadow: She wears purple eyeshadows, and she's initially working with Season 1's Big Bad, Magica De Spell. However, she keeps the eyeshadow even after her Heel–Face Turn.
  • Fake Brit: In-Universe, like Webby, she's capable of faking a British accent if needed. It's implied that she picked it up from Magica, who also has a British accent.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Violet. Lena initially disliked her because she was jealous of her taking her place as Webby's Best Friend. They eventually bond because they both care about Webby not to mention that she owes it to Violet for bringing her back to life, and much to Lena's delight Violet also has an impish sense of humor.
  • Foil: She is this to Louie to some extent, both have a Toxic Friend Influence to Webby and have the bad kid attitude, but have some difference when it comes to family, Louie at least has family who cares about him, while Lena has a bad relation with her aunt.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: With the other ducklings, Lena is the Eclectic (balanced, tempered and rounded).
  • Freudian Excuse: It's not-so subtly implied that her family-life is the exact opposite of the McDuck-Duck Family, which is why she has a bad and rebellious attitude — she gives a pained expression when Mrs. Beakley demands to know who raised her, as well as when Webby rushes to Beakley after a partial cave in of the subway. She even hints at this during "Beagle Birthday Massacre!" when she says the reason she avoids family is because all they do is fight. Since her only "family" is Magica De Spell, this isn't surprising.
  • Freudian Trio: Plays the Ego to Huey's Superego and Webby's Id in "Terror of the Terra-firmians!". She, along with Webby, wants to believe that Terra-firmians exist - but she points out that Webby using fanfiction as "proof" doesn't help their case.
  • Full-Contact Magic: When she uses the Amulet's telekinetic powers, she moves as if she was pushing the train itself.
  • Fusion Dance: "Friendship Hates Magic!" has her fuse with Magica's pendant, not only regaining her physical form, but permanently granting her Magica's Black Magic, as well.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: Whenever Lena uses her pendant for magic.
  • Goth Girls Know Magic: Lena's got a goth/punk look going on, with dyed hair and a dark colour palette, and she can use her aunt's magic artifacts.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: In "Friendship Hates Magic!", she grows jealous of Webby's new friend Violet Sabrewing, believing she is up to no good.
  • Grew Beyond Their Programming: Grew beyond desiring the revenge Magica created her to carry out, largely as a result of her friendship with Webby.
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: She wears a shirt and shoes, but no pants or skirt.
  • Happily Adopted: She initially moved in with the Sabrewings so that Violet could study her following her return from the Shadow Realm in "Friendship Hates Magic!", but it was eventually decided to just make the arrangement permanent. By the time of "Challenge of the Senior Junior Woodchucks!", Lena has become fully integrated into the family, happily calling Violet her sister and showing no issue with being physically affectionate with her or their fathers. However, her actually being adopted is only confirmed by Word of God and not mentioned in the show itself, where the relationship is more ambiguous.
  • Has Two Daddies: Now that she is adopted by Violet's dads after "Friendship Hates Magic!".
  • Heel–Face Door-Slam: Subverted. Lena ends up getting her body possessed by Magica after finally deciding to turn on her and is seemingly killed in a Heroic Sacrifice during the Shadow War, but she is instead trapped in the shadow realm for several months before Webby and Violet manage to free her.
  • Heel–Face Turn: She initially works for Magica, and befriends Webby only to get close to Scrooge. However, over time, her friendship with Webby becomes genuine, and she eventually turns against Magica.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Takes a death spell targeted towards Webby by Magica. Lena practically dies... but the essence of her soul resides in Webby's shadow.
  • Ignored Enemy: In "Nightmare on Killmotor Hill!", after spending the entire episode being tormented by Magica De Spell in an attempt to lure Lena back to her side, Lena finally realizes that Magica really DID lose all her magic after her defeat. With no powers, she has to rely on slapped-together gadgetry and old-fashioned manipulation, and is more or less harmless on her own. As she can't get her powers back without Lena's cooperation, Lena resolves to just ignore her, since she no longer poses any real threat.
  • I Have No Daughter!: After Magica spends so much time of having Lena bound to her services, Magica reaches the You Have Outlived Your Usefulness moment and Lena finally fights back against her oppressive aunt, standing up for Webby:
    Lena: Get away from my best friend, Aunt Magica!
    Webby: Lena?
    Magica: Aunt? You're even worse than her. You aren't my family! You are nothing!
  • I Just Want to Be Free: The ending of "Jaw$!" implies that Lena's greatest desire is to get out from under Magica's control.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: When Lena's trapped in the magical cage with Scrooge, who blames her for letting Magica into his home, Lena reminds Scrooge that he let his guard down when his family left him alone. Lena tells Scrooge that compared to her abusive Aunt Magica, his family is awesome, and she wishes she was a part of Scrooge's family. Scrooge agrees to accept her as part of the family if she helps bring his family back together.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: "Nightmare on Killmotor Hill!" suggests that despite being redeemed, she's still a Living Shadow and is afraid that that means she will inevitably return to evil - something her Aunt Magica is all-too-eager to encourage. Webby and Violet help her shake this attitude pretty quickly once it becomes apparent, though.
  • I Owe You My Life: What earns Violet Lena's friendship is the former bringing her back to the mortal realm.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: Gains these in her Super Mode.
  • Interspecies Adoption: Even ignoring the whole Living Shadow thing, neither of her adoptive fathers are ducks.
  • Ironic Name: Lena, as a short form of Helena, means "Torch" or "Light." She is in league with a dark sorceress, as well as secretly a Living Shadow.
    • It becomes a Meaningful Name in the episode “The Phantom and the Sorceress!” when in the climax she gains a Super Mode made of light.
  • Irony: A Living Shadow with a Super Mode made of light.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She may be sarcastic and rebellious, but she's really a Nice Girl underneath it all. The heart of gold is more present after being freed from both Magica's control and the shadow realm.
  • Light 'em Up: Her new Super Mode, first unlocked in "The Phantom and the Sorceress!", has light powers and a light theme.
  • Light Is Good: As a contrast to Magica and her influence, her Super Mode that she unlocks in "The Phantom and the Sorceress!" is white and blue, with Light 'em Up powers.
  • Living Shadow: Turns out she's not Magica's niece at all, but an extension of herself that came to be when Scrooge trapped her in their final battle. After seemingly sacrificing herself in the battle against Magica, Lena manages to survive by becoming Webby's shadow. Eventually, with Webby and Violet's help, she is merged with Magica's amulet and gains a physical form - and this time, it seems to be the real deal.
  • Lonely Among People: Lena is this when it comes to being the niece of Magica De Spell. Even though she has no issues with friends and socializing with people, her resentment towards family is due to her relationship with Magica, as Magica is very emotionally and physically abusive towards her niece to use for her villainous goals, promising to grant Lena freedom if she obeys. Magica has especially threatened to harm her new friends if she spills the beans to them about Magica, which has made Lena feel helpless and alone as a result. Also in the second season where she is afraid of turning into her aunt and losing her friends forever, which ends up revealed to be her biggest fear that causes her quite a nightmare that Magica traps her in along with her friends.
  • MacGuffin Super Person: After being brought back to life, Lena is now fused to the amulet. Unfortunately for her, it's the only thing keeping her alive. Since her aunt Magica is trying to get her powers back, that means she *will* have to kill Lena to do so. Thankfully, it is latter revealed that she now has enough magic to prevent dying should she lose it.
  • Makeup Is Evil: She wears purple eyeshadow, and is quite mean to the triplets, even suggesting to Webby that she should abandon them. And then there's the reveal that she's working for her aunt, Magica De Spell. Subverted after her Heel–Face Turn, as she continues wearing eyeshadow but loses some of her mean streak.
  • Mind over Matter: The Amulet gives her telekinetic powers. She uses them to save Beakley.
  • Minion with an F in Evil: A more competent version than average; Lena is plenty smart and competent, but obviously dislikes Magica for her constant mistreatment, and constantly passes up actually continuing Magica's schemes in favor of helping Webby (despite risking her own wellbeing in the process).
  • Minor Living Alone: Lena is never seen living at a house, and spends a lot of time at the amphitheatre. The supplementary comics for the show state that she dropped out of a boarding school. In the season 1 finale, it's revealed she lives in the space under the amphitheatre stage. The triplets comment that it's a depressingly uncomfortable place and that it explains why she prefers staying at the mansion when she can. Then again the same scene also revealed she ain't exactly a minor... This ends up being averted after the events of "Friendship Hates Magic!", as she's adopted into the Sabrewing family.
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: She eventually turns against her abusive master / "aunt" and helps the Ducks in defeating her, even pulling a Heroic Sacrifice.
  • The Mole: She's under orders from her aunt Magica to befriend Webby and the triplets to get Scrooge's #1 Dime.
  • Named by the Adaptation: Magica's Shadow never has a proper name in the original series, while in here Magica's Shadow is given the name, Lena.
  • Nephewism: Much like the triplets, Lena's only known family is her aunt Magica. This becomes a very dark subversion when it turns out Lena is a Living Shadow to whom Magica is essentially a Truly Single Parent, a relation neither wants to acknowledge—Lena because Magica is a terrible guardian, Magica because she doesn't see Lena as family, or even a real person. Since then, she's repudiated her lineage to the De Spell family.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: When in her new Super Mode, she loses the Pie Eyes that most of the cast typically have and gains more realistic-looking ones with blue irises.
  • Not Quite Dead: Magica seemingly vaporizes her in the season 1 finale, but she managed to survive as Webby's shadow. She eventually returns to the land of the living by fusing with Magica's amulet.
  • Odd Name Out: Following her adoption, she's the only member of the Sabrewing family not named after a shade of purple.
  • The One Who Wears Shoes: Unlike other cartoon animals who appear, she's one of the few to actually wear shoes, specifically a pair of sneakers. Still no pants, though.
  • Only Friend: By "Friendship Hates Magic!", it begins to become painfully obvious that Webby was Lena's first and only real friend. After this episode she begins to branch out and make an effort to befriend Violet and the Duck triplets.
  • Only One Name: Despite her relation to Magica, Lena is never quite referred to as "De Spell" onscreen even though Frank Argones confirmed it was her last name prior to her adoption. This is likely a combination of Lena hiding said relation, not valuing her connection to the De Spell clan, and Magica not really considering Lena family. In any case, she has officially disowned her lineage to Magica. This continues after her adoption, where she is simply refered to as "Lena" in the credits despite having taken Sabrewing as her surname.
  • The Power of Friendship: Despite what the episode title "Friendship Hates Magic!" would imply, magic does, indeed, seem much more powerful when supported by good friends. It was with Webby and Violet's help that Lena was able to regain her physical form, and later banish Magica from her dreams as well.
  • Power Glows: When using magic, she glows a bright purple, and has Glowing Eyes of Doom.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: She tells Magica that rescuing Beakley helps them maintain a trustworthy image, getting closer to their goal in the long term. Of course, she's a Minion with an F in Evil, so this was likely just an excuse to cover for not letting Beakley die when she had the chance.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: Her ultimate goal in working for her aunt is...being free from her aunt possessing her shadow and constantly bullying her.
  • Redemption Equals Death: Subverted. After all the harm she has caused Webby and her companions, she ended up sacrificing herself to save them from Magica. But, since she's just an extension of Magica, and with her powers gone, it means she no longer exists... at least, as far as the heroes know. Unbeknownst to them, she subsequently manifests through Webby's shadow instead, and eventually regains her physical form entirely - with Magica's powers, on top of it.
  • Shadow Archetype: Webby is drawn to her due to their similar characteristics, but finds that Lena's quick to want to outright abandon the triplets when they come to rescue her on the basis of being a good diversion, and doesn't seem to like the idea of family. She gets better.
  • The Shadow Knows: Magica manifests herself through Lena's shadow. It nearly gives her away in "Terror of the Terra-Firmians!", when the lights in the subway come back on and Magica's shadow is projected right behind Mrs. Beakley. A split-second shot of Webby's shadow turning into Lena at the end of the season 1 finale is what gives away that Lena isn't dead after all.
  • Shed the Family Name: Sometime after Lena got adopted, she understandably chooses to abandon the infamous De Spell name and assumes Sabrewing as her last name.
  • Sibling Team: She got adopted by Violet's dads sometime after the events of "Friendship Hates Magic!", making her and Violet sisters. They're also part of Scrooge's strike force in "Moonvasion!", with Violet even wielding a mace that appears to have been made by Lena's magic.
  • Species Surname: Subverted. Lena is a duck rather than a saberwing hummingbird, though it does fit the rest of her family.
  • Super Mode: Develops a light-themed one, called her "Super Sorceress Outfit" by Frank Angones, in "The Phantom and the Sorceress!".
  • Token Super: She is the only member among the Duck Family and their friends with any inherent superpowers, having inherited some of Magica's magical talents. She could also be considered their Token Wizard, though her powers are more instinctual while various members of the main cast have cast incantations and used magical artifacts when the plot needed them too.
  • Took a Level in Cheerfulness: After being freed of Magica's influence, her demeanor starts to take a turn for the better.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Invoked Trope. During a sleepover with the kids after her return from the shadow realm, she goes all out on being kinder with cake and friendship bracelets. The others admit it's kinda weird given how she was before, and Webby emphasizes that she doesn't need to push it.
  • Toxic Friend Influence:
    • She gets Webby to help her crash Ma Beagle's birthday party, and tries to convince her to ditch the triplets. Later, she convinces the family to go and see a horror movie about mole monsters, telling Beakley that it's going to be "educational".
    • In a more benign case, Violet engages in some Unsportsmanlike Gloating toward Huey purely because Lena told her that's part of competition.
  • Trapped in Villainy: At the end of "Jaw$", she tries to walk out from her Aunt Magica but her aunt reminds her who's in charge via magic and reminds her why Lena is working for her in the first place. Her freedom.
  • Troll: Her introduction has her sending SOS bottles to mess with people.
  • Troubled, but Cute: Under the snarky and rebellious exterior, Lena is a nice kid. If only she didn't have Magica as her guardian...
  • Walking Spoiler: To a minor extent, but saying anything about her other than the fact she befriended the kids and is a bit of a jerk spoils the last few minutes of episode 4. And then she becomes a bigger case of this in the Season 1 finale where she's revealed to be created from Magica's shadow rather than being her biological niece. Her subsequent appearances also venture into spoiler territory as discussion of them threaten to reveal her eventual return to corporeal form during Season 2 and her mastering magic and gaining a Super Mode in Season 3.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Calls out Scrooge for thinking his family is good for nothing and driving them away, since that's what allowed Magica to intrude into his mansion and regain her power and full form.
    Lena: Magica only got in here because you threw your family out. My family is good for nothing. Your family is amazing. You fight and get into trouble, but it doesn't matter because, I don't know, love each other or something. Dude, I wish I had your family.
  • What You Are in the Dark: Saves Beakley in episode 5. Although she passes it off as Pragmatic Villainy, gaining Beakley's trust and reliable access to the mansion, the way she stumbles when Magica confronts her on this kind of makes that excuse fall flat.
  • White Sheep: Clan McDuck and the De Spells have a blood feud that's been going on for centuries, yet Lena doesn't seem all that interested in it, much to her Aunt Magica's chagrin. Reaches the logical extreme when Lena turns her back on the feud and formally sides with the McDucks.

    Violet Apollonia Sabrewing 
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"All my life, I’ve been rational, never giving things like magic a second thought. But when the Shadow War happened, it jolted something in me. Opened my eyes! There's a world beyond textbooks and rational truths! One I'm compelled to know more about."
Voiced by: Libe Barer
A girl Webby meets at the library with an interest in magic and the occult.
  • Agent Scully: Used to be this way until the Shadow War happened, which compelled her to learn more about magic.
  • Awesome Mc Coolname: Sabrewing is a pretty awesome name, even though it's the species of bird she belongs to.
  • Bookworm: Her dreamscape takes the form of a perfectly normal library that would give her more time to read.
  • Conditioned to Accept Horror: Once she started getting into the occult, the girl is hardly fazed to anything supernatural that happens, because very often she finds the logic behind it and completely breaks it down so she can exploit it herself.
  • Crazy-Prepared: She apparently gets that being connected to the McDucks is inherently dangerous. So, when Webby is going over their sleepover equipment, she jumps to mention the weapons they also have on hand.
    • Turns out it's something she was trained in as a junior woodchuck.
  • Creepy Good: Why Lena doesn't trust her at first. After it's clear she's not a threat, though, they get along fabulously for the same reason.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: As it turns out, the purple Nightmare Fetishist who wound up with Magica's amulet is just a normal, friendly nerd.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Fitting for her Spock-like personality, and another reason she and Lena hit it off.
  • Determinator: Tried 3 times to become a Senior Woodchuck before she got a chance. It gave her a failure badge in the process, but also pushed her to be the best scout ever.
  • A Dog Named "Dog": Named after the species of bird she belongs to.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Lena. Lena initially disliked her because she was jealous of her taking her place as Webby's Best Friend. They eventually bond because they both care about Webby and much to Lena's delight she also has an impish sense of humor.
  • Has Two Daddies: She has two dads, who make their first appearance in the season 3 premier.
  • Humble Goal: Her new friends have various dreams of popularity, perpetual comfort, always being looked up to or becoming Scrooge McDuck. Violet just wants some extra time to keep learning even more about the world (especially pertaining to magic). Best shown in "Nightmare on Killmotor Hill!" - when everyone gets a chance to show off their perfect dream, Violet's is just being able to read in a library undisturbed.
  • Informed Species: Her beak is much wider than an actual hummingbird's, making her look more like a purple crow or magpie. Not helping is that violet sabrewings are a Seldom-Seen Species, so some viewers might not pick up on the name.
  • Irony: Hummingbirds are known for being hyper, due to their diet of sugars. Violet is the exact opposite of hyper, being calm, collected, showing virtually no emotion, and speaking in a dry monotone.
  • Nice Girl: Despite her extremely-dry and logical nature, and her somewhat blunt manner of speaking, she's still nothing but friendly and polite. Even when competing for the best honors she could have as a Woodchuck, she still has the time and disposition to help her competition out or offer advice.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: After the Shadow War, she has a love for all things spooky and occult.
  • Not So Stoic:
    • She's every bit as squicked out as the rest of the kids when Huey undergoes Body Horror during his dream in "A Nightmare on Killmotor Hill!".
    • After ingesting several spices in "The Split Sword of Swanstantine!", her pain resistance techniques eventually give out and she screams before dunking her head in a trough of water.
  • Omniglot: Speaks several dead languages, such as Old Norse and conversational Akkadian.
  • Religious and Mythological Theme Naming: Her middle name is Apollonia, which means "Belonging to Apollo". As Apollo is associated with music, science and art, it's quite the apt homage for a polymath like Violet.
  • Seldom-Seen Species: Violet sabrewings are a species of large hummingbirds with violet hues, indigenous to Southern Mexico, Central America, South Costa Rica, and Western Panama. For bonus points, hummingbirds in general are seldomly used as anthropomorphic animals.
  • Sheep in Sheep's Clothing: Despite many things making Lena suspicious (carrying around Magica's amulet, investigating the Shadow War, sleeping over the same time a bunch of specters show up), Violet's interest in Webby is completely innocuous.
  • Sibling Team: Lena got adopted by Violet's dads sometime after the events of "Friendship Hates Magic!", making her and Violet sisters. They're also part of Scrooge's strike force in "Moonvasion!", with Violet even wielding a mace that appears to have been made by Lena's magic.
  • Spock Speak: Has the distinctive speech of someone who is Hollywood Intelligent. She's even the only one who calls the kids by their unabbreviated names, such as "Webbigail" or "Hubert", at all times, even after they become close friends.
  • The Stoic: Violet lampshades that she affects a monotone voice, in order to avoid confusion.
  • Token Minority: Violet is the only kid in Webby's circle of friends (including the triplets) to not be a ducknote .
  • Youthful Freckles: Or rather, spots on her facial plumage that resemble freckles.

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    Roxanne Featherly 
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"The storm has unsurprisingly centered above McDuck Manor."
Voiced by: Kari Wahlgren
A television reporter in Duckburg, who's more interested in making engaging TV than accurate reporting.
  • Animal Gender-Bender: Real life green ducks are all male, as shown in the page image.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: In "Jaw$!", she initially seems like a nice person who actually does her research on Scrooge — and then frames Scrooge as a bad guy and engineers a confrontation between him and Glomgold just because the tension makes good TV.
  • Characterization Marches On: In "Woo-Hoo", she appears to be an honest journalist. Her subsequent appearances show her more interested in twisting the facts to paint a negative portrait of her story subject, all to make better TV.
  • Depending on the Writer: Her characterization is inconsistent. Sometimes, like in "Jaw$!", she's very much into Malicious Slander and willing to twist the facts to make the story more interesting. Other times, like in "Storkules in Duckburg!", she has a much more positive attitude.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Despite her attitude against Scrooge, she also seems to have a low opinion of Glomgold and is quick to praise Zan Owlson leading Glomgold Industries with sanity. Roxanne also seems to believe, whatever else she's said about Scrooge, he's clearly a more competent businessman (at least compared to Glomgold).
    • She's one of the characters shown to be visibly appalled by Glomgold's behavior during Scrooge's fake funeral in "The 87-Cent Solution."
  • Expy: Of Webra Walters from the original series, who herself was a No Celebrities Were Harmed version of Real Life news reporter Barbara Walters. Her name was changed because Walters is not as famous now as she was in the '80s.
    • Also one of Shandra Jimenez, as the two are both reporters who share the same voice actress doing the same voice.
  • Green and Mean: She has green feathers, and she's a nosy journalist who loves scandal.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: Despite appearing as an unpleasant person in most of her appearances, in "The 87 Cent Solution" she's genuinely upset when told Scrooge has supposedly died. She even attends his funeral on her own, that is, not for the sake of reporting a story, and shows as much disgust at Glomgold's gloating as everyone else.
  • Intrepid Reporter: When a money shark is rampaging through Duckburg, she follows Scrooge to the location.
  • Malicious Slander: She paints Scrooge in her interview as a horrible person, because it makes great news on television.

    Randy and Johnny 
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Voiced by: Keith Ferguson
A pair of rooster brothers who are the hosts of Ottoman Empire, a show that Louie enjoys.
  • Cocky Rooster: Randy quits the show out of belief that he is too handsome to build ottomans.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: Johnny is clearly bitter at his brother quitting the show due to apparent vanity reasons.
  • Hero of Another Story: There's a massive behind-the-scenes conflict between Johnny and Randy that we, the audience, only get glimpses of. Apparently, Randy quit the show so that he can start a solo career, which Johnny feels seriously upset about.
  • Informed Attribute: Johnny is "the brains of the outfit" and Randy is "the handsome one", but they both appear to be of equally average intelligence and look identical apart from their feather colors.
  • Mundane Made Awesome: Their television show is about crafting luxurious footstools.
  • Show Within a Show: Their television show, Ottoman Empire, is a popular TV program in Duckburg.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: They look identical apart from the color of their feathers.
  • Those Two Guys: They are co-hosts of the show Ottoman Empire and seldom seen apart, except in Season 2 when Randy quits the show and Johnny attempts to host it by himself.
  • We Used to Be Friends: In Season 2, Johnny and Randy had a falling-out from behind the scenes which led to the former hosting the show alone. Apparently the two reconciled, because they're both part of Scrooge's resistance in "Moonvasion!", and then both appear as part of an ad for their show in "Quack Pack!". Either this, or the former was an Enemy Mine due to the alien invasion, and the latter was part of the reality-warping wish made by Donald. However, Frank Angones confirmed their conflict is still not over.

    Mamá Cabrera 
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"I have never been more proud in my life."
Voiced by: Selenis Leyva

The mother of Fenton. She is also a police officer.


  • Adaptation Personality Change: In the original she was a lazy, nagging housewife. Here she's a police officer and while a little pushy is considerably kinder and more selfless.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: The original was frumpy spending all her time wearing a bathrobe and constantly having curlers in her hair. Here she's very good looking.
  • Adaptational Badass: In the original she was a lazy housewife, save two occasions, one where she became psychic and one where she filled in for Fenton as Gizmoduck. Here she's a plainclothes police officer.
  • Ambiguous Situation: It's not explicitly confirmed that she learns her son is Gizmoduck at the end of "Who is Gizmoduck?!" The fact Fenton hides his visor from her in "The Dangerous Chemistry of Gandra Dee!" implies no, she doesn't know. "Moonvasion!" reveals she's known for some time, much to Fenton's frustration.
  • Establishing Character Moment: In her first appearance in "Who is Gizmoduck?!", Mamá Cabrera bursts through the door, already off on a tirade about having to clean up the mess Gizmoduck made at the bank and asks Fenton if he did anything productive today without pausing, showing that she is passionate, no-nonsense and rather bossy.
  • Fair Cop: A police officer who is also a Big Beautiful Woman.
  • Good Parents: While she wished Fenton would leave Gyro for a paying job, she still loves him and wants him to be happy.
    "You want to do so much. You have all the right intentions, but you can't do everything at once. What do you actually want to be?"
  • Mama Bear: As shown in her interactions with Huey and her own son. When she learns Fenton has a Not a Date with Gandra Dee, she promises to "hunt her down and dismantle her life, piece by piece," should she break her son's heart. In "Moonvasion!", she threatens to hurt Gyro if he hurts her son.
  • No Name Given: As she has mostly spoken with her son so far, her first name is yet to be said.
  • Not So Above It All:
    • Despite her badass demeanor she likes to watch Telenovelas in her downtime.
    • When Scrooge come to talk to Fenton, she not-so-subtly whispers "See if you can get money out of it, he's loaded" before leaving the two of them alone, much to the billionaire's annoyance.
  • Race Lift: From Caucasian to Latina like her son, as shown by her brown feathers.
  • The Real Heroes: In her debut episode she goes out of her way to save Huey, not once but twice!
  • Secret Secret-Keeper: As revealed in "Moonvasion!", she had been aware that Fenton was Gizmoduck for quite some time, reminding him that she's both a detective and his mother.
  • Spicy Latina: She's certainly a vivacious woman and her speech is peppered heavily with Spanish.

    Mr. and Mrs. Drake 
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Voiced By: Yuri Lowenthal (Mr. Drake), Tara Platt (Mrs. Drake)

The long-abused and deeply disturbed parents of Doofus Drake, who treats them more as his servants than actual mother and father.


  • Butt-Monkey: Mr. Drake is especially this in "Happy Birthday Doofus Drake!" where Doofus often takes his anger out on him throughout the episode. Then when Doofus is finally grounded at the end, he excitedly mutters "I'm free."
  • Chubby Mama, Skinny Papa: Mrs. Drake seems to be on the pudgy side while Mr. Drake is much spindlier.
  • Grew a Spine: After B.O.Y.D. becomes their new adopted son and seizes half of Doofus' inheritance, Mrs. Drake finally finds the courage to give her now-older son a long-overdue indefinite grounding.
  • Limited Wardrobe: They continue to wear their maid and butler outfits even after standing up to Doofus. Doofus apparently burned all their other clothing.
  • No Name Given: So far, their actual names have not been said or seen on the show. According to Word of God, they have long forgotten their own names.
  • Parental Neglect: Heavily implied, but Doofus certainly believes they didn't show him the same kind of love Gummeemama did. Doofus mentions Gummeemama as his only parental figure, and the whole point of having each guest at his birthday party bring a parental figure was to steal one who can fill the void his late grandmather left.
  • Pushover Parents: Doofus abuses them to such a degree that they live in constant fear of incurring his wrath - justified, because Doofus's Gummeemama left the entire family fortune to Doofus, meaning their livelihood depends solely on him. Becomes averted once B.O.Y.D. becomes their son and claims half of Doofus' fortune, upon which they finally gain the backbone to ground Doofus.
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    Fisher and Mann 
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Fisher
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Mann

Voiced by: John DiMaggio (Fisher), Grey Griffin (Mann)
Two fishers working at Duckburg's marina. They temporarily befriend Flintheart Glomgold when he has amnesia.
  • Animal Stereotypes: A seagull and a pelican, two fish-eating bird species, working as fishers.
  • Graceful Loser: They are well aware that they cannot compete with Scrooge McDuck's modern, expensive fishing boat, and explain to Duke Baloney that there's nothing wrong with being second best.
  • His Name Really Is "Barkeep": "Fisher" is both his name and his profession.
  • Lady Looks Like a Dude: Mann is a large, masculine-looking pelican-woman. Glomgold does call her a fisherman (before actually knowing her name), which she takes offense to.
  • Last-Name Basis: They keep calling each other by their last names, and we never learn their first names.
  • Meaningful Name: Fisher works as a fisher; Mann is a manly-looking woman. Their name, when said together, sounds like "fisherman".
  • Nice Guy: Both of them are honest and kind people.

    Jones 
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Voiced by: James Adomian

A tough-looking individual that seems to have some history with Donald. Dewey and Webby believe him to be some kind of crook.


  • Adaptational Nice Guy: In the Disney comics Jones is Donald's neighbor, has a similarly violent temper, and they have a very hostile relationship. Here, though his demeanor is still grumpy, Jones is Donald's therapist and their relationship appears professional, though somewhat strained due to Donald's non-payment of his bills (presumably because of his disappearance).
  • Face of a Thug: Based on a threatening-sounding letter he sent to Donald and his intimidating appearance, Webby and Dewey assume him to be some kind of loan shark Donald owes money to. He's really just an anger management counselor who's pretty peeved that Donald hasn't been paying the therapy bills.
  • Grumpy Bear: For someone specializing in anger management therapy he's quite irritable himself, though it's justified on the grounds that Donald has (apparently) been avoiding paying him for his sessions, during which he let Donald wreck a part of his office, and Dewey and Webby broke into his office due to mistaking him for a crook. At the same time, his letter to Donald was a bit over the top.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's a bit abrasive to say the least and his letter to Donald is not entirely professional (which kicks off the plot), but he is a therapist who actually helped Donald to turn his general anger problem into parental instinct. Heck, his abrasive attitude could be justified by the fact that Donald hasn't been paying his therapy bills.
  • Mistaken for Thief: Webby and Dewey think he's blackmailing Donald, but it turns out he just sent a bill with an overly-dramatic written demand for payment of services rendered.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: He's a minor character but his significance comes from his reveal as Donald's counselor along with explaining the Decon-Recon Switch regarding his iconic anger and helping him transform into a Papa Wolf.

    Percival P. Peppington 
Voiced by: Keith Ferguson

A soda magnate and the owner of the Pep! soda brand who tries to weasel his way into Doofus Drake's birthday party.


    B.O.Y.D. / 2BO 
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Voiced by: Nicolas Cantu, Noah Baird (Astro B.O.Y.D.! onward)

A robotic child introduced as the son of Mark Beaks, who seems to have created him for publicity.


  • Actual Pacifist: When he's not switched to Killer Robot mode, B.O.Y.D. can't bring himself to hurt even a hardened criminal on the run.
  • A.I.-cronym: 'B.O.Y.D.' is actually Beaks' Optimistic Youth Droid - a cheerful robotic child. After his trip to Tokyolk, it now stands for Be Only Yourself Dude.
  • Artificial Family Member: Beaks reprogrammed him to be his son—not for any paternalistic reasons, but simply for publicity. Later in his debut episode, he becomes one to the Drake family.
  • Astro Clone: His origin is a Whole Plot Reference to Astro Boy, and he even has rocket legs and a handful of other similar powers. The name of his focus episode, "Astro B.O.Y.D.!", makes this especially obvious. Further, his original designation 2BO is phonetically similar to Tobio, the deceased child of Dr. Tenma for whom the titular robot was meant to be a Replacement Goldfish.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: B.O.Y.D. is the sweetest child you can imagine, but if he experiences Tomato in the Mirror or his controls fall into the wrong hands, he becomes a force to be reckoned with.
  • Break the Cutie: Louie having him experience Tomato in the Mirror breaks him both figuratively and literally. His focus episode also made him suffer the same thing.
  • Cain and Abel: Following his adoption into the Drake family, he becomes the gentle, kind-natured Abel to his foster brother Doofus's sadistic and insane Cain.
  • Catchphrase: When he introduces himself, he'll insist that he's "a definitely real boy". That may have been unintentionally imposed on him by Gearloose.
  • Contrived Coincidence: As we see in his A Day in the Limelight episode, he's always been designed as an African grey parrot long before Beaks found him.
  • A Day in the Limelight: The third season episode "Astro B.O.Y.D.!" is his origin story.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He's shown on the poster for season 3 before his introduction in "Happy Birthday, Doofus Drake!", but his similarity to Mark Beaks made people think he was Beaks turned younger.
  • Eye Beams: He can shoot laser from his eyes.
  • Eye Scream: After Louie threw a tomato in B.O.Y.D.'s mirror, his eyes melted.
  • Fun with Acronyms: B.O.Y.D.'s "name" is Beaks Optimistic Youth Droid. It's not too surprising, since Mark Beaks likes his acronyms. It later becomes Be Only Yourself Dude.
  • Happily Adopted: By the Drakes at the end of his debut episode.
  • Has Two Daddies: As 2BO, he was invented by Dr. Akita and Gyro Gearloose, making the two scientists his original "fathers".
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: His pupils change from black to a little shade of blue after he's pulled out of Revenge Protocol Omega by Gyro.
  • Grow Beyond Their Programming: B.O.Y.D. was originally created to be Dr. Akita's Robot Soldier. By the end of his A Day in the Limelight episode he becomes capable of making his own decisions.
  • Killer Robot: After Louie reminds him that he's a robot and tries to fry his circuits with a Logic Bomb, B.O.Y.D. starts running around in a panic shooting Eye Beams. Doofus then activates B.O.Y.D.'s "kill" mode to make him try and kill Louie. Justified as he was originally created to be a Robot Soldier.
  • Logic Bomb: Louie hits him with one to reveal to Doofus that he's a robot.
  • Nice Guy: B.O.Y.D. may have been created by Dr. Akita and Gyro for the purpose of serving as Tokyolk's robot defender and was later used by Mark Beaks to gain more likes on social media, but is perhaps one of the kindest characters on the show due to his gentle, innocent disposition making him come off as a child without a mean bone in his body. As long as his "Kill" mode is not activated.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: In "Astro B.O.Y.D.!" it's revealed he caused major damage to the city of Tokyolk when he was let loose.
  • Pinocchio Syndrome: He identifies as a "definitely real boy" and wants to be treated as one, even if he's aware that he's a robot.
  • Punny Name: It sounds like a Portmanteau of "boy" and "droid", and is pronounced like "bird" with a thick New Jersey accent.
  • Renamed the Same: By the end of his A Day in the Limelight, he keeps the name "B.O.Y.D.", but redefines the acronym.
  • Ridiculously Human Robot: Or rather, Ridiculously Bird Robot. He looks just like any other kid, and Louie only realizes he's a robot when he connects to B.O.Y.D.'s wifi signal.
  • Robot Kid: At first, you'd think that B.O.Y.D. was built by Mark Beaks to be his son. In reality he was built by Gyro and Dr. Akita. Gyro wanted the robot to be this, while Dr. Akita programmed him to be a Robot Soldier. Beaks just randomly found the robot while rummaging through Gyro's garbage.
  • Robot Soldier: In "Astro B.O.Y.D.!" we find out that this was what Dr. Akita programmed him to be.
  • Seldom-Seen Species: Built as an African grey parrot just like Mark Beaks.
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: He insists on being a "definitely real boy". Though ultimately this turns out to not truly be an example of this trope, as he doesn't say it as a denial of being physically a robot, but rather as a statement of his innermost sense of identity: the first thing he asked Gyro after being activated for the first time was if he was a "real boy," to which Gyro replied "definitely."
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?: Like Astro Boy, on whom he's based, this is a major theme of his character.

    Indigo and Tyrian Sabrewing 
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Ty (left) and Indy (right)

Violet's (and later, Lena's) fathers.


    Daisy Duck 
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Voiced by: Tress MacNeille

A professional party planner and the personal assistant to Emma Glamour who wishes to kickstart her career as a fashion designer by impressing her boss with her homemade dress enough to get it on the IT list.


  • Adaptational Attractiveness: While she usually wore purple clothing in her previous appearances, this incarnation had her appearance from the Donald Duck cartoon "Donald's Diary" and it also revealed that under her pink coat was a beautiful blue and turquoise dress.
  • Adaptational Curves: Her feminine shape is more pronounced than in her classic design. It's noticable even when she's wearing her coat, but when she removes the coat and shows off the stylish dress underneath it's very clear how shapely she is.
  • Adaptational Intelligence: While she was depicted as a bit of a ditz in many works, most notably House of Mouse, in this version she's very intelligent, clever, and resourceful.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: She still has a bit of a temper, but in this incarnation it comes more across as a Beware the Nice Ones situation. Where the classic Daisy could be shrewish and unreasonable, this one is on the whole rather sweet and understanding.
  • Adaptation Relationship Overhaul: Unlike most previous Disney media, where Donald and Daisy already know each other, here they are meeting for the first time.
  • Alliterative Name: Daisy Duck.
  • Benevolent Boss: Though determined to make her employer's party as perfect as possible, Daisy is fair and encouraging to the event staff, complimenting and offering constructive criticism and even Taking the Heat for one who makes the mistake of bringing rhododendrons (which Emma hates) to the party.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She's generally understanding and sympathetic, but push her too far and her Berserker Rage easily matches Donald's.
  • Birds of a Feather: Literally. Daisy and Donald are an Adaptational Nice Guy and Girl with Berserker Rage, who have creative career aspirations (Donald wants to be a musician, Daisy wants to be a designer) but struggle to be heard and taken seriously by those around them, and channel their Unstoppable Rage in a fight.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Her fighting style is this. She goes straight for vital points like joints and soft spots like the face to take someone down and will use whatever she can get her hands on as a weapon.
  • Commonality Connection: Daisy starts off understandably furious with Donald for trapping her in an elevator in an attempt to crash the party and get on Emma Glamour's IT list, but eases up considerably when she learns that he struggles to be "heard" just like her.
  • Dude, Where's My Respect?: It's implied she's faithfully served as Glamour's assistant for some time, but Glamour does not appreciate her dedication or the effort she puts into pleasing her. Even after Daisy helps save her party at the end of her debut episode, Glamour still blames her. Donald calls her out immediately.
  • The Fashionista: Daisy sews her own clothes and dreams of making a career as a designer.
  • Feet-First Introduction: We see her heels first as she descends down some stairs.
  • Foil: To Donald. Both have a Hair-Trigger Temper and similar issues about being ignored and dismissed while just trying to make their way in the world but their temperaments are different. Donald is more of Jerk with a Heart of Gold that is outwardly testy but has a not so hidden good heart when it comes down to it and completely flies off the handle when his temper flares up while Daisy is a Nice Girl that can bring her temper out the second something goes wrong and tries to keep it focused and controlled so she doesn't cause more problems. This also applies to their fighting styles. Donald is Unskilled, but Strong, channeling his Unstoppable Rage into overwhelming force to take down enemies while Daisy is Weak, but Skilled, carefully focusing her hits so they do the most damage.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Once again, she also has Donald’s temper, but she has better control over it.
  • Has a Type: In "New Gods on the Block", her self-dialogue implies that she has a history of falling for men who need "saving".
  • Love at First Note: While for Donald it was a clear case of Love at First Sight, Daisy warms up to Donald considerably after she first hears him sing.
  • Male Might, Female Finesse: Thus far she is the finesse compared to Donald's force when it comes to fighting. Donald and Daisy both have some degree of Unstoppable Rage but use it in different ways. Where Donald fights like a berserker and relies on extreme speed and strength to do damage, Daisy is much more precise and tactical, aiming for weak points like joints to disable a stronger opponent and making heavy use of objects as weapons.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She took off her stained coat, just to reveal a ravishing dress under it, which causes Donald to say that the dress is nice.
  • Mythology Gag: Her design is based off of her appearance from the 1954 short Donald's Diary.
  • Nice Girl: Moments of harsh anger aside, Daisy is an overall noble and kindhearted lady, acting as a Benevolent Boss to those under her watch and being able to empathize and connect with Donald due to knowing what it's like to not be listened to.
  • The One Who Wears Shoes: As usual, Daisy is one of the few cartoon ducks in this series to wear shoes. It accentuates that she is stylish and high-class.
  • Only One Finds It Fun: She's the only person who not only fully understands Donald, but finds his singing voice to be beautiful.
  • Pale Females, Dark Males: The one character in the show to invoke this, and it's especially noticeable when she shares a scene with Donald. All other Duck characters have off-white feathers, but Daisy is pure white.
  • Pink Is Feminine: She wears a bright pink coat.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: While she can get naggy and nitpicky on details, it's not without reason (especially considering whom she works for) and she's fully willing to take the heat for someone else's mistake.
  • Rule of Symbolism: Daisy is not just the only one who can understand Donald's quacky voice, but she's the only one who fully "hears" and understands him as a person. While Donald's family obviously love him, they also tend to dismiss him on account of his voice or their own goals clashing with his. (From Scrooge openly favoring Della and thinking of Donald as a dead-beat, to Della being too reckless and impulsive to listen to him, to the triplets often causing him worry and grief due to being rambunctious kids.)
  • Same Surname Means Related: An aversion since despite having the same last name as Donald and Della, there's no indication she's related to the Duck-McDuck family, especially since Donald didn't seem to even know she existed.
  • Satellite Love Interest: Averted. Frank claimed that when creating Daisy, he wanted to ensure that she was her own character and not just "Donald's love interest". As such her personality and personal goals are established or hinted at before she even meets Donald.
  • Signature Headgear: She still wears a large bow on her head like her classic version, though in this series it's black.
  • Unstoppable Rage: Like Donald she can boil over in anger and unleash a lot of damage if pushed hard enough. In her debut episode she overwhelms Falcon Graves with improvised weapons (her purse and a large vase respectively) and attacks to his face, joints and stomach, barely giving him an opportunity to defend himself before knocking him out.
  • Violently Protective Girlfriend: Goes into an Unstoppable Rage beatdown towards Falcon Graves when the latter hurts Donald. Later, she even yells at a titan angrily when it swallows Donald.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Her version of Unstoppable Rage doesn't let her summon up the kind of sheer power Donald can muster but she focuses it into hitting where it hurts by striking vital points and grabbing whatever's at hand to take enemies down, being just as effective as Donald acting as The Berserker.

    Emma Glamour 
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Voiced by: Bebe Neuwirth

A harsh style critic who runs a popular "It" blog and hosts a gala every year to update it.


  • Abusive Parents: Her criticisms don't let up when it comes to her son and given how she was seen throughout the episode, it's evident that she's a big reason why Mark is in constant need of validation and attention.
  • Breaking Speech: Delivers one to Louie over how unoriginal his scheme is, sending him into a Heroic BSoD.
    "What is your plan here, exactly? Oh, let me guess, you had this whole elaborate scheme to get on the "It" list and make yourself rich and famous. What do you do, manage a band or something? Happens every year. You're nothing new. You're not original. There is nothing "It" about you. So tell me, why would I ever listen to you? Disappear now, goodbye."
  • Break the Haughty: The gala turns out to be a massive one for her.
    • First, her own bodyguard Falcon Graves turns out to be a corporate saboteur, which she did not see coming because she was too proud to believe that anyone she hired could possibly turn against her.
    • When she tries to pin the blame of the gala going south on Daisy despite Daisy saving the party, Donald furiously calls her out on her ingratitude and orders her to sit down. When she tries to protest that no one speaks to her that way, Daisy unites with Donald to tell her "they do now," and Emma Glamour is forced to concede defeat in order to salvage what's left of her dignity.
  • Caustic Critic: A famous critic, and not a nice lady.
  • Connected All Along: She's actually the mother of Mark Beaks.
  • Foil: To Mark Beaks, who happens to be her son. She's a huge social media presence and just as much of a Jerkass as he is but how she goes about things is the complete opposite. Whereas Beaks acts very affably to hide how exploitative he really is, Emma is fully upfront about cold behavior and makes it very clear how high her standards are. Also while Beaks treats anyone who can benefit him as a disposable tool Emma is genuinely on the look out for the next big trend and will give credit where it's due if someone impresses her. Emma is also shown to put in the work to do her job while Beaks lies and steals to do his.
  • Foreshadowing: When Daisy gets upset over a stain early in the episode, Emma Glamour apathetically tells her, "You're embarrassing both of us, but mostly yourself," establishing that part of Emma's "Glamour" is her ability to remain seemingly calm and detached. When Donald and Daisy stand up to her she starts to get visibly flustered, and quickly realizes that not only could she not win against two united and temperamental ducks, but she would just end up embarrassing herself by making a scene. The only way she can save her dignity is to resume her calm, sophisticated, and detached persona, which she does by gracefully conceding their victory and complimenting Daisy on her dress.
  • Full-Name Ultimatum: She's the only person who calls Mark Beaks "Marcus".
  • Graceful Loser: After Donald and Daisy both stand up to her, she visibly considers arguing further, but then realizes how unwise it would be to tangle further with the temperamental ducks, and gracefully concedes defeat instead.
  • Jerkass Has a Point:
    • While unnecessarily harsh about it, she wasn't incorrect to point out how Louie's scheme was admittedly unoriginal—it's name was even a Shout-Out, after all. Especially if, as she says, someone tries to pull that on her to get on her list every year.
    • At least in regard to her hatred of rhodedendrons, it's because she's allergic.
  • Know When to Fold Them: After Donald calls Emma out on her ungrateful behavior toward Daisy and yells at her to sit down, Emma tries to protest that no one speaks to her that way. When Daisy angrily declares, "Well they do now," Emma visibly considers arguing further, but quickly realizes what a mistake it would be to tangle further with the temperamental ducks, and instead gracefully accepts defeat, concedes the point, and compliments Daisy on her dress.
  • Like Parent, Like Child: She and her son are both powerful influences on social media though Mark is an underdog compared to her. Also, both of them are pretty unpleasant people albeit in rather different ways and one could say Mark's issues stem from her parenting.
  • Mean Boss: She mistreats her assistant Daisy Duck, blaming her for any kind of atrocities potentially ruining her gala, even after she stops Falcon Graves.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: She's a bird version of Vogue editor Anna Wintour, right down to the bob haircut.
  • No Sympathy: When Jane spills a drink on Daisy's coat just after the latter tells Emma Glamour how excited she is to show her her outfit, Emma acts bored and disinterested and admonishes Daisy for getting upset.
  • Peacock Girl: She's not a peacock, but she wears a dress inspired by one to symbolize her vanity.
  • The Perfectionist: If it does not meet her ridiculously high standards, it isn't worth dirt. Yet another trait she shares with Mark Beaks.
  • Pet the Dog: Though it takes Donald and Daisy calling her out for her ingratitude towards Daisy for taking down Falcon Graves, she decides not to hold Daisy culpable for the disaster at the gala and even compliments her dress by saying it's good enough to be on her IT list. She then follows this up by allowing the Three Caballeros to perform for the remainder of the party as thanks for taking out Graves' crew and doesn't have her son hauled off to jail for orchestrating the hostage situation at her party. She's also shown practicing Dewey's yo yo tricks, presumably putting it on her IT list and giving the young duck the validation he craved.
  • Seldom-Seen Species: She's an African grey parrot, just like her son.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: She looks like an older version of Beaks in a wig and dress, though it's much less noticeable when her sunglasses are on.
  • Sunglasses at Night: And indoors at a gala to boot!
  • Ungrateful Bitch: How does she thank Daisy for defeating Falcon Graves? By yelling at her for ruining the gala. It’s also possible Emma was going to fire Daisy and crush Daisy’s dreams. Fortunately, Donald quickly comes to Daisy's defense and tells Glamour off for this, and when she attempts to retaliate for being spoken to in such a way, both Donald and Daisy rally against her and make her choose to back down, not wanting to argue with two ducks with tempers.
  • Womanchild: Underneath her narcissistic bravado, she is just a petty child, so when she blames Daisy for what happened, Donald tells her to sit down like the child she is.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Not physically, but she sees no problems with giving Louie the same scathing critiques she gives adults, to the point of mentally scarring him. And it's implied she did the same to Mark when he was a child.

Immigrants from the Moon

    Lieutenant Penumbra 
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"BOO! YOU DISAPPOINT ME IN EVERY WAY POSSIBLE!"
Voiced by: Julie Bowen

A high ranking lieutenant from the Moon. She has an aggressive personality and is always vigilant for anything that could be a threat to her people.


  • Action Girl: She prefers to settle things in a violent manner. She shows disappointment when Della chooses to genuinely befriend the moon mite.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Della calls her "Penny", which does not sit well to say the least, At first at least. After the war fully cemented the friendship between Moonlanders and Earthers, Penumbra has come to accept her nickname by season 3.
    • She also ends up referring to Webby and Dewey as "small Dellas," although that may just because no one corrected her.
  • Amazonian Beauty: Her body type is fairly muscular, which is fitting considering how much of a dedicated soldier she is, and is quite lovely. Just ask Launchpad.
  • The Atoner: After realizing the General was just using Della and Della wasn't bad at all, she felt bad for how she treated her, so helping Donald was the least she could do for her.
  • Bait-and-Switch: For most of her time onscreen, Penumbra is hostile to Della, though the extent of her hostilities seems to decrease over time until she tricks Della into leaving the Moon without the rest of its citizens, which Della had promised to take along with her. While it seems like she's the bad guy, turns out, General Lunaris had plans to use Della to build a fleet of spaceships and conquer the Earth, and Penumbra was simply trying to protect herself and her people when she was being hostile towards Della.
  • Berserk Button: She considers the moon a planet. Do not try to convince her otherwise if you don't want to get tackled.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Just when the Ducks are about to be blown up in space while Lunaris prepares to blow up the Earth, Penumbra arrives just in the nick of time to destroy Lunaris' ship.
  • Big Eater: She ate a lot of hamburgers during her first meal on Earth.
  • Butt-Monkey: in "They Put a Moonlander on Earth!", she winds up getting injured a lot while trying to have "Earth fun" as the viewers could interpret her as the moon version of Donald.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Her hair is revealed to be quite short when she takes off her helmet.
  • Desperately Looking for a Purpose in Life: She struggles with what do to in life when all the Moonlanders choose to stay on Earth, leaving her with no people to protect. She ends up deciding to protect Earthlings, if just for the thrill of it.
  • The Dragon: Penny was General Lunaris's right hand woman, until she discovers General's true intentions were to invade Earth, and then decides to turn on the General.
  • Fantastic Racism: She has a negative opinion on Earthlings, as she acts hostile towards Della and even bets that she will die fighting the Moon Mite. She does however, end up liking Della after trying to help Donald.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Downplayed. Della likes her quite a bit and Penumbra is capable of warmth, but her fellow Moonlanders tend to avoid her and leave her out of their own events due to her intensity. She's stunned and hurt to discover that the other Moonlanders have been enjoying parties and celebrations on Earth without her due to this.
  • Furry Confusion: Has this reaction to Dewey and Webby feeding popcorn to non-anthropomorphic ducks.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: She is jealous of Della as her people start gravitating toward her. Lunaris even uses this exact phrase to describe her feelings.
  • The Greys: She is grey-skinned, bug-eyed and noseless, with three-fingered hands. However, atypically for the trope, she wears clothes and is also significantly taller than Della Duck.
  • Heel–Face Turn: At first, she was hostile to anyone from Earth and was plotting to get rid of Della. But, after realizing Della wasn't bad at all and that Lunaris was manipulating her, Della, and her people, she decides to find a way to stop the invasion, and helps out Donald as a favor for Della.
  • Improperly Paranoid: From the moment she meets Della, she tries to find every excuse to kill her, thinking she is an enemy waiting to show her true colors. The General implies that this is because she is a warrior who does not know how to cope in peace-time.
  • Incompatible Orientation: Launchpad develops a crush on her, but their date goes disastrously, and later on she reveals to him that she doesn't want to date men, i.e. she's a lesbian.
  • Interspecies Friendship: With Della, though she doesn't return the sentiment until "Whatever Happened to Donald Duck?!", and afterwards, she proudly calls Della her friend.
  • Interspecies Romance: Launchpad has the hots for her. It doesn't work out.
  • The Killjoy: She's always dead-serious and has fighting and refending her people on her mind. The other Moonlanders seem to see her as this too, considering she wasn't invited to Palus's party in "They Put a Moonlander on the Earth".
  • Klingons Love Shakespeare: She does like Earth food; particularly hamburgers and ice cream.
  • Jerkass: She is not a very nice person and is always seems to be upset over the smallest things. Her treatment of Della is very outrageous.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: As violent and jealous as she can be, she does genuinely look out for her fellow Moonlanders, and eventually considers Della a friend. She's also visibly shocked at Lunaris' plan to invade Earth, and tries making up for it.
  • Lesbian Jock: A very strong and athletic Lieutenant who is also a confirmed lesbian.
  • Lunarians: She is a native to the moon.
  • Made of Iron: In her Big Damn Heroes moment, she dive-bombs right into the engine of Lunaris' ship and survives the explosion.
  • Minidress of Power: She wears a golden uniform with a short skirt.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: She is horrified that Lunaris used her jealousy to advance a plan to invade Earth, and is also guilt-stricken when Lunaris points out that Della truly did like her.
  • My Species Doth Protest Too Much: She eventually becomes the only Moonlander opposed to General Lunaris' plan to invade Earth.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: She is a dedicated warrior who aims to prove herself with violence and defeating any and all enemies.
  • Ray Gun: Her weapon of choice is a classic sci-fi gun that shoots electric rays.
  • Tsundere: Acts very abrasive to Della, but progressively becomes open to her goodwill.
  • Walking Spoiler: Her connections to the show's biggest Walking Spoiler (Della) make her this by proxy.
  • You Are in Command Now: It's implied she's now the new leader of the Moonlanders after General Lunaris was defeated. It ends up becoming a rather hallow promotion when the Moonlanders decide to stay on Earth.
  • You Remind Me of X: Della tell her that she reminds her of her brother (Donald).

    Moonlanders 
Voiced by: Rob Paulsen (Gibbous), April Winchell (Zenith), Laura Bailey (Palus)
Natives of the Moon.
  • Affably Evil: The only actually malevolent one is Lunaris, who whips them into a fearful frenzy. Apart from their dislike of Earthlings, they're pretty normal people.
  • Aliens Speaking English: They have no problem communicating with Della. They have trouble understanding Donald, but that's because of how he talks, not because of a language barrier.
  • Bigger Stick: None but Penumbra and Lunaris have seen battle before. The only reason the Moonlanders are able to do well in combat is thanks to their superior technology and even then they aren’t that effective.
  • Fat Idiot: Gibbous is easily the dumbest of the Moonlanders, to the point that he didn't realize that the "moon scum" that Glomgold refers to is his own kind.
  • Fat and Skinny: The male Moonlander Gibbous is quite heavyset (befitting his name) whereas his regular companion (presumably girlfriend/wife) Zenith is tall and slender (again, befitting her name).
  • Going Native: They end up adoring the Earth and assimilate to its culture fairly quickly.
  • The Greys: They have grey, green or blue skin, large pupil-less eyes, three fingers, and no noses. They're, however, clothed and taller than the average duck.
  • Heel Realization: They invade the Earth because they believe the people are hostile and will attack them unless they pull a preemptive strike. After Lunaris declares his intention to destroy the Earth, they realize that they're the actual aggressive party and make amends once the ordeal is over.
  • Hidden Elf Village: Their capital, Tranquility, is disguised on the dark side of the Moon.
  • I Choose to Stay: In season three they've adapted to life and Earth and, save for Penumbra at first, have decided that they like it better than living on the Moon and have decided to stay.
  • Kindhearted Simpleton: They're generally pleasant, but they also believe whatever they're told without question. In season 2, Lunaris whips them into a paranoid xenophobic frenzy against Earth. In season 3, Gibbous gets manipulated by Glomgold into believing he's a great hero.
  • Lunarians: They are native to the Moon.
  • Meaningful Name: Beside the Moon-related Theme Naming, the fat Moonlander Gibbous is named after the lunar phase when the Moon is almost full, and the tall Moonlander Zenith is named after the time of the day when the Moon is highest on the sky.
  • Minion with an F in Evil: Gibbous is this initially to General Lunaris, then later to Flintheart Glomgold. He's naive and simple-minded, never realizing that either of his bosses is evil.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: They only agreed to invading the moon because Lunaris convinced them the people of earth were wicked and hostile. Once it becomes clear that not only was that not true but Lunaris was the true villain, the Moonlanders are horrified and apologetic.
  • The Noseless: They don't have visible noses.
  • Theme Naming: The Moonlanders all have names thematically related to the Moon. There's Lunaris (simply meaning "of the Moon"), Penumbra (the partial shadow Earth casts on the Moon), Gibbous (a phase of the lunar cycle when the Moon is almost full), Palus (a type of formation on the Moon's surface) and Zenith (the time of day when the Moon is highest on the sky).
  • Unwitting Pawn: They become this for General Lunaris, who convinces them that Planet Earth is a threat.
  • Worthless Yellow Rocks: Gold is an extremely common mineral on the Moon, therefore they don't consider it valuable.

Creatures living near Duckburg

    Terra-firmians 
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A species of rock creatures who live in abandoned subway tunnels beneath Duckburg.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: The Terra-firmians in the Carl Barks comics only cared about their various games, and were completely indifferent to the havoc they caused above ground. While we did not see what the entire Terra-firmian civilization is like, this particular group consists of five curious and adventurous children.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: All of them, regardless of gender, have thick eyebrows.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: The group of the Terra-firmians the Ducks run into happen to be color-coded the same way the Ducks are with their shirts: there's a red, blue, green, purple and black one. Furthermore, the red one and the purple one seem to have exactly the same personalities as their duck-counterparts Huey and Webby, with the red-colored one having the same scared reaction to the unknown as Huey, and the purple one trying to convince him that ducks are real.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength: As they follow the ducks, they unintentionally cause considerable damage to the train car.
  • Faeries Don't Believe in Humans, Either: They are just as awed by the existence of duck-people as the ducks are by theirs.
  • Hero of Another Story: They appear to be another group of adventurous children, who got closer to the surface to find out whether the "bill-faced creatures from above" are real or not.
  • Not So Different: They actually find the Ducks just as mysterious as the Ducks find them.
  • Real After All: Not surprising, given the world of adventure the show takes place in, but they still fall into this trope because of Huey's Arbitrary Skepticism.
  • Rock Monster: They are boulder-like creatures that initially seem monstrous to the ducks.
  • Silicon-Based Life: They are made of rock, and can even curl into a ball form to roll around.
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: The counterparts to Webby and Lena have visible eyelashes to indicate they're female.

    Tenderfeet / Gavin 
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So… you found out the Bigfoot in your house is scamming you. Trouble is, the Bigfoot in your house is scamming you! And watch out, bro. He lifts!

Voiced by: Sam Riegel
A Bigfoot that Huey befriends and brings to McDuck Manor.
  • Androcles' Lion: Huey removes a thorn from his foot, earning the apparent friendship of Tenderfeet.
  • Bigfoot, Sasquatch and Yeti: A dogface-like Bigfoot resembling the one from A Goofy Movie.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: He pretends to be a sweet, innocent animal, but actually is a lazy, mean moocher who is willing to threaten people with violence.
  • Civilized Animal: Apparently he and the other Bigfoots are like this, living in the woods and not wearing clothes, but able to speak fluently and use technology like cell phones.
  • Con Artist: Pretends to be a non-sapient animal so that he can mooch off the Duck triplets. In his second appearance, he stole a random person's suit to get into a store and runs out on paying 10 cents for a shoeshine from Scrooge when he didn't have any money.
  • Crocodile Tears: He cries whenever Louie denies him something.
  • Fangs Are Evil: He has an underbite with pointy canine teeth, and behind his Gentle Giant facade he's a mean Con Artist.
  • Fratbro: His real personality.
  • Fully Dressed Cartoon Animal: Despite being naked in his original appearance, he wears a full suit with giant shoes in his cameo in "The Richest Duck in the World!", which he apparently stole from someone so that he can get by a dress code in a store.
  • Gentle Giant: Pretends to be a friendly beast with a sensitive soul. He drops his gentle act towards Louie when he finds out about his con.
  • Hate Sink: Despite his minimal screentime, the fact that he pulls a cruel scam toward the triplets and threatens to bring harm to Louie and his family if he rats him out makes it clear what a despicable soul he is.
  • Jerkass: He shamelessly tricks Huey and Dewey into believing that he's a poor, innocent animal while mooching them off, and he physically threatens Louie if he reveals the scam to his brothers. He also shortchanges Scrooge for a shoe-shine.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Gavin tricks Huey and Dewey into thinking he's a friendly, simple-minded beast from the forest, and antagonizes Louie when he sees through the con. Louie, in the end, takes Gavin's presentation of himself and turns it against him, convincing his brothers that "Tenderfeet", being but a simple creature of the wild, will die if he is not made to return to his majestic forest home, and even manages to slap him around a bit under the guise of tearfully pushing him away for his own good.
    Louie: (as Gavin smirks at him after threatening his brothers) Oh, bigfoot, you just poked a bear.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: He pretends to be a non-sapient creature to win the sympathy of the triplets.
  • Speech-Impaired Animal: When pretending to be a dumb animal, he only talks in grunts, but appears to understand what the Ducks say. However, he can actually talk fluently.

    The Rescue Rangers 
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A group of laboratory animals and test subjects of Black Heron's whose intellects were enhanced by her "intelli-ray", making them both intelligent and heroic.


  • Adaptational Backstory Change: In the sense that they even have backstories, as the original Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers was just a straightforward Funny Animal show where all rodents were sapient, but the lack of other normal-sized sapient rodents in this show required a reason for their existence.
  • Adaptational Badass: The Ranger Plane in the original show is unarmed. Here, it is capable of launching electric cables to electrocute their target.
  • Adaptation Species Change: Zigzagged. Black Heron and Steelbeak call Gadget a rat, but Dewey refers to her as a mouse (which she was in the original show), and it is unclear which of them is correct. The script only identifies her as "intelligent rodent".
  • Anthropomorphic Transformation: As a side effect of the Intelli-Ray, they all become bipedal, gain Cartoony Eyes instead of their original Black Bead Eyes, and start wearing clothes. In Zipper's case, he becomes less insectoid and loses a couple limbs.
  • Big Damn Heroes: At the climax of their episode debut, they save Launchpad by neutralizing Steelbeak with a built-in stun gun.
  • Cartoony Tail: As always, Chip and Dale are drawn with short, deer-like tails rather than the long, squirrel-like tails of real chipmunks.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Gadget first briefly appears in a video as Black Heron demonstrates her intelligence ray. The other Rangers briefly appear in the background as Heron's other lab animals.
  • Faustian Rebellion: Their intelligence was thanks to the Intelli-Ray created by Black Heron, a member of FOWL. They use their new sentience and intellect to help fight FOWL.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: After Launchpad helps their flying contraption go up for the first time when they escape the holding cells, the Rescue Rangers return his kindness by helping him defeat Steelbeak.
  • Lawyer-Friendly Cameo: The Rescue Rangers are never referred to by name and never utter a word. The reason for this is that Disney initially did not allow the Rangers to appear in the show, but the creators snuck them in, only referring to Gadget as "intelligent rodent" in the script but making her look exactly like in the original show.
    Launchpad: Thanks for the...rescue.
  • Leitmotif: A snippet of the theme song of Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers plays when they're on screen.
  • Riddle for the Ages: How did Gadget and the others get their iconic outfits? Steelbeak even asks this himself, though he never gets an answer.
  • Uplifted Animal: They used to be normal rodents and insect, but gained their trademark intelligence from Black Heron's intelligence ray.
  • The Voiceless: The only sound we ever hear from them is a cheer in a squeaky voice, to keep their cameo lawyer-friendly.

    Hazel House Monsters (minor spoilers) 
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Voiced By: Selma Blair (Witch Hazel), Doug Jones (Wereduck), Clancy Brown (Frankenstein), James Marsters (Nosferatu)
A group of monsters residing in the Hazel House, Duckburg's most haunted house.
  • Adaptation Species Change:
    • In the original series, the vampire and Frankenstein's Monster were both ducks. Here, the former is a vampire bat and the latter is a dog.
    • An interesting case with the wereduck. In the original series, his bestial form was a traditional Wolf Man. Here, he resembles a muscular duck with fangs, fur, and claws.
    • Witch Hazel in "Trick or Treat" was a human. Here, she's a green, vulture-like bird.
  • Adaptational Intelligence: The Frankenstein's Monster in the 1987 series was a hulking giant who could only grunt like his most famous depiction, while in this version, he has the intelligence of his book counterpart, albeit still a Third-Person Person.
  • Adaptational Jerkass:
    • In the 1987 episode "Ducky Horror Picture Show", the real monsters were friendly and fun-loving, protesting against horror movies for making people scared of them. Here, they scare trick-or-treaters so they can steal their candy, and would eat the trick-or-treaters if they don't get any. They even seem to resent the fact that no one is scared of them anymore.
    • In "Trick or Treat", Witch Hazel was a good witch who helped the triplets get back at Donald for giving them a mean trick instead of treats. Here, she's a Wicked Witch who is among the monsters that scare trick-or-treaters to steal their candy, and briefly turns hostile towards the kids for failing to give them any.
  • Adaptational Ugliness: More towards creepiness. In "Trick or Treat", Witch Hazel is less creepy and more noble looking, while in this version, Hazel has a more wicked and creepy appearance.
  • All There in the Manual: The credits name the witch as "Witch Hazel", and the vampire as "Nosferatu".
  • Animal Stereotypes: A vampire is portrayed as a vampire bat.
  • Blob Monster: One of the monsters is a big green glob of slime with a duck skull floating in it.
  • Blue-and-Orange Morality: The Halloween monsters don't care about good and evil, only who can give them candy. If they don't get their tribute, they devour anyone caught empty handed. If someone can be scarier than them, that person commands their respect.
  • Canon Character All Along: Although they seem to be original to the show at first, they are revealed to be based on the monsters of the 1987 episode "Ducky Horror Picture Show" and the classic short "Trick or Treat".
  • Casting Gag: All four of them are voiced by actors whose earlier roles connect to their current role.
  • Composite Character: The Frankenstein's Monster has the iconic square-headed look and Hulk Speak of the classic Boris Karloff depiction, but also the intelligence and lean, agile body of the monster from the original novel.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: They make peace with the Ducks after being scared silly by them.
  • Demonic Dummy: Nosferatu dresses like a giant evil puppet, and they conjure creepy wooden dummies of the kids to scare them.
  • Everything Is Racist: Hazel comments that Halloween is considered to be pretty offensive to monsters.
  • Expy: The wereduck seems to be one of Wolfduck, a Darkwing Duck villain exclusive to the video game.
  • Fang Thpeak: Nosferatu, naturally, speaks this way.
  • For Halloween, I Am Going as Myself: The monsters go undisguised at Scrooge's manor for trick or treat, and kids compliment them on their cool costumes. Initially averted, as the monsters dressed up as other monsters to scare those foolish enough to enter as kids weren't scared of the classics anymore.
  • Frankenstein's Monster: One of the monsters, appropriately named Frankenstein, is an unusually agile and eloquent version of this trope, which is in line with the monster's portrayal from the original book.
  • Freudian Excuse: They scare trick-or-treaters for their candy because they can't find a candy store that's open at night. Fortunately for them, Dewey and Scrooge decide to remedy that.
  • Gotta Have It, Gonna Steal It: The monsters require candy for their appeasement, but since all the candy stores are closed at night, they resort to scaring trick-or-treaters so hard that they drop their candy.
    Dewey: So you're like, candy thieves?
    Nosferatu: Hey! Can't go out in the daylight. Not like there's some 24-hour candy store somewhere.
  • Guttural Growler: The wereduck speaks with a growl.
  • Haunted House: Hazel House, the most haunted house in Duckburg, is their home.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: The monsters are willing to let the kids go when they reveal they have no candy, only to turn round and decide to eat them when they realize the kids wasted their time and now they won't get any more trick or treaters. They then switch back to good when they discover Launchpad is better at scaring people than they are and Scrooge offers to let them buy candy from him.
  • Heel–Face Turn: The monsters decide to be nice to the Duck family when Scrooge begins handing out candy bars, satisfying their desire for candy. Sure, he's charging admission, but he is open all night long.
  • Helping Hands: The Frankenstein's Monster can manipulate his arms and legs independently of his body to pose as a multitude of claws and tentacles.
  • Hold Your Hippogriffs: After getting a good scare from Launchpad, the vampire remarks "I haven't felt so undead  in years!"
  • Horrifying the Horror: They all get scared by a paranoid Launchpad chasing them like a serial killer, mistake Donald and Della for Creepy Twins, and cower at Scrooge when he smashes through their door.
  • Looks Like Orlok: The vampire resembles Count Orlok, and is even named Nosferatu.
  • Meaningful Name: The vampire is named "Nosferatu", the archaic Romanian word for "vampire" , which then was used for a famous vampire movie.
  • Monster Clown: The wereduck's costume is a clown based on Pennywise from It.
  • Monster Mash: The true identities of the monsters living in the haunted house are a vampire, a werewolf, a Frankenstein's Monster, a Wicked Witch, and a Blob Monster.
  • Mythology Gag: They consider Halloween offensive to them, similar to how they considered horror movies offensive in "Ducky Horror Picture Show.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: Nosferatu is an anthropomorphic vampire bat, does not have to subsist on blood (though he still can), and unusually can be seen on a photograph. He still can't go out in the daylight though.
  • Our Werewolves Are Different: The wereduck looks like a muscular duck with fangs, claws, and fur. He seems to retain his intelligence and free will, but is not above eating people if pushed.
  • Punny Name: Witch Hazel is named after the witch-hazel plant.
  • Real After All:
    • The monsters are real, but they wear costumes due to people not being scared by them so easily anymore.
    • The Blob Monster turns out to be genuine out of the initial monsters, rather than a costume.
  • Seldom-Seen Species:
    • One of Frankenstein's limbs is disguised as a giant hagfish.
    • Bats are common as anthropomorphic animals. Vampire bats, not so much.
  • Shout-Out: They are wearing costumes based on the antagonists of famous horror movies. The werewolf is dressed as a Monster Clown resembling Pennywise from It, the vampire is dressed as a puppet like Billy from Saw, the witch is dressed as a Stringy-Haired Ghost Girl climbing out of a well similar to Samara from The Ring, and the Frankenstein's Monster wears a striped shirt similar to Freddy from Nightmare on Elm Street.
  • Stringy-Haired Ghost Girl: Witch Hazel wears a costume like this, climbing out of a well to scare the children.
  • Tentacled Terror: One of Frankenstein's limbs is disguised as a green octopus arm.
  • Third-Person Person: Despite his eloquence, Frankenstein still refers to himself in third person.
  • Truer to the Text: The Frankenstein's Monster is agile and eloquent like he was in the original book, opposed to the lumbering giant he's usually portrayed.
  • Visual Pun: Nosferatu the vampire is a bat, specifically a vampire bat.
  • Weakened by the Light: Heavily implied when Nosferatu explains they can't go out in daylight for candy. Or at least he can't since he's a vampire.
  • We're Still Relevant, Dammit!: In-universe. The monsters have to dress up as "modern monsters" because people aren't so scared of them anymore, and said "modern monsters" are mundane childish things like puppets, clowns, and little girls in wells.
    Wereduck: What is wrong with you guys?
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: The Blob Monster is never seen again after the monsters reveal themselves.
  • Witch Classic: Witch Hazel, when not in costume, has a green complexion, black clothes including a pointy hat, and a crooked beak resembling a Sinister Schnoz.
  • Witch Species: Seems to be the case for Witch Hazel, who calls herself a monster like the others.
  • Wolf Man: The wereduck is a humanoid duck, but with wolf-like fur, fangs and claws.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Or eat them, if they don't have any candy.

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