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  • Always Lawful Good: Implied. It is mentioned that the Miraculouses were created with the express purpose of empowering heroes as a means of influencing the world around them. Using them for anything other than selfless reasons would be an aberration. Sadly, kwamis don't seem to have any real say in the matter. Trixx, Duusu, Xuppu and Mullo lean more chaotic, though.
  • Amazing Technicolor Wildlife: Averted with almost all of the kwamis. Most of them match the colour schemes of their real life counterparts, the colours being exaggerated or made more vibrant. The two stark outliers being Stompp and Roaar, the Ox and Tiger kwamis. Stompp and Roaar are coloured navy and magenta in contrast with real oxen and tigers who are typically brown and orange-and-black striped, respectively.
  • Animal Motifs:
    • All the kwamis have traits relating to their Miraculous. Tikki has antenna and spots, Plagg has several cat traits (whiskers, cat ears and a tail), Nooroo has butterfly wings, Wayzz has a shell, and Trixx has ears and a tail resembling a fox, Pollen resembles a bee completely.
    • Kaalki's hooved hands and feet stand out compared to the flat appendages of her fellow kwamis.
    • Transformations add more, with the aquatic versions of Tikki and Plagg being a fish and triton respectively.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Kwamis are abstract creatures. Each kwami is an embodiment of an idea or emotion, like love, beauty, and mathematics.
  • Ascended Extra: Trixx, Pollen and the Chinese Zodiac kwamis played minor roles since their introduction, only present in a few scenes in their focus episodes. After Marinette becomes the Guardian in Season 4, she allows them all to roam outside the Miracle Box, which makes them more active in her day-to-day life as they learn about the modern world. They also use their powers to help Marinette when needed or to alert Cat Noir of an attack, though only as a last resort.
  • Asexuality: According to Tikki, kwamis can't fall in love.
  • Been There, Shaped History: In this 'verse, the kwamis are responsible for many major events in both history and folklore. For instance, Plagg is responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs, Tikki worked with Joan of Arc, Trixx has been revealed by Word of God to have been wielded by the Pied Piper, and the Monkey King was a wielder of Xuppu and the Monkey Miraculous.
  • By the Power of Grayskull!: They only transform their miraculous wielders after an invocation. In French their specific names have to be invoked with a command to transform, and wielders can't compel them to give their names. In English and some other dubs, they're given thematic command phrases that match whatever animal they resemble. Furthermore, they're given a different invocation when their users are invoking them as supervillains.
    • Ladybug (Ladybug, Mister Bug, Scarabella): Tikki, spots on!/Spots off!
    • Cat (Cat Noir, Lady Noir): Plagg, claws out!/Claws in!
    • Butterfly (Hawk Moth): Nooroo, dark wings rise!/Dark wings fall!
    • Fox (Rena Rouge, Rena Furtive): Trixx, let's pounce!/Let's rest!
    • Bee (Queen Bee, Vesperia): Pollen, buzz on!/Buzz off!
    • Turtle (Carapace, Jade Turtle): Wayzz, shell on!/Shell off!
    • Peacock (Mayura): Duusu, spread my feathers!/Fall, my feathers!
    • Snake (Viperion, Aspik): Sass, scales slither!/Scales rest!
    • Horse (Pegasus): Kaalki, full gallop!/Dismount!
    • Mouse (Polymouse, Multimouse): Mullo, get squeaky!
    • Dragon (Ryuko): Longg, bring the storm!/Open sky!
    • Rabbit (Bunnyx): Fluff, clockwise!/Counter-clockwise!
    • Monkey (King Monkey): Xuppu, showtime!/Naptime!
    • Eagle (hero; Eagle) Liiri, wings of liberty!
    • Eagle (villain; Miraclonizer) Liiri, wings of prey!
    • Pig (Pigella): Daizzi, rejoice!/Enjoice!
    • Tiger (Purple Tigress): Roaar, stripes on!/Stripes off!
    • Multiple at once (Multifox, Multibug, Multinoir, Dragon Bug, Snake Noir, Shadow Moth, Lady Bee, Pegabug, Shadow Noir) [Kwami names], unify!
  • Color-Coded Characters: Each Miraculous comes with a color-coordinated kwami; the color scheme extends to the suit of their bearers.
    • Red for Tikki/Ladybug/Mister Bug/Scarabella.
    • Black for Plagg/Cat Noir/Lady Noir.
    • Purple for Nooroo/Hawk Moth.
    • Orange for Trixx/Rena Rouge.
    • Yellow for Pollen/Queen Bee/Vesperia.
    • Green for Wayzz/Carapace/Jade Turtle.
    • Navy for Duusu/Mayura.
    • Teal for Sass/Aspik/Viperion.
    • Dark brown and black for Kaalki/Pegasus.
    • Grey and pink for Mullo/Polymouse/Multimouse.
    • Red, black and gold for Longg/Ryuko.
    • Cyan and white for Fluff/Bunnyx.
    • Gold and brown for Xuppu/King Monkey.
    • White, brown and gold for Liiri/Miraclonizer/Eagle.
    • Pink for Daizzi/Pigella.
    • Plum for Roaar/Purple Tigress.
    • Black and white for Ziggy/Caprikid.
    • Blue for Stompp/Minotaurox.
    • Bright orange for Orikko/Coq Courage.
    • Light brown for Barkk/Traquemoiselle.
  • Cursed with Awesome: They were incapable of having any relationships with humans, good or bad, until they were enslaved. All kwamis with a good 'owner' are happy about the arrangement, and about being able to eat actual food.
  • Eastern Zodiac: There are kwamis based off of the animals from the Chinese zodiac, who are properly introduced in Sandboy.
  • Elemental Powers: While none of the shown powers have anything to do with the Five Elements, or Wu Xing, the five outer Miraculous, Fox, Bee, Turtle, Peacock, Butterfly, are stated to represent them.
  • Fairy Companion: Each Miraculous comes with a fairy-like creature called a kwami that provides the power.
  • Fingerless Hands: Their upper limbs look more like fins than actual arms, but they can hold and carry stuff just fine.
  • Force and Finesse: An extreme in universe variation is revealed to be the reason why Kwamis take holders, as they are very much the Force in the equation. Holders are a necessary Power Limiter because using their powers unrestricted will cause chaos and damage.
  • Geas: The kwamis are magically compelled to never reveal the names of their owners to those who don't know them, even other kwami, and must obey any commands given by the holders of their Miraculous. Hawk Moth uses this to make sure Nooroo doesn't run away by ordering him to never move more than a few feet away at all times, and Nooroo is physically incapable of doing so thanks to the spell.
  • Godzilla Threshold:
    • While Fu is reticent to give out anymore Miraculous given that he's already distributed the two most powerful ones, he acknowledges that even some of the other Miraculous are unique among the Miraculous. Before loaning out the Monkey and Snake Miraculous he acknowledges that their abilities are both special and powerful. Bunnyx also mentions that she is only ever called in, with the Rabbit Miraculous, when everyone else has failed.
    • The kwamis can use their powers independently of their human holders, but usually refrain from doing so because they have limited control over them. Even so, the titular villains in "Style Queen" and "Gang of Secrets" proved so effective that Plagg and Trixx had to use their respective powers to save the heroes; Plagg nearly destroyed Paris, while Trixx only made the Eiffer Tower wobble like a slinky.
  • Good Feels Good: Wayzz notes that the kwamis felt good being able to help and communicate with humans once the Miraculouses were made, allowing humans to see them.
  • Intangibility: They can pass through things at will.
  • Invisible to Normals: Before the Miraculouses were created, kwamis couldn't be seen or detected by humans or other normal creatures. They also can't be caught on camera.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Although the Guardians (for a while, just Master Fu and Marinette) have special mixes that can grant the kwamis additional powers, the kwamis themselves are not permitted to know the recipes in case their Miraculouses fall into the wrong hands. This definitely works out considering what happened to Nooroo.
  • Mentor Mascot: Tikki and Plagg in particular, but, mostly Tikki to Marinette.
  • Midair Bobbing: They can levitate at all times; kwami move around when talking or emoting, and even "standing still" they still bob a little up and down.
  • Missing Reflection: Of the technological sort. Cameras cannot detect kwamis, including the eyes of robots. However, they can apparently be heard over a phone (Marinette gave them one for emergencies), and Kaalki appears on Nathalie's tablet when it's connected to the eyes of a Sentimonster.
  • My Master, Right or Wrong: Most kwamis don't like being used for evil, but, if someone evil gets ahold of their Miraculous and know how activate them, they have to obey them.
  • Mysterious Past: As of yet, not much about their origin has been revealed. However, a comic issue at least revealed that they began forming at the beginning of the universe and needed Miraculouses in order to interact with normal beings and that a mage created the Miraculouses, though there hasn't been any deeper explanation about it.
  • No Biological Sex: As confirmed by a crew member, kwamis "don't really have a gender." However, kwamis will go by male or female pronouns, and the kwamis who use female pronouns often have eyelashes.
  • Older Than They Look: All of the kwamis are thousands of years old. They started forming at the beginning of time.
  • Omniglot: The kwamis can speak any language, a necessary skill when there's no telling what language the holder of the Miraculous may speak.
  • Our Gods Are Different: Akin to gods, although not in control of the universe.
  • Personality Powers: They're attracted to people whose temperament they do best with. While Tikki helps mentor and encourage Marinette, Plagg brings out Adrien's rebellious side.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: In the typical sense that kwamis are able to lift objects much larger and much heavier than themselves but also the fact that creatures around ten centimetres tall have power akin to those of literal gods. Shown most blatantly when Plagg uses Cataclysm without Adrien and almost destroys all of Paris. In a later episode just breathing on pavement causes it to crack and crumble.
  • Power Limiter: "Style Queen" indicates that the Miraculouses are necessary in limiting and focusing the kwamis' powers. For instance, Cat Noir can use Cataclysm on one specific object, while Plagg's attempt to use it without Adrien causes massive devastation across Paris. Later episodes hold this to be true of all kwamis. Trixx, Kaalki and Sass’s attempt to use their respective powers creates random illusions other than what was intended to be created, portals that have their own vaccums that send objects to various locations and an Anachronism Stew respectively. With destructive powers like Plagg's however a focuser/limiter is far more of an imperative.
  • Power-Up Food: Once a kwami uses up their energy, they need to eat in order to get their energy back and retransform their master. In theory any food should do, but each kwami has a favorite that may or may not be more effective at recharging them than other foods. For Tikki, it's baked sweets like cookies, and for Plagg, it's cheese. Using specific mixtures of ingredients allows the kwami to take on specialized forms, such as aquatic traits for underwater battles. Marinette bakes these formulas into macarons for Tikki while Adrien gets flavored cheese for Plagg. In "Mayura", Hawk Moth hints that this restriction may be due to the heroes' inexperience, rather than simply how the kwamis work.
  • Really 700 Years Old: They are all extremely old, having been around before the pyramids were built. A story from the Miraculous Adventures comic book series reveals that kwamis have existed since the beginning of time, forming whenever a new idea or emotion appears in the universe.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: The kwamis are a race of tiny fairies with huge heads and large eyes. "Furious Fu" even sees them abuse it against Marinette with "Operation Kwami Baby Doll Eyes" to convince her to let them see Master Fu.
  • Secret-Keeper: Naturally, as they're the ones who give their holders the powers in the first place, they always know their true identities. “Sole Crusher” reveals that they (or some of them) also know Adrien’s identity as Cat Noir.
  • Servant Race: Much like djinn, they are completely at the whims of their miraculous' wielders, referring to them as their "masters" and "owners" in spite of their overwhelming power. Because of this, they are restricted from doing certain things if their wielders wish it. Tikki and Plagg are physically incapable of saying their owners' names out loud, and Nooroo must remain within a few feet of Gabriel. Gabriel even briefly whims him unable to speak before undoing it, claiming that it was "just a joke". Despite this, it seems that the kwami are at their best, or at least much prefer to have a harmonious equal and equal partnership between them and their humans.
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: Played with; some of them have visible eyelashes, indicating that they are female. However, there are some with eyelashes who are actually male, and a few of them have different genders across dubs.
  • Theme Naming:
    • All the kwamis have a repeating letter in their name.
    • The concepts the kwamis are the embodiment of all end in an -ion suffix. Tikki has Creation; Plagg, Destruction; Nooroo, Transmission; Wayzz, Protection; Trixx, Illusion; Pollen, Subjection; Duusu, Emotion; Fluff, Evolution; Longg, Perfection; Sass, Intuition; Xuppu, Derision; Kaalki, Teleportation; Mullo, Multipication; Daizzi, Jubilation; and Roaar, Exaltation.
  • There Is Another:
    • "Feast" reveals that Master Fu's Miraculous Box was only one of many until his sentimonster destroyed them all. But Ladybug's World-Healing Wave after defeating Feast in the present day ends up restoring them...
    • The New York special ends with the reveal that there is another guardian operating in North America with his own Miracle Box.
  • Time Abyss: Kwamis have been around since the universe began, making some, if not all of them, older than living things like humans.

Chinese Miracle Box

Yin and Yang Kwamis

"Marinette, you are different, but different as in surprising, unpredictable, and endearing, and very talented. You learn fast."

Voiced by: Marie Nonnenmacher (FR), Mela Lee (EN), Chang Eun-sook (KOR), Nuha Qais (ARA), Marta Méndez (ES), Angélica Villa (MEX), Mia Kadosh/מיה קדוש (HEB), Sipos Eszter Anna (HUN), Agata Paszkowska (P), Helena Montez (EP), Isabelle Cunha (BP), Jasmine Heikura (SW), Alina Teianu (ROM), Joy Saltarelli (ITA), Jennifer Weiß (GER), Maria Naganawa (J), Ivana Tenjović (SER), Kristina Habuš (CRO), Hanna Sobolyeva/Ганна Соболєва and Yelyzaveta Zinovenko/Єлизавета Зіновенко (UKR, voice-over and dubbing, respectively), Agnes Fasting (NOR)

The kwami of creation. A helpful, kind, fairy-like creature that mentors Marinette. Connected to the Ladybug Miraculous, the main power she provides is Lucky Charm. Her Miraculous are Marinette's earrings, and she helps her transform into Ladybug. She was briefly used by Adrien to transform into Mister Bug.

  • Be Yourself: Most of her advice boils down to this sentiment. Whenever her charge is doubting her abilities, Tikki's always there to reassure Marinette that believing in herself will fix her current problem.
  • Big Eater: While not quit as obsessed like Plagg, she is described as having a "gourmet craving of cosmic dimensions" and can become insatiable if she eats something especially good.
  • The Conscience: She often urges Marinette to take her duty as Ladybug more seriously, or just to be a better person in general.
  • Genki Girl: Is very cheerful and enthusiastic.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: To show her friendly and heroic nature.
  • The Maker: While it is unclear whether she had a hand in the creation of the universe, it is explicitly said that she is the Anthropomorphic Personification of Creation, technically qualifying her as a Creator God.
  • Meaningful Name:
    • Possibly. "Tiki" was the first man in Māori legend — a fitting name for the spirit of creation.
    • Alternatively, "Tyche" is a Greek goddess of luck, specifically associated with the fortune and destiny of cities.
  • Nice Girl: Very sweet and kindhearted.
  • Not So Above It All: Plagg is far more overt about his voracious eating habits, but when Tikki finds a food she really loves, she loses control in a way that even scares other kwamis.
  • The Older Immortal: Tikki is the oldest kwami, forming before the others at the beginning of the universe.
  • Older Than She Looks: Tikki came into being at the same time as the concept of creation, meaning that despite looking and behaving like an excited little girl she is as old as the universe itself.
  • Only Sane Man: Beneath her cutesy exterior, she displays the most levelheaded personality of the cast and is nothing but helpful and encouraging with Marinette.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: The usually calm Tikki is extremely proactive in trying to get the Miraculous book during "Volpina", which shows just how important it is.
  • Outside-the-Box Tactic: When manifesting Marinette's Lucky Charm, her choice of materials is a bit...odd. For instance, when fighting the mime, she gives out a shoebox to help Ladybug construct a makeshift projector, a coin to buy a bag of popcorn to distract pigeons, and a rubber ball to break the lamps in a room.
  • The Power of Creation: She grants the power of creation, manifesting as Ladybug's Lucky Charm and Miraculous Ladybugs. This is because she formed at the beginning of the universe.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Plagg's red (ironic, since she herself is red). Tikki acts as something of a mentor to Marinette that encourages her to not let her runaway emotions cloud her judgement and be more responsible. This is in contrast to Plagg, who is a Troll (though smarter than he looks) that encourages Adrien - whose life has always been all work and no play - to forgo his responsibilities and learn to be a little more selfish.
  • Secret-Keeper: As the one who gave Marinette her powers, she is naturally one of the only ones who knows her true identity.
  • Secret Secret-Keeper: As of "Dark Owl", she knows the truth about Adrien being Cat Noir without the latter being aware. In "Reflekdoll", Adrien formally meets Tikki for the first time and interacts with her as both a superhero and civilian, making her into his regular Secret-Keeper.
  • Shipper on Deck: She gives advice to Marinette about how to approach Adrien.
  • Sweet Tooth: Tikki likes everything from the bakery that Marinette's parents run, but cookies in particular.
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: Unlike the male kwami Plagg, Tikki has visible, long eyelashes.
  • Time Abyss: While we don't know how old exactly, she's been around long enough to have been the companion to Queen Nefertiti, who lived over five thousand years ago. She's much older than that, and says she was there since the first Ladybug.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: She is normally seen munching on chocolate chip biscuits.
  • Trickster Mentor: Sometimes gives cryptic advice to help Marinette that isn't immediately obvious.
  • Women Are Wiser: Compared to Plagg, Tikki is more responsible and grounded.

"Oh, I'm sure there'll be another Cat Noir to give me cheese... but he won't be you."

Voiced by: Thierry Kazazian (FR), Max Mittelman (EN), Jun Tae-yul (KOR), Wael Shaheen (ARA), Antonio Ramírez de Antón (SP), Óscar Flores (1-13) and Irwin Daayán (rest) (MEX), Eran Mor (HEB), Tamás Gardi (HUN), Luis Lucas (EP), Luiz Sergio Vieira (BP), Lucas Krüger (SW),Raul Stănulescu (ROM), Riccardo Scarafoni (ITA), Pavel Tesař (CZE), Georgi Sojanov/Георги Стоянов (BUL), Konrad Bösherz (GER), Hiroshi Kohsaka (J), Nemanja Živković (SER), Lorenc Kaja (ALB), Volodymyr Tereshchuk/Володимир Терещук and Kyrylo Suzansʹkyi/Кирило Сузанський (UKR, voice-over and dubbing, respectively)

The kwami of destruction. A gluttonous, lazy but ultimately good-natured fairy-like creature that mentors Adrien. Connected to the Cat Miraculous, his main power he provides is Cataclysm. His Miraculous is Adrien's ring, and he helps him transform into Cat Noir. He was briefly used by Marinette to become Lady Noir, and again alongside Mullo to transform her into Multinoir.

  • Affectionate Nickname: He refers to Tikki as his "sugarcube".
  • The Anti-God: Plagg is the Dark Is Not Evil equal and opposite to Tikki in a bitheism and duotheism Daostic kind of relationship. They also have opposite personalities.
  • Bad Powers, Good People: The source of Adrien's destructive powers, but like all kwamis, his powers are intended to be used for good.
  • Big Eater: He can (and will) eat cheese blocks bigger than his body in one bite. Case in point, the Origins episode shows that the first thing he does after waking up from who knows how long is look for something to eat.
  • Cat Stereotype: Plagg is the spirit of bad luck, so he has the form of a black cat. He's also quite lazy, and loves dairy products.
  • Cute Little Fangs: Also the only teeth he has, but it adds to "mischievously cuteness" appeal.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Downplayed on both counts, since the audience already knows he's the one to give Adrien his powers, but one would probably not expect the food-obsessed, lazy and trolling kwami to be responsible for the sinking of Atlantis and the extinction of the dinosaurs along with the tilting of the Tower of Pisa.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He is a black cat with powers related to rot, but like all kwami he is benevolent. Though lazy and annoying.
  • Destroyer Deity: He counts as this, being the Anthropomorphic Personification of Destruction. Granted he is a rare benevolent example, acting as an equal/opposite counterpart to Tikki in the Taoist concept of yin and yang.
  • Dude, Where's My Respect?:
    • Tikki is seriously strict about dealing with Plagg, similar to Ladybug and Cat Noir's banter. After centuries dealing with it, Tikki is probably used to Plagg's unorthodox ways, but not as patient.
    • Sometimes, Adrien is in the receiving end of this in their partnership. More than once, Plagg left Adrien alone to do its own thing, mainly in situations Adrien was really in need of his powers.
  • Fatal Flaw: Gluttony. His endless hunger for cheese gets himself and Tikki outed to Ms. Mendeliev and nearly costs Ladybug and Cat Noir their secret identities in "Kwamibuster".
    • Even before this, his mistaking a bracelet for a camembert box ends up setting off the conflict of "Rogercop" and not only results in the titular Akuma, but stops Adrien from transforming for a little while since the bracelet gets stuck on Plagg's body.
  • Forgot About His Powers: "Rogercop" would have been a very short episode if Plagg had remembered he could use his Intangibility powers to free himself from the bracelet. Instead, he spends half the episode with the thing stuck around his head, until Adrien figures out another way of removing it.
  • Give Him a Normal Life: Downplayed. Plagg tries to encourage Adrien to enjoy his youth whenever possible. Sometimes, it's ill thought-out advice.
  • Good Is Not Soft: While lazy and snarky, Plagg is a nice and friendly being who is somewhat flippant but cautious in regards to his unrestrained powers. But when Gabriel gets his hands on the Cat Miraculous in an alternate timeline, Plagg tries to outright murder him with his raw power.
  • Hidden Depths: Though he can't sing a note, he's actually pretty good on the piano, though his small size means he can only imitate the part of one hand.
  • Hollywood Tone-Deaf: In "Captain Hardrock", after Gabriel forbids Adrien to go to his friends' concert, Plagg tries to cheer him up with an ode to Camembert...which is sung horribly off-key. Adrien still appreciates the thought.
  • Irony: Plagg always says that Adrien should enjoy himself, and Plagg takes his own advice by indulging in eating cheese at every opportunity...unfortunately for their mutual goals, Adrien only reliably enjoys himself when he has the freedom he gets from turning into Cat Noir, which causes Plagg to go into Adrien's ring and regularly prevents his cheese-eating.
  • Jerkass Has a Point:
    • In general, he's not wrong that Adrien should enjoy being a kid, especially since he was raised and lives in such a restrictive household environment.
    • He pointedly gives Adrien a minor What the Hell, Hero? moment in "Copycat" — correctly stating that it was Adrien's jealousy that resulted in the titular akuma.
    • Plagg gives Adrien another What the Hell, Hero? moment in "Frozer", as despite often saying how he's in love with Ladybug, he goes on a date with Kagami, and then briefly leaves her to see how Marinette's doing. The kwami makes a good point on how Adrien is giving some mixed signals and how he's being unintentionally insensitive to all of the girls (really, only two) involved.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Plagg tends to be lazy, irresponsible and snarky, but it's obvious he cares for Adrien, asking if he's okay after Gabriel skips out on career day and empathizing with him after the events of "Simon Says".
  • Make Them Rot: He grants the power of destruction, manifesting as Cat Noir's Cataclysm.
  • Meaningful Name: "Plagg" sounds a lot like "Plague". Fitting for the spirit of destruction.
  • Mellow Fellow: Plagg is mellow and calm to the point of being lazy.
  • Mundane Utility: His immortality allows him to eat cheese, a food which Real Life cats like but isn't healthy for them (they have difficulty digesting compacted lactose).
  • Older Than They Look: He's the spirit of destruction in direct balance with the Ladybug Miraculous, meaning that he's at least as old as Tikki is, but never really references his age onscreen.
  • OOC Is Serious Business:
    • The usually laid-back and goofy Plagg gives a sad, sympathetic look to Adrien in "Simon Says" when the latter is looking at past pictures of him with his currently Missing Mom.
    • Plagg seems genuinely sad over Adrien seemingly ditching him for Sass, is greatly dissapointed in Adrien's plan in "Desperada", and also seems to be aware of all the timelines that Adrien went through. Poor Plagg...
  • Person of Mass Destruction:
    • He can use Cataclysm just like Cat Noir, but with far greater destructive power and far less finesse. When he uses it to help Ladybug in "Style Queen", he lightly taps the ground, creating a massive shockwave that destroys the Eiffel Tower and causes major damage to the rest of Paris. He's also apparently responsible for the sinking of Atlantis, making the Tower of Pisa lean, and the extinction of the dinosaurs.
    • In "Catalyst", he is able to create a massive sinkhole just by breathing on the street.
  • Phlebotinum Killed the Dinosaurs: Turns out that a reckless use of Cataclysm was behind it.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: You wouldn't normally expect a palm-sized creature like him to be capable of instant citywide destruction.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Tikki's blue. While Tikki is The Conscience for Marinette, encouraging her to be more responsible and think rationally, Plagg acts more as an Anti-Mentor (or a Trickster Mentor) that tries encouraging the introverted, "all-work, no-play" Adrien to be more impulsive and has his own fair share of good points despite his counter-productive advice.
  • The Sacred Darkness: The kwami of destruction and misfortune, yet he is the Dark Is Not Evil and holy yin counterpart to Tikki.
  • Secret-Keeper: As the one who gave Adrien his powers, he is naturally one of the only ones who knows his true identity.
  • Secret Secret-Keeper:
    • As of "Dark Owl", he knows the truth about Marinette being Ladybug without the latter being aware.
    • Subverted as of "Sandboy", as Plagg is seen with Marinette at Master Fu's place at the end. He is later shown interacting directly with Marinette in both of her identities in "Style Queen".
  • Shipper on Deck: He often tries to help Adrien with his feelings for Ladybug, despite the teasing. He's also teased him about Marinette on two separate occasions.
  • The Slacker: He is quite lazy.
  • The Snack Is More Interesting: Plagg will always, always, focus on his next meal rather than what is actually important. A particularly egregious example is when he can only whine about wanting Camembert after he and Adrien break into Gabriel's hidden safe and find a tome about the Miraculouses along with the Peacock Miraculous, which Plagg fails to even notice.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Sandwich: He's often about to eat cheese before Adrien forces him to transform. Of course, Plagg is usually just about to eat cheese in any scene he shows up.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Cheese wedges. He especially likes Camembert, a kind of cheese traditionally made with unpasteurized milk and known for for its strong (and sometimes unpleasant) smell.
  • Troll:
    • Sure, Camembert is Plagg's favorite cheese, but there are some subtle implications that one of the reasons he keeps demanding it is the fact that Adrien dislikes the smell.
    • In "Weredad", Plagg gleefully encourages Adrien to pursue Marinette as well as Ladybug, telling him there's nothing wrong with going after two girls at the same time. After Adrien leaves, he quietly adds, "especially when they're the same one".
  • We Are as Mayflies: He is cavalier about having permanently (and accidentally) destroying the city of Atlantis, an act which must have had human casualties and earned Plagg the Guardians' ire. Perks of being a kwami...

Five Elements Kwamis

"But Master, the Miraculous are not meant to be used for evil purposes!"

Voiced by: Martial Le Minoux (FR), Ben Diskin (EN), Elsa Covián (MEX), Gianluca Crisafi (ITA), Ivona Rambosek (SER), Tiril Heide-Steen (NOR)

The kwami of transmission. A sweet but haggard fairy-like creature that is enslaved by Hawk Moth. Connected to the Butterfly Miraculous, the main power he provides appears to be Akumatization. His Miraculous is a brooch, and he helps its wielder transform into Hawk Moth.

  • Butterfly of Transformation: Nooroo's Miraculous grants its wielder the ability of Super Empowering other people, transforming them into superheroes or supervillains.
  • Doomed by Canon: According to "Timetagger", Hawk Moth (who's not Gabriel Agreste) will still exist in the future, meaning Nooroo will be Forced into Evil again by whoever Gabriel's successor is, thus even if Marinette does free him like she promised Tikki in "Sandboy," it's not going to last.
  • Forced into Evil: He would rather not have his powers used for evil, but he has no say in the matter.
  • Grew a Spine: Minor but in "Stormy Weather 2" Nooroo talks back to Gabriel and says that he should spend more time with Adrien. He once again insists that Gabriel shouldn't be using the Butterfly Miraculous in the way that he is.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: It's implied in the origins two-parter that he gave Hawk Moth most of the exposition on the Miraculous before he realized that the latter intended to use the powers for selfish purposes.
  • Mr. Exposition: He provides an Info Dump on the Miraculous.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Nooroo is the only kwami whose antennae are not on his head, instead having them on his hind wings like a swallowtail butterfly.
  • No Self-Buffs:
    • The akuma he creates are unable to empower his wielder. Hawk Moth has to renounce him temporarily in order to transform himself into The Collector.
    • At the end of season 2, Hawk Moth gets around this limitation further by empowering Natalie into Catalyst, who has the ability to empower him right back.
  • Pretty Butterflies: A powerful butterfly-themed spirit.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: As stated in Forced into Evil Nooroo may power up Hawk Moth's miraculous and allow him to use his power, but he himself isn't a bad kwami, he just got suck with the wrong user.
  • She's a Man in Japan: Male in the French version, female in the Korean and Mexican versions.
  • Super Empowering: He grants the power of transmission, manifesting as Hawk Moth's Akumatization.
  • Support Party Member: Of the kwamis whose special power has been revealed, Nooroo's has the least direct effects against an opponent, only being able to bestow Magic Enhancement / Super Empowering on others. In Queen Wasp it's revealed that this ability can buff other Miraculous.
  • Trauma Conga Line:
    • Not only is Nooroo unwillingly complicit in akumatizing many people into villains, when it's explicitly stated that kwamis desire only to do good, he has to endure Hawk Moth's abuse. In Sandboy it's revealed that a kwami must obey their Miraculous holder, with the magic of the Miraculous enforcing commands if necessary. Nooroo is confined to a specific distance from Gabriel that he can't leave no matter what that manifests as a barrier when he tries and when Gabriel gives a temporary order not to speak, Nooroo's mouth disappears.
    • It gets worse. In the future seen in "Timetagger", Nooroo has a second Hawk Moth abusing his powers to look forward to.
  • Walking Spoiler: His appearance reveals the nature of Hawk Moth's powers.

"Excellent choice, Master."

Voiced by: Patrick Préjean/Martial Le Minoux/Franck Tordjman (FR, first, second and third voice, respectively), Christopher Smith (EN), Óscar de la Rosa (MEX), Marcelo Sandryni (BP), Antonio Palumbo (ITA), Lako Nikolić (SER)

The kwami of protection. A sage and wise fairy-like creature, former companion to Master Fu and habitual mentor to Nino. Connected to the Turtle Miraculous, the main power he provides is Shellter. His Miraculous is Fu's and Nino's bracelet, and helps the former turn into Jade Turtle and the latter transform into Carapace.

"You're absolutely right, Alya. I'm sure the three of you will make quite a team! You have all the making of a true superhero. You're strong, brave. But most of all, you're trustworthy."

Voiced by: William Coryn (FR), Cherami Leigh (EN), Luis Orozco (MEX), Érika Menezes (BP), Davide Garbolino (ITA), Tim Sander (GER),

The kwami of illusion. A playful fairy-like creature that habitually mentors Alya. Connected to the Fox Miraculous, the main power he provides is Mirage. His Miraculous is Alya's necklace, and he helps her transform into Rena Rouge. He was used by Marinette in tandem with the Mouse Miraculous, transforming her into Multifox.

  • Art Evolution: From Season 4 onward, the sclera of his eyes is colored purple-gray instead of white.
  • Been There, Shaped History: One of Trixx's illusions was responsible for the Loch Ness Monster.
  • Breaking Old Trends: He's the first kwami to be paired off with a Miraculous wielder of the opposite gender in the present day.note 
  • Cute Little Fangs: In keeping with kwamis possessing characteristics of the animals they're based off of, Trixx has little fox incisors.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Trixx's appearance had many fans assuming he was female before his first voiced appearance. The Brazilian dub refers to Trixx as female, though, since he's voiced by a woman.
  • Exact Words: In "Gang of Secrets", Trixx assures Ladybug that any damages inevitably caused by his use of Mirage will be limited to illusions, which is technically true. He just didn't mention that these illusions would be of a city-wide scale, as Ladybug finds out when she sees the Eiffel Tower "dancing".
  • Fantastic Foxes: Resembles a fox and grants mystical powers to his wielder.
  • Forced into Evil: An Implied Trope. One of Trixx's past holders was The Pied Piper of Hamelin, so if the Piper was villainous, this applies to Trixx.
  • Guile Hero:
    • Trixx is the first of the kwamis to manipulate his own holder through deception. Plagg will encourage Adrien to bend the rules, and engages in obvious lying when he's lazy, and Tikki has asked Marinette to do things without explanation before, but Trixx dropping "Trustworthy" with the intent of being returned is first time we've seen a kwami con its holder.
    • "Gang of Secrets" further explores this trait of his. The kwamis realize that only Tikki can get through to Marinette, but she refuses to detransform. Trixx tells them he'll handle this, flies close to Ladybug and guilt-trips her into detransforming by saying that even though (she says) she's fine, Tikki might want to rest for a while or eat something. It works like a charm.
  • Kitsune: Resembles one in design, but only has one tail.
  • Master of Illusion: He grants the power of illusion, manifesting as Rena Rouge's Mirage.
  • Meaningful Name: "Trixx" is phonetically similar to "tricks", fitting his powers and appearance.
  • Oblivious Guilt Slinging: When Alya is reluctant to return her Miraculous after getting to be a superhero, Trixx encourages Alya to keep it and mentions trustworthiness as one of her qualities, which prompts Alya to keep her word and return the Miraculous. Given that he's a tricksy fox, it's entirely possible it wasn't "oblivious" so much as "completely intentional".
  • She's a Man in Japan: Is female in the Brazilian Portugese dub.
  • Secret-Keeper: As the one who gave Alya her powers, he is naturally one of the only ones who knows her true identity.
  • Supernatural Is Purple: Trixx is essentially god of illusion and possesses purple eyes which stand in stark contrast to his mostly orange design.
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: Subverted. Despite his visible eyelashes and this concept art showing him in a effeminate pose, he's referred to with male pronouns and has a male voice actor (in the original French).
  • This Is My Human: In "Truth", Daizzi takes a shine to Alya and says he wants her to be his new holder. Trixx immediately vetoes it, smugly informing his fellow kwami that this particular human is "already taken".


Voiced by: Fanny Bloc (FR), Melissa Fahn (EN), Roberta De Roberto (ITA)

The kwami of emotion. Connected to the Peacock Miraculous, the main power he provides Mayura is Amokization. His Miraculous is Nathalie's brooch, and he helps her transform into Mayura.

  • Chekhov M.I.A.: While the Peacock Miraculous has been seen in the possession of Gabriel Agreste, Duusu has not. That being said, the Peacock Miraculous's position in the top of the Miracle Box implies that it is important, and it's being used by Mayura, and he eventually shows up in Season 3.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Despite some confusion caused by his somewhat feminine design and voice and the dubbing error in "Sandboy" where he's stated to be a "she", being the "Peacock Miraculous" isn't a misnomer. The show's creators confirmed he uses he/him pronouns, to match his design being based on the blue color and long train found in male peafowl.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He briefly appears in the season 2 intro, long before his first appearance in season 3's "Reflekdoll".
  • Feathered Fiend: Not by choice, but he's a bird-like creature serving and empowering a supervillain.
  • Forced into Evil: While not confirmed, it's been implied that all the kwami are inherently good and Duusu's powers are currently being used by Mayura to aid Hawk Moth. The twist is that Duusu doesn't realise his powers are being used for evil. At least not until after his Miraculous has been repaired.
  • Genki Girl: Not a girl, but Duusu is quite excitable, even in the face of defeat.
  • Glamour Failure: In "Reflekdoll", when Nathalie puts on the Peacock Miraculous, it glitches between its charged and camouflaged forms.
  • Heroic RRoD: "Heroes' Day" reveals that the Peacock Miraculous is damaged, and Nathalie seems ill after using his powers just once.
  • Mood-Swinger: Duusu can go from overly cheerful to crying and back again at the drop of a hat.
  • Mook Maker: He grants the power of emotion, manifesting as Mayura's Amokization.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: So far, he's the only kwami based on a bird who has a normal mouth instead of a beak.
  • Not Himself: "Truth" reveals that while their Miraculous was damaged, Duusu felt like there was a chaotic storm inside their head. They're back to normal now that their Miraculous has been fixed.
  • Obliviously Evil: "Reflekdoll" reveals that Gabriel and Nathalie are hiding from him that they're using his powers for evil and they're also hiding from him that using the Peacock Miraculous makes the user sick. No longer the case as of "Truth" where the Peacock Miraculous has been fixed.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Not by choice, but he has red eyes and he serves a supervillain.
  • Shipper on Deck: He calls Nathalie's Undying Loyalty to Hawk Moth "so romantic!"
  • Support Party Member: Interesting in that his powers have been used to support another Support Party Member. Hawk Moth, via Nooroo, creates akuma villains and Mayura, via Duusu, creates allies for them. However, instead of empowering the akuma villains directly, he creates sentimonsters to protect, aid and empower them. Although he can also create sentimonsters for other people, and can even create them for his holder, while Nooroo can't akumatize the active Butterfly holder.
  • Toxic Phlebotinum: According to Gabriel, the Peacock Miraculous is damaged in such a manner that makes using it dangerous to the holder. Seen very clearly when Nathalie's brief use of it fatigues her and causes her to break out coughing. An additional use seems to make Nathalie pass out and further usages seems to be causing Nathalie to suffer from poor health even when she hasn't even used it. In the season 3 finale, however, Gabriel gets his hands on the translated grimoire and manages to repair it.

"How may I please you, my queen?"

Voiced by: Emmylou Homs (FR), Cassandra Lee Morris (EN), Noriko Takaya (MEX), Weronika Łukaszewska (P, Style Queen and Sandboy), Bárbara Ficher (BP)

The kwami of subjection. A polite, obedient fairy-like creature that was initially intended to go to Alya but falls into Chloé's hands when Ladybug loses her Miraculous. Connected to the Bee Miraculous, the main power she provides is Venom. Her Miraculous is a haircomb, and she helps her owner transform into a bee-themed superhero. She was initially used by Chloé to become Queen Bee, but the latter lost her title and expelled from the team after she betrayed them to Hawk Moth.

In "Queen Banana", she becomes the companion of Zoé Lee, allowing her to transform into Vesperia.

  • Ambiguous Situation: Pollen is inside the Bee Miraculous when Cat Noir uses Cataclysm on it but Ladybug's World-Healing Wave repairs it almost immediately, and it's not made clear whether Pollen was killed and then brought back to life or if she was totally unharmed. Given that it's implied that the Miraculous are merely objects that allow kwami to interact with and empower humans, the latter possibility is more likely.
  • Bad Powers, Good People: While Nooroo's power is meant to be used on people, in the hands of a good-natured individual it's meant to create heroes. Pollen's power, on the other hand, is intentionally debilitating and can only be used on living beings or things that can be considered alive, like sentimonsters. Nonetheless, Pollen remains a force for good.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: Seems both shocked and afraid, not to mention quite hurt by Chloé's Face–Heel Turn in "Heart Hunter".
  • Good Is Not Soft: The only kwami of the core seven whose default power has no use other than as a weapon against living beings. (Even Plagg's Cataclysm can be used on inanimate objects.)
  • Lady of War: Even though she is very polite and proper, referring to Chloé as "my queen", it doesn't detract from the fact that Pollen grants her holder powers that are extremely battle-oriented. The powers Pollen grants are even more battle-oriented than those granted by Plagg.
  • Meaningful Name: Pollen is the flower dust used for their reproduction. It gets on bees after they drink from their nectar, helping to pollinate the flowers.
  • The Paralyzer: She grants the power of subjection, manifesting as Queen Bee's Venom.
  • The Smurfette Principle: She's the only female member of the Five Elements Kwamis.
  • Virtuous Bees: She resembles a bee and creates bee-themed superheroes.

Chinese Zodiac Kwamis



Voiced by: Deneen Melody (EN)

The kwami of multiplication. Connected to the Mouse Miraculous, the main power she provides is Multitude. Her Miraculous is a pendant necklace and she helps Marinette transform into Multimouse.

In "Mega Leech", she becomes the companion of Mylène Haprèle, allowing her to transform into Polymouse.

"Keep singing! We must try to find out where he’s hiding!"

Voiced by: Marc Bretonnière (FR), Lauren Landa (EN), Weronika Łukaszewska (P)

The kwami of the Ox Miraculous. His Miraculous is a nose ring.

  • Determinator: Implied in "Sandboy", as while the kwamis are mostly scared after accidentally contacting Hawk Moth, he remains persistent, and tells them to keep singing so they can know his location.
  • She's a Man in Japan: Female in the English dub, but male in the French dub.

"Wait, wait! I think I’ve got it! It’s a paintbrush!"

Voiced by: Caroline Mozzone (FR), Sandy Fox (EN, second voice), Pedro Reis (BP)

The kwami of exaltation. Connected to the Tiger Miraculous, the special power she provides is Clout, allowing the wearer to turn their emotions into strength. Her Miraculous is a panjas bracelet.

In "Crocoduel", she becomes the companion of Juleka Couffaine, allowing her to transform into Purple Tigress.

  • Entertainingly Wrong: When Tikki presents a marker to the kwamis, Roaar touches the top and assumes it’s a paintbrush when the color runs off on her paw. This gives a good indication that the kwamis have been locked away for a pretty long time.note 
  • Meaningful Name: She's named after her animal's call, a roar.
  • Megaton Punch: She grants the power of exaltation, manifesting as Purple Tigress' Clout.
  • She's a Man in Japan: Roaar has a female VA in the original French dub and officially goes by she/her pronouns, but had a male voice during her debut in the original English dub. Subverted in Season 3 where she has a female voice and keeps it, making her first English appearance a case of Early Installment Weirdness.

"Was it breakfast or dinner? What time will it be yesterday? Is it tomorrow already? When it'll be the day after tomorrow, it will have be yesterday again!"

Voiced by: Laura Préjean (FR), Ryan Bartley (EN), Brygida Turowska (P), Enzo Dannemann (BP)

The kwami of evolution. A hyperactive, motormouth fairy-like creature that will, in the future, come to mentor Alix. Connected to the Rabbit Miraculous, the main power she provides is Burrow. Her Miraculous is a pocket watch, and she will help Alix in the future tranform into Bunnyx.

"Greetings, young lady, and good day to you! Fear not, I'm Longg, the Dragon kwami."

Voiced by: Marie Nonnenmacher (FR), William Salyers (EN)

The kwami of perfection. A formal, disciplined and curteous kwami that mentors Kagami. Connected to the Dragon Miraculous, the main power he provides is elemental shapeshifting. His Miraculous is a beaded choker, and he helps Kagami transform into Ryuko.

  • All There in the Manual: His name was given in this tweet.
  • Comically Missing the Point: Combines with Dramatically Missing the Point; he doesn’t rush giving Kagami instructions on his Miraculous or about Ladybug’s plan, despite being trapped an akuma’s prison and on the clock before Ladybug changes back.
  • Delightful Dragon: Like Pollen, he's very formal and polite.
  • Elemental Shapeshifter: He grants the power of perfection, manifesting as Ryuko's elemental tranformations.
  • Meaningful Name: "Lóng" is Chinese for dragon.
  • Motor Mouth: A very formal motor mouth but a motor mouth nonetheless. Notably, it is this trait that causes Ryuko to not follow the plan, because Longg can't shut up long enough to tell it to her.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: While it's unknown if dragons exist in this universe, a dragon kwami exists, being the only Kwami based on a mythological creature. There's also the Dragon Renling, and if you want to be technical, the Eagle Kwami Liiri is also a reference to the mythical Thunderbird.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Downplayed but Longg is a fan of a sophisticated vocabulary.
  • She's a Man in Japan: Is female in the French dub.

"It is a good thing you are here. Your owners were wise to give you permission to come."

Voiced by: Alexandre Nguyen (FR), Ben Diskin (EN), Miguel Leal (MEX), Alexandre Maguolo (BP)

The kwami of intuition. A wise and calm kwami that mentors Luka. Connected to the Snake Miraculous, the main power he provides is Second Chance. His Miraculous is an ouroboros bracelet, and he helps Adrien and Luka transform into Aspik and Viperion respectively. Later, in tandem with Plagg, he transforms Adrien into Snake Noir.

  • I Am Very British: Sass speaks with an RP accent.
  • "Groundhog Day" Loop: A fairly short one. Sass’ power can only send the user back five minutes, but they can repeat that time as often as they like.
  • The Leader: Seems to be one for the kwamis as a whole, as everyone listens to him and he's the one leading the other kwamis into contacting Nooroo.
  • Save Scumming: His power allows his wielder to redo a critical moment in battle. When used without a holder, Sass can go back to any previously recorded moment, even if it's outside of the previous five minutes.
  • Sssssnake Talk: It's subtle, but Sass elongates his S's into a hiss. It's less subtle in the French dub.
  • Time Crash: Whenever he uses Second Chance without a wielder, time will malfunction at his destination time. Non-magical clocks will go haywire until properly reprogrammed, and pieces of the past will glitch into the present.
  • Time Rewind Mechanic: He provides the power of intuition, manifesting as Viperion's Second Chance.

"Oh, to whom do I have the pleasure of speaking?"

Voiced by: Fanny Bloc (FR), Deneen Melody (EN), Wirley Contaifer and Bia Menezes (BP, season 2 and 3, respectively)

The kwami of teleportation. An aristocratic, elegant and proud fairy-like creature who mentors Max. Connected to the Horse Miraculous, the main power she provides is Voyage. Her Miraculous is a pair of glasses, and she helps Max transform into Pegasus.

  • Glory Seeker: Her preferred criteria for a holder is someone with many famous deeds to their name, although in a pinch she's willing to trust in whoever the Guardian chooses.
  • I Am Very British: The horse kwami has a noticeable English accent, though it's somewhat less posh than Sass's.
  • Insistent Terminology: She is not a horse. She's a steed. When Marinette sends a coded message saying to send a horse, in Kaalki's eyes it makes more sense for her to mean Fluff, the rabbit kwami.
  • Meaningful Name: Kaalki is an avatar of Vishnu in Hindu mythology that rides on a white horse and brings the end of the world.
  • Never My Fault: She takes no responsibility for the damage her direct use of Voyage causes in "Optigami", insisting she only "contributed to the extraordinary."
  • Proper Lady: Her ultra-posh manner of speaking evokes this image. She refers to Adrien as "Mr. Noir".
  • Thinking Up Portals: She grants the power of teleportation, manifesting as Pegasus’s Voyage.
  • Unrealistic Black Hole: A downplayed version. If Kaalki uses her powers without an owner, it will fling anyone/anything who goes through the portal at high velocities to the chosen destination, before sucking in any nearby object to random spots across the galaxy. In "Sole Crusher", she has to use Voyage to get Adrien's help and is rocketed into his window when she arrives. Afterwards her portal sucks Plagg's camembert into space and Adrien's foosball table to a gorilla exhibit at a zoo.


Voiced by: Céline Melloul (FR), Susannah Corrington (EN), Betzabé Jara (MEX)

The kwami of the Goat Miraculous. Her Miraculous is a pair of hair clips.

"I'm no plushie! My name's Xuppu, you nitwit!"

Voiced by: William Coryn (FR), Sarah Weisz (EN), Laura Torres (MEX)

The kwami of derision. A mischievous and cheeky fairy-like creature that mentors Kim. Connected to the Monkey Miraculous, the main power he provides is Uproar. His Miraculous is a circlet, and he helps Kim transform into King Monkey.


Voiced by: Sabrina Weisz (EN)

The kwami of the Rooster Miraculous. Their Miraculous is a thumb ring.

  • Meaningful Name: Their name is derived from "Cocorico", the French equivalent of "Cock-a-Doodle-Doo".
  • Odd Name Out: Orikko is the only kwami whose name is three syllables long rather than one or two. Thomas Astruc highlighting it himself implies there's an important reason behind this.


Voiced by: Jessie Lambotte (FR), Sabrina Glow (EN), Maggie Vera (MEX), Weronika Łukaszewska (P), Luísa Cézar (BP)

The kwami of the Dog Miraculous. Her Miraculous is a collar necklace.

"Oh, what did you bring? What did you bring?"

Voiced by: Tony Marot (FR), Natalie Palamides (EN), Lupita Leal (MEX), Taís Feijó (BP)

The kwami of jubilation. Connected to the Pig Miraculous, the special power he provides is called Gift. His Miraculous is a pearl anklet, and helps Rose transform into Pigella.

  • Cuteness Proximity: He calls Rose adorable at the same time she calls him cute.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Daizzi's power, Gift, does not seem to be as useful as the powers his fellow Kwamis grant. But the ability to encourage positivity and remind someone of their deepest desires can help them resist Hawk Moth's influence and fight off the negative emotions created by his villains and sentimonsters.
  • Gender-Blender Name: Daizzi's name appears to come from the name "Daisy", typically given to women. In the French dub however, Daizzi has a male voice and uses he/him pronouns.
  • Mismatched Eyes: Not so much the eyes specifically but Daizzi has a black blotch around only one of his eyes.
  • Stealth Pun: The Miraculous is a pearl anklet, meaning that Marinette is casting pearls before swine.
  • Your Heart's Desire: A non-villainous example. He grants the power of jubilation, mainfesting as Pigella's Gift. Gift allows the wearer to reveal the target's most heartfelt wish.

Native American Miracle Box

"It's been a long time since we last stretched our wings, Gilbert!"

Voiced by: Cedric L. Williams (EN)

The kwami of freedom. She is contained in the Eagle Miraculous, which was once wielded by the Marquis de Lafayette before being given to George Washington. Her Miraculous is a talon pendant.

  • Eagleland: The eagle is a national symbol in the United States and are also an important animal to various Native American tribes, believed to be the mythical Thunderbird.
  • Forced into Evil: She is briefly captured by Hawk Moth and forced to aid him in his efforts to seize the Ladybug and Cat Miraculouses. Fortunately, Ladybug and Cat Noir rescue her, and she later goes on to become the companion of Jessica, who's fully heroic.
  • Lethal Harmless Powers: Targeting and removing a mental state that holds someone back doesn't seem that powerful, which even Liiri downplays, but it's demonstrated that someone can be made to act completely counter to their normal selves simply by targeting a positive trait that restricts a negative one.
  • Odd Name Out: Whilst Liiri's name follows the double letter rule of kwamis, her concept, freedom, is the first to not have the suffix -ion. Possibly justified since she comes from a different Miracle Box.
  • The Unfettered: She grants the power of freedom, manifesting as Eagle's Liberation. Specifically, she grants freedom from one's mental and emotional restrictions.


    The Renlings

Long Long voiced by: Martial Le Minoux (FR), Christopher Smith (EN)
Xiong Xiong voiced by: Jessie Lambotte (FR), Sabrina Weisz (EN), Renato Rosenberg (BP)
Hou Hou voiced by: Jérémy Prévost (FR), Brook Chalmers (EN)
Tang Tang voiced by: Fily Keita (FR)
She She voiced by: Marie Chevalot (FR), Carrie Keranen (EN)

A race of kwami-like spirits introduced in "The Legend of Lady Dragon", possessed in the Prodigious jewelry piece located in Shanghai. Representing human values, they can transform the user into the animals they represent so long as the user is worthy of their values.

  • Ambiguously Related: They are described as "cousins" to the kwamis. What that means in this context is yet to be revealed.
  • Animal Motifs: The renlings seemingly correspond to the Five Animals that frequently appear in the imagery of Southern styles of martial arts; Tiger, Crane, Leopard, Snake, and Dragon. Alternate sets replace the Leopard and the Dragon with the Monkey and the Mantis, and other animal styles include the Horse and Bear among others.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: By their own description, instead of personifying abstract concepts like kwamis, renlings personify human values like patience, calm and justice.
  • A Dog Named "Dog": All their names translate to their respective species repeated twice - Xiong means bear, Ma means horse and so on. Tang Tang is variation as her name is play on "tang lang", Chinese for mantis.
  • Elemental Motifs: Their five colors (gold, red, orange, black, white) fit the five elements of Wu Xing; wood, fire, earth, water and metal.
  • Invisible to Normals: Unlike the kwamis, who are visible to all once their respective Miraculouses are claimed, the renlings of the Dragon Prodigious are only visible to their wielder.
  • Meaningful Name:
    • Ren can refer to ren, the Confucian virtue of being humanely good, or altruistic.
    • Ren can also mean "people" (like how Chinese people call themselves Huaren in their own language).
    • Ling can refer to ling, the concept of sacredness in Chinese religion, such as the balance between yin and yang — in other words, the balance between opposites.
    • Ling can also mean "other", "another", and "separate".
  • Panda-ing to the Audience: Averted. Surprisingly, despite the panda bear being the national animal of China and Xiong Xiong being the bear renling, his appearance is not modeled on the panda. Presumably, this was to avoid complaints of being too similar to Kung Fu Panda, which also uses the Five Animals theme and has a panda bear in the extended roster.
  • Super-Deformed: The renlings also resemble animals except, instead of the loosely similar featureless limbed appearance that the kwamis have, they are all fun-sized versions that retain features like noses and digits.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Just like the kwamis, they are small, immortal sprite-like beings that are used as a power-source for a Magical Accessory to grants humans superpowers. Unlike the kwamis however, they are all used to power only one piece of jewelry; the Prodigious.

    Mei Shi 

Akumatized forms: YanLuoShi

Voiced by: Nicolas Justamon (FR), Mark Chen (EN), Gutemberg Barros (BP)

The guardian of the Prodigious in the Dragon Cave, testing those who wish to wield it. Though neither a kwami or a renling, and instead a different kind of spirit, he highly resembles one and protects the Prodigious.

  • Blue Is Heroic: Blue is one of his main colors, and when he's Akumatized into YanLuoShi, his blue parts are replaced with red.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Black is one of his main colors, but he's a protector.
  • Heroic Neutral: He does nothing while Ladybug, Cat Noir, and Renren fight Hawk Moth and King Cash, as he is only meant to ensure the Prodigious isn't being misused and both parties using it are too occupied with fighting each other to prove themselves to him.
  • King of Beasts: He is a lion spirit and appears to be the highest on the Prodigious' hierarchy - while the dragon form is locked away from a prospective Prodigious user until they can prove themselves worthy of all of the virtues to transform into it, he's the one who personally judges the user and reveals that he will also be aiding them after they prove themselves worthy of the Prodigious.
  • Meaningful Name: In Chinese, mei can mean "dark, to conceal" and shi means "lion". Most likely, Mei Shi's directly translated name would be "dark lion", befitting his color scheme and being based on the Chinese guardian dog, as well as guarding the secret of the Prodigious.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: After being deakumatized by Renren and Ladybug, he's horrified by the destruction he's caused throughout Shanghai. Fortunately, Ladybug's Lucky Charm undoes it a second later.
  • Mythical Motifs:
    • He is based on the Shishi, also known as the Chinese guardian lions, statues believed to guard buildings and tombs.
    • He is also based on the Buddhist interpretation of Yama, the god of death, the underworld, and justice. He may even be Yama himself, as he calls himself "the infernal sovereign Yama".
  • Sleep-Mode Size: As a guardian, he's twice as tall as a man and powerfully built. Once the Prodigious has been claimed, he shrinks into a kwami-like being that lives inside the jade bracelet owned by the holder of the Prodigious.


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