My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, and the whole "G4" universe, for that matter, has a wide array of colorful, memorable characters. Loads and Loads of Characters. So many characters, we hardly know what to do with them all! So we've separated them by Cast Herd. Heh...
For classic G1 through G3.5 characters, go to Characters.My Little Pony.
- The Mane Cast
- The Cutie Mark Crusaders – Apple Bloom, Scootaloo, Sweetie Belle.
- The Princesses – Princesses Celestia, Luna, Cadance, Flurry Heart.
- Antagonists – Big Bads, Monster of the Weeks, jerks, and bullies.
- Mane Family Members – The Mane Cast's family and relatives.note
- Supporting Cast, Ponyville – Recurring minor characters from Ponyville.note
- Supporting Cast, Other Locations – Recurring minor characters from elsewhere.note
- Animal Companions – Loyal Animal Companions.note
- Historical Figures – Important figures from Equestria's history. note
- School of Friendship – Students from the Ponyville School of Friendship.note
- Races – The races of Equestria and the wider worldnote
- One-Shots – Plot-relevant One-Shot Characters.note
- Other Characters – Ancestors, in-universe fictional characters, false identities, and Companion Cubes.note
- Background Ponies – Recurring Extras, Bit Characters, Living Props, Creator Cameos, and Spear Carriers.
- The 2017 Movienote
Outside the Show
- Expanded Universe — Canon Foreigners appearing in EU material such as the IDW comics and storybooks.
- Toyline Exclusive — Toyline God-Created Canon Foreigners.
- Miscellaneous — Characters who appear in non-toyline merch, web games, social pages, and other non-canonical official sources.