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, as well as G4.5 characters, go to My Little Pony.
- The Mane Cast
- The Cutie Mark Crusaders Sweetie Belle, Apple Bloom, Scootaloo.
- The Princesses Princesses Celestia, Luna, Cadance, Flurry Heart.
- Mane Family Members The Mane Cast's family and relatives.note
- School of Friendship Students from the Ponyville School of Friendship.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
- Major Villains note
- Dangerous Creatures note
- Jerks and Bullies note
- Redeemed Antagonists note
The World of Equestria
- Races The races of Equestria and the wider worldnote
- Historical Figures Important figures from Equestria's history. note
- The 2017 Movienote
- 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.
- 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.