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  • The Alcoholic: Applejack and Twilight.
  • Butt-Monkey: They are all this, at one time or another.
  • Dysfunction Junction: A miserable and abused alcoholic magic student, her exploited slave/little brother, a reasonable ( if alcoholic) farmer who is treated like an idiot because of her species, a racist self serving fashionista, a timid and socially incompatible animal caretaker, a naive mare child with serious insecurity problems, and a highly violent, unstable, and paranoid baker.
  • Fantastic Racism: Twilight and Rarity constantly make racist remarks at the other ponies.
  • Jerkass: Most notably Pinkie Pie, Rarity, and to a slightly lesser extent Twilight.
  • Nice Girl/ Nice Guy: All things considered, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, and Spike seem friendly enough.
  • Rag Tag Bunch Of Misfits: An alcoholic miserable magic student, a psychotic pastry chief, a popularity crazed seamstress, a friendly alcoholic apple farmer, a socially incompatible wannabe animal caretaker, and an athlete with the mind of a child.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Basically, the Mane Six's entire friendship is this.

     Twilight Sparkle
“I’d tell you to look out for anything crazy happening, but in this town... it just seems like a waste of time."

Celestia's poor tortured student and the main character, Twilight used to live in content misery, until she was sent to Ponyville to make friends, only to meet what she considers a bunch of crazy idiotic jerks and getting roped into their gang. As a child, Twilight was taken in by Celestia to be her new student, where she was severely traumatized by the sun goddess' "teaching methods". This possibly led to her becoming a miserable, alcoholic Jerkass, who lives in constant fear of her teacher. She is shown to have a tough time getting along with others, often acting mean and condescending to her "friends", with Spike and Applejack being the only ones she shows genuine affection to. But even then, not much. Still, she's willing to help others-albeit reluctantly-if she thinks she can. She does seem to have a mutual, if heavily strained and not often shown love for her assistant and oldest friend, Spike. Even though they're at each other's throats most of the time and she can be unfair to him, they do admit to caring for each other. Despite being mean and not thinking highly of others, she has shown a desire to not fall as far as Celestia herself has, even stopping herself and trying to cheer up Apple Bloom, when she realizes she'd crossed the line and become just as petty and mean spirited as her old teacher.

  • Abusive Parent: arguably to Spike, as he is presumably still of under-age, but is treated like a slave half the time.
  • The Alcoholic: She is shown to be this on occasions, largely due to Celestia's influence.
  • Anti-Hero: Unlike most characters, she actually tries to do something to the benefit of society, if she feels she can. Though, her methods of doing so, are highly questionable. Including but not limited to, trying to get Rainbow Dash to perform a Kamikaze attack on the dragon and killing three diamond dogs with a boulder and magical blast, instead of trying to use diplomacy.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Platonic example: though they're at each other's throats most of the time, it's been shown that Twilight and Spike really do care about each other, deep deep down anyway.
  • Bad Boss: Again, to Spike, as she makes him do most of more tedious work and brushes off attempts to complain.
  • Broken Bird: Implied to be this, due to Celestia’s “teachings”, as she requires whiskey and paint thinner to help live with the memories of what Celestia did. A flash back in parasprite episode, actually showed her just as happy and eager to study magic as Cannon!Twilight, implying she may have turned out more like her cannon counterpart, if not for Celestia's influence.
  • Butt-Monkey: She was and still is constantly tormented by Celestia's "teachings" and has deal with a lot of weirdness in Ponyville.
  • Character Development: Lampshaded in episode 22, when Spike points out she is a lot calmer now. Too bad this is before the Cosmic Retcon.
  • Cool and Unusual Punishment: She punishes Starlight Glimmer with six lifetime sentences, as a new friend to the Elements of Harmony.
    Starlight: (dumbfounded) "When you say it like that, it almost sounds like a punishment."
    Twilight: (deadpanned) "Wednesday is Monopoly night. Bring some Scotch and trash-bag."
  • Crazy-Prepared: During Rainbow Dash Present: The Haunting Nightmare, she reveals early on, that she has made plans for Spike to enact, when the very situation they are in happens.
  • The Cynic:
    Twilight (to Applebloom): "Look kid. Someday you’re probably going to go to college. And then you'll get a really soft major and it will all be a huge waste of everyone's time and money, but it'll make you feel really important."
  • Dragged Off to Hell: Thrackerzod apparently took her to "The Point where all points converge".
  • The Dragon: Possibly to Celestia, as she often has to do her grunt work.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: To help forget about her horrible upbringing.
  • The Eeyore: Not exactly optimistic about her life, the world, or basically anything else.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: She only serves Celestia out of fear and has been shown to be both horrified and disgusted by the mere thought of becoming like her teacher.
    • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: It's revealed during the 'Star In Yellow' marathon that she puts up a facade of liking Celestia because she fears Celestia revenging herself on Twilight's family, whom she genuinely loves.
  • Fantastic Racism: She doesn't have a high opinion of non-unicorns. Not that she doesn't hate unicorns like Rarity. Ultimately subverted. Twilight hates everyone around except herself (and possibly Spike), but she isn't a big fan of herself either.
  • Freudian Excuse: With how Celestia raised her, it's not really hard to understand how she became such a jerk.
  • Hilariously Abusive Childhood: Putting it lightly, Celestia wasn't the kindest mentor.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: Her general attitude.
  • It's All About Me: She can often be selfish. Subverted, when Spike becomes suspicious of the fact, that things always seem to center around her and her family, but she tries to blow it off.
  • Kick the Dog: Any of Twilight's interactions with Fluttershy.
  • Jerkass: She's a cynical, condescending, selfish, mean-spirited, racist that's disrespectful to everyone around her
  • Jerk Ass Has A Point: She may be a miserable unrepentant jerk, but she usually isn't wrong.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She is definitely a jerk, but she does have the occasional redeeming moment. And if nothing, she is not as evil as Celestia or Pinkie, or as much a Jerkass as Rarity is. Best demonstrated when she hurt Apple Bloom’s feelings and gloated in her face, while the poor thing looked like she was about to cry. Only for Twilight to apologize and try to comfort her, after she realized she was being as harsh as Celestia.
  • Morality Pet: Constant bickering aside, Spike may arguably be her only true friend.
  • Never My Fault: She constantly blames her own failures on others, usually Spike.
  • Noble Bigot: Despite many racist remarks to non unicorns, she's doesn't seem to resent the others, just because of their race... the key worlds being "just because".
  • Not So Different: Spike briefly makes the accusation that she might not be as far above the rest of Ponyville as she may think. She doesn’t deny it.
  • Oh, Crap!: Whenever Celestia's near.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: She and Spike discuss what her life would be like, if she just did this.
  • Only Sane Man: She is among the very few ponies, who show genuine concern towards the craziness of their world.
  • Pet the Dog:
    • Admitting that she does actually appreciate what Spike does for her.
    • She actually showed genuine sympathy for Fluttershy, after her terrible modeling career.
  • Physical God: It is hinted that she may become one, after she turns into an Alicorn.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!:
    • Does this in Rainbow Dash Presents: A Beautiful Day in Equestria, after finding out it's basically her having random romantic moments with random characters.
    • She also says she is going to do this if their plan in Dragonshy goes south. Outright telling the town folks that she doesn't care about any of them, no less.
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: Does this to Starlight Glimmer, when the latter tries to give Twilight her Freudian Excuse, before trying to offer Twilight friendship.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Red to Spike's blue.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: While still a bigoted jerk, she gets increasingly more Pet the Dog moments as the series goes on. In Episode 22, Spike even mentions that she's mellowed out, which she chalks up to feeling less stress.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Spike and the rest of the Mane Six.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Played for Laughs in "Alicon Day", where she threatens a store clerk for trying to close the book store.
    Twilight: Keep The book store OPEN!!!! You keep the book store open! Or, I will summon The King in Yellow in your ear!!!
  • With Friends Like These...: Twilight's view of her "friends" is not that great.

     Spike The Dragon
"Powerful dragon, slave to a horse. Sounds strange to me."

Twilight's snarky, reluctant assistant and possibly oldest friend. Spike is a young dragon with an Irish-Scottish accent, who often complains about his stock in life as Twilight's assistant, sometimes even going as far as calling himself her "slave". Despite this, he still remains loyal to her, even going as far as admitting that he worries about her sometimes, and is likely the closest thing she has to a healthy relationship. It has also been shown that they are capable of making small talk and do have some degree of respect towards each other.

  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Platonic example: though they're at each other's throats most of the time, it's been shown that Twilight and Spike really do care about each other.
  • Beleaguered Assistant: He's not exactly happy with Twilight's work ethic.
  • Butt-Monkey: He works for Twilight. Enough said.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Around Twilight.
  • Foreshadowing: He briefly mentions Twilight becoming a princess.
  • Hyper Competent Side Kick: To Twilight.
  • Morality Pet: He sort of serves as one for Twilight. It doesn't really do much.
  • Not So Above It All: He's definitely one of the saner members of the cast, but he doesn't have a problem with violence, as shown in Appleloosa, when has says it would have been easier if the buffalo just slaughtered the ponies on the train and doesn't seem to care if Chief Thunderhooves sentences Rainbow and Pinkie to death.
  • Only Sane Man: He comes off as way more adjusted than Twilight, and notices how strange it is that she and her family seem to be the center of everything.
  • Parental Substitute: His dialogue in episode 22, implies that Twilight's family took him in till Twilight was at age.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Suggest the Buffalo just kill everypony and get it over with.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue to Twilight's red.
  • Scotireland: Speaks with this.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: After being knocked over by Twilight, in RDP: Spiderses, he silently walks off for the episode.
  • Undying Loyalty: Subverted. When asked by Twilight if snitched on her, while under interrogation, Spike not only admits to confessing, but also confessing to stuff she didn't do and saying that she worked for someone she doesn't. Though considering his usual treatment, this may have been just to get back at her.
    • That said, he has stayed by her side, to the point of ironically being as close, if not closer as her other friends.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Twilight.

Little lady, I don't know if I should be disappointed or impressed with your behavior. One thing's for certain though. You're fired.

She is by far, the closest to her canon counterpart (as shown during the reprise of the theme song, where she is the only one to say her original line) and one of the sanest members of the cast. Applejack is the loving older sister and possibly mother to Apple Bloom. She is normally a kind and friendly mare, but she can be pushed too far, especially by Rarity.

  • The Alcoholic: She drank an entire field's worth of Apple Liquor.
  • Berserk Button: Don't mess with Apple Bloom and don't make racial comments about her.
  • Brother–Sister Incest: With Big Mac. Though her dialogue implies that they broke things off at some point, possibly because she-as her dialogue also implies-he might be gay... Though not before they conceived Apple Bloom.
  • Butt-Monkey: Is constantly treated as naive hick, despite being one of the more intelligent and sane ponies.
  • Cool Big Sis: To Apple Bloom.
  • The Dog Bites Back: After hearing enough of Rarity's remarks in The Haunting, she eventually punches her out.
  • Fantastic Racism: Constantly on the receiving end of this.
  • Good Parents: Surprisingly, she's actually still is a good-relatively speaking-parental figure for Apple Bloom.
  • Mama Bear: To Apple Bloom, as shown when she threatens to strangle her friends for putting Apple Bloom in danger/hurting her feelings.
  • Only Sane Man: By far the most rational of the Mane Six, plus closest to her canon counterpart.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Red to Big Mac's blue.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Basically, the Mane Six's entire friendship is this.

     Rainbow Dash
"One time I was watching my cousin's kid. And they asked to have ice cream for dinner, and I thought, I had never tried that before, what a great idea. Then I got a little hyper and tried jumping off the counter, but wound up breaking both my wings and all four of my legs. And the kids started throwing up and when I woke up, I was in the hospital and I wasn't allowed to watch my cousin's kids anymore."

The fastest ditz in Equestria and the host of Rainbow Dash Presents, Rainbow is a dim witted and energetic pegasus. Despite being a confident weather pony and athlete, she is shown to be very lazy. Often sleeping on the job and goofing around. She also has trouble controlling her train of thought, often going on long tangents about whatever comes to her mind. Rainbow is also shown to be, very insecure and has a strong desire to always be at the center of attention. But on the other hand, she is by far one of the nicest residents of Ponyville and the only one that can be called close friends with Fluttershy.

  • Adaptational Heroism: In the original Rainbow Factory story, she was the president of the Rainbow Factory that took sadistic pleasure on grinding foals into rainbows. In her Rainbow Dash Presents story, she was completely mortified about what she has to do and tries everything to stop it from happening.
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: Her mind often wonders off to different subjects. Especially in Rainbow Dash Presents, where this trait can lead to the entire story being changed.
  • Attention Whore: She has tendency to change the subject to herself, in any given conversation.
  • Author Avatar: Used as this, in the Let's Plays.
  • Author Tract: Will often go on long tangents, about whatever. This is best shown in the Rainbow Dash Presents spin-off, where entire stories are changed by her lack of focus.
  • Bad Ass Boast: In the Fallout Let's Plays, after going though several TraumaCongaLines, countless raiders, every monster from laser wielding skeleton astronauts to Cazdors , The Siera Madre and Old World Blues arcs, and losing three companions, Rainbow makes it clear that the Vangraffs, should not have tried to kill her newest companion or think they could take her on.
  • Butt-Monkey: Constantly hurts herself and is treated like a child by her friends. (To be fair, she really doesn't do anything to prove she isn't.)
  • Cool Big Sis: Something like that in RDP: Bubbles.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: She's still the fastest flyer in Equestria.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Does not seem to be on the brain wave as the others. This includes mistaken Pinkie's plan to kill her, as coming on to her, wanting to use wear a gorilla costume for no reason, and only complaining about not getting to change her name, after Twilight sends her on a suicide mission.
    • In Rainbow Dash Presents, this trait can lead to entire stories being changed.
    • In the Fallout Let's Plays, she often goes on tangents wondering how the societies of The Mojave Wasteland work... Including raiders and Ghost People "societies".
    Rainbow Dash (Queen Latifa): I wonder if raiders teach their children their culture of hiding behind billboards and firing wildly into the air, whenever someone walks by.
  • Ditzy Genius: If Greg's Let's Ramble Over Fallout New Vegas and "Pony" Fantasy 6 Let's Plays are anything to go by, as she constantly points out Fridge Logic, note  Fridge Horror, note  Artistic License(es),note  Uncanny Valley moments, Suicidal Over Confidence, note  and just poor/irresponsible/suicidal decisions made by non-player characters and various factionsnote , as well as speculating on more practical, if sometimes eccentric alternatives.
  • Double Entendre: Often does this.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: In the Let'sPlays, after Lilly, her companion and main defense for the majority of the game dies. The leads to her stumbling into a certain research area...
  • Hard Work Hardly Works: She can clear the skies just as fast as her canon counterpart, but since she gets paid by the hour, she couldn't make ends meet if she actually tried at work.
    Rainbow: One day someone told me to just stop doing that and now I make enough to put onions in the soup.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Was willing to go along with Twilight's plan, despite it involving her going on a suicide mission.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: A recurring fear of hers in the later Fallout Lets Plays, we she wonders if this might be how you start, before becoming a "billboard raider".
  • Idiot Houdini: She never gets into trouble no matter what stupid things she does, which includes making an ass of herself in front of Celestia. Twilight's of the opinion that she's so dumb, she wouldn't know what she did wrong if you punished her.
  • Ignorance Is Bliss: Rainbow is by far the least intelligent of the Mane Six, but she's also easily the happiest.
  • Interspecies Romance: With the Jokermort, in RDP: My Little Dashie.
  • It's All About Me: Tries to center everything around her. Especially shown in Rainbow Dash Presents.
  • Lazy Bum: Makes no attempt to hide the fact that she's constantly slacking off at work, despite being completely capable of doing her job.
  • Manchild: She often acts very childish and doesn't seem to comprehend adult situations. Ironically, this quality makes her one of the nicer and more adjusted members of the cast.
  • Motor Mouth: She can go on LONG tangents that have nothing to do with anything.
  • Nice Girl: Ties with Applejack as the friendliest of the mane six.
  • Parental Issues: Rainbow Dash Presents, reveals she not only has a very estranged relationship with both her parents, but is continuing to take college money from them, long after dropping out.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: As the supervisor of the Rainbow Factory. She was horrified when she realized her job entailed killing kids and signed up for it because she needed the health care benefits.
  • The Klutz: Hurts herself a lot. To the point that the insurance company sends an agent to inspect her for fraud. This is also why she can't baby sit.
  • Self-Insert Fic: During "Bubbles", the first Rainbow Dash Presents episode, she slowly turns the story into this, after realizing her and filly!Derpy Are Not So Different, until it becomes clear that she is no longer telling someone else is story.
  • Spin-Off: The host of the Rainbow Dash Presents.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In the Let's Ramble Over Fallout videos, she goes from just a scared and helpless player, who instantly panics at the first sign of trouble, to just hocking mines and explosives if she can not sneak past/hide from an enemy, to actually wanting to hurt enemies, after a particularly bad Break the Cutie moment, and near the end of the game, she could curbstomp, pretty much anything.
  • Took a Level in Cynic: After Rex and Veronica die in the Fallout let's play, she becomes more open to violence and other vices.
  • Unreliable Narrator: The whole point of her spin off is her going on tangents while reading fanfiction, before ending up in whatever weird place her mind takes us.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Subverted in the RDP: Rainbow Factory (Under Captain Hook the Biker Gorilla). This version of Rainbow is horrified to learn that the supervisor job she just got means she has to kill children, and goes out of her way to get out of having to go through with it.

“I’ve been thinking that I might have been mono-dimensional. Maybe I didn't sleep with enough types of boys. And maybe even a few girls."

Rarity is an arrogant and racist unicorn, as well, as the town's resident seamstress. Rarity can often be heard making snide remarks about other ponies, throwing fits over minor things, and talking about her sex life.

  • Adaptational Jerkass: In the original series, she's portrayed to be a bit strict but nevertheless, a very generous pony. Here, she's a racist mare who doesn't seem to care about anyone but herself.
  • Adults Are Useless: Fails to see that her little sister is most likely possessed by a demon or born as an avatar for a shadow creature, despite it being obvious.
  • Dirty Coward: RDP: The Haunting Nightmare, she shows she is actually willing to get another pony killed just to save herself.
  • Fantastic Racism: She looks down on non-unicorns.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: She occasionally implies she is not happy with her life and wants to be adored and loved.
  • Insult Backfire: When arguing with Applejack.
  • Jerkass: She's probably the most racist character in the cast (outside Pinkie).
  • Kick the Dog: Most of her interaction with Applejack could count.
  • Pet the Dog:
    • She was genuinely worried about Sweetie's social life and despite her racism, didn't seem to mind her sister being friends with other races.
    • She also at least tries to be civil with Fluttershy.
  • Really Gets Around: She's hasn't kept a single boyfriend for more than a couple weeks and it's constantly referenced how much she gets laid.
  • Unwanted Assistance: her reaction to the others' attempts at cheering her up.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Basically, the Mane Six's entire friendship is this.
  • With Friends Like These...: She doesn’t see her “friends” in a good light. She even outright tells Applejack that she hates her.

     Pinkie Pie
"Pinkie has enemies in high places!"

The hyperactive and psychotic pastry chef, Pinkie is a very dangerous and unpredictable force plaguing Ponyville.

  • Abhorrent Admirer: She has an interest in Twilight that goes beyond platonic.
  • Adaptational Villainy: In the original show, she was a kindhearted pony, who just wanted make others happy (even if her enthusiasm and occasional social blindness can cause those efforts to backfire). In here, she's a psychotic domestic terrorist, who lacks any sense of morality and often hurts ponies for what seems like just out of sheer malice.
  • Alas, Poor Villain: Despite being a Ax-Crazy Psychopath, she did nothing to justify the Equestrian Health Care Systems treatment of her in "Bitter Sweet".
  • Ax-Crazy: She's shown to be very dangerous and unstable, once even poisoning the entire town for no given reason whatsoever. And another time, she sabotaged Rainbow Dash and Gilda's relationship (including hurting Gilda) just because she had a crush on the griffon.
  • Blood Knight: As Kaybe The Skyrim Dragon Boxer, in her Skyrim Let's Plays.
  • Blue-and-Orange Morality: It's somewhat implied that she doesn't know how to solve problems non-violently.
  • Butt-Monkey: Was finally hit by this, after being a Karma Houdini for most of the series, in RDP: Bitter Sweet, where she is diagnosed with diabetes and is not only unable to afford the insulin, but when the doctor and pharmacist cut her a deal, it turns out to be a lie to get her to leave. And after she is Driven to Suicide to guilt trip the Equestrian Health System, not only is there no evidence that any of them actually care, but the only one of her "friend" genuinely misses her.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: Her mind seems to go straight to violence, no matter the situation.
  • Combat Pragmatist: In the Skyrim let's plays, she mostly prefers hand to hand combat and offensive magic, but is not afraid to jump up somewhere no one can get her and fire spell, lour enemies into passing guards, or just run when she has bit off more than she can chew.
  • Comedic Sociopath: She made Rarity cry, then framed Fluttershy for no real reason.
  • Driven to Suicide: In Bittersweet, she tries to speed up her diabetes, just to spite the government.
  • Evil Laugh: She wickedly cackles all the time.
  • Fantastic Racism: She hates non-earth ponies.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Though they tolerated her company, non of them ever make it clear why. Lamp Shaded by Applejack:
    Applejack: Adult friends are different. We a have something to offer; I can go drinking with Twilight, Rainbow Dash can help me with the weather, and the others just tag along.
    Apple Bloom: What about Pinkie Pie?
    Applejack: I can not explain Pinkie Pie.
  • For the Evulz: How many of her crimes seem to be.
  • Jerkass: Only topped by Celestia.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: Is the only member of the entire Mane Six not to be given any redeeming qualities. And that's really saying something.
  • Lack of Empathy: She is yet, to show anything resembling regard to others' lives.
  • Large Ham: She speaks in third person with an over the top accent.
  • La Résistance: It's implied that she's a revolutionary of some kind. Of what is anyone's guess.
  • Laughably Evil: She'd be a scary character if she wasn't so downright hilarious.
  • Manipulative Bastard: So far, she has taken advantage of Applejack's drunkenness to poison Ponyville, tricked Apple Bloom into helping her create drug laced cupcakes, and tried to manipulate Rarity into falling down the stairs.
  • Ms. Vice Girl: Is heavily implied to take part in illegal activities and is likely a domestic terrorist.
  • Nightmare Fuel Station Attendant: Can be pretty creepy.
  • Only Sane Mare: Even she can play this trope, while around Rainbow Dash and the NPC's of Skyrim.
  • Phony Psychic: Could go either way for her.
  • Professional Killer: Chooses to be one, in her Skyrim Let's Play.
  • Properly Paranoid: Not quiet enough, as Celestia was counting on ponies being paranoid of her.
  • Psycho Lesbian: Is confirmed to be this.
  • Rage Against the Author: During one of Greg's Let's Plays, she tries to give him a What the Hell, Hero?, for allowing them to fall into obscurity, after their show being taken down, which she sees as abandoning them. Apparently not caring that her creator was Screwed by the Lawyers.
  • Sanity Slippage: At the end of -17.. not that she was exactly sane to begin with.
  • The Sociopath: Poisoned the town for no reason, torments Fluttershy For the Evulz, and doesn't care whether or not she hurts anypony.
  • Third-Person Person: Always refers to herself as Pinkie.
  • Token Evil Teammate: By far, the most evil character in the group. She's arguably only topped by Celestia.
  • Verbal Tic: "Yes!"
  • What the Hell Is That Accent?: It sounds vaguely Russian.
  • With Friends Like These...: The rest of the central cast are mostly argumentative towards each other. Pinkie, however, is actively violent, murderous, manipulative, and at times maliciously lustful towards them.

"I'm sorry...."

A shy and timid Pegasus, Fluttershy often has trouble being heard among others, no matter how hard she tries. Often ignored or flat out told to shut up.

  • Apologises a Lot: Has a tendency to apologize, when her friends react negatively or positively to something she says.
  • Blessed with Suck: She's cursed with the ability to read minds, which the others see as Cursed With Awesome, compared to their curses. But as Fluttershy mentions, now she has to listen to her friends' thoughts.
  • Butt-Monkey: She actually tries to be more social, but it never works out. It doesn't help that, with the exception of Rainbow Dash and Applejack, all her friends treat her like crap.
  • The Cameo: Look closely at the spider Spike eats in Spiderses.
  • Catchphrase: "I'm sorry..."
  • The Chew Toy: Twilight treats her as nothing more than a annoying pest, whether she does anything annoying or not, and has no idea who she is, despite being in the same circle and team. And Pinkie, just torments her for For the Evulz.
  • Cowardly Lion: She is so timid, she can not even speak for herself, when with the fiends that don't treat her like dirt.
  • Demoted to Extra: She contributes the least out of the Mane Six. Even in episodes where she played a major role, like Dragonshy, she doesn't get to do anything of importance. Taken even further, when Celestia punishes her. She hasn't even appeared since.
  • The Dog Bites Back: While under the drugs and stress of her modelling job, Fluttershy finally tells Twilight off, outright saying she hates her no less.
    • She also has a similar rant towards the whole cast, while intoxicated in the after math of The Grand Galloping Gala.
  • Extreme Doormat: She makes canon Fluttershy from the beginning of Putting Your Hoof Down look like Fluttershy in the middle of said episode.
  • Flat Character: Rarity accuses her of being mono-dimensional, and fears the same thing happening to her.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: No one in the Mane Six (with the exception of Rainbow and possibly Applejack) likes or respects her, they frequently blame her for their own-screw-ups, and that's when they even remember if she exists.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Well.. She tries to be.
  • Ship Tease: Greg is thinking about shipping her with Hastur. See below.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: At least a couple of the negative episodes, end with her marginally better off, than she was in the originals. Like not having to pay back all the money, she was given, was spent on her, and setting up the pageant.
  • True Companions: Starting to question if she is one.
  • Parental Issues: Big time.
  • Phrase Catcher: "Shut up, Fluttershy."
  • Put on a Bus: Stealing Celestia's bird gets her banished to the depths of the Everfree, and then locked in prison.
  • Shrinking Violet: Like her cannon counterpart, she has a tendency to quietly stand around, because shes not good at communicating with her friends.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Twilight gives her one, after she stole the princess's phoenix because she wanted to help it, since her love is great for healing animals.
    Twilight: You think the god princess of Equestria, doesn't have her own bird handler?!
    Fluttershy: But can he give him as much love..
    Twilight: He freaking loves that bird! I know him, because baby dragons like to eat Phoenix eggs. What's you Cutie Mark?
    Fluttershy: Butterflies..
    Twilight: Well his is a phoenix! And his name is Phoenix!

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