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"But I'm not like you. I'm not an outcast. I'm not an orphan or a street rat or some crazy girl who's lost her way."
Played By: Rose Reynolds, Elle Mc Kinnon (child)
Centric Episodes: "The Girl in the Tower", "The Guardian"

One of Weaver's street informants. In reality, she has traveled many realms. She is also Wish!Hook and Gothel's daughter.

  • Adaptational Sexuality: Mentions an ex-girlfriend who used to work for Victoria. The previous version of Alice portrayed had a male love interest.
    • It is later revealed that she was in a relationship with Robin, Zelena and Robin Hood’s daughter, in the past, and that relationship is re-kindled in the present.
  • All-Loving Hero: She sympathizes with her mother even after all she's done (especially to her) and promises her that she won't fall down the same dark path she did.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Just ask Gothel.
  • Brought Down to Normal: When, at Wish!Rumple's request, Wish!Henry wipes out the powers of the Guardian, she loses her Guardianship, although the next episode shows that she still has her half-tree nymph creation magic as she was able to conjure Maui's hook.
  • The Cassandra: She ultimately becomes this in "Knightfall", as nobody believes her about Gothel. She gets better in the next episode.
  • Chess Motif: Wish!Hook carried a Black Rook representing her.
  • The Chosen One: It turns out that she is another Guardian and she was the one who ultimately stopped her mother Gothel.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: When she's off her meds, she isn't exactly operating on normal logic. Turns out that the meds suppress her memories of the Enchanted Forest.
  • Dating What Daddy Hates: Mommy in this case, as her father wholeheartedly approves. While it's never explicitly addressed, given that Robin is all at once human, a witch who gave up her magic, and the kid who screwed up the plan to resurrect Madame Leota, it's safe to say that Gothel likely hates that Alice fell for her.
  • Dead Guy Junior: Wish!Hook named her after his deceased mother.
  • Face–Heel Turn: She is coerced into joining the Coven of the Eight and becomes an evil witch. However, she's clearly under some sort of influence from the magic and quickly reforms once it is broken.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: In "Flower Child", it is revealed that Mother Gothel is a tree nymph and the current Mother Nature, thus making Alice half-human (possibly explaining her powerful magical potential).
  • Heroic Bastard: Due to being a Child by Rape. Ironically, she shares both of these traits with her Love Interest.
  • Hidden Depths: In "The Girl in the Tower", it's revealed that she posesses magic like her mother.
  • Morality Pet: She became this to Wish!Hook after her birth, as he willingly gave up his revenge in order to be with her.
  • Nice Girl: Despite comming off as delusional and weird, she is really this.
  • Official Couple: With Robin/Margot in both their pre-curse and post-curse identities. Alice even said that, before the curse hit, they would "always know each other even if they don't."
  • Once Done, Never Forgotten: She expresses annoyance that people only know about her trip to Wonderland.
  • Parental Abandonment: Was abandoned at birth by her mother, Gothel who left her for dead so she could escape Rapunzel's tower that was enchanted by blood magic. Fortunately, her father rose to the task of looking after her. Unfortunately, thanks to him getting his heart poisoned by Gothel so that he couldn't be around her without dying, she ends up being abandoned again as a young girl.
  • Straight Gay: Though possibly bisexual, she's at least shown to have no stereotypically Butch Lesbian traits in her relationship with Robin.
  • Street Urchin: Her curse persona Tilly ended up as an orphan after her father was supposedly killed by the Coven of the Eight and her mother left her and spend her years one the streets living inside a modified shipping container and stealing food, hocking stolen items, and acting as a police informant to get by. Fortunately she ends up leaving this life behind once she moves in with Rogers who makes sure to get her a job.
  • Talkative Loon: When she's off her meds.
  • The Other Darrin: In-universe, as an alternate version from the Alice previously played by Sophie Lowe in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.
  • Witch Species: Much like Emma, Zelena, Elsa and Ingrid, Alice was born with a natural affinity for the mystic arts, conjuring a troll to free her from the tower, and is a candidate to be the Guardian. It is implied that this is because her mother - Mother Gothel - is a tree nymph, a magical being partially responsible for her home realm’s magic.

     Drizella Tremaine/Ivy Belfrey
"Henry, apples don't fall too far from the family tree and, like my mother, I have done some horrible things and, like her, I need to fix them."
Played By: Adelaide Kane, Anna Cathcart (teen), Lula Mae Melenchuk (child)
Centric Episodes: "Wake Up Call", "Sisterhood"

Cinderella's evil stepsister, who has her own story.

  • Adaptational Attractiveness: Being played by the gorgeous Adelaide Kane means she's about as far from an "ugly" stepsister as one can get; similar to the stepsisters in the 2015 live-action film, her ugliness is on the inside, at least at first.
  • Adaptational Badass: This version of Drizella is, in fact, a magical prodigy unheard of since Zelena's days at full power.
  • Adaptational Heroism: She ultimately fulfills this trope after making a Heel–Face Turn and restoring her bond with Anastasia.
  • Adaptational Villainy: This incarnaration of Drizella is perfectly willing to stomp on anyone who gets in her way of revenge. Subverted as she makes a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Anastasia has called her "Drizzy" two times on-screen.
  • Anti-Villain: One of the most sympathetic villains on the show, who is only evil due to her mother's emotional abuse and her goal is to get some justified revenge on her.
  • Arch-Enemy: To her own mother more than anyone else, though Regina may also count, considering their present-day enemy relationship. Following her mother's sacrifice, she is this to Gothel.
  • The Atoner: She becomes this in "Knightfall", wanting to atone for her past crimes and make up with Anastasia. In "The Girl in the Tower", she tells Henry that if she had a list of people she had to apologize to, he would be at the top of it. She eventually succeeds in making up with Anastasia and returns to the New Enchanted Forest with her.
  • Bait the Dog: She performs this on Anastasia in "The Eighth Witch", only to recieve her comeuppance immediately after.
  • Becoming the Mask: She hides her Jerkass attitude behind a thin facade of affability. However, after her Heel–Face Turn, she becomes a Jerk with a Heart of Gold for real.
  • Betrayal by Offspring: She successfully performs this on Lady Tremaine in "Wake Up Call".
  • Big Bad: Of Season 7A. She is the actual caster of the Dark Curse, though she is motivated more out of revenge on her mother than anything else. She is revealed to be in a Big Bad Duumvirate with Mother Gothel and is quickly booted from her position in 7B, when Gothel betrays her and kicks her out of the Coven.
    • Big Bad Duumvirate: With Mother Gothel in Season 7A. She is working with Gothel to keep everyone under the Curse and revive Anastasia.
    • Big Bad Ensemble: With Lady Tremaine in Season 7A. She turns out to be working against her mother, not because she's secretly good but because she's just as bad.
    • Big Bad Wannabe: Make no mistake, she is extremely competent and dangerous, especially in her method of using the latest Dark Curse and making it unbreakable. It's just that the actual Big Bad, Gothel, took steps to ensure that Drizella wouldn't win and would get thrown aside in the end for Gothel to use her sister Anastasia.
  • Big Sister Instinct: After her Heel–Face Turn, she gains a desire to protect Anastasia from Gothel. However, she is technically Anastasia's younger sister; she grew older during the time Anastasia was being preserved in a near-death state.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Gothel transfers Drizella's magic to Anastasia before imprisoning her; however, as Emma lost and later regained her own magic, Drizella may be able to eventually do the same.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: In "A Pirate's Life", when Henry tells her she seems a lot nicer than her mother, she tells him she's not.
  • Dark Is Evil: Her clothing is almost always dark-colored, both in the New Enchanted Forest in Seattle. It becomes Dark Is Not Evil after her Heel–Face Turn.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Especially around Gothel and Regina.
  • Double Reverse Quadruple Agent: She seems to be ready to work with Henry against Victoria...then she is revealed to have hidden the latter's secret...then she implies she's planning to betray Victoria. In reality, she's been behind the Dark Curse all along, trying to get revenge on her mother.
  • The Dragon: Is Victoria's top assistant and is aware of her secret. However, she's plotting against the woman from the start.
  • Driven by Envy: Like her mother, she wants to bring back Anastasia, but only so she can steal the magic inside her.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: See Put on a Bus below.
  • Easily Forgiven: On both sides of the coin.
    • She forgives Anastasia quite easily for having attacked her and nearly killed her with a glass shard despite her desperate attempts to make amends with her.
    • Anastasia forgives her quite easily for having betrayed and tricked her twice, though the second time was understandable as she was being manipulated and her life was in danger.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: She genuinely loved her father and her stepmother and was no doubt upset when she lost them because of her mother's cruel actions. She also liked Gothel and even saw her as a mother figure, at least until she betrayed her.
  • Foil:
    • To Anastasia, big time. When they were pre-teens, Anastasia showed undying love towards their mother Rapunzel, whereas Drizella shunned her. Then, after Anastasia becomes preserved in a near-death state, Rapunzel becomes obsessed with reving her, even being willing to rip out Drizella's heart to do so, which drove Drizella to villainy. After the curse's casting and Anastasia's ressurection, after Rapunzel sacrifices herself for Drizella, Drizella makes a Heel–Face Turn and realizes her mother's love, whereas Anastasia made a slight Face–Heel Turn and was led by Gothel into believing Rapunzel never cared for her at all and come to despise her and Drizella. Rapunzel was Right for the Wrong Reasons when she agreed that Drizella was not Anastasia.
    • Also to Regina. Both had similar backstories, but while Regina blamed Snow White for her tragedy instead of her mother, Drizella rightfully blamed her mother, and only opposed the heroes because they got in her way. Additionally, losing her fiancé was what made Regina make a Face–Heel Turn, whereas Drizella murdered her fiancé after her Face–Heel Turn.
    • To Cinderella as well. Both were shunned and hated by Rapunzel, but their ensuing histories after that are entirely different.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The foolish to Anastasia's responsible in their childhood. Deconstructed, as it makes their mother favor Anastasia over Drizella, and reversed in the present, as Drizella's experiences made her immune to Gothel's corruption unlike Anastasia.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: She somewhat makes one in "Sisterhood". At first determined to find Anastasia to make admends with her, she then betrays her once more to sacrifice her to power up a magic bean so she can return to the New Enchanted Forest herself, although she admittedly clearly regretted what she was doing and was only doing it because her life was in danger and she was manipulated by Facilier. Eventually, however, she finally makes amends with Anastasia, saves her from Gothel, and returns to the New Enchanted Forest with her.
  • Heel–Face Turn: She seems to be making one after her mother's sacrifice, especially since there's now no reason for her to be evil. She ends up becoming The Atoner, befriending Jacinda, displaying her romantic feelings for Henry and telling him that she needs to save Anastasia. This comes close to being subverted when she betrays Anastasia once more to return to the New Enchanted Forest herself to be safe from the killer (Nick), but she decided against it and restores her bond with Anastasia before returning to the New Enchanted Forest with her.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: At first in the New Enchanted Forest, until her Start of Darkness when she finds out her mother is willing to sacrifice her for Anastasia. In Hyperion, her behavior is a façade mostly towards Henry until she loses it altogether after "Secret Garden".
  • Hot Witch: Alice describes Drizella as a "pretty sorceress", and in fact she was taught to bring out her magic by Regina.
  • Human Sacrifice: Her mother tried to sacrifice her to revive Anastasia, but she foiled her plans. Gothel eventually tries to use her as one to reawaken Lucy, but Victoria had Gothel sacrifice her instead.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: This seems to be a big motivation for her to cast the Curse — her mother has zero love or respect for her, so she hopes to destroy her plans while plotting to revive Anastasia herself, who may be one of the few who can love her. When Gothel lets her know what a clever and good girl she is, Drizella actually cracks a smile. It's a shame that Gothel didn't really care. She eventually earns her mother's love and eventually, Anastasia's.
  • In Name Only: In retrospect, her backstory more closely ressembles Anastasia (in the animated film) than Drizella, and she is not an "ugly" stepsister, nor does she wear a yellow dress.
  • Irony: She works with Gothel to get revenge on her mother for her abusiveness towards her, even though Gothel was also an Abusive Parent who left her child to die in her tower.
  • It's All My Fault: Dialogue from her during and after Victoria's sacrifice imply that she blames herself for Victoria's death.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: When Henry offers to go help her make up with Anastasia, she tells him he should be with Jacinda. Chances are making up with Jacinda influenced that.
  • Jerkass: She was this both in the New Enchanted Forest and Hyperion Heights until her Heel–Face Turn.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Is entirely justified in her quest for revenge on her mother, given that the latter intended to kill her and use her heart to revive Anastasia.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Double Subverted. At first, she seems to have a nice side beneath her haughty behavior, but then it turns out she retains her memories from before the curse and her nice façade is all an act. Eventually, however, being betrayed by Gothel and having her mother die for her leads her to have a Heel–Face Turn and become The Atoner.
  • Karma Houdini: Downplayed and justified. She was allowed to return to the New Enchanted Forest with Anastasia despite the curse still being intact and Henry still being poisoned, both of which she caused. To be fair, though, she did tell Regina she didn't have an antidote for the poison, and had apologized for her actions.
  • Kick the Dog:
    • Forcing Regina to keep Henry and Jacinda apart so that they cannot break the curse.
    • Attempting to steal the magic inside Anastasia, her own sister, and presumably was going to dispose of her if she were to get it. This was especially cruel of her, since Anastasia has been nothing but kind to her. She's singing a different tune as of "Knightfall", where she wants to make amends, but at this point Anastasia Took a Level in Jerkass and won't hear of it.
  • Lack of Empathy: Gothel describes her as "not the sentimental type". She gets better.
  • Love Redeems: Downplayed. Her love for Henry changed her for the better, but it was realizing her mother's love that led her to have a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Manipulative Bitch: Like her mother and Gothel, Drizella has been proven to be good at manipulation.
  • Never My Fault: As tragic as her backstory is, she pretty much blames everyone except herself for it, even though it was partially her fault. She stops feeling this way after her mother dies for her, and she tells Henry that she has done many horrible things, much like Victoria, and fully declares her intent to change her ways and save her sister.
  • Pet the Dog:
    • Helping Henry reunite Lucy with Jacinda, despite it seemingly giving her own plans no benefit.
    • Thanking Gothel for helping her craft the Dark Curse.
    • She doesn't complain when Rogers and Weaver arrive to find her and a dead Victoria and even seems comforted by their presence.
    • Rekindling her friendship with her stepsister and complimenting her for being a much better mother to Lucy than Victoria was to Ivy herself.
  • Put on a Bus: After repairing their relationship, she and Anastasia leave Hyperion Heights for the New Enchanted Forest to start their lives anew.
  • The Reveal: She's actually awake — she knows full well who she is.
    • Furthermore, it turns out she's the one who actually created this new Curse, though she did force Regina to cast it for her.
  • The Starscream: By far one of the most competent examples, given how little trouble she has in getting her mother arrested and seizing power over her company.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: A lot after her Heel–Face Turn.
  • Tragic Villain: Her mother never loved her ever since Drizella grew attached to Cecelia and Anastasia's death, and it's strongly implied she was forced into being as bad as her in the past — when she realizes that Tremaine intends to use her heart to replace Anastasia's (essentially killing Drizella), she rebels and intentionally darkens her own heart by killing Gregor and decides to cast a new Dark Curse to make Tremaine suffer. In the end, just when she thinks she's found a new family in Gothel's Dark Coven, Gothel tosses her aside and leaves her lying miserable at the bottom of a well with the mother who already despised her and now won't even speak to her. Eventually, however, her mother finally comes to love her and even sacrifices herself to save her, and she eventually gets her happy ending with Anastasia.
  • Tsundere: Type A to Henry, and eventually Jacinda and Anastasia.
  • The Unfavorite: She's painfully aware her mother loved Anastasia more, but realizing just how much changes her greatly. So does seeing her mother sacrificing herself to save her.
  • Ungrateful Bitch: Shows no gratitude toward Regina for teaching her magic.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: The cruel and cunning Drizella used to be a Cheerful Child who only shunned her mother because she had nearly no memory of her, and not out of malice. She regains some of her pre-Face–Heel Turn personality after her Heel–Face Turn.
  • Villainous Crush: In Seattle, her feelings for Henry seem to be genuine, even though in the past she indirectly poisoned him. However, her romantic feelings for Henry are implied to have started as early as seeing him help Cinderella escape the Prince's castle in "Hyperion Heights". "Knightfall" confirms her romantic feelings for him.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Subverted with Gothel. Drizella sometimes snarks at her, but still clearly respects her. Then Gothel betrays her and dumps her down a well.
  • "Well Done, Daughter!" Gal: She tried her entire life to win her mother's love and approval, but eventually realized that she meant nothing to Tremaine. She eventually gets it long after she gave up on it.
  • We Used to Be Friends:
    • With Anastasia and even Ella, despite being their sisters (stepsister in the latter's case). As of "Knightfall", she's willing to renew her sisterly bonds with them and in "Sisterhood", her bond with Anastasia is fully restored, and it's implied that Ella/Jacinda has forgiven her for her actions.
    • As of "The Eighth Witch", she is this with Gothel as well.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Despite "Is This Henry Mills?" revealing that she and Anastasia actually travelled to a past version of the New Enchanted Forest, they are never mentioned or seen. Their status by the end of the series is unknown, though it is likely that they are living in the United Realms along with everyone else.
  • Womanchild: She shows shades of this after her Heel–Face Turn, which may be due to finally being able to experience happiness once more ever since Anastasia's near-death, which happened when she was a pre-teen.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: It's easy to understand her desire for revenge against her mother, given how Tremaine was going to sacrifice her to bring back Anastasia without any remorse. She even breaks down in tears after learning about this, and Regina is also visibly in shock. Ironically, Drizella ends up being a Creator of Worlds, due to creating Hyperion Heights through the new Curse. Just when it looks like she has finally found happiness by getting Victoria arrested and seizing control of her company, Victoria escapes jail and revives Anastasia before she can, then Gothel betrays her and dumps her in a well. As of "Secret Garden" onwards, she abandons the "Destroyer of Worlds" part by making a Heel–Face Turn. Unlike her mother, she gets a full-on Happy Ending when she makes amends with Anastasia and returns to the New Enchanted Forest with her.
  • You Killed My Father: While her desire for revenge against her mother is mostly motivated by her having never loved her, it is implied that it's also as punishment for having killed her father, Marcus, with the help of a prince. She ends up on the receiving end of this when Nick tries to kill her for having killed his sister Gretel.

     Anastasia Tremaine (spoilers) 
Played By: Yael Yurman, Sophia Reid Gantzert (child)
"As long as we're together, we'll always find a way back home."
Cinderella's good stepsister.
  • Adaptational Heroism: She was never a mean stepsister to Ella in the first place.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Drizella, Cinderella, Lady Tremaine and Gothel have all called her "Ana" for short, most frequently Drizella.
  • Back from the Dead: Well, she was never really dead to begin with, simply being preserved through magic so she wouldn't die. Regardless, she is revived by Victoria in "One Little Tear", by the titular tear (from Lucy).
  • Brought Down to Normal: When, at Wish!Rumple's request, Wish!Henry wipes out the powers of the Guardian, she loses her Guarianship, though it's likely that she retains Drizella's magic that was transferred to her.
  • The Chosen One: She is the Guardian of the Dagger who, with Rumple's guidance, has the power to potentially destroy the Darkness for good. However, as it turns out, there is more than one Guardian.
  • Cool Big Sis: Ivy mentions that Anastasia used to make hot cocoa for her when she was feeling blue, and later that she made her doll Beatrice for her.
  • The Dragon: A Token Good Teammate example for Gothel, once she is forced into taking her sister's magic to help Gothel find her Coven. She eventually leaves the Coven after restoring her bond with Drizella.
  • Easily Forgiven: On both sides of the coin.
    • Drizella forgives her quite easily for having attacked her and nearly killed her with a glass shard despite her desperate attempts to make amends with her.
    • She forgives Drizella quite easily for having betrayed and tricked her twice, though the second time was understandable as she was being manipulated and her life was in danger.
  • Fantastic Racism: Unlike Drizella, she dislikes magic and is apprehensive of Gothel at first, referring to her as just "the witch", although her dislike for magic is very understandable. She eventually warms up to it.
  • Fish out of Water: Upon being revived in Seattle, she has to adapt to the Land Without Magic, which is of course difficult for her, and it's implied that the reason why she went missing in "Sisterhood" is so she can explore Seattle. However, in that same episode, she returns to the New Enchanted Forest with Drizella.
  • Foil: To Drizella. When they were pre-teens, Anastasia showed undying love towards their mother Rapunzel, whereas Drizella shunned her. Then, after Anastasia becomes preserved in a near-death state, Rapunzel becomes obsessed with reving her, even being willing to rip out Drizella's heart to do so, which drove Drizella to villainy. After the curse's casting and Anastasia's ressurection, after Rapunzel sacrifices herself for Drizella, Drizella makes a Heel–Face Turn and realizes her mother's love, whereas Anastasia made a slight Face–Heel Turn and was led by Gothel into believing Rapunzel never cared for her at all and come to despise her and Drizella. Rapunzel was Right for the Wrong Reasons when she agreed that Drizella was not Anastasia.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The responsible to Drizella's foolish in their childhood. Deconstructed, as it makes their mother favor Anastasia over Drizella, and reversed in the present, as Drizella's experiences made her immune to Gothel's corruption unlike Anastasia.
  • Heel–Face Turn: She leaves Gothel's coven after making amends with Drizella.
  • In Name Only: She has hardly any of Anastasia's characteristics. She doesn't look like her (no red-hair or pink dress) and is not mean with Cinderella, as well as being dead before the actual story of Cinderella begins.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: She's almost completely in the dark about what happened to her family between her near-death and resurrection. At least at first.
  • Morality Chain:
    • To her mother. When it comes to Anastasia, Tremaine changes from a cruel and abusive woman to a loving mother.
    • Upon making a Heel–Face Turn, Ivy immediately expresses her desire to make up with Anastasia.
  • Nice Girl: Prior to making a Face–Heel Turn. She regains it after making amends with Drizella.
  • Not Quite Dead: She fell through a hole in the ice and was recovered too late to save her, so Gothel performed a spell that preserved her last breath until Tremaine found a way to revive her.
  • Older Than They Look: She's chronologically older than Drizella, but didn't age under Gothel's spell, so she is still physically 14 years old and also acts much younger than Drizella.
  • Only Mostly Dead: And Victoria brings her back in 7x09.
  • Put on a Bus: After repairing their relationship, she and Drizella leave Hyperion Heights for the New Enchanted Forest to start their lives anew.
  • Story-Breaker Power: In that she can use magic in a land where it should be impossible, and she may be Rumple's only hope of getting rid of the Darkness forever, but Rumple decided to let her have her happy ending with Drizella.
  • Thicker Than Water: Averted. When Anastasia learns of her mother's crimes, she becomes disillusioned with her.
  • Token Good Teammate: She is the only remaining Tremaine to be heroic and helpful, and she also plays this trope to Gothel's witch coven, which she eventually leaves.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Upon being convinced Drizella never cared about her, Anastasia launches several attacks at her and nearly kills her with a glass shard until Drizella talks her out of it.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: As part of Gothel's coven, although it's pretty understandable given her circumstances. Luckily, she gets saved from making a Face–Heel Turn by Drizella.
  • The Unfavorite: She definitely wasn't actually this, but Gothel led her into believing her mother and sister hated her and never cared for her at all.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: As powerful as her magic is, it is highly unstable and she has no idea how to control it yet. She does have better control of it now, though.
  • Walking Spoiler: Her death, resurrection, and role as a Guardian spoil a significant part of Season Seven.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Despite "Is This Henry Mills?" revealing that she and Drizella/Ivy actually travelled to a past version of the New Enchanted Forest, they are never mentioned or seen. Their status by the end of the series is unknown, though it is likely that they are living in the United Realms along with everyone else.

     Mother Gothel
"I've been a gardener my whole life. And I can honestly say there is no greater pest than humanity."
Played By: Emma Booth
Centric Episodes: "Eloise Gardener", "Flower Child"

A tree nymph with power over plants. She was apparently forced into working with Victoria after she was imprisoned. She is actually manipulating both her and Ivy, and has plans to eradicate all of humanity.

  • Abusive Parents: Has no qualms about abandoning her daughter Alice in a tower and forcibly seperating her from her only loving parent, Wish!Hook.
  • Adaptational Badass: This incarnation of Mother Gothel has powers over plants and is the leader of a dark coven.
  • Ambiguously Human: For most of the series, she refers to humanity in a detached and foreign manner, strongly implying that she either was human and is not now or is something else entirely. "Flower Child" reveals that she was actually a tree nymph before the curse, even more impressively a being that was to take on the mantle of Mother Nature.
  • Bed Trick: She sleeps with Wish!Hook while posing as Rapunzel to conceive a child to take her place in the tower.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: As Isla and all of humanity found out the hard way.
  • Big Bad: Of Season 7. Her Evil Plan is far larger than that of every villain in the show save for the Black Fairy.
  • Big Bad Ensemble:
    • At first, it seems like she's being forced to work with Victoria to bring back Anastasia, but it later turns out that she's actually working with Ivy/Drizella behind Victoria's back, although with the same goal. Subverted in 7x10 when she tricks Drizella into giving all her magic to Anastasia, then imprisons her in a well with Lady Tremaine, leaving Gothel revealed as the true Big Bad.
    • She ends up sharing this position again for the second half of the season with the introduction of Baron Samdi/Dr. Facilier who arrived in Hyperion Heights after Victoria's death in order to claim the Dark One Dagger and is in competition with her. There is also the Candy Killer aka Nick/Hansel who is murdering witches in order to get revenge for his sister's death. Of the three she is the most dangerous and her defeat is the climax for most of the season with Facilier being unceremoniously killed by Wish!Rumple who takes over as the season's True Final Boss.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: In both the New Enchanted Forest and Hyperion Heights. In the New Enchanted Forest, she poses as Rapunzel and manipulates Wish!Hook into helping her escape the tower. In Hyperion Heights, she acts as an innocent woman who was imprisoned for ten years, while working with Anastasia to gather the Coven of the Eight. Her kind façade slips as Rogers becomes increasingly suspicious of her.
  • Butt-Monkey: Despite being a wonderfully magnificent Manipulative Bitch in the first half of the seventh season with everything in the present day going well for her, the second half has everything crumbling down on her. Victoria and Ivy manage to escape the well she's trapped them in, her killing of Victoria works against her, Ivy and Anastasia manage to free themselves from her, the inhabitants of Hyperion Heights see her as a "weird cult leader" instead of an innocent woman, she is forced to rely on her daughter Tilly to further her plan to eradicate all of humanity, and she is ultimately defeated by Tilly when the latter turns her into a tree, cementing her failure to erradicate humanity.
  • The Chessmaster: Of Victoria and Ivy's race in reviving Anastasia. She pretends to help Ivy locate her, when really she is only manipulating her and wanted it to be Victoria who revives Anastasia so she can trap Victoria and Ivy in a well and use Anastasia for her own purposes.
  • Compelling Voice: While she prefers to manipulate people into doing what she wants, "Flower Child" shows that she has this ability that she uses when she really needs things done. She uses it on the desk sergeant to gain a minion, and she uses it on Margot so she can take her blood without her even remembering it happening.
  • Constantly Curious: Flashbacks from "Flower Child" has her wonderfully curious to find out about humans. At first, anyway.
  • The Corrupter: Her M.O. She loves to take vulnerable young women with magical ability, find their emotional weakness, and manipulate it until she has a new pawn.
  • Deader Than Dead: She is killed by being turned into a tree... which is what she began as before gaining sentience as a nymph, so basically she was devolved into her primal state, the person known as Gothel being erased from existence as a result.
  • Deal with the Devil: Regina and Zelena made one with her to save Lucy.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones:
    • Subverted hard. She initially appeared to treat Ivy like a daughter, only to end up betraying her. She also couldn't care less about Alice, her own baby girl, abandoning her in her tower. Additionally, despite giving Anastasia a place to stay at her house, she only cares about what her magic can provide for the Coven.
    • Double Subverted as it turns out, she does love her mother Flora and sister Yarrow, and was distraught by their deaths. She also seems to have a degree of care for her friend and first Coven recruit, Seraphina, taking her under her wing so she would not be persecuted for her magic in spite of her being a human.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: She's unable to understand why Zelena, Victoria and Ivy would sacrifice themselves for Robin, Ivy and Anastasia, respectively.
    • She absolutely cannot understand why Alice would choose her love for her father and Robin who are both 100% human over helping her destroy humanity. Which is ironic, since that same love powered Gothel's spell in the first place.
  • Evil Counterpart:
    • To Ingrid the Snow Queen. Both have been deeply wronged by a human non-magic user and as a result, develop a hatred towards non-magic users and seek to form a group of sisters with magic users like them. Both of their plans in the present day involve mass murder and both seek to split apart a pair of sisters (Elsa and Anna for Ingrid and Drizella/Ivy and Anastasia for Gothel). But while Ingrid makes a Heel–Face Turn and performs a Heroic Sacrifice to stop her curse, Gothel remains evil and has to be defeated by her daughter Alice.
    • Also to her daughter Alice, which is pointed out by Alice herself in "Is This Henry Mills?".
  • Expy: With her abilities and motivations, she has a lot in common with Poison Ivy, especially with Gotham airing at the same time.
  • Famous Last Words: To Tilly, shortly before being transformed into a tree: "Don't be a fool. Join your mother and defend your home."
  • Final Boss: She is not the last villain to be faced in general, but she is the final Big Bad and Arc Villain for the series.
  • Green Thumb: Most of her magic is plant-based. Makes sense, because she's also a variation of Mother Nature.
  • Irony:
    • She calls herself "mother" because she claims she tends to people's needs like a mother would do... yet she left her own baby daughter to starve to death in her tower and is a villain.
    • She tells Victoria that Anastasia found a better mother: her, even though Victoria genuinely loves Anastasia and her own crimes are even worse than Victoria's.
    • She appears to sympathize with Anastasia's feelings of having people try to use her for her magic... yet she is one of those people.
  • Jerkass: Gothel is controlling, deceiving, evil, manipulative, murderous, and is very prone to You Have Outlived Your Usefulness. However, "Flower Child" reveals that she wasn't always like this.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: Despite claiming otherwise, she obviously doesn't care about Drizella, Anastasia, or her own daughter Alice.
  • Lack of Empathy:
    • She had no problem abandoning her newborn daughter, presumably to starve to death, if it meant she could escape her prison, and also remorselessly betrays Drizella.
    • It's barely five minutes after manipulating Robin into joining her when she attempts to kill her in a painful Human Sacrifice to resurrect Madame Leota.
    • She also has no qualms about forcibly separating Wish!Hook and Alice.
  • The Leader: She appears to be the head of the Coven of the Eight, into which she has now presumably inducted Anastasia (or plans to, anyway, once she finds the other six witches).
  • Manipulative Bitch:
    • Pretends to be Rapunzel and plays Wish!Hook like a fiddle to get him to sleep with her so she can conceive a baby to take her place in the tower.
    • Remorselessly uses Drizella to get her hands on Anastasia, then throws the now-older sister down a well once her magic has been drained, leaving Ana in her clutches.
    • Also attempts this on Anastasia to get her to kill Drizella. It fails.
    • "Flower Child" reveals that she actually was once on the receiving end of this by a girl named Isla.
  • The Man Behind the Man: To Drizella, who was already this trope to Lady Tremaine. Gothel is also presumably the leader of the Coven of the Eight, so she counts as this for the darkness that attacked Henry at the end of Season Six.
  • Meaningful Name: Gardener, for obvious reasons.
  • Murder by Inaction:
    • She leaves her baby daughter Alice to starve to death in her tower.
    • She imprisons Ivy and Victoria in a well, presumably with the intention to let them starve to death.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Since she's actually a tree nymph, she sees absolutely nothing wrong with her plans to wipe out humanity. It doesn't help that she's done it before.
  • One Bad Mother: She goes by "Mother" Gothel and is a villain. It later turns out that "Mother" is the title for the leader of the tree nymphs, inherited from her own mother, Mother Flora, who was benevolent.
  • Parental Abandonment: Abandoned her newborn daughter, whom she only conceived as a method of escaping her imprisonment.
  • Pet the Dog: She does give Anastasia a place to stay at her house. However, she only cared about what Anastasia can provide for the Coven.
  • Psychotic Smirk: She displays one when about to kill Drizella to wake Lucy.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: She only serves as the Big Bad of one season, but is responsible for the death of the first generation of humans.
  • The Sociopath: One of the biggest ones on the show. She is capable for very little empathy or care for anyone other than herself, especially when it comes to non-magical humans.
  • Time Abyss: She's old enough to have rendered humanity on Earth extinct before the ancestors of our current human race crawled out of the sea. The timestamp says "thousands of years later", but in real life it would more accurately be millions.
  • Ungrateful Bitch: Ivy gets Victoria arrested to free her, and yet she repays the favor by cruelly betraying her and dumping her down a well. In fact, she simply used Ivy as a tool to free herself from Belfrey Towers, and was going to betray her anyway.
  • Villain Has a Point: She makes good points on occasion.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: As usual for the show's villains, and her Dark and Troubled Past is a doozy: She's actually from our own world, a wood nymph who caused the extinction of all humanity after her home was destroyed and her family killed, which is the reason it's now the Land Without Magic. Humanity as it exists now is the result of a whole new evolution after she left for the Enchanted Forest.
  • Would Hurt a Child: The first generation of humans, which she wiped out, must have included children as well. She also has no problem with corrupting a young teenager towards the path of darkness.
  • You Killed My Father: She murders Isla upon finding out the latter destroyed her home and killed her family.

     Hedge Witch/Doctor Andrea Sage
Played By: Nisreem Slim

A doctor at the Hyperion Heights hospital, who is actually a member of the Coven of the Eight.

  • Foreshadowing:
    • Henry wonders if Lucy would say she is "Doctor Dolittle" or "Doctor Strange". The next episode confirms she actually had an original identity back in the New Enchanted Forest; writer Jane Espenson confirmed she was a "hedge witch".
    • She says that a frizzy drink will kill you. She later dies because that drink got poisoned.
  • Ironic Name: A hedge witch is a witch who practices alone, rather than in a coven.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: She was given very little characterization before her unexpected death.

     Madame Leota
"You dare interrupt my séance?! I am Madame Leota, maestro medium."
Played By: Suzy Joachim

A recruit of the Coven of the Eight.

  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Despite getting a fair amount of build up in her formal debut episode, with Gothel even saying that she was one of the most powerful magical beings in the land and vital for her plan, she never makes a substantial appearance after her formal debut.
  • I See Dead People: Describes herself as a "maestro medium".
  • Only Mostly Dead: Her soul hasn't yet surrendered to the other side, so Gothel tries to use the Resurrection Amulet to bring her back before being stopped by Robin. It's unknown if Gothel ever succeeded in bringing her back.
  • Void Between the Worlds: Where she apparently is, only able to manifest as a head in crystal balls.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Despite being based on a well known Disney property and having some build up in her own right Leota never appears in the main story after her debut episode. Additionally, it is unknown whether she: left the Coven during the curse, was killed by Nick, got turned into a tree along with the other coven members, or was even brought back to life at all by Gothel.

     Blind Witch/Hilda Braeburn
Played By: Chilton Crane

A member of the Coven of the Eight who owns a sweet shop in Seattle and is seemingly killed by Tilly.

  • Karmic Death: Since she tried to cook him and Gretel before the curse, Nick tries to gas her to death with her own oven in revenge before stabbing and killing her when she is rescued.
  • The Other Darrin: In-universe; there have been two previous versions of the Blind Witch, played by Patti Allan and Emma Caulfield.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Being the Blind Witch, she eats children.

"I'm like you, but you're braver than I could ever be. I hid who I was because I was afraid they would've come for me."
Played By: Naika Toussaint

  • The Dragon: At first unwillingly to Isla, then willingly to Gothel once the Coven of the Eight is formed.
  • Face–Heel Turn: She is the Token Good Teammate in Isla's crew. However, after arriving in the Enchanted Forest, she becomes an evil witch and a member of the Coven of the Eight.
  • Older Than They Look / Time Abyss: She was born and met Gothel during mankind's first round, before Gothel wiped out the entire species, which had to evolve all over again from scratch. Even factoring the different time flow in certain realms, time-stopping curses, even potentially time travel (which Gothel proved to be able to do) and other complications in the show's timeline, this would make her thousands, if not millions of years old.
  • Token Good Teammate: She's the only one in Isla's group of sisters who doesn't help with humiliating Gothel.
  • Undying Loyalty: Though we see very little of them together, it's implied that Seraphina has this for Gothel.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: She gets only a little development before she ends up being transformed into a tree in Gothel's new grove to complete her spell.

    Jack/Nick Branson
"And then when we slayed all those giants and you decided I was Jack the Giant Killer. And suddenly I... I was a hero."
Centric Episodes: "Chosen"

An old friend of Henry from the new Enchanted Forest and Gretel's brother. In Hyperion Heights, he is an old flame of Jacinda and Lucy's supposed father, as well as the one killing members of the Coven of the Eight.

  • Big Bad Ensemble: Along with Gothel and Dr. Facilier in the second half of Season Seven since he is the Candy Killer murdering the Coven of the Eight and eventually targets Zelena too.
  • Composite Character: His real name is Hansel, and Jack is his alias. He both was nearly cooked by the Blind Witch and tussled with giants.
  • Evil All Along: He was first introduced as Henry's friend and a member of the Resistance but nope, he's unhinged from his encounter with the Blind Witch and Zelena, and in Seattle is the Candy Killer.
  • Fantastic Racism: Hansel hates witches and wants to kill all of them.
  • Faux Affably Evil: As soon as he has Henry alone with him in his apartment, he drops the affable act almost instantly, taking great pleasure in deciding how to torture Henry even as he plans to kill again.
  • Freudian Excuse: After beieng held captive by one witch as a child, and horribly burned by another shortly afterward, Hansel came to believe that all witches were evil.
  • Knight Templar: He's only trying to kill evil witches. Too bad he thinks all witches are irredeemably evil.
  • Love Triangle: Along with Henry and Jacinda in Hyperion Heights. Lucy even lampshades his role by comparing it to Mary Margaret, David and Kathryn.
  • The Mentally Disturbed: Gretel mentions that he's severely damaged and no longer even uses his own name, due to their encounter with the Blind Witch. And of course, his Seattle persona is a Serial Killer. Ultimately subverted, at least for the Jack persona: Hansel took the name to distance himself from his past.
  • Red Right Hand: He was horribly burned by Zelena as a child, and still has the scars as an adult.
  • Serial-Killer Killer: Nick is revealed to be the mysterious Candy Killer who has been targeting the Coven of the Eight throughout the season. Ultimately, he subverts this when he switches to targeting Zelena out of personal vengeance.
  • The Other Darrin: In-universe; another version of Jack was played in "Tiny" by Cassidy Freeman and another version of Hansel was played in "True North" by Quinn Lord.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Turns out Facilier secretly awakened him, and was counting on him to eliminate Gothel.
  • Walking Spoiler: Not only is he the Candy Killer, but he's also the New Enchanted Forest's version of Hansel.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: He may be a villain, but this is because of having been mentally scarred by his and Gretel's encounter with the Blind Witch, along with Gretel's death at the hands of Drizella. Gothel even described him as "also grappling with pain".
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Ends up on the receiving end of this by Samdi after Nick is revealed to be the Candy Killer and arrested. Nick is killed with a voodoo doll in order to prevent him from revealing anything to the heroes or compromise his potential plans.
  • You Killed My Father: Or rather, sister, as he attempts to kill Ivy for having killed Gretel before the curse.

    Robin Hood/Margot West
"Sometimes you just have to look up and face your problems."
Centric Episodes: "Secret Garden", "The Girl in the Tower"

The daughter of Zelena and Robin Hood, who is named after the latter.

Her Hyperion Heights counterpart, Margot, is a former student returning home from Tibet.

  • Alpha Bitch: She confesses to Alice that she was one in Storybrooke's high school.
  • Ascended Extra: As an infant in seasons five and six, she only served as a Living Prop and she was mainly just introduced into the show to further her mother's character arc. However, in season seven, she is reintroduced as an adult and becomes an important character in her own right.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: At eighteen, when she's just coming into her magic and is hitting a 'rebel against the parents' stage of life. It almost turns out very badly for her when Gothel uses it as a way to weasel into her life.
  • Brought Down to Normal: She almost becomes a sacrifice to resurrect Madame Leota, and while she doesn't lose her life, she loses her magic.
  • Deadpan Snarker: It must be in the blood for Mills women. Robin is just as good at this as her mother, aunt, and grandmother. Margot doesn't have as many examples, as she's a bit softer, but she too can be dry when the situation calls for it.
  • Desperately Looking for a Purpose in Life: As Robin, with her high school popularity, her inherited magic, and living up to the Robin Hood name. As Margot, with forgoing college to run away to Holland and Tibet.
  • Generation Xerox: She inherited her father's affinity for archery and possesses a magic affinity like her mother, aunt and grandmother. However, "Secret Garden" reveals that she lost her magic to the Resurrection Amulet.
    • Just like her mother and aunt, a more experienced magic user and Manipulative Bastard tries to corrupt her down a path of darkness. Fortunately for her, it fails.
  • Heroic Bastard: Due to being a Child by Rape. Ironically, she shares both of these traits with her Love Interest.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's a former Alpha Bitch and Deadpan Snarker with an arrogant streak as well as her father's thief skills. She can be a bit of a Jerkass, but she comes through as a good person in the end.
  • Like Father, Like Son: She has her father's heart and archery skill, but she also has his thievery and pickpocketing skill. She seems to be more like her father's early "cocky thief" mindset at first, until she meets Alice and grows into the genuine heroism and care for others.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: She hasn't regained her memories from before the curse yet and is unaware of the reason why her mother is having to lie to her, and is also unaware that her mother is Nick's next target, believing the heart-shaped box she received to be from Chad.
  • Meaningful Name: Either Genius Bonus meaningful or a complete accident. Robin's cursed counterpart is named "Margot", the same first name as actress Margot Kidder. Kidder narrated several Wizard of Oz adaptations in the late eighties, and she also is most famous for her role as Lois Lane. This latter role is amusing given that Robin is cursed to wear glasses, and when the curse breaks Alice doesn't say her name until she takes them off, as if she didn't recognize her.
  • Meganekko: While in Seattle.
  • Nice Girl: Like her mother, the Seattle curse doesn't just seem to have changed her memories, it seems to have changed her personality too (albeit not by much). Whereas Robin is a Deadpan Snarker Jerk with a Heart of Gold, Margot is more down-to-earth and kind. She seems to have retained the latter personality after the curse is broken.
  • Official Couple: With Alice/Tilly in both their pre and post curse lives.
  • Parental Substitute: Judging by their interactions and his protectiveness, Wish Hook takes up a father role for her during the years they know each other in the Enchanted Forest. It makes a lot of sense, since Robin never knew her biological father, Killian is separated from his biological daughter Alice, and Robin and Alice have a growing romantic interest in each other over that time.
  • Plot-Relevant Age-Up: At the beginning of season five up until the end of season six, she's an infant. In season seven, she's twenty-five. The rest of her family doesn't quite match this time gap, but Zelena excuses this when talking to Regina by referencing the fact that Robin grew up in a different realm.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Her relationship with Alice causes her cocky and rebellious attitude to tone down quite a bit, and by the time the Seattle curse is cast she's shown to have become a much nicer person.
  • "Well Done, Daughter!" Gal: In an interesting way: While her relationship with her mother is initially strained, she eventually admits that the only reason she was obsessed with learning how to use her magical abilities was because she felt like she had to live up to her mother's reputation.
  • Witch Species: Like her mother and aunt, she's born with magic in her blood. She doesn't have it during the present day timeline because it was drained into an amulet by Gothel, and Robin gave that amulet to her mother to restore her magic instead.

    Dr. Facilier/Mr. Baron Samdi
"Even a storm can sneak up on a man if he's not careful."
Played By: Daniel Francis

A sinister witch doctor who manipulates Tiana on a couple of occasions, and who has a past with Regina.

  • Affably Evil: Facilier is all over this trope being as suave and smooth-talking as his animated counterpart.
  • Ambiguously Evil: The series gives conflicting information on whether he is good/neutral or evil. On one hand, he's Regina's love interest and genuinely wants her to be happy and even helps Lucy cure Henry's heart. On the other, he wants to kill Weaver/Rumpelstiltskin and claim the Dark One's Dagger, manipulates Ivy, and even imprisons Jacinda/Ella and Sabine/Tiana in his final appearance.
  • Bald of Evil: Unlike his messy-haired cartoon counterpart, this iteration of the Shadow Man is bald.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: Facilier becomes this in the second half of season 7 after the death of Victoria and Ivy's Heel–Face Turn against Gothel. The both of them want to find the Guardian and both try to use Anastasia for their own purposes but ultimately they are just as much in competition with each other as the heroes.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: To Tiana when they first meet.
  • Character Death: He is unexpectedly stabbed in the back and killed by Wish!Rumple.
  • Deal with the Devil: Somewhat downplayed; thanks to having helped him get back the necklace he wanted (albeit inadvertently), Tiana claims to Facilier he owes her and thus demands he save Naveen's life. He does, but then claims Naveen's life and service as his own, so while the deal she made was bad, it was on someone else's behalf and it's they who paid the price, not her and her kingdom. Also see Exact Words below.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: Despite working behind the scenes for most of the season and even being the last member of the Big Bad Ensemble to survive Facilier is ultimately stabbed in the back by Wish!Rumple out of nowhere who proceeds to take over as the season's True Final Boss. This is because the series wasn't renewed for the planned eighth season, so events were accelerated.
  • Evil Brit: While the original Facilier is American-accented, this version speaks in a British dialect.
  • Exact Words: Tiana makes a deal with Facilier to save Naveen's life, and succeeds in doing so without paying a price by pointing out that by helping him regain the lost necklace from the alligator, she's already paid him. He surprisingly, and affably, agrees...but then teleports Naveen away to be his servant, while justifying it as she had paid the price, but Naveen had not, and it was his life that had been saved.
  • Famous Last Words: "That's what I thought, you're a shadow of your former self. It's sad. Trying to get back to your beloved has made you the worst version of you."
  • I Shall Taunt You: Facilier loves to mock Rumple by since he knows that he can't kill him or her will never be able to see Belle again in the afterlife. Unfortunately for him Wish!Rumple has no such compunctions and freely murders Facilier just because he can.
  • Kick the Dog: His manipulation of Ivy to betray the sister she'd been so desperately trying to make amends to. He even has her think that the ritual she's leading Anastasia in will kill her, when it turns out it would not – and it would only give Facilier some of her magic power, leaving Ivy completely screwed over.
  • Killed Off for Real: He dies from being stabbed in the back by Wish Realm Rumplestiltskin.
  • Manipulative Bastard: In both the Enchanted Forest and Hyperion Heights.
    • In the forest, he arranges a situation where Tiana and her kingdom are in danger from a rampaging beast, sends Naveen to kill it (this seems the most likely explanation for how he got an enchanted spear, though whether Facilier also caused the death of his brother to motivate him is unknown), and then places something of his among Naveen's belongings to turn Tiana against him. Then, after Naveen is fatally wounded, he makes a deal with Tiana to save his life...which results in Naveen owing his life and service to him. And all of this was simply to get back a necklace he had once Regina.
    • In Hyperion Heights, he compels Drew to go into the food truck business just to be a rival to Sabine (though what he has on him is yet to be revealed), reports Sabine's lack of a food safety license to the police via anonymous tip (in the process framing Drew for it), and then allows him to give up his own license so the two of them can run her truck together, all to earn Sabine's trust so he can get to her through Drew. Also, he uses the electrical problem at the bar (which he caused!) to get close to Roni and Kelly, and reveals he didn't fall for their switch as well as knowing Regina is awake.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • When appearing at Tiana's coronation, Facilier employs his Tarot cards to read her future, just as he did in The Princess and the Frog, particularly for Naveen and Lawrence. Except here the future he reads is one he made happen as part of his scheming, while what he read in the Disney film seemed to be a genuine divination (if one he then made come true after the fact).
    • He mentions having a few "friends on the other side", a nod to his famous Villain Song.
  • Old Flame: To Regina back when she was the Evil Queen. He seems to want to renew the relationship in Hyperion Heights. Whether he is genuine or just using her to further his plans is unknown.
  • Shout-Out: Facilier's cursed pseudonym in Hyperion Heights is Baron Samdi, as in Baron Samedi, the Voudoun loa. Not only is Samedi's look the one employed both here and in The Princess and the Frog for Facilier's costume, but the deal Tiana makes with him in the Enchanted Forest is explicitly the sort Samedi is known for (healing those near or approaching death), and he specifically makes note of the fact that Naveen is on the edge between worlds and already approaching the realm of the dead. The afterlife is within his purview, and accepting individuals into it is one of his roles.

    Prince Naveen/Drew
Played By: Jeff Pierre

An egotistical but well meaning prince who meets Tiana in the Enchanted Forest whilst the two are searching for a man eating crocodile. He ends up in service to Doctor Facilier when Tiana barters for his life after receiving a mortal injury. In Hyperion Heights Drew is an old friend of Sabine's from culinary school who is in service to Baron Samdi and is forced to carry out his whims.

  • The Dragon: Unwillingly serves as one to Samdi as he has some leverage over Drew that hasn't been revealed yet and Samdi uses him for various unpleasant tasks such as breaking into the police station to search for the Dark One dagger. He is eventually rescued after the curse is broken.
  • You Killed My Father: The reason the Naveen is actually hunting the crocodile, as he reveals to Tiana, is because it killed his brother.

    Samuel B. Ryce
"How 'bout I, uh, look under my desk here. Nope... I'm stumped."
Played By: Bruce Blain

  • Ambiguously Evil: He is compelled by Gothel through a spell into finding the other Coven of the Eight members and helping her capture Rogers and Tilly, though it's implied he's also acting out of free will.
  • Police Are Useless: He refuses to help Henry when the latter loses his car.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: We never see what happens to him after Rogers gets out of his bonds and punches him out to escape.

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