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The Solarian Warriors

    General 
An army of Mewman ultra-nationalist warriors empowered, but also driven mad, by the magic of Solaria. The original Solarians lived hundreds of years ago, with only Mina surviving to the present, but Mina recruits more that stage an attack at the end of season four.
  • A Nazi by Any Other Name: They believe their race to be deserving of unshared dominion over the planet, and that those races they dub inferior should die. The comparison's made overt in later episodes when their swords feature runic lightning bolts a la the SS. However, the new generation of Solarians are mostly Mewmans who disagree with the new status quo, and have second thoughts after their submission, but unfortunately have no choice in the matter afterwards.
  • And I Must Scream: As it turns out, the new generation of Mewmans who have submitted themselves to the process realized too late they aren't as hate-filled as Mina, but had no choice over their actions and were in no position to protest. Once the magic was destroyed, they're happy to be free from their predicament.
  • Badass Army: Buff Frog admits that the monsters who fought the original Solarians lost miserably. The new ones are even stronger because of their armor, to the point a single soldier of hundreds nearly defeats all of Mewni's defenses single-handed.
  • Black Shirt: The new Solarians were recruited from the Mewmans displeased with Eclipsa's ascension, specifically the ones living in Moon and River's settlement.
  • De-Power: When the Realm of Magic is destroyed, they all lose their powers.
  • Faustian Rebellion: Moon gave the new Solarians their power, but finds herself unable to take it back because they're sworn to Solaria, not her.
  • Last Episode, New Character: Partially; we only see the new Solarians in the show's closing Story Arc, but they were seen previously as the inhabitants of Moon and River's settlement.
  • Super Soldier: The purpose of the Solarian Warriors was for Solaria to create an army of giant armored soldiers to destroy all monsters.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: The Solarian process causes extreme aggression, especially when Hulking Out. Even previously normal people like Maude Maizley become raging psychopaths. When their power is removed, some (though not all) of the new Solarians regret their actions and decide not to stay with Mina.

    Mina Loveberry 
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Voiced by: Amy Sedaris
"Hahahahahaha! Oh, I'M the crazy one?! The person saving our kingdom from monster invaders?! HA!! Did ya hear that, Queen?! Our kingdom used to be great! But not anymore! It's time to give Mewni back to the Mewmans! And if that makes me crazy ... I'm as- CUCKOO! CUCKOO! CUCKOO! - as they come!

Once the greatest warrior of Mewni, now a crazy person wandering between dimensions.
  • A Mother to Her Men: She seems to care for her Solarian henchmen. She was shocked to find Doug-Doug was taken down by Eclipsa's Spell with No Name, socked one of her subordinates for disrespectfully joking about him being dead, and ordered them to check to see if he is still alive.
  • Affably Evil: Being prone to violence doesn't stop her from being relentlessly cheerful.
  • The Ageless: At the very least implied. She's a girl from the time of Queen Solaria's rule, which was over three hundred years ago, and she doesn't look like she's aged a bit since then. Even when she's seen in Moon's flashback, back when she was younger, the only notable difference between the Minas is that the Mina from the past's eyes aren't as diluted and she has a cleaner look.
  • All for Nothing:
    • Mina spent hundreds of years waiting for Meteora's return. Meteora ends up beating her, apparently easily, offscreen.
    • Everything she did was to make Solaria proud, and see Solaria's ambition fulfilled, only to find that her idol is disappointed in her.
  • All There in the Manual: The Magic Book of Spells explains Mina's backstory and how she became Mewni's greatest warrior.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: "Moon the Undaunted" showed that despite some oddness, she was quite sane. But, given her craziness in "Starstruck", something happened that drove her to insanity. This difference in behavior and her insane ramblings in the latter episode implies she may have untreated PTSD. The Magic Book of Spells revealed she is the product of a Super Soldier project, specifically the prototype, created for a Mewman-Monster war several hundred years ago, implying her insanity is a product of the aforementioned PTSD, unrefined nature of the spells used on her, and having lived for so long as a living weapon.
  • Animal Motifs: In season 4, she develops a crow motif. She starts creating an army of crows to help assassinate Eclipsa and kill any non-Mewman who gets in her way.
  • Arc Villain: She spends the fourth season intending to overthrow Eclipsa and restore Mewni to its original, anti-monster state.
  • Ascended Extra: First appeared in a single episode of season two unrelated to the main plot. She still only appears a few times in season three, but has a critical role in Meteora's storyline. By season four, she is the main antagonist herself, as well as the show's Final Boss.
  • Asskicking Equals Authority: She was a high ranking soldier in the monster-Mewman war due to her Solarian abilities.
  • Avenging the Villain: Mina still praises Solaria and wants to kill all monsters for taking over Mewni and killing her.
  • Ax-Crazy: Immediately wants to conquer Earth when she thinks they're ants needing a leader, threatening teenage Monsters, trying to kill Meteora while she's emotionally vulnerable, then trying to do the same to the current princess of Mewni and the allied prince of the underworld... Yeah, she's kinda cuckoo.
  • A Nazi by Any Other Name: She is a Mewman supremacist whose ultimate goal is to wipe the monsters from the face of Mewni.
  • Bad People Abuse Animals: Mina trains crows to be Animal Assassins that plant petrifying Yada Yada Berries, not caring that she petrified dozens of them in the process.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: In "Monster Bash". She manages to undo Star's efforts and stir up more anti-monster prejudice, and gets the monsters who attended Star's party implicated by both local authorities and Rhombulus. Star is devastated.
  • Barefoot Poverty: She's now homeless and lacks her right boot. Later in "Ghosts of Butterfly Castle", she loses the other one.
  • Became Their Own Antithesis: In Star's eyes, she goes from being her most beloved hero to her greatest letdown to her biggest enemy.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: Mina is fervently dedicated to Solaria's cause because Mina was a penniless rag-seller that Solaria assured could still be Mewni's greatest warrior.
  • Bedsheet Ghost: She takes this form as the "Ghost of Butterfly Castle," where she puts on a white sheet over her muscular, transformed state.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: On the surface, she's a goofy, crazy lady who eats garbage and talks to inanimate objects, but beneath that she's a very dangerous and deranged warrior capable of turning herself in a hulking bruiser who can shrug off magic attacks with little effort.
  • Big Bad: She is the last big threat left in Season 4, planning to end Eclipsa and her monster-friendly politics. Turns out she formed a Big Bad Duumvirate with the Magic High Commission and Moon, but she betrays the latter and had no intention of really cooperating with the former. In any case, the initiative to overthrow Eclipsa was hers before anyone else got involved.
  • Black and White Insanity: She views all monsters as completely evil, even though there is evidence of the opposite. This was enforced by her "creator", Queen Solaria, the Monster Carver.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: She willingly took part in the Solarian experiments that turned her into an uncompromising super soldier. This removed her sense of empathy and gave her an overdriven instinct to kill or conquer any non-Mewman she encounters. However, even upon losing her powers (which makes many of the other Solarians regret their actions), Mina's attitude is almost completely unchanged.
  • Broken Ace: She used to be a lot more lucid and well-dressed before she lost it, and being considered one of the all around best warriors of Mewni.
  • Broken Pedestal:
    • Star wasn't happy that her beloved idol had turned into an utter nutcase and, later on, an outright villain and terrorist who advocates monster genocide.
    • She develops this toward Moon in "Ghost of Butterfly Castle" after Moon refuses to help her take down Eclipsa. She goes so far as to accuse Moon of having no loyalty towards her people. Despite Moon changing her mind, Mina doesn't hesitate to backstab her as soon as Moon gives an order she doesn't want to obey.
  • The Brute: Mina was Solaria's primary enforcer during the war.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: The greatest warrior of Mewni, and she's even less rational than Star back at the start of the series.
  • Cerebus Retcon: When she first appeared, Mina seemed to be a wacky homeless person who clearly could have been dangerous if she hadn't given up wanting to rule Earth so easily. The implication being her role as a great warrior got diminished as a result of being mentally exhausted after years of fighting and her insanity was the result of trauma. Then it turned out Mina's been bloodthirsty and unhinged ever since Queen Solaria turned her into the first Solarian Warrior, having brainwashed her into hating all monsters and wishing for their destruction. Mina simply got worse over the centuries.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: There isn't a single person she wouldn't betray to see Eclipsa and Globgor dead.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: She's just as clueless as Star was about Earth culture, while her actions indicate that even on Mewni she wouldn't be considered rational. In "Moon the Undaunted" we see that even when Mina was sane, she was already a bit of an oddball.
  • The Cuckoolander Was Right: Her declaration that Meteora is the most dangerous monster in existence is proven completely right when, after unlocking her size-shifter and Your Soul Is Mine powers, she goes on to wreck Mewni and essentially No-Sell everything thrown at her. Granted, the fact that The Magic High Commission are responsible for the chain of events that caused Meteora to become so dangerous makes it questionable whether she'd have been right in another timeline, but in the show proper, she's right.
  • Cool Helmet: Wears a Pickelhaube-like spiked helmet to emphasize the "warrior" aspect of being a Magical Girl Warrior. It saves her life from an arrow to the head in the series finale.
  • Crazy Homeless People: In a way, she's an interdimensional hobo who hunts for food inside Earth's dumpsters. "Monster Bash" reveals that she has set a tent inside the Ancient Monster Temple, but because the place becomes barricaded by the end of the episode, she's probably back to wandering around in the wild. She later starts House Squatting in the abandoned Butterfly Castle.
  • Crazy Sane: Mina's insanity is a result of the Solarian super soldier project, which removed any sense of empathy and mercy she had when she joined. Beyond that, Mina mostly acts like a neutral, if very loony person, kind of like Star when the series started. Only when she gets really ticked off does the former completely overshadow the latter.
  • Didn't Think This Through: Mina flat-out attacks both Star Butterfly and Tom Lucitor in her attempts to kill Meteora, seemingly forgetting that both are royalty to two allied kingdoms. Attacking Star without probable cause already qualifies her for being a traitor to the Kingdom of Mewni, but attacking Tom is even worse due to the fact that the Lucitors and Butterflys are in an alliance that was forged by Jushtin Butterfly, one that could break apart and lead to war if Tom's parents discover that their son was attacked by a former Mewman warrior.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Does not mind losing one shoe or being completely barefoot.
  • The Dragon: She presumably served as this to Solaria over 300 years ago. During the reign of Festivia, she was the Dragon-in-Chief leading Mewni's all-Solarian military to war against the monster uprisings while the Queen herself stayed in the castle. In the present day, Moon states that Mina was actually working for her the entire time, but Mina herself has already been planning to overthrow Eclipsa for a long time and pretty clearly doesn't see it that way, and turns on her as soon as Moon explains that she doesn't want Eclipsa and Globgor killed.
  • Dragon Their Feet: By season 4, Mina is revealed to be the last of the Solarians. She desires to restart the Solarian project so she and her fellow Mewmans can take back the land from the monsters. However, Moon refuses to do so. Mina deems her a traitor and seeks to fight the war herself.
  • Dramatically Missing the Point:
    • She believes she's protecting Mewni from the monster "invaders", seemingly ignorant of the fact that the monsters were there first, and that the first Mewmans were the ones who invaded and forced the monsters off their land.
    • After seeing her idol Solaria express disgust at her actions, she doesn't take it as a sign to better herself or let go. Mina's idolization of Solaria after that disregards her afterlife redemption, with her attitude more or less being "Solaria was great, but ultimately a failure, so now I'll succeed where she could not".
  • Evil Reactionary: Mina yearns for the days of Solaria the Monster Carver, when she and the other Solarians waged constant war against every monster in sight. When Eclipsa lets the monsters "ruin" Mewni by giving them full rights, Mina decides to restart the Solarian Program and dethrone Eclipsa (originally planning to reinstate Moon until she refused).
  • Evil Virtues:
    • Loyalty above all else. She's completely loyal to Solaria's long lost cause, and when she meets Moon again as the ghost of the Butterfly castle, she bows down to her and treats her with respect, despite the fact she's no longer the queen she's supposed to follow.
    • She appears to be A Mother to Her Men towards her Solarian henchmen.
    • Mina is very selfless, not caring much at all about her own wellbeing or even if she dies.
  • The Evils of Free Will: Mistakenly believes that Earthlings are leaderless and chaotic.
  • Expy:
    • Her design and background is clearly based on Sailor Moon, having the same hairstyle, being introduced by doing a flashy Transformation Sequence that looks like it came straight out of the Sailor Moon anime, and being celebrated as a great hero. However, in terms of personality she's more of a deconstructed version of Sailor Moon; because of (implied) untreated PTSD and other issues, fighting monsters for years, and being influenced by anti-monster propaganda, she transformed from a great hero to a crazy, homeless nutcase who let her beliefs get too far, to the point of nearly harming innocent people.
    • Her muscular form bears some resemblance with Broly complete with blank eyes.
  • Face–Heel Turn: By "Monster Bash", she's so far fallen that she refuses to let monsters and Mewmans coexist, feeling the only good monster is a dead one. She will even go as far as to murder Star to maintain the old status quo.
  • Fallen Hero: She was Mewni's greatest warrior and a general in the Butterfly court, but she became a hobo presumably due to her beliefs. By "Monster Bash", she's fallen so far that she was willing to attack anyone who sided with monsters, including Star.
  • Famed In-Story: Star recognized Mina as Mewni's greatest warrior.
  • Fantastic Racism: Like most Mewmans, she despises monsters. Unlike most, she takes it Up to Eleven by desiring the total genocide of monsters, and wants to kill Meteora because she's half-monster. When she finds that Star wants to strike up friendships with monsters by throwing a party instead of fighting them, she resorts to murdering her. She also has a very hostile opinion towards humans, seeing them as beings who need to be brought to heel.
  • Final Boss: Since the show is in its final season, Mina is the final villain that Star faces.
  • Flying Brick: Her powered-up form is incredibly strong, has Super Toughness, and can fly under her own power.
  • Flying Firepower: She can use her magic to fly and blast her enemies with blue flame.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Mina was originally a simple peasant girl until the Mewman Monster war during Solaria's rule, in which she volunteered to be the first "Solarian". The project made her into a fearsome warrior and Mewni's champion, but the unstable nature of the unrefined spells caused her to slowly succumb to Sanity Slippage, transforming her into the Fantastic Racist Fallen Hero she is today. The powers she had once used to defend Mewni she now instead uses to terrorize the innocent all in a misguided attempt at fulfilling her duty.
  • Funny Schizophrenia: Mina's poor mental health is shown as a serious problem (both for her and everyone else), but her generally bizarre behavior is still played for a large amount of humor.
  • Helicopter Hair: She can use her long pigtails as propellers to make her fly.
  • How the Mighty Have Fallen: Mina was once part of the royal court and a respected warrior when Moon first came to power, though still a little off as the flashback in "Moon the Undaunted" shows. In the present, she's a homeless nut. Thanks to Moon's help, she eventually comes Back from the Brink, leading a whole new army. Then she falls even further, losing her powers and almost all her followers.
  • I Can Rule Alone: Mina offered to serve to Moon if she'd revive the Solarian program to dethrone Eclipsa. Moon initially refused, but then changed her mind and brought the Magic High Commission along with her. However, Mina still distrusted Moon for her initial refusal, and betrays them as soon as Moon tries to rule outside Mina's terms.
  • Ignored Epiphany: Though Mina is momentarily devastated by her mentor Solaria disapproving of her beyond the grave, it ultimately does nothing to change her mind. Mina even says she's still sworn to Solaria, suggesting she's in denial about it even happening.
  • Ironic Name: Mina Loveberry isn't very loving, least of all towards monsters, and is one of the most bloodthirsty characters in the series.
  • Knight Templar: She considers all monsters to be a threat that must be ended at all costs. In "Monster Bash", she calls Star a traitor for helping the ones she captured escape.
  • Lack of Empathy: The conversion into a Solarian soldier removed her empathy and made her uncompromising with her enemies.
  • Laughably Evil: Her becoming a serious villainous threat hasn't stopped her from being goofy and funny at several occasions.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Before being stripped of her power and most of her army, Mina sees the ghost of the queen she swore to serve is contemptuous of Mina and by extension, her own legacy, and abandons her.
  • Magic Skirt: Her skirt is much shorter than Star's dress and flickers several times, but she doesn't get a single Panty Shot.
  • Meaningful Name: The name "Mina" means "protector" and she's the greatest warrior in all of Mewni. She's also a protector of Solaria's ideology as she was uncompromising and relentless in "Monster Bash".
  • Might Makes Right: Mina appears to think being a mighty warrior entitles her to be unquestioned ruler over Earthlings.
  • No Indoor Voice: Mina shouts virtually every single line.
  • No-Sell: In her hulked-out form, Mina Loveberry is tough enough to shrug off Star's strongest spell, Spider-With-A-Top-Hat Blast. Even after she is imprisoned in a chained, rune-decked coffin summoned by Tom, it doesn't really faze her, as she quickly busts herself out and sends Tom flying.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: She appears like a pretty harmless crazy person at first... until she decides to try taking over Earth. She then starts kidnapping monster teens in "Monster Bash" and tries to kill Star, Tom and Meteora.
  • Number Two: The Magic Book of Spells revealed she was one to Solaria the Monster Carver. Mina was the first subject of the Solarian super soldier project and she barely survived the experience, much to the joy of Solaria, who took a liking to her and hoped for her survival. Since then, Mina was on the front lines with Solaria during the war.
  • Odango Hair: Specifically the buns-combined-with-Girlish Pigtails variant, which makes her look an awful lot like Sailor Moon.
  • One-Winged Angel: She can transform into a much buffer version of herself, gaining flight, glowing eyes, and pointed teeth in the process. This form is so powerful that makes her not only stronger, but able to No-Sell all of Star and Tom's attacks and it also allows her to control a massive suit of Solarian Soldier armor complete with a sword that can kill monsters over time with a single wound, making her quite possibly the most powerful physical threat in the series.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: It's not enough for Mina that Eclipsa just goes away/disappears, because ever since Eclipsa's return, she wants her dead, and by her hand alone. When Moon planned to help Eclipsa escape with her family to another dimension, Mina felt she was being denied the opportunity. In fact, when Eclipsa disappeared through a portal, Mina makes it clear she will not stop until she finds her prey.
  • Outdated Hero vs. Improved Society: As recently as the beginning of Moon's rule, Mina was considered a hero to Mewni for fighting in its wars against armies of monsters. Times since have become more peaceful, so Mina's gung-ho attitude is thought of less favorably. When Eclipsa becomes Queen, and most of the kingdom at least tolerates her pro-monster reforms, Mina becomes an outright Evil Reactionary who wants her dethroned.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: As a Solarian, she's made to be a butcher of monsters.
  • Playing with Fire: Besides her flight and Super Toughness, she can also fire blasts of blue flame from her hands.
  • Prehensile Hair: Mina's pigtails can be used as whips or even Helicopter Hair.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Purple is part of her color scheme, and she's considered Mewni's strongest warrior, to the point that the combined forces of Star, a magic user on par with Eclipsa, and Tom, a Mewman-Demon hybrid with a lot of power as well, are barely able to slow her down.
  • Really 700 Years Old: She's over three centuries old, dating back to the reign of Queen Solaria.
  • Recruited from the Gutter: Hundreds of years ago, Mina was a dirt-poor peasant in a village frequently attacked by a giant monster that lived nearby. When Solaria drove the monster off, she invited the villagers to become her soldiers, and Mina was the only taker.
  • Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Mina proclaiming that Meteora is the most powerful monster in Mewni is used as an excuse to kill her. However, when she fails to kill her, Mrs. Heinous goes back to St. Olga's to find out the truth, and when she finds out her supposed heritage is true, she turns into a full monster and goes on to prove Mina right. Sure, The Magic High Comission are the reason Meteora is in the state of mind that would cause her to grow mad, but if Mina had kept her mouth shut and not revealed her heritage, Meteora's discovery and madness could've been slowed down, if not stalled for an indefinite amount of time.
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: A villainous example. Mina is determined to stop Meteora and any monster she encounters but she fails to recognise the consequences of attacking and/or killing an unprovoked prince and princess. Especially since the princess is from the same kingdom as Mina. When Eclipsa becomes queen again, Mina doesn't care at all that she's the legitimate ruler, and tries to assassinate her to make Moon back in charge, or be in charge herself if Moon won't do it.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!:
    • After she's defeated by the power of democracy.
    • In "Monster Bash" after Rhombulus and the Mewman royal army crash the monster temple party, she jumps out the nearest window and flies away with her own hair.
    • In "Ghost of Butterfly Castle", when Moon rejects her plan to take the crown from Eclipsa, Mina takes her murder of trained crows and flies off. Though it later turns out she went back to the castle.
    • In "Cleaved" after she's been depowered as well as practically rejected by Solaria, she packs up and leaves with Manfred to live in the wild, claiming that as long as Mewman-supremacist ideals exist she will never be truly defeated.
  • Secondary Color Nemesis: She's an antagonistic figure with lots of sea green and purple.
  • Shadow Archetype: She's basically an extreme self-parody version of the main character, Star Butterfly: utterly eccentric, impulsive, and crazy, to an extent well beyond even the real Star, and with none of her redeeming qualities. The real Star actually has moments of self-reflection and self-doubt, and isn't nearly this crazy. Which is saying something. In-universe there is supposed to be a similarity because Star said Mina was her idol growing up, so part of her whole look/attitude was inspired by Mina's reputation.
  • Social Darwinist: When Moon points out all the people who died as part of the Solarian program, Mina just takes it as sign that she's better than them.
  • Sociopathic Soldier: Mina is just so far gone that she has no concern for collateral damage of anyone who could get harmed. Mewni's Knights hardly call her in unless the situation has passed the Godzilla Threshold.
  • Shout-Out:
    • Her entire appearance and her being a Magical Girl draws heavy similarities to Sailor Moon, and also a deconstruction of her character (specifically, the hardened magical warrior who develops PTSD and becomes a crazy nut). Her name is also an Americanized version of Sailor Venus' human identity "Minako Aino".
    • Her hulked-out Super Mode echoes Dragon Ball.
  • Shut Up, Kirk!: In "Monster Bash", she ignores all of Star's attempts to make her come to reason about monsters not being evil. She does it again to Moon in "Ghost of Butterfly Castle" when Moon tries to tell her that the Solarian Soldier project was cruel and that what she's doing is wrong.
    Mina: I'll always be a soldier! Just like you'll always be the queen! Where's your loyalty to your peeps? ... I took an oath and as long as the enemies of Mewmans exist, I will never stop fighting them!
  • The Starscream: She has no problems ending her alliance with Moon once the latter reveals that she just wants Eclipsa to step down as Queen rather than die for being a monster lover.
  • Sudden Sequel Heel Syndrome: The end of Mina's introductory episode "Starstruck" implied she still cared about her "mud sister" Star—enough to give up conquering Earth without a fight just because Star would be against her. When they next meet in "Monster Bash", Mina quickly abandons any feelings for Star upon finding out she's a "traitor" who's friends with monsters.
  • Super Prototype: She was the first Solarian Warrior, and the only one to survive through the ages, because she was the only one to not destroy herself.
  • Super Soldier: The Magic Book of Spells reveals that she was an ordinary peasant girl living in the days of Queen Solaria, until she volunteered to undergo a series of magical treatments that turned her into a living anti-monster weapon referred to as a "Solarian". Her disdain for monsters stems from the fact she was made to fight during the Mewman-Monster war, and her insanity appears to stem from the contents of the spells used to make her, and lack of refinement due to being the prototype for the project.
  • Talking the Monster to Death: In "Starstruck", no fight is needed to stop her intent to take over.
  • Technicolor Fire: The flames she ues to transform, that surround her transformed state, and the ones she shoots are all colored blue.
  • Tragic Villain: Even for all her violently authoritarian and racist beliefs, Mina manages to be pitiable because of how they have completely destroyed her mental health and quality of living—especially when she's too far gone to question or care about any of it.
  • The Unfought: In terms of the final battle anyway, it takes her awhile to get to the Realm of Magic which by that point Star, Moon, Eclipsa and Meteora are in the process of erasing magic. Before she can attack them, she spots Solaria among the princess spirits and gets distracted long enough for a corrupted Unicorn to blindside her, taking her out of the equation for the remainder of the climax. She's last seen being carried off, still ranting she won't stop in her quest despite the lack of magic.
  • Unstoppable Rage: The Solarian program was designed to make Mina an uncompromising monster who butchers any non-Mewman she locks eyes with.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Queen Solaria the Monster Carver, or rather, to a very dead cause. Mina is so loyal to her and her ideology, that she'd happily and relentlessly attack Star and Tom to kill Miss Heinous.
  • The Unfettered: Mina is conditioned by the Solarian super soldier project to never surrender in the face of adversity, even when she stands alone against the monsters. Mina has been through everything and she can't be reasoned with.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: She was a humble peasant girl who'd never dream of fighting when Solaria recruits her to be the first Solarian super soldier.
  • Utopia Justifies the Means: She wants to assassinate Eclipsa and any of her allies to take back Mewni from the monsters.
  • Villain Has a Point: She's very racist towards monsters, believing them all to be dangerous, and claims that Meteora, who has only just discovered that she's half-monster, is very powerful and must be stopped. However, as the last few episodes of season 3 reveal, she's right.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: In stark contrast to Star, who is fascinated by the way things work on Earth, Mina doesn't seem to grasp that Earth has no single ruler because other governing systems have been established. After she is given a crude explanation of what democracy is, Mina takes this to mean that Earth needs a ruler and sets out to conquer the planet by battling everyone on it.
  • Wide Eyes and Shrunken Irises: Her irises are perpetually dilated in the present to indicate mental instability. "Moon the Undaunted" shows that her eyes used to look more normal.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Mina's powers are a result of Solaria's experiments, which caused Mina to lose her sanity to instinctual bloodlust.
  • With Us or Against Us: Accept her ideals of peace and help her overthrow Eclipsa, but if you don't, you're in her way. Doesn't matter if that person is a monster, Mewman, or a former Queen.
  • The Worf Effect:
    • Her Super Mode in "Monster Bash" is shown to be nigh-on invincible. In "Divide", Meteora sucks out Mina's soul before the episode even begins.
    • In "Cleaved", her Super Mode is once again overpowered, this time by the corrupted unicorn, who drags Mina under the waters of the Realm of Magic with little effort.
  • Would Hurt a Child: She kidnaps some monster teens simply for being in the wrong place at the wrong time and she has been hunting Meteora since she was a baby.
  • You Cannot Kill An Idea: In the finale, after having her plans utterly destroyed and her army wiped out, Mina remains defiant even as she flees, claiming that so long as least one person continues to believe in Mewmen supremacy, she will never truly be defeated. The irony of course is that there is no Mewni anymore due to the magic disappearing and the realms merging. Star had pretty much abolished the monarchy of the Butterflys and the people she fought so hard for are now displaced on an Earth along with monsters and likely will now have to get along if they wish to survive the new plane of existence. With her powerless, loss of her supporters, and near next to everyone she betrayed or subjugated into helping her now seeing her as nothing more then a madwoman, the idea she wishes to continue is really nothing more then a pipe dream at best and a futile rebellion at worst. So she is defeated, but is too stubborn to realize it.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Mina has purple hair.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: At the end of the day, Mina is no one's lapdog and Moon and the Magic High Commission were just tools to her, having sped up her progress. Mina very much abandoned the Magical High Commission by threatening them to stay out of her way and ignoring their efforts to check on her. She may have allowed Moon to believe she's in charge, but Moon's usefulness expired the moment she revealed she wasn't ever going to give Eclipsa to Mina.

    Sebastian 
A crow that Mina takes in as her companion in season four.
  • Amplified Animal Aptitude: He can fully understand Mina's speech, doing things like sneaking into a castle miles away to poison food. This may or may not be related to him being empowered with magic.
  • Animal Assassin: Originally trained to sneak Yada Yada Berries into Eclipsa's food to petrify her. Later, he becomes a magically-empowered Attack Animal.
  • Creepy Crows: A crow that gives a cold stare before attacking, and gets even creepier after being scarred by Tom.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: Obtains a monstrous eye scar during his encounter with Tom in "Junkin' Janna".
  • Hulking Out: Like the mewman Solarians, he can take an enormous stronger form.
  • Muscles Are Meaningless: Even when still regularly-sized, he can lift hundreds or even thousands of pounds into the air.

    The Ancient Armors 
Armors from the ancient past of Mewni, used in fights against monsters.
  • Break Out the Museum Piece: These armors have not been used in over a millennium, so Mina had to salvage as much as she could find to reassemble them. When they're brought out, they have visible signs of wear.
  • Chekhov's Gun: They were first shown in "Mewnipendence Day" in a picture book of Mewni's founding, and end up being the primary threat in the series' Final Battle.
  • Giant Mecha: They essentially work as this, with the Solarian Warriors in the helmet, controlling them.
  • Helicopter Hair: Mina's armor is able to do this in a similar fashion to herself.
  • Keystone Army: In the finale, once the Realm of Magic is destroyed, every single suit of armor falls apart since they don't have enough magic to power them up.
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    Mr. Candle 
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Voiced by: Dave Allen

The guidance councilor at Echo Creek High. His debut episode, "Mr. Candle Cares", also shows he was sent by Tom to investigate Marco and Star's relationship, but has since stayed around.


  • Ambiguously Human: In his first appearance, he's shown to be working for Tom, but he demonstrates no explicit supernatural powers of his own (contacting his boss was done with ritual items and it's unclear if the flying file cabinet he rode away on was moved by its own enchantments or by any power of his), leaving it ambiguous as to whether or not he's an actual human. He has no apparent disguise or alternate form, so his human appearance is likely his true form. We also get no backstory explaining his origins, where he comes from, or how he knows Tom in the first place. This is somewhat clarified later in "Collateral Damage" when Star mentions that he's not from the same dimension as the one Earth is in, though this does little to explain what he is.
    • It's made even more ambiguous in "Cleaved" since he stays on Earth once magic is gone, but Willoughby (the talking dog from "Fetch") appears on Earth despite originating from a different dimension.
  • Anti-Villain: Despite being Tom's minion and causing Star and Marco to worry about their future, he wasn't that bad as he did get them both as well as other students thinking about what they want to do about their future. He also tried to stop Marco from angering Tom.
  • Becoming the Mask: He infiltrated Echo Creek Academy as a guidance counselor for Tom's plan to keep Star and Marco apart, but even after aborting the mission, he is shown in "Collateral Damage" to have returned as an actual guidance counselor and sincerely gives his services to the dismayed student body.
  • Identical Stranger: A knight of Mewni named Sir Crandle looks and acts exactly like Mr. Candle, but allegedly they're not the same person. Despite some slips of the tongue that strongly imply otherwise.
  • Meaningful Name: A guy named 'Candle' has a hotheaded fire-and-brimstone guy like Tom for his real boss.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: He may work for Tom, but he warns Marco about bragging out loud about Starco in a romantic context. And never-minding that, he does seem to be genuine about his job and didn't seem to mean any harm to Star's mental state in the B-plot. And despite initially aborting the mission under Tom's orders, Mr. Candle ends up going back to Echo Creek and resuming his job as guidance counselor.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: Despite being quickly replaced by Tom as the antagonist of the episode, Mr. Candle gets both Star and Marco thinking about the future and manages to unintentionally convince Marco to pursue his red belt, as well as inadvertently spurring the friendship between Tom and Marco.
  • Spit Take: Does one when Marco says he and Star have become 'smooch buddies' after already telling Tom they were platonic and Tom was being hidden in the room.

    Monster Arm 
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Voiced by: Corey Burton

One of Star's botched spells turned Marco's arm into this evil, sentient tentacle. Although Star was able to change it back, it swore it would return...


  • Combat Tentacles: It is one.
  • The Corrupter: Makes Marco become an Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy so it can feast on the entrails of his defeated enemies.
  • The End... Or Is It?: It's hinted that it's not entirely gone by the end of the episode and could very well return. In the beginning of "Storm the Castle", Marco looks at his arm and sees brief glimpses of the monster arm, then immediately puts his arm down.
  • Evil All Along: Hey, what do you know? The Monster Arm isn't so bad after all- wait, no, it's actually worse.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: It wants to eat the organs of humans.
  • Stop Hitting Yourself: As Marco's sentient appendage every attack against him is technically this, but it takes the time to involve his other arm for this trope.
  • Verbal Backpedaling: When it suggests slaughtering the human race and feasting on their remains. It hastily suggests winning the tournament as a replacement.
  • Wall Crawl: Its suckers allow it to cling to walls and ceilings.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Attempts to kill Jeremy.

    Pixie Empress 
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Voiced by: Anna Camp

The ruler of Pixtopia. She later develops a crush on Ferguson and tries to marry him and possibly eat him. But later settles for marrying Alfonzo.


  • Cleavage Window: The small patch on her dress that's the same color as her skin may be this.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: When Ferguson decides that he is not ready for marriage, she tries to have him, Star, and the others executed.
  • Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon: While she is a cute pixie, she can be pretty ruthless.
  • Fairy Sexy: Both Ferguson and Alfonzo certainly think so.
  • Fourth Date Marriage: She tries to marry Ferguson on the same day that they have met. Played straight with Alfonzo.
  • Interspecies Romance: Her brief relationship with Ferguson and later her marriage with Alfonzo.
  • No Accounting for Taste: If either of her relationships count for anything. She even claims that Ferguson was out of her league.
  • To Serve Man: Debatable. Star believes that the Empress doesn't really love Ferguson, and just wants to eat him. However, this has yet to be confirmed, especially since Alfonzo apparently married her and is still alive.
  • Tranquil Fury: She was pretty chill when ordering her guards to kill the episode's protagonists.
  • What Does She See in Him?: It's pretty clear that Marco is wondering why she is attracted to Ferguson. Star thinks it's because she just wants to eat him.
  • Yandere: Her reaction to Ferguson deciding to wait on marriage? "Guards, kill them all."
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: She has fuschia hair.

    The Truth or Punishment Cube/The Box of Truth 
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Voiced by: Sean Schemmel

A mysterious artifact that serves as the host of a magical game where the participants must tell the truth or suffer increasingly severe punishments. Pony Head brings it to Star's sleepover for them to play.

It's eventually revealed that Truth or Punishment Cubes are actually the "Party" setting for what is known as the Box of Truth, a tool used in Mewnian Judicial Systems.


  • Absurdly High-Stakes Game: If you don't tell the truth, you and all the other players will suffer increasingly horrible punishments, eventually to the point of life-threatening retribution.
  • Ax-Crazy: It gets more and more deranged and agressive as the game progresses, to the point of attempting to physically harm Star and her friends.
  • Be as Unhelpful as Possible: The game only insists that someone is lying, but won't explain who and won't stop punishing all the players until that person admits the truth. This causes problems during the final question since Star herself doesn't quite realize her crush on Marco.
  • Berserk Button: Lies. The game is not only designed to punish dishonesty, it is also fully sentient and actually feels enraged whenever a lie is told. Given it's original use as a tool of justice, this means that it's punishments are meant as a counter to the crime of Perjury, or Lying under Oath.
  • Black and White Insanity: It's unable to comprehend that people's feelings can be complicated enough that even they don't know the truth about how they feel about something or someone. That said, it otherwise seems to understand the grays of morality, as it considers both Eclipsa and the Magical High Commission (Moon Excluded) to be guilty of treason - Eclipsa for abandoning her post as Mewni's queen, and the MHC for conspiracy against the Mewnian Royal Family, and leaves by pointing out they both have a lot of issues to sort out.
  • Body Horror: The penalty for lying on the second question causes Star and her friends to turn into grotesquely ugly monsters.
  • The Bus Came Back: After it's first appearance in "Sleepover," it next appears a full season later in "Butterfly Trap."
  • Call-Back: Upon it's activation in "Butterfly Trap" it asks "Who do you have a crush on?". This is a reference to "Sleepover" where it infamously asks this question at the party which results in the viewer discovering Star's crush on Marco.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: The punishments for lying about even the littlest things range from getting tortured by tickles, getting turned into ugly disfigured monsters, to getting outright killed by the game.
  • Felony Misdemeanor: The game treats all lies as terrible, including small white lies to spare someone's feelings, or lies that a person might not actually realize themselves are untrue. This is a holdover the Cube's "Party Mode" suffers from stemming from it's raison d'etre of preventing perjury on a trial stand.
  • Judge, Jury, and Executioner: Its true purpose as revealed in "Butterfly Effect" is all those functions rolled in one as an alternative means to daunting judicial proceedings, and it has the final say. Moon is understandably shocked and reprimanding when Star says she used it for a Truth or Dare session during a sleepover party, stating that The Box of Truth is not for games. Only to then promptly reveal that not only does it actually have a "Party" setting, it also has a "Bachelorette" setting.
  • Killed Mid-Sentence: The game is crushed by a trash compactor just as it makes one final declaration after Star says Marco's name.
    Truth or Punishment Cube: TRUTH! Star Butterfly has a crush on—
  • Knight Templar: The Cube is deathly serious about any kind of lie, even little white lies. It's more understandable when it's used in a court setting.
  • Living Lie Detector: It can tell when someone's not being honest with others, or even themselves.
  • Logic Bomb: Star manages to defeat it by convincing it that one's feelings aren't always a simple matter of true and false. This is apparently too much for the game to handle, and it literally breaks down as a result.
  • No-Sell: The wand's magic has no effect on it, presumably because agreeing to follow its rules is a Magically Binding Contract. When a second one traps the Magical High Commission in a shrinking room after they deny any knowledge of Eclipsa's true daughter, none of their powers, are capable of keeping the walls at bay.
  • Parlor Games: "Truth or Punishment" is like Truth or Dare, only without the "Dare" part, and if anyone lies then all the players have to suffer some penalty.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: The Cube only appears in one episode and is destroyed by the end of it, but playing the Cube's game is how Jackie-Lynn Thomas learns about Marco's crush on her, which is the impetus for their RelationshipUpgrade in later episodes. The cube's last words also reveal (to the audience if not to the characters themselves) that Star has a crush [[LoveTriangle on Marco and doesn't realize it. A second cube later forces the Magical High Commission to admit to tampering with the Mewnian Royal Records after swapping Eclipsa's Half-Monster daughter, Meteora, for a peasant child who would become Festivia, effectively usurping Mewni's royal throne.
  • Talking the Monster to Death: Star takes it down by pointing out that the world doesn't follow its brand of Black and White Insanity.
  • Tickle Torture: This is the penalty for lying on the first question.
  • The Walls Are Closing In: The punishment for committing perjury in a courtroom setting.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Most of the victims of his punishment for lying are girls and he has no qualms about it.
  • Would Hurt a Child: The Cube doesn't have a problem with potentially killing teenage children.
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    Naysaya 
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Voiced by: JP Karliak

A second head that sprouts from Marco's neck to spill his most embarrassing secrets whenever he tries to talk to Jackie-Lynn Thomas. He is the product of a demon curse that Tom cast on Marco after the Blood Moon Ball to prevent Marco from asking out Star.


  • Antagonist Title: "Naysaya" is both the name of the curse and the episode that the curse was featured in.
  • Big Eater: As big an eater as a tiny head can be, but the Naysaya wolfs down spoonfuls of cereal and stuffs its face with the cereal Marco feeds it before swallowing, all while repeating, "some more" over and over again.
  • Body Horror: Marco writhes in pain as a tiny ball grows out the side of Marco's neck and spins in place to reveal a face. Yeah, the Naysaya growing out of Marco's neck is a pretty horrifying scene, Janna's excited reaction aside.
  • Cannot Keep a Secret: The Naysaya's defining trait is this trope. As long as Marco is under its curse, he or the head will keep revealing his most embarrassing secrets and insecurities for all to hear whenever he tries to interact with the person he likes.
  • Character Tic: Naysaya often stutters when saying "because" while it's saying an embarrassing secret.
  • Food as Bribe: Marco asks the Naysaya what it wants in exchange for keeping quiet. Marco ends up spoon-feeding the Naysaya cereal in exchange for nothing, since Naysaya doesn't know what a promise is.
  • I Lied: Subverted. Though Marco feeds Naysaya all the cereal it can eat in exchange for keeping quiet when he tries to ask out Jackie, Naysaya's reaction when Marco calls him out on gong back on his word implies that the Naysaya genuinely has no concept of a promise.
  • In-Series Nickname: Star and Janna take to referring to the Naysaya head as "Marco Jr." when it first appears, much to Marco's frustration.
  • Moment Killer: His purpose in life is to be this, blurting out the most embarrassing secrets of his current host to ruin any attempts at relationships until he runs out of secrets.
  • Obliviously Evil: Played with. Naysaya is genuinely confused when Marco is upset that he didn't keep his promise to stay silent, since Naysaya doesn't have a concept of a promise.
  • Pet the Dog: A minor moment, but when Marco is holed up in his room out of fear that the Naysaya will never go away and Star tries to give him some comforting words of encouragement, Naysaya says to Marco that Star's a good friend. This genuine statement is in stark contrast to the other embarrassing insecurities that the Naysaya's previous dialogue consisted of.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: He doesn't really hate anyone, it's just his job as the demon curse to blurt out dark secrets.
  • Really 700 Years Old: When Janna is looking up the Naysaya curse in her occult book and comes across a picture of the curse's victim from centuries ago, Naysaya's words imply that the head on Marco's neck is the exact same person as the one that grew out of the poor sap with the pilgrim hat depicted in Janna's book.
  • Situational Sociability: The Naysaya only blurts out Marco's secrets whenever anyone but Marco tries to talk to it. Any other instances of socialization with it are rare.
  • Stop Hitting Yourself: Before the Naysaya head was revealed, there was an instance of the curse compelling Marco to grab an athlete's fist and force that athlete to punch Marco in the face purely because Marco is apparently so self-loathing that he actually wanted the guy to beat him up for a stupidly petty reason, even though the athlete was completely understanding and patient about what happened earlier.
  • Third-Person Person: Naysaya is one, and Marco is briefly made into one while under the curse's influence until the Naysaya head actually appears.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: From Naysaya's perspective, Marco feeding him cereal and letting him stick around to watch a movie despite Naysaya doing nothing but cause Marco trouble most of the time.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Cereal.
  • What the Hell Is That Accent?: When Naysaya formally introduces itself to Jackie, Sabrina is surprised that the head growing out of Marco's neck sounds like it has a British accent.

    Preston Change-O 
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A magician who was present at Sensei's party capable of performing real feats of magic. Star had her suspicions about him and they turned out to be right in the end.


  • Ambiguously Evil: Whether or not Preston is being malicious with his joy-sucking is never made clear. He claims that it's fairly harmless, and the only reason it had such an effect on Jeremy Birnbaum is because "[he] barely had any joy to begin with".
  • Emotion Eater: He drains people of their joy, leaving them depressed afterwards.
  • Exact Words: When Star demands he tell the truth about what he is doing to his audience, he tells them how his magic tricks work instead of how he's been stealing their joy.
  • I Lied: Told Star that he was full from sucking peoples' joy and that he would no longer do it. Turned out it was all a ruse because as soon as he had a captive audience, the first thing he did was take their joy.
  • Magical Incantation: At first it seems like saying his stage name "Preston Change-O" after performing a trick is just an odd Verbal Tic, but apparently this is what activates his joy-sucking magic.

    Wyscan the Granter 
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As if this show couldn't get anymore anime!
Voiced by: Max Mittelman

A genie-like being who grants wishes to residents for the Neverzone in exchange for magical creatures.



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