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A list of characters appearing in The Return to Gravity Falls, both canon and OC. Spoilers are unmarked.

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Dipper Pines

Mabel Pines

Grunkle Stan





Bill Cipher

  • Big Bad: Most likely. The options are either him or the Warlock, so it's a toss-up.
  • The Chessmaster: Manipulated Omir from the beginning, and in EZB's alternate first summer, there are hints that he was able to cause a lot of trouble in the family this way.
  • The Nicknamer: Even gives nicknames to the OC's.



An Alien from a species known as the Xabvri, the twins met him at the end of season one. After saving the town, he began to live in Gravity Falls at the Mystery Manor.

Arline Hirsh

Mabel's Paths Master, at the start of season two she is told by her Master to go to Gravity Falls and protect the twins from the Warlock. She begins living in one of the motel rooms and eventually starts training the twins.

Zander Maximillion

The lead singer of the band Duskhope, he met the twins when the band came to town. After finding a replacement singer, he retired from singing and moved into the Gleeful's old home, quickly becoming part of the twins' adventures.
  • Conscience Makes You Go Back: After trying to get out of dodge towards the end of season two, he realizes that he is part of the fight and returns to Gravity Falls.
  • Large Ham: Is his standard setting, but he is able to turn it down when the need arises.
  • Lethal Chef: Says he is this.
  • Living a Double Life: You have no idea how many lives he is living.
  • Long Haired Prettyboy: Has shoulder-length blonde hair.
  • Pretty Boy: Very much so.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Towards the end of season two, he tries to do this to avoid the ensuing war.
  • Signature Line: There will always be a new day.
  • String Theory: The first real sign that he is hiding something comes after the Summerween Party, where he is revealed to have one of these in a hidden room of his house, with more information on it than a rock-star who first came to town two weeks ago had any right, or way, of knowing.
  • The Rock Star
  • Vague Age
  • Wham Line: "There will always be a new day," Zander Maximillion said, lowering the mask in his hands.

Graupner Kinley, AKA: The Warlock

The twins' main enemy, they first met when he was attempting a searching spell. Since then, he has repeatedly tried to kill them and their friends, with varying degrees of success. He has a stutter from a spell his Master, the Sorcerer, put on him.

Omir Steindorf, AKA: The Sorcerer

The head of Steindorf and Co., he first comes to town during the business convention. After the Warlock causes trouble at the event, Omir appears to take a personal interest in the investigation into the Warlock's motives. In reality, he is the Warlock's Master, but is trying to keep up appearances so no one suspects him.

Kelly Yore

A demon of the past and Bill Cipher's sister, she meets Soos first when the Warlock used her to track the twins. But Soos' personal feelings when they first meet allow her to stick around and cause more trouble than intended.
  • Talking in Your Sleep: Causes this in Soos when they meet.
  • The Illuminati: Is Bill's sister. She is blue and has her point going down, and dresses like someone from the Victorian Era. Unlike her brother, she is a Demon of the Past.

The Guardsman/Arline's Master

Arline's Master first appeared at the start of season two to tell her to go to Gravity Falls to protect the twins from the Warlock. The Guardsman first appeared to observe the meeting of all the species of the forest, their problems having gotten worse sense the Warlock showed up. At the end of the first part of Fires of Hate, they are revealed to be one and the same. The next episode reveals that he is also the person who created the Paths.


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