Evil Horde

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The Evil Horde are the primary antagonists of She-Ra: Princess of Power and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.[1][2] However, most of the male characters appeared in the Masters of the Universe toy line and its accompanying media, including the Marvel comics, UK comics and mini-comics from 1985 onwards.

Principal members[edit]

Catra[edit]

Catra (voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series, AJ Michalka in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power) is the Force Captain of the Evil Horde (a position previously held by Adora before she defected). Her trademark is a magical mask, given to her by Hordak, who in turn had stolen it from the queen of the Magicats. Catra could transform into a purple panther of formidable strength by pulling the mask over her eyes. Even in human form, however, Catra had such confidence in her own skills that she was prepared to take on Huntara, one of the most ruthless warriors in the galaxy.[3]

The comically feline voice bestowed upon the character by Melendy Britt belied Catra's extremely cruel and calculating ways. The only characters that Catra evinced any tenderness towards were her pet lion Clawdeen and the handsome pirate Sea Hawk, although the latter evoked Catra's wrath when he paired with Adora. The vain feline Force Captain had no regard or concern for even her fellow members of the Evil Horde, although Entrapta seemed to come as close to being a friend of Catra's as anyone could get. She despised Adora from her time in the Horde, as she envied the position that Hordak adopted daughter was holding.

Catra's mask also granted her telepathic control over all cats, and seemingly the power to teleport herself to specific locations as displayed in the episode One to Count On. In the toyline, she is the principal villain instead of Hordak (who is part of the Masters of the Universe toyline),[4] but even in the Filmation series, she was featured as the chief antagonist in more episodes than any other Horde villain. In fact, Catra only seemed to serve Hordak in order to accrue more power and position for herself. She teamed up with Skeletor to destroy Hordak in My Friend, My Enemy, presumably after learning that Hordak offered to make Kowl's evil cousin Red-Eye his Force Captain. She was also perfectly ready to abandon Hordak so that she could become the Queen of the Magicats.

In the 2018 series, she is being portrayed as an anthropomorphic cat with heterochromic eyes who was Adora's friend before becoming enemies with her after she joined the Rebellion.

In the Masters of the Univers Classics toyline, her bio states that she gained her mask upon joining the Evil Horde.

Entrapta[edit]

A Horde scientist who specialises in devising traps, the beautiful Entrapta (voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series, Christine Woods in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power) has two long braids of prehensile hair that can ensnare her enemies. She appears to be a close sidekick of Catra. In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, her bio states that she was recruited by Catra when the Evil Horde first invaded Etheria.

Entrapta is a skilled scientist and inventor who is credited with designing advanced equipment for The Horde to employ in their battle against The Great Rebellion.[5] Her specialty is devising different traps for members of The Rebellion. One invention created by Entrapta is the Trapper Tank.

In the 2018 series, Entrapta is portrayed as a more sympathetic character as she initially joined the Rebels despite her eccentric obsession with technology complicating things for them.[6] But when assumed to have died during a rescue mission in the Fright Zone, Entrapta ends up being captured and convinced by Catra to defect to the Horde with the promise of giving her access to their advanced technology. Though she succumbs to the temptation while providing the Horde the means to search for First One technology, she essentially rationalizes herself as being neutral in her abstract pursuits of learning the secrets of Etheria's ancient past. She eventually wins Hordak's favor after impressing him with her ability to understand his advanced research, helping him perfect his technology. Entrapta learned what actually happened during Fright Zone mission, but was hesitant in trusting Adora as she warned her against opening a portal. Entrapta learned the portal device could destroy Etheria and refused to complete it, resulting in her exile to Beast Island by Catra covering up her discovery and making her appear as a traitor.

Entrapta also appears in the Robot Chicken episode "Slaughterhouse on the Prairie" where she, Catra and Scorpia attack Castle Bright Moon. Intercepted by She-Ra in the midst of a menstruation-induced temper, Entrapta is killed when She-Ra bursts her breasts.[7]

Grizzlor[edit]

Grizzlor is a hairy man-beast creature from the wild, using his brute strength when attacking his opponents. Most story media have portrayed him as either a mindless brute or as comically unintelligent. He looks more intimidating in the cartoon than the figure.

Grizzlor is introduced into the Masters of the Universe toy line in 1985 among the first wave of Evil Horde figures. His figure was packaged with the mini-comic "Grizzlor: The Legend Comes Alive!" which portrays him as a kind of urban legend among the Eternians, a product of apparent "tall tales" about a wild man-beast which roams the night stalking its prey. After Buzz-Off disturbs his Heroic comrades with tales of the creature, it later transpires that Grizzlor is a real creature and has been hired by Hordak to fight against He-Man and the Heroic Warriors. Grizzlor is portrayed as a mindless, savage killing machine, who is defeated by being shown his own reflection in a mirror; he apparently fears nothing but the sight of his own gruesome visage.

Grizzlor also appears in several of the Masters of the Universe comic series.[8] A notable one of these are the UK comics published by London Editions, which portray him as one of the least intelligent of all the evil characters. In this series he is frequently used for comic relief and has a childlike mentality, implying he is not actually evil and has merely been misled by Hordak into helping with his schemes. An origin story in a later issue explains that he comes from the jungle world of Jungulia "on the outer edge of the spiral arm of the N24 galaxy" and is a member of a race of man-beast creatures. Although his race was peaceful, by the age of 428 he had developed savage anger that shocked his family and stumbled across a range of powerful weapons in a cave. His youthful nature led him to see them as toys and play with them as such. When detected with the weapons by Horde Prime's sata-spies, they mistook him for an evil warrior and reported him to Hordak, who beamed him on board his ship, erasing all memories of Jungulia from his mind so he would willingly serve him. At first, upon seeing the advanced weapons, Hordak mistakenly believed Grizzlor must possess an incredible mental genius, but subsequently, Grizzlor proved to have no remote intelligence, rendering Hordak confused as to why Horde Prime wanted him in the Horde.

Grizzlor appears in animated form in the cartoon series She-Ra: Princess of Power, in which the Horde are the main villains. The cartoon series plays down his savagery, presumably to make his character more suitable for a children's audience. At times it even seems as though he may be more human than animal, particularly in the early episode "Beast Island" in which he is competent enough to operate a computer console and command a series of Destructotanks. However, he is far from intelligent and is usually portrayed as a generic bumbling villain, constantly fouling up Hordak's schemes. Although he appears frequently in the cartoon he has no spotlight roles and is mostly consigned to background appearances.

Grizzlor also features in animated form in the updated Masters of the Universe cartoon series, produced in 2002 by Mike Young Productions, to promote the relaunched toy line. Mattel had intended to release the Horde characters among the next wave of villains, and they were intended to fill the role of the main opposition to He-Man in the show's third season. The second-season episode "The Power of Grayskull" features the Horde in a flashback sequence, as an evil force from Ancient Eternia. Grizzlor was seen amongst Hordak, Leech, and Mantenna in a non-speaking role, and was imprisoned by King Grayskull in the dimension of Despondos together with Hordak and the rest of the Horde. However, since the toy line and cartoon were cancelled shortly afterward, the third season was never made. Despite the cancellation of the line. Grizzlor made a cameo in a 2018 She-Ra series after appearing in 2002 He-Man Season 2, a Grizzlor mini statue figure has been sculpted and issued by toy sculptors the Four Horsemen.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Grizzlor is a Karrakian from the planet Jungulia who was kidnapped by the Horde Empire and brainwashed to serve Hordak.

He also makes a brief appearance in the She-Ra and the Princesses of Power episode "Razz", voiced by Keston John.

Grizzlor appears in the Robot Chicken episode "1987", voiced by Seth MacFarlane. He alongside Beast Man try to prevent Mo-Larr from reaching Skeletor, only for the Eternian Dentist to use a drill on Grizzlor's eye. Tom Root voices Grizzlor in the episode "Slaughterhouse on the Prairie" where he accompanies Mantenna into attacking the Whispering Woods and slaughtering the Twiggets, only for She-Ra to stop them, and Grizzlor ends up being impaled by (and remaining stuck to) She-Ra's foot.[7] A decade later, he appears in the episode "No Wait, He Has a Cane" in the sketch "Grizzlor and the Secret of the Pubes", where Skeletor shrinks Grizzlor and has him impersonate He-Man's heart-shaped pubic hair so Skeletor can magically ignite it during Castle Grayskull's jazz night, after which Skeletor re-enlarges him and the pubic lice he was harboring, which attack everyone.[9]

Grizzlor was voted No.4 in The 14 Least Masterful Masters of the Universe by Io9,[1] and No.6 in 10 Weird Masters Of The Universe Action Figures From The 1980s.[10]

Grizzlor is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Keston John in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

Hordak[edit]

Hordak is Skeletor's old master, She-Ra's archenemy, and the Horde's ruthless cyborg leader who conquered most of the planet Etheria. In the 1980s cartoon series, Hordak is a cyborg who can alter his shape, most often into that of a rocket to make a quick get-away. In the Masters of the Universe comics Hordak also tries to conquer Eternia, making him a frequent adversary of both He-Man and Skeletor.

However, in the 2002 series Hordak wished to rule over all of Eternia. After he and his minions defeated the Snake Men, Hordak turned his attention to Castle Grayskull and launched an attack against it. He was defeated by King Grayskull, who banished Hordak and his forces to the Abyss and entrapped them in a dimension within. Somehow, ages later, Hordak became Skeletor's master, despite the dimensional differences. Hordak saves Keldor's life after he is mortally injured battling Randor; in saving his life, Hordak transformed Keldor into Skeletor and told him there would one day be a price to pay for Hordak's assistance. Later in the series, Evil-Lyn and Count Marzo attempt to release Hordak from his dimensional prison.

Unlike his former pupil Skeletor, Hordak prefers to place his reliance on Science and Technology, rather than magic. He suffered no fools and expected the highest standards of excellence from his minions, rewarding them when they succeeded and punishing them severely when they failed.

Hordak will once again serve as the main antagonist of the 2018 reboot She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

His face is a pale flesh color on the figure but pure white in the cartoon. Initially, the figure did not have the left cannon arm as he did in the cartoon. The figure just had two normal arms. However, later variants of Hordak gave him a variety of cyborg-like mechanical gimmicks, reminiscent of the shape-changing powers he displayed in the 1980s cartoon.

Hordak is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series, Colin Murdock in the 2002 series, and Keston John in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

Imp[edit]

Imp (voiced by Erika Scheimer) is a small, shapeshifting Horde spy. He is despised by the other Horde members, apart from Hordak, who enjoys his company.

Imp is a shapeshifting spy who helps out Hordak. Imp more often than not tries to stay on the right side of Hordak to avoid incurring his wrath. He points out to Hordak when other members of the Evil Horde fail in their different missions, and encourages Hordak to vent his anger on them. Because of this nature, Imp is hated by most other members of The Horde. It is not just The Horde who have a dislike for Imp, but also members of The Great Rebellion.

In one episode, Imp attempts to set up Kowl as a Horde spy, by planting Horde coins in his bed. Some of The Rebellion think Kowl may be a traitor, but Adora believes he is innocent. Later in the episode, it is revealed that Imp was the one responsible for the coins and that Kowl is innocent. The Rebels apologize to Kowl for not trusting him. Imp's main task is due to his shape-shifting abilities. He is tasked to spy on members of The Rebellion and report back to Hordak, which has been shown on several occasions, such as informing Hordak of the Red Knight and the birth of Swift Wind's baby on Unicorn Island.

It seems that without Hordak, Imp has little influences within The Horde, being more like a lapdog. Imp is actually rather distinctive amongst the Horde, as he is one of their few members with the ability to fly.

Imp makes an appearance in the 2018 series. Imp's shapeshifting abilities are not shown, but he is still employed as a spy and can record and playback overheard conversation.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, his bio states that he is a devoted minion of Hordak who talents are loathed by the other Horde members.

Imp's chest form was released as an accessory with a cartoon-inspired action figure of Hordak as part of the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline in 2014. His bio states that he is a devoted minion of Hordak whose talents are loathed by the other Horde members.

Leech[edit]

Leech is an amphibian-like creature with a large and bulky build who uses the suction pads on his hands, feet and mouth to siphon his opponent's life-force, rendering them helpless against him. In the cartoon, he did not have the "extra mouth" that the figure had. Instead, he used his suction cups to drain his enemies' life force.[11]

The second-season episode of the 2002 series "The Power of Grayskull" features the Horde in a flashback sequence, as an evil force from Ancient Eternia. Leech is seen among them in a non-speaking role and was imprisoned by King Grayskull in the dimension of Despondos together with Hordak and the rest of the Horde. Leech does not appear in the 2018 series.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Leech is a Slebetor Slugman that came from the bottom of Lake Gnarl when he was drawn to Hordak by a spell.

Leech is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

CBR voted Leech 3rd worst He-Man toy.[12]

Mantenna[edit]

Mantenna is a Horde member with four legs who can fire a variety of energy beams from his pop-out antenna eyes.[13] Mantenna is a nervous stuttering imbecile mainly used for comic relief, with a running gag that Hordak frequently sends him down a trap door in front of his throne for any number of reasons. Although, once or twice Mantenna actually turns the tables on Hordak and sends him plummeting down his own trap. The figure's eyes are blue but yellow in the cartoon.

Mantenna and the other original Horde warriors are featured in a flashback in the 2002 episode "The Power of Grayskull".

While not featured heavily, his appearance is far more serious and evil looking than it had been in She-Ra.

In the 2002 series, he is redrawn, to be much more menacing. Mantenna attempts to blast King Grayskull with his energy beams but ends up being choked to unconsciousness by the king. Mantenna does not speak in the 2002 series nor appear in the 2018 series.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Mantenna is Rebrunk Nuris from the planet Phelibio IX.

Mantenna is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

CBR voted Mantenna 6th worst He-Man toy.[12]

Scorpia[edit]

A female Horde enforcer with a stinging scorpion tail and sharp pincers, Scorpia (voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s cartoon, Lauren Ash in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power) appeared in the She-Ra cartoon.[14]

She appeared in the first season of the show as one of the Horde's main warriors.[15] She seemed to have jurisdiction over a region called the Crimson Waste, where she owned a scorpion-shaped domicile (with a throne room) replete with slaves.

Scorpia and Catra were often at loggerheads with each other, usually only working together as a last resort, although Scorpia ultimately had to obey Catra as a member of Catra's Force Squad.[16]

Instead of hands, she possesses claw-like pincers and a powerful tail which was used to capture opponents. Her tail makes her a powerful fighter but is at times a disadvantage to her as She-Ra has used it several times to hurl her out of the way. She is susceptible to flattery, shown when Bow (Sea Hawk in the 2018 reboot) fooled her once into believing that he was a Horde inspector and thus gained access into a secret Horde factory.

Scorpia owned a powerful tank called the Crawler, with a scorpion-shaped tail that shot sleep-rays. She learned the hard way that she may be skilled at both technology and combat, but isn't cut out to practice magic. The first-ever figure of Scorpia was released as part of the Masters of the Universe Classics in 2014. Her bio states that she is a Scorpioni who surrendered her home in the Crimson Wastes when siding with Hordak.

In the 2018 series, while having a more exaggerated figure with a more simple and naïve personality, Scorpia is revealed to be a Princess whose family were the original rulers of the Fright Zone before swearing loyalty to the Horde and giving Hordak the Black Garnet Runestone.[17][18] Even before the Horde's arrival to Etheria, Scorpia's family were considered outcasts among the royal families. She becomes Catra's right hand, having strong feelings for her and wanting to help her in any way she can.[18] Besides her huge claw pincers, Scorpia can use her tail to administer a paralysing venom into whomever she stings.

Shadow Weaver[edit]

The Evil Horde's mistress of dark magic, Shadow Weaver (voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series, Lorraine Toussaint in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power) is a vastly powerful Horde witch in a hooded robe who commands an array of dark magic and an encyclopedic knowledge of mystical lore.[15] She first appeared in the She-Ra cartoon series. She is an extremely powerful sorceress and a rival to Castaspella. She is often seen as second-in-command to Hordak. Her mystical home within the Fright Zone is called Horror Hall.

Shadow Weaver began as a practicing apprentice sorceress originally from the Kingdom of Mystacor. She, along with a rival sorceress named Castaspella, was being trained by a great Etherian sorcerer, Norwyn. When Hordak arrived on Etheria, he promised Shadow Weaver great power in exchange for information about rebel leadership, to which she agreed. Originally only a second-rate sorceress herself, her capabilities were greatly increased through a magical gem, one that was responsible for a devastating unforeseen physical transformation. While Shadow Weaver was absorbing the power of the Horde's "dark gem", Norwyn discovered her and realized Shadow Weaver's great betrayal. He then destroyed the gem, severing her link with the gem but not before she had taken a third of its power, inducing an irreversible change in her, mentally and physically. Shadow Weaver betrayed Norwyn and Castaspella, and joined The Horde forever.[19]

From the first episodes of She-Ra, it seems that Shadow Weaver acted as a sort of adoptive mother for Adora on Hordak's orders.

In the 2018 series, Shadow Weaver is drawn to be hoodless and wearing a mask to conceal her disfigurement. She is portrayed to have been originally a disgraced Mystacorian mage named Light Spinner who left her kingdom long ago and resurfaced as Hordak's second in command with access to the Black Garnet runestone which she learned to draw power from. For years, she favored Adora over Catra during their upbringing to the point of acting against Hordak's orders as she focused her full attention on reclaiming Adora. However, this gradually led to Shadow Weaver's downfall as Catra wins Hordak's favor and replaces her while she is imprisoned for violently refusing to relinquish the Black Garnet to her former subordinate.

The first ever action figure of Shadow Weaver was released in 2012 for the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline. Her bio states that she was born in Mystacor and was the apprentice to the great mage Norwyn until the day she sided with Hordak.

Horde Troopers[edit]

Horde Troopers or Hordesmen are robotic soldiers that serve the Horde Empire, and form the bulk of the Evil Horde's vast army.[1] They wear grey armor emblazoned with the Horde insignia. Debuting in the She-Ra cartoon series, they also appeared alongside Hordak in various MOTU comics. A Horde Trooper action figure was released in 1986 for the vintage Masters of the Universe toy line.

An updated pair of Horde Troopers was released in 2014 for the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline. Their bio states that they are mass-produced in the Horde's factories.

Minor members[edit]

Dragstor[edit]

Dragstor is a cyborg who is part man, part vehicle.[20] He has rocket thrusters on his back and a tyred wheel built into his chest which he uses to cruise along the ground at super-speed. He never appeared in the He-Man or She-Ra cartoons because he was one of the penultimate toys to be released, by which time the cartoons had ended.

In the comics, he was originally an ordinary athlete who (along with his best friend) was kidnapped and transformed by Hordak where Dragstor was mind-controlled to serve him. His friend became the Heroic Warrior Extendar, who has vowed to free Dragstor from the Horde's mind control.

Dragstor was voted No.6 in The 12 Coolest Masters of the Universe Action Features by Topless Robot.[15]

Modulok[edit]

Modulok is a multi-bodied monster who can reform himself into thousands of different shapes to confuse his enemies.[21] He is a member of the Evil Horde, though in some cartoon appearances is seen to work for himself.

According to the He-Man comics, Modulok was originally a petty thief called Galen Nycoff who was mutated into Modulok while attempting to escape from the Space Prison. He is also known for creating Multi-Bot. He is one of the few Horde figures to not wear a Horde bat emblem. This may be attributed to his origin as one of Skeletor's minions, who, despondent with Skeletor's rule, fled to Etheria and offered his services to Hordak. He does not have any major roles in the original He-Man cartoon because it was drawing to a close before the Evil Horde figures were released.

Modulok is voiced by Alan Oppenheimer in the 1980s series.

Multi-Bot[edit]

A member of the Evil Horde, Multi-Bot is a robot composed of multiple body parts which he can reform at will into thousands of different shapes. He is a robotic creation and counterpart of the character Modulok whose action figure also consisted of numerous different body parts which could be locked together in many different ways. He was marketed as the "evil robot of a thousand bodies". He is designed to allow his body parts to be combined with those of Modulok, with their merged form known as Mega-Beast.

Multi-Bot appears in the "She-Ra" cartoon only, because the "He-Man" cartoon finished its production run in 1985, a year before the toy was released.

Multi-Bot is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

Mosquitor[edit]

Mosquitor is a mosquito-themed insectoid villain who was introduced into the MotU toy line in 1987. He was one of the final figures to be released before the toy line's demise, and as a result is one of the rarest, meaning he never had any cartoon appearances. The action figure's special feature is a switch on its back, which when pressed caused his chest to flow with blood.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Mosquitor is a Kribleen insectoid vampire from the Bluubux Galaxy who joined the Evil Horde on his accord.

Colonel Blast[edit]

Colonel Blast is a Horde commander with electro-energy weapons built into his armor. He appears to be quite muscular and strong, but in reality, he is a rather scrawny and unimpressive man underneath the armor. He was based on the prototype for Rio Blast, a heroic character.

Colonel Blast is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series.

False Face[edit]

False Face is a member of The Evil Horde who only appears once throughout the series' run. In this episode, it is established that his power is to mimic the appearance of anyone he wishes. It is never clarified whether he could mimic another character's powers as well as their appearance.

In the episode, he is shown taking the form of Prince Highcliff, who had been visiting Bright Moon. Once in the form of the Prince, Hordak tells him that he will go to Bright Moon and spy on the Rebels in order to find a weak spot in their ranks. The Horde can then use this achilles' heel and defeat The Great Rebellion. False Face uses his disguise to enter Bright Moon and kidnaps Glimmer and steals the Moonstone, which powers Bright Moon. Back in the Fright Zone, False Face is thwarted by the real Prince and Glimmer retrieves the Moonstone. They rush back to Castle Bright Moon hopefully before The Horde can attack and overpower the people.

False Face is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series.

Spyster[edit]

Spyster is a member of the Evil Horde. He is a for-hire spy (hence the name) and works for Hordak after being paid. He appeared in only one episode in season 2 titled "The Inspector".

Spyster is voiced by Alan Oppenheimer in the 1980s series.

Vultak[edit]

Vultak is a vulture-like man with a beak-like nose, vulture wings, and vulture talons for feet. He works for the Horde where he runs Hordak's Zoo and regularly hunts new creatures for this facility.

Besides his ability to fly, he can use a special amulet to transform into a vampiric black shadow which comes in handy when obtaining creatures for Hordak's Zoo.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Vultak became an enemy of Stratos after he slew many Avionians in the Battle of Xarkoran.

Vultak is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series.

Cy-Chop[edit]

Newly created for the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Cy-Chop is a cyborg bounty hunter with scissor-like hands, blue furry limbs, and a transparent torso. He was created for the 30th Anniversary of the Masters of the Universe toyline by Mattel's Terry Higuchi.

In his earlier years, Scychor roamed the galaxy as a mercenary and professional thief with his partner Kronis until he was betrayed by him and thrown from the vehicle. The rogue robots saved him by preserving his organs in the robot body's chest and his brain in a robotic skull. As Cy-Chop, he was recruited by Hordak to fight against the Masters of the Universe and the Snake Men.

Horde Prime[edit]

Horde Prime is the supreme ruler of the intergalactic Horde Empire. Horde Prime was created by Filmation for the She-Ra cartoon but has since crossed over to Masters of the Universe as well.

Horde Prime is the ruler of the intergalactic Evil Horde.[22] He is only seen surrounded by smoke. His full true form has never been seen, though the episode For Want of a Horse confirms that he has two heads. A metallic arm comes out of the cloud of smoke when he is outraged or angered. Horde Prime has a son named Prince Zed who calls Hordak his uncle, indicating that Horde Prime and Hordak may be brothers or at least brothers-in-law.

In the Masters of the Universe comics published in the United Kingdom by London Edition Magazines, Horde Prime appears as a regular sized bearded humanoid with antennae which protrude through his helmet.

A Horde Prime action figure was finally released in 2012 for the MOTU Classics toyline, sculpted by the Four Horsemen. It includes two interchangeable heads, one based on his UK comics design and the other resembles his brother Hordak. The latter head also includes a helmet to represent his Filmation look.

Horde Prime appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. In this series, Hordak is one of a series of clones of Horde Prime, who served as his top general. However, Hordak was physically defective, and was cast out by Horde Prime, sent to die on the front lines, only for a portal to open and transport him to the planet Etheria in the empty dimension of Despondos. With nothing but his broken ship, the clone built an army and conquered much of the planet. He planned to eventually build a portal so he could bring the rest of the Horde forces to the planet so they could conquer it and prove that Horde Prime was wrong about him.

An action figure of him was released in the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline.

Horde Prime is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Keston John in the 2018 series.

Octavia[edit]

An octopus-woman who commands the naval branch of the Horde armada, Octavia was created for the She-Ra cartoon.

Octavia is an octopus woman from Octopus Cove. She is the Horde commander at a port near The Sea of Sigh, a small Etherian ocean.[15][23] Although she caught She-Ra in her tentacles upon first meeting her, the Octopus lady proved to be no match for the Princess of Power. Sea Hawk, on the other hand, was not nearly as successful at defending himself from Octavia, who even brandished hidden swords when challenged by the pirate. After being seized by her tentacles, Sea Hawk appeared to be drained of energy, suggesting that Octavia has abilities similar to Leech. She was also vastly more intelligent than the average Horde villain.

Octavia appears in a flashback in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as a Horde force captain having been injured by a younger Catra during training.

A Masters of the Universe Classics figure of her was released in 2012. Her bio states that she was recruited from her home in Octopus Cove by Hordak and rose through the ranks in the Evil Horde.

Octavia is voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series and by Christine Woods in the 2018 series.

Admiral Scurvy[edit]

Admiral Scurvy is a member of the Horde who oversees their naval operations on the Horde Dreadnought. He is also a rival of Sea Hawk.

Admiral Scurvy is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series.

Squall[edit]

Squall is Admiral Scurvy's pet cat who is overweight and wears an eyepatch.

Inspector Darkney[edit]

Inspector Darkney is the Horde Inspector that works for Horde Prime.

Inspector Darkney is voiced by Lou Scheimer.

Dylamug[edit]

Dylamug is a large, super-advanced evil robot who is occasionally placed in charge of Hordak's Horde Troopers.

He was based on concept art for a Mattel action figure called Dial-A-Feature, which would have had a similar gimmick as Man-E-Faces, but with the face divided horizontally into sections, allowing his eyes, nose, and mouth dials to be rotated individually.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Dylamug was originally a diplomatic droid from the planet Robotica until Hordak captured and reprogrammed him.

Dylamug is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series.

Callix[edit]

Callix (voiced by Scott McNeil in the 2002 series) is a Vebex Rock Man who can crumble him into pebbles and reassemble himself. His name is also spelled Calyx.

He first appeared briefly in the 2002 He-Man cartoon series. He was present with Hordak outside Castle Grayskull. When Callix gave Hordak the bad news about the Snake Men's defeat and how it will be difficult to attack Castle Grayskull, Hordak crumbled him to dust.

Callix received a toy In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline in 2015. He was recruited into the Horde during his youth and rose to the ranks due to his insight and perspective of the Horde's enemies.

Wrap Trap[edit]

Wrap Trap is an evil mummy who debuted in the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline.

In the past, Sibor is a disfigured priest and inhabitant of the Sands of Time who worked for the mystic Kartan. He had a crush on Kartan's daughter Princess Naka-Ra. When Princess Naka-Ra turned down his love for her, there was a struggle which led to Princess Naka-Ra's accidental death. Sibor then defiled the Temple of the Sun by trying to raise her from the dead. The Deathless Soldiers of Kartan stopped him Kartan sentenced him to be mummified alive while reading from the Netherworld Scroll. Eons later, Sibor's tomb was found by Hordak and Shadow Weaver and used the Netherworld Scroll to awaken Sibor. Enthralled by the Evil Horde and controlled by the Netherworld Scroll, Sibor became Wrap Trap and uses his enchanted bandages to strangle and ensnare his enemies. Though he would not attack She-Ra because she resembled Princess Naka-Ra.

Lonnie/Lohni[edit]

Lohni debuted as the former second-in-command under force captain Adora in the 1985 She-Ra: Princess of Power animated series in the episode "Friendship." After Adora's defection to the Great Rebellion, Lohni would assist Hordak in an attempt to trap Adora after Hordak had imprisoned her father. Lohni would however have a change of heart, joining the Rebellion herself and help rescue Adora.

A different version of the character, called Lonnie (voiced by Dana Davies) debuted in the 2018 She-Ra and Princesses of Power series, as a Horde cadet alongside fellow cadets Adora, Catra, Rogelio and Kyle.

Kyle[edit]

Kyle (voiced by Antony Del Rio) debuted in the 2018 She-Ra and Princesses of Power series. A rather weak and timid human character, he is the least effective member of Catra's soldiers, often working alongside Lonnie and Rogelio.

Rogelio[edit]

Rogelio is a lizard man in the 2018 She-Ra and Princesses of Power animated series. He serves as a Horde soldier often working alongside fellow cadets Lonnie and Kyle. Although a more effective soldier than some, he has little to no speaking lines in the series.

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