List of She-Ra: Princess of Power and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power characters

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This is a list of characters that appear in She-Ra: Princess of Power and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.[1][2]

Overview[edit]

Character Portrayed by She-Ra:
Princess of Power
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
He-Man and She-Ra:
The Secret of the Sword
Season 1 He-Man & She-Ra:
A Christmas Special
Season 2 Season 1 Season 2 Season 3 Season 4 Swift Wind Adventures
The Rebellion
She-Ra
Princess Adora
Melendy Britt
Aimee Carrero
Main Recurring
Swift Wind
Spirit / Horsey
Lou Scheimer
Adam Ray
Main Guest Recurring Main
Bow George DiCenzo
Marcus Scribner
Main Guest Main Recurring
Glimmer
Princess of Bright Moon
Linda Gary
Karen Fukuhara
Main Guest Main Recurring
Angella
Queen of Bright Moon
Erika Scheimer
Reshma Shetty
Main Guest Main Guest
Shadow Weaver
Light Spinner
Linda Gary
Lorraine Toussaint
Main Main
He-Man
Prince Adam
John Erwin Main Recurring Main Guest
Loo-Kee Erika Scheimer Main Guest
Madame Razz Linda Gary
Grey Griffin
Main Guest Main Guest Guest
Broom Lou Scheimer Main Guest Main Guest Guest
Kowl Main Guest Main
Princess Mermista Melendy Britt
Vella Lovell
Guest Main Guest Recurring Main Guest
Peekablue Erika Scheimer Guest Main Guest Guest
Light Hope Lou Scheimer
Morla Gorrondona
Recurring Recurring Main Guest
Huntara Erika Scheimer
Geena Davis
Guest Main Guest
Sea Hawk George DiCenzo
Jordan Fisher
Recurring Guest Recurring Guest
Princess Perfuma Erika Scheimer
Genesis Rodriguez
Guest Recurring Main Guest
Princess Frosta Erika Scheimer
Merit Leighton
Guest Recurring Main Guest
She-Ra
Princess Mara
Zehra Fazal Guest Main
Double Trouble Jacob Tobia Main
Castaspella Melendy Britt
Sandra Oh
Recurring Guest Recurring Guest
Flutterina Erika Scheimer Guest Guest
Snout Spout Lou Scheimer Guest Guest
King Micah George DiCenzo
Daniel Dae Kim
Taylor Gray
Guest Guest
Netossa Diane Pershing
Krystal Joy Brown
Guest
Spinnerella Diane Pershing
Noelle Stevenson
Guest
Sweet Bee Linda Gary Guest Guest
The Horde
Catra Melendy Britt
AJ Michalka
Main
Hordak George DiCenzo
Keston John
Main Recurring Main
Imp Erika Scheimer Main Recurring Main Recurring
Grizzlor Lou Scheimer
Keston John
Main Main Guest
Leech Lou Scheimer Main Main
Mantenna Main Main
Horde Prime Lou Scheimer
Keston John
Recurring Main Recurring Guest
Scorpia Linda Gary
Lauren Ash
Recurring Recurring Main
Entrapta Linda Gary
Christine Woods
Recurring Main
Lonnie Lohni Linda Gary
Dana Davis
Guest Recurring Main
Kyle Antony Del Rio Recurring Main
Rogelio Character is Silent Recurring Main
Octavia Melendy Britt
Christine Woods
Guest Guest Guest

The Rebellion[edit]

The Great Rebellion is a faction on Etheria that fights the occupation of Etheria by the Horde. While Bright Moon is their capital, the Whispering Woods serves as their base of operation. Among its members are:

Key Members[edit]

She-Ra / Princess Adora[edit]

She-Ra is introduced in the animated movie The Secret of the Sword as Force Captain Adora, who was an agent of the Evil Horde that rules the planet Etheria. She discovers that she is the long-lost twin sister of Prince Adam of Eternia, having been stolen by the Horde's leader, Hordak, as a baby. She is granted the Sword of Protection, which parallels He-Man's Sword of Power, gaining the power to transform into She-Ra, her secret identity.[3]

In the 2018 series, a teenaged Adora is portrayed as the current holder of the She-Ra title with her identity public knowledge compared to the 1985 series.

She-Ra and Princess Adora are voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series and by Aimee Carrero in the 2018 series.

Swift Wind[edit]

Spirit is the horse of Adora, serving as her steed Swift Wind. He has a mate named Starwind and they have a young colt. His transformation gives him the appearance of a winged unicorn with the ability of speech.

In the 2018 series, he was called "Horsey" (instead of Spirit) by Adora before being accidentally transformed into a winged unicorn by She-Ra's magic. Eventually revealed to have the ability to speak, Swift Wind has a sardonic tongue and pursues his own political agenda of liberating Etheria's horses.

Spirit / Swift Wind are voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Adam Ray in the 2018 series.

Bow[edit]

Bow (Brady) is an archer who is one of the original Rebels. Bow often has to disguise himself when leaving The Whispering Woods, to prevent the Horde from identifying him. He, like Glimmer, is a rather impetuous member of the Rebellion. He is far too eager to rush into battle with the Horde, which more often than not gets him captured, leading to She-Ra rescuing him. Bow appears to have known Rebellion member Kowl for quite a long time. They have a friendly love/hate relationship, and they have many arguments in which Kowl arises as the winner and makes a fool of Bow. Kowl has, on many occasions, voiced his dislike of Bow's musical abilities, but Adora seems to enjoy his songs.

He has also shown some ability as an illusionist. At different times he has made birds appear out of nowhere, and made himself disappear.

Bow was released in the Masters of the Universe Classics toy line.[4] This is the character's second time to be made into an action figure. He is the only male figure from the Princess of Power line up to be released.

The 2018 cartoon series Bow is redesigned as a young archer who was raised alongside his brothers by their fathers, historians who wanted no association with the war and intended Bow to succeed them.[5] He is Princess Glimmer's best friend and also makes use of various types of special arrows.

Bow is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series and by Marcus Scribner in the 2018 series.

Arrow[edit]

Arrow is Bow's faithful steed. He and Bow seem to share a long and very special bond.

Princess Glimmer[edit]

Glimmer
Masters of the Universe character
First appearanceThe Secret of the Sword
Created byMattel
Portrayed byLinda Gary (1980s series)
Karen Fukuhara (2018 series)
Information
AliasGlimmer of the Royal House of Bright Moon
GenderFemale
TitlePrincess
OccupationLeader of the Great Rebellion
FamilyKing Micah
Queen Angella

Glimmer, Princess of Bright Moon, is the daughter of Queen Angella and Micah and the cousin of Double Trouble.[6] She is originally the leader of the Great Rebellion but relinquishes her title to Adora. Glimmer comes from a happy family, but her childhood is tinged with sadness. After the Horde arrived on Etheria, her father left to fight them, and was never seen again. Later, when her mother is in battle with the Horde, she too disappears. For many years Glimmer fears she will never see her parents again. One day, a spy discovers that Angella is being held prisoner by Hunga, leader of the Harpies. By this point, Glimmer had established the Rebellion, but gives up her title to Adora, when her mother is rescued by She-Ra.

Glimmer can manipulate light, allowing her to emit pulses or strobes to blind or disorient others, fire laser-like cutting beams or "solid-photon" concussive-force beams, illuminate large areas with radiant light, create explosive-plasma fireworks, and refract light to make herself (or other objects) invisible. In close proximity to her mother, she has the power to fly unaided. She has also demonstrated limited magical abilities, such as a holding spell, as well as short-range teleportation. While she is not quite as powerful as her mother, Glimmer is nonetheless one of the Great Rebellion's most powerful members.

Princess Glimmer appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, her power derived from the runestone known as the Moonstone which she visits to regularity recharge her powers of line-of-sight teleportation and hurling bolts of photonic energy. Throughout the first season, Glimmer was at odds with her mother over her keeping her from the frontline before understanding Angella's reasons as the two come to an understanding.

Glimmer is voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series and by Karen Fukuhara in the 2018 series.

Queen Angella[edit]

Angella, the Queen of Bright Moon and Glimmer's mother, possessing a pair of wings which allow her to fly. She possesses vast mystical powers, which are linked to Bright Moon's Moonstone gem—itself powered by the light of Etheria's three moons. During an eclipse, her powers are drastically weakened. At full strength, she alone has proven more than a match for the horde itself.[7] Her powers are similar to Glimmer's in that they're primarily based on photonic energy, however at a significantly stronger magnitude than Glimmer's. Also, in contrast to Glimmer, Angella also has the ability to open magical-gateway portals to other dimensions. She also has various spell-casting abilities, of strength sufficient to counteract those of Shadow Weaver, as seen in the episode The Crystal Castle.

Queen Angella appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, portrayed in the first season as an overprotective mother due to feeling responsible for leading the attack against the Horde that got her husband Micah killed and their alliance dissolved as a result. But by the first-season finale, Angella manages to open up to a despondent Glimmer about her mistakes and the two reach an understanding. Angella later sacrifices herself in the third-season finale by helping Adora close a portal that threatens Etheria.

Queen Angella is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Reshma Shetty in the 2018 series.

Princess Perfuma[edit]

Perfuma is a ditzy blonde member of the Great Rebellion. Unlike the other members of the Rebellion, she does not appear to be afraid of Hordak and the other Hordesmen. On one occasion, she is captured by Hordak and imprisoned in a dungeon in the Fright Zone. While prisoner in the Fright Zone, Perfuma decides that it can benefit from a bit of sprucing up. So she escapes and makes her way around the Fright Zone, decorating it with flowers wherever she goes. Hordak is so incensed by this that he begs She-Ra to take her back into the Rebellion.

Being an "ecomancer", she has total control over plants, allowing her to create vines, trees and vast fields of flora at will without the need of sunlight to maintain her plants. Her powers also have been shown to nullify/transform dark energy and fire into cascades of flowers; probably the reason she doesn't fear Hordak.

Perfuma appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as the acting ruler of Plumeria and member of the current Princess alliance, having more hippie-like appearance.

Perfuma is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Genesis Rodriguez in the 2018 series.

Princess Frosta[edit]

Frosta is a valuable member of the Great Rebellion. She is the reigning Princess of Castle Chill in the Kingdom of Snows, an area located at the northernmost pole of Etheria. This area of Etheria has only been attacked on one occasion by the Horde, possibly because of the extreme temperature there. Most of Frosta's people hold a great hatred for the Selkies, a race of seal-like humanoids who live in Galacia, near her own homeland who once warred against them. Frosta, however, does not share her people's mistrust of them. When the Horde arrived, these two races called a truce to their feud to unite against them.

Frosta is able to lower her external and internal body temperature without harm to herself, thereby radiating immense cold from her body, most often as energy-like beams from her hands. Frosta is able to reach -105 degrees Fahrenheit within a few seconds, and is immune to sub-zero temperatures around her. In addition, she can freeze any moisture in the air around her into unusually-hard ice, and thereby form simple objects such as slides, ladders, and shields. Frosta can also freeze objects to the degree that they will shatter when touched or simply localize a small area with snow. She also develops a crush on He-Man, who seems sometimes embarrassed due to her flirtatious behavior.

Frosta appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as a member of the Princess Alliance, her ethnicity and attire costume changed to the Etherian equivalent to Inuit. While a child ruling the second largest region in Etheria, Frosta intentionally presented herself as serious in the first season before opening up a bit in season two with a habit of going overboard while using her powers to create ice armor in increase her offense and defense.

Frosta is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Merit Leighton in the 2018 series.

Princess Mermista[edit]

Mermista is the Princess of Salineas, an underwater city on Etheria. Her father King Mercier believes it best to leave The Horde alone, in the hope that they will respect his decision and leave him and his people in peace. Mermista knows that The Horde will stop at nothing to conquer all of Etheria and she is the only member of the people of Salineas who supports the Rebellion. Mermista can transform from her mermaid form to a human one.

She possesses psionic control of the element of water and telepathy with sea creatures.

In the English-language version of the 1980s show, she speaks with a French accent.[8]

Mermista appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as one of the Princesses that Glimmer, Bow, and Adora come to ask to join the Rebellion. She had a previous relationship with Sea Hawk. Her personality is a bit nihilistic and lethargic, but comes around to the Rebellion because of the help of the trio. She was also changed to being the Etherian equivalent to Southeast Asian.

Mermista is voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series and by Vella Lovell in the 2018 series.

Netossa[edit]

Netossa is different from the rest of The Great Rebellion as her ability appears to have no magical or mystical source. Her skill is shown to be the product of her own hard work and practice. She can skillfully throw nets that she keeps on her back. She is so accurate in her aim that she is able to capture a Horde Trooper by casting a net through the bars of her cell door. Netossa has the features of an African-American woman.

Netossa appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. In this continuity, Netossa's powers are magical, being able to cast energy nets of varying size, both for entrapment and as force-fields. She is in a relationship with Spinnerella.

Netossa is voiced by Diane Pershing in the 1980s series and by Krystal Joy Brown in the 2018 series.

Spinnerella[edit]

Spinnerella only makes one appearance in the series.

In her single episode, she is shown to be one of the most powerful members of The Rebellion. It is established that she and Netossa live in an area of Etheria, which is not controlled by The Horde. When she realizes that she has been duped by Hordak, she turns her power against him.

Primarily a dancer, Spinerella has the ability to spin at high speeds, turning into a human cyclone, capable of rapid travel and deflecting oncoming attacks.

Spinnerella appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. As part of the Princess Alliance, she is mostly a background comedic character until the season finale where her command of air currents is first demonstrated.

Spinnerella is in a relationship with Netossa. She is fooled by Hordak into thinking Netossa has been captured by The Great Rebellion, when it is really The Horde who are responsible. When Spinnerella is told that Netossa has been captured by The Rebellion, she aids The Horde in gaining entry into The Whispering Woods by using her own ability to spin at rapid speeds to disable the trees' power. Though the Woods have been shown to keep out the villains, it is possible that Spinnerella is able to enter with The Horde as she is concerned for her romantic partner.

Spinnerella is voiced by Diane Pershing in the 1980s series and by Noelle Stevenson in the 2018 series.

Sea Hawk[edit]

Sea Hawk
Masters of the Universe character
Created byMattel
Portrayed byGeorge DiCenzo Jordan Fisher
Information
AliasJeoff Blithe
TitleCaptain
OccupationPirate
FamilyCaptain Falcon (father)

Sea Hawk is a pirate.[9] He possesses no magical abilities, his skills are the product of hard work. His skills were developed due to the influence of his father, The Falcon. Twenty years before Sea Hawk joined The Great Rebellion, The Falcon disappeared without a trace. Although his father had instilled him with good morals, Sea Hawk spent many years as a pirate, plundering the seas of Etheria. Later, he aids The Horde by delivering supplies. He later reveals that he only helped The Horde for the sum of money they paid him. Underneath all of this, it is established that Sea Hawk is a good man. When he meets Princess Adora, shortly after her own defection from The Horde, she shows him that what he is doing is wrong and he joins The Rebellion in their fight against The Horde.

He usually wields a laser rapier in combat, but he later gains much more powerful weapons from his father, the Falcon. Among these are an Impact Ring, that enhances his physical blows a hundredfold and projects a protective energy shield in the form of a falcon; Seven League Boots that enable him to leap over great distances and a Photon Cutlass, which can stun when its blade glows blue and can cut through any substance when it glows red.

Sea Hawk also develops a crush on Princess Adora, revealing that he likes to spend the time with her, and She-Ra is just a fighting partner to him. This leads Sea Hawk and Adora to start a relationship in which they kissed each other at least twice in the franchise.

Sea Hawk appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, portrayed as a hyperactive glory-seeker with a habit of setting his ships on fire to ram his enemies. He also has an on-and-off relationship with Mermista, constantly flirting with her despite her annoyance.

Sea Hawk is voiced by George DiCenzo in the 1980s series and by Jordan Fisher in the 2018 series.

Madame Razz[edit]

Madame Razz is a witch who lives in The Whispering Woods among the other Twigets. She uses her abilities to help The Great Rebellion in their fight against Hordak and the Evil Horde.

Being a witch, she has spellcasting abilities, and is able to brew potions in her cauldron. With the aid of Broom, she can fly. Madame Razz is very absent-minded, and frequently mispronounces spells or forgets them completely, due to her advanced age. However, they usually have a tendency to work out for the best regardless.

She is the equivalent of Orko in the He-Man series, both as comic relief and for occasional periods of wisdom. Also, most of their faces are usually covered by their hats. Madame Razz is one of three people on Etheria that knows Adora is She-Ra; she also tells the tale of how She-Ra met Light Hope, the gatekeeper of The Crystal Castle. Although they share her secret, neither one has ever interacted throughout the series run.

In the Masters of the Universe Classics toyline, Madame Razz is listed as a Twigget.

In the 2018 series, Razz is re-imagined as an eccentric and somewhat-senile old woman in the Whispering Woods with an unknown connection to the previous She-Ra Mara.

Madame Razz is voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series and by Grey Griffin in the 2018 series.

Broom[edit]

Broom is a sentient broomstick with face and arms who is Madame Razz's friend and can fly enough to serve as her mode of transportation.

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

She-Ra / Princess Mara[edit]

Mara was the last She-Ra before Adora. She makes her first appearance in a holographic demonstration made by Light Hope to explain to Adora the She-Ra line at the Crystal Castle in the episode "Light Hope". The look and name of the character appear to be inspired by the Mara character from The New Adventures of He-Man, although no official link between the characters has been made.

Mara is voiced by Zehra Fazal in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power and by Venus Terzo in The New Adventures of He-Man.

Kowl[edit]

Kowl is a flying Etherian creature and resembles a cross between a koala and an owl. Kowl's species is never named in the series. His species possess the ability to fly using their giant wing-like ears and to read the minds of other members of their species if they have some feathers of the other. This ability allows the Evil Horde to almost capture their enemies. Although Kowl lacks courage, this does not stop him from trying to help his friends when they are in need. Kowl seems to have developed a strong attachment to fellow Rebel Bow. Their love/hate relationship suggests they have known each other for quite some time, often implying they didn't like each other when it could be seen that they had a great friendship. Kowl also had a one-time rivalry with Imp so much so that in one episode, Imp attempts to set up Kowl as a Horde spy by planting Horde coins in his bed. Some of The Great Rebellion think Kowl may be a traitor, but Princess Adora firmly believes he is innocent. Later on in the episode, it is revealed that Imp was the one responsible for the coins and that Kowl's innocent. The Rebels apologize to Kowl for not trusting him and he is accepted back into the fold. It should also be noted that Kowl is one of three people on Etheria that knows that Adora is She-Ra and has been to The Crystal Castle to see Light Hope.

Kowl does not appear in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. However, Glimmer does have a stuffed animal version of the character in her bedroom.

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

Supporting Members[edit]

Queen Castaspella[edit]

Castaspella is a member of The Great Rebellion. As her name implies, she is a sorceress and is able to wield great magic. She is the Queen of Mystacor. Castaspella is sometimes called Casta by other members of the Rebellion.

Castaspella is an extremely powerful sorceress, able to control magical forces of immense strength including: precognitive, communicative, analytical and manipulative spells. To focus and intensify her magic, she linked her powers with her gold armbands. She is one of the most powerful sorceresses on Etheria, along with Queen Angella and Shadow Weaver. She and Shadow Weaver were once friends and fellow pupils of the sorcerer Norwyn when Shadow Weaver was human.

Castaspella appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Castaspella is the sister of King Micah and aunt to Glimmer. It has been hinted that she and her sister-in-law don't get along well.

Castaspella is voiced by Melendy Britt in the 1980s series and by Sandra Oh in the 2018 series.

Flutterina[edit]

Flutterina is a member of The Great Rebellion. She has the power of flight due to the two wings on her back. She is like a normal Etherian woman, but with the wings of a butterfly. Before she was transformed into Flutterina by Light Hope, her name was "Small One" and she was a laborer in Baron Condor's castle.

Flutterina is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series.

In the 2018 series, voiced by Amanda C. Miller, Flutterina is a childlike disguise Double Trouble assumes to infiltrate the Rebellion before being exposed as their saboteur.

Double Trouble[edit]

Double Trouble is Glimmer's cousin and Queen Angella's niece from the Kingdom of Green Glade who serves the Rebellion's Chief Spy, able to disguise herself as almost anyone with a little time. She is very dexterous and can squeeze herself into almost impossibly tiny spaces or climb the sheerest of walls to carry out her missions. Double is not much of a fighter, though her agility makes her a good dodger. No disguise is beyond her, they can look like an aged King one moment or a Horde Villain the next, as well as changing her voice to suit her disguise. Double can fast-talk their way out of the tightest spots and is very effective against the Horde who she adamantly hates. This stems from the fact she play a Horde supporter in their normal guise, the better to spy on them when the time comes. She is often mistrusted by Etherians not in the know for this very reason. She was not in the TV series, only comic books and toy form (first wave).

In the 2018 series, voiced by Jacob Tobia, Double Trouble, portrayed as a non-binary chameleon-like shape-shifter who is morally ambiguous with a theatric flair as they love causing chaos and getting into character while in disguise. Double Trouble first appears in season four to offer their services to Catra, infiltrating the Rebellion under the guise of Flutterina as part of Catra's tactics before being captured. Double Trouble later changes sides when Glimmer reveals the Heart of Etheria would give the Rebellion an advantage, sabotaging Catra's plans before leaving her broken and defeated.[10]

Light Hope[edit]

Light Hope is a magical entity composed entirely of light. He is the guardian of The Crystal Castle, and acts as a mentor and advisor to She-Ra in her battle against Hordak and the Horde. Light Hope is the Etherian version of the Sorceress.

In She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, Light Hope is a holographic projection developed by the First Ones' ancient technology, normally appearing in a female form while able to alter her appearance if needed.

Light Hope is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 1980s series and by Morla Gorrondona in the 2018 series.

Loo-Kee[edit]

Loo-Kee is a small Etherian creature who resembles a chipmunk. He belongs to a race of beings known as the Kon-Seals. Loo-Kee follows She-Ra and the other members of The Great Rebellion, while hidden behind trees, bushes and other objects. At the end of almost every episode, Loo-Kee emerges and asks the viewer if they had seen where he had been hiding. He then reveals to the viewer where he had been hiding, and then relates the moral of the story.

Other than this, the character makes only two "full" appearances throughout the entire series. In "Loo-Kee Lends a Hand", Light Hope reveals to Loo-Kee the true identities of Prince Adam and Adora as He-Man and She-Ra. The other episode is "Loo-Kee's Sweety". His father Paa-Pee is leader of the Kon-Seals. His girlfriend is Laa-See. The Kon-Seals are seen bringing fruit to prisoners of the Horde.

Loo-Kee is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series. Loo-Kee makes an appearance in the 2018 version as a poster briefly shown in Glimmer's bedroom during the first episode and a design on Razz's hand fan. During the Princess Ball, there is also a "blink-and-you'll-miss-it" shot where something heavily resembling Loo-Kee is hanging with the other party guests in the background.

Peekablue[edit]

Peekablue is a member of The Great Rebellion. She possesses blue peacock feathers which give her the ability of enhanced sight, with them she is able to see into the far reaches of the universe.

Peekablue appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 2. It is mentioned that Peekablue is dating Sweet Bee.[citation needed]

Peekablue is voiced by Erika Scheimer in the 1980s series.

Snout Spout[edit]

Snout Spout is a cyborg with a human body and a metal elephant head.[11] He serves the Heroic Warriors as a firefighter, his main power being to spray jets of water, stored in a special pack on his back, from his trunk, which he refills periodically from rivers and lakes. In various episodes, he was also referred to as Hose Nose.[12] Unlike many of the male characters in the series, Snout Spout's body-design looks more appropriate for the He-Man series, as he wears little clothing, save for boots, a furry loin-cloth and wrist bands. This is because the character was originally designed for the He-Man toyline. He made three appearances in the series. In the first, She-Ra, Swift Wind, and Glimmer met "Hose Nose" at a lake when they had been doused with an experimental chemical spray, and he cleans them off with a blast off water. In the second, "Snout Spout" appears as a new friend of Prince Adam, both visiting from Eternia. In the first appearance, he had large red panels for eyes, similar to his appearance in the minicomic, while in the second, his eyes look more human, like the produced action figure. He also appeared in the season 2 episode "Out of the Cocoon" in a brief sequence with Princess Glimmer at the beginning.

Snout Spout appears in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 2.

Snout Spout is voiced by Lou Scheimer in the 80s series.

Sweet Bee[edit]

Sweet Bee is a member of a race of intergalactic Bee People.

Her people fled from the homeworld when it was destroyed when their sun exploded. Sweet Bee's people came to Etheria to find a new home. All of her people possess bee-like wings on the backs which give them the ability to fly. Sweet Bee is sent by The Hive to scout for a new planet to colonize. It is her job to find out if the planet has a good source of water and also if the people of the planet are peaceful in nature. While scouting the planet, her spaceship is captured by Hordak, and he tries to use her people to do his bidding. He-Man and She-Ra free the Bee People from Hordak, but they later come under threat from Skeletor. It is at this time that Sweet Bee decides to join the Great Rebellion to fight for their freedom.[13]

Sweet Bee is voiced by Linda Gary in the 1980s series.

Minor characters[edit]

  • General Sunder (voiced by George DiCenzo) - General Sunder was once one of Hordak's prime army generals in the Horde, but is convinced by She-Ra to change his ways, and leaves the Horde to live a peaceful life as a quiet farmer with his wife, Mally, and young daughter, Telzy. But when the Rebels need help, he is still ready to use his battle skills to aid them.
  • King Micah (voiced by George DiCenzo (1980s series); Daniel Dae Kim (2018 series)) - King Micah is Queen Angella's husband and Glimmer's father. He was captured by the Horde for over 15 years until he was finally rescued and reunited with his family. In the 2018 series, Micah was a former apprentice of Shadow Weaver when she was Light Spinner who joined the Rebellion and supposedly died during one of their battles against the Horde. However, it is first hinted in the season 3 finale "The Portal" that he is still alive. His true fate is revealed in the season 4 episode "Beast Island," where it turns out the Horde actually exiled him to Beast Island, and he is subsequently rescued by Adora, Bow, and Swift Wind.
  • Hunga the Harpy (voiced by Melendy Britt) - Queen Hunga is a harpy who is the ruler of the Harpies on Talon Mountain who has antagonized She-Ra on different occasions. She is also the arch-enemy of Queen Angella. Although Hunga is not part of the Evil Horde, she and her harpies are aligned to the cause.
    • Gayda (voiced by Erika Scheimer) - Gayda is a harpy who is Hunga's sister and second-in-command.
  • Huntara (voiced by Erika Scheimer (1980s series); Geena Davis (2018 series)) - Huntara is a female warrior from the planet Silax, whose natives are the greatest hunters, trappers, and warriors in the universe. They are also dedicated to battling evil. Hordak summons Huntara to Etheria and deceives her into believing the Great Rebellion's members are evil. She captures Glimmer and uses her as bait to draw out She-Ra, but later discovers Hordak's deception. Huntara leaves Etheria soon after, but vows that the next time she and She-Ra meet, it will be as friends. Although she only appeared in one episode, Huntara is one of the series' most popular characters. Her look was loosely based on Grace Jones. She appeared in seasons 3 and 4 of the 2018 series.
  • Kowls
    • Kowla (voiced by Erika Scheimer) - Kowla is a female of Kowl's species.
    • Red-Eye (voiced by Lou Scheimer) - Red-Eye is Kowlas evil cousin.
  • Red Knight (voiced by George DiCenzo) - The Red Knight who is one of the (if not the most) finest warriors of Etheria, appears only in one episode and before that he was considered merely an "urban legend", it's strongly implied that he is in fact either Queen Angella's father or King Micah himself.
  • Sorrowful (voiced by Lou Scheimer) - Sorrowful is a cowardly rebel dragon.
  • Twiggets - The Twiggets are the diminutive plant-like humanoid race who populate the Whispering Woods. They are easily identified by their white hair and purple skin.[14] The Twiggets are shown to get ill if the Whispering Woods is dying. In battle, the Twiggets wield crossbows. The Masters of the Universe Classics toyline lists Madame Razz as a Twigget.
    • King Sprite (voiced by Lou Scheimer) - The King of the Twiggets.
    • Queen Sparkle - The Queen of the Twiggets and King Sprite's wife.
    • Sprag (voiced by Lou Scheimer) - A prominent member of the Twiggets who often accompanies Adora, Bow, and Glimmer on their missions.
    • Sprocker (voiced by Lou Scheimer) - A fat and prominent Twigget who often accompanies Adora, Bow, and Glimmer on their missions.
    • Sprint (voiced by Erika Scheimer) - A prominent member of the Twiggets who often accompanies Adora, Bow, and Glimmer on their missions. In "Portrait of Doom," it is revealed that Sprint is an expert at doing cartwheels.
    • Spritina (voiced by Erika Scheimer) - A more prominent members of the Twiggets where she spends most of the time at the Great Rebellion's camp and often accompanies Adora, Bow, and Glimmer on their missions.
    • Spunky (voiced by Erika Scheimer) - A Twigget who is Twigget Village's residential musician.

The Horde[edit]

The Horde is a faction on Etheria that fights the to occupy the land on behalf of the one of whom their leader Hordak is cloned, Horde Prime. The Fright Zone serves as their base of operation. Among its members are:

Key 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.[15]

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),[16] 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.[17] 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.[18] 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.[19]

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.[20] 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.[19] 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.[21]

Grizzlor was voted No.4 in The 14 Least Masterful Masters of the Universe by Io9,[11] and No.6 in 10 Weird Masters Of The Universe Action Figures From The 1980s.[22]

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 serves as the main antagonist for the first four seasons 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.[23]

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.[24]

Mantenna[edit]

Mantenna is a Horde member with four legs who can fire a variety of energy beams from his pop-out antenna eyes.[25] 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.[24]

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.[26]

She appeared in the first season of the show as one of the Horde's main warriors.[9] 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.[27]

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.[28][29] 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.[29] Besides her huge claw pincers, Scorpia can use her tail to administer a paralysing venom into whomever she stings. In season four, guilty over her role in Entrapta's exile, Scorpia leaves the Horde and ends up joining the Rebellion while gaining magnetism-based powers from connecting to the Black Garnet.

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.[9] 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.[30]

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.[11] 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.

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.[13] 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 as a cybernetic humanoid version of himself with extra eyes transplanted from his clones, who serve as both his personal army and as extensions of himself. Horde Prime discarded one such clone for his physical imperfections, the clone ending up on Etheria where he named himself Hordak. For the first three seasons of the series, Hordak sought to open a portal back to the universe to bring the rest of the Horde forces to the planet so they could conquer it and prove that Horde Prime was wrong about him. But after Etheria is brought into the universe in the fourth season finale, considering his clone's independent actions offensive, Horde Prime erased Hordak's mind but was talked out of destroying Etheria by Catra after revealing the Heart of Etheria's existence to 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.

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 Adora, Catra, Rogelio and Kyle. After Adora left the Horde and Catra is promoted to force captain, Lonnie become the leader of the cadets and participate in many battles before they got disillusioned enough to eventually quit the Horde in the fourth season.

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.

Supporting Members[edit]

Dragstor[edit]

Dragstor is a cyborg who is part man, part vehicle.[31] 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.[32]

Modulok[edit]

Modulok is a multi-bodied monster who can reform himself into thousands of different shapes to confuse his enemies.[33] 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.

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.[32][34] 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 appears in the fourth season of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power as a free agent and a former friend of Sea Hawks, before Sea Hawk burned his ships. He later captures Sea Hawk, Bow, and Swift Wind to receive the bounty on them from Octavia.

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.

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