He-Man and the Masters of the Universe/Characters

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    Heroic Warriors

    He-Man/Adam of the House of Randor

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    Played by: John Erwin (80's); Dolph Lundgren (Live-Action Movie); Gary Chalk (He-Man only, New Adventures); Doug Parker (Adam only, New Adventures); Cam Clarke ('02)
    "I have the power!"

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    Adam, prince of Eternia and descendant of the legendary King Grayskull, transforms into He-Man, the most powerful man in the universe, to protect Eternia from the forces of evil.

    • A Lady on Each Arm: In the DC Comics story "Fate is the Killer!" Prince Adam arrives this way to a party, to whick Man-At-Arms comments "Only two wenches, lad? You're losing your charm!"
    • Adaptational Heroism: An odd example. The original He-Man comics paint He-Man as a mostly neutral figure who wanted to be left alone. As the comics went on, He-Man grew gradually more heroic. Once the cartoon aired, He-Man became the true blue hero he's known or today, which directly influenced the darker comics, making He-Man much kinder and heroic there as well.
    • Adaptational Attractiveness: Zigzagged. Most portrayals of Adam past the 80s cartoon downplay his handsomeness by a lot. While he was still pretty good looking in the 2002 reboot, he's noticeably scrawnier and smaller in the New 52 DC stories. In the Injustice event, Prince Adam is once again portrayed as being an incredibly well-built and handsome man.
    • Arm Cannon: A wrist-mounted laser as Adam.
    • By the Power of Grayskull: Trope Namer. In The New Adventures of He-Man, he would actually say "By the Power of Eternia", though.
    • Camp Straight: As Prince Adam in the 80's cartoon, though most of these characteristics Adam (supposedly) exhibited on purpose to help hide his true identity as He-Man.
    • Clark Kenting: In the '80s version of the franchise. Lampshaded in To Tempt the Gods.
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    Save for my garb, what is there to prevent their recognizing me as the heir to the throne?"

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    • Cool Sword
    • Deadpan Snarker: In the cartoons, both as Adam and as He-Man, though the nature of the snark varies depending of the show; in the '80s cartoon it's more good-natured, while in the 2002 cartoon it's notably edgier.
    • Faux Affably Evil: In the Eternity War storyline, He-Man witnessed a future where he never stopped being He-Man. Although he was cheerful and jovial, he was also overwhelmingly self-indulgent and a harsh ruler who punished dissent with death.
    • Guile Hero: Despite being incredibly strong and powerful, He-Man's biggest asset is his intelligence. He tends to try to think of more diplomatic, peaceful and intelligent solutions to problems, only coming to violence if it's needed. Some modern adaptations either downplay this or rework his intelligence to make him more of a great general and leader.
    • Half-Human Hybrid
    • Henshin Hero: One Western example before it was made trendy in The Nineties.
    • The Hero
    • Heroes Want Redheads: Teela, though how red her hair was depended on the series.
    • Important Haircut: In The New Adventures of He-Man, but in reverse: He-Man's hair inexplicably (but quite explicitly) gets ponytail-length longer during a moment of awesome mystical display.
    • Invincible Hero
    • Large Ham: I HAVE THE POWER!!!
    • Loin Cloth
    • Real Men Wear Pink: In the 80's cartoon.
    • Samaritan Syndrome
    • Secret Keeper: He knows Teela's mother is the Sorceress.
    • Separated at Birth: His twin sister Adora was kidnapped by Hordak when they were babies.
    • Sixth Ranger: From the point of view of the other Masters of the Universe. An interesting take on the trope as He-Man is the protagonist of the series but, unlike the other Masters who are more like a military unit and thus on call and can be deployed at any time, He-Man only shows up when things are bleak and spends most of his time as Prince Adam. While Adam does spend time training, he's only He-Man when the Masters need heavy backup.
    • Strong as They Need to Be
    • Transformation Trinket: The Sword of Power
    • X Meets Y: Conan the Barbarian meets Captain Marvel

    Battle Cat/Cringer

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    Played by: Alan Oppenheimer (80's)

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    Prince Adam's pet tiger, who transforms into Battle Cat, He-Man's fighting tiger.

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    Played by: Alan Oppenheimer (80's); Brian Dobson ('02)

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    King of the Andreenids, a race of bee people.

    Clamp Champ

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    King Randor and Queen Marlena's bodyguard, armed with a clamp weapon.

    • Out of Focus: Due to being one of the latest Heroic Warriors to appear before the toyline's cancellation (his wave-mates in the toyline, King Randor and the Sorceress, had more luck since they began as Toyless Toyline Characters, therefore having more time to shine even before being released as figures). At least he managed to get enough screentime in the latest comics to avert becoming an Advertised Extra like the second wave of Galactic Guardians.
    • Super Reflexes
    • Super Senses: He cannot be taken by surprise.

    Extendar/Doodon

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    "I am Extendar, tower of power!"

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    A palace guard changed by Hordak into a cyborg with extendable arms, legs, neck and torso. Despite his powers being a Horde creation, he uses them for good.

    • Cyborg
    • I Just Want to Be Badass: Before getting his powers. Hordak promised him power if he accepted to become a cyborg, without telling him he intended to use him for evil purposes.
    • Telescoping Cyborg: He can extend his neck, torso, arms and legs.

    Fearless Photog/Jey

    Gwildor's apprentice, who due to a miscalculation got accidentaly fused with his invention, the Photog Emulator, getting the power of draining his enemies' energy.

    Fisto/Malcom

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); Mark Acheson ('02)

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    Man-At-Arms' brother, who has a metallic right hand. Generally considered the second strongest Heroic Warrior, after He-Man himself.

    Gwildor

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    Played by: Billy Barty (Live-Action Movie)

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    Thenurian locksmith and inventor.

    • Expy: His sole reason for existing is because they couldn't do a live-action Orko.
    • Gadgeteer Genius: Created the "cosmic key," allowing a person to travel between dimensions.
    • Hobbits: He sure looks like one anyway.
    • Little People

    King Randor of the House of Miro

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); Michael Donovan ('02)
    "To have one such as He-Man as my heir rather than Adam... now that would be a legacy any sovereign would be proud to leave his people."

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    Heroic ruler of Eternia. Younger son of King Miro, and Prince Adam's father.

    Man-At-Arms/Duncan

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    Played by: Alan Oppenheimer (80's); Jon Cypher (Live-Action Movie); Gary Chalk ('02)

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    King Randor's right-hand man, inventor and friend, and one of his most valuable warriors. Also, Prince Adam's mentor, friend and confidant.

    Man-E-Faces/Perkaedo

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); Paul Dobson ('02)

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    An actor who can change his face to become a human, robot or monster.

    • Characterization Marches On: He began as a good guy who was transformed by Skeletor into an monster, and sometimes the struggle between human and monster caused the neutral robot personality to arise. Later characterisations show all the faces as the same heroic personality.
    • Morph Weapon: Man-E-Faces has a weapon with three modes, much like himself. Staff, gun, and club — respectively well-suited to his human, robot, and monster faces.
    • The Power of Acting
    • Robo Speak: His robotic face
    • Split Personality: in the original minicomics and the DC comics.

    Mekaneck

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); Gabe Khouth ('02)

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    Heroic human periscope. During a disaster, his neck was badly injured, so Man-At-Arms made him a mechanical extending neck.

    Moss Man/Kreann'Ot N'Norosh

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); John Payne ('02)

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    A plant-based hero who can manipulate plant matter.

    Orko

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); Gabe Khouth ('02)

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    A magician from the dimension of Trolla, who was stuck at Eternia by accident and became King Randor's jester.

    Queen Marlena Glenn

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    Played by: Linda Gary (80's); Erika Scheimer (She-Ra); Nicole Oliver ('02)

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    An astronaut from Earth who got stranded in Eternia and married King Randor, giving birth to Prince Adam and his sister Adora.

    • Happily Married
    • Hidden Depths: In the 80s cartoon, she ends up leading a squadron of ships to rescue her husband and son from the clutches of Skeletor revealing her to be an extremely competent aerial fighter pilot on top of her astronaut skills despite having not been in the game for 20 years.
    • The High Queen
    • Hot Mom
    • Secret Secret Keeper: Several episodes hint at her knowing that Prince Adam is He-Man but the most blatent hint comes at the end of the episode where she reveals her fighter pilot skills: she deliberately rescues Adam first which allows him to transform into He-Man and rescue everyone else. When Adam later asks her why on earth she rescued him first, all she says is that she "had a feeling he'd know what to do". She doesn't come right out and admit she knows Adam is He-Man, but she does say "a mother always recognises her own son".
    • Shout-Out: Her name could be a reference to pilot/astronaut John Glenn.
    • Toyless Toyline Character: This has changed after the 2011 SDCC

    Ram-Man

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    Played by: John Erwin (80's); Scott McNeil ('02)

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    A warrior who uses his head as a battering ram.

    Rio Blast

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    A member of the Starband Marshalls from planet Loredos, who joined the Heroic Warriors of Eternia to catch Horde Prime.

    Roboto/Robot Model 9041

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    Played by: Alan Oppenheimer (80's); Michael Donovan ('02)

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    A robot built by Man-At-Arms to play chess, who upgraded himself as a warrior robot.

    Rokkon

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (She-Ra)

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    A young member of the Rock People.

    • Dude in Distress: There are several versions of how the Stone people arrive to Eternia (or Etheria), and in most of them Rokkon is captured or incapacitated so Stonedar and He-Man (or She-Ra) have to rescue him.

    Rotar

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    A guard of the royal palace until one of Skeletor's attacks left him injured. Man-At-Arms saved him by using a machine that changed him into a spinning cyborg.

    Snout Spout/Jaxton

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (She-Ra)

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    An Etherian peasant who was captured by Hordak and turned into a cyborg with an elephant-like head that allows him to shoot water out of the trunk. He escaped to Eternia and joined the Heroic Warriors.

    • An Axe to Grind: He is a firefighter, it comes with the job.
    • Can't Stay Normal
    • Cyborg: His elephant head is cybernetic.
    • Odd Couple: With Rio Blast in the Star comics. He's the neat and by-the-book one.
    • Unwilling Roboticisation: Hordak kidnapped him to make him into a cyborg, rather than trick him like he did with Extendar.
    • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: Snout Spout can... fire water out of his trunk. However, he subverts the trope by using his powers (in creative yet not-so-awesome ways) to shoot ice, vapor or just water when the situation requires it.


    The Sorceress of Castle Grayskull/Teela'Na

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    Played by: Linda Gary (80's); Christina Pickles (Live-Action Movie); Venus Terzo (New Adventures); Nicole Oliver ('02)

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    • Blessed with Suck: Think about it. Blessed with the ability to discern almost all the things happening on Eternia, having extremely powerful magic at her command...and yet, she was unable to leave the Castle without being reduced to flying around as a bird with very low-level telepathy. One imagines the limitations got quite frustrating. The very few times she was able to overcome these limitations were explicitly stated to be special circumstances.
    • Canon Immigrant: At least her bird-like looks.
    • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep"
    • Her Heart Will Go On
    • Hot Mom
    • Luke, I Am Your Father: The Sorceress is Teela's mother, a fact known only by herself, Man-At-Arms and Adam/He-Man.
    • She's Got Legs
    • Team Mom
    • Truly Single Parent: Unless you count Skeletor, who used the power of Point Dread to clone the Sorceress to create Teela.

    Stonedar

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    Played by: George DiCenzo (She-Ra)

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    Leader of the Rock People.

    Stratos of the house of Avion

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); Scott McNeil ('02)

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    Leader of the bird people from Avion.

    Sy-Klone, Son of Dy-Lex

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); John Payne ('02)

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    Guardian of the Legacy Stones in the city of Anwat Gar, able to create whirlwinds. After the Legacy Stones are destroyed, Sy-Klone joins the Heroic Warriors.

    Teela

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    Played by: Linda Gary (80's); Chelsea Field (Live-Action Movie); Cathy Weseluck (New Adventures); Lisa Ann Beley ('02)

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    Captain of the royal guard, who has a crush on He-Man.

    Zoar

    He-Man's fighting falcon.

    Evil Warriors

    Skeletor/Keldor of the House of Miro

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    Played by: Alan Oppenheimer (80's); Frank Langella (Live-Action Movie); Campbell Lane (New Adventures); Brian Dobson ('02)
    "Tell me about the loneliness of good, He-Man...Is it equal to the loneliness of evil?"

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    The older half-brother of King Randor, who tried to conquer Eternia and ended with his face horrifingly scarred and rechristened himself Skeletor, lord of destruction.

    Beast Man/Raqquill Rqazz

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    Played by: John Erwin (80's); Tony Carroll (Live-Action Movie); Scott McNeil ('02)

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    Skeletor's savage henchman who can control wild creatures.

    Blade

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    Played by Anthony DeLongis (Live-Action Movie)

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    "I've waited a long time for this..."

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    A sword-wielding mercenary who expects to defeat He-Man some day.

    Blast-Attak

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    A robot who is a walking time-bomb. Sometimes he's portrayed as part of the Snake Men.

    Clawful/(real name pronounced through a series of claw clicks)

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); Scott McNeil ('02)

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    A member of the Karikoni, an Eternian race of crustacean warriors from Orkas Island.

    • A Wizard Did It: His MOTU Classics bio reveals his change from the Dumb Muscle of the 2002 series to the keen warrior of the 80's series as the result of a spell cast by Evil-Lyn.
    • Dumb Muscle: 2002 series only.
    • Expy: The 2002 series' "The Island" introduced Clawful's cousin, who was intelligent and had ambition. He's basically Clawful of the '80s series.
    • Giant Enemy Crab
    • Right Hand of Doom: His right claw is much larger than his left -- much much larger in the 2002 series. This is based on real fiddler crabs.
    • The Starscream: '80s series only.
    • Too Dumb to Live: The 2002 series. Seriously, he doesn't even recognize the language of his own species.

    Draego-Man

    A recent addition to the Evil Warriors created for the MOTU Classics toyline.

    Evil-Lyn/Evelyn Morgan Powers

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    Played by: Linda Gary (80's); Meg Foster (Live-Action Movie); Kathleen Barr ('02)

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    An evil sorceress who works for Skeletor, but expects to overthrow him some day.

    Faker

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    Played by: John Erwin (80's)

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    A robot duplicate of He-Man, created to trick the Eternians.

    • Depending on the Writer:
      • His appearance: he's either always blue and thus a failed attempt as a He-Man duplicate, or he's blue but can change color to disguise as He-Man, or even is always identical to He-Man (despite the toy's blue appearance).
      • His strength: he might have strength equal to He-Man's, or just average strength with his similarity to He-Man limited to appearance.
    • Evil Knockoff
    • Face Heel Turn: It was implied by the '02 series writers and confirmed by his Classics bio that he is the same robot Man-At-Arms used as a decoy He-Man. It's still an arguable example since he wasn't sentient when he worked for Man-At-Arms.
    • Mythology Gag: In his appearance in "The Courage of Adam," he looks exactly like He-Man. When he's knocked out, however, he briefly turns blue before de-activating.

    Gygor

    A former warlord of the Vine Jungle, who was in suspended animation until Evil-Lyn freed him to bolster Skeletor's forces.

    Jitsu

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's)

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    An Evil Warrior who has a metallic right hand

    Karg

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    Played by: Robert Towers (Live-action movie)

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    Mer-Man/Squidish Rex

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    Played by: Alan Oppenheimer (80's); Scott McNeil ('02)

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    King of the underwater creatures of Eternia.

    Ninjor

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    An stealthy ninja who works for Skeletor.

    Panthor

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    Skeletor's pet panther, that he sometimes rides in battle.

    Saurod

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    Played by: Pons Maar (Live-Action movie)

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    A reptilian warrior who is killed by Skeletor for his failure in getting the Cosmic Key.

    Scareglow/Karak Nul

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    "In my glow, even brave men tremble!"

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    A skeletal warrior whose body can glow and cause everybody who stares at it to see his/her greatest fears.

    • Multiple Choice Past: He came too late to the toyline to get enough spotlight, yet he got so popular (specially due to looking similar to Skeletor)that every writer tried to give his own interpretation: a being summoned from the reaches of space and time, a copy created by Skeletor in his own image or the king of another dimension. The current version is that he's the ghost of a bounty hunter, summoned by Skeletor like in the first version.
    • Power Glows
    • Skull for a Head

    Screeech

    Skeletor's savage bird.

    Spikor

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's)

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    A warrior covered in spikes that give him the advantage in close combat. He has an extendable left arm with a trident as a hand.

    • The Blacksmith: Shown as such in a single minicomic, though then he created the Terror Claws, which would become Skeletor's new weapons for the rest of the toyline run.
    • Spikes of Villainy: He has them around his whole body.

    Stinkor/Odiphus

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    Played by: Brian Drummond ('02)

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    A petty Paleezean thief who got the power to emit an awful odor.

    • Ascended Fanboy: Odiphus is shown to desperately want to be fighting for the bad guys, which he ultimately does as Stinkor.
    • Early-Bird Cameo: Odiphus appears as a prisoner in "Snake Pit" before his appearance in "The Sweet Smell of Victory".
    • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Stinkor is a skunk-man who had the power of smelling so horribly he had to use a respirator to keep himself from being knocked out. You would think this is a useless or stupid ability, but the 2002 reboot shows just how deadly this can be.
    • Hoist by His Own Petard: Stinkor's stench is just as horrible to himself as it is others, which is why he always wears a breathing apparatus and mask.
    • Meaningful Rename: He insists on not being called Odiphus anymore. He's Stinkor.
    • Third Person Person
    • Took a Level in Badass: Odiphus was a villain wannabe and - like the rest of his species - quite small in stature. The chemical accident in Tri-Klops' lab gave him his power, as well as made him taller and physically stronger.

    Trap Jaw/Kronis

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); Paul Dobson ('02)

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    An Evil Warrior who tried to turn by Skeletor, who left him severely injured. Tri-Klops remade him as a Cyborg with a mechanical jaw and a robotic right arm with interchangeable weapons.

    Tri-Klops/Trydor Esooniux Scope

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); Paul Dobson ('02)

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    A warrior with three eyes that give him different vision powers.

    Twistoid

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    "Surrender!"

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    A spinning robot created by Skeletor stealing the machine used to create Rotar.

    Two-Bad/Tuvar and Baddrah

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (both, 80's); Brian Drummond (Tuvar, '02); Mark Gibbon (Baddrah, '02)

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    A pair of bounty hunters who were merged by Skeletor due to their failure.

    • Brains and Brawn
    • Dumb Muscle: Baddrah
    • Multiple Head Case
    • What Could Have Been: The original idea to Two-Bad was making one of the heads be a good guy and the other a bad guy. This was skipped and both were bad.
      • In the 2002 series, they were going to be part of the Evil Warriors from the beginning, until their origin story was considered for a later episode.

    Webstor/Araneus, Son of Raknus

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    Played by: John Erwin (80's); Brian Dobson ('02)

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    One of the few remaining Arachna, a race of spider people.

    Whiplash/Torrant Krazut

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    Played by: John Erwin (80's); Gary Chalk ('02)

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    Member of the reptilian species known as Caligars, who betrayed his people to join the Evil Warriors.

    The Evil Horde

    Hordak/Hec-Tor Kur

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    Played by: George DiCenzo (She-Ra); Colin Murdock ('02)
    "For some of us it's too late. I'm too old, too set in my ways."

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    Skeletor's former teacher in the arts of dark magic, who was banished to Etheria, in the Dimension of Despondos, where he rules with an iron fist in the name of the Evil Horde supreme leader, Horde Prime.

    Dragstor/Theydon

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    A motorized cyborg with a built-in wheel on his chest, that allows him to move at super-speed.

    • Brainwashed: Unclear if it's the case in the minicomics, but it clearly is in the UK comics.
    • Evil Counterpart: To Extendar. Their powers are different, but they share the same origin.
    • Cyborg
    • Super Speed
    • Take That: to Transformers. He's a warrior who can run like a dragster via the wheel on his chest.

    Grizzlor/Gur’Rull Gu’Rrooow Arrrk

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (She-Ra)

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    A hairy monster who acts as the Horde jailer.

    Horde Troopers

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (She-Ra)

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    Basic soldiers of the Horde Empire.

    Leech/K'Ull'Leusshhhh

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (She-Ra)

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    A creature who can drain his enemies' strenght with the suction cups of his mouth and hands.

    Mantenna

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (She-Ra)

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    A Horde member with pop-out eyes that allow him to spy his enemies at long distances or shoot a stun ray.

    • Butt Monkey: If Hordak is angry at a defeat, or merely bored, he uses Mantenna as an scapegoat and sends him through a trapdoor.
    • The Dog Bites Back: He has turned the tables on Hordak a few times.
    • Eye Beams: He can shoot a stun beam from his eyes.

    Mantisaur

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    Hordak's mount, a huge mantis.

    Megator/Moleb the Demolisher

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    A giant who served Hordak millennia ago. After his death, he was found by King Hiss who briefly turned him into a zombie.

    Modulok/Galen Nycroft

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's)

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    A beast capable to rearrange his body parts to take several different shapes.

    • Adaptation Expansion: In his first minicomic appearance, he stated he was a former slave of Skeletor, and he joined the Horde to destroy Skeletor. The cartoon showed his origin and his tenure as one of Skeletor's Evil Warriors before joining the Horde in the She-Ra series.
    • Detachment Combat: Mostly uses it to divide himself into two bodies.
    • Mad Scientist: He was shown as such in the animated series, and the comics followed by showing him as the creator of Multi-Bot.

    Mosquitor

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    A cybernetic mosquito-man who can drain his enemies' blood and energy with his nose-piece.

    Multi-Bot

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (She-Ra)

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    A robot created by Modulok, with the same powers.

    The Snake Men

    King Hiss of the Viper House

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    Played by: Brian Dobson ('02)
    "You know, He-Man, I knew King Grayskull, I fought King Grayskull, and you are not King Grayskull!"

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    Leader of the Snake Men, who can disguise himself as a human or shed his human skin to reveal his true form.

    Kobra Khan/Khan of the Clan Kobra

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's); Scott McNeil ('02)

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    A descendant of the Snake Men who served Skeletor until King Hiss was freed.

    • All of the Other Reindeer: The other Snake Men, with the exception of King Hiss, think of him as just an inferior descendant of the true Snake Men.
    • Characterization Marches On: Khan predates Mattel's creation of the Snake Men, so he was originally just a snake-themed Evil Warrior working for Skeletor during the 80s. Upon the Snake Men's introduction to the toyline, Khan was retconned into being tied to them.
    • Hollywood Acid: He can spit this or spray poison/sleeping gas.
    • The Mole: Toward Skeletor.
    • Rubber Man: One episode of the 80s series showed him having stretchable arms similar to Sssqueeze.
    • The Starscream: More towards General Rattlor than King Hiss.

    Rattlor

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (She-Ra); Richard Newman ('02)

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    General of King Hiss' troops, with an extendable neck and a rattle-sounding tail.

    Snake Face

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    Played by: Paul Dobson ('02)
    "Look at me!"

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    A gorgon-like Snake Man who can petrify his opponents by showing them the snakes that come out of his face.

    Sssqueeze

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    Played by: Brian Dobson ('02)

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    A Snake Man who can stretch his arms to ensnare his enemies.

    Tung Lashor

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    Played by: George DiCenzo (She-Ra); Michael Donovan ('02)
    "When you mention power, you better mention Tung Lashor by name!"

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    A Snake Man with a long tongue.

    Ancients

    King D'Vann Grayskull

    Demo-Man/Uqquz' Zekul-Msbox

    Eldor

    The Faceless One/Nikolas Powers

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    Played by: Richard Newman ('02)

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    Former ruler of Zalesia, and Evil-Lyn's father.

    • Fog Feet: The Faceless One is always portrayed, both in animation and comic books, as a ghostly figure with mystic smoke around his legs. When he finally received an action figure that had no representation of the smoke, many fans were displeased.
    • Papa Wolf: Even though he cannot physically leave the ruins of Zalesia, he does anything in his power to ensure his daughter's safety.

    Granamyr

    The oldest and wisest of the dragons.

    He-Ro/Ro

    Tytus

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    A giant aligned with the forces of good in Preternia times

    Vikor, He-Man of the North

    Wun-Dar, the savage He-Man

    • Mythology Gag: He's an attempt to make canon the mysterious "Wonder Bread He-Man" with brown hair and different armor (who nobody can prove was actually offered by Wonder Bread). He even comes with an "Eternian baked good".

    Zodac Zur

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    Played by: Lou Scheimer (80's)

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    Zodak/Kar-Tor

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    Played by: Christopher Judge ('02)

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    Galactic Guardians

    Hydron

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    Played by: Don Brown (New Adventures)

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    Leader of the Galactic Guardians, from the underwater city of Serus.

    Artilla

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    Played by: Gary Chalk (New Adventures)

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    A protocol android redesigned for battle.

    Flipshot/Tc Icarius Kaz

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    Played by: Scott McNeil (New Adventures)
    "I was born ready!"

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    Daring (and sometimes reckless) pilot from the cloud city of Levitan.

    Kayo

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    Played by: Don Brown (New Adventures)

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    A Galactic Guardian who appears in the minicomics and is the first one to find He-Man after Hydron and Flipshot bring the hero to the Tri-Solar Galaxy. He also appears in the cartoon, albeit Demoted to Extra.

    Mara

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    Played by: Venus Terzo (New Adventures)

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    Nocturna

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    Martial artist from Mida, the eastern continent of Primus.

    Sagitar

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    Played by: Cambell Lane (New Adventures)

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    A centaur-like being from planet Palomar (Equinos in the cartoon), who can adopt a straight stance to become a four-armed man.

    Spinwit

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    Played by: Ted Cole (New Adventures)

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    Tuskador

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    Played by: Alvin Sanders (New Adventures)

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    A Galactic Guardian with an elephantine armor, who can catch his enemies with the tusks built in his armor.

    Vizar

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    Evil Mutants

    Flogg

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    Played by: Alvin Sanders (New Adventures)
    Flogg: When you return, I will be King of Primus!
    Skeletor (to himself): No, Flogg, when I return, you will be mine. Primus will be mine. The whole Tri-Solar Galaxy will be mine! And He-Man will not be.

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    Leader of the Evil Mutants from planet Denebria.

    • Big Bad Wannabe: To be fair, he and his mutant army were a threat big enough to have the Galactic Guardians asking for He-Man's help, but after Skeletor arrived, Flogg became his pawn without realising it.
    • Foil: He and Skeletor are this to each other; Skeletor is smart, Flogg is sane.
    • General Failure: Flogg isn't a particularly intelligent mutant and his strategies often leave something to desire, but he manages to subvert this occasionally — he's not smart, but he's a savvy and intimidating military commander who can draw up a battle plan that'll leave 'em reeling sometimes.
    • Pragmatic Villainy: He won't risk his ship or his troops unless there's a clear goal. Besides, he could incur the wrath of the Galactic Council by directly attacking the Primans, so he doesn't do it when it's for petty reasons.
    • Whip It Good

    Butthead

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    Played by: Scott McNeil (New Adventures)

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    A mutant who uses his hard head to attack (kind of an evil Ram Man).

    Crita

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    Played by: Venus Terzo (New Adventures)

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    A female mutant who admires Skeletor.

    Hoove

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    Played by: Doug Parker (New Adventures)

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    A Mutant who can deliver powerful kicks. Later becomes capable of extending his arms and legs.

    Karatti

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    Played by: Ted Cole (New Adventures)

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    A mutant martial artist.

    Lizorr

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    A reptilian mutant.

    • Demoted to Extra: He already was an extra in the minicomics, only telling when there were ships approaching, while the TV series used him as a non-speaking background character.
    • Overly Long Tongue: Used once in the cartoon.
    • Verbal Tic: His only minicomic appearance had him adding "th" after each "s".

    Optikk/(real name pronounced through a series of blinks)

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    Played by: Don Brown (New Adventures)

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    Spy and reconaissance agent of the mutants.

    Quakke

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    Played by: Don Brown (New Adventures)

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    A mutant with a mace that allows him to create earthquakes.

    Slushhead/Kalamarr

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    Played by: Ted Cole (New Adventures)

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    Flogg's bumbling second-in-command.

    Staghorn

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    Played by: Ted Cole (New Adventures)

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    A hunter and tracker who attacks with the horns of his helmet.


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    1. The writers commented that they intended to make up for the Filmation version of the character never getting to do much due to his late appearance in the series, but feel they may have overpowered him. So he ended up turning up only rarely