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Sunset Shimmer was former student of Princess Celestia. As her pupil and magical prodigy she spent her time studying magic but much to Celestia's disappointment Sunset failed to understand the magic of friendship and instead valued ambition and power. Eventually Celestia was forced to part ways with Shimmer and in result the latter escaped through the portal to human world where she continued her quest for power.

Powers and Abilities

Sunset was stated to be one of the most promising students or Princess Celestia. She displayed impressive raw power and keen mind of a sciencist. Despite the fact that she spent most of the time in human form, Sunset showcased quite a few magical abilities:

  • Growth Spell
  • Teleportation
  • Telekinesis

Her magical power allowed her to turn few seeds into a gigantic vine that could cover entire buildings. Her status as a magical prodigy allows her to replicate majority of othe Ponies power such as:

  • Magical beams
  • Pyrokinesis
  • Barriers

Still she can most likely use variety of other spells.

Major Appearances

My Little Pony: Equestria Girls

A thief break into the castle to steal the crown of Princess Twilight Sparkle. Mysterious figure is revealed to be Sunset Shimmer - Celestia's former student. She escape into the human world and Twilight soon follows her just to discover entire new world.

My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks

Canterlot High School is threatend by mysterious Sirens and it's up to redeemed Sunset Shimmer and her friends to stop them. With help of Twilight Sparkle they prepare to battle of the band while Sunset tries to change her bad reputation.

My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Friendship Games

Sunset, now fully integrated into the Equestria Girls group, has to deal with magical problem in Canterlot High School. While investigating the problem she and her friends will also have to participate in a competition against Crystal Prep Academy.

My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Legend of Everfree

Sunset Shimmer and her friends are going on a field trip. They are unaware of secrets and magical abilities they will discover there.


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