Castle of Friendship

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Castle of Friendship
Place
Location Ponyville
Type Castle

The Castle of Friendshipis a crystal castle made at some point during the Era of Two Sisters and was the residence of Twilight Sparkle during the later days of the Era of Twilight.

History

After Twilight ascended to the throne and became the Queen of Equestria, the castle was either turned into a dormitory for students at the School of Friendship, or became a tourist attraction.[1]

Architecture

The castle is fairly thin by castle standards, with a conical baseline instead the typical base of a castle. It is made of blue crystals that jet from the ground like branches of a tree with several jagged and sharp twist and turns. The living quarters of the castle are a more distinct shade of purple with small towers and arches. The roofs and balcony of the castle are yellow tiled ones, slightly resembling golden crowns. The top of the castle is marked by a striped, yellow-orange roof with three sharp indents and a light blue star.

In spite of its majesty, the castle was met with disapproval by several Equestrians The Pony described it as being an ugly site and Twilight herself found it hard to appreciate the castle after her homely and modest library was destroyed by Tirek.

In other media

IDW comics

To be written

The castle was often used as a backdrop and meeting area in the comics, rarely explored.

Twilight was in the castle when Sunset Shimmer wrote to her.[2]

OEL manga

The castle served as the initial setting for A Day in the Life of Equestria volume 1 chapter 1.

Twilight Sparkle was arranging books when Pinkie Pie came over and eventually entered her Magic Mirror to an alternate universe.

My Little Pony: Magic Princess

In the mobile game, the castle is named Twilight’s Castle, and replaces the Golden Oak Library as a residential building in Ponyville after the Tirek quest is completed. It is home to several different characters, some of whom are variations of each other:

References

  1. Big Jim's Q&A On the Friendship is Magic Finale (Also Confirming AJ's Parents Died) (10/23/2019). Retrieved on 10/23/2019. “QQ: What's up with the castle in Ponyville? Starlight and co taking it now?
    A: We never decided what would happen to it, but I like to imagine it became a tourist attraction, or additional student housing for the school.”
  2. "Happy Holidays"
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