Best My Little Pony Couples

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The Top Ten

1 Soarin and Rainbow Dash

I always found this couple very awesome in it's own wright. they just seem so perfect for each other

I think they are both similar in loving their jobs as flyers and take them seriously, but Soarin' is calm while Rainbow Dash is impulsive. He's a pie junkie while she's an adrenaline junkie. I just think they balance each other out.

? no. I don't know I feel like the ship is so predictable and overrated

I love this ship it is my favirite!

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2 Pinkie Pie and Cheese Sandwich

No pony understands a party pony better than another party pony! With each other there's no need to explain their randomness, no looks of confusion at the other's antics, no "it's just pinkie being pinkie", just understanding and love and PARTIES AND FUN AND ENDLESS LAUGHS!

They're similar enough to truly understand each other, but different enough that they aren't just clones of each other. Pinkie Pie is more open and friendly, more down to earth. Cheese Sandwich however has a louder, more bombastic party throwing style, but is a bit more detached and has a shy streak. They balance each other out! And despite being just generally perfect for each other, their relationship is not without conflict. Cheese Sandwich is a traveler, he has a literal wanderlust in the form of his cheesy sense, which takes him all across Equestria. Pinkie Pie is the opposite, she prefers to surround herself with close friends, she prefers to have a home. This adds a little bit of much needed conflict ...more

I LOVE this ship so much. When I heard that Pinkie Pie was supposed to be getting a boyfriend, I was disappointed when they said it won't be Cheese Sandwich. They're SO CUTE! Pinkie Pie is the reason Cheese Sandwich is who he is today. - mikachuu

Pinkie is the reason why he smiles and they have a lot in common

Love at its silly finest! - american_boy

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3 Twilight Sparkle and Flash Century

It's a good couple. Girl has crush. Guy secretly likes girl. He is in royal guard so he will protect her and can get close to her. Oh boy. This is obvious.

I like the idea of Twilight having a love interest, and I just wish they'd develop his character more, which would make this couple more awesome!

I love flash and twilight because they're so cute and I don't care what the haters say about them, my heart tells me that they're made for each other and I hope they go on date, get married and have kids.

"its meant to be"

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4 Fluttershy and Discord

You can't beat these two. They balance eachother ever so perfectly. Fluttershy has become more confident and Discord became kinder. Discord is like her strength and Fluttershy is like his heart. I know Fluttershy will die and Discord will out live her but think of it like this. Surely they'll start a family and Discord will be alive to watch his family tree grow. He'll see his kids grow and have kids too. He'll be watching his grandchildren grow and have kids as well. How cool would it be to see all your relatives be born and grow. 1000 years into the future, if anyone related to Discord has questions about their family tree, I'm sure Discord would be more than happy to tell them their family history because he got to see it himself. And who says he won't be able to see Fluttershy? Most people belive when we die we become spirits and Discord is a spirit of Chaos. Maybe when Fluttershy dies she'll be a spirit in another dimension and Discord can visit her and tell her all about how the ...more

Fluttershy and discord are perfect! I don't care what anyone says! The reason most people don't like it is that they find the age gap gross? Here's my outlook on it, fluttershy is discords best friend! Wether or not they ever end up together, is totally up to the writers! AND, on top of that! If one day/ ep. Feelings do blossom forth, IF discord is oh so magical, he could make himself age with flutters! I think it would be so. Romantic!... Still, that doesn't stop the haters. And by the way... Dislestia? WHAT? I can't even! Discord has never EVER shown feelings for celestia the way he has for flutters! I feel it's a love triangle! Celestia likes Discord and discord likes flutters! Case closed!

Fluttershy and Discord make a beautiful couple. They have made each other better, as couples should, such as how Fluttershy helped reform him from the villain he was into the wonderfully zany character he is now. I truly hope that this relationship will become canon, as they do seem to have some chemistry with each other. This is by far my favorite MLP ship.

What can I say. This duet is simply perfect

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5 Fluttershy and Big Mac

This is cute, but, I'm not a fan. What did they do to prove they even ARE a couple? I love Fluttershy and Discord the most, because they are friends and they do show their feelings for each other! (I actually think Discord likes Fluttershy! )

Don't like it. Big Mac is a work pony with limited vocabulary, and fluttershy is kind and takes care of animals. There is a difference between being shy, and not talking much. Bad ship, but I do like fluttercord. They write, and again and again, she stands up for him.

The big, strong, silent stallion, with a shy, self-conscious mare, its just absolutely heartwarming. I feel that if they got together it would be a relationship with a long lasting foundation of trust and quiet companionship. Fluttershy likes to hide during things like thunderstorms and Nightmare night. Who better to sit beside her with his big strong presence and make her feel safe. Big macintosh has a fear of not being useful enough and who will make him feel more needed than delicate soft spoken Fluttershy. Yes Fluttershys best friend is his sister but really does it matter? I think Applejack might want them together because she Loves Fluttershy and Big Macintosh. So she would want someone similar for the other. I.E. Each other. Plus Cheerily only liked Big Macintosh because of the CMC's love poison. They were both embarrassed by what they had done and only "Flirted" if you can call it that. In front of the CMC's to embarrass them and shoot the point home that what they ...more

Definitely not a fan. - american_boy

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6 Spike and Rarity

This should be 1! First of all Spikes little moments with Rarity are very cute. The Spike and Rarity episodes are the best! And Spike loves Rarity much more than Cranky loves Matilda. There a nice couple, too and should really be ahead of fluttershy and Big Mac.

I hope either Spike becomes a pony or we get some awesome dragon/pony hybrid!

I don't like this one... Spike has an unrequited love for her, but all Rarity does is exploit him for her own gain! So much for generosity. Spike would be better off with someone who would treat him RIGHT - Warriorcatsfandom

No, too stereotypical. - american_boy

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7 Derpy and Time Turner

Laugh out loud, I think these two are good because they are always spending time together, and I think it would be adorable. - hollypotion

They're complete opposites, yet so perfect! I think it's kinda weird saying who should marry who, but this is fun. In 'A Slice of Life' I couldn't stop laughing at how Derpy wanted to touch everything when TimeTurner was explaining science

They doo spend an awful lot of time together

Love at its derpy finest. - american_boy

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8 Shing Armor and Cadence

I'm sorry, but I only put this up here for fans. I watched a video, and now I just don't like this couple. - hollypotion

DUR this couples perfect! There already married

Whoever posted this ship seriously needs to correct the title. Who the heck is "Shing" Armor? It's Shining Armor. - MillieTrina_Prower

Shining Armor is Flash Sentry’s. - american_boy

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9 Applejack and Caramel

This is the first couple that I like. Caramel who is a worker of sweet apple acres has a crush on AppleJack. How cool is that? Best Applejack shipping. I like their fanfics.

Oh... Apples plus apples into big apples!

My favorite couple

No thank you. - american_boy

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10 Rainbow Dash and Applejack

I ship it. Considering all the hate comments, I'm going to say something positive! Yes, they are both stubborn. Yes, they would fight a lot. But that doesn't make the relationship bad, it just makes it so that they won't ever bottle up their feelings with each other. Applejack would ground Rainbow when she gets too crazy, and Rainbow would make Applejack feel loved and taken care of, instead of Applejack having to always be the one to take care of others. - Warriorcatsfandom

Why just why just NO

I don't like the ship honestly I hate it

Yes. Best ship ever! - american_boy

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The Contenders

11 Celestia and Discord

No, absolutely not, they have shown no actual feelings towards each other in any episodes, plus I don't really see them as a couple. Discord clearly has a crush on Fluttershy and I totally ship those two. Sorry, I'm not a dislestia fan, I'm a Fluttercord fanatic!

How are these guys not higher up! Just look at the fan art for them!

I love the fan art and there supposed past. And in actual episodes you see them together a lot

They’re both 1000 years old, so sure. - american_boy

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12 Rarity and Applejack

I love this ship! Wish it was more popular

Good things are better when they're a Rarity

Best chemistry between any mane 6 pairing.

In rollercoaster in friendship this was pretty much confirmed I ship this so much

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13 Princess Luna and Discord

YES! OH MY CELESTIA, YES! *coughs* Sorry, my fangirl side just took over. I love LunaCord so much. A long time ago, I liked Fluttercord just because everyone did, but time flew... And LunaCord became one of my favorites.

LunaXDiscord FOREVER!

I think this pairing is cute but luna should be with sombra not discord

I agree. Luna was supposed with sombra, not discord.


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14 Lyra Heartstrings and Bonbon

LyraBon is amazing. Normally, I'm not into lesbian shippings, but this one and OctaScratch are exceptions.
O.O (Is it strange that I'm hetero and I like gay shippings? Someone please tell me!

I don't know... This is just a pairing... I only think that bonbon likes lyra, but lyra likes pinkie. - hollypotion

Best ship ever! I'm not sure why this isn't canon. In slice of life they already act like a married couple

Yes! - american_boy

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15 Princess Cadance and Shining Armor

I don't see why this couple is so disliked in the fandom, cadence and shining are a loving couple cadence cares very much for shining, and he wants to protect her.

Married after all. Really good for Twilight.

No! To be honest, I ship Flash Sentry and Shining Armor. - american_boy

I do not like this. I hate this and this is so awful because they have no chemistry.

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16 Sweetie Belle and Button Mash

Young love is always cute! And have you SEEN the pictures of them?!

ADORABLE couple. I would love to see them talk more! - mikachuu

"Now we're strangers, but I miss you, oh I wonder if you miss me too..."

Yes! A better ship than mine. (≧∇≦) - american_boy

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17 Queen Chrysalis and King Sombra

They are both evil so I can see them sympathize with each other. Chrysalis used to rule over a entire kingdom and so did Sombra

Cool ship dudes

No, Luna and Sombra for life!

Hmm, yes. - american_boy

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18 Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow Dash

What I'm wondering is why this couple is so far down on the list. If you think opposites attract this should number 3. If you like alike couples this would be number 5. The egg head and the athlete, two daring do fans. TWIDASH ALL THE WAY!

Why isn't the ship somewhere at the top of this list?! I mean come on!

I love this ship

They are more alike then most people think and to me, they always shared a special bond together. TWIDASH forever!

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19 Twilight Sparkle and Rarity

They would be adorable together. Spike's too young to be with Rarity. Sorry Spike.

This one was a surprise at first but now that I think about it, it seems like a really good pairing.

Spike is only too young because if he grew up... Well, just watch "Secret of my excess"

Nope. - american_boy

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20 Vinyl Scratch and Octavia

Why is it so bad? I give it 10/10

This *ship is awesome. - american_boy


I Love This Ship! Ahh! Love it! They are meant for each other! :D

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21 Lyraheartstrings and Pinkiepie

Laugh out loud, I have always thought that these two liked each other, or at least lyra likes pinkie. If only pinkie would open her eyes and realize love is closer than she thinks. - hollypotion

I think Lyra and Bon Bon are a better match

They both break the 4th wall

No. - american_boy

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22 Rumble and Scootaloo

They're both cool but also they're both sweet and kind so I think they are made for each other. Also I hope to see more of Rumble

Scootaloo is the best crusader

I just love this pairing!

They are cute

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23 Rarity and Braeburn

NO! For one thing, Rarity is very ladylike. Braeburn is a pony that watches Applejack in Rodeo shows. Rarity would die if she was forced to marry Braeburn. Seriously.



Braeburn belongs with Soarin’! - american_boy

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24 Starlight Glimmer and Sunburst

Awesome couple. Totally vote for this! SO OBVIOUS that Starlight likes Sunburst!

This appeared! Totally voting for this! - ashlyn

Oh hell yes! - american_boy

Yes! boi they are perfect together they have such a touching backstory!

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25 Crysalis and King Sombra

I see how that can work. But I would go with Luna and Sombra. They have known each other BEFORE Sombra turned evil after all.

Yeah I could actually see this I guess, but for some reason I like Sombra and celestia. I like to believe that Sombra and celestia were together at one point, but when he was saving her from some evil force, the evil was imprisoned in his body, so he was banished. Just my fanfiction side taking over.

I don't know... Fans requested this, so here here it is. I think they're not a very good couple. At least they're decent... - hollypotion

Repeat? - american_boy

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26 Rainbow Dash and Pinkie Pie

Why is PinkieDash so low on this list? They're *pouts* so cute together! Besides, this ship is SO much better than CheesePie and SoarinDash.

They are the most underrated fictional couple in media history. They should get together more often when season 5 comes out.

In the show, I feel that Pinkie is obviously showing her feeling towards her (she is very clingy), and Rainbow is too oblivious to notice...

Rainbow dash and pinkie pie are a weird, but cute couple because pinkie pie is funny and rainbow dash is the opposite.

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27 Sci-Twilight and Sunset Shimmer

Hate it and I don't get it

I don't really like tjis ship because I prefer Sunset with the Twilight Sparkle from the pony world.


Um, no. - american_boy

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28 Big Macintosh and Fluttershy

Love this ship


Ick. - american_boy


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29 Princess Luna and King Sombra

I like luna and Sombra. I think it's a double date with Celestia an Discord. Sombra is a king with dark magic so as Princess Luna. Princess Luna is the princess of night and I think King Sombra is the king of shadows.

I love this couple a lot because both princess luna and king sombra know...ABANDONED...or should I say...HATED...that they both like...turned to their dark sides...

I love this couple so much there are perfect for each other

I love this ship I think that because they both have turned to the "dark side" I think it would be so cool if sombra went good and fell in love with amazing episode would be Luna getting rid of sombras nightmares about turning evil again

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30 Derpy and Dr Whooves

Love it


Loving it! - american_boy

yes. OTP!

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31 Fluttershy and Rainbow Dash

They are so cute together plus rainbow always seems to care and protect flutter shy in hurricane flutter shy rainbow dash was hard on her because she wanted her to understand that everyone can make a difference. flutter dash/rainbow shy rocks

This is my opt forever, of course I love other ships but this is the best.

Seriously guys? This couple is so adorable. My OTP for life. Rainbow Dash protects Fluttershy while Fluttershy helps her back. I think they have a obvious crush on each other from any way.

I don't like this it so eww girl to girl or more like lesbians ack! WHY WHY WHYYY!

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32 Rarity and Master

Who is master

Who is master?

Not gonna ask. - american_boy


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33 Twilight Sparkle and Sunset Shimmer

I love this ship but I feel like Pony Twilight x Sunset is the one I ship. Human Twilight seems to really be in guys...

I dislike Flash Sentry and Timber, none of them deserves Twilight (either one of them). So obviously I hate those ships but I guess I could be ok if Sunset liked the Twilight from the human world. Because Pony Twilight is taken on my list.

This one needs to be higher. Who doesn't like SunLight?

Sure? - american_boy

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34 Twilight Sparkle and Spike

Twilight is basically his mother

I ship Spike and Thorax, you can kill me now. - american_boy

Technically this way higher on the list because Time Turner is the one of the various names Doctor Whooves is referred to as

oh ye

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35 Pinkie Pie and Discord

I think they're TOO much alike

Why does this exist

YES. And for the commenter saying they're too much alike, I hope you don't ship CheesePie because man would that be hypocritical! Although I do add Fluttershy in to make it polyamorous, just to add some variety. - Warriorcatsfandom

No... - american_boy

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36 Trixie Lulamoon and Starlight Glimmer

Only # 42? This should be number one easily. They have such a great dynamic and make an absolutely adorable couple. I even had a custom commission plush wedding set of these two made, that is how much I love this ship.

Don't just ship them, marry them!

It is actually an good idea - SuperGeek

Yas! One of my OTPS! I also ship Starlight with Maud, but this one is good too. - Warriorcatsfandom

OTP! Should be higher

The Starlight I love... -Trixie - AshleyChang

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37 Sweetie Belle and Spike

I really like this couple. Sweetie Belle and Spike are pretty much the same age

I like it but I think Sparity is much better


HA! Nope. - american_boy

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38 Queen Chrysalis and Fluffle Puff

They are made for each other


ship it

No... - american_boy

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39 Spitfire and Soarin

But in Rainbow falls, Spitfire tried to replace him, with Rainbow dash, and Rainbow helped Soarin.

SoarinFire? So much better than SoarinDash. *Mumbles* Crazy MLP fans and their shippings.

I know this is an underrated shipping, but can people at least give this couple a chance.

One of the only ships that make sense lol

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40 Spike and Thorax

Yes! My favorite ship! - american_boy

Their friendship is so cute... wouldn't be surprised if Thorax liked spike! (Vise versa)

YES - Warriorcatsfandom

41 Apple Bloom and Tender Taps

Young love is pretty.

Sure! - american_boy


42 Twilight Sparkle and Trixie Lulamoon

Do I really need to say more

Eh, it's okay... Really...

Really! There mortal enemies

... I never knew this existed, but now I ship it! Now I'm tempted to make polyamorous Twilight X Trixie X Luna... - Warriorcatsfandom

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43 King Sombra <3 Fluttershy

I really don't like this ship

Good Idea I Mean They Look Cute Together! Most of us probably want it to Happen SOMMERSHY!

Must People Says It's IMPOSSIBLE


Its Just Unlikely

This is MY Opinion

I'm saying its unlikely
BUT! I Think In everybody There's a little hope that they will!


Seriously how can this be 62?!?! This ship is so good and has so much potential SOMBRASHY 4 LIFE ❤️❤️❤️

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44 Celestia and Luna

Aren't they're sisters?

They are sister dumbass

Um, I don't have a problem with gay people, but seriously?

I love all the ships

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45 Radiant Hope and King Sombra

Just see the comics!

46 Princess Luna and Twilight Sparkle

I know there's a too old argument to be made... I kind of disagree. I mean, Luna seems to be frozen at a young age similar to how old Twilight is, and it would be nice for Luna to have an immortal partner to keep her company. Oh and by the way, if you go by "too old" logic, than you can't ship Luna or Celestia with anyone except each other. I know what you're going to say, "But Discord! " Actually, it's quite probable he's older than both of them combined. He's the embodiment of chaos, of course he's been there since the very beginning of time! Celestia and Luna, on the other hand, are canonically not in Equestria until after its founding. So, either you go by the "immortals are frozen in there 20s forever", or "they can't date anyone ever". Pick one

You mean a LOT too old. Like, 1,000 years too old.

Luna's a little too old for Twilight

47 Zecora and Doctor Whooves

Did someone just type this randomly?

Nope I don't like this one bit

Seem cute together - Timelordponeh

What the heck?

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48 Snips and Snails

I love these two. They are the funniest My Little Pony characters.

I think they lack so much character and I hate them...
I hate the ship too

I hate the ship and they are the worst characters in mlp g4

They’re so cute together! - american_boy

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49 Spike and Dragon Lord Ember

Yes! I really hope emver shows up again and isn't a one-off character! Please

I just think that they are cute thogether

Love it - BlazeHeart


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50 Rumble and Sweetie Belle

They seems cute together...

I would love to see Rumble and sweetie bell together.

I can't deny it (...) The cutest colt with the cutest filly?!

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1. Fluttershy and Big Mac
2. Soarin and Rainbow Dash
3. Shing Armor and Cadence
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2. Derpy and Dr Whooves
3. Twilight Sparkle and Flash Century
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