Best My Little Pony Couples

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The Top Ten

1 Soarin and Rainbow Dash

Soarin is the only bolt who truly care for Dash
I love this ship

Soarin is cute and if this ship becomes a canon thing, I could see him calming down RD in a stressful situation


I love SOARINDASH so muchhh

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2 Pinkie Pie and Cheese Sandwich

They are meant for eachothether

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

Love at its silly finest! - american_boy

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

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3 Twilight Sparkle and Flash Century

They are good as friends. But if you read the Seventh Element on fanfiction, Oh you'll see

"its meant to be"

I am such a fan of this ship (if it's the pony version) because if you watch carefully, he's ALWAYS shooting glimpses at Twilight when he's on guard duty. PLEASE GIVE US AN EPISODE WHERE THEY GET SOME TIME OFF TOGETHER! - fr8train

Nope. Too stereotypical. I shipped Flash Sentry with someone else. - american_boy

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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

These two are most likely to happen. Their relashionship has become stronger and they are clearly closer to one another. Of Discord were to be with anyone else, like Celestia or Twilight, it would feel way to rushed and out of no where. We are on the final season. Fluttershyband Discord bare the closest and most likely to be together. If you look at the little details, you can see just how close they've become. Starting from season 2, Fluttershy is the first to notice Discord. Then she's the only one Discord can't corrupt. Not to mention he called her "my dear" even when he was evil. Now he says it more lovingly. At season 6 finally, when Chrysalis is defeated, you can see Flutterhsy hugging onto Discords tail, either for him to protect her or she's just trying to hold him back. Season 7, when Discord admits he wanted to be normal for Fluttershy, the girl cuffs his face so he can look at her. Season 8 we have Spike shipping them together. Season 9, it's so sweet how Discord tries to ...more

Did you know that fluttershy has a crush on discord. No? Why don't you look it up then

Ok! I'm officially sold on Fluttercord! After watching the season 9 episode 1 and 2, I was convinced! Discord clearly has strong feelings for Fluttershy, willing to protect her from harm, keeping her safe, wanting to do the best for her! Wow! If Sombra actually succeeded in hitting Fluttershy (Which would have killed her) Discord would have ripped that guy apart from limb to limb, and disintegrate him. Then bring him back and burn him alive, then bring him back and blast him with a nuke! And so on... Just wow! I love how they have problems, like Discord being jealous of Tree Hugger at the galla, but they resolve them. Just like a real couple. They do their best to fix eachothers flaws. They make eachother a better person. Like all healthy relashionship! Relationships isn't all happiness. It has it's flaws but you need to work through your flaws to make the relationship stronger. That's exactly what Fluttershy and Discord do! Seriously! Hasbro has to confirm them. If they do, they will ...more

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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! )

They could never work... Relationships need communication, and these two are both practically silent. - Warriorcatsfandom

Definitely not a fan. - american_boy

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.

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6 Spike and Rarity

Did everyone forget the dragon princess? her and spike got a whole episode together. so cute

No, too stereotypical. - american_boy

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

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.

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7 Shing Armor and Cadence

Well, DUH

They are perfect... and already married

DUR this couples perfect! There already married

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

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8 Derpy and Time Turner

Love at its derpy finest. - american_boy


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

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9 Applejack and Caramel

No thank you. - american_boy

My favorite couple

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!

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10 Rarity and Applejack

Yes boi best one here. I love this since they are so good together and are simple the best characters

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

I mean, have u seen rollacoster of friendship? Totally love this ship

I used to ship appledash but after seeing Rollercoaster of Friendship how could I not ship these to (I also now ship flutterdash because of the same movie)

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The Contenders

11 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

Yes. Best ship ever! - american_boy

Why just why just NO

I don't like the ship honestly I hate it

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12 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!

One of the only discord ship that makes sense because a 1000+ draconequus should not be dating a 20 year old pegasus.


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

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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.

I have to agree as well. Luna and Sombra would be a way better match than Luna and Discord

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14 Lyra Heartstrings and Bonbon

Yes! - american_boy

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

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

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15 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..."

I know this couple is SOOO YOUNGER...but I think this ship is way more cuter than the others! Sweetie Belle and Button Mash are really perfect together! If they both married, I think they are going to name their kids "Sweetie Mash" and "Button Belle"

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16 Princess Cadance and Shining Armor

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

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.

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

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17 Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow Dash

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

I don’t know why this is so far down the list, to me this should be cannon. Have you noticed that Rainbow dash only falls into Twilight, and is otherwise a perfect flyer. #TWIDASH

Icky. - american_boy

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!

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18 Queen Chrysalis and King Sombra

I love it some people say they used to rule together!

Hmm, yes. - american_boy

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

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19 Twilight Sparkle and Rarity

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

Nope. - american_boy

I ship Twilight with everyone to be honest - Warriorcatsfandom

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

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20 Vinyl Scratch and Octavia

This *ship is awesome. - american_boy

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


This one's an exception for me, like LyraBon is. I'm hetero.

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21 Lyraheartstrings and Pinkiepie

No. - american_boy

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

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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!

They’re so perfect together!

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

Oh hell yes! - american_boy

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25 Crysalis and King Sombra

Repeat? - american_boy

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

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26 Rainbow Dash and Pinkie Pie

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

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...

Lots of fun and probably the most common Pinkie ship (probably due to the number of shipable scenes found in the show for them).

Nah, - american_boy

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27 Sci-Twilight and Sunset Shimmer

Personally, this has got to be one of my favourite ships in the fandom, if not my favourite. Sci-twi and Sunset Shimmer are so cute together during the equestria series that I'm surprised it wasn't made canon. They are perfect for eachother, they've both turned into demon princesses, both made mistakes and have learned from them and it's so cute when Sunset stands up for sci-twi and supports her when none of the other ponies/humans do. Sunset Shimmer is like the former bad girl with a history, while sci-twi is like the nerdy, introverted girl who was suddenly thrown into a bad situation.

The movie that has both evidence for against the ship is camp everfree. Before this movie I definitely shipped real Twilight with Sunset Shimmer (and still do, but a little less) but since Twilight is gone and when camp everfree came out I started shipping Sunset and sci-twi. I especially liked the dynamic between the two how Sunset would always try to support her, but be pushed away by sci-twi ...more

OTP Love them! They're just so adorable together

I like it - AshleyChang

Um, no. - american_boy

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28 Big Macintosh and Fluttershy

Ick. - american_boy

Love this ship



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29 Princess Luna and King Sombra

It only makes sense, it like the BEST SHIP and it's more sense then Celestia and Sombra,

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 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

So... no. - american_boy

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30 Fluttershy and Rainbow Dash

Yes I like this ship so much

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

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

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

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31 Derpy and Dr Whooves

I JUST love it

Loving it! - american_boy

Love it


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32 Rarity and Master

Not gonna ask. - american_boy

Who is master?

Who is master

Who's master?

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33 Twilight Sparkle and Sunset Shimmer

Sure? - american_boy

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?

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...

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34 Twilight Sparkle and Spike

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

Twilight is basically his mother

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

This is just beyond disturbing and on the brim of being incest!

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35 Pinkie Pie and Discord

No... - american_boy

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

I think they're TOO much alike

Why does this exist

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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!

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

It is actually an good idea - SuperGeek

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37 Queen Chrysalis and Fluffle Puff

Best ship ever

No... - american_boy

*Sighs* I like them, but... Fluffle Puff ISN'T canon, and I'm not a big fan of OC x Canon ships. I'd like this ship a little better if Chrysalis was an OC as well.

They are made for each other

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38 Sweetie Belle and Spike

HA! Nope. - american_boy

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


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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.

I always thought this couple was cute.

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40 Spike and Thorax

Yes! My favorite ship! - american_boy

YES - Warriorcatsfandom

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

41 Apple Bloom and Tender Taps

Sure! - american_boy

Young love is pretty.


42 Twilight Sparkle and Trixie Lulamoon

Do I really need to say more

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

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

Really! There mortal enemies

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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!



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44 Spike and Dragon Lord Ember

Love it - BlazeHeart

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

I just think that they are cute thogether

Spike and DLE (Dragon Lord Ember) Are a MATCH! They're both Dragons but the Difference is Spike is Short while DLE is Tall. I thought it was Rarispike or Applespike, IDC Dragons are my favorite Pets too! :D

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45 Celestia and Luna

They are sister dumbass

I love all the ships

Aren't they're sisters?

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

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46 Radiant Hope and King Sombra

Just see the comics!

47 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

48 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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49 Snips and Snails

They’re so cute together! - american_boy

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

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50 Rumble and Sweetie Belle

I would love to see Rumble and sweetie bell together.

They seems cute together...

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

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