Smartest My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Characters

This is a list about the smartest characters in MLP:FIM. The list starts with 3 items. So feel free to add some other characters to this list. Only My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic characters. I also already did search with a google search

The Top Ten

1 Princess Twilight Sparkle Princess Twilight Sparkle Twilight Sparkle is the primary main character of My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. She is a female unicorn pony who transforms into an Alicorn and becomes a princess in Magical Mystery Cure.

One of the reasons she is my favorite character is that she's smart and reads books. In real life, I read books EVERY DAY and do well academically. No wonder she has 45% of the vote... - MusicalPony

Wow, oh my goodness my favorite princess' student has a lot of majority. Good job everypony. :) I wonder how she got all of these votes I wish my favorite pony which is Princess Celestia could get those which I voted. How can that pony get that much votes just wondering. - PikaGT27Celestia

Its very true, Twilight is smart because she loves books and she has a treehouse that is full of books.

I'm Going To Guess Her IQ

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2 Princess Celestia Princess Celestia

Celestia can take care of her castle, she can teach other ponies, & she also has reasons. - PikaGT27Celestia

Celestia also has a pretty sparkling mane. She is a nice alicorn to like, She really needs more love. :)
Could we have more fans or people pleased? I wish this character could move positions like Top 5 or something. - PikaGT27Celestia

3 Star Swirl The Bearded

Okay, also like Clover The Clever, We don't know him that much because he is a historical pony. Probably live like before ponyville is founded. So, we don't found him in the show. We can only imagine how he looks like. Okay, he is smart and legendary. He manage to make the spell 'a one to another... Another to one. Each mark if destiny fulfilled'Even he don't understand the magic of friendship as well as princess twilight, he is still smart - MLPFan

If he never wrote that stuff then twilight would have never become a princess and realized who she was. Without him she wouldn't be smart. I'm appleloosa

Maybe you all think twilight sparkle is the smartest but I disagree. I mean without him twilight wouldn't be smart and there wouldn't be a safe equestria. That's all I can say cause I'm in danger from appleloosa

4 Pinkie Pie Pinkie Pie

Pinkie Pie sometimes has a sudden burst of genius, and becomes smarter than even Twilight sometimes, when she wants to. That is why I think Pinkie Pie is a pretty smart character, also considering she knew what parasprites were before any of the other Mane 6 knew.

Pinkie Pie is usally considered simple, but, she is really just perky. She may be a little lost at times but she also can know then she is supposed to and she can break the fourth wall, she's pretty genius!

Bam she's genius randomly out of nowhere

If the mane six were to take an IQ test, I think Pinkie would get the highest score (although Rarity, Twilight, and probably even Rainbow Dash would also get high scores). There is a very deep layer of complexity under her simple exterior and she displays a lot of creativity in regards to her style of partying. She has displayed an ability to organize on par with Twilight and she was able to dominate the scavenger hunt in The One Where Pinkie Pie Knows.

Out of all the characters seen in the show, I think the only other pony who can compete with Pinkie in regards to IQ would be Maud. It makes sense, as I imagine that a super genius gene runs in their family.

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5 Clover The Clever

We actually don't know Clover The Clever that much but, It says on wikipedia that she is Star swirl the bearded's most faithful student like Twilight as Princess Celestia's most faithful student - MLPFan

6 Starlight Glimmer Starlight Glimmer Starlight Glimmer is a recurring character, initially an antagonist, in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She first appears in the season 5 premiere, The Cutie Map. From The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 2 to Celestial Advice, she is Twilight Sparkle's student in the ways of friendship.

Her magic rivals Twilight. - Gabriola

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8 Rainbow Dash Rainbow Dash Rainbow Dash is a female Pegasus pony from the popular 2010 kid's show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She represents the element of loyalty is one of most well known characters of the show. She may be a little mean sometimes but she still does what is best for her friends .

Rainbow Dash is stupid not smart.

How does she know everything about flying?!?! She is so smart!

How is she higher than Fluttershy? Rainbow Dash is a little stupid and truely doesn't know everything about flying(even though she does know something about flying),and yet Fluttershy knows everything about animals(mentioned by Twilight in swarm of the century and she does seem like she knows everything about animals).Rainbow Crash is on the incorrect list. -ApplejackFan

She's Pretty Smart
But Not As Smart As Let's Say Twilight Sparkle - JPK

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9 Discord Discord

Somehow, he is super smart. He knows the mane 6s' personalities and knows how to trick them. Wow?

He is rather sly and clever and slightly insane but is a very smart character.

He's not bookish or knowledgable, instead he can come up with genius ideas and clever tricks. That in my opinion is more intelligent than booksmarts which Celestia and Twilight have.

10 Rarity Rarity Rarity is a female Unicorn pony from the 2010 Animated Television Series My Little Pony:Friendship is Magic. She is the element of Generosity and her main passion is fashion.

Rarity is not smart like Twilight or many of the others here, she is smart with people and knows how to get her way, take when she whines her way out of the diamond dogs tunnels for instance. She also knows everything there is to know about making clothes and that takes some learning!

Rarity is probably the smartest of the mane six after twilight


Rebecca you should be below bekka because me issy and bekka are smarter than we look

The Contenders

11 Applejack Applejack

In my opinion, Applejack is more smarter than Twilight.

Apple jack is my favorite character ❤️❤️❤️

12 Zecora
13 Diamond Tiara Diamond Tiara

You with the hurtful comment "you are not very flipping nice"

She Became Smart In Season 5 By Becoming Nice - JPK

She isn't smart

No. Diamond Tiara is a dumb bird and is nothing but crap. She's the worst pony ever.

14 Sunset Shimmer Sunset Shimmer

Sunset Shimmer is very nice and she is very smart.

Smart but evil

VERY SMART SHOULD BE #1! (I don't like twilight)

15 Fluttershy Fluttershy Fluttershy is a female pegasus pony from the 2010 animated TV show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She is a kind pegasus and is very timid and shy. She takes care of the animals.
16 Gummy

Gummy is secretly a philosopher

17 Ms. Cheerilee

She is a teacher after all. - Pegasister12

18 Trixie Trixie

She cheated in "Boast Busters". That not being smart at all.

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19 Dr. Whooves
20 Snips

Why would you think he is smart this is just my opinion but he is one of the most stupid ponies in all of equestria. Actually that's wrong. He isn't one of the most stupid he is the #1 most stupid and that is not my opinion that is a fact.

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List StatsUpdated 23 Jun 2017

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2. Princess Celestia
3. Star Swirl The Bearded
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