Steven Universe Characters with the Saddest Backstories

A lot of the characters have sad backstories that make us cry, who has the saddest?

The Top Ten

1 Pearl Pearl Pearl is a fictional character from the 2013 animated series Steven Universe, created by Rebecca Sugar. She is a "Gem", a fictional alien being that exists as a magical gemstone projecting a holographic body. more.

Watch "A Single Pale Rose" and "Now Were Only Falling Apart" and then you will see.

Definite 1. Pearl sacrificed everything and did literally everything for rose, rose then fell in love with someone else, breaking her promise, then rose died, and pearl lost her purpose. Pearl is so amazing, her backstory is so tragic, definitely one of the saddest backstories in cartoon history.

Pearl lost her true love. - Stevenuniversefangirl

Her story saddens me. I want Rosey back!

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2 Garnet Garnet

I put Garnet because the way Ruby and Sapphire were treated, Ruby would have been killed if they hadn't escaped. - Stevenuniversefangirl

3 Amethyst Amethyst Amethyst is a fictional character from the animated television series Steven Universe, created by Rebecca Sugar.

Amethyst has low self esteem because of where she comes from. - Stevenuniversefangirl

4 Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli is a character from the 2013 Cartoon Network series Steven Universe. She is a homeworld gem who got trapped in a magical mirror on Earth for thousands of years who was then freed and healed by Steven Universe. She has hydrokinesis abilities which include manipulating water, forming clones more.

Stevenuniversefangirl, not to mention she was forgotten for all those years, and the only friend she got eventually was the only person who tapped into the good inside her.

Trapped In A Mirror For Thousands Of Years. - Stevenuniversefangirl

5 Greg Universe Greg Universe Greg Universe is from the show Steven Universe created by Rebecca Sugar. more.

He lost his true love. - Stevenuniversefangirl

6 Connie Maheswaran Connie Maheswaran

Before Steven, she didn't have any friends. - Stevenuniversefangirl

7 Peridot Peridot Peridot is from the show Steven Universe created by Rebecca Sugar. The show airs on Cartoon Network and has grown in popularity over the years. The character Peridot is an alien gem from a planet called Homeworld, Peridot is introduced in the episode "Marble Madness," when Steven and the Crystal Gems more.
8 Jasper Jasper

I feel so bad for her. Lapis and Jasper are in the same boat.

Her Pink Diamond, was shattered, and caused the anger in her. - Stevenuniversefangirl

9 Rose Quartz Rose Quartz

She gave up her life for Steven. - Stevenuniversefangirl

10 Bismuth Bismuth

She was just trying to help...put her on the top...for HONOR!

She was poofed by here own friend and was abandoned because she was trying to help

The Contenders

11 Centipeetle

He got killed while saving Steven! - IceBearRules

12 Malachite Malachite
13 Blue Diamond Blue Diamond

Her best friend was shatered into a million pieces and was heartbroken and still tries to let her legacy live on

14 Alexandrite Alexandrite
15 Stevonnie Stevonnie Stevonnie is a fictional character from the 2013 animated series Steven Universe. They are a human/gem hybrid fusion of Steven Universe and Connie Maheswaran.
16 Rainbow Quartz Rainbow Quartz Rainbow Quartz is a fusion gem from the Cartoon Network show "Steven Universe". She is the fusion of Pearl and the late Rose Quartz.
17 Sour Cream Sour Cream
18 Lars Barriga Lars Barriga
19 Pumpkin
20 White Diamond White Diamond
21 Ruby Ruby
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