She-Ra Princess of Power: The Evil Horde
Melendy Britt voices:
First seen in the episode " Into Etheria "

Image from the episode " Bow's Farewell "

Catra is the Horde's main Force Captain, leading other Hordesmen into battle with the Rebellion.

Catra is one of the few Hordesmen we actually know a bit of background history about. When the people of the Magicats were taken captive, their Queen went on a search to find them. However, the Queen was captured too and imprisoned by Hordak. Powerless without an enchanted mask which granted her the position of Queen, she could not escape. Hordak had given the mask to Catra, from which she, supposedly obtained the cat-like qualities and certainly her ability to transform into a ruthless mauve panther. [ 62 ]

Though the Magicats were to see their Queen again, Catra retained the mask and, therefore, her power of metamorphasis. Unbeknownst to Catra, her mask also has another ability - simply by saying 'freeze-fire', the mask will power a ray which will cover anything in ice that stands in its path. She did discover this but, due to the mind-wiping power of the Magicats, soon forgot. [ 62 ]

To transform into her panther form, Catra would simply place the mask, formerly over her forehead, over her eyes. A strange gas would be released from her body, allowing the change. [First in 01 ] In this form, Catra would mantain the ability to speak, but would be gifted with the power of formidible strength.

Following Adora's departure from the Horde, Catra was made Force Captain of the Horde [reference in 06 , first in 07 ], commanding Mantenna, Leech, Grizzlor, Scorpia [ 44 ] and occasionally Rattlor to do her bidding. [ 10 ] This position would be a constant reminder of Catra's authority throughout the series; she would only once be given a different title as Force Commander. [ 72 ]

Catra, like Shadow Weaver, had a few ventures into individual-villain roles, showing that Hordak isn't necessarily her number one priority. [ 28 , 30 , 54 ] She even took the time to attempt to overthrow her master by betraying him to Skeletor [ 51 ], something that Shadow Weaver too set out to do. [ 56 ] The two villainesses, however, do not share any kind of friendship, but will work together if push comes to shove - a fact that also occurs with fellow Horde females Scorpia [ 45 ] and Entrapta. [ 66 ]

Despite all their differences, the Hordesmen share one mutual feeling - the hatred of Imp. Catra and Imp were the most feuding Horde couple in the entire She-Ra series, though Hordak would always side with Imp over Catra. [ 32 , 44 , 73 ] Horde villains were never really ones to experience any romantic oppurtunities, but Catra is almost an exception. Although he would not have accepted her offer, Catra clearly showed an attraction to Sea Hawk [ 07 ], something that Adora would greatly oppose. It would seem that this, along with his treachery to the Horde, would inspire Catra to create a hatred for him too and even set a personal trap for the Hawk and Adora. [ 16 ]

Finally, perhaps the most unknown fact about Catra is her ability to teleport [ 66 ] - perhaps another power granted by her intruging mask? The answer is unknown.

She-Ra Princess of Power: The Evil Horde : Cartoon Appearances

Season One

Into Etheria
The Sea Hawk
The Prisoners of Beast Island
The Peril of Whispering Woods
Return of the Sea Hawk
The Mines of Mondor
Small Problems
Bow's Farewell
Play It Again, Bow
The Reluctant Wizard
Friends Are Where You Find Them
A Talent for Trouble
Into the Dark Dimension
Glimmer's Story
Enemy With My Face
The Rock People
Birds of a Feather
My Friend, My Enemy
Unexpected Ally
The Light of the Crystal
Loo-Kee Lends a Hand
Of Shadows and Skulls
Jungle Fever
Total: 25/65

Season Two

One To Count On
Loo-Kee's Sweety
The Time Transformer
The Caregiver
When Whispering Woods Last Bloomed
The Locket
The Inspector
Portrait of Doom
Hordak's Power Play
Assault On The Hive
Swifty's Baby
Total: 12/28

She-Ra Princess of Power: The Evil Horde
As seen in the episode " One To Count On "

Image taken from the episode " One To Count On "

Clawdeen is Catra's pet.

Clawdeen's one appearance in the She-Ra series revealed little about her. We know she is Catra's pet and that she is based at what appears to be Catra's Tree-Plex from an early Princess of Power Mini-comic, but little else.

She was used in the second season to scare the Rebels into Cage-Mines so they could be captured by the Horde, who in the end, got away with Peekablue. She vanished after Bow trapped her in a Cage Mine, though Clawdeen and Catra in her cat-form did seem to make a powerful team when working together. [ 66 ]

She-Ra Princess of Power: The Evil Horde : Cartoon Appearances

Season One

Total: 00/65

Season Two

One To Count On
Total: 01/28

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