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Princess Elena Castillo Flores
Princess Elena 3
Character Information
Gender: Female
Show: Elena Of Avalor
Also known as: Elena
Occupation: Crown Princess of Avalor
Species: Human
Age: 16 (Season 1)
17 (Season 2)
18-20 (Season 3)
Relatives: King Raul (father; deceased)

Queen Lucia (mother; deceased) Princess Isabel (younger sister) Francisco (maternal grandfather) Luisa (maternal grandmother) Chancellor Esteban (maternal first cousin)

Friends: Naomi, Mateo, Gabe, Skylar, Luna, Miggs, Zuzo, Armando
Enemies: Shuriki, Fiero
Voiced by: Aimee Carrero

Princess Elena Castillo Flores is the protagonist of the Disney Channel animated series Elena of Avalor. She is the oldest princess and the current Ruler of Avalor, but before she can become Queen she must rule as the Crown Princess.

Appearance[]

She has brown hair and brown eyes. She often wears a red dress.

Personality[]

Elena has the heart and mind of a true leader. She is devoted to the welfare of her subjects, her family, and her friends. She is shown to hold her father in high esteem and looks to him for inspiration. Like the Princess who freed her, Elena values keeping promises no matter what and has a strong dislike of disappointing her loved ones to the point where she can take on more than she can handle. Also like Sofia, she has a personal approach to leadership and a disregard for her own personal safety. Unlike Sofia though, Elena is very confident, to the point where she can be careless. Also unlike Sofia, who is quite particular, Elena can rush into things and miss key points. Her grandfather Francisco noted this to her through the story of the king who thought he had lost his crown, a way of telling her she wasn't ready to rule alone. Elena is reluctant to take advice at the beginning, while Sofia can take too much advice. She's also shown to love Dia de Los Muertos because she sees it as a party where everyone you love is invited.

In "The Race for the Realm" while she was focusing on getting the rest of the pieces of the Scepter of Night the flashbacks of Shuriki murdering her parents got the better of her, so much so Elena decided to kill her that moment instead of waiting for later and protecting the pieces.

Powers and Abilities[]

In her teenage years, Elena was given the Scepter of Light from her father, and the Amulet of Avalor from her mother. Both artifacts are ancient Maruvian treasures that possess powerful magic. The scepter can conjure spells through verbal order, while the amulet has a wide array of abilities that generally works to protect its bearer.

As a result of being trapped within the amulet for decades, Elena has garnered a few magical abilities of her own, as theorized by Zuzo at any rate. For one, as revealed in "First Day of Rule", she has the power to see and summon spirits at all times, as opposed to only when a wizard summons one. This also carries over to non-magical entities, such as the spirits of deceased humans, though this ability is only possible on Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).

Since falling into the magic Well of Crystals, Elena gained more powers and making her dress crystal-like and her scepter more powerful. Her emotions create magic and her dress changes colors based on her emotion at the time:

  • Red: Normal
  • Orange: Anger
  • Yellow: Joy
  • Blue: Sadness
  • Purple: Anxious
  • Pink: Love
  • Cyan: Calm
  • Gray: Self-Doubt
  • White: Forgiveness
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