Magic Mirror

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Magic Mirror

Spirit of the Magic Mirror KHBBS.png


Katakana マジックミラー Other Emblem.png
Rōmaji Majikku Mirā
Voice actors (Ja:) Tamio Ōki
(En:) Corey Burton
Homeworld Dwarf Woodlands
Origin Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Games Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep
Kingdom Hearts χ
Magic Mirror

Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

A spirit who appears within the magic mirror at the queen's behest and answers all questions with the truth.
Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ
Snow White (1937)
A mirror that replies to the Queen's questions with honesty.
"The Queen is gone, My service done. Adieu, O victorious one."
—The Spirit's final words to Aqua before disappearing

The Magic Mirror, containing the Spirit of the Magic Mirror within, is a mirror is enchanted by the Queen to truthfully answer any question, albeit cryptically. It first appeared in Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Story[edit]

Kingdom Hearts χ[edit]

The Magic Mirror's power was channeled by the Book of Prophecies to form the Magic Mirror Medal.

Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep[edit]

After being sucked into the Queen's mirror Terra, is forced to exchange blows with the Spirit of the Magic Mirror.

When Terra arrives at the Magic Mirror Chamber, he stumbles upon the Queen summoning the Spirit of the Magic Mirror. She demands to know who is "the fairest one of all", but to her fury, the Mirror informs her that that honor belongs to Snow White, and that she possesses a heart filled with light. Terra is intrigued by the mirror, and when the Queen notices him, she commands him to murder Snow White in exchange for letting him question the mirror about Master Xehanort's whereabouts. Hoping to avoid an incident like that with Aurora, Terra decides to simply ask the Princess, but when he finds her in the Flower Glade, a swarm of Unversed appear and she runs off in fright. Terra resigns himself to forcing the Queen to have the mirror provide his answer, and returns to her chamber.

As Aqua wanders through the castle looking for a cure she is suddenly confronted by the Magic Mirror.

Enraged by his disobedience, the Queen commands the Spirit of the Magic Mirror to consume Terra, and uses a magic potion to transform the Spirit of the Magic Mirror into an Unversed so that he can draw Terra into his realm and consume him. However, Terra subdues the spirit and returns to the Queen, who he forces to question the mirror about Xehanort. The mirror cryptically answers that Xehanort dwells "where war was waged upon the fells", implying the Keyblade Graveyard, so Terra leaves to continue his search.

This information is based on alternate scenes or materials and is not considered canon within the overall plot of the series.

In the Japanese version, the Queen's darkness itself transforms the spirit into an Unversed.

After the Queen leaves the castle and curses Snow White with a poisoned apple, Aqua ventures into the chamber seeking clues to reverse the curse. The Unversed stirs and drags her into his realm as well, but she also subdues the spirit, who then proclaims the Queen's death and his own freedom, then vanishes into oblivion without providing Aqua any clues.

Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep -A fragmentary passage-[edit]

Once Dwarf Woodlands falls into the Realm of Darkness, the Magic Mirror goes with it. However, it appears the Spirit no longer lives in the mirror; the mirror itself appears to be manipulated by the dark realm. Aqua finds it near Snow White's glass coffin, having forgotten about it in the ten years she has been trapped. When she touches the mirror, and is pulled into the Magic Mirror's realm (the World Within) again by her own reflection. Several copies of the Magic Mirror steal Aqua's reflection, creating Phantom Aqua. Aqua defeats several copies of the phantom, eventually escaping the World Within.

Appearance[edit]

The Spirit of the Magic Mirror takes the shape of a white theatre mask, though the light often falls on it in such a way to give it a two-toned appearance. It has high-set eyebrows and its "eyes" are empty holes, similarly to its mouth. The back of the Spirit's "face" is black.

The actual mirror is surrounded by chiseled tiles representing the twelve signs of the western Zodiac.

Personality[edit]

The Spirit of the Magic Mirror is not inherently evil, rather it is an obedient servant who will do whatever it is told. It is shown to have little to no emotion, which is emphasized by the dull, monotonous tone in his voice. Despite its loyalty to the Queen, it will refuse orders that it's unable to carry out, such as fighting an enemy. The Spirit also has the unusual tendency to talk in rhymes.

Abilities[edit]

Main article: Game:Magic Mirror

As an Unversed, the Spirit of the Magic Mirror is an agile fighter, keeping its distance from opponents while shooting fireballs from its mouth. It also uses the mirror world to its advantage, creating replicas to confuse and attack opponents. It often slides horizontally across the ground while creating frame-by-frame reflections of its last few positions, inflicting damage to its opponents.

Origin[edit]

The Magic Mirror first appeared in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves as the Queen's counselor-of-sorts. The Mirror would appear at the Queen's request and would give her poetic answers to her questions (rather than saying Snow White, for example, he described her to the Queen). When the Queen asked the huntsman to bring back Snow White's heart in a box, the Mirror was able to identify the heart as the "heart of a pig" and so the Queen left to take care of Snow White herself, leaving what happened to the Magic Mirror after that a mystery.

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