Honey, I'm golden. As long as you make me feel like a million dollars.
|Abilities||Paints selected area with golden flower dust and swipes through it (Angry Birds Stella)
Command pigs as blockers (Angry Birds POP! before v2.33)
Royal Pop: Transform bubbles into Royal bubbles (Angry Birds POP! after v2.33)
She is a violet-back starling with long eyelashes, long eyebrows and golden eyes. She was seen wearing a crown found by her in the episode A Fork in the Friendship and a cape from the episode Bad Princess when she has the power to control the pigs. She has two tails, two tone purple and orange attached at the lower back of her body.
- Name: Gale
- Known Aliases: Bad Princess, Golden Queen, Purple Bird
- Group Affliation: Bad Piggies, Stella's Flock (formerly)
- Best Friends: Stella, Willow, Luca, Dahlia and Poppy (all formerly)
- Possible Family: Unknown
- Voiced By: Paula Vesta (toons)
In Angry Birds Stella, Gale can only be used with the Character-Swap function. When used, you will be prompt to drag your finger from a certain point to another with a limited distance while your cursor acts as a paintbrush covered with gold. After you let your finger go, the line joining the two points will be covered in gold. Then, Gale will appear from the far from starting point and fly through the line, destroying and pushing everything in the way. It's ability is similar to the Mighty Eagle, but with the player not required to use the slingshot. It is also not as efficient, and does not work as well in clearing the entire level.
Ability (Angry Birds POP!) - Royal Pop
In Angry Birds POP!, Gale appeared in the "Defeat Gale" levels as an enemy, and not as an actual playable character. The point of the level was to defeat Gale by popping six bubbles at the top column, in the same fashion as the "Pop the Top" levels, but she will hinder your progress by commanding pigs to replace bubbles with random blockers every five shots you make.
However, she was replaced by King Pig and the section was renamed "Defeat the Boss" as of v2.23.
Gale is often known to have extremely high standards, usually not accepting things that aren't to her likes or taste. She is very hot headed, and has an extremely arrogant and high-minded personality. She is extremely self centered, and does not prefer carrying her own responsiblities.
She is also known to be extremely disloyal, leaving her best friends for a life with the pigs, who treated her as their queen because of her golden crown.
However, Gale has been known to deeply care for her friends regardless of her personality, and this constantly interferes with her isolation at her castle.
Stella Super Interactive Annual Book Description
"IT'S GOOD TO BE BAD!"
Gale isn't a real princess - she just thinks she is! Sh's beautiful, clever and charismatic. She used to be best friends with Stella, but Gale become blinded by pride, vanity and power. Now she's obsessed with find the mysterious and mythical Golden Egg, even though it means she's not friends with Stella anymore. Whether she'll actually ever find the Golden Egg, no one knows...
The Bad Princess loves being the centre of attention - after all, she pretends to be a princess So she loves all the fuss and care she gets from her Minion Pigs, However, she secretly misses her old friends - especially Stella - and hopes they'll get back together one day.
LOVES: Power, Being bossy!
FAVOURITE MODES OF TRANSPORT: Swan Boat, Piggy Princess Carriage.
FAB FACT: HER SPECIAL CROWN HELPS HER TO COMMAND THE PIGS - WHILE SHE'S WEARING IT THEY ARE COMPELLED TO OBEY BECAUSE THEY THINK SHE'S A ROYAL!
Main Article: Angry Birds Stella
Gale commands a minion pig to break into Stella's house and steal her scrapbook, causing her and the rest of her flock to go after Gale's ship in order to get the scrapbook back, which held their personal pictures.
She and her minion pigs end up neglecting and abusing the wildlife, angering the flock even more.
However, due to the discontinuation of the game, it is unknown what happened after this. Originally the flock ventured into the cave, and afterwards it was changed to a carnival, but neither actually ended up becoming playable updates.
Main Article: Angry Birds POP!
Likely for the same reasons in the first game, Gale is presented as the main antagonist of the game.
However, not much is known due to the Stella label being removed from the game, but then she was playable for a limited time.
Main Article: Angry Birds Stella (Animated Series)
Gale is Stella's former best friend until one day they fell out different ways. She earned the titles, "Bad Princess" and Golden Queen when she put on the golden crown in order to control the Minion Pigs. She is obsessed with the golden egg and spends most of her time with the Pigs to find it. Part of her wants to reunite with her friends but she is blinded by pride, vanity, power, and greed. Multiple things make her angry and she is dangerously cunning.
Gale feels the need to have all power, so she is angered when somebody takes her source, which is her crown, as shown in "Don't Steal My Birthday!", where Luca gives the golden crown to Stella. When Gale mistakes that Stella steals her crown, she enrages, wrecking Stella's birthday party, and ending it by pushing the tall, blue cake towards Stella.
Gale and Stella reconciled their friendship in You Asked for It, when she got turned into gold by the Golden Egg.
Gale and Stella once had an extremely positive relationship, being best friends and constantly being together. Stella, however, had to put up with Gale's self centered attitude, but nonetheless accepted her as a friend.
However, their relationship was axed when Gale took the role of the queen with the Minion Pigs, and additionally when Stella was kicked out of her castle by minion pigs, breaking her heart.
Stella ends up attempting to move on with the rest of her flock, and chooses to ignore what Gale has done, until the events of Don't Steal My Birthday!, where Gale returns in what seems to be an attempt to throw Stella a party. However, due to her self centered nature Gale ends up attempting to make the focus on her, and while Stella and Gale are bonding, it ends up negatively coming to an end. They don't interact again until To The Bitter End. Both Stella and Gale end up being trapped inside an active volcano, causing them to bond together until Gale falls for the temptation of the Golden Egg, causing to be what seemed her demise, causing Stella to believe that Gale had died.
However, this was not the case, as Gale managed to escape but no longer had her crown. The rest of the flock took her in, and Stella and her friends looked after her. Handsome Pig ended up retrieving the crown, and Gale returned to her role as the queen, causing Stella to be angered once again.
Gale constantly makes attempts to bring Stella and her friends to her castle, but Stella refuses. After multiple attempts, she reluctantly gives in but ends up in a plan to get the golden egg back. However, Gale finds out, and ends up turning to gold in an accidental situation. Stella rushes over to aid her, remembering the past and in the end, chooses to return Gale to gold. Gale sees the golden egg, and is traumatized, running away with the minion pigs following her. Due to the conclusion of the series, it is unknown what happened afterwards.
Gale has appeared in the following media:
- Angry Birds Stella
- Angry Birds POP! (later replaced by King Pig, playable for a limited time)
- Angry Birds Holiday (Gale's Spa)
Angry Birds Stella Animated Series
- Gale is currently the only villain in the main series that is a bird. Ironically, her henchmen are still pigs, suggesting she defected to them. Most importantly, she is also the second avian villain after Nigel (Jemaine Clement).
- She is the first and only female antagonist that appears in the Angry Birds series.
- She is the fourth member of the birds that is a villain aside of the pigs, the first being Nigel, the second being Darth Vader, the third being Sword Spirit.
- Gale bears some resemblance to several Disney female antagonists like the Evil Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty.
- Despite being the main antagonist of the Stella franchise, Gale is still depicted as being loyal to Stella in the movie, and actually opposes the pigs rather than controlling them.
- Gale's crown has changed several times. You can see the crowns in the gallery.