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{{For|the premiere [[Friendship is Magic animated media|episodes]] of [[season five]]|The Cutie Map - Part 1|The Cutie Map - Part 2{{!}}Part 2}}
[[File:Mane six looking at the map S5E1.png|thumb|300px|The Cutie Map in [[The Cutie Map - Part 1]].]] The '''Cutie Map''' is a [[magic]]al map of [[Equestria]] that is first featured in [[The Cutie Map - Part 1]]. [[Twilight Sparkle]] and her friends use the map to solve friendship problems across Equestria.
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[[File:Mane six looking at the map S5E1.png|thumb|300px|The Cutie Map in [[The Cutie Map - Part 1]].]] The '''Cutie Map''', often referred to within [[My Little Pony Friendship is Magic|the series]] as simply '''the Map''' or the '''Friendship Map''', is a [[magic]]al map of [[Equestria]] that is first featured in [[The Cutie Map - Part 1]]. [[Twilight Sparkle]] and her friends use the map to solve friendship problems across Equestria.
   
 
==Depiction in the series==
 
==Depiction in the series==
===[[The Cutie Map - Part 1|The Cutie]] [[The Cutie Map - Part 2|Map]]===
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===Season five===
In the two-part season five premiere, the Cutie Map first appears when all of the Mane Six sit on their thrones in the [[Castle of Friendship]] throne room. The thrones react to their [[cutie marks]], and a large crystal table appears in the center of the room, upon which the Cutie Map is holographically projected.
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====[[The Cutie Map - Part 1|The Cutie]] [[The Cutie Map - Part 2|Map]]====
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In the two-part season five premiere, the Cutie Map first appears when all of the [[Characters#Main characters|Mane Six]] sit on their thrones in the [[Castle of Friendship]] throne room. The thrones react to their [[cutie marks]], and a large crystal table appears in the center of the room, upon which the Cutie Map is holographically projected.
   
[[File:Cutie marks floating over Ponyville S5E1.png|thumb]] From this point onward, the map summons the Mane Six to other locations in Equestria through their cutie marks to solve friendship problems. Depending upon whom the map summons, their cutie marks glow and pulsate, and holographic images of their cutie marks hover over the location in question on the map. The Cutie Map usually stays visible at all times, but in some episodes it reverts to being just a regular circular table when it is not active.
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[[File:Cutie marks floating over Ponyville S5E1.png|thumb]] From this point onward, the map summons the Mane Six to other locations in [[Equestria]] through their cutie marks to solve friendship problems. Depending upon whom the map summons, their cutie marks glow and pulsate, and holographic images of their cutie marks hover over the location in question on the map. The Cutie Map usually stays visible at all times, but in some episodes it reverts to being just a regular circular table when it is not active.
   
 
In this two-parter, all of the Mane Six are summoned to [[Starlight Glimmer]]'s [[Our Town|village]] to free the ponies living there from her despotic views on equality.
 
In this two-parter, all of the Mane Six are summoned to [[Starlight Glimmer]]'s [[Our Town|village]] to free the ponies living there from her despotic views on equality.
   
===[[The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone]]===
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====[[The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone]]====
In The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone, [[Pinkie Pie]] and [[Rainbow Dash]] are summoned to the [[Griffons|griffon]] kingdom of [[Locations#Griffonstone|Griffonstone]] to help the griffons rebuild after their loss of the treasured Idol of Boreas.
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In The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone, [[Pinkie Pie]] and [[Rainbow Dash]] are summoned to the [[Griffons|griffon]] kingdom of [[Griffonstone]] to help the griffons rebuild after their loss of the treasured Idol of Boreas.
   
===[[Made in Manehattan]]===
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====[[Made in Manehattan]]====
 
In Made in Manehattan, [[Applejack]] and [[Rarity]] are summoned to the [[Manehattan]] borough of Bronclyn to help [[Coco Pommel]] restore her neighborhood's sense of community.
 
In Made in Manehattan, [[Applejack]] and [[Rarity]] are summoned to the [[Manehattan]] borough of Bronclyn to help [[Coco Pommel]] restore her neighborhood's sense of community.
   
===[[The Hooffields and McColts]]===
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====[[The Hooffields and McColts]]====
In The Hooffields and McColts, Twilight Sparkle and [[Fluttershy]] are summoned to the [[Locations#Smokey Mountains|Smokey Mountains]] to end a years-old feud between the [[Hooffield and McColt families]].
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In The Hooffields and McColts, [[Twilight Sparkle]] and [[Fluttershy]] are summoned to the [[Locations#Smokey Mountains|Smokey Mountains]] to end a years-old feud between the [[Hooffield and McColt families]].
   
===[[The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 1|The Cutie]] [[The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 2|Re-Mark]]===
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====[[The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 1|The Cutie]] [[The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 2|Re-Mark]]====
 
[[File:Cutie Map shows half of Equestria covered in crystal S5E25.png|thumb|left]] In the two-part season five finale, Starlight Glimmer uses her magic on the map to activate an altered version of [[Star Swirl the Bearded]]'s time travel spell. In each of the alternate timelines created by Starlight's actions, the Castle of Friendship disappears, but the Cutie Map remains, its landscape changing depending on events that have taken place in that timeline. Twilight deduces that the map remains in each timeline because of its connection to the [[Tree of Harmony]], making it sense that something is wrong.
 
[[File:Cutie Map shows half of Equestria covered in crystal S5E25.png|thumb|left]] In the two-part season five finale, Starlight Glimmer uses her magic on the map to activate an altered version of [[Star Swirl the Bearded]]'s time travel spell. In each of the alternate timelines created by Starlight's actions, the Castle of Friendship disappears, but the Cutie Map remains, its landscape changing depending on events that have taken place in that timeline. Twilight deduces that the map remains in each timeline because of its connection to the [[Tree of Harmony]], making it sense that something is wrong.
===[[Spice Up Your Life]]===
 
   
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===Season six===
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====[[Spice Up Your Life]]====
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In Spice Up Your Life, Twilight and Starlight use their magic to reactivate the Cutie Map after the events of The Cutie Re-Mark caused it to stop functioning. Once reactivated, the map sends Rarity and Pinkie Pie to [[Canterlot]] to help [[Coriander Cumin and Saffron Masala|Coriander Cumin and his daughter Saffron Masala]] save their failing restaurant and tense relationship.
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====[[Viva Las Pegasus]]====
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Applejack and Fluttershy are summoned to [[Las Pegasus]] to solve three friendship problems at once, one of which is between [[Flim and Flam]] and all of which have been orchestrated by the corrupt resort owner [[Gladmane]].
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====[[Top Bolt]]====
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In Top Bolt, Rainbow Dash and Twilight Sparkle are summoned to the [[Wonderbolt Academy (location)|Wonderbolt Academy]] to solve a friendship problem between the overconfident academy trainee [[Sky Stinger]] and his timid best friend and wingpony [[Vapor Trail]].
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===Season seven===
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====[[Celestial Advice]]====
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In Celestial Advice, Twilight uses the map to consider different places she could send Starlight to.
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====[[All Bottled Up]]====
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In All Bottled Up, while attempting to teleport an apple, [[Trixie]] accidentally teleports the map. She and Starlight eventually trace it to the [[Ponyville Day Spa]].
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====[[A Royal Problem]]====
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In A Royal Problem, Starlight Glimmer is summoned to Canterlot to solve a friendship problem between [[Princess Celestia]] and [[Princess Luna]].
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====[[Triple Threat]]====
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In Triple Threat, the map calls [[Spike]] to solve a friendship problem he inadvertently created himself in [[Ponyville]] by showing the shape of his head, since he does not have a cutie mark.
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====[[Shadow Play - Part 2]]====
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In Shadow Play - Part 2, Star Swirl senses the map's connection to the Tree of Harmony. Later, the map calls all of the Mane Six to the [[Locations#Hollow Shades|Hollow Shades]].
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===Season eight===
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====[[School Daze - Part 1]]====
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After the Mane Six return from their journey in ''[[My Little Pony The Movie]]'', they discover the map has expanded beyond Equestria to include different locations, such as [[Locations#Klugetown|Klugetown]], the pirate ship, and [[Locations#Mount Aris|Mount Aris]].
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====[[Surf and/or Turf]]====
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In Surf and/or Turf, the map calls the [[Cutie Mark Crusaders]] to Mount Aris.
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====[[The Parent Map]]====
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In The Parent Map, the map calls Starlight and [[Sunburst]] to their old hometown [[Locations#Sire's Hollow|Sire's Hollow]] to solve a friendship problem involving their parents.
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====[[A Matter of Principals]]====
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In A Matter of Principals, Twilight leaves Starlight Glimmer in charge of the [[School of Friendship]] when the map calls the Mane Six away on a friendship mission. At the end of the episode, however, it is revealed that Discord sent the Mane Six on a [[wikipedia:snipe hunt|snipe hunt]].
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====[[Sounds of Silence]]====
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In Sounds of Silence, the map calls Applejack and Fluttershy to the Peaks of Peril.
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==Other depictions==
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===[[IDW comics]]===
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In the [[My Little Pony Annual 2017]] comic, the map summons Twilight to a hidden room in the Castle of Friendship, where she discovers the "Armor of Friendship" to use against the changelings.
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===[[My Little Pony (mobile game)]]===
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In the "Reflections of Harmony" event, the map summons the Mane Six, the [[Pillars of Old Equestria]], and the [[Young Six]] to confront the threat of another universe's [[List of comic ponies#Stygian|Pony of Shadows]].
   
 
==Merchandise==
 
==Merchandise==
The Cutie Map is featured on the Season 5 [[Home media|DVD]] cover. In the Equestrian Odysseys expansion set of Enterplay's [[Merchandise#Collectible card game|collectible card game]], card #216 UR is of the Cutie Map.
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The Cutie Map is featured on the Season 5 [[Home media|DVD]] cover. In the Equestrian Odysseys expansion set of Enterplay's [[Merchandise#Collectible card game|collectible card game]], card #216 UR is of the Cutie Map. [[Merchandise#Print|''My Little Pony: Cutie Map Quest'' A Punch-Out & Play Activity Book]].{{specify}}
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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Cutie Map shows half of Equestria covered in crystal S5E25.png
 
Cutie Map shows half of Equestria covered in crystal S5E25.png
 
A portal begins to form on the Cutie Map S5E26.png
 
A portal begins to form on the Cutie Map S5E26.png
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Pinkie and Rarity's cutie marks float over Canterlot S6E12.png
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AJ and Fluttershy's cutie marks float around Las Pegasus S6E20.png
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Twilight and Rainbow's cutie marks float over Wonderbolt Academy S6E24.png
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Starlight's cutie mark floats over the Cutie Map S7E10.png
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Twilight and Spike look at the glowing Cutie Map S7E15.png
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Mane Six's cutie marks float over the Hollow Shades S7E26.png
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Rarity pointing at Klugetown S8E1.png
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Starlight and Sunburst's marks over Sire's Hollow S8E8.png
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Mane Six's cutie marks hover over the map S8E15.png
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Twilight points to the Peaks of Peril S8E23.png
 
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Season 5 DVD cover.jpg
 
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The Cutie Map card MLP CCG.png
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For the premiere episodes of season five, see The Cutie Map - Part 1 and Part 2.
Mane six looking at the map S5E1

The Cutie Map in The Cutie Map - Part 1.

The Cutie Map, often referred to within the series as simply the Map or the Friendship Map, is a magical map of Equestria that is first featured in The Cutie Map - Part 1. Twilight Sparkle and her friends use the map to solve friendship problems across Equestria.

Depiction in the seriesEdit

Season fiveEdit

The Cutie MapEdit

In the two-part season five premiere, the Cutie Map first appears when all of the Mane Six sit on their thrones in the Castle of Friendship throne room. The thrones react to their cutie marks, and a large crystal table appears in the center of the room, upon which the Cutie Map is holographically projected.

Cutie marks floating over Ponyville S5E1
From this point onward, the map summons the Mane Six to other locations in Equestria through their cutie marks to solve friendship problems. Depending upon whom the map summons, their cutie marks glow and pulsate, and holographic images of their cutie marks hover over the location in question on the map. The Cutie Map usually stays visible at all times, but in some episodes it reverts to being just a regular circular table when it is not active.

In this two-parter, all of the Mane Six are summoned to Starlight Glimmer's village to free the ponies living there from her despotic views on equality.

The Lost Treasure of GriffonstoneEdit

In The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone, Pinkie Pie and Rainbow Dash are summoned to the griffon kingdom of Griffonstone to help the griffons rebuild after their loss of the treasured Idol of Boreas.

Made in ManehattanEdit

In Made in Manehattan, Applejack and Rarity are summoned to the Manehattan borough of Bronclyn to help Coco Pommel restore her neighborhood's sense of community.

The Hooffields and McColtsEdit

In The Hooffields and McColts, Twilight Sparkle and Fluttershy are summoned to the Smokey Mountains to end a years-old feud between the Hooffield and McColt families.

The Cutie Re-MarkEdit

Cutie Map shows half of Equestria covered in crystal S5E25
In the two-part season five finale, Starlight Glimmer uses her magic on the map to activate an altered version of Star Swirl the Bearded's time travel spell. In each of the alternate timelines created by Starlight's actions, the Castle of Friendship disappears, but the Cutie Map remains, its landscape changing depending on events that have taken place in that timeline. Twilight deduces that the map remains in each timeline because of its connection to the Tree of Harmony, making it sense that something is wrong.

Season sixEdit

Spice Up Your LifeEdit

In Spice Up Your Life, Twilight and Starlight use their magic to reactivate the Cutie Map after the events of The Cutie Re-Mark caused it to stop functioning. Once reactivated, the map sends Rarity and Pinkie Pie to Canterlot to help Coriander Cumin and his daughter Saffron Masala save their failing restaurant and tense relationship.

Viva Las PegasusEdit

Applejack and Fluttershy are summoned to Las Pegasus to solve three friendship problems at once, one of which is between Flim and Flam and all of which have been orchestrated by the corrupt resort owner Gladmane.

Top BoltEdit

In Top Bolt, Rainbow Dash and Twilight Sparkle are summoned to the Wonderbolt Academy to solve a friendship problem between the overconfident academy trainee Sky Stinger and his timid best friend and wingpony Vapor Trail.

Season sevenEdit

Celestial AdviceEdit

In Celestial Advice, Twilight uses the map to consider different places she could send Starlight to.

All Bottled UpEdit

In All Bottled Up, while attempting to teleport an apple, Trixie accidentally teleports the map. She and Starlight eventually trace it to the Ponyville Day Spa.

A Royal ProblemEdit

In A Royal Problem, Starlight Glimmer is summoned to Canterlot to solve a friendship problem between Princess Celestia and Princess Luna.

Triple ThreatEdit

In Triple Threat, the map calls Spike to solve a friendship problem he inadvertently created himself in Ponyville by showing the shape of his head, since he does not have a cutie mark.

Shadow Play - Part 2Edit

In Shadow Play - Part 2, Star Swirl senses the map's connection to the Tree of Harmony. Later, the map calls all of the Mane Six to the Hollow Shades.

Season eightEdit

School Daze - Part 1Edit

After the Mane Six return from their journey in My Little Pony The Movie, they discover the map has expanded beyond Equestria to include different locations, such as Klugetown, the pirate ship, and Mount Aris.

Surf and/or TurfEdit

In Surf and/or Turf, the map calls the Cutie Mark Crusaders to Mount Aris.

The Parent MapEdit

In The Parent Map, the map calls Starlight and Sunburst to their old hometown Sire's Hollow to solve a friendship problem involving their parents.

A Matter of PrincipalsEdit

In A Matter of Principals, Twilight leaves Starlight Glimmer in charge of the School of Friendship when the map calls the Mane Six away on a friendship mission. At the end of the episode, however, it is revealed that Discord sent the Mane Six on a snipe hunt.

Sounds of SilenceEdit

In Sounds of Silence, the map calls Applejack and Fluttershy to the Peaks of Peril.

Other depictionsEdit

IDW comicsEdit

In the My Little Pony Annual 2017 comic, the map summons Twilight to a hidden room in the Castle of Friendship, where she discovers the "Armor of Friendship" to use against the changelings.

My Little Pony (mobile game)Edit

In the "Reflections of Harmony" event, the map summons the Mane Six, the Pillars of Old Equestria, and the Young Six to confront the threat of another universe's Pony of Shadows.

MerchandiseEdit

The Cutie Map is featured on the Season 5 DVD cover. In the Equestrian Odysseys expansion set of Enterplay's collectible card game, card #216 UR is of the Cutie Map. My Little Pony: Cutie Map Quest A Punch-Out & Play Activity Book.​[​specify​]​

GalleryEdit

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