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The Queen
(王妃 老婆)
The Queen KHBBS
Role Antagonist
Origin Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Home World Dwarf Woodlands
Katakana 王妃 老婆
Romaji Ōhi Rōba
English Voice
Susanne Blakeslee
Japanese Voice
Kyoko Satomi
"Spirit of the Mirror, come from the farthest space. Through wind and darkness I summon thee... Speak! Let me see thy face!"
—The Queen to the Spirit of the magic Mirror

The Queen, also known as The Old Peddler Woman and The Witch, is a character in Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix. She appears in her homeworld of Dwarf Woodlands as an antagonist, taking on both her Queen and Hag forms. She is the stepmother of Snow White. In Disney canon, she is named Queen Grimhilde.

The Queen's first appearance in the Kingdom Hearts series was actually in Kingdom Hearts, a picture of her hag form appearing on Snow White's stain-glass podium in the Dive to the Heart. In the English version of Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, the Queen is voiced by Susanne Blakeslee, who also voiced Maleficent, Flora, and Lady Tremaine in the same game.

Journal entryEdit

Kingdom Hearts Birth by SleepEdit

The Queen

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

A vain woman who is convinced she is the fairest of all. When the Spirit of the Magic Mirror revealed Snow White to be fairer, the Queen decided to take the maiden's life.

Old Peddler Woman

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

A mysterious old woman who dropped an apple. She claimed Terra threatened her with the Keyblade to find out about Master Xehanort--a troubling thought for Ventus.

The Witch

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

A form the Queen assumed by drinking a potion. Jealous of Snow White's beauty, she wished to deceive the maiden into eating a poisonous apple. She succeeded in putting Snow White into a deep sleep, but the dwarfs chased her down, and she was never seen again.


Kingdom Hearts Birth By SleepEdit

In Terra's scenario, the Queen asks him to bring her Snow White's heart, and would allow Terra to ask her Magic Mirror about Master Xehanort's whereabouts in return. Terra fails in this endeavor, causing her darkness to grow in her anger. She commands the mirror to attack Terra, and when it refuses she smashes a potion into it. This transforms it into an Unversed that attacks Terra, but he wins the battle. The Queen reluctantly allows Terra to use her mirror and begins plotting how to kill Snow White once Terra leaves.

In the Japanese version of Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, the Queen's darkness instead transforms the Magic Mirror into an Unversed.

In Ventus's scenario, she appears under the disguise of an old hag and prepares to carry the poisoned apple to Snow White, but drops it on her way. Ventus, unaware of her motives, politely gives the apple back. She also tells Ventus how deep Terra is dabbling into darkness.

Some time between Ventus and Aqua's scenarios, the Queen succeeds in having Snow White eat the poisoned apple. She is then only briefly mentioned in Aqua's storyline by the Seven Dwarfs, who tell Aqua they chased away the Queen following her foul deeds. The Magic Mirror later tells Aqua that the Queen is dead and he is no longer under her control.


"You claim to be radiant, but all I see are shadows of jealousy, hanging thick on your heart."
Terra to the Queen.

The Queen is a pale-skinned woman with blue eyes, red lipstick, and seemingly penciled-on eyebrows. She wears a gold crown with five spikes on the front and a jewel on the tip of the middle and tallest spike. She also wears what seems to be a black balaclava that covers her ears, neck, and hair and only leaves her face exposed. She wears a close-fitting, han blue dress with enormous hanging sleeves with white cuffs. The Queen's dress has a high collar that is white on the inside and she wears a red cape, much like Snow White and The Prince. She also wears a gold pendant around her neck with a ruby set in it, as well as a long, rope belt tied around her waist.

In her hag form, the Queen dons a black, hooded robe that retains the hanging sleeves of her dress. Her physical appearance changes from that of a youthful queen to that of an ugly, old witch with long, tangled white hair. She has thick, black eyebrows, green eyes, and dark rings around her eyes. Her nose becomes long and crooked and gains a large wart and she only has one visible tooth on her bottom jaw. Her hands are gnarled and have pointed, dirty fingernails. In this form, the Queen is also often seen with a basket filled with poison apples. She also seems to wear grey slippers.


The Queen, personality-wise, shares many traits with Maleficent. Like Maleficent, she is depicted as a vain and jealous individual. She is quite cruel, willing to kill Snow White out of her own jealousy, and shows no kindness to anyone, including her own servants. She also has zero tolerance to failure, punishing anyone who defies or fails her, an example of this is when she turns the Magic Mirror into an Unversed when he refused to attack Terra.


The Queen is known to be an evil witch, which makes her magical in the dark arts. She has control over the Magic Mirror and can make it act according to her bidding.

In the Disney film, she is shown to be able brew potions and casts a spell to activate the potion that would turn her into an old hag.


The Queen made her debut in Disney's first-ever animated film; Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Stepmother of Snow White, she longed to kill the girl out of jealousy of her beauty. Consulting her Magic Mirror, she hired a huntsman to do the job. The man let Snow White escape, however, much to the Queen's displeasure.

She eventually found the girl in a cottage owned by the Seven Dwarfs, and transformed herself into an old hag; her intention was to look like a kindly grandmother, yet this was not the case. She convinced Snow White to bite from a poisoned apple that would kill her unless she received Love's First Kiss. The Dwarfs went after the Queen, however, and sent the villain toppling off a cliff when one of her own schemes backfired.


  • Her iconic scene with the Magic Mirror is near-faithfully recreated in the English version, save for changing her term to refer to the mirror from the original film's "slave" to "spirit".
  • Susan Blakeslee previously voiced another version of the Evil_Queen|Evil Queen in Dreamworks' Shrek the Third.
Party Members
Terra - Ventus - Aqua - Lingering Will
Mickey Mouse - Zack - Experiment 626 - Prince Phillip - Hercules - Peter Pan
Terra - Ventus - Aqua - Vanitas - Maleficent - Cinderella - Snow White - Experiment 626 - Mickey Mouse - Donald Duck - Goofy - Zack - Peter Pan - Pete
Main Villains
Master Xehanort - Vanitas - Braig - Terra-Xehanort - Maleficent - Lady Tremaine - Anastasia - Drizella - Lucifer - The Queen - Magic Mirror - Gantu - Experiment 221 - Hades - Ice Colossus - Captain Hook - Captain Dark
Non-playable characters
Aeleus - Ansem the Wise - Aurora - Brooms - Captain Justice - Chip and Dale - Cinderella - Crocodile - Daisy Duck - Dilan - Donald Duck - Dr. Jumba - Even - Fairy Godmother - Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather - Grand Councilwoman - Grand Duke - Horace Horsecollar - Huey, Dewey, and Louie - Ienzo - Isa - Jaq - Kairi - Kairi's Grandma - Lea - Lost Boys - Maleficent's goons - Master Eraqus - Merlin - Minnie Mouse - Moogle - Philoctetes - Pluto - The Prince - Prince Charming - Rabbit - Riku - Scrooge McDuck - Seven Dwarfs - Smee - Snow White - Sora - Tigger - Tinker Bell - Unknown - Vanitas Remnant - Winnie the Pooh - Yen Sid
Land of Departure - Enchanted Dominion - Castle of Dreams - Dwarf Woodlands - Destiny Islands - Radiant Garden - Olympus Coliseum - Disney Town - Deep Space - Mirage Arena - Neverland - Mysterious Tower - Keyblade Graveyard - Castle Oblivion
Dive to the Heart - 100 Acre Wood - Kingdom Hearts - Chamber of Waking
Keyblade - Keyblade Inheritance Ceremony - Keyblade Armor - Keyblade Glider - Keyblade Master - Keyblade War - Mark of Mastery - Million Dreams Award - Princesses of Heart - Blank Points - Unversed
Gameplay Terms
Deck Command - D-Link - Command Style - Shotlock - Arena Mode - Command Board
Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep & 358/2 Days Original Soundtrack - Simple and Clean
Artwork - Bosses - Enemies
Disney Villains
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts
Villains' Council: MaleficentHadesJafarOogie BoogieUrsulaCaptain Hook
Others: Queen of HeartsCard SoldiersCerberusRock TitanIce TitanClaytonSaborIagoMonstroLock, Shock, and BarrelFlotsam and JetsamGlutSmeeChernabogHoney Bees
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts II
Villains' Council: PeteCaptain BarbossaScar
Others: Shan-Yu/HayabusaUndead PiratesShenzi, Banzai, and EdHydraPain and PanicMCPSark
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep
The QueenMagic MirrorLady TremaineAnastasiaDrizellaLuciferMaleficent's goonsGantuExperiment 221
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance
Claude FrolloCLURinzlerBlack GuardsBeagle BoysJulius
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts χ/Kingdom Hearts Union χ
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts III
Wind TitanLava TitanRandall BoggsMother GothelDavy Jones