He glitters in the sun!
There's only one "Twilight" character that should come to mind. Can you name him? If you're a fan of vampires, werewolves, and love, this is the quiz for you!
In 2005, Stephanie Meyer released her first novel, "Twilight." The storyline followed a female teenager, Bella Swan, as she fell in love with a vampire. Throughout the series, you became aware of the dangers that came with being associated with vampires and werewolves alike. Meyer would go on to release three more novels. After the release of her final novel in the series, "Breaking Dawn," the story came to life on the big screen.
While Meyers gave vivid descriptions of the characters in her books, you got the chance to see them on screen for the first time in 2008. With the release of the first "Twilight" film, you watched Edward and Jacob's love and fight for Bella bloom on screen.
With these iconic characters, it's hard to forget Kristen Stewart's, Robert Pattinson's, and Taylor Lautner's roles as the leads. While they might be easy, the "Twilight" universe is filled with characters. From all five films, how many characters can you recognize? Who portrayed the beautiful Rosalie? Which actress joined the cast as the pain-causing Jane?
There are tons of characters who appeared in "The Twilight Saga." Are you powerful enough to recognize them all - or will the Volturi come out on top? Fangs ready!
Jacob Black is an attractive Native American of the Quileute tribe in La Push and a werewolf ("shape-shifter") of the Quileute tribe. He is the former Beta of the Uley pack, and later became Alpha of his own. In "Twilight," he was 15 years old, and in "New Moon," he is 16 years old and phases into a wolf for the first time. He is madly in love with Bella, but after the birth of Renesmee Carlie Cullen, Bella and Edward's daughter, Jacob immediately "imprints"—that's how shape-shifters find their soul mates—on her.
Edward Anthony Masen (his real name) was born on June 20, 1901, in Chicago, Illinois and was a talented pianist, then a soldier. He and his parents became sick with the Spanish Influenza in 1918; both of his parents died, but before she died, Edward's mother begged the doctor who was taking care of them, Dr. Carlisle Cullen, to save her son. The doctor later changed Edward into a vampire, so he could survive. Over time, Edward formed a deep bond with Carlisle, who became a father figure to him.
When we first meet Bella, she is a 17-year-old girl who moves from Phoenix, Arizona to Forks, Washington to live with her father, Charlie. From the very beginning, she says she's "absolutely ordinary," and Bella’s average-ness was no mistake. As Stephenie Meyer later said, she left out a detailed description of Bella in the book so that readers could easily relate. At the same time, she is not as simple as she looks - when Bella was a human, she had a shield to protect her from vampires powers. After her transformation into a vampire, she discovered she was able to share her shield with others.
Leah is a strong woman, fearless werewolf, and confident leader. At the same time, she is heartbroken and desperately in love - before transforming, Sam Uley, their Alpha, dated Leah. But because he was forbidden to tell her what he had become, their relationship fell apart and ended completely when he imprinted on Leah's cousin, Emily Young, started dating her and broke every promise he had made to Leah.
Eleazar is one of the members of the Denali coven. They originally lived in Slovakia, but later had to move to Denali, Alaska, where they still live. Just like the Cullens, the Denali coven - that also includes Carmen, Tanya, Kate, and later Kate's mate, Garrett - practices drinking animal blood instead of human blood.
Paul is a young, dark, gray wolf, who is prone to angry outbursts and can't control his emotions. When he learns that Jacob has told Bella about the pack, he even tries to attack her. He later seems to have no ill feelings toward Bella or Jacob, and then imprints on Jacob's older sister, Rachel.
Carlisle's physical age is 23, but he became a vampire in the 17th century. He has had centuries to perfect his medicinal talents and became an excellent doctor over time.
Esme is the adoptive mother of Edward, Emmett and Alice Cullen, as well as Rosalie and Jasper Hale, even though her physical age is only 26. She has no special power as a vampire, but has a strong ability to love passionately and care about others. Esme was born in 1895 in Columbus, Ohio.
Carmen, a member of the Denali coven, speaks fluent Spanish and was the first to trust the Cullens and not fear Renesmee for being a half-breed.
Leah's younger brother, Seth, transformed into a wolf during "New Moon," when he was just 15 years old. He is among the youngest of the pack, idolizes Jacob Black, and tries to be just like him.
Alice, Edward's sister, became good friends with Bella and was always there to help her. In "Twilight," when James was hunting Bella, Alice and Jasper took her to Phoenix to see her mother. In "New Moon," when the Cullens left Forks, it was Alice who first returned to check up on Bella. She also traveled to Italy with Bella to save Edward’s life.
Amun, along with Tia, Benjamin, and Kebi are the members of the Egyptian coven. He didn't want to stand witness for the Cullens in "Breaking Dawn," and he and Kebi later fled in fear of the Volturi, mostly because of Benjamin, Tia's mate. Benjamin has a high awareness of what is right and wrong, and can control the elements of nature - his unique ability made Amun very protective of him, in fear of losing him to the Volturi.
Created by Sasha, Tanya is the leader of the Denali coven. She is an attractive blonde who once expressed an interest in Edward Cullen, though he turned her down.
After being injured by a bear in 1935, Emmett was rescued by Rosalie. At Rosalie's request, he was given a second chance at life after being turned into a vampire by Carlisle. Later, Rosalie and Emmett fell in love with each other. Like all the Cullens, Emmett is a vegetarian vampire and he is the strongest in the family.
She is Liam's mate. Her suspected special ability is to alter the course of a situation through willpower. This couple belongs to the Irish coven.
Rosalie and Jasper are the only ones in the family who don't take the surname of Cullen as they pass off as being biological siblings. Exceptionally beautiful even for a vampire, Rosalie had a tough life - she was beaten, gang-raped, and left to die in the streets by her fiance and his friends. She was found by Carlisle, who had smelled the blood and in order to save her, changed her into a vampire. Carlisle also secretly hoped that she would become Edward's mate one day,
Garrett is a member of the Denali coven. Originally, they are from Slovakia, but after Sasha and Vasilii's executions by the Volturi for creating an immortal child, they moved to Alaska. Garrett is a tall, handsome vampire with ruby eyes and long, sandy hair. He is an adventurer and considers himself an American patriot.
Sam, the Alpha, leader, and oldest member of the La Push pack, was first introduced in "Twilight," where his emotions toward the Cullens eventually leads Bella to discover that they are vampires. In "New Moon," Sam Uley is given a larger role. Even though he is just 19 when he first appears in the series, he was always described as the calmest and most mature member of his pack.
The husband of Alice Cullen, Jasper took the name Hale to pass as Rosalie's sibling. He was born in Texas, joined the army during the American Civil War, and was turned into a vampire in 1863 by a vampire named Maria. When he became a vampire, Jasper gained the ability to manipulate the emotions of other people.
Senna, Zafrina, and Kachiri are female vampires who belong the Amazonian coven. Many vampires have never heard of these mysterious, tall and intimidating beauties, not even the Volturi, as they prefer to have a reclusive life in the Pantanal and don't keep in touch with others.
Victoria played a small role in the first book, helping James, her lover and coven leader, in hunting Bella Swan. But after James was killed, she decided to exact revenge on Edward Cullen and kill the love of his life, Bella. In "Eclipse," Victoria created an army of bloodthirsty newborn vampires, but she and her army were destroyed by Edward and the young wolf, Seth Clearwater.
Renesmee Carlie Cullen, nicknamed "Nessie"by Jacob, Renesmee is considered to be Edward and Bella's "miracle," because her mother survived the pregnancy while she was still a fragile human. Renesmee has the ability to show people her thoughts just by touching them.
Even though he is Carlisle's oldest friend, Alistair does not visit him often. His special ability is tracking. In "Breaking Dawn," when he is called to be a witness for the Cullens, he leaves quickly because he is afraid of the Volturi.
Benjamin, Tia's mate, has unique abilities that make him very valuable; even the Volturi want him to join their army. Besides having a high awareness of what is right and wrong, his other special ability is to control the elements of nature, air, earth, fire, and water. Benjamin's ability is unique because it involves physical manipulation.
Bree Tanner was a young and innocent newborn vampire - she was just 15 or 16 years old when Victoria changed her as a part of the newborn army in "Eclipse." Stephenie Meyer even wrote a novella about her - "The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner."
Kebi is Amun's mate; they both belong to the Egyptian coven. They were very unhappy to stand witness for the Cullens in "Breaking Dawn," and they later flee in fear of the Volturi.
The members of the Irish coven, Liam, his mate Siobhan, and Maggie were called upon to witness for the Cullen clan in face of the Volturi in "Breaking Dawn." In "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part II," Liam was portrayed by Patrick Brennan.
Jared was the first wolf to phase after Sam and join the pack. Even though Jared's personality is never really explored, and he remains somewhat of a background character, the actor who played him (Bronson Pelletier) says that Jared's portrayal in the films reflects Pelletier's own joking, charismatic personality.
In the films, Laurent is given the surname "Da Revin." This handsome, dark-haired vampire is a member of James' coven in "Twilight." When James and Victoria choose to track and murder Bella, Laurent leaves them and travels to Alaska, where he hoped to find solace among a coven of "vegetarian" vampires and become one of them. It didn't work out because he never fully adopted their strict diet of drinking animal blood, and "cheated" by occasionally killing people.
Tia is a member of the Egyptian coven - the oldest vampire coven in existence. She is Benjamin's mate. Benjamin has a high awareness of what is right and wrong.
Jacob's best friend and second cousin, Quil Ateara V first appeared in "New Moon" when he was 16 years old but he does not become a wolf until "Eclipse." From the very beginning, he really likes Bella and flirts with her a lot.
Introduced in "Twilight," James is a merciless, sadistic vampire who hunts and kills people just for fun. Before he tried to kill Bella, James tried to attack then-human Alice Cullen, who escaped him years ago by being turned into a vampire.
Renée Dwyer married Charlie Swan right after high school but divorced him soon after. Her daughter, Bella, always felt as if she was the mother in their relationship, trying to guide Renée away from doing stupid things. After Renée remarried a young baseball player, Phil Dwyer, Bella decided to live with her father, Charlie, in Forks so that Renée and her new husband could travel together.
Another one of Jacob's best friends, Embry joins Jacob's pack near the end of "Breaking Dawn." His mother doesn't belong to the Quileute tribe, and she moved to the Quileute reservation while she was pregnant with him; his father is unknown. However, the shape-shifting trait is present only in the Black, Ateara, and Uley bloodlines; this fact makes Embry the half-brother of either Quil Ateara V, Jacob Black, or Sam Uley.
Riley Biers a is tall and muscular newborn vampire with big red eyes and blonde hair. Victoria bites and changes Riley when he is approximately Bella's age in "Eclipse." When he can control his power, he helps Victoria to lead her army of newborn vampires. He does it for Victoria because he is madly in love with her.
One of the three Volturi leaders, Aro can read every thought a person has ever had once he has made physical contact. Their coven is regarded as "royalty" by other vampires because they have lived for well over 3,000 years and control all other vampires.
Female vampires who comprise the Amazonian coven are tall, strong, and just gorgeous. They have dark skin, long hair, and wear clothes made of animal fur. Zafrina, along with Senna, and Kachiri comprise Amazonian coven in "Breaking Dawn." Her special ability is to create illusion.
Marcus, who belongs to the vampire coven known as the Volturi, can sense the strength and nature of relationships. His former wife, Didyme, had the power to make others happy, and she also was one of the Volturi leaders.
Charlie is Bella's father and a police officer in Forks. He married Bella's mother, Renée, early, and they soon had Bella. Renée divorced Charlie not long after and moved to Phoenix, Arizona with their daughter. As Bella later mentions, Charlie has never quite gotten over her mother.
Jane's twin bother, Alec, is able to block others' senses, while his sister can create illusions of pain and suffering. They both belong to the Volturi coven.
Brady Fuller is one the youngest wolves in the pack and is distantly related to the Clearwater family. In "Eclipse," he had phased at the age of 13 without his parents' knowledge, and later became a part of Sam's pack.