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Oh, I'm sure there'll be another Cat Noir to give me cheese... but he won't be you.

—Plagg to Adrien in "Syren"

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Plagg is the kwami of destruction that is connected to the Cat Miraculous, and with his power, its wearer can use the ring to transform into a black cat-themed superhero, the current wearer being Adrien Agreste.

Appearance

Plagg is a small black creature that is 10 centimeters (4 inches) tall.[8] He has a large head and small body. His appearance is very cat-like, having cat ears, a tail, two cat incisors, and green cat-like eyes, along with one whisker on his forehead and one dark blue whisker on each cheek. With the insides of his mouth being purple.

For more of Plagg's designs, see Plagg/Designs.

Personality

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Plagg is skeptical towards Adrien's plan to defeat Volpina.

At his best, Plagg can be described as being carefree and easygoing. At his worst, he is negligent, overindulgent, lazy, and sour. He isn't very helpful and doesn't take situations quite as seriously as he should.[9] Quite the picky eater, he only enjoys eating cheese, especially Camembert, which Adrien will feed him not only in order to fuel his transformation into Cat Noir, but also to bribe him when he's not being helpful. He seems to like anything that is shiny and will also get distracted by anything that resembles Camembert, including Chloé's bracelet. Often making bad choices, like playing with Chloé's bracelet and causing an argument of it being stolen in the class after it gets stuck on his head, Plagg can be quite troublesome. He also seems to find others' misfortunes amusing, especially Adrien's, along with dirty secrets that they keep. However, Plagg does have a kinder side that comes out, and he will be serious if the situation requires him to be. He tries to stop Adrien from transforming, as he hasn't finished explaining everything about the Cat Miraculous, in "Ladybug & Cat Noir", and he thinks Adrien's idea to talk Volpina out of causing harm isn't as useful as being Cat Noir is in the episode of the same name.

Plagg can be quite curious at times when he flew off into Chloé's bag in "Rogercop", wanting to know what was in Gabriel's safe in "Volpina" or wanting to see who Ladybug really was in "Lady Wifi" and when he flew around Adrien's room for the first time in "Origins Part 1" looking for food. Unlike Adrien, Plagg doesn't mind being cooped up and is optimistic and willing to look on the brighter side of things as seen in "The Collector" and "Captain Hardrock".

At times, Plagg can be secretive but loyal seen in "Syren" where he refused to tell any secrets about Master Wang Fu.

According to Adrien in "Plagg (webisode)", he is out of control and arrogant. Also that his guilty pleasure is Camembert to the point where he has a bit of a one track mind or in Adrien's words, "He's always thinking with his stomach. In "Sandboy" Plagg shows his sensitive side when he cries out of worry for Nooroo. He also displays a clever side when he tricks Sandboy into the path of an upcoming subway train when the villain was chasing him.

Plagg also cares deeply about Adrien, best seen in "Syren", when he tells Adrien that Cat Noir is replaceable but not him. Also in "Sandboy", when he calls Adrien the best Cat Noir he's ever had. According to Master Fu in "Style Queen", Plagg is reckless and rebellious without the guidance of an owner and when he disobeyed Master Wang's order to stay put.

Abilities

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Plagg holding a remote control to Adrien's TV.

Plagg is able to fly and levitate. Despite being small, he can carry objects greater or heavier than him, including a large slice of Camembert or a TV remote. He can also pass through solid objects, like in "Volpina" when he phases through Gabriel Agreste's safe to get inside and unlock it for Adrien.

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Plagg entering the Cat Miraculous when Adrien says "Plagg, Claws out!".

As a kwami, Plagg gives the wearer the power of destruction and transforms them into a black cat-themed superhero by entering the Cat Miraculous. Plagg, during the time his wearer is transformed, is aware of what is going on, albeit not able to communicate with them. For example, in "Dark Cupid", he remembers the events going on while Adrien was under the influence of Dark Cupid's arrow and informs him that he was rude to Ladybug and he fought against her. Whenever the wearer uses Cataclysm, Plagg begins losing power and eventually detransforms in about 5 minutes. Plagg has to recharge by eating Camembert, which Adrien doesn't like the smell of.

It seems that Plagg can fuse his powers with Sass' to create the hybrid wielder Snake Noir.


When fed the correct potion, Plagg can access a form known as "Aqua Plagg". Aqua Plagg is able to provide his holder additional abilities, such as breathing underwater and additional parts to their suit, such as flippers. Or when fed the ice potion, Plagg can access a form known as "Plagg Glacier". Plagg Glacier is able to provide his holder additional parts to their suit such as ice skates.

Plagg is also able to use Cataclysm himself without inhabiting a miraculous. This is shown in "Style Queen" when he uses it to destroy the Eiffel Tower and crack the surrounding area.

He seems to be extremely powerful, capable of causing untold destruction without being restricted by his wearer. According to Master Fu, he was notably responsible for the destruction of Atlantis, the leaning tower of Pisa and the extinction of dinosaurs. Apparently, he had too much cheese when he destroyed Atlantis, he ‘didn’t see’ the tower of Pisa and flew into it, and he does admit he went a ‘bit’ overboard with Dinosaurs, but he simply said, ‘I was young!’

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Trivia

  • Plagg's name is based on the word "plague."[10]
  • Plagg is based on a black cat, which in some cultures is a symbol of bad luck.
  • For Plagg, while doing the English dialogue needed for animating the show, Matthew Géczy used a British accent.
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    Plagg snickering at Félix's misfortune.

  • He was bigger in the Ladybug PV, being around the size of Félix's head.
  • Plagg does not like to eat any food besides cheese.[11] However, there are several times when he eats something that is not Camembert in order to recharge.
    • In the third issue of Miraculous Adventures, he reluctantly eats a granola bar.
    • Also, in "The Puppeteer", he appears to display interest in "buttery popcorn".
    • In "The Dark Owl", he shares a macaron from Marinette's bakery with Tikki.
  • He is the first kwami to have their miraculous destroyed, it being erased with Cat Noir in "Timebreaker" by the villain of the same name. However, this outcome is prevented when Ladybug goes back in time and stops her.
  • In "Ladybug & Cat Noir", he tells Adrien that he met the genie of the lamp in the past.
  • Plagg enjoys playing like a puppy and watching TV.[12]
  • Plagg keeps a stash of Camembert in a cupboard in Adrien's room, as seen in "Sapotis".
  • According to Master Fu in "Style Queen", it is stated that Plagg caused the sinking of Atlantis, the tilting of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the extinction of the dinosaurs.
  • Tikki called Plagg "Stinky Sock" in "Sandboy".
  • Plagg does have some resemblance to Beerus (and to an extent, Beerus' brother Champa) from Dragon Ball Super as they are all felines associated with massive destructive power.

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References

  1. Style Queen (Queen's Battle - Part 1): "In five thousand years I've never experienced such an irresponsible Miraculous owner." However Wang Fu refers to something involving him and dinosaurs, implying much older. According to the United States Geological Survey, those went extinct 65 million years ago. "I did go too far there, but I was young."
  2. http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/tv-shows/Miraculous-Tales-of-Ladybug-and-Cat-Noir/Plagg/
  3. http://www.dubbningshemsidan.se/credits/miraculous/
  4. https://www.disney.co.jp/tv/dc/program/anime/miraculousladybug.html
  5. by Adrien in "Mr. Pigeon"
  6. by Tikki in "Sandboy".
  7. In "Style Queen" by Style Queen.
  8. https://twitter.com/1209Sina/status/854076394917310464
  9. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5Qry0SBvmdNZjBrckwxb1Y4TU0/view?pli=1
  10. https://twitter.com/Thomas_Astruc/status/648192736970022912
  11. https://twitter.com/MoonieBalloonie/status/756967343620620292
  12. https://officialmiraculousladybug.tumblr.com/post/159430554187/any-fun-facts-about-plagg

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Miss Bustier's class (Ivan BruelJuleka CouffaineMylène HaprèleMax KantéAlix KubdelNathaniel KurtzbergRose LavillantLê Chiến KimSabrina RaincomprixLila Rossi)
AdamAliMarc AncielAurore BeauréalMireille CaquetLuka CouffaineJean DuparcOndineKagami TsurugiWayhem

Children

AugustBoyElla CésaireEtta CésaireManon ChamackKenyaMrs. Michelle's son

Adults

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