Zecora first appears in the episode Bridle Gossip. The ponies of Ponyville deem her as scary and hide from her. Zecora goes into Ponyville for herbs, and leaves when she finds them. Later Apple Bloom follows her into the Everfree Forest, and Main 6 chases after her. They find out Zecora isn't who she seems to be, and become friends. Zecora also appears in Luna Eclispe. In this episode she tells young foals stories of the "scary Nightmare Moon" and why they have "Nightmare Night." She scares all the foals, and when Princess Luna comes to Ponyville she is upset to see everyone is so scared of her. In Magical Duel she trains Twilight Sparkle to defeat Trixe who had taken over Ponyville. Lastly in season 4, Zecora help Twilight again in Princess Twilight Sparkle Part 1 and 2. She gave Twilight a "special Alicorn potion" so she could see back in time to find an answer to her problems.