The new self-proclaimed 'Great and Powerful' unicorn Trixie arrives in Ponyville claiming to be the most talented, magical and powerful pony in all of Equestria. After Trixie challenges Ponyville to present a more powerful pony, Spike wants to show everyone that Twilight is more powerful. But, while worried that she will lose the respect of her friends, she does not want to prove Trixie wrong. Perhaps only in the face of real danger Ponyville will see if Trixie is as great and powerful as she claim to be.
"Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. There's more to life than learning magic, after all - so she goes to Ponyville on a mission to make friends. There she meets five special ponies who take her on exciting adventures and teach her the most powerful magic of all... the magic of friendship!