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The Enchanted Mirror
General information
Feature films Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (cameo)
Television programs House of Mouse
Video games
Park attractions
Background information
Other names
User(s) Enchantress
Purpose Allow the user to see anything he or she desires to see
Location Beast's castle
Success Showed Belle where her father was
Showed Beast where Belle was in the Black forest
Showed the angry mob of villagers the Beast
Powers and abilities
Final Fate Given to Belle by Beast, and then stolen by Gaston, possibly recovered by Mrs. Potts or one of the castle servants and it's still in Prince Adam and Belle's possession.
Ashamed of his monstrous form, the Beast concealed himself inside his castle, with a magic mirror as his only window to the outside world.

The Enchanted Mirror is a magical object that made its first appearance in the 1991 Disney animated film, Beauty and the Beast and a cameo in its midquel Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas . The mirror possesses magical abilities, allowing its user to see anything he or she wishes to see, a power known as scrying.


It appears as an ordinary mirror bluish silver in color and has beautiful decorations.


This magical mirror allows the users to see anything he or she wishes to see.


Beauty and the Beast

It was presumably given to the Beast by the Enchantress as his only window to the outside world. It's unknown if it has always been enchanted, or that it was an ordinary mirror owned by the prince and became enchanted along with the whole castle.

The mirror was first used by the Beast to see Belle in her room, where he hears a conversation between Belle and the Wardrobe, and upon learning that Belle wanted nothing to do with him, he loses hope that she would see him as anything else but a monster.

When Beast lets Belle use the magic mirror, she sees her father dying in the woods, and with only hours left before the rose wilts, the Beast allows her to leave. He gives her the mirror so she can still see him, and to remember him by.

Shortly after, Belle uses the mirror to reveal the existence of the Beast to an angry mob of villagers, in order to prove that her father isn't insane. However, Gaston, who becomes infuriated upon learning that Belle would consider him a monster rather than the Beast, takes the mirror from her and uses the image of Beast to stir up the crowd. He takes the mirror all the way to Beast's castle, and is implied to have used it to locate the castle's location. From there the mirror disappears. It could have been recovered by Mrs. Potts or one of the other castle staff while they attacked Gaston and the angry mob and it may still be in Prince Adam's possession, if it hasn't been taken back by the Enchantress, due to no longer being needed.

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

Well the Enchanted Mirror doesn't have that much of a role like it did in the previous film. When Mrs. Potts revealed to the Master that Belle is nowhere to be found the Beast went straight to Forte's foyer and held the mirror in hand and asked it "show me the girl" , then it showed Belle, Chip, and Phillipe riding through the Black Forest. Believing that Belle was leaving (though in actuality she was going out the find a Christmas tree). The mirror isn't seen for rest of the film.


Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas


Beauty and the beast logo

Media: Beauty and the Beast | The Enchanted Christmas | Belle's Magical World | Belle's Tales of Friendship | Beauty and the Beast (Original Soundtrack) | House of Mouse | Beauty and the Beast (musical) | The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's Prince | Sing Me a Story with Belle | Marvel Comics | Tale as Old as Time: The Art and Making of Beauty and the Beast | Beauty and the Beast (2016 film)

Games: Beauty and the Beast (video game) | Belle's Quest | Roar of the Beast | A Board Game Adventure | Kingdom Hearts II | Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days | Disney Infinity | Disney Infinity: 2.0 Edition

Characters: Belle | Beast | Lumière | Cogsworth | Mrs. Potts | Chip Potts | Chef Bouche | Villagers | Maurice | Phillipe | Gaston | LeFou | Bimbettes | Sultan | Wardrobe | Fifi | Angelique | Forte | Fife | Webster | Crane | Le Plume | Witherspoon | Enchantress | Monsieur D'Arque | Wolves | Music Box | Gaston's buddies

Locations: Beast's Castle | Library | Belle's Cottage | Village | Ballroom | The Black Forest | Tavern | The West Wing

Objects: The Enchanted Rose | Enchantress' Wand | Enchanted Mirror | Maurice's Machine

Songs: Prologue: Beauty and the Beast | Belle | Gaston | Be Our Guest | Something There | Human Again | Beauty and the Beast | The Mob Song | No Matter What | Me | Home | How Long Must This Go On? | If I Can't Love Her | Maison Des Lunes | A Change in Me | Stories | As Long As There's Christmas | Don't Fall in Love | A Little Thought | Listen With Our Hearts

Disney Parks: Be Our Guest Restaurant | Enchanted Tales with Belle | Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage

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