Lapis Lazuli is a Gem with water powers who lives in the Barn.

Biography Edit

Lapis lives in the Barn with Peridot, Aquamarine, Topaz, and Pumpkin. She is in a romantic relationship with Peridot.

Personality Edit

While she is kind and friendly with Steven, Lapis Lazuli was initially bitter, vindictive, and mistrusting towards all the otherCrystal Gems, believing they care more about the Earth than their own kind, due to their betrayal of Homeworld and idly leaving her trapped in the mirror after finding her. Along with resenting Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl, Lapis initially had a strong dislike towards Peridot because she had dragged her back to Earth during the events of "The Return" and "Jail Break", and was irate to find out that Peridot was her roommate in "Same Old World". In "Barn Mates", Lapis was shown to be furious and unforgiving towards Peridot, not accepting her apologies or gifts, and still clung on to the fact that she was sent back to Earth because of her, showing that she is angered easily and cannot let things go, going as far as being grumpy the entire episode, and even rudely destroying Peridot's tape recorder. However, after having a talk with Steven, she eventually warms up to her and does a good deed by defending her and Steven from the Rubies, showing that she is slowly starting to forgive and be nicer with the Crystal Gems.

When confronted with an enemy stronger than herself, she displays a defeatist and worried approach. She believes that putting up a struggle can only make the situation worse. In "The Message", she delivers a frantic message to Steven about the approaching invasion, begging him to submit to the Homeworld should they cross paths. In "Jail Break", she gives similar advice when Steven stumbled across her, mentioning Homeworld might go easy on them if they follow orders. However, Lapis can change into an aggressive being if necessary.

Upon being released from the mirror, Lapis expresses an overwhelming desire to return home, going as far as to use one of the Earth's oceans to create a giant water construct for the purpose of using it as a lift to get closer. In doing so, she shows that she can be rather inconsiderate and indifferent, as she does not care about the human race nor the Earth, except Steven. Overall, Lapis is a passionate Gem, who does not hesitate to fight anyone who stands against her, but is grateful to Steven for releasing her and then healing her gemstone despite being pained at her hand.

One of Lapis' notable characteristics is her strong willpower. Even with a cracked gemstone, through sheer determination, Lapis managed to control an entire ocean and, once her gemstone was healed, fly a vast distance through space to eventually reach Homeworld. Lapis' strength of mind is so great that she suppressed the equally resolved Jasper for months on end. Detrimentally, however, she is also shown to be very stubborn and hesitant in cooperating or accepting help from others unless she has no other choice, seen in both "Jail Break", when she refuses to be set free by Steven, and "Chille Tid", where she does not want to tell the Crystal Gems her location for them to find her and aid in the situation.

Having gone through several traumatizing events, Lapis gradually showed a more dour and deadpan side to her, especially after facing her interrogator Peridot again. However, she ranges from being deadpan to emotional throughout the show too, as seen in "Alone at Sea", where she appears to be more lively and cheerful, but seems less enthusiastic in "Beta", possibly due to her encounter with Jasper as implied by Peridot's reluctance to mention her name around her. Whether this is a sign of her wounds healing or not is not made clear.

In "Alone at Sea", Lapis reveals a cynicism about herself which borders on self-hatred. She harbors a deep regret not just for her actions as Malachite but those in "Ocean Gem" as well, particularly her belligerence against Steven and Jasper. She briefly doubts whether she is different from Jasper, but with Steven's encouragement, she gathers the resolve to avoid reigniting their abusive relationship. It was a recurring theme for Lapis to be used by others, usually for her extraordinary power, and these experiences have cemented in her a general mistrust of others. In the same episode ("Alone at Sea") she shows a profound fear of responsibility, immediately rebuffing Greg's offer for her to be captain of the boat before Steven reassures her by insisting that they all be first mates and share responsibility. The contradiction between her strong will and self-doubt is not yet understood.

"Beta" shows that Lapis has acclimated to living in the barn. Although she is still dour to an extent, she has helped renovate the barn and become comfortable living with Peridot, watching Camp Pining Hearts together with her, and creating pieces of art they call "meepmorps". In "Back to the Moon", her relationship toward the Crystal Gems seems to have improved.

After overcoming the majority of her traumas, Lapis' true personality seems to be extremely laid back; almost blasé. Events such as the Rubies' return and Andy DeMayo yelling at her, seems to barely faze her and she is typically seen sitting or lounging around while watching Camp Pining Hearts or reading.

In "The New Crystal Gems" and "Room for Ruby", it is shown that Lapis is neutral and does not trust strangers when she meets them, as she was indifferent towards Connie, barely recognizing her and most of the time ignoring her. When Navy was living in the barn, she was skeptical of her appreciative behavior, believing she was lying. While she has come to respect Connie in how she was able to deal with Steven's life, she was glad to find out that Navy was still loyal to Homeworld and everything she did was a charade to get back the Roaming Eye. In "Room for Ruby", Lapis also felt insecure about taking a long time to understand how things work on Earth while Navy was able to do it on the first try.

During the events of "Raising the Barn", it is shown that Lapis is still traumatized by her experiences in the war for Earth to be comfortable defending the planet from a Homeworld attack. She wants Steven and Peridot to flee Earth with her, but when they refuse, she decides to leave on her own, taking The Barn, her comfort zone, with her. Lapis is upset when she discovers that Peridot has been keeping information that she had deemed too substantial, suggesting that Lapis considers herself emotionally stable enough to overcome her past traumas. However, being in seemingly immediate danger of a Diamond attack is too much for her to handle.

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Powers Edit

Lapis has control over water. She can make constructs out of it. She also has flight, strength, and regeneration (poofing and reforming).

Relationships Edit


Lapis and Peridot are in a romantic relationship. They are quite close and good friends. Lapis formerly was wary of Peridot, but has come around since.


Lapis is very close to Steven and considers him her closest friend next to Peridot. He was originally the only being she truly trusted, but she has come to trust more over her life at the Barn.

Crystal Gems

Lapis at first disliked and distrusted the Crystal Gems, but has warmed up to them. She remains distant but friendly to them, although she is forming a closer relationship with Amethyst and Pearl.

Fusions Edit

When fused with Cyrsophile (the fusion of Peridot and Pearl), they form Aventurine.

When fused with Jasper, they form Malachite.

When fused with Peridot, they form Turquoise.

When fused with Atalantsite (the fusion of Peridot and Amethyst), they form Rainbow Fluorite.

When fused with Steven, they form Misty Quartz.

When fused with Peridot and Alexandrite (the fusion of Ruby, Sapphire, Pearl, and Amethyst), they form Mystic Quartz.

When fused with Amethyst, they form Sodalite.

When fused with Pearl, they form Larimar.