Pearl is one of the main characters of the Cartoon Network's television series Steven Universe. A member of Crystal Gems, Pearl was the loyal follower and confidant of Rosa Quartz. She was one of the last surviving Gems on Earth who joined the Crystal Gems in their rebellion against their homeworld. Since then, she protected Earth over the next several millennia alongside her friends, while teaching Rosa's son, Steven Universe, at the same time in the ways of Gems. While a Gem with self-esteem issues, Pearl managed to get her confidence through her new friends, assisting them in their darkest hours. She appears in the second Heroes vs. Villains as one of the secondary combatants on the side of good.