Ella Pontes in Horizon Zero Dawn

Image credit: Screenshot of Ella Pontes  from Horizon Zero Dawn from “Horizon Zero Dawn – Main Quest 1 – A Gift from the Past.” Retrieved January 27, 2021 from  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nrasfaqlb2A&ab_channel=PlayStationNATION

Ella Pontes is a deceased NPC whose body a young Aloy discovers during the main quest “A Gift from the Past”. Using a focus, Aloy can access Ella’s final thoughts in an audio file. In this file, Ella reminisces on moment she fell for a femme lover.

LGBTQ References in this game:


Ella Pontes


Petra Forgewoman



  1. Ella Pontes. (n.d.). Horizon Wiki. Retrieved from https://horizon.fandom.com/wiki/Ella_Pontes
  2. PlayStation Nation. (2017, March 2). Horizon Zero Dawn – Main Quest 1 – A Gift from the Past. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nrasfaqlb2A&ab_channel=PlayStationNATION