The Specialists are students that attend Red Fountain and major tritagonists from Winx Club. They specialize in wielding weapons and dragon riding. They are easily recognizable by their uniform.
Sky is a Specialist and Bloom's fiancée. He uses a longsword and phantoshield to attack the enemies. He is the king/crown prince of Eraklyon.
Brandon is a Specialist, Sky's squire and Stella's fiancée. He uses broadsword, javelin/lance, and green phantoblade to attack the enemies. he is also from Eraklyon.
Timmy is a Specialist and Tecna's boyfriend. He uses a laser gun and yellow rapier to attack the enemies. He's the smartest person in the group.
Riven is a Specialist and Musa' love interest. He uses purple phantoblade, but normally uses at sword. He has a rivalry with Sky even though they're friends.
Helia is a Specialist and Flora's boyfriend. He uses a laser string glove to shoot laser ropes that trap the enemy. Just like Flora, he loves nature. He is quite possibly from Linphea.
Roy is a Specialist. He uses a javelin and is able to use magic, such as Triton Aura, which enables him to breathe underwater. Roy possibly romantic interest is Aisha. He is from Andros.
Bishop is a specialist and is first seen during the first season fighting against the Army of Darkness as they invade Red Fountain. Bishop uses two purple daggers.
Jared first appears in Season 2. At first he has a crush on Musa but later on in the episode, he gets hypnotized by Darcy in order to sabotage a test the Winx were going to take. Musa and Jared still end up friends, but at the end of Season 2, Jared is seen with a new love interest, Alice. Jared also makes cameo appearances in Season 5.
- In the 4Kids dub, they are called Heroes.
- In Season 1, Sky and Brandon switch identities, but later on they revealed their actual identities.
- However, they do not do this in the 1-Hour Specials.
- Even though Nabu is often seen with the Specialists (on both animated series and official stock arts), he does not attend Red Fountain.
- Even though specialists don't have magical abilities they are still seen inside Alfea's barrier which only allows magical creatures to pass though.
- Unlike Cloud Tower or Alfea (present), Specialists from Red Fountain have a uniform.
- The Specialists finally debuted their new uniform and weapons in Season 6 Episode 3, after wearing the same uniform from season 1-5.
- Their new weapons allows them to use the power that is within the weapons themselves.
- Despite not having much magic, they aren't humans nor are any students of Red Fountain. King Erendor was referred to Earth's people as "these humans", thus confirming that the Specialists aren't humans.
- In the Winx Club comics they are shown changing into uniforms like that's a magic transformation.