She is the main villain of the animated film The Swan Princess 3: The Mystery of the Enchanted Treasure.
Disney Vs Non Disney Villains
When Ruber wants Rothbart to get a special potion from Yzma, Zelda is sent to get it. Zelda sneaks into Yzma's palace, but the old adviser is waiting for her and takes the potion. Zelda tries to destroy Yzma with her magic, but Yzma is able to push the cabinet of potions over on top of Zelda. This not only kills Zelda but also wipes her body from existence completely.
Non Disney Villains Tournament
Scared to Death
When Vlad Plasmius invades Zelda's fortress, she tries to take him down with a fireball. To her dismay, Plasmius absorbs the energy. Zelda then saves up some energy for an attack, blasting her opponent away with a massive surge of magical energy. Plasmius, however, proves a smarter enemy than Zelda can handle. He stuns her with a broken piece of a gargoyle and then annihilates her with ectoplasmic energy.
Heroes Vs Villains War
Success Comes After Failure
Partnered with Clavious, Zelda is uncombortable, when Clavious' henchman, Knuckles, informs them about his defeat at the hands of the heroes. Before Zelda, would express her fury, Rothbart arrives in Clavious interior and proposes to the trio to join the Horned King's alliance. Interested, Clavious and Zelda agree to his terms. Later, the Horned King launches a full attack at the castle of King Stephan, wanting to retrieve the Black Cauldron for himself. During the battle, Zelda transforms the King's guards, through the access of the magic of the Forbidden Arts, into fearfull animals. Eventually, the Horned King's forces win the battle and take the Black Cauldron to their advantage.
Sorceress vs. Genie
Later, the Horned King teams up with Maleficent, as the witch aids the faction, on purpose to eliminate the remain source of the living heroes. To that end, she takes Rothbart, Clavious and Zelda into her team, to defeat the forces of Avatar. There, Zelda confronts a previous opponent of Clavious, the Genie. Zelda attempts to make a stand against the powerfull creature, though the Genie's magic force her back. Even though, she didn't fight, the remain forces of the villains outmach many of the heroes and capture some of them to the Horned King's dungeons.
Fears of Serving
Despite their allegiance to the Horned King, both Clavious and Zelda start to grow suspicious over Rothbart and the Horned King's motives. Just then, a mysterious figure approaches the duo and proposes an alliance. A new secretly alliance is formed, as Clavious and Zelda agree to his offer.
Non-Disney Heroes Vs Villains War
A Malicious Gathering
Zelda appears as one of "Ogthar's friends", summoned in the castle of Lord Maliss, as a new ally to his faction. A new audition comes to the alliance, when Rothbart introduces the Bakshi Bunch, led by Blackwolf, before Maliss and his allies.