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28th Apr '16 6:25:09 AM Willbyr
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This index lists the various tropes directly related to (if not themselves subtypes of) the MentorArchetype. See IndexOfPupilsAndProteges for the other side of the relationship.

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!!Tropes:

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* AesopEnforcer
* AllPowerfulBystander
* TheAnticipator
* BadassTeacher
* BarefootSage
* BigBrotherMentor
* CloserToEarth
* CoolTeacher
* CynicalMentor
* EccentricMentor
* EnigmaticEmpoweringEntity
* HerosMuse
* TheFace
* TheJudge
* LoverAndBeloved
* MaidAndMaiden
* MagicalGuardian
* MagicalNanny
* MagicalNegro
* MasterApprenticeChain
* MentorArchetype
* MentorOccupationalHazard
* MentorMascot
* MentorsNewHope
* MoochingMaster
* MrExposition
* MrFixit
* TheObiWan
* TheObiWannabe
* ObsoleteMentor
* TheOldConvict
* OldMaster
* OlderAndWiser
* OpposedMentors
* TheProfessor
* QuicklyDemotedLeader
* RebuiltPedestal
* RelegatedMentor
* RenownedSelectiveMentor
* SexyMentor (see also MentorShip)
* SinkOrSwimMentor
* SpiritAdvisor
* TheSponsor
* StealthMentor
* SternTeacher
* TokenAdult
* TricksterMentor
* WastelandElder
* TheWatcher
* WhiteMansBurden
* WitchDoctor
* ZenSurvivor


Not all Mentors have the hero's best interests at heart, however...

* BrokenPedestal
* EvilMentor
* TheFagin
* FairWeatherMentor
* {{Sabotutor}}
* SenseiForScoundrels
* TheSvengali
* TreacherousAdvisor
* WifeHusbandry (not always ill-intentioned, but often morally ambiguous at best)
[[/index]]

Susceptible to RageAgainstTheMentor and the MentorOccupationalHazard.

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[[caption-width-right:330:[[MasterApprenticeChain Yoda mentoring Dooku, who would mentor Qui-Gon, who would mentor Obi-Wan, who would mentor Anakin, who would mentor Ahsoka...]]]]

This index lists the various tropes directly related to (if not themselves subtypes of) the MentorArchetype. See IndexOfPupilsAndProteges for the other side of the relationship.

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!!Tropes:

[[index]]
* AesopEnforcer
* AllPowerfulBystander
* TheAnticipator
* BadassTeacher
* BarefootSage
* BigBrotherMentor
* CloserToEarth
* CoolTeacher
* CynicalMentor
* EccentricMentor
* EnigmaticEmpoweringEntity
* HerosMuse
* TheFace
* TheJudge
* LoverAndBeloved
* MaidAndMaiden
* MagicalGuardian
* MagicalNanny
* MagicalNegro
* MasterApprenticeChain
* MentorArchetype
* MentorOccupationalHazard
* MentorMascot
* MentorsNewHope
* MoochingMaster
* MrExposition
* MrFixit
* TheObiWan
* TheObiWannabe
* ObsoleteMentor
* TheOldConvict
* OldMaster
* OlderAndWiser
* OpposedMentors
* TheProfessor
* QuicklyDemotedLeader
* RebuiltPedestal
* RelegatedMentor
* RenownedSelectiveMentor
* SexyMentor (see also MentorShip)
* SinkOrSwimMentor
* SpiritAdvisor
* TheSponsor
* StealthMentor
* SternTeacher
* TokenAdult
* TricksterMentor
* WastelandElder
* TheWatcher
* WhiteMansBurden
* WitchDoctor
* ZenSurvivor


Not all Mentors have the hero's best interests at heart, however...

* BrokenPedestal
* EvilMentor
* TheFagin
* FairWeatherMentor
* {{Sabotutor}}
* SenseiForScoundrels
* TheSvengali
* TreacherousAdvisor
* WifeHusbandry (not always ill-intentioned, but often morally ambiguous at best)
[[/index]]

Susceptible to RageAgainstTheMentor and the MentorOccupationalHazard.

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22nd Mar '16 4:02:35 PM eroock
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* TranshumanMentor
7th Dec '15 5:15:04 AM Firkraag
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* TranshumanMentor


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27th Aug '15 3:10:48 PM JustTroper
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* BarefootSage
23rd Jul '15 2:07:19 AM MarqFJA
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* BadassTeacher


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* SternTeacher
12th Jul '15 8:34:15 AM MarqFJA
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A more experienced advisor or confidante to a young, inexperienced character, particularly to a {{hero|icArchetype}}. Named after Mentor, Telemachus' elderly advisor in ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', [[GodWasMyCoPilot who was actually Athena]] [[DisguisedInDrag in disguise]]. Not to be confused with certain [[Series/DoctorWho green slug things]] [[SpaceJews obsessed with money]]. See also IndexOfPupilsAndProteges.

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A more experienced advisor or confidante This index lists the various tropes directly related to a young, inexperienced character, particularly to a {{hero|icArchetype}}. Named after Mentor, Telemachus' elderly advisor in ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', [[GodWasMyCoPilot who was actually Athena]] [[DisguisedInDrag in disguise]]. Not to be confused with certain [[Series/DoctorWho green slug things]] [[SpaceJews obsessed with money]]. (if not themselves subtypes of) the MentorArchetype. See also IndexOfPupilsAndProteges.
IndexOfPupilsAndProteges for the other side of the relationship.
8th Jul '15 12:13:40 AM infernape612
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8th Jul '15 12:12:46 AM infernape612
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12th Oct '14 10:26:36 AM Specialist290
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* TroubledMentor

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* {{Sabotutor}}



* TheSvengali



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* TheSvengali

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* {{Sabotutor}}
* TheSvengali
WifeHusbandry (not always ill-intentioned, but often morally ambiguous at best)
9th Sep '14 3:01:04 PM fantasydoll
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* {{TroubledMentor}}

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