History PlayingWith / FourElementEnsemble

2nd Jun '16 8:17:56 AM VPhantom
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* '''Deconstructed''': Each member of the team is vulnerable to PoorPredictableRock. They are gradually separated out and engaged by opponents using the appropriate counter-element.
* '''Reconstructed''': Each of the elements are forces of nature and can be harnessed in many ways. Through unorthodox training, the team manages to overcome their attackers.



** Elija has a trasure consisting on four different-colored stones, each having markings that resemble a flame, a raindrop, a leaf and a lightning bolt.

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** Elija Elijah has a trasure treasure consisting on four different-colored stones, each having markings that resemble a flame, a raindrop, a leaf and a lightning bolt.
* '''Deconstructed''': Each member of the team is vulnerable to PoorPredictableRock. They are gradually separated out and engaged by opponents using the appropriate counter-element.
* '''Reconstructed''': Each of the elements are forces of nature and can be harnessed in many ways. Through unorthodox training, the team manages to overcome their attackers.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
2nd Jun '16 2:39:42 AM Kindle4Light
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* '''Implied''': There was a mysterious team of sage in the past. They consist of Bob who wears red armor with dragon decorations, Alice the mermaid, Charlie the muscular ogre and David who wears [[WindIsGreen green]] and is mostly see carrying a huge fan.

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* '''Implied''': '''Implied''':
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There was a mysterious team of sage in the past. They consist of Bob who wears red armor with dragon decorations, Alice the mermaid, Charlie the muscular ogre and David who wears [[WindIsGreen green]] and is mostly see carrying a huge fan.
** Elija has a trasure consisting on four different-colored stones, each having markings that resemble a flame, a raindrop, a leaf and a lightning bolt.
2nd Jun '16 2:32:49 AM Kindle4Light
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** A team of four mages consists of Bob who controls [[PlayingWithFire Fire]], Alice who controls [[MakingASplash Water]], Charlie who uses [[DishingOutDirt Earth]] and David who uses [[BlowYouAway Wind]].

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** A team of four mages MagicKnight consists of Bob who controls [[PlayingWithFire Fire]], Alice who controls [[MakingASplash Water]], Charlie who uses [[DishingOutDirt Earth]] and David who uses [[BlowYouAway Wind]].
2nd Jun '16 2:32:24 AM Kindle4Light
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'''Basic Trope''': Four or five characters have an ensemble based around the classical elements.
* '''Straight''': In the RPG Heroes Of Troperia, the FiveManBand consists of [[TheHero Bob]] of the [[ShockAndAwe Lightning]], [[TheLancer Charlie]] of the [[PlayingWithFire Fire]], [[TheSmartGuy David]] of the [[BlowYouAway Wind]], [[TheBigGuy Steven]] of the [[DishingOutDirt Earth]], and [[TheChick Alice]] of the [[MakingASplash Water]].

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'''Basic Trope''': Four (Four or five more) characters have an ensemble based around the classical elements.
* '''Straight''': '''Straight''':
** A team of four mages consists of Bob who controls [[PlayingWithFire Fire]], Alice who controls [[MakingASplash Water]], Charlie who uses [[DishingOutDirt Earth]] and David who uses [[BlowYouAway Wind]].
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In the RPG Heroes Of Troperia, the FiveManBand consists of [[TheHero Bob]] of the [[ShockAndAwe Lightning]], [[TheLancer Charlie]] of the [[PlayingWithFire Fire]], [[TheSmartGuy David]] of the [[BlowYouAway Wind]], [[TheBigGuy Steven]] of the [[DishingOutDirt Earth]], and [[TheChick Alice]] of the [[MakingASplash Water]].



* '''Downplayed''': The whole team are magic knights who studied the four elements. Later on, Bob learns Lightning as the fifth, Charlie specializes in Fire, David specializes in Wind, Steven specializes in Earth and Alice specializes in Water.

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* '''Downplayed''': The whole team are magic knights who studied the standard four elements. Later on, Bob learns Lightning as the fifth, fifth new element while the rest specializes in one of the four: Charlie specializes in Fire, David specializes in Wind, Steven specializes in Earth and Alice specializes in Water.



* '''Double Subverted''': And gives up after failing too many times.

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* '''Double Subverted''': And Subverted''': ...and gives up after failing too many times.



** Bob carries a taser, Charlie uses a flamethrower, David wields a leafblower, Steven possesses a shovel, and Alice has water guns.

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** Bob carries a taser, Charlie uses a flamethrower, David wields a leafblower, Steven Charlie possesses a shovel, and Alice has water guns.



* '''Invoked''': While not possessing superpowers, the group still decide to wear elemental motifs matching their personalities.

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* '''Invoked''': While not possessing superpowers, the The group still decide to wear learn different elemental motifs spells matching their personalities.



* '''Reconstructed''': However, elements are forces of nature and can be harnessed in many ways. Through unorthodox training, the FiveManBand manages to overcome their attackers.

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* '''Reconstructed''': However, Each of the elements are forces of nature and can be harnessed in many ways. Through unorthodox training, the FiveManBand team manages to overcome their attackers.
* '''Implied''': There was a mysterious team of sage in the past. They consist of Bob who wears red armor with dragon decorations, Alice the mermaid, Charlie the muscular ogre and David who wears [[WindIsGreen green]] and is mostly see carrying a huge fan.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
25th Jan '16 10:38:23 PM Kindle4Light
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???They has to be an easy way to identify the members of the team.



* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???
25th Jan '16 10:37:06 PM Kindle4Light
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** The {{Sixth Ranger}}s all use different elements too.
** There are other elements like Ice, Darkness, and Light.
* '''Downplayed''': Bob carries a taser, Charlie uses a flamethrower, David wields a leafblower, Steven possesses a shovel, and Alice has water guns.
* '''Justified''': Bob needs companions who can use the other four core elements.

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** The {{Sixth They can strictly use that element. Alice still cannot use [[IceMagicIsWater Ice Magic despite it being Water]].
** Even the SixthRanger, Extra Rangers and {{Eleventh Hour
Ranger}}s all use different elements too.
** There are other elements
elements like Ice, Darkness, and Light.
* '''Downplayed''': The whole team are magic knights who studied the four elements. Later on, Bob carries a taser, learns Lightning as the fifth, Charlie uses a flamethrower, specializes in Fire, David wields a leafblower, specializes in Wind, Steven possesses a shovel, specializes in Earth and Alice has water guns.
specializes in Water.
* '''Justified''': Bob needs companions who can use the other four core elements.elements for coverage.



** The four element-users all hate each other and are constantly fighting.
* '''Subverted''': Each party member can use multiple elements.
* '''Double Subverted''': The other elements can only provide boosts.
* '''Parodied''': Tom is rejected from the group and swears vengeance because he [[SuperheroSpeciation also uses fire]] and they needed an ice user.

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** The four element-users all hate each other and are constantly fighting.
fighting within the team.
* '''Subverted''': Each One of the party member can later tried to use multiple elements.
another element.
* '''Double Subverted''': The other elements can only provide boosts.
And gives up after failing too many times.
* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Tom is rejected from the group and swears vengeance because he [[SuperheroSpeciation also uses fire]] and they needed an ice user.user.
** Bob carries a taser, Charlie uses a flamethrower, David wields a leafblower, Steven possesses a shovel, and Alice has water guns.
24th Jun '15 3:04:52 AM Omegamaelstrom
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* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Defied''': ???Bob specializes the team for a specific kind of heroics - detaining villains without killing them. This is something for which the paralyzing capabilities of earth and electric are very useful. However, fire is too fatal, wind can't pin enemies without hurling them in random directions and water is chiefly a supporting element. Bob avoids recruiting users of fire, wind and water.



* '''Deconstructed''': Each member of the team is vulnerable to PoorPredictableRock. They are gradually separated out and engaged by opponents using the appropriate counter-element.
* '''Reconstructed''': However, elements are forces of nature and can be harnessed in many ways. Through unorthodox training, the FiveManBand manages to overcome their attackers.



%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
4th Jul '13 12:43:51 AM VPhantom
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* '''Inverted''': Everyone in the group uses the exact same element.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Everyone in the group uses the exact same element.
3rd Jul '13 7:31:42 PM Mogotoo
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**The four element-users all hate each other and are constantly fighting.
15th Jan '13 7:40:00 AM VPhantom
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* '''Invoked''': While not possessing superpowers, the group still decide to wear elemental motifs matching their personalities.

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* '''Enforced''': ???
* '''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Invoked''': While not possessing superpowers, the group still decide to wear elemental motifs matching their personalities.



* '''Defied''': ???



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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
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