"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..."
Equality is something when things or people are treated in the same degree or value or have the same privileges. Always remember that all tropers and tropes are created equal!
Contrast Prejudice Tropes
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- All Are Equal in Death
Everyone's death is within the same degree, whether man or woman, master or servant, saint or sinner.
- All Crimes Are Equal
All bad deeds from murder to jaywalking are punished within the same severity.
- All Genes Are Codominant
An offspring's traits are an average of both parents.
- Androids Are People, Too
Artificial lifeforms are treated as people.
- Balance Between Good and Evil
Good and evil are preserved equally by a cosmic force.
- Balance of Power
Two opposing powers each try to win over a smaller but significant third power to their side to gain an advantage over their rival.
- Both Sides Have a Point
Where both arguments are equally valid despite stated differently.
- Clones Are People Too
Clones are treated as the same as humans.
- Competitive Balance
Characters are equal in strengths and weaknesses.
- Discard and Draw
Equality in losing and gaining a power.
- Elemental Rock-Paper-Scissors
Elements having equal strengths and weaknesses over other elements.
- Equal-Opportunity Evil
Evil doesn't discriminate.
- Equal-Opportunity Offender
A creator of a show who doesn't play favorites on any side.
- Equivalent Exchange
Giving up something is equal to what a character desires.
- Fearful Symmetry
Two characters who look alike fight alike.
- Gender-Equal Ensemble
A group of characters are an even number of males and females.
- Golden Mean Fallacy
Both viewpoints are hold on an equal ground.
- Hates Everyone Equally
A character hates everyone regardless of race, gender, etc.
- Jack of All Stats
A character whose strengths and weaknesses are equal; s/he is the best at everything and the best at nothing.
- Like Cannot Cut Like
Blades are equal because they can cut everything but other blades.
- Love You and Everybody
A character loves everyone regardless of race, gender, etc.
- Master of None: Like the Jack of All Stats, except incompetent and bad at everything because of it.
- Mirror Boss
A video game boss that has equal qualities that a character does.
- Mutual Disadvantage
Two (or more) sides in a fight are unable to gain an advantage over each other due to both being equally disadvantaged against one another whether in offensive or defensive abilities.
- Not So Different
Two or more character (usually the hero and the villain) realize that they are more equal than they would expect.
- PVP Balanced
Where Player Versus Player and Player Versus Environment are equal in advantages/disadvantages.
- Tactical Rock-Paper-Scissors
Units, attacks, and skills are classified into several distinct classes, with each class having a clear advantage and disadvantage over other classes.
- Tall Poppy Syndrome
Characters hating other characters because they are better than them and want to bring them down to their level.
- Worthy Opponent
Treating an adversary or rival with equal respect.
- Zombie Advocate
A human fighting for equality of non-humans.