TheseTropesAreEqual These Tropes Are Equal YKTTW Discussion
|These Tropes Are Equal|
Tropes dealing with characters or things being in the same degree.
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..."Prejudice Tropes. Compare Twin Tropes.
— Thomas Jefferson, "The Declaration of Independence"
- 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.