Before people discovered the atomic elements, they hypothesized the existence of other elements that, as they thought, comprised the world around them. There were the classical elements: [[DishingOutDirt Earth]], [[PlayingWithFire Fire]], [[MakingASplash Water]], [[BlowYouAway Wind]], and often [[ElementNumberFive a fifth element]] (not [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway Heart]]). Sometimes it was [[AnIcePerson Ice]], sometimes it was [[ShockAndAwe Lightning]], sometimes [[ExtraOreDinary Metal]], sometimes nothingness ([[PowerOfTheVoid Void]]), sometimes [[CastingAShadow Darkness]], or even [[LightEmUp Light]], and all will be counted here.

So these are tropes dealing with these old world elements.

Try not to get caught up in them, unless you have a counter element ready.
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!!Tropes:
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Related:
+ MagicAndPowers
+ WeatherAndEnvironment
]
[[index]]
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Categories:
+ ElementalPowers
+ HeatIndex
+ TheGroundBeneathOurFeet
++ MetallicTropes
+ InstantIndexJustAddWater
++ PrecipitationIndex
++ TropesAtSea
+ TheseTropesWereFrozenToday
+ ThisIndexBlows
+ ThisIndexIsOnFire
++ LavaTropes
+ ThunderboltsAndLightning
]
* AlchemicElementals
* CastingAShadow
* ColorCodedElements
* ElementalAbsorption
* ElementalArmor
* ElementalBaggage
* ElementalBarrier
* ElementalEmbodiment
* ElementalHair
* ElementalIgnorance
* ElementalNation
* ElementalPlane
* ElementalPunch
* ElementalRivalry
* ElementalRockPaperScissors
* ElementalShapeshifter
* ElementalTiers
* ElementalWeapon
* ElementNumberFive
* FireIceLightning
* FireWaterJuxtaposition
* FourElementEnsemble
* HolyHandGrenade (good treated as a destructive element)
* InfinityPlusOneElement
* LightEmUp (light as a destructive element)
* LightningFireJuxtaposition
* {{Lunacy}} (moon as an element)
* NonElemental
* ThePowerOfTheSun (sunlight treated as an element)
* PowerOfTheVoid (nothingness as an element)
* ScissorsCutsRock
* SeasonalBaggage (the FourSeasons)
[[/index]]
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