TropeOverdosed is when a series uses many tropes. The inverse, when a trope applies to many different series, is an Overdosed Trope. If you want a real challenge, look for an article that doesn't use a single one of these tropes.

Many of these tropes are popular because they are used as a verbal shorthand ({{Squick}}, OhCrap, etc.), and others are popular because they're more ways of discussing works than they are part of the work themselves (NightmareFuel, moments of awesome and funny). In any event, the only requirement to be included on this page is that a trope is referenced by at least 2,500 other pages, as listed in the "related" page.

The numbers given here are for rough estimation purposes only, since the pages will inevitably have changed since the trope was added or updated.

See Also: OmnipresentTropes, JustForFun/TropesOfLegend, TropeOverdosed. For tropes that attract a lot of {{pothole}}s, see PotholeMagnet.
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'''Over 10000'''
* BigBad: 29945
* ShoutOut: 25929
* LampshadeHanging: 23146
* {{Jerkass}}: 19124
* WordOfGod: 17548
* DeadpanSnarker: 16863
* RunningGag: 15416
* {{Badass}}: 15231
* BerserkButton: 14523
* UpToEleven: 14445
* TearJerker: 13904
* OhCrap: 13441
* SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome: 13005
* MeaningfulName: 12848
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: 12733
* {{Expy}}: 12364
* ButtMonkey: 12243
* AxCrazy: 12206
* LargeHam: 12066
* HoYay: 11985
* HeroicSacrifice: 11959
* GenreSavvy: 11891
* HeelFaceTurn: 11837
* ActionGirl: 11701
* MemeticMutation: 11639
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: 11591
* TheDragon: 11155
* {{Pun}}: 11130
* CatchPhrase: 10888
* EldritchAbomination: 10812
* NightmareFuel: 10657
* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: 10521
* TheHero: 10327

'''7500-10000'''
* FridgeBrilliance: 9943
* SubvertedTrope: 9701
* TakeThat: 9697
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: 9645
* CurbStompBattle: 9549
* HeroicBSOD: 9514
* {{Squick}}: 9259
* TheWoobie: 8952
* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: 8898
* FridgeLogic: 8886
* {{Determinator}}: 8816
* ItMakesSenseInContext: 8609
* BigDamnHeroes: 8588
* TooDumbToLive: 8581
* CharacterDevelopment: 8574
* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: 8502
* {{Foreshadowing}}: 8342
* MadScientist: 8267
* TookALevelInBadass: 8251
* CaptainObvious: 8244
* ManipulativeBastard: 8238
* PlayedForLaughs: 8072
* DarkerAndEdgier: 8069
* NiceGuy: 8036
* SarcasmMode: 7878
* {{Mooks}}: 7877
* OnlySaneMan: 7833
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: 7820
* MoralEventHorizon: 7801
* CallBack: 7792
* KickTheDog: 7779
* WhatTheHellHero: 7724
* JustifiedTrope: 7665
* MagnificentBastard: 7638
* AllThereInTheManual: 7589

'''5000-7500'''
* FaceHeelTurn: 7436
* FridgeHorror: 7396
* TitleDrop: 7328
* HilariousInHindsight: 7267
* BlatantLies: 7259
* EnsembleDarkhorse: 7170
* HilarityEnsues: 7167
* ChekhovsGun: 7089
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: 7052
* AntiHero: 7048
* TheSmartGuy: 7013
* TruthInTelevision: 6991
* TropeNamers: 6965
* FanNickname: 6954
* TheReveal: 6934
* TheStoic: 6892
* WellIntentionedExtremist: 6878
* {{Tsundere}}: 6871
* TheBigGuy: 6846
* DrivenToSuicide: 6775
* ContinuityNod: 6761
* TheLancer: 6750
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: 6724
* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII: 6655
* MindScrew: 6602
* CrapsackWorld: 6586
* BodyHorror: 6535
* BewareTheNiceOnes: 6530
* EvenEvilHasStandards: 6487
* TheChessmaster: 6474
* BloodKnight: 6417
* {{Fanservice}}: 6335
* DownerEnding: 6329
* BadassNormal: 6289
* BreakTheCutie: 6224
* NoodleIncident: 6208
* MoodWhiplash: 6194
* RuleOfCool: 6186
* NotSoDifferent: 6163
* HumongousMecha: 6154
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: 6083
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: 6068
* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: 5979
* FantasticRacism: 5962
* DisproportionateRetribution: 5936
* KarmaHoudini: 5857
* SmugSnake: 5818
* KilledOffForReal: 5808
* AvertedTrope: 5763
* HeyItsThatGuy: 5744
* ExecutiveMeddling: 5698
* PetTheDog: 5668
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: 5666
* AffablyEvil: 5660
* {{Narm}}: 5615
* TemptingFate: 5614
* MsFanservice: 5605
* AbusiveParents: 5583
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: 5542
* RuleOfFunny: 5469
* InUniverse: 5449
* PrecisionFStrike: 5444
* TheDitz: 5429
* NiceHat: 5412
* MythologyGag: 5411
* EarWorm: 5398
* AntiVillain: 5392
* MacGuffin: 5391
* BrickJoke: 5387
* FreudianExcuse: 5368
* BackFromTheDead: 5361
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: 5336
* GenkiGirl: 5310
* ComicallyMissingThePoint: 5310
* BittersweetEnding: 5304
* KnightTemplar: 5275
* EvilCounterpart: 5265
* TrueCompanions: 5223
* MindRape: 5213
* SeriousBusiness: 5196
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: 5180
* ShipTease: 5166
* ForTheEvulz: 5161
* HypocriticalHumor: 5121
* HotBlooded: 5114
* BadassBoast: 5104
* FateWorseThanDeath: 5075
* EnemyMine: 5059
* TheChick: 5053
* TheRival: 5025
* BigEater: 5016
* TheScrappy: 5010
* HeyItsThatVoice: 5006
* VillainousBreakdown: 5001

'''4000-5000'''
* BreakingTheFourthWall: 4994
* AndIMustScream: 4939
* GroinAttack: 4938
* TheMole: 4931
* TheMovie: 4926
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: 4926
* EyeScream: 4919
* PlayingWithFire: 4913
* BlackComedy: 4877
* DamselInDistress: 4837
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: 4831
* BatmanGambit: 4812
* AGodAmI: 4790
* StalkerWithACrush: 4789
* {{Adorkable}}: 4771
* TheCameo: 4758
* PutOnABus: 4737
* {{Bishonen}}: 4734
* PapaWolf: 4733
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: 4694
* MonsterOfTheWeek: 4673
* PunnyName: 4630
* {{Retcon}}: 4625
* VillainProtagonist: 4606
* TheAtoner: 4600
* {{Yandere}}: 4571
* HiddenDepths: 4567
* DespairEventHorizon: 4553
* MamaBear: 4549
* EvilLaugh: 4548
* GameBreaker: 4544
* ActorAllusion: 4483
* {{Beat}}: 4467
* KillItWithFire: 4455
* WhamEpisode: 4451
* DarkAndTroubledPast: 4445
* InvertedTrope: 4417
* ObfuscatingStupidity: 4397
* BigNo: 4383
* RedOniBlueOni: 4362
* OneWingedAngel: 4358
* ParentalAbandonment: 4331
* SealedEvilInACan: 4327
* HeterosexualLifePartners: 4322
* CrazyAwesome: 4321
* AlphaBitch: 4304
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: 4262
* IdiotBall: 4252
* {{Irony}}: 4246
* OlderThanTheyLook: 4237
* PhysicalGod: 4232
* DealWithTheDevil: 4223
* AlternateUniverse: 4221
* WhatAnIdiot: 4220
* ShownTheirWork: 4214
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: 4213
* UnstoppableRage: 4209
* ShowWithinAShow: 4200
* LoveInterests: 4197
* SpiritualSuccessor: 4195
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: 4166
* MadeOfIron: 4156
* ImAHumanitarian: 4148
* ShockAndAwe: 4146
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: 4112
* AscendedExtra: 4080
* FiveManBand: 4079
* FromBadToWorse: 4074
* CombatPragmatist: 4050
* {{Deconstruction}}: 4039
* WorthyOpponent: 4035
* VitriolicBestBuds: 4035
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: 4026
* OmnicidalManiac: 4023
* TheAce: 4014

'''3500-4000'''
* DarkIsNotEvil: 3990
* RealityWarper: 3979
* FinalBoss: 3975
* LightningBruiser: 3970
* SixthRanger: 3965
* MoreDakka: 3963
* CoolOldGuy: 3947
* InvokedTrope: 3944
* ArchEnemy: 3933
* BadassGrandpa: 3931
* TheChosenOne: 3916
* RedEyesTakeWarning: 3909
* HandWave: 3907
* PsychicPowers: 3898
* ShrinkingViolet: 3894
* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: 3879
* HappilyMarried: 3879
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: 3877
* NoNameGiven: 3877
* BadassBookworm: 3830
* LighterAndSofter: 3815
* RefugeInAudacity: 3809
* OneHitKill: 3807
* CrazyPrepared: 3806
* TheManBehindTheMan: 3804
* FanFic: 3802
* CrossOver: 3795
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: 3791
* StepfordSmiler: 3790
* StuffBlowingUp: 3788
* StealthPun: 3771
* OneManArmy: 3766
* RuleOfThree: 3760
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: 3757
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: 3754
* LaResistance: 3753
* KillEmAll: 3734
* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: 3728
* LaserGuidedKarma: 3713
* InsistentTerminology: 3706
* AnAesop: 3699
* BrokenBase: 3697
* SelfDeprecation: 3696
* ThoseTwoGuys: 3685
* WhamLine: 3672
* ValuesDissonance: 3670
* ItsAllAboutMe: 3662
* ThePowerOfLove: 3661
* TheEmpire: 3660
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: 3660
* PlayerCharacter: 3646
* TakeAThirdOption: 3633
* {{BFG}}: 3620
* AuthorAvatar: 3612
* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: 3591
* RecycledINSPACE: 3582
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: 3572
* BiggerBad: 3566
* BookEnds: 3559
* VerbalTic: 3558
* HarsherInHindsight: 3557
* PoweredArmor: 3542
* AssholeVictim: 3541
* DisappearedDad: 3540
* BadassAdorable: 3537
* SanitySlippage: 3523
* TheStarscream: 3513
* BadassLongcoat: 3508
* HalfHumanHybrid: 3507

'''3000-3500'''
* BrokenBird: 3497
* EpicFail: 3491
* BilingualBonus: 3472
* IronicEcho: 3462
* SlasherSmile: 3462
* FoeYay: 3460
* ClusterFBomb: 3457
* OverlyLongGag: 3455
* TheStinger: 3452
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: 3450
* TimeTravel: 3449
* AppliedPhlebotinum: 3447
* AllJustADream: 3445
* CrossesTheLineTwice: 3437
* UnreliableNarrator: 3437
* BadBoss: 3425
* UnfortunateImplications: 3421
* OfficialCouple: 3418
* LoveTriangle: 3414
* SmallNameBigEgo: 3411
* JerkassWoobie: 3402
* HonorBeforeReason: 3395
* BigGood: 3393
* {{Stripperiffic}}: 3387
* NighInvulnerability: 3384
* {{BFS}}: 3381
* UncannyValley: 3374
* NintendoHard: 3349
* NamesTheSame: 3347
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: 3345
* MrFanservice: 3343
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: 3331
* AwesomeButImpractical: 3329
* AnIcePerson: 3327
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: 3324
* ADayInTheLimelight: 3324
* EvilOverlord: 3318
* FieryRedhead: 3310
* TheDreaded: 3308
* TimeSkip: 3298
* {{Troll}}: 3298
* SuperStrength: 3297
* ThePowerOfFriendship: 3296
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: 3292
* DemotedToExtra: 3276
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: 3268
* GrandFinale: 3257
* SuperpoweredEvilSide: 3250
* TropeCodifier: 3249
* MoralityPet: 3234
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: 3234
* CoolBigSis: 3233
* DemonicPossession: 3224
* {{Flanderization}}: 3212
* CreepyChild: 3211
* ChekhovsGunman: 3205
* DualWielding: 3199
* DistaffCounterpart: 3198
* AffectionateParody: 3185
* BitchInSheepsClothing: 3168
* TheOtherDarrin: 3164
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: 3164
* TakingYouWithMe: 3152
* {{Satan}}: 3147
* MissingMom: 3129
* DefrostingIceQueen: 3127
* HealingFactor: 3126
* CardCarryingVillain: 3126
* SceneryPorn: 3121
* BunnyEarsLawyer: 3116
* FauxAffablyEvil: 3116
* FunWithAcronyms: 3115
* GeniusBruiser: 3112
* AfterTheEnd: 3101
* TheBrute: 3098
* EarnYourHappyEnding: 3085
* AnyoneCanDie: 3072
* TheChewToy: 3058
* MightyGlacier: 3048
* KnifeNut: 3045
* DeusExMachina: 3042
* HairTriggerTemper: 3035
* SerialKiller: 3028
* BlessedWithSuck: 3026
* DirtyCoward: 3024
* AuthorAppeal: 3021
* TeamMom: 3006
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: 3003
* {{Moe}}: 3001

'''2750-3000'''
* IdiotHero: 2997
* GuideDangIt: 2991
* SoBadItsGood: 2984
* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: 2981
* OncePerEpisode: 2976
* BuffySpeak: 2975
* DoubleEntendre: 2961
* WellDoneSonGuy: 2950
* ColdBloodedTorture: 2950
* GreenEyedMonster: 2945
* TheAlcoholic: 2941
* EvilTwin: 2935
* EliteMooks: 2934
* UnwittingPawn: 2932
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: 2929
* CaptainErsatz: 2923
* MundaneMadeAwesome: 2918
* DeathGlare: 2916
* ZombieApocalypse: 2915
* GentleGiant: 2899
* WouldHurtAChild: 2899
* GenderBender: 2896
* {{Anvilicious}}: 2895
* BoisterousBruiser: 2894
* UnusualEuphemism: 2888
* FollowTheLeader: 2885
* KarmicDeath: 2879
* DarkActionGirl: 2875
* ThatOneBoss: 2874
* ThemeNaming: 2872
* IllGirl: 2866
* VoluntaryShapeshifting: 2858
* FanDisservice: 2853
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: 2853
* NoExportForYou: 2850
* ClingyJealousGirl: 2842
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: 2837
* WeaponOfChoice: 2834
* TakeOverTheWorld: 2824
* InterspeciesRomance: 2819
* EvilPlan: 2815
* BiTheWay: 2807
* ImprobableWeaponUser: 2804
* MemeticBadass: 2801
* {{Leitmotif}}: 2800
* FragileSpeedster: 2796
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: 2794
* SuperMode: 2790
* PaperThinDisguise: 2785
* NotQuiteDead: 2780
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: 2775
* ForegoneConclusion: 2774
* EvilGenius: 2770
* SpinOff: 2763
* ParanoiaFuel: 2761

'''2500-2750'''
* InsaneTrollLogic: 2747
* NotSoStoic: 2741
* LightIsNotGood: 2740
* GoodIsNotNice: 2732
* ManChild: 2727
* TheQuietOne: 2717
* MercyKill: 2716
* DefeatMeansFriendship: 2713
* ParentalSubstitute: 2694
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: 2687
* ItsPersonal: 2686
* {{Foil}}: 2680
* LadyOfWar: 2679
* SuperSoldier: 2672
* StatusQuoIsGod: 2670
* RedShirt: 2668
* GadgeteerGenius: 2662
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: 2658
* SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker: 2650
* ChickMagnet: 2646
* AmbiguouslyGay: 2645
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: 2642
* DeathSeeker: 2639
* GlassCannon: 2633
* PsychoForHire: 2624
* HumanoidAbomination: 2623
* CampGay: 2619
* NoIndoorVoice: 2600
* WildMassGuessing: 2592
* MagicalGirl: 2590
* NoSell: 2585
* {{Meganekko}}: 2572
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: 2570
* OldShame: 2568
* PunchClockVillain: 2567
* TranquilFury: 2563
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: 2553
* WaveMotionGun: 2552
* TrainingFromHell: 2548
* ColourCodedForYourConvenience: 2547
* ArtEvolution: 2545
* RedHerring: 2544
* StartOfDarkness: 2543
* SchmuckBait: 2539
* ShutUpHannibal: 2538
* BelligerentSexualTension: 2533
* BackStory: 2530
* UnresolvedSexualTension: 2528
* DontExplainTheJoke: 2518
* GreyAndGrayMorality: 2518
* LetsGetDangerous: 2510
* MotorMouth: 2509

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