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 a work page 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: 35523
* ShoutOut: 30357
* LampshadeHanging: 25465
* {{Jerkass}}: 22032
* WordOfGod: 20323
* DeadpanSnarker: 19563
* RunningGag: 18093
* UpToEleven: 17115
* BerserkButton: 17055
* OhCrap: 16379
* TearJerker: 15597
* MeaningfulName: 15031
* {{Expy}}: 14521
* ButtMonkey: 14294
* AxCrazy: 14081
* HeroicSacrifice: 14002
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: 13980
* HeelFaceTurn: 13887
* LargeHam: 13824
* SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome: 13740
* ActionGirl: 13528
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: 13202
* MemeticMutation: 13199
* HoYay: 13087
* TheDragon: 12688
* CatchPhrase: 12466
* NightmareFuel: 12344
* EldritchAbomination: 12338
* {{Pun}}: 12323
* SubvertedTrope: 11603
* CurbStompBattle: 11524
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: 11414
* GenreSavvy: 11345
* TakeThat: 11299
* TheHero: 11297
* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: 11235
* HeroicBSOD: 11086
* FridgeBrilliance: 11004
* NiceGuy: 10610
* {{Determinator}}: 10416
* {{Squick}}: 10391
* {{Foreshadowing}}: 10373
* CharacterDevelopment: 10321
* BigDamnHeroes: 10172
* ItMakesSenseInContext: 10149
* CallBack: 10030

'''7500-10000'''
* TheWoobie: 9968
* TooDumbToLive: 9871
* PlayedForLaughs: 9777
* TookALevelInBadass: 9681
* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: 9662
* ManipulativeBastard: 9658
* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: 9644
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: 9463
* FridgeLogic: 9448
* OnlySaneMan: 9419
* DarkerAndEdgier: 9341
* MadScientist: 9301
* WhatTheHellHero: 9269
* KickTheDog: 9247
* HilariousInHindsight: 8900
* SarcasmMode: 8871
* {{Mooks}}: 8864
* MoralEventHorizon: 8796
* BlatantLies: 8763
* AllThereInTheManual: 8694
* FridgeHorror: 8667
* JustifiedTrope: 8590
* TitleDrop: 8571
* FaceHeelTurn: 8565
* TheReveal: 8488
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: 8410
* ChekhovsGun: 8333
* ContinuityNod: 8307
* MagnificentBastard: 8261
* EnsembleDarkhorse: 8260
* DrivenToSuicide: 8176
* WellIntentionedExtremist: 8146
* TheStoic: 8123
* AntiHero: 8085
* CaptainObvious: 8073
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: 7907
* HilarityEnsues: 7836
* EvenEvilHasStandards: 7828
* FanNickname: 7824
* BloodKnight: 7777
* BodyHorror: 7772
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: 7709
* {{Tsundere}}: 7701
* NotSoDifferent: 7693
* TheSmartGuy: 7661
* TruthInTelevision: 7650
* NoodleIncident: 7637
* MoodWhiplash: 7608
* BewareTheNiceOnes: 7600

'''5000-7500'''
* TheBigGuy: 7450
* TropeNamers: 7447
* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII: 7394
* CrapsackWorld: 7377
* TheChessmaster: 7335
* FantasticRacism: 7332
* DisproportionateRetribution: 7328
* DownerEnding: 7263
* InUniverse: 7238
* TheLancer: 7228
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: 7184
* MindScrew: 7156
* BreakTheCutie: 7113
* BadassNormal: 7083
* {{Fanservice}}: 7077
* AvertedTrope: 7063
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: 7040
* KarmaHoudini: 6991
* PetTheDog: 6956
* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: 6929
* MythologyGag: 6919
* AbusiveParents: 6918
* HumongousMecha: 6883
* TemptingFate: 6745
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: 6741
* MsFanservice: 6719
* SmugSnake: 6696
* RuleOfCool: 6694
* KilledOffForReal: 6680
* AffablyEvil: 6661
* {{Narm}}: 6585
* BrickJoke: 6565
* FreudianExcuse: 6545
* PrecisionFStrike: 6540
* ShipTease: 6434
* BittersweetEnding: 6383
* EvilCounterpart: 6377
* ExecutiveMeddling: 6311
* ComicallyMissingThePoint: 6287
* NiceHat: 6270
* BadassBoast: 6229
* AntiVillain: 6224
* BackFromTheDead: 6224
* {{Adorkable}}: 6189
* EarWorm: 6165
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: 6107
* TheDitz: 6100
* HypocriticalHumor: 6085
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: 6072
* TrueCompanions: 6051
* BlackComedy: 6043
* ForTheEvulz: 6038
* EnemyMine: 6036
* GenkiGirl: 6025
* KnightTemplar: 5994
* RuleOfFunny: 5992
* VillainousBreakdown: 5991
* HiddenDepths: 5976
* AndIMustScream: 5956
* EyeScream: 5951
* MacGuffin: 5948
* BigEater: 5939
* TheCameo: 5939
* SeriousBusiness: 5928
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: 5914
* MindRape: 5906
* HotBlooded: 5904
* BreakingTheFourthWall: 5829
* FateWorseThanDeath: 5818
* PlayingWithFire: 5792
* TheRival: 5791
* TheMole: 5763
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: 5750
* GroinAttack: 5707
* PapaWolf: 5699
* TheScrappy: 5652
* PutOnABus: 5636
* BatmanGambit: 5624
* DespairEventHorizon: 5580
* DarkAndTroubledPast: 5571
* DamselInDistress: 5537
* TheAtoner: 5528
* PunnyName: 5488
* WhamEpisode: 5443
* StalkerWithACrush: 5441
* {{Irony}}: 5434
* VillainProtagonist: 5409
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: 5387
* {{Beat}}: 5383
* MonsterOfTheWeek: 5379
* MamaBear: 5363
* AGodAmI: 5358
* EvilLaugh: 5300
* {{Yandere}}: 5274
* {{Bishonen}}: 5229
* InvertedTrope: 5225
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: 5211
* TheChick: 5210
* {{Retcon}}: 5184
* RedOniBlueOni: 5170
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: 5159
* BigNo: 5151
* TheMovie: 5129
* OlderThanTheyLook: 5127
* ActorAllusion: 5097
* KillItWithFire: 5097
* GameBreaker: 5046
* TheAce: 5038
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: 5037
* ObfuscatingStupidity: 5031
* AscendedExtra: 5022
* SpiritualSuccessor: 5013
* LoveInterests: 5004
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: 5003

'''4000-5000'''
* HeterosexualLifePartners: 4988
* WorthyOpponent: 4982
* AlphaBitch: 4976
* WhatAnIdiot: 4961
* ParentalAbandonment: 4945
* DealWithTheDevil: 4928
* OneWingedAngel: 4924
* MadeOfIron: 4915
* UnstoppableRage: 4908
* BrokenBase: 4906
* ShownTheirWork: 4904
* ShockAndAwe: 4902
* PhysicalGod: 4895
* CombatPragmatist: 4885
* FinalBoss: 4877
* VitriolicBestBuds: 4861
* WhamLine: 4853
* IdiotBall: 4851
* ArchEnemy: 4849
* SealedEvilInACan: 4847
* AlternateUniverse: 4812
* FromBadToWorse: 4801
* LaserGuidedKarma: 4800
* ItsAllAboutMe: 4773
* TheDreaded: 4768
* ImAHumanitarian: 4756
* ShowWithinAShow: 4732
* DarkIsNotEvil: 4698
* InvokedTrope: 4690
* CrazyAwesome: 4682
* LighterAndSofter: 4663
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: 4655
* HappilyMarried: 4654
* RedEyesTakeWarning: 4650
* GreaterScopeVillain: 4643
* OmnicidalManiac: 4634
* LightningBruiser: 4627
* {{Deconstruction}}: 4619
* BadassGrandpa: 4619
* OneHitKill: 4619
* NoNameGiven: 4616
* AssholeVictim: 4588
* OneManArmy: 4584
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: 4572
* HarsherInHindsight: 4570
* RealityWarper: 4567
* SanitySlippage: 4546
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: 4543
* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: 4542
* CrazyPrepared: 4521
* CoolOldGuy: 4519
* InsistentTerminology: 4510
* BadBoss: 4507
* TheChosenOne: 4501
* ShrinkingViolet: 4498
* BookEnds: 4489
* RuleOfThree: 4469
* EpicFail: 4466
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: 4456
* TheManBehindTheMan: 4450
* PsychicPowers: 4413
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: 4412
* MoreDakka: 4410
* PlayerCharacter: 4408
* RefugeInAudacity: 4397
* BadassBookworm: 4396
* StepfordSmiler: 4394
* CrossOver: 4382
* TheStinger: 4380
* SelfDeprecation: 4359
* SixthRanger: 4354
* StealthPun: 4346
* ThoseTwoGuys: 4301
* TakeAThirdOption: 4301
* KillEmAll: 4293
* BigBrotherInstinct: 4291
* StuffBlowingUp: 4285
* WouldHurtAChild: 4279
* HandWave: 4277
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: 4268
* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: 4256
* DisappearedDad: 4248
* BadassAdorable: 4244
* {{Troll}}: 4234
* BigGood: 4218
* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: 4201
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: 4189
* SlasherSmile: 4175
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: 4174
* ShipperOnDeck: 4174
* AnAesop: 4156
* VerbalTic: 4148
* ThePowerOfLove: 4136
* LaResistance: 4134
* ADayInTheLimelight: 4130
* FiveManBand: 4129
* ValuesDissonance: 4124
* BrokenBird: 4121
* CrossesTheLineTwice: 4120
* PoweredArmor: 4107
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: 4098
* OfficialCouple: 4075
* TimeSkip: 4075
* TheStarscream: 4068
* IronicEcho: 4055
* HalfHumanHybrid: 4053
* {{Hypocrite}}: 4050
* TheEmpire: 4042
* UnreliableNarrator: 4036
* FauxAffablyEvil: 4031
* {{BFG}}: 4029
* UncannyValley: 4026
* BitchInSheepsClothing: 4026
* SuperStrength: 4015
* AuthorAvatar: 4011
* DemotedToExtra: 4005
* BilingualBonus: 4001

'''3500-4000'''
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: 3990
* JerkassWoobie: 3983
* HonorBeforeReason: 3972
* OverlyLongGag: 3957
* MoralityPet: 3952
* NighInvulnerability: 3943
* AwesomeButImpractical: 3926
* LoveTriangle: 3921
* BadassLongcoat: 3919
* FieryRedhead: 3917
* FanFic: 3914
* NamesTheSame: 3908
* AllJustADream: 3900
* RecycledINSPACE: 3889
* DemonicPossession: 3889
* ClusterFBomb: 3888
* TimeTravel: 3885
* {{BFS}}: 3882
* AnIcePerson: 3866
* CoolBigSis: 3864
* SmallNameBigEgo: 3859
* DirtyCoward: 3852
* {{Stripperiffic}}: 3845
* GrandFinale: 3831
* ThePowerOfFriendship: 3822
* MrFanservice: 3812
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: 3803
* DeathGlare: 3789
* ChekhovsGunman: 3783
* EvilOverlord: 3782
* TakingYouWithMe: 3782
* NintendoHard: 3768
* EarnYourHappyEnding: 3768
* MissingMom: 3767
* DistaffCounterpart: 3760
* FoeYay: 3756
* HairTriggerTemper: 3734
* HealingFactor: 3730
* TropeCodifier: 3709
* AppliedPhlebotinum: 3702
* DefrostingIceQueen: 3696
* CardCarryingVillain: 3694
* SerialKiller: 3682
* NoSell: 3678
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: 3667
* GeniusBruiser: 3667
* ColdBloodedTorture: 3663
* SuperpoweredEvilSide: 3661
* DualWielding: 3655
* CreepyChild: 3638
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: 3635
* TheOtherDarrin: 3634
* BunnyEarsLawyer: 3633
* GreenEyedMonster: 3605
* TheBrute: 3600
* TheLeader: 3595
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: 3594
* TheAlcoholic: 3589
* KnifeNut: 3585
* {{Flanderization}}: 3583
* AffectionateParody: 3560
* FunWithAcronyms: 3556
* {{Foil}}: 3544
* HopeSpot: 3523
* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: 3503
* EliteMooks: 3502

'''3000-3500'''
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: 3493
* UnwittingPawn: 3493
* WellDoneSonGuy: 3486
* ParentalSubstitute: 3485
* AfterTheEnd: 3482
* SceneryPorn: 3476
* AnyoneCanDie: 3456
* {{Satan}}: 3453
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: 3453
* WeaponOfChoice: 3435
* BlessedWithSuck: 3432
* TeamMom: 3426
* GuideDangIt: 3418
* DoubleEntendre: 3416
* BiTheWay: 3414
* KarmicDeath: 3402
* NotSoStoic: 3394
* TranquilFury: 3394
* MercyKill: 3391
* MundaneMadeAwesome: 3388
* InsaneTrollLogic: 3387
* OncePerEpisode: 3375
* AdultFear: 3371
* TheChewToy: 3371
* DeusExMachina: 3368
* {{Leitmotif}}: 3368
* AuthorAppeal: 3366
* SuperMode: 3364
* ForegoneConclusion: 3364
* ItsPersonal: 3363
* BuffySpeak: 3362
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: 3362
* IdiotHero: 3361
* GentleGiant: 3357
* UnfortunateImplications: 3355
* ZombieApocalypse: 3337
* ManChild: 3337
* PaperThinDisguise: 3336
* NotQuiteDead: 3336
* SoBadItsGood: 3331
* DarkActionGirl: 3328
* InterspeciesRomance: 3322
* ClingyJealousGirl: 3320
* TheQuietOne: 3310
* ChickMagnet: 3309
* VoluntaryShapeshifting: 3306
* FollowTheLeader: 3304
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: 3302
* NoExportForYou: 3287
* CaptainErsatz: 3278
* FanDisservice: 3276
* IllGirl: 3269
* TakeOverTheWorld: 3263
* ThemeNaming: 3263
* UnusualEuphemism: 3254
* {{Moe}}: 3247
* HumanoidAbomination: 3242
* ThatOneBoss: 3233
* ParanoiaFuel: 3231
* EvilPlan: 3226
* TheSociopath: 3222
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: 3218
* GoodIsNotNice: 3215
* DeathSeeker: 3212
* EvilTwin: 3209
* GenderBender: 3195
* BoisterousBruiser: 3180
* GadgeteerGenius: 3179
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: 3167
* LightIsNotGood: 3165
* BaseBreakingCharacter: 3160
* ImprobableWeaponUser: 3145
* SuperSoldier: 3144
* MightyGlacier: 3143
* EvilGenius: 3143
* TookALevelInJerkass: 3141
* RedHerring: 3133
* DefeatMeansFriendship: 3132
* {{Anvilicious}}: 3130
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: 3121
* MemeticBadass: 3118
* HeelRealization: 3118
* NoIndoorVoice: 3114
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: 3103
* GlassCannon: 3098
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: 3094
* SpinOff: 3093
* OldShame: 3081
* MotorMouth: 3069
* AnimalMotifs: 3068
* RedShirt: 3042
* StatusQuoIsGod: 3037
* TheWorfEffect: 3010
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: 3005
* AmbiguouslyGay: 3002
* TrainingFromHell: 3002

'''2750-3000'''
* BelligerentSexualTension: 2999
* LadyOfWar: 2991
* ShutUpHannibal: 2991
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: 2987
* PunchClockVillain: 2983
* ColourCodedForYourConvenience: 2979
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: 2979
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: 2979
* LoopholeAbuse: 2974
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: 2969
* BlueAndOrangeMorality: 2966
* SchmuckBait: 2965
* AlliterativeName: 2960
* DumbMuscle: 2959
* BadFuture: 2959
* LetsGetDangerous: 2955
* ReallyGetsAround: 2946
* ArtEvolution: 2943
* StartOfDarkness: 2943
* ZigZaggingTrope: 2937
* GreyAndGrayMorality: 2930
* BlowYouAway: 2929
* WrongGenreSavvy: 2929
* WaveMotionGun: 2921
* YouHaveFailedMe: 2916
* PsychopathicManchild: 2914
* PsychoForHire: 2912
* MrExposition: 2908
* CampGay: 2897
* CainAndAbel: 2889
* ObviouslyEvil: 2882
* MagicalGirl: 2865
* ArtifactOfDoom: 2860
* {{Bowdlerise}}: 2857
* OffWithHisHead: 2845
* {{Meganekko}}: 2840
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: 2818
* UnresolvedSexualTension: 2811
* GuileHero: 2807
* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: 2802
* ElementalPowers: 2798
* ObliviousToLove: 2796
* ApocalypseHow: 2793
* MultipleEndings: 2790
* OlderThanTheyThink: 2790
* CallingYourAttacks: 2772
* WildMassGuessing: 2768
* DontExplainTheJoke: 2765
* GeniusBonus: 2758
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: 2754

'''2500-2750'''
* PersonOfMassDestruction: 2750
* TheCasanova: 2749
* NobleDemon: 2744
* GratuitousEnglish: 2739
* DoubleSubversion: 2736
* FragileSpeedster: 2729
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: 2720
* CoolSword: 2713
* TokenEvilTeammate: 2712
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: 2709
* FemmeFatale: 2702
* UpdatedRerelease: 2698
* AFatherToHisMen: 2698
* AnAxeToGrind: 2689
* SpecialEffectFailure: 2686
* BackStory: 2682
* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: 2679
* PluckyGirl: 2676
* PoorCommunicationKills: 2666
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: 2665
* CoolShades: 2643
* SadisticChoice: 2643
* ThatOneLevel: 2631
* TheGrimReaper: 2627
* FunnyAneurysmMoment: 2625
* TheFaceless: 2625
* DependingOnTheWriter: 2622
* BrotherSisterIncest: 2614
* BrutalHonesty: 2607
* FriendToAllLivingThings: 2607
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: 2606
* ArrangedMarriage: 2605
* CompositeCharacter: 2604
* BattleCouple: 2601
* TheHeart: 2601
* ZergRush: 2597
* TheFairFolk: 2593
* PluckyComicRelief: 2593
* InformedAbility: 2592
* BecomingTheMask: 2589
* SquishyWizard: 2588
* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: 2584
* HumansAreBastards: 2581
* TakingTheBullet: 2577
* DisneyDeath: 2573
* TheBadGuyWins: 2571
* KnightOfCerebus: 2569
* DistractedByTheSexy: 2555
* MyGreatestFailure: 2555
* {{Gorn}}: 2552
* NothingIsScarier: 2550
* ImplacableMan: 2549
* ThrowItIn: 2546
* RichBitch: 2544
* CompleteMonster: 2535
* JerkJock: 2535
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: 2525
* BlackAndGrayMorality: 2524
* CanNotSpitItOut: 2524
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: 2524
* GameplayAndStorySegregation: 2523
* MissionControl: 2521
* MoralGuardians: 2508
* NonActionGuy: 2507

This list was completely updated last: 2016/03/01

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