YMMV tropes for the entire ''Stormlight Archive''.

* YMMV tropes for ''Literature/TheWayOfKings'' are [[YMMV/TheWayOfKings here]].
* YMMV tropes for ''Literature/WordsOfRadiance'' are [[YMMV/WordsOfRadiance here]].
* YMMV tropes for ''Literature/{{Oathbringer}}'' are [[YMMV/{{Oathbringer}} here]].
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* ChaoticNeutral: Cultivation, while not entirely beyond human values, cares mostly about making things change and evolve. The Nightwatcher, [[spoiler: who is a major spren splintered off from Cultivation]], is all about causing bizarre changes to people for no apparent reason except that she thinks it's interesting.
* EnsembleDarkhorse:
** Lopen, a bridgeman of lesser importance, is incredibly popular for his cheery attitude and for providing PluckyComicRelief, along with his vast amount of family members. Almost every time Lopen appears, he's brought another one of his cousins with him.
** Adolin, the one of Dalinar's sons who does ''not'' [[spoiler:become a Radiant]], has instead become one of fandom's favourites, thanks largely to his personality and the fact that even with his privileged upbringing, he's still an underdog compared to all the blossoming Radiants. It helps he's a premiere BadassNormal, too.
** Lift, after having appeared in just a single interlude chapter, became one of people's favourites thanks to her personality and actions throughout her chapter. There's a bit of BrokenBase, though - some people find her light-hearted attitude and speech patterns annoying. Regardless, she went on to star in her own novella and also to play a larger role later in the series.
* JerkassWoobie:
** It's hard to fully feel sorry for Szeth when he's murdering people in the name of his religion, but it's horrible to see just how disturbed the so-called peaceful philosophy of the Shin actually is, and how it can warp people's minds and actions.
** Taravangian is a ruthless ChessMaster who is murdering and betraying his way to absolute power for [[WellIntentionedExtremist what he considers the greater good]], being perfectly willing to start bloody wars and throw entire nations into anarchy if that's what advances his plans. And to make it even worse it's revealed in ''Oathbringer'' that [[spoiler: he's not even doing it to defeat Odium. He's doing it to make himself as credible a threat to Odium as possible, so that [[DirtyCoward when he surrenders to him he'll be able to get favourable terms.]] It's not even [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans utopia that justifies the means]] for Taravangian, it's just a slightly better sort of dystopia!]] At the same time, he's a frail old man who knows he's not long for this world, one who's constantly straining against the limitations of his DisabilitySuperpower to do what he thinks needs to be done, and who spends half the time afflicted with crippling guilt at the horrible things he can remember doing but can't remember why he did. It's hard to decide whether you want to punch him or give him a hug.
* LawfulNeutral:
** As Honor became increasingly absorbed by his Shard's Intent, he started caring more and more about oaths and rules as an end in themselves and less about the human interests they were supposed to serve. The Stormfather claims he never fully fell victim to being LawfulStupid like [[UnreliableExposition Odium claims]], though.
** The Skybreakers, and the highspren who empower them, are all about this. They consider being fully good to be impossible for flawed human beings, and so devote themselves to at least being ''consistent'' by following an exterior code instead of acting on their own feelings.
* TheWoobie: Several characters have this at times, particularly Kaladin and Dalinar.
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