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Tropes Applying to All of the Members: EXO M
Full Name: Lu Han
Animal Motifs: Often compared to a deer. Ascended Fanboy: Went from being a fanboy of DBSK to being part of a boy band from the same entertainment company. During high school, he'd often skip class to watch DBSK's vids. Asian Speekee Engrish: "Hello err'body" The Beautiful Game Berserk Button: He hates people lying down on his bed, and hates his head being touched. Beware the Nice/ Quiet Ones: Lu Han is known for being one of the more innocent and good-natured, if not shy, members of EXO. While filming for a movie during June 2014, he called out a stalker on Weibo, stating that she's too audacious, and that he wouldn't dare post what she said on his account. Previously, he'd also shown fans waiting for him the phone number of a stalker who'd called Lu Han. Bishōnen: All of the members are this, he just takes this trope Up to Eleven. So much that Suho said that his ideal woman was one that looked like a long-haired Lu Han. Breakout Character: Well-liked since MAMA era, enough to get a role in a movie during Overdose era. Captain Obvious: When asked what the biggest difference is between Korean and Chinese fans, Lu Han said "the language". Cool Big Bro: Often thought to be this for EXO's members, as he tends to them rather often. The Cutie Did You Think I Can't Feel?: After being followed around by a sasaeng after filming, he posted on his Weibo telling her to stop following him around and that she is out of control. Dude Looks Like a Lady: Suho compared him to a girl, and Lu Han was far from amused by this. Embarrassing Nickname: Marilyn Monroe. In fact, he pretty much hates being compared to a girl in general, even jokingly. Even the Guys Want Him: Suho confessed to having a crush on Lu Han twice, during EXO's first Showcase, and during the Overdose era. The Face: for EXO, and this especially rang true during the MAMA era. Friend to All Children Full-Name Basis Has a Type: Likes pale, long haired, quiet girls. Hates Being Touched: See Berserk Button. Amusingly enough, he is pretty touchy-feely with his bandmates. Heterosexual Life-Partners: He is very attached to Xiumin. Also, he is quite close with Lay. He's friendly with all of the members, however. I Want to Be a Real Man: Often wishes to be referred to as manly. Jack-of-All-Trades: He's good at singing and dancing, he is known to be one of the band's best-looking/prettiest members, he can act well enough for SM to give him a role in a movie, he can speak Korean pretty well. The Lancer: Lu Han was rumoured to be EXO-M's new leader, and is often seen as another hyung to the members aside from Kris. Lethal Chef Little Brother Instinct: A fan that was insulting Xiumin in Chinese in front of Lu Han got him so angry that he dragged Xiumin away in a huff. Lovable Jock: Pretty good at soccer. Mind over Matter: His power during the MAMA MV. Mistaken Age Mr. Fanservice: Acquired this status in his solo of "The Star" during the Overdose Era. Also, he has a Shirtless Scene in the opening VCR of The Lost Planet concert. No Sense of Personal Space Older Than He Looks: Can you believe this ◊ man is 24? Really Gets Around: Most shipped member. Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Red Oni to Xiumin's Blue Oni. School Idol: Apparently was very popular at school before moving to Korea. He had his own fanclub. Shirtless Scene: His MAMA ◊ album photos and the opening VCR of The Lost Planet concert. Shrinking Violet: Tends to be shy, though he is slowly opening up. Apparently, he got yelled at by staff during the MAMA era for being too shy. Slasher Smile: Yes, The Cutie has a pretty funny/creepy one.
Full Name: Zhang Yixing
Adorkable Cloud Cuckoo Lander The Cutie: Very caring, innocent, and even shy. Most fans of EXO consider Lay to be the most moe in EXO. Dancing Is Serious Business The Ditz Forgetful Jones: Flanderized. Friendly Tickle Torture: Poor Lay was a victim of this here. Has a Type: Stated that he liked cute girls. Subverted after he said he liked anyone who liked him. Hates Being Touched: Especially near his neck, where he is very ticklish. Healing Factor: His power during the MAMA MV. Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Lu Han and Kris. Inelegant Blubbering: During EXO's first win, he was sobbing and needed Lu Han and Chen to hold him. Keeping Secrets Sucks Nice Guy: Comes off as very gentle and caring towards his fans. He doesn't want to leave the stage after concerts because he likes interacting with fans of EXO. He makes a point of bowing to his fans, saying it's how he prefers to thank the fans who give EXO their support. The Perfectionist: When asked who was a perfectionist in EXO-M during an interview, Lay pointed at himself. Lay holds this attitude towards composing. Real Men Cook Renaissance Man: Lay can sing, is known for being one of EXO's best dancers, can compose music, can play acoustic guitar and piano, and is adorable to top it off. He is also said to cook the best, and even took part in a cooking show Stage Name Team Chef Team Mom Tender Tears: When EXO-M won their first award, Lay was the first to start crying. Also, here. Unicorn: His Animal Motif The Workaholic: According to multiple fanaccounts, before debut, he'd practice very late into the night, often eating one meal a day or less and lost a great deal of weight. He practiced until the point of seriously injuring his waist in October 2012, and again during the Wolf era. You Gotta Have Blue Hair: During Wolf era.
Full Name: Huang Zitao
Animal Motif: "I'm EXO-M's Kung Fu Panda Tao!" Badass Adorable Big Eater: Is apparently capable of consuming two party-sized pizzas and several chicken wings in one day. The Big Guy: For EXO-M; he knows kung-fu and is the second tallest in EXO-M (third or fourth tallest in EXO). Big Little Brother: For EXO-M, he is the second tallest, the tallest in EXO-M as of June 2014. Break the Cutie: He got bullied a lot before debut and Kris's leaving EXO obviously had hit him hard. Apparently, fans could hear him bawl outside the SM building. Brutal Honesty: Tao is the member most likely to call out the fans who've crossed a line. Also, when asked what trait he looks for in a girl, he said "good-looking, not fat". Creepy Shadowed Undereyes: How he got the nickname "panda". Cute Bruiser The Cutie Deadpan Snarker: Perfectly happy to respond in kind to haters' posts on his Weibo. Despair Event Horizon: Accidentally liked a rated Taohun fic on Weibo and later changed his profile description to "Donít want to explain anything anymore, donít know anything. Can only say that Weibo is a trap." Face of A Thug The Fighting Narcissist: Downplayed, he knows kungfu and likes taking selfies. Has a Type: Likes naturally pretty girls. Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Kris. Also Baekhyun. Recently, Sehun. They took a trip to Tao's hometown during a New Year's break. I Know Kung-Fu Inelegant Blubbering It's All About Me: Played for laughs. Manly Tears: During the Miracles in December MV Motor Mouth: Black Pearl Mouthy Kid: Very frank and the 3rd youngest member (the youngest in EXO-M). Red Oni, Blue Oni: Red Oni to Kris's Blue Oni Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive guy to Kris's Manly man Time Master: His power during the MAMA MV. EXO K
Full Name: Park Chanyeol
Basso Profundo Big Eater The Big Guy: For EXO-K; he is the tallest or second tallest of EXO and has pretty impressive guns. Big Guy, Little Guy: The big guy to Baekhyun's little guy. Cloud Cuckoo Lander Eternally Pearly-White Teeth: Labelled "teeth-rich." Genki Guy Gentle Giant Has a Type: Subverted. With the exception of one interview on his ideal appearance, he said it's on the inside that counts. Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Baekhyun, especially during the MAMA era. Also, with Kris Keet: Though he is rather tall, he definitely fits cute and talkative. Large Ham Lovable Coward: As a trainee, Sehun asked Chanyeol to help him with a boy harassing him over Nate-On. Chanyeol ended up getting scared and exiting the chatroom. Manly Tears: During the Miracles in December MV Motor Mouth: Most prominently during Two Moons and Black Pearl. NO INDOOR VOICE Playing with Fire: His power during the MAMA MV. Plucky Comic Relief: Is the MC of their reality show because of this. Reaction Shot: Known as the "Reaction King" Red Oni, Blue Oni: Red Oni to Kris's Blue Oni Running Gag: Biting other people, apparently. Slasher Smile Statuesque Stunner: Is the tallest/second tallest member of EXO as of May 2014. Stepford Smiler: "No matter how hard something is, I will always smile like an idiot." Vocal Dissonance: The lithe, baby-faced Chanyeol sounds like this. Wholesome Crossdresser: In a pre-debut video.
Full Name: Wu Yifan
Adorkable: Though he seems to have taken on a more somber persona after leaving EXO. Big Brother Mentor: Once to Tao. Obviously no longer the case after leaving EXO. Big Ol' Eyebrows Canada, Eh? Catch Phrase: "Maybe Next Time." The Determinator: Trained for five years before becoming a part of EXO, without prior knowledge of the language. According to fanaccounts, he suffered severe homesickness and racism. The Dutiful Son / Momma's Boy: Gently pleaded with his fans not to take pictures of his mother. Et Tu, Brute?: Reactions of fans and members alike to him leaving the group. It is especially implied that the members themselves did not know of his intentions beforehand. Flight: His power during the MAMA MV. Guttural Growler: Tends to sound like this when he raps. Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Tao, Chanyeol and Lay, though he treated all of the members like little brothers. No longer the case after cutting ties with EXO. I Have Many Names: Li Jiaheng, Kevin Li, Wu Yifan, Kris Wu... .. Ben Ben The Illegible The Leader: He was the leader of EXO-M. Many saw him as a Big Brother Mentor to EXO-M and EXO-K. Was demoted as of Wolf/Growl era after his first attempt to leave the group, and no longer possesses the role due to no longer being a member of EXO. Lovable Jock: Able to play basketball pretty well and is good at archery. Manly Tears Misery Builds Character: Said in an interview for a magazine that his job was full of hardship, but it would be meaningless if it weren't. Now Harsher in Hindsight, as apparently he couldn't bear working for SM any longer, and filed a lawsuit. Nice Guy: Aloof, but caring towards his fans and took very good care of his bandmates while he was a part of EXO. Omniglot: Can speak English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Korean competently. Put on a Bus: As of May 2014, he has left EXO. Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue Oni to Tao's and Chanyeol's reds. Renaissance Man: Can speak 4 languages, play basketball, rap, sing, compose, act, play the drums, lead a very prominent boy band, and according to the director of "Somewhere Only We Know", is good at playing both the piano and cello, and actually played those instruments during the movie. Silk Hiding Steel: He has near perfect etiquette and is known for being very patient with his fans. He also helped manage EXO behind the scenes and filed a lawsuit against his powerful entertainment company. Statuesque Stunner: Stands at about 6'1"/188cm Team Dad: Acted the part during MAMA era and Wolf/Growl era. Terrible Artist