Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social, or economic strength of individuals and communities. It often involves the empowered developing confidence in their own capacities.

There are many kinds of ways in which a character can be empowered. True ways and faux ways, ways that come from within and ways that come from the outside, ways that are mundane and ways that are supernatural.

Empowerment, True (unless subverted)

Empowerment, Faux (unless played with)

Empowerment, True or Faux

Often providers of true empowerment

Often distributors of faux empowerment

Often receives (or builds) true empowerment

Often receives (or delude themselves into) faux empowerment

Tropes about averting empowerment

Individual examples, not fitting any of the above tropes

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Alternative Title(s):

True Empowerment, Faux Empowerment