"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..."Prejudice Tropes. Compare Twin Tropes.
— Thomas Jefferson, "The Declaration of Independence"
- All Are Equal in Death
Everyone's death is within the same degree, whether man or woman, master or servant, saint or sinner.
- All Crimes Are Equal
All bad deeds from murder to jaywalking are punished within the same severity.
- All Genes Are Codominant
An offspring's traits are an average of both parents.
- Androids Are People, Too
Artificial lifeforms are treated as people.
- Balance Between Good and Evil
Good and evil are preserved equally by a cosmic force.
- Balance of Power
Two opposing powers each try to win over a smaller but significant third power to their side to gain an advantage over their rival.
- Both Sides Have a Point
Where both arguments are equally valid despite stated differently.
- Clones Are People, Too
Clones are treated as the same as humans.
- Competitive Balance
Characters are equal in strengths and weaknesses.
- Cycle of Revenge
Treat others the same way they treat you.note
- Discard and Draw
Equality in losing and gaining a power.
- Elemental Rock-Paper-Scissors
Elements having equal strengths and weaknesses over other elements.
- Equal-Opportunity Evil
Evil doesn't discriminate.
- Equal-Opportunity Offender
A creator doesn't play favorites on any side.
- Equivalent Exchange
Giving up something is equal to what a character desires.
- Fearful Symmetry
Two characters who look alike fight alike.
- Gender-Equal Ensemble
A group of characters are an even number of males and females.
- Gender Is No Object
Gender has no effect on job opportunities even when it would in Real Life.
- Golden Mean Fallacy
Because both options are valid, we will make lame attempts at both rather than do one of them properly.
- The Golden Rule
Treat others how you want to be treated yourself, no matter how they treat you. note
- Hates Everyone Equally
A character hates everyone regardless of race, gender, etc.
- Impending Clash Shot
Two characters are about to attack each other at the same time.
A character whose strengths and weaknesses are equal; s/he is adequate at everything and the best at nothing.
- Like Cannot Cut Like
Blades are equal because they can cut everything but other blades.
- Love You and Everybody
A character loves everyone regardless of race, gender, etc.
- Master of None
Like the Jack-of-All-Stats, except incompetent and bad at everything because of it.
- Mirror Boss
A video game boss that has equal qualities that a character does.
- Mutual Disadvantage
Two (or more) sides in a fight are unable to gain an advantage over each other due to both being equally disadvantaged against one another whether in offensive or defensive abilities.
- Not So Above It All
Someone, who is the Only Sane Man or Straight Man, is shown to have more equal footing with the rest of the group in terms of common sense and morality than they'd like to admit.
- Not So Different
Two or more character (usually the hero and the villain) realize that they are more equal than they would expect.
- The Horseshoe Effect
Although two people are ostensibly ideological opponents, in reality they have a lot of beliefs in common and may have equal opinions on numerous matters.
- The Horseshoe Effect
- PVP Balanced
Where Player Versus Player and Player Versus Environment are equal in advantages/disadvantages.
- Purely Aesthetic Gender
There are no differences between playing a game with a character of either gender.
- Tactical Rock-Paper-Scissors
Units, attacks, and skills are classified into several distinct classes, with each class having a clear advantage and disadvantage over other classes.
- Tall Poppy Syndrome
Characters hate other characters because they are better than them and want to bring them down to their level.
- Worthy Opponent
Treating an adversary or rival with equal respect.
- Zombie Advocate
A human fighting for equality of non-humans.