'''Basic Trope''': Four or five characters have an ensemble based around the classical elements.
* '''Straight''': In the RPG Heroes Of Troperia, the FiveManBand consists of [[TheHero Bob]] of the [[ShockAndAwe Lightning]], [[TheLancer Charlie]] of the [[PlayingWithFire Fire]], [[TheSmartGuy David]] of the [[BlowYouAway Wind]], [[TheBigGuy Steven]] of the [[DishingOutDirt Earth]], and [[TheChick Alice]] of the [[MakingASplash Water]].
* '''Exaggerated''':
** The {{Sixth Ranger}}s all use different elements too.
** There are other elements like Ice, Darkness, and Light.
* '''Downplayed''': Bob carries a taser, Charlie uses a flamethrower, David wields a leafblower, Steven possesses a shovel, and Alice has water guns.
* '''Justified''': Bob needs companions who can use the other four core elements.
* '''Inverted''':
** Everyone in the group uses the exact same element.
** The four element-users all hate each other and are constantly fighting.
* '''Subverted''': Each party member can use multiple elements.
* '''Double Subverted''': The other elements can only provide boosts.
* '''Parodied''': Tom is rejected from the group and swears vengeance because he [[SuperheroSpeciation also uses fire]] and they needed an ice user.
* '''Zig Zagged''': The group's ensemble, and thus the elements displayed varies, and sometimes includes some regular {{Flying Brick}}s and {{Badass Normal}}s as well.
* '''Averted''':
** Anyone can use any element.
** Nobody uses elements.
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* '''Invoked''': While not possessing superpowers, the group still decide to wear elemental motifs matching their personalities.
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