Playing With / Four-Temperament Ensemble

Basic Trope: Four/five characters with one of the five temperaments.
  • Straight: The Player Party in Tales of Troperia consists of choleric Prince Bob, melancholic Prince Dennis, sanguine Princess Carol, and phlegmatic Princess Alice.
  • Exaggerated: Prince Bob is Ax-Crazy, Prince Dennis is The Eeyore, Princess Carol is a Manic Pixie Dream Girl, and Nice Girl Princess Alice bordering on Standardized Leader.
  • Downplayed: The characters are quadruplets, and they have a mild disagreement over where to order out for lunch.
  • Justified: The characters carry magical weapons that react to their personalities.
  • Inverted: The characters all look very different, but they act like drones controlled by a single mind.
  • Subverted:
  • Double Subverted:
    • The team gets a replacement member to fill the Phlegmatic slot later on.
    • After the Hopeless Boss Fight, Roger shows his true colors as The Stoic and the group becomes a five-man version.
  • Parodied: Before each major battle, the team introduces themselves, Super Sentai style.
  • Zig Zagged: The team is constantly losing and replacing their fourth party member.
  • Averted: At least one of the temperaments is left out.
  • Enforced: Write Who You Know with these four temperaments.
  • Lampshaded:
  • Invoked: Prince Bob specifically chooses these people to balance each other out.
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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