- Crack Pairing: A number of Official Couples may look like this compared to canon (Tavros♠Nepeta and Gamzee<3Feferi, anyone?), but the authors put much thought and work into why they happened, and making them believable.
- Memetic Sex God: Karkat, but only when drunk.
- Tearjerker: The scene where Eridan gives Kanaya his jacket in "The Fisher-Prince".
- The Woobie: Eridan, Feferi, and Kanaya at different points in their lives.