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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: Downplayed with [[spoiler: Katara]]. They met when they were roughly in their teenage years, Aang at 12 and [[spoiler:Katara]] at 14. While Aang was in love with her from the [[LoveAtFirstSight moment]] they met, it took [[spoiler:Katara]] longer to fully reciprocate, and in the meantime, they are friends with their bond growing closer by each passing moment. And by the series finale, they officiate their romantic relationship with a BigDamnKiss and the sequel series, ''The Legend of Korra'' shows that they married as adults and had three children.

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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: Downplayed {{Zigzagged|Trope}} with [[spoiler: Katara]]. [[spoiler:Katara]]. They met when they were roughly in their teenage years, Aang at he was 12 and [[spoiler:Katara]] at 14. While she was 14, but Aang is technically older than her, as he was in love with born 100 years earlier than her from the [[LoveAtFirstSight moment]] and only kept his youth because he was frozen in ice. Even so, they met, it took [[spoiler:Katara]] longer to fully reciprocate, would later become an OfficialCouple, marry, and in the meantime, they are friends with their bond growing closer by each passing moment. And by the series finale, they officiate their romantic relationship with a BigDamnKiss and the sequel series, ''The Legend of Korra'' shows that they married as adults and had have three children.

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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: Downplayed with [[spoiler: Katara]]. They met when they were roughly in their teenage years, Aang at 12 and [[spoiler:Katara]] at 14. While Aang was in love with her from the [[LoveAtFirstSight moment]] they met, it took [[spoiler:Katara]] longer to fully reciprocate, and in the meantime, they are friends with their bond growing closer by each passing moment. And by the series finale, they officiate their romantic relationship with a BigDamnKiss and the sequel series, ''The Legend of Korra'' shows that they married as adults and had three children.


* BattleCouple: Downplayed with Katara. They are a couple and both of them fight but rarely side-by-side.

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* BattleCouple: Downplayed with Katara.[[spoiler: Katara]]. They are a couple and both of them fight but rarely side-by-side.



** [[TheParagon Katara]] eventually realized that she had fallen in love with him and they became a couple.

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** [[spoiler: [[TheParagon Katara]] Katara]]]] eventually realized that she had fallen in love with him and they became a couple.



* EntitledToHaveYou: Displays some of these traits along with being a (downplayed) CrazyJealousGuy. He tells Katara: "we kissed at the invasion and I thought we were going to be together" - when in actuality it was no "we" as it was not a mutual kiss. Aang gave Katara a ShutUpKiss which left her upset and confused. Katara not wanting to be in a relationship with him is what leads to him planting another ForcefulKiss on her, resulting in her running away in anger. Only in the finale do they share a mutual kiss, this time with Katara initiating it. The DVD commentary even [[WhatTheHellHero points out how selfish Aang was being]].

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* EntitledToHaveYou: Displays some of these traits along with being a (downplayed) CrazyJealousGuy. He tells Katara: "we kissed at the invasion and I thought we were going to be together" - when in actuality it was no "we" as it was not a mutual kiss. Aang gave Katara a ShutUpKiss which left her upset and confused. Katara not wanting to be in a relationship with him is what leads to him planting another ForcefulKiss on her, resulting in her running away in anger. [[spoiler: Only in the finale do they share a mutual kiss, this time with Katara initiating it. it.]] The DVD commentary even [[WhatTheHellHero points out how selfish Aang was being]].



* FirstGirlWins: [[InvertedTrope Gender Inverted]]. Aang is the first boy we see Katara meet and ultimately the one she gets with.

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* FirstGirlWins: [[InvertedTrope Gender Inverted]]. Aang is the first boy we see Katara [[spoiler: Katara]] meet and ultimately the one she gets with.



* MagicalBoyfriend: Towards Katara. He's an energetic, kind, generous messiah-figure that helps her achieve everything she ever wanted to.

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* MagicalBoyfriend: Towards Katara.[[spoiler: Katara]]. He's an energetic, kind, generous messiah-figure that helps her achieve everything she ever wanted to.



* ManicPixieDreamGuy: Interestingly, Aang is this to Katara, with him being the cheerful, quirky little thing who teaches the heroine to relax and have fun.

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* ManicPixieDreamGuy: Interestingly, Aang is this to Katara, [[spoiler: Katara]], with him being the cheerful, quirky little thing who teaches the heroine to relax and have fun.



* OfficialCouple: With Katara.

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* OfficialCouple: With Katara.[[spoiler: Katara]].



* SecondLove: For Katara, since Jet was her first.

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* SecondLove: For Katara, [[spoiler: Katara]], since Jet was her first.



* SickeninglySweethearts: With Katara in ''The Promise'' and ''The Search''. All the cuddling and petnames give Sokka 'oogies'.

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* SickeninglySweethearts: With Katara [[spoiler: Katara]] in ''The Promise'' and ''The Search''. All the cuddling and petnames give Sokka 'oogies'.



* TeacherStudentRomance: Katara was his (second) waterbending instructor and they became an OfficialCouple in the series finale.

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* TeacherStudentRomance: [[spoiler: Katara was his (second) waterbending instructor instructor]] and they became an OfficialCouple in the series finale.



* WillTheyOrWontThey: With Katara. TheyDo.

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* WillTheyOrWontThey: With Katara. [[spoiler: TheyDo.]]


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* BirdsOfAFeather: With Katara. Both are extremely optimistic people who keep that outlook while also becoming more realistic due to CharacterDevelopment. They are [[ChildProdigy child prodigies]] in their own field (Aang in Airbending and becoming the youngest Fully Realized Avatar, Katara becoming a Waterbending master at only 14). They have a ChronicHeroSyndrome tendency, [[NiceGuy are incredibly nice individuals]], but can be '''''[[BewareTheNiceOnes terrifying]]''''' when pushed too far. They even share a similair trait of being more [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish]] when it comes to a personal topic.

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* BirdsOfAFeather: With Katara. Both are extremely optimistic people who keep that outlook while also becoming more realistic due to CharacterDevelopment. They are [[ChildProdigy child prodigies]] in their own field (Aang in Airbending and becoming the youngest Fully Realized Avatar, Katara becoming a Waterbending master at only 14). They have a ChronicHeroSyndrome tendency, [[NiceGuy are incredibly nice individuals]], but can be '''''[[BewareTheNiceOnes terrifying]]''''' when pushed too far. They even share a similair similar trait of being more [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish]] when it comes to a personal topic.



* EarnedStripes: When airbenders are recognized as masters they are give blue arrow tattoos that follow chi lines from their forehead, to their hands and feet. Aang was one of the youngest to ever wear tattoos at age 12, [[spoiler:until his granddaughter Jinora earned them at age 11 in ''The Legend of Korra''.]]

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* EarnedStripes: When airbenders are recognized as masters masters, they are give blue arrow tattoos that follow chi lines from their forehead, to their hands and feet. Aang was one of the youngest to ever wear tattoos at age 12, [[spoiler:until his granddaughter Jinora earned them at age 11 in ''The Legend of Korra''.]]



* GoodIsNotSoft: For of Aang's [[NiceGuy kind-heartedness and sweet demeanor]], when [[BerserkButton he gets pissed]], he turns into a cold, ruthless CreepyChild with GlowingEyesOfDoom and the VoiceOfTheLegion.

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* GoodIsNotSoft: For all of Aang's [[NiceGuy kind-heartedness and sweet demeanor]], when [[BerserkButton he gets pissed]], he turns into a cold, ruthless CreepyChild with GlowingEyesOfDoom and the VoiceOfTheLegion.


** If you hurt his friends, if you harm people for profit, if you are callous in the face of human suffering in his presence, you'd better pray to all the spirits in the world that Katara is around with a CooldownHug, because there's no telling what he'll do when his rage unleashes his Avatar State.


** If you hurt his friends, if you harm people for profit, if you are callous in the face of human suffering in his presence, you'd better pray to all the spirits in the world that Katara is around with a CooldownHug, because there's no telling what he'll do when his rage unleashes his Avatar State.



** If you hurt his friends, if you harm people for profit, if you are callous in the face of human suffering in his presence, you'd better pray to all the spirits in the world that Katara is around with a CooldownHug, because there's no telling what he'll do when his rage unleashes his Avatar State.


%%* RedOniBlueOni: The blue to Zuko's red (during their training).

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%%* * RedOniBlueOni: The blue to Zuko's red (during their training).training). Though he also could be red to the rest of his friend's blue due to his childlike nature while the rest tend to be more serious and less naive.



* TranquilFury: When Aang enters the [[SuperMode Avatar State]], he seems perfectly serene. [[BerserkButton Unless he's in a raging fury instead.]]

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* TranquilFury: When Aang enters the [[SuperMode Avatar State]], he seems perfectly serene. [[BerserkButton [[UnstoppableRage Unless he's in a raging fury instead.]]



* UnstoppableRage: While in the [[SuperMode Avatar State]]. He's not quite unstoppable, just insanely powerful, and dying in that state would end the Avatar Cycle.

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* UnstoppableRage: While in the [[SuperMode Avatar State]]. He's not quite unstoppable, just He be becomes insanely powerful, powerful and dying in that state would end very ferocious to the Avatar Cycle.point of becoming an apocalyptic juggernaut.


* CharacterDevelopment: At the start, Aang is a happy-go-lucky, naive kid who doesn't want to be the Avatar. Going through numerous battles and trials, especially when Appa was kidnapped, took a toll on his carefree attitude. By the end, Aang became a more serious and mature young man who took his Avatar duties seriously. This is probably most noticeable when compared to his actor in the [[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderTheEmberIslandPlayers "Ember Island Players"]] episode, as Actor!Aang always portrays him as happy-go-lucky and naive.

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* CharacterDevelopment: At the start, Aang is a happy-go-lucky, naive kid who doesn't want to be the Avatar. Going through numerous battles and trials, especially when Appa was kidnapped, took a toll on his carefree attitude. By the end, Aang became a more serious and mature young man who took his Avatar duties seriously.seriously without losing who he is or sacrificing what he wants and desires. This is probably most noticeable when compared to his actor in the [[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderTheEmberIslandPlayers "Ember Island Players"]] episode, as Actor!Aang always portrays him as happy-go-lucky and naive.


* InTheBack: In the finale of Book 2, Aang's attempt to enter the [[SuperMode Avatar State]] is promptly shut down by [[CombatPragmatist Azula]] putting a lightning bolt into his back.



* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Feminine Boy to Toph's Masculine Girl. Aang is an easygoing, energetic, and non-confrontational MartialPacifist while Toph is a [[TheLadette bullheaded and casually violent brawler]] and former [[ProfessionalWrestling Professional Earthbender]] who is about Aang's (physical) age. Toph lampshades this in "Ember Island Player", and doesn't really think there's anything wrong with it.

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* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Feminine Boy to Toph's Masculine Girl. Aang is an easygoing, energetic, and non-confrontational MartialPacifist while MartialPacifist. Toph is a [[TheLadette bullheaded and casually violent brawler]] and former [[ProfessionalWrestling Professional Earthbender]] who is about Aang's his (physical) age. Toph lampshades this age. {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in "Ember [[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderTheEmberIslandPlayers "The Ember Island Player", Players"]], where they watch a ShowWithinAShow that has Aang portrayed by a GenkiGirl and doesn't really think there's anything wrong with it. Toph by a huge BoisterousBruiser bodybuilder man, and she actually ''liked'' the idea.



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* WiseBeyondHisYears: Balances this out by being a WideEyedIdealist as well.

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* WiseBeyondHisYears: Balances WiseBeyondTheirYears: He is only twelve but has the WIS score of 20. But then again, he is the Avatar. He is chronologically a hundred and twelve years old. He was frozen in time for a hundred years, so mentally he was still twelve at the beginning of the series. He matured a lot throughout the show, however. A point is made of this out by being in "The Southern Raiders". When Katara sets off [[spoiler:to avenge her mother's death with Prince Zuko]], Aang makes it a WideEyedIdealist as well.point to advise her several times. At the end, Sokka responds with the line: "You know, for a kid, you're pretty wise. Usually it's annoying, but right now I'm just impressed."


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* EarnedStripes: When airbenders are recognized as masters they are give blue arrow tattoos that follow chi lines from their forehead, to their hands and feet. Aang was one of the youngest to ever wear tattoos at age 12, [[spoiler:until his grand daughter Jinora earned them at age 11 in ''The Legend of Korra''.]]

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* DoesNotLikeSpam: Sea prunes don't sit well with his stomach.
* EarnedStripes: When airbenders are recognized as masters they are give blue arrow tattoos that follow chi lines from their forehead, to their hands and feet. Aang was one of the youngest to ever wear tattoos at age 12, [[spoiler:until his grand daughter granddaughter Jinora earned them at age 11 in ''The Legend of Korra''.]]

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* HealTheCutie: He went through a lot of trauma after waking up from a 100-year sleep, to find all his loved ones dead and the world locked in a horrific war, but he rarely let it show much... until he loses Appa. Come "The Serpent's Pass", he [[HeroicSafeMode shuts down and stops responding to the concerns of his friends]]. However, seeing Katara help a couple deliver a baby named Hope gets him out of his funk.
-->'''Aang:''' I thought I was trying to be strong. But really I was just running away from my feelings. Seeing this family together, so full of happiness and love, it's reminded me how I feel about Appa ... and how I feel about you.


!!Avatar Aang (安昂)

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!!Avatar !Avatar Aang (安昂)




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