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* [[spoiler:Foil]]: [[spoiler:To Eli. He a powerful slinger with a strong bond with one of his Slugs who set out to walk the same path his father. But while Eli loves all his slugs and his against ghouling them, Tad's love only extends to his main slug Pieper and he has no problems ghouling the rest of his slugs. And while Eli holds his father in high regard and wants to live up to how great he was, Tad has a low opinion of his father and wants to be better than him]]


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* ICallHerVera: Like Eli, he's named his main Slug, Pieper.


* GenreSavvy: Eli often tries to apply tropes from things he watched on the surface to things down in Slugterra, like ghosts and zombies.



* FieryRedhead: Sometimes Trixie does have a tendency to blow up and get angry.

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* FieryRedhead: Sometimes When Trixie does have a tendency gets mad, you don't want to blow up and get angry.stand in her way. Pronto seems particularly terrified of an angry Trixie.



* LittleMissSnarker: Trixie loves making those smart remarks.



* RedheadInGreen

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* RedheadInGreenRedheadInGreen: Has red hair and her outfit/eyes are green.




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* StrongerThanTheyLook: Despite being the second smallest person on the gang, she can knock down people towering over her.
* TheChessmaster: Shows signs of having this when manipulating the Hooligang, notably Billy, to do things she wants.



* BlueIsHerioc: He's on the force of good and he also has blue skin.

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* BlueIsHerioc: BlueIsHeroic: He's on the force of good and he also has blue skin.

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* TakeMeInstead: Does this when he drags his friends into trouble in the episode ''A Distant Shore''.


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* UndyingLoyalty: The Shane Gang's slug has an undeniably strong loyalty to the Shane Gang. Especially Eli's slugs who share a special connection with him; Burpy being the most notable one.


* TheHeart: Undoubtedly one to the Shane Gang and the 99 Caverns. If he falls, a Shane falls, which is usually a bad thing. He's the only thing between the bad guys and Slugterra. Whenever he goes missing or gets incarcerated, the Shane Gang gets heavily handicapped.

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* TheHeart: Undoubtedly one to the Shane Gang and the 99 Caverns. If he falls, a Shane falls, which is usually a bad thing. He's the only thing between the bad guys and Slugterra. Whenever he goes missing or gets incarcerated, incapacitated, the Shane Gang gets heavily handicapped.


* ConvenientlyAnOrphan: While he's not ''exactly'' one persay, both of his parents have been absent from his life. Eli's father does still have a part to play, but [[spoiler:Eli's mother left him.]] However, their absence makes it much easier for Eli to go to Slugterra and start adventuring.




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* YouCantGoHomeAgain: Once Eli had used the Drop to get down to Slugterra, he doesn't know a way to get back up to the Surface where he grew up. But then again, he doesn't really want to.


* ActionHero: All of the Shane Gang are always wanting in on the action and being the good guys while they're at it.
* BackToBackBadasses: They often fight with each other back to back and boy, are they good at it.



* InvincibleHero: Despite their losses, the Shane Gang has never gotten terribly hurt from their battles. Except that [[spoiler:that one time Eli got ghouled.]]
* MyHorseIsAMotorbike: The Shane Gang all ride Mechabeasts which can turn into motorbikes and vehicles of the like.



* AFatherToHisMen: Despite being just his slugs, Eli cares deeply for all his slugs he uses in battle. He also cares a lot for his teammates whom he considers his family.



* BadassAdorable: Eli's a cool slugslinging prodigy, but there's a reason why [[PeripheryDemographic so many girls watch this show...]].
* BadassNormal: He doesn't have the muscle and strength of a troll or the tracking skills of a molenoid, Eli's pretty normal as humans can get, but it doesn't make him any less badass.



* FamilyOfChoice: Eli has lost most of his family, but he considers The Shang Gang his family.
* FriendToAllLivingThings: Almost every slug Eli meets are extraordinarily friendly to him, even if they may be the slugs of enemies.
* GoodSamaritan: Even if it costs his something in the process, Eli always puts others first before himself.



* KidHero: He's only fifteen years old. [[spoiler:He hits is 16 birthday by the end of ''Into the Shadows'' so he's growing out of it.]]



* MysteriousPast: Other than his father being Will Shane and that he was from the Surface, not much is known about Eli's life before Slugterra. [[spoiler:Later it is revealed that he has never talked about his past, even with his friends who he considers his family. He reveals that he had a less than satisfactory life after his father disappeared and his mother left him, leaving him to go live with his uncle.]]
* NaiveNewcomer: Was this at the beginning of Slugterra. Effectively graduated from this after the first season.
* NiceGuy: Is inherently nice and a good person at heart. He is prone to trust people and giving second chances.



* SecretKeeper: As the current Shane, Eli has a lot of secrets to keep.



* TheHeart: Undoubtedly one to the Shane Gang and the 99 Caverns. If he falls, a Shane falls, which is usually a bad thing. He's the only thing between the bad guys and Slugterra. Whenever he goes missing or gets incarcerated, the Shane Gang gets heavily handicapped.



!!Pronto Geronimole
->'''Voiced by:''' Lee Tuckar
A Molenoid who acts as the tracker for the team.
* AmbiguouslyGay: He has been seen ogling a bejeweled purse, been okay with crossdressing (Even asking "Do these shoes go with my outfit or are they too matchy-matchy?" Keep in mind that he was in a dress and heels at the time), and so far the only love he's shown to anyone was in the final episode of season one, "Light as Day," when he latched onto Eli's leg with a lovey-dovey look on his face.
* ComedicUnderwearExposure: Pronto's underwear has been seen several times in the series. The best two Pronto underwear scenes are from episodes "Keys to the Kingdom," where Pronto and Sedo get hit by Thresher slugs and end up fighting in their undies, and "Upgrade," where Pronto's MechaBeast rips off his pants.
** Also, in the first few minutes of Slug Fu Showdown, Pronto gets stuck in Jellyish Slug goop and the Shane Gang pulls him clear out of his pants, which are then eaten by a giant turtle.
** Also in Slug Fu Showdown, Pronto is demonstraiting his brand of Slug Fu when the Elementals start swarming him. When they leave, Pronto smiles thinking hes won. Then he suddenly looks down and realizes he's once again in his underwear. Then, he has to ride into Quiet Lawn Caverns with his undies exposed.
* FriendlySniper: Averted. His blaster has a scope and a longer barrel, so in theory, he ought to be capable of more accurate shots. But his bravado and poor choice of slugs in combat make these attachments the only things keeping him from being completely ineffective as a slinger.
* FunnyForeigner: He has... some sort of accent, though most of the Molenoids in the show speak in fairly standard North American accents.
* Gasshole: Not only is Pronto's favorite slug a Flatulorhinkus, but every time Pronto is scared or surprised a fart sound can be heard.
* LargeHam: Pronto is this '''[[UpToEleven in SPADES]]'''.
* NoSenseOfDirection: Zigzagged. Sometimes he gets the gang where they need to go without a hitch, sometimes it would be through unnecessary peril via the scenic route.
* [[spoiler: RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: He may be king of the Molenoids but this doesn't stop him from taking an active part in helping save and protect Slugterra]].
* SmallNameBigEgo: Has an inflated opinion of himself.
* SpannerInTheWorks: The fact that the Gamemaster researched our heroes to get into their heads ''but didn't bother with Pronto'' [[BewareTheSillyOnes is precisely what allows our heroes to turn the tables.]]
* ThirdPersonPerson: Pronto refers to himself this way.
* {{Wedgie}}: Pronto gets these A LOT. They first start in the episode Undertow, when Pronto gets wedgied on a giant hook, then several more times from such things as a fishing pole, a crystal worm, and Kord.



* BadassNormal: She's just a regular old human, but oh is she badass.



* DeadpanSnarker: Trixie does the most of this out of the entire Shane Gang.
* FieryRedhead: Sometimes Trixie does have a tendency to blow up and get angry.
* GirlyBruiser: Being a girl doesn't stop Trixie from knocking down people twice her size.



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: She prefers to go by the name Trixie.

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: She prefers to go by the name Trixie.Trixie, though her full name is Beatrice.



* AscendedFanboy: When Kord gets to join his favourite slugball team in "Slugball".

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* AscendedFanboy: When Kord gets to join his favourite slugball team in "Slugball". He also becomes a Mall Cop during ''Dawn of the Slug''.
* BlueIsHerioc: He's on the force of good and he also has blue skin.
* BruiserWithASoftCenter: Despite being the strongest of the team, Kord also has one of the biggest hearts.
* GeniusBruiser: Kord is incredibly smart, but he also packs just a big a punch.
* TheBigGuy: He's the biggest of all the members of the Shane Gang.



* TheSmartGuy: He's one of the most tech-savy guy on the Shane Gang. He's always the one doing the calculations and anything of the sort.



!!Pronto Geronimole
->'''Voiced by:''' Lee Tuckar
A Molenoid who acts as the tracker for the team.
* AmbiguouslyGay: He has been seen ogling a bejeweled purse, been okay with crossdressing (Even asking "Do these shoes go with my outfit or are they too matchy-matchy?" Keep in mind that he was in a dress and heels at the time), and so far the only love he's shown to anyone was in the final episode of season one, "Light as Day," when he latched onto Eli's leg with a lovey-dovey look on his face.
* ComedicUnderwearExposure: Pronto's underwear has been seen several times in the series. The best two Pronto underwear scenes are from episodes "Keys to the Kingdom," where Pronto and Sedo get hit by Thresher slugs and end up fighting in their undies, and "Upgrade," where Pronto's MechaBeast rips off his pants.
** Also, in the first few minutes of Slug Fu Showdown, Pronto gets stuck in Jellyish Slug goop and the Shane Gang pulls him clear out of his pants, which are then eaten by a giant turtle.
** Also in Slug Fu Showdown, Pronto is demonstraiting his brand of Slug Fu when the Elementals start swarming him. When they leave, Pronto smiles thinking hes won. Then he suddenly looks down and realizes he's once again in his underwear. Then, he has to ride into Quiet Lawn Caverns with his undies exposed.
* FriendlySniper: Averted. His blaster has a scope and a longer barrel, so in theory, he ought to be capable of more accurate shots. But his bravado and poor choice of slugs in combat make these attachments the only things keeping him from being completely ineffective as a slinger.
* FunnyForeigner: He has... some sort of accent, though most of the Molenoids in the show speak in fairly standard North American accents.
* Gasshole: Not only is Pronto's favorite slug a Flatulorhinkus, but every time Pronto is scared or surprised a fart sound can be heard.
* LargeHam: Pronto is this '''[[UpToEleven in SPADES]]'''.
* NoSenseOfDirection: Zigzagged. Sometimes he gets the gang where they need to go without a hitch, sometimes it would be through unnecessary peril via the scenic route.
* [[spoiler: RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: He may be king of the Molenoids but this doesn't stop him from taking an active part in helping save and protect Slugterra]].
* SmallNameBigEgo: Has an inflated opinion of himself.
* SpannerInTheWorks: The fact that the Gamemaster researched our heroes to get into their heads ''but didn't bother with Pronto'' [[BewareTheSillyOnes is precisely what allows our heroes to turn the tables.]]
* ThirdPersonPerson: Pronto refers to himself this way.
* {{Wedgie}}: Pronto gets these A LOT. They first start in the episode Undertow, when Pronto gets wedgied on a giant hook, then several more times from such things as a fishing pole, a crystal worm, and Kord.



* ActionPet: They're often treated like pets, but they're also one the only way to effectively battle in Slugterra.




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* TheAtoner: When he realize how bad the damage that happened to the eastern cavern while he was the darkslinger (The right hand of the emperor) was, he and the rest of the shane gang made it their mission to fix the damage that was done.
* HeroWithBadPublicity: The years he spent as the darkslinger have resulted in him being hated by the people of the eastern caverns.

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* AndIMustScream: The very fact that he was trapped in his own mind, possessed by a ghouled slug for 'twenty years of his life'. He doesn't remember much, thankfully, which makes it easier for him to recover from.
* ArcHero: He was one of the main characters in Season 4 & 5, but he was demoted to a minor character once the Shane Gang returned to the 99 Caverns.
* TheAtoner: When he realize realized how bad the damage that happened much carnage he had caused to the eastern cavern while he was Eastern Cavern as the darkslinger (The right hand of the emperor) was, Dark Slinger, he and the rest of Shane Gang went and fixed it all; redeeming himself in the shane gang made it their mission to fix the damage that was done.
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* HeroWithBadPublicity: The years he spent as the darkslinger Dark Slinger have resulted in him being hated by the people of the eastern caverns.Eastern Caverns.



* OlderThanTheyLook: Turn out he was the darkslinger for 20 years (Even he was shock by that revelation)

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Turn Turns out he was the darkslinger dark slinger for 20 years (Even he was shock by that revelation)years.


* TheCorruption: [[spoiler:Became corrupted by Goon Doc and fell under his control.]]

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* TheCorruption: [[spoiler:Became corrupted by Goon Doc and fell under his control.control for a moment. He did manage to break free though thanks to Burpy and Doc.]]

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* TheCorruption: [[spoiler:Became corrupted by Goon Doc and fell under his control.]]


* MissingMom: [[spoiler:Eli reveals in ''Into the Shadow'' that his mother had left him when he was only 10 years old for an unknown reason.]]

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* MissingMom: [[spoiler:Eli reveals in ''Into the Shadow'' that his mother had left him when he was only 10 years old for an unknown reason.reason and that he hasn't seen her since.]]


* ActionHero
* AllLovingHero: Cares for the inhabitants of everyone in the caverns, no matter who they are.



* TheHero: But of course.

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* TheHero: But {{Determinator}}: As long as there's just a sliver of course.hope, Eli will never back down from what seems like an impossible victory.
* HeroProtagonist
* HurtingHero: Sometimes, being a hero hurts. [[spoiler:Especially making decisions like having to stop himself from helping his father for the fate of the cavern.]]



* MissingMom: [[Eli reveals in ''Into the Shadow'' that his mother had left him when he was only 10 years old for an unknown reason.]]
* ParentalNeglect: [[Eli was abandoned by his mother when he was only ten years old and had been picked up by his uncle.]]
* ParentalAbandonment: When he was only 10 years old, [[Eli was abandoned by his parents. It couldn't be helped his father's situation, but his mother apparently willingly abandoned her ten-year-old son.]]

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* MissingMom: [[Eli [[spoiler:Eli reveals in ''Into the Shadow'' that his mother had left him when he was only 10 years old for an unknown reason.]]
* ParentalNeglect: [[Eli was abandoned MindRape: [[spoiler:Was done so by his mother Goon Doc when he tried to turn Eli into his Dark Slinger. He was only ten years old forced into submission into his own mind and had been picked up by lost control of his uncle.body.]]
* ParentalNeglect: [[spoiler:Eli was abandoned by his mother when he was only ten years old and had been picked up by his uncle.]]
* ParentalAbandonment: When he was only 10 years old, [[Eli [[spoiler:Eli was abandoned by his parents. It couldn't be helped his father's situation, but his mother apparently willingly abandoned her ten-year-old son.]]



* TheChampion: One to the 99 Caverns. Possibly to all of Slugterra.
* TheHero: But of course.
* TheLeader: To the Shane Gang.




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* WorldsBestWarrior: Eli is undoubtedly one of the strongest and most adept slugslingers in all of Slugterra.

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* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Has a tendency to go help anyone in need when possible.


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* MissingMom: [[Eli reveals in ''Into the Shadow'' that his mother had left him when he was only 10 years old for an unknown reason.]]
* ParentalNeglect: [[Eli was abandoned by his mother when he was only ten years old and had been picked up by his uncle.]]
* ParentalAbandonment: When he was only 10 years old, [[Eli was abandoned by his parents. It couldn't be helped his father's situation, but his mother apparently willingly abandoned her ten-year-old son.]]


* [[spoiler:IAmNotLikeMyFather]]: [[spoiler:Tad wants to be seen as better than his father in how he runs the family business of slug ghouling.]]

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* [[spoiler:IAmNotLikeMyFather]]: [[spoiler:IAmNotMyFather]]: [[spoiler:Tad wants to be seen as better than his father in how he runs the family business of slug ghouling.]]


!!The Technician[[, aka Drusilla]]

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!!The Technician[[, Technician[[spoiler:, aka Drusilla]]

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!!The Technician[[, aka Drusilla]]
A female cave troll in the Eastern Caverns who is renowned for their abilities in constructing slingers.
* BadBoss: She is very demanding of her employees.
* ShipTease: She gets plenty of these moments with Kord.

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* HeroWithBadPublicity: The years he spent as the darkslinger have resulted in him being hated by the people of the eastern caverns.

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