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* RollerbladeGood: Is extremely good at ice skating, as evidenced in Season 2’s “Ice Pick”.


* BatterUp!: A baseball bat is his go-to weapon as the series progresses.

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* BatterUp!: BatterUp: A baseball bat is his go-to weapon as the series progresses.

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* BatterUp!: A baseball bat is his go-to weapon as the series progresses.

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* ButtMonkey: Goes through quite a bit of trauma, especially in the later seasons. And as of the series finale, Stiles has had a gun held to his head 6 times over the course of the show.

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* AgonyOfTheFeet: Stiles is revealed in the series finale to have gotten his toe “obliterated” while attempting to save Derek.


* JerkassFacade: Although he is a very snarky and grumpy person, Derek hides a lot of fear, guilt, insecurity and loneliness under a rather mean exterior. As can be seen in flashbacks, his personality used to be a lot closer to Scott's in his younger years.


* BerserkButton: Never insult his fallen family members. Also he really doesn't like werewolf hunters. This makes Kate ''exceptionally'' good at it.

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* BerserkButton: Never insult his fallen family members. Also he He also really doesn't like werewolf hunters. This makes Kate ''exceptionally'' good at pushing it.

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* BrokenBird: His whole life from fifteen onward is one big downward spiral. The first time we meet him he's just lost his sister the last of his family and his Alpha. Six years before that he lost most of his family and made to feel it was his own fault after he was seduced by Kate Argent (a much older woman who preyed on an already depressed and tramatized teenager) who had only months before been forced to Mercy Kill his first love. Things do not get easier for him throughout the show.


* BrainsAndBrawn: Scott is the Brawn to Stiles' Brains. Scott, who is a werewolf with abilities, is more prone to using physical combat and violence to fight his enemies. Stiles, who is human with no abilities, is more likely to use his intelligence and his brains to come up with solutions during battles. These traits in Scott and Stiles make them a complementary team.

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* BrainsAndBrawn: Scott is the Brawn to Stiles' Brains. Scott, who is a werewolf with abilities, is more prone to using physical combat and violence to fight his enemies. Stiles, who is human with no abilities, is more likely to use his intelligence and his brains to come up with solutions during battles. These traits in Scott and Stiles make them a complementary team. this often gets subverted in that Scott is actually the more thoughtful of the two, is the strategist, and is the one who thinks through his actions. While Stiles tends to be the one who does things without thinking, and then does things like recklessly attacking an alpha with a baseball bat.



** Scott by the Alpha in "Night School". Because of this, Scott almost attempts to kill all of his friends including Stiles, Allison, Lydia and Jackson. He snaps out of it pretty quickly, but still...

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** Scott by the Alpha in "Night School". Because of this, Scott almost attempts to kill all of his friends including Stiles, Allison, Lydia and Jackson. He snaps out of it pretty quickly, managed to resist Peter long enough to turn the key to the room where his friends are, to protect them, but still...



* TheChosenOne: Scott is a True Alpha, a once-in-a-century werewolf who can rise to Alpha status based only on their own character and strength of will.

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* TheChosenOne: Scott is a True Alpha, a once-in-a-century werewolf who can rise to Alpha status based only on their own character and strength of will. This is a subversion though of the trope, since he was not destined to be a true Alpha, but achieved the status through his own choices and actions.



* CoolLoser: Initially he and Stiles are nerdy outcasts with no apparent friends apart from each other. While Scott's asthma and dorkiness might explain why he's not the most popular kid at school, it's hard to believe a guy as friendly and sweet as Scott would have ''no'' other friends. (Of course it's entirely possible that they did have more acquaintances before the show, but were only close with each other when the werewolf mess hit).

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* CoolLoser: Initially he and Stiles are nerdy outcasts with no apparent friends apart from each other. While Scott's asthma and dorkiness might explain why he's not the most popular kid at school, it's hard to believe a guy as friendly and sweet as Scott would have ''no'' other friends. (Of (Chances are that a lot of that has to do with Stiles paranoia and defensiveness around other people. Since Stiles seems to have issues with it whenever Scott makes friends with someone new. Of course it's entirely possible that they did have more acquaintances before the show, but were only close with each other when the werewolf mess hit).



* FatalFlaw: His pacifism. Many of the problems in the show actually could've been prevented if Scott was actually willing to kill. Deucalion and Peter point out this flaw many times as they say it weakens him and causes Scott to be WeakButSkilled. However Scott always manages to succeed in all of the supernatural encounters him and his pack has endured by solving it without killing even though many lives are lost in the process this comes back to bite him in the final season where one person was angry at Scott and his friends for not saving her and checking to see if she was alive.
* TheFettered: Scott lives by a code of morals and standards that contrasts with the GreyAndGrayMorality of most people around him.
* ForGreatJustice: Scott's desire to save and protect people comes from his strong belief in doing the right thing. Scott has a strong sense of duty and he fights for justice and peace.

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* FatalFlaw: His pacifism. Many of the problems in the show actually could've been prevented if Scott was actually willing to kill. Occasionally enemies will see his pacifism as such. Deucalion and Peter point out this flaw many times as they say it weakens him and causes Scott to be WeakButSkilled. However Scott always manages This ignores that Scott's refusal to succeed in all kill as a first option, has actually solved more problems than it has caused. Since without it, Chris would not have made his heel turn, Lydia would have been killed when Derek suspected her of being the supernatural encounters kanima, Jackson would have died, and Peter would have been killed as soon as he came back in s2. Scott's true fatal flaw is his tendency to martyr himself. He accepts people hurting him and his pack has endured by solving it without killing even though many lives are lost in using him to spare others from the process this comes back to bite him in the final season where one person was angry at Scott and his friends for same fate, but that often doesn't solve problems, it just perpetuates them (like not saving telling Kira bout her and checking fox spirit in Season 5A). He is often unwilling to see confront others if she was alive.
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* TheFettered: Scott lives by a code of morals and standards that contrasts with the GreyAndGrayMorality of most people around him.
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* ForGreatJustice: Scott's desire to save and protect people comes from his strong belief in doing the right thing. And the notion that someone should be there for others, since no one was there for him, when he needed someone. Scott has a strong sense of duty and he fights for justice and peace.



** In the Season 1 finale, he figured out and proved to Derek that Peter had intentionally murdered Laura, not by accident, to get Derek fully back on his side.

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** In the Season 1 finale, he figured out and proved to Derek that Peter had intentionally murdered Laura, not by accident, lured Laura to Beacon Hills in order to murder her, rather than Peter's claim of her death being an accident. Scott's evidence was enough to get Derek fully back on his side.



* MoralityPet: Scott is more or less Derek's werewolf Jiminy Cricket, but he also helps Isaac find his way back to more acceptable social behavior.

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* MoralityPet: Scott is more or less Derek's werewolf Jiminy Cricket, but he also helps Isaac find his way back to more acceptable social behavior. Without Scott, Stiles would probably be even more likely to fall into cruelty, and give in to his abusive tendencies



Stiles is Scott's best friend, and also the only person who Scott tells about his transformation at first. Loyal and caring to those he loves, Stiles is more cynical and pragmatic than Scott, and keeps his vulnerabilities well hidden under a unique gift for snarky comments. He's very protective of his widowed father, Sheriff Stilinski, and holds a special torch for Lydia, who over the course of the show turns into another trusted friend. After having been possessed by a Nogitsune who forced him to fight his friends in Season 3B, he is currently helping his girlfriend Malia adjust to humanity and living life as a were creature.

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Stiles is Scott's best friend, and also the only person who Scott tells about his transformation at first. Loyal and caring to those few he loves, Stiles is more cynical and pragmatic than Scott, and keeps his vulnerabilities well hidden under a unique gift for snarky comments. He's very protective of his widowed father, Sheriff Stilinski, and holds a special torch for Lydia, who over the course of the show turns into another trusted friend. After having been possessed by a Nogitsune who forced him to fight his friends in Season 3B, he is currently helping his girlfriend Malia adjust to humanity and living life as a were creature.



* BrainsAndBrawn: Stiles is the Brains to Scott's werewolf Brawn. Stiles relies on his brains and intelligence to deal with the enemy while Scott relies more on action and physical combat to fight the enemy.

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* BrainsAndBrawn: Stiles is the Brains to Scott's werewolf Brawn. Stiles relies on his brains and intelligence to deal with the enemy while Scott relies more on action and physical combat to fight the enemy. This gets subverted as Stiles often acts without planning or even thinking things through


* UnskilledButStrong: During season 1 Scott was very strong even tough enough to take on Derek who had years of experience and even punch the Alpha back. Subverted in later seasons when he starts to get control of his werewolf side and then he becomes WeakbutSkilled.

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* UnskilledButStrong: During season 1 Scott was very strong even tough enough to take on Derek who had years of experience and even punch the Alpha back. Subverted in later seasons when he starts to get control of his werewolf side and then he becomes WeakbutSkilled.WeakButSkilled.



* BloodKnight: Derek sometimes loves a good fight as shown in season two where he has some fun fighting Scott.



* RoaringRampageofRevenge/Resue: In season 1 he's searching for the Alpha who killed his sister Laura. Also he goes on one during season 3 when Erica and Boyd are captured only to find out that Erica was killed. Season 4 when Kate Argent turns out to be alive but is a werejaguar. He then is ready to go after her because she turned him into a teen and reduced his werewolf abilities.

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* RoaringRampageofRevenge/Resue: RoaringRampageofRevenge/[[RoaringRampageOfRescue Rescue]]: In season 1 he's searching for the Alpha who killed his sister Laura. Also he goes on one during season 3 when Erica and Boyd are captured only to find out that Erica was killed. Season 4 when Kate Argent turns out to be alive but is a werejaguar. He then is ready to go after her because she turned him into a teen and reduced his werewolf abilities.


* FatalFlaw: His pacifism. Many of the problems in the show actually could've been prevented if Scott was actually willing to kill. Deucalion and Peter point out this flaw many times as they say it weakens him and causes Scott to be WeakButSkilled. However Scott always manages to succeed in all of the supernatural encounters him and his pack has endured by solving it without killing even though many lives are lost in the process this comes back to bite him in the final season where one person was angry at Scott and his friends for not saving her and checking to see if she was alive.



* WeakbutSkilled: Kincaid even says he has the eyes of an Alpha but where's his strength. This may be due to Scott not really wanting to kill anybody or seriously injure them. Or maybe him not wanting to lose control in his wolf form.

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* WeakbutSkilled: WeakButSkilled: Kincaid even says he has the eyes of an Alpha but where's asks where his strength. This may be due to strength is. Scott not really wanting has managed to kill anybody or seriously injure them. Or maybe him not wanting to lose control in his wolf form.werewolf form to the point where his fighting ability has suddenly decreased and is aost on losing end in a fight. But what really is holding him back is his pacifism.


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* InterspeciesRomance: Happens to him twice: his first girlfriend is Allison, a human, his second girlfriend is Kira, a kitsune and his third girlfriend is Malia, a werecoyote.

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* InterspeciesRomance: Happens to him twice: three times: his first girlfriend is Allison, a human, his second girlfriend is Kira, a kitsune and his third girlfriend is Malia, a werecoyote.


* InnocentFanserviceGirl: Being in the woods as just a coyote, she doesn't see the big deal in being naked around others, nor does she understand the implications when Stiles' dad see them both with chains.

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* InnocentFanserviceGirl: Being in the woods as just a coyote, she doesn't see the big deal in being naked around others, nor does she understand the implications when Stiles' dad see them both with chains. Perhaps the best example of this is in the first episode of Season 6: Malia returns to Scott, Stiles, and Lydia after attempting to sniff out some missing people in coyote form. She shifts back right in front of them, in the middle of a police impound lot (at night, they're the only ones around), Lydia hands her clothes back, and they discuss the problem as she gets dressed. Implying she stripped down, gave her clothes to Lydia for safekeeping, and then shifted into a coyote to start all this. No reacts to this as if it is even slightly unusual.


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* GoodBadGirl: Downplayed, but she's definitely not the innocent Girl Next Door she appears. She encourages Scott to succeed at bowling by telling him to picture her naked. When Scott had dinner with her family, so he could find a bullet Kate had poisoned Derek with, when Kate confronts Scott about going through her bags, Allison says she's the one who did it, and produces a condom, daring her dad or aunt to make a big deal out of it. Then there's her deciding to see how serious Isaac is about their Unresolved Sexual Tension by basically tearing off her shirt and glaring at him wearing only a bra as if to say "You want me, here I am!"


* TheSmartGirl: Lydia is the smartest character on the show. She's a shoo-in for valedictorian with her 5.0 GPA and deep knowledge of a wide variety of subjects. This is invoked in-universe several times: In "Motel California", for example, she's seen browsing a book on Quantum Theory for some "light reading" on a school trip.

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* TheSmartGirl: Lydia is the smartest character on the show. She's a shoo-in for valedictorian with her 5.0 GPA and deep knowledge of a wide variety of subjects. This is invoked in-universe several times: In "Motel California", for example, she's seen browsing a book on Quantum Theory for some "light reading" on a school trip. She also aspires to win a Fields Medal, because Nobel doesn't have a prize in mathematics.

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