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* GenderBentAlternateUniverse - If said person is a gender-bent version of themselves.





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* EvilBrunetteTwin The Evil Twin has darker hair.



** EvilBrunetteTwin The Evil Twin has darker hair.



* MobileSuitHuman When the robot duplicate is piloted by a tiny alien.



** MobileSuitHuman When the robot duplicate is piloted by a tiny alien.



* {{Shapeshifting}} Some doppelgängers can do it by shape shifting.


* IdentityImpersonator Creating a doppelgänger of the SecretIdentity to proof that our hero is not the superhero.

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* IdentityImpersonator Creating a doppelgänger of the SecretIdentity to proof prove that our hero is not the superhero.


* RobotMe When the dopplegänger is a robot.

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* RobotMe When the dopplegänger doppelgänger is a robot.


* BodySnatcher Doppelgangers created by bodily possession.

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* BodySnatcher Doppelgangers Doppelgängers created by bodily possession.


* AlternatePersonalityPunishment -- An alternate personality or clone of the perpetrator gets punished.
* AlternateSelf -- It's the same person, but in a different timeline and leading a different life.
* AlternateUniverse -- self explanatory.
* ArtificialHuman -- [[OurClonesAreIdentical Clones]] and [[OrganicTechnology bioroids]] are one common way of making duplicates.
* BodySnatcher -- Doppelgangers created by bodily possession.
* ChangelingTale -- When TheFairFolk [[InvasionOfTheBabySnatchers abduct children]], they often [[RedHeadedStepchild leave behind]] a "changeling".
* CelebrityImpersonator -- Somebody looks like and is mistaken for a famous person
* CloneByConversion -- Being transformed into somebody else's doppelgänger.
* CostumeCopycat -- When a hero is impersonated by someone in a nearly identical costume.
* CriminalDoppelganger -- When the person's double is also coincidentally a wanted criminal.
* DeadPersonImpersonation -- When one person takes over another's identity.
* DifferentlyDressedDuplicates -- The person has been copied, but their clothes haven't.
* DoppelgangerAttack -- When one person makes multiple physical copies of oneself for combat.
* DoppelgangerSpin -- When one person makes multiple harmless copies and circle the target to distract them.
* EasyImpersonation -- When a hero is impersonated by someone in a not-even-similar costume.
* EvilCounterpart -- A character (not related to the hero) who is very similar, but ForWantOfANail turned evil.
* EvilDoppelganger -- The MirrorUniverse counterpart of the hero.
* EvilKnockoff - when a robotic duplicate or clone is made of a hero with the purpose of destroying them.
* EvilTwin -- When a character has an evil sibling or alternate reality duplicate.
** EvilBrunetteTwin -- The Evil Twin has darker hair.
* FaceStealer -- When a villain has to harm another character in some way to look like them.
* FreakyFridayFlip -- When two people switch bodies, the result is remarkably doppelganger-like.
* {{Humanshifting}} -- A type of Shape Shifter that turns into humans.
* IdenticalGrandson -- SuperpowerfulGenetics is so strong, it can give you the original person back!
* IdenticalStranger -- For some reason, the gene sequencing fairy took the day off and you have an unrelated twin.
* IdentityImpersonator -- Creating a doppelganger of the SecretIdentity to proof that our hero is not the superhero.
* InexplicablyIdenticalIndividuals -- Not clones. Not related. They all just ''happen'' to look, talk, act, and think alike.
* JekyllAndHyde -- When the person is their own doppelganger.
* LegendaryImpostor -- Con artist tries to copy a well-known SecretIdentity for profit or fun.
* LiteralSplitPersonality -- A character's alter-egos are represented by multiple entities.
* MirrorSelf -- The antithesis of the hero. Often wears black.
* MySiblingWillLiveThroughMe -- When a sibling takes over a person's identity.
* OddballDoppelganger -- A clone or a lookalike of a character looks just a bit...off.
* OppositeSexClone -- A clone of the opposite sex of the original.
* OurClonesAreIdentical -- An index of clones tropes.
* ReplicantSnatching -- Or when a robot/alien peels off the original's skin and wears it.
* RobotMe -- When the doppleganger is a robot.
** MobileSuitHuman -- When the robot duplicate is piloted by a tiny alien.
* SeparatedAtBirth -- two (often but not always identical) twins are, well, separated at birth.
* {{Shapeshifting}} -- Some doppelgangers can do it by shape shifting.
* SplitAtBirth -- A singular being separates into multiple entities at birth.
* SurgicalImpersonation -- When the doppelganger used MagicPlasticSurgery to impersonate someone.
* TemporalDuplication -- Multiple versions of the same person at different points of time, around the same place.
* TwinSwitch -- Twins momentarily impersonate each other.

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* AlternatePersonalityPunishment -- An alternate personality or clone of the perpetrator gets punished.
* AlternateSelf -- It's the same person, but in a different timeline and leading a different life.
* AlternateUniverse -- self explanatory.
self-explanatory.
* ArtificialHuman -- [[OurClonesAreIdentical Clones]] and [[OrganicTechnology bioroids]] are one common way of making duplicates.
* BodySnatcher -- Doppelgangers created by bodily possession.
* ChangelingTale -- When TheFairFolk [[InvasionOfTheBabySnatchers abduct children]], they often [[RedHeadedStepchild leave behind]] a "changeling".
* CelebrityImpersonator -- Somebody looks like and is mistaken for a famous person
* CloneByConversion -- Being transformed into somebody else's doppelgänger.
* CostumeCopycat -- When a hero is impersonated by someone in a nearly identical costume.
* CriminalDoppelganger -- When the person's double is also coincidentally a wanted criminal.
* DeadPersonImpersonation -- When one person takes over another's identity.
* DifferentlyDressedDuplicates -- The person has been copied, but their clothes haven't.
* DoppelgangerAttack -- When one person makes multiple physical copies of oneself for combat.
* DoppelgangerSpin -- When one person makes multiple harmless copies and circle the target to distract them.
* EasyImpersonation -- When a hero is impersonated by someone in a not-even-similar costume.
* EvilCounterpart -- A character (not related to the hero) who is very similar, but ForWantOfANail turned evil.
* EvilDoppelganger -- The MirrorUniverse counterpart of the hero.
* EvilKnockoff - when a robotic duplicate or clone is made of a hero with the purpose of destroying them.
* EvilTwin -- When a character has an evil sibling or alternate reality duplicate.
** EvilBrunetteTwin -- The Evil Twin has darker hair.
* FaceStealer -- When a villain has to harm another character in some way to look like them.
* FreakyFridayFlip -- When two people switch bodies, the result is remarkably doppelganger-like.
doppelgänger-like.
* {{Humanshifting}} -- A type of Shape Shifter shapeshifter that turns into humans.
humans.
* IdenticalGrandson -- SuperpowerfulGenetics is so strong, it can give you the original person back!
* IdenticalStranger -- For some reason, the gene sequencing fairy took the day off and you have an unrelated twin.
* IdentityImpersonator -- Creating a doppelganger doppelgänger of the SecretIdentity to proof that our hero is not the superhero.
* InexplicablyIdenticalIndividuals -- Not clones. Not related. They all just ''happen'' to look, talk, act, and think alike.
* JekyllAndHyde -- When the person is their own doppelganger.
doppelgänger.
* LegendaryImpostor -- Con artist tries to copy a well-known SecretIdentity for profit or fun.
* LiteralSplitPersonality -- A character's alter-egos are represented by multiple entities.
* MirrorSelf -- The antithesis of the hero. Often wears black.
* MySiblingWillLiveThroughMe -- When a sibling takes over a person's identity.
* OddballDoppelganger -- A clone or a lookalike of a character looks just a bit...bit... off.
* OppositeSexClone -- A clone of the opposite sex of the original.
* OurClonesAreIdentical -- An index of clones clone tropes.
* ReplicantSnatching -- Or when a robot/alien peels off the original's skin and wears it.
* RobotMe -- When the doppleganger dopplegänger is a robot.
** MobileSuitHuman -- When the robot duplicate is piloted by a tiny alien.
* SeparatedAtBirth -- two Two (often but not always identical) twins are, well, separated at birth.
* {{Shapeshifting}} -- Some doppelgangers doppelgängers can do it by shape shifting.
* SplitAtBirth -- A singular being separates into multiple entities at birth.
* SurgicalImpersonation -- When the doppelganger doppelgänger used MagicPlasticSurgery to impersonate someone.
* TemporalDuplication -- Multiple versions of the same person at different points of time, around the same place.
* TwinSwitch -- Twins momentarily impersonate each other.



* ActuallyADoombot -- When the person is revealed to be a robotic duplicate.
* AllegedLookalikes -- Two characters are mistaken for another in-universe but show no physical similarities to the audience.
* AllianceOfAlternates -- When multiple alternate selves ally with the main one.
* AmbiguousCloneEnding -- Did the original kill the clone, or is the clone the survivor?
* BadImpressionists -- Impressions done badly for laughs.
* BecomingTheMask -- What happens to many doppelgangers.
* BodyDouble -- When this trope is used to protect Very Important Persons.
* CaptureAndReplicate
* ConfrontingYourImposter -- When the real character and the faker come face to face.
* CounterpartCombatCoordination -- fight your doppelgangers.
* CreepyChild -- often come in twos, or more.
* DifferentlyDressedDuplicates -- Time travel duplicates dress differently.
* DistaffCounterpart -- Very similar to the original character, just the opposite gender. Often a rival or villain.
* DoppelgangerGetsSameSentiment -- the doppelganger gets the same emotional reaction as the original.
* DoppelgangerReplacementLoveInterest -- That LoveInterest that just died? They have a duplicate that wants to shack up with you.
* EmergencyImpersonation -- An impersonator tries to fill in for someone else and HilarityEnsues.
* ExpendableClone -- The tendency to see these doubles as highly expendable, if not abominations to be killed.
* FutureMeScaresMe -- That's who I turn into?!
* GenderedOutfit -- When an OppositeSexClone, DistaffCounterpart, or GenderBender wears an opposite-gender version of an established outfit.
* GlamourFailure -- Not all doppelgangers can hide their tells.
* IdentityImpersonator -- A ploy heroes use to throw off people who are snooping their SecretIdentity.
* ImpostorExposingTest -- A test to identify an alien or supernatural impostor.
* ImposterForgotOneDetail -- An impersonator fails to to be convincing.
* InkSuitActor -- Animated characters made to look very similar to the actors that play them.
* ISayWhatISay -- Doppelgangers speaking in unison.
* KillAndReplace -- A character murders another and takes their identity, usually by adapting their own appearance.
* KillingYourAlternateSelf -- When doubles & alternates of characters meet. And then kill each other.
* MangledCatchPhrase -- One person imitates another but screws up the first person's CatchPhrase.
* MesACrowd -- when someone tries to clone themselves to do their chores.
* MirrorMatch -- When a character fights themselves (or a reasonably close match) in a video game.
* MirrorMoralityMachine -- A character is made into their moral opposite thanks to {{Phlebotinum}}.
* MirrorUniverse -- Home to many morality opposite versions of a cast.
* MistakenForAnImposter
* OpeningACanOfClones -- A story with clones, especially when used to revive dead characters or undo plot, makes the events lose punch.
* OtherMeAnnoysMe -- A character is irritated by an alternate version of themselves.
* PreferableImpersonator -- People like the doppelganger more than the original.
* PrinceAndPauper -- Two people switch lives.
* ThePsychoRangers -- An ''entire team'' of doppelgangers to the FiveManBand.
* ScrewYourself -- Yes, there is PowerPerversionPotential to be had here (also RuleThirtyFour).
* ShapeshiftingFailure -- {{Shapeshifting}} is sometimes imperfect or too short-lived.
* SpotTheImposter -- When the friends of the impersonated have to figure out who the spy is.
* TeleporterAccident -- One surefire way to create a duplicate, evil or otherwise.
* TreacherousSpiritChase -- A malign entity poses as a dead loved one to lead the hero into peril
* {{Twinmaker}} -- A clone is made to replace a dead original.
* VillainsBlendInBetter -- Most villainous doppelgangers easily impersonate their target.
* YouAreWhoYouEat -- A non-human shapeshifts into the form of the person they've eaten.

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* ActuallyADoombot -- When the person is revealed to be a robotic duplicate.
* AllegedLookalikes -- Two characters are mistaken for another in-universe but show no physical similarities to the audience.
* AllianceOfAlternates -- When multiple alternate selves ally with the main one.
* AmbiguousCloneEnding -- Did the original kill the clone, or is the clone the survivor?
* BadImpressionists -- Impressions done badly for laughs.
* BecomingTheMask -- What happens to many doppelgangers.
doppelgängers.
* BodyDouble -- When this trope is used to protect Very Important Persons.
* CaptureAndReplicate
CaptureAndReplicate Someone is kept alive while their captor impersonates them.
* ConfrontingYourImposter -- When the real character and the faker come face to face.
* CounterpartCombatCoordination -- fight Fighting your doppelgangers.
doppelgängers.
* CreepyChild -- often Often come in twos, or more.
* DifferentlyDressedDuplicates -- Time travel duplicates dress differently.
* DistaffCounterpart -- Very similar to the original character, just the opposite gender. Often a rival or villain.
* DoppelgangerCrossover Fanfiction crossing over two works featuring the same actor in different roles.
* DoppelgangerGetsSameSentiment -- the doppelganger The doppelgänger gets the same emotional reaction as the original.
* DoppelgangerReplacementLoveInterest -- That LoveInterest that just died? They have a duplicate that wants to shack up with you.
* EmergencyImpersonation -- An impersonator tries to fill in for someone else and HilarityEnsues.
* ExpendableClone -- The tendency to see these doubles as highly expendable, if not abominations to be killed.
* FutureMeScaresMe -- That's who I turn into?!
* GenderedOutfit -- When an OppositeSexClone, DistaffCounterpart, or GenderBender wears an opposite-gender version of an established outfit.
* GlamourFailure -- Not all doppelgangers doppelgängers can hide their tells.
* IdentityImpersonator -- A ploy heroes use to throw off people who are snooping their SecretIdentity.
*
ImpostorExposingTest -- A test to identify an alien or supernatural impostor.
* ImposterForgotOneDetail -- An impersonator fails to to be convincing.
* InkSuitActor -- Animated characters made to look very similar to the actors that play them.
* ISayWhatISay -- Doppelgangers Doppelgängers speaking in unison.
* KillAndReplace -- A character murders another and takes their identity, usually by adapting their own appearance.
* KillingYourAlternateSelf -- When doubles & alternates of characters meet. And then kill each other.
* MangledCatchPhrase -- One person imitates another but screws up the first person's CatchPhrase.
* MesACrowd -- when When someone tries to clone themselves to do their chores.
themselves.
* MirrorMatch -- When a character fights themselves (or a reasonably close match) in a video game.
* MirrorMoralityMachine -- A character is made into their moral opposite thanks to {{Phlebotinum}}.
* MirrorUniverse -- Home to many morality opposite versions of a cast.
* MistakenForAnImposter
MistakenForAnImposter Someone is mistaken for an imposter of themselves.
* OpeningACanOfClones -- A story with clones, especially when used to revive dead characters or undo plot, makes the events lose punch.
* OtherMeAnnoysMe -- A character is irritated by an alternate version of themselves.
* PreferableImpersonator -- People like the doppelganger doppelgänger more than the original.
* PrinceAndPauper -- Two people switch lives.
* ThePsychoRangers -- An ''entire team'' of doppelgangers doppelgängers to the FiveManBand.
* ScrewYourself -- Yes, there is PowerPerversionPotential to be had here (also RuleThirtyFour).
* ShapeshiftingFailure -- {{Shapeshifting}} is sometimes imperfect or too short-lived.
* SpotTheImposter -- When the friends of the impersonated have to figure out who the spy is.
* TeleporterAccident -- One surefire way to create a duplicate, evil or otherwise.
* TreacherousSpiritChase -- A malign entity poses as a dead loved one to lead the hero into peril
peril.
* {{Twinmaker}} -- A clone is made to replace a dead original.
* VillainsBlendInBetter -- Most villainous doppelgangers doppelgängers easily impersonate their target.
* YouAreWhoYouEat -- A non-human shapeshifts into the form of the person they've eaten.

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* PreferableImpersonator -- People like the doppelganger more than the original.

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* TemporalDuplication -- Multiple versions of the same person at different points of time, around the same place.


* InkSuitActor -- Aanimated characters made to look very similar to the actors that play them.

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* InkSuitActor -- Aanimated Animated characters made to look very similar to the actors that play them.


* InkSuitActor -- An animated character made to look very similar to the actor that play them.

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* InkSuitActor -- An animated character Aanimated characters made to look very similar to the actor actors that play them.

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* InkSuitActor -- An animated character made to look very similar to the actor that play them.


* MirrorSelf --- The antithesis of the hero. Often wears black.

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* MirrorSelf --- -- The antithesis of the hero. Often wears black.

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* AlternatePersonalityPunishment -- An alternate personality or clone of the perpetrator gets punished.



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* TwinSwitch -- Twins momentarily impersonate each other.


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* AllegedLookalikes -- Two characters are mistaken for another in-universe but show no physical similarities to the audience.


* ChangelingTale -- when TheFairFolk [[InvasionOfTheBabySnatchers abduct children]], they often [[RedHeadedStepchild leave behind]] a "changeling".

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* ChangelingTale -- when When TheFairFolk [[InvasionOfTheBabySnatchers abduct children]], they often [[RedHeadedStepchild leave behind]] a "changeling"."changeling".
* CelebrityImpersonator -- Somebody looks like and is mistaken for a famous person

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